WNC Regional Livestock Center report

Apr 09, 2013

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, for Monday April 8, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  695      Last week:  296           Last year:  286

Slaughter cattle and feeder cattle were mostly steady. Slaughter cows made up 21 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 4 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 72 percent.  The feeder supply included 31 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 24 percent bulls. Near 34 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 1-2 170-170 lbs (170) 150.00-165.00 (157.50); 265-295 lbs (281) 182.50-195.00 (189.28); 305-310 lbs (308) 181.00-195.00 (188.06); 350-390 lbs (370) 150.00-167.50 (156.44); 400-445 lbs (428) 149.00-160.00 (155.14); 450-495 lbs (480) 132.50-151.00 (142.49); 500-540 lbs (518) 135.00-150.00 (140.00); 550-595 lbs (573) 127.50-143.00 (134.09); 600-640 lbs (614) 115.00-130.00 (122.89); 660-690 lbs (667) 120.00-130.00 (126.93); 700-745 lbs (725) 115.00-124.00 (118.86); 750-795 lbs (772) 108.00-120.00 (115.14); 805-825 lbs (819) 105.00-117.00 (111.98); 855-890 lbs (873) 95.00-97.00 (95.65); 910-930 lbs (920) 92.00-94.00 (92.99).  Small 1-2 385-395 lbs (390) 140.00-148.00 (143.95); 390-395 lbs full (393) 120.00-130.00 (125.03); 420-445 lbs (434) 130.00-140.00 (137.49); 640-645 lbs (643) 110.00 (110.00).  Medium and Large 3 325-340 lbs (334) 100.00-170.00 (132.73); 370-395 lbs (378) 134.00-140.00 (137.91); 415-440 lbs (430) 130.00-132.50 (130.80); 510-525 lbs (518) 110.00-120.00 (116.62).  Holstein Large 3 455-485 lbs (472) 67.50-72.50 (70.04). 
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 250-260 lbs (255) 148.00-161.00 (153.01); 330-345 lbs (335) 115.00-130.00 (125.07); 355-385 lbs (368) 130.00-147.00 (139.93); 405-440 lbs (420) 127.00-142.00 (133.92); 450-495 lbs (477) 129.00-142.50 (132.57); 502-540 lbs (522) 115.00-132.00 (125.11); 555-590 lbs (571) 117.50-129.50 (125.00); 605-645 lbs (624) 114.00-130.00 (123.63); 651-695 lbs (662) 109.00-122.00 (117.72); 705-735 lbs (717) 100.00-115.00 (107.80); 750-785 lbs (764) 102.50-110.00 (105.30); 815-840 lbs (825) 90.00-100.00 (95.05).  Small 1-2 430-435 lbs (433) 118.00-122.50 (120.24); 470-475 lbs (473) 125.00-127.00 (126.01); 605-635 lbs (620) 100.00-110.00 (104.94).  Medium and Large 3 305-315 lbs (310) 130.00-140.00 (135.08); 365-365 lbs (365) 117.50-120.00 (118.75); 430-440 lbs (435) 120.00-122.50 (121.24); 455-495 lbs (473) 120.00-126.00 (121.73); 560-590 lbs (575) 75.00-100.00 (87.83). 
Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-440 lbs (415) 150.00-160.00 (154.38); 450-490 lbs (471) 140.00-155.00 (143.24); 500-545 lbs (529) 120.00-139.00 (130.73); 550-595 lbs (572) 118.00-131.00 (125.40); 600-645 lbs (618) 110.00-122.00 (115.62); 650-695 lbs (672) 101.00-116.00 (110.31); 700-735 lbs (713) 102.00-114.00 (107.32); 765-795 lbs (782) 104.00-110.00 (106.99); 800-825 lbs (815) 90.00-97.50 (94.11).  Small 1-2 410-430 lbs (422) 140.00-143.00 (141.82); 450-495 lbs (476) 107.00-130.00 (119.14); 550-555 lbs (552) 90.00-115.00 (105.85).  Medium and Large 3 410-430 lbs (418) 108.00-145.00 (127.36); 450-490 lbs (474) 120.00-139.00 (132.33); 515-545 lbs (527) 70.00-115.00 (102.71). 
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 665-855 lbs (788) 725.00-950.00 per head 7-9 months bred (806.34).1240-1440 lbs (1340) 900.00-1150.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1034.33).
Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1225-1350 lbs (1315) 73.00-80.50 (77.47); 1195-1385 lbs high dressing (1329) 84.00-88.00 (85.04); 1410-1855 lbs (1660) 72.00-78.50 (75.07); 1530-1945 lbs high dressing (1670) 81.50-86.00 (84.12).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 745-890 lbs (818) 74.00-75.00 (74.54); 820-840 lbs high dressing (830) 87.50-92.00 (89.72); 920-1370 lbs (1075) 70.00-80.50 (74.89); 920-1260 lbs high dressing (1135) 81.00-87.00 (84.03); 1060-1355 lbs low dressing (1212) 62.00-68.00 (65.43); 1400-1525 lbs (1463) 76.00-79.00 (77.44).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 650-720 lbs (685) 57.00-61.00 (59.10); 720-780 lbs low dressing (745) 45.00-55.00 (50.19); 800-1060 lbs (948) 60.00-68.00 (63.46); 820-925 lbs low dressing (863) 50.00-59.00 (54.55). 
Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 675-785 lbs (730) 85.00-95.00 (90.38). 
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1325-1445 lbs (1385) 92.00-96.00 (94.09); 1025-1335 lbs low dressing (1128) 80.00-90.00 (84.36); 1505-1680 lbs (1593) 97.00-97.50 (97.26); 1585-2185 lbs high dressing (1863) 100.00-106.00 (103.67). 
Cows/Calf Pairs: (11)  Small 1 and 2 675-880 lbs young to middle age cows with 160-250 lbs calves 700.00-1225.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 1 and 2 925-1085 lbs young to middle age cows with 100-250 lbs calves 925.00-1250.00 per pair.  Large 2 725-1160 lbs middle age cows with 225-250 lbs calves 965.00-1225.00 per pair.
Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 30.00-80.00.

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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