North Carolina Wtd Avg Cattle Summary (Fri)
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Raleigh, NC     Friday, July 12, 2019     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

Weighted Average Auction Report of Canton, Siler City, North Wilkesboro, 
Smithfield for the Week Ending Thursday, July 11, 2019.  Turnersburg received 
approximately 912 cattle; Shelby had 595 cattle; and Norwood approximately 763 
cattle, however, prices are not available due to absence of the reporter.

Cattle Receipts:  1169          Last week:  818          Last year:  4061

Compared to two weeks ago, slaughter cattle were mostly steady to 1.00 lower.  
Feeder steers were mostly 4.00 to 6.00 lower; while heifers mostly steady to 
4.00 higher; and bulls mostly steady to 7.00 higher.  Demand was mostly 
moderate; market activity and buyer interest were mostly moderate.  Offerings 
of cattle were fairly light, overall.  Cattle quality was plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 21 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 percent, 
replacement cows 2 percent, and feeders 73 percent.  The feeder supply included 
36 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 25 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    252-298    278    125.00-144.00      131.68
   17    300-348    329    120.00-140.00      129.31
   27    350-398    373    124.00-141.00      131.71
   31    405-445    424    114.00-140.00      128.69
   10    450-495    483    130.00-141.00      135.29
    8    500-520    514    130.00-138.00      134.75
   14    555-575    560    118.00-141.00      135.14
   12    606-640    625    114.00-134.00      123.37
    9    747-747    747       109.00          109.00
   11    989-989    989        94.00           94.00
                             Medium 2
    5    305-342    322    105.00-120.00      115.27
   15    350-394    380    108.00-127.00      118.12
    5    405-420    412    109.00-121.00      116.80
    5    500-538    519    100.00-110.00      104.99
                             Holstein Large 3
    6    278-295    283     53.00-70.00        63.02

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    200-238    220    116.00-124.00      120.19
    8    250-284    268    112.00-121.00      117.20
    6    314-345    328    114.00-127.00      121.50
   10    350-395    381    114.00-125.00      119.62
   19    403-445    426    115.00-132.00      121.47
   27    450-496    475    110.00-125.00      118.54
   28    500-544    522    100.00-124.00      114.27
   13    550-598    575     99.00-122.00      108.78
    9    600-635    616     94.00-113.00      101.54
    5    652-675    666     96.00-106.00      101.78
                             Medium 2
    5    255-290    271    100.00-110.00      106.47
    9    352-395    377    100.00-124.00      111.20
   21    402-448    431     89.00-119.00      105.01
   12    456-493    475     90.00-115.00       99.20

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   37    450-495    475    120.00-133.00      125.40
   11    500-540    524    115.00-123.00      118.43
   28    550-596    575    109.00-129.00      115.91
   20    600-646    624     96.00-116.00      105.83
   13    650-695    665    100.00-110.00      104.62
    7    710-735    720     90.00-109.00       98.69
                             Medium 2
    7    450-495    473    110.00-120.00      114.94
    5    508-530    516     97.00-116.00      107.10
    8    550-590    573     90.00-109.00       98.80
    5    604-625    612     85.00-101.00       96.63

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10   1150-1330  1255     61.00-72.50       66.38 High Dressing
   16   1400-1750  1543     57.00-69.00       63.45
    7   1425-1680  1509     64.00-73.00       67.74 High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   77    910-1375  1136     51.00-68.00       60.47
   25    930-1380  1172     61.00-79.00       68.07 High Dressing
   12    910-1395  1092     41.00-56.00       49.72 Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    8    655-795    718     30.00-43.00       36.16 Low Dressing
   22    805-1134   925     44.00-57.00       50.26
    8    818-1092   927     36.00-45.00       41.19 Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1110-1492  1347     77.00-89.00       84.04
   14   1515-2115  1762     75.50-94.00       87.14
    9   1570-1916  1756     92.00-100.00      96.66 High Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (14) Small 1 and 2 575-870 lbs middle age cows with 50-
210 lbs calves 390.00-625.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 970-1100 lbs middle age 
cows with 85-350 lbs calves 625.00-1225.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1200-
1230 lbs middle age cows with 150-185 lbs calves 880.00-950.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 10.00-45.00.

   Goats: Receipts 83, two weeks ago 193.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 20 lbs 25.00-35.00, 
20-40 lbs 50.00-61.00, 40-60 lbs 65.00-84.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-100.00; Selection 
2 20-40 lbs 40.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00.  Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 115.00-
145.00, 80-100 lbs 175.00-185.00.  Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 87.00-
100.00, 70-100 lbs 145.00; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 60.00-72.00.  Bucks/Billies: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 126.00, 100-150 lbs 165.00, 150-250 lbs 205.00.

   Sheep: Receipts 39, two weeks ago 85.  Sold per head, weights estimated.  
Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 55.00-70.00, 60-100 lbs 95.00, 100-140 lbs 
100.00-130.00; Choice & Prime 100-140 lbs 165.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-
200 lbs 100.00-105.00, Cull 60-120 lbs 75.00.

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