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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Dec 17, 2014    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 12/17/2014

 

****  SHEEP  ****

 

Receipts:  258    Last Week:  453    Year Ago:  523

 

Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs 135-155 lbs.

5.00-8.00 lower, 70-90 lbs. steady, other weights to lightly tested for a trend.  Limited slaughter ewes steady, feeder lambs steady. Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 70 percent slaughter lambs, 17.4 percent feeder lambs, 6.9 percent slaughter ewes, 5 percent replacement ewes.  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

   12      123       123       155.00         155.00

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      125       125       148.00         148.00

   18      139       139       147.00         147.00

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   40    150-195     156    130.00-144.00     139.28

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       71        71       192.50         192.50   Hair Sheep

   19     80-82       81    192.50-195.00     193.83

   18      137       137       143.00         143.00

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       53        53       235.00         235.00

   35       71        71    207.50-212.50     208.21

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      130       130        80.00          80.00

    7    175-198     195     84.00-85.00       84.13

    3    205-222     216     90.00-92.50       90.79

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2    105-140     122     75.00-85.00       79.29

 

Replacement Ewes:

   13 hd black face young 193, Jan Lambs      230.00/hd

 

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11       53        53       197.50         197.50

   21      104       104       164.00         164.00

 

                 Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8       88        88       178.00         178.00

    4      101       101       155.50         155.50

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 292    Last Week: 135     Year Ago: 163

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 92 percent slaughter kids,4 percent slaughter nannies, 2.3 percent slaughter billies.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       28        28        60.00          60.00

   30     37-38       38     80.00-95.00       92.92

   47     51-59       55    130.00-155.00     141.87

   40     61-65       63    160.00-165.00     163.43

   21     72-75       73    170.00-175.00     172.43

   24     80-85       81    160.00-182.50     177.61

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   13     41-43       41    105.00-110.00     106.20

    8       50        50       115.00         115.00

    5       78        78       137.50         137.50

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       30        30        75.00          75.00

   11     46-49       48    105.00-112.50     110.55

   24     60-68       65    132.50-155.00     149.17

    4     72-75       74    110.00-130.00     122.45

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5       35        35        30.00          30.00

    3       46        46        95.00          95.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8    110-126     116    132.50-147.50     140.39

    4    168-170     168    165.00-170.00     168.74

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      110       110       195.00         195.00

    4    190-235     211    205.00-235.00     223.22

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

        

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