National wool and sheep review

Slaughter lambs were steady to 5.00 lower, except at New Holland, Pa., where they were 10.00-20.00 higher.

Published on September 28, 2018 4:52PM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

Sept. 28

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

Sept. 28

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were steady to 5.00 lower, except at New Holland, Pa., where they were 10.00-20.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 9.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 5.00 lower. At San Angelo, Texas, 4295 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 3200 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 1.00-3.00 lower. 2,452 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 110-120 lbs 108.00-114.00.

VA: wooled 130-160 lbs 130.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 182.00-205.00; 110-130 lbs 162.00-191.00; 130-150 lbs 145.00-167.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 150-175 lbs 135.00-139.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 105-150 lbs 125.00-132.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled 110-150 lbs 125.00-131.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: 148 lbs 120.00.

Equity Elec: no sales.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 198.00-218.00; 60-70 lbs 166.00-188.00, few 192.00-194.00; 70-80 lbs 160.00-176.00, few 180.00; 80-90 lbs 140.00-146.00, few 158.00-160.00; 90-110 lbs 120.00-130.00, few 140.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 200.00-240.00; 50-60 lbs 215.00-235.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-225.00, few 225.00-240.00; 70-80 lbs 175.00-212.00, few 220.00-232.00; 80-90 lbs 155.00-190.00, few 190.00-222.00.

Kalona, IA: 50-60 lbs 167.50-182.50; 60-70 lbs 157.50-163.00; 80-90 lbs 122.00-140.00; 90-110 lbs 118.00-125.00.

Ft. Collins: 57 lbs 184.00; 60-70 lbs 155.00-167.50; 70-80 lbs 135.00-142.00; 90-110 lbs 132.00-141.00.

Missouri: 60-70 lbs 170.00-181.00; 80 lbs 143.00.

Virginia: 30-60 lbs 132.50-140.00; 60-90 lbs 130.50-165.00; 90-110 lbs 125.00-160.50.

South Dakota: 89 lbs 134.00; 90-110 lbs 130.00-144.00.

Billings, MT: 72 lbs 125.00; 80-85 lbs 122.00-126.00.

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

3200: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 131-179 lbs 125.00-155.76 (wtd avg 136.32).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 45.00-55.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 56.00-67.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-56.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 35.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 18.00-30.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-90.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-67.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 45.00-55.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 45.50-58.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 22.00-32.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 34.00-43.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 34.00-45.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 32.00-38.00, high-yielding 39.00-52.00; Cull 1 35.00-35.00.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 41.00-68.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 49.00-67.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 39.00-46.00; Cull 1 28.00-38.00.

Missouri: Good 2-4 64.00-74.00; Utility and Good 1-3 51.00-56.00.

Virginia: Good 2-4 61.00-92.50; Utility 1-2 55.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 47.00-59.00; Utility and Good 1-2 (medium flesh) 48.00-55.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-51.00; Cull 1 no test.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 45-85 lbs 130.00-135.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: 37 lbs 182.00; 50 lbs 184.00; 60-70 lbs 153.00-172.50; 70-80 lbs 157.50-171.00; 80-90 lbs 130.00-145.00; 90-100 lbs 136.00-147.50; 119 lbs 126.00.

Billings: 50-60 lbs 172.00-173.00; 60-70 lbs 165.00-177.00; 70-80 lbs 154.50-168.00, few 171.00; 80-90 lbs 139.00-155.50; 90-100 lbs 131.00-139.50; 100-110 lbs 119.00-132.00; 110-120 lbs 115.50-125.00; 120-140 lbs 118.00-121.00.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 55 lbs 219.00; 60-70 lbs 162.50-190.00; 70-80 lbs 145.00-167.00; 80-90 lbs 140.00-150.00; 90-100 lbs 129.00-141.50; 100-110 lbs 124.00-131.00; 110-115 lbs 121.00-131.00.

Missouri: no test.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 73.00-113.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: ewe lambs 116 lbs 140.00 cwt; baby tooth 120-165 lbs 40.00-42.50 cwt; aged 115-165 lbs 27.50-37.00 cwt.

So Dakota: no test.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: wool ewes 187 lbs 49.00-52.00 cwt; hair ewes 95-110 lbs 110.00-127.50 cwt.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 40,000 compared with 41,000 last week and 37,000 last year.



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