Canton Livestock Auction (Wed.)
RA_LS152
Raleigh, NC                   Tue Feb 12, 2019     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

***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.***

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Feb 11, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  186          Last Week:  175       Last Year:  

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady with feeder cattle 4.00 to 
7.00 higher.  Good demand with moderate buyer activity.  Light offerings with quality 
of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 15 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, 
replacement cows 16 percent, and feeders 65 percent.  The feeder supply included 28 
percent steers, 52 percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 28 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs. (Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and prices 
for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 305-335 lbs (320) 175.00 (175.00); 360-360 lbs 
(360) 177.50 (177.50); 400-420 lbs (410) 150.00-157.00 (153.41); 460-460 lbs (460) 
173.00 (173.00); 540-545 lbs (543) 135.00-136.00 (135.50); 575-595 lbs (585) 132.50-
139.00 (135.69); 640-640 lbs (640) 136.00 (136.00); 960-960 lbs (960) 85.00 (85.00); 
1070-1070 lbs (1070) 72.50 (72.50).  Medium 2 260-260 lbs (260) 150.00 (150.00); 375-
380 lbs (378) 155.00 (155.00); 415-415 lbs (415) 120.00 (120.00); 465-465 lbs (465) 
122.50 (122.50); 510-510 lbs (510) 115.00 (115.00).  Small 2 330-330 lbs (330) 
137.00-137.50 (137.25); 360-370 lbs (365) 118.00-130.00 (124.08).  Medium 3 390-390 
lbs (390) 144.00 (144.00).  Small 3 150-150 lbs (150) 100.00 (100.00); 365-365 lbs 
(365) 85.00 (85.00); 565-565 lbs (565) 98.00 (98.00).  Holstein Large 3 365-365 lbs 
(365) 35.00 (35.00); 685-685 lbs (685) 59.00 (59.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 250-270 lbs (260) 127.50-132.50 (129.90); 
305-305 lbs (305) 127.50 (127.50); 355-375 lbs (365) 128.00-139.00 (133.96); 410-435 
lbs (423) 140.00-145.00 (141.67); 460-485 lbs (472) 122.00-131.00 (126.66); 500-510 
lbs (504) 125.00-127.00 (126.00); 630-630 lbs (630) 114.00 (114.00); 650-690 lbs 
(670) 97.00-98.00 (97.49); 745-745 lbs (745) 98.00 (98.00); 755-755 lbs (755) 93.00 
(93.00); 840-840 lbs (840) 85.00 (85.00); 880-880 lbs (880) 75.00 (75.00); 925-925 
lbs (925) 86.00 (86.00).  Medium 2 260-260 lbs (260) 120.00 (120.00); 370-385 lbs 
(378) 120.00-122.50 (121.23); 405-445 lbs (425) 125.00-128.00 (126.43); 450-495 lbs 
(467) 102.50-110.00 (106.71); 575-575 lbs (575) 100.00 (100.00); 630-640 lbs (633) 
90.00-100.00 (95.64); 695-695 lbs (695) 85.00 (85.00); 710-710 lbs (710) 77.50 
(77.50); 775-775 lbs (775) 87.50 (87.50); 945-945 lbs (945) 74.00 (74.00).  Medium 3 
690-690 lbs (690) 70.00 (70.00).  Small 3 370-370 lbs (370) 95.00 (95.00); 470-470 
lbs (470) 96.00 (96.00); 520-520 lbs (520) 97.50 (97.50); 560-560 lbs thin (560) 
60.00 (60.00); 600-600 lbs (600) 78.00 (78.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 435-435 lbs (435) 167.00 (167.00); 470-480 lbs 
(475) 148.00-155.00 (151.46); 515-515 lbs (515) 128.00 (128.00); 645-645 lbs (645) 
135.00 (135.00); 665-680 lbs (673) 105.00-107.50 (106.24); 770-770 lbs (770) 108.00 
(108.00); 815-815 lbs (815) 95.00 (95.00).  Medium 2 425-425 lbs (425) 148.00 
(148.00); 450-498 lbs (480) 125.00-134.00 (129.28); 585-585 lbs (585) 117.00 
(117.00); 605-605 lbs (605) 118.00 (118.00).  Small 2 430-430 lbs (430) 125.00 
(125.00).  Medium 3 630-630 lbs (630) 100.00 (100.00).  Small 3 595-595 lbs thin 
(595) 70.00 (70.00); 630-630 lbs (630) 92.50 (92.50). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 915-915 lbs (915) 750.00 per head 1-3 months 
bred (750.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 900-955 lbs (928) 775.00-850.00 per head 
4-6 months bred (813.61). 900-950 lbs (925) 850.00-875.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(862.84); 1345-1345 lbs (1345) 1110.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1110.00).  Medium 
and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1300-1300 lbs (1300) 750.00 per head 1-3 months bred 
(750.00). 1195-1195 lbs (1195) 725.00 per head 4-6 months bred (725.00); 1270-1270 
lbs (1270) 925.00 per head 4-6 months bred (925.00). 1170-1170 lbs (1170) 725.00 per 
head 7-9 months bred (725.00).  Small 3 Young 730-730 lbs (730) 350.00 per head 1-3 
months bred (350.00). 670-840 lbs (760) 525.00-825.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(690.79). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1095-1385 lbs (1240) 49.00-54.00 
(51.21); 1335-1335 lbs high dressing (1335) 56.00 (56.00); 1420-1650 lbs (1539) 
51.00-54.00 (52.69); 1405-1600 lbs high dressing (1503) 56.00-61.00 (58.66).  Boner 
80-85 percent lean 1060-1190 lbs (1129) 47.00-55.00 (51.95); 955-1155 lbs high 
dressing (1065) 59.00-62.50 (60.91); 1235-1235 lbs low dressing (1235) 38.00 (38.00); 
1465-1465 lbs high dressing (1465) 61.00 (61.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 540-540 
lbs (540) 47.00 (47.00); 730-730 lbs low dressing (730) 38.00 (38.00); 810-890 lbs 
(850) 48.00-55.00 (51.66); 875-875 lbs low dressing (875) 20.00 (20.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1465-1465 lbs (1465) 73.00 (73.00); 1250-1250 lbs 
low dressing (1250) 65.00 (65.00); 1740-1865 lbs (1803) 68.00-74.00 (70.90); 1660-
1850 lbs high dressing (1755) 83.00-84.00 (83.47); 2205-2360 lbs low dressing (2283) 
50.00-60.00 (54.83). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (11) Small 1 and 2 720-775 lbs middle age cows with 100-200 lbs 
calves 900.00-975.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 900-1095 lbs middle age cows with 225-
380 lbs calves 1100.00-1375.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1100-1240 lbs middle age cows 
with 230-360 lbs calves 925.00-1375.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 10.00-40.00.

   Goats, per head: (21) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 
lbs 30.00-37.50, 40-60 lbs 65.00-78.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 90.00, 
70-100 lbs 96.00, 100-140 lbs 120.00-137.50; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 45.00. Wethers: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 84.00-126.00, 100-150 lbs 176.00-178.00. Bucks/Billies: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 117.00-125.00, 100-150 lbs 139.00-144.00.

   Sheep, per head: (16) Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 40.00-50.00, 60-100 lbs 
60.00-65.00; Choice & Prime 60-100 lbs 75.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 85.00-
90.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 76.50, Cull 60-120 lbs 45.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS152.txt