Sheep &Goat Sales – for Aug. 19, 2010

The Winnipeg Livestock Auction on August 5, 2010 was very similar in the numerous sheep and goats delivered by the producers, as last month’s sale. There were more than 450 sheep and goats, excellent selection in most categories, for this sale. The buyers were prepared for some interesting and serious bidding, on this sale.

The ewes sold steady, but with a few exceptions. The average price range was $0.73 to $0.85 per pound. The ewes in the July 3, 2010 sale, brought $0.55 to $0.78 per pound.

There were only four rams for this sale. The price ranged from $0.54 to $1.13 per pound.

Last sale, only one ram was sold. It went for $0.74 per pound.

The lightweight lambs classification dominated the lambs sold at this sale. A major portion of these lambs were in the steady in prices, ranging $0.72- $1.04/lb. There were a few exceptions, some of the does brought higher prices – $1.13-$1.37/lb.

The choice of bucks was good, most breeds were available for the buyers. The heavyweight (195 to 240 pounds) bucks brought a price range of $1.05-$0.63/lb. The lighter weight (60-105 pounds) bucks brought a price range of $1.92-$1/lb.

The first group was wethers, 73-pound Alpine cross, brought $88 ($1.21/lb.) and the second group of wethers, 95-pound Saanen cross, brought $110 ($1.16/lb.).

The lightweight goat kids, 29 pounds, brought $51 ($1.76/lb.) and the 26-pound goats brought $39 ($1.50/lb.).

The two groups of 52-pound bucklings brought $84 and $75 ($1.62 and $1.44/pound). Another group of bucklings, 54 pounds, brought $86 ($1.59/lb.).

The goats in the 43-to 48-pound range brought $74- $77 ($1.72-$1.60/lb.).

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Aug. 5/2010

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95 -110 lbs.80 -94 lbs.

$123.75 -$181.20 $168

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n/a $167.89 -$177.02

EwesLambs 110 lbs. +30 -39 Lbs.$34.20 (36) New Crop $87.58 (1.51)July 8/2010June 3/2010

$58.32 -$145.30 $58.80 -$131.93 $78.56 -$172.96

n/a n/a

$54 (1.44)

$85.75 (49) n/a

n/a $94.50 -$129.60

$99.96 -$125.96 $97.90 -$138.16 $157.52 -$165.62 70 -79 lbs.$70 -$106.50 $101.84 -$124.82 $118.63 -$129.21

60 -69 lbs.$84.50 -$94.52 $94.25 -$108.12 $112 -$121.72 50 -59 lbs.$55.10 -$82.94 $75.50 $81.20 -$106.2040 -49 lbs.

$51.25 (41)

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