National wool and sheep report

Slaughter lambs were steady to $10 lower.

Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News)

Greeley, Colo.

June 13

Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was moderate this week and there were no confirmed trades. Demand good and trade activity moderate for this time of year. Domestic wool trading on a greasy basis was moderate this week and there were no confirmed trades.

Domestic wool tags

No. 1 $.60-.70

No. 2 $.50-.60

No. 3 $.40-.50

NATIONAL SHEEP SUMMARY

(USDA Market News)

San Angelo, Texas

June 13

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were steady to $10 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to $10 lower, except instances of fleshy ewes $2-5 higher. Feeder lambs were mostly weak to $5 lower. At San Angelo, Texas, 4,843 head sold in a one-day sale. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes not tested and no comparison on feeder lambs. 7,900 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were $1-3 higher and 4,300 head of formula sales of carcasses under 65 lbs. were not well tested; 65-75 lbs. were steady to $1 lower; 75-95 lbs. were $3-8 higher and over 95 lbs. were not tested. 5,258 lamb carcasses sold with 45 lbs. and down $18.03 lower; 45-55 lbs. $3.43 lower; 55-65 lbs. $2.13 higher and 65 lbs. and up $.68-2.27 lower.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS Choice and Prime 2-3:

San Angelo: shorn and wooled 120-165 lbs. $152-168.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS Choice and Prime 1:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs. $170-183; 60-70 lbs. $168-176; 70-80 lbs. $168-174; 80-90 lbs. $165-175; 90-110 lbs. $163-175.

DIRECT TRADING (Lambs with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent):

7,900 Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 124-166 lbs. $136-165 (wtd avg $147.31); 170-196 lbs. $133-165 (wtd avg $139).

Oregon: 6,100 Feeder Lambs 100-105 lbs. shorn $135; 100-110 lbs. wooled $130-132.

SLAUGHTER EWES:

San Angelo: Good 2-3 (fleshy) $49-60; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) $60-72; Utility 1-2 (thin) $49-58; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) $40-50; Cull 1 (extremely thin) $15-35.

FEEDER LAMBS Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 50-90 lbs. $172-180, few $182; 90-110 lbs. $170-173.

REPLACEMENT EWES Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: no test.

NATIONAL WEEKLY LAMB CARCASS Choice and Prime 1-4:

Weight Wtd. avg.

45 lbs. down $432.06

45-55 lbs. $383.63

55-65 lbs. $337.67

65-75 lbs. $316.72

75-85 lbs. $299.19

85 lbs. and up $285.49

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 38,000 compared with 39,000 last week and 40,000 last year.



User Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus