BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

9/30/2014 2:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Tue Sep 30, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs 30.00-40.00
higher; slaughter ewes steady to 20.00 lower. At San Angelo, TX slaughter
lambs weak to 5.00 lower; slaughter ewes 5.00-10.00 lower; feeder lambs
weak. 9400 head estimated for a one day sale.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
San Angelo: shorn and wooled 105-145 lbs 150.00-176.00.
New Holland: shorn and wooled 110-120 lbs 240.00-275.00.
Virginia: wooled 110-130 lbs 150.00-190.00; 130-160 lbs 182.50-
190.00.
Billings, MT: wooled 130-135 lbs 159.00-163.50.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 220.00-230.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-220.00; 70-80
lbs 200.00-218.00; 80-90 lbs 200.00-215.00; 90-110 lbs
184.00-190.00.
New Holland: 50-60 lbs 245.00-275.00; 60-80 lbs 242.00-267.00; 80-
110 lbs 232.00-280.00.
Virginia: 30-60 lbs 145.00-245.00; 60-80 lbs 195.00-260.00; 80-110
lbs 192.50-230.00; 110-125 lbs 195.00-210.00.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
San Angelo: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-65.00; Utility and Good 1-3
(medium flesh) 65.00-74.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 53.00-
65.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 44.00-50.00;
Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.
New Holland: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 80.00-117.00; Utility 1-2 (thin)
72.00-100.00; Cull 1 no test.
Billings: Good 3-4 43.00-50.00; Good 2-3 48.00-56.00; Utility 1-2
42.00-49.50; Cull 1 31.00-40.50.
Virginia: Good 2-4 80.00-109.00; Utility 1-2 70.00-82.50.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 220.00-230.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-218.00; 70-90
lbs 200.00-218.00; 90-110 lbs 190.00-204.00.
Virginia: no test.
Billings: 60-70 lbs 211.00-222.00; 70-80 lbs 208.00-220.00; 80-90
lbs 198.00-215.50; 90-100 lbs 192.00-205.00; 100-110
lbs 184.00-190.00; 110-120 lbs 179.00-192.00; 123 lbs
171.00.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: no test.
Billings: baby tooth 190.00 per head; solid mouth 180.00 per head;
baby tooth to solid mouth 151 lbs 60.00 cwt; broken mouth
164 lbs 57.00 cwt.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 17,000 compared with 18,000 last week and 18,000 last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
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