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Daily livestock market report, March 1931
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Title: Daily livestock market report, March 1931
Uniform Title: Daily livestock market report (Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Language: English
Creator: United States -- Bureau of Agricultural Economics. -- Market News Service
Publisher: Market News Service.
Place of Publication: Fort Worth, Tex
Frequency: daily
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Subjects / Keywords: Livestock -- Marketing -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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 Notes
General Note: Includes daily statistics for Fort Worth, Chicago, Kansas City, National Stockyards (E. St. Louis), Omaha, Oklahoma City, Sioux City, St. Paul, St. Joseph, Wichita and Denver.
General Note: Issued by the Fort Worth office of the MNS.
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
C }- MARKET NEIS SERVICE
223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT NORTH TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT. MONBAY MARCH. :2,- 1931|
TODAY ESTIMATED .RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN. MARKETS.
.. (1:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES


FORT WORTH
KANSAS 10VrvTY
CHICAG'O
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA..'
OKLAHOMA CI TY
SIOUR- CITY.
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
SWiC4ITA
DENVER ... .


3,300
10,000
13,000
. 3,200
6',500
.. 800
2 2,500
I ,800
3,000
S-:. 500
: 2,300


S1 ,200.
S 1 ,000..
2,000
1,500
500
300-
200
S. 400 ...
2,000.
.. 500 *
200:. -


HoGs
HOGS SH4EEr' HOLDO'VERU D'IECT* THRU"'
I .,200 2,200, .. -722
:. 7- 000 1 1,000 1,500
53,000 17,000 .1,000 24,000
..12,000 -I.,800:- .1,500
.14,000 :15,000-
1 j300 100 ., 11
7,500 -4,500' .
S4 000 6,o: ...


9 9000 "6,500-
S2,.600 400
: 4,,800 2.800-


S 900


TOT
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FT.
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'AL I. MARKETS 47,900 9,800 116,400 67,300 *APPROxI MATE NUMOER
E WEEK AGo'.I.I, M4Ar'KTa;: 52,000 ..0,000 13,'000 80,600.bIRECT AND THrU HOG
.. : : ... INCLUDED IN THE DAY
S/ .. ESTIMATED RECEI PTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENT-S AND PACKER'"-URCHASES,-SATURbAY, FE3. 28, 193.1.
S' BATTLEE CALVES HOGS SHEER.
rUAL RECEIPTS : 152 21 622 225
"AL SHIPMENTS 114 115 ---
;KER ,%URCHASES 45 1.0 548 225
WORTH ACTUAL.,MONDAY,'IK AGO 2,743 960 1,221 -3,439.
WOR.TH ACTUAL,MONDAY,YR AGo 3,562 982 1,343- 1,320


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FORT "fORTH LIVESTOCK-'MARKET MONDAY MARCH 2,:1931. .
BASEDD ON MARKET C0NDrTIONS AND-SALE$'REPORTED UP TO',I:00'P.M.);

S.. CATTLE' -. -9ULK OF THE CATTLE SUPPLY AT 'FORT WORTH MONDAY CONSISTED ,OF SLAUGHTER
STEERS AND' YEARLINGS, YARD ESTIMA-TES CALLINGG .FOR TOTALS' OF -3,300
CATTLE AND 1,200 CALVES., YEARLING. QUALITY. WAS RE'ASONADLY GOOD, ON AN AVERAGE, OUT
OFFERINGS- OF DESIRA.3LE FED: STEERS WERE LIMITED TO ONLY A FEW LOADS. MOST OF THE
j T lAND .A1, E1 1PAND AQY
N ."UA"TI- ,! .- ".- ' "".. t.^ '^',
PACKER DEMAND FOR. SLAUGHTER STEERS APPEARED DULL'AND DEAR1 H TH'IR'OUCH-
OUt" THE F'OREOOIN. AND. VERY LITTLE..DUSi NESS IN THIS CLASS WAS TRANSACTED'ON'LOQAL
KILLING ACCOUNT., SEVERAL .SELECTIONS WERE MADE DY ORDER BUYERS, 'HOWEVER, ANDMOST
* OF THE PURCHASES ON OUTSi.D'E ACCOUNT- WltE ;RE'aRTED AT STEADY P-RICES. PACKER QI0-DS
DEVOTED A WEAKK 'TO.LOWER TREND, WITH- T.HE MARKET DEVELOP NG.*ON AN 'UNEVEN DASIS.- ONE
,.LOAD OF DESI,' ADLE..FED STEERS, COMING TWOS, SOLD- AT e7.00 AND A3DOUT FOUR. CARS -OF
RATHER LI'.'GHTWEIGHT FED-.CATTLE HANDEDD HANDS At. $6. 75 THE. STEE.RS AT $7.00 WERE
FEEDLOT MATES' TO CATTLE THAT SOLD EARLY LAST WEEK; AT $7.25.. THE 4-CAR STRI NG' AT
$6.75 MOVED ON ORDER ACCOUNTq. OTHER OFFERINGS OF .SLAUGHTER STEERS, SHOWN MOSjTLY IN
QUARANTINE, WERE OF VALUE-.TO SELL AROUND $5.25 TO-$6.00.
.SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS HELD ADOUT STEADYy WITH ORDER- BUYING DEMAND.
FAIRLY GOOD AND PACKER DEMAND RATHEr QUIET. THREE CARS OF- GOOD FED YEARLINGS .DDOUGHr
$6.75 AND SEVERAL CARS.SOLD AT $8.50, $6.40 AND $6.25. *MOST.OF THE LITTLE CATr 'E
REPORTED FROM '$6.23.' TO $ 50 MOVED ON ORDER ACCOUNT. THE THREE .CARq AT $6.75'WERE
FEEDLOT MATES TO'YEARLINGS. THAT DROUGHT THE SAME PRICE LAST WEEK. THESE CATTLE SOLD
TODAY ON PACKER. ACCOUNT SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS IN .THE PLAINER-G-RADES WERE..
SCATTERED MOSTLY UNDER 15.50. .
STEADY PARTIES WERE PAID FOR SHORT SUPPLIES OF.,QUTCHER COWS, LOW-
CUTTERS AND DU4-LS. A F`EW FAT COWS SOLD AT $4.50 AND DUTCHER GRADES FOUND.-AN .OtTLET
AROUND $3.25 TO $3.65. LOW-CUTTER COWS CHANGED HANDS AROUND $2..25 TO. $2.75, STRONG
WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE. -HARDLY ENOUGH SAUSAGE DULLS WEPE R.ECE.IVED TO PERMIT
A FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN THIS CLASS OF STOCK.


OCCASIONAL TRANSACTIONS IN STOCK CATTLE
FIGURES MUCH IN LINE WITH THOSE AT LAST WEEKS CLOSE.
MOVED OUT AT $7.00 AND SOME PLAIN STOCK STEERS DROUGHT
STOCK STEER CALVES WERE LISTED AROUND $7.25 TO $8 00.


AND CALVES-WEE .MADE AT COST
SOME'STOCK STEER YEARLINGS
$5.50. 'TH. BETTER GRADES OF


SLAUGHTER CALVES MOVED FREELY AT PRICE ADVANCES nF 25 T"O 50 CENTS.
SEVERAL LOADS OF GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES, INCLUDING SOME ON THE. SHORT YEARLING ORDER,
DROUGHT $6.75, AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES SOLD EPROM AROUND $6.25 DOWN, -INCLUDING CUI '
SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.
HOGS: TODAYIS LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT ,200 HEAD. THIS -
ESTIMATE PROVED HIGH AS ONLY AROUND 100 TnUCK HOGS WERE RECEIVED ,IN
ADDITION TO ONE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. ..THE RUN INCLUDED 722 HOGS
ON DIRECT 31LLING.
THE LICHT SUPPLY OFFERED MOVED EARLY AT PRICES STEADY WITH LAST
SATURDAY. SMALL KILLERS PAID $7.10, THE DAY'S TOP, FOR A FEW CHOICE'TRUCK HOGS AND
THE ONE LOAD OF MEDIUM TO GOOD 177--"OUNO RAIL HOOS SOLD TO PACKERS AT'$7.00. MOST
OF THE DETT.ER GRADES OF 170 TO 225-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED TO SMALL KILLERS FROM
$6.90 TO $7.00. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $5.50, OR STEADY.
SHEEP: A-OUT 2,200 SHEEP AND LAMDS ARRIVED HERE TODAY, INCLUDING TWO DECKS
KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS. .SUPPLIES CONSISTED MOSTLY OF MIXED AGES /
AND NO STRAIGHT CARLOT SALES OF GOOD TO CHOICE LAMDS, YEARLINGS OR WETHERS WERE RE-
PORTED. PRICES PAID FOR KILLING CLASSES APPEARED STEADY, QUALITY CONSIDERED. MEO)iu
TO GOOD FRESH SHORN FAT LAMDS SOLD FROM R6.00 TO $7.00. THREE DECKS OF GOOD FA1
LAM3S CARRYING A FEW YEARLINGS DROUGHT $,0.85 AND MIXED FAT YEARLINGS AND 2-YCAi'-OL
WETHERS DROUGHT $5.50. TWO DECKS OF STOCKER AN.D.FEEDER LAM.3S REMAINED UNSOLD AT'A


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK tARFKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS MONDAY MARCH 2, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-- 0:30 A.M.
CATTLE: LARGELY STEER AND YEARLING RUN WITH BETTERR GRADES PREDOMINATING; MARKET
STEADY TO STRONG, MOSTLY STRONG WITH INSTANCES AS MUCH AS 25G HIGHER ON
EARLY' ROUNDS ALTHOUGH DULK STEERS STILL UNSOLD; EARLY TOP WEIGHTY OULLOCKS $11.25;
yEARLINGS $10.50, MOST EARLY SALES $7.50 TO $9.75, QUOTAR;LE ELIGI LE TO SELL AT
<8.00 DOWNWARD SCARCE; NOT MANY REPLACEMENT CATTLE IN RUN, THAT TRADE STEADY; SHE-
STOCK STEADY TO STRONG "'ITH LIGHT MEDIUM AND G"-OD GRADE HEI EER.AND HEIFERETTES FIRt-'
TO'HIGHER DULLS FIRM, PRACTICAL TOP WEIGHTY SAUSAGE QULLS 4. ~.5, MOST-HEAVIES,
,4.00 TO $4,'[5; VE*Y FEW VEALERS HERE, PRACTICAL TOP $9.00, UNDERTONE-WEAK.
HOGS: MA-RKET SLOW, MOSTLY STEADY W'1ITH FR.DAYI AVERAGE. PACk NG SOWS STRONG
GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 210 7.20 TO.0735 TOP .40; 220 TO 250 .85 TO
'7.20; 260 TO 320', '3G.60 TO $6.90; CHoICE 330 TO 360I $6.40 TO $6.50; 140 TO 160
,7.*00 TO !17.15, PLAIN KINDS ,6.85 DOWN; PIGS MOSTLY 6.25 TO $6 75. STRONG WEIGHTS
TO t7.00; PACKING SOW.S-MOSTLY $5.85 TO $3.15, SMOOTH SORTS-TO $6.2' ..
SHEEP: FEW EARLY FAT LAMD SALES STEADY TO. STRONG, TENDENCY HIGHEr; 'OTHER CLASSES
MOSTLY STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE LAMS 'TO PACKERS ~, 75 TO -9.00, ASKING
$9.25 AND DETTER FO, STRICTLY CHOICE KINDS; NATIVE 'EWES $-00 TO $.0; PRACTICALLY
NO FEEDING LAMDS OFFERED. .
KANSAS QO.TY MARKET--.f :00 A.M.
CATTLE: PACKERS GOING SLOW ON KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLERESI TING;HI GHER ASKfNG
PRICES, SCATTERED SALES TO OUTSIDERS SHOWING STRENGTH, DULLS STEADY) VEAL-
ERS AND CALVES OPENING SLOW, STEADY TO WEAK.; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS FAIRLY ACTIVE,
STEADY TO 25" HI GHE: DLK-"FED STEERS ELIrI3E TO SELL AROUND $6.50 TO $8.00; ONE
LOAD CHO QE OUNq I 25 STEERS HELD A"OD O ,O00W. WEIGHTY T'EERS VERY SCARCE' FED
EIFERS $.U0 UTO 7,0,,D3UTCHEn oows $4.00U TO .00, U STRONG WEIGHT MEDIUM 3ULL .
o.75 TO $4.00; MOSTLY Y'8.-00 DOWN ON. VEAL RS: OULK STOCKERS AND FEEDER $6.25 TO
7.50; FEW LOADS LIGHT YEARLING STOCKERS 8.00, STOCK STEER CALVES $8.75, STOCK
HEIFER CALVES ,7. .. .... .
.-OGS: MOSTLY STrADY TO STRONG ON 1 70 AND Up WTH SATURDAY 'S AVERAGE, UIDER-
WEIGHTS DULL' WEAK TO I 0 LOWER; TOP $7.00' ON -80 TO 2T1. O#;. LK 170 TO
I40-- $S.80 TO $7.QQ; 250 TO 340l $6.40 TO $6.75; PACKING sowg LA GELYn5.35 TO
5.85, FEW/ UP TO .0.0; STOCK IG STRONG TO '5 HIGHER,, .0 -TO 7.00.
HEEP: IAMDS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STRONG TO 1 5. HIGHER -SH.EEP STEADY; TOP.FED LAMBS
S. 5; DESI'ADL.E WEIGHT.KINDS MOSTLY "$8..00'T. 8 .25.. '
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.L0UI S) MARlKET--1.0:00 A.M,
CATTLE: STEERS IN LIGHT SUPPLY,. RUN LArGELY LIGHT WEIGHTS; ASKING HIGHER PRICES
AND DIDDI'NG F.ULLY-STEADY; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS 25b HIGHER; COWS
STEADY TO 25A HIGHER; OTHER CLASSES STEADY; FAT M.XED YEARLINGS AND HEI.FERS $6.75 TO
$7.75; cows $4.50 TO $5. 0; LOW-CyTTERS p2.50 TO S3.00; MEDIUM BULLS., 4.5 DOWN;
GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $9.00. '
HOGS: MARKET GENJERALLY _STADY TO 106 I GHER: PI." ANOD LIGHT LIGHTS STEADY TO-256
UP; 3ULK jo O TO 5O 7.c 5 ; FOP 7.30, PAID QUITE FREQUENTLY-FOR
LESS THAN LOAD LOTS; NO' ACTI ON'ON2 240 To270#; GOOD 290, BUTCHERS $6.80; DULK 100
TO 150 $S.50:TO 37.15* sows LARGLY ^5.75 TO $6.00. ::
SHEEP: FEW CHOICE LAM. S TO-CITY* DU CHEERS STEADY AT $B.75; NO SALES TO PACKERS;
GEN.ERALLY-ASK-r.NG FULLY STEADY FORT ALL CLASSES,
,FOT 'WORTH QHIICAGOQ KANSAS CITY E. ST.LQUIS -
MM E -:O5 CLOSE- E
HOGS:SOT .o Q _ILY HOGS AND ' ." ' : .


I-- OAST NG P-IGS EXCLUDEDD
LT LT S4K)-10 Go-
LT MIT C 60-180' D-'


$ 6.85-


6 5-
6.40-
..5.85-
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-' .. -.


7. 05


7.00

240
.00 .


$ 6.40- 6.90 $


6.40- -6.75
.6.25. 6.60-
5.35.6.00


6.84- 232"


6.75- '7 25. '



6.50- 6.9..
5.65- .6,00.i .
2 n


EDR & STKR -CATTLE.AND CALVES:-
STEERS (500-800 ) GD-rCH -
STEERS (800-1 050Q'.) GD-CH -
COM-MED
HEIFERS: oD-H --
COWS: O- D-CH
O nM- ED -
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH 7.00-
.: M U 5.75-
SLAUGHTER SHEE: \ND LA~IB M 75
EAM3S: '. .DN) D,-CH -
MED!UM -
91.-I00 ED-CH -
ALL OMMNON -
YRLGE 'ET I 10) CED--H -
Es2: -1E MED--, -) .
WLL W'NTS CULL,-COM -
FEEDING SHLEP AND LAM (R'.NG STOck):
FEEDI'..G LAMDS -(50-75) GS-0H -
MEDIUM -


3.75




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jail--^ UNITED STATES DE-ARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE -
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE L ....- -.J |
223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS ..TELEPHONE;-'6-20&-

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY MARCH 3, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS*
(1I :00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER UIRECT* .THRU*
FORT WORTH I. 700 500 I ,300 I ,500 463
KANSAS CITY 4,000 400 4,000 11 000I .210
CHICAGO 6,000 2,000 16,000 20i000 5,000 3,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 3,000 1,500 12,000 2,000 500 1,000
OMAHA 5,000 300 13,000 13,000
OKLAHOMA. CITY -800 200 1,100 -00 136
SIOUX CITY 1,;500 -100 10,000 6,000
ST. JZOSEPH 1,250 250 4,500 9,500
$T. PAUL 1,800 3,000 9,500 1,500
VWICHITA .400 .300 1,900 200" 600
RENVER ..1,000 150 2.200 7,900
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 26,400 8,7'00 75i500 72;700 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO,1I MARKETS 30,500 9,050 93,100 -64i600 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS IN-
To DATE THIS 'EEK 74,300 18,500 191,900 140,000 CLUDED IN THE DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST "/EEK 82,500. 19,050 229,100 145,200 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
A.CTUAL RECEIPTS 3,180 854 828 2,281
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 809 90
PACKER PURCHASES I,214 286 709 f,280

FT.WORTH ACTUALTUESDAY,WK AGO I ,719 650 1,145 1,469
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO 1,648 1,023 1,523 714

FORT 'VORTH. LIVEST00K-MARKET TUESDAY MARCH 3, 1931.
(SASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT YEARLINGS WERE WANTED ON TODAY'S LOCAL
MARKET AT FITM PRICES AND OCCASIONAL SALES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE
SUGGESTED STRENGTH .OR SMALL ADVANCES. TRADE IN SHORT SUPPLIES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS
AND BUTCHER STOCK APPEARED RATHER QUIET OUT MOSTLY STEADY, WITH THE PRICE-LIST
P eORLiY rE .EP.. \ JTC'ER iDQ^'lEr)E- UjSUyLLY S -Y. APD .D E f`MATE3CALL 'FoR
SUPPLY 'TOTALS F ONLY 1 VT'LE ANi D 0 CAL: l' i '' 4 :- K .' -. f".
SLAUGHTER ,.YEARLINGS PREDOMINATED IN THE RUN AND OFFERINGS OF THIS
CLASS, IN CARLOTS, SOLD AT $7.00, $6.90, .6.50, $6.00 AND LESS. TWO LOADS OF TI-DY
FAT YEARLINGS DROUGHT THE EVEN MONEY, $7.UU, AND ONE LOAD OF .GOOD LIGHT WEIGHTS SOLID
AT $6.90. A PA7,T LOAD OF GOOD T.O CHOICE FAT YEARL NGOS BETTER -T+iAN ANY FED CATTLE
RECEIVED AT FORT '.VORTH IN SEVERAL DAYS, TOPPED AT $7.'75 BUTCHERR HEIF.ERS OF PLAIN-
ER GRADES WERE USUALLY SCATTERED UNDER $5.50.
PRACTICALLY NO GOOD FED STEERS WERE RECEIVED AND THE FEW LOADS OF
SLAUGHTER STEERS ON SALE WERE GRADES OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND AND-UNDER $6.00.
PACKAGE LOTS. OF BUTCHER COWS WERE REPORTED AROUND $3.50 AND A FEW SORTS OF LOW-
CUTTERS, CUT,FROM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLE, MOVED FROM $2.25 TO $2.65. STRONG
WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS ARE LISTED AROUND AND ADOVE.$2.50.. DEMAND FOR SAUSAGE DULLS
CONTINUES VERY NARROW AT FULL RECENT DECLINES, 'DESPITE LIGHT RECEIPTS OF THI'S CLASS.
BUYERS ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT MADE A FEW SELECTIONS OF STOCK STEERS AND
YEARLINGS WITH COST FIGURES ADOUT STEADY. THREE OR FOUR LOADS OF STOCK STEERS AND
YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT.$6.00 AND $6.50.
SLAUGHTER CALVES HCLD STEADY WITH MOVEMENT ACTIVE ENOUGH TO PERMIT
A GOOD CLEARANCE DURING MORNING ROUNDS. ONE LOAD OF GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD AT
$6.50 AND A FEW SMALL.LOTS OF SIMILAR GRADES DROUGHT THE- SAME'PRICE.' WEIGHTY
SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD'PROM AROUND $6.00, INCLUDING
CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.

: HOGS: PRICE ADVANCES WERE REPORTED AT MOST HOG MARKETS TODAY AND LOCAL
PRICES RULED 10 TO 20 CENTS HIGHER. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 1,300
HEAD, INCLUDED 463 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 375 TRUCK HOGS AND-FOUR' LOADS OF
RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. A GOOD DEMAND EXISTED AND SHIPPERS AND SMALL"
KILLERS PURCHASED, A0OUT HALF OF THE SUPPLY OFFERED. THE DAY1.S TOP, $7.25, WAS'
PAID DY SMALL KILLERS FOR A FEW LOTS OF TRUCK HOGS AND TWO LOADS OF MEDIUM TO
CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHT RAIL HOGS SOLD TO SHIPPERS AT $7.20. PACKERS PAID $7.00 TO
$7.15 FOR TWO LOADS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT RAIL HOGS AND PAID THE SAME
PRICE FOR SEVERAL LOTS OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 220-POUND. TRUCK HOGS. VERY
FEW WEIGHTY BUTCHERS WERE OFFERED. PACKING SOWS MOVED MOSTLY AT $5.50, WITH A FEW
AT $5.,75, ADOUT STEADY.

SHEEP: RECEI PTS OF SHEEP AND.LAMDS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED .AT 1,500 HEAD-.
"* SEVEN DECKS WERE'OFFERED DURING THE MORNING, INCLUDING FOUR DECKS
OF HALF-FAT'LAM3G, YEARLINGS AND WETHERS THAT.REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE HOUR.
'GOOD SHORN FAT LAMIS SOLD AT $6.85 AND $7.00, -INCLUDING TRUCK LOTS OF LAMDS AT THF
LATTER PRICE. THESE LAMD SALES APPEARED WEAK TO 15 CENTS LOWER AND TWO DECKS OF
GOOD, AGED SHORN FAT WETHERS AT $4.50 WViRE FULLY STEADY*.




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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY MARCH 3, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STCERS AND YEARLI~GS SEA DY TO 256 HIGHER, MOSTLY STEADY TO STRONG
WITH GENERAL MARKET /3 TO <5r, HIGHER FOR WEEK TO DATE; TRADE FAIRLY ACTIVE
UT ALL 3UYING INTERESTS ES SITTING "LGHER ASKING PRICES DUT WEIGHTY STEERS EARLY
1*00, SEVERAL LOADS $10.00 TO $10.75, cyLK -ETTER GRADES GOING ON SHIPPER ACCOUNT;
CULK OF QUALITY AND CONDITION TO SELL AT $9.50 DOWN TO $7.25, MOST OFFERINGS AT
$8.00 DOWNWARD S-4A.:ING UPTURN FOR WEEK; STOCKERS SCARCE AND STRONG AT 7.e00 DOWN TO
y3.00; ALL SHE-STOCK STRONGER; DULL. OPENED STEADY ZUT NOW STRONG TO I| 0 HIGHER WITF
WEIGHTY SAUSAGE OFFERINGS UP TO $4.35; HAND-PICKED VEALERS AT $9.00, 3ULK SELLING Al
".S00 DOWNWARD ON 25 TO 506 LOWER MARKET..
9OGS: MARKET VERY SLOW, MOSTLY 10 TO I.5, HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S AVE RAE LA T,.DI D
*.---- UP LESS; PACKING SwS STRONG TO IUO HIGHER; GOQOD TO CHOICE /IUO, 2j10
7.25 TO $7.40, TOP $7.50; 2c..:.0. MOSTLY 7.0 TO ?7..25; 260 TO 320 $6.60 TO
$7.00; GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 16.0' $7. 0 TO $7.35, PLAIN KINDS SLOW, FEW $3.85 DOWN;
PIGS MOSTLY $3.?05 TO o.75, :STRONG WEIGHTS TO $7.00 :OR A:3OVE;.-DACKING SOWS MOSTLY
$8.00 TO $6.15, SMOOTH.SORTS TO 3.25.
SHEEP: FEW EARLY FAT LAfD SALES FULLY 25, LOWER, MOST DIDS OFF MORE;' SHEEP WEAK'
TENDING LOWER; FEEDING AND HEARING G LAM S FULLY STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE
LAMOS PACKERS S.0, 'EST HELD AT TO .O Q AND A'OVE; AROUND 72,# SHEARING
L.AMDS $8.0 TO COUNTRY, FEW FAT EWES r .0U TO 4. ..
SKANSAS CITY MARKET--10:45 A.M.-
CATTLE: EoED ST-ERS, YEArLINGl AND FAT SHE-STOCK FAIRLY ACTI-VE, STRONG TO MOSTLY '
25" HIAi,., OUTRIDE DEMAND AND A LIGHT' SUPPLY CHIEF FACTORS IN THE AD-
VANCE; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTER COWS AND 3DULLS LITTLE CHANGED; VEALERS AND SLAUGHTER
ALIES UNEV.EN. MOSTLY STEADY; STOCK-Rr,,- AND FEEDE'.S. C~CE, STEADY TO STRONG;. CHOICE
U STEERS' O.,,TRIC OOD ")'c, YEARLINGS ,/. FW QADS MEDIUM WEIGHT
ND HEAVY STEERS .U4.U TO b, .OULK SHORT-FEDS S T SEVERAL LOADS FAT
MIXED YEARLINGS 7_,;0 TO .1.0, MOSTFED HEIFERS G.25 TO $7,50, DUTCHER COWS $4.00
pI q5.25; LOAD M DIUM CoLO RAOS .4.75, MEDOUIM BULLS :O.F. STONG WEIGHT MOSTLY $3.75 T.
00; PRACTICAL VFALER TOP ~. 00, FEW S,U0; LIGHTT YEARLI NG STOCKERS $ ..
OGS: MOSTLY 10 TO HI HAN MONA'S AE G ACTIL OP 1I5; RT
-- LOAD CHOICE 24- AT e.;U MO:'T UTO 240 S.90- TO .r, 5; 2 TO 36
3.65 TO $3.90; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY- .5.60 TO $6.I0; STOCK PIGS STEADY, $6.50 TO
7.00. : .
SHEEP: SLOW, VE.RY LITTLE DONE, FEW SALES FED LAM3S AROUND 25 LOWER, SOME 3IDS
ON.HEAVIES OFF MORE; ODD LOTS SHEEP AMOUT STEADY; FEW EARLY SALES 'DESIRA-
nLE WEIGHT FED LAMNiS '7e85 to ,8.00, REST HELD HI.GHE.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS):MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS IN MODERATE.SUPPLY, QUALITY MEDIUM, A FEW DEALS OF LOW-PRICED
KINDS STEADY .TO.STRONG AT E6.|0 TO (7.10, OTHERWISE PACKERS GOING SLOW*
INDICATIONS STRONG ONMI ~D YEARLINGS AND HE FERS;..MEDIUM 3ULLS STEADY TO STRONG1
DEALERS 50~ LOWER AT 0; OTHER CLASSES STEADY; FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS
$6.75 TO 7.50 ,Cs 4.25 To $5.25, LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 "TO Q3.00; PRACTICAL.TOP
SAUSAGE 3DULL.S ,.;b. *
HOGS: OPENED UL 15 ,.0( HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S 'AVERAGE; PIGS-AND LiGHT LGHIS
S E 1DY TO 25. HIGHER; SOWS STEADY TO STRONG SULK rU TO f S TO.
7.45; TOP 7.O0; HOLDING OETTER 2.0 TO 250, AROUtND ~7.25 FEW 270 TO 300# $7.00 TO
7.15; MOST i00 To 105"' 6.75 TO $7o00; SOs LARGELY 5.7.TO 6.00. *
SHEEP: NO EARLY SALES; PACKRS 8DiG 25' AND MORE LOWER; GENERALLY ASKING
STEADY OR AROUND UR. b TO FOR BETTER LAMDS; INDICATIONS STEADY'QN
SHEEP- 'F


FORT 'NORTH OH ICAMO KANSAS CITY
(I- fmfce


HOGS: SOFT n OILY HOCS AND
OASTING EXCLUDED

ED EH
HVY WT Io- 1- t^
PKG Sows ,75500 ,,EC-GD 5.25- 5.75'
LAUGHTER rGS D-CH -.,- -.
On &STKR PIGS(D-C - ..
Av COST & "T... N. IG P XCL) 6.91- 207A
SLAUGHTER CASTLE, HALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (U-SUU) CHCE -
MEDIUM .
COMMON 4.
STEERS (900-1 1 00.-') .CHOQO CE. .

STEEre-(I100-1300V,,) - -
ED IUM .5p- .7
STEERS (1.300-1500,-) HOOICE -
GrOD - -
HEI FERS (550-85') CHOICE -
MEDIUM ", 2-- .5
COMMON 3.50- 4
Cows: CHoICE --
*GOOD
COM-TED -'3u
BULLS (YLG Exe) -CH(BEEF) -. -.-
.Y.L CUT-COM-MED 3.00- 3.7
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-OH
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM - -
CALVES (250-500=&') GD--CH
FDR & -..STKR :CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800 ) Gc-CH - -
COM-MED - -
STEERS (800-1 050-'-) COH - -
S COM-D D - -
HEIFERS: GOn--H - -
cows: co -
Co;-MED *" - -,-
Cow S: -D-,H


SLAUGHTER SHEER AND LAt,.3.,
LAMOS: "(Q* N) Co-OH
S4 F:!.D, UM
9,-I i) IED-CH - -
ALL 'TS) Ccr"tioN - -N
YRLG 'ETHE-rS' ( I I#)MF:D-CH - -
EWES: ( ), MED-CH - -
S( 5O,- ) 5,_-E)CH - -.
FEEDING S.E- \N', L.VES RANGE STOCK):
F _FNG LAMs (50-75-) G-CH - -
MEDIUM


5
F



8


6.93
6.3-


S8 -

240 |:.


I 5:)
: i









n r
7 0-5.-75




-. 50



3.25- 4.00


7. OC-
5.- 50-
4. 00--
3,.50-
2.00-


k88
8.90
7,25

7.75
4.00


52. 5- 5
3-,-25O- 5 o







3.25- 45
il ~i


5.00--
5.00-
3.25-
3.00-
1.25-


8.i
6,25
7,00

3.25


E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE








c 7r5- xI







S -,





475- 5.
i.5R: R


6.00-
1.50-
3,00-
2.75-
1 50-


N.
6.50
4:85
4. 00



8. O
7.50
4.00
4.00
3.00


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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEFARTHENT OF A3RI
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONON
*MARKET NM'VS SERVE ICE
cK EXCHANGE, .I-ORT 'VORTH, TEXAS

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT ',EDNESDA'


CULTURE
, _CS ____
.. -: ; '.? ,-< ,CSITORY ,
TELEPHONE: 6-2209,

S- -MARCH 4, 1-931.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I 1:00 A.M. CENTRAL 'TIME).


FORT WORTH
KANSAS Cl TY
CHICAGO
NATI ONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA:CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL.
'.1| CHITA
9ENVEnR .
TOTAL 1 I MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS
To DATE THI S "'EEK
SAME PERIOD LAST ',VEEK

FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE CALVES HocGS
2'i000 00. 1 000
4, 500. 700 3,500.
8o000 2,500 15i000o
2,000 1,000 8,000-
51000 300 15 000"
700 300 1 200'
2 000 200 O,000
1 300 300 3 000.
2,200 4,000 11 500
.400 .300 1 800
.500 .'50 1 00'


26 .6.00
27,000
100 ,'00.
109,500-


10 250
* 850
28 750
28 ,000


70,600.
87,200-
262,500.
31 S,300.


SHEEP
2 400
0 ,000

10,000
600
4,000
"2,000
600
-4.000


48,300
50,000
.188,300
195,200


I. .-HoGs .
HOLDOVER D1RECTT-HRU'


4,000


2..80
.3,000
.300
136


"155

.200


400


*ArPnoxiMTE NUMBER" OF'
DI RECT AND THRU HOGS.
IN.OtUDED IN THE DAYS .
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


SHI PMENTS AND' -ACKER. PURCHAS-cS, TUESDAY.,. MARCH 3,


1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHI PMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.VORnTH ACTUAL ,"EDNESDAY ,WK
FT.WVORTH ACTUAL ,"EDNESDAY.,YR


.AcGO. ..
.A co.


CATTLE
I ,658
585
.938

2,9432
2,030


FORT 'bORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET


CALVES '.OGS
455 I ,252


601. 1,146-
.51.3 I ,742

- .WEDNESdAY VACH


(BASED ON MARKET, CON.DITIONS9 AND SALES RF.PORTEO UP TO ,:Q0 .M.)

CATTLE: MODE-ATE .REGEIPTAi OF. CA.TTLE, AOUND.2.,_0OI.'READ, Ar.RIVED FOR TODAY.:S
L",.AL TPrr:E. FULK OF THE UN COCJ6IST1ED rF SLAUGHTER STEERS AND MOt
YEARLINCS INCL'ID.C.D A F EI-.'.,D Tn CHO I CE "LOTS. ~' COW 'N E, 'V Y SCARE, .AS..ON..
MOST DAYS. RECENTLY. .. ,
S' SOME STRENGTH WAS SHOWN *IN THE- MARKET FOR THE PLANERI GRADES OF FAT
YEARLINGS, OUT RACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER ST.EERS PROVED DULL ANpI BEARISH, WITH
VALUES TENDING WEAK, TO SLI GHTLV -LOWER.*' 'Vl TH; -THE EXC'EP.TIQON OF WEAKNESS IN SLAUGHTER'
STEERS, T E NERAL. MARKET. FOR'ALL CLAPS.ES-.OF' O.ATTLE,. HEL(-ADOUT STEADY.
SLAUGHTER' r.TEERS WEng O F.,VALU '..TO...SELL FRM AROUND 7. 00. D6WN.MOSTLY
UNDER THE 6.'00 LEVEL. THREE LOADS OF SLAUGHTER ST-ERS 'SOLD AT $5".25 AN'D ONE LOAD
MOVED AT"5.75., ONE LOAD OF VERY GOOD -L:-IHT WEIGHT FAT YEARLINGS.SOLD AT $7.50,
OTHER SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS RANGING DOWn'WA'b FROM .$S.75,' :FNCLUDI.NG SORTS OF
BUTCHER HEIFERS!IN THE PLAINER GRADES FROM $5.50 DON"'N .TADE IN SHE-STOCK'WAS
POORLY TESTED, OWING TO 'CARCITY OF FAT COWS IN THE DAY'S RECEIPTS. OCCASIONAL
.SORTS OF DUTCHE'!. COWVS'WERE: REPORTED. FROM-'3.25 TO '3.85 A"D. A FEW LOW-CLTTERS ?SOco. ;
FROM $2.25 TO $2.73, STRONG WEI-GHT. AT AND ABOVE $.50. '
VERY LITTLE-OUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN'STOCK CATTLE ANQ CALVES ON
COUNTRY ACCOUNT, AS THE DAY'tS RECEIPTS CONSISTED LARGELY'OF CATTLE SUITABLE ONLY
FOR SLAUGHTER PURPOSES. T"TO 'LOADS OF "FEEDER-'STEERS MOVED OUT AT oS.35 AND THE
BETTER GRADES OF STOCK STEER CALVES ARE IN FAIR REQUEST FROM $7.50- TO $8.50.
SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED STEADY WITH RECEIPTS GENERALLY LACKING IN
QUALITY.. ONE LOAD OF GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES ON THE SHORT YEARLING' ORDERR BROUGHT
6.65 AND OTHER' WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND .
"6.00, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.2.5 TO $3.75.-


HOGS: .
LOADS OF RAIL


ONE THOUSAND oOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. AlRIVALS
INCLUDED. 155 HEAD. ON THRCrUGH DI LL-ING, ADOUT "600 TRUCK HOGS AND .TWO
HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.


EARLY REPORTS FROM OTHER. MARKETS SHOWED SOME PRICE STRENGTH. AND.
LOCAL VALUE-S RULED !STRONG TO 10 CENTS HIGHER. PACKERS BOUGHT MOST OF THE -LOCALRE-.
CEIPTS AND PAID $7.05,-THE DAY'S TOP, IN 30TH DIVISIONS OF THE TRADE.* A LOAD OF
GOOD AROUND 190-POUND RAIL HOGS MOVED AT $7.25 AN-D A PART LOAD OF GOOD MEDIUM
WEIGHT RAIlL.HOGS LANDED AT $7.20. MOST OF THE 3FTTER GRADE 1 70 -TO .225-POUND TRUCK
HOGS SOLD AT $7.15 AND $7.260AND A FEW' AROUND- 300-POUND TRUCK 3UTCHERS -WERE REPORTED
AT $6.75. ; PACKING SOWS MOVED FROM $5.-5 TO $5.75, OR STEADY, '. :

SHEEP:' A3nUT"?,"':00 SHEEP AND LAMOS WERE RECEIVED ON THE.LOCAL MARKET TODAYe
FI'FTErN DECKS WERE OFERED- IN THE.RAIL SECTION, .INbLUDING SEVERAL
DECKS OF FEEDERS AND HALF-FAT SHEEP AND'LN~M S.. AGED FAT WETHERS .SOLD ADOUT 25 CENM'
LOWER AND OTHER CLASSES HELD STGADY. GOOD' FAT LAMOS WERE R %ORTED..AT $7.00 AND'
57.25 AND FAT VEA $ILI NGS AND T' S BROUGHT" $5.50. ..SHORN. AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT
$4.00 AND.:LESS!DEI"'-A3L[ ACeD F.:AT VE:THE-RS--RE3EIVED A IDt.D 'F $375.' OOIMON EWES'TO
KILLERS MOVED AT9,IO50. MIXED FEEDER AND FAT LAMDS. .ROU.GHT: -.00 AND Cob 'WOOLFCO
FEEDER LAMOS .SOLD-.U.;' TO $6.00. LoWEr'3 AIDES OF TOCKER.LAMBS SOLD ON (OWN 3 .
< } o 0 L O W E R -;RN A D E S O F S T O C K E E .! L A M B S S L N O / ": '


.(.EE" OTHER SIDE)


SHEEP
:1 521 "
.*679 *

1 ,065 .
2,-S 7

4 ".9Sl .








.'AGE -2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATI ONS' WEDNESDAY MARCH 4, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-- I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS ANr YEARLINGS STRONG TO P25. HIGHER, NOT MUCH IN RUN OFAVALUE T(
SELL ABOVE $1 .00; NUMEROUS LOADS HAVING TURNED AT ,$,50 DOWN TO $7.50;
LONG-FED LIGHT STEERS OF LONG Y'EA-'LING TYPE GRADING STRICTLY CHOICE $11.25, BEST
HEAVIES $1 U.7 TOCKER TRADE FIrMl TO HIGHER, ABOUT 25 TO 506 HIGHER FOR WEEK TO
DATE, MOSTLY 7.?5 DOWNQ0ARD TO $6.25; ALL FAT SHE-STOCK 15 TO 25 HIGHER. LIGHT
HEI FE YEARLINGS AND BUTCHER H I1FERS UP MOST; BULK.YEARLING HELEERS $7.00 TO $8.00,
BEST;8.U50; BULK FAT COgS 4.50 TO .5.50, CUTTERS q3.2.5 TO $3.75 BUiLLS STRONG BUT
VEALERS ANOTHER ,5 O Ogt LOWER; DEST VEALERS SELLING AROUND .8.00 TO $8.50 AND
LIGHT OFFERINGS oOUU TOG '-.5U.5b -
HOGS: MARKET MODERATELY ACTIVE, STEADY T( IO HIGHER THAN TUESDAYt:VERAGE
' TA HEV.S .MOST:- 6CING &OWSISTrBNG" #-OD TO CHRC E17U (.. TO"
0 -U TO Z 87 ; _0 T6 M 2' A .'. 1 0 T 7T 3 K _'70 T O 7 / 3l' To *
^8.0 .*- >T*.h37'3 GOOD TO" CHOICE rQ T0O 1-, 5 TO 740 PLAINER KINDS .5
DOWv N AN I'3E' GS AoGS TLY ,.o.% TO i, STRONG WEGHTS UPWARD TO *.I;
PACKING SOWS MOSTLY .O TO .c'ST.b- W'.GHTS
SHEEPi FAT LAr.l3S'10 TO 150-LOWE THAN TUESDAYIS EXTREME DECLINE; VERY LITTLE DONE:
OTHER CLASSES A-.'UT STEADY; FEW GOOD TO 'CHOICE LAMBS TQ PACKERS $8.00 TO
$8.25, AVERAGING 02 TO ,l; SEVERAL LOADS CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHTS $8.75 TO CITY BUTCH-
ERS, SOME FEEDING LAMBS UNSOLD, FEW NATIVE EWES $4. UU TO 14.75.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: KIL-LING CLASSES OF CATTLE FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG; MOSTLY FED
STEER RUN, QUALITY LARGELY MEDIUM AND GOOD; BULLS, VEALERS AND CALVES
STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FIRM;-BULK EARLY SALES FED STEERS S7,00 TO S9.'
TOP MEDIUM WEIGHTS ,4.0.00 GOOD LIGHT AND MEDIUM WE|CHT STEERS $9.40 AND $9.50; FAT
LIGHT YEARLINGS V0. D TO s"7.7 BULK COWS A4.00 Tb $5.?25 LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS
t2.75 TO $3.75; MEDIUM ULLS ,3.50 TO $4.06; MOSTLY $8.00 DOWN ON VEALERS, EW
ELECTEDD KINDS UP TO ~,.00 AND ABOVE.
OG: .UNEVEN,TRONG TO 15, HIGHER, MOSTLY 10r ,-IGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE;
TOPP 7.30 ON CHOICE 190 TO 200-,; DESIRAD E 160 TO 240 $7.00 TO $7.25;
50r TO 35Q0.Po.55 TO $T3.95; PACKING SOws $5.65 TO $6.1 ; STOCK PIGS 10 TO 153 HIGHE""
-. 50 TO $7. 1 5.
SHEEP: PRACTICALLY NOTHING SOLD EARLY, BIDDING A-OUND ?5 WER OR UNDER $8.00.-
FOR DESIRABLE WEIGHT FED LAMNS, BEST HELD A30OVE $UU.e
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS "',(E.ST.LOU IS) MARKET--I0:00 A-.M. .
CATTLE: STEER-QUALITY MOSTLY MEDIUM,. INDICATIONS STEADY TO STRONG ON MORE DESIRA-
BLE KINDS; THEIR R SLAUGHTER CLASSES STEADY; STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS 25"
HIGHER FOR WEEK; FAT MIXED YEARLI NGS AND HEIFER 75 TO "7.75; COWS $4.25 T9 5-
LOW-CUTTERS $2.75 TO ,-.00; TOP SAUSAGE 3ULLS 5 r.0; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 48. 5.
HOGS: MOSTLY 5 TO /O6( HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE' PIGS AND SOWS ADOUT STEADY;
-- A BULK.I10,T b; $7-,q o 50;. 50TO 80 A7. 10 TO $7.25; MOST 140 TO ..
50 T7.00 7. i0TO "r. 6.50 TO 7.00 sows LROELY Sao $60 ..
HEEP FEW CHOICE LArNDS T CTV 3UTCHERS STEADY TO STRONG AT S3 T ). 5;
PACKERS NOT BIDDING; A3OUT HALF OF RUN BILLED THRU. -
FORT WORTH CHICAGO .KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS ,
HO.i(nF'r on n.,v m OGG AN LOSE CLOSE CLOSE -CLOSE


ROASTING IIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40'-1 3S GD-CH $ 6.40-
LT VWT S0- Or GD-CH 7. Q-
L-80.-0' GD-CH 7.20-
MEDO 14T 200--2P,,0 G]D-CH 7.2,-
220-2350 Do-H 7.1 0-
HVY I'T 250-2300.L GD-CH 6.70-
K 290-350- G-H 6.35-
" KBSows 27,500 ED- D 5..5- -
LAUGHTER I.GS (LO- ROGD-CH -
RDR &STKU 0 05(--I 0& GD-CU -
Av COST & VT.TESII EXCL) 7.0,.-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AWD VEALERS:


STEERS (600--00,U) CHQ CE
MED UM
C COMMON
STEERS (000-1100.r-) UHOICE
GOOD
ME D I UM
(110 .COMMON
$TEERS (1100-1300) CHOI0CE
'GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-1 5000,;) CH ICE
; I GOOD
HE FERS (550-85G0') CHOICE
MED I UM
Cows: CHOICE


BULLS(YRLG E.XCL) GD-CH(BEEF)
SEUT- COM-MED
VE.ALERS (MILK-FED) Gr-CH
MEDIUM
CULL-COM
QALVES (250-500.1t) G-CH
COM-MED
FQR & STKR CATTLE .\ND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800-',) GO-CH
COM-M-ED
STEERS (800-1 050.,) GD-"H
C. OOM-MED
HEIFERS: Gn-CH
COM-M-ED
Cows: n-0HH
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEE" AND LAMBS:


.25


2.00-
3.00-
6.0750-






3.25-






72.00-
5.75-


LAMOS: (9Cfr DN) GD-CH -
(91 -Io00. F'ED-CH -
(ALL WTS) CorAMON -
YRLG WETHERS: (90-! I 0 ED-CH -
EWES: (00-120-") MEr-CH -
I 20-1 5Th) ME7-CH -
(ALL 'VTS) CULL-COM -
FEEDING SHET ANO LAM.'B (RANGE STOCK)
FE;-UING LAMBS (0-75-iL) GoCH -
MEDIUM -


7.20
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.15
7.00





5.58
5.75



8.25




:00




3.75


7.00
6 00







8.50
7.00


$ 7.15-
7.-5-
7.10-
6.8F-
5.00-
6.4r0-
7.b03-


7:50

7.40
7.20
7.00
6.35
7. 15
23#


0.50



3.5U .

5.75- S. 50




5 -
4,P5- r|7:



5.0- 6.50
3.00- 5.00

7.025- 8.25
7.00- 8,25
5.0O- '.00
5.75- 7.5U
4,00- 4. 75
3.25-.'4. 0


8.00-
7.25-
7.00-
5.00-
5. 50-
4.00-
3.50-
2.00-


8.00
8.75
7.25
7.75
5.00
4.75
4.00


6. 785- 7.20
6.S0 6.05
6. 4- 6.75
5.60- 6.15

6.87- 2o#




6,50- 8:00
U.79






5.50- 6.25
. 0:-75

3.25- 4.8


3:'0- 5.50
3:.50 5:50


S..50-
4.00-
6.50-



3425-
7.75-
5.25-

7.25-
6.25-
S.25-
5. 00-
5.00-
3.00-
2.75-
1.25-


8.75
6.75
.5.


..25
9.00
7. 75


7.85
6.25
.6.75
4.25
4.00
3.00


7.50


7.30


7.0-
7..0-

7.27
7.:
:.65-
5.75-
;7*


0







5- .75
6.00- 6.25

2.50- 4.25
4. 508



3.50- 5.50

6.50- 8. 0
4. 5


3.0


7.00- 8.00
6. 00- 7.00

7.75- 8.50
7.00- 7.75
6.75- 8.50
6.00- 7.0C
-5.25- 7.5C
3.00- 4.0(
2.75- 4,,jC
1,50- .3.00


- 7.75- .25
6.50- 7-.75


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STE'LIN3 EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENT TI VE.


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UNITED STATESS DEPARTMENT OF AGR CULTURE
3UREAU OF AGRI CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEPS SERVICE


223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE*


FORT '/ORTH, TEXAS -


TELEPHONE: 8-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY MARCH 5, 1931:.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT, ELEVEN *MARKET.6,
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TI ME)


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP'


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
iT. PAUL
'v1CHI TA
DENVER
TOTAL I I MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGo,11 MARKi
To DATE THIS 'VEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VrEEK


.1,500o
3,000
S 7 ,000
.1,400
3,300
700
2,500
.,200
.. 1,700
400
. .600
23,300
ETS 19,800Q.
12.4,200.
K 129,300


-400
400
2,000
700
200
200
.200
100
1 ,800
300
50
8,350
6,950
35,00
35,850


.-800 1" 200 .
3,000 6,000.
26 000 1 .12,000
9,000 500
14,000 Ili,000
900 100
11,O00 5,000
3000. 5,50.0
7,500 6,000
'2,100 .4QO
"2,700, 4.500
80,000 52,200 *
81,200 71,300 t
342,500' 240,500 .
397,500 266,500 E


HOLDOVEl


HOGS
R DI rECT*p'THRU*


100


-158
S70
6,:000
:500




1,100


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER Ci
intRCT AND-THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
:ST.IMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS


AND PACKER PURCHASES, 'MEDNESQAY, MAriCH 4, 1931,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
ACKER FURCHASES


FT.' AOnTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAY,'VK AGO
FT. ,VORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,YR Aco


CATTLE
1 .,968
1931
1:,033


CAL


* ,525
1493


.VES' HOGS 'SHEEP
390- 920 2,305
51 318 888
231 686. ,798

924 I *257. 3,891
601 1 ;562- I ,753


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -. THURSDAY MARCH 5;,
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND -SALES :REPORTE-D UP Tpo


CATTLE: R"ATHLII LIGHT.RECEIPTS OF CATTLE AND CALVES WERE POSTED 'FOR .TODAY'S '
LOCAL TRAbE AND BULK OF THE CATTLE RUN CONSISTED OF SLAUGHTER
STEERS AND YEARLINGS. SCARCITY "'F FAT COWS WAS MORE PRONOUNqCER .THAN AT ANY TIME
IN A PERIOD OF MONTHS AND PRACTICALLY NO STRAIGHT. SHIPMENTS OF. COWS WIERE- INCLUDED
IN THE OFFERINGS. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED.FOR ONLY 1,500 CATTLE AND 40"0 :CA.VES.
CALF ::WEI-GHTS, I N MQ, T CASE-' .ANGEOP.FROM.AOUND .7- 00 Ds,# .* ,':
STEADY PR ICES.WERE, PAID FOR.PRACTtCALLY ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE
ALTHOUGH PACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER STEERS WAS DULL AND SLIGTLY BEARISH;' ABRLOT
SALES OF PLAI.N AND COMMON KIL ING STEERS WERE RE ORTED FROM $4.25 TO$5.50.AND SOME
SHORT-FED STEfERS SOLD. AROUND ,6.00 TO $6.25. TH'E BEST 'FAT:YE RLINGS- SHOWN, BROUGHT
$7.00 TO $7.25 AND OTHER GOOD GRADES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE WERE -NOTCHED AT- $6.50;
MO'-T OF THE SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS ON SALE WERE LIGHT WEIGHTS, SORTS OF BUTCHER
HEIFERS 1.N. THl PLAINER GRADES WERE SCATTERED UNDER $5.50.
" LIMITED AMOUNT OFBIUSINESS IN .BUTCHER COWS WAS TRANSACTED-AROUND
$3.50 AND OCCASIONAL SALES OF LOW-CUTTERS.SOLD'FROM 12.25'TO $2.65, STRONG WEIGHTS
AT ANbD ABOVE,$2.50. SCARCITY OF SAUSAGE BULLS, EVEN IN SHIPMENTS 6F MIXrD*CATTLE,
PREVENTED A TEST OF VALUES IN THIS DIVISION OF THE MARKET.
SOME DESIRABLE .STOCK S.TEE.R CALVES AT $7.25 SUGGESTED A .STEADY MARKET
IN STOCKERS, ALTHOUGH NO SALES OF STOCK CATTLE WERE MADE DURING MORNING,'ROUNDSv
GOOD STOCK EARNINGSS ARE LISTED UP TO $7.75, OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE*
CALF SALESMEN COLLECTED STEADY PRICES FOR WEIGHTY SLAUGHTEr CAL\ES,-
THE BETTER GRADES OF WHICH MOVED AROUND. $3.50 TO $6.85. A FEW VERY GOOD HEAVIES,
AVERAGING SLIGHTLY OVER 400 POUNDS, SOLD ON SMALL-KILLER ACCOUNT AT $7.25. "/EIGHTY
SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6.00, INCLUDING
CULL SORTS .FROM $3.25 TO $3.76.


