Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Nov 21, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards  Mexico, Mo.
Sheep and Goat Auction for 11/20/14      

Receipts:  572    Last Week:  353    Last Year:  1040

   Demand was good and supply was moderate 
The supply was near 84 percent sheep and 16 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  481 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-4 small pkgs
50-65 lbs 212.00-230.00, two pkgs 234.00-237.00; 70-90 lbs 180.00-199.00;
90-108 lbs 160.00-180.00.  Mixed Good and Choice 1-2 two pkgs 90-95 lbs
152.00-159.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Hair Small and Medium 1-2 two pkgs 32-37 lbs 211.00-219.00,
pkg 50 lbs 184.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Good 2-3 110-200 lbs 70.00-77.00
Replacement Ewes: hair 2-3yrs two pkgs 107-125 lbs 117.00-150.00

  Slaughter Bucks: 125-255 lbs 72.00-77.00, few replacement 85.00-86.00,
Ind 210 lbs 275.00 per head.
                        
GOATS:   91 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 50-60 lbs 235.00-241.00    

  Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few 80-110 lbs 125.00-136.00
                         few 110-130 lbs 102.00-124.00

  Billies:  Selection 1-2 few 110-190 lbs 110.00-118.00, few replacement
140.00-190.00, Ind 245 lbs 300.00 per head.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 34,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 36,000 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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