Daily livestock market report, June 1931

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UJIITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
EIPREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEAIS SERVICE


21 7 LIVESTOCK EXCIKANCE,


FORT ,VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE ;.6-2209
' -'. ., *


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY JUNE 2,


1931.


TOOAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS, .OF LIVESTOCK. AT ELEVEN MARKETS .
(I1 1 00 A'.M. CENTRAL TIM El


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP


LDo--VE- b it1HOG THGs
RODV, U IRE-dT THRtJ*


FORT WORTH
KANSAS Cl TY
CHI CAGO
.NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
01MAHA .
OKLAHOMA C.it:Y -
SIOUX CIlTY
ST., JOSEPH
ST. PAUL '
WICHITA
DENVER
T0,TTAL.. I 1 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,II1 MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
FORT WORTH RECEI PTSt


I 400o
3,700
5 000
2,800
5,000
*400.
.3, 000
I ,200
I ,500"
400a
.850
25;250
33,G600
69,000.
92,300.
SH1 PMENTS


500
600
3,000
2,200
300
200
*1 50
200
I ,-300
.200
.100
8O750
10,050
17., 650
20,000


S700-
6;500"
:18 000:
13,500.
.10 9000-
700-
'8,000.
5 500
-4,000"
2,6001
.1 ,700.
71,200"
84,500.
174,100.
186,300.


'o13,000 265
!0,0X)0 500
9,0D0 4,000 2,500
7 500 1,000
8;000 -
600
4,000
7,500
1 ,7,00
9D 5 00
1 400 : "' ___
63,600 *APrnoxIMATE NUMBER OF
55j900 DIRECT AND.THRU HOGS
157,100 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
130,5050 ESTIMATED RECEIPTrS:


AND PACKER PURCHASES, MONDAY,. JUNE |,,j93L,


ACTUAL RECEI PTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.WORTFI ACTUAL,TUESDAY9,WK AGO
FT .WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO


SCATrLE
2,074
683
.565

2,462
2,.149


CALVES ,
322
223

340
882


HOGS.: SHEEP
,075 b10,267
-'-- 4,216
821 9,985

1:j;


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY JUNE 2, _L931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO' I00


P.M.)


CATTLE: SHORT RECEIPTS, ACTIVE DEMAND AND FIRaMTO HIGHER Pi CES WERE FE-kTURES
-. oF THE CATTLE TRADE HERE TODAY.. GRA.SS SLAUGHTER STEERS MADE A.,POOD
EARLY CLEARANCE AT FU`rTHER ADVANCES OF ABOUT 25 CENTS. AND THE BETTER GRADES OF :FAT
YEARLINGS WERE WANTED'AT PRICES STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER. SHE-STOCK AND.LOW-
GUTTERS HELD ABOUT STEADY, HARDLY' ENOUGH BULLS, WEE .ECEt VEV. TO TEST VALUES AN") -
STOCKER TRADE PRESENTED A NOMINAL Ar"PEARANCE, OWIJNG TO THE PRONOUNCED SCARCITY OF
SUCH CATTLE IN THE, RECEIPTS. .
YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR TOTALS OF.' ONLY 1.,400 CATTLE AND 500ALVS.
OFFERINGS INCLUDED-.A FE, 'L3AD6 OF GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS, FOUR OR FIVE LOADS OP
SLAUGHTER YEA-tLI NGS'" AN) REMAINING SUPPLIES CONSISTED LARGELY OF COWS AND MIXED
"BUTbCHER CLASSES'. CALF QUALITY WAS PLAIN, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY.

ORDER BUYEVlS PURCHASED MOST OF THE GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS 'FROM -$4.25
TQ $4.65," INCLUDING ONE-OR TWO. TRANSACTIONS AT: $4.50. THE MARKET FOR" FAT YEAR INGS
CARRIED A T O"F" .9O0 THIS` PRICE PAID FOR TWO, LOADS OF WELWL-FINI.SHEP LITTLE CATTLE
AVERAGING 685 POUNDS. OTHER SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEAR I WINGS WERE REPORTED AT 2? 5
AND LESS, INCj.ADI.NG" Al. FEW SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS UNDER .$5.00. CA'RLOT SUPPLY S .'OF
COWS INCLUDED ONE LOAD OF DESI RALE GRADES THAT SOLD FOR SLAUGHTER AT $3p, 0 SOME
STRONG CUTTERS WERE REPORTED. AT $2.85. ,AND LOW-CUTTERS WERE LISTED. AROUND ),U2q*00.
pEMAND-FOR SAUSAGE BULLS APPEARED SLACK AT PRICES AROUND $2.50. DOWN.

S. SLAUGHTER CALVES SCORED ANOTHER ADVANCE OF ABOUT- 25 CENTS-. BUT "
VALUES ABOVE $5.00 VWFRE VERY POORLY TESTED.' THREE LOADS OF MEDIUM GRADE HEAVY
SLAUGHTER CALVES BROUGHT $5.00 AND CULL SORTS" RANGED ON DOWN THE LI ST, SELLING
MOSTLY AT $3.00. nnOD TO CHOICE VEALERS WERE NOMINALLY LISTED UP TO 8.00, OR
SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE EVEN MONEY.

HOGS: ONLY 700 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE. MORNING
ARRIVALS INCLUDED 265 HEA 131DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 250 TRUCK HOGS
AND THREE LOADS AND A,..PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.
TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT STEADY PRI-CES AND RAIL HOGS SCORED AN ADVANCE
OF ABOUT 10 CENTS AS COMPARED WITH YESTERDAY PACKER MARKET. SMALL KILLERS PUR-
CHASED ABOUT TWO-THIRDS OF THE GOOD TRUCK HOGS AND PAID UP TO $6.b,5 THE DAYiS TOP,
FOR A FEW TRUCK LOTS OF CHOICE BUTCHERS. THREE LOADS OF GOOD TO CHOICE LIGHT
WEIGHT RAIL HOGS SOLD TO PACKERS AT $6.00 WITH ABOUT A LOAD OF 100 TO 170-POUND
EDERS OUT AT 3.00 AND $G.25. BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 230-POUND TRUCV
HOGS SOLD FROM $5.90 TO $,.15. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $4.50 AND $4.75, ADOUT
STEADY.

SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMBD RECEIPTS FOR TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 13,000
HEAD, OR .3,000 HEAD MORE. THAN WERE REPORTED AT ANY OTHER MARKET.
MORNING TRADE PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE'AT; FULLY STEADY PIECES, BUT NEARLY HALF OF THE
RECEIPTS WERE LATE IN ARRIVING. FAT LAMPS SOLD READILY AT $7.00 AND $7.2,5, WI-TH
CULLS OUT AT $4.350 TO '5.00. GOOD FAT YEARLINGS BROtUGHT $6.50- AND MEDIUM TO GOOD
FAT YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED FROM $5.75 TO $6.25. BETTER GRADES OF 2-YEAR-OLD FAT
WETHERS MOVED AT 4.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS BROUGHT $2.5,0. SEVERAL DEQKSOF FAT
WETHERS ARRIVED A?,rOJT NOON AND REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE HOUR. At3OUT 24 DECKS OF
SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE EXPECTED ABOUT I:00 P.M.


6/2/31 RP
1: 30 P.M.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QJOTATIONS TUESDAY JUNE 2, .93|.
S CHICAGO MARKET-- 10:50 A.M.
.O.ATTLE! GENERAL TRADE ACTIVE, LARGELY STEER AND YEARLING RUN.; MARKET 15 TO 250
HIGHER, MOSTLY 250, UP ON WEIGHTY STEERS AND LIGHT HEIFER AND MIXED YEAR-
LINGS; GENERAL MARKET FULLY 5,HIGHER THAN LOW TIME LAST WEEK; LIGHT STEERS N
MIXED YEARLINGS "MOSTLY 5 TO 75 OVER LAST WEEKS LOW; 3ULK STEER CROP TODAY .50
TO' $7.50, SEVERAL LOADS o7.75 TO 8.00; EXTREME TOP? ON LONG YEARLINGS AND MEDIUM
WEIGHT STEERS DEI ) G 3.1; MOS'T STOCKERS $550 TO $6.50, DEST KINDS GOING OUT UP TO
.7.00 BUT GENERAL SUPPLY REPLACEMENT CATTLE VERY SLIM; FAT COWS rIPONG TO 250 HIGHER
ON MORE OR LESS F'OCEDE MARKET; DULLS FIRMER AND VEALERS FIRM TO DU0 HIGHER; SMALL
K-ILLER BUYING STIMULATING ADVANCE; DULK VEALERS $8.00 TO p9.00, BEST 9.50.
HOGS; MARKET .FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY STEADY WITH MONDAY'S AVERAGE; SOME HEAVIES
10" 5 TO I0_ H IHER: PACKING SOWS STEADY TO T HIGHER; GOOD TOCHOICE 0 TO
R204- WEIGHTS 23.00 TO V.o2U; TOP $6.25 230 TO 250'o 6.00 To $6 15; 260 TO 30(
55 TO $6.00; 310 TO 350. 5.60 TO $S.75; PIGS AND LIGH T LIGHTS,,LOW, MSTLY"
5..:75 TO $6' 0,. PLAIN KINDS y5.50 DOWNg PACKING SOWS $4.oU TO $5.U, -SMOOTH LIGHT *
WEIGHTS TO 5, EXTREME WEI GHTS $4.5U DOWN. .
SHEEP: EARLY MARKET NOT -STA3LISHED; FEW SALES ADOUT STEADY; BIDDING LOWER ON
"- MOST LAMOS AND YEARLINGS; GQOD AND CHOICE NATIVE LAMOS $9.00 TO 81025
MODERATELY SORTER 'NIT-H DUCKS LARGELY ^80.0 TO CHOICE YEARLINGS DID 5;
lOST SHORN EWEnOS $p2.00 AND $2.?_L5; ODD HEAD CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHTS $2.5.0 AND EBETTER. *
C," :KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I :00 A.M *
CATTLE: LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STRONG TO 25 HIGHER
WITH MOSTLY 25 HIGHER ON BETTER GRADES OF LIGHT-YEARLINGS ASKING HIGHER
ON WEIGHTY STEERS; COWS, DULLS, VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY; STOCKER, AND FEEDERS
SCARCE, LITTLE CHANGED; 2 LOADS CHOICE I023# LONG YEARLING STEER 7 y,( 7; 5 VAL. ,
LOADS LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS AN, YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AOUND ,,O 0 ,LU.; '
COMMON ROUTH TEXAS GRASBERS 4. 5, ODD LOTS BUTCHER COWS 3.50 T 2O 4.25; LOW-
CUTTERS AN C.TTERS y2o00 TO 300; MEDIUM DULLS $3.25 TO $3.50; DULK VEALERS"To .0
DOWN, F0EW 80 U ,
HOGS: GENERALLY STEADY WITH MONbAYS.AVERAGE;,TOP $5.90, PAID QUITE FREELY FOR
.7-- |70 To 220 OST 150 TO 27T $5.65 TO $5.90; HEAVIER WEIGHTS SCARCE; FEW.
80 5o 340 5.35 TO 5.G65; sows STEADY TO I0U HIGHER, $4.00 TO $4.75; PIGS STEADY,'
5 o 5 0 T O 8 6op b "
,HEEP: SHEEP AND LAMOSSTEADY TO 250 LOWER- YEARLINGS STEADY TO WEAK; IDAHO
------ RANCH LAM3S y9.6U; REST NATIVES .35. MOST SALES $8,75 TO $9.25; FEW
A~VEARLINGS A.7(31
TEXAS YEARLINGS .5 T G $6.7T FED LOTS -HELD HIGHER; 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS $4.00 TO
"$4.50; AGED WVETHERS $2*75 TO 5300, "
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:45 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS XN LIGHT SUPPLY AND MOSTLY LIGHT WEIGHTS; NO TEXAS STEERS; FED
---- STEERS 5,t HIGHER, $-OTS UP MORE;. MEDIUM DULLS AD3OUT STEADY; VEALERS UN-
CHANGED AT $8e.S, T -THER SLAUGHTER CLASSES AND FEEDING COWSt HEIFERS AND CALVES 250'
HIGHER STEERS 4o35 TO 75; FAT HEIFES $6.75 TO 87.75; INDIVIDUAL HEAD UPWARD
To S8'5o0; .COWS 535 TO 4,50 SOME $5 0; 'LOW-CUTTERS $2.00 TO $2_50; MEDIUM DULLS
$2.75 TO $3.509 "- ... .
HOGS: SLOW, .10TO j5t UNDER 3EST TIME MONDAY; FFEW VMA L LOTS $6. 15 WITH PRACTI-
...........SALI bL $ 0 TH NG'DONE
CAL TOP 'ol0 MOST EARLY SALES I b0 TO 2U,0 O TO 6 NOTHiNG DONE
ON.WEIGHTIER'HOGS; PACKING.SOWS EARLY LARGELY $4.50 TO 84"75, A FEW $4.85.
SHEEP_ : OPENING SLOW WITH LIBERAL RUN ON SALE*' INDICATIONS AROUNDA1EAV WITE
MONDAY; SALES LATE MONDAY INCLUDED PRIME GRADED LAM DS AT $0.25 AND EXAS
CLIPPED YEARLINGS AT .*'00. t L titA iAoA I ;
E- t~C t"noll .1it'n e)'t n t Ln tA n n !ANKIC AC n t V r. C"1"T {C'. !Z


r \jr- I :.vuI I I-
HOGS:OF3OFT OR OILY HOGS AND. "
ROASTING PI.GQXCLUDED
LT LT O 40- i GD--CH $ 5.a50- 6 05
LTD WT ['|200.-2^0^ ') Q~-C-1"- 5;0-" 6' [5
k 20--'', Go-CH 5.85- 6. o
L DV WT fO8-9; 6,-c ,, 5 -
L cgS3-.Ju GD-CH 5.95- 5 75

PKG SOWS 275--50'j &,, ,ED- GD. 4,50- 4o75
SLAUGHTER iSiL -wG^C b '- C H*
FODR &STKR IGS ',,70 ) QD-C ....
Av COST & WTVT. MON(IPIGS EXCL) 5o97- 207#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


Uri i UA.U r\Mfo; o i .J UI I
CLOSE -- O(S lD


$ 6.00-
6, o 0-

0-.
5.75-
,5,87-


6.20
*6.25
8,25

b,'


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c,9F
0.z8)


$ 5.65- 580 $ 5 9- 6 0
5975- 5.90 r 8)6.
5.75- 5 9w 00-.
15 G 6
a^0 5J 55" 560
5,3 55
40.00- 4. 75 458: 4.9
5.70- 6 0 590- 6"1
S.L50- 6900
5"o70- 2194


STEERS (600-900-0) CH8ICE
GOO D
MED I UM
10 PNM 0 N
STEERS (900-1.1 O00C) HOMMONCE

r nOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-I500-) 6C"HICE
HEIFERS: (550-850%-) CHoICE
MEDIfUM
COMMON
,. Cor,"*40N
CoWs : CHOICE
,' OM-MED
LoW 8UT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG' EXCL) Go-CH(BrEU F
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VEALERS (MILK-FED GD-,OH
MEDIA UM
CULL'-COM
CALVES (250-500-L) LD-CH
*C OM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (--58001-8IL) GD-CH
.... COM- l-ED
STEERS (800-1050Q) GD-CH
COM-MED
HEI FER: C- Gr-CH
COWS: COn-MED
cows: OCH.
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CALVES (STEERS) G E--CH
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SLAUGHTER SHEFP AND LABS"


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S00- 700 0- 9.o 0 5
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YELW WETLL ..IQ.)oE-4.75-6.50 40 .
Y ER- : Eo9;0- ) 1.E 2.00-.00 i *7 5- 2,w5
CAP-.W) MED-OH 1*75- 7 5 *.75- 2 25 1 75- 2*50
LL .S) CULL-COM .00- 2.00 1.00- 1.75 .50- 1. 75
NOTE: EFFECTIVE JUNE 1 NEW CROP LAMBS CLASSIFIED AS'LAMDS; YEARLINGS OR
LAMOS OF OR CLOSELY APPROACHING THE YEARLING AGE CLASSIFIED AS YEAR-
LINGS IN THE AROVE QUOTATIONS. LAMDS EXCEPTED1 AhLL QUOTATIONS ON
SHORN RASIS*


6/2/31 Ri
2:00 F.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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......UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS : .
MARKET NEWS SERVICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2309.

DAILY LIVES TOOK.,MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY -JUNE 3 1931.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
( 1I :00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) m,
HoGs
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT* THRU*
FORT WVORTH 1;300 M30 300 10,000
KANSAS CITY .3j200'. 600 4i500 12,000 .630
CHICAGO B,000 3,000 19.000 .15,000 4,00 5.,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,50Q 1,800 11,500 .6,000, 1,000 1,000
OMAHA 6,000 300. 10,500 5,000'
OKMLAHOMA CITY -400 200. 1 6'00
I- HMA0TY jj000
SIlux CITY 2,500 100 6-500 'j ,000 '
ST. JOSEPH 1,700 300 5-000 4,000
ST. PAUL 1,800- 2,200 6,500 2 000
WIQHITA .300 .200 1,900 .700 400 .
SDENVER .450 75 -700 ,300
TOTAL II MARKETS 28;1"50 9;075 67,4G0 57i,600 *APPROXIMATE NUM4ER OF
ONE WEEK AGO,11 MARKETS 35;200 9i900 82;100 67;'800 DIRECT AND THRU.-HOGS
To DATE THIS WEEK 97,150 26t,725 241 500 2i4,700 -INGLUDED I'N THE- DAVIS
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 127,500 30,800 268-400 "98,300 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS

FORT WORTH RECE! PTS, SHIPMENTS AND BACKER PUROHASE8, TQESDAJAY N JU 2 NE:
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,1,5 "5475 784- 1 5i6609
TOTAL SHIPMENTS \ 507 1Q6 --- 5j,226
PACKER. PURCHASES .585 308 572 10,924
TOTL HIMETS. 507 1Q610,92

FTaWORTH ACTUALWEDNESDAY,WK AGO 2,678 571 696. 16,20 "
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,'VEDNESDAY,YR AGO 3,466 1,160 689 5,344

FORT. WORTH LIVESTOCK-MARKETI WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 1931 "
BASEDD ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO '1:0.0 P.M.)'.

CATTLE: SLAUGHTER STEEnS'FORMED DIG "DULK OF THE CATTLE RUN HERE TODAY, WITH
TOTAL RECEIPTS ESTIMATED AT 6NLY 1,300 HEAD,. MOST, OF THE SLAUL ;'ER
STEERS WERE GRASSERS, rUT OFFERINGS I INCLUDED F)UR OR. FI VE CAfS -OF .HORT-FED-- A D:
WARMED-UP CATTLE.. .'THE' BETTER GRADES OF FAT YEARLINGS WERE VERY 0Ar.GCE;. 3UT RECEIPTS
OF FAT COWS PROVED MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN USUAL* .4 .
PACKERS FURNI'lHED A GOOD DEMAND -FOR MOST LINES OF GEEF MATEfI AL,- IN-
CLUDING SLAUGHTER STEERS,. AND A GOOD CLEARANCE WAS MADE DURING MORNING ROUNDS. THE
MARKET AS A .WHOLE RULED' FULLY STEADY AT .RECENT .ADVANCES. NUMEROUS CARLOT SALES'OF *
SLAUGHTER STEERS"WERE REPORTED' IN. A PRIE RANGC OF $4.25 TO $5.60,' STRAIGHT GRASSERS
SELLING AT $4.25 $4.50. A,.D $4.75. A.OU.T FIVE.LOADS OF SHORT-FED AND.WAfMED-UP "
STEERS"MOVED AT 35, 10$ f5.25,AND. GO5,60. ONE LOAD AT $5.10 CONSISTED OF STRONG
WEIGHTS. VERY LITTLE-JUSINESS IN STEER BATTLE WVAS TRANSACTED ON'ORDER ACCOUNT .
THE MARKET FOR FAT YEARLINGS AND BULLS WAS VERY POORLY TESTED, OWING
TO SCARCITY OF SUCH CATTLE IN THE RECEIPTS. A FEW GOOD FAT YEARLINGS SOLD UP TO
$7.50 AND OTHERS OF"LEi'SS DESIRABLE GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6.25, IN- .
CLUDING PLAIN 3UTCH'E.R HEI FERPS UNDER THE $5.00 LEVEL. GOOD TO CHOICE FAT COWS
CHANGED HANDS. AT $4.00 AND $4.10, TWO LOADS.AT THE LATTER PPICE. ONE LOAD OF MEATY
BUTCHER COWS BROUGHT $3,35 ANDOMOST OF THE BUTCHER. SORTS WERE REPORTED AROUND "0*U0.
CUTTER COWS WERE LISTED USUALLY AROUND $2.50 TO $2.75 AND THE .EVN MONEY, $2.06,
PROVED A POPULAr PRICE FOR LOW-CUT.TERS,


VERY SHORT SUPPLIES OF STOCK CATTLE PRODUCED ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF
BUSINESS ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT. SOME PLAIN FEEDING 'STEERS MOVED OUT AT A QUOTADLY
STEADY PRICE OF $4.50
THE DA.YIS CALF. CROP WAS PrSTED AT 300 HEAD AND OFFERINGS INCLUDED
SEVERAL LOTS AND ONE LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS. MOST SALES OF DESIRABLE VEAL-
ERS APPEARED 25 CENTS OR MORE HIGHER, HEAVY CALVES SELLING ON A STEADY TO STRONG
BASIS. A FEW GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES MOVED AT $6.50 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES
RANGED DOWNWARD FROM-$5.50, CULL SORT'S MOSTLY AT-$3.00. SALES OF GOOD TO CHOICE
VEALERS WERE MADE AT 7.S5 ,,$.7.75, $7.85, $8.00 AND $8,50, ONE LOAD OF 242-POUND.
WEIGHTS MOVING AT $7$7.8

*HOGS: TODAY'S LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTrMATED EARLY AT 300 HEA9, OUT
THIS ESTIMATE EXCEED-ED ACTUAL SUPI'-LIES, AS MORNING ARRIVAL'S WERE
LIMITED TO LESS THAN 170 TRUCK HOGS. NO HOGS WERE RECEIVED D IN THE RAIL SECT'lON,
EITHER FOR THE OPEN MARKET OR ON DIRECT. BILL NGi TRUCK. HOGS MOVED EARLY AT ,STEADY
TO STRONG PRICES AND THE DAYS TOP dF .$6.15 WAS PAID OY SMALL KILLERS. PA CKERS
STOPPED AT $3.00 AND MOST OF THE- BETTER GRADES OF 17 0T ,TO 230-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED
FROM $56,00 TO t3.15. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTEb AT $4,50 AND $4.75, ADOUT
STEADY*

SHEEP: TEN THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMBS. WERE- ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADe.
MEDIUM GRADE LAMDS, AND YEARLINGS PREDOMINATED I'N THE'RUN AND TRADE -
IN THESE KINDS PROVED VERY SLOW WITH BIDS 25 CENTS OR MORE .LOWER. LIMITED SUPPLIES
OF GOOD AND CHOICE FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND WETHERS MOVED EARLY AT STEADY PRICES.
A FEW LOT-':OF F'AT LAMiDS "ERE REPORTED AT $7.25,, B3UT MOST OF THE LAMBS MOVED FROM.
$6.50 TO 707.00.. GOOD FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $3.50 AND 31BIDS OF $5.50 TO 6.00 WERE
REPORTED 'N MIXED GRADES OF FAT YEARLINGS. TWO-YEAR--OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $4.00
AND $4.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS BROUGHT $2.25 AND $2.50. AROUND TWO-THIRDS OF THE
RECEIPTS REMAINED IN FIRST HANDS AT A LATE HOUR.


G/ 6 31PM. RP(SEE OTHER S DE) .
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY JUNE 3 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET"-10:30 A.M.
C-ATTLE: FED STEERS'AND YEARLINGS 15 TO 250 HIGHER, FULLY 250 UP ON YEARLINGS AND
.... LIGHT ST-cERS; MARKET ACTIVE AT ADVANCE; DULK OF RUN HAVING DtEN SOLD;
MOST STEERS AND Y-ARLINGS SOLD AT $S950 TO $800 EXTREME TOP '$,75, PAI D Fr 0.63-T7
LONG YEARLINGS, NEXT HIGHEST PRICE YEARLINGS $8,50; LIGHT HEIFER YEARLINGS $o85;
WEIGHTY' STEERS $8 10 AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS $8.25; SHE--STOCK VERY SCARCE AND UNEVENLY
HIGHER; LIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS IN INSTANCES SHARPLY HIGHER; DULLS A SHADE HIGHER;
WEIGHTY SAUSAGE OFFERINGS UP TO $4.15; VEALERS UNEVEN, MOSTLY STEADY TO STRONG AT
$8.00 TO $9.00.
HOGS: MARKET OPENED STEADY TO STRONG WITH TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; LATER TRADE ACTIVE.
--- MOSTLY 5 TO'0 HIGHER- PACKING SOWS STRONG TO ]50 HIGHER. GOOD TO.HOICE
180TO 250# $.O0 TO .K5, TOP -6.30: 260 TO'30p,1 $5.85 TO $6.10; |0 TO 39F 85.O.
TO $5.80; GOO'D TO CHOICE !40 TO 6g' $6.00 TO T6.15; PIGS '5.75 TO $|.0 PLAIN5
k.(NDS $5,'50 DOWN; PACKI-NG SOWS $4.70 TO $5-.00, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $5 10TO $5.251
SH4EPP EARLY MARKET NOT ESTABLISHED; FEW SALES TO OUTSIDERS ABOUT STEADY PACKERS
----- BIDDING AROUND 250 LOWER; CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAM3S $10.25 TO.
SHIPPER; DEST PACKER DIDS $10.00A SEVERAL LOADS |DAHOS DD-1o$0.25; CHOICE YEARLING
HtLD AROUND $8,50; FEW 'FAT EWES 92.00 AND $2.25.,
KANSAS CITY ARKET--I I :00 AM.e
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE ACTIVE, STRONG TO 254 HIGHER, MOSTLY 250 HIGHER
-f-- ON FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS; D3ULLS STRONG TO 150. HIGHER' VEALERS STRONG
TO 500 HIGHER; STOCIERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FULLY STEADY; CHOICE 924 YEARLING -
STE 0s, P5, 90(") WEIGHTS $8.00; SEVERAL LOADS GOOD TO CHOICE WEIGHTY STEERS 9
T YEARLING HEIFERS ,UP-. TO $75 BULK FED STEERS AND YEARVNGS '68U -TO ,
LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT_ QOLORADOS $6 7' TO $7 .10; "BUTCHER COWS $,50 TO ,4.5Q; LOW'-
CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $2.00 TO _3,,-25: STRONG WEIGHT MEDIUM .OULLS UP TO $3.0; GOOD .
TO CHOICE VEALERS, MOSTLY V7.O TO $8.00, FEW SELECTED KINDS $8, 50.
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO 100 HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE GO ALL INTER--
--- ESTS. 29y- AND A6O5EUP MOST; TOP'$5.95 ON AROUND 210 TO 220#r; ULK 150 TO
20" $565 TO $5.90; 290 TO o30 5.50 TO $5.65; SOWS $4.15 TO $4.75; STEADY; STAGS
$4,50 AND DOWN; PIGS STEADY, $5.5s TO $6,00.
SHEEP': KILLING CLASSES MOSTLY STEADY, SOME W AKNES$ ON YEARLINGS; TOP NATIVE"
LAMDS S09,.?5' BETTER GRADES MOSTLY ?8,7(5 TO Q9.25; TEXAS YEARLINGS p5.85 TO
TO TEAS YERL 1 O TO5 850T
$6.,75; TEXAS WETHERS $2,70 TO $3.00.
NATIONAL STOCNYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:55 A.M.
CATTLE ;: LARGELY A STEER; MIXED..YtARLING AND HEIFER RUN,.QUALITY 60CD; EARLY SALES
... STEADY TO STRONG,'WIT"H SME LIGHT WEIGHT MIXED'AND HEIFERS 250 HIGHEr,; OTHEr
CLASSES STEADY; STEERSz -7.00 TO $8,00, YEARLINGS AT THE TOP; FAT MIXED AND HEI'FERS
AT '7 00 TO 8 .35, G03'"HEIFERS AT TOP; COWS $3.55 TO 84.50; .TO 5.25; LOW-CUTTERS
-$2,Q0 TO $2i50; MEDIUM DULLS $3,.75 DOWN; VEALERS 6..25.
HOGS'- A',TIVE ATTRON'G TO. I 00 HIGHER 'PRNES ,TAN TUEDA; TOP $6.20; 1I0., 235'
--'- $.10 T'O yS-|, "MOSTLY; 240 TO 300 5.75T TO bO A FEW AROUND 35,
5.25; 50 DOWN 16500 TO .I0, sOWS .4.50 TO 4.90. A R
SHEEP: RECEIPTS LIDERAI NO EARLY SALES; INDICATIONS AROUND STEADY ON DEST LAMDS;.
WEAK ON OTHERS, ...^.. .. ....... ^..... ... .A, .


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SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


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1-. oMEDIUMO N
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STEErS (900-.I I0O,) CHOICE
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I ...UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
.jREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE

2.17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH. TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209.

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY JUNE 4, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:I00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) HG
< _____ HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP "HOLDOVgR DI RECT*THRU*"
FORT W'VORTH 2,100 600 500 10i500 25
KANSAS CITY P- 2,000 500 3500 12,000 150
CHICAGO 6,500 3,000 21,i 000 14,000 4,000 5,500 '
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 1,500 I,000 9,500 -3,500 200 300'
OMAHA 41500 300 11,000 10,i000'
OKLAHOMA CITY -400 200 700 '500'
ASioux CITY 250 "0 "0.4,
ST. JOSEPH 1,700 300 4;'500 .4,000 "
ST. PAUL 1,800 1,200 42000 500
Wi CH ITA .200 .00 ,50,oo .300 300
DrNVER .600 .100' I 300 50. ". -
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 23;800 7,400 63,000 S9;350'*APPROXIMATE'NUMBER.OF
ONE W'VEEK AGOII MARKETS 19,100 7,650 72;200 5,550. DIRECT'AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS WEEK 120,950 34,f25 304,500 2?4,050. INCLUDED IN tHE DAVS
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 146,600 38,450. 340,'600 253,850 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS,.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES_, WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 1931_. _
CATTLE CALVES h+40GS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEfPTS 1,528 '284 157 1 0,996 4
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 683 -- --- 10,069
PACKER PURCHASES -.890 417 7 11|484

FT.WORTH ACTUALTHURSDAYWK AGO I ,760 "270 359 9,907 '
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,YR AGO 2,423 .634 690 i ,848 ,

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -' THI.JRSDAY JUNE 4 193l. :
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.1.)

CATTLE: A LESS ACT-IVE PACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER: STEERS AND COWS FEATURED
CATTLE -TRADE HERE TODAY, ALTHOUGH THE MARKET AS A WHOLE HELD ABOUT
STEADY. THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT.YEARLINGS WERE WANTED, HOWEVER, AND"..OCCASIONAL
SALES OF' TH-ESE LITTLE CATTLE SUGGESTED SOME STr2ENGTH. A FArRLY GOOD QLEARANClc ,1
ALL CLASSES WAS MADE DURING MORNING ROUNDS. ,
YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR'TOTALS OF 2,100 CATTLE AND 300 CALVES' .
SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEARLINGS PREDOMINATED INTHE CATTLE SUPPLY, WITH YEARLING
QUALITY BETTER THAN USUAL. OFFERINGS OF SLAUG-HTER TEERS WERE MOSTLY GRASSERS. AND
SHORT-FEDS. HARDLY ENOUGH- BULLS OR STOCK CATTLE WERE RECEIVED TO PERMIT-A FAIR,
TEST OF VALUES IN THESE DIVISIONS OF THE" TRADEnA n P 1
CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPORTED FROM $4.50 TO
$5.40, WITH SEVERAL LOADS OF SHORT-FEOS MOVING IN THE $5.00 RANGE, ONE L.AD AT THE
EVEN MONEY. ABOUT A HALF-DOZEN CARS .OF GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS CHANGED HANDS FROM
$4.50 TO $4.75, INCLUDING THREE CARS OR ORDER ACCOUNT AT THESE PRICES. THE YEAR-
LING MARKET CARRIED A TOP-OF $7.75,'THIS PRICE PAID FOR SEVEN OR EIGHT LOADS OF
GOOD TO CHOICE GRADES, MOSTLY MEDIUM WEIGHTS. OTHER SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
WERE MADE .AT $7.-5 AND LESS, INCLUDING SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS UNDER THE $p.O0
LEVEL.
MOST OF THE FAT COWS MADE A CLEARANCE FROM $3.65 TO $4.00, INCLUDING
FIVE LOADS AT $3,75, $3.85 AND $4.00. PRACTICALLY ALL OF THESE COWS' GRATED GOOD.
BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $3.00, CUTTER SORTS AROUND $2.50 TO $2. 75 AND
LOW-CUTTERS MOVED MOSTLY AROUND $2.00 TO $2. 15. ONE LOAD OF LOW-CUTTERS WAS PUR-
CHASED ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT $2.15. ALTHOUGH BULLS WERE VERY SCARCE IN THE REO&EIPTS,


VERY FEW CATTLE OF THIS CLASS WERE WANTED.
SLAUGHTER CALVES REMAINED'STEADY AT THE WEEKS ADVANCES AND TRADE
WAS OUTLINED BY SALES OF GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS UP TO $8.00, A FEW GOOD HEAVIES .
SELLING'FROM $3.25 TO $S75 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES THAT RANGED FROM $5.50 DOWN.
CULL SORTS WERE LISTED, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY', AROUND $3.00. ,

HOGS: LIMITED SUPPLIES OF HOGS HERE TODAY MOVED AT PRICES 5 TO: 15 CENTS,
---- HIGHER, WITH PACKERS PAYING THE MOST ADVANCE. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED
AT 500 HEAD, INCLUDED P-251 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 160 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD
AND A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKETf SMALL KILLERS PAID $6.20, THE
DAYS TOP, IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS, AND SALES AT THIS PRICE INCLUDED A'
PART LOAD OF GOOO RAIL BUTCHERS, AVERAGING AROUND 200 POUNDS. PACKERS PAID $6.15
FOR A LOAD OF GOOD 161-POUND LIGHTS, AND SORTS OF 140-POUND WEIGHTS FROM THIS LOAD
SOLD, AS FEEDE-RS AT $6.25. MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 1(70 TO 230-POUND TRUCK
HOGS MOVED FROM $3. I0 TO $6.20. A FEW PACKING SOWS SOLD AT $4.50 AND $4.75, ABOUT
STEADY.

SHEEP: ANOTHER LIBERAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAMBS ABOUT" 10,500 HEAD, AR-
RIVED FOR THE LOCAL TRADE TODAY, ABOUT 57 DECKS WERE SHOWN IN THE
RAIL SECTION AND 1,500 HEAD WERE RECEIVED BY TRUCK, GOOD TO CHOICE OFFERINGS, WERE
SCARCE AND THE TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW AND UNEVEN. PRICES FOR FAT LAMBS RANGED, FROM
WEAK TO 75 CENTS LOWER AND FAT YEARLINGS, ?2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS AND AGED FAT WETHERS
SOLD ABOUT 2-5 CENTS LOWER. YARD DEALERS PAID $7.00 AND $7.25 FOR A FEW LbTS'OFA
GOOD TO CHOICE LAMIBS AND MOST OF THE FAT LAMBS SOLD FROM $3.00 TO $3, 50. HALF-FAT
LIGHT WEIGHT LAMBS WERE REPORTED ON DOWN TO $3.00. FOUR DECKS OF GOOD FAT YEA'R-
LINGS BROUGHT .63.5 AND OTHER SALES OF FAT YEARLINGSS WERE MADE AT $5.75 AND LESS.
MEDIUM TO GOOD 2-YEAR-.OLD FAT WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT $4,00 AND AGED FAT WETHERS .
MOVED FROM 2.00 TO $2.25. ,...

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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY EJAJ93L_
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT'STEERSt ESPECIALLY 1,IGHT HEIFER AND MIXED YEARLINGS
S STRONG TO 250 HIGHER ON ACTIVE MARKET UP TO $8,50, PAID FOR LONG YEARLINGS;
YEARLING HEIFERS MAKING $8.25, MEDIUM WtIGHT AND WEIGHTY STEERS PREDOMINATING; HOW-
EVER, EDGE OFF MARKET BUT WATERFALLS AND KILLING qUALITY CONSIDERED; MOST EARLY
SALES ABOUT STEADY, [LAGELY $7. Q TO $8.00 MARKET FOR BULK STEERS AND YEARLINGS;
MOST YEARLING HEIFZRS $7.25 TO $8.U0; FAT COWS AND ALL BUTCHER HEIFERS STRONG TO
HIGHER; BULLS FIRM; LIGHT VEALERS STRONG BUT GRASSY KINDS AN CALVES WEAK TO UNEVEN-
LY LOWER" SEASONAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CALVES SCALING 250 UP BECOMING PRONOUNCED;
LARGELY $8.50 TO $9.5U TRADE ON VEALERS. '
HOGS: A RKET: ACTIVE ON WEIGHTS ABOVE 180(#, MOSTLY 5 TO I0 HIGHER HEAVIES 10 TO0
dU HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE; PACKING SOWS IQ TO 2U( HIGHER; PIGS
AND LIGHT LI GHTS ABOUT STEADY; GOOD TO CHOI CE 1|80 TO 260 $625 TO $Q.30. TOP $b.35;
N70 TO 3t0# $6.00 TO $6.20. FEW DOWN TO,$5.0; 320 TO 370k $5.75 TO $5.90; '140 TO
170# $6,00 TO $3.20; PIGS $5.75 TO $S.10, PLAIN KINDS $5.90'DOWN; PACKING SOWS $4.90
TO $5,25, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5,35, EXTREME WEIGHTS P4.85 DOWN .'
SHEEP: GENERAL MARKET 25-3 TO MOSTLY 50 LOWER; FAIRLY ACTIVE AT DECLINE; EARLY
BUK_ GOOD AND CHOICE NATVl'.W'EES AND WETHER LAMBS $8.50 TO $9,5Q I PACK-
ERS FEW $9(5 TO OUTSIDERS; IDAHOS"I0,.O0 AND $10.25; NATIVE THROWOUtS 860.U TO
$7s50; 2 LOADS CHOICE YEARLINGS $8.1 OTHERS $(*75 DOWN; FEW EWES $1.75 TO $2i25*
KANSAS CITY MARKET--1 I :00 A.M "
CATTLE: FAIRLY ACTIVE TRADE ON YEARLINGS, STEADY TO 250 HIGHER; INBETWEEN GRAPES'
UP MOST; FED STEERS GENERALLY STEADY; SLAUGHTER COWS STEADY TO STRONG;
BULLS, VEALERS AND CALVES UNCHANGED; STOOKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE# ABOUT STEADY,;
CHOICE YEARLING STEERS AVERAGING AROUND 900# $8,t25; CHOICE 689 YEARLING HE IFERS
8.0Q0; BULK FAT LIGHT YEARLINGS 7,00 TO $8.00; 2 LOADS CHOICE AROUND j250 STEERS
$7.60; BULK FED STEERS $ .25 TO $7.25; OOD LOTS BUTCHER COWS $3.50 TO $4.25; GOOD TO
CHOICE VEALERS $7.00 TO S8H00 .
HOGS: ACTIVE, rMOSTLY'0 TO 15 HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAYIS AVERAGE; TOP K$600 N 150
O .. TO 240Ur; MtST |50 TO 00# $5.70 TO $6.00; SOWS 10 TO 15 HIGHER, $4.25 TO
$4.90; STAGS MOSTLY $4.25 TO $4.75, FEW $5.00; 'PIGS AROUND 100 HIGHER, $5.50 TO


fHEEP: NATIVE LAMBS AROUND 500 LOWER; YEAnL NGS 25 TO 500 OFF; SHEEP DRAGGY AND
----- WEAK; CHOICE IDAHO LAMBS HELD ABOVE-,9.50, FEW NATIVE LAMBS $8.85; MOST
SALES $8.P5 TO 8.75; TEXAS YEARLINGS MOSTLY $6.00 TO $6.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDg (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET-1-0:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS IN LIGHT SUPPLY AND LESS ACTIVE, VERY FEW STEADY AT $7.10 AND
7.50; INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY ON OTHERS; MIXED YEARLINGS ANDHEIFEOS AC-
tlVE, STEADY TO STRONG; VEALERS 250 HIGHER; TOP GOOD AND CHO/E KINDS $8.50; OTHER
CLASSES UNCHANGED; FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS p7.00 TO _8g00" MOSTLY SMALL LOTS;
INDIVIDUALS HEIFERS UPWARD TO $8.50; COWS $3.75 TO $4.50; LOW-CUTTER RANGE $2.00.TO
.2.75; MEDIUM BULLS #*3.75 DOWN. $ .
HOGS: ACTIVE WITH EXCEPTION OF PIG STUFF; MOSTLY I0U HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY' TOP
-- $6.30 'V3TH SULK OF 160 TO. 2342 $6.0 Tb 6.?5; A FEW 240 TO 260# $6500TTO
$6. 15; 50# DOWN 6,.00 TO $6.1 5; SOWS LARGELY $4E.6 To $5.00, :,
SHEEP: No ARLY SALES MADE IN LAMBS; PACKERS BIDDING UNEVENLY LOWER; MOSTLY
NATIVE LAMBS ON SALEi ,. '


FORT WORTH
P. Ir)o0-


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HOGS: SOFT OR 0ILY HOGS AND
BOASTING C PGICEXCLUDED)
LT LT 440-13 0 GD- OH $ 5.7- 6.2- $ .00-
LT WNT : s0--.OQ Go-O 60U- 62- 2 10
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MED WT C 0-220: 13 4 g |.20f
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SLAUGHTER PIGS L0- :' G -0H 5.75-
FDR &STKR PIGS(70-I 30,) GD-CH -- -
AV COST & W:T. 'ED. (PIGS EXCL) 5.94- 12^ 5,88-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (300-900-) CHOICE
G GOOD
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STEERS (900-11 00#) CH ICE
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CALVES (STEERS) G-DCH
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ..
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209a

S' DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET .REF'ORT. FRID.WY JUNE 5,i1931.'" --
TO.DAY S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS. ",
..." (1 1 :00 A'.M.CENTRAL TIM*E) "
.. .* __ H o ~ s s ,
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DI RECT*THRU
FORT WORTH I7P00 300 700 12;500 51.0
KANSAS CITY 600 100 2,500 17,500 150
CICAGO : 3,000 1,000.. 18000 8,000 6,000 7,000
NATIONAL STOCKYAF1DS, 800 700 7,000 ,2,000 01,00
OMAHA. 2500 1-00 12,000 -5,000 .
OKLAHOMA CITY 300 200 900 .'300
SIoux CI0TY .. 500 .. 100. 8;000 .- 3,500"
ST. JOSEPH 600 200 3,500 4,000
ST. PAUL 2,600 1,600 7,500 '300
WICHITA .200 100 1,500 1 100 600
DENVERF .250 25" .500 '9. 50 "
TOTAL I11 MARKETS 13;550 4;425 62i100 52,350 .AP.PRO IMATE NUMBERoOF
ONE WEEK AGO, I MARKETS 10i025 3Y975 50,800 48i,650 DIRECT-AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS WEEK. 134,500 38,550 366,600 326,400 INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 156,625 42,425, 391,400 302,500 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
4I < .
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMIENTS AND PACKER PURCHASE'S, THURSDAY 'JUNE 4.,-- "
CATTLE. CALVES HOGS SOHEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS ; 2,921. 664 534 10-642
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 852 258 -93 0
PACKER PURCHASES 1,482 546 339, ,.

FT.WORTH ACTUALF:iDAYWK AGO 599 186 194 .I1,4135
FT,'ORTH ACTUAL,FRI DAYYR AGO ..856 240 665"' 1,386

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY JUNE 5 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED Ur? TO 100 P.M.)

