Daily livestock market report, May 1931

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E"Ic-D STATES DEPARTMENT OF. AGRICULTURE
BUREAIUJ OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


"17 LIVESTOCK EX;HA?:G,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIV TOOK MAR,' TODAY I; EST I'ATED RFCE PTS OF L LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE
-ORT WORTH 300
'ANJ,,AS ClTY 40
CHICAGO 400
NATIONALL STOCKYARDS 200
OM AH A 50
OKLAHOMA 01l TY
I f-lOUX ClTY 150
"T. JOSEPH 1 00
ST. PAUL I 50
,,I OH 1 TA A -" 0
5 VN\IER________________ I_ (3QJ0
OTAL. II MARKETS. J 15
'E WEEK AGO, 11 RKT'3 A 5
TOTAL THIS WAEE K 188,515
,TAL LAST WEEK 167,425'
**TODAYIS ESTEI.,ATED OECEI PTS OF
ON THRU BILLING AT FORT F WORTH,


CALVES HOGS _SG
100 500 3
S 1,200 3'
500 .9,500 8
50 "5,500 2
---- ,500
25 500
g 74,000 I
.25 CI. 2 500
150 I 000
100 1 000
.......1'25 I
960 31;325 2,
925 8,900 24
45,510 405,025 421
44,225 415,900 404
SHEEP INCLUDE S71 SHEEP


-EEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU>


,500*
,000
,000
000
50
50
000
,700
50
200
,I00
,550
000
050
750


*


-I ,000


375
350
7,500
500 ,500
155


: 300
*A'nPROXl MATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN TH'E DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTHH REoCEIPT.S, .SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, MA Y I, 1931


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


CATTLE CALVES H
1 ,477 '235
UNREPORTED -
886 178


OGS
STQ[


SHEEP
7,885


865 7;457


FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WE;K 1,009 2,900 4,200 73,70
i*T.WRORTH TOTAL LAT EK 3,08 79 5,270 6,38
IT..ORTH TOTAL THI I AWKLAST YR. 13,416 4,527 7,|126 -6,603
L LIVESTOCK MAR'K-.T CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY- MAY 1 931
(BASED ON MARKET CONDI TIONS. AND SALES REPORTED U TO !1:00, A.M.)
FORT WORTH CHI-CAGO KANSAS.CITY E. ST.LOUIS.
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE -CLOSE
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7.o0
7.01^


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7.30
7.50
7, 50
7.35
7 10
6,80
6,25
3.5
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C):0' 880
6:5&: 6:90
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6. 6'40
51 E5 75
650- 7.00*
6. 50- .7. 00*
6.7.1- 21 8 :
INIOMI NAL


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7.25- 7.
710?5- 7.4
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6.75- 7.15
6.50- 6.05
5a60- 5.70
725,- 7.40
7.15- 7.40
7.26- 198#


-FORT WORTH
CATTLE: TODAY!. T-ADE NOMINJAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS AROUND 50, LOWER;
q F, F "SOMA E'-TREMFS m-r7F,; SL[AUGTER YEARLI.NGS AND-.BUTCHER ,COWS MOSTLY
'TEADY, LOW-C-LTT ER.-.TRON TO" HI2"5' H- HER; BULLS UNCHAN.GED.5 SLAG-T.ER 'CALVES AND
!7 EAD Llr- CTTE'"l !) f 0 AG UNv r IR Tn 9 ,HIG-4U:REP E23 TN U
VE'ALERS ,ABOUT. STEADY; ,TOCK TFERS AN;D YEARLINGS `11T; F ,P5" 'HIG-' .,R .. EK S TOPS.
FED STEERS $7 50 [1ALL LETS FAT YEAIRLI NGS .UP TO -$T.2) CARLOT. TOP $8.0UU FAT.'COQW'S
-5 QQ,,VEALERS I. ,qO,' F'.'-HEAVY 'FAT"CALVES UP TO40 -7 .00. BULK PRICES; LAUGHTER STEERS.- 25 T C $5.0, BETTER GRADES .FAT. YEARLI.NGSG
O TO $8;00, FAT CO'YS C 4.,5 TO- $4.3,P, PUTCHER.-GRADES .3.. TO 3.75, LOW..-QUTT'--RS
2.50 TO () 0'". p.-'AVY FAT.CALVES A-ROUNO $5.75 DOWt, BETTER 'GRADES STOCK STEERS AND
YEA RLINGS$? r T 7..0.
YL G -.REVNEY. 0. .l..1-NT: AL1HOUGH.RECEIPTS'OF CATTLr. DURING THE WEEKLWER OF-
SE -ASONABLE VOLUrrT -7L--R-TERSREDOr-r TTED IN THE MARKETING AND .PR 1CE RULED
SHARPLY LOWER )ON-rDAV AtJT'O 'Tu EcDAY "* -CLO'!1 NG -U0 OR .4.rRE 'LOWER .FR TH WEEK ACKER .D-
FIAND FOR'STEERS HA3 BS-FN GENERALLY DULL .AN D, RATHER'NAFRW'., WITH CLEARANCES ON TWO O'
TH-REE OCCASIONS LA.'rF ,,AND I N COMPLE:TE. MQT 'OFR'THE PL.AI-N AND COMMON SLAUGHTER STEERS
HAVE BEEN SELLING F",OM z. ,_TO AROUND O.508 INCLUDING b CARS OF MEXICANS FRIDAY
AT $4.25 AND $4.0. THE REl-'T FED STEERS RECEIVED WERE GOOD STRONG WEIGHTS .THAT
R.."UGHT $7.50. YEAR. ING QUALITY HAS BEEN SETTEF` THAN IN ANY OTHER DIVISION OF THE
TRADE. LI TITLE CHANcE'HA.S OCCU-RRED IN PRICES FOR- THE BETTER GRAD ES ORF THE LITTLE
'"ATTLE AND QUITE A LITTLE BUSINESS HAS BEEN TRANSACTED`FROM $7.O TO $4O U, A FEW
'F THE'BEFST YEAJLINCS'SELL ING UP TO $8.25. FAT COWS.., G'nOOD ENOUGH TO SELL ABOVE
4" 50,0 CONTINUE VEJY SCARCE. MIXED SHIPMENTS HAVE PRODUCED LIMITED SUPPLI ES OF
BUTCHERR COWS, HO'!'FLER, ALSO THE USUAL SORTS OF LOW-CUTTERS. ALL GRADES OF SLAUGHTER
C"WS HAVE BEEN B7RINCINO STEADY PRICES, WITH SOME STRENGTH AND MODERATE ADVANCES
2HOWN IN CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS. BEST FAT COW% TQPED TUESDAY AT $ 0. AND LOW-
RJUTTERS HAVE BEEN MOVING LARGELY FROM $ .. .F0 TO 53.00, EXTREMES OF QUALITY HARDLY
MORE THAN A7"0 APA!T. T-'O'LOADS O.F HEAVY BULLS MOVED'DURING THE WEEK-AT 3.*50 AND
N :...' H H RT UNS'OF LAUGH-.Y-
'C*. No OTHTR CARLOT SHIPMENTS rF THI S CLASS WERE RECEIVED. SHORT RUNS O SLAUH
FER CALVES AND VEALRS HAVE BEEN MOVING. MOSTLY AT STEADY PRICES.. SEVERAL SMALL LOT
'ALES OF CHOICE VEALFRC HAVE BEEN- REPORT UP TO $10.00 AND A FEW GOOD TO CHOICE
AVY CALVES HAV.3N SEL-LING AROUND 6 b.50, OCCASIONAL LOTS UP TO $7.00. CULL SORT
APrE STILL LISTED A :OUNR AN" UNDEnR $3.\ 5. COUNTRY DEMAND FOR STOCK YEARLY NGS HAS I M--
PROVED SOMEWHAT AN-, MOST PURCHASES HAVE BSEN -MAE AT COST FIGURES FULLY STEADY, OR
SLIGHTLY HIGHER. THE BETTER GRADES OF LIGHT WEIGHT "',CK STEERS AND -YEARLINGS HAVE
BEEN BRINGING $3.50 TO 7.50, WITH TOP YEARLINGS AT a8 00.
HOGS: To;AY's LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS ET I. MATED AT 500 HEAD, INCLUDED 375 HEAF
1DIREST 'TO EI ACES, AEOUT 160 TRUCK HOGS AND A PART LOAD OF RAIL HONb
FOR THE OPEN MARKET, MALL KILLERS AND SHIPPERS DUGHT THE .TRUCK HOGS AT PICES1
FULLY 10 HIGHER THAN YrECTERDAYVS TRUCK MARKET, AND THE PART.LOAD OF RAIL HOGS SOLP
TO PACKERS 104 LOWER. O..-:T OF THPE -00GD TO CHOI CE 175 TO ?5--" TRUCK HOGS BROUGHT .
:7 L0, THE DAY'S TOP, AND TH P.,ART LOAD OF GCOR TO CHOICE 2-- RAIL HOGS MOVED AT
$7oU0. A FE PAC:.KING sr.WS WERE REPORTED AT $,5.30, OR STEADY.
'SHEELE: TOAVIS TRADE NO.INAL,, FOn WEEK. ALLKILLING CLASSES STEADY TO 254
7) A Y ST 'n\ E' NA Fnr-\
.... ,LOR ii; YrE--7AER...OL'0 WETH-ERS AND LO.ER ,GRADES OF LAMDS AND YEARLINGS
7yHOWING THF FULL ECLlIN..r VSEEK'1 Tp' SPRING LAM"S ,_ 8 2 _5 CLOSING. DULK SPR I NG LAMDS
HO'N NG TH ,F I.) 101
"I F" T 7 ;-; L' -,"' ,-J ,_E ,,-3q AND YEAR Cl'CS r6. TO "6,75- FEJ LOADS LAMDS
AND YEARLINGS EARL' IN.V,1 K 0 0'C.0 ; :3EST 2-'YEA'O--O' -- ?1 A THREr) ,U-; CLOSING DULK
WOp-YEAR-OLD WETHE S '. T" ; A,5 F .. TO EsDRC AT H1CLO .SING T(OP
P r.7; FEEDER. LArnS '- r0) TO nOC 0 Mi MXED EEEDER AN-: FAT LAM.]S UP TO ,6.2%o.[o
`7-v I- Fv, 1 E rFNT u A TLIT (7"700- HLn:D A F SHEEP ANtD LAMES ARRIVED ON THE
LOCAL MARKET TH-I- r-" --"-TA- RST LARGW"ST WEEKLY S"PPEL" EVER RECEIVED AT FO r T WORTH .
.\V..UND TWO-THi7 ODr )'r_7 1i" S .1 DRAL S APPLY CON SIS-ED OF SHOr:,N L MDS. ANID YEARLI NGS! WI
LT-I'. HTR.. GRA RES '[RNA\I'I.C. R C---IPTS OF FEEDERS AND .OFF, QUALITY LAV-3S AND YEA,-'-
L NGS WFRE FAR'" It! ECERS F THE D'F l.ANr- TOWARD THE CLOSE OF THE WEEK. t- R-. S CES SHOWED
TENTH EA"LiN HE WEEK UUT DECLIr:.CEDO LATER MOST OF TO AY'S SUPPLY ARRIVE"
A RL' LATE FP I AY AFrTE INOO ,' .. .
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TELEGRAFHIC REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

SCHICAGOA A MARKETT -
CATTLE: COMPARED WI TH WEEK AGO: MOSTLY STEADY ON FED STEERS AND LONG "YEARLING-S
25 TO 30(' LOWER, GOOD AND CHOICE LIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS WEAK Tr
l LOWER ON COMMcON AND MEDIUM KINDS, NOT MUCH CHANGE IN SHE-STOCK; DULLS STRONG TO
|K5 HIGHER AND') VEALERS STRONG; 3TOCKERS AND FEEDERS FI RM LARGELY STEER RUN WITH
RECEIPTS A RECORD FOR YEAR TO DATE, BULK TURNED AT $7.,00 TO $8.50 AVERAGE COST
KILLING G STEERS BEING APPROXIMATELY $7.65, EXTREMtE TOP HEAVIES $9.50, PRACTI CAL TOP
9.25, BEST LONG YEARLINGS $9.75, HEIFER YEARLI NGS $8 75, FLESHY FEEDERS SOLD UP TO
B7.85, BULK S2O"KERS $8.25 TO $7.25.
HOGS: VERY LITTLE ON SALE MARKET FULLY STEADY WITH FRI DAYS AVERAGE, GOOD TO
CHOICE 170 TO r210. u7 ,40 TO 87.60, TOP $7.60; 220 TO 250# $,7.00 Tr)O $7.35,
2O0 TO' 320 $6.50 (. TO 7.00 GOOD T0 CHOICE !40 TO C0# SCARCE FEW $.35 TO 50
PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO t6.75; FEW PLAIN QUALITIED PIGS $(.650 TO $6.85; PACKING SOWS
MOSTLY $5.75 TO 6. I0 '
CHEEP: FOR WEEK: 168 DOUBLES FROM,! FEEDING STATIONS, 45,000 DIRECTS. COMPARED
... WITH WAEEG- AGO, AFTER REACHING $10.00 IN MID-WEEK CHOICE FAT WOOLED LAMNBS
TaPPED LATE AT $9,0, INCETWEEN GRADES DECLINING MORE,' BEST HANDY WEIGHT CLIPPERS
SHOWING LESS PRICE DOWNTURN; CHOICE WrOLSKINS VERY SCARCE; FAT SHEEP WEAK TO 250
LOWER; SUPPLY VERY LIGHT; CLOSING BULKS: FAT WOOLED LAMBS $9. 00 TO $9.25, CLIPPERS
(P.25 TO $8.50, FAT WOO.LED EWES $3.25 TO $3.50, CLIPPERS $3.00 DOWN, FEW LOTS
CHOICE NATIVE SPRINGER $11.25 TO $12.25, GOOD CALIFORNIAS LATE $10.75.

SKANSAS CITY MARKET -
CATTLE: FOR WEEIK: STRICTLY GOOD AND CHnOICE LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS STEADY TO 256
LOWER; OTHER FED STEERS AND MOST LIGHT YEARLINGS 25 TO 506 LOWER WITH
LIGHT YEARLINGS IN.. FAIRLY ROAD DEMAND; COWS STEADY TO 25" LOWER; BULLS STEADY TO
STRONG;' VEALERS AND CALVES STRrING TO 506 HIGHER; STICKERS AND FEEDERS IN LIGHT
SUPPLY, STEADY TO 25. HIGHER. WEEK'S TOPS: LIGHT WEIGHT AND HEAVY STEERS AND
MIXED YEARLINGS 8.75, YEARLING HEIFERS $8.35, SEVERAL SHIPMENTS GOOD TO CHOICE
LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS AND CHOICE HEAVIES $ 58.5 TO $8.,0; BULK FED STEERS AND LIGHT
YEARLINGS $6.75 TO $8*00; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS LARGELY $6.00 TO $7.75; STOCK STEER
CALVES UP TO $3.50,. CHOICE VEALERS UP TO $9.00.
HOGS: AROUND STEADY 'WITH FRI mAYIS AVERAGE, OR |0 TO 1 5 LOWER THAN BEST TIME;
-- ~ MOST 170 TO 240S, $36.70 TO t6.90; TOP $6.95; 250 TO 700# $630 TO $6.65;
ODD SOWS $6.35-AND DOWN, QUOTADLY STEADY, QUALITY CONS-IDERED; STOCK PIGS NOMINAL.
SHE-EP: FOR WEEK; SPRING LAMS'VWE./AK, SHEEP AND FED LAMBS 1 0 TO 1 LOWER, LATE
SALES KILLING CLASSES AT WEEK'S LOW LEVEL." WEEK'S TOP ARIZONA SPRING
LAMBS $10.60, W.OOLED LAMBS $.0,. CLIPPED LAMBS $8.25, SHORN TEXAS WETHERS $3.'5,
SHORN EWES $3.00; LATE BULK ARIZONA SPRING LAMBS.$ 0.35 TO 10.30; WOOLED LAMBS
I \ XA WET.E
$8.65 TO $8.90; SHORN LAMBS $7.40 TO.785 SHORN EXAS WATERS $300 TO 3.25;
f" 2 r, To . . . I
SHORN EWES. $2.50 TO $2.75.

-NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH VWEEK AGO: STEERS SOLD STEADY TO 256. LOWER, VEALERS 250
LOWER; .OTHER SLAUGHTER CLASSES STEADY;' STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS STEADY
TO STRONG, OTHER FEEDING CLASSES 2P5 HIGHER. TOPs'FOR WEEK: 595 AND 625E HEIFERS
$9.00 80U MIXED YE.R\rLI NGS 96 STEER YEARLI NGS AND I 290# MATURED STEERS $8.60;
COWS $6.25, VEALERS 3.50, MEDIUM DULLS 14.50, STOCK< STEERS $7.75. BULKGS FOR.WEEK;
ST-EERS 6.50 TO E8.2,, FAT MIXED YEARLItNGS AND HEIFE.RS $7.25 TO $8.00, MEEDIUN T
,," '700,COWS 14 50 To 5.50, LOW -CUTTERS o0 T
FLESHED MIXED AND HEIFERS $6,25 TO $7.00, COWS $4t 50 TO $.50, LOW-CUTTERS $3.00 TO
$3.50, STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS $6.00 TO $7.05.
HOGS: MARKET SLOW, LIGHT WEIGHT HOGS AND PIGS MOSTLY 5 LOWE UTCHERS AND
"-- S HEAVY HOGS STEADY To |00 LOWER; SOWS WEAK TOP y7.40 FOR AROUND 190T ,
AVERAGES MOST.. 230 DOWfN 7.25 TO $7.35; 240 TO 260I $7.,I0 TO $7.15; SOME AROUND
320 TO 30# $6.60 TO $6.o6; SOWS LARGELY $5.60 TO $5.75.
SHEEP: COMPARED WITH VEEl' AGO: LOWER GRADE LAMBS PARTICULARLY CLIPPED TEXANS
DECLI NED 252'? WITH MORE DESIRABLE KINDS, OF WHICH VERY FEW WERE AVAI LADLE,
ABOUT STEADY; SPRING LAM.S DECLINED $1.00; SHEEP WERE SCARCE AND MOSTLY STEADY; TOP
CLIPPED LAMBS EARLY IN THE WEEK TO BUTCHERS $9.00; CLIPPED LAMBS, MOSTLY TEXANS,
CLOSING AROUND $7.00 TO $7.50, SPRING LAMBS TOPPED AT $12.50 EARLY, CLOSING DEALS
LARGELY $ 10,50 TO 1 I .00, SHORN EWES $3.25 DOWN; A FDA/ AGED WA-ETHERS $3.50 TO $3.75,


HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSFECTI-0N
'VE EKS ENDING FRIDAY, MAY I, 931 AND MAY 2. 1930

1931 1 930"

CHICAGO, ILL. I I.0 i741 116,860"
INDIANAPOLIS, INo. 20,921 21 ;096
KANSAS O"TY, KAN. 39,234 40 21 2
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL* AND ST.LnuIS, Mo. O63,209 57;991
NEW YO-rK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J. 30031 29,544
OMAHA, NE3D. 3;721 31,131
SInUX CITY, IOWA. 307141 231,786
SOUTH ST. JOCEPH, Mo. 2-0,5'78 194
SOUTH ST. FAUL, MIr0 .i ,717 46,672
TOTALS 391,293 386,773




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UNITED STATES DErARTENT 0, AR RI CULTIJRE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NMVS SERVICE
'7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-209.

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT MONDAY MAY 4, 1931.
TODAYiS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK, AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I1'00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
a'ATTL.E CALVES 'HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT- THRU
FORT WORTH- 3 700 1,6800 1,100 15,i00*** -848
KANSAS CITY 18 000 1,i500 9i000. 12,000 2,000
CHICAGO 18000. 2,000 .44,000 18,000 1,000 18,000
NAT1ONAL STOCKYARDS 3,800 2,200 15,500 3,00 1,500 1,00(
QOrMAHA 10!000 500 15,000 17,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 600 200 10100 2P00 206
Sioux CITY 4000 200 9;000 2,0DQO
ST. JOSEPH 3; 300 400 8,000 4,000
ST. PAUL 4 000 2,500 7,500 1,700
..ICHITA .1C000 900 '1,800 400 : 500
DENVER 2,t-00 *300 5,200 3,400
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 68,,00 12.300 117,200 77,200 APPROXIMATEE NUMBER OF
SONE WEEK AGO, 1 MARKETS 71. 1n00 10,100 80,100 95,300 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
.**TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF CATTLE INCLUDE 523 CATTLE' INCLUDED IN'THE DAVY'S
ON THRU BILLING AT FORT', WORTH. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
***TODAYtS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF SHEEP INCLUDE 1,085 SHEEP.
ON THRU B31LLING AT FORT WORTH. P
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, SATURDAY, MAY 2 1.931.
CATTLE CALVES .-HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 271 77 516 57
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 433 61 -- 2,78
PACKER rURCHASES 70. .53 411 276

FT.WORTH ACTUALMONDAY,WK AGO 5,774- 628 679 22,679 "
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,IMONDAY ,YR AGQ 2,820: 731 1,349. 3,654 :

FORT WORTH LIIVESTOOK MARKET 0NIDAY AY -4, 13 .
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AiD SALE'S REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P 1.')

CATTLE: SLAUGHTER STEERS ENCOUNTERED A DEARI SH DEMAND ON PACKER ACC6UNTHERE
TODAY, .ALTHOUGH PURCHASES M.DE. DY'ORDER 'UYERS, DURING MORNING ROUN;-
APPEARED STEADY. TRADE IN THIS CLAtS OF CATTLE PROVED GENERALLY DULL, HOWEVER, AND
MOST BI DS AND SALES RULED .'TEADY TO SLIGHTLY LOWIR. BULK OF THE STEER SUPPLY CON-
SISTED OF VERY PLAIN AND COMMON GRADES, INCLUDING A GOOn-S1 ZEO STRING OF MEXICAN-
YPE CATTLE, CAARLOT SALES DVIRING .MORNI.NG ROUNIDQ$ ,WERE GR"*UPE-P MOS/1TLY AROUND $ T-_.. T
4.50, WITH SEVERAL LOAD@" LIGHT WEIGHTS SOLD LATE AT 67,S0; THE" WERE THE BEST FEO CATTLE SHOWN. THE DAY S
RECEIPTS WERE POSTED A.T 3,7600 CATTLE,. BUT T'HI S ,ESTI! MATE -INCLUDJED FULLY 500 HEAD ON
THROUGH KILLING, .
LITTLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN THE MARKET- FOR SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS SHE-
STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERS. A FEW GOOD F/)T YEARLINGS "ROUGHT.*$7 00, $7.-25".$7.'T5 AND
OCCASIONAL SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS MOVED AROUND AND UNDER g'5.00. TWO O., THREE
LOADS OF GOOD FAT COWS CHANGED HANDS .AT 34.50 AND ,SEVERAL CADS .OF STRONG WE?,GHT LOW-
C;UTTERS SOLD AT $2.90. NO DULL.S OF CONSEQUENCE WE'RE INCLUDED 1-N THE RECEIPTS.
STEADY PRICES WERE PAL:D FO, OFFERINGS OF STOCKERS, MOSTLY STOCK
YEARLINGS AND STERERS. ONE LOAD; OF CHOICE' STOCK STEER YEARLINGS TOPPED AT $8.00 AND
OTHER GOOD.G'RADES MOVED OUT AT $7.15. SEVERAL CA.S OF GOOD STOCK STEERS, TWOOS AND
THREES, WERE. REPORtED AT $-. 75.
TRADE IN SLAUGHTER"CALVES WAS FEATURED DY A QUIET DEMAND AND A DOWN-


WARD PRICE TREND, ALTHrOUGH OCCASIONAL MORNING SALES"WERE QUOTALY STEADY OTTHERS
ARoQOND 25 CENTS LOWE.. SOME GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES DRAUGHT $600 TO '6).5 AND OTHER
WEIGHTY AVERAGES RANGED ON DOWN THE LI.STs INCLUDING, CULL SORTS AT AND UNDER $3.50.
TWO LOADS OF, MEDIUM WEIGHT, F/AT CALVES DRrUGHT $7.5*0 AND' $8.00, AND A FEW CHOICE
VEALUERS. SOLD ON, UP TO $t 0.00;

HOGS: TODAY'S LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED' EARLY AT 1,100 HEAD, PROVED
LIGHT' AS PACKER DIRECT HOGS TOTALED 848 HEAD AtD .ADOUT 425 HEAD *
ARRIVED DY TRUCK. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGC, OFFERED. LOWER PRICES WEFrE REPORTED
ELSEWHERE AND TRUCK HOGS ON THE LOCAL MARKET SOLD F,POM '10 TO 25 CENTS LOWER, MOST
SALES FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER THAN SATURDAY. SMALL KILLERS BOUGHT A FEW TRUCK HOGS
EARLYUP TO .$7"00, :UT MOST OF THE 170 TO 250-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED TO PACK-ERS AT
$6.75 AND LESS. THE CLOSING TOP, $6,85, WAS PAID ,Y SMALL KILLERS FOR A FEW TRUCD'
HOGS.- FACK.ING SOWS WERE' REPORTED AT $5.50, STEADY.

SHEE; OVER 15,000 SHEEP AND LAM' SARRIVED ON THE LOCAL MARKET TODAY, IIN-
CLUDING 1,085 HEAD ON THROUGH BILLING AND ABOUT 2,500 HEAD RECEIVE:"'
3Y TRUCK. RAIL OFF-ErINGS TOTALED 92 DECKS THESE INCLUDING LI 'ERAL QUOTAS OF
MEDIUM TO G.OOD .SHOON ,''FAT LAMP,,S AND YEARLINGS. TRADE PROVED RATHER SLOW, DUT Mr'
ING SALES OF SPRINk LAMBS AND GOOD SHORN FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS RULED STEADY TO
25 CENTS HfGHE'"R. FAT WETHER.S MOVED AT STEADY PRICES AND "IDS ON FEEDERS AND LOW'.-'
GRADES OF SHORN LAM3S ANr YEARLINGS APPEARED UNEVENLY LOWER. BEST SPRING LAMNB,3
*SOLO AT $8.00 AND TRADE IN OTHER SPRING LAM3S APPEARED ACTIVE WITH SALES AT $7.7
$7.50 AND LESS. SEVERAL DECKS OF GOOD SHORN FAT LAM'PiS AND YEARLINGS SOLD FROM
36.25 TO $6.75 AND'EST FAT LAMD:S AND YEARLINGS C RECEIVED A 2ID OF $7.00. MOST OF
THE' T'NO-YEA--OLD FAT WFTHEES WERE REPORTED AT p4.50 AND $4.75 AND GOOD AGED FAT
WETHERS SOLD AT $2.75.r PACKERS DID $6.00 AND LESS ON SEVERAL DECKS OF MIXED FEF.L:'
AND FAT LAMDS AND YEARLINGS..



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vAS E # 2. "'-
DAILY LIVESTOCK ..A,\ET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATION' MONDAY MAY 4, 1931.
ClICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FAIRLY ACTIVE. tIARKET EARLY ON GOOD TO CHOICE FED STEERS AND DARLINGS,
T FULLY STEADY, INSTANCES STRONG; KINDS OF VALUE TO SELL AT $7.7( DOWNWARD
.)7 00 OR SLI-'HTLY r3ELOWlI, INBETWEEN GRADES VERY SLOW, RIDDING LOWER ESPECIALLY ON
L -HT KINDS WHICH A;!E IN LI 3ERAL SUPPLY, CO'14ON OFFERINGS FULLY STEADY, THESE SUP-
'n.lR'IE.D RY FAI PRLY ACTI V( DEMAND FOR STOCKERS AND FEEDERS; EARLY TOP LONG YEARLINGS
t.i75, WEIGHTY STF:- S 0,.- SOME HELD HIGHER, ULK OF CROP 7.00 TO $8.50; MOST
IOCVKERS AND FEEDERS S 0.)- TO 7.25, SLOW BUT MOSTLY STEADX .ADE N AL.L GRADES AND
L.ASnES SHC-SrCK; L, STEADY AND VEALERS WEAK MOSTLY o. DU TO $(.5 ON LIGHT
(NDS AND 08.02; TO ,;. U ON CHOICE SHIPPER "FFF' NGS.
___3: VERY SLOWt MOST SALES I0 TO 25' LOWER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE' GENERALLY
22 T ,IgDIN; 2.J) LOnWEM; 26OD TO CHTOICE L70 TO 2].#0 $7.25 TO $7.35;TO3;TOP $7.35;,
?7.5. TO 25 $ TO $7 ; o TO 320- '.35 TO b6.U; GOOD TO CHOICE I T /SO,
7. 5; TO 7.; PIGS MOSLY $6.90 TO $7.15; MAJORITY PACKING SOWS $5.50 TO $5.75,
SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $6.00 T
*HEP: FAIRLY ACT,.VE TOr LOCAL KILLERS, FULLY STEADY'. SPOTS 10 TO 1s TI.GHER, .
--- .QUALI TY CONSID EPED EARLY SULK GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS .U TO 9.
TO PACKRS EXTREME TOP ,p9.60 PAI:D RY YARD !TRADERS, SOME HELD HIGHER, FEW CLIPPED
.AM0 $0,UU TO d. 50, LATTER SCARCE; SHORN AGED WETHERS 3ID'$4,00 FEW WOOLED EWES
'3. 0U TO [.3.50.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I00 AMi
CATTLE: EARLY TRADE VERY' SLOVW ON F-D STEERS AND YEARLINGS, MOST 1IDS AROUND 25(
LOWER, MOSTLY A LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEER AND YEARLING RUN. LOW-PRICED COWS
AND BULLS FULLY STEADY; FAT COWS TENDING LOWER; VEALERS WEAK; WEIGHTY CALVES STEADY;
STOCKERS AND FEEERS IN LIGHT TO MODERATE SUPPLY, STEADY CHOICE 920"1 NE3RASKA F D
YEARLING STEERS 0,UU; "ULK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND ').Pu
9 ,,.25?; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTER CO"'S $3.0 QTQ .4.25; MOST MEDIUM BULLS AROIND..T
,.UQ; % MOST VEALERS SELLING DOWNWARD FROM 8.0UU, BULK STOCKERS AND FEEDERS D.o TO
...50, CHOICE YEARLING STOCKERS E 8.10, SFOCK STEER CALVES $8.30
HOCS: MOSTLY 15 TO 20' LOWER THAN SATURDAY'S AVERAGE ON 240M,*OWN -POTS 25d'.
---,, ,OFF;-LITTLE ACTIVE ON HEAVIER WEIGHTS- TO.P 6.80 ON ;0O TO 20 4; BULK I40
T)' 240 $60O.50, O 3.75F, AROUND 28,', AT $6.20; SOWS MOSTLY $5.00 TO $5.40; STOCK
PIGS STEADY, 1$5.50TO,)7.,0
SHEEP: FED LAMBS AND .SPRINGERS STRONG TO I00( HIGHER; SHEEP STEADY( TOP ARnONA
SPRING LAMn.ris50.o5, BEST'WOOLED LAMBS 9.00, MOST SALES $8,75 TO -90M
S-HOR-N LAM3S $7.50 TC $8.00, CHOICE SHORN TEXAS WETHERS $3.50, OTHERS $3.00 TO $3.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MRKET-9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FAT STEER,9 IN FAIRLY LIBERAL SUPPLY, A FEW LOW-PRICED KINDS STEADY AT
---- 6G.00 TO .GC.75 INCLUDING SOME GRASS TEXANS AT $6.50- INDICATIONS ABOUT
STEADY ONGOQD STEPS; OTHER CLASSES STEADY; FAT'HEIFERS Q-7.25 TO $7.75; MOSTQOWS
.,50_ TO $b.5, LOW-.-UTTE-RS $3.00 TO 3.0; MEDIUM 3ULLS U4.50 DOWN; VEALERS B.b5U.
HOGS: SLOW 'WITH LIGHTER HOGS SHOWING MAXIMUM DECLI NE, STEADY TO IJO0 LOWER.DEAL;
_--- .- TOP $7-25 WITH MOST DEALS ON 230 DOWN 7-15 TO ;7.25; 24Q TO 280,r.,S-85
TO $7.10; A FEW SMALL LOTS PIG STUFF ,7.30 AND 27.35; SOWS LARGELY P5.50 TO $. (75,
SOME SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS HIGHER.
SHEEP: SOME EAR-LY PEALS ON NATIVE SPRING LAMBS STEADY TO PACKERSAND BUTCHERS AT
$10.75 TO $II.25;"RUN LARGELY CLIPPED TEXAS LAMBS WITH PACKERS RIDDING


FORT WORTH
01 trln-


HOGS:(SOFT OR QILY HOGS AND. -
-- ROASTING PIIGS EXCLUDED)
LT-LT 140-1 S3(Y0! Go-, A$ 6.35-
-LT 'VT 8DRH .7.
MED 'WT P0-Q .D- H 6.70-
Hv Y k.T bIjb p:^ l f
PKG,.'S.OWS l2-15-1Q r .IEDD 5.25-
SLAU.GHTER I3GSL O QG- -
FOR &STKR FIGS 70- Q D-.) CS-H. -
Av. COST h& WT. 'AT.(,is ExOCL) 7.00-
*Av COST & WT.FOR WK( Cr ") 6*7 -
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CAL\ES AND VEALERS:


STEERS "(600 900,) CHO-ree.
GOOD
MED IUM
L) COM=.1ON
STEERS (9f)0O--1100,) CHOI'CE
GOOD
MED I UM
COMMONN
STEERS (II00-1300,^) CHOICE
, GOOD
ME D 1 UM
STEERS (1300-1 500;-) ,CCHOI CE
H IFERS (550-850) CHaICE
"/! GOOD
MEDIA UM
COMMON
Cows: CHOI CE
GOOD
COWS:Gono
COM- MED
Low CUT-OUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) U-CH (BEEF)
EXOL UT-COM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
MEDIUM
CULL- LOM
CALVES (2507-500,) ^GD-CH
',QM-MED
FOR & STKR CATTLE: AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-8 0";") GD-COH
STEERS (800-1i050,) -OG1'-oH
COM-MED
HEIFERS: GD-CH
COM--MED
COWS: GD-OH
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GC-OH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEER AND LAMBS:


GoOH
GD-CH
PEDI uJm
COMMON
,Gn-CH
AED I UM
M ED-OH
MAED-COH
CULED-CH
MED-OH
CULL-CONM


SPRING LAMOS:

LAMDS: (90, ON)
9 -00"-'
0 -o ,,-
ALL- T,)
YRLG WET ERs:L9-I
EWES: 90-fO4)
ALL 'VTS)


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1: 8-
4.25-







3 5-
4.





.5-

.25-


6.75



5 .50





5.50



6:88



3.27
0:5
5: 7


SCHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


$ 7.00- 7.25 $6 .50 6.65 $


2:76:7 6.2r
5:-p 6 ",) p* : ^


8 1& : 87 T: l 8
6:91Z 23r "6.1-


7.0:25
0:88: 7 2


P5 Q- 9:R'*


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8n0o


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7.15-
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6.35-

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6. 0-
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55 4.00
: 3: 75- R 8 3168- 45
- - 500 780 6.88-


2.75- -.L5
1 25- (- .(I -
8: : :
p.^ 7.25 8 0
7.00-
-- 5.00-
S- 2.75-
2.50-
- - 50-


0:1:


a 25 5.Ro- 625
73 75 :001- 278p
3.50 2.00- 2.75
2.50 1 .00- 2.00


6. 75-
200-
2 5-
2:*CC


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4.28


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NOTE: FORT WORTHT, KANSAS CITY, NATIONAL
WOOLED 3ASIS.


5/4/31 r
2; ) 0 ,-. .A


STOCKYARDS ON SHORN; CHICAGO ON


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


90ZL 00690 Z9ZI

V0do-1d jo AiISH3AINn


L'lW lE.r,'.







UNITED STATES DEmARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
-JRREAU-OF AGRICULTURAL..ECONOMICS
, . MARKET NIEVS SERVICE C


217 LIVESTOCK EXCL4ANGE


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: S--2209.


DAILY .LIV.-ESTOCK MARKET REPORT .- TUESDAY MAY 5J 1.931 .
TODAY'S ESTrMATED RECEI PTS OF.'LIt.VESTOCK AT.-E4LtVE MARKETS'
S "(.:i:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) '


CATTLE CALVES HOG9


* FORT WORTH
KANSAS Ct TY
'-iICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
0.mAHA
'KIAHOMA CIt TY
Ir oux CITY
T '. JOSEPH
T" *PAUL
, HT TA
* ENVER ..


TOTAL 11 MARKETS'
ONIE WEEK AGO,!I."MARKETS
T'DATE THIS WEEK.
A,.4E PERIOD -LAST WFEK
FORT WORTHRECEIPTS,


I ,800
P6000
...4,00
..6;500
*2 8200
-2; CO
* I:."t ,4"00
2,700
S 500
S f 800..


" 500
S9000
3,000
2,200
500,
" 200 .
600 .
.200
3,000 .
* 300 .
100


800
5,500
20,000
17 7r)O
67,000
SOQO.


3;500
8,000
I" 500
2 500


SHEEr5 HOLDOVER
7,000 "
1 I 0 0 0 . .
13,000 7,0Q0.
3,500
12,000 '
* 200 .


3 ; 000
5,500
S000
100
6.700


35.,; ,300 I 500 70,900 63,000
40,500- 1i0;400 87,300 80,700
103i900 23,9800 -188,100 1.40,200
IIo,300 20 500 167,400 176;000


SH PMENTS


HOG S
DIRECT* THRU*
"O,3
S420
3,500
.200 2,000

370 .


400


*APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED.lIN THE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEI PTS.


AND I-AC

ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
FACKER' PURCHASES


FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,TUESDAY ,WK.AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY ,YR AGO
t ,


CA1iTLE CALVES '

12 .79
3 *971a -1,432 -
1 ,96.6 -1,0 2.79 1 4

3,008 728
2,781 709
*.i,


FORT .WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY 1- MAY '5, 193:.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SAL-ES REPORTED UP TO P:00 rP. A.)
CATTLE: STEADY TO STRONG PRICES WERE PAID FOR MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS AND
... !YEARLINGS HERE TODAY AND'QCCASIONAL SAIES OF ,r3TH CLASSES.SUGGESTED
SMALL' ADVANCES. TRADE IN CWS 'AND OTHER1 CLASSES OF CATTLE HELD ABOUT STEADY. YARD
ESTIMATES CALLED FOR R,,ECEIPTS OF' ONLY 1,800 CATTLE AND 500 CALVES.
0. F. !Ei' N -Ar-1T
BULK OF THE CATTLE RUN CONSISTED OF STEERS ANLD YEARLiNGS T,.JT DESrfITE
THIS FACT, -THE OEMAND WAS FEATURE ..,Y. QUITE A ':TTLE:'TMPROVE'ENT' 4 A GO).D EAAY
CLEARANCE WAS MADE OUR! NG MORNING 'ROUNDS.. THE BETTER GRADES: OF FEDr STEERS WERE LACK-
ING, 'BUT THE OFFERINGS INCLUDED A '-CAR SHIPMENT OF PLAIN, HEAVY GASS-FAT CATTLE
THAT MOVED AT $5.50, SELLING' ODDER ACCOUNT. THESE STEERS'. AVE^AG'D 1,355 POUNDS
AND WRPE, OF THE SAMrIE OWNERSHIP AS CATTLE THAT B'RI.UGHT THE SAME PRICE LAST WEEK.
OTHER.SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE MOSTLY MEXICAN TYPES THAT CHANGED HANDS IN A SERIES OF
CARfLOT SALES FROM ,$4.25 TO $4.5. .

' THE MARKET FOR FAT., YEARLINGS CARRIED A TOP OF $8.50, THIS PRftCE PAID
FOR ABOUT TWO LOADS, AVERAGING 706 POUNDS* THESE YEARLI.NG8 GRADE)D.CH'OICE AND CAME
FROM A NEARBY FEEDLOT. OTHER SALES nF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS WERE REPOrTED FROM $7.00
Tn L7.75 AN-D 'SORTS OF' JTGHER HEIFEFrS IN THE PLAINER GRADES SOLD AROUND AND' UNDER
: $5. 00. '
GOOD FAT COWS WERE LISTED AROUND $4.25 T. $4.50. AND OFFERINGS,. G)OD
S*ENOUG\3H TO SELLUP TO $5.00 ORP A'rOVE, WERE. LACKING IN THE DAY S RECEIPTSS BUTCHEr
SCOWS FnUND AN OUTLET USUALLY AROUND $3.50 AND SOME LOW-CUTTER SORTS WERE SCATTERED
t -7 2 5N mIN
*FROM z$2.50 TO $3.00 , STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO $2.75 @ $3.00 NOMINAL VALUES PREVAILED
I.,N THE DULL MARKET, AS SCARCITY OF SUCH CATTLE PREVENTED ANYTHING LIKE A FAIR TEST
OF 'T.HE TRADE. .
*A FEW LOADS OF DESI, ,ADLE. STOCK STEER YE.AR.INGS' -MOVE.D.OUT, AT A QUOTA-
LV STEADY PRICE OF ,7.?5 GOOD TO CHOICE STOCK STEER CALVES AND YEARLINGS APE
L-1ISTED .ON UP TO ,00 ... .
SALESMEN WERE ODLIGED TO ACCEPT LIVER PR I CES F.,OR L'I GHT AND'MED'IUM
WE'IGHT SLAUGHTER CALVES, I INCLUDING. VEALEDRS, ANDMOST SALES MEASURED DECLI NES OF 25(.
OR MORE. THE BETTER GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES W;rE SCARCE, RAR ELY STEADY. LIGHT
WEIGHT SLAUGHTER- CALVES OF A .AI RLY GnpD GRADE HAD TO SELL AT. $7, AN'D, A FEW GOD
HEAVIES MOVE FROM $3.25 TO $ %.50, WITH SOME ONJ THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER UP TO. $7.' ,
CULL SORTS IN MOST WEIGHTS RANGED ON DOWN TO $3.50 AND LESS. ,. ....
"3 R SH irPR AN SM LL K, I' ALF-
HOGS,; LOCAL HOG TRADE TODAY PROVED VERY UNEVEN. 'SHIPPERS AND SMALL KILLERS
PAID PRICES STEADY TO 0(' 'HIGHER, WHIfLE 'EARLY SALES ON PACKER ACCOUNT
RULED E 0 D LOWER 3UT CLOSED FULLY STEADY. RECEIPTS, ES-T'I-ATED AT 800 HEAD, INCLUDED
403 "'HEAD.- DI RECT TO PAC4 OPEN MARKET. THE DAYS TOP OF $5.90 WAS"PAID DY 6HPPERS AND" SMALL iPI.Lt.ES t IN. DETH
THE RAIL AND" TRUCK SECTIONS, S A:LES ':I-NCLUD 1IN'G THE ONE LOAD-OF ,O'TE PA'LL D'UT'CHERS TO
SHIPPERS AT THI':J CE.' A FEW TriOCO HO'S *ALSO, SOLD' OP TO 6 GO b'MOST OF TTE
BETTER GRADES TF .'70 TO -P40-POUN-- TRUC0.k HOG(S MOVED FROM $w-65,TO $8,7... SORTS-OF.
PACKING SOWS WERE 'EP' RTED AT : i.;50. STEADY :' ; ;' -' '2"
S EEP: THE .-ETT.ED CPAOES OF FAT LAMS AN!.. WETHIERS HERE TO,)DAY .'MOVED 'ADLN, AT
"-.-- ,, PRICES FULLY STEA-Y'.I TH YESTERDAY..1S ,.2ST TIME., 'bRf CES FO' OFF EQUAL ,
TY GRA,'".'S AND FEEDERS AP'PEAED- WEAK-'TO "IOE" TJhE.. D'AY I-S R ECEI'PT.S, ESTI-'.MATED "AT'. 7,0C (
HEAD.,' I INCLUDED 42 DECKS OFFERED jN-'THE RAL SECTION AN-,c AUT. 1-: ,00(. ,HEAD'""'ECEIVEDt I
TRUCK. THE RUN DROUGHT I.N D.FVE''L ".SHIPMENTS OF ME l UM, "GAoE,, .F.EEDE'R.: LAM D''AN YEA-
LINCS'. GOOD SPR.NL,.'.SOLp UP TSO. $8 D.00 AND' 1 THERE: S ,,ALES OF: 'P:I'.NG t EE PE--
PORTEO .FROM $6.00 TOF 077 8t.'- ,HORN 11AT LAMB:S0G AND:- VYEARL'I N S D:UP'TO, OR. 5D .o
THE SAME AS LATE .MONDAY.: OTHERR. GOOD FAT'i. LAMDS AND YEARL'INGCS.'MOVEp' FROM'.: 75 AND
$ 7.0' AND MEDIA UM GRADE SHORN. FAT. LAMDS" AND YEARLINGS SOLD ON DOWN TO $6.00. A FEW
DECKS OF QOOD D-YER-OLt,) 'FAT *WETHE-THS CAARDYING AE7t'T 25 PED CENT YEARLINGS SOLD AT
A 4,0O0.AND 'STRAIrGHT TWOS wERE REPr--TEDB AT $4.;50 AND. $.'475:. AGED FAT WETH-ER'S MOVED AT
"5',q AND '$2.75. 9HrRN STOCKER -CAMS -SOL'S AS LOW, AS :y3.O00 AN-B o-THER A ES :OF SHORN
F'-TDER LAT'AS WERE REPORTED. AT-. 5,-0. .....
F, ... -? ''... .. .
5/(SE O T S SID
'' c:"- r c,,,, *( EE OTHER SI DE (s)


Hoo.sG
I ,?92
I, 1 ,024


.1 ,062
*,980


SHEEP
16,684 -
8,254
1 1,260

15,246
2,075


6


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ryA #2.
DAILY LIVESTFC. A:KET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY MAY 5 093.1
CHICAG0 MAV"XET-I1I: 00 A.M.
BATTLE: COMPARATIVELY LITTLE DONE, PARTLY BECAUSE OF VERY LjIERAL WATERFALLS; KILL-
INC QUALITY PLAINER THAN MONDAY; UNDERTONE ADOUT STEADY ON WELL-F1 NIN1HED
F7tF1S AND LONG -'VA^LINCS PUT WEAK ON TTHESHE LI TTLE TRADING DONE EARLY DEING
A ;OUT L AKE MONDA\rGC OLOSE OR WEAK. TO 25, '-NDER EARLY MONDAY* EARLY TQrPWELGHTY
'TEERS$5 S%^E HELD HIGHFTR, FINISHED LONG YEARLY I NGS HELb AROUND .$I 090U., FEW M ARL.L
`ALES 5 r5*U) H- Q.)U WEAKNESS IN DRESSED BEEF TRADE BECOMING A BEARISH FACTOR -IN
1I,1E MARKET; FAI' LY ACTIVE ANb FOLLY STEADY MARKET ON ALL GRADES AND CLASSES SHE.
*"TOCK0 DULLS AND Vf-ALERS; ROCKERS AND FEEDER SCARCE, FIRM AT $6.2?5 TO 7.2.
1'O)GS: OPENED RATHER SLOW. AND STEADY TO 1 O1 LOWER THAN MONDAY' S AVERAGE 'DVT LATER
-- TRADE ACTIVE AND FULLY STEAY;C GOOD ;I'CHOICE 1 70 TO $ 10# WEIGHTS.71.0 TO
220 TO 50A MOSTLY 65 TO 7.10; 20 TO 32O) 6. 40 TO 6.30'
^OD j CHOICE 140 TO I60 $7.CO TO 5Y.20; STRONG WEIGHT PIGS MOSTLY $6.75. TO $7.00,
P A7.415 I NPA Q SIN C SOWS RTEADY AT $3.50 TO $oO <
HEF-: r ETrER GRADE FAT LAM3S ACTIVE, MOSTLY )0 TO |5,HIGHR; OTHRS AND SHEEP
STRONG. EARLY r3ULK GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLED LAM!.S $S 25DTO 5 n0OTO PACKERS '
E'YXTREME'TOP $( 0 00, PAID DY CITY BUTCHERSS; CHOICE, CLIPPERS {8.C5 TO $9.00; AROUND
[00WEIGIHTS AT IN-S-IDEPRICE; WOOLED EWES MOSTLY 03.0r0 TO $3*50, FEW SHORN KINDS
j T 3 KArSAS CiTY MlAZKET--. 10:50 A.M.

CATTLE: FED STEERS OPENING FLOW, GENERALLY STEADY; LIGHT YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK
FAIRLY ACTIVE, FULLY STEADY; DULLS SCARCE, STEADY; VEALERS AND CALVES UN-.
'ANSED; STOCKERS AD-D FEEDERS I \I LIGHT SUPPLY, STEADY; YEARLING STEERS AVERAGING 06
s-To0; WELL-FI N SHED 1257; STEERS G25, SAME PRICE'FOR LIGHT MIXED ThARI NGS *rULK
FED STEERS, LI:OHT YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS ELr G IDLE TO-SELL AROUND $.50 TO $7.75,
'ULK 3UTCHER TO pG5.25, LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $3.00 TO $4.25; MEDIUM
AROUND $4.0 VEALERSRANG ING DOWNWARD FROM yC.O0; SCATTERED LOTS STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS 6.008 TO -) O25 A $ P S G INC
DOGS: AROUND 1 A LQWEP THAI MONDYS AVERAGE, MOSTLY TO SHI PPER TCK S GOING
SLOw; MOrT 4T TrO ) 65-0 TO 6. 6 PART. LOAD AROUND 2p0# $
CT LON ON HEAVIER WEIGHTS; FEW AROUND 2804 AT3 .20; SOWS MOSTLY STEADY AT $5.00 TO
:.,53o0; PIGS SCARCE, STEADY, 6 50 TO S7. ob.
SHEEP: FED LAM-S STnNG Tr (25. HI:GER; SHEEP STEADY TO 15( LOWER; NATIVE SPRING
LAM3S STRONG TO 150 HIGHER, NO ARIZONAS SOLD EARLY-s EST HELD AROUND
I1.00; MOST SALES COOLED 0 .AMD S SoN TO $9.0 P5, SOME HELD HIGHER'. NO CHOICE CLI PPED
LAMDS OFFERED; SHORN TEXAS WETHEFRS $3.35, OTHERS DOWNWARD TO $2.75.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST*LOUIS, MA. 0ET-':: 00 A.M.
CATTLE: GENERAL MARKET SLQW, A rEW STEERS STEADY WITH LOWER UNDERTONE PREVAILING;
r) MIXED YAAiLINJGS AND HEIFERS SLOW 'yITH PROSPECTS AnrUT QTEADY ON QDESI R ALE
LiGHTS; OTH ER CLA~SFS STEADY; A FEW STFERS $7.n O$G0 CO'S $4. 50 To $5.25, LOW-
CUTTERS 3.00 TO 3.50; >'1EDI.UM ULLS P4.50 DOWN; '.VEALERS k '8.540
HOGS: OPENING TRADE SLOW AT 10 TO 15(5 DECLrNE FR'YM MONDAY'S DEST TIME; LATER
T--ADE SHOWING MO'l ACTIV7TYO TnrO 75 W 'TH MAJORITY OF V:EIEGHTS FROM 23F?
DOWN SELLING IN NA` OW SPREAD OF M0 TO $ ( A -FEW AROUND 2bQ0j AVERAGES .$6. 25;
SOWS LARGELY 4.5.50 TO 0.S5,5 A FEW $5.75.' 5 t
SHEEP: LITTLE DONE ON LANDS; SOME SPRINGERS STEADY AT $10.50 TO $ .I.00, A FEW
HELD HIGHER" NO EARLY SALES OF CLI P"ED LAMDSt INDICATIONS FULLY STEADY;
SHEEP SCARCE, STEAOYi OT WORTH CHIOAGb VANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
FO 1' KNSSCTY TsL --- .


HOGS :f SOFT OR QILY HOGS AND. D
FmOAST I NG rGS 0XCLU7DED .
LT LT CI40-.I0Y G -CH $ 6,35- 6 800
LT 'VT lD-^ Q**. 0(.
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FKG Sows (275- 500A AED-.'D 5?,5- 5 50
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STEERS (003 -1050-, ) 105-,
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE,


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BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


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FORT WORTH, TEXAS -


' TELEPHONE': '3-2209.


' DAILY LIVESTOC!, MARKET RErORT WEDNESDAY M*- AY 6, 1931.


