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USDA National Sheep Summary


21 November 2016

USDA National Sheep Summary - 21 November 2016USDA National Sheep Summary - 21 November 2016


Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to as much as 20.00 higher, except at New Holland, Pa where they were 5.00-15.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were firm to sharply higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 15.00 higher, except at Newell, SD steady to 15.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 5694 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 4300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 lower. 9100 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,172 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 7.68 lower; 45-65 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 65-85 lbs 2.82-4.44 lower; and 85 lbs and up .27 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified. ****Due to the Thanksgiving holiday this report will not be issued next week. *****

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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