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Goldthwaite sheep sales

The Mills County Commission Co., Goldthwaite, Texas, May 15, reported receipts of 2,089 head of sheep and goats, compared to 2,562 head last week and 2,756 head last year, according to the Texas Department of Agriculture Market News-USDA Market News, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to last week, stocker and feeder lambs were not tested. Light slaughter lambs were $8 to $10 lower, heavy weights were steady. Stocker and feeder goats were not tested. Slaughter goats were $5 to $7 lower. Demand was good. The supply included around 40% sheep including nearly 750 lambs. Prices per CWT unless specified.

Stockers and feeders: Stock ewes, wooled, Medium and large frame 1 to 2, few 115 to 130 lbs., 35.00. Dorper ewes, 90 to 130 lbs., 40.00 to 82.00. Dorper bucks, 205.00 per head. Barbados ewes, 70 to 90 lbs., 37.00 to 57.00. Barbados bucks, 100.00 to 200.00 per head.

Slaughter lambs: Choice, few 90 to 120 lbs., 82.00 to 84.00. Good and Choice 1 to 3, 40 to 85 lbs., 110.00 to 124.00. Slaughter ewes, Utility 1 to 3, Medium fleshy, 90 to 130 lbs., 30.00 to 45.00. Slaughter bucks, 150 to 250 lbs., 40.00 to 46.00. Barbados, ewes, 60 to 80 lbs., 50.00 to 61.00.

Slaughter goats: Kids, Selection 1, 45 to 60 lbs., 124.00 to 134.00; 60 to 80 lbs., 125.00 to 134.00. Nannies, Selection 1, 80 to 130 lbs., 40.00 to 55.00, thin 30.00 to 40.00. Billies, Selection 1, 90 to 200 lbs., 75.00 to 85.00, few light weights to 100.00 to 105.00. Angoras, 80 to 100 lbs., 50.00 to 52.00.

Replacement goats: Nannies, Selection 1, 80 to 120 lbs., 50.00 to 70.00. Selection 2, 80 to 120 lbs., 40.00 to 55.00. Pairs, 17.00 to 35.00 per head. Billies, Selection 1, 125 to 235 lbs., 86.00 to 118.00.



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