National wool and sheep review

Slaughter lambs were steady to 15.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins, Colo., 5.00-10.00 higher.

Published on June 8, 2018 5:25PM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

June 8

Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was at a standstill this week. There were no confirmed trades reported. 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

June 8

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were steady to 15.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 lower, except at Ft. Collins, Colo., 5.00-10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 15.00 lower. At San Angelo, Texas, 7342 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.

In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 2600 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 6.00 lower. 2,341 lamb carcasses sold with all weights no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundredweight (cwt) unless otherwise specified.

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

San Angelo: shorn and wooled 100-170 lbs 120.00-134.00, few 142.00-149.00.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 175.00-185.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 220.00-235.00; 110-130 lbs 200.00-225.00; 175 lbs 150.00.

Ft. Collins: wooled 110-125 lbs 170.00-175.00; 170-175 lbs 145.00-155.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 90-100 lbs 180.00-185.00; 110-130 lbs 164.00-172.50; 130-145 lbs 161.00-168.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri:90-125 lbs 147.50.

Equity Elec: no test.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 180.00-196.00; 60-70 lbs 165.00-184.00; 70-80 lbs 160.00-170.00, few 178.00-180.00; 80-90 lbs 160.00-167.00; 90-110 lbs 152.00-162.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 232.00-242.00, few 270.00; 50-60 lbs 220.00-230.00, few 255.00-260.00; 60-70 lbs 214.00-235.00, few 257.00; 70-80 lbs 220.00-230.00, few 240.00; 80-90 lbs 220.00-237.00; 90-100 lbs 228.00-230.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Ft. Collins: 55 lbs 212.50; 68 lbs 187.50; 73 lbs 208.00; 80-90 lbs 192.50-197.50; 95-105 lbs 182.50-187.50.

Missouri:60-80 lbs 155.00-170.00.

Virginia:60-80 lbs 150.00-194.00; 80-110 lbs 130.00-194.00.

South Dakota: no test.

Billings, MT: 83 lbs 145.00.

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

2600: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 131-171 lbs 137.00-178.00 (wtd avg 156.95).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 45.00-50.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 45.00-66.00, high-yielding 70.00-76.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-47.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 35.00-40.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 20.00-34.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 70.00-85.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-67.00; Cull 1 32.00-88.00.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 55.00-65.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 59.00-66.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-46.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 39.00-46.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 40.00-44.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 46.00-49.00; Cull 1 48.00-52.00.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 35.00-61.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 40.00-54.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 31.00-42.00; Cull 1 20.00-27.00.

Missouri: Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 37.50-92.50.

Virginia: Good 2-4 42.50-62.50; Utility 1-2 30.00.

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: 45-60 lbs 172.00-184.00; 60-90 lbs 168.00-174.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: 40-50 lbs 190.00-197.50; 55-60 lbs 190.00-192.50; 98 lbs 180.00.

Billings: 60-70 lbs 176.00-201.00; 70-80 lbs 190.00-195.00; 80-90 lbs 172.00-191.00; 90-100 lbs 160.00-173.00, few 180.00; 102 lbs 171.00.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 45 lbs 250.00; 50-60 lbs 190.00-198.00; 60-70 lbs 183.00-192.00; 70-80 lbs 182.00-190.00; 80-90 lbs 182.00-186.00; 100-110 lbs 155.00-168.00.

Missouri: no test.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 65-85 lbs 180.00-190.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-130.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: ewe lambs 112 lbs 175.00 cwt; baby tooth 135-155 lbs 63.00-80.00 cwt; solid mouth 110-180 lbs 50.00-61.50 cwt, thin 41.00-50.00 cwt.

So Dakota: baby tooth 165 lbs 135.00 per head; ewes and lambs 155.00 per head.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: hair ewes 80-160 lbs 100.00-125.00 cwt.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 40,000 compared with 30,000 last week and 37,000 last year.



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