HOGS_ LOCAL HOG SUPPLIES MOVED EARLY AT FULLY STEADY PRICES. RECEIPTS,
ESTIMATED AT 800 HEAD, INCLUDED 158 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ASOUT
550 TRUCK HOGS AN.O THREE LOADS AN.D A PART'LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.
THE DAY'1 TOP, $7.25, WAS PAID BY PACKERS IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK DIVISIONS OF
THE TRADE. TWO LO-ADS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE RAIL BUTCHERS, AVERAGING AROUND: 190 AND
225 POUNDS,.:MOVED.AT $7.25 AND A LOAD OF GOOD 261-POUND HOGS BROUGHT $7.00. MOST
OF THE BETTER GRADES OF .170 TO 225-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM $7. 15 TO $7.25 AND
A FEW 140-POUND TRUCK HOGS WERE REPORTED AT $6.25. BACKING SOWS FROM $5.25 TO
$5.75 WERE QUOTABLY STEADY.


SHBEP: TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEI PTS WERE ESTIMATED AT 1,200 HEAD.
S, ,AS90UT SEVEN DECKS WERE OFFERED IN'THE RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING TWO
DECKS OF WETHERS THAT REMAINED IN FIRST HANDS AT A LATE HOUR. GOOD SHORN FAT YEAR-
LINGS AND 2-YEAR-OLD'WETHERS MIXED SOLD AT $3.00, OR STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER ANL
OTHER CLASSES HELD STEADY. FAT LAMBS OF A MEDIUM GRADE WERE REPORTED FROM $5.600 To
$6.50 AND AGED FAT WETHERS AT $4.00. AROUND 300 HEAD IN THE TRUCK SECTION, MOSTLY
FEEDER LAMBS, SOLD FROM $4.50 TO $5.50.- LATE 'WEDNESDAY, SOME GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLEr
FAT LAMBS SOLD AT $7.25 AND $7.50. '


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1:00 P.M.)


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DAILY LIVESTOCK IA.KET CONDITIONS kND QUOTATIONS THISDAY MARCH 5,,1931.
'CHICAGO MAR!KET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS, YEARLINGS AND FAT SHE-STOCK STEADY TO 2 LOWERA .ETnER GRADE
WEIGHTY STEERS SOLD ON EARLY POUNDS STEADY AT j$.70 TO $0.35, SOME HELD
ABOVE $10.50; GIZA3LE RUN OF LIGHT HEIFER YEARLINGS HERE, ALL EXCEPT ITR. CTLY GOOD
AND CHOICE KINDS GETTING LOWR BIDS, BULK EARLY $S.75 TO $8 00 BEST $75 AVERAGES
$9*.15 MOST CUTTER COWS ,3.0 0TO-S3.75 WITH FAT KINDS 4.30 TO $5.?5, BULK OF THESE
RULING. AT EAT. 10 TO I QF. UL-S SEADY TO STRONG WITH OUTSIDE ON HEAVY SAUSAGE
OKFERI.NGS .60 U.ANQ 3ULK TO :4 ;' VEALEROCTNTINUE DRAGGY, DES ABLE WEIGHT
OFFERINGS MAKING o.5 TQ ;(. PRACTICAL TOP f7.00 WITH FEW AT $.UO; STOCKERS ANI
FEEDERS*SCARCE, COUNTRY' DEMAND SLOW.
HOGS: MARKET SLOW, LIGHT WEIGHTS WEAK TO" 10 LOWER THAN "'EDNESDAY'S AVERAGE
HEAVY ESSTEADY TO WEAK PACKING SOWS. AROUND STEADY* GOOD TO CHO ICE I(U TO
2L0^$7.25 TO .P,26ATQP 57.45; 220 To 250 37.10 a TO :35; *26Q To 320#$6.75 TO
tO..U0, CHOICE 353 Q,-3. GOOD TO CHOICE Io TO, 6S .2 T5O 7.40, PLAINER KINDS
7.15o DOwN PIGr MOSTLY n6.25 TO 6.75, PLAIN KINDS'DOWN fo T 5.50; PACKING SOW'
MOSTLY b6.00 UTO 3. .5, FEW LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $6.35.
SHEEP: LAMBS OPENING STEADY TO STRONG* SHEEP STEADY FEEDERS DULL, WEAK; EARLY
SALES FED WOOLEQ LAMBS 94 TO I00{ AVERAGES 37.75.TO $8.00; LAMBS UNDER
9 $8.5, SOME. HELD HIGHER; BEST SLAUGHTER E, ES, 64.56; GOOD GRADES FEEDING LAMBS
7 AVERAGES' 7.3.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--1.1 :00 A.M. .
CATTLE; : FED S EERu MOSTLY STEADY, FAIRLY BROAD. DEMAND FOr.KINDS SELLING DOWNWARD
FROM 38.5. BETTER GRADES FATHER SLOW- LIGHT YEA-LINGS AND SHE-STOCK COM-
AR.AT IVELY SCARCE, STEADY..TO, STRONG; .BULLS STEADY;. .VALERS AND CALVES WEAk TQ MOSTLY
50- LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FIRM; EARLY' .OP LIGHT WE'IGHT6STEEnS $9.75,
OME-NHE-LD HIGHE.R;'.5'LOADS COOp MIEDIUM'WEIGHT STEERS 5,6p BULK SH bT-FED STEERS
S7.00-6 8.50; MEDIUM QUALITY OKLAHOMA'MEAL-FED ST.EES $7.10 TO 750; FEW'LOADS
GOOD FED HEIFERS A"tOUND o700 TO ,7.50; BUTCHEn COWS $4.00 TO $5. 5; BULK VEALERS
47.00 DOWN FEW URPARD TO $8.00.
HOGS: ; O'., .TEADY TO 106 LOWER THAN 'VEDNESDAYIS AVERAGE; TOPg 7.20 ON 180 TO
r-- .. 20,; .DE IRABLE 160'TO 240; $6.95 TO $7.20; 250 TO 340L 66.50 TO 86.90;
PACKING SOWS STRONG, $5.75 TO $6.25; STOCK PIGS STEADY, $6..50 TO-'$7.i5.
SHEEP: LAMSS ACTIVE, MOSTLY 25-TO :35" HIGHE; SHEEP .ABOUT STEADY; EARLY TOP FED
4_ LAMBS g3.o5. SOME HELD'HIGHER, MOST SALES $8.00 TO $8.25, HEAVY KINDS.
$7.75, CLIPPERS 7.25 TO .7.75.,
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: GOOD AND CHOICE .VEALERS. 506 HIGHER AT $9.00; BULL'S STEADY TO 255 LOWER;
OME BEEF TYPES SHOWIl NG THE DECLINE; OTHER CLASSES STEADY;' SEVERAL LOADS
OF STEERS 16.65 TO 3915, YEARLINGS AT THE TOP; FAT -HElFERS .6.75 TO $7.50, FEW IN
STi-E AGGREGATE; COWS .2 TO" $5.25.;- LOW-CUTTERS $2.75 TO. $3.0; SAUSAGE BULLS $4.25
DOWN; BEST KINDS JOT REPRESENTED.
HOGS:. "MARKET OPENED FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY 5 TO |10' HIGHER THAfI WEDNESDAY'S
AVERAGE; LATER TRADE LL; PIGS AND LGHT LGHTS ACTIVE, STRONG; SOWS
SI DY TO STRONG; ULK I7"TO X 5 WE IG TS 7.,0" TO "75, -TOP .7Q5.-FOR LD PRI ME
I(0- WEIGHTS; FEW TOc.76- )7.25 TO S7.e3; BETTER IU TO 140 ,$.75 TO p.25,
FEW '7.35; SOWS LAGELY )590 TO 6.00.
-SHEE : NO" EARLY SALES, 'ASKING. STEADY FOR .LAMBS,., ASKING* ABOVE $8,25 FOR BETTER
.- * L AMBS. .. .:
SFORT 'OTH. _.HICAGO KANSAS0 CT.Y E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE C[.OSE.-: CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS: .SOFT on QiLY HOGS AND, ..


UASTI INU r1IGS' XCULUL-UED
LT LT (140- 6) 'G b-OH $ 64o0-
Ly WT G-rCH .70
MED 'T DH ;
HVY WT'-H
KG Sows ;275-5- D-GD 5.25-
SLAUGHTER P GS (00- 30 Go-CH -
FOR &STKR PGS (70- 3I) _GD-O -
Av COST & 8 T.WED. [rIGS EXCL) 7.01-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900U') ... HOI.CE.
GOOD
MED I UM
OrFt10N.
STeeRS .'(900- 1.100,) R oICE
-* S G *O0D
COMMON
SS'EnRS, (1I: 100-13 00--) UHOICE
S.'"" MEDI UM
STEErS (1 300-1C 500.,) CHOICE
HEIFERS (550-850Q,:) CHOI.CE.-
S .G.OD
MEDIUM
COWS:.IMON
Cows. : IC. 0 Q1CE ..
S Low' ,IT-w OUT

MED IUM
O-U4H( 2CULL- -OM
'CALVES" G(250-500oCL) s GDi04
COM-MED
FDR I STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:


7.20
7.25

12

5.75

208#


6.50 8.50
5 5- 6,,7
:. ; 5.50

6.:75- .8.50
5Q-.- .75


4.


C-
3.

6.
35.


- 5 -






.00- 3.75
Z z:.
5
:-f -:8


STEERS (500-800#) GD-OH
. C. OM-MD -
STEERS (800-1050-) GD-OH --
CoM-MED -
HEIFERS: GD-C0 -
CoM-AED .- -
Cows: GD-CH. -
COM-MED. -
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH 7.00--
MEDI UM: 5..75-
SLAUGHTER SHEEF _AND LAMBS:
LAMBS: (90, 'NC) "G-CH -
S MEDIUM -
C1-I0o- ..MED-CH ......
ALL COMMON -
YRLG WET En : I I&)REO-CH -
EWES: 1 2 L- IED-C8H "-
FEEDING S I ) LWA \RAGE STOCKS:
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75,) G D-CH -
MEDIUM -


8.50
7.00


5'.90- '.35
6.50-" 7.15'
7.05- 5 E











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.:~ 9K


S7.20
6:75- 7:2 7 :

"5-.65-:6.25 '.5,85-
8.50-' 7. 5 '"' 75-
6.50- 7.1 5 6.50-
6.98- 228, .7.29-


7:i8
7, 90


s. 5
7.0
207.5
205


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7.7-


5.25-



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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE,


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223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


LTE. LEPHONE: 6-2209.

TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET RQORT FRIDAY.- MARCH 6, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECqIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKET~


S(-I t00


*CAiTLE
FORT WORTH .," ,t ,200**
KANSAS CITY -500
:H ICAGO 2,500
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 700
OMAHA 800
OKLAHOMA CITY o00
SIOUX CITY '800
T. JOSEPH 550
T. PAUL ,700
I CHITA .200
DENVER 50
TOTAL II MARKETS 9 600
ONE WEEK AGO,11 MARKETS 9 700
To DATE THIS WEEK 133,800
SAME PERIOD LAST "VEEK 139,000
**CATTLE RECEIPTS'MOSTLY SWOW


A .M.CENTR'AL TIME)
CALVS HoG. .
300b : 0ob
00 2000
1"000 1,9 000
500 7,000
100 7 500
00 1,200
1.00 6,500
*100 ,2,000
1 ;500 10,000
.100 1 ,400
25 250
4,025 "57;450
5,-125 -"88,900.
39,125- 399,950
40,975 486,400.
CATTLE.


* .S EEP
S3-,000
. 5,000
-15,000
1 ,500
9 000
.100
2,500
S6,500
1I 500


43,600
291,700
310,100


HOGS
HOLDOVER DIRnECT*THRU


S 217
560
4,000- 8,000
400


400


400
S


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT ANb. THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
ESTIMATED' ECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, MARCH 5,


.ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY,W/K AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRI DAY,YR -AGO


CATTLE CALVES : HOGS
S ,814 580 1,139
* 917 1 376 1.028

1,1'29 391 1 ,453
1351 292 1,5]2


FORT 'WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY MARCH 6, 1931'. .
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS.AND SALES REPORTEDOUP TO 1:00 PrM.)
CATTLE: STOCK SHOW CATTLE PREDOMINATED IN THE.SHO.RT 'SUPPLIES HERE TODAY AND
THE MARKET AS A WHOLE WAS VERY POORLY .TESTED, IN SqCME CASES NOMINAL.
STEADY VALUES WERE OUTLINED DY. OCCASIONAL SALES REPORTED. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED
FOR ONLY 1,200 CATTLE AND 300 CALVES.
. O A FE'W S.TS; OF GOO0D-FAT .YEARLl -..-C or4O-, K^ W S, it +.
WERE REPORTED FROM ,7.00 TO $7.75. BUTCHER HEIFERS OF PLAINER SORTS RANGED UNDER
$5.50.,-AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY. SOME PLAIN SLAUGHTER STEERS MOVED AROUND 65,.50-.
ANb" A -CA SHIPMENT OF WELL_-DRED STOCK STEERS, COMING TWOS, MOVEcD OUT AT $~7.0.
PACKAGE LOTS OF DUTCHER C.O("S WERE" REPORTEDD .A-OUND $3.50 AND ONE SMALL LOT OF VERY
GOOD FAT COWS SOLD UP TO $5.50. LOW-CUTTER S.OnTS WERE LISTED FROM $2.25 TO $2.65,
STRONG WEIGHTS AT AND ADOV .2.50.
S. OING TO THE P.ONOUNCED..SA -CIY. OF GOOD .FAT CALVES, PRAQTICAU.LY NO
SALES OF HEA/VES WERE MADE .oUP.. TO$6,00. i.R' oME'. A FEW WEIGHTY AVERAGES SOLD FROM
$5.50 DOWN, '"INCLUDING CULL SORTS'FROM 1 .00. TO, $3.75.- ODD HEAD OF GOOD .TO CHOICE
LIGHT WEIGHT V EALERS RANGED UP- TO' $8.00.,AN AS H- NGH A'S $8.5Be

HOGS:' ONLY 600 "HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. ARRIVALS IN-
:.LUDED. 217 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS,..A3UT 300 TRUCK HOGS AND,.ONE LOAD
OF RAIL 'HOGS FOR. THE OPEN MArKCET.
PACKERS WERE PUT EARLY AND' BOUGHT MOST'OF THE LOCAL 'HOG SUPPLIES AT
FULLY;-STEADVY-P'ICESb THE DAYIS'+OP, 70'25, WASKPAID IN DOTH SECTIONS OF THE TRADE,
L.NCLUD1NGONE LO D'OF GOOD .TO ,CHOICE C 25-POUNO' DUTCHERS.'AT THIS PRIdE. .BULK. OF THE
MEDIUM "O CHOICEE 170 TO 230-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOV:EO-.F'OM' e7, I5 TO .$7.25 AND-SOME
HEAVY TRUCK HOGq WERE 'REPORTED :AT $6.75.. -ACKINGS'.PS0n- OROUGT $5.25 Tro $5.75, OR
UNCHANGED PRICEd.

SHEEP: t. TODAY'S -LIDERAL SUPPLY.ObF S4E.EP,-AND LAMONS, ESTIMATED AT 3,000 HEAD,
t .ICLUDED:NINE 'DECKS DUE TO ARRIVE ADOUT NOON AND A FEW DECKS FOR THE
STOCK SHOW THAT WERE NOT.OFFERED ON THE OPEN MARKET. MORNING SALES WERE CONFINED
MOSTLY TO .FEEDER: AND FAT LAMDS THAT BROUGHT STEADY PRICES. MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN
FAT LAMOS SOLD FROM ~36.50 TO $7.00 AND SOME GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLED FAT LAMDS;RE-
OEI VED A .DDOF' $7.5'0; SHOr.' FEEDER LAMOS MOVED OUT FROM $4.00 TO $5.50. THERE
WERE PRACTICALLY NO GOOD YEARLINGS OR WETHERS OFFERED.




STOCKER AND FEEDER SHIPMENTS FROM TWELVE MARKETS .


.FED. 21- : FED. I4-- FED. 22- :PER CENT INCREASE'(nR DECREASE
FE:3. 27 : FEo. 20 : FE3, 28 .FED.2.-27,1931 ,COMrARED AVERAGE
: [931 : 1931 : 1930 :CO:RESP"NDINC WKS',1928-29-30.
OATTLE AND CALVES: 28,866 : 24;989 : 42,141 : 9.5 DECREASE
HOGS : 5,790 : 4,959 : 11,75^ : 52.1 DECREASE
SHEEP : 22,448 .17,905 : 25,747 : 9.1 DECREASE


3/ 6/31 R.
I :2 P.M. ..


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


1931.


SHEEP
I;, 318
1.,034

2:,.684
1.,379


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MARCH 6, 931 .
CHICAGO MARKET--10:45 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER TRADE STEADY TO P25. LOWER 1INOETWEEN GRADES SHOW MOST DOWNTURN; GOP[
SHARE ADVANCE SCORED EARLIER IN WEEK GONE; MARKET NOW LITTLE CHANGED.
COMPARED WITH MONDAY. MOST STEERS HERE TODAY SELLING AT $9.00 DOWNWARD;. SOME 1 2.#
AVERAGES DROUGHT 8y50; SHE-STOQK UNEVEN COWS AND HEfIFE ETTES WEAK, INSTANCES IU
TO ,150 LOWER OUT HEI'FER YEARLINGS FULLY STEADY; "DULLS :STEADY 'AND V.EALERS 250 HIGHER
UP TQ $8.254 DEING PAID. WITH ODD LOTS AS HYf-GH AS $8.50 AND DULK AT .$7.00 DOWN TO
$600; WEEK-END TRAQE ON.STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SLOW OUT STEADY IN SYMPATHY WITH CON-
TINUED RELATIVELY HIGH MARKET ON COMMON GRADE KILLER STEERS. :
HOGS: MARKET FAI::!LY ACTIVE, ;MOSTLY 10 to 20 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE.
PACKING SOWS SHARING ADVANCE; GOOD TO'CHOICE 170 TO 2V0#' 7.50 TO .75;
OP .7.o65 220 TO 2,502fo7.5 TO 7.50; 2 o 320 $.9 TO 7.25; 330 To 38
.60 T $6.90; GOOD CICE TO C16 $7,35 TO $7.50, PLAIN KINDS $7.25 DOWN TC
G.75 AND DELOW, PIGS MOSTLY $6.50 TO ,$7.0, DEST STRONG WEIGHTS UPWARD TO $7.35;
PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO .*..00 AND .DELOW; PACI1.N.G SOWS MOSTLY $6.15 TO $6.25.
$HEEP: EARLY MARKET ONLY MODE-ATELY ACTIVE, MOSTLY STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE LAMOS
SCALING 94. DOWN $8.50 TO $8.85; SHIPPERS PAYING OUTSIDE PRICE .ONE
STRICTLY CHOICE LOAD $9.00, SOME HELD HI.GHER;..GOOD FAT EWNES Q4.75 TO $5.00.
KANSAS CITY MAR CATTLE; FED STEERS MOSTLY STEADY, SEV RAL LOADS $7.25.TO $8.00, GOOD MEDIUM WEIGHT!
-'---" HELD A30OVE..y9.00U FEW DOG ES 6.50, OTHER KILLING CLASSES IN TOO LIMITED
SUPPLY TO TEST PRICES; FEW VEALER $7.00 DOWN; ROAD WEEK-END CLEARANCE'ON STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS.
HOGs; UNEVEN, STRONG TO 15 H GHER THAN THURSDAY'S A ERAGE. HEAVLES UP MOST;
TOP"7.5 ON 180 TO 2,POr DESIRA3DE 40 TO 240 $7.16 TO $7.25;" 250T6o
335' $6.75. TO .7.05; PACKING sows $5.85 TO $6.35; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, STEADY, $6.75
'SHEEP: NOTHING SOLE EARLY, DIDDING AROUND 25. LOWER OR UNDER $8.25 FOR DEST
L AM'iq-


CATTLE:. .
HOGS: .
TO $7.65;
I'40# PIGS
SHEEP:


HOGS(SoFT


SN\TIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOJIS) MARKET--9:25 A.M.
GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 25f HIGHER, TOP AND DULK $9.25;"OTHER oCLASSESON
A CLEANUP DASIS WITH NOT ENOUGH SALES WORTH. MENTIONING.
FAIRLY ACTIVE, 10 TO 20r HIGHER. THAN THURSDAYVS AVERAGE: EIGHTY TCHERS
UP'MRST- PIGS AND LIGHT LIGHTS 25 TO 35, HIGHER; .DULK.-.150to 230t S7.50
OrP e7.70* FEIN LOADS AND PART LOADS 2509 TO 290# $7.25 TO $7.40; I00 TO
S7.00 TO $7.50, sows MOS.TLY $6.00 TO $6.15.
RECEIPTS P 'ACTICALLY ALL O1l2LED THRU AND. DIRECTS. BIDDING STEADY ON ODD
LOTS, ASKING HIGHER; HELb DESI'RADLE LAFMOS AROUND $8.50 AND ADOVE.
FORT WORTH CHICAO .' KANSAS Ci'Y E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
on OR 0tLY HOGS AN : *


---- OASTNGPGS ., CLUDED).
LT.LT 140-I 6()' QD--H $ 6.40- 7.20 $
LT WT -18.0. GDsCH 7. 0- 7.25
80G-20 D-G0H 7.20- 7.25
MED. WT 0-22 N G-CH 7.20- 7.25
220- 25- Go-H 7.00- 7.25
H V. YWT. -0 .
PkG Sows 275 500 .MD-GSr. 5.25- 5.75
SLAUGHTER' IGS (L00- 3)GoD-CH - -
FDOr 'STKR PIGS (0- -)D-CH. -- --.
Av COsT. A W-T.THURS 'PIGS EXCL) 7'.06- 2i
SLAUGHTER CATTLE,' CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS. (600r-90Q~) "CHO I CE
. .. .. G OD
MEDIUM
yCOMMONN
STEERS (.00-I 100- ) CHOICE
MEDIA UM
STEERS (1100-1300#) CHOICE

STEERS ( 300-1 5Q00.) QH OI CE
OOD
HEfFERS (550-850K) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
CowS': CHOICEE
GOOD
CoM-MED
LOW CUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) 0D-CH(BEEF)
..CUT-COM-MEb
VEALERS (MILK-FED) Gr- H
". " MED.IUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (2$0-500-,) Go-OCH
*.. 1 ; COM-MED
FDR 0 STKR-0ATTLE AND CALVES:'
StEERS (500-800- .%) GD-OH
STEnS. (800--10 0') VG-MCH.D
SCOM-MED
HEIFERS GD--CH
COM-MED
Cows Gon-CH
COM--MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MED I UM
SLAUGHTFEr SHEEP AND LAMBS:


I W- -ll
4 0-, R
b- 0 -
4.25- 5.50


,- -
- .1. -
5:5- 6.75


4.00-. ?r 4
3,00- 4.00
200- 3.00
3.00- 3.75


6.00- 7
3.25- 6.0:


7.35-,
7.50-
7.35-7
7.20-5

6.00-
6. 75-
. :] ;:


7.60 $
7.-865
7.65
7.65
7.50

6.50
7 35


6.70-
6.85-
6.95-
6.85-

5.75-
6:60-
6.60-'
6.89-


7.15 $
7.25
7.25 '
7.25
7 25


6., 35
7 5
7.7
7-c^ .['5


I.25- .25 9,75-10,50
,0 7 75- 0,H5



3, 5- 4..






5:06-15:75 .u <455- 50




4.00- 5.50 .'3.50- 4750
7:88- 1:.88 :.00- "7.
_5.00 3.50- 5,00


- - :

-. -. 5.-
S- -. .05-
-: - 4'.50-
4.00-
3.25-
7Or)- 8.50 -
5.75- 7,00 -


LAMDS: (90# ON) GD-CH - -
MEDI.UM - -o
(91-100 ME-CH - -
(ALL WTS) COMMON - -
YRLG WETIJ ERS(9 I ') MED-CH - -
EWES: S90-] 20f MED-CH - -
(I120-150-) MED-CH - -
(ALL WTS) CUL--COM .- - -
FEEDING SHEEP AND LAMBS (RANGE STO.K):
FEEDING LAMOS (50-75i) GP-CH --. -.
MEDIUM - -


3/6/31 RP
I :50 P.M.
L99 00690 9ZlC

V I(O -1 d do0 AIIS83AINn


8.50-
7.50-
7.25-
6.00-
4 00-
3.50-
.2.00-


82


5.75
4.75
4.00


S- o

7.50
8.00
5.00
4.75
4.00


S7.7- 8. 25
6*5 7.75


7-
6 25-
*4:25-
4.25-
3.25-
7.75-
5.P5-


8, 5
. 75

5.50
5.50
4.25
9.00
7.75


7.50- 8.20
6.50- 7.50
6.50- "8.1
5.25- 6.50
5.25- 7.00
3.00- 4.25
2..75-- 4.00
1.25- 3,00


7.35-
7.50-
7.50-
7.50-
7.35-

00-
6'. 75-
7,34-


7.65:
7.70
7.70
7.70
7,60
745.
735.2

207#


7.50- 9.75











5.25- 6.00
4.25- :.25

3.00- 4.5

3,50- 5.25
5. 507- 750
3.50- 5.50


6.00- 8.00
6.5- 6.R0


4.50: 5.50
4.00- 4.75
3.50- 4.00
7.00- 8.00
6.00- 7.00.

7.754.'8.50
----7, 00- .-75
6.'. 00- 7.00
5.25- 7.50
* 3.00- 4.00
2.75- 4.00
I.50- 3.00


-- .-...-


STERLING EMENS, LO.CAL. REPRESENTATIVE.


QL-Mu"" I E--fl Ql ",-






UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE


-17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT '-VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE :6-220!


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET 'EOCRT SATURDAY MARCH 7, 1031.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECElIrTS oF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HflEDOVER I RECT IHRU"

ANSASTH 398 88 ,300 30
OHICAGO '00 100 9,000 4,000 2,000 8,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 275 25 3,000 50 100 1,400
MAHA 100 --- 5,000 50
SiLAHOMA CITY 25 25 550 --- 163
Sioux CITY 100 --- 2,500 500
ST. JOSEPH 50 --- 600 8,000
ST. PAUL 150 50 500 100
'V CHITA 100- 00 800 200 200
DENVER 100 --- 300 14,000
TOTAL II MARKETS 1,850 450 23,750 28,200*APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
ON0E WEEK AGO, II MARKETS 2,275 1,075 32,000 15,600 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
TOTAL THIS 'VEEK 135,G50 30,575 423,700 310,900 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
TOTAL LAST WEEK 141,275 -42,050 .510,400 325,700 ESTIMATED RECEI PTS.
**CATTLE R ECEIPT- MOSTLY. SHOWW STOCK.


FORT WORTH "RECIPTS, SHI rMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY,t MARCH 6'.931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS:. SHEEP '
IkL RECEIPTS 789 270 636 2,435 -


TOTAL SHIPMENTS
BACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH TOTAL TH
FT.WO7'TH TOTAL LA
FT.'VORTH TOTAL TH


H IS 'IEE *
HAT 'KEEI
HIS 'VK,[


.... . ....... .. 54 5
K 9 90-

LT -- 09,236
.AST Yn. 10.81


- UNREPORTED -
261 625

;2,700 . 5 500.. I
--3,352 6,349:...1
3.505 8.334


1 ,555

I ,200
4,047
8,220


LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY MARCH 7, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 11:00 A.M.)
FORT NORTH H CH I CAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
SC LOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
. . K . .. :. .... , ': - .


HnU : IUSOFT On UILY HOGSu AND
-- ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT (-40-1o30 GD--
LT 'VT 60-10-' GD-C
10-20" .- Go QD--
MED 'VT -T00-220 .G-
H( v.2- tGD-C

SLAUGH ER IG.s
FDR ASTKR P G. 70-30 ) -C
Av, CO.ST.. A .'VT. .I-'. ( IG EXCL


H o3.40- 7.25 $
H 7.5- 77.3*
H .7. 5- 7.35.:
,H 7.25- 7.35*



tH -- '
) -7 .0.5- 225#
NOMINALb


7.35- 7.60 6.70- 7.15 $ 7.60- 7.75
7.450- 7.65 6.85-, 7.5 7,70- 7.85
750C->7. 6b b05 7.25 7.70--. 7.85
7.:-0- 7.65 6.95- 7.25 7-.65- 7.75
8' 5- e -


- - 6.SO- 7. 5 7.00- 7.60
.7.24-- .240 7.07.- 207.


FORT. NORTH
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. FO.R WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS STEADY TO 250
LOWER; SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS-STRONG t'0 25."O-HIGHER;...OTHER CLASSES CATTLE
MOSTLY STEADY; SLAUGHTER CALVES 25 TO 50r HIGHER. WEEK'S TOPS: FED STEERS $7.50,
PART LOAD*GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS $7.75, FEW VERY GOOD FAT COWS UP TO $5.50,
HEAVY FAT CALVES ON SMALL KILLER ACCOUNTf UP TO .-7.5. BUJ.K PRICES : MEDIUM AND
COMMON GRADES 'LA.LGHTER STEERS, GRASSES AND SHRT74'EQS -4..*75 TO )$6.50, BETTER
GRADES FAT YEARLINGS $6.00 TO ,6.75, FEW SALES T7.00TO $7.75, GOOD FAT CgWS UN-
USUAL;.Y SCARCE, ONE OR TWO SMALL LOTS UP TO $5.50, .lUTCHER GRADES .AROUND "$3625 TO
3.65, LOW-CUTTERS'$2.25 TO $2.65, HEAVY FAT CALVES AROUND $6.50 DOWN., CULL S.ORTS
H3.25 TO"$3.75.
.EVIEW COMMENT: TRADE DURING THE. WEEK .HAS DEEN.FEATURED 3Y RATHER
LIGHT RECEIPTS:OF' SEASONABLE VOLUME,: SOME WEAKNESS IN SLAUGHTER STEERS AND SOME.
STh NGTH- AND SMALL ADVANCES IN SLAUGHTER YEARLINGSS. MOST OF THE CATTLE OFFERINGS
HAV-E .EEN RUNNING TO STEERS AND YEARLINGS. No QUOTAO4LE CHANGE HAS OCCURRED IN.*
P IC'ES FOR1 BUTCHER STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERS, THE RECE.J.PTS OF FAT 'COWS PROVING, SMALLER
T4AN 'A,T'ANY TI-ME I-N A P'ERIbD OF MONTHS.. STEADY VALUES HAVE DEEN OUTLINED 3Y OCCA-
STONAL' SALES OF .STOCK CATTL-E AND CALVES. THE DEST FED STEERS' RECEIVED HAVE DEEN'
MEDIUM. WEIGHTS THAT SOLD AT $7.50 AND MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE DEEN P A-IN
AND 'RATHER COMMON GRADES, SHORT-FEDS AND. GRASSERS, THAT MOVED AROUND '5.00'TO )6.50.
A:FEW GOOD FAT YEARLINGS HAVE 3EEN REPORTED UP TO $ 7.75 UT MOST OF HE -D'ESIRADLE
GRADES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE HAVE DEEN SELLING AROUND D6.00 TO $6.75. THE PLAINE'
GRADES OF .UTCHER HEIFERS RANGEDO.WNWARD FROM $5.50. A FEW VERY GOOD FAT COWS SOLD
AT MIDWEEK UP TO ,.'5.00 AND A.30VE AND BUTCHER COWS HAVE DEEN SCATTERED USUALLY FROM
$3.25 TO .$3.65, LOW-CUTTERS $2.25 TO $2.75. STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS ARE LISTED
AR,'UND. AND .ADOVE $2.50. PACKER. DEMAND FOR SAUSAGE DULLS CONTINUES VERY NARROW, THE
T.PEND. 0 VALUES .IEAK TO LOWER* SLAUGHTER CALVES SHOW.ADVANCES OF '-5 TO 50U. FOR THE
WEEK ORDER, HAVE 'tEENJ REPORTED UP TO $7(.U AND ADOVE. [ACKER PURCHASES OF.GOOD HEAVIES
HAVE DEEN MADE MOSTLY FROM 56.25 TO $6.05 AND WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF PLAIIED GRADES
ARE SELLING FROM AROUND ,6.00 DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.
;HOGS: T.TO.)AY'S LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED AT 700. HEAD. ARRIVALS
INCLUnED 400 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, 130 HEAD ON THROUGH KILLING,
AbouT 4' TRUCK HOGS AND TWo LOADS OF RAIL'HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. PACKERS OUGHT
TiHE.SUPPLi-E'OFFERED:AT PRICES STEADY TO I) CENTS HIGHER, QUALITY.CONSIDERED. TWO
LOADS OF MEDIUM TO cGOD I 7 AND 176-POUND RAIL- HOGS SOLD AT'-.7.2- AND A FEW'GObD TO
CHOICE .UT.CHERS LANDED AT $7.35. A FEW 0000D TRUCK HOGS SOQLD-AT 7.?5 AND MEDIUM
GRADE .7) TO. 2',(-POUND TRUCK HOGS WERE REPORTED FROM $7.10 TO $7.20. SOME PACKING
SOWS AT $..0. WERE QU.OTA'.LVY STEADY.
2iSHEET: ,- TODAY'S TIRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: ALL CLASSES. WEAK. TO 25. LOyIER;
AGED 'FAT WETHERS SiH-OW.NG FULL DECLI NE; .G 'D. TO CHOICE WOOLEQ FAT
LAMDS $7.2'5 AND $7,'50", PA.T DEC-K UP TO 8,0.u; 0OO SHORN .FAT LAM3S MOSTLY $7I00;
MEDIUM GRADE FAT LAM ;. 00 TO ,75; FAT YEALI NG N 'OTLY $8.00;' 2-YvAr- LD" FAT
WETHERS 5.00 TO i..5; .'AGOED .FAT 'ETHERS: 3. 75 TO $..0; FEEDER LAM.DS 4,0 TO
$6o00u, LATTER Pr;ICE PAID FOP W-OLED .FEEDER LAM S. '' '
REVIEW *CO'M'PENI : THE WEEK'S SUrPLY hF SHEEP AN.D LAMDS, OVER S 1,000
HEAD, CONSISTED SMO)STLY: OF 'MF.DIrJUM TO ROOD. FRESH SHOr'N SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS.' 'GOOD TO
CHOICE FAT LAMOS ANn YEARLINCS HAVE DEEN UNUSUALLY SCARCE. ".TnADE HAS- DEEN. UNEVEN
W ITH A WEAK 'UNrE-RTONE PREVAILING. CHOICE WOO'LED PAT LAMOS SOLD LATE FRI DAY: UP .TO
,$J-00, THE WEEK'S TOP.


3/ -?/7~ ~r


(.SEE .0THEr SI.DE)


U S.DEPOSITORY
U S. jDEPOSITORY


. .


-3


TOTAL


I


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IA'E #2.


TELEGRAPHIC EFORMTS FROM OTHER MARKETS


CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE ; COMPARED WI TH WEEK AGO: GOOD: AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS STEADY
TO 23., HIGHER; COMMON AND MEDIUM GRADES 25 to 50( UPr; EARLY ADVANCE ON
BETTER GRADES MOSTLY LOST; *FAT COWS STEADY TO .25- HIGHER WITH THE CLOSE DULL;
CUTTERS WEAK AND BUTCHER HEIFERS ACOUT 256 HIGHER ALL YEARLING. HEIFERS DEING
AOUT 50t HIGHER, HOWEVER, INSTANCES MORE. lULLS 0i TO 15' HIGHER OUT VEALERS
$.00 TO $PL.50 LOWER; SELLING LOWEST IN 20 YEARS' NOT MANY STEERS .IN WEEKS RUN
A-3OVE $10.00 OR IELOW -$7.00; SH1PPER DEMAND LAPSED AFTER SHARP ADVANCE WHEN -JEST
HEAVIES AND LONG YEARLIN-S TOPPED AT i.11.25; DULK DETTEri GRADE HEAVIES $9.75 TO
$10.50, DULK ALL .STEERS $7.,25 'TO .75, AVERAGE PRICE STEERS .THIS WEEK STANDING
ADUTT 506 OVER A WEEK AGO; REPLACEMENT CATTLE CLOSED 25 TO 40. HIGHER AT $6.25 TO.0
$7.25, MOSTLY.
HOGS: SCARCELY ENOUGH HOGS. ^N S-ALE TO MAKE A MARKET; SCATTERED SALES STRONG
WITH FIIDAY'S DEST PRICES; GOOD TO CHOICE 170-TO 220 A 7.60 AND $7.65;
TOP $7.65; 240 TO 250. $-7.45.;' GOOD 160D # $17.50.
SHEEP: FOR WEEK, 147 DOUBLES FROM FEEDING STATIONS, J5,500 DIRECTS. TODAY S
'MARKET NOMINAL. *C"MP.ARED WITH WEEK AGO: FAT LAMDS STEADY TO 560( HI-GHER,
ADVANCE MOSTLY ON JNDETWEEN GhADES, PAnTICULARLY HEAVIES; CHOICE YEARLINGS 250
HIGHER; FAT EWES AND FEEDING LAMDS OAD'-UT. STEADY* WEEKS EARLY TOP $9.25. CLOSING
BULKS: GOO- AND CHOICE LAMDS S6,; DOWN '38.50 TO 0.335; SEVERAL LOADS $9.00, HEAVIER
WEIGHTS' $8.25 TO $0.50, CLI'PD LAM3S $7.75 TO $0.25, NATIVE COOLED DUTCHERS*$7.00
TO $0.00, THROWOUTS $6.50 TO $7.50, FAT E"ES n4.00 TO $4.75, FEw 35.00; FEEDING
AND SHEARING LAM3S THROUGHOUT WEEK $7.75 TO $0.50.
i -KASAS. CITY MARKET -.

CATTLE: FOR WEEK: FED STEERS, YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS 25 TO 756 HIGHER, MOSTLY
50 TO 7-5 HIGHER ON STEERS; COWS STEADY TO MOSTLY 25.5 HIGHER; DULLS
STEADY; VEALERS $|.00 LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS 25"To'50( HIGHER. WEEK'S TOPS:
CHOICE I105# STEERS $0.35, CHOICE 'HEAVIES $/0.25, GOOD YEARLINGS $9.75; PRACTICAL
TO" .VEALERS ON CLOSE 7:.00n:; ULK FED STEERS $7.00 TO $0.00, FED HEIFERS $6. 50.TO:
$7..75; M-T FAT COWS 4.00' TO $5.25, MEDIUM DULLS $3.0. TO $4.00; STOCKERS AND.
.FEEDERns 6.25 TO $0.00, LIGHT YEARLING STOCKERS $ .30, STOCK STEER CALVES $0.75.
HOGS: HOG RECEIPTSS MOSTLY DIRECT; ONLY ONE CARLOT AND FEW DRIVE-INS ON SALE;
* FEW SALES STRONG'WITH FRIDAY'S '.EST PRICES' PRACTICAL TOP $7.25, PART
:IOAD, TO TRADERS $7.35; -MO0T 100 TO 260# $7.00 TO $7.,5.
SHEEP:' FOR WEEK.: LAMDS STEADY TO'STRONG; SHEEP [5 TO 256 LOWER; FEEDING LAMOS
S.TEADO 'TO STRONG; TOP FED LAM3S TO SHIPPERS $0.50, TO PACKERS $0.35;
CLOSING TbP $8.20; CLOSING 3ULK DES1 lAnLE WEIGHT WOOLED LAMDS $8.00 TO $5.,0,
SHORN LAM3S 7.50 T $7..75; TOP EWES $4.50, CULK $3.n 5 TO" 4.25, FEEDING LAMDS
MOSTLY $7.00 TO $7.35, FLESHY SHEARING LAMDS UPWARD TO $7..75.;

NATI ONAL .STOCKYA.DS-. (E.qT.LOUIS) MARKET -
CATTLE: STEERS "30., HIGHER, MIXED YEARLINGS AND HE'IFER'S 25 TO 506 HIGHER; DEEF
"COWS 25/ HI GHER; .CUTTERS AND LOW-CUT7ERS STEADY; DULLS STEADY TO 25"
HIGHER; VEALERS 25' LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDER STEERS 250 HIGHER; OTHER FEEDING
CATTLE STEADY. TOPS FOR WEEK: .12020 .STEERS $Co50, 956# YEARLINGS $9.15, 1431#
OEEV.ES 80. 5, 838# MIXED YEARLINGS $ 075. 62ly HE I FERS. .$0.25,. CowS $6,0. SAUSAGE
. ULLS. $450y UVEAL.gRS $9.25, STOCKERS' $7.5. BULKS FOR. WEEK: STEERS $6.00 TO
40.35, FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS $7.00 fo $0.00.. MEDIUM FLESHED KINDS $5.75
TO. $6.50, ows'$,r025 7TO .5..5, LOW-CUTTERS $2 75;-TO$3. 00,.'sTO'CKEr? AND..,EEDERn-
STEERS $5.50 To $7.00, CLOSING VEALE.R TOP $9.25.
HOGS: ". OT.-NOU6'H HERE*TO MAKE A. MARKET; SGATTERED`SALE& I 5. HIGHERR, #XTREM'E
JTOP-. 7.35 IN LESS THAN :LOAD LOTS; NO.LO.AOS LI GHT WEIGHT" HERE. F EW .
LOADS 200 TO 2T. $7.50 TO $7.75; ODD -LOTS 15' #$775, SOWS LARGELY $6. 0 TO
$6,1:5. '
SHEEP: :FO.R.WEEK LAMlS'MOSTLY .25(0 WER; OTHER C.ASSER STEADY;" TOP LAMBS THIS
WEEk:o0.7,i LATE TOP $9.50, .ULK FO.R WEEK'$0.00 to $0".25 MEDIUM -TO 'GOOD
KINDS $7.50 TTO 0.00, COMfON THRO'. ouTS $6.50,'FAT EWES SALADLE $4.00,.DOl)N,




HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTIONO
W' EEKS ENDING FRIDAY, MARCH '6, 1931 AND MARCH 7, .1930.


CHICAGO, ILL.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND.
KANSAS CfTY, KAN.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL.
NEW -YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY
S.OMAHA,.NEDR.
SIOUX CITY, IOWAo.
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH,.MO.
SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN.


AND ST.LuIS, Mo.
CITY, N.J.


TOTALS


1931
* 120,179
1 1,371 !
38,206,
47.973
3.0''736
50,98
: 36;236
1 4', 319
44 048
.403,066


3/7/31- RP
II:35 A.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


lZlS91 00690 Z991 C

VaiO1id d0 A1IS83AINn


1930
I 00 I 1 I
19,573
40,719
52,768
S33,134
49, 94
34,370
25 831
53576
413,284








S UNITED STATES DEPAIT"ENT OF AGRICULTURE
-.31EA,,. OF AGhIC..IULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET iNEVS SERV ICE

217 LIVESTOCK EXC'-'ANGE, FOR'T V"/(TH, TEXAP TELEPHONE: S-2200.

DAILY LIVESTOCK f'AIKET REPORT MONDAY "A-CH 9, !C31.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS Or LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A..M,CENTRAL.- TIME.)


