BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

8/20/2014 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Wed Aug 20, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs 2.00-3.00
higher; slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs 10.00-15.00 higher.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Sioux Falls: shorn and wooled 120-160 lbs 156.50-159.25; 166 lbs
155.00.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
Sioux Falls: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Sioux Falls: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 58.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium
flesh) 47.00-50.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 46.00-51.00;
Cull 1 33.00-36.00.
Virginia: no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Sioux Falls: 65 lbs 245.00; 80-85 lbs 215.00-225.00; 90-95 lbs
192.50-195.00; 100-105 lbs 175.00-185.00; 119 lbs
164.50.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Sioux Falls: young open 122 lbs 105.00 cwt.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 25,000 compared with 25,000 last week and 26,000 last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, TX
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA—LS850.txt
www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews
1540 rs


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