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Jefferson City, MO    Wed May 25, 2016    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market 
Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 5/24/2016

Receipts:  1124    Last Month:  850    Last Year:  825

  Supply nearly doubled again from last month and demand was 
Very good with a standing room only crowd. Markets were mostly 
Steady compared to last month with the exception of feeder and 
Slaughter lambs which fell mostly due to the large number on hand. 
The supply made up of 63 percent slaughter and feeder Lambs, 16 
Percent ewes and rams, 10 percent kid goats, and 3 percent Does and 
Bucks. 
All prices are per hundred weight (CWT) unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:
Feeder Lambs: 
Good 2-3 32-34 lbs 180.00-197.50. 
Utility 2-3 26-37 lbs 165.00-172.50. 

Slaughter Lambs: 
Choice and Prime 2-3 41-59 lbs 185.00-190.00; 60-76 lbs 163.00-174.00; 
80-90 lbs 159.00-170.00; 108-110 lbs 160.00-168.00. 
Good 3-4 40-57 lbs 175.00-184.00. 

Wooled Ewes:
Cull 2-3 84-238 lbs 64.00-84.00. 

Slaughter Hair Ewes:
Choice 1-2 76 lbs 170.00.
Good 3-4 80-110 lbs 101.00-126.00; 150-160 lbs 80.00-95.00. 
Cull 4-5 63-205 lbs 71.00-91.00.

Slaughter Hair Rams:
Good 2-3 150-205 lbs 77.00-84.00.

Feeder kids: 
Selection 1 31-38 lbs 260.00-280.00. 

Slaughter Kids:
Selection 1 40-48 lbs 280.00-290.00; 62-67 lbs 255.00-272.50. 
Selection 2 48-63 lbs 260.00-272.50. 

Slaughter Does: 
Selection 1 100-165 lbs 121.00-140.00.  
Selection 3 50-125 lbs 147.50-160.00. 

Slaughter Bucks:
Selection 2 160-175 lbs 130.00-145.00. 

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 32,000 compared with 32,000 last week and 27,000 for last year.


Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Buffalo, MO
        Josh Stephans, Market Reporter 417-733-5098
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244

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