USDA National Sheep Summary
14 June 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were uneven. Under 80 lbs were mostly steady to 5.00 higher and over 80 lbs were weak to 5.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder lambs were uneven, mostly steady. At San Angelo, TX 8350 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and no comparison on feeder lambs. 3400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 6900 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,360 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 8.14 lower; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-85 lbs 1.53- 4.69 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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