CATTLE: SLAUGHTER CATTLE MOVED 'nATHER nL UWLY.O0I' TOOAY4S 6OCAL TrIADE, ALTHOUGH
NO QUOTABLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN P'. CES. 'THE MARKET AS A WHOLE PRE-
SENTED ITS USUAL QUIET.WEEK,"END APPEARANCE SLAUGHTER STEERS PREDOMINATED IN THE
SHORT SUPPLY, ,OSTED AT ONLY 1 ,200 CATTLE- AND 300 CALVES. THE OFFERINGS INCLUDED
FOUR' OR FIV.C LOADS OF FED CATTLE AND THE REMAINDER OF THE STEER-CROP CONSISTED OF
PLAIN AND RATHER COMMrON- GRASSERS. .
"CARLOT SALES. F SLAUGHTER- STEERS. WERE REPORTED FROM:$4.25 ''O $6 -
TWO LOADS OF GOOD. FED 2-YEAR--0OLDS'.'SELLING AT THE LATTER PRICE. THREE LOADS OF 2
STRONG WEIGHT FED STEERS BROUGHT $.:25 ..AN)D $5n60, AND- SEVERAL CARS. OF GRASSERS 4
CHANGED HANV-;'Ar ,4.,'25, $4,6,0 AND 04.,75' -PURCHASES ON "ORDER. ACCOUNT CONSJ STED PF
THnREE. LOADS' OFOFF" QUALI TY "LITTLE SbT.EERS AT $4.,"5 "AND' TWO LOADS. )F, F AI RLY. GOOD ,"
STRONG W. I GHT,'FE:D ST'EERS,- A. j'"AVERAGE OF '1 31 POUNDSS' AT I,0. NO TOPPY YEARLY NGSO
W-ERE .RECEIVVED, .:U.T SOTIE FAI'RLY GOOD GRADES SOLD AT .-50 AD $6.65; BUTCHER HE IF-
ERS RANGING ON 'DOWlNl THE LIST. FAT COWS WERE 'ALMOST TOO SCARCE TO PERMIT A FAIR
TEST OF SHE-STOCK VALUES. A FEW GrO""D FAT COWS D*t-ROUGHT $3.--75, TO $4.00 AND BUTCHER
GRADES FnUND AN OUTLET AROUND $3 -00 TO .3'50, WITH. 'LOAN-CUTTERS L LISTED AROUND. $2.00.
I.ULLS .WERE'PRACTICALLY LACKING:I" IN" THE DAYIS.*R CEIPTS,, .
NOMINAL VALUES .PREVAILED IN T HE MARKET FOR STOCK CATTLE', AS VERY
LITTLE BUSINESS WAS: TRANSACTED .'ON COUNTRY ACCOUNTo. .,, .. ..
SLAUGHTER. CALVES:.AND;VE.ALERS HELD ,ASOUT ,STEADY,, WITH LIGHT RECEI PTS
MAKING A GOOD CLEARANCE DURING MORNING, ROUNDS. ALOAD OF.GOfD STRONG WEIGHT FAT
CALVES DROUGHT 3350 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES, INCLUDING BRAHMAS WERE REPORTED
AT $5.00 AND LESS, CULL SORTS MOSTLY AT $3.00. SEVERAL SORTS-AND PACKAGE LOTS OF
GOOD TO CHOICE VEALESS SOLD FROM $7.50 TO $8.25.


HOGS: HOG RECEIPTS HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED AT 700 HEAD, INCLUDED 510 HEAD
DILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS AND 1 50 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL
HOGS OFFERED*
pRI-.CES RULED STEADY TO 5 CENTS HIGHER, SMALL KILLERS PAYING THE
ADVANCE. THE DAYtS TOP OF $6.25 WAS PAID DY SMALL KILLERS FOR SEVERAL LOTS OF
TRUCK HOGS AND PACKERS STOrnPED AT 6. 15. MOST OF THE GOOD LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT
TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM '6. 15 TO $6.o5 AND A FEW GOOD 300-POUND BUTCHERS SOLD TO
SMALL KILLERS AT $5.75. PrACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $4.50 AND $4.75, ABOUT
STEADY.

SHEE : FORT WORTH RECEIVED MORE SHEEP AND LAMBS AGAIN TODAY THAN ANOTHER
MARKET. LOCAL ESTIMATES CALLED FOR 12,500 HEAD, INCLUDING 77 DECKS
RECEIVED' DY RAIL AND A3OUT 1 ,000 HEAD BY TRUCK. ABOUT 30 PER CENT OF THE SUPPLY
CONSISTED OF MEDIUM TO GOOD FAT LAMBS AND TRADE IN THESE LAMBS PROVED VERY' SLOW9
WITH MORNING SALES STEADY TO 50 CENTS LOWER. PACKERS B'ID FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER ON
FAT YEARLINGS AND W"ETHERS AND ABOUIJT TWO--THIRDS OF THE RECEIPTS REMAINED IN FIRST
HANDS.;AT I:00 ...qo GOOD TO GHOIGE FAT LAMBS DROUGHT 6,50 AND -OTHER SALES WERE
REPORTED AT $6.,00 AND LESS. TWO DECKS OF MEDIUM TO GO-OD FAT YEARLINGS SOLD AT
$5.75 AND DEST FAT YEARLINGS RECEIVED A B1D OF 6.'00 PACKERS I31D UP TO $3.75 ON
BEST TWO-YEAR-OLD WETHERS AND $2.00 FOR GOOD AGED WETHERS.



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PAGE #2.
DAILY'LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS 'AND QUOTATIONS.-FRIDAY JUNE 5, 93
S CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE:' ALL YEARLINGS CONTINUE INrACTIVE DEMAND AT FULLY STEADY PRICES BUT STEERS
----. SCALING OVER ,1OOf.100# VERY DULL, AROUND 250 LOWER, ERASING BIG SHARE OF EARLY
WEEK ADVANCE; ALL COWS FULLY STEADY;, BULLS EASY AND VALERS FIRM" REPLACEMENT STEERS
Eg Y" BEST YEARLING STEERS 8A..A.FEW OTHER LOADS 800 TO ,S8. "AD BUL ,$^00 TO
.;.NO WEIGHTY STEERS 6DO'VE A '. 5 EArY. MAJOR TY .EL ,G ILE TO o6.EU TO A7.2;
BESI YEARLING HEIFERS $8.00, FEW LOADS $7.0 T-.O $775 1 GOOD'"AND CHOICE FAT.,.COWS $5.OC
TQ $6'00; LOW-CUtTERS AND CUTTERS MOSTLY. $2, 50'TO y3.:75; MAJOR TY WEI GHTY SAUSAGE
bULLS $3.75 TO $4.00, CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT VEALIRS'AROUND. $9.00, FEW $9.50., ,"
HOGS: ACTIVE, MOSTLY 0 TO 5T HI GHER THAI TH !YRSDAYVS AVERAGE GOOD. TO CHOICE
"-.- 1-80 TO P20 S640 TO $6o.50 TOP A6550 230 To .280 $6625 TO $Qo40 r
tS.45; 290 TO '350a pa4O TO [.6" 0 TO 'f760 ,5 TO, (6.40;. PIGS MOSTL S.'0 frTO
,5 ,5; FEW STRONG EIGHTSS TO .PLAN KIND'S 5 75 DOWN; PAC.tNG sOWS '5-00 TO,
5.35, 9 MOOT, LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5,501 -0 '. ; ..
SHEEP:* LAMDS MOSTLY STEADY, SPOTSUNEVENLY LOWEP THAN THURSDAY'S'EXTREME DECLINE .
----- BIDDING.A30OUT 25D LOWER ON YEARLINGS; EARLY BULK GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE
AM3r $850 TO 39125, FEW $9.50 TO. PACKERS; BUCKS$7.50TO -8.50Q THROWOUTS $6.00 TO
7,50; 3ESt YEARLINGS HELD AROUND $800.U; FEW FAT EWES $I.7 5 .TO 2o250
.., KANSAS CITY MARKET- -I.1.: 00 AM..
CATTLE? LOW-GRADE KILLING STEERS STRONG TO HIGHER, OTHE.RWI SE MARKET TITTLE CHANGED;
-----'- -O I 326STEERS 87.25, FE .OTHER NATIVE FED "TE'ERS AROUND r.25 TO .$7.00;
CHOICE 6 HEIFERS T0; 10 HEAD 73# STEER YE6LNGS 5 CUTTERY SOUTH TEXAS
GRASSERpS DHWN TO $400; G60D TO CHOICE VEALERS 700 TON GS 0 -,
HOGS: ACTIVE I0 TOT 0,,. HIGHER THAN THURSDAYt AVERAG, CQP $6.10 ON 170. To 23O;
---" BULK S TO 50 5 85 TO S6I6; sOWS -.35 TO $.0;STAGS MOSTLY $4.75
AND DOWN; FEW $.0O0; PIGS STEADY, $5.50 6 6 6.10.
SH,-EP: NATIVE L'AMS AROUND 25R LOWER; PRACTICALLY NO SHEEP OR YEARLINGS OFFERED
".-- BEST NATIVE LAMBS 80'50; BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $8.00 TO .850.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.STLOUIS) MARKET-9:30 A.M. '
CATTLE:, GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS' 25e LOWER AT $8t2,2 OTHER CLASSES STEADY' PRACTI-
.---- LOCALLY NO STEERS; FAT.R-EIFERS 7.00 TO.'8,60 IN SMALL LOTS; COWS S.75 TO
.T 2:75;ME$6UM L 75 DOWN.
$4.50, TOP $5.00; LOW-CUTTERS'$2.00 TO 2.75; MEDIUM BULL $.75 DOWNIT '6
HOGS: ACTIVE AT 0 TO 20 ADVANCE OVER THURSDAY TOV)$6.50 WtTH 60 O 240'
LARGELY I.3.5 ,TO $o.6.45; :250 TO 280/# 6 25 TO-$6,35; AROUND 30( $6.1Ib;
150# DOWN 36.|I0 TO A)6.30; SOWS LARGELY $4.75 'To 5.00. *
ONE'EP: EW OPENING SALES AND BIDS STEADY ON LAMBS; PACKERS PAY I NG $. 75 FOR A FEW
LOADS; INDICATIONS STEADY ON OTHERS; SHEEP UNCHANGED.


FORT WORTH
! 1 In Ir


CHICAGO
r I 1 .1.P


KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
,I LR CLO SEr


HOGS: SOFT OR QILY HOGS AND .
boastingSTING PIGS .-XCLUDED) ':
LT 140-160I ,'GD-H$ 5.85- 6.25 $ 6.15- 640 $ 5'80- 6900 $ 6.206-- 6..45
TI QT 6 0-A GD- H 6. 0- 6.25 6,30.- 6.50 5.95- 6.1 Q 6.55 5Q
LMED .WT 220 00_1 t.-OH G- -CH 5- 6'5. 630. 6"50 59559. 6 6654-- 6b.5
22-5 GD-OH- 6,00- 620 6.25- 6.40 5,95-6.0 63C 4
HVY TT 05-2 2DQOH' "5.35o75-- 60" 6, 6 -5 66, 65
2D.H 53-5.0 59-60 po.5-S. 0 5.90-. 6.1'5
GD-O 61 ow- 2 640 59

KG Sows' 275-.50 MED-,GD,. 4,50- 4.75 5.00- 5.50 435- 5.U0 4.65-515
SLAUGHTER 100S(L09 3) )GD-,OH -- -- 5.90- 6.25 5.50- 6. 6.25
FDR &STKR PIGs(70-I SN) GD-OH 5.50-. 640 -
Av COST & WTNT. THURIS(FIGS EXCL) 6" .03- 201# 6.05- 243# 5.86- '2 '# *6.15- 195#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


:STEERS (600-900#) CHO CE:
Goo.0
S MEDIUM.
S0- COMMON
STEERS (900-I1 00.-) CHOICE
GOOD
.M.EDIUM
.i COMMON"
STEERS (I100-1300,1,) CHOICE
:, G OD' ...
OH8 ID,
S" MEDI UM
STEERS (I 300I 600W) CH81 CE
.:.0- Doc
HlIFERS (550-3850:) CHO.ICE
'GO
MEDIUM
,. COMMON
CoWS: CHOICE
GoOD
CO1M-MED
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) GD-CH(BEEF
CUT-CO. 1-MED' "
VEALERS (MILK-FED) MGDIUH
MEDJ 0M
CULL-UOM
CALVES (250-500C) G, D-CH
COM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:' ..
STEERS (500-800) (G D-CH,
STEERS (800--I 050#) 0 GDH
HEI FERS: OOM--MED
0 Oj- ME Q
Cows: GD-OH
COW: COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G0D--11
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEET AND LAMBS:.!
LAMBS: (90 DN) GD-OH
L M Ar-,miih


(91 -1I00--i
ALL WTS)
YRLG VETHERS90-
EWES: .t20-.1 )
ALL 'ITs)


IVl r.. Li I I VI
MED-CH
COMMON
I'0. MED-CH
* .ED-OH
MED-0H
CULL-COM


6.00-
4.75-
3,75...


5.50-






75-




Ro 8 8;


2.;
54.0
4,00-"


4.75
5, 50


bo, bU




4. 25

:85


7,75-
J: 88:
5,00-
5*25-
5: ~




3.00-


:88:


.
72


6.5

8." Q

3.25


4.75
o .08


?:88


4325-

71* P-

7250-





7,85-8
7:2



3^00
2,50-


8:8--


69D5






800000
5,P5



3.60.


t:88


4o OO-
8,23-




7.75-
4.00-.

2.75-
3.50-
4;:O.8:


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25



8o5

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^ipl
8:50



61*000
55


3o75


ti "


6.00- 7.'2 5s7 -7.50 ~7 '0

5. 5.7 SO 1?505.25- 6.
4.~-50 .~~U 42 -5.25
3 6.5 '23: 67 5
... o 00 B,50 5,25- 6*.75


6.2

6.1 5


..7-5- 2.75
1.50- 2.50
1.00- 1.75


5,~00-
4.50-
1 .50-
075-


707

2.25
2.QO
11,50


7.50-1
OR.
1J 50-
I .00-
*50-


8*50
7.25
700
72*5
2.25
1.75
1.25


6/5/31 RP
1 :25 P.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


9COL V9880 Z9Il C

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE8VS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET RE0ORTT SATLJRDAY JUNE S, 1931.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
( 10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES HOGS


SHEEP HOLDOVER I ORECT*THR,,U


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
COH CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
QM AHA
OKLAHOMA ClITY
SIQUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
St.' PAUL
WIt OH ITA
DENVER


1400
500
100
50
300
100
!175


4R8
300
100
725

125
100
25


60 8 :88
6 000 7,000
3,000 250
3,000 -
'200 100
1,500 '500
I;000 59000
800 1 ,700
358 4.58


2,000 5,00
350


300


TOTAL II MARKETS 2;495 1;125 .18,350 24;300" *APPROXIMATE.NUMI
ONt WEEK'AGO,1 MIIARKETS HOLIDAY ., DIRECT AND THRU '
TOTAL THKs, WEEK 136,995 39,675 384,950 350,700 INCLUDED IN THE I
TOTAL"LA11 'Vt.K'* .. HOLIDAY ESTIMATED REQEIPi
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED RfCEIPTS OF CATTLE INCLUDE -40 CATTLE
ON THRU KILLING AT -ORT WORTH.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTSI SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, JUNE .5 1931.
CATTLE CALVEb HOGS. SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,59 8 358 654 12;325


TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKEAr PURCHASES .

FTAWORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK
FT.WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WKLAST YR.


.697- NOT COMPLIED -
..97 .552


2;500
1,954
4.210


9;650
II ,533
13.359


3i900
3,096
4.573


03EP OF
DAyI
sAYS
rs.


4,918

62 200
74,934
19.198


LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY JUNE 6, 1931!
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 A.M.
SFORT 'WVORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.
r, I1 r)c CZPr. nqr Pr, nq r7n it


LOUIS


HOGS: (SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND .
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT t40-| GQ0 GD-CH $ 5.85- 6.25*$ .310-,6.35 $ 5.75- 6.00 $ 3.25- 6.50
LT WT 160-180 GD-CH 10- 3.250 6.25- 6.40 S .95- 3 0 6.35- 3 60
Hvv'.VT -:25g5. 6 ---.: 2"
WTyi-. 98I 3 5 i 0 6020 5 -65- 5 :B8 g^b 2
SjSZ .5-475 95: 5* 0 45.350-54 -o5
~LAUGHTER -LG A.)- --G5.0- 325 8: G 6.0- 62
DG CSTKR70 1 .-I-.. .. .2. .
AV COST & 'M.T. RIt*i'f GsELXC) O.I 6 209J 6.08- 238 5.93- 22
*NOMI NAL. _________


FORT WORTH
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL.- FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS AROUND 500 HIGHER;
SLAUGHTER Y-ARLIN'GS FULLY 250 HIGHER; DUTCHER AND DEEF COWS. d5 TO
400 HIGHER;. CUTTERS AND LOW-CUT-TERS 15 TO 250 HIGHER; 3ULLS UNCHANGED; STOCKSTEERS
AND YEARLINGS QUOTADLY STEADY; HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES 50 TO 75, HIGHER;. BETTER
GRADES VEAL.ERS 750 TO $ 00 4-HIGHER. WEEK'S TOPS: LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEER$ $3.30,
GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS p7.90., PRACTICAL TOP FAT COWS $4.10,p HEAVY FAT CALVES
6.7 5,WITH FEW ON SHORT'YEARLING .O-ER UP7.TQ,$7.25, CHOICE, EIERS :8; BULK
GRI CES* GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS f 4. T 4. 5, FED STEERS jO.0 TO C5.6U, BETTER
GRAE3 FAT YEARLINGS 7.00 TO 7.75, FAT COW .50 TO 40, BUTCHER'GRADES _3. t
GRICE FT:nSLAUGH COgR c3 T0TO' ~ 1134
TO 3.359 LOW,-CUTTERS _2-00 TO D.|5 DULLS ,2.50 DOWN, HEAVY FAT CALVES $5.00 TO
$5. 5, CULL SORTS MOSTLY $3.00, GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS $7.15 TO 38.00.
REVIEW COMMENT: CATTLE TRADE DURING THE WEEK HAS SHOWN QUITE A
LITTLE PRICE RECOVERY IN PRACTICALLY ALL CLASSES SUITABLE FOR SLAUGHTER. SMALLER
RECEIPTS AND AN UPWARD TREND TO VALUES AT OTHER MARKETS HAVE FAVORED SELLING INTtR-
ESTS, WITH THE RESULT THAT GOOD CLEARANCES HAVE DEEN MADEt DURING MORNING ROUNDS,
ALMOST DAILY. NOT MANY SAUSAGE DULLS HAVE DEEN RECEIVED LATELY AND, APPARENTLY,
VERY FEW CATTLE OF THIS CLASS ARE WANTED. A FAIRLY GOOD ORDERR BUYING DEMAND HAS
FEATURED TRADE IN GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS COSTING AROUND $4-.25 TO 04.75, BUT PACKERS
HAVE DEEN GETTING MOST OF THE FED STEERS THAT MOVED FROM $5.00 UPWARD. YEARLING
QUALITY HAS BEEN gETTER THAN USUAL AND SEVEN OR EIGHT LOAOS OF GOOD TO CHOICE MEDIUM
WEIGHTS SOLD THURSDAY AT t7.75. THE WEEK'S TOP OF e-7.9U, HOWEVER, WAS PAID TUESDAY.
GOODFAT COWS HAVE OEEN MOVING.AROUNd $3365 TQ )4|10, BUTCHER GRADES FROM $.uu0TO
3.m5 AND LOW-CUTTERS CLOSED AROUND -2.o00 TO $2.15. SCARCITY OF GOOD STOCK CATTLE
HAS BEEN MORE PRONOUNCED THAN AT ANY TIME IN TW.O' OR THREE MONTHS AND COST FIGURES
ON MEDIUM AND RATHER, COMMON GRADES .OF STOCK STEERS AND YEARLINGS AROUND $5.00 DOWN,
SHOW NO QUOTA3LE CHANGE. THE RECENT ADVANCE IN CALVES HAS CARRIED CHOICE VEALERS
UP TO A TOP OF J8.50 AND A FEW SALES OF GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES HAVE DEEN REPORTED
FROM $3f.25 TO $t375. MORE BUSINESS, THAN USUAL,.HAS BEEN TRANSACTED IN GOOD TO
CHOICE VEALERS'AND MOST SALES r)F.'THESE GRADES HAVE DEEN MADE FROM $.750 TO 800.
HOGS: MOST OF TODAY'S HOG RECEIPTS, ESTI MATED .AT .700 HEAD, WERE KILLEDD
---- DIRECT TO PACKERS* MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 675 HEAD. pinRECT TO
PACKERS AND 14 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFEREDD THEFEW TRUCK HOGS
WERE GOOD GRADES, AVERAGING .AROUND 200 POUNDS, THAT SOLD TO PACKERS AT P6.!15,
STEADY WITH FRIDAY'S PACKER MARKET. NO OTHER SALES ,WERE REPORTED, .
SHEEP: TODAY'S TRA5E NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: FA.f :LAMDS, 2-YEAR-OLD AND AG E-D
11% WEEK S TO" FA:t
\WAETHERS 50Q LOWER; FAT YEAR WINGS 50 TO 750 LOWER. WEE ,S TO, EA.
Is "es/ 0 % E OI .F AT .-W E TH E ,'S 5 A E D F T W E H n
LAMBS $7.25, FAT YEARLINGS $3.50, -YEAR-OLDAT WETHES $450, AGED FAT WETHERS
2 -. CLOSING 3ULK"PRICES: FAT LAMBS o6,00 TO $6.50, FAT YEARLINGS 5675 AND
6.U00, 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS $3.75 AND'AGED FAT WETHERS $2.00
SR EVIEW COMMENT: OVER 62,000 SHEEP AND LAMDS WERE RECEIVED HERE THIS
WEEK, WITH OFFEING.S RUNNING MOSTLY TO MEDIUM TO GOOD FAT LAMGS AND YEARLINGS.
WELL-FINISHED KILLING CLASSES WERE WANTED EARLY IN THE WEEK, OUT THE MARKET ON LATE
DAYS RiULED SLOW TO UNEVENLY LOWER. A0oUT HALF 'OF FRIDAY'S LIBERAL RUN.MOVED OUT
UNSOLD AND TODAY'S OFFERINGS INCLUDED TWO DECKS OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS THAT SOLD AT
$6.00, OR STEADY 'WITH THE WEEK'S DECLINE OF 50 TO 75 CENTS.
6/6/31 RP (E O SIE
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ASE #2.
TELEGRAHNIC REPORTS FROM OTHER M.IARKETS

CHICAGO MAARKET -
CATTLE; COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: ALL YEARLINGS AROUND $ 00' HIGHER OUT MEDIUM
T- WEIGHTS AND WEIGHTY STEERS EASED OFF LATE' TO FINISH AROUND "250 HIGHER;
MAJORITY 'SHE-STOCK A.DOUT j'-. 00 HIGHER; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS PS TO .50 0 UP; 3ULLS
GAINED 25 Tr 50r; .'3ESIRA3DLE MEDIUM WEIGHT VEALERS. STRmNG TO 50O HIGHER AND WEIGHTY
"FFERINGS 50 AND') MORE LOWER; REPLACEMENT STEEERS0SCACE, 25 A'ND MORE HIGHER; YEAR-
LING STEERS TOPPED AT $o8.75, SEVERAL SALES $8,25 TO 8.50V WITH T-, ULK $7,00 TO $8800;
WEIGHTY 3EEVES TOPPED AT $8.2511 WITH ULK -$7-.0O TO 07.75 ALTHOUGH SEVERAL LATE SALES
DOWN TO $6.50 AN) "-ELOW; "EST YEARLY NG NHEIFERS.$8.25,T "ULK "7'00" TO ''$7.75; PRACTICAL
TOP WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS $4.00, SELECTED $9.00 TO.$5.50, MOST qTOCKID AND FEEDER
STEERS $5.50 TO $8,75. .
HOGS: QUALITY MOSTLY PLAIN, MARKET UNEVEN STEADY TO 100 LOWER; SOME CLEANUP
SLOTS OFF MOR0E; CHOICE 160 TO 230# .30 TO $6.40, TOPr '.40; PLAIJNEfl KINDS
00 TO R. M GOOD TO CHOICE 300' TO' 31 0j! WEI GHTS $ 00 PACKING SOWS $500 TO
O40, EXTREMtE W-EIGHTS DOWN Tn $4.75; PRACTICALLY NO P| GS .NOR LIGHT LIGHTS OFFERED.
SHEEP: TODAY'S MARKET NOMINALo. FOR WEEK: 40 DOUBLES FPRO)l FEEDING STATIONS,
-- .3,000) DIRECTS. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: LAMBS. AND YEARLINGS MOSTLY 50 TO
75 LOWER, FAT EWES FULLY .25 -LOWE, LATE BREAK -NOT ENT I RELY CHECKED AT CLOSE;
WEEKLY TOTAL OF DI ECTS LARGEST SINCE MAY, 1929-. CLOSING 3ULK NATIVE EWVE AND
W THEIR LAMBS $8.30 TO ,9,25, FE-T EARLY IN WEEK $10'.50, THRO.WOUTS LARGELY $6.00 TO
%$7.50, LATE; DUCKS $7.00 TO $8,'25, RANGE LAMBS $j00Q TO $10060 DURING WWEEK; WEEK'S
DRY FED YEARLINGS $3.00, MOST FAT EES $ -1.75 TO ,2.25.
.
,.o
*' *- KANSAS CITY MARKET -

CATTLE: FOR WEEK LIGHT WEIGHT FED TTEERS AND YEARLINGS MOSTLY 750 HIGHER, SPOTS
----- $1.00 UP; MATURED STEEDS 50 TO 750 HIGHER; GRAGSERS 25 Tr 500 HIGHER;
SLAUGHTER COWS AN-) 3ULLS STEADY T.O P25d HIGHER; DEALERS MOSTLY 500 HIGHER; STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS STEADY TO STRONG'* WEEK'S TOPS: SEVERAL LOADS YEARLING STEERS $8,25,
YEARLING HEIFERS "38,0J.", MATURED STfEERS r 7S.'0, PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $8o00 BULK FED
STEERS $S.P5 TO $7.O', SEVERAL LOADS YEA/\RLINGS UPWARD TO .8.00t FAT COWS $3.50 TO
.$4.50, LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS .$2. 00 TO $3.5, STICKERS AND FEEDERS $5.00 TO $03. 50,
FLESHY YEARLINGS UP TO $750, 7 STOCK STEER CALVES- $765.
HOGS: GENERALLY STEADY. WI TH .FRIDAYIS AVERAGE; 180 TO 2?0ij $,6.00 TO $6.10, FEW
AROUND 330 AT 5.,85, FEW SOWS $5.00 AND DOWN; STOCK PIGS NOMINAL.
SHEEP: FOR WEEK: LAMS' t 1.0.) TO $1.25 LOWER; YEARLINGS 50 TO 750 LOWER; SHEEP
---- 25 TO 50 OF-F; TOP PIDAHO LAMOS p9*85, TOP NATIVES 9.40; CLOSING TOP
NATIVES $8.50, FED YEA;PLING$ 07.50, MOST TEXAS $3.00 TO $6.75, FEW DOWNWARD TO 550
LATE;' TEXAS WETHERS MOSTLY S2.70 TO $3.10; CLOSING SALES DOWNWARD TO $2.25; TOP
EWES $2.50, MOST SALES $1.75 TO $2.25.

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUI'S) MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH THE CLOSE OF LAST WEEK: ST.EERS SOLD 50 TO 75 HIGHER, SPOTS
U r UP MORE; MIXED YEARLI-NGS AND HEI FERS 25-TO 757 HIGHER; COWS -AND CUTTERS
75 HIGHER; LOW-CUTTERS 505 NHlHER; DULLS STEADY; VEALERS AND ALL STOCKER AtD FEED-
.ER' CLASSES 25 HIGHER. ToPs: 903# HEIFERS ^.8.45, 591 # YEARLINGS AND 561|MIXED YEAR-
LINGS $8.25, !3 MATURED STEeRS:, $7.50, COWS $5.50,5 MEDIUM DULLS $3.75, VEALERS'
$9.50, STOCKER STEERS 625, SULKS: "STEERS S$6.25 'TO $7.65, FEW MIXED YEARLINGS AND
HEIFERS $7.00 TO ,.00, MED1JUM ,FLESHED KINDS $6.35 TO $.75, CrO..WS ,$3. ) TO $'4.50,
LOW-CUTTERS "2,-.00TO $.o0, 0ST(CKER STEERS 4-,4 T, $,o 85.
HOGS: OPENED ACTIVE AT STEADY TO 10(r ,HIGHER PRICES. MOSTLY STEADY* ONE LOAD
--- 6.0 6WITH DULK OF 180'TO 9/.f? $6.40 TO $.6. ; SOME AROUND 28O^ $6.30;
sows $4.75 TO $5.I5. ,
SHEEP: LAMBS 50 TO MOSTLY I,00 "LOWER FOR WEEK;" SHEEP 25 TO50( LOWER. TOP GRADED
LAMBS FOR WEEK REACHED "5!|0. IN SMALL WAY, DULK $9.00 TO .$I0,00; BULK
OF ALL LAM3S $3,75 TO $. 50, BUCKS $1|.00 LESS; .COMMON THROWiOUTS LARGELY $5.00, LATE;
ONE 4.OAD CLIPPED TEXAS YEARLINGS ,$700 EARLY IN *THEWEEK 'W"TH. NO ClMP, ARA3LE KINDS
OFFERED LATE; FAT VES CI.OSJtNG, AT $2..o00. DOWNWARD, ........
HO G S. U M NE tON
,- *- "* ,' -'**
,. ". -^ ,M ,,. .-* .. --- @- -* ->

:.'*.- *' : '., HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL ,EAT I N$ EnO~tN.


'VEEKS ENDING FRI2AY, JUNE 5, 191 LANO JUNE 6, 1930.

1 931 1930
CHICAGO, ILL. 103,657 143i890
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. 23592 22;316
KANSAS CITY, KAN 41 i885 73;500
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND, ST.LOUIS,. Mo4 47;868 6 6,68:9
NEw YORK, MN.Y. AND JERSEY CI-TY, N.J. 27,i 730 28i499
OMAHA, N:DR 38i,771 66 494
Sioux CITY, IOWA.. *23,413 32,302
SOUTH ST. JOSEPHS MO. 19,342 25,585
SOUTH ST. FAUL, MIINN. 23;431 42;568
'' TOTALS 349,789 501,843





6/6/31 RP
Ino:0 A.M. STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.








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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS -SERVI CE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS ,


TELEPHONE: 6--i.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT MONDAY JUNE 8, 1931,
TODAY'IS 'ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKET ,
TOAYTDECITSO LiVESTOC"K AT ELEVEN. MARKETS. ,


FORT WORTH
KANSAS. CITY
C01i CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARD!
OM4HA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SI ouk CI TY
ST^ JOSEPH
STf PAUL
'ICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL' I I MARKETS
SON ,VEEK" AGO, 11 MA


(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIM.-E)
CATTLE E 'ALVES -H. FLOGf#
4;b000 o 1,500 200
8,i000 1,000 7,000
12000 2,000 40,i000
s 2! 300 2,200 10,500
6,000 300 .12,000
400 30Q0 19400
2t4500 15' 5',000
I ,300 200 4100
3;,,500 2'500 ;D00
,.800 .500 -' 2,00
2,400 .200 39000
439200 1 0,850 -95 200
RKETS 43,-750 8,900 102,900


SHEEP 9
9,000
1 3,000
15,000
6 ,000oo
12; 000
6,000 -
5,500
5,000
500
S.600. ,
5,000
7-7,600 $A
9-3,500 ot
'IN
fS


Ho.s
0 L 00 R IPt CT* IR H


2,000


907
3,000
15,000
4p0 150


600


PPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
PECT AND THRU HOGS
*CLUDEb. IN THE DAYS
TIMATED REC;EI PTS.


FORT WORTH RECEI PTS,


SH I PMENTS


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,MONDAY,WK AGO
FT.WOORTH ACTUALMONDAYYR AGO,


'"' FORT.' WORTH LIIVESTOC


AND PACKER URCHASES-, AT(IQ
bATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP,
375 364 689 .' 2,4089
S567 389 --- 2,798
169 :.9 "1 ,054: 1,74:1
_. :. ~ .- *4.-, :-> ,, :
2,074 322 1,o075 10,267
.3,137 1 16 4 .1 394- 6,027

MARKET MONDAY JUNE 82 1931


ASKEDD ON .MARKET 'CONDI TIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP.' TO 1 :QO P./t,)
CATTLE: Li TTLE- CHANGE %CCURRD HERE TODAY, I'N PRICES FOR SLAUGHTER CATTLE,
,- ALL* CLASSES, ALTHOUGH rECEI.PTS WEE SLI HTLY LARGER 'THAN U'S4AL.
BULK OF TH.E DAYS CATTLE SUPPLY,. POSTED AT 4,000 HEAD, CONSISTED OF PLAIN AND
RATHER' COMMON G-RADES -OF SLAUG.HTEfq STEERS A GOOD CLEARANCE WAS MADE. DURING MORNING
.ROUN.S, .WI TH ,CAnLOT SALE", REPORTED FROM $4.,50, TO: $5.5. 15. CATTLE THAT. SOLD AROUND
THE $5,00 'LEV.EL-' 'VI/ERE7 V./AFW.9-UP On SHQRT-FED 9RADE, "
"3STRICTLY GOO TO CHOICE FAT YEAr4LINGS WERi PRACTICAL.Y'LACKI'NG AND
NO SALES WERE "EmPOrTrED- ABOVE ',7.50". A FEW OFFErtINGS OF' LI -TTL'E CATTL'E.IN DTESI ABLE
GRADES, HOWEVER, MOV-ED FROM b. 15 6 O' AROUND $6.?5. .a --U'CHER OWS FOUND AN 'OUTLET,
USUALLY IN SORT LOTS, F ROM AROUND -3000 TO" $3A3 UAND LOW-CUTT'ERS WEoE LI STED -MOSTLY
AROUND $2.00.- No 3ULLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE RECE'fI VED, EVEN IN SH I PMENTS OF' MIXED
CATTLE. THE DEMAND FOR BULLS CONTINUES NARROW T ,,_Rp1ICES RANGING DOW,.NWARD .FROM
AROUND $2.500 .. -,
.*' TRAD'I-N STOCK CATTLE WAS FEATURED BY A MORE RESPONSIVE DEMAND ON
COUNTRY ACCOUNT AND BULK OF THE, BUSINESS TRANSACTED IN THIS DIVISION. QF TRADE AP>-
PEARED STRONG TO HIGHrER, MOST SALES SHOWING. ADVANCES OF AROUND 25 OENTr SormE
eESI ABLE GRADES OF STOCK CALVES AN-D YEARLINGS MOVED OUT FROM $6.00 TO $6.25 AND
SOME PLAINER GRADES OF STOCK STEERS WERE REPORTED .IN THE $5.00 RANGE ,

PACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES WAS )'MOrE OR LESS BEARISH AND
HEAVIES HAD TO SELL AT LEVELS AROUND 25 CENTS LOV.IE.,-' ALTHOUGH A'FEW'EARLY SALES ON
'ORDER ACCOUNT DENOTED STEADY VALUES. THE BETTER GRADES OF''HEAVIES THAT SOLd *"EARLY
TO ORDER BUYERS ,IOVED IN THE $6.,00 RANGE AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES, INCLUDING
SRAHMAS, CHANGED HANDS FROM AROUND $5.25 DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS AT ,$3. 00.


' HOGS:
LOAD OF RAIL


TODAY'S LOCAL.H-0 .,Q EE0IP.T'S,. .ESTIMATED -AT 1,?00 ,4EXD, INCLUDED 907
HEAD DIRECT TO"PACKEi-S, ABOUT 60OTRUCK HQCrS AND A LOAD .AND PART
NOG3 FOR THE OPEN MARKET. ..


STjRONq TO HIGHER PRICES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN HOG MARKETS TODAY
AND LOCAL VALUES RUL.ED-STEADY TO 10 CENTS' .HIGHER THAN 'FRI 'DAY. PACKERS PAID THE
FULL ADVANCE FOR RAIL HOGS. THE DAY'S .TOP.. $6.5, WAS PAID tN BOTH THE RAIL" AND
TRUCK SECTIONS,. PACKERS PAID )$3.25 FOR A .LOAD. OF GOOD AR-iOUND 200-POUND RAIL BUTCH-
ERS AND SMALL KILLERS rAIDTHE SAME PRICE FO.RP'A PART LOAD. BULK OF THE BETTER
GRADES Or. 70' TO 230-PUND TRUCK HOGS MOV. D FROM $.S1m 5 TO $S G5, PACKERnS STOPP I NG
AT $R.I5 ,FOR cOOD TRUCK HOGS. 'A FEW FEEDER" PIGS SOLD UP TO $7,00, OR UNEVENLY
HIGHER. PACKI-NG R.OWS REMOVED. FROM $4.50 TO- $5.00, OR STEADY T 25 CENTS HIGHER,.

SHEEP: A3TUT 9,000 SHEEP AND LAMBS ARRIVED HERE TODAY, INCLUDING 57 DECKS
IN THE RAIL DIVISION AND A3rUT 1,200'HEAD IN THE TRUCK SECTION,
G.OD TO CHOICE GRADES WERE SCArFCE AND TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW., -ANOTHER DECLINE
WAS REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS AND LOCAL VALUES DtROPED TO THE LOWEST Pr7ICE
LEVELS OF THE YEAR. FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND AnED FAT WETHERS.SOLD 50 CENTS LOWER
AND TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS DECLINED 25': 'CENTS. MEDIUM TO GOOD' FAT LAMBS SOLD FROM
$5.50 TO $6.00 AND PrRACTICALLY NO MORNINQ BIDS WERE MADE 0-N FEEDER -LAMBS, FAT
YEARLINGS NWERE REOnRTED AT $5.50 AND LESS. GOOD TWO-'YEAR-OLD FAT. WETHERS BROUGHT
$3.50 AND AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD FROM $1.75 DOWN, LOCAL YARD 'DEALEnS BOUGHT MOST
OF THE FAT EWES AT $2.00 ,




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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS MONDAY JUNE 8, t931b
CHICAGO MARKET--I10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: ACTIVE, FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS AROUND 2.5 HIGHER, $gOTS UP MORE ON YEAR-
-- .. LINGS; SHE-STOCK SCARCE, MOSTLY 2N( UP; BULLS LQ TO T5e HIGHER; VEALERS
ABOUT STEAD(;: TOCKERS AND FEEDER$ SCARCE AND STRONG TO 5(' HIGHER; 3 LOADS LONG
YEARLINS $8.9U, BEST MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS $8,65. BU K'YEARLLNGS ELIGIBLE TO $*.50
TO $ b.2b; MOST MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY STEERS 70.UU TO $8U00 YEARLING HEIFERS
U8.50; NUMEROUS OS $7.50 5TO $8.25; MOST FAT .OWS $5.00 TO $.00, STRONG WEIGHT
UTTERS AROUND ,, AND LIGHT LOW-CUTTERS $3.0 DOWN; MAJORITY WEIGHTY SAUSAGE
BULLS $4.0R TO 14.15; GOQ AINID CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHT VEALERS $.00 TO $9.50.
HOGS: ACTIVE, A 3OUT J' ,HIGHER THAN FRi-DAY'S AVERAGE, HEAVIES UP MQRE. GOOD TO
HOIjCE I 0 TO b W? $6.4$0 TO $6.55 TOP $6.QQ; PLAINER KtNDu ;6.35 DOWN;
270 TO 320Q $6b.I0 TO $6.40; GOOD ,TO CHOICEE 140 TO P.70G $6.25.TO ,6.40 PIGS MOSTLY
$6.00 TO $.25, PLAIN KINDS DOWNWARD TO -$5 .5 PACKING SOWS $5.00 TO $5.50, SMOOTH.
LIGHT WGHTW HTS ,5.o0 TO S5.75. EXTREME WEI GHTS $4,90 DOWN.
SEEPP; EARLY MARKET' WEAK TQ 25' LOWER ; MOST LAMBS SHOWING FULL DECLINE; IK U POOD
---- AND CHOICE NATIVES $8.5U TO 9.00 TO 'PAc$ SOME HELD HIGHER; NATIVE BUCKS MOSTLY 6.50 TO'$8.00, THRO(UT 5. TO $7.00;
YEARLINGS UNSOLD, BEST HELD AROUND $0UU, FEW FAT EW.E8 .$1 00U TO T. UU
S.. : .. KANSAS .CITY MARKET-- 1 :00.A.M. .
CATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS OPENING STEADY TO 25 HIGHER, WATERFILLS RATHER
LIBERAL; LAUGHTER COWS FAIRLY ACQTVE, STEADY TI STRONG; BULLS 10 TO I5<
HfGHER; VEALERS AND CALVES SLOW, STEADY TO 5 LOWER; STICKERS AND FEEDERS COMPARA-
TIVELY QCARCE, STEAlY TO STRONG; 'BULl_ FED STEERS AiD YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO SELL
AROUND $6.50 TO 7.75;'EAnLY TOP $8.0, PAID FOR YEARLING STEERS AND 3 LOADS OF
HEIFERS; FEW TEXAS ,rASSn SELLING.DOWN TO $5.50 AND BELOW; MEDIUM BULLS $.3.50 .TO
23.Z75 BUTHR cOaws $3.75TO "4,59m TOP VEALERS 800; MOST STOCKER7S AND FEEDERS
$5.00 TO $7.00; 4 LOADS AROUND 400 0 STOCKQ.STEER CALVES 7.05. .
H&GS, MODERATELY ACTIVE,.STRONG TO 5HG'HIGHER. THAN SATURDAY1S AVERAGE_ OP :
-* $3.25 ON 200 TO 2.0#; 'BULK 140 To. 250).$, J0 TO $6.20; 250 TO 3_.0 $5.75
TO $6.05; SOWS STRONG, $4.35.TO $5.00, FEW $5.10 AND-ABOVE; PIGS AROUND 5' HIGHER,
9HEEP: SLOW, LAtMB AND YEARLINGS 500 LOWER' SHEEP AROUND 25f OFF; TOP NATIVE
----- LAMBS $8.q00, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7.50 TO $8.00, DAHO-S HELD ABOVy
$8.50; TEX;AS YEARLINGS ;5.35 TO $5.050; .2-YEARn-OLDS $2.50 TO $3.25, WETHERS $2.000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKETe--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: BULLS AND VEALERS STEADY* OTHER CLASSES'ACTiVE, 'MOSTLY 250 HIGHER; STEERS
S MOYSTLY.. It2HT; WEIGHTS $7.00 TO $8.U, A FEW 825; FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND
HEIFER S $7.00 TO8.0O, A FEW UP MORE; COWS $4.00 TO 5.o00; LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 TO
$3.00; MEDIUM BULLS .3.75 DOWN; GOOD 'AND CHOICE VEALERS $8.25.
HOGS: ACTIVE, MOSTLY IC)0 TO J HIGHEf THAN AVERAGE ,ATR'DAY; OF 660- PAID
"--FREELY WITH BULK OF 50 TO 240 $6 ..50 TO 6.60;" 260 TO 0# $6.30 TO
6.45; 100 TO 130# -4 .25 TO $6.40; SOWS LARGELY $4.90-TO-$5'25.
SHEEP" SLOW, AROUND ONE-THIRD OF RUN TEXAS-LAMBS AND CLIPPED YEARLINGS' FEW SMALL
LOTS LAMBS EARLY TO BUTCHERS AT $9.00; PACKERS BI DDING AROUND 5 LOVER, OP
$8.50 DOWN; NOTHING DONE ON SHEEP EARLY.
: FORT WORTH.: .CHJCAGO KANSAS CITY. E. ST.LOUIS
uw) *i(.Z C -r,, n r. i,.t, ',-,, -A,.L CLOSE CLOSE .CLOSE CLOSE


ROASTI NG PIGS EXCLUDEQD
LT LT 14Q- 6Q-- GD--H $ 6.00-
LT WT I.63r)L GD-CH 6.;'H
8 G "[80-00-- D-CH 6.,:5-,
MED W'T ,200--222 GD-CH 6.t15-
S22- 5 GD-CH 6.10-
HvY,,VT T 250-29,o0 G9-" C, "5.85-
ST 290-30 Go-CH 5.C5-
PKG SOWS 275-500 L ,MED-GD 4.50-
SLAUGHTER I.1GSQ oo0- 30A)GD-CH ,--
FOR b STKR PI GQ.70-|17)a, GD-CM ---
Av COST & ,T. SAT.(PIG. EXCL. 6.15--
Av COST & WT.FO0R 'V,. 593-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE,, CALVES AND VE.ALERS:


STEES (6G00-90C?) CHOI ,O c
S- LMOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-110G40) CHOICE
MED I UM
MEDIUM
STEERS (1100-1 30a.') HI c E "
S ,.. OOD
M..EDIUM
STEERS" (f300-1 500-), CHOICE
""" GOOD
HEIFERS (550-85Q) CHOICE
.. 'G OOD
: -" ,MEDIUM
CO. ; MMON
COWS: CHQIcg
....... Cor,- ,lED
... ,Lo' C)T-Cu
BULLS (YRLG EXCL)' O-CH (BEEF)
SUUT-COD 1-MEb
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
MED I UM
S,, 0CULL-COM
CALVES (250-"500,5 ) GD"-CH
COM-MED
FOR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800-:) 0DG-CEH
OOP--MED
STEERS (800-105C1,) GD-COH
LCOnM- MED
HEI FER8" GD-CH
HEFERS: CO-MED
C.ows: GD-OH
COM-[,AED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
ME D I LUM
SLAAUtGH-TER SHEEP AND LAIBS: .
LAMBS (90J# ON) GD-CH
LAS MED I UM
(ALL vITs) COMrAMAON.
YRLG WETH.ERS*.0' I 0), MED-OH-
EWES: (90- MED-CH
LIO-I 5L) MED-CH
LL WTS O CULL-COM


5.50-
4.l2
3.0


1.75-


O's-
3.25
6.25
6.25
6.25
6.


fo

2:05






2.85


59:.5 '58


~: ~:


$
6.35-
.635-

5*00-
6.00-
5.78.-
5. 94-&


825-






.500-
!ifl-.







