Monday, Nov. 27 WNC Regional Livestock Center report

Nov 28, 2012


Cattle Receipts:  532        Last Week: No sales       Last Year: 457 
Slaughter cattle trended mostly steady.  Feeder cattle trended mostly steady.
Slaughter cows made up 10 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 2 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder supply included 36 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 32 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 1-2 260-295 lbs (279) 130.00-180.00 (152.83); 305-345 lbs (330) 137.50-195.00 (164.60); 350-385 lbs (366) 130.00-170.00 (150.47); 430-445 lbs (436) 137.50-151.00 (142.44); 460-490 lbs (478) 128.00-145.00 (138.00); 505-545 lbs (524) 130.00-140.50 (137.47); 555-590 lbs (575) 124.00-137.50 (130.64); 612-645 lbs (626) 127.00-129.00 (128.33); 650-670 lbs (657) 113.00-130.00 (122.63); 710-745 lbs (718) 110.00-124.00 (113.44); 755-790 lbs (764) 121.00-126.00 (122.17); 850-880 lbs (863) 110.00-117.00 (112.96); 970-970 lbs (970) 107.00-110.00 (108.50).  Small 1-2 465-485 lbs (475) 105.00-121.00 (112.83).  Medium and Large 3 485-490 lbs (488) 110.00 (110.00); 520-520 lbs (520) 113.00-120.00 (116.50).  Holstein Large 3 305-345 lbs (328) 60.00-105.00 (87.69); 405-445 lbs (423) 62.50-70.00 (67.20); 450-480 lbs (466) 66.00-85.00 (75.97); 500-535 lbs (522) 55.00-80.00 (64.61); 555-595 lbs (579) 58.00-72.50 (64.56); 600-645 lbs (614) 60.00-72.50 (64.24); 655-680 lbs (668) 55.00-75.00 (63.78). 
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 280-295 lbs (288) 100.00-120.00 (110.04); 320-345 lbs (336) 125.00-143.00 (134.69); 350-395 lbs (374) 120.00-153.00 (132.41); 405-440 lbs (426) 120.00-135.00 (128.14); 455-495 lbs (478) 120.00-133.00 (126.30); 500-545 lbs (524) 115.00-131.00 (122.48); 550-598 lbs (576) 115.00-129.00 (124.27); 600-645 lbs (621) 105.00-124.00 (116.08); 650-695 lbs (674) 100.00-118.00 (110.05); 700-740 lbs (716) 95.00-114.00 (104.42); 815-820 lbs (818) 94.00-96.00 (95.00); 850-860 lbs (855) 90.00 (90.00).  Small 1-2 370-375 lbs (373) 115.00-117.50 (116.26); 505-545 lbs (533) 89.00-110.00 (99.63); 560-580 lbs (570) 82.50-100.00 (91.40); 715-745 lbs (730) 88.00-90.00 (88.98).  Medium and Large 3 335-345 lbs (340) 105.00-110.00 (107.46); 400-420 lbs (410) 90.00-110.00 (100.24); 480-490 lbs (485) 102.50-117.00 (109.78). 
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 415-440 lbs (426) 130.00-145.00 (141.42); 450-495 lbs (477) 125.00-141.00 (132.35); 500-540 lbs (522) 115.00-134.00 (122.79); 550-595 lbs (573) 108.00-122.00 (112.43); 605-630 lbs (618) 107.00-125.00 (112.34); 655-680 lbs (673) 108.00-120.00 (111.68); 705-745 lbs (724) 90.00-109.00 (101.88); 800-835 lbs (813) 94.00-97.00 (95.35).  Small 1-2 480-495 lbs (487) 105.00-110.00 (108.34); 625-625 lbs (625) 82.50-86.00 (84.25).  Medium and Large 3 420-435 lbs (426) 80.00-120.00 (101.73); 575-590 lbs (583) 90.00-100.00 (94.94); 610-640 lbs (625) 100.00 (100.00). 
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1000-1070 lbs (1035) 700.00-1050.00 per head 7-9 months bred (869.08).
Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1335-1390 lbs (1363) 75.50-77.50 (76.48); 1500-1705 lbs (1603) 74.00-76.00 (74.94).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 645-860 lbs low dressing (745) 64.00-68.00 (66.46); 940-1360 lbs (1153) 70.00-80.00 (74.08); 1015-1245 lbs low dressing (1121) 55.00-69.00 (65.45); 1410-1620 lbs (1501) 72.00-78.50 (74.44).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 670-750 lbs (710) 52.00-53.00 (52.47); 880-1285 lbs (1073) 54.00-64.00 (59.05). 
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-1430 lbs low dressing (1332) 81.50-85.00 (83.00); 1625-1980 lbs (1813) 89.00-91.50 (90.57); 1800-1845 lbs high dressing (1823) 93.50-95.50 (94.49); 1525-2555 lbs low dressing (2115) 80.00-86.50 (83.17). 
Cows/Calf Pairs: (3) Small 1 and 2 805 lbs middle age cows with 100 lbs calves 975.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1245-1640 lbs middle age cows with 190-235 lbs calves 1175.00-1425.00 per pair.
Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 40.00-90.00.
Goats, per head: (20) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 32.50. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 52.50-62.50, 70-100 lbs 65.00, 100-140 lbs 70.00-82.50; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 40.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 62.50-80.00; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 30.00.
Sheep, per head: (6) Slaughter lambs: Good 60-100 lbs 52.50, 100-140 lbs 67.50.
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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