BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

6/25/2015 3:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Jun 25, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, June 25, 2015
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs 5.00-20.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs 10.00-20.00
lower. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: shorn 145 lbs 150.00; wooled 65-80 lbs 187.00-191.00;
100-125 lbs 169.00-172.00.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: wooled 90-100 lbs 172.50-202.50.
Kalona, IA: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 62.00-70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
75.00-90.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-58.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) 45.00-50.00
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 65.00-95.00; Utility 1-2 75.00-95.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 60-65 lbs 210.00; 70-80 lbs 190.00-194.00; 80-85 lbs
180.00-190.00; 95 lbs 180.00; 100-110 lbs 174.00-177.50.
Kalona: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 29,000 compared with 30,000 last week and 34,000 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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