3iE)o


6.60 *--6.5 6.50-6.06
6.60 6.1 10- 6.25 6.50- 6.60
6.55 6.(5.0- 6.20 6.45-..:-j,60
6535 "5;,.55 6; 2-UU 6.45.y: ,... o.

5.75 4.35- 5.10 4.90-9: 540
6.35 5.75- 6.25 6.25- Q.40
26-- 5.7 22 I0-. iO*981
24rl- 5,77- 222P^ 6.10- 2CW&


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4o8 .4 0 r-
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.8.25-
7.00-
75-
1 50-
.25-
*75-


7.05
7.58
2.25
1 50


4:88:
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1.25-
, 50-


8o75

500
6725
2,00
.75
1.25


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I .50-
1.00-
o50-


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225
20'25
1 .75
S.25


S/8/31 RP
2:00 P.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAULJ OF AGRICULTURAL. ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE


2)7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH. TEXAS


TELEPHONE:: 6-.2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY JUNE.9, I9351 :
*.' .^ .
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11 :00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
SKANSAS CITY
C04 CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMIAHA
"0 S OUx CITY
S-T. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
W I CHI TA
DENVER
TOTAL .. I| MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO ,11 MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


CATTLE CALVE-S
2,000 .500
2,500 -500
T,000 3,000
3,000 2,500
7;000 300
500 300
4i500 -200
I ,200 300
1,700 2,000
500 -200
.850 s 1-00
30"750. 9io00
25,250 8,750
73,950 20,750
69,000 17,G50


HbGS
.400
5,500
2,; 000
1 2,500
II ;000
*800
8'. 000
8,000
51-000
6i 000
I ,40o
2, 00
.74 60
71 200
169 800
174 100


SH EEP
3,500

7,000
I 0oo000
6: 00
6,000
S6,500
500
4.7 800'
,4*JO0:


HOLDOVER


6 ,000


HOGs
DinECT*
5024
.840
3,000
'500


TH flu


700


200


58 600 .*APPROXIMATE .NUMBER OF
636.00 DI'RECTAND Th-U HOGS
136,200-INCLUDED IN THE DAYtS
157, I100 "ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


ACTU/
TOTAL
PACKE

rFT.WC
FT.WC


FORT WORTH RECEIPrTS,. SHIPMENTS AND' PACKER PURCHASE-S, MONDAY.. JUNE 8. l93l
CAtTLE CALVES Hos SEEP
^L RECEIPTS 3;821 1-694 1;156 9,591
. SHIPMENTS 1,050 556 -- 3,088
:R PURCHASES .. 1348 I ,09 1,043 5,309

)RTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY, WK AGO. .-, 135 47.5 784 15,609.
)RTH AGTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGo. I|5't 682 739 4,537


1 FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY JUNE 9, 1931
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS ANDSALES REPORTED UP T. 1:00 P;Mi)l

CATTLE; AN ACTIVE DEMAND AND FIRM TO HIGHER PRICES WERE FEATURES OF THE
CATTLE TRADE HERE TODAY. GRASO SLAUGHTER-STE.ER$ PREDOMINATED IN THE
SHORT RECEIPTS AND MADE A GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE AT ADVANCE'S OF I5 TO 25- CENTS* FAT
YEARLINGS WERE 'IN LIGHT SUPPLY AND MOVED AT PRICES' ABOUT .$TEADY.. SHE-tTOCK AND
LOW-CUTTERS RULE' D.0 TO 15 CENTS HIGHER'ANr) HAP.LY- EI'OUGH, BULLS'W IE RnECELVED TO
TEST VALUES* YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR TOTALS OF ONLY 2,000 CATTLE AND 500 CALVES.
ORDERING BUYERS PUR"CHASED'MOST OF THE GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS FROF $4.10
Te $5.25, LATTER 'PRICE TAKING SOME HEAVY STEERS, AND SOME .'2-YEAR--OLD STEERS BROUGHT
$5.60. A FEW GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEArLINGS SOLD UP TO $7.10 AND CARLOTS OF SLAUGHTERt
YEARLINGS RANGED FROM $6.00 TO ^6.65, WITH BUTCHER HEIFERS AROUND $5.50. SOME GOOD
FAT COWS WERE RE!'ORTED FROM $4.00 TO $4,.25, WITH BUTCHER HEI FERS SELLING AROUND
$3.25. SALES OF STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS WERE MADE.UP TO $2.50.
SCARCITY OF STOCK CATTLE PREVENTED ANYTHING LIKE A FAIR TEST OF
VALUES IN THIS DIVISION OF THE MARKET. No CARLOT BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED ON COUNTRY
ACCOUNT AND TRADE PRESENTED A NOMINAL APPEARANCE, ..
SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED STEADY. QUALITY OF THE RUN WAS MOSTLY PLAIN
AND UNATTRACTIVEo A FEW GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES MOVED AT $6.50, WITH SOME MIXED
WEIGHTS AT $6.00. CULL SORTS SOLD MOSTLY AT $3.00.


HOGS:

DI RECT TO


LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS FOR TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 400 HEAD, BUT
THIS ESTIMATE PROVED LIGHT AS MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 241 HEAD
PACKERS AND ABOUT 300 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED.


REPORTS FROM NORTHERN MARKETS SHOWED.WEAK TO LOWER HOG PRi CES, BUT.
LOCAL BUYERS WERE OUT EARLY AND BOUGHT THE LIMITED SUPPLY AT PRICES STRONG TO
10 CENTS HIGHER. PACKERS PAID $6,35, THE DAYS TOP, FOR, A FEW LOTS OF TRUCK HOGSt
AND MOST OF THE'BETTER GRADESOF I 70 TO 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $6.25 AND
$6.,0. PACKING SOWS SOLD'STEADY, MOSTLY AT $4.75 AND $5.00.

SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB SUPPLIES FELL OFF CONSIDERABLY, COMPARED TO RE-
CENT TUESDAY RECEIPTS, AND TODAY tS ESTIMATE CALLED FOR ONLY' 35,500
HEAD. ONLY 14 DECKS WERE OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECT I ON, THESE INCLUDING PRACTICALLY
NO CHOICE OFFER NGS. -PACKERS WERE VERY BEARISH AND EARLY BIDS WERE FULLY 50 CENTS
LOWER THAN YESTERDAYtS DECLINE. MORNING SALES RULED FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER AND SOME
SALES OF FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS APPEARED 50 CENTS LOWER. MOST 0,F THE FAT LAMBS SQL
AT $5.00.AND $5,50 AND TWO DECKS OF STRICTLY GOOD FAT.LAMBS SOLD AT $5.75. MEDIUM
TO GQ,OD FAT YEARLINGS MOVED AT $4.75 AND $5.00 AND TWO-YEA--OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD UP
TO $3,25,. AGED FAT WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT $1.50 AND LESS AND GOATS SOLD UP TO
$1 .50.



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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK M!AARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY -dUNE 9, 191-
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE:, VERY GLOW, FEW LIGHT YEARLINGS AND SPECIALTY OFFERINGS SOLD EARLY ABOUT
STEADY; GENERAL MARKET FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS EASING OFF, WEAK TO 250,
MOST BIDS AROUND 2.'5 LOWER; YEARLING HEIFERS WEAKENING AFTER STEADY OPENING;. BUTCHER
STOCK ABOUT STEADY ALTHOUGH LOW-GRADE COWS ON WEAK SIDE OWING TO GRASSY CONDITION;
BULLS j*0 TO 15 HI(GHE,; VEALERS STRONG; LONG YEARLINGS TOPPED AT $8.90, SEVERAL,
SALES e~8.00 TO' .)850; VE'Y LiTLY DONE ON WEIGHTY BEEVES, FEW EARLY SALES 7.75
DOWiWARD, MEDIUM WEIGHTS TO G-,' ; MOST YEARLING HEIFERS $7.50 TO $8.25, EW HELD
HtGHERI BULK FAT COWS y5.00 T( --00; PRACTICAL TOP WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS .4.t'u0;
MAJORITV 11 5 TO 130:' VEALER S .C TO $39,50., .. '
HOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE. S,,TEADY TO 'I00 LOWER THAN MONDAy1'S AVERAGE' HEAVY .
BUTCHER AND PACKING `(.WV SHOWING MOST DECLINE; 'GOOD tO CHO)Ot 1 70 TO .250jj
'EIGHTS $6.35 TO ,3.50, TOP 6o5 FOR CHOICE 200 TO ?2. WEIGHTS FW 260 TO 3259
.00 TO 6.; GOo TO CHOICE j4.0 Tn 170# $6.25 TO 6.40, FE 6.50; PIGS MOSTLY
$S.O TO 6.25, PLAIN KINDS c -/5 DOWN; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY .5400 TO ,$6.35, SMOOTH
LIGHT WEIGHTS TO V s.50 AND A3OV.,o '
SEEEP: "EARLY MARKET WEAK TO 25( LOWER, DECLI NE LARGELY ON LAMBS' ALL CLASSES AT
NEW LOWS FOR THE SEASON; GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EWES AND WETHCI. LAMBS
MOSTLY $8.00 TO $8.75 TO PACKERS, FV $8,85A AND $9 00 TO OUTSIDERS, SOME HEL HiGH
3 LOADS IDAHOS UNSOLD; DRY-FED Y'EARLINC.S t 6.,00 TO ,7.00; FEW FAT EWES $1.50 TO $2.
KANSAS 01TY MARKET--I 1:00 A.M ?
CATTLE% FED STEERS AND YEARL-iNG'S STRONG TO 25'. HIGHER; \C T1VE TRADE ON LIGHT
----- WEIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS; SHE--STOCK STEADY TO 25 HIGHER; BULT5, VEAL-
ERS AND CALVES F'tUVY STEADj.: STrCKERS .AND FEEDERS SCARCE- FIRM; CHOICE 737T.MI XCD
yEARLINGS -8.0;" ,IOADS 107(3 STE*E.S 68 5)0; BULK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS 6. 5, TO
38.00; MOST FAT YEALINGS .O TO 8,00; CHOICE HEAVY STEERS HELD AROUND 80;
BUTCHER CO1S 3.75 TO r.7o; LOW'-CUTTERSAND CUTT rs2,'0(T TO $3',25; MEDIUM BULLS
UPWARD TO @3,75; GOOD to CHOI-CE VEALERS $700 ,TO 0ce ON 2 TO
HOGS: gENERAL TRADE AROUND 5 LOW57' THAN MONDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP $6.20 ON 200 TO
--21;BULK,250 TO 30C4 )6.00 TO b| so- S $4.35 TO $5.001, FEW AT
5.|0; PIGS STEADY, $5.7.5 TO 56.25S
HEEP: LAMBS AND YEALLLNGS 25 TO 50. LOWER; ODDOH' E SEP AOU T STEADY; TOP
-..--. NATI VELAr,-3S U(7(75o B BETTER GRADES MOSTLY o7.00 TO, g7.5; |.DAHOS HELD. ABOVE
5, BE T T CR GrA8CS MOSTLY ,EP~U
$8.25; FED TEXAS YEARLINGS 55.'5 TO T6o)., OTHERS $4.-50 TO $4D.SH."A
NATIONAL 'T0OCKVARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I 0:0r A.M.
CATTLE:; STEERS -I1N LIGHT SUPPLY' A FEW DEALS STEADY AT $7.,50 .TO $8.25, INCLUDES
------ LOAD 1 CHOICE CAT 8.00; MIXED YEAPLINGS AND HEIFERS STEADY TO SHADE
HIGHER, FAT KINDS $7.r00 TO p8.00, TOP HEIFERS 8.50;- VEALERS 25 LOWER AT. L,
OTHER CLASSES qTEASY WITH LESS ACTION THAN YESTERDAY; COWS $4.00 TO $5.00; LOW-"
CUTTERS $2.50 TO, 3.00; MEDIUM BULLS 3.75.
HOGS: SLOW, EARLY SALS WEK. 1 |,, L WER THAN BEST TIME MONDAY* TOP 6Q.60 WITH
"--- .. MOST HOGS OF Io5 TO 5- AT ,AN,.50b. MD.IM F.LESHtD DESCRIPTIONS
IN THE WEIGHT RANGE NOTED. AT $6. &. AND 5.o0U; IOU TO I4O U ,.-15 TO 6.rU0; SOWS
LARGELY $5.OOTO $5,25.o
SHE.EP3 MARKET NOT ESTAB WISHED; LI BERAL OFFERING OF LAMBS MEETING 500 LOWER BIDS
FROM PACKERS OF $8.00 DOWN; NO EARLY SALES '
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY -E. ST.LOU IS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS: (SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
= ROASTING PIGS XCLUDED)
LT LT 40^)SO-3' GD-oH $ 6.10- 6.35
L T 't )0- t8- 0 D-CH 6.20- 6.35
.3-G On-CH 625- 6.J5
N4ED 'T wO-23Th: Go-CH S.?5 6.65
220-2 50" GD-CH 6.15- 6.30
HVY WT 250-90 GD-OH 5.90-o 6"20
290-350),' GD-CH 5.40- 6.L0
PKG SOWS 2 00 E,,:ED-GD 4.50- 5.
SLAUGHTER oIGOrS ( LOO- ,3(;) G3C -"H
FDR &STKn .PlGS 7O-.I 0" ) GD-CH -
AV COST & WT MO'N. PIGS EXCL) 6.18- 20),
SLAUGHTER CA:TTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600.-900:!) CHOI CE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMIPON
STEERS (900-1 10|) 2H.,OICE
.* GOOD
MEDIUM
S0 M0MON
STEERS (1I100-1300ik) SHOICE
GOOD

'lMEDIUM
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HE IFERS (~550~-850) CH^?IC
(O O N
M.EDI UM
QOMMIION
Cows: CUHI CE
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Cows: "OD
0OM-MED
LO W CUT-CuT
BULLS(YRLG EXOL) QD-o-CH(BEEFC
0U3--COM-M0ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED COH
M.lEDI UM
CULL-COM
CALVES (2550- 50 GD-OH
0GM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS 5n0S80G f G-OCH
STEERS (800--105r) GD-OH
QOM-MED
HEI FERS CO: D- C H,

Cows -.0M-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GP-H0
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP \ND LAMBS:
LAMB3S: (0 O'.DN DMGo.- OHC
ALL \yTc). MLL-OM
YRLG WET: E7`S : IN E, MED-CH
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SR. SAWYER, A-CTING. LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


S/9/31 RP
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U.-


UNITED STATES DErARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
DUrEAU OF AG RICULTUJRA., ECONOMICS-
MUARKET NI'CS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK. EXCHANGE,


FORT V0RTH, TEXAS "


- TELEPHONE: .6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKETT RETORT 'VE"DNNESDAY JUNE 1:0, .193.


TODAY ESTIMATED RECEI PTS OF L.I VE:-.STO'CK AT -ELEVEN ,MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP fOL-DOVIR


FORT NORTH
KANSAS CITY
CH I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA "
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CtTY
ST. JOSEPH .
ST, PAUL
'VI CH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,! 1 MARKETS
To DATE THIS 'WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


2;200
4, 00
11 ;000
1 ,800
8 000
400
3,;000
I1 ,500
2,C200
S400
2,000


37; 000
28 ;.150
110,950
97,150

SHIPMENTS


.400
-800
3, 000
1 ,500 .
300 -
200
100
300
2,800
300
1 50
0;850.
9,075 -
30,600
a26,725


-200 6,500
5,000 8,000
13,000 12,000
9,000 3,500
11,000 8,000
700 |,100
6,500 2,500
3,500 6,000
9,000 1 ,700
I ,700 700
S 1,IOO 3,600
65;6D0 553,600
67,400 57;600
235,400 188,800
-241 ,.5-00 214,700


7,000


HOGS
DI RECT*

*700
4,000
I ,OO


IH RU"



50o


*APPROXI MATE N4JMBER OF
DIRECT \ND THRU HOGS-
INCLUDED IN THE DAYI S
E-STIMATED RCE.I PTS.,


AND PACKER FUR.CHASE., TUESDAY, JUNE_ 9., 1-993


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
-ACKER PURCHASES';

FT,.WORTH ACTUAL ,',EDNESDAY',VK AGO
FT,WVORTH ACTUAL ,IEDNESDAYSYR AGO


CATTLE
.2,100
I1,053
"71 6

91,528.
2,48G
up^l


CALVES.: H'OGS
S 701.,- ,' 535
407
505 435

284 157
731 1 ,301


S. *FORT.'VORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY:- JUNE. 10, 13. 3 1

(BASED ON.tARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 .M.)

CATTLE: StrEADY PRICES WERE MAINTAINED IN MOST DIVISIONS OF THE CATTLE TRAOE
.HERE TODAY, ALTHOUGH *SOME WEAKNESS AND SMALL DECLINE WERE SHOWN IN
THE MARKET FOR WEIGHTY, SHORT-FED STEERS. *" 'THE PLAINER GRADES OF GROSSERS SOLD
MOSTLY D-URI.N: .IO, I NtG "7OUNB S, Wt TH EV-REAt. LOACMO'V I NIG Oi:H.I PPER: ACCOUNTS, '
SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMED BIG BULK OF, THE DAYS CATTLE SUPPLY, POSTED AT 2,200 HEAE>.
-. *,* ..
A CA-LOT SALES .oF GRAS SLAUGHTER STrEE WERE:RE.'RTED FROM $4.4.r TO
,4 75.-AND SHORT-F-D STEERS WERE' LISTED AROUND $52,5 TO $5.50. Two LOADS OF GOOD
,,Tw o LOADS0OFE G6004
TWO--YEAR--OLD FED STE10 RS THE BEST LIGHT WEIGHTS ON SALE, BROUGHT 6.00 OFFERING
OF DESIRABLE FAT YEARLY N.GS WERE LIMITED TO ONE STRAIGHT CARLOT AND OCCASIONAL
SORTS* THE'STRAIGHT LOAD OF THESE CATTLE GRADED GOOD, AVERAGED 630 POUNbS AND SOLD
AT $7,35. A LIMITED AMOUNT ?F BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN MEDIUM CRARES AROUND AND
UNDER $6.00, INCLUDING SORTS OF BUTCHER HE-IFEERS UNDER $5.00:
TRADE IN FAT COWS CArRIED A CARLOT TOP OF" 4.00 AND BUTCHER COW8
MOVED MOSTLY AROUND $,)3.00 TO $3.35. SOME. CUTTERY TY.PE4S CHANG-ED HANDS FROM 2.-50 .TO
$2.75 -AND LOW-CUTTERS SOLD AROUND $2.00, AS ON-" MOST DAYS RECENTLY. NO SALES OF
CONSEQUENCE WE'RE M'.ADE IN 3ULLS, AS SUCH CATTLE WERE PRACTICALLY LACKI'N'O' IN THE
DAYS RECEIPTS.

A FAIR DEMAND EXIqTED ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT FOR STOCK STEERS AND YEAR-
LINGS, ALTHOUGH QUALITY OFFERINGS WERE VERY SCARCE. ,vELL-BRED STOCK STEER YEARLINGS
WERE NOMINALLY LISTED AROUND 6.00 TO TS.s57 ANr D SOME PLAIN, LIGHT W EIGHT STOCK
STEERS MOVED OUT AROUND $A.00..' .. '
TRADE IN SLAUGHTER" CALVES A'ND VEALERS RULED ACTIVE AT FULLY .STEADY
RATES. SOME GOOD STRONG WEIGHT AND HEAVY *FAT CALVES-SOLD FROM '$5,. 75.TO 6G50 AND,
ONE LOAD OF HEAVY FAT -RAHMAS.,.B BROUGHT $5.50. THE BETTER GRADES OF VEALERS MOVED
FROM $)3.85 TO $7,2P, ONE LOAD AT THE LATTER PRICE. CULL SORTS AND -IRANNIES1 WERE
REPORTED USUALLY AT "3.00


HOGS:
FOR THE OPEN


ONLY -200 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED'FOR TODAYtS LOCAL TRADE. MORNING
ARRIVALS INCLUDED ABOUT 140 TRUCK HOGS AND A SHORT LOAD OF RAIL HOGS
MARKET.I, K'


THE SHORT RECEIPTS MADE A GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE AT PRICES FULLY
STEADY WITH THOSE "AID TUESDAY. THE DAYS TOP OF $635 WAS. PA I D IN BOTH THE RAIL
AND TRUCK SECTIONS*. SMALL KILLERS BOUGHT THE SHORT LOAD" OF GOOD BUTCHERS,AVERAGING
AROUND 2?0 POUNDS, AT i'6,35 AND MOST OF THE IrIGHT AND M,4EDIUM WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS
An"UN 0() ON S A) ,'S- MOKIO
MOVED FROM $,.5;TO P3, LATTER PRICE TRUCK ,HOG. TOP ON PACKER ACCOUNT BACKING
SOWS WERE REPORTED UPr T .500, ABOUT STEADY,. .

SH EEF: SHEEP AND'LAMB RECEI PTS HERE- TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 6,500
HEAD PUT MlORNING ARRIVALS PROVED LESS THAN THE ESTIMATE. P.ST PF
THE SUPPLY MOVED EARLY. AT FULLY STEADY PRICES. "PACKERS. BOUGHT FAT LAMBS FROM 4.50
TO .5.75, LATTER PRICE 'PAID FOR CARLOT SHIPMENTS OF STRICTLY Gn'OD GRADES. FAT'YEAR-
LINGS SOLD AT c AND $5.2 AND MOSTOnF THE TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS BROUGHT
$3.25. AGED FAT WET'lERS" SOLD AT A POPULAR PRICE OF $ .50.,





5/10/31 RP
2:00 ,.M. (SEE, OTHER SIDE)


SHEEP
3,769
1 ,4583


10,996
3,725


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A AGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK M MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY JUNE 10, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE, FEW GOOD AND CHOICE YEARLINGS, BOTH STEERS AND HEIFERS, MOSTLY ON OUTSIDE
ACCOUNT AROUND STEADY; GENERAL MARKET VERY SLOW, HOWEVER, BIDDING QUITE
FREELY; MOSTLY WEAK TO 250 LOWER ON BULK STEERS; YEARLINGS AND FAT SHE-STOCK; FEW
SALES MEDIUM AND WEIGHTY. STEERS.WEAK TO 15t LOWER; BEST YEARLINGS BID $8.75; ,EAERS
OPENING STEADYJ LATER BIDS OFF 2 AND MORE* BULLS GENERALLY STEADY; CHOICE |0
,TEERS,. 5 9E$tBL SALES MEDIUM WEIGHTS $7.50 TO 800 WITH BULK UPPER CRUST YEAR"
LINGS $,.UU TO 8.-5 THIS RANGE INCLUDING HEIFERS SIMILAR GRADE BIDDING MOSTLY
4.5 TO $5.50 ON FAT COWS; BULK WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS $4.15 TO $4.35; VEALERS LARGE-
LY $8.50 TO $9.50. :
4OGS: MARKET OPENES SLOW, STEADY TO WEAK; PIGS AND LIGHT LIGHTS OCCASIONALLY 5 T
|L 0<^ LOWER; LATER TRADE ACTIVE. FULLY STEADY.WTH TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; PAQ-
iNG SOWS'STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE 180 TO 250q $o,0 TO $6.50, TOP $6.55; 260 TO 3001s
6.15"TO $6.40, FEVW TO t6.50; CHOICE 388f 5.85; GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 1.70 $6. I5 TO
$6.40; PIGS $6.00 TO $,625, PLAIN KINDS .5585 DOWN; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $5.00 TO
5#35, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.60,
SHEEP: GENERAL MARKET FULLY STEADY, SPOTS STRONG TO SHADE HIGHER THAN TUESDAY18
LOW TIME; GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE LAMBS ACTIVE AT $8.00 TO v9.QO, OUTSIDE
PRICE 0A1iD BY CITy 3UTCHERS; BUCKS MOSTLY .7.00 TO 58.00, THROWOUTS $6.00 AND $650;
3- LOADS AROUND 76I IDAHO LAMBS $9.00 AND $9.T0. LIGHTLY SORTED; CHOICE YEARLINGS
BID $6.75; MOST FAT EWES 1l.50 TO R2.00, FEW $2.25.
"' KANSAS CITY MARKET-- I I : 00 A.M.
CATTLE: LIGHT MIXED YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS NOT AS ACTIVE AS TUESDAY BUT MCBSTLY
1'-9 STEADY; FED STEERS AND LONG YEARLINGS OPENING SLOW, UNEVENLY STEADY TO
2& LOWERo i lTTLE INTEREST SHOWN EARLY IN HEAVY STEERS; SEVERAL LOADS CHOICE AROUND
I5P0 TO IbOU# WEIGHTS OFFERED; GENERAL QUALITY OF STEERS IMPROVED OVER TUESDAY;
COWS, BULLS, VEALERS AND CALVE LITTLE CHANGED; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY;
CHOICE 10,5# YEARLING STEERS 8525; YEARLING HEIFERS $8.35; BULK FED STEERS AND YEAR-
LINGS ELIGIBLE TQ SELLAROUND1 6.50 TO $8.00, LOAD HEAVY OKLAHOMA COWS $5.15, BULK
BUTCHER COWS A4,0 4TO 475,STRONG WEIGHT MEDIUM BULLS UPWARD TO Q3.75, GOOD TO
CHOICE VEALERS n ,000 TO S.900
HOGS: MOSTLY STEADY TOSTONG WITH TUESDAy AVERAGE POT 1 HIGHER; TOP
; 620 ON | TO 2109I BULK 160 TO .4Q# ,00 TO ,30; FEW 350 TO
5,90 TO.$595 SOWs STEA.DY, 54.35 TO 5.00, FEW 5, 10; PIGS STEADY, $5,75 TO c).25,
SHEP: KILLING CLASSES GENERALLY STEADY, PRACTICAL TOP NATIVE LAMBS .$7.50,
E-A- TT RGo G^DES MOSTLY $.UO TO $7,50, TEXAS LARGELY $6P. Q $b.; TEXAS
YEARLINGS $5 TO UR50, FEW 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS $3.00, WETHERS $f.0UU
rATIONAL STOCYARDS (E,ST.LOUIS) MARKET-9;55 A.M.'
CATTLE: TRADING SLOW, PACKERS ACTING BEARISH TOWARD STEERS, MOST MIXED YEARLINGS
SAND y41I ERS AND ALL COWS WITH A FEW STRICTLY LIGHT WEIGHT MIXED YEARLINGS
STEADY, A FEW 387); MEDIUM BULLS 250 LOWER FOR THE WEEK, TOP $400; GOOD AND CHOICE
VEALERS 250 HIGHER AT ?8.25; NOT ENOUGH DEALS OF OTHER CLASSES WORTH MENTIONING;
STEERS IN LIGHT SUPPLY. "
HOGS: GENERALLY ACTIVE AT STEADY TO STRONG PRICES, SPOTS UP 50WITH'PGS AND
LIGHT LIGHTS 5 TO 0I HIGHER XTAN TESPAx WS STD. TOP F QPAI D
MORE FREELY THAN TESDAY WITH BULK OF 50 TQ 2 ,50 o. 6. AND #.55, MOSTLY 5;
100 TO l40 $6.25 TO G6.50; sows MOSTLY 5.,00 TO $5.25.
SHEEP: SLOW, FEW EALY SALES TO BUTCHERS STEADY AT $8.25; INDICATIONS AROUND
S----- TEADY ON BALANCE OF RUN; NOTHING DONE IN SHEEP; PRACTICALLY ENTIRE SUPPLY
CONSISTING OF NATIVE LAMBS.


FORT WORTH
oE~SE
HOGS: SO FT OR ILY HOGS AND
--- OASTI NG PIG EXCLUDED)
LT LT ,40-,i60 GD-OH $ 6!.1-- 6,w
L T VT C. 60-,LS9 '. D-CH 6 2U. 6
s8091-20L GD-CH 6. 35
MED 1'VT P -: -8H
.kr .1B Il L @D

HVY WT I,50-290 GD-CH 520- 2
PKG Sows .475-5-0 I ED,-QD 4,50- 5.0
29 -3 (1 WAGD CH 50.450-bY
SLAUGHTER IGS d Q CHDO HOkaimso -
FDR &STKR PIGScW-lS4U) (D-C -
Av COST & WT.TUES(IIGS EXCL.) 620- 21|
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900r) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (900-I1 I o) 08IC
; MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (I|00-I300,) OHQICE
,~~EDIM
STEERS (1300-1500-) !HOIC
GOOD
HEIFERS (55 0-850^) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
GOOD
CMEl iIU
COWS: 8H CE
~~OOM -MED
SLo CUT-CUT
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) D-CH(BEEF,
u QUT-Cor -ME6
VEALERS (MILK-FEDU .GD-OH
MEDImUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-5-00.#) GD-CH
MIM-MED
FOR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-8OO) GD-CH
COr"-MED
STEERS (800-I050i-,) GD-CH
C M--,ED
HEIFERS: CD-H
Covi-MgD
cows: "o-0H
COW: COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G--C
"- ,.E D IUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMS: .U
LAMBS: (9C0 ON) GD-CH
MED1 UM
(ALL T) .COMMON
YRLG WETHERS- I 109)MED-CH.
EW CO'Dn ) rMED-UH
(ALL 'WTS) CULL-COM
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UNITED STATES DErARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT ". THURSDAY-- JUNE 11, 1 931.
... TODAY ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK A.T' EiEVEN MARKETS.


(11:00 A.MCENTRAL T'ME)"'


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
OH I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
QMAH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
'STV.' PAUL
WI CH I TA
DENVER. ... "
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
0NI WEEK AGO, 11 'MARKETS
TO DATE THIS WEEK '
SAME PERIOD LAST '.WEEK


CATTLE C0L.VES
2600 400
2;000 -500
5 000 3,000
2,000 1,000
3200 '200
300 200
1,000 100
1,200 200
2,000 '1,800
.300 .100
.625 7,5
20,225 7i575
23, 800 7,400
131,1 '75 38,175
.120,950 34,125


. Hops.
S 500
3,000
'19;000
S6,000
9.9 000 .1.
S '500.,
5,500
3;000.
5,500'
' 1,100
1.9100
1,900,
55,000
* 6^,000
290,400
304,500


.SHEEP HoLDOVER Dir'ECTrTHnU.


3 500.
6,000
13 000
3,500
S7;,00o
40
54,008
5300,
40q
223
43,222
,59 5-50
V33 ,022
274,.056


3,000


*261
14
4300


700 ,
' '


: 300 .

*ArPnOXI MATE NUMBER OF
DIP EC7 AND THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED '.IN"THE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTSo


FORT ^JOrTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER .FURCHAtES; WEDNESDAY _JUNE I 0, 1931


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT,WORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY ,WK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUALTHURSDAY,YR AGO


CATTLE CALVES
2-27- --,521
1.,025 : 17

2,921 6 64
I,727 813.


"HOGS SH.E:EP
l '*16,0 6;668
-- : 2,625
3Q 5'l 79

4534 i0,642
:418 1 l729


*' ; I :
... FORT ',WORTH L I VE9TOCK MARKET THURSDAY JUNE. I 1-931 .
(BASED ON MARKET 'CONDITIONS AN.4 SALES, REPORTED UP TO':00 P.M.)

CATTLE: DULLNESS DOMINATED TRADE IN PTIACTI C'ALLY ALL CLASSES OF CATTLEA9D A D
CALVES HERE TODAY AND BI DS39, IN' MOST* CASES, INDICATED A DOWNWARD ..
TREND TO VALUES. SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMED FULLY 75 PE'R CENT OF TH.' DAYtS CATTLE
r-CE'IPTS AND TH-E O.FFERI.NGS OF THIS CLASS INCLUDED SEVERAL SHIPMENTS OF STRONG'
WEIGHT STEERS THAT HAD DE'N C'AKED.ON-GRASS. BEARI'SH. DEMAND- CENTYEED ON .IHES.E SHORT-,
FED 'STEERS, LISTED IN THE $5.00 RANGE AND THE MARKET WAS SCHEDULED FOR A 'LATE 'AFTER
NOON MOVEM4 ENT AT LEVELS AROUND'25 CENTS LOWER; THE'PLAIN R GRADES OF GRASS SLAUGHTER
STEER$, RANGING FROM4 $4. D1 5 TO' AOUND .$4.75, .HELD ABOUTST.EACDV ,' ..... .

MORNING SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE LIMITED TO A 6-CAR STRING OF
LITTLE MEXICAN CATTLE AT $4, 5 'AND SOMIt MEDIUM WEIGHT GRASPERS 'AT $4.40. No SALES ,
OF FED STEERS WERE MADE DURING THE FOR'tNOON '
SL'AU-GHTER YEARLINGS DREW BI DS THAT WERE NO'T FAR FROM STEADY, BUT
BUTCiER AND BEEF COWkS RULED WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWER, CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS REMAINING
UNCHANGED. SOME DESIRABLE FAT YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AROUND $7.00 TO $7.35 AND
MOST OF THE FAT COWS HAD TO SELL IN THE $3.00 RANGE. BUTTERY TYPES MOVED IN SORT
LOTS FROM $2.50 TO 2.75 AND LOW-CUTTER'S FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $2.00. ONE LOAD,, OF
WEIGHTY BULLS AT $2.40 APPEARED STEADY* .
O rING TO THE SLAUGHTER CONSIST OF MOST OF THE'CATTLE SHOWN, VERY
LI TTLE DUSTNESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOCKERS ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT. A RATHER NARROW DE-
MAND FOR STOCKERCAND FEEDERS WAS SUGGESTED DY SLACK INQUIRY.
SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS MOVED RATHER SLOWLY AT PRICES 25 CENTS
OR MORE LOWERS SPOTS STEADY ON GOOD VEALERS. 'A FEW SALES OF GOOD VEALERS WERE RE-
PORTED FROM $p.00 TO $7086 AND WEIGHTY CALVES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND.$6.00,
INCLUDING CULL SORTS AT A POPU1,.AR PRICE OF $3.00. ..

HOGS: L'IMrTED SUPPLIES'OF' TRUCK HOGS HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT PRICES
5 C.. CENTS HIGHER 'THAN'THOSE PAID YESTERDAY. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS
OFFERED. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT. ,,500 HEAD ING.LUpED .261# HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, AND
ABOUT 160 TRUCK HOGS* THE DAY''S TOP OF S.40 WAS PAID. .By PACKERS. AND SMALL KILLERS
FOR' BULK OF THE GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO' .40--POUI*D TRUCK HOGS, OTHER TRUCK HOG"' SALES
WERE' REPORTED AT $S,335 AND LESS. AFEWPACKING SOWS MOVED AT4$5.00 OR STRC.JG.

SHEEP: COMPARATIVELY LIGHT SUPPLIES OF SHE.P AND LAMBS, ABOUT 3,500 'HEAD,'
AWERE OFFERED HERE TODAY* ARRIVALS INCLUDED 22 DECKS RECEIVED--Y RAIL
AND AO30UT 700 HEAD' YTRnuCK& FAT, LAMBS AN-4.YEA LINGS PREDOMINATED IN THE .DAYts,SUP-
PLY,.' THE BETTER GRADES MOVED' EARLY AT UNCHANGED PRlICES, 'FAT" LAMBS..SOLD FROM.$5,OQ
TO $5.75 AND MOST OF THE FAT YEARLI.N&S DROUGHT $5.00 AND $525., TWO-YEAR-OLP'F'AT:
WETHERS WERENE REPORTED 4T $3.25- ANrD AGED FAT WETHERS AT $1.500 HALF-FAT, OF FRI NGS ,
WERE HARD TO SELL :EVEN AT ,LOWER PR I CE LEVELS. ,,. ..,,. ,:
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AOZ #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MtIARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY JUNE 1t, 1931.1
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
BATTLE: ACTIVE, FED STEEPS AND YEARLINGS AND FAT SHE-STOCK STRONG TO MOSTLY 15 TO
25- HIGHER, LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS STRONG; DESIRABLE LIGHT VEALERS STEADY
BUT WEIGHTY KINDS SOWING GRASS 5$ OR MORE LOWER; ULL STRONG; LONG YEARLING
STEERS SCALING IU0.W3 TOPPED AT 880; 3 BEEVES $8.50;. BULK FED STEERS AND YEAR-
LING8 ELIGILETO 725 TO 8.2; MOST FAT COW $500 TO $5.75, FEW CHOICE ABOVE
ELO LE $%.25 TQ .V2;)$575A
$.00; LOW-CUTTERS AROUND $2.75 TO $3 ANDSTONG WEIGHT CUT TO $3ONG HTCTTESTO $"3.75 AND
BETTER., WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS LARGELY $4. 5 TO $4.35; GOOD' AND CHOICE VEALERS SCAL-
ING 140# DOWN AT $8.50 TO $. 50
NOGS:' MARKET ACTIVE. l5 TO 25( HIGHER THAN WEDNECDAYISAVERAGg* PACKING SOWS UN-
.. "EVENLY 10'TO _5_ HIGHER; GOOD TO CHOICE |80 TO 50 6.5 TO S6*75, FEW
6.80. EXTREME. TOP 6.85 FOR CHOICE 230 TO 24/; .26Q TO'300 6.35 TO $6065;.1i._TO
3506 6.00 TO $6r.130 GOOD TO CHOICE |40 TO |7f G.40 TO 1665; PIGS MOSTLY $6.15 TO
o 50, PLAIN KINDS $6.00 DOWN;. PACKING SOWS $5. 1 0 TO $5.50, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO
5.70 AND A,3BOVE..-' .0.
HEEP: STRICTLY A TWO-WAY MARKET EARLY; BETTER GRADE LAMBS STRONG TO 25 HIGHER,
S QUALITY CONSIDERED; OTHER GRADES AND CLASSES WEAK TO LOWER; SHIPPERS BUY-
ING CHOICE LAMBS AND LIGHT WEIGHT EWES; GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE LAMBS $8.25 TO $9U009
MdSTLY; 3 LOADS SR,,TLY CHOICE AROU D 78#.LDA6OS $9.50 TO PACKERS; NATI'VEgUgCS
MdSTLY $7.. 5 TO ,W)001 THROWOUTS $5.*u0 TO $b.O, GOOD TO CHOICE YEARLINGS $.5
LIGHT WEIGHT EWVES $2.00 AND $E225, HEAVIES MOSTLY $1.50 DOWN.
KANSAS CITY MARKET-I I:00 A.M.
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE FAIRLY ACTIVE, FULLY STEADY, SOME STRENGTH ON
STEERS V DEALERS AND CALVES ST .ADY; STICKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, LITTLE ..
CHANGED; CHOICE 23. YEARLING HEERS $8.25A LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS $8.00- BU.
STEERS OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND $ .O0 TO $7.50, TEXAS CAKE-FEDS WEIGHING !1' AND
J365# AT $6.70 AND $6.75; GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS $7.00 TO $8.00; BULK BUTCHER cows
$4.00 TO $5.00; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $2.00 TO $3.50.
HOGS: ACTIVE, 20 TO MOSTLY 250 HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE. PRACTICAL TOP
--- $6.45"ON 180 TO 230#;;SMALL LOT $6.50; BULK 150 TO 350# $6.20 TO $6.45;
sows $4.65 TO $5.35, STAGS $4.75 AND DOWN; PIGS $6.00 TO $6.50.
SHEEP: KILLING CLASSES STEADY TOP NATIVE LAMBS $7.75, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7.00
-- .. TO $(750, TEXAS LAMBS ,$6.75, YEARLINGS $5.25, fEXAS WETHERS $2.01
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: NATIVE STEERS SLOW, FEW DESIRABLE KINDS HERE. WESTERN STEERS AND OTHER
.... CLASSES STEADY; A FEW .TEXAS GRASS.STEERnS 457 FATMIXED YEARLINGS AND
HEIFERS IN SMALL LOTS -$700 TO Q800, COWS $3.75 TO $4.75, TOP S 5B50' LOW-CUTTERS
$2.25 TO $2.50; MdDIUM BULLS $4.00 DOWN; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS I.8i. 5.
H6GS: ACTIVE AT 15 TO MOSTLY 250 HIGHER PRICES THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE" TOP
".... 685* MOST' S5 TO 250# $675 TO $6,85 A FEW AROUND 270 TO 280 $6.70;
110 T 140 o $.40 TO $,6.'60; SOWS LARGELY $5. | TO$5.40. ..
SHEEP: MARKET SLOW, FEW LAMDS EARLY TO BUTCHERS AT $8.50, STEADY; INDICATIONS
-AROUND STEADY ON OTHER GOOD LAMBS, BIDDING 50U5 LOWER ON COMMON GRADES&
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
C" LOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS:(SOFT OR QILY HOGS AND .
-mw= tiQASTING k.;GS-EXCLtJDED)
Lr LT 4 0 -1 GQ 0D--H$ j20- 6.40 $ 6a35- 6.65 $ G o00.640 $ :6.60- 6 80


h~ ^ if^W ^ ^ : '50 0 8 '78 6*0 7 -80
L't IT 60.-18Q GD-CH 6.30- G4Q 6.50-- 675 6.3 0- o 45 6.4- 6.80
10--C206T GD-CEH 6;35- A64D .60- 6.80 6.38- .Y 7- 8685
MED WT -28 rG,-OH 6. 5- 6.. o,57-r-_
HVY 4RJT 003 )04 6-05 1
e90-, oC--:#.", -t>d- 0,.6 [ ,20-.6,35 6,'
rKG SOWS 275-5.0 ME-065 o 5
LAUGHTE.R ,I GS. G0- b--QH -60 -15- 0 :-08 8:. -640- .60
ifDR ,STKR_ r;I GSLt G.U-i D--0H. ,.., ,g.-ow .9,, -- -
AV COST & T ED.PIGSEXCL) 6*9.9:2( G.15-268# 6;05. 219 64 T1
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, e AtLVES AND VEAL ERS:


STE E RS uo-ur CHOICE
GOOD
MEDI UM
COMMON140
STEERS (900-1100-), CHOICE
tOOD
MEDIUM
.. P, f'.OMMON
STEERS (1100-1 300A) Cl CE
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300--I500.l) CHICE
HEIFERS (550-850-:) CH8ICE
GOOD
MtoDi UM
S; COMMON
Cows: CHOI CE
W G"PD
COM-MED
Low C0 ^ T-"OUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) ID-C.(BEEF)
B UT-COOM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED GD-CH
M ErDI UM
OULL-COM
CALVES (250-500,') GD-CH
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
TTEERS (5oo-SoO-) GD-OH
STEERS (800-1 05(G-) GD-OH
COM-MED
HEI FERNS: GD-CH
COM-MED
Cows: CM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
tMIEDIUM
SL AIIUHTER SHEEr AND L'AMBS: ,


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5008- 6.00 5.00- 6.2b 5.5- R.25
4.50- 5.00 3075- 5.00 4.25- 5.25
4.. 4.5 3,o75- 450 4 00.4 --
- 500- 650 525- 675
.. 5:00- Go50 5925- 6#75


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EWES: 90-120) MGED-OH
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2:45 P.M.


