North Wilkesboro Livestock Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 10:09AM CST
RA_LS753
Raleigh, NC                     Thu Dec 6, 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.***

Wilkes Livestock Exchange, North Wilkesboro, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday Dec 5, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  238            Last Week: 199       Last Year:  291

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were mostly steady to 3.00 higher with bulls 
mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were 2.00 to 5.00 higher.    Good demand with moderate 
buyer activity.  Moderate offerings with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 21 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, and feeders 75 percent.  The feeder supply included 25 
percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 34 percent bulls. Near 14 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    215-235    228    126.00-136.00     132.86
    2    265-275    270    126.00-130.00     127.96
    1    340-340    340       160.00         160.00
    2    350-360    355    133.00-141.00     137.06
    1    440-440    440       125.00         125.00
    8    454-454    454       142.00         142.00
    2    510-545    528    102.00-110.00     105.87
    2    550-555    553    118.00-125.00     121.52
                             Medium 2
    1    185-185    185       115.00         115.00
    1    235-235    235       120.00         120.00
    1    285-285    285       112.00         112.00
    4    327-335    329    138.00-143.00     139.27
    6    350-390    362    115.00-124.00     120.88
                             Medium 3
    1    375-375    375       108.00         108.00
    1    580-580    580        90.00          90.00
                             Small 3
    1    190-190    190       100.00         100.00
    1    245-245    245       104.00         104.00
    1    335-335    335        50.00          50.00   Full
    2    375-380    378     74.00-106.00      89.89   Brahman X
    1    450-450    450       100.00         100.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    2    525-525    525        26.00          26.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    240-240    240       120.00         120.00
    2    260-270    265    121.00-128.00     124.43
    7    335-348    346    132.00-137.00     136.31
    5    405-425    419    118.00-129.00     122.75
    3    485-495    488    108.00-116.00     112.69
    1    510-510    510       113.00         113.00
    2    555-595    575    109.00-111.00     109.97
    3    615-645    635    101.00-103.00     101.98
    1    655-655    655        96.00          96.00
    1    745-745    745        90.00          90.00
                             Medium 2
    1    285-285    285       115.00         115.00
    8    330-345    332    110.00-115.00     110.65
    2    365-395    380    100.00-110.00     104.80
    9    400-444    434    110.00-116.00     113.43
    7    450-498    482     94.00-105.00     102.00
    1    540-540    540        95.00          95.00
    4    565-595    576     91.00-99.00       94.48
    1    815-815    815        70.00          70.00
                             Medium 3
    1    425-425    425       100.00         100.00
    1    475-475    475        92.00          92.00
    1    570-570    570        85.00          85.00
    1    705-705    705        80.00          80.00   Brahman X
                             Small 3
    1    245-245    245        90.00          90.00
    2    465-495    480        70.00          70.00
    1    460-460    460        71.00          71.00   Fleshy
    1    535-535    535        71.00          71.00   Fleshy
    1    615-615    615        74.00          74.00
    1    680-680    680        72.00          72.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    430-440    438    141.00-144.00     141.74
    6    460-475    463    139.00-145.00     143.14
    3    500-535    522    124.00-132.00     126.71
    7    550-585    565    114.00-123.00     118.00
    1    615-615    615       114.00         114.00
    4    675-685    683     99.00-109.00     105.99
    3    705-725    712    104.00-113.00     108.95
    2    750-755    753    101.00-103.00     102.00
    1    820-820    820        89.00          89.00
                             Medium 2
    1    410-410    410       125.00         125.00
    4    485-485    485    120.00-127.00     124.75
    3    525-545    537    112.00-118.00     114.99
    6    560-595    571    107.00-112.00     109.50
    1    660-660    660        94.00          94.00
    1    740-740    740        79.00          79.00
                             Small 2
    1    400-400    400       114.00         114.00
    1    495-495    495       106.00         106.00
    1    525-525    525        96.00          96.00
    1    655-655    655        83.00          83.00
                             Medium 3
    2    525-540    533     91.00-100.00      95.56
    1    585-585    585        74.00          74.00
                             Small 3
    1    450-450    450        85.00          85.00
    1    520-520    520        80.00          80.00
    1    590-590    590        79.00          79.00
    1    610-610    610        75.00          75.00   Full
    1    735-735    735        80.00          80.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1100-1100  1100       610.00         610.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1085-1085  1085       600.00         600.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1070-1070  1070       600.00         600.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    3   1250-1350  1297    480.00-760.00     604.09   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1530-1530  1530       670.00         670.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1115-1260  1191     45.00-53.00       48.78
    4   1170-1325  1260     37.00-44.50       42.02   Low Dressing
    8   1445-1695  1524     47.00-53.00       50.20
    2   1505-1525  1515     40.00-44.00       42.01   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    9   1030-1335  1154     45.00-50.00       47.52
   18    955-1360  1131     15.00-44.00       37.40   Low Dressing
    1   1530-1530  1530        46.00          46.00
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    695-695    695        16.00          16.00   Low Dressing
    1    840-840    840        41.00          41.00   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1495-1495  1495        74.00          74.00   High Dressing
    3   1170-1425  1333     55.00-64.00       60.79   Low Dressing

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS753.txt