Turnersburg Auction
USDA - Tue Feb 12, 8:44AM CST
RA_LS148
Raleigh, NC                       Tue Feb 12, 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.***

Harward Brothers Livestock Market, Turnersburg, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Monday Feb 11, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  1337            Last Week:  1326      Last Year: 724 

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were mostly steady with bulls mostly 1.00 
lower.  Feeder cattle were mostly steady to 4.00 higher.  Good demand with active 
market activity.  Moderate offerings with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 19 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 2 percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 34 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 26 percent bulls. Near 13 
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 1-2 240-245 lbs (242) 155.00-180.00 (166.59); 255-
295 lbs (282) 155.00-190.00 (168.77); 300-345 lbs (326) 155.00-190.00 (174.17); 320-
340 lbs fleshy (330) 152.50 (152.50); 350-390 lbs (371) 155.00-180.00 (162.31); 405-
445 lbs (425) 160.00-173.00 (165.60); 455-497 lbs (484) 154.00-166.00 (159.99); 500-
545 lbs (527) 146.00-158.50 (156.17); 555-596 lbs (576) 142.00-155.00 (150.99); 650-
680 lbs (667) 138.00-141.00 (139.69); 715-725 lbs (722) 139.00-140.00 (139.33); 756-
775 lbs (758) 135.00-141.00 (140.44); 805-805 lbs (805) 131.00-135.00 (133.00).  
Small 1-2 200-235 lbs (223) 110.00-122.50 (114.66); 260-285 lbs (273) 105.00-120.00 
(111.55); 315-340 lbs (326) 110.00-120.00 (114.86); 350-390 lbs (370) 110.00-117.00 
(113.03); 650-695 lbs (673) 112.00-119.00 (115.38).  Medium 2 260-295 lbs (278) 
127.50-150.00 (135.91); 305-345 lbs (329) 130.00-147.50 (136.04); 350-395 lbs (377) 
128.00-152.50 (139.58); 405-420 lbs (412) 127.50-137.50 (133.28); 450-495 lbs (480) 
122.50-145.00 (133.00); 500-545 lbs (523) 123.00-126.00 (124.56); 555-575 lbs (563) 
122.00-136.00 (132.55); 610-645 lbs (628) 125.00-132.00 (127.60).  Medium and Large 3 
255-265 lbs thin (260) 90.00-102.50 (96.37).

