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Jefferson City, MO    Thur Jan 13, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Montgomery County Livestock Auction   
Sheep and Goat Auction for 01/13/2017      

Receipts:  245    Last Month:  400            

   Supply light to moderate on a nice offering of mostly lambs and ewes selling
in nice lots and groups and trading with good demand.  The supply was near 80
percent sheep and near 20 percent goats.  Slaughter lambs sold with a higher
undertone from last month with market kid goats selling with steady undertone
on a light supply.  Montgomery County Livestock Auction holds the Sheep and
Goat Auction the second Thursday of each month.  All prices per cwt unless
noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  200 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Lambs: Choice and few Prime 2-3 95-130 lbs 155.00-165.00; 75-90 lbs
200.00-225.00; 55-62 lbs 240.50-265.00.  Choice and Good few 80-90 lbs
170.00-187.50.              

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility 1-2  few 125-170 lbs 75.00-79.00, few 82.00-82.50.

  Replacement Ewes:  two lots of solid mouth ewes bred 140-150 lbs 220.00 per
head; few 3 yrs to solid mouth ewes with babies 140-160 lbs 225.00-270.00 per
family; yearling ewes running back with ram 88-90 lbs 165.00-170.00 cwt.  

  Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 40 lbs 245.00            

  Slaughter Bucks few 165-240 lbs 90.00-92.50, ind 72.50.
                        
GOATS: 45 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 few 45-75 lbs 255.00-265.00; Selection 1-2 few
70-75 lbs 235.00-245.00; Selection 2 few 65-75 lbs 217.50-225.00
                   
  Nannies:  Selection 1 few young 85-100 lbs 145.00-170.00 cwt.   
             
  Replacement Nannies:  scarce        

  Billies:  Selection 1 couple young 148 lbs 145.00;           

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Montgomery City, MO
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244

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