Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Jan 30, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards  
Sheep and Goat Auction for 01/29/15      

Receipts:  381    Last Week:  524    Last Year:  258             

   Demand was good and supply was light.   
The supply was near 49 percent sheep and 51 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  187 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-4  62-64 lbs
255.00-265.00; 70-75 lbs 228.00-246.00; pkg 94 lbs 201.00; pkg 106 lbs 171.00;
two pkgs 128-130 lbs 147.00-165.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Utility and Good 2-3  105-210 lbs 95.00-105.00, pkg 107.50
  Bred Hair Ewes: 140-165 lbs 170.00-226.00 per head.

  Slaughter Bucks: absent
                        
GOATS:  194 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2  48-68 lbs 268.00-286.00
                             few 77-78 lbs 180.00-200.00
                              2  pkg 53 lbs 256.00
                              3  few 55-58 lbs 232.00-243.00

  Feeder Kids:  Selection 1  few 30-40 lbs 231.00-237.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1  few 105-115 lbs 139.00-144.00
            Selection 3  110-130 lbs 98.00-128.00
                         130-160 lbs 81.00-101.00

  Replacement Selection 3  130-180 lbs 87.00-122.00

  Billies:  Selection 1  few 120-130 lbs 130.00-150.00

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 33,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 30,000 for last year.



Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Mexico, MO
         Roger Parker, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244


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