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UNITED STATES DEP-ARTMENT OF AGRICIJLTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET N'VS SERVICE


317 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHOZrE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REORT FRIDAY JUNE 12, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A*M.CENTRAL. TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
S IoUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
'.] i CH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, 11 MARKETS
To' DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
FORT ,WORTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE CALVES HPG
2,000 40o 300-
800 200 4',500'
12,000 ,. ,000 6,000
1,000 800 8,i000
I;S00 100 13;000
400 300 1 ,C00
1,800 100 0 0 00coo
350 50 2-.00'
2,300 1,700 7t0')0
.300 100 1,400.
.200 100 1, 000
12j7 50 4,3850 '60,700
13,550 4;425 62,100
143,925 43,025 351,100
134,500 38,550 366,6o00


SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASE S


SSHEEP
I, ooo
S3,000
5 8,000
I ,800
S5,000
400
* 4,000
* 2,500
*400
S 300
S10,500


HOGS -


'OLDOVER DIRECT'-THRU"
63
140
4,000 *5-,000
500 500


S36- 00 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER orF
52,350 DIRECT AND THRU .-HOGS.
269,900 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
326,400 ESTIMATED-RECEIPTS.
ES, THURSDAYi JUNE. J93L


CATTLE CALVES


AiCTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

rTT.WORTH ACTUAL ,FRI DAYWK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUALtFRi DAYYR AGO


2,790
I 092
1 ,193

I ,598
762


651
558
389

368
137


"'HoGs "
42

. .387
654
* 1,42 ;
t*


SHEEP
3,986
101
3t317

12,325
237


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY JUNE 0 ,.-1931 .
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO ?00 P.M.) -

CATTLE: PACKER .DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER CATTLE HERE TODAY -APPEARED RATHER NARROW,
OUT SEVERAL GOOD-SIZED ORDERS FOR SLAUGHTER. STEERS WERE F"L1LED-ON
OUTSIDE ACCOUNT .AND THE MARKET FOR ALL CLASSES p.F CATTLE, HLD"."A rUT STE.pY, ORDER
BUYERS MADE A FAIRLY GOOD CLEARANCE IN THE STEER SECTION DURING MORNING ROUNDel
YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR 2,000 BATTLE AND 400 CALVES.
BIG DULK OF THE CATTLE RUN CONSISTED OF SLAUGHTER STEERS AND MOST
OF THE .GRASSERS SOLD FROM 4.10 TO 465 SEVERAL SHIPMENTS OF FED CATTLE WERE
REPORTED FROM $4.85oL TO ,C $485"$.0t0.5
REPORTED FOM AND',SOME OF THESE STEERS REPORTED FROM $5.00 TO 5.351
FO-UND A .!TWO-WAY" O UTLET, MOVING DOTH FOR SLAUGHTER AND TO KANSAS GRASS* THE BEST-
SFED STEERS SHOWN WERE GOOD GRADES OF RATHER LIGHT WEIGHTS, 'TWO-YEAR-OLDS, THAT
SOLD AT $5.50 AND $05.
OFFERINGS OF DESIRABLE FAT YEARLINGS"WERE LIMITED'TO A SfNGLE CAR-
S LOT OF GOOD LIGHT WEIGHTS THAT 'ROUHT $7.z'40. A FEW OTHER SALES'OF SLAUGHTER-
YEARLINGS tN PACKAGE LOTS WERE.RIPORTED FROM AROUND $8S00 DOWN. TRADE IN BUTCHER
AND DEEF COWS WAS POORLY TESTED, OWING .TO SHORT SUPPLIES OF SUCH CATTLE IN THt
RECEIPTS'. A FEW '3UTC-EfR COWS CHANGED HANDS FROM $3,00 TO $3.35 AND LOW-CU`TER
SORTS WERE LISTED AROUND $2,00. VERY FEW BULLS WERE RECEIVED, A FEW HEAD OF HEAVIES
RANGING UP TO $2.85.
THE MARKET FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES REMAINED STEADY AND WAS OUTLINED OY
A FEW SALES OF HEAVIES UP TO G.75, GOOD 300 TO 425-POUND WEIGHTS SELLING IN THE
$6.,00 RANG.E. WEIGHTY CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES WERE REPORTED AROUND $5.00 AND CULL
SORTS SOLD.MOSTLY'AT $3.00O


HOGS: ANOTHER SMALL SUPrPLY OF HOGS WAS ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS, LOCAL TRADE'
ONLY 300 HEAD, INCLUDING ONE LOAD ON DIRECT KILLING. OPN.;MARKET
SUPPLIES WERE LIMITED TO ADrOUT 150 TRUCK HOGS AND A PART LOAD IN THE RAIL SECTION.
BUYERS WERE OUT EA7LY AND A GOOD CLEARANCE WAS MADE AT PRICES 10 TO 15 CENTS
HIGHER. THE PART LOAD OF BUTCHERS IN THE RAIL SECTION GRADED GOOD.AND SOLD ON'"
*SHIPPER'A'CCOUNT AT 6.50. BULK OF THE DESIRABLE TRUCK HOGS MOVED At $6.55, THIS
PRICE THE DAY'S TOP, ANDAA A-FEW LOTS' DROUGHT $6.50. SOME PACKING SOWS UP TO $5.00
WERE FULLY STEADY '
,, ,* ; ,

,,SHEEP: MOST SALES OF SHEEP AND LAMBS HERE TODAY DENOTED* STEADY VALU*8,
WITH SHORT RECEIPTS SELLING READILY. "TE DAY'S RUN WAS LIMITED TO
A3OUT 1,000 HEAD. A3OUT TWO DECKS OF GOOD SHORN FAT YEARLINGS DROUGHT ,$5.25, SOME
TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT VE'THER "MQVED AT $3.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $ A50 A *,
PART DECK. OF DESIRADLE- FAT LAMOS IN THE TRUCK. SECTION CHANGED'.HANDS AT -$5.7.3*-.
S .. EXESSI VE SUPPLIESOF DR.ESSE'D LAMB AN'D MUTTON .'AfRE'ACCUMUATING AT
EASTERk-MARKETS,. ACCOnRDI NG TO REr>PORT;S FROM WHOLESALE CENTER'S A"DCAR CASS'.VALUES
HAVE DROPPED TO THE LOWEST LEVELS ,OF-THE YEAR, WITH DEMAND'VERY DULL.





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1:30 P.M. (


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVEST0K MARKET CONDITIONS AND qjOTATIONS FRIDAY JUNE 12, 1931.
.CHICAGO fARKET--I|0:50 A.M.
BATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS CLEANED UP EARLY AT STRONG TO UNEVENLY HIGHER
.-- PRICES; FAT SHE-STOCK F'RM; DULLS AND VcALFRS ADEUT STEADY; GENERAL QUALITY .
QF STEER RUN PLAINt. MOST OFFERINGS GOiNG AT.7T200 TO $7o75; FB YEARLINGSUPWARD TO
830*; FEW LOAD YEARLING HEIFERS Q7`C0"TO 8,00: MOST FAT COWS $4,75 To.$'7b LOW-
UTTERS AND CUTTEM- ..c?71,TO -rL. MOST WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS AROUND $4,.?5 DESRA-
[LE LIGHT WEIGHT VEALERS F .OO TO $ob50o
HOGS SHIPPING DEMrAND ACTIVE, SOME ORDERS UNFILLED: BETTER GRADE 270- DCO, w b TO
"-- 350 HIGHER; HEAVI ER WEIGHTS UNEVENLY 10 TO 5r HIOHER; EXTREME' WEGHTS
VERY SLOW; PACKING- SOWS 1.0 TO H!GHEf; GOOD TO CHO)'CE 180 TO 250U ,070 TO $7.|0;
TOP 7.15 FOR CHOICE 200 TO 220/ WEIGHTS' BEST 260 TO 9C$ AQ.75 TO $05 FEW 300
TO 350# $6.25 TO S06-O0 GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 170 $Go85 Tto$7.10; PIGS sD50 TO
$ 6.85; PLAIN KINDS S.05 DOWN; PACKING SOWS 5,35 TO $5,75; SMOOTH LIGHTWEIGHTS TO
)-,.00, EXTREME WEIGHTS 05.25 DOWNo
S EEP: ONLY A FE'WLOADS ON SALE; MARKET STEADY; ODD LOTS GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE
LAMOS 33. c0TO c 9.0 UOO PACKERS, ONE DECK HELD HIGHER; SOME YEARLINGS UN-.
SOLD; FEW EWES MOSTLY J1UO0TO $200O6
"" IKANSAS CITY MARKET--11 :00 A.M.
CATTLE: GENERAL STEADY ON KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE; MOSTLY A CLEANUP TRADE;
TWO LOADS CHOICE 1156 ? STEERS $8.00; DEALERS STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE LOTS
MOSTLY $7-00 TO 8 00' STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCArCE, UNCHANGED.
HOGS: ACTIVE, 5 71O 0ZG HIGHER THAN HRSDAYS AVERAGE SHIPPERS TOK DULK OF
- RECEIPTS; TOP f385 ON 180 T ULK 150 TO 0 65 TO 85; sows
I50 TO 25 HIGHER, (34.90'TO $p5,50; PIGS 2E,5 HIGHER, o6)G 5 $75*
SHrEP: WEEK-END TRADE LIMITED TO TRUCKED IN NATIVES AT STEADY.RLCES; PRACTICAL
TOP NATIVE LAMLS $T.50B BETTER GRADES MOSTLY 7E0U- TO9.5A ..
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST*L0UIS) MA2KET--9:45 A.M.


CATTLE: NOT ENOUGH STEERS TO M
YEARLINGS; HE.IFERS ANC
VEALERS 25d LOWER AT $3.00; GOOE
COWS $4k00 TO $5.00 LOW-CUTTER2
HOGS ATIIEvg. L TO 256 HIGf
........ WITH A FEW
" 5.2?5 TO 5,60. '
SHEEP: LAMsS QUIET; RECEIPTS

HOGS: (SOFT OR -ILY HOGS AND
--LOASTING IIGS XCLUDED)
LT LT 140-l0' GD-OH $
LT WT 0-00 GD-COH
0 -, :-- D -0
MED WT 2-?0 GD"
HVY WT 8:-R0i' GD-CH
290-35 GD-CH
FKG SOWS 2275--500 MED-GD
SLAUGHTER I 0s (I00.1 3 G) GD-OH
FDR &STKR F IGs 7-|n 3) GD-OH ,
Av COST & WT, ITHU'S, (IGS EXCL)
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES ",`D VYA


STEERS (bUU 'uUI) CHOICE.
GOOD
t!ED I UM


COMMON
STEERS (OI 100-1300:) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (I0oO-Iso00o:') CHOICE

HEI FEnS (550-8505&F) 0O 1CE
GOOD
-,. EDI UM
4 ) COMMON
Cows: CHOICE
GOOD
C-'r. -MED
Low CUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-CH(BEEF)
OUT-COM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-cOH
M MEDIjUM
IL r CULL- UOM
CALVE8 (250-5004) CLGL H
COO--MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800) GD-OH
STEERS (800-1050sQ) Cr-MED-H
COP'-MED
HEIFERS: G0D-COH
Con i-MED
Cows*: 0D-OH
OW : CON-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-OH
MEDI UM
SLAUGHTER SHE AND LAMBS:


LAMDS: (04 ON) GD-COH
MtEDIIUM
(ALL 'ITS) COMf'MON
YRLG ''VETH EFS ,QI 14 ) rML:-CH
EWES; b9b- L t MED-CH'
1*20- ,50) .4MED-OH
ALL WTVTS CULL-COM


lAKE A MARKET; OTHER CLASSES IN LIGHT SUPPLY; MIXED
) DULLS STEADY; COWS, CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS STRONG;
) TO CHOICE HEIFERS $7,00 TO $8.50* ALL SMALL LOTS;
5 2-50 T6 3,251 MEDIUM BULLS $4,00 DOWN,
"E THAN TbUsRSDAY14 3VERAG.E: 1pr7.10' BULK 1 50 TO
965; 00 TO (50 6.85 T $70O; 'SOwsoS LARGELY


LIGHT AND OPENING BIDS AROUND STEADY;
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


6.55$ 6.75- 7.00
6,55 G6.o 5- 7.O

S 45 6:50- 703
6.25 6o?5- 6560
5.00 5.25- 3.00
6.50- 3S085
21 3 6.236 252j


5:7F-



5. 7 F,

3.23
-00-


o.75


2.75-
I .75-



5.25-
3.00-


6.75







4.00


8.50

5.25
5o25


7~ 0


8o00-
5:50-





4 75-t
4, 1.-
4.00-
450.0
25 0-

400-"


7:p


00o
75
8.00
75o
5.50





7.00
5,00


5.s50-.* 7,0 6.25- 7*50

5o. 6088
....- 4.50- 5.00
:EE: '. :8
i.:88 i:8


5.50- 5.75
4.40-., 5,50
3.25-. 5.25


9950


2:25
1 .50


$ 6.40-
6,70-

8o70-.
S6:50-
6O40-
4,90-
6,25-
6. 2o-



II
7,00-




7.75-
^Too

5 o -
3q,
5. 00-
4 25-

3.75-





35.75-


,3.75-

5.

6.75-


1:25-
.50-'


.6.80
6.s0
6,85

6.8
6.60
5.50
6,S75
6.7-









8.00


54'5


425


i 00
5,00




5900
3 o 50


6075
.50
.75
5.00
:7,
2 00



5O

5900


NO EARLY SALES.
E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE


$ 8,85-

6.95-
6.75-
6.50-
S5.25-
6 50-
6.76-

7.50-
6.76-





7: 50-






.5:75-
5.00-
4.00-
2.25-
3.75-



5. 75-
3.50-

5,50-
.25-
4.25-
t: 8:
6* 75-
5.25-

8.00-
6.50-
4.50-
37r-
r8 _
G.50-
S.50-


7,O
7 00

7o0
S,80
5,65
6.90
10311

j950


liii



. 75


.00
0*00
5.75

4.*50

P: )p
5.75
5*75








9,00
8.00
6,50


1T25


6/12/31 7P
1:50 P.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UN I TED STATES DEPAR''EMT OF AGRICULTURE
BIREA U OF AGRCJi.Ti'L .ECCO.ICS
-.. MARKET El'.V SERVICE


S17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


F ....-r T Z \ S.


TELEPHONE: 6-2209,


DAILY LIVESTOCK .MA7KEF rF0Tr SATURDAY JUNE 13, 131.
TODAY$s ESTIMATED C -FIPTS OFr LiVESTOCK ATELEVEN MARKETS.


( Q30 A MO*CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CI TY
CHICAGO *
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
M AH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SiOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
St. PAUL
'It CHl TA
Dg ENVER


CATTLE
2 50
250
500
88
25.
2O0
400 "
150
5 200
50.


CALVES
50
50
400'
60
25
50
50
200


HOGS .. .. SHEEP
'***400 """: ...
400


t;i8 1,888
G2000 500

2; 0900 .3,000
S000 700
.'oo. .]o0.
8C-')00 Oj ,00


., HOGS
HoLPo VE-, DIRECT T",U
...297
225
2,000 500
300 2,000



'600


TO I TAL 11 MARKETS_ .52
.l NE WEEK AGO,I MARKETS 2
" TOTAL THIS WIEK 146,45
TOTAL LAST WYEEK 136,9
FoRT WORTH RECEIPTS, SH'IPME

ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FTVWORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK
FT,,WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK
FTWOIRTH TOTAL THIS '"KsLAST Yno


H(r2-q t


0
0
5N*
NOT'S


'075 25 (.C *72 APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
I2 .? .24. DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
44 _O000 376'0 289,,5 INCLUDED IN .THE DAYIS
39,675 384.-950 350,700 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
AND PACKER r.UCHASES? FRIDAY JUNE 12,z1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
I ,847 233 218 748
UNREPORTED -
'900 354 | 06 .686

13to070 36850 2,890 24i762
9., 6,31 2,466 3,893 62,248
10.284 4.023 51727 16.270


LIVESTOCK /MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATUDAY JUNE. I3 1.3.,
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 11:00 A,M.)
FORT VORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST. LOUIS
S, CLOSE CLOSE ,CLOSE CLOSE
'Orn T nn OLi v -nI AD? A0nD


*'ROASTING tGS tG EXCLUDED.
LT LT 40-I6- GD-I

SMED'WT 20-22G-(
HVY WT W 250L.291 QD-
S 290-330 D Go-
F KG-SOWS 2275--50,r ) .,MED-
S-LAUGHT.ER i (1 S"--jGD-,
FDR &STKFR PIGS YS7 -I 3," ) G -
AV COST& 'VT, FRI.(IGCS ExC


$ 635: 6,55$. 6,75- ,7, 0 6,30- 670.$ 7,10- 7,20
6.35-: 0:6 O:74 ~f :1 ^.1=f|
6 G5,- 6:.60 700 71205 6 G0- .7 7;. 5- 7.25
r1 6.0 .-45.: ,067:,0 6.35- 6.65 b- 7.25
S 65 ,. :. .. 5 6.2.5 6,v.50 *. 80-. 7;05
4 7 5 S m 0 0 ;) _,,2 5 .- 6. ..* 4 9 0 56 51 5 ,1 0 5 6 O

6.42 642- 6 7 2-9: 6
G 32- 2- 49-2 M 2584. 6,.48-
., .. *NOMINAL,,. .. .


FORT WORTH .
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS MOSTLY. STEADY
SPOTS 25 LOWER ONSHORT--FED c.RADES; SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS, COWS,
HEIFERS AND BULLS AROUT 'STEADY; SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS ADOUT 25 n LOWER WITH
OCCASIONAL SALES BETTER (RADES VEALERS STEADY; STOCKED STEERS AND YEARLINGS UN-
CHANGED. WEEKS TOPS: FED STEERS..3, 35, PRACTICAL T(P FAT YEARLINGS $7.40, FAT COWS
HAV 7Y-,o JU-L. t 7" VEAL'D $3.00. HEIAVY FAT CALVES. 7 675 BULK PRi CES:
IJ A S S S L A U "H T fl. S E,, G I 5 ": z o5 4" O T -F D 5 0 -T -oDt .'E T T E n G R A D6 8 F A T
YEARLINGS 7 Y, N0 TO 71,"TCHEi, CQWS. L3.0 TO 3. 35, ,LOW-CUTTERA.S AROUND 6- 2
HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVESES MOT"LV' $3,00 DOWN, GOOD TO CHOICE DEALERS B7.00 TO yT.b0O
..!.. R-vIEW COr.MMENT A LITTLE IMPROVEMENT IN PRICES FEATURED THE TRADE IN
SLAUGHTER STEERS DURING THE FOREPART OF THE WEEKs'DUT PACKER DEMAND NARROWED MA-
TERIALLY ON LATE DAYS AND MOOT OF THE "U Si NESS TRANSACTED THURSDAY AND FRIiDAY AP-.
' PEERED STEADY -( 2 b, L.,OWER, AS rhCQMrARED WITH VALUES IN FORCE AT LAST. WEEKS LOSE.E
' THE PLAINER GR'S OF GRASS SLMjUHT.ER sGEER:S HAVf HELD' VERY NEARLY STEADY THROUGHOUT
WITH 'S-HORT-FEDOS SHOVING A WEAK. TO. LOWER TREND T4E DEMAND FOR FED STEERS LIfTED: IN
T-HE $5. 00'RANGE WAS ESPECIALLY DULL THURSDAY, r3UT A FAJ IR CLEARANCE WAS AD'E FRIDAY
AT STEADY RATES, MOSTLY ON ORDER ACCOUNT. GRiASS SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE DEEN, SELLING
SIN THE ,4.00 RANGE, WITH SALES OF FED CATTLE REPORTED FROM AROUND y50UO TO o,.ob.
LITTLE CHANGE HAS CLEEN SHOWN IN ANY OTHER SECTION OF THE CATTLE TRADE, ALTHOUGH. ,
PACKER REQUIREMENTS FOR SHE-STOCK AND BUTCHER CLASSES HAVE PEEN LIMITED, OCASIONAt
SALES OF GOOD FAT Y'EAR-IJNGS HAVE DEEN MADE AROUND 7.00 TO $7.35, A FEW GOO0D FAT COWS
HAVE BEEN MOVING FROM ,.(- TO _4,25 AND BUTCHER GRADES ARE STILL SELLING AROUND
$3.00 TO $3.35. THE EVEN MONEY-, S2*00, REMAINS A POPULAR PRICE FOR LOW-CUTTER COWS.
ONE LOAD OF WEIGHTY '3ULLS SOLD THURSDAY AT 82 40 AND SMALL LOTS OF HEAVIES ARE
LISTED ON UP TO 75, COMMON LITTLE JERSEYS z2.00 AND LESS. THE RECENT TRADE IN
SLAUGHTER CALVES. AND VEALERS HAS DEEN RATHER UNEVEN, WITH HEAVIES CLOSING AT MODER-
ATE DECLINES OF rA...UIND 25' CENTS* A FEW GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS HAVE SEEN BRINGING
STEADY PRICES OF 47. 0 TO 8*00, DULk MOVING FOROM u0YTOis 70s hE SETTER GRADES
OF HEAVY FAT CALVES HAVE DEEN FINDING AN OUTLET AROUND $5.7 TO 6 RELATIVELY
FF-W PURCHASES OF STOCK C4ATTLE HAVE REEN MADE,, OUT. A FAIR DEMAND EXISTS FOR WELL-
DRED, LGHT WEI G!T STOCK STEERS AND YEARLINGS, WITH PLAINER KINDS .OF STOCKEiS RATHER
HARD TO MOVE ...
HOGS: MARKET SUPPLIES OF HOGS'SATURDAY WE"E LIMIT86 TO A FEW TRUCK LOTS OF
------ SMOOTH `UTCHERSS THAT.DROUPHTTSG50. AND ^6,6U, FULLY STEADY WITH
PRICES'PAID FRIrAV, NO HOS WERE-SHOWN IN THE RAIL SECTION, ALTHOUGH CARLOT DE-
LIVER-?E INCLUDED ..97 HEAD ON THROUGH R|LLING. .
SHE"F: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAl F FOR WEEK: FAT LAMDS 750 TO (1.25 LOWER, FAT
Y72AR LI S AROUND rIU LOWER, l-YEAR-OLD AND AGED FAT WETHERS ADOUT
0 LOWER., WEEK TOPS FAT LAMDS 6.00, FAT YEAL I NG S ,5.50, 2-YEAROLWETHE.S
5 AEWD F)AT WETHER$1 75e ULK PRICE 75, SIMILAR
A AT B5.250 2-YEAR TOOL6 WETHERS "3.3 TO $A3.T50, AGED.F/T
E V" IREVI0W COMMENT: SHARP DECLINES IN THE SHEEP AND LAMB TRADE DURING
THE PAST WEEK HAVE CA:ARiED PRICE. FOR ALL KILLING CLASSES TO NEW LOW LEVELS FOR THE
SASA$ON, ALSO THE LOWEST ON RECORD IN SEVERAL YEARS. ,VOLUME OF RECEIPTS HA S DECOOME
A SECONDARY FACTOR IN THE MARKET, AS RUNS HAVE TAPERED OFF CONSIDERADLY,.AND IT AP-
PEARS THAT THE GENERAL OREAK IN VALUES HAS BEEN CAUSED DY ACCUMULATING SUPPLIES OF
DRESSED LAMB AND MUTTON IN THE EAST. THE WHOLESALE TRADE HAS TURNED VERY DULLS
WITH POnOR CLEARANCES REPORTED EVEN AT MUCH LOWER CARCASS PRICES.


/13/31nP


(SEE OTHER SIDE)


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TELEGRAFHIC REFTORTS FR"OM OTHER MARKETS


CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: FED STEERS.AND YEARLINUS MOSTLY 25 TO 500 HIGHERn
MOST HEI FERS 25 TO 50 HIGHER; DRY-LOT COWs 2B u.U GuT GRASSY KINDS WERE
ON AN UNDEPENDABLE OASIS8; LOW.CUTTERS AND CUTTERS STEArY; ULLS CONTINUED SEASONAL,
ADVANCE GAINING25 TO 4r0 .CENTS.; DESIRADLE MILK-FED VEALERS STRONG. TO- 500 HIGHER OUT
WEIGHTY KINDS SHOWING GRASS LOST 500 OR MO-'RE; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS NEGLIGIBLE* LONG
YEARLfNG STEERS TOPPED AT ,.3.90, MIXED YEARLINGS '8,.75, MEDIUM WEIGHT DEEVES 8.65
AND HEAVIES 8.._25; DUL.K STEERS AND YEARLINGS 7.00 TO 82.025;. .TOP 'YEARLING HEIFERS
3..60, DULK .7..50 TO $0.'5; MOST FAT cOWS 4.75 TO $5.75; W.EIGHTY'SAU'SAGE'DULLS '.i
$4.1.,5 TO $4. 35. DESIRADLE VEALERS $8.50 TO'$9.50. ". ,"
HOGS: MARKET'ADOUT STEADY WITH FRIDAYS AyERAGE NARROW DEMAND FOR WEIGHTY
---9 3UTCHES; .G GOOD TOCH CI COE I 80 TO 250A- 7-00 TO 7t20. TOP $7.20; 260 TO
I290# 6S.60 TO $7.00; FEW GOOD TO CHOICE l40Ao 160.GL 7.00 TO".S7.10; MEDIUM TOGOOD
PIGS $6.50; PACKING SOWS $5.25 TO $600, LARGELY 5.75.
:$HEEP: TODAY'S MARKET NOMINAL. FOR WEEK 23 DOOUr3LES FROM FEEDING STATIONS,.
.; 43,70( DIRECTS.' COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: LAMOS MOSTLY 50 TO 750 LOWER;
YEARLINGS .00) AND MORE LOWER; LIGHT WEIGHT FAT -EWES FULLY 250 DOWN, HEAVIES OFF
9 MORE; WEEK'S TOP LAMO3S $.50, PAID FOR THREE LOADS; STRICTLY CHOICE 77# IDAHOS.
' CLOSING DULKS: GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EWE ANb. WETHER LAMOS $t.25TO $9.00, DUCKS
$7.25 TO $8.00, THROWOUTS n5.50 TO $6.00, FAT EWES $1.00-GO $2.00; OUTiTANDING
YEARLINGS-ON LAMO ORDER $7.50, MOST' DRY-FED YEARLINGS THROUGHOUT WEEK 15.50 TO
$.6.75, GRASSY KINDS DOWN TO $44.00 AND DELOW; F-EW RANGE FEEDING LAMES $5.75.

KANSAS CITY MARKET
CATTLE: FOR WEEK: LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS 25 TO 500 HIGHER WEIGHTY
STEERSl SLAUGHTER COWS AND SOUTH TEXAS GRASS STEERS STEADY TO 250HiGHER;
DULLS UP 10 TO '50; VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY-.TO 500 LOWER,; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS
IN MEAGER SUPPLY, STEADY TO 250 HIGHERb WEEKS TOPS'. MIXED YEARLINGS $3.60, .LIGHT
WEIGHT STEERS 3.50, HEIFERS $8.35, HEAVY STEERS -"$7.7,5; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $8.L00,
DOLK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS 6.50 TO $8..00, SOUTH ,TEXAS GRASSERS $4.75 TO '5' 5
STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $5.00 TO $7 .'00,
HOGS SLOW, 10"TO 150 LOWER; TOP 375; 0ULK )80 TrO 250- WEIGHTS 6.50 TO 6.70
FBW AROUND "300 AVERAGES $6.35; PACKING SOWS FULLY STEADY o5.00To T,550;
TOCK PIGS NOMINAL.. .
HEEP: FOR WEEK: LAMS $l.,00 TO $ .50 LOWER. WITH LOWER GRADES dFF MOST; YEAR-
TOPVE LINGS 50 TO 750 LOWER;. SHEEP 25 TO 500 OFF WEEKtS. TOP' DAH, LAMDS $0.75
TOP VEALERS 0*00. CLOSING TOP NATIVES $ 7.50"'TEXAS YEARLINGS MOStLY 4,.50 TO'$.55,
WETHERS $1.75 TO $2.10, FAT NATIVE EWES $1.2' TO $1 .50. :

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST,;LbUIS) MARKET ..
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH THE 'CLOSE OF LAST WEEK: DEALERS 25 LOWER; ALL OTHER
S"AC SLAUGHTER AND STOCKER AND FEEDER CLASSES 250 HIGHER WITH CHOICE LIGHT
M}XED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS 500 HIGHER. TOPS FOR WEEK; .680 M.IXEO:.EARLINGS $'875,
642 HEIFERS AND I .0i0 STEER YEARLINGS 0.50, .1,486CjH.O IOCE, STEERS.$8.00.; TEXAS
STEERS'$7.357 COWS 6000 ,i MEDIUM DULLS"'$4.0Q, VEALER0 .8.25; STOCkER.-. STEERS $ 7,*O 0
BULKS: STEERS .5 TO. 8 WESTERN STERSS 00$5.00 TO 5.75, FAT jSEXESD YEARLINPS
"AND HEIFE-RS $73" TO 2, MEDI-UJ"FLESHED* KIN.DJS $6.30 TO' ..00 OW$4`.00.TO.,
5.00, LOW-CUTTERS 250 TO ,00: STO STER 500 T'700 ..
HOGS': $MARKET ACTIVE, 15 To 25' HOI GE THAN. FR I DATA'S AVERAGE, SPOTS UP MORE,-ON
-'- WEIGHTY HOGS;. SOWS MOT4Y.-STEADY, TO4 $7.25" WITH "BULK" O-.F 150 TO 250*'
$7.20 TO $7..25, '30,MAE LESS DESI nA'SLE-KINnS" $.7.10 AND $7.o5; voWS MOSTLY $5;25 To$5.50.
SHEEP: COMPARED WITH CLOSE OF .*LAST WEEK:.FAT LAM S 50' TO; 750 LbWER; COMMON "AND
MEDIUM LAM3 750, TO 7 $. LOWERR. SHEEP MOSTLY STEADY" ToP LAMOS FORWEEK
U$9.,*PAID FO A F'-W CHOICE GRADEDDCSCRIPTIONS DULK TO PACKERS $800 O 85,
,$ .,, ,, ,,. E E C 0". K Rzs'8.00 :ro 63.50t'
DUCK .LAMOS LArG'ELY $7.00 TO $7.50, COMMON LAMD 3.50 TO $4.00, MOSTLY $t4.00; FAT
EWES $.50.TO"2.OQ,,"-WEIGHTY KINDS'$I..00 TO *$1.6 AND CULL AND COMMON EWES AS LOW
AS 500 P'ER CWT. ,

STOCKS OF MEATS IN COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES "
'*; AND '
.... MEAT FACKING. ESTABLISHMENTS '
JUNE 1, 1931 '
__ ,' ', 'IITHOUSANDSOF POUNDS, I.E. ,000 OMITTED, !I
COA'ODITY, '., CH.,CAGO BOSTON NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA


BEEF, FROZEN 8,8.60 2,1'27 2,593. 1,078
BEEF AIN CURE 2,371 83 1 A577 449
BEEF, CURED 2,667. .291 '.I ,958 107
FORK, FROZEN G60,440 8,.156 ..3,72Q0 2,916
rORk Y .DR.Y SALTs' IN CURE A3,0401_ 6,363 .638.:I58
..PORK, DRY SALT, CURED 19,665 1 ,260 2. 74 8
PORK, PICKLED, ,t"N CURE 41 ,985 7.638 4,432 1,795
FORK,.PICKLED, CURED :_ 53,006 2,842-2 2.,4970 1,200
LAMM & I&AJTTON FROZEN 504 380 .582 62
MEATS, tMISC. r _20,430....2566 6,9150_184
LARD 38,5291)286 '. 3350 985
STOTALS 261 ,497 26.99.2 27,571|8.,942
#FROZEN 'AND CURED TRIMMINGS AND EDI",L'E OFFAL.
HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION
'WEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1.931 AND JUNE: ', e 3l0- .. .. ,,.
** ^ '" j 93| 1 930
CHI'CAGO, ILL. j 04245 13520
NDIANAPOLIS, IND. 3,o
KANSAS CITY, KAN. 4' M .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. ILL. AND ST.LoUiS, MO ccD
NB YORK, N.Y.. AND JERSEY CITY, NJ. ,- 4o9
SMAHA, NER. 8 3*
IOUX OITY. IOWA*
OUTH TT. JOSEPH, 4MOo.
OUTH ST. FAUL, 'MI NN. 637b3 NV '-r'
.--- TOTALS 358,155 44z,870
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE'-VS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: ,G-$209


DAI LY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT MONDAY JUNE I 5, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS*
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) .4


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAH'A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST, PAUL
WI CHITA
DENVER
TOTAL Ii MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,II MAR|




FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER
5,000 1;600 -700 4;000
I ,0ooo ,oo00 7,000 9;000
20i,000 2,500 52,000 15;000 .2,000
i. : p q o n q nnn A rhrA -


12;000
*300
4,500
3,000
4;700
t3oo'
.000'
I 500
661100
43,200


HI PmENTS


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUALMONDAYWK AGC
FT.WORTH ACTUALMONDAYYR AGC


500
S200
300
500
2,500
500
I 50


16;000
,00
7,o000
(DOOO
5; 500
10,500
2,000
4.200


12 000
500
3,000
4,500
I ;000
200
.800


Hot
D DIRECT*
*408
1, ; 300
1I3,000
1,000


THRU'



50o


" -565


700


1:2,350 1.15,000 54 000 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER -OF
10,850 95,500 77,600 DIRECT -AND THRU HOGS-
INCLUDED IN TfE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS. '
AND HACKER PURCHASES, SATURDAY, 4UNE 3- J93. 1
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
' 308 10 304 45
S1,001 313 -- 1,487
* 12 4 .300 36, :

3,821 1,694 ,15S 9,59
.3,149 1,023 1,070 296


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK' MARKET MONDAY JUNE 1 5, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP' TO I:3S0 P.M.)

CATTLE: THE WEEKS CATTLE TRADE.AT FORT WORTH OPENED WITH RATHER LIbER'AL
MONDAY RECEIPTS, POSTED AT' 5,000 CATTLE AND 1,600 CALVES. 'GnRAS
SLAUGHTER STEERS PREDOMINATED IN THE CATTLE SUPPLY, WITH OFFERING$ OF THIS, CLASS
FORMING ABOUT 60 PER CENT OF THE RUN. THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT YEARLINGS WERE PRAC-
TICALLY LACKING, BUT THE RECEIPTS OF COWS AND MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES AMOUNTED TO
ABOUT TWO DOZEN CARLOTS .4 .. ......... .....


TRADE IN SLAUGHTER STEERS PROVED VERY
ACCOUNT, AND PRICES SETTLED GENERALLY AT DECLINES OF
AMOUNT OF BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED DURING THE MORNING
FIGURES 10 TO 15 CENTS LOWER, OCCASIONAL SALES VERY
GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND
BULK WAS SCHEDULED FOR A LATE MOVEMENT. SALES WERE
FROM $4.25 TO $5.5, MOSTLY $4.45 DOWN.


SLOW, ESPECIALLY ON PACKER
ABOUT 25 CENTS. A LIMITED
HOWEVER, ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT
NEARLY STEADY. MOST OF THE
$3.75 TO $4.65, BUT THE TRADE IN
REPORTED DURING MORNING ROUNDS


MOVING TO PRONOUNCED SCARCITY OF FAT YEARLINGS, THE MARKET FOR THESE
LITTLE CATTLE WAS VERY POORLY TESTED, SHE-STOCK AND LOW-'CUTTERS HELD ABOUT STEADY,
WITH SEVERAL CARLOT PURCHASES MADE ON ORDER ACCOUNT, PRICES RANGED MOSTLY FROM
$3*25 TO $3,65, ALTHOUGH SOME SMALL LOTS OF GOOD FAT COWS WERE REPORTED ON UP TO
,3.75 AND $4.06. BUTCHER COWS FmUND AN (UTLET USUALLY AROUND $3.0 TO $3.25, ONE
LOAD OF CUTTERS SOLD AT $2.60 AND A LOAD OF LOW-CUTTERS MOVED AT $2.10. No BULLS OF
CONSEQUENCE WERE RECEIVED '
SEVERAL ORDERS FOR STOCK AND FEEDING STEERS WERE FILLED AT COST
FIGURES ABOUT IN LINE WITH RECENT VALUES, BUYERS ON COUNTRY. ACCOUNT SELECTED A FEW
LOADS AT $4,60 TO $5.25, DESIRABLE STRONG WEIGHT FEEDING STEERS MOVING AT THE LATTER
PRICE. :
f SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS ENCOUNTERED A DULLI BEARISH DEMAND,- WITH
SALES'SHOWING DECLINES OF 25 TO 50 CENTS, MOSTLY A HALF-DOLLAR LOWER. SOME GOOD
HEAVY FAT CALVES BROUGHT ,6,00 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVEFtAGES RANGED -DOWNWARD FROM AROUND
$5.25, CULL SOFTS $2.75 TO 3.00. DESIRABLE VEALERS' DREW BIDS F.RQM $6.00 TO $6.50.

HOGS: RARELY STEADY PRICES WERE PAID FOR RATHER SHORT SUPPLIES OF TRUCK
"HOGS HERE TODAY AND NO SALES WERE MADE IN THE RAIL SECTION, AS CARLOT
DELIVERIES CONSI STED ENTIRELY OF DIRECTS. THE BETTER GRADES. OF- I|80 TO 235--POUND
TRUCK HOGS MOVED MOSTLY ON SMALL KILLER ACCOUNT AT $6,s50 AND A FEW HOGS SOLD TO
LARGER PAQKtRS AT uO.40. THE DAYS TOP OF $6.60 WAS PAID FOR SMOOTH BUTCHERS BY A
DACLA8 PACKER, SOME PACKING SOWS AT "5000 WERE QUOTABLY STEADY, YARD ESTIMATES
CALLED FQR ONLY 700 HOGS, INCLUDING 408 DIRECTS AND AROUND 250.' TRUCK HOGS.

SHEEP: TRADE IN THE BETTER GRADES OF SHEEP AND LAMBS HERETODAY WAS
FEATURED BY A FAIRLY GOOD DEMAND AT STEADY RATES, BUT THE PLAINER
GRADES WERE HARD TO MOVE, TENDING.WEAK TO LOWER. GOOD FAT LAMBS SOLD AT $5.75,
SHORN FAT YEARLINGS FROM $5.00 TO $5.25, TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS AT $3.25 AND AGED
FAT WETHERS AT $J.50. MOST OF THE OFF-QUALITY SHEEP AIND LAMBS REMAINED UNSO.D AT A
LATE HOUR, WITH THE DAYS TOTAL RECEIPTS POSTED AT 4,000 HEAD.





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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS MONDAY JUNE 15, 1931.
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OH'IOA-0 M,, A ?'r 10.50 AeM
CATTLE: FEW SPECIALTY FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY BUT GENERAL TRADE
~1-- WEAK TO 2'( LOWER; MOST BiDS 250 LOWER, WATERFILLS LIBERAL; BUTCHER STOCK
WEAK TO 25, LOWER; BULLS STEADY; BETTER GRADE VEALERS STEADY BUT GRASSY KINDS UN-
EVENLY LOWER;" STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE AND STEADY,' LONG YEARLING TOPPS AT $8c. 75
AND MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS $8.6O, BULK ELIGIBLE TO $7,25 TO $8.00; BULK BEEF COWJS
$4.5 TO $5*50; MAJORITY WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS $4. 0 TO $4.25, FEW TO $4.35; DES!RA-
BLIE MILK-FED VEALERS ARQUNQ $9.00, BEST $ 9.50.
HOGS:. AVERAGE QUALITY PLAIN- MARKET MOSTLY 1 0 TO I50 LOWER ON BEST SELECTIONS,
... PLN 5KIN I5 TO .2_ LOWER'. PACKING SOWS 15 TO 250FQFF; GQOD'TCFj ,C f.CE
180 TO 250 W OiU TO $7(0, EARLY TOP $(7.00 SOME HELD HIGHER; 29Q TO 310# $6,O ) TO
$675 ,7. F5o.,5; GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 70 $60T74O $6.90 FEW $7.00- PG MOSTLY
$40 TOJ $6.85;.PACKING SOWS 5o10 T0'$5.50, SMOOTH'LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $t.60 AND
ABOVE ,
SHEEPt EARLY MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE1 MOSTLY STEADY, QUALITY CONSIDERED; FAT EWES
DULL, WEAK< TO LOWER IN INSTANCES' GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EW/E AND WETIER
LAMBS $8325 TO $S.75 TO PACKERS; BEST $9.00 TO. CITY BUTCHERS; 17 LO-ADS 1 DAHOS UOLD
NAVE BUCKS MOSTLX $7.2c5 TOD$ THROWOUTS 5.00 6O, FED YEARLINGS ,o0U TO
TEUU, AVERAGING 08 TO AROUND I. O HEAVY EWES AROUND $Tb0o; LIGHT WEIGHT KINDS
.150D TO $2.00.
I 5 'KANSAS C I TY MARKET--I 1 :0.0 A wMc.
CATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS OPENING STEADY TO 256 LOWER, INBETWEEN GRADES
-- LIGHT YEARLINGS IN FAIRLY LIBERAL SUPPLY, LITTLE DONE EARLY ON'PLAIN
QUALITY STEERS; GOOD SIZED QUOTA COMMON TO MEDIUM SOUTHERN GRASSERS AND CAKE-FEDS
OfFERED; COWS STEADY TO 2.5( LOWER; BULLS STEADY TO EASIER; VCALELRS OPEN? G ABOUT
STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS COMPARATIVELY SCARCE, FULLY STEAD' CHOICE C -
LING STEERS $8 .75; OTHER CHOICE YEARLING STEERS AND' CHO I CE. Li R STEE.S b-5,BULK
FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND $e.50 TO $(J DOWN TO'$5.00 AND BELP W- BUTCHER COWS $3-75 TO $500#. MEDIUM BULLS AROUND $3.40 TO
$3.65 TO. VEALERS' lS 00; MOST STOCKERS O5,00 TO 6.O0; SHORT YEARLINGS AVERAGING
5el # $7,75.'
HOGS: HHIPgERS TAKING BUL OF SUPPLY 20 25LQWER THAN ERI'DAY'S AVERAGE' TOP
---- $6.65 ON 180 TO 210? ; MOST I10 TO 260o $6o40 TO.$Gk6G; HEAVIER WEGHS
SLOW, SOW 10 TO 156 LOWER, MOSTLY '5,0 TO 5.35; $TAGS $4.00 TO $4.75; PIGS STEADY,
0 P2.5 TO G6 75.
SHEEP: KILLING CLAaES MOSTLY STEADY' CULL AND QOMON LAMB0,. TOO LOWER TP NA-
T1VE LAMBS S,(.lO; BETTER GRADE8 MOSTLY $UY 0 TO $750 EXAS LAMbS b.UU
TO $6.75; FED YEARLINGS $5a50; TEXAS MOSTLY $475 TO $5.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MAARKET--9:40 A.M.
CATTLE: FAT STEERS STEADY1 A FEW LOADS UPWARD TO $7 c75 'wtH TOP YEARLINGS $8.75,
E BIDING LOWER ON MEDIUM FLESHED NATIVE STEERS; A FEW 'LOADS TEXAS STEERS
STEADY TO 25( LOWER; BULK UNSOLD; VEALERS 50j HIGHER AT $8.50;.LOWR O UNDERTONE ON
COW STUFF; OTHER CLASSES STEADY. FAT MIXED YRLNGS ANDEIFERS $7UU TO $.25;
MEDIUM BULLS 4, O DOWN; A FEW TEXAS STEERS 5Up TO o00'O,
HOGS: MODERATELY ACTIVE, UNEVENLY WEAK TO LOWER tHA AVERAGE AR7AY .OW
.- STEADY; TOP 7.; MOrT 150 TO 240 0 TO 720; 250 TO 00 TO
$7.10; A FEW AROUND 325 $6.60; MOST sowS $5.2 TO $5.4.
SHEEP: NOT ESTABLISHED; EARLY INDICATIONS AROUND STEADY; RUN LARGELY NATIVE
-- LAMBS, CA-RYING MORE MEDIUM DESCRIPTIONS THAN USUAL;: ONE DOUBLE OF TEXAS


LAMBS INCLUDED*


FORT WORTH
rI niP


HOGS: SoFT On OILY HOGS AND
OASTING P s XCLUDED)
LT Lt AS(I40- 1602J GD-CH 6.35- 6 55
LT 'VT 6 fl; G 3
Gg* OH 6.560- .l
MED WT Df 3& 5
HVY 'VT --0 GD-C 6 10- D,45
S D-- H ,ii


AV QST WT.FOR V CL 6.-
SLA cHTER BATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS,:


STEERS (600-900-) CHICE
G0oD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900- 1 00") CHOI CE
't EDI UM
COP rtl ON
STEERS (100-13001-) UHjI CE
STEERS (1300-1500,) EDItUM
HEIFERS (550-850.) CHOICE
GOOD
"MEDIUM
COMMON
Cows: CHOICE
OM-~ ED.
Cow UUT--GUT
BULLS(YhLG EXCL) GDU-C H BEEF
I LUT- *s E i1-.
VEALERS (MILK-FED, GD-OH
M%.v/ED IUM
C ULL--OM,
CALVES (250.500:1) gLD--H
00C M--FAED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800Q. GD-0H
3T EERS (800. 1050t4) CGD-UH
COM-MED
HEIFERS: CD-OH
0! M1-tED
Cows: CD-OH
CALVES (STEERS)
MIED IUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LA.IS:
-LAMS: (C sN) ON
S MEDIA UM
^ ALL r OMMON
YrLG WETl E TIIL)5-O
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TELEPHONE: S-2209T


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT- 'TUESDAY.- JUN.EI 6, 1.931


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS -OFr LIVESTOCK 'AT


' : (I00 A.M.O ENTRAL TIME


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
H ICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
M AHA
KLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
;T. JOSEPH
1T. PAUL
WV- CH IT A
DEN VEnt __ ...__....
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WAJEEK AGo|I MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LASt WEEK
FORT WORTH RECEtPTS.


