USDA National Sheep Summary
22 August 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady to 10.00 higher, instances 30.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 6717 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 340 Slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 7500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher. 6900 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,751 lamb carcasses sold with 75 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 75-85 lbs 1.48 higher and 85 lbs and up .94 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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