ASI Market Report

Market Summary, Week ending April 20, 2018


Feeder Prices ($/cwt.), San Angelo: 50-90 lbs. $198-$226; 98 lbs. $218.

Slaughter Prices – Live, negotiated, 134-159 lbs. $148.82 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices – Formula, 90.00 lbs. carcass weight $269.25 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices “Comprehensive Information”–-Formula & Negotiated, 87.56 lbs. carcass weight $275.95 per cwt.

Equity Electronic Auction, Shorn 145-165 lbs. $143.50.

Cutout Value/Net Carcass Value (1), $322.74 per cwt.

Carcass Price, Choice and Prime, YG 1-4, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), No prices reported.

Boxed Lamb, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), Trimmed 4” Loins 527.03, Rack, roast-ready, frenched (cap-on) 1,611.96, Rack, roast-ready, frenched, special (cap-off) 2,088.98, Leg, trotter-off, partial boneless 506.05, Shoulder, square-cut 265.79, Ground lamb 538.37.

Imported Boxed Lamb, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), AUS Rack (fresh, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) 1,026.13, AUS Shoulder (fresh, square-cut) 317.19, AUS Leg (fresh, semi boneless) 395.69, AUS Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) 1,001.00, NZ Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 20 oz/up) 1,077.45, AUS Shoulder (frozen, square-cut) 266.44.

Exported Adult Sheep, 0 head

Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered FOB, From 3 weeks ago: 18 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 19 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 20 micron (Grade 70s) 5.90, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) NA, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 5.69, 23 micron (Grade 62s) NA, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 3.85, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.75, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) NA, 27 Micron (Grade 54-56s) NA, 28 micron (Grade 54s) NA, 29 micron (Grade 50-54s) 1.55, 32 micron (Grade 46-48s) NA, Merino Clippings NA.

Australian Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered FOB, 18 micron (Grade 80s) 6.35-7.20, 19 micron (Grade 80s) 5.66-6.42, 20 micron (Grade 70s) 5.38-6.09, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) 5.30-6.00, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 5.24-5.93, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 5.11-5.79, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 4.81-5.45, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.87-4.39, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) 3.44-3.90, 28 micron (Grade 54s) 2.59-2.94, 30 micron (Grade 50s) 1.92-2.18, 32 micron (Grade 46-48s) 1.34-1.52, Merino Clippings 3.76-4.27.

(1) The cutout value is the same as a net carcass value. It is a composite value that sums the value of the respective lamb cuts multiplied by their weights. It is also the gross carcass value less processing and packaging costs.