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New Holland, PA Mon Jan 21, 2012 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, January 21, 2012
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 1697 Last Monday: 2359 Year Ago: 2193
Goat Receipts: 1833 Last Monday: 1847 Year Ago: 1813

***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
10.00-20.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter ewes traded mostly steady
on good demand. Prices dropping this week as get away from the holidays.
Slaughter supply consisted of 77 percent lambs, 18 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 182.00-190.00; 60-70 lbs 165.00-175.00; 70-80 lbs 180.00-190.00.
Wooled and Shorn Choice and Prime 3-4 50-60 lbs fancy 217.00-250.00, fancy
hair lambs 237.00-242.00; 60-70 lbs fancy 217.00-235.00. Wooled and Shorn
Good and Choice 1-3 60-80 lbs 145.00-157.00, hair lambs 140.00-150.00; 80-110
lbs 120.00-147.00, hair lambs 120.00; 100-120 lbs 152.00. Wooled and Shorn
Utility and Good 1-2 60 lbs 132.00; 80-120 lbs 110.00-118.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-170 lbs 78.00-90.00. Utility 1-2
Thin Flesh 125-150 lbs 50.00-80.00; 160-195 lbs 52.00-72.00; 225-250 lbs
62.00-67.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 105-160 lbs 48.00-85.00; 200-210 lbs 67.00-100.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid goats sold
mostly 10.00-20.00 lower with moderate demand. Nanny goats sold
10.00-20.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter billies sold mostly
weak. Slaughter supply consisted of 60 percent Slaughter Kids, 25
percent Slaughter Nannies, and 15 percent bucks/billies and wethers.
All Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-45 lbs 90.00-100.00; 50-55 lbs 110.00-
118.00; 60-80 lbs 124.00-144.00; 80-110 lbs 152.00-165.00. Selection 2
40-45 lbs 76.00-90.00; 50-55 lbs 85.00-102.00; 60-80 lbs 106.00-124.00;
80-100 lbs 117.00-152.00. Selection 3 40-45 lbs 52.00-65.00; 50-55 lbs
67.00-80.00; 60-80 lbs 88.00-102.00; 90 lbs 94.00-100.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 100-125 lbs 130.00-157.00; 130-
140 lbs 142.00-170.00. Selection 2 85-120 lbs 105.00-130.00; 130 lbs
132.00. Selection 3 75 lbs 75.00; 85-110 lbs 88.00-105.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-145 lbs 165.00-200.00; 150-
175 lbs 207.00-225.00. Selection 2 100-145 lbs 110.00-165.00; 150-155
lbs 150.00-167.00.
Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1 85-120 lbs 227.00-242.00; 120-160 lbs
242.00-262.00. Selection 2 80-130 lbs 147.00-210.00.

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
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS320.txt

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