WNC Livestock Center Report

Feb 05, 2013

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, N.C.

Report for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  127      Last week:  197          Last year:  134


Slaughter cattle were 4.00 higher. Feeder cattle were 4.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, replacement cows 12 percent, and feeders 69 percent.  The feeder supply included 27 percent steers, 48 percent heifers, and 25 percent bulls. Near 35 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 1-2 410-410 lbs (410) 192.00 (192.00); 465-480 lbs (473) 150.00-177.50 (163.53); 510-510 lbs (510) 139.00 (139.00); 550-595 lbs (577) 146.00-160.00 (151.67); 610-620 lbs (615) 138.00-144.00 (140.98); 670-670 lbs (670) 138.00 (138.00).  Small 1-2 485-485 lbs (485) 140.00 (140.00); 505-505 lbs (505) 110.00 (110.00).  Medium and Large 3 330-330 lbs (330) 117.50 (117.50); 460-460 lbs (460) 110.00 (110.00); 585-585 lbs (585) 140.00 (140.00); 605-605 lbs (605) 77.50 (77.50).  Holstein Large 3 290-290 lbs (290) 130.00 (130.00); 375-375 lbs (375) 122.50 (122.50).


Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 305-305 lbs (305) 150.00 (150.00); 385-390 lbs (388) 154.00-157.50 (155.74); 400-445 lbs (415) 135.00-149.00 (141.53); 460-485 lbs (468) 138.00-148.00 (141.70); 525-545 lbs (535) 132.00-142.00 (136.91); 570-585 lbs (575) 139.00-156.00 (144.96); 600-625 lbs (615) 110.00-125.00 (117.42); 675-675 lbs (675) 102.50 (102.50); 705-715 lbs (710) 112.00 (112.00); 750-750 lbs (750) 106.00 (106.00); 800-800 lbs (800) 106.00 (106.00); 885-885 lbs (885) 98.00 (98.00).  Small 1-2 225-225 lbs (225) 115.00 (115.00); 410-410 lbs (410) 114.00 (114.00).  Medium and Large 3 340-340 lbs (340) 116.00 (116.00); 510-510 lbs (510) 100.00-123.00 (111.50); 570-580 lbs (576) 129.50-134.00 (130.57).


Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-440 lbs (427) 164.00-180.00 (171.06); 540-540 lbs (540) 150.00 (150.00); 600-630 lbs (615) 133.00-151.00 (141.60); 665-685 lbs (678) 115.00-125.00 (121.47); 715-715 lbs (715) 110.00 (110.00); 770-795 lbs (782) 95.00-113.00 (104.90); 980-980 lbs (980) 110.00 (110.00).  Small 1-2 415-415 lbs (415) 157.50 (157.50).  Medium and Large 3 420-420 lbs (420) 160.00 (160.00); 735-735 lbs (735) 109.00 (109.00).


Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 725-725 lbs (725) 725.00 per head 1-3 months bred (725.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 820-820 lbs (820) 775.00 per head 4-6 months bred (775.00). 1155-1155 lbs (1155) 999.00-1500.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1500.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1510-1510 lbs (1510) 1275.00-1275.00 per head 1-3 months bred (1275.00). 1275-1420 lbs (1348) 1325.00-1375.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1348.66).  Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 1370-1370 lbs (1370) 925.00 per head 7-9 months bred (925.00).


Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1220-1220 lbs high dressing (1220) 86.00 (86.00); 1425-1425 lbs high dressing (1425) 84.00 (84.00).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 850-850 lbs (850) 76.00 (76.00); 1145-1295 lbs (1225) 72.00-78.00 (74.95); 1045-1360 lbs high dressing (1178) 80.00-88.00 (85.01); 1435-1495 lbs (1465) 76.00-79.00 (77.47); 1400-1400 lbs high dressing (1400) 88.00 (88.00); 1515-1515 lbs low dressing (1515) 65.00 (65.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 815-825 lbs (820) 65.00-66.00 (65.50); 965-965 lbs low dressing (965) 40.00 (40.00).


Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1895-1895 lbs high dressing (1895) 108.50 (108.50). 
Cows/Calf Pairs: (6)  Small 1 and 2 875 lbs young to middle age cows with 150 lbs calves 875.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 1 and 2 930-980 lbs young to middle age cows with 200-225 lbs calves 1125.00-1275.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1165-1430 lbs middle age cows with 150-265 lbs calves 1375.00-1700.00 per pair.
Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 40.00-120.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC

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