TODAY'S -ESTI MATED RrCEI PTS OF [_ VESTObK AT ELEVEN
I11:00 A, M.CENtTRAL T I'ME")
TCATLE CALVES HOS SHEEP

FORT 'WORTR 'H ..2,400 500 800 20 000
KANSAS CITY 5,000 '500 4,000 15,000
C'.UCAGO 13,000 3,000. 13,000 1.5,000
!ATIONAL'STOCKYARDS 9._3,200 1,500.. 9,500 2' 000
0.AHA 9,000 500. 7,500 15,000
..8 0 ," 2 0 "A00 .65 ..000
OKLAHOMA CITY .8'00 200 900 1.00
3!OUX CITY 4.000 200 5,00 0 .000
ST. JOSEPH 1 ,800 300 3,000 -.15,000
:T. PAUL :. ,80. 2,00 3,700 10,000 500
"'ICHITA 00 .400 ,500 200
-ENVER___ 1j550 1-50 .900.-. -,00
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 44150 I0 950 55,9b)0 8h,300 0
."- WEEK AGo,1.1 MA"KETS 39,700 10,275. 83,100 88,000 i
0 7 ATE THIS 'VTEIK 147,950 34750 244,000 226,9500
AM[IE PERIOD LAST 'IEEK .151,300 30.775 -'250.500 264.000


MARKETT ,

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DIR:rCT AND THRU HOGS'
INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
EqSTIMATE:D RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS


AND PACKER PURCHASES; -TUESDAY,. MAY 5,


:ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL. SHI PMENTS ..
PACKER PURCHASES,


FT. NORTH ACTUAL ,"VEDNESDAY ,."i
"T ,WORTH ACTUAL. ,'VEDNESbAY .YR


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AGO ?1781


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407

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70,.


-FORT "'ORT' LIVESTOCKIMARKET WEDNESDAY -


HOG.S9
977

:.892


'.SHEEP
-7,498
4,234
-;65B


44
98 .. 2075

TMAY 6-. 1-931i


(BASED ON MARKET CONDI TI ONS ANn SALES-'REPORrEDb UP 'YOT.'..-:Q P.M.):
AN' V I T *
CATTLE: VY. LITTLE PRICE CHANGE OCCURRED IN ANY I V Sl ON OF THE MARKET FOR
C A T T L E VT --- P 4.
..' .. SLAUGHTER CATTLE HERE,.TODAY AND DEMAND ON PACKE, ACCOUNT APPEARED
REASONADLY GOO., 0 ESPEC I ALLY FOR THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT YEARL NGS. SLAUGHTER ST.-ER.
W-RE RELATIVELY SGARCE, FOR'.THE FIRST"TIME iN SEVERAL WI EKS, AVD FUL_ OF TH: DAYM
CATTLE SUPPLY- COFNSi-TFD C CF STICKERS. YARD.EST I MATES CALLED FOP T.QTALS' OF 2,4)0 ,
C ATTLE AND 50q-" CALVES. .....' '. ; , ..
OFE-.I.NGS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE. LIMI TED TO A. FEW LADS OF-PLAIN.
AND FATHER COMMN .GRASSE,,-ALt st. ONE' LOAD.OF FAIRLY .Q-Omr FED STEERS' TH I S LOAD OF
CATTLE SOLD AT. 33.r0 AND) THE .FF-QUALIT.Y GPASSERS't, WERE ,RE:rORTEO:^ AROUND AND UNDER '
S5.r0r. SEVERAL SALES OF GOjD FAT YEARLI NGS WERE MAD' E I|N THE 7'.00 ORANGE AND PART'
LOA-"S F GOOD TO'CHOICE G RADES. CHANGfED 'HAND.S. AT $8, 5,$8.35 AND .875. .. ON. CA.LOT
THAT .AV.-R-AGED 7.02OU DS DROUGHT $8.5, THIS LOAD SELLING DURING EARLY ROUNDS.

NOT MANY INO] FAT COWVS WERE RECEAI'V.'-.'AND.PRACT.ICALLY NO-CATTLE OF
THI S. CLASS WERE SHOWN GOrD ENOIUUGH TO SELL UP TO O".. r\ 'R A -OVE'; A FEVW GOOD GRADES
MOVED" A'.UND '.-*5 TO ,. 5. rANt-' R/UTCH ER SOTS CHANGED -HANDS USUALLY AROUND. $3. 50.
LOW- CUT'TR CnWS'W- ',V E LIf TED AS 'N MOST..DA;YS' RECENTLY, F-ROM.` "2..51'T' T .$3.'(0, STnr.G
.EI. HT- $ UP- TO IITHr: LA-TER PI!CE. W VITH THE EXCEPTION OF I N V\IV DUAL-HEAD SALES"O'F
SAUSAGE DULLS, MO.S0LY3 UN7E' U $4. 00:, NP' .3U-SIN ES.S" WAS .TRAN.S.ACTED -N TH.IS ..3RAN-CH OF THE
M ARKET*. I j. '" .... -', : " : *
'VELL-'RED *S'tOC MARKET RULED ACTIVE DURl NC MORC N I NO-RPOUNDS," M IITLY STEADYY -TOs .STOMNG' ONE LOAD OF
CHOICE, LIGHT ',EI GHT STOCK STE . rc.L NQ' T.P Y'AR L'';AN. TP.EV RALDr OTHER PUr-*
CHASES OF GOOD ,RADES 'RE nErn RTEh..ROM'.$7.00 TO _'$7.'... :STOCKE'rS OF PLAINER GRADES,
ALSO HEAVIER WEIGHTS, FOUND AMN U.TLE.T AROUND AND UNDER 6.50. COUNTRY DEMAND FAVOREF
ST0r.CK YEARLINGS OF THE LICHTER WEIGHT." SO\E1. MED UM GF A.DE...STOCK .ST.'ERUS MOVED OUT AT
OST FIGURES OF 3.76 AN! LESS. '
*' .
A DULL -ANr MORE r)r LESS r:EARISH PACKER DEMAND FEATURED THE TRADE .IN'.
VEAL CALVES, WITH MOS)T SALES SHOWING FULL RECENT DECLINES OF -5( TO- 75 CENTS SINCE
LAST WEEKS CLOSE. HEAVYV* SLAU'.HTER CALVES HELD ARUT STEADY. .D. VEALERS HAD.- TO
SELL AT 8.00TO S.' AND A. FEW OD HEAVY FAT CALVES WERE SCATTERED FROM .00 TO
*..75. T'WO or THr.E 'MIALL LOTS, ON THE SHOriT YEARLING ORDEP, TOPPED AT "7..00.
EIGHTYY ;SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES RANGE-D DOWNWARD FriOM AROUNiD $5U50, IN-
CLU")ING CULL SORTS AT ,3.50 AND LESS. *
HOGS: HIGHER HOG 'RI CES WE ,E EPORTED* AT rTHER' ",ARK,-ETS TODAY AND LIGHT 'SUP-
PLIES ON THE LOCAL MA-KET MOnVED EARLY AT ADVANCES ,OF ')' TO P5 CENT'.
RrCE I PTS,. ESTIMATEr) AT GOCO HEAD, INCLUDED 9 3 HEAD ON THOUGH 31 L L I NG A OUT. 375
TUCK HOGS AN0 A SHORT, LOAD O.F RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE OAY1S TO'. OF
$7o,0 WAS PAID IN 130TH TH1E RAIL AN") TRUCK SECTIONS, 'I TH SALE S INOLUlINO THE SHORT
LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE RAIL DUTCHERS', AVEAGING AROUND 200 POUNDS, AT THIS P-RICE.
BULK OF THE (ETTER SPADrS ('F | 70 Tr' ,40-PO)-UND TRUCK HcGS- S,"LD FROM.. 'S90 TO '. ,
LATTER PRICE AI 'REEL'/ 'Y SMALL K.ILLERS. PACKING SCAWS -.MOVED" AT 5.50 'AND .7','
0.R STEADY TO 25 CE--NTS R I VHER.
SHEP: OVE P0,:00 SHEEP'ANC .LiAMRS, TH,. LARGEST DUN POSTED TODAY AT ANY. OF
THE MARKETS, ARRIVED- FOR THE L-OCALL TRADE). RECEIPTS INCLUDED Ar`OUT.
132 DECKS RECEIVrD Y RAIL AND ,5C0 HEAD OFFERED IN' THE TRUCK DIVISION. BUYE,R ,
WERE O(UT EARLY AN"- TRA.)E rF.OVED FAIRLY ACTIVE I1N' THE SETTER. GRADES. OF. SHORN ,AT..,
LAM2S AND YEARLINGS AT UNC'-IANGE^ P-ICES. SPRIIN'G LAM:3S RULED STRONG' Tr -25 CENTSG:
HI GHEr', "UT DEMAND FOR F-EDERS AN:D) UNFINISHED SHEEP AND LAMF3S APPEARED NARROW. W
FEW SHIPMENTS "F ";'00 TO CHOICE SPRING LANMIrS SOLD UP TO $ 8',..5 AND OTHER SALES O'F
SPRING LAMS W/rrE EP"T-D AT F7.T75 AND BULK F THE MEDI1 UM T GOOD SHOhfN
LAM:S AND YEARLI NGS SOLD F'T)M 6.0) TO $7..0 AND G;'OD 2-YEAr--OLD FAT WEATHERS WED '.
REPORTED AT .4. 7". T'T- BETTERR" ';PAr.ES OF A: .ED FAT., .THRS' -;.O'LD' MOSTLY' AT. -2.7h....-
FEW,. DECKS P'IF" '1.X.E.D. Er.--.E A, IP', .FAT ,,LA'. S 'AND'"YEAPL'I NCS" MOVED .-,uT'. AT $6:;00 RUT S. ;.
0F "THE.FEEDEIS AND AUNFINI SHED.'LAMP., ;AND. YEARLING.S R-EMAI NED IN :FIRT HANDS AT 1A- ,DE .
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1931.


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DA}LV LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND UOTAT0IONS WEDNESDAYY MAY 6, 1931.
. .CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M. ..
BATTLE; BEEF RT ERS .ANCIN'O FR7rM LIGHT TCO WEIGHTY OFFERINGSS PREDOMINATE IN RUN;qu
...... EARLY MA2K AT A ANDTTLL BUYERS TAKING THEIR TIME AND DIDDING FULLY ,.
L':R, IN INTANES MOE; WE IGHTS IT THA TSDAY QUALITY
'NLIY MEDIUM Tn GOOD; FEW 'EARLY SALES $..,0 TO S8 5i L3K "A3T UT LLWEIN SEVERAL
EW E A L Y L LOQK A0JOUT '0 (,L OWNE ,SEFVE rAL
L-ADS LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT STEES H ELD AT $.,50 TO $9EL75; MAJ-OIfY OF' STEERS
WITHOUTT 210. D H-OWEVER; STOCKED ', AQ FEEDERS VERY SCARCE AND. FIRM; 30TH FAT COWS,
LOW-CUTTERP AND CUTTERS RELATIVELY SCARCE AND STEADY; NOT... MUCH CHANGE IN EITHER SUL.'
'. VEAL CALVES; ..3DEST VEALERS SELLING AROUND $8.00 TO : 8.30, FEW ,/9 00; PRACTICAL TO
W.-IGHTY SAUSAGE 3ULLS S4.,50i.
A ,'GS FAIRLY ACTIVE EARLY ON .ALL WEIGHTS, MOSTLY TO $1. I' ES, SMALL KILLERS AND
....... YARD T.,'.DErS ALUND, 25' ( H.I GHER THAN TUESDAYVS AVERAGEGE" DULK DES1 RADLE HOG'
SOLD EARLYY. LA.ER TRADING SLOW, INDICATIONS PART OF EARLY ADVANCE DEING LST. P
0D AN!) CHOICE7.45 t, iosT'3 T ,
7,50; nSULK GOOD AND CHOICE E6Q TO 220. AVERAGES $7.25 TO2 7.45, .OS"T 30 To -,
.9. 9 rn $725,. FEW '70Tn 3T2O 0 .oO TO 6.90; GULK .2 Tn"15T $7.00 TO ,$7..30, FE
DESIRADLE PACKING S0W/S 05.85 Tr'y6.10 WITH 3IG WEI GHTS.$5.75.DOWNtWARD, MOSTLY AROUND
H I GHER. .
HEEP: MARKET. NOT FULLY ESTA.- I SHED; FEWS SALES A'O'UT STEADY' GV P TO CHOICE
WOOLED LANDS ..25 TO .9,50, DEST HELD AROUND LJ0.Q00, .F.EW CLI P'ERS 8.50
T' $8.75, SOME HELD .HIGHER;. CbOICE NATIVE SPR FINGERS $I2. AN $12.5; CAL FORNAS
UNSOLD; SHORN E'VES $2.00 TO' 300, .
K" KANSAS C0TY MARKETTI: ;0,0 A-MI .. ,0, A . '
OATTI-E: LIGHT MIXED YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS OPENING STEADY Tr EASIER; VERY SLOW
ON ON FED STErRS, MOST 1 DlS AROUND 25,2 LOWER; FAT COr'S WEAK; OTHER KILLING
CLASSES OF CATTLE, VEAL RS AND CALVES ST.ADY.Y STICKERS AND.,FEEDERS SCARCE, :U'NH ANGEF.
:(JLK FEr STEE-S EL I C LE TO, SELL AQ UND ^G 50 TO 775, FEW LOADS HElD) AT' 8,00) .o )
ADOVE; 2 LOADS'LItHT WEI GHT STEERS $8.O0 SAM' PR"CE PA-I. FOR TWO LOADS CHOICE C07h
6LO.RADO HEI FER- ; 3,ULK 3UTCHER OW.S 4,.50 TO 54 625;"6MED1 Q4LLS SELL NG AROUND
E4,00; l BETTER KINDS OF VEALERS L o50'TO- T .58. 00E D S S E
HOGS:. ACTIVE TO.ALL. INTERESTS1 -MOSTLY 2H55 HIGHER"THAN TUESrDAY S AVERAGE, Sr'OTS
UP 4MORE.- ? N TOP ,O0 6N ,. TO 220@; 'rULK:.4O' 0To 240' 7 TS 8 5.6' 0 TO 685 0 TO
320 S,2 10, 3;ACKING s .WS AROUND STEADY, .500 TO q550; PIGS SCARCE,
STFEAY, ^6, 5 ,O 7...O
SHEEP: SPRING LAr.i3S AND'WOOLED LAMDS MOSTLY 25 TO. 356 HIGHER; CLIPPERS STRONG TO
55 HIGHER; SH-EEP STRONG.; 6P AIRIZONA SPRING LAM2S $I125, OTHERS $1[.15;
DEST WOOLED LAMr3S 5So85.-MOST.SALES $9.40 TO )9.85; TOP SHORN LAMOS $8.40, MOST
SALeS $7.50-TO $8 0, SHORN ARIZONA EWES $300b... ,
: NATIONAL STOCKYARDS IE.,TLOUIS). ARKET-9:50 A.,M,
BATTLE: SLOW, M -ARKTT NOT ESTABLISHED ON ANY CLASS 'EXCEPTiN EALER WHH SOLD
STEADY AT 5Q0, A FEW TEXAS GRASS STEERS AT N5.0 AND 35. 75,CALLED 25,,
LOWER THAN LA-3T WEEK; LOWER UNDERTONE ON FED STEERS, MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS; A
FEW. EARLY CW AN-) LOW--1CUTTER DEALS STEADY WI TH MOST INNTERESTS TALKING LOWER; NARROW
"UTLET FOR. MEDrIUr. "tULLS ,NnT ENNt)UGH SALEES WORTH RECORDINGSG .
OGS;' MARKET ACTIVE2.AT GENERALL ADVANCE OF 25( WI TH S"'OT UP MORE ON'WEIGHTY
--- HOGS; TOP N745 WI TH MAJ.ORI TY OF WEIGHTY FROM 230 DO.WN $7.25 TO $e40
240 T' 29,- AVgERAGES'.o0 TO 7.'5; SOME LIGHT LIGHTS AND PJG .STUFF HELD AT$750,
swS S5.60 TO 3o00, .. " o
SHEEP: EARLt TRADING CONFINED TO SPRI NG ERS; SMAL L LOTS TO T0SUTCH EPS AT $11.00 AND
5L, I..125 LOOKING STEADY; SELLERS ASKING UNEVENLY HIGHER ON OTHER C.,ASSES;
ONE SHORT LOAD AR'UND 90Q CLIP7EP LANDS STEADY AT.S.50o. .
.. FORT WORTH CHICAGO 2 KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
.. .. CLOSE CLOSE -C *O LOSE CLOSE


n') 5S ,OFT OR ILY i-iO rS AND .
OASTING PG XCLUDEDL D .
F) ,m---
tT ,IT t 3- H-.
L80- (n )C-C H S.90-
MED W"T 200 22., DCD-OH G690-
220-?5 G D-COH a.80-
HvY WT 250-290" GD-CH . 35-
S290-350) GP-CH .00J0-
PKG SOWS 275-500: tE ,MED-GD 5.50-
SLAUGHTER I Gs(O0.O. 3O)D-GCH -
FDR. &STKR PIQs(70-S30- ) GD0HCH
AV COST & 'VT.TUES(PIGC EXCL.) 6.64-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:
3TEER (6&~90~ G~'t) o5Q: )".4


STEERS --G- *,- 50t ,, C 1.. ..... ,
,EDI UM 5. U0 o r
0ONMON .'- 25- 5.50
STEERS (900- 100A'-) PHOI, CE.a
S. ..... Q o 0 .
MEDIUM 5.50 S5 F
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.- -' .EDIUMN .. .U ..
STEERS (100-I30,-,) GODl S'' 5Q
MEDIU 5.88 UQ 88~t #4
STE ERS (300-1500o.) CH-OI C.Ec -5-
HEIFERS (5,05-850-5) HOI CE
N ...GOOD..., ,Q- 6 i7 .. b
; ~ ~~. Er I E IUM 'p- 5 p "p
*~ r' /110ON 3. 5; 0 3
Co-s: CHOICE
ON..s.Ho ,CC" ....5, 0-0, 5 %

G n.o D 4.2.
CO.M-MED S--.b %
.oA C U.y T-Ou^ S.ao- 3.? p .
BULLS (Y E'LG EXCL) G-OH:(BEj .
VEALERS- (MILK-FED) -H- -
VEE MEDIUM - -
,ULL- M -.
CALVES (250-5 GO-OH' 5: 7h- 3.75
FDR & STKR CATTLE ,A\ND CAL..V5 7
or,_ (89-105^ r-10. ^g I:J M.7i
-r- 7CH DG-O ,. 7
Or" E
STEErS O(8n0.A-t050:1.1,)D -CH r.,
HEIFERlS: '-CH - 5
0 DM-MED - - -*,
Cows: 0 7-CH -
__ -"* C D-MCn - 3
CALVES (STERES) Go-OH - -
MEDlUM - -
SLAUGHTER S N-E \N L, : ,.
SPRING LAMS: S D-CH 7 7'- 8.35
'IFDI'UT 7.`2- 7o 75
.. ,.- .,C H
LOAr..o..6 O N . -7 <-'
LAM 3s: (9O^ ) . .,Z*-:.., ?
T ) r. 0") H!,
ALL .'ON - - N
YRLG WE T ES fl S-3.H - - )
EWES: ^O0-L 0.)) r.-n-H - - 0
L-Vb 1if0-Vr ') 'P-OH - -. 2.
ALL WTS) ULL-COM. - - I
NOTE: PRI'Il. L[AND..S .EXCEPTED, FORT WOR'
SH-O'N; C0HICAGO ON WOOLED DASIS.


6~ $7*25 7.50$ .0 .~ 72575
'u 7.30- 7,.50. o. 6 .- 07
7.00 7.30- 7.50 6.70- 6.90 7.30- 7.50
7.00 7.20- 7.50 6.70- 6.90 7.25- 7.40
7.00 7..00- 7.35 6.55- 6.9o'90 7.0- .5
.85 675- 7.1 6.30S- 6.65 70
6.80 6.40- S.90. 6.20-'6.35 6.60- 6.90
5.75 .65- .0- .60 5"60- 6.00
- 0- 7 o.- 700 7.25- 7.45
- - - 6.50- 7.00 7.25- 7.45
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MARKET T NEVS SERVICE


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* FORT ..'VORTH,. TEXAS


DAILY LIVESTOCK .A-y

TELEPHONE: 6-2209.

7 P3 3 .. ..


TODAYtS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS" .
(I:OQ AM.CENTRAL TIME)


*CATTLE -
FORT WORTH ,800
KANSAS Ci TY 2;500
CHICAGO 5,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS I800 .
OMAHA S5r00
OK 3:OU CITY 2,500
.T JOSEPH 1.,10
.T PAUL, 2,200
V>I CHITA .' 300
,:DENVER '". _1 ,000
TOTAL II MARKETS S 25,300 '
0,E WXEEK AGOco I A lARKF:TS 23,000
To DATE THIS 'VEEK 173,250
SAME PERIOD LAST 1EEK 174,300
**TODAY1S ESTIMATED PRECEI P'TS' OF
-, ON .THRU BI-LLING.AT FORT'WORTH,,


CALVES HOGS
500' 800
400 6,000
3,000" ['8,t000
900' "9,000
300 15,000
200 1,200
[00 8,500
200 5,500
I ,800 6,500
o100 1,500
100 2,400
7,600 74,-300
8,40i0 ... 66,500
42,350' .318,300
39,175 317,000
SHEEP I INCLUDE I


SHEEP HOLDOVER

14,00**
13 000
13 ..000 "`4,000.
1 ,500
15 ,'000
I ,200
3 ,500
6,500
700
100
1,500
-75,500 *APPROXIM/
74,600. 3 IRECT AN[
302,000 INCLUDED I
3,38,600 E S T I MAT E D.
35 SHEEP


HOGS
1RECT*TTH RU!
229
1 140
3.500
.200 800
.677


500


ATEf NUMBER OF
) T:HRU HOGS
IN -THE DAYS
RE'CEI PTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS ANO PACKER PUROH-ASES WEDNESDAY, IMAY''.6,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL RH-IPMENTS


PACKER PURCHASES ".

FTT.VORTH ACTUAL THURSDAY ,WK AGO
FT.WO RTH-ACTUAL ,THURSDAYYR AGQ.


S" CATTLEr
" .2,869.
9,295
863

SI ,225
I ,433


CALVES S 1 OQ3
S'433 607
. 173 -
S304 368

. 556 687
a830 .,.232


FORT VORTH LIyESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY ,AY 7, 1931. :
(BASED .ON MARKET' OONbDITIONS ANO SALES REPORTED UP. TO 1:00 P.M.)


CATTLE: SHORT RECEIPTS OF CATTLE AND CALVES MADE A GOOD CLEARANCE HERE TODAY
...... AT .'"CE- MOSTLY.. STEADY, ALTHOUGH, PACKED, DEMAND FOR STEERS. WAS RATHER
DULL BUT NOT' ESPECIALLY EEARI SH THE MARKET. AS A WHOLE,. ALL CLASSES OR CATTLE AND
CALVES, REMAINED UNCHAtICED. YARD .ESTIMATES .GALLED FORONLY } ,800 CATTLE AND 500
CALVES* '
, A V S '. . . .. i r ; -. .. **
S OFFERI" NGS., OF- S;LAM.DHTER -TER-` 6 WErE PDACTICALLV ALL PLAIN AND RATHER,
COMMON GRADES THAT SOLD AROUND x4,50 TO $5.00,. REC.EITS OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
CARRIED A .TOPPY END AND THE BEST GRADES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE, GOOD TO CHOICE
SOLD AT $825.' OTHER ,,.-SALES 0F GOOD FAT YEARL;Nt,GS WERE.REP.ERTED FROM $7.o25-TO 8,,00
AND T\W/O LOADS .THAT MOVED AT $721' 'ERE ON ..THE. 2-,YEAl--OLD o.RDEr. .SORTS OFrBUTCHER
HEIFERS IN THE PLAI NER GRADES FOUND AN OTTLT AROrUND AND UNDER $5.,00.
A O "No FAT COA .S WERE. ,ECEI VED, G'OD ENOUGH. -SELL UP TO, -$5-0O UcR ABOVE,
AND ONLY A FEW PACKAGE-LOT 'SALES WERE REPORTED FROM $4.00TO .50 BTCHE COWS
FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND .,)$30.,50, AS ON MOST nAYS RECENTLY, AND LOW-CUTTER SQO.TS. WERE
LISTED FROM $2?50MTo ,3.00, S-TRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRiCE VALUES .IN .THE
BULL MARKET' REMA INED NOM.)INAL. .
ONLY A FEW O-RDERSWER`E FILLED. FOR STOCKrRS, MOST PURCHASES AT COST
FI CURES, IN, LINE '"t TH RECENT VALUES. COUNTRY DEMAND HAS APPEAREDD MORE RESPONSE VE$
HOWEVER, SO FAR THIS WEEK, AND THE SETTER GRADES OF STOCK STEER. YEARLINGS ARE. -
WANTED IN THE ,7*.o00 RANGE. ONE LOAD OF GOOD- STOCK STEERS MOVED 'UT TODAY AT $6.10.


TO $S. 75,
AV RAGING
SOLD FROM


S SOME GO6n HEAVY FAT CALVES, SMALL LOTS AND SORTS.-y SGLD FROM $6.25
AND ONE7-: LOT OF HEAVY MILK-FED CALVESt ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER AND
470 POUNR, 'BROUGHT $7.50, WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES
AROUND p5.50 DOWN INCLUDING CULL SORTS AT $3.50 AND LESS.


HOGS: Lo"!ER HOG PRICES W'/ERE REPORTED AT OTHER HOG MARKETS TODAY ANDLOCAL
T TRADE TO PACKERS RULED 1 5 TO 25 CENTS 'LOWER. "SMALL KILL RS BOUGHT
SEVERAL LOTS'"OF TRUCK HOGS AT STEADY PRICES, RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT'800 HEAD ,,I N-
CLUDED 229 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 465 TRUCK HOGS-AND THREE LOADS OF RAIL
HrGS FOf THE OPEN MAfKETT SMALL KILLERS PAID $7.05 FOR A FE.A HEAD OF TRUCK HOGS
AN.D SEVERAL LOTS OF GOOD TRUCK HO'-GS SOLD EARLY TO, SMALL KILLERS -AT $7.00. T PACKE:PS
STOPPED AT $.75 FOr) GrOD TRUCK HOGS AND THREE LOADS OF MEDI(JM TO GOOD 1.90 TO
Pj.0-POUND RAIL HOGS OOLr'f T PACKERS AT $6.75. SORTS OF. HEAVY BUTCHER SOWS. FROM THE
ABOVE LOADS M OVED AT $G.00. PACKING SOWS SOLD .MOSTLY AT 15,50, OR STEADY*

SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB SUPPLIES FOR TODAY 'WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT
10,000 HEAD AN. LATER RAISED TO 14;,000 HEAD. .MORNING ARRIVALS
INCLUDED 71 DECKS' OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION, ABOUT |41.550 HEAD RECEIVED BY. TRUCK
AND: 1 ,135 HEAD. )N THV41IMGH 'ILL'-ING, SHORN LAM BS, AND YEAR I NG S PREDOMINATED,'. WI TH
CHOIR CE GRADES SCAR'CE.:0 "
S. /OST OF TH.E GOOD. K-ILL-ING CLASSES 1OLD EARLY AT UNCHANGED P.nICES,.
7S LE.-AN l P j .KTr9 F T
,ut LATER -TRADE: ROVED' L 'I T!' DALES AN.. BI.PS EAK TO 25 CENTS LOW,-R. FAT1SPRIiG
LAMB:S SOLDN OSTLY FROrA t\ 7 .) 0 T7 0 To *00 .A.,)D ON.E OR TWo LOTS WERE. REPORTED AT $8.r5
VERAL DECKS OF MEDIUM TO G' *,L SHOfN FAT 'LAMBS AN.D YEAF'LI NGS MOVED FROM O6<50. TO
$7c00 AND. HALF-FAT LAM,'1S AND Y/EA:LI NGS WERE REPr"RTED AT ,)o00 -AND LESS. MEDi UM TO
G,"OD' 2-Y.EAR-OL' FAT ET"ER.S SOLD FAT %4. 5F0 AND. $4 .75 AND AGED F.T WETHERS WVERE\ 'RE-
PORTED AT .?.,5 ) AiND $.75I N'MRnou DECKS OF UN-ESI. RADLE GRADES OF LAMBS, YEAR-'-
LINGS AND WETHERS RE'.IA I NED UNSOLD7 AT A LATTE Hi'UR. H


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DAILY LIVEqTOC" ,"\RET C-OND .ITINS AND QUOTATI1O THIJRDAY MAY 7, 91931.
H IOAGO MARKET--1 0:s55 A.M.
.TTLE: NO STRICTLY CHOICE STEEPS HErE DEMAND MODERATE FOR COMMON TO MEDIUM GRADE
LIGHT OFFL-|INOS BUT VERY DULL ON COMPARABLE GRADE WEI GHtTY BULLOCKS* ALL
. ADES WEI GHTY STFEERS HAVING SUFFERED SHARPEST DOWNTURN IN RECENT DECLINE; M6ST FAT
STT ::ES HERE EITHER SELLING AT OR CARYING BIDS OF t'3,75 TO $?)00; NOT MUCH CHANGE IN
S!"-!E- STOCK; WEIGHTY FAT COWS REMAINING DRAGGY BUT,, LIGHT WELL COVERED OFFERINGS AND
CO7'MON AND CUTTER"/ KINDS GETTING SOME ACTION AT $o00U DO'NWA,"'D; .ULbS MOSTLY STEADY,
P TACTICAL TOP $4.40, FEW F''MEATY SAUSAGE BULLS BRINGING c ,,(4.5 TO $4.6U0 MOSTLY $7.50
TO $9.50- TRADE ON VEALERS WITH BEST AROUND $9.00.0
'-OGS; : EARLY TRADING MOSTLY TO SHIPPERS AND YARD TRADERS STEADY TO I 0Q LOWER THAN
W,- WEDNESDAY I-S AVERAGE; EARLY TOP $7.45; BUULK 170 TO 2 EARLY $7. 15 TO
7c40; FEW 2O TO 50C: AVERAGE 6.75 TO p7.00,. LATER S-ALES AND BIDS MOSTLY 10 TO
F E,\N ? 50 TO 0 O. '6. 5; M ST.AC. -,
:. LOWER' BULK I, TO 40-, $7^0 TO $7.50 FEW .0 TO 0- 6o30 TO 6.95 MOSTPAC
-INGSOWS. AROUND i LOWER, BULK $565 TO $.,00; PIGS SCARCE, 'FEW STRONG WEIGHTS $7..W
To 7.25.
HEEP:' EARLY MA-RKET AT STAN STILL, BIDDING 25 TO 50(' LWE' ER; GOOD AND CHOICE WOOLED
.... LAMBS 3ID .Ioo TO -, E7 -EST HELD Ar,,OUND $0,0 OR ?5"' LOWE,;' CLIPPED
.MBS SCARCE, HELD UPWARD TO 9..0; FrwV CHOICE NATIVE FSPRINGERS ABOUT STEADY AT
6 .'U00; SHEEP DULL, FEWV SHORN' EWS $250 TO X(D0c
KANSAS CITY MA,,RKET--I I1:00 A.M.
BATTLE : LIGHTER ^fEI GHT FED STEEPS STEADY TO STRONG ; STRnONG WEIGHT OFFERINGS SLOW,
AROUND STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY' S DECL! NE; OTHER KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE .
LITTLE CHANGED; NARROW DEMAND FOR FAT COWS; BULLS EASIER; VEALER, AND CALVES SLOWy
ST!-ADY TO WEAK; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, UNCHANGED COl CE 758 M ED YEARLINGS
Ol,0 OTHER 'EAnRL' SALES FED STEEPS AND YEARLNGS $.5D TO $7,75; 4 LOADS FAT1|
0- OTHTEXA GR 'ArL.SE n AN TEALRNS lb,,, T
7)U'TH TEXAS GRA.' FT-ERS 3. Uo600, SEVERAL LOADS FED HEIFERS AROUND ,*.50 O &7.50; MOOT
LAT\ COWS.SELLbING DOWNWARD FROM $5,00, LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $3U00 TO p4.00; TOP
'-.ALErS y
' 4'S: FAIRLY ACT IVE WEAK TO .5 LQr" THAN W EQNESDAYI S AVERAGE; ALL INTERESTS
BUYING; TO P 3 ). ON 1 TO cf-_ BULK 14) 0 .65 T 680 240 TO
.10 TO $3.30; "0-T soWs 500 TO .$50; PIGS SLOW, STEADY, .50 TO *7o00.,
- EEP WOOLED LA.I'3S AROUND 50, LOWER; StIMtG LAMBF3S AND CLIPPERS 25 TO 50- OFF;
.... EARLY SALES ODD LrTS SHEE- A3OUT STEADY; Trh ARIZONA SPRING LAMBS TO SHIP-
'PjR .Lr00, BEST "WOLED LAMBS 9.35,A OCCASIONAL LOAD'DOWNWARD TO $8.60; CL DIPPED
LrAMBS $.50 TO 37.75, BEST HELD A3,)OVE $8000.

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUlS) '.MARKET--9:45 A.M.


CATTLE:
CUTTERS

TO $7.3C
of A i r-- ~ tr, I! v


No EARLY ACTION* IN STEERS OR HEIFERS, SUPPLY MODERATELY LIGHT; VEALERS 25S
H I GHE"*, D, f -
HIHER; TO" AND BULK A$375; OTHER CLASSES STEADY; COWS 4.50 TO 525, LOW-
$3.00 TO 7..'0; MEDIUM,' BULLS $4.50 DOWN$
SLOW, EI-DLY DEALS TO SHIPPERS AND BU 5C 10 TO 20Q UNDER .WEDNESDAY Q .B-4T
0r L r) WE TO AG EST
TIME; MAJOIY 1 0 LOWER; T 5, MOST 140 TO 20# AVERAGES (.-.
); 2200 TO A 700 TO 7.2.0; SOWS SHARING THE DECLINE AT $5.65 TO $5.85,


.SHrEP:" EARLY DEALS CONIFINEI TO ,r"'ING LAMBS; BUTCHERS TAKING SEVERAL LOTS STEADY
AT PRICES UPWAR, TO $-Il50; NOTHING DONE ON CLIPPED LAMBS WHICH COMPRISED
PULK OF SUPPLIES; SHE--EP STEADY.


FORT W'
HOGS:(SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND CLOSE
ROASTING PISS -:XCLUDED
L-GT LT14 G-H 640-
LT IT 60-i0 OR-OH gr65-
180-20- GD--'CH ( 70-
Mr 0--P0-OG CD-COH 6 70-
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2" 90-35 (D-H 6.,C:0
PKG. Sows 2 75- 500. ,ED-GD 5o50-
I-AUGHT ER GS,00 3)GD-CH --
F-Pn &STKR P iGS (70-' 32 )--H -- -H
AV COST & 'VT. VED. (PIGS EXCL) 82-
.AUGHTER CATTLE, CAL\/ES A\D VE'F.ALRS
STE.:_RS (6I )(-'0-OD ) Op-- C l- E
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ME 0lUM ,. 0N
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MFDIUM *5OQ-
SCrMIMON 405-"
STECRS (1CI0-1300,0 ICE -
s ~~Gn^OD 5CQ
STEERS ( MI3 L-| E0 D"H-C'-^. --
HEIF ERS (55r',-850--',t- C.^^, -
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S- -UNI TED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AC-RI CULTURE
BU1EA, OrF\r I I.JLLTIJURAL E0CONOM0lOS
0,ARKET NEWS SERVICE
I'17 LIVESTOCK rEXHANE, FORT NORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209.

DAI LY LI VESTOK M,'\ARKET REl0RT FRIDAY MAY 8, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIrFTS OF LIVESTOCK.AT ELEVEN MAiKETS.
(lI It00 AMCENTRAL TIME) : .
SH. OGS
BATTLEE CALVES HOGA SHEEP HOLDOVER DI RECT*THRU*u

C1ORT WORTH P,0 300 .800'. 17,000
K CHICAGO 2,000 91,0Q00 16,000 13,00 7,0O00 3,500
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 1,000 800 14,000 2,500 800 1,700
OM..AHA 2,000, 100 12,000 12,000
OKLAHOMA 0ITY 500 300 1,300 200 426
3i!UX CITY 1,000. 100 7,000 2,500
* T, JOSEPH 500 100 4,i000 3,000
ST. AUL 2,600 2,200 11,000 1,200
WV CHITA .600 .200 2,200 300 1,300
ENjEr____________ -400. 25600 .. 2,500
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 12,000 5,175 73,O0 68,200 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER o
ON.E WEEK AGO, 0 MARKETS 12,300 5,375 59i700, 58,800 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
T, DATE THIS WEEK 85,250 4 47,525 392,200 .370,200 INCLUDED IN THE DAY1S
-ME rtERIOD LAST VEEK 318..,600 44,550 373,700 .397, '40Q ESTIMATED RECEIPTS,
FORT WORTH RECEIPrTS, SHIPMENTS' AND CRACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY,. MAY 7, 1931.0
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2,283 417 925 13;397
TOTAL SHIPMENTS ,00 24 1 -- 7,706
r-ACKER pURCHASES 926 455 816 8,011

FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,Fr- ,AY,WK AGO 1 477 235 816 7,885
FT.W-ORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAV,YnR AGO 840 997 585 1,092

FORT ,Q,,RTH, LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY MAY 8, 1931
(BASED ON"MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPnRTED UP TO 1::0o FM.)
,,,

CATTLE: CATTLE RECEIPTS HERE' TODAY WERE LIMITED TO A FEW LOADS OF SLAUGHTER
STEERn, TWO LOADS OF SLAUGHTER HEI.FERS AND A FEW CARS OF STOCKERS.
FlrAOTCALLY NJO GOOD FAT CO.WS WERE R CEIVED AND THE DEST SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE
' MEDIUM GRADES. YARD ESTI MATES CALLED FOR .ONL.Y 8,00. CATTLE,. AND .300 CALVES.
..SL.AU.-HT.R STEERS SOLD AT STEADY PRICES AND THE 'SHORT SUPPLY MADE A
GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE. .CAnRLOT- SALES WERE -rEWCRTED, FROM *$5.25 TO $5.85, INCLUDING
.0. ..% ._t,, -) FIN L U I N
TWOQLOAOS THAT MOVED 0. ORDERR A(,COUN T AT $5.50. FAT YEARLINGS. OF THE BETTER GRADES,
I..IST'ED FROM AROUND $7.50C r UPWARD, REMAINED NOMINAL:, ALTHOUGH TWO LOADS OF GOOD HEAVY
HEIFERS 3,R0UG'HT A STEADY DR I CE OF $7".:00A n

THE MARKET FOR SHE-STOCK, LOW-CUTTERS AND DULLS PRESENTED A NOMINAL
APPEARANCE AND SALES WERE LIMITED TO A FEW RU TCHE'P- COWS AROUND $3.50."^
PURCHASES OF STOCK CATTLE INCLUDED THREE .OR FOUR CARS'OF GOOD STOCK
STEER YEARLINGS AT 7.0C, AD30UT IN ..L.I.N'E WITH RECENT VALtJES.
:THE FEW. CALVES ON SALE CHANGED HANDS .AT FULLY STEADY .FIGURES, WITH
SOME GOOD HE'AVI'ES ..3RINGINO $6.50 AN0 OTHER WEI-G.HTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF LESS AT-
TRACTIVE .GRADES AROUND AND U.ND.ER ..$15.75. "CULL SORTS WERE LISTED ON DOWN TO $3.50
AND LESS, A FEW -GOO[ VEALERS SRnUQHT (t8.00. .: .. ..


HOGS: RECEIPTS OF HOGS HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED AT 0, HEAD, I INCLUDED ADOUT
375 TRUCK HOGS AND' SIX LOADS OF RAl L HOrGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE
RAIL HOGS CONSISTED r4MOSTLY OF MEDIUM- AND HEAVY ;UTCHERS, SMALL KILLERS ,OUGHT A
FEW TRUCK HOGS EARLY AT PRICES 1.5 CENTS UNDER YESTERDAY S EARLY MARKET. MOST OF
THE SUPPLY SOLD TO PACKERS STEADY TO 5 CENTS LOWER THAN YESTERDAYS PACKER MARKET.
THE DAY'S EARLY TOP, $3.;5, WAS PAID D3Y SMALL KILLERS FOR TRUCK HOGS. BETTER
GRADES OF 170 TO l -)---UND TRUCK HOGS TO PACKERS WERE REPORTED FROM $6.65 TO $8.75,
ONLY A FEW HEAD AT LATTER PRICE. THREE LOADS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE 200 TO 249-POUND
RAIL HOGS DROUGHT 3,70 ,AND THREE LOADS OF SIMILAR GRADE 2`0 TO 285-POUND nAIL
BUTCHERS MOVED AT $ n.2 rACKING SOWS SOLD FROM $,5.25 TO $5.50, OR STEADY TO
2,) QrNTS LOWER.

SHEEFr ANOTHER 3BIG RUN OF SHEEP AND LAMBS HERE TODAY AND LOWER PRICES AT
OTHER MARKETS FORCED LOCAL VALUES SHARPLY LOWER. FORENOON SALES OF
SHORN FAT LAMBS, YEAR IN-GS AND TWO-YEAR-OLf WETHERS RULED 25 TO 50 CENTS LOWER AN:
SPRING LAMBS AND4) AGED FAT ETHERS APPEARED 15 TrO 5 CENTS LOWER. TRADE, HOWEVER,
PROVED VERY SLOW AND OVER HALF OF THE PECEIPTS,,ESTIMATED AT 17,000n HEAD, REMAINEDf
IN FIRST HANDS AT :0.0 Mt A.FEWN GOOD SPRING LAMBS BROUGHT 8.00, AND BULK OF TV -
FAT SPRING LAMBS OL FROM75 TO $7.75 SHORN FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS PREDOMI-
NATED IN THE LIBERAL SUPPLY AND A FEW DECKS oF MEDIUM TO GOOD LAMBS AND YEARLINGS
MOVED AT $6.25 ANn .50. SALESMEN HELD ,,1O-T OF THE GOOD SHORN LAMBS AND YEARL'NGc
AT S.675 AND $'7,.00., A FEW SORTS.,OFF TWO-YEAD--OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $4i00 AND
4, 5 AND SHIPPE)S ,PAl UP TO r._' "'FOR AGED "FAT WETHERS. OTHER AGED FAT WETHER
WERE REPORTED FROM 2.0,5 TO $0.50, NO MORNING SALES.OF FEEDERS WERE REPORTED*



45/GM/31 (SE OTHER s )
1:25 F.M. a(SETE OTHER SIDE)






"7AGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK NMAK CHICAGO MARKET--10:40 A.M.
BATTLE; FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS SLOW, AD3UT STEADY, MOST BIDS WEAK; YEARLING
HEIFERS ACTIVE AND STRONG; OTHER SHE-STOCK ABoU'JT STEADY; DULLS AND VEALERs
,CARCE AND UNCHANGED; REPLACEMENT STEERS SCARCE AND STEADY; DULK FED STEERS AND YEAR-
L-INGS ELIGIBLE TO 7.1 TrO 7.7r'; .FEW GOOD QUALIFIED OFFERINGS HELD ASOVE 8.00;
ING HELIILElS rilSTv 7.UOo7.5Q0
''FAiLING HEIFEWS MOSTLY $7.00 TO $7,50 EST HELD AROUND $8.00; 3ULK GOOD FAT COWS
,.OU TO $5.'., FEW LIGHT WEIGHTS TO 7. LOW-CQUTERS AND CUTTERS MQSTY $ .50T0O
.r.5 U; MAJORITY WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS ,2 TO P.-' -. LIGHT WEIGHTS $3.7 TO W 4.00;
I GHT AND MEDIUM 'VEIGHT1VEALERS LARGELY $7.5n T 8.0; SELECTED STRONG WEGHT
AP.-"UND *9.00. S WGT
O'.GS: .' FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOrvTLY TO SHIPPERS AND SMALL KILLERS, AROUND STEADY WITH
--- THURSDAY'S CLOSE O; WEAK TO I5, LOWER THAN THE AVERAGE TOrP $7.-5. PAID
FREELY FOR CHOICE ITr T. 205,V WEIGHTS; 3ULK DES'IRA3LE 15 TO 2 10 AVERAGES $7.10 TO
'720; -MOST 2 0 TO 25l: WEIGHTS ,.85'TO ;7.05 STRONG WEIGHT DUTCHER8 IN GOOD DE-
1AND; SULK 260 TO 34r0,1AVERAGESy08.4r0 TO $6.80; PACKING SOWS AROUND 0N LOWER DULK
BETTER KINDS 5.6 T0"5.90; GOOD DEMAND FOR PIGS, MOST 120 TO. 140# AVERAGES t6.75
TO .$7.) 0.
S EEP. FEW EARLY SALES TO. SMALL KILLERS WEAK WITH THURSDAY'S DECLI'Ng'; PACKERS
-"--- 01D31DDI NA. AOUT. 25 LOWFR; CHOICE WOOD LDAMFlSIEL AaOVE. ..7; FEW GOOD TO
CHOICE SOLD AT 9: 00. TO go. 2b; GOOD CLIPPERS Iz .U TO $.,5; FEW CHOICE NATIVE
P'RINGERS.1 II.0TO T 11.50.
"* .KANSAS CITY MARKET-- I : 00 A.M.
CATTLE: GENERALLY STEADY ON MOST KILLING CLASSES, FEW LOADS FED STEERS $6.85 TO
---- 7.50; COMMrr,'N OKLAHOMANS DOWN TO $5.40; VEALERS AND CALVES UNCHANGED, TOP
VEALERS $8.00; STOCKEIERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY; FAIRLY-DAROAD WEEK-END CLEARANCE.
HOGS: ACTIVE, STEAPY TO I0 ) LOWER THAN THURSDAYA '1S AlRAGE, MOSTLY STEAX,, OT
... ON HEAVY WEIGHTS STRONG; TOP 6.75 ON l1 TO 00; MOST 1(UTO 0U 0 o.4zU
Tn6.75; 26,0 TO AO6, QY.I.5 o 56*40; LOAD AROUND 425 AT $5.90; FEW I14Q TO i60,
10.n TO 66.70; sOws MOSTLY'y5.0n TO $5.40; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, STEADY, $6.50 TO
37 .00 ...
SHEEP: FED LAMI3S AND SPRINGERS AROUND 25 LOWER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; ODD LOTS
---- NATIVE SPRINGERS DOWNWARD FROM l0.I25 TOP WOOLED LAM3S $>.00, MOST SALES
98,85 TO $9.00; SHORN TEXAS LAMS $7.0 TO $735.
. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS)' MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: RECEIPTS LARGELY FAT' STEERS AND TEXAS GRASSERS; NO EARLY: DEALS; INDICA-
------ TIONS STEADY; OTHER CLASSES IN LIGHT SUPPLY AND STEADY; NOT ENOUGH HEIFERS
WORTH QUOTING: MOST COWS ,4.50 TO 5.25; LOW-CUTTERS $3.00 TO i3.50; MEDIUM DULLS
.-3,.50 TO $4.2.; VEALERS $.0.75.
HOGS: MODERATELY ACTIVE ON'LIGHT WEIGHTS AT 5 TO 0In CENT DECLINE FROM CLOSE
-- THURSDAY; .TOP $7.15 FOR'ONE LOAD 185f AVERAGES; MOST 140 TO 210# $7 700 TO
`7.10; 220 TO 25CY- 63.75. TO $7.0Q, SOWS FOLLOWING DECLINE, LAR.GEL.Y $5.50 TO $5.65.
SHEEP: RECEIPTS COMPRISED'OF 3 DECKS OF TEXAS CLIPPED LAMDS, INCLUDING 7 LOADS
HOLDOVERS. ONE DECK AND SEVERAL SMALL LOTS SPRING LAMDS; EARLY SALES
SPRING LAMBS LARGELY 510.75 TO T I.25 TO BUTCHERS A30UT STEADY; INDICATIONS WEAK ON
SHORN STOCK. ...


FUOT WORTH
P1 nQrC


HOGS:(SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND LU..
-:-- OASTIING PI GS EXCLUDED) ,
LT LT ]I 0-10, Cn-OH $ 6.30-
LT 'IVT 0- n-CH o -
M E D ----iVT 2R- '. )BICD-UH 0: D_

.HVY.VT 28=9 :8-H o:5):
_90-3, O 0, 5D--OH 6so--
FKG SOws P275-50OA X rn-CD 5.25-
SLAUGHTER 'IGS nLO0,- -- "- -
F-DR &STKR IGS70- ''- -
AV COST & 'VT.T UR-s(PI-GS, EXCL) 6.62-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE,. HALVES AND VEALERS:
SSTEERS .(6 0-900'):: 9 'CHOICE -
SMEDIUM
COrPMON 4.25-
STEERS (900-..0..).. SH ".-CE
.* MEDIUM 5.00-
. Co ,w.&N' "4.00--
STEERS (1I0'--3O300-:) CHOICE
Go 0,oD 66.00-
,STEM (1 5 ,EDIUM 5,00.-
S EE'S ('I 300-;] 5';,5 C0HO 'CE
GOO D --
HEIFERS (550-850F) CHO'E" -r
,MEnIm UM -
COMMON ,3.75-
Cows: CHOICE ..
QonoD 4..5-
CnM-MED ".r:5
"* Low OUT- 25-
3ULLS(YRLG FXOL) GD--CH'(BEEF) -
CUT-COM-MED -
VEALERS (MILK-FED) .G-'CH -
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM -
CALVES (250--500-) QT-CH 5.7
C'OM-MED "3.2-
FDR & STKr CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-8OO) D-OH ..50-
,STEERS-COM-ED H r"
STEERS (800-1050,) GO-OH '10-
COMI-MED 25-
HEIFERS- G-n-CH -
H! Fi-MED -
COws: Gn-CH -
COM-MED -
CALVES (STEERS) n--CH -
,MEDIUM -
SLAUGHTER SHEER AND LAMBS:


6.70 .
6.75
P-7



206
5: 5





PC)

*5:88-
"5.00



|.-
4.50
5. O
4.25
3.'25




8.00
7 m
6:
5:t


CH I CAGO
CLOSE


7.0n- 7.25
7.1b- 7.25

5. 5- .6
6.80 7.10
5.55- 6.85,
6.75- 7.15
6.83- 243
8.75- .9,50

,7.; ;r

;" .75: "7,700
4, F)6- 9 ,0
.75- 8.75
..,lpon- 8,. 0

*. ^.a0- 7..ap
5.75- 6,75
5.25- 5.75
5. 50- 6.00
".00-' 5.50
4.5 0- 5.n0
3.25- '4.50
4.00- 5.25
.- 5:&65.n
4:O- .
o0,


7. 00n- 8..2
5 -5- 7* 00

. 4'- 8.50
3.75- 4.50


KANSAS OI.TY E., ST.LUUI
CLOSE CLOSE


8.70
6.75
58: 70
6.70

7*00
7:OC
229#


$ 7:90-

6.75-

.:,87









7, ng-

5825-
5,75-
5. n0-
, 50-
2 j57)-
4,25-
kz (7
.0


$ 650
a 60-

b.b0-
5.00-
3:49:


8.25- 9.25

7.oO- 8.:
6.00 7. 0U
5 00- 6,00
7.75-9.00
7,00 8:88

7..7?-8.7:
7'"0-o ,7
7,A:;. -: .
'. 50- 5.50
5.25- .5.75
4. 75-'.5.25
4.25- 4.75
3.00-.'4 25
4.25- 4.50

*3.50- 65*00
*8 *g: 60


4.:0-:
6. 50-


5zT0


SPRING LAMOS: -,-CH 7,75- 8.O0
,MEnI UM 7.,;- 7.7-
LAMOS: (90- r N) ,3-,- H -
(91 I00 --,9p -CH o.2',,
ALL WT) OMrON - -
YRLG "'VET RSE :--CI r') -H - -
EWES: ().0--I,2) MEr-COHI
I 20-I5;) "E-OH - -C
(ALL WTS) CULL-COM - -
NOTE; FORT !0':;TH, KANISAS CITY AND E.
DASIS, SPRING LA!IOS EXCEPTED.


