Smithfield Livestock Weighted Average Auction (Thu)
RA_LS759
Raleigh, NC     Friday, January 11, 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.***

Powell Livestock, Smithfield, NC
Weighted Average Report for Thursday, January 10, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  520          Last week:  191          Last year:  702

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were sharply lower; while feeder cattle 
were 3.00 to 6.00 higher.  Demand, market activity, and buyer interest were 
moderate.  Offerings of cattle were moderate.  Cattle quality was average.

Slaughter cows made up 24 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, 
and feeders 71 percent.  The feeder supply included 31 percent steers, 
45 percent heifers, and 24 percent bulls.  Near 22 percent of the run weighed 
over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    312-346    328    139.00-147.00     140.95
    9    352-394    374    136.00-145.00     140.43
   16    406-442    427    134.00-148.00     139.39
    2    464-476    470    136.00-143.00     139.46
    7    508-536    521    134.00-140.00     136.57
    2    584-592    588    131.00-138.00     134.48
    3    658-692    673    134.00-136.00     135.31
    5    704-722    718    123.00-133.00     131.04
    2    754-776    765    122.00-125.00     123.48
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    178-180    179     80.00-81.00       80.50   Thin
    2    202-220    211     98.00-109.00     103.27
    5    350-390    367    100.00-115.00     110.05
    4    420-444    437     80.00-115.00      91.45
                             Medium 2
    2    304-320    312    118.00-135.00     126.28
    2    312-312    312       105.00         105.00   Thin
    4    354-380    371    125.00-134.00     130.03
    2    392-392    392       115.00         115.00   Thin
   14    406-448    428    116.00-133.00     126.08
    2    436-436    436       108.00         108.00   Thin

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    312-348    336    125.00-132.00     128.76
    7    378-398    390    121.00-131.00     126.97
   15    404-446    426    120.00-130.00     124.85
   20    452-498    471    120.00-130.00     125.49
   21    500-548    524    119.00-132.00     125.46
    9    552-594    575    117.00-123.00     120.23
    8    612-629    625    117.00-121.00     119.25
    4    652-678    662    110.00-116.00     114.01
    2    752-776    764     92.00-100.00      95.94
    3   1037-1037  1037        76.00          76.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    184-196    190     95.00-104.00      99.36
    2    244-248    246     93.00-100.00      96.53
    3    262-296    281     96.00-110.00     105.08
    2    408-408    408        69.00          69.00   Thin
    3    452-494    467     82.00-91.00       87.77
                             Medium 2
    4    320-348    329    103.00-110.00     107.23
    3    350-374    365    114.00-118.00     116.00
    7    406-446    422     90.00-118.00     108.67
    4    478-498    486     90.00-118.00     104.90
    6    510-548    535     94.00-116.00     106.60
    3    620-638    631     85.00-104.00      96.28
    2    756-766    761     80.00-81.00       80.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    456-488    470    130.00-143.00     135.13
    9    500-538    517    129.00-137.00     134.90
    5    556-596    573    125.00-135.00     129.53
   12    602-646    626    120.00-133.00     128.45
    5    652-692    668    118.00-128.00     123.92
    2    706-728    717    121.00-122.00     121.51
    3    756-774    766    100.00-109.00     104.98
    2    792-792    792        98.00          98.00   Fleshy
    2    872-872    872        68.00          68.00   Thin
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    530-542    536     76.00-83.00       79.46
                             Medium 2
    3    458-494    471    100.00-126.00     114.95
    3    504-522    512    110.00-125.00     120.02
    3    560-594    581    122.00-125.00     123.67
    4    602-618    612     90.00-115.00     101.79

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1180-1350  1282     45.00-48.00       46.53
   14   1434-1676  1531     40.00-49.00       45.57
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   14    970-1388  1188     44.00-55.00       47.12
    3   1122-1200  1161     58.00-62.00       59.70   High Dressing
    7   1156-1336  1237     30.00-40.00       32.37   Low Dressing
    7   1412-1660  1469     43.00-52.00       47.09
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    3    744-792    767     34.00-45.00       38.69
    6    708-784    751     21.00-30.00       26.42   Low Dressing
   22    822-1252  1042     34.00-44.00       38.06
   28    810-1332   984     20.00-33.00       27.01   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1028-1472  1243     61.00-72.00       66.55
    3   1316-1482  1401     40.00-55.00       48.04   Low Dressing
   10   1616-2030  1767     60.00-75.00       66.31
    5   1590-1956  1728     45.00-50.00       46.88   Low Dressing

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS759.TXT