Lamb Prices Update New Markets

| March 18, 2015

Thanks to all who responded to my mini survey in the last email. Most of you responding wanted more markets so I went to work. And, thanks to the tips received, I found some good data.      Easter light lambs continue strong. Clearly there is a huge difference between the young, fancy quality lambs […]

Pre-Easter Lamb Prices Update March

| March 11, 2015

Pre-Easter market season very strong for light lambs, especially Ohio. Colorado slaughter ewes up and light lambs steady to strong, and other markets firm to strong. As before there is quite a lot of variation from market to market and wide difference between light lambs and heavy.

Lamb Prices Feb 2015

| February 9, 2015

Mt Hope, Ohio eased off a bit.  Colorado is still strong. There is quite a lot of variation from market to market.  Slaughter ewes were stronger in most markets

Lamb Prices Jan 2015

| January 21, 2015

Wow the light lambs in Ohio are bringing premium prices! Colorado is also stronger as we go into the new year.

June Lamb Prices Steady to Strong

| June 23, 2014

Ft Collins Colorado reported lamb prices up $8 to $10 per hundred weight compared to the previous report.  

Lamb Prices + Montana Commerical Sale

| February 24, 2014

The commercial bred ewe sale in Billings, MT saw strong demand for bred ewes. Some yearlings went as high as $300 per head.

Lamb Prices Surge Higher

| November 4, 2013

Markets across the country saw lamb prices improving significantly. Word is that the backlog of heavy lambs in the feedlots has finally gone to market. In addition, inventories in Australia and New Zealand are lower. Feed costs in the US are lower improving the willingness of feedlots to buy and feed lambs.

Lamb Prices Continue Stronger

| October 15, 2013

More encouraging reports on lamb prices. The Utah Ram Sale was also strong. See unofficial results at:  

Lamb Prices Show an Encouraging Upward Trend

| October 2, 2013

Reports coming out of New Zealand of reduced production due to drought and word that the backlog of heavy lambs in US feedlots has diminished are resulting in a more optimistic outlook for lamb markets.

Lamb Prices November 2012 Update

| November 14, 2012

For the past couple of months prices have stablized, but seem very slow to recover.