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 Dec 15, 2014     USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Livestock Auction Report for Monday, December 15, 2014

  
                Cattle   Calves     
This Week:       754      595           
Last Week:       751      517
Year Ago:        858      443

   When compared to last week's sale, slaughter cows sold firm with good 
demand. Bulls sold steady on a light test. Demand was very good for bulls. 
Cattle supplies included 113 slaughter steers; 87 heifers; 342 cows; 111 
bulls and 117 feeder calves. All prices quoted per cwt.

   Slaughter Cows:   
                 Percent Lean   Avg. Dressing  High Dressing   Low Dressing
Premium White       65-75       109.50-117.00  -------------   ------------
Breakers            75-80       103.00-109.00  110.00-117.50   95.00-101.00 
Boners              80-85       102.00-107.00  108.00-110.00   94.00-101.00
Lean                85-90        93.00-100.00  104.00-110.00   82.00-92.00  
  
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  910-1940 lbs avg dress 131.00-141.00, high 
dress 142.00-155.00, very high dress 166.00-175.00, low dress 118.00-128.00. 

   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: When compared to last week's sale, 
Holstein bull calves sold mostly steady with good demand. Heifers sold 25.00-
50.00 higher with moderate demand. All calves are Holstein unless otherwise 
notes. All prices per cwt.

   Holstein Bull Calves:  Number 1  95-115 lbs 435.00-460.00; 80-90 lbs 
450.00-485.00. Number 2  115-125 lbs 300.00-375.00; 75-110 lbs 425.00-450.00. 
Number 3  70-115 lbs 350.00-400.00. Utility 80-125 lbs 100.00-250.00; 70-85 
lbs 20.00-50.00. 

   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  90-100 lbs 300.00-375.00. Number 2  85-
95 lbs 200.00-300.00; 65-80 lbs 130.00-150.00. Non-Tubing/Utility 60-85 lbs 
30.00-100.00.

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 / 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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