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 02, 2015    USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Livestock Auction Report for Monday, March 2, 2015
  
                Cattle   Calves     
This Week:       690      400           
Last Week:       698      431
Year Ago:        504      366

   When compared to last Monday's sale, Slaughter steers traded mostly 1.00-2.00
lower 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
3.00-4.00 lower than last week. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 2.00 higher
compared to last week. Demand was good. Slaughter Bulls sold mostly weak. Cattle
supplies included 88 slaughter steers; 125 heifers; 328 cows; 96 bulls and
53 feeder cattle. All prices quoted per cwt.

   Slaughter Steers: Choice 2-3 1350-1650 lbs 160.00-166.00. Select 1-3 1300-1650
lbs 154.00-158.00. High dressing Lean Steers 167.00-174.00.

   Slaughter Cows:   
                 Percent Lean   Avg. Dressing  High Dressing   Low Dressing
Premium White       65-75       101.00-106.00  -------------   ------------
Breakers            75-80       104.00-111.00  112.50-117.00   99.00-103.00
Boners              80-85       107.00-114.00  115.00-118.00   99.00-106.00
Lean                85-90        96.00-104.00  105.00-109.00   90.00-95.00 
  
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  930-2415 lbs 138.00-146.00, High Dress
147.00-160.00, very High Dress 169.00-174.00, Low Dress 131.00-138.00, very Low
Dress 121.00-129.00.

   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Holstein bull calves sold 
mostly steady to 20.00 higher, except number 3 calves sold sharply higher. Holstein 
heifer calves sold sharply higher on a very light test. Demand was good.  All prices 
per cwt.     

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  100-120 lbs 410.00-435.00; 85-100 lbs 450.00-460.00. 
Number 2  100-120 lbs 385-.00-425.00; 80-100 lbs 375.00-435.00.  Number 3  115-120 lbs
325.00-360.00; 100-110 lbs 350.00-400.00; 75-95 lbs 375.00-410.00. Utility 70-110 lbs 
150.00-250.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  80-105 lbs 325.00-350.00; Number 2  60-100 lbs 
275.00-325.00; Utility 65-200 lbs 150.00-200.00.    

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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