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USDA National Sheep Summary

26 May 2015

USDA National Sheep Summary - 26 May 2015USDA National Sheep Summary - 26 May 2015

Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady 20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 15.00 higher. At San Angelo, TX 4175 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 2500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 3.00 higher. 9200 head of formula sales under 65 lbs were not well tested; 65-75 lbs were sharply lower; 75- 85 lbs were 4.00-5.00 lower; 85-95 lbs were steady to 1.00 lower and over 95 lbs were steady to 1.00 higher. 6,278 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 2.60 higher; 45-55 lbs 10.76 higher; 55-65 lbs 5.18 lower; 65-75 lbs 1.02 higher and 75 lbs and up .57-1.75 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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