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USDA National Sheep Summary                        09/18 17:15


SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Tue Sep 18, 2018    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, September 18, 2018

   Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs steady to
10.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady.  At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs
Under 80 lbs steady, heavier weights weak to 5.00 lower; slaughter ewes
weak, instances 5.00 lower; feeder lambs not well tested.  4800 head
estimated for today.

Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  San Angelo:    shorn and wooled 100-120 lbs 110.00-120.00.
  New Holland:   shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 160.00-180.00; 110-130 lbs
                 140.00-167.00; 130-150 lbs 140.00-160.00; 150-200 lbs
                 130.00-150.00.
  Virginia:      no test.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:    40-60 lbs 200.00-222.00; 60-70 lbs 170.00-190.00, few
                 196.00-210.00; 70-80 lbs 166.00-176.00; 80-90 lbs
                 140.00-145.00; 90-100 lbs 128.00-132.00, few 140.00.
  New Holland:   40-50 lbs 180.00-190.00; 50-60 lbs 175.00-215.00; 60-70
                 lbs 165.00-210.00; 70-80 lbs 150.00-185.00; 80-90 lbs
                 140.00-165.00, few 175.00-185.00.
  Virginia:      30-60 lbs 220.00-230.00; 60-90 lbs 142.50-185.00; 90-110
                 lbs 137.50-167.50.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 no test; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 60.00-
                 70.00, high-yielding 81.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 50.00-
                 60.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 45.00-50.00;
                 Cull 1 19.00-26.00.
  New Holland:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 60.00-85.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1
                 no test.
  Billings:      Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 no test; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test; Cull 1
                 no test.
  Virginia:      Good 2-4 62.00-72.50; Utility 1-2 47.50.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    no test.
  Virginia:      no test.
  Billings:      no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    mixed age hair ewes 80-135 lbs 75.00-110.00 cwt.
  Billings:      no test.
  Virginia:      no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 18,000 compared w1th 16,000 last week and 16,000 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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