Daily livestock market report, July 1931

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.... I UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECOOMICS-
.. .. MARKET NES SERVICE ,

217 LiVEStOCK. EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, IEXAS


TELEPHONEN:


DAILYL.IVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY JULY I, 1931.
STODAV'IS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK' AT ELgVEN MARKETS.'


( 1:00 A.MCENTRAL TIME')


FORT WORTH "
KANSAS CITY.
C-jICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
0OAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CIlTY
ST. JOSEPH
ST PFAUL
Wl CHITA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I1 MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


CATTLE
2,000-
"4,000"
9,000 '
3,000
:5;500
400
3 000
900
2,300
.-200-,
.700,
3i ,000 '
35 ; 300
115,900
145,050 .


CALVES
.300
*960
2,500
1 200
300
300
"200
3Q0
2,700
100
50
6, 850
10,i600
27,900
35,225


SHEEP
- of '


HOG S
'300
'3,000
16;000
1-0, 500
9500
500
'si ooo
I o000
.2,500
10,000
1 9400

62,800
81 ,200
252,700
252,100


.. HHOGS
HOLDOVER m["RECT THRU*


S2;400 80
7,000 '140
12;000 71000 3,000
6,000 Q |,500 1,000
79500
'200
G ,000
2,000
2,500
260 300
2,400 '
'48;20 *APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
42,20Q DIRECTr AND THRU HOGS.
147,600 INCLUDED IN'THE DAYS
152,900 ESTIMATED RtCEIPTS*


FORT WORTH REOCEOTS, SHIPMENTS AND ,ACKER PURCHASES, TOESDAYIJUNE 301 _i3


ACTUAL RECEIPTS


TOTAL SHIPMENTS '
PACKER PrURCHASES "

FT*WORTH ACTUALVEDNESDAYWl AGO -
FT.WORTH ACTUAL .IWEDNESDAYYn AGO


3ATTLg:
2-252


3,892
i ,539.
It


CALVES
:608
5755

519
s-043


* '594

523
.<
".4
446


SHgEP
2;436

2,

2,293
7:47


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY JULY 93.
(3ASED ON,+MARPKET CONDITIONS 'AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1 :30 pMo)
.AV
*' ', .. .. *
CATTLE: '".VEY FEW CATTLE SOLVE DURING MORNING ROUNDS HERE TODATO DESPITE
S LIMITED RECEIPTS. THE RELATIViEL:- LIGHT- SUPPLY CONSISTED LARGELY OF
PLAIN AND OFF"QUALITY GRADES'OF SLAUGHTER STEERS, COWS,'AND MIXED 3UtfCHER -LASSES.
THE UNATTRACTIVE CHARACTER OF THE RUN WASPARTLY' RESPONSID LE'FOR SLACK"'EMANDt
ALTHOUGH .EW'CATTLE ARE N-tOID FO. .PA OETTER.GRADES ARE FINDING AN UNCERTAIN OUTLET.'"THE YAID ESTIMATES CALLED -FOR ONLY
.2,000"CATTLE ANOD 300 CALVES., .
LAIN GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS PREDOMINATED IN THE RUN AND OFFERINGS OF
THIS CLASS WERE OF VALUE TO SELL IN THE. $3.00 AND .c$400 "ANGES THE TRADE AS A
WHOLE9 ON THE OASIS OF SCATTERED D.IDS'AND SALES REPORTED, APPEARED DARELY' STEADY AT
FULL RECENT DECLINES* NO GOOD FAT YEARLINGS WERE REpEl VE- AND .SAUAGE BULLS WERE
VERY SCARCE, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY* '
'A PART LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE. FAT. COWS' SOLD AT "3 75 ANp N, SALES OF
Ti-II' CLASS WERE MADE UP TO t4,00 OR.A03OVE. BUTCHER"'CQWb. WErE'L" LI STED AROUND, $2 E75
TO $3, 00, CUTTERS AROUND.,$2,50 AND LOW-CUTTER Sb'TS SOLO FROM: $1 '75TO 42.5
ALTHOUGH 3ULL TRAD F REMAINED UNTESTED', SAUSAGE SORTS WE'VE QUOTf:D FrTOM $200' TO
$2.50 WITH OCCASIONAL STRONG WEIGHT AND -HEAVY IfIDIVIDUAL. UP TQ $2.75.
.. SUPPLY' AND DEMAND WERE -OTH OF NVOLIGILE VOLUME ,N NTHE STOCKER
,MARKET AND NOT ENOUGH -USI NESS WAS TRANSACTED ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT TO PERMIT ANYTHING
LIKE A- FAIR TCST OF VALUES. .....
BEARISH .DEMAND DOMINATE D TRADE IN SLAUGHTER CALVES, EVEN THOUGH RE-
CEIPTS LACKED VOLUME. PEDDLING PURCHASES WERE REPORTED DURING THE FORENo.OON"AT"
PRICES STEADY TO 25 CENTS OR MORE LOWER. A PART LOADO'OF VERY GOOD STRONG' WEIGHT
VEALERS AND'HEAVY FAT CALVES DROUGHT $5.50 WI TR LESS DESIRABLE SLAUGHTE-Rt CALVES
IN' 30TH LIGHTS AND HEAViES SELLING IN TH-E 4..00 RANGE, CULL SORTS AND. "R.ANN'IES'
PrROVED DULL, SELLING FROM $2.25 TO AROUND 2,75' ,


I HOGS:

OF OUTCHER


ONLY 300 HOGS' WERE'-ESTIMATED FOR TODAY LOCAL TRADE. OFFERINGS
INCLUDED 80 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKES 6 ADOUT 175 TRUCK HOGS AND A; LOAD
SOWS IN THE RAIL SECTION FOR THE OPEN MARKET.


TRUCK HOG PRICES RULED A DIME LOWER THAN YESTERDAY, AND RAIL HOG
PRICES REMAINED UNTESTED* SMALL KILLERS PAID UPTO $7.00,.THE DAYS TOP9 FOR GOOD
TO CHOICE TRUCK HOGS AND PACKERS STOPPED AT $6.90. MOST Of THE LIGHT AND MEDIUM
WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $6.90 AND $7.00. SORTS OF SOWS FROM THE CARLOT OF
EUTCHEn SOWS MOVED TO THE COUNTRY AT $5.00, OUT MOST OF THE SOWS REMAINED UNSOLD AT
A LATE HOUR. A FEW PACKING SOWS AT -4.50 APPEAlED WEAK TO LOWER.

SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AN.D LAMP TRADE TODAY PROVED SLOW AND .FAT LAMOS HAD TO
-- SELL AT DECLINES. OF ABOUT 25 CENTS, A FEW AGED FAT WET'HERS SOLD
STEADY, BUT NO' GOOD FAT YEARIJINGS OR 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS WERE OFFERED. MOST OF THE
MEDIUM TO GOOD FAT LAMO3S MOVED AT $4,50 AND A TWO-DECK SHIPMENTOFP'GOO.D TO CHOt'CE
FAT LAMOS DREW A 31D OF $5.00,.WITH A SORT. A FEW GOOD AGED FAT WETHERS WERE FE--
PORTED AT $2.50, AND A DECK OF FEEDER YEARJ I NGS,MOVED OUT AT;$300,, .




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DAILY LlVESTOOK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY JULY I, 1931
CHICAGO MARKET-- 10:50 A.M.
0"TTLE: VERY SLOW AND RATHER UNDEPENDABLE OUTLET FOR PRACTICALLY ALL CLASSES; FEW
-1 .CHOICE STEERS AND YEARLINGS BARELY STEADY ON SPECIALTY ACCOUNT, FEW SALES
WEAK TO 25( LOWER 'MANY DIDS OFF MORE; BUTCHER SHE-STOCK WEAK TO UNEVENLY LOWER;.
iLLS STRONG; VE/LER .SHARPLY LOWER; STOCKER AND FEEDER RADE DULL:* EARLY TOP FED
YEARLING STEERS ,54.0U, OUTSTANDING MEDIUM WIGHT EEV U80 TO $,5 VERY LITTLE
.ONW; MOST YEARLING HEIFERS ELIGIBLE TO 6.5 TO ; EE COWS .2O O $4 E 0c0
LOW-CUTTERS AROUND $200 AND DELOW: WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS 4.00 TO ;4.25l FEW $4 35;
ODD LOTS STRICTLY CHOICE VEALERS $.bUTO Y7.00 TO INDEPENDENTS OUT PACKERS E3BIDDING
$ .00 DOWN,
HOGS: SLOW UN EN, WEAK TO I 5- DELOW TUESDAY AVERAGE; DEST SELECTIONS AVER
v, AGING & DOWN IN OEST DEMAND; PACKING.OW8 WEAK TQ 10 LOWER; GOO TO
CHOCE 170 TO 291 S).90 TO $7.|0 a PRACTICAL TOr $7,15, FEW $72 AND $7*25: 230 TO
2804 $6.50 TO. n7.00; 290'TO'340U 5.50 TO $6.25; PIGS SLOW, FEW 86.50 TO $6.85;
PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $4,25 TO,$4.75, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.16 AND ADOVE, EX--
TREME WEIGHTS DOWN TO 54.00.
EEP: SLOW, WEAK TO 256 LOWER THAN TUESDAYIS CLOSE DECLINE ON LAMBS AND YEARLING"
.'I- EARLY 3ULK GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMDS $6.75 TO $7.25 TO
PACKERS OE LOADR P t50 TO YARD TRAD ER-S 2LIOAQS PLAIN MONTANAS UNSOLD. NATIVE DUCKS
MSTLY $5b Tot A .2o, THROWOUTS $4.UO TO 94.5 0; CHOICE YEARLINGS )5.50; FEW FAT
MWESL 1J0U TO 210bU.
KANSAS CI TY'MARKET-41| :00 A.M.
C AC.TTLES KILLING CLASSES OPENING VERY SLOW, WEAK TO 250 LOWER; LIBERAL QUOTA GOOD
-: .... TO CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS OFFERED; BIDDING LOWER ON VEALERS AND
SSLAUGHTER CALVES; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SLOW WEAKl COUNTRYDEMAND VERY. NARROW; BULK
FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND $6 00 TO 47.50, FEW LOADS YEARLINGS
HELE.D UPWARD TO "$800. COMMON TO MEDIUM WESTERN. STEERS QUOTABLE AROUND $4.00 TO 5.50;
MOST GRASS FAT COWS p3300 TO $3.75; TOP VEALERS 36.00. or
AOGS: SLOW STEADY-.rJ1O 10. HfGHER XHAN TlWpAY'S AVERAGE, MOSX STEAY C
ON 170 TO 210U DESIRABLE I0 TO 0? E36. 70 TO $6.95; 240 TO 27V# 6.2 TO
5; FEW 290 TO 350 5.60 TO $600; .OVow STEADY TO 254 HIGHER, MOSTLY $LIOOTO
450 FEW SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS UP TO '$4.V; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, WEAK1 FEW $9. .( TO
JHKEP: LAMOS AROUND 250 LOWER; YEARLINGS STEADY TO WEAK; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY;
..." PRACTICAL TOP NATIVE LAMBS $6.75, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $6.50 TO $6.75;
TEXAS YEARLINGS $)4.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MAPKET--I 0:45 A.Mo
CATTLE; STEEhS IN LIGHT SUPPLY; FEW DESIRABLE KINDS HERE; VERY LITTLE DEMAND FOR
SANY CLASS; MEDIUM DULLS AND A FEW EARLY COW DEALS STEADY TO A SHADE RWR
WITH MOST COWS IN FIRST HANDS; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS STEADY TO 250 LOWER AT b.
TO $7.00, DIDOING MOSTLY LOWER ON OTHER CLASSES WITH PRACTICALLY NO DEMAND FQR LOW-
PICED HEIFERS; FEEDING COWS,, HEIFERS AjD CALVES 25q, LOWER FOR WEEK.*
HOGS 'MAtKET SLOW, UNVEN,'MOSTLY l TO |56 LOWER THAN TUESDAY'S AVRAG'; LIGHT
-- ... LIGHTS AND PIGS U0TO l5 LQWER SOWS WEAK TO 256 LOWER; TOP 7.2 PAID
SPARINtGLY, MOST 110 TO 2304 -7.00TO 7. 5; BETTER 170 TO 2t0# $7,10 TO $7.1 5;NO
ACTION ON WEIGIHTY BUTCHERS; bULK PACKING sOWs $4.25 TO 4.50: PRACTICAL RANGE 4* 00
TO $4,75 ..
SHEEP: SLOW; PACKERS BIDDING 256 LOVER ON LAMBS OR MSTLY $6.75 AND DELOW; FEW
CLOSELY SORTED KINDS TO CITY BUTCHERS UP TO $7(50; INDICATIONS STEADY ON
SHEEP. ,--... ..,I,- I I A n, ^, iAhInAO n I TV. r" rT MI 0ili


F UK I WU(1IM UMIIUAbU
mtR! '. C LtOSE


KOANLMO i CILto.. I*LAUUIQ
CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS:(SOFT OR QILY HOGS AND
S ROASTrING GIGSL EXCLUDED)
LT LT C40-|60^) GD-C H 6.40- 6.90$ 6.85- 7.10 $ 3.00- 6.90$ 7.00- 7.1.5
LT WT 8 60--0'8 GD-OH 6.80- 7.00 6.90- 7.25 6.75- 7.00 7.00- 7.25
L T80-20, GoD-CH 6.890- 7.00 6.90- 7.10 6.75- 7.00 7.05- 7.0
MED WT C 200-22Q- GD-CH 6,90- 7.00 6.90- 2 6.75- 7,0Q 7.00- 7,2Q
(220-25,A GD-CH 6.9o- 7,00 6.65 710 .40- .9 6.5-
HVY WT 250-2,90 GD-CH 6.50- 6F90 6'15.- 6-8 590-- 6,55 635- 6,0
|.>G9 I- 5)i G!0D--OH 5.85- 6.70 5.40- 6.30 5.60- 6. .5-6
rKG Sows 275-560f..! ED-:S 492R: 4.75 5007 55- 4.75 5.
SLAUGHTER IGSCLQO. p GD-CH 6.50- 6.96 6.75- 7.22 6,75- 7.10
FDoR &STKR PIGsQfrl.GS-C 6.75- 7.2 -aI
Av COST & VT.TQ*s(P os':XCL. J 6.41- 2374 6.01- 2601 6.33- 23| 6,95- 2Qi
Av COST & 'WT.FO" JUN( ) 6.439- 21 6.3- 251 6.38- 228 6.81- 2
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-9&OC) CHOI CE
Gao oD
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON,
STEERS (900-1100") CHOoICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (1100-1300Q) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-150 S ) CHObCE
HEIFERS (550-8501) CHOICE
MEDIA UM
CO M\ON
Cows:C0 Io rcE
GOOD
Gooo,4a
OM-MED
LOW CUT-CUT
BULLS (YRLG' EXCL) GDUH-C-(BEEF
.UT- C OM-M.AE.
VEALERS (MILK-FED; GD-CH
AMEDI UM
CULL--BOM
CALVES (250-500-) G .CH'
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800c-) GD-CH
COM-MED
STEERS (800-105D1) Go-CH
? 'CCOM-MED
HEIFERS: GD-CH
COM-Mt D
cows:o,0 Qc
Cos:COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD- H
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMBS: (90 N) 0 GD-oH
MEDIUM
(ALL 4 T) COMMON
Yn T S 0 T S H
LL WTS) CULL-COM
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-". UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE I
'+"~ -- BUREAti OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ,.:::,
MARKET NEVS SERVICE .. .

' 217 .l VESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TtLEPHONE: 6-2209.

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT- THURSDAY -'JULY 2, 193,
TODAY S ESTI MATED-RECEI.PTS OF LI VESTO'CK AT ELEVEN 'MARKETS.
.. t.I:00 0 AM.CENTRAL TIME)
HdGs
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECTTHRU-
FORT WORTH 1; ,400 500 "300 :1 800 8
KANSAS CITY 1,I500 400, I1.500 .4;,00.
CHICAGO 4;000 2,500 14,000 "8;000 6,000 6,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 1,500 800- 6,.500 '3,500' 5 00 500
OMAHA 2 2,o00. 100- 8,'500 '5,Q00'
OKLAHOMA CITY 400 300 .SOO 200 "
SIoux CITY 2000 [00- 4'500 '4,,500 ;
ST. JOSEPH '700 00. 2,00 '2,000
ST. PAUL 1,700 1,300' 6,*500 700
'V CHITA -300 100 0900 "200
DENVER "I g000 50 "300 ...
TOTAL II MARKETS [6,700 6,350 46;500 29i900 APPROXIMATEE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO, 11 MARKETS 23;55Q. 9,050- 76i500 35i300 vI.RECT AND TH'RU HOGS
TO DATE THIS WEEK 132,600 34,250 299,200 177,500 INCLUDEb IN TJHE DAYS
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEKK 168,600 44,275 328,600 188,200 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIP ENTS AND PACKER PURCHASE, WEDNESDAYAY JULY I, 193L4
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,917 337 302 4,924
TOTAL SHIPMENTS .. 484 190 2,95 .
SPACKER PURCHASES 741 -283 ; 2 14;. 3. ..

FT.'VORTH. ACTUAL,THURSDAY ,WK AGO 2,372 1,823 531 1,524 "
FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAYYR AGO 952 611 496 : ,
.. ,, "

FORT WORTH LIVESTOOK:MARKET THURSDAY JULY 2, 1931 .. "':.
S (BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED-UP TO 1:009PM !-"

CATTLE: THE A;'PROACHING HOLIDAY APPARENTLV- CURTA-LE.D CATTLE 80PPL I t8EBOTH
-- LOCALLY AND AT OTHER MARKETS, AND REPORTS FR-OM SOME OF THE NORTHERN
MARKETS SHOWED STRONG TO HIGoHEZ PRICES. LOCAL PACKER BVYE.S APPEAREt RATHER IN-
DIFFERENT AND EAR-LY TRADING PrIOVED SLOW. AN IMPROVED DEMAND .lY ORDER BI),YERS WAS
NOTED. AND A -FAI R NOON -CL EANNCE ;WAS MADE jTHO ,,,,Q I."ECE;,T 8C06ISTEDi.MOSThV OF
GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS BUT INCLUDED TWO LOADS OF',GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS.e
THE TRADE IN THESE GRASS STEEPS APPEARED RATHER QUIET, BUT., HELD ABOUt STEADYo. TRADE
-14 OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE, INCLUDING S TOCK -.AtD RPEEDING4CATTLE, ALSO' SETTLID AT
PRICES THAT WERE ABOUT "STEADY-WITH THE WEEKS DE LI NES, yARDESTIMAtES CA,CLED FOR
ONLY I ,400 CATTLE AND 500 CALVES. .
SALES'OFRSLAUGHTER STEERS DURING MORNING ROGUNP' nRANGEC FROM&$3.00
TO $3.75; WITH BULK OF THE STeERS OF VALUE TO SELL FROM $4.25 DOWN* THE TWO LOADS
OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT $7o75 AND SOME PLAIN YEARLINGS SOLD FROM $5.00
T" 1O 6 0 ,. ",.- + ...
No GOOD TO CHOICE FAT-COWS WERE INCLUDED [N THE RECEIPTS..A FEW
.OOD BUTCHER CO.WVS WERE REPORTED AT $3o00, WITH LOW-CUTTERS F.ROM$2.'00 TO $2.2b,
STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUT'tERS AT THELATTER PRICEu BULLS WERE SCARCE, A .FEW ODD HEAD
* ELLING EROM $2 00 TO $2.50. ..... .
O ONE LOmAD OF FAIRLY GOOD STOCK ST'EERS MOV5D OUT. AT $4?25 AND SOME
STOCK CALVES WERE' RE-RTED AT $5.00. '. "' .
EARLY TRADING IN SLAUGHTER CALVES. APPE-ARED WEA1" BUT'THE MARKET-
SETTLED AT PRICES ABOUT STEADY. SOME MIXED WEIGHT SLAUGHTER. -CALVES WERE REPORTED
FROM $4.25 TO $5.25 AND SOME LIGHT WEIGHT VEALERS BROUGHT $5,QQ, CULL SORTS AND
I ANNIES RANGED FROM $2.25 TO AROUND $2.75, .... .


'' '"
HOGS: ONLY 300 HEAD OF. HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TlADE AND
".. MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 68 Hl'AD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT7.0 .
TRUC.< HOGS. 'RAI.L OFFERINGS WERE CONFINED TO A LOAD OF HOLDOVER '"8OWS. ;TRUCK HOG
PRICES RULED -STEARY TO, 10 CENTS HIGHER.! WITH PACKERS PAYING THE A.[),VANCE. THE
DAYtS TOP OF $7.00 WAS PA I D FOR MOST OF THE GOO'D TO CHOICE 1I75 TO 230.POUND TRUCK
HOGS. MIXED GRADES OF TRUCK. HOGS SOL-D AT $6.90 AND LESS. THE SOWS IN THE'RAiL
SECTION AVERAGED AROUND. 350 POUNDS AND GOLD' AS BREEDING SOWS AT $5.75, WI TH A FEW
CUTS AT $5.00, A FEW HEAVY PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED ATT $4.50, OR STEADY*.

SHEEP: FAT LAMB PRIDES HERE TODAY REMAl NiED *STEADY WI..TH YESTERDAY AND SOME
-- FA. FT YEARLfINGS SOLD 50 CENTS UNDER EARLY WEEK'S SALES F PRACTICALLY
. NO WETHERS WERE OFFERED. ECEIP TS, ESTIMATED AT 1 800 HEAD, CONS?,-STED MOSTLY OF
MIXED GRADE FAT LAMtS4 GOOD FAT, LAIB'S SOLD AT 485 AND OTHER SALES WERE vEPORTED
AT ,450 AND-LESS, INCLUDING- CULL SORTS AT $2.506. A DECK OF FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT
-$375. SEVERAL )ECKS OF FAT. YEARLINOS AND WETHERS ARRIVED LATE IVEDNESDAY; THE
YEARLINGS MOVED AT $3.75 AND' THE AGED WETHERS AT $2., 50 ., ;.


'. 'LIVESTOCK MARKETS CLOSED JULY 4TH. .. .-'

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE USUAL CUSTOM, ALL LIVESTOCK MARKETS, 1N
CLUDING FORT WORTH, WILL. BE CLOSED ON JULY 4TH,,.THE INDEPENDENCE,'HOLIDA.0'.



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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY JULY 2 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ACTIVE, STRONG TO 25( HIGHER; BUTCHER SHE-STOCK
DULL AND WEAK; BULLS 10 TO 15d HIGHER; VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK TO 500
LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS UNCHANGED; EARLY TOP FED YEARLING STEERS $8.50; BULK
YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS ELIGIBLE TO $5,75 TO $7.75 MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHT
STEERS LARGELY3.25 T $7.5; DESIRABLE YEARLIN M HEWERS 3.50 TO $725; MOST GRASS
B.EEF COWS (90 TQ (Sf,5 AND HEI FERETTES $3,509 TQ $),0; STRONG WEIGHT CUTTERS
LARGELY $2c50 TO 2.l75 AND LOW-CUTTERS $,I1b0 To $200; BETTER GRADE WEIGHTY SAUSAGE
BULLS $4.25 TO $4.40; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $5.50 TO $6.00, FEW $6.50.
HOGS: MARKET MOSTLY 25( HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAYlS AVERAGE; HEAVIES AND PACK I NG SOW
.15 TO 25(, HIGHER; TRADE RATHER SLOW AT ADVANCE; GOOD TO CHOICE 170. TO 220'
$7.3 TO $7.40, FtW $7.455 TOP $7.50; 230 TO 276. $35 TO $7.25 290 TO 370# 5.50
JO -6.50 PIGS MOSTLY 700 TO $7.I 5; LIGHT LIGHtS 7ol5 TO $7.55 PACKING SOWS
14.e0 TO $5.00, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $5.l0 TO $5.40 AND ABOVE.
SHEEP: ALL CLASSES SQARQ STEAL Ye EARLY BULK GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EWPE AND
WETHER LArMBS p7.yU AND $7,i.5 TO PACKERS; FEV LOADS $7.40 AND 7.50 TO
YARD TRADERS; EXTREME TOP $7.60; HOLDOVER MONTANAS AVERAGING ABOUT 70#b $5.00 TO
KILLERS; NATIVE BUCKS MOSTLY $6.00 AND $S.-5, THROWOUTS $4.00 TO $4.50, FEW FAT
EWES $1.00 TO $1I50.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS, YEARLINGS AND BUTCHER SHE-STOCK STRONG TO 25t HIGHER; OTHER
!-,. KILLING CLASSES STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SLOW, WEAK; CHOICE AROUND
MIXED YEARLINGS 8OO OTHER YEARLINGS $7.65 TO $7a75; SEVERAL LOADS MEDIUM
LIGHT WEIGHT COLORADQ'STEERS $6.70 TO $7.15; FEW OKAHOMA GRASSERS $4.65 TO $5.35;
MOST GRASS FAT COWS ,3 000 TO $3.75; TOP VEALERS $6.0 0.
HdGS: SLOW AND UNEVEN, STRONG TO 15( HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAYS AVERAGE- TOD 7.j0
-r- ON CHOICE 170 TO 40; BULK.DESIRABLE I S TO 230# $6,85 TQ $7.00; 240 TO
280# $N6.2 To $3.; W 300 AND UP $5.65 TO $G6. 0; sows 4.00 TO $4.75; STOCK PIGS
STRONG, t7.00 to $ 57,..
SHEEP* KILLING CLASSES MOSTLY STEADY, SOME STRENGTH ON THE ODD LOTS OF SLAUGHTER
---- EWES OFFERED; TOP NATIVE LAMBS $6.75; BETTER GRADES MOSTLY b6 50bU TO o6. 5;
CARS OREGON LAMBS $S.o50 WITH 50 OUT; ODD LOTS FAT EWES DOWNWARD FROM $1.75.
NATJ.ONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:55 A.M.
CATTLE: NOT ENOUGH STEERS TO MAKE MARKET; TEXAS STEERS AND MEDIUM BULLS STEADY;
"-- CARS OF TEXANS $4.75 AND $4.39Q TOP _EDIUM BULLS $3.60,; GOOD AND CHOICE
VEALERS 75( LOWER; BULK'INCLUDING TOP _500 AND $6*25; OTHER CLASSES ON CLEANUP
BASIS WITH VERY LItTLE INQUIRY; COWS $3.00 TO S3.75; LOW-CUTTERS $1.75 TO 2.25.
HOGS' Q ENED ACTIVE, 20 TO 25 HIGHER, LATER T.ADE SLOW- UNEVEN; MOSTLY 15 TO
5? oUP; SOWS STEADY; PI S CAREC. EXTr'ME TOP ,.45 FOy sIIORT LOADCCHQI CE
AROUND 200e, WEIGHTS..MOST 150 TO 2p $7T.l TO t.'o0; 22 TO 23 $7. I5 TO 7.25;
LOAD 300L 6S.I; 140 DOWN CONSIDERt D SALABLE $7.15 TO $7.25; MOST BOWS $4.00 TO
450,0 SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS UP TO $4 .75- OR ABOVE.
SHEEP: NO EARLY ACTION; INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY ON ALL CLASSES OR MOSTLY $6.75
DOWNWARD FOR LAMBS TO PACKERS.


H0S:(SOFT or OILY HOGS
ROASTING PIGS EXCLL
LT LT (I 40-16)
LT sT Q"jo OR


STEERS (6O,.-9U) CHOICE
ST EE-Z d7OGooo
L. OOD
MEDIA UM
COrIMON
STEERS (900- I I 00#) 0CHO CE
Gn0 D
ME D I UM
S "L, COMMON
STEERS (I100-1300() CHO;CE
GooD)
f :. ". OOD
MED IUM
STEERS (1300-I500.A) CHOCE
N IFERS (550-850 ) CHOICE
GOOD
:. MED! UIM
CO0MM ON
OWS: CHOICE
GOOD
COM-MED
*' / LOW-CUT-OULJ
SULLS(YRLG EXCL) UD-CH(3EEF)M
U u T-ro-,,0- ,4ED
VEALERS (MILK-FEDs GD-CHO
.t MED I UM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-5002) GD-OH
So *.,Cor.-MirED
FOR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:


ST EERS (500- 50o)
STEERS (800-1io5o)
* FEARS:
COWS:
CALVES (STEERS)
SLAUGHTER SHEr" AND


GD- OH
COM-MED
GD-CH
CO 1-MED
GD-CH
CorI-MED
S GD--CH.
COM-MED
GD-CH
MEDIUM
LAM,,BS:,


LAMBS: (90 DN) GD-CH
MEDIUM
(ALL WTS) COMl MON
YRLG WETIHERS: (90-i I,)MED-CH
EWES: (90-1 20) 'MED-CN
(120-I 50) .4MED-CH
(ALL WTS) CULL-COM


FORT WORTH
CLOSE


GD-'6H $ 6.40- 6, 0 $
G D- HCH6,80-7, Q
GD- CH 6a95-7 o
G D-OH 6195- 7
D-CH 6.90- 7.9

GD-CH 585- 6 7
/ED-GD 4.25- 4.75
G D-CH -
EXCL) 6.68: 221#
AND VEALERS:


&,*
3.0Q-




3:|8:


3. 75-
3.75-






2.75-
2.75-


4.5






5.50
45-0




5.25






4*25
3.75


CHICAGO
CLOSE


7.10- 7,35
7. 5-- 7.03
7.25- 7.50
74.25- 5.50
6:9- 7s,40
5;5o. 6o-
4 .2 5 5 o0
6.,8'5- '7.25
6.T12- 254#




Si0,- 6 25


8000
440


3.5.- ,co5


2:8: 48
.S 5us 7
Z:25,25^6







3,00- 4.50
.o-7



4.50- 5.50
2450- 4.00


KANSAS CITY
CLOSE

$ :: ^0R
6. 80- 7 0
3.85- 7.1
6078- 7.35
S.50- 7
6' 00-a
5.60- 6 60
3.85- 4.35
.6 *75-17. 5
6.75- 7
6.30- 2


T. -50-
7 *
7:25-


.50-




2 2,



400-
2.50-


8






I





3.50
3,0
4100


5:50- 6.75 5 00- 6.50
4.00- 550 5.75- 5.25
4.50-5.5 4;Q8 57
3.25- .0
0-.50- _*r- 3.0- 9578
3 2 5 'r D 8.3
88- 4* I 4*8
awl*~b


3.75-
2.75-
1.25-
1.00-
.50-


j we
s68
5'75
2.25
1.75
1.25


3.00-
3.00-.
1 00-
1 .00-
.50-


1.50
1 .00


E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE


7'if 7:04
k.00- 6,5

7.00- 7.25
6.98- j97j




r 6.
7










5.25- 8.00
3.00. 5025


6.50
3.50- 4.50


3.00-
2.75-
1 .50-
1 .00-
.50-


7 P;5
5.25
5.75
2.25
1.75
1.25


7/2/31 RP
2:0 O .M.


F. R. SAWYER, ACTING LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
BUREAU OF AGRI CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE ,


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


S FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: G-22(C


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRIDAY JULY 3,
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN


(.I.!:00 A.MiCENTRAL TIME'


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CI TY
OHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
QMAHA .
OKLAHOMA CITY
SioUX CITY
$T. JOSEPH
ST. FAUL'
W1 CH I TA
DENVE R
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I 1 MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
FORT llARTH 17CEIPTS.


CATTLE
*300
500
I ;000
500
I ,500
150
500
450
,400
100
.150
6,550
1 ;075
159, 150
179,6 75
SHIPMENTS


CALVES
: 50
200
1 000
tooo
400
00
00
.100
50
I ,100
.100
25
3;425
5,125
379675
49,400


HoGS
*200
Iz,2000
7,O000
4..t000
18,-500
6 850
7i,500
3,500
6,000
Ig
50i400
62,500
S349,G00
" 391,100


'-


SHEEP
31600
000
1,49000
I4,000
4,000
50
2" 1000
2,500
..500
*100

2 ,950
it,5oo
205,450
223,700


1:931.
MARKETS,

W L n v e
.o. Dvp


55,o00o


HOGS
DI REOT* T


40
400




400


F~iTh4


APPROXIMATEE NOMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRV HOGS.
INCLUDES) IN THE DAY S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS*


2 93i.


ACTUAL RECEIP
TOTAL SHIPMEN
PACKER FURCHA

FT*.!WORTH ACTU
FT,*WORTH. ACTU


CATTLE ,CALVES HQGS SHEEP
'TS 1,557 453 198 1-';469
TS 663 "G3 48 -;-- 1034
TES 1 98 08 920


AL',FRI DAV,'JK AGO 1,616 445 572 I 128
AL,FRI DAY,.YR AGO HOLIDAY -
.* .. ,* ,

FOT WORTH' LIVESTOCK MARKET: FRIDAY JULY 3,.193
(BASED ON' MARKET CONDI T.IONS ANp SALES REPORTED UP TO I:0
4 4T1ON P O 160


CATTLE: As. USUAL PRECEDING A HOLIDAY', THE ,ECIIPrS OFR CATTLE AND CALVES :
e)N .ONTH TE LOCAL MARKET WERE .dF VERY LIGHT VOLUME,; HARDLY ENOUGH CATTLE'
OF ANY CLASS 3EI NJG .' RECEIVED TO PERMIT A FAIR TEST OF VALUES. THE OFFERINGS IN-
CLUDED THREE CARGO OF COMMON LIGHT WEIGHT GRASS 8TERS,. TWO CARS. OF COWS, AND TWO
LOADSOF SLAUGHTER CALVES.. YARD E ESTIMATE'S CALLED FOR ONLY 300 CATTLE"AND "50 .
CALVES., :: .
TH-iE FEW SALES REPORTED APPEARED STEADY TO STRONG AND ALL' CLASSES
SOLD DURING EARLY ROUNDS. THE THREE LOADS -OF GRmSS STEERS' FOND AN OUTLET AT
$3 75. A'LOAD OF LOW-CUTTER COWS MOVED OUT' -A.T $2iA2.f 5 ANYONE LOAD OF" BUTCHER COWS'
SOLD AT' $2650. A F0'! LIGHT WEIGHT DULLS WERE REPORTED AT $2,25. SOM: MIXED-..
SHIPMENTS INCLUDED PACKAGE LOTS OF COMMON YEARLINGS THAT SOLD FROM $4.00 TO$550.

OALF SUPPLIES INCLUDED TWOn L'Ap-'S"-Q,F. SLAU-GHtE.R CALVSf, AVERAGING
348 POUNDS, THAT 'SQLD AT 54.50. THIS PR'I CE,'APPEARED AA LITTLE' STRONGER 'THAN EARLY
WEEK SALES PRICES FOR, STOCKERS AND FEEDtiRS REMAINED; NOMI NAL, AS PRACT ICALLY, NONE
OF TH-ESE: KINDS. "ERE OFFERED IN THE LIMIT-D SUPPLY,.
,i ,i t '*
COMPARED WI TH A WEEK AGO*. SLAUGHTER STEERS, BUTCHER AND DEEF. CbWS -
ARE. FULLY. 25 CENT S.LOWER1 FAT YEARLINGS ARE ABOUT STEADY AND S'TOCKER AND FEEDER
CATTLE AND CALVES A.RE STEADY TO 25. CENTS LOWER. FAT CALVES ARE FULLY 50 CENTS
LOWER FOR THE WE:EKE WITH SOME SALES OFF MORE,.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG PRICES TODAY RULED STEADY TO 15 CENTS 4 R, -QUALITY
.CONSIDERED, RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED.'.. AT 200 HEAD9 INCLUDED A0OUT .O0
TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS
CONSISTED OF rI1XEDO GRADES, AVERAGING 248 POUNDS9 AND SOLD AT $7,000 CHOICE RAIL
3UTCHERS WOUL LIKELY SELL AT $7.15 OR BETTER. BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 175
TO 230-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT $7.00'AND ONE ORP, TWO HEAD DROUGHT $7, 10, No OTHER
SALES OF CONSEQUENCE WERE REPORTED.

SHEEP: TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMO RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED AT 600 HEAD.
THREE DECKS OF AGED FAT WETHERS ARRIVED DYh RAIL'AND ADOUt 40 HEAD
OF MOSTLY LAMOS WERE RECEIVED IN THE TRUCK SECTION. THE THREE DECKS OF AGED FAT
WETHERS MOVED AT $2.50, OR STEADY. SOME FAT TRUCK LAMDS WERE REPORTED AT $4.00
AND APPEARED LOWER,



LIVESTOCK MARKETS CLOSED JULY 4TH.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE USUAL CUSTOM, ALL LIVESTOCK MARKETS, INw'
CLUDING FORT WORTh--, WILL DE CLOSED ON JULY 4TH# THE INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY,



7/3/31 "TP
1:20 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOT!< fARlKET CONDITIONS AND NOTATIONSS FRIDAY JULY 1931
CHICAGO MARkETl-I0:30 Ae.Me
CATTLE: ACTIVE EARLY CLEARANCE ON ALL CLASSES; FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS STRONG*
----- ~SPOTS .. HIGHER; BUTCHER SHE-STOCK FIRM; DULLS AND VEALERS STRONG;
STOCKERS AND FEEDERS UNCHANGED; LONG YEARLING STEERS SCALING 1 ,90# TOPPED'AT $8.25;
.EW PACKAGES OF LIGHTER WEIGHTS AT SAME PRICE; 3 LOADS 1,428# bEVES $7.85; OULK FED
STEERS AND YEA"LINGS $6"175 To $7.75; MOST FED YEARLING HEIFERS $6.75 TO $7025.
COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: FED STEERS AND YEARL I.NG$ FULLY 2E^ HIGHER. SPOTS MORE ON
WEIGHTY REEVES; FED HEIRERS AND COWS 'STEADY. GRASSY KINDS AROUND 50 LOWIR;LOW-
CUTTERS AND CUTTERS 30 LOWIR; DULLS |5 TO 50 HIGHER; VEALERS $100 T)O $50
LOWER; REPLACEMENT CATTLE 25 TO 500 LOWER; WEEK'S TOP YEARLING STEERS 8.0, MEDIUM
WEIGHT STEERS $9,4-0 AND HEAVIES 7.85. '
H,,OGS MAKET"SLOW MOSTLY 'STEADY TO 100 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; EARLY
SALESALES 3EST 190 TO 25 0 UNEVENLY 0 TO E5 HIGHER, NCLCOSIg L'S ALLE WEIGHTS
WEAKER; PARKING S.OWS EVENLY STEADY GOOD TO CHOICE (80 TO 20 725 TO 7.50
EARLY TOP $7.30; LATE SALES DOWN TO $7,15; 23 TO 300 O0 .20 TO $7,.25; PIGS AND
LIGHT LIGHT$ VElYaLOCW BIDS UNEVENLY LOWER; PACKING SOWS $4,50 TO $5,00, SMOOTH
LIGHT WEIGHTS TO )O3,0o5D
SHEEP;: HARDLY ENOUGH OFFERED TO MAKE A MARKET; ALL CLASSES STRONG TO UNEVENLY
S~ HIGHE-; FAT EWES SHARPLY HIGHER IN INSTANCES; DESIRABLE NATl VE EWE AND
W'vTHER LAMBS $7,j0 TO 7.35 TO PACKERS; STRICTLY CHOtCE KINDS AEISENT; RART DECK
FED YEARLINGS 550; NATIVE 3UCK LAMBS MOSTLY $S.00 TO 'P635,. THROWOUTS $4.00 TO
A4.50, LATTER RATHER SLOW; CHOICE L I GHT WEIGHT SLAUGHTER EWES $2..75, PACK, :K I NDS
$l.50 TO "2.25* ..
S KANSAS 01 CITY MARKET-- 1 :00 A.M,
CATTLE: HARDLY ENOUGH- ON SALE TO TECS MARKET; KILLING CLASSES GENERALLY STEADY;
{ 0 4,. 5NE LOAD GOOD TO CH IE t5 FED TEER 0, 2 LOADS TEXAS FASES,
215: .- EOAD EXAS g
GOOD TO CHOICE 78 MIXED YEARLINGS OTHER YEARLINGS $ ;
CHOICE VEALERS UP TO "G500; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: DEEF STEERS
AND E;ARLINGS AROUND P_5 LOWER, SPOTS OFF MORE QN NDETWEEN QRADES; SHE-STOCK WEAK
TO 25@ LOWER; U L$S STEADY; VEALERS AN-D CALVES6 i *00 TO T,5Q LQWER; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS DULL .5O R MORE LOWER; WEEKS TOP 40 YEARLINGS .5bU, BEST MEDIUM
WEIGHlT STEERS( $7*7- HEAVIES 7P.25; LATE TOP VEALERS 6.00; MOST STOCKERS AND FEED-
ERS $4.50 TO $.60 : "
HOGS: SLOW AND VERY UNEVEN; OPENED -0 TO 15 HIGHER* MOST ADVANCE ON 230# DOWN;
---- CLOSING DULL, AROUND lU TO l5: LOWER THAN THURSDAY S AVERAGE. EARLY TOP
$7.25 ON 180 TO 2151,; DESIRADLE 160 TO 230 .6.80 TO $7.j5; 240 TO 300 ,6.600 TO
pq.75' FEW HEAVIER'WEIGHTS DOWN TO '$5.60; SOWS $4.00 TO S4.75; STOCK PIGS SCARCE1
FEW% $7.00 TO $7.25 '
SHEEP: AR-OUND 2,000 ON THRU WILLING;. TRADE CQN FNED TO TRUCKED-I N NATIVE LAMBS
AT STEADY TO. I0 HIGHER PRICES; TOP 8 ; ETTE GRADES $6. 50 TO ya85.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET-9:10 A.,M.
CATTLE: GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 50 TO 750 HIGHER AT $6.b75; NOT ENOUGH OF OTHER
CLASSES TO MAKE A MARKET, ..
HOGS: .MARKET UNEVEN, MOSTLY 10'TO ] 50 HIGHER, SOME 'CAfLY. SALES UP MORE; CLOSED
.... SLOW, ADVANCE LARGELY LOST. BULK 1 50 TO 2Q 7.1o735 TO,87.50; PCTi CAL
TOP S7.50: FEW LOTS EARLY UP TO $7 60 LATER SALES $740 DOWN;- 230 TO 260 LARGELY
$7.00 TO t7.25*_ MEDIUM GRADES S UNEVEN, 280# -6,25; PIGS SARC.E, QUOTABDLY STEADY;
OULK SOWS $4.25 TO 2 47T; SMOOTHH LI GHT WEIGHTS UP TO Q$5.0, EXTREME HEAVIES DOWN TO
S4.00.
SHEEP: MARKET STEADY; DULK BETTER LAM,3S TO PACKERS So6.75; FEW LESS DESIRABLE
----- KINDS o6.5 Q NO SALES TO CITY 3UTCHlER S,3 UCK '.LAMBS. S5 759, COMMON THROWOUTS
$3.00; CLIPPED EWES -2.00 DOWN.


FORT
,. LOSE
HOGS: (SOFT OR OILY 4HOGS AND
ROASTING GlI 0 XCLUDEO)
LT 1 .140-13 GD--H $ h;-
LT 'T 60-j8 G,) CD-OH 6;85-
E T 8O-20,) GD-COH 7.00-
ME VT C200. 220 GD-OH 7.00-
G220-_30: GD-CH 6.90-
HVY WT 25290- 'i "' D-D-QH .CH S, 50-
S290-.350' GD-COH 5.85-
KG Sows 75-500- ED-GD 4,25-
SOW ? ,P- 588 '1 Et D
SLAUGHTER tIGs lt00-, 3 G-)D-OH -
FDR" &STKR FPIGs7'0-t 01 ) 'GD-OH -
Av COST & WT. THURS Pr1G-ExcL) 6.75-
SLAUGHTER OATTLe, CALVES AND VEALERnS:
STEE R S ( 0Oo*090Q') CHOI CE- ft.-_
Gnoo 6.QQ0()-
*, MEDIUM '
STEERS (9o00-11 OrX) HOICE-
COOD 5.5Q-,
I'.Mr D IUM 4.50-
COtmON 3.50-
STEERS (1100-I3001 ) COoQ | HCE -
STE -s (-300--I 500) CHOICE -
Goo -
E.R.ERS'(550-850,)0 OH CH8vCE
UC- D IUM r0
C O) .MON +. Yb-
Cows: OHI:CE :3 -
t, "O -3 00)
GoM-ME .2:5Q
LOW CUT--UTU 175
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) D-COI(BEEF.
QUT-Co(P,,l-N-ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH -
M !EDIUM -.-
L UCULL--UOM
CALVES (250--500:-) GOD--? .
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-808 Q) GD-H -C-
Cotr.,I-MED 3075-
STEES (800--105.) Go--OH -
HEIFERS: -sGDH M 3.75-
COM-MED 3 o -
Cows: GD-C.H -
Q C Cor--MED g
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH -
SLAUGHTER SHEE7 A1ID L8, UM. -


"VORTH CHICAGO. KANSAS CITY
CLOSE CLOLE


5.90 $ S.75-
7, 0* 7.00-
7. 5* 7.15-

*S.0 .25-
4*0 4:1:2.
- 6 6,50-
223 N *6.T.o
*INOMINALO;


5.i






.5.






5"25


7925
7.40
7.40
. .735.
5.,50
S7,00
:60









* 1:


0::


pi.I
Jill
3 0 r?
o26f


$ 6. 60-
6 70-
6 75-
6 *70-
6, 0-

3,85-
6.75-





625-


E-. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE


6 85 $ 7.25- 7.50
6.90 7.3G-30 7.50
7 00 7.35- 7 50
7400 7.P5- 7.50
6 90 7,00- 7,40

4'85 4.0-5.00
7.'35 7.00- 7.25
"7 "" "*
(UNREPORPTED)





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5o0,


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llIIi lI



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7. 100 5 00- 7 2
,I _ll
30"
li i#


LAM089: (Yt-A DN)
(ALL/ 'vL :S)
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VES/3 9-


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MEDIUM
0,0OMMO N
i M.E.TED-OH
MED-C-
UMEO-OH
CULL-COM


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F. R. SA'VYER, ACTING LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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,'217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,
DAILY LIVE


NTED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AG-RICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
..ARKET NEVS SERVICE .
FORT WORTH, TEXAS ..
STOCK MARKET RErjT MONDAY -'JULY 'G6,


', ;_:. .% PoSTORY "

TELEP+.NE: 6-2209.
1931.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS O-F LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS,
""I I :,.O A ,MA 'CENTRAL-TIME). -
H


OGS


CATTLE CALVES


HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DlRECTKTHRUW


FORT 'VORTH
KAJSAS CIt TY
CfI CAGO
NATIONALL STOCKYARDS
OA'HA
OKLAHOMA CITY
S"OUX Ci. TY '
ST. JOSEPH
St. 'PAUL
V i: CH I T.A. .
DENVER.., .
TOTAL 1 MARKETS .
ONE 'VEEK AGO, I MARKETS


I ,900
6 ; 000
19i 00o
2,300
10,000
Il 0rooo
300.
3,000
2, 000
3;300
.;. 6n00

49,900
55,400


'FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMIENtS


o00
I ,o000
2,000
I ,500
300
200
*10
GOO
I ,500
200
m o0
S.100,
8, 1 00
.I1 ,600
891()o


i;oo
'3 500
30,.000
14;000
I 6000

4; o
8'500
l',000

8. I;,.8 no
41,8500
'.80-,800
119',9'00
i


* 1,400'
* 5,000
* 18,000
3,000
oon
S,000
200
6 ,7000
3,500
700
"30Q
2;,.o0
51: ,.700"
.58,.200.


