Canton Livestock Auction (Wed.)
USDA - Tue Sep 10, 5:27AM CDT
RA_LS152
Raleigh, NC  Tuesday, September 10, 2019  USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report  Monday, September 9, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  398          Last Week:  No Sale       Last Year:  574

Compared to August 26, 2019, slaughter cows were mostly steady with bulls 3.00 to 5.00 
lower. Feeder cattle were 5.00 to 8.00 lower. Good demand with moderate market activity. 
Moderate offerings with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 15 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, replacement cows 7 percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 37 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 23 percent 
bulls. Near 33 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 1-2 280-280 lbs (280) 130.00 (130.00); 325-335 lbs 
(330) 125.00-132.00 (128.30); 365-385 lbs (375) 112.50-121.00 (116.32); 445-445 lbs 
(445) 135.00 (135.00); 450-495 lbs (477) 129.00-134.00 (131.04); 500-545 lbs (525) 
120.00-130.00 (126.01); 550-595 lbs (568) 118.00-126.00 (123.52); 600-645 lbs (628) 
115.00-124.00 (119.12); 650-680 lbs (661) 115.00-119.00 (116.59); 700-749 lbs (723) 
109.00-116.00 (112.26); 775-795 lbs (784) 100.00-109.00 (105.38); 825-830 lbs (828) 
100.00-109.00 (104.51); 1060-1060 lbs (1060) 90.00-97.00 (93.50).  Medium 2 305-345 lbs 
(334) 110.00-120.00 (114.08); 350-390 lbs (376) 100.00-110.00 (103.27); 480-480 lbs 
(480) 115.00 (115.00); 555-570 lbs (563) 110.00-115.00 (112.47); 700-742 lbs (733) 
100.00-104.50 (103.37); 825-835 lbs (830) 90.00-91.00 (90.50).  Small 2 290-290 lbs 
(290) 100.00 (100.00); 300-300 lbs (300) 105.00 (105.00); 360-360 lbs (360) 98.00 
(98.00).  Medium 3 460-460 lbs (460) 100.00 (100.00); 515-515 lbs (515) 95.00 (95.00); 
580-580 lbs (580) 98.00 (98.00).  Small 3 325-325 lbs (325) 100.00 (100.00); 320-345 lbs 
brahman x (333) 70.00 (70.00); 365-365 lbs brahman x (365) 85.00 (85.00); 490-490 lbs 
(490) 85.00 (85.00); 500-500 lbs full (500) 80.00 (80.00).  Holstein Large 3 280-280 lbs 
(280) 47.50 (47.50); 880-880 lbs (880) 75.00 (75.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 275-275 lbs (275) 130.00 (130.00); 315-320 lbs 
(318) 104.00-112.50 (108.22); 385-385 lbs (385) 122.50 (122.50); 410-445 lbs (430) 
109.00-117.00 (112.25); 450-495 lbs (466) 105.00-115.00 (111.39); 500-545 lbs (519) 
105.00-112.50 (108.38); 560-585 lbs (576) 100.00-110.00 (105.35); 610-625 lbs (618) 
115.00-122.00 (118.54); 650-695 lbs (669) 97.50-103.00 (99.58); 700-725 lbs (713) 93.00-
95.00 (94.02); 760-760 lbs (760) 82.50 (82.50); 805-805 lbs (805) 85.00 (85.00).  Medium 
2 315-325 lbs (320) 93.00-97.00 (95.03); 370-390 lbs (383) 100.00-110.00 (102.55); 400-
400 lbs (400) 90.00 (90.00); 455-495 lbs (470) 94.00-102.50 (98.62); 500-535 lbs (525) 
94.00-100.00 (98.18); 580-585 lbs (583) 96.00-98.00 (97.00); 605-625 lbs (619) 102.50-
110.00 (105.15); 685-685 lbs (685) 84.00 (84.00); 700-700 lbs (700) 75.00 (75.00).  
Small 2 260-280 lbs (268) 95.00-103.00 (99.76); 575-575 lbs (575) 87.50 (87.50).  Medium 
3 360-385 lbs (373) 95.00-98.00 (96.45); 525-525 lbs (525) 87.00 (87.00); 600-615 lbs 
(606) 90.00-96.00 (93.81).  Small 3 295-295 lbs (295) 85.00-90.00 (87.50); 315-325 lbs 
(320) 80.00 (80.00); 355-355 lbs (355) 80.00 (80.00); 410-435 lbs (422) 70.00-80.00 
(74.70); 470-470 lbs full (470) 60.00 (60.00); 595-595 lbs fleshy (595) 82.50 (82.50); 
645-645 lbs (645) 84.00 (84.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 435-440 lbs (438) 120.00-126.00 (123.02); 455-480 
lbs (470) 122.50-132.00 (126.71); 500-540 lbs (515) 119.00-129.00 (121.73); 555-595 lbs 
(575) 111.00-118.00 (114.89); 600-625 lbs (615) 96.00-106.00 (102.36); 655-695 lbs (675) 
