Diamond - TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 03/07/13

Friday, March 8, 2013

Receipts:  1702    Last Month:   1499    Year Ago:   905

   Supply moderate, demand was good.  The supply included 36 percent slaughter
and feeder lambs; 6 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 10 percent replacement
ewes and pairs; 30 percent kid goats; 12 percent slaughter nannies and billies;
6 percent replacement nannies billies and pairs.  All prices per hundred weight
unless noted otherwise.

Sheep
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice 2-3 wooled non-traditional 70-80 lbs 175.00-185.00;
80-90 lbs 160.00-165.00; hair 50-60 lbs 150.00-185.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-190.00; 
70-80 lbs 155.00-167.50; 80-100 lbs 135.00-165.00; 105-115 lbs 120.00-140.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 20-30 lbs 150.00-170.00; 30-
40 lbs 140.00-165.00; 40-50 lbs 155.00-175.00.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 wooled 125-170 lbs 56.00-72.00; hair 
ewes: 70-196 lbs 64.00-130.00.

   Hair bucks: 108-170 lbs 60.00-105.00; thin and older bucks 130-200 lbs 40.00
-41.00.

   Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 94-158 lbs 77.50-150.00.

Goats
   Slaughter Classes: Kids Selection: 1 40-50 lbs 235.00-250.00; 50-70 lbs
215.00-245.00. Selection 1-2 70-80 lbs 210.00-255.00; 80-90 lbs 115.00-147.50.
Selection 2 40-50 lbs 170.00-220.00; 50-60 lbs 190.00-240.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00
-235.00. Selection 3 60-80 lbs 170.00-195.00.

   Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 75-155 lbs 75.00-115.00. Selection 3 Dairy 65-110
lbs 80.00-115.00; Pygmy 40-80 lbs 100.00-135.00; thin nannies 55-85 lbs 52.50
-72.50

   Billies: Selection 1-2 115-180 lbs 100.00-117.50. Selection 2-3 aged weathers
65-188 lbs 115.00-140.00. Selection 3 80-190 lbs 67.50-115.00.

   Replacement Classes: Does/nannies Selection 1-2 80-130 lbs 75.00-155.00
few up to 210.00.

   Pairs: Selection 1-2 65.00-80.00. Selection 3 pygmy 30.00-45.00 per head.

   Billies: Selection 1-2 75-145 lbs 125.00-180.00.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids Selection 2 20-30 lbs 150.00-205.00; 30-40 lbs 200.00
-225.00. Selection 3 20-30 lbs 90.00-127.00; 30-40 lbs 155.00-180.00; 40-50
lbs 175.00-200.00 cwt with bottle kids 11.00-35.00 per head.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Diamond, MO
        Cindy Palmer, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS323


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