National wool and sheep review

Slaughter lambs were steady to 7.00 lower, except at San Angelo, Texas, firm to 5.00 higher.

Published on September 10, 2017 10:49AM


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.

Sept. 8

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 at a standstill this week. There

were no confirmed trades reported. All trades reported on a weighted average.

Domestic wool tags

No. 1 $.60-.70

No. 2 $.50-.60

No. 3 $.40-.50

NATIONAL SHEEP SUMMARY

(USDA Market News)

San Angelo, Texas

Sept. 8

Compared to Sept. 1: Slaughter lambs were steady to 7.00 lower, except at San Angelo, Texas, firm to 5.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 lower, except at Newell, S.D., steady to 10.00 higher.

Feeder lambs were steady to 10.00 lower. At San Angelo, 2925 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 335 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.

In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 3100 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 3.00 lower. 2,329 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 100-130 lbs 130.00-140.00.

Ft. Collins, Colo.: wooled 130-145 lbs 148.00-158.00; 160-180 lbs 137.00-40.00.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 180.00-202.00, few 202.00-212.00; 60-70 lbs 178.00-194.00, few 200.00-202.00; 70-80 lbs 170.00-186.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-180.00; 90-110 lbs 168.00-176.00.

Ft. Collins: 30-60 lbs 200.00-225.00; 70-80 lbs 205.00-212.00; 80-90 lbs 191.00-202.00; 90-100 lbs 187.50-190.00.

Direct Trading: (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent) 5100: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 115-196 lbs 145.00-193.61 (wtd avg 168.50).

Slaughter Ewes

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-70.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 70.00-80.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 56.00-66.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00-56.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 24.00-40.00.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 65.00-77.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 68.00-77.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.50-47.50; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

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

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2

San Angelo: 40-70 lbs 160.00-168.00; 87 lbs 160.00; 92 lbs 150.00.

Ft. Collins: 79 lbs 162.50.

Billings: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 29,000 compared with 37,000 last week and 37,000 last year.



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