understanding market prices

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  1. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just looking up local cattle, sheep and goat prices and I'm not getting it. After each price it reads, "cwt." What does that mean?

    For example:

    Lambs, new crop/cwt. from:150.00 to:217.00 high:235.00
    Lighter, well finished lambs traded $5-7 cwt. higher.
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    cwt = per 100 lbs.
     
  3. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you!
     

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