New Holland, Pa.
May 6, 2019
Reports Supplied by USDA

SHEEP/LAMB RECEIPTS: 2,519; Last Week: 4,071.

GOAT RECEIPTS: 1,553; Last Week: 1,356.

Compared to last week: Trade activity moderate on good demand. Slaughter lambs traded mostly 6.00 to 20.00/cwt higher. No comparable trades for trend on slaughter ewes and bucks, but firm undertones noted. Trade mixed on slaughter kids. Nannies/Does traded sharply higher. Bucks/Billies mostly 5.00 to 17.00/hd higher. Wethers too lightly tested to trend. Supply included: 52% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (57% Wooled & Shorn, 32% Hair Breeds, 8% Ewes, 2% Hair Ewes, 1% Bucks); 32% Slaughter Goats (42% Kids, 33% Nannies/Does, 15% Bucks/Billies, 11%Wethers).

SLAUGHTER LAMBS: WOOLED/SHORN: CHOICE/PRIME 1-2: 17 head 97 lbs 267.00; CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 52 head 90-98 lbs 242.00-255.00, 98 head 101-149 lbs 190.00-255.00, 120 head 152-182 lbs 167.00-200.00; CHOICE 1-2: 39 head 43-49 lbs 245.00-265.00, 66 head 50-59 lbs 235.00-260.00, 65 head 60-68 lbs 240.00-265.00, 50 head 70-79 lbs 225.00-247.00, 6 head 72 lbs 250.00, 57 head 83-88 lbs 225.00-240.00, 28 head 80-87 lbs 250.00-265.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 35 head 40-48 lbs 220.00-235.00, 19 head 50-58 lbs 230.00-235.00, 5 head 65-68 lbs 205.00-220.00, 12 head 80 lbs 220.00-222.00, 2 head 98 lbs 215.00, 6 head 139 lbs 135.00; CHOICE 2-3: 2 head 98 lbs 215.00, 26 head 102-130 lbs 205.00-230.00. HAIR BREEDS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 20 head 90-96 lbs 220.00-245.00, 7 head 105-107 lbs 195.00-225.00; CHOICE 1-2: 47 head 40-48 lbs 230.00-237.00, 126 head 50-57 lbs 230.00-242.00, 69 head 60-69 lbs 235.00-250.00, 88 head 70-79 lbs 220.00-245.00, 11 head 80-85 lbs 225.00; GOOD/CHOICE 1-2: 6 head 70 lbs 190.00, 2 head 95 lbs 175.00, 6 head 105-117 lbs 175.00-190.00; CHOICE 2-3: 20 head 100-101 lbs 205.00-210.00.

EWES: GOOD 2-3: 4 head 84 lbs 115.00, 33 head 113-148 lbs 80.00-105.00, 26 head 154-190 lbs 80.00-95.00, 20 head 180-192 lbs 95.00-117.00, 14 head 221-226 lbs 90.00, 3 head 212 lbs 112.00. HAIR: GOOD 2-3: 4 head 90 lbs 90.00-95.00, 25 head 106-135 lbs 70.00-100.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS: 1-2: 1 head 65 lbs 115.00, 1 head 175 lbs 80.00, 3 head 220-245 lbs 80.00-85.00, 3 head 285-290 lbs 75.00.

SLAUGHTER KIDS (hd): SEL 1: 35 head 50-55 lbs 200.00-225.00, 13 head 60-65 lbs 220.00-235.00, 8 head 70-75 lbs 235.00-240.00, 1 head 85 lbs 245.00, 5 head 90 lbs 260.00. SEL 2: 18 head 40-45 lbs 160.00-175.00, 21 head 50-55 lbs 185.00-190.00, 12 head 60-65 lbs 195.00-215.00, 2 head 80 lbs 230.00. SEL 3: 79 head 40-45 lbs 125.00-150.00, 9 head 50-55 lbs 170.00, 1 head 65 lbs 190.00, 5 head 70-75 lbs 205.00-210.00.

SLAUGHTER NANNIES/DOES (hd): SEL 1: 8 head 60-65 lbs 165.00-175.00, 14 head, 80-85 lbs 175.00-190.00, 20 head 90 lbs 200.00-215.00, 34 head 100-135 lbs 230.00-280.00, 5 head 150-160 lbs 290.00; SEL 2: 4 head 65 lbs 150.00-160.00, 14 head 70 lbs 140.00-175.00, 1 head 80 lbs 170.00, 29 head 100-140 lbs 210.00-245.00, 1 head 180 lbs 260.00. SEL 3: 16 head 60-65 lbs 115.00-130.00, 2 head 70-75 lbs 125.00-135.00, 10 head 80-85 lbs 140.00-150.00, 9 head 110-130 lbs 175.00-210.00.

SLAUGHTER BUCKS/BILLIES (hd): SEL 1: 6 head 70-75 lbs 210.00-225.00, 4 head 80-85 lbs 230.00-235.00, 5 head 90-95 lbs 240.00-245.00, 13 head 100-125 lbs 245.00-325.00, 12 head 150-195 lbs 290.00-460.00, 5 head 200-240 lbs 445.00-590.00; SEL 2: 3 head 80 lbs 195.00, 5 head 95 lbs 200.00-215.00, 13 head 110-135 lbs 210.00-275.00; SEL 3: 5 head 50 lbs 145.00-165.00, 2 head 85 lbs 175.00.

SLAUGHTER WETHERS (hd): SEL 1: 3 head 55 lbs 370.00, 11 head 90-95 lbs 355.00-370.00, 17 head 100-130 lbs 345.00-385.00, 3 head 150-160 lbs 375.00-385.00; SEL 2: 6 head 80-85 lbs 275.00-300.00, 7 head 90 lbs 320.00-335.00, 1 head 125 lbs 335.00; SEL 3: 2 head 50 lbs 200.00, 3 head 70-75 lbs 230.00-235.00, 1 head 100 lbs 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 AMS Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News PA Dept of Ag Market News New Holland, PA; 7173542391; https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov; https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov/viewReport/1913