North Wilkesboro Livestock Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
USDA - Thu Oct 11, 9:52AM CDT
RA_LS753
Raleigh, NC                    Thu Oct 11, 2018      USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

*Sale not covered due to absence of reporter.  Next report is due October 18, 2018 
for sale date October 17, 2018.*

***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 Oct 3, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  257          Last Week:  418       Last Year: 257  

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 8.00 to 10.00 lower.  Feeder cattle were 
mostly steady to 4.00 higher.  Moderate demand and market activity.  Light offerings 
with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 21 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, and 
feeders 77 percent.  The feeder supply included 22 percent steers, 39 percent 
heifers, and 39 percent bulls. Near 21 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    340-340    340       165.00         165.00
    5    385-385    385       168.50         168.50
    1    400-400    400       133.00         133.00
    2    455-480    468    144.00-148.00     146.05
    2    575-585    580    139.00-141.00     140.01
    3    638-638    638       135.00         135.00
    1    680-680    680       133.00         133.00
    2    730-735    733    119.00-124.00     121.49
    2   1105-1135  1120     42.00-52.00       47.07
    2   1155-1185  1170     47.00-50.00       48.48
                             Medium 2
    3    360-365    363    140.00-150.00     144.69
                             Small 2
    3    310-325    318    106.00-113.00     109.68
    2    355-365    360    115.00-118.00     116.52
    1    580-580    580       108.00         108.00
                             Medium 3
    2    365-365    365    134.00-138.00     136.00
                             Small 3
    1    185-185    185        75.00          75.00   Thin
    1    230-230    230        85.00          85.00   Thin
    2    300-305    303     50.00-90.00       70.17   Full
    1    350-350    350       105.00         105.00   Full
    1    405-405    405       112.00         112.00
    1    525-525    525       100.00         100.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    330-330    330        70.00          70.00
    1    550-550    550        65.00          65.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    285-285    285       140.00         140.00
    4    312-345    321    131.00-133.00     131.97
    4    360-380    373    131.00-135.00     132.48
    8    400-424    416    124.00-133.00     127.69
    4    490-490    490       124.00         124.00
    7    502-545    514    110.00-120.00     113.31
    8    565-590    578    114.00-124.00     117.98
    2    610-620    615    118.00-127.00     122.54
    2    675-690    683    116.00-118.00     116.99
    1    715-715    715        90.00          90.00
    1    855-855    855        90.00          90.00
                             Medium 2
    2    320-330    325    110.00-116.00     113.05
    9    405-445    429    116.00-120.00     117.78
    5    450-485    469    110.00-112.00     110.81
    1    585-585    585       113.00         113.00
                             Medium 3
    1    205-205    205       115.00         115.00
    1    380-380    380       108.00         108.00
    1    480-480    480       104.00         104.00
                             Small 3
    1    185-185    185        50.00          50.00   Thin
    1    230-230    230        50.00          50.00   Thin
    1    280-280    280       110.00         110.00
    1    340-340    340       102.00         102.00
    1    405-405    405       104.00         104.00
    1    450-450    450        91.00          91.00
    1    525-525    525        90.00          90.00
    1    730-730    730        68.00          68.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    400-425    413    155.00-158.00     156.45
    5    455-485    463    144.00-152.00     147.16
    4    500-545    523    135.00-144.00     139.95
    5    550-570    560    136.00-140.00     136.99
    3    610-630    617    122.00-128.00     124.66
    5    650-670    658    120.00-126.00     124.01
    2    725-745    735    116.00-123.00     119.45
    1    950-950    950        78.00          78.00
                             Medium 2
    2    415-445    430    144.00-145.00     144.48
    6    450-490    469    131.00-140.00     135.79
   12    505-540    531    122.00-133.50     130.25
    2    555-570    563    114.00-120.00     117.04
    1    645-645    645       110.00         110.00
    3    670-675    672    108.00-114.00     110.67
    2    700-715    708    110.00-112.00     110.99
    1    755-755    755        86.00          86.00
                             Small 2
    1    400-400    400       120.00         120.00
    1    530-530    530       120.00         120.00
    1    595-595    595       100.00         100.00
    1    655-655    655       100.00         100.00
                             Medium 3
    1    400-400    400       105.00         105.00
    1    505-505    505       112.00         112.00
    3    555-565    560    105.00-110.00     107.67
    2    725-730    728     92.00-102.00      96.98
                             Small 3
    1    440-440    440        96.00          96.00
    1    480-480    480       110.00         110.00
    2    505-505    505    100.00-102.00     101.00
    1    500-500    500        50.00          50.00   Thin

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1180-1390  1254     38.00-45.00       41.60
    2   1325-1350  1338     46.00-48.00       47.01   High Dressing
    9   1500-1755  1591     36.00-46.00       43.03
    4   1570-1660  1616     47.00-51.00       48.39   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    8   1010-1330  1141     38.00-46.00       41.03
    1   1340-1340  1340        47.00          47.00   High Dressing
    7    920-1185  1039     28.00-35.00       32.81   Low Dressing
    2   1470-1485  1478     42.00-45.00       43.49
    1   1580-1580  1580        47.00          47.00   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    775-775    775        34.00          34.00
    1    770-770    770        19.00          19.00   Low Dressing
    5    820-890    858     36.00-44.00       40.56
    2    840-890    865     25.00-30.00       27.43   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1230-1260  1245     70.00-75.00       72.47
    1   1015-1015  1015        86.00          86.00   High Dressing

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 80.00.

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