ASI Market Report

Market Summary, Week ending September 22, 2017

Feeder Prices ($/cwt.)
, San Angelo, 46 lbs. $188; 60-100 lbs. $148-$160.

Slaughter Prices – Negotiated, Wooled and shorn, 126-170 lbs. $167.17 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices – Formula, 77.40 lbs. carcass weight $318.21 per cwt.

Slaughter Prices “Comprehensive Information”–-Formula & Negotiated, 76.43 lbs. carcass weight $318.02 per cwt.

Equity Electronic Auction, Shorn 150 lbs. $137.25.

Cutout Value/Net Carcass Value (1), $358.55 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 $599.70, Rack, roast-ready, frenched (cap-on) $1,640.91, Rack, roast-ready, frenched, special (cap-off) $2,297.73, Leg, trotter-off, partial boneless $544.62, Shoulder, square-cut $325.82, Ground lamb $568.22.

Imported Boxed Lamb, weighted average prices ($/cwt.),AUS Rack (fresh, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $939.14, AUS Shoulder (fresh, square-cut) $304.19, AUS Leg (fresh, semi boneless) $416.29, AUS Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 28 oz/up) $968.56, NZ Rack (frozen, frenched, cap-off, 20 oz/up) $974.71, AUS Shoulder (frozen, square-cut) $243.95.

Exported Adult Sheep, 0 head

Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered, From 5 weeks ago: Territory States (West & some CA wools): 18 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 19 micron (Grade 80s) NA, 20 micron (Grade 70s) 4.56, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) 4.55, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 4.26, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 4.18, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) 3.60, 25 micron (Grade 58s) NA, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) 2.95, 27 micron (Grade 56s) NA, 28 micron (Grade 54s) NA, 29 micron (Grade 50-54s) NA, 30-34 micron (Grade 44-50s) NA.

Australian Wool, ($/pound clean), delivered FOB warehouse & gross producers, 18 micron (Grade 80s) 5.74-6.51, 19 micron (Grade 80s) 4.95-5.61, 20 micron (Grade 70s) 4.47-5.06, 21 micron (Grade 64-70s) 4.32-4.89, 22 micron (Grade 64s) 4.15-4.70, 23 micron (Grade 62s) 4.03-4.57, 24 micron (Grade 60-62s) NA, 25 micron (Grade 58s) 3.36-3.81, 26 micron (Grade 56-58s) 3.11-3.52, 28 micron (Grade 54s) 2.33-2.64, 30 micron (Grade 50s) 1.69-1.92, 32 micron (Grade 46-48s) 1.19-1.35, Merino Clippings 3.15-3.57.

(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.