QA_LS141
New Holland, PA    Tue Mar 19, 2019    USDA- Ag Market News

Vintage Sales Stables - Paradise, PA 
Slaughter Cattle Auction Report for Tuesday, March 19, 2019

   *** There will be two Feeder Calf Sales in April.
       Friday, April 12th, 2019 @ 6:00pm and 
       Friday, April 26th, 2019 ***


             Cattle   Calves
This Week:     319     443
Last Week:     368     456
Last Year:     350     533


   Compared to last week, Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 1.00
lower on good demand. Slaughter bulls sold steady on another very
light test. Demand moderate. Cattle supplies included 8 steers;
11 heifers; 280 cows; 7 bulls; and 13 feeder calves. All prices per
 cwt.


   Slaughter Cows:

              Percent Lean  Avg. Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Premium White    65-75       -----------    -----------    -----------
Breakers         75-80       57.00-62.50    63.00-68.50    48.00-54.50
Boners           80-85       56.00-62.50    63.00-67.00    47.00-55.50
Lean             88-90       46.00-53.50    54.00-59.00    40.00-45.00

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1  865-2000 lbs Avg Dress individual
76.50; Low Dress few 65.50-70.00; Very Low Dress individual 59.50.

   Return to Farm Holstein Calves: Compared to last week, Holstein bull
calves sold steady to 20.00 lower. Holstein heifer calves sold steady
to 5.00 higher. Ag Market News LLC under the USDA-QSA-LMAR program
graded 3089 head for Tuesday's sale. All calves are sold by the cwt.

   Graded Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1  124 lbs 100.00; 105-112 lbs
122.00-137.00. Number 2  95-116 lbs 117.00-142.00; 90 lbs 87.00.
Number 3  96-112 lbs 57.00-77.00; 84-95 lbs 82.00-85.00. Utility
83-104 lbs 62.00-82.00; 63-73 lbs 5.00-25.00. 

   Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1  93 lbs 45.00. Number 2  73-104 lbs
20.00-35.00. Utility/Non-tubing  73-81 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 
         24 hr market recording 717-787-6006
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS141.txt

         For all USDA Livestock and Grain market reports:               
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/LSMNpubs/index.htm

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