USDA National Sheep Summary
12 September 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher, instances 20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs were firm to 5.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 4840 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 615 slaughter lambs in North Dakota and Nebraska. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and feeder lambs were steady. 3300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 4.00 lower. 5,000 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,582 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 9.13 higher; 45-75 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 75-85 lbs .36 lower and 85 lbs and up 3.45 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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