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Newell sheep sales report

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St. Onge Livestock Co., Ltd., Newell, S.D., reported receipts of 1,066 head, April 18, compared to 793 head last week and 348 head last year, according to the USDA-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Market News, Sioux Falls, S.D.

This sale was not recently reported therefore no comparisons could be made. There was good demand for a long string of reputation bred ewes, moderate demand for a light run of feeder lambs, medium-framed bred ewes and pairs, and slaughter ewes and bucks. The offering consisted of 42% Bred Ewes, 13% feeder lambs, 45% slaughter ewes and bucks.

Slaughter ewes: Good 2 to 3, Fleshy, 123 to 151 lbs., 24.00 to 26.50 (25.82); 37 head, 161 lbs., 22.50. Good 3 to 4, Fleshy, 2 head, 210 lbs., 18.50. Utility 1 to 2, Medium, 60 head, 139 lbs., 19.00. Cull 1, Thin, 82 to 120 lbs., 11.00 to 13.00 (12.81).

Feeder lambs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 80 to 87 lbs., 82.00 Old Crop; 7 head, 105 lbs., 95.00. Medium frame 1 to 2, 19 head, 72 lbs., 94.00.

Replacement ewes: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, Whiteface, 234 head, 158 lbs., 6 years old, due May 10 112.00; 33 head, 180 lbs., Solid/Broken, due May 1 80.00.

Replacement ewes and pairs: Medium 1 to 2, Whiteface, 22 head, 107 lbs., Mixed, due anytime 72.50; 164 head, 118 to 120 lbs., Mixed, Pairs 60.00 to 62.50 thin.

Date: 4/29/2013



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