7 5








3.0
7.15~




5.75
7: 58

7. O









;.50
9*00






5.00
5 :00

4.50
0.Fo7h


8.52 ,00-.no


. j -
4. ,50 47 5


q5-10.75


00- 6:Z5
00- 2.95
00- 2.00
; CHICAGO


2 3: P
4.50- 7.50
2.._5- 3.25
2.00- 3.00
1.00- 2.25
ON WOOLED


5/8/31 OP
I , .M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UN ITED STATES DE ARTt.-ENT OF AGRICU'LTURE
3'RErA OF AGRILCULTURAL ECONOMICS
K'.RKET NES SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209,*


DAILY LIVESTOCK_ MARKET REPORT SATURDAY MAY 9, 193lA
O ,TODAYS TIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
". (10:30 A.M.CENT'RAL TIME)


CATTLE


CALVES


T-ORT WORTH -zoO 108
HIC OAGO 1,000 500
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 85a0 50
0 !.AHA 100 --
OKLAHOMA CITY. 0 .5) 50
3Ioux CITY 2,"50' -,
St. JOSEPH 3 375 25
3T. PAUL 150 I 50
W1 CHITA O0 100.1
D-NVER __' 765____ .. .
TOTAL II MARKETS 31450 1;005
Or.E WEEK AGO ,. I MARKETS; .:.1 |5 930
TOTAL THI WEEK : 1 38 700 48,530
TOTAL LAST WEEK 188b515 45,510
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED SHEEP RECEIPTS INCLUDE
BILLING AT FO':T lJORTHo


HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER
200 5000**
3,000 4,000
7500 5 000 1,500
23500 5.00
3 000 4,000
700 O0
2 500 500
I 200 3,000 .
700 .100,
1 -800 250
400 4j000-
2T,500 25,950 *APP'OxIrxMA
31,3-5 23,65,0 biRECT AN[
41:3 700 393, L50 INCLUDED I
4 5,025 421 ,bO' ESTIMATED
800 SHEEP ON THRU.


HOGS
DI RECT*TH,-Rl


76
40
6,000
500 I1,500




200 .

ATE NUMBER OF
D) THRU HOGS.
IN THE DAY.1S
RECEIPTSo'


FORT WORTH RE--CEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS.
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
iwACKER F'URCHASES
T.o',VORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK
FT .WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS W". LAST


S CA .TTLE.
I ,075
...5..
685

2R 600
-4 $ I4 7784
y.- 10,9177


C 'AL'VES I
196.
- UNRE-PORnTED
382

3f200
S2,864
3,6809


HOGS -
828
626


* SHEEP
18,217
1 2,377


4;800 82;000
4,201 73 390
5,995 9.470


LIVESTOCK MARKE-T CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY MAY 9, 193h


(BASED ON, MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED
FIDU'RT WORTH. OH IC AGO.


,!CGSbSO6FT OR I.'LY .0oq AND\
:-0- ROAST I NG 'GS :XACLNDED)
L T. LT : 140-10 -: GD-OH $
LT WT M -:s0- -30 C D-CH."
S, 180-2_ 00,) GD -CH
MrD ',VT -0-.0:2 GOD-CH
. 2 0- 253r *;
HVY 'IT '. 250-.. GD-CH
K 0 ) 0. !290-350:' : G-CH
PKG Sows 275-50, ,,E-D
SLAUGHTER "IGS&I0 o Q3)G.-OH
FDR &STKR P-IGS70-:) GD--O
AV COST & WT, RI .(PIGS EXCL)


ULU0 ULULL : ,


3 30-
6 g3-
.365-
0 "
6,60-
6 50-
6 00-
. 25-

6.i3-


.70,$ 70o- ,7.?25,$
Qa75* 7.10-"7.25
o, 7', 7.10- 7,2-
S,75* 7.00- 7725
6 75 E S3 .84 0-. 7,'. 0 .0
6.70* 655- .85 ..
6.60*. .-5- '.,65
5.50* 5,50- .00
- 6.75-715
228 6 ,77-235#


UP, TO 11:00
KANSAS CITV
*CLOSE ,..

6.50- 670*$
6.60- S.75'z
6.60- 8.75
6.60-'6.75,
605O-. 0*70
,620- b660
0.00- .30
5.00- 5.50.
6.50- 7o00*
6.50- 7.o00*
6.46- 228#


A.M. )
E. ST.LOUtIS
CLOSE


7. *00-
7.1 5-
7.15-
7. 15-
6 90-
6.SO0-
6.40-.
5.50-
7.00-
7 06.99-
6.99


7.25 "
7.25-
7.25


6.65
7.25.-
r"O.1025 .11,
't- it)
203 C* -"


SNOMI.NALo .._..
FORT W',0RTH
CATTLE: TOOArYIS TRADE NOMI NAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS AND. YEARLY NGS
--. ~ STEADY TO P50 HIGHER; SHE--STOCK, LOW-CUTTERS AND BULLS UNCHANGED.
LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT "LAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS OTO 75" LOWER ,' HEAVY I ES ABOUTT
STEAY .; DESI RA3LE STOCK YEA, LINGS AROUND 250 HIGHER. WEEK'S OPS: SLAUGHTER STEES.
L7., U SLAUGHTER YEA7LI N'GS LI ?5s PRACTICAL TOP FAT COWS $4.50 EARLY, WEEK: TOP
VEALERS IQ$1 OQ CLOSING TOP $8.5u, FEW HEAVY FAT CALVES UP TO $7.00, STOCK STEER
YEARLING GS I,6U. BJLK '-1 CEB: SLAUGHTER STEERS' 4..25 TOS 5$ 75, BETTER GRADES FAT
YEARLINGS $735 TO3?.1, BUTCHER COWS $,3.25 TO $3.65,. LOW-CUTTERS .2.50 TO.2"85,
HEAVY FAT CALVES AOUND 7 DOWN, BETTER GRADES STOCK -YEARLI NG'S 0.75 TO $75O.
H :A:V\/ FAT C ALViE.. ) N .,e...75 f....0 YN BETT
S*REVIEW _O4ENT': SUPPLY" VOLUME DURING THE WEEK HAS %BEEN SEASONABLE
WI'T H t RUN S TAPrERIN(q Of-'F D ON LATE DAYS. STEER'S AND YEARLILNGS HAVE PREDOMINATED. IN THE
RF STEERS 'HAVE BEEN .LAI.N AND COMM041ON GRADES, BUT THE YEARLING CROP. HAS CARRIED A TOPPY.
END AND. YEARLING:(QUALI TY .HAS BEEN MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN IN ANY OTHER DIVISION OF THE
MARKET. : PACKERS HAVE B:-EN BUYING- SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEAR.LINGS MORE FREELY. AND
THE TRADE IN THESE CLASSES HAS BEEN FEATURED BY SOME STRENGTH AND MODERATE ADVANCES
I N PRI CES. SALES [MADE DURING THE PAST TWO OR THREE DAYS RULED STRONG TO 2P5 CNTS
HIGHER FORR THE WEEK. M'0!T OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE BEEN SELL ING IN THE E$4.0
AND $5.00 RANGES AND A FEW SALES OF GnO-D TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS HAVE BEEN REPORT'
FROM $7,75 TO. ,7:.,,. LATTER RPPICE WEEKS ,Tr'ON LITTLE CATTLE. FAT.COW,S, GOOD
ENOUGH" TO SEL-L U TO $5.00 OR ABOVE, HAVJ BEEN PRACTICALLY LACKI NG ANQ LIMITED SUP--
PLIE.-S 'F BUTCHER COO'S HAVE BEEN MOVING LICUALLY AROUND $3.50 LOW-CUTTERS FROM
.*50 TO $3.00 ATHER,..SHARI)P. DECLINES HAVE BEEN SHOWN IN DESIRABLE VEAL CALVE,M
17.5 # 3. 00. 2ATER SARDDES.IRABLE CAVS
BUT THE. BETTER GRADES OF HEAV'ES HAVE REMAI NED A3UT STEADY THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.
HEAVIES CLOSED WI'TH THE BETTER GRADES LISTED 'DOM G.25 TO $7,00. AND VERY GOOD
VEALERS HAD TO SELLON NLAT8E DAS AT 8.00 TO $.,50 T THE DEMAND FOR .WELL-BRED STO'
VEALERS HAD T, E1_ :n LA E."D AYVS A T . T ... ..
YEARLINGS HAS ROADE"ED WITH 'COST FIGURES ABOUT T25.: HIGHER, COMPARED WITH VALUES A
WEEK AGO. NU2EROUSR PRCHASES OF GrOO TO CHOICE %OK 3TEER YEARLINGS HAVE BEFN RE-
PORTED FROM 3.75 TO D750, PEST GRADES BRINGING $7.90.
HOGS: ONLY 20' HOGS wERE ESTIMATED FOR TDAY1s LOCAL TRADE. MORNING
A VARRI VALS, INCLUDED 7:6 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKO-RS AND ONE. TRUCK HOG. THEn':
WERE NO SALES REPORTED AND PRICES WERE CALLED NOMINALLY STEADY.*
SHEEF: TODAYY* S TRADE NOMINA. FOR WEEK: SPRING LAMBS- STEADY, GOOD SHORN F*.'
LA!UDS AND YEARLINGS 25. LOWER; FEEDERS AND HALF--FAT.SHORN.LAIMBS AND
YEARLINGS AROUND f) LO10ER; 2-YEAR-OLD 'PAT WETHERS 2r TO 50( LOWER; .AED FAT WETHET':
j5 TO' 25 LOWER. EEKT-o- TOPS' SPr'ING LAMBS $3.B5, SHORN FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS
$7. 15, 2-YEA.r-OLD FAT WETH--ERS $4,75 AND AGED. AT WETHAERS $2F75. CLOSING BULK PG;',LK
, RING LAMBS 7 TO $7o7', SHORN FAT LAMDS AND YEA'LINGS S.-5 AND # 0, 2-yA-;
---OLD FAT WETHERS or A5 D AGED FAT WETHERS D,,F0; SHORN FEEDER LAMBS A4.r00 TO ,,F..
REVIEW Co'"0,r7 MNT MO-T OF TODAY1- ORCEIPT OF SHEEP AND LAMOS WERE
HELD OVER AND WILL rE OF-FF ED OU[ODAY. HEAVY RFC1FP'TO THE PAST T1WO DAYS INCREASED
THE WEEOS TOTAL TO A; !'.ND J2 00 HEAD, THE LARG-ST WEEKLY SUPG')LY EVER RECEIVED ON
THE LOCAL MARKET. -CHICE GRA"'S OF THE VARIOUS CLASSES HAVE BEEN SCARCE ON MOST
DAYS AND RAIL SUPP.'LI.S :[ AVE CONSISTED MO rbTLY OF MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN FAT LAMBS AND
YEARLINGS. TRA-E HAS rrj UNVEEN WITH DEMAND VEUV NARROW FOR FErDERS AND HALF-FAT
LAMDBS AND YEARLINGS, LOWER PRICES AT NORTHERN MARKETS THE PAST FEW DAYS, IN COM-
DfNATION WITH THE ['rCrFr' VOLUME OF LOCAL RECEIPTS, HAVE OPERATED TO FORCE VALUES
DOWNWARD ON MOST CLASSES

/9/31 OpS
(SEE OTHER *S! DE)


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"AGE 4#2.
ELEGRAF-HIC REPORT S FROM OTHER ARK\ETS

: ; CH I.CAGO MARKET : .
CATTLE: COMPA-)rD "nITH A WEEK AGO: ALL G"A)ES MEDIUM WE? GHT AND WEIGHTY'STEERS
AND GOC AND CHOICE LIGHT STEERS AND LONG Y:ARL ING S MOSTLY 50.6 LOWER;
'4"-MON AND MEDIUM- LI GHT STrTZRS STEADY TO 5 LOWER; YEARLING .HEIFERS A;OUT. 254
LO-ER. ON BETTER GRADES; OTHERS AND BUTCHER HEIFERS AND HEIFERE.TTES A:rUT STEADY;
VRY LITTLE CHANGE IN FAT COWS; MARKET REMAININGG .SLOW AND ERRATI C; LOW-CUTTERS WEAK
AND., CUTTERS STDO',G DULLS G0 'TO 15-A LOWER AND VEALERS STRONG; S..TO QKERS AND FEEDERS
._LOW, STEADY, IN LINE. WITH CHEAP LI GHT SLAUGHTER STEERS; EXTREME ..TOP ON HEAVY
'.;TEERS ANHD LONG YE.A'LINGS $9.75 -UT '$925 TrOp ON DOWtNTURN MANY FAT W E I G.H TY STEERS
37. O5 TO "7.75, 3ULK ALL REPRESENTATIVE WEIGHTS $7.00 TO 8.5Q MOST STOCKERS AND
;EEDERS $ .00 TO .... 5.. .
L4OGS: SLOW, A)U0ND 'STEADY, MEO)ME SOTS SLI GHTLY HIGHER THANIIFRIDAY S GEN ERLAL
TRADE TOA $7P5, PATDO FOR ONE LOAD OF CLOSELY SOR TED 95#"AVERAGES; UIULK
:.OOrD 80 TO 2 !O.A E IGHT"S ,'7.00 TrO 7, 1, w ODD LOTS UP AND DOWN. WEI GHT DUTCHEbS
.75 TO 690; OD LOTS pACiNGsws G0 TO 5,90 -sTRoNG wEIGHT PI GS TO SHIPPERS
.:. 7 5 TO "6 .9 0 .. .. .. -
3H[-,P: TODAYt':S MARKET NOMINAL. FOR WEEK, 05. DOULDLES FROM FEEDING STATIONS,
33, DI :ECT.. 'COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: MA'KT MOSTLY .STEADY.," SPOTS '25-
Hr'GHER ON INOETr'EE.N GRADE LAMDS; WEEKS EARLY SHARP UPTURN WAS WIPED. rUT AT CLOSE;
AV.OLED LANDS REACHED $0.P EAR LY -.H1GHEST SINCE LAST AUGUS'T ; WEEK IS. TOP CLIPERS
,.I0; CLOSING '3ULKS BETTER RADE WOOLED LAMDS ).0 T, $9.- )5, .3ES'T ,..eo;,: CLIPRES
Tc0IA0 TO .0 CHOICE KINDS A SENTT; N-ATIVE SPR NE-RS $s 1 .00 TO [I .s0, WOOLED EWES
3,00 TO 33.50, SHORN KINDS $2.00 TO $3.00; LOAD SHEARING LAM DS 8.50.

KANSAS CITY M,,IARKET ...
73ATTLE: FOR WEEK: 'FED STEERSS YEARLIN.GS AND FED HEIFERS 25 O 50ELOWRE- MOST
"DECLINE ONN WEIGHTY STEERS AND INCETWEEN GRADES LIGHT YEARLING;. COWS
STEADY TO 256 LOVER; 3ULLS WEAK; VEALERS 50 LOWER, WEIGHTY CALVES.STEADY TO WEAK;
STOCKERS AND FEEDOERS STF.ADY TO ?5_ LOWER. WEEKS TOPS: YEARLING STEERlS -9.00,
EDI UM WEIGHT ST.- A8 0. 5, I-EAV I E,8 $8. 5;Y YEAR ING HEI FEDS AND VEALRS A8. 00; _ILK
r.:D STEERS.. AND YEATRLI,.GS $.. .50: TO '$8.00; STOCKERSS -AND- EEDERS-'$.00 TO 7.50; .YEA.R-
.ING STOCKERS UP TO 8.~I8'AND CTOCK STEER CALVES $8.30. .
"TOGS: STRICTLY YPACK .. .240 $3 'O 3.7; TO 3I $. 1 TO $8.50; ;OrD SOWS $5.5 DOWNp
STOCK PIGS NOMINAL. ,. .
SHE.-EP: FOR EnV-FEK: SHEEPr SPRING LAM3S, AND WOOLED LAMD. STEADY TO 5 HIGHER
SHORN LA,.*3S ".EAK TO L'6 LOWER, FED LA.MA3S "AND -SPRI NG ERS CLOSING 50 TO. "85,
UNDER HIGH TIME AT M I D-WEEK; PHEEP"' STEADY TO 15' M LOWER THAN H I GH T I ME. \EEKIS
TP ARIZONA SPRII` LAMS 1. 5 e, WOOLED LAMDS $9.85, SHO'T LAN3S $8.40, SHORN TEXAS
WETHER.S $3.50, "" ,Q $3.00.

i -" I NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (FE.ST.LOUIS) tIRSKET.- .
'CATTLE: COMPARED '"'I TH WEEK, AGO:9 STEERS 5. 'LO..WE:. A FEW-. 'DOWN .MORE; MIXED YEARLINGS
AND. .IF R .. UNFRE'R$, .50, STEADY;. OTHERS "5 T 50 ''LOWER; CUTTERS., LOW--
_CUTTERS, 3ULLS. AND, ALL ST'r"Kt:R AN-D FEEDER .CATTLE- UNCHANGED; 'I-EAL'ERS 2P t4HIGHER. TO7,
FR WEEK: 821 Y ALIN "STEERS $8. 5I1' I2i| MATU7' STEERS T8. 5 622S 8HE1FER.S $8.(' ,
58 ;N MI XED YE\ALRL INQ,-S h, o.CIOWS 300 "ME:DIUM *ULLS 4. 74 ; M7 E'AL'ERS $8.75 STICKER
TEERS $7.50 *'3ULK STE:S ,..S 35 TO 800. .FAT .Ml-XE:D YVEARLlI"NG'S AN'D HE I FERS -O 700 TO
M8.25, MEDIUM "FLES4ED KINDS r",G.5 TO 7.00., COWS- $4.50 TO "LOW-U'TTEP'00
TO $3.50, ,TOCYER .ST.R5 $ 75 TO P.75 .. T '., LO -C UT TERS -.- -
HOG-8: MARKET .AC.TIVE AT !1O TO |53' ADVANCE, TOP .7'..; MOST 230_ DOWN $7.10 TO
...--,. $7."":, nor.-E 230 TO 27. AVERAGES $,.80; SOwS UNCHANGED AT $5.50 TO 5.85. *
SHEEP: SPRING LANDS STEADY FOR WG.EK ;DEST CL-I PPED LA.'D' STEADY,. OTHERS 25 TO 50r
"~ LOWER; G'--.P STEADY; T.'.O S..PRI IN-' LAMNDS,$G 1 fl50, rOST '-DEALS $1 0 75 .fO $1,1 -:',
CLIPPED LAMDS. 5.8.7.. "'"*1,. "O Tl Y-:TE;XAS- AT .$7.00 :TO f 00.) :A "FEW .O.OLIED CQLORADO
LAM 3S $9.00 AND *, .5n O '.E DECK -.TEXAS. CJL .IP .. EDEJ .S .3 '25... .: .. ... . ....

. ....H. .D E "D E A .. L ; .", .. "-. ",,' M E* 1 N ..C.O



HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL !MvEAT INSPECTION ....


". .'! 'jEEv., EN.ING FR-I AY,..4AY 8, 1 931 ANDM' AY 9, D''30.Y :

1 3 1 1 ,1-)j,930

NCH tIcAGr,' I INO. 99 480 9111,801
C.., -.DrCAG IL..] 18,102 18,902
KANSAS CITY, KAN. 59093 63,783
NATIONAL 3TOCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.LUIT sC Mo 607734 60,278
NEW YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY,' . : 27633 2,249
OMAHA, N,, .. 43 O"7 50,350
SIO CITY, IOWA. 29 25,095
SOUTH 3 j JOSEPH, Mo. 5 19, 938 20,734
SOUTH S. AUL, MINN. 38 300 38,.974
TOTALS 391 ,776 4 ,64




5/9/31 RP- ; '
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BU7REA! OF0 ASRI CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NETJS SERVICE


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FORT O0TH, TEXAS


TELEPH-ONE: 6-2209


DAIL.. LIVESTTOC(- MARKET r.- fOnT MONDAY MAY |, I|31 .
TODAY-1: 3 ESTIMATED RFECEIPT3 OF. KI.VESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I I:0 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES HOGS

FORT 'VO"TH 4;500** 1 ,500 I',500
KA SAS CITY 9,000 f 0nn. 6,O000
CHICAGO 17,000 2,000 38,00
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 3,300 1 ,800 *11 ,500
COMAHA 6,50 0- 300 7,000
OKLAHOMA CI1TY .. '900 300 15
S ux C I TY 3,500 300 ,500
T" JOSEPH 2,30" ,200 4,50 0
.T, PAUL .. 5. .r)0( 2,500 8,500
*HI HITA 2,400 '1,n00 3,)00
EN V R ___________ 3,400 .20 3,4 00
TOTAL I. MARKETS 53,300" |,100 88,49 0
ONE' WEEK AGO, I I MAKETS 3f8,0 |2,300 117,200
**TODAYIS EST-IMPATE:, rODEJ TS OF CATTLE INCLUDE 72'
CATTLE ON THOU 31LLING AT .FonT 'V.OTH -


SHEEP
23,000
18,000
2-, nnoo
P, Ono
14,000
2,500
12,000
2 5 00
2,500
7n0
3,100


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HOLDOVER DIECTs TH
HiOLDCOVER :1,prE CT-* THhr,.,U W


'I ,21 3
0I ,000
I,000 11,500
I ,500
408


.'500


87,400 .*APPrPOXIMATE NUMDER 'OF
77,200 .1IREQT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAYlS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WOOTH EOEC! PTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER'PURCHA3ES_ SATURDAY, MAY


ACTUAL I .ECEI PTS.
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
HACKER PURCHASES


FT.'V"ORTH ACTUAL ,MONDAY 'K AGO
FT.'.!ooTH ACTUAL,,,ONDAY ,Yn AGO


CATTLE
237.
166
141


CALVES
63
.115


3,971 1 ,432
3,477" 950


HOGS
Hoc s
" '77

76

2 -294
!1#736.


FORT 1I0OTH LIVESTOCK MARKET- MONDAY MAY *I1


SHEEP
5-,27 7
5,059
452

S ., 684
36-,Q38

1931.


(BASED ON CCA)KET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO *1 |0 .M.)


CATTLE: STEADY PRICES WERE PAID IN PRACTICALLY ALL VISIONS OF THE MARKET
,-F-OR 1 LAUGHTER CATTLE MERE TODAY AND A FAIRLY GO-- CLEARANCE.WAS MADE
r.URING MORNING R"rKPDS. A LITTLE WEAKNESS .WAS SUGGESTED, HOWEVER. DY OCCASIONAL
SALES OF sUTCHER COW"S AND LOW-CUTTERS, GUT MOST SALES OF' SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEA,--
LINGS APPEARED FULLY ST'EADYi SLAUGHTER .-STCEERS WERE LESS 'PLENTIFUL THAN. USUAL .IN
NMjrDAY RECEIPTS ANID FULLY HALF OF THE DAY S CATTLE 8UPPLYi POSTED AT. 4,500 HEAD,
CONSISTED OF STOCKERS, .. .
CARLOT ALES OF GRASS SLAUHTR STEERS WERE REPORTED FROM $535 TO
")L,, OT ,S' E -,,.3,V1ES3 T
15.85- AND THE ,cST FED STEERS SHOWN, AYOUT A LOAD OF LIGHT WE IGHTS ON THE 2-YEAE-OLE
ORDE, DRUGHT 77" GQOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLI NG S. CHANGED HANDS At $ .TO 80
ONE L'OAD OF VERY GOOD LIGHT WEIGHTS AT THE LATTER PRICE. LITTLE.CATTLr OF.PLAINER
G RADES INCLUDE NG 'EUF-I FE SORTS, WERE REPORTED FROM $5.75 DOWN. A EDA FAT COWS
MOVED AT 4.00 AND SIHTLY A"'VE, DUT NO SALES OF THIS CLASS WERE MADE WITH IIFIVEI
AS A FRQNT FIGURE. SEVER-AL, LOADS OF BUTCHER COWS MOVED AT 3.0 AND AOUT FOUR
LOADS OF STRONG "EIGHT LOW-GUTTERS SOLD AT $2.90. LOW-CUTTER DORTS OF LESS, AT-
:-'RACTIV.E GRADES "RANGED A'R-UND AND UNDER $T. 50, STRAIGHT CARLOTS OF DULLS WERE LACK-
ING gUT THREEr LOAD-S OF M 1IXED JERSEY STAGS AND DULLS GOLr. AT $3. 50.
-. i- ,A GOOD DEMAND AND FAIRLY ACTIVE MOVEMENT FEATURED THE TRADE IN STOCK
CATTLE,' DESPITE INCREArE) RECEIPTS. THE MARKET AS A WHOLE HELD ADOUT STEADY. SOME
-.ESIRADLE STOCK S.T:: R YEARLLIND-S MOVED OUT AT $7.00 AND SI.MI'LAR. GRADES OF STOCK
HIFER' YEARLINGS "RE ROTE AT ,50 U.LK 'OF THE 3U INESS IN STOCKERS CONSISTED
R-'.-Y{El ER; YE LR I N.G.S 3 "It r l- FRr-, (Nr\T E P A T I NES.IN F .....
rF rPLAI.NER GRADES, ".'TEERS AND YEARL- INGS, THAT SOLD FR)OM AROUN $5.5r0 TO 3-' 5 ONE
LOAD OF GOOD YOUNG S.TOnCk< COWIS D'UMT .5..-00. .,
THE nTTR. GRAPES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES AND VEALERS WERE IN FAIR DEMAN"N
AT STEADY PRICES, "UT MEDIUM AND RATHER COMMON ORARES OF HEAV1-ES:ENCOUNTERED A- GEAR--
I SH PACKER DEMAND). AN HAD TO SELL AT '-ECLINES OF AOJUJ 25.CENTS. A FEW SALES OF
GOOD HEAVIES .MERE ,lADE'FROM $6.00 TO $2.25 AND SMALL LOT S INCLUDING SOME HEAVIES ON
THE SHORT- YEARL ING ORDER, 'WE*'E REPORTED -'ROM $ 3.50 TO 7TD0. .ONE LOAD OF VEALERS
SOLD At $7.50 AN"- A FEW GOOD TO CHOICE GRADES DROUGHT $8,50 TO $9.0W. CULL SORTS OF
CALVES IN A VARI TY OF 'WElI'GHT S RANGED ON" DOWN TO $S.5 -AND' LESS, .


HOGS:
PACKERS AND
;MARKET. C


PA.CE: 1IRECTS FME.O ULK OF TO.DAYS HFOG RECEIPTS,. ESTIMATED '
I,.00' HEAP. MRNINQ ARRIVALS INCLUDED 1,2 3 HEAD KILLEDD DIRECT TO
AUT 6 TRUCK -OGS. THERE WERE -NO- RAI L HOGS OFFERED ON THE OPEN


TRUCK -HO) P,'rICES RULED 1 0 TO 15' CENTS HIGHER THAN FRIDAY*'AN.D .THE DAY:
TOP OF $7.00 WAS PAID -Y SMALL KILLERS. BULK OF THE DETTR GRADES OF F70 'TO 2<-*. .
T"TRUCK HOGS SOLD FIROM ;.o80 T(O $7.00, O) ACKERS STOP"'ING AT $3.0. PACKING 'SOWS WERF
0E'ORTED AT $5.'5 AND t, A' OUT STEADY. '
SHEEF: THE HE.AVI'EV FEST SHEEP AND LAM RUN OF THE SEASON ARRIVE'D TODAY MORNING'
..- ESTIMATES CALLING FOR 23,000 HEAD. T.H[S ESTIMATE PROVED LIGHT AS A'-.
PROXIMATELY 25,0')0.HEAD HAD EEN COUNTED IN AROUND 1:00 ..' FRqSH SUPPLIES IN TIE
RAIL SECTION TOTALED |3 DECKS AND A0UT 17 DECKS WERE CARRIED OVER FROM SATURDAY.
MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN FAT LAMRtS AMD YEAR I MG i FORMED 'ULK OF THE SUPPLY1 ALTHOUGH
NUMEROUS SHIP MENTS 'F PRING LAMRS AND FAT ",ETHERS "_.'ERE OFFEREDr). PACKERS. ENTERED-
THE TRADE EARLY' "-I ,''*DL I GHTLY LOWER IDS, IJT.R REOr'TS FROM NORTHERN., MARKETS, I NDI N
GATED STRENGTH AND LOCAL.,SALESMEN HELD FOR ADVANCES. MORNING TRADE APPEARED.STEADY'
TO STRONG, .3UT LATER CLnOSED ACTI VE VITH ALL sHORN -LAUGHtTER OFFIERlNGS STEADY TO .
05 CENTS HIGHER MEDJIUMP4 TO GrOD SPRING LAMDS S.OLr.\ FROM ,A7.50 TO .)C)0, OR STEADY.
OTHIEeR SPRING lamsS"' E REPORTED TEoM 6I,00 TO, $T7,00. SALES OF SHORN FAT LAMO.S AND
YEARLINGS TO PACKERS St ANGED F PROM $. TO .3,.75, LATTER RICF PA I D. FREELY, ON THE
,.::.o 1 ... ,3. LAT ER "0 -.IE PA- L D. FA ArEE Y. O T .IH E ": ...
CLOSE FR GOOD LAM'".. AND YEARLINGS. SE-VERAL DECKS OF TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT W ETHERS SOLD
AT $4.5, $4.35, Cr.', AN A. FEW! JP'o TS $4.75. AGED FAT ".ETHERS MOVED FROM $2.25 TO,
?.,75,' LATTER PRINCE PAID LATE. NO MORNING SALES OF FE-EDER-S WERE REPORTED. -

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SAG E #2.
1AILY LIVES"Tr0"lV C D "TT"IChD
D..-.,AILY LIVETOK :ET -OQ.0D1TIONS, AND QUOTATION M MONDAY MAY I1. 193
CHICAGO ,ARKET--I 0O:30 A.M.
.A.TTLE: BI)DIN. A':OUT P5 L1WEr ON MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY STEERS SUPPLY SUCH
I... WE l-GHTS LI F'ERAL; ALL INTERESTS AFTER, LI GHT STEERS AND YEA'RL NGS,. TRADE
.LING STEADY- T STRONG; LARGELY" STEERD RIUN*; SHE-STOCK SLOW DUT MOSTLY STEADY, THIS
MARKET INCLUrING tIG I.T HEIFER AND MIXED YEARLI NGS; *GULLS STEADY TO STRONG AND VEAL-
'>"S FULLY STEADY, -ILLING QUALITY CONSIDERED EALY TO, FED YEARLINGS 9-00 A FEW
LOADS OF OUTSTAN -lN(" HEAVIES 4HELtD AROUND $9.QO UT NO WEIGHTY STEERS SOLD ON AR
:U" NDS A::VE ..' STOCKE0S AND FEEDERS CONTINUE SCA"CE AND FULLY STEADY :AT (U
:::r.'.UN S AT, -'-'S- A.D ."EE.. ..
T 7..25,. MOSTLY... .
S 0P.: O-PENED SLOW., A'OUNID STEADY WITH FRI DAYS AVERAGE; LATER TRA.ING ACTIVE,
TSTRO TO 1' HIaCHEr,,. LIGHTER WEIGHTS. ADVANCING MO.pT; TOTP ('U, SQME LATf
DDERS FOR LIGHT I GHTS UNF I LLEtD; -'ULK DESIRADLE I /- TL 2|I0 WrIGHT-V $/7F0 TO $'7IHT
.OST 220 TO p-50 7 3.0 TO .I10, SEV-gRAL LOADS 275 TO 3', 6.3( TrO '83ULK
_-TTER GRADES PACKING SOWSD S TO ?5,85, STRONG WEIGHT PIGS MOSTLY 6.75 TO' 07.f0,
LIGHTE. WEIGtTTEt W-TLY FROM T'7-.J DOWNWARD W
5", -1 O S.GOOD Tn CHO ICE
,HEEPs FEW F A LY SAL,:S TO .. HI .HED, MTVe Y TO )UTSI-DERS, GOOD T CHOICE
.... WOOLED LA.'S .9.G 5 TO $9.?0, ONE LOAD D9.85 TO SHIPPERSq 4 LOADS PALIFOre-
NIA SPRINGER UNSOLD) CLIPPED OLD0 COP LAMFES VEFRY 1ISCARCE F 1.8A .Q TO $8,2.LD ... TsE
HLLD HIGHER AROUND ', TO.r 70 NATI VE' SPRINGERS TO ., .OUT'STAND N 1 35r
CLIPPED EWES .40, ..
*KANSAS.C1 TMARKET-- 10:. A.M.
RATTLE': LI CGHT'R",E-I GHTS OF F Ft -T-Er"RS 9)PENING STEADY TO fTlNGr SPOTS HIGHER;
PACKErS LONG VER-Y 7,LrW ON MEDIUM WEI.'HT AND). HEAVY OTEERS; LIGHT YEARLl.N, F
TO- I-0W FiNT C TOAS E lA ), A1".70 W L... 7.UT E A ,
I5M TO 5r HI Hr FA/T COWS IN LIMITED 'SUPPLY GUT DEMAND NARROW; LOW-CUTTERS, AND
CUTTERS STEADY,; '3ULLS STEADY; VEALERS STEADY 7TO re.C HIGHER; STOCKERS AND FE.DERS
F'7ARCE, STEADY TO C-TR"ONG1,1 "i.JULK FED^.RST,,EES E'lJ^ETO SELL Aw'rOUND 7b 5 bT f*/D
SFVER"1AL CHOICE L EAD HE'LD AROUND 3,.,. TO Ds, LIGHT YEARLINGS UD TO b 00 MOT
MEDIUM 3ULLS TO' .00; PRACTI CAL TO' VEALERS S.'), FW} S9..O0; SULK STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS o. ', T') $.:O0; LIGHT YEARLING STOCKERS UP TO $ 0.U.
HOS" FAIRLY ACTIVE, sTRON' TO |0'HIGHER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP"r680-ON
''170 TO 21; 3ULK l--r0 TO ..2.C. 5.50 TO S.8O;8 270 TO 310# 6.25 'o 6.45;
7n TT SOWS r -D -D I
7.00 5 ) ,5,,. FEW UP TO 5" AND ADOVE; PIGSSCARCE, STEADY, SS.50 TO
N",O T SOW S 5 TOT O.,.
r7.00..*
SHEEP- SHEEP AN. SHORN LAM S. STRING TO !25 HI GHERI G'EJ-NG LA .S ST',ADY' NO
WOOLED LA',1.'S SOLD EARLY; NATIVE S-DING LAIDS $yJ.35i; TEXA $10.00,; SHO0N
LAPD3S, nFFERIN:S LAR..,ELY TEXAS, AT 37'. 75 DOWN; SHORN TEXAS WETH-_S O.o-T0 3,O.5
N\TI ONAL STOCK'YADS (E.-'T.LOU I.S) MARKET-9:45 'A.M,." '
CATTLE: STEERS INY LI'HTC-R SUPLY XHAN USUAL ON MONDAY;. *G3EEF COWS QTrA Y TOS,TRINI-Q
0v E D ATT78 T' ,o,, ,-, ,---
-- VEAL'RS LOWER ",AT ...5,; rTHER CLASSES STEAD' STEERS .- 0 .;
TOrP HEIFERS T... ,AoT COWS $4>50 TO 5.T5, LOW-CUTTERS ,3.0 TO $..50, MEDIUM
.-.2U L L S A ",,' U N D r o ,C,- o'Y
HOGS ACTIVE A.T. STRONG TO M HIGHER PRICES; SOME WEIGHTY DUTCHERS UP MORE; Trp
.. )$7.330 Mr')5,T W.'S AVERAGES DOWN T $. TO .2 W''TH I THE LATTER PREr,
PAIO FREELY 'FOR MOS.II.WT WEI3 HTS AN' Pl-GS; SOME AT$ UN 0 70 STHS LARGELY . Y
TO 5. 75. ..' O
SHEEP" SMALL LO'TS OF SPRING .LAMS AND CLIPPERS TO BUTCHERS ON EARLY ROUNDS
SSTEA')Y,0 NOTHINGIG DONE ON PACKER' ACCOUNT; SP"AING LAMBS $ | I OC Tr I 5.0; ,E
LOT OF CLIPPED LA03S .50*H 10 AP'1` L KANSAS C I TY E: STO1LOU 1.;S
E* : TH--- CTHICAGO (NS\S CCITY ST.LOU.S'
~EOCL-0


HOGS:(.SOFT OR OILY HoI AND
CASTINGNG I'c EXCLUDED] ,
LT LT..'.... (D- H q,'O- 695.$ 7.1)n- 7.30
LTJLT L-1; . ',- ., 7- *3
LT 'V( .K)0 7 1 7.3Y
r-Is- 7.'
G.' -QO5I -To
.. -VT --H 7. 7 0
MO0 f3 5 .7 00 .-6- 7.25
F'KG SOWS' 5-5w0
15. -5- 5.O 5.O ; - O
R LAUGHTER - - ),CH-- 7-:.'.
rD-r&&rTKPF'lfi( c I ) -C
AV COST C&x WT* DT G I X CL~ .
AV COST & ]T*.F' #'-; ( / 9.0 7- 2I3# .33 ..
N~r r) n8W-E 1'3 HT:
SNO AVRnAGE COST OR WEIGHT
P F FF- r E-)D
LAUGHTER CATTLE, LIVES S AND VEL.-S:1S., "
S E ER ( [") . .OF ,,I C E -, "- t" '7 -., 7 -., `...
STEERS (.."1 )N. -0- -..- .- E G. -.7

oR^ ..^ 7r 0 7,71 K:7
;". (oan n -^ .R-' J^
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STEERIS (.1-00-3~ .
., nor, r O- rJn '-,

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S;TEERS( JOE~})~ 7 ~ ~ F:'~'

