New Holland Sheep and Goat

12/9/2012 3:00 PM

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New Holland, PA Mon Dec 3, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, December 3, 2012

Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 1679 Last week: 2245 Year Ago: 1854
Goat Receipts: 1452 Last week: 1999 Year Ago: 1777

***Report format change: Traditional markets refer to lambs that are
subjected to USDA carcass grading, and marketed through mainstream outlets.
Non-Traditional markets refer to lambs destined for slaughter outside of what
would be termed as traditional markets. ***
Sheep and Lambs: When compared to last Monday, slaughter lambs sold mostly
10.00-20.00 higher on good demand. Several very good quality light weight
lambs in the offering. Slaughter ewes traded mostly 5.00-10.00 higher on
good demand. Slaughter supply consisted of 78 percent lambs, 17 percent
slaughter ewes, and 5 percent miscellaneous stock. All sheep and lambs are
destined for non-traditional markets. All sheep and lambs are sold by the
hundred weight, on actual weights.
NON-TRADITIONAL:
Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional Markets: Wooled & Shorn Choice and Prime
2-3 50-60 lbs 170.00-175.00; 60-70 lbs 160.00-182.00; 70-80 lbs 154.00-174.00;
80-90 lbs 138.00-158.00; 90-105 lbs 140.00-160.00. Wooled and Shorn Choice and
Prime 2-4 50-60 lbs 216.00-248.00; 60-65 lbs 220.00-236.00. Wooled and Shorn
Good and Choice 1-3 50-60 lbs 160.00-175.00; 70-80 lbs 140.00-150.00; 80-90
lbs 122.00-130.00; 90-110 lbs 115.00-128.00; 110-120 lbs 112.00-126.00. Wooled
and Shorn Utility and Good 1-2 90-110 lbs 108.00-114.00; 128 lbs 110.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-120 lbs 78.00-90.00; 120-190
lbs 76.00-88.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 90-120 lbs 75.00-80.00; 120-160 lbs
62.00-76.00; 200-215 lbs 64.00-66.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 120-150 lbs 75.00-92.00; 160-200 lbs 80.00-98.00; 200-250
lbs 58.00-66.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week`s sale, slaughter kids sold mostly
5.00-10.00 higher. Nannies sold 10.00-20.00 higher. Demand was good for
goats overall. Slaughter supply consisted of 71 percent Slaughter Kids,
14 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 15 percent miscellaneous stock. All
Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 45 lbs 96.00; 55 lbs 106.00; 60-65 lbs
124.00-135.00; 70-75 lbs 108.00-128.00; 80-100 lbs 110.00-134.00; 120 lbs
120.00. Selection 2 50-55 lbs 88.00-100.00; 60-65 lbs 100.00-118.00; 70-75
lbs 102.00-112.00; 80-100 lbs 90.00-110.00. Selection 3 45 lbs 68.00; 55 lbs
72.00-78.00; 65 lbs 90.00; 70-90 lbs 72.00-90.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 100-125 lbs 124.00-137.00; 130-140
lbs 122.00-140.00. Selection 2 100-110 lbs 90.00-92.00. Selection 3 90-100
lbs 74.00-80.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 135 lbs 158.00-175.00; 160 lbs
184.00. Selection 2 120-135 lbs 137.00-158.00.
Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1 90-125 lbs 146.00-208.00; 130-155 lbs
172.00-245.00. Selection 2 100-110 lbs 128.00-148.00; 120 lbs 160.00.

Source: USDA Dept. of Ag Market News, New Holland-Lancaster County, PA
Levi Geyer, OIC / Cell 717-406-7350
John Stacy, Market Reporters/Office 717-354-2391
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