North Carolina Wtd Avg Cattle Summary (Fri)
RA_LS755
Raleigh, NC      Fri Apr 13, 2018     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

Weighted Average Auction Report of Siler City, Canton, Turnersburg, Mount Airy, 
Shelby, North Wilkesboro, Norwood, Smithfield for the Week Ending Thursday Apr 
12, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  6127      Last Week:  4863     Last Year:  4814

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were mixed, 4.00 lower to 2.50 higher; 
bulls were 2.00 higher.  Feeder steers were mostly 2.00 to 5.00 higher; heifers 
mostly 2.00 to 8.00 lower; bulls were mostly steady to 4.00 higher.  Demand was 
moderate to good; market activity and buyer interest were moderate.  Offerings of 
cattle were mostly moderate.  Cattle quality was plain to average

Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 80 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 32 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 28 percent 
bulls. Near 15 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   24    200-248    223    148.00-170.00      158.08
   51    250-298    278    150.00-186.00      167.05
  110    300-348    326    145.00-179.00      162.11
  190    350-398    372    140.00-176.00      156.59
  205    400-448    424    130.00-167.00      150.13
   80    450-496    477    143.00-158.00      151.54
   57    500-545    524    137.00-158.00      147.49
   28    550-595    573    137.50-154.00      143.01
   34    600-643    612    127.00-148.00      136.47
    9    631-631    631       136.00          136.00  Value Added
    9    650-690    673    130.00-143.00      135.32
   14    700-740    722    119.00-135.00      125.56
    9    860-890    881    110.00-113.50      112.56
                             Medium 2
   17    200-245    229    130.00-162.50      145.24
   29    250-295    273    130.00-164.00      147.40
   46    300-348    324    130.00-162.00      145.87
   88    350-398    375    120.00-159.00      142.42
   30    405-448    430    118.00-153.00      135.86
   13    450-495    477    125.00-145.00      134.23
   17    505-545    530    122.00-143.00      133.97
   14    550-595    566    126.00-147.00      138.74
    9    660-695    676    120.00-132.50      125.37
                             Small 2
    6    355-395    382    137.50-144.00      139.43
                             Medium 3
    9    305-345    328    140.00-150.00      147.07
    7    355-395    378    116.00-125.00      120.79
                             Holstein Large 3
    7    168-184    182       106.00          106.00
    6    212-235    230     97.00-100.00       98.86
   12    300-340    317     85.00-89.00        85.97
   13    400-438    421     75.00-85.00        78.42
    6    455-485    474     65.00-75.00        70.50
                             Holstein Large 4
    6    410-410    410        74.00           74.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    150-194    175    138.00-200.00      161.67
   20    200-240    219    140.00-157.50      144.64
   38    250-298    275    130.00-153.00      140.30
   77    300-348    325    130.00-154.00      140.43
  180    350-395    372    125.00-152.00      136.40
  182    400-448    422    120.00-148.00      132.31
  117    450-498    473    121.00-141.00      130.62
  144    500-548    521    117.00-136.00      127.20
  112    550-598    573    118.00-135.00      125.57
   43    600-644    615    108.00-127.00      118.31
   22    650-698    669    100.00-116.00      109.59
   11    705-745    729    105.00-111.00      108.26
    6    755-785    763    105.00-110.00      105.99
                             Small 1 - 2
   12    400-445    432    109.00-122.50      117.40
   17    450-490    469    110.00-122.00      115.87
   10    510-545    525    110.00-120.00      114.48
   11    555-595    576    110.00-121.00      116.64
    5    615-645    632    110.00-113.00      111.00
                             Medium 2
   18    202-245    227    120.00-141.00      131.51
   22    250-295    272    120.00-140.00      130.96
   29    300-348    325    116.00-140.00      128.66
   37    350-395    377    120.00-135.00      128.56
   84    400-446    428    108.00-137.00      126.61
   77    450-495    473    115.00-132.50      126.16
   37    500-546    524    110.00-130.00      121.30
   53    550-595    576    107.00-129.00      119.94
   24    600-645    626    111.00-130.00      118.46
   14    650-695    668     95.00-122.00      111.21
    5    725-745    738     90.00-98.00        94.21
                             Large 3
    5    200-242    226    100.00-109.00      105.03
                             Medium and Large 3
   11    450-490    472    109.00-120.00      113.94
    6    500-545    532    110.00-120.00      114.38
    9    565-595    583    108.00-119.00      114.54
    5    705-745    728    100.00-109.00      104.64
                             Medium 3
    5    355-395    375    109.00-120.00      113.62
   10    400-445    427     98.00-114.00      104.86
   14    450-490    476    107.00-118.00      111.35
    9    520-540    528    100.00-110.00      105.57