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CowsNS: CI.H ,CE --
0" :'- ** 3 -:r 3: 5 ^ : ^ b n , :5 n.."
L.o- CUT-0UT 2.25- 3.25 3.25-,50
BULLS(Y-LG CEXOL) '--OC(BEEF) - - 4.no- 5.25
Q**uT-Co.--eLD - 3.35- 4.50
VEALES (MILK-FE) fS H L ,
~~~ ~CULL- QN1-~7r )q
CALVE (250E.-) UL.5, 5H -
....1-0 ....0,",pit
FDF & STKR CATTLE ,ND A-LVES'*
STEERS (500--0 ) 0. 5-p '0 7Q o ..
STEERS (00-05'.) h .H J. .>
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..U / UNITED STAT& DEPARThENT OF AOGRICULTURE
3BiREA OF A.QR1 CULTURAL ECONOMICS
,MARKET NPVS SERVICE
1!7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'O.RTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 3-2209.

D,\IL' LIVESTOCK ARKET REPORT TUESDAY MAY I12, 1931
To AY' s ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.C0ENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DiRECT*THRU*
FORT WORTH 2,200 600 ,000 11,000 130 ,
KANSAS CITY 7,500 800 5,500 .11,000
oHICAGO -, 7,500 3,000 19,0oo0 14,000 .3,000 2,000ooo
,ATIONAL STOCKYARDS ,-3,200 2,000 ,13000 3,500 200 .1,300
OMAHA T A c9,,000 300 0Q,000 14,( Q)0
OKLAHOMA CITY. S00 200 1i, 00 'o0 '69 '6
SiOux CITY 3,500 |,500 7,000 3,500
oT, JOSEPH 1,500 300 S,500 7,000
,T. PAUL 2,400 2,100 6-,500 I,00o
"I CHITA :400 '200 1,500 200 300
DENVER ,:.'600 .100 2,200 1 ,90U"
TOIAL 11 MARKETS 38,400 11,100 72,800 67,400 *APPROXIMATE NUMDOR OF
ON-E WEEK AGo,11 MARKETS 35,300 11,500 70,900 63,000 DI RECT AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS WIEEK 94,700 22,200 161,200 1 54,800 INCLUDED TINTHE DAYS
SAME PERIOD LAST VEEK 10.3,900 23,800 188,100 J40,200 ESTIMATED RECEIPT.

FORT WO.TH RECEIPTS SH"iPMENTS AND PACKER PURnGHASES. ..NDAY MAY |, 93.
C' ATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP

\.TUAL RECEIPTS 5,28"5 1,507 1,482 25,344
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 2 ,2-4 : 36 --3- .1,796
-ACKER PURCHuASES ',. 1 ,3E9 1,188 .-9 1,273 .23-,674

FT .'VORTH ACTUAL,Tur-GsAY,7'KA AGO 2,123 61.5 977 7;498
FT. ',TH ACTUAL,TOE:3)AY,Yr AGO 1 ,371 338 763 Ii073

:. FORT 'VORTH LiVEST0,K M.AR\kET TJESDA MAY 2 ..l .
(SASE) N MARKET. CON,! TONS" AND SALES REP. r'TED UJP TO ,I '00 PI've)

CATTLE: BUTCH, Er CVS ,'.S ,.Lv--CUfTERS HAD0 Tr, 1ELL AT 'LI GHTLY LOW ER PRItES ON
T---AV1S L:CAL TRADE DUT, OTHERWISE, THE GENERAL MARKET FOR ALL "CLASS-
ES OF CATTLE, INCLI-ING STOCK E.S. .HELD ADrUT STEADY. PRIC, LOSSES OF 15 TO 2 CENTSS
w'RE SHOWN 73Y rMlOST ALES .rF UTCH'ER C0WS AND VALUES 'N LOWGCUTTE,7S AP'E-APED | TO
S5 CENTS LO.'VER. THL: DAYTS RECEIrTS WFrE rOSTtD AT 2,200 CiTTLE AND ONLY 600 CdLVES.
THE CATTLE RUN "rUCHT IN NEARLY..A DOZEN CARS.OF SLAUGHTER 3STEF.R INCLUDING T-HREE
LOADS OF FED GRADES. YEARL ING QUALI TY-.WAS LESS ATTACTIVE;.THAN USUAL.
", . *., *. *, ..t \ L- -Z, CE '1U;1 *N SLoh-11 WTEF. 6.JT F.J. MOE-; -rit D
'w TH MOT O THME IRAF_'S, A"'UT ..X LOADS, SELL1 I' .1... ON LOAD .D'RUG T
$5i00 AND THREE CA :S F FED 'SFTEEDS WER REEORTED ,T. .6. AND $7 O0. NO GOOD.TO
CHOICE FAT YFAfR.I N,,. OF. VALUE TO OR...tlU Tn $7..7'- ArOn\5E WEOC INCLUDED IN'THE
RESCEIPTS. A FE' FAIRLY Q"'" D"LAUOHTER YEARLINGS MOVED AT $-..75 TO $7.00 AND THE
'PLAINER GRADES, I.IRLU'. -G "D-.UTCHEMER*HEI FERS RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6 00.

.'"THE MARKET."F R SHE STOCK AND ,LOW-cUTTERns WAS OUTLINED EY ,SCATTERED
SALES OF. DUTCHER," COWS A-,UN0 AND -UNDER' $3.50,.'OrOD PAT COWS UP T. $4.50 AND 'LOwV-
GCUTTERS FROM"3 2.7. o,,. N. L'",AD OF '00[0 FAT COWSM'ADE A-PRACTCCAL" TOP OF $4.50
AND AR]OUT A LOAD --r OF LOW-CUTTERS IN Tw'-r, LIGHT WEIGHTS WE.,E RE''ORTED* FROM $P.25 TI $2o.0'-. THE-'USUAL
. SCARC TY OF D3ULLS ; )EVLr'T ED ANYTII',-G LIKE A T' -ST -F"P I CES I'IN THfTS DI Vl I ON OF THE
T D'" ;* ... ,:..' :. '^ 'i .. ..... '" \ ". .\ -* ,
TRADE.. ....
SEV.E"AL PU.CHA"SES" ,F STOCK STEE:R YE.AhLINGS WERt MADE FROM $6.90 TO
7.SO, ONE LOAD OF V'-:Y G-rD STOCKERS MOVING 0UT AT THE LATTER PRICE. A LOAD OF
GOD P,-YEAR-OL. FE-:,'ING STEERS DROJGHT $6,75 AND THE PLAINER. GRADES OF STOCK CATTLE,
YEARLINGS AND LIGHT 'EIrHT STEERS, SOLD AROUND 5.50 TO $S.25. ,


"A PEDDLING MARKET DEVELOPED I N. SLAUGHTER CALVES,.,AS RECEIPTS WERE
LACKING, OTHN \VOLUME AN'D QUALITY. STEADY PRICES WE"E INDICATED Y SALES OF
HEAVIES FROM AROUN .00 OWNALSO A FEW VEALERS THAT' SOLD FROM $7.00 TO $7.50.
HEAV IES F~ROM AA.lr)Ui[,]m- .OWN 9 A- S .
OULt2 SORTS OF CALVES 'ERE LISTED Dr, OOWN TO $3.50 AND LESS.
CA ..OG -.--LOC-AL- HOr, T-TADE TODAY -WAS .F-E-ATUrED ". Y- -SHARP ADY.C -Nf'-A.ER AC-
.....'" ;,l.:.C---C ,JNT. ':-' H :iiEDS .U-GHTr-A-' t T .CK HOG'S .EAlcY AT STRONG' PR CES, RUT
-MOST'O. THE T',RUCK ATvD ',A. 'L HOGS' SOLD TO.PACKERS AT PRICES 25 TO -0 CENTS HI GHER, AS
COMPARED WITH YESTER.l7AYIS PACKER MARKET RE-CEI,-PTS, ESTIMATED AT 1,000.HEAD, IN-
CLUDED 13Q HEA.)D DI.,ECT TO- PACKERS, AO-,nUT 500 TRUCK HOGS AN? THREE LOADS OF RAl L HO-V'
'FOlR THE OPEN' MARKET. TH!- DAYS TOP OF, $7.25' WAS,-]AI.D Y ACKERS.FOR TWO LOADS OF
COO.. TO CHOICE 175 T- 21F.-).UND DtJTCHERS AND ONE LOAD OFMEDIUM TO GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT
RAIL HOGS D^-U.GHT .3.85 -oop- TRUCK. HOG S. SOLD Ur u .T 7.7 AND-),MOST O, THE BETTER
RAII_ "H GS il 79.1HT 5,' S.n0. ..MIXE"
GRADES OF 1 70 TO 50,-POUND .TRUCK HOG ,MOVED FROM- $'S.95 rTo $7.1 5,. SORTS OF MIXED
PACKING AND DUTCHER SOWS IN THLE RAIL SECTION "AERE .REFPORTED'"AT; S00. PACKING SOWS
FROM $5.50 TO $60G.:ULED STEADY TO 50 CENTS HIGHER.
SSHEEP: .TODAY Y RECEIPTS OF SHEF'O ND LADMS',' ESTIMATED, AT 1.,P000. HEAD, IN"-
S CLU)DED A RECORD, TRP.JCK; SUPPLY OF A"-3OUT; 2.5,00 HEAD.. THE RAIL SUPPLY ,'1;.
FEATURED DY.A LI-ERAL PROPORTION OF MED..IUM GRADE LAIDS, YEARLINGS AND W-ETHERS G-fODf,
TO CHOICE WETHERS "WER-E SCARCE. -. -:
No'T ,..N D OCL. K ::N'- n. V y.
S' NORTHERN MARKETS GENERALLY 'RULED LOWER AND LOCAL PACKERS WERE VERY
BEARISH. A GOOD SHIDPPER DEMAND EXISTED FOR SPRI NG' LAMR I'S GND MOST OF THE BETTER
GRADES OF THIS CLADS M,,-VECD EARLY AT PRICES STRONG T- 25 CENTS HIGHER. SHIPPERS AND
PACKERS OUGHT"A FE-'1 DEC7'FS F C.)OD SHORN FAT LAM'-S AND YEAR.INCS AT'PRlCS 10 TO
25 CENTS LOWER AND 3C E MEDIUM' TO GOOD FAT WETHERS FULLY 25- CENTS LOWER. OVER HALF
OF THE RE-OI PT3, THESE CON I STING MOSTLY OF MEDIUM G A,'DE SHORN FAT LAM3S AND YEAR-
LINGS, REMAINED IN FIR:T HAND AT |:(OO. P M. ATE 31IES .RULED FULLY 50 CENTS LOWER.
MEDIUM TO EI..D SP"I'N7 LAM:-'S SOLD ,.",STLY FROM . 75 TO $.'25 AND FOUR :DECKS OF GOOD
sHoRN FAT LAM"'S AN":' YEARLINGS MVE-D ON NHI PrE'R ACCOUNT AT'06.65. "*AC,.KER.S PAID UiP' TO
3 .50 FOR '-GOOD SI-Oh-' FAT LAMDS AND Y'EARLI N2S., SORTS OF, 2'-'EA:-OLD AT WETHERS WERE
-.-p-.:-.RTED AT',4.5 ANJD SOME.AGED FAT W"ETHERS MOVED AT 225
V "/OI RP : .. .. ..(SEF THER SIDE)
1 Z r;' !:' o :"/ " ' ( S E E O T H E R S I D E ) ': :* ... . j





H0U8.(bOF iO'j n< UfiLY HOOS' ANDi.
""- ROASTING PIGS XCLUDED)
"L T '. 8 -. _0 N) .G OH Z 0,- 5
^-~~~ r-i CH.:^
MED 'T ,20IQ-220T;. Gn-H 7.157 725".
.220-250 '. GR-OH 7.61- 7.25
HvY 'VT 250--O9 -H 0.8- 7.15
290-350 :,! QD--OH S.40-- 7Q
PKG Sows --G 550
SLAUGHTER IIGS/qo 3L)G-OH - -- .
FR &STKR PIGS (70-10,--) Gn-0 - -
Av C..ST & ',"T.M, ON.(PIGS EXCL) 6.83- 210#..
SLJGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


S:TEERS (60r -9OO$) CHOICE
., GOOD
MEDIUM
-* GOOD
S~rERS ( 100I o0,-) UHO I CE
MEDIUM
STEERnS (1100-I(300^) 'Soc
STEERS (I 300-1 500L) UHICE
HEIFERS (550-850.-' CHOICE
GOOD
SE'r I UM
COMMON
COWS: .: OHQI CE
uOOD
COM-MED
/ ~ 0" r% 0, ,o/CiOt
BULLS(YRLG EXOL) '-!CH rE.F-r
OUT-C-oM-MZM '
VEALERS (MILK-FED; GD-OH
MEDIUM
CALVES " "
.. .. COM-M4ED
MDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEErIS (50Qo48(Y).) Go-CH
Cr.OM-MED
STEERS (800-i050-') CGr-OH
COt -MED
HEIFERS:. COMD

CALVES (STEERS) ..-
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHE5' ANO LNIBS: -
SPRING LAMBS: G -O7CH
MEDIUM
LAMBS: (90 -N) aGT
MED; M
g-OQ' nMED-C
.. CALL ,S-) ..!- COITON
YRLG 'VET. E Ear.
EWES: 9-L CH
(ALL WTS) CULL--OM
NOTE: FORT KVORT'-!, KANSAS CIT
-- .SPRING LAMOS3, EXCEPTED.
3/12/31 MP
2:10 P.M.


7.20-
7: c0
6'75-
6.40-
5.65-
D:.75-
6..9-


7*40 $ 6.50-

7.35 6.70-
7.20 6.40-
7.10 6.20-
6^O 500-
56.00-
6.50-
- 6,50-
237# *3.59-


F:88


4 .00-.0
2 :25
2. 3


6.50: 8.o0

Sr6:

4.50- 6.50
:*?


7.00- 8.25 .-850
5.25- 7.00 .r0.S.50,
* 7.p00-.

.5




3*5 4.5f- 4*t1




.5i:! 2. In 201


0 8 0- 7.25

6.90 7. 0- 7.20
G670 6. 90- 7,20
06. 05 6.85
7.00 70- 7.25
226r 7':08- 2C


f"* ^*\ "17 *
6 00.- 7,i E
4: SO- 66p.
W'nf H*.M
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9 Ul- (U


V AND E. ST.LOUIS fN S HWoiN; CHICAGO ON WOOLED OASIS,

STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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Q ___LE TRADE CrONFINED MOSTLY TO LOWER GRAOE L IGHT STEERS AND HEIFER AND M WED
^-- YEARLINGS MOSTLY STEADY, 3ETI:ITAR.tADEE STEERS, ALiL RtPRESENTATI VE WEIGHTS,
ZLU. ._AND WEAK MO. O.T EARLY SALES 5. "TO $-".'0. WTiTH SEVERAL LOAnS LIGHT HEIFERS
7.0 TO $8.15 MIXED OFFERINGS $8.,5; !iUN INCLUDE SEVERA. LQADS STRIP CTLY GOOD TQ
r"iIME WEIGHTY 3ULLOCKS, THESE CARRYING DI PS FROM $8.50 TO T 9.UU; FAIRLY ACTIVE TRA-:
i- ALL GRADES AN) CLASSES SHE-STOCK; DULLS.FULLY ,TEADY; WEIGHTY SAUSAGE OFFERINGS
"4.35 TO $4.50; VEAL CALF" TRA!E-25 TO 500 HIGHER WITH CHOICE KINDS $9,00 TO F9.50
-::-G PACKERS PAYING $Td00-TO $9.00N MOSTLY; FEEDERS SCARCE STEAnY AT $6.00 TO $7.50;
HALF-FAT QUALITIES ) YEALINa0 GOING( OUT LATE MONDAY AT $8.50.
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLYl T-O SH1'r-r-ERS AND SMALL KILLERS. 10 TO 15 HIGHER THAN
--- MONDAY'S AVERAGE; TOrr ,7.40. 3ULK GOOD AND CHOICE I'0 TO 210T AVERAGES
*7.25 TO $7.35; MOCT ?20 TO 250 $7.0) T $7.20; DULK FINISH-ED 275 TO 340 $6.50 TO
.3o90; PACKING 0SWVS LARGELY 5.75 TO o.00; PIGS SCARCE, FEW 120 TO 1401 AVERAGES
ES.75 TO 7.25. ST ."
SH E EP: MARKET NOT ESTADLI SHED EARLY; FEW EARLY SALES TO OUTSIDERS A3OUT STEADY;
PACKERS DIDDING LOWE-!; ASKING AO'UN.D 10. 00 FOR HOWCE8WOOLED LAMOS, DEST
CLIPPERS DID $.50; SEVERAL LO~_ 5 TO 80i NATIVE SPRINGER $11.00 TO )2.00 TO SMALL '
iKJ LLERS; WOOLED EIVE1 $3.00 TO $.s0. .- .. .
KANSAS CITY MARKET--lI t0 A.M.
RATTLE: SLOW, FEW EARLY SALES YEARLINGS AND LOW PRICED STEERS SELLING UNDER $7.00,
STEADY TOr EASIER; InDING LOWER ON 'MEDIUM WEIGHT ANn HEAVY STEERS; NUMER-
'13 LOADS GOO" TO CHOICE STRONG WEIGHT STEERS OFFERED; SLAUGHTER COWS STEADY TO WEAK;
'ILLS, DEALERS AND CALVES STEADY" STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCA'ICE UNCHANGED CHIOC.
,>ROUND 92 YEARLING STEERS n 8.65, DULK FED STEERS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND $6.5Q TO
7.75; SEVERAL CHOICE LOADS HELD AROUND $0,00 TO $8.75; rULK FAT-C QS $4.50 TO ,5.00;
*. TRONG.WEI GHT MEDIUM ULLS AROUND $4.UU; PRACTICAL. TOP VEALERqS .8.0UU FEW SELECTED
' '.6S. AROUND 'TEADY TO 106 HIGHOZTHAN M4NDA'8 A AGE N..4Q ANPDOfWN ERyh
---- FEW LATER IDS AND SALE AA. AN UP 1 TO 0 TOP $. ON I TO |01
c,''-^ SE ip 0f S. "Q S5;' EEW AROUND 270 T2_32bU 6.L5- o 4.50; MOST SOWS
6.00 TO $p5.6, F.V 35. 5 To t',75; PiGS STEAOY, $'. DO $7.00. '
.HHEEP: SHEE'- AND- FED LAMnS WEAK TO,25 LO',V.Er; SPRING LAMR.S.5..TO 400 DOWN; EARLY
.... SALES ARIZONA SPRING LAMBS $9.50 TO $8Q0|.. NATIVES $10.00 DOWN; SHORN
TEXAS LAM3 80.50 T) $7.50; -SHORN TEXAS WETHERS 3..-0 TO '$3.25; .2-YEAR-OLDS $4.5.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9;50 A.M
OAT'LE: STEER SUPPLY MODERATE. INDICATIONS STEADY WITH EARLY DEALS UNCHANGED; A
--- OFEW LOA' !3 6.30 AND 6.40, THE LOWER PRICE PAID FOR. 1183# TEXAS QRASSPRS
INDICATIONS WEAK TO LOWER ON 04lED YRINGS AND HEIFERS, yi6ALER_2 LOWER AT $8.25;
THE OLA.SES STEADY; COWS $4.U TO .5 LOW-CUTTERS' ',,UTO .; MEDIUM DULLS
"4.50 DOWN. . .. .. ... "
OGS; SLOWI MOSTLY STFADY,-WITH 3EST TIME MONDAY; PIGS STRONG TO 100 HIGHER; 9TOP,
.... 7,."0 ,OIT 22n, D'WN '720 AND ,7-P5;WITH SMALL .LOTS OF PIGr It A TO 50.
AT 7.30 TO 7.40; SOME 260 TO 20-W HOGS .50 AND ,7.00; sOWs LARGELY 5.60 TO $5.7.
-lHEEP: -OPENING SALES SPRING LAMDS TO 3UTCHERS STEADY, FEW $11.50 PACKERS TALKING
SLOWER '-N ALL LAMff3; DULK CLIPPED OFFERINGS MEDIUM TEXAS STUFF; SHEEP STEADm.
FORT NORTHH CHICAGO0 KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUJS
0rC .. , CLOSE.... CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


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UNI TED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AG"I CULTURE
RE-A,! OF AG I01CULTIFRAL ECONOMIC CS
"V"TET NPVS. SEV 10CE
21 7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'WOTH, TEXAS ,TELE.H 'E: 6-2 00.

DILY LI'VESTOCK, ,MARKET REr-07T WEDNESDAY MAY 1.3, 231. .

TODAY' ECTI`MATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS "
(I I :Q0 A.M..CENTRAL TIME) OG
.... .. ,. O G S "
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP r- o'-DOVER DIRECT* THRU,
0-1T WORTH 4,000 500 '800 11 0 ..
'-ANSAS CITY 5,50,0 300 7,0(0 137,000 700
CHICAGO 9,50 3,000 18;,00 fle 5.5000 4,00
NATIONAL STOCKYA-D3 2,500 1,500 11,50 1,500 400 a800
O" AHA 7,500 300 17,900 8,000 "
OKLAHOMA CITY ,20.0 .,2 .200.
l,'oux CIT 3,0 t 10 ,!1 9,500 2,500
T. JOSEPH 1,8(0' 300 4,000 8,500
ST. PAUL 3;000 3,500 11,000 300
I CHITA -800 400 1,800 500 500
DENVER 1,300 100 100 1. I ,000 .
TOTAL I1 MARKETS 39,500 11,200 82,900 -. 60,500 *APPRpnOXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO, 11' MARKETS 44;050 10,950 55,900 8S,300 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS WEEK 134,200 33,400 244,1 00 -215,300 INCLUDED IN THE DAYtS
,AME PERIOD LAST EEK 147,950 34,750 244,000 -226,500 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.

FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND HACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAY,_MAY 2___ 1.93V1
CATTLE CALVES ".HOGS SH EEP
,CTUAL RECEIPTS 2,241 .558 925 11,294
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 92 '232 -- 9,735
ACKER URCHASES 95:3 .440 38 4,491 .

FT .WORTH ACTUAL ,'VE-: ,EZSDAY,WK AGO 2,869 "433 607 ,21,156
FT.'V NORTH ACTUAL,W"EDtJESDAY,YR AGO 1,026 288 881 2,019

-FOT "05T'H LI\ESTOOK ARRET EDKEESDAY- MAY 13, 1 93.
F077LI VEST0 ,0 AR -'V ......

(BAS-D ON "AKET. .CONDITI ONSAND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.,M.).

CATTLE: SLA.-TF R STEEPS MOVED MOS.,TLY AT PSTEEADY T^ SLI GHTLY' LOWER PRICES ON
T"-)AY CS LOCALL TRADE AND OTHER CLASSES OF SLAUGHTER, CATTLE AND CALVE
F. -SIJ' CA TTLG ME ; AND CKLER"
HELD ADOUT STEADY. f,.:OVr:ENT. rr')OVEO RATHER DULL I N STEERS AND YEARLINGS AND PACKER
DEMAN,,D FOR UTCHE CO.WS A'I LW- UTTER` AEAr,,ED NAOW, AS"ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY.
THE OAY:!S'CATTLE supply.," E '--iAT:ED: .' Hl r . Osm KE.. .. .o.,
3UT INCLUDED ADJUT A DOZEt -j.CA'S rF SLAUGHTER ,TELRS AND A FEW L rADS OF SLAUGHT[:ER
YEARLI NGS. "
'ANG...D.H ... C DlN.
"FED TTEErS IN CARLOT.S CHANGED HANFS FOM $.S0 TO,). $7,. 50,. INCLUDING
ONE LOAD OF; GODL LI-GT'.T WET GHTO AT THE LATTER P. I RI.CE, AL S A LOAD O"F GC-OD STRONG G
WEI-'GHTS AT" $7.. S,-VRAL CAS OF GRASSES SOLD AT .., AN D OF FCER! NSG 5OF COMMON
0"'ASSERS WERE RE T'F"TED rOM "4.5 T' -$4 75. ONEr" LOAD OF GO0 MEDIUM WEIGHT YEUAAV-
C ., 71A S S_. in,. IA/. E 37.T.
I...NG;S BROUGHT .... AND .DT ,EOqiTA-LE GRADES OF T' E-SE LITTLE CATTLE MOVED FROM
,-7.5' TO .7.75. T-E PLAINER SORTS .F .UTCHER HEI FEARS WERE PEDDLED AROUND .AND UNDER
.5.0 0 .,. ... .
A GrOOD FAT .CO'.I :WERE REPORTED UP. TO.G.rT ... AND BUTCHER GRADES
SO LD,. MOSTLY AROUND --'^0P.'U- T-,UTEr0Y% TYPES FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND ..3:".0 ,ANI 'SOME L.OW-r-
CUTTERS MOVED FROM/. O.:,.rn TO $2.75, OCCA IONAL TRASHY SORTS UNDER THE FORMER PRICE.
NO 3ULLS OF CONSE".UENCE ..ERE INCLUDED IN THE ?fECEI 1PTD DUT THE D.EfAND FOR THIS' CLASS
OF CATTLE ;CONTINUROS .D.UL.L AND 'NR",O' .. ; N W .. .. " "

T-i:i MARKET F0R .OTO.OK l CATTLE PRESENTED :A ;DULL" APPEA'RANO,, ITN CONTRAST
TO A .AT RLY. ACT IV". TRAQE ON MLr.-^T. DAYS LATELY... COST ..FI GURE.. RULED. STEADY TO' SLI GHT-
LY LOWER, 3UT QUITE A FEW STOCK YEARLINGS REMAINED IN FIRST HANDS THROUGHOUT THE
FORENOON. SOME GCOD ,R3-OCK STF-E'r EAR.LIN.5 .DROUGHT $7,.00AND PLAINE!RGRADES WERE
LISTED FROM AROUND .$,,Ro DOWN. SEVERAL LOADS OF FEEDING STEERS MOVED ,UT AT $G.OO


STEADYY PRI.CE-S rF R SLAUGHTER CALVES Wr-R'E' OUTLINED 3Y SALES OF HEAVIES
FROM AROUND $3.0 7O' ALTHOUGH COD. TO CHOICE HEAVIES WERE.LISTED UP TO $.P7.5 O
00 oFORTY HEAD OF V,=RY"' GQ. VEALE"RS D"'"UGHT 30.25. QULL SORTS OF CALVES ALL
WEI GHTS, HAD TO SELL AROUND AND UNDER $3.50. . ..."
HOGS: LOWER HOG PRICES W-E-r',E, RE7)ORTED AT OTHER r,,ARKETS TODAY AND LOCAL
VAIJES-DR)OPPIED SHARPLY,, 0VER HALF (OF THE TRUCK HOGS 'SOLD EARLY A.
DECLINES OF | 5 TO .. CENTS GUT CLOSING SALES OF .rOT-H RAIL AND TrUCK. HOGP RULED 3
TO 50,' CENTS LO',rVl. RE.:Cr"IPTS, ESTI MATED AT 000 HEAD, INCLUDED ADO-T "475 TRUCK H0Or)
AND THREE LOADS AFP,- A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET* THE DAYS TO.P 0P. "
$7.0" O:/A PAID EA LY FOR SEVERAL LOTS OF TRUCK HOGS AND THEIRR SALES-OF TRUCK HOGS r
WERE, RErORTED AT ,. "5 AND $0.0, THE CLOSE I NG. TOt0, r7 675", WAS PAID FOR. GOD TRUCK
HOS AND FOR THE.TH1REE LOADS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE GO TO '220-PoUND RAIL HOGS. SO;'T
OF 30 TO 3507r--OU,: .UTCiE.RS FROM THE GARLOT SHIPMENTS DROtGHT $. 2b MOST OF T!E
RACKING SOWS SOLD ,,T $5.0, OR STEtADY TO 5. CNTS LOWER.
SHEEF.: AO',T 1I ,1 SHEEP.AND LAMOS WERE RECEIVED FOR"T"DAYIS LOCAL TRADE.
Sr)RAIL SULt.. ES TOTALED 03 DECKS AND INCLUDED MORE GOOD-WETHERS THAN,
WE.RE OFFERED MONDAY. TRADE PROVED FAI 'LY ACTIVE IN ,-OO) SHORN SLAUGHTER OFFERING,'
3UT SHIPPER DEMAND FO' SPr'ING LAM:S A- FEARED NARROW, SPRING L..AMS HAD TO. SELL
50 CENTS OR MORE LWEP AND SHORN FAT LAII4,SS AND YEA LINGS SOLD FULLY STEADY. F,\T
WETHER PRICES RAr. S r.O FfROM STEADY TO 50 ENTS HIGHER, MOST OF THE W.IETHERS STRONG DO
5 CENTS HIGHER. STRICTLY CGT'7 1'ING'LAPLS SOLD U'p TO n7.75 AND OTHER SALES OF
FAT SPRING LAM RE RERTE AT 7.2 5 AND 7 NUMOU DECKS OF MEDIUM TO GC "M
FAT SPI", I N G L ANv! 41 F 71 :. :7, 7 ':-CrT D 7AT AND ' ."7 ,-,, ,u
-HO7RN FAT LAS A PAL-N- AIt G SOLD AT I'31. S 0p.,O AND .35. THE BETTER GRADES COF
2-YEAR-OLD FAT "1.T-.R 1 "r)VED AT $4.5:AND $ r- I AIn AGEf FAT WETHERS SOLD FROM
2 .c5 TO $2.75. 7 r.'A:, FOR.Fr-S:-' REMAIAAINED NARR-W. LATE TUESDAY, SEVERAL DECKS -
OF FLESHY, SHORN FE.'Er LAMPI A!r-D YEARLItNJGS MOVED OUT AT $4.75 AND$53.00.


25/133 (SEE OTHER SIDE)






A",A; -#2.
D-I LY L1VE".-TO'r- .AKET CONDITIONS AND QtJOTATIIONS WEDNESDAY MAY 13 1931.
CH ICAO FMARKET--I I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: FAI RLY ACTI VE M-,ARKET ON LI GHT STEERS AND YEARL I NGS' WEI GHTY STEERS SLOW
.3.....UT, -' T TE..-y 'TADY WITH RECENT DOWNTURN; NOT MANY W.EICHTY STEERS IN RUN BUT
GENEROUS SPRINKLING L.I .HT STEES AND MIXED HEIFE-R- YEARLY NG S HERE, LATTER SELLING
'FrEELY; FAT COWS SLOW UT LOW-C.UTTERS AND UJTTERS -STEADY; SUTCHER HEIFERS TURNING
PF'EE:LY IN SYMPATHY WITH LL HT YARL NG MARK T; PULS \FAK TO G0 LOWER AN A GHT
Vi -_ERS TENDI NG ILOWPR; DEST LI-GHT STEPS EAR LY d,(7b, WEIGHTY OFFERINGS ; S3ULK
O FAT STIER RUN. SLLIG AT 6-. 5 TO STOCK"RS AND FEEDERS VERY GLOW OUT SUP-
hPLY SCARCE AND -I0.CES A0oUT ST1.7ADY AT 7'.. DOWNWA":D, MONGTLY
H".. .. UNEVENLY 10 TO L0., LOWER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; LI GHTER WEIGHTS SHOIVING
f) E. MOST DrIECLNNE; SM!IPPIN ORDERS COM)A 'RAT I VEL Y LIGHT; YULK DELI"TABL'E CU TO
9 AVERAGES '7.00 TO $7.?0 TOP $7. 5; MOST 40 TO P9`, 6 o70 0 $7.00; 300 TO
."4 $.,40 TO S..0; PACKING $OWS SLIGHTLY LOWEI, -ULK .o TO 00, FE ODD LOTS
K,, a.,, .,_,T ,o U FEWN ODD LOTS
I 10 TO 40Q WEI',HTS 3,7 TO 7 :
HEEP: MARKET NOT fSGTALJI SHED EARLY, FEW SALES STEADY WITH TUESDAY.!S CLOSE;
CLI PPE.D AR ,SAD SPRIGER"e PREDOMINAT ING CHOICE 'W.QOL SKINS AiSENT, FE B
*-RADING MEDIUM TO OOD .O TO 9.PI., CLIP ERT $SOO TO U ,AE'HELD CONSIDERA-
.-LY HIGHER-'; NATIVE SPRINGERS MOSTLY 1 I 00 TO iYO ,, FEW OE HI 0; CALIFORNIAS UN30LD:
SHEEP VERY SCAnC.
KANSAS CITY _A ET :1 .'A.M
CATTLE: EARLY TRADE ON FED r-STEERS AND YEARLINGS VERY ELOW, INDICATIONS ADOUT STEAD'
- ,ON LIGHT YEARLINGS AND THE BETTER KINDS OF LIGHT VIEIGHT STEERS PACKERS
.Il: INO LOWER OSM MF,).T .TVERS; IN;ET.WEN GRADES LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS PRE-
*"OMINATING IN R1UN; COWS0 ULLS, VEALESS AND CALVES STEAD STOCKERS AND FEEDERS UN-
CHANGED; FEW LOADS FED- STEERS AND YEARLING$ HELD AROUND ,00 AND SLIGHTLY ADOVe:.
'ULK ELIGIBLE TO SELL OLUND .25 TQ 3750, STRONG WGIGHFT MEDIUM GULLS AROUND Q_. "
TACTICAL TOP VEALERS n .OU, "EW 0 UO0 SCATTERED SALES STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $b 0 ,
fOS'T' MOSTLY 0' TO, E .7E1 THAA TE-AYIS AVERAG-E TOP 6 ON 1 0 TO 2I0;
., DULK I'- 2 TO 2 -- o50 TO .0,_250 TO .0 ,9 TO 06.50; SOWS MOSTLY
5.00 TO ,5.60, I .STEADY, ,50.,TO J7.0.
SH EEP: FED) WOOLEO LAMDS, SPRINGER AND SHEEP STEADY; CLIPr-ED LAMOS SLOW, FBW
SALES ASUT STEADY; TOP S0l00 QN WESTERNS AND NATIVE SPRINGER; DEST
VOOL SKINS 0$8.7, F.- E- IUM SHORN LAMES S .50 TO 3.715; ,ULK CLIPPERS UNSOLD; ODD
LOTS WOOLED EWES DO50'./ARD FROM .3.00 1
NATIONAL STO0K/ARDS (EST.LOUIS) MARKET-1 0:00 A.M
BATTLEE : STEERS SLIW, I NDI CAT ON..S ADOUT STEADY; OTHER CLASSES UNCHANGED; SMALL LOTS
.... MIXER YEA'VL-INCS AND HEIFERS UPWARD TO $3y0, LOAD LOTS 7.35; COWS )4. 50
M.I, X ",--n Y 707)3 ') U P F "A D-.Z A L T
55.9; LOW"V-CUTTE-RS ..,-..C0 TO .,50.; MEDIUM 3ULLS 4, 50 DOWN; -VEALERg 8.i 5
HO'S: MARKET SLG"y0, GE1EGRALY I._ LOWER THAN AVERAGE TUESDAY ;. TOP ,]7 O. 1T0 TH MOST
150 TO 0O" AVE-.AGES "7o00 TO 07. 0; SMALL LOTS 100 T 130,. PIGS )7.15 ANR
7.'-.F; A F P,/ HOGS .\:OUM -. ,90; SOWS FOLLOWING DfECLINEc AT N5.50 TO 565,
LA S ELY .$ T,,
HEHP' MARKET L. F", .''' SDP1ING LAMDS STEADY Tr PACKERS AT 10.C, IEOA(ING STEADY
ON OTHERS; RUN MOSTLY NATI VE SPRINGERS "ITH TtvWO DOUBLE DECKS OF TEXAS
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UNITED STATES DEFART4ENT OF AGRICULTURE
S "R. BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
.... *. MARKET N .VJS SERVICE ...
17 LVESTOK EXCHANGE FORT RTH TAS
01,7 L, VESTO-CK EXCHANGE, FORT woRTN, TEXAS ."


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TMURSDAY- MAY,'I4., 1931.
.1 .. ** * ': *1. ', .... ..
TODAYS ESTIMr4ATED RECEI PTS"OF LI V STOCK AT ELEVEN" !AKETS.
(|I:QO A.MC.ENTRAL TIME) :


CATTL F


CALV ES


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" TELEPHONE:: 6-2,09.


SHOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT- THF-RU-


FORT WORTH 2po200 500 1,100
KANSAS CITY .2,000, -. .400 5,000
0H ICAGQ 6,000 .- 3,000 22,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,000' I" 1,000 .12,500
!OMAHA 3,800 ... 200 10 ;500
OKLAHOMA CITY 750 300 1,006
SIoux CITY'-. 2,000 '.i 200 6,500
ST. JOSEPH : .1,300 200 3,500
ST. PAUL 2,100 : i900 7,50
'V.l CHITA 700 .." 200 : l8Q00
DENVER 00,": :": '1.00 .2i600
TOTAL I | MARKETS 23,750- 8,000 74,00
0..E "VEEK AGO,. 11 "ARKETS 25;300' 7,600 .74,300
To DATE THIS W"VEEK 15795" :41,400 8.0
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 173,250' *.42350 318 300,
S **TODAYIS ESTIMATED SHEEPORELCElPTS INCLUDE 2,00o
SHEEP ON THRU BILLING AT.KANSAS OCTYs.


piOno
1 2,000*
I,000*
10,000
2, S00
9 000
900
2, 00
6,000
500
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75,500 D
71800 i
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630
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APROXtMATE NUK1BER OF
DIRECT AND. THRU.HOGS.
INCLUDED IN THE-DAYfS
STI.MATED RECEI P'TS.


FORT WORTH RECEi P+S SH I PMENTS*" AN6 .PACKER FURCASES :'.DNES AY,_ MA__.L,3_,


"ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
. PACKER r-URCHASES


FT'.WORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAYWK AGO
FTWORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,YR AGO,


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S 4,091
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* .640.


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I,3o70
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:1.3,397
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FORT 'VORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -TTHURSSiv, XV, 14, 1931.
.( ONED M MARKET CPNP'tITIONS AND. SALES .RErORTED UP TO 1:00 F.M.)

CATTLE: .A QUIET BUT QUOTABLY STEADY MARKET IE.VELoPED IN MOST CLASSES o0F
GSLAU HTER CATTLE'AND- C7\LVES HERE TODAY. ALTHOUGH "OCCASIONAL SALES
rF '9EEF AND BUTCHER CWtS MEASURED FULL RECENT DECLrNES IN"SUCH CATTLE AND THE .
HACKER DEMAND Fr" SH'RTOCK AP'EAED VERY NARROW. ,LAUGHtEi PTE-FS. tQK YEAjULINO_
AND0 Ml XED BUTTCH E" .-LASf."r-' ..S- nP- MI 4ATEp, iM. TH :,--.NM:f1t .I -E I P s."' ,lt:R ATEP" MA-T 2E2P0
CATTLE* OFFERING? OF DESIr.ABLE... SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS WERE LIMITED TO TWO OR THREE
C A R ,L O T S ..
i' T OF THE SLAUGHTiER STEERS WERE MEDI'V. GRADES THAT SOLD FROM
T5,.5 TO $6.00, INCLUDING A 4-CA, 'SHI PMtENT AT THE FOnRMER PRICE. PACKERS BOUGHT
VERY FEW SLAUGHTER f"7STEERS % DUlRING'."'-THE FORENOON AND BULK OF THE SUPPLY MADE A CLEAR-
ANCE- ON ORDER ACCOUNT. SEVERAL ,.AS THAT MOVED I N' THE $5.00. RANGE WERE DESCRIBED
AS tTWO-WAYt CATTLE, SUITADLE- ';EITHER:. FOR LAUGHTER OR MOVEMENT ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT.
ONE LOAD OF STRNC EIGHT GQ*AS;S-FA7, SLAUGHTEqR STEERS BROUGHT $5.30 AND ABOUT THRtE
LOADS SOLD.,AT .5.7 .AND $.'00. .
THIE BET FAT" Y LEALI f.GS SHovWN WERE 1-4EAVY WEI GHTS.,.,THAT MOVED AT $7F50
AND $7.75. MOST HF THESE CA.T.tL t We E L0G3" YEARL.ANG IAN.r I FLU7ED 'SOME 2--YEA,-OLDS.S
SORTS OF SLAUGHTER YEARAI NOS f4 N" PLAINER GRADES" RANGED .D0,"',fNW.AR, FROM A-nOUND $SOO
INCLUDING BUTCH':r HEI FES AROUND. AND UNDPER 5 .Q. A. VERY FE.W FAT. CO. ',,ER. RE-
PORTED FRQMM $4.00 T- c-', .5 AN.7 .3U"I,. .*, THE ,3UTCHE .GA'bESCHANGED HANDS AROUND
5 TO .50 OUTTFY:-',\ TYPES "IE_ E PEO-rrTE2 USUALLY AROUND $3.00 AND LOW-CUTTERS
SOLD FROM P2.50' TO ),7.:i, WE!GFTS' UP TO THET LATTER .i N.C'., BULL TRADE WAS
VEY POOrLY TE'2_-'TETf
A bULLNESS IAS THE tUT3TANPING FEATURE IN THE MARKET FOR STOCK CATTLE
ANrD MOST BI r S ,AN.-" )3ALES RULED EAK TO LOWER. SOME OESI ADLE STOCK STEER. YEARLINGS
MOVED ,OUT AT,'S AND NUMEROUS FFERINGS OF STOCK YEARLINGS IN LESS ATTRACTIVE
GRADES FA4 LEED. TO SELL DURING MORNING ROUNDIS.3
,,- : . . '. *
....SCA-'RCJTY nF GOO. HEAVY FAT CALVES PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF VALUES
O A3OVE THE $S.00 LEVEL, ALTHOUGH EST HEAVIES"WERE 'NOMINALLY LISTED UP TO $6.75 OR
$7.00. SALES OF I!EI--HTY SLAUGHT..ER.. CALVES 'E-EE"E MADE FROM $5.75 DOWN. INCLUtING CULl.
SORTS AT. $3.50 AN" LESS. A FEW. GOOD VEALERS SOLD AT $7.50 AND. $200.
HOGS: LOCAL HOG TRADE T.O"AY PROVED :.VERY UNEVEN WITH RAIL HOGS SELLING
-STEA'hY. TO 5 CENTS HIGHER AND TRUCK HO.GS 25 CENTS HIGHER, AS COM-
PARE-D WITH 'YESTERDAYS AVERAGE TRUCK HOG MARKET. RECEIfPTS, ESTIMATED' AT I11 00
HEADS INCLUDED 39)"0 HEAD nIR'ECT TO" PACKERS, ABOUT 40X ,T,.RUCK HOGS AND SIX LOADS OF
RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN ,"ARKET." TWO,..LODS'"OF GOOD" TTO 'CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT BUTCH.,Sc
SOLD AT $6 80",THE DAY1- T.bP, AND TWO'.,LOADS OF MEDIUM AN!D HEAVY WEIGHT BUTCHER
A UTS L '... OF LOWF-I 'A
SOWS MOVED AT 6. ,IitH NUTS AT, $5..75.',. :A'LOAD. OF, LOWER GRADE fAI L HOGS REMAINED
UNSOLD AT. ALATE'1') r-,, SMALL KILLERS PA'I D" UP' TO $6 75 FOR SEVERAL'.: LOTS OiF.: TRUCK.
H(G3 AND'0-1ULK o17. -OF'THrE SETTER. GRADES. OF: 1 70' TO' 2,40- P --UND TRUCK HO0I S MOVED FROM $6.65
TO....S : PAC-KING r.OWS SOLD .MOSTLY AT $5 .50, OR STEADY.
SHEE : L"OWE.R SH-'EP AND LAMO4 PRIC-ES WERE REPOnRTED AT. OTHER* MARKETS TODAAY-
: ANr- A TRADING BASIS WAS' ESTABLISHED EARLy ON'THE LOCAL MARKET WI TH
PRJ CES FOR ALL' CLAS-rES, A-;ROUND 25 CENTS LOWER, OCCASIONAL SALES OF CHOICE SPRING
LAM3S,,HOWEVER", APPEARED STRONG. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 12,00n HEAD, INCLUDED 74r
DECKS OFFERED IN THI- RAIL SECTION. MEDIUM GRADE. AND HALF-FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND
WETHERS PREDOMINATED I N THE RUN. MO.. T OF THE FAT SPRING LAMSD SOLD AT $7.25 AND
$,7.50 AND ONE OR T".O SH-IPM4ENTS SOLh UP TO $8.T5, OR 25 CENTS HIGHER THAN PRI CES-
PAID 'FOR S..IMILAR GRADES LATE YE-STERD"AY. LIMITED SUtPLI ES, OF SHORN FAT LAMBS AND
YEARLINGS SOLO AT .O AND .5 AN FU"R DECKS nF SORTED FAT LAMBS AIND YEARLINGS
MOVED AT 6 .35,, HALEF-FAT LAMDS AND YEARLINGS WERE RE"OrRTE A-RUND $5.50 AND- r
AND FLESHY FEEDER LAV.:3S M!'FED OUT AT $5.00. SEVERAL. DECKS OF FEEDER LAMBS REMAINED
UNSOLD, LATE. TWO-YEA:,-OLD FAT W-THER.S SOLD MOSTLY AT $4.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS
AT $2.25. "

5/1 4/31 RF -' "
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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVE'.TOCK ,.MArVET ONDIITIONS AND QUOTATIONS- THURSDAY MAY f4, 1931J .
0 HICAGO MARKET--1 0:.50 A..M.
CATTLE; FAIRLY' ACTIVE TRADE ON MOST KILLING CLASSES,. ESPECIALLY YEARLINGS AND
"-- .LIGHT STEERS; EVEN WEIGHT STEERS GETTING BETTER-OUTLET THAN EARLIER IN
' ."K AT STRONG TO H-IC!-iER ,PRi.CES THAN WEEKS LOW TIME, SHIPPERS SHOWING.MORE INTEREST
NO STRICTLY CHOICE ST.ER OR YEALINGS HERE, BULK SELLING ..AT $7.00 TO $8300; PROS-
.-.CTIVE TOP ON WELL-FINISHED WEIGHTY STEERS AROUND $.8.85, BEST EARLY ON YEARLINGS
:' ~ ~ i:, I5 T I8 B I '~ D A.;Z ..FE.YEA LINKGSI S!ZEA--
.' ,THI S BEINGPAID FOR LONG YARLING STEERS AS WELL AS HEIER YEARLINGS; SIZEA-
7LE OR- LI GHT HEI FERS $7.25N TO $8.2.5; NO. CHANGE'-IN .COWS OR VEALERS BULLS BARELY
STEADY WITH PRACTICALTOP -$4.40 AND 'BULK WITH WEI GHT $4.25 TO '$4.35; CHOICE VEALERS
UP TO $9.25;' REPLACEMENT CATTLE VERY" SLOW.. "
OGSE "'OENED SLOW,N LATER TRADING MORE ACTIVE UNEVENv I BETWEEN WEIGHTS 5 TO I0'
------.. LOWER; WE1- GHTY KINDS AND PIGS STEADY' TOP $72.' .AID "FOR SELECTED 14 0 TO
1SO#, AVERAGES: 3UL.K GOOD AND CHOICE 150' TO 220 WEIGHTS $*00 TO '0T,7.15; CHOICr 19
,7.,0 MOST, 20 TO 250. -6.80 TO 5; WEIG-HTY HOGS SCARCEL, FEW 070 TO.325 $6.50
TO S.8.0; PACKING SOWS SLOW AROUND STEADY. BULK- BETTER KJ.INDS 5.,65 TO $6.00; PIGS'
SCARCE, BETTER KINDS 10 TO I5'HIGHER, FEW STRONG WEIGHTS $67.7 TO $7.,25.
SHEEP: MARKET SLOW,W/ WEAK WITH LO'VER TENDEN NCY; 'VERY LITTLE DONE; FEW CLIPPED
.... -LAMBS $$00 TO ,8.50, EARLYTOP $8.75, PA, BY .CITY UTCHERS, CHOICE WOOL
SKINSHELD AROUND $75 ESI RABLE NATIVE 0PRINGERS $1 1.O00 ,tO I2. 0 PLAIN LIGHT
WEIGHT KINDS UNEVENLY L6WE,,A-0$ 8. OQT 0 00; .ALI FORNI'1AS BID $10.50 WITH MODER-
ATE SOrRT; FEW V I'VQOLED EWES-. o TO $3. 5 "
-;, ,KANSAS- CITY MARKET-'I 1 :00 A.M, '
?ATTLE-: MOST KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE FAI RLY ACTIVE S.TEADY; SLOW ON WEIGHTY
STEERS; KlLLING QUALITY MOSTLY MEDIUM TO GOOD; VEALE-S ANDCALES FULLY
TEADY; STOC.KERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, UNCHANGED; Tr r"YEARLING STEERS $,0UU. CHOICE
YEARLING HEIFERS UP TO 67.75; .SEVERAL LOADS MEDIUM. TO GOOD FED STEERS 40. bO TO
7T. P5, MnSTLY LI HTER WEIGHTS, COMMON wSOTH TEXAS GRASERS 5.50, SOME HELD UPVW.ARD
ODD LOT FAT COWS 0 O MEDLU, BULLS OF STRONG WEIGHT UP TO
0,- DD, L:OTr, FAT COWS- 84,J 0,.; -) OF. 0"N
4uu0'AN6 ABOVE; BULK V.EALERS OR.8U DOWN, toP S00, -
HOGS: .ACTI V, -CL AND DOWN STEADY TO ,WEAK, MOSTLY: STEApY; 4H-EAVIER EIGHTS
STEADY TO t HIGHER THAN YESTERDAY AVERAGE PRACTIA TO P $7 J ON 160
Tr- P|0#, EEW p2.75; BULK J40 TO 250# $6.S To 36..70. ? 56'TO 37(# $6.00 TO $6.5Q;
SOWS STEADY, $.D TO ,.AO; .PIGS STEADY $6.50 TO r700 N,
HEEP: LAMBS NO SPRING LAMBS AROUND 50' LOER SHEEP 25 OFF; A I ,ONA SPRING
LAMBS ft.u TKO .37O0; BEST NATIVES 95.5.0; TOP WOOLED LAMBS $8.35, OTHERS
DO,'NWARD FROM 28.03; SHO RN TEXAS LAMBS $6,75 DOWN; 2-YEAR-OLD SHORN TEXAS WETHERS
, #4*-.50, WETHERS O2.75. . T . . T

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS jE.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I0:00 A..M,
ATTLE: STEERS I.n LIGHT SUPPLY; SMALL LOTS STEADY. NO EARLY SALS OF LOAD LOTS;
OTHER CLASSES STEADY WITH BEEF, COWS STEADY TO '5 OWER THAN MONDAY; TOP
:'00: HE FERS. $8.1) OTHER FAT KINDS 'DOWNWARD TO $7.00; COWSA4.50 THO $M5NA.2. LOP-
GITTERS $3.00 TO 5.50; TOP MEDIUM. BULLS $4. 50; VEALES $8.25. ..
,OGS: OPENEDD SL.OW, LATER TRADE MORE ACTiVE, PRICES 5 TO I0" UNDER .AVERAGE '
""*"""- WEDNESDAY, OR STEADY WITH :CLOSE. FEW SMALL LOTS LIGHT HOGS $7.05; BULK
X DOWN <.90 700,'LAGELY 700; L40 TO 270k $6.75 TO $6.85; SOWS. LARGELY -
D^ -'TrO $5 65M (_ -Nl.




,'.'P: ?LOW, A FE PI.NGERS AT _|0.75 TO BUTCHERS LOOKING STEADY PACKERS TALK-7
-:" TG LOWERR !N ALL LAMBS; R,,CEIPTS LARGELY CLtPPED -IEXAS L LAMBS..
:n C E EFFORT NORTH CHICAGO K O ANSAS .CITYE. 'THAN ST.LONJIS S
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE .... O.LOSE


HOS S:'SOFT O.R 0. L'Y HOGS ANDH.
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LT LT CO-10 -OH $ 6.25-
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AV COST & WT. 'VED.(PIS EXCL) 6.31-
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRI CULTURE ....
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS '
*,,'WXARKET NEWS SERVICE ..

?1 7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS' TELEPHONE' 6-2209

DAILY LIV'ErTOCK MARKET REPORT.- FRIDAY MN.Y 15, 193I
TODAYtS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF. LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS .
'*. ; ~(11:00 A.A.OCENTRAL TIME)
1000 40 C
HOGS'
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT* THRD*'
-0RT 'TORTH 1,i800 -300 1,I000 7,500 662
X CHICAGO 2,00 ,000 1000 15000 13,000 '8,000. 6,000 d
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 800 700 9;i500 2,000 700 QO
&AHA I500 100-. 10I00Q 3,500 .
OKL4AHOMA CITY 600 200 I 00 150
SIAHOMUX CITY ".;9500
Sioux CITY ., 1,000 100. 6,500 ,500 .
ST. JOSEPH 6. 00 100 3,000 4,000 -
ST. PAUL 3,000 2,500 8,500 700 S o o
'VI CHITA T .700 .200 2,100 .300 800
DE NVER : .350 .100 500 2,000 .
ToTAL 11 MARKETS 13,050 5;500 60,0' 3650 APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF'
ONE WEEK AGO,5 MARKETS !2,000 51-7. 73,900 68,200 DjRECT AND THRO HOGS- '
To DATE .THIS WEEK 171-,000 4C,900 378,200 31. ,450 INCLUDED IN THE DAYDE
,AME PERIOD LAST"'f-EEK 185,250 47,525 392,2Q0,0 370,200 EGTIMAT-ED RECEIPTS.

FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACkER PUR!CHASEs, THURSDA'_Y MAY.L4 [4 1 9301
.. CATTLE' CALV ES HOGS S.HEESP

ACTUAL RECEIPTS -2,377 791 1 ,162 12,81:I'1
TOTAL ,SHIPMENTS .., UNTEPORRTED- .
PACKER PURCHASES S40 7I:6 908 7,655

FT*.WORTH ACTUALFRI DAYI.IK AGO 1,075- I- 828 18,27 .
FT.WORTH ACTUALFRIDAY,YR AGO 556- 538 881 7 8.
... ' '. ; l .
,.'

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY 4AY 15, 31. .
(BAI3ED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPO RTED UP:. TO I:PO P.M.

CATTLE: SCATTERED SALES OF CATTLE HERE TbAY DENOTED STEADY VALUES IN PRAQ,'
TICALLY ALL DIVISIONS OF "'tHE MARKET BU'T RECEIPTS WE,0E OF SHORT
VOLUME AND-THE TR-ADE AS A WHOLE WAS POORLY TESTED. PACKER DEMAND APPEARED QUIET
AND SOME OF' THJZ SLAU ,HTED ST ERS MOVED ON OF.DEr ACC' UNTT ST'EERS F-EDOMI NATED I-N THE
DAY t SUPPLY., P-STED.D AT- ONLY' ,.80 CATTLE. "' '-":' '"
O'3DE" BUYERS PURCHASED ABOUTT FOUR'* LOADS' OF GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS, AT
D"5.5 AND D5,75' A 4-CAr SHIPMENT ,F MEXI CAN-TYPE -)TEItS SOLD FOR t-OCAL 91AUGHT'E'
..W 0..,A 30,V ,,0WEl E
AT $4.40 AND" THE BR--TTrPR GRADES OF F,A'T STE.ErS, LISTED U TO $7.00 AD .ABOVE',. WERE,
LACKING. .. .
... :DESIRABLE CATTLE 'VE-E. ALSO- VE,RY :CA-.CE'I N OTH-ER, SECTIONS OF TE E
MARKET AND N-0 FAT YEA/\LINGS, GOOD ENOUGH 'TO ,B RI MG o.7 50 OR ABOVE., WERE RECEIVED .
SOME HEAVY .HEI FER YEARLINGS WERE. REPORTED .AT .SG,0.-.AND SORTS ,F'..BU'CNEP H IFERS.j.N
PLAIfJErl GRADES '?RE' PEDDLED AROUND AND UNDER $5.00. A 3-CAP R HIPMENT OF' STRONG "
CUTTER AND COMMON BUTCHER COWS MOVED AT $3.10 AND LOW-CUTTER SORTS CHANGED HANDS
FROM $2.40 TO $.75, NOMINAL VALUES PREVAILED tN BULLS. ;. ,
T,.T/o on THREE ORDERS "/ERE FILLED FOR. ST.CK YEARLI NGS AND PURCHASES'
INCLUDED-STOCK STEER YEARLINGS AND TWOS AT $S,35,"ALSOS:IMILA -GRADE STRAIGHT ...
YEAR.RLI NGS "AT $ .5 Z "
.HARDLY ENO-UGH SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE RECEIVED TO PERMIT A FAIR TEST"
OF VALUES, BUT STEADY PRICES WERE PAID FOR THE LIGHT SUPPLIES. SOME GOOD HEAVY
FAT CALVES BROUGHT $3.00 TO 53,50 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM
AROUND $5.50, INCLUDING- CULL SORTS AT $3.50 ANDD LESS,. "" . "


HOGS: ONE THOUSAND HOGS, WERE ESTIMATED FO'R' TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE. C 'IRNNa
'---"". ARRIVALS INCLUDED 362 HEAD' DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 160 TRUCK HOGS
AND ONE' LOAD OF RAIL. HOGS 'FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE RAIL HOGS WERE MOSTLY MEDIUM
CRA-DE: LIGHT WEIGHTS ... ,
PlRICES RULED STEADY Tn WEAK, QUALITY CnNSIDERED. SMALL KILLERS PAID
UP TO $6.75 FOR. A FEW .GOOD TRUCK HOGS AND BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF' 170 :TO
1240--POUND TRUCK HOGSMO.VED FROM $6.60 TO $6,70, THE LOAD OF LIGHT WEI GHT' RAIL HOGS
BlOUGHT $6.50. A FEW PACKING SOWS AT $5.,0 WERE STEADY. SOME GOOD FAT PIGS WERE
REPORTED UP TO $3.75.

SHEEP: OVER 7 ,500 HEAD OF SHTEP AND LAMBS WERE OFFERED ON THE LOCAL MARKET
--- "* TODAY. PACKERS WERE OUT EARLY AND GOOD SHOR.N FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS
AND TWO-YEAR-OLD WETHERS .MOVED AT PRICES STEADY TO. 25.CENTS HIGHER. SPRING LAMBS
AND AGED'FAT WETHE.,S REMAINED UNCHANGED. DEMAND FORFEEDERS AND UNFINISHED OFFER-
INGS APPEARED Vf-:RY NA'.ROW AND THESE KINDS REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE HOUR4 GO0rD
