Smithfield Livestock Weighted Average Auction (Thu)
USDA - Fri Jul 12, 3:31AM CDT
RA_LS759
Raleigh, NC                     Fri Jul 12, 2019       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.***

Powell Livestock Market, Smithfield, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Thursday Jul 11, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  436           Two weeks ago:  424            Last Year:  648

No trend comparisons available due to last weeks sale closing for Independence Day 
holiday.  Moderate demand, buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, and feeders 85 percent.  The feeder supply included 35 
percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 25 percent bulls. Near 22 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    200-242    221    125.00-134.00     129.07
    7    252-298    283    125.00-135.00     129.17
   11    310-348    335    125.00-132.00     127.71
   17    354-398    375    124.00-134.00     130.01
    8    406-444    420    124.00-136.00     130.40
    3    450-490    477    130.00-135.00     132.06
    3    558-574    568    118.00-127.00     122.96
    7    606-631    625    114.00-124.00     119.12
    9    747-747    747       109.00         109.00
   11    989-989    989        94.00          94.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    262-274    268     91.00-103.00      96.87
    3    384-394    388    101.00-104.00     102.35
                             Medium 2
    2    274-284    279    106.00-114.00     109.93
    6    354-394    377    108.00-120.00     113.72
    2    408-420    414    120.00-121.00     120.49
    2    450-482    466    115.00-120.00     117.41
    4    500-538    518    100.00-110.00     104.99

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    200-238    220    116.00-124.00     120.19
    4    250-284    272    116.00-121.00     118.30
    4    370-390    378    114.00-121.00     117.97
   10    410-444    428    115.00-126.00     119.07
   13    454-496    475    110.00-122.00     115.94
   12    504-544    521    100.00-116.00     108.16
    8    550-598    580    100.00-115.00     105.32
    4    614-634    619     98.00-106.00     100.05
    2    652-658    655    102.00-106.00     103.99
    3    702-721    715     99.00-104.00     102.36
                             Small 1 - 2
    3    266-288    277     70.00-82.00       77.30
    2    314-324    319     71.00-87.00       79.13
    2    438-438    438        80.00          80.00
    2    470-490    480     80.00-83.00       81.53
                             Medium 2
    2    176-192    184    100.00-106.00     102.87
    2    232-234    233    109.00-110.00     109.50
    2    286-290    288    108.00-109.00     108.50
    2    320-336    328    106.00-110.00     107.95
    6    352-394    374     92.00-111.00     102.27
   13    410-448    432     89.00-114.00     101.87
    8    456-493    478     90.00-106.00      94.14
    3    526-548    537     90.00-94.00       92.01
    2    558-560    559        84.00          84.00
    2    806-822    814     72.00-74.00       73.01

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21    450-494    472    120.00-128.00     125.15
    8    500-538    523    115.00-121.00     117.08
   13    550-596    570    110.00-117.00     113.23
    9    602-646    627    106.00-110.00     108.53
    5    650-676    666    100.00-105.00     102.40
    3    710-730    717     94.00-103.00      99.35
    2    878-878    878     80.00-89.00       84.50
                             Medium 2
    4    450-494    480     90.00-115.00     104.00
    2    508-510    509       110.00         110.00
    4    560-584    573     90.00-100.00      95.02
    3    604-620    611    100.00-101.00     100.34

Slaughter Cows                Boner 80-85% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    934-1320  1134     57.00-68.00       61.49
    5   1118-1368  1227     69.00-76.00       71.26   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    754-766    760     35.00-36.00       35.50   Low Dressing
   14    890-1134   969     44.00-56.00       49.84
    6    818-1092   933     36.00-44.00       40.69   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1372-1492  1432     77.00-88.00       81.31
    3   1540-1976  1781     75.50-82.00       79.04
    2   1916-1916  1916       100.00         100.00   High Dressing
    2   1564-1588  1576     59.00-65.00       61.98   Low Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (5) Small 1 and 2 634-764 lbs middle age cows with 60-180 lbs 
calves 475.00-625.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 970-1012 lbs middle age cows with 180-
220 lbs calves 625.00-750.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsRA_LS759.txt