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USDA National Sheep Summary                        01/18 15:05

SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Jan 18, 2018    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, January 18, 2018

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs steady to sharply lower; slaughter ewes steady to 10.00 higher;
feeder lambs not well tested.  No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 110-125 lbs 150.00-185.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 125-130 lbs 130.00-135.00; 130-150 lbs 127.00-
                  144.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    70-75 lbs 210.00-220.00; 83 lbs 205.00.
  Kalona, IA:     60-70 lbs 240.00-262.50; 71 lbs 240.00; 83 lbs 177.00;
                  100-105 lbs 157.50-170.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 67.00-77.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  75.00-85.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-62.50; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  78.00-82.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) no
                  test; Utility 1-2 (thin) 69.00-70.00; 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 33,000 compared with 32,000 last week and 29,000 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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