USDA National Sheep Summary
08 June 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 8.00 higher, instances 10.00-20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady, instances 15.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 5.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 5892 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; feeder lambs were 5.00-10.00 higher. 2200 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 9400 head of formula sales under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-75 lbs were 8.00-9.00 higher; 75-85 lbs were 4.00-5.00 lower; 85-95 lbs were weak and over 95 lbs were 6.00-7.00 lower. 5,795 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 17.49 higher; 45-55 lbs 9.93 lower; 55-65 lbs 3.79 higher; 65-75 lbs .34 higher and 75 lbs and up .22-.87 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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