New Holland Sheep and Goat

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New Holland, PA Fri Dec 31, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Friday, December 31, 2012
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 1745 Last Monday: 986 Year Ago: 1479
Goat Receipts: 1919 Last Monday: 779 Year Ago: 2073

***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 week, slaughter lambs sold mostly
40.00-60.00 higher on very good demand. Slaughter ewes traded mostly 20.00-
30.00 higher on very good demand. Prices were sharply higher as buyers
pushed to replenish supply from holiday shortened week last week. Slaughter
supply consisted of 78 percent lambs, 16 percent slaughter ewes, and 6
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 202.00-222.00; 60-70 lbs 180.00-212.00; 70-80 lbs 174.00-190.00;
80-135 lbs 150.00-192.00. Wooled and Shorn Choice and Prime 3-4 53 lbs Fancy
266.00; 60-65 lbs Fancy 255.00-257.00; 89 lbs Fancy 196.00. Wooled and Shorn
Good and Choice 1-3 55-60 lbs 180.00-195.00; 65-70 lbs 160.00-174.00; 70-80
lbs 158.00-166.00; 80-90 lbs 146.00-152.00; 110-130 lbs 136.00-148.00; 155 lbs
150.00. Wooled and Shorn Utility and Good 1-2 82 lbs 130.00; 109 lbs 118.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 100-105 lbs 106.00-110.00; 115-155
lbs 70.00-100.00; 160-190 lbs 72.00-98.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 120-150 lbs
70.00-100.00; 180 lbs 70.00. Cull 1-2 166 lbs 62.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 125-155 lbs 100.00-120.00; 160-190 lbs 60.00-100.00; 200-
225 lbs 66.00-82.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid goats sold
10.00-20.00 higher with very good demand. Nanny goats sold 10.00-20.00
higher, while billies sold 20.00-25.00 higher. Slaughter supply
consisted of 68 percent Slaughter Kids, 15 percent Slaughter Nannies,
and 17 percent bucks/billies and wethers. All Goats are sold by the
head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40 lbs 120.00-150.00; 50-60 lbs 132.00-
158.00; 60-70 lbs 145.00-170.00; 70-80 lbs 157.00-184.00; 80-90 lbs 172.00-
192.00; 100-110 lbs 164.00-187.00. Selection 2 40-60 lbs 88.00-115.00;
60-80 lbs 126.00-147.00; 95 lbs 156.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-125 lbs 160.00-170.00; 130-160
lbs 162.00-172.00. Selection 2 100-125 lbs 150.00-162.00; 130-135 lbs
150.00-164.00. Selection 3 90-110 lbs 126.00-148.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 130-140 lbs 215.00-252.00; 150-
165 lbs 216.00-300.00. Selection 2 130-145 lbs 180.00-217.00.
Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1 70-90 lbs 166.00-182.00; 90-110 lbs
180.00-217.00; 110-150 lbs 220.00-252.00; 150-175 lbs 232.00-242.00.
Selection 2 70-100 lbs 137.00-188.00; 100-150 lbs 160.00-192.00.

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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