Orangeburg Livestock Auction
CO_LS152
Columbia, SC      Wed Feb 14, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Orangeburg Stockyards, Orangeburg, SC
Report for Wednesday Feb 14, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  216            Last Week:  273          Last year:  300

There were too few comparable sales this week to trend. There was a light 
offering of high quality calves with active buyer participation. There is a 
low demand for thin, fleshy and early maturing calves. *** 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. ***

Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, replacement cows 3 percent, and feeders 81 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 27 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, and 28 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 1-2 300-340 lbs (323) 170.00-180.00 
(175.67); 350-385 lbs (365) 175.00 (175.00); 515-540 lbs (528) 156.00-
157.50 (156.73); 625-625 lbs (625) 150.00 (150.00); 685-685 lbs (685) 
137.00 (137.00).  Small 1-2 240-245 lbs (243) 140.00-145.00 (142.53); 
310-335 lbs (322) 120.00-130.00 (125.70); 350-380 lbs (365) 142.50-145.00 
(143.80); 440-440 lbs (440) 140.00 (140.00); 505-505 lbs (505) 87.50 
(87.50); 550-550 lbs (550) 125.00 (125.00).  Medium 2 210-230 lbs (220) 
155.00-160.00 (157.61); 280-280 lbs (280) 170.00 (170.00); 325-335 lbs 
(330) 145.00-152.50 (148.69); 375-375 lbs (375) 160.00 (160.00); 405-420 
lbs (413) 157.50-162.50 (160.05); 520-520 lbs fleshy (520) 125.00 
(125.00); 610-615 lbs (613) 125.00 (125.00); 665-685 lbs (675) 120.00 
(120.00); 760-760 lbs (760) 120.00 (120.00).  Large 3 790-790 lbs (790) 
80.00 (80.00).  Small 3 340-340 lbs (340) 90.00 (90.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 350-390 lbs (366) 150.00-168.00 
(156.88); 400-440 lbs (412) 150.00-162.50 (155.00); 450-460 lbs (454) 
138.00-150.00 (144.33); 505-530 lbs (518) 130.00-140.00 (133.25); 550-560 
lbs (555) 125.00-127.50 (126.24); 580-580 lbs full (580) 125.00 (125.00); 
610-625 lbs (618) 125.00 (125.00); 705-705 lbs (705) 105.00 (105.00); 
750-750 lbs full (750) 110.00 (110.00).  Small 1-2 210-210 lbs (210) 
135.00 (135.00); 255-285 lbs (270) 130.00-137.50 (132.64); 320-320 lbs 
full (320) 117.50 (117.50); 395-395 lbs (395) 112.50 (112.50); 440-440 
lbs (440) 115.00 (115.00); 445-445 lbs fleshy (445) 110.00 (110.00); 635-
635 lbs (635) 100.00 (100.00); 655-655 lbs (655) 87.50 (87.50).  Medium 2 
215-215 lbs (215) 150.00 (150.00); 275-275 lbs (275) 150.00 (150.00); 
300-345 lbs (321) 135.00-147.50 (142.09); 350-385 lbs (371) 130.00-140.00 
(135.68); 450-495 lbs (480) 122.50-130.00 (126.82); 450-450 lbs thin 
(450) 115.00 (115.00); 500-500 lbs (500) 120.00-130.00 (125.00); 575-595 
lbs (585) 120.00-125.00 (122.46); 650-650 lbs (650) 110.00 (110.00); 710-
710 lbs (710) 105.00 (105.00); 780-780 lbs (780) 105.00 (105.00); 800-800 
lbs (800) 90.00 (90.00).  Large 3 525-525 lbs (525) 100.00 (100.00); 560-
560 lbs (560) 90.00 (90.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 410-435 lbs (424) 160.00-165.00 
(161.87); 545-545 lbs fleshy (545) 135.00 (135.00); 550-590 lbs (570) 
130.00-135.00 (131.97); 570-570 lbs fleshy (570) 120.00 (120.00); 650-670 
lbs (657) 120.00-125.00 (123.30).  Small 1-2 415-435 lbs (423) 130.00-
135.00 (131.65); 475-490 lbs (483) 135.00-140.00 (137.46); 495-495 lbs 
fleshy (495) 120.00 (120.00); 585-585 lbs (585) 115.00 (115.00).  Medium 
2 405-405 lbs (405) 150.00 (150.00); 480-485 lbs (482) 142.20-150.00 
(145.72); 480-480 lbs full (480) 130.00 (130.00); 500-540 lbs (528) 
135.00-145.00 (138.42); 625-640 lbs (633) 120.00-125.00 (122.47); 705-745 
lbs (729) 100.00-112.50 (107.55); 820-820 lbs (820) 90.00 (90.00).  Large 
3 460-460 lbs (460) 70.00 (70.00); 695-695 lbs (695) 75.00 (75.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1335-1335 lbs (1335) 
841.00-841.00 per head 4-6 months bred (841.00).  Small 1 Young 685-685 
lbs (685) 462.00-462.00 per head 4-6 months bred (462.00). 650-650 lbs 
(650) 423.00-423.00 per head 7-9 months bred (423.00).  Small 1-2 Young 
760-760 lbs (760) 631.00-631.00 per head 4-6 months bred (631.00); 920-
920 lbs (920) 800.00-800.00 per head 4-6 months bred (800.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Boner 80-85 percent lean 870-895 lbs low dressing 
(883) 58.00-59.00 (58.51); 980-1190 lbs (1113) 63.00-68.00 (65.48); 1145-
1145 lbs high dressing (1145) 77.00 (77.00); 925-1170 lbs low dressing 
(1070) 44.00-58.00 (50.76); 1400-1690 lbs (1520) 60.00-71.00 (64.43); 
1650-1650 lbs low dressing (1650) 58.00-58.00 (58.00). 

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [1] Small 1 765 lbs middle aged cow with a 100 lbs calf 
800.00 per pair. 

   Goats: [9] Last Week: 15. Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per 
head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids: Slaughter and Replacement Sel 1 
40-60 lbs 80.00-100.00; Sel 2 20-40 lbs one @ 40.00. Yearlings: Slaughter 
and Replacement Sel 2 40-60 lbs one @ 50.00. Does/Nannies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 
one @ 95.00. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 100-150 lbs one @ 130.00, 150-250 lbs 
130.00-137.50.

   Hogs: Receipts: [357] Last Week: 173 Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 
lbs 45.50-50.00, 250-300 lbs 46.00-52.50. Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 42.00-
45.00, 400-450 lbs 38.00-45.00, 450-500 lbs six @ 46.00, 500-600 lbs 48.00-
51.00, 600 lbs and up one @ 47.00. Boars: 200-300 lbs 17.00-20.00, 300 lbs 
and up two @ 8.00. BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 30.00-52.50. Feeder pigs: 
US 1-3 Under 100 lbs 5.00-60.00 per head.
 
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1055-1200 lbs low dressing (1145) 
56.00-74.00 (66.90); 1670-1825 lbs (1748) 80.00-82.00 (81.04); 1895-1895 
lbs low dressing (1895) 72.00-72 (72.00). 

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
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