USDA National Sheep Summary
12 October 2015
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 8.00 lower. Feeder lambs were mostly steady to 5.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 7502 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 steady. 5700 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 6500 head of formula sales under 55 lbs were not well tested; 55-65 lbs were 1.00-2.00 lower; 65-75 lbs were steady to 1.00 higher; 75-85 lbs were 3.00-4.00 lower and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 6,099 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 5.00 lower; 45-55 lbs 8.47 higher and 55 lbs and up .05-2.03 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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