National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review
LM_LM352 
   
St. Joseph, MO    Fri Jan 22, 2021    USDA Market News

National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, Jan 22, 2021

Comments: Compared to last week,  negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs
were generally 2.00 lower on comparable purchases.

Negotiated Purchases:This Week: 1700   Last Week:  3500  Last Year:  3500

Domestic Slaughter Lambs
Choice and Prime:
  Live Purchases:     Weight        Price             Wtd Avg
                      Range         Range             Price
    Wooled and Shorn  137-157 lbs   145.00-165.00     155.99

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Formula Purchases:
Formula purchase information for previously slaughtered lambs (carcass basis)
 
Weighted Average Weight:           *Not reported due to confidentiality*
Weighted Average Net Price:        *Not reported due to confidentiality*  
Weighted Average Dressing Percent: *Not reported due to confidentiality* 
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Comprehensive Information:
Includes all Negotiated & Formula transactions submitted this week (carcass basis)

Weighted Average Weight:           *Not reported due to confidentiality* 
Weighted Average Net Price:        *Not reported due to confidentiality*
Weighted Average Dressing Percent: *Not reported due to confidentiality*

Note: Each lot of live basis transactions is converted to carcass basis using 
the estimated dressing percentage packers report for that lot.  For example, 
a live price of $131.30 divided by a dressing percentage of 50.51% equals 
a $259.95 carcass basis price. These converted prices are aggregated with existing
carcass basis prices to determine the weighted average net price.
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This report covers transactions reported this week.  Comments and market
conditions include information gathered from voluntary sources.  All prices,
weights, and head counts are gathered through the Livestock Mandatory Reporting
system.

*For more information, please visit www.ams.usda.gov/ConfidentialityGuidelines*

Source:  USDA Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    stjoe.lpgmn@usda.gov
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