National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Wed Apr 17, 2019    USDA Market News

National Sheep Summary for Wednesday, April 17, 2019

   Compared to last week at Sioux Falls, SD slaughter lambs too lightly
tested for good comparison, higher undertone noted; slaughter ewes 10.00-
12.00 higher; no comparison on feeder lambs.  At New Holland, PA slaughter
lambs steady to 20.00 higher; slaughter ewes steady.

Slaughter Lambs:   Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  Sioux Falls:    shorn and wooled 120-130 lbs 165.00-166.00; 130-140
                  lbs 155.00-164.00.
  Virginia:       wooled 90-110 lbs 144.00.
  New Holland:    shorn and wooled 90-110 lbs 220.00-250.00; 110-130 lbs
                  205.00-235.00; 130-150 lbs 180.00-210.00.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    91 lbs 174.00.
  Virginia:       30-60 lbs 164.00-168.00; 60-90 lbs 159.00.
  New Holland:    20-30 lbs 220.00-235.00, few 295.00-300.00; 30-40 lbs
                  225.00-255.00, few 280.00-300.00; 40-50 lbs 195.00-
                  245.00, few 245.00-270.00; 50-60 lbs 195.00-240.00,
                  few 240.00-340.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-220.00, few 220.00-
                  240.00; 70-80 lbs 190.00-215.00, few 217.00-255.00; 80-
                  90 lbs 170.00-215.00, few 215.00-245.00; 90-110 lbs
                  200.00-235.00.
Slaughter Ewes:
  Sioux Falls:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 42.50-54.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                  41.00-54.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 35.00-47.00; Cull 1
                  22.00-30.00.
  Virginia:       Good 2-4 88.00-100.00.
  New Holland:    Choice 2-3 (fleshy) 50.00-90.00; Utility 1-2 (thin)
                  35.00-75.00; Cull 1 10.00-37.00.  
Feeder Lambs:   Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    30 lbs 265.00; 40-50 lbs 235.00-265.00; 50-60 lbs
                  217.50-265.00; 60-70 lbs 210.00-225.00; 87 lbs 193.00.
  Virginia:       no test.
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  Sioux Falls:    bred solid mouth to aged 145.00-155.00 per head.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 27,000 compared with 27,000 last week and 23,000 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

1600  rs