USDA National Sheep Summary
15 August 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly Steady to 5.00 higher, except steady to 10.00 lower at Ft. Collins, CO. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady, instances 6.00-10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady. At San Angelo, TX 5125 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 7500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 8900 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,189 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 7.61 lower; 45-75 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 75-85 lbs 2.69 higher and 85 lbs and up 3.75 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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