National Sheep Summary
USDA - Thu Mar 08, 2:47PM CST
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Thu Mar 08, 2018    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Thursday, March 08, 2018

   Compared to last week at Ft. Collins, CO and Kalona, IA slaughter
lambs steady to 10.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady; feeder lambs not
well tested.  No sales in Equity Electronic Auction.
 
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Ft. Collins:    wooled 110-130 lbs 150.00-185.00; 130-140 lbs 150.00-
                  155.00.
  Kalona, IA:     wooled 150-200 lbs 138.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
  Equity Elec:    no sales.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Ft. Collins:    50-65 lbs 220.00-225.00; 70-80 lbs 212.50-222.50; 90-
                  105 lbs 190.00-197.50.
  Kalona, IA:     40-50 lbs 258.00-275.00; 50-60 lbs 253.00-270.00; 60-70
                  lbs 232.50-262.50; 70-80 lbs 220.00-225.00; 80-90 lbs
                  210.00; 90-100 lbs 190.00-200.00.                  
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Ft. Collins:    Good 3-5 (very fleshy) 75.00-87.50; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  70.00-84.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 51.00-58.00; Cull 1
                  (extremely thin) no test.
  Kalona, IA:     Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  72.00-85.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) no
                  test; Utility 1-2 (thin) 62.50-73.00; 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 31,000 last week and 31,000 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

1445c  rs