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Day
29
Month
May
Year
1874
Copyright
Public Domain
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Ann Abbob. Thubsday, May 28, 1874. Apples- Green. $l.on@1.25 Butteb- 20(a22 Cobn- 80i)85c. perbu. Chickens - Dressed lUllc. Eoc;s - Coramand 10c. Hay- $8(3(20 per ton, accordiug to quiülty. Honky- In cap, 25@30c. Labd- The market stands at 1 lc. ÜNIONB- $3.00. Oatb- 5ü(a)52c. POTATOF.f- íl.SOgl.40. Tubnips- 50c. Wheat- White,1 $1.35@1. 40; Ambei il. :!■(.} 1.30 Tuukeys- 10(gll3c. Detroit Live Stock Market. From the Detroit Free Press. Michigan Centkal Cattle Yards ) Monday, May To. ) The total receipts for the past two weeks were as follows ; For the week ending May 2i. May 18. Through State. Thro. State Horses 84 16 Cattle 2,049 472 870 50 Hoes 20,663 134 14,120 82 Sheep 1,390 186 190 240 Trade was light on Sunday at these yards, the principal buyers for shipmeut haylng gone f urther west and shipped through, while butcher6 seemed inclined to take the chances of Monday's market prices, being ñrmly held, and today's sales at these yards were few. Mr. Adams sold 17 stockers, averaging aliout vu los., eariy, at $4 50 ; Mr. Drake sold 22 head, averaging about 800, for $4 50; Mr. Newton sold 17 head, weighing about 700 each, for $4 2ö ; 1 choice steer, weighing 1,660 lbs., sold at $6 50; other salea were at quotations. Sheep were lower ; a sale was noted of 149, averaging 85 lbs., at $6 50. Yery few liogs were sold here ; we note a sale oí 15 pigs, averagmg 115 lbs., at $5 25. We quote ; Chcice steers, from 1,000 to 1,400 lbs $5 25 a ( 50 Good butchers' trom 900 to 1,200 lbs 4 25 a 5 00 Stockers, 700 to 900 lbs 8 75 a 4 50 Good sheep, from 85 to 96 lbs, per cwt. 6 00 a 8 00 Fat hógs, per cwt. 5 00 a 5 25 Pigs, mixed lots, per cwt. 4 76 a 5 25 K.INCTS CiTTLE V AKDS, _ } Detroit, Monday eveniug, May 25. $ CATTLE. There was a good demand for choice cattle to-day, receipts being light and almost exclusively Western lots. For best quality tliere seemed to be no material change in priesa, Stockers for the Eastern market were in good demand and prices ruled firm, even better than a week ago for the same welghts. Choice beeves, young, large, weü fattened, weighing from 1,200 to 1,400 lbs. ■') 00 a 6 50 Good butchers' steers and heilers, averagiuti 1,000 to 1,100 lps., 4 00 a 4 75 Working cattle, well fattened, averagiug 1,000 to 1,500 lbs., 4 00 a 6 50 Cows, common to choiue, 4 00 o 5 40 Common stock, medium steers, and fair to extra cows, in ducent flesh, 800 to 1,000 lbs., 4 00 o 4 75 SHEEP. There were but a few small lots in, and prices were lower. One small lot of 16, averaging 93 lbs., brought 7c; T. F. Patten, of Southfield, sold 39 fat ones, averaging 93 lbs., for Ï6 50 ; 5 fat ones, avuraging 84 lbs., sold at $6 25.

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