SPRING LAMBSSOLD UP TO 07.75 AND OTHER FAT SPRING LAMBS MOVED FROM $7.00 TO.,7,,50.
,-HO,-N FAT LAMBG AND Yl-AR.INGS SOLD FROM $.00 TO $6.35, WITH MOST SALES AT ,o5
AND .Ao35. 'MEDI-UM TO GOOD TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $4.25 AND L4.50 AND A
FEW SORTS QF AGED FA' WETHERS BROUGHT $2.25





5/15/31 R, P _
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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MAY 15, .1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-1.0:Q50 A.M.
CATTLE: BULK OF RUN COMPRISES LIGHT HEIFER YEARLINGS SELLING MOSTLY AT $7.25 TO
~-" 8,00, FULLY STEADY WITH WEEKS ADVANCE ON TH6SE LITTLE CATTLE; NO, CHOICE
FED STEERS OR LONG YEARLINGS HERE, BULK TURNING AT $ 7.0 DOWNWARD, LIGHT KINDS CON-
TINUING TO GET MUCH BETTER ACTION THAN COMPARABLE GRADE HEAVIES; LIGHT BUTCHER HEIF'
FRS AND LIGHT COWS MOVING BUT WEIGHTY KINDS AND LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS WEAK; BULLS
WF:AK TO 100 LOWER; VEALERS FULLY STEADY; DEMAND FOR AND SUPPLY OF STOCK CATTLE TOO
NARROW TO MAKE A MARKET.
HOGS: EARLY TRADING-ON LIGHTER'WEIGHTS-FAIR.^LY ACTIVE, UNEVENLY 10 TO.200 HIGHER
... THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; FEW LOADS WEIGHTIER KINDS STRONG TO 10O. HIGH ER
d,,,5 TO *'7U05 SBULK 21U TO 3U00 o. (70 T$O" b. 0; FEW'3*30..tO 4U00 ,,5b 8O .5O .
EULK BETTER GRADE PACKING SOWS $5.65 TO $5.00;. MOST STRONG WEI GHT., P I .G'S 6. 85 TO
T7. 15; PART OF EARLY ADVANCE LOST ON LIGHTER WEIGHTS. . .: .. '. .
SHEEP: STRONG, SPOTS UNEVENLY HIGHER THAN TH-UrSDAY.S LQW ,XLME; OPEN MAT"KET SUPPLY
.... LIMITED; GOOD 'AND CHOICE WQOLED, LAMBS $3 OU TO L'? 0 TOTO- PACKtERS, .SQME HELD
HIGHER; BULK DESIRABLE CLIPPERS $8.00 To $8.50; 'NATIVE SPR I NGERS' MOSTLY .1 00 AND
2I 2AND $I1 .01K 2 LOADS CALIFORNIAS UNSOLD; SHEER VERY SCARCE; ODD HEAP SHORN '
EWES So2,0 TO 3.00.
KANSAS C01 TY MARKET-- I:00 A.M.
CATTLE;: GENERALLY STEADY; HARDLY ENOUGH KILLING ,CATTLE OFFERED TO TEST MARKE.CON,
DI'TIONS, QUALITY PLAIN; VEALERS AND- CALVES SLOW, WEAK; MOST VEALErS y,3.000.
DOWN. STOCKERS AlD FEEDERS SCARCE, UNCHANGED; 2 LOADS COMMON SOUTH. TEXAS STEERS
5.%B AND $5.50, SOME HELD HIGHER .' '
HOGS: STEADY T- |5 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY AVERAGE TOP ON 70 TO 21
MO0G: STE10TADY. A 5AVR~ TOP )ON 10: TO'210 "
SMOST 170 To 250 .60 TO.; 260 TO 325 T6,,20 TO p6.50; LIGHT LIGHTS
CA"rCE, FEW 150 TO 16 AT 6,00: AROUND 0 TO 1 5 LOWER; SOWS STEADY, $5.00 TO
,5.50; PIGS QUOTABLY STEADY, G50 TO -7.00. .
THEEP: NATIVE SPRING L,-MBS STEADY; .EXAS SHEEP. AROUND 25 Hi IGHER; ASKING HIGHER
FOR LArMBS; TOP NATIVE SPRING LAMBS $9.50; 2-YEAR-OLD TEXAS WETHEnS y4.85.

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) M4AR ,CATTLE: HALF OF RECEIPTS ON THRU' BILLING; VEALERS STEADY AT $8.25; OTHER CLASSES
ON A CATCH-AS-CATCH-CAN BASIS' NOT ENOUGH DEALS WORTH RECORDING,'
HOGqS: MARKET UNEVEN, OPENING SALES 15 TQ'25 HIGHER Wl LATER TRADE MOSTLY ',
-' ABOVE TH-tRDAY'S AVERAGE- TOP $7,25, A FEW PIGS ,7.35 WEIGHTs 150 TO
SPI : 7.5 TO A7.5; 2"_0' TO P270RN ,Lt.00 TO $7.10; SoWS LARGELY 3.60 TO $5.75.
SH__Pp INITIAL DALS O SPRING LAMBS STEADY AT $'1000 TO 0o25; OPENING.BIDS
AROUND STEADY ON CLIPPERS; SHEEP UNCHANGED .
FOIT W01TH OH I CAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST. LOUIS
C E ... "Sr CLOSE. LOSE CLOSE


HOGS SOFT OR OlLY HOGS AND
-- ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED
T T,:LT 4&(IS 4-1 O:s- GDQ-H ,$'
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MED WT 2 ,-00- CHl~~ o
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H v"Y- i 2 5050- .2 GD--CH
PKG SOWS 275-.500J MED-CH
SLAUGHTER IGS (1004LQ:) GQH
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Av. COST & WT. THURS(PIGS EXOL)
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, rALVES AND VE,


STEERS (600-9075 ) CHO CE
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CALVES (250-50r ) GD-CH
O COM-MED
FDR -& STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
,STEERaS (^x50 ,- D-O H
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COnk-MED
STEERsE(8-00-I05G[) D- CH
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SPRING LAMBS: G ED-OH C
S.I MED I UM
C0OtMMON
LAMBS: (904 ON) .GD-CR
MEDIUM
09 :O'l MIED-CH
(A LLWT) CONVION
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EWES: (90- (" :) ,ED-CRH
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NOTE: SPRING LANMD3S-"EXOE.PTED, FORT WORTHT, KANSAS CITY AND E. ST.LOUIS ON
-- SHORN; CHICAGO ON WOOLED BASIS.


5/15/31 RP
1 :50 P.M.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AR I CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NVS SE" \/V1CE


^l? LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT I W02OTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK 'A7hET REPORT SATURDAY MAY 16, 1S31_
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTSS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
StAr \ f- t --rn-,A I T Ki*r ..I .


t-nRT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
n^ I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
0"1AH A
O.LAHOMA CITY
So10UX CITY" -
ST. JOSEPH" .
ST.. PAUL ,
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CATTLE

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t;. CIN. I r CALVES HOGS SHEEP
50 "000 '700

25 ~ 600 3,000..5

1|5 3 *' 7rO
25 2 ,000r) 5,05.00.
200 000 900.
100 .800 100


*..- HO'GS
HOLDOVER DI RECT"THRUIJ
'606

4,000 5, 4
100 400


400


ON VE. 2 .35 2. ". ._50 I,. -
TOTAL II MARKETS 2 2450.' 050 22, ,9 *ApnoxMATE NUMBER :
ONE WEEK AGO., M MIKAETTS -- 3,450 1,005 21,500 c25,95 t OECT AND. THRU HOGS,
TOTAL THIS WEEK ."4,. l354E0 47,750 4 ,00 328,3Z5 INCLUDED'I.N THE DAYS
TOTAL LAST'WEEK 18,700 48,530 413,700 396,:1 0". ESTIMATED,.RECEIPTS.
FOrT WORTH rcrI- PTS, SHIPMEtNTS AND PACKER PURCHASE, FrtAY MAV 15, 1931,
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
.. . ...... .... .... .. .. .. . 8 -,9 -2 4 .8 -7 7 ,
ACTUAL RECEIPTS ... 1694 : U3N 8 T 924 877
IOTAL SHIPMENTS UN2'Cr...O-0TE'D .2
-'ACKE7 PU9CHASES : 296 ,830. 7;,926
FT.'WVORTH TOTAL THIS "IE K 16,000 3i900 60 QO 70i,200
FT.'VOnTH TOTAL LAST W"EEK 12,558 3,15' 4,708 82,229
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WK'LAST Yn. '. 8,073' 28',45' 6,354 11,182-


LI VESTOCK <.4ARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTAT I ONS SATUrDAY MAY 16, 1931.
r rOT E .ur )
(BASED ON MArAKET CONDITIONS AND SALES RPODTED UP, TO 11:00 A.M.)
"-cFORT .WORTH CHICAGa KANSAS..QI TY E. ,ST.LOUtS
.. C... .'LOSE : CLOSE ,.: CLOSE;-. CLOSE
n a: -- r- o% .. .e%'.. ,, ,,,,. .. -A .... '


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'INrG PI.GS O XCLIDED) .
S1 40-1:30.- G D-OH $ '..5
1 0 .O.. ..-" GD-CH ,. .-,-
120- 0 -c -CH .... -
(200-22C^ A CGD-OH .H 70-
220-50;-' .D-CH .C; '.6,, SO-
-250--290.- .5-CH. C* ..40-
2 wp0 7- 5 ".. '4 10
.-2 Gs !06 :-3 5 0( GD,-0H -' ,6 _5
:275-01t D ,r: e ,c 5
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75*- .. 1 o: 1 *7 7' '.Q- 6.7 -0 G. 95-6.705
6.75* 6.,0- *.90 .6'.25- 6.,60 6.60- 3.05
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.5.50 ,0
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.....~ -0ORT W`OTH S MTY..
CATTLE" Tor)AY"S1 TPaAD-E NOfrOIN-AL., F6R WEEK:.SLAUGH.TER ST,,EES MOSTLY 25 LOWER;
"-- "SLAU0H'tEYEA;"L"INGS STEADY TO 256 L4OWE:R,. DUTCHE. ANO;CEEF CoWS 25 TO
50t LOWER, CUTTEIS A,'N LOW-CUTTEftSm' ,'15 5 TO- 56 LOW"; 'i3ULL:S 25:0 *O.MOE Lt)WER; DETTEr
"RADES SLAUHTER' CALVE,' IN..QLUDING, VEAL'ES AOU7T1, STEADY, IN-ETWEEN G.ADES. A D.O_.N-.,
iLOQWFD, STOCK ST -DS AND" YEADLI NG$ ?5 TO 50 *LOtER. ':i-EtKC S STOPS : FED STEERS- 0,
SFAT YEARDlINGS ,80.00,T'A.T-CAL.;.tOP FAT CW ,r.Q,.W.CHZ.C .-VEAL.E, S UP: TO... $00,
PnACTICAL TOP HEAVY FAT- CALVES. E .'50' PEW *UP TO' ..0O,-"S'TO:CK..STEE.YARLINS_^.).
LPVULK PRICES: G4AS-) SLAUGHTEr ST"E'rxs:A5600: TO.,55i .FV j LOADS FE, ST.ERS; .0.o'50* TO S
D,7 -s DfETTER GiAD"-S'"A/FAT'YEA-'LI NIG .f4%0 TOu ; UTCHER COWS -3.25 TO o,.50,U LOW-
CUTTEDS '2,50 TO 1.. ',,HFAVY'- F.T `CALVES A'.7UNfl t:$ ,.00. DOWN ,:ETTt, GRADA.ES. STOQK: .
Y'E A RL I NG S" $ 5'. 50 T.9 g7 ., o '. :. '.' '- .: : "'* .; ^ :,;: .'. .: ,.'" ** :; '.. :.* ; !,."' .:. .t. .,".- "- .: "" ; ,* .' .- .
t EVI EW_ COMI5NT' .. PrI-CES .FOr MOS:T .XCLAS.SE TO%. CTTLE" .U.NG THE WEEK
HAVE DEEN TENDI N G.-LO{-R" 0', W.I "TH .-UTCHER AND DEEF CSW8:'. GEADING...THE. PUNT. OF, THE DE..
I',LINE, |N SOMECACEC3:9 THE "'ETT.E" .GDADES'OF FAT. YVEA-.L NGS-.HAVE HrLD-A.DOU.T STEADY.
'OTH-E-S -SHOW LOSS OF A:.UT .256 AN.D MUCH .THE SAME- DECLINE HA-oq .OCQUriED IN SLAUGHTER
STEE.R So BUT.CHE- AN.r FEEEF.: COWS THAT COME..INTO.;.Q: Mr)ETITITON. \.I.TH LOW-COSTING GRASS
.STEEPS HAVE DDO'O^ED, 5: TQ 50.5, "S3NO. A WEEK AGO AAN.D A,30UT.. 15 TU T MEASUnES THE DE-
CLINE IN CUTTER AN'. I OVW-CUTTER OFFEnINGS. STEED QUAL ITY"'COiNTIN'UES PLAIN AN-D MOST
OF THE GQ-ASSERD HA-VE DEEN S-LLI'NG IN THE Q5,OQ -RANGE, WITH A FEW FED STEERS REPOnRT'.-
FROM .39 0 .TO' 7*''EXI CAN-'YPE STEERS HAVE SEEN FINDING A SLAUGHTER OUTLET MOE.T-
LY FROM $4.35 TO 4"75, THE PROPORTION OF GOOD'FED YEARLINGS SHOWS QUITE A LITTLE
.ECREASE, WHICH ACCOUNTS FOR.FF Er SALES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE IN THE 37.00 DANCE.
-THE WEEK S yFYA_'LIN' TOP OF- 08U R WAS PAID MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY. OCCASIONAL SALES '
r 0CD FAT COWS 'HAVE: DEPEr-I--ADE UP TO Q4,50 .AND 'U.TCHE GAD.ES CLr SED AROUND O .TO
;. ,50. LOW-cUTTEDtcORzTS HAVE ZEEN SELLING MOSTLY.. FrOM .:50.*TO ,5, _SHELLY,,
:AVES ON DOWN TO I P^ COUNTRY DEMAND FOP STOCK DEALING HIAS DECOM. DULL .AND
.DEARISH AND centEN' PURCHASES INDICATE A PI CEr D;CLI'NE'0F 'AOUN.Q 25`P' .IO, SINCE A'
wAE-K AGO. THE PLAINER GRADES "F STOCKERS,)'LI STED ABUND ,5.50 TO ,OUU, HAVE DEEI'
f:.S-'EO,! ALLY 'HAPOr TO MOVE. A FEW LOADS.OF ,OOn'TOCK STEER YEAL I NGS HAVE SEEN TAi,
OUT, HOWEVER, AT PRICE, RANGING FROM $7.00 TO 7 *60 STEAMY. PRICES HAVE SDEEN.MAIN-
TAiNED IN THE MARKET FOR DESIRA-LE SLAUGHTER CALVE:S.AND VEALERSj .'UT THF I QETWrEEItI
GOADEG OF HEAVIES HAVE DEEN MOVING. AT SLIGHTLY LO"ER LEVELS. THE MARKETING OF
SLAUGHTER CALVES HAS -EEN FEATURED DY.,MODERATE RECEIPTS RUNNING MOSTLY TO PLAIN ANL
COMMON GRADE. S
HOGS: PACKER DIRPECT HOCS FORMED DULK OF. TO DAY S .LOCAL HOG PECErPTS, ESTI^
---- MATE:-D AT oU HEAD. ZONING ARRI VALS INCLUDED .06 Ht[EAD DIRECT .TO 'ACK-
ES, A-.OUT 25 TRUCK HOGS AND THREE LOADS OF' RAIL.HOGS FrIR THE OPEN MARKET. T-HE
RAIL HOGS WERE FAI PLY COD M-IXED WEIGHTS*. PACKERS AND SMALL KILLERS 3DOUGHT THE
LI HT SUPPLY 0.- OHOCO AT STEADY TO WEAKAC~ 0ESA COMPA':; D lITH ., YESTE,-rDAY. THE TH-EE
LOADS OF A COUN7D 3 RAIL HOGSTOPPED AT y5.7L AND MOS.T r THGQ GOD TRUCK HOGS'
-ROUGHT THE SAME PRI E.E: A FEW' PACKING N .OWS WERE RE.R'TED AT .DO, OR. STEADY.,-
S H !1 1F ,R -3 L M fi S H O R -N F A T
SHEER: TODAY1S TRADE NE.MINAL. FOR WEEK: SP2IN LAMf3S, STEADY SHON FAT
LAM.TS AND YEARLI NG,. 35 qTO '506 LOWEr,; .-YEA-OLD FAT WETiHEPS 25
LOWER-; AGED FAT .T..A--TH ZR 5.0, LOWEI '- 1 FEEDER LAM 3 ANr.. YEARLINGS'WEAK. TO.506 LOWER.
WEEKS T.OP P ICE SIPEI C LAM-PS' $, .,P,0 HO", FAT LArI'3S AN-.7)YEARLI.NGS t)7'-51 2-YEAR-
OLD FAT WITHERS 4.7H ANr ArED.FAT WrrTHE:RS $2i,. OLOGSI N. ULKS" SPRING LAM3S...
"TO 5 7."T5O 5 S.;.10lN "FAT LAM S .A3ND.YE:ALI (S $.S- NAND .35w 2-YEAR-OLD FAT
SWETHES 4 TO ,'4,50, ANDA, AtIE- FAT WETHEROS gs MIXE' FEEDER AND FAT LAM3S 'AND
-YEAOL.INGCS .o00 TO ^-. o DHr5-5 FEDEER E LArM,3. AND VE-A"L.- GS T4.00 i ,7564 "-.
REVI/ Ew 0or1ME.NT THIS WEEK'S LIER:OAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAM 5,
TOTALING OVER 7 '0,95'tAAD INCLUDED AO3nUT 9,5-00 Z HEAD rECEIVED DY TRUCK. MEDIUM TO
On. SHORN FAT LAMr."S ArND YEArL I NGS PIEDOMINATED IfN THE ;'AIL SECTION AND TRUCK OFFER-
INQS INCLUDED A LI' ERAL PrOPORTION OF SPRING LAMDS. AFTER THE FIRST OF THE WEEK,
LOCAL PRI CES WEAKENED IN SYMPATHY- WITH .DECLINES AT NORTHERN MARKETS. TRADE HAS DEEP
E'PECI .tALLY DULL ON HALF---FAT SH" '!N..LArrDS:: AND YXARLI N C C.


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AGE A2.


TELEGRAPHIC RE-OTS FROM OTHE1 MARKETS

CHICAGO MARKET .
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO; MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY STEERS .25(,4LOWER, DE-
CLINE UNCOVERING LOWEST PRICES IN YEARS; LI-ERAL SUPPLY WEItHTY OULLOCKS
'FrFERED, EXTREME TOP $'925, DBULK HEAVIES SELLING AT -7 00 TO, $8.00; YEARLItNGS AND
LIGHT STEERS OF. YEARLING TYPE STRONG TO 250 HIGHEr'; LIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED YEAR,-
.INGS 25 TO 40 HIGHER, LIQHT KINDS UP' MOST; -EST LONG YEAFLINtG STEERS $9.25,;
HEIFER YEARLINGS $8.35; SHE-STOCK UNEVEN; 3UTCHER HEIFERS 2556 HIGHER; LIGHT COWS
STRONG; HEAVY COWS WEAK AND LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS 15 TO ,250 LOWER; DULLS 1(0 TO
*15f LOWER AND VEALERS 506 HIGHER; STOCKER AND .FEEDER TRADE VERY NARROW; .D.0LK FA-1
STEERS .AND YEARL.I NGS .,,$6.7:5 TO $8,00, -AVERAGE COST THI-,S WEEK DEING AROUND 7.45.
HoG^ .s TODAY'S OFFERINGS PRACTICALLY ALL ON DIRECT DRILLING AND KELD OVER FROM
FRIDAY; NOT ENOUGH HOGS ON SALE TO FORM DASIS OF DEPENDADLE QUOTATIONS;
LIGHT HOGS MOSTLY 10 TO 20 LOWER; WEIGHTY KINDS AND PACKING SOWS 5 TO-100 LOWER;
FEWSALES UNEVEN: WEIGHTS MEDIUM TO GOOD HOGS $6.50 TQ $6.90; ODD LOADS GOOD.TO
CHOICE MIXED WEIGHTS'150 TO 220# AVERAGES OFFErIED AT ?7$00; FEW ODD SALES '260 TO
140# $6.40 TO $8.70 MOST PACKING SOWS $5.60 TO $5.75; SHIPPERS TOOK NONE .EST(-*
.0ATED HOLDOVER .2,00.
rn
SHEEP: TODAY'S MARKET NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: 94 DOUBLES FROM, FEEDING STATIONS
; 29,600 DIRECTS. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO* FAT LAMIOS" MOSTLY .25 T. 50 'LOwER;
OPEN MARKET SUPPLY SMALLEST OF SEASON; DI VERSION .FROlM OTHER MARKETS, HOWEVER, A. DE-
PRESSING FACTOR. WIEEK.1S TOP OLD.CROP 'LAMDS $9.85, NONE AO30VE $9.25 AT CLOSE; LATE
RULKS: GOOD ANrV CHOICE WOOLED LAMS 8.75 TO $9.25, CLIPPERS $8.00. TO $850 DESIRAA-
DLE NATIVE SPRINGER $HIt00 TO $ .' 1 -, THIN LIGHT WEIGHT KINDS DOWN- TO 88O0,
CALI FORNIAS $ I 0,00 TO 4'1.|1 0 THflRUGHOUT WEEK; FAT WOOLED EWES $3.00 TO 3.75; SHORN
KINDS UP TO $3.40 EARLY IN WEEK. .. .

-KANSAS. CITY MARKET ,. ; ,
BATTLE: FOR WEEK: VERY UNEVEN, BETTER GRADES LI GHT "WEI GHT-.STEERS MOSTLY 250.
...... LOWER; HEAVIER KINDS 25 TO 50('0FF; PLAINER LIGHT STEERS STEPDYTO T25- '
LOWER;-LIGHT YEARLINGS IN FAIRLY ROAD DEMAND, STEADY TO 25.6 LO'ER;.,KINDS UNDER ..
7004 FULLY STEAnY; COWS AND 'DULLS LITTLE CHANGED; VEALERS STR NG TO 500'HIGHER.;
SLAUGHTER CALVES FULLY .STEADY;, STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE,"STEADY* DEMAND NARROW;
TOP LIGHT WEIGHT YEARLI NGS; $,8,5, 'STRICTLY CHOICE HEAVY STEERS *$83.0, YEARLING "
HEIFERS $8.00; 3ULK FED STEERS AND YEARLI NGS $G25 TO "$7" 75; SOUTH TEXAS GRASSES
'5..25 TO $S.;I ; TOP VFALERS $9.00" MOST GOOD KINDS $7 00 TO $800" CHOICE STOKES
8400. DULK STOCKER6 AND FEEDERS 6,.00 TO $7.50. .
HO'GS:' STRICTLY PACKER MARKET;" AROUND STEADY -WI TH FRIDAY, QUALITY VCONS!1D0RED6
-----0 I0 TO 156 LOWER THAN' FRI D'AY1S EARLY TRADE TO SHI PPERS,: I'70 TO 230S,6-
6...70, 170 TO 260- $3.50 TO $'GI.7Q; ODD LOTS SOWS $.50 TO $5.50; PGS NOMINSAL.
SHEEP: E FOR WE'R K:' SPRING LAM3S 50 TO 75 LOW'ER;.- OLD CROP LAMBS 25 TO 50 OFF' .'
...-- SHEEP STEADY TO 25, LOWER; WEEK S TOP NATIVE SPRING :LAM 3S $10.35,.CLOSI NO
TOP 950 AI ZONASMOSTLY $9b50 To $10.10; TOP WOOLED. LCAMOS $9.00; W_"EK1S DULK
$8..25 TO 8*75. SHORN TEXAS LAMS. UPWARD TO $7.75, MOrT LATE $ALES UNOER .7.00 TOP
TEXAS WETHERS $3.50., LATE SALES $2. 75 TO $3l0. -

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (-E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH A WEEK AGE: STEERS SOLDO .TETADY TO 2"LOWER; VEALERS 500
S LOWER; -OTHER SLAUGHTER CLASSES. AND STOC.KER AND FEEDER CATT1.E STEADY.*
TOPS FOR WEEK: 493 HEIFERS $8.85 9504 .YEARLING STFRnS $8.5. 57.G -: MIXED YEARLINGS
$8.25, 1.,417 MATURED STEERS $7,85, *COWS $6-00 MEDIUM `3ULLS Y4.-,SD. VEALERS $8'00,
STOCKER STEERS V7.6Q. BULKS FOR WEEK: STEERS 86'.25 *TO .7,75., FAT,,MXED yQEARLI|NGS

----- .LOADS WITH SMALL EUNCHES O.F LIGHT WIGHTS."705 IND.$7.lQ; MOS-T 23.3$ E DOW
AN.85 TO -7.O:, A FW 250 To 260"0 $:-6.75r;.SOWS'LARGEL',Q5.OO TO $.75 #.
HEEP: ,..LAMBS GENERALLY $A..00 UNDER LAST WEEK S" CLOSE;;. S IEEPS-TEADY OP.SPI NG
LAMES 1|1.-50 TO BUTCHERS; CLOSING DEALS LARGELY $I1.00 AND $10,25 DOWN-
WARD; NO WOOL LAMES OFFERED; CLIPPED LAMES LARGELY $6.25 TO $7.00, FEW $7.75 AND
,8..00 EARLY IN THE WEEK; AGED WETH-ERS DROUGHT "$3.2.25 AND ,$3,.35; FAT EWES RANGING
S3 25 DOWNWARD. ' , -. ,, ... .... ,,



-*.'* '" :s HOGS SLAUGHTERED _UNDER FEDERAL MEAT "N$PECT ION"


: WEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1931 AND, MAY 16, ,.1930.

S- .-931 |1930

CHICAGO, ILL.8 02i1 49.: I 8757
INDI0ANAPOLI9S, IND.. 19,785. 2 3,424,
KANSAS CITY, KAN. 6035i 53,401
NATIONAL RTcCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.LOUIS, Mo. 55 385 62 -77
NEW YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J. 23,030 25,385
OMAHA, NER"" 45i570 52,.438
SIOUX CITY IoWA. '23408 26o;393
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, o. 17,239 27,559
SOUTH T. AUL, MINN. 3204 37;281
TOTALS 387,121 437,408



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/ .. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIC CS
MARKET NOVS SERVICE
2|7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: g--2209.

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT -'MONDAY MAY 18, 193.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETSA.
( tI : 00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) '


" MOGS


CATTLE CALV ES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIfRECT- TH-t*>,


FORT WORTH 7,000 900 800 16.500 45
KANSAS CITY 12,000 .1,000 6,000 14,000 1,00
AHICAGO 22;000 2,000 43,000 12;000 2,000 11,000
ATIONAL STOCKYARDS 4,500 2,000 13,o000 4.500 700 300
OM.AHA 10,500 300 13;500 14.I 000
OKLAHOMA CITY 600 300 -1i000 -400 221'
.loux CITY 4,000- 250 7,500 21000
T.T JOSEPH 2o400 500 7,QOO 8.1000
T. PAUL 3,8.0"0 <,400. 9,000 2:,000
Al'CHITA 2,900 .700- 3,200 600 800
DJTNVEJ]___!_R _3,500 .300 3, 00 5,100
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 73,200 10,650 107,200 79,100 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE 'VEEK AGO,11 MARKETS 56,300 11 ,]I00 88,400 87,,400 DIRECT AND THR.U HOGS
S-. INCLUDED. IN THE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND rPACKE'h PURCHASES "SATURDAY MAY.6, 16. 931
CATTLE .CALVE'S H'FGS : "SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 353 25. '843 710
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 207 57 --. 602
PACKER PURCHASES I 33 6 :787 -665 .

-T.WORTH ACTUALMON'AYWK AGO 5,285 1,507 7 4'482 .2 5,344
FTWORTH ACTUALMONDAY ,YR AGO 2,400 1 .795 1577 1,871

FORT WORTH L I VESTOK MARKET MONDAY. MAI? .8,- ` 31 :
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES "REPORTtD UP tO300POO"M'.)

CATTLE: LI GERAL-rECEIPTS- OF CATTLE WERE COUNTED IlWTO THE LOCAL TRADE TODAY,
A TOTAL OF A3OUT 7,000 HEAD, AND DULK OF tHIS_ SUPPLY CONSISTED OF
GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS, STOCK YEARLINGS AND ABOUT -THIRTY-CARS O.F COWS .AND MI.XED
3UTCHER CLASSES. THE OFFERINGS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS AMOUNTED TO SEVENTY CARLOTS,
LESS THAN A HALF--DOZEN CARS OF WHI.OH HAD DEEN FED.
PACKER DEMAND FO'R STEERS APPEARED VERY DULL AND ..EARISH-, WITH THE RE-
SULT THAT VERY F-EW CATTLE OF THIS CLASS SOLD, FOR L)CAL SLAUGHTER DURING MORN, ING
.mN.DiS, BIG DUJKK OF THE QROP REMAINED IN SELLING PENS UNT.J EARLY AFTERNOON ROUNDS
WHE- A FEW SALES WERE rEPORT'tD -AT DECLINES OF LMY S: O COr.Ntf, MO-)T DT31DS 'INDICATED
PRICE LOSSES OF AT LEAST. 25 CENTS AND THE MARKET WAS SCHEDULED FOR A LATE CLOSE.
ONE LOAD' OF GRASS-FAT SLAUGHTER STEERS DROUGHT $5.90 DURIL.NG THF FORENOON AND A 6-CAR
STRING OF STRONG WEIGHTS SOLD O6N ORDER ACCOUNT DURING THE AFTERNOON AT. $5.60. VERY
PLAIN AND COMMON GRADES OF GRASSERS WERE SCATTERED IN THE $4.00 RANGE.- THE BEST FED
STEERS ON SALE, A GOOD GRADE, WERE HELD UPWARD TO $7.0O0 DT HAD' NOT MOVED AT A LATE
HOUR. MOST OF THE GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE OF VALUE TO SELL IN THE $4.00 AND
$5-.00 :RANGES .

A SLOW, WEAK TO LOWER TRADE ALSO DEVELOPED IN DUTCHER COWS '. NUMEROUS
LOADS WERE CARRIED INTO THE AFTERNOON, UNSOLDt AND PACKER DIDS RULED WEAK TO AROUND
25 CENTS V.OWER. No SALES OF CONSEQUENCE, WERE MADE ArDOVE THE $4.00 LEVEL, OUT SEVERAl
LOADS'DREW .1DS AROUND ;3.50%. COWS OF CUTTERY. TYPES MOVED AROUND $3.00 AND SOME LOW-
CUTTER SORTS CHANGED HANDS FROM $2.35 TO $2.65. A FEW SALES OF 3ULLS.i" FROM $3.00 TO
$3.50, WERE CONSIDERED- STEADY.
TRADE IN SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS CARRIED A CA'RLOT TOP OF $8.00, THIS
PRICE PAID'FOR ONE' LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE LIGHT WE.i GHTS. THE GETTER GRADES OF FAT
YEA-LINGS WERE RELATI VELY SCARCE, HOWEVER, AND OFFER NGS WERE REPORTED MOSTLY FROM
*7.00 DOWN9 INCLUDING SORTS QF BUTCHER HEIFERS AROUND AND UNDER $5.00. IN MOST
CASES, SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS WERE QUOTADLY STEADY WITH VALUES AT LAST WEEKS
CLOSE. -
YEARLINGS PREDOMINATED IN THE SUPPLY OF STOCK CATTLE AND SEVERAL
ORDERS WERE FILLED DURING MnRNING ROUNDS AT COST FIGURES A'oOUT STEADY. A 9-CAR
STRING OF GOOD STOCK STEER YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT '$7.35 AND OTHER STOCK YEARLINGS
OF PLAINER GRADES SOLD FROM AROUND $5.75 TO $6,50, MATURED STOCK STEERS ENCOUNTERED
A DULL AND BEARISH COUNTRY DEMAND,
ONLY 900 CALVES WERE POSTED FOR THE DAYS TRADE AND STEADY PRICES


WERE PAID IN MOST CASES, ROTH FOR HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS, ONE LOAD OF
VERY GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES MOVED AT $7.00 AND A FEW OTHER DESIRABLE HEAVIES DROUGHT
$3'00" TO $635. OFF--QUALI TY BRAHMAS.wERE SCATTERED ON DOWN TO $5.00 AN CL SORT$
OF CALVES, ALL WEIGHTS, SOLD AROUND 3,50U. A FEW Oo .VEALERS DROUGHT 70 TO
$ 750.
HOGS: SHARPLY'LOWER HOG PRICES WERE' REPnRTED AT OTHER HOG MARKETS TODAY,
"- AND LOCAL HOG TR-ADE PROVED UNEVEN*' SMALL KILLERS BOUGHT A FEW TRUCK
HOG$ EARLY UP TO S-3 *05 OR 150 HIGHER, OUT MOST OF THE TRUCK HOGS AND THE ONE LOAD
OF RAIL HOGS. SOLD5 TO 106 LOWER. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 800 HEAD., INCLUDED 4b5I HE
DIRECT TO PACKERS, Am.OUT p500 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD OF, RAIL HOG$ FOR THE -OPEN MARNi
KET. THE CLOSING TOP OF .,65 WS, PA I D FOR ONE LOAD OF 2QO.2( 13 BUTCHERS AND MOST
OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 15 "TO 25# TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT 6bfbO. SMALL KILLERS PAID
$6.75 AND $6.85 FOR A FEW LOTS OF GOOD TO CHOICE TRUCK HOGS. PACKING SOWS.AT $5.25.
AND $5.50 HELD STEADY. -A.
SHEEP:* RECEIPTS OF SHEEP AND LAMDS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 1,6,500 HEAD.
-- RAIL OFFERINGS TOTALED J0O DECKS, SHOWING, AN INCREASED PROPORTION OF
FAT WETHERS. STRONG TO HIGHER PRICES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS DUT LOCAL
TRADE PROVED SLOW. WITH SALESMEN HOLDING SHORN SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS AT STRONG AD-
VANCES, SPRING LAMDS RULED STEADY TO 25 LOWER AND MORNING SALES AND DIDS IN, SHORN
FAT LAMOS AND YEARLINGS APPEARED STRONG TO 150 HIGHER. TWO-YEAR-OLD WETHERS REMAIN NE'
STEADY AND AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD 250 HIGHER AS COMPARED WITH FRIDAYIS SALES*. MOST
OF THE SPRING LAMOS WERE REPORTED FROM S7.00 TO 7.50. SEVERAL DECKS OF FAIRLY GOOD
SHO'iN FAT LAMDS AND YEARLINGS SOLD- AT $0'.?5 AND $635 AND FOUR DECKS OF STRICTLY GO'),
FA' LA1A43DS AND YEARLINGS MOVED LATE ON SHIPPER ACCOUNT AT 66.50. NUMEROUS SHIPMENTS
Or F P-..--OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT 4 ,50 AND AGED FAT WETHERS WERE REPORTED FROM
?.L' ,. ',75, No MORNING SALES OF FEEDERS WERE REPORTED.
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DAILY LIV-TO"!( cKET CONI TI0MS AND OIJUOTATIONS MONDAY MtAY 18, 1931
O. C\GO_ MARKET---10:30:AM.. *-A ..
CATTLE: NOT ENOUGH DONE T-T MAKE A MARKET; FEW EARLY SALES FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS
AT WEAK TO SLIGHTLY LOWER- 'R ICE BEING NO CRITE-ION F "WHAT .TER MARKET
1 LIKELY TO. BE; TRADE SENTIMENT CONSIDER NG LI13BERAL WATERFILLS ,25 TO ( LOWER ON
ETH YEARLINGS AND'WEIGHTY STEERS, LAtTTER IN MODERATE SUPPLY, HOWEVER; TALKING,25 TO
F5(b LOWER O N MIXED ITEErS. AN: I.YEALN NG HEi FERSI ; CHOI CE MIXEI OFFERINGS EARLY .OFF.6bG
:T MEDIUM-WEIGHT STEERS -.$850 AND YEARLING STEERS .Si75, MOST EARLY SALE'S $b.25 TO
$7 *50; VERY FEW STOCKERS IN RUN; UNDERTONE WEAK T, I5 Lrnp', rNl FAT COW'r AND.F B.UTCHrE
E- FERS}. -WEAK ON LOW-CUTTES ANID yTTERS, MOSTLY STEADY ON DULLS AND VEALEnS; *PRAC-
TICAL TOP HEAVY SAUSAGE 8UL0S D5 LARGELY $8O0 TO $S.00 TnADE ON VEALERS, ^JOPLV
C,--AZCE' FEW CHOICE ,,OFFERINGS $9 U5 ; ..
)S- FAIRLY ,ACTIV:E.MOSTLY 25 TO 40) LOWER THAN FRI DAY 'S AV'ET-AGE rTS"SHOWG
-' -- MORE DECLINE'. TO $7'00, PA ID' SPAtI-NGLY FOR CHOICE |80 TO. :200 AVERAGES;.
7:'JLK 00O0 AND CHOIC-.150 To 225 Wr[GHtS 6,70 TO $3.90. HEAV IER WEIGHTS VERY' SLOWi
JE-W SALES 260 TO 290 AV.EfRAGES- q8 "TO $b0 70 I ADDING $'.00 ON z+U# WEIGHTS; PACK IC
QSW.A $oUND 25r LOWER, f ULK BETTER KINDS ,K5,40 TO $5.'80G BULK STRONG WEIGHT PIGS
.:,,o0 TO $o.5 ..
::HEEP.: FEW EARLY SALES STRONG T 505 H-GH.; OPE M RKET SUPPLY LIMITED; GOCD TO
HOGCE CLIPPED LAMBS $ 0 TO $S.5U, FEWb 0 87 GQMEHLD HIGHEt; BESt WOOL
-.7 p, j,9,?
Ki r-Al SORT AT 0 FEW NATIVE PNGERS $I0.50TO 1500; "SHOrtN FAT ,vWES $2.00 TO
'! 5 0 .' .. ., < :'
'. ^': ,. KANSAS CI TY MARKET--1 I :00 A.M. '
CATTLE:. VERY SLOW,. FEW EAL'SALE AND MOST. BIDS ON KILLING STEERS AROUND 25 '
....- LOWER, STAt..DY T. ._-, LOWER ON LIGHT YEARLINGS; PLAINER GRADES OFF MOST'
C'WS DRAGGY BUT A3O0IT STEADY; "BIDD.0ING LOWER ON BULLS; VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY TO
50( LOWER' STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE,- STEADY- BULK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS TO
CELL AT $'.25 TO $7.50, FEW HELD UPWARD TO $0 00 AND A3OVE,' EARLYSAIS HEIFERS
o.5 TO 7.50;''3UlLS DOWNWARD FROM $4.U00 PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $8,0U; MOST STOCKED
OUT: 76. To '^b'180^se ^ag;FTQ%7JiOt LK
QWS0LARGELY $ 5.00 TO $5,25; 'PIGS SCARCE, AROUN, 36,25 TO 08.75;170 TO 230# ^G^-O TO
AFrYP SPRING LAYtTS SEADN SUEEP AND MATURE LAM1 3t0QNG x1 254 HIGHER; TOP NAL
- ..... T1VE ,SPRING LAMDS ,..U;_ _EXAS SPRINGERS $o8.cS TO $8 7_; WOOLED LAMBS
SON A _5UTO )b 51WETHERSt n 4. TO 75
L 8.40; SHORN TEIAST.LAMD $5.,-5rS TO $SAC75; 2,-YEAR-OLD TEXOS 2WETHE T $4.75;
A FEW WETHERS -IN 0 TO L 3.S ,* E L M
NATI"0rAL STOCKYARDS (E.SToLOUIS) MARKET--9:45 AlM.
BATTLE: TRADING. SLOW CATTLE TAKING DIG WATERFALLS{., LI DERAL SUPPLY LIGHT WEIGHT
FED STEES; LOWER.UNDERTONE ON FED STEERS ANDL. COWS" TEXAS GRASS STEERS
AND MIXED YEALINO3 AND sHEIFEERS -5 LOWER; A FEW STEERS $5.40 AND .50; FAT MIXED .
YEARLINGS AND H0IFERS 5 r75 TO $8i00; MEDIUM nULLS T"EADY, TOP 4.bU; GOOD AND'CHOICE
;FALERS 25 HtGHER-' AT'68o50
-.'.'Si LOW AND GE-'ERALLY 250 LOWER THAN SATURDAYt SPOTS OFF 350 ON PIG STUFF;
'--- .PRACTICAL TOp $6.80 WITH SMALL LOTS S6,85; MOST 10# DOWN U6.70 AND O."'7O;.
A "FEW 230# $6,65; .SOWS LARGELY 5 4-0 TO $5.50. '
SHPEP: NO EARLY, SALES, RUN LARGELY TEXAS LAM3S; INDt-ICAT'INS AROUND STEADY ON BEST
N AT I V E e_3Ri G ER1%S,
NATIVE PRIGER FORT 'VORTH CHICAGb.- KANSAS CITY E. STLOUIS,
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HOGS: (SOFT
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T T
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HVY WT
r-KG Sows
SLAUGHTER
FDR &STKR
Av. OoST
Av SOST &
SLAUGHTER


* O R Q li t ,.Y H O G s A N D . . .
rI G --I S,'XCLU DED]
1"40-.? St"^ 6.20o- 6.60 $ 6.75- 7.00 $ 65- 635 $ 6 .6GO- 6.80



..fij~ l~0-' 5.!5 -gs ~g ^ 1Of 86I
fcb^1^al n: o35 P'lN .1-1^^^ :
ATTLE. CALVES AND DEALERS: :
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0-.75 5 .0- i ) 5, 2 5--_" 5 b, 5- 5w
.-1)-.5. 6 so- 5?, -*-
T.F:,,,:% !i' : : 6*8: 2 3. a-_ : ,-'
CA-TTLE., A LV FES AND. VEA'LERS; .


STEERS (600-90.) CHOICE
... "GOOD
r,, .- IED IUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-11001) OCH ICE
a0 0
L4ED1 UM
0. or,,IO N
ST EERS (I 100-1300:) H0o1CE
,.Gtr'l O D
MD D I UM
STEERS (. 300--1.50a,',) C4O1CE
HEIFERS ( 50-850,) CH0IGCE
GOOD
,MEDIUM
.O. OMMON
*Cows: ." H- ICE
.: 0or,-M4ED
( Low CAT-OUT
BULLS (YRLG .EXCL) G.- (SEEF)
QUIT--QOM'.-ME.D
VEALERS (MI LK-FED) ".P-CH
D 1ED IUM
ClUL L- COQM
CALVES (o50sR0.) GDH
FDR & STKR CATTL AND KLV ES:
STEERS (500c-0) GDOH)
COM.-4rED
STEERS (800-1050--) G -OH
~Cor 1-MED-
HEIFERS: G O-CH'
.. C^-MED
Cows: -
r -. Mt,4- ED
CALVES (STEE;-S) .Gr- CH
fM!EDIUM
SLAUGHTER" StHEE'\ AND LAV.L
SPRING LAMBS; GO-OH
MED)IUM
UCt MON
Un 410 ,NJ
LAMBDS: (90 DN) CCOP-OCH
ME. IUM.
19- 00- -.ME)-CH
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRIlUILTURE
BtREAU OF ACCR..LTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET I '. SERVICE


".'?17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


,FORT 'ORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY rAY 19, 1 9313
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LI VESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(11:00 A.MqCENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTHI
KANSAS C ITY ,
,H I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA ' .
OKLAHOMA CITY
SI OUX Ci TY
ST. .JOSEPH
3T.- PAUL
'V1. CHI TC A
DENVER '
TOTAL .1t MARKETS
ONE 'WEEK AGOtI I MARKETS..-,
To DATE THI s 'VEEK
SAME PERIOD LA T -VEEK
FORT 'VORTH RECEIPTS'


CATTLE
3,700
4,500
4, 500
5 ,000
"-600
I 0'70
2, J000
300
. .,70
7, 700
32,4o00
738, 400
105,g00
94, 700


CALVES
700.
*300
3,000
2,000
300
300
200
200
3,200
.400
50
10,650
I I .1,00
.221-200
P' 22120..0


H o s .
1,3 00
3,000
14,50
0o0
6,500
1 ..0,0
5,5%0
6,fr- ".t

.1 r(0
63 -00
1709,0
161,200


SSHEEP
9. 700.
75,000



5,,ir',r'
1 2G 00
.. "400
4,500
* 9 (_OO'
500
. .400.
)2.,.i0
14-0o000
.1 54, 6t00


HoGs
HOLDO V E R I RECT THRU
.596
; 420 ,,
,000 2,000
.300 700




1,400


*APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS,
INCLUDED IN ,THE DAY1 S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


SH.rPMENT9 AND PACKER PUJRCHAE, MONDAY, MAY 18, '931. "


,. CATTLE
ACTUAL RECEIPTS : 7,085
TOTAL SHIPMENTS I ,888
,PACKER PURCHASE 1.685

FT,'VORTH ACTUAL,Tt.JESDAY"' K AGO 2,241
IFTVORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY ,YR AGO 1 ,37 ,


CALV ES
-920
t--- -
"800

-558
::338.


HOGS SHEEP
82& I 7,.406
687 15,1\e

925 11,.294
763 1 ,073


FORT WORTH Li.VESTO.CK MARKET TUESDAY MAY 9, 1931,
(BASED ON r!ARKt!T-.'CON'DITITONS 'AND SALES REPORTED OUP TO 1:00 P.M.) .
CCATTLE:' AFTERNON, Tr,'ADE IN SLAOGKPR STEERS YESTERDAY WAS FEATURED BY
RATHE" HE'AV.. BUYI N ON OiDER ACCOUNT, SOMETHING LIKE 90 CABS
FINDING A -SIIrPF"E OUTL.ET. 'BULK OcF THE BUSINESS IN SLAUGHTER STEERS .
WAS TRANSACTED AT DECLI NES .,OF AROUND P 5 T..O 4'0 CENTS, 'SOME SALES AS MUCH-
AS A HALF-DOLLAr LOWERR. TT'AD I NG4G [EXTENDED WELL INTO THE LATE AFTERNOON. .
AND CLEARANCE WAS INCOMPLET'E,PAOKER REQUIREMENTS APPARENTLY LIMITED '
S THE BEBT rED ,.TELRSSHOWNWE:;E STRONG WEIGHTS THAT BROUGHT $6,65, TWO
LOADS SELLING AT T ISDPRI C-, ... .
." ... ... T ',AY *E I ... 'CLA E, ,,CA"TTLlE H-E'ETODAY'HELD ABOUT STEADY
AND WHILE PACKER .DEV'.,D .FVr SLAU.HTUR STEvR:S WA" MORE RESPONSIVE THAN ON YESTERDAY,
THE TRADE AS..A WH.LE AfPEAnED, .ATI' ERt ET. SLAUGHTER STEERS, STOCK YEARLINGS AND
COWS PREDOMINATED-.TD J THE RUN, YARD 'ESTIMATES CALLED'OR TOTALS OF 3,700 CATTLE AND
ONfLY 700 'CALVES .. -, .

'7THE EQFFERIN(;, OF SLAUGHTS.A STEErS r'NCLUDED ONKE.LOAD ORF VEf0Y GOOD
HEAVIES, AN AVERAGE,.;OF 1,38F r'OUNS, THla'T BROUgHT"$7.0O. Ot.E," MORNING 8ALES OQF
GRASS0 SLAUGHTER STR-'-'S I N .PLAINER G" AD'ES WER""E'-PO,'OTED' FROM N4,O TO '5.25, AN NO
MOST OF THE ST.EEr -CATTLE SHOWNr WETE .OF' VALUE T SELL I.N THE..$4,00 AND $5-00 'ANGES.
QOODFAT Y,-LI NGS. FE V.Y SCA-DCE',AND,.N.O SALES OR CONSEQUENCE WERE MADE ABOVE
o7.25* SOME rAI L.Y'-GOOD GLAUGHT Er, YEAE ING.S M4VED AT" 7, 10-AND OTHER LESS .ATTM-ACTIVE
OFFRE.-EINGS rIF L..tTLE"CATTLE Wf:ERE REROTED FROM AROUND IT50'DOWN, INCLUDING THE USUAL
SORTSOF BUTCHER HEIFE-"S A;)UfND AND UNDER $5. 00.
SEVERAL LOAPS OF RUTCH r COWS CHANGED. HANSAT';$3 50 AND BULK OF THE
00 T'bH',FI'.R z ADE cL POO D,: 5 4TO 5 OWS, .
PUTCH n GRADESSOLD AROUND TO.. 0 ONE LOAD OR FAT COWSMOVED ON PACKER
.T ). .._L A ,. O F T. .. -. .r .,
ACCOUNT AT $3,75 AND oNLy A-FEW SMALL-LOT SALES WE'RE RE"OTED UP T 0'4,00, AND
SLI.G.HTLY ABOVE THE E.VEN MONEY. COWS OF CUTTERYV TYPES AWRE I STED MOTLY FROM $P275
TO AROUND 3.00I"AND A FEWk SOR-TS OF LOW'-CUTTERS RANGED FROM ',,t..N35 TO' $2.60-, STRONG
r,.EI(!HTS -A;0UND* %),30. SCARCITY OF SAUSAGE BULLS, EVEN IN SH1"MENTS OF MIXED CATTLE.
PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF BULL VALUES .. .
NOT MANY PURCHASES OF STOCK YEARL NGS WERE MADE DURING MORNING' ROUNc7'I",
BUT OCCASIONAL SALES, AROUND AND, UNDER $6, .50, DENOTED A STEADY MARKET.

SOME W-.AKNESS W-AG SHOWN I N THE PLAINER GRADEp OF WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER*
CALVES, BUT GnOD CALVES, R3OT.-H HEAVIES AND VEALERS, REMAINED AB'UT STEADY* A rv.
)ESIRABLE HEAVI ER SOLD FRIM $,6.00. TO $6,5 AND MEDIUM CRAPES WERE REPORTED AROUND
'00 'TO $5o50,''-ITH CULL 'O"TS SELLING ON DOWN TO $3.50 AN[) LESS. A SHORT LOAD .F
GOOnD VEALERS TOr'rED AT 7.'7509

HOGS: TODAY'IS LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EAR-LY AT 1,300 HEAD. Tills
E-c;TI'1ATE RPEOVED HIGH AS TRUCK SU"PLI ES'WERE LIMITED TO ABOUT 300 ,"',,
RECEIPTS IN THE RAIL DIVISION INCLUDED 596 HEADl DIRECT TO PACKERS ANb THREE LtADP
FOR THE OPEN -MARKET "
LOCAL RAIL PRICES REMAINED ABOUT STEADY ANr) TRUCK HOGS SOLD STEADY
Tr I0 LOWER, SMALL KILLER.-S BOUGHT A FEV TRUCk HOGS EARLY UP TO $6.70', AND THE I) -A'1
PRACTICAL TOP OF $.'V O5 WAS PAID BY SHI (PPE"S FOR A CARLOT O.METIEDIUM TO CHOICE 2PI,
SUTCHERR. A LOAD"OF GOCO DH.CHLCRS, AVERAGING AROUND D4-, SOLD TO PACKERS AT L)*O
AND A PART LOA.r OF ,ROOn- LI G3-H"'S 1 OVED ON SH.IF-PER ACCOUNT AT THE SAEF PR I CE. AZ PART
LOAD OF.CHOICF'WEIGHTY FE-EDERI. PIGL LANDED AT $6. 75., PACKERS BOUGHT MO.S ,,- THE. "
LIGHT AND MEO UM 'r: GHT TRUCK H'GS AT $6.50. PACKING -.SOWS. SOLD MOSTLY ATE t5", $ '5.5 OR G
P.5 CENTS L WE .. ,
S..... : THE -ETTER RRAnFS OF S3HORN F\T LAM S," *'EARLING9 AND WETHERS Hn'ERE,
TO:'"AV,' r.CV-, F:.i,'L Y ', AT; )NCRHANGED. p'RI CES,' AtnD SPRI MG,"L AM B PR.iDpES RULED
-STEADY TO 5.. HIC-IE:, I-,'E r"-TS, E.TMATED AT ,.t0, -IEAD, I NC.LUDE{ PRAC.T"I CALL NO; ..
CHOrE OFFEiNGSc FAT SP. rNW, LAyN..s 3.,.,9iANGCD, rOro 7 O.. TO $7-7" 'IITH CULLS OUT AT
>, ,0 THE E3-FTE QrADE 0) SrH.-:j"FAT'LA,.rS Ai'0 '."A'^LI ,NGS SOLD R.OM $6.00 TO $,.3. ,
A^ TI oRPT o . r, LOWE, o:\R D r w r ,.j T $5 C.') AND Lr-SS. . C"Op -YEAR-OL. FAT WETHERS '
[R: OL:H' o' 5, AND TF .LE-S DE31 .'A/ L," -,-.-EAR.-CLD WE'fHEFS. CHANGED HANDS AT $4. 00.' :
,.., ,-CAT '.ETHE R, SOLD AT ['2.050 Ar. ", 75 5 )E.'A.,in r fO FEEDERS APE'ARED bULL,,, .,,

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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET COND!TIO",IS AND QUOTATIOS TUESDAY MAY 19, 1931.
,H :*. O 1GC AO",ARKET--.10:30 A.M.
CATTLE: SHIPPER DEt.IAND NARROW AND BETTER.GRADE. FEP STEERS W.I TH WEIGHT VERY SLOW;
SLOWER GRADES AND PRACTICALLY ALL YEARLINGS STEADY TO STRONG ALTHOUGH
']EI GHTS11 ARE SETTER THAN MONDAY, .BULK 6.75 TOt$750 WITH MIXED. YEARLINGS. UP TO.
q..0 FOR PART JOAD; VERY. LITTLE IN RUN BEING EL4 GIBLE' TO SELL ABOVE 7.75.; WEEK-END
,J'-1SH HOL DAY BEAi'SH FACTOR ON BETTER GRADE STEERS ORDINARILY .GOI NG TO SHIPPERS;
i.'JDAY'IS LI-BERAL SUPPLY FED STEERS WELL CLEANED UP, LATE TOP BEING $8.85 .SHE-STOCK.
ST AK.Y ,TO WEAK;' BULLS WEAK TO 1Uf LOWER AND VEALERS ABOUT STEADY, BULK G6ING AT So*1
:T 9.00. WITH SELECTS UP TO .,;9.50 AND $9.75; STOCKER AND FEEDER SUPPLY TOO. SMALL. TO
P!.`\-E- A MARKET. .
,.'.S: FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY TO .SHIPR.E.S, SMALL KILLERS AND YARD. TRADERS; STEADY
"~~- _TO I0H y-[ER THAN'..MONDAY-'S AVERAGE, TOPS7.Q0.; BULK GOOD, AN. CHQIE ISO
7-o 220# $86.75 TO 6 .45; MOST 230 TO 270 $6.40 TO ,6.80 FEW 290 TO 350L $6. U TO'
53. AB5; P AKSI0G SOS QTrONG,. BULK BETTER KINDS $5.40 TO b 5.65; PIGS WEAK, 13ULK STRONG
.:;GH TS 8O 5 .TO 90.. ". . .
S':EEP: .' FEW EA1LY SALES STEADY TO'-SIADE LOWER, BIDDING ABOU- 256 LOWER ON BULK, OF
--P--- RUN; GOOD AND CHOICE CLIPPEDLAMBS 8.25 TO 8.50' TO PACKER. K IN)DS AT' OUT-
SIDE'PR:! CE SCALING UPWARD TO '02-; .CHOICE MEDIUVr WEIGHTS HELD AROUND 0 U. WOOL' SKIN
COMPARATIVELY SCARCE FEW B7DS 9.925; ODD LOTS NATIVE SPRINGE'RS 0.00 TO I 00,
MOST 'SHORN EWES $2.00 TO 2.75. : .
::[ 4KANSAS .CIT T MARKE.T-- 10:-50 A.M., .
CATTLE: FEW ,'OPENING SALES'.FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY; .LITTLE ACTION.
'-- .'EARLY ON .V!EIGHTY,.STEERS; LIGHT YEARLINGS FULLY STEADY; FAT COWS STEADY TO
*'AK.; BULLS, VEALERS AND CALV.E-S MOSTLY STEADY; STICKERS AND FEEDERS SCArEl, LITTLE
;HAN-,GED, DEMAND NARROW. .SHORtT LOAD CHOIRI C'E.AROUND OO4 YEARL'NG STEERS 8.50; YEAR-
- I'.NG :HEI FERS UP TO 8.; .BULK- FED ",STEERS :OF VALJU E TO SELL A'lOUND .25 TO' $7.25';
'E'DIliM BU'LLS0$3.75 TO o4.00;'PRA'CTI.AL TOP VEAL.ERS $8...T,; FEW. STOCKERS SELLING DWN-
"ARD TO". 5,iu .
