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LN_LS144
New Holland, PA    Wed Jan 03, 2018    USDA - Ag Market News
                                                           
New Holland Sales Stables - New Holland, PA                 
Dairy Replacement Cattle Auction Report for Wednesday, January 3, 2018             
                                                     
 *** Next Heifer Special Wednesday, January 10th @ 10:30am ***
                                                     
Receipts:  424    Last Sale:  404     Last Year:  284

                                                              
   Compared to two weeks ago, Holstein cows sold steady to 100.00 lower.
Demand moderate. Holstein bulls sold firm on a very light test. Springing 
Holstein heifers sold mostly steady to 50.00 lower. Not enough short bred 
heifers for a market test but a weak undertone was noted. Open Holstein 
heifers sold with a steady to weak undertone on a very light test. Demand 
moderate. Wednesday's supply included 185 fresh milking cows, 30 springing 
cows, 75 bred cows, 102 springing heifers, 8 bred heifers, 17 open heifers, 
and 7 bulls. One hundred percent of reported supply Holsteins unless 
otherwise noted. All sales sold on a per head basis.
                         
Fresh Cows:                                  Jersey/Crossbred
Supreme:     1600.00        Individual       ---------------
Approved: 1125.00-1500.00                     800.00-1175.00        
Medium:    775.00-1150.00                     400.00-725.00  
Common:    525.00-775.00                     ---------------
                         
Short Bred Cows:(1-3 months):
Approved: 1000.00-1375.00   Few
Medium:    775.00-825.00    Few
                         
Bred Cows: (4-6 months): 
Approved: 1125.00-1225.00
Medium:    650.00-950.00

Springing Cows: (7-8 months):
Approved: 1000.00-1300.00                     725.00-825.00    Few
Medium:    675.00-975.00                     ---------------
                            
Cull cows: 425.00-1100.00
                         
Springing Heifers: (7-9 months):
Supreme:  1375.00-1425.00   Few              ---------------
Approved:  900.00-1350.00                    1000.00-1200.00
Medium:    675.00-900.00                      500.00-650.00
Common:    350.00-550.00                     ---------------
                         
Bred Heifers: (4-6 months):
Approved:  925.00-925.00   Few
Medium:    500.00-750.00
Common:    400.00-425.00
                        
Open Heifers:           
                        
300-600 lbs:            
Approved:  325.00-400.00
                        
600-900 lbs:            
Approved:  575.00-650.00

900-1200 lbs:
Approved:  525.00-725.00

Bulls: 600-900 lbs individual 800.00, Jersey/Crossbred 525.00-550.00.
900-1200 lbs 575.00-875.00.
     
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_LS145.txt
        For all USDA Livestock and Grain market reports:
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/LSMNpubs/index.htm

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