Sioux Falls Regional Livestock Sheep and Goat Auction
SF_LS333
Sioux Falls, SD    Wed Feb 14, 2018    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
 
Sioux Falls Sheep and Goats - Worthing, SD
Weighted Average Report for 02/14/2018
 
Receipts:  Sheep:   657    Last Week:  339    Year Ago:  571
           Goats:   190                165               118
   
   Compared to last week:  Slaughter Lambs steady to 3.00 higher.  
Slaughter ewes mostly steady.  Feeder lambs too lightly tested to
compared.  Very good demand for slaughter lambs and slaughter ewes,
good demand for feeder lambs and stock returning to the country. 
100 percent of the slaughter lambs offered went to traditional harvest
channels.  Sheep receipts were 38 percent slaughter lambs, 25 percent
slaughter ewes and bucks, 26 percent stock returning to the country,
11 percent feeder lambs.  Moderate offerings of goats today were met
with good to very good demand.  All sheep and goats sold on a per cwt
basis unless otherwise noted. 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21      118       118       163.00         163.00

       Slaughter Lambs Wooled & Shorn Choice and Prime 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21      128       128       151.00         151.00
  116    133-145     138    150.00-155.00     153.01

       Slaughter Lambs Wooled & Shorn Choice and Prime 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   54    163-179     173    130.00-134.00     131.23
   25      195       195       113.00         113.00   Fleshy

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   26    130-157     145     70.00-79.00       74.41
   51    162-190     173     66.00-75.00       73.15
   45    105-220     203     74.00-76.00       74.02

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    187-190     188     71.00-80.00       77.72

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    132-150     137     50.00-61.00       56.90
   11    123-125     123     80.00-81.00       80.82   Gaunt

                 Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   30     72-77       76       192.50         192.50
   18       90        90       160.00         160.00

                Feeder Lambs Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   25       56        56       230.00         230.00   Hair Sheep

   Bred Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2 3's to Solid Mouth for March
Lambing 213-233 lbs 195.00-230.00 per head; Young to Middle Aged
for Feb/March Lambing 178-203 lbs 210.00-230.00 per head, Mar/Apr
Lambing 141 lbs 165.00 per head.

   Exposed Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2 Young to Middle Aged 145-218 lbs
75.00-80.00 per cwt.  Small and Medium 1-2 Yrlgs 113 lbs 115.00 per cwt;
2's to Solid Mouth 129 lbs 99.00 per cwt.

   Slaughter Bucks:  Medium Fleshed 170.00-280 lbs 61.00-70.00 per cwt.
Fleshy 305 lbs 75.00 per cwt.

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10       53        53       265.00         265.00
    8       65        65       270.00         270.00
   12       70        70       262.50         262.50
    7     82-85       82    175.00-180.00     179.26
   37     91-93       92    172.50-190.00     183.94

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12       43        43       265.00         265.00
   50     51-55       52    255.00-260.00     258.21
    7       71        71       220.00         220.00

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1       90        90       120.00         120.00

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19    117-124     119    105.00-110.00     107.07

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5     80-120     104    100.00-125.00     106.54

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      115       115     79.00-87.00       83.00

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    130-145     141    102.50-128.00     108.37

                  Slaughter Whethers Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2       90        90       180.00         180.00   Kids

Source:  USDA-SD Dept Ag Market News, Sioux Falls, SD
         Erika Goette, Market Reporter
         605-372-8350
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS333.txt
 
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