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New Holland, PA Thu Apr 18, 2019 USDA - Market News
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, April 18, 2019
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This Week: 787 434
Last Week: 596 343
Last Year: 804 523
Compared to last week, slaughter steers sold steady to 1.00 lower.
Demand good. Unconventional Steers are steers sold primarily to the ethnic
market. Today those steers sold 2.00-3.00 higher. Demand moderate. Slaughter
Holstein steers sold mostly steady on a very light test. Slaughter heifers
sold steady to 1.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher on
good demand. Slaughter bulls sold firm on a very light test. Cattle supplies
included 198 steers; 99 heifers; 397 cows; 23 bulls; and 70 feeder calves.
All prices per cwt.
Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1350-1550 lbs 119.50-
124.00. Choice 2-3 1300-1625 lbs 113.00-118.50. Select 2-3 1250-1600 lbs
111.00-112.00. Unconventional steers 1150-1650 lbs 113.00-135.00, mostly
Slaughter Holsteins: Choice 2-3 1425-1650 lbs 83.50-86.00. Select 1-2
1450-1550 lbs few 81.00-82.00.
Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4 1200-1600 lbs 116.00-
122.00. Choice 2-3 1075-1550 lbs 112.00-116.00. Select 2-3 1225-1600
Percent Lean Avg. Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Breakers 75-80 53.00-58.50 59.00-64.50 47.00-52.00
Boners 80-85 54.00-58.50 59.00-61.00 45.00-53.50
Lean 88-90 46.00-51.50 52.00-59.50 38.00-45.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 910-2135 lbs Avg Dress 73.50-76.00;
High Dress few 94.00-97.00; Very High Dress few 100.00-104.00; Low Dress
few 66.00-72.00; Very Low Dress few 55.00-62.00.
Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Number 1 and
2 Holstein Bull calves traded mostly steady to 20.00 lower while Number 3
and Utility bull calves traded 40.00-60.00 higher. All Bull calves weighing
under 80 lbs traded steady to weak. Holstein Heifer calves traded steady to
10.00 higher on another light test. Ag Market News LLC under the USDA-QSA-
LMAR program graded 326 head for Thursday's sale. All calves are sold by the
Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 100-118 lbs 120.00-130.00.
Number 2 80-128 lbs 110.00-130.00. Number 3 80-130 lbs 100.00-130.00;
60-78 lbs 5.00. Utility 80-130 lbs 92.00-102.00; 60-78 lbs 10.00.
Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 80-110 lbs 60.00-75.00. Number 2
80-100 lbs 30.00-60.00. Number 3 70-110 lbs 15.00-30.00. Utility/Non-
tubing 60-90 lbs 10.00-20.00.
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
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