USDA National Sheep Summary
17 August 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady to 30.00 higher, with the greatest advance at New Holland, PA. Slaughter ewes were steady to 8.00 higher, except at Sioux Falls, SD 4.00-5.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady. At San Angelo, TX 4246 head sold in a one day sale. Equity Electronic Auction sold 325 slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; feeder lambs were steady. 6700 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 lower. 6300 head of formula sales under 55 lbs were not well tested; 55-65 lbs were 7.00-10.00 lower; 65-85 lbs were 4.00-9.00 higher; 85-95 lbs were steady and over 95 lbs were not well tested.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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