Williamston Livestock Auction (Mon)
CO_LS147
Columbia, SC      Mon Mar 12, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Upstate Livestock Exchange, Williamston, SC
Report for Monday Mar 12, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  282          Last week: 453         Last year: 500

   Compared to last Monday, Feeder Steers, Feeder Heifers, and Slaughter 
Cows and Slaughter Bulls steady. Moderate number of well conditioned 
cattle with active buyer participation. This Report does not reflect all 
animals in this market on this day.  Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of 
the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 9 percent, and 
feeders 70 percent.  The feeder supply included 34 percent steers, 37 
percent heifers, and 30 percent bulls. Near 23 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 1-2 330-330 lbs (330) 170.00-188.00 
(179.00); 355-390 lbs (366) 177.50-187.00 (180.73); 455-480 lbs (470) 
166.00-174.00 (168.77); 510-545 lbs (530) 168.00-169.00 (168.34); 580-595 
lbs (588) 153.00-163.00 (157.94); 605-645 lbs (632) 141.00-150.00 
(144.86); 650-685 lbs (672) 134.00-144.00 (138.24); 775-780 lbs (778) 
125.00-128.00 (126.50).  Medium 2 365-375 lbs (372) 150.00-163.00 
(157.62); 430-435 lbs (433) 147.50-152.50 (149.99); 560-595 lbs (583) 
139.00-141.00 (140.00); 605-645 lbs (628) 131.00-139.00 (134.70).  Medium 
and Large 3 400-445 lbs (423) 127.50-135.00 (131.05); 450-465 lbs (458) 
127.50-132.50 (130.04); 510-530 lbs (518) 115.00-125.00 (119.98); 650-
660 lbs (655) 115.00-121.00 (117.98). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 310-330 lbs (318) 140.00-150.00 
(145.10); 385-390 lbs (387) 155.00 (155.00); 405-445 lbs (425) 144.00-
154.00 (148.06); 450-490 lbs (469) 142.50-149.00 (145.45); 500-545 lbs 
(522) 136.00-145.00 (140.75); 560-590 lbs (578) 130.00-140.00 (133.95); 
600-640 lbs (618) 127.00-136.00 (132.28); 650-670 lbs (660) 120.00-127.00 
(123.45).  Medium 2 355-380 lbs (368) 140.00-142.50 (140.61); 405-410 lbs 
(408) 125.00-130.00 (127.48).

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-445 lbs (424) 142.50-187.00 
(167.92); 455-490 lbs (476) 154.00-168.00 (161.61); 505-540 lbs (521) 
140.00-164.00 (155.00); 550-585 lbs (566) 140.00-155.00 (148.26); 600-645 
lbs (624) 132.00-144.00 (138.11).  Medium 2 435-440 lbs (438) 147.50-
155.00 (151.27); 480-485 lbs (483) 148.00-150.00 (149.01); 570-590 lbs 
(578) 134.00-138.00 (136.35).

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1015-1195 lbs (1095) 
1025.00-1325.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1263.17); 1290-1320 lbs (1305) 
1025.00.00-1150.00 per head 7-9 months bred (1150.00).

   Cow/Calf Pairs: (7pr) Large 1-2 1295-1325 lbs middle age cows with 
125-365 lbs calves 1335.00-1510.00 per pair; Medium 1-2 920-990 lbs young 
age cows with 180-255 lbs calves 960.00-1075.00 per pair; Small 1-2 730-
850 lbs young age cows with 195-260 lbs 975.00-1000.00 per pair. 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1175-1370 lbs (1266) 69.00-
71.00 (70.00); 1135-1355 lbs high dressing (1239) 75.00-80.00 (76.82); 
1485-1585 lbs (1540) 70.00-71.00 (70.68).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 1005-
1225 lbs (1060) 65.00-72.00 (69.31); 915-1190 lbs high dressing (1040) 
73.00-77.00 (74.69); 1485-1855 lbs (1606) 63.00-68.00 (65.17).  Lean 85-
90 percent lean 1005-1375 lbs (1176) 59.00-63.00 (60.97); 965-1385 lbs 
low dressing (1132) 56.00-57.00 (56.31); 1790-1935 lbs (1863) 60.00-62.00 
(61.04). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1260-1455 lbs (1359) 86.00-87.00 
(86.50); 1835-2060 lbs (1948) 86.00-87.00 (86.47). 

   Goats: Receipts 52 last week 61. Goats are sold on a per head basis 
and weights are estimated. Kids Sel 2 40-60lbs 65.00-67.50; Yearlings Sel 
2 60-80lbs 100.00-105.00; Nannies Sel 1 100-140 lbs 165.00-175.00, 140-
180lbs 210.00-270.00; Billies Sel 1 100-150lbs 155.00-160.00, Sel 2 70-
100lbs 120.00-130.00, 100-150lbs 135.00-145.00, 150-250 lbs 170.00-
185.00.
  
   Hogs: Receipts 21 last week 17. USDA 1-3 Barrows and Gilts 200-250lbs 
60.00-67.50; USDA 1-3 Sows 500-600 lbs 52.50-58.00.

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS147.txt