National Wool Review

Aug. 9

Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was inactive this week. There were no confirmed trades reported.

National Sheep Summary

Aug. 9

Compared to Aug. 2: Slaughter lambs were very uneven, mostly steady to 10.00 higher, except at Ft. Collins, Colo., and lambs under 80 lbs at San Angelo, Texas, where they were weak to 10.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs were steady to 5.00 higher. At San Angelo, Texas, 6539 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 3.00 lower. 2,088 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: hair 110-135 lbs 130.00-140.00; wooled and shorn 105-145 lbs 130.00-141.00.

PA: wooled and shorn 100-150 lbs 210.00-245.00; 160 lbs 185.00.

Ft. Collins: wooled and shorn 100-150 lbs 140.00-155.00.

South Dakota: wooled and shorn 105-150 lbs 149.00-156.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled and shorn 100-140 lbs 145.00-185.00; 150-165 lbs 147.50-150.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: wooled 100-140 lbs 130.00-165.00.

Equity Elec: no sales.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: hair lambs 40-60 lbs 194.00-204.00, few 210.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-196.00, few 200.00-202.00; 70-80 lbs 172.00-192.00, few 198.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-193.50, few 195.00-196.00; 90-110 lbs 150.00-176.00. wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 192.00-194.00; 68 lbs 184.00; 70-80 lbs 178.00-188.00; 80-90 lbs 178.00-188.00; 90 lbs 160.00.

Pennsylvania: wooled and shorn 40-50 lbs 175.00-200.00; 50-70 lbs 190.00-212.00, few 215.00-240.00; 70-90 lbs 180.00-212.00, few 210.00-242.00; 90 lbs 2075.00. hair lambs 50-70 lbs 182.00-202.00, few 220.00; 70-90 lbs 187.00-210.00; 91 lbs 195.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 170.00-172.50; 60-70 lbs 165.00-167.50; 70-80 lbs 175.00-194.00; 80-90 lbs 180.00-195.00; 90-100 lbs 167.50-182.50. hair 50-60 lbs 167.50-170.00; 67 lbs 167.50; 70-80 lbs 163.00-195.00.

Ft. Collins: wooled and shorn 70-80 lbs 160.00; 80-90 lbs 165.00; 90-100 lbs 160.00-180.00. hair 60-70 lbs 156.00-160.00, few 170.00; 80-100 lbs 155.00-167.50.

Missouri: hair 50-60 lbs 180.00-199.00; 60-70 lbs 175.00-195.00; 70-80 lbs 185.00-204.00; 80-90 lbs 160.00-175.00; 108 lbs 150.00. wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 180.00-205.00; 60-70 lbs 177.50-200.00; 70-80 lbs 170.00-190.00; 80-90 lbs 165.00-189.00; 90-100 lbs 140.00-157.50.

South Dakota: wooled and shorn 70-80 lbs 175.00-178.00; 80-90 lbs 165.00-177.50; 90-95 lbs 167.50-168.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

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

2400: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 120-159 lbs 140.00-166.00 (wtd avg 151.46).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 55.00-70.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 80.00-100.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 59.00-78.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 46.00-56.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 10.00-40.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 75.00-107.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 90.00-140.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 61.00-79.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 35.00-36.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

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

S. Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 66.00-75.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 55.00-69.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 52.50-60.00; Cull 1 47.50.

Missouri: Good 2-3 55.00-80.00, few hair 100.00; Utility and Good 1-3 40.00-57.50.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 62.00-77.50; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 60.00-72.00, hair 90.00-95.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 55.00-71.00.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 54 lbs 180.00; 60-70 lbs 176.00-183.00; 70-80 lbs 164.00-188.00; 80-90 lbs 166.00-168.00; 90-95 lbs 160.00-162.00.

Ft. Collins: 118 lbs 136.00.

Billings: no test.

Kalona: no test.

So. Dakota: 43 lbs 180.00; 55 lbs 167.50; 70-80 lbs 152.50-170.00.

Missouri: 30-40 lbs 135.00-155.00; 40-50 lbs 140.00-170.00.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 71 lbs 194.00 cwt, 96 lbs 188.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-150 lbs 100.00-126.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: middle age 62.50-101.00 per head; yearling hair ewes 77.50-82.50 per head; young to middle age hair ewes 80.00-92.50 per head.

Billings: no test.

So Dakota: no test.

Kalona, IA: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 37,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 39,000 last year.

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