BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

5/28/2015 1:00 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu May 28, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, May 28, 2015
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs and slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher; feeder lambs
were steady. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: wooled 125-130 lbs 188.00-192.50.
Kalona, IA: wooled 115-120 lbs 165.00-168.00.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 34 lbs 270.00; 40-45 lbs 250.00-260.00; 55-60 lbs
235.00-240.00; 60-70 lbs 225.00-230.00; 70-75 lbs
220.00; 83 lbs 210.00; 90-105 lbs 200.00-210.00.
Kalona, IA: 69 lbs 197.50; 70-80 lbs 190.00-205.00; 80-90 lbs
172.50-192.50; 90-100 lbs 168.00-174.00.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 75.00-86.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
82.00-92.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 62.00-72.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) 51.00-59.00.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 55.00-75.00; Utility and Good 1-3 65.00-72.50;
Utility 1-2 60.00-68.00.
Virginia: no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: 37 lbs 205.00; 40-50 lbs 215.00-255.00; 50-60 lbs
200.00-215.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-220.00.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: mixed age 135-185 lbs 70.00-85.00 cwt.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 23,000 compared with 29,000 last week and 30,000 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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