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USDA National Sheep Summary


05 December 2016

USDA National Sheep Summary - 5 December 2016USDA National Sheep Summary - 5 December 2016


Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to as much as 20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 15.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 5605 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 320 slaughter lambs in Nebraska. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 5600 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 9900 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 5,643 lamb carcasses sold with 55 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 55-65 lbs 8.32 lower; 65-75 lbs no trend due to confidentiality; 75-85 lbs 2.21 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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