WNC Livestock Center Report

Mar 19, 2013
WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Report for Monday Mar 18, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  426      Last week:  328           Last year:  288
Slaughter cattle were 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Feeder cattle were 2.00 to 5.00 higher.
Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 percent, replacement 
cows 5 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 78 percent.  The feeder supply included 
35 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 27 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 1-2 260-290 lbs (273) 147.50-165.00 (155.85); 310-320 
lbs (315) 165.00-180.00 (171.72); 350-395 lbs (374) 142.50-160.00 (149.56); 410-410 lbs 
(410) 160.00 (160.00); 460-495 lbs (481) 138.00-155.00 (145.80); 500-545 lbs (517) 136.00-
153.00 (142.35); 550-575 lbs (566) 133.00-139.00 (137.82); 610-646 lbs (633) 121.00-132.00 
(128.45); 650-660 lbs (655) 110.00-119.00 (114.40); 845-845 lbs (845) 104.00 (104.00).  
Small 1-2 320-345 lbs (335) 141.00-150.00 (146.47); 425-425 lbs full (425) 50.00 (50.00); 
455-455 lbs (455) 128.00 (128.00); 490-490 lbs full (490) 123.00 (123.00); 522-545 lbs 
(529) 131.00-135.00 (133.97); 550-550 lbs (550) 105.00 (105.00).  Medium and Large 3 305-
325 lbs (315) 108.00-150.00 (128.33); 350-350 lbs (350) 140.00 (140.00); 410-445 lbs (428) 
102.50-130.00 (116.81); 465-475 lbs (471) 130.00-137.50 (135.22); 510-510 lbs (510) 133.00 
(133.00).  Holstein Large 3 630-630 lbs (630) 65.00 (65.00); 680-680 lbs (680) 91.00 
(91.00); 735-735 lbs (735) 80.00 (80.00); 855-895 lbs (875) 74.00-77.50 (75.71); 935-935 
lbs (935) 70.00 (70.00). 
 
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 245-245 lbs (245) 170.00 (170.00); 305-345 lbs 
(323) 145.00-155.00 (148.75); 355-395 lbs (383) 130.00-143.00 (135.79); 405-445 lbs (424) 
125.00-140.00 (133.75); 450-485 lbs (470) 124.00-139.00 (132.49); 500-530 lbs (507) 
114.00-129.00 (123.59); 555-595 lbs (570) 114.00-128.00 (122.92); 633-633 lbs (633) 136.00 
(136.00); 650-685 lbs (669) 105.00-114.00 (109.08); 715-740 lbs (727) 102.00-106.00 
(103.64); 760-760 lbs (760) 104.00 (104.00); 850-850 lbs (850) 93.00 (93.00).  Small 1-2 
165-165 lbs (165) 125.00 (125.00); 245-245 lbs (245) 132.50 (132.50); 305-305 lbs (305) 
137.50 (137.50); 380-380 lbs (380) 120.00 (120.00); 410-425 lbs (417) 120.00 (120.00); 
489-490 lbs (489) 115.00-118.00 (117.40); 505-535 lbs (520) 93.00-100.00 (96.60); 570-570 
lbs (570) 102.50 (102.50); 620-625 lbs (622) 90.00-117.50 (104.20); 685-685 lbs (685) 
95.00 (95.00).  Medium and Large 3 245-245 lbs (245) 137.50 (137.50); 310-320 lbs (315) 
120.00-122.50 (121.27); 370-395 lbs (380) 100.00-120.00 (109.03); 425-445 lbs (432) 70.00-
120.00 (107.51); 450-495 lbs (470) 80.00-120.00 (112.23); 525-525 lbs (525) 110.00 
(110.00); 550-585 lbs (567) 98.00-105.00 (101.06); 600-640 lbs (616) 100.00-117.00 
(110.03); 760-760 lbs (760) 65.00 (65.00). 
   
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-445 lbs (422) 138.00-155.00 (142.78); 450-490 
lbs (466) 127.00-140.00 (135.93); 500-525 lbs (516) 132.50-145.00 (139.51); 550-590 lbs 
(568) 121.00-136.00 (128.78); 600-645 lbs (631) 110.00-117.00 (112.75); 655-660 lbs (658) 
109.00-113.00 (111.01); 735-740 lbs (737) 93.00-107.00 (98.35); 750-765 lbs (757) 103.00-
106.00 (105.00); 805-805 lbs (805) 95.00 (95.00); 885-885 lbs (885) 90.00 (90.00).  Small 
1-2 400-415 lbs (407) 110.00-131.00 (123.70); 595-595 lbs (595) 113.00 (113.00).  Medium 
and Large 3 400-420 lbs (410) 124.00-130.00 (126.93); 455-455 lbs (455) 120.00 (120.00); 
510-545 lbs (528) 115.00-120.00 (117.58); 575-575 lbs (575) 115.00 (115.00); 800-845 lbs 
(823) 86.00-91.00 (88.43). 
   
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 700-860 lbs (780) 675.00-775.00 per head 1-3 
months bred (730.13).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 705-725 lbs (715) 700.00-775.00 per head 
4-6 months bred (738.02); 960-960 lbs (960) 850.00 per head 4-6 months bred (850.00); 
1220-1220 lbs (1220) 1200.00-1200.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1200.00). 1185-1185 lbs 
(1185) 1185.00-1185.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1185.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle 
Aged 1260-1260 lbs (1260) 1000.00-1000.00 per head 1-3 months bred (1000.00). 835-835 lbs 
(835) 875.00 per head 4-6 months bred (875.00); 1180-1180 lbs (1180) 1050.00-1050.00 per 
head 4-6 months bred (1050.00). 990-990 lbs (990) 625.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(625.00); 1380-1380 lbs (1380) 1250.00-1250.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1250.00).  Medium 
and Large 1-2 Aged 1265-1330 lbs (1298) 975.00-1025.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1000.63). 
1115-1115 lbs (1115) 950.00 per head 7-9 months bred (950.00). 
   
Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1090-1360 lbs (1223) 72.00-81.00 (77.49); 
1175-1355 lbs high dressing (1261) 85.00-93.00 (88.34); 1410-1410 lbs (1410) 78.00 
(78.00); 1420-1565 lbs high dressing (1481) 82.00-94.00 (86.83).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 
855-895 lbs (872) 70.00-79.00 (74.69); 870-890 lbs high dressing (880) 82.00 (82.00); 950-
1355 lbs (1063) 70.00-80.50 (77.03); 1025-1295 lbs high dressing (1146) 82.00-92.00 
(84.90).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 795-795 lbs (795) 62.00 (62.00); 860-1015 lbs (959) 
60.00-69.00 (62.28); 820-830 lbs low dressing (825) 46.00-56.00 (50.97). 
   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 805-805 lbs (805) 86.00 (86.00). 
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1045-1335 lbs low dressing (1147) 75.00-90.00 (81.24); 
1640-1970 lbs (1791) 91.00-99.50 (96.81); 1725-2300 lbs high dressing (1987) 101.00-110.00 
(104.25). 

Cows/Calf Pairs: (4)  Medium and Large 1 and 2 1030 lbs young to middle age cows with 
220 lbs calves 1145.00 per pair.  Large 2 1125-1230 lbs middle age cows with 150-390 lbs 
calves 950.00-1525.00 per pair.
   
Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 15.00-70.00.
   Goats, per head: (5)  Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 lbs 
52.50, 40-60 lbs 70.00-80.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 100-140 lbs 85.00-90.00.
Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC

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