AND PACKER PURCHASES', FRnio(


3,00..


750
' 70
8,0000
li500
',W.5o


2,700


APPROXIMATEME 'NUMBER OF
DIRECT- AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN YTHE-DAYIS
ESTI MAI'ED RE'EI PTS.
,V* JULY 3, 1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,MONDAY ,lWK
FT.'VORTH ACTUAL ,MONDAY,YR


'CATTLE.
S 268'.
600,
206'


AGd
AGO


CALVES H.OGS "
.1t67 f19
I753G2 :-. ...
f.72 158,

9 9 812,
838 .I ,635


3,599-
2,302;


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET.- MONDAY JULY 6,, 1931. *
(BASED ON' MARKET CONDITIONS AN-D. SALE'S REPORTED UPr TO 1:00 '.M.)
CATTLE; UNUSUALLY LI GHT RECEI PTS OFr'CATTLE AND CALVES WERE' RECEl VED' FOR
TODAY. LOCAL TRADE, YARD ESTIMATES 'CALLING FOR ONLY 1,900 CATTLE
AND 600 CALVES. A FAIRLY ACTI VE ,DEMAND EXISTED FOR THE LIMITED RECEIPTS. AND ALL
CLASSES OF CATTLE SOLD DURING -jMO.NI.NG ROUNDS, AT PRICES THAT WER. STEADY WITH LAST
WEEK'S CLOSE. THE. OFF.E1.NGS CONSISTED MOSTLY OQF PLAIN SOUTH T.EXAS GRASS. STEERS
AND SHIPMENTS 'OF.l. I.XED' 3UTCHER CLASSES.' .'
.. TWO LOADS OF GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS MOVED- OUT .A'T. $5.2! AMID DJULK OF
THE GRASS ST .E1S C'H.-AIJGED HANDS Ff-.nr .. T ;' ,F. THE TWO.L'QADS OF.' STE..S AT
ET. L25 WEPE r H E:E'3T GC3- -,f'i CA~rTLE n#rFEOED. 0rE.>LO(A)ftD 77'9-16g-ND F*ED vrA0LfJ'rCrllADE
A TOP OF $8.00, 'AND A.. FPEW LOArS OF FAT YEAR NGS' SOLD AT $0,75,, THE PLAINER. C.-!ADES
A R O U N D 5 0 .. . --: .. .. '. '*,. .* i .. '"[' ", .
AU 5. : COO TO'CHO I CE FAT'COWS WERE I INCLUDED I N' THE. RECE PT'S 'OUT -* bOME
GOOD BUTCHER. GRADES WERE LISrED AT $5.25. LOW-CUTTERS MfVED OjT'MOSTLY AROUND
,200 AND $2.-|S'.' OWING TO .THE'PRONOUNCED SCARCITY OF 3ULLS, VERY LITTLE BUSINESS
WAS .TRANSACTpD .IN TH IS. DI VI SION OF. THE TRADE., ,A .FEW ODD HEAD WERE PEDDLED ..AROUND
8 3 .'2 5 .* ; ':;: .' ; : *. :**." .. **.!'.' *
S' THE FEW SALES. OF STOCK YEARLLINGS REPORTED APPEARED STEADY,. THESE
SELLING AT $5*00. NO OTHER SALES'OF CONSEQUENCE WERE REPORTED''IN THIS-'DIVISION OF
THE TRADE*.
C. E A FAIRLY GOODQOUTLET EXISTED FOR .SLAUGHTER CALVES AT PRICES STRONG
TO..'25 CENTS HIG,4ER'. FLAi'NLIGHT. WEIGHT SLAUGHTER" CALVES AMOVED'.OUT AT 4.00-AND
$4.25, ANDO.- PACKAGES OF GOOD' ALVES '.RANGED FROM.$5.50 T6 ',$6.J00. CULL SORTS-WERE
lI ST.ED. MOSTLY A"-OU-ND $2,.50.:" : '. .'
S-00GS: P:ACIEj7R'RIRECT HOGS FORMED DULK OF TODAYIS HOG' SUPPLY.. ESTIMATE. AT
": ,000 HEAD.. MORNING -ARRIVALS -INCLUDED 750 'HEAD' "1D LLED DIRECT' TO
PACKERS AND. A3OUT 90 TRUCK HOGS. 'THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED., ". "
TRUSK HO.GS MOVED 'EARLY AT PRICES MOSTLY 15 CENTS HIG'H'ER.' SMALL
KILLERS PAID $7. THE DAY'S TOP, FOR OVER HALF OF THE GOOD TO CHOICE TRUCK BUTCH-
ES AND PACKERS BOUGHT SEVERAL LOTS Or 175 T0o.23Q- TRUCK HOGS AT $7.15. A FEW
SORTS OF PACKING SOWS'WERE' REPORTED AT $4.50 AND $4.75, OR STEADY* .
SHEEP: ':LOCAL SHEEP'AND LAMO TRADE TODAY PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE AND FAT LAMDS,
.. YEARLINGS AND WETHERS MOVED'EARLY AT FUILY STEADY PRICES. RECEIPTSt
ESTIMATED AT.1,400 HEAD, INCLUDED SEVEN DECKS OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION. THREE
OR FOUR DECKS OF. FAT LAMOS SOLD AT $5.00 AND THREEDECKS OF AGED FAT WETHERS WERE :
REPORTED AT $2..25' AND $2.,50, WITH FAT YEARLINGS OUT AT $3.00. NO OTHER SALES OF
CONSEQUENCE WE:.E REPORTED.
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SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET REPORT


KANSAS CITY MARKET- JULY 6, 1931.
RUN- MOSTLY FED STEERS AND YEAR-LING'S W I T'H ADOUT 10 CARS WESTERN GRASS
AND CAKE-FED KILLING CATTLE INCLUDED; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY; WESTERN
GRASS.STEERS R ATHER SLOW TEADY' SHE-STOCKRQULLLS AND VEALERS MORE TIVE, STEADY
SEVERAL LOADS AROUND TI0O TEXAS GRASSERS $5.0, OTHER GRASSERS' 0b.bU; FEW LRADS 0
MEDIoMM KLAHOMANUNSOLD; GRS COWS 300 TO3..5 LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS U50
:10 a.0U; SULLS S TOR' $.7; BULK VEALERS ',b.JU AND DOWN; LOADS AROUND 5.nU
TEXAS STOCK COWSv 5&*^5. "
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 6, 93t.
No WESTERN GRASSERS HERE. FEW NATIVE GRASSERS SCALING 800 TO 1000C
SELLING AT, $5.7 b TO 53.50 TO KILLER-!S,.FULLY STEADY- THIN LIGHT NATIVE GRASSES
MOSTLY ON STOCKED ACCOUNT AT $4.50 TO 5.50; A FEW,LOADS MAKING $5.65. HARDLY
ENOUGH NATIVE GRASSERS OF ANY WEIGHT HERE TO MAKE A MARKET.AND DEMAND FAIRLY
STRONG FOR ANYTHING GOOD ENOUGH FOR REPLACEMENT PURPOSES; GRASS COWS AND HEIFERS
FIRM TO HIGHEil AT $36( i0 TO "400 AND 4.0O TO $5,00 RESPECTIVELY, SULKS: STRONG
WEIGHT CUTTER COWS ;.,' TO 9$.U0, LOW-CUTTEOS S^.OD JQ 5.5U, CHOICE LIGHT WESTERN
STEERS SOLD ON RTOCKER ACCOUNT LAST WEEK AT o.-bU TO 'tU '
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. C(E. ST.LOtIS)A MARKET--JULY 6, 1931.
NOT .ENOUGH WESTERN GRASS CATTLE HERE TO MAKE A MARKET.
ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 6S, 1931..
WESTERN GRASS CATTLE 28 LOADS; MOST LIGHT STOCKERS AND STOC+< CALVES;
SLAUGHTER GRADES STEADY TO WEAK; 9 LOADS TEXAS STEERS L,4.65 AND $ 74. 5; LOAD CUTTER
KINDS UNSOLD; MEDIUM SLAUGHTER CALVES $4.50, SOME 12 LOADS LIGHT STOCKERS AND STOCK
CALVES 400 TO :5.50, A',OUT STEADY; BEST STOCK CALVES $SO50, COUNTRY OUTLET NAR-
R1:5.mW. (SEE OTHE SIDE)
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOJTATIONS MONDAY JULY 6, 1931.
CHICAGO !tARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: LIGHT STEERS MOSTLY STEADY ON EARLY ROUNDS; SHIPPERS BUYING; LATER TRADE
STEADY TO 2_ LOWER WITH 3iDS ON HEAVIES MOSTLY 250 OFF; MOSTLY FED STEER
AND YEARLING RUN. LIBERAL SUPPLY LIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED OFFERINGS 1N RUN EARLY TOP
YEARLING STEERS $S.50, MOST SALES $65f TO -7.350, EST HEAVIES EARLY$7.75; FEW LOTS
NATIVE GRASSERS SELLING ON REPLACEMENT ACCOUNT AT 4.00 Tq3 5.00; SHE-STOCK VERY
SCARCE, SLOW, STEADY; HARDLY ENOUGH WEIGHTY 3ULLS OR VEALER CGALV HERE TO MAKE A
MARKET; 3ULL TRADE DEING 0t) rO I5 HIGHER WITH HEAVIES UP TO $4,50u; MOST VEALERS
6.00 TO $6.50, FEW' O 7,00. :
S:OGS: SLOW AROUND STEADY WITH FRIDAYIS AVERAGE; PIGS AND LIGHT LIGHT 25 TO 50
.Pf-- LOWE- PACKING 0WS AROUND STEADY, SMOOTH L IGHT WEIGHTS |O0. TO I HiGHErl;
;.qAL ?TOP 6- 6, ,
0?- TOCHIC2") TO '-TyADYpfriCAC LGHT45* FEW LO S(~JANID
230 0 b TO &
TO 23 0Q )O TO 0 7.5 280 TO 34( 7T0 *O5; FEWNPIGSS.9bO TO
6.,50; LIGHT L.IGHT. 60 T S85; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY 34,50 TO $50(,' SMOOTH
LIGHT WEIGHTS $5K).0 TO 5575 AND ABOVE,
SHEEP: NATIVE LAMDS AND SHEEP FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY STEADY; NOTHING DONE ON .
S--- .RANGERS; EARLY B3ULK GOOD AND CHOICE NATIE LAMBS $T00 TO $7*35 TO PACK-
ERS9 FEW'$7,50 TOA") TRADERS; DEST RANGE LAMDS HELD A3OVE $.50; NATIVE THRd AS
LARGELY $,0UU TO $4r.o0; CHOICE YEARLINGS E5,50 AND 575; FEW SLAUGHTER EWES $ J'.U
TO $2.25.
: KANSAS CITY MARKET--I 1:00 AM.
CATTLE: MOSTLY .FED STEER AND YEARLING RUN; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS AND GRASS CATTLE
E_- I MITED SUPPLY; EARLY TRADE FULLY STEA.g SPOTS STRONGER ON YEARLINGS,
EARLY TOP $80UUON CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS AND 687 YEARLING HEIFErS; OTHER '
YEARLINGS AND MIXED LOTS $(25 TO'$7.85; LITTLE DONE ON MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHT
STEERS; 3ULL< FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS OF.VAUE TO SELL AT $6.,000 O 67- 75- PRACTICAL
VEALER TOP M.Qr;MEDIUM ULLS $.325 TO TS375; MOST GRASS COW8 $K.O TO 3.75, FEW
F D KINDS 5 STOCKER$ AND FEEDER$ STEADY*
HOGS: S LOW AND UNEVEN,'230# DOWN AROUND STEADY TH FRI.DAYIS AVERAGE: H^A.JCR
'""-- WEIGHTS L W K; SQ ME BIDS LOWE ; TOP QN CHOXPE (U T 6
D E-S RA B L E 6 0 To 2 -TO, T O/0 --Sr0 02T O TO 20 /: .T S O W T 0
P~LRSLi 7TOFU"6UX 4OTo 2
$4'75E STOCK'PI$ STRONG, MOSTLY 7.00 TO .7,T5,W FEW 77.5 TO,5
SHEEP: LL,,NG CLASSES'ACTIVE AND STEADY TO STRONG, SPOTS HIGHER; TOP IDAHO LAMDS
: $7, U, U ARIZONAS $6.85; NEVADAS $8.75; TOP NATIVES $6.85;DETTER GRADES
MOSTLY $6.50 TO $3.375; TEXAS $5.50.
.NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUiS) MHARKET--9:40 A.M.
CATTLE: EARLy SALES NATIVE STEERS 250 HIGHER, 1200W AVERAGES $7.65 WITH LIGHTER
WEIGHTS n7"00 T0 Q p7*25; NOT ENOUGH WESTERN STEERS ON SALE TO MAKE A
MARKET; GOOD.AND CHOICE VEALERS STE AY AT ."i75; OTHER CLASS. STRONG TO 250 HIGHER:
TOP HEIFERS $8.50, COR LARGELY 3.0U TO $375, LOW-CUTTERS 75 TO $2,25; MEDIUM
DULLS DOWNWARD FROM $0* 75o
HOGS SLLOW, UNEVEN, MOSTLY STEADY WITH FRIDAY'S AVERAGE 1,06 LOWER THAN DEST
TIME; PIGS DULL, WEAK TO 250 LOWER ; ULK 50 To 2 7 W35 TO -740: FE
LOTS CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHTS UP TO 87.50 225 TO 24Q070 J .I 1 7.-5;,FEW 255- ,4 1-90"
SEVERAL LOADS HEAVY UTCHERS UNSOLD; 00 TO 15('V6.75 7.25 SOWS MOSTLY $4.25
S .VE5.AL RANGEA$4.00STOD;.o100TO T.
TO $4.75, RXNGE $4.00 TO 5.00
SHEEP: INDICATIONS A3DOUT STEADY, PACKERS TALKING $6,75 AND DOWNWARD FOR DESITRA-
SDLE LAMDS; FEW LOTS MORE CLOSELY SORTED TO CITY BUTCHERS $7.00.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS:_(SOFT OR T0LR y HoGS AND .
--.. ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED .
LT LT 40 S-if GD-H 6;,50- 7;10 $
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FDR &STKR PIGS((0-0H) I-1GD-C H -
Av COST & WT. F R'I(PIGS EXOL) 6.92- 22.
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I'l ~BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 7 .. ......
MARKET NEWS SERVICE :: "r
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209,
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY JULY 7 193 j .
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTSOF LIV-ESTOCK ;AT ELEVEN MARKETS..
(0||:00 AsMO'OENTRAL TIME). '
I v HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*-1 THRU"'
,FORT WORTH 15oo 300 200 0 -400
KANSAS CITY 3i000 -700 2;500 2"000
CHICAGO 4i500 2,000 17"000 I I1000 8-000 2,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,800 1 ,200 9,500 3,000 700 800
OMAHA 6i500 300 9,500 2000
OKLAHOMA CITY '400 300 500 -200
Sioux CITY 2,000 "1O0 '7i000 4,000
St. JOSEPH 1,900 300 3,700 2,000
ST. PAUL 1,900 1 ,600 6,000 800
W -ICHITA .200 .100 .800 200 300
DENVER .500 50 .800 50. "
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 25;200 6,950 57,500 35i650 *APPROX MATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO, 1I MARKETS 31 ;000 6i850 62i800 48;200 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
To DATE THIS WEEK 75,100 15,050 138,300 87,350 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 84,900 21 ,050 199,900 99,400 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER'PURCHASES, MONDAY, JULY 6, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS-B SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,888 512 833 19213
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 387 58 '. '--
PACKER PURCHASES -842 435 784 1i201
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,WVK AGO 2,252 608 594 2,436
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO 2,089 1,184 538 501
FORT WORT4 LIVESTOCK'MARKET TUESDAY JULY 7, 1931,
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED4UP TO 1:00 PN.M.) .
CATTLE: ANOTHER SHORT RUN OF CATTLE AND CALVES ARRIVED FOR TODAY.1 -S LOCAL
TRADE. ONLY I ,500 CATTLE WERE ESTIMATED FOR THE BAY19 TRADE AND
THIS TOTAL INCLUDED FOUR LOADS OF FED STEERS, SEVERAL LOADS OF GRASSERS AND SHIP-
MENTS OF MIXED B3'JTCHER CLASSES. CALF RECEIPTS CALLE) FOR ONLY 500 HEAD.
DESPITE THE SHORT RECEIPTS, TRADE IN SLAUGHTER STEERS RI4LED A TRIFLE
SLOW AT PRICES THAT WERE'ABOUT STEADY. THE FOUR LOADS OF 0EAVY FED STEERS REMAINED
UNSOLD UNTIL A LATEHOUR; THESE STEERS WERE OF VALUE. TO SELL 'AROUND $6.00 TO $G6.25,,
FOUR LOADS OF COMMON MEXI.CAN STEERS SOLD AT $3 35 AND ABOUT A DOZEN LOADS OF STEERS
iN THE QUARANTINE DI VI SI ON WERE REPbRTED ROM 3"80 TO' $4.50, INCLUDING SOME BRAHMA
STEERS AT $4.,53. BULK OF THE SLAUGHTER-YEARLINGS CHANGED HANDS FROM $500 TO $6.00 '
AND A FEW ODD HEAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS MADE A TOP'OF ?8#50. SALES
OF THESE SLAUGHTER YEARL ItNGS APPEARED- -ST'rEADY, v.. ,
... .. TRADE IN FAT COWS SHOWED ADVAIJCES OF 15 TO 25 CENTS, HOWEVER! LOW-
CUTTERS REMAINED ABOUT STEADY. CARLOTS OF GOOD FAT COWS MOVED FROM $3.25 TO 5i.60
AND LOW-CUTTERS FOUND AN OUTLET MOSTLY FROM $2.00 TO $2.25. NO BULLS OF CONSEQUENCE
WERE RECEIVED.
MOVING TO THE SCARCITY OF STOCK AND FEEDING CATTLE, VERY FEW SALES
WERE MADE IN THIS DIVISION. A FEW STOCKER CALVES. SOLD AT $5.00 AND $5.50, ABbUT "
STEADY. E
I SLAUGHTER CALVES CHANGED HANDS AT PRICES THAT WEPE STEADY. A FEW
GOOD SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE REPORTED AT $S.00 AND 6.25, LATTER PRICE PAID BY ORDER
BUYERS. BULK OF THE SLA-UGHTER CALVES MOVED FROM $4.00 TO $5.00.
HOGS: ONLY 200 HOGS, WERE -ESTIMATED FOR TODAY!S LOCAL' TRADE. MORNING AR- '
RIVALS INCLUDED ABOUT 22) T,.UCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS RE-
C E I V E D ...
.. -. ['MOST OF THE TPIUCK HOGS .SOLD AT PRICES FULLY 10 CENTS HIGHER THAN


YESTERDAY1 S AVERAGE, BUT A F.EW LATE SALES WERE 10 CENTS LOWER THAN YESTERDAY. SMALL
KILLERS PAID. $7.35-.: THE DAYS TO.P, FOR GOOD TO CHOICE TRUCK HOGS AND PACKERS PAID UP
TO $7.25 FOR SEVERAL LOTS OF TRUCK HOGS. SOME LATE SALES OF MEDIUM TO GOOD TRUCK
HOGS WERE REPORTED AT $7.00 AND $7.05. SORTS OF PACKING SOWS MOVED AT $4.50 AND
$4, 75, OR STEADY,
SHEEP: SHEEP .AND LAMB SUPPLIES HERE TODAY WERE LIMITED TO THE TRUCK SECTIONt
WITH :A LITTLE OVER 400 HEAD OFFERED. SALES OF FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS
AND WETHERS IN THE TRUCK SECTION WERE FULLY STEADY. MEDIUM TO GOOD FAT LAMBS SOLD
FROM $4,50 TO $5.00 AND A FEW GOOD AGED WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT $2.50. ONE OR TWO
TRUCK LOTS OF FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $3.50 .

SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET RErPORT
KANSAS CITY MARKET-JULY 7, 931..
AROUND 15 CARS GRASS CATTLE IN RUN; KILLING STEERS SLOW, STEADY; ALL
GRADES OF GRASS COWS STRONG TO 25N HIGHER; STOCK CALVES STEADY; SEVERAL LOADS CAKE-
r _.Q jL .k, 1 ; PL I
FED TEXAS STEERS AROUND tI50- TO L 30 %. ,550 TO 6. IO; PLAIN OKLAHOMAS DOWN TO $4.00;
GRASS COWS UP TO )375E* BULLS.$3.00 TO 3..'75; VEALERS 36.00 AND DOWN; LIGHT WEIGHT
TEXAS STOCK CALVES G.0O0 TO 8.6 |0, FEW HEAVIER KINDS $5.60.
CHICAGO MARKET-JULY 7, 1931 .
NO "VES-TE.RN GRASSERS HERE; 36 HEAD 829- SOUTH DAKOTA GRASS WHEAT-FED
STEERS TO KILLERS TQ y7.00; SEVERAL SMALL LOTS NATIVE GRASSERS SCALING 550 TO 70%
34.50 TO. $5.50 TO FEEDER DEALERS. COUNTRY DEMAND FOR REPLACEMENT CATTLE VERY NARROW
PARTLY BECAUSE OF MEAGER SELECTIONS HERE CHOLCE LIGHT WESTERN BRED STOCKERS QUOTA-
BLE UP TO 7.00)0 OR LIGHT TTER WITH COUNTRY MOSTLY INTERESTED IN COMMON AND
MEDIUM KIN6S, SELLING AT ,5,0 DOWNWARD; STOCKERS ABOUT 25( HIGHER OR WEEK TO DATE;
KILLING KINDSUP THAT MUCH; NATIVE GRASS COWS AND HEIFERS SELLING-AT $3.00 TO ,"0
AND $4.50 TO $5,0, MOSTLY, ABOUT 50 HIGHER THAN A WEEK AGO.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. STLouIs) MARKET-JULY 7, 1931.
RECEIPT'S 16 CARS; LATE TUESDAY 28 LOADS; RUN LARGELY TEXAS STEERS
WHICH SOLD MOSTLY 50, HIGHER THAN CLOSE OF LAST WEEK, PRICES RANGED FROM $4,.50 TO
$6.25 WITH BULK 50 TO $5.75; STEERS AT $6.25 AVERAGED 1154#, WHILE SEVERAL LOAOS
AT $5.75 SCALED 2,--; STEERS AT $5.75 AMD $6.25 IN MEDIUM CLESH.

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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY JULY 7, 1931J
:-' ," CQHICAGO MARKET--I10:50 A.M.
% CATTLE; YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS FAIRLY ACTIVE AND STEADY TO &TRONG; SUPPLY K
." ".LITTLE CATTLE RELATIVELY SMALL RUN COMPRISING MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY
OFFERIN'GS FOR MOST PART; WEIGHTY STEERS SLOW BUT MOSTLY STEA'0Y BEST YEARLINGS
EARLY .$S 25A EVIRAL LOTS "YEARLING ..A LIGHT STEERS 6Ge50 TO 8S00 PRINESPPROX
14RATELY T bt0U BULLOCKS BID ABOVE :80uu BUT MOST HEAvTES SOLD EARLY AT 7 CU0 TO
$7 75; NATIVE GRASSERS $6.00 DOWNWARD..; SOME DAKOTA GRASS STEERS UP TO $(k00 ON
KILLER ACCOUNT; ALL SHE-STOCK AND BULL FIRM, SCARCE; WEIGHTY SAUSAGE 'BULLS UP TO
4b5; MOST GRASS FAT COWS $3.00 TO 4.00; GRASS HEeFERS 4.00 TO $5.50; VEALERS
50 TO $|00 HIGHER THAN 'LATE LAST WEEK MOSTLY $7.00 TO 775. '..
,H OGS: MARKET A30UT STEADY WITH M.NDAYI AVERAGE; PACKING SOWS FAIRLY ACTIVE
H ---" .1Oi.ST EAR T NG BEST 250 T0270 H BUTTER IONQ 10 1IGHER.QOOD TO
CHOI.C 170U.TO' $7.2 T $ *.40; TOP 745 230TO TOO2 $5$ TOY.5; 8U TO
33 ($75 TO $31,5; GOOD TO Cli 1E 40'TO |60 6-G.S5 TO $7.00.-PIGS MOSTLY $6.00
TO $6.75,'PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO 5 5; PACKING S6 0 5 uO, SMOOTH LIGHT
HEIGHTS $5ol0 To. 5& 3DAND ABOVE, EXTREME WEIGHTS DOWN TO $4 *5.
HEEP* EARLY MARKET STRONG TO 2 r HtGHERO ADVANCE LARGELY ON NATIVE.LAMBS QTH-.
-^--- ING DONE ON RANGERSa GOD AND CHOICE NATIVE -DUE AND WETHER LAMBS $0 TO
70'50 TO PACKERS,_ OUTSIDERS 7.5Du TO $7.65; ONE SMALL LOT TO YARD TRADER ?7e7;
9.ES6 RANGE LAMBS HELD ABOVE $7 50: NAIVE BUCKS LARGELY $6.0o TO $6* 50, THROWOUTS
$4.00 TO $500;0 CHOICE YEAFSLING.$ $5910; FEW SLAUGHTER ENES 1.50 TO $2.25.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--II:00 A.M. 0
6AATT"LE: E NATT5 FED YEARLINGS, LIGHT'. AND MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS AND SHE-STOCK STRONG
TO 25. HlHEHR; GRASSERS GQING SLOW* BULLS, VEALERS AND STOCK CATTLE
ST.ADY. EARLY TOP ..'-0 ON CHOICE I1-7y STEERS; NUMEROUS LOADS LItGHT HEIFER YEAR,,
LINGS 8400i OTHER ND MIXEDD OTS 7&'00 TO $7.75 ;BULK STEER AN.D YEARLINGS O
VALUE TO ELL AT .0;UUTO ,'i7t0 GRAS COWS UP TQ $t75; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS
$]i50 TO $2#75; MEDIM,,ULI.S $3.00 TO $3'751 CHOICE VEALERS $6.00 AND DOWN; F"EW
L IHT STOCK CALVES e0.UU.
HOGS: T 'STEADY 0" LWER THAN MONDAY'S '4E GEntXOP $2XP ON
~-;T_ .oI90 T > 2 DESIRABLE TO 2y MOSTLY Lb.2c- TO $ Qj U 40Tc'[
600 TO o,80 E 0? 4004 55.40 TO ".595; PACKING SOWS 40.6UU TO $Z75; STOCK
lJS STEADY, 1.O 600TO 7, 0 ICE
SHEEP: LAMBS ACTIVE'AND MOSTLY 15.v HIGHER; SHEEP STEADY TO STRONG; CHOICE
". COLORA AMB1S $ 7251 BEST NATIVES $7*00; BEfTER GRADES MOSTLY $675 TO
$7U00; TOP EWES 5 .5 ETA .. T $
NAT.1ONAL STOCKYARDS (E.,T.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CAtTLE: NATIVE STEERS, MIXED YEARLINGS AND EEIFERS STEADY TO 257 HIGHER; OTHER
S CLASSES-MOSTLY 250 HIGHER' TOP j,0035 YEARLING'STEERS AN& 584 HE.1FERS
*8.50; A FEW WESTERNS 15.50 TO $5 7Y. COWS LARGELY $3.25 TO $4.00& LOW-CUTTERS
32,00 TO $2.25, TOP MfEDIUM BULLS "4rt0; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $7*00; .WESTERN.
STEERS MOSTLY 50- HIGHER FOR THE WEER*
HOGS: MARKET UNEVEN, MOSTLY STEADY WT"4EBST IME-MNQAY; STEAY 0 I00 LG!R
THAN THE AVERAGE; BULK Q TO 2 30 TO $ ; FEW 4 TOP $750)1
LESS 'Si RALE,,20 T 225 DOWN T _$7.25.$ M BELOW; MO 230 TO 250# $7iQ2O^o 87,25;
FEW RGU TO $0 ,.I; MAJORITY V UTO | AROUND $06; SOWS LARGEiLY 42 TO
4*75,j RANGE ,,,.o0 TO $.5i0a"
SHEEP:. FEW OPENING SALES STEADY TO STRONG; PACKERS TALKING STEADY ON ,LAMBS OR
S MOSTLY <03e75; FEW GRADED LAMBS TO CITY BUTCHERS $7S00; BUCK LAMBS AROUND
$5475 TO $6e00; INDICATIONS STEADY ON SHEEP,
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E.' ST.LOUIS
utJ c ,.... I .. .. .. CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


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LT T 4 j % ""j-
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I 2 2000GA D-- 7'
MEDqcp 0 D-NT8
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PKG SOWS '275-500& k4ED-GD 4.25-
SLAUGHTER PIGSO'00- .3WL)C-D- CH
F.DR &STKR PIGs((-1I30') GoD-CH
Av COST & WTTL ANVES ANG sFXCL) 6.63-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-90Q,) 01o CE.
GOOD
.. N.MEIUM
COMMON.
STEERS (900-1 I00) CH, ICE
-,, GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (11 00-130-) OUHiCE
~ GEO
9r EERS (1 300-1 01- ) "1U i ,CE
GOOD
HEI FERS (550-850 ") CHOICE
.,MEDIUM
COMtION
COW S OCHO I CE;
Cows: G COE
COM-MED D
SLow 0UT-0CU
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) 0D-CH(BE.F). ..
UT-UOPT ED. .'-
VEALERS (MLK1-,rED) CD0-OH
MEDIUM"I
CULL-COM
CALVES *(250-500 ) Go-OCH
OONIM-MED
DR &...STKR CATTLE AND CALVES: *
.STEEirid (bOG-8 coMiT -
'STEERS (800- I0502) GD-Cr -H
HE;IP'F R r: z GD -g rh
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COWS: o o :
-COALVES (STEERS) D-c,
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ILG G WET9E T I! :'9 ,"')I.,Ef -" H:.:; CY-..5-, 7-3,
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. 7.25- 7,45. 6.80-
7.25- 7.45 6m80-
7*2 v4 a C.

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6.46- 245# 6.52-
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1:*4 P.oM.


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I UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
"" "- ~BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ....
MARKET NEWS SERVICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE FORT WORTH, TEXAS *TELEPHONE: 6-2209.
DAILY LIVESTOCK M ARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY JULY 8, 1931.
TODAY1S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11 :00 AM!CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DI RECT* T-hRU-"
FORT WORTH 2O000 "300 .200 .600
KANSAS CITY 4000 '600 2;500 P, 000
OHICAGO 7000 2,000 13,i000 14,000 6,000 2,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,800 1,200 7,500 3,000 300 1,000
OMAHA 8-500 300 13,000 6(500
OKLAHOMA CITY8 500 200 500 "200
SIoux CITY 3,000 100 7;000 3,500
ST, JOSEPH 1,500 200 4,000 3,000
ST. PAUL 2,000 2,200 8;000 700
W'I CHITA .200 .100 .700 200 200
,ENVER .350 25 300 .
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 31 ;850 7i225 57i700 33,000 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO,I1 MARKETS 31i000 6;850 62,800 48;200 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
To DATE THIS WEEK 106,950 22,275 196,000 121,050 INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK 115,900 27,900 252,700 147600 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.*
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAY, JULY 7 3
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,iS40 341 247 497
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 424 55 -- 341
PACKER PURCHASES j,208 240 96 .477

FT.WORTH ACTUAL 'VEDNESDAYYWK AGO t*917 337 302 4,924
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,'VEDNESDAYYR AGO 2,697 1,063 387 i1,748
FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARLKET- WEDNESDAY JULY 8, t1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO It 00 PO M*)
CATTLE: TRADE IN GROWN CATTLE ON THE LOCAL YARDS TODAY PROVED DULL AND
DRAGGY IN SPiTE OF THE SHORT SUPPLY AND THE STRONG TO HIGHER PRICES
REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS, HOWEVER, A FAIR CLEARANCE WAS MADE BY NOON. GRASS
SiLAUGHTER STEERS ORMED BULK OF THE OFFERINGS, THE RUN BRINGING IN ABOUT TWENTY
LOADS OF THIS CLASS. REMAINING CATTLE RECEIPTS CONSISTED MOSTLY OF SHIPMENTS OF
MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES. YARD'ESTIMATES CALLED FOR 2,000 CATTLE AND ONLY 300 CALVES.
TRADE IN SLAUGHTER STEERS RULED SLOW WITH SALES REPORTED ABOUT k'
STEADY. Two LOADS OF GnOD I ,393-POUND FED STEERS SOLD LATE AT $S.40 AND THREE LOADS
QF GRASS FAT STEERS MOVED AT $4.50; OTHER SALES OF GRAss GTEERS WERE REPORTED FROM
v .35 ,TO o .$. 0 ', ; .,
LITTLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN PRICES FOR OTHER CLASSES OF SLAUGHTER
CATTLE*, SOME FAIRLY GOOD GSLAUOHTER YEARLINGS SOLD AT $6.75, WITH OTHERS SELLING
AROUND THE $S.00 LEVEL- A FEW GOOD FAT-COWS WERE REPORTED AT $4.00 AND A SHORT
LOAD OF GOOD FAT COWS FOUND AN OUTLET AT $3.50. BUTCHER COWS SOLD USUALLY AT
$2.75 AND BULK OF THE LOW-CUTTERS MOVED FROM 2,.00 TO $2.25, STRONG WEIGHT LOW-
CUTTERS AT THE LATTER PRICE. VERY FEW BULLS WERE OFFERED, BUT THE FEW SCATTERED
SALES WERE MADE FROM AROUND $2.50 TO $2.75 -
STOCK AND FEEDING CATTLE SOLD AT PRICES THAT WERE STEADY. Two LOADS
OF FEEDER STEERS WERE REPORTED AT $5.60 AND SOME FLESHY FEEDER YEARLINGS MOVED AT
.6.25,
;. TRADE IN SLAUGHTER CALVES PROVED FAIRLY ACTIVE AND THE LIMITED
SUPPLY MOVED READILY AT PRICES ABOUT 25 CENTS HIGHER. SOME GOOD SLAUGHTER CALVES
SOLD FROM $S00 TO $G 6.50 AND CARLOTS OF LESS DESIRABLE GRADES CHANGED HANDS AT
$5.25 AND $5.50. 'CULL SORTS WERE LISTED AROUND p2,50.
HOGS: LIMITED SUPPLIES OF TRUCK HOGS HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT PRICES
*....... STEADY WITH YESTERDAY AVERAGE, RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED AT ONLY
200 HEAD AND MORNING ARRIVALS CONSISTED OF ABOUT 150 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE :NO


RAIL HOGS'RECEL.VED.' SMALL KILLERS BOUGHT MOST OF THE GOOD TRUCK HOGS AND PAID
37.25, THE DAY'S T1Op FOR7 SEVERAL SHIPMENTS. OTHER TRUCK SALES WERE REPORTED AT
7,|0, $.7.1 AND ^7.r-0 LATTER PRICE PAID BY PACKERS FOR A FEW TRUCK HOGS. SORTS
OF PACKING SOWS BROUGHT $4.50. AND $4.75, OR STEADY.
SHEEP: TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 600
I HEAD, OUT THIS ESTIMATE"'-PROVED HIGH, AS ONLY ONE DECK WAS RECEIVED
BY RAIL AND LESS THAmN 200-HEAD BY TRUCK. ONE DECK OF AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED AT
$2.50, OR STEADY, AND GOOD FAT TRUCK LAMBS SOLD UP TO $5.00. No OTHER SALES OF
CONSEQUENCE WERE REPORTED.

SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET RESORT
KANSAS CITY MARKET--JULY 8, 1 1931.
\AROUND 12 LOADS GRASS CATTLE IN RUN; KILLING CLASSES SLOW ABOUT
STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STEADY TO WEAK; FEW CAKE-FpD TEXAS. STEERS 6.25,
OTHERS UNSOLD LATE; HOLDING WELL CONDITIONED AROUND I_,250 SOUTH TEXAS GRASSERS
UP TO'$6.00' GRASS COWS $3.2P5 TO $42,- 5 LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $1.75 TO $3.00;
DEALERS AT 6c.50 AND DOWN, STRONG TO 50< HIGHER; FEW LIGHT WEIGHT STOCK CALVES
G. 25.
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 8, 1931.
NO WESTERN CRASSERS HERE AND SUPPLY NATIVE GRASSERS VERY .SMALL;.
BULK RUN COMPRISE NOG GRAIN-FED STEERS, MOSTLY MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY OFFERI NGS;
ODD LOTS LIGHT NATIVE GRASSES SELLING TO FEEDER BUYERS AT O4,.50 TO 85b5.; A FEW
COUNTRYMEN INTERESTED IN STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE LIGHT WESTERN BRED YEAR.LINGSi
TALKING $6.00 TO 16.50, MOSTLrY; GRASS COWS AND HEIFERS VERY SCARCE AND UNEVENLY
5O ETO"$3.'50 TLO'NG 35
50GR TA S0 HIGHER FOR WEEK TO !ATE; MOST CRASS COWS SELLtNG AT TO
AND GnASS IHEI F'E;, 0 ,50,AN.......
AND GRASS HEIFERS ft4.50 TQ U6t0; LOW-CUTTER COWS LARGELY $2.OO TO $2.50 AND STRONG
WEIGHT CUTTERS c.5 TO $.,20; GRASS 3ULLS WITH WEIGHT UP TO $4_25.AND BETTERS
MOSTLY $3.75 TO) $4 .00.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (ESToLOUiS MARKET-JULY 8, t31o
SIX CARS SOUTH TEXAS PASS STEERS; ONE WEEK AGO SAME NUMBER; 4
LOADS 1,360 STEERS $,8, WHICH WAS I| LOWER, THESE CATTLE USUALLY FAT FOR THE
KIND.
7/8/31 RP
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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND qUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY JULY 8, 193L.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
D-ATTLE: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS STRONG TO 250 HIGHER, ACTIVE AT ADVANCE; ALL
,, ~ GRADES SHE-STOCK SHARING UPTURN; LIGHT AND MEDIUM.WEIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS
UP MOST. ',VEIGHTY STEERS.RATHER SLOW, HOWEVER, FEW EARLY SALES TEADY TO STRONG WIT!
PROSPECTS ABOUT STEADY; BULLS [0 TO 15t HIGHER AND VEALERS |.0U UP; FED YEARLING
STEERS TOPPED D AT $8.6 5, SEVERAL LOADS $8.25 to $8.40, HEIFER DEALINGS $8.10; 'NUMER-
O!US 'LOADS $ 50' TO' 7 N,5; NO WEIGHTY STEERS SOLD ABOVE 8.00, BULK HERE BEING OF
'QUALITY AND CON'D'TION TO. SELL AT $7.00 TO $8.00; HEAVY SAUSAGE 'BULLS. UP TO $4.75)
BULK VEALERS'$7.50 TO $8.50.
HbGs: MARKETA.:SOQT'. 0. HIIGHER .*ON-WIGHTS BELOW 24,-, 10 TO 2P50 HIGHER ON
T 3-- WEIGHTS BELOW |t0Q; 250,TO 35IU STRONG TO I00 HIGHER PACKING SOW.S 10 TO
100 UP; GOOD TO C.HOICE 1'70 TO 220r $7.35 TO $'.50; TOP $7.55. 30 TO 28n S6.b5 TO
S7.35; 290 TO 350 .5.75 TO 6.50; GOOD'T CH ICE |40.TO [60" _6.75 To $7.25; PI.GS
16.00 TO 6.75 PrL.AIN KINDS $5.75 DOWN; PACKING SOWS $4.60 TO 5.0UU, WEIGHTS BELOW
340# $5.10 TO 5.560, SMOOTH LIGHT BUTCHER sOWS UPWARD TO 05.75.
SHEEP: ACTIVE, FAT LAMDS STRONG TO 250 HIGHER; SHEEP-500 HIGHER IN INSTANCES;
?- EARLY BULK GOOD TO CHOICE'NATIVE EWE AND WETHER AMBS 17.25 TO $7.55 TO
PACKERS; STRICTLY CHOICE KINDS ABSENT' CHOICE RANGE LAMBS p7.85 TO PACKERS :SORTED
1'7 PER CENT, BEST HELD AROUND $8,00; OUTSTANDING 130# RANGE EWES $'3.50 TO K-ILLIER;
BULK HEAVY NATIVE EWES $2.00 TO $2.50, LIGHT WEIGHT KINDS $2.50 TO $3.00.'
KANSAS CITY MARKET--II:Q0 A.M.
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES GENERALLY STEADY TO STRONG, EXCEPTING DEALERS, THESE
--- STRONG TO 560 HIGHER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE WEAK, TOP 9 1050 ON
HOICE 9184 MIXED YEARLINGS, BEST-LIGHT WEIGHT HEI ER,.SA8.0, OTHERS AND MIXED LOTS
4U TO' (,4.75 SEVERAL LOADS FED STEERS. $b & TO $,0 BUTCHER "`OWS $3.5U TO"
$4.50; LQW--TTERS AND CUTTERS 1.75 TO $3.00; BULLS,3.5 TO $4.00; PRACTICAL TOP
DEALERS b0U; SHORT LOAD LIGHT WEIHT STOCK CALVES R5.2 ...
HOGS: SLOW AND VERY UNEVEN, 240#) DOWN STEADY TO WEAK, SPOTS I'0( LOWER ON LIG'!-IT
,- "LIGHTS HEtAVIER WEIGHTS STEADY TO 100 HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE' TOP
705 ON 180 TO 21; DESIRABLE 160 TO 23.f' 8.85 TO $7.00;' FEW 24C TO 310 U 5.90
TO .S80;B SOWS [0T TO HIHER 45 TO 5.00 STOCK PIGS FULLY 2b0 LOWER, FEW
6.75 TO $7.00.
SHEEP: LAMB ACTIVE FULLY 250 HIGHER ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; TOP NATIVE LAMBS
HE-- 7.,-; BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7o00 TO $7.25; FED TEXAS YEARLINGS $4.25,
ODD LOTS EWES DOWNVWARD FROM $2.00 "
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: MARKET NOT FULLY DEVELOPED ON NATIVE STEERS, EARLY D EAS STEADY TO STRONG;
WESTTERNS UNSOLD; MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS AND BULLS 25 HIER.. COWTUFF
STRONG TO '5 HIGHER DEALERS. '0 HI GHER EARLY SALES NATIVE STEERS (07 TO QG 'U
TOP HEIFERS 580 '8.7-; COWS $3.50 TO $4.25; LOW-CUTTERS LARGELY $2.00 TO 2..5;
TOP MEDIUM BULLS '4.251 GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $750-."
HOGS: MARKET 0( TO MOB10 Y 2by020 IGHR THAN UESDAY1S AVERAGE. PIGS.ANN LIGHT
7.5;---- LI-GHT-S UNEVEN [UI TO 230 i .55,TO ., .M .MOSTLY P.P TO $7. FEW LOTS
$7.55; 240 TO 23 710 TO $7.25- FEW 325# $6.50; [00 TO 150 $7.00 TO $7.25; sows
MOSTLY $4.25 TO .$4*5, FEW UP TO 95U00. D U''
SHEEP: LAMBS OPENED STEADY TO STRONG; MOSTLY ASK ING HIGHER; SHEEP STEADY;BULK
AMSc TO PACKERS EARLY 6.75 -TO MOSTLY $700; BUCK LAMBS 575 TO,6.00
THROWOUTS $3.00, CLIPPED EWES $2. 00 DOWN.
FORT' WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLO. S" -CEs. C,," 03g '0O CLSE
H0L'fifC qF iCT OR 014 i i\ U qr AND **


- ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT 'LT 1 (.40- fG60.4O Go-6 $6.50- 7.10 $ 675- 7.25-$ 6.65- 3.90
L T W T I/,8 : S & .8 8 : : : | 8
MED WT
Hvy WNT 259 A 5~ Go-H 6,U6 0 5 ~~ :8 6 -65
29,, oo-3-A ~H

PKG SOWS 275-50 0,. MED--D 4'25- 4.'75 450, -6 '-: : 8
LAUGHTER 1GS 0- )D-H 6.15- 6.75 -. 2 7,5
AV COST & NTiTW I EXCL 7,21-"2O-I 6*316-25 : 2
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AN ,VEALERS: '


STEERS (600-900-). CHO.ICE
UOOD
MEDIUM
*' O ONMMON
STEERS (900- 1100I) CHOICE
GOOD
S MEDIUM
OMMON
STEERS (I 1 00-130Q',) OHIMON E
G'OD
MEDIUM
STEERS (I 300-1 '50Q.) CHOI CE
'Goon
HE! FERS (550-850#) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDT UM
COMMON
Cows: UHQICE
U ROD
GOOD
QOM-MED
S. Low UUT-OUT
BULLS (YRLG EXtL) GD-CH(BEEF.)
U UT-COM-MED
VEALERS (VMILK*FED) GD-CH
I. EDLUM
CULL-UOM
CALVES (250-5004)" 0D-CH-
,*" OM,-MED
Fd- & STKR CATTLE--AND CALVES-:-
STEERS (500-81Q-) GD-COH
,. Cor,- MED
STEERS (800--050:,L) GD-OH
S COM-MED
HEIFERS: GD-OH
CN-M ED
Cows: GD-8H
OO-4-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-IUH
MESDINUM
SLAUGHTER SHEE," AND LAMBS:- .


LAMBS: (90# orN)
(ALL .Ts)
YRLG 'METHES;
EWES: [0 2,)
120-I-15
(ALL WTS)
7/831 RP
I :40 P.M.


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.0. COMM N
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'4ED-OH
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4.75- 6.00
3.50- 4.75

3,50- 4.50




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3.75- ,5.25



3. 5 -, -5 0


4.'25- 5.25




D.5- 5,W




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5- 75 3.25- 5


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1- .75- 3.00
1.00- 2.00


S:25-
.50-
:50.-


I .75
1.25


7.00- 7.45




6.:75- 7.25
7*I- T'99#
8.25- 8.75





5.:00- .5


3.0- 5.7






5,00- 6.75
3.25- 5.00



4.75-


1 25:
1'.00- 1.,75
050- 1:25


F. R, SAWYER, ACTING LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARThENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAt.U OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NBVS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXC,4ANGE,


FORT 'WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE :6-220.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY -JULY.9, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN.MARKETS.


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
*NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
QMAH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
Sioux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
W| CH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I 1 MARKETS
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


(I I:00'A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALV ES HOG
1,300 800 -500
3;500 500 2,500.
6,i000 1,500 1-7,000
1 ,800 700 6,500
6i000 300 17;000
-300 800 500
3;000 100 10,0O00
1,000 200o 3,000
1,700 1,300 5,500
.200 .100 .900
.700 .100 1,700
25,500 '5,800 65;100
G16,700 '5,350 46;500
132,450 29,675 .26,1o00
132,600 34,250 299,20O


SH EEP
*900
2, 000
15000
2,000
9,000
:200
5,000
3,1 00
311000
41QOO
'.100
1,900
4, 700
29.; 900
164,750
1 77',.500


\ HOG.s
,HOLDOVER D DIRECT. THRU?


