St. Joseph Sheep and Goat Auction
SJ_LS310          
St. Joseph, MO    Fri Aug 10, 2018    USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News

St. Joseph, Stockyards Sheep and Goat Auction Report for 08/10/2018

Receipts:  1904    Last Month:  1572    Last Year:  2210

   Compared to last month, slaughter lambs weighing 80-90 lbs sold 10.00 higher, 
90-140 lbs 7.00-15.00 lower. Non-traditional lambs sold mostly steady to 8.00 
higher with some instances 20.00-25.00 higher. Feeder lambs sold steady to 5.00 
lower on comparable sales.  Slaughter ewes sold steady to 8.00 higher while 
bucks sold 5.00-15.00 higher. Market kid goats sold mostly 18.00-25.00 lower. 
Slaughter nannies traded 4.00-20.00 higher on comparable sales, while slaughter 
billies sold 20.00-35.00 higher.  Trade active, demand good.  Supply included 
near 61 percent sheep and 39 percent goats.  The sheep supply included near 59 
percent slaughter lambs, 18 percent feeder lambs, and 23 percent slaughter ewes, 
and the balance slaughter bucks and replacement sheep.  Prices quoted per cwt 
unless otherwise noted.  Note:  The Sheep and Goat Auction is held the 2nd 
Thursday of each Month, start time is at 4:00 p.m.

SHEEP-

   Slaughter Lambs:  Choice, few Prime 2-3 80-90 lbs 160.00-170.00; 90-100 lbs
130.00-150.00; 100-140 lbs 120.00-135.00.  Good to Choice 2-3 95-110 lbs 115.00-
125.00.  Non-Traditional 50-60 lbs 165.00-175.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-175.00; 70-80 
lbs 165.00-173.00. 

   Feeder Lambs:  Medium and Large 1  30-50 lbs 170.00-185.00, few at 190-00; 
Medium and Large 1-2  30-50 lbs 150.00-165.00.

   Slaughter Ewes:  Good 2-4  88-195 lbs 50.00-77.00; Utility 1-2 150-155 lbs 
42.50-50.00.

   Slaughter Bucks:  140-180 lbs 60.00-75.00.

   Replacement Bucks:  Young to Middle Aged  64-120 lbs 137.50-177.50.

GOATS-

   Slaughter Kids:  Selection 1 30-40 lbs 200.00-237.50; 40-50 lbs 190.00-
225.00; 50-60 lbs 205.00-230.00, few 270.00-290.00; 60-70 lbs 225.00-250.00, few 
260.00-285.00. Selection 2  30-40 lbs 175.00-185.00; 40-50 170.00-190.00; 50-60 
few 165.00-180.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-215.00.  Wethers: Selection 1  40-130 lbs 
250.00-280.00, few 300.00-310.00. Selection 1-2 55-120 lbs 185.00-225.00.

   Slaughter Nannies:  Selection 1 65-120 lbs mostly 150.00-165.00, few 175.00. 
Selection 1-2 50-205 lbs 120.00-140.00. Selection 2-3 71-118 lbs 85.00-105.00.

   Slaughter Billies:  Selection 1  47-240 lbs 180.00-200.00, indv 220.00.  
Selection 1-2 75-210 lbs 135.00-160.00. 

   Replacement Nannies:  Young to Middle Aged  100 lbs 190.00. Families:  60-80 
lb Ewe w/babies 200.00-235.00.
	
   Stocker/Feeder Kids:  Selection 1-2 few 20-30 lbs 205.00-220.00.


SOURCE:  USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         Joe Toeniskoetter, 816-676-7000 StJoe.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov 
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ_LS310.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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