New Holland Sales Stables

101 West Fulton St
New Holland, PA. 17557

Sheep and Goat Sale Every Monday at 9:00AM and Thursday at 2:00PM

For more Information call

717-354-4341

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New Holland, PA   Mon Dec 16, 2014    USDA Agricultural Market News
	
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, December 16, 2014
		
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 2784   Last Monday: 1788   Year Ago: 3176  
Goat Receipts:       2862   Last Monday: 1672   Year Ago: 2536
	
***Report format change: Traditional markets refer to lambs
that are subjected to USDA carcass grading, and marketed
through mainstream outlets. Non-Traditional markets refer to
lambs destined for slaughter outside of what would be termed
as traditional markets. ***

   Compared to last week, Slaughter Lambs sold mostly steady to
6.00 lower compared to last week. Demand was good. Slaughter
Ewes sold mostly firm compared to last week. Demand was good.
This report does not include mixed lots of sheep and lambs.
Slaughter supply consisted of 79 percent lambs, 16 percent
slaughter ewes, and 5 percent slaughter bucks. All sheep and
lambs are destined for non-traditional markets. All sheep and
lambs are sold by the hundred weight, on actual weights.

   Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional Markets: Wooled & Shorn 
Choice and Prime 2-3  40-60 lbs 235.00-287.00; 60-80 lbs 208.00-
237.00; 80-130 lbs 180.00-227.00; 130-150 lbs 160.00-182.00; few 
170 lbs 107.00. Wooled and Shorn Choice and Prime 3-4 30-50 lbs 
345.00-390.00.  Wooled and Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 40-60 lbs 
220.00-265.00; 60-90 lbs 180.00-230.00; 90-130 lbs 160.00-197.00. 
Wooled & Shorn Good and Choice 2-3 110 lbs 128.00. Wooled & Shorn
Utility and Good 1-2 30-60 lbs 195.00-205.00; 120-130 lbs 110.00. 

   Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 120-160 lbs 95.00-205.00;
160-200 lbs 86.00-97.00; Utility 1-2 110-160 lbs 110.00-120.00.   

   Slaughter Bucks: 160-180 lbs 105.00-120.00.
   
   Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, Slaughter Kids
sold mostly steady to 20.00 higher compared to last week.
Demand was moderate. Slaughter Nannies sold steady to 5.00 lower.
Demand was moderate. This report does not contain information
on single head lots as they do not reflect an accurate market
trend. Reported slaughter supply consisted of 67 percent
Slaughter Kids, 18 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 15 percent
bucks/billies and whethers. All goats are sold by the head on
estimated weights.
                      
    Slaughter Kids: Selection 1  40-60 lbs 150.00-187.00; 60-80 lbs
155.00-222.00; 80-110 lbs 200.00-275.00. Selection 2 25 lbs 97.00-
127.00; 40-60 lbs 127.00-165.00; 60-80 lbs 130.00-167.00; 80-120 lbs 
147.00-190.00. Selection 3 30-40 lbs 70.00-82.00; 40-60 lbs 80.00-
135.00; 60-80 lbs 114.00-150.00.

    Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-130 lbs 180.00-182.00;
130-170 lbs 180.00-220.00. Selection 2 80-130 lbs 150.00-175.00;
130-170 lbs 155.00-177.00. Selection 3 60-80 lbs 135.00-155.00;
80-120 lbs 110.00-162.00.

    Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1  120-130 lbs 305.00-350.00;
150-200 lbs 395.00-460.00. Selection 2 110-150 lbs 250.00-295.00; 150-
180 lbs 295.00-365.00.  Selection 3 80-100 lbs 142.00-172.00; 100-140 
lbs 200.00-250.00; 150 lbs 255.00-270.00.
  
    Slaughter Whethers: Selection 1  150 lbs 265.00-270.00.
                    
Source:  USDA Dept. of Ag Market News, New Holland-Lancaster County, PA 
         Levi Geyer, OIC / Cell 717-406-7350
         John Stacy, Market Reporters/Office 717-354-2391 
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS320.txt
 
         For all USDA Livestock and Grain market reports:               
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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.

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