Siler City Auction - Monday
RA_LS141
Raleigh, NC                   Tue Feb 13, 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 Feb 12, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  189         Last Week: 107        Last Year: 242 

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were 2.00 higher with bulls 2.00 lower.  Feeder 
heifers and bulls were steady with steers 1.00 to 3.00 higher. Moderate demand, buyer 
activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 17 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, and feeders 78 percent.  The feeder supply included 23 
percent steers, 56 percent heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 6 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 1-2 210-210 lbs (210) 170.00 (170.00); 320-340 lbs 
(330) 160.00-170.00 (164.85); 350-385 lbs (364) 176.00-192.00 (179.85); 415-440 lbs 
(429) 159.00-166.00 (162.66); 400-425 lbs fancy (415) 182.00-184.00 (183.02); 460-460 
lbs (460) 175.00 (175.00); 505-505 lbs (505) 161.00 (161.00).  Medium 2 350-365 lbs 
(358) 140.00-164.00 (152.25); 440-440 lbs (440) 130.00 (130.00).  Medium 3 400-400 
lbs (400) 110.00 (110.00).  Holstein Large 3 370-370 lbs (370) 98.00 (98.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 315-347 lbs (341) 131.00-146.00 (138.34); 
355-395 lbs (380) 134.00-145.00 (137.85); 405-445 lbs (422) 130.00-140.00 (135.30); 
455-485 lbs (466) 130.00-138.00 (135.44); 505-530 lbs (518) 120.00-139.00 (133.55); 
555-595 lbs (570) 131.00-136.00 (133.21); 610-635 lbs (623) 120.00-125.00 (122.55).  
Medium 2 210-210 lbs (210) 125.00 (125.00); 260-260 lbs (260) 130.00 (130.00); 370-
370 lbs (370) 125.00-129.00 (127.00); 445-445 lbs (445) 125.00 (125.00).  Medium 3 
190-190 lbs (190) 112.50 (112.50); 200-245 lbs (223) 100.00-113.00 (107.20); 290-295 
lbs (293) 100.00-110.00 (104.96); 315-315 lbs (315) 108.00 (108.00); 350-350 lbs 
(350) 100.00 (100.00); 430-430 lbs (430) 116.00 (116.00); 780-780 lbs (780) 84.00 
(84.00).  Small 3 430-430 lbs (430) 82.00 (82.00); 520-520 lbs (520) 87.00 (87.00); 
578-578 lbs (578) 91.00 (91.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 435-435 lbs (435) 151.00 (151.00); 465-495 lbs 
(482) 136.00-169.00 (154.93); 500-525 lbs (516) 134.00-141.00 (137.79); 550-570 lbs 
(563) 139.00-146.00 (141.96); 600-625 lbs (610) 125.00-133.00 (128.28); 650-650 lbs 
(650) 133.00 (133.00).  Medium 2 485-485 lbs (485) 120.00 (120.00); 565-565 lbs (565) 
122.00-134.00 (128.00).  Medium 3 530-530 lbs (530) 114.00 (114.00); 565-565 lbs 
(565) 100.00 (100.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1410-1725 lbs (1553) 59.00-65.00 
(63.32); 1615-1865 lbs high dressing (1722) 68.00-69.00 (68.31).  Boner 80-85 percent 
lean 985-1395 lbs (1248) 55.00-64.00 (59.74); 1080-1340 lbs high dressing (1243) 
65.00-71.00 (67.54); 980-1300 lbs low dressing (1140) 40.00-47.00 (43.01). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-1445 lbs (1312) 81.00-84.00 (82.10); 1170-
1170 lbs low dressing (1170) 68.00 (68.00); 2050-2050 lbs (2050) 84.00 (84.00). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (2) Large 1 and 2 1200-1300 lbs middle age cows with 300-350 lbs 
calves 1235.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 30.00-90.00.

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