Norwood Auction Livestock
USDA - Thu May 16, 4:41AM CDT
RA_LS149
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.***

Stanly County Livestock, Norwood, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday May 15, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  815           Last Week:  906      Last Year: 731

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were 3.00 to 5.00 higher with bulls were 2.00 
to 5.00 higher.  Feeder cattle were mostly 5.00 to 15.00 lower.  Moderate demand, 
buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 16 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 6 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 34 percent steers, 44 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 1-2 315-340 lbs (330) 150.00-155.00 (153.75); 355-
395 lbs (372) 145.00-160.00 (152.95); 400-445 lbs (423) 148.00-152.00 (149.95); 515-
545 lbs (534) 137.50-140.00 (139.49); 550-575 lbs (568) 140.00-145.00 (141.21); 600-
603 lbs (602) 135.00-138.00 (137.00); 653-660 lbs (657) 133.00-134.00 (133.60); 725-
735 lbs (730) 121.00-122.00 (121.50).  Small 1-2 200-230 lbs (215) 120.00 (120.00); 
265-290 lbs (278) 117.50-120.00 (118.81); 300-335 lbs (323) 110.00-120.00 (117.40); 
555-555 lbs (555) 112.50-115.00 (113.75); 605-610 lbs (608) 110.00-116.00 (112.99); 
685-685 lbs (685) 110.00-115.00 (112.50).  Medium 2 175-185 lbs (180) 137.50-145.00 
(141.35); 200-235 lbs (222) 130.00-147.50 (137.82); 250-290 lbs (276) 125.00-145.00 
(134.95); 300-345 lbs (324) 127.50-145.00 (137.99); 350-395 lbs (371) 122.00-145.00 
(134.71); 400-448 lbs (424) 130.00-146.00 (137.43); 455-485 lbs (468) 136.00-147.00 
(142.52); 550-585 lbs (568) 136.00-137.00 (136.48); 605-620 lbs (613) 125.00 
(125.00); 655-660 lbs (658) 126.00-130.00 (128.01).  Medium and Large 3 410-420 lbs 
(415) 110.00-120.00 (115.06); 715-725 lbs (720) 110.00-116.00 (113.02); 800-815 lbs 
thin (808) 90.00 (90.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 220-245 lbs (230) 137.50-142.50 (140.87); 
270-280 lbs (275) 140.00 (140.00); 325-330 lbs (328) 135.00-140.00 (137.52); 355-395 
lbs (376) 135.00-139.00 (136.92); 405-425 lbs (415) 135.00 (135.00).  Small 1-2 160-
185 lbs (173) 102.50-112.50 (107.14); 290-295 lbs (293) 110.00-120.00 (115.04); 320-
345 lbs (334) 115.00-120.00 (118.71); 350-390 lbs (376) 110.00-120.00 (117.95); 400-
425 lbs (413) 110.00-120.00 (117.52); 450-495 lbs (471) 110.00-120.00 (114.84); 480-
480 lbs fleshy (480) 100.00 (100.00); 505-540 lbs (518) 110.00-120.00 (116.19); 550-
590 lbs (566) 110.00-120.00 (117.35); 618-637 lbs (625) 105.00-119.00 (111.33); 708-
708 lbs (708) 110.00 (110.00); 700-710 lbs fleshy (705) 96.00-101.00 (98.48).  Medium 
2 270-295 lbs (283) 125.00-130.00 (127.61); 300-345 lbs (330) 125.00-132.00 (128.45); 
350-395 lbs (372) 122.50-132.50 (127.38); 400-445 lbs (421) 122.00-132.00 (128.39); 
450-490 lbs (469) 121.00-134.00 (124.83); 515-520 lbs (518) 122.00-123.00 (122.50); 
550-585 lbs (575) 123.00-124.00 (123.61); 605-605 lbs (605) 123.00 (123.00).  Medium 
and Large 3 280-285 lbs (283) 110.00-117.50 (113.72); 315-320 lbs (318) 120.00 
(120.00); 390-395 lbs (393) 110.00-120.00 (115.03); 400-405 lbs thin (403) 100.00 
(100.00); 505-520 lbs (510) 110.00-119.00 (115.62); 555-575 lbs (560) 105.00-119.00 
(109.96); 600-620 lbs (607) 105.00-112.00 (107.64); 650-655 lbs (652) 103.00-107.00 
(104.67). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 405-435 lbs (421) 145.00-155.00 (150.27); 450-
465 lbs (458) 143.00-147.00 (144.99); 505-535 lbs (516) 137.00-139.00 (137.99); 550-
555 lbs (553) 136.00-142.00 (138.99).  Small 1-2 415-430 lbs (423) 107.50-110.00 
(108.77); 505-545 lbs (526) 107.50-120.00 (115.41); 600-635 lbs (617) 110.00-119.00 
(113.02); 680-680 lbs (680) 110.00-120.00 (115.00); 750-755 lbs fleshy (753) 94.00-
95.00 (94.50).  Medium 2 400-445 lbs (425) 130.00-142.00 (137.35); 450-495 lbs (469) 
122.50-140.00 (134.04); 500-530 lbs (513) 126.00-134.00 (130.31); 550-595 lbs (569) 
121.00-130.00 (124.66).  Medium and Large 3 560-565 lbs (563) 110.00 (110.00); 650-
690 lbs (665) 105.00-106.00 (105.33); 650-695 lbs thin (673) 95.00-100.00 (97.42). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 960-1195 lbs (1084) 675.00-850.00 per 
head 1-3 months bred (785.92); 1225-1320 lbs (1273) 775.00-875.00 per head 1-3 months 
bred (826.87). Small 1-2 Middle Aged 870-880 lbs (873) 475.00-625.00 per head 4-6 
months bred (550.29).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1035-1390 lbs (1281) 58.00-66.00 
(61.35); 1420-1555 lbs (1511) 55.00-65.00 (61.09).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 860-895 
lbs (876) 54.00-64.00 (59.02); 900-1310 lbs (1084) 55.00-66.00 (60.63); 950-1385 lbs 
high dressing (1203) 67.00-79.00 (71.85); 1460-1490 lbs high dressing (1475) 68.00-
69.00 (68.51).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 765-765 lbs (765) 44.00-50.00 (47.00); 635-
795 lbs low dressing (724) 30.00-42.50 (35.89); 830-1190 lbs (986) 44.00-54.00 
(49.83); 895-1215 lbs low dressing (998) 30.00-42.00 (38.60). 

   Other Cows: Small 1-2 Young 605-810 lbs (706) 287.00-641.00 per head (477.58).  
Small 1-2 Middle Aged 610-750 lbs (674) 244.00-389.00 per head (323.75). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1135-1425 lbs (1255) 74.00-88.00 (79.36); 1000-
1325 lbs low dressing (1133) 60.00-72.00 (65.26); 1725-2155 lbs (1940) 74.00-87.00 
(79.78); 1800-1905 lbs high dressing (1845) 91.00-96.00 (92.97). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (17) Small 1 and 2 645-830 lbs middle age cows with 55-410 lbs 
calves 500.00-950.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 890-1060 lbs middle age cows with 185-
275 lbs calves 725.00-1100.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1120 lbs middle age cows with 
325 lbs calves 1150.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3154 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS149.txt