Canton Livestock Wtd Avg (Wed)
RA_LS754
Raleigh, NC                       Tue Feb 13, 2018     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

**No sale due to inclement weather.  Sale will resume February 19, 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.***

WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Feb 5, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  122              Last Week: 136       Last Year:  301

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were 3.00 
to 6.00 higher.  Good demand with active market activity.  Light offerings with 
quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 14 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, 
replacement cows 5 percent, and feeders 77 percent.  The feeder supply included 28 
percent steers, 46 percent heifers, and 26 percent bulls. Near 26 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    270-295    283    186.00-189.00     187.43
    1    345-345    345       196.00         196.00
    3    355-365    360    164.00-175.00     170.66
    1    495-495    495       175.00         175.00
    1    515-515    515       175.00         175.00
    2    575-585    580    141.00-147.00     144.03
    1    720-720    720       126.00         126.00
    2    755-775    765    138.00-139.00     138.51
    1    920-920    920       128.00         128.00
                             Medium 2
    1    335-335    335       170.00         170.00
    2    350-360    355    160.00-161.00     160.51
    1    445-445    445       140.00         140.00
    2    520-545    533    155.00-160.00     157.56
                             Small 3
    1    365-365    365        55.00          55.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    175-175    175       130.00         130.00
    1    485-485    485        70.00          70.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    295-295    295    142.00-155.00     148.50
    2    320-345    333    164.00-165.00     164.52
    3    355-395    375    145.00-152.50     149.53
    5    415-430    423    140.00-150.00     145.59
    5    455-470    463    139.00-144.00     141.41
    4    500-535    519    132.00-142.00     135.27
    4    550-585    565    126.00-130.00     128.74
    1    620-620    620       135.00         135.00
    2    655-695    675    116.00-122.50     119.35
    1    740-740    740        98.00          98.00
    1   1075-1075  1075        87.00          87.00
                             Medium 2
    2    260-280    270    135.00-137.50     136.30
    1    305-305    305       140.00         140.00
    2    365-390    378    130.00-133.00     131.45
    1    470-470    470       129.00         129.00
    2    625-640    633       120.00         120.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    445-445    445       184.00         184.00
    1    485-485    485       166.00         166.00
    1    500-500    500       155.00         155.00
    3    560-570    565    142.50-147.50     145.01
    3    610-620    615    141.00-151.00     144.31
    2    710-720    715    119.00-128.00     123.53
    1    935-935    935        90.00          90.00
    1    995-995    995        92.00          92.00
                             Medium 2
    1    400-400    400       165.00         165.00
    1    470-470    470       150.00         150.00
    1    535-535    535       141.00         141.00
    1    590-590    590       131.00         131.00
    2    620-635    628    122.50-134.00     128.18
                             Small 3
    1    425-425    425       128.00         128.00
    1    630-630    630       100.00         100.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1400-1400  1400       900.00         900.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1   1360-1360  1360       950.00         950.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Aged
    1   1005-1005  1005       575.00         575.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1230-1385  1302     61.00-64.00       62.94   High Dressing
    1   1500-1500  1500        50.00          50.00
    3   1410-1525  1462     62.00-66.00       64.28   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    3    965-1340  1153     52.00-54.00       53.23
    2   1165-1270  1218     66.00-69.00       67.56   High Dressing
    1   1065-1065  1065        41.00          41.00   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    860-860    860        70.00          70.00   High Dressing
    1    815-815    815        40.00          40.00   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1040-1040  1040        78.00          78.00   Low Dressing
    1   1945-1945  1945        83.00          83.00
    1   1895-1895  1895        86.00          86.00   High Dressing
    1   1725-1725  1725        78.00          78.00   Low Dressing

Cows/Calf Pairs: (2) Large 1 and 2 1340-1430 lbs middle age cows with 150-225 lbs 
calves 975.00-1150.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 25.00-55.00.

   Goats, per head: (10) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 
20 lbs 30.00-35.00, 20-40 lbs 47.50-82.50, 40-60 lbs 117.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 
1 50-70 lbs 123.50, 100-140 lbs 162.00-169.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 
178.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS754.txt