National Wool Review

July 12

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

National Sheep Summary

July 12

Compared to July 5: Slaughter lambs were 10.00-30.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 10.00 higher. Feeder lambs not well tested. At San Angelo, Texas, 7,694 head sold. Equity Electronic Auction sold 330 slaughter lambs in Wyoming. In direct trading slaughter ewes and feeder lambs were not tested. 6,500 head of negotiated sales of slaughter lambs were 6.00 higher. 1,620 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 110-140 lbs 124.00-136.00.

VA: no test.

PA: wooled and shorn 100-135 lbs 192.00-250.00.

Ft. Collins, Colo.: no test.

South Dakota: wooled and shorn 105-150 lbs 145.00-155.50.

Kalona, Iowa: wooled and shorn 120-140 lbs 145.00-151.00; 150-155 lbs 140.00-142.00.

Billings, Mont.: no test.

Missouri: wooled and shorn 100-130 lbs 135.00-146.00.

Equity Elec: 155 lbs 141.25.

Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-2:

San Angelo: hair lambs 40-60 lbs 190.00-218.00, few 220.00-231.00; 60-70 lbs 170.00-198.00, few 202.00-208.00; 70-80 lbs 160.00-186.00, few 192.00; 80-90 lbs 146.00-174.00; 90-110 lbs 138.00-146.00. wooled and shorn 40-60 lbs 188.00-200.00; 60-70 lbs 176.00-194.00; 70-80 lbs 168.00-170.00; 80-90 lbs 152.00-176.00; 93 lbs 140.00.

Pennsylvania: wooled and shorn 40-50 lbs 230.00-250.00; 50-60 lbs 220.00-245.00; 60-70 lbs 205.00-235.00, few 235.00-267.00; 70-80 lbs 210.00-230.00, few 230.00-255.00; 80-90 lbs 195.00-235.00. hair lambs 40-50 lbs 215.00-230.00; 50-60 lbs 210.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 200.00-235.00; 70-80 lbs 195.00-205.00; 80-90 lbs 190.00-210.00; 90-110 lbs 200.00-215.00.

Kalona, IA: wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 161.00-170.00; 60-70 lbs 152.50-160.00; 70-80 lbs 142.50-155.00; 80-90 lbs 142.50-147.00. hair lambs 60-65 lbs 149.00-150.00; 72 lbs 157.00; 86 lbs 145.00.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Missouri: wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 182.50-202.50; 60-70 lbs 180.00-187.50; 70-80 lbs 172.50-185.00; 80-100 lbs 145.00-156.00. hair lambs 45-55 lbs 165.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-175.00, few 207.00.

Virginia: 30-60 lbs 125.00-150.00; 60-90 lbs 155.00-172.50; 90-110 lbs 165.00-180.00.

South Dakota: wooled and shorn 70-90 lbs 155.00-169.00; 90-100 lbs 155.00-156.00.

Billings, Mont.: no test.

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

6500: Slaughter Lambs shorn and wooled 119-182 lbs 140.00-180.00 (wtd avg 160.86).

Slaughter Ewes:

San Angelo: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 47.00-60.00, hair 57.00-66.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 67.00-80.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 51.00-64.00, hair 55.00-66.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 40.00-50.00; Cull 1 (extremely thin) 10.00-40.00.

Pennsylvania: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 60.00-105.00, hair 80.00-110.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-75.00; Cull 1 no test.

Virginia: Good 2-4 76.00-95.00.

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

Billings, Mont.: 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) 46.00-73.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 49.00-62.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 38.00-49.00; Cull 1 26.00-32.00.

Missouri: Good 2-3 50.00-70.00, hair 72.50-95.00; Utility and Good 1-3 40.00-55.00.

Kalona: Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 57.50-70.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 52.50-67.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 43.00-54.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 23.00-27.50; Cull 1 3.00-5.00.

Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: 60-70 lbs 186.00-190.00; 70-80 lbs 162.00-180.00; 92 lbs 156.00.

Virginia: no test.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: no test.

Kalona: 36 lbs 162.50; 40-45 lbs 170.00-187.50.

S. Dakota: 35-50 lbs 160.00; 50-60 lbs 173.00; 60-70 lbs 148.00-150.00; 70-80 lbs 146.00-153.00; 80-90 lbs 144.00-150.00, few 170.00; 90-100 lbs 145.00-152.50; 100-110 lbs 141.00-150.50.

Missouri: 50-55 lbs 162.50-165.00.

Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:

San Angelo: hair ewe lambs 80-95 lbs 162.00-178.00 cwt; mixed age hair ewes 80-140 lbs 82.00-112.00 cwt, few 136.00 cwt.

Ft. Collins: no test.

Billings: no test.

S. Dakota: yearling 130.00 per head; young 155 lbs 79.00 cwt.

Kalona, Iowa: no test.

Missouri: young hair ewes 130-155 lbs 115.00-135.00 cwt.

Virginia: no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 39,000 compared with 27,000 last week and 37,000 last year.

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