Canton Livestock Auction (Wed.)
USDA - Tue Aug 13, 6:59AM CDT
RA_LS152
Raleigh, NC                       Tue Aug 13, 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.***

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Aug 12, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  328             Last Week: 290       Last Year:  No sale

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were 5.00 
to 10.00 lower.  Moderate demand, offerings and market activity.  Quality of cattle 
plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 19 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 5 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 73 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 33 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, and 22 percent bulls. Near 24 
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 1-2 195-195 lbs (195) 132.50 (132.50); 205-205 lbs 
(205) 120.00 (120.00); 250-285 lbs (262) 105.00-112.00 (107.54); 330-330 lbs (330) 
128.00 (128.00); 355-370 lbs (366) 120.00-125.00 (122.69); 414-440 lbs (420) 124.00-
125.00 (124.34); 455-495 lbs (476) 116.00-124.00 (120.75); 520-545 lbs (532) 110.00-
120.00 (115.79); 550-595 lbs (571) 110.00-119.00 (115.45); 605-612 lbs (610) 111.00-
120.00 (118.56); 650-675 lbs (664) 110.00-118.00 (114.70); 715-715 lbs (715) 108.00 
(108.00); 795-795 lbs (795) 110.00 (110.00).  Medium 2 305-325 lbs (313) 95.00-102.50 
(98.57); 390-390 lbs (390) 95.00 (95.00); 400-400 lbs (400) 110.00 (110.00); 455-455 
lbs brahman x (455) 86.00 (86.00); 575-585 lbs (580) 105.00 (105.00); 665-690 lbs 
(678) 96.00-100.00 (97.96).  Medium 3 315-315 lbs (315) 90.00 (90.00); 485-485 lbs 
(485) 90.00 (90.00).  Small 3 295-295 lbs (295) 80.00 (80.00); 260-260 lbs thin (260) 
62.50 (62.50); 345-345 lbs (345) 82.50 (82.50); 305-345 lbs thin (325) 62.50-70.00 
(66.48); 350-385 lbs (368) 65.00-70.00 (67.62); 425-425 lbs (425) 75.00 (75.00); 400-
400 lbs thin (400) 63.00 (63.00); 505-505 lbs (505) 60.00 (60.00).  Holstein Large 3 
390-390 lbs (390) 70.00 (70.00); 510-510 lbs (510) 60.00 (60.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 330-330 lbs (330) 100.00 (100.00); 355-395 
lbs (379) 100.00-109.00 (106.01); 400-440 lbs (422) 108.00-116.00 (111.22); 460-495 
lbs (476) 105.00-113.00 (108.91); 505-540 lbs (528) 100.00-109.00 (105.37); 550-595 
lbs (572) 100.00-107.00 (104.08); 600-640 lbs (625) 100.00-107.00 (104.56); 650-655 
lbs (651) 102.00-104.00 (103.50); 715-735 lbs (725) 84.00-87.50 (85.77); 765-765 lbs 
(765) 82.50 (82.50); 830-845 lbs (838) 85.00-91.00 (87.97).  Medium 2 360-395 lbs 
(382) 85.00-95.00 (89.22); 400-445 lbs (421) 90.00-100.00 (94.93); 465-470 lbs (468) 
95.00-100.00 (97.49); 505-545 lbs (526) 90.00-92.50 (90.90); 595-595 lbs (595) 93.00 
(93.00); 550-550 lbs brahman x (550) 97.00 (97.00); 605-640 lbs (623) 91.00-95.00 
(93.36); 650-695 lbs (676) 85.00-93.00 (87.81); 870-870 lbs (870) 70.00 (70.00).  
Small 2 315-315 lbs (315) 80.00 (80.00); 540-540 lbs (540) 70.00 (70.00).  Medium 3 
310-310 lbs (310) 93.00 (93.00); 530-530 lbs (530) 82.50 (82.50); 565-565 lbs (565) 
75.00 (75.00).  Small 3 215-215 lbs (215) 65.00 (65.00); 290-295 lbs (293) 80.00-
88.00 (83.97); 300-335 lbs (320) 68.00-75.00 (71.07); 340-340 lbs thin (340) 50.00 
(50.00); 355-385 lbs (372) 70.00-80.00 (73.36); 405-445 lbs (425) 70.00-80.00 
(75.24); 485-485 lbs (485) 65.00 (65.00); 515-515 lbs (515) 70.00 (70.00); 595-595 
lbs (595) 62.50 (62.50); 620-620 lbs (620) 68.00 (68.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-440 lbs (423) 115.00-125.00 (119.17); 455-
490 lbs (478) 106.00-114.00 (109.21); 505-540 lbs (521) 108.00-115.00 (112.01); 565-
595 lbs (583) 107.00-116.00 (111.73); 605-625 lbs (613) 99.00-109.00 (105.68); 670-
670 lbs (670) 105.00 (105.00); 700-730 lbs (715) 92.00-95.00 (93.47); 760-770 lbs 
(765) 70.00-80.00 (75.03); 810-810 lbs (810) 75.00 (75.00).  Medium 2 400-435 lbs 
(414) 95.00-108.00 (103.12); 410-410 lbs brahman x (410) 100.00 (100.00); 515-515 lbs 
(515) 80.00 (80.00); 570-585 lbs (578) 100.00-104.00 (101.97); 605-605 lbs (605) 
87.50 (87.50); 670-685 lbs (678) 87.00-90.00 (88.48); 725-725 lbs (725) 78.00 
(78.00); 780-780 lbs (780) 63.00 (63.00); 945-945 lbs (945) 75.00 (75.00).  Small 2 
425-425 lbs (425) 90.00 (90.00); 585-585 lbs (585) 77.50-80.00 (78.75).  Large 3 520-
520 lbs (520) 80.00 (80.00).  Medium 3 590-590 lbs (590) 90.00 (90.00).  Small 3 415-
415 lbs (415) 82.00-83.00 (82.50); 450-475 lbs (458) 70.00-80.00 (76.73); 500-515 lbs 
(508) 60.00-70.00 (64.93); 570-570 lbs (570) 70.00 (70.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 895-895 lbs (895) 685.00 per head 1-3 months 
bred (685.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1185-1185 lbs (1185) 800.00 per head 4-6 
months bred (800.00). 925-1175 lbs (1050) 700.00-925.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(825.89); 1345-1345 lbs (1345) 725.00 per head 7-9 months bred (725.00).  Medium and 
Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1475-1475 lbs (1475) 820.00 per head 1-3 months bred (820.00). 
1225-1370 lbs (1298) 650.00-775.00 per head 4-6 months bred (715.99). 1040-1055 lbs 
(1048) 510.00-600.00 per head 7-9 months bred (555.32).  Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 
1155-1165 lbs (1160) 575.00-625.00 per head 7-9 months bred (600.11).  Small 3 Young 
710-710 lbs (710) 250.00 per head 1-3 months bred (250.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1250-1365 lbs (1299) 52.00-59.00 
(57.18); 1170-1360 lbs high dressing (1250) 60.00-68.00 (63.31); 1400-1495 lbs (1448) 
55.00-58.00 (56.55); 1465-1560 lbs high dressing (1493) 60.00-70.00 (63.32).  Boner 
80-85 percent lean 900-1335 lbs (1091) 51.00-59.00 (56.20); 1040-1295 lbs high 
dressing (1188) 60.00-69.00 (64.24); 990-1088 lbs low dressing (1039) 47.00-48.00 
(47.48).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 780-780 lbs low dressing (780) 42.00 (42.00); 855-
885 lbs (870) 54.00-55.00 (54.51). 

