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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed May 20, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 05/20/2015

 

**** SHEEP ****

 

Receipts:  532    Last Week:  446     Year Ago: Not Reported

 

Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs over 100 lbs.

steady on limited offerings, 80-100 lbs. 10.00-15.00 higher,50-80 lbs.

20.00-25.00 higher. Slaughter Ewes 5.00-10.00 lower, no slaughter bucks the previous week for a comparison, feeder lambs 15.00 higher on very good demand.  Trade active with very good demand. Receipts included 56 percent slaughter lambs, 16.3 percent feeder lambs, 2.4 percent slaughter ewes, 1.8 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

 

    4       97        97       180.00         180.00   Hair Sheep

    2      120       120       170.00         170.00

    3      136       136       172.50         172.50

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   38     80-88       83    176.00-178.00     176.73

   20     92-106      96    180.00-190.00     183.45

    3      115       115       185.00         185.00

 

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   19     90-93       92    166.00-170.00     167.03

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       65        65       190.00         190.00   Hair Sheep

   12     72-74       73    192.50-200.00     195.68

    9       73        73       172.00         172.00   Hair Sheep

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7       66        66    217.50-220.00     218.93

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   30       72        72       174.00         174.00   Hair Sheep

   16     80-88       85    180.00-186.00     183.55

    4      100       100       174.00         174.00

 

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Utility and Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   29       50        50       181.00         181.00   Hair Sheep

   11     64-68       66    185.00-190.00     187.20

   33       62        62       172.00         172.00   Hair Sheep

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   21    162-193     187     70.00-87.50       76.90

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11    130-157     152     65.00-71.00       69.35

    4      167       167        72.50          72.50

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   63    169-198     182     62.50-74.00       66.68

 

Replacement Ewes:

   10 hd running ages  197 lbs.  83.00

 

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   30     41-49       45    220.00-242.50     236.83

   19     50-55       52    215.00-227.50     225.24

   18     60-64       63    193.00-222.50     197.66

    2       70        70       197.50         197.50

   18       84        84       184.00         184.00

 

*** GOATS ***

 

Receipts: 178    Last Week: 343      Year Ago: Not Reported

 

All Goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with very good demand.  Receipts included 86 percent slaughter kids, 12.9 percent slaughter nannies.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       70        70    195.00-210.00     198.75

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12     45-47       46       132.50         132.50

   64     50-55       54    140.00-158.00     156.22

   16     62-68       65    145.00-182.50     173.60

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11       58        58       130.00         130.00

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   22       47        47       127.50         127.50

    9       55        55       120.00         120.00

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      180       180       205.00         205.00

    2      167       167       235.00         235.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      103       103       145.00         145.00

    3    140-167     158    162.50-175.00     171.31

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6      124       124       130.00         130.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2       75        75       100.00         100.00

    3     85-115     105    120.00-125.00     123.65

 

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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