New Holland Sheep and Goat

3/28/2013 3:00 PM

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New Holland, PA Mon Mar 25, 2013 USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Sheep and Goat Weighted Average for Monday, March 25, 2013
Sheep/Lamb Receipts: 3307 Last Monday: 3008 Year Ago: 2168
Goat Receipts: 2821 Last Monday: 2442 Year Ago: 2590

***Report format change: Traditional markets refer to lambs that are
subjected to USDA carcass grading, and marketed through mainstream outlets.
Non-Traditional markets refer to lambs destined for slaughter outside of
what would be termed as traditional markets. ***
Sheep and Lambs: When compared to last week, slaughter lambs sold
mostly 40.00-60.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter ewes traded
10.00-20.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter supply consisted of 83
percent lambs, 8 percent slaughter ewes, and 9 percent miscellaneous
stock. All sheep and lambs are destined for non-traditional markets.
All sheep and lambs are sold by the hundred weight,on actual weights.
Slaughter Lambs: Non-Traditional Markets: Wooled & Shorn Choice and
Prime 2-3 40-50 lbs 160.00-180.00, hair sheep 148.00-150.00; 50-70 lbs
142.00-165.00, hair sheep 142.00-158.00. Wooled and Shorn Choice and
Prime 3-4 40-50 lbs 200.00-235.00; 50-60 lbs 170.00-174.00. Wooled and
Shorn Good and Choice 1-3 40-50 lbs 132.00-150.00, hair sheep 125.00-
145.00; 50-60 lbs 125.00-140.00, hair sheep 122.00-150.00; 60-70 lbs
115.00-138.00, hair sheep 118.00-140.00; 70-80 lbs 120.00-137.00, hair
sheep 120.00-146.00; 80-90 lbs 124.00-132.00; 100-110 lbs 124.00-126.00;
130-150 lbs 120.00-126.00; 150-160 lbs 114.00-124.00. Wooled and Shorn
Utility and Good 1-2 40-50 lbs hair sheep 102.00-125.00; 50-60 lbs
110.00-125.00, hair sheep 110.00-127.00; 60-70 lbs 110.00-115.00, hair
sheep 107.00-118.00; 70-80 lbs 88.00-120.00, hair sheep 92.00-120.00;
80-90 lbs 86.00-124.00, hair sheep 106.00-124.00; 90-110 lbs 92.00-
106.00, hair sheep 90.00-102.00; 110-130 lbs 84.00-104.00; 130-150 lbs
105.00-107.00; 150-170 lbs 90.00-110.00.
Slaughter Ewes: Good 2-3 Medium Flesh 90-120 lbs 70.00-90.00, hair
sheep 80.00-85.00; 120-160 lbs 76.00-85.00, hair sheep 76.00-80.00.
Utility 1-2 Thin Flesh 90-120 lbs 42.00-48.00, hair sheep 50.00-60.00;
120-160 lbs 42.00-65.00, hair sheep 52.00. Cull 1-2 Thin Flesh 90-120
lbs 30.00-46.00; 120-160 lbs 38.00-42.00, hair sheep 28.00-32.00.
Slaughter Bucks: 120-160 lbs 50.00-70.00, hair sheep 58.00-70.00;
160-190 lbs 35.00-70.00; 215-240 lbs 40.00-60.00.

Slaughter Goats: When compared to last week, slaughter kid goats
sold mostly 40.00-50.00 lower compared last week. Nanny goats sold
mostly steady compared to last week. Slaughter billies sold mostly
10.00-20.00 lower compared to last week. Demand was moderate for all
classes. Slaughter supply consisted of 60 percent Slaughter Kids,
26 percent Slaughter Nannies, and 14 percent bucks/billies and wethers.
All Goats are sold by the head on estimated weights.

Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 70.00-110.00; 60-70 lbs
97.00-122.00; 70-90 lbs 114.00-165.00; 90-130 lbs 120.00-180.00.
Selection 2 40-60 lbs 54.00-70.00; 60-90 lbs 60.00-115.00; 90-130
lbs 104.00-135.00. Selection 3 40-60 lbs 40.00-54.00; 60-90 lbs
47.00-60.00; 90-120 lbs 98.00-104.00.
Slaughter Nannies/Does: Selection 1 110-125 lbs 110.00-140.00;
130-150 lbs 130.00-172.00. Selection 2 110-125 lbs 90.00-110.00;
130-150 lbs 117.00-125.00. Selection 3 70-80 lbs 62.00-90.00; 80-125
lbs 82.00-110.00.
Slaughter Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 130-150 lbs 180.00-200.00;
150-180 lbs 200.00-227.00. Selection 2 125-150 lbs 132.00-180.00;
150-180 lbs 175.00-200.00.

Slaughter Wethers: Selection 1 80-100 lbs 140.00-180.00; 100-150
lbs 260.00-275.00; 150-170 lbs 275.00-295.00. Selection 2 80-100 lbs
120.00-140.00; 100-150 lbs 210.00-260.00; 150-180 lbs 250.00-275.00.

Source: USDA Dept. of Ag Market News, New Holland-Lancaster County, PA
Levi Geyer, OIC / Cell 717-406-7350
John Stacy, Market Reporters/Office 717-354-2391
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