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Jefferson City, MO    Fri May 12, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Montgomery County Livestock Auction   
Sheep and Goat Auction for 05/11/2017      

Receipts:  450    Last Month:  470            

   Supply moderate on a nice offering of mostly lambs weighing 35-90 lbs
selling in nice lots and groups and trading with good demand.  The supply was
near 85 percent sheep and near 15 percent goats.  Slaughter lambs sold with a
steady to firm undertone and market kid goats selling with a higher undertone
on a light test when compared to last month’s receipts.  Montgomery County
Livestock Auction holds the Sheep and Goat Auction the second Thursday of each
month.  All prices per cwt unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  385 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3  80-95 lbs 187.50-195.00; 40-70 lbs 
205.00-225.00, hair cross 180.00-197.50.  Choice 1-3 few 80-100 lbs 175.00.   

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility 1-2  60-135 lbs 62.00-82.00, few 88.00-95.00         

  Replacement Ewes:  young mostly yearlings to 4 yrs 95-150 lbs w/baby lambs 
170.00-180.00 per family; young ewes yearlings to 4 yrs 70-140 lbs turnout 
105.00-125.00 cwt.

  Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  20-45 lbs 210.00-235.50, pkg 255.00; few 
195.00-205.00.                

  Slaughter Bucks: Utility and Good 2-3  scarce                               
                        
GOATS: 65 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 few 35-70 lbs 290.00-310.00; Selection 1-2 38-50 
lbs few 265.00-285.00; Selection 2 few 70-85 lbs 235.00-245.00.            
                   
  Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few 60-105 lbs 102.50-125.00    
             
  Replacement Nannies:  Selection 1-2  young turnout 60-110 lbs 110.00-130.00, 
pkg yearlings 85 lbs thin 235.00.

  Billies:  Selection 1-2 few 130-190 lbs 115.00-125.00.

  
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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