BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

8/4/2015 3:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Tue Aug 04, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs 10.00-30.00
higher; slaughter ewes steady. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 5.00-
10.00 higher; slaughter ewes firm; feeder lambs firm to 5.00 higher.
4100 head estimated for today.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
San Angelo: shorn and wooled 105-145 lbs 130.00-148.00.
New Holland: shorn and wooled 110-130 lbs 190.00.
Virginia: wooled 110-125 lbs 145.00-154.00; 130-160 lbs 142.00-
220.00.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 210.00-230.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-215.00; 70-80
lbs 180.00-200.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-180.00; 90-110 lbs
160.00-170.00.
New Holland: 60-70 lbs 240.00-267.00; 80-110 lbs 182.00-198.00.
Virginia: 30-60 lbs 205.00; 60-80 lbs 170.00; 80-110 lbs 235.00.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
San Angelo: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 62.00-68.00; Utility and Good 1-3
(medium flesh) 76.00-84.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-
68.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 50.00-60.00;
Cull 1 (extremely thin) 40.00-50.00.
New Holland: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 75.00-114.00; Utility 1-2 (thin)
64.00-86.00.
Billings: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1
no test.
Virginia: Good 2-4 70.00.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: 60-90 lbs 175.00-185.00.
Virginia: no test.
Billings: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: yearling hair ewes 160.00-196.00 per head.
Billings: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 16,000 compared with 16,000 last week and 17,000 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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