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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Apr 27, 2016    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

       

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 04/27/2016

 

****  SHEEP   ****

 

Receipts:  557    Last Week:  1187    Year Ago:  283

 

Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs unevenly steady with 60 lb. lambs showing a higher undertone  with 40-60 lbs. steady with a weaker undertone.  Slaughter ewes mostly steady with good ewes over 200 lbs. 5.00 higher, not enough slaughter bucks for a test, feeder lambs 10.00-30.00 lower on 30-50 lb. feeders.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 64 percent slaughter lambs, 15 percent slaughter ewes, 18.4 percent feeder lambs.  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

   77     53-59       56    225.00-242.50     236.16

   38     60-66       62    225.00-250.00     233.84

   55       68        68    192.50-202.50     196.86   Whiteface

   36     70-76       74    200.00-230.00     206.46

   12     80-86       83    195.00-215.00     200.25

    5     90-95       92    190.00-215.00     206.20

    3    110-117     115    172.50-185.00     176.50

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   15     64-66       65    205.00-215.00     208.27

 

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   44     46-49       48    220.00-240.00     230.66

   18       75        75       175.00         175.00

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      157       157        75.00          75.00

   10    180-197     190     75.00-90.00       80.95

   12    205-233     219     70.00-72.50       71.33

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6    115-125     123     45.00-55.00       47.40

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   17    130-156     148     62.50-75.00       69.55

   11      161       161        66.00          66.00

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8    142-155     147     72.50-80.00       76.50

   28    114-190     167     68.00-85.00       72.36

    1      225       225        67.50          67.50

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Cull 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      125       125     15.00-17.50       15.83

 

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   19     26-28       27    230.00-270.00     249.69

   50     33-38       36    200.00-237.50     219.35

   13     42-43       43    242.50-250.00     245.94

 

                Feeder Lambs Small and Medium 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   21       40        40       210.00         210.00

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 456    Last Week: 464     Year Ago: 340

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with very good demand.  Receipts included 72 percent slaughter kids, 16 percent slaughter nannies and does, 12 percent feeder and bottle kids. 

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       38        38       105.00         105.00

    3       45        45       125.00         125.00

    7     51-55       52    155.00-165.00     158.01

    6       70        70    195.00-225.00     202.50

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7       65        65       170.00         170.00

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   23     52-58       55    140.00-145.00     142.49

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   24     35-36       35     75.00-82.50       79.32

  118     50-55       54    125.00-135.00     133.24

   47       60        60    140.00-145.00     144.68

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   62     41-48       42    105.00-115.00     106.11

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       70        70       135.00         135.00

   13     80-110      97    135.00-165.00     146.81

   19    130-190     148    155.00-195.00     181.59

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       70        70        75.00          75.00   Thin

   27     85-115     104    120.00-150.00     129.41

    3      103       103       107.50         107.50   Thin

 

Bottle kids:

  50 billie kids 7.50-17.50 

   5 nannie kids 15.00-20.00

 

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov

 

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