USDA National Sheep Summary
24 October 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady to 5.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 6.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 8.00 higher, except lambs over 100 lbs at Sioux Falls were 6.00-8.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 5151 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 7400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 8700 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,732 lamb carcasses sold with 65 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality and 65 lbs and up .52-1.70 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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