New Holland Cattle

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New Holland, PA Thu Feb 21, 2013 USDA - Market News
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, February 21, 2013

Cattle Calves
This Week: 986 561
Last Week: 948 540
Last Year: 1107 627
When compared to last Thursday`s sale, slaughter steers sold mostly
2.00-3.00 lower. Demand was moderate. Slaughter Holsteins steady to 2.00
lower compared to last week. Demand was moderate. Slaughter heifers
1.00-2.00 lower compared on a very light test. Slaughter cows mostly
steady to 2.00 lower. Demand was good. Cattle supplies included 329
slaughter steers; 92 heifers; 502 cows; 58 bulls; and 5 feeder cattle.
All prices per cwt.
Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1250-1650 lbs 126.00-
128.75. Choice 2-3 1270-1600 lbs 122.00-125.50. Select 1-3 1250-1650
lbs 115.00-121.50.
Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1500-1650 lbs 109.00-
109.50. Choice 2-3 1550-1650 lbs 106.00-108.75. Select 1-3 1400-1600
lbs 99.00-105.50.
Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1350-1450 lbs 120.00-
122.50. Choice 2-3 1300-1400 lbs 117.00-119.00. Select 1-3 1100-1350
lbs 113.00-115.00.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg. Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Premium White 65-75 75.00-76.00 77.00-79.00 68.00-73.50
Breakers 75-80 73.00-76.50 77.00-79.50 66.00-72.50
Boners 80-85 71.00-75.50 76.00-79.00 65.00-70.00
Lean 88-90 69.00-73.50 74.00-77.00 62.00-68.50
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1250-1850 lbs average dress 93.00-96.50;
1400-1550 lbs high dress 97.50-107.00; 990-1950 lbs low dress 88.00-92.50.
Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Graded bull calves sold mostly 10.00-
20.00 lower compared to last week on moderate demand. Heifers sold mostly
10.00-20.00 lower on moderate demand compared to last week. Ag Market
News LLC under the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 384 head for this
Thursday's graded sale. One hundred percent supply Holstein calves unless
otherwise noted. All prices per cwt.
Graded Bull Calves: Number 1 86-128 lbs 120.00-140.00. Number 2
112-128 lbs 120.00-125.00; 88-110 lbs 130.00-137.00; 80-86 lbs 117.00.
Number 3 80-130 lbs 108.00-119.00; 72-78 lbs 50.00. Utility 80-110 lbs
30.00-40.00; 60-78 lbs 17.00.
Holstein Heifer Calves: 85-115 lbs 90.00-120.00. Number 2 80-110
lbs 50.00-85.00. Utility/Non tubing 70-90 lbs 40.00-60.00.

Source: USDA Ag Market News, New Holland-Lancaster County, PA
Levi Geyer OIC / Cell 717-406-7350 / 717-354-2391
John Stacy, Market Reporter/ Office 717-354-2391
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS142.txt
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