*' R O i 5 .. '" .... .' ;'*,.. '., . .' .. .. *' ,- l,
E:(p." :SPRING'LAMSS MOSTLY 25' HIGHER, .StOTS NATI VE-S 500 UP; FED LAMBS-,AND SHORN
.-T--- EXAS .f..1IBS WE'A -.TO ,25.'.LOWER;- SHEEP ABOUT S.TEADY.; .TOP ARIZONA AND NATIVE
;P'RI1NG LAMBSsI DO..0,0 QTHE' ODD LOTS NATIVES $9.2_5 TO.S9.75, WO.:QLED-LAMBS $8.25, SHORN'
TE XAS LAMBS 5.5U TO $b; Q;. FE!W SHORN TEXAS. WETHERS I .2. "
'IOGS: GENERALLY STEADY'WITH MONIDAY'IS'AVERAGE, MOSTLY TO SH"I rERS. PAC.4ERS GO ING
" SLOWF EW -SALE9 AND BID'S A'lOUND i'0h LOWER; TO 6.S50, ON t7 TO- Q MOS
70. TO 50, o._4%5 TO > HEAVIER WEI GITS. ScAFcE, ULL 0 LO S 14 TO 2L0 No.25
TO, o.40; -SOWS MOGTLY .5''0 :TO: $5..,5; PIGS' $6.5 'TO 6.75, "' *
I I : .. .. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS' (E.ST.'LOU IS) MARKET--9:50 A.M..
,ATTLE:.. VEALERS 2. OEA.U8. U25,'.MEDIUM ULLS"STrADY, TOPo 4.25. OTHER CLASSES
...... VERY SLOW W1ITH A FEW. DEALS STEADY; A FEW STEERS $7*00 AND I$7,5, YEAnLtNGS
AT THE TOP; -FAT'HEIFER'S "6.50'TO":'. 75M, MOSTLY TO 'CITY BUTCHERS; COWS 54.25 TO $5.00;
LOW-QUTTER'S' .,75 TO .3 25.;''" : '
HOGS MARKET 'SLOW/,'_N-LTIAL SALES STEADY WITH MONDAY'S AVERAGE; 'LATER .TRADE
.----- .STRCNG; TOP ..75; "MOST ?0I- DdOWN $6.60 TO .$6.7.5; A FEW AROUND 250 = $O.55;
SOWS LARGELY $5-.n TO. .550..- . .
SHEEP: OPENING T-ADE SLOW; 'PEW SPRING LAMDS TO BUTCHERS STEADY AT $ 10.75; PACKERS
-----" TALKING LOWER; OULK"OF RON TEXAS CLIPPED 'LAIrDS. "
... .. FOT 'ORTH' CHICAGO. 'KANSASCITY E. -ST.LOU}S'
- .. . .. .. -. L"O"S E ." L .. "-''C LOS CLOSE CLOS E '.
*'0GS:CSOFT 0^ D Y EOGs AN.D,: -*.* ... . ..


:---- ROASTING! P S,, XGCLULDED})" *. _
L T. T ( ; "
. 180-200 : ..- H.-' 6.50- 6.65
MEC I/T 2 6. e-U, o.50- 6.65
H Wt 26-5, G H.C 6. 50- 6.65
H"VY VT *2.20-. g C:--H 6 PS-6.60
... .. L 2d C H,0 6 00 '~6 '-- .- .50
PKG SOWS 2275-500f ,",MEP-GD 5.0.0-5.25
SL'A:IGHTER 'S' '- G''H --- -
F..nR .&STKR.,I'l st70~.L Or"-'D-C -
A-./CO:ST &.T'. ,ON. ( *,.I.E'CL) 6.58- 21L
SL".,UGHTER CATTLE., CALVES ..'D.VEALERS:. "
STE-' (S0O-909 ).: 00CtIE -
AIMEDIUM 5..- Q,.p
"' ,..* ~COMMON.
STEERS (900--11O--')" CH.lOE .- I IC
-' '- ." :, **L 00 ; *i ~ r
,.," ,. ". O.MrrO'D 4 00-
ST'EES' '(I 1 00-1.300#) UHOJCE '
'" MEIU0E-D DIUM .O
,STEERS (1300-1 -.0,,) COI.,CE

G" "(5 ..5. '.. '. ". H -lc^ ' '- 0"
........ . .... -* -o .- 75
/ ,.' MEDIUM 4,bO-.bQ
50"S" ... ' ... CM ON- 3. 5--- 4.50
.... I 'I i i "0 M-ME 4.00-- 4. D
,o':. ,. C'o cT.-.UU .R.50 -.2

BUL'L"(YR'LG ExoL) .G-OH(BE5EF) 2 "":--- --
'. UT-COM--ED -- - -
V'EALES '(M1LK--FEO) GE-"H .." . ...
"" . n-LMEDIUM. .
CULL-COM -.-- -
CALVES (255050,) GD-CH :.Q ;.
F &S CTTE OM-A-LED .
FOR & STKR CATTLE AND G0."LVES& :,', .' -


STEERS (.50Q00pQ,-: r
STEERS (,800:-I-.050.-OF) G"r-.C
_., '. ", ,* .GOM-te E
HE| FEPS, GD-C-b
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Cows; . ,; : G.o-.O
COWS: F'-r' C-
CALVES (S&EEns) : .'-C-
SL,\UGHTER SHEEP: AND LArEiSU
SPRING LAMOS: Q.-C-


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UNI TED STATES DEPARTMENT OF A-R\I CULTURE
BUREA OF AGRI CULTUR,\L ECONOMICS
M'\RKET NE'V(S SERVICE


-217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'OnRTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


D.\ILY LVETOK. MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 193
TODAYS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I 1:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE C- ALVES


HOGS __
HOGS SHEEP HOL-DOVER Dl rECTT*TU-


FORT WORTH.
KANSAS. CITY
SH I C AG'O
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
C, MAHOA T
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX C0 TY.
ST, ,JOSEPH
3T o P.AUL
\I CHITA
N NV ER MRE -
T-OTAL II MARKETS
ONE ',EEK AGO, I MARKrTS
To DATE THI S 'VEEK
.Ar.-iE PERIOD LAST W*EE D


4,000
4-,000
Zi11- Oro
B ,000-
I ,500
7,000
3, 000
7 000
2, 8CC-
500
500
33,700
39,500
139,300
134, 200


800
* 700
S3,000
- 800
300-
200
I 00
300
. 3', 700
.3n00
75
S0,275-
1 1200.
31 ,575
33,400


'-700
', 000
14,000
5,-000
II ,000
700
7,000
5:, 000
I ,700
1,300
61 .,-00
8 2;900
231-,800
244, 1 00


FORT 'VORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENT-S AND PACKER -PURCH,


- 13,0 0'
16,o000
7,000
1 ,500
nI4, I-....' .
2OO
500
7, ,, 5n -. ....
400 "
2,200 -


51

5,.000 2,000





500


2, $,30c.*APROXIMATE NUMBDF"R OF
"(30,500- DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
-20O2,300 INCLUDED IN THE DA'YtS
-&215,300- E TItMATED RECEIPTS'
/SES, TUESDAY," MAY 197; 1 931<.


... CATTLE
AkCTUAL RECEIPTS 3,607
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 2,573
PACKER PURCHASES I ,690

FT0'"ORTH ACTUAL WEDNESDAY ,'IK -AGO ,091
FT. WORTH ACTUAL ,' WEDNESDAY ,YN-AGO 1-I,38,5


CALV*E S
1 ,-017
1417-
.568

840
.51 86


SHOGS
1,324
1,060

372
872


FORT WORTH LI\!ETOCK (MARKET WEDNESDAY M.AY


..SHiEEP
1 0 ,%348
... IJ?98
9,044

11 ,261
4 .89


20, 1931.


(BASED ON" M MARKETT CONvI TIONS AND SALES REPORTED ,UP TO 1 :00 PF.M.) ,.

CATTLE: CATTLE DUYE'S ON SLAUGHTER ACCOLINT WEIE IN' NO,; HURRY TO PLACE DI QS-'AND
T- rt 1A'KET AS A WHOLE'PROVED VERY DULL I.ITH R.ACKER REQU I REMIENTS
A [PARENTLY OF LIGHT VOLUME. BEAR I.SH DEMANDD CENTERED ON SLAUGHTER STEERS AND 3UTCHiER
COWS AND, ALTHOUGH VERY FR_.'EW SALES OF THESE CLASSES WERE MADE DURING MORNING ROUfND'_S
THE, TENDENCY TO VALUES A"'EARED WA ,EA TO .LOWER." OCCAfIONALt SALES ON ORDER ACCOUNT.
HOWEVER, WERE QUOTA7LY STAY. SLAU-HTER YEAREIYN-S AN-D CJT'TERRY-TYPE COWS HELD
.TEADY, OR VCRY NEARL-Y SO, AND LI-r,,,ITED SUPPLIES OF :'ULLS MOVED-AT STEADY OATESi -.THE
DAYV-S CATTLE -.-OCE? r1PTS OR ADr'UT -,O00.- HEAR oNSr.TPD LARGELY 'OF SLAUGHTER, STEER.
STOCK YEARLINGS ATrD MIXED DUTCHER CLASS .
SIX LOADS OF GCASS-FAT SLAUGHTER STEE-r"S' MOVED ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT
t5.50 ANM SEVERAL LOAf'S OF COMW1.ON ORASSERS DROGQHT 0 .0 ANQ $4.'O0, ALSO SELLING ON
T'- I IX-cab -S T r, ING, 7-7' .A ` 5.*50 i E 1-R y
.ORDER ACCOUNT T'E IX-CA STRI NG OF STRONG WEIGHT .RASSE'RSAT $.0 WERE VERY
SIMILAR TO CATTLE Tj'AT SOLD LAST V EEE AT $5.S2O THE-,EOT FAT YEARLINGS SHOWN, ONE
LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE GRADES MADE A TOP'FOR $7*75 AFD OTHER SALES OF SLAUGHTER ..
YEARLINGS WERE-.RE)"O RTED AROUND AND .UNDER $7.00. ,
TRADE IN FAT CrOWS CARRIED A CARL.OT TO OR $400 THIS PRI.E PAI ON
OUTSIDE ACCOUNT FOR A VERYO-OD GRADE. BUTCHER COWS WEZE LLSTED AROUND $3.5,
CUTTERS ROM 7 TO 23.00 AND LOW-CUTTERS AROUND 2.05 TO ,-[50. ONE LOAD OK
ClaTTErRS FR.O .: ,) ,,#7. .. .--7 -, ...
SAUSAGE DULLS, MOSTLY ?RAH-1AS, CH/N.ED -4ANDS AT $000. .
TEADY VALUES FOR STOCK YEARLINGS WERE IND01 CATED DY PURCHASES DURING
THE FORENOON. ,SEVERAL LOADS OF DESI RA3LE STOCK STEER YEARLINGS MOVED *UT AT Gc.00
TO $ .50 AND A30'JT THREE LOADrS OF STOCK COWS DEf0UGHT. A STEADY rDICE OrF $3.65F
SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED STEADY TO AN'-'D 5 CENTS LOWER. PACKERDEMAND
QUIET. A FEW LOADS r-"F MEDIUM GRAPE HEAVY SLAUCHTEr CALVES, '/ERE ROEP',TED FROM e5. 00
TO $5.25 AND SOMER'FAIPLV GOOD HEAVIES SOLD AROUND .$6.00. CULL SORTS IN. MOST WEIGHTS
HAD'TO MOVE AT ,35- TO Ob,0. SOME GOOD VEALERS DROUGHT 7.00. .


HOGS:
PART LOAD OF


LIGHt SUPPLIES ORF HOGS.-HErNE TO"AY,, ESTI MATED AT 7Q0 HEAD, ,-jINCLUtJDED
6I HEAD 1iEbT.T T PACKERS, Ar;DUT 325 TRUCK HOGS AND TWO LOADS AND A
RAI L. HOGS FO THE. OPEN MARKET.


FRI CES- RULED STEADY TO 10 CEWTS.LOWEC", WItTH GOOD TRUCK.HOGS ON SMALL
K!LLER7 ACCOUNT TO-NIC 'AT '6. 55. 'THIS IS THE'"LO',IEST TO- ON ECORD IN SEVERAL YEAOS
AT THE LOCAL A'*4AR'* ET. THE :T'tO COADS 'ANQ A PART LOAD rF MEDI UM TO CHOICE 200 TO 22. .
'Ai-L HOGS oUGHT370) WI TTH SOME -35 ') TO 400--POUND 3UTCHERS OUT AT 0 00A MOST OF
THE G3OD TRUCK 23UTC.'iES*LANtJ'ED AT $6.50. PACKING SOWS MOVED AT $5.0 AND $5.-5, On
STEADY .. "
D LAM S1 ES l,`AA~f-_
SHEEP: TODAYS SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAMDS, ESTIMATED AT 13,000 HEA,. INCLUDED
S AN ICnREASED PROPORTON OF GOOD FAT WETHERS AND SPRI N.G LAMDS. PACKER
3UYERS-WERE OUT EARL'ANr. MOON.ING SALEF6 OF KILLING: CLASSES RULED FULLY STEADY.
5'R|NG LAMDS-MOVED FRrOM $7.00 To $7.75, LATTER p ICE PA I FOE SEVERAL SHIPMENTS.
,,-FA 71% 0. .. .1,,_0,
no9- SHORN FATI AMDS ANTn YEAr:L NGS WERE REPORTED FROM 6,, 00 TO $6.3 AND GOOD TWO-
YrA--OLD. FAT WET!iHEr-S SOLD MOlSTLY AT 14.,50.- *SEVERAL DECKS F GOOD AGED FAT WETHERS
CA._YING A FEWT-V.3S DR-OM.SCHT T1 ,75, AND OTHErZ AGED FAT ,VETHERS MOVED AT $.50 AND


5 ~ ~ E nF GO 3 r^ n. FAT *; .. *


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 193-1.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:45 A.M.
CATTLE:. ARLY TRADE OM FED STEERS AND LONG YEARLINGS STEADY TO STRONG, INSTANCES
'f'TO- ... 0 TO T15' HIGHER; EARLY ACTIVITY CONTINUING ON LOWER GRADES BUT MARKET ON
FETTER GRADES SLOWING DOWN; p.i00 PAID, HOWEVER, FOR STRICTLY CHOICE APPROXIMATELY
I,325#r STEERS; MOST EARLY SALES 7..00 TO S8.,00 WITH A SPRINKLING A.T $8.25 AND BETTER
PUT LOWER PRICED EVENLY LOWER ON LIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS: SHE-STOCK SCARCE BUT SLOW; DULLS
A3OUT STEADY AND VEALERS TENDING 25 TO 50, LOWER AT $7.50 TO $8a0 WITH PRACTICAL
,fOP ON CHOICE OFFERINGS AT $9.00. .'
HQGS: OPENED STRONG T?_ W HIGHER, SOME LE.SALE TO H 5 H1SER; 7 0,T;
-T BULK DESI ,AE3LE U 5"aQ -TWEIGHTSo.5 TO ,7cU05; MoST, 2 TO ;26.U .,.o O
TO +6.80; FEW LOADS 27t TO 325y ,- 3.30 TO $6.75; PACKING SOWS AROUND STEADY, "U-K
rETTEO KINDS $5.40 TO $5,65; PIGS IN DRo-D DEMAND; MOST 120 TO 14-0 AVERAGES p6,75
TO' $7.00. .. .
SHEEP: FULLY STEADY WI TH-TUESDAY'IS LOW TIME; MOST INTERESTS GOI-NG SLOW. I-OWEVtnR;
---- GOOD AND CHOICE CLIPPED LAMBS $, T8 0. TO Q8.5U TO PAACKERS EARLY; .ONE STRICTLY
CHOICE LOAD 8,85 TO CITY.. BUTCHERS; WOOL SKINS VERY SCAnCE, 3 LOADS AULFOnN4A SP"RING-
Ei-S AROUND $TI.00, FE" $11 ,50; SHEEP DULL, FEW SHORN EWES $2.00 TO.$2.75.... .
KANSAS 01TY MARKEt--I I:00 A.M.
CATTLE: SLOW, FE'V LOW-PRICED STEERS ABOUT STEADY; HOLDING BULK AT STEADY RATES;
S BUTCHER CATTLE DRAGGY, UNCHANGED; BULLS EASIER; VEALERS AND CALVES FULLY
STEADY; STOeKE;1S AND FEEDERS UNCHANGED; 'ULK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIG10ILE TO
SELL AT 6.25 TO $7425, SOME HELD HIGHER; FEW HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS' DOWNWARD
FDOM $7.85; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $8,00.
H-OGS: MODERATELY ACTIVE, STEADY TO jO HIlGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE, HEAVY.
",WEIGHTS UP MPOST TOP r .55 ON 170 TO 2,0; MOST 150 TO .230# 6.35 TO $6.50;
40 TO 31S. .10 TO S,.35; SOWS STEADY, MOSTLY R5.00 TO $5.25; PIGS STEADY, $6.25 TO
'3'75. '
7.HEEP: LAMBS AND SPRING LAMQS STEAD TO 25 LOWER; ,DD LOTS SHEEP AOQU,, STEARX; .
----- 8TOP NATIVE SPRING LAMBS $8. AmI zONS ; WOOLED LAMOS-.ZUU TO q _5;
CHOICE FED CLIP-ED LAMBS $7,65, TEXAS p5.50 TO $6. "
*NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.;T.LOUIS) MARKET-10:00 A.M.
BATTLE: RECEIPTS. LARGELY FED, STEERS AND TEXAS GRASSERS INCLUDING SOME CHOICE .
OKLAHOMANS, INDICATIONS STEADY ON STEERS AND HIGHER ON MIXED YEARLY NGS, AND
HEIFERS, DEEF COWS STEADY TO TRADERS WITH PACKERS BIDDING LOWER GOD AND CHOICE .
VEALER .3 .i HIGHERR AT )8r,50; OTHER CLASSES STEADY, A FEW COWS $4.00 TO.$"r.75; LOW-
CUTTERS $.75 TO $3.25; MEDIUM DULLS $3.75 TO $I4.*5, FEW AT THE HIGHER FIGURE;
STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS AND FEEDING COWS AND HEIFERS 25 LOWER FOR WEEK.
HOGS: UNEVEN, A FEW OPENING SALES 5I TO 20( HIGHER; LATER ,TRADE SLW AT 10 TO
... r5 ADVANCE OVER. TUESDAY; ONE RIME LOAD AUND 8 I 7,. .02 O DOWN.
LARGELY .5"TO' $7."0; A FEW 2 TO T270#S6.5 AND 6.60; AROUND 40UU AVERAGES..
30; SoWS 1'04 HIG'HE,, LARGELY $5.40 TO $5.6. 0
NHEEP: EARLY TRADE IN LAMDS CONFINED TO BUTCHERS; A FEW SMALL LOTS OF SPRING.
---- LAM3S TO THESE.OPERATORS STEADY AT $1075f PACKERS INACTIVE; FRESH ARRI-
VALS LARGELY SPRING LAMDS.WITH AROUND 1,200 TEXAS CLIPPERS HELD'OVER FROM TUESDAY.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. STLOUIS
b ST. *" *LOSE' . LosE-O .- - cL .-- "


HOGS:.SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
== BOASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LLTLT (40-160- GD-CH $ 6.20- 6.50
LT 'NT 60-/80-A- GD-CH 6 .45- 6.55
NED WT |0 lGDH 61 : |5
HVY WT I -2; G-H 6. .5- 6 5
SLAUHTE 0 ;D--H 0- Q-O 0
FKG Sows .V27 -0 E,,D- 5 0- 5-.
SLAUGHTER "IGS(I,0O .3p^JGD-GH .- - -
FDOR &STKR PIGS (7cL'-I 30!'.GD-Cy' -- --
AV COST & WT.TUES(P GS EXCL. 6.35- 2 1-j
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, ,AL\'Eg AND VEALERS:


STEERS (d0--S00, CHQ1 CE
000
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-1 00-'1) UH.E E
L.OOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1100-1I300:,) UH.ICE
LOOD"
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-1 500.-') CHOCE
(, H'5-- 0"< _loon
HEIFERS (550U850--) CFO0 OE
GOOD
GrOo
M'ED I UMN
COMMON .
Cows: CHOICE
^ HOPp"
SOM -ED
Low UuT-OUT
BULLS(YRLG EXOL)U Ot+CO(.BEF-
,U T-U O A--E
VEALERS (MILK-FED) -H
MED I UM
CALVES (250-500:,) CUb-CH
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND LVL:
~STEEnS (5U01JU)- 'GD-CH
STEERS (800-I 050-") .GD.-.H
COI-NMED
HEI FERS: C GD--H
COM--P!ED
CoWS: GC'-H
00.",1M MED
CALVES (STEERS) GCD-CH
EDI UM
SLAUGHTER SHEEPr' AND L,3'
" SPRNj LAMN S 'n'-CH.
N''EDI UM
COC6?MON
LAMBS: (90 RN) rI:'.-O-H
',rEn IiUM
(91-1I00-'0- E.-OH
ALLOW, mOr.ION
YRLG WET ERS' lI n-',,-
EWES: 90--i 0-) n -H
(120-A 501) ML,.-OH
(ALL NTS) CUI.L-COM


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5.50-
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2.C0 1.00- 2.25


NOTE: SPRING LA10S EXCEPTED, ALL- UOTATIONO ON SHORN, BASIS',


5/20/31 P
1 :45 P.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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


217 I LIVESTOCK EXCHArGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-220,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY MAY 21, 1931..
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS. OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN, MARKETS.
(1 1:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) '


ORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SI'OUX CITY
St. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
HI CHITA
DENVER
TOTAL 1I MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGo,I I MARKETS
-To DATE. THIS WEEK
,AME PERIOD LAST WEEK


CATTLE CALV ES HoGS SHEEP
2,500 1 ,100 "700 5,500
2,200 40a 50000 1,000
6;000 3,000 17,000 8,000
2,500 t;200 11,500 2,500
5,000 300 11;000 6,000
'600 200 '600 '400
3,000 '100 7,000 2,000
1,700 300 4,500 4,000
2,200 1,800 7-000 400
.200 .100 1',600 200
.900 .100 2,000 I,60Q
26;800 8,700 68;000 42,200
23;750 8,000 74;000 56;500
166,100 40,275 299,800 244,500
157,950 41,400 318,100 271,800


7,500


SHIRECT HRU
oHrOLMV ER ...D IRE CT* TH RU


400
70
.2,500


1 ,000


137


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


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, WEDNESDAy, MAY 20,J9 i.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.'VORTH ACTUAL*THURSDAY ,WK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAYYR AGO


CATTLE CALVES HOGS '
4,652 '636 673
NOT COrAPILED -
1 ,747 .644 .493
.4 ow


SHEEP
140350

I1 ,451


2,377 791 1 ,162 12,'81 1
2,:371 1.,272 |1 ,079 1,230


FORT 'VORT!4 LIVESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY MAY.21, 1931.
(3ASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND .SALES REPORTED UP TO 2:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: MOST OF THE BEARISH TERMS IN .THIE MARKET VOCABULARY WERE NEEDED TO
DESCRIBE CATTLE TRADE HERE TODAY. PACKER DEMAND PROVED EXTREMELY
DULL AND NO BUSINESS OF CONSEQUENCE, ON LOCAL SLAUGHTER ACCOUNT, WAS TRANSACTED
DURING THE FORENOON. OCCASIONAL SMALL-LOT SAL.E8 WERE MADE AT CATCH-BID0 FIGURES AND
BULK OF THE; SLAUGHTER STEERS REMAJ:NED IN FIR ST:..HANDS, QOI NG INTO HE AFTERNOON:
UNSOLD. 'A WEAK TO LOWER IrCE TREND WAS INDICATED IN SLAUGHTER S"IEERS, EbUTCHEl' COWS
AND LOW-CUTTERS, BUT THE EXTENT OF DECLINES WAS POORLY INDICATED BY SCATTERED SALES
REPORTED. "'

YAmO ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY 2,500 CATTLE AND |1,100 CALVES. THE
CATTLE RUN BROUGHT IN A3OUT FIFTEEN LOADS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS, SEVERAL SHIPMENTS
OF STOCKERS AND FEEDERS AND REMAINING SUPPLIES CONSISTED LARGELY QF MIXED BUTCHER
CLASSES, SOME OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS WV,-ERE FAIRLY iOOD FED GRADES.

A FEW COMMON GRASS STEERS SOLD 'AT $4,.50 AND TWO LOADS OF GOOD -FED
CATTLE, THE BEST MATURED STEERS SHOWN, 'BROUGHT G$6.50 ON LATE ROUNDS. A TWO-CAR
SHIPMENT OF DESIRABLE SLAUGHTER YEARLIN'GS CHANGED HANDS AT A STEADY PRICE OF $7.00
AND BUTCHER HEIFERS IN PLAINER GRADES RANGED AROUND AND UNDER $5.00. SORlTS OF
BUTCHER COWS WERE PEDDLED AROUND $3.25 AND CUTTERY TYPES WERE LISTED FROM $2.65 TO
$3.00. ONE LOAD OF LOW-CUTTERS SOLD ATI.$2.25. BULL VALUES REMAINED NOMINAL-.
THE LARGEST CATTLE TRANSACTION OF THE DAY CONSISTED OF ELEVEN 'CARS
OT PLAIN FEEDING STEERS THAT MOVED OUT AT A QUOTABLY STEADY PRICE OF $5.00. THESE
CATTLE SOLD'ON A KANSAS PASTURE ORDER. LIMITED SUPPLIES OF MEDIUM GRADE'. STOCK
YEARLINGS ENCOUNTERED A NARROW COUNTRY DEMAND. "
SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED SLOW, MOSTLY AROUND 25. CENTS LONER, ALTHOUGH
OCCASIONAL SALES APPEARED STEADY. SOME PLAIN HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES WErE REPORTED.
AT $5.25 AND CULL SORTS SOLD ON DOWN TO $3. 00. GOOD TO CHOICE: HEAVY FAT CALVES
WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING. .ONE LOAD OF GOOD. DEALERS TOPPED AT.,$7.00.:
4P-DET OAY, N
HOGS': WEAK' TO LOWER HO'G PRICES WERE RE-P 0RTTD AT OTHER MAhKETS TODAY AND,
LOCAL TR,,A E'-OPENED STEADY BUT CLOED0 ,5. TO 10; 'CENTS .LOWER .. RECE'IC-TPt'S
ESTIMATED At' 700-HEAD', INCLUDED 400. HEAD 0I RECT TO PACKERS,0 ABOUT 280 TRUCK HOGS
AND A PARTT LOAD OF 'RAI L HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKE.T. THE EARLY, TOP) $6b0,..OWAS'P.A4D
73Y SMALL KILLERS FO"' A ,FEi.:TRUCK' HOGS. PACKERS PAID $6.45 "F7OR. A' PA hT LOAO OF' 6f0OD
3UTCHERS, AVEAG.IING AROUND 20'-0 POUNDS, AND BOUpHT M'O.ST OF T-Ht; GOOD. TO' CHO I0CEE. 170, TO
2,-0--POUN TRUCk HOGS AT $6.40, $6.4-5 'AN. A FAEW AT y'3.'50. SORfTS OF PACKING SOWS W fIRE
REPORTED AT $5000' AND $.2'-5,' ABOUT STEADY, .

SHEEP: LOCAL .SHdEP AND LAMB RECEI PTS TODAY WE^RE ESTIMATED AT 5,500 HEAD BUT
S AfIVALS.UP TO A.,LATE.HOUR TOTALED OVER 7,000 HEAD AND INCLUDED
.3,7.50 HEAD" RECEIVE 3Y'TR'UCK. ...THI. S' ANEW RECORD FO.R THE LOCAL TRUCK DIV'ISON
0N,.Y: A FDN DECKS OF GOOD TO' CO ICE GRADES' WERE OFFERED IN THE RAIL DIVI SI ON. AND
TRADE IN- THESECRULED FULLY1 ,GTEAUY, GOOD KILLING CLASSES IN THE' TRUCK SECTION ALSO'
S? oD STEADo. : COMMON TO MED-) UM GRADES OF SHO,,RN LAM3S .-ND YEARLINGS SOLD WEAK TO
,: CENTS LOWEr -* T .qDNG I.AM4BS MOED..ROM $7.00 TO $7.75 AND GOOD SHORN FAT
LAMBS AND YEA-LtINGG SOLD FRO,.M$,.pc00 TO $6&.,35. MEDIUMM G;ADE: FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS
SQLO. TO PACkERS 'r-" RO'VN tO $5.50. T"tO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETH-,'S WERE REPORTED FROM
$4,00 TO $4.5-0 A,' T-E.BETTER G R,'DES OF AGED, FAT WETHERS A $ 2 50 AND $2.75. SOME
COMMON LAMBS "/'F7E T EN.." UT-AS FEEDERS AT $3. 50. "



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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARIVET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY MAY 21 1931.
"' .CHICAGO MARKET-10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER AND YEARLING MARKET PRACTICALLY AT STANDSTILL; FEW SALES WEAK TO 25,
S--- "LOWER; SHE-STOCK SHARING WITH GENERAL SLOWNESS AND DOWNTURN; KILLING QUAL-
ITY GENERALLY PLAIN AND BOTH LOCAL AND OUTSIDE BUYERS VE$ INDIFFERENT, SUGGESTING
O'"LY PARTIAL CLEARANCE OF TODAY'S CROP; BEST FED STEERS $8.0,U A FEW LOADS SELLING
AAT $6. 5 1T $7.40 WITH LIGHT SOUTHERN CUTTERS DOWN T 7 $4t.75; BIDDING CONSIDERABLY
UNDER $3.00 FOR LOW-CUTTER COWS AND AROUND $4.50 TO 85,QO FOR GOOD FAT OFFERINGS,
'.QME OF THESE BORDE.1ING ON THE CHOICE GRADE, LIGHT HEIFERS TENDING LOWER; BULLS WEAK.
:T SAUSAGE OFFERINGS $4.25; VEALERS.P5 TO 50 LOWER AT $7.00 TO $.8.00, BEST AROUND..
00i"^ 00
_O.__ SLLOI, UNEVENLY WEAK TO 100 LOWER, MOSTLY 100 LOWER; BULK DECLINE' ON 180 TO.
'- -- 27C0,:. TQs,7.700,. PAID MOSTLY FOR UNDERWEIGHTS'ANDSPARLNGLY FOR 180 TO *200.
BULK 150 TO 2 ..7TO TO $,90; MOST 240 TO 27&L $6..60 TO $6.70; F*EW 280 TO 32,.
3.10 TO $6. 50' .EARLY SALES PACKING SOWS AROUND STEADY, LATER SALES 106 LOWERq, BULK-
SBETTER KINDS $,.0,35 TO $5.60; PIGS I N GOOD DEMAND, BULK STRONG WEIGHTS $6,75 TO $7*.00.
SHEEP: EARLY MARKET STEADY TO UNEVENLY LOWER THAN WEDNESDAYIS BAD CLOSE; VERY.
SLITTTLE PONE; PACKERS .BLDI.NG ABOUT 25d DOWN; FEW GOOD TO CHOICE CLI.PPED
LAMBS $8,00 TO-,2'8'.5, ONE LOAD :8.65 TO CIlTY BUTCHER; CALI'FQRN LA' SPRINGER I $10.a5 TO-
PACKER, SOME HELD HIGHER; NATIVE SPRINGERS SCARCE, LARGELY FU TO $ 1|O#U, DEPENDING
UPON KIND; ODD LOTS FAT SHORN EWES $2.00 TO $2.75.
.KANSAS CITY MARKET--1 I1:00 A.M .
CATTLE: LiGHT WEIGHT FED STEERS, YEARLI'NGS AND BUTCHER $TO-CK WEAK TO MOSTLY 25 0
LOWEr; NOTHIING DONE ON WEIGHTY STEE4-S, TALKING LOWER; BULLS WEAK .'VEALERS
AND CALVES EASIER; STOCKES.AND. FEEDERS EXTREnMELY SCARlE& "STEADY TTO WEAK; CHOICE.
LIGHT WLHT T YEARLING STEERS $7., OTHER EAnYLY SALES TO '$7.50, L.,T.]E
STEERS E B.2, 3 LOADS 2FATEXAS BRAHMA COWS $400L FEW 44 TEXAS STOCKERS $70
PRACTICAL TOP VEALCERSA-.9UU0 '-2 0 0- .^O ,
'!"lOGS: STEADY TO I0 LPWErR THAN WEDNESDAYY. AVERAGE; TOP ..5 QN 200 TO 2 .
-" MQST 1 TO 2I40 WEIGHTS 6.35 TO $6.45; 250 To 320,.0 $ Q0,TO $S3. U S6W
MOSTLY $5.U00 TO .25, FEW $5.35; PIGS SCARCE, STEADY, QUOTABLE $6.25 TO $ ..
.E-4EP: NATIVE'SPRING LAMYS STEADY TO STRON6; SHORN TEXAS LAMBS STEADY TO b
-- LOW"n ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; NQ WOLED LAMBS SOLD EARLY; .TOP NATIVE 5
SPRING LAMBS-$16.00, MOST SALES $9.50 TO $o0.00; SHORN TEXAS LAMBS $5.35 TO b25
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LIOUIS')MARKET-9:50 A.M. "
BATTLE: MEDIUM 3ULLS, VEALERS A1O A FEW EARLY DEALS OF L I GHT HEIFERS STEADY, OTHER
HEIFERS NOT MOVING; OTHER CLASSES PRACTICALLY AT A STANDSTILL WITH LOWER
,UNDERTONE PREVAILING; TOP MEDIUM BULLS $4.25; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $8.50I :1
'iOGS: MARKET MODERATELY ACTIVE ON LIGHT HOGS AND PIGS AT 5 TO 1 00 DECLINE FROM
CLOSE WEDNESDAY; FEW SMALL LOTS $6,80 WITH SOME HQGS HELD H GHE;R MOST
-30 DOWN |.b0 TO o-.75; A FEW 270 TO 2809 WEIGHTS IN MDEIJM FLESH $.30 SOWS
,.,.0 TO $:.50, o, $5.60.
HEEP: RECEIPTS MOSTLY SPRING LAMBS WITH A FEW LOADS CLIPPED TEXAS LAMBS'IN- N "
CLOUDED; NO SALES MADE EARLY; PACKERS TALKING LOWERe
FORT WORTH CHCAGO KANSAS. 01CTY ESTLOUIJS .
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS:SoFT. onQILY HOqS AND .
-- ROAST-ING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 0-1304$ G 5- j 45 7g 3.4- :
LT: p I r 6. %- 3 6*7
LTL 635a GD-CH R- 6.5 38 5- .
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ME ~ :~ .4 .00 g*50
HVYW'r35GD-CH 6.4u-0 6. 5 .oN 6356.3 .3
SLAGHTR 1B 100 2.GD-H Q9 .3- 87-6.7
.PKG Sows 275O0- .ED0- 5.05. 5 5 5- 5.
SLAUGHTE.Pls GD-OH CE60 35- 70 b s 5 VEA0-E.
FO &STKR PIGs (760-. GD-QH---
SLA LHIEK STLEOLV6.CL.)245E 3irl6:92 2~
Av H f EA( G0 E ND 6.3- 2- 651


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NOTE:
5/21/31 RP
1:55 P.M.


S ,' 1.G-G LAM1S, EX.C.EPT ED ,


ALL QUOTATIONS ON


SHORN BASIS ,


STERLING EMrENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


61IL V9990 Z9Zl C

vai 1oidl111 dlt ol AiISyAiNill1 1111 l1
ValNO7lJ:::I.0 ALISNI3AINn







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


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT '0RTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-"22,09


DA I LY L I VESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRIDAY MAY 22, 1931.,


TOr)AYI'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.OF LIVESTOCK
(11I:00 Ao.M.CENTRAL TIME)


-AT ELEVEN MArKETS .

HOG S


CATTLE CALVES HOGS e SHEEP


FORT WORTH
KANSAS Cf TY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
:SIoux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST-. PAUL
WI CH I TA
DENVEnR
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGOI I MARKETS
To. DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERiOD LAST. VEEK


.. 900 200 900
500 100 3,000
2,000 1,000 18;l000
1,500 700 13,000
1;300 100 11,000
300 20,r0 '500
1,;000 100 8;500
S00 100 4,000
3,200 1,800 ( 10,000
*.200 100 1-,200
'. 300 25 .400
I1..;800 4,425 70,500
13-,050 5,500 60;100
177,900 44,700 '370,300
171,000 4S,900, -378,200


FORT WOrH RECEIPTS. SHIPMENTS AND FACKEnR UrOCHA


5,000
10,000
7;000'
2,500
7,500
200
2 ; 000
S3,000
2 ,000
.1M.~
.9I 00.
.900


HOLDOVETnTDrECT* THRU*
,rA'7


9,000


,280
7 000
I ,200


I ,300


700


'40 200L APPROpxI MATE' NUMBER OF
39,650-IDIrECT"AND THRU HOGS
284,700- INCLUDED '1N THE DAYS
31 1 ,450B' ESTIMATED RECEIPTS'
1SES. THU-RSDAY. MAY 21. 1931.


,. CAtTLE"
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2,851
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 149
ACKER PURCHASES C K 1,047,

FT.WORTH -ACTUAL,FRI DAY,$'K AGO ,694'
FT.WO'RTH ACTUAL ,F-Vi .AY.YR AGO 935


CALVES
963
386
686

318
51 3


HOGS
93C
S83C


SHEEP


)' 6,185


924 8,779
734 1 657


S .FORT- WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET..- FRI DAY 4AY 22, 1931..
(3ASED ONI, MARKET CONDI iI ONS AN'D SALES REPR TED UP' TO 1 :00) r.,M)

CATTLE: THE COM7INATIOI OF SMALL -rCEIPTS'AND DULL DEMAND 'ESSULTED E0iN A
PEDDLING CATTLE MARKET HE-ETODAYw SCATTERED SALES OF THE VARI OUS
CLASSES WERE MADE AT THE WEEK'S FULL DECLINES, .UT VERY FEW CATTLE WERE WANTED ON
SLAUGHTER ACCOUNT. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED ROR TOTALS OF 'ONLY 900 CATTLE AND 200
CALVES.
SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE. TOO SCARCE T O PEMI.T A TEST OF VALUES *AND NO
SALES OF THIS CLASS WERE MADE ,UD! NG MORNING TOU'NDS. A ,FEW GOOD SLAU'MHTE YEAR.
LINGS SOLD AROUND 75 AND TWO LOADS O'F- RATHER PLAIN HE1 FER VEARLING.S DROUGHT
$.5.65. Two CARS OF .G,0OD FAT COWS MOVED AT 3.50 'AND $3.65 AND. OCCASIONAL SORTS OF
DUTCHER CO.WS WERE nEPOrrTE1 FOM $3.00 TO ,$3.25. LOW-CUTTERS WERE L I STED MOSTLY
FROM (75T TO.. 0 T, STRONG WEIGHTS AROUND 2.25..
'" NOMINAL VALUES PREVAILED IN THE MARKET FOR STICKERS AND FEEDERS, AS
m NA. V L .S l\MAMKr
SUPPLIES OF DESIRABLEE CATTLE, SUITABLE FOR THE COUNTRY DEMAND, WERE PRACTICALLY
S.-LACKINGO
A FEW' GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD ON ORDER ACCOUNT UP TO; $.50.AND
*' SEVERAL 'LAS OF MEDIUM .TO GOOD HEAVI ES FOUND A PACKER OUTLET AT p4 75 TO $5.25o
.CUL- SORTS OF CALVES RANGED ON DOWN TO 2.00 AND LESS, THE TRADE SHOWING FULL
RECENT DECLINES. ,

HOGS: SMALL PRICE DECLINES WERE ,REOrTED AT MOST HOQ MARKETS TODoAY AN.D"
L'.LIDHT SUPPLIES ON THE LOCAL MARKET SOLD 5 CENTS UNDER YESTEnDAYS
VALUES. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 900 HEA", INCLUDED 547 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS.-
SMALL KILLERS `AID $S.45, THE DAYS TOP, FOR A FEW TRUCK HOGS AND RACKETS fOUGHT
M'O"ST :OF THE GOOD LIGHT AND. MEDIA UM WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS AT $8.40. THE ONE LOAD OF
RAIL DUTCHERS CONSISTED OF FAIRLY GOOD f17-POUND WEIGHTS THAT SOLD TO PACK4 f,,6.40. SORTS OF PACKING SOWS UP TO $55 WEE STEADY.

.S HEEF: OVER 5,00 HEAD OF SHEEP AND LAMGS-WERE OFFERED HERE TODAY, IN-
.. T OCLUDING ADOUT 32 DECKS RECEIVED DY RAIL AND OVER 1,000 HEAP. IN THE
TRUCK DIVISION. BUYERS VVWERE OUT EARLY AND MOST KILLING CLASSES MOVED AT STEADY TO
STRONG PRICES. STRICTLY GOOD FAT LAMDS AND YEARLINGS SOLD UP TO $6.50, WITH TWO
OECKS AT THIS RICE, OTHER SALES OF FAT LANDS AND YEARLINI.GS WERE REPORTED AT
$5.00, $3.25 AND $6.35, INCLUDING SEVERAL DECKS AT $6.25. MOOT OF THE GOOD SPRING
LAMDS -MOVED AT $7.N5 AND $7.50, AN A FEW LOTS OF GOOD TO, CHOICE SPRING LAMNDS
DROUGHT $7.75. 7 MED)IUr'M TO GOOD TWO-YEAR--OLD FAT Wr.THERS SOLD AT $4..25 AND $4.50 AND
AGED FAT WETHERS WE:RE RErORTED FROnM $2.0 TO $2.75.


M" MARKETS CLOSED MEMORY AL DAY

THE FORT 1WO1TH LIVESTOCK MARK.E'T AN OTHER PRIMARY MARKETS W-LL
DE CLOSED SATURDAY, MAY 30TH, IN OnSERVANCE OF'THE MEMO TRIAL .HOL I DAY. LIVESTOCK
RECEI VED ON SATURDAY WILL YA YARDED AND PROPERLY CARED FOR BUT WILL NOT BE OFFERED
FOR SALE UNTIL MtONDAY, JUNE 1STo


5/22/3 RF
1:25 F.M.


(SEE OTHER SIDE)


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PAGE 42.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MfARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MAY 22, 1931.
N CHICAGO M-A'RKET--|0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: LOCAL AND OJUTrIDE UYE.RS CLEANING UP TODAY S STEER CROP AT FULLY STEADY
"--- .PRICES- INNSTANCES A LI TITLE STRONGER; SUPPLY SMALL, HOWEVER, AND GENERAL
UNDERTONE CAUTIOUS AGAINST LIBERAL RUNS NEXT WEEK; MOST STEERS AND YEARLINGS TODAY
$6.75 TO $7,25, EARL T-',P 7.5O, SOME HELD HIGHER 3UT NO STRICTLY CHOICE STEERS
HERE; OTHER KILLING C ULA SES STEADY TO 'VF--AK; MOST INDETWEEN GRADE FAT COWS SELLI NG
AT $4.00 TO $t.50; LOW-CUTTERS $,2.50 TO )3O00 AND STRONG WEIGHTS $3.25 TO 83.7;
TO O SUSGEDUL ~*2 RT OS OFr.,~SELN AT~DWW RD;PACT I CAL
NOT MANY LIGHT HEIFERYEADLINGS IN RUN, MOSTLY STEADY AT 7.00 DOWNWARD; PRACTICAL'
TOP .ON .SAUSAGE 3U.LLS 4.2. DUT MOST OFFER.\NG. SELLING AT 54.00 DOWNWARD IN A,7SENCE
F ODESIRADLE HEAVY OFFERINGq;'HOICE VEALERS $8.50 TO .00 LIGHT KINDS $7.25 TO-
,.8 ,25 .
HOGS: UNEVENLY 10 TTO 20 LOWER THAN THURSDAYIS AVERAGE; PACKERS DIDol NG FULLY
-OO 2AN LOWER THAN THUR....DAY' S CLSE. EARLY TOP .80 PAID PAISARINGLY_ 3ULK
'OD AND CHOICE 50 TO 3804 $6.60 To zS,7o; MOST 190 TO 2204 38.55 TO 31S.70; DULK
230 TO 300 3S.O0 TQ o3.50 FEW 325 TT-400,-. 580 T3O ,.95; 'DESI RALE PACKING SOWS
MOSTLY $5. ITON $5.-0; STRONG WEIGHT PIGS S.0 TO 6,7(5.
SHEEP; NOT ENOUGH OFFERED TO MAKE'A MARKcT; FEW SALES STEADY WITH THURSDAY'S DE-
CLINE, PART LOAD STALE CLIP"'ED LAM."3S $-8.00; CHOICE NATIVE SPRINGERS
$JO.00 AND |0.,-5; 5 LOADS PLAIN CALIF"ONI.AS UNsoLDI .
":" KANSAS I TYV KET-- I 1 :00 A.M.
CATTLE: KILLING, STEERS SLOW, STEADY TC WEAK, QUALITY PLAIN; OTHER KILLING CLASSES
LARGELY NOMINAL; VEALrRS AND CALVES WEAK* STrCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE,
UNCHANGED; MEDIUM QUALITY AROUND I11755 FED STEERS 6,P00y PLAIN QALITY SGTH.,TEXAS
STEERS DC'N TO ob.UU AND DELOW; BETTER KINDS OF VEALERS AROUND I.5 TO .00.
HOGS:; WEAKTO 0jr LOWER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE OR 0i TO n 5 UNDER DEST TIME;
"-- TOP.S.35 ON IFO TO ?210;'ULK iz-0 TO r,50A $S.20 TO ,8.30; 260 TO 395Tob':
75 TO $6.15; SOWS AROUND 25 LOWER, 4.65 TO $5.00; PIGS 2 LOWER, $6.00 TO.
5 *. 5o. A M 3
SHEEP: LM'3 ,ND SP-ING LAMDSSTEADYD SHEEP STRONG; TOP NATIVE SPRING LAM3S
"-.- 9 .7 LETTER GRADES MOSTLY ,..SO TO 79.75; SHORN TEXAS LAMDS $5.75 TO
O3.0Q; TEXAS WETHERS $3.25 TO $3.60. .
. . NATiONAL STOOK'1ARDS (E..ST.LOUIV) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: LOAD LOTS CONFINED TO. 2 CARSr OF HEAVY STEERS AND 12 CARDS OF TEXAS GRASS-.
....- ERS; INDICATIONS NO BETTER THAN STEADY IF THAT; PACKERS TALKING LITTLE,
INT..R.ST I-NTEER., MEDIUM DULLS STEADY TO'. 25, LOWER; TOPS'SHOWING THE DECLINE;
OTHER CLA-SSES STEADY"; FAT MIIXED YEARLINGS AND HEI FEARS S. 50 TO )8.00 I N SMALL LOTS;
COWS $3.75 TO 14.2) LOW-CUTTER RANGE $2.25 TO $3.00; TOP MEDIUM DULLS$
COWS" TQ') 3ED0UI0 pULL8 ,4.00-
VErALFRS Q .50 .. '
HOGS: MARKET UNEVEN F-UT GENERALLY STEADY '^TH THURSDAY'S CLOSE; SOWS I(, LOWER;
NUMEE)ROUS SMALL LOTS CHOICE LIGHT HOGS $3.75- MOST 230' AVERAGES DOWN
r).6 O TO 6.70; A FEW 2'-"' TO 2500 WEIGHTS ,6.40 AND $.50; SOWS LARGELY 5. TO
7) ,o40,o
SHEEP:. OPENING SALES OF. SPRING LA1,.1.DS TO-PACKERS STEADY AT $!0.00 DOWN; NOTHING
DONE ON CLIPPERS; SHE.E" STEADY; RUN COMPRISING 9 CARS'NATIVE STRINGERS
AND 8 CARS CLI'rED TEXAS. .


FORT "
CLOSE
HOGS: (SOFT 0"OR QItY HOGSr AND
ROASTING. I' GS.'.EXCLUDE.D'I : . 1
LT LT i 01'G-1.-) C. D-CH $ 6.-
LT 'WT l'-G- k C3-
MED WT .. 200-" 20- Dr- H 6. :6.-
'S 0 2 050,-220 .D-0H _t.LO-0--
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2KG So's. 275750(.), ,E,-D .:. 5.00-
SLAUGHTER IGSI(I OOl ,Oj. G.-H -
FOR &STKR r1Ios(70-130-.,') "o-"H -
AV COST < THURS(GS X L) 6.28--
SLAU-.T]ER T ATT c LE .AL\ES A VE.\LERS:


STEE- S (E R()--U.4Jsr,). CHOICE
.. .* .... .. .. .* G ^- ',D
E MEDI UM
rCoMI'ON
C!, -10 1 CE
STEERS (900-i 1 f O',) C )HOI CE
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STEERS (803-10i ) 0 )H
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NOTE: SPRING LAM'3,S EXCEt-PTED, ALL QUOTATION[, O, SHORN R, ASI S.
5/22o/31 2F '
l> 50'-oM. STEALING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEFARTrENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE',VS SERVICE


1-7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT ',VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REiOT SATURDAY MAY 23, 1931.
TORAYI'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS O' LtVESTOCK .T ELEVEN MAnKETS'
(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES HOGS
FORT WORTH 500** 50 -300
KANSAS. 01CTY 250 25 500
CHICAGO 5 Go 500 7;000o
NATIONAL" STOCKYARD'S 250 50 2,500
OMAHA 100 --- 3,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 25 25 250
SIOUX CITY I0 25 I ,500
S-. JOSEPH 550 --- 1 ,500
STi. F-AUL 150 -158- *Q0
WI CH I TA 1,0 40n0 1,0
DENVER .300 --- 150
TOTAL I1 MARKETS 325 1,225 20;400
ONE WEEK AGo, I | MARKETS 2,450 '850 22,850
TOTAL THIST WEEK ,1I8 25 45,925 3901700
TOTAL LAST SEEK 188700o- 48,530 413,700
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED' RECEIPTS OF CATTLE. INCLUDE 338 c
ON THRU KILLING AT FORT WORTH. .


SHEEP
3,700
1,onn
50
300
2tOOO
2,000
2 000

5.800
2 too
23,;100
,925
3P 8.00
396,150
BATTLE


[I.


LfTIDOVER U!I RECT71HR' Ir-U*'


3,000


255
150
6,00
100


400


*APPROXIMATE: NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN. THE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS*


FORT 'oRTH EXCEPT, SkIPMENTS AND PACKER FUR CHAES FRIDAY, MAY 22, L93.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
BACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK
FT.WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WJK.LAST YR.


CATTLE CALVES HOGS.
917 338 824
NOT COMPILED -
-454 199 698
w a, .* ..,
9,600 3,900 4,900
1,041 3,8.39 G 60083.
8.997 4.045 5:972


LIVESTOCK M'IARFKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY MAY. 23
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO I I100
S, FORT CHOTH C CHICAGO KANSAS cITY
n' fr n f "to O. r Q C,


OG ULUolL
IHOGS:;SOFT ORIQILY HtGS AND
.---- '.OASTING "IGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40-13, GD-H ) 6. 10-.
L-LT WT 'G-180'--). GD-OH 6.30-
MED WTi-opp.. Q-C .5
2 20-2,5'},L Co-Ci- 56.30-
HVY 'ViT .250.29 ,GD..CH. 610-

LAUIGHT ER. i S(L0Q-,L )GoH O -
HD& 'VSTKR 'IDGs7C-H! ,Gb-OH
Av COST &VT. FI.(,tGs EXCL) 6.37-


uLUO.. UL.UZLJ .


6 .40 $ 3,50- 5.80*5
3,40 *S.30-..S,80*'
,5. *6..sO- S.80 *
l ---1- 8,

6 3e -6..-,.001.- .S.4 0
330 5"'o'75 68t0 I
25"2 5 .0'5 -.S,'. .4
- G.2:S,975
207-*- G 285- S47
*NOMINAL.


53. 15-
3.20-
G.20-

5.95-
5 8 0-
4. 35Q

6.1 5-


. -31.

E. S .LOUIS*
CLOSE $.


6.35*$ 6.6G0-
6.35 6.GO-
6.35 6.60-
6.35 5.30-
6.0 b' .4b-
3.25 3030-
5.06* .00-!
5.00 5.00-

224-f .53-


6. ,75
S,75
6.75

6.50
6.*35
5.35
6 .75-
20%


.... ... FORT WORTH .
CATTLE: TODAY'IS TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS VERY UNEVEN,
AROUND 506- LOWER ON PACKER ACCOUNT, S 'OTS MOr; STEADY TO AROUND 256k
LOWER ON ORDER ACCOUNT; SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS MOSTLY AROtJND" rN LOWER, BUTCHERR COWS
AO30UT 2I5(' LOWER, LOW--CUTTERS, 254 TO 5od. LOWER, DJULLS, WEAK TO LnWER; SLAUGHTER CALVES
AROUND' 75 r )OWE I; "INi"ETWEEN GRADES STOCK YEARLING.S 2b1 OR MORE LOWER. WEEK'S TOPS:
F'fED-STEERS -7'00, GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARL;N'GS ,00 PRACTICAL TOP FAT COWS 4.00,
EARLY WEEK.TOP HV _FAT CALVES F7,00, CLOSING tOrp ) 5 VEALER 7 GOOD STOCK
STEER YtARLINGS ,7.3 5, ULK PRICES: GRASS SLAUGHTER STEER .50 TO <5.50 BETTER
GRA'ES FAT YEArLINGS N 3 75 TO y7..25, '.T5HER COWS--,cnw $3T00 o 40.T LOW-CUTTERS 2-00
T< $.25, HEAVY LAUCTE CLVES A'tND $5.0 DO./WNI, CULL -, SOTS .o0.0 TO 3.25, 'DE-
SI rASLE STOCK YEARLINGS G.OO 0TO. o .:
-* REVIEWW COMMENT: THE TREND Tr PRICES, IN PRACTICALLY EyEIRY DIVISION
AF.THE CATTLE TTAOE, HAS DfEEN DOONWAIAD [nUII.NO THE WEEK. SHARP DECLINES HAVE OC-
CURRED INN LAUGHTER. STEErS, "lUT TRADE HAS 3,EN VERY UNEVEN. OCCASI ONAL PURCHASES OLN
OnDER ACCOUNT APPEARED STEADY to AROUND25 LOWEr, Ut. THE PACKE DEMAND HA DECOME
VERY NARROW AND 3EARISH AT LEVELS 5 06 M o0 M"rE LrOWER, THE'WEEK'S TOP OF 17 .O ON FEEP
STEERS WAS nAIf-TUEESDAY FOR ONE LOAD OF VERY GOOD HEAVIES. THE PEST GlRASS FAT
SLAUGHTER ..TEERS DROUGHT 85.90 MONDAY, :UT NO SUSINRSS HAS BEEN TRANSACTED IN'GRASS-
ERS SINCE THEN A.'ROVE o S50, NUMEROUS SALES OF PLAIN AND' RATHER COMMON GRASSES HAVE
SEEN REPORTED DURING TH- PAST TWO OR THREE DAYS IN THE $4.o00 RANGE. LIGHT WEIGHT
YEARLINGS TOPPED AT )8,.0 MONDAY., nUT THE SETTER GRADES OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE HAVE
SEEN SCARCEo MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS HAVE 3EEN SELLING AROUND AND UNDEIf -Y
50, TRADE CLOSING AROUT P5 LOWER FOR THE WEEK. BUTCHER COWS HAVE DROPPED AOUTJT
25. SINCE A WEEK 0AGO AND EVEN GREATER LOSSES .OF 5 TO H50, HAVE DEEN SHOWN. IN CUTTERS
AND LOW-CUTTEnRS. LOW-CUTTERS ARE SELLINOGMOPTLY FQQMI .75 TO, o25-ANp A FEW SALE.
