BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

12/18/2014 3:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Dec 18, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, December 18, 2014
Compared to last week at Kalona, IA heavy slaughter lambs 5.00-8.00
lower; light slaughter lambs steady; slaughter ewes steady; feeder
lambs steady. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. ****Due to the
holidays this is the last report for this year. The next report will
be January 5, 2015. ************
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: wooled 125 lbs 165.00.
Kalona, IA: shorn 123 lbs 155.00; wooled 125-140 lbs 147.00-
148.00; 150-195 lbs 130.00-144.00.
Virginia: wooled 90-110 lbs 182.00-203.00; 110-130 lbs 160.00-
197.00; 130-160 lbs 140.00-163.00.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 71 lbs 215.00; 90-105 lbs 179.00-190.00.
Kalona, IA: 53 lbs 235.00; 70-75 lbs 207.50-212.50; 80-85 lbs
192.50-195.00.
Virginia: 30-60 lbs 204.00-216.00; 60-90 lbs 188.00-194.00; 90-
110 lbs 162.00-180.00.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 77.00-88.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
67.00-75.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 66.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) no test.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 84.00-92.50; Utility 1-2 75.00-85.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 80.00; Utility 1-2 48.00-50.00.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 80-90 lbs 174.00-175.00; 95-100 lbs 164.00-167.00; 100-
110 lbs 155.00-164.00; 110-115 lbs 150.00-159.00.
Kalona: 53 lbs 197.50; 104 lbs 164.00.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: bred solid mouth 167.00-173.00 per head.
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 37,000 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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