New Holland, Pa.
Aug. 27, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2243; Last Monday: 2152; Year Ago:  7323.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 2052; Last Monday: 817; Year Ago: 3834.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week, Slaughter Lambs sold mostly 10.00-20.00 higher on better quality receipts. Slaughter Ewes traded mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Bucks steady to weak on a light test. Demand moderate to good. Supply included 90 percent Lambs, 9 percent Ewes, and 1 percent Bucks. All prices per cwt.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 74 head 90-110 lbs 207.00-225.00, 69 head 90-110 lbs 177.00-190.00, 48 head 110-130 lbs 182.00-222.00, 16 head 110-130 lbs 175.00-210.00, 69 head 130-150 lbs 150.00-185.00; CHOICE 1-2: 8 head 40-50 lbs 180.00-210.00, 28 head 50-60 lbs 185.00-230.00, 26 head 60-70 lbs 195.00-220.00, 10 head 60-70 lbs 200.00-225.00, 25 head 70-80 lbs 185.00-205.00, 95 head 70-80 lbs 171.00-200.00, 14 head 70-80 lbs 195.00-220.00, 37 head 80-90 lbs 180.00-210.00, 98 head 80-90 lbs 167.00-190.00, 15 head 80-90 lbs 195.00-220.00; CHOICE 2-3: 59 head 90-110 lbs 165.00-205.00, 88 head 90-110 lbs 155.00-180.00, 68 head 110-130 lbs 157.00-185.00, 2 head 110-130 lbs 145.00-170.00, 8 head 130-150 lbs 145.00-157.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 2 head 40-50 lbs 150.00-160.00, 21 head 40-50 lbs 150.00-155.00, 19 head 50-60 lbs 150.00-185.00, 68 head 50-60 lbs 155.00-180.00, 31 head 60-70 lbs 160.00-180.00, 103 head 60-70 lbs 150.00-177.00, 100 head 70-80 lbs 150.00-180.00, 11 head 70-80 lbs 160.00-170.00, 51 head 80-90 lbs 155.00-175.00, 7 head 80-90 lbs 165.00-172.00, 46 head 90-110 lbs 150.00-165.00, 9 head 110-130 lbs 145.00-160.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 9 head 80-120 lbs 60.00-75.00, 21 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-77.00, 26 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-80.00, 3 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-75.00, 3 head 200-300 lbs 65.00-70.00; UTILITY 1-3: 11 head 80-120 lbs 50.00-52.00, 28 head 120-160 lbs 50.00-67.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 3 head 120-160 lbs 115.00-145.00, 6 head 120-160 lbs 115.00-140.00, 6 head 160-200 lbs 80.00-115.00, 2 head 200-350 lbs 75.00-85.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Nannies and Bucks mostly 10.00-20.00 lower. Wethers unevenly steady on a light test. Prices slumped throughout the sale with late sales bringing discounts of 10.00-20.00 per head. Demand moderate. Today's goat supply consisted of 50 percent kids, 35 percent nannies, and 15 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 24 head 20-40 lbs 120.00-125.00, 14 head 40-60 lbs 145.00-155.00, 30 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-205.00, 28 head 60-80 lbs 170.00-195.00, 6 head 80-100 lbs 215.00-235.00; SEL 2: 52 head 20-40 lbs 100.00-120.00, 107 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-147.00, 15 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-175.00, 8 head 80-100 lbs 180.00-185.00; SEL 3: 65 head 20-40 lbs 75.00-100.00, 65 head 40-60 lbs 90.00-120.00, 15 head 40-60 lbs 75.00-80.00, 17 head 60-80 lbs 120.00-140.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 29 head 80-130 lbs 180.00-210.00, 8 head 130-180 lbs 200.00-235.00; SEL 2: 38 head 80-130 lbs 145.00-175.00, 5 head 130-180 lbs 175.00-185.00; SEL 3: 22 head 50-80 lbs 70.00-100.00, 36 head 50-80 lbs 50.00-65.00, 153 head 80-130 lbs 100.00-145.00, 37 head 80-130 lbs 75.00-95.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 18 head 100-150 lbs 250.00-285.00, 13 head 150-250 lbs 300.00-335.00; SEL 2: 5 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-225.00, 10 head 100-150 lbs 225.00-260.00, 11 head 150-250 lbs 265.00-315.00; SEL 3: 11 head 80-100 lbs 145.00-185.00, 15 head 100-150 lbs 185.00-230.00, 6 head 150-250 lbs 225.00-265.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 7 head 80-100 lbs 260.00-280.00, 3 head 100-150 lbs 325.00-350.00, 6 head 150-250 lbs 385.00-415.00; SEL 2: 6 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-245.00, 11 head 100-150 lbs 260.00-315.00, 7 head 150-250 lbs 360.00-375.00.

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.