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Agricultural Marketing

Kalona Sheep & Goat Sale

 

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Apr 23, 2014    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Kalona, IA Sheep & Goat Auction

Weighted Average Report for 04/23/2014

 

****  SHEEP  ****

 

 

Receipts:  144    Last Week:  1020    Year Ago:  1163

 

No trend on slaughter lambs due to limited offerings following the Easter Sale, slaughter ewes steady, limited feeder lambs steady.Trade active with moderate demand.  Receipts included 24 percent slaughter lambs, 20.8 percent slaughter ewes, 43.7 percent feeder lambs, 11 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      135       135       158.00         158.00

 

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4      100       100       160.00         160.00

 

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    9    210-243     233     53.00-56.00       54.56

 

               Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   14    125-157     138     47.50-54.00       50.99

    2      170       170        57.50          57.50

 

Replacement Ewes

   6 hd  184 lbs. black face young             59.00

  10 hd  184 lbs.                              55.00

 

                Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   14       23        23       160.00         160.00

   15     32-37       33    180.00-185.00     181.48

   13       47        47       215.00         215.00

    3       55        55       215.00         215.00

   13       65        65       217.00         217.00

 

                 Feeder Lambs Medium and Large 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       40        40       195.00         195.00

 

***  GOATS  ***

 

Receipts: 300     Last Week: 273     Year Ago: 381

 

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 55 percent slaughter kids, 5 percent slaughter ewes, 40 percent feeder kids.

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4       57        57    137.50-140.00     138.75

    3       76        76       165.00         165.00

    3       86        86       147.50         147.50

 

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   22     55-57       57    127.50-132.50     131.84

    4       68        68       165.00         165.00

    2       70        70       142.50         142.50

 

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6       32        32        40.00          40.00

   40     43-47       47     87.50-94.00       93.21

    4       60        60       127.50         127.50

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      220       220       185.00         185.00

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      120       120       120.00         120.00

    4    132-175     148    105.00-115.00     110.75

 

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5    105-117     110     55.00-85.00       72.21   Thin

    1      130       130        85.00          85.00   Thin

 

                     Feeder Kids Selection 2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   11       31        31        90.00          90.00

   22       43        43        85.00          85.00

 

                     Feeder Kids Selection 3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12       26        26        22.50          22.50

 

Kid Goats

  70 head both Billies and Nannies, young  2.00-6.00

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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