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USDA National Sheep Summary                        09/20 14:15

SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Sep 20, 2018    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, September 20, 2018

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs and slaughter
ewes steady; feeder lambs sharply higher.  Equity Electronic Auction sold
335330 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 120-195 lbs 122.50-139.00.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    shorn and wooled 145 lbs 130.25.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    50-70 lbs 143.00-156.00; 70-90 lbs 130.00-143.00.
  Kalona, IA:     no test.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 52.00-66.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  52.50-67.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 23.00; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  no test; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) no test;
                  Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1 no test.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 no test.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    50-70 lbs 150.00-154.00; 70-95 lbs 140.00-149.00; 100-
                  105 lbs 141.00-143.00; 117 lbs 140.00; 123 lbs 132.00.
  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 33,000 compared with 31,000 last week and 30,000 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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