The Mills County Commission Co., Goldthwaite, Texas, reported receipts of 2,855 head Aug. 18, compared to 3,020 head last week and 2,636 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas.

Compared to last week, light slaughter lambs were $3 to $5 higher, heavy weights were steady to firm on a light test. Stocker and feeder goats and slaughter were steady. Demand was good. The supply included around 30% sheep including nearly 250 lambs. Prices per CWT unless specified.

Stock and feeder: Dorper ewes, 50.00 to 84.00 per head. Dorper bucks, 100.00 to 150.00 per head. Barbados ewes, 20.00 to 48.00 per head. Barbados bucks, 100.00 to 210.00 per head.

Slaughter lambs: Choice and Prime 2 to 3, few 90 to 120 lbs., 82.00 to 88.00. Good and Choice 1 to 3, 40 to 80 lbs., 80.00 to 102.00. Good, 40 to 80 lbs., 60.00 to 80.00.

Slaughter ewes: Good 2 to 3, fleshy, 140 to 220 lbs., 25.00 to 28.00. Utility 1 to 3, medium flesh, 90 to 130 lbs., 30.00 to 33.00.

Barbados: Lambs, 45 to 75 lbs., 67.00 to 75.00. Ewes, 70 to 100 lbs., 27.00 to 35.00.

Slaughter goats: Kids, Selection 1, 30 to 45 lbs., 91.00 to 107.00; 45 to 60 lbs., 95.00 to 105.00; 60 to 80 lbs., 90.00 to 102.50. Selection 2, 60 to 80 lbs., 80.00 to 90.00. Nannies, Selection 1, 70 to 130 lbs., 40.00 to 50.00. Selection 2, 30.00 to 40.00. Billies, 90 to 200 lbs., 55.00 to 70.00, few to 75.00. Muttons: Selection 1, 80 to 110 lbs., 90.00 to 96.00.

Replacement goats: Kids, Selection 1, 40 to 60 lbs., fancy 100.00 to 175.00. Nannies, Selection 1, 80 to 130 lbs., 75.00 to 100.00. Selection 2, 50.00 to 75.00. Billies, Selection 1, few 165.00 to 205.00 per head, others 80 to 225 lbs., 65.00 to 80.00.

Stock and feeder goats: 25 to 50 lbs., 95.00 to 109.00.

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