New Holland, Pa.
Oct. 29, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 1762; Last Monday: 2789; Year Ago:  1916.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1422; Last Monday: 1928; Year Ago: 1533.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week, a lighter supply of sheep and lambs on offer. Slaughter Lambs sold mostly steady to 10.00 higher. Slaughter Ewes mostly steady. Demand moderate to good. Supply consisted of 89 percent Slaughter Lambs, 10 percent Slaughter Ewes, and 1 percent Slaughter Bucks. All sheep are sold by the hundred weight.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3:  89 head 90-110 lbs 170.00-205.00, 92 head 90-110 lbs 165.00-175.00, 74 head 110-130 lbs 162.00-200.00, 15 head 110-130 lbs 155.00-175.00, 16 head 130-150 lbs 165.00-185.00, 10 head 150-200 lbs 165.00-165.00;  CHOICE 1-2: 11 head 40-50 lbs 215.00-220.00, 29 head 50-60 lbs 205.00-225.00, 38 head 50-60 lbs 205.00-225.00, 5 head 60-70 lbs 205.00-215.00, 53 head 60-70 lbs 190.00-215.00, 8 head 60-70 lbs 230.00-235.00, 47 head 70-80 lbs 180.00-202.00, 53 head 70-80 lbs 180.00-212.00, 62 head 80-90 lbs 172.00-190.00, 85 head 80-90 lbs 157.00-182.00;  CHOICE 2-3: 192 head 90-110 lbs 160.00-182.00, 234 head 90-110 lbs 145.00-165.00, 80 head 110-130 lbs 145.00-170.00, 25 head 110-130 lbs 135.00-150.00, 13 head 130-150 lbs 140.00-155.00, 2 head 150-200 lbs 135.00-145.00;  GOOD/CHOICE 1-2:  18 head 40-50 lbs 185.00-200.00, 3 head 50-60 lbs 175.00-190.00, 22 head 60-70 lbs 165.00-187.00, 22 head 60-70 lbs 160.00-165.00, 33 head 70-80 lbs 160.00-182.00, 14 head 80-90 lbs 160.00-167.00, 11 head 80-90 lbs 155.00-165.00, 38 head 90-110 lbs 130.00-165.00, 6 head 90-110 lbs 120.00-135.00, 13 head 110-130 lbs 120.00-130.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 6 head 80-120 lbs 85.00-95.00, 57 head 80-120 lbs 70.00-90.00, 24 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-90.00, 33 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-95.00, 22 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-85.00, 5 head 160-200 lbs 65.00-75.00, 5 head 200-300 lbs 75.00-82.00; UTILITY 1-3:  12 head 80-125 lbs 40.00-55.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS:  4 head 120-160 lbs 75.00-100.00, 9 head 160-200 lbs 60.00-85.00, 12 head 200-300 lbs 60.00-90.00, 1 head 200-300 lbs 95.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, a lighter supply of goats on offer. Slaughter Kids sold mostly steady to 10.00 higher. Nannies sold mostly 5.00- 10.00 higher. Bucks traded mostly steady to 15.00 higher. Wethers traded mostly steady to 10.00 higher on limited comparable receipts. Demand moderate to good. Today's goat supply consisted of 52 percent kids, 32 percent nannies, and 16 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1:  30 head 40-60 lbs 160.00-190.00, 9 head 40-60 lbs 160.00-200.00, 18 head 60-80 lbs 185.00-200.00, 18 head 60-80 lbs 195.00-235.00, 18 head 80-100 lbs 195.00-235.00, 6 head 80-100 lbs 235.00-260.00; SEL 2:  99 head 40-60 lbs 135.00-170.00, 39 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-175.00, 25 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-195.00;  SEL 3:  30 head 40-60 lbs 100.00-130.00, 28 head 60-80 lbs 120.00-150.00, 5 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-170.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1:  38 head 80-130 lbs 170.00-200.00, 23 head 130-180 lbs 210.00-245.00; SEL 2:  36 head 50-80 lbs 90.00-110.00, 49 head 80-130 lbs 145.00-175.00, 17 head 130-180 lbs 180.00-205.00; SEL 3:  43 head 50-80 lbs 90.00-120.00, 20 head 50-80 lbs 70.00-95.00, 48 head 80-130 lbs 110.00-150.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1:  15 head 100-150 lbs 230.00-260.00, 11 head 150-250 lbs 310.00-355.00;  SEL 2:  5 head 50-100 lbs 125.00-155.00, 12 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-195.00, 24 head 100-150 lbs 190.00-225.00, 7 head 150-250 lbs 255.00-310.00;  SEL 3:  10 head 50-100 lbs 110.00-145.00, 20 head 80-100 lbs 125.00-155.00, 8 head 100-150 lbs 175.00-195.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1:  10 head 100-250 lbs 260.00-325.00;  SEL 2:  6 head 50-100 lbs 150.00-170.00, 6 head 80-100 lbs 200.00-245.00, 5 head 100-150 lbs 240.00-260.00.

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.