WNC Regional Livestock report, Aug. 12

Aug 13, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  209          Last Week:  224           Last Year: 226

Slaughter cattle trended 2.00 to 4.00 higher.  Feeder cattle trended 6.00 to 10.00
higher.

Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 6 percent,
replacement cows 3 percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The feeder supply included 42
percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 19 percent bulls. Near 28 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 1-2 245-245 lbs (245) 160.00 (160.00); 290-290 lbs
(290) 190.00 (190.00); 300-320 lbs (310) 195.00-207.50 (201.45); 355-365 lbs (361)
180.00-202.50 (190.58); 400-420 lbs (410) 152.50-157.50 (154.94); 460-475 lbs (468)
150.00-154.00 (151.97); 500-545 lbs (530) 140.00-148.00 (145.33); 565-590 lbs (578)
145.00-147.00 (146.02); 615-645 lbs (625) 134.00-144.00 (140.28); 650-692 lbs (680)
133.50-137.00 (134.60); 765-765 lbs (765) 130.50 (130.50); 870-870 lbs (870) 123.00
(123.00); 1210-1210 lbs (1210) 88.00 (88.00).  Small 1-2 580-580 lbs (580) 120.00
(120.00).  Medium 2 305-305 lbs (305) 167.50 (167.50); 375-390 lbs (383) 165.00
(165.00); 350-350 lbs full (350) 120.00 (120.00); 405-405 lbs (405) 138.00 (138.00);
515-520 lbs (518) 120.00-137.50 (128.79); 590-590 lbs (590) 130.00 (130.00).  Large 3
705-705 lbs (705) 92.50 (92.50).  Medium 3 305-330 lbs (318) 112.50 (112.50); 725-725
lbs (725) 90.00 (90.00).  Small 3 355-395 lbs (375) 122.50-132.00 (127.00).  Holstein
Large 3 215-215 lbs (215) 104.00 (104.00); 465-465 lbs (465) 100.00 (100.00); 542-542
lbs (542) 98.00 (98.00); 1080-1080 lbs (1080) 87.00 (87.00); 1450-1510 lbs (1480) 85.00-
88.50 (86.79).

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 265-265 lbs (265) 155.00 (155.00); 300-300 lbs
(300) 170.00 (170.00); 400-445 lbs (425) 132.00-147.00 (138.65); 485-495 lbs (490)
125.00-136.00 (130.44); 500-545 lbs (515) 134.00-140.00 (136.35); 560-585 lbs (568)
122.50-134.00 (127.98); 600-638 lbs (620) 122.00-129.00 (127.11); 697-697 lbs (697)
124.50 (124.50); 700-745 lbs (723) 120.00-130.00 (125.16).  Medium 2 305-335 lbs (317)
127.50-152.50 (141.83); 380-380 lbs (380) 137.50 (137.50); 420-445 lbs (437) 116.00-
122.50 (119.44); 450-495 lbs (473) 118.00-120.00 (119.05); 505-545 lbs (525) 110.00-
129.00 (116.33); 550-595 lbs (573) 108.00-124.00 (113.81); 705-705 lbs (705) 106.00
(106.00).  Small 2 450-450 lbs (450) 124.00 (124.00).  Medium 3 515-515 lbs (515) 95.00-
98.00 (96.50).  Small 3 370-395 lbs (383) 110.00 (110.00).

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 405-405 lbs (405) 150.00 (150.00); 455-470 lbs
(463) 150.00 (150.00); 510-525 lbs (518) 141.00-145.00 (142.97); 565-575 lbs (570)
135.00-139.00 (137.02); 610-635 lbs (623) 133.00-135.00 (134.02); 655-670 lbs (663)
120.00-121.00 (120.51); 725-725 lbs (725) 112.50 (112.50); 880-880 lbs (880) 86.00
(86.00).  Large 2 675-675 lbs (675) 105.00 (105.00).  Medium 2 415-415 lbs (415) 130.00
(130.00); 470-495 lbs (480) 120.00-123.00 (121.03); 525-540 lbs (532) 125.00-135.00
(130.02); 650-650 lbs (650) 110.00 (110.00); 935-935 lbs (935) 85.00 (85.00).  Medium 3
415-440 lbs (428) 98.00-115.00 (106.25); 465-465 lbs (465) 100.00 (100.00).

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1120-1120 lbs (1120) 875.00 per head 4-6 months
bred (875.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1125-1125 lbs (1125) 999.00-1075.00 per head
7-9 months bred (1075.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1240-1240 lbs (1240)
999.00-1150.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1150.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 975-975
lbs (975) 825.00 per head 4-6 months bred (825.00).

Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1010-1290 lbs (1180) 76.00-79.00 (78.14);
1025-1390 lbs high dressing (1279) 80.50-87.50 (82.91); 1460-1475 lbs (1468) 78.00
(78.00); 1405-1705 lbs high dressing (1555) 81.00-87.00 (83.71).  Boner 80-85 percent
lean 810-895 lbs (853) 72.00-78.00 (75.15); 935-1290 lbs (1098) 70.00-80.00 (76.58);
1135-1365 lbs high dressing (1213) 84.00-85.00 (84.31); 915-1195 lbs low dressing (1055)
64.00-68.00 (66.27); 1510-1510 lbs (1510) 78.00 (78.00); 1475-1475 lbs low dressing
(1475) 61.00 (61.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 925-925 lbs (925) 67.00 (67.00).

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1030-1030 lbs (1030) 96.00 (96.00); 1035-1445 lbs
high dressing (1240) 102.00-119.00 (109.09); 1030-1345 lbs low dressing (1188) 94.00-
95.00 (94.57); 1915-1915 lbs (1915) 96.00 (96.00); 1785-2095 lbs high dressing (1976)
103.00-108.50 (105.73).

Cows/Calf Pairs: (1) Large 1 and 2 1125 lbs middle age cows with 200 lbs calves
1275.00 per pair.

Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 20.00-60.00.

Goats, per head: (54) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 lbs
55.00-65.00, 40-60 lbs 75.00-80.50; Selection 2 20-40 lbs 25.00-35.00; Selection 3 under
20 lbs 10.00-15.00, 20-40 lbs 20.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 60.00-70.00,
70-100 lbs 95.00-107.50, 100-140 lbs 115.00-120.00; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 45.00-57.50.
Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 42.50-60.00, 100-150 lbs 90.00-117.50, 150-250 lbs
175.00.

Sheep, per head: (15)  Slaughter lambs: Good 60-100 lbs 90.00, 100-140 lbs 122.50-
127.50; Choice & Prime 20-60 lbs 72.50-75.00, 60-100 lbs 82.50-97.50, 100-140 lbs
115.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 125.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 100.00, Cull 60-120
lbs 80.00.

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

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