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USDA National Sheep Summary


21 March 2016

USDA National Sheep Summary - 21 March 2016USDA National Sheep Summary - 21 March 2016


Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 15.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 10.00 lower, except at New Holland and Kalona steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady. At San Angelo, TX 3998 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 3600 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were weak. 11,900 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,928 lamb carcasses sold with 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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