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USDA National Sheep Summary

17 November 2015

USDA National Sheep Summary - 17 November 2015USDA National Sheep Summary - 17 November 2015

Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins, CO steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 4.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 5239 head sold in a one day sale. Equity Electronic Auction sold 320 slaughter lambs in Nebraska. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 7300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 2.00-4.00 lower. 9900 head of formula sales under 55 lbs were not tested; 55-85 lbs were 1.00-5.00 lower and over 85 lbs were not well tested. 7,091 carcasses sold with 45 lbs and down 16.11 lower; 45-55 lbs .32 higher and 55 lbs and up 1.12-3.50 lower. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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