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Carolina Stockyards Livestock Auction

Archived Report

3/12/2021

Total Run: 1,598

Market Notes

Compared to last week, boning type slaughter cows were 2.00 to 3.00 higher, while breaking type slaughter cows were 1.00 to 2.00 lower and slaughter bulls were 5.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder steers and heifers were unevenly steady; while four-weight feeder bulls were steady to 1.00 lower and five- and six-weights were steady to 4.00 higher. Demand was moderate to good; market activity and buyer interest were moderate to active. Offerings of cattle were heavy. Cattle quality was average to attractive. Baby calves ranged 55.00 to 60.00 per head.

Supply included: 75% Feeder Cattle (33% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 49% Heifers, 18% Bulls); 10% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (100% Cow-Calf Pairs); 5% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (56% Wooled & Shorn, 27% Hair Breeds, 6% Ewes, 10% Bucks); 9% Slaughter Goats (39% Kids, 20% Nannies/Does, 34% Bucks/Billies, 7% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 16%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 3/5/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,598 752 791 Feeder Cattle: 1,204(75.3%) 490(65.2%) 648(81.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 165(10.3%) 149(19.8%) 107(13.5%) Replacement Cattle: 8(0.5%) 5(0.7%) 1(0.1%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 75(4.7%) 35(4.7%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Goats: 146(9.1%) 73(9.7%) 35(4.4%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 140 164 180 $411
300-400 154 169 176 $591
400-500 140 156 183 $703
500-600 136 147 153 $807
600-700 128 136 143 $883
700-800 106 112 115 $837

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 130 147 158 $368
300-400 128 138 147 $482
400-500 120 130 141 $585
500-600 111 117 125 $644
600-700 95 106 115 $691
700-800 90 96 94 $719

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $66 $80 $89

Total Run