Siler City Auction - Friday
RA_LS142
Raleigh, NC                     Mon Apr 15, 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 Apr 12, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  1175          Last Week: 862       Last Year: 1261

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 3.00 higher.  Feeder cattle were steady 
to 2.00 to 5.00 higher.  Moderate demand, market activity and offerings.  Quality of 
cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, and feeders 86 percent.  The feeder supply included 50 
percent steers, 31 percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 14 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 1-2 230-245 lbs (234) 150.00-170.00 (154.92); 250-
290 lbs (270) 150.00-176.00 (158.53); 300-345 lbs (321) 140.00-178.00 (155.05); 350-
395 lbs (374) 140.00-174.00 (150.89); 360-390 lbs value added (375) 174.00-185.00 
(179.72); 400-445 lbs (423) 135.00-161.00 (144.11); 417-448 lbs value added (429) 
162.00-179.00 (173.24); 450-495 lbs (467) 148.00-156.00 (150.16); 485-485 lbs value 
added (485) 156.00 (156.00); 503-540 lbs (516) 150.00-160.00 (152.05); 506-540 lbs 
value added (516) 162.00-169.50 (167.21); 550-565 lbs (555) 144.00-150.00 (148.77); 
582-598 lbs value added (590) 156.00-163.00 (158.85); 600-640 lbs (617) 130.00-138.00 
(131.90); 614-614 lbs value added (614) 142.00 (142.00); 655-685 lbs (668) 131.00-
144.00 (136.14); 675-675 lbs value added (675) 140.00 (140.00); 773-780 lbs (775) 
114.00-124.00 (120.39). Medium 2 320-345 lbs (337) 122.00-140.00 (130.41); 350-390 
lbs (377) 121.00-135.00 (127.47); 400-445 lbs (425) 116.00-120.00 (118.39). Holstein 
Large 3 121-121 lbs (121) 104.00 (104.00); 164-164 lbs (164) 110.00 (110.00); 206-206 
lbs (206) 106.00 (106.00); 549-549 lbs (549) 76.00 (76.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 200-245 lbs (219) 140.00-155.00 (147.15); 
250-290 lbs (269) 135.00-142.00 (137.82); 315-330 lbs (322) 151.00-154.00 (151.98); 
350-392 lbs (367) 138.00-148.00 (144.65); 405-445 lbs (428) 124.00-139.00 (132.40); 
405-405 lbs value added (405) 141.00 (141.00); 450-493 lbs (478) 123.00-145.00 
(137.32); 510-545 lbs (526) 125.00-136.00 (129.80); 550-590 lbs (569) 121.00-137.00 
(129.52); 600-625 lbs (614) 106.00-128.00 (117.06); 653-688 lbs (666) 110.00-119.00 
(114.41); 719-735 lbs (721) 100.00-105.00 (104.36).  Medium 2 360-380 lbs (370) 
120.00-121.00 (120.40); 405-435 lbs (425) 120.00 (120.00); 450-490 lbs (470) 111.00-
120.00 (114.95); 520-545 lbs (531) 110.00-116.00 (113.52); 710-738 lbs (731) 85.00-
96.00 (87.67).  Medium 3 305-345 lbs (327) 108.00-110.00 (109.42); 350-395 lbs (377) 
104.00-114.00 (109.35); 410-440 lbs (421) 102.00-115.00 (109.13); 555-595 lbs (569) 
100.00-108.00 (103.98); 665-695 lbs (685) 98.00-100.00 (99.01).

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 410-435 lbs (428) 134.00-145.00 (141.85); 450-
495 lbs (470) 133.00-149.00 (140.54); 500-545 lbs (521) 130.00-145.00 (135.65); 550-
597 lbs (570) 125.00-140.00 (131.78); 600-635 lbs (615) 122.00-129.00 (126.64); 650-
683 lbs (663) 114.00-129.00 (118.40); 700-735 lbs (714) 110.00-122.00 (114.11).  
Medium 2 480-495 lbs (488) 120.00-130.00 (126.72); 510-545 lbs (530) 124.00-128.00 
(125.99); 570-595 lbs (583) 120.00-124.00 (121.75); 600-645 lbs (623) 110.00-115.00 
(112.56); 675-690 lbs (683) 102.00-110.00 (106.36); 715-730 lbs (722) 90.00-95.00 
(93.01).  Medium 3 450-480 lbs (462) 110.00-118.00 (112.97); 500-540 lbs (516) 
100.00-114.00 (106.91); 550-580 lbs (566) 103.00-112.00 (108.28).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1400-1630 lbs (1498) 50.00-59.00 
(54.26); 1410-1705 lbs high dressing (1512) 60.00-64.00 (61.56).  Boner 80-85 percent 
lean 710-895 lbs (823) 42.00-52.00 (47.57); 900-1395 lbs (1109) 50.00-59.00 (54.40); 
900-1365 lbs high dressing (1194) 60.00-69.00 (63.59); 910-1395 lbs low dressing 
(1054) 40.00-49.00 (45.20).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 925-1315 lbs low dressing (1052) 
31.00-38.00 (34.39). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1070-1320 lbs low dressing (1174) 64.00-67.00 
(65.75); 1580-1800 lbs (1690) 74.00-79.00 (77.33). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (3) Medium 1 and 2 975-1000 lbs middle age cows with 100-250 lbs 
calves 650.00-700.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1200 lbs middle age cows with 250 lbs 
calves 825.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 25.00.

   Goats, per head: (239) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 
20 lbs 30.00-40.00, 20-40 lbs 45.00-55.00, 40-60 lbs 65.00-80.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-
105.00; Selection 2 40-60 lbs 60.00. Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 115.00-145.00, 
80-100 lbs 150.00-200.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 90.00-100.00, 70-100 
lbs 115.00-130.00, 100-140 lbs 140.00-155.00; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 60.00-75.00. 
Wethers: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 240.00-300.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 
lbs 165.00-175.00, 150-250 lbs 220.00-350.00.

   Sheep, per head: (163) Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 40.00-55.00, 60-100 lbs 
65.00-100.00, 100-140 lbs 105.00-110.00; Choice & Prime 100-140 lbs 130.00-170.00. 
Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 130.00-150.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 100.00-110.00, 
Cull 60-120 lbs 60.00-90.00.

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