Smithfield Livestock Weighted Average Auction (Thu)
RA_LS759
Raleigh, NC                     Fri Oct 13, 2017      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 Market, Smithfield, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Thursday Oct 12, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  740            Last Week: 646       Last Year: 147 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were 
steady.  Moderate demand and market activity with heavy offerings.  Quality of cattle 
was average.

Slaughter cows made up 8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, and feeders 89 percent.  The feeder supply included 34 
percent steers, 43 percent heifers, and 22 percent bulls. Near 19 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    206-220    213    147.00-150.00     148.55
    9    250-298    281    140.00-164.00     152.47
   13    302-348    318    141.00-163.00     155.16
   20    354-392    371    141.00-162.00     151.04
   18    404-448    434    139.00-158.00     151.20
    4    480-494    490    141.00-159.00     148.43
   14    500-549    519    127.00-143.00     137.34
   22    564-599    589    128.00-135.00     130.21
   11    604-642    625    120.00-132.00     128.08
   15    686-698    695    119.00-132.00     129.47
    4    724-742    734    111.00-129.00     118.06
    2    758-766    762    121.00-130.00     125.52
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    314-348    336     96.00-115.00     106.72
    3    356-390    378     85.00-106.00      95.01
    5    410-436    424     88.00-108.00      97.08
                             Medium 2
    2    270-286    278    131.00-140.00     135.37
    6    300-330    317    125.00-140.00     134.53
   10    366-398    386    120.00-136.00     127.68
   11    400-448    421    110.00-138.00     124.37
    2    404-404    404        93.00          93.00   Thin
    2    466-484    475    130.00-132.00     130.98
    2    488-488    488       111.00         111.00   Thin
    3    518-536    527    114.00-118.00     116.33
    2    538-538    538       105.00         105.00   Fleshy
    2    650-674    662    106.00-110.00     108.04
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    312-334    323     74.00-86.00       80.20
                             Small 3
    2    320-320    320     44.00-53.00       48.50
    2    406-412    409     40.00-59.00       49.43
                             Holstein Large 3
    3    838-838    838        78.00          78.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    158-182    171    136.00-150.00     141.32
    5    252-298    283    130.00-143.00     136.91
   13    306-348    324    126.00-138.00     132.22
   16    358-398    374    124.00-137.00     131.04
    8    404-448    428    123.00-137.00     129.52
   22    450-498    464    121.00-137.00     128.54
   16    500-546    525    115.00-127.00     119.83
    2    542-542    542       111.00         111.00   Fleshy
   17    554-596    573    114.00-119.00     115.95
    2    592-592    592       111.00         111.00   Fleshy
   13    601-626    607    110.00-116.00     112.69
    8    650-698    666    105.00-113.00     108.87
    5    702-748    727    100.00-115.00     105.90
                             Small 1 - 2
    3    354-390    377     88.00-100.00      94.16
    2    414-426    420     79.00-95.00       86.89
    3    480-488    484     79.00-88.00       84.36
                             Medium 2
    5    250-294    274    110.00-125.00     119.44
    9    302-342    330    112.00-125.00     118.62
   25    350-398    376     98.00-124.00     114.92
    2    354-354    354        97.00          97.00   Thin
   21    400-448    422     95.00-121.00     112.29
   20    458-498    482    101.00-120.00     110.46
    2    490-490    490        95.00          95.00   Fleshy
   17    500-544    524    100.00-114.00     108.98
    8    550-586    569     96.00-114.00     105.73
    3    600-638    623     92.00-105.00      98.87
    2    650-658    654     70.00-80.00       74.97
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    382-392    387     82.00-86.00       83.97

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   20    452-498    473    131.00-159.00     142.27
   27    502-546    523    120.00-136.50     130.74
    7    560-596    575    121.00-134.00     128.41
   10    604-642    622    109.00-128.00     119.13
    7    655-674    660    107.00-126.00     119.23
    4    687-687    687       106.00         106.00   Fleshy
    2    702-710    706     97.00-109.00     102.97
    2    780-780    780    103.00-106.00     104.50
                             Medium 2
   10    458-496    479     98.00-130.00     114.70
   14    502-536    516     94.00-119.00     107.00
   16    556-598    580     95.00-115.00     106.43
    5    600-638    620     89.00-106.00      98.81
    5    654-672    660     84.00-102.00      94.54

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1006-1380  1214     55.00-66.00       58.76
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   22    902-1398  1111     52.00-63.00       58.90
    2    998-998    998        65.00          65.00   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    788-794    791     47.00-55.00       50.98
   15    858-1388  1074     49.00-56.00       52.12
    6    826-1166  1006     41.00-46.00       44.13   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1014-1374  1149     71.00-85.00       76.51
    2   1264-1406  1335        63.00          63.00   Low Dressing
    8   1698-2304  1955     74.00-81.00       76.17

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (2) Medium 1 and 2 986 lbs middle age cows with 120 lbs calves 
925.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1246 lbs middle age cows with 160 lbs calves 1200.00 
per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsRA_LS759.txt