OF GOD FAT CO'VS HAVE SEEN REPORTED FRM .o3.5. TO $,.-.0Y. BULL TRADEE HAS DEEN VERY
POORLY TESTEDo YEARLINGS CONTINUE TO )PREDOMINATE IN THE RECEIPTS OF STOCK CATTLE.
AND COUNTRY DEMAND AP PEARS QUIET AT COST FIGURES AROUND 250 LOWER. A 9-CAR STRING.
OF GOOD STOCK STI-ER YEARLINGS SOLD.MONDAY AT p7.35 AND PURCHASES SINCE THEN HAVE .
DEEN REPORTED FROM AOUND .o5," DOWN. ELEVEN'CARS OF STRON WEIGHT FEEDING STEERS!:
PLAIN ULJAL'TyV MOE.'FD ON A \KANSAS PASTURE ORDER THURSDAY AT o5.00n SLAUGHTER QALVES
CLOSED AT LEVELS A"O'JT 75( LOWER, PLAIN AND COMMON. GRADES OFF MOST. THE BKTE :
GRADES -F HFAVIEG ARE NOW SELLING AROUND )5.50 TO $ .00, WITH A FEW UP TO y,,ou A AN'
GOOD VEALERS ARE LISTED.ARO'UND (.0
HOGS: TODAYIS LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 300 HEAD, INCLUDED 255 HEAD.
DIRECT T( PACKERS AND A.'1"UT 50 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS*
OE-ERED' PACKERS D0UGHT THE TRMWQK r GS AT STEADY PRICFUS. EMOnT OF THE GOOD TO CHO!,T
Qr TRUCK HOGS DROUGHT '.,D.40, THE DAY TOPA MEDIUM GRADE LIGHTS SOLD AT
2 r)30 AND GOOD TO CHOICE 57 LIG'-AT LIGHTS SOLD AT G.?05. NO SALES OF PACKING SOWS
WE;\E REPORTED. .
SHEEF: TODAY'S SUP'L.Y INCLUDED 7 DECKS THAT MOVED AT UNCHANGED PRICES; HO,'j
1'-- U P, TO, ,, )-, 4 ';
FAT LAMS AlP YEARLINGOS SOLD UP TO .3).50; 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS AT ,.r.-.
AND AGED WETHERS AT .U73, Fnr\ WEEK: SPRING LAM3S STEADY; SHORN FAT LAMOS AND YEAR-
LINGS STRONG TO 1:5r_ HI G GHER; 2 -YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS STEADY; AGED FAT WETHERS 25,
HIGHER. ByLK SPRING LAr.,1S $7..(00. TO y7.75,, MEDIUM TO CHO I CES. SORN FAT LAMDS AND
YEALI-,NGS 0 7 ,'. n -YAR-OLD' FAT WETHERS $'A.25 AND 4.m0 AGED FAT WETHERS
,2.50 AND ,2.7") SH'RN '-EDER LAMt. AND YEARLINGS ,5D TO $., [5:
EVIEJ 7 :I,1T--: OVER 59,000 SHEEP AND LAM"S ARRIVED HERE THIS WEEK)
INCLUDING AC0UT-Ti-'Rr"'' L"[:C':I:D 3Y TRUCK, AN INCREASED PERCENTAGE OF SPRING LAMDS
AND FAT WETHERS HAS FEATU-R:.D THE RUN, ALTHnUGH EARLY HALF OF THE SUPPLY HAS CON-
SiPTE'D OF MEDIUM G0U O,'OD SH.ORN FAT LAMOS AND YEARLINGS AND FEEDERS. AN IMPROVED
DE"M AND HAS EXISTED FOD THE. LIMITED OFFERINGS OF GOD AND CHOICE CLASSES, WITH TRADE
SL," _0,iND DRAGGY IN FEEDERS AND) HALF-FAT KINDS.
5/23/31 RF~
S2(SEE rTHER SIDE)
"' ~~~(SEE OTHER SIDC) .. .


SHEEP
6,025


59,400
701199
,1 599


o


! I 1'-" -" '-'





-AGE io2.


TELEO^1AH0IC RETOGTS F0',4 OTHE? -'ARK\
I CHI OAGO .MARKET ..
CATTLE: COMPAREcD V7l TH WEEK AGO: FED STEERS AND YEARL I NGS 500 LOWER, MOST" GRADES
AND) CLASSES AND SHE-.TOCK 5" TO 750 OFF-; LIGHT HEIFER AND MIXED YEARLINGS
SHARING DOWNTURN; PLAIN ROUGH WEIGHTY "UT FAT STEERS SHOWED SHARPEST LOSS, DOWNTURN
DEING MORE PRONOUNCED ON ALL BETTERR GRADE STEERS THAN ON LOWER GRADES; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS NUMERICALLY I'JEGLIGIRLE DUT UNDERTONE WEAK TO LOWER; DULLS A30UT 250 LOWER
AND VEALERS MOSTLY STEADY; EXTREME TOP $9.00 ON '"EIGHTY STEERS AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS;
'.85 ON YEARLINGS; ,.ULK OF CROP- SOLD AT ',',.75 Tr $7.50; AVERAGE COST FOR WEEK
STANDING AROUND $7.)50, A NEW LOW FOR MiAY SINCE 191 .
HOGS: BULK OF RUN ON DIRECT KILLING; MARKET AROUND STEADY; SALES CONFINED
MOSTLY Tr. MEDIUM AND GOOD HOGS WITH. FEW STRICTLY CHOICE LIGHTER WEIGHTS
UNSOLD; DULK GOOD '0 TO 230),-, AVERAGES $3.5 0 TO k$3.70; FEW 25r' TO 270 $2.25'TO
$3.,.35, 335- AVERAGES $5.90; 'ULK DESIALE PACKING sOWS $5.00 TO" 5'-40; FEW HEAVIES
UNDER $5.00; -ODD LOTS'STRONG WEIGHT PIGS AROUND $3.50.,
SHEEP: TODAYI- MARKET NOMINAL. FOR WEEK,. 34')LUJ.LES FRNM. FEEDING STATIONS,
27,301)0 DIRECTS. COMPARED WI TH WEEK AGO; FAT LAMBS 25 TO MOSTLY 50( LOWER;
S-PRINGERS OFF $[.00 IN INSTANCES; TRADE SINCE MID-WEEK ON PEDDLING DASIS WITH bUYERS
IN CONTROL; COMPARATIVELY LOWER PRI CES EtLSEWHERE APPARENTLY UPSET THE LOCAL MARKET?.
LATE SULK DESI RA 3LE CLI['rED LAMNDS $7.75 TO $,',,. REST EARLY IN-WEEK t8*85; CLOSING
TOp SPRINGER $10.0; MEDIUM- CALIFORNIAS FAIRLY NUMEROUS AT 8.00. TO 9.00; SHEEP
VERY SCARCE, SHARING GENERAL DECLINE,7 3ULK SHORN EWES LATE *2.00 TO $2.75.

KANSAS, CITY MARKET -
CATTLE: FOR WEEK: FED STEERSs50r) TO 75, LOWER, MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHTS OFF MOST; .
LIGHT YV-ARLINC5 AND SHE-STOCK 25 TO 50 LOWER; .ULLS FULLY 25_-, DOWN;
VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK TO 50. OFF; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS- 25 TO 50(5 OFF; TOrP CHOICE
YEARLING STEERS $'.50; STRICTLY CHOICE 1520( REEVESS $8.00; SULK FED STEERS ALL
WEIGHTS $6.00 TO $7.0; WESTERN GRASSER-S $4.25 TO $.10; CHOICE MIXED YEARLINGS
'8. 0 EARLY IN WEEK; FAT COWS $4.00 TO $4.75-. LOW-CUTTERS AND' CUTTERS $2.75 TO '
9:3.75; PRACTICAL TO' VEALERS $).00, FEW' $SO6I MEDIUM DULLS $3.50 TO $_r.25 BETTER
GRADE STOGKERS MOSTLY $- .50.TO.$7750, FEW' 7o'5; FEEDERS SCARCE, QUOTABLE 7 DOWN.'
HOGS: GENERALLY ,STEADY WI TH .,FRI AY1S A\VEAGE; MOST 170 TO 25.f. $.25 T, .0 D
FEW 20 TO 27 Q,'3. |5 TO ,3.20; ODD ,sows 5.0 AND DOWN; STOCK PGS
NOMINAL.
SHEEP: SPRING L,1_,MS AROnUND 255 HIGHER; OLD CROP LAMRS STEADY TO 25r5 LOWER; 'SHEEP'
STRONG; TOP NATIVE ANn ARIZONA SPRING LAMS' $10.00, MORT SALES D9.50 TO
:-JI ,or% T W OL LA'.IS ,.JO8 G 5 TH E n ,,- .C r" A. r\ S .5,
$1 00; .EST WOOLE LAMS 8.65, THERS $.0 TO $.0; FED SHORN LAMDS M 7.,5,
TEXAS MOSTLY $5.5" TO $G.50; TEXAS WETHERS T3.00 TO ..60; HRN EWE 3, OWN.

N NATIONAL STOCKYA-DS (E.sT.LOUIs) MArKET -
CATTLE: COmMPARED WI! TH A"WEEK AGO.: NATIVE STEERS, CUTTERS, LOW-CUTTERS AND MEDIUM
D3ULLS 506 LOWER;, WESTERN STEERS 40( [LOWER; MIXED YEARLINGS. AND HEIFERS
25 TO 500 LOWER; COWS 3. TO,' 75.. LOWER; VE.ALERS 250 HI G-HER; STOCKER AND FEEDER CATTLE
256 LOWER. TOPS FO.R, WEEK 91 -9 YEARLINGS $8.25, 433 'AND 56Z8I MIXED YEARLINGS $00;
639 AND 370ir HEIFERS $-,..7.87,15; 5Or. TEXAS GRASS STEERS'$2.00; .COWS 65.50; M-EDIUM PlULLS
_$4.50; VEALERS $8.50; TOCKER STEERS $7.10; BULKS: NATIVE ST'ER'S $6.20 TO" $7.75- '
WESTERN STEERS 55.. 0) TO $5.85, FAT MIXED'YEARLING S AND HEIFERS $3.75 TO $7.50,
MEDIUM FLESHED KIN"DS,$.25 TO $7.00, COWS 4. TO 4.75, LOW-CUTTERS $275 TO $3.00.
HOGS: FAlIRLY ACTIVE AT STEADY' TO STRONG PRI CES WITH FRI DAY; TOP ..5.79; ONE MALL
LOT CHQJ CE" LIGHT T EIGHTS $0.80; MOST 230)"' DOWN. $S.30 )TO $.6'775 A FEW AROUND 2'0
A-VERAGES' $'50 TO $,", 55; SOWS UNEVENLY LOWER, A FEW DEALS 00.25 DOWN.
SHEEP: SPRING LANDS AND CLIPPERS GENERALLY 25d LOWER FOR WEEK; CULLS OFF 500'; ,
SHEEP STEADY TO "'EAK; TOP SPRING .LAMS' TO DUTCHERS $11 0 0-; MOST DEALSI
ESPECIALLY LATE, $10j.00 DOWN TO PACKERS; CLIPPED LAMO:3S IN SMALL LOTS UP TO $7.75;
MOST OF RUN CLIPPED TEXAS TO PACKERS AT -5 O5 TO $7.00, TOP FOR TEXAS CLIPPERS
,7.50, 2-.YEAR-OLD CLIPPED TEXAS WETHERS $4.75; AGED SORTS $3.25; MOST FAT EWES $2,50- .
T ,^ $2 .75 . . .' > /
T* Q T "" : "


", HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT I NSrECTI.iN 'O '
WEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1931 AN MAY 23.,, 1930.,
19 31 t930


CHICAGO,. ILL. 93 ;509 121 ,494
INDIANAPOLIS, [IND. 19,575 24,920
KANSAS CITY, KAN. 50,637' G52;,376
NATIONAL STOCKYAR)DS, ILL. AND ST.LOUIS, MO. 55,429 62,858
NEW YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J. 25, 488 29,597
OMAHA, NEcR. 42 855 48,-8474
SIOUX CI1TY, I6WA. 24,; 083 4,776 S
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, o. 18395 23,.484
SOUTH ST. FAUL, MINN. ___3 877 31 ; 34

TOTALS 362,848 419,1t13


MARKETS CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY
THE FORT "JO;T LIVESTOCK MARKET AND OTHER PRIMARY MARKETS WILL SE CLOSED
SATURDAY, MAY 30TH, INOr,:3SERVANCE OF THE MEMORIAL HOLIDAY. LIVESTOCK RECEIVED ON
SATURDAY WILL RE YARDED AND PROPERLY CARED FOR DUT WILL NOT RE OFFERED FOR SALE
UNTIL MONDAY, JUNE I ST.



5/23/3 ....
11:00o A.M. (.TERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.





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


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT- MONDAY -' MAY 2,1. Ie133.


TODAY S1S


ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK A'T ELEVEN MARKETS,


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAAHA.
0KIAHOMA CITY
Sioux CITY
ST4 JOSEPH
ST., PAUL
WI CHITA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, 11 MARL




(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) :
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
3,6o00 o : 000 26,,000
10;000 1,000 10,000 -8,0"0
18;000 2,000 40000 10;o00
3 000. 2,500 .13,000 5,500
10,000 300 12,000 10,000
600 300 1,100- -900
3,i000 250 6,000' -4,000
3,400 600 6,000; 7,500
3,500 2,500 8,000 1,800
1,000 .700 2,000 300
2,600 .200 2,600 .600
58,700 10,850 101,800 74,'600
73,200 10'650 .107,200 79,100


4 &HoOGS
RODOVER DI R.ECT*THRU-


1,000


719
* 2;500.
14,000
i,700 300
S 584"

40a
. 0


*AFfPROXIMATE NUMBER OF,
DIRECT AND T*IRU HOGS.
INCLUDED I1N THE .DAYI S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES. SATURDAY. MAY,23,


ACTUAL RECEI
TOTAL SHIPME
PACKER PURCH

FT.WORTH ACT
FT.WORTH ACT


PTS


CATTLE
'465


.CALVES'
S 16


Hoas
311


SHEEP.
*'141 Q2_


NTS 909 .
ASES 38 21i 312 ?787.

UAL, 9.bNDAYI,WK AGO 7,085 920 828 :17,406.
UAL,MONDAY ,YR AGO 4,330 1,897. 1,789 4,713

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY MAY 25, 1931.


(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND'SALES REPORTED UP TO 2:00.P.M.)

CATTLE: ALTHOUGH THE WEEK S CATTLE TRADE OPENED WITH DECiEASED :MONDAY 'RE-
CEIPTS HERE TODAY,. THE.SMALLER VOLUME OF SUPPLY FAILED.TO STIMULATE'
PACKE, DEMAND AND THE MARKET FOR SLAUGHTER STEERS AND SHE-STOCK PROVED VERY 'QULL,
TENDING WEAK TO. LOWER* PRACTICALLY NO BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED ON PACKER ACCOUNT IN
SLAUGHTER STEERS DURING THE FORENOON 'AND PURCHASES OF BUTCHER COWS AND LOW-C!.TTERS..
WERE LIMITED TO FEWV SMALL LOTS, MOST tIDS AND SALES INDICATED FURTHER DECLINES OF
AROUND 15 TO 25 CENTS'-I.N BOTH STEERS AND COWS .
-SLAU.GHTER STEERS,.STOCK CATTLE -AND MI"XRD BUTCHER CL ASSES FORMED^ BULR
OF THE DAY'1S RECEIPTS, POSTED AT 3,500 CATTLE. TH E OFFERINGS INCLUDED SEVERAL LOADS
OF GOOD FED STEERS. T'HAT WERE HELD AROUND $50 BUT FAILED TO MOVE AT 'ASKING PRICES
REMAINING UNSOLD AT A LATE IHOUR-0r 0RER'BUYERS PUR-CHASED SEVERAL LOADS OF PLAIN. -
GRASSERS, HOWEVER,. AT $4.00. A PART "LOAD O(F GOOD FAT CO-W/S SOLD AT $3.35 AND BUTCHER
GRADES WERE LISTED AROUND $3.00.0 SALES OF' LOW-CUTTERS WERE REPORTED FROM $r.75 TO
62.25, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE .LATTER PRICE, AND"CUTTE.Y TYPE COWS MOVED AROUND
02.50 TO $2.7 N NQ BULLS Or CONSEQUENCE W[RE RECfIVED, .
-', THE-LIM.ITED SUPPLIES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS CHANGED HANDS MOSTLY' AT
STEADY RATES, PACKER DEMAND MORE RESPONSIVE FOR THESE LITTLE CATTLE THAN FOR ANY
OTHER CLASS OF BEEF MATERIAL. TWO LOADS OF DESI'-R'ABLE FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT .$6.50
AND OTHER PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6. 00. .

THE TRADE'IN STOCK CATTLE HELD ABOUT ,STEADY AND SEVERAL' PURCHASES OF
STOCK YEARLINGS AND TWOS. WERE MADE DU-rI'NG' MORNING tROU.NDS. -MOST O.F 'THESE STOCKERS
WERE PLA1 N: GADES THAT SOLD FROM $5,00 TO $5.75." .
.. ." / ** ' . '* ' ,
SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED STEADY TO-25 C-ENTS LOWER, .WITH PACKER DEMAND
QUIET. G;OD HEAVIES WERE REPORTED FROM $5.25 TO 45-50:AND SMALL LOTS OF "GOD TO ,
CHOICE HEAVIES SOLD ON OUTSIDE ACCOUNT-UP TO $S.50. CULL SORTS AND -IRANN IESt -IN A'
VARIETYOF WEIGHTS, WERE PdDDLED AROUND $2.75 TO $3.00. SOME MEDIUM TO GOOD VEALERS
BROUGHT $6.,50 AND.A SMALL. LOT OF TOPPY VEALERS SOLD AT $7.50.

HOGS: WEAK TO LOWER HOG PRICES WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS TODAY, BUT
LIMITED SUPPLIES IN THE LOCAL TRUCK" SECTION SOLD 10 TO 20 CENTS HIGH-
ER, WITH SALES TO SHIPPERS AND SMALL KILLERS UP-MOST.& NO RA)L HOGS WERE OFFERED.
RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT I100 HEAD, INCLUDED 719 HEAD DOl RECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT 300
TRUCK HOGS. SHIPPERS PAID UP TO $6.60, THE DAY IS TOP. FOR' A FEW TRUCK LOTS OF GOOD
TO CHOICE BUTCHERS AND BULK OF THE 'BETTER GRADES O 1'70 TO 240 TRUCK HOGS SOLD FROM
$..45 TO $6.55. "PACKERS STOPPED AT. $.G50 AND BOUGHT ONE OR TWO LOTS OF GOOD BUTOH--
ERS LATE AT $3.35. SMALL KILLERS PAID 6(325 FOR SOME'GOOD WEIGHTY BUTCHERS
AVERAGING AROUND 300,. PACKING SO.WS WERE REPORTED FROM $4.75 TO $15.25, STEADY TO
25 CENTS LOWER.
SHEEP: A NEW SUPPLY RECORD WAS 'ESTABLISHED HERE TODAY WITH SHEEP AND LAMB
SUPPLIES PILING ,UP A TOTAL OF OVER 26,000 HEAD, THIS LIBERAL SUPPLY
WAS MORE THAN TWO AND ONE-HALF TIMES THE VOLUME OF THE'LARGEST FUN REPORTED AT ANY
OF THE OTHER MARKETS. OVER HALF OF THE RECEIPTS CONSISTED OF FAT 2-YEAR-OLD AND
AGED WETHERS. LITTLE PRICE CHANGE OCCURRED ELSEWHERE, BUT LOCAL PACKERS BID FULLY
250 LOWER ON ALL CLASSES DURING MORNING riOUNDS AND TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW. SPRJNG
LAMBS HAD TO SELL AROUND 25r LOWER AND SEVERAL DECKS OF SHORN FAT* LAMBS AND YEAR-
LINGS FINALLY SOLD STEADY TO 15A LOWER. SOME FAT EWES HELD STEADY, BUT UP TO EARLY
AFTERNOON ROUNDS VERY FEW WETHERS HAD CHANGED HANDS AND SALESMEN WERE ASKING STEADY
PRICES.. FAT SP2-ING LAMBS SOLD FROM N7.00 TO $7.50 AND CULL LAMBS WERE REPORTED FROM
$2,50 TO $4.00. .SHORN FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS MOVED FROM,6.00 TO g6.35, WITH
SEVERAL. DECKR OF STRICTLY GOOD SHON LAMBS UNSOLD LATE. A FEW DECKS OF GOOD TO
CHOICE FAT YES SOLO AT 3.o'n. AND ..-.. PACKERS .B IDI. $4"25 F mR BEST 2P_-YEAR-OLD.'.,
WETHERS AND p2.,0 FOR BEST AGED FAT WETHE.,RS "

MARKETS CLOSrD MEMORY AL DAY
THE FORT .-ORTH LI-VESTOCK MARKET AND OTHER PRIMARY MARKETS WILL BE
CLOSED SATURDAY, MAY 30TH, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE MEMORIAL "HOLIDAY. LIVESTOCK RE-
CEIVED ON SATURDAY WILL BE YARDED AND PROPERLY CARED FOR BUT WILL NOT BE OFFERED
FOR SALE UNTIL MONDAY, JUNE 1ST,. -
5/25/31 RP 2,.5 '.M.. (SEE OTHER SIDE) "


1931.


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK < MARKET CONDITIONS AND -JO' TATIONS- MONDAY MAY 25, 1931.
SCHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M. a -.
CATTLE; NOT ENOUGH DONE ON EARLY ROUNDS TO *MAKE A MARKET; LARGELY A STEER .AND
YEARLING RUN WITH BETTER GRADES PREDOMINATING; MOST OFFERINGS WITHOUT
QIDS BUT THE FVEW BIDS MADE SUGGEST SHARPLY LOWER MARKET IN ADDITION INCOMPLETE
CLEARANCE; FEW EARLY SALES LIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS $7.35 DOWN 1O .UU0, THESE
WEAK TO P5' LOQWR3 SHE-STOCK SHARING FED STEER DULLNESS, TALKING 2.50 ON LOW-CUTTER'
AND $3.*00 TO $25. ON STRpNG, WEIGHTCUTTERS; BULL AND VEALERS STEADY TO WEAK, 4.25
.AID FOR STRICTLY DRY LOT WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS BUT BULK SHOWING GRASS AND SELLING
AT $4.00 DOWNWA'AR; EARLY MARKET LARGELY $7.50 TO $9.50 ON VEALERS, ONLY A FEW
. ELECTS MAKING $9.00.
S.0nGS : MARKET SLOW, AILY SALES MOSTLY STEADY WITH FRIDAY'S AVERA.E. LATER B S
..LARGELY b TO Qr. AND MQRE LOWER; QOOD TO CHOICE 150 fTO 0$5 TO $67.
TOP $s.50, SPARINGLY; 230'To 250 S6.30 TO $6,55' 260 TO 36 $1.|0 o $ p35pIs
MOSTLY TO PACKING SWS TO SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $.0
M-6STLY $6. 5T G.,;PACKINGSOS .0 O
SHEEP: SLOW, STEADY TO WEAK; NUMEROUS SALE UNEVENLY .LOWER, QUA lIT AND SORTS CON-.
S1DERED. OLD CROP LAMBS VERY SCARCE, FEW 0OO CLIf.PIRS $.0UU, NATIVE
SPRINGER MOSTLY 9.00 TO $10.2o WITH BUCKS QUT AT $8.U TO $'.25; -SEVERAL LOADS
CALIFORNIAS UNSOLD; FAT SHORN EWES $2.00 TO $2.50, FEW $2.75. .
KANSAS CITY M'"ARKET-- 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: NOTHING DONE ON KILLING STEERS, INDICATIONS WEAK TO LOWER; AROUND 25 LOADS
"- TEXAS GnRASSERS OFFERED; SCATTERED SALES LIGHT YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS STEADY
TO 25- LOWER; OTHER SHE-STOCK,-VEALERS AND CALVE (AND BULLS'TENDING LOWn., INCREASED
SUPPLY OF ST6CK'ERS AND FEEDERS SiLAWI STEADY TO c LOWER; LOADS CHOICE b8gIELk--
ERS $7.75; BULK .LIGHT YEARLINGS $7.00 DOWN; HOLDING BEST LIGHT STEERS AROUND .0.0;
SCATTERED LOADS STOCKERS AND FEEDERS 5.50 TO $7.25.
HOGS: SLOW. MOSTLY i TO 2QC, LOWEi THAN SATU-RDAYtS AVERAGE. PACKERS GOING SLOW;
TO 6. o -TOO 2f0nc0; MOST 140 TO 2303 ,6 10U TO N6.25; FEW o0 TO
35 $5.75 'ji .85;,qow, STEADY TO 25A LOW-RN, $4.35 TO $4.75, FEW EAnLY $5.00; P-IGS
25 LOWER, $. n TO $o.2 .
SHEEP: KILLING CLASSES GENERALLY STEADY; TOP NATIVE SPRING LAM$S..39..75; BETTER
----- GRADES MOSTLY S.50 c TO $9.75; FED SHORN TEXAS LAMBS $6.40; OTHERS DOWN-
IARD FOM .$25; 2-YEAR-OLD SHORN TEXAS WETHERS $5.00 TO $5.10, WETHERS $3.25 TO
53 s 50i*"-..*


NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I 0:00 A.M.
TRADING SLOW, WESTERN GRASS STEER RUN ,19CARS; OTHERn.LASSES IN LI CT,,UP,-
PLY; A FEW LIGHT STEERS AND HEIFERS STEADY; VEALERS 205 HIGHER AT $81/;
IONS STEADY ON MEDIUM BULLS; WESTERN STEERS, COWS AND LOW-CUTTERS IN FIRST
INDICATIONS NO BETTER THAN STEADY, IF THAT. _-
OPEN MARKET FA R'.LY ACTIVE AT STEADY.PRIQ ES WITH SATURDAY; TOP $.80
WEIHTS 23QDOWN LArGELY S.6O.0 TO 6.70; 240 TO-250, 3.40 TO 6.5O;
WEIG9HTS G, 23 L o ..40, TO 0"56
300n $62; SOWS LARGELY $5.00 TO -5.1 ., LIGHT WEIGHTS $5.25.
NO EARLY SALES QUOTATIONS AROUND STEADY; RUN LARGELY NATIVE AND SOUTHWEST
SPRING LAMBS; DOUBLE DECKS MIXED TEXAS CLIPPERS, AND SPRINGERS INCLUDED.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. Sq.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS:.SOFT On 01LY HOGS AND.
= BOASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40-j60-A Go- H 6.20- 6 .5
LT WT GO-"180 A GD-CH 6.40-- 6068
180-200, QGD-OCH 6.45- 6Q
MED WT _200.----20. GD--CH B.45- G 68
2- 2-5 h GD--QH 6.o40- 6.os55
VY WT 250-.290 GD-H 3.2 6.-
PKG SOWS )50ED--GDo 4.75 5 25
SLAUGHTER PIS(100: 3,$)GD-CH - -
.FDn &STKn FIGS (70.l 30^)13 -0 G D ,H
AV COST & WT. SAT. (F IG EXCL)G 6.28- 9l
Av COST & WT.FOR 'VK{ i ) 6.37- 21 r
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, .CLVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900,) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
O OMMON
:STEEnS (90g0- 1o0') HOICE
GoOD
:. GOOD
MEDIUM
; Q,,. COMMON
STEERS (II00-1 3001) UHO i CE
GOOD

HEIFERS (550-850') CHOICE
MEDIUM
STE~r,#S 1300- 30D', 80-Q1 CE
GOO0D
t. ED I UM
C 0 f-4,j O0N
COws: HOI CE
GOOD
COM-MED
Low OUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL)GD-CH (BEEF)
UT-C- LOM-MFE.D
DEALERS (MILK-FED ,,GD-UH
MEDIUM,
CULL-CoM
CALV ES (250--50Q) GOD--CH
I I COM4-ED
FDR & STKR CATTLE.AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800./) GOD-COH
STEERS (800--"1 0504L) GD--&
v COM--MED
STHER (800-I 05) GD-CH
CoriNI-MED
HEI FrFRS:G D-OCH
'Cows: GD-CH
0CM -MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MEDIA UM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:


SPRING LAMBS: GD-OH
IMEDI UM
CO',MON
LAMBS: (90# DN) G0D-COH
MEDIUM
91-1 00-) ,MED-CH
ALL '/TS) '. orMON
YRLG W'ETH ERS:' "I0-l)M.E-OH
EWES: 90-10), M-ED-CH
(120.- 1sO() MED-CH
ALLt. WTS) CULL-COM


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NOTE: SPRING LAMBS EXCEPTED, ALL QUOTATIONS ON ,HORN BASIS.
5/25/31 RP
2:00 P.M. STERLING I4ENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


.DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY "MAY 2g6.,'i 93I.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF' LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN :MARKEfS.


(11:00 A.M.OENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALVES" HOGS SHEEP


'MO L.DOVER


Hogs. .
DI RECT* THRUV


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CI TY
CHI CAGO.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA :
OKL.AHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST, JOSEPH
ST. FPAUL
WI HI TA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO I MiARKETS
To DATE THIS'. WEEK
SAME ,ERIOD LAST WEEK


2,300
5,500
5,000
3,800
7,500
800
3,000
I ,500
2,800
.600
OO
800
33,600
32,400
92,300
.105,600


400 1,ooo '9,500
700 6,000 8,000
3,000 18,00 11,000
2,200 16,I00 5,500
300 15,000 7,500
300 1 100 400
200 10,000 '2,000
300 7;,000 7,500
2,200. 6,500 700
* 400- ,800 -500'
50 2,t00 3,300
'1o0 050. 84,-500 65;900
'10, 50' 63,200 60,900
20,900 186,-300 130,500
21,300 170,400 1.40,000


S: 204
700
61000 3,000
300
672


500


2,200


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER, OF
DI RECT* AND THHU *HOGs"
INCLUDED IN Ti-HE DAY, S
.EST'f)'NlATED REC:EI PT S*


FORT 'IOR"TH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND HACKER PF'URCHASES', MONDAY, MAY 25, .193 ,


ACTUAL 'RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
FACKER PURCHASES

FT.,WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,kWK AGO
FT#',VORTH ACTUALTUESDAYYR AGO


"CATTLE
4 ;.034.
* 1 ,6r3t
16275

3,607
I ,434


CALVES
587
299
631

7 017
'701


HOGS
Hoe s
1,036
S 79
812

1,324#
1g,011


SHgEP
27,269
116, [84

10,348
2,718


FORTORTH LIVESTOCK ARKET TUESDAY MAY26193
FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY MAY 26-, 9:31.


(BASED ON M4ARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES. REPORTED UP TO S00 P-M.-)


CATTLE


": PRACTICALLYY ALL OF T-IE DESIRABLE % ED SLAUGHTER STEERS HERE
YESTERDAY MOVED OUT LATE IN, THE AFTERNOn-.)ON FORWARDED
BILLING. A DOZEN OR MOR'E CARL'OTS WErE SENT, TO THE, SHIPPING DIVISION
AND SEVERAL LOADS.OF SLAUGHTER STEERS IN PL'AINER GvRADES WERE
CARnRIED' OVER. ACTUAL SALES OF SLAUGHTER STF.ERS YESTERDAY WERE MADE
MOSTLY' FRQM 4ri."00".... $ 0, AND CATTWE:THA1 ROUGI(-T TH :EVEN MONEY
WERE PURCHASED MOSTLY ON ORDER ACCOU"I TN E STEEP MARKET CLOSED AT
DECLINES, THE. EXTENT OF WHICH WERE DIFFI CULT Tr DETERMINE, OWING TO
THE POOR CLEARANCE AND 1ARPLV LOWER'DIBDS.f VARIIOUS SALES, HOWEVER,
INDICATED FURTHERt PRICE'LOSSE! OF AROUND 25 CENTS,


TODAY'S tRP'KET: ONE OF TUE DULLEST CAtTLE MARKETS OF THE YEAR DE-
VELOPED HERE TODAY, DESPITE RATHER LIGHT RECEIPTS. HACKER DEMAND APPEARED VERY
NARROW AND ANY QUOTABLE CHANGE IN'VALUES WAS IN'THE DIRECTION OF STILL LOWER LEVELS*
TRADE AS A WHOLE WAS NOT ESTABLI SHED, HOWEVER, DURING MORNING ROUNDS, AND MOST'OF
THE CATTLE SUI TABLE.FOR SLAUGHTER WERE CARRIED INTO THE AFTERNOON, UNSOLbo SLAUGHTER
STEERS AND BUTCHER COWS DsRE(V 1DS THAT MEASURED FULL RECENT DECLINES ANDI IN SOME
CASES, FURTHER PRICE LOSSES WERE. I.N DI. CATED BY BIDS REPORTED. SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
WERE HARD TO MOVE AT FIGURES 25r OR. MORE. LOWER, WITH TRADE IN THESE LITTLE CATTLE
EQUALLY AS DULL AS. IN OTHER CLASSES. '
,-YARD- ESTIMATES CALLED FOR RECEIPTS OF ONLY 2,300 CATTLE AND 400
CALVES. OFFERINGS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS INCLUDED TWO OR"TKREE GOOD LOADS AND THE OF-
FERINGS OF. FAT. Y.E-ARL'INGS- AGLSO-:CARRI "ED !EVERNAL 'LOADS O"F GOOD .GrADES;. REMAINING
CATTLE SUP.PL ES,;CONSyISTED, LARG-EYVOF'PLAIN T.OCKE:RS AND MIXED B'DUTCHER CLASSES.
T wo L" A ...STwO; LOADS ,F. GRASS STEERS,:',WER-E' PURCHASED ON 'ORDER'"ACCOUNT AT $4.00
AND $4.25, BUT PRACTI CALLYNO SLAU.GHt.ER STEERS WERE DBOUGHT'*13.Y LOCAL PACKERS DURING
THE FORENOONN' ACK U PURCHASES, DURING EARLY AFTERNOON INQLODEQ SOME rLAIN AND
COMMON. STEERS FROM ),'(75 TO t.50".' SEVERAL, .LOADS OF, FAT YEARLINGS WERE OF VALUE. TO.:
SELL. AROUND $0.50 AoID A '2-CAR, S SHIPMENT OF GOOD. TO .-CHOICE. GRAbES, TOPPED AT A 7*t) 7 .
FEW GOOD FAT COWS DROUGHT $3.25, BUTCHER-GRADES WERE REPORTED .AROUND .12 .75 TO y3.00,
CUTTER.Y TYPES AROUND $2.50 'AND LOW-QUTTERS MOSTLY FROM $j.75 TO. $2;Q0* HEAVY DULLS
MO'VED'AT T$3o00, ONE LOAD AT THIS PRICE*
PLAIN STOCK YEARLINGS AND TWOS "AOVED' OUT AT COST FIGURES OF $4.60 TO
o50,C ABOUT IN LINE WITH RECENT VALUES. THE COUNTRY DEMAND FAVORS LIG RIT WEIGHT
-STOCKERS, iUT TRADE HAS BECOME GENERALLY DULL AND MORE Ot LESS DEAR'ISH.
: SLAUGHTER CALVES HELD ABOUT STEADY AND SHORT RECEIPTS MAOE A FAIRLY
GOOD CLEARANCE. SOMiE GOOD' HEAVIES MOVED ON PACKER ACCOUNT AT $5.25" AN'D $5 50WI TH
SMALL LOTS RANGING ON, UP TO $6.00. CULL SORTS ARE LISTED AROUN'D--2.75 TO 7 3.0, A:
FEW GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS WERE REPORTED FROM $7.00 TO .$7.50.
HOGS: HOG PRICES AT OTHER MARKETS CONTINUED DOWNWARD -AND LOCAL VALUES
S -----" DROPPED TO THE LOWEST LEVELS ON RECORD IN A LONG PERIOD' OF YEARS,
SHOWING A SHARP DECLINE OF e-0 TO 50 CENTS FROM YESTERDAY AVE.RAG;E.. RECEIPTS, 'ESTI-
MATED AT 1,000 HEAO, INCLUDED 204- HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ,ABqDOUT 370 TRUCK HOGS AND
F:UR LOADS 'OF" RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE DAY'S T0P OF $6*10 WAS PAID DY
PACKERS FOR F0U.1 LOAtS OF MEDIUM Tn CHOICE 200 TO 210-POUND RAIL BUTCHERS. SMALL
KILLERS PAID $6o05 FOR SEVERALL LOTS OF GOOD TO CHOOE TRUCK HOGS AND OTHER SALES OF
LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS WERE REPORTED AT $.9 AND $6.00. A FEW S2RTS
OF HEAVY 3UTCHERS MOVED AT $5,50, rACKING SOWS SOLD AT 'r-.75, WITH A.F EWN AT S.O0,
ADOUT 25 CENTS LOWER.
SHEEP: RECEIPTS OF SHEEP AND LAMBS HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED AT 95Q0 HEAD, .IN-
CLUDEDr 4 DECKS OFFERED IN THE RAiL SECTION AND 'OVER 2,00 HEAD RE-'
CEIVED BY TRUCK, Q 'OD TO, CHOICE OFFERINGS WERE RATHER SCARCE IN THE RAIL DIVISION
AND TRADE PROVE.' SLOWV. rACK LINGS AND WtETHERS FINALLY MOVED AT PRICES STEADY WiTH MONDAYtS DECLINE. FAT SPRING
LAMS MOVED FROM $7.0 TO 7o50 WITH CULLS nUT FROM .4,00 TO $5.00, ONE DECKOF
GOOD SHORN FAT LAMIDS AND YEARLINGS SOLD AT ,$6.35 AND OTHER SALES WERE REPORTED FROM
$6.00 TO $5"25s PACKERS 3iD 5,W00 FO, THE-: LOWER GRADES OF FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS.
TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $4C.00 AND $4.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED FROM
$2. 50 DOWN.

5/26/31 RF
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND COPTATIONS TUESDAY MAY 2C, .931 .
CHICAGO MA"AKET--10:30 A.M.
CATTLE: LARGELY A STEER AND- YEARLING RUN LITTLE DONE; BUYERS, BOTH LOCAL AND :(UT-
S- SIDES, PICKING HERE AND THERE FO6R A FEW SPECIALTIES, MOSTLY LIGHT OFFER"-
l?_ $7.8185- PAID ON EA"LY ROUNDS FOR CHOICE LIGHT STEERS; A FEW LOADS MEDIUM WEIGHTS
7 THESE SCALING 1250Q; QUITE A FEW STALE CATTLE BEING SHOWN BUT BULK MONDAYIS
HOLDOVER OFF MArKJ 15, LOWER, THIS ECLINE PLACING WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS AT$4.00 AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM
WEIGHT KINDS AT y3..25 TO .3.50; VEALERS STEADY WITH.*9Q00 PAID FOR SELECTS, .ULK
CARRYING CONSIDERA3LE WE! IHT AND SELLING MOSTL/ AT $8600 TO Se5 ., ,. .,
NOGS: MARKET SLOW, MOSTLY J. TO I5..LOWER THAN MONDAY'S AVRAE P.S "TS. OFR.-E;
--"- PACKING SOWSI TO I ? LOWE,',, GOOD TO CHOICE I 0 TO dU40' 9o4 T(_ -6U;
TOP $S,6, PA-tJY_ 220 TO 250 $6.20 TO $6.4-0; 260 TO 29QS 5 ,00 TO S.0, PS,,
LARnELY ,Q.0U TO 8..5,,C STRONG WEIGHTS AND LIGHT LIGHTS.TO ,85-a.; PACKING SOWS 4-ro5
TO 5.| 5, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHT S 5.25 TO $5.40, EXTREME WEIGHTS 84 75 DOWN.
SHEEP: EARLY SALES STEADY TO UNEVENLY HI GHER, ADVANCE LARGELY ON;'WELL-FlINISHED
-- OLD C7R0P LAtIMS; TOP CLI PPER S $86Q0 TO PACKERS FEW TO PACKERS $86 0.TO
8,25; NATIVE SPR1INGERS LARGELY $9.00 TO $!:0.5, SOME HELD HI.GH.E5; SEVERAL LOADS
LAIN CALIFORNIAS UNSOLD, LIGHT WEIGHT CALIFORNIA YEARLINGS .S; ULK. SHORN EWES
500To $2.50. 0
TO $ KANSASCITYMAARKET- I I: 00 A.M.
CATTLE: OPENING SALES LIGHT YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK ABOUT STEADY. SLOW, WEAK TRADE
---- ON FED STEERS AND LONG YEARLINGS ',"iOTHING DONE EARLY ON TEXAS GRASSES;
VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY TO WEAK; BULLS UNCHANGED STOCKERPA FEEDERS VERY SCARCER
STEADY TO W'AK: EARLY TOPLIGHT-Y AnLNG! AND 1 BEEVES 57*0nU 9 ICEc Y ARLINGS
HELD UPTO Sb.U0; BULK TO SELL 'AT $ TO $-. ...0 MOST VEALERS "- U DOWN; STOCK
CAI.V'ES $7.569
HOrS: M oSTLY, 15 TO LYS LOWER THAN, MONDAYtSBEST PRICES; TOP $6.1 2ON, 180 TO 20Q0
BULK 150 TO 250r .5.85 TO $6.05;"5EW 260 TO 330U $5.55 TO,,5.u0; sows
)4,25 TO $4.85; PIGS 5.50 TO $6I0. ,
HE:P: SPRING LAMD' STEADY TO 2-5&.LOW ERn MJRTLY STEADY* OTHER KILLING PASSESS
-'--- STEADY; TOP NATIVE, SPRING'.LAMB y9.(b, BETTER GRADES MOTLY'y, ,.9 .TO,
9. 75; BEST W'.OOLE LAMBS OFFERED 8O. 1 0; -YEAR-OLD TEXAS WETHERS *4.- bU TO Qo'',.
AGED WETHERS 73.,-5o SME HELD HIGHER. .'
NATIONAL STOCKYAR0S (E.ST.LOU.IS) MARKET--10:00 A.Mo
CATTLE: NATIVE ANO WESTERN' STtERS IN LIGHT SUPPLY; QUALITY OF NATIVES BELOW THE
-- AVERAGE; I NDICATI ONS STEADY ON DESIRABLE LIGHT WEIGHTS AND LOWER ON OTHERS
AND WESTERNS; VEALERS 5l3 LOWER; TOP AND SULK GrOD AND CHOICE KINDS 8. b5o MARKET NOT
ESTABLISHED ON OTHER SLAUGHTER CLASSES, INDICATIONS WEAK TO LOWER; BULLS STEADY TO
.250 LOWER FOR WEEK; ALL STOCKER AND FEEDER CLASSES LOWER Fr WEEK.
HOGS: VERY SLOW AT" 25 DECLINE FROM MO0NDAY.lS AVERAGE, FEW SMALL LOTS ,'45 WITH
..--- PRACTICAL TOP" .40; MOST 230# DOWN $6.25 TO S.r40 AFEW 250 TO 270"
WEIGHTS $6.00 TO $G.15; SOWS SHOWING DECLINE, SALES LARGELY 4. 75 TO 5.0'-,
SHEEP: SOME INITIAL' DUYS AROUND STEADY ON SPRING LAMBS; 8 CARS CLIPPED iEXAS
-- LAMBS INCLUDED IN OFFERINGS. '
.FORT WORTH. ; CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. STLOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE -
,^m n it. t- n Ak,.


MUUi0 *. O(F- I T n )U1 L.Y NJLD,
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40-160.- GP-,H $ 5.75- 6.00
GD.-200-Ht5095.-'G6.1
ML T !0-V800 GD-CH 5.90- 6.10
220-.-0G,: (D-CH 5.90- o. 0I
HVY WT 2 5O290,- .. C. 5.70- 6,OQ
290-350 GD-OH 5.50-- 5.90
PKG Sows 275-500.A. I ED-GD 4.75- 5.00
SLAUGHTER ,IGS (L00.-)QC--H --
FDR &STKR IlGS S70.136I GV'-oC' -
Av COST & ^T. MON. (,IGS 'EX0L) 6,36- 20O
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES: .AND 'VEALERS:


STE STEERnS O9CH~OHSI CE
MED'I UM
O,, ,b ON
STEERS (900-1100-.) CHO CE
'MED.,IUM
S .Co'rMO D
STEERS (I 00-1300,) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDI U.A
'STEERS (I 300-1 500C,-) ..ClHO.CE
Gob
HEIFERS (5s50-850:) CHOICE
G OD
MEDIUM
S. COMMON
CowS:. CHOICE
'Go rOD
COM-MED
Low CUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXOL) GD-COH(BEEF.)
PUT-C nA-M.ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-0-(
EDLUM
C ULL-bnM
CALVES (250-500)' H UL-O
r COMI-MED
FOR & STKR CATTLE -AND CALVES:
STEERS (50G800-.) DCOH
COI-MED
STEERS (800-1050-,) GD-OH
C0.oN1- MEb
HEI FERS": GD-0H
CON-M ED
Cows:GD'CH
CALVES (STEERS) OG-,
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEET AND L/\rIS: ***
SPRING LAMBS: GD-CH
MEDIUM
CMMON
LAM3S: (90r DN) D-NCH
MED I UM'
91-1X, S MED-CH
YRLG ET ;ALED
AEWES: (90-Nf' D MED-CH
54- 50r E) ED-CH
0 L LTS )) EULL-COH
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5/26/31 RP
i : 0 F.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL.,,-. REPRESENTATIVE.


SIL 1V9990 9NlU c

In I A1111 11111 Il Ol IIISlllNll1 llIII IIII1
V0IO1401 AJOXIlSN3AINn






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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE'CVS. ERVICE ,


'FORT WORTH,, TEXAS'


TELE


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 931 .
,1 1 i '
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS,
(\ 1:00 qA.M.CENTRAL T4ME) 4


CATTLE CALVES HOGS


FQRT "VORTH
KANSAS C TY
CH'I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
QMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
ioux CI T.Y
5T. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
'V ICHITA
DENVER'
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE VWE.K'AGOII 0 1-MARKETS
To DATE THI S 'VEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK. :
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


2 ;800
4;500
9,000
3,000
7,000
500
3,000
1 ,400
2,800
.400
.800
35,200
33; 700
127,500
139,t00
SHIPMENTS
,.
,.?


'400.
500 '
. 3,000 '
I ,500''
300
S200
S100
400
,3,200
200
100
9 900
10,275
30,800
31,575


'700
6 000
18,000

8 7 000
8,000
7, 000
I 0,00
I1,900
1 ,.?00
82, ,100
61 ,400
268,400
231 ,$00


SHEEP HOLDOVERE

,000
14,000
1P;000 5,0001
,500
1 0000
400


0rf It kjxj
6,500
S700
700
$.000
.67,800
6 i.300
198,300
20, 300


I0
600

*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
bfIRECT AND THPU. HOGS
!NCLUDE9 IN TtE' DAYI S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


AND PACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAYY, MAY 26.


1.931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.'VORTH ACTUAL ,WEDNESDAVDWK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,t'VEDNESDAY ,YR AGO


CATTLE
e2,462
805
I1,.634

'4,652
2,587


CALVS
S340
24f

636
6f5


HQGS
'811'

659'

.673
924


SHEET?
I0,1 12


14,350
7,105


SFORT ,ORTH LIVE8T0CK MKT 'EDN 'A 2A. 1 9 3
F0ORT {:VORTH L IV E5TOCK_ M)ARK ET .4 WEDN ESDAY_ .'MAY: .2'. .1,9_31.


(BASED ON MARKET C0NDI.TIQNS AND SALES ,REPORTED. UP TO I ':00.P.4m,) '0
,*' ^ ,* ' . :

CATTLE: ANOTHER DULL, DEAR! SH MARKET 'DtVEL(yPrED HERE TODAY'. IN SUAUGHT'lR .
... ----- ., STl-S,' ALTHOUGH SEVERAL PURCHASES WERE MADE DURING MORNING ROUNDS
ON'"ORDER AMOUNT. THE PACKER DEMAND, HOWEVER, APPEARED ARROW AND NO.STEERS OF
CONSEQUENCE"'WEREGBO.UGHTFIOR LO.CAL..'SLAGHTER UP T-;A.LATE .H0J. ,-BIDS AND.. SALES, IN
SMOST CASES, nULED WEAK 'AT FULL RlEC.ENT DECL I NESS. A SL I GH.TLY: .: IMPrT ED DEMAND
SFEATURED'THE-T.RAE "IN SHE-'TOCK ANP .bO.N-CUTTER S BUT NO QUO.TA PLF.'.CHANGEW.AS *SHOWN
' IN PRICES. .^0I-THi'THE'EXCEPTION 'OF ;'URsTHEn' wA*f S8 I.N SL'AUGHTr'TEl :TEER ,. T.HE ,GENERAL
. TRADE IN MOST CLASSES 'OF'.CATTL" ANOD dALVES iELD"ABOUT ST ADYV ,. .,
GiRASS SLAUGHTER: steer' $ PLAI-N .' STOC4 YEARLING.S9, COWS AND MIXE BUTCHER
CLASSES PREDOM INATED IN THE--DA IS CATTLE 8UryLy, R6o.TED AT 2G80 '4EAO.* T:HE.OFFREn-
INGS OF -SLAUGHTER- STEERS INCLUDED TW. LOADS ,OF.DESI ABLE*STrONG W.EI GHT' FED GRADES
THAT WERE HEUD OVER FROM Y'ESTEDAY.* .. *' .. ,
BLE: BUYERS ON onbEn ACCOUNT FURNISHED AN OUTLET FOR SEVERAL LOADS OF
'1'VErLY PLAIN AND RATHER COMMON KILLING STEERS AT $375b TO $4.?5. Two LOADS OF THESE
CATTLE BROUGHT f4.00 AND MOST FF.. THE REMAINING SUPPL I ES Q.r.;GRASS. SLAUGHTER STEERS
WERE OF VALUE TO SELL IN THE $4.00' RANGE. TH EEW.TO LOA0.%-o-F.rMOE,.UM TO GOCTD "STRONG
WEIGHT FED STEERS MOVED AT $5.00'AND $5.25, ALSO SELLING ON ORDER,ACCQUNT* ,
BEST FAT YEARvLl NGk," ONE "LOAD OF GOOD STRONG 'Wt RIGHTS, SOLD'AT 701 0
.ANO A LOAD OF GooD TVwO--YEAn-OLDS, AVfRAGN::NG 99[ POUN,4DSI. BF1"UGHT $6..60'. OTHER
SLAUGHTER VYEA-'LINGS V W/E'E REQRTEDi FROM 'AtOUND p6.00 DOWN- BUTCHER HEI FEARS N.NQEn
:$5.00. -TwO, 0,.- THREE LoAfS. -n.F ,GO FAT 'COWS CHANGED HANOS AT'. $.3 '25 AND.. $3S 50, .
S LATTER PRICE PRACTICALL TOP. BUTCHER COWS ,WERE LISTED USUALLY AROUND $3*00-AND A
LOAD OF 'STROMinG CUTTERS SOLD AT.$2.75. LOW-CUTTER SA'LES-WERE. 'REPORTED AROUND 63 .75
TO $2.00. 'BULLS WERE SCARCE AND, APPA-RENTLYI' WERE NOT 1IANTED. O,
S, .-COUNTRY DEMAND FOR STOCK YEA7L.ING8 PROVED DULL, 'EVEN ATWEAK TO LO6WNER
COST FIGURES .A F.VEW PURCHASES ,OF MEDIUM TO GOOD STOCK YEARLTNGS WERE MADE AT $5O00.
11 OWIG TO THE GENERALLY PLAIN C-'4ARACTER OF CALF RECEIPTS, NO BUSINESS
OF CONSEQUENCE ,WA.- TRANSACTED .IN HEAVIE7S ABOVE THE $5.00 L ,VEL. 'ALTHOUGH TWO OR"
THREE SMALL LOTS OF GOODD HEAVIS MOVED AT $5.25',AND 5.50Q. .BRAHMA-TYPE SLAUGHTER
'CALVES W RE SCATTERED IN THE "4.,00 RANGE ,AND C-ULL SORTS, IN A VARIETY OF WEIGHTS,
kVWERE PEDdLED AROUND $2. 75' TO X-3.00. "
S' HOGS: ', HOG PRICESS DROPPED TO NEW LOW LEVELS HERE TODAY, WHEN BULK' OF THE
S" -"-" SUPrPLY MADE "A CLEARANCE AT PRICESS IQ rTO .20, CENTS LOWER. THE. GREATER
DECLINES WERE SHOWN IN" THE RAIL-SECTION. "r)Rin'THE F"ir-ST TIME IN A LO6G PERIOD 'OF
YE-ARS, TrOP HO'GS SOLDD UNDER THE :6.00 LEVEL BRINGING $5.90. THE .BETTER GRADES OF
TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT ,'AT5"5.% AND' 5'90 AND THRE.'E.LOADS OF GOOD TO OHOIC'E ,192 'TO 200*
'"AIL HOGS ALSO TO_,ED AT $5.90*' 'PACKING SOWS 'RULED WEAK TO25 CENTS LOWER, -SELLING
MOSTLY AT' $4.50 AND LY4,7'5. TH" T D'AY S HOG SUPPLY OF'ONLY 700 HEAD INCLUDED 175
D RECTSAND. ABOUT I7. TRUCK HOG.S. '
SHEEP:C'-OVP 15,000'sREEP' AND LAMSS ARRIVED HERt TODAY, THE LARGEST RUN RE-
--` PORTED AT ANY OF".THE PRIMARY MARKETS.. ABrU'T 96 DECKS ARRIVED BY
RAIL AND AROUND 2,.00 HEAD WERE RECEIVEDD IN THE, TRUCK' SECTION. AN INCREASED PRO-
SPOR.TION OF GOD 3.HOr)t, F-AT ,LAM4BS AND YEARLINGS FEATURED THE CONSIST, ALI-HOUGH
NUMEROUS D-ECKS OF' HALF--FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS WERHE RECEIVED..
BUYERS WERE OUT -EARLY AND TRADE PROVED FAIRLY ACT I VE,'WIl TH KILLING
CLASSES 'OF THE' BETTER GRADES SELLING STEADY. FAT SPRING LAMBS SOLD FROM $7.00 TO
,7.50 "AND.MOST OF THE DE-si RABLE'GRADES OF SHORN FAT .LAMBS AND YEARLING'S MOVED F,,OM'
'600 TO, 6.50, LATTER PI CE ALSO PA'I D ON CLO-SING ROUNDS TUESDAY' FOR GOOD" LAMB.S AND
YEARLINGS. MOST OF' THE GOOD 2-YEA,-OLD WETHERS SOLD AT $4.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS
WERE REPORTED AT-r A POPULAR PrI CE OF C 2.50. NUMEROUS .DECKS OF 'LOWER GRADE SHORN ,
LAMBS AND YEARLINGS WERE SCHEDULED TO MOVE OUT UNSOLD.

MARKETS CLOSED MEMORIALL DAY
T nIE FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET. AND OTHER PRIMARY MARKETS WILL .BE
CLOSED SATURDAY, MAY 30TH I'N OBS RVANC- OF THE MEMORIAL HOLIDAY. LI VESTOCK RE-
CEIVED ON SATURDAY WILL BE YARDED AND PROPERLY CARED FOR BUT WILL NOT BE OFFERED
FOR SALE UNTIL MONDAY, JUNE 1 ST. ... .
5/27/31 RP : .--
I :45 F.M. .. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


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HOGS____
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280
1000
