Siler City Auction - Friday
USDA - Mon May 20, 4:01AM CDT
RA_LS142
Raleigh, NC                     Mon May 20, 2019     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.***

Carolina Stockyards, Siler City, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Friday May 17, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  946            Last Week: 919       Last Year: 973 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were steady.  Feeder cattle were steady to 
2.00 to 4.00 higher.  Moderate demand, buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of 
cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 14 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, and feeders 83 percent.  The feeder supply included 46 
percent steers, 30 percent heifers, and 24 percent bulls. Near 17 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 1-2 205-245 lbs (222) 160.00-170.00 (165.48); 250-
295 lbs (277) 145.00-179.00 (165.25); 300-345 lbs (328) 141.00-179.00 (160.71); 354-
395 lbs (366) 145.00-170.00 (161.89); 400-448 lbs (427) 130.00-160.00 (144.24); 450-
491 lbs (481) 135.00-158.00 (141.90); 500-545 lbs (522) 136.00-149.00 (142.20); 570-
576 lbs (575) 141.00 (141.00); 575-575 lbs value added (575) 145.00 (145.00); 610-645 
lbs (627) 130.00-136.00 (133.83); 655-670 lbs (667) 130.00-133.00 (130.79); 700-725 
lbs (715) 107.00-115.00 (110.66); 1210-1210 lbs (1210) 90.00 (90.00).  Medium 2 155-
195 lbs (168) 121.00-148.00 (135.12); 260-285 lbs (273) 130.00 (130.00); 310-320 lbs 
(315) 120.00-129.00 (124.43); 360-399 lbs (390) 120.00-131.00 (126.85); 413-420 lbs 
(415) 122.00-127.00 (123.52).  Medium 3 310-345 lbs (325) 106.00-118.00 (112.64); 
425-445 lbs (437) 106.00-111.00 (107.62).  Holstein Large 4 360-375 lbs (368) 53.00-
68.00 (60.65); 430-430 lbs (430) 56.00 (56.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 210-240 lbs (222) 149.00-154.00 (150.98); 
285-296 lbs (294) 129.00-153.00 (148.34); 300-345 lbs (335) 123.00-149.00 (138.96); 
350-398 lbs (374) 130.00-140.00 (133.03); 400-449 lbs (432) 120.00-140.00 (128.47); 
450-495 lbs (476) 130.00-139.00 (133.36); 500-545 lbs (518) 120.00-137.00 (126.54); 
555-585 lbs (573) 120.00-129.00 (126.05); 610-625 lbs (620) 100.00-120.00 (107.57); 
655-680 lbs (675) 102.00-110.00 (109.35); 858-858 lbs (858) 95.00 (95.00).  Medium 2 
355-385 lbs (373) 118.00-120.00 (119.48); 455-495 lbs (491) 118.00-120.00 (118.29); 
515-545 lbs (532) 110.00-119.00 (114.66); 555-580 lbs (568) 119.00 (119.00); 625-640 
lbs (632) 94.00-100.00 (97.68).  Medium 3 285-295 lbs (291) 109.00-114.00 (110.51); 
315-335 lbs (325) 104.00-110.00 (107.09); 380-385 lbs (383) 103.00-110.00 (106.48); 
400-420 lbs (409) 100.00-110.00 (105.55); 450-495 lbs (480) 103.00-110.00 (105.19); 
570-575 lbs (573) 100.00 (100.00).

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 450-495 lbs (470) 130.00-142.00 (135.58); 500-
545 lbs (523) 120.00-138.00 (128.14); 550-596 lbs (572) 124.00-133.00 (126.46); 600-
645 lbs (616) 107.00-131.00 (122.19); 655-690 lbs (666) 113.00-123.00 (117.43); 703-
709 lbs (707) 92.00-105.00 (95.88); 770-790 lbs (780) 100.00-101.00 (100.51).  Medium 
2 455-475 lbs (465) 120.00-129.00 (124.40); 500-530 lbs (521) 114.00-124.00 (118.99); 
550-595 lbs (585) 115.00-117.00 (115.21); 660-690 lbs (677) 93.00-100.00 (95.47); 
900-915 lbs (908) 80.00-89.00 (85.33).  Medium 3 465-498 lbs (487) 100.00-112.00 
(108.14); 570-595 lbs (588) 100.00-119.00 (108.15). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1400-1600 lbs (1486) 58.00-64.00 
(61.85); 1415-1745 lbs high dressing (1571) 65.00-77.00 (69.72).  Boner 80-85 percent 
lean 930-1390 lbs (1155) 54.00-64.00 (59.35); 965-1390 lbs high dressing (1135) 
66.00-76.00 (70.43); 915-1390 lbs low dressing (1120) 42.00-53.00 (47.68).  Lean 85-
90 percent lean 760-770 lbs (765) 45.00-48.00 (46.51); 605-760 lbs low dressing (673) 
30.00-35.00 (31.66); 800-960 lbs (871) 46.00-54.00 (48.85); 865-1080 lbs low dressing 
(986) 36.00-44.00 (39.13). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1000-1160 lbs (1043) 82.00-84.00 (83.02); 1460-
1495 lbs high dressing (1478) 94.00-97.00 (95.48); 1010-1440 lbs low dressing (1238) 
74.00-80.00 (77.67); 1595-2325 lbs (1980) 83.00-89.00 (85.54); 1855-2065 lbs high 
dressing (2006) 90.00-96.00 (93.02). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (1) Medium 1 and 2 1000 lbs middle age cows with 250 lbs calves 
675.00 per pair.

   Goats, per head: (110) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 
20 lbs 25.00-40.00, 20-40 lbs 45.00-60.00, 40-60 lbs 70.00-80.00, 60-80 lbs 85.00-
110.00. Yearlings: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 120.00-145.00, 80-100 lbs 165.00-235.00. 
Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 85.00-95.00, 70-100 lbs 130.00-135.00. 
Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 160.00, 150-250 lbs 225.00-255.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS142.txt