.CATTLE
.I 800
4 i oo0
4200Q
6 000
2,500
6 ;000
'500
2000
I t200.
1,800
S.400
.925
27S i 2
30j758
93,225.
73,958.
SHIPMENTS


CALVES


'500
1 ,.000
i(000
2,500
300
,300
'100
300
2,400


'300
.200
.100
10,700
9A. 00
23,050
20,750


ELEVEN MARKETS,


HOG s. HEE5oP H o'LDOV Er(:Or-: ; "' o


,000
22.000)
* II ,500"
8i500.
500.
5,000
.3,500.
S,7000
2,900,
1,700,
67 100.
4;T4600.
982,100
^ 69,900


3, i000
S,000
ooo10,000
8,I 00
13,0o0
4,500
4 500
4,so

.40
6,500
59i800
58 ,600
tT,7 800
136t200


-" '2o,6
S420
9,000 '3,000
S 500


'2,000


,|1,000
oo
*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED N THE DAYS
ESTIMATED'RECElIPTSo


AND'"ACKER'PURCHASES, MONDAY, JUNE 15, 1931o


CATTLE
r- t-%^ ,


AqTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,TUESDAY ,WK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,TUESDAY ,Y 'AGO .


i V9I
biUUI.
, y58


2,1.00
2,151


CALVES H
1 ,265


701
682


FORT 'ORTH.LIVESTOCK MARKET .TIJESDAY JUNE. IE 6 ,.-1
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND :SALES REPORTED UP TO. :00 PMi)


CATTLE: DIMINISHED.REdEIPTS OF CATTLE AND CALVES HERE TODAY ENABLED SALESMEN
To COLLECT FULLY STEADY PRICES FOR SLAUGHTER STEEPS, SHE-STOCK AND
LOW-CUTTERS. MOVEMENT OF THESE CLASSES PROVErD FAIRLY ACTIVE DURING MORNING ROUNDS
AND, IN SOME CAGES SALES-WERE SLIGHTLY HIGHERe SLAUGHTER: YEARLI.NGS AND BULLS WERE
ALMOST TOO, SCAR-CE TO PERMrT A FAIR TEST OF VALUES APPLICABLE TO SUCH CATTLEe.
STEERS PREDOMINATED' IN THf- DAYS' CATTLE' SUPPL'Y- PO'tED AT .1 ,800 HEAD. '
........ QUITE A, LI .TLE COMPETITION FROM ORDER BUYERS FEATURED TH:E ....TRADE IN
SLAUGHTER STEERS AND THE BETTER 'GRADES *OF FAT' COWS.' CARILOT SALES. OF GRASS SLAUGHTER
STEERS WERE 'REPORTED IN, A'RANGE OF $3.130 TO $4.65. A 10-CAR STRING OF MEXICAN
STEERS "OLD 'ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT '$4.00, LOCAL PACKERS PURCHASED SEVERAL LOADS OF
GRASSERRS AT $4.10 TO 4.25 AND A 3-CAR SHIPMENT OF BIG WEIGHT GRASSERS, AVERAGING
1,377 POUNDS, MOVED ON ORDER AT '4.65. THE POORLY TESTED MARKET FOR SLAUGHTER
YEARLINGS PRODUCED ONE O0R TWO SALES OF MEDIUM GRADE LITTLE.. CATTLE AT $6.00 AND SORT
LOT SALES OF-.BUTCHtR v- -EIFERS UNDER $5.00. .
i '
F .SEVERAL'LOADS OF GOOD FAT COW$ WERE REPORTED AT $4.00 AND ONE' LOAD
'OF HEtF'ERETTE'S SOLO AT ,4.50. BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET USUALLY AROUND $3.25
AND I'HE EVEN.O.NEY, $2.00, PROVED A POPULAR PRICE 'FbR LOW-CUTTER SORTS. No
BUSINESS OF CONSEQUENCE WAS TRANSACTED IN BULLS* .
SIC- C. :, SCARCITY OF DESIRABLE STOCK* CATTLE PREVENTED A QUOTABLE MARKET ON
COUNTRY A'C"0NT, BUT. DEMAND FOR STOCKERS APPEARED' RATHER SLACK.
S' SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS HELD MOSTLY. STEADY1, BUT THE MARKET
DEVELOPED ON AN UNEVEN BASIS AND OCCASIONAL SALES DENOTE? ADVANCES. NEARLY TWO
LOADS OF GOOD TO CHOICE STRONG'WEIGHT VEALERS TOPPED AT. 7.35 AND A PART LOAD OF
VERY GOOD HEAVY FAT-CALVES CHANGED'HANDS AT $6s65. WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF
LESS ATTRACTIVE GRADES SOLD IN THE $5.00 RANGE, WITH CULL SORTS SCATTERED ON DOWN
TO $3.00 AN, LESS.'

HOGS: AN ACTIVE DEMAND.EXISTED FOR THE LIGHT SUPPLY OF HOGS ON SALE HERE
TODAY, AND AN EARLY CLEARANCE WAS MADE AT PRICES STEADY TO 10 CENTS
HIGHER .RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 500 HEAD, INCLUDED 236 HEAD BILLED DIRECT TO
PACKERS, ABOUT 140 .TRUCK HOGS AND TWO LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.
PACKERS AND SMALL KILLERS PAID $6.70, THE DAY'S TOP9 FOR BEST RAIL AND TRUCK HOG'S
A LOAD OF GOOD RAIL HOGS' AVERAGING AROUND 21 0 POUNDS, MOVED AT $6.70 AND A LOAD OF
:MIXED WEIGHTS AND GRADES SOLD AT $6.60. MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF | 70 TO 230o
TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT, t6O., $6.65 AND $6.70 PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $5.00 AND
$5.25, STEADY TQ 25'CENTS HIGHER. .

SHEEP: RECEIPTS OF SHEE" AND LAMBS HERE Tr)ODAY, ESTIMATED AT 3,000 HEAD, IN-
--CLUDED VERY FEW GOOD TO CHOICE GRADES. PACKERS PLACED LOWER BIDS
DURING EARLY rlOUNDS AND THE MARKET WAS SLOW IN GETT ING STARTED MORNING SALES OF
FAT LAMES AND YEARLINGS APPEARED STEADY TO 25 CENTS LOWER AND LIMITED RECEIPTS OF
2-YEAR-OLD AND AGED WETHERS SOLD AT STEADY RATES. MEDIA UM 'TO GOOD FAT LAMBS.' MOVED
FRON$''5T00 TO"'5.50 AN,. FAIRLY GOOD FAT YEARLINGS SOLD UP TO $5.00. MIXED GRADE
2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $2.50 AND $3.00 AND MOST'OF THE AGED FAT WET.HERS
BROUGHT $1 50 -



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1:30 P.M (SEE OTHE iDE)


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638


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739


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4j175


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND .QUOTATIONS TUESDAY JUNE I6, 1931.
CHICAGO M.ARKET--10:50 AMo
CATTLE: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STE"RS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG; WEIGHTY BEEVES
-,.... SLOW, ABOUT STEADY; HEIFERS STEADY AND COWS SLOW AND WEAK; VEALERS STEADY;
BETTEl GRADES BULLS STEADY'BUT LOWER GRADES TENDING DOWNWARD; BEST YEARLING STEERS
Y9,675 EARLY; WEIGHTY BEEVES 825 BULK FED STEERS AND YEARLY NGS ELIG IBLETO JL 7*25
TO 8U00; MOST YEARLING HIFERS b750 TO 8.00, DRY LOT COWS $5.00 TO 6. 0rAND
GRASSY KINDS DOWNWARD TO 4<00 AND BELOW: LOW-CUTTERS AND'CUTTERS $2.55 T 3o7 p5.
MAJORITY DESIRABLE VEALERS $9.00 TO 9.50; BULK WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS p4.00 TO y4.35o
HOGS: AVERAGE QUALITY PLAIN; MARKET OPENED SLOW, WEAK SPOTS 5 TO I0, LOWER;
S... LATER TRADE ACTIVE, FULLY STEADY WITH MONDAY'S AVERAGE; 'GOOD TO CHOICE 180
TO 240# $6;85 TO T7*0(), EARLY TOP $7<0Q0 250 TO 290# $6,50 TO $6.85. FEW 300 TO 32 5-
A 7AQ 2 Tr29# 6 0'* 8' E
,S*1.5 TO 650; GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 170 b 36.60 TO, .,9Q. FEW $700 PIGS MOSTLY
$6 50 To $6,75, PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO 60; Rsi.ACKING S0WS $5.00 TO $5.50, SMOOTH LlGHT
WEIGHTS UPWARD TO J5eU70 AND ABOVE.
SHl:EP: LAMBS AND YEARLINGS STEADY, MOSTLY 15 T 25. L'OW.ER; ARLY FAT EW-S DULL;
GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMB16S O8wo TO $8.50 TO PACKERS, SOME
HELD HIGHER; ) LOADS CHOICE" L8AHOS.HELD AROUND 900 UNSOLD. NAT- E BUCKS MOSTLY
700TO $ 7.50, THROWOUTS 04. 8 TO. $5.b0; FED YEARLING'S $5.50 TO 6. 25, SOME HELD AT
LS.5.0,; FEW FAT EWES $1.00 to 2.00.
KANSAS CITY MARKET-- I.I:00 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG, S-OTS HIGHER ON
YEARLINGS; MARKET MOSTL.Y- STEADY WITH LAST WEEKt S -CLOSE; OTHER KILLING
CLASSES CATTLE FULLY STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS STEADY, LESS DESIRABLE GRADES AND
SLAUGHTER CALVESSLOW- WEAK; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS FULLY STEADY; SEVERAL LOADS YEAR-
.ING -TEERS8uo_0 TOQ. 3,w15, SOME HELD 9.00, BEST STEERSAND YEARLINGS EARLY $6.50 TO
S7S85; CHOICE 711I MIXED YEARLINGS .S 5 COMMON TEXAS ERASSERS $5.50; BUTCHER COWS
3Z TO 5.00; MEDIUM 0ULLS AROUND'3. 40 TO $6 GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS$6.50 TO
$00 8 LOA$5 AROUND 450 STOCK STEER CALVES 7.bU. -
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, SE(AY TO I0(Q HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S AVERAGE: PRACTI OAL TOP
7$67U) ON 180 TO E 30i; ODD LOTS HIGHER BULK 150 TO 30$6.40 TO .70
sows 10 TO 150, HIGHER, $4.85 To $5.50, FEW $5.60; PIGS 100 HIGHER, $6.25 TO 685
SHEEP: LAMBS STEADY TO' ?5 HIGHER; OTHER KILLING CLASSES STEADY; COLORADO LAMBS
--8.35, IDAHOS 6800, NATIVES $7.75; BETTER GRADE NATIVES MOSTLY z7.25 TO
$7'75; TEXAS YEARLINGS -.50 TO $5.25,
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I0:00 AM.
CATTLE:- STEERS ? LIGHT SUPPLY A FEWI FED KINDS STRONG AT $7e25'TO $7.75, WESTERN
GRASS STEERS AND COW STUFF STEADY; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS STEADY TO
STRONG; BULLS 25 HIGHER; YVALEnS 400 LOWER AT $8.00; SOME FED STEERS 7.2 TO
7 WESTERN STEERS Y5.5, T O 75; FAT4MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFFRS 72r TO 850
SOME 6yE TO BRING MORE, COWS 535 TO $4.75; LOW-CUTTER RANGE $.2D25TO 2(5 MEDIUM
BULLS $4.25 DOWN,'
HOGS: INITIAL DEALS MOSTLY 106 UNDER AVERAGE MONDAY; PIGS AND SOWS FULLY STEADY.
TRADE MO E AC3IVj IN LATER RALP AT PR 1CES I STRONG O 50 HIGHER THAN EARLY)
OP `7.20e MOST 10 TO 2 37.05 TO 1.1o; 110 TO 4 $7.00 TO 7.0; sows LARGELY
5.15 TO.5s5.35. "
SHEEP: REC IPTS LIDERALU QUALITY MOSTLY GOOD; BUTCHERS T.AKIlNG A FEW LAMBS EARLY
AT $8,550 AND $75, ABOUT STEADY; PACKERS TALKING LOWEFm.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CL.SE -SE CLOSE CLOSE 7 CLOSE


HOGS: SOFT OR QILY HOGS AND.
N=.G P:IG LU E .
LT OASTI XCLUDED $ 6.40- 3S6 $ 6$85- 7 05 25- 6 o
It WT D- --
H 2ru-8- 6a75- 5-
HVY .T 23; O... GD- 6' 6o 55 6.40- 6.9 6940- 6
0 Go-D. 568.Q-.6 'G
PKG Sows _75---} ,ED-UrD 475-- 5 25 5 75 k 5
SLAUGHTER ,G^tLO0- )G ---- 6.40- 6.85 p.2- 6.85
FO &TK I s(5> {0ZOA)GD-.0 IR -- 6- 40- 6685 25- 85
SC & ST;& 'T. 6.- EfL6.04- 206k- 659- 24:,. 6 39- 227#
*SLAUGHTER CATTLE. CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS t.bUU-,y.) UH ICE
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-1 1')"0",) RHOICE
Uor,1o
s* GOOD'
MED I UM
EOPMON
STEERS ( 100-1300:1) RHOICE

O CHOI CE
GOOD
STEERS ( I300- 5I00:-,) G,'OD
HEIFERS (550-850:) CHOICE
Gooo
GOOD
MEDIUM
COWS: OtHICE
COM-MED
...-Low GUT-CUT
BULL8 (YRLG EX0L) GD-OH (BEEF)
S CUT- OoM-, ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) Gr)-OH
,MEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-500:.) GoD-OCH
OON^t4ED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND HALVES:
STEERS (500-800) D-H
COM-M4ED
STEERS (800-10505-r') G D-OH
HEIFERS' 'G-OH
Con-PED
0 COPA-MED
oOW s^ t cOr .E
CALVES (STEERS) Gn-OH
SAMTrR P AD LAMEDIUMS:
SL A[IHTFR SH-rEP AND LAMSS:,q


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(ALL f)
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ItI MED-CH
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217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,
*"


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY JUNE.1 7, 9.31
TODAY'S ESTIMATED .RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVE4N MA'KTA
'(11 :00 "AMCENTRAL TIME) : .
CATTLE CALVES HOGS ]SHEEP -HOLDOVER_


Hogs
I RECT, THFU,


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARFDS
QMAHA
KLAHOMA CITY
.1 OUX C ITY
$T. Jb68ERHH
St. PAUL
WiCHITA
DENVER


TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,1,1 MARKETS
TO DATE THISWEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST '.WEEK


5800
5;500
9.000
2,500
7,000
600
S4,000
I. ,200
2,300
.700
.500
36,1 00
37, 000
129,325
110,950


400
!:0oo
3,000
1.,500
300
200
200
400
3,200
200
50:
10,450
9,850
33,500
30, 6DO


'200 3,i000
4 000 8,000
14,000 I'5;000
8,500 '6,000
14,000 .8i000
'500 -200
5-500 2,500
4,000 3,800
10,000 700
,800 .400
-. 0- 2,700
63,500 50,300
65,600 53;i600
245,R00 154,100
235,400 189,800


70
8,000 2,000
400


600


500
Soo

*APPROXIlMATE NUMBER OF
QIR4'CT'AND THIAU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
ESTI MATED RECEI PTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAY ,NE 16,J931.
CAtTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP

ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,723 550 568, 5,576
TOTAL SHIPMENTS ,451 230 3 -.-" :
PACKER PURCHASES- 83t 515 450 1 ,23.


FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,WyEDNESDAY ,WK AGO 2,271


,521 1 |60
07r? 2 -7n#"\


6,668
7 rynrc


FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,VEDN ESDAY ,YR AGO ;:- O k d I U1 1, D ,,
,, ,

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY.- .JUNE 17,. 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES RErPORTED UP TO I-:00 P.Mf.) V

CATTLE: ALLLI NES OF. BEEF MATERIAL WERE IN GOOD DEMAND ON TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE
S~AND -THE CATTLE MARKET AS A WHOLE -RULED FULLY STEADY, WITH SOME
STRENGTH SHOWN IN SLAUGHTER STEERS; MOVEMENT PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE ,DURING MORNING
ROUNDS AND A. GOOP NOON CLEARANCE WAS MADE. s LAUGHTER STEERS 'PREDOMINATED -I.N THE'
DAY 1 'SUr-PLY,, POSTED AT a2-,o00 -HEAD AN'd ,OW MJVE4 P.LF.T,."FU.. TIAN USUAl A "A
ALMOST COMPLETE RECOVERY cQF. MONDAY'S BIfEAK WAS INDICATED BY CARLO'T
SALES OF GRAAS SLAUGHTER STEERS FROM $4.25 TO $4,.75 AND BY TRANSACTIONS IN FED
STEERS FROM $5.00 TO-I"3.25.. SEVERAL LOAQS oF DESIRABLE HANDYWEIGHT, FD CATTLE SOLD
AT.$5.85 AND' TWO OR THREE CARS MOVED AT $5.00. .ORDER' BUYERS ',FURNISHED AN, .OUTLET
FOR A FEW LOADS QF GRASSERS THAT MOVED IN THE $4.00 RANGE. THE BETTER GRADES OFK
FAT YEARLING'S IWlRE SCARCE, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY, BUT OFFERINGS OF' THESE LITTLE
CATTLE INCLUDED A PART LOAD'OF GOOD HEAVY WEIGHTS THAT SOLD AT $7.50, THE PLAINER
GRADES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AROUND $6.00 DOWN. I.NCLUDING..'SORTS OF
BUTCHER HEIFERS, UNDER $5.00 .. .
C AS R I t 'A 6 r. -6p ; ;
S... COWS MOVED FREELY AND TRADE IN THIS CLASS CARRIED CARLOT T6POF
$4w50. THIS PRICE WAS PAID FOR ONE LOAD OF CHOICE I|144-POUNS COWSa .SEVERAL LOADS
OF BUTCHER COWS CHANGED HANDS AT $3,35 AND $3.40 AND SOME CUTTERS'WERE REPORTED AT
$2.50 TO $2.75, 'LOW-CUTTERS AROUND $2.00. NOMINAL VALUES PREVAILED IN THE MARKET
FOR BULLS, AS SUCH CATTLE WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING IN THE RECEIPTS' ..
SOME STOCK YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT STEADY RATES, ONE OR TWO "LOAD OF
STOCK StEER YEARLINGS SELLING AT 06.|0' .
SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS RULED STEADY TO STRONG, OCCASIONAL SALES
AT SMALL ADVANCES. IN MOST CASES, EARLY-WEEK'DECLINES WERE REGAINED. ONE LOAD, OF
GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES, ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER, SOLD AT $6.75 AND.OTHER'WEIGHTY
AVERAGED RAINED' DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6.00, INCLUDING CULL SORTS MOSTLY AT $3.00,
A PART LOAD' OF GOOD VEALEIS BROUGHT $7.25.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG TRADE TODAY WAS FEATURED BY SHARP PRICE ADVANCES, AND
SIMILAR UPTURNS WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS. EARLY SALES ON THE
LOCAL MARKET APr'EARED 1 0 TO 15 CENTS HIGHER AND THE MARKET CLOSED AT ADVANCES OF
30 TO 40 CENTS. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED EARLY AT ONLY 200 HEAD, PROVED LIGHT, A.S MORN-
ING ARRIVALS INCLUDED ONE LOAD AND A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET AND
ABOUT 160 TRUCK HOGS. ,THE DAY'S TOP OF $7.10 WAS PAID BY PACKERS FOR A LOAD OF
SORTED 192-POUND WEIGHTS THAT GRADED GOOD TO CHOICE. A PART LOAD OF GOOD RAIL HOGS
SOLD EARLY AT $6,85 .' BEST TRUCK HOGS WERE REPORTED AT $7.00 AND MOST OF THE BETTER
GRADES, OF 170 TO 2_40-,-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD FROM $6.75 TO $7.00. PACKING SOWS WERE
REPORTED UP "TO $5.50, ABOUT 25 CENTS HIGHER. '

SHEEP: AROUND 3,000 SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE OFFERED HERE TODAY, WITH THIS
"" "" SUPPLY INCLUDING A LIBERAL PROPORTION OF LOWER GRADE LAMBS. TRADE
PROVED SLOW AND THE LIMITED SUPPLY OF GOOD LAMBS AND WETHERS MOVED AT UNCHANGED
PRICES 'GOOD FAT LAMBS CHANGED HANDS FROM $5.00 TO $5.50 AND HALF-FAT LAMBS HAD
TO SELL AT $3.25. GOOD TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD UP TO $3.25 AND A FEW AGED
FAT WETHERS LANDED AT 1*50.. PRACTtCALLY NO GOOD FAT YEARLINGS WERE INCLUDED IN
THE RECEIPTS.



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





PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MiARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY JUNE [7, 1931o
CH ICAGO MARKET--I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: ALL YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG; WEIGHTY BEEVES
-- SLOW, FEW ABOUT STEADY EARLY BUT MOST BIDS WEAK TO LOWER; BUTCHER STOCK
A'BObUT STEADY ALTHOUGH LOW GRADE COWS DRAWING LOWER BIDS; BULLS WEAK* BETTER GRADE
V.EALES STEADY, OTHERS TENDING LOWER; EARLY TOP YEARLING STEERS $8.90 MEDIUM
HEIGHTS $8.50 AND HEAVI'ES $8.25; BULK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO $7e25 TO
$8.25; BULK DESI rABLE YEARLING 'HEI FERS $8.00 TO $8.25 BEST 8.50 DRY-LOT COWS
LARGELY 5.00 TO 00, GRASSY OFFERINGS DOWNWARD TO $4.00 AND BELOW; THIN LQW-
'TIERS DRAWING BITDS AROUND 2.50 AND BELQW; MAJORITY WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS Z4o 00 TO
4.25; .THIN LIGHT WEIGHTS DOWNWARD TO $3.25; CHOICE VEALERS MOSTLY $9.00 TO $9950.
HOGS: MARKET ACTIVE MOSTLY 15'TO 25, HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE PACKING
7-- .T SOWC SLOW STEADY -TO HI HIGHER; GOOD TO CHOICE 80" 24 7. 0 TO 87.20
'TOP $7.25 250 TO 3y00- 8.S65.TO 17.I5; CHOICE 310"TO 7 0*$6.1 TO 650 GOOD to
CHOICE I40 TO |70 .G.85 TO. 7.20; PIGS $6,75 TO $7.Q00, PLAIN KINDS 6.65 DOWN; PACK-
I NG SOWS $I5.10 TO' 35.u; SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHT TO .5,85 AND ABOVE. '
SHEEP: EARLY MARKET MOSTLY STEADY WITH TUESDAY'S CLOSE; INSTANCESQFWEAKNES QN
._7 "7 LIGHT WEIGHT LAMBS AND THROWOUTS; GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVES 7 *75 TO 2
TO -ACKERS$ FEW DECKS 8b850 TO CITY BUTCHER; BUCKS MOSTLY ,6.75 TO $7.25, THROWOUTS
4.;5 TO $t.50; 9 LOADS CHOICE IDAHOS HELD AROUND $9.00 UNSOLD; GOOD FED YEARLINGS
,6.UU; FEW FAT EVES $1 .0 TO $1.75.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I:00 A.M.
CATTLE: NATIVE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS SLOW BUT MOSTLY STEADY, STRONG WEIGHT
-'--"- STEERS COrIPARATIVELY SCA CE, A FEW SALES TEXAS* CAKE-FED STEERS ABOUT
STEADY; PLAIN GRASSERS TENDING LOWER; SLAUGHTER COWS SLOW, STEADY TO EASIER; BULLS
STEADY TO SJ0QRG; VEALErS AND CALVES.STEADY' STOCKERS AND FEEDERS UNCHANGED; EARLY-
ti" CHOICE 9o YEARLiING STEERS ,.8OU; CHOICE MIXED YEARLIINGS HELD HIGHER; Y'ARL.NG
HEIFERS'UP TO .8.UU00; MEDIUM WEIGHT STEER $.25;? FED TEXAS STEERS 6,25 AND D 6.5;
'QITTEI RISH LIGHT WEI GHT GRASSERS DOWN TO 4t 2L, STRONG WErGHT MEDIUM BULLS UP TO
i3,75; TOP VEALERS 38. 00; 5-CAR STRING 65 TEAS STOCK'E RS,$650e
HOGS: ACTIVE TO ALL INTERESTS, 30 TOO 35,l-HHR THAN,. T'SDAYTS AVERAGE; TOP
.... $7.05 ON 180 TO 22.; BULK 150 TO 32 4$6.80 TO $7.00. SOWS AROUND 250
HIGHER,, $5.10 TO $5.75; FEW $5,85; ,STA&GS 5.00 AND DOWN; PIGS I| TO 25b HIGHER ,
,6. 50"TO $7.00. -
SHEEP: LAMBS STEADY. TO .P5(- LOWER; YEARLING'S STEADY TO WEAK; ODD LOT. SHEEP .SXADY
..".. IDAHO LAME7S $7.75,' DEST NATIVES $7.50, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7,00 TO .50
TEtXAS YEARLINGS $5.00 TQ $5.1'5..,
S NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET-'10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS SCARCE NO EARLY SALES; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 250 HIGHER AT 8.25;
OTHER CLASSES STEADY WITH SOME INTERESTS BIDDING LOWER ON COW STUFF,.
TOP MIXED YEARLINGS 250 HIGHt*R FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND.HEIFERS 17.25 TO 9.00;
616 MIXED AT THE .TOP; COWS $.75 TO 94.75; LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 TO 82.75; MEDIUM BULLS
.0QTO i$4. 00.Q
HOGS: ACTI. VE, MOSTLY 250 H|GHPEr THAN AVERAGE TUESDAY; TOP '7.45; BULK 150 ;o
260k EARLY Y7.35 Tro ".40; 130 TO 1 50&, $7.25 TO 7.40.; sows LARGELY 5.35
TO $5.50. '
SHEEP: No EARLY SALES; PACKERS BIDDING UNEVENLY LOWER ON LIBERAL SUPPLY; QUALITY
MOSTLY GOOD. *--rCnr T At'n-ru nUiAIIfArI iZACnA I I TV I- T I TIfl I ,


HOGS: SOFT OR OILY, UOGS AND, ULA- v-o L--.-- ,
BOASTING P.IGS :XC LUDED)
LT LT" 40-iSG GD-CH $ 6.75- 7.00 A 6.85- 7. 5 $ 6 60- 7.00 $

'VT 22)j 'm ^C: ":4c7:|866 :8 7.25 6. 8Q 7:8
HVY 290J8-~o35 GD-fc 6:0-:7 5 6: ( 54 6.6-68
SLUTR60-67 .5PKG Sows '275-750Qk ,,ED-QRD 5.00- 5.50 5,jLO- Q.0 5L-58
IGS -T-- 68P ,.
AV CST IVT T L RDL.- 6, 64 20- 6.5 24 647- 24
SLAUGHTER AND VEALRS .
250 P?0 & 7 ,5-G, :8


STEERS (6oo00-900") CHOICE
GOOD
MEDiUM
0COMMON
STEERS (900-1 1iOCq) CHOICE
vaIOOD
MEDIUM'
UO r, 1 ON
STEERS (I 100-1 300) 0,CHOICE
.., GOOD
AED! UM
STEERS (1300-150 ,-) UHO ICE.
GOOD
HEIFERS (550-850r) CHOICE
GooD
MEDIUM
COMMON
Cows: SHoICE
GOOD
OrN-MI.ED
S- Low CUT-CUr
BULLS(YRLG EXOL) UD-CBrEF
4 UUT-COM- ED
DEALERS (M-fLKIFED) ",D-CH
DEDI UM
CULL-COM
CALVES (205000:) GD-CH
S0Cor0I-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AID CALVES:
STEERS (500-800-L) GD-CH
I! ) Co M -,,MED
STEERS ( 80 0,-105 ) Go--OH
HEIFERS: G GD--H
CrOr141-MED
oOWS: G D--oH
CON-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LA.BS:
LAMBS: (904 DN) Go- CH
MEDIUM
(ALL vT ) Q COMMON
YRLG "ET s % 110-) I)ED-CH
EWES. (90 I 5 ) MED-CH
SL20L-1 56) CUMED-CH
(ALL T S j ULL-COM


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2:00 P.M.


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UNITED STATES bEPARTMIENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEPS SERVICE


21,7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 3-2209.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRIDAY JUNE I9, 1931.
* ..TODAYIS ESTIMATED, RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(1 1:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
.... .. ^ HoeS ,
CATTLE CALVES HO.; s SHEEP HOLDOVER PE ijDIE -.RU
r WORTH I 300 -200V 300 -600 144
"AS C1 TY I ;200 : 300 3j500 2,000. 650
"_AGO 3;000 I ,000 18,000 9;000 .00000 4,600
ONAL STOCKYARDS 1,I500 800 7,00 2,500 700 500
iA 500 100 19,500 5;500
OMA CITY 500 200 600 200
x CITY 1500 I00 13500 5,000
JOSEPH 900 300 5,000 4,000
PAUL 2,500 2,200 9,000 "500
I.TA -.3 00 .100 1,200 .200 400
/ER 700 25 .700 6,900 4
\L 11 MARKETS 14;900 5,325 72i300 36j400 *APPROXIMATE NUMBE.P. OF
WEEK- AGOi.11 MARKETS 12i750 4,850 60,700 -36;900 'DIRECT' AND TH.RU HOG.S.
)AT TH 'V-EEK- 73,725 47,200 393,000 220,400 INCLUDED IN THE DAYoS
:PEIOD LAst WEEK |43,925 43,025 351 ,.. 269,900 ESTTMATED RECErPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, JUNE IJ 8L93'j,
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SH.EP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2i397 893 553' I1876
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 924 267 156' $40
PACKER PURCHASES 1,.244 482 344'::1,-27

FT.,WORTH ACTUALFRIDAYV.K AGO 1,847 -$33 218 748
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY,YR AGO 702 '472 461., 350

FORT WORTH L LIVESTOCK MARKET FRrDAY JUNE _193
(BASED ON rAAnKET CONDItIONS AND SAL S REPORTED UP. TO 1:00 P.M.)
.,!1*

CATTLE: SHORT RECEIPTS OF CATTLE,- FULLY 90 PERpCENT OF' WHICH k CONSISTED OF
SSLAUGHTER STEERS, WERE POSTED FOh TODA:yIS LOCAL TRADE. TH. STEEM
OFFERINGS, MOSTLY GRASnErS, ATTRACrED AN ACTIVE DEMANb-'AND SOLD DUfZING MORNING
ROUNDS AT GENERALLY STRONG PRICES. OCCASIONAL -GALES \PPPEAREO SLIGHTLY HIGHER, I..IN-
DICATING AN ADVANCE OF AR.U'ND 25 CENTS OVER A WEEK AGO. SEVERAL PURCHASES OF GfASS
CATTLE WERE MADE "bN ORDER .ACCOUNT ANQ' THE PACK TRADE PROOUCED A SERIES OF CARLOT
4, ....'q EV ;~ 5 ...
S'ALES;.AROUND $4 50. TO-, $6.00-' ,MOST OF THE GRAS, CATTLE SOLD,' HOWEVER, FRO4 $4.50
76 $500 *SEVE.AL'OADS OF VErYW PLAI N AND COMkM- LI044T ,WE.I.T GOn.ASSERS ".E E r-
PORTED ON ORDEII. ACCOUNT AT $4.25 AND $4.,35 .4 ,.. .
THt..TR'ADE N '-SLAUGHTEr Y^ARLINGS, SHE-STOCK,. LOW-cJTTERS KND-'EULLS
WAS VERY POORLY' TESTED, OWI'N3 TO ,CA-RCIlTY OF ,iTCH CATTLE IN THE- RECEIPTSS, AS A ,
MATTER OF' FACT,. THE BETTER GRADE$,.OF. 'FAT 4EARLiLNGS WERE r PRAQT-CAL.LY LACKING' A FEW
GOOD FAT COWS.CHANGED HANDS' AT .$3.175 AND $4.25,. INCLUDING ONE .LOA. AT THE FORMER
RICEE' BUTCHEh" COWS MOVED AROUND $3.25 TO $3.50 AND SOME LOW-CUTTER SORTS BROUGHT
$2.00 TO $2.25. INDIVIDUAL HEAD OF HEAVY FATt BULLS SOLD UP TO $2.75 AND AS HIGH AS
$3.00.


VERY LITTLE- BUSINESS :WAS' T'.AI.SACTED IN STOCK CATTLE AND CALVES, AND
THE.MARKET. ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT PRESENTED A NOMINAL APPtARANCE. ,
,* '" -. (. .- *
SLAUGHTER CALVES REMAINED.STEADY, DEMAND OATHEf QU I ET IN SPITE OF
THE LIGHT RECEIPTS. A FEW GOOD HEAVYrFAT CALVES SOLD FROM $6.00 TO $6.50 AND OTHER
WEIGHTY AVERAGES RANGED ON DOWN THE. LI ST,. INCLUDE N CULL SORTS, AT $3.00.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG TRADE TODAY, PRnVwD.((JNEVEN, WITH OPENING TRUCK SALES 10 TO
PO 20 CENTS HIGHER .THAN YESTERDAY-1S BEST TIME AND CLOSWIG W I TH. THE
ADVANCE LOST. NO RAIL 'HOGS WERkE OFFERED.' 'MRN.ING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 144 HOGS o
BILLED DIRECT TO.PACKERS AND ABOUT 250-TRlUCK HOG.S. SMALL KILLERS PAID UP TO $7.60
DURING EARLY ROUND AND PACKERS BOUGHT SEVERAL LOTS OF GOOD LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT
TRUCK HOGS AT $7.56. DURING CLOSING ROUNDS-, BEST TRUCK HOGS HAD TO SELL AT $7.40.
A FEW LOTS OF GOOD TO CHOICE 285 TO '300-POUND TRUCK BUTCHERS WERE -REPORTED AT
$7.25 AND $7.35. PACKING SOWS WERE VER.V SCARCE, VALUES UNCHANGED'I

SHEEP: ONLY 600 SHEEP...LAN.^LAM3BS WERE .'ESTIMATED rO'R TODAY'S LOCAL. TRADE,
MORNING ARRIVALS INCLAJDED THREE DECKS OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION
AND ABOUT 160 HEAD RECEIVEt .N'Y TRUCK. THE 'THREE DECKS WERE MIXED GRADE YEARLINGS
ANDI WETHERS AND SUPPLIES IN .THE TRUC.I< SECTION WERE MOSTLY LAMB'S. FAT LAM*S SOLD
FROM $5.00 TO $5..75, OR STEADY. A FEW WETHERS .SOLD STEADY WITH TWOS AT $3.00 AND
AGED WETHERS AT $1.50. .MEDI UM. TO ;GQOOD PAT YEARLINGS AT $4.75, W. TH; CULLS AT .
$3,00, APPEARED A LITTLE LOWER,. '


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PAGE. #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY JUNE 19, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERG AND YEARLINGS MOSTLY STEADY, WEIGHTY STEERS SLOW; SHE-'STOCK
-- DRAGGY, WEAK TO 250 LOWER; BULLS AND VEALERS STEADY; FEW LOADS LIGHT
STEEtS AND YEARLINGS $7.50 TO $8..25 PART LOAD $8,60; WEIGHTY STEERS MOSTLY $7 00
TO 775MOS YARLING HEIFERS $7.50 TO $8.25, DRY LOT COWS LARGELY A5 p0
GRASSY KINDS $4*0 DUOWN ,TO $3 AND BELOW; LOW-CUTTERS AND CTTRST 1 .SO .5;
WEIGHTY SAUSAGE 3ULLS 400 TO $4.25; BULK DESIRABLE VEALERS 8.0 TO $9*00
)4/5TO -05 BLODS 1ADE EL,
OG FEW EARLY SALES LIGHT WEIGHTS STEADY TO STRONG, LATER TRADE 5 TO 250
:--- LOWER, WEIGHTS ABOVE 220# FULLY 255 LOWER. PACKING SOWS OPENED STEADY;
LATER SALE 10 TO _256 LOWER; GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 220t $7.40 TO $7.60; PnACTICAL
lOP $7.65 FQR CHOICE 150 TO 180, LATER SALES LIGHT WEIGHTS DOWNWARD TO $7.25; 230
o 270,S7.O0 TO 73o; HEAVIER n WEIGHTS UNSOLDR PIGS 7.1|5 TO $7.50; PACKING SOWS
MOSTtY o5.15 to $5.p0, EARLY SALES UPWAnD TO $6400 AND A3OVEJ SMOOTH BUTCHER SOWS
TO $0*.3t*
SHEEP: MARKET MOSTLY STEADY EARLY;$YEAPLINGG8LESS ACTIVE THAN LAMS;5 GOOD AND
"<- CHOI CE NATIVE L AMOS MOSTLY $775 TO 82 TO PACKERS; TOP 4,e0 TO CITY
JUT$HE; BUCKS $S.75 TO T7.50, THRQWOS $450 TO 5.50; 5 LOADS AROUND 80 IDAHOS
.5 WITHOUT SORT; FED YEARLINGS $5.0U TO $.25, SOME HELD HIGHER; MOST FAT EWES
$1.00 TO $1.75.
: T KANSAS CITY MARKET-- I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: SOUTH TEXAS GRASS STEERS FAIRLY ACTIVE, FIRM TO SLIGHTLY HIGHER; OTHER
KILLING CLASSES SCARCE, UNCHANGED; VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS NOMINALBULK TEXAS STEERSF COMMON TO MEDIUM QUALITY $2 UQ&TO S,^/ ONE
LOAD AROUND |UU00j NEBRASKA STEERS $.77; GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS 6.50 TO 00.
HOGS: VERY SLOW FEW EARLY SALES STEADY TO 100 LOWER ON 20Q9 AND N HEAVIER
---" WEIGHTS 15 TO 250 LOWER; TOP 97.40 ON 145 TO 190#; 140 TO 200# $7.25 TO
$7.35; LATER SALES 200 TO 220#' $7.1I5 AND $7,20* MOSTLY 250 LOWER' SCATTERED SALES
230 To 300# $7.00 TO $7.20; CHOICE 350- AT _6_90; BIDDING 35 TO 400 LOWER ON SOWS;
FEW 5.50 TO $5.75; PIGS STEADY, $6.75 TO $7.35.v p.
SHEEP: LAMBS STEADY TO I00 HIGHER; YEARLINGS STEADY; TOPNATI E TAMOS .
--- BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7.00 TO 7.0; TEXAS YEARLINGS $4. TO .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: NOT ENOUGH STEERS TO MAKE A MARKET; OTHER CLASSES IN LIGHT SPgPY; GENERAL
-:t----'" LY A[3OUT STEADY; FAT HEIFERS $7.50 TO $8.25, COWS 83.50_TO 34.50; LOW-
CUTTERS $2.00 TO U2.50; MEDIUM aJLLS $4.00 DOWN; TOP VEALERS 8.25
HOGS: SLOW AND UNEVEN; FEW EARLYY SALES OF |60 TO 240 $7.70 AND $7.75o WEAK WITH
---- LATER TRADE GENERALLY 10 TO 150 UNDER THURSDAY'S AVERAGE AT 47,65 DOWN;
DUL4 150 TO 250 J7.G0,ANiD 7.65, .MEDIUM KINDS $7..50 WITH 302_AVERAGES $7.50 AND
315w $7.259 30 T6 150 97.50 TO $7.65; sowT LARGELY $5.50 TO $5.75.
SHEEP: OPENING STEADY; PACKERS TAkING OODr AND CHOICE GRADED LAMBS $8.25 AND
P----- 8.56, OTHER OFFERINGS LARGELY q$8.00 TO $8.25 WITH BUCK"LAMBS OUT AT
$1.00 DISCOUNT; THROWOUT LAMOS $4.00, MOSTLY, AND FAT EWES DOWNWARD FROMt $2.00o
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
S0EL ---- n-- O SE- .....LUS'


nHGS:( SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
-- ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
Lt LT (O-40,tO- GD-OH $ 7.15- 7.40
LT LT,-G D-OH 7.20- 7.4
L W (/8000 GD-OH 7.25- 7.40
AP WT :,D-CH 7.30- 7.40
Hvy WT (250-20 GD-CH 7.20- 7.40
S290-350; GD-CH 6.50- 7.25
HVYWT 290-2 G- H 720F- 7.40
PKG Sows 275-500 MED-GD 5.25- 5.50
SLAUGHTER PIGS(CLQO- 3)GDgHo* -.
FoR &STKR PIGS.([-|_I GD-CH -
Av COST & WT.THURS. P) GS EXCL) 7.19- 203#
S-6AUGHTER CATTLE., CALVES AND VEALERS:


TTEERS (o600-900#) OICE
,,GOOD
": MEDIUM
COMMON
GoOD
STEERS (900-I 1005^) 8HOi CE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (I100-13010) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-1500;'k) CHOICE
GOOD
HEIFERS (550-850') CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
Cows: CHOICE
GOOD
COM-MED
Low CU T-CUf
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-CH(BEEF)
$UT-COMN-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED G0D-H'
MAED I UM
LCULL-COM
CALVES (250-50,L) GD-CH
COM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (5O0--8004) GD-CH
COM-MED
STEERS (800-1 050/Q) GD-OH
COM-MED
H E IF ERS: GD-CH
CON-M4ED
Cows: GD o HC
CON-M--4ED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-OH
T S MED IUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP, AND LAM3SS:


LAMBS: (90# DN)
(ALL 'TS)
YRLG WETHERS'o9I
S120-15 ')
ALL WT S


GD-CH
MEDIUM
COMMON
IO^~)ME D-CH
MED-RCH
MED-CH
CULL-COM


3.75- 5s.0

3.75- 4.75






2.00-: 285



5.25- 7.00
3.00- 5.25
3.00- 5.25


$ 7.15-

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7.10-



6 75-











4.00-
6.080-
8i 50-


6: 00:








4-v2
*2


.... 6.25-
. .- .0 5,00-


5.25-

3 50-


5.75

5,00


7. 50

7.50
7. 5
7 .25








47.50
U0



4.50


5.0


7.00-
7.20-
7.20-
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:88:
3.00-
7.50 5.75-


7.50 5,75-
6S.25 3.75-
72r ? 5.0-
6 00 400:
;88 R. q,
6ir p8 00 55


7.50-r


1 .00-
.50-


7.40
-7:18
7, 0

5.85
7, 35


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775
5 75
7.


