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National wool and sheep review

Feeder lambs were steady to 6.00 higher.

Published on October 5, 2018 2:23PM


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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

Oct. 5

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

Oct. 5

Compared to Sept. 28: Slaughter lambs were steady to sharply lower. Slaughter ewes were uneven, mostly steady to 9.00 lower. Feeder lambs were steady to 6.00 higher. At San Angelo, Texas, 8585 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading no recent comparison on slaughter ewes and feeder lambs. 4100 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 1.00 higher. 2,709 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 no test.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 147.00-152.50.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 157.00-172.00; 110-130 lbs 150.00-167.00; 130-150 lbs 137.00-150.00; 150-200 lbs 137.00-165.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 138.00-143.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 105-175 lbs 125.00-132.50.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Equity Elec: no sales.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 190.00-208.00, few 216.00; 60-70 lbs 130.00-152.00, few 162.00-176.00; 70-80 lbs 120.00-138.00; 80-90 lbs 110.00-126.00, few 134.00; 90-110 lbs 102.00-118.00.

Pennsylvania: 50-60 lbs 192.00-222.00; 60-70 lbs 170.00-215.00; 70-80 lbs 140.00-187.00; 80-90 lbs 137.00-180.00; 90-110 lbs 160.00-165.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Ft. Collins: 40-60 lbs 160.00-167.00; 60-70 lbs 155.00-160.00; 70-80 lbs 145.00-151.00; 89 lbs 146.00.

Missouri: 40-70 lbs 175.00-200.00; 70-90 lbs 140.00-155.00.

Virginia: 60-80 lbs 162.00-172.50; 80-110 lbs 160.00-165.00.

South Dakota: no test.

Billings, MT: 75 lbs 120.00.

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

4100: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 123-170 lbs 123.69-157.25 (wtd avg 137.49).

TX: 1000: Feeder Lambs 80 lbs 132.00.

400: Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2 50.00.

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 40.00-50.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 54.00-63.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-50.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 35.00-40.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 15.00-30.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 55.00-85.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 43.00-55.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 46.00-59.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 46.00-57.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 29.00-36.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 38.00-46.00, high-yielding 51.00-56.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 38.00-44.00, high-yielding 46.00-56.00; Cull 1 36.00-39.50.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 42.00-64.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 40.00-58.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 37.00-41.00; Cull 1 43.00.

Missouri: Good 2-4 55.00-65.00; Utility and Good 1-3 45.00-110.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 25.00-60.00.

Virginia: Good 2-4 65.00-83.00; Utility 1-2 56.00-65.00.

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

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 40-60 lbs 140.00-158.00; 60-90 lbs 130.00-135.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: 96 lbs 131.00.

Billings: 50-60 lbs 176.00-180.00; 60-70 lbs 167.00-180.00; 70-80 lbs 161.00-170.00; 80-90 lbs 141.50-161.00; 90-100 lbs 132.00-147.00, few 148.50; 100-110 lbs 125.50-136.50; 110-115 lbs 121.00-126.00; 133 lbs 118.00.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 40-50 lbs 181.00-183.00; 50-60 lbs 201.00-202.00; 60-70 lbs 182.00-184.00; 70-80 lbs 147.50-179.00; 80-90 lbs 138.00-152.50; 90-100 lbs 127.00-140.00; 100-110 lbs 122.00-138.00; 110-115 lbs 126.00-128.00.

Missouri: 30-45 lbs 172.50-210.00; 55-60 lbs 180.00-195.00.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 70.00-110.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: no test.

So Dakota: ewe lambs 95-115 lbs 129.00-151.00 cwt; yearlings 77.50-145.00 per head; baby tooth to solid mouth 120.00-135.00 per head; solid mouth 95.00-130.00 per head; solid to short solid mouth 92.50-107.00 per head.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: wool ewes 85-130 lbs 120.00-165.00 cwt; hair ewes 85-125 lbs 115.00-122.50 cwt, set 125.00 per head.

Virginia: no test.

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



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