Siler City Auction - Monday
RA_LS141
Raleigh, NC                       Tue Jul 17, 2018     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 Monday Jul 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  426             Last Week: 733       Last Year: 204 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Feeder cattle were 
steady. Moderate demand, buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 percent, 
replacement cows 7 percent, and feeders 78 percent.  The feeder supply included 35 
percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 27 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 1-2 250-285 lbs (267) 146.00-150.00 (147.33); 305-
345 lbs (321) 150.00-166.00 (155.89); 355-395 lbs (386) 134.00-146.00 (138.73); 400-
445 lbs (424) 130.00-142.00 (135.92); 450-495 lbs (472) 135.00-147.00 (139.53); 500-
540 lbs (518) 130.00-150.00 (138.69); 550-595 lbs (568) 130.00-138.00 (134.32); 600-
642 lbs (634) 133.00-135.00 (133.23); 805-805 lbs (805) 101.00 (101.00); 895-895 lbs 
(895) 105.00 (105.00).  Medium 2 315-345 lbs (330) 140.00-142.00 (140.70); 380-390 
lbs (385) 125.00-130.00 (127.47); 410-445 lbs (428) 120.00-124.00 (121.98).  Medium 3 
295-295 lbs (295) 110.00 (110.00); 380-380 lbs (380) 110.00 (110.00); 405-440 lbs 
(427) 100.00-110.00 (105.12).  Small 3 410-410 lbs (410) 90.00 (90.00).  Holstein 
Large 3 300-300 lbs (300) 72.00 (72.00); 377-377 lbs (377) 69.00 (69.00).  Holstein 
Large 4 360-360 lbs (360) 60.00 (60.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 255-270 lbs (263) 140.00-143.00 (141.46); 
320-345 lbs (332) 120.00-124.00 (121.29); 350-380 lbs (365) 124.00-129.00 (126.60); 
425-445 lbs (434) 120.00-130.00 (123.54); 450-495 lbs (477) 120.00-129.00 (124.39); 
505-545 lbs (524) 122.00-129.00 (126.18); 555-590 lbs (570) 122.00-130.00 (124.99); 
600-645 lbs (633) 119.00-122.00 (121.11); 660-690 lbs (675) 100.00-114.00 (108.80); 
715-715 lbs (715) 102.00 (102.00); 750-770 lbs (760) 96.00-123.00 (109.32).  Medium 2 
275-275 lbs (275) 125.00 (125.00); 330-330 lbs (330) 114.00 (114.00); 410-445 lbs 
(430) 109.00-112.00 (110.28); 470-470 lbs (470) 116.00 (116.00); 545-545 lbs (545) 
114.00 (114.00); 560-595 lbs (577) 110.00-116.00 (112.29); 600-645 lbs (622) 108.00-
115.00 (112.33); 700-735 lbs (718) 90.00 (90.00); 750-785 lbs (768) 80.00-85.00 
(82.56).  Medium 3 345-345 lbs (345) 101.00 (101.00); 350-375 lbs (363) 110.00-114.00 
(111.93); 430-430 lbs (430) 100.00 (100.00); 450-465 lbs (457) 105.00-110.00 
(106.64); 510-510 lbs (510) 104.00 (104.00).  Small 3 485-485 lbs (485) 90.00 
(90.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 450-495 lbs (470) 120.00-139.00 (131.36); 505-
545 lbs (518) 130.00-134.00 (131.49); 550-595 lbs (577) 120.00-132.00 (123.29); 600-
645 lbs (620) 114.00-128.00 (120.33); 650-690 lbs (665) 115.00-127.00 (118.95); 765-
765 lbs (765) 97.00 (97.00); 865-865 lbs (865) 85.00 (85.00); 900-900 lbs (900) 85.00 
(85.00).  Medium 2 450-475 lbs (462) 110.00-115.00 (111.62); 505-525 lbs (515) 
114.00-116.00 (114.98); 590-595 lbs (593) 114.00-117.00 (115.51); 625-635 lbs (630) 
100.00-109.00 (104.46); 660-685 lbs (673) 106.00-108.00 (107.02); 750-750 lbs (750) 
80.00 (80.00).  Medium 3 460-480 lbs (470) 104.00 (104.00); 510-510 lbs (510) 108.00 
(108.00); 575-575 lbs (575) 112.00 (112.00); 630-640 lbs (635) 96.00-99.00 (97.49); 
760-760 lbs (760) 78.00 (78.00); 800-800 lbs (800) 85.00 (85.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1400-1955 lbs (1651) 62.00-64.00 
(63.58).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 805-805 lbs (805) 68.00 (68.00); 935-1310 lbs 
(1133) 58.00-66.00 (61.07); 1235-1235 lbs high dressing (1235) 70.00 (70.00); 955-
1265 lbs low dressing (1091) 54.00-56.00 (54.98).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 725-725 
lbs (725) 50.00 (50.00); 785-785 lbs high dressing (785) 64.00 (64.00); 715-745 lbs 
low dressing (730) 36.00-40.00 (37.96); 895-915 lbs (905) 51.00-54.00 (52.99); 950-
965 lbs low dressing (958) 46.00-50.00 (48.02). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1105-1470 lbs (1320) 80.00-89.00 (82.59); 1095-
1390 lbs low dressing (1243) 74.00-79.00 (76.20); 1560-2040 lbs (1746) 83.00-93.00 
(86.38). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (23) Medium 1 and 2 950-975 lbs middle age cows with 150-200 lbs 
calves 775.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 15.00-45.00.

   Goats, per head: (23) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 
lbs 60.00, 40-60 lbs 75.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-95.00. Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 
115.00-145.00, 80-100 lbs 175.00-200.00; Selection 2 60-80 lbs 70.00-105.00. 
Bucks/Billies: Selection 2 70-100 lbs 100.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS141.txt