USDA National Sheep Summary
14 November 2016
Weekly Trends: Compared to last week heavy slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 lower; light slaughter lambs were steady to sharply higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher early in the week and steady To 10.00 lower late in the week. Feeder lambs were sharply higher. At San Angelo, TX 4608 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 6700 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 2.00-3.00 lower. 10,100 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,879 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 2.76 higher; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 5.04 lower; 75-85 lbs 3.34 lower and 85 lbs and up 3.34 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)
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