Norwood Auction Livestock
RA_LS149
Raleigh, NC                    Thu Dec 6, 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.***

Stanly County Livestock, Norwood, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday Dec 5, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  1122          Last Week: 1288     Last Year: 720

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were mostly steady to 1.00 lower and bulls 
steady.  Feeder steers and heifer calves were mostly 2.00 to 4.00 lower with bulls 
calves mostly 4.00 lower. . Light demand with moderate demand. Moderate offerings with 
quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 76 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 35 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 16 
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 1-2 270-295 lbs (285) 135.00-140.00 (138.42); 305-
345 lbs (328) 135.00-140.00 (138.30); 350-395 lbs (380) 135.00-146.00 (140.02); 405-
445 lbs (430) 136.00-147.00 (142.20); 450-495 lbs (471) 135.00-142.50 (138.06); 505-
545 lbs (526) 130.00-139.00 (134.76); 555-590 lbs (570) 130.00-140.00 (134.16); 600-
625 lbs (613) 132.00-136.00 (134.04).  Small 1-2 180-185 lbs (183) 107.50-120.00 
(113.66); 235-245 lbs (240) 112.50-117.50 (115.05); 260-270 lbs (265) 117.50-122.50 
(119.95); 260-290 lbs thin (275) 100.00-102.50 (101.32); 310-325 lbs (316) 105.00-
120.00 (111.34); 350-380 lbs (365) 110.00-120.00 (115.07); 375-385 lbs thin (380) 
100.00 (100.00); 420-420 lbs (420) 102.50-105.00 (103.75); 450-470 lbs (460) 110.00-
115.00 (112.97); 650-695 lbs (677) 104.00-115.00 (108.03).  Medium 2 260-295 lbs 
(274) 122.50-130.00 (124.52); 300-345 lbs (320) 120.00-132.50 (127.22); 360-395 lbs 
(378) 123.00-134.00 (129.30); 400-405 lbs (402) 120.00 (120.00); 450-485 lbs (466) 
120.00-134.00 (127.34); 600-635 lbs (618) 123.00-124.00 (123.51); 710-715 lbs (713) 
126.00 (126.00).  Medium and Large 3 230-245 lbs (238) 105.00-112.50 (108.63); 285-
295 lbs (290) 100.00-110.00 (105.88); 315-315 lbs (315) 102.50-110.00 (106.25); 355-
390 lbs (372) 110.00-120.00 (114.91); 750-780 lbs (762) 105.00-113.00 (108.96). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 310-345 lbs fleshy (328) 120.00-122.50 
(121.32); 528-528 lbs fleshy (528) 122.00 (122.00).  Small 1-2 265-275 lbs (270) 
107.50-110.00 (108.77); 250-295 lbs fleshy (277) 80.00-97.50 (91.28); 300-335 lbs 
(313) 112.50-120.00 (115.17); 305-345 lbs fleshy (332) 85.00-100.00 (94.03); 355-380 
lbs (368) 105.00-120.00 (114.77); 360-380 lbs fleshy (370) 80.00-85.00 (82.43); 420-
445 lbs (430) 105.00-119.00 (112.80); 400-435 lbs fleshy (422) 82.50-100.00 (92.46); 
450-495 lbs (471) 105.00-120.00 (113.03); 455-480 lbs thin (468) 80.00-90.00 (85.13); 
480-485 lbs fleshy (483) 80.00-97.50 (88.80); 500-545 lbs (520) 109.00-119.00 
(114.20); 500-535 lbs fleshy (520) 90.00-100.00 (93.43); 550-590 lbs (564) 109.00-
119.00 (114.46); 610-615 lbs (613) 105.00 (105.00); 620-640 lbs fleshy (630) 85.00-
100.00 (92.38); 655-685 lbs (667) 105.00-110.00 (108.02); 650-675 lbs fleshy (665) 
80.00-100.00 (94.11).  Medium 2 330-340 lbs (335) 120.00-125.00 (122.24); 360-395 lbs 
