National Sheep Summary
San Angelo, TX    Wed Sep 13, 2017    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

   Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs steady to
5.00 lower; slaughter ewes firm; feeder lambs had a firm undertone.

Slaughter Lambs:   Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Sioux Falls:    shorn and wooled 110-160 lbs 141.00-145.75.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    no test.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Sioux Falls:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 57.00-66.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  62.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 52.00-60.00; Cull 1
                  no test.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    66 lbs 170.00; 70-80 lbs 163.00-167.00; 90-100 lbs
                  146.00-155.00; 108 lbs 145.00; 116 lbs 146.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    open baby tooth wool ewes 110 lbs 110.00 cwt; baby tooth
                  to solid mouth hair ewes 95.00-115.00 per head.
  Virginia:       no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 23,000 compared with 14,000 last week and 26,000 last year.

Source:  USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, TX
         Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778

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