New Holland Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Mar 14, 4:49PM CDT
LN_LS142 
New Holland, PA    Thu Mar 14, 2019    USDA - Market News
                                                              
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                   
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, March 14, 2019

                            
             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     879     473        
Last Week:     825     456
Last Year:     832     573
                                                                     
   Compared to last week, slaughter steers sold mostly steady to 1.00
lower. Demand moderate. Unconventional Steers are steers sold primarily
to the ethnic market. Today those steers sold 3.00-4.00 lower. Demand
light. Slaughter Holstein steers sold 1.00-2.00 higher compared to a very
light test last week. Slaughter heifers not tested. Breaking cows sold
3.00-4.00 higher on good demand. Boning and Lean cows sold steady to 1.00
higher on good demand. Slaughter bulls sold mostly 1.00-2.00 lower on a
light test. Cattle supplies included 180 steers; 68 heifers; 519 cows;
36 bulls; and 76 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.
                                                                       
   Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1425-1625 lbs few 124.00-
126.00. Choice 2-3  1325-1600 lbs 117.50-122.00. Select 2-3  1150-1225 lbs
113.00-118.00. Unconventional steers  1300-1750 lbs 118.00-130.00, mostly
120.00-126.00.
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1425-1650 lbs few
86.00-94.00. Choice 2-3  1350-1550 lbs 80.00-84.00. Select 1-2  1325-1650
lbs 74.00-79.00. 
                                                                      
   Slaughter Heifers: Not tested. 
                                                                       
   Slaughter Cows:                                                      
                Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breakers           75-80       60.00-65.50    66.00-73.50    55.00-59.00
Boners             80-85       56.00-61.50    62.00-67.00    49.00-55.00
Lean               88-90       48.00-55.00    56.00-59.50    40.00-47.50
                                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  840-2220 lbs Avg Dress 77.00-84.00;
High Dress 89.00-94.00; Very High Dress individual 102.00; Low Dress
72.00-77.00; Very Low Dress 62.00-70.00.
                                                                
   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Number 1 and 
2 Holstein Bull calves traded steady to 20.00 lower. Number 3 and Utility 
Bull calves weighing 70-100 lbs traded 20.00-40.00 higher while those 
weighing over 100 lbs and under 70 lbs traded steady to 10.00 higher. 
Holstein Heifer calves mostly steady on another light test. Ag Market 
News LLC under the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 365 head for Thursday's 
sale. All calves are sold by the cwt.
                                                                     
   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  120-130 lbs 95.00; 100-118 lbs 
115.00-120.00. Number 2  94-128 lbs 107.00-127.00; 80-92 lbs 77.00-80.00. 
Number 3  80-130 lbs 75.00-97.00; 74-78 lbs 30.00. Utility 100-130 lbs 
40.00-50.00; 80-98 lbs 65.00-82.00; 60-78 lbs 15.00.
                                                                       
   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  80-100 lbs few 35.00-45.00. Number 2  
80-100 lbs 20.00-35.00. Number 3  70-100 lbs 15.00-25.00. Utility/Non-
tubing 60-90 lbs lbs 10.00-15.00. 
                                                                      
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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