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USDA National Sheep Summary

02 May 2016

USDA National Sheep Summary - 2 May 2016USDA National Sheep Summary - 2 May 2016

Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to as much as 20.00 lower, except light lambs at New Holland, PA 10.00-20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were 5.00-10.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 6077 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were steady and feeder lambs were 10.00 lower than last test. 2700 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady. 11,600 head of formula sales of 85-95 lbs dressed lambs were 2.00-4.00 lower other weights had no trend due to confidentiality. 4,517 lamb carcasses sold with 65 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 1.66 higher; 75-85 lbs .06 higher 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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