CATTLE ALkVES


HOGS- SHEEP HO


HOGS .
LOOVER D-i RECT'.THRU*


FORT 'VOTH 2,000 500. 600 4,800 259
KANSAS CITY 9,000 1,300 2,500 10;000 i4200
CHICAGO 11,500 2,000 3&000 20O 00 -I ,0 00 16i000 .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 0500 700 5,000 200 300 -700
OMAHA. 3,000 . 500 10000 -15,00 W
OKLAHOMA CITV 600 200 -1,000 100 1 8 .
?.oux CITY 2,500 00 6,000 5,50
ST. JOSEPH 1 ,COO 300 :500 5,500
ST. PAUL 2,600 1 ,00 .7,500 5,5Q0
'V ICH I TA 1,700 .500 '* 100 200 300
DENVER 1,300 100 3,100 11,000
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 43,200: 3,1:00 50,000 71 ,000 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGo,I MARKETS 47,000 9,000 .G,400" 67,3C0 .oD RECT AND :THRU HOGS
SINCL-UDED IN THE DAY'S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH TCEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURC CASES, .ATURDAY, MARCH 8, I'931
CATTLE CALVES HOGS, SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 263 63 7.0 1 812
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 138 115 :- 302 8
PACKER PURCHASES 101 0 665 6

FT.W'ORTH ACTUAL MONDAY,', AGO 3,180 054 82 2,281
FT.WORTH ACTUAL, .ON DAY YYn AGO 4,411 r[,395 I ,022 082

FORT "70RTH LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY- MARCH. 9 1031.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED -UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: LIMITED SUPPLIES OF CATTLE AND.CALVES WERE RECEIVED FOR TODAY'S
LOCAL TRADE AND OULK OF THE CATTLE :,UN CONSISTED OF SLAUGHTER
STEERS. THE OFFERINGS OF FAT YEARLtNGS INCLUDED SEVERAL .ORTS FROM SHIPMENTS OF
SHOW,'CATTL ;:ND 1-Al-IlNA I .C pPLIg$ ^ IOP1 -P TL TO *-NL. RDS ,,
'MATES CALLED FOn TOTAL' "F NL\ '',..U CATTLE 0A', CALVE ,
STEADY PRICES WERE MAINTAINED I.N MOST CLASSES OF SLAUGHTER CATTLE,
ALTH ROUGH'AHC"''E'.iAND F' STEE'S APPEAREDD RATHER QUiET. ..0NINQ. USINES'S fN
SLAUGHTER STEERS 'VAS TRANSACTED IN CARLOTS, FPROM $'4<.25 TO .$3.75.. A 4-QAR SHIPMENT
OF FED, LIGHT WEIGHT rTEFRS AT 3.75 CONSISTED OF CATTLE THAT WErE FEEDLOT MATES
- TO STEERS AT THE SAME PRICE A WEEK AGO. SEVERAL CANS OF ELTTLE '4EXICAN STEERS, IN
QUARANTINE WER"E.ALSO OF SAME COUNTRY OWNERSHIP AS THE MEX.rCAN STEEnS AT THE SAME
PnRICE LAST MONDAY. OTHER PURCHASES OF.SLAUGHtER STIERS MOKrtDAV INCLUDED'SEVERAL
CARS ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT $.10 AND -6.5 0. '
THE MARKET FOR LITTLE CATTLE WAS FEATURED DY PACKAGE LOT SALEd OF
SHOW SORTS UP TO- "S.50. FAT YEARLINGS IN THE $3.00 RANGE GRADED-GOOD 'TO CHO.ICE
AND. OTHER SALES OF SHOW-SORTS, GOOD GRADES, 'AIERE REPORTED FROM $7.-25 TO $7.75.
.SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6.00, INCLUDING.
bOTCHER HEIFERS UNDEoc $5.50.
S0OVING TO PRONOUNCED SCARClTY OF GOOD.FAT.COlS, VERY FEIW.CATTLE:OF
THIS CLASS SOLO ADrOVE 34.25, ALTHOUGH TWO OR THREE SMALL LOT SALES WERE MADE AT
$4.50 AND AS HIGH- AS $5.5. BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND' $350 AND LOW-
CUTTERS WERE LISTED FROM A2.25 TO $2.65. AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY>jSTROnG WEIGHT
LOW-CUTTER COWS CHANGED HANDS AROUND AND SLIGHTLY ADVE. $2.50. No nULeS OF CON-
SEQUENCE WERE INCLUDED IN THE DAYVIS CATTLE RECEIPTS.
BUYERS. ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT PURCHASED THREE OR 'OUR LOADS OF STOCK
CALVES, BUYING FAIRLY GOOD STOCK STEER CALVES AT ,7.25. SOME STOCK. STEERS OF r
RATHER LIGHT WEIGHTS MOVED OUT. AROUND $6.00 TO $6.50.
NO Q UOTARLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN VALUES FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES AND' SHORT
RECEIPTS MADE A' GOOD CLEARANCE DURING MORNING ROUNDS. SEVERAL LOTS' .OF HEAVY FAT
CALVES IN THE BETTER GRADES SOLD FROM $0.25 TO $7.00 AND WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF PLAIN-
ER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD-FROM AROUND A6.00, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25.TO.
$3.75.
HOGS: LI.'ERAL PRICE ADVANCES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN HOG MARKETS .TOOAY
AND LOCAL VALUES RULED 15 TO 25 CENTS HIGHER, HOWEVER, MOST OF THE
LOCAL HOGS SOLD EARLY AD3UT 15 CENTS HIGHER THAN SATURDAY. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED
EARLY.AT 600 HEA%', PROVED LIGHT .DUE TO LATE ARRIVALS THAT WERE NOT REPORTED EARLY.
SUPPLIES INCLUDED 250 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, A-OUT 425 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD ANr
THREE PART LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE DAYiS TOP, $7.60, WAS PAID
SHORTLY AFTER NOON 73Y PACKERS FOR tNE LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE AROUND 220-POUND
DUTCHERS. THREE PART LOADS OF MEDr-UM TO CHOICE LICHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT RAIL HOGS
MOVED FROM $7.35 TO $7.50 AND A FEW HEAD OF 200-POUNiD DUTCHERS SOLD UP TO 1 7.40,
MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES'OF 170 TO 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS BROUGHT (7.25 TO $7,40
AND A FEW HEAD LANDED'AT $7.45. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED FROM $5.50 TO 6.00,
STRONG TO 25 CENTS-HIGHER.
SHEEP: TODAY'S LIBERAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAM3S, ASOUT 4,800 HEAD, CON '
SISTED ALMOST ENTIRELY OF SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS. THIRTY-TWO DECKS
WERE OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION, WITH SHORN. LAMOS' AND AGED WETHEIS PREDOMINATING.
TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW WITH PACKERS ID3'ODING' UNEVENLY LOWER ON EARLY ROUND. "A-
FAIR NOON CLEARANCE WAS PrADE WITH,FAT LAM3S SELLING' STEADY. TO 2P5 CENTS LOWER. ANb
OTHER CLASSES A"OUT STEADY. 'SEVERAL DECKS nE 'FEDI'UM TO CHOICE SHORN FAT LAM-S
SOLD AT $6.75 AND $7,00. FAT 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS AND: YEARLINGS MIXED DROUGHT $5.50
A.JD SEVERAL DECKS OF A,.ED FAT WETHERS LANDED AT $4- 00. NO OTHER SALES _F CONSE-
Q.jE 3E WERE Rc-'-7'ORTED. .
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IAp #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND 2JOT.,TIONS MONDAY MARCH C, 1031.
CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: FED STE-RS AND YEAi!LINGS3,STRONG TO Or' HIGHE!'ER, COMMON GRADE STEERS AND.
OFFERINGS GRAD.1NG STRI CTLY COOD AND LETTER SHOWING MOST ADVANCE; FORMER
KINDS SCARCE AN-) LATTc:R WANTED ON SHIPPER ACCOUNT; LARGELY STEER RUN C'JT NUMEROUS
LOArS LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT YEARLING .HEIFERS IN RUN; "OTH YEARLING AND BUTCHER
HEIFERS SHARING ST'-ER ADVANCE, EARLY TOP LIGHT 'HEEIFERS $0.75; STOCKERS SCA.,CE AND
F"I 7M; COUNTRY DEMAND SLOWED DOWN D3Y HEAVY ,NnOW CO",WS SCARCE, STEADY TO STRONG; DULLS
STRONG TO -56' HIG-HER; MO-TLY STRONG; VEALE-.S 0 HIGHE., .STRICTLY GOOD KINDS MAKING
u.50 TO $ .00; DEST LONG YEARLINGS --ARLY $I1.,5, DULK ST.EERS SELLING AT $o.50 TO
C.75, SOME MEDIUM WEICHTS AND WEIGHTY OFFERINGS..HELl A.'OVE. I ,R .
HQGS: MARKET" ACTIVE, MOSTLY 25 TO 40.0 HIGHER THAN FRAY'S.AVERAGE; PACKING
SOWS S'IAiING ADVANCE; GOOD TO CHOICE |70 To 21 ,7.u5 TO O$.00, EA!LY TOP
0.00, 2O0 TO 50- 07.55 TO 7.SO; 230 TO 320. 7. 5 T 07.0; GOOD TO CHOICE. 14 TO
80 ,7 7,75 TO $7.90; PLAINER KINDS 07.65 DOkW; PI'GS SCARCE, FEW $7.OD TO $7.5.0;
PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $3.35 TO $6.50.
SHEEP: FEW SALES STRZONG.TO UNEVENLY HIGHER THAN FRIDAY; PACKERS NOT FOLLOWING UP-
-" TU-RN ~000 AND 9. 0U PAID "7Y OUTSIDERS FOR- CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT LAM3S,
ME HELD HIGHER' PACKERS TALKING 0'.75 DOWN ON DULK; OUTSTANDING *77p YEARLI N
.65, FAT EES '4.00 TO $5.00; SEVERAL LOA-S FEED1NG.LAMDS .HELD AT 'Q. O'TO 8 ?.25
UNSOLD. .
UNSOD KANSAS CITY MARKET -
CATTLE: LI.3ERAL PRO'-OnTION OF 7.UN FED STEERS, OPENING TP.ADE-; SLOW, A~OUT STEADY;
LIGHT YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY-TO STRONG, S-OTS
HIGHER; COWS ST7AD;Y Tr GT'3TONC; UL;.S SCARCE, -STEADY; VEA-LE.RS AND CALVES IN-LIGHT
SLPPL-Yy-OPEN-NG-c. TADY;. STO.CKERS AN, FEDERS, OVPA7RATI VELY SCARCE, FULLY STEADt; ULv
FED STEERS ELIGIL':LE T SELL AROUND $7.66 TO 9J.U0, FEW LOADS HED UPWARD TO .U
AND ADOVE GOD I i- W'EI.GHTS 30.75, SEVERAL ADS FED HEIFERS 3.75 TO U; DUTCH-
ER COWS 4.2 TO ODD LOTP UPWARD TO $6.00; MEDIUM DULt s3.5U0 O* $ ; PACK
ERS BIDDING 47.0 D-'"!N ON MOST VEALERS; DULK STOCKERS.AND FEEERS 0,2 TO .00;
SEVERAL LOATS LICHT Y:A.LLNG STOCK'S AND STOCK STEER CALVES *'*5.P5 TO Q3.50.
HOGS: ACTIVr, 0.', Tf. '0-U HIGHER THAN F IDAYIS AVE:-,AGEO N: | UP; LIGHT LIGHTS
-- SLOW, TO 25" HIGH; TOP T7.P ON 10 TO 230r; U OK DESIRATLE 70 TO
230. $7.45 T 7.,0; 230 T ,3,$7.15 TO~ .7.45; PACKING Sows $.00 0TO 6.50; STOCK
PIG.s 0T HIGHER, 33.75 TO. .
SHEEP: IAM-3 FULL STEADY'. SHEEP A )UT STEADY; TOP FED LAM3S $0.10, MOST- SAES
HEP T0.0 T 3. 10, 90#XKINDS ,0.00, CLIPPERS $7.75, SHORN WETHERS $4.50.
NATIONAL STOC^ARDS (E.ST.LOU!]S) MARI.ET,-
CATTLE: ALL CLA'3SES IN UNUUAt.LLY LICHT SUPPLY; STEERS AND EEF COWS 25r HIGHER; .
S MIXED YEA'RL'INGS AND HEIlFERS 5 TO 50, HIGHER; NOT ENOUGH LO'.-- UTERS OR
SAUSAGE DULLS TO MA:E .A 'MARKET: GOOD AND CHOICE VEALER 7b. HIGHER AT .I U. STEERS
SALEgS .50 TO 3.*00; FAT MI XED YEARLINGS AND HEI FERS $7.00 TO ,. 00; COWs U 4.50 TO
'GS:* ACTIVE. UNEVEN,. 25. TO '-0 HIGH RT0HAN ATURDOAY;PIG, SHARI N,.,DXAN ; SOWS
5 TO ,3 HI GHEn; ULK I )0 TO -30 4 0 0 TO 35; 240 TO 2 7.
0.0O; 100 TO 140- 37.5'TO F3,00; sows MOSTLY 1i5 TO 1 6. .
SHEEP: NOT EN UG H HErE TO MAKE A MARKET; ONE LOT GOOD 90 CLIPPED LAM DS TO bITY
--- -UTCHERS o.' FULLY .2)5 HIGHER.
FOT 'I0RTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE cLOSE LMSE CLOSE


GD-.o0H s..0.- 7.,40 oA.- ,l ..?'3S sP'Po,00


O-CH 76.0- 7 .5- -

G-CH .- -'- 7,25- 775. 6.75- 7.25 0.0
p1-_M O .- - -.- -.- .. 6.75- 7.2 .* -.7
EXLcE . . 7 .
AND VEALERS:


TEERS (300-000) CHOICE -
MEDIUM .
QorMON -
STEERS (900- 0.41 CHOICE --
SGOOD 6 *6.75-- P.5-


MEDIUM 5."0- -.i"
STEERS (1300-1 500") CHoICE --
HEIFERS (550-0,)') CHOI CE -- -
GoD000 ,- 7 'O
MEDIUM .25- 5.5y
UOti-ION 3.
COWS: CHOICE '
L COM-MED 3.: 4e0
Low 0CqT-CUT 2 .
BULLS(YncG EXCL)-CH (3EEF) - -
fUT-COM-MD 3.030 3.75
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH -
MEDIUM - -
CALVES (250-500') CUh5D Sp 8
*COM--ED 88 ;
FDI .?' STKR CATTLE AND CALVS:
ST.EERS (500- ) GD-CH - -
COM-MED - -
STEERS (000-1050,) GD-CH - -
CON-MEH - -
HEIFERS: CD-o -M -
CCM-MED. - --
Cows: o-CH AE
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH- a.7
MEDIUM. *. 7R :
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMOS: (UO( DN) G-0CH *7. .7 O :
MEDIUM 6C,27-
-io00.o MED-CH - -
ALL T) COMMON - -
YRLG 'VET HERS. [ E)D-C0 - -
EWES: : 9012, ED-CH - -
S 20-| 2 M5E1 r-CH - -
(ALL 'TS)' ULL-COM - -
F-DiNG S EEP AND LAM) S ~RANGE STOCK _:
-.-,S LAM':3S "5 Y)Go-C - -
MEDIUM - -


. 75-. .50
.75--. 7.75

5.25- 7.25.
3.25-.4.50
2.75-.-4.25
1[50- 3.25


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4.50- 7.50
S.oo-

5.25- 7.50
3.00- 4.00
2.75- 4.00
[.50- 3.00


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICIJLTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
M.\RKET NE"S SERV ICE


2;17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANiE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-22009,


D\ILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY


- MARCH 10. 1031.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT. ELEVEN MARKETS,
([1:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
HosCATTLE CALVES HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS -,._ SHEEP HOLDOVER D, RECT'THRU-


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYA-DS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
'VI CH I TA
DENVER "
TOTAL I1 MARKETS
ONE 'WEEK AGO, 1 | MARKETS
To DATE THIS WVEEK
SAME PERI O LAST WEEK


I ,00
6;000
C,000
2,800
6,000
*500
3,500
2,100
1,00
.400
.700
34;400
26,400
77,600
74,300


FORT WORTH RECEI PTS, SHIPMENTS


800
2 000
I ,200
500
300
200
400
2,400
.200
.50Q0.
90 ;600
' 0 700
17 700.
10,500


1 ,000
3,000
190;000
0,000
15 000
1,300
1 ;500
2 000
0,000
I ,400
2,200
- 73,400
75 500
142,200
I .191.,00


2;,300 '
11,000 70
27,000 2,000 3,000
500. 500 300
13,500
1I00
4,500
0,500
1,000
200 600
4,700
74,300*APPnoxIMATE NUMBER .OF
72;700 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
146 ,100 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
140,000 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS&


AND PACKER PURCHASES. MONDAY MARCH 9. 1031.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAYv ,- K AGO.
FT.'VORTH ACTUAL TUESDAY,YR. AGO


CATTLE CALV ES -HOGS
2,74 410 822
074 202 --,
1,079 '442 :774

I ,65.8 .455. ,252
I ,657 .863 2,02B


.FORT NORTH H LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY-- MARCH 10, 1.031.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO'I:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: LITTLE P'"ICE CHANGE OCCURRED IN ANY RANCH QF THE IATTLE-MARKET.
.HER- TAY, AND THE DAY'S SHORT RECEIPTS MADE A FAIRLY GOOD
CLEAR? -- E DURING f4.ORNIN.l ROUNDS,. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY 1,800 CATTLE AND
800 CAOVES. THE 'ATTLE SUPPLY CONSISTED LARGELY OF .LAUGHTERh STEERS,. A FEW SORTS
OF,. SHOW YEARLINGS AND SEVERAL SHIPMENTS OF MIXE.D DUTqH'ER CATTLE ..
OFFERINGS' OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE LIMITED tO A FEW LOADS OF SHORT-
FED GRADES THAT SOLD.FROM AROUND $6.00 TO $6.75. MORNING PURCHASES OF MEDIUM WEIGHTS
W.ERE REPORTED. AT $)35 AND $6.75, -IN CARLOTS,'-AND THE PLAIER GRADES OF.KILLIN-G- -
STEERS MOVED AROU.ND-AND UNDER $6.00. A FEW GOOD FAT. YEARLINGS CHANGED HANDS AT
$7.00'AND .$7.25 AND SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS. OF LESS ATTRACTIVE. GRADES FOUND-AN OUTI.ET
FROM AROUND $6.00 DOWN, INCLUDING SORTS. OF BUTCHER 4REIFERS.-UNDER $5.50. .
NOT ENOUGH GOOD FAT COWS WERE RECEIVED TO PERMIT A FAIR TEST OF
VALUES. A FEW PACKAGE LOTS SOLD FROM $4.50 TO $5.00 AND OCCASIONAL SORTS OF DUTCHER
COWS WERE REPORTED A-OUND $3.50. LOW-CUTTER COWS, LISTED FROM $2.25 TO $2.75, WERE
LIMITED T.O SORTS FROM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED BUTCHER CATTLE. STRONG WEIGHT LOW-GUTTERS
ARE STILL SELLING AROUND AND SLIGHTLY ADOVE $2.50. .TRADE IN DULLS APPEARED NOMINAL.
THE MARKET IN REPLACEMENT CATTLE WAS OUTLINED 3Y LESS THAN A HALF-
DOZEN TRANSACTIONS ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT. SOME. MEDIUM. GRADE STOCK CALVES AND YEARLING
MOVED OUT AT ,$6,00 TO 'I.50 AND ONE LOAD OF FEEDER STEERS WAS PURCHASED AT $6.80..
S SLA'JG'TER CALVES RULED STEADY, OUT THE BETTER GRADES OF HEAVIES
WERZE VERY SCARCE.' A FEoV SMALL LOTS OF GOOD HEAV'I ES" WERE .REPORTED FROM $6.25 TO
$6.75 AND 2.THER..-.EIG4TY'AVERAGES OF PLAINER GRADES SOLD AROUND..AND UNDER $6.00.
CULL SORTS AND "RA.''IES,I AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY, CHANGED HANDS AROUND .$3.25 TO
,3.75. . :


HOGS: ONE THOUSAND HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOh TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE, ARRIVALS
; INrLUOED ACOUT 820 TRUCK HOGS AND FIVE LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FbR THE
OPEN MARKET. EARLY REPORTS FROM NORTHERN MARKETS SHOWED SHIPPER'S DJJYING AT L I DEAL.
ADVANCES AND AFTER OPV-NING ROUNDS PACKERS ON THE LOCAL MARKET REFUSED TO FOLLOW .
THESE ADVANCES. -LOCAL TRADE IN THIE TRUCK SECTION OPENED WITH PRICES 15 TO 20 CENTS
ADOVE YESTERDAY'S TRUCK MARKET GUT OVER HALF OF THE TRUCK HOGS. HAD TO:..S.ELL AT ,DE-
CLINES OF 5 TO 10 CENTS COMPARED WITH YESTERDAY'S ,TRUCK HOG MARkET.-.. CLEARANCEE IN
THE RAIL SECTION I'AS-DELAYED UNTIL THE NOON HOUR, WITH PRICES STEADYTO [0 CENTS
LOWER THAN YESTERDAVYS 3EST. TME. SEVERAL LOTS OF GOOD TO CHOICE-TRLUCK *HO.S: SOLD
EARLY UP TO $7.30 THE DAY'S TOP, AND MEDIUM TO CHOICE 170 TO 260-PU ND TRUCK.HOGS.
MOVED LATER FROM A7.00 TO $7.35. -FOUR LOADS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD 1'75 'TO 21'0-PUND'
RAIL HOGS SOLD FROM $7.25 TO $7.45 LATTER PRICE RAIL TOP. ONE LOAD."OF LOWER GRADE
L-IGHT WEIGHT RAIL HOGS DROUGHT $7.60. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED FROM $5.50 TO-
$6.00, OR STEADY.


SHEEP: RECEIPTS OF SHEEP AND LAMBS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT*i,200 HEAD.
FIFTEEN DECKS WE:.E OFFERED IN-THE RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING SEVERAL'
DECKS OF FEEDER LArDS. AND UNDESIRABLE GRADES. GOOn FAT LAMCS 'AND FEEDER..G.RADES
SOLD STEADY AND AGED FAT ',ETHER.PRICES RULED 10 TO'25 CENTS HIGH.ER.. LOAD LOTS OF
COOD SHORN FAT LAt.M3S SOLD AT $7,00 AND FEEDER LAMOS WERE REPORTED FROM .$4;50 TO
$5.50. A FEW DECKS OF GOOD, AGED SHORN FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $4.10 AND 4.25. NO
OTHER SALES OF .'CONSEQUENCE WERE REPORT,


3/10/31 RP
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US. DEPOSITORY ,


SHEEP
4,740
2,31 3
3,086

1 ,521
2,096






PAGE -42.
DAILY LIVESTOCK ,A'KET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY MARCH 10, 1531.
CHICAGO MARKET--IO 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: HARDLY ENOUGH DONE TO MAKE A MA.-KET, LARGELY A STEER RUN; SUPPLY YEARLING
HEIFrp ALCO FAIRLY LIBERAL OUT CP0SVERY SARCE; STEERS WEAK TO
LOWER, MOSTLY -. OFF ON FED LOADS SOLD AT 7.00 TO ;.00, HIGHLY FINISHED I
DULLOCKS ~I .?,' T'ESE DEING IN A CLASS DYIHEMSELVS; .SMALL KILLERS DYING LIGHT
HEIFERS ACTIVELY.AT'QTEADY PRICES, PAY NG $ .DO TO !,.30 AND BETTER, OUT WEIGHTIER
KINDS DRAGG NGJ KINDS SCALING OVER 72 D; DULLS STEADY OUT AFTER EARLY ROUNDS VEAL-
E:,S ADOUT 5b(0 LOWE., MOTL- 7.TS00 TO $.50 STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE KINDS TO SMALL
KILLERS EARLy .U TO $J.O0I STOCKER ERADE SLOW, SUPPLY SCARCE AND MOST OFFERINGS
SELLING AT 7.mU DOWNWARD.
HOGS: MARKET ACTIVE ON WEIGHTS DELOW 250#., I 5 TO MosTLY 25t HIGHER THAN IMONDAYI
-- AVERAGE' HEAVIER HEIGHTS SLOW, MOSTLY, L TO ld UP' SOME BIDS UP LESS;
OOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 2L 15 TO 85 FEW $ .30 AND 8 THE TOP 20 TQTO,
T7.85 TO %8.15; 230 TO 55 To 8 DIDDING 7.730.To_ 150 FOR U0 TO OU
GOOD TO CHOICE I 40 Tr I\G- .00 To .25, PLAINER KINDS $7.00 DOWN; FEW PIGS $7.o0
t.o $7.75; PACKING sows 3)6.3D TO $6.60.
.HEEP: EARLY MARKET A;-OUT STEADY WITH MONDAY'S AVERAGE, TENDENCY LOWER ON IN-
SETWEEN GRAPE LAMDS; FEEDERS VERY DULL; SEVERAL LOADS CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT
LIAMDS $S.00 T 9.2P TO OUTSI DERS PACKERS BIDDING $9.00 DOWN* FEW WESTERN AND NA-
TIVE LIVES $4.0 TO $4.75, FEW p5.00; DEST FEEDING AND SHEARING LAMBS HELD ABOVE
S8.25. KANSAS CITY MARKET--I 1:00 A.M.

CATTLE: FED STEERS OPENING SLOV, STEADY TO EASIER, MOST DIDS LOWER; GOOD SIZED
QUOTA MEDIUM WEIGHT AND HEAVY STEERS OFFERED; LIGHT YEARLINGS AND SHE-
STOCK COMPARATIVELY SCARCE, STEADY TO STRONG; DULLS SCARCE, STEADY; VEALERS- AND
CALVES STEADY TO 50 HIGHER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FIRM, 2 LOADS HEAVY STEER,
$10. 0; BULK FED STEERS ELIGI|RE TO SELL AROUND $7.00 TO $8.25, LIGHT MIXED YEAR-
LINGS AND FED EHEFE.RS MOSTLY 0.75 T 8.00U, LIGHT MIXER YEARLINGS HELD HIGHR 0 ULI-
IJTCHER COWS $4.2. TO 3.50U, ODD HEAD HEAVY COWS UP TO $8.50, MEDIUM DULLS 0.5 TO
CHOICE VEALERS UP TO $8.00; SCATTERED SALES STOCKERS AND FEEDERS E6. TO
HOGS: FAIRLY A~IVE, oTLY 10 TO 20( HIGHER THA M DAYI AVERAGE. TOP 780O r
--.-- CHOICE IU TO 2P4; DESIR DLE f 70 TO 256 7. TO .80 2o0 TO 3-
$7.25 TO $7.590 STRICTLY CHOICE 385# DUTCHERS $7.25, 140 TOL60 $.25 TO $7.50;
PACKING SOWS o$315 TO o'.65; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, STEADY, $6.7b TO p7.25.
SHEEP: KILLING CLASSES STEADY, 80 TO 89D FED LAMOS $8.50, HEAVIER KINDS $8.00 TO
S 8.25, :DEST FES 4.50.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOULIIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS IN RE[.-ATIVELY LIFIERAL SUPPLY, EARLY SALES STEADY WITH SOME INTER-
ESTS DEARISH, INDICATIONS STEADY ON MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS; MEDIUM
DULLS STEADY; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 506 HIGHER AT IO0.50, NOT ENOUGH COWS OR
LOW-CUTTERS TO T IAKE A MARKET; TOP STEERS $0.50, HEAV S- AT THE PRICE; OTHER STEER
DEALS ~o.80 TO .U00* TOP SAUSAGE DULLS QUOTAbLE AT $4.50.
HOGS: MARKET ACTIVE, UNEVEN, STEADY TO 5'. HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP
-$8.35, SOME HELD HIGHER- DULK 150 TO 225# $8.15 TO $8.25; MOST 240 TO 28Q'
$7.75 TO $8.| anTTEn, 10. To 140. $7.75 TO $8.10, SOME LIGHT PIGS DOWN TO $7.50,
SOWS LARGELYo.3 TO 6.50. .
SHEEP: LAMDS OPENED 2<.. HIGHER TO CITY BUTCHERS, SMALL LOT 82 WOOLED LAMDS
$9.00, 78 TO 80. CLIPPED LAMoS $8.75, MALL LOT 145# EWES TO PACKERS
$4.?5, 25 OR MORE HIGHER.
$4.25, 25 R MORE HGHER. FOT OTH HICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE-- CLOSE CLOE CLOSE


HOGS:_SOFT on QILYv NOGS AND
1iOASTINGPIG RXCLUPED
LT LT S IN0-I GO- I& XCLUDH 6.50- 7.30
MED 'VT 09- 22" GD--CH 7.35- 7.50
2MED 'D 7H 7 25- 7,
H-VY 'T 250-290 Go-CH 6.85- 7.30
2 0-35O GC-CH 6.50- 7.
PKG SOWS 2P75-50& ED-GD 5.50- 6.00
SLAUGHTER IGS C0- G) D-CH - -
FOR ,STKR PIGS (0- GD-CH - -
AV COST IV WT. ONN.(PIGS EXCL) 7.28- 212I
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:
STEERS (600-000,) CHOICE -
MEDIUM
CorvON 4.25- 5.50
STEERS (900-1 100,) OICE - -
Gr'OD .5
MEDIUM .o- 0.7
COMMON 4.25- 5,50
STEERS (I100-1300 ) CHOICE E sp
MEDIUM 5.50- 65
STEERS (1300-1500,!-) CHOCE ----
G-OD --
*HEIFERS (550-85010) CHOICE -
GOOD ._0- ,Q
MEDIUM '. U
COMMON 3.5- .5
COWS: CHOICE ,- -

low CT-CUT 2.00- 3.00
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) -CH(BEEF - -
UT-COM-ME 3.00- 3.75
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH - -
MED UM - -
CULL;'-,OM - -
CALVES (250-500,-) ^GD-CH .p :
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND dALVI
STEERS (bUU-OU8 ) "o-CH - -
COM-MED - -
STEERS (800-1050.-1) G--C - -
Crif'-MrED
HEIFERS: GD-CH ----
CrOM-ED - -
CALVES (STEERS) Gn-CH 7-90- :8
AMED I UM o.7-
SLAUGHTER SHEEP ViD LAMBS:
LAMDS: (90# DN) D 8
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE
223 LIVESTOCK EXCHA ICE, FORT "JORTH., TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-220,

DAILY LIVESTOCK00MARKET REPORT "WEDNESDAY MARCH II, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETSi
(I I[: 00 AM. CENTRAL TIME)
HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU*
FORT "IORTH 1 600 "500 900 3i500
KANSAS CITY 5,500 '8000 5i000 8,000 420
CHICAGO 8#500 2,000 19,000 10 0000 5,000 3,500.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 3500 1,500 11,000 800 100 500
OMAHA .5 000 300 15,000 13,000
OKLAHOMA CITY "'000 200 |-,300 -200-
Sioux CITY 2,500- 400 9,500 3,500
ST. JOSEPH 2,200 400 4,000 4,000'
ST. PAUL 2,300 3,200 10,500 2,000
'VICHITA .300 .200 2,000 300 600
DONVER -700 .-250 h1300 911 00
TQTAL 11 MARKETS 33,000 9,750 79i500 54;400 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE 'AEEK AGO, I I ~ARKE.TS 26,300 10,250 70,600 48,300 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
To DATE THIS 'VEEK 110,600 27,450 .221,700 200,500 INCLUDED IN THE.'DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST 'EEK 100,900 28,750 262,500 188,300 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AN.D PACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAY, MARCH 10,' 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS *SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2.,080 745 1,300 -2,482
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 320 671 121 1,245
PACKER PURCHASES. -800 '442 1,038 1,711

FT. 'ORTH ACTUAL ,'VCD'!ESDAY,'/K AGO 1 1,968 390 920- 2,305
FT.'VORTH ACTUAL,'/EDNESDAY,YR AGO .[',942 670 1,980 .1,479

FORT "JORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -,'WEDNESDAY MARCH *11 1931.
(3ASCD ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND' SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: SOME IMPROVEMENT WAS APPARENT IN THE PACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER
STEERS HERE TODAY, ALTHOUGH NO QUOTABLE ADVANCE OCCURRED IN PRICES.
THE GENERAL TRADE ( AL4L. CQ.AS.SE .OF .CATTLE, 'INCplING. SLAPJGHT.R- STERS, HELD ABOUT
STEADY. THE DAY'S RECEIPTS O ABOUT ,I'00 CATTLE COSITED"LARGEL Y OF 'AUGHTER '
STEERS, ALONG *VITH A FEW LOADS OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS AND.MIXED. BUTCHER CLASSES.
CARLOT SA.LE.S OF SLAUGHTER STEERS DURING MORNING ROUNDS RANGED IROM
t5..35'TO $6.50. INDIVIDUAL TRANSACTIONS WERE REPORTED AT-$5.35-, $5.75-, $8.00,
$6.10 AND $6.50. THREE LOADS OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS CHANGED HANDS AT $7.25 AND
7.35, WITH TWO LOADS OF LIGHT WEIGHTS AT THE LATTER .PRICE. SMALL LOTS. AND SORTS
OR- GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS WERE SCATTERED FROM $,7.75'TO $8'.75. LITTLE CATTLE
OF PLAINER GRADES SOLD FROM AROUND $6.00 DOWN, WIT- BUTCHER HEI lERS..MOSTLY UNDER
$5.50.
SCARCITY OF GOOD 'FAT. COWS PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF VALUES ABOVE
$4.50, ALTHOUGH A FEW HEAD BROUGHT THE'.EVEN MONEY ,. $5.00... THEIRR SLAUGHTER COWS
SOLD AT AND UNDER ,$4.2.-, 1'WITH BUTCHER GRADES MOVING AROUND 03.50. LOW-CUTTERS WERE
LISTED, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY, FROM $2.25 TO $2."75, STRONG'WEIGHTS UP TO THE
LATTER PRICE. No 3ULLS OF CONS-EQUENCE WERE RECEIVED. .'. "
TRADE IN STOCKERS:AND FEEDERS'WAS.FEATURED BY THE PURCHASE OF A.
4-CAR STRING OF GOOD STOCK.STFERS .AT $7.50. THESE CATTLE AVERAGED 810 POUNDS AND
WERE COMING THREES. A FEW -r.TOK STEER CALVES SOLD AT' $7.50,.. BUT OFFERINGS OF- TH-IS
CLASS WERE SCARCE,
SLAUGHTER CALVES'WER'E WANTED.AT FIRM PRICES. AND SELECTIONS ON. PACKER
ACCOUNT INCLUDED SMALL LOTS' OF GOOD HEAVI ES UP TO $7.25. SOME OF. THE HEAVIES At
AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE $7.00 WERE WEIGHT AVERAGES ON THE SHOT YEARLING ORDER.
SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER-GRADES WERE REPORTED FROM AROUND $6.00b .OWN AND CULL
SORTS MOVED MOSTLY FROM $3.,25 TO $3.75.

HOGS: HOC SUPPLIES HERE TODAY, POSTED AT 900 HEAD, WERE ALL SHOWN..ONJ THE
OPEN MAR.KET. THE RECEIPTS CONSISTED OF ABOUT G00 TRUCK HOGS AND
FOUR OR FIVE LOADS OF GOOD MEDIUM WEIGHTSS IN THE "AIL SECTION.
TRUCK HOGS MADE A GOOD CLEARANCE DURING THE FORENOON,. BUT MOVEMENT
OF RAIL HOGS WAS DELAYED UNTIL SHORTLY AFTER THE NOON HOUR, THE TRADE IN THIS
DIVISION APPEARING DULLe PRICES PAID IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS HELD
ABOUT STEADY WITH YESTERDAY'S CLOSE, RULING ]0 TO .5 CENTS UNDER YESTEfDAYIS EARLY
TRADE. SALES OF '"AIL HOGS REFLECTED THE LEAST DECLINE.- ONE LOAD OF SMOOTH 220,
RAIL HOGS TOPPED AT ,^7.50 AND OTHER CARLOT SALES OF GOOD MEDIUM WEIGHTS WERE RE-
PORTED AT-'$7.35 1 ,:7.40. BEST TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT $7.35., .. ULK OF *THE DESIRABLE
LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS MOVING FROM $7.20 TO 7.35. SOM- PACKING ROWS AT $5.50
AND $5.75 WERE QUOTADLY STEADY.

SHEEP: .THE MARKET FOR ALL CLASSES OF SHEEP AND LAl.DS TODAY'.P.RESENTED A
STEADY APPEARANCE. SHORN FAT LAMBS. WERE .REPORTED FROM '06.25 TO'
$7:.00, SEVERAL DECKS OF MEDIUM GRADES AT THE FORMER PRICE. .FnUR DECKS OF WOOLED
FEEOER LAMBS MOV-D OUT AT $6.00. LAMBS PREOO;IINATED IN THE RUN AND OFFERINGS OF-
MUTTON SHEEP 'VE,'E LIMITED TC A FEW AGED FAT WETHERS THAT SOLD. AT. $4.00.. SOME
SLAUGHTER YEARLINGSD AND TWOS BROUGHT M5.'5. YARD ESTIMATES ..ALLED FOR A.LIBERAL
TOTAL OF 3,500 HEAD.



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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAYY MARCH 11, 1931.
CHICAGO M!ARKET-- II:00 A.M.
CATTLE: EARLY TRADE ON STEERS AND YEARLINGS STEADY, SHIPPERS MAKING EARLY MARKET
WITH SMALL KILLERS ACTIVE BUYERS; COMMON AND MEDIUM GRADE LIGHT WEIGHT
STEERS, SCARCITY OF AND BROAD DEMAND FOR LIGHT HE!FER AND MIXED YEARLINGS HELPING l
LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS; GENERAL SHE-STOCK MARKET STEADY TO 25. HIGHER; SUPPLY BEEF COW.
BEING VERY SMALL; SULLS STEADY TO STRONG AND VEALERS STEADY TO 256 OR MORE LOWER.
POOD AND CHOICE KINODSHOLDING STEADY TO SMALL KILLERS AND SHIPPERS AT $8650 TO $9.2!
WITH PROSPECTS OF 5.50-.TO $7.50'MARKET ON LIGHTER OFFERINGS; LARGELY STEER RUN;
EARLY TP YEARLINGS j11.00, HEAVIES $Q1.80, SULK $7.50 T0.$9.50; LIGHT HEIFERS UP
TO $9.00 WITH NUMEROUS LOADS ".7.25 TO $8.00.' '
HOoSt MARKET UNEVEN, LIGHT WEIGHTS ACTIVE, HEAVIEB VERY.SLOW, WEIGHTS BELOW 250,
--t |10 TO S5. LOWER, SOME LIGHT WEIGHTS STEADY; HEAVIER WEIGHTS 25 TO 5o
LOWER THAN TUESDAY'S.AVERAGE; PACKING SOWS STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE [70 TO 21 .480
0 J8 EARL TOP $8. 5, SOME HELD HIGHEr 2 O 250# .5 TO $8.00; TO
4095 o.90 TO 7.40 'GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO'6.8. TO, PLAIN KINDS $7.90
pOWN; PIGS MOSTLY 7*50. TO $8.00; PACKING SOWS o. TO $ 0.
SHEEP: FAT LAMBS.STRONG TO. SI4ADE HIGHER, QUALITY AND WEIGHTS CONSIDERED; VERY
LITTLE DONE ON PACKER ACCOUNT, .,FEW CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHTS TO OUTSIDERS
$9.25,TO 9.O40. S-ME HELD. HI GHER, PACKERS BIDDING '$900 ..DOWN; ODD LOTS FAT NATIVE
WES $4.U0 TO $4.7 (. ABOUT ST:AD. .
.RANSAS CITY MARKET--I I :00 A.M.
bATTLE: LITTLE DONE.EARLY QN FED STEERSt BIDDING LOWER; LIGHT YEARLINGS AND SHE-
STOCK COMPARATIVELY. CARCE, OPENING SLOW, STEADY; BULLS, VEALERS AND
CALVES LITTLE.CHANGED;. STOCKEZS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY; BULK FED STEERS ELIGI-
LE,,TO SELL AROUND ~7 0, O 9,'00, FEW LOADS HELD UPWARD TQ.9.50 AND ABOVE; CHOICE
MIXED YEARLONG 975 BULK BUTCHER. COWS 425 TO 5._5, MEDIUM BULLS UP TO
$4.00; VEALERS MOSTLY $8.00 DOWN' FEEW LOADS STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $6.50 TO $8.00.
HOGS: UNEVEN, MOSTLY 15 TO 2.4 LOWER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; PACKERS GOING VERY
---- SLOW- T>P A7.65 ON CHOICE j90. TO 2 DES'I RABLE '70 TO 240# $7.45 TO
$7.0;-250 TO o 50. $~ .00 TO 7Y.45 .140 TO. 60# 7.00 TO $7.40; PACKING SOWS $6..25
o0 $6.65; STOCK PIGS STEADY, "675 T $725.
SHEEPt SLOW, VERY LITTLE DONE, ,6 s-AAMBS ABOUT STEADY AT $8.35, LATER 31DS LOWE.;
BEST LAMBS HELD ABOUND $8..B0


NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (EST.LOUIS) MARKET-7-9:5.5 A.-M.
CATTLE: SOME INTERESTS BIDDING'C'ONSIDERABLY LOWER ON STEERS; A FEW EARLY .DALS
YEARLINGS STEADY WITH YESTERDAY S LATE 254 *DEOLINE, SEVERAL LOAD 39,-4
BULK OF MIXED YEAnLINGS AND.HEIFERS UNSOLD; EARLY DEALS STEADY' TOP MIXED $9.UU;
MEDIUM BULLS STEAQY. TO 2-?. HIGHER, LOWIER P'LED KIN aOWl NG +HE ADVANCE. GOOD ,
CHOICEVEALERS TE ADY TO HIGHER AT |0.0 AND OU ..(. OTHER CLASSES STEADY1
cows $4.50 TO $,.25, TOP '.25; LOW-CU TTS 2.50 TO .25, TP MEDIUM BULLS $4 ,
HOBS: -MARKET FAIRLY ALYY AT.E M LOWERn THAN TUSDAYS AVERAGE; PIGS
L-- R L BUL TO 220 TO AOP .08.o.5; 220 TO 250T # 8
TO $8.0; I30# 7.75; [00 TO 140# 7.50-TO $8.10, SOWS MOSTLY $6.25 TO $6.50. .
SHEEP: -REbEIPTS LARGELY DIRECTS; ONLY ODD LOTS SOLD ST ONG WITH TUESDAY; FEW
-- -.'SMALL LOTS WOOLED LAMBS TO CITY' BUTH'ERS UP TO _9.50P REW GOOD WOOLED
LAMBS TO PACKERS )O00, DESIRABLE CLIPPED LAMBS TO.CITY .EUTCHERS, $875, COMMON
THPOWOUTS $6.50 TO $7,60; NO E'ES OFFERIDi.
FORT.'VORTH CHICAGO. KANSAS.CITY E. ST.LOUI1
CLOSE CLOSE. CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS: SOFT OR OILY HOGS ANDo
--- OASTING PIGS EXCLUDED) .
LT LT. 40-1 S604 GoD-CH 6. 50-
LT. WT. .-0-80- GD-CH 7.20-
"Q-:I)-o0 06-0H 7..30-
MNo 'VT 0,-P2Q. GD-o0CH 7.35-
S0-25L GD-CH 7.;25-
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SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND DEALERSS:.


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223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-POS209.RY

TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET RESORT THJURDAY' MARCH 12, 1931.
TODAY IS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS,


S(1 00 A.MtCENTRAL. TIME)


FORT W NORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO -
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA '
OKLAHbMA CITY
SIoux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
$T. PAUL
I CHITA
QENVER


TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE 'EEK AGO., I I MARKETS
To DATE THIS 'VEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VECK


CATTLE CALVES
S -900 00o
3,000 ,400
. 5,000 2,000
. 1,600. 900
3,000 200
G00 200
.2,000 100
1,000 ,00
1,000 ,700n
.600 ..100
800 75


20;300
23,300
130,900
124,200


6 075
6 350
33,525
35, 100


H'OGS SHEET


: ,200o
4,000
28 000
12., 000
1.0,00.
1,7000
8,0000
.80,000'
.1 0.00
.2,700
80,700
00 000
302,400.
342,500


,600
,000
17,000
,1500
12 ,000
I100
4,500
4,500
I ,200
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55;700
52;200
256,200
240,500


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3,000


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700
8,500
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1,000


.900

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DIRECT AND :THRU ROGS
iNCLUDED IN THE QAYIS
ESTI-MATED RECEI PT-So


FORT 'VORTH RtcCEIPTS, SHiPMEN+S AND PACKER PURCHASES, WEDNESDAY MAR. II *1931.


CATTLE CALVES
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,669 495
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 491 109
PACKER PURCHASES K .97I 343

FTr.WORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,'VK Ano 1 ,814 CO0
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,YR AGO 1,226 417


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939 3,735
1,--260
837 1,491

139 K,318
,461 3,726


FOTT 'VORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY MARCH 12, 1931..
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP. TO 1:00 F.M.)

CATTLE: UNUSUALLY SHORT RECEI PTS OF CATTLE HERE TODAY TENDED TO STIMULAT-E
A.. DEMAND FOR SEVERAl .LINES OF DBEF MATERIAL AND THE'MARKET FOR SLAUGH-
TER. STEERS RULED r4TRONG: AND.;ACTL.,,.;06SAASIONA'I'!i,AL ~.'ENOT.1 -,.7'' n4 ADVAN CES.' OTHEIP
CLASSES OF SLAUGHTER CATTLE, .INCLUDING YEARLINGS AND COWS, WERE ALMOST TOO SCARCE
TO PERMIT A'FAI* TEST OF VALUES.' THE GENERAL'TRADE IN LITTLE CATTLE AND BUTCHER
CLASSES WAS VERY POORLY TESTED, QUOTABLY STEADY. YARD ESTIMATES'CALLED'FOR TOTALS
OF ONLY 900 CATTLE AND 300 CALVESe *

THE CATTLE RUN DROUGHT IN NEARLY A DQZEN CARS OF LAUGHTER STEERS
AND SALES OF'.THIS CLASS WE'RE REPORTED MOSTLY FROM $8.25 TO'86.60, SOME*RATHE,
WEIGHTY FED STEERS-SOLD ON PACKER ACCOUNT T AT $6&i30 AND A 3-CAR SHIPMENT..OF SHORT-
FEDS IN MEDIUM 'WEIGHTS 1MOVE.D ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT )6G25. TWO OR THREE LOADS OF VERY
PLAIN KILLING'STEERS wrERE REPORTED A-OOND AND UNDER'$5.00. FAT YEARLING TRADE'
CARRIED A.CARLOT TOO OF $7.75, TI4S PRICE PAID FOR T'qO LOADS OF GOOD 608-POUND"
STEER CATTLE. 'OTHER SALES, OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS WERE MADE AT AND UNDER $7.00.
SMALL LOTS OF DESIRA3LE FAT COWS CHANGED HANDS AT 4.50 AND $4,75
AND THE MARKET FOR CUTCHER COWS PRODUCED A. FEW SCATTERED'SALES IN THE $3.00 RANGE.
LOW-CUTTEn SORTS onE'E Li'-rTED FrOM $2.25 TO $2.75, STnRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER
PRICE. BULL VALUES REMAINEDD NOMINAL, AS SUCH CATTLE WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING,
EVEN IN MIXED SHIPMENTS.. ,
THE DAY'S BUSINESS IN REPLACEMENT CATTLE-WAS FEATURED BY SEVERAL
CARLOT SALES OF VERY GOOD STOCK STEER YEARLINGS. AROUT SEVEN CARS OF WELL-DRED
STEER YEARLINGS "!7'.E TAKEN OUT AT $7.75, ,T"`ON( T' RLLI GHTLY. HIGHFRi A,
TWO OR THREE LOADS GOLD AT $7.40 AND $7.50..- OTHER SELECTIONS OF STOCKERS ON
COUNTRY ACCOUNT INCLUDED SOME MIXED STOCK CALVES AT 7.e00'.
QUALITY OF SI.AUGHTER CALVES PROVED PLAINER THAN USUAL AND OFFERINGS
OF GOOD HEAVIES WERE LIMITED TO TWO OR THREE PACKAGE LOTS'THAT SOLD.UP TO $7.00. .
THIS PRICE WAS ALSO PAID FOR SOME GOOD HEAVIES ON THE-SHORT YEARLING ORDER.
'"EIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD. FROM AROUND $6,00, IN-
CLUDING CULL SO-TS FOOM $3.00 TO $3. 75.

HOGS: SU'"PLI ES OF HOGS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT I,200 HEAD.' ARRIVALS
INCLUDED 113 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, 163'HEAD ON THrOUGH KILLING,
A.3OUT 400 TRUCK H')GS AND THREE LOADS AND'A PART'ILOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN
MARKET. TRUCK HOGS HAD TO, SELL AT P-:ICES FULLY. '0() CCN.TS LOWER AND RAIL HOGS RULED
STEADY TO 10 C-NTr LOWER,. THE DAY'S TOP, $7.50, WAS PAID LATE DY PACKERS FOR A LOA;
OF GOOD TO CHOICE MEDIUM M WEIGHTS; THIS LOAD..SOLD-WITH. A GUARANTEE TO KILL OUT HARD.
TWO LOADS 'OF MEDIUM TO GnOOD 7r TO ( 30-PhUND RAIL' HOGS OnnUGHT -7.25 AND A PART
LOAD OF MIXED GRADES'GOLD AT 37.1 BEST TRUCK HOGS LANDED AT .T..25 ND MOST OF'
THE MEDIUM TO CHOICE 70 TO 2.40-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM $7.10 TO $7.25. SOME
HEAVY TRUCK DUTC'.IRS, WEIGHING AROUND 325 POUNDS,. OnOUGHT $G.75, PACKING SOWS WERE
REPORTED FROM $9.. TO $,00,. OR. STEADY.

SHEEP: A7-UT 1,300 SHEEP AND LMI.S ARRIVED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE. NINE.
O 1 TEN DECKS WERE OFFERED IN T-HE' RAIL SECTION, THESE CONSISTING MOST-
LY OF SHORN SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS, PRICES S FOR ALL CLASSES HELD FULLY STEADY. GOOD
SHORN FAT-LAM3S DROUGHT $7.0r-. FAT YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AT '$G.00 AND 2-YEAR-OLD
FAT WETHERS AT ;5.00. A F:EW DECKS OF GOOD AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $4.00 AND
$4. 1 0. FRESH' SHORN FEEDER LA!.IS "'ERE REPORTED AT $4r. 50,


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MARKET NENS SERVICE







PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK A'AR!IT CONDITIONS AND JQUOTATIONS THURSDAY MARCH 12, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: VERY .3LOW.MA'KET O1 BETTER GRADE WEIGHTY STEERS, LOWER GRADES WITH WEIGHT
ABOUT ,fTEADY 3UT STRONG TO HIGHER! MARKET ON ALL YEARLINGS AND EIGHT T WEIGHT
STEERS; DEMAND DEI' ;G BROADEST FOR MEDIUM GRADES; PRACTICALLYY NOTHING DONE ON GOOD TO
CHOICE HEAVIES, RULK OF -UN OF VALUE TO SELL AT 7.50 TO $9.25; STOCKE.S- AND FEEDERS
SCAR,.CE AND STRONG C7 HIGHER; ALL SHE-STOCK ,STRONG TO 25 UP;' LIGHT WEIGHT BUTCHER
HEIFERS AND HEIFER AND MIXED YEA-LINGS SHOWING MQST ADVANCE; UTTERS STRONG' BULLS
STRONG TO 10U HIGHER; WEIGHTY SAUSAGE OFFERINGS SELLING UP TO .$4.0,, BULK $4,25 TO
^4.50; STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE.VEALER7., STEADY. TO SMALL KILLERS AND SHIPPERS, LIGHT
KINDS ABOUT STEADY 70. IG PACKERS AT $6.50 TO $8.00.
HOGS: MARKET SL'VV, UNEVEN, M TLY STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY'S'S AVERAGE; LIGHT WEIGHTS
S..70 29.C0ASLONALLy WEA, TO I. LOWER' PACKING S.WS AROUND ST ADY GOOD TO CHOICE
I.70TO _210-8.00A TO 20 TOP~-.25; 220 TO 250- 7. TO 0 2 TO 2 7.
TQ 7.50; 330 TO 30.- .0 To 7. I GOOD TO CHOICE l*0 TO I6,- T8. TO 5;
PLAIN KINDS $7.9 DOWN; P 1S MOSTLY .7.50 TO $8.00, PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO $7.00; PACK,
ING SOWS MOSTLY .50. TO ..50.
SHEEP: VE:!Y L TT DONE EArLY, FEW SALES WEAK TO UNEVENLY LOWE"'; GOOD AND CHOICE
LAMD ,.) TO ..'u5 T, PACKE ..; CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHTS 9.0I0 TO SHIPPERS,
REST HELD A30VE $.:-'' FEVW NATIVE E .ES o .00 TO :5.00.
KANSAS ClT" MARKET--II .:00 A.M..
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE MOSTLY STEADY, QUALITY OF 'FED STEERS OFFERED
RATHER PLAIN;:VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY; STOCK RS AND FEEDERS SCARCE UN-
CHANGED, NUME-OUS LOADS MEDIUM TO GOOD 0HORT-FED STEERS )7.00.TO 8v.25; 7 LOAD;
I834 TO I275- FED TEXAS STEERns $8.0 TO 0.25; FED.DOGIES DOWN TO -6 2 .FEW LOADS
GOOD 716 TO 798.,- HEiFERS ,7.00 TO 97.75, ODD LOTS FAT COws $4.25 TO $5.50, MEDIUM
OLtLLS $3.50 TO $4.00; VEALERS MOSTLY $8.00 DOWN.
HOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO ~IRQNG \G1ITI0 'VEDNESY' S AVE RAGE, SPOTS
--- H IdT O LIGHT LOHTS: TOP $7.5 ON 70 TO 264 DESIRE ALE 170 TO
250. R7.40 TO 7.'0; 230 TO 34"0U $7.00 TO ~7,.0; 0 TO60 I 7.15 TO ,7.50; PACKING
sows Q6.25 TO $.3.0; STOCK PIGS STEADY, 6.75 TO "7.25.
SHEEP: OPENING SALES LAMDS TO SHI-P'ERS 10 TO 155 LOQWER; T0P $8.55, OTHERS $0.50,
NO FAIRLY SALES TO PACKEnRS, I DOING AROUND 2DO LOWER;. HEEP STRONG, TOP
EES 4.6' NATIONAL STOCKVARDS (E..ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.

