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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Aug 10, 2018    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Montgomery County Livestock Auction   
Sheep and Goat Auction for 08/09/2018      

Receipts:  743    Last Month:  327      Year Ago:  576

   Thursday’s sheep and goat auction had a nice offering of mostly lambs 
weighing 50-95 lbs selling mostly 10.00-12.00 lower than last month.  
Market kid goats on a light test with last month traded with a lower 
undertone.  Slaughter ewes traded with a higher undertone.  Demand was 
moderate to good with supply moderate to heavy.  Supply was near 65 
percent sheep and 35 percent goats.  Montgomery County Livestock Auction 
holds the Sheep and Goat Auction the second Thursday of each month.  All 
prices per cwt unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  483 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3  55-98 lbs 145.00-153.00, 100-130 
lbs 131.00-142.00.   Choice 1-3  55-90 lbs 135.00-143.00.                  

  Slaughter Ewes:  Good 1-2 85-135 lbs 61.00-69.00, pkg 150 lbs 70.00.  
Utility 1-2  few 100-110 lbs 57.00-58.00.               

  Replacement Ewes: Medium and large 1-2 several pkgs young 2-4 yrs 85-
128 lbs 90.00-99.00; lot 125 lbs 2 yrs 116.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  few 38-42 lbs 169.00-180.00; few 
50-55 lbs 157.50-160.00.  

  Slaughter Bucks: scarce      
  
  Replacement Bucks: scarce                                
                        
GOATS: 260 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2  50-75 lbs 222.50-230.00;  Selection 2  
45-90 lbs 180.00-205.00;  Selection 3  45-48 lbs Dairy  140.00-148.00.   

  Feeder Kids: Selection 1-2 pkg 40 lbs 200.00; Selection 2-3  30-37 lbs 
155.00-165.00;  Selection 3  35-37 lbs 132.50-134.00.          
                   
  Nannies:  Selection 1-2  70-138 lbs 104.50-120.00 cwt; Selection 2  50-
115 lbs 80.00-105.00 cwt.
             
  Replacement Nannies:  Selection 1-2  few 75-90 lbs 95.00-115.00 per 
head.

  Billies:  Selection 1-2  85-150 lbs 132.50-135.00 cwt; Selection 2  70-
115 lbs 112.50-122.50.   
 
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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