New Holland, Pa.
Sept. 17, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2563; Last Monday: 3308; Year Ago:  3057.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 2864; Last Monday: 1381; Year Ago: 2976.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week, Slaughter Lambs sold mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Slaughter Ewes traded mostly steady. Overall quality of receipts poorer than prior week. Prices slumped throughout the sale. Demand moderate. Supply included 90 percent Lambs, 9 percent Ewes, and 1 percent Bucks. All prices per cwt.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 104 head 90-110 lbs 160.00-180.00, 60 head 110-130 lbs 140.00-167.00, 11 head 110-130 lbs 150.00-160.00, 55 head 130-150 lbs 140.00-160.00, 13 head 150-200 lbs 130.00-150.00; CHOICE 1-2: 5 head 40-50 lbs 180.00-190.00, 15 head 50-60 lbs 182.00-215.00, 47 head 50-60 lbs 175.00-205.00, 13 head 60-70 lbs 190.00-210.00, 19 head 60-70 lbs 165.00-197.00, 57 head 70-80 lbs 160.00-185.00, 64 head 70-80 lbs 150.00-165.00, 114 head 70-80 lbs 120.00-140.00, 89 head 80-90 lbs 145.00-165.00, 132 head 80-90 lbs 140.00-160.00, 13 head 80-90 lbs 175.00-185.00; CHOICE 2-3: 260 head 90-110 lbs 135.00-162.00, 90 head 90-110 lbs 130.00-152.00, 85 head 110-130 lbs 120.00-145.00, 6 head 110-130 lbs 130.00-145.00, 12 head 130-150 lbs 122.00-137.00, 2 head 130-150 lbs 110.00-120.00, 12 head 150-200 lbs 110.00-125.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 5 head 40-50 lbs 165.00-170.00, 12 head 50-60 lbs 155.00-170.00, 27 head 50-60 lbs 140.00-170.00, 45 head 60-70 lbs 145.00-175.00, 40 head 60-70 lbs 140.00-160.00, 68 head 70-80 lbs 120.00-140.00, 31 head 70-80 lbs 120.00-145.00, 16 head 80-90 lbs 120.00-142.00, 22 head 80-90 lbs 120.00-142.00, 49 head 90-110 lbs 115.00-135.00, 6 head 90-110 lbs 115.00-120.00, 5 head 110-130 lbs 110.00-127.00, 12 head 130-150 lbs 100.00-125.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 24 head 100-120 lbs 60.00-80.00, 10 head 100-120 lbs 65.00-85.00, 66 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-85.00, 40 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-80.00, 20 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-85.00, 3 head 200-300 lbs 60.00-80.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 5 head 160-300 lbs 70.00-107.00, 3 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-90.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids and Nannies traded mostly 5.00-15.00 lower. Bucks mostly 20.00-30.00 lower. Wethers weak on a light test. Overall quality of receipts poorer than prior week. Prices slumped throughout the sale. Demand light to moderate. Today's goat supply consisted of 37 percent kids, 48 percent nannies, and 15 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 33 head 40-60 lbs 150.00-160.00, 16 head 40-60 lbs 145.00-160.00, 17 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-175.00, 14 head 60-80 lbs 195.00-215.00, 59 head 60-80 lbs 160.00-195.00, 11 head 60-80 lbs 210.00-230.00, 4 head 80-100 lbs 180.00-210.00, 38 head 80-100 lbs 185.00-215.00, 9 head 100-120 lbs 230.00-245.00; SEL 2: 81 head 40-60 lbs 110.00-145.00, 25 head 40-60 lbs 130.00-155.00, 48 head 60-80 lbs 140.00-165.00, 40 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-180.00, 3 head 80-100 lbs 175.00-185.00; SEL 3: 43 head 40-60 lbs 85.00-115.00, 4 head 40-60 lbs 100.00-110.00, 55 head 60-80 lbs 110.00-135.00, 6 head 60-80 lbs 145.00-155.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 40 head 80-130 lbs 150.00-190.00, 24 head 130-180 lbs 185.00-225.00; SEL 2: 8 head 50-80 lbs 110.00-130.00, 138 head 80-130 lbs 115.00-145.00, 7 head 130-180 lbs 155.00-175.00; SEL 3: 58 head 50-80 lbs 70.00-100.00, 21 head 50-80 lbs 40.00-55.00, 285 head 80-130 lbs 90.00-120.00, 70 head 80-130 lbs 65.00-80.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 15 head 100-150 lbs 215.00-235.00, 18 head 150-250 lbs 260.00-335.00; SEL 2: 26 head 80-100 lbs 150.00-175.00, 21 head 100-150 lbs 170.00-200.00, 11 head 150-250 lbs 245.00-260.00; SEL 3: 32 head 80-100 lbs 100.00-135.00, 16 head 100-150 lbs 145.00-185.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 185.00-195.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 4 head 100-150 lbs 320.00-365.00, 9 head 150-250 lbs 335.00-370.00, 3 head 150-250 lbs 390.00-410.00; SEL 2: 10 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-265.00, 6 head 100-150 lbs 260.00-300.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 300.00-320.00; SEL 3: 17 head 80-100 lbs 135.00-165.00, 3 head 100-250 lbs 190.00-265.00.

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.