Weekly National Sheep Summary
USDA - Fri Aug 10, 3:32PM CDT
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San Angelo, TX    Fri Aug 10, 2018    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, August 10, 2018
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   Weekly Trends:  Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to
5.00 higher.  Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher.  Feeder lambs
were steady in a light test.  At San Angelo, TX 8787 head sold.  No sales
in Equity Electronic Auction.  In direct trading slaughter ewes and
feeder lambs not tested.  2300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs
were sharply lower.  2,224 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 110-140 lbs 126.00-132.00.
  VA:             wooled 110-125 lbs 177.50-250.00.
  PA:             shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 182.00-200.00; 110-130 lbs
                  170.00-195.00; 130-150 lbs 150.00-170.00.
  Ft.Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 150.00-160.00; 135-150 lbs 145.00-
                  155.00.
  South Dakota:   shorn and wooled 90-130 lbs 133.00-141.00; 130-150 lbs
                  134.00-136.00.
  Kalona, IA:     shorn 130-145 lbs 129.00-136.00; wooled 110-125 lbs
                  135.00-155.00, 140 lbs 131.00.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
  Missouri:       90-100 lbs 130.00-150.00; 100-140 lbs 120.00-135.00.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:     40-60 lbs 180.00-200.00, few 210.00-212.00; 60-70 lbs
                  170.00-179.00, few 196.00-199.00; 70-80 lbs 155.00-
                  174.00; 80-90 lbs 145.00-162.00; 90-110 lbs 150.00-
                  160.00, few buck lambs 166.00.
  Pennsylvania:   50-60 lbs 195.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-215.00; 70-80
                  lbs 170.00-210.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-200.00; 90-110 lbs
                  180.00-205.00.
  Kalona, IA:     40-60 lbs 151.00-158.00; 65 lbs 175.00; 70-80 lbs
                  159.00-170.00, few 177.00; 80-85 lbs 157.50-162.50;
                  90-100 lbs 149.00-169.00.
  Ft. Collins:    50-60 lbs 150.00-160.00; 70-80 lbs 147.50-155.00; 85-90
                  lbs 145.00-147.50; 90-110 lbs 150.00-160.00.
  Missouri:       50-60 lbs 165.00-175.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-175.00; 70-80
                  lbs 165.00-173.00.
  Virginia:       80-110 lbs 155.00-175.00.
  South Dakota:   60-70 lbs 167.50-180.00; 80-90 lbs 146.00-151.00; 90-
                  100 lbs 143.00-159.00.
  Billings, MT:   90 lbs 129.00.
Direct Trading:   (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)
            2300: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 123-181 lbs 123.28-
                  172.00 (wtd avg 146.39).
  Western Video Auction:
    North Central states: Replacements: 500
             500: Ewe lambs 75 lbs 168.00 September delivery
    Western states:  Feeder Lambs:  20,100
           1800: 105-120 lbs 143.00-145.20 current delivery
          13500: 90-95 lbs 145.00-155.00; 100-110 lbs 147.50-150.50
                 September-October delivery
           1800: 95 lbs 147.75; 105 lbs 150.00 October delivery
           2600: 110 lbs 151.25 November delivery
    Replacements:  850
            500: Ewe lambs 95 lbs 160.00 September-October delivery
            350: Yearling ewes 235.00 per head. 
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                48.00-55.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 60.00-
                74.00, high-yielding 75.00-81.00; Utility 1-2 (thin)
                50.00-62.00, few 66.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin)
                40.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 20.00-40.00.
  Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 75.00-90.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                85.00-115.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-95.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  Ft. Collins:  Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 70.00-80.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                62.50-72.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 37.50-47.50; Cull 1
                (extremely thin) no test.
  Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 43.00-49.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                52.00-53.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 46.00-55.00; Cull 1
                38.00-41.00.
  So Dakota:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 67.00-74.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                65.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 58.00-66.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  Missouri:     Good 2-4 50.00-77.50; Utility 1-2 42.50-50.00.
  Virginia:     Good 2-4 85.00-88.00.
  Kalona:       Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                62.00-80.00; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) 62.50-
                64.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 55.00-60.00; Cull 1 no test.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   60-70 lbs 144.00-160.00; 70-90 lbs 140.00-143.00; 90-100
                lbs 137.50-138.00.
  Virginia:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:  68 lbs 160.00; 70-80 lbs 140.00-150.00; 87 lbs 145.00;
                96 lbs 147.50; 109 lbs 134.00.
  Billings:     60-70 lbs 145.00-154.00; 70-80 lbs 144.50-152.00; 80-90
                lbs 147.00-149.50; 90-100 lbs 135.00-145.00; 100-110 lbs
                131.00-136.50; 110-120 lbs 129.00-131.50.
  Kalona:       86 lbs 155.00.
  So Dakota:    67 lbs 180.00; 77 lbs 162.00.
  Missouri:     30-50 lbs 150.00-165.00.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   yearling wool ewes 102.00 per head; baby tooth wool ewes
                92.00 per head; solid mouth wool ewes 78.00-84.00 per
                head; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-122.00 cwt.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     mixed age 130-225 lbs 49.00-58.50 cwt.
  So Dakota:    baby tooth to solid mouth ewes 133 lbs 100.00 cwt; solid
                mouth 175-205 lbs 84.00-105.00 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 38,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 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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