Greencastle, Pa.

May 16, 2016

Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: Cattle 446; Calves 465; Hogs 4; Feeder pigs 0; Sheep 44; Goats 50.

Compared to last week's sale slaughter steers sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher. Slaughter holsteins sold 3.00 to 5.00 higher. Slaughter heifers sold steady to 1.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher. Supply included 122 steers and heifers, 227 slaughter cows, 15 bulls, and 82 feeder cattle. All prices per cwt.

SLAUGHTER STEERS: HIGH CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 1364-1530 lbs 126.50-128.00; CHOICE 2-3: 1308-1572 lbs 123.50-126.00; SELECT 2-3: 1176-1494 lbs 118.00-123.00.

SLAUGHTER HOLSTEIN STEERS: HIGH CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 1388-1584 lbs 115.00-119.50, few 120.00-122.00; CHOICE 2-3: 1360-1562 lbs 108.00-112.00; SELECT 2-3: 1244-1404 lbs 101.00-104.00.

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: HIGH CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 1260-1460 lbs 123.00-126.00; CHOICE 2-3: 1124-1460 lbs 118.00-123.50.

SLAUGHTER COWS: PREMIUM WHITE: 65-75% lean, Avg dress 83.50-89.00; BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 75.00-79.00; BONERS: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 73.00-77.50, High dress 79.50-83.50; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 64.00-70.00, High dress 71.00-75.00, Low dress 54.50-59.50.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1: 1176-2002 lbs 93.00-101.00, High Dress 1370 lbs 113.00, Low Dress 1080-1418 lbs 83.00-93.00.

FEEDER STEERS: MED/LGE 1: 750-800 lbs 110.00; MED/LGE 2: 300-350 lbs 123.00, 450-500 lbs 127.00, 500-600 lbs 111.00-125.00.

FEEDER HOLSTEIN STEERS: LGE 3: 750-800 lbs 80.00-84.00.

FEEDER HEIFERS: MED/LGE 1: 300-350 lbs 157.50, 550-600 lbs 124.00-129.00; MED/LGE 2: 250-350 lbs 135.00-147.50, 450-500 lbs 132.50-137.00, 600-650 lbs 121.00.

FEEDER BULLS: MED/LGE 1: 350-450 lbs 137.50-160.00, 500-600 lbs 134.00-147.50; MED/LGE 2: 250-350 lbs 150.00-185.00, 400-500 lbs 133.00-135.00, 500-600 lbs 121.00-124.00.

RETURN TO FARM CALVES: Compared to last week holstein bulls calves sold 5.00 to 10.00 higher. All prices per cwt.

HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES: #1: 96-120 lbs 185.00-225.00, 76-94 lbs 170.00-190.00; #2: 96-120 lbs 180.00-210.00, 74-120 lbs 160.00-180.00; #3: 80-118 lbs 130.00-160.00; UTILITY: 60-100 lbs 50.00-100.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 90-92 lbs 180.00-255.00; #2: 64-78 lbs 150.00-170.00.

MIXED BREED CALVES: 76-112 lbs 135.00-140.00.

BEEF BREED CALVES: 72-86 lbs 240.00-300.00.

JERSEY CALVES: 48-86 lbs 55.00-80.00.

BARROWS/GILTS: 48-52% LEAN: 234-241 lbs 43.00-48.00.

SOWS: US 1-3: 440 lbs 10.00.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: CHOICE 2-3: 20-30 lbs 135.00-175.00, 30-40 lbs 160.00-195.00, 60-70 lbs 190.00-210.00, 70-80 lbs 175.00-200.00, 80-90 lbs 185.00-190.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 140-265 lbs 77.50-87.50.

SLAUGHTER KIDS (hd): SEL 1: 20-30 lbs 130.00, 40-50 lbs 165.00-170.00, 90-100 lbs 180.00-205.00; SEL 2: 20-30 lbs 65.00-80.00, 30-50 lbs 115.00-150.00, 50-60 lbs 185.00; SEL 3: under 10 lbs 15.00-20.00, 15-20 lbs 55.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES (hd): SEL 1: 80-130 lbs 175.00-180.00, 130-180 lbs 175.00; SEL 2: 80-130 lbs 125.00-175.00.

SLAUGHTER BILLIES (hd): SEL 1: 150-250 lbs 295.00-330.00, 150-250 lbs 315.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS (hd): SEL 2: 100-150 lbs 212.50.

Price and grade information is reported by QSA-USDA Market News Service. While market reports reflect the majority of Livestock sold at each sale, there are instances where animals do not fit reporting categories and are not included in this report.

NOTE: Monthly Feeder Cattle Sale is Friday June 3.

Source: Ag Market News LLC-USDA Market News, Lewisburg, PA. Dave Wert 570-490-5587. www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/qa_ls149.txt.