New Holland, Pa.
Nov. 6, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 3888; Last Monday: 1762; Year Ago:  2226.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 2393; Last Monday: 1422; Year Ago: 1689.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week, a heavy supply of overall poorer quality sheep and lambs were on offer today. A light supply of Slaughter Lambs weighing under 70 lbs sold mostly steady with a small percentage reported as Choice. Lambs weighing over 70 lbs sold 10.00-20.00 lower on a heavy supply and poorer quality receipts. Prices slumped throughout the sale as buyers filled their orders. Slaughter Ewes mostly steady. Demand moderate. Supply consisted of 90 percent Slaughter Lambs, 8 percent Slaughter Ewes, and 2 percent Slaughter Bucks. All sheep are sold by the hundred weight.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLE/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 48 head 90-110 lbs 160.00-185.00, 35 head 90-110 lbs 157.00-175.00, 152 head 110-130 lbs 155.00-175.00, 9 head 110-130 lbs 145.00-160.00, 83 head 130-150 lbs 148.00-170.00, 19 head 150-200 lbs 130.00-148.00; CHOICE 1-2: 6 head 40-50 lbs 220.00-230.00, 13 head 40-50 lbs 215.00-225.00, 49 head 50-60 lbs 210.00-225.00, 37 head 50-60 lbs 205.00-220.00, 41 head 60-70 lbs 200.00-230.00, 40 head 60-70 lbs 190.00-220.00, 28 head 70-80 lbs 180.00-205.00, 117 head 70-80 lbs 147.00-185.00, 102 head 80-90 lbs 160.00-180.00, 290 head 80-90 lbs 140.00-167.00; CHOICE 2-3: 85 head 90-110 lbs 140.00-165.00, 174 head 90-110 lbs 120.00-155.00, 103 head 110-130 lbs 130.00-152.00, 12 head 110-130 lbs 120.00-140.00, 32 head 130-150 lbs 125.00-150.00, 7 head 150-200 lbs 110.00-125.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 10 head 40-50 lbs 190.00-210.00, 21 head 40-50 lbs 180.00-215.00, 26 head 50-60 lbs 180.00-205.00, 197 head 50-60 lbs 170.00-195.00, 27 head 60-70 lbs 185.00-200.00, 131 head 60-70 lbs 165.00-187.00, 51 head 70-80 lbs 155.00-170.00, 145 head 70-80 lbs 140.00-160.00, 105 head 80-90 lbs 140.00-162.00, 81head 80-90 lbs 130.00-140.00, 145 head 90-110 lbs 120.00-145.00, 71 head 90-110 lbs 105.00-120.00, 22 head 110-130 lbs 120.00-135.00. GOOD 2-3: 12 head 80-120 lbs 75.00-95.00, 45 head 80-120 lbs 67.00-95.00, 42 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-87.00, 22 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-85.00, 29 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-87.00, 4 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-80.00, 11 head 200-300 lbs 65.00-80.00; UTILITY 1-3: 25 head 80-120 lbs 60.00-75.00, 6 head 80-120 lbs 60.00-70.00, 3 head 120-200 lbs 60.00-65.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 7 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-90.00, 5 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-90.00, 3 head 150-200 lbs 65.00-85.00, 16 head 200-300 lbs 55.00-89.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids sold mostly 10.00-20.00 lower on a heavy supply. Nannies sold mostly 5.00-15.00 lower. Bucks traded mostly 10.00-20.00 lower. Wethers traded steady to weak compared to a light test last week. Prices slumped towards the end of the sale as buyers filled their orders. Demand moderate. Today's goat supply consisted of 60 percent kids, 25 percent nannies, and 15 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 16 head 20-40 lbs 125.00-145.00, 65 head 40-60 lbs 147.00-170.00, 2 head 40-60 lbs 170.00-175.00, 64 head 60-80 lbs 160.00-195.00, 34 head 60-80 lbs 180.00-205.00, 19 head 80-100 lbs 195.00-225.00, 61 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-235.00, 9 head 100-120 lbs 220.00-255.00; SEL 2: 48 head 20-40 lbs 100.00-122.00, 98 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-150.00, 12 head 40-60 lbs 145.00-147.00, 34 head 60-80 lbs 140.00-170.00, 94 head 60-80 lbs 140.00-175.00, 8 head 80-100 lbs 165.00-185.00, 48 head 80-100 lbs 160.00-190.00; SEL 3: 49 head 20-40 lbs 65.00-100.00, 52 head 40-60 lbs 90.00-120.00, 12 head 40-60 lbs 105.00-115.00, 69 head 60-80 lbs 125.00-137.00, 21 head 60-80 lbs 140.00-145.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 32 head 80-130 lbs 170.00-195.00, 53 head 130-180 lbs 190.00-235.00; SEL 2: 23 head 50-100 lbs 90.00-120.00, 65 head 80-130 lbs 125.00-165.00, 27 head 130-180 lbs 160.00-205.00; SEL 3: 20 head 50-80 lbs 75.00-110.00, 22 head 50-80 lbs 50.00-65.00, 14 head 50-80 lbs 70.00-80.00, 76 head 80-130 lbs 100.00-140.00, 31 head 80-130 lbs 75.00-95.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 3 head 80-100 lbs 185.00-215.00, 11 head 100-150 lbs 210.00-260.00, 12 head 150-250 lbs 280.00-345.00; SEL 2: 15 head 50-100 lbs 100.00-140.00, 8 head 80-10 lbs 150.00-165.00, 17 head 100-150 lbs 170.00-205.00, 8 hesd 150-250 lbs 230.00-260.00; SEL 3: 16 head 50-100 lbs 70.00-105.00, 12 head 80-100 lbs 110.00-135.00, 29 head 100-150 lbs 130.00-175.00, 3 head 150-250 lbs 225.00-225.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 9 head 100-150 lbs 275.00-330.00, 7 head 150-250 lbs 345.00-420.00; SEL 2: 9 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-225.00, 24 head 100-150 lbs 210.00-260.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 305.00-335.00; SEL 3: 16 head 80-100 lbs 125.00-175.00, 11 head 100-175 lbs 170.00-185.00.

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.