Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Oct 31, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News
Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 
Sheep and Goat Auction for 10/30/14      

Receipts:  475    Last Week:  700    Last Year: 397

   Demand was light to moderate and supply was moderate.
The supply was near 75 percent sheep and 25 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  357 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice few Prime 2-3  50-80 lbs
170.00-190.00, few 55-65 lbs 190.00-195.00; 80-100 lbs 160.00-170.00.
Mixed Good and Choice 1-2  few 50-80 lbs 160.00-171.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Utility and Good 1-3  100-130 lbs 74.00-78.00

  Slaughter Bucks: few 150-190 lbs 71.00-82.00
                        
GOATS:  118 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 pkg 42 lbs 230.00
                                pkg 60 lbs 222.00
                                pkg 80 lbs 181.00
                              2  50-55 lbs 204.00-220.00
                            2-3 pkg 69 lbs 178.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1-2  few 100-115 lbs 123.00-125.00
                      2-3  few 110-115 lbs 111.00-116.00

  Billies:  Selection 1-3  140-185 lbs 125.00-134.00

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 36,000 compared with 33,000 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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