Diamond - TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 01-01-15

Friday, January 2, 2015

Receipts:  1777    Last Month:  1470    Last Year:  1272

   Supply was heavy, Demand very good. The supply included 19 percent 
Slaughter and feeder lambs; 5 percent slaughter ewes and bucks; 2 percent 
Replacement ewes; 56 percent kid goats; 13 percent slaughter nannies and 
billies; 5 percent replacement nannies and billies.  All prices per 
hundred weight unless noted otherwise.

Sheep
   Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3  wooled traditional few 103-
132 lbs 175.00-185.00; hair lambs 50-70 lbs 220.00-265.00; 70-80 lbs 
210.00-235.00; 80-100 lbs 205.00-210.00.
   Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2  hair 20-30 lbs 180.00-
220.00; 30-40 lbs 225.00-230.00; 40-50 lbs 220.00-250.00; 50-60 lbs 
205.00-240.00.

   Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3  wooled 135-228 lbs 75.00-105.00;
hair 110-160 lbs 90.00-105.00; 85-110 lbs 95.00-140.00.
   Slaughter Bucks: Medium and Large 1-2  wooled 175-310 lbs 75.00-90.00;
hair Bucks: 130-185 lbs 85.00-95.00.
   
   Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2  hair 78-148 lbs 105.00-147.50.
   
Goats
   Slaughter Classes: Kids Selection 1  40-50 lbs 255.00-260.00; 50-60 lbs
240.00-257.50; 60-70 lbs 267.50-270.00; 70-80 lbs 255.00-267.50; Selection 2
40-50 lbs 240.00-257.50; 50-60 lbs 255.00-260.00; 60-70 lbs 250.00-260.00; 70
-80 lbs 235.00-250.00; 80-90 lbs 195.00-230.00; 90-100 lbs 190.00-205.00;
Selection 3 50-60 lbs 215.00-230.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-240.00.

   Does/Nannies: Selection 1  100-160 lbs 120.00-150.00; Selection 2  90-100 lbs
142.50-165.00; 66-92 lbs 170.00-197.50; Selection 3  70-130 lbs 125.00-145.00.
   Billies: Selection 1-2  100-130 lbs 135.00-155.00; Selection 2-3  aged weathers
85-125 lbs 155.00-175.00; Selection 3  88-100 lbs 155.00-170.00.

   Replacement Nannies: Selection 1-2  70-102 lbs 155.00-180.00 cwt.
   Billies: Selection 1  320.00-500.00 per head.

   Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2  20-40 lbs 240.00-260.00; Selection 3  30-40
lbs 195.00-225.00; 40-50 lbs 190.00-235.00.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Diamond, MO
        Cindy Palmer, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS323

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