WNC Livestock Center Report

Feb 12, 2013

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC

Report for Monday Feb. 11, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  117      Last week:  127           Last year:  163

Slaughter cattle were 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Feeder cattle were 2.00 to 5.00 higher.Slaughter cows made up 25 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, replacement cows 10 percent, and feeders 61 percent.  The feeder supply included 20 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 36 percent bulls. Near 26 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 1-2 200-200 lbs (200) 210.00 (210.00); 405-410 lbs (408) 192.50-195.00 (193.76); 525-525 lbs (525) 164.00 (164.00); 670-670 lbs (670) 134.00 (134.00); 960-960 lbs (960) 103.00 (103.00).  Small 1-2 205-205 lbs full (205) 155.00 (155.00); 385-385 lbs (385) 149.00 (149.00); 430-430 lbs full (430) 145.00 (145.00).  Medium and Large 3 430-430 lbs (430) 172.00 (172.00).  Holstein Large 3 535-535 lbs (535) 96.00 (96.00); 735-735 lbs (735) 70.00 (70.00); 845-845 lbs (845) 81.00 (81.00).

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 375-375 lbs (375) 147.00-155.00 (151.00); 415-425 lbs (420) 142.50-143.00 (142.67); 455-495 lbs (473) 137.00-151.00 (143.24); 500-545 lbs (522) 133.00-141.00 (136.53); 615-625 lbs (619) 115.00-125.00 (120.48); 690-690 lbs (690) 119.00 (119.00); 1040-1040 lbs (1040) 91.00 (91.00).  Small 1-2 230-230 lbs full (230) 120.00 (120.00).  Medium and Large 3 345-345 lbs (345) 120.00 (120.00); 370-370 lbs (370) 120.00 (120.00); 485-485 lbs (485) 129.00 (129.00); 630-630 lbs (630) 120.00 (120.00).

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 415-415 lbs (415) 173.00 (173.00); 455-480 lbs (467) 165.00-180.00 (172.96); 515-525 lbs (518) 144.00-160.00 (155.01); 560-570 lbs (566) 145.00-152.00 (149.23); 610-645 lbs (628) 127.00-138.00 (132.35); 725-725 lbs (725) 116.00 (116.00); 875-875 lbs (875) 92.00 (92.00); 935-935 lbs (935) 94.00 (94.00).  Small 1-2 480-480 lbs (480) 145.00 (145.00); 500-500 lbs (500) 109.00 (109.00); 555-585 lbs (570) 93.00-123.00 (107.61).  Medium and Large 3 465-465 lbs (465) 158.00 (158.00); 535-535 lbs (535) 139.00 (139.00); 600-600 lbs (600) 125.00 (125.00).

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 805-805 lbs (805) 775.00 per head 1-3 months bred (775.00); 970-1050 lbs (1010) 935.00-1000.00 per head 1-3 months bred (968.79).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1060-1060 lbs (1060) 1100.00-1100.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1100.00). 1275-1275 lbs (1275) 1250.00-1250.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1250.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1565-1565 lbs (1565) 999.00-1300.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1300.00). 1205-1320 lbs (1273) 1250.00-1375.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1318.29).

Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1195-1320 lbs high dressing (1271) 80.00-87.00 (84.16); 1485-1585 lbs (1535) 78.00-78.50 (78.26); 1440-1760 lbs high dressing (1557) 85.00-90.50 (86.88).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 770-880 lbs (833) 70.00-77.00 (73.91); 865-865 lbs high dressing (865) 80.00 (80.00); 950-1335 lbs (1148) 72.00-79.00 (76.15); 1140-1365 lbs high dressing (1239) 80.00-88.00 (83.61); 1545-1545 lbs high dressing (1545) 81.50 (81.50).

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1165-1165 lbs (1165) 95.00 (95.00); 1490-1490 lbs high dressing (1490) 104.50 (104.50); 1555-1555 lbs (1555) 95.50 (95.50); 2135-2135 lbs high dressing (2135) 104.00 (104.00); 1510-1510 lbs low dressing (1510) 89.00 (89.00). 
Cows/Calf Pairs: (2)  Small 1 and 2 890 lbs young cows with 100 lbs calves 975.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 1 and 2 1190 lbs middle age cows with 125 lbs calves 925.00 per pair.

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

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