6,000'


.t

!


3,000




400


|00

300


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
E1IRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN TH-E DAYIS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.*


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES,' WEDNESDAY, JULY 81 193L,.


OC.ATTLE
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2,278
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 335
PACKER PURCHASES I ,203

FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAY ,WK AGO ,557
FT.WORTH ACTUALTHiURSDAY,YR AGO i ,985


CALV ES
: 37-7
- 58
S 48B

453
1 I,607


1O'GS SHEEP


142

* 32
198
462

'JULY 9,


249
209',

1,469:
2,586,


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -THURSDAY


(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND, SALES' REPORTED UP TO 1:00' P.M.)


CATTLE: ALL LINES OF BEEF MATERIAL W'RE IN GOOD DEMAND -IERE TODAY AND THE
CATTLE M MARKET AS A WHOLE RULED STEADY TO STRONG, MOVEMENT PROVED
FAI RLY ACTI VE DURING MORNING ROUNDS AND A GOOD NOON CLEARANCE WAS MADE:. SLAUGHTER
STEERS PREDOMINATED IN THE LIGHT SUPPLY, POSTED AT r,300 HEAD,-WITH RELM#tN NQi GSUP-
PLIES CONSISTING OF ,MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES. .
-. NO .GOOD FED. STEER.S WEE .INCLUDED IN*THE OFFE!ING$ MOST OFTHE
GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS MOVED OUT FROM $4.25- TO $4.75. SEVERAL'LOADS OF HEAVY
WEIGHT SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS SOLD FROM.'$7.00 TO $7.85. SHORT LOADS OF -DESIRABLE
FAT COWS CHANGED '-'ANDS AT $3.50 AND $3.75 AND BUTCHER GRADES WeRE REPORTED AT
$2.75. LOW-CUTTER.S FOUND AN OUTLET MOSTLY FROM $2.00 TO $2.25,' STRONG WEIGHTS AT
THE LATTER PRICE. VERY FEW BULLS WERE OFFERED, BUT THI FEW SALES REPORTED INDICATED
A LITTLE STRENGTH. SCATTERED LOTS OF BULLS WERE MADE FROM $2.00 TO '$2.75.
NOMINAL.'VALUES PREVAILED IN THE MARKET ,FOR STOCKvER8 AND FEEDERS, AS
SUPPLIES OF DESIRABLE CATTLE, SUITABLE FOR THE COUNTRY DEMAND, WERE PRACTICALLY #
LACKING. "


"A 'GOOD DEMAND E) ISTED F.OR ..LAUGHTER CALVES. AT PRICES STRONG
25 CENTS HIGH-ER.' A' FEW GOOD HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES MOVED RUT. AT $6.65 AND
.WEIGHT CALVES FOUND AN OUTLET MOSTLY FROM $5.75 TO $6.00, WITH THE PLAINER
AROUND $5.00. CULL SORTS SOLD AROUND $2.50, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY.


TO
LI GHT
G GRADES


HOGS: LOCAL HOG PRICES TODAY RANGED FROM STEADY TO 15 CENTS HIGHER WITH
HEAVY RAI L BUTCHERS SHOWING THE MOST. ADVANCE.. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED
AT 500 HEAD, INCLUDED 100 HEAD ON THROUGH BILLING, ABOUT 135 TRUCK HOGS AND TWO
LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET, THE DAYS TOP, $7.25, WAS PAID BY PACKERS
IN BOTH THE RAIL IAND TRUCK SECTIONS OF TRADE. .TWo LOADS OF GOOD TO CHOICE 174 AND
2S4-POUND RAIL HOGS BROUGHT $7.25 AND MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM
WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $7.10, $7. 15 AND $7.20. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED
AT $4.50 AND $4.75, oR STEADY.

SHEEP: TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED AT 900 HEAD.
RAIL OFFERINGS INCLUDED THREE DECKS OF LAMBS AND A DECK OF WETHERS.
FAT LAMBS SOLD STRONG TO 50 CENT6 HIGHER AND AGED FAT WETHERS REMAINED STEADY.
TWO DECKS OF FAT LATMBS SOLD AT $5.50 AND ONE DECK MOVED AT $5. 00. THE AGED FAT
WETHERS BROUGHT $2,50.





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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY JULY 9 953_19
CHICAGO M RKET---I0:50 A.M,
BATTLE: YEARLIN" S AND LIGHT STEER, STRONG TO 256 HIGHER, $8.65 TOP ON YEARLING
"- STEERS, 743. HEIFERS 8.5; VEY ACTIVE TRADE ON LIGHT HEIFER ANE Mi<'7D
YEARLINGS, ALSO LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS; WEIGHTY STEERS SLC..'1 "OSTLV
STEADY TO 25. LOWE-R, DEMAND DEIl VERY NgBRQW FOR STEERS SCALING OVER l120.>. 0iOST
WEIGHTY STEERS ON EARLY ROUNDS ,0UU TO .5(; BULLS FULLY.STEADY WIlTH PRACTG CAL TOP
ON HEAVY SAUSAGE OFFERINGS $4.7s; VEALERS ACUTELY SCARCE AND 500 TO $100 HIGHER
AQAIN,[ BULK.GOING TO SMALL KILL RS AT $9,00 TQ $9650 VERY FEW STOQKEBSS HERE, SE-
L-ECTf- OFFERINGS.ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT UP TO $ 7 00 MOSTLY $4.50 TO 5.50 b
HOGS: MtARKET MODERATELY ACTIVE, MOSTLY 10 TO 15( HIGHER THAN ,^DNESD[S ,
--.-- AVERAGE PACKING SOWSHARING ADVANCE; GOOD TO HC ICE 7(U TO. c $955
To $7.60; TOP $7,o0, 230 TO 280 $6.85 "to $740: 290 TO 340 $6.00 TO $6.75; GOOD
TO CHOICE 140 TO I10# y7'15 To 7.40; PiGS $6.25 TO $7.00; PACKING sows. 325 TO 450,
$4.75 TO $5.40; SMOOT-H LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.75, EXTREME WEIGHTS .DOWN TO $4.50.
SHE;EP: SLOW, GENERALLY 25( AND MOR. LOWER; RANGE LAMBS UNSOLD; EARLY BULK GOOD TO
-'--- CHOICE NATIVES $7.00 TO 7'5 TO PACKERS FEW D-CK'$7.50 TO' $7.60 TO OUT-
$IDERS; SMALL LOT TO YARD TRADER $j(, RANGE LAMBS BID D7lb; MOST NATIVE BUCKS
$.00.TO $6 50, THROWOUTS $4.00 TO 450, BEST YEARLINGS HELD ABOVE $5.75, FEW NATIVE
EWES $1.50 TO $3,00.
0 KANSAS C01 TY MARKET-- I 1:00 A.Mo
CATTLE: EARLY SALES FED YEARLINGS AND FEW LIGHT STEERS STEADY TO WEAK; BIDDING
"- AROUND.25( LOWER ON MOST FED STEERS; FEW GRASS STEERS STEADY, EARLY TOP
$825 ON GOOD TO CHOICE LIGHT' YEARLINGS, SEVERAL LOTS HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS
7150 TO $7 90 GQ:D MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS $7.40, FEW TEXAS GRASSERS $6 00 PLAIN
KINDS DOWN TO 4. oU; BUTCHER QOWS, BULLS AND'VEALERS STEADY, MOST COW $S 5 TO
$4. 50; MEDIUM BULLS )3.25 TO $4.L00; PRACTICAL VEALER TOP $,.50. ,
HOG(S: FAIRLY ACT/V AND UNEVEN, MOSTLY 0 TO 15( HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY tS A XAGE
....r1 SPOTS 1:;) TO )rHIGHER ON MEDIUMS AND HEAVIES; TOP $7 I ON )pQ TO c cU;
SPOT' sv e$7 bON To
DESIRABLE 150 TO 240 S 3.85 TO $7.0; 250 TO 35 $6.00 TO $S.80 ; sows .25 TO
$5*00, FEW $5.10; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, STEADY, $6.75 TO $7.10.
SHEEP: LAMBS FULLY 2F- LOWER, SPOTS OFF MORE; SHEEP AND YEARLINGS STEADY; TOP
NATIVE LAM3S S7.00; BETTER GRADES MOSTLY 6.75 TO $7.00; TEXAS YEARLINGS
.4.25; 2-YEAR-OLDS 3.5. >o ,
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:55 A.M.
CATTLE: NATIVE STEERS STEADY TO STRONG' WESTERN STEERS STEADY* MIXED YEARLINGS AND
....- HEIFERSq STRONG WITH. SPOTS UP 25<; COW STUFF MOSTLY StEADY; BULLS STRONG;
VEALERS $1.00 TO 1.2P5 HIGHER; I1,001# YEARLING 3TfEnS $8.75, OTHER DEALS $7o0p TO
,,8.50; 70 HEIFE 1U0; COWS.LARGELY GO325 TO A'4A15; LOWV-CtITErS S$2.00 TO $2.25;
TOP MEDIUM' BUELS.,0; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $8.5 AND y8b1. b CARS SOUTH TEXAS
GRASS STEERS $300o "
~HOGS:" FAI T^VTO ALL LNTEESTS MOSTLY l0 TO 15 HIGHER PIGS ABOUT SmADY;
--- TOP p.70, FEW LOADS.7 b5.' BULK I|0 TO 230, $7.50 TO 7.60; 240 TO 20U#
$7.25 TO -w 28Q TO 315 .S60 TO $6.80; SEVERAL LOADS HEAVIES UNOLD; MOST
STO 150# $700 O 7.35; FEW LIGHT PIG DOWN TO $.75; sows LARGELY TO $UU
SHEEP: LAMBS FPEUD WEA I4 T25( LOWER; BULK HELD STEDY. EAnRX ALES DESIRABLE
LAMBS ,$3. TO ~p(.00UU TO PACKERS, BUCK LAMBS (5. TO 6o.UO, THROWOUTS
$,. 00; NO ACTION ON SHEEP. -, ....A^ ,,O ^ n ^ ,^ ^1IA n M I r- r -It IitO


HOGS: (SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
ROASTING PIGS -XCLUDED $
LT LT -lGl0" D-H $ 60-50-
T To 80: GD-CH 7010-
I80.-200;z GD-0H 7.o10-
MED WT .2o .1 GD-0H 0
HVY -T GD-CH S 6.0-
29S-LG 3H, G D-OH 6. 5-
PKG Sows 275-500-. MED--D 4.,5-
SLAUGHTER Ri1G : S -(IG S (4 Q D-CH
FDR gSTKR PIGSr7 0--L ) ) D-CH -
E"I CTLc 1SE\EAJ7
,,.# CA TL7,' V& Et, 00


STEERS (600-900Q- ) COI CE
: IEDI UM
S O MMON.
STEERS (900--II100jI) CHOICE
Dn OD
MEDIA UM
Q- OMMON
STEERS (II00-130,5 ) CHOICE
Gnooo
MEDIUM
STEERS (,300-I 500-): CHOICE
HEIFERS (550-85&1) CHooCE
MEDIUM
CO MMON
SCows-: CHOICE
GOOD0
SCNoM-ME D
Low CUT-OUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-CH(BEEF)
UT--0O,4-MED
DEALERS (MILK-FED r EGD--C
MEDI UM
-" CULL-COM
CALVES (250-50&^) GD-CH
S Cot-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800) Go--OCH
,O OH-MED
STEERS (800-1050,:1) GO-OCH
COM-MED
HEl FERS: Go-O
cows: 0 D-CH
QoM-4ED
CALVES (STEERS) GDO-CH
MEDIUM
l AIIGHTrR SHE,\P AND LAMBS:


LAMBS: (9 0# oN) GD-CH
MEDIUM
(ALL WTS) COM MON
YRL.G ETHERS : 90-l IO) MED-OH
S: 120-O.56 IED.-H
(ALL "TS) CULL-COM


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$ 740- 7:65
7.50- 7.70
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217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE; :-220f


SDAIL" LIVESTOCK ARKET RElORT FR-IbAY :JULY I0, i93|:.
TO6,Ay*.S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF II VESTOCCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(1 1:00 A.M. CENTRAL TIME)'
a a 4 r


FORT WORTH -
KANSAS ClTY
CH I CAGO.
NATIONALL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA;
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEIPH .
ST. PrAUL
WPHOH IT^,
DN VERn1
TOTAL II MARKETS
ON it WEEK AGO, I 1 MARKETS
To -DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST W EEK


CATTLE
1 ,800
700
2,000
800
2,500
600
1;,300
1750
I ,600
100
75
12;525
G;550
344,975
139,1 50


OALV ES
300
200
300
600
100.
400
S200"
1 ,50
I ,400-
.100.
25
.3 ,775
3 425
3 ,86750
3,675-


Hoes
*400
2, ,.500
17,-000
GI, 4ft)0'0
6,500
14, 000

9300
I I ;,SODn


S.700
-400
66,1 00
50 ,00
326,200
349,t600
s


_P >o HOGS
SHiEP HOLDOVER DI RECT* THRU*X


300 1 ;|t63
500 '
'5,000. -5,000 6,000'
:1,0o00 2200 1.,0 0
200 277
:2,500: ",. '
1 ,500
'800
00 Pr o00
< 00 ___
26,400 *ApPnOXIMATE NUM-DER, OF
7,950 PI RECT' AND THrU MOGS.
I9, 150, INCLUDED IN THiE DAY"18S
, 0,4804 ESTIMATED RECr*IPTS.,


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, JULY g_'gj


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL' SHIPMENTS
, ACK:ER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUALtFRI DAY,9/K AGO
FT.WORTH AC&UAL FRI DAY'-YR AGO


CATTLE
1 ,715
520
S 1,051
288
* I ,985-


CALVES
881
238'
859

167
G,607


HOGS
381

184

119462
.462


SHEEP
958
" 8 9 0 "'

461 :
* 2,506


FORT NORTHH L.IVESTOOCK' MARKET FRI 1AY ,JULY 10:, 1931,


BASEDD ON MlARKET 0ONDIrI-ONS AND SALES REPORTED U'P TO I00 Po,.M.)


CATTLE: ANOTHER FAIRLY ACTIVE TRADE DEVELOPED IN CATTLE HERE:TODAY SND THE
LIMITED fRECEIPT'S SOLD MOSTLY DURING MORNI-NG ROUNDS. SLAUGHTER STEERS
FORMED DULK OF THE RUN AND THE OFFERINGS OF THI S CLASS INCLUDED COt4,ON GRASSERS AS
WELL AS GOOD FED CATTLE. PRICES PAiD,1 IN MOST CASES, APPEARED STEADY TO STRONG, AND
THE MARKET FOR SHE-STOCK AND'.LOW-CUTTERS ALSO PRESENTED A FIRM APPEARANCE. OTHER
CLASSES OF SLAUGHTER CATTLE REMAINED UNCHANGED AND THE-TRADE ,N FAT'YEARLINGS ANt
DULLS WA$ VERY POORLY TESTEDE, OWING-TO THE PRONOUNCED SCACITY OF SUCH CATTLE IN-'THE
C"ECEI PTS.
YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR TOTALS OF ONLY I ,800 'CATTLE AND 30 CALVES,.
CARLOT SALES OF SLAU'gHTER STEERS INCLUDED' T'VO LOADS OFGOOD HEAVY FED CATTLE ON"
SLAUGHTER ACCOUNT AT $6.50, A --CA'*STRING OF MEDIUM WEIGHTS ,AT $6,t0, THREE CARS OF
SHOTFPED t MEbIM W IGHTS AT 5', 50 AND NUMEROUS.-L'AD8 0.. .-RASSEfrS THAT WERE:SCATTERED
FROM $3.65 TO 4rT. THIE $G,O, CATTLE SOLD ON ORDER ACCOUNT AND MOST OF TH:E RE--'
MAINING STEER SUPPLIES FOUND A PACKER OUTLET* ,
TRADE IN SHE-STOCK WAS- FEATURED BY A PART LOAD TOP OF '$4.10, THIS
PRICE PAID FOR SOME GOOD TO CHOICE HEAVY FAT COWS. OTHER TRANSACTIONS IN DEEF AND
nUTCHER COWS, INVOLVING STRAIGHT CARLOTS AS WELL AS SMALL LOTS, WERE R rcp ED AT
3.50, $3.25 AND LessS" MOST OF THE ..UTCHEP, COWS -CHANGED HANDS AROUND 3,00 TO .a25.
AND LOW-CUTTERS V-RE LISTED FROM .I.75 TO ,.",.00 -No SALES OF CONSEQUENCECE WER MADE
IN THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT YEARLINGS OR IN SAUSAGE DULLS.
NOMINAL VALUES PREVAILED IN THE MARKET FOR STOCK CATTLE, AS RECEIPTS
CONSISTED MOSTLY OF SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS, THE COUNTRY DEMAND, HOWEVER, WAS RATHER
URSHORT ,FCELPTS OF SLAUGHTER CALVES.MADE A GOOD CLEARANCEAT STEADY
RATES. ONE LOAD OF GOOD 239---OUND VEALERS DROUGHT ,E6.65 AND SOME DESI.RADLE HEAVY
FAT CALVES MOVED AT 03C.00 AND $S. F5, A FEW UP TO -S, 75. OTHER WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER
CALV, ,OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED UNDER I5.505, iNCLUDING CULL ORTS ARO3UND.2S bU TO
v.3.(,u6b ,. .. .. .. ; .... .* / .
HOGS: LIMITED SUPPLIES OF'HOGS HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT PRLCOES 5 TO 1'0
S;. -' HIGHE. RECEIPTS, :'ESTIMATED AT L40t HEAD' INCLUDED 36 HEAD DIRECT TO
PACKERS AOOUT2\LO TRUCK HOGS AND' ONE LOAD OF RAi'L HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. SMALL
KILLERS PAID l7 e THE DAYS TOP, FOR SEVERAL LOTS. OF TRUCK HOQ-. AND MOST OF THg
BETTER GRADES- OF' J TO P 50--OUNO TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT '7.30 AND 735 A FEW 27
TRUCK HOGS MOVE. AT 7-10. THE LOAD OF MEDIA OM T GOOD"RAIL CUTCHERSAVERAGED 23t
AND SOLD. T PACK-RS AT '37930,. Wl TH A FEW OUTS AT $3.50. SORTS OF. PACKING SOWS. SOLD
MOSTLY AT y4.75, 0' STEADY TO'25 CENTS HIGHER. '
SHEEP: ONLY 300 SHEEP AND- LAMDS-WERE ESTIMATED FOR-TODAV S LOCAL TRADE.
--AIL OFFERINGS WERE LIMITED. TO ONE DECK,,OF OFF QUALI TY LAM.DS, AND NO
SALES OF GOOD TO CHOICE SHEEP OR LAM3S WERE REPORTED. MEDIUM GRADE FAT LAMOS SOLD
AT $5. 00 WITH CUL.LG AT $3.00, THESE P-RICES APPEARING STRONG TO HIGHER.
..[ S;.SECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET REbORT
KANSAS CITY MARKET--JULY J-0, 1931l
".S-."IVE.RAL LOADS TEXAS GRASS STEERS '5.25 T) $5.50, ABOUT STEADY.. FOR
WEEK: GRASS STEERS AND CAKE-FEDS STEADY TO STRONG; SLAUGHTER COWS 275 TO 50< HIGHER;
VEALERS AND CALVES STRO2"NG TO 5T HIGHER; DULL STRONG 0I TO ,.. HIGHER; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS SCARCE, 9Tr:'A''Y TO WVEAK. WEEKS CULK PRICES# TEXAS 'AN OKLAHOMA GRASS
STEERS $5 00 TO IS10, CAKE-FEDS 1,100 TO 1, 00 b0 TO TO ,5, COMMON GRASS STEERS
-4.00 TO y4.5O, GRASS COWS T0 4.; r.JULLS S.00 TO 7 55.75; PRACTICAL VEnirErS
T4 OT. 25 ; G TO'
TOP St5 TEASSTOCK CALVES '4 65 TCn O2 D5 MO sT ST-OCKEn AND FEEDER STEERS ~.00
TO c ~~
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 0, p931 "
NATIVE GRASS STEER-.S.$5.50 TO $6.25 ON KILLEr ACCOUNT. THErE SCALING
700 TO I,00#* F0J,,PACKAGES TO STOCKER AND FEEDER DEALERS $4.5n To$5*5U MOST SUCH
CATTLE SCALION 7060, DOWN, TRADE P-50 HIGHER FOR WEEK DUT SUPPLY PRACTICALLY LIMITED.
NO WESTERN GRASES -HERE THIS WEEK$ COUNTRY DEMAND FOR REPLACEMENT CATTLE CONTINUES
NARROW 3UT SELECTION INADEQUATE EVEN FOR LIMITED DEMAND. QUALI TIED LI6HT YEARLINGS
OF SPECIAL ORDER jo675 TO $7.00;': MOST bETTER GRADE STOCKERS $S.00 TO, $6&50 GRASS
COWS AND HEIFFRS CLOSED WEEK UNEVENLY 50( TO $,.00 HIGHER, -3ULK FINISHING AT 3.75.
TO 4.75 AND 5.O TO $0,-O RESPECTIVELY, ACCORDING TO WEIGHT AND CONDITION; SUPPLY
OF SHE-STOCK THIS 'tEEK ACUTELY SMALL,
NATIoNAL STOCKYARDS (E., ST.Louis) MARKET--JULY 10, 1931, "
No WESTERN GRASS CATTLE TODAY. 76; MOSTLY STEERS IN 30TH INSTANCES, MARKET 50cc HIGHER THAN LAST WEEK. STEERS
RANGED FROM $3.00 TO 8,05 WITH DULK $4,50 TO $,00;. ALL DEALS AT $4.50 AND LESS IN-
VOLVING STOCKERS AND FEEDERS. .

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




T!AOE z2.
DAILY LIVESTO; .A2ET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY JULY 193.
O ," HrOAG0O MARKET--1 0:;30 A.M.
CATTLE: MEDIUM "'':I OUHT ANDJ WEIGHTY STEERS CONTINUE SLOW AT THURSDAY'S DECL I NE, MOSTL
--- 25n AND IN MANY INSTANCES 50 UNDER.A WEEK AGO; LIGHT YEARLINGS, LIGHT
EIGHTT STEERS AN', MOST CRADEG AND CLASSES SHE-STOCK FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG.
AND SHARPLY HIGHER FOR WEEK; MOST LI GHT. fTErfS ANL YEARLINGS RANGING FROM GRAY,.
KINDS TO STRICTLY GOOD GRAIN-FEDS I55).TO -"8.00, BEST MIXED YEA..RLINGS TODAY ;
NO STRICTLY CHOICE OFFERINGS HERE, MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEI GHTY STE.EERS 50O TO X7.o-,
0EST $7.5;.MOST ",, FAT -COWS 03-50 TO $4.50 LOW-CUTTERS $2.O0 TO .2o25, STRONG
WEIGHTS $2., TO X 325 EDGE OFF 3ULL TRADE, ESPECIALLY LIlT :AD 'U1T"IRX. OFFE"NQ
'ELLINq AT .')0 DOWNWARD; FEW SEL.ECTCD VEALERS UP TO '1.m0, MOSTLY $9 TO 8.J.
HOGS: MA.K T .FAI"%LY ACTIVE ON :3EST LIGHT WEIGHTS, SLOW .ON OTH'ERS MOSTLY STRONG
T:--' O. I '.IICH'E THA'! THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; "PACKING SOWS UNEV-- FEW EARLY ,
SEVERALE T O G E NLAT",,E TTRAD E _S .t ADY T" W EA ,. CH 0JC _IT 2 -, ,C_ -
SALES ST,"AEA33;, TOP k 7,70; 837 T6 28L 't8,To T .0, U .,
-EVE RWEIGH7),TS IN IGH'ALLGHTS TO e55r TO
01.75, UNDERWEIGHTS IN DEMtAND' LIGHt LIGHTS MOSTLY $7.25 TO $7.50, FEW $7.oO; PIGS
3.2_5'TO 7.; O'ACKING sOWS p4.75 TO. ,5.e50, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $5.75 AND ABOV.
SHEEP: MARK-_T Pr'ACTICALLY OVFr,; ALL CLASSES 25 TO 4 0,.HIGHER; BETTER GADE -
----- NATIVE LAM)S UP MOST BULK OF' LATTER 7.50 TO' $7.75 TO PACKEq S FEW $7.85
TO OUTSIDERS; STRI CTLY CHOICE KINDS ABSENT; 10 LO .,S AR(IUND 80 OREGONS p8.00 TO
PACKER.AND SHI"'PER, SORTED AO30UT 7%; STRICTLY CHOICE FED YEARLINGS $6.50; LIGHT
WEIGHT NHATJVE EWES 33.00 TO $3310, HEAVY KINDS $2.50 DOWN.
': ,. KANSAS .I TY MARKET--11 00 A.M. "
BATTLE: HARDLY ENOUGH 'ON SALE' TO TEST MARKET; GENERALLY STEADY -ON, ALL KILL NG
CLASSES; SHOG.RT LOAD 820., MMIED YEARLIN GS $.800, FEW FEM.STEERS $,p0. TO
A ~ ~ u"'$ E V R A L A D T X A R A S S E R S $) 2 5 T O t
$7.50 SEVERAL LOADS TEXAS GRASSES 5.25 TO $5.50; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS 5b.oO,
FEW $t.00 AND A3OVE; S'TOCKE7S .AND FEEDEnS NOMINAL..
H'GS: FAIRLY ACTIVE ON ,-?.0 DOOIN, STRONG TO I 0 H 1 GHER THAN THURSDAYS AVERAGE;
... HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW, STEADYTn STRONG; TOP $7.25 ON 190 TO 22f DESIRA-
2' E- rTO 2 OTLY *3.90 TO 79.20; F 2W ... TO .325 $6.00 TO $..85; sowS $4.25
TO $5.00, FEW $5.-5; STOCK PIGS. S EA Y 6.75 "TO $7.10, ......S
SHEEEP.. LAMDS ACTIVE, I(0 TO, 250 HIGHER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; TOP NATIVE LAM1 BS
7.25, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7.00 TO 7.-25 -.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 AMo '
CATTLE: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE, GENERALLY STEADY TO STRONG,. EXCEPT VEALERS 50 TO
TEXA ~75d HIGHE-; A FE W CARS OF NATIVE STEERS $7,75 TO 38.35 2 CARS 139 FED
TEXAS STEER2'5710 HEIFES 8. MOST FAT HE F.ERS- 7'.50 TO :.8.25;, COWS LARGELY
3. 25 TO .4.25; LO-CUITTERS 2.00 TO $32.25; TOP MEDIUM DULLS 4..25;. GOOD AND CHOICE
V\EALERS yo ._
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE'TO 'ALL INTEERESTS ON 250f DOWN, |0 TO I\5 HI,-GHERTHAN
'--- THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; WEIGHTY BUTCHERS SLOW' PIGS STEADY ,TO STRONG; .BULK
T2 2o 30 47 .35. TO ,7.75: 1'TOP 57.80 2,-0 ,TO 230, 7.25 TO 7.55: FEW 270 TO 280oO
,17. I0T $0. 0,06 T0 O "'7.50; SOWS MOSTLY $4.56 TO $5.25.
SHEEP: LAMBS FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY 250 HhGHEr?; SHrEP SCARCE; BULK DESIRABLE
LAMBS TO ALL INTERESTS "$7400 TO $7.2P5 BUCK LAMBS MOSTLY $6.,00 TO '$S.23,
COMMON THROWOUTS .3.00; CLIPPED EVIES MOSTLY ,2.00 DOWN.


FORT ',VORTH CHICAGO
CLOSE"- LOS-E


HOSSFSoFT OR OILY oGs AND
ROAST ING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 40-Ic Go-O Gc0-
LT VT I $00,-1 G 7o 7.20-
8 c'J Q -- i 7 25-
MED WT. 00-,: Go-0 ..5-
220-- 250 GDo-OH 7.20-
HVY iA/T 2 50-904 'GD-OH 6.90-
290-350 GDo-CH S.15-
PKG Sows. 275-50)'. ,.EED--GD 4.50--
SLAUGHTER 'I GS( 1004,3P-)GD-OH -
PDR &STKn I|Gs{70-l (iY Go-Ok -
AV COST & WT. THU"-S(PIGS EXCL) 7.13-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:,


STEERS (S-909 ) CHOICE
M' ED IUM'-
R~O t ," 10 N
ST E ER-S (9 0-I 00--%) P8OIYC'

COMMON
STEERS (91 100- 100) HOICE
L ', D

S' '.GOOD
SMED.IUM
STEERS (1I300-15001) CHOICE
HE l.FERS, (55 0-850;) CHO I CE
GO.. ODo
MEDIUM
_~0 t 1 ,1 0 N
COWS: CHQ ICE
.. GOOD
*" CO'M-M-.EO
Low CUT-CUT
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) BGD-CH(BE.F
U T-COr4 5-- E
VEALERS (MILK-FED G.rD--H
MED I UM
CALVES (250-50Q,) oULCD-H
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CRULVE
'TFEERS (5Uu~8yJ..)- GD-O
STEERS (900-1050G) Go-OH
HEIFERS: Co-cED
COWs: ,Co 1-1
CALVES (STEERS) G.,
SLAUGHTER SHEE- AND LAM:^ ..
LAMOS: (90# Lr Go-OH
YRLG WET EMS / i9^ ) -
IME D-UM
EWES: :,i ) g. O
ALL 'TS) CULL-COOM
7/10 /31 RP
1:55 n.M.


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70'3
7,35
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7.4 0-
7.50-
7.50-
7.25-
640-
o.90-
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765 S, 95-
7.70 S 95-
7.70 7 0.-
7.65 S6.0-
7.40 6 .15-
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5-75 7 25-
7. 25 P
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7.20
7.25
7.25
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7.35-
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STERLING. EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


86L9 1V9990 Z9
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VOIIO-iJ dO AiIS83AINn






UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AQRIICULTURE
31jRE\U OF ACA1.ULT7RMAL ECONOMICS
MARKET ,ESV SERVICE


1f7 .LIVESTOCK EXC'HANGE,


FORT 'VO10TH TEXAS


TELEtHONE: 6-2209,


D\IL' LIVESTOCK .AA?-KET 0,RE_00T7 SATURDAY JULY 11, 19310
ToAYIsG ESTIMATED rECElIPT3 OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MArKETS.
(10:30l A.,.OENTTRAL TIME) HoGS
CATTLE CALVES HOG SHEEP ;HOLDOVER D RECT* THRU'*
ORTrV WORTH 300 O0 "350 --
Cu f CAGO 5,n 300on 500 3,000 7,500
NATIONAL STOCKYA"<7 F 05` 50 2^ 100 5
OMAHA ;rOm 0 2,, 5200
QKLAHOMA C1TY -----
SI O UXP CIT V. 3, 8 ,0 5
ST" JOSEPH 10 --- ,500 500
ST, PAUL 250 90 900 00
'I H I TA 10O 100 3CO o 3n00
DErVEIR )50 --- 20 ,r450
, TOTAL 11 MARKETS 2P450 900 27,100 5,450 *APPRCYXIMATE NUMBER OF
NEr 'VEEK AGO,11 i,.ARKETS HOLIDAY DIRECT AND THOU HOGS-
TOTAL THIS WVEEK 147,425 32,750 353,300 196,300 INCLUDED IN.THE DAYS
TtTAL 'LAST "TEEK H HOLIDAY ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH ECEI PTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASESt FRI DAY, JULY 0, 1 3|.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP

rA-TUAL RECEIPTS 1,836 258 X3 345
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREEPORTED -
ACKER PURCHASES 1,407 390 340 314
FT.VORTH TOTAL T'- is V.EEK 9;s500 2,;00 2,400 3,300
FT.*NVORTH TOTAL LA-T "IEEK* 9,593 2,556 2,0?5 3o,802
FT.WVORTH TOTAL T-HIS 'VEEK,LAST YR. 10,556 51476 3,997 7,769
*FIVE--DAY RAS. So_________ ______


LIVESTOCK M.,,AIrKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY JULY I,, 93|.
(BASED ON MARKET CONbITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP'TO' 1:00 A.M.)
FORT 'VORTH' CHICAQO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGS:8SOFT On
' ......f\ rOAST ING
LT LT 41
LT IT I/T
MED WVT
HVY WT 25'
K (294
PKG Sows 27
SLAUGHTER rIG!
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AV' COST & 'VT.


$ 3.60- 7,30*$
T7*35*
5 7.35*
7.25- 7.35*
S7.20- 7,35*
S.90- 7.30*
S.I 5- 7.00*
4.50- 5.00*

7.*N5 2tL
*Nom FINAL.


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6.490-
7.45-
7.45-


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6.49-


7.65
7.65
7.65

5.65
725
251


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-7.00-
,0-
3o .0._
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7.25
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7.50-
7 *80-
7.2 5-

7.60-
6.75--
7*44-


7.65
7 513
7.75
7.75
7.75
7o,75

5.75
7,25


FORT WORTH
CATTLE: TODAYyS TRADE NOMINAL. FoR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS STEADY TO STRONG,
SPOTS SLIGHC4TLY HIGHER; SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS FULLY STEADY; $UTCHER AND
TrEEE UNCHANGE*"CULLS STRON
SEEF COWS AROUND 15 TO .T' HIGHER, CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTFRS UNCHANGED. CULLS STRONG
TO 256 HIGHER; rTT.E GRADES HEAVY' FAr CALVES AROUND 75 HI GHER; STO KER TRADE
POORLY TESTED. IrEKS TOPS: HEAVY FtD STEERS $S50., FAT 5,EARLINGS .8.00, FEW HEAD
$8,.5 PACKAGE LOT TO FAT COWS 34.2t- Fp 'HEAFY EAT CALVES UP TQ $6.7. GOOD VEAL-
ERS S.6b5. BULK PRICES: FED STEERS -r TO Q GRASE- pr.35 TO $25. SLAGH-
TER YEARLINGS Y,3I' DOWN", UTCHER COWS AROUND .0.. U TO $3., LOW-CUTTR SORTS .175
TO $2.00, WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES $4.75 TO $5.75, CULL SORTS $2.50) TO $3.00.
REVIEW CO.MMIENT: SEASONALLY MODERATE R',ECEIPTS OF CATTLE HAVE 3EEN
POSTED ON MOST 'VAYS LATELY9 WITH OFFERINGS RUNNING MOSTLY TO SLAUGHTER STEERS. A
FE['f SHIPMENTS OF GOOD FED STEERS HAVE SEEN RECEIVED, ALONG ,WITH THE RULK CONSIST OF
PLAIN AND COMMON GRASSERSo. MARKET ACTION DURI NO THE FOREPART OF THE WEEK WAS RATHER
DULL, CUT DEMAND IMPROVED ON LATE DAYS AND GOOD CLEARANCES WERE MADE,.THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY, DURING MORNING ROUNDS. STEER PRICES CLOSED FOn THE WEEK ON A STEADY TO
STRONG OASIS, W1T?! O0CAGIONAL SALES DENOTING .OME ADVANCE. THE BETTER GRADES OF
SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS HAVE REr'hJ SELLING AT FULLY STEADY PRICES AND THE MARKET FOR DEEF
AND BUTCHER COWS CLOSED AT LEVELS 15 TO 25 CENTS HIGHER. BULLS DEVELOPED A LITTLE
STRENGTH AND OTH-71 CLASSES OF CATTLE HAVE HELD A::,'UT STEADY, WVTH STOCKED TRADE
POORLY TESTED. THE REST FED STEERS ON SALE DURING THE WEEK MOVED FROM S.0) TO
$3.50 AND GRASSES HAVE DEEN FINDrING AN OUTLET FROM ,3.35 TO $4.75. A FEW SALES OF
GO'D FAT YEARLINGS WERt REPORTED AROUND $7 50 EARLY IN TH4E WEEK AND ONE LOAD MADE A
IAr\LOT TOP OF $8-)*. GROOD TO CHOICE FAT COWS RANGED UP TO $41| AND AS HIGH AS
re 25 FO PACKAGE LOTS, W1T tH mUTCHER GRADES LISTED MOSTLY FROM $3.00 TO $P3.35 AND
LOW-CUTTER SORT F'OM li,).75 TO $2.00. WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES SHOW AN ADVANCE OF
AROUND 75(k OVER A WEEK AGO9 SHORT RECEIPTS TENDING TO STIMULATE DEMAND AND ELEVATE
RICES THE "-TT'R GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES HAVE SEEN MOVING AROUND 5. 5 TO
P$8.50, TOPS AT,'$3,3.7 AND CULL SORTS ARE STILL DEING PEDDLED FROM t2.50 TO $3,00,
ONE LOAD OF GOOD 239'. VEALERS SOLD FRIDAY AT $0.65.
HOGS: .ACKER DIRECT HOGS FORMED 3ULK OF TODAYIS LIMITED RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED
AT 3T0 HEAD. r/MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 315 HEAD DRILLED DIRECT TO
PACKERS AND AOUT 9 TRUCK HOGS RUT THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED. A FEW TRUCK
SALES WERE REPORTED AT $,7."'5, R.UT SUPPLIES WERE OF TOO SMALL VOLUME TO PERMIT A
TEST OF THE MARKET.
SHEEP: TORAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: FAT LAMBS 50 TO 75( HIGHER; AGED
FAT WETHERS STEADY; NO GOOD TO CHOICE FAT' YEARLINGS OR 23YEAR-OLD
WETHERS OFFERED; 3ULK MEDIUM TO GOOD FAT LAMRS k4.50 TO;f5.50; AGED FAT WEHEIS
,P2.5 AND $2.50; MEDIUM GRADE FAT YEARLINGS $3,00 TO 53.bU
REVIEW COMMENT: UNUSUALLY LIGHT SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND ILAMDSI LESS
THAN 3,500 HEAD, HAVE SEEN OFFERED ON THE LOCAL MARKET DURING THE WEEK. THE
LIMITED RECEIPTS CONSISTED MOSTLY OF FAT LAMBS AND AGE- FAT WETHERS. FAT LAM3
PRICES A-VANCE- ON LATE PAYS, IN SYMPATHY WITH UPTURNS AT OTHER MARKETS, VERY FEW
FAT YEARLINGS AN'- 2-YEAR--OLr. WETHERS HAVE 5EEN RECE! VEnD.


7/1 1/31 i '


(SEE OTHER SI DE)


USRARY
LORIDA BXP6IMRW P CtVfN
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FADE -^2.
TELE 1 7Ar'", 1 RE'C',fTS F0 OTHER'-1 KETS

CH10IC 0 ,,AIKT -
CATTLE ; COMPArED '.I"TH I1'EE'K AGO: MEDt4fIUUM EIGH,4T AN V WEIGHTY FED STEERS LOSING EARLY
ADVANCE] ,o, TO '7.' LrWER; YEA.ZLINGS AND LIGHT STE-ERS 506 HIGHER; LIGHT
"-El FER AND MIXEr Y-:ARLIrIGS ?EING MOSTLY 5( Tn 7'- UP; BUTCHER HEIFERS LARGELY $ I. X0
HIGHER, INSTANCES MrUCH MORE OH. LI HrT GRASSY KIND3; FAT COWS 0 TO 750 UP LOW-
CUTJTERS AND CUTTERS AND DULLS .5 TO p0( HIGHER AD VEALERS $2.5. TO $3.00 HIGHER;
% DULL 3 H E R- AE8 I EDA LCL TO
.EXTREME TOP LIHT AI'D LONG YEALING STEERS 8., Eo.T HEAVIES .50, TACTICAL TOP
HEAVIES $.v .: rF:- YEA"LINGS $3 0, NUMEROUS LOADS IsF0 TO 1 ")IN STEERS $I3.5-, TO
7.(")P,' T0 MANY r--r:qAVI E Ir" LnNr' TO 0 TO IS TFEEDR DEALER1
S7."OQ, TOO MANY TE-AVKIES IN 1 ,UN, SHE-STOCK VERY S-CARCE; MOST NATIVE GRASS STEERS
So.5 TO $3.5 TO KILLERS, $4 'T 55 O FEEDER DEALERS.
HOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE ON LIGHT WEIGHTS, OTHERS VERY SLOW, STEArY TO 0O AND
MO5E LO"'V'-" HEAVIES OFF Mnr.T; PACKING SOWS UNEVENLY 1 TO R( LOWER; 'GOOD
TO- CHOICE |70 T, o.?:- $7.7,:r' TO $7..3, TOP 7.35 23 TO 29O^ ,r40 TO $7.40; FEW 1O
T 13 -, 7,DIv-5 TO G7-0; FE IG ... TO $7, 00, PLAIN KINDS o3.00; PACKING sows
..4f,50 ,TOo.- / -1L LI QHT WEIGHTS QtJOTARLE TO $.3H5 AN, A.OVE. SHIPPERS TOOK
L E ST ESTIMATEDQ- 'HOLDOVER 3,0r)*
IEEP TODAY1C MARKET NOMINAL, Fr WEEK 1 |J DOU.LES FROM FEEDING STATIONS,
6 9-6,800 I:1:CTS. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO FAT LAMIDS 95 TO 50 I- HIGHER| SHEEP
MOSTLY 50 TO 75 .i HiGHE"R; KILLERS r'UT 7nD THE CoUNTRY FOR,, THIN RANGE LAMOS LATE TO
GET N1 MDERS CLO 31NG 3ULKS: %GOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EW-,.fES AND WETHER LAMD8 t7.50 TO
$7.75i FEW 7.35; CHOICE "'ANGERS $8(0, THE WEEKS TOP NATIVE UCKS KS3.5 TO 7 $375,
TH.OWOUTS. $4.00 TO ,- OI!RANGE THROWOIUTS $500 TO 5.,0,0 FEC" YEARLI NG .. 500 TO
3 ,5,.). NATIVE FnAT ETWES .c" TO $305, FST 3. ; FEW RANGE FEEDING LAMDS EARLIER
IN WEEK $5 00 TO ,3',

-- KANSAS CITY MARKET -

'CATTLE: FOR WEEK: LIGHT AND MEDIUM wft GHT FED STEERS, MOSTLY STRONG TO H 5 3 HIGHER,
SPOTS )30'( UP ON INDETWEEN GRADES AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS; HEAVY STEERS DARELY
STEADY; GRASS -STEELS STEADY TO STRONG; YEARLINGS, HE'IFERS AND MIXED LOTS '5 TO 50,}
IHEn% DUTCHE" C0"S 2'5 TO 3 0" HIGHER; VEALERS AND CALVES STRONG TO 500 H-IGHER;
`ULLS ,STRONG TO 27 UP; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCAnCE A.OUT STEADY. WVEEKtS TOPS:
CHOICE YEARLINGS 9'>r" :?.ETT MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS 8.,00, HEAVY DEEVES1 7.40, CHOICE
SLiGHT HErFERS 3.St)o YIEEK 1 S ULKS FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS $(.00 TO "7.75; GRASS-
ERS $4,00 TO 305.3" eGRnA.SS COWS $3P25 TO $4.25, FE:D KINDS $4.25 TO $5.50, DULLS $3.00
k?, f ", SS C WS --!
TO $375, VEALERC "'3.0 AND DOWN, STOCK CALVES $4.85 TO o.25, STOCKER AND. FEEDER
TO VE ALE'R r:) N0DW OC AVE EEDEF
STEERS 40.00 TO .
HOGS: STEADY ,1i TH FRIDPAYS AVERAGE; DESIRABLE 1 70 TO 280 POUNDS $6.85To
,7.0,05 TO> $7.20 rN 10 To 210 POUNDS; CHOICE LIGHT HOGS SCARCE. SOW3
450 TO 25
EP T FOR WE7EK: LAM1S .5 TOM-40' HI GHER; SEEP STEADY TO STR6N6TP NATIVE
-LAMS 7.35, gETTER" GRADES $3.75 TO'7.,, CLOSING-. TOP $7-25, TEXAS
YEARLINGS $3.75 rO $4 ,-5, TOP EWES $2'00. '

,- NATIONAL STOC(YAPBS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET
CATTLE; COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: NATIVE STEERS 50 TO 75t HIGHER, WESTERN GRASS
-- STEERS, "ULLS AND .3EEF COWS 50<. HIGHER; MIXED YEARLINGS AND.HEIFERS 5 (0
eTO $1 00 HIGHER; L',"!--UTTERS -25". HIGHER; VEALERS 2.5IC HIGHER;..FEEDiNG HE.I FEARS
25..TO 50$"HIGHER; OTHER FEEDING CATTLE '5(H. G.ER, ToPS.FO-F WIEK: 1 01 .YEARLING
." STEERS AND 580c "E F-ERS $875.I t08, .STEERS.AND 5758' MIXED YEARLINGS $8.50. 123 5
STEERS $8.00, "^3?9 STEERS J7,7Y), 1154I TEXAS GRASS .STEERS $60, COW8$5.50?) MEDIUM
DULLS $4.355 VEALEDS $9 O5, FEEDER STEERS $.75. "BULKS POR WEEK; NAT ?VE STEERS
53-40 TO S8:25, E"-TERN'STEERS.r7.--TO S.30O FAT MIXED YEARLtNGS ANI HEIFERS
,PZ7.25 TO 0,5, MEDiCM FLESHED-KINDS $5.50 TO n.$-2!, ..owf $3.25 TO 5$4'25, LOW-
CUTTERS $1.75 TO ,'2.25, STOCKER AND FEEOER STEERS'-$3.O0 TO $5.00.
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE TO ALL INTERESTS, S EADY fOr 1.0 LOWER 'THAN FRI:DAYISAVERAGE;
--- ". rOE.CLI NE MAOSTLY.ON WEIGHTY IUTGHER.S; P'IGS SCARCE RU T ,IN NA'RROW DEMAND;.
HARDLY ENOUGH SALES TO QUOTE; SOWS STEADY TO "TROHoG SULK 30 TO 225 $7.50 TO ,)7.75,
' TrP. $7,75; 240 TO ,o0, -7.P5. TO. $7.,50; sows MOSTLY .4.50 TO $5._Q.
SHEEP* COMPARED 1ITH A WEEK AGO: FAT LAM-3S AND SHEEP ?5 TO 50- HIGHER; LATE SULK
DESIRALE LANDS TO ALL iNTE'EDTS $7,00 TO $ 7.25,D,,UCK-;LAMBS $SOf) iTO
$3.25, COMMON THROW")'-"S $3.00, FAT EWES MOSTLY $1'5E TO $2.50,YEARL1NGS PRACTICALLY
LACKING. .. .


HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INS7EOTION
WEEKSS ENDING FRIDAY. JULY 10 931 AND JULY II, 19530.

1931 1930

CHICAGO, ILL. .72,-77 119,034
JNDIANAPOLIS, IND. 1 ,70 15,779
KANSAS CITY; KAN. 21 ,58S 40,024
NATIONAL "STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND 4 90
ST. -LOUIS, Mo. 36;319 41902
NE YOK, tKe.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J'. 17 i042 24li 156
OMAHA, NEDRASKS 43,;87 53 747
SIOUX CITY, IOWA. 26;623 28 23
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, Mo 3. 3,099 14,026
SOUTH ST1. P*AULj, MPN. 27,24>3.

