National wool and sheep review

Slaughter lambs were mostly steady, instances 5.00-15.00 higher.

Published on July 13, 2018 1:38PM


Sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

July 13

Domestic wool trading on a clean or greasy basis was at a standstill this week. No confirmed trades were reported.

NATIONAL SHEEP SUMMARY

(USDA Market News)

San Angelo, Texas

July 13

Weekly Trends: Compared to two weeks ago slaughter lambs were mostly steady, instances 5.00-15.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs were not well tested. At San Angelo, Texas, 7335 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading no recent comparison on slaughter ewes and feeder lambs. 4500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 5.00 lower. 2,609 lamb carcasses sold with all weights no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-160 lbs:

San Angelo: shorn and wooled 100-125 lbs 120.00-125.00.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 152.50-230.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 210.00-230.00; 110-130 lbs 205.00; 130-150 lbs 205.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: no test.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 115-165 lbs 148.00-157.50.

Kalona, IA: wooled 110-130 lbs 153.00-162.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: 100-145 lbs 140.00-152.00.

Equity Elec: no sales.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 164.00-182.00, few 184.00-194.00; 60-70 lbs 153.00-169.00, few 145.00-148.00 and few 172.00-176.00; 70-80 lbs 138.00-150.00, few 154.00; 80-90 lbs 135.00-148.00, few 162.00; 90-110 lbs 130.00-142.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 180.00-227.00; 50-60 lbs 190.00-215.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-220.00; 70-80 lbs 180.00-200.00; 80-90 lbs 175.00-205.00.

Kalona, IA: 45-60 lbs 172.50-185.00; 60-70 lbs 169.00-179.00; 70-80 lbs 165.00-177.00; 80-90 lbs 165.00-167.50; 90-110 lbs 156.00-166.00.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Missouri: 50-80 lbs 150.00-160.00; 80-100 lbs 145.00-157.50.

Virginia: 60-80 lbs 180.00-240.00; 80-110 lbs 160.00-240.00.

South Dakota: 80-90 lbs 147.00-155.00; 90-110 lbs 147.00-153.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Direct Trading: (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)

4500: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 129-176 lbs 135.00-180.00 (wtd avg 162.44).

CA: 1700: Feeder Lambs shorn 90-95 lbs 155.00; shorn 85-95 lbs 152.00 del; wooled 95-110 lbs 152.00.

500: Feeder Lambs pool 100-110 lbs 145.00.

OR: 600: Feeder Lambs 95-100 lbs 140.00.

TX: 400: Feeder Lambs 60-75 lbs 156.00.

UT: 700: Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3 60.00; Utility 1-2 45.00.

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 35.00-54.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 55.00-70.00, high-yielding 74.00-79.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-55.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 38.00-45.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 20.00-35.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 70.00-105.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 55.00-75.00; Cull 1 65.00-70.00.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 36.00-56.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 43.00-55.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-46.00; Cull 1 31.00-36.00.

Missouri: Good 2-4 50.00-69.00; Utility 1-2 30.00-50.00.

Virginia: Good 2-4 87.00-125.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 63.00-73.00; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) 57.00-63.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-62.00; Cull 1 7.00.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 50-90 lbs 150.00-162.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: no test.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 46 lbs 220.00; 50-60 lbs 184.00-207.50; 65 lbs 185.00; 70-80 lbs 150.00-170.00; 80-90 lbs 147.00-160.00; 90-100 lbs 143.00-158.00; 102 lbs 144.00; 110 lbs 132.00-134.00.

Missouri: 30-50 lbs 140.00-167.50.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: yearling wool ewes 136.00 per head; yearling hair ewes 162.00 per head; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-120.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: no test.

So Dakota: open baby tooth 126 lbs 112.50 cwt; open solid mouth 156 lbs 51.00 cwt.

Kalona, IA: baby tooth blackface 145-185 lbs 86.00-92.50 cwt.

Missouri: baby tooth to solid mouth 155-220 lbs 80.00-92.50 cwt.

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 37,000 last year.



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