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USDA National Sheep Summary                        10/11 14:05

SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Oct 11, 2018    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, October 11, 2018

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO all classes steady.  Equity
Electronic Auction sold 335 slaughter lambs in North Dakota.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 110-120 lbs 140.00-146.00.
  Kalona, IA:     shorn 138 lbs 125.00; wooled 110-130 lbs 123.00-132.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    shorn and wooled 145 lbs 126.50.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    50-65 lbs 160.00-175.00; 80-90 lbs 150.00-170.00; 90-
                  105 lbs 155.00-165.00.
  Kalona, IA:     40-50 lbs 175.00-200.00; 50-60 lbs 170.00-185.00; 70-
                  80 lbs 150.00-157.50; 80-105 lbs 130.00-137.50.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 50.00-60.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  50.00-61.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 23.00-32.00; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  60.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 44.00-55.00,
                  high-yielding 67.50-80.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 52.00-
                  64.00; 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 32,000 compared with 34,000 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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