Diamond - TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale

Friday, February 5, 2016

Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 02/04/16

Receipts:  1245    Last Month:  1640    Last Year:  1325

   Supply was very good and demand was good. Sheep markets were 
steady to higher than last month while goat markets fell slightly 
lower. Supply included 13 percent slaughter Ewes and Rams, 32 percent 
slaughter lambs, 43 percent slaughter kids, and 10 percent Bucks and 
Does. All prices are per hundred weight (CWT) Unless noted otherwise. 

SHEEP:
Feeder Lambs: 
Medium and Large Good 2-3 32-48 lbs 230.00-250.00. Utility 3-4 
32-34 lbs 200.00-220.00.

Slaughter Lambs: 
Wooled: Good and Choice 2-3 45-85 lbs 205.00-255.00; 130 lbs 
135.00. Utility and Good 3 85 lbs 180.00-190.00.
Hair Lambs:
Choice and Prime 1 55-65 lbs 270.00-295.00. Good and Choice 1-2 
40-120 lbs 245.00-265.00. Good 2-3 61-78 lbs 222.50-242.50. 
Utility and Good 3-4 81-89 lbs 190.00-197.50. 

Slaughter Ewes:
Wooled: Good and Choice 1-3 165-195 lbs 77.50-90.00. 
Hair Ewes: Good and Choice 1-3 80-105 lbs 155.00-170.00; 
120-145 lbs 100.00-125.00. Utility and Good 1-2 80-119 lbs 
100.00-125.00. Cull 2-3 55-95 lbs 75.00-95.00.

Slaughter Hair Rams:
Good 2-3 140-180 lbs 110.00-120.00. 
Utility and Good 1-2 120-190 lbs 85.00-95.00.

Feeder kids: 
Selection 1 25-35 lbs 270.00-280.00. 
Selection 2 32-37 lbs 240.00-265.00. 

Slaughter Kids:
Selection 1 40-75 lbs 265.00-287.50; 80-85 lbs 240.00-245.00. 
Selection 2 40-65 lbs 240.00-260.00; 80-160 lbs 205.00-225.00. 
Selection 3 40-60 lbs 200.00-225.00. 

Slaughter Does:
Selection 1 75-165 lbs 150.00-170.00. 
Selection 2 65-140 lbs 120.00-140.00. 
Selection 3 60-85 lbs 100.00-117.5.00. 

Slaughter Bucks:
Selection 2 80-115 lbs 160.00-187.50.
Selection 3 83-165 lbs 140.00-157.50.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Diamond, MO
         Josh Stephans, Market Reporter 417-733-5098
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS324

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