SC Weekly Wtd Avg Auction Cattle Summary (Fri)
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Columbia, SC      Fri Mar 15, 2019     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda, Williamston, Chester, Darlington, Laurens, Orangeburg for the 
Week Ending Friday Mar 15, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  2527          Last week:  1672		Last year:  1836

Compared to last week feeder steers and feeder bulls unevenly steady, 
feeder heifers steady, slaughter cows unevenly steady, slaughter bulls 
2.00 higher.  Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, 
slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 7 percent, other cows 2 
percent, and feeders 76 percent.  The feeder supply included 30 percent 
steers, 49 percent heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 16 percent of the 
run weighed over 600 lbs. *** This report reflects prices of the majority 
of cattle with a USDA grade, weight and sex for this week. This report 
does not represent all animals at the sales for this week. ***

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16    220-240    231    170.00-187.50      179.89
   19    250-295    272    170.00-185.00      180.18
    6    255-295    270    190.00-202.50      195.37  Fancy
   34    300-345    326    170.00-185.00      178.76
   30    350-395    372    170.00-185.00      175.32
   14    400-448    424    160.00-177.00      167.54
   22    450-496    479    160.00-170.00      164.97
   13    500-545    523    150.00-160.00      156.35
    8    550-585    568    147.00-157.00      151.84
   10    600-645    628    135.00-147.00      141.82
   12    665-685    679    127.00-135.00      132.08
    9    700-747    736    125.00-127.00      126.24
    7    760-780    774    115.00-125.00      119.56
                             Small 1 - 2
    7    200-245    221    130.00-140.00      135.45
    8    315-345    334    135.00-147.50      140.24
   12    355-395    383    130.00-140.00      133.71
                             Medium 2
   12    200-245    229    150.00-167.50      157.52
   12    265-295    278    155.00-167.50      160.62
   11    315-340    330    155.00-167.50      162.06
   32    350-395    374    150.00-162.00      153.56
    9    405-415    407    142.50-157.50      152.35
    7    470-495    484    145.00-157.00      151.72
    8    530-545    535    130.00-142.00      139.60
    7    600-640    626    121.00-132.50      128.66
                             Holstein Large 3
    6    794-794    794        58.00           58.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    200-245    222    155.00-160.00      157.95
   28    305-345    326    145.00-157.50      150.13
   44    350-395    366    142.50-157.50      149.22
   51    400-445    423    135.00-150.00      141.54
   74    450-495    472    132.00-146.00      138.26
   61    500-545    522    128.00-140.00      133.61
   33    550-595    571    125.00-137.50      130.08
   20    600-640    621    115.00-128.00      123.09
    7    646-646    646       130.00          130.00  Value Added
    9    650-685    664    116.00-124.00      118.89
   23    750-762    761    114.00-117.00      115.48
                             Small 1 - 2
    6    205-245    220    120.00-135.00      128.54
   16    250-295    277    120.00-132.50      125.69
   14    300-345    324    120.00-132.50      125.33
    8    355-390    364    120.00-132.50      125.91
   12    400-445    419    110.00-120.00      113.40
    5    450-490    466    110.00-119.00      112.93
                             Medium 2
    5    205-245    231    137.50-145.00      141.41
   18    255-295    276    135.00-147.50      140.36
   31    300-345    331    130.00-145.00      136.06
   38    350-395    379    130.00-145.00      136.87
   30    400-445    418    125.00-135.00      130.97
   30    450-495    471    119.00-130.00      125.17
   13    505-545    528    118.00-125.00      122.05
   14    550-595    571    114.00-125.00      120.20
   12    600-645    623    110.00-115.00      111.56
    5    650-695    669    104.00-115.00      107.20

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27    400-445    418    160.00-177.00      165.85
   29    450-495    474    150.00-165.00      157.74
   28    500-535    510    145.00-158.00      150.81
   10    550-590    570    140.00-150.00      143.97
   16    600-635    619    130.00-144.00      135.81
    6    660-685    674    117.00-127.00      120.97
                             Small 1 - 2
   14    405-440    423    122.50-135.00      128.65
    6    465-490    478    122.50-135.00      129.08
                             Medium 2
   36    400-445    426    140.00-150.00      143.09
   28    450-495    471    137.00-150.00      143.15
   22    500-545    523    130.00-141.00      135.90
   14    560-590    576    127.00-138.00      133.55
    5    615-645    632    112.50-126.00      118.98

Bred Cows                  Small 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    750-890    810    665.00-800.00     705.83   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    5    650-885    772    420.00-675.00     556.91   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1250-1340  1304     60.00-66.00       63.39
   10   1410-1685  1507     61.00-75.00       65.62
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   82    925-1395  1180     60.00-82.00       68.05
   26    905-1345  1104     46.00-59.00       52.79 Low Dressing
   20   1405-1605  1456     60.00-75.00       67.80
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    8    700-790    768     35.00-47.50       40.57 Low Dressing
   26    810-1380  1033     55.00-66.00       58.94
   30    800-1210   918     35.00-54.00       45.62 Low Dressing
    6   1405-1530  1441     61.00-67.00       64.04

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  [55]   Medium and Large 1-2 915-1560 lbs Young to 
Middle Age Cows with 100-360 lbs calves 750.00-1350.00 per pair.  Small 
to Medium 1-2 660-1125 lbs Young to Middle Age Cows with 100-305 lbs 
calves 625.00-1150.00 per pair.

   Goats: [352]  Week Ago: 164.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 42.50-60.00, 20-40 lbs 40.00-
95.00, 40-60 lbs 100.00-125.00, 60-80 lbs 125.00-165.00; Sel 2 N/A.  
Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 95.00-110.00, 100-150 lbs 170.00-
210.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 80.00-160.00 and few 170.00-220.00 
Fancy, 70-100 lbs 120.00-175.00, 100-140 lbs 180.00-210.00; Sel 2 70-100 
lbs 50.00-105.00, 70-100 lbs 87.50-120.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 
lbs 130.00-160.00, 100-150 lbs 165.00-215.00, 150-250 lbs 230.00-250.00; 
Sel 2 70-100 lbs 110.00-120.00.  Pairs/Trios: Sel 1 50-70 lbs With One 
Kid Under 20 lbs 120.00-190.00 per pair, 50-70 lbs with Two Kids Under 20 
lbs 200.00-280.00 per trio.

   Hogs: Receipts:  [203]  Week Ago: 263.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  
Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 42.00-62.50, 250-300 lbs 20.00-
56.00, 300-350 lbs 40.00-55.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 16.00-38.00, 
400-450 lbs 15.00-70.00, 450-500 lbs 20.00-57.50, 500-600 lbs 34.00-
42.00, Over 600 lbs 36.00-39.00.  Boars: Over 300 lbs 3.00-4.00.  BBQ 
Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 25.00-85.00.  Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 Under 100 
lbs 17.50-52.50 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    945-1095  1014    624.00-849.00     744.38   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    8    630-880    758    550.00-860.00     671.25   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    6    675-870    748    325.00-560.00     459.43   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1080-1465  1336     80.00-96.00       88.91
    5   1230-1410  1300     61.00-80.00       70.59 Low Dressing
   11   1515-2045  1752     80.00-95.00       89.16

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
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