New Holland, Pa.
Sept. 3, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 3093; Last Monday: 2243; Year Ago: 1864.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 2046; Last Monday: 2052; Year Ago: 732.

Slaughter Sheep: Sheep sale not reported due to shortened federal holiday schedule. Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly 10.00-20.00 lower. Nannies traded steady to 10.00 lower with some firmness in Selection 1 nannies weighing over 130 lbs. Bucks mostly 10.00-20.00 lower. Wethers mostly steady on a light test. Overall quality of receipts poorer. 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: 31 head 40-60 lbs 130.00-145.00, 6 head 40-60 lbs 130.00-150.00, 13 head 60-80 lbs 155.00-185.00, 41 head 60-80 lbs 175.00-200.00, 6 head 80-100 lbs 185.00-200.00, 18 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-230.00, 4 head 100-120 lbs 250.00-255.00; SEL 2: 39 head 40-60 lbs 105.00-135.00, 7 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-135.00, 124 head 60-80 lbs 125.00-145.00, 45 head 60-80 lbs 135.00-150.00; SEL 3: 58 head 40-60 lbs 90.00-110.00, 10 head 40-60 lbs 105.00-115.00, 14 head 60-80 lbs 115.00-135.00, 15 head 60-80 lbs 130.00-140.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 25 head 80-130 lbs 175.00-200.00, 27 head 130-180 lbs 210.00-250.00; SEL 2: 35 head 80-130 lbs 135.00-175.00, 5 head 130-180 lbs 175.00-215.00; SEL 3: 51 head 80-130 lbs 100.00-140.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 7 head 100-150 lbs 235.00-250.00, 14 head 150-250 lbs 265.00-310.00; SEL 2: 23 head 100-150 lbs 190.00-235.00, 10 head 150-250 lbs 240.00-265.00; SEL 3: 16 head 80-100 lbs 125.00-145.00, 16 head 100-150 lbs 175.00-205.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 15 head 80-100 lbs 250.00-285.00, 8 head 100-150 lbs 305.00-390.00, 7 head 150-250 lbs 405.00-445.00; SEL 2: 7 head 80-100 lbs 205.00-240.00, 8 head 100-200 lbs 265.00-315.00; SEL 3: 12 head 80-100 lbs 150.00-150.00, 13 head 100-150 lbs 200.00-255.00.

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.