SL Tribe April 2 1951
-- arrested -Generalissimo his disappointing. war S.L. Slaughterers Halve Output In Price Squeeze SALT LAKE CITY, April 2 Salt Lake City meat slaughterers have cut their production about half in the past 30 days, a man said "squeeze" today. He blamed the between uncontrolled livestock prices and the controlled meat prices. Lee Henroid production man ager for Archie McFarland and Son. said the slowdown has affected most slaughters in the intermountain intermountain area. He said that present prices for steers range from 34 to 35 cents per pound, live weight. li an animal dresses out 60 percent and at the ceiling price of 53 cents pound, Henroid said the packer loses about 520 per animal. The McFarland firm, one of largest slaughterers in this area, said it has trimmed its average daily kill from 100 animals per a month ago to from 25 to 30 Some packers have not made radical reductions.