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USDA National Sheep Summary


24 October 2014

USDA Weekly National Sheep Summary - 24 October 2014USDA Weekly National Sheep Summary - 24 October 2014


Weekly Trends:

Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher, except at New Holland, PA 10.00-20.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs were uneven, mostly steady to 6.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 5363 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and no comparison on feeder lambs. 10,000 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher and 4800 head of formula sales of carcasses under 55 lbs were not well tested; 55-85 lbs were 4.00-6.00 higher and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 6,383 lamb carcasses sold with 55 lbs and down 11.63-11.75 higher and 55 lbs and up 1.56-2.80 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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