Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 04-22-14

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Receipts:  607    Last Month:  657    Last Year:  934

   Supply and demand were moderate. The supply included 57 percent slaughter
and feeder lambs; 8 percent slaughter ewes; 7 percent replacement ewes and
pairs; 14 percent kid goats; 10 percent slaughter nannies; 4 percent replacement
nannies and pairs.  All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise.

   Sheep: 
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 hair 60-70 lbs 174.00-190.00; 70-
80 lbs 168.00-172.50; 80-90 lbs 135.00-185.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 20-40 lbs 150.00-164.00; 
40-50 lbs 155.00-176.00; 50-60 lbs 156.00-186.00.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 wooled 131-208 lbs 40.00-67.50; Thin 
100-135 lbs 70.00-87.00; hair 75-108 lbs 40.00-72.50.

   Replacement classes:
   Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 86-118 lbs 65.00-90.00 cwt. Pairs 60.00-
150.00 per pair.

   Goats: Slaughter Classes:
   Kids: Selection 1 40-50 lbs 222.50-250.00; 60-70 lbs 220.00-240.00; 70-
80 lbs 210.00-215.00. Selection 1-2 50-60 lbs 217.50-248.00. Selection 2 40-
50 lbs 201.00-220.00.

   Does/Nannies: Selection 2 70-150 lbs 70.00-89.00. Selection 3 Dairy 64-
135 lbs 70.00-88.00; Pygmy 30-50 lbs 70.00-110.00 cwt.

   Replacement Nannies: Selection 1 95-110 107.50-112.50. Selection 3 Dairy 
111-120 lbs 75.00-105.00 cwt. 

   Pairs: Selection 1 110.00-205.00. Selection 2-3 70.00-165.00 per pair.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 20-40 lbs 200.00-245.00. Selection 3 20-
30 lbs 105.00-130.00; 30-50 lbs 130.00-187.50.

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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