This is a weekly auction report containing prices paid for sheep and goats. All livestock included in this reports are graded and reported according to official USDA live animal standards or guidelines. Reports are organized based on USDA’s LPGMN formatting guidelines and instructions, under the Voluntary Price Reporting authority of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service. This report is a weighted average report released on the current day after completion of the sale.
This publication is a result of a joint effort by Statistics Canada and NASS to release the number of cattle and calves by class and calf crop for both countries within one publication. This information was requested by the U.S. cattle industry to provide producers additional information about potential beef supplies.Published twice a year in late winter and summer. The late winter edition also contains information on sheep and lambs.