BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

2/26/2015 12:30 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Feb 26, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, February 26, 2015
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs sharply
higher; slaughter ewes steady, instances 2.00-7.00 higher; feeder lambs
not well tested. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: wooled 130-145 lbs 175.00-180.00.
Kalona, IA: wooled 100-110 lbs 165.00-172.50; 120 lbs 155.00.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 70-80 lbs 230.00-240.00; 90-110 lbs 200.00-215.00; 113
lbs 200.00.
Kalona, IA: 60-70 lbs 247.50-260.00; 80-85 lbs 222.50-225.00; 90-
110 lbs 152.50-220.00.
Virginia: no tset.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 85.00-90.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
87.00-97.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 62.50-67.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) not tested.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 72.50; Utility and Good 1-3 78.00-95.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 40 lbs 225.00; 83 lbs 215.00.
Kalona: 95-100 lbs 177.50-185.00.
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 33,000 compared with 28,000 last week and 33,000 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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