Diamond MO-TS Whites Sheep and Goat sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 04/04/13

Friday, April 5, 2013

Receipts:  1100   Last month:   1702   Year ago:   1943

   Supply and demand was moderate.  The supply included 18 percent slaughter
and feeder lambs; 8 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 13 percent replacement
ewes and pairs; 40 percent kid goats; 18 percent slaughter nannies and billies;
3 percent replacement nannies, billies, and pairs.  All prices per hundred weight
unless noted otherwise.

Sheep
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice 2-3 non-traditional markets 40-60 lbs 142.50-
160.00; 60-70 lbs hair lambs 115.00-130.00; 60-90 lbs 125.00-165.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 20-40 lbs hair 120.00-145.00; 
30-40 lbs 131.00-135.00; 40-60 lbs hair 140.00-165.00.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 2-3 79-140 lbs 45.00-67.50; 89-135 lbs 
hair 56.00-63.00.

   Bucks: 185-210 lbs 40.00-45.00.

   Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 98-130 lbs 51.00-66.00; 72-145 
lbs hair 41.00-95.00 

   Pairs: 45.00-70.00 per head

Goats
   Slaughter Classes: Kids Selection: 1 40-50 lbs 235.00-250.00; 50-70 lbs
235.00-255.00; 70-80 lbs 165.00-190.00.  Selection 2 60-70 lbs 205.00-230.00;
70-90 lbs 105.00-130.00.  Selection 2-3 50-60 lbs 145.00-197.00.

   Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 76-165 lbs 65.00-101.00.  Selection 3 Dairy 80-115
lbs 55.00-90.00.

   Billies: Selection 1-2 115-120 lbs 75.00-115.00.  Selection 2-3 aged weathers
90-210 lbs 85.00-140.00.  Selection 3 75-148 lbs 70.00-115.00.

   Replacement Classes: Does/nannies Selection 1-2 few 55-90 lbs 75.00-116.00.  
Selection 3 75-120 lbs 110.00-165.00.

   Pairs: Selection 1-2 57.50-75.00.  Selection 3 45.00-65.00 per head.

   Billies: Selection 1 100-130 lbs 100.00-145.00 cwt.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids Selection 2 20-30 lbs 155.00-220.00; 30-40 lbs 190.00
-215.00; 40-50 lbs 200.00-227.50.  Selection 3 20-30 lbs 110.00-176.00; 30-40 lbs
150.00-180.00; 40-50 lbs 125.00-160 cwt.  

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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