USDA Illinois Direct Hogs
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USDA Illinois Direct Hogs 08/28 15:55 GX_LS230 Springfield, IL Fri Aug 28, 2015 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars Todays estimated receipts: 900 Thursday's actual: 1300 Week ago: 400 Year ago: 1025 Slaughter sows were trading steady to 1.00 lower, with moderate demand for moderate to heavy offerings. US 1-3 under 400 lbs. 38.00-44.00 400-500 lbs. 42.00-47.00 500-600 lbs. 46.00-50.00 Over-600 lbs. 50.00-53.00 Boars: under 300 lbs. 30.00-35.00 over 300 lbs. 10.00-12.00 Barrows and gilts were trading steady to 1.00 lower, with moderate demand for moderate to heavy offerings. IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 46.00-50.50. Compared to last week, sows were trading 3.00 to 5.00 lower with moderate demand for heavy offerings. Receipts for the week totaled 6025 head which compared to 4600 head last week and 4450 head a year ago. Barrows and gilts at country buying points were trading 1.50 to 2.00 lower for the week, with light to moderate demand for heavy offerings. Source: USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News, Springfield, IL Bob Reese, Market Reporter Phone: 217-782-4925, in-state only toll free 888-458-4787 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GX_LS230.txt 1045c dh
 
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