Mexico - Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards

Friday, August 21, 2015

Sheep and Goat Auction for 08/22/15             
 
Receipts:  568    Week Ago:  568    Year Ago:  342

   Demand moderate to good, supply moderate.  The supply consisted of 30 percent 
goats and 70 percent sheep. All prices per hundred weight unless noted otherwise.

   Sheep: 398 head 
   Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-4  60-70 lbs 
192.50-203.00; 70-90 lbs 180.00-201.00.00; 90-100 lbs 162.50-173.00. Mixed Good 
and Choice pkg 88 lbs 172.50; pkg 98 lbs 146.00. 

   Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1 50-55 lbs 180.00-200.00; pkg 58 lbs 220.00.  
Medium and Large 2  few pkgs 50-55 lbs 165.00-177.50. 

  Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  170-190 lbs 73.00-80.00.  
  
   Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 95-130 lbs 135.00-155.00 per head; pkg 
80 lbs 130.00 per head. 

GOATS:  170 head 
  Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 50-70 lbs 230.00-244.00
                                70-80 lbs 227.00-230.00
                  Selection 2   40-60 lbs few 217.50

  Feeder Kids: Selection 1-2 35-45 lbs 190.00-195.00
                             Lot 66 lbs 170.00
               Selection 2-3 40-50 lbs few 140.00

  Nannies:  Selection 2-3  pkg 70 lbs 145.00; pkg 138 lbs 128.00. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service 
         Tracey Thompson, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS324.txt