Colfax Sheep Auction: April 12, 2014

Colfax Sheep Auction: April 12, 2014

COLFAX, Iowa – The April 12th Sheep and Goat market in Colfax saw a good pre-Easter run Saturday, with nearly twice as many sheep as the previous week. Of the 1293 head of sheep, feeder lambs fetched the day’s high average price at $2.24/lb. Prices on the 165 head of goats ranged from $107.50-$175/hd.

Sheep: 1293 head
Weight Price
30-40 pounds $2.40/lb
40-50 pounds $2.35/lb
50-60 pounds $2.42/lb
60-70 pounds $2.35/lb
70-80 pounds $2.20/lb
80-90 pounds $2.10/lb
90-100 pounds $1.90/lb
100-110 pounds $1.70/lb
110-120 pounds $1.68/lb
120-130 pounds $1.72/lb
130-140 pounds N/A
140-150 pounds N/A
150+ pounds $1.50/lb
Goats: 165 head
Weight Price
30-45 pounds $107.50/hd
45-60 pounds $175/hd
60-75 pounds $135/hd
76-90 pounds $175/hd