National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Tue Mar 19, 2019    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, March 19, 2019

   Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs under 110 lbs
10.00-30.00 lower, heavier weights steady to 10.00 higher; slaughter ewes
weak.  At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs 10.00-20.00 lower; slaughter ewes
weak; feeder lambs not well tested.  7400 head estimated at San Angelo for
today.

Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  San Angelo:    shorn and wooled 110-165 lbs 130.00-146.00, few 150.00.
  New Holland:   shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 265.00-277.00; 110-130 lbs
                 250.00-270.00; 130-150 lbs 230.00-255.00; 150-200 lbs
                 215.00-220.00.
  Virginia:      no test.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:    40-60 lbs 220.00-234.00, few 238.00; 60-70 lbs 212.00-
                 226.00; 70-80 lbs 194.00-206.00; 80-90 lbs 174.00-
                 198.00, few 208.00-212.00; 90-110 lbs 170.00-188.00.
  New Holland:   40-50 lbs 250.00-280.00, few 280.00-325.00; 50-60 lbs
                 250.00-275.00, few 285.00-300.00; 60-70 lbs 245.00-
                 275.00; 70-80 lbs 237.00-270.00, few 280.00-295.00; 80-
                 90 lbs 250.00-280.00; few 315.00; 90-110 lbs 250.00-
                 257.00.
  Virginia:      60-80 lbs 250.00-257.50; 80-110 lbs 215.00-242.50.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) 65.00-
                 75.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 80.00-92.00,
                 high-yielding 98.00-100.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 70.00-
                 78.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 54.00-62.00;
                 Cull 1 no test.
  New Holland:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 60.00-110.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 55.00-90.00; Cull 1
                 no test.
  Billings:      Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.
  Virginia:      Good 2-4 85.00-102.50.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    90 lbs 171.00.
  Virginia:      no test.
  Billings:      no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 96.00-120.00 cwt.
  Billings:      no test.
  Virginia:      no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 20,000 compared w1th 17,000 last week and 19,000 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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