Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market : Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 04/28/2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Receipts:  598    Last Month:  693    Last Year:  855

   Supply was moderate and demand was good to very good with a standing 
room only crowd on hand. The supply made up of 42 percent slaughter and 
feeder lambs; 21 percent ewes and rams; 23 percent kid goats; and 9 
percent nannies and billies.  All prices per hundred weight unless noted 
otherwise.

Sheep 
   Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3  wooled few 50-85 lbs 215.00-
225.00; hair 50-60 lbs 217.00-227.50, couple pkgs fancy 50-60 lbs 
265.00; 60-65 lbs 237.50-245.00; 65-70 lbs 200.00-210.00; 
70-80 lbs 212.15222.50; 105-115 lbs 145.00-150.00. 

   Feeder/Stocker Lambs:  Medium and Large 1-2  hair 20-45 lbs 
230.00-250.00; 30-50 lbs 222.00-226.00.

   Slaughter Ewes:  Cull and Utility 1-2  few wooled 80-223 lbs
 70.00-85.00. Utility and Good 2-3 hair 80-116 lbs 102.50-105.00; 
65-145 lbs 110.00-125.00; 80-100 lbs 130.00-150.00.  Cull and Utility 1-2  
hair 115-155 lbs 70.00-98.00; 70-150 lbs 80.00-100.00 

   Slaughter Rams:  few 155-320 lbs 70.00-92.50.

   Replacement Sheep:  Medium and Large 1-2 couple families 70-125 lbs hair 
ewes with single babies 150.00-235.00 per family.

   Replacement Rams: Medium and Large 1-2 few 90-150 lbs hair rams 130.00-145.00. 
       
Goats
   Feeder Kids: Selection 1  20-40 lbs 300.00-325.00. Selection 2  
20-30 lbs 280.00-290.00; 30-40 lbs 250.00-275.00. Selection 3  
25-35 lbs 155.00-180.00; 30-40 lbs 230.00-240.00

   Slaughter Kids:  Selection 1  40-60 lbs 315.00-327.50.  
Selection 1-2  40-50 lbs 265.00-290.00; 60-80 lbs 260.00-275.00. 
Selection 2-3  40-45 lbs 180.00-220.00; 45-55 lbs 150.00-176.00.

   Does/Nannies:  Selection 2  50-130 lbs 140.00-165.00; 
70-80 lbs 175.00-180.00. Selection 3 90-140 lbs 122.50-135.00.

   Bucks:  Selection 1-2  85-190 lbs 125.00-205.00. 


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

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