USDA National Sheep Summary
14 November 2014
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady to 3.00 lower and 30.00-40.00 lower at New Holland, PA. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady. At San Angelo, TX 2203 head sold in a one day sale. Equity Electronic Auction sold 630 slaughter lambs in North Dakota and Nebraska. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 7800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady and 8500 head of formula sales of carcasses under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-75 lbs were 3.00-4.00 lower; 75-85 lbs were 2.00 higher and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 7,462 lamb carcasses sold with 55 lbs and down 4.76-5.99 lower and 55 lbs and up .25-1.29 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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