New Holland, Pa.
March 20, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 254; Last Sale: 533; Last Year: 164.

Compared to last week, Fresh Holstein cows sold steady to 100.00 lower on a very light test. Buyer attendance light. Demand moderate. Bred Holstein cows not tested. Not enough Holstein bulls for a market test. Bred Holstein heifers sold mostly steady to 100.00 lower on a light test. Open Holstein heifers sold mostly steady a light test. Wednesday's supply included 74 fresh milking cows, 1 springing cows, 5 bred cows, 31 springing heifers, 55 bred heifers, 84 open heifers, and 4 bulls. One hundred percent of reported supply Holsteins unless otherwise noted. All sales sold on a per head basis.

FRESH COWS: Supreme: 1275.00-1475.00 Few; Approved: 750.00-1175.00, Jersey/Crossbred 800.00-1150.00 Few; Medium: 500.00-700.00; Common: 475.00-575.00.

SHORT BRED COWS: (1-3 months): Approved: 650.00 Individual.

SPRINGING COWS: 7-9 months): Approved: 800.00-1125.00 Few.

CULL COWS: 250.00-825.00.

SPRINGING HEIFERS: (7-9 months): Approved: 800.00-1150.00, Jersey/Crossbred 750.00-1000.00 Few; Medium: 650.00-750.00 Few, Jersey/Crossbred 675.00-775.00 Few.

BRED HEIFERS: (4-6 months): Approved: 700.00-950.00.

SHORT BRED HEIFERS: (1-3 months): Approved: 525.00-675.00 Few; Medium: 450.00 Individual.

OPEN HEIFERS: 100-300 lbs: Approved: 175.00-235.00; Medium: 125.00-175.00. 300-600 lbs: Approved: 300.00-385.00; Medium: 235.00-285.00. 600-900 lbs: Approved: 400.00-550.00; Medium: 350.00-410.00. 900-1200 lbs: Approved: 600.00-685.00.

BULLS: 600-900 lbs individual 625.00. 900-1200 lbs individual 600.00. 1200-2000 lbs individual 975.00, Jersey/Crossbred individual 1350.00.

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.