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USDA National Sheep Summary

30 August 2016

USDA National Sheep Summary - 30 August 2016USDA National Sheep Summary - 30 August 2016

Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly steady; instances 10.00-15.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 8.00 higher. Feeder lambs were 5.00-20.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX 7414 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes were not tested and no comparison on feeder lambs. 7400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 1.00 lower. 7600 head of formula sales had no trend due to confidentiality. 3,796 lamb carcasses sold with 65 lbs and down no trend due to confidentiality; 65-75 lbs 2.55 higher; 75-85 lbs no trend due to confidentiality and 85 lbs and up 4.81 higher. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Published by USDA Agricultural marketing Service (AMS)

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