Centennial Sheep and Goat Auction - Ft. Collins, CO (Wed)
GL_LS320
Greeley, CO    Wed Mar 07, 2018    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News

Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO
Sheep and Goat Report for Wednesday March 07, 2018.

Total Receipts: 1842    Last Week:  1509   Year Ago: 1260
Sheep Receipts:  993    Last Week:  1048   Year Ago:  891
 Goat Receipts:  849    Last Week:   461   Year Ago:  369

Compared to last week:  Slaughter lambs were unevenly steady. Slaughter 
ewes and bucks mostly steady.  In goats, slaughter kids were steady and 
slaughter nannies were mostly steady.  Slaughter billies and slaughter 
wethers were mostly steady.  Trade activity and buyer demand was moderate 
to good.  The sheep supply consisted of approximately 42 percent slaughter 
lambs and 1 percent feeder lambs with the balance being slaughter ewes 
and bucks.  The goat supply consisted of approximately 45 percent slaughter
kids, 47 percent slaughter nannies/does with the balance being slaughter
billies and wethers. Bum lambs had a per head spread of 15.00-26.00 and 
mixed aged pairs had a range of 155.00-230.00.  Sheep and lambs sold on 
a per cwt basis and goats sold on a per head basis unless otherwise noted. 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   30       53        53       225.00         225.00   Hair Sheep

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1       65        65       220.00         220.00
   23     70-74       72    212.50-217.50     214.39
   60     76-78       76    215.00-222.50     221.60   Hair Sheep

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10     90-105      96    190.00-197.50     193.87
    1       95        95       200.00         200.00   Hair Sheep
    7    113-122     120    170.00-185.00     172.72

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1       55        55       210.00         210.00
    1       55        55       205.00         205.00   Hair Sheep

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7     70-76       75       205.00         205.00
    1       80        80       180.00         180.00

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   65     93-108     100    165.00-187.50     176.02
   62    112-128     117    150.00-177.50     163.96
   65    131-140     134    150.00-155.00     150.78

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      144       144       124.00         124.00
    6    143-145     143    125.00-130.00     128.66   Hair Sheep
   13    158-166     163    135.00-140.00     136.86
    3    160-170     163    125.00-130.00     128.27   Buck Lambs

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6     65-68       66    170.00-195.00     179.19
    2       65        65       185.00         185.00   Hair Sheep
   11     70-75       72    175.00-185.00     179.91
   12     87-88       87    150.00-170.00     155.04

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    100-103     101    150.00-155.00     151.28
   15      115       115       155.00         155.00

           Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8       36        36       222.50         222.50
    9       37        37       220.00         220.00   Hair Sheep
   26       79        79       197.50         197.50

Slaughter Ewes:
   Grade           Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress      Low Dress
   Good 3-5      170-260 lbs 75.00-87.50    95.00-115.00   67.50-73.00 
   Good 2-3      100-190 lbs 70.00-84.00    90.00-91.00    60.00-69.00
   Utility 1-2   120-200 lbs 51.00-58.00     -----           44.00    
   Cull 1          -----       -----         -----           -----    

Slaughter Bucks: 120-355 lbs Avg Dress 60.00-72.50; High Dress 82.50-92.50 
with; Low Dress 42.50-59.00.

           Slaughter Kids Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7     20-28       25     40.00-60.00       49.53
    4       30        30        62.50          62.50
   26     45-49       48     90.00-125.00     110.68
   41     53-55       54    140.00-152.50     147.36
   26     62-68       64    165.00-172.50     168.44
   28     77-79       78    180.00-190.00     183.52
   24     95-98       95    215.00-220.00     215.64

           Slaughter Kids Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21     35-39       39     37.50-45.00       39.98
   13     40-41       41     65.00-70.00       65.38
    6     50-55       54     95.00-130.00     108.97
   19     60-67       65    135.00-155.00     149.96
   62     70-78       76    150.00-175.00     170.10
   29     80-88       85    170.00-185.00     175.99
   25     91-93       92    200.00-210.00     205.62

           Slaughter Kids Selection 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9     50-58       54     50.00-75.00       59.08
    8     63-68       65    115.00-120.00     118.03
    8       75        75    140.00-145.00     140.62
   17     80-85       84    150.00-165.00     157.76
   12       91        91       175.00         175.00

Nannies/Does:
   Selection 1     105-180 lbs 180.00-240.00.
   Selection 2      95-140 lbs 140.00-170.00.
   Selection 3      80-125 lbs 105.00-135.00.

Bucks/Billies:
   Selection 1     200-250 lbs 280.00-320.00.
   Selection 2     100-190 lbs 210.00-265.00.
   Selection 3      90-145 lbs 165.00-205.00.

Wethers:
   Selection 1     145-220 lbs 280.00-360.00.
   Selection 2     105-135 lbs 240.00-265.00.
   Selection 3     100-150 lbs 180.00-230.00.

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Jonathan Gittlein, Market Reporter
         970-353-9750 Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS320.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

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