Livestock report

Dec 18, 2012

RA_LS152
Raleigh, NC      Tue Dec 18, 2012     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Report for Monday Dec 17, 2012

Cattle Receipts:  190       Last Week: 276          Last Year: No sales

Slaughter cattle trended 4.00 to 6.00 higher.  Feeder cattle trended 7.00 to 17.00
higher.

Slaughter cows made up 26 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent,
replacement cows 11 percent, other cows 2 percent, and feeders 58 percent.  The feeder
supply included 33 percent steers, 43 percent heifers, and 25 percent bulls. Near 30
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 1-2 235-235 lbs (235) 180.00 (180.00); 280-280 lbs
(280) 190.00 (190.00); 340-345 lbs (343) 180.00-188.00 (183.97); 385-390 lbs (387)
168.00-172.00 (169.99); 405-410 lbs (408) 163.00-175.00 (168.96); 460-495 lbs (473)
152.00-170.00 (160.78); 505-530 lbs (515) 137.50-146.00 (142.56); 615-615 lbs (615)
138.00 (138.00); 675-675 lbs (675) 134.00 (134.00); 770-780 lbs (775) 124.00 (124.00).  
Small 1-2 305-345 lbs (321) 150.00-165.00 (157.18); 375-375 lbs (375) 151.00 (151.00);
430-445 lbs (438) 134.00-149.00 (141.37).  Medium and Large 3 375-375 lbs (375) 120.00
(120.00); 410-430 lbs (420) 125.00-157.50 (141.64).  Holstein Large 3 250-250 lbs (250)
112.50 (112.50); 530-530 lbs (530) 71.00 (71.00); 830-830 lbs (830) 75.00 (75.00); 900-
900 lbs (900) 70.00 (70.00).

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 305-335 lbs (322) 143.00-155.00 (150.96); 395-
395 lbs (395) 178.00 (178.00); 410-445 lbs (425) 135.00-146.00 (141.59); 450-485 lbs
(469) 132.50-143.00 (138.00); 520-540 lbs (530) 132.00-135.00 (133.15); 550-585 lbs
(567) 119.00-130.00 (127.12); 600-640 lbs (614) 117.00-124.00 (119.33); 655-690 lbs
(666) 108.00-121.00 (114.68); 820-820 lbs (820) 103.00 (103.00).  Small 1-2 385-385 lbs
(385) 147.50 (147.50); 515-515 lbs (515) 108.00 (108.00); 555-555 lbs (555) 80.00
(80.00).  Medium and Large 3 355-355 lbs (355) 80.00 (80.00); 495-495 lbs (495) 129.00
(129.00); 515-545 lbs brahman x (530) 80.00-102.00 (90.69).

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 415-430 lbs (423) 155.00-165.00 (160.09); 450-495
lbs (478) 135.00-147.00 (141.32); 530-540 lbs (535) 137.50-149.00 (143.20); 580-580 lbs
(580) 120.00 (120.00); 625-625 lbs (625) 124.00 (124.00); 650-695 lbs (678) 117.00-
124.00 (119.91); 700-735 lbs (718) 100.00-116.00 (110.46); 765-795 lbs (780) 115.00
(115.00); 830-830 lbs (830) 101.00 (101.00); 885-885 lbs (885) 125.00 (125.00); 910-910
lbs (910) 90.00 (90.00).  Small 1-2 470-470 lbs (470) 118.00 (118.00); 545-545 lbs (545)
119.00 (119.00).  Medium and Large 3 490-490 lbs (490) 110.00 (110.00); 545-545 lbs
(545) 132.00 (132.00); 740-740 lbs brahman x (740) 108.00 (108.00).

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 970-1095 lbs (1020) 800.00-1275.00 per head 4-6
months bred (1004.25).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1265-1265 lbs (1265) 999.00-1550.00
per head 7-9 months bred (1550.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 805-805 lbs (805)
585.00 per head 1-3 months bred (585.00). 975-985 lbs (980) 999.00-1125.00 per head 4-6
months bred (1058.50); 1270-1270 lbs (1270) 999.00-1050.00 per head 4-6 months bred
(1050.00). 1060-1110 lbs (1085) 999.00-1200.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1116.09); 1225-
1225 lbs (1225) 999.00-1375.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1375.00).  Medium and Large 1-2
Aged 1010-1010 lbs (1010) 999.00-1050.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1050.00). 1100-1100
lbs (1100) 999.00-1025.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1025.00).

Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1145-1385 lbs (1301) 71.00-79.00 (74.87);
1400-1760 lbs (1573) 73.00-79.00 (76.34); 1405-1880 lbs high dressing (1643) 82.00-82.50
(82.29).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 740-885 lbs (813) 69.00-71.00 (69.91); 930-1375 lbs
(1135) 70.00-78.50 (73.02); 1265-1265 lbs high dressing (1265) 84.50 (84.50); 905-1250
lbs low dressing (1087) 65.00-68.50 (67.23); 1400-1545 lbs (1455) 73.00-77.00 (75.30);
1435-1435 lbs low dressing (1435) 66.50 (66.50).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 640-745 lbs
(693) 63.00-66.00 (64.39); 1080-1200 lbs (1140) 60.00-62.00 (60.95); 1055-1055 lbs low
dressing (1055) 55.00 (55.00).

Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 655-835 lbs (720) 76.00-84.00 (80.95).

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1250-1250 lbs (1250) 86.50 (86.50); 1285-1285 lbs
low dressing (1285) 85.00 (85.00); 1565-1580 lbs (1573) 93.50-95.50 (94.50); 2125-2125
lbs high dressing (2125) 96.00 (96.00); 1615-1615 lbs low dressing (1615) 82.00 (82.00).

Cows/Calf Pairs: (5) Small 1 and 2 780 lbs middle age cows with 125 lbs calves
1125.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 905-1070 lbs middle age cows with 100-310 lbs calves
1210.00-1500.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1320 lbs middle age cows with 100 lbs calves
1200.00 per pair.

Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 60.00.


Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
919-707-3156 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsRA_LS152.txt

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