National Wool Review

June 21

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

National Sheep Summary

June 21

Compared to June 14: Slaughter lambs were mostly steady to 10.00 lower, except at San Angelo 5.00-10.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were uneven, steady to 10.00 higher at San Angelo, New Holland and Ft. Collins and 5.00-10.00 lower at Sioux Falls and Kalona. Feeder lambs steady in light test. At San Angelo, Texas, 5625 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 330 slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 4800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 1.00 lower. 2,216 lamb carcasses sold with all weights no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundredweight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

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

San Angelo: 110-130 lbs 129.00-137.00.

VA: no test.

PA: wooled and shorn 100-135 lbs 180.00-205.00, few 215.00.

Ft. Collins, CO: no test.

South Dakota: wooled and shorn 105-145 lbs 151.00-159.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled 100-145 lbs 150.00-156.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Equity Elec: 145 lbs 156.00.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: hair lambs 40-60 lbs 154.00-184.00, few 192.00-198.00; 60-70 lbs 140.00-170.00, few 174.00-180.00; 70-80 lbs 140.00-158.00, few 168.00; 80-90 lbs 130.00-153.00; 90-110 lbs 128.00-146.00. wooled and shorn 60-70 lbs 140.00-164.00; 77 lbs 146.00; 80850 lbs 146.00 90-100 lbs 130.00-142.00.

Pennsylvania: wooled and shorn 40-50 lbs 190.00-200.00; 50-60 lbs 185.00-205.00; 60-70 lbs 175.00-207.00; 70-80 lbs 175.00-195.00, few 200.00-210.00; 80-90 lbs 170.00-197.00. hair lambs 50-60 lbs 185.00-205.00; 60-80 lbs 170.00-190.00; 80-90 lbs 165.00-190.00; 90-100 lbs 175.00-197.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled and shorn 40-90 lbs 145.00-158.00; 90-100 lbs 150.00-156.00. hair lambs 40-90 lbs 145.00-153.00.

Ft. Collins: wooled and shorn 66 lbs 180.00; 73 lbs 177.50. hair lambs 74 lbs 175.00.

Missouri: hair lambs 60-70 lbs 142.50-147.50.

Virginia: 60-80 lbs 161.00-170.00; 90-110 lbs 135.00.

South Dakota: hair 95 lbs 150.00.

Billings, MT: no test.

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

4800: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 114-200 lbs 132.00-168.00 (wtd avg 156.37).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 47.00-62.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 62.00-73.00, few 76.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-62.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 20.00-40.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 70.00-100.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 55.00-70.00; Cull 1 no test.

Virginia: Good 2-4 72.00-80.00.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 56.00-57.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 52.50-65.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 32.00-41.00; 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) 56.00-63.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 40.00-55.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 31.00-44.00; Cull 1 10.00-26.00.

Missouri: Utility and Good 1-3 52.00-75.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 40.00-55.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 51.00-58.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 40.00-47.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-45.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 26.00.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 48 lbs 202.00; 60-70 lbs 170.00; 70-90 lbs 155.00-168.00; 90-100 lbs 147.00-154.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: 44 lbs 162.50.

Billings: no test.

Kalona: 45 lbs 147.50; 67 lbs 165.00; 98 lbs 149.00.

S. Dakota: 60-70 lbs 160.00-164.00; 71 lbs 167.00; 81 lbs 171.00.

Missouri: no test.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 90-100 lbs 134.50-144.00 cwt, 111 lbs 150.00; mixed age hair ewes 80-140 lbs 80.00-112.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: ewes with lambs 135.00-180.00 per family.

Billings: no test.

S. Dakota: young to middle age 170.00-200.00 per head, others 195 lbs 74.00 cwt.

Kalona, IA: ewe lambs 42 lbs 153.00 cwt.

Missouri: yearling hair ewes 165.00 per head.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 40,000 compared with 39,000 last week and 35,000 last year.

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