New Holland Sheep and Goat

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New Holland, PA Mon Dec 10, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, December 10, 2012

Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 2348 Last week: 1679 Year Ago: 2718
Goat Receipts: 2925 Last week: 1452 Year Ago: 2957

***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
20.00-30.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter ewes traded mostly 5.00-
10.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter supply consisted of 84 percent
lambs, 11 percent slaughter ewes, and 5 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 50-60 lbs 167.00-190.00; 60-80 lbs 160.00-168.00; 103 lbs 142.00. Wooled
and Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 50-60 lbs 137.00-150.00; 60-110 lbs 124.00-
148.00; 110-130 lbs 118.00-130.00; 132 lbs 112.00. Wooled and Shorn Utility
and Good 1-2 60-65 lbs 118.00-134.00; 70-90 lbs 110.00-124.00; 90-125 lbs
105.00-118.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-110 lbs 76.00-100.00; 110-150
lbs 76.00-90.00; 150-200 lbs 71.00-90.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 104 lbs
70.00; 125-160 lbs 56.00-70.00; 160-200 lbs 54.00-62.00; 204 lbs 66.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 90-150 lbs 78.00-102.00; 160-200 lbs 60.00-88.00;
200-250 lbs 54.00-84.00.

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 62 percent Slaughter Kids,
22 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 16 percent miscellaneous stock. All
Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-45 lbs 76.00-82.00; 50-80 lbs 112.00-
128.00; 80-100 lbs 126.00-146.00. Selection 2 40-50 lbs 64.00-76.00; 50-70
lbs 86.00-106.00; 70-80 lbs 96.00-110.00; 80-100 lbs 104.00-124.00.
Selection 3 40-50 lbs 55.00-66.00; 60-80 lbs 76.00-88.00; 80-100 lbs 80.00-
90.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 100-125 lbs 126.00-155.00; 130-140
lbs 132.00-150.00. Selection 2 80-125 lbs 112.00-128.00; 130-140 lbs
126.00-134.00. Selection 3 90-110 lbs 90.00-108.00; 130 lbs 94.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 130-145 lbs 188.00-252.00; 150-
180 lbs 190.00-292.00. Selection 2 110-145 lbs 120.00-200.00; 150-160 lbs
160.00-192.00.
Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1 125-145 lbs 227.00-260.00; 150-175 lbs
270.00-312.00. Selection 2 90-110 lbs 200.00-207.00; 110-130 lbs 212.00-
220.00.

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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