Canton Livestock Auction (Wed.)
USDA - Tue Mar 20, 11:15AM CDT
RA_LS152
Raleigh, NC      Tue Mar 20, 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.***

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report  Monday Mar 19, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  409     Last Week:  156     Last Year:  417

Compared to the previous sale, slaughter cattle were 2.00 to 3.00 higher.  
Feeder cattle were mostly steady to 4.00 higher.  Demand and buyer 
activity were moderate to the moderate offerings.  Quality of cattle was 
plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 16 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, replacement cows 9 percent, and feeders 72 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 36 percent steers, 41 percent heifers, and 23 percent 
bulls. Near 26 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 1-2 245-245 lbs (245) 205.00 (205.00); 
250-290 lbs (270) 180.00 (180.00); 305-325 lbs (315) 189.00-190.00 
(189.52); 350-390 lbs (374) 177.50-187.00 (181.43); 430-445 lbs (438) 
180.00-183.00 (181.53); 450-465 lbs (460) 163.00-173.00 (167.04); 505-530 
lbs (518) 159.00-165.00 (161.49); 550-595 lbs (575) 152.00-160.00 
(154.79); 625-630 lbs (628) 141.00-149.00 (144.98); 650-678 lbs (669) 
137.00-146.00 (138.95); 705-740 lbs (720) 125.00-134.00 (129.78); 785-785 
lbs (785) 125.00 (125.00); 905-905 lbs (905) 117.50 (117.50); 985-990 lbs 
(987) 112.50-119.00 (114.84); 1000-1000 lbs (1000) 121.00 (121.00); 1050-
1095 lbs (1077) 130.00-135.00 (132.63).  Medium 2 205-205 lbs (205) 
150.00 (150.00); 260-290 lbs (277) 161.00-170.00 (164.33); 300-340 lbs 
(320) 165.00-172.50 (168.52); 365-395 lbs (384) 167.50-175.00 (171.18); 
405-445 lbs (423) 165.00-170.00 (166.59); 470-485 lbs (477) 157.50-162.50 
(159.67); 505-540 lbs (521) 140.00-150.00 (144.98); 575-590 lbs (583) 
142.50-147.00 (144.72); 665-690 lbs (675) 123.00-133.00 (128.71); 1015-
1015 lbs (1015) 113.00 (113.00).  Medium 3 320-325 lbs (323) 150.00-
151.00 (150.50); 420-430 lbs (425) 150.00-156.00 (153.04); 460-485 lbs 
(475) 145.00-150.00 (148.39); 500-500 lbs (500) 138.00 (138.00).  Small 3 
350-365 lbs (358) 130.00 (130.00); 430-430 lbs (430) 139.00 (139.00).  
Holstein Large 3 520-545 lbs (533) 91.00-92.50 (91.77); 565-565 lbs (565) 
102.50 (102.50); 685-685 lbs (685) 50.00 (50.00); 767-767 lbs (767) 90.00 
(90.00); 920-920 lbs (920) 84.00 (84.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 265-295 lbs (282) 150.00-160.00 
(154.33); 335-335 lbs (335) 163.00 (163.00); 350-350 lbs (350) 160.00 
(160.00); 425-445 lbs (435) 140.00 (140.00); 450-495 lbs (475) 133.00-
142.50 (138.84); 500-540 lbs (521) 132.00-142.00 (138.32); 555-595 lbs 
(580) 120.00-130.00 (127.12); 605-630 lbs (613) 124.00-133.00 (128.22); 
660-660 lbs (660) 124.00 (124.00); 722-722 lbs (722) 130.00 (130.00); 
750-750 lbs (750) 102.50 (102.50); 810-810 lbs (810) 108.00-115.00 
(111.50); 985-985 lbs (985) 90.00 (90.00).  Medium 2 320-335 lbs (326) 
130.00-140.00 (135.63); 365-382 lbs (374) 140.00-145.00 (143.17); 400-405 
lbs (403) 127.00-128.00 (127.50); 480-480 lbs (480) 117.50-127.50 
(122.50); 525-530 lbs (528) 125.00 (125.00); 610-610 lbs (610) 118.00-
122.00 (120.00); 705-720 lbs (712) 113.00-118.00 (115.35); 815-815 lbs 
(815) 89.00 (89.00).  Small 2 370-370 lbs (370) 130.00 (130.00); 440-440 
lbs (440) 123.00 (123.00).  Medium 3 365-395 lbs (377) 127.50-130.00 
(129.18); 405-415 lbs (410) 117.50 (117.50); 675-675 lbs (675) 80.00 
(80.00); 755-755 lbs (755) 82.50 (82.50).  Small 3 310-335 lbs (323) 
120.00 (120.00); 320-325 lbs full (323) 87.50-112.50 (100.10); 370-370 
lbs thin (370) 95.00 (95.00); 440-440 lbs (440) 100.00 (100.00); 455-455 
lbs (455) 100.00 (100.00); 500-500 lbs (500) 100.00 (100.00); 595-595 lbs 
(595) 92.50 (92.50); 605-605 lbs (605) 105.00 (105.00); 625-625 lbs full 
