Diamond -TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 05-01-2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Receipts:  1147   Last month:   1388   Year ago:   1396

   Supply and Demand were good.  The supply included 29 percent slaughter
and feeder lambs; 10 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 6 percent replacement
ewes and pairs; 32 percent kid goats; 14 percent slaughter nannies and billies;
9 percent replacement nannies, billies, and pairs.  All prices per hundred
weight unless noted otherwise.

Sheep
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 wooled few non-traditional new crop 
50-70 lbs 162.50-175.00; 70-90 lbs 185.00; 90-100 lbs 155.00; old crop 125.00; 
traditional 112-135 lbs 135.00-140.00. Hair lambs: new crop 50-60 lbs 162.50-
185.00; 60-70 lbs 169.00-174.00; 70-80 lbs 166.00-180.00; old crop 145.00; 80-
90 lbs 148.00-156.00; 90-100 lbs 130.00-142.50; 112-130 lbs 135.00-140.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 Wooled 30-50 lbs 170.00-190.00.
 Hair lambs: 20-30 lbs 215.00-230.00; 30-40 lbs 156.00-187.50; 40-50 lbs 155.00-
195.00.

   Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 wooled 100-166 lbs 62.50-110.00; hair 60-120 
lbs 60.00-62.50.

   Bucks: wooled 105-205 lbs 50.00-115.00; hair 98-180 lbs 55.00-67.50.

   Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 wooled 155-166 lbs 72.50-82.00; hair 
83-140 lbs 65.00-125.00 cwt. few pairs hair 67.50 per head.

Goats
   Slaughter Classes: Kids Selection: 1 40-50 lbs 222.50-245.00; 50-60 lbs; 
220.00-235.00;60-70 lbs 195.00-225.00. Selection 1-2 70-90 lbs 155.00-170.00. 
Selection 2 30-40 lbs 200.00-240.00; 40-50 lbs 185.00-215.00; 50-60 lbs 215.00-
222.50; 60-70 lbs 180.00-195.00. Selection 3  60-70 lbs 115.00-120.00.

   Does/Nannies: Selection 1 105-155 lbs 65.00-100.00. Selection 2 50-95 lbs 
67.50-125.00. Selection 3 63-135 lbs 62.50-87.50.

   Billies: Selection 1-2 95-125 lbs 107.50-125.00; Selection 3 95-210 lbs 
80.00-85.00 cwt.

   Replacement Nannies: Selection 1 110.00-170.00 per head. Selection 2 90-165 
lbs 72.50 200.00. Selection 3 Dairy 85-130 lbs 85.00-155.00 cwt.

   Pairs: Selection 1 60.00-102.50 per head. Selection 2 30.00-75.00. 
Selection 3 55.00-65.00 per head.

   Billies: Selection 1-2 125-210 lbs 125.00-135.00 cwt.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 30-40 lbs 175.00-180.00. Seletion 2-3 15-
25 lbs 105.00-125.00. Selection 3 20-30 lbs 140.00-160.00; 30-40 lbs 120.00-
180.00; 40-50 lbs 145.00-172.50.

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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