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Weekly Lamb Pelts Report

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NW_LS443	 
St Joseph, MO    Fri Dec 7, 2018    USDA Market News

WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points
Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 12/7/2018

Pelt activity this week compared to last report:  Compared to last week, pelts were
steady on very light demand.

Unshorn           Price Range
Supreme           0.50 - 3.25
Premium          (2.75)- 2.25
Standard         (2.50)- 0.50
Fair             (2.50)- 1.00
Mixed Class      (2.50)- 0.50
Damaged/Puller   (2.50)-(1.25)


Shorn             Price Range
Supreme          (1.50)- 2.25
Premium          (2.50)- 0.75
Standard         (2.50)- 0.00
Fair             (2.50)-(1.00)
Mixed Class      (2.50)-(2.25)
Damaged/Puller   (2.50)-(2.25)


Pelt           Square  Discolored   Manure/Seed    Staple   Micron  Processing
Category       Footage Fiber        Free           Length           Defects
Supreme        9-up    none         predominantly  1-3      22-26   minimal
Premium        7-10    none-minimal predominantly  1-3      22-26   minimal
Standard       8-down  minimal      somewhat/heavy 1-3      22-up   minimal
Fair           4-up    some         somewhat/heavy NA       NA      yes
Mixed Class    NA      some         somewhat/heavy NA       NA      yes
Damaged/Puller NA      some         somewhat/heavy NA       NA      yes
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Livestock Mandatory Reporting on Negotiated, Formula and Contract trades Monday 
December 3, 2018 through Friday December 7, 2018 showed pelts consisting
of 70.2% Unshorn and 29.8% Shorn.


Source:  USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division, St Joseph, MO
         Eric Lyssy                   816-676-7000  StJoe.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS443.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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