National Sheep Summary
USDA - Wed May 15, 1:37PM CDT
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Wed May 15, 2019    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, May 15, 2019

   Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs under 100 lbs
steady to 3.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady to 3.00 lower; feeder lambs
not well tested.

Slaughter Lambs:   Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Sioux Falls:    shorn and wooled 125-140 lbs 168.00-171.00; 150 lbs
                  174.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    60-80 lbs 176.00-184.00; 80-90 lbs 181.00-186.00; 100-
                  105 lbs 163.00-184.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Sioux Falls:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 65.00-70.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  60.00-72.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 39.00-50.00; Cull 1
                  25.00-37.00.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 no test.  
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    80-90 lbs 177.00-192.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    solid mouth 150-185 lbs 66.00-67.00 cwt.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 26,000 compared with 24,000 last week and 27,000 last year.

Source:  USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, TX
         Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA_LS850.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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