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BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

4/10/2014 1:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Apr 10, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, April 10, 2014
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs
steady to as much as 20.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady to 1.00 lower and
feeder lambs steady. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: wooled 140-150 lbs 149.00-149.50.
Virginia: wooled 90-110 lbs 150.00-185.00.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1:
Ft. Collins: 60-70 lbs 187.50-192.50; 70-75 lbs 207.50-209.00; 80-
90 lbs 181.00-185.00; 90-95 lbs 172.50-175.00.
Kalona, IA: 55-70 lbs 180.00-212.50; 75-90 lbs 170.00-190.00; 90-
110 lbs 167.50-184.00.
Virginia: 60-80 lbs 171.00-216.00; 80-110 lbs 192.00-211.00.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 61.00-67.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
49.00-58.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 39.00-43.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) 27.00-32.00.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 45.00-55.00; Utility and Good 1-3 45.00-55.00;
Utility 1-2 40.00-42.50.
Virginia: Good 2-4 61.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 45.00-53.00; Cull 1
35.00.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 86 lbs 170.00; 100 lbs 160.00; 130 lbs 115.00.
Kalona: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: mixed aged 105-120 lbs 92.00-120.00 cwt.
Kalona: mixed age ewes and lambs 80.00 per head.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 36,000 compared with 32,000 last week and 31,000 for last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
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