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

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News

Nov. 23

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. 16

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were mixed, mostly sharply higher in advance of lack of sales due to the upcoming holiday. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs under 60 lbs were sharply higher, heavier weights were sharply lower. At San Angelo, Texas, 3547 head sold. No sales in Equity Electronic Auction. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 2400 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 2.00 lower. 2,960 lamb carcasses sold with all weights no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday this report was not updated.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 90-160 lbs:

San Angelo: shorn and wooled 110-120 lbs 110.00-130.00.

VA: wooled 110-125 lbs 143.00-147.50; 130-160 lbs 120.00.

PA: shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 175.00-190.00; 110-130 lbs 160.00-185.00; 130-150 lbs 145.00-162.00; 150-200 lbs 130.00-140.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: wooled 110-125 lbs 129.00-135.00, few 148.00; 130-140 lbs 123.00-127.00.

South Dakota: shorn and wooled 100-150 lbs 122.00-134.00.

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 230.00-256.00, few 268.00-270.00; 60-70 lbs 208.00-232.00, few 246.00-252.00; 70-80 lbs 190.00-218.00, few 222.00-239.00; 80-90 lbs 164.00-180.00; 90-110 lbs 130.00-146.00, few 185.00-191.00.

Pennsylvania: 40-50 lbs 215.00-230.00; 50-60 lbs 190.00-215.00; 60-70 lbs 185.00-220.00, few 220.00-230.00; 70-80 lbs 165.00-200.00, few 200.00-205.00; 80-90 lbs 180.00-210.00; 90-110 lbs 160.00-175.00.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Ft. Collins: 47 lbs 202.50; 50-60 lbs 190.00-209.00; 60-70 lbs 161.00-179.00; 70-90 lbs 132.50-147.50; 90-110 lbs 130.00-135.00.

Missouri: no test.

Virginia: 60-80 lbs 145.00-174.00; 80-110 lbs 125.00-152.50.

South Dakota: 70-80 lbs 130.00-141.00; 80-90 lbs 124.00-136.00, few 140.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

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

2400: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 130-170 lbs 125.00-154.08 (wtd avg 134.42).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 51.00-62.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 56.00-64.00, high-yielding 69.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-52.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 23.00-30.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 70.00-105.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-75.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 60.00-70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 54.00-65.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 20.00-28.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 29.00-35.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)

30.00-38.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 32.00-45.00; Cull 1 30.00-38.50.

So Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 49.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 54.00-66.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00; Cull 1 42.00.

Missouri: Good 2-4 no test.

Virginia: Good 2-4 60.00-85.00.

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

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: no test.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins:66 lbs 157.50; 87 lbs 131.00.

Billings: 50-60 lbs 196.00-212.50; 60-70 lbs 185.50-192.50; 70-80 lbs 156.50-190.00; 80-90 lbs 148.00-161.00; 90-100 lbs 137.00-149.00; 100-110 lbs 125.00-138.00; 110-120 lbs 114.00-124.00; 123 lbs 115.00.

Kalona: no test.

So Dakota: 45 lbs 215.00; 50-60 lbs 175.00-215.00; 60-70 lbs 181.00-208.00; 70-80 lbs 154.00-170.00; 80-90 lbs 148.00-150.00; 90-100 lbs 130.00-152.00; 100-110 lbs 138.00-149.50; 113 lbs 120.00; 120-125 lbs 116.00-117.00.

Missouri: no test.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 68 lbs 237.50 cwt, 83 lbs 212.00 cwt, 90-110 lbs 144.00-150.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 78.00-122.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: mixed age 120-175 lbs 32.00-55.00 cwt.

So Dakota: yearlings 395.00 per head; baby tooth to solid mouth 115.00 per head; solid mouth 95.00-130.00 per head.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 39,000 compared with 38,000 last week and 42,000 last year.

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