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USDA National Sheep Summary


23 November 2015

USDA National Sheep Summary - 23 November 2015USDA National Sheep Summary - 23 November 2015


Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 15.00 higher, instances 20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 3260 head sold in a one day sale. Equity Electronic Auction sold 340 slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; no comparison on feeder lambs. 6800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 lower. 9700 head of formula sales under 55 lbs were not tested; 55-65 lbs were steady to 2.00 higher; 65-75 lbs were 4.00-6.00 lower; 75-85 lbs were firm and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 6,474 carcasses sold with 55 lbs and down 3.65-3.70 lower and 55 lbs and up .59-1.59 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified. *** This report will not be issued next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. ***

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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