New Holland, Pa.
Oct. 28, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 992; Last Week 808.

Compared to last week, Traditional slaughter steers not tested last week so no comparison. Higher undertone noted. Non-traditional slaughter steers sold steady to 1.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter Holstein steers not tested. Slaughter heifers not tested. Slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher on good demand. Offerings included 223 slaughter steers, 198 slaughter heifers, 276 slaughter cows, 90 slaughter bulls, 205 miscellaneous cattle, and 459 dairy feeder calves. Supply included: 100% Slaughter Cattle (22% Steers, 56% Cows, 22% Bulls).

SLAUGHTER STEERS: CHOICE/PRIME 3-4: 6 head 1410-1650 lbs 109.00-112.00; CHOICE 2-3: 6 head 1320-1630 lbs 102.00-105.00, 62 head 1250-1783 lbs 99.00-128.00; SELECT 2-3: 2 head 1465-1635 lbs 94.00-97.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 48.00-54.50, High dress 55.00-57.00, Low dress 42.00-47.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 48.00-53.50, High dress 54.00-56.00, Low dress 42.00-47.50; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 41.00-47.00, High dress 49.00-52.00, Low dress 34.00-40.50.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1: 19 head 890-1735 lbs 87.00-115.00; YG 1-2: 12 head 930-1720 lbs 75.00-86.00, 36 head 755-2215 lbs 69.00-78.00; YG 2: 10 head 860-2320 lbs 58.00-67.00.

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 AMS Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News PA Dept of Ag Market News New Holland, PA; 7173542391;https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov/; https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov/viewReport/1908