New Holland Sheep and Goat

9/21/2013 3:00 PM

LN_LS320
New Holland, PA Mon Sep 16, 2013 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, September 16, 2013
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 1923 Last Monday: 1815 Year Ago: 2002
Goat Receipts: 1513 Last Monday: 1315 Year Ago: 1838

***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. Slaughter ewes traded mostly
10.00-20.00 higher. Demand was good for all classes. Slaughter
supply consisted of 80 percent lambs, 13 percent slaughter ewes,
and 7 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 40-60 lbs 140.00-162.00, hair sheep 157.00-
180.00; 60-80 lbs 154.00-190.00; 90-110 lbs 156.00-162.00.
Wooled and Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 40-60 lbs 128.00-135.00,
hair sheep 130.00-152.00; 60-80 lbs 134.00-146.00, hair sheep
130.00-160.00; 80-110 lbs 130.00-148.00, hair sheep 134.00-
138.00; 110-130 lbs 126.00-146.00; 140-160 lbs 120.00-134.00.
Wooled and Shorn Utility and Good 1-2 40-60 lbs hair sheep
110.00-128.00; 60-80 lbs 126.00-130.00, hair sheep 114.00-130.00;
80-110 lbs 114.00-128.00, hair sheep 110.00-128.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 100-120 lbs hair sheep
54.00-74.00; 120-160 lbs 56.00-86.00, hair sheep 60.00-74.00;
200-210 lbs 58.00-60.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 100-120 lbs
36.00-52.00; 130-160 lbs 44.00-54.00; Cull 1-2 80-120 lbs 22.00-
40.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 110-120 lbs hair sheep 97.00-104.00; 120-160
lbs hair sheep 68.00-104.00; 140-160 lbs 56.00-90.00; 160-200
lbs 50.00-84.00; 170-200 lbs hair sheep 92.00-97.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid
goats sold mostly steady to 10.00 lower on a light test.
Slaughter Nanny goats sold mostly steady. Slaughter billies
sold mostly steady. Demand was moderate for all classes.
Slaughter supply consisted of 55 percent Slaughter Kids,
34 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 11 percent bucks/billies and
whethers. All Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 126.00-134.00; 60-80
lbs 130.00-152.00; 80-110 lbs 140.00-162.00. Selection 2 40-60
lbs 100.00-126.00; 60-80 lbs 107.00-126.00. Selection 3 40-60 lbs
50.00-94.00; 60-80 lbs 71.00-100.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-130 lbs 154.00-172.00;
130-150 lbs 140.00-178.00. Selection 2 80-130 lbs 114.00-150.00;
130-150 lbs 137.00-140.00. Selection 3 70-80 lbs 76.00-92.00; 80-
120 lbs 92.00-112.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 125-150 lbs 205.00-212.00;
150-190 lbs 200.00-275.00. Selection 2 100-150 lbs 162.00-200.00;
150-175 lbs 172.00-200.00. Selection 3 110-130 lbs 97.00-170.00.

Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1 70-80 lbs 150.00-195.00; 80-110
lbs 257.00-310.00; 110-150 lbs 276.00-320.00. Selection 2 70-80 lbs
130.00-150.00; 85-110 lbs 170.00-210.00.

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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