Canton Livestock Auction (Wed.)
RA_LS152
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.
 
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.  (Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and 
prices for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 270-295 lbs (283) 186.00-189.00 (187.43); 345-
345 lbs (345) 196.00 (196.00); 355-365 lbs (360) 164.00-175.00 (170.66); 495-495 lbs 
(495) 175.00 (175.00); 515-515 lbs (515) 175.00 (175.00); 575-585 lbs (580) 141.00-
147.00 (144.03); 720-720 lbs (720) 126.00 (126.00); 755-775 lbs (765) 138.00-139.00 
(138.51); 920-920 lbs (920) 128.00 (128.00).  Medium 2 335-335 lbs (335) 170.00 
(170.00); 350-360 lbs (355) 160.00-161.00 (160.51); 445-445 lbs (445) 140.00 
(140.00); 520-545 lbs (533) 155.00-160.00 (157.56).  Small 3 365-365 lbs (365) 55.00 
(55.00).  Holstein Large 3 175-175 lbs (175) 130.00 (130.00); 485-485 lbs (485) 70.00 
(70.00). 

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

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

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1400-1400 lbs (1400) 900.00 per head 
1-3 months bred (900.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1360-1360 lbs (1360) 
950.00 per head 7-9 months bred (950.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Aged 1005-1005 lbs 
(1005) 575.00 per head 1-3 months bred (575.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1230-1385 lbs high dressing (1302) 
61.00-64.00 (62.94); 1500-1500 lbs (1500) 50.00 (50.00); 1410-1525 lbs high dressing 
(1462) 62.00-66.00 (64.28).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 965-1340 lbs (1153) 52.00-54.00 
(53.23); 1165-1270 lbs high dressing (1218) 66.00-69.00 (67.56); 1065-1065 lbs low 
dressing (1065) 41.00 (41.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 860-860 lbs high dressing 
(860) 70.00 (70.00); 815-815 lbs low dressing (815) 40.00 (40.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1040-1040 lbs low dressing (1040) 78.00 (78.00); 
1945-1945 lbs (1945) 83.00 (83.00); 1895-1895 lbs high dressing (1895) 86.00 (86.00); 
1725-1725 lbs low dressing (1725) 78.00 (78.00). 

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_LS152.txt