   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 965-965 lbs (965) 820.00 per head (820.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1175-1275 lbs (1225) 84.00 (84.00); 1425-1425 lbs 
high dressing (1425) 91.00 (91.00); 1000-1050 lbs low dressing (1025) 75.00 (75.00); 
1625-1700 lbs (1663) 81.00-87.00 (83.93); 1560-1560 lbs high dressing (1560) 91.00 
(91.00). 

Cows/Calf Pairs: (3) Small 1 and 2 710 lbs middle age cows with 200 lbs calves 675.00 
per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 980 lbs middle age cows with 330 lbs calves 1275.00 per 
pair.  Large 1 and 2 1120 lbs middle age cows with 295 lbs calves 1250.00 per pair.

   Goats, per head: (38) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 20-40 
lbs 60.00-64.00, 40-60 lbs 67.00-80.00, 60-80 lbs 99.00; Selection 2 20-40 lbs 33.00-
42.00, 40-60 lbs 58.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 80.00-112.00, 70-100 lbs 
112.50-132.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00; Selection 2 70-100 lbs 47.00-50.00. Wethers: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 84.00-129.00, 100-150 lbs 140.00-218.00. Bucks/Billies: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 70.00-95.00, 100-150 lbs 126.00, 150-250 lbs 175.00; Selection 
2 70-100 lbs 65.00.

   Sheep, per head: (74) Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 28.00-45.00; Choice & Prime 
20-60 lbs 50.00-96.00, 60-100 lbs 90.00-137.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 
138.00-196.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 80.00-96.00.

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