Weekly Sheep Market Summary – Week Ending May 13

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Current Week Prior Week Percent Change Prior Year Percent Change
Feeder Lamb Prices, Medium and Large 1-2, 60-90 lbs, Wtd Avg, $/cwt.
Ft. Collins, CO $260.07 $279.67 -7.0% NQ NA
Billings, MT NQ NQ NA NQ NA
Newell, SD NQ $290.00 NA NQ NA
Sioux Falls, SD $280.99 $290.58 -3.3% $257.28 9.2%
Light Weight Slaughter Lamb Prices, Choice and Prime 1-3, 60-90 lbs, Wtd Avg, $/cwt.
New Holland, PA NQ $415.00 NA $297.08 NA
Columbia, TN NQ NQ NA $255.00 NA
San Angelo, TX $300.00 $332.50 -9.8% $255.94 17.2%
Slaughter Lamb Prices, Wtd Avg, $/cwt.
Negotiated Purchase, live $213.84 $216.47 -1.2% $198.88 7.5%
Formula Purchase, carcass basis NQ NQ NA NQ NA
Comprehensive-Formula & Negotiated, carcass basis NQ NQ NA NQ NA
Equity Electronic Auction Prices, $/cwt. 
Feeder Lambs $212.87 NQ NA NQ NA
Slaughter Lambs NQ $150.00 NA NQ NA
Net Lamb Carcass Cutout Value, Wtd Avg, $/cwt. $587.18 $584.60 0.4% $454.73 29.1%
Boxed Lamb Cuts, Wtd Avg, $/cwt.
Rack, 8-Rib, medium $1,401.87 $1,342.55 4.4% $1,078.52 30.0%
Rack, roast-ready, frenched $2,662.90 $2,701.60 -1.4% $1,924.49 38.4%
Shoulder, square-cut $458.36 $452.95 1.2% $378.47 21.1%
Trimmed Loins 4×4 $863.53 $919.97 -6.1% $763.33 13.1%
Trimmed Loins 1×1 $1,280.11 $1,292.55 -1.0% $1,027.40 24.6%
Leg, trotter-off $577.91 $581.03 -0.5% $493.80 17.0%
Leg, boneless tied $902.31 $881.09 2.4% $699.49 29.0%
Ground lamb $774.64 $783.18 -1.1% $680.84 13.8%
Imported Boxed Lamb Cuts, Wtd Avg, $/cwt.
AUS Rack (fresh, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $1,395.22 $1,342.10 4.0% $1,061.80 31.4%
AUS Shoulder (fresh, square-cut) $420.35 $416.55 0.9% $368.21 14.2%
AUS Leg (fresh, semi boneless) NQ $545.59 NA $452.17 NA
AUS Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $1,595.69 NQ NA $998.15 59.9%
NZ Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 20 oz/up) $1,297.70 $1,312.75 -1.1% $887.41 46.2%
AUS Shoulder (frozen, square-cut) $361.69 $368.77 -1.9% $330.26 9.5%
AUS Leg (frozen, boneless) $579.58 $570.40 1.6% NQ NA
Federally Inspected (FI) Sheep & Lamb Slaughter, head 37,000 35,000 5.7% 39,200 -5.6%
FI Average Live Weight, lbs 126 126 0.0% 125 0.8%
FI Average Dressed Weight, lbs 64 64 0.0% 63 1.6%
FI Lamb & Mutton Production, million lbs 2.3 2.2 4.5% 2.5 -8.0%
Current Week Prior Week Percent Change Prior Year Percent Change
Domestic Wool, Delivered FOB, $/lb. clean
20 micron (Grade 64-70s) – Texas & New Mexico $3.57 NQ NA NQ NA
21 micron (Grade 64s) –  Texas & New Mexico $3.29 NQ NA NQ NA
25 micron (Grade 58s) $2.53 $2.53 0.0% NQ NA
Australian Wool, Delivered FOB, US$/lb. clean**
17 micron (Grade >80s) $8.70 $8.70 0.0% NQ NA
18 micron (Grade 80s) $7.16 $7.13 0.4% $6.79 5.4%
19 micron (Grade 70-80s) $5.65 $5.69 -0.7% $5.73 -1.4%
20 micron (Grade 64-70s) $4.71 $4.75 -0.8% $4.85 -2.9%
21 micron (Grade 64s) $4.46 $4.48 -0.4% $4.60 -3.0%
22 micron (Grade 62s) $4.41 $4.43 -0.5% $4.52 -2.4%
23 micron (Grade 60-62s) $4.24 NQ NA NQ NA
24 micron (Grade 60s) $4.13 $4.38 -5.7% NQ NA
25 micron (Grade 58s) $2.67 $2.75 -2.9% NQ NA
26 micron (Grade 56-58s) $2.36 $2.36 0.0% $2.79 -15.4%
28 micron (Grade 54s) $1.49 $1.46 2.1% $1.79 -16.8%
30 micron (Grade 50s) $1.22 $1.20 1.7% $1.45 -15.9%
32 micron (Grade 46-48s) $0.94 $0.92 2.2% $0.96 -2.1%
Merino Clippings $3.23 $3.22 0.3% $3.25 -0.6%
**A 75-85 percent range of Australia price can be used as an estimated value of clean domestic prices.
NQ = No Quote, NA = Not Applicable

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