CATTLE EARLY STEER SALES STEADY, SEVERAL LOADS 47.:75 'TO ,80 50, 8874 VEARLINGS AT
THE TOP; 3EEF CO'OS STRONG; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERn TO 50, HIG-ER AT
$11.00. OTHER CLASErS STEADY*. FAT II-XED YEARLINGS AND HEI;FER. 37.00 TO o0.o0; .TOP
MIXED $9.25, LO'--CUTTE RG ?.0 TO 3.25 TOP SAUSAGE 3UL"..S 450.
HOGS: MARKET F4,1 LY ACTIVE,.5 +0 .|10r. LOWER THAN WEDNESDAYY S A AGE; PIGS AND
-OW STEADY TO' SHADE LOWER; ULK 150 TO 230' $.00 TO $ 15: TOP $8.20;
F'EW 2300f 7.90;o Nr WEIGHTIER nUTCHERS SOLD; 100 TO I 0' 7.50 TO ,0.06; SOWS MOSTLY
23o.25 TO $T.50. O
SHEEP: F RACTICALL_ NOTHING DONE; ONE S,-1AL LOT CHOICE LAM3S TO CITY BUTCHERS
STEADY AT o)9.50; FE. GOOD ECVES 4. .5; PACKERS TALKING LOWER ON. LAMBS.
FORT 'VORTH CHICAP0 KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
... CLCLOSELOSE CLOSE 'LOSE


HUUOS: ; (LF I o .. ILY lS AN .
ROASTING IGS XCLUDEDJ).
LT LT 40- Q GD>-H:$ 0 6.40-
LT kT 60-. .- Go-CH 7.0-
QLQ GD-CH 7.:O-
MED 'VT 2 D-H 70-
HvY WT 5 5 07-
290-35',L GD-CH 6.50-
FKG Sows (275-500); ^M ED-GD 5.50-
SLAUGHT'ER i I Q Q')GD-CH -
FDn STKRn lGS 70-j ) GD-H -.
Av COST "7 WT.WED.(,-IGS EXCL) 7.28-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:
STEERS (900-900',) CHI.CE
MEDIUM 5:F,6
CoQrlf01ON zr.2b-
STEEns (900-1100 ) CHOICE -
OnnOD 6.75-
MEDIUM 5.0--
STEERS (II00-I300..) O E -C
* G IOD S.7.5-
MEDIUM 5.50-
STEERS (1300-1500-) CHOICE -
GOOD -
HEIFERS (550-850"T) CHOICE
F' GDo 5.50-
4EDIUM
Cows: HCICE -
Gn)D 4,00-
CoM-MED
SLo' CUT-CU? 2.
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) D-CH(BEEF -
CUT-COM-ME40 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH -
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM -"
CALVES. (250-3004':) 0GD,10H n.,
FDR 1 STKR CATTLE AND VALVES:
STEERS (500-8000 ,) OD-CH -
0C.1-T'0ED -
STEERS (800-1050"h GD-CH -
Cr't-lIED -
HEIFERS: GD-0H -
Cr.M-MED -
Cows: GD-CH -
C- "M-AMED
CALVES (STEERS) GD--CH :9
SLAUGHTER SHEET AND LAMBS:
LAMOS: (90f DON) QGD-CH .D0-
*fMEDIUM L.).-
(9-10) MED-CH --
(ALL TS] C. rroN -O
YRLG VET ERS: (0N-I I0 4)MED-CH -
EWES: (90-1 20-") MED-CH -
I20- 150-) MErD-CH -
EALL WTS) --CUL-COM -OM
FEEDING SHEEP AND LAMBS (RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAMOS (50-750) Go-CH -
MEDIUM -
3/12/31 RP
2:00 7.M.


7.28
7.40
7.50


7.15
6.6 0
205/#


- .D:Z-D8

0. 70
S.

3.75








- -5


8.00-
8.oo-
7. 02


6.90-
5.25-
7.50-
7.53-


8.30 $ 7.00-
.30 7.10-

7. 0 7.15-
7.30 6.90-
6.65 6.00-
3.00 6t75-
S. 75-
-4o=. .35-


7.50 $
7.65 .

7:5
7.30
6.65
7.25
,229


07'-



2 .
P5- r
5





34 7
U, -'^ ,*J\





7.00o- 9.00
Q. 7. O
3:0 lo ;


- 7.00-
- 5.00-
~- ~- ( ,: -

-- -.
08~


"5,.
7.25-
6.00-
5*50-
".00-
3.50-
2.00-


7.75-
7.90-

7 U--
7.10-
6. 25-
7i.35-
6 5-


.OQ



7:7.
7.50
6.30
7.85
(I o


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7.7 .


6. g7:pl
.- 6 ...
405- pa
- I- '.r
.- ~
.:?=


o.:5
9.O 0
-7-8
9 700
5.00
4.75
4.00


I. -
6. 5-
5. 5-
5.25-
3.25-
2.75-
1.50-


.35
6.75
7.25
4.0
4.25
3.25


5.50-
3.50-
3.25-
1.75-.


8.0
6.50




4.50




4o2
5:5


3.50


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEFARTPENT OF AGRICULTURE
'.:PEAU OF AR I CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKETT NENS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXC-4ANGE,


FORT VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET RE-ORT FRIDAY MARCH [3, 1931.
TODAY.s ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
/I . (n A ki t _. M - r.. N .


V1 1 :'JU A.MP.UENT
CATTLE CALVES


RAL TIME)


FORT WORTH -400** -200 I ,000
KANSAS CITY 600 80 2,000
CHICAGO 2,000 1,000 20O000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 900 600 12,500
OMAHA 1 300 100 9,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 800 200 i,000o
.SIOUX CITY ;,500 '100 I0;.r00
ST. JOSEPH 100 --- 3;000
ST.-PAUL 1,900 [,800 9,000
WICHITA .300 .100 1,400
O.ENVER -.250 75 .700
TOTAL II MARKETS 9;950 4;255 .69;600
ONE WEEK AGo,lI MARKETS 9;600 4,025 57,450 5
To DATE THIS WEEK 140,850 37,780 372,000 2S
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK 133,800 39,125 399,950 2'
: *.*TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF CATTLE INCLUDE
140 CATTLE ON'THROUGH BILLING AT FORT .WORTH.


HOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT THRU*
I 500 534
31000 -210
12,000 5,000 8,000
1,000 1,000 2,500
6;000
100 34
1 0
4,500
.1,000
Loo00 700
6,600
30,800 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
51,200 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
93,000 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
91,700 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND BACKER PURCHASESS, THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
BACKER PURCHASES


FT.WORTH ACTUAL FRI DAY
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,F'I DAY


CATTLE C
I ,478
1,076
512

,WK AGO 789
,YR AGCO ,782


FORT "IORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY MARCH 13, 1931.
(SASED ON' MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO "1:00 F.M.)
CATTLE: CATTLE RECEIPTS HERE TODAY TAPERED OFF TO VERY SMALL VOLUME, NOT
ENOUGH OF ANY ONE CLASS DEING SHOWN TO PERMIT A TEST OF VALUES.
INDIVIDUAL SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEALINGS, COWS.AND LOW-CUTTERS APPEARED STRONG AND,
IN SOME CASES, SLIGHTLY HIGHER. PRACTICALLY NO SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE INCLUDED IN
THE SHORT SUPPLY. YARD .ESTIMATES CALLED FOR.ONLY 400 CATTLE AND 200 CALVES.
ONE LOAD OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS SOLD AT $7 35 AND SMALL LOTS OF
.I.T;TL ....PATTLE,'MUH. THE- A E ,.PA ES /ERE ,P. '. 'FROM ?5 O :7, :50'.: A FY.',GOOD
FAT COWS BROUGHT J4.'0 TO ,5. 00AND PACKAGE LOTS OF rUTCHE6 COWS CHANGED HANDS
AROUND $3.50. OCCASIONAL SORTS OF LOW-CUTTERS MOVED FROM $2.25 TO $2.75, STRONG
-WEIG-.T.-.. UP..TOQ-THE .LATTER ERICE... NO BULLS. OF CONSEQUENCE WERE ,-ECEIVED. .
THE STOCKER MARKET PRODUCED TWO OR THREE SALES ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT
AND WAS FEATURED 3Y A CARLOT TRANSACTION .IN CHOICE, 400-P"'UND STOCK STEER CALVES
AT $8.50. THIS PRICE ESTABLISHES A NEW RECORD ON STOCK CALVES FOR THE SEASON TO
DATE. OTHER LESS DESIRABLE STOCK CALVES, MIXED SEXES, MOVED OUT AROUND $700.
SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE WANTED AT P- PRICES STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER.
ONE LOAD OF GOOD HEAVY BRAHMAS SOLD AT $6.50 AND SMALL LOTS OF GOOD. HEAVIES, ON THE
SHORT YEARLING ORDER, RANGED UP TO $77.00. SOME CULL SORTS WERE SCATTERED FROM
$3.25 TO. $3.75.
HOGS: ONE THOUSAND HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. ARRIVALS"
INCLUDED 554 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 400 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE
LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.


LOCAL TRUCK HOGS MOVED E,
WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS -AND TI
25 CENTS' HIGHER. PACKERS PAID $7.75, TI
OF GOOD 212-POUND RAIL BUTCHERS. BEST
MEDIUM TO CHOICE I 70 TO 240-POUND TRUCK
SOWS WERE REPORTED FROM p5.50 TO $ .00,


EARLY AT STEADY PRICES, BUT HIGHER PRICES
*HE ONE LOAD OF LOCAL RAIL HOGS SOLD FULLY
HE DAY'S TOP, FOR THIS LOAD WHICH CONSISTED
TRUCK HOGS BROUGHT $7.25 AND MOST OF THE "
HOGS SOLD FROM $7.10 TO $7.25. PACKING
QUOTABLY STEADY.


SHEEP: MEDIUM GRADE SHORN FAT LAMBS FORMED BULK OF TODAVIS SUPPLY OF SHEEP
AND LAM3S, ESTIMATED AT t,500 HEAD. OFFERINGS SOLD EARLY AT UN-
CHANGED PRICES. FOUR OR FIVE DECKS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN FAT LAM.BS SOLD AT $06." ,
cp6.75 AND $7.00. A DECK'O'F'FAT WETHERS, MOSTLY TWOS, BROUGHT $5.25 AND SOME SHORN
FEEDER LAM3S MOVED OUT AT 14.50. MEDIUM GRADE WOOLED FAT LAMBS IN THE TRUCK SEC-
TION WERE REPORTED AT 7,0MBI

STOCKS OF MEATS IN COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES
AND
MEAT BACKING ESTABLISHMENTS
MARCH I 1931.
;_'THOUSANDS OF POUNDS, I.E.,000 OMITTED."t
COMWtOD ITY CHICAGO BOSTON NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA
BEEF, FROZEN 12,926 2,029 4,206 133,133
BEEF, IN CURE 2,415 41 ,682 .543
BEEF, CURED 3,455 .295 ,810 156
PORK, FROZEN 78,689 9,968 5,009 2,402
PORK, DRY SALT, IN CUJTE 15,914 1,116 .238 .133
FORK, DRY SALT, CURED 10,419 967 .260 68
PORK, PICKLED, IN. CURE 51,869 7,756 3,569 2,08_
PORK, PICKLED, CURED 46,890 3,994 3,452 1,I18
LAM a MUTTON, FROZEN .685 527 966 125
MEATS, Ml sc. 4 25,551 2.830 6712 300
LARD_ 24,358 _6 _b 2, _5 746--
TOTALS 273,171 30,308 29,986 0,873


Fr ?.i",' AND CURED T-IMr1INGS
3/13/31 RF 1 :40 ,-.M.


AND EDIDLE OFFAL.
(SEE OTHER SIDE)


ALV ES
-237
31 3
'212

270
67 S


HOG .
1 ,026
163
815


636
1,189


SHEEP
1 ,.739
553
1,438

2,435
1,186






PAGE -#2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK .'MAKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MARCH 13, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-- 10: 50 A.M.
CATTLE: NO CHOICE STEERS HERE, *.ULK SELLING SLOW,. STEADY AT $7.50.TO $8.00 WITH
BEST AT 39.10; SHE-STOC!K UNEVr:N, HARDLY AS ACTIVE ASTHURSDAY-DUT GENERALLY
STEADY 'VWTH WEE,'. SHARP UPTURN; MOST CUTTER COWS MAKING $3.25 TO $4.00 AND MOST FAT
cows .4. 5 TO 3.00; BUTCHER HEIFERS BRINGING ,6. 00. TO Q7..5 AND DULK YEARLING HEIF-
E-RS .25 TO ,8..5 WI'H DEST AT 3.50; FAIRLY ACTIVE TRADE ON DOLLS MOSTLY $4.25 TO
4.50 WITH TOP SAUSAGE DULLS AT b^.65; CHOICE VEALER.S EL'ING UP TO $9.00 WITH-
SELECTED LOTS AROUND S9.50 "UT MOST LIGHT OFFERINGS $6.75 TO 8.00
HcGS': MARKET A 1,:IVEM0STLY 1!5'TO 25) HIGHER -N V.!ir(.HTS DELOW 240 HEAVIER .n-
WEIGHTS [,.- TO ," UP; PACKING SOWS AROUND" 1 HIGHER; GOOD G o CHOICE [40
TO. 2[ 0 8.25 TO 8, "0 TOP 50850; 2-0 TO ?50.r 77.70 TO 8.25; 260 TO 320, 7.20 TO
7.6 0; P.IGS.MOSTLY ,7.75 TO r8004. STRONG WEIGHTS TO 8.'5, PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO
7.25 AND DELOIW; PACKING SOWS $G.35 TO'$6.60, SMOOTH SO;TS TO $6.75 AND ABOVE.
SHEEP: FEW EARLY PALES AROUT STEADY VILTH THURSDAY'S CLOSE; GOOD AND CHOICE LAMOS
-- SCALING 907- DOWN $8.50 TO 9.00U, OUTSIDE PRICE PAID 3Y SHIPPERS; CHOICE
MEDIUM WEIGHT LAMDS HELD ADOVE 9.P_; MEDIUM TO GOOD FED-YEARLINGS 9.50; MOST
SLAUGHTER EWES 04.00 TO 4.75. .
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: BULK OF ')UN ON THRU DILLI. N, FULLY, STAY ON. FE.' KILLING CATTLE OFFERED;
FEW LOADS KILLING STFERS $S.25 TO $~,P5; VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY, MOSTLY
$8,00 DOWN ON VEALERS; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS FIRM. DOROAD WEEK-END CLEARANCE.
HoGS: ACTIVE, 15 TO 256 HIGH-ER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP 67.85 ON 80 TO 220A;
DESIRA3LE 170 TO 250 87.65 TO $7-85;. 260 TO -3251 $7.25 TO 7.60; PACKING
'sows $6.35 TO $3.35; TOCK PIGS SCARCE, STEADY..
SHEEPi LAMDS STRONG TO MOSTLY 256 HIGHER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; TO" FED LAMBS
48.30; MOST SALES $8.P5 TO $8.60 WITH 95# AVERAGES AT. ,8.60, CLIPPERS
88,00.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS.$|1.25 LOWER AT $9,7. OTHER CLASSES GENERALLY
STEADY; A FEW LOA .S OF LOW-PICED STEERS $6.30 TO $7.40; FAT MIXED YEAR-"
LI1GS AND HEIFERS 0;7.25 TO 19.25 IN SMALL LOTS; OWS $4.50 TO $5.50,' TOP 46.50;
LOW-CUTTERS ,2Q75 TO 3.25; SAUSAGE DUL-S AROUND $4.00.
HoGS: STRONG TO 1.0 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY Y' AVERAGE; PIGS SHARING ADVANCE; DULK
40 TO 2S308,00 TO 8.15, TOP 48.20* 240 TO 290T- $7.35 TO 7,90 SMALL
LOT 300 TO 310Q $7.40,. I00 TO' 140 o50 TO $8,.00; SOWS MO-TLY 8.35 TO S.bO.
SH-EP: RECEI PT3 fAOS.TLY THRU AND DI RECT; NOT ENOUGH' ON SALE TO MAKE A MARKET; SMALI
~-- LOT CLIPPED LAMCS TO CITY BUTCHERS $8.50.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
LJrYr"f / I-I -r^ On- r)^ i .* v W -,./ **-Z *


HOGSU:.SOFT OR UILY HOGS AND
-- ROASTING p!GS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40- C GD-CH $ 6.00-
LT WT 60S. .88r GD-CH 7.15-
80CL 0-' GO-CH 7.20-
MED IVT : o00-220 Go-CH 7.20-
220-250 GoD-CH 7. 15-
HVY 'VT 250-29 GDo-CH G.0-
20-0330 GD-CH 6.0--
rKG Sows- 275-500 M.D-GD 5.50-
SLAUGHTER- IGS E(iS0- )D-CH -
FDR SSTKR 0iGs(o-i y --CH --
Av Co"T~ 'N T.TI'URSU, EXCL) 7.17-
SL\UGHTER CATTLE, HALVES AND VEALEPS:
STEERS (600-900) CHOICE -
C-o0 6.75-
MrDIUM .5-
COIMMON
STEERS (900-1 1.00 '-) CHOICE -
MEDIUM --
COoMMON ,2;>-
STEEns (1100-1300-) CHOjCE: --
SMEDIDUM o
STEERS (1300-1 500,,L) CHOICE -
GoOD -
HEIFERS (550-850-) CHOICE -
GooD 5.50-
MEDIUM 4.25--
Co. COON 3.50-
Cows: OCH!CE 4 -
8OOD 4.00-
CoM-MDo 3. 0-
Low CuT'-CU 2 00-
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) Gh-CH(BEEF) -
qU T-COM-MED 3.00--
VEALERS (MILK-FED; GD-0H -
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM -
CALVES (250-500()') Go-CH 6.25-
CnoM-MtD 3.25-


7.48 $ 8.25-
7. 70 8.25-
7.75 8.25-
775 '5 .-
7.70 7:70-
7.45 7.35-
7.20 7.10-
6.00 6.35-
-- 7.7 5-
195 7.59-


8.50



8.75


87.0

7.50




3.75


7,25
6.25


FDR STKR BATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800-) G-CH - -
Co.-M,/ED - -
STEERS (800-1 05Q.) GD--CH - -
COM-MED -,- -
HEIFERS: O-OH - -
Cor.--MED - -
Cows: oD-OH - -
CQM-MED - -
CALVES (STEERS) Gr-CH 7 :9- 8.07
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMS: (9% DN) D-CH 7
(91- 100) MED-CH - -
.(AL. VCTS) COMrON - -
YRLG 'VETH0'..::' ; i 0 )4.ED-CH -
BWES: (9 ,- ) MED-CH - -
i?0- I50:-') ,EDO-CH - -
(A. C'TS) CULL, CM - -
FEEDING SH EE" AND LAiBRS (RANGE STOCK) .
FEEDING LAMOS "(5j-:b G--,.H - -
MED I UM


7.25- 8. 0

5.25 7.25
308- .o 75
4.50- S.00
4.25- 5-,0
3.50- 4,.:


8.p 8
7.25-
6.00-
5.50-
4.00-


9.:10
7.50
8.25
5.00
0-.0


8.50
8.50
8.50
8.35
7,80
7.50
6.75
8.25
239#


$ 7.15-
7.25-
7.45-
7.50-
7o40-
7.30-
7. 0-
6 : 5-
6. 5-
7.'39-


7.75
7.85
7.85
7.85
7.85
7.70
7,45
6.85
7.25


. 9.50-10 50

0 6 5
b8.
9.50-,O 50


3.00- 9 50O
7.75- 9 o0
6.75- O:
[.05- 3 75

." 50
24,0- 9'



5.50- 7, 00
3.00- 5.50


6.7 5-
4.50-
4.25-
3.:
5.25-


7.00-
5.50--
3.25-
2.75-
1 .50-


6 75
6.75
5, 75





8 60
7 00
7,25
4.50
4.25
3.25


$ 7.75-
8.10-
8. 5-

7.50-
7.25-
6,25-
7. 5-
7.0-


8.20.
8 30
8.25
8.20
7.90
7.65
S.65.
8.00
1 U7V/


9.75-1 O75
8,0- 9,75
7.
-
9 --l.0 8

9.75- 0.5U"
8,00--9 75 *



3 50- 5.75




6.50- 7.50
5.50- 5.50
3.50- 5.75
3.50- 5.500


6.00
6.50-


3:




7.00-
6.UO-
5.50-
3.50-
3 25-1
1:75-


8.00


5.50
7.0
7:88





4.50
4.25
3.50


7.65- 8.95
6.50- 7.65


3/13/31 R7
2 10 PM.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


U99 00680 Z9I

Vl OId do0 AiIS83AINn




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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NElS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WOR M, TEXAS


TELEPHONE:6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY MARCH 14, 193t.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(1):30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
SHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
&'MAH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WICHITA


CATTJ.LE


250
250

250
200
30
50
S00


CALVES

168
200
50
50


100


HOGS :

988
9,000
5,800
8,000
2,000
900
1 ,000


SHEEP

' 488

50
45
500
4,500
800
100


HOGS
HOLDOVER LDIRECT'THRU'


I ,000


400


1,100


DENVER 50 --- 250 2,500
TOTAL II MARKETS 2,475 725 33,050 15i595 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
NE WEEK AGO, 1I MARKETS 1,850. 450 23,750 28"2Q00 DIEICT. AND THRU HOGS.
TOTAL THIS WEEK .143,325 38,505 405,050 308,595 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
TOTAL LAST WEEK 135,650 .. 39,57.5 423.,700 .319,900 E.ST.IMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 965' "257 1,079 1,515
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
PACKER PURCHASES 8623 .'21 886 ,196
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS JEEK 9, 00 2,200 6100 15i600
FTeWORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK 9,664 2,617 5.,555 10,672
FT.WO.RTH TOTAL THIS WIn,LAST YR. 11 213 4,163 9,045 9,402-
LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND,. QUOTATIONS SATURDAY MARCH 14, 1931.'
(BASED ON MARKET:COND.ITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 11:00 A.M.)
S" FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
S o CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS:(SOFT OR QILY HoGs AND '
- ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED )
LT LT. 140-160A GoD-CH $ 6.50- 7.40 $ 8.25- 8.40 $ 7.15- 7.75 $ 8.00- 8.40
LT WT (160-I80 GD-CH 7.25- 7,70* 8.25- 8.40 7.5- 7.85 8,35--8.50
[ 180-200. Go-CH 7.35- 7.75* 8.25- 8.40 7.45- 7.85 8.35- 8.50
MED WT 200-22 GD-CH .7.35- 7.75* 8.15- 8.40 7.50- 7.85- 8,25- 8.50
220-250 5 GD-CH- 7.30- 7.70* 7.70- 8,25 7.40- 7.85 8.10- 8,40
HVy WVT .e50 -9S p ..Go-CH. 7.00- 7.50 7,35-7,80 730- 70 7,65- 8.5
: 290-350 GD-CH- *- 25 7.10- '450 45 75- .1790
PKG Sows 275-500' ED-GD 5.50- 8.00 625- 6.75 6.5- 6.85 6,35- 6.75
SLAUGHTER IGS00- 3)GoD-0H - - 7.75- 8.25 6.75- 7.25 7.50- 8.10
FODR &STKR PIGsC(70-130) GoD-C -- 6.75- 7'.25 7-25--8.1 0
Av COST & ',T. FRI,(PIGS EXCL) 7. 19"-'213# 7.78- 236# 7.60- 245# (UNREPORTED)
*NOMINAL.

FORT WORTH
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEARLINGS 25
TO 560 HIGHER; BUTCHER.COWS AND LOW-CUTTERS STRONG TO 25? HIGHER;
BULLS TENDING WEAK TO LQWER; SLAUGHTER CALVES 2b~ OR MORE HIGHER' BETTER GRADES
STOCK CALVES AND YEARLINGS FULLY 250 HIGHER, SPOTS 500 HIGHER. LEEK'S TOPS:
SHORT-FED STEENS 3$'.75 CHOICE FAT YEARLING2 $8.75, CARLOT TOP FAT YEARLINGS $7.75,
FEW GOOD FAT COWS'5.00, HEAVY FAT CALVES $7.25' STOCK STEER YEARLINGS $7.75, STOCK
STEER CALVESS $8.50 BULK PnI CES: SLAUGHTER STEERS*$5;25 TO 3.75, DESIRABLE SLAUGH-
TER.YEARLINGS'$6.50 TO $7.f50, BUTCHER HEIFERS MOSTLY UNDER $.Q, BOTCHER COWS $3.25
TO'$3.75, LOW-CUTTERS $2.25 TO. 2.65, HEAVY FAT CALVES AROUND $6.50 DOWN, CULL
SORTS $3.25 TO $3.75, SEVERAL SALES GOOD TO .CHOICE STOCK STEER YEARLINGS $7.40 TO
$7. 75. ...
REVIEW COMMENT: SHORT-FED STEERS PREDOMINATED IN CATTLE SUPPLIES ON
MOST DAYS AND GOOD'GRADES OF FED STEERS WERE PRACTI ALLY LACKING. MOST OF THE
SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE BEEN SELLING AROUND $5.25 TO $6.75, SOME COMMON GRADES UNDER
THE $5.00 LEVEL. QUALITY OF YEARLING. CATTLE HAS BEEN MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN IN ANY
OTHER DIVISION OF THE MARKET AND.GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS SOLD, IN CARLOTS, UP
TO $7.75 .WITH SHOW SORTS MAKING SMALL LOT TOPS OF $8.50 AND $8.75. A FEW GOOD FAT
COWS HAVE BEEN REPORTED UP TO $5.00 AND BUTCHER GRADES CONTINUE TO MOVE AROUND
$3.50. LOW-CUTTER SORTS ArE LISTED FROM $2.25 TO $2.75, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE
LATTER PRICE. SCARCITY OF SAUSAGE BULLS HAS PREVENTED THE QUOTATION OF DEPENDABLE
PRICES, BUT DEMAND FOR THIS CLASS APPEARS NARROW, EVEN AT WEAK TO LONER LEVELS..-
MORE BUSINESS THAN USUAL HAS BEEN TRANSACTED LATELY IN WELL-BRED STOCK STEER yEAR-
LINGS, AROUND A DOZEN CARLOTS MOVING OUT AT COST'FIGURES OF $7.40, '7.50 AND -7 75.
FRIDAY'S STOCKER RECEIPTS INCLUDED ONE LOAQ OF CHOICE STOCK STEER CALVES, A 4&0
AVERAGE, THAT MADE AN EXTREME TOP OF $8.50. NOT MANY GOOD HEAVY FAT'CALVES HAVE'
BEENJVARKETED DURING THE WEEK, BUT OCCASIONAL SALES HAVE BEEN REPORTEb FROM $6.50
TO $7.25 AND WEIGHTY CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES HAVE BEEN SELLING AROUND $6.00 DOWN.
HOGS: TODAY'S LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 900 HEAD.
ARRIVALS INCLUDED 722 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT 240 TRUCK
HOGS. THEE WE-RE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED ON THE OPEN MARKETw.
TRUCK HOG PRICES RULED 150 HIGHER THAN TrUCK HOG SALES YESTERDAY.
ONE HUNDRED TRUCK BUTCHERS AVERAG-ING 209 POUNDS WERE MOVED TO THE RAIL SECTION AND
SOLD AT $7.50. OTHER MEDIUM TO CHOIdE 170 JO 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS WERE REPORTED
FROM $7.25 TO $7.40. PACKING SOWS.B.OUGHT $5.50 TO $6.00,:SELLING AT STEADY PRICES.
SHEEP: TODAYIS TRADE NpMINALe FOR' WEEK: FAT LAMBS STEADY TO 25, LOWER; FAT
-WETHERS U0 TO 250 HIGHER FAT YEARLINGS AND FEEDER LAMBS STEADY:
BULK MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN FAT LAMBS $6.25 TO $7.00; NO CHOICE FAT LAMBS OFFERED;
FAT YEARLINGS MOSTLY $,.00, 2-YEAr -OLD FAT WETHERS $5.00 AND $5.25; AGEQ FAT WErHERS
$4..00 TO $4.25; SHORN FEEDER LAMBS $4.50 TO $5..50; WOOLED FEEDER LAMBS UP TO $G6.00.'
REVIEW COMMENT: LIBERAL SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMBS HERE THIS WEEK
CONSISTED MOSTLY OF FRESH SHORN PAT LAMBS AND WETHERS AND INCLUDED VERY FEW'GOOD *
TO CHOICE OFFERINGS. SALES HERE TODAY INCLUDED YEARLINGS AND 2-YEARI-OLD WETHERS
AT $5.50 AND AGED WETHERS AT $4.00. A FAIR DE MAND HAS EXISTED DURING THE WEEK AND
SUPPLIES USUALLY MOVED EARLY.


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TELEGRAPHIC REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

". C CAGO'*MARKET ..
CATTLE: COMPAnED WITH.:WEEK AGO: STRI CTLY GOOD AND-CHOICE:'WEIGHTY FED STEERS LOST
EARLY ADVANCE AND CLOSED WEAK TO 25. LOWER; LOWER GRADES. WITH WEIGHT .
STEADY TO 25t HIGHER; ALL-GRADES LIGHT ST-ERS AND YEARLINGS 25 fo 500 HIGHER. MOSTL'
500 UP ON LOWER GRADES, INSTANCES MORE; MIXED AND HEIFER YEARLINGS'UNEVENLY 750.
TO $1 .00 HI-GHER; 3UTCHER HEIFERS AND FAT COWS :SHARING ADVANCE; CUTTERS RULING :"
'ABOUT 250 HIGHER; 3ULLS 22,r. UP AbND'VEALEP.S $1 00 HI-GHER, EXTREME TOP WEIGHTY STEERS
AND LONG-YEARLINGS $f|'.?5 BUT' FEW WEIGHTY STEERS SOLD ABOVE $10.50; STEERS PRE-
DOMINATED, BULK "U.;ING .TO MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY.00 FERlINGS; 'BULK GENERAL STEER
AND YEARLING 'lUN SOLD AT $7.-50 TO $9.75, LIGHT HE'I'FERS TOPPED AT $9.?5 AND LITTLE
MIXED YEARLINGS AT $10,00;- FEEDERS SCARCE, 25 TO 40(0 UP,
HOGS: SCATTERED OFFERINGS SOLD AROUND STEADY WITH FRibAYl' AVERAGE; GOOD TO
~- > CHOICE 1860 TO '200# $8.40; TOP $8.40; 270 TO .300# $7.45 TO $7.50; SEVERAL
LOTS LOWER GRADE HOGS SOLD AT'UNEVEN DISCOUNTS. .
SHEEP: FOR-WEEK, 1:75 DOU0Lr'S FROM FEEDING STATIONS; .28,700 DIRECcTS. TQDAYIS
MARKET NOMINAL.. *COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS STEADY
TO 05 HIGHER, ADVANCE ON BETTER :RADES;. FAT' EWES UNCHANGED; FEEDING .LAMBS WEAK .TO
UNEVENLY LOWE-D;'"'CHOICE LAMBs SOLD AT $9.50, WITHIN. 100 OF THE SEASONS PEAK EARLY
H HIS WEEK; CLOSING BULKS: .GOOD AND CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS SCALING- .96# DOWN $8.75 TO
$9,00,' FEW $9.15, HEAVEER"WEIGHTS $8.50 TO t8.65; MEDIUM FLESHED LIGHT AND MED. UM
WEIGHT LAMBS $7. 5 TO T 8.9, NATIVE BUCKS $7.50. TO $8.00, THnOWOUTS $6.00 TO $7.25;
PAT EWES $4.00 TO 4,4.75; WWEEKIS BULK CLIPPED LAMBS $7.50 TO $8.50; BEST $8.65; FEW
FEEDING AND SHEARI- G 'LAMBS $7.50 TO $8.00.

KANSAS CITY MARKET -

CATTLE: FOR WEEK: FED STEERS STEADY TO 250 LOWEt, DECLINE MOSTLY ON THE BETTER
GRADES, SPORTS -500 OFF ON STRONG.WEIGHTS;..LIGHT. YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK
SCARCE., STRONG TO MOSTLY 25_0 HIGHER; BULLS STEADY; VEALERS AND SLAUGHTER CALVES
500 TO MOSTLY $1.00 H-I GHErl;. STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STEADY TO P50 HIGHER, ADVANCEE
CHIEFLY ON LIGHT WEIGHT S'TOCKERS. WEEK STOPSP: CHOICE I1 27T- STEETSS .10.35, HEAVY
STEERS 160.10, 73-3 U MIXED 'YFA.L INGS $9.75, PRACTICAL TOP VEALiRS '$8.00, BULK FED
STEERS $7.00 TO $9.85, ;1 GHT YEARLINGS $7.00 TO $8.25; RULK STOCKERS AND FEEDERS"
6.50 TO $8,00, SEVERAL LOADS LIGHT YEARLING STObKERS AND STOCK STEERR CALVES ,
8.25. TO $900, '
HOGS: MOSTLY STEADY-'WITH FRIDAY'S AVErAGE; T P $7.85'ON .180 To 220- DES) -A-
BL-E 170 TO-240A $7.65.5 TO $7.85; "FEW 250 280#. $7.50 Tb .,7.o5; ODD PA.CK-
ING SOWS $6.50 TO 3.85. ... .
SHEEP: FOR WEEK' SLAUGHTER LAMBS -25 TO 50t HIGHER, SHEEP STRONG, TOP FED LAMBS
TO SHI PrERS $3.65, TO PACKERS .8.60; MO T FED LOTS AVERAGING DOWNWARD FmRO
95# $8.25 TO $9.'.0, CHOICE SHORN LAMBS $8.00, FAT EWES $4.75, OTHERS $4.00 TO $4.60;
FEEDING LAMBS MOSTLY ,3.75 TO $7.00, TOP $7.45; SHEARING LAMBS UPWARD TO $7.75.

NATIONAL STOCyOWARDS (E.RTLOU'-S) MARKET -

C0TTLE: COMPAED ITH WEEK...AGO: STEERS' STEADY; m XR :.YEARL-NGS AND HEIF-FRS 50#
H.!I~'H. O. r"QEEF COWS 25 TO "t00. HIGHER, LOW-UTTERS A b) CUTtERS STRONG TO',
250 HIGHER; .'BUCL"S TEADY TO--250 1H-IHER; GOOD ANt1 OHO.t0 bE VEALERS-500 higher.R; ALL.
STOCKER AND EECEEC ''ATTLE" STEADY. *TOPS FQ -WEER:..4 36 STEES .$9;5 857- YEARLING
TEERS $9.50;, -830-"M'IXED YE.ARLI NGS.' 9.25*, 8234'.-ES $9,00', cOWS- $.50,7 SAUSAGE
BULLS. 4.50 VEAL.r I 1.00, .FEEDER STEES, ;$7'O-5. -BUtKS ORWEEK:' STEERS' $6.75-
ToS9.40, FA" STEERS. 8.8-.5 TO ~9.40, FATMIX~D YEAL.'lGS AND HE! FERS $7.50 TO
'e8.;..75,.. ME9.1l .FLESLt MIE'D.;1XEOD.:YEA'.tLI NGS AND HEIFERS $6.25 TO 7o00 COWS 04..50 TO
5"50"'',-ow'-cU.TTs, 5 75 TO: $3.25, STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS $5. 5 TO ,S.90, CLOS-
ING VEALER TOP .9.75.. .
HOGS: MARKET ACTIVE, 150 '0 MOSTLY ,V.' HIGHERR. THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE. PIGS
'"ST1ON:-TO ,5 ? IGEr,:. ,OWS 'AROUND 10 HIGHER; BULK 160' TO 230# ,8.25 TO
$8.40;.-TOP. 8.30, FE A2 0TO-20 $8I 5;:BETT.n r 00 TO 130 $7.50 TO 8.'00; LOAD
MEDIUM TO GOOD 140: DOWN ,8,.00';'. OWS LARGELY' $.40 -TO $6.6, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS
H.I GHERP. *. ... . .
SHE^P- .:. "GOM5'.ARED'I'TH WEEK 'AGO: LAMAS 50 TO 75.0 HIGHERj SHEEP ?. TO.500 HIGHER,
PRAOTICALJTOP. WOOLED LAMBS TO CITY BUTCHER $9.65 LATE 'TBP 9.25; BULK
TO' PACKERS '8. .'_"TO''8.i75; TOP CLIPPED LAMBS 8.75, BULK $8~00 TO ,8.75, COMMON
THROWOUTS $ T.50 TO F7.00, FAT A/ES $3.50 TO $4.25..




... . HOGS SLAUGHTER UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION:
WEEKS S ENDING FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1931 AND MARCH .4 .930.

1931 1930

CHICAGO, ILL. 100 947 11 1 ,518
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. 14,320 I3.675
KANSAS CITY, KAN. 29,425 30,335
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.Louis.Mo. 38,786 45,35[
NEw YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J. 31,21P 33,080
OMAHA, NEBR. 42,649 44,2!7
SIOUX C0TY, IOWA 30,509 29,035
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, Mo.. 11 094 I8.592
SOUTH ST. PAUL, tMINN. 35;290 54;159
TOTALS 334,236 385,493



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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEX.AS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209


DAILY LI VESTOCK /MARKET-REPORT MONDAY -' PARCH I 6TH, '1 931.
TODAY'IS ESTIMATED RECEIPTSr:F LIVESTOCK :AT ELE[SEN:'.'AKETS. :


FORT WORTH
kANSAS 'I TY.:-
CHICAGO ;:. ...
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
N AH A. .
)KLAHOMA CITY
cTOUX CITY
tT. JOSEPH
,". PAUL
't'-CHITA
DENVER
N"OTAL AI MARKETS- --
ONE-'WK'AGO,II MARKETS


(1 I1-:00-A .
CATTLE CALC
3,500 ..5
15;500 2,1
20,000 2,
4,000. 2.!
15,000.
4,000 .. .
3,000 .
4, 00.... I ,
3, 00 .--
2_200
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43,200 8.


M. CENTRAL TIME)
VES HOGS
500 I,000 o
300 9,000
300 60,000 2
500 [6 00.0
500 .21,000 F
300 .300
?00 2,000
400 7-500 '
700 7,500QO
700 2,700
300 3800
o00 .68 800 7


SHfEP
5, 000.
3,-000
3,00
3 ,CO
1,000.
300
5,000..

300-
S,40.0'.
1 ,800.
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SHo-Gs
,'TLDOVER 'UlTECTf HRU"


S 732
S 2,100
S1,000 20,000
S 2,300.




S 1 I,000
*APPrnOXMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED- IN...THE BAY'S
Est MATED RECEIPTS.


.FORiY WORTH RECEIPTS., SHIPMENTS -AND PAC ER FUnUCHASES '.SATUDoAY MARCH 14,1931.

.. BATTLEE ALVES I- KOS ... SHEEP.
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 83 0 7- I ,456-
TOTAL SHIPMENTS : 00 67 '..3 ,499
PACKER PURCHASES" 4" 896 ,47.

FT.WORTH ACTUAL, MONADY, WK 4AGO .*". 2,741 4I0' D 82` 4,748.
FT.WPnTH ACTUAL, MONDAY, YR AGO 3,603 7 717. j069 940.
C0RT WORTH-.LIVEST(Y K 1NATKET MONDAY -V MAR.6', 1931.
(BASED ON f4A"iKET 00CNDITIONS AND' SALEs' REPORTeD 'UP TO 1:00 P. M.)
CATTLE: SLAUGHTER STEES, WHICH FORMED THE MAIN SEGTIt'ON OF CATTLE RECEIPTS
HERE, TODAY, MADE A FAIRLY GOOD CL':EApANCE DU.RINGG 'MORNING' ROUNDS AT
PRI CES THAT WERE W'EAK TO 250 .W b-. ORDER .BUYERS. F'U"N I SHqED.'QU.I TE A L.I1TTLE .COMPE-
TITION FOR THIS CLASS OF CATTLE AJND PACKER DEMANDD, .-AT WCA-K'.TO. SLIGHTLY LOWER LEVELS,
WAS REASONABLY GOOD. TiE GENERAL-- T,'ADE I N' T-H:E.' CLASSS- OF BATTLE RULED MOSTLY
STEADY, WITH SOME STRENGTH On.$.ALL *ADVANCE. 1-NDICATED .B.Y OCCASIONAL SALES OF FAT
YEARLINGS IN .THE BETTER GRADE:SF:-.".YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR SUPPLY TOTALS OF 3j500
CATTLE AND 500 CALVES, "WITH T4r''-q.ATTLE. OFFERINGS INCLUDING ,ABOUT 41. CARS OF STEERS.

AN EIGHT-CAR nTRIIG IN "UARANTINE SOLD AT .. 0, SEVCRAL- 'ARS *IN THE NATIVE DIVI-
SJON WERE REPORTED AT $.75 AN',-(OTHER, .SALES OF FE-D CATTLE": WERE' SCATTERED IN THE
$0.00 RANGE AND ON UP T. C$7.I5-.'T-H.' LARGEST TRAN'SAe-TI 't OF'-TH'E DAY C'ONSIS1TED OF A
SI2-CAR STRING OF FFD CATTLE BR'OUGHT.'INAT A "ECEN T'.COUITR;Y.'CONTRACT PRICE O $6.75.
GOOD TO. CHOICE-FAT YEARLINGS .SP FoM'$7..5 TO *$'3.P5, L-..TTER .PRICE CARLOT TOP.
LITTLE CATTLE AT $7.75 WERE LH-T. W.E.IGHTS ON THE- tEAVY C-ALF. O., DER, S.R7TS OF BUTCHER!
HEIFERS IN THE PLAINER GRADES WEE,. SCATTERED 'UNDER' 5.50,: 'AS O" MOST -DAYS RECENTLY.
*. ..' .. .
SOWING TO SCARCITY Of- FAT C'NSS THE MARKET FOR SUCH CATTLE WAS POORLY
TE-STED. A'FEW GOOD FAT COWS SOLD-UP TO $5.00 AND OTHERS,MOVED AROUND $4.50.
BUTCHER COI"S FOUND AN OUTLET MOSTLY $ FOM "$3.25 T. $3.75, AND" LOW-CUTTE4 SO-RTS WERE
LISTED FROM $2.25 TO $2.75, ST;"'NG" WVE"I.GHT.S UP'TO HE LATTER PRICE. TWO LOADS OF
U;LLS MOVED AT FIRM ..P"ICES OF '$3.60 AND $3.65:, Nt.OTE-IE' BULLL OF CONSEQUENCE BEING
INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S RECEIPTS. .
SALESMEN COLL.ECT;b FJRM eTP- 'CES FOR. RATHER 4O,1 RT- 'ECEI PTS OF STOCK
.CATTLE AND CALVES.- SOME STQK.)$STEERS WERE "P'ORTbDATQUND '$.00U TO" $..50 AND GOOD
STOCK STEER CALVS MOVED 0,T AT $7.50. OTHER PURCHASES ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT INCLUDED
A THREE CAR SHIPMENT OF' LIGHT WEIGHT STOCK STEER. VYEARL1,NGS AT. $710.. .
OF: .. SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE WANTED AT FULLY STEADY RATES... THE BETTER.GRACE.'
OF HEAVY FAT CALVER ,OLD FROM $6.50 TO $7.25 AND SALES WITHIN THIS PRICE SPREAD IN-
CLUDED G"OD HEAVIES ..IN CARLOTS- AT- $6.60 AND $6.75.. SOME OF THE HEAVIES THAT SOLD
ARqUND .$7.00 WERE ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER. CULL SORTS OF CALVES IN A VARIETY
SOF4'"EIG.HTS CH-ANGED ;ANDS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.
S' *.HOS. LOCAL .HOG '-ECEIPTS FOR'TODAY WERE ESTIMATED .EARL.Y AT [ ,0Q0 HFAD. THIs
.. ESTATE PROVED LIGHT .DUE 'TO TH.E LATE ARRIVAL OF A FEW LOADS OF UN-
SREPORTED-'D IREOT- HOGS. RECEIPTS INCLUDED 73-2 HEAD *DIRECT TO PACKER, ABOUT 300 TRUC<
H'OGS AND TWO LOADS OF RAIL HOGS. FOR THE.OPEN MARKET.
I REPORTS FROM NoRTHIERN. MARK TS -SHOWED LOWER. HOG.'. PRI'CES AND LOCAL..RAI L
:HOG8 SOLOD AT DECLINES -F 4.0 TO 1.5I.CENTS- COMPArEO: ;T..O" L'A'ST FRTJDAYo-, .TucK PmICES, -*.'L-
10 TO 15 CENTS A- V-E FRi,DAV':S SALES MBUT:WERE SLI GHI-"LY' .LOEE" THANN ,SArURDA''IS TRUCK
MARK.ET. THE DAYS .TOP .7.30 WAS- PAID BY. PACKERS 'F.'R A .LOAD. O 0'F GOOD '.21,3 POUND: .
BUTCHERS. .A LOAD OF,.LOWER.GRAQE-'LIGHT W.EI'.6T *-T A I.L.HrGS.RECEIVE. ,A .31D.rF, $7.25.
SMALL KILLERS RAID UP TO .7..40. FR A.. F.EW *LOTS. 'OF.. TRU.CK-'HOG ..AND rOST...,'O .THE MEDIUM
TO CHOICE 170 To .240. POUNID'~TUCK< HOGS ,MOVED FROM. V$7;..2.5; iT'r. "7:35.i SO-ME. SMOOTH 'AROUr.:
400 POUND BUTCHERS SOWS n7OU:p,-'50. PAKING.. OWS MOLD FROM $5.50 TO $6.00 OR
STEADY.
SHEEP: FAT YEARLI NG-S. AND ETHERSR. FRMED ULK oF' TODoAY'S Lf'BerA. SHEE-P. AND
LAN3 RECEIPTS ESTIMATE .AT, .5 00. HAD'... PRACif.ALY NO 'GOOD TO- CHOI: C
FAT LAMBS WERE OFFERED AND THE.WE.T'ER AND YEAR NG SUPrL Y' INCLUDED SEVERAL -HIPMFN r-
OF MIXED GRADES. FAT YEARLINGS AND WETHERS MOVED AT PRICES-WEAK TO i5 .ENTSLOWLE,
AND FAT LAMBS SOLD A30UT STEADYe MEDIA UM- GRADE SHORN ..FA.T LAMKI WERE REPORTED -ROK1
$6.00 TO $6.75. GOOD SHORN FAT YEAhLING$ BROUGHT $5.75"AND $5 00 AND SOME TWO-VYA;,
OLD FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $5.25. NUMEROUS DECKS OF SHORN AGED FAT WETHERS BROUGHT
$4.00, WITH CULL SORTS ON nlkWN TO $2.00.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKETT CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONb MONDAY MARCH 16, 1931.

CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: NOT ENOUGH DONE TO MAKE A MARKET; BETTER GRADE FED STEEnS AND YEARLINGS
PREDOMINATED IN RUN; TALKING~5Q CENTRSLQWER, FEW E "LY SALES. COMMON AND
'EDIUM GRADE LIGHT STEE-S SELLING AT 97.00 TO 8*0. ABOUT 2 CENTS OFF. GOOD AND
401CE LIGHTWEIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS NEARLY ,TEADY. EARLY, BUT SUPPLY
%IRLY LIBERAL AND PROSPECTr 25 CENTS OR MORE DOWN. SHIPPER DEMAND FAIRLY BROAD
F"R LIGHT WEIGHT FAT COWS DUT WEIGHTIER KINDS AND MOST BUTCHER HEIFERG TENDING LOWER.
CUTERS AND. BULLS STEADY. EIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS SELLING UP TO $4.75. MOSTLY $4.25
TO 14.65; MOST LIGHT VEALERS $6.50 TO $7.5Q. RELATIVELY FEW MAKING $8.00 OR BETTER.
SELECTED KINDS SELLING SPARINGLY UP TO 9. 00. VERY FEW REPLACEMENT CATTLE IN RUN,
THAT MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
1OGS: MARKET MOR.TLY 15 To 2 ENTSLWE.THA FR AVERE LGHT WEIGTOFF
--- Mo; GOp TO CHO To 88O T." ,A) S ArLIG TOo
R7' $585T U 2 TO 3 P T oTT680. TO. 9.2 PLA; N KNDS.
DOWN; PIGS MOSTLY 5 TO 7.75; STRONGWEIGHTS TO .e!*O*; PACKING SOWS 3. IU
fTO$6.35; SMOOTH SGRTS TO 6.45 AND ASOVE.
8iEEP: EARLY MARKET ABOUT STEADY WITH FRIDAY. SER RAL b DS GOOD TO CQ ICE W"OLE
LAM3S 38.50 T8 u8.8t, TO PACKERS; CHO CE M TO WEIGHTS O9. AD 9D.IU,
OUTSIDE PRICE 'PAlb Yr CITY BUTCHERS; SOME HELD HIGHER. FEW NATIVE EWES -4.00 TO
$4V75. FEEDING LAM3S UNSOLD.
KAN8AS CITY MARKET -
CATTLE: FED STEPS AND YEARLINGS IN LIBERAL SUPPLY; INDICATIONS 25 CENTS OR'MORE
.* -LOWER; SLAUGHTER" COWS IN LIGHT TO MODERATE SUPPLY; OPENING SLOW, WEAK;
BUq.L.S STEADY; VEAI.ERS AND CALVES WEAK TO LOWER; PACKERS BIDDING $7.00 DOWN ON MOST
VEfALERS; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS MODERATELY ACTIVE, STEADY BULK FED STEERS ELIGIBLE TO
SE(L AROUnD $7.00 T' OP.00, FEW LOADS HELD UPWARD TO PQ.0Q, NUMEROUS LOADS LIGHT
IXX8 YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND TO .825. MEDIUM DULLS
*(,350TO TO _4.00, STOCKERS AND.FEEDERS LARGELY $6.50 TO 8.006, FE LADS LIGHT YEARLn
AND STOCK STEER CALVES UP TO $8.75, CHOICE STOCK HEIFER CALVES ~00.
HOGS: UNEVEN, 10 TO 25 CENTS LOWER, MOSTLY 15 TO 20 CENTS LOWER THAN FRIDAY'S
""- ,0 AARAGE; 5 s ING T A INE, Or?7q ?ON uT 2 DFSI gLE t7'
T O%-L2T0#A- 7. To TO mTK^b 0 TO lt4,I j s% +O ^ PAC.-
IM a sows '3.25 To ,835; STOCK PIGS STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER, $6.75 TO 7.50.
S"EE_ : SLOW, VERY LITTLE DONE, FEW SALES CLIPPED LAMBS 15 TO 25 CENTS LOWER; ODD
LOTS SHEEP STEADY; DESIRABLE WEIGHT CLIPPED LAMBS $7.60; NO WOOLED LAMBS
SOLD EARLY. BEST 'HELD AROUND $8.50. ODD LOTS NATIVE SPRING LAMBS DOWNWARD FROM
G1 .25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST. LOULS) MARKET -
CATTLE: LI 3ERAL SUPPLY OF STEERS ENCOUNTER I'NG LOWER 31DS FROM ALL I INTERESTS; LOWER
UNDERTONE ALSO '"REVAILI IN MIXED YEAR I S. HEIFERS AND COWS; LOW- CUT E
AND MEDIUM DULLS ,TEADY; VEALERS 50 CENTS LOWER AT 0.25; LOW-CUTTE'S MOSTLY 2.75 T,
$3.25; TOP SAUSAGE DULLS $4.50.
HOsS: MARKET !L-1W41 UNEVEN, MOSTLY '25.T'T 35 CENT, LOWE"! PIGS SHARING DECLINE;
SOWS 5 TO fn CENTS LOWER OULK I50 TO 220W 68.00 T6 -A .[5; PRACTICAL TOP
N8415; SEVERAL GO-D SIZED LOTS $8.20 ANP n!825; MOST 230 TO 26 o ,7.5. TO $7.90:
30C A-OUND $7.50; 110 TO 1401 07.25 TO -7.75; sows MrOTLY $6.35 to $6.50, FEW S.30.
S-EEP:. LAMBS O''ENED STEADY TO OITY 3UTCHERS; FEW LOADS GOOD WOOLED LAMBS $8. 5;
NO CHOICE LAMBN -OLD; PACKERSS TALKING LOWER; INDICATIONS STEADY ON SHEEP.


