South Carolina Livestock Thursday Auctions
CO_LS144
Columbia, SC      Tue Oct 9, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Low Country Livestock Exchange, Darlington, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Oct 9, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  421         Last week:   327        Last year:  320

FALL ROUND-UP OCTOBER 16 at 11:00 A.M.

Compared to last week, all classes of feeder cattle were unevenly steady.
Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls were steady.  There were moderate 
offerings of mostly average quality cattle today with active buyer 
participation.  Slaughter cows made up 7 percent of the offering, 
slaughter bulls 2 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 90 percent.  
The feeder supply included 31 percent steers, 55 percent heifers, and 14 
percent bulls. Near 25 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
    1    245-245    245       170.00         170.00
    2    270-280    275    160.00-175.00     167.36
    6    370-385    380    155.00-160.00     157.91
    3    400-420    412    150.00-160.00     153.24
    1    450-450    450       144.00         144.00
    5    500-530    520    145.00-155.00     148.75
    1    515-515    515       138.00         138.00   Fleshy
    6    550-595    573    135.00-148.00     140.74
    9    600-648    625    130.00-140.00     136.92
    6    665-695    684    125.00-134.00     130.99
    2    710-715    713    130.00-133.00     131.51
    2    765-770    768    120.00-127.00     123.51
                             Medium 2
    2    285-295    290    142.50-150.00     146.31
    1    315-315    315       150.00         150.00
    5    370-395    375    140.00-148.00     143.62
    2    410-420    415    125.00-145.00     135.12
    3    450-485    472    120.00-138.00     131.25
    1    505-505    505       140.00         140.00
    1    625-625    625       124.00         124.00
                             Small 2
    1    350-350    350       110.00         110.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    220-240    230       120.00         120.00
    1    200-200    200       110.00         110.00   Thin
    5    250-295    272       120.00         120.00
    5    300-330    323    110.00-131.00     122.40
    2    355-375    365    110.00-125.00     117.29
    1    415-415    415       120.00         120.00
    1    500-500    500        81.00          81.00
                             Small 3
    1    200-200    200       120.00         120.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    460-460    460        41.00          41.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    275-295    285    145.00-150.00     147.41
    2    305-335    320    145.00-150.00     147.62
    1    385-385    385       147.00         147.00
    7    415-445    434    130.00-135.00     133.12
    7    455-495    471    122.00-128.00     124.98
   24    505-545    523    122.00-132.00     126.72
    1    540-540    540       115.00         115.00   Fleshy
   16    550-595    578    122.00-131.00     127.05
    7    610-640    621    118.00-127.50     121.19
    1    635-635    635       115.00         115.00   Fleshy
    3    655-685    667    118.00-122.00     119.97
    6    700-740    712    102.50-118.00     114.12
    4    750-765    756    107.50-120.00     112.53
    1    805-805    805        85.00          85.00
    2    885-885    885     70.00-71.00       70.50
                             Medium 2
    1    295-295    295       140.00         140.00
    5    320-340    331    127.00-140.00     134.37
    4    350-380    364    122.50-137.00     130.00
    9    400-445    424    110.00-125.00     117.28
    8    465-495    479    110.00-120.00     115.55
    3    520-540    528    110.00-120.00     116.26
    3    570-590    583    112.00-115.00     114.02
    2    640-645    643    113.00-114.00     113.50
    1    785-785    785        80.00          80.00
                             Large 3
    1    325-325    325       100.00         100.00
    1    370-370    370        80.00          80.00
    1    465-465    465        90.00          90.00
    1    505-505    505        25.00          25.00   Holstein
    1    585-585    585       100.00         100.00
    1    751-751    751        55.00          55.00
    1    750-750    750        36.00          36.00   Holstein
    1    820-820    820        40.00          40.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    3    225-245    237    110.00-112.50     110.86
    2    260-270    265    107.50-110.00     108.77
    2    305-320    313       110.00         110.00
    2    350-375    363     90.00-120.00     105.52
    1    420-420    420       110.00         110.00
    1    465-465    465       115.00         115.00
    1    565-565    565        90.00          90.00
    1    780-780    780        70.00          70.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    410-410    410       160.00         160.00
    1    475-475    475       147.00         147.00
    3    500-515    505    132.00-132.50     132.17
    3    555-575    567    120.00-131.00     124.39
    3    605-635    622    122.00-124.00     122.83
    1    715-715    715       110.00         110.00
    1    720-720    720        90.00          90.00   Full
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    475-475    475       110.00         110.00
    4    520-545    533       100.00         100.00
    1    565-565    565        87.00          87.00
    3    650-660    653     88.00-95.00       90.98
    1    705-705    705        95.00          95.00
                             Medium 2
    2    410-440    425    135.00-141.00     137.89
    2    460-470    465    120.00-131.00     125.44
    2    515-520    518    121.00-124.00     122.51
                             Large 3
    1    625-625    625        40.00          40.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    245-245    245       117.50         117.50
    1    445-445    445       100.00         100.00
    1    560-560    560       100.00         100.00
    2    655-665    660     61.00-75.00       68.05

Slaughter Cows                 Boner 80-85% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1170-1170  1170        49.00          49.00
    3   1165-1350  1268     44.00-45.00       44.66   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    765-765    765        35.00          35.00   Low Dressing
    4   1050-1290  1170     46.00-51.00       48.93
    8    950-1395  1184     31.00-46.00       39.22   Low Dressing
    3   1405-1450  1430     38.00-44.00       41.66   Low Dressing

   Goats: (134) Week Ago:  119  Slaughter and replacement classes sold on 
a per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 
50.00-55.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-85.00, 40-60 lbs 100.00-130.00, 60-80 lbs 
135.00-150.00; Sel 2 Under 20 lbs 32.50-35.00, 20-40 lbs 45.00-55.00,
65.00-85.00. Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 130.00-135.00. 
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 120.00-135.00, 70-100 lbs 145.00-160.00, 
165.00-195.00 and one @ 210.00 Fancy; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 105.00-125.00. 
Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 145.0, 100-150 lbs 160.00-185.00, 150-250 
lbs 190.00-235.00 and one @ 330.00. 
 
  Hogs: (86) Week Ago: 144  Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 43.00-
65.00, 250-300 lbs 46.00-48.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 40.00-45.00,
450-500 lbs couple at 45.00, 500-600 lbs one @ 46.00.  Boars: 300 lbs and 
up 3.00-5.00.  BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 24.00-53.00. Feeder pigs: 
US 1-3 under 100 lbs 15.00-50.00 per head.

   Sheep: (18) Ewes and Rams 70.00-150.00 per head.

Other Cows                  Large 3 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1375-1375  1375       701.00         701.00   Per Head
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
    2   1005-1170  1088    510.00-575.00     544.97   Per Head
    1   1200-1200  1200       620.00         620.00   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1225-1225  1225        73.00          73.00
    1   1065-1065  1065        64.00          64.00   Low Dressing
    3   1560-2040  1793     66.00-75.00       70.72

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