New Holland Cattle

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New Holland, PA Thu Feb 28, 2013 USDA - Market News
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, February 28, 2013

Cattle Calves
This Week: 990 525
Last Week: 986 561
Last Year: 950 602
When compared to last Thursday`s sale, slaughter steers sold mostly
steady to 1.00 lower. Demand was moderate. Slaughter Holsteins 1.00-
2.00 lower compared to last week. Demand was moderate. Slaughter
heifers 2.00-3.00 lower on a very light test. Slaughter cows mostly
1.00-2.00 higher. Demand was good. Cattle supplies included 305
slaughter steers; 80 heifers; 561 cows; 34 bulls; and 10 feeder cattle.
All prices per cwt.
Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1250-1650 lbs 125.00-
129.00. Choice 2-3 1270-1600 lbs 121.00-124.75. Select 1-3 1250-1650
lbs 115.00-120.50.
Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1500-1650 lbs 109.00-
110.00. Choice 2-3 1550-1650 lbs 105.00-108.50. Select 1-3 1400-1600
lbs 101.00-104.50.
Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1350-1450 lbs 120.00-
124.00. Choice 2-3 1300-1400 lbs 114.00-116.50. Select 1-3 1100-1350
lbs 107.00-110.00.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg. Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Premium White 65-75 71.00-75.00 77.50-80.00 66.00-70.00
Breakers 75-80 74.00-77.50 78.00-81.50 69.00-73.50
Boners 80-85 73.00-77.50 78.00-82.00 68.00-72.50
Lean 88-90 69.00-73.50 74.00-77.00 63.00-68.50
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1250-1850 lbs average dress 92.00-96.00;
1400-1550 lbs high dress 97.00-100.00, very high 109.00-110.00; 1125-2100
lbs low dress 83.00-89.00.
Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Graded bull calves sold mostly 10.00-
20.00 higher compared to last week on moderate demand. Heifers sold mostly
steady on moderate demand compared to last week. Ag Market News LLC under
the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 380 head for this Thursday's graded sale.
One hundred percent supply Holstein calves unless otherwise noted. All
prices per cwt.
Graded Bull Calves: Number 1 114-128 lbs 130.00-141.00; 94-112 lbs
146.00-150.00; 86-88 lbs 115.00. Number 2 112-128 lbs 131.00-140.00;
88-110 lbs 144.00-149.00; 80-86 lbs 70.00. Number 3 100-130 lbs 90.00;
90-98 lbs 120.00-131.00; 72-88 lbs 50.00-80.00. Utility 90-110 lbs
40.00-50.00; 60-88 lbs 20.00-30.00.
Holstein Heifer Calves: 85-110 lbs 90.00-125.00. Number 2 75-110
lbs 55.00-85.00. Utility/Non tubing 75-105 lbs 20.00-50.00.

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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