Canton Livestock Wtd Avg (Wed)
RA_LS754
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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    305-335    320       175.00         175.00
    1    360-360    360       177.50         177.50
    2    400-420    410    150.00-157.00     153.41
    1    460-460    460       173.00         173.00
    2    540-545    543    135.00-136.00     135.50
    2    575-595    585    132.50-139.00     135.69
    1    640-640    640       136.00         136.00
    1    960-960    960        85.00          85.00
    1   1070-1070  1070        72.50          72.50
                             Medium 2
    1    260-260    260       150.00         150.00
    2    375-380    378       155.00         155.00
    1    415-415    415       120.00         120.00
    1    465-465    465       122.50         122.50
    1    510-510    510       115.00         115.00
                             Small 2
    2    330-330    330    137.00-137.50     137.25
    2    360-370    365    118.00-130.00     124.08
                             Medium 3
    1    390-390    390       144.00         144.00
                             Small 3
    1    150-150    150       100.00         100.00
    1    365-365    365        85.00          85.00
    1    565-565    565        98.00          98.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    365-365    365        35.00          35.00
    1    685-685    685        59.00          59.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-270    260    127.50-132.50     129.90
    1    305-305    305       127.50         127.50
    3    355-375    365    128.00-139.00     133.96
    5    410-435    423    140.00-145.00     141.67
    8    460-485    472    122.00-131.00     126.66
    5    500-510    504    125.00-127.00     126.00
    1    630-630    630       114.00         114.00
    2    650-690    670     97.00-98.00       97.49
    1    745-745    745        98.00          98.00
    1    755-755    755        93.00          93.00
    1    840-840    840        85.00          85.00
    1    880-880    880        75.00          75.00
    1    925-925    925        86.00          86.00
                             Medium 2
    1    260-260    260       120.00         120.00
    2    370-385    378    120.00-122.50     121.23
    2    405-445    425    125.00-128.00     126.43
    3    450-495    467    102.50-110.00     106.71
    1    575-575    575       100.00         100.00
    3    630-640    633     90.00-100.00      95.64
    1    695-695    695        85.00          85.00
    1    710-710    710        77.50          77.50
    1    775-775    775        87.50          87.50
    1    945-945    945        74.00          74.00
                             Medium 3
    1    690-690    690        70.00          70.00
                             Small 3
    1    370-370    370        95.00          95.00
    1    470-470    470        96.00          96.00
    1    520-520    520        97.50          97.50
    1    560-560    560        60.00          60.00   Thin
    1    600-600    600        78.00          78.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    435-435    435       167.00         167.00
    2    470-480    475    148.00-155.00     151.46
    1    515-515    515       128.00         128.00
    1    645-645    645       135.00         135.00
    2    665-680    673    105.00-107.50     106.24
    1    770-770    770       108.00         108.00
    1    815-815    815        95.00          95.00
                             Medium 2
    1    425-425    425       148.00         148.00
    5    450-498    480    125.00-134.00     129.28
    1    585-585    585       117.00         117.00
    1    605-605    605       118.00         118.00
                             Small 2
    1    430-430    430       125.00         125.00
                             Medium 3
    1    630-630    630       100.00         100.00
                             Small 3
    1    595-595    595        70.00          70.00   Thin
    1    630-630    630        92.50          92.50

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    915-915    915       750.00         750.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    2    900-955    928    775.00-850.00     813.61   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    2    900-950    925    850.00-875.00     862.84   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    1   1345-1345  1345          1110.00    1110.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1300-1300  1300       750.00         750.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1   1195-1195  1195       725.00         725.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1270-1270  1270       925.00         925.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1170-1170  1170       725.00         725.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Small 3 Young
    1    730-730    730       350.00         350.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    3    670-840    760    525.00-825.00     690.79   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1095-1385  1240     49.00-54.00       51.21
    1   1335-1335  1335        56.00          56.00   High Dressing
    4   1420-1650  1539     51.00-54.00       52.69
    2   1405-1600  1503     56.00-61.00       58.66   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    5   1060-1190  1129     47.00-55.00       51.95
    3    955-1155  1065     59.00-62.50       60.91   High Dressing
    1   1235-1235  1235        38.00          38.00   Low Dressing
    1   1465-1465  1465        61.00          61.00   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    540-540    540        47.00          47.00
    1    730-730    730        38.00          38.00   Low Dressing
    2    810-890    850     48.00-55.00       51.66
    1    875-875    875        20.00          20.00   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1465-1465  1465        73.00          73.00
    1   1250-1250  1250        65.00          65.00   Low Dressing
    2   1740-1865  1803     68.00-74.00       70.90
    2   1660-1850  1755     83.00-84.00       83.47   High Dressing
    2   2205-2360  2283     50.00-60.00       54.83   Low Dressing

   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_LS754.txt