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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

NW_LS331

Des Moines, IA    Wed Mar 25, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 03/25/2015

 

****  SHEEP  ****

 

Receipts:  542    Last Week:  664    Year Ago:  395

 

Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs 20.00-45.00 lower with the bulk of offerings under 75 lbs. Slaughter ewes 5.00-10.00 higher.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 82 percent slaughter lambs, 17 percent slaughter ewes.  All sheep sold on a per hundred weight basis unless noted.

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12    123-125     124    144.00-155.00     150.37

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   18       48        48       180.00         180.00   Hair Sheep

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   15       55        55       202.50         202.50   Hair Sheep

    3       70        70       190.00         190.00

    8       75        75       165.00         165.00   Hair Sheep

    3       81        81       195.00         195.00

 

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       74        74       175.00         175.00

    4       80        80       170.00         170.00

    9       96        96       135.00         135.00   Old crop

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       46        46       200.00         200.00   Hair Sheep

   25     62-65       64    190.00-205.00     192.89

   10       74        74       135.00         135.00   Old crop

   20       84        84       170.00         170.00

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Utility and Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   39     40-47       41    200.00-225.00     217.90

   21     54-58       57    210.00-215.00     211.36

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Utility and Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   77     50-55       51    230.00-255.00     243.70

   41     63-67       65    180.00-195.00     182.49

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7       47        47       195.00         195.00

   26     52-57       54    185.00-202.50     194.36

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      150       150        90.00          90.00

   21    175-196     193     81.00-91.00       86.50

    6    210-220     216     80.00-85.00       83.34

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6    130-147     138     80.00-95.00       90.21

   10      160       160        60.00          60.00

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      155       155        80.00          80.00

   14    165-170     170     82.50-85.00       82.67

    8    200-243     227     67.50-70.00       68.33

 

               Slaughter Ewes Cull and Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   13    125-145     127     45.00-55.00       49.17

 

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       96        96       160.00         160.00

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 82     Last Week: 154     year Ago: 188

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 46 percent slaughter kids, 34 percent slaughter nannies, 5 percent slaughter billies, 13.5 percent replacement kids.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       47        47       135.00         135.00

    5       55        55       135.00         135.00

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8     55-57       56    120.00-125.00     122.54

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       48        48        85.00          85.00

    2       60        60        75.00          75.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3       42        42       135.00         135.00   Young

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       70        70       100.00         100.00

    6     80-98       89     95.00-100.00      97.25

    4    160-170     165    150.00-175.00     160.30

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8    112-127     120    110.00-122.50     117.15

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       65        65        50.00          50.00   Thin

    2      105       105        75.00          75.00

    2     85-90       88     30.00-45.00       37.29   Thin

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       85        85       115.00         115.00

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       70        70        90.00          90.00

 

              Replacement Nannies/Does Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8     42-53       50    145.00-205.00     192.46   Young

 

Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News,  Des Moines, IA

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS331.txt

 

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