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Jefferson City, MO   Mon Feb 20, 2017   MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News

Fruitland- Fruitland Livestock Auction
Monthly Sheep and Goat Report for 2/17/2017
 
Receipts:  352    Last Month:  341    Year Ago:  551

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

   Compared to last month, feeder lambs sold 10.00 higher, slaughter lambs 
sold 12.00 higher; slaughter ewes traded 3.00 higher; few slaughter rams 8.00 
higher.  Slaughter billies sold 10.00 lower; nannies sold 12.00 lower, 
slaughter kids sold 40.00 lower, few feeder kids sold 2.00 lower and 
yearlings scarce; Demand uneven and supply light.  Sheep made up approximately 
47 percent of the offering, 53 percent goats.  Prices quoted are per cwt. unless 
otherwise noted.

   Sheep: 172 head
   Slaughter lambs:  Choice 1-2  45-70 lbs, 265.00.00-287.50; 95-105 lbs 155.00-
180.00.     
 
   Feeder lambs:  Medium and Large  1-2  few 30-42 lbs, 240.00-245.00.

   Slaughter ewes:  Utility and Good 2-3  few 94-170 lbs, 95.00-118.00.

   Slaughter rams:  Utility and Good 2-3  few 130-145 lbs 105.00-120.00.

   Replacement ewes:  Good few 58-117 lbs 112.50-120.00.  Ewes with lambs
145.00-235.00 per pair.


   Goats: 180 head   

   Kid:  Selection 1  45-67 lbs 250.00-285.00.  Selection 2-3  45-53 lbs 230.00-
240.00.

   Does/Nannies:  Selection 1-2 95-155 lbs, 120.00-138.00.

   Billies:  Bulk medium flesh  few 85-160 lbs, 120.50-155.00.  

   Replacement Billies:  Few 115-160 lbs 150.00-152.50.

   Replacement Classes Nannies:  Selection 1-2  93-145.00 lbs 140.00-150.00. 

   Stocker/Feeder Kids:  Selection 1-2  few 34-45 lbs 212.50-238.00.

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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