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USDA National Sheep Summary

14 September 2015

USDA National Sheep Summary - 14 September 2015USDA National Sheep Summary - 14 September 2015

Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were very uneven, mostly steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder lambs were mostly steady. At San Angelo, TX 6816 head sold in a one day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 5400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher. 6200 head of formula sales under 55 lbs were not well tested; 55-65 lbs Had no recent comparison; 65-75 lbs were 2.00-3.00 higher; 75-85 lbs were 6.00-8.00 higher and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 5,980 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 46.51 lower; 45-55 lbs 16.31 lower; 55-65 lbs 1.31 lower and 65 lbs and up .58-.96 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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