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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

 

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Aug 27, 2014    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 08/27/2014

 

****  SHEEP  ****

 

Receipts:  383    Two Weeks Ago (8/13):  633   Year Ago: No Report

 

Compared to the sale reported two weeks ago (8/13) slaughter lambs over 100 lbs. 3.00-5.00 higher, under 100 lbs. steady.  Slaughter ewes 5.00 higher, slaughter bucks steady on limited receipts. Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 80 percent slaughter lambs, no feeder lambs, 16.5 percent slaughter ewes, 1 percent slaughter bucks. 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

    4    140-145     142    153.50-155.50     154.52

    2      155       155       154.50         154.50

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   34      105       105       146.00         146.00   Hair Sheep

   74    112-123     119    153.00-156.00     154.68

   43    133-140     136    155.00-156.00     155.47

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   34       73        73       177.50         177.50

   14       73        73       170.00         170.00   Hair Sheep

    4       87        87       170.00         170.00

   54     93-109     102    153.00-170.00     156.94

   17      138       138       137.50         137.50   Gaunt

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8     50-56       54    195.00-215.00     208.77

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2    225-240     232     65.00-66.00       65.52

 

               Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      155       155        85.00          85.00

   17    171-173     171     78.00-90.00       80.85

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7    123-150     127     66.00-69.00       66.51

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   22    140-158     149     65.00-80.00       72.10

 

                      Slaughter Ewes Cull 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       84        84        20.00          20.00

 

                        Slaughter Bucks 

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      195       195        75.00          75.00

    1      180       180        65.00          65.00   Gaunt

    1      210       210        77.50          77.50

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 224    Two Weeks Ago (8/13): 207    Year Ago: No Report

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with very good demand.  Receipts included 91 percent slaughter kids, 5.8 percent slaughter nannies, 1.3 percent slaughter bucks.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   13     60-69       66    125.00-137.50     134.35

   39     70-77       71    137.50-145.00     144.03

   15       85        85       165.00         165.00

    9       92        92       182.50         182.50

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8     42-45       44     97.50-100.00      98.71

    2       72        72       130.00         130.00

    3       90        90       165.00         165.00

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       47        47        85.00          85.00

    2       55        55       120.00         120.00

   16     70-77       73    122.50-125.00     124.01

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7     50-53       53    102.50-105.00     104.66

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   25     40-46       43     70.00-75.00       70.64

   26     54-55       55        85.00          85.00

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      137       137       157.50         157.50

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      130       130       130.00         130.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5      105       105       105.00         105.00

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      160       160       185.00         185.00

 

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      130       130       155.00         155.00

    1      190       190       150.00         150.00

 

                  Slaughter Whethers Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      115       115       207.50         207.50

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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