BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

7/30/2015 2:00 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Jul 30, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, July 30, 2015
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs 3.00-20.00 higher; slaughter ewes firm to 10.00 higher; feeder
lambs steady to 10.00 higher. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona, IA: shorn 90-130 lbs 141.00-157.00, 130-150 lbs 137.50-
156.00, 150-155 lbs 137.50-149.50; wooled 95-110 lbs
154.50-157.50, 115-140 lbs 149.00-154.00, 153 lbs
157.00.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 80-90 lbs 187.50-195.00; 90-95 lbs 180.00-186.00; 100-
115 lbs 163.00-177.50.
Kalona, IA: 85-110 lbs 147.50-1157.50.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 69.00-76.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
80.00-86.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 56.00-58.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) no test.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 70.00-75.00; Utility and Good 1-3 78.00;
Utility 1-2 60.00-72.50; Cull 1 21.00-50.00.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 43 lbs 190.00; 60-65 lbs 180.00-192.50; 70-80 lbs
170.00-185.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-175.00; 90-95 lbs
167.50-170.00; 100 lbs 166.00; 112 lbs 163.00; 120-
125 lbs 157.50-160.00.
Kalona: 40-45 lbs 145.00-200.00; 55 lbs 210.00; 60-70 lbs
155.00-195.00; 70-75 lbs 160.00-200.00; 80-90 lbs
157.50-185.00; 90-100 lbs 157.50-170.00.
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 31,000 last week and 35,000 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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