(625) 75.00 (75.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 405-440 lbs (425) 158.00-167.00 
(163.25); 450-495 lbs (473) 157.00-167.00 (160.53); 515-530 lbs (520) 
153.00-158.00 (154.73); 550-580 lbs (568) 141.00-150.00 (145.62); 600-620 
lbs (610) 137.00-147.00 (140.36); 690-690 lbs (690) 125.00 (125.00); 700-
700 lbs (700) 131.00 (131.00); 760-760 lbs (760) 123.00 (123.00); 840-840 
lbs (840) 107.00 (107.00).  Medium 2 410-445 lbs (426) 145.00-156.00 
(148.69); 470-490 lbs (478) 148.00-155.00 (152.64); 530-540 lbs (536) 
138.00-146.00 (142.00); 585-595 lbs (590) 135.00-139.00 (136.98); 600-605 
lbs (603) 130.00 (130.00); 775-775 lbs (775) 104.00 (104.00).  Medium 3 
510-510 lbs (510) 133.00 (133.00).  Small 3 415-415 lbs (415) 117.50-
120.00 (118.75); 440-440 lbs full (440) 108.00 (108.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 900-1120 lbs (1002) 850.00-
960.00 per head 4-6 months bred (910.81); 1250-1250 lbs (1250) 1125.00 
per head 4-6 months bred (1125.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1040-1040 
lbs (1040) 1135.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1135.00).  Medium and Large 
1-2 Middle Aged 990-990 lbs (990) 750.00 per head 1-3 months bred 
(750.00); 1270-1415 lbs (1343) 900.00-1000.00 per head 1-3 months bred 
(947.30). 905-1195 lbs (1037) 750.00-875.00 per head 4-6 months bred 
(798.03); 1340-1390 lbs (1373) 835.00-1000.00 per head 4-6 months bred 
(912.60). 1375-1375 lbs (1375) 1175.00-1225.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(1200.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 900-900 lbs (900) 725.00 per head 
7-9 months bred (725.00); 1705-1705 lbs (1705) 850.00 per head 7-9 months 
bred (850.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1135-1310 lbs (1219) 58.00-
64.00 (60.81); 1185-1315 lbs high dressing (1258) 65.00-70.00 (67.97); 
1500-1690 lbs (1606) 55.00-63.00 (58.39); 1435-1750 lbs high dressing 
(1539) 64.00-67.00 (65.95).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 985-1275 lbs (1130) 
54.00-64.00 (58.52); 915-1280 lbs high dressing (1069) 65.00-81.00 
(69.32); 950-1115 lbs low dressing (1018) 39.00-48.00 (41.91); 1400-1555 
lbs (1478) 55.00-56.00 (55.47).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 800-880 lbs 
(840) 57.00-61.00 (59.10); 880-880 lbs low dressing (880) 35.00 (35.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1380-1380 lbs high dressing (1380) 
92.00 (92.00); 1425-1440 lbs low dressing (1433) 70.00-79.00 (74.48); 
1605-2345 lbs (1892) 82.00-90.00 (86.16); 2060-2280 lbs high dressing 
(2170) 90.00-100.00 (94.75). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (15)  S 1 and 2 690-900 lbs M cows with 100-350 lbs 
calves 600.00-1185.00 per pair.  M 1 and 2 920-930 lbs M cows with 150-
310 lbs calves 950.00-1110.00 per pair.  L 1 and 2 1115-1285 lbs M cows 
with 100-350 lbs calves 925.00-1375.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 90.00.

   Goats, per head: (21)  Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: 
Selection 1 20-40 lbs 45.00-66.00, 40-60 lbs 90.00-110.00. Yearlings: 
Selection 1 60-80 lbs 129.00-138.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 
123.00-133.00, 100-140 lbs 171.00; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 85.00. Wethers: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 135.00-146.00, 100-150 lbs 161.00. Bucks/Billies: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 120.00, 150-250 lbs 251.00.

   Sheep, per head: (29)  Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 55.00-69.00, 
60-100 lbs 102.00-117.00; Choice & Prime 20-60 lbs 82.00, 60-100 lbs 
120.00-133.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 143.00-186.00, Utility 
80-100 lbs 123.00-137.00, Cull 60-120 lbs 100.00-117.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS152.txt