FORT NORTH H
(SE Ds--


CH I CAGO KANSAS I TY E. -ST.LOUIS
(i r-L fi MT 19 ul-


SVnc' i : | 7r 7t P : UA o 8


HvV-'VT 50-9' -0H Z. 0- 7.50 75 2 70- 7 75 7
HVyT 22 GD- 7. 7.5 5- 7 I: Y- .M 7. 7Y
MD-2 o-H 7: 7.65 750- 7 .'0- 7.33 7. 7.90
SLAUGHTER IGs( 3 - - 750- 6.75- 7.5 7.25- 7;75
F'DR &STKR rifGS O- n-7 - - -- 7 7 7
Av COST & "IT, AT, [G EXCJ 7.34- 21 UNrEPORTED .6- 2 10
AV COST & VT. FOR 7K(I" I ) 7.25- 2 UNREPORTED 7,4- 22 8.- 199,
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (bUU-ou(f-) CH ICE
'MEDIUM
;CO.MN .2 5- 5.50
STEERS ('900-1100rf) CHoICE "
GSoo 6.75- 8.25
MEDIUM 5.50- 3.75
COMMON 4.25- 5.50
STEERS (I 100-1300,-) CHOICE - -
GOOD 6.75- 8.50
MEDIUM 5. 50- 3.75
STEERS (1300-150,,-). CHO.ICE - -
GOOD-nn Z.
HEIFERS (550-.I 50') oCE :
MEDIUM
COMMON '
Cows. CHOICE
GOOD 4.- 4 Q-
COM-MED Q, uu 4.oU
Low CUT- 00- 00
BULLS(YRLG EXCL GD-CH EEF) - -
COTQ- 4.D-' 3.00- 3.75
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH - -
MEDIUM - -
CULL-COr.M - -
CALVES (25050500) 0 GD-CH
OCOM-'MED 3 *2.13
FOR & STKR CATTL ,\ND CALVES:
STEERS (.u(00-u. ) -H ..- -H
STEERS (800- 050) CH - -
0 I-M ED - -
HEI FERS GD-CH -
COM-MED - -
Cows Gn-CH - -
CALVES (STEERS) CP-H 7.00- 8.00
MEcIUM 5.75- 7.00
SLAUGHTER SHEE~ AND LAMBS:


5 7
6.25- 7p5 .500- .20
1 0.25-11.0 9.25-1 0.25
8.50-l0.25 7.75- 9.25
7.50- 8.50 3.5 7.5
6.25 7.50 5.0 s.50
I 00- 0.75 9.25-IO.

I1.0Q IQ:.7 .00-0.00



3:5 :7

.-5.00- 6.
..5,- ,: --







3. .5 325- 7.75


7 75- 9.50
3.75- 7.75


6 75- 7.75
9,50-10.25





* 5


LAMBS: (9'[ UN) (-D-O-H .
(91- no-) ED-CH - -
(ALL YT) COMN - -
YRLG ETHER9ArJI | ,) MED-CH - -
EWES -1 2 MEP-OH - -
20- ) MED-OH - -
LL CULL-COM
FEEnINP SHEE" AND LAM;S (RANGE STOCK):
" ErINGI LAMBS ( -- 7 -) --UH -
SMEDIUM - -


3/1"6/3i E9
3?b' Fo M


7.25-
6.0 -


8:5
9.0
7, 0

H.


3. 75-
5.25-
5 ^-
3? -


8.50 6.75-
6.75 6.0-
7.0 5.5Q-
.60 3.5U-
.20 .


7.65- 8.25
3.50- 7.35


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


8899 00680 9ZIl

VCnimO- 40 AIIsH:AINn


8.85
7.00
8.00




,

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AR IC ILT'IRE
BUREAU OF AG4RI CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE-VS SEV I CE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-220S.


DAILY LIVESTOCK R'ARKET..REPORT TUESDAY MARCH 17, 1931.
TODAY'I ESTIMATED RECEIPT-S OF.LIVESTOCK AT.ELEVEN MARKETS.


(1l.;.00 A. M.CENTRAL TIME.)'..


.CATTLE


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
C ICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OM AHA
0KkAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST, JOSEPH
ST. "AUL
W' CH I TA
DENVER


. 900
5,000
5, 500
3,200
6,500
600
2,000
2,300.
400
... 600


CALVESS

400
300
2,000
1,800
500
200

2,500
200
.50


*HOGS SHEEP

800 -,700
5,000 I10 n000oo
21,000 "15,000
13,000 1,500
12,50D 1 I -,0
1 500 100
S7,000. 3,000
4,000 .,000
S9,500 700
2,000 .. 700
2,500": 5,400


tL II MARKETS 28,0n00. 8,250 -. 78,800 55,100 *AP-.r1oxrMATE NUMBER OF
WEEK AGO,11 MARKETS 34,400 9,600 *73,400 74,300 DI-RFCT'AND THoU HOGS
)ATE TH'-IS 'VEEK l'0,900 19,350. 220,6t0-- 144,500 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
SERIOD LAST.-lEEK 77,600 .7i700 142,2P00- 46,100 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT 'V.RTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND n"ACKER PURCHASES, MONDAYY. MARCH 16; 1931.


ACTUAL RECEI 'ITS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT."WORTH ACTUAL,TUED ,AV, WK AGPO
FT.W' RTH ACTUAL,TUiESDAY, YR AGO


CATTLE .
3, 1'55


2,080
1.,25


CALVES .HOGS
6.5.6 ..:f',182


.745 1,30.
..28"9: 4] 5


c'. -ml f-u 1%fni/ \V.*- KAADMO 1 .7'


FORI-U I .OT:-< LIVLESTOCK IUU "ARKET\ I- T ESyr'U~ A" :o .
(BASED ON !4Ai"KET CONDITIONS. AND SALES .REPORTED U0 .TO .:00 F.M.)
CATTLE: VERY SHOOT 'RECEI.'TS OF. CATTLE HERE 'T(O'AY ATTRACTED 'A GOOD .DEMAND- ON
SLAUGHTER ACCOUNT AND.. ULK OF THE -SUPP'LY CLEAR )* DUnRING EARLY. ROUNDS
AT FIRM, OR HIGHER PRI.C.ES. BUTCHER-AND' DEEP OWS FILED STRO'NG'TO AROUND 15 CENTS
HIGHER AND FULLY STEADY PRICES 'WERE PAID' FOR'SL.AUGHTER STEERS AND YEARNINGS. -OTHER
CLASSES OF CATTLE-WE-RE ALMOST TOO SCARCE TO 'ERMTT--A'FAIR. TESt'OF VALUES. YARD
ESTIMATES CALLED. FOR TOTALS OF ONLY 900 CATTLE. .A#D 400 CALVES.
SALES OF'SL.AGHTR ST.ER..WE'EREREPORT'ED FROM.'5,50 TO $7.0 FAIRLY
GoO'F OED Q'n es-'GEL.LI I 'fi '_ e..f..t,.CE.. s.. ..WER. .E I ,THE
$6.00 RANGE. ONE LOAr OF VEnY COOD FED YEAR ND *'H. SA'eS
OF THESE LITTLE..CATTLE RAGED N'OWNWAL.7 FROM ~7. 5, INCLUDI.NG- SO'TS OF rLAl-N BUTCHER
_HEIFERS-UN.SU D.E $5.50. '* ... ... ,
S"THE PEST- FAT; COWS SHOWN *W'EE 'bl .IVE-- tJS, NEArLY.A. CARLOT., THAT DROUGHT'
$5.25. BUTCH Ef CO"!S' *FOU 'U AN OUTLET 'USUALLY' AROUND ;)3.50' AND LOW-CUTTpi SORTS WERE'.
LISTED FROM A2.25 TO $2.75, STRONG 'WEI.,3HTS U' TnO THE LATTER P1I'CE.. ..NO.STRAlIGHT
CARLOTS OF 3ULLS WERE RECEIVED AND VERY FEW.' SOr.-TS OF THIS CLASS WENE tI NOLUDE'D IN
SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLE. THE MARKET APPEARED NO6f'IAL, WITH SAUSAGEE DULLS LISTED
FROM AROUND $3.00 TO.,3.50. '- ..... . '
S. TE PRONOUNCED SCARCITY OF STOCK CAtTE AND CALVES'PREVENTEp.ANYTHING
LIKE A FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN THE TRADE ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT. GOD TO-CHOI.E STOCK
STEER YEARLINGS OHAVE,3DEEN S'LLI.NG-AROUND $7,25 To $7.75 AND ..SOME DEMAND STILL EXISTS
FOR SUCH CATTLE AT THESEE COST FIGURES. .. '"" .
.SLAUGHTER :.ALVES SCORED; ADV AVAMdEF A30UT 25 CENTS AND THE SHORT
QECEt'PTS MADE A GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE'. i: 0M.E'LOA-OF' .GOOD"E -AVI S SOLD .AT. 7..5, THESE
CALVES AVERAGING AROUND 350 iOUNDS. OTHER WEIGHT AVERAG.ES PRO.nUCED'A SERIES' OF -
SALES FROCM-$7.00 .-OWN, INCLUDING.. CULL SORTS.FROM 43.25 TO $3.75.
HOQ A'oOUT. 300: HOG.SARRI.VED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE "RE'CEI PT&-- N.CLUDED1
S I6'HEAD :DIRF .C' T". PACKERS, ADDUT 460TTRUCK HOGS AND TWO LOADS OF
RAIL HOGS FO-, THE OPEN MARKET.
A LITTLE STRENGTH WAS. REPORTED "IN HOG PRICES.ELSEWHERE DUT -EARLY DIDS
ON LOCAL TRUCK 'H'GS RULED (0. CENTS.LOWE-. PRICES PAIp FOR TRUCK I-OdS APPEARED
A TRIFLE WEAK, AND THE TWO LOADS* OF RAIL HOGS.SO.LD.FULLY 10 CENTS HIGHER. THE DAY I
TOP OF $7.70 WAS3 PAID DY PACKERS FOR THE TWO LOADS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE. 185 AND 24
POUND RAtL.HOGS. 'A FEW LOTS OF J3OD TO CHOICE TRUCK HOS' SOLD UP TO $7.35 AND OTHER
SALES OF 170 .TO 240 POUND *T.RUC'K HOG'S WERE REPORTED AT $.7.20 AND 67.25. A FEW .OOD' .:
TO 300 POUND) T-UCK' HOGS 'D(ROUG'-T .7.00. BACKING S.OWS .MOVED ;FROM ,5.50 TO $6.00, On
STEADY. ,
SHE'_ ; ... RECEIPTS OF SHEEP AND LAM3S HEERE "TQDAY WERE ESTIMATED AT J,700 HEAD.
STNELVE OFCKS ARRIVED DY RAIL, THESE CONSISTING MOSTLY OF SHORN FAT
AND FEEDER LAMOS AND FAT YEARLjNGS AND WETHERS. 'A GOOD STRONG DEMAND EXI STED FOR
FAT LAMDS. AND ALL'.KILL.ING CLASSES SOLD FULLY STEADY. FEEDER LAMD PRICES' ULED
25 CENTS OR MORE LOWER., GOOD SHORN FAT LAMOS SOLD MOSTLY AT $7.00 'AND THE LESS
.?ESIRA3LE FAT LAMDS WERGE REPORTED AT $6.50. GOOD F'AT YEARLINGS DROUGHT $6.00 AND
0IORN .TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD UP TO $5.50. oSOPME MIXED YEARLINGS AND WETHERS
WERE ALSO -REPORqTED AT $5o50. THE BETTER GRADES. OF AGED FAT WETHERS LANDED AT $4.00.
SHORN FEEDER.LAMDS MOVED OUT FROM $4.00 TO.,$4.50 AND FLESHY SHORN FEEDER LAMDS SOLD
UP TO $5.00..


3/17/31 EB:
1:00 7. M.


(SEE OTHER SIDE)


-DEPOSITORY
'I L0STH


HOLDO'VER'


:-8,0.oo:



*

- '


TOfA
ONE
To D
SAME


I HRU,

0MOU


HOGS.


2 0
4,000





I,000


S'IEEP
..6,294
.--2,,r04
: 3' 496

S2 482
,I 038


r'r-.77--i-r9f


17


i -


.







RAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND lJOTA',TIONS TUESDAY MARCH 17, 1931.

CHICAGO MARKET -- I :50 A.M.
CATTLE: COMMON A') MEDIUM STNG IN RUNMEDIU ST OMNATIEDIUM GRADE OFFR-
INGS SELLING 8.5 -,'NNWARD NOT MUCH HEnE GI DL T DETTE. THAN 9.u'
ONLY FEW LOA-S HELD AT .',.S UPWA-'D MOST EARLY SALES yo. TO 8.; R REPLACEMENT
CATTLE AGAIN CACE, DE,'IAND FAIRLY 3ROAANDNAI MARKET STRONG; MOST STO9KERS AND FEEDER
.50 Tn ,97.5 LIGHT MIXED AND HEIFER YEARLINGS ALSO LIGHT DUTCHER HEIFES EIM TO
SHADE HIGHER; OUTLET CONTINUING DRQAD FOR YEARLING HEIFERS AT $7.25 TO.,$5 'U A or
BETTER FAT COWS STEADY, MOSTLY -'-.75 TO $.25; CUTTERS FIRM, MOSTLY o. T $r.00
qULLS STRONG -UT HEAVY S.AUSAIE OFF RINGS AGAIN UP TP T '-.75; TALKING 25 TO bD CENTS
LOWER ON VEALERS WITH REST AROUND U 8.50 AND 3ULK AT $.00 TOr $7.50.
HOGS: MARKET STEAV'Y T" I0 CENTS HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S AVE"AGE, SLOW AT ADVANCE,
SOME )IDS LOWER; PACKING SOWS -A"OUND STEAnY, QO rP TO CHOICE 40 TO ;-'
88.15 TO ,,8.o25. TOP 3.30' 220 TO 250 $7.60 To $8.00; 260 TO. 32:0, $7.15 TO $7.60;
PIGS LARGELY 7,.?5 TO $.7.75; PACKING SOWS 6.25 T $6.50; SMOoTH sOnTS TO $8.60 AND
A.,O V E : .. . . .
SHEEP: FAT LAM3S ACTIVE STRONG TO UNEVENLY HIGHER THA MONDAY'S AVE7AgE- OTH-ER
CLASSES UNCHANGED; SEVERAL LOADS CHOICE 8 T9 LAMOS- EAgLY A.25N.D
$S.35, TO OUTSIDERS; SME H EL H I GHER; FEW TO PAKE 8.75 TO $ 25C, A.ND 9OUr
WEIGHTS AT INS1DOE--' PE; CLIPPED LAMDS ~ 7.' TO ~8., FEW'NATIVE EWES To ,5.
k ANSAS CITY MARKET--II:00 A.M.. :
CATTLE: MOST KILLING CLASSES CATTLE OPENING STEADY, RATHER SLOW ON" FED STEEDS AND
BETTER KINDS.AF LIGHT. YEARLINGS, FAIRLY ROAD DEMAND FOR LOW PRICED HEIFE,7'
SELLING DOWNWARD' FROM l 7.0; DULLS STEADY ..TO S-TRO.NG; VEALERS AND CA6 EB FULLYAgTEADY.
TOCKERS AND FEEDERS F RM'; 6ULK FED STEEDS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND UQ TO $ *.0.
EARLY TOP L IG W lGHT ,ES Q2.00(, CHO CE HEAVY STEEDS HELD ARUN,, BULK
3DTCHER GOWS $eN.23 TO $ 5 MEDIUMM : DULLS OF DESIRABLE WEIGHT w 7 .TQ t.y4. OST
VEALERS 47.00 :qOWN..TOP 0. SEVERAL LOAD STOCKERS AND FEEDERS 6.b TO .00,
TWO LOADS AROUND 5) YEARLING STOCKERS .035 O .
HGS: FAI ., ACTI STRONG TT I O ENTS H ANM Dy S .RAGE 6P75
m 6 TO n S7 RALE L nT'O2 b TO 0 oTO524o7^ .
Tn, $7.55 10 To IG' 1 .3 TO $7 7u. FACKING ~Ows $6.25 To $6.65; STOCK PIGS.
STEXDY, $6.7 TO 9 a7.50.
SHEEP: OPE JG'"SALES LAMDS TO SHIPPERS AROUND 25 CENTS HIGHER, 88 TO 93# AVERAGES
9 9. .. NO EARLY SALES TO PACKERS .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST. LOUIS).MARKET--10:00 A.M.,
CATTLE: OPENING STEER.TRADE MODERATELY ACTIVE AT STEADY TO STRONG PRICES; SUPPLY.
LIGHT; JAMIX YEARLINGS, HEIFERS AND COWS STUFF S EA Y TO STRONG* 3ULLS
UNCHANGED; DEALERS 25 CENTS LOWER. GQOD AND CHOICE KINDS S.O. EARLY SALES OF
SEE__S $6 5.25 .8 .40. TOP HEIFER-o19A. 5. Cows $-.(0 TO 5.50, LARGELY; LOW-CUTTERS
F.,. F TO .3.2o. TOP SAUSAGE DULLS '
HOGS: MARKET MOStLYASTEADY WITH. EST TLME.DAX OR G Q _0 CR--N ILG ER TH7
AVERAGE; TOP *.t DULK LY To. 22f )UO TO *Ai I 5T- TO5 ToD: ,' N?7..75 TO
3.00. FO 270 TO 30 7.40 TO $7.60;; .ETTER I 0 TO I-3' 1 $7.25 TO 7.85; "SOWS
,6.35 TO $6.60 : .
SHEEP: SLOW, 0-) LOTS CHOICE WOOLED LAM.DS TO CITY 'UTCHERS STEADY AT $9.00.' No.
ACTION ON PARPT "F PACKERS; INDICATIONS STEADY ON SHEEP.
.FORT0 WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
ULU: -- ULUSEULuSE ULub-
HoGs:4@(AT@8 u'1 s9eEubMB)
RT 40-6 1 G0-H $ .50- 7.45 $ 8 10-. 825 7. 0- 7.70 $ 7 75- 8 5
MEL T 4 _' 2 '- H M 7- 7 .0.' 5 8 7.

Hvy ".VT 50-0-H 7 7. 0 7. 7.2 E 77.75
LAUGHTER IGS D5 .
FKG( 0 TKSOLS 1LES 7D2-_R -: I ;.""
AVCoUGT 'CT NL. xL 7AN28-~2V 776E2R
SLAUGHTER BATTLE, .ALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (bUI .0i )) -(HMOIOE-

STEERS (90-I10G) CHOICE - -
0 Goo 2
MEDIUM .
COMMON. 425- 5.50
STEERS (| 100-1300,-) CHOICE. -.--c-t

STEEnS (1300-1500,,) CHOIC - -..
GOOD -- -
HEIFERS (H550-85Q) CHOICE
S GOOD .50- 7.50
MEDIUM 5.5
COMMON 3.50- 4.25
COWS UH ICE ,- - -
GOOD -1'H()(J- b )U "
QOM- D 3.
Lgw-Low uT-. 2.25- 3.25
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-OH BEEF - -
S.CUT-ECOM-ME- E 3.00- 3.75
VEALERS (MILK-FED) D-0H. -..- -
MEDIUM - -. -
CULL-COM -- -
CALVES (250-50.1) CO-CH D ,50- 7..
S COM-MED 3<25-- 5.:b50
FDR &.STKR CATT. AND CALVES:
STEERS (bU'.'-'f,-') UD-CH - -
COM--ED
STEERS (000-"-05-) 00-CH -- -
COM-MED - -
Cows m GD-0H -
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) oG--CH 7.,M 8:.
SLAUGHTER SHEE. AND LAMBS:
LAMDS (LT UN) GD-OH .Q .

YRLG 'THE" 0-10;'.) M-MO - -
EWES 90- MED-H - -
20 MED-CH - -
LL CULL-COM - -
FEEDING SHEEF AND L.'IBS (RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAM.DS (51 o ) UD-UH - -
MEDIUM - -


. II




, A





7.25- 8.50
". 5


9:75-
1i


8. 6.50-8.00

5. OF.
pMa 5.
A .
1( 9
b *


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Ar
3.&


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3/17/31 EB
2:15 1. M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


9969 00690 9Z1

V Oi7o 4 i30 AIlSuAINn





1-"


. FORT "IORTH, TEXAS


DA I LY L'IVEhTOCK ARkET REPORT WEDN E;DAY


TODAY-'s E qT'l*MATED'RECEITS OF LIVESYTCK
(1 1:00 A.,M.CENTRAL TIME):


' CATTLE CALVES


FORT WORTH "
KANSAS C I.TY .
CHICAGO
NATIONAL, STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
St.OUX C 0TY .
-:ST. JOSEPH
ST. FAUL "
WICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I MARKETS
To- DATE THIS WEEK
SAME FERIIOb LAST 'VEEK,
.**TODAY 'S" ESTIMATED
189 CATTLE ON TH-U


1 ,700*
3,500
7,000
2,600
4,000
700
2,000
I ,500
2,800
800.
.600'
27,200
.33,000
1 30,100
I .0,600 -
REC.ElPTS OF
I31LLI ;G AT


Hr


go
300 i
2,000 '
SI ,200 10C
*300 "14
'200 1
.100 -13
300 5
3,200 3:
500 .1
..75 *
8,875 83
9 7.50 79
28, 25 304
27,450 2241
.CATTLE INCL,
FORT WORTH..


)GS
.700
5., 500
),000
4 .000
,500
3,000
),500.
3,500.
,900'
.900'.
3,500
S,500.
, 100.
,700 o
)DE:


TELEPHONE:6-2209.

- MARCH 18. '1931.


AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


S)4EEP. FI~YLbOVEfl


HOGS
DI RECT*THRU*


5,500 *18
9,000G 770
11 ;000 6,000 3,000
1,000 200 I ,Cr)
12 ,000
1.00 280
3,500
3,000
I ,500
.500 600
8,000.
55,1 00:*.-A-'RO.XIMATE NUMBER OF
-54 ,400DI RSCT AND THRU HOGS
1.99,6.00 ..NCL-UDED IN THE DAY' S
200,500 -STIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENT -AND BACKER PURCHASES. TUESDAY. '.4ARCH


ACTUAL RECETPT.S.
TOTAL SHIPMENT
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.WORTH ACTUAL WEDNESDAYAY ,'K Aco
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,WEDNESDAY,YR AGO
: o


" CATTLE
* 1 27.7
774
57'3

1,669
1,304


CALVES
-470
'297
278

495
356


-HOGS' +
958.
806.

S 959:
I ,074.


17. 1931.


* I-EEP
2.:390
. ( 457
0 658

.3,735
3,346


FORT 'ORTH.'LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAYY MARCH 18, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP.TO. 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: Most CLASSES OF-CATTL I'HERE' TODAY"MOVEDFREELY AT-STEADY TO STRONG
l, ICES ANp SEvRAL ,A, OF GOg G T ATL INGS REFLECTED ADVANCES OF
A"riUNOD "5'6tS". .A LI T '-SETENt WAs .O rVED'" N Li. UGHTt TaS ,.ANi.XGOW S''-'oUT
NOT ENOUGH TO BE"QUOTE:'AT AN.Y CLEAR-CUT-AdVANCE. SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS,AND STEERS
FORMED DULK OF*THE".DAY'~ CATTLE SUPPL-Y 'POSTED AT -ONLY 1:,700 HEAD
SEVERAL SAL."ES OF FAT YEARLINGS,. IN ICARLOTS, Wqlt REPORTED AT $685,
700,. $7.50, $70.' AND $S 00.' GOOD GRADES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE SOLD IN THE'
$7.00'RANGE AND[;OFF-QUALITY BUTCHER HEIFERS WERE LISTED USUALLY UNQER $5.50. FED
YEARLINGS AT' $ 7..0..'WERE HEAVY HEIFERS. AND THE .r)AY:V' TOP OF .8..00 W-AS PAID FOR MIXED
STEERS.AND-HEIFERS* BUSINESS IN SLAUGHTER STEERS CONSISTED LARGELY OF CARLOT TRANS-
ACTIONS AT $5.00, $63.00 AND. $6..5' TWO' LOADS OF FED CATTLE .SELLING AT THE LATTER
PRICE. THE SLAUGHTER .TE'ERS AT' 5.OO WERE-MEXIC'N ..TYPES SIMILAR TO OFFERINGS THAT
MOVED. AROUND $4.25 To $4,50. ADOUT .TWO WEEKS AGO.' .
: "A'FEW GOOD FAT COWS CHANGED HANdS.'FROM $4.50 T $5.00 AND.ONE LOAD
MOVED AT $4.35' SBUTC'-IER COWS WERE REPORTED l'Q:.A SERIES' OiSALES FROM'$3.25 TO
!-3,75 AND LOW-CUTTER' SORTS BROUGHT T $2.25 TO $2.75, -SiRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER
PRICE. A LIMI'~ED DEM.AN'D FOR COMMON BUTCHER COWS AND CUTTER'Y GRADE'S WAS PROVIDED ON
ORDER ACCOUNT. BULLS ,'lERE IN VERY .LIGHT SUP'PLYO,QNL.Y A.FEW' HEAD' DEING RECEIVED IN
SHIPMENTS OF MI-X.ED BUTCHER CATTLEe . .
THE STOCKERR MARKET WAS POORLY TESTED'. OWINO TO" SqARCITY OF CATTLE
.AND CALVES SU ITA.LE FOt PASTURE AND FEEDLOT. ONE. LQAD. OR. GOOD--STOCK STEER CALVES
DROUGHT A STEADY PR-ICE OF $750 ,.
PRl CEq F(1R SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED -5' TO 50 .CENTTS HIGHER AND THE
SHORT ECEIPTS OF :THIS CLASS MADE A GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE DURING MORNING: ROUNDS AT
THE ADVANCES.* THREE OR FOUR SALES OF GOOD HEAVY.BRAHMA CALVES'WERE'MADE FROM $7.00
TO .7.5t AND OTHER WVEIGCTTY AVERAGES OF LESS:ATTRA.QTIVE*G.RADES SOLD .FROM AROUND
$6.50 DObWNWARD, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.


HOG : RF. CEIPTS
FORENOON
TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD


OF HOGS HERE .TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARL-V .AT 700 HEAD.
ARRIVALS INCLUDED 18.1 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ArDOUT 220
AND A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET'.


STEADY TO HIGHER PRICES WERE-REPORTED AT OTHER' MARKETS AND LIGMT
SUPPLIES ON THE.LOCAL MARKET MOVED EARLY AT UNEVENLY.HIGHER PRICES. RAIL'HOGS
SOLD 5 TO 10 CENTS HIGHER AN'D TRUCK HOG. PRICES RANGED FROM I TO 40 CENTS HIGHER,
.WITH THE FULL ADVANCE PAID TOWARD -THE CLOSE. THE DAYS TOPI, *7.*7, WAS PAID IN
DOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS'OF THE TRADE. -A LOAD OF GOOD 17-8-PUNn RAIL HOGS
DROUGHT' 7.75 AND A PART LOAD OF GOOD MEDIUM :WEIGHTS SOLD AT. THE'SAME PRICE. GOOD
TRUCK HOGSSOLD EARLY AT $67.50 AND MO ST OF. THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 240-POUND
TRUCK HOGS. WERE LATER REPORTED FROM $7.50 TO $7.65,.WI/TH A FEW UP TO $7.75.. PACKING
SOWS RULED STEADY TO .P. CENTS .HIGHER,. PRICES RANGING FROM $5.75 TO $6.25.

SHEEP: LIBERAL SUPPLIES.OF SHEEP AND LAM.S HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED 'AT 5,500
HEAD, CONSISTED MOSTLY OF SHO.RN SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS. THI.RTY-.SIX DECKS:
ARRIVED- Y RAIL AND A:QOUND TWO-THIRDS OF THIS GU2'LY CONSISTED OF GOOD FAT LAMDS.
SALESMEN ANTICIPATED ,HIt-E5 PRICES- 'AND THE TRADE PROVED VER Y *SLO'V." FACKERS'PLACED
STEADY DIDS ON ALL SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS AND BROUGHT ;-ULK Of-. THE .SUP'PLI ES DURING THE
NOON HOUR ON THIS DASIS. SEVERAL DECKS OF GOOD SHORN FAT LAMOS DROUGHT'$7.00 AND
ONE OR TWO DECKS OF MEODUM GRADE'SHO,7N FAT LAMfS ,SOLD AT $6.50. SORTS OF.GO000D SHORN
.FAT YEARLINGS MOVED; AT ori.00 AND 2--YEAROLD FAT WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT'$5.25 AND
.$5.50..; THE BETTER "qAPES OF AGED FAT WETHERS BROUGHT $4.00. FEEDER LAMBS AND
Cq'IMON SORTS FROM SHIPMENTS OF FAT'LAMOS MOVED OUT F.ROM S409-e--- 4450 ..
3/10 31 RP .. -- : "
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE






CAGE :2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK !HAKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-- 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: SHIPPERS FAIRLY ACTIVE, BUYINGG GOOD AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS
------ STRONG TQO 2 H,-, L. HGHER" COMMON AND MEDIUM GRADES STEADY. EARLY Tfi WEIGHTY
STEERS AND YEARLING.S $r0.UU, SOME HELD HIGHER; LARGELY A STEER RUN WITH $77 U TO
9.9.25 KINDS PREDOMINATING; FAIRLY LIBERAL SUPPLY HERE OF VALUE TO SELL AT $8.50 TO
9..5; PRACTICALLY ALL BETTER GRADES FULLY 250 OVER MONDAY,RG.ME SHOWING MORE AD-
VANCE; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS AGAIN SCARCE, FIRM AT $5.50 TO $7.50; MEATY 900-,.OFFER-
INGS LATE TUESDAY UP TO $8.25; SHE-STOCK FIRM TO A SHADE HIGHER; BUTCHER HEIFERS AND
HEIFER AND MIXED YEARLINGS SELLING ACTIVELY IN IN TANCES 250 'HIGHER; OULLS STEADY,
CAREC; DEALERS o5 TO "0 LOWER MOSTLY $7.00 TO 17.50 WITH SPRINKLING DETTER
RADE8 $ .00 TO S8.50, FEW $9.00.
WOGS: MARKET VERY SLOW, MOSTLY STEADY TO |0 HIGHER THAN TUESDAyIS AVERAGE'
PACKING O OND 10- HIHERGOOD CH E. 140 TO 10 8.15 3
tOP $8*35;" A20 TO. _:5 TO 8 ; 20 TO .3 O $7.6 ; 5HO.ICE 33 .
PIGS SCARCE, FEWV $7.? TO $8.00, PLAIN KINDS DOWN TS P.50; ACKING SOWS MOSTLY
6.40 TO $6.O0, SMOOTH 'SORTS TO $6.65.
SHEEP; MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE TO OUTSIDERS, STRONG TO. 25( HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S
AVERAGE; ADVANCE ON FAT LAMOS; 'EARLY -ULK GOOD AND CHOICE GRADES $9.00 TO
$9.35, SEVERAL LOADS $9 40 TO 985 TO CITY UTCHERS; A'IOUN'D 984 LAMDS HELD AT
V9.25, FAT EWES MOSTLY $4.50 TO 5.00. .
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I:0 A.M.
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE FAIRLY ACTIVE', STEADY TO ?5(t HiGHER, INDETWEEN
GRADE STEERS AND LIGHT YEA.RLiNGS UP MOST; DULLS STRONG TO .25 0 HIGHER;
VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY TO."'EAK; STO.CKER8 AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FIRM; DULK FED
STEERS AROUND 700 TO 8.50, CHOICE AROUND 1200# STEERS HELD AROUND $9..50; .MOST
Y5.254 STRONG WEIGHT MEDIUM DULLS UP TO $4.25: ULK DEALERS 7. DOWN, TOP O.;
FEW LOADS STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $3.75 TO )7.75.
HOGS! UNEVEN, FAIRLY ACTIVE ON 250, -DOWN TO SHIPPERS, STRONG TO MOSTLY 10O
H|1HER THAN TUESDAYIS AVERAGE; HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW; .IG PACKERS TALKING
LOWER; TOP $7.85 ON 70 TO 20 DESIRAnLE 150 TO 250- MOSTLY $7.65 TO 7.85,, FEW
260 TO 335# EAhRY A7.25 To 7.6; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $6,40 TO $6.75; STOCK PIGS 10
TO 15; HIGHER, 7.00 TO S7.65..
SHEEP: OfENING SALES LAMDS STEADY TO I",EAK; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; DESIRABLE
WEIGHT COOLEDD LAMDS TO PACKERS AND SHIPPERS $9.00, SHIPPERS $8.10, 57 TO
6'# NATIVE SPRING LAM3S I.2'.0. $
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST,LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER OFFERINGS OF MODERATE TO LIGHT VOLUME, MOSTLY GOOD STEERS ON SALE,
EARLY SALES FULLY STEADY; MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS AND BULLS STRONG; COW
STUFF STEADY; VEAERS 20 LOWER WITH GOOD AND CHOICE $9.7b; SEVERAL LOADS OF
TSEER8 STEADY AT 6.50 T $0.25; FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS LARGELY $7.50 TO
8o.5; cows $4.50 TO $5.0; LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 TO $3.25; SAUSAGE DULLS UPWARD TO
$4.60, 3EST QUOTA-LE AT ;s4.. .
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, STRONG TO MOSTLY 100 HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; LITTLE
---- ACTION ON WEIGHTY ,UTCHERS; PIGS AND ',OWS A30UT STEADY; OULK 150 TO 230
WEIGHTS $8,00 TO $,.13, FEW LOADS ,8.20 EXTREME TO" 8.25 ON SHORT LQAD "~IME
AROUND 2(O. WEIGHTS;. SMALL LOTS TO 250 ,, $7.75 TO $7.90; BETTER I UU TO 140- $7.25
To 7.85; sows MOSTLY 6.40 TO.r6.50.
SHEEP: SLOW, NO GOOD TO CHOICE LAMDS SOLD, PACKERS TALKING LOWER; PART LOAD
MEDIUM TO GOOD CLIPPED LAMDS TO CITY BUTCHERS ADOUT STEADY AT 8.U0; IN-
DliCATIONS STEADY ON THROWOUTS AND SHEEP.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
.. .. CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGUUS: SOFT OR- ILY HOGS AND.
-== ROASTING PIG. "XCLUDED
LT LT 4D-I
LT WT T

HVY WT 250-29- GD-C
290-350 Gor-C
PKG Sows 275-50Q 5 MED--
S.AUGHTER rlGS,(' 3)GP -C
FoR &STKR 'IGS(O-h 30G) GoD-C
AV COST & WT.TUES. (PIGS EXCL


8 6.7 -


7.00.
5,75-

S7.32-


SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:-


STEERS (b ,'-yW ,) CHOICE -
MEDIUM
r nOMMON 4.-
STEERS (900-110q0) CHQICE, .-0-..
GOOD 700- "
MEDIUM 5.7-
.. ,.OM.ON 4. 50- !
STEERS (11.00-1300O) 4HOICE
MEDIUM 5.
STEERS (1300-1 500) CHICCE -
HEIFERS (550-850-) CHQ ICE -
S 800D 5.75-
MEDiUM 4.50-
COMMON 3.75-
Cows: HQICE -
S -GOOD 4. -
COM-MED -
OW CT'U 2.5-
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) 2D-0CH'EEF - H
S, UUT-COM-D 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) .ULGD-T[H - -
MEDI UM -
UL M
CALVES (250-50)r) U _.CH H ::
*R & M-%ED 3.25- (
FDR & SThR QATTLE.AND CALVES:
STEERS ,(',lU--UUU.) Mu-UH -
COM-MED -
STEERS (800-1I050Q') GD-CH -
COM-MED - *
HEIFERS: GD-H -
COM-MED -
cows: CO DH
CALVES (STEERS) GGDO-CH :- :
'4EDIUM .75-
SLAUGHTER SHEE' AND LAMBS:
LAMOS: (9 L DN) TD-OCH 7.00-
MEDIUM .25--
I-I 0oo0 MED---
ALL M) OMMIN --
YRLG WET ES* li! O)ED-nH -
EWES: I0-f') MED-CH -
120-15) MED-CH -
ALL WTS' ULL -COM -
FEEDING S EEP AND LAMSS (RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAMS (50-75,) GD-CH -
MEDIUM -
'. ,'3 RP
" -,, P,,M.


7.60 $ 8.,0- .30'$ 7.- 7.75 $ 7.7- 8.20o
7.7 8 .35 8. 825

770 7,5- 7.75 725 77 750- 8. 00
7.55 .7..10- 7.50 7,0-. 7,40 4 7,25- 7,70
6.25
S*- - 6.90- 7*65, .7.00-
208 7.6- 236# 7.48-'24# 7.89- 20
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NOES SERVICE


223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH. TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY MARCH 19, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS'OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER


HOGS
DI RECT*.THRU'"


FORT WORTH
KANSAS ITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
' OCH I TA "
DENVER


1,400
2,500
8,000
2,000
3,000
"800
3i500
, 700
2, 200
.300
1.000


400
500
-3,000-
',000
200
200'
'100
400
I ,800
.100
100


800
3,000
23,000
9,000
17,000
I ,000
13,000.
3,000-
7,000
1,800
2.300'


TOTAL. II MARKETS 26400 7,800. 80,900 4.
ONE WEEK AGO, I MARKETS 20i300 6,075 80,700 55
To DATE THIS WEEK -.156,500 36,025 385,000 245
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 130,900 33,525 302,500 256
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS INCLUDE 1,350 SHEEP ON .
*THROUGH BILLING AT FORT WORTH,


4,000**
5,000
[4,000
I,000
12,000
. 100
"2,000'
"1,*000
'. 800
'*800
4,.800


3',.500
,700
:,I00
,200


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES. WED


6,000


.287 160
70 .
5,000
200 800


700".(


-4'-'--


APPROXIMATEE NUMBER OF
DI.tCT ANq THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAY*-S
ESTIMATED .RECE! PTS.


)NESDAY, MAR. 18, "[931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,THURqDAY,


CATTLE CALVES HOGS
I ,947 460 537
.397 I 160 --
.905 419 448

WK Aco 1,478 237 [,026
YR AGO. 1 ,31:4 496 989


FORT 'VORTH LIVESTOCK MAF ET THURSDAY MARCH 19, 1931.
(BASED ON;' MARKET. CNDITI'ONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO .1:00 P.M.')

CATTLE: VERY SHORT RECEIPTS OF, CATTLE AND CALVES WERE PORTED FOR TODAY'S
E LOCAL TRADE AND A GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE WAS MADE .IN MOST DIVISIONS
OF THE TRADE AT PRICES -TH.I ,WERE ;FUL-L'Y,..'ST,YEAQY, ;. -SLAQGHT&R- TERWRS ANIQ 'YEARkI.NG'.-";
FORMED'BULK OF THE DAY rd"SUWPLY V,: -UT 'F OERIN'S '.'NCL'.'IEO SEVERAL' L'O'ADS OF" "TOCER
AND FEEDER STEERS. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR TOTALS OF ONLY 1,400 CATTLE AND 400
CALVES* .
CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPbRTED AT $6.00, $6.50 AND .
$7.00. ONE LOAD OF FAIRLY GOOD FED STEERS-BROUGHT $7.00'.AND A 2-CAR SHIPMENT .
CHANGED HANDS AT $350.. THE MARKET FOR FAT YEARLINGS WAS FEATURED 'BY A TOP. OF,
$8.40, THIS PRICE PAID FOR A PART LOAD OF TIDY LITTLE'CATTLE. NEARLY.A LOAD SOLD..
AT $8.25 AND A FEW SMALL LOTS WERE ALSO REPORTED AT THIS PRICE.- .ABOUT-THREE CARS
OF VERY GOOD FED YEARLI NGS BROUGHT THE EVEN., MONEY,.$8.00, AND OTHER SALES WERE MADE
AT $7.75, $7.50 AND LESS. YEARLING QUALITY WAS MORE ATTRACTIVEtHAN IN ANY. OTHER
DIVISION OF THE MARKET. BUTCHER HEIFERS OF,*PLAINER GRADES, USUALLY SORTS..FROM
MIXED SHIPMENTS, RANGED UNDER $5.50.
A FEW GOOD FAT COWS MOVED.AT $5.35 AND SMALL LOTS SOLD FROM $4.50
TO $5.00. BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $3.25 TO $3.75 AND LOW-CUTTER. SORTS,
WHICH HAVE' BECOME SCARCE IN LOCAL R CEIPTS,' ARE LISTED FROM $2.25 TO $2.75, STRONG,
WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE. NO. BULLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE .INCLUDED -IN "THE DAY'S
RECEIPTS .
PURCHASES OF CATTLE ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT CONSISTED LARGELY OF STOCKER
AND FEEDER STEERS AT COST FIGURES FROM $5.60 TO $6.50. TWO.-LOADS OF FLESHY FEEDER
STEERS MOVED OUT AT $6.50, ANOTHER 2-CAR SHIPMENT SOLD AT $6.25 AND ONE LOAD OF"
STOCKERS BROUGHT $5. 0. THE BETTER" GRADES OF STOCK STERn CALVES WERE PRACTICALLY
LACKING.


VALUES FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES
UP TO $7.25, INCLUDING ONE LOAD AT $7.00.
GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6.25,


HOGS:
800 HEAD.
ABOUT 386


WERE OUTLINED BY SALES OF GOOD HEAVIES.
,WeIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER
I'NCLUbING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.


STRONG TO HIGHER PRICES WERE REPORTED AT.MOST HOG MARKETS TODAY'AND
LOCAL VALUES RULED 20 TO 25 CENTS HIGHER.' RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT
INCLUDED 287 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, I 0 HEAD ON THROUGH BILLING AND
TRUCK HOGS.


PACKERS ENTERED THE TRADE EARLY AND PAID UP TO $8.00, THE DAYS
PRACTICAL TOP, IN 3OTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS. SMALL KILLErS- PAID $8.LO FOR
ONE LOT OF TRUCK HOGS. A LOAD AND PART LOAD OF MEd1IUMTO CHOICE'186 AND 220-POUND
RAIL HOGS BROUGHT $8.00, WITH SORTS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD':LIGHT LIGHTS OUT AT $6.75.
BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 240-POUND TRUCK 'HOGS MOVED FROM $7.85 TO $8.00.
PACKING SOWS SOLD MOSTLY AT $6..00 AND $6.25, OR STEADY.

SHEEP: FouR THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY1'SLOCAL TRADEl
THIS TOTAL INCLUDED 1,350 HEAD ON THROUGH BILLING, MORNING SALES :
WERE LIMITED MOSTLY TO.THE BETTER GRADES.OF KILLING CLASSES AT STEADY PRICES.. .GOOD
SHORN FAT LAMBS SOLD AT $700. AND FOUR DECKS OF FAIRLY GOOD AGED SHORN FAT WETHERS
LANDED AT $4.00, OTHER SALES ON PACKER ACCOUNT INCLUDED A FEW DECKS OF M'I XED AGES*
SHORN FEEDER LAMBS MOVED OUT AT $4.50 AND FLESHY WOOLED FEEDER LAMBS WERE' REPORTED
UP TO $6.00. THESE FEEDER LAMBS WERE VERY SIMILAR TO OFFERINGS THAT BROUGHT THE
SAME PRICE LAST WEEK,


3/19/31 RP
1 25 P.M.


(SEE OTHER SIDE)


DEPOS. rRY

i::: ;)V.-POSITORY


SHEEP


. 4,270

I 739
S,616


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PAGE 42.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIO'"S AND QJOTATIONS THURSDAY MARCH 19, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--1I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES STEADY TO ?50 LOWER, MOSTLY STEADY; BETTER GRADES SLOW,
SHWING WEAKNESS BUT SUPPLY RELATIVELY SCARCE' NOT MUCH IN RUN OF VALUE TO
SELL ABOVE I~ .JHOc c WEIGHTY.STEERS HELD AIOVE $10.50 BUT BULK QE STEERS PROMISE
TO SELL AT. '.-V To UU*00; SIZABLE SUPPLY YEARLING *IEIFERS EASY TO c. LOWER; LIGHT
NID ?b E. STS.. .. DEMAND ;A B. OP Y A0 IN HEIFERS $ 9.35, r3EVERAL.8OT GOI ATg
7ll50 TO I ?;7 MOU T.FAT COWS Z.'-'U TO $6l,06 WITH BUTCHER HEFERS AT .TO .;
BULLS ABOUT STEADY WEIGHTY S-USA.E OFFERINGS UP TO 75 B 425 TO $4%50 GOOD
AND CHOICE Q V ,RS '.TrADY AT .b TO 6.'6'U, SELECTS'UP T6 $,A 0V MOST L GHT OFFERING"
GOING AT .6 "TO $.U00; FEEDERS SCARCE AND FIRM.
Hos: A KT7Y VLO tow, FA.LSALES AfQUND STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY'IS AVERAGE* GOOD
TO 01CEE ,4U TO_ 2fI0 18. $830 TOP 8. 35P PLAINER. KINDS DOWN TO0
$3.00 AN~ BEL; 2i 0 'TO 0504 7.o5 TO 8. 10; 20 TO 30# $7,25 TO $7.65; CHOICE 330
TO 360#b $7.10 To o7.20, P1GS.LARGELY,..P25 TO 8.00, PLAIN kINDS DOWN TO $6.50 AND
BELOW; PACKING BOWS MOSTLY $6..50 TO .. 0, SMOOTH SORTS TO $f7b'5 AND ABOVE.
SHEEP: FAT LAMSS MOSTLY STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY'S CLQSE OR 10 TO 150 UNDEn UTUSDAY;
D .OW Q OTHER CLASSES UNCHANGED; EARLY BULK GOOD AND CHOICE LAMBS SCALING 94W
.DOWN $.A7 TO 9..O TO PACKERS; TOP t L.30. PAID BY CITY BUTCHERS AND YARD TRADER FOR
AR.rUN) 0: LAMU J, SOME HL HIHE; TRDCTLY CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHTS COMPARATIVELY
SCAnCE; SLAUGHTER r.IES $4._5 TO 5.00, HEAVIES.AT INSIDE PRICE,
KANSAS CITY MARKET--II:00 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS OPENED SLOW BUT MOSTLY STEADY; FAIRLY ACTIVE TRADE ON LIGHT
YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK AT STEADY TO STRONG PRICES' BULLS ACTIVE UNCHANGED
VEALERS AND CALVE. UNEVE Mb. OMSTLYSTEADY; STOCKERS AND. FEEDEFS E/FRM; BUL .FED STEERS
ELIGIB SELL AROND 700 8.00, SOMHELD UPWARD TO $9.00: LIGHT MI ED YEAR-
LIN S A .ND $.U; CHOICE 85 HEIFER, $8.00; BUTCHER COWS 4.25 O 5.25; BULK
VEALE $S 00 OW TP ,8.00; 4 LOADS E27 SHORT YEARLING STOCKERS $8,7 ,
HOG;: UNEVEN, ._40-' DOWN FAIRLY ACTIVE, 10 TO 15( HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE:
HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW AROUND STEADY; TOP $8.00 ON 190 TO 225#:, S1IRABLE
170 TO 240# $7,.75 9 TO $ 95: 256 T 325# $7.25 TO $7.70; 140 TO 160# $7,5 TO $7.90;
PACKING SOWS 3.00 TO $0.85; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, STEADY.
SHLEP: PRACTICALLY NOTHING SOLD EARLY. TALKING AROUND 250 LOWER THAN WVDNESDAYIS
EARLY MARKET; BEST WOOLED LAMBS HELD ABOVE $8.75.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:45 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS SLOW OPENING DEA EADYAT6.75 TO $7.90;.TR CLSSE GENERAL"
LY STAQY ONOWS LARGELY $4. TO U LOW-CUTTERS $.L TO .5; OP
SAUSAGE BUILS ~4.7 COOD AND CHOI E VEALERS $8.75; FEEDING COWS AND HEIFERS 2' TO
50. HIGHER FOR THE WEEK.
HOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE ON 220# DOWN, 15 TO 50 HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY'S
AVE RAGE; LITTLE ACTION ON 'EIGHTY BUTCHER PIGS Y,'EADY TO STRONG; 8QWS
TRNG TO TO I GH O F20 6#8. 25 TO $8.35; *QP 8.40. SMALL LOT 301
k7.60, BETTER 100 TO 140 7.25 TO $8.00; SOWS LARGELY $ T.50 TO $6.65.
SHEEP: OPENED STEADY 'O CITY BUTCHERS* GOOD T CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS $9.25; CLIPPED
LAM'S 48. 5, COMMON THROWOUTS $6.50 T0 $T7.0, INDICATIONS STEADY ON SHEEP.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSF CLOSE


HOGS:So rTO- I [ LY HOGS AND.
BOASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40-6 GD- $ 6.75- 780 $80- .25
LT WT I6 i GD-CH 7.65- 8Q 85- .35
8Q GD-CH .5- 8, 8,5- 8 35

HyVY WT Q D 7 7 35- 7
PKG SOWS 75-5C_5 MED-GD 5.75- 6.-5 6.40- 6.90
SLAUGHTER GS 3 Go-CH - - 7.50- 8,15
FDR &STKR PIGS 70-l S) GD-CH - - -
Av COST & WT. 'ED. (PIGS EXCL) 7.51- 210# 7.70- 247.#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


7,55--


6.55-
6,90-
6.90-
7.59-


7 90 8 7$ Q90- 89
8 00 8.15- 8.25


6.85 6.40- 6.75
7.65 7.9- 7.85
225# 7.97- 209#


STEERS (600-900#) CHIcCE
.. GOOD
MEDI UM
COMMON
STEERS (900-1100,) CHOICE
00D
HEDI UM
) 8OMON
STEERS (1100-1300A) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1 300-1500Q) CHOl-CE
HEIFERS (550-850') CHolCE
GOOD
MEDI UM
COmMON
Cows: CHOICE
COM-AED
Low CUT-C UT
BULLS(YRLG EXOL) D-CH BEEF)
S'u T-0dM-Mgb
VEALERS (MILK-FEQD G-0CH
MEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-500#) :-Go-CH
COM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800.) GD-COH
COM-MAED
STEERS (800-1 050#) GD-CH
COM-MED
HEIFERS: GD-0H0
COM-MED
Cows: GD-CH
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G D-"CH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:


7.00- 8.25


5.75- 7.08





z z
45 5- 75




12B 3.,
* - r- h- '

5.75- 7.00

3. W- S.-75





- n88
- -
1:B ~ :8


LAMBS; (yuI DN D...CH .
<91|-I00i MED-CH -
,.ALL 'I .-. COMMnN -
YnLG WETE rSr" 1-10)M-D-CH - --
EwES:- ;O- t MED-CH -
I I2.-/I65)) MED-COH -
ALL s ULL-COM - -
FEEDING SHEEP AND LAMBS (RANGE STOCK;):
FEEDING LABS (50-75Ek) GD-CH -
MEDI UM - -


,44


0-


7: 5- 8.75




















6 5-
7i 3 50-. 4. 75

2,00- 4.CO


II- I
6.75- 8 .0
lol
g:2



45-,75
8.y- 9.25
b.1- 9J



,425- 4,75

500 6O
7,f ^


^.5
5 5-
4 5:lf


j5
g
6. 75-7:75




-i
6.75- 7.75


5. 6.75


4.5- 5.2

5 5O .5
c3, 0 5 50


g6 .:'8958
:. 6.0-
5: 7
6.7


7.00- 8
5.~7.2
57._-, 7.25
3,50 4.75
3.25-'4.60
' 1.50- 3.50


6. Q-

3:25-
1 ..75-


5,

4 25
3:50


3/19/31 RP
1:50 r.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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.. _" UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXC4-ANCE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE:6-2009.

