Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 08-27-13

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Receipts:  788    Last Month:  876    Last Year:  1386

   Supply and demand were moderate. The supply included 39 percent slaughter
and feeder lambs; 3 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 4 percent replacement
ewes; 35 percent kid goats; 14 percent slaughter does and billies; 5 percent
replacement nannies.  All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise.

   Sheep: 
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 wooled and shorn Non-Traditional 60-
70 lbs 81.00-101.00; 80-100 lbs 90.00-105.00; Traditional 133-180 lbs 90.00-
100.00. hair 70-80 lbs 90.00-119.00; 80-100 lbs 90.00-104.00; 115-125 lbs 70.00-
112.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 30-40 lbs 90.00-100.00; 40-50 
lbs 80.00-126.00; 50-60 lbs 92.00-132.50; 60-70 lbs 93.00-123.00.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-2 wooled few 105-120 lbs 21.00-35.00;
hair 85-105 lbs 53.00-85.00.

   Slaughter Bucks: hair few 125-170 lbs 50.00-54.00

   Replacement classes:
   Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 104-130 lbs 60.00-85.00; ewe lambs 60-70 lbs 
129.00-130.00; 100-135 lbs 125.00-126.00.

   Goats: Slaughter Classes:
   Kids: Selection 1 40-50 lbs 150.00-165.00; 50-60 lbs 150.00-161.00; 60-70 lbs
150.00-165.00; 80-90 lbs 145.00-150.00. Selection 2 50-60 125.00-137.50; 60-70
lbs 115.00-139.00.

   Does/Nannies:  Selection 1-2 79-126 lbs 56.00-85.00. Selection 3 65-100 lbs
55.00-75.00; thin and poor 50-65 lbs 47.00-61.00.

   Billies: Selection 1-2 85-155 lbs 90.00-101.00. Selection 370-95 lbs 90.00
-115.00.

   Replacement Nannies: Selection 1-2 85-165 lbs 82.50-97.50.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 30-40 lbs 155.00-167.50. Selection 3 20-30
lbs 90.00-115.00; 30-40 lbs 75.00-121.00; 40-70 lbs 82.00-117.50.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Buffalo, MO
        Cindy Palmer, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS322

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