USDA National Sheep Summary
17 October 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 4.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 8.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 5031 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 5900 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 10.00 lower to 3.00 higher. 8400 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,075 lamb carcasses sold with 75 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 75-85 lbs 6.86 lower and 85 lbs and up no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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