North Carolina Wtd Avg Cattle Summary (Fri)
RA_LS755
Raleigh, NC     Friday, September 20, 2019     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

Weighted Average Auction Report of Siler City, Canton, Turnersburg, Shelby, 
North Wilkesboro, Norwood, and Smithfield for the Week Ending Thursday, 
September 19, 2019.

Cattle Receipts:  4800          Last week:  4480          Last year:  182
                                                         (Hurricane Florence)

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 3.00 to 5.00 lower.  M&L 1-2 
feeder steers and bulls were mostly 2.00 to 4.00 higher; four and five weight 
heifers were mostly steady to 4.00 higher, while six weights were 4.00 to 6.00 
lower.  Demand varied by location; market activity and buyer interest were slow 
to moderate.  Offerings of cattle were moderate to heavy.  Cattle quality was 
plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 19 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 2 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 33 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 28 percent 
bulls.  Near 19 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    160-195    178    130.00-143.00      137.35
    8    200-240    223    130.00-140.00      135.80
   25    250-295    274    116.00-148.00      133.68
   76    300-345    323    119.00-165.00      139.63
   93    350-398    370    125.00-153.00      137.15
   65    400-446    425    115.00-144.00      129.67
   44    450-495    475    125.00-142.00      131.62
   43    500-545    521    120.00-137.00      129.01
   59    550-595    569    114.00-136.00      128.15
   17    600-645    613    110.00-129.00      121.02
   14    650-690    668    106.00-132.00      120.92
    7    706-745    717    106.00-111.00      108.04
    7    755-782    762    100.00-109.00      106.83
                             Small 1 - 2
    7    255-285    272    100.00-110.00      103.45
    6    350-395    383    100.00-110.00      106.18
   10    500-545    520    105.00-111.00      106.78
                             Medium 2
   17    250-298    276    105.00-131.00      117.48
   30    300-345    322     99.00-135.00      116.88
   45    350-398    378    109.00-130.00      120.70
   37    400-448    426     94.00-124.00      110.95
   20    450-495    472    100.00-131.00      119.17
   14    500-545    528    114.00-129.00      120.96
   11    565-595    580    105.00-126.00      119.80
    6    600-640    615    115.00-126.00      120.79
    8    650-695    670    114.00-122.00      118.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    7    500-545    516    100.00-108.00      104.18
                             Medium 3
    5    300-345    332       100.00          100.00
    9    350-395    372    100.00-108.00      102.29
   18    400-445    420    100.00-111.00      105.43
                             Small 3
    5    300-338    329     95.00-99.00        98.20
    7    355-395    373     80.00-98.00        85.95
   14    410-445    433     70.00-99.00        89.82
                             Holstein Large 3
    6    300-340    315     42.50-56.00        49.12
    7    510-530    513     63.00-65.00        64.70

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   15    250-290    273    119.00-130.00      126.22
   35    300-345    324    120.00-130.00      124.42
   41    350-396    373    114.00-135.00      121.69
   44    400-448    426    103.00-125.00      117.47
   35    450-498    477     99.00-119.00      112.93
   44    505-546    525     97.00-116.00      108.42
   32    550-595    570     94.00-114.00      105.25
   31    600-646    623     88.00-108.00       99.41
   16    650-696    674     88.00-100.00       93.80
    5    660-660    660       108.00          108.00  Value Added
   10    700-735    714     80.00-97.00        88.51
    6    755-775    768     83.00-94.00        87.66
    6    800-848    824     75.00-85.00        80.48
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    200-245    226    100.00-112.50      106.76
    5    255-286    279     88.00-100.00       94.28
    5    320-345    328    100.00-110.00      105.11
   10    350-395    384    100.00-113.00      107.75
   19    400-440    422    105.00-115.00      110.23
   28    450-495    472    100.00-114.00      110.64
   34    500-545    521    100.00-114.00      109.09
    7    500-525    512        90.00           90.00  Fleshy
   26    555-595    576    100.00-114.00      106.34
   14    600-630    614    100.00-110.00      105.29
    8    650-685    666     99.00-105.00      103.12
    5    655-685    670     90.00-100.00       96.23  Fleshy
    7    752-780    760        97.00           97.00  Fleshy
                             Medium 2
   11    200-248    227    100.00-117.50      106.89
   15    250-290    268     90.00-124.00      109.90
   33    300-348    323     90.00-122.50      110.33
   43    350-396    373     90.00-123.00      114.15
   61    400-448    424     80.00-122.00      112.09
   62    450-496    474     89.00-122.00      109.53
   61    500-548    526     80.00-120.50      106.22
   31    550-595    570     87.00-115.00      103.48
    5    654-698    675     73.00-81.00        76.57
                             Medium and Large 3
    5    355-395    381    110.00-114.00      110.80
    5    400-445    429    107.50-112.00      109.83
   10    460-495    482    107.50-114.00      110.48
   15    505-535    523    101.00-113.00      107.32
    6    560-585    571    100.00-105.00      102.80
    8    600-645    618     98.00-109.00      105.02
    6    665-690    676    100.00-106.00      103.16
                             Medium 3
    5    305-340    323    100.00-112.00      106.36
   13    415-445    426    101.00-110.00      106.76
   13    450-495    473    100.00-109.00      103.28
    5    550-595    564     94.00-102.00       98.37
                             Small 3
    5    275-295    286     78.00-85.00        80.85
   10    400-440    425     80.00-99.00        89.52
   11    450-495    477     80.00-99.00        90.30
    7    505-535    525     87.00-96.00        92.45

