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lamb prices

Postby pricehairsheep » Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:44 pm

Whats up with lamb prices in New Holland?? They have been droping the last couple of weeks. I guess they heard I was ready to sell some lambs!!
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Re: lamb prices

Postby Bill Fosher » Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:50 pm

The usual fall decline in prices, I'd wager. Lots of people shipping stuff right now to get the numbers down before winter.

Prices will probably pick up in a few weeks with Eid al Adha coming up on Nov. 7.
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Re: lamb prices

Postby dhibbeln » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:31 pm

There is also Rosh Hashanah happening today 28th of September. So lots of lamb has been coming to market for sale on Arthur ave in Brooklyn. I know a rabbi who owns a butcher shop and he's been real busy this month.

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Re: lamb prices

Postby Justin-PA » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:18 pm

Well everybody backed off taking lambs to New Holland this week and prices shot back up! With Eid al Adha coming, I usually take them the Monday before. But I've noticed that prices tend to remain strong (and supply light) the week after so it may be worth a gamble (plus the lambs will have gained another couple pounds).
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Re: lamb prices

Postby jpa » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:42 pm

Not as good as we have gotten earlier, but we got $1.70 for 115# lambs at a lamb pool through United producers the last Sat. in September. Can't complain though.

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