USDA National Sheep Summary
19 September 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 20.00 lower in the face of the Eid ul-Adha holiday. Slaughter ewes were steady to 12.00 lower. Feeder lambs were 10.00-20.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 5904 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 321 slaughter lambs in Nebraska. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and feeder lambs were 11.00 lower. 6800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 9300 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,447 lamb carcasses sold with 75 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 75-85 lbs 4.45 lower and 85 lbs and up .48 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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