National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Dec 05, 2019    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, December 05, 2019

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO slaughter lambs and slaughter
steady; feeder lambs not well tested.  Equity Electronic Auction sold 330 slaughter lambs in Minnesota.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled and shorn 110-140 lbs 149.00-172.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled and shorn 135-145 lbs 149.00-153.00; 150-155 lbs
                  152.00-156.00.
  Equity Elec:    150 lbs 148.00.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled and shorn 60-70 lbs 173.00-181.00; 70-80 lbs
                  182.00-205.00; 80-90 lbs 171.00-189.00; 90-110 lbs
                  168.00-170.00. hair 48 lbs 225.00; 50-60 lbs 187.50-
                  229.00; 63 lbs 210.00; 80-90 lbs 174.00-181.00; 95 lbs
                  172.50.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled and shorn 40-60 lbs 225.00-230.00; 60-70 lbs
                  228.00-245.00; 70-80 lbs 187.00-201.00; 80-90 lbs
                  187.50-188.00; 90-100 lbs 176.00-183.00. hair 40-60 lbs
                  227.50-240.00; 60-70 lbs 225.00-237.50; 70-80 lbs
                  191.00-191.00; 80-95 lbs 180.00-191.00.               
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 67.50-88.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  72.00-90.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  66.00-87.50; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 63.00-
                  75.00.
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 31,000 compared with 21,000 last week and 35,000 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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