Weekly National Sheep Summary
SA_LS855`
San Angelo, TX    Fri Jan 12, 2018    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, January 12, 2018
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   Weekly Trends:  Compared to last week no comparison on all classes
due to the holidays, however a firm undertone noted.  At San Angelo, TX
3523 head sold.  Equity Electronic Auction sold 375 slaughter lambs in
Nebraska and 320 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.  In direct trading
slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested.  3600 head of negotiated
sales of slaughter lambs were 3.00-5.00 lower.  2,058 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 100-145 lbs 130.00-150.00.
  VA:             wooled 90-110 lbs 163.00-173.00; 110-130 lbs 162.00.
  PA:             shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 220.00-237.00; 110-130 lbs
                  210.00-220.00; 130-150 lbs 180.00-212.00.
  Ft.Collins, CO: wooled 150-185 lbs 120.00-129.00.
  South Dakota:   shorn and wooled 105-130 lbs 140.00-149.00; 130-150 lbs
                  134.00-147.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 110-125 lbs 136.00-159.00; 135-165 lbs 123.00-
                  145.00.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
  Missouri:       115-135 lbs 134.00-140.00.
  Equity Elec:    120-155 lbs 134.25-136.75.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:     40-60 lbs 264.00-278.00, few 282.00; 60-70 lbs 250.00-
                  266.00, few 270.00-278.00; 70-80 lbs 214.00-240.00, few
                  248.00-258.00; 80-90 lbs 208.00-228.00, few 230.00-
                  232.00; 90-110 lbs 176.00-190.00.
  Pennsylvania:   40-50 lbs 280.00-285.00; 50-60 lbs 260.00-282.00; 60-70
                  lbs 257.00-285.00; 70-80 lbs 230.00-255.00, few 265.00-
                  277.00; 80-90 lbs 219.00-247.00, few 260.00; 90-110 lbs
                  215.00-222.00.
  Kalona, IA:     52 lbs 235.00; 60-65 lbs 220.00-235.00; 70-80 lbs
                  217.00-227.50; 80-90 lbs 197.00-210.00; 90-95 lbs
                  185.00-204.00.
  Ft. Collins:    56 lbs 227.50; 60-70 lbs 220.00-232.50; 73 lbs 215.00;
                  80-95 lbs 210.00-215.00; 100 lbs 197.50.
  Missouri:       50-60 lbs 207.50-230.00; 65-80 lbs 222.50-235.00; 80-90
                  lbs 195.00-225.00; 93 lbs 190.00.
  Virginia:       60-90 lbs 210.00.
  South Dakota:   no test.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
Direct Trading:   (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)
            3600: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 123-173 lbs 118.00-
                  152.35 (wtd avg 128.01).
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                70.00-82; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 80.00-
                90.00, few 93.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 68.00-80.00; Cull
                and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 56.00-65.00; Cull 1
                (extremely thin) 40.00-50.00.
  Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                70.00-130.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 80.00-107.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  Ft. Collins:  Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 85.00-95.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                75.00-85.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; 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) 61.00-77.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                60.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-76.00; Cull 1
                32.00-64.00.
  Missouri:     Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 82.50-95.00; Utility
                1-2 42.00-67.00.
  Virginia:     Good 2-4 no test.
  Kalona:       Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                69.00-76.00; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) 69.00-
                75.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-50.00.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   no test.
  Virginia:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:  122 lbs 149.00.
  Billings:     no test.
  Kalona:       no test.
  So Dakota:    59 lbs 210.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-184.00; 95 lbs 170.00;
                100-110 lbs 159.00-164.00; 123 lbs 153.00.
  Missouri:     no test.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   wool ewes and lambs 93.00 per head; hair ewes and lambs
                96.00-107.00 per head; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs
                90.00-150.00 cwt.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     no test.
  So Dakota:    bred baby tooth 255.00 per head; bred baby tooth to solid
                mouth 205.00-235.00 per head; exposed 145-210 lbs 69.00-
                73.00 cwt, set 84.00 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 29,000 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
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