Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Aug 29, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards
Sheep and Goat Auction for 08/28/14

Receipts:  269   Last Week: 342    Last Year: 400

   Demand was good and supply was light.
The supply was near 79 percent sheep and 21 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  213 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-3 two pkgs and 
lot 65-70 lbs 180.00-181.00; few pkgs 70-90 lbs 165.00-175.00; 100-130 lbs
151.00-154.50.


  Feeder Lambs: Small and Medium 1-2 hair two pkgs and lot 54-64 lbs 185.00-
188.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: few Utility and Good 1-3 130-180 lbs 64.00-80.00, few 80.00-
90.00 replacement.

  Slaughter Bucks: few 160-250 lbs 70.00-78.00
                        
GOATS:   56 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 pkg 77 lbs 203.00
                              2 few 48-58 lbs 200.00-203.00
                              3 pkg 48 lbs 175.00

  Feeder Kids: Selection 2-3 few pkgs 32-39 lbs 186.00-190.00

  Nannies:  Scarce

  Billies:  Selection 1-2 few 140-180 lbs 113.00-129.00.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 31,000 compared with 33,000 last week and 35,000 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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