Slaughter Sow and Boar
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Wed May 16, 2018 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:  1000            Tuesday's actual:  1425                                   
                 Week ago:  1200          
                 Year ago:  1050 

Slaughter sows prices were steady, with moderate demand for 
heavy offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   30.00-34.00 
         400-500 lbs.   33.00-38.00 
         500-600 lbs.   37.00-42.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   38.00-45.00         

Boars: under 300 lbs.   10.00-20.00         
        over 300 lbs.    8.00-12.00

Barrows and gilts prices were steady, with moderate demand for 
moderate offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 37.00 to 45.00.


      Source: USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News, Springfield, IL 
      Phone: 217-524-1083, in-state only toll free 888-458-4787
	www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GX_LS230.txt  

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