Centennial Sheep and Goat Auction - Ft. Collins, CO (Wed)
GL_LS320   
Greeley, CO    Wed Oct 18, 2017    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News
 
Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO
Sheep and Goat Report for Wednesday October 18, 2017

Total Receipts: 2324    Last Week: 1864    Year Ago: 1136
Sheep Receipts: 1686    Last Week: 1119    Year Ago:  378
 Goat Receipts:  638    Last Week:  745    Year Ago:  758

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter lambs were sharply lower.  Feeder lambs 
were sharply lower.  Slaughter ewes were sharply higher and slaughter bucks were 
1.00 to 5.00 lower.  In goats, slaughter kids were unevenly steady, while 
slaughter nannies were mostly steady.  Slaughter billies were sharply lower and 
wethers were unevenly steady.  Trade activity and buyer demand was moderate to 
good.  The sheep supply consisted of approximately 25 percent slaughter lambs 
and 20 percent feeder lambs with the balance being slaughter ewes and bucks.  
The goat supply consisted of approximately 45 percent slaughter kids, 30 percent 
slaughter nannies/does with the balance being slaughter billies and wethers.  
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 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18       49        49       205.00         205.00   Hair Sheep
    5       52        52       210.00         210.00
   34       58        58       195.00         195.00   Hair Sheep
    5       63        63       190.00         190.00
   35     66-67       66    200.00-210.00     209.13   Hair Sheep
    9       74        74       179.00         179.00
    7     80-85       82    152.50-160.00     156.67
    3       95        95       148.00         148.00
    5      148       148       167.00         167.00   Fancy
    3      153       153       135.00         135.00

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   34       42        42       182.50         182.50
   17       57        57       175.00         175.00

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   68     71-76       74    157.00-163.00     162.25
   12       73        73       170.00         170.00   Hair Sheep
   41     83-89       87    138.00-142.50     139.17
   37     91-103      95    130.00-141.00     137.16
   17    119-128     125    128.00-136.00     132.41
   25    130-134     132    129.00-137.00     130.62
    3      175       175       118.00         118.00

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14       45        45       164.00         164.00
   12     73-78       76    139.00-147.00     142.41

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4       58        58       136.00         136.00

                 Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5       67        67       172.50         172.50
   99       79        79    154.00-157.00     156.24
   79       93        93       158.00         158.00   Fancy
   22      103       103    140.00-142.00     141.27
   11      110       110       143.00         143.00
   17      122       122       136.00         136.00

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21     73-74       74    140.00-158.00     142.54
   32     86-87       86    141.00-147.00     141.95
   22     90-98       92    134.00-145.00     141.57

                 Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16       96        96       138.00         138.00

Slaughter Ewes:
   Grade           Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress      Low Dress
   Good 3-5       194-305   62.50-75.00       -----          -----    
   Good 2-3       129-208   57.50-71.00    90.00-96.00    46.00-56.00 
   Utility 1-2     -----      -----           -----          -----    
   Cull 1          -----      -----           -----          -----    

Slaughter Bucks: 120-260 lbs Avg Dress 60.00-71.00; High Dress 87.50; Low 
Dress 40.00-59.00.

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21       29        29        30.00          30.00
    5     30-38       33     40.00-48.00       43.66
   38     40-47       45     85.00-95.00       90.32
   17     52-58       54    122.50-132.50     125.04
   40     65-68       67    150.00-162.50     155.47
   13     75-78       76    172.50-182.50     177.21

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     35-38       37     35.00-37.50       35.79
    9     45-49       49     65.00-70.00       69.49
   14     50-59       57    100.00-115.00     112.00
   22     60-65       62    135.00-145.00     141.01
   14     70-75       74    132.50-145.00     136.42

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12       28        28        38.00          38.00
   12     40-45       42     47.50-55.00       52.23
   17     50-54       51     80.00-95.00       90.59
   31     60-65       63    117.50-125.00     121.59

Nannies/Does:
   Selection 1      84-165 lbs 170.00-185.00.
   Selection 2      88-175 lbs 140.00-167.50.
   Selection 3      85-160 lbs  97.50-135.00.

Bucks/Billies:
   Selection 1     165-220 lbs 280.00-305.00. 
   Selection 2     125-140 lbs 190.00-255.00, mostly 220.00-255.00.
   Selection 3      80-165 lbs 125.00-170.00, mostly 155.00-170.00.

Wethers:
   Selection 1     160-185 lbs 270.00-350.00, mostly 345.00-350.00.
   Selection 2     100-130 lbs 230.00-250.00.
   Selection 3      86-140 lbs 190.00-220.00.

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Aramis Harris, 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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