BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

11/20/2014 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Nov 20, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, November 20, 2014
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs had a firm
undertone; slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs 1.00-2.00 higher. No
sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: shorn 153 lbs 159.50; wooled 105 lbs 159.50, 110-140
lbs 160.00-163.50.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 50-60 lbs 210.00-219.00; 60-70 lbs 205.00-210.00; 72
lbs 190.00; 80-90 lbs 175.00-184.00; 101 lbs 174.00.
Kalona, IA: 50-65 lbs 215.00-225.00; 70-75 lbs 190.00-200.00; 80-
90 lbs 183.00-185.00.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 55.00-
66.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-52.00; Cull 1 (extremely
thin) no test.
Kalona, IA: Good 3-4 72.50; Good 2-3 76.00-86.00; Utility and Good
1-3 75.00-80.00; Utility 1-2 60.00-75.00; Cull 1 45.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 75-90 lbs 195.00-200.00; 90-110 lbs 191.00-194.00; 110-
115 lbs 189.00-191.00; 120 lbs 180.00.
Kalona: 82 lbs 185.00; 90-100 lbs 172.00-173.00.
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 34,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 36,000 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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