Weekly National Sheep Summary
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San Angelo, TX    Fri Nov 10, 2017    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, November 10, 2017
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   Weekly Trends:  Compared to last week slaughter lambs very uneven,
mostly steady to 10.00 lower.  Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 10.00
lower.  Feeder lambs were under 80 lbs steady to 3.00 higher, heavier
weights steady to 2.00 lower.  At San Angelo, TX 3937 head sold.  Equity
Electronic Auction sold 330 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.  In direct
trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested.  6,000 head of
negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady.  2,938 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 110-130 lbs 120.00-128.00.
  VA:             wooled 110-125 lbs 140.00-155.00.
  PA:             shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 190.00-205.00; 110-130 lbs
                  175.00-189.00; 130-150 lbs 160.00-182.00; 150-200 lbs
                  145.00-165.00.
  Ft.Collins, CO: wooled 140-145 lbs 155.00-160.00; 160-170 lbs 146.00-
                  151.00.
  South Dakota:   shorn and wooled 120-170 lbs 126.00-133.00.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
  Missouri:       90-100 lbs 130.00-150.00; 100-150 lbs 125.00-140.00.
  Equity Elec:    shorn 150 lbs 133.75.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:     40-60 lbs 220.00-238.00, few 242.00-248.00; 60-70 lbs
                  190.00-206.00; 70-80 lbs 160.00-178.00, few 184.00-
                  208.00; 80-90 lbs 150.00-158.00; 90-100 lbs 120.00-
                  130.00.
  Pennsylvania:   40-60 lbs 200.00-227.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-215.00; 70-80
                  lbs 160.00-178.00; 80-90 lbs 145.00-152.00; 90-110 lbs
                  125.00-130.00.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:    72 lbs 187.50; 80 lbs 160.00.
  Missouri:       50-60 lbs 185.00-205.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-185.00; 70-80
                  lbs 150.00-167.50; 80-90 lbs 140.00-160.00.
  Virginia:       60-80 lbs 189.00; 80-110 lbs 161.00-183.00.
  South Dakota:   no test.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
Direct Trading:   (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)
            6000: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 116-168 lbs 123.91-
                  150.94 (wtd avg 135.19).
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                60.00-68.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 70.00-
                78.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 64.00-70.00; Cull and Utility
                1-2 (very thin) 50.00-55.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin)
                45.00-50.00.
  Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                60.00-87.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-75.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  Ft. Collins:  Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 64.00-65.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                60.00-75.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.00-50.00; 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 and
                Utility 1-2 (very thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.
  So Dakota:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 56.00-68.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                53.00-61.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 41.00-61.00; Cull 1
                71.00.
  Missouri:     Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 70.00-87.50; Utility
                1-2 60.00-65.00.
  Virginia:     Good 2-4 no test.
  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.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   no test.
  Virginia:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:  79 lbs 160.00; 103 lbs 132.50.
  Billings:     no test.
  Kalona:       no test.
  So Dakota:    57 lbs 200.00; 60-70 lbs 185.50-193.00; 70-80 lbs 178.00-
                182.00; 80-90 162.00-168.50; 90-100 lbs 132.00-155.00;
                100-110 lbs 135.00-146.00; 110-120 lbs 131.00-137.50;
                120-130 lbs 120.00-127.00.
  Missouri:     35-45 lbs 165.00-195.00.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   hair ewe lambs 70-80 lbs 200.00-206.00 cwt; mixed age hair
                ewes 80-130 lbs 80.00-122.00 cwt.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     no test.
  So Dakota:    exposed baby tooth 175.00-180.00 per head; open baby tooth
                to solid mouth 120.00 per head; exposed solid mouth 160.00
                per head; open solid to short solid mouth 100.00 per head;
                solid mouth 115 lbs 72.00 cwt.
  Kalona, IA:   no test.
  Missouri:     no test.
  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 39,000 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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