Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri May 22, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 
Sheep and Goat Auction for 05/21/15      

Receipts:  700    Last Week:  530    Last Year:  500             

   Demand was light to moderate and supply was heavy.
The supply was near 75 percent sheep and 25 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  527 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-3 55-75 lbs
160.00-171.00, pkg and two lots 80-90 lbs 174.00-178.00s, few 90-112 lbs 
165.00-171.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Small and Medium 1-2  hair 40-55 lbs 150.00-169.00

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  160-220 lbs 47.00-60.00
Replacement Ewes: hair 115-155 lbs 140.00-165.00, pkg 200.00 per head.

  Slaughter Bucks: scarce
                        
GOATS: 173 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 few 45-60 lbs 285.00-292.50
                                pkg 75 lbs 262.00
                              3 pkg 45 lbs 200.00 
      
  Feeder Kids: Selection 3 36-38 lbs 152.00-212.50

  Nannies:  Selection 2-3 few 90-130 lbs 90.00-106.00   
                             140-165 lbs 77.00-87.00

  Billies:  scarce

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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