BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

10/23/2014 1:30 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Oct 23, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, October 23, 2014
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs not well tested;
slaughter ewes 3.00-5.00 higher; feeder lambs 5.00-6.00 higher. No sales
in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: wooled 145 lbs 162.00.
Kalona, IA: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 75-85 lbs 175.00-185.00; 80-90 lbs hair lambs 152.00-
155.00.
Kalona, IA: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 50.00-54.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
48.00-53.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-48.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) no test.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 no test; Utility and Good 1-3 no test;
Utility 1-2 no test.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 66 lbs 210.00; 80-90 lbs 200.00-209.00, few 217.50; 90-
100 lbs 181.00-189.00; 100-110 lbs 177.00-184.00; 110-
120 lbs 172.00-180.00.
Kalona: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: open yearlings 175.00 per head; open solid mouth 127.50-
142.50 per head; open aged 80.00-110.00 per head; bred
baby tooth to solid mouth 150.00-160.00 per head.
Kalona: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 33,000 compared with 31,000 last week and 32,000 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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