National Wool Review
July 19
Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was inactive this week.  There were no 
confirmed trades reported.  Prices reflect trades FOB warehouse in original bag 
or square pack, bellies out, some graded, and 76 mm or longer.  No allowance 
made for coring, freight or handling fees at the warehouse level to reflect net 
grower prices (*) indicates new prices this week. (NA) represents microns not 
normally available in this region. Wools shorter than 75 mm typically discounted 
.10-.20 clean. Classed and skirted wools usually trade at a .10-.20 premium to 
original bag prices. 

            US             Fleece         Territory      Texas and
Micron    Grades           States          States        New Mexico
18        80s               None            None            None
19        70-80s            None            None            None 
20        64-70s            None            None            None 
21        64s               None            None            None 
22        62s               None            None            None 
23        60-62s            None            None            None 
24        60s               None            None            None 
25        58s               None            None            None 
26        56-58s            None            None            None 
27        54-56s            None            None            None 
28        54s               None            None             NA
29        50-54s            None            None             NA
30-34     44-50s            None            None             NA

Domestic wool trading on a greasy basis was inactive this week. There were no 
confirmed trades reported.  All trades reported on a weighted average.

Domestic wool tags are delivered to buyer and reported on a greasy basis:
      Number 1 tags        Number 2 tags        Number 3 tags
         .60-.70              .50-.60              .40-.50 

*** Australia is currently on their annual three-week summer recess.  The next 
available data will be Friday, August 9, 2019. ***
National Sheep Summary
July 19
Weekly Trends:  Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to
10.00 higher, except at New Holland, PA 10.00-20.00 lower.  Slaughter
ewes were mostly steady.  Feeder lambs firm, instances 4.00-6.00 higher.
At San Angelo, TX 6558 head sold.  No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested.  4500
head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were steady to 1.00 lower.
1,917 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 110-125 lbs 129.00-132.00.
  VA:             wooled 110-125 lbs 172.00-187.50.
  PA:             wooled and shorn 100-135 lbs 180.00-220.00.
  Ft.Collins, CO: wooled and shorn 115-130 132.50-137.50; 168 lbs 140.00.
  South Dakota:   wooled and shorn 115-145 lbs 148.00-155.50.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled and shorn 120-130 lbs 159.00; 160 lbs 132.50.
  Billings, MT:   no test.
  Missouri:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:     hair lambs 40-60 lbs 190.00-206.00, few 214.00; 60-70
                  lbs 170.00-198.00, few 214.00; 70-80 lbs 164.00-184.00;
                  80-90 lbs 150.00-170.00; 90-110 lbs 140.00-156.00.
                  wooled and shorn 52 lbs 190.00; 65 lbs 176.00; 73 lbs
                  170.00; 90-110 lbs 164.00-168.00.
  Pennsylvania:   wooled and shorn 40-50 lbs 210.00-225.00; 50-60 lbs
                  195.00-220.00, few 240.00-245.00; 60-70 lbs 195.00-
                  215.00, few 222.00-230.00; 70-80 lbs 180.00-205.00, few
                  215.00-220.00; 80-90 lbs 180.00-200.00. hair lambs 60-
                  70 lbs 180.00-187.00; 70-90 lbs 175.00-200.00; 90-100
                  lbs 180.00-195.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled and shorn 40-50 lbs 167.50-173.00; 50-60 lbs
                  167.50-195.00; 60-70 lbs 165.00-177.00; 70-80 lbs
                  162.00-170.00; 80-90 lbs 157.50-170.00; 90-100 lbs
                  155.00-167.00. hair lambs 77 lbs 171.00; 105 lbs 147.50.
  Ft. Collins:    wooled and shorn 70-75 lbs 162.50-165.00; 80 lbs 157.50.
                  hair 60-75 lbs 140.00-160.00
  Missouri:       no test.
  Virginia:       30-60 lbs 142.00-145.00; 60-80 lbs 187.50; 80-110 lbs
                  152.00-195.00.
  South Dakota:   wooled and shorn 67 lbs 169.00; 89 lbs 160.00; 98 lbs
                  157.00; 100-110 lbs 153.00-157.00.
  Billings, MT:   hair 55-80 lbs 130.00-135.00; 80-105 lbs 124.00-126.00.
Direct Trading:   (lambs fob with 3-4 percent shrink or equivalent)
                : Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 119-182 lbs 
                         (wtd avg       ).
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                52.00-62.00;  Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 68.00-
                80.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 54.00-68.00; Cull and Utility
                1-2 (very thin) 40.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin)
                20.00-32.00.
  Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                60.00-95.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-85.00, few 85.00-
                105.00; Cull 1 no test.
  Virginia:     Good 2-4 80.00-100.00.
  Ft. Collins:  Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 57.50-72.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                56.00-77.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 30.00-42.50; Cull 1
                (extremely thin) no test.
  Billings, MT: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 36.00-45.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                41.00-48.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 35.00-44.00; Cull 1
                no test.
  So Dakota:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 52.00-64.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                56.00-64.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 61.00;
                Utility 1-2 (thin) 48.00-53.00; Cull 1 31.00-42.00.
  Missouri:     Good 2-3 no test; Utility and Good 1-3 no test.
  Kalona:       Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                76.00-80.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 47.50-
                49.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.50.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   60-70 lbs 180.00-190.00; 70-80 lbs 159.00-178.00; 80-90
                lbs 162.00-164.00; 90-100 lbs 148.00-158.00.
  Virginia:     no test.
  Ft. Collins:  25-30 lbs 122.50-125.00; 40-50 lbs 122.50-130.00; 50-60
                lbs 140.00-147.50; 80-90 lbs 132.00-137.50.
  Billings:     60-80 lbs 160.00-169.00; 80-90 lbs 151.00-160.00; 90-100
                lbs 149.00-156.00, few 159.00.
  Kalona:       no test.
  So. Dakota:   30-60 lbs 160.00-164.00; 60-70 lbs 151.00-153.00; 70-80
                lbs 149.00-156.00, few 184.00; 85 lbs 147.00; 90-100 lbs
                142.00-149.00; 100-110 lbs 140.00-145.00; 112 lbs 140.00.
  Missouri:     no test.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:   wooled ewe lambs 76 lbs 182.00 cwt; hair yearlings 97 lbs
                100.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-155 lbs 81.00-110.00
                cwt.
  Ft. Collins:  no test.
  Billings:     young 105 lbs 52.00 cwt.
  So Dakota:    ewe lambs 107 lbs 141.00 cwt; young 141.00-145.00 per
                head.
  Kalona, IA:   no test.
  Missouri:     no test.
  Virginia:     no test.
National Weekly Lamb Carcass
                        Choice and Prime 1-4:
   Weight         Head           Wt Avg
   45 lbs down    Price not reported due to confidentiality
   45-55 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   55-65 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   65-75 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   75-85 lbs      Price not reported due to confidentiality
   85 lbs up      Price not reported due to confidentiality
  
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 38,000 compared with 39,000 last week and 35,000 last year.

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