National wool and sheep review

Feeder lambs were steady at San Angelo, Texas.

Published on May 11, 2018 2:17PM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

May 11

Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was slow this week. There were 80,500 lbs of confirmed trades. Domestic wool trading on a greasy basis was at a standstill this week. There were no confirmed trades reported.

NATIONAL SHEEP SUMMARY

(USDA Market News)

San Angelo, Texas

May 11

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were uneven; at New Holland, Pa., steady to 10.00 higher and at San Angelo, Texas, 5.00-10.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady. At San Angelo, 6679 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.

In direct trading no comparison on slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were steady. 2300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 higher. 2,486 lamb carcasses sold with all weights no trend due to confidentiality.

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

San Angelo: shorn and wooled 100-145 lbs 130.00-140.00.

VA: wooled 80-110 lbs 161.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 232.00-270.00; 110-130 lbs 225.00-240.00; 150-200 lbs 175.00-200.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 130-145 lbs 150.00-177.50; 165-185 lbs 142.50-150.00.

South Dakota: shorn 97 lbs 215.00; shorn and wooled 125-150 lbs 150.00-158.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Equity Elec: no sales.

Slaughter Lambs:Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 182.00-198.00, few 200.00-210.00; 60-70 lbs 176.00-188.50, few 192.00-200.00; 70-80 lbs 175.00-188.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-177.00; 90-110 lbs 160.00-172.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 210.00-255.00, few 275.00-290.00; 50-60 lbs 207.00-255.00, few 260.00-265.00; 60-70 lbs 217.00-265.00, few 280.00; 70-80 lbs 212.00-255.00, few 260.00-265.00; 80-90 lbs 215.00-250.00, few 265.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Ft. Collins:60-70 lbs 212.50-215.00; 80-90 lbs 207.50-222.50; 90-100 lbs 205.00-210.00.

Missouri: 50-80 lbs 197.50-210.00.

Virginia: 30-60 lbs 180.00-222.50; 60-90 lbs 185.00-223.00.

South Dakota: 90-105 lbs 180.00-195.00.

Billings, MT: 65-80 lbs 192.00-196.00; 80-90 lbs 180.00-188.00; 90-105 lbs 179.00.

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

2300: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 119-181 lbs 130.30-164.00 (wtd avg 154.43).

CA: 1600: Feeder Lambs 95-105 lbs new crop 190.00.

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) 60.00-70.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 72.00-84.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-76.00, few 79.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 55.00-65.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 30.00-50.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 50.00-85.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 70.00-115.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-117.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 77.50-90.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 75.00-85.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 35.00-45.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 42.00-55.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 54.00-66.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 43.50-57.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 45.00-49.00; Cull 1 30.00-38.00.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 42.00-57.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 46.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 48.00-59.00; Cull 1 41.00-49.00.

Missouri: Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 50.00-67.50.

Virginia: Good 2-4 78.00-83.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 50-90 lbs 196.00-218.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: 55 lbs 182.50; 65 lbs 175.00; 70-80 lbs 170.00-176.00.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 40-50 lbs 240.00-260.00; 50-60 lbs 222.50-225.00; 60-70 lbs 215.00-220.00; 79 lbs 215.00; 88 lbs 205.00; 95-100 lbs 202.50-207.50.

Missouri: 25-45 lbs 175.00-190.00.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 50-70 lbs 188.50-200.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 85.00-126.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: yearlings 85-90 lbs 145.00-156.00 cwt; baby tooth 100-165 lbs 85.00-95.00 cwt; solid mouth 115-165 lbs 75.00-81.00 cwt.

So Dakota: baby tooth 135 lbs 76.00 cwt; solid mouth 140 lbs 58.00 cwt.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: baby tooth to solid mouth 100-110 lbs 110.00-150.00 cwt; ewes with lambs 125.00-135.00 per family.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 35,000 compared with 34,000 last week and 34,000 last year.



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