Diamond - TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 12-04-2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

Receipts:  1470    Month Ago:  1601    Year Ago:  854

   Supply was heavy Demand good. The supply included 29 percent slaughter
and feeder lambs; 5 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 6 percent replacement
ewes and bucks; 45 percent kid goats; 12 percent slaughter nannies and billies;
3 percent replacement nannies and billies.  All prices per hundred weight
unless noted otherwise.

Sheep
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3  wooled non-traditional few 60-
80 lbs 165.00-190.00;traditional 100-157 lbs 160.00-165.00; hair 40-50 lbs 
185.00-230.00; 50-60 lbs 210.00-240.00; 60-70 lbs 205.00-240.00; 70-80 lbs 
190.00-215.00; 80-90 lbs 182.50-185.00; 90-145 lbs 130.00-170.00.
   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  hair 30-40 lbs few 150.00.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  hair 113-122 lbs 90.00-105.00.
   Slaughter Bucks: Medium and Large 1-2  wooled 135-155 lbs few 85.00; hair 
   100-205 lbs 82.50-100.00.
   
   Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2  hair 98-198 lbs 75.00-115.00.
   
Goats
   Slaughter Classes: Kids Selection: 1  50-60 lbs 225.00-245.00; 60-70 lbs
230.00-250.00; 70-80 lbs 227.50-250.00; 80-100 lbs 202.50-215.00; 100-105 lbs 
few 175.00; Selection 1-2  40-50 lbs 225.00-240.00; Selection 2  50-60 lbs 185.00
227.50; 60-70 lbs 195.00-232.50; 70-80 175.00-215.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-200.00;
Selection 3 50-60 lbs 175.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 185.00-220.00; 70-90 lbs 155.00
-185.00; 90-100 lbs 145.00-150.00.

   Does/Nannies: Selection 1  130-162 lbs 100.00-115.00; Selection 2  75-130 lbs
95.00-135.00; Selection 3  72-150 lbs 100.00-127.50.
   Billies: Selection 1-2  105-150 lbs 120.00-142.50; Selection 3  72-125 lbs
125.00-145.00.

   Replacement Nannies: Selection 1-2  102-135 lbs 130.00-140.00; Selection 3 
Dairy 68-120 lbs 120.00-125.00 cwt.
   Pairs: few Selection 1-2  75.00-175.00 per head
   Billies: Selection 1  200.00-275.00 per head.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2  20-40  210.00240.00; Selection 3  20-30 lbs
155.00-170.00; 30-40 lbs 185.00-190.00; 40-50 lbs 150.00-180.00.

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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