Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Aug 28, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards  
Sheep and Goat Auction for 08/27/15      

Receipts:  714   Last Week:  568    Last Year:  269            

   Demand was moderate and supply heavy.  
The supply was near 68 pct sheep and 32 pct goats.
All prices per cwt unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  485 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-4 50-65 lbs
190.00-201.00, two small pkgs 210.00-215.00; 70-90 lbs 190.00-201.00, three pkgs
70 lbs 204.00-209.00; two pkgs 96-98 lbs 165.00-168.00; pkg 108 lbs 155.00; few
pkgs 115-130 lbs 151.00-152.00. 
Mixed Good and Choice 1-2 60-90 lbs 171.00-192.00, lot ewe lambs replacement 
76 lbs 207.00.

  Feeder Lambs: pkg and lot Utility thin 30-50 lbs 160.00-163.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Good 2-3 125-195 lbs 79.00-86.00. 

  Slaughter Bucks: few 170-230 lbs 77.00-82.00, few replacement 89.00-92.00.
                        
GOATS: 229 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 few 80-100 lbs 187.50-217.50
                          1-2 45-75 lbs 225.00-234.50
                            2 few 40-45 lbs 210.00-220.00
                            3 pkg and lot 40-50 lbs 160.00-195.00,
                              pkg 60 lbs 200.00

  Feeder Kids: Selection 1-2 two pkgs 35-40 lbs 182.50-185.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1 few 90-100 lbs 152.00-157.50
                    2-3 few 115-135 lbs 135.00-145.00
                      3 replacement 70-110 lbs 141.00-146.00

  Billies:  Selection 3 110-120 lbs 135.00-145.00.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 31,000 compared with 33,000 last week and 34,000 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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