USDA National Sheep Summary
09 February 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady. Slaughter ewes were steady to 4.00 lower. Feeder lambs were not well tested. Many of the sales were cancelled due to winter weather. At San Angelo, TX 3036 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading no comparison on slaughter ewes and feeder lambs. 5200 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 2.00-4.00 lower. 12,200 head of formula sales had no trend due to not being report last week due to confidentiality. 3,797 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 9.80 lower; 45 lbs and up did not have a comparison due to confidentiality last week. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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