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 305-340 lbs (325) 140.00-154.00 (147.84); 
350-395 lbs (371) 135.00-150.00 (142.98); 400-449 lbs (434) 132.50-143.00 (136.03); 
460-490 lbs (475) 129.00-138.00 (133.65); 500-525 lbs (513) 126.00-133.50 (129.66); 
555-587 lbs (579) 126.00-129.00 (128.31); 625-625 lbs (625) 125.50 (125.50).  Small 
1-2 205-235 lbs (217) 110.00-120.00 (114.77); 200-230 lbs thin (215) 90.00-100.00 
(96.43); 255-285 lbs (268) 115.00-120.00 (118.35); 250-265 lbs thin (258) 92.50-
102.50 (99.32); 305-325 lbs (316) 110.00-120.00 (113.77); 355-390 lbs (376) 110.00-
120.00 (116.77); 410-435 lbs (424) 110.00-120.00 (115.46); 410-415 lbs fleshy (413) 
100.00 (100.00); 450-470 lbs (461) 105.00-120.00 (115.23); 530-540 lbs (535) 105.00-
121.00 (111.49); 555-595 lbs (572) 105.00-120.00 (112.86); 615-635 lbs (627) 111.00-
117.50 (114.50); 650-680 lbs (666) 112.00-117.00 (115.03).  Medium 2 205-245 lbs 
(225) 125.00-130.00 (127.72); 303-338 lbs (327) 120.00-130.00 (125.19); 365-395 lbs 
(378) 124.00-131.00 (126.57); 408-445 lbs (418) 122.00-131.00 (128.63); 460-495 lbs 
(479) 120.00-128.00 (124.82); 500-540 lbs (521) 121.00-125.00 (123.31); 555-595 lbs 
(571) 120.00-125.00 (123.50).  Medium and Large 3 308-325 lbs (313) 110.00-120.00 
(114.97); 360-370 lbs thin (365) 100.00 (100.00); 415-435 lbs (425) 120.00 (120.00); 
475-485 lbs (480) 117.50-122.00 (119.77); 550-590 lbs (570) 111.00-112.00 (111.48); 
640-640 lbs (640) 105.00-106.00 (105.50). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-445 lbs (420) 150.00-170.00 (160.65); 416-
417 lbs thin (417) 147.00-149.00 (147.73); 450-495 lbs (467) 143.00-162.00 (148.99); 
500-548 lbs (525) 138.00-151.00 (142.76); 550-595 lbs (573) 134.00-144.00 (137.54); 
600-600 lbs (600) 134.00-147.00 (140.50).  Small 1-2 460-485 lbs (473) 105.00-115.00 
(109.87); 545-545 lbs (545) 110.00-120.00 (115.00); 548-548 lbs fleshy (548) 100.00 
(100.00); 555-555 lbs (555) 113.00-120.00 (116.50); 660-698 lbs (677) 105.00-119.00 
(113.21); 705-715 lbs (708) 108.00-119.00 (112.98); 750-765 lbs (757) 99.00-109.00 
(104.68).  Medium 2 400-440 lbs (422) 130.00-147.50 (136.88); 465-495 lbs (477) 
125.00-140.00 (134.17); 500-535 lbs (517) 126.00-134.00 (130.57); 550-595 lbs (580) 
122.50-133.00 (128.36); 600-640 lbs (616) 120.00-133.00 (125.85).  Medium and Large 3 
655-690 lbs (672) 112.00-115.00 (113.97). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 960-1130 lbs (1045) 625.00-650.00 per head 
7-9 months bred (636.48). Small 1-2 Young 850-870 lbs (860) 818.00-850.00 per head 1-
3 months bred (833.81). 690-855 lbs (773) 500.00-750.00 per head 4-6 months bred 
(638.35).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1270-1300 lbs (1283) 49.00-55.00 
(51.33); 1430-1600 lbs (1515) 52.00-56.00 (54.11); 1440-1885 lbs high dressing (1681) 
58.00-63.00 (60.18).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 790-875 lbs (838) 49.00-50.00 (49.34); 
905-1360 lbs (1115) 48.00-57.00 (53.65); 1005-1390 lbs high dressing (1188) 58.00-
64.00 (60.62); 1405-1870 lbs (1611) 49.00-57.00 (53.53); 1430-1915 lbs high dressing 
(1641) 58.00-65.00 (61.19).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 620-775 lbs (714) 38.00-47.00 
(41.39); 820-1330 lbs (1080) 38.00-47.00 (42.70); 805-1355 lbs low dressing (1062) 
28.00-36.00 (33.27); 1420-1500 lbs (1454) 44.00-48.00 (46.27). 

   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 925-1165 lbs (1006) 409.00-606.00 per 
head (468.40).  Small 1-2 Young 710-885 lbs (828) 419.00-611.00 per head (503.44).  
Small 1-2 Middle Aged 675-850 lbs (755) 270.00-403.00 per head (359.04). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1020-1405 lbs (1201) 70.00-79.00 (73.68); 1155-
1200 lbs high dressing (1178) 87.00-91.00 (88.96); 1015-1380 lbs low dressing (1182) 
50.00-64.00 (57.92); 1525-1970 lbs (1687) 72.00-79.00 (75.96); 1570-2000 lbs high 
dressing (1796) 83.00-90.00 (86.24). 

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (10) Small 1 and 2 610-740 lbs middle age cows with 265-300 lbs 
calves 325.00-500.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 940-1090 lbs middle age cows with 150-
385 lbs calves 850.00-1100.00 per pair.  Large 1 and 2 1235-1480 lbs middle age cows 
with 75-260 lbs calves 900.00-1100.00 per pair.

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 7.50-15.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3154 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS148.txt