Smithfield Livestock Weighted Average Auction (Thu)
RA_LS759
Raleigh, NC     Friday, August 10, 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.***

Powell Livestock, Smithfield, NC
Weighted Average Report for Thursday, August 09, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  325          Last week:  616          Last year:  577

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were steady, while bulls were 4.00 to 
5.00 higher.  Feeder cattle were mostly steady.  Demand, market activity, and 
buyer interest were moderate.  Offerings of cattle were light.  Cattle quality 
was average.

Slaughter cows made up 10 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, and feeders 85 percent.  The feeder supply included 
34 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 25 percent bulls.  Near 20 percent 
of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    234-234    234       157.00         157.00
    7    268-294    284    154.00-160.00     156.06
   11    302-348    322    145.00-158.00     154.21
    7    352-398    375    141.00-158.00     150.43
   14    400-448    421    140.00-149.00     144.42
    6    456-488    475    142.00-148.00     144.97
    8    504-536    514    134.00-145.00     140.76
    3    550-598    580    135.00-137.00     136.03
    5    652-686    664    120.00-130.00     126.95
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    104-122    113     83.00-93.00       88.40
    2    360-360    360        80.00          80.00   Thin
                             Medium 2
    9    356-396    378    120.00-135.00     128.98
    6    400-448    423    115.00-138.00     130.11

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    256-292    274    130.00-140.00     135.23
    4    304-332    320    137.00-142.00     140.55
    7    352-398    369    128.00-143.00     136.73
    8    408-444    426    131.00-139.00     135.23
   12    450-494    468    125.00-139.00     133.28
   11    502-538    518    118.00-125.00     120.26
   13    550-598    575    110.00-120.00     116.59
    9    602-648    636    112.00-117.00     114.54
    2    714-746    730    112.00-113.00     112.49
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    106-130    118     90.00-100.00      95.51
    2    424-432    428     87.00-102.00      94.43
                             Medium 2
    2    370-370    370       101.00         101.00   Thin
    4    402-446    425     98.00-125.00     116.11
    2    464-484    474    105.00-108.00     106.53
    3    502-542    524    107.00-115.00     112.31
    2    575-575    575        75.00          75.00   Thin
    3    616-630    625     72.00-74.00       73.34   Thin

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    450-491    469    136.00-147.00     141.50
   10    504-548    517    126.00-138.00     134.12
   11    550-580    563    120.00-135.00     129.41
    6    602-632    613    118.00-127.00     124.46
   11    652-690    677    116.50-125.00     118.86
    4    702-732    724    106.00-118.00     113.49
    2    810-838    824     96.00-107.00     101.41
                             Medium 2
    3    472-484    477    132.00-134.00     133.34
    3    528-546    537    118.00-123.00     120.32

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1212-1300  1264     50.00-59.00       54.79
    3   1128-1304  1192        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    5    964-1232  1103     55.00-65.00       59.34
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    724-796    760        41.00          41.00
   12    860-1344  1032     40.00-52.00       45.68
    3    886-964    924     33.00-37.00       35.61   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1030-1488  1259     79.00-85.00       82.55
    3   1026-1494  1182     89.00-97.00       93.63   High Dressing
    7   1502-2162  1774     76.00-86.00       81.99
    3   1548-1874  1710     87.00-101.00      92.11   High Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (1)  Small 1 and 2 818 lbs young to middle age cows with 
180 lbs calves 800.00 per pair.

   Goats, per head: (5)  Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 
20-40 lbs 35.00-47.50.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156  http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS759.TXT