BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

10/30/2014 2:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Oct 30, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, October 30, 2014
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs not well tested;
slaughter ewes 3.00-5.00 higher; feeder lambs 2.00-9.00 lower. Equity
Electronic Auction sold 340 head in North Dakota.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: wooled 107 lbs 165.00; 120-140 lbs 155.00-160.00.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: wooled 140 lbs 171.00.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 67 lbs 200.00; 80-90 lbs 187.50-192.50, lbs hair lambs
147.50-157.00; 95-100 lbs 180.00-185.00, hair lambs
153.00.
Kalona, IA: 55-65 lbs 182.50-190.00; 95-110 lbs 158.00-167.00.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 65.00-70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
60.00-67.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 47.00-51.50; Cull 1
(extremely thin) 34.00-39.00.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 65.00-76.00; Utility and Good 1-3 57.50-60.00;
Utility 1-2 52.50-55.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 40-55 lbs 215.00; 60-70 lbs 200.00-205.00; 70-100 lbs
185.00-195.00; 100-120 lbs 170.00-180.00; 120-125 lbs
166.00-179.00; 135 lbs 165.00.
Kalona: 55 lbs 185.00; 60-65 lbs 175.00-187.50; 71 lbs 180.00.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 36,000 compared with 33,000 last week and 35,000 for last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
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