BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

5/26/2015 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Tue May 26, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Compared to last week at New Holland, PA no test due to the holiday.
At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs firm to 5.00 higher; slaughter ewes
steady; feeder lambs firm in light test. 2342 head sold in a one day
sale.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
San Angelo: shorn and wooled 110-145 lbs 124.00-140.00, few 148.00.
New Holland: shorn and wooled 110-130 lbs no test.
Virginia: wooled 110-125 lbs 177.50; 130-160 lbs 140.00.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 228.00-238.00; 60-70 lbs 208.00-226.00; 70-80
lbs 200.00-210.00; 80-90 lbs 186.00-202.00; 90-105 lbs
178.00-188.00, few 192.00-206.00.
New Holland: no test.
Virginia: 30-60 lbs 230.00; 60-90 lbs 200.00-220.00; 90-110 lbs
190.00.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
San Angelo: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 62.00-68.00; Utility and Good 1-3
(medium flesh) 70.00-80.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 66.00-
66.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 55.00-56.00;
Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.
New Holland: Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test; Utility 1-2 (thin)
no test; Cull 1 no test.
Billings: Good 2-4 no test; Utility and Good 1-3 no test;
Cull 1 no test.
Virginia: Good 2-4 83.00; Utility 1-2 57.50.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: new crop 45-60 lbs 200.00-210.00; 60-70 lbs 184.00-
190.00; 70-85 lbs 180.00-194.00; 100 lbs 184.00.
Virginia: no test.
Billings: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 95-85 lbs 232.00 cwt.
Billings: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 10,000 compared with 16,000 last week and 11,000 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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