USDA National Sheep Summary
11 April 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 3.00 lower. No good comparison on feeder lambs. At San Angelo, TX 3676 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested; no comparison on feeder lambs. 2800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 1.00 higher. 11,400 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,233 lamb carcasses sold with 65 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 2.28 higher and 75 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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