New Holland Livestock Auction
LN_LS140 
New Holland    Mon Apr 16, 2018    USDA Agricultural Market News

New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Monday, April 16, 2018

   *** Special Feeder Calf Sale Friday, May 4th, 2018 @ 6:00pm ***

             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     977     388
Last Week:    1062     397
Last Year:     800     351


   Compared to last week: Slaughter steers sold mostly steady on
a light test. Demand moderate. High dressing Lean Steers are steers
sold primarily to the ethnic market and most are extremely lean.
Today those steers sold 5.00-6.00 lower on a light test. Demand good.
Slaughter Holstein steers sold 3.00-4.00 lower. Not enough Slaughter
heifers last week for a comparison. Slaughter cows sold steady to
1.00 higher. Slaughter bulls sold mostly steady. Demand moderate.
Cattle supplies included 179 steers; 252 heifers; 293 cows;
115 bulls; and 138 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.


   Slaughter Steers: Choice 2-3  1350-1650 lbs 113.00-116.00.
Select 1-2  1175-1650 lbs 104.00-111.00. High Dressing Lean Steers
1200-1700 lbs 101.00-121.00.
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: Choice 2-3  1325-1500 lbs 81.00-84.50.
Select 1-2  1300-1550 lbs 76.00-80.50. 

   Slaughter Heifers: Choice 2-3  1100-1300 lbs few 107.50-109.50.
Select 1-2  1250-1300 lbs individual 105.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
                                                     
              Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White    65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers         75-80       56.00-60.00    61.00-67.50    49.00-54.00
Boners           80-85       54.00-59.50    60.00-64.00    47.00-53.00
Lean             88-90       47.00-53.50    54.00-61.00    40.00-46.50

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  845-2350 lbs Avg Dress 83.00-90.00;
High Dress 92.00-97.00; Very High Dress 103.00-113.00, few 116.00-
116.00, individual 152.00; Low Dress 73.00-79.50; Very Low Dress 62.00-
72.50.

   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Holstein bull calves sold 10.00-15.00
lower. Demand moderate. All calves sold by the cwt on actual weights.

   Holstein bull calves: Number 1  75-125 lbs 115.00-142.00. Number 2
80-115 lbs 100.00-122.00. Number 3  75-100 lbs 70.00-90.00. Utility
65-100 lbs 17.00-67.00.
    
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
         John Stacy, Market Reporter / Office 717-354-2391
         Kayley Ellis, Market Reporter / Office 717-354-2391
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS140.txt
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         https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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