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National wool and sheep review

Published on August 3, 2018 3:01AM

Last changed on August 3, 2018 9:46PM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

Aug. 3

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 also at a standstill this week. There were no confirmed trades reported.

NATIONAL SHEEP SUMMARY

(USDA Market News)

San Angelo, Texas

Aug. 3

Compared to last week: Light slaughter lambs were steady to 10.00 higher, heavier weights were steady to 10.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 lower. At San Angelo, Texas, 9258 head sold.Equity Electronic Auction sold 330 slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs not tested. 2800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 7.00 higher. 2,240 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 110-140 lbs 128.00-143.00.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 155.00-165.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 192.00-225.00; 110-130 lbs 160.00-202.00; 130-150 lbs 160.00-190.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 140.00-152.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 120-150 lbs 133.00-138.00; wooled 115-125 lbs 122.00-125.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Equity Elec:shorn and wooled 145 lbs 128.00.

Slaughter Lambs:Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 180.00-204.00, few 204.00-210.00; 60-70 lbs 170.00-194.00; 70-80 lbs 150.00-170.00, few 176.00; 80-90 lbs 142.00-154.00, few 158.00-160.00; 90-110 lbs 145.00-150.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 190.00-215.00; 50-60 lbs 200.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-215.00; 70-80 lbs 170.00-205.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-200.00, few 205.00-225.00; 90-110 lbs 187.00-215.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Ft. Collins: 53 lbs 165.00; 60-70 lbs 155.00-160.00; 70-75 lbs 152.00-155.00; 85-90 lbs 148.00; 90-95 lbs 152.50-165.00; 95-110 lbs 147.50-157.00.

Missouri: no test.

Virginia: 30-60 lbs 120.00-165.00; 60-80 lbs 160.00-171.00; 80-110 lbs 160.00-185.00.

South Dakota: 90-105 lbs 137.00-145.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

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

2800: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 123-175 lbs 131.34-172.00 (wtd avg 160.18).

Northern Video Auction:

North Central states: Feeder Lambs: 22,200

400: 110 lbs 146.50 current delivery

2000: 105-110 lbs 144.50-147.00 August delivery

12400: 80-90 lbs 149.00-159.50; 90-95 lbs 146.00-154.50; 105-110 lbs 141.50-144.50 September delivery

3500: 80 lbs 158.00; 100 lbs 149.50 September-October delivery

1800: 80-85 lbs 158.00-159.50 October delivery

1100: 65 lbs 186.00; 80-85 lbs 166.00 October-November del.

1000: 85-90 lbs 159.00 November delivery

Replacements: 1300

600: Ewe Lambs 80-85 lbs 172.50 October-November delivery

700: Yearling Ewes 140-150 lbs 210.00-225.00.

Western states: Feeder Lambs:2300

1800: 85 lbs 156.00; 110 lbs 138.50 September delivery

500: 95 lbs 155.00 October delivery

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 50.00-58.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 60.00-76.00, high-yielding 76.00-80.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-60.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 20.00-40.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 50.00-70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 70.00-110.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-90.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 70.00-80.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 66.00-75.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.00-44.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 52.00-56.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 51.00-57.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 46.00-53.00; Cull 1 42.00.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 60.00-74.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 45.00-56.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 41.00-56.00; Cull 1 21.00-31.00.

Missouri: Utility and Good 1-3 no test.

Virginia: Good 2-4 89.00-104.00.

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 and Utility 1-2 no test; Cull 1 no test.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 60-65 lbs 163.00-166.00; 70-100 lbs 136.00-147.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins:95 lbs 136.00; 121 lbs 135.00; 130 lbs 131.00-132.00.

Billings: 52 lbs 155.00; 60-70 lbs 145.00-154.00; 70-80 lbs 144.00-155.50; 80-90 lbs 140.00-147.50; 90-100 lbs 132.00-

141.00, few 144.00; 100-110 132.00-137.50, few 140.00-144.00; 110-115 lbs 125.00-136.00; 123 lbs 127.00; 133 lbs 125.00.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota:68 lbs 154.00; 79 lbs 145.00; 80-90 lbs 136.50-145.00; 90-100 lbs 134.00-145.00; 100-110 lbs 136.50-137.50, few 141.00.

Missouri: no test.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-122.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: baby tooth 95-170 lbs 59.00-77.00 cwt, solid mouth 53.00-58.00 cwt.

So Dakota: open baby tooth to solid mouth ewes 140-160 lbs 86.00-94.00 cwt.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 36,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 last year.



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