New Holland, Pa.
Oct. 31, 2018
Report Supplied by USDA

Receipts: 306; Last Sale: 294; Last Year: 311.

This week was the annual New Holland Dairy Show and Sale. Several nice lots were judged prior to the sale and sold during the regular sale. Compared to last week, Fresh and Springing Holstein cows sold 100.00-200.00 higher. Demand good. Trend does not include show cows. Not enough Bred cows for a market test. Not enough Holstein bulls for a market test. Bred and Open Holstein heifers sold mostly steady on limited comparable receipts. Wednesday's supply included 142 fresh milking cows, 16 springing cows, 15 bred cows, 42 springing heifers, 30 bred heifers, 57 open heifers, and 4 bulls. One hundred percent of reported supply Holsteins unless otherwise noted. All sales sold on a per head basis.

Show Cows and Prices: Grand Champion: 3100.00; Reserve Grand Champion: 1600.00; 1st Place Fresh Cow: 1600.00; 1st Place Bred Cow: 3800.00; 1st Place 3 year old Fresh Cow: 1200.00; 1st Place 3 year old Bred Cow: 1850.00; 1st Place 2 year old Fresh Heifer: 1200.00; 1st Place 2 year old Bred Heifer: 1850.00.

FRESH COWS: Supreme: 1400.00-2050.00; Approved: 1000.00-1400.00, Jersey/Crossbred 875.00-1200.00; Medium: 700.00-1000.00, Jersey/Crossbred 500.00-675.00 Few; Common: 300.00-625.00.

SPINGING COWS: (7-9 months): Supreme: 1400.00-1700.00; Approved: 1025.00-1325.00 Few; Medium: 575.00-950.00.

CULL COWS: 250.00-650.00.

SPRINGING HEIFERS: (7-9 months): Supreme: 1000.00-1000.00, Jersey/Crossbred 1100.00 Individual; Approved: 700.00-1000.00; Medium: 475.00-675.00; Common: 325.00-350.00 Few.

BRED HEIFERS: (4-6 months): Approved: 675.00-685.00 Few; Medium: 450.00-600.00 Few; Common: 350.00 Individual.

SHORT BRED HEIFERS: (1-3 months): Approved: 600.00 Individual; Medium: 425.00 Individual.

OPEN HEIFERS: 100-300 lbs: Approved: 150.00-250.00 Few, Jersey/Crossbred 200.00 Individual. 300-600 lbs: Approved: 350.00-450.00, Jersey/Crossbred 500.00 Individual; Medium: 250.00-285.00 Few; Common: 100.00-135.00 Few; 600-900 lbs: Approved: 410.00-485.00 Few, Jersey/Crossbred 435.00 Individual; Medium: 285.00-375.00 Few, Jersey/Crossbred 385.00-410.00.

BULLS: 300-600 lbs individual 250.00 600-900 lbs individual 325.00. 900-1500 lbs few 750.00-850.00.

NOTE: Next heifer special Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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.