Norwood Weighted Average Auction
RA_LS758
Raleigh, NC                    Thu May 17, 2018     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.***

Stanly County Livestock, Norwood, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday May 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  731          Last Week: 884       Last Year:  522

Compared to last week slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle were mostly 
steady to 3.00 lower.  Good demand with moderate buyer activity.  Moderate offerings 
with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 17 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 7 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 73 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 20 percent steers, 50 percent heifers, and 30 percent bulls. Near 17 
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    200-225    213    155.00-156.00     155.53
    2    280-280    280    154.00-162.00     158.00
    3    325-340    333    152.00-157.00     153.84
    8    350-395    371    145.00-155.00     147.21
    4    405-440    421    140.00-150.00     147.34
    8    450-480    468    140.00-150.00     143.99
   11    500-540    521    137.00-145.00     141.57
    9    550-595    573    131.00-141.00     136.51
    3    610-630    617    130.00-133.00     131.67
    2    665-695    680    120.00-128.00     124.09
    5    750-757    754       130.00         130.00
                             Medium 2
    2    280-280    280    140.00-150.00     145.00
    5    300-320    311    138.00-145.00     142.04
    7    350-395    371    135.00-144.00     139.59
                             Medium 3
    5    320-345    334    125.00-130.00     127.02
    2    380-380    380    115.00-125.00     120.00
                             Small 3
    2    260-290    275       110.00         110.00
    2    355-375    365     73.00-83.00       78.14
                             Holstein Large 3
    2    505-515    510     69.00-93.00       80.88

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    270-295    287    131.00-141.00     135.80
    5    310-345    334    133.00-140.00     136.61
   18    355-395    381    128.00-137.00     132.15
   15    400-440    420    128.00-138.00     132.05
   23    450-495    473    126.00-135.00     129.42
   32    500-545    522    120.00-130.00     125.46
   17    550-595    575    120.00-130.00     124.71
   11    600-635    616    111.00-121.00     114.98
    5    650-670    660    113.00-118.00     115.18
    2    725-735    730    108.00-114.00     110.98
                             Medium 2
    2    220-245    233    115.00-120.00     117.37
    3    260-290    275    115.00-124.00     120.34
    4    300-330    320    115.00-125.00     118.16
    5    350-395    373    118.00-122.00     119.61
    9    400-445    428    119.00-127.00     123.69
    6    450-490    472    118.00-125.00     123.02
    9    505-545    530    110.00-119.00     114.86
    8    550-595    576    110.00-119.00     114.58
    2    605-605    605       102.00         102.00
    3    675-690    682    100.00-107.00     104.36
                             Small 2
    2    400-400    400     94.00-100.00      97.00
                             Medium 3
    5    360-395    380    107.50-115.00     110.31
    7    410-440    424    110.00-116.00     112.69
    2    465-490    478       100.00         100.00
    4    500-530    515     96.00-105.00      99.93
    2    550-575    563    104.00-105.00     104.49
                             Small 3
    2    280-290    285     85.00-87.50       86.23   Thin
    5    365-395    383     91.00-102.00      97.34
    2    365-380    373     70.00-73.00       71.53   Thin
    2    435-440    438        86.00          86.00   Brahman X

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    400-440    420    136.00-145.00     140.75
   24    450-495    473    131.00-141.00     135.92
   16    500-545    522    130.00-139.00     133.63
   13    555-595    574    125.00-134.00     128.92
   11    600-645    621    120.00-130.00     126.29
    8    660-695    678    114.00-122.00     119.72
    5    720-735    727    110.00-119.00     114.01
    2    760-770    765    108.00-109.00     108.50
    2    905-935    920     83.00-92.00       87.43
                             Medium 2
   12    405-445    424    122.00-132.00     128.57
   11    450-490    472    120.00-130.00     124.12
    3    510-530    518    120.00-125.00     123.34
    3    555-585    572    118.00-120.00     119.33
    4    610-630    615    110.00-119.00     114.78
                             Medium 3
    3    400-410    405    112.00-115.00     113.66
    2    520-525    523    107.00-113.00     110.01

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1030-1190  1110    625.00-675.00     648.20   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
   14    900-1160  1029    475.00-850.00     633.15   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    3   1200-1375  1268    700.00-875.00     783.67   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10   1040-1370  1268     52.00-58.00       55.40
    9   1020-1380  1266     62.00-75.00       66.62   High Dressing
   11   1475-1705  1555     55.00-60.00       56.16
    3   1465-1530  1500     64.00-76.00       68.34   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   27    905-1320  1093     50.00-61.00       55.39
   16    905-1225  1082     61.00-74.00       66.08   High Dressing
   10    945-1195  1060     43.00-49.00       45.49   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    8    625-795    711     51.00-60.00       56.24
    2    550-675    613        63.00          63.00   High Dressing
    6    650-780    723     30.00-48.00       41.40   Low Dressing
    3    805-895    837     50.00-59.00       55.38
    2    875-900    888     32.00-47.00       39.61   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1090-1475  1322     84.00-85.00       84.63
    3   1760-2240  2070     84.00-89.00       86.14
    3   1630-2350  1947     90.00-104.00      95.30   High Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (27) Small 1 and 2 715-895 lbs middle age cows with 170-460 lbs 
calves 725.00-1150.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 910-1055 lbs middle age cows with 
215-420 lbs calves 925.00-1325.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1100-1300 lbs middle age 
cows with 230-350 lbs calves 750.00-1250.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS758.txt