Siler City Auction - Monday
RA_LS141
Raleigh, NC                  Tue Mar 13, 2018     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

***This report reflects prices of the majority of cattle with a USDA grade, 
weight, and sex on this sale date. This report does not represent all 
animals at the sale on this date.***

Carolina Stockyards, Siler City, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Mar 12, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  108          Last Week: 335       Last Year:  153

Too few cattle for trends.  Moderate demand and buyer activity.  Light offering with 
quality of cattle average.  

Slaughter cows made up 29 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, and 
feeders 68 percent.  The feeder supply included 34 percent steers, 46 percent 
heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 26 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.
(Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and prices for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 245-245 lbs (245) 171.00 (171.00); 320-325 lbs 
(323) 160.00-164.00 (162.02); 350-385 lbs (363) 156.00-160.00 (158.70); 400-440 lbs 
(419) 140.00-158.00 (146.32); 500-545 lbs (523) 154.00 (154.00); 705-705 lbs (705) 
127.00 (127.00); 755-755 lbs (755) 121.00 (121.00); 800-800 lbs (800) 115.00 
(115.00).  Medium 2 235-235 lbs (235) 149.00 (149.00); 395-395 lbs (395) 130.00 
(130.00); 720-720 lbs (720) 117.00 (117.00).  Medium 3 205-205 lbs (205) 120.00 
(120.00); 365-365 lbs (365) 119.00 (119.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 300-310 lbs (305) 134.00-135.00 (134.49); 
365-395 lbs (380) 138.00-147.00 (142.32); 450-490 lbs (465) 130.00-140.00 (135.11); 
515-530 lbs (523) 136.00-140.00 (137.84); 555-598 lbs (589) 135.00-139.00 (135.75); 
625-625 lbs (625) 122.00 (122.00).  Medium 2 205-205 lbs (205) 139.00 (139.00); 460-
460 lbs (460) 125.00 (125.00); 670-670 lbs (670) 100.00-104.00 (102.00); 705-705 lbs 
(705) 108.00 (108.00).  Medium 3 230-230 lbs (230) 120.00 (120.00); 260-260 lbs (260) 
110.00 (110.00); 570-590 lbs (580) 100.00-118.00 (108.84); 605-605 lbs (605) 100.00 
(100.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 455-485 lbs (470) 138.00-146.00 (141.87); 515-
515 lbs (515) 145.00 (145.00); 550-575 lbs (563) 143.00-144.00 (143.49); 605-640 lbs 
(623) 122.00-126.00 (124.06); 660-660 lbs (660) 124.00 (124.00); 710-730 lbs (720) 
100.00-115.00 (107.40); 750-750 lbs (750) 114.00 (114.00); 820-830 lbs (825) 106.00-
114.00 (109.98).  Medium 2 665-665 lbs (665) 110.00 (110.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1460-1460 lbs high dressing (1460) 
74.00 (74.00).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 880-880 lbs (880) 59.00 (59.00); 915-1305 
lbs (1109) 60.00-68.00 (63.90); 970-1215 lbs high dressing (1123) 70.00-74.00 
(71.79); 915-1110 lbs low dressing (989) 50.00-58.00 (54.54).  Lean 85-90 percent 
lean 880-1015 lbs (916) 51.00-54.00 (52.28); 800-900 lbs low dressing (850) 35.00-
45.00 (39.71). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1090-1090 lbs (1090) 84.00 (84.00); 1145-1165 lbs 
low dressing (1155) 76.00-80.00 (78.02). 

   Goats, per head: (12) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 
20 lbs 50.00, 40-60 lbs 70.00. Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 110.00-130.00. 
Does/Nannies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-130.00, 100-140 lbs 155.00. 
Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 150-250 lbs 220.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS141.txt