Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Aug 11, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Montgomery County Livestock Auction   
Sheep and Goat Auction for 08/10/2017      

Receipts:  576    Last Month:  400    Year Ago:  350

   Supply moderate on a nice offering of lambs and goats.  Slaughter lambs and 
market kid goats sold with a steady to firm undertone compared to last month.  
Several large consignments of market lambs all sold with good demand.  The 
supply was near 70 percent sheep and near 30 percent goats.  Montgomery County 
Livestock Auction holds the Sheep and Goat Auction the second Thursday of each 
month.  All prices per cwt unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  410 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3  50-80 lbs 172.50-185.00, few 186.00-
187.50; 80-90 lbs 160.00-172.00; consignment 60 hd 101 lbs 161.00; 105-152 lbs 
145.00-152.00.  Choice and Good 1-2  65-80 lbs 156.00-170.00.                     

  Slaughter Ewes: Good and Choice 1-3  100-185 lbs 67.00-77.00; Utility and Good 
1-2 55.00-60.00 cwt.         

  Replacement Ewes:  yearlings 85-90 lbs 190.00-202.50 cwt, 2-4 yrs 100-122 lbs 
160.00-170.00 cwt.  

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  few pkgs 30-42 lbs 204.00-215.00; 47-51 lbs 
187.50-199.00.                  

  Slaughter Bucks: scarce 
  
  Replacement Bucks:  couple young fancy 125 lbs 230.00 cwt; ind 240 lbs 195.00 
cwt.                              
                        
GOATS: 160 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2  40-80 lbs 240.00-255.00, pkg 40 lbs 260.00; 
Selection 2  45-65 lbs 220.00-235.00; Selection 3 few 35-60 lbs 195.00-205.00.    

   Feeder Kids:  Selection 1-2  pkg 32 lbs 130.00 per head.           
                   
  Nannies:  Selection 1-2  scarce   
             
  Replacement Nannies:  Selection 1  lot yearlings 52 lbs 210.00-225.00 per 
head.   

  Billies:  Selection 1 110-185 lbs 127.00-140.00 cwt; Replacement billy 105 
lbs 202.50 cwt.   

  
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Montgomery City, MO
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244

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