USDA National Sheep Summary
29 March 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week heavy slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher; light slaughter lambs were steady to as much as 25.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 lower. Feeder lambs were not well tested. At San Angelo, TX 4630 head sold in a one day sale. Equity Electronic Auction sold 635 slaughter lambs in Oregon.. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and no comparison on feeder lambs. 3400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were firm. 13,400 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,610 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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