USDA National Sheep Summary
08 March 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 12.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 4426 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 2500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 12,100 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 5,481 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 9.61 higher; 45-55 lbs and up had no trend due to confidentiality; 55-85 lbs 2.72-4.63 lower and 85 lbs and up no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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