Siler City Auction - Friday
RA_LS142
Raleigh, NC     Monday, April 16, 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
Report for Friday, April 13, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  1261          Last week:  1378          Last year:  799

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were 1.00 higher; while bulls were 2.00 
lower.  Feeder steers and heifers were 3.00 to 5.00 higher; and bulls were 1.00 
to 4.00 higher.  Demand, market activity, and buyer interest were moderate.  
Offerings of cattle were heavy.  Cattle quality was average.

Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, and feeders 87 percent.  The feeder supply included 
43 percent steers, 32 percent heifers, and 26 percent bulls.  Near 13 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 1-2 200-240 lbs (221) 160.00-176.00 
(164.42); 250-295 lbs (273) 150.00-174.00 (161.39); 300-345 lbs (327) 150.00-
177.00 (163.77); 350-395 lbs (373) 150.00-179.00 (160.35); 352-379 lbs value 
added (360) 180.00-183.00 (182.10); 400-445 lbs (425) 148.00-171.00 (155.80); 
405-405 lbs value added (405) 179.00 (179.00); 460-495 lbs (480) 150.00-167.00 
(158.82); 462-462 lbs brahman x (462) 133.00 (133.00); 505-548 lbs (528) 
155.00-160.00 (156.84); 541-541 lbs brahman x (541) 128.00 (128.00); 560-
595 lbs (574) 140.00-150.00 (141.52); 560-568 lbs value added (562) 156.00-
164.00 (158.02); 573-573 lbs brahman x (573) 122.00 (122.00); 600-630 lbs (610) 
138.00-140.00 (138.66); 633-633 lbs value added (633) 151.00 (151.00); 700-
745 lbs (728) 113.00-115.00 (114.00); 830-830 lbs (830) 106.00-117.00 (113.33).  
Medium 2 325-345 lbs (335) 130.00-147.00 (138.50); 353-390 lbs (369) 128.00-
147.00 (135.88); 400-440 lbs (421) 130.00-145.00 (136.87).  Medium 3 335-
345 lbs (340) 120.00-124.00 (121.00); 385-395 lbs (390) 108.00-120.00 (116.42); 
405-445 lbs (424) 110.00-126.00 (119.94). Holstein Large 3 330-333 lbs (331) 
87.00-89.00 (87.80).

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 250-295 lbs (282) 140.00-151.00 
(145.91); 300-345 lbs (326) 140.00-148.00 (143.76); 350-398 lbs (378) 130.00-
147.00 (138.48); 400-445 lbs (427) 130.00-149.00 (139.11); 450-495 lbs (469) 
130.00-148.00 (136.13); 500-545 lbs (518) 130.00-151.00 (133.35); 565-595 lbs 
(577) 130.00-140.00 (133.08); 600-635 lbs (615) 120.00-130.00 (124.19); 655-
693 lbs (670) 107.00-114.00 (110.28); 700-730 lbs (715) 100.00-104.00 (101.59).  
Medium 2 170-185 lbs (176) 130.00-147.00 (140.13); 250-255 lbs (252) 127.00-
134.00 (129.65); 370-390 lbs (380) 126.00-128.00 (127.23); 415-430 lbs (422) 
120.00-125.00 (123.00); 450-480 lbs (462) 120.00-128.00 (123.45); 500-530 lbs 
(516) 120.00-129.00 (122.64); 550-590 lbs (573) 123.00-130.00 (128.03); 605-
645 lbs (628) 110.00-116.00 (112.82).  Medium 3 300-310 lbs (305) 110.00-116.00 
(113.64); 370-395 lbs (380) 100.00-101.00 (100.25); 425-445 lbs (432) 105.00-
117.00 (108.94); 460-485 lbs (473) 100.00-113.00 (106.95); 500-515 lbs (507) 
105.00-114.00 (109.81); 555-595 lbs (573) 90.00-117.00 (106.51). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 450-495 lbs (474) 130.00-160.00 (143.41); 
500-545 lbs (521) 130.00-150.00 (141.53); 550-595 lbs (571) 125.00-150.00 
(138.19); 600-640 lbs (618) 126.00-143.00 (134.32); 650-685 lbs (665) 128.00-
135.00 (131.74); 703-745 lbs (725) 103.00-114.00 (109.36); 790-790 lbs (790) 
108.00 (108.00).  Medium 2 450-495 lbs (470) 120.00-126.00 (121.68); 650-
685 lbs (673) 112.00-114.00 (113.36).  Medium 3 450-470 lbs (460) 100.00-112.00 
(106.72); 650-695 lbs (675) 100.00-106.00 (103.49). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1405-1700 lbs (1513) 60.00-68.00 
(62.87); 1400-1590 lbs low dressing (1469) 44.00-58.00 (52.35).  Boner 80-85 
percent lean 920-1360 lbs (1139) 58.00-68.00 (62.29); 970-1275 lbs high 
dressing (1146) 69.00-78.00 (73.22); 910-1320 lbs low dressing (1119) 51.00-
57.00 (54.92).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 655-785 lbs (727) 50.00-56.00 (53.48); 
705-795 lbs low dressing (740) 30.00-40.00 (33.61); 820-915 lbs (866) 50.00-
59.00 (52.17); 825-1235 lbs low dressing (976) 35.00-49.00 (43.79). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1040-1120 lbs low dressing (1090) 63.00-
76.00 (69.10); 1550-2085 lbs (1817) 84.00-91.00 (86.77); 1575-1830 lbs low 
dressing (1715) 68.00-80.00 (75.97). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (9) Small 1 and 2 700-900 lbs young to middle age cows with 
125-200 lbs calves 575.00-775.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 975-1075 lbs young 
to middle age cows with 175-250 lbs calves 625.00-800.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 
2 1100-1200 lbs young to middle age cows with 125-250 lbs calves 625.00-725.00 
per pair.

   Goats, per head: (61) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 
under 20 lbs 40.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00, 40-60 lbs 65.00-85.00, 60-80 lbs 90.00-
110.00.  Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 120.00-145.00, 80-100 lbs 160.00-
185.00; Selection 2 60-80 lbs 100.00.  Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 
85.00-100.00, 70-100 lbs 120.00-135.00, 100-140 lbs 145.00.  Bucks/Billies: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 110.00-125.00, 100-150 lbs 165.00-190.00, 150-250 lbs 
245.00-320.00.

   Sheep, per head: (45) Slaughter lambs: Good 60-100 lbs 65.00-95.00, 100-
140 lbs 100.00-120.00; Choice & Prime 100-140 lbs 125.00-170.00.  Slaughter 
ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 115.00-160.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 95.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS142.TXT