USDA National Sheep Summary
01 June 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 5.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 2342 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; no comparison on feeder lambs. 4100 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 lower. 9500 head of formula sales under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-85 lbs were 1.00- 4.00 higher; 85-95 lbs were 2.00-4.00 lower and over 95 lbs were 6.00- 8.00 higher. 5,430 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 19.74 lower; 45-55 lbs 8.16 lower and 55 lbs and up .27-.86 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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