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North Carolina Weekly Livestock Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

10/16/2021

Total Run: 4,881

Market Notes

Compared to last week, breaking type slaughter cows were steady to 1.00 higher, while boning type slaughter cows were steady to 1.00 lower and slaughter bulls were 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Feeder steers were mostly 4.00 to 7.00 higher; heifers mostly 3.00 to 8.00 higher; and feeder bulls were mostly 1.00 to 9.00 higher. Demand, market activity, and buyer interest were mostly moderate. Offerings of cattle were mostly moderate. Cattle quality was mostly average. Baby calves ranged 5.00 to 95.00 per head; "by the head" calves were 100.00 to 110.00.

Supply included: 71% Feeder Cattle (29% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 44% Heifers, 27% Bulls); 14% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (50% Bred Cows, 17% Bred Heifers, 30% Cow-Calf Pairs, 4% Bulls); 2% Slaughter Sheep/Lambs (67% Hair Breeds, 4% Ewes, 16% Hair Ewes, 3% Bucks, 9% Hair Bucks); 11% Slaughter Goats (59% Kids, 22% Nannies/Does, 16% Bucks/Billies, 3% Wethers); 0% Replacement Goats (100% Families). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 20%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 10/4/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,881 4,681 3,614 Feeder Cattle: 3,484(71.4%) 3,362(71.8%) 2,751(76.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 690(14.1%) 830(17.7%) 616(17.0%) Replacement Cattle: 60(1.2%) 75(1.6%) 41(1.1%) Slaughter Sheep/Lambs: 96(2.0%) 128(2.7%) 78(2.2%) Slaughter Goats: 550(11.3%) 286(6.1%) 128(3.5%) Replacement Goats: 1(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 128 144 160 $360
300-400 128 146 171 $512
400-500 120 141 163 $633
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 117 127 142.5 $319
300-400 117 131 144 $458
400-500 115 126 138 $569
500-600 114 123 131 $676
600-700 104 121 128 $786
700-800 $--

*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 $50 $83 $104

Total Run