SC Weekly Wtd Avg Auction Cattle Summary (Fri)
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 6:46AM CST
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Columbia, SC      Fri Dec 7, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda, Williamston, Chesnee, Chester, Darlington, Laurens, Orangeburg 
For the Week Ending Friday Dec 7, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  2630          Last week:  3491		Last year:  2017

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

Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 
percent, replacement cows 6 percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 77 
percent.  The feeder supply included 29 percent steers, 47 percent 
heifers, and 24 percent bulls. Near 17 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
    6    250-285    263    170.00-181.00      172.77
   22    300-335    323    167.50-180.00      173.67
   14    350-395    369    165.00-179.00      170.43
   13    400-440    415    148.00-159.00      153.33
   10    450-490    461    140.00-153.00      145.35
   14    505-545    527    133.00-145.00      139.97
   37    550-595    565    134.00-145.00      138.27
   20    600-640    624    125.00-135.00      130.31
    6    660-685    675    120.00-126.00      122.13
                             Small 1 - 2
   10    250-295    268    130.00-142.50      138.05
    5    305-340    324    130.00-140.00      134.88
   20    350-390    373    130.00-142.50      134.85
                             Medium 2
   12    250-295    283    150.00-165.00      155.97
   14    300-345    320    150.00-165.00      157.56
   36    350-395    375    145.00-160.00      149.13
    8    400-445    426    132.00-145.00      136.89
   10    455-495    473    130.00-143.00      135.07
    9    505-535    518    123.00-135.00      129.81
    6    555-590    573    120.00-130.00      124.47
    7    600-635    619    114.00-123.00      118.37
    6    650-680    659    110.00-115.00      111.68

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    270-295    288    135.00-145.00      138.69
   18    300-345    327    135.00-149.00      142.21
   24    350-390    368    134.00-147.00      139.09
   36    400-445    418    127.00-140.00      133.06
   71    450-497    472    120.00-132.50      124.01
   27    500-545    518    117.00-128.00      122.05
   13    550-585    565    115.00-125.00      118.11
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    255-285    266    120.00-130.00      124.16
    5    305-340    321    120.00-127.50      123.50
   13    350-395    368    110.00-120.00      115.06
    8    410-445    433    110.00-117.50      112.18
   11    451-495    476    110.00-115.00      111.42
    7    520-540    535    102.00-110.00      105.15
                             Medium 2
    8    265-290    279    125.00-135.00      130.00
   15    300-345    325    120.00-135.00      127.07
   28    355-395    378    120.00-132.50      125.59
   41    400-445    422    115.00-128.00      120.77
   48    450-495    471    110.00-122.00      116.13
   44    500-545    526    109.00-118.00      112.20
   35    550-595    575    107.00-117.00      110.49
   26    600-640    620    100.00-110.00      105.39
    9    655-695    672    100.00-108.00      104.10
    6    700-745    717     97.00-104.00      100.31

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   36    400-445    421    147.00-162.00      153.05
   15    450-490    464    144.00-152.00      146.97
   15    500-540    515    126.00-139.00      133.51
   17    550-595    571    120.00-129.00      124.00
    7    600-635    614    115.00-124.00      119.08
                             Small 1 - 2
    7    415-445    431    120.00-130.00      123.26
   10    450-495    472    115.00-125.00      120.14
    6    500-520    512    105.00-112.00      108.34
                             Medium 2
   23    400-445    423    132.50-145.00      136.19
   22    455-495    474    130.00-143.00      136.71
   30    505-545    527    118.00-130.00      124.17
   15    555-590    575    115.00-125.00      118.60
   25    600-645    622    105.00-115.00      109.93
   11    650-690    677    100.00-107.00      103.30
    8    700-735    718    100.00-107.00      102.36
    7    750-795    770     90.00-96.00        93.41

Bred Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    970-1095  1031    700.00-810.00     739.97   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
    6    970-1095  1055   700.00-1200.00     880.31   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    6    905-1110  1013    514.00-675.00     569.20   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    5    830-895    865    625.00-850.00     725.66   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    6    715-890    791    360.00-520.00     445.76   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1420-1785  1581     45.00-53.00       48.65
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   51    900-1395  1218     45.00-59.00       49.61
   42    900-1395  1165     35.00-46.00       40.37 Low Dressing
   20   1400-1995  1523     45.00-57.00       49.62
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    625-755    719     30.00-37.00       33.53 Low Dressing
    9    825-995    907     41.00-48.00       42.77
   25    825-1270   997     30.00-44.00       35.45 Low Dressing

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [15] Medium and Large 1-2 995-1000 lbs Young to Middle 
Age Cows with 80-150 lbs calves 725.00-850.00 per pair.  Small and Medium 
1-2 705-1125 lbs Young to Middle Age Cows with 80-380 lbs calves 690.00-
975.00 per pair.

   Goats: [284]  Week Ago: [248].  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 20.00-40.00, 20-40 lbs 50.00-
60.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00-120.00, 60-80 lbs 77.50-165.00, 80-100 lbs 90.00-
92.50; Sel 2 N/A.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs couple @ 200.00, 
100-150 lbs one @ 250.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 75.00-120.00, 
70-100 lbs 115.00-165.00, 100-140 lbs 140.00-185.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 
65.00-87.50.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 115.00-170.00, 100-150 lbs 
150.00-230.00, 150-250 lbs one @ 260.00.  

   Hogs: Receipts:  [352]  Week Ago: [329].  Reported Monday to 
Wednesday.  Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 34.00-64.00, 250-300 
lbs 37.00-60.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 15.00-41.00 and one @ 75.00, 
400-450 lbs 24.00-25.00 and one @ 75.00, 450-500 lbs 25.00-67.50, 500-
600 lbs 34.00-40.00, Over 600 lbs one @ 35.00.  Boars: Over 300 lbs one @ 
3.00.  BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 14.00-70.00.  Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 
Under 100 lbs 5.00-57.50 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    720-845    782    598.00-794.00     686.13   Per Head
    6    920-1040   983    525.00-819.00     615.69   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    9    740-875    813    484.00-667.00     536.36   Per Head
                            Small 2 Young
    5    730-885    807    485.00-580.00     548.28   Per Head
                            Small 2 Middle Aged
    6    735-890    805    350.00-455.00     397.68   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1280-1490  1395     69.00-77.00       73.50
   11   1070-1460  1305     55.00-67.00       62.29 Low Dressing
    7   1555-2150  1804     70.00-77.00       73.85
    7   1510-2330  1756     55.00-67.00       61.13 Low Dressing

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