DAILY LIV'_STOCK MARKET RE-ORT FRIDAY MARCH'" 20 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS..OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I 1:00-A.M.CENTRAL TIME) HOG
/ ; :*' ." " : -: ".* . " '- H O G S "
CATTLE- CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT* THRUO
FORT WORTH '700.- 200-. 500 4,000 '67
KANSAS CITY 800 200 3,500 '6,500 '630
CHICAGO '* 00 1,,000 27,000 1.3,000." 7,000 : 7,,00
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 1,400 600" 8500 -.. 500. "300 500
OMAHA ,800 '200 15,500 8,000." .
OKLAHOMA CITY 400 200 I, 100- : .
Sioux CITY I ;00 200 13, 000 3,500
ST. JOSEPH .700 200 4,000 .. 6,500 .
ST. FAUL : 2,000 2,000 13,000 1 ,200 .
WICHITA 200 -100. ,I2 Q0 00 500
DENVER 100 25 .900.. 7,000 .
TOTAL II MARKETS .. 11,80Q .4,925" 88,200 "50,406.*APPr'o'xiMATE NUMB R',OF
ONE WEEK AGO,I.1 MARKETS '9,250 4,255 69.600.. 36,800 DJREC AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS Wg F- .. 8,300 40,95.0 473,200.: 295,500 I'NCLIDED I N" -E bAYVIS
SAME PERIOD LA'ST WEEK.:' 10,850 .37,780 372,000. 293,00. ESTMAD RCEI'PT8
FORT WORTH' RECEI PTS..'SHI,PMENTS AND':PACKER. URCHA.SES, THURSDAY, MARCH 9, I 31 .
C. ... BATTLE. CALVS HOGS. HEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS.: 1. 727 41-6 ,040 3,998
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 44 29 10 942
PACKER PURCHASES 77 737 ? *;",425
FT.VORTH ACTUAL, FTiIDAY,WK AGO .965 27 ,079. .515 .
FT.VWORTH ACTUAL ,FRIDAY,YR AGO 880 215- 5.'2-- 752 ..

FORT. NORTHH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY' MAR. 0 931 .
(BASED ON fARnKET CONDITIONS AND SALES_.RPORTED UP. T .i:00 .M.) -
CATTLE: AN ACTIVE OtMAND EXI1 STED FO'R THE".SHOR'T SUPL'I.ES' F;. CATTLE .AND, CALVES'
HERE TODAY., AND A GOOD..MORNI G..LEqAANCE ..AS"MACDE AT Pr CE, TT
WERE STEADY. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY "700 BATTLE AND 20( CALVES'e: ST" RS AN.D
YEARLINGS PREDOMINATED IN THE LIMrTED 'RECEI STSw- ;'"- : "
. ..1'- cTHR EEC:' CA-Ld .F 8','8a- r ND s ft a ;S D-'D" AT f'75,." S' D-I ',CA hO
TOP FOR THE WEEK ON AW E IGHTY "ATTL ...: LOAD-o.. COM 'ON STEERS MOVED OUT AT $5.65.
ONE SHORT LOAD OF SLAUGHTER -.EARLLNG-S :CHANGED A NDS AT $8.00,. TH rACXA'E..'LOTS UP-
TO $8.25. THE'PLAINER GRAb'ES OF SLAUGHTERY VEARL.N.GS SOIb ARnUN.D' 6.60.. .
SONd LOAD"OF GOOD FAT. COWS MpVED O"T':AT $. 00,. W TH LOW-CUTTS FROM
$2.25 TO $2.-75., :ST WRONG EIEIGHTS A HE LATTER Pl ; .No BULLS, p CONSEQUENCE'WERE'.
INCLUDED IN THE OFFERINGS,
-:.; THE ,TO(CKER MARKET; PRODUED'-6NE LOAD. OF STOCKER CALVES THAT CHANGED
HANDS AT $:7.85 AND TWO- LOADS OF STOCK' STEELS' AT $5.'50 ,
S. A F.Ew WGHTY SLAUGI-.TER.CALVE6 .MOVE..OUT FROM. $6.75 TO $7.00, WITH
PACKAGES, LISTED UPr-TO" $.,5. F TWO LOADS..OF SOUTH TEXA: CALVES W-'.W REPORTED A-"
$6.30 AND.$6.50 '.CULL' SO ,TS RANGED FROM 3.2-5TO $3.75. ..
HOGS: ONLY 500 HOGS. WEnE -EST.IMATED'FO .-TOOAY S LOCAL' TRADE. A RIVALS -.i.N-
CLUOED ADOUT 400 TRUCK HOG'S' AND (7 ?'HEA.'.I.R.EC-T TO.,PACKERS. THERE Z
WERE NO -RAI.L HOGS OFFERED ON THE OPEN MARKET,
TRUCK .HOGS MOVED EARLY AT FULLY STEADY PRICES. PACKERS AND SMALL
KI LLERS..PA1.D UP TO a8+00, THE DAY'S.TQPi FOR GOOD TO'CHOI E I 3 'TO 230 TRUCK HOGS .
AND BULK OF THE LIGHT.AND MEDJ UM'WEI GHT TRUCK'HOGS MOVED FROM $7835 TO $8..0. A. FE W
PACKING SOWS. WEE REPORTED .AT $6.00 AND $6.25, OR.STEADY. "
SHEEP: ANOTHER LIBERAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP -AND LAMBS, A3OUT 4,.000. HEA.D', ARn LIVEDD
ON THE LOCAL MARKET .TODAY. TWENTY-NINE DECKS WERE 'OFFERE-D I.N TH'E. RAl'IL
SECTION,. THESE CONSISTING MOSTLY OF SH.OrPN LAMBO AND YEARLINGS. A FAIRLY GOOD DEMAND
EXISTED FOR ALL CLASSES AND PRICES RULED STEADY.TO StrongG.{ 3OD SHORN FAT LAMBS
DROUGHT $7.00 AND A' FEW DECKS OF HALF-FAT LAMBS SOLD TO KILLERS.AT'$6.-25. G0oD SHORN
FAT YEARLINGS WERE :REPORTED AT$6.00 AND ONE .OR TWO DECKS OF 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS
CARRY'VNG A .FEW. YEARLINGS. LANDED AT $5.75.. SORTS-OF OOoD 2-YEAR-OLb SHORN FAT. WETHERF
MOVED AT $5..50. MO.-T OF THE AQED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT; $4..00. :. .. .:
'WO6LED FEEDER. LAMBS- BROUGHT r $60 AND T/WO. ECOKS O,F FLESHY WOOLED
FEEDER. LAMBS CARRYi;NG A FEV VEA.L'*INGS'WERE TAKEN ON SH IPPER ACCOU-NT AT $6475. SHOr0Jr
FEEDER LAMBS MOVED OUT AT $4.50,
7/ '0/31 RP ,
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D-POSTORY
iTOSIJ






ACE #2.
DAILY LIVEqTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MARCH 20, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-IO: 50 A,.M.
CATTLE: VERY SMALL RUN COMMON AND MEDIUM GRADE STEERS ABOUT STEADY; NO CHOICE
OFFERINGS HERE, BEST $9.S0, BULK $7.25 TO $8.00; STOCKERS SCARCE AND
FIRM; FAT COWS, BUTCHER HEIFERS AND HEIFER YEARLINGS COMPRISE BULK OF RUN; GENERAL'
250 LOWER, INSTANCES MORE; CUTTER COWS FI'M; PULLS AND VEALERS STEADY, MOST VEALERS
CARRY CONSIDERABLE WEIGHT AND ARE SELLING AT $7,00 TO $8.00 WITH STRICTLY CHOICE
KINDS $9.00.
HOGS: MARKETT SLOW, 10 TO 200 LOWER THAN"THURSDAY'S AVERAGE, HAVIES-OFF LEAST*
T---" PACKING SOWS AROUND LOWER; GOD TO CHOICE 1 TO 2) 8,00O 8.5,
ELECTED 140 TO .85 8.5., TOP 220 TO 250# 45 TO $785 260 TO 3 $10 TO
$7.45; 330 TO 3604 G,3 90 TO $7..0;" PIGS OSTLY 7.25 TO $7.75,-PLAIN KINDS DOWNWARD
TO $6:50; PACKING SOWS LARGELY $6..35 to $6.70.
SHEEP.:, GENERALLY UNCHANGED; FEW LOADS GOOD AND CHOICE LAMBS SCALING 9*k DOWN
S$SE9F,00 AND $9.10 TO PACKERS; EARLY JOP .925 PAID BY SHIPPERS, SOME HELD
Hi.GHER SEVERAL LOA'3 CLIPPED LAMBS HELD AT $7,75' TO 98,25, UNSOLD; CHOICE NATIVE
EWES $5.00; FEEDING AND SHEARING LAMBS ABSENT,
KANSAS CI1TY MARKET-- I :00 A.M..
CATTLE:; KILLING CLASSES GENERALLY STEADY; GOOD 987# YEARLINGS $8.95" GOOD72
MIXED YEARLINGS $8.25; FEW LOADS COMMON TO MEDIUM STEERS $6.25 TO $7.85;
CHOICE VEALERS UP TO 09.00; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, UNCHANGED; LIGHT TO MODER-
ATE SUPPLY HELD DY DEALERS,
HOGS: UNEVEN., OPENED SLOW, 10 TO 150 LOWER; C OSI NG FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO
.-...' |J Of LOWER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP $7.90 ON 190 TO 2\j: DESIRABLE
170 TO ?40# 7..5 TO $7.85 260 TO 335r $7.15 TO 37.0; 140 TO 60 .35 T $7.75;
rACKING Sows $6.33 TO $6.7; STOCK PIGS T0 TO 15e LOWER,' M.STLY $7.00 To $7.50.
HEEP: L'aBS STRONG TO 254 HIGHER; ODD LOTS SHEE" STEADY; CHOICE 88# LAMBS TO
CLIPPERS $9.00; EARLY SALES TO'PACKERS DOWNWARD FROM $8.75, CLIPPERS
$7.85,-SOME HELD HIGHER.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:55 A.M.
CATTLE: SMALL OFFERING OF STEERS MEETING NARROWDEMAND AND BEARISH B.IDS; SUPPLIES
LARGELY LIGHT WEIGHTS AND IN MEDIUM FLESH; VEALERS 250 HIGHER; TOP $9.00;
ALL OTHER CLASSES IN SLOW CALL WITH HARDLY ENOUGM AyAILABLE QO JUSTIFY ANY REVISION
* IN QUOTATIONS; MIXE YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS LARGELY $6.50 TO 8.00; COWS $4 ,75 TO
$5.25; LOW-CUTTERq $2.5 TO $3.25; MEDIUM BULLS QUOTABLE AT $4.75 DOWNWARD.
UOGS: SLOW, J. TO -' ,..LQWER THAN THURSDAYj'S AVERAGE; PIGS AND SOWS ABOUT STEADY;
BULK b''TO 2P'$8.00 TO 8.15; FEW.LOADS $8,20 TOP $8.:15; SCATTERED
SALES 260 TO 290" $7.50 TO, $7.75; .100.TO .140q $7.25 TO 07<85; SOWS MOSTLY $6,50 TO
HEEP: ONLY ODD TA Or'! SALE; MARKET. SEA y FEW CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS TOITY
---- BUTCHERS ..5,_ FEW TO PACKERS ,80.UU, LE$S DESIRABLE HEAVIES S8.25,
COMMON THROWOUTS S3.50 TO $7.00; FAT SALAB E 4 50 N CITY E. ST.LOU
.ORTA T i 010G*I KA AS CA TY E. ST.LOU S
CLOSE CLIIOSEp LOSE CLOSE


HOGS.: SOFT OR 'ILY OCS AND
- ROASTING I:1GS XCLUDED
LT T G ^ 1 $ 2 $ J:CD-H7:
LT T 0 G D-'H 9_.75--. k7 7i
MED20 'D H 7.8. 8. ,5-Q 8.-5 7.45- 7.97


FKG Sows ..9 25- 6:5 6. 65-
LAUGHTER IGS, D- H - - 7.25- 7.75 "
FDR TKR, IGS U, D --8 - - -- 5.5
AV COST & WT.T URS I-"G. EXCL) 781- 212 71- 2
SLAUGHTER CATTLE CALVES AND VEALERS: . .


STEERS (600-900') CHOICE -
GOOD 7
U MMON 4
STEERS (900-1 00):. ..'HQOICE O --
,MEDIUM -
COMMON
STEERS (t100-130a0) HOICE
(IOD .-0 D
"EDIUM'b1:92:
STEERS (I300- 500r) CHOI CE :
HEIFERS (550-850#) HC ICE -
0o O, .5 5
MEDIUM 4 U-
OMWMON 3.75-
COWS: HFI CE
OOD 4.25-
Lw UT-CUT .
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) D-CH(BEEF) -
QUT-COM-MED 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH -
MEDIUM I -
CULL-COM -
CALVES (250-500#) o-CHo
COM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800 ) GO-CH -.-
STEERS .(800-1050 ) G0H -
COM-MED
HEIFERS: ... -- GD "OH
HEI FERS: OM-MED -
COWS: GD-4GH -
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G0-OH 5.
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAM :. 5
LAMBS: (80A DN) GD-. H -
MED-I UM 6.25
.91 1 00- MED-CH -
ALL WT) .. OMMON. -.
YRLG 'VET ERS9 I10) MED-CH
EWES;: 9012 MED-CH -
20- 15) MEO-CH -
ALL WTS) CULL-COM -
FEEDING S EEP AND LAMBS (RANGE STOr<)
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75E) Go-CH -
MEDIUM- -


0. 0





5.75
j-



.


:88= g88


'7.
7.25.5 8.5
' 8:30- :8
:o- o
'3 15 8 9, R


4.00-
3.50-
2.00-


.


5.00
4.75
4.00


3.50-






3.25-
I.50-


7.92-




8'.,14- 26

9.75-10 .25














3 50 5 25
R:.e- 5 :8


75 6. e 20



:? 5 0:884088


8 :85

4.75
4.80
3.50


25

3.50- 4.50
3.25-' 4. 5
1.75- 3.50


3/20/31 RP
1 :50 P.M.


F. R. SAWYER, ACTING LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE,


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.3:8
- -


- 7.65 8.25
- -' 6.50- 7.65







- 1 .


UNITED STATES DE ARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
9UREU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE; 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET T REPORT SATURDAY MARCH 21, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATI ONAL STOCKYARDS
DMAH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
'W1 CH I TA


CATTLE
200
325
200

25
150
200
..200
..20Q0


CALVES
I100
50
200
2508
25
450
1.00 .
1.00 .


HOGS
r, r\n


HOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU*


8uu --- -20
700 50 225
10, 000 4, 000 4,000 8,000
54,R I0000001,,5
5,000 1 ,500 1,000 1,500
500 -- 252
3,000 800
1,500 5,400
900 1 ,400
1 ,000 1 00 300


DENVER '50 1__ 00 4,900 _
TOTALL II|| MARKETS 2,025 1,325 28,000 18,650 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO',I I- MAARKTS 2,475 725 33,050 5,595 DIRECT AND THRU HOGG
TOTAL THIS WEEK 170,325 42,275 m, 00Q 314,150 INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
TOTAL LAST WEEK 143,3P5 38,505 4& 55 308,595. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WonTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND rACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY. MARCH 20, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES 'HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS .. 818 349 411 4,599
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
rACKER FURCHASES .. 443 313 471 3,747

FT. ORnTH TOTAL THis 'EEK 90 00 2,4 500 23,000
FT.'VORTH TOTAL EALT '.EEK I0,0S. 2,20P o,162 15,675
FT.o'VOTH TOTAL THIS !,/KL.AST Y`.. s.88|2: 2,091 4,380 7692


HOGS: (S


LIVESTOCK MA-RKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURbAY MARCH 21, -931.
(BASED: ON.-MARKETY CONDITIONS AID SALES RE-'nRTD UP TO' I :00 A.M.)
FORT WORTH C0IC\00 KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOIIIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
3OFT o O 1LY 'JOGS AND ..... ..... .


-ROASTING I1GS EXCLUDED)
LT LT. 140-1-)-0 Go-CH $
LT WT I80--13 C) GCD-CH
I 80-20(5 GD-0CH
MED "T 200-22 GD-CH
220-350 O -CH
HVY '"T 250-290 GD-CH -
290-350 GD-CH
SKG Sows 275--5004.' ME-Go
,AUPHTER ,GS;l 0 34)D-- C.H
F T K&STKR Is70- I;) GDc-CH
Av COST & WT. F.I.(*IGS EXoC-L)


G 50-
7.50-
7 70-
7.70-
7. *0-
'7k '0-
7.10-
5.75-
7 *. -....
77. --


)7.60
7.CQ
7.80
7.80
7.00O
7.75
7.60
6.25


A
Q


7.75- 8.00
7.75- .8.QO
7.75- 8.00
7.80- 8.00
7.35.- 7.75
7.20- 7.50
6.90- 7..30
-3. 5- 6.75

7.45-. 249


7.10-
7.20-
7.30-
7. -'0-
.7.30-
7. 15-
7.00-
6. 05-
T,.85-
7,. 61-


7.65 $ 7.85- 7.10
7.75 7.95- 8.15
7..75 0.00- 8.15
7.75 7.35- 8..10
7.70 7.65- 3.00
7.50 7.50- 7.80
7.25 7..25- 7.65
3..75. 6.35- 3.75
5o50 ..,7,5.-r 7.85
f,50 7.00- 7.85
23,0 (UNnE-r'RTED)


', ** .. FORT "1ORTH

CATTLE: 'TODAY' TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEElS ABOUT STEADY,.
SLAUGHTER` .YEA"LINGS _25 TO 50, HIGHER-, BUTCHER AND BEEF COWS AROUND
25. HI GHER, 'LOW'-CUTTERS FULLY T':ADY, 3ULI.S JNC4ANGED,. LAUGHTER COALVER 50.0. O' MORE
HIGHER, STOCK CATTLE AND CALVER FULLY STEADY. "WEEK'S TOPS: FED' SEERS $7.75, FAT
YEARLINGS $8.05, FAT COw'S .5735,, PRACTICAL TOP HEAVY FAT CALVES $7.50. BULK PRICES:
SLAUGHTER STEERS $5.40 TO G.75, .BE-TER GRADES FAT :YEA:'LINGS $7.00 TO $7 75, BUTC'4E;:
HEIFERS MOSTLY UNDER $5,.50, BUTCHER COWS $3.2g TO $3.75. LOW-CUTTERS $2.25 TO $2.75,
DESIRABLE HEAVY"FAT CALVES 36.50 TO $7.50, CULL .ORTS $3.,05 TO $3.7 SEVERAL SALES
STOCK AND FEEDING 'STEERs $6.00 TO $3.50. I .
REVI'D.' COOM'MtNT: LITTLE CHANGE RAS QOC.IJ"'ED IN PRICES FOR' PSLAL)GHTER
STEERS DURING THE W.Er.K r3UT THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT- '"EARLI'NGS HAVE BEEN MOVING
FREELY AT ADVANCES OF .5 TO '500, AND SLAUGHTER COWS CLOSE') AT SLIGHTLY HI GHER LEVEL.
THE TREND 'TO VALUESG IN SLAUGHTER GALV-ES'HAS ALSO BEEN HIGHER AND TRADE IN THIS CLASS"
OF STOCK .HAS "SCOnED -A ADVANCE OF-50 On M.'!RE SI NCE A- '.EEK AGO.' .A 'FEW SALES OF
FAIRLY GOOD. FED .STEERS HAVE BEEN REPrRTED IN THE 7.00' RANGE AND THE 9ES-T FAT YEAR-
LINGS SHOWN H-AVE GREEN MOVING.AROUND $8.00 TO $8..2:. T'E rROPO!TION OF DESIRABLE FAT
COWS HAS' BECOME -VE.'Y .MALL IN THE, RECEIPTS, AND" GOOD GRADES, t*'HICH ARE LISTED A:'OUND
$4.50 TO $5.00, HAVE PRIrU.CED O.NLY.*A FEW SC'ATrE7RED SALES. BUTC'HFR' COWS ARE FINDING
AN OUTLET IN THE $3.00 PANGE AN.O LOW-CUTTERS .ARE SELLING AROUND $2.25- TO $2.75,
STRONG WEIGHTS. UP TO THE LATTER ;RPI CE. SOME OF THE BE-:T HEAVY CALVES RECElVED WE:
B".AHMAS THAT .SOLD .Ur TO 7.F0 AND .WEI GH.TY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAI NER GRADES RANGED
DOWNWARD FROM AR-.JND $3.5, INCLUDING CULL, SORTS F-nOM43.95 TO C$.75'. F PRACTICALLY
NO GOOD TO CHOICE LIGHT ?WEIGHT VEALERS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN RECENT RECEIPTS.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS TODAY. WCEE ESTIMATED EARLY ,T 800 HEAD, BUT MORN-
SING AIRIVALS TOTALED'AB'UT 1,000 HEAD, INCLUDING 720 HEAD DIRECT TO
PACKERS-, ABOUT 200 T'RUCI HOGS AN' ONE LOAD OF PAI L HOGS FrnR THE OPEN MARKET. THE
LOAD OF RAIL HOG'S E.RE COmifON GRADES.
-.TRUCK HOGS HAD TO SELL AT OFCLINES OF f20 TO 25 CENTS' AND RAIL HOG
PRICES REMAINED UN'TESTED.- THE DrAY'S TOP nrF 7.80 WAS PAID FOR TWO OR THREE LOTS
OF GOOD T' CHOICE TRUCK' HO.GS AND OTHER SALES OF THE. gETTER G-'ADES OF 170 Th 240
TRUCK HOGS ''ERE R-"D.TED AT p7.70 AND $7.75. T4E LOAD- OF LO"ER GRADE RAIL HOGS
MOVED AT $7.23, SELLING WI TH A.-GUARANTEE TO KILL OUT HARD. A FEW PACKING SOWS AT
$6.00 WERE OUOTA:3LY "T-ADY. '
:SHEEF TODAY"S TRA:.E NOMINAL'. FO R WEEK. AGED- FAT WETHERS 10 TO 15( LOWER;
OTiER KILLING .CLAG3EG 3STfEADY TO STRONG.; WOOLED FEE'ER LAMBS STEADY;
SHORN FEEDER LAMBSG 2 To 50' l.'-R: MEDIUM' T') COD SHORN FAT LAM4S $3.25 TO $7.00;
FAT YEARLINGS MOTr-Y $00, 2-Y-.T-OLo F AT' H.o ,5.25. $5.50, AGED FAT WETHERS
MOSrTLY $4.00, HOr-N' FEEE LAOS $4( t 0 5-Co., WOOLED' FEFDL ER LAMBS UP TO $6.00.
REVI::'v COnrIFNT: Ar, !:iCX't4ATLLY 23.,000 ,HEE, AND.LAMOS AnRIVED ON
THE LOCAL MARKET THIS- '.*lEEK "T-' i, LI..E AL 'UPPr'LY INrLUPED I ,350 HEAD -N THROUGH
BILLING. SHORN SLA'. C HTER G,"ArE' HAVE PREDOMI 'ATrDO IN THE OPErN MARKET SUPPLIES,
BUT SEVERALAL DECKG-0OF Fr-ErE;,'U Ar;D HALF FRAT LAM,3 IAVC E:FN RECEIVED. A GOOD DEMAND
'HAS EXISTED AT PR:CVAILI ;G: PI O'ESr, CUT T'A-ADE HAS BEEN A' TRIFLE 'LOW DUE TO HIGHER
ASKr.NG P'R-ICES.


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TELEGRAFHIC RETORTS FROM OTHER MARKETSS
CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED '"11TH WEEK AGO: FED STEERS MOSTLY STEADY, EARLY DOWNTURNS ON GOOD
AND CHOICE OFFERINGS HAVING BEEN REGAINED; CLOSING UNDERTONE ON COr.l'ION ANE
IMkEDIUM GRADES DULL; FAT COW'S 25', On MO.E LOWER; CUTTERS STRONG TO 256 HIGHER; BUTCH-
ER HEI FER6 WEAK TO 2n5 LOWER; BULLS STEADY *AND VEALERS ABOUT 50(0 DOWN; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS STRONG TO 3 HIGHER; LARGELY STEER AND YEARLING RUN WITH LIBERAL SUPPLY
WELL FINISHED NEBRASKA, IOWA AND KANSAS FED STEERS HERE; BETTER GRADES PREDOMINATEDt
SELLING MOSTLY AT $8. 75 UIP7 BULK FOR WEEK $7.25 TO $9.5. COMMON KINDS RELATIVELY
HIGH.AT .6.50 TO $7.25, COMPARED WITH OFFERINGS CITING K9.00 AND BETTER; EXTREME
$10.85, PAID FOR WEIGHTY BULLOCKS; BEST YEARLINGS $10.?5, HEIFER YEARLINGS $9.35,
MOST STICKERS AND FEEDERS $3.50 TO $7.50.
HOGS.: MARKET SLOW STEADY TO. 100 LOWER THAN FRIDAY AVERAGE ON LIMITED OFFER-
INGS; GOOD (GO TO 21 $7.75 TO $8.00, TOP $8.00; 220 TO ?50. $7.45 TO. "
$7.75; 260 To 3 10I 7.15 TO 97.5; FEW PIGS $7.00 TO $7.50; PACKING SOWS A-ROUND
$S6. 50.' '
SHEEP: FOR WEEK: 183 DOUBLES FROM FEEDING STATIONS, 18,700 DIRECTS. TODAY'S
MARKET NOMINAL. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: .FAT LAMBS STEADY TO 2E( HIGHERI
ADVANCE MOSTLY ON KINDS GRADING BELOW CHOICE; YEAR.LINGS PRACTICALLY ABSENT; FAT
ECWES STRONG; LIMITED FEEDER T"ADE STEADY. FAT.LAMBS BROKE SHARPLY AFTER REACHING A
SEASONAL HIGH POINTT TOP RECEDING FROM $.65 TO n9.25; CLO ING BULKS GOOD AND CHOICE
LAMS 5 DOWN $9.00 TO $9.10, FEW 9.''5, HEAVIER WEIGHTS 3.50 TO $8.75; CLIPPED
LAMBS 8.00 ToC 8i.', ONE LOAD $8.35; COOLED NATIVE BUCKS $7.50 TO 8.10; THR-W)oUTS
$3.50 TO $7.50, FAT EWES $4.50 TO $5.00.
K.\NSAS CITY MARKET -
CATTLE: FOR WEEK: BETTER GRADES FED GRADES 25 TO 501, LOWER, STRONG WEIGHTS OFF
MOST; PLAINER GRADES $8.00 DOWN, STEADY TO 25' LOWER; LIGHT YEARLINGS AND
MOST GRADES SHE-STOCK FULLY STiEADY;- SOME WEAKNESS ON CHOICE. HEAVY COWS; BULLS '
STRONG TO 256 HIGH-ER; VEALIRS'MOST.LY 50 LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STEADY TO.
STRONG. WEEKIS'TOPS: CHOICE 12-11 STtEERES $9. 75- I1508. BE'EVES $9.-60, BEST YEAR INGS
$9.2o' VEAL ERS.'*8,00, LIGHT YEA'LING STOCKERS 8, 75, SULK FED STEERS ANB YEARLINGS
$7.00 TO .$8.50, STOCKERS AND FEEDERS. LARGELY $ .50 TO $8.00. '
HOGS.: VERY SL.O, UNEVEN, 10 TO 204 LOWER THAN FRIDAY'S.AVERAGEE; TOP $7.75 ON
P190 To 2|0* NO STR ICTLY CHOICE GRAmES n r-FED,; OESIs:ABLE 170 TO 24Q-
$7.50 TO $7.70; FEW 250 TO 290 ^'7.15 TO 7.40; n'n TSOws 86.50 TO $6.75.
SHEEP: FoR W:EK:" WOOLED LAMBS 25 Tn 35'. HI GHER.j CL.IrPPERS WEAK ,TO 50 LOWER; SHEEP
STEADY TO 15',4 HIGHER; -TOP WOOLED LAMBS' 9. 0, CLOSING TOP ,9,00; MOST
SALES $8.50 TO '9.00 SHO.RN'LAM3S-' MOSTLY '7.75 T0r8.i0 T0P Q8.35; NATIVE SPRI-NG
LAMBS 10.75 TO '12,60; SLAUGHTER EWlES LARGELY 34.*5 TO $4.60; TOP '$4.75; SHEARING
LAMBS $'7.85 TO ,.00 .
NATIONAL 'STOC: CATTLE: COMPARED '(1.TH WEEK AQOn STEERS AND ALL' COW STUFF STEADY; MIXED YEAR 'I NGS
AND HEIFERS S EAPY To n50 HIGHER;' BULLS 256. HIGHER;. VEALERS 750~HIGHEn; "
FEEDING STEERS. AND COWlS "25 HIGHER; STOCKHEIFER.S 25 TO .50( HIGHERi. TOPS FOR WEEK:
1,307# STEERS $9.65;. I ,02 YEA.RINGS-'09.25; 5832 MI XED'YEARLINGS ,$9.00;. 59
H.IF.RS $9..?5, COWS $3.50, SAUSAGE ULLS$4..75, DEALERS $9 5, EEDER. STEERS .7.50.
"6ULKS FOR WEEK: ALL STEERS' .75'"Th $8.85 FAT 'MIXED YEARLINGS. AND HEIFERS $7.50 TO
;8.50, MEDfUM. FLESHED MIXED AND HEIFERS $Q.25 TO $7.00, cows .n4.50 TO $5.50, LOW-
CUTTERS $2.75 TO $3.,25, STOCKER AND F.EOE.4..S.1EERS ,,.25 TO $7.40, GOOD AND CHOICE .
V.AL.ERS CLOSED THE WEEK AT "9.00, TOP SAUSAGE .lULLS $4.75.
H}'o: -SLO "STE-Y: T 1.0:. LOWER. THAN FRIDAYtS AVERAGE; LATER TRADE DULL, CLEAR-
ANCE INCOMPL'TE*:PI'G S STEADY TO STRONG. SOW .BARELY STEADY' BULK 50 TO
220'r.$7.90 fT .8 10, TOP. r,8.1"2.; 235 T 340# $7.460-"TO 7.775; 00 TO 0# ,7.25 .TO.
,7.35,- sows 6.. o 6.0. -
SHEEP: COMPAED'I.rTH WEEK AGO: L4MBS STEADY TO 25 HIGHER -nTHEniCLASSES STEADY
--TO' SONGN. EEKI.S PhACTI CAL TOPWOOLED LAMBS' 9.2,'-ONE SMALL LOT _9.50,
TOP CLIPPED :'LAM.aS 8.4i75, ZULK W"OLED $8 50 TO $9;00i .1OCLK CLI PrED $8.25 TO..$8.75,
COl.ION THRO'"O'UTS ^'3.50 TO :$7.00, FAT EWES. 33.5.to *$4..50. ..


STOKER AND-FEEDER' SHIM rENTS.. FROM TWELVE MARKETS -

S AR. 7- : FED. 28- : .MAR. 8- :PrER C'E.T I-NCRASE O'.: DECREASE
,. ; MAR. 13 : MAR. 6'" MAR. 14 :MAR .7 I3,'3 { COrMPARED AVERAGE
: 1931 : '1931, : 1930- :CORRSPONOING WKS-,1928I-29-30.
CATTLE AND CALVES: 19,546 : 23,195 : 4[,508 : 40.7 DECOEASE .
HOG'S : 3,83 : 6,30 : 10,591 : 65.5 D EhEASE'
SHE'EP .. : I'G067 : 22,881 .: 15,580 : 7.8 'DECREASE ...


HOGS SLAUGHTER UNDER FEDERAL 'MEAT INFECTION
'VEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1931 AND MARCH 21, .1930.
S 1931 1930
S.-. CHCAGO, ILL. 119945 *9 48
I NDIANAPOLIS, IND.. 1 5441 .20,447
"KANSAS-CTTY, AN. I... A .. 42c,733S'v 19,7641
S"---.'.NATIOAL. STOCKYARDS, ILL. ANMO ST.LouIS Mo. 4S,126 38,489
NEwv YORK, N.Y. AN' JESEY CITY,:..N.J. 3 ,389 31 ,550
OMAHA, NE3R. 51 ,219 28,087
S Sioux CITY, I-lWA. . 32,721 22;"-23
SOUTH ST.-JOSEPH, M '... 1 4,619 5,5
SOUTH ST. FAUL, MINN. 35,978 38. .3
.TOTALS 393,171 295, F02


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, Jr' f DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY MARCH 24, 1931.
g TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCKAT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)'
-:-- r= --


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP


HOLDOV


HOGS
ER DIRECT*THRU*


FORT VORTH
KANSAS CI T.Y
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAH A
0.KLAHOMA CITY
ilouX CI TY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL-
'^lCH I TA
DiNVER
TOTAL I I MARKETS
ONE 'VEEK AGO,II MARKETS
To DATE THIS 'VEEK.
SAME PERIOD LAST "lEEK
FORT 'VORTH RECEIPTS.


ACTUAL REC.EI PTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES.:

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,"'
FT.'AJORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,Y


2,000
6,000
6;000
4,000
5,500
*600
1,500
1,200"
I ,8:00
.600.
1,000
30 200
28 000
97,000
102,900


400
900
2,500
2,000
300
300--
100
.300
2,000
.400
.100
9,300
8 ,250
21 ,300
19,350.


S1,100
* 3,500
19,000.
1" .1, 500
1. 1,000
1 500
.8 000
3,000:
.6,000.
1 ,400
, 1, 800
67,800
78,800
'186,600
220,600


5,500
10,000
13,000
1,500
.12,000
200
2,500
.6,500
500
*300
2,500
..54,500
5 55.,100
152', 800
1444,500


8,000


60
140
3,500


500


300.


*APPROX.I MATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU.HOGS
INCLUDED' IN THE'DAYIS.
ES-TIMATEb RECEIPTS.


SHIPMENTS AND.'.PACKER PURCHASES, -MONDAY, MARCH 23,
CATTLE CALVE HOGS SHEE.?
,401 931. ,1,609 9,72i
836 75 --- 4,770.
.1,745 50 -1,508 .: 7.,383.
.2,3.90


IK AGO
YR AGO


. ,277 47C0
I ,902: 724


958 2
|,526


FORT ,'ORTH LIVESTOCK.,MARKET TUESDAY --MARCH 24,


2,390
1 ,404

I931.


1931,


(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALLS REPORTED UP TO 1':00 P.M.)
CATTLE: SALESMEN COLLECTED QENERALL.Y STEADY PRICES FOR' ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE
-' HERE TODAY AND THIE RACKER DEMAND ,FOR BEEF MATERIAL, ESPECIALLY
SLAUGHTER STEERS AND THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT Y.EARLINGS, APPEARED FAIRLY A'CTIVEw
THESE CLASSES OF CATTLE FORMED BULK OF THE DAYS SUPPLY, ESTiMATED-AT 2,000 HEAD.
STRAIGHT S3H.IPMENTS OF COWS. VERE AGAIN LACKING AND .THE. OFFER GG OF: SUCH CATTLE WERE
LIMITED TO SORTS FROM MIXED SHIPMENTS
LD CA-'LOT SALES OF" SLAUGHTER STEERS" WERE -SCATTERED -FROM" $5.25 TO. $'?'2 5,
SEVERAL LOADS OF RATHER COMMON KII '.L NG STEERS MOVED AT $5.25, $5.35 AND $5.50, .AND
TWO LOADS OF.. SHORT-FEDS BROUGHT .25... THE CATTLE T'AT SOLD AT $7.00 AN"' $7.15 WERE
DESIRABLE FED GRAbES; IN LIGHT WEIGHTS, MOSTLY TWO6.. -ABOUT TWO LOADS OF GOOO MEDIUM
WEIGHT FED,STE'ER':r HELD ABOVE $7.65, REMAINED IN FIRST HAND* AT A. LATE HOUR. TRADE
IN FAT YEARLINIGS ARRIVEE A CARLOT TOP .OF 8.25, THIS PRICE AI D FOR A 2-bAR SHIPMENT
.OF. MEDIUM.:WE'IHTS, ANOTHER-'OAD ;ao AA.88. .:Np T EN.LESi PESIRABLE GRES OF ,
THESE LITTLE CATTLE RANGED' DOWNWARD .FfROM AROUND *`7.00, I NCL.DI 1I G'OCCASI OAL "SORTS
OF BUTCHER HEIFERS. UNDER 5.50. *
A SMALL GROUP OF. SORT SALES OUTL'I.NED. THE MARKET FOR. COWS. .A F W
'GOOD FAT .COWS CHANGED HAN-DS AT $.4.75 AND BUTCHER. GRADES "E'RE LISTED, AS'ON.MOST DAYS
* RECENTLY, FROnM t$323 TO $-3:75. .'SOIE .LOW-CUTTER SO7TS WERE REPORTED FROM $2.2.25 TO
1-.$2;75, "STrON.G.'WEI GHTS UP-.TO THE.LATTER PRICE. NO BOLLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE RE-
CEIVED, EVEN. IN f HIPMENTS,'OF"MIXED"CArTLE. .
PU, A LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOdKERS.'AND THE FEW
-PURCHASES ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT \NC.LUDED STOCK .STEERS AND YEARLINGS A1T $6.75 AND $ 7.00,
ALSO ONE'LOAD OF CHOICE STOCK ST'LER CALVES AT $8.00. LATE SALES OF STOCKERS YESTER-
DAY PRODUCED A.. .TOP -OF $3,00., tHIS PRtCE.PAID FOR ONE LOAD .OF WELL-BREP 2-YEAR-OLD
STEEt.Se .
LITTLE CHANGE WAS OBSERVED TODAY IN PRICES FOR. SLAUGHTER CALVES.
THE BETTER GRADES OF.'HEAV .FAT 'CALVES CO.NITINE SCARCE, ALTHOUGH TWO OR THREE SALES
OF GOOD' HEAVIES. ''.E.RE REPORTED AT $7.00 AND $7.25. WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF LESS AT-
TRACTIVE. GRADES RANGED D"b0NWARD FROM-AROUND 6.50,'WI TH CULL SORTS MOVING MOSTLY
ro OM $3.25 fo- $3.75.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG TRADE TODAY.PROVED VERY UNEVEN.- EARLY TRUCK HOG PRICES
RULED FULLY.25 CENTS LOWER THAN -YESTERDAYtS..TRUCK MARKET AND LATER
SALES. APPEARED 10 TO 15. CENTS LOWER. 'RAIL PRICESS "'ERE 5 TO 10 CENTS HIGHER THAN
YESTERDAY'S RAIL HOG MARKET. RECEIPTS. ESTIMATED. .AT J'00 HEAD, INCLUDED ONLY 60
HEAD DIRECT TO ACK.ERS IN ADDITION TO 780 TR,-.C< HOGS AND 'FOUnR b, FIVE LOADS AND
THREE PART LOADS OF RAIL HOGS. FOR THE OPEN -MARKET. THE DAY'S TOP OF $8.00 WAS
PAID BY PACKERS FOR THREE LOADS OF GoOD TO CHOICE 185 TO 200-POUND RAIL HOGS AND
OTHER SALES OF LESS DESI RABLE RAIL HOGS SOLD-ON DOWN TO $7.50.' BEST TRUCK HOGS
, STOPPED AT $7.65 DURING EARLY. r-).UNDS BUT SMALL' KILLERS LATER PAl0 UP TO $7.80 AND
PACKERS UP TO $7.75 FOR GOOD TO CHOICE- TRUCK HOGS. MOST .OF THE BETTER GRADES OF
-LIGHT AND MEDIUM Wr. GHT TRUCK .HOGS MOVED FROM $7.60 TO $7.75. PACKING SOWS AT
$6.00 AND $6.25 "iE.-E STEADY.

SHEEP: ANOTHER LIBERAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAMBS,.ABOUT 5,500 HEAD., AR-
RIVED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. THIRTY THREE DECKS "'ERE OFFERED IN
THE "RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING FIVE DECKS OF SPRI-NG LAFISS, THE FIRST CARLOT OFFERINGS
OF TH I S' CLASS. THESE SPRING LAMBS MOVED EARLY WITH MEDIUM TO GOOD ,GRADES. SELL' ,
FROM $3.00 TO $9.25, AND COMMON GRADES OF SPRINGER[ AT $7.00. THE REMAINING .-'"-.L.P
AND LAMB SUPPLIES CONSISTED MOSTLY OF 'HORN FAT LAtISS AND 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS.
DECLINES ./VERE .!REr.O"'TED AT NORTHERN MARKETS ON FED LAM3S AND THE LOCAL TRADE PROVED
VERY SLOW. PACKERS DI AROUND ?5 TO 50 CENTS LOWER F(IR SHO'RN. SLAUGHTER OFFERINiGS
AND PRACTICALLY NO MO.!NING SALES WERE REPORTED. DURING EARLY AFTERNOON. ROUNDS
MlKED 'SHORN .FAT LAM. AND YEARLINGS WERE SOLD AT $6.50, 'OR UNEVENLY LOWER.. A FEW
-F'O OF AGED FAT "'ETHES BROUGHT A STEADY PRICE'OF $4.00t
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND )Ul0TATIONS TUESDAY MARCH 24, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: BULK STEERS AND YEARLINGS COMPRISE COMMON AND MEDIUM GRADES SELLING STEADY
----- TO STRONG AT 8.,25 DOWN TO $7,00;' ONLY A SPRINKLING AT $8,50 TO $9.00, FEW
LOADS MEDIUM WEIGHT AND W-EIGHTY STEERS AROUND *.50 AND SOME GOOD AND CHOIR CE HEAVIES
H.EL ARUND L0.0 BUT VERY.LITTLE HERE OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND $8.50; THIN STOCKERS
AT 6.~o TO (,., FI r.1; VERY FEW REPLACEMENT KINDS IN RUN; SHE-STOCK STEADY TO EASY
QOWS GOING SLOW WIT!I FAIRL"' LIBERAL SUPPLY HERE; CUTTERS FULLY STEADY AT $3 25 TO
4.00u; BULLS FIRM, OUTSIDE ON HEAVY SAUSAGE OFFERINGS $4.75 BULK $4.25 TO $4.60;
LIMITED, SUPPLY GOOD AND CHOICE WEIGHTY VEALERS MOSTLY 50( HIGHER TO SMALL KILLERS,
JE.S INTEE.S BUYING ON EASTER ACCOUNT, PAYING'$9.00 TO $9.50; MOST LIGHT VEALERS
i ,UU TO $0U00 ....*
H-.OS: GENERALLY STRONG. To 0(f HIGHER, LARGELY HIGHER' BULK 150 .250 TO
WEIGHTS 27.85 TO $8.05; TOP 8.10; MOST -T0 TO 2401 $7.60 TO $7.9; 250 TO
3-3r $7.00 Too O7.50; sows TRONG, BULK DESIRABLE KINDS $6.25 TO $6.60; BULK BETTER
GRADE PIGS S7.50 TO $7.75.
SHEEP: FAT LvAMBS MO4TLY STEADY ".'1ITH MONDAY'S CLOSE, SPOTS EASLER; SHEEP SCARCE,
UNCHANGED; FEW SALES GOOD AND CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS $8,25 TO M8500 TO PACK-
ERS, KINDS AT INSIDE AVERAGING 97#; CHOICE MEILUA WEIGHTS 8.60 TO TO OUT"--
SIDER. SOME HELD HIGHER; FEW CLIPPED LAMBS:Po.UU0 BEST HELD ABOVE $.2; NATIVE
E'!ES 4.25 To $o.00.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I J :'00 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS OPENING FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG, S'OTS HIGHER, OTHER
S KILLING CLASSES OF 'CATTLE COMPARATIVELY SCARCE, STEADY TO STRONG; VEALERS
AND CALVES SCA'-CE, THRONG G TO 505 HIGHER, SPOTS UP MONRE0-N VEAL.ERS; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS FULV.YTEADY; BULK EARLY SALES FED STEERS $7..5 TO -8.50, FEW LOADS HELD
UPWARD TO e. AND A3OVE* MOST LIGHT YEARL'I'NGS OF QUALITY.TO SKLL. DOWNWARD FROM
.Q; BULK. BUTCHE R'CO"/S ,4.25 TO .5.50 MEDIUM BULLS $4.00 TO S4.35; BULK VEALERS
,.0 DOWN, FLV SELECTEDD KINDS TO OUT91E.'S ,..00, WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES UP TO
76TOC0; SBU sOCKERS AND FEEDERS 36.75 TO $8.15, 2 LOADS CHOICE LIGHT YEARLING
SSTOCKERS >9.00, U
HdGS:. FAIRLY ACTIVE MOSTLY 10 TO 15h HIGHER THN MONDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP `7.80
--. ON 180 TO 230.* DESIRABLE 150 TO 50 7.O TO 67.80; 260 T7 5 7,25
TO $7.60; PACKING SOWS o.40 UTO $5.85; STOCK PGS 15 TO 25:'HIGHER, 7...5 TO $7.75.
SHEEP: PRACTICALLY NO '/OOLED LAMBS SOLD EARLY, BI D.ING 25TO 40Q LOWER; TEXAS
---EA LINGS AND 2-YEAR-OLDS MIXED STEADY AT 6.00, FEW 72 SPRING LAMBS TO
SHIPPERS $1 1.0; ODD LOT' NATIVES DOWNINARD FROM.. $ 0.75.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I 0:00 A.M.
CATTLE: LIBERAL SUPPLY .OF, WITH EA7LY INDICATIONS' AROUND STEADY, ON E."S'TE AND LOWER ON MIXED YEAR-
LINGS AND HEI FES; AL'L" COW-STUFF-'SLOW'WII-TH-BI O'DING'. POWER .BULLS STEADYi TOP SAUSAGE
KINDS .-4.75; GOOD AND.CHOI.CE VEALERS .75 HIGHER AT I10,...
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE T.O ALL INTERESTS, 5 TO MOSTLY 10Q HGHEn THAN MONJDAy'S
-- AVERAGE; PIGS .HARING STRENGTH BULK .15' TO 220 8.00 TO $8. 10; 8.[5
PAID ON 230 TO 230' ,7.65 To $7.90- FEW S0 .TO 075# $7.50 AND $7.55, BETTER 100 TO
14-,P $7.50 TO 17.90; sows LARGELY 6.50 TO $6.65,
SHEEP:. MARKET ABOUT STEADY ON' NATIVES; 2 DOUBLES CLIPPED WESTERN LAMBS AND ONE
DOUBLE CLI PPED WETHERS, UNSOLD; SMALL LOTS GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS
08.75 TO 9.QD0, LATTER PI'CE TOP' TO ClTY BUTCHERS; FEW CHO I CEACLLEPED LAM1 TO CITY
UTCHRS 8750, LESS-DEI.RABLE KINDS 8. .5, COMMON THROWOUTS .50 TO $7.UU, FAT
* .EES $4.50 DOWN. "- ,.,T ...." ,T . ,n......CA n.,, r- T f,,ll


HOGS: SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND,
=I--- ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED) .
- L LTT 140-I G0k J GD-l-"
LTWT 160-1Q 2 0-0
160-


FORTI "!RTH
CLOSE


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CLOSE CLOSE


7.0-
7.65-
7.50-
7.25-
6.40-
7.35-
7.84-


1: O

8: 10
800
7.75
7.60
6.75
7.85
7.85
21 8;


STEERS (I 300-1|500).
H. HEFERS;..(5 -850 5 ,,- )


.OW
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) 2n-C
SALERS(MT-C(
VEALE.RS (MILK-FED)


CALVES. (250-500Q)
FDR & STKR CATTLE AN
STEERS (500-8007)
STEERS (800-[050Q-)
SHEI F-ERS:
Cows:
* CALVES (STEERS)
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND
LAMBS: N(9Q-" ON)
91-* c00#'
(ALL TS
YRLG *IETA ERS;:90- 1
EVES: (cQ,, -1Q.- ,


I '7 ~


3.00- 3.75
.. :


MEDIUM
CULL-U OM
SGD-.CH
JD CALVES:
GD-0H
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- P- .



