National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Tue Oct 16, 2018    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, October 16, 2018

   Compared to last week at New Holland, PA no comparison due to the
holiday.  At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs firm to 5.00 higher in light
test; slaughter ewes firm in light test; feeder lambs not well tested.
1800 head estimated for today.

Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  San Angelo:    shorn and wooled 125-190 lbs 62.00-90.00.
  New Holland:   shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 185.00-200.00; 110-130 lbs
                 170.00-190.00; 130-150 lbs 160.00-177.00; 150-200 lbs
                 150.00-165.00.
  Virginia:      wooled 130-160 lbs 142.50-152.50.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:    40-60 lbs 200.00-214.00, few 218.00-225.00; 60-70 lbs
                 162.00-184.00, few 212.00-214.00; 70-80 lbs 130.00-
                 146.00, few 156.00; 80-90 lbs 125.00-132.00, few 140.00;
                 90-105 lbs 114.00-120.00.
  New Holland:   50-60 lbs 210.00-230.00; 60-70 lbs 185.00-210.00; 70-80
                 lbs 172.00-210.00; 80-90 lbs 167.00-197.00; 90-110 lbs
                 185.00-200.00.
  Virginia:      60-890 lbs 1340.00-16554.00; 890-110 lbs 15035.00-1642.50.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 55.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 50.00-62.00,
                 high-yielding 62.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 40.00-
                 46.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 35.00-40.00;
                 Cull 1 10.00-30.00.
  New Holland:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 60.00-70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 60.00-100.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-75.00; Cull 1
                 no test.
  Billings:      Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 no test; Utility and Good 1-3 no test; Cull 1
                 no test.
  Virginia:      Good 2-4 67.00-87.00.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    50-60 lbs 148.00-150.00; 64 lbs 145.00.
  Virginia:      no test.
  Billings:      no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 68.00-112.00 cwt.
  Billings:      no test.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 17,000 compared w1th 17,000 last week and 17,000 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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