New Holland Cattle

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New Holland, PA Thu Nov 29, 2012 USDA - Market News
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, November 29, 2012

Cattle Calves
This Week: 1097 707
Last Week: 282 0
Last Year: 1102 693
When compared to last Thursday`s sale, slaughter steers sold steady
to 2.00 higher compared to a light test last week. Demand was good.
Slaughter Holsteins firm compared to two weeks ago. None offered last week.
Slaughter heifers steady compared to a very light test last week. Buyer
activity was good. Slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher compared to
a light test last week. Demand was good. Cattle supplies included 345
slaughter steers; 139 heifers; 554 cows; 47 bulls; and 12 feeder cattle.
All prices per cwt.
Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1200-1575 lbs 129.50-132.75.
Choice 2-3 1270-1600 lbs 123.00-128.75. Select 1-3 1180-1600 lbs 116.00-
122.75.
Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 2-4 1500-1650 lbs 108.50-
112.00. Choice 2-3 1450-1600 lbs 104.00-107.50. Select 1-3 1400-1600 lbs
99.00-104.00.
Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 Few 1350-1550 lbs 124.00-
125.75. Choice 2-3 1300-1400 lbs 120.00-121.50. Select 1-3 1250-1350 lbs
114.00-119.00.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg. Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Premium White 65-75 72.00-76.00 81.00-85.50 66.00-71.50
Breakers 75-80 70.00-74.50 78.00-80.00 63.00-69.50
Boners 80-85 70.00-74.50 76.00 65.50-69.50
Lean 88-90 65.00-69.50 70.00-72.00 55.00-64.50
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 920-1675 lbs average dress 82.50-85.50;
high dress 90.00-91.00; low dress 79.50-82.00.
Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Graded bull calves sold mostly 10.00-
20.00 lower compared to two weeks ago on moderate demand. Heifers sold
mostly 20.00-30.00 lower on moderate demand compared to two weeks ago.
Ag Market News LLC under the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 509 head for
this Thursday's graded sale. One hundred percent supply Holstein calves
unless otherwise noted. All prices per cwt.
Graded Bull Calves: Number 1 90-128 lbs 102.00-113.00; 86-92 lbs
75.00-80.00. Number 2 98-128 lbs 95.00-107.00; 80-96 lbs 72.00-80.00.
Number 3 100-130 lbs 70.00-87.00; 80-98 lbs 50.00-62.00; 72-78 lbs 25.00.
Utility 90-110 lbs 30.00-35.00; 60-88 lbs 17.00-25.00.
Holstein Heifer Calves: 120-125 lbs 90.00-100.00; 105 lbs 122.00;
90-95 lbs 110.00-115.00. Number 2 85-100 lbs 75.00-85.00. Non tubing
15.00-30.00.

Source: USDA Ag Market News, New Holland-Lancaster County, PA
Levi Geyer OIC / Cell 717-406-7350 / 717-354-2391
John Stacy, Market Reporter/ Office 717-354-2391
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS142.txt
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