North Wilkesboro
USDA - Thu Jul 11, 6:00AM CDT
RA_LS144
Raleigh, NC                    Thu Jul 11, 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.***

Wilkes Livestock Exchange, North Wilkesboro, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday Jul 10, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  163          Two weeks ago:  153      Last Year: 303 

Compared to two weeks ago, slaughter and feeder cattle were mostly steady.  Moderate 
demand and market activity.  Light offerings with quality of cattle plain.

Slaughter cows made up 19 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, and feeders 75 percent.  The feeder supply included 33 
percent steers, 35 percent heifers, and 33 percent bulls. Near 22 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 1-2 260-265 lbs (263) 140.00-144.00 (142.02); 335-
335 lbs (335) 120.00 (120.00); 350-380 lbs (365) 124.00-132.00 (128.16); 410-435 lbs 
(423) 114.00-118.00 (115.94); 640-640 lbs (640) 119.00 (119.00).  Medium 2 290-290 
lbs (290) 126.00 (126.00); 305-305 lbs (305) 105.00 (105.00); 370-393 lbs (387) 
116.00-121.00 (119.81); 525-525 lbs (525) 105.00 (105.00).  Medium 3 395-395 lbs 
(395) 110.00 (110.00).  Small 3 150-150 lbs (150) 90.00 (90.00); 345-345 lbs (345) 
94.00-103.00 (98.50); 365-365 lbs (365) 105.00 (105.00); 435-435 lbs full (435) 
100.00 (100.00); 460-460 lbs (460) 93.00 (93.00).  Holstein Large 3 225-240 lbs (233) 
50.00-51.00 (50.48); 280-295 lbs (288) 56.00-60.00 (57.95); 330-330 lbs (330) 56.00 
(56.00); 390-390 lbs (390) 55.00 (55.00); 400-435 lbs (416) 43.00-48.00 (45.25); 455-
455 lbs (455) 47.00 (47.00); 685-685 lbs (685) 50.00 (50.00); 705-720 lbs (713) 
50.00-53.00 (51.48). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 180-180 lbs (180) 124.00 (124.00); 250-250 
lbs (250) 112.00 (112.00); 335-335 lbs (335) 114.00 (114.00); 350-395 lbs (380) 
117.00-118.00 (117.69); 405-445 lbs (430) 106.00-116.00 (109.41); 475-475 lbs (475) 
112.00 (112.00); 515-520 lbs (516) 106.00-114.00 (111.99); 585-585 lbs (585) 99.00 
(99.00); 600-635 lbs (618) 94.00-103.00 (97.33); 670-675 lbs (673) 96.00-100.00 
(98.01); 785-785 lbs (785) 84.00 (84.00); 845-845 lbs (845) 65.00 (65.00).  Medium 2 
260-265 lbs (263) 100.00-110.00 (104.95); 325-330 lbs (328) 90.00-100.00 (94.96); 
430-430 lbs (430) 98.00-100.00 (99.00); 465-465 lbs (465) 100.00 (100.00); 565-570 
lbs (568) 86.00-90.00 (88.01); 635-635 lbs (635) 89.00 (89.00); 750-750 lbs (750) 
70.00 (70.00).  Medium 3 255-255 lbs (255) 90.00 (90.00); 540-540 lbs (540) 84.00 
(84.00).  Small 3 245-245 lbs (245) 60.00 (60.00); 250-250 lbs (250) 60.00 (60.00); 
305-305 lbs thin (305) 66.00 (66.00); 430-430 lbs (430) 70.00 (70.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 486-490 lbs (487) 127.00-133.00 (131.79); 510-
530 lbs (517) 105.00-108.00 (106.97); 585-585 lbs (585) 112.00 (112.00); 623-625 lbs 
(624) 96.00-100.00 (98.67); 650-650 lbs (650) 104.00 (104.00); 720-720 lbs (720) 
90.00 (90.00); 788-788 lbs (788) 91.00 (91.00).  Medium 2 435-445 lbs (440) 107.00-
111.00 (109.02); 450-465 lbs (455) 111.00-120.00 (115.95); 520-530 lbs (525) 97.00-
103.00 (99.97); 550-570 lbs (560) 96.00-101.00 (98.46); 560-560 lbs fleshy (560) 
97.00 (97.00); 605-605 lbs (605) 85.00 (85.00).  Medium 3 570-570 lbs (570) 90.00 
(90.00).  Small 3 425-425 lbs (425) 63.00 (63.00); 740-740 lbs (740) 50.00 (50.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1235-1235 lbs high dressing (1235) 
68.50-72.50 (70.50); 1585-1585 lbs (1585) 57.00 (57.00); 1425-1520 lbs high dressing 
(1458) 64.00-68.00 (66.12).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 925-1135 lbs (1068) 51.00-59.00 
(55.00); 990-1345 lbs high dressing (1138) 61.00-68.00 (64.68); 960-1395 lbs low 
dressing (1163) 41.00-46.50 (43.75); 1475-1475 lbs (1475) 43.00 (43.00).  Lean 85-90 
percent lean 735-735 lbs high dressing (735) 63.00 (63.00); 655-725 lbs low dressing 
(683) 33.00-40.00 (36.13); 845-845 lbs (845) 57.00 (57.00); 890-890 lbs low dressing 
(890) 25.00 (25.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1125-1135 lbs low dressing (1130) 66.00-78.00 
(71.97); 1605-1605 lbs (1605) 85.00 (85.00); 1735-1860 lbs high dressing (1798) 
95.50-96.50 (96.02). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (4) Small 1 and 2 575-870 lbs middle age cows with 50-210 lbs 
calves 390.00-575.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 1100 lbs middle age cows with 85 lbs 
calves 680.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1200 lbs middle age cows with 185 lbs calves 
880.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS144.txt