New Holland Sales Stables

101 Fulton Street
New Holland, Pa. 17557

Sale Every Monday starting at 7:30 am

For more information call
717-354-4341

LN_LS140
New Holland    Mon Mar 16, 2015    USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Livestock Auction Report for Monday, March 16, 2015
  
                Cattle   Calves     
This Week:       658      476           
Last Week:       814      663
Year Ago:        556      407

   When compared to last Monday's sale, Slaughter steers traded mostly weak
on a very light test. High dressing Lean Steers are steers sold primarily
to the ethnic market and most are extremely lean. Today those steers traded
1.00-2.00 higher than last week. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 1.00
higher compared to last week. Demand was good. Slaughter Bulls sold mostly
1.00-2.00 higher. Cattle supplies included 79 slaughter steers; 128 heifers;
304 cows; 67 bulls and 80 feeder cattle. All prices quoted per cwt.

   Slaughter Steers: Select 1-3 1350-1600 lbs 156.00-160.00. High dressing
Lean Steers 165.00-179.00.

   Slaughter Cows:   
                 Percent Lean   Avg. Dressing  High Dressing   Low Dressing
Premium White       65-75       103.00-107.00  -------------   ------------
Breakers            75-80       105.00-114.00  116.00-118.00   98.00-104.00
Boners              80-85       105.00-111.00  112.00-114.00   98.00-104.00
Lean                85-90        96.00-103.00  104.50-107.00   87.00-95.00 
  
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  870-2220 lbs Avg Dress 142.00-148.00,
High Dress 158.00-162.00, very High Dress 166.00-171.00, individual 188.00,
Low Dress 130.00-139.00, very Low Dress 121.00-131.00.

   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Holstein bull
calves sold mostly steady to 20.00 higher. Holstein heifer calves sold 20.00-
40.00 higher on a very light test. Demand was good. All prices per cwt.     

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  120-130 lbs 400.00-435.00; 85-115 lbs
450.00-500.00. Number 2  120-130 lbs 375.00-385.00; 75-110 lbs 425.00-475.00.
Number 3 100-130 lbs 325.00-400.00; 75-100 lbs 350.00-425.00. Utility 65-85
lbs 100.00-200.00; 90-100 lbs 200.00-300.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  85-110 lbs 325.00-350.00; Number 2  75-80
lbs 200.00-275.00; Utility 50-75 lbs 50.00-100.00; 80-110 lbs 125.00-175.00.    

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-Lancaster County, PA
         Levi Geyer, OIC / Cell 717-406-7350
         John Stacy, Market Reporter / Office 717-354-2391 
         Kayley Ellis, Alex Wright, Market Reporters / Office 717-354-2391
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS140.txt

         For all USDA Livestock and Grain market reports:               
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/LSMNpubs/index.htm

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