New Holland, Pa.
Sept. 10, 2018
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 3308; Last Monday: 3870; Year Ago: 2074.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1381; Last Monday: 1785; Year Ago: 2497.

Slaughter Sheep: No comparison due to federal holiday last week. A heavy supply of lambs on offer, especially hair lambs weighing 60-80 lbs and wool lambs weighing 90-130 lbs. A steady to weak undertone was noted. 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: 79 head 90-110 lbs 167.00-185.00, 48 head 90-110 lbs 165.00-175.00, 17 head 110-130 lbs 170.00-180.00, 5 head 110-150 lbs 140.00-155.00, 46 head 130-150 lbs 140.00-162.00, 3 head 150-200 lbs 140.00-150.00; CHOICE 1-2: 8 head 40-50 lbs 205.00-220.00, 33 head 40-50 lbs 217.00-220.00, 32 head 50-60 lbs 190.00-215.00, 44 head 50-60 lbs 180.00-200.00, 39 head 60-70 lbs 185.00-200.00, 186 head 60-70 lbs 160.00-188.00, 75 head 70-80 lbs 160.00-185.00, 380 head 70-80 lbs 150.00-165.00, 93 head 80-90 lbs 160.00-190.00, 76 head 80-90 lbs 146.00-167.00; CHOICE 2-3: 243 head 90-110 lbs 152.00-177.00, 89 head 90-110 lbs 140.00-160.00, 255 head 110-130 lbs 140.00-165.00, 5 head 110-130 lbs 135.00-140.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 20 head 40-50 lbs 165.00-185.00, 15 head 40-50 lbs 145.00-150.00, 39 head 50-60 lbs 166.00-170.00, 57 head 50-60 lbs 155.00-177.00, 55 head 60-70 lbs 150.00-177.00, 80 head 60-70 lbs 130.00-165.00, 58 head 70-80 lbs 140.00-160.00, 62 head 80-90 lbs 140.00-165.00, 58 head 90-110 lbs 130.00-155.00, 42 head 110-130 lbs 130.00-135.00.

SLAUGHTER EWES: GOOD 2-3: 22 head 80-120 lbs 60.00-90.00, 19 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-95.00, 67 head 120-160 lbs 60.00-85.00, 15 head 160-200 lbs 50.00-85.00, 2 head 160-200 lbs 50.00-60.00, 7 head 200-300 lbs 60.00-80.00; UTILITY 1-3: 21 head 80-120 lbs 47.00-65.00, 18 head 80-120 lbs 45.00-65.00, 27 head 120-160 lbs 38.00-55.00; CULL 1-2: 33 head 80-160 lbs 25.00-35.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 4 head 120-160 lbs 100.00-125.00, 5 head 160-200 lbs 95.00-100.00, 2 head 160-200 lbs 90.00-90.00, 8 head 200-300 lbs 65.00-95.00.

Slaughter Goats: Compared to last week, Slaughter Kids traded mostly steady to 10.00 higher with most movement in Selection 1 kids. Nannies traded steady to 10.00 lower. Bucks mostly steady to 20.00 higher with most movement in heavy bucks weighing over 150 lbs. Wethers mostly steady compared to a light test. Some firmness noted in a heavier supply of good quality Selection 1 wethers. Overall quality of receipts better than prior week. Demand moderate. Today's goat supply consisted of 25 percent kids, 35 percent nannies, and 40 percent bucks and wethers. All goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

SLAUGHTER KIDS: SEL 1: 33 head 40-60 lbs 145.00-165.00, 28 head 60-80 lbs 175.00-195.00, 6 head 80-100 lbs 215.00-220.00; SEL 2: 39 head 40-60 lbs 120.00-150.00, 14 head 60-80 lbs 150.00-175.00; SEL 3: 3 head 40-60 lbs 90.00-125.00, 12 head 60-80 lbs 120.00-145.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES: SEL 1: 25 head 80-130 lbs 170.00-195.00, 5 head 130-180 lbs 200.00-225.00; SEL 2: 14 head 50-80 lbs 100.00-105.00, 50 head 80-130 lbs 130.00-170.00, 5 head 130-18 lbs 170.00-195.00; SEL 3: 35 head 50-80 lbs 70.00-100.00, 69 head 80-130 lbs 90.00-140.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES: SEL 1: 15 head 100-150 lbs 240.00-275.00, 7 head 150-250 lbs 305.00-320.00, 6 head 150-250 lbs 340.00-350.00; SEL 2: 3 head 80-100 lbs 190.00-205.00, 38 head 100-150 lbs 190.00-240.00, 10 head 150-250 lbs 270.00-295.00; SEL 3: 5 head 80-100 lbs 165.00-175.00, 8 head 100-150 lbs 175.00-200.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS: SEL 1: 9 head 80-100 lbs 260.00-280.00, 27 head 100-150 lbs 335.00-400.00, 45 head 150-250 lbs 425.00-445.00, 6 head 150-250 lbs 450.00-470.00; SEL 2: 7 head 100-150 lbs 300.00-320.00; SEL 3: 23 head 80-150 lbs 195.00-255.00.

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.