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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Oct 15, 2014    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 10/15/2014

 

*****  SHEEP  ****

 

Receipts:  470    Last Week:  402    Year Ago:  344

 

Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs 60-90 lbs. steady,

90-140 lbs. 3.00-8.00 lower, 140-155 lbs. steady.  Slaughter ewes and slaughter bucks mostly steady, feeder lambs not tested last week for a comparison.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 70 percent slaughter lambs, 12 percent slaughter ewes, 1.4 percent slaughter bucks, 4.2 percent feeder lambs, 10.4 percent replacement 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

   22      100       100       161.50         161.50   Whiteface

   20    120-128     126    158.00-160.00     159.62

   85    130-148     143    157.00-161.00     159.75

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   40      152       152       160.00         160.00

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   14       66        66       224.00         224.00

   24     96-107      99    162.00-168.00     166.37

   68    105-108     106    156.00-160.00     158.30   Hair Sheep

 

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5       81        81       183.00         183.00

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       76        76       193.00         193.00

    9       86        86       171.00         171.00

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      155       155        73.00          73.00

   24    165-191     187     74.00-76.00       75.88

   11    213-230     217     75.00-77.00       75.65

 

               Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      150       150     75.00-77.50       75.83

    3      165       165        82.50          82.50

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   13    110-146     130     67.00-77.50       70.96

 

Slaughter Bucks:

    8 head       155-275 lbs.            87.00-97.50

 

                        Slaughter Buck lambs 

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6      176       176       136.00         136.00

 

Replacement Ewes:

   21 black face, open, 4-8 yrs., 232 lbs. 170.00-193.00/hd

   15 black face running age, open, 199 lbs.   77.50/cwt

   11 hair ewes, 107 lbs. to lamb in Dec.      77.50/cwt

 

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   10       89        89       170.00         170.00

   10     90-99       96    166.00-167.50     167.08

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 147     Last Week: 150    Year Ago: 105

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with very good demand.  Receipts included 62 percent slaughter kids, 24.4 percent slaughter nannies, 12.2 percent slaughter billies.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   29     60-69       66    130.00-152.50     144.81

    4     75-78       76    145.00-160.00     153.66

    1       90        90       135.00         135.00

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5       57        57       132.50         132.50

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8     43-47       45     95.00-105.00     100.47

   15       55        55    115.00-125.00     120.33

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12    130-165     154    155.00-167.50     161.82

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4      130       130       142.50         142.50

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   17    111-114     113    112.50-115.00     114.13

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   18     43-56       50     65.00-70.00       68.10

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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