AP-USDA-Natl Sheep

5/1/2014 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu May 01, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, May 01, 2014
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs
4.00 lower; slaughter ewes 8.00 lower; feeder lambs not well tested. 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: 46 lbs 202.50; 58 lbs 210.00; 70-80 lbs 202.50-205.00;
95 lbs 223.00.
Kalona, IA: 40-50 lbs 205.00-210.00; 50-60 lbs 200.00-205.00; 60-
65 lbs 175.00-187.50; 70-90 lbs 170.00-185.00; 95-105
lbs 167.50-172.50.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 69.00-77.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
51.00-57.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 59.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) no test.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 51.00-55.00; Utility and Good 1-3 45.00-50.00;
Utility 1-2 35.00-47.50; Cull 1 12.50-15.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: 74 lbs 220.00.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: baby tooth to solid mouth 75.00-90.00 per head.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 33,000 compared with 33,000 last week and 44,000 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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