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
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.
NATIONAL SHEEP SUMMARY
(USDA Market News)
San Angelo, Texas
Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were mostly steady. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 10.00 lower, instances 4.00-8.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 6.00 higher. At San Angelo, Texas, 5008 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 2.00-3.00 lower. 2,621 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 100-155 lbs 120.00-128.00.
Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2
San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 220.00-240.00; 60-70 lbs 190.00-218.00, few 220.00-226.00; 70-80 lbs 168.00-190.00, few 194.00; 80-90 lbs 144.00-158.00; 90-110 lbs 128.00-130.00.
Ft. Collins: 68 lbs 197.50; 74 lbs 182.50; 80-90 lbs 166.00-167.00, few 175.00-180.00; 103 lbs 147.50.
San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 58.00-64.50; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 70.00-80.00, few 84.00-85.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-70.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 50.00-56.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 30.00-40.00.
Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 54.00-64.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.
Billings, Mont.: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.
Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2
San Angelo: 60-70 lbs 158.00-164.00; 70-90 lbs 140.00-152.00.
Ft. Collins: 94 lbs 145.00.
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.