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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Feb 16, 2018   MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Diamond  TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale
Select Thursday Sheep and Goat Auction for 02/15/18

Receipts:  512    Last Month:  561    

   Supply was moderate. Demand was good. Most marketed had higher undertones. 
Supply was made up of about 31 percent kid goats, 16 percent Does and Bucks, 
34 percent lambs, and 19 percent ewes and rams. All prices are per hundred 
weight (CWT) unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:
Feeder Lambs, mostly hair:
Medium and Large 1-2 45-59 lbs 265.00-285.00.
Medium and Large 2-3 40-52 lbs 235.00-255.00, couple 200.00-210.00

Slaughter Lambs, mostly hair: 
Choice Prime  2-3  60-69 lbs 270.00-287.50, ind 255.00; 80-85 lbs 
237.50-241.00; 95-111 lbs 165.00-180.00; 152-160 lbs 75.50-90.00.
Choice 1-3  ind 62 lbs 215.00; 80-85 lbs 200.00-215.00; 108-120 lbs
135.00-150.00; 160-165 lbs 62.50-65.00

Several Families of hair ewes with single or twin lambs:
Medium and Large 1-2  65.00-75.00 per head. Medium and Large 2-3  55.00-
65.00 per head.

Replacement Ewes, mostly hair:
Medium and Large 1-2  75-145 lbs 135.00-165.00, couple 170.00
Medium and Large 2-3  80-125 lbs 115.00-130.00

Slaughter Ewes:
Utility and Good 1-3  100-197 lbs 75.00-105.00. Utility 2-3  100-170 lbs
50.00-55.00.

Replacement Hair Rams:
Medium and Large 1-2 80-131 lbs 125.00-130.00

Slaughter Rams.
Scarce

GOATS:

Feeder kids:
Selection 1  30-39 lbs 270.00-280.00, couple 310.00. 
Selection 2  25-33 lbs 245.00-265.00

Slaughter Kids: 
Selection 1  40-75 lbs 287.50-300.00, ind 305.00. Selection 1-2  43-80 lbs
257.50-285.00, few 230.00-250.00; 70-95 lbs 175.00-195.00. Selection 2-3 
48-100 lbs 120.00-135.00, couple 155.00.

Several families Medium and Large 1-2  80.00-95.00 per head. Medium and
Large 2-3  62.50

Replacement Does:
Selection 1-2  80-125 lbs 165.00-190.00. Selection 2  85-110 lbs 130.00-
157.50.

Slaughter Does: 
Selection 2-3 92-125 lbs 135.00-153.00; 95-160 lbs 115.00-135.00. Selection 3
95-165 lbs 97.50-115.00; 102-178 lbs 80.00-100.00.

Replacement Bucks:
Selection 1  couple 90-100 lbs 160.00

Slaughter Bucks: 
Selection 2  140-155 lbs 120.00-145.00; 105-190 lbs 85.00-170.00


Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Diamond, MO
         Caroline Tyler-Carter, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244

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