- - 7.5- 8 85
-' ~. 8.,
- 0.7


. 9
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5. 8.

5.50- .75

*r:- 3:50


5.50- 6.75


9 .5- 7.25


5.00o- 6.25
.25- 6.50







8.00


8.g5-


5.50-


- - 7.65- 8.P5 -- -
- -... 6.50- 7.65 - -

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17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'A"OTTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK f.ARKET REPORT .VIEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOC'K AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


S(I I 00 .A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH ..
KANSAS CITY "
CillC'AGO ..
NATIONAL. STOCKYARDS "
OMAH A
OKLAHOMA ClTV
Sioux CITY
ST. .JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
VI CH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE "lEEK AGO,1 I .4ARKETS
To DATE THIS 'VEEK '.
SAME PERIOD LAST "EEK ..
FORT WORTH RECEI PTS,

ACTUAL RECEIPTS- ,
TOTAL 'SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FTWORTH ACTUAL, TUESDAY ,'JK
FT.'VORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAYIYR


CATT E
S2,2-00
S5,500
10,000
3,000
. 700
3,000
3,100..
2,400
.400

39.700-
2.7, 200-
136,700
.130,100


CALVES
-700
-800
3 000
1,200
* .500
.700
200
600
2,000
200
-50
10,350
8,375
231,G50


H6-rs
..1,000
. 5,000
-16,000
. 9,500
,17,000
I 300
-1 5 500(
5.000
i o;.ooo
SI ,500.
.I 200,.


84,1 001
8*3,500.
270,700
304,100


SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PORJCHASE


CATTrLE
. 2,184
523
1,05.7
,947
2,095


Ato
A'o


CALVES
.558.

18
6|3


SHEEP
I ,'000
1 3,000
7, 000
I,oo


1 ,000
1 000
I .800


HOGS
HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU'


5,000


66
420
2,000


B00


50,400 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
55,100 DIRECT.AND THRU HOGS.
203,200 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
199,600 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
:S, TUESDAY,.. .4AROH 24, 1931.


:1 HOGS -
' 1 ,274
157

S537
1I ,867


E* EEP
6 5;752
2,'724
2,942

.5,678
2,303


FORT "!ORTH..LIVESTOCK MARKET 'VEDESDAV MARCH. 25,. 1'931.
(BASED ON MARKET C.ONDI TIONS- ANJ SALEdS REPO.R.'TED UP :TO I :00 r04M)

CATTLE: PACKER DEMAND. ,O1 SLAUGHTER" CATTLE HERE. TODAY "'ENTEREl ON THE
BETTER GRADES OF FAT. YEARLNGS. AND-THE TF3ADE IN 'THESE..LITTLE CATTLE
PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE AT F .M R PRICES IN CONTRAST 'TO GOOD ACTION IN .T.HE YEARLING
DIVISIONN OF TRADE, THE' ARVET -FOR SLAUGHTER STEER., APPEARED RATHER.'DULL, .STEADY TO
SLIGHTLY LOWER. .SMALL ..ECL.I NPS WERE )OCA2 1'OALLY REPORTED ON, S.H I PP ING STEERS LISTED
AT .TEADY, RATES. OTHER CLA?'CS' OF CATTLE WHICH WE E 'LI I.TE CD SHORT Sl00PI6' ES *OF
.M.I-XED" BUTCHER CLASSES, ROLED MOSTLY S rEA'DY.. THE DOTTEh GRADES OF FAT COWS WERE.
PRACTI:GALLY LACKING. YARD E.'ST-IMATES. CALLED -FG-R TOTALS OF ONLY 2,600 CATTLE AND
700 CALVES. ..
SLAUGHTER 'STEERS DREW 1'BIDFFROuM $5.25 T[ AROUND $6 .50 AND OFFERINGS
*THAT* .SOL'.Il-N THE$3.'00 RANGEWERE SHOR.T-FEDSt' TWO CAiS OF:'~.AELL-F INI SHED YEARLINGS
TO' PED AT*,$8.25.'AND. OT'IER. SALES" OF THIS CLASS- WERE-MADE AT '7.85, $7.75., $7.65 AND
ON. DOWN. THE L'I IST, INCL'DII.1G .GORTS OF PLAIN 3UTOHER MEIF.ERS UNDER,.5..50 PACKAGE
.LOTS'OF. BUTCHER CO'00.l USUALLY SHIRTS, SOLD F'16MM'$.25 TO $3.75 AN'D SO-ME'LOW-CUTTERS
CHANGED HANDS FROM .2-5' TO.2.75, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO- T9.E LATTIr Prl.d. SCARCITY
OF .SAUSAGE BULLS .PREVENTED.A TEST OF DULL"VALUES ANt THIS RANCHC. F THE fM.ARKET
PRESENTED. A.NOMINAL. APPEArlANCE.. .
TH'E -FEW PU.;C-0ASES OF CATTLE ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT I NC.LUDED MEDIUM GRADE
STOCK STEERS AT 3..10 AND ONE LOAD OF VERY GOOD 740-PrUND FEEDER'STEERS YEARLINGS
AT $7.50'. WELL-ORED STOCK CALVES WERE UNUSUALLY SCARCE. "'
STEADY VALUES' "ERE O,U.TLIN'ED 3Y SALES 'F SLAUGHTER CALVES, PACKED DE-
MAND MORE OR LESS INDIF.FERErJT. A FEW GOOD. Ht'EAVY'FAT CALVES. RANGED 'UPrTO' $7.00 AND
ADOVE AN.D WEIGHTY AVERAGES *F THE LESS ATTRACT'I VE. GRADES' SOLD FROM ARpUND $6.50
DOWN, CULL -SORTS MOSTLV.'F20M $3.25. TO $3.75.


HOGS:
i LOADS OF RAIL


ONE. THOUSAND HOGS W/ERE E.ST.IMATE-D. FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. ARRIVALS
INCLUDED 6' HEAD DIRECT. TO PACKERS, ABOUT 600 Tr-U4K HOGS AND FOUR
HOG'S FOR THE OPEN MARKET.. ..


TRUCK ..HOGS SOLD EARLY AT PR ICES MOSTLYY 5 CENTS: H HIGHER THAN YESTER-
DAY'S TRUCK HOG MARKET, .2UT CARLOT TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW AND RAIL HO(S FINALLY
HAD TO SELL:AT PRICES AD3IUT F CENTS LOWER,. THE DAY..S TOP OF $7.'5 WAS PAID BY
PACKERS, FOR TWO LOADS OF GOOD TO CHOICE MEDIA UM WE I GHT BUTCHERS AVERAGING AROUND
"25 POUNDS. TW' OTHER LOADS OF FAIRLY GOOD MIXED WEI'GHT- RAIL.H.OGS -RECEI'VED. B I'DS OF
$7.75 ,AND $7,85. SMALL KILLERS PA'.D UP:T'O '$7.8'5. FOR A FEW TRUCK. HbGS. AND'MOST OF
THE MEDIUM TO ..CHOICE 170 to. 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD FROM I.1.7 70'TO-$7.80. ''PACKING
SOWS AT $6.00 AND S ."' WERE STEADY.

SHEEP: OVER 1I ,000 SHEEP. AND LAM:S, THE LARGEST DAY.' SUPPLY RECEIVED HERE
IN R'.TCENT YEAR ...' ARRIVED .FOr TODAY'S TRADE. A30OUT 70 DECKS WERE
DELIVERED DY RAIL AND OVER 1,100 HEAD WERE RHOWN .IN THE .TRUCK SECTION. TRADE
PROVED SLIGHTLY MORE ACTIVE THAN ON YESTERDAY ALTHOU OH PRICES RULED WEAK. TO 15 CENTG
LOWER ON SHORN SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS OF' C'OM4)ON AND MErO;UM GRADES. ,AROUND 2,COO
SPRING LAMBS SOLD AT ST!ON?, PRICES AND'GOCD SHORN LAMDS HELD STEADY,W ITH YESTERDAY
LATE DECLINE OF AROUT-25 CENTS, SPRING LAME'S SOL,b FROM $8.50 TO [0,<00, WITH MOST
SALES FROM $9.C 0O TO $9.50. CULL SPRING L,- n3 PANCED ON DOWN TO $300,' MeoI UM TO
GOOD SI4ORN4 FAT LArMDS'MOVED FROM 35 TO- $3 75 AND A FEW .DECKS 1F 2-YEAR.-OLD FA'"
WET HEO:: WE'RE .REPORTED. AT. $5.25 2ANU. 5.50 OO. Goo.k 'FgD T W FTHrRS OROUGH1 -.$4-0."5 AND
THE' LOWER GRADES .OF- AED FAT WEATHERS SOLD AT $3.o000. FEEDERS WERE SCARCE AI'D .NO
MORNING SALES WERE MADE ON COUNT"v ACCOCONT.


3/25/31 RP
1:30 FoM..


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
aJREAU OF AlC"I ,CULTURAL ECON:! OMCS
MARKET N'."S SERVICE


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--IO0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: SHIPPERS TAKING HOLD LIBERAL SIZED RUN GOOD TO CHOICE STEERS, PAVING FULLY
STEADY PRICES ON OPENING ROUNDS; ALL GRADES WEIGHTY DULLOCKS STEADY EARLY
DUT LOWER GRADE LIGHT OFFERINGS STEADY TO 25o0 LOVER, MOSTLY 25t OFF; THIS APPLYING
Tn KINDS OF VAL'JE T-'T rELL AT $8.50 DOWNWARD; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FIRM; SHE-
STOCK STEADY O023"'C LOWEr, LOW-PRICED COWS HOLD UP DUT BETTER GRADES AND ALL YEAR-
LING HEIFERS OFF;. YEARLING HEIFER RUN EXCESSIVE; CULLS STRONG TO 10q5 HIGHER AND
AbbRS FIRM ON DETTE R ADES WITH WEIGHT AND AGOE EADY ON LIGHT KINDS AT s6.50 T,
.,UU; GOOD AND CHOICE OFFE'INIGS MAKING ~'8. TO 1).0
HOGS: MARKET SLOW, VERY Ur'EVE;, MOSTLY STEADY WITH TUESDAY'S AVERAGES; SOME
EAR Y SALE STRONGER; ACKING SOWS STRONG; GOOD TO CHOICE 160 TO 21
^*e. TO THE TOPPL.-AINE' KINDS 7.85 2 TO 22 7.50 TO 7.85: 260 TO 310
TO 74.-5, CHOICE .QT TO 350# 7.0 TO $7.20; PIGS MOPTLX $7.2 TO $7.75; STRON
WEIG HTS AND G' LGl S .60 To 8.00.LN KINDS DOWN TO $6.75 AND BELOW; PACKING'
SOWS MOi.TLY 0. y) TO .o.)E,,6 PLAIN KINDS $63 DOWN.
SHEEP: FEW EATLY .SALES STRONG TO UNEVENLY HIGHER GENERALLY ASKING ADOUT 250 HIGH-
ER; GOOD T-O -CHOICE W-".LED LAMDS SCALING 94 .DOWN $8.50 TO p8.75 TO ALL
INTERESTS, C80 EIDIU tlWE H HEL AT75 9.5 UNSOLD; CLIPPED LAMDS SCARCE, FEW

KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: VE-Y SLOWV ON FED STEERS; MO"T EARLY DIDS A-OUND 25(h LOWER; LIGHT YEARLINGS
AND SHE-STOCK COMrPARATIVELY SCARCE, OPENING STEADY TO WEAK; DULLS, VEALERS
AND CALVES FULLY STEADY; ".T PKERSA AN3 FEEDERS SLOW, AROUND STEADY; BULK FD STEERS
OF VALUE TO SELL A',OUND $"7.c Tr 8. FW CHO Q F-OADS HELD UPWARD TO M.D7- FEW
LOADS NIGHT YEA-LINGS AND FED HEIFE-S 7.0 )TO F $.25, CHOICE MIXED YEAR~NGS HELD
ABOVE 9Q00 MEDIUM TO GOOD COWS $4.25 TO 5.50; MEDIUM BULLS $4.00 8 -4.75; U
VEALERS $8.00 DOWN, FEW ,9.00; SCATTERED LOADS STOCKERS AND FEEDERS b. TO $.b06.
HOGS: SLOW AND UNEVEN+ EARLY SALES 24# DOWN STEADY TO STRONG WITH TUESDAY'S
AVEAAGE; A~,DR TRA EXT LY DULLS TEN G LOL0 "R C .ERSOIL C VE O
HAVIES SOLD TOP *. 3'oNf TON CT DESIA7ZLE 6(UTO iU (. TO .^K(
TO 160-# $7.46 TO $7.75; PACKING SOWS $8.40 TO $6.90; STOCK PIGS STEADY, $7.2% TO
A 7. 75.
SHEEP: OPENING SALES FED LA.3D AROUND 254 HIGHER; EARLY TQP WOOL SKINS $8.2.5, SOMr
HELD HIGHER; CLIPPEnRS-7.60, AIlZOWA SPRING LAMBS $1|.00.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:55 A.M.
CATTLE: LARGELY A STEER RUN WITH FED KINDS LIBERALLY REPRESENTED; OPENING STEER
TRADE SLOW; A FEW DEALS DARELY STEADY AT 07.35 TO $8.80; NO ACTION ON FAT
HEIFERS BUT MEDIUM AND LOW' PRICED KINDS FINDING OUTLET AT STEAD'rIES; C UFF ANi
DULLS OPENING STEADY "!ITH WEAK UNDER ONE TO BULLS; COWS LARGELY TO ; LOW-
CUTTERS .2.50 TO $3.25; VEALERS $1.00 HIGHER, TOP $l-..5.
HOGS: MARKET MOSTLY 5 ,TO 10 Q HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; PIGS AND SOWS STRONG:
a BULK .,jn nO 2 f p S00 TO $8.15, TOP $8,20 MOST 240 TO 280f $7.65 TO
$7.90; 100 TO I|0 $7.50 TO 7.90; SOWS LARGELY $o.50 TO T8.65.
SHEEP: NO EARLY SALES OR BIDS, INDICATIONS ADOUT STEADY ON ALL CLASSES.


FORT 'IORTH
0LSI no


HOGS: SOFT OR OILY HoGS AND
~---- OASTING i IGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT G40-1 GD-CH $ S.5G0-

MED "VT 200-220 G D--CH 7.75-
22 -225 GD-H 7.70-
HvY T- 2529' GO-CH 7.50-
290-35 GD-CH 7.30-
PKG Sows 275G5 A.ED-GD 5.75-
SLAUGHTER -IGs COO GD-H -
FOR" &STKR PIGS70-. d05) GD-C -
Av CosT & VT.T ES. PICS EXCL) 7.59-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900 ) CHOICE
GooD .5QQ-
COMMON
STEERS (900.-1100-01) CHOICE
MEDIUM 5.
STEERS (1300-13004) CHOI CE
GOOD 7.00-
UE I UM 5.75-
STEERS (1 300-1 5IQ0) CH ICE
HEIFERS (550-850 q) CHcD I CE
GOOD 5
M. EDIUM 4 0-
COMMON 3. 75-
Cows: CHOICE -
GOOD 4 .-
COM-MED 3:
Low CUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) Go-CH(BEEF) -
uT-Con-MED 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-O-CH -
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM -
CALVES (250-500 ,r) GD-CH G.75-
COM-MED 3.25-
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800,L) G-H -
COM-MED -
STEERS (800-1050A-") GoD-H -
COM-MED -
HEIFERS: GD-CH -
COM-MED -
Cows: Cr-CH -
COM--MED -
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH 7.00-
MEDIUM 5.75-
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LA. VBIS:
LAMBS: (90 DN) GD-OH U 675-
(91-100 MED-OCH
(ALL TS) COMMON -
RLG "ETHES L I ED-CH
120-1501) r' AE--0H -
(ALL "ITS) CUL-COM -
FEEDING SHEEP AND LAM3S (RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75-) GC-CH -
MEDIUM -
3/25/31 RP
2:00 F.M.


7.80
7.95
7.95
7.95
7.95
7.85
7.75
6.25

206#


9: 8
5.75



85 0
7.:00





3.75
3.75




7- .75
6.75






8.50
7.00


CI OAGO
CLOSE


S7.80-
7 .9 .
7 7 :
7:4
7.25-
6.85-

7.48-


8.10
8
8.10
7.60
7.4.0
8.75
7.85
4^j


4.25- .75






5.00- 50
3.00- 5.00


4:58:
6.00-
4.50-


-

7.50-
6.50-
3.5 0-
2.:0-


9.00

4.75
4.00


KANSAS CITY
CLOSE


$ 7.25-


7.4 0- -
G.90-
6.75-.

7.56-


7.75
7. 0
7.85
7.85
7 85
6: 3Q
7.1
7*5
M g 3
2 R


E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE


$ 7.85-

7.90-
7.65-

6.40-

6.90-


8. O
8:()
81 8
8. 5
8.0
7.7
7.6
6 7
7*R5
762
2 Ir


1


9R:'1:88






4.35- 4.75



6.00- 7.75
3.50- 6.00


.75-
425-
4:7
5.25--


S.75-
5.25-

3.25--
S1.50-


:92
7:75

7.75


8.50
3.75

4.60
3.50


9:89- R'58
62
5:88: : 88
6.QQ 7.00
5.60- 6.00
4
6.00- 7.0


7.00-
6.00-

3.25-
.1.75-


8.35
7.25

4.25
3.50


-- .:5 :9
5 -


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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]UN ITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE ..


2T7 LiVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


. TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT .THURSDAY MARCH 2&, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS,
(I 1.:00'A.,M.CENTRAL TIME)
ATTL ALVS OSHEEPHOLDOVERDRECTHRUHOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU"


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA:
QKLAHOMA Cl TY
lIoux CITY
ST. JOSEPH .
,T.. PAUL
'I1 CHITA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I MARKETS
TO DATE TAI S 'AJEEK
SAME PERIOD.LAST WEEK
FORT '.NORTH RECEIPTS,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.IVORTH ACTUAL,THURUDAv,W.,
FT.'VORTH ACT.UAL,THURSDAYY,


I ,800
3,000
6 500
6; 000'
900
S2,000
1,300
.2,200
S.400
600
26;700-
26,400
163,40Q
156,500


* BOO
. 500
. 3.,000
1-,000
300
300
S 00
I ,800
,200
-.50

S7 i800
39 ,,700
*:36,025


700 3,0Q00
.4,000 9,000
23 000 13,000
10,000 I ,500-
'1.6,000 14,000
; 1 I00 -1:00
.1 1500 2 500,
S4,70( 5,000
9,000 I ,000
,70Q .600
,300 3,700.
'83,000 53,400 *
'80;900. 45,500 c
353,700 256,600 I
385,000 245i1.00 E


7,000


* 88 -
210
5,000


1 ,000


900.


APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
I.RECT AND THRU 'HOGS
INCLUDED I:N THE DAYS
:ST-IMATED .RECEI P.TS.


SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, WEDNESDAYY, MAR.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS -SHEEP
2,598 ', 463.. 1,080 1-1.287
523 189':. -- 2,724
,249 554. 819 I:0|175


AGO:. ..;727
AGO .1,539


41 6:
228 ,


1,0Q40
I ,326.


25-1931.

-yLl --


'3,998
,2,512


FORT NORTH H LIVESTOCK MARKET -.THURSQAY MARCH .2Q, 1 931
(BASED ON'MAAKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1 :00 P.M.)
.. . 4.. A . ..
CATTLE: STEAD" PRI CES V'ER. .RAI D FOR MOST CLASSES OF CATTLE HERE TODAY AND
BULK OF THE MODE.-ATE SUPPLY MADE A GOOD CLEARANCE DURI NG MORN I:NG
ROUNDS. THE BEST F.'T STC.ER.S, HOWEVER, -REMAINED IN FI RST HANDS tT A LATE HOUR.*
SLAUGHTER STEERS.AND YEA;7j1NGS, ALONG WITH A -FEW CA-S OF MIXED BUTCHER -CLASSES',
FORMED BULK OF THE DAVISY. C'EIPTS' ESTIMATED ON'TI. ,800 .A-TL '
CA':'LOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER" STEERS W'lfE REPOrtTED Al' $5. 10,; AG-.00 AND
$6.65, WITH THE LA.TTR PR'I.CE PA:D..FOR WNO CA.S .THA.f SOLD ON. ORDER 'ACCOt.NT. H1'REE
CARS OF GOOD 'HEAVY 'TEERS -REMAI NED UNSOLD DURING; THE FORENOON.. ONE LOAD OF GOOD TO
CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS SOLD LATE .AT' 8.50, THIS PRI CE TOP FOR THE .DAY AND VIEEK TO
DATE. OTHER. SALES OF' SLA/UHTER .YEA.RLINGS WETPE MADE AT $7.75,. A;3UND. $7..00 AND ON
DOWN THE LIST'. SORTS OF BUJTCHER HEIFERS ')ERE LISTED, AS USUAL, MOSTLY UNODEn 5.50.
PRACTICALLY NO B.U-IN.ESS WAS TRANSACTED IN THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT
COWS, BUT SOME BUTCHER SORTS MOVED AROUND "3.25 TO .3.75" AND .LOW-CUTTERS RANGED
FROM $2.25 TO $2.75, THE LATTER CP-I C APPLICABLE TO STRONG WEIGHTS. BULL TRADE
PRESENTED A NOMINAL APPEARANCE. .
SE.EAL PURCHASES Or. TOCKERS AND FEEDE'RS WEfr ..REPOTEO, -INCLUDING
STOCK STEERS A-OUND $-000, S`ME STOCK STEER Y.EARLINS OF .FAAI RL.Y'GOD" G.RA.DES AT
$7.25 AND $7.,35 AND. A ,5-CA'7 STRING OF IEEtDER YEALI'NGS AT $ .00.. TRESE FEEDER. EAr
LINGS WERE WEIGHED o'' A RECENT COUNTRY CONTRACTo
LIGHT -RrCE1 PTS OF SLAULGHTEn CALVES MOVED AT GENERALLY STEADY r.ATES.
CARLOT SALES OF HEAVIES ."IEE MADE-AT $6.00'AND $5.50, WI.TH:A FEW..GOOD. HEAV.IES
SELLilNG ON UP.:TO '7.00. WVEIGHTY ..LAUGHTE-r CALV'ES-.F.PLAINER GRADES -ANCED UNDER
$6.00, INCLUDING CULL SORTS Fr7OM ?3.25-T- $3.754 .

HOGS: LOCAL HOG RECEIlPTS TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARLY :AT 700 HEAD, M%'RNING
ARRIVALS.' INCLUDED 86 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 390 TRUCK HOGS
AN-D ONE LOAD OF RA L ,HOGS FO- ..THE 'OPEN MARKET. TWO OTHER-LOAQS ,.OF. n:AIL HOGS WERE
REPORTED SACK, BUT H14AD NOT ARRIVED AT .A .LATE HOUR. .
LOWER .-iOG PRICES WER.E'POETED AT NORTHERN MARKETS AND LOCAL VALUES
SETTLED AT UNEVrN-DECLINES. SMALL -KILLERS BOUGH.T'T"RUCCK HOGS 5 TO 10 CENTS LOWER
AND PACKERS PURCHASED RAIL AND-TR'UCK HOGS AT DECLINEd OF 1 5 -T 20 CENTS. SMALL
KILLERS PAID 7.k80 FOR A FEW TRUCK LOTS OF CHOICE 3UTCHEPS DURING EARLY ROUNDS..
THE QAYIS PRACTICAL T7'P OF 7.7,5 WAS.PAID BY SKA'XLL KILLERS FOR SEVERAL TRUCK LOTS
OF Lr'GHT AND MEDIU'M'WEI GHT BUTCHERS AND PACKERS STOPPED AT $7.60 FOR GOOD TRUCK
HOGS. THE ONE LOAD OF '.1EEDIUM TO GO)AD RAIL H'.GS AVERAC'I'NG' A"UND 200 POUNDS, SOLD
TO PACKERS AT $7,.5, QUOTABLY 20 CENTS LOWER. BACKING SOWS SOLD MOSTLY AT $6.00
AND $6.?5, .0. STEADY, .

.SHEEP: A3OUT 3,00.0 SHEEP AND LAMIS3 ARRIVED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE, IN-
CLU;IPMG OVER 800 HEAD OFFEREDD I'N THE TRUCK SECTION. SPRING LAMB
PRIDES RULED 25 Tn 'o0 CENTS LOWER AND OTHER KILLING CLASSES SOLD STEADY. GOOD
SPRING LAMBSWERE ;REPORTED AT ",9..00 AND $9.25. MEDIUM G"ADE SHnRN FAT LAMBS SOLD
F .M $S.00 TO $3.5; AND CO.PD SHOnN. FAT YEARLIN.CG SOLD UP TO '6.00. -SORTS OF GOOD.
SHORN, 2-YEA,-OLD FAT WETHERS BROUGHT .,5.50 AND 'A FEW -DECKS AND PART DECKS OF Or --'
SHORN, AGED.FAT "'ETH'' LANDED AT- 4.00, FEEDERS CONTINUE rCARC.E, -.LATE DNESYw,
FLESHY SHO.N FEEDER LAr.1n3 MOVED OUT AT $5.50, .


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY MARCH 26, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: EASTERN SHIPPERS AND LOCAL KOSHER BUTCHERS TAKING WEIGHTY STEERS AT MOSTLY
STEADY PRICES; BETTER GRADES RULING STEADY TO STRONG AND LOWER GRADES
STEADY TO WEAK;rFEW SPECIALTY LIGHT STEERS AND LONG YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY BUT OTHER
MOSTLY WEAK TO LOWER, LARGELY STEER AND YEARLING RUN. KILLING QUALITY LESS DE-
IRABLE, EARLY TOP HEAVIES M10.25, MOST EARLY SALES $7.2 TO 9,0, LIGHT HEIFER AND
MIXED YEARLINGS ALSO BUTCHER HEIFERS AND HEAVY FAT COWS -50 LOWER, DULL AT DECLINE,
ESPECIALLY ON YEARLING HEIFERS; kIGHT FAT COWS AND CUTTERS MOSTLY STEADY; BULLS
FULLY STEADY AN VEALERS- 50T0 T 1.00 HIGHER' GOOD TO.CHOICE SHIPPER AND SMALL
MILLER VEALERS $9.50 TO $10.50, LIGHT KINDS $7.50 TO '$9.25.
1.OGS: UNEVEN, AROUND 100 LOWER THAN WEDNESDAY'SS AVERAGE, SOME MEDIUM WEIGHTS OFF
MORE: PIGS STEADY; PACKING SOWS WEAK TO 10(, LOWER; GOOD TO .CHO CE 170 TO
?i0 $.7.75 TO 17.90, TOP .00 220 TO 250# $7.40 TO $7.75 260 TO 320 7.1 TO
.7.40; CHOICE 330 TO 340-4' ,7.00; GOO TO CHOICE 140 TO 160 7.85 TO $8.00; PIGS
S7.35 TO $7.85; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $6.40 TO $6.60. .
HEEP: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE TO SHIPPERS, MOSTLY STEADY, CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHT LAMBS
VERY SCARCE, STRONG;. EARLY BULK GOOD AND CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS $8.5 0 TO
9.00; .PACKERS STOPPING AT .8"7; ONE LOAD CLOSELY SORTED WEIGHTS $9.10 TO YARD
TRADER FEW CLIPPED LAMBS 8U00 TO $.P.5, SOME HELD HIGHER; FAT NA-TIVE EWES $4.00
To $ .6UUo.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I :00:A.M.
CATTLE:- BULK OF UN FED STEERS, FEW SCATTERED SALES EARLY STEADY TO WEAK, MOST
BIDS AROUND 25(t LOWE-; OTHER KILLING CLASSES COMPARATIVELY SCARCE, SLOW,
STEADY TO EA; VEALERS AND SLAUGHTER CALVES MOSTLY TEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS
ISOW., WEAKLY BULK FED STEERS ELIGIBLE. TO SELL AROUND 7,00 TO $8.50, PLAIN DOGIES
*5.75 TO $0.75, LIGHT MLXED YEARLING HELD UP TO .$9.00, FEW BUTCHER COWS $4.25 TO
$5.25, BULK VEALERS 8.00 DOWN, FEW 9.00.
HOGS: UNEVEN 2401 DOWN MOSTLY 2 TO.050 LOWER THAN WEgMESDAY'I 9ESJ 1,ME,
HEAVI E& jE \bHTS ABOUT STEADY W.I TH CLSE TOP $,- ON 9 TO 1 E
sIABLE 150O TO 240 Q7.30 TO 7.60; 250 To 35bk $685..T.o 7.; PACKING SOws ,6.00
TO $6.40; STOCK PIGS STEADY, ,7.25 To $7.75.
SHEEP: SLOW, VERY LITTLE DONE, FEW SALES SHORN LAMBS 10 TO 156 HIGHER SHEEP
STEADY; NO WOOLED LAMBS OR SPRINGER SOLD EARLY; SHORN LAMBS $7.35 TO
$7.75; SHORN TEXAS WETHErS $4.35.
NATIONAL PTOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:45 A.M.


CATTLE: RUN LIGHT, QUALITY MEDIUM TO GOOD A FEW OPENING SALES STEADY WITH
S WEDNESDAYIS DECLINE AT 7.00 'TO $7.75; 'MIXED |YEARLI NGS AND HEIFERS SLOW,
BARELY STEADY* COWS WEAK; CUTTERS, LOW-CU TERS AND BULLS STEADY; VEALERS 50' LOWER
COWS LARGELY $4.50 TO ,5,50, LOW-CUTTERS s2.50 TO $3.00,' TOP SAUSAGE BULLS $4.75,
GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS I0.75.
HOGS: SLOW, MOSTLY I 0 LOWER THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE; SOWS WEAK TO 100 LOWER;
PIGS UNEVEN, STEADY TO 25, LOWER' PRACTICAL: TOP $8.05- SHORT LOAD CLOSELY
SORTED LIGHT WEIGHS "3. 10' BULK 156 TO 2' ,,EARLY $7.85 TO 8H O; LITTLE ACTLON.ON
"EIGHTY BUTCHERS; ',bU PAID FOR LOAD OF 26 BUTCHERS; MOST I TO 40 $7.25 TO
07.85; SOWS MOSTLY 6.50 TO $6.60.
SHEEP: SLOW, FEW CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS TO CITY BUTCHERS STEADY AT $9.00, INDICA-
'. TONS ABOUT STEADY ON OTHERS
FORT ORTH CHICAGOG KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE. CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS: SOFT On 0UILY HOGS AND
L TROASTING PIG EXCLUDED
LT. 4T 1 D-OH $. .6.40-.
LT VT L. GD-CH .7.45-.
MLr T -D8- oo-H,


PKG Sows 275-500 M5ED-GD 55-
SLAUGHTER IGs( 100- 3,L)GD-CH' -
FDR &STKR PIGS;70-0o GD-4 -
CQSL T& VlTt' i p s Exc- .7 67-
SLAU HTER ATTIT, CAVES AN VEALRS:


STEERS (600-900,#) CHOICE
000D
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-1100-') 8HO.* CE'
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (I1100-1.300,, 'UHQICE
U' OD
MEDIUM
STEERS (I1300--1500) CHoDCE
HEIFERS (5502850 ) CHoCE
MEDIUM
COMMON
Co00ws: CHOICE
.OOD
GOM-ME
Low 8UT-CU
BUdLLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-CH(BEEF
U T-COM- 0 ED
DEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
'MEDIUM
ALVES (250-500,) UL-MGDH
i OAtEl-C ,M-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800',-') GD-CH
COM-MED
ST E ERS (8 00-1 050'') G D- OH
HEIFERS: :- GD-.CH
CoN,-:ED
Cows GD-GCH
COWS COH-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
ME.DI UM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAM3S:


** H

7.
5.7;


4 25-
4. 5-



3.5o
3.00


7.60 $ 7.75-
7,70 7.75-



6.25 6,.35-
- 7.25-.
21 7,44-














325 3.7 -

- 6.00-
. j-oo
C, 06-


~:9~ ~:~8


MEDIUM* 7.1
LAMBS: BU DN) GO-OH
91-1 00:) MED-OH - -
ALL 'T CO MMON - -.
YRLG 'VET EaS: (990L- I#)0ED-CH - -
EWES: 90-I_0.) .'ED-CH - -
EWES: 0-15) MED-C - -
(ALL 'IT3) CULL-OM - -
FEEDING SHEEP AND L NiS (RAr'GE STOCK):
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75.')GD- CH - -
MEDIUM - -


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6989 00680 Z9ZU

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4.00-
3.50-
2.00-


8.00
8.00



66 75
7.85.
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$ 7,15-
7.25-



6.00-.
7.00-
7.31 -


7.60
7,60



6. 50
7.75
7. 75
257#


.00- 100
2 5- 9:





5
7 .


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3.25-
1I 50-


8,40

4.75
4.80
3.50


$ 7.75-
7.75-



6.25-
7.25-
7.85--


7.85-
7.85



6.65
7.75
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UN I TED STATESS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE -
SUREAlU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ; O.pY
MARKET NE0"S SERVICE ------


*. DAILY LIVES
TODAYIS EST


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


* -TELEPbONE:6-2209.


TOnK MARKET RE ORT FRIDAY MARCH P%7 193,.
IMATEO-. RECEtPTS OF-LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


( I :00.A.M.CENTRAL TIME) "


FORT WORTH
KAN.SAS CI T.Y
CHICAGO
NATI-ONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKL-AHOMA CITY' .
SIJ>ux CITY
ST. tJOSEPH
ST." PAUL
'V I CHI TA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, II MARKETS
TO DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK
FORT 'VORTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE
..400
500
2. ,000
8000
1 ,000
300
I,000
S500
:.'2,,200
..'200

8,900
1 I1 800
172,300
1 68,300


CALVES-
. 10.0:
200
I ,000.
700
'100
100
. 20oa
2,100
100.

-4,700-
.4,925:
44,400
40,950.-


Hods. SHEEP RTL
5so0 1 0,500'
2,000Q 55,000
22:.000 .0,000.- 5,
9,. 00 *. 1,000"
11,000 6,000
500 100-
8,600. 1 ,500 '
-3,-000. 3,500.
12,500 2,000 :.
1 ,000 .. 200
.50 .4,700 .
70,250 44,500 iAPp
88,200 50,40Q SIRE
423,960 301 ,100 INCLI
473,00. 295,500 STf


SHIPMENTS AND PAlCKER '"UCHASES, THURSDAY


DOVER


000


HOGS.
DIRECT*THRU*


252
:280:
10,'000
I ,000


500


600


ROXIMATE NUMBER'OF
CT'AND THOU HOGh
UDbD IN THE DAY'S
MATED RECE.PTS..
PARCH 26. .93.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS '
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
HACKER PURCHASES

FT.''ORTH ACTUAL,FRI DAY,"'K AGO
FT.WVORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY, R AGO


CATTLE
S,740'
759
723-

8.18
I ,539
. .


FORT northH LIVESTOCK MARkET -


CALVES IHoSS :,SHEEP


395
.531


588
. -* --


349 .- 411 :
'2?8 .1,326

FRIDAY MARCH 27.


(.9ASED ON MARKET. CbND,ITIONS AND SALES ,E-ORTED UP, TO 1:00 F.M.)

CATTLE: UNUSUALLYY SHORTT RECEIATS-.OF CATTLE AND CALVES, EVEN FOR A FRIDAY,
". ..- AR.]VLD' FOP' .HE LOOCL:"'E; O PA E. y D EST.IMATES,,CALLfED.FOR ,
ONL'Y40n CAtnLE AND 100 CALV..', THE,6 F'I NGrSf'LE.tTHR F UR, LOAb"'OF
STEERS AND OXEN, A'.OUJT FIVE' CAS OF VEA-LItIGS, ANQ RFMALNING CATTLE SUPPLIES CON-'
SISTED LARGELY OF -.fIXED BUTCHER CLASSES. .
ALTHOUGH TRAOE W-AS POORLY TESTED, SALES OF THE VARIOUS CLASSES ['N-,
DICATED GENERALLY STEADY VALUES. A GOOD CtIEARANCE WAS IADE .DUfING EARLY POUNDS.
ONE. LOAD OF VERY PLAIN GriASS. SLAUGHTER STEERS SOLD AT'$5.00 AND A LOAD OF ROUGH
OXEN BROUGHT $3i50.. THE BEST SLAUGHTER STEERS ON SALE, SHORT-FEDS OF LIGHT WEIGHTS,
CHANGED HANDS AT $G.50. YEARLING QUALITY WAS-MORE ATTRACTIVE E .THAN IN ANY OTHER,
DIVISION OF THE TRADE AND A PART LOAD *FGO TO CHO CE LIGHT WEIGHT YEARLINGS
TOPPED AT $8.25. A 3-CAR SHIPMENT OF .THESE WELL-FINISHED LITTLE CATTLE MOVED AT THE
EVEN MONEY, $8.00, AND OTHER SALES RANGED ON DOWN, INCLUDING SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS
IN'THE PLAINER GRADES UNDER $5.50.

VE7R YFE'W GOOD FAT COWS -WERE SHOWN AN0 THE OFFER NGS OF, .THI S CLASS -
WERE LIMITED TO. SORTS OF 3U.T'CHER GRADES AND LOW-CUTTER'S FROM MIXED SHIPMENTS.
SMALL LOTS OF GOOD COWS WERE REPORTED UP TO $5.00 AND MOST OF THE BUTCHER SORrS
FOUND AN OUTLET A-ROUND $3.25 TO $3.75 WITH LO"j-crJTTERS MOSTLY FROM $2.25 TO $2.75
AS ON MOST DAYS: RECENTLY. STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS ARE STILL SELLING AROUND 32.50
TO $.2.75.. No EU.LLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE SHOWN" AND THE MARKET FOR' THIS CLASS HAS
BEEN PRACTICALLY NOMINAL THROUGHOUT THE WEEK. THE RECENTT RECEIPTS OF CATTLE HAVE
INCLUDED NO CARILOT SHIPMENTS OF SULLS.

S A FEW OOD HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD UP TO $7.00 AND WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF
'PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD.FROM AROUND $6.25.. DESPITE SMALL VOLUME OF CALF
RECEIPTS, THE PACKER DEMAND FOR THE INBETWEEN GRADES OF SLAUGHTER CALVES CONTINUEn .
-ATH.ER" DULL. CULL SORTS, MOSTLY WEI GHTY AVERAGES-, ARE SELLING ARnUND ,3.25 TO
i3.75. .


HOGS:
THERE WERE NO


ONLY 70( HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. ARRIVALS IN-
CLUDED 252 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ARDUT 190 TRUCK HOGS.
RAIL..HOGS OFFERED.


.TRUCK HOGS MOVED EARLY AT PRICES STEADY TO 1'0 CENTS HIGHER, PACKERS
PAYING THE ADVANCE. SHIPPERS AND SMALL KILLERS PAID l7.80, .THE DAYS T-P, FOR GOOD
TO.CHOICE TRUCK HOGS, AND PACKERS STOPPED AT .$7.70. BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF
LIGHT AND MEDIUM. WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM '7.60 'TO $7.80. A FEW PACKING SOWS
WERE REPORTED AT .)3.00 AND $6.25, on STEADY.

SHEEP: ANOTHER DIG RUN OF SHEEP AND LAMBS ARRIVED ON THE LOCAL MARKET TPDAY,
MORNING ESTIMATES .CALLING FOR 10,500 HEAD. StVENTY-TWO DECKS WERE .
OFFERED 'IN THE RAIL SECTIpN, THESE CONSISTING MOSTLY OF SHORN FAT LAMBS', YEARL.INGS.
AND WE.THERS. A FAIRlLY GOOD DEMAND EXITED AND TRADINGn PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE WITH ALL
CLASSES. SELLING AT FULLY STEADY PRICES. SEVERAL DECKS OF GOOD SHORN FAT LAM.BS. SOLD:..
AT s0.75.AND AaOUT. TWENTY DErCKS.. f STORM. FAT YEA-'LJNGS AND TWO-YEAR-OLD WETHERS .-
MOVED AT $5.50 AND '5.G5. MEDIUM GRADES OF SHOWNm FAT 'LAMBS' WERE' REPORTED AT..6,"C,
AND A FEW DECKS OF SHORN, AGED PAT VWETHERS BROUGHT $4.00. A DECK OF SPRING '. LAN3' ;'s
LANDED AT $9.00, 'VTTH- OUTS AT "6.00.
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( ,880
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET .OmNDITIIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MARCH 27, 1931..
CHICAGO MIARKET---IO:50 A.M.
.CATTLE:: BETTER GRADE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS SCARCE BUT NEGLECTED; COIlMON AND
MEDIUM GRADES PRE.DOMIN'ATING, SLOW, WEAK TO 0.5 LOWER; YEARLING HEIFERS IN
VERY NARROW DEMAND AT WEEK'S SHARP DECLINE; LOW GRADE COWS AND HEIFERS FAIRLY AC-
T:IVE AND ABOUT STEADY; BULLS STRONG; VEALERS STRONG TO 500 HIGHER* STOKERS AND
FEEDERS NEGLIGIBLE; FEW EARLY SALES COlt'ON LIGHT BEEF STEERS $6. M TO 87.00- MEDIUM
GRADES $7.25 trO 8.00; LC'-CUTTERS CUTTERS AND COMMON BEEF COWS $3.00..TO $.50;
MAJORITY WEIGHTY 'SAUSAGE BULLS 4.0 TO $4.75 SELECTED STRONG WEIGHT VEALERS
$10.00 TO 11400, MOST'LIGHT KINDS $8.00 TO $9.50; ODD LOTS MEDIUM GRADE STOCKERS
3.50 TO $7 .50.
0O'GS: MARKET MO.fATL'Y 15 TO 25 HIGHER THAN THURG.DAY'S AVERAGE, SOME HEAVY [S UP
.LESS* PACKING SOWS STEADY TO 108 HIGHE ; GO'D TO CHOICE 140. TO .I .8, 00
.o0 8.15; TOP 8.25 SPARiNGLY; 220 TO 50 ,7.5 T. 7.80; 20 To 325# 720 TO
P7. C' CHOICE 400--' ,7.-0 PIGS MOSTLY o7..50 "t 0 ".00P. LAIN. KINDS DOWN TO-$7.00;
PACKING SOWS Mn~OTLY ,3.40 TO 36.65, SMOOTH SORTS T $8S.75 AND ABOVE. .
SHEEP.; FAT LAMBS STEADY TO STRONG, TENDENCY HIGHER; ALL INTERESTS GOING SLOW
HOWEVER; SEEP UNCHANGED; EARLY BULK GrOD AND CHOICE LAMBS $8.50 TO r8.85
TO PACKERS BEST HELD A-OVE .S.0, FEW CLIPPED LAMBS ,.8.00 TO 08.25; FAT NATIVE EWES
,4.50 TO $5.00. .


CATTLE:
FEEDERS
OVER IN
HOGS:
150 TO
$3.50; O
SfREEP:
A*. I
3 5- -*/


KANISAS UI IY MAKETU--jIIUU.A.M.
AROUND., TEApY ON THE F V KILLING CATTLE OFFERED;) MOTLY CLEANUP TRADE;
VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY, MOST VEALER, $8.00 DOWN, FEW 9.00; STOCKeRS A
SLOW,.W'/AK; 3 LOADS THIN LIGHT WEIGHT STOCKERS $8.70, FAIRLY LIBERlAL CARRY-
DEALERS' ENS.
SLOW-AND UNEVEN, STRONG TO |.5)( HIGHER, MOSTLY 10 HIGHER .THAN THUR DAY7 S
AVE2AGE- TOP 7.75 ON: 190 TO 21; DESIRABLE I TO 20. $7.0 TO $7.70;
325 .7 00 TO ,.7.45; 140 TO 160. 740 TO ?,7.70; PACKING SOWS 6.00 TO
STOCK PIGS GCAR-CE, FEIV ,7.25 TO $7075.
LIMITED 'WEEK-ENQ OF FC"rNGS OF LAMBS STRONG; SHEEP STEADY; BEST WOOLED
LAMBS OFFE:'ED o8).P25, CLI"PEPS $)7.85; FED SHORN YEARLINGS AND TWOS MIXED
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKFT--9:50 A.M.


CATTLE: NOT ENOUGHSTEERS ON SALE TO MAKE A MARKET; *A FfW DEALS INDICATING A
STEADY MARKET RAf'C.ING UPWARD TO z7.75; VEALEIrS r.5 LOWER; -GOD AND CHOICE
"10.50; OTHER CLASSES IN LIGHT SUPPLY AND AROUND STEADY IN SLOW CL AN-UP TRADE;
MIXED YEARL.NG-S ANDOHEIFERS LARGELY .~6.50 TO 37.75; cows $450 TO $5.50; LOW-
CUTTERS $2.50 TO ,3.00; BEST SAUSAGE' DULLS QUOTABLEE TO $4. 75.
HOGS: MARKET AR:-UT STEADV WITH EA-LY THURSDAY OR,, [TO '5rA HIGHER THAN AVERAGE
"-- PIGS STEADY TO ,-[ HIGHER; GULK 150 TO 2)10 T7.90 T0 8,00 TOP r8.05;
020 TO ?40# $)7.75 TO '7.85; NrO HEAVY DUTCHERS"SOLD BETTER 00 ro TO 4,L $7.50 .TO
37.90; SOWS LARGELY a3. o0 TO $3.0...
.ShEEP: NO EA.LY SALES, INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY; RUN LARGELY 31LLED'DIReCT;
1-'. .SALEABLE SUPPLY MOSTLY CLIP,'ED LAMBS AND TEXAS SPRING LAMBS.


FORT *IORTH "C0NICAG O
r~f A Rf'r


HOGS: SOFT on OILY'HOnGn ,AND.
LT LTROASTI N9.xcOLU ED 0
LTLT. L^T-im G. 50- 7.65
LT '0T 6 0--7"0. G D-H : 7.50- .7.80
S80-200 *GD-CH 7.30- 7.80
MED 'VT ;C, P^ 1:
HVY 'VT :2
.KG SOWS 275-500 l,,,ED-GD .5.:75- 6.2-5
SLAUGHTER IGS( I- 30 .)Go-C-0H *- -..-
FDo &STKn' riss70--7-) GD-CH - -
Av CoST &'VT,THORuns.(-G EXCL) 7.58- 201#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


LUOSE ,


B.00- 81 5



7.50-' 8.1-0
.. -- -.'. --.


'KAM'SAS. CITY E. ST.LOUIS
OOSE CLOSE


" 7,4D-
7.45-


6.00-
7.00-
7.28-


7.75


6.60 '
7.-75-''
7.75 -
7_7G#


6.35-
7.00-
.7.72-


8:0



6.65
7.85
7'.8


STEERS (600-90Q0,-) CHOICE
" n D
MEDIA UM
Co ION
STEERS (9100-13 00i) CHOICE
MEDI UM
STEERS (1 00-1300.-) CHoIcCE
W00

HEIFERS (550-850() CHOICE
GOOD





VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
p.ED6UM
CULL-OQM
.CAL.VES (250-500r') GD-CH
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:.
STEERS (500-800'rL) GD-CH
t Cnr.i--MoE
STEERS (800-1Q50N') GD-CH
HEIFERS: GD-ECH
C.'-M-MED
Cows: GD-0CH
*... COM-M D
CALVES (STEERS) GI-UH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:


7 7 .
5.5-- S,75
4.50- 5.75




3.75- 47.750

4. 5- 5.00
.2- -.?5
3.00- 3.75


. .5
3- --: -.


,



.75- 64
5.25- 6.75



.6.75-:8.00
. 5.,0- 8.75
4.25- 5.50





a a


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5: PO
rD 7 5-N
5 *


7,50-



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3 25-
5. 00- 6.75


3. 50- 7.00
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3; 50-
- -. n-


LAMDS: (9Ti DN) 'D-C .-
:, E r M M 5..0
(9r1-1.'-) MED-CH7
ALL T ,,CoT:iON -
YRLG WETErs":, I 0Mo-- M- - .
EWES: (!W90-1. MzED-CH
I 20-I 50bI) MED-CH
ALL WTS) UL L-OM -
FEEDING SIHEt AND LAMBS (RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAM3S (-.7) GD-CH ...- -
MEDIUM -
3/27/31 R~
; ;5"') P.M.
900L 00690 Z9ZI C

VMO O:: 40 AiIS8iAINn


G*E



.l0


3* 7. 0

. 3*25-.
I .75-


- -. .7 7*.2
- 6.50- 7,*a5-


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


8.oo

8 o C.. : "

3.50





.217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT T'ORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY MARCH 28, 1931.


TODAY's ESTIMATED RECEIPTS QF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN M
. (10:'30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CH I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
rMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
.T. JOSEPH
st. PAUL
'VI-CHITA
D.-NNVER "
TOT'LI.I MARKETS
ONE WAEEK AGO ,i MARKETS
TOTAL' THI S WEEK '
.SAME PER.IOQ LAST "EEK


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP

650 75 700 750
200 200 11,000 3, 00
325 50 3,000 1,000
0 -- 4,00 .5
0 50 2
2 200 4,500
l00 ---0- j,5,0 3-0

'508 580 1 'o
P,-075* 800 '.26,200 21.5007
22.,025' 1 325 '28,000 18, 6S
174,375 45,200 450,150 322 6
170,325 42275' 501200 314 50
42 2 5, Ii- 14,15


MARKETS.

