National Sheep Summary
SA_LS850
San Angelo, TX    Tue Dec 03, 2019    USDA Market News
 
National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, December 03, 2019

   Compared to last week at New Holland, PA no comparison due to the
holiday.  At Billings, MT slaughter ewes 4.00-10.00 higher with most
advance on fleshy ewes; feeder lambs 6.00-12.00 higher.  At San Angelo,
TX compared to two weeks ago slaughter lambs 5.00-10.00 higher; slaughter
ewes 5.00-10.00 higher; feeder lambs firm to 10.00 higher.  6600 head
estimated at San Angelo for today.

Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 2-3 90-150 lbs:
  San Angelo:    shorn and wooled 100-125 lbs no test.
  New Holland:   shorn and wooled 100-145 lbs 195.00-235.00; 160-165 lbs
                 180.00-185.00.
  Billings, MT:  no test.
Slaughter Lambs:  Choice and Prime 1-2:
  San Angelo:    hair lambs 40-60 lbs 230.00-250.00, few 253.00-256.00;
                 60-70 lbs 210.00-232.00; 70-80 lbs 192.00-210.00, few
                 216.00-220.00; 80-90 lbs 188.00-200.00; 90-100 lbs
                 146.00-174.00. wooled and shorn no test.
  New Holland:   wooled and shorn 50-60 lbs 265.00-285.00; 60-70 lbs
                 240.00-265.00; 70-80 lbs 220.00-247.00; 80-90 lbs 215.00-
                 245.00. hair 40-50 lbs 260.00-285.00; 59 lbs 270.00; 60-
                 70 lbs 240.00-255.00, few 270.00; 70-80 lbs 215.00-
                 247.00; 80-90 lbs 200.00-235.00.
  Billings, MT:  hair 74 lbs 182.00.
Slaughter Ewes:
  San Angelo:    Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 65.00-74.00; Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 80.00-
                 96.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 65.00-78.00; Cull and Utility
                 1-2 (very thin) 50.00-60.00; Cull 1 20.00.
  New Holland:   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 70.00-135.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 70.00-102.00; Cull 1
                 65.00-70.00.
  Billings:      Good 3-4 (very fleshy) 54.00-60.00; Good 2-3 (fleshy)
                 60.00-70.00; Utility 1-2 (thin) 57.50-68.00; Cull 1
                 52.00-59.50.
Feeder Lambs:     Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    53 lbs 226.00; 61 lbs 214.00; 70-75 lbs 190.00-200.00;
                 81 lbs 173.00; 93 lbs 162.00.
  Billings:      59 lbs 209.00; 60-70 lbs 200.00-208.00; 70-80 lbs 193.00-
                 200.00; 80-90 lbs 184.00-193.50; 90-100 lbs 169.00-
                 185.00; 100-110 lbs 170.00-174.00; 110-120 lbs 155.50-
                 170.00.                
Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2:
  San Angelo:    mixed age hair ewes 80-140 lbs 98.00-120.00 cwt.
  Billings:      yearlings 85 lbs 120.00 cwt, 165-185 lbs 81.00 cwt;
                 young to middle age 155-200 lbs 65.00 cwt.

Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date
totaled 16,000 compared w1th 16,000 last week and 19,000 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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