South Branch Valley Livestock Auction
CW_LS146
Charleston, WV      Wed Feb 14, 2018     USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News

South Branch Livestock, Moorefield, WV
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Feb 14, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  521          Last week:                    Last year:  
Slaughter cows made up 3 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, replacement cows 0 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 95 percent.  The feeder supply included 83 percent steers, 15 percent heifers, and 3 percent bulls. Near 98 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.
  
�This report reflects prices of majority of livestock with a USDA grade,
weight, and sex on this sale date. This report does not represent all
animals at the sale on that date.�

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    675-675    675       121.00         121.00
  177    815-835    828    149.25-151.75     150.93   Load
   58    875-875    875       157.00         157.00   Load
  114    900-925    913    143.00-145.25     144.09   Load
   56    900-900    900       159.75         159.75   Value Added
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    360-360    360       124.00         124.00
    2    555-585    570    113.00-114.00     113.51
    1    665-665    665        93.00          93.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    655-655    655       102.00         102.00
   70    720-720    720       155.50         155.50   Load
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    360-375    368     98.00-99.00       98.49

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    470-485    478       143.00         143.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    3    525-535    532    125.00-126.00     125.33
    1    550-550    550       132.00         132.00
    3    608-608    608       121.00         121.00
    1    695-695    695        86.00          86.00
    1    710-710    710        97.00          97.00
    1    760-760    760        91.00          91.00
                             Small 2
    1    730-730    730        76.00          76.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1000-1000  1000       740.00         740.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1300-1300  1300       950.00         950.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1425-1450  1437     50.00-56.00       53.32
    1   1625-1625  1625        42.00          42.00   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    2   1120-1360  1240     50.00-54.00       52.19
    2   1065-1230  1148     38.00-46.00       42.29   Low Dressing
    1   1490-1490  1490        51.00          51.00
    1   1500-1500  1500        49.50          49.50   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1   1125-1125  1125        53.00          53.00
    2   1085-1135  1110     32.00-40.00       35.91   Low Dressing
    1   1445-1445  1445        48.00          48.00
    1   1480-1480  1480        40.00          40.00   Low Dressing

Heiferettes                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    960-1180  1086     61.00-73.00       64.72  

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1450-1450  1450        65.00          65.00
    2   1940-2540  2240     65.00-74.00       70.10
    1   1705-1705  1705        55.00          55.00   Low Dressing

Cow/calf Pairs
 Head   Age Range                           Price Range
    2   2-8 yrs old w/calf under 250lbs     940.00-1000.00
    3   2-8 yrs old w/calf over 250lb       1400.00-1480.00

Feeder&Slaughter Lambs
 Head   Wt Range              Price Range
    3   60-80lb               230.00-231.00
    1   140-160lb             157.00

Source: WV Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Charleston, WV
        Travis Funkhouser 304.703.4562 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCW_LS146.txt