National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu May 16, 2019    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, May 16, 2019

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter lambs
unevn 4.00-15.00 lower at Kalona and steady to 5.00 higher at Ft. Collins; slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs 3.00 lower.  No sales in Equity
Electronic Auction.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 110-135 lbs 150.00-190.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 129 lbs 172.50.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    75-85 lbs 187.50-195.00; 90-100 lbs 180.00-192.50.
  Kalona, IA:     40-60 lbs 172.50-198.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-207.50; 70-
                  80 lbs 177.50-187.50; 80-90 lbs 179.00-190.00; 90-110
                  lbs 175.00-186.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 65.00-77.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  65.00-77.50; Utility 1-2 (thin) 33.00-40.00; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  56.00-68.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 56.00-
                  64.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 42.50-57.00; 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:    35-40 lbs 170.00187.50; 40-50 lbs 165.00-175.00; 50-60
                  lbs 167.50-177.50; 72 lbs 177.50.
  Kalona, IA:     30-40 lbs 195.00-207.50.
Replacement Ewes:  Medium and Large 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    ewes with lambs 120.00-220.00 per family.
  Kalona:         no test.
  
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 34,000 compared with 30,000 last week and 36,000 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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