Saluda Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
CO_LS753
Columbia, SC      Mon Feb 18, 2019     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Weighted Average Report for Monday Feb 18, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  505     Last week: 573       Last year: 801 

Compared to last week feeder cattle were 2.00 to 4.00 lower. Slaughter 
cows and bulls were steady. Average offering of average quality cattle 
with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 7 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 
percent, replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 2 percent, and feeders 87 
percent.  The feeder supply included 33 percent steers, 49 percent 
heifers, and 18 percent bulls. Near 8 percent of the run weighed over 600 
lbs. *** This report reflects prices of the majority of cattle with a 
USDA grade, weight and sex on this sale date. This report does not 
represent all animals at the sale on this date. ***

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    270-295    283    165.00-172.50     167.81
    2    250-265    258    187.50-190.00     188.71   Fancy
   21    300-345    324    160.00-175.00     166.45
    6    350-385    362    160.00-170.00     165.09
    7    412-412    412       162.00         162.00
   23    453-497    485    150.00-160.00     152.82
    3    525-535    532    153.00-157.00     155.66
    2    550-550    550    145.00-153.00     149.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    3    305-330    317    135.00-140.00     137.47
    2    350-380    365    125.00-135.00     129.79
                             Medium 2
    2    270-290    280    150.00-160.00     154.82
   10    305-345    326    145.00-155.00     151.26
   18    350-395    376    140.00-155.00     148.29
    2    405-420    413    135.00-145.00     139.91
    4    455-495    469    140.00-147.00     144.27
    7    505-535    521    136.00-146.00     140.44
    3    555-590    573    130.00-135.00     132.05
    2    600-645    623    121.00-129.00     124.86
    2    680-690    685    122.00-124.00     123.01
                             Holstein Large 3
    4    551-551    551        72.50          72.50

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    255-295    281    145.00-155.00     147.93
   10    300-345    325    140.00-150.00     144.73
   46    355-395    383    137.50-149.00     141.44
   15    400-445    424    130.00-140.00     132.87
   28    455-490    471    125.00-135.00     130.11
    9    500-540    520    125.00-135.00     129.24
    9    550-595    562    120.00-128.00     124.85
    5    605-635    623    112.00-121.00     116.34
    3    655-685    668    110.00-115.00     112.63
    2    710-710    710    109.00-111.00     110.00
    2    765-770    768    108.00-111.00     109.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    4    320-345    333    115.00-125.00     120.04
    4    370-390    380    115.00-120.00     118.12
    5    400-445    418    110.00-115.00     112.45
                             Medium 2
    3    210-235    223    140.00-150.00     143.13
    5    260-295    279    130.00-140.00     135.47
    4    300-345    324    132.50-137.50     135.07
   11    360-395    380    125.00-135.00     131.15
    5    400-445    431    122.50-125.00     124.50
    4    460-480    469    115.00-120.00     116.23
    4    505-545    529    115.00-121.00     119.31
    5    565-590    577    112.00-118.00     115.41
    2    630-640    635    105.00-109.00     107.02
    4    700-740    720     95.00-105.00      99.24

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    410-435    418    150.00-160.00     154.65
   10    450-495    471    144.00-154.00     147.72
    6    500-540    523    140.00-147.50     144.03
    6    550-585    568    125.00-137.50     131.32
    5    600-615    606    124.00-127.00     125.60
    3    650-695    672    115.00-121.00     118.61
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    475-495    485    120.00-125.00     122.45
                             Medium 2
   11    405-445    428    135.00-146.00     140.10
   12    460-495    476    130.00-140.00     136.84
    7    510-545    527    123.00-135.00     127.54
    2    585-595    590    118.00-122.00     120.02

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1035-1195  1106    700.00-780.00     740.27   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    3   1010-1125  1060    550.00-670.00     605.60   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2    945-980    963    640.00-690.00     664.55   Per Head  1-3 
Months Bred
    3    925-945    935    680.00-760.00     716.84   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1255-1370  1332     66.00-67.00       66.66
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   16   1000-1380  1182     55.00-69.00       62.59
    2   1235-1345  1290     71.00-73.00       71.96   High Dressing
    5   1455-1980  1665     60.00-69.00       65.95
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    4    890-965    936     51.00-61.00       56.51

Goats Receipts: [22]  Last Week: [47] Slaughter and replacement classes 
sold on a per head basis and weights are estimated: Kids: Sel 1 under 20 
lbs 37.50-55.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-85.00, 40-60 lbs 110.00-125.00. 
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 85.00-105.00, 70-100 lbs 125.00-140.00, sel 
2 70-100 lbs one @ 100.00. Wethers; Sal 1 and 2 100-150 lbs one @ 170.00. 
Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 100-150 lbs 145.00-175.00, Sel 2 70-100 lbs one @ 
90.00. 

Hogs Receipts: [10] Last week: [6] Barrows & Gilts; us 1-2 200-250 lbs 
54.00-65.00, 300-350 lbs 31.00-43.00. BBQ Shoats: us 1-3 100-200 lbs one 
@ 61.00. Boars; 300 lbs and up one @ 12.00.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    990-1135  1082    850.00-950.00     923.55   Per Head
                            Small 2 Young
    2    735-760    748    400.00-460.00     430.50   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1540-1880  1739     83.00-95.00       87.63

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS753.txt