Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Apr 20, 2018   MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Diamond  TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale
Select Thursday Sheep and Goat Auction for 04/19/18

Receipts:  936    Last Sale:  410    Last Year:  2012 

   Supply was good and demand was good.
Replacement ewe markets were steady, kid goat 
markets were up 10-30 cents with the remainder of the markets trending down
10-35 cents. Supply was made up of about 23 percent kid goats, 23 percent 
Does and Bucks, 23 percent lambs, and 17 percent ewes and rams. 
All prices are per hundred weight (CWT) unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:
Feeder Lambs, mostly hair:
Medium and Large 1-2  31-55 lbs 200.00-235.00.

Slaughter Lambs, mostly hair: 
Prime 3-4  60-70 lbs 230.00-240.00; 60-105 lbs 200.00-225.00; 
105 lbs 185.00-190.00. 
Choice 1-3 65-85 lbs 160.00-185.00; 100-105 lbs 140.00-155.00.

Replacement Hair Ewes:
Medium and Large 1-2  83-150 lbs 100.00-125.00.

Several Families, mostly hair ewes with single or twin lambs:
65.00-85.00 Per Head
 
Slaughter Ewes:
Wool: 
Choice 2-3  98-119 lbs 55.00-80.00; 149-160 lbs 50.00-67.50.
Hair:
Good and Choice 1-3  85-120 lbs 50.00-85.00.

Replacement Hair Rams:
Single White Dorper 125 lbs 145.00.

Slaughter Rams, mostly hair.
Choice 2-3  120-220 lbs 65.00-90.00.

GOATS:

Feeder kids:
Several bottle babies:
Dairy babies: 17.00-24.00 Per Head.
Boer/Boer cross babies: 27.00-50.00 Per Head.

Selection 1  30-35 lbs 290.00-335.00.
Selection 2  35-40 lbs 250.00-280.00.
Selection 3  20-37 lbs 200.00-235.00.

Slaughter Kids: 
Selection 1  40-70 lbs 325.00-352.50; 70-75 lbs 300.00-315.00;
115-125 lbs 160.00-185.00. 
Selection 2  43-58 lbs 280.00-290.00; 85-115  lbs 165.00-185.00. 

Replacement Does:
Few Families 65.00-95.00 Per Head; One Family 145.00 Per head.
Selection 1  110-155 lbs 105.00-120.00.
Selection 2  68-85  lbs 130.00-160.00. 

Slaughter Does: 
Selection 2  65-150 lbs 100.00-125.00.
Selection  3  60-150 lbs 75.00-100.00.

Replacement Bucks:
Selection 1  390.00 Per Head; 160-170 lbs 120.00-137.50.

Slaughter Bucks: 
Selection 2  70-145 lbs 105.00-120.00.
Selection  3  55-92 lbs 60.00-92.50.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Diamond, MO
         Josh Stephans, Market Reporter 417-733-5098
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244

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