USDA National Sheep Summary
21 June 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to sharply higher except at San Angelo, TX where they were sharply lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher, except at San Angelo 5.00- 10.00 lower. Feeder lambs were firm to sharply higher. At San Angelo, TX 7105 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and feeder lambs were weak. 4300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 3.00-8.00 higher. 6700 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,826 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 14.17 higher; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 4.20 higher; 75-85 lbs 1.14 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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