New Holland Sheep and Goat

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New Holland, PA Mon Jul 30, 2012 USDA-PA Dept of Ag Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, July 30, 2012

Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 2029 Last week: 3158 Year Ago: 1981
Goat Receipts: 3398 Last week: 2188 Year Ago: 1645

***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 Monday, slaughter lambs sold 10.00-
15.00 lower, while mature sheep traded 5.00-10.00 lower. Demand was light in
response to the 4 weeks of fasting for the Ramadan Holiday. Slaughter supply
consisted of 70 percent lambs, 28 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.

NON-TRADITIONAL:
Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional Markets: Wooled & Shorn Choice and Prime
2-3 40-60 lbs 160.00-187.00; 60-80 lbs 146.00-180.00; 80-90 lbs 136.00-
158.00; 90-110 lbs 122.00-140.00; 110-130 lbs 116.00-118.000. Wooled & Shorn
Choice 2-3 40-60 lbs 140.00-180.00; 60-80 lbs 98.00-120.00; 80-90 lbs
116.00-144.00; 90-110 lbs 86.00-118.00; 110-130 lbs 80.00-112.00; 130-150 lbs
85.00-98.00.

Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3: Medium Flesh 120-160 lbs 60.00-68.00; 160-200
lbs 49.00-50.00; 200-300 lbs 44.00-54.00. Utility 1-2: Thin Flesh 120-160 lbs
40.00-52.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week's sale, slaughter kid goats sold
20.00-40.00 lower wile nannies and billies sold 15.00-30.00 lower. Demand was
light in response to the fasting period for the Ramadan Holiday. Slaughter
Supply consisted of 75 percent kids, 15 percent nannies, 5 percent billies, 4
percent whethers and 1 percent miscellaneous. All goats are sold by the head,
on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 86.00-114.00; 60-80 lbs 88.00-
112.00; 80-100 lbs 108.00-118.00; 100-120 lbs 102.00-116.00. Selection 2 40-
60 lbs 70.00-78.00; 60-80 lbs 98.00-118.00; 80-100 lbs 90.00-112.00; 100-120
lbs 105.00-118.00. Selection 3 40-60 lbs 50.00-62.00; 60-80 lbs 60.00-
82.00; 80-100 lbs 80.00-96.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 130-180 lbs 106.00-120.00. Selection
2 80-130 lbs 84.00-106.00; 130-180 lbs 86.00-92.00. Selection 3 50-80 lbs
50.00-68.00; 80-130 lbs 62.00-76.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 132.00-142.00; 150-250
lbs 196.00-200.00. Selection 2 150-250 lbs 147.00-152.00. Selection 3 100-
150 lbs 112.00-120.00.
Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 230.00-250.00.

Source: USDA Dept. of Ag Market News, New Holland-Lancaster County, PA
Levi Geyer, OIC / Cell 202-744-6499
Jodee Inman, Market Reporter/Office 717-354-2391
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS145.txt

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