USDA National Sheep Summary
31 May 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 7.50 higher. Feeder lambs were mostly steady to 10.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 5044 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were steady. 3300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were unevenly steady. 9,900 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,744 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 12.56 lower; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 3.44 higher; 75-85 lbs 1.19 higher 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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