New Holland, Pa.
Oct. 15, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2239; Last Monday: 2759; Year Ago:  2108.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1738; Last Monday: 2469; Year Ago: 2229.

Slaughter Sheep: Slaughter sheep not tested last week due to the holiday so no trend available this week. A firm undertone was noted. Demand moderate to good. Supply consisted of 89 percent Slaughter Lambs, 10 percent Slaughter Ewes, and 1 percent Slaughter Bucks. All sheep are sold by the hundred weight.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 52 head 90-110 lbs 185.00-200.00, 4 head 90-110 lbs 185.00-200.00, 63 head 110-130 lbs 170.00-190.00, 19 head 110-130 lbs 160.00-180.00, 59 head 130-150 lbs 160.00-177.00, 3 head 150-200 lbs 150.00-165.00; CHOICE 1-2: 42 head 50-60 lbs 210.00-230.00, 16 head 50-60 lbs 210.00-230.00, 18 head 60-70 lbs 190.00-205.00, 52 head 60-70 lbs 185.00-210.00, 39 head 70-80 lbs 182.00-210.00, 46 head 70-80 lbs 172.00-200.00, 44 head 80-90 lbs 167.00-197.00, 129 head 80-90 lbs 167.00-190.00; CHOICE 2-3: 169 head 90-110 lbs 160.00-185.00, 279 head 90-110 lbs 150.00-175.00, 51 head 110-130 lbs 150.00-175.00, 80 head 110-130 lbs 135.00-155.00, 15 head 130-150 lbs 137.00-155.00, 8 head 150-200 lbs 120.00-135.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 15 head 40-50 lbs 200.00-210.00, 7 head 40-50 lbs 195.00-210.00, 17 head 50-60 lbs 170.00-190.00, 18 head 50-60 lbs 170.00-195.00, 38 head 60-70 lbs 160.00-175.00, 42 head 60-70 lbs 160.00-182.00, 67 head 70-80 lbs 160.00-177.00, 22 head 70-80 lbs 150.00-175.00, 29 head 80-90 lbs 155.00-170.00, 22 head 80-90 lbs 150.00-160.00, 52 head 90-110 lbs 147.00-162.00, 7 head 110-130 lbs 120.00-150.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 35 head 80-120 lbs 80.00-100.00, 53 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-95.00, 27 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-90.00, 29 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-85.00, 12 head 200-300 lbs 60.00-95.00; GOOD 3-4: 4 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-70.00, 5 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-65.00, 2 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-70.00; UTILITY 1-3: 8 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-75.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 7 head 120-160 lbs 105.00-115.00, 7 head 200-300 lbs 70.00-90.00, 2 head 200-300 lbs 50.00-60.00, 2 head 200-300 lbs 85.00-90.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Goats traded mostly 10.00-20.00 higher. Demand moderate to good. Today's goat supply consisted of 42 percent kids, 38 percent nannies, and 20 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 16 head 20-40 lbs 130.00-135.00, 20 head 40-60 lbs 145.00-170.00, 57 head 60-80 lbs 170.00-200.00, 19 head 60-70 lbs 190.00-215.00, 12 head 70-80 lbs 235.00-260.00, 17 head 80-100 lbs 205.00-215.00, 15 head 80-100 lbs 260.00-275.00; SEL 2: 10 head 20-40 lbs 85.00-115.00, 51 head 40-60 lbs 130.00-150.00, 14 head 40-60 lbs 135.00-155.00, 37 head 60-80 lbs 145.00-175.00, 14 head 60-80 lbs 180.00-190.00; SEL 3: 54 head 20-40 lbs 60.00-95.00, 44 head 40-60 lbs 100.00-130.00, 13 head 40-60 lbs 110.00-135.00, 17 head 60-80 lbs 115.00-150.00, 7 head 60-80 lbs 145.00-160.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 51 head 80-130 lbs 165.00-215.00, 5 head 130-180 lbs 235.00-260.00; SEL 2: 75 head 80-130 lbs 125.00-155.00, 23 head 130-180 lbs 170.00-205.00; SEL 3: 35 head 50-80 lbs 55.00-85.00, 9 head 50-80 lbs 45.00-50.00, 119 head 80-130 lbs 95.00-130.00, 60 head 80-130 lbs 65.00-95.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 10 head 100-150 lbs 220.00-260.00, 15 head 150-250 lbs 300.00-370.00; SEL 2: 7 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-180.00, 32 head 100-150 lbs 180.00-220.00, 16 head 150-250 lbs 235.00-280.00; SEL 3: 33 head 80-100 lbs 130.00-165.00, 20 head 100-150 lbs 150.00-185.00, 9 head 100-150 lbs 120.00-135.00, 12 head 150-250 lbs 180.00-240.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 16 head 80-100 lbs 280.00-330.00, 7 head 100-250 lbs 365.00-415.00; SEL 2: 13 head 80-100 lbs 220.00-270.00, 8 head 100-250 lbs 290.00-340.00; SEL 3: 12 head 80-100 lbs 165.00-205.00.

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.