New Holland Sheep and Goat

12/28/2012 3:00 PM

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New Holland, PA Fri Dec 21, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Friday, December 21, 2012
*** Special Holiday Sheep and Goat Sale ***

Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 986 Last Monday: 3891 Year Ago: No Report
Goat Receipts: 779 Last Monday: 3480 Year Ago: No Report

***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 Monday's sale, slaughter lambs sold mostly
5.00-10.00 lower on moderate demand and a very light test. Slaughter ewes
traded mostly 10.00-20.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter supply
consisted of 58 percent lambs, 40 percent slaughter ewes, and 2 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.
Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional Markets: Wooled & Shorn Choice and Prime
2-3 50-60 lbs 155.00-176.00; 60-70 lbs 148.00-164.00; 70-80 lbs 156.00-172.00;
80-90 lbs 134.00-140.00. Wooled and Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 50-60 lbs
146.00-147.00; 60-80 lbs 120.00-136.00; 80-90 lbs 116.00-124.00; 90-110 lbs
104.00-116.00; 110-120 lbs 96.00-104.00. Wooled and Shorn Utility and Good
1-2 80-90 lbs 100.00-102.00; 90-110 lbs 90.00-102.00; 110-140 lbs 94.00-98.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 103 lbs 76.00; 110 lbs 72.00; 110-
160 lbs 58.00-70.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 100-160 lbs 54.00-66.00; 160-185
lbs 50.00-64.00. Cull 1-2 100-160 lbs 28.00-50.00; 160-190 lbs 44.00-50.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 120-150 lbs 82.00-108.00; 160-175 lbs 50.00-74.00; 200-
245 lbs 46.00-72.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to Monday`s sale, slaughter kid goats sold
sharply higher on a lighter supply. Kids traded mostly 20.00-30.00 higher
with very good demand. Nanny goats sold steady to 5.00 higher, while
billies sold 20.00-25.00 higher. Slaughter supply consisted of 50 percent
Slaughter Kids, 40 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 10 percent
bucks/billies. All Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 120.00-138.00; 60-80 lbs 136.00-
162.00; 80-100 lbs 158.00-172.00; 100-120 lbs 172.00-200.00; 120-140 lbs
184.00-212.00. Selection 2 20-40 lbs 78.00-92.00; 40-60 lbs 96.00-138.00;
60-80 lbs 122.00-140.00; 80-100 lbs 134.00-152.00. Selection 3 20-40 lbs
40.00-72.00; 40-60 lbs 74.00-100.00; 60-80 lbs 102.00-130.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 80-130 lbs 140.00-146.00; 130-160
lbs 140.00-152.00. Selection 2 80-130 lbs 126.00-138.00; 130-160 lbs 136.00-
138.00. Selection 3 50-80 lbs 76.00-90.00; 80-130 lbs 98.00-120.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 162.00-200.00; 150-
200 lbs 245.00-300.00. Selection 2 150-200 lbs 200.00-250.00.
Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1-2 100-150 lbs 140.00-180.00; 150-200 lbs
192.00-222.00.

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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