USDA National Sheep Summary
06 July 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to as much as 40.00 higher with most advance on light lambs. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 6083 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 higher in a light test. 1500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 3.00-5.00 higher. 9300 head of formula sales under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-85 lbs were 2.00-4.00 lower and over 85 lbs were 7.00-15.00 higher. 5,472 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 14.70 lower; 45-55 lbs 8.32 lower; 55-65 lbs .18 higher; 65-75 lbs .16 lower; 75-85 lbs .28 higher and 85 lbs and up .06 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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