North Carolina Wtd Avg Cattle Summary (Fri)
RA_LS755
Raleigh, NC   Wednesday, September 12, 2018   USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

***No report will be issued on Friday, September 14, 2018 as Market News staff 
take shelter in anticipation of the impending Hurricane Florence.  Reporting 
will resume as soon as it is safe for staff to report back to assigned 
duty stations.***

Weighted Average Auction Report of Siler City, Turnersburg, Mount Airy, Shelby, 
Norwood, and Smithfield for the Week Ending Thursday, September 06, 2018.  
Canton was closed on Monday, September 03, in observance of the Labor Day 
holiday.  North Wilkesboro receipts and prices were not available due to 
absence of the reporter.

Cattle Receipts:  3174          Last week:  3977          Last year:  2687

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder steers were 
unevenly steady; bulls were mostly steady to 6.00 lower; while heifers were 
mostly steady to 3.00 higher.  Demand was mostly moderate; market activity and 
buyer interest were moderate.  Offerings of cattle were mostly light.  Cattle 
quality was mostly average.

Slaughter cows made up 15 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 2 percent, and feeders 80 percent.  The feeder supply included 
43 percent steers, 37 percent heifers, and 19 percent bulls.  Near 26 percent 
of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    250-298    279    136.00-181.00      155.64
   42    300-348    326    134.00-164.00      151.70
   38    350-396    376    140.00-169.00      152.71
   51    400-448    422    133.00-156.00      145.32
   17    450-495    470    135.00-152.00      143.49
    5    474-474    474       165.00          165.00  Value Added
   30    500-545    521    128.00-155.00      139.73
   14    533-533    533       163.00          163.00  Value Added
   32    550-595    564    133.00-155.00      145.09
   44    600-645    617    127.00-145.00      139.56
   19    655-695    673    132.00-143.00      137.05
    7    687-687    687       140.00          140.00  Value Added
   72    684-684    684       152.50          152.50  Load
   17    700-745    717    124.00-133.00      129.66
                             Medium 2
   10    255-290    276    125.00-135.00      131.19
    9    310-346    328    120.00-141.00      132.41
   14    350-390    371    120.00-147.50      132.65
   24    402-445    424    120.00-140.00      129.17
    6    500-525    513    119.00-130.00      124.16
    5    550-590    575    124.00-137.00      131.79
                             Medium 3
    5    300-320    306    107.00-120.00      112.72
    5    425-445    440    106.00-119.00      112.14
                             Holstein Large 3
    5    310-345    335     60.00-71.00        67.99
    5    455-495    476     74.00-80.00        77.78
    8    500-535    521     67.50-76.00        72.06
  190    525-525    525     87.00-94.25        90.63  Load
   90    550-550    550        94.10           94.10  Load

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    255-298    279    132.00-145.00      140.22
   19    300-345    329    125.00-144.00      133.69
   40    350-396    377    129.00-149.00      137.41
   52    400-447    428    124.00-146.00      133.95
   96    450-495    474    119.00-147.00      135.57
   72    500-548    529    120.00-143.00      131.44
   78    550-595    568    115.00-141.00      129.55
   37    600-647    620    117.50-133.00      125.20
   76    644-644    644       139.50          139.50  Load
   20    650-690    667    113.00-127.00      120.61
    5    700-735    711    100.00-113.00      108.33
   11    750-785    762    105.00-118.00      114.20
    8    800-840    810     97.00-110.00      102.45
    5    855-875    861     92.50-111.00      101.71
                             Medium 2
    7    300-328    316    117.00-130.00      121.95
   21    350-394    372    100.00-130.00      120.30
   24    400-445    421    104.00-128.00      120.91
   16    455-495    471    111.00-123.00      118.23
   21    500-545    518    110.00-124.00      117.20
   12    550-596    575    104.00-125.00      113.86
    5    600-640    614    106.00-118.00      111.86
    6    660-695    671    100.00-110.00      104.79
                             Medium 3
    6    350-390    375    100.00-110.00      105.45
   17    405-445    428    100.00-117.00      109.22
   10    450-495    469    100.00-117.00      106.03
    7    510-545    521    102.50-107.50      105.91
                             Small 3
    6    400-420    411     91.00-100.00       95.24

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   53    450-495    475    128.00-154.00      137.13
   61    500-549    523    120.00-145.00      132.81
   32    550-595    571    119.00-143.00      130.64
   37    600-640    621    113.00-139.00      124.71
   22    650-698    670    103.00-129.00      115.55
   22    700-748    724     99.00-123.00      110.58
    9    752-790    768    100.00-114.00      104.46
                             Medium 2
   25    450-496    473    110.00-137.00      123.57
   14    500-540    524    110.00-127.50      121.76
   17    550-595    577    110.00-127.00      117.77
    9    600-636    616    102.00-114.00      108.88
    6    655-696    672    100.00-116.00      107.75
                             Medium 3
   12    450-490    465    104.00-119.00      113.53
    7    505-545    526    105.00-116.00      111.30
    5    550-595    568    105.00-118.00      113.13

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    900-1150  1030    540.00-725.00     660.79   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11   1240-1390  1309     52.00-66.00       56.73
    6   1100-1390  1274     61.00-71.00       63.56 High Dressing
   56   1400-1930  1587     48.00-67.00       57.64
   21   1420-1970  1613     61.00-72.00       64.38 High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
  145    900-1395  1160     50.00-66.00       58.03
   25    915-1375  1121     61.00-76.00       65.69 High Dressing
   43    905-1360  1126     30.00-56.00       48.20 Low Dressing
    9   1405-1550  1454     53.00-57.00       55.09
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    645-795    727     24.00-47.00       35.01 Low Dressing
   21    805-1244   930     40.00-60.00       51.27
   23    806-1315   985     21.00-47.00       37.89 Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12   1030-1460  1193     70.00-90.00       82.42
   19   1004-1475  1153     46.00-79.00       69.65 Low Dressing
   11   1515-2228  1776     75.00-89.50       82.86
    6   1650-2620  2195     60.00-75.00       69.61 Low Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (25)  Small 1 and 2 660-885 lbs middle age cows with 130-
305 lbs calves 600.00-875.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 975-1150 lbs middle age 
cows with 60-395 lbs calves 670.00-1300.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1110-
1350 lbs middle age cows with 70-250 lbs calves 750.00-1075.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 20.00-65.00.

   Goats: Receipts 287, last week 145.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 20 lbs 30.00-42.50, 
20-40 lbs 35.00-92.50, 40-60 lbs 65.00-147.50, 60-80 lbs 85.00-175.00; 
Selection 2 20-40 lbs 37.50-52.50, 40-60 lbs 90.00-92.50.  Yearlings: 
Selection 1 60-80 lbs 110.00-175.00, 80-100 lbs 160.00-225.00; Selection 3 60-
80 lbs 70.00-90.00.  Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 100.00-115.00, 70-
100 lbs 120.00-142.50, 100-140 lbs 150.00-197.50; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 80.00-
112.50; Selection 3 50-70 lbs 52.00-67.50.  Wethers: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 
70.00-200.00, 100-150 lbs 250.00-260.00; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 157.50.  
Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 87.50-167.50, 100-150 lbs 125.00-180.00, 
150-250 lbs 185.00-420.00; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 120.00; Selection 3 70-
100 lbs 95.00-105.50.

   Sheep: Receipts 53, last week 47.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 35.00-47.50; Choice & Prime 20-60 lbs 50.00-
120.00, 60-100 lbs 130.00-165.00.  Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 142.50-
150.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 100.00, Cull 60-120 lbs 55.00-65.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
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