New Holland Sheep and Goat

10/5/2012 3:00 PM

LN_LS320
New Holland, PA Mon Oct 1, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, October 1, 2012

Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 1979 Last week: 1984 Year Ago: 1266
Goat Receipts: 1736 Last week: 2248 Year Ago: 1758

***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 mostly
5.00-10.00 higher with good demand. Slaughter ewes traded mostly steady with
moderate demand. Supplies were about steady compared to last week. Slaughter
supply consisted of 76 percent lambs, 16 percent slaughter ewes, and 8 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 50-60 lbs 150.00-168.00; 60-70 lbs 146.00-162.00; 70-80 lbs 128.00-148.00;
80-85 lbs 128.00-148.00; 90-110 lbs 124.00-140.00; 120 lbs 126.00. Wooled and
Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 55 lbs 120.00-136.00; 65 lbs 122.00; 70-80 lbs
118.00-130.00; 80-90 lbs 112.00-130.00; 90-110 lbs 106.00-117.00; 110-125 lbs
110.00-118.00; 130 lbs 108.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 1-3 Medium Flesh 120-160 lbs 62.00-68.00; 170-200 lbs
58.00-76.00; 200-210 lbs 55.00-76.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 105 lbs 60.00;
130-155 lbs 38.00-50.00; 165 lbs 5.000-52.00; 200-210 lbs 46.00-54.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week`s sale, slaughter kids sold mostly
5.00-10.00 higher. Nannies sold 5.00-10.00 higher. Demand was moderate
for goats overall. All Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40 lbs 98.00; 50 lbs 100.00-104.00; 65 lbs
120.00-138.00; 70-75 lbs 124.00-150.00; 80-85 lbs 128.00-148.00; 90-95 lbs
130.00-152.00; 100 lbs 122.00-127.00. Selection 2 40-45 lbs 56.00-78.00;
50-55 lbs 74.00-88.00; 60-65 lbs 82.00-104.00; 70-100 lbs 100.00-126.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-125 lbs 138.00-165.00; 130-150
lbs 144.00-165.00. Selection 2 90-125 lbs 116.00-137.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 140 lbs 180.00-222.00; 150-165
lbs 167.00-185.00. Selection 2 110-140 lbs 132.00-168.00; 150-165 lbs 162.00-
187.
Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1 80-125 lbs 170.00-206.00; 125-155 lbs
208.00-262.00. Selection 2 80-125 lbs 120.00-185.00; 125-150 lbs 142.00-
202.00.

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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