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New Holland Sheep and Goat

4/7/2013 3:00 PM

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New Holland, PA Mon Mar 25, 2013 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, March 25, 2013
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 1222 Last Monday: 3307 Year Ago: 2599
Goat Receipts: 1284 Last Monday: 2821 Year Ago: 2185

***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 week, slaughter lambs sold
mostly 10.00-20.00 higher on a very light test. Slaughter ewes traded
5.00-10.00 lower on a light test. Demasnd was moderate for all classes.
Slaughter supply consisted of 78 percent lambs, 20 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 40-50 lbs 170.00-175.00, hair sheep 150.00-155.00; 50-70 lbs
152.00-180.00, hair sheep 155.00-175.00; 70-90 lbs 155.00-170.00, hair
sheep 164.00-180.00; 90-110 lbs hair sheep 152.00-168.00. Wooled and
Shorn Choice and Prime 3-4 40-50 lbs 187.00-195.00; 50-70 lbs 185.00-
220.00, hair sheep 170.00-182.00; 70-80 lbs 185.00-210.00. Wooled and
Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 40-50 lbs 142.00-160.00; 50-70 lbs hair sheep
130.00-147.00; 70-90 lbs 135.00-150.00; 90-110 lbs 120.00-150.00, hair
sheep 128.00-136.00; 110-125 lbs 126.00-136.00, hair sheep 114.00-
146.00. Wooled and Shorn Utility and Good 1-2 125-150 lbs 96.00-102.00;
150-160 lbs 98.00-108.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-120 lbs hair sheep 60.00-
64.00; 120-140 lbs 60.00-70.00; 160-180 lbs 62.00-72.00. Utility 1-2
Thin Flesh 90-120 lbs 45.00-55.00; 120-150 lbs hair sheep 54.00-58.00;
175-200 lbs 48.00-60.00; 220-250 lbs 46.00-52.00. Cull 1-2 Thin Flesh
125-150 lbs 30.00-44.00; 140-150 lbs hair sheep 30.00-37.00; 160-200
lbs 35.00-42.00; 200-250 lbs 30.00-40.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 180-200 lbs 70.00-72.00, hair sheep 55.00-57.00;
200-250 lbs 54.00-60.00, hair sheep 40.00-58.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid goats
sold mostly 10.00-20.00 higher compared last week o a very light test.
Nanny goats sold mostly 10.00-20.00 higher on a very light test.
Slaughter billies sold mostly 10.00-20.00 higher compared to last week.
Demand was moderate for all classes. Slaughter supply consisted of 40
percent Slaughter Kids, 36 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 24 percent
bucks/billies and wethers. All Goats are sold by the head on estimated
weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 98.00-130.00; 60-70 lbs
130.00-154.00; 70-90 lbs 142.00-167.00. Selection 2 40-60 lbs 50.00-
98.00; 60-70 lbs 97.00-120.00; 70-90 lbs 97.00-132.00; 90-130 lbs
107.00-132.00. Selection 3 40-60 lbs 32.00-50.00; 60-70 lbs 62.00-
67.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-125 lbs 130.00-162.00;
130-150 lbs 135.00-170.00. Selection 2 110-125 lbs 107.00-127.00;
130-150 lbs 100.00-130.00. Selection 3 110-125 lbs 50.00-107.00;
130-150 lbs 90.00-100.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 130-150 lbs 217.00-220.00;
150-180 lbs 207.00-265.00. Selection 2 130-150 lbs 135.00-200.00;
150-200 lbs 157.00-205.00.

Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1 80-100 lbs 225.00-247.00; 100-150
lbs 225.00-310.00; 150-170 lbs 250.00-270.00. Selection 2 80-100 lbs
197.00-220.00; 100-150 lbs 150.00-205.00.

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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