Kalona Sheep Auction
USDA - Wed Mar 20, 4:24PM CDT
NW_LS331
Des Moines, IA    Wed Mar 20, 2019    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News
 
Kalona Sales Barn:  Kalona, Iowa
Weighted Average Report for 03/20/2019

****    SHEEP    ****
 
Receipts:  841    Last Week:  572    Year Ago:  763
 
Compared to the previous Wednesday slaughter lambs 110-165 lbs. 
4.00-5.00 higher, 30-100 lbs. 20.00-45.00 lower.  Slaughter ewes 
steady to 3.00 lower on thiner ewes, slaughter bucks steady.  Trade 
active with very good demand. Receipts included 74 percent 
slaughter lambs, 13.9 percent slaughter ewes, 1 percent slaughter 
bucks.  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
    8       26        26       187.50         187.50
    6       27        27       202.50         202.50
   75     35-48       42    207.50-237.50     227.92
  136     34-59       53    220.00-245.00     230.95
  127     60-69       65    217.50-232.50     223.04
   27     73-79       75    190.00-227.50     200.76

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   52     72-78       74    215.00-227.50     220.89
   34     80-87       84    192.50-226.00     212.39
   31     90-108      95    169.00-185.00     176.24
    5      115       115       192.50         192.50

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8     92-102      98    200.00-207.50     204.37
   10    120-125     122    152.00-170.00     161.86
   15    130-148     143    149.00-160.00     154.07

           Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice and Prime 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   38    150-190     179    137.50-153.00     142.63

                Slaughter Lambs Wooled Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16       79        79       190.00         190.00

                     Slaughter Ewes Good 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    110-140     120     70.00-81.00       74.28
   32    174-195     189     65.00-90.00       69.23
   18    200-240     218     70.00-96.00       83.95

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    130-150     141     57.50-61.00       59.57
   18    160-180     168     35.00-66.00       53.50

                    Slaughter Ewes Utility 1-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      100       100        70.00          70.00
   21    125-150     137     67.50-85.00       71.01
   47    165-196     179     65.00-70.00       68.06
   29    205-230     211     50.00-69.00       65.89

Slaughter Bucks:
    8 hd  210-300 lbs. 72.50-83.00

***   GOATS   ***

Receipts: 793   Last Week: 810      Year Ago: 468

All goats sold on a per head basis.  Trade very active with very
good demand.  Receipts included 72 percent slaughter kids,
25.9 percent slaughter nannies, 1 percent slaughter billies.

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9     30-35       34     82.50-120.00      95.48
   13     40-45       43    127.50-155.00     136.98
   29     50-57       53    150.00-197.50     177.62
   21     60-65       62    180.00-210.00     194.63
    9     70-77       73    155.00-195.00     173.54
   10     80-85       82    185.00-195.00     188.75

                  Slaughter Kids Selection 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   31       50        50       166.00         166.00

                    Slaughter Kids Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
  309     30-36       32     55.00-70.00       61.68
   30     40-41       41     95.00-115.00     114.02
    3     50-57       55    140.00-162.50     146.86
    3       65        65    150.00-160.00     156.67
    2       85        85       140.00         140.00

              Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27     95-202     126    142.50-225.00     166.33
   31    130-180     152    160.00-200.00     177.76

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   28     87-127     111    100.00-140.00     128.86
   46    131-172     146    125.00-165.00     147.93

                Slaughter Nannies/Does Selection 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4     72-77       74     70.00-85.00       77.75
   40     75-105      93     30.00-60.00       53.00 Thin
   26     93-127     112     95.00-122.50     108.67
    7    137-140     137    120.00-122.50     122.14

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      145       145    225.00-240.00     232.50

               Slaughter Bucks/Billies Selection 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      117       117       200.00         200.00

                  Slaughter Whethers Selection 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     95-100      97    210.00-240.00     220.34
    1       85        85       200.00         200.00
    5       84        84       200.00         200.00
    1      110       110       240.00         240.00


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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