USDA National Sheep Summary
08 August 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 7.00 higher, instances 10.00-20.00 higher at San Angelo, TX. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady. Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 4957 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and no comparison on feeder lambs. 10,500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 1.00 lower. 11,600 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 5,090 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 9.57 higher; 45-75 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 75 lbs and up 1.05- 2.69 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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