BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

10/22/2014 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

San Angelo, TX Wed Oct 22, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs steady;
slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs no good comparison.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Sioux Falls: shorn and wooled 125-155 lbs 162.00-165.00; 155-180
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
Sioux Falls: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Sioux Falls: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 57.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 44.00;
Cull 1 36.00-39.00.
Virginia: no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Sioux Falls: 64 lbs 220.00; 94 lbs 184.00-186.00.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Sioux Falls: baby tooth 150-175 lbs 69.00-77.50 cwt; open solid mouth
160.00 per head, others 185-200 lbs 63.00-70.00 cwt.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 25,000 compared with 23,000 last week and 24,000 last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, TX
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