USDA National Sheep Summary
18 April 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were firm to 5.00 higher, instances 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. No good comparison on feeder lambs. At San Angelo, TX 4310 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading no comparison on slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 3600 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 10,200 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,090 lamb carcasses sold with 65 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 4.30 lower 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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