Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 01/24/2017

Receipts:  636    Last Month:  707    Last Year:  581

  Supply was good and demand was good with a near standing room only 
crowd on hand. Feeder and Slaughter lambs were mostly steady compared 
to last month while the slaughter ram markets dropped 10-20 cents. Feeder 
and slaughter kid markets rose on average 50-75 cents per pound and 
slaughter does and bucks remained mostly steady compared to last month. 
The supply made up of 38 percent slaughter and feeder lambs, 19 percent 
ewes and rams, 28 percent kid goats, and 10 percent does and bucks. 
All prices are per hundred weight (CWT) unless noted otherwise.

SHEEP:
Feeder Lambs: 
Medium and Large 1 25-35 lbs 265.00-275.00. 
Medium and Large 1-2 27-41 lbs 197.50-210.00. 

Slaughter Lambs: 
Wool Lambs:
Prime 3-4 91 lbs 181.00. 
Choice 2-3 120-135 lbs 110.00-125.00. 
Hair Lambs: 
Prime 3-4 49-64 lbs 247.50-260.00; 80-100 lbs 180.00-197.50. 
Choice 2-3 41-73 lbs 200.00-237.50; 84 lbs 160.00; 100-112 lbs 110.00-132.50. 
Good 1-2 50-79 lbs 176.00-180.00; 85-100 lbs 100.00-101.00. 

Several drafts of fancy Bred Wool Ewes 
Medium and Large 1-2 110-130 lbs 195.00-200.00 per head.

Slaughter Wool Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 170-180 lbs 80.00-100.00.

Slaughter Wool Rams: 
Utility 1-2 160-225 lbs 61.00-83.00.

Slaughter Hair Rams:
Good 2-3 185-190 lbs 89.00-91.00. 

Feeder kids: 
Selection 1 28-38 lbs 265.00-290.00. 
Selection 2 30-33 lbs 205.00-225.00. 

Slaughter Kids:
Selection 1 40-65 lbs 270.00-295.00. 
Selection 2 40-76 lbs 225.00-252.50; 75-88 lbs 180.00-185.00. 
Selection 3 55-65 lbs 175.00-195.00. 

Slaughter Does: 
Selection 1 90-163 lbs 180.00-190.00
Selection 2 55-145 lbs 135.00-157.50
Selection 3 67-85 lbs 122.50-130.00

Replacement Bucks:  Selection 1 300.00 per head.

Slaughter Bucks: 
Selection 2 100-155 lbs 120.00-137.50. 


Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Buffalo, MO
        Josh Stephans, Market Reporter 417-733-5098
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS322