New Holland Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 4:32PM CST
LN_LS142 
New Holland, PA    Thu Dec 06, 2018    USDA - Market News
                                                              
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                   
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, December 6, 2018


                            
             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     837     588        
Last Week:     973     577
Last Year:     827     604
                                                                     
   Compared to last week, Slaughter steers sold mostly steady. Demand
moderate. High Dressing Lean steers sold steady to firm on moderate 
demand. Not enough Holstein steers for a market test. Slaughter heifers
sold mostly steady on a very light test. Slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00
lower. Slaughter bulls sold steady to 1.00 lower on a light test.
Cattle supplies included 200 steers; 83 heifers; 478 cows; 58 bulls;
and 18 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.
                                                                       
   Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1475-1620 lbs 109.50-
113.00. Choice 2-3  1325-1600 lbs 106.00-108.50. Select 1-2  1100-1650
lbs 100.00-106.00. High Dressing Lean Steers 1200-1700 lbs 105.00-
114.00, mostly 107.00-112.00.
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1455 lbs individual
83.00. Choice 2-3  1500-1650 lbs few 79.00-81.00. Select 1-2  1375-1600
lbs few 73.00-76.00.    
                                                                      
   Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1325-1550 lbs 107.00-
110.00. Choice 2-3  1150-1425 lbs 103.00-105.00. Select 1-2  1125-1200
lbs few 102.50-103.50. 
                                                                       
   Slaughter Cows:                                                      
                Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White      65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers           75-80       43.00-47.50    48.00-54.50    35.00-42.00
Boners             80-85       38.00-45.50    46.00-50.00    32.00-37.00
Lean               88-90       34.00-39.50    40.00-45.00    25.00-33.00
                                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  1025-2025 lbs Avg Dress 70.00-78.00;
High Dress individual 88.00; Low Dress 62.00-66.00; Very Low Dress 52.00-
60.00.
                                                                
   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Graded Holstein 
Bull Calves sold mixed with Number 1 and 2 calves trading 10.00-30.00 higher 
and Number 3 and Utility calves trading steady to 10.00 higher. Holstein 
Heifer calves traded mostly steady. Demand light to moderate. Ag Market News 
LLC under the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 406 head for Thursday's sale. 
All calves are sold by the cwt.
                                                                     
   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  96-118 lbs 47.00-52.00. Number 2  
102-124 lbs lbs 47.00-58.00; 94-100 lbs 60.00-68.00; 86-92 lbs 25.00-40.00. 
Number 3  80-130 lbs 22.00-27.00; 60-78 lbs 11.00. Utility  60-130 lbs 
11.00-17.00.
                                                                       
   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1-2  80-120 lbs 15.00-25.00. Number 3  
70-120 lbs 10.00-15.00. Utility/Non-tubing 50-110 lbs 5.00-15.00. 
                                                                      
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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