BC-USDA-Natl Sheep

8/26/2014 8:15 PM
By Associated Press

SA—LS850
San Angelo, TX Tue Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs mostly steady to
10.00 lower; slaughter ewes mostly firm. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs
15.00- 30.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady to 3.00 higher; feeder lambs
steady to 6.00 higher. 8,500 head estimated for a one day sale.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
San Angelo: shorn and wooled 105-145 lbs 158.00-166.00.
New Holland: no test.
Virginia: wooled 90-110 lbs 160.00-172.50.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:
San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 206.00-236.00; 60-70 lbs 196.00-225.00; 70-80
lbs 180.00-192.00; 80-90 lbs 176.00-210.00; 90-110 lbs
170.00-203.00.
New Holland: 40-60 lbs 165.00-220.00, 200.00-207.00; 60-80 lbs 180.00-
200.00; 80-100 lbs 180.00-190.00.
Virginia: 60-90 lbs 168.00-180.00.
Billings, MT: no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
San Angelo: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 64.00-70.00; Utility and Good 1-3
(medium flesh) 66.00-76.00, few 76.00-78.00; Utility 1-2
(thin) 56.00-67.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin)
48.00-55.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 35.00-45.00.
New Holland: Good 2-3 (fleshy) 90.00-110.00; Utility 1-2 (thin)
78.00-87.00; Cull 1 no test.
Billings: no test.
Virginia: Good 2-4 49.00-66.00.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: 50-70 lbs 206.00-238.00; 70-80 lbs 190.00-210.00; 80-110
lbs 180.00-203.00.
Virginia: no test.
Billings: no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
San Angelo: no test.
Billings: no test.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 17,000 compared with 17,000 last week and 18,000 last year.
Source: USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
Jodie Pitcock 325-653-1778
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA—LS850.txt
www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews
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