USDA National Sheep Summary
28 September 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were very uneven, mostly steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were uneven, mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Feeder lambs were mostly steady to 5.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 5950 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and feeder lambs were firm. 5800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 7500 head of formula sales under 55 lbs were not well tested; 55-65 lbs were 5.00-6.00 higher; 65-75 lbs were 2.00-3.00 higher; 75-85 lbs were 1.00-2.00 lower and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 6,126 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 44.19 higher; 45-55 lbs 3.29 higher; 55-75 lbs .33-1.01 higher; 75-85 lbs .81 lower and 85 lbs and up .25 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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