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USDA National Sheep Summary                        03/21 16:10

SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Mar 21, 2019    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, March 21, 2019

   Compared to last week at Kalona, IA slaughter lambs over 110 lbs 4.00-
5.00 higher, lighter weights 20.00-45.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady to
3.00 lower; feeder lambs not well tested.  Equity Electronic Auction sold
340 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 120-125 lbs 167.50-172.50.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 120-125 lbs 152.00-170.00; 130-150 lbs 149.00-
                  160.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    145 lbs 162.25.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    40-60 lbs 195.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-222.50; 70-90
                  lbs 200.00-212.50; 90-105 lbs 200.00-212.50.
  Kalona, IA:     30-60 lbs 220.00-245.00; 60-70 lbs 217.50-232.50; 70-80
                  lbs 190.00-227.50; 80-90 lbs 192.50-226.00; 90-110 lbs
                  169.00-185.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 72.50-82.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  67.50-77.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.00-52.50; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  65.00-96.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 65.00-
                  85.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 57.50-66.00; 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 35,000 compared with 28,000 last week and 35,000 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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