Siler City Auction - Friday
USDA - Mon Jul 22, 4:16AM CDT
RA_LS142
Raleigh, NC                     Mon Jul 22, 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 Jul 19, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  671           Last Week:  1169      Last Year:  1186

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

Slaughter cows made up 16 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, and feeders 81 percent.  The feeder supply included 30 
percent steers, 37 percent heifers, and 34 percent bulls. Near 13 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 1-2 320-345 lbs (337) 130.00-146.00 (141.20); 355-
395 lbs (377) 122.00-144.00 (129.35); 401-440 lbs (415) 130.00-137.00 (132.73); 470-
470 lbs (470) 134.00 (134.00); 500-520 lbs (510) 133.00-139.00 (136.85); 625-635 lbs 
(633) 110.00-130.00 (126.05); 700-730 lbs (713) 102.00-116.00 (111.09).  Medium 2 
160-185 lbs (173) 120.00-130.00 (125.36); 273-273 lbs (273) 129.00 (129.00); 350-395 
lbs (380) 110.00-117.00 (112.05); 403-445 lbs (426) 119.00-128.00 (123.06); 512-512 
lbs (512) 119.00 (119.00).  Medium 3 250-283 lbs (274) 102.00-110.00 (104.08); 305-
330 lbs (323) 100.00-113.00 (108.19); 350-395 lbs (377) 100.00-109.00 (103.96); 400-
445 lbs (415) 100.00-110.00 (106.64).  Small 3 310-340 lbs (325) 90.00 (90.00); 400-
435 lbs (416) 90.00-95.00 (91.86). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 265-290 lbs (280) 130.00-134.00 (131.96); 
310-325 lbs (318) 124.00-132.00 (129.40); 350-390 lbs (375) 125.00-130.00 (128.79); 
410-440 lbs (424) 120.00-130.00 (126.22); 450-470 lbs (467) 120.00-124.00 (123.36); 
502-545 lbs (517) 115.00-122.00 (116.48); 610-630 lbs (619) 100.00-110.00 (105.49).  
Medium 2 400-445 lbs (425) 114.00-116.00 (114.77); 450-495 lbs (466) 112.00-119.00 
(114.31); 525-540 lbs (534) 111.00-114.00 (111.99); 565-575 lbs (570) 110.00-112.00 
(110.99).  Medium 3 225-240 lbs (233) 110.00-117.00 (113.61); 275-295 lbs (285) 
104.00-114.00 (108.50); 300-330 lbs (316) 100.00-110.00 (105.16); 355-385 lbs (365) 
104.00-110.00 (108.43); 405-448 lbs (422) 100.00-110.00 (106.80); 455-495 lbs (474) 
100.00-110.00 (105.74); 500-545 lbs (514) 104.00-110.00 (106.77); 555-580 lbs (568) 
102.00-105.00 (103.47).  Small 3 320-333 lbs (330) 92.00-98.00 (96.02); 365-395 lbs 
(375) 90.00-99.00 (94.37); 420-435 lbs (428) 93.00-96.00 (94.47); 525-535 lbs (530) 
90.00 (90.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 450-495 lbs (467) 120.00-133.00 (127.87); 500-
540 lbs (524) 115.00-124.00 (120.62); 550-575 lbs (563) 114.00-117.00 (114.82); 605-
643 lbs (632) 100.00-110.00 (105.26); 654-685 lbs (661) 103.00-107.00 (103.40); 700-
735 lbs (715) 102.00-104.00 (103.34).  Medium 2 455-487 lbs (476) 115.00-126.00 
(118.70); 515-548 lbs (536) 110.00-113.00 (111.45); 550-595 lbs (579) 105.00-111.00 
(109.17); 605-625 lbs (615) 93.00-99.00 (96.51); 650-675 lbs (662) 90.00-97.00 
(92.33).  Medium 3 454-490 lbs (468) 100.00-111.00 (108.63); 505-545 lbs (529) 
100.00-109.00 (102.40); 560-595 lbs (578) 100.00-107.00 (103.62); 705-745 lbs (725) 
84.00-85.00 (84.49).  Small 3 450-475 lbs (465) 90.00-99.00 (94.62); 530-530 lbs 
(530) 96.00 (96.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1405-1465 lbs (1429) 64.00-68.00 
(65.27); 1525-1580 lbs low dressing (1553) 50.00-58.00 (54.07).  Boner 80-85 percent 
lean 815-885 lbs (853) 58.00-64.00 (60.85); 790-895 lbs low dressing (847) 53.00-
57.00 (54.62); 910-1330 lbs (1078) 56.00-65.00 (60.73); 1005-1395 lbs high dressing 
(1186) 66.00-79.00 (70.53); 935-1385 lbs low dressing (1102) 46.00-55.00 (50.86).  
Lean 85-90 percent lean 680-745 lbs low dressing (713) 34.00-44.00 (39.72); 870-910 
lbs (890) 51.00-54.00 (52.47). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1115-1345 lbs low dressing (1241) 78.00-84.00 
(81.29); 1550-2010 lbs (1765) 90.00-94.00 (91.60); 1595-2015 lbs high dressing (1843) 
95.00-104.00 (99.02); 1535-1625 lbs low dressing (1580) 83.00-84.00 (83.49). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (1) Medium 1 and 2 975 lbs middle age cows with 175 lbs calves 
575.00 per pair.

   Goats, per head: (125) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 
lbs 45.00-60.00, 40-60 lbs 55.00-75.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-105.00; Selection 2 20-40 lbs 
35.00-40.00, 40-60 lbs 45.00, 60-80 lbs 75.00-80.00. Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 
110.00-145.00, 80-100 lbs 150.00-200.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 110.00, 
70-100 lbs 120.00-140.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-170.00; Selection 2 50-70 lbs 65.00-
75.00. Wethers: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 295.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 
lbs 185.00-190.00, 150-250 lbs 230.00-275.00.

   Sheep, per head: (32) Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 45.00-60.00, 60-100 lbs 
70.00-85.00, 100-140 lbs 100.00-125.00. Slaughter ewes: Cull 60-120 lbs 55.00-60.00.

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