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AP-USDA-Natl Sheep

4/17/2014 12:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Apr 17, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, April 17, 2014
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs
steady to as much as 15.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady to as much as
28.00 higher and feeder lambs 5.00-30.00 lower. No sales in Equity
Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
Ft. Collins: 50-60 lbs 215.00-220.00; 69 lbs 210.00; 75-80 lbs
195.00-197.50; 81 lbs 197.50.
Kalona, IA: 50-60 lbs 205.00-217.50; 60-70 lbs 187.50-195.00; 80-
90 lbs 172.50-185.00.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 90.00-95.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
69.00-78.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-57.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) no test.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 35.00-45.00; Utility and Good 1-3 50.00-60.00;
Utility 1-2 32.50-42.50; Cull and Utility 1-2 17.50-
30.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: 25 lbs 220.00; 30-60 lbs 195.00-215.00; 67 lbs 180.00;
70-80 lbs 175.00-197.50; 82 lbs 175.00.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 36,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 32,000 for last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA—LS850.txt
www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews
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