94.00-101.00 (97.40); 700-715 lbs (708) 89.00-97.50 (93.87); 755-755 lbs (755) 90.00 
(90.00); 835-835 lbs (835) 85.00 (85.00); 935-935 lbs (935) 67.00 (67.00).  Medium 2 
430-440 lbs (435) 115.00 (115.00); 455-495 lbs (473) 112.00-120.00 (117.45); 540-540 lbs 
(540) 115.00 (115.00); 565-595 lbs (581) 96.00-105.00 (102.56); 600-600 lbs (600) 94.00 
(94.00); 670-670 lbs (670) 90.00 (90.00).  Medium 3 410-410 lbs (410) 100.00 (100.00); 
480-495 lbs (487) 100.00-108.00 (102.66); 520-540 lbs (530) 90.00-100.00 (94.91).  Small 
3 435-435 lbs (435) 80.00 (80.00); 515-515 lbs (515) 72.50 (72.50); 540-540 lbs full 
(540) 60.00 (60.00); 560-560 lbs full (560) 60.00 (60.00); 850-850 lbs (850) 60.00 
(60.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 975-1145 lbs (1049) 675.00-725.00 per head 1-3 
months bred (693.33); 1335-1335 lbs (1335) 700.00 per head 1-3 months bred (700.00).  
Medium and Large 1-2 Young 910-1090 lbs (1000) 700.00-725.00 per head 4-6 months bred 
(713.63). 1245-1245 lbs (1245) 750.00 per head 7-9 months bred (750.00).  Medium and 
Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1080-1150 lbs (1108) 600.00-750.00 per head 4-6 months bred 
(676.24); 1265-1495 lbs (1365) 675.00-850.00 per head 4-6 months bred (768.79). 1190-
1190 lbs (1190) 700.00 per head 7-9 months bred (700.00); 1235-1285 lbs (1260) 650.00-
785.00 per head 7-9 months bred (718.84).  Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 1395-1395 lbs 
(1395) 825.00 per head 4-6 months bred (825.00). 1365-1365 lbs (1365) 725.00 per head 7-
9 months bred (725.00).  Small 3 Young 850-850 lbs (850) 625.00 per head 1-3 months bred 
(625.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1190-1380 lbs (1269) 54.00-59.00 (57.65); 
1215-1310 lbs high dressing (1263) 61.00-62.00 (61.52); 1415-1435 lbs (1423) 51.00-58.00 
(54.98); 1485-1485 lbs high dressing (1485) 64.00 (64.00); 1410-1410 lbs low dressing 
(1410) 46.00 (46.00).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 855-855 lbs (855) 55.00 (55.00); 955-
1365 lbs (1116) 50.00-59.00 (54.91); 1180-1180 lbs high dressing (1180) 60.00 (60.00); 
930-1040 lbs low dressing (981) 40.00-48.00 (43.40).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 520-725 
lbs low dressing (623) 28.00-35.00 (32.08); 850-850 lbs (850) 52.00 (52.00); 855-855 lbs 
high dressing (855) 65.00 (65.00); 810-895 lbs low dressing (852) 37.00-48.00 (44.18). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1215-1495 lbs (1415) 80.00-83.00 (81.30); 1215-1265 
lbs low dressing (1240) 68.00-74.00 (70.94); 1535-1975 lbs (1755) 83.00-86.00 (84.69); 
1885-1885 lbs high dressing (1885) 91.00 (91.00); 1500-2055 lbs low dressing (1710) 
73.00-78.00 (75.26). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (5)  Small 1 and 2 700-770 lbs middle age cows with 
160-310 lbs calves 550.00-675.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 950-1025 lbs 
middle age cows with 100-420 lbs calves 650.00-1100.00 per pair.

   Goats, per head: (37)  Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: 
Selection 1 20-40 lbs 63.00-94.00, 40-60 lbs 105.00-129.00, 60-80 lbs 
145.00-152.00; Selection 2 20-40 lbs 48.00-55.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 
1 50-70 lbs 101.00-126.00, 70-100 lbs 119.00-141.00, 100-140 lbs 162.00-
200.00. Wethers: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 187.00-191.00. Bucks/Billies: 
Selection 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-135.00, 100-150 lbs 220.00, 150-250 lbs 
385.00.

   Sheep, per head: (20)  Slaughter lambs: Good 20-60 lbs 88.00-89.00, 
100-140 lbs 105.00; Choice & Prime 20-60 lbs 103.00-108.00, 60-100 lbs 
125.00-138.00, 100-140 lbs 157.00. Slaughter ewes: Good 100-200 lbs 
84.00-91.00, Utility 80-100 lbs 84.00-94.00.

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