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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Jun 24, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 06/24/2015

 

****  SHEEP  ****       

 

Receipts:  377    Last Week:  700    Year Ago:  472

 

Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs 5.00-8.00 lower, slaughter ewes steady, no slaughter bucks offered, no feeder lambs offered.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 64 percent slaughter lambs, 18.5 percent slaughter ewes, 17.2 percent thin ewes returning to farm for grass use.  All sheep sold on a per hundred weight basis unless noted.

 

            Slaughter Lambs Shorn Choice and Prime 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   30      145       145       150.00         150.00

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   28       65        65       191.00         191.00   Hair Sheep

   38       78        78       187.00         187.00   Hair Sheep

   10      102       102       169.00         169.00

   12      122       122       172.00         172.00

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   14     51-57       53    205.00-212.50     207.32

   33     62-67       63    187.50-196.00     194.42

   11     73-75       73    177.50-187.50     184.32

   15     80-88       87    175.00-183.00     177.65

    8       95        95       172.50         172.50

 

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   15     55-59       58    190.00-195.00     193.73

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   13       49        49       195.00         195.00

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3       96        96        75.00          75.00

    5     87-95       91     85.00-95.00       89.02   Hair Sheep

    8    165-190     168     70.00-80.00       74.05

   12      160       160        65.00          65.00   Fleshy

    9      202       202        82.50          82.50

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   18    105-144     137     75.00-85.00       76.42

    1      100       100        95.00          95.00

 

Replacement Ewes:

  13 head hair sheep          103 lbs.         90.00

  51 head aged thin ewes   135-145 lbs.  70.00-75.00

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts:  171    Last Week: 371    Year Ago:177

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with very good demand.  Receipts included 68 percent slaughter kids, 20.4 percent slaughter nannies, 2.3 percent slaughter bucks, 5.8 percent replacement nannies, 2.3 percent replacement billies.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       65        65       185.00         185.00

   10     70-76       73    182.50-212.50     198.39

    1       85        85       175.00         175.00

    2       95        95       220.00         220.00

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11       47        47    140.00-142.50     141.59

    5       59        59       170.00         170.00

    4     60-65       61    170.00-177.50     171.99

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6     40-45       43    110.00-125.00     116.73

    5       55        55       147.50         147.50

    3       70        70       170.00         170.00

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       62        62       162.50         162.50

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   51     45-49       47     87.50-102.50      96.10

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4    156-165     158    180.00-185.00     183.70

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4    105-115     110    135.00-152.50     143.35

    9    135-145     140    140.00-165.00     147.06

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      122       122       132.50         132.50

    1      130       130       125.00         125.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4     71-75       72     50.00-65.00       53.91   Thin

   10     83-90       86    100.00-115.00     107.20

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4    130-145     136    170.00-185.00     173.85

 

              Replacement Nannies/Does Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       80        80       250.00         250.00

   10    100-181     159    175.00-265.00     196.78

 

              Replacement Bucks/Billies Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4    100-185     141    235.00-295.00     267.39

 

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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