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AP-USDA-Natl Sheep

4/23/2014 1:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Wed Apr 23, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 5.00-7.00
lower; slaughter ewes steady, instances 5.00 lower; feeder lambs lower
undertone.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Sioux Falls: shorn and wooled 120-130 lbs 143.00-149.00.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
Sioux Falls: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Sioux Falls: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 46.00-53.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
32.50-44.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 32.00-
35.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 25.00-26.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) 11.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Sioux Falls: 42 lbs 265.00; 56 lbs 255.00; 60-70 lbs 232.00-232.50;
73 lbs 231.00.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Sioux Falls: bred solid mouth ewes 150.00 per head; open ewe lambs
113 lbs 167.00 cwt.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 25,000 compared with 28,000 last week and 24,000 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
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