Weekly National Sheep Summary
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San Angelo, TX    Fri Jan 11, 2019    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, January 11, 2019
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   Weekly Trends:  Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to
5.00 higher.  Slaughter ewes had a firm undertone.  Feeder lambs were
3.00-6.00 higher.  At San Angelo, TX 4438 head sold.  Equity Electronic
Auction sold 527 slaughter lambs in Nebraska.  In direct trading slaughter
ewes and feeder lambs were not tested.  4700 head of negotiated sales of
slaughter lambs were steady to 1.00 higher.  2,240 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 110-160 lbs 120.00-140.00.
  VA:             no test.
  PA:             shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 210.00-230.00; 110-130 lbs
                  187.00-220.00; 130-150 lbs 180.00-190.00; 150-200 lbs
                  155.00-185.00.
  Ft.Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 162.50-172.50; 155-180 lbs 134.00-
                  140.00.
  South Dakota:   shorn and wooled 105-110 lbs 136.00-147.50; 110-130 lbs
                  133.00-144.00; 130-145 lbs 133.00-137.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 125-135 lbs 129.00-134.00.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
  Missouri:       100-140 lbs 135.00-142.50.
  Equity Elec:    110-140 lbs 133.00; 100-130 lbs ram lambs 129.50.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:     40-60 lbs 260.00-280.00, few 282.00-286.00; 60-70 lbs
                  230.00-260.00, few 266.00-272.00; 70-80 lbs 218.00-
                  232.00, few 240.00; 80-90 lbs 182.00-214.00, few 230.00-
                  232.00; 90-110 lbs 170.00-180.00.
  Pennsylvania:   40-50 lbs 270.00-275.00; 50-60 lbs 245.00-275.00; 60-70
                  lbs 240.00-270.00, few 285.00; 70-80 lbs 205.00-240.00,
                  few 255.00-270.00; 80-90 lbs 190.00-215.00, few 222.00-
                  235.00; 90-110 lbs 190.00-215.00.
  Kalona, IA:     40-50 lbs 250.00-285.00; 50-60 lbs 240.00-270.00; 60-70
                  lbs 202.50-232.00; 70-80 lbs 207.50-227.50; 80-90 lbs
                  147.50-185.00; 90-105 lbs 145.00-167.50.
  Ft. Collins:    40-60 lbs 235.00-255.00; 60-70 lbs 220.00-247.50; 70-80
                  lbs 200.00-202.50; 81 lbs 187.50; 90-105 lbs 175.00-
                  185.00.
  Missouri:       50-60 lbs 230.00-265.00; 60-70 lbs 225.00-255.00; 70-80
                  lbs 185.00-220.00; 80-90 lbs 155.00-175.00; 90-100 lbs
                  145.00-155.00.
  Virginia:       30-60 lbs 210.00.
  South Dakota:   56 lbs 255.00; 60-70 lbs 206.00-233.00; 78 lbs 180.00;
                  80-90 lbs 170.00-190.00; 90-105 lbs 165.00-175.00.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
Direct Trading:   (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)
            4700: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 132-175 lbs 125.00-
                  156.18 (wtd avg 133.66).
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 54.00-
                64.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 66.00-80.00,
                high-yielding 83.00-92.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-68.00;
                Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 50.00-58.00; Cull 1
                (extremely thin) 20.00-40.00.
  Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                80.00-130.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 70.00-100.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  Ft. Collins:  Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 70.00-79.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                70.00-79.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 37.00-38.00; 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) 58.00-82.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                57.00-69.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 49.00-
                60.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 47.00-55.00; Cull 1 30.00-
                56.00.
  Missouri:     Good 2-4 65.00-80.00, few 97.50.
  Virginia:     Good 2-4 70.00-90.00; Cull 1 37.50.
  Kalona:       Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                65.00-80.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 50.00-
                68.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 22.50-30.00.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   57 lbs 212.00; 68 lbs 188.00; 76 lbs 174.00; 80-90 lbs
                160.00-168.00; 95-100 lbs 140.00.
  Virginia:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     no test.
  Kalona:       no test.
  So Dakota:    55 lbs 209.00; 60-65 lbs 206.00-210.00; 75 lbs 180.00;
                86 lbs 173.00; 90-100 lbs 165.00-178.00; 100-110 lbs
                139.00-155.00; 111 lbs 132.00; 127 lbs 138.50.
  Missouri:     no test.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   hair ewe lambs 81 lbs 182.00 cwt, 96 lbs 154.00 cwt;
                mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 80.00- 128.00 cwt, few
                140.00-152.00 cwt.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     no test.
  So Dakota:    bred yearlings 134.00 per head; bred solid mouth 150.00-
                161.00 per head.
  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 40,000 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
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews
         
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