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   80    400-448    421    147.00-170.00      155.84
  190    450-499    471    130.00-168.00      145.84
  188    500-548    521    125.00-156.00      141.62
  109    550-595    571    120.00-149.00      135.18
   73    600-646    617    118.00-142.00      128.76
   37    650-695    670    106.00-133.00      119.82
   24    700-745    719    100.00-122.00      111.50
    7    750-790    773    104.00-108.00      106.45
    5    805-845    821     90.00-97.00        92.79
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    480-490    487    115.00-121.00      119.19
    6    655-695    680    104.00-110.00      107.27
                             Medium 2
   37    400-445    422    132.00-153.00      144.84
   67    450-495    473    118.00-154.00      138.49
   55    500-548    522    110.00-142.00      131.58
   47    550-595    569    110.00-146.00      128.84
   38    600-645    622    110.00-134.00      122.37
   26    650-695    672    111.00-128.00      121.16
    6    700-740    721    108.00-121.00      112.47
                             Small 2
   13    400-445    425    135.00-148.00      141.94
                             Medium and Large 3
    5    500-535    518    119.00-120.00      119.40
                             Medium 3
    6    400-440    419    128.00-138.00      131.37
    8    455-495    475    116.00-141.00      127.55
    6    500-540    521    105.00-120.00      113.81
    6    650-695    668    107.00-110.00      109.17

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    900-1155  1016   700.00-1100.00     908.42   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    5    915-1075  1013    560.00-650.00     613.71   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
   13    930-1195  1043    500.00-900.00     718.29   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    7   1035-1180  1117   750.00-1075.00     926.23   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    8   1200-1355  1291   825.00-1200.00     993.43   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   33    950-1390  1273     50.00-64.00       57.39
    7   1075-1365  1277     61.00-67.00       64.12 High Dressing
   52   1400-1930  1558     51.00-67.50       59.96
    7   1420-1610  1536     61.00-72.00       64.66 High Dressing
    7   1420-1820  1630     49.00-55.00       51.95 Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    9    814-895    853     54.00-61.00       57.41
  292    900-1390  1122     50.00-68.00       59.32
   42    915-1390  1199     62.00-78.00       69.57 High Dressing
   26    935-1395  1129     45.00-57.50       51.94 Low Dressing
   48   1400-1985  1583     53.00-64.00       58.92
   15   1400-1860  1574     64.00-74.00       67.66 High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   11    620-795    738     46.00-55.50       51.01
   12    615-795    700     30.00-44.00       37.29 Low Dressing
   61    800-1390   998     45.00-59.00       49.89
   52    800-1365   957     32.00-48.00       41.85 Low Dressing

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    955-1090  1004    566.00-687.00     629.06   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
   21    675-855    776    378.00-697.00     560.77   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    6    720-825    775    325.00-479.00     424.99   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   37   1004-1490  1305     70.00-96.00       83.69
   16   1020-1325  1155     63.00-78.00       72.18 Low Dressing
   47   1505-2265  1794     80.00-96.00       87.05
   30   1572-2190  1851     90.00-105.00      97.28 High Dressing
    7   1560-2425  1857     76.00-80.00       78.86 Low Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (60)  Small 1 and 2 645-900 lbs middle age cows with 90-300 
lbs calves 600.00-1125.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 820-1100 lbs middle age cows 
with 85-415 lbs calves 725.00-1325.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1110-1535 lbs 
middle age cows with 85-375 lbs calves 700.00-1550.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 40.00-180.00.

   Goats: Receipts 146, last week 337. Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 lbs 40.00-65.00, 40-60 
lbs 54.00-85.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-110.00; Selection 2 20-40 lbs 30.00-32.00. 
Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 110.00-145.00, 80-100 lbs 160.00-195.00; 
Selection 2 80-100 lbs 200.00-260.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 70.00-
95.00, 70-100 lbs 135.00-148.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-195.00; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 
35.00-75.00. Wethers: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 95.00-150.00, 100-150 lbs 137.50. 
Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 45.00-65.00, 100-150 lbs 115.00-185.00, 
150-250 lbs 205.00-295.00.

   Sheep: Receipts 24, last week 82. Sold per head, weights estimated.  Slaughter 
lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 50.00-61.00, 60-100 lbs 91.00-114.00, 100-140 lbs 108.00-
120.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 72.00-87.50, Utility 80-100 lbs 60.00-
80.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LSLS755.txt