TOTALS 238,846 .367,998 -



7/1 1/31 1P
1:00 A.M. STERLINGN EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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"217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE; 6-220'
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT '. MONDAY: ULY 13, 15.31. "


TODAYI'S"',ESTI'ATED I.CEIPTS: OrF LIVESTOCK, -AT. .EL


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CH I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
QMAHA
OKLAHOMA OlCITY
. OUX C. Il TY.;
T, '.JOSEPH
T ..P AUL,
WCH I TA
D.: NVER "ER'
T9TAL I| MARKETS
ONE. WEEK AGOI I MAR


CATTLE
3,500.
-,,000-
7 00,QOO,


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FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


SH I PMENTS


A. M CENTRAL TI M.E
CALVES HOQS
,000 ,300:
,000 ,3500s
rIJ rl. -3500 ,


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4,
..4


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lip al HQGS
EEP HOLDOVER ID .RECT*THRU*

000 350


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200
20004


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10,77 1.5,8. I0,188 5,tOQ ..ARPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
*t 8 INCLUDED I.N THE DAYS
ESTIMATED .RECEI PTS*
AND'.PACKER PURCHASES. SATURDAY. JULY 1, 1931


ACTUAL RECEIPT
TOTAL SHIPMEN
PACKER PURCHA
FTWORTH ACTU
FT*WORTH ACTU


CATrLE CALVES HOG3 SHEEP
TS : S42 .' 69 314 22
ITS.. 50 '--- '-- ---
SES. ::<"65 : 58 4 --
ALMO DAY ,WK'AGO 33 1 1
AL,MOT'NDAY,YR AGO 3,, 8 1 ,981 ,641
FORT ".0ORTH 'LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY- JU..JLY 13, 1 31.. *


(3ASED ON MARKET C(NDITIOtIS AND *SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.).
.,A GH:~ E -8R. .NE -V, N ~ ZL
CATTLE: PRICES FOR SLAUGHTER STEER.' REMAINED VEfY NEARLY STEADY ON TODAY
LOCAL TRADE,.' ALTHOUGH OCCASIONAL SALE'S MEASURED MODERATE' DECLINES OF
AROUND 10 TO 15 CENTS. THE. MARKET ACTION PROVED RATHER- DULL AND VERY LITTLE BUSI-
NES.S'WAS TRANSACTED' ON ORDER ACCOUNT, PACKERS PROVI DING THE MAIN .OUTLET. SHE-STOCK
AND LOW-CUTTERS RULED FAIRLY *ACTIVE AT FULLY STEADY FIGURES AND THE TRADE IN OTHER
CLASSES OF CATTLE, '1'NCL'UDI-NG YEARLINGS,' APPEARED MOSTLY STEADY. E THE
U. YARD ESTIf4ATES- CALLED FO1 ONLY 30OU CATTLE. AND 1 000 CALVE. THE
CATTLE RUN CONSISTED LARGELY OF. SLAUGHTER STEERS BUT" INCLUDED A FEW LOADS OF COWS,
YEARLINGS AND MAI XED. QUTCHER. CLASSES* '
'C" A ." FED STEERS OREW BIDS AROUND $5.50. TO P 6.25 KND ABOUT TEN LOADS OF
PLAIN GRASS SLAUGHTER STEQENS WERE REPORTED AT'"4,00 AND $4435. SEVERALLOADS OF
GRASSERS ALSO MIVED AT $4. 5 AND' $4 75 '0EW LOAD OF GOOD 'AT EA LINGC RATHER
HEAVY, BROUGHT ".-.1"AND SOME DESIRABLE' LGHT'WEI GHTS OLDAT $ b5b, OfHER OFFER-
IFNG. OF SLAUNDHTR YEALI NGS LI MI TED TO' SORTS' AND PACKAGE y.OTS, RANGED DOWNWARD
FROM AROUND .6.00 '. ..-, V.' W D A A 3 A A LO D
h0.'FAT COWS SOLO IN CAnLOTS AT$3.50 $36, 1 AP LOAD
FAT35M AND DHA0PAR
MAKING A TOP OF 4..0o BUTCHER t!OWS MOVED USUALLY AOUND ,03 O $335 AND LOW-
CUTTER SORTS AROUND 00, OR IN A PRICE SPREAD OF $1,75 6 $2.25 tO BULLS OF
SCONS.EQU'EN.-E WIEE. INCLFJDFD I N THE DAYS RECEI PTSo .
< [COUNTRY DEMAND FOR CATTLE WAS .rATHER 'QUIET, DESPITE'THIE VERY SHOnRT
RECEIPTS OF STOCKERS, HARDLY.ENNUGH BUS.INESS:WAS TRANSACtED -TO. -PEM I T- A FAI TEST
OF VALUES.
'.TRADE. I.N SLAUGHTER CALVES: DEVELOPED.',A LITTLE VEAKNESS AND OCCASIONAL
SALES APPEARED '. CENTS LOWEn OTHRS 8AQ. ORn .VERY''.NEARLY SO THE BETTER' GRADES..
OF HEAVY FAT CALVES S'OLD FROM $).7 TO -o5.OU5AND ONE OR TWO SMALL LOTS OF GOOD ".
HEAVIES TOPPED, ON SMALL KILLER ACCOUNT, A_ $ 5. WEIGHTY .SLAUGHTtRP CALVES OF
IAL^ER GRGADE WEIE SCATTERED. FROM ARbUN N,,5. 00 DOWNWARD, INCLUDE .NG CULL SORTS FROM
$ U'TO 3 0 DESIRABLE LI GHT WEIGHT 'VEALERS WERE".CARCE ...: '.
HOGS: .MOST Or TODAY.s E3 LLED 'HOG' RECC IP8 WEE IL I C O PACKERS. MORNING
PACKES---A ARRiVALS, ESTIMATED AT )I30 HEADt INCLUDEDD 1,08 READ"DIRECT TO
PACKERS AND ABLUT 1790 TRUCH HOGS. THERE ERE N RAILHG OFFERED. SMALL KILLERS
PURCHASED MosT OF THE: TR!8K HOGS AT ; PRICES FULLY "STEADY W I TH LAST. FRIDAY At,,PACKERS
" QOUGHT.A FEW T.RUCK .HOGS G TO U CENTS tOWER:'. MOST OF .THE OOD TO CHOICE'./ TO
23 --POUND TRUCK HOGS SOD 10'SMALL, 'KI LLERS AT $7,30 AND $7,-35, LATTER PRICE'TRUCK
HOG TOP. PACKERS I D$7 .1 U ON 50:ME' CHOICE BUTCHERSAND BOUGHT A FEW LOTS OF GOOD
LIGHTS AND .'MEDIUM WrI HTS DURING"EARLY.ROUNDS AT 7.00, SORTS OF PACKING SOWS WERE
REPORTED AT ,40 ANDD'$475, O, STEADY, ;
SHEEP: FAIRLY LIBERAL SUPPLI-ES"OF SHEEP AND LAMBS FOR THE SEASON OF YEAR
WERE OFFERED HERE 'TODAY. MORNING ARRIVALS, ESTIMATED AT 4, 70U HEAD,
INCLUDED 33 DECKS OFFERED IN THE RAIL DIVISION* 'FAT-LAMBS' AND WETHERS PREDOMINATED
I: N THE SUPPLY, BUT A FEW.DECKS AND PART DECKS OF FAT YEARLINGS AND 2-YEAR-OLD
'WETHERS 'WERE OFFERED. MOST OF THE FAT LAMBS SOLD 25'CENTS HI G'H AND OTHER CLASSES
REMAtNEb STEADY. SEVERAL SHIPMENTS "F GOFOD'FAT LAMBDS MOVED AT 4b&50 AND S ,,5 AND
.OME MEDIUM GRADE FAT LA1MB3 BROUGHT $5.0U. FAT YEARLINGS SOLD MOSTLY. AT ;5.3:b AND
v--YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS AT $3.25- .AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED MOSTLY AT $2.U,( SALES AT
THIS PRICE INCLUDING TEN DECKS AVERAGING 114 POUNDS.
It

: .. .. SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE 'MARKET PgPORT
.. KANSAS CI TY MARKET--JULY 13, 1931.
S ;: AROUND 30 LOADS RASS CATTLE I.N RUN, GENERALLY STEADY .. TRONG
STRAIGHT OKLAHOMA GRASS STEERS 5OU50 TO 5 Q60 KLAHOMA AND TEXAS CAKE-FEDS.O0
or'6,25;.SH_-STOCK STEADY; MOST RASS COWS 5. 05 TO $4.25, LOW-CUTTERS AN CUTTERS
5-TO S3.u0: 3ULLS' STRONG TO 25^ HIGHER, .85 TO 4.00; VEALERS FULLY 5U6 HIGH
ER, R 7.50 AND D0'VN' STOCKER AND FEEDER SUPPLY MOSTLY STOCK CAL-VES AND YEARLINGS
'STEADY TO STRONG; tEXASXYEARLING STOCKERS $6.85 7 .700; AROUND 4 LOADS LIGHT TEXAS
STOCK HEIFER CALVES I7.U0, OTHER STE:R CALVES 5.9'.
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY. 13, 193 1.
*' THE RUN INCLUDED 7 LOADS MONTANA, GRASEfERS,,MO.STLY THIN STEERS WHICH
WENT ON STOOKE R ACCOUNT AT S5-?5 TO. $6.00; OFFErINGS AT.. OUTSIDE PRICE SCALED AEOUT
60 OTHERS 700 TO 750,-; MOST.NATI.VE STOCKER8 ,$4.50 TO $5..50 W1 TH A SPRINKLE NG
GOOD GRADE LIGHT OFFERINGS AT $6.00 AND A FEW PACKAGES STRICTLY GOOD KINDS ,,,
TRADE STRONG TO O. HIGHER;A3BOVE PRICES, ON ONTANA GRASSERS. DEANG REGARtED' AS d TO
500 HIGHER THAN TWO WEEKSS AGO; GRASZ FAT NATIVE C OWS $3. 50 TO 5,'4. *59 LIGHT KINDS
G-ETTING BEST ACTION .GRASS HEI FERS 54.50 TO $6<5Q MORE FOR TYPICAL YEARLING KINDS,
GRASS CALVES MOSTLY oG.Yb() DOWNWARD; .'RASS 3ULLS $3,50 TO $4.50, DEPENDING'ON WEIGHT
AND FLESH CONDI TI ON.. ..
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E'o STLOUiS) MARKET--JULY lS, 1931,.
REC'.LPTS TODAY 21 CARS; LAST MONDAY 6. MARKET MOSTLY STEADY ON
ST EERS STEADY TO LOWER ON HEIFERS AND COWS; STEERS, PRINCI PALL 0KLAHOMANS,
AT i5 cows p3,75.
,' .- ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY L3, 1.3}.
WESTERN N GRASS CATTLE 7 LOADS; ALL KANSAS STEERS; SOLD STEADY TO 156
HIGHER ,$5.S5 TO 5.75.


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PAGE #2,
S DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS MONDAY JULY 13, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M,
BATTLE: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS STRONG TO 25 HIGHER, MOSTLY STRONG, IMPROVED
KILLING QUALITY CONSIDERED; VERY ACTIVE AND UNEVELY HIGHER MARKET ON
BUTCHER HEIFERS AND LIGHT COWS; MOST SALES BEING STRONG TO ^5 UP. MEDIUM WEIGHT.
,ND WEIGHTY STEERS SLOW QUT SUPPLY SCARCE AND MARKET STEADY TO STRONG; BULLS FULLY
STEADY; VEALERS STEADY EARLY TOSMALL KILLERS, BIG PACKERS NOW BIODINLQWER; LARGE-
LY FED STEER AND. YEARLING RUN, $98b8 PAID FOR 70 HEAD APPROXIMATELY |U08 'f STEERS,
NEXT HIGHEST PRICE $8,75 PAID FOB LONG YRLINGS ALSO 709A HEIFER YEARLINGS; MOST
FED STEER AND YEARLING SALES 7 0UU TM O .j8 b, HIGHEST PRICE EARLY FOR MEDIUM WEIGHT
$TEERS $8.25; RUN INCLUDED 70 LOADS MONTANA GRASSERS; MOST LJGHT THIN JXEES AUI7
6LE.FOR STOCKERS; HEAVY SAUSAGE BULLS UP TO $4f85; MOST VEALERS EARLY.$9Uu TO $y.5(
4OG; ,MARKET UNEVENLY 5 TO 1 56 LOWER .THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE, SOME HEAVIES OFF
C I 5 TOOR i~OW RW GOOD ,TO
H O & T U~(rTO $i 5o, YO'"H6'+03TO $'+u. C
45 $500. GOOD 0 CHOICE 140 TO 1:6, $7-t5 TO 7.50; PIGS $6,50 TO $7,00, PLAIN
KiND8 $625 DOWN; PACKING SOW$ $4 U5 o 40 SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS ULWARD TO $5I65
AND ABOVE.
SHEEP: ALL CLASSES ACTIVE, 25 TO 50dHIGHER THAN LAST WEEKS CLOSE; EARLY BULK C
---- GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE LAMBS' $7.75 TO $8, %; OUTSIDE PRbCE PAID BY CdTY
BUTCHER AND PACKER; NOTHING DONE ON RANGERS BEST HELD ABOVE $8*50; NATIVE BUCKS
MOSTLY $6.75 TO $7.2, .THROWOUTS $4.50 TO $5.25, STRICTLY CHOICE NATIVE YEARLINGS
$6.75; FEW FAT E:WES.q300 TO $3.50,
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I1I:00 A.M.
CATTLE: YEARLINGS, LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS STEADY TO STRONG; HEAVY STEERS
------ SLOW, FEW SALES ABOUT STEADY, LITTLE ACTION ON MODERATE SUPPLY OF GRASS-
ERS AND CAKE-FEDS; -UTCHER SHE-STOCK STEADY; BULLS STRONG TO 250 HIGHER; VEALERS
AND CALVES FULLY 506 HIGHER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG-
SUPPLY MOSTLY STOCK CALVES AND YEARLINGS, EARLY TOP $8.50 ON CHOICE AROUND 9q
STEERS; SEVERAL LOADS LIGHT STEERS. $e35 TO $7.75, HEAVY STE-:RS 1/0 TO 1421,
S.?_25; BULK STEERS AMD YEARLINGS OF VALUE TO SELL AT Q50 TO $7.75b.FED YEARLING
HEIFERS AND IXED LOTS 872- 5 TO $8.00 MOST GRASS COWS _30(Q TO0 4 35; LOW-CUTTERS
AND CUTTE j b.0 UU00; VEALERS $i.5 DON, BULLS $3.25 TO $4 9Q; YEARLI NG
STOCKERS $6U TO (7UUU AROUND 4 LOADS LIGHT STOCK HEIFER CALVESS #o600; OTHER .
STEER CALVES P590, .
HOGS: EAlLY TRADE UNEVEN, STEADY TO I0. LOWER THAN FRI DAYS AVERAGE; UNDER-
--'- WEIGHTS AND HEAVIES SHOWING LOSS; CLOSING DULL WITH BIG PACKERS 1NAt IVE;
`7'P 720_ON 190 .TO 22L, ESIRABLE I|0 TO 230$ 7.00 TO 6720; FEW 240 TO 29,
20 TO $6,90;. 30 TO50? 6o75 TO $6T90; SOWS STEADY, P4.50 TO G5.25; STeCK PIGS
SQARCE, STEADY, FEW $S.75'TO $7(00.-EYT
SHEEP: LAMBS ACTIVE, 25 TO 35A HIGHER, SORTING LIGHT* ODD LOTS.SHEEP STEADY TOP
-- NATIVE LAMBS $7.60, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY 7*25 TO $7*50
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00A.M.
CATTLE! NATIVE STEERS IN LIBERAL SUPPLY QUALI TY MOSTLY GOOD, INDICATIONS STEADY
---"-- TO LOWER ON STEERS- MIXED YCARLfNGS AND HEIFERS WITH A.FEW _PENI1NG.SALES
STEA Y; OOWSTUFF AND WESTERN STEERS.OPEN ING RIEADY; BULLS.STEADY TO 25 LOWER; VEAL-
FlNATIVE STEERSTOSVnL9S
R$.jI ,25 .LOWER; FEW NATIVE STEENS $7.-5 TO $7.50; SEVERAL CARS 0ULAHOMA G RSSERS
$5 TO $K.5,96 FAT.MI D YEARLLNGS AND HEIFERS DOWNWA R FROM i8OU COWS -t_.db TO
U, LOW-CUTTERS $%60U TO $2.25, TOP MEDIUM BULLS 45,5# GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS

HEP 'EW FAT YEL NS ANHEIETRSO ADO RM7 50" PACKERS BIDDING STEADY
OGS-' SLOW, UNEVEN, 10 TO 25 F LOWER, LATER SAL K GENEL DS MOUjLY AT 20 ToH25
FT E DECLINE; PIGS ABO I BGhK HEU T K 160 T3TV C82 LQ PRIME
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"MARKET MENS SERVICE
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209,
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT TUESDAY JULY 14, 1931,
TODAYlS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN M.ARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER OtLRECT*tHR-U*-
FORT WORTH ,4 688 228P** 3
KANSAS CITY 888 2
SHt CAGO 7,00 2,000 17,80 001 0 7,000 2
"ATIONAL STOCKYARDS 9 4 0 0 ,g0 8 *00 "200
1 MAH A 9%0so0
OK LAHOMA CITY 9 0 -500 300
SIOux CITY 4;500 200 8000 4,500
T JOSEPH2600 14200 6 500 94000
T4 PAUL 90 40 90 0
v I ,H I TA .4oo .200 703 ...
E0VER .. 400, 50 .100 7,200.
TOAL MARKEs QQ I tQ AQ 4880 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
TON WEEK AGOIiK MARKETS 80 DO 6 ,5 DIRECT AND THRU HQGS
TO 'DATE THIS WEEK 2,>5QQ l8,?5 .1R 1QQQ 1 g qR8Q INCLUDED IN.THE DAYS
3AME PERIOD LAST WEEK 1U 5,U 1,30 ,U ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
**TODAYIS ESTIMATEDoSHEEPRECEIPTS rNCLUDr 266 SHEEP ON
THnU KILLING AT FORT WOrTH
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, MONDAY, JULY 13, .1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 3,251 I,089 ;1,297 4.781.
TOTAL SHIPMENTS t,059 --- 499 1`263
TACKER PURCHASE 1,641 773 1,153 4;576
F:T.WORTH ACTUAL0TUESDAYWK AGO 247 147
T WORTHH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO 7593 9
FORT '!ORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET TUESDAY JULY 14, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 PoM.)
CATTLE: SLAUGHTER STEERS'ENCrOUNTErED A DI4LL, EARnISH DEMAND ,HERE TODAY AND
PPRICES SETTLED AT WEAK TO LOWER LEVELS, AVERAGING AROUND 25 CENTS
LOWER FOR THE TWO DAYS. A SLOW, PEDDLING MARKET DEVELOPED IN OTHEr CLASSES OF
CATTLE, ALTHOUGH r.OME OF THE DETTE1 GRADES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS MOVED AT STEADY-
RATES AND LITTLE CHANGE WAS OBSERVED IN PRICES PAID FOR CUTTER AND-LOW-CUTTEl COWS.
3UTCHER AND oEEF COlVS RULED WEAK TO AROUND 15 CENTS LOWER, WITH OCCASIONAL SALES
SHOWING DECLINES OF AS MUCH AS 25 CENTS. ',
THE DAVIS CATTLE RECEIPTS WERE POSTED AT ONLY"2,200"HEAD AND CALF SUP-
PLIES WERE LIMITED TO ADOUT 40U HEAD. SLAUGHTER STEERS PREDOM)NATCD IN THE..CATTLE
7UN AND THE OFFERINGS OF THIS CLASS INCLUDED SEVERAL LOADS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD FED
STEERS. Mr-NINO DIDS AND SALES IN THE STEER MARKET WERE REPORTED FnOtI 6$4 00
TO $6.40 AND SEVERAL LOADS OF FED STEERS WER ,OF VALUE TO SELL FROM AROUND bbU TO
$6,oo, THE T;WO LOADS OF GOOD FED STEERS AT )6*40 WERE FEEDLOT MATES TO CATTLE THAT
SOLD LATE YESTERDAY AT 6.50 STRAIGHT GRASS CATTLE RANGED ON DOWNt TO $4'. 00, NOON
CLEARANCE I NCOMPLEToE. A rE"W bESIRACLE !LAUGHr T^ EARL?.GS .CANGED'HANDS FROM _J75
TO $7.50, SOME GOOD HEAVIES SELLING UP T5 THE LATTER PRICE. ,THE PLAINER GRADES OF
SLAUHT-ER YEARLINGS WERE .CATERED'MOSTLY UNDER $5.75 INCLUDING SORTS OF BUTCHERR
H'EIFERS AROUN D AND UNDER ,5. UU .... .
THE EVEN MONEY, $4.0. WAS PAID FOR A FEW GOOD FAT COWS AND 0tTCHER
GRADES FOUND AN OUTLET. MOSTLY FROM-.4.00 TO $325. OTTTERS SOLD AROUND $2. 5 .AN.D
TWO LOADS OF LOW-CUTTERS WERE REPORTED AT $2.UU'-AND .1f5,l AliSO A FEW STRONG WEI GHTS
UP TO 32.25. SCAt'CITY OF SAUSAGE DULLS PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN THiS'
DIVISION OF THE TRADE AND VERY LITTLE BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOCK CATTLEr..N.
COUNTRY ACCOUNT FOR THE SAME REASON. DEMAND FOR STOCKERS CONTINUES QUIET.
LAUGHTER CALVES DREW LOWER 0IDDS AND HAD TO SELL, IN MOSTOASES, AT
DECLINES OF A'OUT ,5 CENTS. MARKET ACTION PROVED DULL THROUGHOUT THE FOF ENOON, EVEN
THOUGH RECEI PTS 'VERE OF LI GHT VOLUME. TWO LOADS OF GOOD MEDI UM WEI GHT CALVES MOVED
ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT ^5.75 AND A FEW GOOD HEAVIES DROUGHT .0AN.Q$6.25. T-ItE PLAIN-
rR GRADES OF WEIHTY'SLA R CALVES WERE LISTED FROM DOWN INCLUDING
CULL SORTS FROM T2.0U) TO $3A00ROD 0
HOGS: LOGAL HOG RECEIPTS F'OR TODAY WERE;,STI MATED EARLY AT 300 HEAD AND THE
ESTIMATE WAS LATER INCREASEDTO 0U HEAD. "MRNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED
308 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ADOUT 300 TRUCK HOGS.. NO RAIL HOGS WERE SHOWN


ON THE OPEN MARKET.
SMALL KILLERS DOUGHT MOST OF THE GOOD TRUCK HOGS AND PRICES RULED
STEADY TO 10 CENTS LOWER, THE DAYS TOP OF $7.25 WAS PAID FREELY DY SMALL KILLERS"
FOR GOOD TRU'K HOGS D0 OrT OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO. 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS
MOVED FROM 7 .10 TO ,,S A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $4.50 AND $4.75,
ADOUT STEADY.
SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAM3 SUPPLIES MOVED,.ARLY TODAY WITIN PRICES STEADY TO
., --, SSTRONG. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 2,20U HEAD INCLUDED 06Ub. HEAD ON
THROUGH KILLING. SEVERAL DECKS OF GOO2 FAT LAMOS SOLD AT $5.50 AND $5.75 AND THE
LOWER GRADES OF FAT LA ,S..MOVED, AT 5o0.0 ToP QUALITY LAMOS WERE LACKIN SORTS OF
FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $13,75 AND"A FEW 2-YEAR--OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD AT ,3.... Two
DECKS OF AGED FAT WVETHERS DROUGHT $2.50.

SPECIALL ,ESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET NEFORT'
SKANSAS CITY M.ARKET--JULY 14, i931 .
AROUND 15 LOADS GRASS CATTLE IN RUN. GENERALLY STEADY ON ALL GLASSES,
NUMEROUS LOADS TXAS CAKE-FED STEERS 6.0 TO 6.S,; STRAIGHT GAE 5
MOST GRASS COWS 3.0.0 TO 65; CUTTER GRADES Q 3, 0 3 00' DULLS y3.?5_
PRACTICAL TOP VEALES T SHORT LOAD CHOE TO SEER CALVES -
*CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 14, 1931.
so ONE' LOAD THIN FLESHED MEDIUM GRADE MONTANA GRASS STEERS TO FEEDER
EALERS 5. THSE SCALING A'DOUT 0 U-HIN COWS Arr6VING WITH MONDAY'S CONSICG-.
DEA ER 3,00 TH L S L "- ";- :" 50.MOS'" ,', nA S ." .. .. c
MENT MONTANA GRASSERS,_ LATE.THA,$T 04 2.25 TO.,, O MOSGRASS.COWS 3.5O
TO f4)50 GRAIN-FEDS ',.0UU TO b.OO; FEW CHOICE I26uLv OFFERINGSo 3.0; MOST GRA__ ..-
,-IEIF.RS m. TO $3 GO. TODAYIS TRADE EASY, EDGE DEING OFF GENERAL MARKET BECAUSE OF
SNCR EAED'"ECEIPT' ATTRACTED nRECFENT SHA P ADVANCE ON ALL GRADES AND CLASSES OF
CATTLE; MOST NATIVE GRASS COWS $4-.5r0 TO p6.00 ON STOCKER ACCOUNT; REPLACEMENT DUYING
STILL NARROW, 'PARTLY DECAUGE OF VERY NA4ROW SELECTION.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS E. ST.LouiS MARKET--JULY 14, 19SI 31
rECCIPTSr TODAY 44 CARS, AGAINST 16 LAST TUESDAY; MARKET SLOW WITH
SALES UP TO NprQHOU"T .!T, A)Y TO A SH-APE LOER ,N STEFRS; HEIFERS AND COVS.ITADY)
RTEE ED 3&b LARGELY 5yo. T 0 ; CARS TEXAS HEIFERS 5
G6.65; OKLAHOMA COWS $3,75- TO $4.40.
ST. JOSEPH MARKET-JULY 14, 1*310.
'.EST-rN GRASS CATTLE 9 LOADS; ALL STEERS; WEAK TO 25' LOWER;3 LOADS
GriTHEATTE.5 A nAT LOAND
rXCFPTIONALLY WELL FINISHED TEXAS STRAIGHT GRASSERS $6.0, THERE KANSAS AT ?5.35 AND
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MA,\! CHICAGO 'MARKET--I10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLING.TRADE MOSTLY STEADY; KILLING QUALITY LEq- '.S'r;A-
B---- SLE THAN MONDAY BUT WATERFILLS MORE LIBERAL' MARKET RATHER SLO-nW. i T-;,\.
SUGGESTING THAT EDGE. IS OFFr GENERAL TRADE; HIGHLY FINISHED LIGHT CATTLE -.,r'A F,.
Up TO $.00 BEING PAID FOR 737.XXED STEERS AND. HEIFERS PRACTICAL TOP $'J.c',, T.!-
PARATI XELY LITTL SELLING.DELOW $7.25; BEST WEtGHTY STEERS EARLY $M.25, DULK (.:U.G
AT 7.25 TO 8.0 ',MO"E SHE-STOCK IN RUN, THA TRADE SLOWOUT MOSTLYSTEADY; U'JL.S
FULLY STEADY VEALERS 50 TO f.OU LOWER AT 07.50 TO 9S.50, FEW Q$*0UU, ONLY SPE, AL-
T-'ES.DRINGIN& o,50 EARLY, ..
HOGS: CHOI CE HOGS SCARCEv- DEMAND ACTIVE ON WEIGHTS BELOW 230'# TO SHIPPERS, MCGSTL\
--- STEADY WI-.TH. MONDAY S AVERAGE ON WEIGH S-DELOW 2308 TO SHIPPERS, MOSTLY
STEADY WITH MONDAYIS AVERAGE; WEIGHTS ABOVE 250i VERY ERRATIC, MOSTLY STEADY TO 1U0
1,'N-m"- -TKND g" J AI)8O& BTE:AD 9OD
HIGHER, POTS D'MQE HIGHE ON 7DST KIND PAKI SOWS- NDSTAD OD TO
I T0E TI: 7O MOSTLY O7H0TZOT O U-. T ^ PTGO OSTY
o3.65 TO .T5; PACKING SOWS 325 TO 50 s 4.35 TO 5. 5, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS UPWARD
TO $5.65, BUTCHER COWS UPWARD TO $5.80.
SHEEP: MOST CLASSES STEADY TO STRONG; NATIVE LAMBS SHADE HIGHER IN INSTANCES;
~--- *" RANGERS.UNSOLD; ,EARLY BULK G YD TO CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMBS $8.00'
TO! 8.25 TO PACKERS, SEVERAL DECKS 8. TO YARD TRAEpRS AND ITYV DUTCHERS, SOME
HELD HIGHER, BUCKS MO TL $7.-00 TO 7.2S, THRlWOUTS 4.550 TO $5.50, FEW NATIVE
SLAUGHTER EWES $3.00 TO 3.50. .
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I :Q00 A.M.
CATTLE: EARLY TRADE CONFINED LARGELY TO GOOD AND CHOICE LIGHT YEARLINGS, THESE IN
-GOOD DEMAND AT STEADY PRICES; GENERALLY STEADY TREND PREVAILING ON FED
STEERS AND GRAS-ERS; SHE-STOCK BULLS AND STOCK CATTLE .STEADY* VEALERS AND CALVES
STEADY T-) STRONG; EARLY LOP 0- ON CHOICE AROUND 9U00 YEARLING STEERS; YEARLING
HEIFERS AN MIXED LOTS (.2' 5 Tn p8.f0; -3ULK -STEER1SAND YEARLINGS OF VALUE TO SELL AT
50 TO UU, FEW S.H TEXAS CAKE-FEDSTEERS $665. GRASS CQWS MOSTLY $3.50 TO
$4,65, CUTTER GRADES L75 TO $3.00, MEDIUM BULLS $3.25 TO 4.0UU; PRACTICAL TOP .
VEALERS $7.00, FEW 3Q00U, SHORT LOAD CHOICE 498U STOCK STEER CALVES $)6.75.
HOGS: FAI activeVE, STA To 18 4 THAN MONDAY' aAVERUP
----. ONF ',F UP; TOP VTa.S ON TO [# DESIRABLE 170. TO 4U 6. TO U0
25Q TO 324 ,6.15 T Q G85 MO 60 6.85 TO $7.10; PACKING SOWS 4..'50 TO $5L.;
STOCK .PIGS .:STEADY, $s Y67 Tt) 7.. .l
SHEEP: LAMBS ACTIVE, 10 TO Ib HIGHER; SHEEP AROUND 500 UP; TOP NATIVE LAMBS.
-7.75, -3ETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7.50 TO $7.75, TEXAS WETHERS $3,50.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9: 50, A.M.
CATTLE: TRADE SLOW ON ALL CLASSES; VEALERS 25f HIGHER AT $8.25; EARLY SALES OF
OTHER CATTLE AROUND STEADY; INDICATIONS STEADY ON DESIRABLE LIGHT WEI GHT
STEERS AND LOWER-I ON W- GHTY DESCRIPTIONS; TOP I ,024 YEARLING STEERS $8.50, A F-W
"ES ERN GRASS STEERS .50 AND 35.75; COWS LARGELY 3.25 TO 3.75 LOW-CUTTER 175
TO $2.25; TOP MEDIUM ULLS 4.25-. L
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, LIGHTER WEIGHTS STEADY TO 10 LOWER THAN MONDAYIS AVERAGE,
--- "MEDIUM'AN D HEAVYWEIGHT DUTCHERS STEADY TO I -OHER P _LS UNCHANGED;
TOr $76E3 BULK 170 TO2EO Y7.5gk F S.AES TO. 7. bU M 2OST.3U TO
,7 70 OTO 7.35: AROUND 36p VAEl GHTS ,bU; IOU TO IUMU. 7.0 TO .25, sOWs
MOSTLY 84.50 TO -5.25, FEW UP TO 5.50. '
SHEEP:, ALY SALES; GENERALLY ASKING 50. HIGHER; FEW BIDS ON DESI RABGLE LAMBS
0.0 TO o775, STRONG TO ?.5 HIGHER, INDICATIONS STEADY ON SHEEP.
FORT 'WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E.: ST.LOUIS
LOSE CLCLO 0SE CLOSE


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ROASTING IG EXCLUDED'
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SLA'.UGHTER CATTLE. CALVES AND VEALERS,


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.... ^- UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ..
BIJREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS :::?
MARKET NEVS SERVICE ......
27 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209,

S. DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT -" WEDNESDAY JULY 15,9 1931.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETSs
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL. TIME) ... H
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER. iRE.CTQ THRu,-*
FQRT:WlORnTH 00Q. 'O ;.5Q Q >>r
ANSAS CITY ,3 70
CHICAGO 1t,000. 3,500 4o000n 15;000 4,000 3,000
\:ATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,800 1,200 5,000- 2,500 300 1,400
D4AHA. 9i000 300 '15000 12,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 1,300 500 450 250 133
ilOUX CITY 500 '100 8,5 6500
5 () ;1.8 8 6' 00 "
1T. JOSEPH $o o 400 .4,uuu. 6,800
3T PAUL 2,300 2,700 -8;500, 1,00'
'VI CH ITA 4Q0 *2QQ j700 2C.0
DENVER*9 00 -1,|00, 3,4Q0O ,
TOTAL || MAvKETS .42,30 10,200 550: 56,650 *APAr;OXI MATE NUMQEr OF
ON WYEEK AGO,11 MARKETS 31 ;850 7,225 57;700 33; 100 .DI RECT AND.THRU HOGS
TOn DATE THIS WEEK 135,800 29,025 232,550 156,450- INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
3AME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK 106,950 22,275 196,000 121,050 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMEN'S AND.PACKER FnURCHASES, TOESDAY 'JULY -4. 193|..
CATTLE CALVES .HOGS. SHEEP -
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 2,762 607 602 2;281
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 727 104 r_ ,I74
"AQKER FURCHASES 1 435 308 3483 ,0 40
:T.AJORTH ACTUAL 9WEDNESDAYVWK AGO 2,278 377 142 249
f-T.WORTH ACTUALWVEDNESDAY,YR, AGO 4,019 1,560 458 3,024"
:FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MA-KET WEDNESDAY JULY 15s' 131

(BASED ON. MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED 'UP TO 1:- 0 Pi4,.'.".
CATTLE: FAIRLY LIDERAL SUPPLIES OF CATT-LE WERE OFFERED HE RE TODAY', MORNING
ESTIMATES CALLING "FOR 3,000 CATTLE AND 500 CALVES.- THE CATTLE OFFER-
INGS CONSISTED MOSTLY OF GRASS STEERS AND MIXEO LOADS OF PLAIN DU*'CHER CLASSES;
TRADE PROVED SLOW .IN MOST CLASSES AND' NUMEROUS LOADS OF GRASS STEEPS
A.\ND FAT COWS REMAINED .JNSOLD AT NOON, FAT STEERS SOLD AT PRICES WEAK TO. 15 CENTS
yOWER, OUT MOST 31DS W--RE FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER ODD: HEAD OF FED .STEERS MOVED AT
._,25 AND $55.50 ANO TWO LOADS OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND $5*85& REMAINED IN FIRST HANDS
AT A LATE HOUR. A FEW &LOADS OF LbWER GRADE GRASS.FA-T STEERS MOVE) FROM $3.50 TO
:485, INCLUDING FOUR LOADS AT $3085. QUALITY'WAS LACKING )N THE' LIMITED SUPPLY OF
YEARLINGS OFFERED AND SA-LES OF LOWER GRADE YEARLINGS' APPEARED A.A-OUT-, STEADY. SOME
HEAVY GRASS HEIFERS SOLr AT 5.50, WITH 0br HEAD' UP TO $6.00. PACKAGE LOTS OF MEDIUM
QUALITY YEARLINGS MOVED FROM'$5,0. TO $6.00 AND A FEW COMMON LOTS OF YEARLINGS
MOVED AT -.TQ, MORNING SALES OF SHE-STOCK APPEARED ABOUT STEADy, ONE LOAD-.O .
HOIC-E %FAT TC-, THE BE'7T SHOWN HERE IN A PERIOn OF rKONTHS, SOLD LATE AT $4.65.
THEIR R SMALL LOTS OF-FAT COWS WERE'REPORTED FRQOA $3.00 TO 3 50 AN SOME BUTCHER
COWS SOLD AT $2,75o CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS MOVED FROM $i)/5 TO $2.25.
OWING TO THE SCARCfTY OF ,DULLS /4ND STOCKERS AND FEEDERS IN THE DAYiS
R.:CEI'PTS, TRADE IN THESE DIVISIONS OF T4E'.MARKET REMAINED POORLY TESTED.' A FEW
PACKAGE LOT SALES OF STOCK STEERS AND YEAR}LINGQ WERERtPORTED FROM $4.50'TO $5 50,
"ACKERS TRIED TO 3VY SLAUGHTER CALVES"LOWERn'.UT ORDER BUYERS BOUGHT
MOST OF THE CALVES AT STEADY PRICEI A.LOAD OF HEAV,? CALVES MOVED AT $5.75 AND
LOAD LOTS OF LIGHT WEIGHT CALVESWERE REPORTED FROM $5.75 TO $6.25. CULL SORTS
SOLD USUALLY AROUND $2,50 TO 3 00,
HOGS: ONLY 300 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TQDAYtSLOCAL TRADE. Ar1RIVALS IN-
CLUDED ABOUT 120 TRUCK .HOG'S AND A LOAD AND TWO PART LOADS OF RAIL


HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET, THE RAIL HOGS WERE MOSTLY .MIXED OFFERINGS.
A-IGHER HOG PRICES W.ER5 REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS AND LOCAL VALUES
RULED STRONG' TO I| CENTS HIGHER.' SMALL I LLER. 3 PAID ;$7*30,'"THE :DAY- S TOP, FOR A FEW
TRUCK HOGS AN") 3ULK OF THE GOOD TO CHOICE'LIG4HT'AD MEDIUM WErIGHT, TRUCK HOGS MOVED
AT .7,25. A PART LOAD OF MIXED GRAD-E RAIL DUTGKERS, AVERAGING 2P20PO.UNDS, SOLD AT
A720 AND MIXED GOADE LIGHT WEIGHTS SOLD AT *7'00* rACKING SOWS WERE SCARCE*.
SHEEP: SEEP AND. LAMB SUPPLIES HER.. TODAY'V'ESTI MATED AT, 1 ,800 HEAD, INCLUDED
NINE DECKS OF FAT LAMF.S RECEIVED IN THE RAIL SECTION AND ADOUT 500
HEAD OF MIXED AGES ARRIVING DY TRUCK, LOWER. L.AM? PRICES WERE REPORTED AT OTHER
MARKETS AND LOCAL PACKERS 31D 50 CENTS LOWER FOR FA'T LAMB-DS DURING EARLY, ROUNDS. MOST
"SF THE FAT LAMBS MOVED BEFORE NOON AT PRICES FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER, BEST FAT LAMDS
BROUGHT -5,50 AN3 OTHER SALES OF FAT LAM3S WERE REPORTED AT 5500 AND 'S.25. THERE-
WERE PRACTI CALLY NO GOOD FAT YEAR I NGS OR WETHERS OFFERED.

SFECIALI WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET REPORT "
KANSAS CIITY M4ARKET--JULY 15, 1931,
GRASS STEERS SLOW, STEADY TO.WEAK; AROUND 30 LOADS IN RUN; NUMEROUS
LOADS UNSOLD'LATE;*MOT TEXAS GRASS STEERS 5.25 TO oU,00; DUTCHEI COWS MOSTLY 25c
LOWER AT .25 TO CUTTER GRADES |* 5j TO $2.75;. ULLS STEADY TO STRONG, $3.25
TO $4,00; VEACERS AND CALVES 500 TO b00 LOWER; LAT TOP $6.50 FOR VEALERS; STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS AO-"UT STEADY, LOADS YEARLING STOCKERS 5, .
CHI CAGO MARKET--JULY 15, 1931.
TWO -LOAD 737- MOj,/NTANA GRASS STEERS TO FEEDER BUYERS AT 75 ,IHESE
CATTLE IN THIN FLEGH ^UT FAIRLY WELL BRED; MOST NATIVE STOCK STEERS ni4 5 TO 5 50O
WITH QUALIFIED LIGHT KINDS UP TO 6.O00; COUNTRY DEMAND CONTINUES NARROW BUT TRADE
RELIEVES MORE THIN CATTLE COUND FIND REPLACEMENT OUTLET AT CURRENT PRICES; MOST '
KILLING GRASS NATIVES 5.50 TO $6.50, SUPPLY NOT BROAD ENOUGH TO GOAROUND; 66 HEAD
[2837 TEXAS GRASSERS UT OF KANSAS PASTURES $6.00; SOME 1,310# BRAHMA- BRED OFFER NGS
5'50; G"ASS COWS AND HEI FERS WEAK TO 25( LOWER 3BUT MARKET BROAD FOR ALL GRADES OF
LIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS, THESE SELLING MOSTLY AT $5.00 TO Q6,50; GRASS FAT COWS )3,*25
TO $4. 50,
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST'LoUI's) MARKET_--JULY 15, 1931.
RECEIPTS TODAY 27' CARS. QTEE 8 AGAINST 6 LAST WEDNESDAY; MARKET
STEADY TO 15V LOW1,0 RANGE'"4.S TO .oU, BULK $4.30 TO $5.50
ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 15, 1931,.
'WESTERN GRASS CATTLE 12 LOADS, ALL STEERS, 15 TO F5r. LOWER; 9 LOADS
KANSAS STRAIGHT GRASSES 5.25, 3 LOADS TEXAS $51 So

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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVEcTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY JULY 15, i931.
CHIC,",GO MARKET-- I 0:50 A.M.
C.CATTLE: COMPARATIVELY. LIGHT SUPPLY"'FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS IN RUN; INCREASED RE-
--. CEI PTS COMPRISING GRASSY COWS AND BUTCHER HEIFERS FOR MOST PART; ALL LIGHT
STEE.E AND YEARLINGS ADOUT STEADY WITH TUESDAY; SOME I NDETWIEEN GRADES WITH WEIGHT IF
TO ? LOWER; MEOIUta WEt GHT -AND .WEI GHTY STEERS STEADY TO WEAK WITH TUESDAY' S CLOSE
OR MOSTLY 251 UNDER MONDAY : FEW SHE-STOCK 'STEADY TO 25 LOWER' GRASSY KNDS FULLY
25e OFF; DULLS'TFpADY TO 10. LOWE AND VEALERS GETTING 1 DS 0 TO I .00 LOWER; DEST
rED YEALINGS S HEAFEq So.50; WEIGHTY STEERS $8.00 *TO I, ,EEg D
YEARLING CROP $7.0 TO $R., 5; STOCKERSS SCARCE, FIRM, MOSTLY .5 TO 5b*75 ( U
y;ONTANAS ATOUTSI'DEPRICE,. CE, F MS 0
kIOGS: AKETATE OSLY 0 TO TrA ..HI GHER THAN TUESDAY AVErAGEGODTO
YIO 65 An 5 30GT
----- CHOICE 170 TO 220 '50 TO ?7.65 AR ,LY TOp TO523r pTO8U- T6O TO
7. S0; 290 TO.3,2 S.5'TQ .70 40 o 16 7.-25 TO it5pl L5GS 6.7 TO )15*
ASKING Qw -.6 m O SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS UPWARD TO 5.75 AN ABOVE; EXTREME
HEIGHTS ..0DOWN*. WEG S L S I '
*,SHEEP: FAT LAM3S MOSTLY 250 'LOWER EARLY.;- OTHER CLASSES VERY SCAROEAtWEAKj Nb
'"-- "MUCH IFE IN GENERAL TRADE; GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVE LAMOS $7,75 TO U.U- TO
PACKERS, DEST $aoiT TQ Cl TY DUtCHFpS. SPME, HETD "HIGHER.; RANGERS U-NA0O; *NAiV &UCKS
COSTLYLY 56.75'TO $7.25, THROWOUTS +4,0 TO $5.bU, FEW NATIVE EWES $.50 TO bU0
'. :' ,;' ~'* KANSAS CITY MARKET-- I :00--A.M. -'
BATTLEE: EARLY TRADE CONFINED TO YEARLINGS, GENERALLY STEADY GENERALLY STEADY" FEW
EARLY SALES TEXAS GRASS .STEERS AZOUT STEADY; EARLY.1IDS AND A FEW SALES'
WEAK TO 25 LOWER ON FED STEERS; pUYERS- INDIFFERENT ON' HEAVY STEERS; BUTCHER COWS
WEAK, TENDING LOVER; 3ULLS STEADY TO .-STRONG; FEW VEALEr.S AND CALVES TO SMALL PACKERS
AND ORDER BUYERS A3OUT STEADY, I1G PACKEg QLDDING 50 TQ ',.00 LOWER; STICKERS AND
FEEDERS SCCE,. A -r EADY, EARLY' TOP. 8.?b ON, CHOICE 93- LG EARL1N" MO.ST
* ,'eA- Li NGS S TO" W ,MOST FED STEER' TO SELL AT .5 TO F EXA GRASS-
@5.50.toAS.OOGRASS cCOWS $3.25 TO- 4.*, ..CUTTER GRADES $1' ^Sxoi3U0DUL
,3.2 TO $40.M; FV VEALERS EARLY UP TO ; 7.0U, PACKERS BIDDING $.5U'ON CHQ OLC KIND.
HOGS: ACTIVE AND UNEVEN, I10 TO 25.' HIGHER THAN. TUESDAY'S AVERAGE OP /. U ON
-.-- .90 TO 230,. DESIRADLE IS TO 250 $7.00 TO $7.35; 260 TO 3/ri 6.50 TO
$8.90; 3950, UTCHERS' $5..75 SOW'S $4;65"T0 '$5.40; STOOK PIGS STEADY, $6,5 TO $7.I 5.
SHEEP: LAM3S 205 TO '506 LOWER, "SHEEP At3OUT STEADY. TOP NATIVE LAMBS 0 7.50, BETTER
"-' GRADES MOSTLY $7.00 TO $7.50, DAHOS 700 FEW WETHERS $3.50.
: .. NATIONAL STOCKYAIDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.*
CATTLE; :FED STEERS SCARCE, EARLY SALES NATIVE AND WESTERNS. STEADY; MIXED YEARLIN'GS
,* AND HEIFERS' AQTfI'VE,. STEADY TO 250 HIGHER; COW STUFF AND DULLS STEADY;
OPENING VEALER SALES 750 LOWER AT $7.50, SOME UNSOLD; EARLY NATIVE STEER SALES
pALR7SLO WER AT ASSOMTER ,0.55bTO )0. IND UAL HgAD
G.7 5T 08872F TEA SGRS
O IFWUPWARD Q.W 68* OCFW ^ 25 TO p R LW-C TOERULTnLDGEL B0 T 2.25,
O EIFE PADTO 0 OS RL Oy.
TOP MEDIUM ULLS WUE L .
HoQasi .250 HI GHER 'THA USAiSAEA ;o 7.0 ~ ALOD
L Y. TO4. D; MAJORITY L70 TO 2 7L_ 65 TO), .7 7b2. UTO bUr q)7.4U TO
.,7.'60; 270. 7.25, .WEI-GHTIER KINDS'LACKING; fO TO 50# $7.25 TO. $7.75'; SOWS MOSTLY
4.75 TO N.;05 RANGE 4.56 TO .5.75.
HEEP: No EARLY SA!UES; PACKERS BIDDING 500 LOWER:OR MOSTLY n70 AND DOWN FOR
DESI RA3LE.LAriS-GENERALLY ASKING SAS IY E. STILOUIS
FORIT '118PH GO' 0,-,-. KANSAS':O1 TY E. ST2.LOU.lS
(SOFT .CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOG S: SOT R IL OGS AND' .
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MED WVT 20-2202 'GD-CH .. 7.25-
2 T 2202 50 Q-GD-CH 7,/0-
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S290-35 GD-OH 6.20-
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Av COST & NWTJTUES. (PIGS EXCL) 7.16-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NPEWS SERVICE
;, FORT 'IORTH,; TEXAS


"TELEPHONE: 6-2209,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY JULY 16, 1931,
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS or LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETSv
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


O'RT WORTH
K'ANSAS CIlTY
GH CAGO
\1ATI"ONAL STOCKYARDS
OM4AHA
tKLAHOMA CI TY
St-oux CITY
STr JOSEPH
STi PAUL
WI 6HHITA
TENVER
TOTAL I I MARKETS
.)Nt WEEK AGO,(I MARKETS
TO DATE THIS WEEK
AME PERIOD LAST WEEK


CATTLE CALVES HoGS SHEEP
2,oo000 500 300 1 30O
2,200 600 3,000 4,000
6,500 2,000 19,000 12i000
,700 800 6,000 2;500
;000 200 16,000 14;500
.900 500 700 300
2,500 ... 100 12,-000 2,000
t00 O 50 3,000 2;500
1,600 1,200 6,000 "800
.300 100 1,200. ,200
.900 00 o 2,2QO 1 ,700
24;600 6;250 69i400 41;800
25;500 5800 65,100 43;700
160,400 35,275 "301,950 198,250
132,450 28',075 261,100 164,750


HOLDOV-ERB


4,000


DIIRECTW THRU*


40
5,000
400


600


':400

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


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, WEDNESDAY, JULY 15' 193L
CATTLE :CALV ES HOGS SHEEP
AL RECEIPTS 3,588 58 217 2i048
kL SHIPMENTS 1Q4I 47 --. .
,ER PURCHASES 539 I 13 1,953

fORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,WVK AGO. i9715 881. 381 958
VORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,YR AGO ,188 1,330 412 :2,033

FORT WORTH-LIVES'TOCK MARKET THURSDAY --JULY.i&2-931
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALS''REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)


CATTLE: ANOTHER DULL AND GENERALLY WEAK MARKET DEVELOPED IN CASTLE. HERE
TODAY, WITH OCCASI ONAL, SALES OF -SLAJUGHTER STEERS AND BUTCHER COWS
SSHOWING SMALL DECLINES, PLAIN ANP OCMON. GR D1... .rS'$U TEi.TE! r)RME <
SULK OFr THE DAYS CATTLE RECEiPTS, POtTtD AT* EAD. '
SEVERAL CARS OF tOMMON"G.RASSE3S SOLp'AAT $3,'5 AND $3.-65, AND A FEW
SHORT-FED CATTLE 'WERE REPORTED AT $5',45. OTHER SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS INCLUDED
SOME VERY PLAIN GRADES AT $4.00-AND $4.1 5.. TRADE IN FAT YEARLINGS CARRIED A TOP OF
$8.50, THIS PRICE PAID FOR A FEW HEAD OF LITTLE CATTLE THAT GRADED CHOICE. SORTS
SOFr' LAUGHTER DEALINGS IN LESS ATTRACTIVE GRADES SOLD FROM AROUND $6.00 DOWN.
GOOD FAT COWS WERE VERY SCARCE AND NO BUSINESS OF CONSEQUENCE WAS
TRANSACTED ABOVE THE $4.00 LEVEL. BOTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $3. 00 tO
$3.25: AND SOME* LOW-CUTTERS MOVED AT $2.00. OWING TO THE- PRONOUNCf'D CArCI TY OF
BULLS, VALUES WERE VERY POORLY TESTED IN THIS DIVISION OF THE. TRADE*.
COUNTRY DEMAND FOn CATTLE APPEARED DULL AND NARROW AT COST FIGURES
BARELY STEADY TO SLIGHTLY LOWER. RELATIVELY FEWORDtR.S, FOR STOCKERS WERE FILLED
"* .. .. '* '
DURING MORNING ROUNDS* ., .. .
TRADE IN SLAUGHTER CALVES PROVED DULL, DESPITE SHORT RECEIPTSI AND
FURTHER DECLINES OF 25 CENTS-*-OR MORE WERE SHOWN BY SALES REPORTED. A FEW GOOD
HEAVY FAT CALVES'l4OVED IN THE -$500 RANGE AND SMALL LOTS SOLD UP TO $6,00i BULK OF
THE.SLAUGHTER CALVES, RUNNING MOSTLY TO OFF-QUALITY GRADES SOLD FROM AROUND $5.00
DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTSFROM $2 50 TO $3.00.


