New Holland, Pa.
May 23, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

CATTLE: 906; Last Week: 1,165.

Compared to last week, Slaughter steers sold steady to 1.00 lower. Non-traditional slaughter steers sold 1.00-2.00lower on a very light test. Not enough Holstein slaughter steers last week for a comparison. Not enough slaughter heifers last week for a comparison. Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher on good demand. Slaughter bulls sold mostly steady. Graded Holstein Bull calves sold mostly 10.00-30.00 lower with instances of 40.00-60.00 lower in Number 1 and 2 calves weighing over 90 lbs. Supply included: 61% Slaughter Cattle (21% Steers, 6% Dairy Steers, 4%Heifers, 65% Cows, 3% Bulls); 39% Feeder Dairy Calves (88% Bulls, 12% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER STEERS: HIGH CHOICE/PRIME 3-4: 1 head 1500 lbs 118.00, head 1525 lbs 121.00; CHOICE 2-3: 38 head 1310-1600 lbs 110.00-117.00, 19 head 1350-1670 lbs 111.00-118.00; SELECT 1-2: 17 head 1210-1610 lbs 106.00-113.00, 3 head 1240-1440 lbs 113.50-117.00, 10 head 1240-1485 lbs 110.00-117.00.

HOLSTEIN STEERS: CHOICE 2-3: 2 head 1575-1605 lbs 80.00-85.00; SELECT 1-2: 8 head 1330-1705 lbs 72.00-79.50.

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: CHOICE 2-3: 1 head 1405 lbs 112.00, 3 head 1460 lbs 116.00; SELECT 1-2: 4 head 1110-1330 lbs 106.00-113.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 64.00-69.00, High dress 70.00-79.00, Low dress 56.00-63.50; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 64.00-69.50, High dress 67.00-75.00, Low dress 55.00-63.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 53.00-61.50, High dress 62.00-69.00.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1: 2 head 1345-1415 lbs 76.00-84.00, 3 head 1320-1890 lbs 87.00-94.00, 2 head 1585-1730 lbs 72.00-73.00; YG 1-2: 9 head 895-1690 lbs 75.00-80.00, 5 head 1140-2090 lbs 66.00-74.00, 3 head 925-2390 lbs 55.00-64.00.

GRADED HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES: #1: 1 head 96 lbs 140.00, 5 head 114 lbs 162.00, 12 head 125 lbs 140.00; #2: 8 head 95-99 lbs 177.00-185.00, 26 head 103-108 lbs 160.00-170.00, 17 head 115 lbs 155.00, 7 head 124 lbs 130.00; #3: 13 head 84 lbs 75.00, 40 head 94 lbs 100.00-110.00, 75 head 115 lbs 115.00-130.00; UTILITY: 8 head 70 lbs 27.00, 9 head 84 lbs 70.00, 27 head 94 lbs 80.00, 22 head 115 lbs 100.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 3 head 90-95 lbs 50.00-55.00, 1 head 100 lbs 65.00, 1 head 120 lbs 60.00; #2: 4 head 80-85 lbs 40.00-55.00, 95 head 35.00-45.00, 1 head 100 lbs 40.00; #3: 1 head 75 lbs 15.00, 2 head 80 lbs 15.00-30.00, 3 head 90-95 lbs 15.00-35.00; #UTILITY: 1 head 65 lbs 10.00, 4 head 70 lbs 10.00, 6 head 84-85 lbs 15.00-20.00.

Please Note: The above USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where some sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the report. Prices are reported on an FOB basis, unless otherwise noted.

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/1909