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New Holland, PA Mon Nov 12, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, November 12, 2012

Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 2416 Last week: 1562 Year Ago: 2469
Goat Receipts: 3367 Last week: 1176 Year Ago: 3020

***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
steady with moderate demand. Slaughter ewes traded 5.00-10.00 lower with
moderate demand. Sheep and Lamb supplies were considerably higher than last
week. Slaughter supply consisted of 86 percent lambs, 10 percent slaughter
ewes, and 4 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 65-70 lbs 150.00-152.00; 70-80 lbs 122.00-146.00. Wooled and Shorn Good
and Choice 1-3 55-60 lbs 116.00-126.00; 60-80 lbs 118.00-138.00; 80-110 lbs
114.00-128.00; 110-125 lbs 114.00-124.00; 130-140 lbs 112.00-116.00. Wooled
and Shorn Utility and Good 1-2 60-90 lbs 97.00-112.00; 90-110 lbs 94.00-
110.00; 110-130 lbs 100.00-113.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-120 lbs 68.00-76.00; 120-160 lbs
68.00-80.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 105-160 lbs 48.00-64.00; 160-180 lbs
50.00-58.0; 180-240 lbs 50.00-62.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 90-110 lbs 84.00-108.00; 135-150 lbs 76.00-78.00; 160-190
lbs 50.00-98.00; 200-250 lbs 40.00-76.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week`s sale, slaughter kids sold mostly
5.00-10.00 lower. Nannies sold 10.00-20.00 lower. Demand was moderate for
goats overall. Slaughter supply consisted of 54 percent Slaughter Kids,
29 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 17 percent miscellaneous stock. Demand
continues to improve as clean-up continues after Hurricane Sandy. All
Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-45 lbs 137.00-138.00; 50-55 lbs 136.00-
152.00; 60-65 lbs 124.00-138.00; 70-90 lbs 146.00-162.00; 90-110 lbs 135.00-
150.00; 120 lbs 132.00-140.00. Selection 2 50-55 lbs 118.00-130.00; 60-65
lbs 108.00-115.00; 70-90 lbs 116.00-142.00; 90-110 lbs 130.00-135.00.
Selection 3 40-45 lbs 60.00-76.00; 50-55 lbs 76.00-96.00; 60-65 lbs 66.00-
98.00; 70-75 lbs 90.00-100.00; 90-110 lbs 110.00-126.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 90-125 lbs 126.00-147.00; 130-150
lbs 124.00-142.00. Selection 2 100-125 lbs 110.00-120.00; 140-145 lbs
112.00-125.00. Selection 3 65-75 lbs 80.00-92.00; 100-120 lbs 98.00-110.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 125-145 lbs 194.00-224.00; 150-180
lbs 190.00-234.00. Selection 2 100-145 lbs 150.00-194.00; 150-180 lbs 165.00-
207.00.
Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1 90-120 lbs 155.00-177.00; 120-160 lbs
192.00-242.00; 160-180 lbs 220.00-238.00. Selection 2 80-100 lbs 140.00-
168.00; 100-160 lbs 152.00-190.00; 160-180 lbs 220.00-238.00.

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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