Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Feb 05, 2016    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards  
Sheep and Goat Auction for 02/04/16      

Receipts:  389   Last Week:  446    Last Year:  268            

   Demand was light to moderate and supply was light.   
The supply was near 69 pct sheep and 31 pct goats.
All prices per cwt unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:  268 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-3 two pkgs
50-70 lbs 252.50 and pkg 80 lbs 230.00; few pkgs 94-104 lbs 152.00-172.00.
Mixed Good and Choice 1-2 pkg 66 lbs 224.00; few pkgs 70-80 lbs 185.00-207.50;
Pkg 88 lbs 168.00 and pkg 108 lbs 143.00.

  Feeder Lambs: Medium 1-2 hair pkg 33 lbs 237.50 and pkg 53 lbs 224.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 2-3 125-225 lbs 68.00-78.00, few 86.00-88.00.
Replacement Ewes: Bred Hair two pkgs 120-130 lbs 205.00-225.00 per head and pkg
wooled 145 lbs 132.50 per head.
few Ewe and Lambs units: hair 90.00-120.00 per head, few 125.00-135.00 per head.

  Slaughter Bucks: few 200-280 lbs 75.00-81.00.  
                        
GOATS: 121 head (prices per hundred weight)

  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 few 50-60 lbs 264.00-267.00        
                              few 80-100 lbs 165.00-200.00
                            1-2 pkg 47 lbs 258.00

  Nannies:  Selection 1 replacement 100-160 lbs 185.00-220.00 per head
                      2-3 few 90-115 lbs 135.00-145.00.

  Billies:  Selection 2-3 few 110-195 lbs 110.00-160.00,
            Replacement Selection 1 175 lbs 285.00 per head.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 32,000 compared with 33,000 last week and 30,000 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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