New Holland, Pa.
Oct. 8, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2525; Last Monday: 3247; Year Ago:  2333.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 2261; Last Monday: 2521; Year Ago: 1906.

Slaughter Sheep: Not reported due to shortened Columbus Day Holiday Schedule.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Selection 1 Slaughter Kids traded steady with some firmness noted in a large volume of good quality wether kids. Demand good, especially for wether kids, partially due to the upcoming Navratri holiday. Selection 2 and 3 kids sold mostly steady to 15.00 lower. Nannies sold mostly steady to 20.00 higher with most movement in Selection 1 nannies. Bucks traded mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Wethers mostly steady to 20.00 higher. Demand moderate. Today's goat supply consisted of 48 percent kids, 26 percent nannies, and 26 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 11 head 40-60 lbs 125.00-150.00, 7 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-175.00, 36 head 60-80 lbs 190.00-225.00, 10 head 80-100 lbs 185.00-205.00, 109 head 80-100 lbs 230.00-250.00; SEL 2: 21 head 40-60 lbs 100.00-135.00, 32 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-135.00, 32 head 60-80 lbs 120.00-145.00, 47 head 60-80 lbs 130.00-170.00, 35 head 80-100 lbs 150.00-165.00; SEL 3: 18 head 20-40 lbs 60.00-80.00, 24 head 40-60 lbs 75.00-95.00, 15 head 40-60 lbs 105.00-115.00, 30 head 60-80 lbs 90.00-120.00, 19 head 60-80 lbs 125.00-135.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 21 head 80-130 lbs 185.00-215.00, 20 head 130-180 lbs 205.00-225.00; SEL 2: 49 head 80-130 lbs 105.00-155.00, 8 head 130-180 lbs 170.00-180.00; SEL 3: 29 head 50-80 lbs 60.00-80.00, 28 head 50-80 lbs 50.00-75.00, 83 head 80-130 lbs 75.00-125.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 5 head 100-150 lbs 210.00-235.00, 9 head 150-250 lbs 270.00-335.00; SEL 2: 13 head 80-100 lbs 120.00-155.00, 12 head 100-150 lbs 175.00-210.00, 9 head 150-250 lbs 225.00-230.00; SEL 3: 28 head 50-100 lbs 50.00-80.00, 33 head 80-100 lbs 80.00-125.00, 20 head 100-150 lbs 140.00-175.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 21 head 80-100 lbs 260.00-275.00, 21 head 100-150 lbs 325.00-395.00, 4 head 150-250 lbs 400.00-435.00; SEL 2: 20 head 80-100 lbs 215.00-255.00, 26 head 100-150 lbs 260.00-330.00; SEL 3: 11 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-200.00.

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.