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USDA National Sheep Summary


02 February 2015

USDA National Sheep Summary - 30 January 2015USDA National Sheep Summary - 30 January 2015


Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady.

At San Angelo, TX 3336 head sold in a one day sale.

No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs not tested. 7400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs under 170 lbs were 6.00-7.00 lower, over 170 lbs were steady and 9300 head of formula sales of carcasses under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-75 lbs were 1.00-2.00 lower; 75-95 lbs were 4.00-5.00 lower and over 95 lbs were weak. 5,330 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 9.74 lower; 45-55 lbs 2.81 lower; 55-65 lbs .09 lower and 65 lbs and up 1.47-2.41 lower.

All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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