Midwest Sheep Market

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri Mar 06, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 
Sheep and Goat Auction for 03/05/15      

Receipts:  392   Last Week: 267    Last Year: 346

   Demand was moderate to good and supply was light to moderate.
The supply was near 69 percent sheep and 31 percent goats.
All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:  271 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice few Prime 2-4  few 45-75 lbs
257.00-274.00; pkg 79 lbs 226.00; two pkgs 95 lbs 185.00-186.00; pkg 108 lbs
177.00; few 120-135 lbs 135.00-150.00.

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  115-185 lbs 80.00-89.00.

  Slaughter Bucks: 150-290 lbs 81.00-91.00.
                        
GOATS: 121 head (prices per hundred weight)
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1  few 54-58 lbs 278.00-298.00, small pkg 304.00
                          1-2  few 53-61 lbs 262.00-277.50

  Nannies:  Selection 1  few 105-110 lbs 135.00-145.00  
                      2-3  75-110 lbs 125.00-145.00
                          110-145 lbs 105.00-125.00

  Billies:  Selection 1-2  155-175 lbs 126.00-137.50, Ind 260 lbs 110.00

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