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

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 1950; Last Week: 2697; Year Ago:  1720.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1440; Last Week: 1018; Year Ago: 1285.

Slaughter Sheep: No report due to shortened Federal holiday schedule.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly 5.00- 15.00 lower. Nannies and Bucks traded mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Wethers steady compared to a very light test. Overall quality of offerings poorer, especially in Nannies and Kids. Demand good. Today's goat supply consisted of 42 percent kids, 34 percent nannies, and 24 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 16 head 40-60 lbs 145.00-170.00, 13 head 60-80 lbs 175.00-205.00, 15 head 80-100 lbs 195.00-220.00, 33 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-225.00; SEL 2: 61 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-150.00, 23 head 60-80 lbs 155.00-185.00, 3 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-195.00; SEL 3: 73 head 40-60 lbs 95.00-125.00, 57 head 60-80 lbs 125.00-155.00, 8 head 60-80 lbs 135.00-160.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 27 head 80-130 lbs 190.00-230.00, 36 head 130-180 lbs 230.00-255.00; SEL 2: 9 head 50-80 lbs 120.00-145.00, 28 head 80-130 lbs 150.00-180.00, 23 head 130-180 lbs 185.00-225.00; SEL 3: 12 head 50-80 lbs 100.00-125.00, 50 head 80-130 lbs 120.00-165.00, 60 head 80-130 lbs 80.00-110.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 34 head 100-150 lbs 230.00-270.00, 10 head 150-250 lbs 285.00-345.00; SEL 2: 11 head 80-100 lbs 165.00-185.00, 25 head 100-150 lbs 195.00-240.00, 13 head 150-250 lbs 265.00-310.00; SEL 3: 36 head 80-100 lbs 125.00-165.00, 16 head 100-150 lbs 160.00-200.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 14 head 100-150 lbs 270.00-285.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 310.00-365.00; SEL 2: 8 head 80-100 lbs 175.00-200.00, 6 head 100-150 lbs 220.00-250.00, 1 head 150-250 lbs 300.00.

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.