New Holland Sheep and Goat

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New Holland, PA Mon Feb 11, 2013 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, February 11, 2013
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 2045 Last Monday: 1650 Year Ago: 1365
Goat Receipts: 1465 Last Monday: 710 Year Ago: 1269

***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
steady to 10.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter ewes traded mostly
steady on good demand. Slaughter supply consisted of 82 percent lambs,
14 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.
Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional Markets: Wooled & Shorn Choice and
Prime 2-3 50-80 lbs 160.00-184.00; 50-80 lbs hair sheep 172.00-208.00;
80-100 lbs 170.00-182.00, hair sheep 156.00-185.00. Wooled and Shorn
Choice and Prime 3-4 50-60 lbs 217.00-262.00; 60-80 lbs 196.00-217.00.
Wooled and Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 60-80 lbs 148.00-162.00, hair sheep
144.00-172.00; 80-90 lbs hair sheep 140.00-156.00; 90-110 lbs 122.00-
146.00; 90-120 lbs hair sheep 120.00-144.00; 110-150 lbs 110.00-142.00.
Wooled and Shorn Utility and Good 1-2 90-100 lbs 110.00-116.00; 120-140
lbs 106.00-112.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-110 lbs 70.00-74.00; 130-
160 lbs 70.00-94.00; 200-250 lbs 60.00-82.00. Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh
110-160 lbs 46.00-64.00; 160-190 lbs 50.00-53.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 140-160 lbs 66.00-90.00; 160-170 lbs hair sheep
52.00-64.00; 205-250 lbs 34.00-62.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid goats sold
mostly 10.00-20.00 lower compared to a very light test last week.
Nanny goats sold 20.00-30.00 lower compared to a very light test.
Slaughter billies sold 30.00-40.00 lower. Demand was moderate for all
classes. Slaughter supply consisted of 47 percent Slaughter Kids, 30
percent Slaughter Nannies, and 23 percent bucks/billies and wethers.
All Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-45 lbs 106.00-127.00; 50-55 lbs
132.00-144.00; 60-90 lbs 140.00-160.00; 90-110 lbs 148.00-177.00.
Selection 2 40-60 lbs 82.00-100.00; 60-80 lbs 110.00-138.00; 80-110
lbs 120.00-145.00. Selection 3 40-60 lbs 50.00-80.00; 60-80 lbs
102.00-108.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-125 lbs 124.00-154.00;
130-150 lbs 140.00-158.00. Selection 2 100-125 lbs 90.00-120.00;
130-145 lbs 114.00-140.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 120-140 lbs 140.00-170.00;
150-190 lbs 170.00-262.00. Selection 2 110-145 lbs 124.00-140.00;
150-170 lbs 148.00-168.00.
Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1 80-110 lbs 155.00-190.00; 110-125
lbs 156.00-178.00; 125-150 lbs 165.00-190.00; 150-180 lbs 257.00-
272.00.

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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