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North Carolina Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

5/21/2022

Total Run: 3,990

Market Notes

Compared to last week, boning type slaughter cows were steady to 1.00 lower, while breaking type slaughter cows were 2.00 to 3.00 higher and slaughter bulls were 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Feeder steers were mostly 6.00 to 9.00 lower; heifers were mostly 1.00 to 6.00 lower; and feeder bull were mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Demand , market activity, and buyer interest were mostly moderate. Offerings of cattle were light to moderate. Cattle quality was mostly average. Baby calves ranged 30.00 to 60.00 per head; "by the head" calves were 80.00 to 400.00 per head.

Supply included: 62% Feeder Cattle (22% Steers, 1% Dairy Steers, 46% Heifers, 31% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 21% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls); 2% Replacement Cattle (38% Bred Cows, 1% Bred Heifers, 61% Cow-Calf Pairs); 5% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (4% Shorn, 5% Wooled, 73% Hair Breeds, 5% Ewes, 2% Hair Ewes, 10% Bucks); 10% Slaughter Goats (66% Kids, 19% Nannies/Does, 10% Bucks/Billies, 4% Wethers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 22%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/9/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,990 4,480 4,814 Feeder Cattle: 2,465(61.8%) 2,957(66.0%) 3,154(65.5%) Slaughter Cattle: 833(20.9%) 653(14.6%) 915(19.0%) Replacement Cattle: 96(2.4%) 65(1.5%) 105(2.2%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 180(4.5%) 274(6.1%) 279(5.8%) Slaughter Goats: 416(10.4%) 531(11.9%) 351(7.3%) Replacement Goats: 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 10(0.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 150 162 170 $406
300-400 132 161 180 $562
400-500 136 161 187 $725
500-600 130 162 174 $891
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 130 139 154 $347
300-400 124 143 160 $501
400-500 122 141 156 $637
500-600 120 140 154 $770
600-700 110 127 157.5 $824
700-800 100 113 125 $849

*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 $76 $106 $126

Total Run