Weekly National Sheep Summary
SA_LS855`
San Angelo, TX    Fri Feb 09, 2018    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, February 09, 2018
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   Weekly Trends:  Compared to last week slaughter lambs steady to 20.00
higher, except at San Angelo, TX weak to 10.00 lower.  Slaughter ewes
weak to 10.00 lower.  Feeder lambs not well tested.  At San Angelo, TX
3947 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.  In direct trading
slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested.  2800 head of negotiated
sales of slaughter lambs were 4.00 higher.  2,233 lamb carcasses sold
with all weights no trend due to confidentiality.  All sheep sold per
hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Slaughter Lambs:   Choice and Prime 2-3 90-160 lbs:
  San Angelo:     shorn and wooled 110-165 lbs 130.00-138.00.
  VA:             wooled 90-130 lbs 192.00-200.00.
  PA:             shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 220.00-250.00; 110-130 lbs
                  185.00-225.00; 130-150 lbs 150.00-180.00; 150-200 lbs
                  150.00-180.00.
  Ft.Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 156.00-185.00; 170-200 lbs 135.00-
                  153.00.
  South Dakota:   shorn and wooled 107 lbs 172.50; 124 lbs 158.00; 135-
                  150 lbs 143.00-155.00.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
  Missouri:       100-120 lbs 135.00-144.00.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:     40-60 lbs 238.00-250.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-228.00, few
                  240.00-248.00; 70-80 lbs 198.00-212.00, few 220.00-
                  226.00; 80-90 lbs 186.00-190.00, few 206.00; 90-110 lbs
                  164.00-176.00.
  Pennsylvania:   40-50 lbs 275.00-305.00; 50-60 lbs 270.00-300.00, few
                  305.00-320.00; 60-70 lbs 260.00-280.00, few 280.00-
                  300.00; 70-80 lbs 230.00-265.00, few 270.00-275.00; 80-
                  90 lbs 220.00-245.00, few 245.00-265.00; 90-110 lbs
                  200.00-246.00.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:    50 lbs 240.00; 60-70 lbs 228.00-240.00; 70-80 lbs
                  220.00-227.00.
  Missouri:       50-60 lbs 220.00-285.00; 60-80 lbs 230.00-275.00; 80-90
                  lbs 220.00-240.00; 90-100 lbs 135.00-160.00.
  Virginia:       60-90 lbs 170.00-220.00.
  South Dakota:   70 lbs 192.50; 102 lbs 137.50.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
Direct Trading:   (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)
            2800: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 142-190 lbs 124.00-
                  152.25 (wtd avg 134.95).
  TX:       1000: Slaughter Lambs shorn club lambs 130 lbs 150.45.
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                70.00-73.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 76.00-
                82.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 70.00-74.00; Cull and Utility
                1-2 (very thin) 56.00-64.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin)
                40.00-52.00.
  Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 60.00-85.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                70.00-110.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-100.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  Ft. Collins:  Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 62.50-65.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                66.00-78.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-42.00; Cull 1
                (extremely thin) no test.
  Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1
                no test.
  So Dakota:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 76.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                70.00-81.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 30.00.
  Missouri:     Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 50.00-60.00; Utility
                1-2 70.00-85.00.
  Virginia:     Good 2-4 95.00.
  Kalona:       Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                no test; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) no test;
                Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   no test.
  Virginia:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     no test.
  Kalona:       no test.
  So Dakota:    no test.
  Missouri:     30-50 lbs 235.00-265.00.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   hair ewes and lambs 68.00-98.00 per head; mixed age hair
                ewes 80-130 lbs 82.00-114.00 cwt.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     no test.
  So Dakota:    bred mixed age 175.00-225.00 per head; exposed mixed age
                140-220 lbs 82.00-85.00 cwt.
  Kalona, IA:   no test.
  Missouri:     ewes with lambs 150.00-210.00 per family.
  Virginia:     no test.
National Weekly Lamb Carcass
                        Choice and Prime 1-4:
   Weight         Head           Wt Avg
   45 lbs down    Price not reported due to confidentiality
   45-55 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   55-65 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   65-75 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   75-85 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   85 lbs up      Price not reported due to confidentiality
  
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 39,000 compared with 38,000 last week and 37,000 last year.



Source:  USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
         Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA_LS850
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews
         
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