St. Onge-Newell Sheep Yards Auction
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 6:55PM CST
SF_LS331
Sioux Falls, SD    Thu Dec 6, 2018    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
 
St. Onge-Newell Sheep Yards
Weighted Average Report for 12/06/2018
 
Receipts:  2812    Last Week:  3918    Year Ago:  725
 
Compared to last week:  Feeder lambs were steady to 5.00 higher.  
Some weight categories were to narrow to compare.  Long strings of 
heavier weights comprised of attractive fleshes.  Lower weights had 
flesh of good buying condition.  Good and Utility slaughter ewes were
2.00 - 4.00 higher respectively, fleshy Good and Culls were 3.00 - 
6.00 lower respectively.  The market was slow with a moderate demand.
Feeder lambs made up 70 percent of the market with replacement 
ewes, slaughter ewes and bucks making up the balance.  Next sale 
Dec 13, 2018.Next sale Dec 13, 2018.

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   79      172       172        54.00          54.00

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   41      209       209        46.00          46.00

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
  129      154       154        54.00          54.00

                      Slaughter Ewes Cull 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   99      139       139        40.00          40.00

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17       43        43       222.00         222.00
  147     57-59       58    211.00-226.00     217.18
   83     60-67       64    184.00-211.00     203.77
  372     73-79       76    172.00-180.00     174.46
   15       70        70       191.00         191.00   Ewe Lambs
  339     85-86       85    159.00-165.00     160.02
   36       94        94       152.00         152.00
  954    100-104     103    146.00-153.75     150.45
   33      122       122       124.00         124.00

Fleshy Bucks:  6 head at 240 lbs brought 42.00 / cwt

Replacement ewes:
Age	head	lbs	price/head
2-3	13	178	160
4-5	6	210	105
5-6	95	166	150-160
S-SS-ST	151	155	120
S-SS-ST	120	147-183	76-170
	

Source:  USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
         Jo Musumeci, Market Reporter
         605-372-8350
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS331.txt
 
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