New Holland, Pa.
Dec. 10, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 3093; Last Monday: 2628; Year Ago: 3550.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 2267; Last Monday: 2006; Year Ago: 2787.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last weeks sale, slaughter lambs sold mostly 5.00-10.00 lower with moderate demand. Slaughter ewes 5.00-10.00 higher. Buyer attendance was lighter than normal. Reported supply consisted of 83 percent lambs, 14 percent ewes, and 3 percent bucks. All prices per cwt.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 80 head 90-110 lbs 179.00-205.00, 10 head 90-110 lbs 182.00, 24 head 110-130 lbs 165.00-186.00, 33 head 130-150 lbs 150.00-162.00; CHOICE 1-3: 13 head 40-50 lbs 240.00-285.00, 30 head 40-50 lbs 290.00-312.00, 83 head 50-60 lbs 220.00-245.00, 9 head 50-60 lbs 295.00, 26 head 50-60 lbs 222.00-245.00, 88 head 60-70 lbs 200.00-235.00, 79 head 60-70 lbs 200.00-230.00, 126 head 70-80 lbs 175.00-200.00, 44 head 70-80 lbs 180.00-212.00, 107 head 80-90 lbs 150.00-185.00, 12 head 80-90 lbs 190.00-205.00, 60 head 80-90 lbs 140.00-160.00; CHOICE 2-3: 194 head 90-110 lbs 150.00-177.00, 26 head 90-110 lbs 150.00-160.00, 42 head 110-130 lbs 125.00-152.00, 12 head 130-150 lbs 145.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 6 head 50-60 lbs 185.00-205.00, 13 head 50-60 lbs 165.00-200.00, 20 head 60-70 lbs 180.00-195.00, 9 head 60-70 lbs 170.00-180.00, 30 head 70-80 lbs 145.00-180.00, 15 head 70-80 lbs 125.00-170.00, 8 head 80-90 lbs 135.00-155.00, 19 head 90-110 lbs 140.00-145.00, 4 head 90-110 lbs 120.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 3 head 90-110 lbs 85.00, 4 head 90-110 lbs 95.00, 43 head 120-160 lbs 72.00-100.00, 49 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-90.00, 21 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-80.00, 7 head 160-200 lbs 85.00, 2 head 200-300 lbs 57.00; UTILITY 1-2: 12 head 100-120 lbs 65.00-100.00, 14 head 120-160 lbs 50.00-80.00, 15 head 200-300 lbs 30.00-35.00; CULL 1: 31 head 120-160 lbs 30.00-50.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 3 head 120-160 lbs 90.00, 2 head 120-160 lbs 85.00-115.00, 4 head 160-200 lbs 85.00-100.00, 3 head 160-200 lbs 90.00-115.00, 2 head 200-300 lbs 80.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Nannies traded mostly steady with some weakness noted in Selection 1 nannies weighing over 130 lbs. Bucks traded mostly steady with the exception of some firmness noted in Selection 1 bucks weighing over 150 lbs. Wethers traded mostly steady to 15.00 lower. Demand moderate. Today's goat supply consisted of 60 percent kids, 20 percent nannies, and 20 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 42 head 40-60 lbs 135.00-155.00, 42 head 60-80 lbs 160.00-175.00, 19 head 60-80 lbs 175.00-175.00, 32 head 80-100 lbs 172.00-200.00, 31 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-200.00; SEL 2: 102 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-140.00, 69 head 60-80 lbs 140.00-160.00, 3 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-180.00, 25 head 80-100 lbs 155.00-185.00; SEL 3: 21 head 20-40 lbs 70.00-95.00, 133 head 40-60 lbs 90.00-115.00, 52 head 60-80 lbs 117.00-135.00, 33 head 60-80 lbs 125.00-135.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 33 head 80-130 lbs 162.00-185.00, 12 head 130-180 lbs 185.00-210.00; SEL 2: 75 head 80-130 lbs 140.00-170.00, 24 head 130-180 lbs 170.00-190.00; SEL 3: 11 head 50-80 lbs 80.00-100.00, 42 head 80-130 lbs 110.00-140.00, 2 head 130-180 lbs 140.00-145.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 21 head 100-150 lbs 225.00-285.00, 12 head 150-250 lbs 310.00-375.00; SEL 2: 9 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-185.00, 38 head 100-150 lbs 185.00-225.00, 5 head 150-250 lbs 230.00-260.00; SEL 3: 18 head 80-100 lbs 125.00-140.00, 18 head 100-150 lbs 145.00-185.00, 2 head 150-250 lbs 195.00-200.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 20 head 150-250 lbs 250.00-310.00; SEL 2: 12 head 100-150 lbs 205.00-230.00, 2 head 150-250 lbs 230.00-250.00; SEL 3: 26 head 80-100 lbs 120.00-150.00, 7 head 100-150 lbs 165.00-200.00.

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.