HOGS: Ll#MITEt) SUPPLIES OF HOGS HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT PRICES STRONG TO
15 CENTS HIGHER. )RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 300 HEAD, INCLUDED ABOUT
100 TRUCK HOGS AND A SHORT LOAD OF RAliL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE DAY S TOP OF
$7,45 WAS PAID 9V SMALL KILLERS FOR A FEW TRUCK HOGS AND BULK OF THE BETTER GRADES
OF 170 TO 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM $7.25 TO $7.40.Q PACKERS STOPPED AT $7.35
ON TRUCK.HOGS ANO PAID THE SAME PRICE FOR -A PART 'LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE 76-POUND*
RAIL HOGS. A FEr'IV PACKING SOWS MOVED AT $4, 50 AND $4.75, OR STEADY,


SHEEP: TODAY S LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED AT ,300 HEAD
AND INCLUDED SEVEN DECKS RECEIVED IN THE RAIL SECTION. PACKER'S.
PLACED LOWER BIDS. ON EARLY ROUNDS, BUT HAD TO PAY STEADY PRICES FOn THE LIMITED
SUPPLY. A FEW DECKS OF GOOD 68 AND 69-POUND FAT LAMBS SbLD AT $5.25 AND $5,50Q
SORTS OF FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $3.75 'AND A FEW HEAD OF TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETIHER "
MOVED AT $3.25. SOME AGED FAT WETHERS BROUGHT $2.50. .



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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND NOTATIONS THURSDAY JULY 16, 193! -
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: DEMAND CONTINUES FAIRLY BROAD FOR ALL CLASSES AND GRADES LIGHT WEIGHT
STEERS AND YEARLINGS; MARKET ON SUCH KINDS MOSTLY STEADY BUT MEDIUM WEIGHT
AND WEIGHTY STEERS VERY SLOW AND UNEVEN; STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE KINDS STEADY .
OTHERS WEAK TO 25'LOWER, HIGH TEMPERATURES AND DEPRESSED MARKET ON WEIGHTY BEEF
BEARISH INFLUENCES; SHE-STOCK UNEVENLY STEADY TO '255 LQEER, ItGHT I'.T KI S,.
HOLDINq UP IN MAIN; BULLS STEADY TO WEAK AND FALRS 0,3 LOWER AT (.UU TO P ,,
MOSTLY' PRACTICAL TOP ON HEAVY SAUSAGE BULLS. 4-5; BEST FED YEARLING8 EARLY tr.bUt
fOME BID $8SO0 SEVEA. LOAD, L.LQHT HEIFR 1 ,.F77 TO 8.5, MOST WEIGHTY STEERS
PROMISE TO SELL AT 7.U00 TO 7..5U SOME /4G-t AVERAGES $7.75.
HOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE STRONG TO 10( HIGHER THAN WEDNESDAY!S AVERAGE B3ST
LIGHT WEIGHTS UP M. PACKING SOWS ABOUT STEADY; GOOD XO'CHOICEI1UTQ
?20# $7.55 TO$7. TOP $7.5; 230 TO 280 $65 TO $7.60; FEW 2 TO 3_ ; 6.4U
TO $6.75; GOOD TO OCE40TO cO I o160 $7.25 TO 7.50O BEST PGS .6,J5 TO $7.,0, PLAIN
KINDS b.E60 DOWN TO SO. U0 AND BELOW, PACKING SOWS 325 TO 5U00 $4.60 TO $5.4U, SMOOTH
LIGHT WEIGHTS UPWARD TO $5.75 AND ABOVE... '
SHEEP: FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY STEADY, SPOTS 10 TO 15( LOWER THAN WEDNESDAYtS
.77 $AVGE; NOTHING DONE ON RANGE : ; EARLY BULK GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVES
7.75 TO TO PACKR SEVERAL DECK T CI6Y BUTCHERS AND YARD TRADER;
UCK$ MOSTLY 6.7o5 TO 7._5, THROWOUTS $4.50 TO 55-;FEW FAT EWES $2800 TO $3*25#
KANSAS CInTY MARKET--10:55 A.M.
CATTLE: EXTREMELY GLOW, FEW EARLY SALES YEARLINGS ABOUT STEADY; MARKET PRACTICALLY
"-------" AT A TANDSTILL ON FED AND GRASS STEERS, TENDING LOWER; BUTCHER SHE-STOCK
WEAK TENDING LsIR" BULLS, 4:A ERS AND CALVES ABOUT STEADY; STQC KRS AI FEEDERS
SCARCE, TOP 1 8_ ON CHOICE oS7- HEIFER.. FEW.QTER YEARLIN6(S $7 .$Y, TOUCK
FCD STEERS AND YCA LI NGO TO SELL AT 600 TO BUTCHER COWS *00 0 09
CUTTER GRADES $4T.50 TO 92.7"; .BULLS 3.?5 TO 400; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $.
F1EW LIGHT WEIGHT STOCKERS $4.-5 TO $ 5
H6GS: UNEVEN 2404 DOV'N OPENED STEADY TO ST-RONG, CLOSING WEAK HEAVIER WEIGHT_
:- .DULL$ TO 15 LOWEn THAN .WEDNESDAYIS AVERAGE TOP z70745 ON 190 TO |021-;
rL.K DESI RA,,E,-0 T 4 7,10 TO 47G40; 250 25 ..35 J. TO $7W00; SOWS WEAK TO
L5? LOWERR, 0-56 TO $to.o5, STOCK PIG O STEADY, $6,75 TO Y,7,
SHEEP: EARLY STRENGTH LOST, KILLING CLASSES MOSTLY STEADY; TOP NATIVE LAMBS
..'-A n750tp.MOr3T SALES $(.00 TO p 7.35; CHOICE IDAHOS HELD AROUND j8.00;
T-X(AS YEARLINGS $4.50.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.STLOU IS)' MARKET--9:45 A.M..
CATTLE; NATIVE STEERS SCARCE,'STEADY, A VERY FEW $6.25 TO $8.00, NO WESTERN
CATTLE MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS AND VEALEflS STEADY T 250 HIGHER* OTHER
CLASSES STEADY TO STRONG; TOP MIXED YEARLINGS $9.00; MOST COWS $3.*2- TO $4.25; TOP
.5.00; LOW-CUTTERS 32.00 TO $2.25; TOP MEDIUM BULLS ?4.50; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS
'7.50. -U '5 a
HOGS: UNEVEN, LIGHTER WEIGHTS OPENED STRONG; LATER TRADE STEADY TO WEAK;
WEIGHTIER. KINDS 10 TO 15r LOWER; PIGS AND SOWS STEADY; PRACTICAL TOP
7 90; PART LOAD 8.00, OUT OF LINE; 10 TO 220J# EARLY, .775 TO $7.85. LATER SALES
75 o 7 720 250s $75 Os87.66 250TO 275I $72 5 TO $7.40; 100 TO
T5'/_2 TO $7 o75; sOWs STLY o4 .50 TO ,$5;pb ./
SHEEP: SLOW, N,. EALY SALES OR BI OS, INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY ON ALL CLASSES;
S ASKING r7.50 AND ABOVE FOR BETTER LAMBS.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
r.1 n f7 n pq" .i nsF., P.t (C.OS


HOGS: (SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED) ..
LT LT t4 oGD-CH $6 7 4 7Q4 7.25- 7.SQ ,7 690- 7025 $ 7#25.7 ,o7
T D-- H 7--,, 7
M~ED IrlJT 0 -@D" H 7:35.- 70 8;5 7; 5
MED WT 220-250 GD-CH 7.20- 7.40 7.25- 7.70 6-80- 7.40 7%35- 7"75
Hvv WT '2 50-290 A GD-CH 6.90- 7.30 6.55- 7.50 6.40- 7.00 6.90- 7.50
PKG0 SOW-01 GD-CH 25- 7500 5.75- 6.75 .5.15- 6.55 6.1- 7. 0
PKG SOWSH 275-500 MED-D, 4 50- 5. 4.50- 5.75 4.3 5- .40 4 50- 5.75
GLAUGHTE B IGSQ)D-HI 6.50- 7.15 6 .j. 7.00- 7.50
79032-- 250-# 3D--H22125

Av COST & WT.:D, G EXCL) 7.03: 205# 6.37:- 269# 6 2 T 7,35- 221#
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900P) CHOICE
cco D
MEDIA UM
Q0f44SMMO.N
STEERS (900-11i00A) UHI CE
8OOD
MED I UM
COMMON
STE-ERS ( I I-00I 300) CHOI CE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-1500() CHOICE
HEIFERS (550-8504) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
Cows: CHOICE
GOOD
COM-MED
Low CU T-QUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) QD-CH(BEEF)
UT-COM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
.lMEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-5004) GD-CH
8OM- MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800) GD--H
COM-MED
STEERS (800-I 050^) GD-CH
COM- MED
HEIFERS: GD-CH
COr,M-MED
Cows: GD-Cm
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SH-IETE' AND LAMBS:
LAMBS: ( 70 N)) GDc-CH
.MEDI UM
(ALL 'VTS) 00 COMMON
YRLG' WETEnRS :(9-I 1) IMrD-CH
EWES: Q-,IT) ME-
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(ALL WTS) CULL-COM


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRIlCULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
I MARKET NEVS SERVICE


2!7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209* .


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET RET-ORT FRIDAY JULY 17, 193).


TODAYyS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS 6r LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETSo
(I f:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
QKLAHOMA CITY
IOUX CITY
,ST. JOSEPH
T. FAUL
WICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
NE WEEK AGO,|! MARKETS
TO DATE THIS W1EEK
SAME PERIOD LAST 'JEEK


CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
"o, ,8
,3 700 7 5 0 2,5008
1,508 1,500 16,0
500 100 2,500 1,500
9000. n 14950 6t0 0
195 88 1250 -58
500 100 2i500 i, 500
1,500 1, 500 7,500 900
.400 .*00 1 ,200 200
S50 .100 500 3,500
10,950 4;000 64,400' 31,600
L2,525 3,775 66,100- 26,400
171,350 39,27 366,35 229,8 50
44,975 31,850 326,200: 191,150


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4,000


4'088


S200


*APPROXIMP*TE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IVN THE DAYI S
ESTIMATED -RECEI PTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND P ACKER rURCASES. THUnSDAY. JULY -I B, 1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL :SHIPMENTS
BACKER PURCHASES
FT.WORTH ACTUALF.RIDAY,WK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUALFDRIDAY,YR AGO


CATTLE
I ,840
824
I1037

t,247


CALVES HOGS
S454 110
390*
572 "75
258 443
* 604 344


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -. FRIDAY: JULY 17* 1931.


(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 p.M.)
CATTLE: RELATIVELY FEW CATTLE WERE RECEIVED HERE TODAY AN) NOT MANY WERE
NEEDED FOR SLAUGHTER REQUIREr.4ENTS. THE MARKET IN'GENERAL, PROVED DULL
ALTHOUGH PRICES FOR ALL CLASSES, INCLUDING CALVES, HELD ADOUT STEADY. .SLAUGHTER
STEERS FOPM4ED 3ULK OF THE DAYS CATTLE SUPPLY, POSTED AT ONLY 700 HEAD, AND THE
TRADE IN COWS, YEARLINGS AND OTHER CLASSES WAS VERY POORLY TESTED. *.
SLAUGHTER OTEERS WERE REPORTED FnoM $3.65 T7 '5.35, ULK SELLING IN
THE $3.00 AND $4.00 RAN'CES, SEVERAL LOADS OF CATTLE AT $3.6 WERE COMMON GRADES OF
GRASSES AND THE STEES. AT $5.35 WERE MEDIUM WEIGHT FED CATTLE. A SMALL LQT OF GOOD
FAT YEArLINGS, A30U.14 THE ONLY DESI RA3LE LITTLE CATTLE SHOWN, MOVED AT 3. AND"
OTHER PACKAGE LOT'SALES WERE MADE AT $o5.UU AND LESS.
\I VALUES IN COWS WERE OUTLINED 'QY A FEV SALES OF DEEF AND 3UT HE1 GRAD:SC;
~A^ .5 T.~~. C0..t CUTTERY. .TP ARO.JND..2,5'0-,, s'OME LOW-.QUTTERS AT $2..00, NO
DUSINE-.S OF CONSEQUENCE WAS TRANSACTED IN DULL.,-'" '
NARROW DEMAND FEATURED TRADE IN STOCK CATTLE, DESPITE LIMITED RE-
CEIPTS. A FEW LOADS OF STO,4K STEER-S REMA-INED -N F I HPT HANDS -AT A LAT.e_ HOUR_....
ONLY 300 CALVES WERE ESTIMATED FOR THE DAYS TRADE .AND' WITH THIS
SHORT SUPPLY, THE MARKET PRESENTED A PEDDLING APPEARANCE. SOME'GObOD HEAVY FAT
CALVES SOLD ON ,ACKER ACCOUNT AT $6.00 AND ONE LOAD OF MIXED LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEItGHTS
MOVED AT $5*00. CULL SHOTS CHANGED HANDS AROUND $2.50 TO p3.00, AS ON MOST DAYS
RECENTLY
HOGS: LIGHT' SUPPLIES OF 'HOGS HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT PRICES 10 TO 25 -
HIGHEr, WITH PACKERS PAYING THE FULL ADVANCE. RECEI.PTS, ESTIMATED AT
300 HEAD, INCLUDED |15 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 100 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE
LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE'OPEN MARKET. THE DAYS TOP OF y7o55..WAS PAID IN DOTH THE
RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS, A LOAD OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE-246-POUND RAIL HOGS DROUGHT
7.55 AND MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT t?-7.50
AND $7.55. A FREW CHOICE 365-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $6.50. PACKING SOWS'WERE
REPORTED FROM $4.75 TO y5D.-5 ADOUT 25 CENTS HIGHER.
SHEEF:. SHEEP AND LAM0 SUPPLIES HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 2,300 HEAD AND
CONSISTED'MOSTLY OF FAT LAM3S. PACKERS BOUGHT THE LAM'S EARLY AT
PRICES STEADY TO 25 CENTS LOWER AND THE TRADE IN YEARLINGS AND WETHERS HELD STEADY.
ACOUT ELgVENA DECKS OF FAIRLY GOOD FAT LAMD -S D AT $5.25 AND SOME FA.T YEARLINGS
DROUGHT ,3.75. AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $2.50, IN LINE WITH WETHER SALES MADE
HERE DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS.

SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET RETORT
KANSAS CI TY MARKET--JULY 17, 1931.
SEVERAL LOADS WESTERN GRASS STEERS $4425 TO $5.00, ADOUT STEADY; LOAD
COWS $3.40. FOR THE WEEK. GRASS STEERS AND CAKE-FED STEERS STEADY TO WEAK; BETTER
GRADE SLAUGHTER CO/IS 25 TO 50f LOWER' CUTTER KINDS ""EAK TO 25, LOWER; DULLS STEADY
TN WEAK; VEALERS AND CALVES 5G TO $1.00 LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEGDERS SCARCEj ADOUTO
STEADY. WlEEKI SDULKS: GRASS AND CAKE-FE D STEERS MOSTLY TEXANS $5.00 TO )6.2.5, PLAI N
KINDS ROWN TO $4f30, FEW GRASS HEIFERS.$5.25 TO $6.25, MOST GRASS COWS $3*00 TO
54SFE'kf EA'%LY U'.Y To E.4r6; LOW.I-CU'TTERS AND CUTRS $1.50 TO .2n5 p&LS_325 TO
400; MOST VEALERS oS.50 AND DOWN- TOCKER AND FEEDERSTEERS 15 .T 2 TO b. 5; T
CHOICE LIGHT GTOCK HEIFER CALVES $7.00, REST STOCK STEER CALVES y6.75.
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 17, 1931.
No WESTERNS HERE; WEEK'IS SUPPLY COMPRISED HALF DOZEN LOADS 600 TO
800Ar MONTANA GRASS. STEERS; ALL OF THEM IN THIN FLESH WHICH WENT (7N REPLACEMENT AC-
CnOiNT AT $5.00 TO L36.00; STOCKER MARKET FULLY 250 HIGHER FOR WEEK DESPITE RELATIVELY
NARROW COUNTRY DEMAND RUT WEEKO SUPPLY y STERNS AND RASSY NATIVES WELL CLEANED UP;
MOST NATIVES HAVING SOLD AT 4,50 TO "6L0 DEST $6.00 TO 6,50 COUNTRY DEMAND
ENTERING MOSTLY ON 500 TO S00 CATTLE' STRICTLY CHOICE KINDS DEING QUOTABLE UP TO
:7 00; NO RELIABLE CALL FOR 80U TO ,000o FEEDERS AT CURRENT PRICES; MOST GRASS
HEIFERS TODAY SOLD AT 4.50/ TO $6U00; GRASS COWS $3.50 TO $4.50, ROTH CLASSES 25
TCY- 507 LOWER FOR ,EEK.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET--JULY 17, 1931.
SNO WESTERNS TODAY; RECEIPTS THIS WEEK 96 CARS; LAST WEEK 36. Co-
PARED WITH CLOSE"'LAST WEEK: LIGHT AND HANDY WEIGHT STEERS SOLD STEADY' WEIGHTIER
STEERS 25# LOWER; COWS AND HEIFERS UNCHANGED; STEERS RANGED FROM $4.60 TO $6.60,
RULK $5.00 TO $5.85; HEIFEf'S RANGED FROM $5.75 TO $7.25. APPROXIMATELY 23 PER CENT
O:F THE STEERS AVERAGED I300Q' AND UP WHILE 51 PER CENT OF THE TOTAL RUN SCALED I20Q,
OR MORE.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK M RKET CONDITIONS AND QJOTTIONS FRIDAY JULY 17,1931.
CHICAGO ,ARKET--1;0:30 A.M.
0CTTLE: GENERAL STEER AND YEARLING MARKET BARELY STEADY WITH THURSDAYIS CLOSE OR
S 56, IN INSTANCES MORE, UNDER EARLY THAT DAY; BOTH LOCAL AND SHIPPER DE-
MAND VEoRY NARROW; INBETWEEN GRADE MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY STEERS HAVING NO RE-
I A.LE OUTLET) PROSPECTS MODERATE CARRYOVE.R; 1 ,00 TO 1,300U STEERS OF VALUE TO SELL
T1 $6,50 TO $7.50, PROSPECTIVE TOP ON MEDIC0 WEIHTSI $7 75.; EST'TI YEARLING STEERS
3.5; MIXED STEERS AND HEIFERS $8.25; DEMAND ,EI NG,: BROADEST AND M0ST DEPENDAQLE FOR
n'SJ.AOLE LIGHT YEARLINGS AND WEL$L COVERED BUTCHER HEIFERS SELLING AT $5.00 TO
..5 OTHER SHE-STOCK WEAK TO ?5 LOWER; BULLS WEAK AND VEALER STEADY ON* GOOD AND
Ca'-4OICE KINDS 5 OR MORE LOWER ON OTHERS, BEST GRADES GOING AT $7oU T0,$8.00.
M'O)S TL Y $ 7 .50 o : ... "
.- 'THURSw AYS AVErAGE; HEAVIER" WEIGHTS SLOW ,' STEADY. TO l LOWER SOME 9IDS
'i'F MARl' 5( V NDB DSA I 4 Dw, 10 TrP"0a
F'r..ORE; PACKING SOWS STEADY TO I 0 LWERV EM E. S 25 LOWE; P G SAND LGI-JT
LI-t3HT'S Ab'UT STEADY*' GOOD TOCHOICE 170 TO 220. $7,70 TO"- F.0 TOP $795; 2 TO.
P60# $7,00 TO ,7.)35; 270 TO 30 .50 TO 7.0; TO 0# $715 TO $7.5; BEsT,,
GS $6.75 TO $7.15, PLAIN KIND S DOWN TO $.OO AN'DELOW; PACKING SOWS 325 TO' 500"
'4.50 TO $5.40, ,MOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS UPWARD T'O $5.75. .:
-.HEEP;:' -MARKET MOSTLY' STEADY LI Q HT WEI GHT LAM3S WEAKI TO ,5 ,LOWER IN INSTANCES'
EARLY.3ULK ,QO "AND CHOICE NATIVES $7a50 TO $8,00 TO PAT K-)S; SEVERAL
DfICKS SCALING 75 TO 50u 8.5 TO OUTStnERS; 5 LOADS RACE LAMDS U800, LI GHTL.Y
S'(RTED; RANGE THRO.W"OUTS GO00 TO KILLERS; MOST NATIVE THROrWOUTS $4. 50 TO $5.50; FEW
SLAUGHTER. EWES $2.00 TO l3.00 '
.' KANSAS 01TY MARKET--I 1:00 A.M. '
CATTLE; : GENERALLY'STEADY ON LIMITED SUPPLY. GRA$S STEERS AND'FED EARL NGS;.AROUND
""--- 9 LOADS TEXAS GRASS STEERS $4.25 TO Q5e00; F E -WAROUND 775# HEIFEnS $6.75
TO $7.00,'LIGHT KINDS HELD UP TO $8.00; LOAD GRASS COWS $3.40, STEADY; VEALERS AN0
CALVES STEADY TO STRONG; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS'$6. 50; ULLS STEADY TO WEAK. $3.25
TO $4.00; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, DULL : .
HOGS : UNEVEN, OPENED STEADY TO 10, HIGHER ON 240' -DOWN; 'LATER TRADE SLQ "A.,L
SVANCE LOr)ST; HEAVIEr1WEIGHTG SLOW, STEADY TO W"EAK; TOP $7.55 ON IOU TO/ 210,w;
7ESIRAOLE 1O0 TO 240^ $7.10|TO 7.50; 250 TO '325# $6.,25 TO $7.90; sows WEAK TO/ 155
LOWER $4.50 TO $5.,, FBW(V-$5.3; STOCK PIGS STRONGJ ,.$67.5 .TO. $7.25,.
HEEP; LAMDS M STEADY TO WEAK; -AEA op |DHO LAMES JS,0 13ST
SHEEP NATIVES 7.oJ, OTHERS LARGELY 7p 5 T;-; *XAS LAMDS o.0.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9;30 A.M.
ATTLE SCARCELY UG CATTL ,SALE TO M ArMAR'kET 'TRADE GENERALLY STEADY ON
THE F-W HERE; SCARS I21 # STEERS (i5s;. .A FEW MALLL LOTS FAT MIXED YEARV
LINGS AND HEIFE;.S Ur? TO 18.00; COWS LARGELY $3.265 TO "4,00; .LOv -CUTTERS ,2.0 TO
2.25; MEDIUM _ULLi'LARGELY V -4.00 TO $4-25; GOO AND QHO I.CH .EALEFR $7.50.
_OS_" < :.LIGHTER WEIGHTS INCLUDING P)GS OPENED STRONG TO IUf HIGHERTHAN AVERAGE
THU-THURSDAY; LATEn-TRADE SLOW; WEIGHTY, UUTCH RS DULL, FEW SALES 0 TO ()5
LOWER;-SOWS STEADy ; .ULI $765; 270.T 32T .50 TO $7.10; '100 TO | 50 $7,2 TO 7.75; sows $4675"TO $5.50,
MOSTLY. .. .
SHEEP: LAMES OPENED STEADY TO CI TY E:UTCHERS"'"CHOI QE K I NDS $7. 75; PACKERS EARISH;
NO ACTION.ON SH EP. E : ,A ,,A, t .. ,,J
NO A TI N" N, HmEP ,-^I .. ,., ... ..... -4S J ^-K-,^ AO im varv r"c c .I (Nt lI-


m *
S CLOSE
HOGS: (SOFT on OILY HOGS AND
=== ROASTING rGIGS EXCLUDED
LTLTT 4Q-6G D-$H 7.0-
r)- H 7 5 O -
M'EV T 2 G L oOH* O- 7,50
MED'AJ''T HJE 7.5-
2 _0.,GD-OH 7:45-.
29G-35O~ Gs.-H 650-a
HVvY '-VT 1 25 () & GD-OH 7.15-
(H9 ..- .0. g g J g 7
Q ,-. 'OH 6 *5,50-*,
FKG SWs 2-75500,- MED-GD 4.50-
SLAUGHTER -IGS(100- 3)OD-"H -- -
FDR &StKR FTIGS{70-l 'r G-OH -a
Av CosT &,"VTr. THUSI IS EXCL) 7.22-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS;


STEERS (600-900&) OMICE
... lG EO
.. .. ... .. ,MED I!UM
... .0 OMMON
St EERS (900-I 1I0) SIC E
"I .. [MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (1 I 00-1300,) CHOI CE
GOOD
; MEDIUM
.STEER (I O-Is0) CHOICE
.-t, GOOD
HEIFERS (50-8S.G!) CHOICE
FEROD
loo O
MEDIUM
0C0OMMON
COWS: CHOICE
COr,'-IMED
Low CU4TV-CUT
BUL3L8(YRLG EXCL) QD-CH (BEEF)
YUT-COMi4- 1E.
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GnD-CH
MlED IUM
SCULL--COM
CALVES (250-500-') GD-CH'
COO,--lED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800rl) GD-CH
'Co -,
STEERS (800-1 050) -U
Cori-MED
HEI FERS: GD-C0H
COM-MED
Cows: COM-ED-H
CALVES (STEERS) GO-CH
MlEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEET AMD LAM.3,S:
LAMOS: (90. IN) GD-CH
'EDI UM
(ALL 0TT-) !CO0mON
YRLG "VETjERS 9)-| I 0) MED-OH
EWES: 9Q-I MED-OH
kA0-I J:) MED-60H
(ALL ',t TS) CUL.L-COM


3' 58:
3.50-




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CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


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7.55
7.' 55
7.50
7%40,
5.25

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8.5
5.75
4.50


1.50



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7.70-
7. 70-
7o 70-:
7.15-
4. 35-
6 50-
6,36-


.7:?5 7: 7'5 L 5:, 7-
7 7: 5-: 755 7.5 7.75
7:1O 6 7s50 7:4,b1 -75
7.40 6.40- 7.00 6.70- 7.30
6.60. r ,75- 6.50 5490- 6.85
5.65 .35- 5.35 4.50- 5.75
7.15 6,50- 7,25 7.15-- 7.65
27# 5 (UNnEPORTED)


7:2
5.25- 6.50
7.50- 82
7, _5-: 8.00


6:00- 7.00
3.75- 6.00
:500- .00
2.00- 3.20
4.25- 4.75
3.2P5- 4.65
7.00- 38.00
G.00-7.0
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UN ITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET N.VS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY JULY ,93.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:30 A.M. CENTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATI ONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAH A
OKLAHOMA CITY
SlOUX CI TY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WiCH I TA
DENVE,4
TOTAL I I MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO I I MARKETS
TOTAL THI P WEEK
TOTAL LAST WEEK


CATTLE
300
100
600
600
125
50
500
100
400
.200
25
3. 000
2 450
174,350
147,425


CALVES
100
50
400
50
25
200
200
*100
2S
1 ,150
*900
40*425
32,750


HOGS
*500
-500
8,000
4,500
59000
S400
4,000
I ,200
I ,200
3800
25
260,25
27 ; 100
392,475
353,300


SHEEP
I ;600
4r,000
4 QOOO
300
4,000
150
500
I ,000
1;00
,1 ,00
19;150
5,450
249,000
196,600


HOGS
HOLDOVER D-i-n-EC THRUm'


"366
350
31000 6,000
I 300


1 ,500


*APPnoxl MATE NUM3rR OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEI 'TS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1931.
...ATTLE ALVES HOGS .. SHEEP


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FTWVORTH TOTAL THIS "WEEK
FTWORTH TOTAL LAST VEJEK
FTWORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK,


318 259 326 2$366
307 2"338


LAST YR.


12,600S
9,499
13,437


3,100
1 ,438
6,717


3,000
pono
2,360
4,187


14;500
3,284
8,575


LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS- SATURDAY JULY 18, 1931


(BASED ON MARKET


H OGS qR

Lis Wi' p50.
LT LT -
LT INT s n, 0

MED WT 00
22R-
HVY WTI 252
(290.
FKG Sows 275-
SLAUGHTER -IGS
FDR &STKR FIGS
AV COST & WT. I


CONDITIONS AND SALES
FORT WORTH
S, A Dn CLUbE--


REPORTED UP
CHICAGO
ULObE


TO 1I:00 A. M.)
KANSAS CITY E.ST. LOUIS
-7LU5E -CEUS"-.


$ 7.095- 7.55 $ 7,15- 7.65 $ 7.00-7.40 74*$ 25- G7.65
7.*r5- 7.60 7.5. 70 0.7,t!0- 750* 7.50-..7.075
7.55- 7.6Q 7.6 7.16 7', 75- 7T.'5* 7o0 7.30
75 7.60 7.'5- 7,85 7i5- 7.T55* 7.50- 7.80
7.50- 7.60 7.00- 70 6.0- 7.50* 7.20- 760
7.1-5-5 7--50-. 6.35-- 7.-35 -6.40- 700*- 6---75- -7-.-35
8,pp- 7.40 7"5- -G ,7, ?ij0* 6..- @90.


7-46-.20"26# 6 6 2#g oo 2 7C29-M22A
N*MoIMNAL


FORT IWORTTH
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRArE NOMINAL, FOR WEEK SLAUGHTER STEERS, BUTCHER AND DEEF COWVS
AND LOWER GRADE HEIFERS ABOUT 250 LOWER. BETTER GRADES FAT YEARLINGS
AND CUTTER AND LOW-CUTTER COWS A-OUT STEADY. BULL TRADE POrRLY TESTED THROUGHOUT
UNCHANGED. SLAUGHTER, CALVES ADOUT 750 LOWER. STOCK STEERS AND YEARLINGS SLOW TO
AROUND 25, LOWE.* WEEK'S TOPS: FED STEERS $S.50, FAT YEARLINGS $0.50, FAT COWS
$4.85, EARLY WEEKTOOP HEAVY FAT CALVES $6.50, CLOSING TOP t6.00. BULK PRICES GRASS
SLAUGHTER STEERS $3*35 TO $4.50, FED STEERS $5i50 TO $600.o BETTER GRADES FAT YEAR-
LINGS $6.75 TO 17.50. BUTCHER REIFERS AROUND $5.00 DOWN. BUTCHER COWS $3 00 TO 3.'
CUTTERS AROUND ?.*00, LOW-CUTTERS $2.00 TO $2.15. HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES ji*50 TO
$5.25. CULL SORTS '?2.50.TO $3.00.
REVIVE' COMMENT: CATTLE RUNS rU-I NG THE WEEK HAVE SEEN OF SEASONA1)LE
VOLUME WITH DULK OF THE SUP 'TLY, ON MOST DAYS, CONSISTING nF SLAUGHTER STEERS. PLAIN
AND COMMON GRADES OF GRA.SE.S CONTINUE TO PREDOMINATE IN THE RECEIPTS AND QUALITY
HAS BECOME LESS ATTRACTIVE THAN AT ANY TIME IN SEVERAL WEEKS. MARKET ACTION IN STEE7
HAS BEEN DULL WITH PRICES TENDING DOWNWARD AND CLOSING AT LEVELS ADOUT-.250 LOWER FOR
THE WEEK. A FEW SALES OF FED STEERS HAVE SEEN REPORTED FROM N5.50 TO G.*50 AND
PRACTICALLY ALL OF THE GRASSERS HAVE SEEN SELLING IN THE $3.00 AND 4'00 RANGES.
LIMITED SUPPLIES OF DESIRABLE FAT YEARLINGS HAVE DEEN MOVING FROM 8:.#75 TO(-7O,
MOSTLY STEAF1Y, AND A SMALL LOT OF CHOICE FED YEARLINGS TOPPED THURSDAY AT L,5DU#
TRADE IN FAT COWS WAS FEATURED DY AN EXTREME TOP OF $4.85 WEDNESDAY, THIS PRICE PAID
FOR ONE LOAD. THESE QOWS WERE THE REST THAT HAVE SEEN SHOWN AT FTWOnRTH IN A PERIOD
OF MONTHS* MOST SALES OF REEF.AN2 BUTCHER COWS APPEAR LOWER FOR THE WEEK ALTHOUGH
CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS, ROOM $1.75 TO AROUND $2.50, HAVE HELD A3OUT STEADY9 BULLS
HAVE SEEN VERY SCARCE, EVEN IN SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLE. COUNTRY DEMAND FOR STOCK
CATTLE CONTINUES NARROW AND MORE OR LESS DEARISH, DESPITE SHORT RECEIPTS.o A FEW LI. i
WEIGHT STOCK ST ER. AND YEARLINGS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT AT COST FIGURES OF $5.00 TO
$5.50. PRICE DECLINES OnF ABOUT 750 HAVE OCCURRED IN THE MARKET FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES
SINCE A WEEK AGO AND STRICTLY GOOD HEAVIES HAD TO SELL ON LATE DAYS FROM $5.50 TO
$6.00. MOST. O'F THE WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES HAVE 1E8N FINDING AN OUTLET AROUND AND
UNDER $5.00, INCLUDING CULL GORTS FROM $2.50 TO 3. U.
HOGS: LIMITED SUPPLIES OF HOGS OFFERED HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY TO SMALL
--- A KLLERS AT PRICES HIGHER THAN THOSE PAID YESTERDAY RECEIPT,
ESTIMATED AT 5M0 HEAD, INCLUDED 66 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT 48 TRUCK
HOGS. NO RAIL HOGS WERE OFFERED. PRACTICALLY ALL OF THE TRUCK HOGS CONgI STD OF
MEDIUM TO CHOIoCE 175 TO 24G-POUND WEIGHTS THAT SOLD TO SMALL KILLERS AT $7.60, THE
DAY'S TOP.*
SHEEP: TEN DECKS OF LAMDS HERE TODAY REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE HOUR, WITH
-- PACKERS TALKING STEADY PRICES. FOR WEEK:; FAT LAMOS 25 LOWER FAT
YEARLiNGS AND WETHERS STEADY. BULK SETTER GRADES FAT LAMOS $5.25 TO 85.75, LOSING
TOP FAT LAM3S $5D.25* FAT YEARLINGS $3.75. TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS $3.25. BULIK
AGED FAT WETHERS N .2*50*.
kEVI EW COMMENT: A.OUT 1 4,000 SHEEP AND LAMDS WERE OFFERED ON THE
bOCAL MARKET THIS WEEK OR MO, E THAN FOUR TIMES THE VOLUME OF LAST WEEKS LIGHT RUN.
VER TWO-THIR.S OF THIS WEEKS SUPPLY CONSISTED OF FAT LAMSS AND MOST OF THE
REMAINING RECEIPTS CONSISTED OF A 3UT DROPPED WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY WHILE OTHER CLASSES REMAINED UNCHANGED ALL WEEK.
ALL CLASSES HAVE MOVED EARLY ON MOST DAYS THIS WEEK, WITH PACKERS PROVIDING THE MAIN
OUT'L ET


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PAGE #2.
TELEGRAPHIC REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS
.--CHICAGO MARKET--
CATTLE COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHTY STEERS STEADY, PUT FULLY
..50--- B,.LOWER THAN WEEKS HIGH TIME; CLOSING TRADE ON HEAVIES A DULL WEATHER
MARKET; YEA.LINGS AND LIGHT STEERS VERY'UNEVEN, WEEKS ADVANCE GONE AT CLOSE; WITH
LIGHT'HEIFER AND, YEARLINGS 25 OR MORE LOWER; GENERAL SHE STOCK MARKET 25 TO 50 QE'T?
OFF; DULLS SHARING DOWNTURN, VEALtRS $1 650 TO $2.00 LOWER; STOCKERS 25 CENTS HIGHER
EIGHT. MEDIUM YEARL.INGS REACHED $9 00 SMALL KILLERS, NEXT HIGHEST PRICE ON YEARLINGS
0.495, NUMEROUS LOADS $0450 TO 8.075; BEST MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS $8050- WEIGHTY RULI.
ZO.35, COMPARA3LE'KINDS CLOSING AROUND t7.175 AnOUT DOZEN LOADS IONTANA GRASSERS TO
F.EEDER DEALERS $5.00 TO $6.00, MOSTLY $5*25 TO 5T75s5 ,
HO GS : QUALITY PLAIN, MOSTLY CLEANUP MARKETl DEMAND SLOW; 3EST HOG8 WEAK TO IU0
LOWER THAN FRIDAYIS AVERAGE; PLAIN QUALITY KINDS OFF MORE. BACKING SOWS
5 TTO 25 CENTS LOWER: SOME CLEANUP SALES OFF MORE- GOOD T) CHOICE 170 TO 2?0 POUND
7.75 T ,$7.35; TOP 7.05; 260 TO 280 POUNDS $6.60 TO $700; PACKING sows $4 35 TO
5.00; SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $5425 TO $5&50; SHIPPERS TOOK 1kOOO ESTIMATED HOLDOVER
9,000.
SHEEP: TODAYiS MARKET NOMINAL; FOrt WEEK 64 DOUBLES FROM FEEDtNG STATIONS .16$700
..- 0 DI RECTS; COMPARED WEEK AGO MOST CLASSES STEADY TO 25 CENT HI GHE; FEEnjN(
LAMB TRADE STILL UNDEVELOPED; FAT LAMBS TOP JUMPED TO $ 835 EARLY AND SUbSEQUENTLY..
DECLINED TO $3.25; CLOSING rULKS GOOD AND CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAMS $7.75
TO $8i00; FEW $3.25 UCKS $6.75 TO $7.00; RANGE LAM3S $0.00, FEW 8.1g; RANGE
THROWOUTS 5.5U TO 4G,00 TO KILLERS, NATIVE THROWOUTS $4.50 TO $5.50; SLAUGHTER EWES
$'.00 TO $.00; "ESTr YEARLINGS EARLIER IN WEEK $S875i
: '- KANSAS CITY MARKET -

CATTLE: FOR WEEK: YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS STEADY TO STRONG$ MEDIUM AND HEAVY
S STEERS 25 TO 50 CENTS LOWER; WEIGHTY KINDS OFF MOST, GRASS STEERS STEADY
TO WEAK, BETTER GRADE -'UTCHER COWS 25 TO 50 CENTS LOWER' CUTTER GRADES WEAK TO 25
CENTS LOWER; T3ULLS STEADY TO WEAK, VEALERS AND CALVES 5 CENTS TO 1.00 LOWER;
STICKERS AND FEE-DERS SCARCE, ArOUT STEADY. WEEK'S TOPS: CHOICE 937 POUND LONG YEAR-
LING STEERS $0.50; MEDIUM AND HEAVY STEERS $0.00',LARGELY. MOST HEAVIES $7.25 AND
DOWN, AFTER TUESDAY. CHOICE LIGHT HEIFERS $0.25, PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS,$6.50 LATE,
EARLY TRADE UP TO '$7.50 AND ABOVE WEEKIS'-7ULKS FEDm STEERS AND YEARNINGS $0.50 TO
$7.75; GRASS STERS ,5400 TO $6 25' GRASS COWS $3.00 TO $4.25 FEW FED KINDS $4,50 TO
4.75; LOW CUTTERS AND CUTTERS I.10 TO $2.75; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $5.25 TO $6.25;
STOCK CALVES $5o90"TO $7.00; HEIFERS AT OUTSIDE PRICE.
HOGS: PRACTICALLY ALL DIRECTS NOT ENOUGH ON SALES TO TEST MARKET, P"ICtS
NOMINAL.
SHEEP: FOR WEEK: LAMDS STEADY TO STRONG, SHEEP 50 CENTS TO $ .00 HIGHER. WEEK'S
TOP IDAHO AND'NATIVE LAMBS'"$775.7; CLOSING TOP IhAHOS $7 50, NATIVES
$7.35; CLOSING 3ULK BETTER GRADES NATIVES $S.75 TO $725; ETHES 350; SMALL
LUNCHES SLAUGHTER E'1VES $2.00 TO $3.00.


-NAT IONAL STOCKYARDS. (E. ST. LOU IS S) MARKET -


*


CATTLE*: COMPARED WEEK AGO: LIGHT AND HANDYWEI GHT NATIVE AND WESTERN S TEE'S "
-"-" STEADY, OTHER STEERS 25, LOWER, MIXED YEARLINGS AND H'EIFERS 25, HIGHE"
SPOTS UP MORE; ALL COW STUFF STEAm'Y; DULLS STEADY TO STRONG; VEALERS $1.75 LOWERn
STOCKER AND FEEDER CATTLE STEADY. TOPS FOR WEEK:; 560. POUND MIXED YEARLINGS .9e)0
1024 POUND STEERS 30.50; 723 POUND HEIFERS $83.35;-jI 12, POUND MATURED STEERS $ .00;
1552 -POUND STEERS .7.'G0; 1)051 rOUND RANGE, STEERS $6.S0,; COWS $5.00;. MEDIUM rULLS.
4.'50; VEALERS $3,25;, STOCKER STEE-RS p -700o BULKS FOR WEEK< NATIVE STEERS $6*50 TO
I0 0,0; WESTERN GRASS STEERS $5.00TO $5.05; FAT STEERS $7.06 TO $0.40; FAT MIXED
YEARLINGS AND.HE!I FERS,'7o00 TO 0.00, MEDIUM FLESHED MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS
$665 CWSA 10
$5.50 TO $6.65, cows $3.25 TO 4.00; LOW-CUTTERS $1.75 TO $2.25; STOCKER AND FEEDER
STEERS $4.50 TO $C)3.50. '
HOGS: UNEVEN; SUPPLIES VERY SCANTY, MOSTLY 10 CENTS LOWER.THAN FRIDAY'S
AVERAGE; TOP *7.,0; MOST 130 TO 225 POUNDS $7.50 TO $7.70; FEW 230 TO
240 POUNDS $7.35 TO $74; NO ACTION ON WEIGHTY UTCHE.S; PIGS IN NARROW DEMAND,
WEAK TO UNEVENLY LOWER MOST 130 TO 140 POUND KINDS $7.25; SOWS DULL, QUOTADLY WEAK.
SHEEP: COMPARED WEEK AGO: FAT LAM3BS 25 TO 50 CENTS HIGHER; THROWOUTS AND SHEEP
SHARING ADVANCE; WEEKS TOP LAMBS $8 .00; PRACTICAL TOP TO CITY DUTCHERS
LATE $7.75; LATE 3.ULK< TO PACKERS $7.50; DUCK LAMBS MOSTLY $'.50; COMMON THROWOUTS
$3.50; FAT EWES t$2. "0 DOWNo


HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION
WEEKS ErrDING FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1931 ANi JULY 10, 1930e


CHICAGO, I LL.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND.
KANSAS Cl TY, KAN,
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILLo AND STLOUIS, MOo
NEW YORK, N. Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N. J
OMAHA, NE R.
SIOux CITY, IOWA
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, o0.
SOUTH ST, PAUL, MINN*
TOTALS


1931
93,536
S 1 ,456
,746
41 ,303
1 9;407
52,013
33,;549
14,322
346iG27
334,719


1930
123,136
21 ,405
47 002
24 241
54 434
30; 079
1,5 255
38 ;647
372,947


7/1/31
12:10 P. M.


