USDA National Sheep Summary
04 August 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were very uneven, steady to 20.00 higher at San Angelo, TX; Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA and steady to 20.00 lower at New Holland, PA and Sioux Falls, SD. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher, except at New Holland steady to 10.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 15.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins steady to 10.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 4096 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; feeder lambs were 8.00 lower. 3500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher. 7600 head of formula sales under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-75 lbs were 6.00-7.00 lower; 75-85 lbs were 8.00-10.00 higher; 85-95 lbs were 1.00- 2.00 higher and over 95 lbs were 6.00-7.00 lower. 5,243 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 4.03 higher; 45-65 lbs 2.24-3.19 lower; 65-75 lbs 5.69 higher; 75-85 lbs 10.32 higher and 85 lbs and up 6.56 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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