Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market : Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 03/24/2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Receipts:  693    Last Month:  615    Last Year:  657

   Supply was moderate and demand was good to very good with a near standing 
room only crowd on hand.  The supply contained many cull ewes and nannies 
and many new crop lambs and kids. Sheep made up near 55 percent of the 
offering and Goats made up near 45 percent. All prices per hundred weight 
unless noted otherwise.

Sheep 
   Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3  30-45 lbs hair 230.00-245.00; 
40-60 lbs hair 200.00-220.00; 60-70 lbs hair 190.00-207.50; few small pkgs 
80-95 lbs 172.00-185.00. Good and Choice 1-3  hair 30-40 200.00-215.00, ind 
220.00; pkg 57 lbs 175.00. 75-95 lbs 165.00-172.00; 100-110 lbs 147.50-
165.00; 125-150 lbs wooled 100.00-110.00. 

   Slaughter Ewes:  Utility and Good 2-3  hair 87-95 lbs 120.00-135.00; 
90-120 lbs 90.00-105.00; 150-175 lbs hair 60.00-78.00; 170-210 lbs wooled 
70.00-80.00. Cull and Utility 1-2  65-95 lbs hair 80.00-96.00; 100-120 lbs 
hair 65.00-76.00; 125-150 lbs 50.00-65.00. 190-265 lbs wooled few 50.00-
65.00. Cull 1 70-80 lbs hair 40.00-65.00; 110-120 lbs hair 51.00-55.00.

   Slaughter Bucks:  few 125-225 lbs few 60.00-75.00 ind 82.50.

   Replacement Sheep:  Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 149 lbs hair 145.00 
per cwt. few young shorn ewes 185-225 lbs 75.00-80.00 per head.

Families: Medium and Large 1-2 younger ewes 125-150 lbs hair with single 
babies 205.00-210.00 per family; thin ewes 70-130 lbs with babies 140.00-
165.00 per family. 
       
Goats
   Kids:  Selection 1  few 45-60 lbs 275.00-315.00; 70-75 lbs 207.50.  
Selection 2  few 40-70 lbs 260.00-270.00. Selection 2-3 40-60 lbs 242.50-
265.00. Selection 3 45-50 lbs 235.00-250.00; 60-75 lbs 210.00-215.00. 

   Does/Nannies:  Selection 1-2 few 35 lbs 85.00-90.00 per head pkg fancy 
122.50 per head. Selection 2-3 50-65 lbs 140.00-165.00; 80-100 lbs 120.00-
145.00; 100-150 lbs 110.00-115.00. Selection 3 80-90 lbs 90.00-110.00; 110-
170 lbs 90.00-100.00. 

   Billies:  Selection 1-2 80-100 lbs 130.00-150.00; Selection 2-3 80-
100 lbs 115.00-135.00.   

   Wethers:  Selection 2  few 75-80 lbs 170.00

   Families :  Selection 1-2 Several young nannies with nanny babies 205.00-
260.00. Selection 2-3 several with twins 185.00-215.00; with individual 
kids 120.0-175.00 all priced per family.
   
   Stocker/Feeder Kids:  Selection 1-2  20-40 lbs 240.00-275.00.  Selection 
2-3  20-40 lbs 180.00-237.50.  Selection 3  20-40 lbs few 150.00-180.00.  
Few bottle babies 20.00 per head. 

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

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