New Holland Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Dec 07, 4:46PM CST
LN_LS142
New Holland, PA    Thu Dec 07, 2017    USDA - Market News
                                                              
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                   
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, December 07, 2017
                            
             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     827     604
Last Week:    1031     638
Last Year:     702     601
                                                                     
   Compared to last week, Slaughter steers sold mostly steady. Demand 
good. High dressing Lean Steers are steers sold primarily to the ethnic 
market and most are extremely lean. Those steers sold mostly steady on a
light test. Slaughter Holstein steers mostly steady on good demand. 
Slaughter heifers mostly steady on another light test. Slaughter cows sold 
mostly steady to 1.00 lower. Demand good. Slaughter bulls mostly steady on 
a light test. Cattle supplies included 207 steers; 128 heifers; 469 cows; 
19 bulls; and 4 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.
                                                                       
   Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1250-1650 lbs 114.00-
119.00. Choice 2-3  1100-1550 lbs 108.00-114.00. Select 1-2  1100-1550
lbs 102.50-108.50. High Dressing Lean Steers 1200-1650 lbs 108.00-118.00,
individual 127.00. 
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1550-1700 lbs 85.00-
89.00, few to 93.00. Choice 2-3  1300-1700 lbs 79.00-83.00; 1700-1900 lbs 
74.00-76.00. Select 1-2  1450-1700 lbs 73.00-79.00; 1700-1850 lbs 68.00-
72.00. 
                                                                      
   Slaughter Heifers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1250-1500 lbs 109.50-
114.00. Choice 2-3  1150-1600 lbs 106.50-110.00.     
                                                                       
   Slaughter Cows:                                                      
                Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White      65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers           75-80       50.00-56.50    57.00-61.00    45.00-48.00
Boners             80-85       49.00-56.50    56.00-59.00    42.00-48.50
Lean               88-90       44.00-49.50    51.50-55.00    36.00-44.00
                                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  1150-2550 lbs Avg Dress 68.00-77.50;
High Dress 81.50-83.00.
                                                                  
   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Graded Holstein 
bull calves sold mostly 20.00-30.00 higher on good demand. Holstein 
heifer calves sold steady to firm on another light test. Ag Market News 
LLC under the USDA-QSA-LMAR program graded 413 head for Thursday's sale. 
All calves are sold by the cwt.
                                                                     
   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  94-130 lbs 100.00-110.00. 
Number 2  88-128 lbs 100.00-109.00. Number 3  90-130 lbs 77.00-87.00; 
72-88 lbs 92.00-92.00. Utility  90-110 lbs 50.00-78.00; 60-88 lbs 87.00-
112.00. 
                                                                       
   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  80-110 lbs 120.00-140.00. Number 2  
80-120 lbs 85.00-115.00. Number 3  70-110 lbs 30.00-75.00. Utility/Non-
tubing  60-110 lbs 11.00-35.00.
                                                                      
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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