Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Apr 18, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards  Mexico, Mo.
Sheep and Goat Auction for 04/17/14

Receipts:  252    Last week:  1012    Last year:  296

   Demand was light to moderate and supply was light.
The supply was near 70 percent sheep and 30 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  174 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-4 two pkgs 59 lbs 163.00-168.00; 
lot 69 lbs 152.00; pkg 79 lbs 171.00; three pkgs 85-87 lbs 152.00-160.00.
Mixed Good and Choice 1-3 hair pkg 53 lbs 144.00 and pkg 86 lbs 137.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Small and Medium 1-2 hair pkg 24 lbs 180.00; lot 34 lbs 171.00;
two pkgs 40 lbs 140.00-144.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 few 120-190 lbs 45.00-50.00. 

  Slaughter Bucks: Ind 225 lbs 43.00.          
                        
GOATS:   78 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 pkg 48 lbs 220.00
                          1-2 pkg 68 lbs 227.50
                            3 two pkgs 45-53 lbs 148.00-150.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few 90-100 lbs 88.00-100.00 replacement

  Billies:  Selection 1-2 80-165 lbs 102.00-117.00.    

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 36,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 32,000 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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