New Holland, Pa.
Feb. 20, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA
RECEIPTS: 200; Last Sale: 300; Last Year: 372.
Compared to last week, Holstein cows sold steady to 100.00 lower. Demand light. Buyer attendance light due to winter storm in the area. Holstein bulls not tested last week so no comparison. Bred Holstein heifers sold mostly steady on a very light test. Open Holstein heifers sold mostly steady to weak on a very light test. Wednesday's supply included 65 fresh milking cows, 5 springing cows, 21 bred cows, 40 springing heifers, 22 bred heifers, 39 open heifers, and 8 bulls. One hundred percent of reported supply Holsteins unless otherwise noted. All sales sold on a per head basis.
FRESH COWS: Approved: 750.00-1300.00; Medium: 425.00-750.00; Common: 325.00-375.00.
SHORT BRED COWS: (1-3 months): Approved: 500.00-875.00 Few; Medium: 400.00-525.00 Few.
CULL COWS: 250.00-1100.00.
SPRINGING HEIFERS: (7-9 months): Supreme: 1100.00-1150.00 Few; Approved: 725.00-1100.00, Jersey/Crossbred 775.00-850.00 Few; Medium: 500.00-700.00.
BRED HEIFERS: (4-6 months): Approved: 550.00-750.00 Few.
SHORT BRED HEIFERS: (1-3 months): Supreme: 1100.00 Individual; Approved: 700.00-725.00 Few; Medium: 625.00-675.00 Few.
OPEN HEIFERS: 300-600 lbs: Approved: 260.00-310.00 Few; Medium: 135.00-175.00 Few. 600-900 lbs: Approved: 375.00-550.00Jersey/Crossbred 325.00-585.00 Few; Medium: 325.00-410.00.
BULLS: 600-900 lbs 850.00-925.00. 900-1500 lbs 900.00-1050.00.
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.
Source: USDA Ag Market News, New Holland, PA. Levi Geyer, 717-406-7350. John Stacy, Kayley Ellis, 717-354-2391.2391. www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ln_ls144.txt.