National Wool Review

Oct. 4

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

National Sheep Summary

Oct. 4

Compared to last week: Slaughter lambs were very uneven, mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady. Feeder lambs were steady. At San Angelo, Texas, 4062 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 325 slaughter lambs in North Dakota. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 3800 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 3.00-4.00 lower. 3,092 lamb carcasses sold with all weights no trend due to confidentiality. All sheep sold per hundred weight unless otherwise specified.

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

San Angelo: no test.

PA: wooled and shorn 100-145 lbs 162.00-190.00; 150-155 lbs 145.00-160.00.

Ft. Collins, Colo.: wooled and shorn no report.

S. Dakota: wooled and shorn 1050-150 lbs 144.00-149.07.50.

Kalona, Iowa: wooled and shorn 125-150 lbs 140.00-142.00.

Billings, Mont.: no test.

Missouri: no test.

Equity Elec: shorn and wooled 145 lbs 154.25.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: hair lambs 40-60 lbs 200.00-216.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-194.00; 70-80 lbs 182.00-186.00; 80-90 lbs 130.00-158.00; 90-110 lbs 116.00-128.00. wooled and shorn no test.

Pennsylvania: wooled and shorn 48 lbs 190.00; 50-60 lbs 180.00-185.00; 60-70 lbs 162.00-195.00; 70-80 lbs 160.00-195.00; 80-90 lbs 160.00-197.00. hair lambs 49 lbs 140.00; 50-60 lbs 140.00-165.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-167.00; 70-80 lbs 140.00-162.00; 80-90 lbs 140.00-160.00.

Kalona: wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 172.50-180.00; 66 lbs 170.00; 70-80 lbs 150.00-162.50; 80-90 lbs 137.50-150.00; 90-100 lbs 140.00-152.50. hair 50-60 lbs 170.00-180.00; 70-80 lbs 147.50-160.00; 82 lbs 142.50.

Ft. Collins: no report.

Missouri: hair 40-50 lbs 170.00-180.00; 50-60 lbs 175.00-187.50; 60-70 lbs 170.00-185.00; 70-80 lbs 130.00-172.50; 90 lbs 140.00. wooled and shorn 60-70 lbs 170.00-175.00; 73 lbs 162.50; 85 lbs 185.00; 90 lbs 130.00.

S. Dakota: wooled and shorn 65 lbs 115.00; 90 lbs 126.00-131.00, hair 93 lbs 126.00.

Billings: no test.

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

3800: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 99-150 lbs 133.08-160.00 (wtd avg 147.18).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-75.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 72.00-84.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 60.00-68.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 32.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-95.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-65.00; Cull 1 no test.

Ft. Collins: Good 3-5 (very fleshy) no report; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no report; Utility 1-2 (thin) no report; Cull 1 (extremely thin) no test.

Billings: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 47.00-54.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 46.00-49.00; Cull 1 no test.

S. Dakota: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 50.00-67.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 53.00-61.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-52.00; Cull 1 32.00.

Missouri: Utility and Good 1-3 70.00-97.50; Utility 1-2 50.00-67.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 77.50-86.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 57.50-72.00, hair 75.00-86.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 47.50.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 50-70 lbs 160.00-176.00.

Ft. Collins: no report.

Billings: 70-80 lbs 181.00-190.00; 80-90 lbs 168.00-170.00; 90-100 lbs 162.50-169.00; 103 lbs 159.00; 121 lbs 146.00.

Kalona: no test.

S. Dakota: 45 lbs 185.00; 50-60 lbs 180.00-206.00; 60-70 lbs 194.00-205.00; 70-80 lbs 170.00-183.00; 80-90 lbs 159.00-172.50; 90-100 lbs 153.00-157.00; 100-105 lbs 141.00-149.00; 110-115 lbs 141.00-146.00.

Missouri: no test.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: no test.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: yearlings 160 lbs 82.50 cwt; aged 165 lbs 48.00 cwt.

S. Dakota: middle age 150-190 lbs 75.00-125.00 cwt; aged 160-170 lbs 90.00-145.00 cwt.

Kalona: no test.

Missouri: no test.

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

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