$ 7,40- 7.50
7,50- 7,60
7:,-,*^* 7o68
7.2 & 7.50
5. 7.0
5 25- 5,1
7.25- 7.45
7,611 T97#



7.0 8
S.50- 9.00











4:00- 4.75


3.50- 6.00
5.50- 7.00
4.00- 5.0
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- 25" ,o I o050-
1,245 a ,0-- .050-


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1025


6 /t9/31 RP
I:50 P.M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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


217 LIViSTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE G.-2.209


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY JUNE 20. 1931,
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OFr LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS&
(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


HoGs


CATTLE CALV.S3 HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER R i;ECTW
FORT WORTH 388P* 10 0 -- 48
KANSAS CITY 5 58 750 300 375
CHICAGO 500 400 8,000 3,0 3,000 7,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS .175 50 4,000 2000
MAHA C85 -- 8
yKLAHOMA CI TiY 10 30j50'00 50
.-OUX OCITY 300 100 3,000 500
T. JOSEPH 50 -- 1,200 3,300
ts'PAUL 150 50 1,200 300 5
J CHITA U O 1,10O0 100 500
gNVER_ 0 30 0100 4,200
IQTAL 1I MARKETS 9 25??^0 |t2O *APPROXIMATE NUMDE
;NE WEEK AGO, II MARKETS ,5 9 ,40 j 5 DIRECT AND THRU HO
TOTAL THIS WEEK 76,28Q 48,185 4L8,250 232,350 INCLUDED IN THE DA'
TOTAL LAST WEEK 146,450 44,000 3768,500 288,625 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS
S**TODAYIS ESTIMATED'RECEIPTS OF CATTLE INCLUDE 100 CATTLE
S ON THRU WILLING AT FORT WOItTH.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FnRIDAY, JUNE [9, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1.465 167 408 624


THIPU8


19800


R OF
GS.
-'S


TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
PACKER PURCHASES '23 268 321 581
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK 33900 3.IQ8 3 0 2 1 RP 2,
FT.WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK I3 9 37 2It, 134"SU
FT.WOnTH TOTAL THIS WK.LAsT YR. 10,290 3,671 4,166 3,488 ._
LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY JUNE 20, 1931.
(BASED.ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED U) TO6 11:00 A.M.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST'LOUIS
",OSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS:(SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED
LT LT i 40-|60 GD- H $"75- 7.40 $ 7.00- 725*$ 6,85- 7 5 $ 7.25- 7.35
Go-OH 74* 7'A0- -7a5* 70 -7 *5 0
LT WT HINT 7:60- 7 7:84 7.-.
MrI WT 20&,. g22D-- 7 7,40'
S2-25Of GoD--OH 37725 -7,40 690" 7,0 6.90- 7b5 7.10- 7-.35
M'Cm WT 0Q22GD-OH 7.35:-7.50 7.00- 7'05. 7.00-40 7.1 7e
PKG Sows 2 00P tlED-wGD 5.25- 5.50 5.00- 5.85 5600-- 5.85* 5.00-- 5.40
SLAUGHTER IGS7( Z03Y)Go-OcH ----- 6.85- 7.25 6.75- 7;35* 7.10- 7.30
FoR &STKR PIGS'(70-.I. ) Go-"% -...-& ..
F C) 4 611_S 5 C :V4 7..51- 2OU.
AG*NOMINAL.*
.FORT WORTH
CATTLE: TODAYIS. TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS STRONG TO AROUND
.-~---"-'-- HIGHER, SLAUGHTER YEAR.,INGS ABOUT STEADY, BUTCHER AND BEEF COWS
FULLY 25t HIGHER, CUTTERS AND LOCUTTER 5 TO 250 HIGHER; BULLS QUOTALEV STRONG TO
H-GHER; SLAUGHTEr CALVES AlROUND H n .Gr, SW.TS MORE; SJqCK STEERS AND Y IAIINGS
UNCHANGED. WEEK'S TOPS: FED STEER S $ 5 FAT YEARLINGS 7.U50, FAT COWS $'.5U,
HEAVY FAT CALVES V7`00, GOOD VEALERS $7.25, STOCK STEER YEARLINGS tp!Q? 0' BULK
PRICE. GRASS SLAUGHTER STEER -.$400 TO $5.00, FED STEERS _5,25 TO 5A85, TCHER
COWS 6.15 TO ,3.50,U CUTTERS 2.66 TO 2.b, LOW-CUTTERS $2.00 TO $2.25; LAUGHTER
YEARLINGS AND DULLS IN VERY LIGHT SUPPLY BETTER GRADES HEAVY FAT CALVES 57 TO
6.50; GOOD TO CHOICE VEALnRS $6.50 TO $i.25; CULL SORTS MOSTLY $3.00.
: REVIEW COMMENT: LOWER PRICES WERE POSTED IN TWO OR THREE DIVISIONS
OF THE CATTLE TRADE MPONDAYI DVT DEMAND IMPROVED AS THE WEEK PROGRESSED AND ALL OF
THE EARLY DECLINES WERE REGAINED., SLAUGHTER STEERS DEVELOPED SOME ADDITIONAL,
STRENGTH, CLOSING ON A STRONG TO 250 HIGHER OASIS, AND THE MARKET FOR BUTCHER AND
BEEF COWS APPEtRS FULLY 25r4 HIGHER FOR THE WEEK. CUTTER AND LOW-CUTTER GRADES ARE
QUOTED 15 TO 25 HIGHER, OUT NO MATERIAL PRICE CHANGE HAS OCCURRED IN ANY OTHER
CLASS OF CATTLE. THE WEEK'? RECEIPTS HAVE BEEN WELL UP TO NORMAL VOLUME, WITH
SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMING DIG BULK OF THE CROP ON MOST DAYS. SINCE MONDAY, ORDER
BUYERS HAVE PROVIDED QUITE A LITTLE COMPETITION FOR MEDIUM AND LOW-COSTING GRADES OF
GRASSERS, THESE-CATTLE SELLING MOSTLY IN THE 4*00 RANGE AL LIMITED AMOUNbT OF
BUSINESS IN SHOr T-FEDS H8 BEEN RANSACTED AROUND $5.25 TO 95.85, AND THE BEST .FED
STEERS SHOWN DROUGHT S06 AND 6.25. b "MORE ACTIVE MOVEMENT DURING MORNING ROUNDS
HAS BEEN A TRADE FEATURE SINCE ONDAY, R|8ULTING IN GOOD DAILY CLEARANCES. SCAR. 'rTY
OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS AND SAUSAGE.DULLS HAS PREVENTED A GENERAL TEST OF VALUES.AP-'
PLICAOLE TO.SUCP. CATTLE. THE SUPPLY OF BEEF AND DUTCHER COWS, HOWEVER, HAS' HON
SOME INCREASE ANDN.UMEROUS SALESOF FAT COWS HAUE.DEEN MADE AROUND p3.75 TO 4.UO ,
ADDITION TO A ORLO" TOP' OF $4.bU, PAID WEDNESDAY FOq ONE LOAD OF CHOICE HEAVY,.COWS,
AVERAGING /,I.441#. SEVERAL ORDERS FOR STOCK AND ,EEDING STEERS WERE FILLED DURING
THE FOREPART OF.'T.HE WEEK AT COST FIGURES OF $4.60,0 Q :5.25 QUOTABLY STEADY. $OME
GOOD STOCK 'ST EF, VEARLINGS WERE ALSO TAKE OUT AT, TOb.fI 1 THE RECEIPTS OF STOCKERS
DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE BEEN VERY.LIGHT. 'TH1 WEEK S TRADE IN SLAUGHTER CALVFS
AND VEALRSS OPENED WITH A ,DOWNWARD TREND, "FOLLOWED BY -FULL R.OVERY OF EARLY DE-
CLINES. GOOD TO CHOICE HEAVY FAT CALVES A1RE LISTED FROM $6..b TO0-$7.00 AND A FEW
.GOOD VEALERS HAVE' OEEN SELLING UP TO .$7.25
HOGS: SELLING PENS REMAINED EMPTY IN THE CARLOT SECTION OF THE HQG MARKET
.. .. HERE TODAY AND THE LiMITED SUPPLIES 0 f TtUCK HOGS, ABOUT I ,HEAD'S
MADE A CLEARAN AT MOSTLY .STEADY. PRICES k SOME SALES APPEARING STEADY TO A IUM H rGHEPR
THAN YESTERDAY'S CLOSE.' 5EST TRUCK HOG. .vTQ,,PED. O',SMALL KILLER ACCOUNT AT ND
BULK OF THE BUSI NESS.WAS TRNSACTED AT_$:_35 AND 7.'tU, WI TH SOME PACK! NG ,.^W S
MOVING AT STEADY PRICES OF $5.2-5' AND $5.50., THE AYAV1S RECEIP-TS OF AtOOUT 7UU 'HOGS"'
INCLUDED i4+81 DIRECTS... .. ." ..... : : ,
SHEEP:. TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL.F:OR WEEK: FAT y'tArLINGS 250 FowERA; iA 'LAMBS
....' .AND WETHEflS STEADY; E3ULK MEDIUM TO CHOIO1CE FATLAMBS 5.UO TO- ./75b
FAT YEARLING NG $4.75 TO o5.25, CLOSING TOP FAT' YE"ARLiGS $5.00; 2-YEAR-OLD FAT '
WETHERS$3.OU AND 53.25; AGED F AT WETHERS MOSTLY O $1.50. } *r
WHREVE[Ew COMMENT : LbCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEIPTS THIS WEEK TAPERED OFF
TO VERY SMALL VOLUME, THE TOTAL PROVING. LESS THAN ,HALF THE RECORD SUPPLY CREDITED
TO A SINGLE DAY, MAY 1 ITH. MEDIUM TO GbCOD FAT L'AMDS AND YEARLINGS HAVE PREDOMINATED
IN THE RUN AND A GOOD DEMAND HAS EXISTED FOR GOOD TO CHOICE OFFERINGS, ALTHOUGH DE-
MAND FOR FEEDERS CONTINUES VERY NARlROW.


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PAGE #2.
TELEGRAPH IC REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

"' *- CHI-CAGO MARKET -
SCATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO.: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEEFRS STEADY, MEDIUM AND
HEAVY WEIGHTS MOSTLY 25 TO 50( LOWER; YEARLING HEIFERS AND DRY LOT BUTCHER
STOCK STEADY 3UT GRASSY KINDS VERY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST AND TOOK SEASONAL UNEVEN
.,ND SHARP DECLINES; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS 25D;OR; 3UL.LS, 15 TO ?25 LOWER; VEALERS
STEADY TO 50( DOWN; STOCKER.*AND FEEDER TRADE PRAGrICALLY AT A STANDSTILL OWING TO
MEAGER SULLIES AND NARROW -NOyI RY; YEARLING STEE S-,TOPPED AT .$890 WITH MIXED YEAR-
LINGS $8.65; HEIFERS 3.0;MEDUM WEIGHT DEEVES$880o, HEAVIES o8.50; 'ULK FED
STEERS AND YEARLINGS $7.2,, .TO t8.25, KOSHER HEIFERS TOPPED AT $8.00 AND COWS $6.25;
3ST WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS $4.35, SELECTED VEALERS $.50, DES RADLE STOCKERS MOSTLY
$6.00 TO $6.75 40,
HOGS: QUALfTY MOSTLY PLAIN, MARKET UNEVEN, (.5 TOr.'.400' LOWER THAN EARLY FR DAY OR
WEAK ,TO |O. OR' MORE DELOW THE CLOSE; DEST-I 50 TO "| 70 $7.25; SEVERAL LOTS
J1:90 TO 250N $7?700"TO $72'0; 250 TO 410- $6.60 TO $7,00; 43C 56.40. FEW LOTS GOOD
PFiGS $7.00 TO $7,p01, PLAIN KINDS $6,75 DOWN; PACKING' SOWS $.0 TO 5.55, SMOOTH
LIGHT WEIGHTS UPWARD TO $5.85 AND AROVE; UTCHER SOWS UPWARD TO $6.00 AND AMOVE.
SHEEP: TODAYIS MARKET 'NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: 56 D.OUDLES FROM FEEDING STATIONS,'
1-.. 32,400 DIRECTS. 'COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: FAT LAMDS 500 TO $1 00 LOWER,
CLOSING FAIRLY ACTIVE AT DECLINE; FAT YEARLINGS AND EWES 25 TO 50( LOWER; FEEDING
LAMRS NOMINAL. WVEEKIS TOP 9.00, PAID EARLY FOR ROTH NATIVE AND RANGE LAM3S; CLOS-
ING DULK GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMPS $7.75 TO $83.25 BEST $8.50;
RANGERS $825 NATIVE DUCKS $6.75 TO 7.25, THROWOUTS $4.50 TO $5.50; FED YEARLINGS
$o50 TO $.65. GRASSY KINDS DOWN TO $3.50 AND DELOW; CHOICE AGED WETHERS $4.50; FAT
EWES $|.00 TO 1'o75. -
,,N E S..,1,

S," KANSAS CITY MARKET -'
CATTLE: FOR WEEK; FEW DEEf. STEERS AND YEARLINGS $STEADY TO 25( HIGHER, LIBERAL
SWATERFILLS CONSIDERED; STRONG WEIGH-T FED STEERS COMPARATIVELY SCARCE,
FAIRLY LI DERAL QUOTA TEXAS GRIASSERS OFFERED; COWS,.WE.AK TO MOSTLY 25% LOWER; 3ULLS
AND VEALERS STEADY; WEIGHTY VEALERS AND SLAUGHTER CALVES WEAK TO' $1.00 LOWER;
STOCKERS AND FEEDERS"IN LIGHT SUPPLY, STEADY TO1;S.4RONG. I'VEEKt'STOPS: YEARLING
STEERS $8.85, .EARLING HEIFELS $8.35, MEDIUM WE'ibHT STEERS $8.25 HEAVY STEERS
$8.00, VEALERS $8.00, DULK PEp- STEERS AND YEARLINGS 66.75 TO $8.00, TEXAS STEERS
MOSTLY $5.00 TO $86.25, sTOC;Rns.-$5.25 TO $7.00,.. SHORT YEARLINGS UP TO $7.75.
HOGS$ : OPENING AROUND 15TQ 25^ LOWER-THAN FRIDAY'S GENERAL TRADE ON 180^ AND
DOWN; HEAVIER WE.IG:TS 106 LOWER ;MOT:'" 0 TO 250r $7.00 TO $ 7.15, TOP
37.15 ON 140 TO'7,; SOW, AN '.PIGS NOMINAL...,'
SHEEP; FOR WEEK: SHEEP',-AND: BETTER GRADES NATt'VE LAMOS STEADY, WESTERN LAMDS 25
------. TO 406 LOWER; COMMON NATI VES 50d TO $1 .00 OFF; YEARLINGS STEADY TO WEAK;
TOP COLORADO LAMt3S .45, ".L`TE' TOP | DAHOS $7*75; TOP NATIVES 87.75; BETTER GRADES
MOSTLY A7.00 TO 176 b0; TEXAS'YEARLINGS LARGELY' *4.75 TO 5.25, FAT WETHER T GD75E
TO $2*00, ODD HrSAD FAT EWES t I."5 T0$li.50. 1

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. (EaST.,LOUIS) MARKET -
^ ^/ J.L- %o, # ; ,
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WC;LO'SE 'OF LAST, WEEK: 'STEERf'S" GENERALLY STEADY WI TH DESI RABLE
"*- LIGHT WEIGHT RAT,"KINDS' 256,rIGHET, MI XE7 YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS 256 HIGHER
COWS, CUTTERS AND LOWV-CU!TTERS'50 TO s5 LOWER;. MEDIUM DULLS VEALERS AND STOCKER
CATTLE StEADY. 7Tos> ForW W-EXK 616 D MrIXED IEARLIN..S. $9.00, 78N4 HEIFERS AND 96AN #
STEER YEARLINGS 38.75; 137 ', MATURED ,STEERS" $8.25.; TEXAS STEERS $6.25, COWS $5.50;
MEDIUM DU.LLS I 4.25, VEAL-R-S $8.50, STICKER iTEhs' S;$G-. 50. BULKS FOR WEEK: NATIVE
STEERS $6.50 iO 8.25F .TE'XAS STEER'S $5,25 TO $6.00, FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS
$7.50 TO A850. -rE~lUM FLESHED KINDS $6,4" T, n '7.?.;,COWS $3,75 TO $4.75; LOW-
* CUTTERS 2,25 TO -,2,75, STOCKER STEERS $5,00 TO $..o,5, C T .
HOGS: SLOW, VERY ERRATIC TRADE ON ORDER DUYI NG-AO('qOLt~fT' T40 $7T.40 WITH A FEW
LOTS AT HlGHER'F'I'GURES' UNSURSTANTI ATED DY r'A-C'K^R A^' BUTCHER RIDS; MOST
150 TO 2304 $7.25 TO :7.33 25Q*$7.I0;GENERAL MARKET 15.TO 25( LOWERTHNFRI. CLOSE!
SHEEP: COM.PAQED WI/lTH CL9SE LAST WEEK: FAT LAMDS 256 LOWER; ALL OTHER CLASSES"
-" ** AND SHEEP STEADY; .TOP FOR WEEK $8.75, PAID SPARINGLY FOR BUTCHERS AND PACK-
ERS. DULK GOOD AND CHOICE GRADED LAMDS:. FOR WEEK $8..25 ANDI $8.50; OTHER LAMOS $3.00!
T$.60:5, DUCK LAM.S ,G,. .O, $7,50; THROWUTS $y4.,0.0; FAT" EWES LARGELY $ 00 TO
$ 2 0 0 ,- -: .



HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION
"EEKS ENDING FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 1931 AND JUNE 20, 1930.

1931 1930
CHICAGO, ILL. 99 264 139i 123
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. 10,005 24;578
KANSAS CI'TY, KAN. 43i584 61, 113
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.LoulS, MO. 42,097 59;686
NEW YORK, M.Y&AND JERSty CITY, N.J, 24,804 23;137
OMAHA, NE:R. 45j762 56 774
SIOUX CITY, IOWA. :. 25,436 2 29;40
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH9- Mo. 14,231 24,934
SOUTH ST* PAUL, MINN. 38,955 389005
TOTALS 344, 138 ,. .' 456,751







6/20/31 RP
1 :00 A.M. STERLING EENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.

I9.9 V9990 Z9, V

V]INOi:1 JO A/IS :AINn







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


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'IVORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT MONDAY JUNE 22, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN ,MARKETS.


(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
STr, JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
Wi CHITA
D ENV ER


CATTLE
5 600**
10 500
21 000
4,500
II ,500
3500
3; 500
2,500
7,700
600
2.300


CALVES
800
2,00
2,500
2,500
300
300
"300
500
3,300
400
1 50


HOGS SHlEEP
1, 300 3,000
5 000 5,000
38OOO I0(000
8500 5,500
91500 10,000
1600 200
5 000 3,500
41000 8,500
12500 "800
14900 400
3.400 2.600


HOGS
HOLDOVER DI RECT*THRU*.
9326
1,260 -
2,000 14,000
1,000 1,000
330


600


TOTAL II MARKETS 70;200 14,050
ON: WEEK AGOII MARKETS 66,100 12,350
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF CATTLE
900 ON THRU BILLING AT FORT WORTH&


90,700
I 115,000
INCLUDE


49,500 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER 0i
54,000 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED IN THE DAY1S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, SATURDAY, JUNE 20, .1931.*


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT WORTH ACTUALMONDAY,WK AGO
FTsWORTH ACTUALMONDAY,YR AGO


CATTLE CALVES
283 66
166 120
48 7

5,091 1,265
I ,673 521


HOGS
661
628


SHEEP
98
r29


638 4,175
822 1,1|93


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY JUNE 22, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: STEADY PRICES WERE PAID HERE TODAY IN PRACTICALLY ALL DIVISIONS OF
THE MARtKET FOR CATTLE AND CALVES, DESPITE FAIRLY LIBERAL RECEIPTS.
YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR TOTALS OF 5,600 CATTLE AND I ,800 CALVES, BUT THE CATTLE
RUN INCLUDED ABOUT 900 HEAD ON THROUGH BILLING.
.,. RASS SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMED BlIG BULK OF THC CATTLE SUPPLY AND
ORDER BUYERS FURNISHED A GOOD OUTLET DURING MOrNING ROUNDS FOOR STEERS COSTING FROM
$4oI0 TO $5.00. ABOUT 20 LOADS SOLD .ON ORDER ACCOUNT DURING THE FORENOON, MOSTLY
AROUND $4.50 TO'$4.30. PACKERS BOUGHT GRASSERS IN MUCH THE SAME PRICE RANGE AND
AL$0- PURCHASED SEVERAL LOADS OF DESIRABLE FED STEERS. THE BEST FED STEERS WERE RE:-
PORTED AT $5.85, $4.00 AND $6G10. CATTLE THAT SOLD AT $6.10 WERE STRONG WEIGHTS
AND THREE LOADS THAT MOVED AT THE EVEN MONEY WERE RATHER LIGHT WEIGHTS*
TRADE IN YEARLINGS WAS FEATURED BY A TOP OF $7.50, THIS PRICE PAID
FOR TWO LOADS OF GOOD TO CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT HEIFER YEARLINGS. OTHER SLAUGHTER
YEARLINGS CHANGED HANDS AT $7.25, $7.10 AND LESS, ONE LOAD OF LIGHT WEIGHTS ON THE
HEAVY CALF ORDER SELLING AT $7.25. SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS IN PLAINER GRADES WERE
SCATTERED USUALLY AROUND AND UNDER $5.00.
SHE-STOCK AND LOW-"CUTTERS SOLD RATHERFREELY WITHIN A PRICE RANGE
OF $2.00 TO $4.00. ONE LOAD OF GOOD FAT COWS BROUGHT $4.00, SOME BUTCHER GRADES
WERE REPORTED FROM $3.25 TO $3.50 CUTTERS AROUND $2.75 WITH A FEW UP TO $3.00 AND
LOW-CUTTERS MOSTLY FROM $2.0U TO 42.25. No BULLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE RECEIVED.


STEADY RATES.
$4.85.


A LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOCK CATTLE AT
RATHER PLAIN STOCK STEERS MOVED OUT AT COST FIGURES OF $4.25 TO


THE CALF MARKET PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE, RESULTING IN A GOOD CLEARANCE
BEFORE THE NOON HOUR. TWO LOADS OF GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS SOLD AT $7.00 AND SEVERAL
LOADS OF DESIRABLE STRONG WEIGHT AND HEAVY FAT CALVES MOVED AROUND $6.00. TH4
BETTER GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES WERE REPORTED FROM ft6.25 TO $6.75, OFF-QUALITY
GRADES AROUND $5.00 DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS AT 83 00.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS FOR TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 800 HEAD AND
..LATER INCREASED TO 1 300 HEAD. MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 931 HEAD
BILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT 325 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED.
TRUCK HOGS MOVED EARLY AT PRICES STRONG TO 10 CENTS HIGHER, AS COM-
PARED WITH THOSE LISTED SATURDAY. PACKERS PAID $7.55 THE DAYS TOPs DURING CLOS-
ING ROUNDS AND BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 2506-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD FROM
$7.40 TO $7.50. A FEWi PACKING SOWS AT $5.50 APPEARED STEADY.

SSHEEP: THREE THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL
S --TRADE. SEVENTEEN DECKS WERE OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION AND ABOUT
500 HEAD ARRIVED BY TRUCK. PACKERS WERE OUT EARLY AND BOUGHT FAT LAMBS AT PRICES
25 CENTS HIGHER AND AGED" FAT WETHERS RULED 25 TO 50 CENTS HIGHER. FAT YEARLINGS
AND 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS HELD STEADY. THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT LAMBS MOVED
READILY FROM $5.50 TO $6.00. FAIRLY GOOD FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $4.75 AND 2-YEAR-OLD
FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $3.25. MOST OF THE GOOD AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $2.00,
ALTHOUGH SOME HALF-FAT AGED WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT $l.50.




6/22/31 RP (SEE OTHER S DE)
1:30 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE) 1 .





PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARI(ET"CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS MONDAY JUNE 22, 19331
t CHICAGO MARKET--! 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: VERY SLOW, FB LIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY ON SPECIALTY AC-
-- COUNT, GENERALLY BIDDING AROUND 250 LOWER, MEDIUM WEIGHT AND Wi /GHTY
STEERS DRAWtSIG SIMILAR BIDS; DRY-LOT COWS ABOOT STEADY; KINDS SHOWING GRASS UNEVENLY
LOWER; BULLS STEADY; CHOICE VEALERS FIRM* LOWER GRADES TENDING DOWNWARD, FEW SALES
FED YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS $7.50 TO $8 40, EARLY TOP $8.75; PRACTICALLY NO
WEIGHTY STEERS SOLD; FEW. YEARLIRNG HEIFERS 7 TO825;MXED-YEARNG 840
BeTTERGRAbE bRY-LOT COWS' 5.00 TO $6.00, BIDDING AROUND $3.50 TQ $4 00 ON PLAIN
GRASSY KINDS BUOLK SAUSAG BULLS $3.75 TO $4UU, FEW HEAVIES TO 4.2; CHOICE HANDY-
WEIGHT VEALERS AROUND 9o 00, FEW SELECTS TO $9s0o "
-HOGS:" MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE, 15 TO MOSTLY 250 HIGHER THAN 'S&T.UDAY S AVERAGE
'T~- S .. OME LqH WEIGHTSUP MORE GOOD T,,CHICE 160TO 220 7.40 TO $5 TOP
v17.60; 230 TO 28 o.07 uo 0 87.40; 500 TO 320 $o3.65 TO '6.85; PIGS MOSTLY .7U00 TO
_7.35, STRONG WEIGHTS TO $7'50 PLAIN KINDS DOWNWARD TO $6.50 AND BELOW; PACKING SOWS
p5.35 TO $5.75, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $6.00 AND ABOVE, EXTREME WEIGHTS $5.25 DOWN.
SHEEP: MARKET.FALRLY ATIVE, MOSTLY STEADY; EARLY.BU.K GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE
-- .....LAMBS 7(5 TO $. TO PACKER$, FEW LOTS $8.50 TO CITY BUTCHERS, BUCKS
MOISTLY $6.75 TO 3725, THROWOUTS AROUND $5o00; 4 CARS RANGE LAMBS UNSOLD; MEDIUM TO
.GOOD YEARLINGS $3.50 TO $5*50, SOME HELD HIGHER, FEW FAT EWES $I100 TO 1.75-
'KANSAS CITY MiRKET--I I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: SLOW, YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS"OPENING STEADY TO WEAK, TALKING 25- OR
"'-..." MORE LOWER ON MEDIUM WEIGHT AND HEAVY STEERS; WATERFILLS LIBERAL; MOSTLY
SLAUGHTER STEER RUN; COWS SLOW, BIDDING LOWER ON INBETWEEN GRADES; BULLS AND nOOD TO
CHOICE LIGHT VEALERS STEADY, WEIGHTY VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS
OSTLY STEADY, EARLY SALES YEARLINGS $7.00 TO $8.0, CHOICE AROUND 775# HEIFERS
00; SEVERAL LOADS CHOICE YEARLINGQ HELD UPWARD TO o8.50; AROUND 25 CAnRS TEXAS
ST4ERS OFFERED; MEDIUM BULLS MOSTLY ..40 T0$365,, F' STRONG WEIGHTS $3.75, GOOD
TOCHOICE LIGHT VALERS 700 TO 8 ; BULK TOS OCKERS $5.25 TO $7.00; ONE LOAD 50O,
SHORT YEARLINGS $7(75
HOGS: FAIRLY AG-TIVETO SHIPPERS TAKIINIG BULK OF RECEIPTS MOSTLY 250 HIGHER THAN
H-SATUPDAY1, AVERAGE ON LIGHT*AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS; HEAVY WEIGHTS AROUND 10.
HIGHE; TOP $7;40 ON 180 TO 200 M 6ST60 TO 260# $7.25 T $D40; FEW 290 TO N2
H6.90 TO $7O0; SOWS STEADY, TO 5.75; STAGS MOSTLY 5 AND DOWN, FEW 50
TO .75; 9STAGAN
PIGS AROUND 10O HIGHER, UP TO 7.45.
SHEEP: NATIVE LAMBS ACTIVE, STRONG TO 250 HtGHER, SORTING LIGHT YEAnLlNGS AND ODD
LOTS SHEEP STEADY- TOP NATIVE LAMBS $7.80; BETTER GRADES MOSTLY p7.50 TO
$7.80; TEXAS YEARLINGS 5.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (ES'TLOUIS) MARKET--9:45 A.M.
00; P U '0....E' O
CATTLE:* MEDIUM BULLS STEADY; TOP $4 00; VEALERS 25( HIGHER, TOP $8.50; MARKET NOT
'DEVELOPED ON OTHER CLASSES; INDICATIONS. ABOUT STEADY ON DESIRABLE YEAR-
LING STEERS AND LOWER ON ALL OTHERS; OND LQAD OF YEARLINGS 8)50; A VERY FEW LIGHT
MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFER"S STtADY AT y-.5U TO 8 .5,v BIDpING LOWER ON ALL OTHERS AND
ON ALL COWS; NATIVE STEER RUN FAIRLY L!BERAt..; 36 CARS OF TEXAS GRASS CATTLE IN,
OTHERS DUE TO ARRIVE LATER b
HOGS: ACTIVEMOSTLY 25 HIGHER THAN SATURDAY'S. VE RAGE; SOW 10 TO 150 HIGHER;
TOP IS5y MOST GOOD AND.HQLCE 1 45 TO 250^,,$55 AND ,7.60 T 4DjUMTO
GOOD 7.50 AND 7ioS; 260. TO 28 $.5TO .45; 35 130 TO 4 7.50;
SOWs s5.25 TO $5.50.
SHEEP: NO EARLY SALES' PACKERS B1 DD ING: LOWER; SUPPLY OF SHEEP VERY SMALL AND DE-
,MAND RESTRICTE.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
'HOGS,:(SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND, -u cL0E CLOSE CLOSE
-- OASTING PIGS EXCLUDED) | |
LT LT I -, 3. GDo-CH .2- 75 $ 7,2- 7,5 7..00- .7.5 7-50- 7.
LT &VT ( AT.Pir GD-CH 7.30- 7.55 7.36- 70 7.25- 740 70- 7.65
.~~9 060D- H ,. -- ,4 --J#
ME D VT D 3f
HvG Sow .40-36O0-.3 JE--D 5.25- 5.25- 7 .0

SLAUGHTER IGos( 00-1 93 ) GD-CH .... 7;-00-0000 7..45. 7.25- 75
FDR &xSTKR FPIGS(70--[30C,) GD Cb! 0"5 7.0-7.4 --
AV C0OST & WT. SAT.(PIGS .EXCL ) 73 04 : ~ ~ Z 7.25-- 20 8
Av COST &-"'T*FQOr ,WVK .". 5 8.94- 207 6"- 731-2
SLAUGHTER CATTLE-, CALVES AND DEALERS: b 7
CE --' 82-9 :80-88 85-90
STER (60'0~ CH. ,25' 7.? 7.55.5 70 .0 77-~5
MEDIU ... ..6. .UQ 7.7 5.75 7o 5.7-7


STEERS (900-I1100-7) CNOI CE s.o: : :
MEDI UM ::


STEEL YRS ( 03 300DL) HO-I-CH E--2
UT- GOOD -,-.7- 62 7D7


rDRG&c.K.R.00DTLE.7ND *,8
HEIFERS ( 550-8 50:;) CHOICE so-- 5.'502 8
'UO'MMON 5. (0oR-4*- 0- -
Cows: CH I CE- ...5.


BULLS(YRLG EXCL) D -C E -- -. ..4a
MEDIUM -goo- b.U g50
CALVES (250-500GCU O 56LL8OM, ---... ...0.5 2
GDCH 5*50088 3 .0n 5,00 3N
FDR & STER CATTLE AND S LVB :




RP- I...
STEERS1 PM U....)..H TER INGEHE7,
STEERS1(8006-100N,) GD-CH 98 9 -:
IOEI=FERS: G-10 PH 00-- Ib
CALESCov-MED "&a 4ov
cows: G D- CH. -
CAVS(STEERS) GD-CH --0 --0 -* *- A7:
ME D Ium -a" -mo-o-am- Is"00.5.
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMPES:
LAMBS: 0 D) ED-O I UM ~ 6 ~9 ~ r~~f
LL VCOM r
YRLG 'VET EDCUL :: .
EWES:- 1106)ED-8H 3

6/22/31 M-P STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.
LU 9880 9990 i






I UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
,- BUREAUEU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NPCS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK .MARKET REPORT TUES!AY-- WUNE 23; 1-931'
TODAIS ESTlr.ATEDR E.CE:IPITS OF' LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN, MARKETS.
(1i:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) ,


BATTLE CALVES
-A-.


HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER


1 A .. '


HOGS
" TFCThWThRut


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
0KLAHOMA CI TY
SlOUX CIlTY
ST. JOSEPH
S-i PAUL
WI. CH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGo, 11 MARKETS
To DATE TH'8' WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


2,300 500 .400 ;o0o."
4,!500 00o0 4,000 5000'
7000 3,000 23,000 13,000.
4,000 2,500 8,000 6,000-
1 ;500 30.0 16,;000 12,000-
'900 400 900 200'
5;500 200 12.000 81500
1,,200 400 5,000 500,
,.900 ,00I-0 7,00 0 I000
.500 .300 ,-700 .400
.250 75 2,2-0 5,600
39550 1 475 80j2b- 61o200
27,125 12 ;700 67i1 59,800
109,750 24,625 170,909 t 10,700
93,225 23,050 182I00 113,800


7OW0Y


6 t .. .
490.
3,500 B
?00-


700


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND ?HRU HOGS.
INCLUDED IN' THE DAYS
ESTIMATED R CEIPTlo


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENtSAND PACKER PUFICHAStSES MONDAY, JUNE 22._'1931.


CATTLE CALVES
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 5,174 2,087
TOTAL SHIPMENTS '5537 =
PACKER PURCHASES I66| 1

FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,TUESDAY ,'4K AGO I 17P 3 550
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO I .620 671


HOGS
I 239.'
I 1,76


SI EEP
3,307
450
2,496


568. 5,576
255. 393


/ FORT WORTH L I VEST60K MARKET TUESDAY JUNE :23, 19 31
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO l:00 PM.) .
". o '
CATTLE: THE GENERAL TRADE IN SLAUGHTER STEERS HERE TODAY APPEARED.DULL, WITH
PRICES TENDING WEAK TO LOWER. SOME, EARLY BUSINESS, HOWEVER, WAS
TRANSACTED.ON A-STEADY BASIS. THE MARKET FOR OTHER -CLASSES'OF CATTLE, INCLUDING ,
SHE-STOCK AND YEARLINGS, HELD ABOUT STEADY, BUT SLAUGHTER STEERS PRODUCED THE MAIN
VOLUME OF TRADE, AS BIG BULK OF THE DAY'S SUPPI .Y POSTED AT 2,300tCATTLE' CONSISTED
OF GRASS SLAUGHTER'STEERS. '
..... PACKERS BOUGHT TWO" LOADS. OF GOOD I ,393-POUND- FED STEERS AT $7,06;
THESE CATTjS WERE THE BEST, MATURED STEE'S SHOWN. QR'ASSEnS FOUND AN OUTLET MOSTLY
IN THE: $4.0 RANGE,' WI TH' A FEW' COMMON GRADES DROPPING UNDER' THE $4.00 LEVEL.
.SEVERAL LOADS OF VERY PLAIN AND COMMON GRASSERS MOVED ON ORDER ACCOUNT F1TOM $4.75
DOWN. IN MOST 'CASES, SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS RULED 15 TO 25 CENTS LOWER.
# T TRADE IN SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS CARRIED A TOP OF $7.85, THIS PRICE PAID
FOR ONE LOAD OF W'VELL-FINISHED LITTLE CATTLE, AVERAGING 802 POUNDS. OTHER SALES OF
SLAUGHTER YEAR I NGS WkRE ,-nTADE AROUND $7.25 DOWN, INCLUDING SORTS OF BUTCHER HEIFERS
UNDER $5.00. ONE LOAD OR GOOD FAT COWS BROUGHT $4.00 AND BUTCHER GRADES SOLD
MOSTLY FROM' $3.25 TO $3.50. LOW-CUTTERS WERE LIMITED TO SORTS FROM MIXED SHIPMENTS
AND ,MOST OF THESE SORTS WERE REPORTED FROM $2.00 TO $2.25. SCAnCI TY OF SAUSAGE
BULLS PREVENTED A QUOTABLE MARKET IN SUCH CATTLE.


WEIGHT
'$4.75.


S.JBUYERS ON_ COUNTRY ACCOUNT PURCHASED FOUR LOADS OF DESIRABLE LIGHT
STOCK. STEER AT $5.60, ALSO SOME* PLAINER GRADES OF STICKERS AROUND $4.25 TO


SLAUGH-'TER CALVES DROPPED ABOUT 25 CENTS, WITH DEMAND VERY QUIET,
DESPITE SHOPRT.RQECEIPTS. QUALITY APPEARED PLAINER THAN USUAL AND HEAVY FAT CALVES,
GOD ENOUGH TO SELL UP ,TO $.50 OR ABOVE, WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING. SALES OF HEAVY
' SLAUGHTER CALVES 'ERt REPORTED AROUND $6.00 DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS AT $3.00.

HOGS: ONLY-400 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE. MORNING
.ARRIVALS INCLUDED 61 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 225 TRUCK HOGS
AND A PART LOADOF RAI L HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.
'.EAK TO LOWER PRICES WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS, BUT LOCAL OF-
FERINGS MOVED EARLY AT LEVELS 5 TO 15 CENTS HIGHER. SMALL KILLERS PAID THE MOST
ADVANCE FOR TRUCK HOGS AND. BOUGHT SEVERAL TRUCK LOTS UP TO THE DAYS TOP, $7.70.
MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 250-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT $7.60, $7.65 AND
A7.70. A PART LOAD OF MEDIUM TO GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT RAIL HOGS SOLD TO PACKERS AT
7. 60. SORTS OF PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $5.50, OR STEADY.

SHEEP: "LIMITED SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMBS';HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT STEADY
PRI CES. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT ,000 HEAD, INCLUDED SIX DECKS 'OF
FAT YEARLINGS RECEIVED IN THE RAIL SECTION AND ABOUT 400 HEAD, MOSTLY.LAMBS, IN
THE TRUCK DIVISION, MEDIUM TO CHOICE FAT TRUCK LAMB8 MOVED FROM $5.00 TO $6.00
AND THE SIX DECKS OF FAIRLY GOOD FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $4o.75. THE MARKET FOR
WETHERS REMAINED UNTESTED.

6/23/31 RP (E OTE SI),
1:30 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY JUNE 23, 1931.
CHICAGOA MARKET--10:50 A.M.e
CATTLE: ALL YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY, MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHT BEEVES VERY SLOW, IN-
-" DICATIONS AROUND STEADY WITH MONDAY'S LOW CLOSE; BUTCHER SHE-STOCK DRAGGY,
STEADY TO WEAK; BULLS STEADY; VEALERS 25 TO 50 LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS U'N-
CHANGED; PART LOAD.FED YEARLINGS $8,S0, FEW OTHER SALES $7.5 T $8.25; PRACTICALLY
NO WEIGHTY BEEVES SOLD; FEW LOADS YEARLING HEIFERS $7.50 TO $8.00, BEST HELD AROUND
.215, DRY LOT.'OWS $4S.5Q TO $5.50, GRASSY OFFERINGS $350 TO $4.,,5 LOW-CUTTERS
AND CUTTERS.-22-5 TO $3-5.. MOST.MEpJUM BULLS $3.75 TO i000, FE p -.25 PULK DE-
SIRABLE VEALERS AOUNi (7,0 TO $8,0, FEW EARLY TO $9<}0; WEIGHTY GRASSY KINDS
DOWNWARD TO $6.00 AND BELOW. ,
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, WEAK TO IO0 LOWER THAN_ MONDAY AVERAGE; PACKING SOWS
-] .. STEADY to |I0t LOWER; GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 230# $7.40 TO' ,7.-50; TOP
I7.55:FOR CHOIC_ 210; 240 TO'S280 $7.10 TO $7,40: GOOD TO CHO:ICE-140: TO 60 t7.25
tq $7.45; PIGS 7,00C TO 7.o35, STRONG WEIGHTS TO P7645; PACKING sows $5,35 TO 5275,
SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $6.00, EXTREME WEIGHTS $5.25 DOWN.
SHEEP:. M MARKET NOT FULLY.DEVELOPED, FEW SALES ABOUT STEADY, WET FLErEE CONS1DE86D;
-------- 'TENDENCY SOWER; GOrOD TO CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMBNS(*15 TO D.UU
TOQ PACKERS FEW 8.,.5 TO8 50 TO OUSIDERS; CHOICE IDAHOS BID $8800; YEARLINGS VERY
SCARCE, FAT NATIVE EWES $y0 TO 41/ 75
KANSAS C ITY MARKET--I I:00 AM, .
CATTLE: VERY SLOW ON MOST KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE FEW SCATTERED SALES :LIGHt.
YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERWISE WEAK UNDERTONE PREVAILING' BULLS STEADY;
VEALERS AND CALVES SLOW STEADY TO WEAK; STOCKERS.AND FEEDERS MOSTLY STEADY; BULK
FED STEERS AND yXAnLINGS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND $6.50 TO $7.75; FEW LOADS YEARLINGp
HELD UPWARD TO $8,00 AND ABOVE, MOSTLY A BEEF STEER RQN; BULK MEDIUM TO GOOD COWS
$3.50 TO $4.25; STRONG WEIGHT -MEDIUM BULLS UPWARD TO ,3.75; GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS
AROUND 6.50 TO 68.00; 2 LOADS FLESHY 619 STOCKERS $7.25,
HOGS: SLOW, WEAK TO 10t LOWER ON LIGHT AND 'MEDIUM WEIGHTS; SHIPPERS TOOK. BULK
S OF THESE WEI HTS; LATE.BI DS.QS, 280U ANKATBOVE.OoN TO 67 O2 ppN.7
LOWEn; PRACTICAL TOP .34F T ON T0 TO FWWEA, AT $40T; BULK | ITO Q-
TQ0 7,30; ODD LOTS 280 TO 290 EARLY -7,00 TO 7,05; SOWS STEADY TO WEAK $
5. 5 PI-GS STE4DY, $ 7.00 TO 7.44S
HFEP: LAMBS 'STEADY TO -25r LOWER- QMOTLY STEADY; YEARLINGS AND ODD QLOFS Q SHEEP
STEADY; TOP NATIVE LAMBS 7., SETTER GRADES MOSTLY 7.25 TO 7.75; TEXAS
YEARLINGS $5.00, FEW WETHERS $2.00.
: NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET-9:45 A.M.
CATTLE: BULLS AO30UT STEADY; EARLY DEALS OF MEDIUM KINDS $3.00 TO $3.75; VEALERS.
50( LOWER, GOOD AND CHOICE $8.00; MARKET NOT DEVELOPED ON OTHER KINDS;
NATIVE STEERS AND ALL COWS SLOW, A FEW TEXAS STEERS STEADY WITH PROSPECTS LOWER ON
LATER DEALS; INDICATIONS STEADY ON CHOICE LIGHT HEIFERn AND LOWER ON OTHER. ONE
SHORT LOAD HEIFERS.88.65, FEW WESTERN STEERS $5,00 TO $6.50, MEDIUM BULLS $3.00 TO
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVETRADE UNEVEN AT STEADY TO 56 LOWER PRICES THAN MONDAYIS
---- AVERAGE' PIGS I 0 LOWER- SOWS WEAK TO I O. LOW.ER; TOP 7.o65 WITH 150 TO
240# LARGELY 7 5b AND 7,55; $7.60 PAI D SPAPINGLY; AROUND 260# AVERAGES S7.0351
130 TO 4( $7.40; SOWB"LARGELY S5.25 to T`5.50, WEIGHTY KINDS DOWN TO y5*t5.
SHEEP: FEW SMALL LOTS OF LAMBS TO BUTCHERS AT0 $8.25, 250 LOWER THAN MONDAY;
PACKERS BIDDING 25, LOWER AT 7 $775 DOWNWARD; NO EARLY SALES; SHEEP UN-


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4 ROASTING 'PIGS EXCLUDED $
LT .LT 140-1:604- G0-OH $ 7.35-
LT T I 60-18r-X GD--H 7045-
MED WT 00-2 kD-C 7.60-
228 2Q-(I D-8H 7145-
Hvy WT -2 L GID-OH 7.30-
H2V3 590-350 GoD-C4 6.70-
PKG Sows 275-5b00^ MED-GD 5.25-
SLAUGHTER IG s iJO O 3) G -CH -
FDOR &STKR PIGs (70-3 5 Go-CH. -
Av COST & 'VT. MON, (PIGS EXCL) 7,43-
S1 AUGHTFR CATTLE CALVES AND VEALERS:


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STEEhS (900-I 100,) OHQICE
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HEIFERS: CO G--o
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\ Cry-MED
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77 7.35- 7.55 7.2u' 7.35 .50- 7.65
7.70 7.35- 7.55 7.30- 7.35 7.50- 7.65
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
S.. .M MARKET NEVS SERVICE

217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS TELEFIONE: &-2209,.

..DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT-- WEDNESDAY JUNE 24_,1931J%. "
TODAY'IS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.OF LIVESTOCK'AT ELEVENMArKETS.
(11tH0'A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER IRECTTHRUW
FORT WORTH 3,600 900 400 1 i300
KANSAS CITY 5,000 1,000 4;000- 4 000 .140 .
CHICAGO 9,000 3,000 18 ,000 11 ;000 5,000 3,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,800 1,200 10,500 4,000 1.,000 1,000
OMIAHA 7,000 300 |'9 i000 8,500 .
OKLAHOMA CITY 600 400 -600 200
Sioux CITY 2,500 200 11,000 6,500
St JOSEPH i,700 400 .4i000 5,000
ST. PAUL 2,500 3,000 11,i500 800
'. CHI TA .200 .100 "1,200 300 : 300
DENVER .400 .100 1 ,000 G.600.
TOTAL II MARKETS 35300 10tS300 81,200" 42i200 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGOI1 MARKETS 36 00. 10o450 03,500. 500300 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS WEEK 145,050. 351225 252,100 152,900 INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
SAME-PERIOD LAST WEEK 129,325 33,500 245,600 154,100 ESTIMATED RECEIPTSb
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND.PACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAY 4_UNE 23 9J
CATTLE CALVES HOGS HEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 31038 1 496 490 19278
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 1,'74 341 ; .
PACKER PURCHASES l i604 575 356 1i093
N ,m -. .
FTWORTH ACTUALVWEDNESDAYWK AGO' 2,947 430 270 2,747 '
FT.IVRTH ACTUAL $"VEONESDAY ,YR AGO' 2,247 834 385 2,661

FORT '1ORTH LIVESTOCK- MARKET- WEDNESDAY JUNE 24, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 9:00 P.M.)

C ATTLE: PACKER BUYERS WERE IN NO HUnRRY.TO PLACE BIDS ON SLAUGHTER STEERS AND
SHE-SGTOCK HERE TODAY, WI TH THE' RESULT THAT TRADE DEVELOPED VERY
SLOWLY AT MOSTLY LOWER PRICE LEVELS* SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMED BIG BULK OF" THE DAY'S
CATTLE SUPPLY POSTED AT 3,600 HEAD AND-MOST OF THE OFFERINGS OF THIS CLASS WERE
G'RASSERSo A FEW DESIRABLE FAT YEARLINGS WERE RECEIVED AND- THE REMAINING CATTLE
RECEIPTS CONSISTED LARGELY OF SHE-STOCK AND MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES.
DECLINES OF AROUND) 25 CENTS WERE SHOWN IN SLAUGHTER STEERS AND THE
MARKET FOR BEEF AND BUTCHER COWS RULED SLOW, FULLY 25 CENTS LOWERi, WITH CUTTER AND
LOWi-CUTTER GRADES APPEARING BARELY STEADY TO AOUNtD- | 5 CENTS LOWER. SLAUGHTER
YEARLINGS HELD STEADY AND BULtLS WERE TOO SCARCE TO PERMIT A FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN
THIS DIVISION OF TRADE.
A LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS WAS'TRANSACTED IN SLAUGHTER STEERS, ON
ORDER ACCOUNT, DURING' MORNING ROUNDS FROM $4.10 TO $5.75, BUT RELATIVELY FEW PUR-
CHASES HAD BEEN MADE BY PACKERS AT A LATE HOUR. SEVERAL LOADS OF CATTLE THAT SOLD
TO ORDER BUYERS AT .50 'AND $5.75 WERE FED GRADES, TWO LOADS OF DESIRABLE STRONG
WEIGHTS MOVING AT THE LATTER PRICE. !kST OF THE GRASSERS WERE SCHEDULED TO SELL
IN TH $4.00 ORANGE.
Two OR THREE SALES OF FAIRLY GOOD FAT YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AT
$6.50 AND $6.75, OTHER PLAINER GRADES SELLING AROUND $6.00 DOWN. INCLUDING SORTS OF
BUTCHER HEIFERS Ut4DER $5.00. DESIRABLE FAT COWS DREW BIOS AROUND $3.50 AND BUTCHER
GRADES HAD TO SELL AROUND $3.00, CUTTERS AROUND $2.50 AND LOW-CUTTERS USUALLY
AROUND $2.00.


