St. Joseph Sheep and Goat Auction
St. Joseph, MO    Fri March 15, 2019   USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News

St.Joseph, Stockyards Sheep and Goat Auction Report 3/14/2019

Receipts:  1277    Last Month: 947    Last Year: 1484 

Compared to last month, all classes of traditional slaughter lambs sold 
sharply higher. Non-traditional lambs 50-60 lbs. sold unevenly steady, 
over 60 lbs sold  20.00-30.00 lower. Feeder lambs sold steady. Slaughter 
ewes sold steady to 5.00 higher while bucks sold 10.00 lower on a light 
test. Market kid goats 30-40 lbs sharply lower, with 40 lbs and heavier 
sharply higher. Slaughter nannies traded unevenly steady, while slaughter 
billies traded steady. Supply was good with moderate to good demand. 
Supply included nearly 46 percent of sheep and 54 percent of goats. The 
sheep supply included near 67 percent slaughter lambs, 5 percent feeder 
lambs and 20 percent of slaughter ewe, and the balance slaughter bucks. 
All prices are per hundred weight (CWT) unless noted otherwise. Note: The 
Sheep and Goat Auction is held at the 2nd Thursday of each month, start 
time is 3:00 p.m. starting with  

SHEEP:
Slaughter Lambs: Choice, few Prime 2-3 50-60 lbs. 245.00-265.00; 60-70 
lbs. 227.50-245.00; 70-80 lbs. 210.00-235.00; 80-90 lbs. 180.00-220.00; 
90-110 lbs. 200.00-227.50; 120-155 lbs. 170.00-205.00. Good to Choice 2-3 
50-60 lbs. 185.00-215.00; 60-70 lbs. 215.00-225.00; 70-80 lbs. 160.00-
185.00; 120-155 lbs. 134.00-150.00; pkg. 123 lbs. 134.00. Non-Traditional 
50-60 lbs. 245.00-270.00; 60-70 lbs. 225.00-245.00; 90-110 lbs. 175.00-
180.00
 
Feeder Lamb:
Medium and large 1 27-50 lbs. 237.50-265.00; Medium and large 1-2 25-50 
lbs. 185.00-210.00 

Slaughter Ewes:
Good 2-4 85-196 55.00-67.50; Few hair ewes up to 72.50-80.00; Utility 1-3 
100- 235 lbs. 35.00-47.50

Slaughter Bucks: 140-225 lbs. 52.50-70.00

Replacement Bucks: 88-145 lbs. 100.00-130.00

Ewes/Families: single lamb 175.00-190.00 per family; twins 200.00-250.00 
per family. 

GOATS:

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 30-40 lbs. 220.00-280.00;40-50 lbs. 270.00-
305.00; 50-60 lbs. 205.00-295.00; 60-70 lbs. 255.00-300.00; 70-85 lbs. 
210.00-295.00; 90-115 lbs. 185.00. Selection 1-2 30-40 lbs. 140.00-
162.50; 50-60 lbs. 150.00-190.00; 60-70 lbs. 180.00-212.50; 70-80 lbs. 
130.00-165.00;80-90 lbs. 115.00-155.00; 90-100 lbs. 120.00-160.00.    

Stocker Kids: Selection 1-2 20-30 lbs. 225.00-260.00; Selection 1-2 20-30 
lbs. 165.00-190.00; Few 20.00 per head. 

Bottle Goats: 10-20 lbs. 5.00-25.00 per head

Slaughter Nannies: Selection 1 114-181 lbs. 125.00-137.50; Few up to 
140.00-142.50. Selection 1-2 110-160 lbs. 100.00-115.00; Selection 2-3 
85-190 lbs. 80.00-92.50. 

Replacement Nannies:
Selection 1-2 88-205 lbs. 125.00-176.00

Slaughter Billies: Selection 1-2 135-180 lbs. 135.00-170.00. Selection 3 
95-145 lbs. 100.00-110.00

Replacement Billies: Selection 1 individual 145 lbs. 210.00

SOURCE:  USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News, St. Joseph, MO

         Jade Jenkins, Charlie Potts, 816-676-7000   StJoe.LPGMN@.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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