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BUJr"'EAU OF AGRI CJLTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SER'K 1ICE


?17 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT NORTH, TEXAS


S. TELEPHONE: 6-2209


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET `ETORT- MONDAY:'- JULY 20, 1931.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTSS OF LIVESTOCK:'AT EL


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
'HH I CAGO
J'ATIONAL STOCKYARDS
3MAHA
0'LAHOMA CITY
S3IOUX CI TY
3To JOSEPH
3T, PAUL.
Vi CHI TA
E)ENVER "_
TOTAL L II MARKE+.S
NNE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS


ITn U A.OICENTR/-AL TIME'


HOGS
4 i.00
4,000
40iOOO
9,500
15;000
10,000
4,000
I 3,500
2,300
'3,600
103,900
1]o9, 100


CATTLE CALVES
2,300 -500
11;000 2,500
16;000, 2,000
5,500 2,200
9;000 300
1;600 600
5;000 -300
S1 900 100
S, 000 2,500
1,500 .600
2,100 .200
61 9O0 11,o00
57,300 10,775


EVEN


SHEEP
.6,000

3,000
' 3 0o00

16 000
i. '200
7;000
S 4,500
2i800
. 400
i: o,0.00
7) 70,900
K 51,.00nn


I MAR.KETS. .
SHOGS E-
HOLIDOVER Uti nEfTIHMU'


765
440
3,000 oo -, 00'
2,000:
200:


500


100-


*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF.
DIRECT AND THrU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE 'DAYtS'
ESTIMATED RECEIrTS.


FORT WORTH rECEI PTS, SHIP IE

ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
ACKER PURCHASES

-T.,WORTH ACTUAL, MONDAY ,WK AGO
'-T.WORTH ACTUALt MON ,AY,YR AGO


ENTS AND rACKEd FUrCHASES, SATUDAY, JUL 1i, 91


CATTLE CALVES HOGS
322 201 411
209 --
.207 82 368
.Im ,$
3,251 "1,089 1,297
2,725 1,719 .,000


FORT VORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -'MONDAY JULY 20, 1931, '
(BAS 0.. ON MARIET CONDITIONS ,AND SALES REPORTED UP TO I:00'P.M.)
CATTLE; ALTHOUGH CATTLE RECEIPTS HERE' TODAY WERE: OF MODERATE VOLUME, HARDLY
.... MORE THAN 2,300 HEA"D, S DAUGHTER STEERS PREDOMINATED IN THE RUN' AND
THE PACKER DEMAND FOR THIS CLASS OF STOCK APPEARED DULL AND MORE OR LESS BEARISH "
FULLY HALF OF TH.E -DAYS SUPPLY CONSI STD OF SLAUGHTER ,TEERS, D ,H GRASSERS AND SHOTT
FEDS, AND OFFERINGS WERE OF VALUE TO SELL FROM AROUND *00 TO .OU THE TRADE .
FINALLY DEVELOPED ON A DARELY STEADY DASIS AND SALES ON D.ACKER ACCOUNT INCLUDED
SEVERAL CARS ,F GRA3S ERS AT p4.75, T.WOV OR THREE LOADS OF FED CATTLE AT. 5.25 AN ,THE
SMALL LOT AT oS.(0. A3tOUT T REE LOADS OF DESIRABLE FED STEElSo HELD UPWARD TO tO,0
REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE HOUR,
THE GENERAL TRADE IN OTHER CLASSES O" CATTLE "'ULEO FULLY STEADY AND
OCCAsIONAL SALES OF REEF AND BUTCHERR COWS .6c-GTED.STRnEGTH OR _$%MALLADVANCES,3 Two
LOA0? OFr DESIRABLE FAT YEARLfNGS MOVED AT ,O'AUUT:AND' 8S.-U AN). T-HESEi6 r .A .,S P
4ASE LITTEE 87T l,'E7E F REPRTED F OM UUTO .
THESE LITTLE CATTLE, LIMItTED TO PACKAGE L.O "V"' E -E nPAO.TED F.. q UU Tf7.75.
SEVERAL TRANSACTON- ir' GOOD FAT COWS WER'E NOTED A' 5.o,', 3.75 b-AND ^" U I NNLUDNG
A SHnRT LOAD AT 3. 5. SORTS OF 3UTCHtER COW'S FOUND% AN OUTLET AROUND 0- TO .'--
'-OME CUTTER TY-ES RnOUGHT 2.50 TO 2E.65 AND LOW-CUTTERS- WERE LI pTED AROUND s-0oU,.
NO DULLS OF CONSEQUENf.CE WERE INCLUDED 'IN THE ,,RECETS, THE TRADE- rEMAI.NG UNCHANGED.
A. SLIGHTLY IMW.POVED DEMAND WAS APPARENT 1-N" THE STOCKER nlIV1SIlON AND .
OSTT FIGGU,"E AS-AP,71 FULLY STEADY. THE LAPGE 71YE CHASE OF THE DAY CONSISTED OF A
SIX CAR STRiNG OF nEI, A"LE FEEDING STEERS AT UU .8 S NME PLAINER GRADES.OF STOCK
STEERS AND YEARLINGS MOVED OUT AT PRICES UNDER 5THE $5, LEVEL.
HORT "'.ECEI1TS OF SLAUGHTER CALVES MADE A GOOD EARLY CLEARANAE AT
PRIES MOSTLY 2 G, -IGHEnR. A FEW LOTS OF GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES DROUGHT ,b 4 UAND
0S.-u, WITH SOME ON TIHE SHORT YEARLING. ORDER UP TO $6.50. Two LOADS OF MED UM WEt GHT
3RAHMA8 CHANGED "H.D ,.AT $5.25 AND -THE LESS -AT'RACOLV SLAU^T P CALVES WERE. SCATTERED'
AROUND AND UNDEyR y'rO0, INCLUDING CULL-SORTS FROM '.*Q TO -0
HOGS: PACKA R DIRECTS FORMED .RULK OF TODAY1S H.G RECEIPTS, -EXTIMATED AT
", 0J HEAD. MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED 765 HEAD DULLED[ DIRECT TO '
rACKER1S, AN A-3OUT I 10'T'0UCK HOG$* No RAIL HOGS WERE OFFEREr. TRUCK HOG' PRICES R-ULED
STEADY 1-. U CENTS-LOWER AND SMALL KILLERS SOUGHT FULLY HALF OrF THE SYPLY PAYING P
TO U.6, THE ^AY1S TOP, FOR SEVERAL t",U,,K LOTSo. PACKERSS STOPPED AT $7.50 AND BOUGHT
A F'EW GOOD TRUCK 'OGLAXE AT $7.40.. SOME MEDIUM gRAE*TRUC .HQS, AVERAGING ARQUND
310 POUNDS, BROUGHT yG'OU* FAKING OWS MOVED AT 475b AND $500U,5 OR STEADY TO OW,
LOWER.
SHEEP: FAT LA4MDS PREDOMINATED IN TODAY1 Q LIBERAL SUPPLY OF SHEEP AND LAMBS,I
,-* ESTIMATED AT o',0' HEAD. ADOUT 3O DECKS ARRIVED DY RAIL,. INCLUDING
29 DECKS 'F FAT LAMDS, 7 ACKERS DID 25 TO 50 CENTS LOWER FOR FrAT LAMDS' DURING MORNING
POUNDS RUT A TRArI.G f3ASIS WAS NOT ESTABLISHED UNTIL A7OUT 1:00 P.M., WHEN FAT LAMOS
,MOVED AT DECLINES OF A"OUT 25 CENTS SOME FAT WETHERS DROUGHT STEADY PRIOESAND' ONE
nR TWO DECKS OF FAT YEARLINGS SOLD 250 HIGHER, TEN.DECKS OF STRICTLY GOOD FAT LAMD$ ,
rOL AT 5.25 AND OTHER FAT LAMBS WERE EP_ RTED AT 5,00, THE FAT YEAR NGSMOVED AT
.-,00 AN TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT ETHERSS AT P3,2b. AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT ,D
SPECIAL WESTERN GRABS CATTLE MARKET IEF0T
S KANiA'G CITY MAnKET-oJULY 20, |931,
AROUND 6,I500 'W',EDTERN GRArS CATTLE IN RUN; MAJORITY IN KILLER FLESH AND
'F OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS ORIGIN; F-EW S,HIPMENTS KANSAS G ASERS OFFERED. STEERS SLOW TO
KILLERS, -TEARY TO EAG IED ,-SPOTS 25 CENTS LOWER; COWS DULL, WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWE"
DEALERS AND CALVES MOSTLY 50 CENTS LOWER STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STEADY, SEVERAL LOA"S
M"IU,, GRASS ST-R:S O ,00 TO. ,200 POUNDS 5Q0 TO $,,00, MEDIUM I ,223 FOUNDD TEXAS CAKE
rDS 6.25; COMMON GRASS STEERS l 4.65 TO >5.25 MOST GRASS FAT COWS $0,o TO .
I.. OAD 51 POUND OKLAH'OfIA VEALERSt6,25' GO R50 POUND FEEDERS $9.00, MIXED STEER AND
'^IFER STOCK CALVES AVERAGING bUUPOUNDS $B,7
CHICAGO MARKET'-JULY 20, 1931.
No WESTERN GRA-SERS ON SALE,. THE FEW LOADS ARRIVING BEING HELD FOR
LATEAR66V MARE' TMO. DASY AXVES IN RUN KILLERS T- TAK I N G W ELL EOVE ED KN T S G
CES SLYy T )FRGRASSY AND SHORT-FED OFFEINGSSCLI
T"OUNflS ,'CTIVI -Y ON THESE 3EING IN SYMPATHY WITH HIGHER MARKET ON FED LIGHT YEARLING,
SUPPLY NATIVE G'.RASSERS SUITALE FOR "REPLACETAENT PURPOSES, LARGER AND MARKET WEAK TO
5^ CENTS LOWER; RULLK GOr |itAIT 5.u00 TO to,5.50 WITH STRICTLY GOOD KINDS AT U0 AND
;OMMON OFFERING DOWN T .50 AND ELOW, MOST G A FSFTT VECOWS -r.UTVTO $.300
GRASS HEIFERS $)q $0 TO 6,5AU; AND GRASS DULLS $3,0 TO $r,5U, ACCORD IN TO WEIGHT AND
CONDI TION.
*NTN NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. SToLOUIS)MARKET--JULY 20, 1931 .
ECEl PTS 5" S--CAr L. AST MNA 2 .-- ET STEA5V. STEER R oGE $O0-.
TO $3,60, WITH A GOOD MANY PEALS IN THE p5,00 COLUMN, HEIFERS DROUGHT TO 0,
WHILE ROME COWS SCORED S^':O,
ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 20, 1931.
WA.ESTERN GRATV. CATTLE 13 LOADS. L TLT ST HCKRSE LARGELY MEDIUM GRADES;
TS.Ou ATOIVE. STOOTO 25 CENTS H IGH ER; DULK $^,6 TO$.5 FEW REST STOCK CALVES
I60 TO Uct3.50,nnimw


7/20/31
!:55 F.M.


EB


(SEE OTHER SI DE)


SHEEP
1,657
657
52

4,781
4,101 :








FAGE #2e
DAILY LIVESTOC'( AFRKET CONDITIONS AND rJOTATIONS MONDAY JULY 20, 1 S31..
CHICAGO MARKET-10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: LIGHT AND LONG YEARLINGS STEADY TO STRONG9, INSTANCES HIGHER; MEDIUM WEIGHT
..-.." AND WEIGHTY STEERS STEADY TO WEAK; SOME BIDS 25 CENTS LOWER ON KINDS
S.CALINO OVER I ,300 POUNDS; QUOTA STEERS WITH WEIGHT LIBERAL; BROADERR $UPPLY STOCKERS
AND FEEDERS IN RUN; MOSTLY NATIVyS OF COMMON.AND MEDIUM QUALITY AD PRICES TENDING
LOWER: 3EST FED YEARLING STEERS $0.75; SEVERAL LOADS $8.25 TO '.50U PACKAGE LIGHT
H:EIFER YEARLINGS UP TO 50.75; MOST FED HEIFERS TURNING AT $7.56 TO 8i*40; SHE-STOCK
FULLY STEADY WITH LIGHT BUTCHER,HEI FEARS STRONG; 63ULLS 10 TO 5 CENTS HIGHER; LOWER
CADES SHOWING MOST UPTURN. WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS UP TO $4.75; VEALERS SCARCE AND
,MOSTLY STEADY AT 07.00 TO 7i50, MOSTLY ON GOOD 0 1RADE OFFERINGS*
NOGS: PERCENTAGE LIGHT HOGS INCREASED. FEWER HEAVIES; -IDERAL SUPPLY PACKING
-/-- SOWSoS; MARKET OPENED WEAK TO TO UENTS LOWER THAN FRI DAY LATER TRADE UNEVEN-
%Y 10 TO 5 CENTS LOWER,. SOrME HEAVIES OFF LESS; .GOOD TO'CHOICE '70 TO 22Q0 UNI7S
7. 5 TO $7.30; TOP 977.5, LATER SALES DOWN TO. $7*50; 230 T 290 POUNQS $645 TO
7_50; EARLY SALES, TO 7.65; EEW3300 TO POUND 00 TO $8,330 GQD O CHOICE
r) lOb POUNDS 0(b TO (0G5; 5TO7 kpLAlN KIN6S 5 DOWN TO
5 ; PA IG S T OUN6$ TO450 POUNDS 3 5.U; SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS
IN05 To $ 0AND A R OEt .
SHEEP: MARKET 25 TO MOSTLY 50 CENTS LOWER, 'FAIRLY ACTIE AT cIJ.NE EARLY DULK
----G- OODAN CHOICE NATIVE EWE AND WETHER -LAMBS 7 TO .O U TO PACKERS,
SEVERAL DECKS $7'.5 AND 67.75 TO YARD TRADERS AND ICTY BUTCHERS, SHIPPER DEMAND
APPARENTLY NARROW; "EST RANGE LAMBS HELD ABOVE $7.75( FEW NATIVE SLAUGHTER EW/ES
$1-.75 TO $3. 00 ,
KANSAS CITY MARKET- I 1:00 A. M.
CATTLE: LIGHT WEIGHT NATIVE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO
----- STRONG; WEICHTY STEERS SLOW, WEAK; LITTLE DONE ON GRASS STEERS OR GRALS
FAT SHE-STOCKD1 BDING LOWER: nULLS STEADY' VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK TO MOSTLY. b' LOW-
ERn STOCKERS AND FEEDERS COMPARATIX EL SCARCE, FULLY STEADY; 3ULK QODTOCHOICE
LIGHT WEIGHT STEE2 ,,,D YEARLINGS $7.U0 TO. U00 ; YEARLING STEERS $U 41U :. UN
YEARLING HEIFER-S U.U; TWO LOADS MEDIUM 1339 POUND TEXAS CAKE FED STEERS $6.,U, MEOI
Ut.LS $350 TO $4"00, BULK VEALERS 600 DOWN;. FEW $6.50, FEW STOCKERS AND FEEDERS
$ 5-,00 TO $6.00; MIXED STEER AND HEiFER CALVES 86.75-
HOGs: AROUND STEADY TO 10( LOWER THAN FRI DAY'S AVE;,G5-' ON 24rQ POU.D AND DOWN;
--'-- FEW SALES HEAVY WEIGHTS STEADY TO WEAK; TOP $(7Zc ON ISU TO 2|U POUNDS
MOST 5Q TO 240 POUN bS $7.10 TO $7.40Q FEW 200-310 POUNDS Gci4-. sOW STAY TO .0
LOWER; n 4.50 TO $5.15; FEW $5.25 TO $.35 STOCK PIGS STEADY, t6,75 TO 77.5 .
SHEEP: LAMBS FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY, TOP NATIVE AND WYOMING
S LAMBS $7.00; BETTER GRAPES NATIVES MOSTLY $6.75 TO $7600o
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS'(E.,T.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 AM4.
CATTLE: GENERALLY .STEATDY. NATIVE STEEr L N A "ELAT V7'-Y SCARCE A FEW EARLY
SALES l03O. WnSgPTERN STEER RANGE TOP MIXED YEARLINGS
CowsLAR&LY35 TO 1 LOW CUTTERS S. T $.5, TOP MEDIUM DULLS
40;GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $7.5.
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE TO SHIPPERS AND SMALL KILLERS; STEADY TO STRONG W PTH
----- SATURDAY; SOME SALES IU CENTS HIGHER' NO EARLY ACTION ON ACCOUNT OF PACKERS.
TOP $7180. ONE SMALL LOT y7.05. MOST 160 TO 225 POUNDS EARLY, $750 TO .-7.75; 230
TO 250 POUNDS $7.20 TO $,7.50* 260 TO 300 POUNDS $6.75 TO $7.00, 120 To 150 POUNDS
$7.25 TO $7.50; -OWs MiOSTLY $4.50 TO $5.75 .
SHEEP: SLOW; FEW CHOICE LAM3S TO CITY BUTCHERS STEADY TO WEAK AT $7.50 TO f7.75;
PACKERS 3Ir)DING 25 TO 50 CENTS LOWER; NO ACTION ON SHEEP.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
H O G IS : R } ,B 1 7 '
T0-- "3 rcf H 7.00- 7.55 $ 7.5- .5 76 0 767.34 $ .5 75
MED 'VT flf I Cn o7-OH 740-760 7.50- 7.85 7 : i45 7. 0:30
"" 20- n--OH 7.40- 7.60 7 7.75 6.90-- 7.70
HVY 'VT '2W-?90-9 r--CH 7.00- 7H45 3.05- 7035 6.40- 7.00 7'6- 7035
fC 0-d G-OH S.40- 7.30 5.50- 50 5.75- 6,50 .00-6.90
2KG Sows 075300 nED-GD 4.50- ,600 7 50 5.05
0LAU-GHT3ER iGS(Q- 3 GCnO-H3H 7a 6.7.50- 7.5 8 I 0 8
.AV GTK I W5 S- 0, DO 4 *4
ST&W. X~ ~h .6-.sp6a 7270 3: -7*55- 7
0,V COS ,&WS 6- (",Y ) 722 2-633 2 5 6.3 9"3v e .2- tI


STEERS (600"-90) OHO gE
GOOD
MIED I UM
COMMON
STEERS (900-1 100-) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEEES (t100-1300,,) 8HOICE
clool)
GOOD
STEERS (1300-1 500rt) CHOICE
GooD
HEIFERS (550-35-tr) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
80 MMON
COWS HQICE
G.t OO D
COM-lED
LoW U T-OUYT
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) G8-0H._BEEF
L RCUT-.COM-MEOl
\V EALERS (MILK-FED) 0UT -O.H
S MEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-500) GD-CH
0COM-MED.
FDR & STIK< CATT i AND CALVES:
STEERS (bUU-UU':--) OD-HED
STEERS (G0O-1050.f) !m-OH
0OM-MED
HFI FEARS Co D-H
OOM-MED
Cows GD-OH
CALVES (STEERS) O-D-MH
!MEDIUM
SLAIJGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:


69 0-70-'21--
1~:9 I :
3.50- 4 75
s.50o 5





5.75- 6.75
4.50- 5o75
2.75- 4.50'


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7. 00 7 65
52.25- 7.00
02 .25
v:25: G*
6 .50- 75

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7,*25- 05

3G00- 7.00


- G- o.-- 7.00
goo 5.75- 7.00


3 58:q:


5.50-





5,75-

5.00-
4350-








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7 50
75

7,50

675

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508


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7.25-
76 0
6.00-


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o:o
2 15


7:56
5*50


7 25

7.75

7.O


LAMBS: ( -L T50 1OE H 5 0Qu. :4: e .Q I 1 85 6 l I. g :8



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UNITED STATES DEFARMENJT OF AGrUI CULTURE
BJREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH.TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209O


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT,- TUESDAY JULY 21, 1931.


F0RT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CH.ICAGO
NATIONAL STOCK
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
Sl.OUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. IPAUL
WN ICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MAKE
ON`E WEEK AGO,1
To DATE THIS '1
"AME PERIOD LA


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF- LIVESTOCK
( 1 100 A.MoENTRAL T)ME)
CATTLE CALVES HOGS
250 500500 500
G,000 1i000 2i500
5j000 2,500 19,i000
:YA.1S 4,500 2,500 0,000
6G500 300 90000
600 300 O00
3,000 I100 9,i000
1,200 300 4,i000
1,700 2,500 5,500
-700 300 2,600
.. ....... -200 25 I 00
"TS --"- 31i900 --1.0,425-62,)00
I MARKETS i3200 .D050 61:900
IEEK 93,000 22,225 165,900
,ST WEEK 93,500 19,025 17,,000


AT- ELEVEN MARKETSe


SH EEP '1
3,000
3,000
2,500
17,000
S 250
G.000
3,500
S1,000
400

46,650 *
40,r000
(;7,9550
99 An00'


HOLDOVERJ


9,000


Hogs. .
OI R E CT TMtH r~U-
300

2,500
400 600


-38


I ,400

APPROXIMATE NUMDERn OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
ESTIMATED REcEI PTS.


"FORT WiOfTH RECEl PTSJ SHI PMENTS

ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
rAQKER PURCHASES


AND PACKER
CATTLE
2;269


"T.WORTH ACTUAL, TUESDAY, WK AGO 2,762
'TWoRTH ACTUAL, TUESDAY, Yn AGO 4,421
FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET -
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITION AND


PURCHASES, MONDAY,. JULY 20, 1931 .
CALVES H- H '_aG SkE EP
373 0686 6-075
g~o 69,098S
,23 81 225

607 602 2,281
1,206 1,257 1,606
TUESDAY JULY 21,.1931.
SALES REPORT-D UP TO 1i:00pM.)'


CATTLE: CATTLE RECEIPTS HERE TODAY PRO UCED A GREATER VAR) ETY OF. THE CLASSES,
SUITABLE FOR SLAUGHTER, THAN ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY. IN ADDiTIQON TO
THE USUAL OULK CONSIST OF SLAUGHTER STEERS, COWS AND YEARLINGS WERE WELL REPRESENTED
IN THE RUN. *MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE GRASSERS OUT OFFtRINGS OF YEARLINGS
INCLUDED SOME GO)OD FED GRADES.
THE TRADE IN LIGHT AND HANDY WEIGHT SLAUGHTER STEERS HELD ADOUT STEADY,
ALTHOUGH PACKER DE AAND WAS RATHER QUIET. CATTLE 'Tl TH WEIGHT ENCOUNTERED A DULL AND
BEARISH* DEMAND, TENDLNG WEAK TO LOWERn. BULK*OF THE GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS MOVED
AROUND $4.00 T ." $4.75 AND SOME SHORT FEDS OF THE HEAVIER WEIGHTS WERE RE
PORTED IN THE '5Z00 RANGE.
ILI-TTLE CATTLE S-OLD MORE READILY THAN STEERS, MOST'SALE ON A FIRM
3OASIS, A SMALL LOT OF GOOD TO CHOICE HEAVY FAT YEARLfN.GS T.PrPE AT-775 QNE7LOAD
-'2 S5 -U TLS 6EAE^TRAnLE GRADES,
USUALLY SORTS FR'OM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLE, WERE SCATTERED UNDER THE .$5.00 LEVEL.
SOME WEAKNESS DEVELOPED IN. DUTCHEr, AND DEEP COWS ANX OCCASIONAL ALES
RULED L TO | 5 LOWER. QOnD FAT COWS, SMALL LOTS AND NLV IDULS SOLD FROM 3q4. -
TO 50 AND TW/r OR THREE CARLOT SALE8 WERE MDEEROM 3e5 TO $3.t5. MOST OETIE
BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND Z5,0i TO q,25. CUTTERY TYPES MOVED FROM $250U TO
S2.65 AND LOW-CUTTERS WE;.E GROUPED AROUND THE 2.66 LEVEL. PRONOUNCED SCARCITYY OF
SAUSAGE DULLS PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF VALUES APPLICABLE TO THIS CLASS OF STOCKK;
VERY LITTLE BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOCK CATTLE, MAINLY BECAUSE
RECEIPTS CONSISTED MOSTLY OF SLAUGHTER CLASSES*
LITTLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN THE MARKET FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES AND LIMITED
~RECEIrS^ AOE A. MORNING CLEARANCE. THE BETTER GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD
F $6 0 *I00 TO *DU5 AND WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF PLAINU nRA'DES WERE REPORTED FROM AROUND
$4.15 "OWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM. $2i.50 TO 0 500 K
HOGS: LOWER HOG PRICES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS TODAY AND LIGHT
SUPPLIES OFFERED HERE TODAY MOVED EARLY AT PRICES STEADY TO 5< LOWER9
RECEIPTS ESTIMATED AT 50 HEAD INCLUDED 308 HEAD BILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS, A3OUT
iU TRUCK M4OG AND A PART LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. SMALL KjILLES PAID
7i55 THE DAY'S TOP, FOR A FEW LOTS OF TRUCK HOOS AND PACKERS PAID UP TO .7(50U MOST
OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 240 POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM V7.45 TO $755. A
PART' LOAD OF GQQDO O CH1EROUND I 75 POUND RAIL HOGS BROUGHT $7.45' A FEW PACKING
SOWS MOVED AT 747 AND $0 STEADY*
SOWS OVEDA' 3to bAND pys OP
SSHEEP: THREE THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMOS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE?
'' FAT LAMOG PREDOMINATED iN THE SUPPLY AND AN IMPROVED DEMAND WAS NOTED.-
FOR GOOD LAM3Se. PRICES FOR FAT LAMOS RULED 15 TO 250 HIGHER, WITH MOST SALES FULLY:
250 HIGHER. A FEW DECKS OF FAT YEARLINGS AND'WEItHE'S DROUGHT STEADY PRICES. SEVERAL
DECKS OF GOOD FAT LAMOS SOLD AT 5035 AND $5.50'AND FAT LAMBS IN THE TRUCK SECTION
WERE REPORTED FROM $5,00 TO $5. 40. FATYEARLINGS MOVED AT $4.00; TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT
WETHERS AT $3.25 AND AGED FAT WETHERS AT $2.50.

SF CIAL "/ESTE7N GRASS CATTLE MARKET REPORT

'- "KANSAS CITY MARKET -- JULY 21, 1931 .
"' J.At 3,000 WESTERN GRASS CATTLE IN RUN; SLAUGHTER STEES' FULLY STEADY;
CRASS FATt SHE-STO'l< 'LOW 'UT MOSTLY STEADY VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY^STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS, SCARCE. ST'EADY 70 STRONG; SEVEN LQADS MEDIUM TIPPED HORNED IjU POUND TEXAS
QRASS STEERS 5*50; FQUR'LOADS MEDIUM ., 2|7 POUNED HORNED BRAHMAS s,25; COMMON (,0'
TO 1,062. POUND TEXAS 25- COMMON I, 215 TO 10.203 POUND TEXAS $4.65; FEW LOADS OF
PLAIN QUALITY DOWN TON .*00 ONE LOAD MEDIUM 902 POUND SHORT FED KANSAS GRASS STEErS
3025,; BULK GRASS FAT COV'.S $p300 TO S3.75 MEDIUM GRASS HEIFERS UPWARD TO $5.00; CHOIR .
LIGHT-WEIGHT STOCK STEER CALVES $700; 49G POUND STOCKERS $S'50.
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 21, 1931.
'.ESTErN GRASS RUN -COMP'lBED 9 LOADS OUT OF MVNTANA QRY AREA IN THIS
CONSIGNMENT 125 HEAD YEARLING STEElRS SCALING 537 POUNDS; DROUGHT $-6.75. 22 HEAD
-EIFERS AVERAGING :500 POUNDS $5.50; ONE LOAD T'Q-YEAR-OLD STEERS AVERAGING 737 POUNDS
$5Q00; A3OUT ONE-_OAD 750 POUNDS HEI FERY COWS $3. 50, WITH A FEW PACKAGES STEER CALVES
AT $525; ALL GOING TO FEEDER DEALERS. SEVERAL LOADS NATIVE GRASSErS DROUGHT $5.50 TO
0Sb0*TO KILLERS; TWO LOADS SCALING A53OUT 1,000 L0S. $5975; NATIVE 8TOCKERS MOSTLY
5.QQ To $5.50; A FE' STRICTLY GOOD 0MIS8OURI GRASS COWS HAVE SOLD THIS WEEK UP TO
.60UU, RUT MOST GRASS COxWS 4p,00 TO 95u00, GRASS HEIFERS $5.50 TO ;7800, ACCORDING TO
WEIGHT AND CONrlTION*.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. STLouisaS) MARKET--JULY 21, 1931.
R"ECEIPTS WESTERN GRASS CATTLE TODAY 33 CARS AGAINST 44 LAST TUESDAY.
MARKET STEADYY TO 25 CENTS LOWER ON STEERS; MOSTLY STEADY ON SHE-STUFF. STEER RANGE
5.35 TO I3.6O; MAJORITY IN THE 85.00 COLUMN. OKLAHOMA HEIFERS $5.75 TO $5.05; COWS
$4.50 TO $4.85. Two CARS OF OKLAHOMA STAGS $4.00.
ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 21, 193.1*
WESTERNN GRASS CATTLE FOUR LOADS, GENERALLY STEADY; ABOUT THREE LOADS
COMMON KANSAS STEERS "4.G0 TO $5150; FEW STOCK CALVES $5.50.
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CHIACAO MAKET- 1:0 50 A*.M.
CATTLE: ACTIVE AND STONF.G T0 UNEVENLY HIGHER TRADE ON YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS;
--.- GOOD AND CHOICEt WEIGHTY BULLOCKS FULLY "TEADY, DUT LOWER GRADE OFFERINGS
SLOW; FAIRLY LIVELY TRADE ON ALL GRADES AND' CLASSES SHE STOCK; LIGHT BUTCHER rEi FES
RULING STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER; LOW QUTTERS AND CUTTER COWS FI RM. I INSTANCES }0-15(
HIGHER; OULLS AND VEALE"S STEADY; ILLINOIS FED YEARLINGS TOPPED AT $0.35; SC\LTNG
054 POUNDS, SEVERAL LOADS $3.25 TO 8.60;G YEARLING HEIFERS UP TO OUTSIDE PRICE,
CHOICE 1,440 POUND DULLOCKS TOPPED FOR THEIR CLASP AT $3.0iQ- ULK BETTER GRADE WEIGHTi
STEERS GOING AT $7.50 UP'ARD3 T MEDIUM HEAVIES $6&50 TO 0,75; ONTANA GRAS
YLZARLINGS TO FEEDER r EALER $607(; WEIGHTY SAUSAGE RULLS $4.50 TO $4-.0; V(ALERS MOST
$7.00 TO $3,00, FEW .25.
HOGS: MARKET RATHER SLOW, MOSTLY 10-200 DE4OW (I!DAY'S AVERAGE* SPOTS "25.nR .ML:
-- LOWER ON INT'Er.VEE' KINDS; WEI-GHTS' ABOVE P.0 U POUNDS VERY SLOW; SUPiPLY LIMIT
MAKING NEAR STEADY, PACKING SOQAS UNEVENLY 10-1 5. LOWER; GOOD TO CHOICE 170-220u POUNn
$7:.40 TO $7,55, loP ^7.30; 230 TO 230 POUNOS $G75 TO '7.30; GOOD .TO CHOICE 40-Ir-)
-POUNDS T7O0O TO 7,,40; PGs $3G.25 TO.$7.00; PLAIN KINDS DOWN T 5.50U AND ELOWPAC_-
sows $25 TO 5,00; SMOOTH LIGHT-WEIGHTS UPWARD fO $535; FEW BUTCHER sOWS TO b.r
SHEEP: E4RL MART,-.ET 3STLY STEADY RANGE LAMB. HEL HIGHER; GOOD AND CHOICE NATI"i
TO---- S.b TO 7.50;" 'ro PACKERS. FEW DECKS 7.75 TO YAnRD TRADERS; BUCKS LAGeLY,
.00 TO $0o.50 TH.-IOWOUTC 54,00 T 500, CHOICE AROUND |04 POUND RANGE -YEARLINGS ,
SLAUGHTER E"WE M40STLY CTPAK TET00 :0 .. '
'" KANSAS CITY 1ARKET--I 1 00 A.M
CATTLE: LIGHT-VWEIGHT F-rD. STEE"S AND YEARLINGS FAIRLY ACTIVE, -STEADY TO 25< HIGHER;
..- -MATU ED FED STEERS AND, GRA'SERS STEADY; OTHER KILLI NG CLASSES CATTLE.LITTLE
CHANGED, VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY;_ STOCKERS AND FEEDERS COMPARATIVELY SCARC- ,TEADV
TO STRONG; CHOICE 9_5 POUND EDRASKA YVEARLING STEES $O.40; MIXED YEARLINGS ou(*; 5
YEARLING HEIFERS 3 020 RULK LIGHT-WEIGHT FOD STEERS AND YEARLINGS $7.00 TO $3.U00;
.-HOICE I*SI OUyp EE 8 $0.00, 1340. POUND WEIGHTS 67 50- SEVERAL LOADS COMMON GRASS
^[Es ",-Uu TO y525.; MEDIUM GRASSERS HELD UPWARD 0 $.0 GRASS FAT COWS MOSTLY
wr0G T ,,75; GOOD TO CHOICE VEALERS $ .00 TO $50; STOCK STEER CALVES OF LIGHT-
WErGHT $7c00, YEARLING STOCKERS" ;STCKT50EER-CAVES.OFLI
HOGS: UNEVEN, ST.EADY''TO 15 LOWER TH AN -MONDAY' S AVERAGE; ,40 POUNDS. AND DOWN SF
_, ,. MOST; TOP ( 7-T35 ON 1"0 TO 2-1 u POUNDS, MOST bEq TO 20 POUNnS_6.690 TO $.75o5
250 TO 325 POUNDS $5'.3 T'O $0.055, AROUND 340 POUNDS AT $5.75; SOWS 15-25( LOWER;
$4.25 TOO$5*0O, PIGS STEADY TO STRONG; $-. 75 TO $7.30.
SHEEP; # L.lTNGCLASEA S STEADY, KANSAS LAM" $7. O0; BETTER GRADES NATIVES MOSTLY
-0- $ TO 00;' CoLORADOS HEL AT $725
.NATIONAL STOCKYAFDS (E. ST. LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
O.ATTLE'- -. STEE- G S LOW, A FEW OPENING SALES nF 30 TH NATIVE AND WESTERN SELECTION
..., STEADY, MIXED'YEARLINGS AND HEIFE",-gTEADY TO STRONG; EEF CF S,,.TRONG TO
'5 CENTS HIGHErV'p OTHI'R CLArSES STEADY. TOP 9o7 PQUND YEAR,.ING STEERS u$.7, *A FEW
0THE~R ^ALS^^3.WYD0 *O .*f; EARLY-EtElN lEEUS S 5.60 TO $5600; CWS.-LARGELY -3.50
TO 4.56U; TOr $0U0. LOW CUTTERS T .6UU TO TO,5; TOP MEDIUM DULLS $4.5u; GOOD AND
CHOICE VEALE1RS $750 '
HOG-S: EK TO 10 CENTS LOWER- THAN MONDAY AVERAGE; ACTIVE AT DECLINE NO EARLY
----- ACTION 6N WEIGHTS ADOVE 230 PQUN0; '2ULK 150 TO 220. POUNDS 7.0 TO T 7;
TOP -7.75" 225 TO 250 POUND 7.25 TO $750; FEW 20 PrOUNDS $7.10;- I TO 150 POUNDS
$7,0 TO 7.65; SOws MOSTLY $4.0 TO $5.50; FEVWL.OHT WEIGHTS UP TO $5.75.
SHEEP: No EARLY SALES. GENERALLY ASKI'.G STEADY, OR $7.00 AND Ar30OVE FOR DEBT LAMRS;
S PACKERS TALKIrJ LOWER.


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-. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
.<-~ ,^BUREAU OF AGNI0ULTUnrAL ECONOMICS ...
MARKET NEWS SERVICE .....
217 LIVESTOCK 0 XCAHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209.
D\ILY LIVEST0K MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY JULY 22, 1931I
TODAYt'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS PF LIVESTOCK" AT ELEVEN MARKETS.*


" ----- (t :uu A'M., CENTRA\L TIME)--


CATTLE CALVES Ho-S SHEEP HOLDOVER UIRECT.THrU*
'ORT WOfRrTH 2,500 -500 -400' 3.SO0 17' 77'
KANSAS CITY. 4000 '300 3;500 5j000
!OH! ACO I10; 000 2,500 13;000 9Si.000 '-8OOO0 2,000
\i/'ThONAL STOCKYARDS 2,500 1,200 6,500 2,000 1,000 500
7;000 300 91000' 12;000
)'LAHOMA CITY '600- 400 '4-00' 200 '.. .
QouX CITY 3,500 "100 7i500Q 3j00 ..
T, JOSEPH 2,500 400 3,500. 5, 00
'-, PAUL. 2,300 2,700 3,500 1, 00
'CHITA .500 .200 1,200, .400 300.
.),'v:R .200 25 .700' .600
TotlA'L II MARKETS 35,000 91125 54;200 4P,700 APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
)NE WEEK AGO, I1 MARKETS 42;300 10'n00 6oS550 56,-650 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
To DATE TH s WEEK 129,400. 31 ,350 220,100 G60,250f INbLUDED. IN THE' DAY1S'
.,AME PERIOD LAST VEEK 135,00 29,025 232,550 56,450 ESTIMATED RECEI IS*
FORT WORTH RTHCEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHlASES, TUESDAY', JULY' 21, 19'3-
CAT'TLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
\CTUAL RECEIPTS 2 ;74 470 31204
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 6A. .
PIACKER PURCHASES ,448 294 438 3,431

'T.WORTH ACTUAL WVEDESr'AY,1K AGO 3,508 503 217. 2,048 -
iT .WORTH ACTUAL,'.VEDNESDlAY,YR AGo 4,355 1,347 2546 ,12910,
FORT W'ORTH LIIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY :JULY 2_ND, 3!.


BASEDD ON MARKET CONDITTINS AND" SALES 'REPORTED UP rO 3:30':.- M,)
CATTLE: AN IMPROVED REMAND FEATURED TH-E TRADE IN SL'AUGHTER. STEErS HERE TODAY
WITH PRICES REMAIN NING GENERALLY STEADY. M.'T OF THE. GRASS .SLAUGHTER-
STEERS SOLD DURING MORNING, ROUNS ON PACKER "ACCOUNT AND FUJLK OF -THE BUSINESS WAS
TRANSACTED FROM 33."50 TO 4,S5C FED CATTLE W.RE" SCAqCE DUT OFFERINGS 'INCLUDED ONE
LOAD QE FAIRLY GOOD E STEERS THAT DROUGHT *$5S0 YARD ESTIMAT-ES. CALLED, FOR R ECEIPTS
F B500 CATTLE AND 06.) CALVES. GlG DULK OF THE CATTLE RUN CONSfI 8TED -OF GRAS$ SLAUGHTr
S T E E .,S .. ..
AND VERY LITTLE CHANGE OCCURRED IN THE MARKET FOr SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS, SHE-
STOK OAND OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE. ONE LOAD OF GO.D TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS TOPPED
AT 7.75 AND OTHER SALES OF LI T:lE,,,qATTLE WERE REPORTED AT $"7.00 AND LESS. FAT -COWS
RANGED UP TO AN -EXTRErME.TOP OF Q-,b, THIS PRICE PAID. FOR ONE LOAD OF CHOICE COWS#
T, .A.Tl T0 THAT 00 L D A T- AM! PR-E LAA.:'. .Afl3 AT COWS MOVED .)AT
,,.oV AND BUTCHER GRADFy- FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND 5uUU0 TO '$5) T L.OW-CUTTER SOUITVS ERE
LISTED MOSTLY AROUND $2,00. FEW SAUSAGE .ULLS CHANGED HANDS AROUND AND UNDEi .30U.
PURCHASES 'OF STOCK CATTLE INCLUDED S6ME GOOD GRADE- RTOGK STEER..YEARL-NGS
At 50AND A.GIX CAR STRING OF STOCK HEIFER YEARLINGS AT A COLjNTRY.GQ.NTRACT .PRICE
OF $0 t00. "A ; T '*O
SLAUGHTER CALVES HELD A0OUT $TEA#)Y AKD -THE LIM.I TED RECj.PT8 MADE A GOO.D
.,ORNI'NG CLEARANCE, THE BETTER GRADES'OF EAY FATCAyES SOLD FROM U TO.#5 ,ON
S MALL KILLER ACCOUNT AND MOSTLY FiOM $.5U TO FoUU ON LARGE PACKER' ACCOWNT,,I ULL
SORTS. AND RANNIES WERE PEDDLED AROUND 82U50 TO $3e ..UU
HOGS: ONLY 400 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TO-DAY1S LOCAL TrADE. MORN I INg ARR.IVALS .
I- INCLUDED 177 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS, AO30UT 160 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE
LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET,*
SML KL LOCAL HOG PRICES REMAINED STEADYTODAY, AND E UT RucK HOGS SOLD TO
SMALL. KILLERS AT $i7,55, THE ay'sS TOP, PACKERS STOPPED AT $7n5 ON TRUCK H.GS AN
3ULK-OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 17r) TO 240 POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT $7.45'AND 37.50. THE
LOAD' OF RAIL HOGS CONSISTED OrF MEDIUM TO GOOD 173' POUND LIGHTS- THAT SOLD TO PACKERS
AT $7'45. A FEW PRACKINMG'. OJG S WE 'E REPORTED AT $4. 50-AND $5.00,' StEADY,
SHEEP: "P E "QUALITY OF THE SHEEP AND LAM3S OFFERED HERE TODAY SHOWED CONSI DERA7Lr.:
IMPROVEMENT OVER RECENT SUPPLIES AND PRICES FOR FAT, LAM3S AND WETHERS
RULED STEADY TO 257' HIHERP QUALITY CONSIDERED. A FEW YtARLINGS 3OLD STEADY. RECEIPTS
WERE ESTIMATED AT 3, 5 R:EAD. FIVE DECKS' OF GOOD TO CHOICE FAT LAMOS .RnOUGHT $5.05 ON
SHIPPER ACTQUN- AND OTHR FAT LAMr3S SOLD AT "5b.50 AND LESS. FAT YEARLINGS WERE Rg
PORTED AT $3.5 AND I.L TEN DECKS OF GOOD TO CHOICE AGED FAT WETHERS DROUGHT ,75

GS'C7IAL VESTEN$ GRASS CATTLE MARKET REPORT'
K ANSAS CITY MARKET--JULY 22, 1931.. 3 *
0. AROUND 1,50 GRAnA C'ATTLE IN RUNtI;" SLAUGHTER STE-ERS STRONG TO 25(' HIGHER;
UPTURN ON THE LIGHTER WEIGHTS -OF MEDIUM GRADES GRASS FAT SHE-STOCK LITTLE CHANG ED
V'EALERS. AND CALVES. STEADY, STQCKERS AND EEDERS SCARCE, LRM THREE LOADS MEDIUM f ,0C
FOUNDD EXS GRA TEEAERS LSI, i. U. ONE LOAD LIGHT WEIGHTS $2_ COMIION GRASS STEER;,
r,-5 TO $5.35; 'LAIN 0223'PoUND OKLAHOMA GRAZED MEXICANS -M.25; O..E LOAD MEDIUM 3
POUND TEXAS BRAHM1A STEERS ANrD HEIFERS $3.0Q, MEDIUM 575 POUND GRAFS HEIF RS
MOST GRASS COWS .*3.00 Tt o3.75; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS $SF0S; 3ULK WEIGHTY CALVES, .?''
OOWN. *
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 22, 1931.
NO WESTERN GRArSERS HEREe NATIVE GRASS .STEERS SELLING STRONG ON DOTH
KILLER AND STOCKER ACCOUNT P GAC(OWSOMLY STEADY ULK OF.GRAg l OP CQP.G
NATIVE GRASS COWiS SELLING T $,0 TO p AND GRAS H TH
MEATY KINDS OF YEARLING TYPE UP TO 7.2 AND BETTER; HIGHER MARKET ON LGHT FED HEFE
i,,NDTEER.STLMULATIJNC.THE T"ADE ON V)ELL COVERED G RASS E AERS, MOST NATIVE STOCK T"
5,0 iC 0 WITH STRICTbY GOOD K-NDS AT .00 TO AND COMMON OFFER NGS .
",OW!WAR7D; KILLERS TOOK PRACTICALLY EVERYTHING EXCEPT VEpY THIN FLESHED OFFERINGS,
COUNTRY DEMAND NARROW, '
NAT.IOMAL STOCKYARDS (E- ST. LouiIS)1'MARKET-JULY 22, 1931 .
RECEIPTS OF WESTERN GRASS STEEREGHT CARS AGAINST 29 LASf WEDNESDAY,
MARKET 10--5 CENTS LOWER WITH RANGE $5.00 TO $5,S5 U:XJLK $5,65. .
"ST, JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 2 1,31. j *3
WESTERN GRASS CATF-E, ,L9 LOADS, SLAUGHTER S EE STEADY JO 15 CENTS
'*GHER;5 LOADS TEXAS G.RAE.-S ..o; FIVE LOADS KANSAS 5 TO 2; STOCKER AND
FEEDERS WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWER, 7 LOADS LIGHT STOCKERS $-.35 TO $5.00.

