Livestock sales report

Apr 02, 2013

RA_LS152
Raleigh, NC      Tue Apr 2, 2013     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Report for Monday Apr 1, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  296      Last week:  177           Last year:  490

Slaughter cattle were mostly steady. Feeder cattle were 5.00 to 9.00 higher.
Slaughter cows made up 15 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement
cows 23 percent, and feeders 61 percent.  The feeder supply included 31 percent steers, 49
percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 17 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 1-2 315-315 lbs (315) 183.00 (183.00); 355-380 lbs
(367) 160.00-180.00 (166.64); 410-410 lbs (410) 163.00 (163.00); 450-495 lbs (470) 155.00-
167.50 (160.89); 520-540 lbs (533) 137.50-145.00 (140.88); 555-595 lbs (567) 130.00-140.00
(136.32); 620-635 lbs (628) 127.50-130.00 (128.74); 650-695 lbs (671) 115.00-126.00
(120.16); 700-700 lbs (700) 114.00 (114.00); 760-780 lbs (772) 115.00-116.00 (115.33);
955-955 lbs (955) 102.00 (102.00).  Small 1-2 375-375 lbs (375) 150.00 (150.00); 565-565
lbs (565) 120.00 (120.00).  Medium and Large 3 315-325 lbs (320) 130.00-157.50 (143.54);
370-370 lbs (370) 125.00 (125.00); 495-495 lbs (495) 135.00 (135.00).  Holstein Large 3
260-260 lbs (260) 110.00 (110.00); 395-395 lbs (395) 70.00 (70.00); 465-465 lbs (465)
92.50 (92.50); 535-535 lbs (535) 65.00 (65.00).

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 295-295 lbs (295) 170.00 (170.00); 360-395 lbs
(385) 142.50-158.00 (149.42); 405-440 lbs (424) 142.50-153.00 (146.57); 455-490 lbs (471)
135.00-149.00 (142.49); 500-540 lbs (520) 118.00-133.00 (125.84); 555-595 lbs (574)
110.00-128.00 (120.68); 610-645 lbs (625) 110.00-115.00 (113.35); 650-690 lbs (673)
110.00-115.00 (112.48); 760-760 lbs (760) 117.00 (117.00).  Small 1-2 390-390 lbs (390)
115.00 (115.00); 400-440 lbs (426) 120.00-135.00 (127.26); 490-495 lbs (493) 120.00-130.00
(124.97); 540-545 lbs (543) 100.00 (100.00); 570-570 lbs (570) 105.00 (105.00); 550-550
lbs full (550) 108.00 (108.00); 795-795 lbs (795) 90.00 (90.00).  Medium and Large 3 315-
315 lbs full (315) 105.00 (105.00); 385-385 lbs (385) 139.00 (139.00); 405-440 lbs (423)
100.00-134.00 (117.70); 470-495 lbs (482) 120.00-132.00 (123.99); 465-465 lbs thin (465)
110.00 (110.00); 595-595 lbs (595) 90.00 (90.00).

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 415-445 lbs (427) 150.00-162.00 (157.41); 450-490
lbs (466) 150.00-165.00 (156.51); 505-520 lbs (512) 140.00-150.00 (144.65); 560-595 lbs
(577) 125.00-140.00 (133.25); 625-625 lbs (625) 118.00 (118.00); 650-650 lbs (650) 116.00
(116.00); 720-735 lbs (728) 106.00-110.00 (108.02).  Small 1-2 465-465 lbs (465) 117.00
(117.00); 495-495 lbs full (495) 140.00 (140.00); 500-500 lbs (500) 100.00 (100.00); 610-
610 lbs (610) 100.00 (100.00).  Medium and Large 3 490-490 lbs (490) 146.00 (146.00); 505-
505 lbs (505) 130.00 (130.00); 535-535 lbs thin (535) 76.00 (76.00); 590-590 lbs (590)
117.50 (117.50).

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 720-720 lbs (720) 750.00 per head 1-3 months bred
(750.00); 1080-1080 lbs (1080) 885.00 per head 1-3 months bred (885.00).  Medium and Large
1-2 Young 950-975 lbs (963) 1100.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1100.00). 920-975 lbs (948)
975.00-1025.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1000.73).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1030-
1030 lbs (1030) 825.00 per head 1-3 months bred (825.00). 1027-1195 lbs (1114) 950.00-
1175.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1097.48); 1270-1345 lbs (1308) 1125.00 per head 4-6
months bred (1125.00). 1325-1325 lbs (1325) 1375.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1375.00).  
Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 875-875 lbs (875) 900.00 per head 7-9 months bred (900.00).

Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1310-1340 lbs (1328) 75.00-78.00 (76.34);
1215-1265 lbs high dressing (1242) 83.00-87.00 (85.70); 1560-1560 lbs (1560) 78.00
(78.00); 1440-1690 lbs high dressing (1565) 82.00-88.50 (85.51).  Boner 80-85 percent lean
930-1390 lbs (1120) 70.00-80.50 (75.77); 975-1385 lbs high dressing (1174) 81.50-89.50
(83.68); 1580-1580 lbs (1580) 80.00 (80.00); 1415-1855 lbs high dressing (1582) 84.00-
87.00 (84.89).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 780-780 lbs (780) 60.00 (60.00); 965-965 lbs (965)
68.00 (68.00).

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1555-2025 lbs (1792) 92.00-98.00 (94.59); 1790-1790
lbs high dressing (1790) 103.50 (103.50).

Cows/Calf Pairs: (41)  Small 1 and 2 820-900 lbs young to middle age cows with 225-350
lbs calves 1050.00-1900.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 1 and 2 955-1180 lbs young to
middle age cows with 150-450 lbs calves 1400.00-1925.00 per pair.  Large 2 1145-1505 lbs
young to middle age cows with 150-410 lbs calves 1025.00-2050.00 per pair.

Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 20.00-60.00.

Goats, per head: (20)  Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 lbs
20.00, 40-60 lbs 40.00-55.00; Selection 2 40-60 lbs 37.50. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70
lbs 45.00-52.50, 70-100 lbs 65.00-72.50, 100-140 lbs 100.00; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 40.00.
Wethers: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 47.50-57.50, 100-150 lbs 120.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection
1 100-150 lbs 125.00.


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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