Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Thur Dec 08, 2016    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Montgomery County Livestock Auction   
Sheep and Goat Auction for 12/08/2016      

Receipts:  400              Last Month 387            

   Supply light to moderate on a nice offering of mostly lambs and ewes selling
in nice lots and groups and trading with good demand.  The supply was
 near 75 percent sheep and near 25 percent goats.  Slaughter lambs and market
kid goats sold with a higher undertone from last month.  Montgomery County
Livestock Auction holds the Sheep and Goat Auction the second Thursday of each
month.  All prices per cwt unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  335 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Lambs: Choice and few Prime 2-3 90-110 lbs 133.00-145.00; 80-90 lbs
192.50-195.00; 60-75 lbs 212.50-230.00; 55-60 lbs 235.00-237.50. Choice and
Good few 80-90 lbs 160.00-172.50; 60-70 lbs few 200.00-210.00.            

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility 1-2  few 80-200 lbs 51.00-61.00, pkg 222 lbs 67.00.

  Replacement Ewes:  several lots and pkgs of yearling to solid mouth for 
replacement bred 95-135 lbs 125.00-145.00 per head; few solid mouth to aged
ewes bred 90-105 lbs 85.00-95.00 per head; lot yearling ewes bred 103 lbs
200.00 cwt.  

  Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  40-50 lbs few 190.00-202.50.           

  Slaughter Bucks couple 140-145 lbs 81.00-97.50; couple young 122-130 lbs 
115.00-127.50.                            
                        
GOATS: 65 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 few 50-80 lbs 245.00-272.50, ind 280.00.  
Selection 1-2 few 45-75 lbs 225.00-240.00.  Selection 2 few 55-75 lbs 192.50-
210.00.            
                   
  Nannies:  Selection 2 few 90-110 lbs 80.00-95.00.  
             
  Replacement Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few young 80-100 lbs 132.50-150.00.     

  Billies:  Selection 1-2 couple 170-175 lbs 125.00-127.50, couple 85 lbs 
105.00.          

  
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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