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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Apr 15, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market:

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 04/15/2015

 

**** SHEEP  ****

 

Receipts:  346     Two Weeks Ago (4/1): 762        Year Ago:  1020

 

Compared to the last sale reported two weeks ago (4/1) slaughter lambs mostly steady, slaughter ewes unevenly steady.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 73 percent slaughter lambs, 26.5 percent slaughter ewes.  All lambs sold to unconditional slaughter with the bulk 35-72 lbs. 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

    3    100-107     105    170.00-185.00     174.78

    1      115       115       150.00         150.00

    3      133       133       157.50         157.50

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   13     80-85       83    207.00-220.00     212.06

 

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   42     63-68       65    225.00-230.00     226.86

    7       72        72       227.50         227.50

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   55     53-59       56    227.50-230.00     229.38

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12     51-56       55    235.00-240.00     236.16

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Utility and Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   79     30-48       44    200.00-237.50     227.07

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      177       177        85.00          85.00

    7    208-215     212     75.00-77.50       76.05

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6    218-235     221     65.00-80.00       68.81   Fleshy

 

               Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      160       160        75.00          75.00

   21      215       215     76.00-77.50       76.14

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      105       105        77.50          77.50

   17    101-147     132     75.00-95.00       83.03

    5    115-165     143     55.00-80.00       71.99

    1      215       215        62.50          62.50

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   17    153-155     153        80.00          80.00

    5    185-190     188     72.50-80.00       77.00

 

                Slaughter Ewes Cull and Utility 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      140       140        42.50          42.50

    1      180       180        45.00          45.00

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 209     Two Weeks Ago (4/1): 297        Year Ago: 273

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Receipts included 68 percent slaughter kids, 30.6 percent slaughter nannies.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    9       55        55       175.00         175.00

    4     60-65       64    195.00-200.00     198.82

    1       85        85       225.00         225.00

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       32        32        85.00          85.00

    5       49        49       157.50         157.50

    7       50        50       145.00         145.00

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   21     30-31       30     67.50-70.00       68.11

   65     44-45       45    115.00-125.00     120.44

    2       52        52       122.50         122.50

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      125       125       185.00         185.00

   11    135-200     155    197.50-247.50     227.88

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      197       197       200.00         200.00

    1      160       160       215.00         215.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7     90-125     102    130.00-160.00     142.38

    6    139-150     141    150.00-170.00     153.55

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   15    102-115     103    122.50-135.00     129.80

    1      135       135       125.00         125.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11    106-125     112     95.00-125.00     104.94

    3    130-135     133     95.00-120.00     111.88

 

                  Slaughter Whethers Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      160       160       315.00         315.00

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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