BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

1/29/2015 2:45 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Thu Jan 29, 2015 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Thursday, January 29, 2015
Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs
weak; slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs firm. No sales in Equity
Electronic Auction.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
Ft. Collins: shorn 199 lbs 120.00; wooled 140-150 lbs 135.00-137.00.
Kalona, IA: wooled 105-115 lbs 150.00-155.00; 130-165 lbs 130.50-
140.00.
Virginia: no test.
Equity Elec: no sales.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 55-60 lbs 223.00-230.00; 60-80 lbs 210.00-220.00; 80-85
lbs 190.00-195.00; 90-110 lbs 172.50-180.00.
Kalona, IA: 59 lbs 240.00; 70-80 lbs 220.00-230.00; 90-95 lbs
177.50-187.50.
Virginia: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
82.00-92.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00; Cull 1
(extremely thin) not tested.
Kalona, IA: Good 2-3 87.50-112.50; Utility and Good 1-3 95.00-
110.00; Utility 1-2 75.00-110.00; Cull 1 no test.
Virginia: Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: 69 lbs 211.00; 83 lbs 200.00; 94 lbs 182.50; 116 lbs
173.00; 120-125 lbs 145.00-154.00.
Kalona: no test.
Virginia: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
Ft. Collins: no test.
Kalona: bred baby tooth to solid mouth 225.00 per head.
Virginia: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 33,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 30,000 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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