Turnersburg Auction
RA_LS148
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.***

Harward Brothers Livestock Market, Turnersburg, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Jul 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  1153       Last Week: 1418      Last Year: 944 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were 
mostly steady to 5.00 lower.  Good demand and moderate buyer activity.  Moderate 
offerings with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 2 percent, and feeders 83 percent.  The feeder supply included 27 
percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 33 percent bulls. Near 21 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 1-2 240-245 lbs (242) 120.00-122.50 (120.83); 260-
290 lbs (275) 145.00-150.00 (148.33); 300-340 lbs (327) 140.00-150.00 (143.73); 350-
395 lbs (373) 145.00-153.00 (147.59); 400-445 lbs (420) 142.50-152.50 (147.94); 505-
535 lbs (511) 140.00-149.00 (144.95); 555-575 lbs (561) 135.00-145.00 (143.74); 610-
640 lbs (630) 120.00 (120.00).  Medium 2 305-340 lbs (323) 117.50-127.00 (122.00); 
355-390 lbs (368) 130.00-140.00 (136.95); 405-440 lbs (424) 130.00-140.00 (134.67); 
455-495 lbs (480) 139.00-145.00 (141.28); 500-545 lbs (512) 130.00-136.00 (133.84); 
550-590 lbs (569) 125.00-133.00 (130.08).  Small 2 360-395 lbs (371) 109.00-114.00 
(111.16); 460-485 lbs (473) 109.00-115.00 (112.19).  Medium 3 350-395 lbs (376) 
115.00-125.00 (119.80); 400-445 lbs (430) 115.00-122.50 (119.29); 460-495 lbs (473) 
127.00-130.00 (128.21); 500-530 lbs (515) 115.00-122.50 (118.73).  Small 3 350-395 
lbs (374) 100.00-102.50 (100.51); 350-380 lbs thin (365) 72.50-90.00 (82.49); 350-385 
lbs full (368) 85.00-95.00 (88.48).  Holstein Large 3 306-330 lbs (309) 69.00-87.00 
(84.26); 355-373 lbs (368) 60.00-78.00 (72.98); 420-445 lbs (432) 46.00-70.00 
(61.71); 450-495 lbs (480) 64.00-80.00 (71.67); 530-545 lbs (537) 60.00-77.00 
(71.40); 560-595 lbs (581) 51.00-77.00 (62.92). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 260-280 lbs (271) 130.00-140.00 (132.40); 
350-395 lbs (371) 126.00-135.00 (132.13); 400-445 lbs (424) 125.00-135.00 (130.68); 
460-495 lbs (483) 129.00-138.00 (132.95); 500-540 lbs (518) 127.50-138.00 (131.52); 
555-580 lbs (563) 125.00-135.00 (129.04); 600-640 lbs (613) 110.00-121.00 (116.20); 
650-680 lbs (663) 107.00-117.50 (111.21); 700-745 lbs (719) 103.00-110.00 (107.12); 
855-880 lbs (868) 95.00-105.00 (99.28). Medium 2 335-345 lbs (340) 120.00-122.50 
(120.82); 355-395 lbs (371) 110.00-120.00 (117.40); 400-447 lbs (430) 113.00-122.50 
(117.67); 450-485 lbs (473) 117.50-127.50 (121.50); 500-545 lbs (514) 115.00-125.00 
(120.29); 550-595 lbs (572) 115.00-122.50 (118.95); 655-695 lbs (669) 95.00-106.00 
(100.88). Medium 3 305-345 lbs (326) 100.00-108.00 (101.92); 350-385 lbs (369) 90.00-
100.00 (94.80); 400-445 lbs (421) 100.00-110.00 (106.87); 460-490 lbs (476) 100.00-
110.00 (106.01); 500-545 lbs (517) 105.00-111.00 (109.12); 555-595 lbs (578) 105.00-
112.50 (109.71).  Small 3 225-245 lbs (238) 87.50-99.00 (93.69); 315-340 lbs (333) 
85.00-96.00 (92.23); 385-395 lbs (389) 77.50-86.00 (81.49); 405-440 lbs (417) 90.00-
97.00 (94.03); 400-420 lbs thin (408) 60.00-78.00 (69.22); 505-545 lbs (530) 90.00-
100.00 (95.72). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-430 lbs (414) 140.00-150.00 (145.66); 450-
480 lbs (462) 147.50-153.00 (149.29); 550-595 lbs (569) 115.00-125.00 (119.83); 600-
625 lbs (612) 115.00-125.00 (117.81); 650-690 lbs (675) 105.00-114.00 (108.29); 705-
745 lbs (723) 102.50-111.00 (106.08); 800-845 lbs (813) 99.00-105.00 (100.86); 852-
860 lbs (855) 90.00-97.50 (93.87).  Medium 2 400-445 lbs (422) 127.50-137.50 
(132.55); 450-495 lbs (469) 130.00-140.00 (134.30); 500-545 lbs (523) 120.00-130.00 
(121.44); 550-590 lbs (567) 103.00-113.00 (109.59); 605-640 lbs (620) 105.00-112.00 
(107.87); 655-695 lbs (673) 95.00-102.50 (100.10); 765-785 lbs (776) 79.00-85.00 
(82.25).  Small 2 465-495 lbs (484) 95.00-105.00 (100.29); 505-520 lbs (512) 105.00 
(105.00).  Medium 3 415-445 lbs (429) 110.00-120.00 (113.48); 450-495 lbs (475) 
117.50-127.50 (122.94); 500-545 lbs (523) 110.00-119.00 (114.95); 560-585 lbs (569) 
100.00 (100.00); 605-640 lbs (622) 90.00-100.00 (97.63).  Small 3 400-445 lbs (423) 
99.00-107.50 (102.29); 455-485 lbs (465) 107.00-116.00 (111.68); 460-485 lbs full 
(472) 60.00-101.00 (76.74); 510-515 lbs (512) 100.00-106.00 (102.84); 520-545 lbs 
full (530) 70.00-92.50 (81.00); 550-590 lbs (573) 80.00-92.50 (87.69); 605-625 lbs 
(612) 80.00-90.00 (85.93). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 970-1390 lbs (1246) 52.00-60.00 
(56.80); 1200-1380 lbs high dressing (1294) 61.00-69.00 (63.00); 1400-1825 lbs (1542) 
52.00-60.00 (56.37); 1430-1765 lbs high dressing (1602) 61.00-65.00 (63.24).  Boner 
80-85 percent lean 945-1355 lbs (1119) 50.00-60.00 (56.37); 920-1360 lbs high 
dressing (1113) 60.00-70.00 (63.54); 925-1355 lbs low dressing (1131) 30.00-48.00 
(39.69); 1425-1455 lbs (1437) 50.00-59.00 (53.66).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 600-785 
lbs low dressing (713) 27.00-48.00 (38.16); 800-865 lbs low dressing (846) 25.00-
49.00 (38.22). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1035-1370 lbs (1203) 82.00-89.00 (84.59); 1030-
1365 lbs low dressing (1141) 67.00-79.00 (73.71); 1625-2170 lbs (1881) 80.00-88.00 
(83.49). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (10) Small 1 and 2 640-885 lbs middle age cows with 100-290 lbs 
calves 575.00-1000.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 910-1100 lbs middle age cows with 
130-410 lbs calves 500.00-1300.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1175 lbs middle age cows 
with 325 lbs calves 1300.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 20.00-105.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS148.txt