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North Carolina Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

2/4/2023

Total Run: 3,241

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Slaughter classes sold mostly 4.00 to 8.00 higher. Feeder classes unevenly steady to 4.00 higher. Demand was moderate with moderate offerings, average quality and moderate buyer interest and activity

Supply included: 65% Feeder Cattle (21% Steers, 1% Dairy Steers, 50% Heifers, 27% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 19% Slaughter Cattle (89% Cows, 11% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (39% Bred Cows, 61% Cow-Calf Pairs); 4% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (6% Wooled & Shorn, 63% Hair Breeds, 13% Ewes, 6% Hair Ewes, 1% Bucks, 11% Hair Bucks); 0% Replacement Sheep/Lambs (100% Families); 11% Slaughter Goats (66% Kids, 23% Nannies/Does, 8% Bucks/Billies, 2% Wethers, 1% Wether Kids); 0% Replacement Goats (100% Families). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 21%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/23/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,241 3,054 4,547 Feeder Cattle: 2,107(65.0%) 1,852(60.6%) 2,835(62.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 605(18.7%) 609(19.9%) 769(16.9%) Replacement Cattle: 38(1.2%) 51(1.7%) 85(1.9%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 124(3.8%) 156(5.1%) 241(5.3%) Replacement Sheep/Lambs: 5(0.2%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Goats: 357(11.0%) 386(12.6%) 613(13.5%) Replacement Goats: 5(0.2%) 0(0.0%) 4(0.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 145 175 205 $436
300-400 137.5 184 225 $643
400-500 150 190 226 $856
500-600 132 194 216 $1,067
600-700 121 162 173.5 $1,051
700-800 140 159 168 $1,189

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 120 143 186 $357
300-400 120 147 172 $514
400-500 121 148 181 $667
500-600 120 148 168 $813
600-700 117.5 149 176 $966
700-800 105 124 145 $929

*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 $70 $102 $124

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