Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO   Mon Sep 19, 2016   MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News

Fruitland - Fruitland Livestock Auction
Monthly Sheep and Goat Report for 9/16/2016
 
Receipts:  682    Month Ago:  803    Year Ago:  878

****Sheep and goat sale is on the third Friday of the month at 10:00 am****

   Compared to last month, feeder lambs sold 5.00 lower, slaughter lambs 
sold 5.00 lower; slaughter ewes traded steady; slaughter rams were scarce.  
Slaughter billies sold 15.00 lower; nannies sold 3.00 higher, slaughter 
kids sold 15.00 lower, few feeder kids sold 15.00 higher and yearlings scarce; 
Demand uneven and supply moderate.  Sheep made up approximately 57 percent of 
the offering, 43 percent goats.   

            ***Prices quoted are per cwt. unless otherwise noted.***
   Sheep: 461 head
   Slaughter Lambs:  Choice 1-2  48-85 lbs, 165.00-205.00; 90-130 lbs 145.00-
148.00.     

   Yearlings: Choice 1  Choice 1  few 95-115 lbs 100.00.

   Feeder Lambs:  Choice 1-2  few 23-38 lbs, 150.00-177.50.

   Slaughter Ewes:  Utility and Good 2-3  95-203 lbs, 70.00-95.00.
Cull 88-98 lbs 65.00-72.00.

   Slaughter Rams:  Utility and Good 2-3  Scarce:

   Replacement Ewes:  Good 97-127 lbs 90.00-139.00.  

   Replacement Rams:  Scarce: 

   Goats: 221 head   ***All goats price per Hundred weight****

   Kid:  Selection 1  40-70 lbs 180.00-210.00, 75-82 lbs 140.00-165.00.  

   Yearlings:  Selection 1-2  Scarce:

   Does/Nannies:  Selection 1-2  75-105 lbs, 110.00-132.50.

   Billies:  Bulk medium flesh  few 110-180 lbs, 125.00-130.00.  

   Replacement Billies:  Scarce: 

   Replacement Classes Nannies:  Selection 1-2  Dairy 90-135.00 lbs 80.00-
127.50. 

   Stocker/Feeder Kids:  Selection 1-2  25-45 lbs 152.50-195.00.

Source: Missouri Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Fruitland, MO 
        Dennis Nagel, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244

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