Saluda Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
USDA - Mon Apr 15, 7:30PM CDT
CO_LS753
Columbia, SC      Mon Apr 15, 2019     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Weighted Average Report for Monday Apr 15, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  374      Last week: 720      Last year: 338 

Compared to last week feeder cattle were 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Slaughter 
cows were steady to 4.00 higher. Slaughter bulls too few to trend. 
Average offering of average to plain quality cattle with active buyer 
participation.

Slaughter cows made up 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 
percent, replacement cows 1 percent, other cows 2 percent, and feeders 84 
percent.  The feeder supply included 28 percent steers, 38 percent 
heifers, and 33 percent bulls. Near 19 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs. *** 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. ***

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    200-200    200       185.00         185.00
    2    250-255    253    157.50-165.00     161.21
    6    320-340    328    155.00-167.50     162.42
   10    350-395    370    155.00-167.50     158.71
    4    420-435    430    155.00-170.00     163.76
    4    462-475    465    154.00-160.00     155.53
    8    535-546    544    148.00-159.00     152.11
    4    563-575    567    154.00-159.00     156.01
    4    560-560    560       162.00         162.00   Value Added
    2    610-620    615    133.00-136.00     134.49
    5    655-690    676    126.00-134.00     128.74
    3    705-745    730    121.00-125.00     123.31
    2    750-780    765    116.00-125.00     120.41
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    330-345    338    115.00-125.00     119.89
                             Medium 2
    5    355-395    373    142.50-150.00     147.54
    4    425-448    442    135.00-140.00     138.80
    3    460-470    465    130.00-135.00     133.01
    3    580-588    585    135.00-138.00     137.01
    2    725-745    735    112.00-115.00     113.48
    1    845-845    845       108.00         108.00
    1    930-930    930       103.00         103.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    320-345    331    140.00-150.00     146.07
    7    350-385    369    140.00-150.00     145.35
    6    400-440    421    133.00-145.00     137.58
   20    450-495    470    130.00-141.00     135.66
   11    505-540    525    130.00-141.00     136.09
    4    555-585    569    129.00-137.00     132.45
    6    600-645    616    115.00-121.00     118.62
    2    655-685    670    114.00-116.00     114.98
    2    700-710    705    110.00-111.00     110.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    245-245    245    125.00-130.00     127.50
                             Medium 2
    4    315-340    328    130.00-135.00     133.13
    4    418-425    420    125.00-129.00     126.01
    3    455-485    470    120.00-126.00     122.27
    9    500-540    517    116.00-125.00     122.11
    5    555-595    582    115.00-123.00     118.14
    5    600-640    619    105.00-110.00     107.41
    4    660-695    678    105.00-107.00     106.01
    3    700-725    708    102.00-106.00     103.36

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    405-445    423    150.00-165.00     153.52
    5    455-495    472    150.00-160.00     154.19
    5    500-540    515    145.00-155.00     149.02
   14    550-585    566    130.00-142.00     133.45
    4    615-625    620    130.00-135.00     132.99
    6    655-683    674    119.00-125.00     122.16
    1    770-770    770       112.00         112.00
                             Medium 2
   12    405-440    425    134.00-145.00     136.83
   14    450-495    465    130.00-145.00     138.86
   11    505-545    527    125.00-138.00     131.89
    8    570-595    580    115.00-125.00     123.25
    1    745-745    745       107.00         107.00
    1    935-935    935        90.00          90.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1365-1365  1365       670.00         670.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1    930-930    930       600.00         600.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Small 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1    735-735    735       380.00         380.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1035-1355  1238     53.00-61.00       56.99
    3   1425-1605  1498     52.00-59.00       55.15
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   20   1035-1390  1161     55.00-64.00       58.88
    3   1425-1835  1583     55.00-67.00       62.46
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    885-950    919     53.00-57.00       54.81
    5    840-990    900     38.00-48.00       43.29   Low Dressing


Goats Receipts: [63] Last Week: [42] Slaughter and replacement classes 
sold on a per head basis and weights are estimated: Kids: Sel 1 under 20 
lbs 25.00-50.00, 20-40 lbs 55.00-95.00, 40-60 lbs 105.00-115.00, 60-80 
lbs 125.00-135.00. Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 65.00-115.00, 70-100 lbs 
125.00-135.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-205.00, Sel 2 70-100 lbs 80.00-95.00. 
Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 125.00-145.00, 100-150 lbs 155.00-175.00, 
sel 2 70-100 lbs 110.00-115.00.

Hogs Receipts: [42] Last week: [N/A] Barrows & Gilts; us 1-2 200-250 lbs 
58.00-60.00, 300-350 lbs 43.00-45.00. BBQ Shoats: us 1-3 100-200 lbs 
31.00-53.00. Feeders under 100 lbs 25.00-48.00 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1500-1500  1500    870.00-990.00     930.00   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1    875-875    875       510.00         510.00   Per Head
    1    960-960    960       615.00         615.00   Per Head
                            Small 2 -3 Young
    2    650-695    673    250.00-375.00     314.59   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1220-1465  1308     72.00-75.00       73.75   Low Dressing
    1   1885-1885  1885        76.00          76.00

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS753.txt