USDA National Sheep Summary
28 June 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were very uneven, mostly steady to 5.00 higher, except light lambs at New Holland, PA 10.00- 15.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady. Feeder lambs were firm to sharply higher. At San Angelo, TX 8071 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and feeder lambs were firm to 7.00 higher. 2,00 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were sharply higher. 7600 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,275 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 4.85 lower; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-85 lbs 4.38-6.89 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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