National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Mar 14, 2019    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, March 14, 2019

   Compared to last week at Kalona, IA slaughter lambs 10.00-30.00 higher
with most advance on lambs under 80 lbs; slaughter ewes 5.00-8.00 higher;
feeder lambs not well tested.  Equity Electronic Auction sold 335
slaughter lambs in Utah.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    no test due to weather.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 115-120 lbs 153.00-162.00; 130-135 lbs 145.00-
                  152.50.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    145 lbs 143.75.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    no test.
  Kalona, IA:     30-50 lbs 245.00-277.50; 50-60 lbs 270.00-280.00; 60-70
                  lbs 265.00-267.50; 70-80 lbs 242.50-265.00; 80-90 lbs
                  232.50-235.00; 90-110 lbs 167.50-212.50.
  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) 70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  70.00-97.50; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 70.00-
                  82.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-72.50; Cull and Utility
                  1-2 (very thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.
  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:         no test.
  
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 28,000 compared with 29,000 last week and 32,000 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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