Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri July 25, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 
Sheep and Goat Auction for 07/24/14

Receipts:  381    Last Week:  448    Last Year:  724

   Demand was moderate and supply was moderate.
The supply was near 70 percent sheep and 30 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  264 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice few Prime 2-3 65-75 lbs 
155.00-163.00, pkg 170.00; pkg and lot 94-115 lbs 151.00-152.00; few pkgs
115-145 lbs 137.00-147.00.  Mixed Good and Choice 1-2 few pkgs 70-80 lbs
148.00-154.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Small and Medium 1-2 hair 44-51 lbs 156.00-169.00, pkg 33 lbs
176.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 2-3 145-235 lbs 50.00-58.00, few 60.00-64.00.

  Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair ewes, pkg 3-4yrs 102 lbs 142.50/cwt,
pkg short/solids 119 lbs 87.00; two pkgs bred short/solids 108-112 lbs 132.50-
135.00/head.

  Slaughter Bucks: Ind 235 lbs 46.00.
                        
GOATS:  117 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 50-65 lbs 215.00-225.00
                            few 75-95 lbs 186.00-200.00
                            2-3 50-60 lbs 206.00-215.00

  Feeder Kids: Selection 1-3 few 35-40 lbs 171.00-194.00, pkg 29 lbs 211.00.

  Nannies:  Selection 3 few 90-130 lbs 72.00-91.00

  Billies:  Selection 3 Ind 155 lbs 108.00.


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