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19    400-445    424    127.00-149.00      136.71
   47    450-495    470    115.00-149.00      126.08
   23    500-544    519    107.00-130.00      118.18
   25    550-595    568    100.00-126.00      112.35
   38    600-646    620     94.00-119.00      102.95
   15    650-692    668     90.00-118.00       98.91
   18    700-740    717     84.00-100.00       93.25
                             Small 1 - 2
   14    450-490    470    105.00-112.50      109.90
   27    500-545    517    102.50-114.00      108.76
   23    550-595    569    100.00-114.00      109.80
   23    605-640    619    100.00-113.00      108.51
   13    650-695    673    100.00-110.00      103.17
                             Medium 2
   29    400-445    423    115.00-130.00      122.75
   38    450-495    475    109.00-130.00      116.91
   69    500-548    523     87.00-125.00      107.19
   36    550-598    572     88.00-121.00      108.92
   25    600-645    624     75.00-117.00       93.00
   10    650-686    669     80.00-100.00       88.14
    8    700-744    722     80.00-87.00        82.63
   10    754-790    765     74.00-82.00        77.57
                             Medium and Large 3
    6    450-495    470    100.00-105.00      102.73
    8    555-590    572    100.00-112.00      104.00
                             Medium 3
   18    450-495    470    100.00-106.00      102.72
   23    500-545    528     93.00-106.00      101.61
   23    550-590    569     92.00-104.00      100.21
    9    653-695    667     82.00-89.00        85.45
                             Small 3
    6    400-440    423     88.00-104.00       94.97
   13    450-495    473     85.00-100.00       90.65
   16    500-545    519     80.00-93.00        87.11
    7    560-590    579     82.00-96.00        89.34

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    925-1065   983    600.00-825.00     679.47   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    7    930-1180  1044    475.00-600.00     533.60   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    7    995-1180  1098    510.00-700.00     628.12   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   34   1130-1395  1286     50.00-62.00       55.49
   13   1035-1390  1266     59.00-65.00       61.60 High Dressing
    6   1110-1285  1208     47.00-51.00       49.29 Low Dressing
   50   1405-1955  1559     52.00-61.00       55.63
    8   1420-1665  1523     60.00-63.00       61.62 High Dressing
    7   1415-1875  1566     45.00-50.00       48.87 Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
  250    900-1390  1155     48.00-64.00       54.91
   27    905-1395  1161     59.00-70.00       62.97 High Dressing
   70    900-1385  1087     34.00-51.00       45.70 Low Dressing
   27   1410-1820  1571     52.00-59.00       55.77
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    750-770    764     48.00-52.00       50.20
   14    685-798    744     21.00-35.00       29.03 Low Dressing
   98    815-1370  1049     40.00-58.00       47.67
   80    800-1345   990     30.00-44.00       37.37 Low Dressing
    5   1415-1535  1482     43.00-51.00       48.14

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    910-1015   946    514.00-664.00     581.45   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
   21    635-855    757    330.00-504.00     410.53   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    7    625-855    736    281.00-468.00     408.34   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13   1040-1475  1335     75.00-85.00       79.42
   38   1020-1485  1236     52.00-79.00       67.45 Low Dressing
   43   1505-2140  1748     74.00-88.00       80.18
   25   1530-2305  1768     60.00-79.00       70.95 Low Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (22) Small 1 and 2 580-860 lbs middle age cows with 40-
320 lbs calves 425.00-900.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 835-1062 lbs middle age 
cows with 50-415 lbs calves 475.00-975.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1100-
1335 lbs middle age cows with 120-200 lbs calves 675.00-900.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 2.00-60.00.

   Goats: Receipts 336, last week 110.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 20 lbs 30.00-60.00, 
20-40 lbs 50.00-127.50, 40-60 lbs 70.00-180.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-215.00; 
Selection 2 under 20 lbs 10.00-25.00, 20-40 lbs 42.50-87.50, 40-60 lbs 70.00-
122.50, 60-80 lbs 120.00; Selection 3 20-40 lbs 35.00-40.00.  Yearlings: 
Selection 1 60-80 lbs 110.00-147.00, 80-100 lbs 165.00-195.00.  Does/Nannies: 
Selection 1 50-70 lbs 110.00-130.00, 70-100 lbs 120.00-135.00, 100-140 lbs 
126.00-222.50; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 72.50-110.00, 100-140 lbs 100.00-130.00; 
Selection 3 50-70 lbs 42.50-67.50.  Wethers: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 139.00-
270.00.  Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 105.00-162.50, 100-150 lbs 
175.00-220.00, 150-250 lbs 200.00-320.00; Selection 2 100-150 lbs 142.50.

   Sheep: Receipts 131, last week 82.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 35.00-70.00, 60-100 lbs 75.00-95.00, 100-
140 lbs 100.00-105.00; Choice & Prime 20-60 lbs 92.50-100.00, 60-100 lbs 
113.00-197.50.  Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 93.00-155.00, Utility 80-
100 lbs 90.00, Cull 60-120 lbs 55.00-85.00.

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