New Holland, Pa.
Feb. 27, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 245; Last Sale: 200; Last Year: 263.

Compared to last week, Fresh Holstein cows sold mostly steady. Demand moderate. Bred Holstein cows not tested. Holstein bulls sold steady. Bred and Open Holstein heifers sold mostly steady compared to a light test. Open Holstein heifers sold mostly steady to weak on a very light test. Wednesday's supply included 115 fresh milking cows, 0 springing cows, 3 bred cows, 47 springing heifers, 40 bred heifers, 35 open heifers, and 5 bulls. One hundred percent of reported supply Holsteins unless otherwise noted. All sales sold on a per head basis.

FRESH COWS: Approved: 800.00-1225.00, Jersey/Crossbred 1025.00-1100.00 Few; Medium: 450.00-800.00, Jersey/Crossbred 500.00-750.00; Common: 275.00-400.00, Jersey/Crossbred 150.00-275.00 Few.

CULL COWS: 200.00-1000.00.

SPRINGING HEIFERS: (7-9 months): Supreme: 1175.00-1200.00 Few; Approved: 750.00-1075.00, Jersey/Crossbred 600.00-750.00; 750.00-975.00 Mostly Medium: 475.00-650.00 425.00-525.00; Common: 250.00-500.00 250.00-450.00.

BRED HEIFERS: (4-6 months): Supreme: 900.00-1125.00; Approved: 600.00-875.00, Jersey/Crossbred 575.00-875.00; Medium: 450.00-600.00, Jersey/Crossbred 475.00-525.00.

SHORT BRED HEIFERS: (1-3 months): Approved: 500.00-700.00.

OPEN HEIFERS:  50-300 lbs:  Approved: 110.00-225.00; Medium: 50.00-100.00 Few. 300-600 lbs:  Approved: 225.00-375.00; Medium: 100.00-150.00 Few. 600-900 lbs:  Approved: 400.00-460.00.

BULLS: 600-900 lbs individual 450.00. 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.