USDA National Sheep Summary
15 June 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were uneven, 5.00 to as much as 40.00 lower at San Angelo, TX and New Holland, PA and 2.00-9.00 higher at Ft. Collins, CO and Sioux Falls, SD. Slaughter ewes were steady. Feeder lambs were steady to 15.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 6424 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; feeder lambs were steady. 3800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 10,700 head of formula sales under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-85 lbs were steady to 1.00 higher and over 85 lbs were 4.00-8.00 lower. 5,678 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 9.15 higher; 45-55 lbs .93 lower; 55-65 lbs 1.17 higher; 65-75 lbs .60 lower; 75-85 lbs .16 higher and 85 lbs and up .33 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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