National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Oct 12, 2017    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, October 12, 2017

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs and slaughter ewes steady to sharply higher; feeder lambs steady.
Equity Electronic Auction sold 335 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 105-155 lbs 130.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 110-145 lbs 120.00-132.50.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    shorn 145 lbs 129.75.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    55 lbs 185.00; 60-70 lbs 179.00-185.00, few 191.00-
                  195.00; 72 lbs 177.50; 80-90 lbs 161.00-170.00; 90-
                  110 lbs 132.00-144.00.
  Kalona, IA:     80-90 lbs 141.00-147.00; 90-110 lbs 129.50-132.50.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 58.00-64.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  70.00-82.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-55.00; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) 27.00-33.00.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 75.00-77.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  68.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 62.50-70.00;
                  Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.50-55.00; Cull 1 345.00.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    60 lbs 168.00; 75 lbs 163.00; 88 lbs 155.00; 99 lbs
                  150.00; 103 lbs 143.00; 131 lbs 132.00.
  Kalona, IA:     80-85 lbs 136.00-144.00.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    no test.
  Kalona:         no test.
  
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 30,000 compared with 31,000 last week and 31,000 for last year.


Source:  USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
         Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA_LS850.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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