HOGS
HOLDOVER DI RECT*THRU*

3,000 10,000
1,300



1, 00


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WOOTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 193,1.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 372 -150 .'405 10,323
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTEDD -
PACKER PURCHASES 383 -2f8- 368 9,172


FT.W-ORTH TOTAL
FT. WORTH TOTAL
FT.WORTH TOTAL


THIS WEEK. .-
.L'AT 'WEEK
THI S W"K,LAST


S10,500
9,176
YR. 9-9S09"


LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY -: MARCH 28, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPO TED UP'TO II.:00 A.M.)
FORT WORTH: CHI0CAGO.. KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE .*CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS: (SOFT OR -OLYV Ho'S AND .
-- -ROASTING PjGS EXCLUDED) .
LT'LT I4Q-.GO7 Go- $`6. 7.5 7 "5"$ 78- 8.00 $ 7.25- 7.75 $ 7.85- 8.25
LT- WT I 6U-6IS- 8 G0- H 7.50- 75 8 7.85- 8.00 7.4 7.75 8.15- 8.35
180-.A 0 GD-CH 7.60- 7-.80*. 7,85- 8.00 7.50- 7.85 8.15- 8.35
PKG "WT. 1,8-0-0,j :ED-UH.D 750."7- 6825" 6.40- 8,005. 6.00- 7.65 8.40- 8.75
*vv T ..,." 29' 0 -'GbrCH .""--0- .' 2 7.60 T. 7,'0-. 7 ,O. 7.40 7.85
29035) G'D-CH 7.20--: 76 .7..00- 7.35 6.85- 7.30- 7.25- 7.50
PG' Sows 275-500 ED-GD 5..75- 6.25* .640- 6.85 600-6.60 .400- 6.75
SLAUGIIHTER P.I GS.Q- ) GD-7OH "- .- - 7.50--7.90 7.00- 775-* 7.35- 7.85
:FDR 8STKR PI GS T C 9
A vOOST & 'T.l -7.59-# .7-
*..NOMINAL.
S. .. FORT NORTHH
CATTLE.: TODAY S T-TAQE NOMtNAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS"ANid YEARLINGS
STEADY TO 25'-- LOWER, OCCASIONAL DECLINES, IN ;SHO.Rn-FE.D' STEF.JRS, AND
PLAINER GRADES SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS; OTHER CLASSESS ,CATTLE .AND CALVES MOSTLY STEADY.
"WEEK'S TOPS. FAT STEERS AND -.YEARLIS' 8.50 FEW FAT COWS UP TO $5.25, PRACTICAL TOP
FAT-CALVE $7.O, CHOI 0'TOCK STEER CALVES 00.', "K PRICES: SLAUGHTER STEERS
.TO BETTER bRADE FA YEA GS S.25 Tf$8,00. BUTCHER COWS AROUND
.5'T-) $3 ,LOW-CUTTER E-2c TO __.70, SAUSAGEE DLLS $3. TO $3.50, WEIGHTY
SLAUGHTER CALVES-,5.50 TO 4, 50, CULL SORTS $3.,5 TO $3.75.
REVIEW COMMENT: VERY LITTLE CHANGE HAS OCCURRED IN PRICES FOR MOST
CLASSES OF; CATIE QING THE WEEK. SOME -WEAKNESS .HAS BEEN SHOWN IN SHIPPING STEERS,
LI-STED' IN THE O.0UU RANGE -AND OCCASIONAL SALES OF SLAUGHTER Y.EARLINGS IN .THE PLAINER
GRADES ALSO HAVE BEEN A LITTLE LOWER, OTHERWISE, .STFADY. PRCE$ HAVE BEEN.MAINTAINED
IN PRACTI-CALLY ALL DIVISIONS.OF THE. TRADEo. THE RECEIPTS HAVE BEEN RUNNING MOSTLY
TO SLAUGHTER. YEARLINGS AND MIXEDE) UTCHER .CLASSES. 'DES'IRABLE.FAT COWS HAVE BECOME
VERY SCARCEIAND'THE OFFERINGS OF CO.WS-HAVE BEEN 'LIMITED, ON MOST DAYS, TO SORTS FROM
.SHIPMENTS OF MIXED BATTLE. THE RECEIPTS OF STOCK CATTLE HAVE CONSISTED LARGELY OF
YEARLINGS AND STEERS. .THE REST FED STEERS ON SALE. B.RUGHT.. $8.50 EARLY IN THE WEEK,
THIS 'PRI'CE PAID FOR TWO. LOADS OF LIGHT WEIGHTS, .COM'JNG TWOS. 'OTHER SALES OF SLAUGH-
TER STEERS RANGER, DOWNV'A'ID FROM- $7.70 AND VERY PLAIN AND RATHER,:QOMMON GRASSERS
MOVED AROUND 5'2 TO ,~b50. THE BEST FAT YEAPLING -TOPPED AT 8,50U AND OTHER GOOD
TO CHOICE GADE .HAVE SEEN SELLING AROUND $7&..7 TO $8.35. FAT COVS,. GOOD ENrOUGH TO
SELL ABOVE $4.,~" HAVE BEEN LIMITED TO A FEW SMALL LOTS. BUTCHER SORTS ARE STILL
-'.SELLING 'IN THE $'3.0f0 RANGE AND A FEW STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS HAVE .BEEN. REPORTED
UP TO $2.75. OUTSTANDING PURCHASES OF STOCKERS LATELY INCLUDE WELL-BRED STOCK
STEERS, LIGHT WEIGHT TWOS, UP TO d.00 AND CHOICE STOCK STEER CALVES AT TNE SAME
PRICE. THE PLAINER GRADES OF STOCK. -TEERS AND.YEARLINGS HAVE BEEN MOVING AROUND
$S.00 TO. -6.50. .CALF QUALITY HAS BEEN PLAINER THAN USUAL AND GOOD.TO OHOI-CE FAT
CALVES, LISTED UP TO ./7'(75, HAVE BEEN PRACTI CALLY LACKING ALTHOUGH A .FEW .SALES OF
'*GOOD GRADES HAVE BEEN MADE AROUND ,7.,Q AND $7.25. MOST OF THE WEIGHTY CALVES HAVE
SEEN GRADES THAT SELL FROM AROUND U DOWN '
HOGS: LOCAL HOG. TRADE TODAY REMAINED UNTESTED, AS' NOr GD HOGS WERE OFFEREt
DURING MORNING ROUNDS. RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 600 HEAD.
"MO-NING ARRIVALS INCLUDED ABOUT 35U HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND 50 MRUCK HOGS. THER-
WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED. TRUCK HOG SUP-LIES INCLUDED I7 HEAD OF PIGS THAT WERE
.NOT OFFERED ON THE OPEN MARKET, AND REMAINING TRUCK HOGS CONSISTED OF COMMON AND
MEDIA UM ,RAQES THAT SOLD AT $7.50'AND LESS. -PRICES WERE NOMINALLY STEADY.
SHEEP: TODAY'S. TRADE N.OIAL. FOR WEEK: SPRING LAMBS 25 TO 50"'LOWER, SHOR..
.-. FAT LAMDS 25 TO '.5 LOWER, GOOD FAT YEARLINGS AND WETHERS STEADY,
LOWER GRADES. OF FAT YEARLINGS AND WETHER'S WEAK TO. -5' LOWER; FEEER LAMBS ST9ADYe
SPRING:-LAMBS MOSTLY 99.00.-TO 9., WEE .'S TOP SPRING LAMBS $ 0U.0; MEDIUM TO GOOD
SHORN- FAT LAMBS $6.3, TO $6.7' "EARLY WEEK S TOP ON SHO"N LAMOS .$700. FAT YEAR-
LINGS UP T6 $6.00; 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS $55.25 TO.$5.50; GOOD AGED' FAT WETHERS
MOT.LY -$4.00; *SOR.N FEEDER LAMBS $4.00 .TO.. 5.50.
T, *REVIEW COMMENT: TH-I S WEEK S LIBERAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAMBS,,-
TOTALING OVER 40,0UUU HEAD, WAS MORE THAN LAST MONTH'S TOTAL AND MORE.THAN THE.TOTA*
SHEEP.RECEIPTS FOR MARCH;, 1S0. SHORN FAT LAMBS AND WETHERS PREDOMINATED IN THIS
WEEK'S L.I BERAL -UN, BUT SEVERAL DECKS OF SPRING LAMBS AND MIXED FAT YEARLINGS AND
. WETHERS WERE ALSO RECEIVED. TRADING 'PROVED VERY SLOW TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAYY AND
LAMB PRICES DECLINED, BUT AN "IMPROVED. DEMAND WAS NOTED TOWARD THE CLOSE OF THE WEEK.

3/28/31 -RP
i0,45 A.M. (SEE .OTHER SIDE)


'-CS


I'O7 Y


2,600
2,398
2,306


5,600
5,167
8,139


40,800
22,959
10,417


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
B.REAIl OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE''S SERVICE


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PAGE #2.

TELEGRAPHIC REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS
CHICAGO MARKET .- ..
CATTLE: COMPARED WI TH WEEK AGO: BETTER GRADE HEAVY STEERS STRONG TO 250 HIGHER,
OTHER HEAVIES ABOUT STEADY .U.T MAJORITY YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS OF ALL
GRADES 25 TO 500 LO'.'ER; YEARLING HEIFER. S 00 TO -$1.00..-.LOWER; BETTER GRADE BUTCHER
HtEIFERS AND WEIGHTY COwIS 50 TO 750 tOWERn; .-CUTTERS ASOUT STEADY ; -'BULLS 10 -TO 150
HIGHER; VEALERS $1.50 TO '$2.00 H.IGHER-; .DES'I.RABLE LI GHT. S.TOCKE,$ STEADY. MEA;TY FEED-
E-r.rS 25 TO 500 LOWER; SPECIALTY-SHIPPER DEMAND "AIDED 'BETT.ER. GADE FED- S.TeER'S WHILE'
EXCESSIVE RECEIPTS PROVED DETRIMENTAL TO .. I GHTER WEl GHGN';. TOP *WEI GHTY STEERS 1..00,
SEVERAL SALES $10.00 TO $10,85 w.'TH BUL $8. 00' TO "$.75; OP .YEARL IGS';$1'0.35.wVTH.
BULK YEARLINGS AND L.i GHT STEERS $7.00 Tp' $9.00, ;.E'ST YEARLING HEIFER$9' 9.10., EARLY .,
AND $8..50 LATE; MAJOR1|TY WEI-GHTY SAUSAGE BULLS .$4.60 TO $4.75, FEW $4.85; EXTREME
TOP SELECTED VEALERS $1 .00 LATE. .. . .
HOGS:. SLOW, IQ0 TO 15-0 LOWER THAN F'I.AY'SAVERAE'O'N WEI HtS OE 220*.-.Ht.AVi'ER
I-1 WEIGHTS AROUND ST-EADYi;;' GO0.O. TO "0CHO CE'.-)60 rTO 2'10#:7.90,To..$8,OQ EARLY.
TOP $8.00; 2 TO 25(,'' $-7.F0.TO $7.f0; 26.0'to-'0# $7.00 *TO $7.55;::IGS, .LI.GHT
LIGHTS AND PACKING SOWS SCARCEw:.
SHEEP: FOR .WEEK,: 171,,DOUBLES.FROM FEEDING STATIONS,, 13;900 DI.RECTS:. T..AVS "
MARKET NOMINAL. COMPARED- WfTH WEEK AGO: FAT LAMB MOSbTLY S.TEADy, F'N1SHED
LIGHT WEIGHTS SLIGHTLY LO"E.R AND. LOWEL GRADES:OF ALL W-lIGHTS'25 HIGHER. 'i'N INTANCE...
PRICE SPREAD BECAME NA-,ROW-EST OF .SEASON- RESISTANCE .OF'tLOCAL KlILLErS AP-PARENTL' "
BROKEN AT CLOSE; *OOLED lambs,S: REACHED .S.?.5. EA,`,LY IN THE'WEE4,:. .AN-"1.",NIT1lAL -PACKAGE "'
OF NATIVE SPI('NG .L-ABS $L2.00. "CL*S.NBUL*KS.:. GOD" ANDQHOICE WOOLED*LAMBS '8b.75
TO $9.00 BEST $9.10, INCLUDI JG '9- WEIGH'S At $8.85.' GJ PPED LAMBS $8.00 1O $8.25,
FEW $8.35; WOOLE$ TH\O9OUTS $7.00 TO $8.00, FAT WOOLED"EWES. $4, 00. TO $5,00.
KANSAS-CITY MARKET --
C.ATTLE: FOR WEEK: CHOICE QUALITY STEERS: AND ALL '*GRADES' LGHT' .VEARLINGS STEADY TO"
25. LOWER; IN1ETWEEN' GRADE 'STEE:S OFF 25 Y. 50;i'" CO'MMON- sEER AND COWS'. "
STEADY TO EAS-IER;' 3ULLS STEADY; VEA-LERS -500 ,T.o' -$I .00 HIGHERR; .ST'OCKERS ANJD -FEEpDERS ,
MO rTLY 250 Sa..t V'EK'.S T'-.o: MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS, $o50i HEAVI ES .'35,;MXEp'
YEA.LINGS,'A9.33; .VEALErS $.0; DU', K FED STEERS' A$ND I'-G-T YE AnL'tNGS $7.00 TO ,$8.50;.
SHOCKERS AND..FEEDES. MOSTLv.Y .:50 To -$8. ?5. SEV.ERAL. LOADS 'LIGHT YEARLYI NG STOCKE'pS "
$8.50 TO $9.00; CHoICE' SToc.k- STEER CALVES 9.5 ....
H6GS: STRONG TO 10el HIGHEh THAN.-. F'R'D'AY'S-" AVEGE, t.PE$785 ON .190 TO 2. .
DESI1-ABLE. 170 T-o .4'4 $71..-.5 TO "7.8J5; 'NO' HEAVI'S OFFERED;.".ODD BOWS JUi .TO '-
6 .50
S.EEP- FOR WEEK: SHO..N.'IAMD'S STEADY-; .Wa0LED LAM D 25 TO 35 LOWER; .SHEEP. STEADY;
:-TOP WOOLEN LAMDS 70 SHI PPE $8.65, MOST SALES 8 00' TO $ 50':SHORN '
LAMBS $7.5 TO $785; .4RIZONA .PRING LAMDS' 0.50 TO $ 'I.0 .'TEXAS $8'56 TO-. $ *;
ODD LOTS M- X.IED DOWVI'/ACD -hOM $ 1 00, SHORN -TEXAS W ETHERS 4.'5Q TO $4.65; HORN .
AlIZONA EWES:$4.10.To $4.50; FEEDING." AND' SHEATI'NG. LAM1S' LARGE:Y'- 7.00 TO $7.75.

NATIONAL STOCKY.ARDS -(EST.LOU-S) MARKET'- .. .
CATTLE: COMPARED "/ITH WEEK AGO: STE'-RS MOSTLY''25 'TO.-500, LCoR; FAT..M XED-YEAR- ..,
-----.S LLINGS. AND HEIFERS *?5 TO MOSTLY 500. Of.F. OTHERS STEADY: T b -50 LOWER; IEEF,
COWS 25. TO. 500 LO'IER; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTER-'"TEAD.Yr TO 25. LOWER; BULLS STEADY;
VEALERS .1.50.'H.IG.HER; STPCKER AND FEEDER STEERS SITEApY.; FEEDING COWS, HEIFERS AND
CALVES 210 LOWER.; TOPS -*FOT'.,W'EEK-'- .3 I0 .STES, 78 YEARL.TNG-STEERS AND 640
HEIFERS 9.00, 65 r'4sx ED-:VEARL-I NG $9~ 5;'-.cow3. 6. S-AUSAG.E BULLS 44.75; VEAL-
ERS $11, 5; FEEDER-*6TEES $-7.85. '--ULKS FOR-WEEK- ST.EehS $G '75 TO %8.65-F AT MIXED
YEARLING-S AND HEIFERS' 3.,25 To'$8.'50, MEDIUM FLESHEDMX'ED-'EARLr 'NS.AND .EIFER.. ..
$6.00 TO $7.00 cow -4.50 TO $5,.50 LDrCUTTeR?. 2.50 o $3 25, *9TOQKE 'AND -
FEEDER STEERS o~S5.5-,Y ..7`35; CLQtING VEALE 'lOp.: 1 00,0; SAUSAGE BULtLS .4i75. *
HOGS: RECEI PtS LARGELY SMALL -LOTS,. '4A'T"KEfAT IVE,' UNEVEN; | 5 I:'TO P5.HIGHER".
T-- HAN Fi DAY S AVERAGE ;-SOWS STEABY..to O00 HiGHE'? P GS" N6lN I,. EXTEME-.
TOP $8."35 FOR PA'.T LOAD C-HOICE LIGHT W.E.I GHT S; ULK 'j0 TO t s.5-TO 8. 25 MOST .,
220 TQ-5q. .#7.75 TO A8. "10; ODD "HEAD sOW~ 6. :TO o 96.0. '
SHEEP': COMPAnEO ")TH WEK AGO;', LAMDS LOWIE .ti, tHE l CLASSES'.S. TEADY; WEER S; T-.P
WOOLED LAMDS $9'.25 LATE TOP $9.00, BULK 8.50 Td 8.75', TOP CLIPPE .
LAMBS $8.75, BULK 17T75 TO 825 COMMOPN.:THROWOUT 6.50 TO 7.00; FAT EES $3 .
TO $4.50, YEARLINGS 6.00 TO ,S.75. C "'":"H": .W.. -'F .. .

--7.
.. .-: .. . . . .-. :-- -. .- .


.HOGS .SLAUGHTERED UNDER 'FEDERAL: .EAT INSPECT ION.
"!EEKS ENDING FRIDAY, MARCHH, 1I AND MArC ..8,


!931~


CHI-CAGO, I LL .
S.. INDIANAPOLIS, NDO. .
-KANSAS OCTY, KAN.
NATIONAL STOCI NEW YORk,"N.Y. AND JERSEY
OMAHA, NEOR.
SSIOUX CITY, IOWA.
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, Mo,
SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN.


AND T.:,LOUIs s4.MO.
CITY, N.J. ;


TOTALS '.
- .- .
.'


3/28/31 RP
I1:00 A. M.


-STERLI NG


I 24. 942
,14 519
.:.:37 71-4.
48 375' "
- 27,888 ..
5 ,74( .
,39 70
18400 .
5 38038
4Q5,318


1930
107,543
1I 908
31 309
. : 39,3 .9
34 355
. 33 492.
25,097
5 ,251
-29332
307,605


E!ENS, LOCAL .REPRESENTATIVE,


LL99 00690 N9U C

ViOIdO -IO AiIS3AINIn





217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT "IORTH, TEXAS


T -ELEPHONE: 62f Jo


'DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT: MONDAY MARCH 30. 1931.


TODAY S ESTIMATED RECEI PTS- OF .-VESTOOR AT ELEVEN MARKET
( :00'A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH.
KANSAS QITY
CH0ICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA C01-TY
SltUX CITY
ST.. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS.
ONE WEEK AGO, II MARKETS


CATTLE CALVES
3,500 ,200 "
9,000 1,000
9,000 2,000
3:,000 I.,800
8,000 500
300 200.
3,000 400.
3,000 400
3,i500 1I ,800.
1 1900 :400'.
2,600 150
'46,800 9,850 ..
66,800 ,12,000.


HOG S
8b00.
2,500-
35,000
9,500-
12;000.
10,000
3,500"
6,000
I ,500
i ,000'
83,000"
118.,800.


SHEEP
I '000
13,000
.0,00o
,2,000
1 5,000

10 ,000
.4,500
100
14,200
91,900
100,300


HOLD


S.


VER


2,000


Hods
UI'RECT_ THRU*


*322
.70
15,000
600
r .


'.400
.. : ,: 00

AP15 RO IMATE NUMBER' OF
DItRECT. AND THRU HOGS.
.INCLUDED IN THE DAY' IS
ESTIMATED RECEI PTS*.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PA'OKER PU.RCH'ASE,.S, SATURDAYg. MAR, 2., 1931J'


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES .

FT.W%!ORTH ACTUAL MONDAY ,WK. AGO"
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,MONDAY,YR AGO


BATTLE CALVES:: ,I-OGS
203. .13 554
-151 ---. --
: :57 .515

, 3,401 931 .1,609
S.2,49' 476 ,208


FORT WORTH LIVESTOOG MARKtT MONDAY :MARCH 30,- 1931.
(BASED.ON MARKET CONDITIONS. AND SALES.REtPRTED U0. TO t100 P.M )

CATTLE: SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS'WERE MORE PLENTIFUL THAN ANY .OTHER CLASS OF
CATTLE' IN THE- RECEI. TS HERE. TODAY AND THE MAIRKE.-FOR T'HI S CLASS
APPEARED RATHER' PULL, WITH ". IICES USUALLY SHOWING DEOLTNES .0P 'AROUiDp 25 CENTS.
Y NAhOL GQUAL i 'S'. MORE, ,^TRACT( y^TH N' I N O. FATHER/ DIV) 8If' g 3HE N* W
PRACTICALLY NO GOOD TO CHO-ICE FED STEERS WERE RECE'CIVHh. YAn6 ESTIMATES CAELEb FOR
TOTALS OF ABOUT..3,500 CATTL' AND -.,200 CALVES. ''
THE BEST FEID.-YEARLINGS.SHOWN, IN.CA.LOTS, SOL." AT $8:..0 TO-"' 8.2 5"A'' D
QUITE A LITTLE BUSINESS, INVOLVING-GOOD GRADES OF THESE LITTLE -ATTLE, WA; TRAN--
ACTED IN THE $7700 RANGE.. THE PLAINER TYPES O:FSLAUGHTER YEARLINGS0 INCLbDING
BUTCHER HEI.ERS, FOUND AN OUTLET .FrOM ARO.U'NDo.$6'.00DOWN. SOME "OF-THE GOO "-TO CHOICE
YEARLINGS H'EE TODAY WERE FEEDLOT MATES TO OFFERINGS' THAT' SOLD UP'TO $8i-35- LAST
WEEK.' .
THE GENERAL TRADE IN SLAUGHTER STEERS AND OTHER CLASSES OF .CA.TTLE
HELD ABOUT STEADY. SALES OF SHORT-FED STEERS WERE REPORTED' AT- $6.50, $6.25 @ $6i-15
AND SOME GRASSERSI.iMOVED AROUND .$5.50,.; TWO .LOADS'.OF BATTLE AT $6.25 AND .$6.5Q WERE
PURCHASED ON ORDER ACCOUNT. OFFERINGS OF SLAUGHTER. COWS INQL;UDED TWO LOADS OF GOOD
GRADES THAT.BROUGHT $5,00 AND $:5..10,. ALSO .SORTS'.THMAT SO.D. UP. :TO $5.25 AND SLIGHTLY
ABOVE. -BUTCHErn COWS- WERE GROUPED MOSTLY FROM $3. 25 TO .$3.75 ,NQo...SOME 'LQW-CUTTERS
AROUND AND.A1OVE $2.50 WERE RATHER STRONG WEIGHTS..: NOT; .ENOUGH. SAUSAGE BULL. WERE'
RECEIVED TO FElMIT .A TEST OF DULL VALUES.
'EUYE ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT .MADE 'SEVERfAL PURCHASES 'OF -STOCK: STEERS AND
YEARLINGS IN THE PLAINER GRADES. SUCH .CATTLE WERE REPORTED AT OOST F'l-GURES OF
$6.50 AND $6.75, ALTHOUGH .STRI CTLY. GOOD TO. CHO'IC"E STOCK. STEER YEARLINGS WERE NOMI-
NALLY LISTED UP TO $8300i oOn A30VE.*.. ... . 'i '
LW THE MARKET FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES SETTLED AT LEVELS AROUND.25 CENTS
LOWER AND A FAIRLY GOOD CLEARANCE WAS MADE DURING MORNrNG ROUNDS, DESPITE THE DOWN-
WARD TREND TO VALUES. A 6-CAR .STRI'N.G OF FAIRLY GOOD HEAVY FAT'CALVES SOLD:AT $6.50
AND SMALL LOTS.OF BETTER GRADES RANrGED AROUND $7.00. WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF
PLAINER GRADES WERE REPORTED;FROM $6.00 .DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO
$ 3,,75. '* ..

HOGS: PRICE ADVANCES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN HOG .MARKETS TODAY AND MOST.
OF THE LOCAL SALES RULED 15 TO ..26 CENTS HIGHER, AS COMPARED WITH
FlIDAY, ALTHOUGH A FEW TRUCK HOGS SOLD EARLY ABOUT STEADY. LOCAL RECEIPTS, ESTI-
MATED AT 800 HEAD, INCLUDED 322 HEAD BILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 300 TRUCK HOGS
AND ONE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. A FEW GOOD TRUCK HOGS SOLD EARLY AT
$7.75, BUT SMALL'KILLERS LATER 'PAID UP TO $8.00- THE DAY'S TOP, FOR A FEW LOTS IN
THE TRUCK SECTION. BULK OF THE GOOD TO CHOICE 175 TO 240--POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED
FROM $7.80 TO $7.95 AND THE LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT RAIL' HOGS BROUGHT
$7.95. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $6.00 AND $6.25, OR STEADY.

S SHEEP: TOO MANY SHEEP AND LAMBS, FOLLOWING LAST WEEKSS HEAVY RECEIPTS,'.
ARRIVED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE, THE YARD ESTIMATE" CALLING FOR A VERY
LIBERAL TOTAL OF 11,000 HEAD. BUI.K. OF THE RUN CONSISTED OF..SHORN .LAMBS', YEARLJNGS
AND WiETHERS, VARIED BY A F4EW OFFERINGS OF SPRING LAMBS.
VOLUME" OF T'HE DAV'S SUPPLY PROVED A. BEARISH INFLUENCE IN THE' TRADE
AND ADVICE FROM THE NORTH. WERE NOT VERY ENCOURAGING, RESULTING IN SHARPLY LO"i.TR
MORNING BIDS, SLOW MOVEMENT AND A LIBERAL CAR:RYOVER INTO AFTERNOON ROUNDS' 0'i OR
TWO DECKS 2F SPRING LAMHG AN'!D SE V.RAL TRUCK SH iPMENTS OF SPJ NG LAMBS MOVED A': *
$8o00 AND Q8.50, .OR 50 To 75 CENTS LOWER. PACKERS.BID 25 TO 50' CENTS, MOSTLY. 50,
LONER FOR SHORN SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS, CUT SALESMEN WERE RELUCTANT TO CONCEDE D'ECLINE7
A`',D THE TRADE REMAINED PRACTICALLY AT A STANDSTILL UP UNTIL A LATE HC.URn T*wo CDOI.'i.E
UE-KS OF SHORN FAT YEARLAiNGS AND 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD .TO SHIPPERS AT $5t65,
C;I TCrEADY. ANOTHER DECK OF MIXED AGES TO PACKERS APPEARED A LITTLE LOWER,
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DAILY LIVE'T0OK,. P'ARKET CONDITIONS ND QUJOTTI0'S MONDAY MARC.!' 30, IS31.
CH I CA00 MARKET-- 10:50. AM.
CATTLE: FED STEERS PREDOMIN ATNG, I'N RUN; MARKgT VERY SLOW AND MOSTLY STEADY; EARLY
TOP. WE.I 3HTY STEERS $I 7.75, FE/W LOADS 010.00 TO 410.U0; BEST LONG YEARLINGS
C$ 10.30; SOME SIGNS OF WEAKNESS ON 1'EIC.-4TY SULLOCKS, SHIPPER DEMAND BEING VERY NARROW:
EIFER YEARLINGS, LIG!T WEIGHT BUTCHER HEIF.ERS AND COWS FIRM TO ?.25 HIGHER; MOSTLY
(, UP ON L GHT HEIFERS 'IITH SUPPLY RELATIVELY SCARCE' CUTTERS FI"M TO' HIGHER; BULLS
STROr'G TO I 5 HIGHER AI-D VEALERS -56 0- MORE UP; KILLING: QUALITY CONSIDERED, MOST
CHOICE VEALERS $1 0IO TO 11. 00, LIGHT KINDS 0.00 TO $10.00.
HOGS:" MOSTLY I0 TO i-, HIGHER AAN FRIDAYiq AVERAGE ACK NG S WS AROUND STDY;
OG GOOD TO CHqICE 70 TO I $8. TO 8., TOP 8.; 2G TO D5 $7,.
TO $8.05* 260 TO uC:-" E7.,.! O T7. G0, CHOICE 330 TO 3454 .7.5- To '7.25; GOOO TO
CHOJIE I40 TO 160,- 8.10 TO k8P5- PLAINE- KINDS DOWN TO A7.U0; PIG MOSTLY 7
TO o8.I5, PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO 37.~0 AND BELOW; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY I8.50 TO ~O65,
SQjH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO 5.85.'
, SEEP- FEv EARLY SALES A30UT STEADY WITH FRIDAY TO S|HIrPERS A.oND SMALL KILLERS;
PACKERS NOT FOLLOWING; CHOICE 81 TO 90, WOOLED LAM'S $9.00 TO '9.10, SOME
HELD HIGHE; FE/I CLI PPErS , 8.o00 TO .0b; FAT'NAT I VE E.1.ES .04.00 TO 4.475.

S'KANSAS 0I.TY MARKET-'Lt :00:AM. 'A. .

CATTLE: FED ST7.RS OPENING STRONSTRONG, GENEALLY ASKING. :!GH n; bl GT DEALINGS ;AND
SHE-STOCK FULLY STEADY; .RATHER SLOW ON Ll?HT YEARLINCGS; BULLS STRONG:
VEALERS AND CALVE3 SCAOCE, MOSTLY STEADY GOOD-SI ZED.PRO-"'OTION OF RUN STOCK& 86D
FEEDERS, TRADE FAI.'LY ACTIVE, STnONG.BULK FED STET1S ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND .0UU TC
,8.50, FEv LOADS HELR UPWARD TO Q.006; ,"OTHLNG SnI CTLY CHOICE OFFEREgD;EAT LIGHT
YEARLINGS $7.Q TQ .,.00, GUTCHE2 Q;WS o.25 T 50; MEDIUM BULLS 4.00 TO $4.35;
tLI .VEAL S5. DOWN, CHOICE ,,1 TOCKE.S .UU, OTHER DES I.ABLE'. OFERRINGS MOTL'
dGS : MOSTLY I0 TO' 1' THIOG'ER THAN SATURDAY AVERAG.ETOP 8.00 N 9Q TO. 210 ;
S DESI ALE MI3' To 40. 7.7.5 TO 7.9.5; ..50. TO 35 7. T 7.65; PACKING
soWs $.25- TO O5.85; sOCKER PI-GS I.To :a HIGHn, ,7.50 TO ~ 8 00 .
SREEP: CLIP"Q A9.4a3S A3ouT STEADY; NO SHEEP ^Q WOOLE LiAMBS SOLD EARLY,. 97# CLIP-
PERS 7(.75, OTHERS MOSTLY FED TEXAS O7.5 TO 7.150.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) M ARKET--t0:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER RECEIPTS MODERATE TO LIGHT QUALITY MEDIUM TO GOOD, EARLY DEALS
STRONG TO "h HIGHI-R, SALES 8.2P.5: DOWN. MIXED YEAr.L NGS HEIFrRS AND COWS
STRONG TO 250 HIGHE-; 33ULLS STEADY; VEALERS. 0,0 LOWER, TOP o9.506' COWS LARGELY
A4.50 TO $5.50; LOW-CUTTES' $2.50 TO 3.00; TOP SAUSAGE BULLS $4.75.
HOOS: FAI.4LY ACTIVE, STRONG TO 10( HIGHER THAN SATURDAY; MOSTLY 250 HIGHER THAN
LATE FRI AY; SOWS STEADY'.TO I00 HIGHE. PIGS STEADY TO.-C45 HIGHER; BULK
/50 TO 21|0 .-8.?0 .AND .8., TOP.- 8'3~ MOsT .O Te 240; $8*00 TO $8.15;,256 TO 275A
17,75 TO $7.90; SETTER I 00 TC -40)" $7,50 TO $8.0;" sows MOSTLY o. To 6.065.
SHrEP: FEW CLI PPED L.Arm3A ro cI TY BUTCHERSSSTEADY. AT $8.50; ..PACKERS TAL-KING LOWER;
INDICATIO.1S STEADY -ON SHEEP; SMALL LOT CHOICE. 37 SPRItNG -LAMBS 915.00;
DU-LK OF RUN B.ILLED.TH.:,U AND DIRECT.
FORT WORTH' CH ICAGO H KANSAS CI-TY E.. ST.LOU IS
S- CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS:.(SOFT OR nQILY HOcS AND
O TASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LTl40l 3& GD- -H .Q r7 *80 g $ : ;
ML n. 46 0- .S ON:
LT L GD .pH ;7.76 j:to A jR M
HVv 'T AT 25Q-29 G-0H 7.60- 7.90 7.30 7.75 7.25- 7.7 7. -7. 5
S:29 i35i Go-0)-i 7.AO0-. 7.80 7.10- 7.45 7.00- 7,45 7,25- 7.65
PKG' Sows 275-500 MAoED-GD 5.75- S.25 40.-- 6.85 6 2.5- 85' 6o40-. 75
SL A UGHT-E ?-IG S CI.0 o'-GD . . .. "
ADr E PGsD--' - . -.,.. 7.. .25- 800 7.25- 0
Av COST & WT. SAT. Ins ExcL 70- 1 .42- 2 7.70-
AV COST & T.FOR ifr 7". 3 I. .44- :- .- . 7.41- . .
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES' AND VEALERS:
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STEERS '6(8O0-900-) CHO CE
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STEERS (900-1100oL ) O9OOE
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Cows: H IOCE
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VEALERS (MILK-F-ED) .GD--CH
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STEERS ( bO--bU'00,) GD-H
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HEIFERS: G
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TELEPHONE:3-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY MARCH 31, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF,LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
SI f l 00 A ^ -n, >mxa, Trim*=')..


1I I UU/ I ULEN
CATTLE CALVES


. 2,000
9,000
7 000
4 4 000
6,000
200
4,000
2,100
2,400
800
900


38,400
30,200
85,200
97,000


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATI ONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA -
OKLAHOMA CITY
Sioux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL-
'VI OCH ITA
DENVER


TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE 'VEEK AGO, II MARKETS
To DATE THIS 'VEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TU ErDAY ,'V< AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO


400
2,000
3,000
2,000
500

300
300
2,600
300
1 00


11 ,500
9,300
21,350
21.,300


TI R l I .
HOGS .
HOGS "' SHEEP HO.LDOVER- DIRECT*THRU" .
..1,000. 7,000 10


b5,UU O6 UUU
20,000 18,000
13,000 : 1,200
:t18,500 1.2,000
300 50
14,500 *2,500
5,000 ,000
.10,000 2,000
1,400 100
I ,6:00 -5,400


90,300
57,800-
173, 00"
18.,600.


.57,250
-54,500
1*49,50
.152,800


SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PFJRCHASE.S, MONDAY


CATTLE
3,474
628
1.,258
2


CALV ES'
1,015
224.
877.

"658'
.624


HOGS
985:
S870

S1,274
1,586


FORT "IORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY-- MARCH, 3
(BASED ON MARKET, CONDITIONS AN'D SALES-REPORTED yP


4,000


3,50
30




30


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0
0 200




0
.*


VAPPROXYIMA'YE NUMBER JOF
QIRECT'AND THOf'U HOGG
INCLUDED IN TOE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECE P.TS .
VY MARCH 30, 93- .
SHEEP -
1 ,157
7 07
,531
-5;752
.2,225

1 19I 31. -
TO :00 P.M.)


CATTLE: DULLNESrn DOMtN-ATED THE TRADE I.N FAT YEARLINGS HEGE-LATELYJ DESPtTE ,
SMALLER .RECEIPTS OQF THESE LITTLtE CATTLE, AND PRICES IN THIS
DIVISION OF TRADE SETTLED AT FURTH E DECLINES OF .AROUND 15 TO 25 CENTS. RELATIVELY
FEW SALES WERE MADE DU:;ING .MORN.I:NG ROUNDS' AND SEVERAL. LOADS OF. GOOD YEAnLINGS WERE
CARRIED INTO THE AFTERNOON UNSOLD. MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER .'EARLI NGS WERE OF VALUE TO.
SEIL. IN THE $S3,00 AND 7.00 RANGES, F-,OM ARCOUr'D $7.p,5 ,DOnw ,ACTuAL. SALES REPORTED",D
Ht!I^Wg 't 9^tieI^f 'O'N S *,'f f AU..' "s or"1W, ^-,t VE(f.'l.'.NGS T.r $7.00, ',7 5O AND.
$8.00. SEVERAL OF THESE LOTS WERE E-XPERIMENT-ALLY FED CATTLE FROM I LOUIS4ANA.
.... ... THE DAYS CATTLE RECEIPTS WERE LI MITIED. TO ABOTU.T p-000 HEAD-.ANDQ-CON-
SI STED LARGELY OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS,' STEERS AN.D .M IXED BUTCHER ,CLASSES. YEARLING
QUALITY WAS MUCH MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN IN THE STEER 'SECTION OF. T-ADE, AS P ACTICALLY
ALL OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE PLAIN GRADES. THE CALF RUN, POSTED AT ONLY,400
HEAD, BROUGHT IN, A LIMITED ASSORTMENT OF PLAIN. AND RATHER COMMON GRADES, MOSTLY
WEIGHTY AVERAGES.
THE GENERAL TRADI IN SLAUGHTER STEERS AND'OTHER. CLASSES OF CATTLE *,
AND CALVES, YEARLINGS EXCEPTED, HELD A'3UT.STEADY. CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER* :.
STEERS WERE REPORTED AT $5.40, $5.50 AND $5.75. A. 3-CAR SHIPMENT OF .PLAINSTEEDS
SOLD ON ORDER, ACCOUNT AT'$5.75. OWING TO SCARCITY..OF GOOD F'AT.COWS, VERY LITTLE
BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN THIS'CLARS *AROUND Of" AOnVE THE ,5.00 LEVEL. 0NE-LOAD
2F FAIRLY GOOD FAT 'COWS BROUGHT $4,30 QAN'O BUTCHER SORTS CHANHANID HANDS USUALLY. AROUND
$3.25 TO $3.75. LOW-CUTTERS WVERE'LI STED FROM'$2.25 TO'.$2.75, ,STRONG WEI GHTS UP TO
THE LATTER PRICE. RECEIPTS INCLUDED ONE'STRAIGHT CARLOT.OF.:STRONG WEIGHT BULLS THAT
SOLD AT $4.00. ...
ATTLE-"'''U CHAgES O.N COUNTR-Y ACOOtJNT PRODUCED A. FEW SCATTERED TRANS-
ACTIONS WITH COST FIGURES A"O.UT STEADY.: A-s'UT PCUR. CARS 'OF' THIN -FLESHED.OSTOCK
STEER YEArLIINGS MOVED OUT AT. $7.25 .:AND SOME PLAINER .GRADES ,OF STOCK STEERS AND '.:'
YEARLINGS SOLD IN'THE $6,00 RANGE.
FAT CALVES, OD ENOUGH TO SELL UP 'TO o7.00, WERE LIMITED TO AFEW. E '
SORTS. CARLOY SALES OF HEAiI*ES WERE REPORTED AT $6.00 AND. 36.50 AND OFF-QUALI TY
GRADES RANGED DOWNtVARD FROM AROUND $5.5, CULL So.RTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.. -
HOGS: TRADE IN THE LOCAL HOG YARDS TODAY PROVED VERY -,NJfEVEN, WITH PRICES ,
RANGING FROM 15 CENTS LOWER TO (0 CENTS HIGHEr., SHIPPERS BOUGHT
TWO LOADS OF RAIL HOGS ABOUT A DIME HIGHER AND RA'L HOGS TO .PACKERS SOLD FULLY
15 CENTS LOWER. TRUCK HOG PRICES HELD STEADY, THE RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED-AT I,000
HEAD, INCLUDED 107 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 240 TRUCKeHOGS AND S-.IX..LOADS AN15.
A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. SHIPPERS -'.AD $.8. 0, THE.-DAV S TnOP
FOR A LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE RAIL DUTCHERS, AVERAGING .ARO.UND 200 POUNDS, $8.05 FOR
ANOTHER LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE 192-POUNDB UTCHERS. r-ACKEERS 3OUdGHT THREE OR FOUR
LOADS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE .AIL BUTCHERS AT- $7..80 AND'A LOAD nF LESS DESIPADLE
GRADES AT $7..5. ,MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES .OF .'0 To ?A0--POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED
FROM $7.85 TO $8.00, LATTER PrICE TRUCK .HO "TOP TO SMALL KItLERS. PACK INS SOWSS WErE
REPORTED AT $6.00 ANOD ,.25, Oh ..STEADY.
SHEEP: FAIRLY.LI CERAL SUPPLI ES OF SHEEP 'AND LAMbs, A.i3U:T 7,000 HEAD, AR-
.RIVED ACAIN .TODAY FOLLOWING YESTERDAYR EXCESSIVE SUP-'LY AND DULL "
MARKET. APPROXIMATELY M0 DECKS,'MOSTLY SHORN LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND WETHERS, WERE
OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION, 1 INCLUDING SEVERAL DECKS THAT ARRIVED ABOUT NOPO'.
PACKER BUYERS E"/nRE VERY -3EARISH ON OPENING ROUNDS DUT LATER FDI.-STEADY WITH YESTER-
DAY'S LATE DECLINES OF "5 CEITS ON SHOR-N. LAMCS AND .50 CErJT.S iN SHORN WETHE:-P. A
FEW MORNING SALES OF SLAUGHTER OFFERING'S WER MADE ON THIS .UASIS'. SEVERAL DECKS OF
SHORN FAT LAMB'S SOLD AT $*.25 AND STRICTLY GOOD SHORN FAT LAMBS REC I VED.'A ULI-D OF.
3O.50. A FEW SHIPMENTS "'F SHORN AGED FAT WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT $3.25. AND ,3.50.
DEMAND FOR SPRING LA:'3,qS A-PEARED NARROW AND OCCASIONAL SALES WERE MADE AT C.o00 AND
Le Fl. A ROAD SHI PPER DEMAND FOR FEEDER LAMI4S EXISTED AND PRICES FOF. THIS CLArS
''-ARED 25 TO 50 C-rNR 1HIGIHE.. FOUR OR FIVE DECKS OF -GOOD SHORN FEEDER LAMBS MOVED
:'L.r ,.T 45..75 AND OTHER SALES WERE RE-'OTED AT $5.00. ASCUT TWO-THIRDS OF'THE DAY'S
." Qn"LY RE1/,AINED UNSOLD AT A LAT.E.HOU.R. ..
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY MARCH 31, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED ST'ER AND YEARLING TRADE VERY SLOW, STEADY TO 250 LOWER, ALL. GRADES
SHARING DECLINEE r3UT DEMAND SLOWEST FOR INBETWEEN GRADE WEIGHTY BULLOCKS
SELLING AT $8.75 TO c..50; EARLY TOo WEIGHTY BULLOCKS $10.35 SHIPPER DEMAND NARROW;
LOCAL KILLERS GOING SLOW, LIGHT HEIFER AND MIXED YEAR NGS ABOUT STEADY BUT CO.MM&ON
AND MEDIUM GRADE BUTCHER HEIFERS AND LIGHT WEIGHT COWS FIRM To .5 HIGHER; HEAVY
cOWS DRAGGY; BULLS F;I RM TO SHADE HI HE MEAY.,. AUSAGE. OFFER NGS SELL IG UP TO $5.00
WI1TH MO T WEIGHTY: HOLSTEINS AROUND 4. .TO 4.5; VEALE;SvUNs 5 TO $1. LOWER
MOSTLY $1.:R OrF AFTER ,FLESHY STEADY START; QHO.IQE KOSHER KINDS NOW AROUND 1.oo,00'
AFTER $TU.DU TO 1.U.0WAS PAID EARLY. THIN .STOCKEtSr;VERY SCARCE.
HOGS: MARKET SLOW, MOSTLY 10 TO 2 0 LOWER TI.AN MONDAY'S AVERAGE: FEW PIGS AND
LI HT LI-lGHT STEADY; PACKING SOWS AROUNDD '-TEADY;. GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO
.'fO#'MOSTLY $8.00 TO $8.16O,'FEW $8.15- EXTREME TO. S8.25.FOR SELECTED 140 TO l60*
220 TO 250# $7.50 TO 85 260 TO 326 $7.15 TO- $7,50; 330 TO 380# $6.95, TO .7..106;
g~G LArGELY $,7.75 TO .0 P96 AI N.*KINDS.$7,50 DOWN; PACKING SOWS' MOSTLY $S. 50 TO:
SHEEP: EARLY MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE,' STEAD .?I. O10HIGHER, ADVANCE TTERnGRADE
FAT LAMBS; FEVW SALES TO -PACKERS '.7 TO $9.15; OUTSIDERS .00 TO 9.35,
LATTER PRICE PAID. FOR WOOLED'LAMBS AVRAG ING ABOUT Bfa; CLIPPERS $8.00 TO $8. SOMF
HELD HIGHER; FE/ SP-ING LAMBS $13.0 TO 15.00, KINDS AT OUTSIDE PRICE SCALING
AOUNDo 30; FAT .NATIVE En'ES MOSTLY $450 TO $5.:00.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I :0 A.M.
CATTLE: MARKET:-SLOW, MOSTLY.FED STEER AND YEARLING RUN' FEW EARLY SALES.MEDIUM TO
GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS STEADY TO :EASIER.; MOST BIDS.:LOWER; SLAUGHTER
COWS. AND BULLS SCARCE, STEADY;'VEALERS.AND CALVES UNCHANGED;'STQICERS AN FEDERS
SLOW, STEADY TO WEAK;. BULK FE STEPS E G I BLE TO SELL AnUD $.UU TO $8 7; SEVERAl
CHOICE LOADS HELD AROUND $9.UU.TO $IU.; CH IC'E A.RUND r0 MI X.ED YEAR INGS MOSTLY
HEIFERs $8.75, OTHER, LIGHT HYEARLLNGS MOSTLY $8.5' DOWN; ODD LOTS BUTCHER COW6 $4.25 "
TQ .$5.5 ; MEDIUM 3ULLO ,4.00 .To 4.35, FEW STRONG WEIGHTS ON BEEF ORDER tl'PTO. 4.50;
BULK VEALERS $8l00 tdOwN, FEW $9.00 SCATTERED SALES STO.CKERS U6.50 TO $835.
HOGS: SLOW AND UNEVEN, MOSTLY 0 TO 150 LOWER 'THAN MONDAY'S AVERAGE ON 240
:. DOWN; HEAVIER EI,'GHTS_.ULL, ITALhbING SHARPLY LW ~,P 0o7.85ON 190 TO
2O;,DESiRABL 0 TO 40#.T7.O TO $7,80; FEW 230" TO- 7. $7,40 TO 7.55; 'PACKING
sows $6.25 TO $3.75; STOCK PIGS WEAK.TO 10 0 LOWEr, MOSTLY 7.50 TO $7.90 .
SHEEP: LAMBS:STRONG TO'--15 HIGHER; ODD LOTS SHEEP ABOUT STEADY; NO SPRINGLAMBS
-- SOLD EARLY; BErT WOOLED LAMBS OFFERED $8.50, MOST SALES $8.25 TO 8.50;
NUMEROUS LOADS CLIPPERS 7.75 TO. 7.85, BEST HELD ABOVE $8.00.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS)' MARKET--.IO0:0 AM.
CATTLE: STEER RUN OF MODERATE PROPORTIONS MEETING SLOW INQUIRY; A FEW SALES
STEAD.W AT 97.-5 TO. $9.00; MARKET. NOT ESTABLI SHED ON BUTCHER YEARLINGS AND
HEIFERS WITH UNDERTONE WEAK; COW STUFF BARELY STEADY; BEEF :COWS LARGELY $4.75 TO
$5.50; LOW-.CUTTE.S P2.50 TO $3.00; LIGHT SUPPLY.OF BULLS ON SALE AND INQUIRY LIMITED;
*VEALERS STEADY, GOOD AND CHOICE INDS $950. : '
HOGS: MARKET MOSTLY 10 TO 20. LOWER THA- MONDAYIS AV.ERAGE. LATER TRADE SLOW,
---- O.ME BID OFF MOR. PLG S.WEAK.TO 25; LOWER,. SOME WEAK TO 100 LOWER; DULK.
150 TO 220; EARLY $3.00TOT i8.,I, ONE LOAD 15 NO WEIGHTIE 'BUTCHERS SOLD;
BETTER 100 TO 140. 47.25 TO Q7.8*; SOWS MOSTLY 0b.40 TO .$6.0..' :
SHEEP: SLOW, OPENED STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE CLI PP.ED LAMBS *TO CITY-BUTCHERS $8.50;
FE W GbOO.D",SPRING-LANMBS 2.50 -NO ACTION ON PART OF PAOREnS"
.0RT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
"'.;" -" CLOSE CLOSE-. CLOSE CLSE
HOGS:4SOFT On -*QLYHOGS AND. S . : L *LUSE
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Lt LT 14 6 G-C $ 6.65- 7.80 $ 8.00-'8.-5 $
L. T T i60I GD--H 7S60- 8.1.0 8.00- 8,15 5
S180 ,2 GoD-O 7.75- 8.10 8.0QQ- 8.5
MED Tr 20Q-~2?, 7: 75- 8.:0 7.80- 8.15
22( 0 "r 25. GD"-CH 7.65- 800 7.50- 8.00.
NVY WT D-' "DH . : 8 7.:20-- 7.60
P.KG .Sows .275. ,4ED-GO. 5.75- 625 85
SLAUGHTER ..IGS 0 30.')GoD-0H - 7.65- .10
FDR &STKR PIGSS. 0(13Q) GD-OH ... - -
ASv QT AS Exc ) 7 84 211
SLATE -rL CAtTLE', ALVES Ax '; VEALS'ERnS .; ..- '% -


7.25-, .7.75 $ 7.75- 7.90.
7.40- 7.'80 7.80- 7090
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