S"TOCKER DEMAND FAVORED YEARLINGS AND SEVERAL LOADS QF MIXED STOCK
YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT COST FIGURES OF $5.50 TO $6. 0, QUOTALY STEADY. SOME WELL-
BRED, LIGHT "'EIGHT STOCK STEER CALVES RANGED UP TO $7.00.
SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS PROVED VERY DULL AND THE TRADE WAG NOT
ESTABLISHED DURING THE FORENOON% MOST BIDS AND THE FEO SALES REPORTED INDICATED A
DROP OF ABOUT 50 CENTS IN PRICES, BOTH FOR WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS.
A FEW GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD AT t$6.25 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES WERE LISTED
FROM AROUND $5.50 DOWN. "CULL SORTS AT $3.00 AND LESS.

HOGS: ONLY 400 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE. MORNING AR-
"------ RIVALS INCLUDED ABOUT 250 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR
THE OPEN MARKET.
PACKERS AND SMALL KlLLERS BOUGHT THE SHORT SUPPLY AT PRICES MOSTLY
10 CENTS LOWER. SMALL KILLERS PAID $7.60, THE DAY IS TnP. FOR GOOD TO CHOICE
TRUCK HOGS AND MOST OF .THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 240+-PvOUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM
V7.45 TO $7.60e.. PACKERS STOPPED AT $7.50 F-OR GOOD TRUC( HOGS AND BOUGHT A LOAD OF
MEDIUM TO GOOD 1-65-PO-UND RAIL HOGS AT $7.40. A FEW SORTS o.r PACKING, BOWS WERE RE-
PORTED AT STEADY PRICES. OF $5.25 AND $5.50.

SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW TODAY AND A FEW N-DECKS
-. RAINED UNSOLD AT NOON. PACKERS ACTED .RATHER INDIFFERENT IN THE
FAT YEARLING MARKET, DUT MORNING SALES'OF ALL CLASSES APPEARED STEADY. FAT LAMBS
MOVED'FROM $5.50 TO $.00, INCLUDING TWO DECKS AT LATTER PRICE. FAIRLY GOOD FAT
YEARLINGS SOLD AT $4.75 ANQD. THE LESS DESIRABLE FAT YEARLINGS RECEIVED A .B.ID OF
$4.50. GOOD O-.,Y.EAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD UP TO $3.25 AND GOOD AGED.F.AT WETHERS AT
$2.00. THE DAYS .RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 1,300 HEAD., INCLUDED SEVN-" OR EIGHT DECKS
OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION.

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PAGE #',
DAILY ,1V,.TOK MAET CONDITIONS AND STATIONSS WEDNESDAY JUNE 24, 1931.
.. "CHICAGO MAARKET-I 0: 50 A.M.
CvATTLEt VERY.LITTLE DONE; INDICATIONS WEAK TO ?5( QWER ON FED STEERS YEARLINGS
_..< AND FAT SHE-STOCK;,BULLS STRONG; VEALERS 2. OR MORE LOWER; S+OCKFRS AND
ErEDR8S JSAR86 3LT WEAK TO LOWER; F.'EW LOADS YARLNGS AND LIGHT FAT STEERS SOL T
1t ) I $8uu0 STRICTLY CHQC,6YEARLINGS BID $o.6b -FEW LOADS WEIGHTY BEEVES 70
t~Q t.b BEST HELD AROUND $8UO OR BETTER; PLAIN LrGHT.STEERS ELIGIBLE TO LESS T-AN
$400 SCARQE A,,BOUT STEADY; DESIRABLE YEARLING HEIFERS $7.25 TO $7 97; STRICTlY
OICE 778 .$8,.5; MOST-GRASSY COWS 30 TO $4.5; LOW-CUTTERS A-ND CUTTERS $,.5 TO
5,.P; DESIRABLE WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS $4O0 T $4.25 BULK GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS
7m00 TO $8000,t STRONG WEIGHT GRASSY KINDS 5o00 TO- S .
COGS; FAIRLY ACTIVE ON BEST LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS, SLOW ON OTHERS, WEIGHTS
W ...BELOW 0 STEADY TO 100 LOWER, PLAIN KINDS OFF MORE; HEATER WEGHTS' 0
T6) 15| LOWER: PACKINJG SOWS .OPENED' STEADY TO | 0 LOWER, LATER SALES TO '1:'O ^..
MORE LqWER; OOD TO CHOICE 170 TO P S7.35 TO 77--45; TOP. 7o50; 25Q JQ QW $G.75
TO T7e35 GOOT CHOICE 14T TO 75 T $740; PIG $OTO 735; PACKING '
S-OW MoSrLY $5.I|0 TO O.65 .SMOOTH pHTWEIGH"S UPWARD TO S.00 EA.LY, LATER SALES
MOSTLY $5.75, DOWN, EX REME WEIGHTS D00 bOWN,'
SHEEP,: GENERALLY STEADY TO STRONG WITH TUESDAY'S CLOSE; BUYERS RESISTING HIGHER
.-- ASKING PRICES; SHEEP COMPARATIVELY SCARCE, EARLY SULK GOOD TO CHOICE NA-
TI VE EWE AND WEATHER LAMBS $7.75 TO $8,UU TO .PACKERS, SEVERAL DECKS $8P25 TO OUT-
S-jDg2S^ SOME HELD HIGHErl TH,$ UTS 7OST7Y $5.00 TO $5.50,-FEON PLAIN YEARLINGS $4.00
TO o0UU, FAT E'WES LARGELY $.00 TO $5
KANSAS 01T'n MARKET~-I1.:00 A.Mo
CATTLE*. YEARLINGS OPENING MOSTLY STEADY; OTHER KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE SLOW WITH
-- UNDERTONE WEAK; LIBERAL PROPORTfON OF RUN TEXAS GRASS CATTLE; BULLS IN
FAIRLY BROAD DEMAND, STEADY: FEW EARLY SALES VEALERS ABOUT STEADY BUT MOST BIDS ON
VEAAES AND CALVES LOWER', Sr'OCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARgE, STEADY; SHORT LOAD AROUND
[ ,000 YEARLING STsERS $.?95; 1[, MIXEDYEARLINGS 8.00; BULK FED STEERS AND YEAR-
LINGS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND $6,.0 TO7 *760' LITTLE DONE ON TEXAS GRASS STEERS;
ED/LM 52.8 TEXAS BRAHMA MIXEDYEARLINGS $5,tO0Q STRONG WEIGHT MEDIUM BULLS UP TO
3.(75; VERY FEW VEALERS UP TO $000, BULK $7,00 AND DOWN; MOST WEIGHTY CALVES b6*00
DOWN; FEW LOADS STOCKERS $5.50 TO ,p.50
HOGS: 'FAIRLY ACTIVE EARLY ON LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS, AQUND STEADY WITH
...... TUESAYIS AVERAGE LATER TRADE SLOW; TOP $ 7.30 ON 10 T ,230; MOST 50 TO
LW ER$7.15 To S 7o30.; FEW S28t5 TO 3|10# 6-6.75 TO tO6.90; LATE BIDS 300L AND ABOYE AROUND
?S LOWE; SOWS ?5# Or MORfE LOWER ApT 4.7 5 TO $5, 50; PIGS STEADY, 974k7 TO (.745.
SHEEP: KILLING CLASSES FAIRLY ACTIVE AND STEADY; T2P NATIVE LAMBS $7759 BETTEi
"- GRADES MlOSTLY 37,e50 TO $7975; OREGON LAMBS $7.25, TEXAS YEARLINGS $4. t TO
500 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:55 A.M,

CATTLE: FED STEERS I I IGHT SUPPLY., SLOW WITH A FEW YEARLINGS STEADY AT $800,
-- SOME INTERESTS :ACTING BEARIS- TOWARD STEERS; 19 LOADS.WESTERN STEERS.ON
SALE; PROSPECTS STEADY ON CHOICE LIGHT MIXED YEARLY NGS AND HEIFER8 AND LOWER n- ALL
OTHEr;, ,HER I A ES STEADY; SOME CQWS35 TO.. 4 5; LOW-rUIEERS 175 TO 2;
SULK 5&O T0 ;;- MOT MEDIUM BULLS $3o50 TO .5, TOP 4",; GO0D AND CHOICE
VEALERS .0 ; SOME CHOICE HEAVY.STEERS BROUGHT *600 LATE YESTERDAY; STOCKER AND
FEEDER STEERS 0', LOVWE, FOR THE WEEK, -
HOGS: SLOW, GEANrALLY I T "I150 UNDER TYESDAY'S AVERnAE' TOp [.5;S0 TO52404
-- .LARG EL Y,, TO 70, A FEW 7 ; 120 TO r40 3730 4; sows
LARGELY $5. 2 5 TO .r, OR 3TEADY. e. T t.
SHEEP: MARKET NOT DEVELOPED; FEW EARLY SAL-S OF LAMBS TO BUTCHERS $8.00;. PACKERS
TALKING LOWER PRCE8; PH- -P'' lHNEp
0 TALKING LOWE PC; CAG KANSAS C I TY E. ST.LOUIS

CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


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^ RSNG .IGS r-XCLUDED)
R. F O A S T I. N G 0 6 1 f "1,.. 1., r_1O4D,
LT LT 1400-SO, GD-oH $ 7P5S-- 750
LT VT
MED WT i0~.2 G2 7P
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HVY WT 250-29 GD-RH 7. 20- 7.45
290-350 GD-OH SSO- 7. 3_
PKG Sows 227k5-0- .IED-GD 5.F5 5. 50:
SLAUGHTER IflGS L I9- -')GD-CH -
FDR &STKR ?lI G[G0-- i) Go-, -_
AV OST & WT.52ES(PIGSEXCL.) 7.52- 20#
SLAUGHTER ATTLE-, CALVES AND VEALERS:


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COMMON
STEERS (900-1 I O0A-C) CHCE
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CALVES (250-5,'00.) r CUL 8M
CO.M-MEED
FDR & STKR CATTLE ,'AN!D CALVES:
STEERSG (500-80 --CH
STEERS. (80CoH) COMED
CONM-MED
HEIFERS, G M--MCH
COWS: GD-UH
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CALVES (STEERS) GOn-CH
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAUJ OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NE7VS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY JUNE 25, 1931.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


FORT 'V NORTH
KANSAS CITY
OH ICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OK4AHOMA CITY
SI OUX ClTY
ST JOSEPH
STA PAUL.
'V I CHITA
DENVER
TOTAL I1 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I| MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 4\EEK


(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
__HOGS,
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP RO"LDOVER DIREC-T*THRUV'
21800 1f6C00 -600 1,500 268
2,500 700 2;500 4 000 70
G 6,000 2;500 25;000 11O000 7,000 6,500
2,3P H200 8,500 3,500 400
380Q 200 14,000 89000
S600 500 500 -200
1600 -200 11i000 4,500
800 300 3;500 1,500
2,300 1,700 8 000 900
.200 .100 1100 loo 200 300
.450 50 1 4800 --


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168 600
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,8,375
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41 ,675


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69;100
328,600
314,700


35; 300
30 900
188,200
185,000


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


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, VEDNESDAY>,JUNEE_ 493,
ATTL.E CALVES COGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 3,892 819 340 2,293
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 1,080 607 --- 256
PACKER PURCHASES 1,380 642 271 1,640

FT.WORTH ACTUAL THURSDAY,WK AGO 2'397 693 553 1,876
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAYYR AGO I ,857 1,033 498 501

FORT NORTH H LIVESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY JUNE 25, 1931
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO V:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: ANOTHER DULL AND LOWER MARKET DEVELOPED IN SLAUGHTER STEERS HERE
TODAY AND DULLNESS WAS SO PRONOUNCED THAT HARDLY ENOUGH BUSINESS WAS
TRANSACTED DURING MORNING ROUNDS TO DETERMINE PRICE LEVELS. PACKER DIDS ON STEERS
INDICATED FURTHER DECLINES OF 25 CENTS OR MORE AND RELATIVELY FEW CA`TTL WERE
NEEDED ON ORDER ACCOUNT, AS VERY FEW PURCHASES FOR SHIPMENT WERE MADE DURING THE
FORENOON* SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMED SULK OF THE DAYS CATTLE SUPPLY, POSTED AT 2,800
HEAD, AND REMAINING ,SUPrLIES CONSISTED LARGELY OF SHE-STOCK AND MIXED BUTCHER
CLASSES.- THE rF-FER-jNGS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE MOSTLY GRASSERS OUT INCLUDED SIX
OR SEVEN LOADS OF FED CATTLE*
: AFTER MORE OR LESS HAGGLING OVER PRICES, THE TRADE IN STEERS SETTLED
AT LEVELS A3'IUT 25 'CENTS LOWER, CUT MOVEMENT CONTINUED SLOW DURING AFTERNOON ROUNDS,
EVEN AT DECLINES. STRAIGHT GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPORTED FROM ,$3.75 TO
$4,.65 AND FED CATTLE, IN CARLOTS, SOLD FROM y$5.00 TO $)6.00, THE LATTER PRICE WAS
PAID FOR TWO LOADS OF GOOD MEDIUM WEIGHTS,
THE BETTER GRADES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS WERE VERY SCARCE AND ABOUT
THE ONLY DULLS ON SALE WERE OCCASIONAL SORTS FROM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLEi THE
TENDENCY TO TRADE IN THE INDETWEEN GRADES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS APPEARED LOWER,
WITH MOST OF THERE LITTLE CATTLE SELLING F-OM AROUND $3.00 DOWNWARD, INCLUDING SORTS
OF -3UTCHER HEIFERS UNDER THE $5."00 LEVEL. A FEW-GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT FAT YEARLINGS, ON
THE HEAVY CALF ORDERi, SOLD UP TO $ S,75 ON SMALL KILLER ACCOUNT. BULLS WERE LISTED
FROM $2.85 DOWN, COMMrltON LITTLE JERSEYS AROUND $2.r0,
DULLNESS EXTENDED TO THE TRADE IN SHE-STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERS. MOST
SALES OF BUTCHER AND DEEF COWS RULED WEAK AT FULL RECENT DECLINES, LOW-CUTTERS RE-
MAINING A.,OUT STEADY.* FAT COWS WERE REPORTED AT $3.25 AND NO BUSINESS OF CONSE.
QUENCE IN THIS CLASS WAS TRANSACTED A3OVE ,$3.50. BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET
AROUND ,2.75 T $3.00, CUTTERS SOLD FROM $2.40 TO $2.65 AND LOW-CUTTERS MOVED MOSTLY
FROM $1.75 TO J21.5o ONE LOAD OF STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS DROUGHT $2.15 ON ORDER
ACCOUNT.
SCATTERED PURCHASES OF STOCK CALVES AND YEARLINGS WERE MADE AT COST
FIGURES A30UT STEADY WITH RECENT VALUES. ,'D STOCK YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT $5.50 TO
5.25, INCLUDING STOCK STEER YEARLINGS AT $6.10 AND p6.25. SOME GOOD STRONG WEIGHT
STOCK STEER CALVES DROUGHT $6.00.
BUYERS HELD'OUT FOR ANOTHER SHARP DECLINE IN SLAUGHTER CALVES, THE
TRADE PROVING UNEVEN 3UT AVERAGING AROUND A HALF-D'OLLAR LOWER. A FEW GOOD HEAVY FAT
CALVES SOLD AT $5.75 TO $6,00, LATTER PRICE-PAID ONLY DY SMALL KI-LLERS. OTHER DE-
SlI RADLE HEAVY FAT CALVES WERE REPORTED FROM $5.00 TO $5.50 AND THE LESS ATTRACTIVE
WEIGHTY AVERAGES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM $4.75, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $2.50 TO
$3.00. GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING.
HOGS: LOCAL HOG PRICES WEAKENED TODAY IN SYMPATHY WITH DECLINES AT OTHER
----' MARKETS. SMALL KILLERS BOUGHT A FEW TRUCK HOGS EARLY AT STEADY
PRICES, DUT MOST OF THE LOCAL HOGS SOLD |0 TO 150 LOWER. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 300
HEAD, INCLUDED P38 HEAD DIRECTT TO PACKERS, A.OUT 15. TRUCK HOGS AND TWO LOADS OF RAIl.
HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE TW!O LQADS OF RAIL HOGS WERE MOSTLY PURE-DRED HEAVY -
DUTCHER SOWS. THE EARLY TOP OF $'7,)6 WAS PAID DY SMALL KILLERS FOR A FEW TRUCK HOGS
AND MOST OF THE 'VTTER GRADES OF | 70 TO 24-,POUN. Tj7UCK HOGS MOVED FROM 7. 0 TQ
'7.5, LATTER PRICE PRACTICAL TOP. A CARLOT OF 296tD BUTCHER SOWS MOVED AT 7.Iu AND
A LOAD OF 375k 3UTC:IFR SOWS DROUGHT $3.50. PACKING SOWS SOLD. AT $5.25 AN.D $5.5U,.OR
STEADY.
SHEEP: TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMD RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED AT 1,500 HEAD.
---TSVEN DECKS WERE OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING FIVE DECKS OF
FAT LAMGS. THE FAT LAr.., MOVED EARLY AT UNCHANGED PRICES.AND FAT YEARLINGS APPEARED
WEAK TO 256 LOWER. FoUnRDECKS OF GOOD FAT LAMRS SOLD AT $6.00 AND ONE DECK OF LESS
DESI RADLE LAM9S BROUGHT$ 25.60. MEDIUM TO GOOD FAT YEARLINGS SOLD AT 4.50 AND SOME
.REEDiNG EWES MOVED OUT AT $2.00. PRACTICALLY NO FAT WETHERS WERE INCLUDED IN THE


DAYS RECEIPTS*
S/25,/31 RP E
2531.5 P/1 (SEE OTHEn SIDE)





PAGE #2.,
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AID QUOTATIONS THURSDAY JUNE 25. 1931.
C'A OHICOAQO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE; FEW YEARLINGS ON SPECIALTY ACCOUNT ABOUT STEADY; GENERAL TRADE ONFED
"- ,STEERS AND" YEARLINGS VERY DRAGGY, WEAK TO LOWER AGAIN; LIBERAL WATERFALLS
A FACTOR IN SLOWNESS; SHE-STOCK ALSO SLOW AND WEAK TO LOWER; BULLS STRONG; VEALERS
WEAK TO LOWER, FE LOADS CHOICE YEARLING STEERS $8.25-TO $8.60; HIgHLy FINISHED
HEAVY STEERS S7.5*D. MQST YgARLLNG HEIFERS AROUND $7.50 DOWNtBEST Q MOST BEEF
COWS ELIGIBLETO $.B3. TO [4.25 LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $.25 TO S3,9 25 DESIRABLE
WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS $4.00 TO 04.25; VERY FEW VEALERS UP TO $8.00, BULK BETTER
GRADES $7.00 tO $7.50.' '
HOGS: VERY SLOW, FEW EARLY SALES WEAK TO 100 LOWER; *LATER TRADE MOSTLY 10 TO 150
_OFF, SOME BIDS OFF MORE; PACKING SOWSAROUND STEADY WITH WEDNESDAYIS"LOW
TIME OR |0 TO 15. BELOW THE AVERAGE; GOOD TO CHOICE 170 O 240 $7.25 TO $7.35. TOP
87.40; 250 TO 300(> ,6.75 TO $7.25; 140 TO 160# $7.15 TO 37.30, PIGS MOSTLY ,7.0 TO
57.25, PLAIN KINDS.Ao6.85 DOWN; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $5.00'TO $5.40, SMOOTH LIGHT
WEIGHTS UFNARD TO $r.75, EXTREME WEIGHTS $4.85 DOWN. ,.
SHEEP: MOSTLY STEADY, INSTANCES OF WEAKNESS ON PLAIN QUALITIED LAMOS; EARLY BULK
.GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVES $7.75 TO 58.00 TO PACKERS, SEVERAL DECKS 0TO OUT-
SIDERS $8.25, SOME HELD HIGHER;9 LQAD8 CHOICE IDAHOS $8.25, PLAINER KINDS $7.75,
THRQWOUT NATIVE LAMB3S 5.00 TO $5.50; LOADS FED' YEARLINGS. UNSOLD; MOST FAT EWES
I,.60 TO $|.75 o
KANSAS CITY MARKET-1 -I. :00 A.M.,.
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES CATTLE.SLOW, STEADY TO EASIER, SPOTS AS MUCH AS 25 LOWER
~ ON NATIVE FED STEERS, YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK; LIBERAL PROPORTION OF RUN
TEXAS GRASS STEERS; BULLS UNCHANGED; VEALERS AND CALVES SLOW, BARELY STEADY; STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS SCARCE, "IEAK; YEARLING HEIFERS UP TO $7.751 GOOD TO OHOI1C.STRONG WEICHT
STEERS AVERAGING. ARO.UNDb i25 5, BULK EARLY SALES tEXAS GRASSERS Q5 TO, '5D0;
FEW LOADS CAK'E-FEDG '-iELD UPWARD TO $6.00 AND ABOVE; MOST GRASS COWS $3.00 TO 40;
LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS 1.50 TO $2.75; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $700..
HOGSr SLOW. WEAK TO MOSTLY 10Q LOWER THAN WEDN ESDAYI S AVERAGE. SPOTS 15o OFF;
-- TOP',7.P ON .q 40 TO 225? MOST 140 TO 240f 7.05 TO S7.20; HEAVIER WEIGHTS
SLOW, FEW AROUND 300 $8.65; SOWS 25 OR MORE LOWER, $4.40 TO $5.25; PIGS STEADY TO
250 LOWER, $7.00 TO S73.G0. .75
SHEEP: KILLING CLASSES FAIRLY ACTIVE. STEADY; TOP NATIVE AND IDAHO-LAMDS $7.75,
S BETTER GRADES NATIVES MOSTLY $7.35 TO t7.75; TEXAS YEARLINGS $5. U0.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET-10:00 A.TM.
CATTLE; NATIV_ STEERS IN LIGHT SUPPLY; 21 LOADS OF TEXAS GRASS STEERS; DULLS AND"
VEALERS ?- 'LOWFR; BIDDING LOWER IN MOST INSTANCES ON OTHER CLASSES;
MEDIUM BULLS .3.75 DOWN; GOOD AND CHOICE'VEALERS $7.75; NOT ENOUGH DEALS OF OTHER
CLASSES WORTH MENTIONING.
HOGS: SLOW TRADE GENERALLY STEADY.WITH WEDNESDAYIS AVERAGE TOP AN LOWER AT
---- "7.50 I'TH MOST 150 TO 22 TO TO $7.50; 120 TO 140-7.40 AND 7.45;
SOWS LARGELY $.5.00 T- 74.50.
SHEEP: NO EARLY SALES; PACKERS BIDDING $7.75 AND DOWN ON GOrD AND CHOICE LAMBS;
RECEIPTS INCLUDE AROUND 300 MEDIUM TO COMMON TEXAS LAMBS.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOIJIS
.. ,. ,, CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE -CLOSE


HOGS;\SOoi- 1 (on UILY rOGu AND
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT (140- I.60F GD-CH $ 7.20- 740 $
LT WT (160-180 GD-OH 725-- 7.50
l80--20- GD-OH 7.35- 7-50
MED WT C20O-22l !Go-OH 7.35- 7:50
(220-_59df, GD-OH 7,25- 7"45
HvY WT 250-290 GD-CH 7. 15- 7.35
290-350 GD-OH 6.60- 7,25
PKG SOWS 2275-50 ...AED-GD 5.25- 5.5
SLAUGHTER IGS(100I- 3(-,)GD-CH *-'- -
FDR &STKR PIGS(-0-|30) GD-CH -
Av COST & WT. 'VED.(PIGS EXCL) .7.41- 202k'#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE. CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-90r) CHO ICE
S T E E R .s ( 0 ( IG n
Good
MEDIUM
Ito E DI IJM
COMpM:ON
STEERS (900-1100:) UHO1CE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (I100-I130,',) CHOICE,
GrOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-1 5"00I) CHOICE
GOOD.
HEIFERS (550-850Q) CHIgCE
MEDIUM
COMMON
Cows' CHOICE
CW GOODO
SOM-MED
LOW CUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) S-CH ( BEEF)
SUT-COM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-OH
MEDIUM
CULL-COM


CALVES (250-500.")) GD-COH
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-80Q,4) Go-OH
COM-MED
STEERS (800-I105( /) GDO-H-
COM-MED
HEI FERS: GQD-OH
COM-MED
Cows: Go-OH
COM-M ED-
CALVES (STEERS) GD-OH
MED I UM
SLAUGHTER SHEET" AND LAM3BS:.
LAMBS: (9q0r DN) GD-OH


(ALL WTS)
YRLG WETHERS:. 90-j
B.VES: (90-1201:
1201-15, )
(ALL "ITS)
6/25/31 RP
: 30 P.M.


I'lL- U I UM
COMMON
1 (') MED-CH
MED-CH
MED-CH
CULL-COM


2: Zb- 7.Up
3. 0 50


i:J8: j~i









4.50- 6.00
r 6 rl









2,50- 5.50
2.50-4.500

3.75- 5.50
3.75- T5.25


7.00- 7.30
7.1: 5- 740
7.25- 7.40
7125- 7.40
7.00- 7.35
6.6O- 7%20
6.00- 6.80
4.85- 5.75
6.85- 7.25
6.77- 252r'

8.00- 8.75

5oO:5- 6.50
775-- 8 -5

7.25- 8.50




7:75: 5:

3.25
5. 00- 7.00



3,.50- o3,25
6.50- 8.0Q

5.00- 7.00
3.50- 5.00


.00-
4.00-
3.00-


.50- 3.00 7.50-
.7.5- ,.50 5.75-
3.00- 4.75 4.50-
3.50- 4.75 3.50-
I.25-
1.00-
S- .50-


.7
6.00
5.00
4.50
4.00



?:8
5.65
6 75
2.50
2.00
1.25


$6.90- 7.25
7a 0-'%-725
7: 0-7.025
7iO-25
6.65- 7.05
6.15- 6.70
4.40- 5.25
.7.00- 7.60
--7.00- 7.60
6.89- 245#


7. 75-
7:00-
6:5
6. 0-
2.5-
6.75-










5.00-
3.00-



5.25-
3,75-
3.75-
3,00-


7.00-
5*75-
3,00-
5:00-





3; 003-
3.00-
I .00-
.50-


8.75











8.0
,75



6.50
5.00


76 5
5: 2~
4.50
3. 75



8.25
7.00
5,75
6.00
I,75
1.50
I .00


$ 7.25- 7.45
7.30- 7.45
:7.5- 7.45
7 O- 7.40
75 7.35
7.00- 7
8.65- 7
5.00- 5.50
7.25- 7.40
7.36- 2o0Q,

8.25- 8.75
7.25-
8.0

A,4 5- 5,25
7:25- 8.00






.[1 .-/ 0*c0

4.5 75

f.00- 8.00
3.50- 6-00


.25-
3.25-
3.R-
3.25-


7.25-
6 25-
4.00-
3. 50-
1 i.50-
1.00-
.50-


5:+
4'25
4.25
3.75

8.25
7.25
6.25
3.75
2.25
1 .75
1.25


STERLING DEENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


999 9V9980 z9II c

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE .... ....
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE
;K EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE:

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET.REPORT FRIDAY JUNE 26 1.931.
< 2 4
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF" LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN' MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS Cl TY
CNi CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CI TY
SIOUX CITY
S;T. JOSEPH
5T. PAUL
WI OH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL I|1 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS
TO DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE
I 6o00
I 500
I.; 500
I ,200
1,100
500
I ;,00
400
2,000
200
75
II 075
1I14900
179,675
173,725


CALVES
50C
30C
. 1i,OOC
80C
SI OC
40C
20C
I OC
11soc
I ,50C
S20C
1 25
5 2E

49,40C
47 20C


HoGs
2 HOGS
) 700
) 2,D00
)" 14bOO
S 6,500
). 15,500'
) 400
9) 500
) .. 3i500
). 9,D000
) 1,000
3 400
5 62 ,.500
5 72i300
) 39 .I00
393j,000


SHEEP
i~o
2000 "
8,000 .
,79500
2000
2,000
4,500
500.
.300
S7.,500 *
.35 o500
36 ;400 .c
223,700 i
220,400 .E


SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASESt THURS


6-$209

4.


S HOGS
HO-LDOVER D IRECT* THRU--


7,cO0
'


* 84
210
3,000
500

137


1; 500


1&0

'APPROXIMATE NUMBER,k OF
DIRECT. AND THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED IN T.HE DAYS
ESTIMATED REC.EI PTS.'
3DAY, JUNE 25. 1931.


ACTUAL RECEIP
TOTAL SHIPMEN"
PACKER PURCHA

FT.WORTH ACTU
FT.WORTH ACTU


.CATTLE- CALV.ES
TS. 2;379 1 ,a23
TS 1,770 728
SES 1 ,121 1 ,230

AL,FRIDAYWK AGO I ,465 167
AL,FRIDAYYR AGO 953 320

FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY


.Hoc


Ns SHEEP
531 1 1;5:4
438 ,252

4082 624
400 1,7O7


- JUNE 2G, 1931..


(BASED ON tlARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 10 P.M.)

CATTLE: RATHER SHORT; RECEIPTS OF CATTLE ARRIVED FOR TODAY 6 LOCAL TRADE 'AND
PRACTICALLY ALL OF THE CARLOT SUPPLY CONSISTED OF GRASS SLAUGHTER
STEERS. THE TRADE IN THESE GRASSERS APPEARED RATHER.QUIET BOT HELi ABOUT. STEADY AT
THE WEEK fS DECLINES. BULK OF THE BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED FRQM $3.75 TO A 3OUND -4.50,
INCLUDING SALES ON ORDER A\COOUNT FMOM $3i75 TO $4.25,'AND ONE LOAD-OF DESIRABLE2
LIGHT WEIGHTS SOUGHT 4.90i YARD2ESTIMATES CALLED FOR TOTALS OF ONLY 1 ,600 CATTLE
AND 500 CALVES. '

THE MARKET FOR MOST.CLASSES OF SLAUGHTER CATTI.E, OTHER THA J STEERSs
PRESENTED A NOMINAL APPEARANCE. ABOUT THE ONLY SLAUGHTER COWS ON SALE WERE A FEW
SMALL LOTS OF BUTCHER GRADES THAT SOLD AROUND AND UNDER $3.00. LOW-CUTTERS WERE
LISTED ON DOWN TO ,2,.00 AND LESS,. .
.. OWING TO PArCITY OF ,TOCKERS, NO SALES' OF CONSEQUENCE WERE MADE ON
COUNTRY ACCOUNT. .
.i*
T THE FEW' LOADS. OF SLAUGHTER CALVES ON SALE M.OVED4,READILY AT PRICES
ABOUT 25 CENTS HIGHER, TWO LOADS OF GOOD HEAVY BRAHMAS ON TWE SHORT YEARL-ING ORDER,
AN AVERAGE OF 440 POUNDS, BROUGHT $6.35 AND ONE LOAD OF GOOD LIGHT WEIGHTS SOLD AT
$6,00. SOME MEDIUM TO0 GOOD VEALERS. MOVED' AT $5.25 AND, CULL SORTS WERE PEDDLED
AROUND $2.-50,, 0


HOGS: LOCAL HOG TRADE TODAY PROVED4 VERY SLOW WIlTH CLEARANCE DELAYED UNTIL
STHE NOON HOU,. PnRICt DECLINES RANGED FROM 5 TO 25 CENTS) MOST GOOD
BUTCHERS SELLING 5 TO 10 CENTS UNDER YESTERDAY'S PACKER MARKET, RECEIPTS ESTI'|
MATED AT 700 HEAD, .INCLUDED 84 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT .120 TRUCK .HOGS AND SIX
LOADS AND A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE RAIL SUPPLY INCLUDED
FIVE LOADS.OF BUTCHER AND PACKING SOWS. THE DAYS TOP OF $7,35 WAS PAID BY.PACKERS
IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS, SALES INCLUDING A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS AT
THIS PRICE. A LOAD OF GOOD 19[-POUND LIGHTS IN THE RAIL SECTION SOLD AT $7.30 AND
ABOUT 'FOUR LOADS OF 275 TO 425-POUND BUTCHER SOWS SOLD FROM $6.00- TO $6.50. MOST
OF THE GOOD LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $7.30 AND OTHER SALES WERE
REPORTED AT $7.-3 AND LESS. PACKING SOWS MOVED AT $5000 AND $5.25, OR STEADY TO
25 CENTS LOWER,.

SHEEP: ONE THOUSAND SHEEPI AND LAMBS, WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE.
MORNING AnnRRIVALS INCLUDED THREE DECKS IN THE RAIL SECTION AND ABOUT
450 MEAD ^ TRUCK OFFERINGS, MOSTLY LAMBS AND WETHERS. MOST OF THE FAT LAMBS MOVED
AT STEADY PRICES, ALTHOUGH SOME LAMBS TO YARD DEALERS APPEARED 25 CENTS HIGHER.
SOME FAT WETHERS IN THE TRUCK SECTION SOLD STEADY. TWO DECKS OF GOOD FAT LAMBS
BROUGHT $6.,00 AND) GOOD TO CHOICE TRUCK LAMBS SOLD UP TO 6.25. A DECK OF FEEDER
YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT $3.00 AND AGED FAT WETHERS IN THE TRUCK SECTION WERE RE-
PORTED AT $2.00,


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY JUNE 26, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I1 I :00 A.M.*
CATTLE: VERY SLOW, ALL GRADES AND CLASSES IN NARROW DEMAND" PRICES GENERALLY STEADY
--- TO WEAK, SOME LOWER AGAIN; INDICATIONS INCOMPLETE CLEARANCE, ESPECIALLY ON
WEIGHTY BEEVES AND BUTCHER SHE-STQOK. FEW LADS AND ODD LOTS YE LIGS AND LIGHT
STEERS.OF MEDIUM TO GOOD QUALITY $.50 TO 7.75 TOP YEARLINGS $8I; FEW WEIGHTY
JEy$ 1)75 DONI.,t MOSTLY ONI'SH[PPER ACCOUNT; ODD LOTS 'YEARLING HE-IFERS $65 -TO
7.5U0 MOST GRASS FAT COWS $3.,Q Q $4.Q; ,.WCUTTtRS AND CUTTERS $2.25 TO $ ;,
WEIGHtY SAUSAGE BULLS LARGELY $4 0UU TO $4,25; DESIRABLE HANDY WEIGHT VEALERS oU
7o 50,, 'FEW TO $8.00 .
HOGS: FAIRLY ACT! VE.ON BEST KINDS SCALING 240 DOWN 10 TO 15T HIGHER; HEAVIER
-- .. WEIGHTS AND PLAINER KINDS VERY SLOW, AROUND STEADY WIT H THURSDAY AVERAGEG;
PACKING SOWS ABQUT STEADY, GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 2401 $7.35 TO $76 0; TOP $7.50;
250 TO"290 $6.75 TO .7,25; PiGSMOSTLY $7.00 TO 725, STRONG WEIGHTS AND LIGHT
LIGHTS .TO 7.40;' PACKING SOWq MOSTLY $5U00 TO $5,40, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.75
AND ABOVE, EXTREME WEIGHTS $4.85..
SHEEP: GENERAL MARfKET UNCHANGED' ALL CLASSES COMPARATIVELY SCARCE' EARLY-BULK DE-
'- SIRABLE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMB $7jSO TO $,800 TOPACKER PFEW-$.2
TO. CITY 8UTQHERS; MEDIUM YEARLINGS $3.50 TO $4.U; FEW FAT EWES $1i00 TO $2' 50.
; \KANSAS 0C.TY MARKET- I O 40 AIM #
CATTLE; .KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE SLOW,.STEADY to WEAK; DEMAND NARROW FOR SLAUGH-
-..... TER COWS AND BUTCHER HEIFERS; VEALERS AND CALVES BAI3ELY STEADY STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS SCARCE, WEAK; .LOADS GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT UOLORADO STEERS $7.i0: SEVERAL
OA PLAIN GRASSERS EARLY $4.00 TO $5.Q SOME HELD HIGHER; ODD ItOTS BUTCHER COWS
0 TO$4.0; MEDIUM BULLS MOSTLY 3850 DOWN' PACTIdAL TOP VEALERS (4"'i
HOg8: GENERAL.LY STRONG TO 150 IG IHER THAN _HURSDAYIS AVERAGE: TOP $7i. Q ON 170
-- TO 529;. MOST 160 TO 601 |7,10 TO $7i 30. 260 TOd 29 O 6i65 TOi 1U"T '
HEAVIER WEIGHTS SCARCE9 FEW 4]0 TO 330 $6.30 ANb $6.35,' SOWS ABOUT STEADY,.- $4.35 TO
$5.25;. PIGS STEADY. $7.00 TO $7.60.
SHEEP: LAMB STEADY TO 100 HIGHER; OTHER KILL NG CLASSES STEADY; FEW NATIVE LAMBS
-- $7.85; BETTER GRADES MOSTLY ?7.50 TO p7.75; 2-YEAR--OLD WETHERS $3.50, 84f
WETHERS $2.25,N C
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST. LOUIS) MARKET-9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: SCARCELY ENOUGH,CATTLE ON SALE TO MARE A MARKET* SOME TEXAS STEERS' STEADY
... AT $5.50; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 25 LOWER AT 7&50;: NOT ENOUGH SALES OF
OTHER CLASSES WORTH McNTIONI4NG; MOST DEALS ON A CLEANUP BASIC SI
HOGS; ,&!;VE ON LIGHTER WEIGHTS* NO ACTION. ON BUTCHER HOGS EARLY SALE' 150 TO
30or 15 TO 20. HIGH ER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE AT 37 *0 TO $7.60; TOP .
$7.65; FEW EARLY SALES SOWS AT $5.25, STEADY. $" 5P AKRS S
SHEEP: FAI ,RLY. ACTIVE GENERALLY STEADY; TOP LAMBS TO BUTCHERS $8.25; PACKER SALES
FATt S 7.50 TO .8, MOSTLY $7.75; BUCK LAMBS o.0 TO $7)00* THROWOUTS 400
FAT EWVES $r.00 TO $2,00. ..


FORT WORTH CHICAGO
rt.1 M r7" r nlMP


HOGS: .SOFT OR oILY HOGS AND
= ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED
T LT (40-16Q GOD-OH 4 7.00- 7.30
LT WT (1S- 80- GD-OH 7.,5- 70.135
1?0-20QToG0- 7.35
MED WT ;200-2o 2nT DO H 70 73
220-2..504'A D-PH
HVY VT 25Q-29 G-OH 7:00- 7.5
290-35w G GD-CH 6.40- 7.10
PXG SowS (275-500-. iED-GD 5.00- 5.25
LAUGHTER 5 (SCL00. O-) GD-CH -
FOR &STKrI FIGsG(0'\U4 GD-OH --
Av QOST & WT, THURsPIG EXCL) 6 '89-268#
SLAUGHTER BATTLE. &LIVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (0-900-I) CHOICE
GQOD
MEDIUM
0 COMMON
STEERS (900-1100.) CHOICE
Gooo
MEDIUM
.OMMO N
STEERS (I00-1 300#) 3CHOIMCE
STER (-i30"1 00': MEDIUM
GOOD
STEERS (1300-1500-) CHOICE
Goo 1o
HEIFERS: (550-850"o) OCHOIcE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
COWS: CHOICE
GooD
... ,' ,i: :* '; ... "G O D 0 :
0CM--MED
Low CUT-CUT
SBULLt(YRLG EXCL) GD-COH (BEEF),
UT.-CO1--M4EP
VEALERS (MILK'FEDG) D.-0H'
*"" D MEDIUM
OULL-COM
" ALV ES (250-500-r) GD-CH
Cor'-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE \AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800) GD- H
COM-MED
HE I FERS :( GD-CH
COM-MED
ows; GD-OH
COWS:. COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) Go-OH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMBS: 9905D DN-) Gb-CH
t\l MED D IUM
(ALL TS) COMmODN
YRLG WETHERS: (99-` I QO)MED-CH
EWES: (90-1IQ) MED-CH
|20-| 5o.4) MED-COH
(ALL WTS) CULL-COM

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7*50 5.75- 7.00 625-
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7.25
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6,0 75
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGR CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET N.NS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET RErORT SATURDAY JUNE 27,. 1931.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


HoGS


CATTLE
FORT WORTH
KAN8AS CITY
H I CAGO 3
NATIONAL STOCKVARDS "i*"I
OMAH A 1
KLAHOMA CITY .
I1OUX CIlTY too,
ST. JOSEPH 50'
ST. PAUL '400
W1i CHITA I'00


CALVES



g0
25
~-am
IOO *
100
00


HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU:
5. I ,600 492 .
5 2;500. 4,000 4,'000
5000 25 O
,o801088
4,W 88 '
1 ,500 -3,500
900 2,000
1.1100 100 400


$4.50 AND $4.75; .GOODb 2-Y-E.AR-OLD FAT WETHERS 3.2b; AGED FAT WETHERS MOSTLY .UU;
FEW FEEDER YEARLINGS f3.00.
REVIEW'COMMIENT:, LIGHT SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMBS, ,ABOUT I1,100
HEAD, WERE OFFERED HERE THIS WEEK. FULLY HALF OF THE RECEIPTS CONSISTED OF FAT
LAMBS$ AND OTHER SUtrLIES CONSISTED MOqTLY OF MIXED GRADE FAT YEARLINGS AND GOOD'
FAT WETHERS. QOD FAT LAMBS AND WETHERG HAVE BEEN SELLING READILY ON MOST D-AYS-:
BUT TRADE HAS BEEN RATHER SLOW ON FAT YEARLINGS.


