National wool and sheep review

Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 9.00 higher.

Published on November 10, 2018 4:24AM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

Nov. 9

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

Nov. 9

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were steady to 3.00 lower, instances 10.00-20.00 lower on lambs over 70 lbs. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 9.00 higher. Feeder lambs under 80 lbs were steady to 8.00 lower, heavier weights were steady to 9.00 higher.

At San Angelo, Texas, 5393 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 335 slaughter lambs in North Dakota and 291 slaughter lambs in Nebraska. In direct trading no comparison on slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested.

3100 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 1.00 higher. 2,628 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 105-145 lbs 90.00-100.00, few 112.00.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 135.00-145.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 160.00-185.00; 110-130 lbs 155.00-175.00; 130-150 lbs 148.00-170.00; 150-200 lbs 130.00-148.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 115-155 lbs 120.00-130.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 95-110 lbs 126.00-131.00; 110-145 lbs 124.00-129.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled 90-110 lbs 126.00-137.00; 120-155 lbs 124.00-130.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: 100-130 lbs 110.00-120.00.

Equity Elec: shorn 145 lbs 124.50; hair cross 135 lbs 123.00.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 200.00-234.00, few 240.00-242.00; 60-70 lbs 178.00-210.00, few 216.00-228.00; 70-80 lbs 168.00-188.00; 80-90 lbs 134.00-156.00; 92 lbs 122.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 215.00-230.00; 50-60 lbs 205.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-230.00; 70-80 lbs 147.00-205.00; 80-90 lbs 140.00-180.00; 90-110 lbs 157.00-175.00.

Kalona, IA: 50-60 lbs 170.00-175.00; 70-80 lbs 146.00-165.00; 80-90 lbs 140.00-145.00; 90-100 lbs 130.00-131.00.

Ft. Collins: 50-60 lbs 155.00-160.00, few 177.50; 60-70 lbs 149.00-153.00; 77 lbs 157.50; 80-100 lbs 145.00-150.00; 110 lbs 160.00.

Missouri: 50-60 lbs 180.00-207.50; 60-80 lbs 150.00-162.50; 80-90 lbs 110.00-135.00; 90-100 lbs 110.00-120.00.

Virginia: 60-80 lbs 140.00-155.00; 80-110 lbs 140.00-155.00.

South Dakota: 80-90 lbs 130.00; 104 lbs 123.00-135.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

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

3100: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 132-170 lbs 124.30-147.54 (wtd avg 136.55).

UT: 650: Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3 50.00; Utility 1-2 35.00.

ID: 600: Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3 45.00; Utility 1-2 35.00.

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 43.00-50.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 50.00-65.00, high-yielding 72.00-82.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 44.00-56.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00-45.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 20.00-36.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 65.00-95.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-75.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 50.00-55.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 45.00-56.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 23.00-31.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 49.00-87.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 56.00-67.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 36.00-51.00; Cull 1 31.00-50.00.

Missouri: Good 2-4 50.00-57.50; Utility 1-2 30.00-50.00.

Virginia: Good 2-4 140.00-160.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 62.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 51.00-57.00, high-yielding 63.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 50-60 lbs 180.00-200.00; 70-75 lbs 140.00-144.00; 80-90 lbs 122.00-130.00.

Virginia: 40-60 lbs 140.00-150.00; 60-90 lbs 140.00-160.00.

Ft. Collins: 68 lbs 149.00; 70-80 lbs 132.00-139.00; 96 lbs 125.00.

Billings: no test.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 45-55 lbs 191.00-201.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-206.00; 70-80 lbs 177.00-189.00; 80-90 lbs 169.00-176.00; 90-100 lbs 141.00-161.00; 100-105 lbs 142.00-142.50; 116 lbs 127.00.

Missouri: 40-50 lbs 145.00-157.50.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 60-65 lbs 218.00-220.00 cwt, 70 lbs 190.00 cwt, 85-95 lbs 158.00-160.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-102.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: no test.

So Dakota: no test.

Kalona, IA: hair ewes 105-120 lbs 62.50-88.00 cwt.

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 39,000 last year.



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