Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards

Friday, April 1, 2016

Sheep and Goat Auction for 3/31/16             
 
Receipts:  286    Last Week:  521    Last Year:  242

   Demand moderate to good on a light supply.  Supply consisted of 29 
percent goats and 71 percent sheep. All prices per hundred weight unless 
otherwise noted.   

SHEEP: 201 head 

   Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets Choice and Prime 2-4  50-70 
lbs 237.50-252.50; pkg 92 lbs 225.00; few pkgs 120-135 lbs 144.00-157.50. 
Mixed Good and Choice 2-3  few pkgs 40-60 lbs 175.00-192.50.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  85-160 lbs 64.00-100.00.

   Slaughter Bucks:  few 170-200 lbs 60.00-84.00. 

   Bred Ewes:  pkg hair 114 lbs 195.00 per head.

   Replacement Ewes:  pkg 123 lbs 117.50. 
   
   Ewe and Lamb Units:  several 60.00-67.00 per head, pkg better quality 
82.50 per head. 

GOATS:  85 head

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-50 lbs 275.00-297.50
                              50-60 lbs few pkgs 275.00-302.50
                              60-80 lbs pkg 75 lbs 262.50
                              85-90 lbs few 227.50-235.00
                          1-2 40-50 lbs few 172.50-200.00 
                              60-80 lbs pkg 185.00        
                              90-105 lbs few 132.50-170.00                    

  Nannies:  Selection 3  few 130-150 lbs 117.50-125.00

  Billies:  Selection 2-3  few 165-175 lbs 110.00-152.50

  Nanny and Kid Units:  few 50.00-65.00 per head

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Mexico, MO
         Tracey Switzer Thompson, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS324.txt
 
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