North Carolina Wtd Avg Cattle Summary (Fri)
RA_LS755
Raleigh, NC     Friday, August 23, 2019     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

Weighted Average Auction Report of Siler City, Canton, Turnersburg, Shelby, 
Norwood, Smithfield for the Week Ending Thursday, August 22, 2019.  
North Wilkesboro receipts and prices not available due to absence of the 
reporter.

Cattle Receipts:  3280          Last week:  4122          Last year:  3332

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  
M&L 1-2 feeder steers were mostly 4.00 to 5.00 higher; bulls mostly 10.00 to 
11.00 higher; and heifers mostly 5.00 to 9.00 higher.  Demand, market activity, 
and buyer interest were mostly moderate.  Offerings of cattle were light to 
moderate.  Cattle quality was plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 22 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 2 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 73 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 33 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 29 percent 
bulls.  Near 21 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    214-245    232    130.00-140.00      136.78
   24    250-295    276    125.00-152.50      137.06
   43    300-345    323    128.00-166.00      140.08
   69    350-398    372    123.00-166.00      137.19
   46    400-445    418    120.00-145.00      132.27
   30    455-490    473    121.00-143.00      128.44
   21    500-540    521    114.00-140.00      131.31
    9    547-547    547       117.50          117.50  Fleshy
   23    560-595    574    120.00-138.00      129.57
   19    600-645    623    122.00-137.00      129.07
   34    650-699    669    122.00-137.00      129.97
    7    720-740    729    120.00-133.00      123.72
    5    810-820    814    112.00-125.00      119.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    305-330    320     91.00-110.00      100.83
   10    350-395    379    102.00-116.00      107.05
                             Medium 2
   14    258-295    274    115.00-136.00      125.53
   13    300-346    325    111.00-127.50      121.16
   28    352-395    378    109.00-129.00      120.65
   18    400-445    430    110.00-125.00      119.21
    8    450-490    474    115.00-127.00      122.15
   10    500-548    519    111.00-124.00      118.45
    8    555-595    574    113.00-123.00      118.10
                             Medium 3
    5    315-345    331    105.00-115.00      110.37
    9    355-390    376    100.00-118.00      107.40
    8    400-445    426    104.00-113.00      108.27
                             Holstein Large 3
   11    260-290    282     62.50-70.00        64.68
    8    352-368    358     57.00-62.00        59.46
    5    468-495    475     53.00-59.00        55.25

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    265-295    278    130.00-137.00      134.64
   16    300-345    320    107.50-130.00      121.00
   16    355-396    370    114.00-130.00      123.70
   47    400-445    423    107.00-128.00      122.18
   46    450-495    469    105.00-130.00      119.24
   28    500-545    517    105.00-128.00      118.09
   35    550-598    573    107.00-126.00      119.58
   24    600-640    613     91.00-124.00      108.87
   23    650-685    658    100.00-113.50      108.04
    5    700-735    713     89.00-100.00       94.62
    6    750-795    783     84.00-92.00        88.15
    5    850-870    859     83.00-90.00        87.21
                             Small 1 - 2
    8    315-345    332    105.00-113.00      109.39
    6    350-390    375    105.00-115.00      112.04
    9    400-445    424    105.00-112.50      108.62
   13    450-490    470    102.50-112.50      108.50
   18    505-545    525    104.00-114.00      108.44
   14    555-590    576    102.50-110.00      108.15
    6    600-635    615    102.00-109.00      105.64
                             Medium 2
   10    310-345    324    102.00-122.50      113.99
   38    350-395    374    100.00-125.00      116.02
   24    400-445    425    110.00-127.50      117.44
   26    450-495    476    111.00-123.00      116.40
   23    500-540    523    110.00-122.00      114.32
   16    555-595    576    110.00-119.00      114.58
    6    605-645    613    111.00-116.00      113.86
    8    650-690    676    112.00-119.00      113.85
                             Medium and Large 3
    6    310-345    328    105.00-110.00      108.38
    6    455-495    471    101.00-110.00      106.99
    5    500-535    520     89.00-100.00       95.95  Thin
                             Medium 3
   12    410-445    431    100.00-110.00      106.32
   11    450-498    471    100.00-108.00      104.65
   12    505-545    520    100.00-109.00      104.34
    5    550-590    574    100.00-108.00      103.36

