National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Wed Feb 14, 2018    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

   Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs steady to
3.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady; no comparison on feeder lambs.

Slaughter Lambs:   Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Sioux Falls:    shorn and wooled 118 lbs 163.00; 125-145 lbs 150.00-
                  155.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    no test.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Sioux Falls:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 71.00-80.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  66.00-79.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-61.00; Cull 1 no
                  test.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    no test.
  Virginia:       no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    bred baby tooth to solid mouth 195.00-235.00 per head;
                  exposed baby tooth to solid mouth 145-220 lbs 75.00-
                  80.00 cwt.
  Virginia:       no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 22,000 compared with 26,000 last week and 25,000 last year.

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

1600  rs