Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Apr 17, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards  
Sheep and Goat Auction for 04/16/15      

Receipts:  378    Last Week:  372    Last Year:  252             

   Demand was good and supply was light to moderate.
The supply was near 72 percent sheep and 28 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  274 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-4 few pkgs
40-50 lbs 239.00-249.00; 50-70 lbs 235.00-250.00, pkg 68 lbs 258.00; two pkgs
73-77 lbs 251.00-252.50; lot 94 lbs 235.00.  Mixed Good and Choice 1-3 pkg
Wooled 65 lbs 220.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Good 2-3 140-205 lbs 60.00-70.00

  Slaughter Bucks: absent
                        
GOATS: 104 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 few 50-60 lbs 311.00-315.00
                                pkg 42 lbs 270.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few 85-125 lbs 144.00-166.00 replacement
                      2-3 few 95-120 lbs 120.00-145.00

  Billies:  scarce.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 30,000 compared with 32,000 last week and 47,000 for last year.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Mexico, MO
         Roger Parker, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244

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