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.DAILY LIVESTOCK r/(I CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M. '
CATTLE: ACTIVE AND STRONG TO 256 HIGHER, MARKET ON FED S, ERS AND YEARLINGS
S YEARLINGS AND LIGHT STEERS SHOW MOST ADVANCE, ALLQ INTERESTS BUYING B3UT
MEDIUM WEIGHT AND WEIGHT STEERS SHARING UPTURN; ESPECIALLY BETTER GRADES SUITABLE
FOR SHIPPERSi D'OAD SHIPPER DEMAND STIMYLATING FACTO.R tN MARKET: $9. PAID FOR 90
FOUND ILLINOIS FED YEARLING STEERS; SEVERAL LOADS $3T75 TO $&.0; VERY LIBERAL SUPPLY
YEARLING AND LIGHT STEER CROP SELLING AT .i UPWArD;" EST LIGHT HEIFERS $005;
NEW HIGH ON ROPrt MOST WEIGHT STEERS TURNING AT $7.25 TO $7i75 WITH BETTER GRADES
LARGELY AT $7.50 TO $G.I|0; APPROXIMATELY 1,300 POUND AVERAGES BRINGING 98.40; FULLY
STEADY TRADE ON ALL GRADES AND CLASSES SHE-STOCK, -ULLS AND VEALERS; NO WESTERN GRAS,
HERE,
H OGS: MARKET UNEVEN, MOSTLY STEADY WITH TUESDAY"S AVERAGE; SOME STRONG-WEIGHT
l- OUTCHERS'.AND PACKING SOWS STRONG G i10 ENTS HISHERQ SOME_0bDS WAK TO 15-;
L1OWER; GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 220 POUNDS 7.4U 'TO $7.55, TOP $.60U; .230 TO 00 POUNDS
6*40 TO $7*35; 290 TO 300 POUND $6.00"TQ $6.25; FEW'TO -p6i40, GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TC
-S00 POUNDS $7.10 T% 37.40; PIGS 06.25 TO $ 700. PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO $5i50; PACKING
ows $4o15 TO $5.00;'SMOOTH LIGHT-WEIGHTS 5.l0 TO $5.50; nUTCHER SOWS TO $5.75.
,EEP: EARLY MARKET RTEAPY TO'25 CENTS HIGHER,; CHOICE NATIVE LAMOS ON OUTSIDE
71'- '' ACCOUNT SHOWING ADVANCE' VERY LITTLE DONE TO PACKERS; GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVE
,WE ANDWETER LAtMOr3S 7.00 TO $7.50;_SEVERAL DECK8 $7.75 TO $3.00. BEST RANGERS -ELD
AROUND $.O NATIVE SLAUGHTER- EWES $2.00 TO 33.0, FEW CHOICE LIGHT WEI GHTS .3.5b.
': KANSAS CITY MARKET--11:00 A.M.
C04TT.LE: FED STEEjS AND YEARLItNGS FAIRLY' ACTIVE, STEADY TO 25( HIGHER; MOST UPTURN'
- 0" O IJGHT-WEIGHT FED STEERS AND YEARLING'S, GRASS.STEERS IN MODERATE SUPPLY,
STRONG TO 25 HIGHER;'GRASS FAT SHE-STOCK AND DULL_ CHANGED; VEALERS AND CALVE
S-EA'DY, STOCKER-S AND FEEDERS SCARCE, FIRM. CHOICE o_ PQUND YEARLING HEIFERS $U.75
158 POUND STEE'S $50, CHOICE 1,297 POUND WEIGHTS 08.00, BULK FED STEERS AND
YEARLINGS $7.00 TO u.25; .COMON TO MEDIUM GRASSERS ,r.65 TO 6.25; .SEVERAL LOADS .
LG.THT-WEIGHTT.AS G.RASSER-S.-4-0.10 TO ,2 MEDIUM DULLS UPWARD TO 640. PRACTICAL
VBALER TOP,.,$., MOST WEIGHTY CALVES 5Q DOWN; SCATTERED LOTS STICKERS AND FEEDERS
R*5 TO $6.25; LIGHT-WEIGHT STOCKERS 0b.0bU. "
HOGS: .SLOW, ADOUT STEADYWITH TUESDAY' AVERAGE, MOSTLTgH IPPERS; PACKERSS ..
---- INACTIVE, TOP 7.35 ON I. TO ji POUNDS, MOST 1.0-. POUNDS TO .'
FE/ 260-30Q.POONR 6Q 25'TOSaQ0; SOWS WEAK T05 LOWER. WE I'GHTY KINDS SHOWING LOSS,
MOSTLY $40'TO. $Z-75; 'FEW $0UU, PIGS STEADY, $.75 TO $0.37U
SHEEP: LLLNG CASES FULLY STEADY TOP NATIVE LAMOS $7.00, D.T6R GRADES MOSTLY
S6.75 0TO $7oUU; ODD LOTS SLAUGHTER EWES DOWNWARD FROM $3.0.O
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS)MARKET--9:50 A.M.
BATTLE: S'EER SUPPLY LIGHT; FAT LIGHT-WEiGHT STEElS AND MIXED YEARLINGS AN HEIF.RS
-' t STEADY TO STRONG; OTHER NATIVE STEERS SLOW; WESTERN GRASS STEERS /8TO ID
CENTS LOWER;'VEAIERS 50 CENTS HIGHER AT $0.00 OTHER'CLASSES STEADY. TOP 1020 POUND
YEARLING'STEERS' $.90, OTHER SALES $0.35 TO $i75; FAT MIXED*YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS "
$7J75 TO $9.00; MOSTLY SMAIL LOTS. COWS LARGELY $4.00 TO P4.75; LOW-CUTTERS $2.00
IQ$.50;-TOP MEDIUM'DULLS $4.50; GOOD'AND CHOICE VEALERS $-.00. WESTERN STEER SALES
$0UU 0TO $5.65.
4160S: : FAIRLY ACTIVE MOSTLY STEADY, BULK BETTER I (0-TO 220 POUNDS $7.60-TO $7,75;
$- EARLY TOP ,7075- MOST 230 TO 250 POUNDS $7.15 TO $7.50; 60 TO 290 POUNDS
$6.50 TO $70.0; 100 TO 150 POUNDS 7.00 TO $7.60; SOWS MOSTLY $4,50 TO $5.,50 SMOOTH
LIGHT-WEIGHTS HIGHER : '
SHEEP. FEW EARLY 'SALES TO CITY BUTCHERS, STRONG AT :7.50; GENERALLY ASKING 25 CENT
OR MORE HIGHER; PACKERS BIDDING STEADY, OR $7o00 AND BELOW FOR DESI'RADLE
LAMDS* FORT WORTH Q-ICAGO KANSAS CITY E.- ST.LOUIS.
HOGS:LSOFT OR DILY HOGS AND. UL LUL '- -ULOSE- ULUL SE
= CASTING PI GS EXCLUDED) .

MED,'V
$ T ,2$o 0$ 0- 5-$
HvvWT ;250-2 gcU- hifc 4 g:;^O J^I h:|3 Ut.
PK'~s 275-50Q ['1D:-G D 4.50-. 5.00 4. LO- 5.50 4.0(- 5.00 4. 405" 575
SLAU.HTEKR,4IS 3 D:,- QD-C- 6:-5 -- 7-00 --" 5U- 700-7.40
AVCoST &WT.TUESa.(Cs EXCL) 7:24-"20' 5.96-2GC 6:20 746-2 2- .


SLAUGHTER' CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALEFS:


STEERS (5UUT-UIU') CHOICE
GooD
MEDIUM
OMMON.
STEERS (900-I I0 o) UH8'CE
GOOD
MEDIUM
O COMMON
STEERS (I100-130) HOIE
GOOD
SESED 1IUM
TEERZS (1300-15001')) CHOICE
Goor).
HEIFERS (550-5(0) CnH.ICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
:. COMMON
tows CHOICE
SLo GiOD
BULLS (YRLG EXCL)G-UHC3.,EEF}.
.CUT-0UM--MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
MEDIUM
CULL--OM
CALVES (250-5050) GOD-CH
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STEERS (800-105Qt)
HEIFERS
Cows
CALVES (STEERS)
SLAUGHTER SH EE AND
LAMMS: (91^p UN)
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GD-OH -. 4.50- 5.50 4 50- 5.75 5.00- 6.00
COM-MED 3.25- 4.50 3.00- 4.50 3.50- 5.00
QG-CH 3.5:0- 4.25 3900- 3.5 350- 4,0
COM-MED 3.00- 3.50 2 25- 3.00 0-- 350
GD-H 55- 7.28 6.5- 7.00
MEDIUM 4,0- 5, 550 .5 .50
LAMBS: .
[ED- I UM 50
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... UNITED STATES_ DEmARTM-ENT OF AGRICULTURE -
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ...
MARKET NPVS SERVICE -,:-.. --
21J!7 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT ORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: S-2209,
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET R'0RT THURSDAY JULY 23, J931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LiV'ESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS*
(:UI A M4*CETRAL TiME) "
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER- UiRECT' iHRU'

FORT WORTH [,0O0 -500 400 3i000
KANSAS CITY 2, 000 300 2500 3i000 "
CHICAGO 5500 2,000 14,;000 10,000 0,000 2,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,000 1,000 6,500 2,000 1,200 600-
OMAHA 4f000 200 0.0m0' 16c3000 "
OKLAHOMA CITY 600 300 600. 200 O '
SIOUX CITY 2,500 00 9i000 7500 : '
ST. JOSEPH OO 200 2,500 49500 '
ST. PAUL 1,000 1,400 5;300 1,000
WICHITA .200 100 ,000 100. 300
DENVER .500 25 1,800 -.- 1
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 2 ,-10 ... -GitL25 53iG600 47,300 APPROXIMATEE NUMOEER OF
ONE WEEK AGO, II MARKETS 2403 00 6,250 69,400 41;300 DJiRECT AND THRIO HOGS.
To DATE THIS WEEK 151,200 37,475 273,700 207,550 INCLUDED'IN THE DAYS,
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 1 G0,400 35,275 301,950 198,250 ESTIMATED RECEiPTS.

PT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1931.
CATTLE CALVEd HOGe SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 3i01G2 62 .373 3i99 0'
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 622 430 62 3 2,
PACKER PURCHASES 2,219 1434 ..- ,,

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,THU'SDAY,WK AGO ,840 45A 10 ,'
FT.WORTH, ACTUAL,TH'JnsAY,Y AGO ,202 1 ,08.5 56 3,4. '
FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY JULY 23, 1931-r. '
(BASE ON MARKET CONDITIONS ANO SALES REPORTED UP'TO 0 .
CATTLE: CATTLE RECEIPTS OF RATHER LIGHT VOLUME ANb. GENERALLY PLAIN QUALITY,
RUNNING MOSTLY TO SLAUGHTER ..-TEE'S, WERE HOSTED' FOR TODAYIS LOCAL -
TRADE. "PACKER BUYERS PROVIDED A FAIRLY GOOD DEMAND'FOnr GRASS' SLAUGHTER STEERS AT
STEADY TO STRONG PRI CES AND PURCHASED 'ULK OF THE CROP DURING MORNING ROUNbs. CARLOT
SALES OF GRASfERG WERE: REPORTED FROM $300 TO $4.75, 'TE FORMER PRI CE PAID FOR FOUR
LOADS OF VERY PLAIN STEE'S ALMOST I3ETIT8AL IN GRADE WITH CATTLE THAT HAVE BEEN
SELLING AT t3.G5. THREE OR FOUR LOADS OF FED STEERS, THE f3ET ON SALE, DROUGHT' 5Q051
$3.00 AND $r,|, e 0 '
: ARRIVALS FOR THE DAYS TRADE WER[ 4ESTI1I4ATED AT.-1 9,600, 0ATTLE'AND 500
CALVES. SLAUGHTER STEERS PREDOMINATED IN,THE RON AND RELATIVELY FEW FAT 'YEARLINGS
AND COWS WERE RECEIVED 1 "
.. STEAnY VALUES WE;E OUTLiEN .3 KULK OF T HE BUSINESS TRANSACTED IN
YEARLINGS AND 3EEF AND BUTCHER COWS* PACKER DEMAND FOR CUTTER AND LOW'-CUTTER COWS,
HOWEVER, APPEARE-D "!ERY REARISH AND PRICES PAID FOR SUCI CATTLE MEASURED. DECLINES'OF
ADOUT 25 CENTS. A SMALL LOT OF CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS TOPPED AT I7.7'?I AND SEVERAL
LOTS OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS CHANGED'HANDS FROM $.U50 TO $'(00. SORT SALES OF GOOt?_TO t
CHOICE FAT COWS RANGED UP TO $4-25 AND BUTCHER GRADES FOUND ,AN OUTLET AROUND $3.U00
BUTTERY TYPES OF COWS SOLD FROM $2.00 TO .$2.35 AND LOW-CUTTERS WERE LISTED ,FROM $ t 40
TO $I175. NOMINAL VALUES PREVAILED IN THE MARKET FOR SAUSAGE BULLS'AND THE TRADE IN
STOCkER. CATTLE WAS ..ALSO VERY POORLY TESTED, ; '
SLAUGHTER CALVES DREW A FAIRLY ACTIVE DEMAND AND SOLD, IN MOT CASES,
AT FIRM OR SLIGHTLY HIGHER FIGURES. .THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT CALVES, HEAVIES AND.' "
STRONG WEIGHTS, WERE OCATTEREn FROM $5b75 TO )G6G6 AND OTHER WEIGHTY AVoRAGES PRO
DUCED A SERIES OF SALES FROM $5.50 DOWN. CULL SORTS MOVED MOSTLY FOM, $2,50 tO y3'00.
HOGS:. LOCAL HOG 'SUPPLIES TODAY, LIMITED TO LESS THAN 400 HEAD, INCLUDED TWO
---- LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET AND ABOUT 100 TRUCK HOGS.
EARLY REPORTS FROM NORTHERN MARKETS SHOWED PRICE ADVANCES, .BUT LOCAL


TRUCK HOGS MOVED EARLY AT ITEARY P -ICES. THE RAIL HOGS, HOWEVER, SOLD TO' PACKERS
0 T 1 CENTS'HIGHER AS COMPARED WITH VESTERPAYIS RAIL HOG MARKET, THE DAY'S TOP
OFs 7,U, WAS PAID 3Y PACKERS FOR THE TWN LOADS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE MIXED WEIGHT RAIL
HOGS. SMALL KILLER'S OUCHT.,MOST OF THE TRUCK HO, AND PAID UP TO $7.55 FOR SEVERAL
TRUCK LOTS9 PACKERS BOUGHT A FEW TRUCK HOGS AT $74 DAND LESS. No SALES QF PACKING
SOWS WERE REPORTED.
SHEEP: THREE THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMDS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYS LOCAL TRADE,
A3OUT TWENTY DECKS WERE RECEIVED IN THE RAIL SECTION, THESE CONSISTING
MOSTLY OF MEDiUM TO GOOD GRADES OF'LAMDS, YEARLINGS AND WETHERS. MORNING SALES
APPfEARED STEADY, BUT NO CHOICE GRAtES OF LAMBS OR WETHERS OFFERED.' S VERAL DECKS OF"
FAIRLY GOOD FAT LNAADS SOLD AT $5,;50 AND OTHER SALES WERE REPORTED AT g5.25 AND LES'S.
MIXED FAT YEARLINGS AND TWO--AR--OLD WETHERS 'SOLD AT $3.50 AND MEDIUM TO GOOD GRADES ,
OF AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED AT 250.

SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET -EPORT
KANSAS CITY MARKET--JULY 23, I1031.
AROUND 3Ot, GRASS CATTLE IN RUN, INCLUDING 17 CARS SLAUGHTER STEERS.'
TRADE FAIRLY ACTIVE ON GRAr'S FAT KILLING STEERS AT STRONG PRICES; OT-RER CLASSES L4.TTLE
CHANGED; BULK COr4FON TO MEDIUM WESTERN SfEERS $5*25 TO 6.010' TWO LOADS MEDIUM 93
TO 970 POUND TEXAS STEERS $6|10; TWO LOADS. MEDIUM I|,A094 AND 1,215 POUND WEIGHTS $0S0;
COMMON AROUND 950 POUND K -CH I CAGO.'MARKET--JULY 23, 193 1.
NO,' WESTERN CRASSERS HERE BUT SUPPLY GRASSY AND SHORT0FED NATIVES RATHER
LI BE.ERA-.j KILLER MARKET SLOW AND EASY; BUYERS 7'I-SCRIMINATING AGAINST PASTURE FAT STE""'
AND YEARLINGS ,'WHILE COMPEPING TYE FOR GRAIN-FEb KINDS; STOCKERS MOSTLY STEAY; ?ULK
,Alp NATIVES 'VENT AT 34o03 O e Q50U WtH 1OO) AND CHOICE KINDS QUOTABLE AT c0.0U TO.
o0 AND INFERIOR OFFER ERINGS.DOWN TO ,36.5U0; COUNTRY DEMAND SHOWING A LITTLE BREADTH
AT CURRENT.PR.ICES AS SHOWN DY THE FACT THAT MOST OF THIS WEEk; 'S RUN HAS FOUND OUTLET;
SUPPLIES HAVING 3EEN THE LARG8T IN SEVERAL WEEKS; GRASS. COWS AND.HEILFERS STEADY TO
WEAK; MOST GRASS FAT COWS 34.U TO $4 ,.75; GRASS HEIFERS 2.50 TO $S.KO; LOW-CUTTER
cows $2.25 TO $2,.5, WITH STRONG-WEIGHTS $2.75 TO 3.50.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E STLouis). MARKET----JULY 23, 1931.
"RECEIPTS OF WESTERN RASS CATTLE TODAY 5 CARS; LAST THURSDAY 2. MARKET
STEADY. WQ CARS OKLAHOMA STEERS $5.15 AND TWO CARS TEXAS STEERS $6.25, TEXAS COWS
DROUGHT .a 5.
ST, JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 23, 1031.
VESTE'N GRASS CATTLE SIX LOADS, MOSTLY STOCKERS, SELLING STEADY;
$4.50 TO $4.00.
7/23/31 EB
2:00 F. M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)




rAGE #2.
D DILY LIVESTOCK ,ARAK`ET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THUtRSDAY JULY 23nD, 1931.
-, 'CHICAGO MARKET-I 0:50 A.M.
BATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEArLINGS FULLY STEADY; GRASS AND SHORT-FED KIpjS -LOW;
..SPREA- BETWEEN GTRI-,LY GRSAIN-FED KINDS AND GRASSERS WID.:N ;J J.l' r.-O TRICTL'
CHOICEE YEARLING STEERS HERE, 73 POUNrO YEARLING HEIFERS TOPPING AT yoJ;0 MOST DETTf.
tradeD E YEARLINGS AN ') IGHT STEERS $0.00 TO $8 .50; STRICTLY CHOICE ,EA. Fo0 rUiNDS
-ULLOCKSSQLD UP TO 0.65, HOWEVER, 90ME 1360 POUNDS GOING AT 6o.35 WIT0 151 POUND
AVERAGES $u.15; GLASSY AND S-`HORT-FED STE::ERS TURNIN- G SLOWLY AT $7. 5 DOW:WA;rn TO $G.
AND DELOW; LOW-CUTT R AND CUTTER COWS FIRM; GRA SSFAT OFFERINGS "LOW DULLS WEAK TO
10 CENTS LOWER;WIT- S4o PRACTICAL TOP ON Ur.AGE OFFERINGS; VEALERS 25 TO 50 CENT
';GHER; MOSTLY $7S* "O to .0u; WITH SELECTS $.u0
tlOGS: MARKET ACTIVE ON DEST KINDS, DELOW 250 POUNs38; MOSTLY 10 TO 15 CENTS HIGtHl.
THAN 'VEDNES'AY'S AVERAGE: HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW. FEW SALES STEADY TO 109
HIGHER ^ PACKING SOWS.UNJEVENLY 0o-25 CENTS HIGHER: GOOD TO CHOICE 170-220 POUNDS
7.50 TO 7.0; TOP $7.75 230 TO 250 POUNDS $7,j10 TO $755- FEW 270 TO o0 POUNDS
o. TO $6.55; 140 TO 15 POUNDS 87.25 TO 87.60; PIS,. TO $7.00 TrONQ-WEG,
T' B7.25; PLAIN KINDS fOWN TO 5.U50; PACKING S-OWS 2To 4SO50 POUNDS 440 TTO $55;
SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $fl..'35 TO $5.'35; UTCHER SOWAS TO ,5.90.
SHEEP; EARLY MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE TO PACKETS; MOSTLY STEADY. NO STRICTLY CHOICE
"- LAM3S HERE; GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVESS7-.O TO $7.50; EST HELD.H HER. ANGr
7*5 EL H16p *ER., : IANCT
LAMO8 UNSOLD; NATIVE O.UCKS LARGELY 3.0 O TO U5; THROWOUTS $4L00 TO 5UU; STRICTLY
CHOICE AROUND 04 POUN[SG NATIVE YEARLINGS $3.25, FEW SLAUGHTER EWES $200 TO $3.25.
KANSAS nITY MARKETI-- 0:55 A.M.
CATTLE: BCEF STER7S AND YEARLINGS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG; SPOTS 25( HIGHEFr
-T .... ON.LIGHTWEIGHT FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS; OTHER KILLING CLASSES MOSTLY
STEADY; VEALERS AND CALVES STRONG. STOCKER AND FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY; TOP 07
PAID FOR ,-XU POUND MISSOURI FED YEARLINGS AND 950 POUND NEBRASKA$' OTHER FED STEERS
7 .40 AND .00; EST STEERS WITH WEIGHT $7.75: CHOICE T09 POUND COLORADO HEIFERS
$0C35; BULK CO.4MrON TO MAEDIU. GSS STEERS $5.25 TO 0-xLO0TWO tOADS AROUND 950 POUND
KANSAS GRSAZED TEXA., STEERS $O,5S; FEW GRAS8 FAT COWS 3U00 TO 375; PRACTICAL TOP
V.ALERS $.50; GOOD C0 POUND'F.EEDERS 575; ONE LOAD 354 POUND STOCK HEIFER CALVES
2> Sb V rA-b.S..T E,
HOGS: AC T I E J5 TO MOSTLY 25 HIGHER THAN WEDNES 0. I AVERAGE- SPOTS MRlE...
To TOP 7So. ONO M TO 220 POUNDS; MOST 150 TO 50 POUNDS 'A .I0 TO $T 020
TO,20 POUNDS 0.25 TO )7o10; 300 TO 320 POUNDOS 0.0 TO $6.25;*sows MOSTLY 425 'TO
$51'0; PIGS STEADY, T6O I0 HI'GHERn, $G75'TO $7.40.
SHEEP' KLING.CLASSES STEADY TO STt ONG TOP NATIVE LAMOS $7OQ; BETTER GRADES
,- $s.75 TO Q,7.00; TEXAS LAMDS 6G.00 TEXAS YEARLINGS 4.50o
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:45 A. M.
CATTLE: SCARCELY ENOUGlH NATIVE STEE S ON SALE TO MAKE A MARKET; SALES MOSTLY STEADY'
... VEALERS 50U HIGHER; DULLS STEADY TO 25 CENTS LOWER; OTHER CLASSES GENERALLY
STEADY. TOP YEARLING STEERS 055 POUNDS C.90" FOUR CARSIWESTERN GRASS STEERS $5e15 T
$g.J5; FAT MIXED YEARLINGS ANO HEIFERS LARGELY "7 75 TO 8.5; INDIVIDUAL HEIFERS UP
TO $9.50; o 3.75 TO 4.7T5; LOW-CUTTERS 2.00 TO $2.50; TOP MEDIUM 3ULLS $4.25;
GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 80.50 '
H0S; FAIRLY ACTIVE; UNEVEN. 10 TO b5 CENTS HIGHER TOP 67,Q0. SULK L50 TO 225
POUNDS'`7,75 TO 7.90 230 TO 250 POUNDS $7.35 TO 7.0; 260 TO 300 POUNDS
$3.75 TO $7.25; 325 POUNDS'$C.50; MOST 10'0 TO 140 POUNDS 725 TO $7.75; sows $4.50
TO $5.50; MOSTLY.
SHEEP: NO EARLY SALES; PACKERS .IDDING STEADY TO AROUND $7.00 FOR DESIRABLE LAMSS;
GENERALLY ASKING HIGHER.
__ ,"kST.L0O I.S.
FORT NORTH CHIAGO KANSAS CITJY. E. ST, LOUIS
HOS: ,SQFT. OnRU LY 9.S.A,, c-T0SE CLOSE1-- O .....


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SLAUGHTER -IGS( L. -' J O CH
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AV OST & .T. K1]O.(,"IGS EXCL)
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND \
"EEES ( OU(..]-U )"CHO ICE
GOOD
ME D I UM
OOMM,.ON
STEERS (900-I 00-) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
,, CoMMO N
STEERS (II00-130*) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (3300-150"X) CHOICE
GOOD
HEIFERS (550-050q) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
Co r.40N
Cows CHOICE
GOOD
: COM-MED
LOW-CU 4TVOUT
BULLS (YRLG EXCL)G-OCH GSEEF
C IJ T-COM-MEr
DEALERS (MILK-FED) GT!-OH
MEDIUM
CULL-C8M
CALVES (250-500') ULcrH
0CO,,l-MED
FDR & STKR CATTL,.E AND HALVES:
STEERS on-.ChED
STEERS (000-1 05(0) C-OH
S0C0OM-MED
HEI FERS rGD-OH
CON-MED.4D
0OWs QD-CH
CON-MED
CALVES (STEERS) ,GD-CH
tMlEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEE" AND LAM3S:


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UN ITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ARI CULTURE
BJUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL EO-ONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE


FORT ',W)RTK4 TEXAS


T'E L EPHO ME S-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK M MARKET REPORT FMDAY -.JULY 24, 1931.

TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I1 1:00 AM*CENTRAL TiME)'


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
OH I CAGO
NAT I ONAL STOCKYARDS
0MAHA
OKLAHOMA OCI TY
SIOUX CITY
3HT JOSEPH
,T4 PAUL
'Vt OH I TA
rENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,1 MARKETS
TO DATE THIS 'WEEK
3AME PERIOD LAST 'JVEEK


CATTLE CALVES
I1500 300
700 200
2,O-0 500
I ,000 300
I,000 100
00 300
2,000 *|00
400 100
1,600 1,400
P.200 .100
50 25
11 i050 3;925
10,C50 4o000
I12,250 41,400
t7f,350 39,275


HOGS
200
2,000
11.,000
2jOOO
I isooo
0,000
600
8;500
.3,000
5,500
.300
48,000
64 400
32,700
3,350:


SHEEP
2,100
7,000
1 ,000
7,000
S200
4,500
5,500
I ;2R00
s -1
1 00
36,|_00
5,500
236,150
2439,350
2 290 50


DOL DOVER

G,000


HOGS
UI 'RECTi

3,000
200
112


I 2-I 0U


20(


500


*APnROXIMATE NUMrER OF
,DIfECT AND THRU, HOGS
INqLUDED IN THE, DAY'S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENT AND FACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, JuL 23 3


\OTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
ACKER URCHASES

FTJorTH ACTUAL" I'AYV'K AGO
-T.,;VORTH ACTUAL, FR. I JAY,YR AGO


CATTLE
1 ,540
350
1,103

t,3


CALVES,
493-
200
552

259
369


HoGs SHEEP '
255 '3,365
'.140 3,35


32 .3 .'2,36 '
4291 2,5'5


FORT wORflTH LIVESTOfK MARKET FRIDAY JULY 24,19 .31
(BA3Eo ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES R REPORTED. UPr TO :-00 PTM.)
CATTLE: SLAUGHTER STEERS MOVED RATHER FREELY ON TODT)AYIS LOCAL TNAOE AND A GROD
CLEARANCE WAS MADE DURING THE" FORENOON AT `STEADY- TO STRONG PRnICES,
THIS CLASS OF CATTLE FORMED 2JLK OF THE DAY IS SHORT SUPPLY, POSTED AT' |,50& HEAD, .
AND THE OFFERINGS INCLUDED LOW-COSTING GRASGSERS AS WELL AS THE- BETTER FED GRADES.
CRASSER. SALES WERE REPORTED MOSTLY FROM, -60 TO $4.'50 ALTHOUGH SOME COMMON' AND
INFERIOR LITTLE STEERS SOLD AS LOW AS $o3I0. QUITE A LITTLE BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED
IN THE GETTER GRA'1E" OF FED STEERS FROM 5, 50. TO. 3.75. ONE LOAD OFDIG WEIGHT FED
CATTLE DROUGHT $5375 SOME HANDY WEIGHTS SOLD AT :5.75 TO G.SO, GOOD HANDY WEI GHKS
WERE REPORTED AT ~.(3'5 AN.D ORDER BUYERSS PURCHASED A FIVE CAR STRING OF GOOD 1)040 POUND
STEERS AT $3.75, THE DAY'S ThP. e ,." .
,RACTICALLY NO GOOD TO CHOICE FAT YEARLINGS WERE RECEIVED OUT SOME
MEDIUM GRADE BUTCHER HEIFERS CHANGED HANDS AT STEADY PRICES O" $5.00 TO $5.50. THE
GENERAL MARKET FOR OTHEc, CI ,SES.OF .CATTLE, INCLUDING OOWS AND MI ID OUTCH.ER CLASSES, .
REMAINED UNCHANGED., :E LOAD Or)F G0ob F AT.COIA:'NL.jAT 4k0' UTtHER f QA S WERE
LISTED MOSTLY AROUND 30, AND LOW-CUTTER. SORTSMOVED AROUND $iO50 TO ,.I75, BULL
VALUES WEi'E VFRY PG()RLY TESTED, OWING -T SCARCITY, AND THE TRADE IN STOCK AND FEEDING
CATTLE APPEARED MOSTLY N .OMINAL, FOR THE SAME REASON.
SLAUGHTER CALVES AND VEALERS WERE WANTED AT FULLY STEADY RATES AND
OCCASIONAL SALES NOTE SMALL ADVANCES. ONE LOAD OF VERY GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES
BROUGHT $.25, A LOAD OF MEDIUM WEIGHTS SOLD AT $S.00 AND MALL LOTS OF GOOD HE.AV I E.S,
INCLUDING SOME ON THE SHORT. YEARLING ORDER, RANGED UP.TO $6,50. HE RECEIPTS IN-
CLUDED ONE LOAD OF GOOD'LIGHT WEIGHT VEALERS THAT-ALSO TOPPED AT 06.50. WEIGHTY
SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRADES WERE SCATTERED UNDER $5.50, INCLUDING CULL SORTS
FROM $2.50 TO $3I0. 0 :
HOGS: ONLY 2`0 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TOOAYIS LOCAL TRADE. MORN I NG ARRIVALS
INCLUDED AnOUT. 210 TRUCK HOGS. N O RAIL HOGS WERE RECEIVED. E
STROtNG T HIGHER PRICES WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS AND LOCAL TRUCK
HOGS MOVED EARLY AT PRICES 10 fo 20 CENT$ HIGHER THAN YESTERDAYIS TRUCK MARKET. '
PACKERS AND SMALL KILLERS BOUGHT GOOD TRUCK HOGS UP TO 70.(70, THE DAYS TOP, AND
LK OF THE 3ETTER GRADES OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM "EIGHT T"UCK HOS SOLD FROM.6'7.60 TO
7T.70. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT STEADY PRICES OF $r475 AND $5.00 ',
SHEEP: THE LOCAL SHEFEP AND LAMD ESTIMATE, MADE EARLY AT 1,200 HEAD, WAS LATER
RAISED TO 2,100 HEAD. ABOUT 14 DECKS WERE RECEIVED -Y RAIL, DULK CON-
SI STING OF FAT LAMBS. BUYERS WERE OUT EARLY AND FAT LAMD PRICE'S RULED STRONG TO
D CENTS HIOHER7*A FEWI YEARLINGS AND WETHERS SOLD STEADY. lOOD FAT LAMF3S SOLD AT
<*5.5, $5*5 AND )5.75. FAT YEARLINGS AND TWO-YEAR-OLD WETHERS, MIXED, DROUGHT
$3.50 AND TWO DECkS OF AGED FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $2.50.
SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLE MARKET REFORT
KANSAS CITY M4ARKET--JULY 24, 1331
t3MTLY A CLEANUP TRADE, MARKET UNCHANGED. FOR WEEK: KILLING STEERS
STRONG TO 256 HIGHR, V'ELL CONDITIONED LIGHT-WEIGHTS TAKING THE FULL ADVANCE, SHE-
STOCK STEADY' TO EASIER; :'ULLS WEAK, VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK TO MOSTLY 50 CENTS LOWER;
STOCKERS AND FEEERS STTONIG TO 25 HIGHER. BULK PRI CES': 'COMMON TO MEDIUM WESTERN
STEERS 8,.2"To 3.25; CKE-FED KANSAS COws UP.T- $4.7B: BULK GRASS FAT COWS 63.00
T0 $3.75; GRASS HEIFERS 4'.00 T f3.50, WESTERN N 3,LLS *00 T 375; PRACTICAL
Tn 0 .00"., .,5 1 nI
TOP VEALERS $350, STOCKERS AND FEEOERSn$,-.50 TO, S25; STOCK STEER CALVES UP TO 7.0 .
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 24, 1931. D)
NO "IESTr',N CRARSERS HERE, TRADE ON ALL GRADES AND OLASES GRASS CATTLE'
WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWER"; -MOST GRASS-FAT COWS SELLING AT $3.50 TO 450. 25 CENTS OR
MOrRE LOWER THAN EARLY IN THE WEEK, THESE.AS WaELL AS GRASS HEIFERS 6.50 DOWN TO,',4*00,
HAVING LOST UPTURN SCORED EARLY IN WEEK, UNDERTONE VERY WEAK ON GRASS BATTLE, KILLERS
DISCRIMINATING.AGINST CRASSERS WHILE PAVING PREMIUM FOR STRICTLY GRAIN-FEDS; CUTTER
cows 2.25 TO 3.00, ,MOSTLY. STRONG-W-EIGHT CUTTERS UP TO 3.25; MOST-GRASS DULLS ;
$3.50 TO $4-25; NATIVE STOCKERS GRADING. COMMON TO GOOD $4.5 TO $.5.50; REPLACE.I ENT
CAT-TLE HAVING RUN FREELY THIS WEEK AND CL'OGtING THE PERIOD STEADY.
'I NATIONAL S'TOCKYARDS (E. ST.LoUI s)MARKET--JULY 24, 1351-.
RECEIPTS THI S WEEK 1,01 CARS, LAST WEEK 96. COMPARED WITH CLOSE OF
LAST WEEK, STEERS ST.ArY TO 25 CENTS LOWER, WEIGHTY KINDS SHOWING THE LOSS; COW _AND
HEIFERS THE FORE PART OF THE WEEK 25 CENTS HIGHER. STEER PRICES RANGED FPROM 4,5
TO .0.60; JULK "-35 TO $3.35. HEIFERS RANGED FROM $5.65 TO $7.50, PULK $S.50 TO
ySo.5 HILE CO!V'VALUES SPREAD FROM 8$4.25 TO $4. 35.
ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 24, 1931.
'VESTFRN GRAr'S CATTLE FOUR LOADS, MARKET STEADY; WARMED UP KANSAS
YEARLINGS $3.75; STOCK CALVES $3.00; 04Q POUND FEEDER STEERS $5.25. FOR WEEK: 46.
CARS COMPARED TO 33 LAST WEEK. -SLAUGHTER CLASSES MOS^LYS 6 LGER; STOCKERS AND
FEEDERS STEADY; MAST SLAUGHTER S EpS AND.YgARLINGS -.J-O TO _5.75 RUN 'oSTL'oST
^5~ <.N TOEE^EbO 'n L* ^>KRpo^5T ^2; SEVERAL LOADSFEDS 45TO525
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DAILY LIVESTOCKO( RKET CONDITIONS AND qUOTATIONS FRIDAY JULY 24, [3I.
CHICAGO MARKET-- i 0:30 A.M.
BATTLE: ACTIVE TRADE ON STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND.YEARLINGS; NO CHOICE
.... /.. HEAVIES HERE; YEARLING HEIFERS -SCALING 735 POUNDS TOPPED AT $0.60; SOME
?52 POUND OFFERINGS BRINGING $0.40; MEDIUM WEIGHT STEERS $7.60OAND PLAIN 350 POUND
AVERAGES $SSO; ALL GRASSY AND SHORT-FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS, AS WELL AS GRASS COWS,
SLOW' AND WEAK; COWS RULING AT LEAST 25 CENTS UNDER EARLY THURSDAY; LOW CUTTER AND CUT-
TEtN CO '!S STEADY, .3ULK LOW-CUTTERS MAKING $2.25; STRONG-WEIGHT CUTTERS $2.75 TO $3.25;
MOST GRASS FAT COWS 03050 TO $4.50, DULLS AND VEALERS STEADY; MOST SAUSAGE DULLS i
84,00 TO $4,50; OUTSTANDINGLY HEAVY KINDS QUOTADLE TO $4.65, pULK VEALERS $7.00 TO
$r 00; CHOICE KINDS $r',00 TO 050.
Hots: ECEITS INCLUDE 2500 DIRECTS. MARKET VERY' ACTIVE ON WEIGHTS DELOW 240
-- .. POUNDS MOSTLY 25( HIGHER THAN THURSDAYIS AVERAGE, HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW,
UNEVENLY STEADY TO 15r. HIGHER, PACKING SOWS UNEVEN, MOSTLY STEADY ,tO. (O HIGHER,
i SPQTS ON L|GHT WEIGHTS PARLY 15 TO 250 UP* GOOD TO CHOICE 70-220 POUNDS P7.7 U TO
.00. 23b-250 rPoNs S $7.25 TO $7.75; 2M0.300 POUNDS S3.00 TO $7.00, 140-I0O POUNDS
$750-$79Q. P1IGS$^75 TO $7.50, PLAIN KINDS DgOWN TO C.Q9; PACK1NdOWS 300 TO 400
IO)NDS 4.oU TO 3o-, SMOOTH LIGHT WEI GHTS $5.35 TO _5.75, FEW 5,5; EXTREME
WEIGHTS DOWN TO $.25 AND O ELOW. .
SHEEP: FAT LAMOS FAIRLY ACTIVE, FULLY. STEADY.WITH THURSDY' CLOSE; NATIVESSHQWINC
S-- 'MOST PRICE UPTURN; SEVERAL DECKS. CHOICE RANGERS $7.5D, WITH OTHERS HELD,
"?,VE $7,75: 3ULK SORTED NATIVES $7.50 TO $7.75 WITH STRICTLY CHOICE KINDS AT 00T);
BUCK Sl *66 OFF 'AND THROWOUTS LARGELY AROUND $5.50; F.EW ODD LOTS FAT SHEEP STEADY,
AT '$3,00 TO $3.50 WITH WEIGHTY KINDS 'AT v2.75 DOWNWARD; DOJUDLE. DECK, HANDY-WEIGHT
FEEDERS $5.75. "
KANSAS. CITY MARKET--It 00 Al.M.
BATTLE : MOSTLY CLEANU" MARKET ON KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE AT FULLY STEADY PRICES;
DULLS .LOW, WEAK; VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY, .TOCKER8 AND FEEDERS SCARCE,
UNCHANGED; TWO-LOADS GOOD 1072 POUND NErRASKA STEERS $7 75; PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS
$3.50.
HobS: AROUND STEADY TO 10 CENTS HIGHER THAN THURSDAY S AVE'AE, MOSTLY TO SHIP-
... PERS' PACKERS GOING SLOW PRACTICAL TOP 7.65' ON 100 TO 210 POUNDS; 'EW
$7A70; MOST 14.3 TO 240 POUNDS 725 TO $7.35; EW 20O TO 260 POUNDS 7 25 AND >7&30;
HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW, 731DDING AROUND 25 LOWER. SOWS MC0STLY $4.25 TO $5.00 FEW
$5.25, PIGS 10-20 CENTS HIG'ER; $7.000 TO $7. 0.
SHEEP C7ECEI-TS NOW 2,000. LN'DS STEADY TO 25 CENTS HIdHERD; DD SEPSTEADY,
TOP NATIVE LAIDS $7.25, BETTER GRADES MOSTLY $7.00 TO $7.25; /EXA8 LAMDS
$,3*oo.
$3.0 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET- 9:30 A.M.

CATTLE: VEALE'S'50 CENTS*LOWER; OTHER CLASSES ADOUT STEADY WI-TH SCARCELY ENOUGH
DON SALE TO rlAKE A MARKET. A FEW FAT MIXED YEARLIINGS AND HEIFERS $ EIU0 M
DOWNWARD; COWS 3.75 TO p5,00, LOW-CUTTERS AROUND S2.00 TO'$2.25, MOSTLY; TOP MEDIUM
"ULLS QUOTABLE U) TO 10.-25; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS $0,00,*
HOGS: ACTIVE r)N 230 POUNDS DOVIWN, I ,)-2 00 HIGHER; WEIGHTIER KINDS STEADY TO I0
HIQHE-; SOWS STEADY TO 250 HIGHER PRACTICAL TOP $3600'pFEW LOT UP TO
$.10;- ULK I4, )TO ?30 POUNDS $7,30 T. $,.06; 240 TO 50 POUNDS $7.50 TO $7.o5; \O, )
TO 140 POUN7S $7.25 to $7.75; sows MOSTLY 4.50 TO $5 75.
SHEEP TEARY 3ULK LANS TO PACKERS W.75 TO MOSSTT4Y A .00 'TOP TO CITY BUTCHERS
EEP- $7.*50 SPARINGLY. MOST D3UCK LAMOS $5.75 TO '0. .- t HROWOUTS MOSTLY $3.50;


FAT EWES SCARCEt QUOTABLE STEADY


FORT "ORTH HICAGO


KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS.


HOGS SOFTT OR OqILY H!OGS AND. C0L S-EL- C .. .SE ; .
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SLAUGHTER CATTLE, iALVES AND VEALERS '.
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3.25- 475
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^ < UNITED STATES DEPAR'TENT OF AMCULTLTE I
BUREAU OF AQRICULTU",L ECONOMICS .........
MARKET NEMS SERVICE .E-- .
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: G-2209.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY JULY 25, 1031.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
I (10:30 A M CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HoGs Heci' tbLoOVER U iRETnC THRU
FORT W0RTH 50 25 -400 1,;500 202
KANSAS CITY t25 50 -500 300 200
0CHICAGO 700 200 4,000 4i000 3,000 2,500
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 300 200 2,000 100 200 600
MAAHA 125 25 3;500 4,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 50 -- '250 25 2 '
Sroux CITY 500 -- 2,500 500
ST. JOSEPH 100 -- 1,000 500
ST.. PAUL 200 100 1 ,000 200
WICHITA T |100 100 000 .100 300
DENVER 1 ,10 .--150 -G000
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 2.260 700 -G100 11,3-025 *APPROXIMATE NUMnER or
ONE -WE EK AGO,|| MARKETS *39.000 U50 26t5 50S DtnECT AND THRU HOGS-
TOTAL THIS WEEK ARE a71510 4T,100 337,Q00 255,475 INCLUDED IN THE bAY'S
TOTAL LAST WEEK 174,350 40,425 302,475 249,000 ESTIMATED RIECEIPTs.

FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND pACKER rURCHASEs, FRI DAY, JULY 24, 1931
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1 9549 259 230 21056
TOTAL SHIPMENTS O 131 296
PACKER FURCHASES 1 ,076 .314 .170 1,694

FT.WORTH TOTAL THi ,S WVEEK' 1i0O,900 2,400 2iG00 21;300
FT.,WORTH TOTAL LAST WVEEK 12,501 3,193 2,968 14,546
FT..WORTH TOTAL THI ?'IEEK, LAST YR, 15,005 6,309 3,092 14,060


LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS 'AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY JULY 25, 1031.
[(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TI 1 I:00 At M).
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
LHOGS:.SorY 'OR 0 ILY HOGS AND UL/ 'b.... L --- "
--- OASTING fIGS EXCLUDED)
VU CI $ ?: ?: $ 7.f.. p.08 $ ^8: W ?: :82
LT2O-T253, -CH 7.60 7. 7.5- 7.6* 7.5- .0
HV WT 250- -CH 725- 7.65 6.20- 7:'0. 0 .15- 735 6.50 7.30
..- ..2...- -C -... 5 ....50 5.0- .-40 ..5. 5-. ,25* 5 0.5- 7-5-.
PKG 'Sows 275:5&)V lED-CD *4.75- 5.25 4.25- 5.75 .4,25- 5.25* 4,25- 5.50

C_ 0-H S_ '3 5. _7& 50 95 0--G** NOMI NAL-7-
S ,> ', FoRT WF OR TH" ." .
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL Fo.R WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS STRONG TO 25 HIGHER,
.-- FULL ADVANCE MOSTLY ON.LOW-COSTING GRASSERS. SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
!EEF AND OUTCHER CO')WS AJD 3ULLS FULLY STEADY. CUTTER AND LOW-CUTTER COWS AROUND 250
LOWER. SLAUGHTER CALVES MOSTLY 25 TO 5H CENTS HIHER, STOCK ANQ FGEDING STEERS AND
YEAfRLING STRONG TO AROUND 256 HIGHER. WEEK'S TOPS: FED STEERS $0.75, FED YEARLINGS
$7.75, FA& COWS $405. FRACTiCAL TOP HEAVY FAT CALVES AND VEALERS $6.50. FEW0
HEAVIES UP TO $3.35, C:ULK PRICE-S FED STEEDS 2 5.50 TO elIO. GRASS SLAUGHTER ST'EES
.50 T $4.50. BETTER GCADEg' FAT DARLINGSS G6.50.TO 7755*o BUTCHER HEIFERS AROUND
y5.50 DOWN. BUTCHER COWs $3.00 TO 325., O.UTTERS 92.15 TO 52.-35. LOW-CUTTERS $I.50
TO ,2.'00. HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES $5.00 TO $S.00. CULL SORTS $2.50 TO $3.00.


