USDA National Sheep Summary
21 November 2014
Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly firm to 10.00 higher, instances 20.00 higher at New Holland, PA. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were not well tested. At San Angelo, TX 3198 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; feeder lambs weak. 8600 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady and 10,400 head of formula sales of carcasses under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-75 lbs were 1.00 lower; 75-85 lbs were 1.00 higher and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 5,884 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 33.16 higher; 45-55 lbs 8.62 higher; 55-85 lbs .27- 1.01 higher and 85 lbs and up .27 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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