BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

3/26/2015 12:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Mar 26, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, March 26, 2015
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs steady to as much as 45.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady to 5.00
lower at Ft. Collins and 5.00-10.00 higher at Kalona; feeder lambs
10.00-20.00 lower. Equity Electronic Auction sold 375 slaughter lambs
in Oregon.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: wooled 120-125 lbs 144.00-155.00.
Virginia: wooled 90-110 lbs 175.00-217.00; 110-130 lbs 174.00-
180.00.
Equity Elec: shorn 135 lbs 125.00.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 40-70 lbs 210.00-220.00, few 230.00-235.00; 70-90 lbs
200.00-220.00; 90-100 lbs 185.00-195.00.
Kalona, IA: 40-60 lbs 200.00-255.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-205.00; 80-
90 lbs 170.00-195.00.
Virginia: 60-90 lbs 223.00-236.00; 90-110 lbs 220.00.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 80.00-90.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
90.00-102.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 62.50-75.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) not tested.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 80.00-91.00; Utility and Good 1-3 80.00-85.00;
Utility 1-2 60.00-95.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 45.00-
55.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 80.00-100.00; Cull 1 50.00.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 78 lbs 186.00; 88 lbs 177.00; 95-105 lbs 162.50-174.00;
110-120 lbs 163.00-164.00.
Kalona: 96 lbs 160.00.
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 39,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 34,000 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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