New Holland Sheep and Goat

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New Holland, PA Mon Apr 15, 2013 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, April 15, 2013
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 2326 Last Monday: 1786 Year Ago: 1808
Goat Receipts: 1369 Last Monday: 1217 Year Ago: 1425

***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 steady to 10.00 higher compared last week. Slaughter ewes
traded weak compared to last week. Demand was good for all classes.
Slaughter supply consisted of 75 percent lambs, 22 percent slaughter
ewes, and 3 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 200.00-210.00; 40-60 lbs hair sheep 182.00-200.00;
50-70 lbs 174.00-200.00; 60-70 lbs hair sheep 162.00-180.00; 70-90 lbs
182.00-195.00, hair sheep 167.00-187.00; 90-110 lbs 165.00-188.00;
110-130 lbs 160.00-168.00. Wooled and Shorn Choice and Prime 3-4 40-50
lbs 215.00-220.00; 50-60 lbs 200.00-215.00; 60-80 lbs 178.00-182.00.
Wooled and Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 70-90 lbs 134.00-158.00, hair
sheep 152.00-160.00; 90-110 lbs 130.00-152.00, hair sheep 134.00-
140.00; 110-130 lbs 127.00-150.00, hair sheep 130.00-132.00; 130-150
lbs 128.00-134.00; 170-220 lbs 118.00-128.00. Wooled and Shorn Utility
and Good 1-2 100-130 lbs 110.00-120.00; 110-130 lbs 108.00-125.00,
hair sheep 115.00-120.00; 130-150 lbs 108.00-124.00, hair sheep
98.00-102.00; 150-200 lbs 112.00-120.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 110-120 lbs hair sheep 70.00-
85.00; 120-150 lbs 64.00-82.00; 180-200 lbs 58.00-66.00. Utility 1-2
Thin Flesh 110-120 lbs 48.00-67.00; 120-200 lbs 44.00-60.00; 200-230
lbs 46.00-54.00. Cull 1-2 Thin Flesh 130-160 lbs 30.00-44.00; 160-180
lbs 20.00-40.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 145 lbs 76.00; 160-200 lbs 50.00-70.00; 215-250
lbs 42.00-48.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid goats
sold mostly firm compared last week on a light test. Nanny goats sold
mostly firm on a 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 44 percent Slaughter Kids, 34 percent
Slaughter Nannies, and 22 percent bucks/billies and wethers. All Goats
are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 102.00-177.00; 60-80 lbs
130.00-165.00; 90-110 lbs 140.00-167.00 110-130 lbs 155.00-160.00.
Selection 2 40-60 lbs 88.00-100.00; 80-100 lbs 100.00-130.00.
Selection 3 40-60 lbs 70.00-85.00; 60-80 lbs 100.00-110.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-120 lbs 137.00-140.00;
120-150 lbs 142.00-165.00. Selection 2 110-120 lbs 102.00-135.00;
120-150 lbs 120.00-140.00. Selection 3 80-120 lbs 68.00-88.00; 120-
150 lbs 60.00-92.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 130-150 lbs 170.00-187.00;
150-170 lbs 196.00-227.00. Selection 2 130-150 lbs 142.00-167.00;
150-170 lbs 150.00-187.00.

Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1 70-90 lbs 260.00-280.00; 90-110
lbs 280.00-295.00; 110-150 lbs 255.00-295.00. Selection 2 90-110 lbs
135.00-172.00; 110-150 lbs 155.00-185.00.

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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