New Holland, Pa.
Oct. 21, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

Receipts: 749; Last Sale: 488.

Compared to last week, high dressing slaughter barrows and gilts sold 10.00-12.00 higher. Average dressing barrows and gilts sold 1.00-2.00higher. Slaughter sows sold 1.00-2.00 higher on a light test. A few high dressing slaughter boars sold to a specialty market sharply higher. Average boars sold 5.00-6.00 lower on a light test. Offerings included 275 slaughter barrows and gilts, 57 slaughter sows, 19 slaughter boars, and 485 roasting pigs. Supply included: 100% Slaughter Hogs (80% Barrows & Gilts, 18% Sows, 3% Boars).

BARROWS/GILTS: US 1: 25 head 283-299 lbs 62.00-68.00, 11 head 215-295 lbs 70.00-87.00, 4 head 307-335 lbs 65.00, 3 head 300-310 lbs 71.00-75.00. US 1-2: 43 head 200-295 lbs 54.00-64.00, 71 head 300-373 lbs 54.00-63.00. US 2: 45 head 233-297 lbs 45.00-57.00, 16 head 301-323 lbs 48.00-53.00.

SOWS: US 1-2: 4 head 338 lbs 22.00, 1 head 360 lbs 10.00, 5 head 454-460 lbs 32.00-40.00, 10 head 435-481 lbs 43.00-47.00, 1 head 450 lbs 20.00, 1 head 470 lbs 10.00, 17 head 505-575 lbs 38.00-40.00, 7 head 505-595 lbs 43.50-49.00, 1 head 560 lbs 25.00.

BOARS: US 1: 1 head 590 lbs 50.00, 1 head 615 lbs 40.00. US 1-2: 3 head 415-480 lbs 5.00-9.00, 2 head 560-565 lbs 5.00.

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.