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LIBRARY


3ENVER '50 '75 '''25 2000
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 2 ATE NUMBER OF
"OTAL8505A5 45lIRECT AND THR) HoGs-
NE WEEK AGOJ I MARnKETS 2 '985 8 250 t *A95p PROXMT AND THRO HOGO
I OTAL THIS WEEK 8 829t 50,250 414,475 23825 INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
176 t e, 0.5.4..
TOTAL LAST WEEK 76,80 48,185 418,250 232,350 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRI DAY, JUNE 26 193.
S.CATTLE CALVES ; HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,616 445 572 1,128
PPTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
PACKER PURCHASES .609 .224 .491 :350
FT .WORTH OTAL THIS 11'VEtK 6 ;400 5 700 011 '8 .0
FT.WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK 13,905 3|17| 380 (096
FT.WO RTH TOTAL THIS WKLAST YR. 8,490 3,411 2,547 5,805
LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY JUNE 27, 1931.
"(BASED ON -ARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO I1:00 AM.) .
(BSE ON FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. STLOUI$
C L --r CC'^""-- CLOSECLO SCLSE
HOGS:; SOFt OR iLY HOGS AND .
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED )
LT LT 40-6- GD-OH $ 7.00- 7.30 $ 7,15- 745 $ 6,85- 7. 5*$ 7,45- 7.60'
LT 'NT' 1608 Go-0 OD^H 7.1 w735 7.25-7.50 7 0o.:5
02'L G D&-CH7.35 7.*2R- 71v5
6~ ~2: '' 5 75Z. 7;5 7';7~5. 7'45
Hv- W6.40- 60 7.20
HvyWT M9 RD'rH' i 6*40- G^m i^' 5 if 6
290-35..j D-OH 6.40- 7, 0 575-"60 6.00- 6.70 6.50- 6.90
PKG SoWS a 2750" 0QGK MED-aGD 5.001- 5. 25 4.*50- ,5.60 4.3'3 S 4* 47 5'o35
SLAUGHTER sG (00.-. 8 DO 70-73 0-7.6 .5'74
FoR &STKR IGS7 .0 ( GSD-OoH .- --' .-0a- 7.00- 7:e :
Av C0ST & WT R.(IGS EXCL)' 6.62- 277- 6.42- 625 6.99i- 212r 7.34- 0
S"L*NQOMI NAL.
FORT WOBT4_
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. Fon WEEK: SLAUGHTER TlEnrS 50 TO 750 LOWER;
....- INBETWEEN GRADES SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS AROUND 50" LOWER; BETTER GRADES
STEADY; BUTCHER JAND BEEF CQWS 25 TO 500 LOWER, CUTTERS,. A,'D LOW-CUTTERS 15 TO 250.
LOWER; BULLS'A3.UT STEADY: SLAUGHTErV QALVe6.-AWDr VEALERS AROUND 750 TO $ .u00 LOWER;
STOCK STEERS AND YEARLINGS 'STEADY TO 250 LOWER. WEEK,_ TOPS:, HEAVYFED STEERS
77.00, FAT YEARLINGS S7e85t PRACTICAL tOP FAT CQWS 4,0U HiAXY FAT CALVES $,7'5
DEALERS S $.tOS $ BULK.PRICES: GAAS9 SLAUGHTER STEERS $3.75-To $4.50 -FED -STEERS
5.00 TO 5.75, BUTCHEIP.COWS $2.85 TO To$3.259, UER TO $2,7., LOW-CUTTERS;
0.8 TO S.LS. BETTtER'GRADES FAT YEARLINGS 675 TO.5, SORTS SAUSAGE BULLS
2.UU TO 5U, DESIRABLE HEAVY FAT CALVES $5*25. TO $b.25, CULL SORTS $2V.75 TO )o.U..
REVS EW COMMENT : SLAUGHTER STEERSFORMED BULK OF THE WEEK1$1 RECEIPTS
JN.THE CATTLE TA'E AND THE MARKET HAS BEEN HAVMERED FOR SEVERE DECLINES OF U TO
75 SINCE A WEEK AGO.- SLOW MOVEMENT AND LATE CLEARANCES.HAVE ATTENDED.THE DOWNWARD
TEND TO VALUES AND THE DEMAND OWPAGKER ACCOUNT APPEARED DULL THROUGHOUT. ORDErz
BUYERS FURNISHEDA FAI 3OUTLEt FQR..MEDIUM AND LOW-COSTING GRASS SLAUGHTER. STEERS'-
DURING THE FOREPART OF THE WEEK, BUT RELATIVELY -'EW ORDERS WERE FILLED,'FOR OUTSIDE
SLAUGHTER REQUIREMENTS, ON LAXE DAYS,. MOST Of THE GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE BEEN
SELLING FROM AIrUNDE ,375 TO ,4,65, COMMON GRAD UNDER THE $4.00 LEVEL. SEVERAL
SALES OF FED STEERS HAVE BEEN RErPORTED FROM 5 .TO -, 6.0 ANDA 2-CAr SHIPMENT OF -
VERY GOOD I,393Y FED. STEERS TOPPED AT.$7.00 TUESDAY,. OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE AND
CALVES HAVE ALSO BEEN GOING DOWN# THE TRADE IN BUTCHER AND BEEF COWS CLOS1NGr-AT DE-
.LINES OF 5 TO .3U,.FOR THEWEEK, WITH CUTTER AND LOW-CUTTER GRADES l5 TO 2i5 LOWE;.
f'NBETWEEN GRADES .OF.SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS -AVE -DROPPED .ABOUT 250 AND-A FEW OF THE
BETTER GRADES HAVE HEL2 ABOUT STEADY. SORT LOT SALES OF SAUSAGE. BULLS ALSO APPEAR
STEAD, FO, THEA\EE OCCASIONAL TRANSACTIONS IN GOOD FAT YEASL, I G HAVE.BEEN MADE
FROM, M6.(0 TO. 7(8 A FEW GOOD COWS HAVE BEEN SELLING UP TO $4LUU, BUTCHER GRADES
CLOSED AROUND qO'7 TO $3.00 AND LOW-CUTTERS FROM 0 17a5 TO I2.I 5. SHARP DECLINES
OCCURRED. IN SLAUGHTER CALVES A[D VEALER. DURING THE FOREPART'.OF THE WEEK, THE TRADE
LOLNG AT .LEVELS 750 TO |Q0 LOWER. '3OOD HEAVY FAT CALVES ARE LI ST ED MOSTLY FRO M
i.? TO $5. 75,A FEW: UP TO .6.UU ON, ABOVE. CULL SORTS ARE. MOVING AROUND ib0S TO
0U0 AND GOOD VEALERS TOPPED AT $7*U MONDAY, BUT HAVE? BEEN SCARCE. SINCE THENI .
G.UNTRY DEMAND FOR STOCK CATTLE LACKS VOLUME AND THE MARKET HA.S BEEN GENERALLY
QUIET STEADY TO AROUND 250 LOWER.. LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS HAS BE .TrANSACTE
IN ST& CK YEARLINGS FROM $50. TO 06.00, STEER' YEARLINGS SELLING IN THE 3 0UU .RANGE.
HOGS: FULLY STEADY- PRICES WERE PAID FOR THKE LIGHT RECEIPTS OF TRUCK HOGS
........- HERE TODAY.. fT WAS PRACTICALLY: A "ONE-PRICE" MARKET IN THE TRUCI<
SECTION, AS MOST SALES 'OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT BUTCHERS WERE REPORTED AT $7^5,
THIS PRICE THE 3AY'S TOP AND BULK. NO HOGS WERE SHOWN INN THE RAIL SECTION, ALTNOUG;
THE DAY'S RECEIPTS OF ABOUT 550 HEAD INCLUDED CARLOT DELIVERIES OF 49d HEAAD ON
DIRECT .BILLING.
SHEEP: TEN DECKS OF GOOD EAT LAMBS H E TOpAY SOLD AT $6.00, OR FULLY.
--" STEADY. FOR WEEK: FAT LAMBS 55 TO U00 HIGHER. FAT YEARLINGS WEAK TO
250 LOWER; 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS STEADY! AGED'FAT WETHERS 5O HIGHER; MEDIUM TO
CHOICE FAT LAMBS :)5.25 TO $6.00; FEW CHOICE FAT LAMBS UP TO $o. 25. FAT'YEARLINGS





F.AGE 2.
TELEGRAPHIC REF ORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

,.H I' CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE; COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS 25 TO 756 LOWER ONLY
~'-.--- SPECIALTIES ESCAPING WITH MINOR:DECIUINE; MATURED DEEVES 50 TO $j 00 LOWER
PI:A|N BIGtWEIGHTS OFF MOPT; FEW STEERS .SCALtNG OVER I,200# LSS. THAN 750 LOWER;
DEALINGG HEIFE,,S 50", AND MORE LOWER; MOST FAT SHE.STOCK 5O T6 $[,00 OFF; LOW'
CUTTERS AND CUTTERS f25 TO 50Q LOWER;' BULLS STRONG; VEALERS DROKE $1.00 TO $1.50;
YEARLrNG STEERS TOPPED, AT. $8.75, O3ULK $7,.00 TO $3800, EXTREME TOP MEDIUM WEIGHTS
t'440, FEW OVER 7.75; MOST HEAVIES $6.50 TO. $7.25. LATE- PEAK :ON YEARLING HEI-FERS
;8:25, SULK $7,50 .DOWNWARD;. MOST BEEF COWS $3.50 TO 54 S DBST WEIGHTY SAUSAGE
.U0LLS $4.25; L\TE TOP`VEALERS L8,00; STOCKER AND FEEDER -TRADE-PRACTICALLY. AT STAND
STILL.
HOGS: ; FAIRLY ACTIVE ON BEST LIGHT-WEIGHTS., STEADY W I TH EARLY FRL I DAY; OTHErS VERY
,. SLOW, BIDS AND FEW SALES WEAK TO 5^ OR MORE LOWER; FEW PACKING SOWS AROUND
154 LOWER THAN LATE FRIDAY; GDOD TO CHOICE 16' TO 22W0, .735 .TO k7. 50 TOP $7,50;
2-30 TO 240# $7'.25 TO.'$7.35; HEAVIER WEIGHTS UNSOLD[ FEW PACKING SOWS A4B60 .To'$500;
NC SMO-OTH LIGHT SOWS SOLD, FEW EXTREME WEIGHTS $4.3S0 DOWN; -SHIPPERS TOOK 1S0 00
ESTIMATED HOLDOVER 3,000. '
SHEEP: -TODAY'S MARKET NOMINAL. FO R WEEK: 40 DOUBLES FROM FEEDING STATION, S
-- ... 32,300 DIRECTS. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO :: CHOICE LAMBS AND YEARL.ING" O1 0rO!
I'.5 "LOWER, OTHER GRADES AND CLASSES sit'EADY; FEEDING LAMDS 'NOMINAL.' CLOSI NGc B.ULKS:'
GOOD.AND'CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMBS $7075 TO -8.00, FEW .$8.25.- WE KI1
TOP $8,50; RANGE LAMBS el7 75 To 7 ."T 25,-NATJIVE DUCKS K6 *75 TO $7l,00'.THROWOUT.S $5.00
TO 5.50, ORANGE THROWOUrS .$600 TO $6.25, FED' YEARLINNGS $5.00 To ,.50; FAT EWVES
$1 00 TO $1.75. : .
: *. : 'i r ". .? .- ... .

-KANSAS CITY MARKET -

CATTLE: FOR WEEK MOST KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE 25 TO 750 LOWER; MINIMUM DECLINt
SON CHOICE YEARLINGS, MATURED FED STEERS AND WESTERN GRASSES OFF 50 TO
750; GRASS COWS FULLY 50(t LOWER; VEALERS AND ,ALVES OFF 50 TO $1.00. HEAVIER SORT-
ING CONSIDERED; STOCKERS AND F'EED.ERS'WEAK TO MOSTLY ',25, LOWER WEEKS TOPS .: YEAR-
LING STEERS $814 0, YEARLING 'HEIFERS. $8.25, MEDIUM WEIGHT ,ST EER .$7E90, HEAVY STEERS
$7.50, PRACTICAL TO'P VEALE'S $17.00 BULK. FED STEERS. AND YEARLINGS $6.50 TO $7.60,
TEXAS GRASSERS 34,25 TO $5.$0, STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $5. 00 TO. $6.50, SHGRT,-YEARLI.NG
STOCKERSS UP TO p7.75e '
HOGS: HARDLY .-ENbUGH ON SALE TO TEST MARKET; FEW SALES '0. ro' 20Q LOWER THAN
.FR.DAYlS. AVERAGE;- 65 ;TO 20Q $7..05 ,TO '7.,20; 24.0 A.- :8 $6.,40 TO $'6.75;
S,.OWS AND P.I GS NOMINAL ". 4 '
S SHEEP: ORW-tEK'E3TTER GRAES'.LAML S ARROUN5- H- GER COMMON. K INDS 500 UP;
*6-- BETTER GF'AD'ES NATIVES ..$72-5 'T0 :7.75; TEXAS YEARLt NGS"$4.75 TO' .$5400; 2-YEAR-OLD
T:L,0 FEWL,,G,.,T.0_-.. ... ml .. ,6,b-$.. 2 ; ., ''AT .'*. E' ,
W-ETHERS $3.50, ETHERSR' MOSTLY .")0, FEW LIGHT OFF.ER)N $2,25; FAT EWES. LARGELY
'$1.25 To $ 560. '

.... !"NAT. TI.ONAL. STOC1YARDg (ESTLU:S) MARKET : -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: FAT.. LIGHT' WE I GHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS 25 TO 500
.... LOWER; OTHER ..NATI'VE STEERS, WESTERNS AND BEEF COWS 50" 'TO 750 LOWER WITH
SOME NATIVES DONi.$;I,00Q;'MIXED YNEARLING. AND- HEI.FERS.500 "TO.,I $Q0 LOWSE. LOW-CUTTERS,
MEoIUM DULLS AN0, ,rtOCKER -.A40P FEEDER BATTLEE 25LO T.2WER; VEAE.Q'r S 75a POWER. TOPS FOR
WEEK'" 587,''HET'FSri t 8 .75,-,'`076+ YEARLI.NGS AND- 2 M4t XED YE.ARt-i N, MATURED 0rEEA.- $8n0, ,T AS G 4A-SS STEErC $6,a Q C..W. $5(.,R0...", ME' IUM BULLS $4.,-A
' VALERS_ $'850.3 TOCKER 'STERS $0. 75. 6ULKS: i"NATI VE* STEER '^". 3,'TO,) 8.'00, W."STERN
STEERS $,'.00 .TO 35.90 "FAfTMIXED' YEARLIN'GS AND",EI Ft;R:S 37,"'0.TO '$8 ".U0 MEDIUMM.
FLESHED' DESCRIOTIONS ,6 ..251 TO $?.,00, 'CbwS ,,$3!.5 TO."$4.25, 'L'OW-C ITTERS ,.. 00 TO
$S2 25, ST6CKER STVEES ct5.-00 TO ^ 06.0 ,. '- ...'. .,; .. .,, -: .
HO:GS: .'SLW, lLI'.GHT W.EIGHTS A1' ,OUND '|I0 HIG .Ro "H-A ".qLOSE Fn.t ,, "W l TH .A. FEW ,BUTCH-
~: :: ;. iER ,"HOG.S AROUND ,T'EADY" :BIhD,.NG-UNE VENLY ,LpWCR ON SOME WEIGHTYHT. ELECTIONSS;
TOP $7.60: 150 TO 022- ,LA.IGELY '7..r'50 TO',7-'.; *FEW 230 "TO 24-# '$7.4'0 AND $7.45;
.,AROUND' 30Q $6,.75;.. 'SOWS '$,4;75 TO $5.25.
. SEP.. ...... COMP'ARE"'wi.TH WEEK AGO:.. LAMBS STEADY TO 256 LOWER;:, OTHER CLASSES STEADY;
"----- '. TOP FOR THE WEEK $3.50'"WI TH" BULK 'CD::"GOOn AND c' I( C.'L'AMp'S CLO'StN3 AT^'$.7. 75
TO $8.00, LATE SALES INCLUDING AROUND" 30'0 HEAD'O F'" MEDIUM TO- *- M'OMOJTE,,XAS"*LAM'E t 'AT
4 50: ODUCK LAM.S LARG'ELY $6',5'Q TO $7.00,,'TH-O'6Ur.' -MOSTLY $'4pOO; AT 'EWES, $ | .00 TO
o 2 00OQ' /.. '-". '" '4 .*:*-; .- .. .; .;* ^ ..


S .. .. .



WEEKS ENDING Frnl .AY JUNE 2,J.931 AN E N 1-930.
:. : ... .. '* ; .^ ,, .. '.. :' ;;' ...:.'.J L ... .. ^ 0



K Jj .930
.H- .' C, ""CA O I. -. ., : : 05,-- ..
SNDANAPOL S, IND... '67 959
NATIONAL STOCK YARDS, 'ILL. AN STLouis', 4795
.'New YORK, N.Y. AND ,ERTSEY CDI'.Y, N.J.'E 21E0 2EAT .20i'76
SOMAHA, NeR. '' .3 ,5732 6,7"3'
SIOUX CITY, fOWA. : .,. '2,477 37j901
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, M: .,1386 22502
SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN- 2:397 4P.|47.. I -A
.TOTALS '37Z,038 479,862



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


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE : 6-220P


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT MONDAY JUNE 29, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED ICEtPiS OF LIVESToCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS '
( 1 :00 A.Mi.CENTRAI TIME)
CATTLE CALVEe HOGS SHEEP HOLDOV D I
d. -t ..


4OGS -
IRnECT*THnRU",


FORT WORTH 3i600*
KANSAS CITY 10000
CHICAGO 12000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 3,500
SOMAHA 99500
OKLAHOMA CITY 500
Sioux CITY 4;500
ST. JOSEPH ",600
ST. PAUL 7i500
W ICHITA .900
DENVER1 .- .... 800
TOTAL 11 MARKETS '55,400
ONE WEEK AGO,11 MARKETS 70,200
.*TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF
266 CATTLE ON THRU DRILLING AT


S, oo900 7,200
2i 00 6i.500 5i0obo
2,000 40i.000 12;000
2,500 d9i000 6,500
300 22, 00C 10i000
300 i.OOQ -200
500 3,500. 7,500
600 0,i000 5,000
21,500 1 2i000 1 ,500
.00 1,300 .500
00 3 700 2,800
.1,600 119,900 58,200
14,050 90,700 49,500
CATTLE INCLUDE
FORT WORTH,.
''


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, $ATU


4:, 000


. '521 "

(, 000
700 800
297 :
.. /


: 600,


*A PROXI MATE NUMBER OF -
DIECT AND THRU'HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE'DAY1S
ESTI MATEO.' REOEI PTSo
IRD'AVY. JUNE 27.I93 ?L


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASESS

FT.WORTH ACTUALMONDAY WK AGO
FTWORTH ACTUAL ,MONDAY,YR AGO


CATTLE
280
58
.623


2.0 71


,CALVES

I 18

2,087
S,843


HoS SHEEP
...63 0 ,600
5 33 1,6o0o
1239 3,3Q7
' 764 3,283


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY JUNE 29.1 3.
(BASED ON. MARKET,CONDITIONS AND SALES REP0orTED UP TO I :4E


P.M.:)


CATTLE: DULL MOVEMENT IN THE CATTLE MARKET HERE TODAY SUGGESTED A NARROW
PACKER OUTLET AND MOST ,DL.DS Di.E NOTED A DOWNWARD TREND TO VALUES*
SLAUGHTER STEERS FORMED BULK OF THE DAI#S GATT.LE RECEIPTS AND TRADE I'N THIS CLASS.
APPEARED 25 CENTS LOWER ON THE CASIS OF MOST BID.S. AND SCATTERED SALES REPORTED UP,
TO AFTERNOON ROUNDS. SHE-STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERS RULED, DARELY TEADY TO 25 .ENTS
LOWER, WITI'&,: TQF ANP, 9..At WSEM:TA p4 IP Q t N GJ inG
WERE RELATIVELY SCARCE AND 'fELD ABOUTr STEAbY,. "I'f .'""LL K'AIgRMAfINJ UNCHANGED^
THE YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR SUPPLY TOTALS OF 3*,600 CATTLE AND 1 ,00 C'ALVjLBS,
.ARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS DURING MORNING' ROUNDS-WERE .REPORTEb
FROM $3.75 TO 5.s0,5- DESIRABLE FED CATTLE 'SELLIN-G AT THE LATTER PRICE, SO.OME COMMON
GRADES OF BORNE. STEERS HAD TO SELL,. HOWEVER, AROUND. $3,25 TQ $350;. MOST OF THE
SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE O'F VALUE TO MOVE IN THE $4,00 AND $500 RANGES .
AN $8,00 CARLOT TOP FEATURED THE MARKET FOR FAT YEARLINGS, THIS
PRICE WAS PAID FOR ONE LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE 719-Pr)OUND WEIGHTS. THERER LIMITED
SUPPLIES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS CHANGEb HANDS AROUND AND'UNDER $6.00, INCLUDING' '
SORTS OF BUTCHE, HEIFERS. UNDER THE"$5,00 LEVEL. ONE LOAd OF GOOD 'EIF RETTES .SOLD
ON ORDER AT $4,50 AND A LOAD OF GOOD. FAT COWS DROUGHT $3435 BUTCHER COWS WERE,
PEDDLED AROUND $,275 TO $3.00 AND CUTTERS FOUND AN OUTLEt AROUND ,2,50, WlITH LOW*-
CUTTERS LISTED AT $2,00 'AND. LESS, .SOME BULLS MOVED AT $1.40 ANQ' $2.50 ONE.LOAD AT
THE LATTER PRIl"CE* .
'SEVERAL ;PURCHASES OF STOCK CATTLE, YEARLING STEERS AND 2-*YEAR"OL-D',T
WERE REPORTED AT QUOTADLY STEADY COST FIGURE$ OF $5.00 TO 5.50o. THE DtTTER GRADES
OF STOCK YEARLINGS WERE NOMINALLY LISTED ON UP TO $6,00 AND ABOVE.
SLAUGHTER CALVES ENCOUNTERED A PULL AND DEARISH PACKER DEMAND WITH
TRADE SETTLING MOSTLY AT DECLINES OF 25 CENTS. OCCASIONAL 0ARLY SALES1 HOWEVER,
WER'E STEADY: OR VERY NEARLY SO. ONE LOAD OF GOOD.' TO CHOICE HEAVY FAT CALVES DROUGHT
$5.75 AND SOME MEDTUM'TO GOOD VEALERS WERE REPORTED AT 95,50, WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER
CALVES OF THE PLAINER GRADES DREW D1 D8 UNDER THE $5.00 LEVEL' AND CULL SORTS SOLD
AROUND $2.50 -T.O $3,00, '


HOGS: TODAYIS LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 900 HEAD.
---- MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 521 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT
TRUCK HOGS. No RAIL HOGS WERE OFFEREDONTHE OPEN MARKET, OUT TWO LOADS WERE
PECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON,


215.
EX-


LOWER HQG PRICES WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS AND LOCAL TRADE
PROVED UNEVEN. SMALL KILLERS DOUGHT*A FEW TRUCK HOGS EARLY AT ADVANCES OF 10 'O
15 CENTS. BUTA MOST OF THE TRUCK HOGS SOLO TO PACKERS 5 CENTS LOWER, AND SOME LATE
SALES WEE AS MUCH AS 1.5 CENTS.LOWER, SMALL 4 TRUCK HOGS AND BOUGHT OTHER GO"D TRUCK HOGS -AT $7,.35 AND $7,40. PACKERS BOUGHT
MOST OF THE GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 240,POUND TRUCK HOGS AT $7.30 AND ALSO "PURCHASED
SOME GOOD TRUCK HOGS LATE AT $7, 5. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT STEADY, PRICES OF
$5.00 AND $5.25.

SHEEP: t.OCAL SHEEP AND LAMB TRADE TODAY WAS FEATURED BY AN INCREASED SUPPLY
AND A SHARP BREAK IN PRICES FOR LAMBS AND YEARLINGS. 'RECEIPTS, ES-
TIMATED AT 7,200 HEAD9 PROVED LARGER THAN MONDAY RUNe OF RECENT WEEKS* FAT LAMBS ,,
AND YEARLINGS BREW LOWER 31r)S AND HAP TO SELL'AT PRICES ACOUT 50 CENTS LOWER IN
LINE WITH A DOWNWARD, TREND ELSEWHERE. TWOwYEAR-OLD WETHERS SOLD STEADY TO 2b CENTS
LOWER AND PRICES "'AtD FOR AGED FAT WITHERS APPEARED STRONG TO 50 CENTS HIGHER. *
GOOD AND CHOICE FAT LAMB8 SOLD MOSTLY AT $5.50 AND OTHER SALES OF FAT LAMBS WERE
REPORTED AT $5,.00ANO-LESS. THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT VYEARLINGS SOLD MOSTLY AT
$4.25, WITH SOME HELD HIGHER, TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS BROUGRT '$3.00 AND AGED FAT
WETHERS MOVED FROM $2.00 TO $2.50, INCLUDING A SI--DECK SHIPMENT AT $2.50.
G/29/31 RP .
2:00 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


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FAGE #2. -
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS.AND JqOTATIONS MONDAY JUNE 29_ r931.
SCHICOAGO MARKET-|IO:50 A.M.. 1
CATTLE: VERY LITTLE DONE, EXCESSIVE WATERFALLS A.FACTOR IN SLOWING TRADE; FEW
EARLY SALES ON ALL KILLING CLASSES- ABOUT STEADY;. ?TOCKERS AND FEEDERS DULL
AROUND 250 LOWER; FEW LOADS FED YEARLINGS SOLD AT.. $7.00 TO 68.35, BEST. HELD,.HI GHER;
PRACTICALLY NO WEIGHTY DEEVES SOLD BUT SUPPLY LIGHT AND INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY;
OCCASIONAL LOADS YEARLING HEIFERS $7&65 DOWN; MOST BEEF COWS $4425 DOWN ,LOW-CUTTERS
AND CUTTERS $2.00 TO 36?5. D.IRADI WJI'GHTY SAUSAGE DULLS $4000 TO -$4,5; BETTER
GRADE HANDYWEIGHT VEALERS $ -7U0 TO 80UU. 4 '
HOGS: CHO.E LIGHT KINDS SCARCE; WEIGHTS BELOW 22(0 5 TO 10 LOWERTHAN SATURDAY
-- 25 OR 10/ LOWER THAN FRIDAY S AVERAGE; HEAVIER WEIGH'S AND PACKING SOWS |b
T 25L'W LER, SOME '51G OFF MORE GOODTO CHOICE I 70 TO 220u 7.25 TO 740, TO1P
l7.45; 230 T" 25 36.90 To $7.26; 20. TO 30 r$6.40 TO E65; PIG$7 TO p7.15,
STRONG WEIGHTS AND LIGHT LIGHTS TO o7,25; 'PACKING SOWS 32_ P TO ?4,50.TO" b5,00
MOOTH LI GHT WEIGHTS $,5.L25 TO '5.50; FEW BUTCHER COWS -TO $5,6e : U
SHEEP: ALL CLASSES SLOW, UNEVENLY LOWER; FAT LAMBS 25 T7 50 OQN QUALITY RATHER
....Ci T PLAIN; GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE AND WETHER LAMBS 5 T O t7 5, OUTSIDE PAl'
%Y CITY BUTCHER; DUCKS LARGELY $6.25 TO $6,.75, 'THROWOUTS 4,00 TO 5.u00; 8 DOUBLES
6-F OREGON LAMBS UNSOLD; FEW YEARLINGS $4,50 TO.$5.00t, SOME HELD HIGHER.. .
KANSAS CITY MARKET--iO:55 A.M*
-ATTLE: NATIVE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS IN LIGHT TO MODERATE SUPPLY; YEARLINGS
OPENING FULLY STEADY, PROSPECTS AROUND STEADY ON MATURED FED STEERS,
C-OMMON TO MEDIUM WESTERN STEERS SLOW; TENDING LOWER; LITTLE DONf ON COWS; DULLS
STEADY; BIDDING 50(' TO MOSTLY |1.00 LOWER ON VEALERS AND CALVES; STOCKERS AND FEED-.
ERS VERY SLOW, COUNTRY DEMAND NARROWt FEW EAr"?_Y SALES .STEADY TO EASJE,,W WITH LAST
WEEK'S LOW CLOSE; FAT LIGHT YEARLINGS EARLY $700 TO $B800, CHOICE "48' HEIFERS AT.r
(ATTER PRICE; CQHO1CE YEARLING STEERS HELD AROUND $8.509 NUMEROUS LOADS COMMON TO
MEDIUM WESTERN GRASSERS"'OFFERgD OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND $4,25 TO $5.50; DESIRABLE
WEIGHT MEDIUM L$ ,3.S5 TO f.0; BI ADDING .6,0Q0DQb6N ON MOST VEALERS; LIGHT YEAR--
LING STOCKERS o;m.( r- LOADS H5 EIFER CALVEES $50. _.U
HOGS: EALY SALES ON LIGHT AND.MEDIUM WEIGHTS 10 TO I50 LOWER, AFTER 0BI DS AROUND
-- ... 25 LOWE-i FEW AROUND 320 FULL 256 ,LOW'R AT 6.00; TOP $7./0 ON 160 TO
170#; MOST I50 TO 2 0O S.85 TO $776; FEW 250^ AT $6.90; SOWS 50 TO 70B LOWER,
,75 TO $4.50; PI GS ARO.UND |0$ LOWERn _$7.00 TO '$76750 "*
SHEEP; LAM3S AND YEA.IR GS 5 TO 50u LOWER; SHEEP ABOUT STEADY; PRACTICALTOP
----- NATIVE LAMOS $75.5, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7 O0 TO y72.., SORTING LIGHT;
TEXAS YEARLINGS $4.00 TO $4.50, FEW LIGHT WEIGHT WETHERS. $2.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: TRADING SLOW, BUYERS TAKING LITTLE INTEREST IN ANY CLASS; INDICATtONS
-T... AOOUT STEADY ON' FAT STEERS, MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS AND LOWER ON
TEXAS STEERS; #OW STUFF AND MEDIUM BULLS STEADY; VEALERS 25( COWER AT $7.75, A FEW
COWS $3.25 TO 94.00; LOW-CUTTERS $2.00 TO $2.25; MEDIUM BULLS $3.75 DOWN. "
HOGS: FAIRLY ACG-TIVE ON LIGHT WEIGHTS ;.SLOW ON 3UTCHERPS.rO TO T LOWER THAN
'SATURDAY'S AVERAGE TOP O7,45; MO-T 2I'ZDOWN $7,.5 AND .740; 220 TO'
260#S $7.00 TO $7.30; sows 25 LOWER AT $450 TO $5.00. B 8
SHEEP: FEW EARLY SALES AND I1 DS 25 TO 500 LOWER ON-LAMBS; TOPATO.OUTCHERS $8*00
WITH PACKERS TAKING A.'FEW AT $7.*25 TO $7.50; FAT EWES $1. 0O TO $2,p0 "
FOflT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. STLOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE LOSE! CLOSE
wU n v ^ n < C/( -yT no nli v/ Pnn~ A~n- 0^^-i 0i~ -6.^


C== BOASTING iGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT (140-'60 G D-CH $ 6.9Q-. 7,25 $ 7.00- 7.25 $ 6,70-

MED 'VT 0-D--2H H 70 "
2 0 2 H 7. 7o331 15.E5
H V.Y -WT r* G UD-RH 6 7 3753 p 6
I'K SOWS ED-. B 5. 0-. 5.25 .10 5o
PKG Sow* 275-.C .5|1 5100""75325 3 5 %0 0-;
SLAUGHTER PIGS(I 00- waOpM*)GD-aCH -- 6.75- 7.25 8m
FDR &STKR (7-Q') GD'CH -8- A
6 ,[ ~, ,:) /A- -- 6 "l, -2 W 2
Av COST &'WT 5AT.(P)Gs ExcL) 6.56- 23T 6.T2- 285# 652-
V T A VT Fo 'VKE(S ) 7.02- 23 6.68- 254 6.9
l7.7 fr.VE A .
iv-AU6{T E:P%6AfTLE CALVES AND. VEAL ERS:


STEERS (600-900,) CHOIR CE
MEDIUM

COMMON
STEERS (900-1100:k) GOOIC
U OED IcUM
S TE E R S (I0-.I 1300#") CHO ICE
Go D
MEDIUM
STEERS (I300--IO;'f) CHOICE
HEIFERS (550-85.0s) OH8I CE
L GOO D'
MEDIA UM '
S CO W10N
COWS;: HICE
8,sGp00D
S8COM-MED
.Low 0uT-CU
BULLS.(YRLG EXCL) HD-H(BEEF)
S, CUT-COM-.MED
VEALERS (MI LK-FED) G0D-CH
I. '. MEDIUM
OUL -0OM
CALVES (250-500',) OD-COH
S On-MED)
FOR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:,
STEERS (500-800-i CopH
STrets (8o00--105 ) CO-C-ME
COM-MED
STEERS: (8O0l5a) GD-CH
Corm-MED.
HEI FECs: GD-CH
Com-Mo
cows COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MEDLI.UM
SLAUGHTEn SHEEP' AND LAfBS:
LAMBS: '90#' ON) GO-CH
LAM080W Ar-P'% AI IlkM


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ALL W'TS)
6/29/31 RP
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.








UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF .AG.RICULTURE
BUIREAUJ OF AGRICULTRAL ECONOMICS
tAMAT-KET NIE7VS E\7ViCE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FOR7T 'V0OTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209


:DAILY L VVTKq MARKET .E,0,T -TUESDAY JUNE 30, L931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECE.I'TS^O:F LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARkECTS.
(11:00 AiM.CENTRAL TIME)


.CATTLE CALVES


FORT TVOWTH
KANSAS QITY
QHICAGO
IATION.AL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA '
OKLAHOMA CITY .
S.OUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. ''PAUL
"Vr CHI TA
DENVER ..
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGo, 1 1 MARKETS'
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


1 ,700
.I7o0 :
4 500
"4 500-
4' 4,000
.. .500
3500
1,000.
1,900
...400
.500
29,500
.39;550'
84,900
109,750'


.400
i -000
-3,000
2,000
300
300
-200
200
i ,900

9,50
9 ;450
10;475
21 ,050
24,9625


HoGS.
S-oo00
-3,500
r9, ooo
1'0,000
1: ;000
"800
1.1 ,500
.4, 000
7! 7,000
S1,200
1l,500
70;000
.80,200
18:9.,900
17.0,900
t,.


FORTT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENT AND PACKER PURCHAN


SHEEP
2; 5e0.

6;000
5,9O0
2 00
*TOO
6,C~ Q
4, .00 0
700 -
110o


HOLDOVER


S9,000


.Hos o


D FR ECTOTHQuW.


00 1l,300
296



600 0


41 ,200 *-'APPRTOXI MATE NUM3r,. OF
,61 ; 2Q'0 0bI rECT AND .THtU HOGSG
99,400, INCLUDEDD IN. THE DAYS
S110,700 ESTIMATED RCCE1PT:,
ES. MO NDAY. tI.UNE 29', 1 931


ACTUAL 7%ECEI PTS '.
TOTAL SHIPMENTS '
PACKER PURCHASES

FT WORTH ACTUAL ,TUESDAY,WK, AqO
FTWORTH ACTUAL, TUESDAY ,Yn AGO


CAti-
3 -E

"'. 1 J
.- '3,(
" 2,.(


rLE CALVES HOGS "
599 991 82
N N COk'APILED.
338 541 673

D38 '496 490
U53 F517 82D
lj


FOT '02RTH L IVESTOCK .MARKET TUESDAY"


- JUNE"


SHEEP
-. ;512
7,i063

1,278
774

^0. 1, ,


- V


(BA3-ED ON T4ARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE:. PLAIN" STEER; QUALI TY AND- LIMITED SLAUGHTER REt UREIAN.TS COtINE ,ITO
0 1 "' D PROOUJCE A' QUIET TRADE IN CATTLE' HERE "0TDAY. 0 : ICES HELD G ENERAjlLY
.STEADY AT VEST.E'lDAY.S' D'ECL.lNES, HOWEVER',. AND QJI.TE A L I TTLE.: DU! NESS WAS, TRANSACTED
-CURING THEMORNING SESSION. MOST' OR THe. SLAUGtTER SrEERS WgR,'E VEPY PLAIN" AND COMMON
.G.AOE$ OF ,..RA .ERS ,.THAT 4IO(V1 P. FRRQ .$3-5 TO A; ,.in $ .,0g W'.,,Ri -1 OF 'G CATTLE
PREDOMINATED IN THE. DAYS RECEI PT 'POSTED AT Tp EIrEADu ... ...
4 .
S'STEAY PR'i CES .WERE'-AL'SO A.SNTA1 .D" N' tHE MARKET FOR'RFAT YEARLItJGS,
OUT FURTHERr : WEAKNESS FEATURED THE" TRADE*: ,J 3EEE. AND'rUTOCHER 'COWS, BULK OF THE
BUSINESS IN"COWS LISTED .A;OVLE 25,20 APPEARED WEAK TO S CENTS LOWER, OR ADOUT
25 CENTS LOWER FO .THE TWO. DAYS OTHER, Ci',SES OF CATTLE, iNCLUDING SHORT .SUPPLIES
OF STOCKERS, MOVED AT MOSTLY STEAD;r .OATESr. ', Z' --, .. .- .
STWO LOA'S OF GOODFAT".YEAR.L.!C&9 BROUGHT $7,55, AND A FEW DESI.RASILE.
F-At COWS VWERE R'O,-RTED UPR TO!. %-50.- BEUTCO'::7 '*CORTS 'FOUND. AN' OUTLET AROUND $2. _75,
QTO $3,0, GUTrTERS ,IAROUND4D$2A A,..,L6WCU'-R- SOJD"5'A LTLY. FRO"M $ | .75 TO $2. 10.
ONE LOAD OF STRONG WE|IG-TS I OI;A BUJD HAiJ S. >I'" 2- "t*Df' THI3 LOAD CARRI:E SOME"L
CUTTERY TVPESi -S iNO '10%UILSL OF 4,"C 'F. QUF..\INE WER. -, j Ji' tL.. [N "THE DAY.S. REC.EI.PtS .AND,
-,ULL VALUES RANGIN FRROM'ARON $2ND O TO.. $o 75IL WERE VERY POORLY TESTED.

.. ,ELAT;V.E.Y .EW CATTLE ARE WANTED NN -OUNTRY'-ACCOQUJT.AND HARDLY.
ENOUGH DUS INZlS$ WAS.. TRANSACTED t'N EiTOOERS TO MAKE A MARKET. THE:DETTER GRADES OF
STOCK STEER: YEARL INGS HAVE JEEN '`SELL NG A"OUND".AND 6L; GHTLY A30VE $6'0,. 0.
ANOTHER.DULL TRACE DEVELOPED I N SLOUGH T ER.'CALVE.:$-WITN"Pt ICES TENDING
WEAK TO 1YOWER. SALES DURING MOPNI NW 't f"r" IN SOME CAS-ES$ MEASURED FURTHER DE-
CLINES-OF A-OUT 25 CENTS, ArtJT 50 CENTS LOWER-:FOR THE TWO DAYS P ..OMI GOOD HEAVY
FAT CALVES HAD TO 'SELL AT 5550"Ai,\jD OThER WEIGHTY AVER.A8ES WERE SCATTERED UNDER THE
$5O00 LEVEL, INCLUDING .CULL SORTS 'ROM $21.50 TO ,:3.00. SCRCITY OF DESIRA34E
VEALERS PREVENTED A QUJOTA3LE MARKET I.N THIS CLASS. .

: HOGS: LOCAL HOG PRICES DECLINED 15 TO 25, CENTS TODAY, IN.SYMPATHY^W1TH.
"- DOWNTUNS AT, OTHER MARKETS4 RECEIPTS. ESTIMATED AT 500 HEAD.', "IN-
CLUDED 319 HEAD DfIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 220 TRUCK HOG8 AND ONE LOAD OF' RAIL HOGS
FOR THE OPeN MARKET MI-ARKET OFFERINGS INCLUDED TWO 'LOADS OF PACK I NG.'GRADES ARRIVING
TOO LATE FOR YESTERDAY 1lS MARKET., SMALL KILLERS PAiD $7 0, THE DAY "S TOP OOR A ,
FEW LOTS OF GOOD TO CHOICE TRUCK HOGS AtND MOST OF THE SETTER GRADES OF' 176 TO
240-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED TO PACKERS AT $700,. A LOAD OF ,GOOD 207-POUND RAIL
BUTCHERS SOLD TO. PACKERS.AT $7.00. ACKiNG SOW PRICES RULED 25 "TO 40 'CENTS LOWER.
Two CARLOTS OF PACKING SOWS MOVED AT $4. 50 AND $4.85, LAfTER PRICE PAID FOR LIGHT
WEIGHT PACKING GRADES .. '

SHEEP: RECEIPTS"OF SHEEP AND LAMfDS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 2,500 HEAD*!
STHIRTfEN bECKS WERE OFFERED IN THE -7AIL SECTION, INCLUDING ELEVEN "
DECKS OF F'T LAM3S S "LO'ER PRICES WRE REPORTED "AT OTHER MARKETS AND LOCAL .LAM: S
HAD, TO SELL, AT DECLINES OF 25 TO 50 CENTS. THE. ELEVEN DECKS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD-FAT
LA1.S' SOLD AET $Oy00 AND FAT TRUCK LAMO'S WERE REPORTED AT $4.75 AND $5.00. THERE
WERE PRACTICALLY NO FAT YEARLINGS ,OR WETHERS OFFERED.* ,



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S1:25 ".M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY JUNE 30, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET-- 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE; VERY SLOW, NARROW DEMAND FOR ALL CLASSES; FEW LOADS FED STEERS AND YEAR-
----.- LINGS STEADY TO STRONG, MOSTLY TO OUTSIDERS.; UNEVEN AND UNDEPENDABLE OUT-
LET FOR FAT SHE-STOCKJ DULLS STEADY; BETTER GRADE VEALERS STEADY. OTHERS SLOW; STOCK-
E" AND FEEDER TRAE DULL; YEARLING AND LIGHT STEERS MOSTLY $G.50 TCO $7-50; FEW YEA-
LINGS UPWARD nOTO 38.15, DEST HELD HIGHER, FEW LOADS MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHT STEERS
"3.25 TO $7.00; YEADLING HE FERS 5Q DOWN; MOST GRASSERS O4.00 TO 5o50 s O,3S MOST-
I"Y'ON GRASSY ORDER DULK .50 TO'400;. LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS 2.0 TO $1c1 ;
MAJORITY WEIGHTY SAUSAGE SULLS $4.00 TO $4.25- GOOD AND CHOICE HANDY WEIGHT VEALERS
4z7.00 TO $8.00, MOST WEIGHTY KINDS $5.00 TO 6.00.
R4OGs: SgOW, MOS'TLY1 TO I50 LOWER THAN ONDAY S,, AVERAGE; PACKING SOWS UNEVENLY
--"-- 0 TO 25 LOWERP GOOD TO CHOICE 180 TO 220 ,-$7.10 TO $.-20 TOP_7 P5; .23r
S260 6a75 TO 7.1:280 TO 330A t5.75 TO P6.50 PLGS MOSTLY 675 TO $7100; PACK-
ING SOWS $4. 25 TO 35.U00, SMOOTH LIGH; WEIGHTS TO 9b.25, EXTREME WEIGHTS DOWN TO $4.C
SHEEP: MARKET NOT FULLY ESTABLISHED; FEW SALES STEAD Q WEAK. TJNDENCY LOWER;
--'- GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER.LAMDS $7. 5 TO 7.5bU TO PACKERS ONE
LOAD $7.75 TO SHIERD DEST RANGERS HELD ADOVE (.75; THROWOUT NATIVES MOSTLY .0
TO $4.50; FEW FAT EWES $,1*00 TO |.150.
!; KANSAS CITY MARKET-,-I I :00 A.M.
CATTLE; SLOW TRADE OrN MOST ALL KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE; BETTER GRADES OF LIGHT
"-" WEIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS AROUND STEADY; OTHERWISE MOST 91DS ON, 3EEF
St'EERS AND YEARLINGS WEAK- TO LOWER; COWS DULL, WEAK; DULLS STEADY; VEALERS AND CALVES
A3 UT STEADY WITH MONDAY1S DECLINE; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SLOW, WEAK; SEVERAL LOADS
LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS AND YEARLING! EARLY $7.00 TO $7.75, SHORT LOAD MIXED YEARLINGS
A8.00; CHOICE YRA,;i'NG ST.ERS HELD CONSIDERABLY HIGHER, CULK MATURED STEERS OE VALUE
O SELL AROUND A$- TO 5; MEDIUM DULLS UPWARD TO 3.50; BULK VEALERn .6.00 AND
DOWN' 5 LOADS 505o' WHITEFAQED STOCKERS. .0; OTHER MEDIUM TO GOOD LOTS 500 TO
qOGS: AROUND 10 TO ROWER THA5t MONDAY1S AVERAGE T P .690 ON 1 60 2EAIE
--- MOST 150UTO 20-- $G,75 T $6T.9Q.FEw g40 TO 0n $0.50 TO $.0. HEAVIER
WEIGHTS SCARCE, ODD0 HEAD AROUND 290 TO 30Uk $.U00 TO 6.10; SOWS STEADY, 43.75 TO
$4.50; PIGS STEADY, $7.00 TO $7.50.
SHEEP; LAMOS FULLY 25< LOWER:, YEARLINGS WEAK TO 250 LOWER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY;
. TOP NATIVE LAM[S $700 S BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $6.50 TO 7.0, TEXAS YEAR-
LINGS $4.50..
$ NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET-10:00 A.M..
CATTLE: TRADING SLOW IN ALL DEPARTMENTS; INDICATIONS AD3OUT STEADY ON FAT LIGHT
STEERS AND' YEARLINGS AND LOWER ON OTHERS INCLUDING TEXANS; MIXED YEARLINGS
AND HEIFERS NOT MOVING; EARLY SALES COWS, CUTTERS, LOW-CUTTERS AND MEDIUM gL,
STEADY WI TH .LITTLE, INQU IRY LATER ON; GOOD AND CHOICE ^.ATi7 .OWERICAT U J 0
QUALITY OF TEXAS STEERS.NOT DESIRADLE; A FEW COWS ,3.5 TO 4 UU; LOW-CUTTERS y).0
TO $2.25; MEDIUM DULLS $3.75. LE
HOGS: GENERALLY SLOW, EARLY ACTI ON CONFI NID.$., GHT WEIGHTS; MOSY 15FOR L'OWE2'05 2)
"-'----" THAN MONDAY'S AVERAGE. PRACTICAL TOP $7.9 FE! SMALL LTS a"7.30, UuK
DOWN TO $7.20 AND $7.2r- FEW 21 TO 2306"- 7.10 TO :T7t15, DDING $.6,90 FOR 25
WEIGHTS; PACKING SOWS $4.50 TO $4.75, LARGELY,'FEW UP TO ,5.0U.
SHEEP: MARKET NOT DEVELOPED; .PACKERS DIDDING AROUND 500 LOWER ON GOOD AND CHOICE
LAM0S, OR $7.00 DOWN; NO EARLY SALES.,
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
"' OLOSE C0O 0 cLO5E CLOSE


HOGS: SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
OASTING I IGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 140-r(63. GD-H $ 650- 7,00 $
L T 1'VT 0i 2U8 C H -.
MED VT25 7 00-- 710

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PKG Sows 27"0o MED-GD 50- 485
SLAUGHTER i4GS 0Q 3t0 )GDCO----CH -
FoR &STKR PlGS(70-t,3on) Gr-.H -.
Av COST & WTb MON.(PNIGS EXCL) 7.25- 208#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900-) CHOICE
GOOD
MED IUMf"
COMMON
.STEERS (900-1100') HOICE
GOOD
M D MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (I100-1300') CHOICE
G<^OD
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GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
COWS: CHOICE
GOOD
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BULLS(YRLG EXCL) UT-CO-BEEF).
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VEALERS (MILK-FED 0 GD-CH
MEDIUM
CULL-0OM
CALVES (250-500&) GCD.-H
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND .AVS:
STEERS (500-800^) GD-CH
COM-MED
STEERS (800-1050-.) GD-CH
COM--MAED
HEIFERS: G O;D-CH
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