Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Mar 27, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 
Sheep and Goat Auction for 03/26/15      

Receipts:  522   Last Week: 620    Last Year: 358

   Demand was light to moderate and supply was moderate.
The supply was near 75 percent sheep and 25 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  390 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-4  few 35-40 lbs
210.00-220.00; 45-65 lbs 216.00-234.00; 70-80 lbs 196.00-200.00; 95-105 lbs
160.00-169.00.  Mixed Good and Choice 1-3  few 55-60 lbs 207.50-212.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Small and Medium 1-2  few hair 35-40 lbs 230.00-231.00

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  115-195 lbs 65.00-75.00.
  Bred Ewes: pkg Hair 155 lbs 185.00 per head.

  Slaughter Bucks: few 150-220 lbs 70.00-75.00
                        
GOATS: 132 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2  42-47 lbs 270.00-290.00
                          few 2 55-60 lbs 247.00-257.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1-2  few 105-140 lbs 105.00-130.00,
              few Replacement 110-115 lbs 155.00-188.00
                      2-3  few  90-120 lbs 110.00-130.00 

  Billies:  scarce           

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 39,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 34,000 for last year.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Mexico, MO
         Roger Parker, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244

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