New Holland Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Oct 12, 4:46PM CDT
LN_LS142
New Holland, PA    Thu Oct 11, 2017    USDA - Market News
                                                              
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                   
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, October 11, 2017
                                                        
             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     770     630
Last Week:     727     677
Last Year:     609     473
                                                                     
   Compared to last week, Slaughter steers sold steady to 1.00 higher.
Demand good. High dressing Lean Steers are steers sold primarily to the
ethnic market and most are extremely lean. Those steers sold 2.00-3.00
higher compared to a very light test last week. Slaughter Holstein
steers sold 1.00-2.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter heifers sold
1.00-2.00 higher on good demand. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to
2.00 lower. Demand moderate. Not enough Slaughter bulls last week for a
comparison. Cattle supplies included 242 steers; 98 heifers; 375 cows;
37 bulls; and 18 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.
                                                                       
   Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1400-1550 lbs 111.00-
112.50. Choice 2-3  1150-1650 lbs 104.00-107.50. Select 1-2  1250-1500
lbs 100.00-104.00. High Dressing Lean Steers 1250-1650 lbs 103.00-115.00,
few 117.00-125.00. 
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: Choice 2-3  1400-1625 lbs 83.00-88.00. Select 1-2
1400-1600 lbs 76.00-83.00. 
                                                                      
   Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1100-1475 lbs 107.00-
108.50. Choice 2-3  1175-1375 lbs 105.50-106.50. Select 1-2  1100-1200
lbs 95.00-100.00.    
                                                                       
   Slaughter Cows:                                                      
                Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White      65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers           75-80       57.00-62.50    63.00-67.50    50.00-56.00
Boners             80-85       54.00-59.50    60.00-65.00    47.00-53.00
Lean               88-90       50.00-54.50    56.00-61.00    40.00-49.00
                                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  875-2145 lbs Avg Dress individual
87.00; Low dress 73.00-77.00; Very Low Dress 65.00-71.00.
                                                                  
   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Graded Holstein 
bull calves sold steady to 20.00 higher. Demand moderate. Holstein heifer
calves sold 10.00-20.00 lower on a light test. Ag Market News LLC under
the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 478 head for Thursday's sale. All calves
are sold by the cwt.
                                                                     
   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  80-130 lbs 80.00-87.00. Number 2
106-118 lbs 70.00; 80-104 lbs 75.00-87.00. Number 3  80-130 lbs 67.00-
81.00; 72-78 lbs 40.00. Utility  60-110 lbs 30.00-47.00. 
                                                                       
   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  105 lbs individual 240.00; 75 lbs
individual 195.00. Number 2  80-110 lbs 150.00-175.00. Number 3  80-105
lbs 110.00-140.00. Utility/Non-tubing  65-100 lbs 25.00-100.00.
                                                                      
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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