North Wilkesboro Livestock Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
USDA - Thu May 16, 4:34AM CDT
RA_LS753
Raleigh, NC                   Thu May 16, 2019     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.***

Wilkes Livestock Exchange, North Wilkesboro, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday May 15, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  142          Last Week: 192      Last Year: 179 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle mostly 
steady to 4.00 lower.  Moderate demand and buyer activity.  Light offerings with 
quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 22 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, and feeders 73 percent.  The feeder supply included 37 
percent steers, 31 percent heifers, and 32 percent bulls. Near 20 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    230-230    230       140.00         140.00
    2    280-295    288    165.00-171.00     168.08
    2    305-320    313    159.00-166.00     162.58
    2    370-385    378    143.00-151.00     146.92
    5    552-595    564    123.00-132.00     124.82
    1    650-650    650       120.00         120.00
    1    835-835    835       111.00         111.00
    1    940-940    940       104.00         104.00
                             Medium 2
    1    280-280    280       140.00         140.00
    7    305-335    312    139.00-145.00     140.80
    1    355-355    355       131.00         131.00
    1    675-675    675       102.00         102.00
                             Small 3
    1    275-275    275        80.00          80.00
    1    370-370    370       100.00         100.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    355-355    355        42.00          42.00
    1    455-455    455        72.00          72.00
    1    535-535    535        45.00          45.00
    2    580-580    580     44.00-46.00       45.00
    2    655-660    658     76.00-91.00       83.53

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    210-210    210       150.00         150.00
    4    350-370    355    125.00-135.00     127.61
    2    430-440    435    124.00-128.00     126.02
    1    485-485    485       130.00         130.00
    2    530-540    535    108.00-110.00     109.01
    2    550-560    555    118.00-122.00     119.98
    2    605-615    610    115.00-118.00     116.49
    1    700-700    700        99.00          99.00
                             Medium 2
    3    358-358    358       121.00         121.00
    2    430-430    430       110.00         110.00
    1    470-470    470       114.00         114.00
    1    575-575    575       107.00         107.00
                             Small 2
    1    370-370    370       100.00         100.00
    2    455-460    458     96.00-100.00      97.99
                             Small 3
    1    245-245    245        45.00          45.00   Thin
    1    475-475    475        75.00          75.00
    1    560-560    560        85.00          85.00   Brahman X

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    432-440    435    139.00-146.00     141.36
    3    460-495    472    142.00-150.00     147.20
    4    500-535    525    131.00-135.00     131.95
    5    550-595    562    125.00-130.00     126.65
    5    610-633    625    115.00-120.00     118.04
    1    680-680    680       126.00         126.00
    1    745-745    745       115.00         115.00
                             Medium 2
    1    475-475    475       138.00         138.00
    1    525-525    525       124.00         124.00
    2    655-655    655       107.00         107.00
                             Small 2
    1    625-625    625        90.00          90.00
                             Medium 3
    2    460-460    460    122.00-125.00     123.50
                             Small 3
    1    570-570    570        57.00          57.00   Full

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1150-1150  1150       690.00         690.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1115-1295  1247     62.00-69.00       66.03   High Dressing
    3   1435-1530  1470     67.00-68.50       67.66   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    5    965-1315  1117     53.00-56.50       54.62
    9    925-1255  1107     58.00-68.00       62.45   High Dressing
    3    925-1040   980     31.00-40.00       36.82   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    830-830    830        52.00          52.00
    1    875-875    875        59.00          59.00   High Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1175-1175  1175        82.00          82.00
    2   1060-1410  1235     78.00-78.50       78.21   Low Dressing
    1   1745-1745  1745        85.00          85.00
    1   2005-2005  2005        88.50          88.50   High Dressing

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS753.txt