Turnersburg Auction
RA_LS148
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.***

Harward Brothers Livestock Market, Turnersburg, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Feb 12, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  724             Last Week: 656        Last Year: 1410
   
Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were 
mostly steady to 5.00 higher with a few slightly lower.  Good demand with moderate 
buyer activity.  Moderate offerings with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 23 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 70 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 27 percent steers, 46 percent heifers, and 28 percent bulls. Near 23 
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 1-2 205-245 lbs (225) 160.00-170.00 (165.44); 250-
280 lbs (268) 160.00-187.50 (176.74); 300-345 lbs (313) 167.50-185.00 (176.56); 355-
395 lbs (373) 170.00-190.00 (179.31); 400-435 lbs (421) 174.00-189.00 (184.01); 465-
490 lbs (478) 167.50-187.50 (174.47); 500-545 lbs (518) 161.00-171.00 (164.18); 550-
550 lbs (550) 147.50-160.00 (153.33); 600-640 lbs (608) 140.00-156.00 (151.23); 700-
705 lbs (703) 130.00-134.00 (132.01); 820-830 lbs (825) 127.50-135.00 (131.23); 855-
895 lbs (875) 134.00-137.00 (135.47).  Small 1-2 270-275 lbs (272) 122.50-125.00 
(123.33); 350-355 lbs (353) 110.00 (110.00).  Medium 2 260-285 lbs (272) 133.00-
157.50 (143.58); 325-345 lbs (333) 140.00-152.50 (147.51); 350-390 lbs (369) 127.50-
167.50 (145.35); 415-425 lbs (420) 128.00-140.00 (133.93); 510-525 lbs (518) 140.00-
150.00 (146.88); 620-645 lbs (629) 128.00-138.00 (133.55). Holstein Large 3 257-270 
lbs (260) 90.00-94.00 (92.96); 300-320 lbs (310) 97.00-98.00 (97.48). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 170-180 lbs (175) 137.50-165.00 (151.64); 
255-280 lbs (268) 142.50-150.00 (146.25); 300-340 lbs (313) 149.00-164.00 (157.74); 
320-340 lbs fleshy (328) 140.00-145.00 (141.62); 350-390 lbs (366) 140.00-152.00 
(144.54); 400-440 lbs (418) 137.00-147.50 (142.84); 450-495 lbs (477) 135.00-145.00 
(138.76); 500-535 lbs (523) 134.00-142.50 (139.51); 550-560 lbs (556) 139.00-146.00 
(141.23); 615-635 lbs (623) 126.00-137.50 (129.62); 650-681 lbs (672) 122.50-128.00 
(123.68); 670-675 lbs fleshy (673) 117.00-121.00 (118.66); 803-805 lbs (804) 113.00-
117.00 (115.60).  Small 1-2 305-345 lbs (332) 112.50-121.00 (116.31); 350-395 lbs 
(374) 110.00-122.50 (118.64); 410-440 lbs (426) 112.50-120.00 (116.39); 465-490 lbs 
(475) 115.00-122.50 (118.72); 475-475 lbs fleshy (475) 102.50-108.00 (105.25); 505-
545 lbs (526) 111.00-120.00 (115.97); 570-590 lbs (580) 115.00-120.00 (117.54).  
Medium 2 215-220 lbs (218) 127.50-132.50 (130.03); 310-345 lbs (326) 127.50-142.00 
(134.20); 350-395 lbs (372) 124.00-135.00 (128.29); 415-445 lbs (432) 125.00-136.00 
(131.67); 450-495 lbs (469) 124.00-132.50 (128.25); 500-545 lbs (521) 125.00-132.00 
(129.26); 550-595 lbs (575) 124.00-137.00 (130.09); 610-635 lbs (623) 120.00-123.00 
(121.47); 655-685 lbs (673) 115.00-125.00 (118.80).  Medium and Large 3 530-530 lbs 
(530) 110.00 (110.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 415-445 lbs (431) 162.50-187.50 (175.95); 452-
495 lbs (470) 160.00-187.50 (175.41); 505-545 lbs (524) 154.00-177.00 (163.86); 550-
585 lbs (565) 140.00-152.50 (147.21); 560-590 lbs fleshy (575) 128.00-135.00 
(131.02); 600-630 lbs (612) 140.00-147.00 (143.68); 705-718 lbs (716) 126.00-127.00 
(126.86); 775-775 lbs (775) 119.00 (119.00); 815-835 lbs (825) 117.50-119.50 
(119.00).  Small 1-2 415-445 lbs (427) 117.50-122.50 (119.99); 525-535 lbs full (530) 
100.00-102.50 (101.26); 675-685 lbs (678) 107.00-110.00 (109.00).  Medium 2 400-440 
lbs (428) 130.00-143.00 (137.03); 475-485 lbs (480) 130.00-146.00 (136.37); 505-545 
lbs (529) 140.00-147.50 (143.14); 590-595 lbs (591) 135.00-147.50 (138.62); 600-640 
lbs (626) 122.50-130.00 (127.70); 655-690 lbs (669) 114.00-125.00 (118.74); 805-810 
lbs (808) 112.50-113.00 (112.75).

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1040-1110 lbs (1068) 625.00-750.00 per 
head 4-6 months bred (709.44).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1050-1165 lbs (1108) 
699.00-900.00 per head 7-9 months bred (794.28). Small 1-2 Young 780-810 lbs (795) 
800.00 per head 7-9 months bred (800.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1285-1395 lbs (1340) 56.00-59.00 
(57.44); 1490-1795 lbs (1606) 55.00-63.00 (59.83); 1445-1830 lbs high dressing (1633) 
64.00-66.00 (64.75).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 935-1390 lbs (1199) 54.00-63.00 
(58.37); 1040-1395 lbs high dressing (1246) 64.00-70.00 (66.34); 1425-1925 lbs (1607) 
54.00-63.00 (59.42); 1485-1935 lbs high dressing (1669) 64.00-71.00 (66.88).  Lean 
85-90 percent lean 600-795 lbs (710) 46.00-58.00 (51.04); 745-750 lbs low dressing 
(748) 43.00-44.00 (43.50); 960-1335 lbs (1143) 45.00-52.00 (49.48); 895-1265 lbs low 
dressing (1058) 40.00-44.00 (41.79). 

   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 955-1105 lbs (1030) 663.00-831.00 per head 
(740.88).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 930-1165 lbs (1075) 586.00-769.00 per 
head (688.20); 1255-1450 lbs (1340) 766.00-914.00 per head (835.41); 1635-1695 lbs 
(1665) 1098.00-1102.00 per head (1082.85). Small 1-2 Young 670-810 lbs (736) 362.00-
608.00 per head (543.15). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1705-1995 lbs (1850) 79.00-88.00 (83.85). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (7) Small 1 and 2 660-770 lbs middle age cows with 80-260 lbs 
calves 400.00-850.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 875-1015 lbs middle age cows with 110-
240 lbs calves 600.00-1325.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 22.50-100.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3154 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS148.txt