Siler City Auction - Friday
RA_LS142
Raleigh, NC                      Mon Feb 11, 2019     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

***This report reflects prices of the majority of cattle with a USDA grade, 
weight, and sex on this sale date.  This report does not represent all animals at the 
sale on this date.***

Carolina Stockyards, Siler City, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Friday Feb 8, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  1031          Last Week: 678        Last Year: 821 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were steady.  Feeder cattle were 1.00 to 5.00 
higher. Moderate demand, buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 10 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, and 
feeders 87 percent.  The feeder supply included 40 percent steers, 41 percent 
heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 14 percent of the (Figures in parentheses are 
weighted average weights and prices for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 255-295 lbs (277) 140.00-159.00 (146.94); 300-
345 lbs (327) 140.00-158.00 (143.03); 350-395 lbs (373) 130.00-156.00 (138.19); 400-
448 lbs (426) 129.00-159.00 (135.75); 418-430 lbs fancy (421) 160.00-161.00 (160.74); 
450-495 lbs (475) 140.00-155.00 (143.80); 500-545 lbs (525) 142.00-150.00 (146.84); 
575-593 lbs (589) 144.00-148.00 (147.02); 600-648 lbs (626) 127.00-141.00 (133.34); 
670-685 lbs (675) 122.00-135.00 (132.18).  Medium 2 250-290 lbs (270) 120.00-138.00 
(129.02); 300-345 lbs (322) 121.00-137.00 (127.76); 360-380 lbs (369) 115.00-118.00 
(115.67); 400-430 lbs (410) 120.00-126.00 (123.52).  Medium 3 155-180 lbs (169) 
100.00-120.00 (108.56); 215-233 lbs (225) 100.00-120.00 (112.10); 255-285 lbs (270) 
100.00-118.00 (109.74); 300-345 lbs (319) 100.00-110.00 (103.21); 355-395 lbs (381) 
100.00-114.00 (107.89); 405-440 lbs (422) 110.00-118.00 (114.12).  Small 3 380-395 
lbs (390) 90.00-99.00 (94.99); 400-425 lbs (408) 90.00 (90.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 260-295 lbs (279) 135.00-140.00 (137.38); 
320-340 lbs (334) 133.00-138.00 (134.32); 353-395 lbs (375) 127.00-140.00 (130.83); 
400-445 lbs (423) 124.00-136.00 (127.74); 450-495 lbs (472) 124.00-138.00 (128.87); 
505-545 lbs (525) 123.00-134.00 (127.11); 555-590 lbs (573) 121.00-128.00 (123.24); 
600-648 lbs (635) 110.00-120.00 (117.52); 700-720 lbs (709) 100.00-117.00 (107.81); 
775-795 lbs (788) 88.00-100.00 (93.21).  Medium 2 200-245 lbs (229) 120.00-124.00 
(120.87); 250-295 lbs (275) 120.00-134.00 (127.27); 305-346 lbs (335) 120.00-126.00 
(121.66); 365-395 lbs (379) 120.00-124.00 (121.01); 412-445 lbs (429) 118.00-120.00 
(119.70); 455-495 lbs (481) 120.00-125.00 (121.53); 500-545 lbs (518) 115.00-122.00 
(117.60).  Medium 3 215-240 lbs (229) 110.00-115.00 (111.23); 255-260 lbs (257) 
100.00-114.00 (104.86); 305-330 lbs (314) 103.00-117.00 (110.49); 350-393 lbs (368) 
100.00-118.00 (110.03); 405-445 lbs (421) 100.00-116.00 (105.48); 450-490 lbs (473) 
100.00-115.00 (104.94); 505-535 lbs (514) 100.00-110.00 (105.44); 550-595 lbs (569) 
100.00-110.00 (102.58).  Small 3 303-343 lbs (317) 76.00-90.00 (80.69); 362-385 lbs 
(368) 80.00 (80.00); 455-490 lbs (471) 85.00-98.00 (91.30). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 450-498 lbs (474) 130.00-146.00 (137.09); 500-
545 lbs (522) 130.00-139.00 (132.48); 550-598 lbs (572) 120.00-142.00 (127.15); 610-
640 lbs (621) 106.00-120.00 (113.00); 655-685 lbs (671) 117.00-129.00 (121.86); 705-
745 lbs (723) 100.00-115.00 (107.87); 753-785 lbs (767) 112.00-113.00 (112.60).  
Medium 2 450-485 lbs (470) 120.00-128.00 (123.78); 513-530 lbs (519) 120.00-121.00 
(120.66); 755-785 lbs (765) 100.00 (100.00).  Medium 3 455-495 lbs (484) 100.00-
110.00 (102.70); 510-540 lbs (520) 110.00-112.00 (111.00).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1460-1770 lbs (1593) 50.00-57.00 
(52.12); 1430-1605 lbs high dressing (1530) 60.00-68.00 (62.64).  Boner 80-85 percent 
lean 915-1370 lbs (1153) 48.00-57.00 (52.76); 975-1370 lbs high dressing (1230) 
58.00-64.00 (61.33); 905-1210 lbs low dressing (1013) 40.00-47.00 (44.53).  Lean 85-
90 percent lean 850-875 lbs (860) 40.00-44.00 (41.51); 800-1220 lbs low dressing 
(962) 24.00-38.00 (30.45). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1105-1450 lbs (1278) 74.00-81.00 (77.85); 1170-
1375 lbs low dressing (1250) 60.00-70.00 (64.43); 1595-1940 lbs (1717) 72.00-79.00 
(76.00); 1555-1915 lbs high dressing (1768) 84.00-90.00 (86.45); 1575-2145 lbs low 
dressing (1888) 64.00-70.00 (66.34). 

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 20.00-50.00.

   Goats, per head: (110) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 
20 lbs 45.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00, 40-60 lbs 65.00-80.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-105.00. 
Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 115.00-150.00, 80-100 lbs 160.00-220.00. 
Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 85.00-105.00, 70-100 lbs 145.00, 100-140 lbs 
160.00-195.00. Wethers: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 225.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 
100-150 lbs 160.00-165.00, 150-250 lbs 200.00.

   Sheep, per head: (27) Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 75.00, 60-100 lbs 85.00-
90.00, 100-140 lbs 105.00-110.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 115.00-145.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS142.txt