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    405-445    426    123.00-142.00      135.25
   53    450-498    473    116.00-141.00      125.23
   46    500-548    524    115.00-136.00      124.14
   31    550-595    566    107.00-133.00      117.63
    5    550-580    562    115.00-125.00      120.97  Fleshy
   13    651-690    664     95.00-113.00      105.18
    6    755-785    771     90.00-99.00        93.49
                             Small 1 - 2
    8    420-440    431    107.00-114.00      110.19
    8    455-490    475    105.00-112.50      109.14
   11    500-540    522    102.00-112.00      107.47
   12    555-595    576    102.50-116.00      108.65
    5    550-590    570     93.00-100.00       96.64  Fleshy
   11    605-645    627    102.00-110.00      107.17
    8    615-641    635     95.00-100.00       98.02  Fleshy
    6    650-675    662    104.00-114.00      110.16
    8    650-690    669     90.00-101.00       94.46  Fleshy
    5    700-730    714    102.00-108.00      105.40
                             Medium 2
   11    400-445    422    110.00-126.00      119.36
   35    450-495    472    107.00-128.00      118.22
   44    500-545    524    100.00-126.00      115.61
   33    550-595    576    110.00-126.00      119.35
   15    600-635    615    103.00-123.00      112.75
                             Medium 3
    8    500-545    521    100.00-110.00      105.88
   10    660-668    666    104.00-107.00      106.41
                             Small 3
    7    515-545    531     86.00-98.00        90.05
    5    550-595    575     82.00-94.00        88.79

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    900-1180  1049    425.00-825.00     690.36   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   29    940-1395  1209     51.00-65.00       58.80
   15   1130-1395  1277     60.00-71.00       65.30 High Dressing
   28   1415-1950  1567     53.00-65.00       59.64
   10   1420-1840  1586     63.00-74.00       67.79 High Dressing
    5   1405-1705  1540     51.00-56.00       53.65 Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    7    835-895    868     54.00-59.00       55.69
  169    900-1390  1127     50.00-67.00       59.77
   65    905-1390  1175     61.00-79.00       68.84 High Dressing
   37    915-1390  1103     37.00-56.00       50.48 Low Dressing
   27   1405-1990  1541     54.00-65.00       59.73
    8   1400-1795  1547     65.00-71.00       67.93 High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    6    695-790    753     49.00-55.00       51.49
   11    625-775    724     29.00-43.00       36.18 Low Dressing
   67    800-1360  1030     45.00-59.00       49.74
    5    835-1034   897     55.00-69.00       61.52 High Dressing
   54    805-1320   955     25.00-49.00       40.20 Low Dressing

Other Cows                  Small 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    605-830    730    327.00-541.00     421.94   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1285-1440  1379     80.00-93.00       87.31
   10   1015-1422  1184     59.00-79.00       70.22 Low Dressing
   29   1570-2220  1842     81.00-94.00       86.68
    6   1620-2265  1900     91.00-99.00       94.43 High Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (25) Small 1 and 2 574-796 lbs young to middle age cows 
with 70-180 lbs calves 475.00-875.00 per pair.  Small 1 and 2 690-850 lbs 
middle age cows with 60-500 lbs calves 300.00-800.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 
875-1095 lbs young to middle age cows with 170-300 lbs calves 550.00-975.00 per 
pair.  Medium 1 and 2 860-1055 lbs middle age cows with 120-525 lbs calves -
1040.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 110 lbs young to middle age cows with 325 lbs 
calves 850.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1110-1350 lbs middle age cows with 135-
1325 lbs calves -1190.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 1.00-45.00.

   Goats: Receipts 165, last week 304.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 20 lbs 30.00-55.00, 
20-40 lbs 24.00-97.50, 40-60 lbs 45.00-172.50, 60-80 lbs 85.00-212.50; 
Selection 2 20-40 lbs 16.00-80.00, 40-60 lbs 90.00-110.00, 60-80 lbs 80.00-
127.50; Selection 3 20-40 lbs 37.50-45.00.  Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 
110.00-145.00, 80-100 lbs 155.00-230.00.  Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 
105.00-127.50, 70-100 lbs 110.00-147.50, 100-140 lbs 99.00-240.00; Selection 2 
50-70 lbs 75.00-92.50, 70-100 lbs 100.00-127.50, 100-140 lbs 55.00-137.50.  
Wethers: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 410.00.  Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-
150 lbs 150.00-162.50, 150-250 lbs 240.00-410.00; Selection 2 100-150 lbs 
125.00.

   Sheep: Receipts 34, last week 182.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 30.00-77.50, 60-100 lbs 65.00-85.00; Choice & 
Prime 20-60 lbs 72.50-145.00, 60-100 lbs 150.00-180.00.  Slaughter ewes: Good 
100-200 lbs 100.00-110.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 72.50-100.00.

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