S Tr-S RNTEVRIEW COMMENT: A LITTLE IMPROVEMENT FEATURED PR ICES FOR SLAUGHTER
STEERS DURING TW WEK ANDTH-E MARKET CLOSED WITH SOME SALES AS MUCH AS 25 HIGHER.
CUTTER AND LOW-CUTTER CIWS HAVE ENCOUNTERED A [3EARISH DEMAND, HOWEVER, AND CLOSED
ADOUT 253 LOWER, WITH OTHER GLASSES OF CATTLE GENERALLY STEADY. SLAUGHTER CALVES
HAVE SEEN IN GOOD DEMAND AT PRICES 25 TO 50 CENTS HIGHER FOR THE WEEK* SEVERAL. SALE-s
OF -FED STEERS HAVE DEEN REPORTED .LATELY FROM $5.50 TO $6.75, LATTER PRICE THE'WEEKIS
TOP ON THIS CLASS OF CATTLE. OFFERINGS FRIDAY INOCiUDED SOME DIG WEIGHTY STEERS THAT
%OUGHT $5.75. MOST OF THE GRASS SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE DEEN SELLING AROUND $3.75
T0.$4.35 OR IN A 7'RI-CE RANGE OF '$350 TO- $4,50. THE R.ETTER GRADES OF SLAUGHTER
YEARLINGS, SELLING FROM tiG.50 TO .07*75, HAVE DEEN IN GOOD DEMAND AND TONED TO TRADE
fN DEEF AND 3UTCHER COWS' WAS DEEN FAIRLY ACTIVE'ON MO$T DAYS. CHOICE FAT COWS
TOPPED AT $4075, BUTCHER GRADES HAVE EEN SELLING AROUND $3.00 AND LOW-CUTTER SORTS
HAVE DROPPED TO A 3ULK SPREAD OF $1.50 TO $1.75. ,THE TRALE IN STOCK CATTLE HA.
PRODUCED A LIMITfD AMOUNT O BUSINESSSS, INCLUDING STOCK HEIFER YEARLINGS UP TO 9.G0O
AND A SIX CAR STRING OF DESIRABLE FEEDING STEERS AT $5.00. COUNTRY DEMAND IS MORE
RESPONSIVE THAN RECENTLY, $HORT RECEIPTS OF SLAUGHTER CALVES HAVE BEEN SELLING AT
PRICE LEVELS AROUND 25 TO 50, CENTS HIGHER ALTHOUGH THE TRADE HAS DEEN UNEVEN. THE
PRACTICAL TOP ON HEAVY FAT CALVES AND VEALERS STANDS AT $6.50 ALTHOUGH A FEW HEAVIES,
INCLUDING SOME ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER, HAVE DEEN. REPORTED UP TO $,.G5 ''
SHOGS: RECEIPTS'OF HOG.S HERE TODAY ESTIMATED AT 400 HEAD, INCLUDED 232 HEAD.
DIRECT TO PACKERS AND, ABOUT 55 TRUCK. HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HO-GS
OFFERED ON THE OPEN MARKET, 'TRUCK HOGS. MOVED EARLY Af PRICES MOSTLY 5. HIGHER, AND:"
GOOD TRUCK HOGS ROUGHT 77.75, THE DAYS TO2, PACKERSS BOUGHT MOST OF THE TRUCK' HbOGS
AND PAID $7.70 AND 1,7.75 PAYING THESE PRICES FOR THE BETTER GRADES OF LIGHT AND
MEDIUM WEIlGHTS.. A-FEW SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHT PACKING SOWS SOLD AT s.25, STRONG. TO 2d5.
HIGHER. "
SHEEP: A FEV OECKS OF GOOD FAT LAMOS HERE TODAY SOLD AT $5.r35 AND $5.75 OR' ,-
STEADY. FOR"WEEK: FAT LAMOS 50 TO 656 HIGHER. 'FAT YEARLINGS 25 HIGHERR;:
TWO-YEAR--OLD FAT WETHERS ST.EAPY. AGED FAT WETHE S STRONG 10 r5" HIGHER. MEDIUM TO
CHOICE FAT LAMO -5o25 TO 5.0-5. FAT YEARLINGS 3& 75-AND 00 TWO-YEAr--OLD 'FAT
WETHERS MOSTLY 36.2D. CHOICE AGED WETHERS 2.75. OTHER AGED WETHERS $2.50.
REVIEW COtIENT:, FAI RLY LI DERALI SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMDS, OVER
21 ,000 HEAD, HAME :Jg O:EE---lFTE-iD ON THE LOCAL MARKET THIS WEEK. FAT LAMDS HAVE PRE-
DOMINATE>r OUT SUPPLIES HA\'E INCLUDED SEVERAL DECKS OF"AGED FAT WETHERS AND A FEW
SHIPMENTS OF YEAILINGS AND TWO-YEAR-OLD WETHERS. 'LAMD PRICES DECLINED EARLY IN THE
WEEK$ OUT REACTED TUESDAY AND NOW SHOW LIDER"AL ADVANCES AS COMPARED WITH LAST WEEKS
CLOSE. A GOOD DEMAND EXISTS FOR ALL FAT OFFERINGS.
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-AGE #2., *.
'. TELETRAFHIC RE-ORTS FROM OTHER.MAR.KETS
S .. 'CHICAG R ET -" '
BATTLE: COMPARED WEEK AGO: GRAIN-FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS 25-50, MOSTLY 50(0
: '-: --- HIGHER* STADIUM HAVIEES. AND GRA-SY AND SHO;JT--FED YEARLINGS BARELY STEADY,
JNDERTONE W.E-AK., IMP.'OVEMENT-SCORED EARLY IN WEEK HAVING DEEN ERASED; "EAV.LY UPTURN
DN GRASS COWS.AND GRASSY SHORT-FED BUTCHER HEIFERS' LOST, BUYERS DISCRIMINATING A-
G4"INST ALL GRASSY.SHE-STOCK, IN FACT, GRASSY DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE;
BULLS STEADY AND VEALERS STEADY TO5" HIGHER' FED YEARLING STEERS PASSED $0.00," '
RACHING'$9IO; 1200 POUND STEERS REACHED $0.65; 1360 POUND $0.35; HEIFER YEARLINGS
$1,.05; BULK GRAIN-F'D STEERS WITH WEIGHT To00 O $0.00, COMPARABLE YEARLINGS $ /7.50
TO $0.O .
HOGS' CHOICE LiGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS SCARCE, DEMAND ACTIVE, MARKET ERRATIC
.... : WEIGHTS 3ELOW 2-.0 POUNDS UNEVENLY 10-250-HIGHER; HEAVIER WEIGHTS AROUND
STEADY, PACKING'SOWS MOSTLY STEADY; FEW CLEANUP SALES LATE WEAK TO LOWER; GOOD TO
RHOICE 170-220 POUND WEIGHTS $0,00 TO $0 25, TOP 8,25; 230 TO 260 POUNDS $7.00 TO
$7,35; GOOD TO CHOICE 325 TO' 350 POUNDS $5b50 To S5.G5; FEW 140 TO 130O POUNDS $7,25
TO $7.35; PIGS MOSTLY $7.25 fOWN. PACKING SOWS $4.25 TO $5.25; SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS
TO $5,75, BUTCHE-R SOWS TO $5.05. SHIPPERS TOOK 500; ESTIMATED HOLDOVER 2,000.
3HEEP: TODAYIS MARKET NOMINAL. Fmn WEEK: 116 DOUBLES FROM FEEDING STATIONS,
.-*,,-.2. U.000 DIRECTS. COMPARED WEEK AGO' .FAT LAMBS AROUND 25' LOWER; SHEEP AND
EDING LAMBS MOSTLY STEADY; TOP FAT LAMBS $0.00; "CL. SU-G ,ULKS, GOOD AND-CHOICE
NATIVE EWE AND WETHER LAM3S $7,50 TO $7.75; FBE AT SO,00; BUCKS DISCOUNTED $1.00;
,ANGE LAMBS MOSTLY $7,G5 TO : 7,75; FEW LATE AT $7.,0; RANGE THROWOUTS TO FEEDERS
'5.75; TO KILLERS $5,75 TO $5,00; NATIVE THROWOUTS. MOSTLY $5.00 TO $b55U; BULK
^E5IRADLE SLAUGHTER EWES $3.00 TO $3.50, WITH WEIGHTY KINDS DOWNWARD FROM $2.75;
"EARLINGS SCARCE, '3ULK $G,00 TO $6,25o
-KANSAS CITY MARKET- ,
BATTLE: FOR WEEK: LIGHT FED STEERS YEARLINGS AND FED HEIFERS 25 TO MOSTLY 500
--'- HIGHER; SPOTS 75 HIGHER ON THE INDETWEEN GRADES; MATURED FED STEERS AND
VESTERN GRASSERS STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER; GRASS FAT SHE STOCK STEADY TO EASIER;
BULLS WEAK, VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK TO MOSTLY 500 LOWER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STRONG
TO"25 HIGHEi. 'WEEK'S .TOPS: YEARLING STEERS AND YEAt LING HEIFERS'$8T75, MATURED
STEERS $0.00, PRACTICAL TOP VEALERS-$ 6.50. BULK PRICES: FEE) STEERS AND YEARLINGS
.75 T $0. 5; FE,'W STRONG--WEIGHT STEERS ABOVE $7.50; GRASSERS 4.25 TO $6.25; STOCK-
"-RS AND FEEDERS 3- .50 TO $3.25; STOCK STEER CALVES UP TO $700. 00.
OGS: DESIRABLE LIGHT-WEIGHTS SCARCE, SMALL LOT CHOICE 103 POUNDS AT $7.70;
STRONG WITH FRI DAYS AVERAGE; OTHER MEDIUM TO GOOD 100-265 POUNDS $3.50
TO $7.50 ABOUT STEA.Y. FEW SOWS $4.25 TO $4.75; PIGS NOMINAL, .
SHEEP: FOR WEEK: LAMDS STEADY TO I00 LOWER; SHEEP STEADY, CLOSING SALES AT WEEKS
--- HIGH POINT. TOP NATIVE LAM3S $7.25, BETTER GRADES FOR. WEEK MOSTLY gb.75
TO 7,00, W-STERNS At:RIVING EARLY $7.00 TO $7,15; TOP EWES $3.00, OTHERS $22b TO


$2.75.


-NATIONAL STOKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET-


CATTLE: COMPARED W"EEK AGO: FAT LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS.AND YEARLINGS 25 HIGHER, OTHER
--s "NATIVE STEERS, WESTE-N STEERS AND ,ULLS STEADY TO 25 LOWER; MIXED
YEARLINGS AND' HEIFERS 25. HIGHER; ALL COW.TUFF STEADY; VEAUERS 50.CENTS HIGHER
STOCKER STEERS 3TRO.Gi .OTHER FEEDING CATTLE STEADY, ToPS-FO, WEEK: 646 POUND MIXED
YEARLINGS $.C00; 955 AND |,020 POUND YEARLING STEERS-$0.90; 307 POUND HEIFERS $0.76;'
!,302 POUND STEERS p7.50; 1200 POUND WESTE?'N STEERS'$5.60; COWS $6.00' MEDIUM DULLS,
<-.50; VEALERS $3. 50; STICKER STEERS $6.25. BULKS FOR WEEP:. NATIVE STEERS $3.25 TO
3,35; WESTERN STEERS $5.35 TO $3.35. FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND H IFERS $7,75 TO $8375;
MEDIUM FLESHED MIXED AND HEIFENS $bbe0 TO $7.00; COWS $3.75 TO $4.75; LOW--CUTrTERS ,'
$2o00 TO $2.25, STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS $4.00 TO $6.00-. CLOSING pVEALER TOP 306,: .0 .
REST MEDIUM. RULLS $4.i25,
HOGS: NOT ENOUGH HERETO MAKE A MARKET; SHIPPER OUTLET VERY NARROW; EARLY SALES
.... ... LIGHTER-WEIGHTS AROUT STEADY; OTHERS |0 OR MORE LOWER' WEIGHTY BUTCHERS
!5-25 LOWER, BULK UNSOLD, PIGS NOMINAL' BULK |50 TO 220 POUNDS $7.30 TO $3.00, TOP
3.00' FEW LATE ,BALES DELOW $7.00; $7. 5 PAID FOR 250 POUND BUTCHERS; MEDIUM WEIGHT
BSOWS 4.50 TO $5.25. ...
SHEEP:.. 0OMPA.R.EDWEEK AGe: FAT LAMBS 25 TO 50 CENTS LOWER; tHROWOUTS AND SHEEP
STEADY' wEEKS"TOP: :LAM3S TO CITY .BUTCHERS 7$75;. CLOSING BULK TO"PACKERS
$3.75 TO. MOSTLY T700", .... $ LAMBS $5.75 TO MmSTLY .3-00; COMMON THROWOUTS $3.50; FAT.
EWES MOSTLY 4 2 ,"


-..'. .". HOOS SLAU-HTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT I NSEC TI ON
WEVEKS ENDING FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1031 AND JULY 25, 1030.
.. I"931 .. ... 1.930


CHICAGO, ILL.
iNDtANAPOLI S, IND. .-. '
'/AMSAS CITY, KAN., :
NATIONAL S.TOCKYARDS, ILL,. AND S'.LouI S, MO.
KEw'-.Yo K..- N..Y. .AN... JERSEY CITY, N. J.
nhM AH:A./' Nt ;
,Ioux CIt'fY, IOWA
SOUTHf 3f. JOSEPH, MO.
SOUTH" ST., PAUL, MINN.
.. TOTALS


07;032
27994
36 383
190, 539
45:,1 30
'3-4$k. 51 0
12,276
-35 ,397
, 309,594


120, 58
10,;070
41 594
S 47, 050
I 0,532~
. -.. 43,957
.* 3!,354
10,615
25,432
371,120


7/25/31 .E
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STERLING BAENS, LOCAL


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REPRESENTATIVE. ',
-* : ILo


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217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


UNITED STATES DEOFAMENT F A?,G CULTURE
3W?,EAU OF AGR I CULTURAL ECONOMICS
* MARKET NEPS SERV ICE
FORT w0RTH,. TEXAS


DAI LY LIVESTOCK MARKET I /T MONDAY JULYL27, I-


TELEPF
D31o


TODAY S :ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEV.EN MARKETS.
S (I1:i00 A. M.' CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES


HoGs S, SHEEP M HRLDOVEf


4ONE: S-2209.




HOGS
Ho sECTHU
U-1 rtECT -[R


FORT "W7TH 3700 7 /0000 00 2,300 590
KANSAS CITY |Z,000 3i000 45O0 5;000 420
CHICAGO 10i000O 2,000 30-000 .10;000 2,0 000 50
JATIONAL STO CKYARS 5,300 2,700 1,500 3,500 500
OAHA 14;000 300 14,000 15, 000 o
OKLAHOMA CITY .-C00 500 '900 -300 40
S oux CITY ;500 200 9,000 o 5;000
31- JOSEPH 3,000 40(0 5000 .4,DOr
,-T' PAUL T;200 1,000" 74500 3,500.0
WiHITA |,00 .400. 2,400 .300. 900
DENVER L, 500' 150 2,400 4,400:"
Tf"TAL ti MARKETS 76,200 1!J,750 04,000 53,300"*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO,1I MARK-ETS "6I ,S00 lI,0OQ. 1039000 70,900. DI RECT AND THRU HOGS
)TOrAYIs .ESTIMATED CATTLE f'ECEIPTS 'i INCLUDE INCLUDED fN THE DAY'S
3r9 ON THRU DIMLLING AT FORT 'W!OrTH. ESTIMATED FECEI"-TS*
,4


FrnT 'AORTH CEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES. SATURDAY. JULY


25. 1931.


S" CATTLE CALV
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 93 '
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 61 '
HACKER PURCHASES 57

FT.WVORTH ACTUAL, MO4rAY, 'A K AGO 2,t260 5
FT.VORTH. ACTUAL, M4ONPAY, Yn AGO 2,024 1 ,3
7FORT "PF.TH LIVESTOCK MARKET MON
(DAS.ED ON MAKETI. CONDI T.I ONS AND SAL


eS HOGS. SHEEP
63 336 1 ,436
t9 330 ,558
4
;7.3 06 5 6,075
;7 1-:007 21,955
DAY JULY 27,: 1931
.E'S REPORTED UP TO I:00 Pe.M.)


CATTLE: 2ACIKER BUYERS WERE IN NO HURRY TO PLACE 0IDS ON SLAUGHTER CATTLE HERE
TODAY AND THE MARKET, IN MOST' rOF ITS DIVISIONS, PROVED VERY DULL WITH
A LOWER PRICE TREND.- SLAUGHTER' SEES, SHE-STOCK _AN MIXED DUTCHER CLASSES FORMED
DIG OULK OF THE ^AYI CATTLE SUPPLY, POSTED AT 3,O HEA ,, BUT STEERS PREDOMINATED
IN ITHE RUN,. SLAUGHTER. YEARLINGS WERE VERY SCARCE.
ON tHE 3ASIS OF Mf"RNING 0DS AND THE SMALLAMOUNT OF BUSINESS TRANS-
ACTED BEFORE THE rtO0U .OHOUR, TRADE IN SLAUGHTER STEER', COWS .AN-- LOW-CUTTERS APPEARED
UNEVEN, WEAK TO ABOUTT 256 LOWE7, THE DEMAND FOR COMMON COWS, GUTTERS AND LOW-CUT-
TERS WAS ESPECIALLY 3EARISH AND THE MARKET IN.GENERAL HAD NOT IEEN ESTABLISHED AT A
LATE HOUR. A PARTIAL, EARLY-AFTERNOON CLEARANCE WAS MADE IfN SIAUGHnER STEERS FROM
f3. 0 TO $5,35, INCLUDING SHORT-FEDS AROUNi AND SLI OG+TLY.ADOVE .500, -MO'ST OF.THE
GRASS STEERS WEREfTCCI EDULEDrULr.tO, ELL I'N THE $3.00 /sND $/--.60 RANGES, SOME FAT YEAR-
LINGS WE:"E REPORTED) AROUND SL,.U0. AND 'ONE LOAD OF GCDQD FAT- COWS 'SOLD ON CInRDER ACCOUNT
_ ..3.U.:^ER .OWS.'OR.-B ...RO-UNB AND 0 R- .00. AN! LOW-CUTTERv WERE LISTED
AT THELOWER PRICE LEVEL'S, ,ROM $1 25. TO AROUND 1".50. ONE LOAD OF, STRONG WEIGHT
LOW-CUTTERS SOLD EARLY, HOWEVER, AT 1t,75 .
....... -SCA TER. D- UROHASES OF STOCK -OAT-TLE-, I-t NCLUDI-NG SEVERAL LOADS -OF
DESIRABLE STOCK STEERS. AT $5.00, WERE QUOTADLY STEADY.'
SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE WANTED ON A FAIRLY ACTIVE MARKET, IN CONTRAST
TO DULL MOVEMENT IN CATTLE, AND FULLY,, STEADY PRICES WERE INDICATED DY MOST OF THC
SLAUGHTER CALF SALES REPORTED Ut TE-A LJTTL BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN THE BETTER
GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES Fr.M '5.50 TO V,- THE LATTER PRICE PAID DOTH 3Y PACKERS
'AND ORDER UYEUYRS. PLAI 'ER .GRADES OF .WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES RANGED UNDER 5550,
INCLUDING CULL SORTS AT THE 'USUAL SPREAD OF $2.50 TO $3 00 0
HOQS: PACKER DIRECT HOGS FORMED 3ULK OF TODAY S LOQL HOG RECEIPTS ESTIMATE '
---- ED AT l AIIEAD, MORNING ARRIVALS INCLUDED U HEAD BILLED DIRECT TO
PACKERS AND A.30UT J4J TRUCK HOGS. NO RAI L HOGS WERE OFFERED'
HIGHER HOG P1RICES.WERE REPORTED AT OTHER MARKETS AND LOCAL- TRUCK HOGS
EARLY AT PRICES. FULLY 250 ADOVE THOSE IN FORCE SATURDAYi THE DAYS TOP
^O.O0 WAS PAIDD 3Y :ACKES AND SMALL K.(LLERS FOR MOST OFTHE BETTER GRADES OF |K TO
^-40 POUND TRUCK HOGS. SOME MIXED'G ADES OF IRUCK HOGS, HOWEVER, WERE REPORTED AT
$7.75. A FEW PACKIJQ ..?rOWS FROM $5.00 TO $5. 5 APPEARED STEADY,
SHEEP,: RATHER LIGHT SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMOS HERE TODAY, ADOQUT 2.300 HEAD,
---- MOVED-EARLY 'IrTH FAT LAMDr, SELLING AT PRICES STRONG TO 2 H-IGHERS
OTHER CLASSES'MOSTLY ,TEADY, A-OUT 14 DECKS WERE OFFgRED IN THE RAIL SECTION AND
SEVERAL DECKS OF 4E--I UM TO -GOOD FAT LAMDS SOLD FROM 5'0 TO $5.35. ORTS OF FAT
YEARLINGS WERE ?,Er>ORTED F..RO,4 .3.25 ,O o^-.00 AND TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT. WETHERS DROUGHT
$3-.25, A DECK OF G-OO T CHO- I CE AGED, FAT WETHERS MOVED AT $2.75 AND OTHER SALES OF
AGED FAT WETHERS WE-E REPORTED AT 2, 509

SPECIAL WESTERN GRASS CATTLEMAfRKET .E.0RT .
I AROUND ,000' WESTERN GRASS CATTLE IN RUN. KILLING CLASSES SLOW, UNEVEN-
LY STEADY TO 235 LOWER. DEALERS AND CALVES MOSTLY STEADY. STOCKERS AND FEEDERS"
LITTLE CHANGEDT, WITH QUALITY FOR THE MOST PART'RATHER PLAIN. TWO LOADS GO.D ,)300
POUND FED TEXAS GRARSERS $S,05; SEVERAL LOADS MEDIUM TEXAS CAKE FEDS $3.J0 TO $6.00;
.COMMON TO ML-7 UM GRA,'SE,'S LARGELY $4E,25 TO G00. THREE LOADS COMMON TO MEDIUM
O'KLAHOMA GRAZED '3RAHMAS AVERAGING AROUND I .-0 POUND 5,35; MOSTGRASS FAT COWS
371A 5 4S VEAGNG AII F
'^' TO y3.5; 3ULK STOCKERS AN FEEDERS y4r50 TO ,0; GOOD 53U POUND STQCKEZS
STOCK STEER CALVES UP TrO $7 00
CHICAGO MARKET--JULY 27, 1C31. -
,RARS RUN COMPRISED NATIVES MOSTLY; KILLING KINDS SELLING LARGELY AT
50 TO 3,50; THESE WEAK TO 251, LOWER OEEERIN TABLE FOr EPLACEMENPURPOSES
A'OUT STEADY; SELLING ALL THE WAY FROM 4u5,U TO 'S00; MOSTLY 5'00 TO- 5c50,3SEVEN
LOADS MONTANAS IN RUN; '3ONE LOAD MONTANA STEERS SCALING 450 POUNDS GOING ON KILLER
ACCOUNT AT $7.00 AND "7.50; WEIGHTIER DUT MUCH PLAINER MONTANAS SCALING 1 50 AND
r,.00 POUNDS ,5.50 A-iD r)3.o00,- RE$,PETIVELYV THESE ALSO GOING ON KILLER ACCOUNT, *E:S'T
:3RrD MONTANAS HERE SQALLNG- ADOUT CO POUNDS _RENT ON FEEDER ACCOUNT AT $6.25; YEAt-'
- N H35FER MOS .TL 575 WITH A FVW AT $3o00. A FEW 1 250 POUND MONTANA COWS
,AKIN*G .50, LIGHTR KINDS $4.00 AND LOW-GUTTER OFFERINGS .2,50; NATIVE GRASS COWS
$3.00 TO -p4.25; FULLY 25(5 LOWFER,.
NATIONAL STOCKYARS (E, ST.LOUIS)MARKET--JULY 27, 1931.
RECEIPTS TODAY 72 CARSn LAST MONDAY 53, MARKET STEADY TO 25 LOWER
ON STEERS; A FEW HEIFERS IN INITIAL TRADE 50O LOWER; STEER RANGE $4.75 TO c,,75;
TWO LOADS OKLAHOMA H-EIFEDS $6.35. BULK STEER SALES $5.75 TO $6.50.
S't. JOSEPH MARKET.-JUL.-Y 27, 1931.
WESTERN GRASS CATTLE 20 LOADS.' SLAUGHTER"CLASSES UNEVEN, WEAK TO 25
POWER, FIVE LOADS WVELL.CON'ITIONED KANSAS SO|0; FOUR LOADS TEXAS $S600; SEVERAL
n"nS. PLAINER QUALITY '5500 TO g5/-0".2 LOADS OKLAHOMA COWS $3* 5b; STOCKERS AND
"--i D&bSR. RTEA-.Y, MOST SALES $4.56 TO $5.00, EMBRACING ADOUT SEVEN LOA, SI ....... ..
.* 7 3 E" L. .. .. : ............' **

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-ACE .Ip
DALLY LIVESTOCK MAFi(ET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATI1NIS MONDAY JULY 27, 13;.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0; 50 A.?,M
)ATTLE: FULLY STEADY ON] GOOD AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS SLOW, WE '.K o 250
LOWER ON GRA"GY KINDS, ALSO COWS ANP BUTCHER HEI-FERS; DRY L')T CC,' AND
1-hi FERS STEADY, DE!'IAND DEI NG FAIRLY ROAD FOR GCOD AND CHOOCE-CATTLE ALL- ..*.:*-;
'.|0 PAID FOR 1o012 POUND YEARLING STEERS, SEVERAL LOADS 0.75 TO $C0"-; J.', :'IGIt
STEERS EARtLY $.'-0, FOR 1,457 POUND AVERAGES; WITH MEDIUM WEIGHTS AROt-'NO. .-). ".; NOT
A1UCH DOING ON STEER, OOF ALUE TO SELL AT $700 DOWNWARD UNLESS SUITABLE FAR S'QO(ER
T:'ADE, DULK GOING ON OUTSIDE ACCOUNT AT $4,50 TO $5.50; GRASS COWS. AT-3 j $3 0- '?C.-50'
\NQ GRASS HEIF'ERS FROM d"-.5O TO $3.50; SHOWING DECLINE, JCLLS STRONG,- SAUSACE OFFER~
I GRS UP TO '4.75; VEALERS SCARCE AND STRONG, SELECTS UP TO 9.*00 WITH DULK ,T -7.00
r,- C8.50.
0-lGS: RECEIPTS INCLUDE 7,000 DIRECTS. MARKET OPENED ACTIVE ON WEIGHTS DELOW
--- 220 POUNDS; LATER TRADE ON ALL WEI GHTS RATHER SLOW; WEIGHTS .aELOW 220 POUND,
13, 'TO 25 HIGHER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE; HEAVIER WEIGHT-S AND PACK ING SOWS _TEADY TO
150 HIGHER- GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO 220 POUND -0.00 TO $C'. 20,'-TOP $0.25 230 TO 250
'OUNDS $7.25 TO $7.75; 2G0 TO 200 $6.40 TO 97,25';. PIGS $7.00 TO. $7.G6;.PLAiN KINDS
OlWN TO $6.00; LIGHT LIGHTS n7.50 TO 0.10; PACKmING. SOWS *25 TO 450 POUNDS $4.35 TO.
$5,25; SMOOTH LIH5T WEI GHTS"$5.40 TO $5.D5; BUTCHER SOWS TO .IT.00.
3HEEP: FAT LAMDS FA.IrZLY ACTIVE, -UNEVENLY 25 TO 50 CENTS HIGHER THAN FRIDAY; NO
'-- ~RANGERS ON SALE; DULK NATIVES UNDER MODERATE SORT TO PACKER $0.00; FW
LOAOS'TO OUTSIDERS AND CITY DUTCHES 30.25 AND 30.50- THROWOUTS LARGELY AROUND,$.50#
HEEP AROUND 25 -IIGHER' FEW HANDYWEIGHT YEARLINGS $5.50 ODD LOTS FAT EWES ,. UU
o '$3.50; NO FEEDING LAMDS.OFFERED. .
,. KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I:00-A., "
ATfTLE; LIGHT WEIGHT NATIVE FED STEERS AN.7 YEARLINGS OPENING FAIRLY ACTIVE, FULLY
- :'- STEADY; FAT LIGHT YEARLINGS SCALING UNDER 000 POUNDS SCAuCE PACKERS GOING
.LOW ON MATURED FTD STEERS AND WESTERN GRASSER, IN'DICATI'ONS STEADY TO 250 LOWER;
GRASS FAT SHE STOCK SLOW, WEAK; DULLS WEAK TO 205 LOWER; VEALERS STEADY," WEIGHTY
CALVES SLOW. STOCKERS AND TFEDERS LITTLE CHANGED; QUALITY MOSTLY MEDIUM TO GOOD,
CHOICEE 1,027 POUND STEERS o.75; ,943 POUND YEARLINGS o8.50; DULK GOOD .TO CHOICE -LIGHT-
,VE1GHT FED STEELS AND YEARLrIGS G 7.25 TO Q0.25; YEARLING HEIFE".S UP TO 38.10; SEVERAL
LOADS FED TEXAS STEERS o). 10 TO E6.40; ONE LOAD I ,12 POUNDS, FED KANSAS CO.WS, 1500,
'ULK GRAS COWVS AROUND 83.00 TO 83.75; MEDIUM '3ULL E33.00 TO $3.75; PRACTICAL TOP
DEALERS T.50, SULK STICKERS AND'FEEDERS $4.50 To C,00; STOCK.STEER CALVES UP TO
.7.00. .
IPOGS' MOSTLY l9-15' HIGHER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE ON 24.0 POUNDS AND .DOWN* SPOTS
---" 250 UP ON LIGHT-LIGHTS, HEAVIER WEIGHTS STRONG TO I5 HIGHER; TOP .7.[0 ON
170-210 POUNDS; MOST 10 TO 240 POUNDS'87.40 TO $7.75; 250 TO 310 POUNDS $3.00 TO
17.25; AR)UND 350 POUNDS TO 425 POUNS 65.40 TO 85.75; SOWS STEADY, $4.25 TO $5.25;
PIGS STRONG TO 15< HI GHER;' n 7.00 TO $7.75. '
SHEEP: LAMOS ACTIVE, 15-25( HIGHER; HHEEP STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER; CHOICE
----- COLORA8O LArIDS $7.65; I AHOS Q7.50; TOP NATIVES $7.50, BETTER. GRADES MOST-
LY. $7,00 TO 7.40; COLORADO EWES 434256
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E, ST.LOUJIS) MACKET--0;:60o A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS IN LIGHT SUPPLY; EARLY DEALS STEADY AT A7.35 TO $7.75, OTHER STEERS
...-- AND WESTERNS AND GRASS HEIFERS AND ALL COWS StLOW WITH UNDERTONE LOWER. FAT
MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS AND VEALERS STEADY; MEDIUM ,3ULLS STEADY TO 150 HIGHER;
INDIVIDUAL HEIFERS UP TO 9.25; TOP, MEDIUM DULLS'$4.40; GOOD-AND CHOICE VEALERS $0s00.,
!-OGS: SLOW, UNEVEN, 2,30 POUNDS DOWN MOSTLY 10 TO 150 HIGHER THAN FRIDAY. WEIGHTY
--- BUTCHERS BARELY STEADY; SOWS AND PIGS UNCHANGED; TOP 8.. 5 FOR NUMEROUS
SMALL LoTS; 3ULK BETTER 2,0) TO' .215 POUNDS .00Q 0TO. $.l 0; FEW 220 TO 230 POuNDS 7900
TO $000; SMALL LOTS .250 POUNDS $7.25,TO $7.40; LOAD AROUND 60 POUNDS $7.I; 32
POUND,KINDS $3.35.; I"') TO 50 POUNDS t7,25 TO $0j00;' SOWS MOSTLY $4150 T0,$5*50s
rHEEP: OPENED A-OUT STEADY FEW CHOICE LOTS. LAMr3S TO,. CITY BUTCHERS' $750; PACKERS
'TALKING $7400 FOR DULK6 VERY FEW EARLY SALES.
I y FORT 'VOnT- (HI'OAG0O KANSAS CITY E,. ST LOUJi.
Mr'S'Z OFT OR Q Lq Y UO' GS tAND. Cra^E --- ULM U;i "<-5' E' 0E .. ..E
.p Ii _t"4E tE "' I t- q Vy l l Er n -.


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'-. L UN I TED STATES DEfARTTMENT OF AGRICULTURE .. ....
BURlEAU '*F AGRI CULTUlRAL ECONOMICS i
MARKET NEW/S SERVICE ......
217 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FRT ',..0O1TH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: .6-200-."
D\ILY LIVESTOl TODAY S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS or LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN M.4ARKETS.
(I-:U) A. .. CENTRAL TIME) Hos
CATTLE CALVES HocGS SHEEP 0LiOVEnL )RECT- TH-
FORT WORTH 2;000 1;200 .500 3,200 233
KANSAS CITY 7;000 b;200 3,O00 4;0O0 70
CHICAGO 5,0n0 2,500 15;000 j0;000 5,000 500
NATIONAL 3TOCKYARDS 5,000 2,500 6,500 3,000 200 1 ,Or)c
OMAHA 7-500 300 10;500 15;000
OKLAHOMA CITY 1;100 500 600 -300 34
Sloux CITY 3,000 "100 10,000 Gi500
ST. JOSEPH 1,500 300 4;000 0,500
ST, PAUL I,9O00 1,G00 5i500 li000
'I CHITA .700 .300 2,000 .600 1,200
DENVER .700 50 1,000 1,200
TOTAL 11 MARKETS 35;400 10;550 50;600 53;300 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK Aco, 11 MARKETS 31 ,000 L;0425 32i000 4GiS50 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS-
To DATE-THI S"[EEK 111,600 22,300 142,600 106,600 INCLUDED IN THE DAYIS
SAME PERIOD LAST 'EEK ( 03,000 22,250 165,000 17,550 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND ;ACKER PURCHASES, MONDAY, JULY 27, t931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 4;(3 I',32a 026 2;039
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 1,14 202 137
SACKEr PURCHASES 3,33 031 731 ,

FT.WORTH ACTUAL, TUESDAY, I1K AGO 2,501 574 470 3,204
FT.WORTH ACTUAL, TUESDAY, YR AGO 2,GOG 1,215 575 935
FOR"T VIRTH LIVESTOCK MARKET- TUESDAY- JULY 20, '031.
(3ASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 ., M,)
CATTLE: UNDER MODERATE RECEIPTS, THE CATTLE MARKET HERE TODAY WAS FEATURED DY
A LITTLE IMPROVEMENT IN E.tAND AND MOST SALES OF THE VARIOUS CLASSES
DENOTED STEADY VALUES. SOME STRENGTH DEVELOPED IN BUTCHER COWS AND LOW40UTTERS UT
THE TENDENCY TO PRICES FOR DULLS APPEARED WEAK TO SLIGHTLY LOWER, DESPITE SHORT
SUPPLIES OF THIS CLASo. A GOOP CLEARANCE OF StEERn, YEARLING AND'SHE-STOCK WAS
MADE DURING MORNING ROUNDS, HOWEVER, ON A MOSTLY STEADY FASIS*
YARD" ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY 2,000 CATTLE AND A FAIR SIZED RUN OF
1,200 CALVES. SLAUGHTER STEERS, INCLUDING OFF-QUALITY GRASSERS AS WELL AS DESIRABLE
FED CATTLEi PRE")OMlINA.ED INJ THE RECEIPTS. STRAIGHT SHIPMENTS OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
AND DUTCHER CO"'S WERE RELATIVELY SCARCE.
STEER TRADE ON SLAUGHTER ACCOUNT WAS NOTCHED .BY A SERIES OF CARLOT
SA~gS FrOM M3 e-Q TO )5.45, -I CLUVING G OD HEA 'F ATTHLATTEI- PRtICOO
AL SALES OF GRAfseRS w'~t 'O-T`6 fFM .fill ON GrA~sERSSELLING
AT THE FORMER P 13CE. ONE LOAD OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS DROUGHT 37,25 AND SMALL LOTS
AND INDIVIDUALS, GRADING GOOOD TO CHOICE, CHANGED HANDS FROM $7.50 TO 08.00. A PART
L O A f O F /v E L L F i N I 3 ; I E D L O N G Y e A 'r I; .N G S O L A T $ 7 ', -8 5 ( .. . :.
T-IE EVEN MONEY, $4.00, DOUGHTA PART LOAD OF GOrD FAT COWS AND DUTHER
SORTS WERE GROUPED MOSTLY AROUND AND UNDER 33.00. LIMITED SUPPLIES OF LOW-CUTTER
COWS RANGED FROM lJ ,25 TO 81! .b5 AND CUTTERY"TYPES MOVED AROU S ,0. WEAKNESS IN
SAUSAGE DULLS WAS'SUGGESTEb DX.7 SQGT-LOT SALES FROM 3.5 TO O,*U0 ALTHOUGH GOOD
HEAVY INDIVIDUALS SOLD UP TO ,o.35 6 ".
SCATTERED PURCHASES OF STOCK CATTLE APPEARED STEADY AND DUSI NES S ON
COUNTRY ACCOUNT INCLUDED ,.% ME GOOD MIXED STOCK YEARLINGS THAT MOVED OUT AT bi0U.
SOME PLAINER GRADES OF STOCK STEERS AND YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED IN THE $4.50 TO
$5.50 SPREAD.
SALESMEN COLLECTED FULLY STEADY PRI CESI INMQSTQASES, FOR THE GETTER
GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVED, THESE SELLING AROUND I'575 TO 6b.5U. A FEW VERY GOOD
HEAVIES, ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORDER, DROUGHT $6. 55 WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF
PLAINER GRADES MOVED AROUND 05.25 DOWN WITH CULL SORTS LISTED FROM S2.50 TO $3.00.


HOCS: ANOTHER ADVANCE WASREPORTED IN LOCAL HOG PRICES TODAY, WITH SALES .
.RANGING FROM tU TO 20 CENTS ADOVE PRICES PAID YESTERDAY* RECEIPTS,
ESTIMATED AT 500 HEAD, INCLUDED 2 3 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 240 TRUCK
HOGS AND A SHORT LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. SMALL KILLERSr.AID A,20,
THE DAYS TOP, FOR A FEW TRUCK HOGS AND 1ULK OF THE MEDIUM TO CHOICE |7U TO U
POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD FROM $G00 TO $0.| 0. THE RAIL HOGS WERE MEDIUM TO GOOD 100 -
POUND LIGHTS THAT.O ,0 ON SHJLPr.E7 ACCOUNT AT $000 A FEW PACKING SOWS DROUGHT
STEADY PRICES OF Q 0UI) AND 55
SHEEP: FAT LAMOS FORMED TULK OF THE LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMD SUPPLY, ESTIMATED AT
S320O. HEAD, SUPPLIES MOVED EARLY AND FAT LAMB PRICES RULED 10 TO 15
CENTS HIGHER. 1 OME TWVO-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS SOLD STRONG TO 25( HIGHER AND FAT
YEARLINGS AND AGD FAT' WETHERS DROUGHT STEADY PRICES .NINE DECKS OF GOOD FAT LAMDS
WERE REPORTED AT oGQO AND OTHER CARLOT SHIPMENTS OF FAT' LAMDS DROUGHT i5%35. AFEW
YEARLINGS MQOVAt #4r00 AND SOME PART DECKS OF TWO-YXAR6OLD FAiWETHERS SOLD AT
3.25 AN E)j?350 AGED FAT WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT$2.50 AND $7..

SPECIAL WESTERN 0RA-S CATTLE MARKET REPORT
KANSAS CITY MARKET-JULY 20, 1 31.
AROUND 4,000('WESTERN GRASS CATTLE IN RUN; SLAUGHTER STEERS FULLY STEAD',"
SHE-ST.O'CK SLOW, STEADY TO WEAK; VEALERS ANQ CALVES STEADY TO 50 CENTS HIGHER, STOCKEr:
AND FEEDERS STEADY TO. WEAK- DE4ANO SLOW. SEVERAL LOADS GOOD, LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT
FED TEXAS.STFRS STEAl TO .SWEAK COMMON TO MEDIUM.WESTERNS r450 TO $y MOST GRASS
FAT COWS 4$3.00 TO'36.75; CGASS HEIFERS UPWARD TO $.U00, VEAlERS TOP 5 0U, MOST
WEIGHTY.SLAUGHTER CALVES $.550 DOWN, SCATTERED LOTS COMMON TO GOOD STOCKER AND FEEDE[
STEERS $3.50 TO 575.
CH4ICAdo MARKET--JULY G20, I31.
RUN INCLUDES ADOUT 8 LOADS MONTANA GRASS STEERS, 3ULK GOING AT $5.75
TO $6.75; MOSTLY G.25 TO $675; KILLERS TAKING THE ENTIRE CONSIGNMENT WHICH AVERAGE
APPROXIMATELY | I1) POUNDS.' MARKET FULLY STEADY ON -OTH WESTERN AND NATIVE GRA3S
TES, LATTER HULKING AT f5.50 TO So.50 ON KILLER ACCOUNT, AND FROM Zo5.50 DOWN TO
4.0U ON STfOKER ACCOUNT. SUPPLY NATIVE STOCKERS SMALL CUT A LIBERAL RUN OF COMMON
TO GOOD STOCKERS TURNED MONDAY AT $G.OO DOWNWARD THE COUNTRY BUYING RATHER FREELY
AT 35.00: TO 35.50; DEMAND FOR THIN CATTLE GROWING, GRASS COWS AND HEIFERS SELLING AT
$o.25 TO 4o50 AND 4)550 TO $6.25; RESPECTIVELY, VERY HARD TO SELL, WITH MARKET 25 TO
0 CENTS LOWER FOR:. WEEK TO DATE. .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E. STLOUIS)M.ARKET--JULY 21931.
R-ECEIPTS TODAY 33 CARS; LAST TUESDAY 45. MAIRKTS TO 10 CTO0 TC
HIGHER ON STEE'.RS, HEIFERS AND COWS STEADY STEER RANGE $4ro7( TO G tLK 95o
TO $G.25; NINE CARS OK ST. JOSEPH MARKET--JULY 20, tS31,
'TWESTEriN GRASS CATTLE 10 LOADS SLAUGHTER STEERS FULLY STEADY SH-
STOCK WEAK, STOCKERS ANDANRFrrDEnS FI" FOUR LOADS KANSAS STEURU .35 AND Y 7bS
LO\D KANSAS GSS O'U.-, LOAD POUND FEDR STEERS yD.O5 AND LOAD D5 POUND
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CHICA0GO MAfRKET--I0:50.A. M. .
CATTLE: ACTIVE AND STRONG TO -56 Hl G-tR, flYARKET. ON BETTER, GRADE LIGHT-YEARLI,,NGS.
-".... KILLING QUALITY LESS DE;I1RA.,LEq COMPARATIVELY LITTLE DEEF IN rUN, SHOT
LOAD.YEARLING STE'.n 9. Il, MIXED OFFERINGS $.1 0, ULK BETTER' GRADE YEARLINGS 40.50
TO S9.u0, TRADE ON 17EIGHTY STEERS -FIRM,! I EST EARLY $8 25, SOME HELD HIGHER; 44-7
POUND AVERAGES $C.l5, GRASSY* AND [-HOrT FED S.TEERS STEADY, SUPPLY NATIVE ORASSERS
SALL. EIGHT LOAOS MONTANA GRA.SERS IN RPUN, HALF OF CONSIGNMENT SOLD TO KILLERS AT
$.575 TO $S.75, SCAL ING AROUND 1100 POUNDS; GRASS COWS;AND HEIFERS STEADY FEW GRAIN-
FELS -E .., DULL ,,EADY TO WEAK,- VEALEBS A0OUT ,STEAnY. IMPROVED QUALITY CONSIDERED;
BULK )7.5U TO cU35, SELECTS UP TO U.bU. ; .
Hos: MARKET RATHE. ."LO'. UNEVENLY STAY WITH MorjDAY v' AVERAGE SPOTrT.QGER
,. ON HEAVIES; PACkIN SOWZ MOSTLY |-1 HIGHER. GOOD TO CHOICE ,7815V
POUNDo $,00 T9 5, $.20;. TOP 3025, 220 TO ,260 POUNOS. $700 TO .QO; 270
TO TU POUNDS 3 b0 TO .. V TO POUNDS 7.50TO 0; PIGS MOSTLY 7.00
TO G7 65; PLAIN KINDS.DOWN TO Q P.Q, PACKING sows 325 TO 450rPOUNDS $4.50 TO $5.35;
SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $5.50 TO oG.O, -" ...
SHEEP: .GENERAL MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE, FAT LAMBS MOSTLY FUL.Y STEADY; $HEE" 'AND
YEARLINGS SCARCE, STRONG TO UN'EVENLY HIGHER; STRIP CTLY. OHC1010E RANGERS TO
iACKERS- 0,,O; FEW TO CITY 3UTCI'-ERS 5.G5, nS -NATIVES TOQUIDERS.$0<.50, DULK.
AROUND 5^00! MQOT THr'IOWOUT NATIVES' AROUND n5,50, RAtGERS $6.U,QDD LOTS CHOICE
YEARLINGS $G 50 AND..AVE. BULK RESIrASLE FAT EWES. $03.0 O'* 350, FEW LIGHTER
WEIGHTS UPWARD TO 3.75 WITH 'W1EIGHTIER KIN'S MOSTLY DOWNWARD FROM 2,*75, NO FEEDING.
LAMOS OFFERED
KANSAS 01 TY' MAKET-- 1 :.00 AM4 .
CATTLE: LIGHT WEIGHT FED STEERS AN'- VEARDLNG. STEADY tO STRONG PACKERS. GOING SLOW
------ ON WEIGHTY NATIVES. 1EST-RN ST.EES OPENING STEADY, SHE-STOCK UNEVEN BET-
TER GRADES COWS SEA7,NY GRAS FAT C'^S AND HEIFERS SLOW, *ULLS STEADY. V\ALER AND
CALVES STEADY TO 50U HIG 'Er, STOCKE'S'AND) FEEDtRS UNCHANGED, CHOICE YEARLINGS STEERS
HELD AT $" i00; SEVER'AL"LOADS YEARLINGS 3J00 TO $8C50; 101 POUND STEERS $.,00 DBULK
FED STEERS.OF VAL ', SELLL AROUND 067. TO $ A0 Q TWO .OADS GOOD AROUND 1 I00 PQND
FED. EXAS STEERS y7( 5O, OTHER.WESTERN STEERS ,.yr-. T0 ,4UT2 GRASS FAT COWS .30UU
TO $3.75 FED OO0S UPWARD TO $5.00, MEDIUM RULLS y(00Q TO $3 75i PRACTICAL TOP
VEALERS F7.00, FEW 07.50;, MOrST WEIGHTY CALVES 6.50 DOWN, ..
HOGS; GENERALLY _TADY ON ALL GLASSES AND WEI-HTS WITH f/MONDAY'S8 AVERAGE SHIPPERS
ON- TQOK ,ULK' 24 POUNDS AND DOWN PACKERS PRACPCALLY.OUU OF MARKET O UNP
(&.-Q 2ON t7d-21 POUNDS; MOST %40 POUNDS A7.D N 5250. To 30 POUNDS
3,3U TO 7.25; sows $4or.25 TO ,5.25, PIGS 7 TO .75
SHEEP: LW 0 ACTIVE, 25-35 CENTS HI f4EB OODC>OI SHEEP STEADY, TOP NATIVE LAMDS
b!4 EEP: 1aATV 3 r
7 .15: F3TT7E GRADES MOSTLY t75 TO7
NATIONAL: STn,,KYARDS (E> STLOUIS)MARKET--950 A.M
CATTLE: NATIVE STEER SUPPLY LIGHT, EARLY TRArDE SLOW, WESTERN STEERS ACTIVE AT
S STEADY TO 10(' HIGHER PRICES, FAT LI f-T-WElIGHT MIX-S XYARLINGS AND HEIFER8
STEADY, OTHERS SLOW, GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS ob HIGHER AT 3U.cb, OTHER. CATTLE AND
WESTERN HEIFERS STEADY; WESTERN STEER RANGE 5.00 TO $6.65-'TOP MIXED YEARLINGS
550 POUNDS 'C.50, TOP MEDIUM DULLS 425 '. '.5E
HOGS: HEIGHTSS BELtOW 230 POUND STRONG TO 10e HI GHER.HEAVfE: KIND AD PkGS MOST-
HOGS : LY STEADY, SOWS STRONG, SPOTS HIG HEd, RULK |SO TQ O. POUNDSUUS TO
20.25, TOP T0.25, 20 TO 240 POUNDS $7,75 TO 005, FEW 245 TO 2GO0 POUNDS $7.00 TO
70; '00 POUND)S 3.75, MOST |00 TO 1 0 POUNDS $7.25To $00; SOWS LARGELY $4*50'
STOH 5.7 EARLY SALS," GENERALLY ASKING HIGHER; PACKERS BIDDING STEADY OR MOSTLY
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