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PAG E #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET. CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS -,WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 1931.
CH1CAGO MARKET-. 10:45 A.M. ..
BATTLE: LARGELY STEER AND YEARLING RUN;. SUPPLY EXCESSIVE BUT MORE CATTLE SOLD ON
EARLY ROUNDS THAN PREVIOUSLY TH I.S WEEK LARGELY T 1 SHIPPERS, BULK SALTS
$ 6.25 TO$6.85.kITH SEVERAL LOADS $7.00 TO $ Z-5Q SOME I301 AVERAGES BRINGING .5
WITH 1562 AT .7.5. BEST YEARLINGS EARLY e4(3', THESE SALES STEADY TO 25, LOWER,
MOSTLY STEADY, 3EST YEARLING HEIFERS $7.00. MARKET LOOKING ABOUT STEADY ON YEARLING
HEIFERS BUT VERY DULL AND WEAK TO UNEVE.LYLOWER QN EAT COWS; WEIGHTY HEIFERS AND
.BULLS. VEALERS STEADY TO WEAK, MOSTLY $7.bU.TO $..' .
HoGS: MARKET SLOW, 10 TO 13' LOWER THAN TUESDAY'S'AVERAGE ON WEIGHTS .'ABOVE 220,;
.-I-- LIGHTER"/EIGHTS 15 TO P256 OFF* PACKING S 1S_0 TO 25'. LOW 9OOD TO
SCOCE 1 50 TO 20 320 TO 630. FEW 635;TOP $640 FOR CH e wGHTS 20
TO 250 $6.00 TO 3:5; 260 TO 30. $5.75 TO $6.05- 306 TO 3#$5.5 fbT $o065o PIG
$'5.75 TO $6.00, STRONG WEIGHT AND LIGHT LIGHTS TO PA.I|;.PACKING SOWS $4.0 TO $4.90,
SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHT.TO.$5.15, EXTREME WEIGHTS DOWN TO 4.50, .. ,
SHEEP: ACTIVE, GENERALLY STEADY TO.STRONG; CHOICE. LAMBS 1 .iTO. 15O HIGHER IN IN-
---. STANCEG;S. GOOD AND.CHOICE CLIP'PPERS MOSTLY 8."25 -'O 3.6Q TO PACKERS; ONE
LOAQ TO OUTSIDER 3.,7U, THE EARLY TOP; CALIFORNIA SPRI .GERS $.I.UO WITH IGHT SORT.
A T L7.50; BEST NATIVE SPRINGERS LARGELY' 10.00 TO .25; C .OUT AT $9 AND
$9-. 5 BEST HELD AROUND $10..0; FEW SHORN eWESL $O2.00TU T.
.- 'KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: FEW EARLY SALES LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEERS AND L.O`NG' YEAR INGS STEADY TO
-- EASIER; MpST,9 BIDS, HOWEVER, LOWER ON FED STEERS; LIGHT YEARLINGS AND FED
H-IFERS OPENING ABOUT STEADY; COWS. SLOW, WEAK; BULLS, VEALERS ANMD CALVES LITTLE
CHANGED; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS, IN. I MHT SUPPLY WITH DotlAMD NARROW. AT -WEAK PRnjCES
VOICE LIGHT WEIGHT'FED HEIFERn 7 4o, KBULK.- FED STEERS .-AND YEARLINGS EARLY U TO
00,75 OD LOTS FAT COWS AROUND 3.50 T 4.25, LW.-0CUtTERS AITD CUTTERS, f2. TO
$3.25; MEDIUM BL, ,3.,25 TO $3.50; BULK VEALERS $7.00 DOWN. FEW $. 00; CHOICE IU0O5
FUESHY FEEDERS po.0 : 0 .
HOGS: MOSTLY 10 T9 206 LOWER THAN' TUESDAY Q AVER/AGE:.SPQTS OFF MORET "P 5.90
-- ON 165TO P0: MOST 150 TO 50# 5.65 TO $5.85; 2U60 TO 35 5.5. TO
$5.65; SOWS LARGELY 34.00 TO ,p4..65; PIGS AROUND 15( LOWER-AT $Q.I'0 AND DOWN.
HHEEP; ACTIVE, SPRING LAMiS STRONG TO I Q HigherR'. OT.HEn KILLING CLAUSE, FULLY
T----- STEADY; TO! NATIVE SPrING LAMBS .'85, BETTER GRAD.ES MOSTLY ,.50TO 0-.75;
ARIZONAS $9.75; FED SHORN LAMBS 7.50 TO $7' 5; TEX"AS oHO.N LAMBS .6.. TO $.6.2b;
2-YEAR--OLD WETHERS $4.50 TO $5.00, AGED WETHEr $3.00 TO $3.25. : '
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEE-.S SLOW, QUALITY NOT VERn DESIRABLE,, FEW ,ROUND; A VERY FEW'TEXAS
GRASS STEERS STEADY AT 4.25 TOG $6.25, BULK DUE TO ARn RIVE LATER; MIXED
YEARLI IGS AND HEIFERS STEADY INtA SLOW DEAL- ADDING LOWE COWS, CUTFPS AND LOW-
CUTTERS; MEDIUM iULLS SCARCELY MOVING, TOP 5 LOWER AT S3. 75 VEALERS LOWER
TO AND BULK $8.00; FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS $0,50 To 7.*25.
HOGS: OPENING T.AnE SLOW AT 15 TO 20. DECLI-NE FROM TUESDAY tS.'AVF/RAGE; -..ARLY TOP
---. 6.25 PAID SPARINGLY AND INMOSTINSTANCE N PIG STU.F;, EARLY .LES AND
BIDS ON 0 TO 20 AVERAGES 0 TO .5 A FEW J.20p DEMAND SLOW ON SO .S; SOME
EARLY SALES 4'75 '-1ITH A FEW LIGHT WEIGHTS 84.85 TO 5 GE
SHEEP: IPCTI CALL ENTI Ri" CROP OF LADS ON.SI STI N OF" NATIVE S-P, NGES WI TH.A FEW
LOADS OF ARKANSAS AN'D TEXAS SP-ING LAMBS; NO EARLY SALES WI TH INDICATIONS


STEADY.


FORT NORTHH CH'I CAGO
C LOF CLOSE


KANSAS CITY Es. ST.LOUttS
CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS:SOFT OR0 OILY HOGS AND .. .
S ROASTING P.G0 EXCLUDED_ . 8 0.
LT'LT3 o8 598S08o2 55 6a25
LT G1 .IC05 5.:59 6J*5_ .3 I: C- 6 1 25



SLAUGHTER Gs (LO0 9)GD-e ,- -o- 5 5 6 5 560- 0 60 625
FD- &TR 1GSfO'4Uo G1o-01H 58.- 5,v9-- G-w1- 3 .6 5 .0-6 -6
'E 6 7 6..05- 2431 -
... .... 7
Av COST & 7T.TU GEXCL.) 54-- 6
SLAUGHTER IHTTLEo CAL VES -AND VEALERS,-.: ,, ,"- 6'25


STEERS (600-900-.f) CHOICE
"O- r MEDIUM

STEERS (900-1 lO-,:) 8HOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM;
. .. E ~ i UM* QO.IMMON'" .
STEERns (1100-IO00,) i C
GOoD
MED ? UM
*.STEEnS (I 300-.1 500C) CHOI CE
GOOD
HEIFE s (5S0-85O',) CHOICE
S. . MEDIUM
.. .. Cor .oN"
Cows: CHOICE.
GOOD.
Con-MED. '
Low CT-OuA T
BULLS(YRLG EXCL,) D--0CH(,BEEF
CU T--CO..M-MED
EALES (MILK-FED) GD-CH
"*MEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (25O-50Q) GD- CH
Cmr-MED -
FD-R & STKR -,TTLE AND CALVES:
STEErS 5080-80:1Y c9GD-C
( 1 OM-MED
STEERS (800-1.o050,) Gn-H
C on-MED.
H E I F E'"S- G, r,- H
Cow: C ACH
COWS: O~n-CM
C,-MED
CALVES (STEERS) Gk-.IDCH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHE A-'ND L,,r 3S)
SPRING LAMBS: GD-C..m
MJEDI UM
,, ~ C CMMON
GAUAO ,N
LAM aS (O or
(91-1P0 ME DIUM
CALLIWT- 3 IMON
YR LG "IETM-rS .40.I I()MED-CH
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0ALL wTS) CULL-COM
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5;5, 6J2
4.50- 0 2
25.25 3.25


3.00: i:o6
3.25- 4.00
2.75- p25
7. %5: 75
5.5- .75





- 3.0- 450


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5 00- 6, 0
7
7:25- .75






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,000-1, 'Soo
5 07.- 'G a 00

67.00.7. 75:
,- 6n- 7.o

5;25- 82 5
21:: Y5;- -:5,2

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7.2 5-1 69,00
56.508-V2
4.0 .50


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5,:0- ; oo

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6,.75- o. 50.



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.0- 5,00
6-0 .7 o;0

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3,00 3.75t
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00.:8o:88
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I:1" :8


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4:0?- 5.
3.4 0 .-0 300- 3.75
-- -- 3- -
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5


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LAMBS EXCEPTED, ALL


r~0 6.60
Q T 4- : o- SON
,.o-~ 007
5209- 7:00
~ 2.00
QUOTATIONS ON SL


bo:
4.00-
7.25-

4, 00-

7.0


6 o 95
6,50-
5. 75-
4.*25-

5l, 50-



00-
..75-



.3.25-
*,75-
,. 00-


7:5
7,28
650
5.00



7:5



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7:,


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STERLING ErIENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.






UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET- NE.S SERV-0ICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, :TEXAS 4 0G TELEPHONE: G-2209.

DAILY LIVESTOCK MiARKET REPORT THURSDAY MAY 28, 93. -
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS-OF L'ESrTocR AT ELEVEN MARKETS,
(l1:00 Ae, M.CENTRAL TIME)
iH, ocG&e-
CATTIE C04ILV ES HO.GSv SHEEP iO0LDOVER ? REOT(*THRUw
FORT WORTH I 700 500 500 9,000 8,0
KANSAS CITY j n800 400 4 Q000 !2rO0O 2|0
CHICAGO 3i000 3,000 26!60Q0 12i000 '6,000 8,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,200 1,300 8,0()(0' 3;0.00 400 300
OMAHA 29800 200 |.000 |3000
OKLAHOMA CITY 400 200 800 ;900' 54
Sioux CITY 2-000 50 7,0f0 000 4
ST JOSEPH 800 200 4 "000 3;500
ST'!. PAUL 2,000 I,500 -&-500 300
'11 CH I t A .800o .200 2,500 .800 1,100
DENVER| ,600 .o100 1.,900 50 .
TOTAL II MARKETS j9i100 ?;650 72,2r10 5.5i.550 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGo,I MA-KETS 26;800 8i700 68. 00 42;,200. DIRECT AfD THnU' HOGS
To -DATE THIS 'VEEK 146,600 38,450 '340,600 253;850 INCLUDED 'IN THE DAYt$
SAE FERIElOD LAST "lEEK 166,100 40,275 "299,,800 244,.500 ETIMATEO RECErPTS.'
FOT W'VORTH RECEIPTS,. SHIPjENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, WEDNESSDAY, MAY 27L 1931"
.CATTLE CqALVEs HoGs, :SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2,678 571 -696 16,201
TOTAL SHIPMENTS '. 793 164 -- 8,052 '
PACKER PURCHASES . '269 54 5430. ,13,268
.,

FT.WOnTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAY,WK AGO 2,851 963 I 930 7,590'
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,THUSDAY,YR AGO; 2,097 ,225. 73 'l,537
4 ,. ..
FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY MY 28,. 1931..

(3ASED ON MARKET CONDITtONS ANt SALES" REPORTED UP "TO |0q F-M.))

CATTLE: RATHER LIGHT RECEIPTS OF CATT-IE ,HE .l TODAY:,SOL.,D AT PRICES THAT' WERE
MOSTLY STEADY IN ALL DI\'IDIONS OF THE TRADE, ALTHOUGH PACKER DEMAND
SUGGESTED LIMITED SLAUGHTER sEQUIREMENTS AND THE MARKET AS A WHOLE PRESENTED A
QUIET APPEARANCE. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR'ONLY I,700 CATTLE ND 500'CALVES,
4 .. A ,,
OFFERINGS OF SLAtUGHTER ,STEERS,WERE rOPnACTICALLY ALL PLAIN AND COMMON
GRADES OF GRA)93ERS I1l TH SALES R1PORTEQ IN TH5 "S..0' rft $4. 0 RANGES, AEPUT 'THE
BEST KILLING`T STE 'RG SHOWN WERE EF, VALE TO SE)LF TS GL-V T.LY '.UNEE. TH $500 tEV'EL-
THE BETTER GRADES .OF FAT YEARLINGS WERE LACKI NG..AND' No SALES OF:'550 TO'800-POUND
WEIGHTS WERE MADE DURING MORNING RO.UNDS ASOVE '$6. 50 THE 'PLAINR SORT -OF BUTCHER
HEI FEARS w EEn i ,SCATTERED UNDER THE $5.00 LEVEL. A' FS, GOOD"FAT' CdWS CHASNED HANDS
AT 3,25 AND $350C) AND BUTCHER COWS WiRE LISTED "AROUND $3"00, WI3TH CUTTER GRADES
AT c3.50 AND. 2.75. "LOW-CUTTERS FOUNtw AN .OU'tLET MOSTLY. FROM $. V75 T.O $2.00, BUT
BULK OF THESE LOW-COSTING CATTLE CONSISTED OF SMALL LOTS AND S'RTS. N BULLS OF
CONSEQUENCE WERE RECEIVED ., ....
RELATIVELY FEW CATTLE WERE PURCHASED ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT AND QUOTA-
BLY :STEADY VALUES PREVAILED IN THI$ "IVISION OF THIE TRO/DE. Tvvr 'LOADS OF GOOD STOCK
STEER YEARLINGS MOVEt OUT AT $5.75.' "
PLAIN QUALITY' ANn SHORT VOLUME OF CALF RECEIPT'S PROVIDED A FAIR
TEST OF THE MARKcT. 0FF-QUAL..ITY CALVES, HOWEVER, RUNNING MOSTLY TO' MEDIUM AND
COMMON GRADES, SOLD ABOUT STEADY, PACKAGE LOT'S ^F GOOD HEAVIES MOVED FROM $5.00
TO $5.50 AND'CULL SORTS WERE PEDDLED AS USUAL FROM $2.75 TO. $3.00. THE BETTER "
GRADES OF .VEALERG, LISTED UP TO 7.00 AND ABOVE, WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING.


*' o ;
HOGS: ONLY 500 HOGS ARRIVED FOR TODAY1S LOCAL TRADE. MORNING ARRIVALS
INCLUDED 80 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 10,0) TRUCK HOGS- AND. ONE
LOAD OF RAIL HOGG FOR THE OPEN MARKET. ,. ',.' ,, :
THE LIMITED SUPPLY MOVED AT PRICES MOSTLY 5 CENTS. LOWER, 'AND THE
DAY'S TOP 0 $5.48, WAG PAID IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS, *THE, LOAD"'OF GOOD.
RAIL HOGS AVERAGED 170 POUNDS AND SOLD TO PACKERS AT 5.85. -'MOST. OF THE ;BETTERh
GRAbES OF 170 TO 230-PrUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $5.80 AND e $5.85. PACKING'SOWS WERE
REPORTED AT $4.50 -AND 74.75, OR STEADY, I' 9 '"

SHEEF: ANOTHER LIBERAL SUPP,'LY OF SHEEP AND ,LAMBS, ABOUT 9000 H-EAD, WERE,_
RECEIVED FOR TODAY19'LOCAL TRADE. RAIL OFFERINGS CONSISTED MOSTLY-,
OF MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS, AND INCLUDED A FEW DECKS OF GOOD
TO CHOICE AGED FAT WETHERS. OVER 2,000 HEAD ARRIVED'IN THE TRUCK SECTION, IN--
CLUDING A LIBERAL PROPORTION OF SPRING LAMBS. PRICES FORt,SPRING LAMBS RULED STEADY
TO 25 CENTS LOWER AND OTHER CLASSES SOLM STEADY. FAT SPRING- LAMBS MOVED AT $7Y00
AND $7.25 AND A FEW LOTS AT $7.50. .CULL SP RRIN G LAMBS SOL-, AROUND $-4.00 TO 4.'500
SEVERAL DECKS OF .MEDIUM TO 'GOtOD SHORN FAT LAMMBS AND YEARLiINGS SOLD FROM $6.00 TO
,36.25 AND 'GOOD TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $4.25. A FEW DECKS OF GOOD TO
CHOIC-E AGED FAT WETHERS DROUGHT $2.65 AND OTHER SALES OF AGED FAT WETHERS WERE
REPORTED AT $2.50 AND LESS. ,



-ARKETS CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY
ThE FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET AND OTHER PRIMARY MARKETS WILL BE
CLOSED SATURDAY, MAY 30TH, IN -OBSERVANCE OF THE MEMORIAL HOLIDAY. LIVESTOCK RE-
CE4VED ON SATURDAY WILL BE YARDED-AND PROPERLY CARED FOR-BUT WILL NOT BE OFFERED
FOR SALE UNTIL MONDAY, JUNE 1 ST.

5/20/31 R "
1:0 r (SEE OTHER SIDE)






"AGE A2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY MAY 28, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:5;0 A.M.
CATTLE; "DESIRABLE LIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS AND LOW PRICED COWS A LITTLE STRONGEr
,ON FAIRLY ACTIVE MARKET BUT DEMAND STILL VERY NARROW FOP MEDIUM WEIGHT AN-
WEIGHTY STEERS AND FAT COWS AND HEAVY HEIFERS; RECENT DECLINE STOPPED, HOWEVER, BY
A BR6 DGMENT IN SUPPLY FIGURES BUT HOLDOVERS FROM EARLIER IN WEEK BEING CLEANED UP
ERXSLOWLY; MOST STEERS TO.DA $5.75 TO $6.75; ONLY A FEW LOADS PROMISING TO BEAT
f.UU; LOW-CUTTERi AND CUTTER CO'WS AS WELL AS COMMON LIGHT WEIGHT FAT OFFERINGS AND
LIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS GErTING ACTION PUT TRADE ON HEAVY FAT COWS ALMOST AT STAND-
STILL. LARGELY 33.50 to ""4.50 TRADE ON FAT COWS; A FEW OUTSTANDING SAUSAGE BULLS
MADE S4r 00 BUT PRACTICAL TOP $3.75; LAX SORTING CONSIDERED, VEALERS 250 HIGHER,' .
MOSTLY $8.00 TO $9.00. .
1)YoGs 0O MARKET SLOW,S MOSTLY I0 TO 15( LOWER THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE; LIGHT .'..
- WEIGHTS OCCASIONALLY OFF MoRE,-SOME HEAVIES OFF LESS; PACKING SOWS I0 TO
20. LOWER.G0OD TO CHOICe 1 0, TO 210# $,00 TO $E6, 35 TOP $6.20, PAID SPARINGLY;
220 TO 250#O,5,_0 TO ,6.05; 260 TO 300o 5.65 TO .5.90. .IGS MOSTLY $5.75 TO 6.00,
PLAIN KIND $5 D OVIN; PACKING SOWS 14.40 TO O4.75, SMeOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.00 ,
EXTREME WEIGHTS $4.35. DOWN. '
SHEEP: OLD CROP CLASSES NEARLY'STEADY; SPRING LAMBS UNEVENLY WEAK TO 25d LOWE,;
AVERAGE KILLING QUALITY RATHER PLAIN, EARLY BULK CLIPPED LAMBS $8.00 TO
:8.50; DESIRABLE NATIVE SPRiNGERS $9.00" TO $10.00,-FEW $10..25; BUCKS OUT AT $8.00 TO
$9.25; 4 LOADS CALI F.ORNI-AS ,$9.75; MODERATELY SORTED; IDAHOS UNSOLD; 2-YEAR-0LD,: -
OALIFORNIA WETHERS $5.00; NATIVE SHORN E)tWES $2.00 TO 2.50..
S KANSAS CITY MARKET- II :00 A..M. -: .
CATTLE:. LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEER-S AND YEARLINGS STEADY..TO .-STRnONG, OTHERWI SE KILLING
-- CLASSES OF CATTLE MOSTLY STEADY; VEALERS A.D.CALVES SLOW, STEADY' STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS UNCHANGE-D; LIGHT MIXED YEARLINGS UP O .; .LI.GT YEARLING .STEERS .HELD
HIGHER; BULK FED RTEEQS ELIGIBLE 'TO SELL A,'OUND .$550 TO $50;CO.10N SOUTH EXAS
GRASSES DOWN TO 4-.50; .BUHER COWS 03_. 0 TO 0,25; LOW-UTTES ANDCUTTES 2.00
TO 3.00; BULK VEALERS ">7.UU DOWN FEW 68.00; MEDIUM BULLS $3.0 TO $350; PLAIN
LIGHT WEIGHT JERSEYS.DOWN TO $2.20. 0 "MIU B *
HdGS: GENERALLY STEADY TO O(5'LOWER.THAN'.WEDNESDAY'S AVErAGE: TOP $585 ON I80
--- TO 220> ;OULK 15-TO r.P50 $5.65 TO "5.85; 260 TO 300,# $5.45 TO.S5.60; HEAV-
IER WEIGHTS SCARCE; SOWS STEADY, $4.00 TO $4.65; PIGS SCARCE, QUO7ASDLE $5.50 TO
S P:.. SPRING LAr.,nS STEADY TO )5 .LOWER; 'OTHEn KILLING CLASSES A.OOUT STEADY; TOP
- NATIVE SPRING LAMDS $9.85; BETTER G-IADES MOSTLY $9.25 TO $9,7-5; AniZONAS
$9,.35; SHOrN FED TEXAS LAMAS $3.75 TO $7.00, OTHERS. $3G.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.QT.LOUI.S) MARKET-I 0:00 AM.
CATTLE: BOTH NATIVE AND'TEXAS GRASS'STEERS RECEIVING LITTLE OR NO ATTENTION;
MIXED YEARLING HEIFERS ANn VEALERS STEADY, PACKERS 31-DDI'NG LOWER ON COWS,
CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS WITH A FEW 25(, LOWER TO YARD TRADERS; DOLLS TENDING LOWER .
FEEDU3G CIWS .5*.' L VER,; 'TP' LIGHT HEIFERS. 8. .5, OTHER FAT DESCRIPTIONS $6.50 TO
$7.00., FEW cows 3.00 TO $3.75, SOME LOW-CUTTERS $'*.75 TO $2.00,. i ND.I VI DUAL HEAD
STILL' LOWER; .VEALEZS$8."0. .
HOGS: MARKET ACTIVE AT STRONG TO |0' HIGHER 'THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE;-TOP $6.25,
--- v230. 1OWN {6.15 TO. 6..25.Wl TH' SALES MOST NUMEROUS AT HIGHER F'l GURE; SOME'
MEDIUM 260# WEIGHTS $6.00, SOWS LARGELY $4.75 tO $5.00.
SHEEP: MARKET SLOW, RECEIPTS LIBERAL. AND PACKERS TALKING LOWER; NO EAR.LV SALES,.
S FORT NORTH H CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
, ,J j ., CLOSE lq O _...,UCLOSE C SE -... 6L -s 25
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== OAST I NG IGS F XCLUDED) *
T 1---',0- 1 C, r i ,(4.u 5 Z
LTLT 40-1;IG .. G-H $ 5.45- 5.85 $
LT WLt- '6-80 D-CH 575-- 585
ORDT- GZC-H 5
--,0'-I "GD CH '"5. .
(220--5GD.'0' 7-OH ,5.75- 5 85"
HVY .VT ... 250-29,A r-CH *..-5.55-"5.80
.G29-35'.- GW GD-OH .5,?-5- 5.70
FKG SOWS .2-500:A). MED--D .....4". 505 4.75"
SLAUGHTER TGS 'O 0'EGDGH, ---, --
FDR &STKR F IGSjrj-1S-)GD-CH .- -"* '
AV COST.&.WT. 'VED.,IGS EXCL)" Q-'2PO7J:..
SLAUGHTER CATTLE. CALVES. :AND VEALERS:


STEERS (uu''UO.-u&) 'HO-CE. ... ""
MEDIUM "" ",50-'5 ,
COMfAdN 3:5ON- .T ,50 :
STEERS (900-1 00:,-) CHOICE -
GOOD 5,I5- U
MEDIUM ".*4 ',0-" ,
COMMON 3..5 5
STEERS (1I100-1 300/1,) OHO.'CE .-- -'-
GOOD 5.25- 6
STEE'S ( I300"I15,) MEDIUM 4.- .
STEERS (1300-15001) CHOICE
GOOD -
HEIFES (550.-85G')' CHOICE -
G"OD Q*{i- U
MElDIUM ,-
COMMON 3.00- 4.00
Cows: CH ICE ;,
G00 D 3.P5- O,0nn
'COM-MED 2.75- 3.25
SLow CUT-CUT 1.75- 2.75
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-O(BEEF - -
U UT-UO M-.--'D - -
VEAL ERS (MILK-FED) Go-COH - --
MEDIUM
CULL-COM -
CALVES (250-500-) GD-CH 5. ?- 6.50
SCOM-MED 2*7D- 5*25
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800;- GD-CH 5.50- 6.75
S COM-IED 3.75- 5.50
STEERS (800-1050) GD-OH -
C0M-MED -
HEIFERS: GD--OH - -
COM-MED - -
COWS: GD-CH - -
0COM-MED - -
CALVES (STEERS) GD-H - -
ME D I UM - -
SLAUGHTER SHEET AND LANBS:
SPRING LAmos: GD-H 7*2-- 7,
MEDIUM G. 0- 7
LAMDS: (9 O N) 7 18-H o:, |:
,, MEDIUM 5.50- 3,15
(PC I0f,,-- MED-OH .. -
ALLA MON
YRLG WET ES:j,; I OI-ED- H -'- -.
BVES: 90- MED-OH -'- --
C 20 .5 ) MED-COH -.-..
L 0'S) CULL- CM - -
,, NOTE: 'SPRING LArI'S EXCEPTED, ALL QUOTATI
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NIG EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.






I.J UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AQRI CULTURE
.BUREAU OF AGRI CULTURAL ECONOMIC CS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209.

S' D.\ILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRIDAY MAY 29, 1931

ToDAYs ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
... ( (I :00 A.M.oCENTRAL TIME) ,
..... .... / .. HQGS
CATTLE .%CALVES S HOGs SHEEP HTLDOVER D IR.ECT*THRPU
FORT WORTH 500 .. 200 -.300 12I 000** 73
KANSAs ;CITY 500 '100 2;500 8,500** .210" "
CHICAGO 2,000 ;00 0 '18,000 I0000 4,000 .8,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 800 :700 8,500 2,000 700.'1,000
OMAHA .. "600 50 8,500 3,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 300 200 1,000 350 278
Sioux CITY 1 1,000. 100 6,000 1,500
ST. JOSEPH 125 -- 2,000 5,500 "
ST. AUL 1800 1,400 7,000 2,o000
WCHI.fA .500 .200 : 1,700 .Mo00 G00.
DENVER 1,900 25 .300 3,600 ..
TQTAL I .MARKETS .. 10,025 3975 '50,809 48,650 *Ar;.pnROXtMATE NUMBER On0
Ot WEEK .AGO,811 MARKETS 11;800 4i425 .70,50Q 40,200 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS WEEK 156,625 42,425 391,400 302,500 INCLUDED I.N THE DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST 'WEEK 177,900 44,700 370.300 284,700 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS,
**. TODAYIS ESTIMATED SHEEP RECEIPTS INCLUDE 456 SHEEP ON .
THRU BILLING AT FORT WORTH AND 6,500 THRl4'.AT KANSAS CL.TY.,
FORT' WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND R.ACKER-(URCHASES, _THURSAYs MAY 28! 2 9_8
CATTLE CALVES HOGS .-SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS ,760 270 359 9,907
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 1 ,107 1 15 100 1,711
PACKER PURCHASES '894 322' 233 -6,570

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,F1I DAYIVW]K AGO -917 '338 824 -6,025
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY,YR AGO HOLIDAY -

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRI DAY MAY 29. 1931..

S(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REr'oRTED UP TO -00 P.M.),

CATTLE: SHORT RECEIPTS OF OATTLE'AND CALVES HERE TODAY PREVENTED ANYTHING
LIKE A FAIR 'TEST OF THE, MARKET, .BUT SCATTERED SALES OF THE VARIOUS
CLASSES APPEARED STEADY. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY 500 CATTLE AND 200 CALVES
AND THE CONSIST OF, THE CATTLE SUPPLY WAS LIMITCD,TO t.WO LOA6S OF IFAT YEARLINGSt
SOME STOCKER YEARLINGS, TWO LOADS OF BULLS AND A FEW CARS OF MIXED BUTCHER CATTLE*
NO SLAUGHTER .STEERS WERE INCLUDED I N THE DAY IS .RECEI PTS.0
"THE SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS WERE GOOD TO CHOICE GRADES -THAT SOLD AT ,
$7.25 'AND $1.75. THE LOAD OF LITTLE CATTLE AT $7,75'AVERAGED 695-POUNDS'AND T'E
$7.25 YEARLINGS AVERAGED 621 POUNDS. A:FEW BUTCHER COWS WERfE REPORTED AROUND
$2.75 TO $3.0O *AND OCCASIONAL SORTS OF LOW-CUTT'ERS S0LD FROM $| .7S TO $2.00.
C.ARLOT SALES OF BULLS WERE MADE AT $2.35 AND $2.50, STRONG V.EI GHTQ ,SELLIr G AT
THESE PRICES. .'" ,' .- .... . -
; 'BUYERS ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT PURCHASED SOME DESI RABLE STOCK STEER
YEARLINGS AT $6.00,ALSO A FEW PLAINER GRADES OF STOCKERS IN THE $5.00 RANGE.
STEADY PRICES FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE OUTLINED BY PACKA:GE-LOT


SALES OF GOOD HEAVIES FROM $5.00"TO $5.25 AND A LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS IN LESS
ATTRACTIVE WEIGHTY AVERAGES 'FROM $4.00 TO $4. 75. CULL SORTS WERE PEDDLED,.AS ON
MOST DAYS RECENTLY, AROUND $2. .75 TO 6$3.00.

HOGS: STRONG TO HIGHER HOG PRICES WERE RE"FORTED AT OTHER HOG MARKETS, AND
LIMITED SUPPLIES ON THE LOCAL MARKET SOLD STRONG TO. 15. CENTS' HIGHER,
WITH.RAIL HOGS UP MOST, RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT ONLY 300 HEAD, INCLUDED 73 HEAD
DIRECT TO PACKERS, AYOUT 50 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR TH.E OPEN
MARKET. THE LOAD OF FAIRLY GOOD SORTED RAIL HOGS AVERAGED 217 POUNDS AND TOPPED
AT $6.00. A FEW TRUCK HOGS SOLD UP TO $5.95 AND MOST OF THE GOOD TRUCK HOGS
MOVED AT $5.85. A FEW PACKING SOWS MOVED AT $4.50 AND $4.75, OR STEADY.

SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 12,000 HEAD, INCLUDED
453 HEAD ON, THROUGH BILLING. THERE WERE FAR MORE SHEEP AND LAMBS
OFFERED HERE THAN AT ANY OTHER MARKET AND QUALITY OF THE LOCAL OFFERINGS SHOWED
CONSIDERABLE IMPROVErMENT. PACKERS WERE OUT EARLY BIDDING FULLY STEADY PRICES FOR
THE GOOD SHORN FAT LAMDS AND YEARLINGS, AND MORNING PRICES RULED STEADY TO 25 CENTS
HIGHER, WITH MOST SALES STEADY, QUALITY CONSIDERED. TWO-Y'AR-OLD AND AGED FAT
WETHERS SOLD STEADY, BUT SPRING LAMBS HAD TO SELL AT DECLINES OF 25 CENTS OR MORE.
MEDIUM TO GOOD SPRING LAMBS MOVED FROM $6.50 Tlo $7.00. SHORN FAT LAMBS 'AND YEAR-
LINGS WERE REPORTED FROM $6,25 TO $6.75, LATTER P1ICE PAID FOR FOUR DECKS OF
STRI CT4-Y 'GOOD LAMrDS. SEVERAL DECKS' OF Gor)D SHORN FAT LAMDS AND YeARL'INGS HELD
AT $6.50' AND $3.75 REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE ',HOUR. TWO--YEAR-OLQ FAT WETHERS
BROUGHT $4.25 AND MOrT OF THE AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $2.50 ,



5/29/31 RP
1:20 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE) .




PAGE J2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MAY 29, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE:. CLEANUP MARKET; FAIRLY ACTIVE AND FIRM ON ALL CLArSES; YEARLINGS AND LIGHT
S STEERS CONTINUE IN BEST DEMAND; WEIGHTY. FAT COWS STILL DULL; EDGE OFF
VEALER AND BULL MARKET; MAJORITY FAT STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO $6.00 TO $7*0(
ONE LOAD MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS HELD ABOVE $7.25; MOST FAT COWS $3.50 TO )4-.5O, '
HEAVIES STOPPING AROUND $4.25 AND A FEW LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.00; LOW-CUTTERS AND
CUTTERS $.25 TO .,00; MOST SAUSAGE BULLS $3.C25 TO .75 FEW HEAVIES $3.85; MAINLY
$8..00 TO 8.50 TRADE ON VEALERS, FEW SELECTS $9,00.
HOGS: MARKET STEADY TO 106 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; BETTER GRADES HOGS
-T MODERATELY ACTIVE, SHOWING ADVAN E; PACKING SOWS AROUND JO( HIGHER; GOOD
TO IHCE 150 TO? 20 .0 TO eS, Tor5 6.25; 230 TO25 595 TO $6.; 20 TO
300 $5.65 TO G600;'30 TO r3501 '50 TO $.5.60; PIGS $5.75 TO 06.00, STRONG WEIGHTS
t PACKING SOWS 4.50 TO SrMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS Tn. $5.10.
SHEEP: ALL CLASSES FULLY STEADY* VERY LITTLE ON ,SALE; 2 LOADS CHOICE MEDIUM
WEIGHT CLIPPED LAMBS $8.65 TO SHIPPERS, PLAINER KINDS AAD FEW WOOL SKINS
UNSOLD; DEJI RA3LE NATIVE SPRINGER MOSTLY 10,00 AND p10,425, FEW l050; BUCKS AT
$t.00 DISCOUNT,; FEW SHORN E^IES -$2.00 AND $0.25 TO PACKERS..
KANSAS 1 TY MARKET-- I 1 :00 e:A.M.
CATTLE : GENERALLY STEADY. MOSTLY CLEANUP TRADE WITH QUALITY PLAIN; COMMON SOUTH
----- TEXAS GRASSES ,400 AND $4509 ODD 'LOTS BUTCHER COWS .3.25 TO $425;
LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS .00 TO $3.00; FEW TEXAS COWS,2i. 50 TO $3 25; VEALERS
MOSTLY $7.00 DOWN, FEW $8.00.
HOGS: 'STRONG TO 0(H HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE, SPOTS 'UP MORE; TO.P $545 ON
1 80 TO 22a, -MOST 150 TO 230# $5.85 TO. 5.95; 240 TO 300L $-5.50 TO 5480;
4SOWS 0S0Y 4 -fO TO 4.65; FEI SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $4.75; STAGS $3.75 TO 4'50
PIoGS 5 5 -t to IO. 0
SHEEP: FED LAMBS AND BETTER GRADE SPRING LAMBS AROUND 25( LOWER; 'COMMON SPRI NG-
EPS 500 OFF' ODD LOTS SHEEP ABOUT STEADY TOP NATIVE SPRING LAMBS $9.*;
MOST SALES $8.75 TO 50; BEST FED LAM4BS OFFERED $7.00 "
'NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:45 A.M.
CATTLE; No FRESH NATIVE STEERS, A FEW HOLDOVERS IN FIRST HANDSt 2 LOADS TEXAS
-- STEERS $5.00; MEDIUM BULLS AND VEALERS STEADY, BULLS $3.75, VEALERS
$8.00; OTHER CLASSES ON CATCH-AS-CATCH-CAN BASIS WlTH NOT ENOUGH SALES WORTH
MENTI ONI NG.
HOGS: MODERATELY ACTIVE, GENERALLY STEADY .WITH THURSDAYIS AVERAGE; PRACTICAL
~ TOP $3.2 5; FEW SMALL LOTS 630'TO 6 35' BULK 240 $6.15 TO $6.25; 260
TOP o00#--D, EW.8vALLLOT Gi30 T
TO 300#$5.85 TO $3.10; sOWS MOSTLY'$4.75 TO$5.o00.
SHEEP: OPENING SLOW r PACKERS TAKING.A FEW SPRING.LAMBS EARLY AT 256 DECLINE FROM
THURSDAY AT 09.50; BULK OF RUN INCLUDING TWO DOUBLE DECK CARS OF TEXAS
CLI3PED LAMBS AND V'ETHErS UNSOLD.
FORT WORTH CHICACO KANSAS 01CTY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HQGS: {SOFT OR QiLY HOGS AND
=-ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED
LT 140-IG. GD-OH 5.50- 5.95
LT WT U.1> % D-0 l:JI:-- So0
t 180-200:r G D-OH 85-" 6.UO
MED WT G00--220, GD-OH 5.85- 6,00
o220-2500 GD-OH 5.85- 6.00
HVY WVT -500-2?0, GD-CH 5.6S0 5.90
I .20-350, O G-CH 5.25-- 5.890
PKG SOWS t275-50, ..E DJ 4.50- 4.75
SLAUGHTER -IGS([00- 00.)GD- H - -
FPR .&STKR ,FIGS(70-S 30) Go-OCH. - --
Av COST & WT.THUR'PIGS ExcL.) .E 5.7- 20#T
SLAUGHTER CATTLE", ALVES- AND` VEALERS:


.STEERS (600-900,) CHOICE
GooD
E MEDIUM,
COMMON
STEERS- (900-i1100:%) HO IGN
MEDIUM
S ,., commonON,,
STEERS (I 100-.1 300k) ,HM I CE
S GOOD
..... MEDIUM
STEERS (300-150) CHOICE
HEAIFERS (5500--50) GCo-oD
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COMMON



.... 0 0;.: M-M!ED
CO sL CHOICES
GoO0D

BULLS(YRLG EXCL) LowCH4BEEF}
UT-C l-tAEb
VEALERS" (MI0LK-FfD) 'GD-OH
MEDIUM
CALVES (250-56(j) HCULK8
0COrM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-8 00) GD-CH
COM-MED
STEERS (800- 05&5) GD-OH
CO 1-MED,
HEIFERS: GD-CH
COOr-ME-D .
Cows: GD-COH
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G.o-CH
.A 0 MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMIBS: .
SPRING LAMBS: GD-CH


LAMBS: (90j DN)

(ALL WTS
YRLG WETTERS:{9-
EWES: ig0-?o. 2)
ALL '"ITS)
5/29/31 RP NOTE
1:55 P.M.


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5.90- 6.15 5.70- 5.95
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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"AGE -2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK A7 ET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY MAY I, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:55 A.M.
BATTLE: MOST INIETWEEN GRADE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS SELLING AT $7.?5 TO $8.00;
TOr ,8.23, PAID FOR LIGHT STEERS; NO HEAVY DULLOCKS IN RUN, CHOICE KINDS
..1. REPRESENTATIVE "WEIGHTS AnSENT; CLOSING DEMAND FAIRLY ROAD ALTHOUGH ALL GRADES
"NSI DERAlLY HIGKeI THAN MONDAY; SHE-STOCK MOSTLY STEADY WITH LOW-PRICED COWS FAIRLY
ACTIVE AND FAT, COWY SL.;, PULLS STEADY TO SJTONG, .ULK MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY
AIl1AGE JZULLS $4.30 Tn $'-.50; MOST VEALERS 750 TO. 8.50 WITH CHOICE KIN S UP TO
..*UO, SUPPLY DEING SMALL; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS' CLOSING THE WEEK FIRM AT 6.25 TO
;7.2'5, STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE STOCKERS AND WELL-CRED WEIGHTY FEEDERS $7.25 TO
7. 75 AND DETTER..
OCS: ACTIVE, 1 5 Tn ?25 HIGHER THAN THU SDAYISAVERAGE' PACKING SOWS 0 TO 5
'- TO IG E'E I GOOD T HLCE 170 go 0 7.4 0 i 7 TOP 2 To A
".00 TO 7.;. q 20T 0r TO 37.0 3 TO 30 o?.40GO Oi.; aOOD T
O CE 40TO 10S $7.35 TO 750 PLAIN KINDS DOWNWARD TO $7 00; PIGS MOSTLY ?7.00
yO ,7.2*5, PLAIN K NDS DOWN TO 50;. PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $5.60 TO 75.85, SMOOTH
LI'';HT WEIGHTS TO pG.10. "
SIEEP: FAT LAM3 TrADE VEY SLOW. FEW SALES'C'HOICE WOOL SKINS EARLY TO SHIPPERS AND
OUTSIDERS AT 90.50 AND -6.0, AROUND STE-ADY PACKERS BIDDING LOWER ON DULK
OR': SUPPLY D3TH IN THE WOOL AND CLIr'PED'; ObD LOTS:. CHOICE SP-INGERS L )1.50 TO $12.00;.
SHEEP NOMINAL. ; '
.... NM A KAKNSAS CITV MARKET-1.-0.:40 A.M.'..,... "
A TTLE: KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE FULLY STEADY, QUALITY GENERALLY PLAIN; VEALERS
-" AND CALV FLRM; STOcKERS AND FEEDERS VERY SCAGCE-, UNCHANGED: SEVERAL .LADf
FEO DOGIES AROUND .,o..f Tr o' CUTTERSH SOUTH TEXAS -RASS. SEERS DOwN TO .
3 LOADS GOOD COLORADO HEIFERS.: $7.0 AND 4.;;' fOULK .V.EALERS .U DOWN, FEW .$ .
H GS: .. OFFERINGS ,2-A AND DOW),I MOSTLY SOLD EARLY 20 10 3 6 H.IG GER THAN THURSDAY
_--- AVERAGE; LITTLE ACTION "N HEAVIER KINDS; TOTP $7, 0'ON 1U3 TO 200U; DULK
1I'-0 TO 240#.6.85 To n7.05; FEW 270, AT $6.60 AND S.653; PACKING SOWS 15 TO 25c
HIGQ.HER,- $5.25 TO T.5.Q5; FEW $5.75 A-ND APOVE; PIGS SCARCE, QUOTADLY STEADY AT o.50
To $:7.00..
SHEEP: .FED ,LAMDS STEADY; PRACTICALLY NO SPRING LAMOS OR SHEEP OFFERED; TOO AND
OULK WVOOLED LAMDS $.0, CLI PPED LAMDS -7.00. TO $07.:85.
NATIONAL STOCKYA.MDS (E.ST,LOU IS) MA:rKFiT-?':40 A.M.
CATTLE: VERY FEW CATTLE ON SALE; GENERALLY STEADY WITH MI XED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS
---- STEADY TO TONG; VIRTUALLY NO NATIVE STEERS" SEVERAL LOADS OF TEXAS GRASS
CSTEES .5.85 TO 33.10; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFER'S G.50. O.$7.60 COWS 4. 50TO
$5.25; LOW-CUTTERS Z3.00 TO $3.50; TOP MEDIUM :DULLS $4.50# VEALERS $8.50.
HOG;: MARKET GENERALLY 256 HIGHER AND ACTIVE; T"P $7q.60.WITH MOST HOGS FROM 215
-DOWN AT $7.rO TO $7.50; WEIGHTIER KINDS SOURCE .A EW 225 TO 230# ,7..30,
AROUND 290 AVERAGES !,;.25 SOWS 10 .HIGHER, MOSTLY $5.S6. TO $5.75.
SHEEP: MARKETF.I ,Y AC IVE A STEADY PRICES; ONE LOAD AND Sl EWIALL LOTS SPRING
LAMOS $10, ) gTQ eLI.u; ONE LOAD IEXAS CLI'P"ED LAMDS ,t.o; EVWES STEADY,
QUOTABLE DOWNWARD FROM 3. ...


FOIT 'JORTH
": CLOSE
HOGS: SOQFT OR OILY HOGS AND.
-- ROAST NG PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40-0 -CrH $ .50- 7.00
LT VT G 685- 7.
MSDcT -Q' T 0- 7.
220-25-r G" -H. 6.,0- 7. .
HVY 'VT 250-20 Gr-H 6.60- 7.00
2 . 2-35 6.00- 6.75
FKG'SOWS 275-500.- MED-G 5.25- 5.50
SLAUGHTER IGS(001- 304) Go-OH .. -.- -
FDW. &ST-Kn GS (70-,0) 'G-- .- G- .
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V, GHTER CATTLEU CALVES AXD EALES .
SI"AUCHTER CATTLE, CALVES ANDfEALE'7S:


STEERS (600-900) CHOiCE
STEERS '"# GooD..
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-I100 ) CHOICE
MEDIUM.
C.O.,oN
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GOOD
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STEERS (1 30--1 500) '"OHOICE
HEIFERS (550-85) CHCE
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STEERS (500-,800) nH
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S- COM-MED
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Conf-MED
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217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE
FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORTT -FRIDAY -.-MAY ,'1|931.
TODAY'S ES.TIMATED-RECE-I PTS OF 'LIVEStOCK AT ;ELEVEN.-MARKETS.


ORT 'VORTH
KANSAS Cl TY
'HICAGO:
NATI ONAL. STOCKYARDS.
-OMAHA
OK..AHOMA CITY
SI,OUX CI TY
ST. JOSEPH
St. PAUL
4i, CHITA
DENVER
TotAL I'l MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I I MARKETS
To 0ATE THIS WEEK
SANt PERIOD LAST WEEK
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


"(11:6 A.M.0OENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALVES HO'GS.
1,500 200 800
*800 300 3,000
2",000 1,000 13;000
800 600 8j500
I 500 I00 8,000
300 100. .600
1,000 100. 74,000
800 200. 3, 500
3,000 2,500 Ih-,000
..200 .200 800
-.400 75 500


S 'E 'P HOGS
. SHEEPr HOLDO-VER DI-RECT* THRU


. 8,000
- 8,000,
15,000
3 1000.
9,000
100'
-4,000-
4,000"
2; 000'
Loo:
5,600.


5,000


500
210
6,000
S800 1,500
138


300


124300 .5,375-" 56,700 58,800**APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
12,000 5,400 59i600 69i700 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
86,600 .44,550. 373,700 397,400-INCLUDED IN tHE DAY'S
65,200 .43,300- 397000 380,750QESTIMAtED'REOEtPTS.
SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES-, THQRSDAYv,.APR. 30, 1931.


CATTLE"
ACTUAL RECEIPTS. ) 1 ,225.
TOTAL SHIPMENTS ,2702I
PACKER PURCHASES 72

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRI DAY,'"/K AGO 1,128
FT.WonTH ACTUAL,FRf'DAY,YR AGO 65,'.


CALVES
556
472
628

173
256


HOGS


754'

S673.
.619


SHEEP
S9, 122
0 ,327
5i702

17,5 6
485


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY MAY I :1.931 *
(BASED ON MARKET .CONDI T.IONS AN'D SALES. REPOIrTEDI UP TO :00 F.M.)

CATTLE: MEXI CAN-TYPE SLAUGHTER STEES FORCED 'ULK OF .THE CATTLE RUN" HERE
TODAY, ADOUT SEVENTEEN CARS', OF SUCH CATTLE .3EI'NG ..rEC1IVED. OTHER
OFFERINGS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE LIMITED. TO TWO LOADS, OF.GnOD FED STRONG' WEIGHTS.
THE"REMAINING CATTLE SUPPLIES. CONSISTED OF THREE' O FOU, LOA.D'S OF -YEARLI NG.S, A FEW
COWS AND LESS THAN 'A 4'ALF-DrZEN CARS .OF MIXED bu'rCHER C.ASRES. YARD- ESTIMATES
CAL LED FO.R ONLY .,'l ) CA TI.,-ANDA V S .. ..
-TI [fAEXICAN STEERS WERE VERY PLAIN AND COMMON KILLING GRADES THAT
SOLD MOSTLY AT *' ,2C) *AND: )4.6Q, EIGHT LOADS AT EACH OF THESE TWO PRICES. ANOTHER
--LOAD WAS. REPORTED ATrl 4.)0. THE TWO LOADS OF GOO0 FED STEERS'MOVED AT T7.5'0 AND-
TWO. LOADS OF-GOOD FED"YEARLINGS,..MElIUM WEC HTS, DROUGHT THE FAME PRiCE. -FAT COWS
FOUND.. AN OUTLET AROUNoD -'r.00 r.t $4.50, WITH nUTCAER GRADES REPORTED USUALLY AROUND
13,i50. A FEW. SORTS 'OF STRONG.WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS" CHANGEb. HAND AT $2.75" TO, $3.00.
No DULLS OF CONSEQUENC.E'WERE INCLUDED IN TRE DAYS RECEIPTS ..
PRACTICALLY ALL OF THE DUSJ NESS TRANSACTED' I.N SLAUGHTER CATTLE AP-
PEARED STEADY, RUT PACKER DEMAND WA, RATHEi QUET, ALTHrUtH AFAI RLY'GOOD CLEARANCE
WAS MADE DURI NG. MON ING ROUND .. .
A FEW SCATTERED SALES OF STOCK CATTLE DENOTED STEADY VALUES, ALSO,
"IN THIS DIVI S QO.N OF THE MARKET., TRADE ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT WAS FEATURED ,DY A CARLOT
TOP OF $8.00, THIS PRICE PAID.'FOR ONE LOAD OF CHOICE 506-'POUNDSTOCK S.TEER YEARLINGS.
DESI RADLE STOCK. STEEr YEARLI NGS WERE LISTED AROUND $7.00 To $7.50.


HARDLYY ENOUGH SLAUGHTER GALVES WERE BHOWN TO'PE.RMIT. A
VALUES. S.ATTE1ED SALES WERE MADE MOSTLY AT STEADY RATES, INCLUDING
FAT CALVES ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER AT $,. 0 AND SOME FAIRLY GOOD
$8.00. CULL SORTS OF CALVES IN A VARIETY OF WEIGHTS .SOLD ON DOWN TO"


FAIR TEST OF
GOOD 'HEAVY
VEAL ERS AT
$3.50 AND LESS.


HOGS: HIGHER HOC PRICES WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS TODAY AND LOCAL
VALUES RULED STEADY T- 25 CENTS HIGHER, RAIL .'.UTCHERS UP MOST.
RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 300 HEAD,.. IN.CLUDEb' 50. ].4EAD DIRECT TO hACKERS, ADOUT 225
TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD OF RAI.L HOGS .FOR THE ''TIEN MARKET. THE -LOAD OF MEDIUM
WEIGHT RAIL HOGS GRADED GOOD. TO '.CHOICE AND. TOPPED C"N PACKER-ACCOUNT AT $7.10.
PACKERS AND SMALL KILLERS PAID UP TO $7.00 FOR TRUCK HOGS AND MOST OF THE BETTER
GRADES OF ..170 TO ?4.0POUND TRU-CK HOGS SOLD FROM $6.90 TO $7.00. A FEW PACKING SOWS
AT',$5.50 APPEARED STEADY .

SHEEP: ADoUT 8,000 SHEEPR AND LAMD~S ARRIVED HEREt TODAY, INCLUDING A LI.DERAL
-PERCENT OF SHORN FEEDER LAMOS, YEARLINGS AND' HALF-FAT LAMDS, YEARLIN'.
AND WETHERS. TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW .WITH DEMAND NARROW FOR THE UNFINISHED OFFERING,.
LIMITED SUPPLIES OF GPR'IING LAM.DS.SOLD A3OUT 25 CENTS LOWER AND MORNING SALES OF GOOD,
SHORN, SLAUGHTER GRADES REMAINED STEADY. -THE LOWER GRArES OF KILLING CLASSES RULED
WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWER AND NUMEROUS DECKS OF FEEDERS AND HALF-FAT -nFFERING.S'REMAINED
IN FIRST HANDS WITHOUT R;IDS. MEDIUM GRADE SPRING LAM;rS SOLD AT $7.25 AND $7.50 AND
A FEW GOOD SPRING LAM.4!.S LANDED AY $7.75. SHORT SUPPLIES OF GOOD SHORN FAT LAMOS AND
YEARLINGS WERE RERO)TED AT $6S8'0 AND $6.75 AND OTHER SALES OF LAMDS AND YEARLINGS TO
KILLERS RANGED FROM $?(.C0) TO 'S.500.. TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS DROUGHT 4.5r AND
$4-..75 AND AGED FAT WETHERS, $2.5' AND $2.75. NO MORNING 'SL'ES PF -FEEDERS. WER
REPO RTED. .


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