Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Sep 12, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards
Sheep and Goat Auction for 09/11/14      

Receipts:  449   Last week:  370    Last year:  668

   Demand was good and supply was light to moderate.
The supply was near 61 percent sheep and 39 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  273 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice few Prime 2-3 few small pkgs
50-70 lbs 200.00-223.00; few pkgs 70-90 lbs 163.00-195.00; two pkgs 110-140 lbs
151.50.  Mixed Good and Choice 1-2 40-70 lbs 187.50-208.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Small and Medium 1-2 hair 35-70 lbs 164.00-179.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Utility 1-2 120-160 lbs 70.00-90.00, pkg 100 lbs 94.00

  Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2  lot 2yrs hair 107 lbs 150.00.

  Slaughter Bucks: few 140-240 lbs 60.00-75.00.
                        
GOATS:  176 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 few 50-60 lbs 230.00-234.00
                              2 55-65 lbs 227.00-232.00     
                              3 lot 71 lbs 211.00, pkg 56 lbs 167.50.

  Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few 110-135 lbs 125.00-131.00
                        3 few 100-140 lbs  90.00-123.00, pkg 131.00

  Billies:  Selection 1-3 few 150-160 lbs 107.50.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 31,000 compared with 27,000 last week and 35,000 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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