New Holland, Pa.
Aug. 20, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2152; Last Monday: 9237; Year Ago:  4334.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 817; Last Monday: 5893; Year Ago: 3290.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week's special sales, Slaughter Lambs fell another 10.00/cwt from Friday's sale, 10.00-20.00 under last Tuesday's prices. Slaughter Ewes traded mostly steady to weak. Demand moderate to good. Supply included 82 percent Lambs, 17 percent Ewes, and 1 percent Bucks. All prices per cwt.

SlAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 29 head 90-110 lbs 180.00-192.00, 36 head 90-110 lbs 172.00-175.00, 17 head 110-130 lbs 157.00-175.00, 22 head 110-130 lbs 150.00-175.00, 24 head 130-150 lbs 145.00-165.00; CHOICE 1-2: 24 head 50-60 lbs 185.00-205.00, 176 head 50-60 lbs 160.00-195.00, 16 head 60-70 lbs 180.00-190.00, 43 head 60-70 lbs 170.00-180.00, 33 head 70-80 lbs 160.00-185.00, 98 head 70-80 lbs 165.00-195.00, 79 head 80-90 lbs 165.00-192.00, 27 head 80-90 lbs 155.00-175.00; CHOICE 2-3: 96 head 90-110 lbs 150.00-172.00, 8 head 90-110 lbs 150.00-160.00, 49 head 110-130 lbs 135.00-150.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 32 head 50-60 lbs 140.00-170.00, 32 head 50-60 lbs 145.00-170.00 Hair Sheep, 9 head 60-70 lbs 150.00-180.00, 43 head 60-70 lbs 140.00-170.00 Hair Sheep, 39 head 70-80 lbs 150.00-175.00, 37 head 70-80 lbs 140.00-172.00, 7 head 80-90 lbs 150.00-175.00, 10 head 80-90 lbs 150.00-155.00, 6 head 90-110 lbs 140.00-150.00, 12 head 90-110 lbs 130.00-147.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 43 head 80-120 lbs 70.00-97.00, 15 head 120-160 lbs 70.00-95.00, 8 head 120-160 lbs 65.00-70.00, 28 head 160-200 lbs 50.00-82.00; GOOD 3-4: 9 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-75.00, 12 head 160-200 lbs 50.00-57.00, 4 head 200-300 lbs 40.00-50.00; UTILITY 1-3: 10 head 80-120 lbs 70.00-70.00, 6 head 80-120 lbs 60.00-75.00, 52 head 120-180 lbs 40.00-60.00; CULL 1-2: 16 head 100-130 lbs 30.00-45.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 7 head 160-200 lbs 115.00-130.00, 3 head 160-200 lbs 100.00-125.00, 3 head 200-300 lbs 95.00-105.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week's special sales, a much lighter run of goats on offer. Slaughter Kids traded mostly steady to 10.00 higher with most movement in Selection 1 kids. Nannies mostly 10.00-20.00 higher. Bucks and Wethers unevenly steady on a light test. Demand good. Today's goat supply consisted of 58 percent kids, 26 percent nannies, and 16 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 8 head 20-40 lbs 115.00-120.00, 18 head 40-60 lbs 150.00-175.00, 25 head 60-80 lbs 200.00-235.00, 19 head 60-80 lbs 210.00-230.00, 4 head 80-100 lbs 260.00-295.00; SEL 2: 29 head 20-40 lbs 80.00-110.00, 27 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-155.00, 7 head 40-60 lbs 160.00-165.00, 6 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-180.00, 12 head 60-80 lbs 165.00-190.00; SEL 3: 26 head 20-40 lbs 60.00-85.00, 26 head 40-60 lbs 90.00-115.00, 4 head 40-60 lbs 110.00-125.00, 6 head 60-80 lbs 125.00-150.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 11 head 80-130 lbs 200.00-225.00, 13 head 130-200 lbs 230.00-245.00; SEL 2: 32 head 80-130 lbs 160.00-205.00; SEL 3: 9 head 50-80 lbs 90.00-125.00, 21 head 80-130 lbs 130.00-155.00, 5 head 80-130 lbs 105.00-110.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 3 head 100-150 lbs 260.00-300.00, 8 head 150-300 lbs 290.00-345.00; SEL 2: 6 head 80-100 lbs 190.00-200.00, 4 head 100-150 lbs 195.00-220.00; SEL 3: 3 head 80-100 lbs 150.00-190.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 4 head 80-100 lbs 290.00-315.00, 5 head 100-150 lbs 315.00-375.00; SEL 2: 7 head 80-100 lbs 225.00-250.00, 5 head 100-150 lbs 250.00-285.00; SEL 3: 3 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-175.00, 6 head 100-150 lbs 225.00-250.00.

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.