New Holland Livestock Auction
LN_LS142
New Holland, PA    Thu Oct 19, 2017    USDA - Market News
                                                              
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                   
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, October 19, 2017
                                                        
             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     677     540
Last Week:     770     630
Last Year:     683     497
                                                                     
   Compared to last week, Slaughter steers sold mostly steady on a very 
light test. Demand good. High dressing Lean Steers are steers sold primarily 
to the ethnic market and most are extremely lean. Those steers sold steady. 
Slaughter Holstein steers sold 1.00-3.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter 
heifers not tested. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady. Demand moderate. 
Slaughter bulls mostly steady. Cattle supplies included 174 steers; 
86 heifers; 349 cows; 48 bulls; and 20 feeder calves. All prices per cwt.
                                                                       
   Slaughter Steers: High Choice and Prime 3-4  1250-1550 lbs 108.50-
112.00. Choice 2-3  1250-1500 lbs 105.50-108.50. Select 1-2  1300-1500
lbs 100.00-104.00. High Dressing Lean Steers 1150-1650 lbs 106.00-118.00,
few 119.00-123.00. 
                                                                    
   Slaughter Holsteins: Choice 2-3  1350-1700 lbs 79.00-85.00. Select 1-2
1150-1750 lbs 74.00-79.00. 
                                                                      
   Slaughter Heifers: Not tested.     
                                                                       
   Slaughter Cows:                                                      
                Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White      65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers           75-80       56.00-61.50    61.00-65.00    50.00-56.50
Boners             80-85       55.00-61.50    61.00-64.00    49.00-55.00
Lean               88-90       48.00-56.50    57.00-60.00    42.00-49.00
                                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  950-2250 lbs Avg Dress 79.00-88.00; 
Very High Dress 118.00-126.00, few 127.00-131.00; Low Dress 71.00-76.00; 
Very Low Dress 63.00-69.00.
                                                                  
   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Graded Holstein 
bull calves sold mostly 40.00-60.00 higher. Demand good. Holstein heifer
calves sold weak on a light test. Ag Market News LLC under the USDA-QSA-
LMAR program graded 390 head for Thursday's sale. All calves are sold by 
the cwt.
                                                                     
   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  90-130 lbs 132.00-152.00; 80-88
lbs 120.00. Number 2  112-118 lbs 133.00; 94-110 lbs 142.00-158.00; 80-92 
lbs 127.00-132.00; 70-78 lbs 70.00. Number 3  80-130 lbs 120.00-130.00; 
72-78 lbs 77.00. Utility 90-110 lbs 62.00-105.00; 60-88 lbs 20.00-35.00. 
                                                                       
   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 2  80-100 lbs 115.00-130.00. Number 3  
70-100 lbs 75.00-105.00. Utility/Non-tubing  50-100 lbs 11.00-50.00.
                                                                      
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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