National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Jul 12, 2018    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, July 12, 2018

   Compared to two weeks ago at Kalona, IA slaughter lambs and slaughter
ewes steady; feeder lambs not well tested.  No sales in Equity Electronic
Auction.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    no test.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 110-130 lbs 153.00-162.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    no test.
  Kalona, IA:     45-60 lbs 172.50-185.00; 60-70 lbs 169.00-179.00; 70-80
                  lbs 165.00-177.00; 80-90 lbs 165.00-167.50; 90-110 lbs
                  156.00-166.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  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.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  63.00-73.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 57.00-
                  63.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 45.00-62.00; Cull 1 7.00.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    no test.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    no test.
  Kalona:         baby tooth blackface 145-185 lbs 86.00-92.50 cwt.
  
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 30,000 compared with 24,000 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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