New Holland, Pa.
March 4, 2019
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2549; Last Week: 2014; Year Ago:  1739.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1757; Last Week: 1681; Year Ago: 1546.

Slaughter Sheep: Compared to last week, Slaughter Lambs traded unevenly steady. Ewes mostly steady. Bucks mostly steady on another light test. Demand good. Slaughter supply consisted of 85 percent lambs, 14 percent ewes, and 1 percent bucks. All prices per cwt.

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 26 head 80-90 lbs 270.00-300.00, 13 head 80-90 lbs 255.00-262.00, 20 head 90-110 lbs 250.00-265.00, 74 head 90-110 lbs 227.00-257.00, 9 head 110-130 lbs 202.00-230.00, 8 head 110-130 lbs 200.00-215.00, 10 head 150-200 lbs 157.00-170.00, 3 head 150-200 lbs 177.00-185.00; CHOICE 1-2: 48 head 40-50 lbs 275.00-310.00, 57 head 40-50 lbs 260.00-300.00, 28 head 50-60 lbs 275.00-300.00, 175 head 50-60 lbs 265.00-295.00, 39 head 60-70 lbs 260.00-290.00, 58 head 60-70 lbs 255.00-290.00, 62 head 70-80 lbs 250.00-272.00, 52 head 70-80 lbs 240.00-255.00, 34 head 80-90 lbs 232.00-257.00, 82 head 80-90 lbs 222.00-245.00; CHOICE 2-3: 110 head 90-110 lbs 215.00-245.00, 56 head 90-110 lbs 190.00-222.00, 123 head 110-130 lbs 177.00-210.00, 29 head 110-130 lbs 165.00-190.00, 102 head 130-150 lbs 155.00-185.00, 12 head 130-150 lbs 145.00-155.00, 33 head 150-200 lbs 140.00-160.00, 2 head 150-200 lbs 145.00-145.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 5 head 40-50 lbs 240.00-250.00, 15 head 40-50 lbs 200.00-240.00, 13 head 50-60 lbs 230.00-265.00, 86 head 50-60 lbs 225.00-260.00, 38 head 60-70 lbs 220.00-260.00, 42 head 60-70 lbs 225.00-255.00, 49 head 70-80 lbs 225.00-250.00, 45 head 70-80 lbs 216.00-245.00, 28 head 80-90 lbs 215.00-227.00, 17 head 80-90 lbs 220.00-220.00, 41 head 90-110 lbs 177.00-215.00, 30 head 90-110 lbs 175.00-190.00, 8 head 150-200 lbs 125.00-137.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 5 head 80-120 lbs 100.00-120.00, 72 head 80-120 lbs 95.00-125.00, 40 head 120-160 lbs 80.00-115.00, 7 head 120-160 lbs 85.00-120.00, 35 head 160-200 lbs 70.00-100.00, 6 head 200-300 lbs 70.00-95.00; UTILITY 1-3: 55 head 80-160 lbs 60.00-100.00, 24 head 80-120 lbs 70.00-105.00, 7 head 160-200 lbs 60.00-60.00; CULL 1-2: 19 head 80-120 lbs 60.00-75.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 2 head 160-200 lbs 100.00, 6 head 160-200 lbs 120.00-132.00, 3 head 200-300 lbs 80.00-100.00, 2 head 200-300 lbs 80.00-90.00, 2 head 200-300 lbs 65.00-70.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly steady to 10.00 lower. Nannies and Bucks traded mostly steady. Wethers steady on another light test. Demand good. Today's goat supply consisted of 42 percent kids, 38 percent nannies, and 20 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 13 head 40-60 lbs 160.00-185.00, 81 head 60-80 lbs 185.00-215.00, 35 head 60-80 lbs 205.00-220.00, 28 head 80-100 lbs 210.00-225.00, 45 head 80-100 lbs 220.00-235.00, 7 head 100-120 lbs 220.00-230.00; SEL 2: 30 head 40-60 lbs 130.00-155.00, 40 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-180.00, 4 head 80-100 lbs 190.00-215.00; SEL 3: 49 head 40-60 lbs 85.00-125.00, 18 head 60-80 lbs 130.00-160.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 14 head 80-130 lbs 195.00-230.00, 30 head 130-200 lbs 235.00-275.00; SEL 2: 61 head 80-130 lbs 165.00-205.00, 22 head 130-180 lbs 205.00-235.00; SEL 3: 22 head 50-80 lbs 90.00-115.00, 137 head 80-130 lbs 115.00-160.00, 9 head 80-130 lbs 95.00-105.00, 26 head 130-180 lbs 160.00-180.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 10 head 100-150 lbs 245.00-275.00, 10 head 150-250 lbs 280.00-340.00, 9 head 150-300 lbs 375.00-425.00; SEL 2: 4 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-190.00, 19 head 100-150 lbs 190.00-245.00, 8 head 150-250 lbs 270.00-305.00; SEL 3: 11 head 80-100 lbs 165.00-180.00, 17 head 100-150 lbs 170.00-210.00, 5 head 150-250 lbs 235.00-265.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 3 head 80-100 lbs 240.00-250.00, 14 head 100-150 lbs 260.00-325.00, 5 head 150-300 lbs 325.00-375.00; SEL 2: 14 head 80-100 lbs 210.00-220.00, 13 head 100-150 lbs 240.00-260.00, 5 head 150-250 lbs 295.00-300.00; SEL 3: 3 head 80-100 lbs 170.00-195.00, 6 head 100-150 lbs 200.00-220.00.

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.