New Holland, Pa.
March 18, 2019
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 3540; Last Week: 2186; Year Ago:  3345.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1205; Last Week: 1728; Year Ago: 2651.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week, a much heavier supply of sheep and lambs on offer. Slaughter Lambs weighing under 110 lbs traded 10.00-30.00 lower on poorer quality receipts while heavier lambs traded steady to 10.00 higher. Demand good. Ewes mostly steady to weak. Prices slumped towards the end of the sale. Slaughter supply consisted of 80 percent lambs, 18 percent ewes, and 2 percent bucks. All prices per cwt.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 13 head 80-90 lbs 270.00-280.00, 44 head 80-90 lbs 250.00-277.00 Hair Sheep, 33 head 90-110 lbs 265.00-277.00, 77 head 90-110 lbs 250.00-257.00 Hair Sheep, 13 head 110-130 lbs 250.00-270.00, 3 head 110-130 lbs 225.00-255.00 Hair Sheep, 14 head 130-150 lbs 230.00-255.00, 6 head 150-200 lbs 215.00-220.00; CHOICE 1-2: 58 head 40-50 lbs 255.00-280.00 Fancy Small Lots, 27 head 40-50 lbs 250.00-270.00 Hair Sheep, Fancy Small Lots, 38 head 50-60 lbs 250.00-270.00, 146 head 50-60 lbs 250.00-275.00 Hair Sheep, 10 head 60-70 lbs 255.00-275.00, 62 head 60-70 lbs 245.00-270.00 Hair Sheep, 25 head 70-80 lbs 250.00-265.00, 148 head 70-80 lbs 237.00-270.00 Hair Sheep, 19 head 80-90 lbs 240.00-265.00, 39 head 80-90 lbs 225.00-260.00 Hair Sheep; CHOICE 2-3: 130 head 90-110 lbs 220.00-260.00, 49 head 90-110 lbs 195.00-240.00 Hair Sheep, 35 head 110-130 lbs 200.00-255.00, 44 head 110-130 lbs 185.00-200.00 Hair Sheep, 23 head 130-150 lbs 185.00-215.00, 4 head 130-150 lbs 160.00-180.00 Hair Sheep, 14 head 150-200 lbs 170.00-200.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 20 head 40-50 lbs 225.00-240.00 Hair Sheep, 71 head 50-60 lbs 200.00-235.00, 20 head 50-60 lbs 230.00-240.00 Hair Sheep, 44 head 60-70 lbs 210.00-235.00, 30 head 60-70 lbs 195.00-230.00 Hair Sheep, 26 head 70-80 lbs 210.00-237.00, 83 head 70-80 lbs 210.00-230.00 Hair Sheep, 35 head 80-90 lbs 187.00-230.00, 138 head 80-90 lbs 187.00-225.00 Hair Sheep, 55 head 90-110 lbs 185.00-210.00, 29 head 90-110 lbs 170.00-180.00 Hair Sheep, 14 head 110-130 lbs 185.00-205.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 10 head 100-120 lbs 95.00-110.00, 9 head 100-120 lbs 95.00-105.00 Hair Sheep, 86 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-100.00, 29 head 120-160 lbs 75.00-105.00 Hair Sheep, 147 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-95.00, 3 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-80.00 Hair Sheep, 51 head 200-300 lbs 60.00-85.00; UTILITY 1-3: 7 head 80-120 lbs 70.00-90.00, 7 head 100-160 lbs 60.00-90.00 Hair Sheep, 10 head 120-160 lbs 55.00-80.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 4 head 160-200 lbs 85.00-110.00, 4 head 160-200 lbs 80.00-110.00 Hair Sheep, 6 head 200-300 lbs 57.00-105.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly steady to 10.00 higher on a light supply. Nannies sold mostly steady with some weakness noted in heavy nannies weighing over 130 lbs. Bucks traded mostly steady with some firmness noted in Selection 1 bucks. Wethers traded mostly steady to 10.00 higher. Demand good. Today's goat supply consisted of 30 percent kids, 48 percent nannies, and 22 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 18 head 40-60 lbs 160.00-190.00, 26 head 60-80 lbs 200.00-225.00, 6 head 60-80 lbs 205.00-225.00, 26 head 80-100 lbs 220.00-245.00, 6 head 80-100 lbs 255.00-255.00; SEL 2: 35 head 40-60 lbs 135.00-165.00, 53 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-205.00; SEL 3: 66 head 40-60 lbs 100.00-130.00, 26 head 60-80 lbs 140.00-165.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 48 head 80-130 lbs 200.00-235.00, 50 head 130-180 lbs 220.00-260.00; SEL 2: 130 head 80-130 lbs 155.00-205.00, 42 head 130-180 lbs 190.00-235.00; SEL 3: 34 head 50-80 lbs 110.00-130.00, 94 head 80-130 lbs 120.00-165.00, 32 head 80-130 lbs 100.00-120.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 23 head 100-150 lbs 235.00-280.00, 26 head 150-250 lbs 290.00-395.00; SEL 2: 7 head 80-100 lbs 180.00-205.00, 37 head 100-150 lbs 200.00-250.00, 7 head 150-250 lbs 250.00-290.00; SEL 3: 21 head 80-100 lbs 135.00-160.00, 12 head 100-150 lbs 155.00-205.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 13 head 100-150 lbs 270.00-340.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 440.00-500.00; SEL 2: 9 head 80-100 lbs 210.00-225.00, 5 head 100-150 lbs 240.00-265.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 295.00-325.00; SEL 3: 3 head 80-100 lbs 165.00-195.00, 7 head 100-150 lbs 185.00-225.00.

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-