Sheep Auction
SA_LS320
San Angelo, TX    Tue Dec 05, 2017   USDA Market News

Producers Livestock Auction Co, San Angelo, Texas

Sheep and Goat Auction:
Close and Weekly:

Total Receipts:  4612    Last Week:  5835    Year Ago:  1927
Sheep Receipts:  2375    Last Week:  3481    Year Ago:   662
Goat  Receipts:  2237    Last Week:  2354    Year Ago:  1265

   Compared to two weeks ago slaughter lambs firm to 5.00 higher,
instances 10.00 higher.  Slaughter ewes firm.  Feeder lambs steady.
Nannies steady; kids 5.00-10.00 higher.  Trading fairly active,
demand good.  Quality full range from attractive to plain.  Supply
included 30 percent slaughter lambs, 10 percent slaughter ewes, 5 percent
replacement ewes, 5 percent feeder lambs, balance goats.  All slaughter
lambs went to non-traditional markets.  All sheep and goats sold per
hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.
 
 SLAUGHTER LAMBS:
   Choice 2-3 shorn and wooled 100-160 lbs 130.00-140.00.
   Good and Choice 2 shorn and wooled 100-140 lbs 104.00-110.00.

   Choice and Prime 1-2 40-60 lbs 246.00-268.00, few 276.00-280.00; 60-
70 lbs 220.00-240.00, few 254.00; 70-80 lbs 192.00-210.00, few 220.00-
224.00; 80-90 lbs 180.00-200.00; 90-110 lbs 166.00-174.00, few 210.00.
Choice 1-2 40-60 lbs 218.00-240.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-220.00; 70-80 lbs
170.00-185.00; 80-90 lbs 160.00-178.00; 90-110 lbs 140.00-160.00.
Good 1 70-80 lbs 140.00-150.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES:
   Good 3-4 (very fleshy) no test; Good 2-3 (fleshy) no test;
Utility and Good 1-3 (medium flesh) 80.00-96.00, few 98.00; Utility
1-2 (thin) 73.00-78.00; Cull and Utility 1-2 (very thin) 50.00-64.00;
Cull 1 (extremely thin) 40.00-50.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS:
   74.00-96.00

FEEDER LAMBS:
   Medium and Large 1-2 60-70 lbs 208.00-216.00; 70-80 lbs 178.00-182.00;
87 lbs 170.00.
Medium and Large 2 no test.

REPLACEMENT EWES:
   Medium and Large 1-2 mixed age hair ewes 80-130 lbs 90.00-120.00 cwt.

GOATS:  Estimated 50 percent of receipts:
All sold per hundred weight (CWT) unless otherwise specified.

SLAUGHTER CLASSES:
   KIDS:  Selection 1 40-60 lbs 264.00-300.00, few 310.00; 60-80 lbs
246.00-264.00.
Selection 1-2 40-60 lbs 240.00-264.00; 60-80 lbs 228.00-240.00; 80-100
lbs 202.00-218.00.
Selection 2 40-60 lbs 216.00-236.00; 60-80 lbs 190.00-224.00.
   DOES/NANNIES:  Selection 1-2 80-130 lbs 110.00-128.00, few 130.00;
130-160 lbs 112.00-132.00; thin 70-120 lbs 90.00-110.00.
   BUCKS/BILLIES:  Selection 1-2 70-100 lbs 170.00-200.00, few 204.00-
212.00; 100-150 lbs 165.00-204.00, yearlings 200.00-214.00; 150-250 lbs
174.00-200.00.

FEEDER CLASSES:
   KIDS:  Selection 1 30-40 lbs 290.00-322.00.
Selection 1-2 25-40 lbs 262.00-275.00.
Selection 2 25-40 lbs 240.00-255.00.

REPLACEMENT CLASSES:
   DOES/NANNIES: Selection 1-2 60-115 lbs 130.00-190.00.


Source:  USDA Market News Service, San Angelo, Texas
         Rebecca Sauder 325-653-1778
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SA_LS320.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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