National wool and sheep review

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 38,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 last year.

Published on August 10, 2018 5:02PM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

Aug. 10

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. 10

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady in a light test. At San Angelo, Texas, 8787 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs not tested. 2300 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were sharply lower. 2,224 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 110-140 lbs 126.00-132.00.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 177.50-250.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 182.00-200.00; 110-130 lbs 170.00-195.00; 130-150 lbs 150.00-170.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 150.00-160.00; 135-150 lbs 145.00-155.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 90-130 lbs 133.00-141.00; 130-150 lbs 134.00-136.00.

Kalona, IA: shorn 130-145 lbs 129.00-136.00; wooled 110-125 lbs 135.00-155.00, 140 lbs 131.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: 90-100 lbs 130.00-150.00; 100-140 lbs 120.00-135.00.

Equity Elec: no sales.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 180.00-200.00, few 210.00-212.00; 60-70 lbs 170.00-179.00, few 196.00-199.00; 70-80 lbs 155.00-174.00; 80-90 lbs 145.00-162.00; 90-110 lbs 150.00-160.00, few buck lambs 166.00.

Pennsylvania: 50-60 lbs 195.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-215.00; 70-80 lbs 170.00-210.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-200.00; 90-110 lbs 180.00-205.00.

Kalona, IA: 40-60 lbs 151.00-158.00; 65 lbs 175.00; 70-80 lbs 159.00-170.00, few 177.00; 80-85 lbs 157.50-162.50; 90-100 lbs 149.00-169.00.

Ft. Collins: 50-60 lbs 150.00-160.00; 70-80 lbs 147.50-155.00; 85-90 lbs 145.00-147.50; 90-110 lbs 150.00-160.00.

Missouri: 50-60 lbs 165.00-175.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-175.00; 70-80 lbs 165.00-173.00.

Virginia: 80-110 lbs 155.00-175.00.

South Dakota: 60-70 lbs 167.50-180.00; 80-90 lbs 146.00-151.00; 90-100 lbs 143.00-159.00.

Billings, MT: 90 lbs 129.00.

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

2300: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 123-181 lbs 123.28-172.00 (wtd avg 146.39).

Western Video Auction:

North Central states: Replacements: 500

500: Ewe lambs 75 lbs 168.00 September delivery

Western states: Feeder Lambs: 20,100

1800: 105-120 lbs 143.00-145.20 current delivery

13500: 90-95 lbs 145.00-155.00; 100-110 lbs 147.50-150.50 September-October delivery

1800: 95 lbs 147.75; 105 lbs 150.00 October delivery

2600: 110 lbs 151.25 November delivery

Replacements: 850

500: Ewe lambs 95 lbs 160.00 September-October delivery

350: Yearling ewes 235.00 per head.

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 48.00-55.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 60.00-74.00, high-yielding 75.00-81.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-62.00, few 66.00; 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) 75.00-90.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 85.00-115.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-95.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 70.00-80.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 62.50-72.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 37.50-47.50; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 43.00-49.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 52.00-53.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 46.00-55.00; Cull 1 38.00-41.00.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 67.00-74.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 65.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 58.00-66.00; Cull 1 no test.

Missouri: Good 2-4 50.00-77.50; Utility 1-2 42.50-50.00.

Virginia: Good 2-4 85.00-88.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 62.00-80.00; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) 62.50-64.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 55.00-60.00; Cull 1 no test.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 60-70 lbs 144.00-160.00; 70-90 lbs 140.00-143.00; 90-100 lbs 137.50-138.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: 68 lbs 160.00; 70-80 lbs 140.00-150.00; 87 lbs 145.00; 96 lbs 147.50; 109 lbs 134.00.

Billings: 60-70 lbs 145.00-154.00; 70-80 lbs 144.50-152.00; 80-90 lbs 147.00-149.50; 90-100 lbs 135.00-145.00; 100-110 lbs 131.00-136.50; 110-120 lbs 129.00-131.50.

Kalona: 86 lbs 155.00.

So Dakota: 67 lbs 180.00; 77 lbs 162.00.

Missouri: 30-50 lbs 150.00-165.00.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: yearling wool ewes 102.00 per head; baby tooth wool ewes 92.00 per head; solid mouth wool ewes 78.00-84.00 per head; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-122.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: mixed age 130-225 lbs 49.00-58.50 cwt.

So Dakota: baby tooth to solid mouth ewes 133 lbs 100.00 cwt; solid mouth 175-205 lbs 84.00-105.00 cwt.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 38,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 last year.



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