Mount Airy Auction
RA_LS147
Raleigh, NC                   Wed Sep 19, 2018     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News
  
***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.***

Mt. Airy Livestock Exchange, Mount Airy, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Tuesday Sep 18, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  89          Last Week: 119        Last Year: 251 

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were 1.00 lower.  Feeder cattle were 1.00 to 
2.00 lower.  Moderate demand and buyer activity.  Light offerings with quality of 
cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 47 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, and 
feeders 51 percent.  The feeder supply included 64 percent steers, 21 percent 
heifers, and 14 percent bulls. Near 25 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.
(Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and prices for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 300-325 lbs (315) 138.00-145.00 (140.91); 370-
370 lbs (370) 134.00 (134.00); 485-485 lbs (485) 145.00 (145.00); 510-535 lbs (522) 
130.00-140.00 (134.01); 550-550 lbs (550) 138.00-141.00 (139.50); 650-690 lbs (672) 
127.00-128.00 (127.34); 720-720 lbs (720) 122.00-128.00 (125.00).  Medium 3 225-225 
lbs (225) 120.00 (120.00); 500-500 lbs (500) 104.00 (104.00).  Holstein Large 4 550-
550 lbs (550) 52.00 (52.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 510-510 lbs (510) 121.00 (121.00).  Medium 2 
545-545 lbs (545) 110.00 (110.00); 580-580 lbs (580) 117.00 (117.00).  Medium 3 285-
285 lbs (285) 115.00 (115.00); 495-495 lbs (495) 115.00 (115.00); 675-675 lbs (675) 
94.00 (94.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 455-455 lbs (455) 140.00 (140.00).  Medium 2 
485-485 lbs (485) 122.00 (122.00); 680-680 lbs (680) 95.00 (95.00).  Medium 3 455-455 
lbs (455) 112.00 (112.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1485-1525 lbs (1505) 54.50-58.50 
(56.47); 1430-1665 lbs low dressing (1577) 50.50-54.00 (52.24).  Boner 80-85 percent 
lean 950-1390 lbs (1257) 51.50-56.00 (54.08); 925-925 lbs high dressing (925) 64.00 
(64.00); 900-1340 lbs low dressing (1159) 43.50-51.00 (46.87).  Lean 85-90 percent 
lean 1005-1075 lbs low dressing (1040) 40.00-48.50 (44.11). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1775-1775 lbs low dressing (1775) 60.00 (60.00). 

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 30.00-40.00.

   Goats, per head: (15) Slaughter and Replacement Classes: Kids: Selection 1 under 
20 lbs 35.00-45.00, 20-40 lbs 55.00, 60-80 lbs 100.00; Selection 2 40-60 lbs 60.00. 
Does/Nannies: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 80.00. Bucks/Billies: Selection 1 70-100 lbs 
105.00, 150-250 lbs 225.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS147.txt