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USDA National Sheep Summary


02 February 2016

USDA National Sheep Summary - 2 February 2016USDA National Sheep Summary - 2 February 2016


Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady, instances sharply higher at Ft. Collins, CO. Slaughter ewes were steady to 20.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins 1.00-9.00 higher. Feeder lambs were mostly 7.00-12.00 lower,except at Ft. Collins steady to 6.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 3921 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 4400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 lower. 9200 head of formula sales had no trend reported due to confidentiality. 3,649 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 14.83 lower and over 45 lbs not reported due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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