(376) 122.00-126.00 (123.70); 400-445 lbs (419) 119.00-124.00 (121.33); 450-495 lbs 
(475) 119.00-123.00 (121.10); 505-545 lbs (524) 118.00-123.00 (119.33); 570-585 lbs 
(578) 118.00-120.00 (119.33); 603-603 lbs (603) 120.00 (120.00).  Medium and Large 3 
290-290 lbs thin (290) 100.00 (100.00); 300-335 lbs (318) 105.00 (105.00); 355-390 
lbs thin (375) 82.50-100.00 (92.74); 420-430 lbs (425) 102.50-110.00 (106.21); 455-
475 lbs (462) 105.00-118.00 (112.51); 500-530 lbs (516) 105.00-117.50 (111.24); 550-
585 lbs (568) 110.00 (110.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-440 lbs (419) 138.00-147.50 (142.48); 450-
495 lbs (469) 135.00-144.00 (138.30); 525-540 lbs (533) 132.00-135.00 (133.52).  
Small 1-2 455-475 lbs (467) 110.00-117.50 (114.13); 465-490 lbs fleshy (478) 80.00-
100.00 (89.74); 510-535 lbs (518) 105.00-117.50 (109.10); 565-580 lbs (573) 110.00-
118.00 (114.34); 550-565 lbs fleshy (555) 80.00-100.00 (89.93); 620-645 lbs (631) 
110.00-118.00 (114.24); 605-635 lbs fleshy (620) 100.00-102.50 (101.22); 655-675 lbs 
(667) 113.00-115.00 (114.33); 665-695 lbs fleshy (675) 90.00-102.00 (93.94).  Medium 
2 400-445 lbs (424) 122.50-132.50 (128.50); 455-495 lbs (468) 119.00-130.00 (124.29); 
505-540 lbs (519) 119.00-129.00 (123.68); 550-570 lbs (561) 120.00-127.00 (122.58); 
600-635 lbs (618) 121.00-122.00 (121.67); 660-660 lbs (660) 125.00-128.00 (126.50).  
Medium and Large 3 475-490 lbs (483) 102.50-112.00 (107.18); 480-495 lbs thin (488) 
80.00-90.00 (84.92). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 925-1010 lbs (962) 575.00-700.00 per head 1-
3 months bred (648.22).900-1110 lbs (1005) 350.00-475.00 per head 4-6 months bred 
(419.03).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1005-1390 lbs (1271) 43.00-52.00 
(46.82); 915-1280 lbs low dressing (1164) 40.00-42.00 (40.58); 1445-1745 lbs (1606) 
44.00-54.00 (48.53); 1485-1665 lbs low dressing (1575) 40.00-42.00 (40.94).  Boner 
80-85 percent lean 920-1385 lbs (1136) 43.00-52.00 (46.63); 905-1270 lbs low dressing 
(1074) 36.00-42.00 (39.98); 1415-1615 lbs (1489) 43.00-54.00 (50.51); 1505-1605 lbs 
high dressing (1555) 56.00 (56.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 745-760 lbs low dressing 
(753) 28.00-35.00 (31.47); 805-1287 lbs (1050) 34.00-42.00 (38.62); 815-1225 lbs low 
dressing (994) 25.00-35.00 (30.86). 

   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 975-1005 lbs (990) 585.00-694.00 per head 
(640.33).  Small 1-2 Young 775-860 lbs (823) 325.00-593.00 per head (499.62). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-1350 lbs (1275) 64.00 (64.00); 1115-1450 lbs 
low dressing (1293) 45.00-59.00 (52.32); 1500-2015 lbs (1714) 63.00-74.00 (68.04); 
1545-1645 lbs low dressing (1595) 40.00-50.00 (44.84). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (6) Small 1 and 2 895 lbs middle age cows with 145 lbs calves 
400.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 985-1100 lbs middle age cows with 140-315 lbs calves 
450.00-920.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1150 lbs middle age cows with 300 lbs calves 
875.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3154 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS149.txt