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Carolina Stockyards Livestock Auction

Archived Report

12/18/2020

Total Run: 684

Market Notes

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were 2.00 to 3.00 lower, while bulls were 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Feeder steers were mostly 7.00 to 10.00 lower; feeder bulls were mostly 2.00 to 4.00 lower; while heifers were mixed, 2.00 lower to 4.00 higher. Demand, market activity, and buyer interest were moderate. Offerings of cattle were fairly light. Cattle quality was average. 28 head of baby calves ranged 5.00 to 30.00 per head.

Supply included: 60% Feeder Cattle (34% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 50% Heifers, 17% Bulls); 10% Slaughter Cattle (81% Cows, 19% Bulls); 10% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (52% Hair Breeds, 6% Ewes, 43% Bucks); 21% Slaughter Goats (47% Kids, 20% Nannies/Does, 26% Bucks/Billies, 7% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 12%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 12/11/2020 Last Year Total Receipts: 684 1,446 747 Feeder Cattle: 408(59.6%) 987(68.3%) 425(56.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 67(9.8%) 153(10.6%) 142(19.0%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 65(9.5%) 127(8.8%) 63(8.4%) Slaughter Goats: 144(21.1%) 177(12.2%) 117(15.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 146 163 169 $408
300-400 144 164 174 $575
400-500 127 154 174 $693
500-600 116 125 131 $689
600-700 110 114 116 $740
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 145 147 149 $368
300-400 128 136 144 $476
400-500 120 127 139 $573
500-600 110 114 118 $627
600-700 96 102 106 $664
700-800 80 89 94 $670

*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 $62 $78 $85

Total Run