SC Weekly Wtd Avg Auction Cattle Summary (Fri)
USDA - Fri Feb 22, 6:28AM CST
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Columbia, SC      Fri Feb 22, 2019     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda, Williamston, Chester, Darlington, Laurens, Orangeburg for the 
Week Ending Friday Feb 22, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  1565          Last week:  1989		Last year: 3481

Compared to last week all classes of feeder cattle steady to 2.00 lower, 
slaughter cows and slaughter bulls steady.

Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 
percent, replacement cows 4 percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 80 
percent.  The feeder supply included 30 percent steers, 52 percent 
heifers, and 19 percent bulls. Near 12 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
   17    255-295    278    165.00-180.00      169.59
   30    305-345    324    165.00-179.00      169.99
   20    350-395    369    162.50-177.00      167.20
   14    400-435    415    153.00-166.00      160.19
   24    453-497    486    150.00-160.00      152.87
    5    510-545    530    142.50-157.00      150.52
                             Small 1 - 2
    7    250-290    271    130.00-140.00      133.20
    6    305-340    324    135.00-140.00      138.11
   13    350-395    376    123.00-135.00      128.59
                             Medium 2
    5    220-245    237    145.00-160.00      153.06
   11    250-295    270    145.00-160.00      152.64
   18    300-345    323    145.00-160.00      152.40
   28    350-395    375    140.00-155.00      146.94
    6    455-495    465    135.00-147.00      142.06
    8    505-545    524    135.00-146.00      139.73
    6    555-590    576    130.00-138.00      134.04
    5    600-645    624    115.00-129.00      120.35
                             Holstein Large 3
    5    551-580    557     57.50-72.50        69.38

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    255-295    279    145.00-160.00      149.65
   23    300-345    327    135.00-150.00      144.80
   62    350-395    380    135.00-150.00      141.62
   35    400-445    422    130.00-143.00      134.53
   48    450-495    470    124.00-136.00      129.90
   32    500-540    516    124.00-135.00      129.24
   26    550-595    563    120.00-130.00      125.58
   10    600-640    613    116.00-125.00      119.89
                             Small 1 - 2
    8    305-345    326    120.00-127.50      121.90
    9    350-390    372    114.00-120.00      117.18
   10    400-445    426    110.00-118.00      112.55
                             Medium 2
   15    250-295    275    128.00-140.00      134.24
   14    300-345    319    126.00-140.00      134.56
   21    355-395    379    125.00-135.00      129.98
   18    400-445    428    115.00-128.00      123.02
   20    455-485    469    115.00-123.00      118.45
   17    505-545    521    115.00-123.00      118.80
   13    555-590    572    110.00-120.00      115.86
   14    605-640    614    108.00-115.00      111.35
   10    650-695    671    108.00-115.00      112.31

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17    400-445    418    155.00-170.00      159.68
   22    450-495    463    143.00-154.00      150.09
   12    500-540    516    136.00-150.00      143.07
    6    550-585    568    125.00-137.50      131.32
   10    600-625    610    120.00-127.00      124.18
                             Medium 2
   16    405-445    430    132.50-146.00      138.98
   25    450-495    474    130.00-141.00      136.57
   16    500-545    519    125.00-138.00      131.78
   10    550-595    580    122.00-135.00      128.88

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1035-1195  1113   700.00-1010.00     786.54   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1415-1650  1511     49.00-64.00       55.27
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   63    950-1395  1174     55.00-72.00       63.16
    5   1195-1345  1244     71.00-84.00       77.25 High Dressing
   10    900-1340  1117     45.00-55.00       49.02 Low Dressing
   12   1450-1980  1580     57.00-71.00       63.25
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    6    600-785    688     35.00-48.00       40.24 Low Dressing
    9    890-1095   968     50.00-61.00       55.96
    8    860-1095  1017     36.00-46.00       40.28 Low Dressing

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  [12]   Medium and Large 1-2 880-1150 lbs Young to 
Middle Age Cows with 100-200 lbs calves 780.00-1035.00 per pair.  Small 
1-2 600-805 lbs Young to Middle Age Cows with 115-315 lbs calves 600.00-
735.00 per pair.

   Goats: [269]  Week Ago: 279.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 30.00-65.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-
105.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00-125.00, 60-80 lbs 135.00-145.00; Sel 2 N/A.  
Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 115.00-210.00, 100-150 lbs 155.00-
255.00, 150-250 lbs couple @ 295.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 
80.00-125.00, 70-100 lbs 120.00-155.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-180.00 and one 
@ 200.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 40.00-95.00, 70-100 lbs 85.00-115.00.  
Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-140.00, 100-150 lbs 160.00-175.00, 
150-250 lbs 215.00-250.00; Sel 2 N/A.  Pairs/Trios: Sel 1 50-70 lbs with 
One Kid Under 20 lbs 145.00-175.00 per pair, 50-70 lbs with Two Kids 
Under 20 lbs 195.00 per trio; Sel 2 50-70 lbs With Two Kids Under 20 lb
140.00 per trio.

   Hogs: Receipts:  [254]  Week Ago: 346.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  
Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 33.00-75.00, 250-300 lbs N/A, 300-
350 lbs 31.00-73.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 25.00-62.50, 400-450 lbs 
10.00-38.00, 450-500 lbs 20.00-31.00, 500-600 lbs 33.00-53.00, Over 600 
lbs 25.00-51.00.  Boars: 200-300 lbs 19.00-20.00, Over 300 lbs 3.00-
12.00.  BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 60.00-72.50.  Feeder Pigs: 
US 1-3 Under 100 lbs 14.00-32.00 per head.


Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    990-1135  1082    850.00-950.00     923.55   Per Head
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    5    910-1060   993    498.00-660.00     586.50   Per Head
                            Small 2 Young
    6    625-760    695    350.00-540.00     445.77   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1065-1465  1294     83.00-90.00       85.43
    9   1540-1945  1774     83.00-95.00       87.56

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