USDA National Sheep Summary
19 July 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 3.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 2.00 higher at Sioux Falls, SD and no good comparison at other locations. Feeder lambs were weak. At San Angelo, TX 9548 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 5200 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 3.00 higher. 8700 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,288 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 27.48 higher; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 4.33 higher; 75-85 lbs 8.85 higher and 85 lbs and up 5.98 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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