Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2012 12:00 AM
Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.
NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW
(USDA Market News)
Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was moderate. There were no confirmed sales this week. Demand moderate to good. Early Texas wools are coming in 2-3 percent heavier than last year and a little shorter.
Domestic wool trading on a greasy basis was moderate. There were no confirmed sales this week. All prices reported on a weighted average.
Domestic Wool Tags - delivered to buyer, greasy basis:
The FSA effective LDP rate for wool is unchanged at $0 per pound. The FSA effective LDP rate for mohair is unchanged at $0 per pound.