ASI Market Report

Market Summary, Week ending February 16, 2018


Feeder Prices ($/cwt.), Ft. Collins: 113 lbs. $180.

Slaughter Prices – Live, negotiated, 127-184 lbs. $139.07 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices – Formula, 87.00 lbs. carcass weight $258.39 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices “Comprehensive Information”–-Formula & Negotiated, 84.96 lbs. carcass weight $263.01 per cwt.

Equity Electronic Auction, wooled 145 lbs. $147.75.

Cutout Value/Net Carcass Value (1), $326.15 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 541.85, Rack, roast-ready, frenched (cap-on) 1,641.54, Rack, roast-ready, frenched, special (cap-off) 2,104.53, Leg, trotter-off, partial boneless 510.27, Shoulder, square-cut 277.28, Ground lamb 563.64.

Imported Boxed Lamb, weighted average prices ($/cwt.), AUS Rack (fresh, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $983.72, AUS Shoulder (fresh, square-cut) $311.94, AUS Leg (fresh, semi boneless) $436.76, AUS Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $1.058.09, NZ Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 20 oz/up) $1,022.23, AUS Shoulder (frozen, square-cut) $259.97.

Exported Adult Sheep, 0 head

Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered FOB 18 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 19 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 20 micron (Grade 70s) NA, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) 5.16, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 5.02, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 4.97, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 4.12, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.15, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) NA, 28 micron (Grade 54s) NA, 30 micron (Grade 50s) NA, 32 micron (Grade 46-48s) NA, Merino Clippings NA.

Australian Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered FOB 18 micron (Grade 80s) 6.51-7.38, 19 micron (Grade 80s) 5.84-6.62, 20 micron (Grade 70s) 5.41-6.13, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) 5.19-5.88, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 5.09-5.77, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 4.98-5.64, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 4.40-4.98, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.56-4.03, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) 3.12-3.53, 28 micron (Grade 54s) 2.26-2.56, 30 micron (Grade 50s) 1.70-1.93, 32 micron (Grade 46-48s) 1.22-1.38, Merino Clippings 3.77-4.28.

(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.