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Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 21/28/12

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Receipts:  911    Last Month:  826    Last Year:  533

   Supply was moderate and Demand very good.  The supply included 23 percent
slaughter and feeder lambs; 5 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 8 percent
replacement ewes and bucks; 28 percent kid goats; 28 percent slaughter does and
billies; 8 percent replacement nannies and billies.  All prices per hundred
weight unless noted otherwise.

   Sheep:
   Slaughter Lambs:  wooled Choice 2-3 80-125 lbs 160.00-197.50.
   Hair lambs: 50-60 lbs 220.00-237.50; 60-70 lbs 235.00-240.00; 70-80 lbs
222.50-240.00; 80-90 lbs 190.00-200.00; 90-100 lbs 170.00-190.00.
   
Feeder/stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 Hair 30-40 lbs 210.00-235.00; 40-
50 lbs 215.00-237.50 cwt; bottle lambs 45.00-50.00 per head.

   Slaughter Ewes:  wooled Utility and Good 2-3 143-265 lbs few at 50.00-115.00.
   Hair ewes: 93-150 lbs 80.00-110.00.
   Wooled bucks: few at 160-180 lbs 87.50-105.00.
   Hair bucks: few at 90-170 lbs 75.00-115.00.

   Replacement Hair Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2 79-150 lbs 105.00-126.00 cwt.
   Pairs:  Wooled 220.00-252.50 per head.
   Hair 150.00-280.00 per head.

Goats: Slaughter Classes:
   Kids: Selection 1-2 40-50 lbs 227.50-247.00; 50-60 lbs 235.00-250.00; 60-70 lbs 
222.50-239.00.  Selection 3 50-60 lbs 200.00-240.00.

   Does/Nannies:  Selection 1-2 61-145 lbs 85.00-117.50; young nannies 50-78 lbs

   Billies: Selection 1 165-215 lbs 95.00-122.00. Selection 2 90-125 lbs 112.00
155.00. Selection 2-3 aged weather 78-105 lbs 113.00-125.00. Selection 3 95-160
lbs 94.00-116.00.

   Replacement Classes:
   Does/Nannies: Selection 1 155.00-185.00 per head. Selection 1 take home kid
nannies 40-50 lbs 225.00-300.00; 70-80 lbs 250.00-300.00 cwt.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 13-18 lbs 175.00-265.00; 20-30 lbs 175.00
-211.00; 30-40 lbs 255.00-295.00 cwt battle kids 13.00-33.00 per head.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Buffalo, MO
        Cindy Palmer, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS322


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