USDA National Sheep Summary
05 September 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were very uneven, mostly steady to 10.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins, CO and lambs over 80 lbs at San Angelo, TX steady to 6.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were 5.00-15.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 9687 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 340 slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and feeder lambs steady. 9300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher. 6600 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,134 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 4.02 higher; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs .84 lower; 75-85 lbs no trend due to confidentiality and 85 lbs and up .62 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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