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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Mar 4, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 03/04/2015

 

****   SHEEP  ****

 

Receipts:  85    Last Week:  198    Year Ago:  228

 

Slaughter ewes and bucks steady.  Too few offerings of lambs for a

trend.  Trade active with moderate demand.  Receipts included 30

percent slaughter lambs, 47 percent slaughter ewes, 13 percent

slaughter bucks.  All sheep sold on a per hundred weight basis unless

noted.

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5      113       113       135.00         135.00

 

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    9       56        56       275.00         275.00   New crop

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      155       155        95.00          95.00

    3      165       165     85.00-90.00       88.33

   10    200-233     223     75.00-100.00      81.35

 

               Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      150       150     82.50-92.50       87.50

    4    177-182     181     80.00-90.00       82.45

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    7    130-145     139     75.00-85.00       78.74

    2      165       165        85.00          85.00

 

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6      176       176        95.00          95.00

 

Slaughter Bucks:

   11 head  155-260 lbs.     80.00-97.50

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 276    Last Week: 204   Year Ago: 264

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with good

demand.  Receipts included 2 percent slaughter kids, 51 percent

slaughter nannies, 48 percent feeder kids both nipple and

bucket started.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       55        55       170.00         170.00

    8     65-66       66    182.50-192.50     190.03

    1       85        85       177.50         177.50

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11     50-55       52    145.00-162.50     153.68

   11       60        60       162.50         162.50

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8       47        47       105.00         105.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6     83-107      92    120.00-140.00     129.77

   18    135-170     146    147.50-180.00     158.70

 

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    9    111-115     112    120.00-137.50     134.13

    5    133-150     136    137.50-142.50     141.40

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1       75        75        80.00          80.00

   42     80-123      98     65.00-110.00      91.73

    4    140-160     155    105.00-115.00     112.74

 

Feeder Kids:

   Billie kids       120 hd   7.00-15.00

   Nannie kids       15  hd  12.00-20.00

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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