Smithfield Auction
RA_LS151
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. (Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and prices 
for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 206-220 lbs (213) 147.00-150.00 (148.55); 250-
298 lbs (281) 140.00-164.00 (152.47); 302-348 lbs (318) 141.00-163.00 (155.16); 354-
392 lbs (371) 141.00-162.00 (151.04); 404-448 lbs (434) 139.00-158.00 (151.20); 480-
494 lbs (490) 141.00-159.00 (148.43); 500-549 lbs (519) 127.00-143.00 (137.34); 564-
599 lbs (589) 128.00-135.00 (130.21); 604-642 lbs (625) 120.00-132.00 (128.08); 686-
698 lbs (695) 119.00-132.00 (129.47); 724-742 lbs (734) 111.00-129.00 (118.06); 758-
766 lbs (762) 121.00-130.00 (125.52).  Small 1-2 314-348 lbs (336) 96.00-115.00 
(106.72); 356-390 lbs (378) 85.00-106.00 (95.01); 410-436 lbs (424) 88.00-108.00 
(97.08).  Medium 2 270-286 lbs (278) 131.00-140.00 (135.37); 300-330 lbs (317) 
125.00-140.00 (134.53); 366-398 lbs (386) 120.00-136.00 (127.68); 400-448 lbs (421) 
110.00-138.00 (124.37); 404-404 lbs thin (404) 93.00 (93.00); 466-484 lbs (475) 
130.00-132.00 (130.98); 488-488 lbs thin (488) 111.00 (111.00); 518-536 lbs (527) 
114.00-118.00 (116.33); 538-538 lbs fleshy (538) 105.00 (105.00); 650-674 lbs (662) 
106.00-110.00 (108.04).  Medium and Large 3 312-334 lbs (323) 74.00-86.00 (80.20).  
Small 3 320-320 lbs (320) 44.00-53.00 (48.50); 406-412 lbs (409) 40.00-59.00 (49.43).  
Holstein Large 3 838-838 lbs (838) 78.00 (78.00). 

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

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 452-498 lbs (473) 131.00-159.00 (142.27); 502-
546 lbs (523) 120.00-136.50 (130.74); 560-596 lbs (575) 121.00-134.00 (128.41); 604-
642 lbs (622) 109.00-128.00 (119.13); 655-674 lbs (660) 107.00-126.00 (119.23); 687-
687 lbs fleshy (687) 106.00 (106.00); 702-710 lbs (706) 97.00-109.00 (102.97); 780-
780 lbs (780) 103.00-106.00 (104.50). Medium 2 458-496 lbs (479) 98.00-130.00 
(114.70); 502-536 lbs (516) 94.00-119.00 (107.00); 556-598 lbs (580) 95.00-115.00 
(106.43); 600-638 lbs (620) 89.00-106.00 (98.81); 654-672 lbs (660) 84.00-102.00 
(94.54).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1006-1380 lbs (1214) 55.00-66.00 
(58.76).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 902-1398 lbs (1111) 52.00-63.00 (58.90); 998-998 
lbs high dressing (998) 65.00 (65.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 788-794 lbs (791) 
47.00-55.00 (50.98); 858-1388 lbs (1074) 49.00-56.00 (52.12); 826-1166 lbs low 
dressing (1006) 41.00-46.00 (44.13). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1014-1374 lbs (1149) 71.00-85.00 (76.51); 1264-
1406 lbs low dressing (1335) 63.00 (63.00); 1698-2304 lbs (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
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