The Goldthwaite Sheep and Goat Auction, Goldthwaite, TX, reported receipts of 2,920 head of sheep and goats Jan. 21, compared with 3,738 head last week and 3,309 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, TX.

Compared to last week, feeder lambs were steady. Slaughter bucks and ewes were mostly steady. Slaughter lambs were $1 to $2 higher. Stock Spanish nannies were $2 lower. All other classes of Spanish and Angora goats were mostly steady. Trade was active. Demand was good. Supply included around 7% sheep, with nearly 200 lambs.

Stock and feeder sheep: Lambs, medium and large frame 1, 40 to 75 lbs., 85.00 to 97.00; few, spring, 50 to 75 lbs., 103.00 to 110.00. Barbados, medium and large frame 1, few, ewes, with lambs, 27.00 per head.

Slaughter sheep: Lambs, Choice and Prime, 2 to 3, 90 to 125 lbs., 76.00 to 87.00; 125 to 140 lbs., 74.00 to 80.00. Ewes, Good, 2 to 3, 48.00 to 51.00. Utility, 2 to 3, 41.50 to 48.50. Bucks, 34.00 to 42.00. Muttons, 80 to 230 lbs., 73.00 to 88.00. Barbados, lambs, 35 to 65 lbs., 66.00 to 88.00. Ewes, 42.50 to 54.00. Bucks, 85.00 to 210.00 per head. Muttons, 82.00 to 85.50.

Stock and feeder goats: Young, Spanish nannies, 65 to 120 lbs., 51.00 to 64.00; older nannies, 65 to 120 lbs., 47.50 to 54.00. Angora, few, unshorn, 35 to 60 lbs., 70.00 to 71.00. Billies, 44.00 to 57.50.

Slaughter goats: Spanish, kids and yearlings, Choice and Prime, 20 to 40 lbs., 85.50 to 95.00; 40 to 70 lbs., 82.50 to 89.00. Nannies, 65 to 110 lbs., 55.00 to 61.00; thin, 47.50 to 49.50. Muttons, 90 to 120 lbs., 65.00 to 76.00. Billies, 100 to 150 lbs., 71.00 to 75.00, few, 95.00 to 105.00 per head. Angora, kids, Choice and Prime, 15 to 35 lbs., 80.00 to 85.00; 35 to 55 lbs., 84.50 to 90.00. Angora crosses, kids, 15 to 35 lbs., 80.00 to 85.00; 35 to 55 lbs., 84.50 to 90.00.

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