Kalona Sheep Auction
NW_LS331
Des Moines, IA    Wed Feb 14, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News
 
Kalona Sale Barn: Kalona, Iowa
Weighted Average Report for 02/14/2018

****   SHEEP   ****
 
Receipts:  325    Two Weeks Ago (1/31): 450    Year Ago:  272
 
Compared to the last sale reported two weeks ago (1/31) slaughter 
lambs at most weights steady with several offerings 70-80 lbs. 
15.00 lower.  Slaughter ewes and slaughter bucks mostly steady.  
Trade active with good demand.  Receipts included 54 percent 
slaughter lambs, 30.7 percent slaughter ewes, 1.8 percent slaughter 
bucks, 6.5 percent bottle lambs.  All sheep sold on a per hundred 
weight basis unless noted.

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21       56        56    262.50-275.00     268.45
    8     60-65       62    235.00-255.00     244.60
    5       66        66       250.00 new crop
   20       76        76       227.50 new crop
    2       85        85       217.00 new crop
   21     86-88       87    182.00-197.00     188.34
   10    100-102     101    187.50-197.00     192.30
   24      111       111       158.00         158.00

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      101       101       155.00         155.00
    8      114       114       146.00         146.00

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13     74-75       74    212.50-225.00     222.09

            Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good and Choice 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18     36-49       46    240.00-300.00     252.48
    5       98        98       172.50         172.50

                 Slaughter Lambs Wooled Good 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27     52-59       55    235.00-245.00     239.87

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   15    109-148     124     75.00-97.00       83.04
    9    170-197     177     80.00-85.00       80.53
   19    210-233     223     72.50-85.00       75.42

               Slaughter Ewes Utility and Good 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    170-183     174     75.00-85.00       78.79

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    130-145     137     70.00-80.00       77.07

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    125-155     147     77.50-85.00       79.73
   10    168-175     169     75.00-79.00       78.17

                        Slaughter Bucks  
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      155       155        77.00          77.00
    2    180-190     185     75.00-77.50       76.28
    2    205-250     228     82.50-92.50       87.01
    1      205       205        75.00          75.00   Hair Sheep

Bottle Lambs:
   21 hd mostly buck with a few ewe lambs,
        25.00-50.00 with the bulk 30.00-40.00/hd

***   GOATS   ***

Receipts: 459    Two Weeks Ago (11/31):  585   Year Ago: 331

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade active with good
demand.  Receipts included 20 percent slaughter kids, 19.6 
percent slaughter nannies and does, 1 percent slaughter billies,
59 percent feeder kids.

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6     30-36       35     82.50-95.00       85.67
   14     45-48       48    125.00-145.00     142.64
    1       55        55       140.00         140.00
    4     65-67       66    155.00-162.50     158.81

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     30-35       32     70.00-85.00       75.53
    2       50        50       120.00         120.00
   14     60-63       63    130.00-140.00     130.68
    7     70-78       75    135.00-145.00     138.40

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4     75-77       76    115.00-125.00     120.07

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    131-195     157    180.00-230.00     200.56

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16     80-115      95    100.00-165.00     130.73
   17    130-160     151    150.00-175.00     165.04

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    113-125     117    135.00-140.00     137.90
    4    150-175     160    135.00-140.00     136.37

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1       70        70        80.00          80.00
   25     85-128     112     80.00-110.00      98.70
    1      145       145       105.00         105.00

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    195-240     208    280.00-300.00     290.60

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      165       165       195.00         195.00

                  Slaughter Whethers Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7     75-145      95    165.00-260.00     202.37

                  Slaughter Whethers Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    104-109     106    157.50-160.00     158.93

Feeder Kid Goats:
        Billies: 220  1.00-6.00 with bulk 1.00-2.00
        Boar Cross:   12.00
        Nannies: 50  3.00-15.00 with bulk 8.00-15.00

Source:  USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Wayne Frank, Market Reporter
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS331.txt
 
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