South Carolina Livestock Thursday Auctions
CO_LS144
Columbia, SC      Tue May 15, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Low Country Livestock Exchange, Darlington, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday May 15, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  357          Last week:  434           Last year:  228

Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 
percent, replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 2 percent, and feeders 75 
percent.  The feeder supply included 29 percent steers, 41 percent 
heifers, and 30 percent bulls. Near 13 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs. **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.***


Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-285    268       160.00         160.00
    3    310-320    313    160.00-170.00     163.64
    5    355-390    377    150.00-151.00     150.21
    2    400-410    405    150.00-154.00     151.98
    1    570-570    570       135.00         135.00
    1    605-605    605       126.00         126.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    260-260    260       140.00         140.00
    2    325-340    333    132.50-142.50     137.61
    1    395-395    395       110.00         110.00
                             Medium 2
    2    235-245    240       155.00         155.00
    1    295-295    295       158.00         158.00
    4    325-345    336    148.00-155.00     150.98
    5    350-385    367    142.50-148.00     145.07
    1    415-415    415       140.00         140.00
    1    485-485    485       139.00         139.00
    2    500-505    503    120.00-140.00     130.05
                             Small 2
    1    355-355    355       132.50         132.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    290-290    290       140.00         140.00
    3    315-335    327    125.00-138.00     132.60
    3    360-370    367    120.00-134.00     124.71
                             Small 3
    2    220-245    233    120.00-127.50     123.95
    1    280-280    280       120.00         120.00
    2    315-330    323    120.00-140.00     129.77
                             Holstein Large 3
    2    435-440    438     67.00-71.00       68.99
    1    520-520    520        40.00          40.00
    1    590-590    590        57.00          57.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-315    307    140.00-145.00     142.29
    5    360-385    371    134.00-135.00     134.80
    8    400-440    414    128.00-133.00     130.00
    4    450-495    475    125.00-131.00     127.72
    9    500-545    517    122.00-130.00     125.56
    6    550-575    565    119.00-122.50     121.07
    7    600-640    622    112.50-117.00     114.93
    2    680-690    685       110.00         110.00
    1    735-735    735       100.00         100.00
                             Medium 2
    4    310-335    329    136.00-139.00     137.37
    5    355-390    377    129.00-130.00     129.80
    3    405-440    420    120.00-127.50     124.22
    4    455-485    473    121.00-125.00     122.85
    2    510-545    528    115.00-120.00     117.58
    1    590-590    590       115.00         115.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    240-240    240       117.50         117.50
    1    370-370    370       122.50         122.50
    1    445-445    445       117.50         117.50
    2    465-490    478    110.00-115.00     112.57
    1    560-560    560       120.00         120.00
                             Small 3
    1    215-215    215       122.50         122.50
    1    365-365    365       102.50         102.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    420-445    434    141.00-146.00     143.62
    3    470-490    482    140.00-147.50     142.87
    5    505-545    530    130.00-140.00     135.16
    3    555-560    557    135.00-142.00     139.34
    5    600-640    614    117.50-131.00     123.25
    2    655-675    665     90.00-110.00      99.85
    1    720-720    720       100.00         100.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    405-405    405       120.00         120.00
    1    460-460    460       130.00         130.00
    1    545-545    545       117.50         117.50
    1    560-560    560       110.00         110.00
                             Medium 2
    3    415-435    427    125.00-130.00     128.38
    3    470-495    478    130.00-136.00     133.60
    6    515-545    528    120.00-127.50     123.74
    4    555-580    568    116.00-130.00     124.48
    3    600-640    623    100.00-110.00     105.08
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    420-440    430       110.00         110.00
    3    490-495    493    110.00-122.00     117.32
    1    550-550    550       115.00         115.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    995-1190  1093    700.00-725.00     713.62   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 3 Young
    1    610-610    610       400.00         400.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1475-1475  1475        58.00          58.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    7   1115-1370  1214     68.00-74.00       69.44
    1   1140-1140  1140        80.00          80.00   High Dressing
    2   1435-1555  1495     62.00-63.00       62.52
    2   1475-1570  1523     56.00-58.00       57.03   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   19    880-1325  1113     55.00-64.00       59.54
    7    820-1160  1008     44.00-55.00       50.03   Low Dressing
    3   1400-1535  1477     58.00-63.00       60.95

   Cow/Calf Pairs (4) Medium and Large 1-2 1085-1110 lbs Young to Middle Age 
cows with 255-300 lbs calves 1075.00-1175.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 685-940 
lbs Young to Middle Age cows with 210 lbs calves 850.00 per pair.
 
  Goats: (171) Week Ago  227  Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a 
per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 45.00-
75.00, 20-40 lbs 95.00-120.00, 40-60 lbs 130.00-170.00 and few @ 185.00-
200.00 Fancy, 60-80 lbs couple @ 170.00; Sel 2 20-40 lbs 55.00-75.00, 40-60 
lbs 100.00-110.00.  Does/Nannies:  Sel 1 50-70 lbs 120.00-160.00, 70-100 lbs 
160.00-180.00, 100-140 lbs few @ 200.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 75.00-105.00,
70-100 lbs 100.00-130.00.  Wethers:  Slaughter 1&2 80-100 lbs 160.00-225.00. 
Bucks/Billies:  Sel 1 70-100 lbs 180.00-195.00, 100-150 lbs 215.00-225.00, 
150-250 lbs one @ 300.00; Sel 2 100-150 lbs one @ 175.00.

   Hogs: (104) Week Ago  83   Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 42.00-
45.00, 250-300 lbs 39.00-46.00, 300-350 lbs one @ 43.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-
400 lbs 36.00-45.00, 450-500 lbs one @ 37.00, 500-600 lbs one @ 40.00, 600 
lbs & up one @ 40.00. Boars: 200-300 lbs one @ 26.00.  BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 
100-200 lbs 40.00-87.50.  Feeder Pigs:  US 1-3 Under 100 lbs 32.50-72.50 per 
head.

Baby Calves:  [16] Large 3 Holstein 30.00-80.00 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    880-880    880       616.00         616.00    Per Head
    2   1040-1070  1055    644.00-738.00     691.67    Per Head
    1   1385-1385  1385   1066.00-1066.00    1066.00   Per Head
                            Small 2 Middle Aged
    1    715-715    715       378.00         378.00    Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1025-1025  1025        76.00          76.00   Low Dressing
    2   1760-1830  1795     91.00-92.00       91.49
    1   2025-2025  2025        98.00          98.00   High Dressing
    1   1595-1595  1595        64.00          64.00   Low Dressing

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS144.txt