New Holland Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Nov 08, 4:12PM CST
LN_LS142 
New Holland, PA    Thu Nov 08, 2018    USDA - Market News
                                                              
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                   
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, November 8, 2018


                            
             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     857     592
Last Week:     786     559
Last Year:     674     632
                                                                     
   Compared to last week, Slaughter steers sold mostly steady to 1.00
lower. Demand moderate. High dressing Lean Steers are steers sold
primarily to the ethnic market. These steers sold steady to 1.00 lower.
Slaughter Holstein steers sold steady to 1.00 lower on another light
test. Slaughter heifers sold 1.00-2.00 lower on a light test. Slaughter
cows sold 3.00-4.00 lower. Demand moderate. Not enough Slaughter bulls
for a comparison. Cattle supplies included 236 steers; 91 heifers;
486 cows; 28 bulls; and 16 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.
                                                                       
   Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1300-1625 lbs 107.50-
111.00. Choice 2-3  1250-1675 lbs 103.50-107.50. Select 1-2  1125-1650
lbs 100.00-103.50. High Dressing Lean Steers 1300-1750 lbs 101.00-
115.00, mostly 106.00-111.00.
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1400-1600 lbs
82.00-85.00. Choice 2-3  1350-1600 lbs few 78.00-79.00.    
                                                                      
   Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1225-1600 lbs few
102.00-105.00. Choice 2-3  1150-1425 lbs few 101.00-103.00. Select 1-2
1125-1300 lbs few 100.50-101.00. 
                                                                       
   Slaughter Cows:                                                      
                Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White      65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers           75-80       42.00-47.50    48.00-52.00    34.00-41.00
Boners             80-85       40.00-45.50    46.00-50.00    34.00-39.50
Lean               88-90       31.00-37.00    38.00-41.00    23.00-30.00
                                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  1100-2320 lbs Avg Dress Few 65.00-
70.50;Low Dress few 61.00-63.00; Very Low Dress 50.00-59.00.
                                                                
   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Graded Holstein 
bull calves sold mostly steady with the exception of Number 2 calves 
weighing 90-110 lbs which sold 10.00-30.00 higher. Holstein heifer calves 
steady to firm compared to a light test. Ag Market News LLC under the USDA-
QSA-LMAR program graded 445 head for Thursday's sale. All calves are sold by 
the cwt.
                                                                     
   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  100-124 lbs 60.00-67.00. Number 2  
112-128 lbs 55.00-67.00; 102-110 lbs 85.00-90.00; 94-100 lbs 75.00-77.00; 
88-92 lbs 50.00; 80-86 lbs 35.00. Number 3  80-130 lbs 25.00-32.00; 60-78 
lbs 15.00. Utility  60-130 lbs 15.00-25.00.
                                                                       
   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  90-100 lbs Few 35.00-45.00. Number 2  
80-100 lbs 25.00-35.00. Number 3  80-100 lbs 20.00-25.00. Utility/Non-tubing 
50-130 lbs 11.00-25.00.
                                                                      
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_LS142.txt

         For all USDA Livestock and Grain market reports:
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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