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USDA-GX: Slaughter Sow and Boar

Springfield, IL - Thu Mar 8, 2018 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   800    Wednesday's actual: 1025                  
			 Week ago:  1100       
                  Year ago:  700

Slaughter sows prices were weak, with moderate demand for moderate 
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   35.00-40.00 
         400-500 lbs.   39.00-44.00 
         500-600 lbs.   42.00-47.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   45.00-50.00         

Boars: under 300 lbs.   16.00-20.00         
        over 300 lbs.   10.00-12.00

Barrows and gilts prices were weak, with light to moderate demand for 
moderate offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 39.00 to 44.00.

      Source: USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News, Springfield, IL 
      Phone: 217-524-1083, in-state only toll free 888-458-4787  

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