Saluda Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
CO_LS753
Columbia, SC      Mon May 21, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Weighted Average Report for Monday May 21, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  838          Last week:  431            Last year:  556

Compared to last week feeder steers and feeder bulls 3.00 lower, feeder heifers 
2.00 lower, slaughter cows 2.00 higher, slaughter bulls steady. Moderate 
offering of average to good quality cattle with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 6 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 91 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 34 percent steers, 34 percent heifers, and 32 percent 
bulls. Near 17 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
    6    250-295    266    160.00-172.50     161.96
   11    305-345    330    160.00-172.50     162.82
   10    350-395    377    153.00-165.00     159.74
    5    410-445    424    151.00-157.50     154.72
   15    455-470    460    149.00-154.00     150.74
   35    500-545    519    140.00-151.00     146.38
   20    550-595    569    139.00-149.00     143.64
   28    600-640    620    137.00-143.00     141.61
    3    650-690    670    120.00-131.00     125.96
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    370-385    378    130.00-137.50     133.68
    3    405-440    425    129.00-130.00     129.65
                             Medium 2
   17    300-345    326    140.00-157.50     152.06
   11    360-395    372    140.00-150.00     143.17
    7    403-445    413    135.00-149.00     141.72
    8    455-493    480    130.00-143.00     135.43
   29    510-540    532    125.00-137.00     134.38
    4    550-585    563    130.00-135.00     132.28
    2    625-625    625    114.00-125.00     119.50
    8    651-685    656    115.00-124.00     116.18
    2    760-795    778    100.00-104.00     102.05
                             Small 3
    2    315-315    315        35.00          35.00   Jersey

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    310-346    339    142.50-149.00     144.20
    6    365-395    380    143.00-148.00     145.13
    8    405-435    419    137.00-145.00     140.12
   23    450-499    484    125.00-137.00     127.35
   23    500-545    521    123.00-131.00     127.82
   15    550-585    571    124.00-131.00     126.37
    3    605-615    608    122.00-129.00     126.01
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    435-439    438    118.00-119.00     118.80
    3    530-535    532    110.00-111.00     110.67
    2    600-625    613    112.00-113.00     112.51
                             Medium 2
    8    255-285    273    137.00-143.00     139.12
    3    320-335    328    130.00-131.00     130.32
   12    355-390    374    120.00-131.00     127.32
   27    400-445    425    120.00-129.00     125.44
   22    450-495    466    113.00-124.00     118.33
   13    500-535    519    114.00-120.00     118.22
   18    550-590    583    114.00-122.50     121.79
    9    605-645    620    110.00-121.00     116.44
    3    650-695    680    106.00-111.00     108.34
    2    735-740    738     99.00-100.00      99.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    6    350-390    374    110.00-122.00     116.15
    3    415-435    428    115.00-117.00     115.68
    2    455-490    473    100.00-105.00     102.59
    3    585-595    590       105.00         105.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    400-445    425    150.00-165.00     154.59
   35    450-495    469    135.00-148.00     139.65
   18    500-540    520    132.00-139.00     136.83
   25    550-590    575    129.00-138.00     133.08
    5    600-640    612    125.00-133.00     127.36
    2    660-680    670    114.00-115.00     114.49
                             Small 1 - 2
    5    410-445    434    125.00-134.00     130.48
    3    450-490    470    110.00-120.00     116.81
    4    515-540    525    111.00-118.00     114.96
    3    570-595    585    104.00-110.00     107.98
    3    615-640    625    105.00-110.00     107.30
    3    725-735    730     91.00-97.00       95.01
                             Medium 2
    9    400-445    429    138.00-149.00     142.63
   16    450-495    480    122.50-135.00     127.66
   19    500-545    526    120.00-131.00     123.79
   29    550-595    573    115.00-127.00     122.80
   14    610-645    624    111.00-121.00     115.06
    5    655-695    669    106.00-107.50     106.71
    5    700-735    718     98.00-102.00     100.20
    2    750-795    773     97.00-98.00       97.51
                             Medium and Large 3
    4    420-435    430    117.00-123.00     120.25

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1360-1395  1378     60.00-62.00       61.01
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    8   1005-1360  1219     60.00-68.00       64.90
    8    960-1250  1033     40.00-59.00       55.22   Low Dressing
    4   1435-1715  1575     60.00-68.00       63.09
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    865-1215  1042     60.00-65.00       61.88
   10    860-1340  1077     42.00-56.00       51.51   Low Dressing
    5   1450-1600  1526     61.00-66.00       63.39

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [2] Small 1-2 715 lbs cows with 200 lbs calves 840.00-850.00 
per pair. 

   Goats: [67] Last Week: 36 reported.  Slaughter and replacement classes 
sold on a per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 under 20 lbs 
45.00-50.00, 20-40 lbs 57.50-65.00, 40-60 lbs 75.00-97.50. Yearlings: Sel 1 
40-60 lbs 100.00-120.00. Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 125.00-140.00, 70-100 lbs 
157.50-162.50; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 90.00-105.00, 70-100 lbs one @ 145.00, 70-100 lbs 
one @ 140.00; Sel 3 50-70 lbs one @ 70.00. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 
130.00-150.00, one @ 180.00 fancy.

   Hogs: Receipts: [25] Last week: 0 reported. Barrows & Gilts:  US 1-3 200-250 
lbs couple @ 46.00, 300-350 29.00-44.00. Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs one @ 30.00, 
400-450 lbs one @ 33.00. BBQ Shoats: 100-200 lbs one @ 21.00. Feeders: Less than   
100 lbs 10.00-13.00.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    945-1180  1071    879.00-944.00     912.27   Per Head
                            Medium 2 Young
    2    965-1000   983    531.00-610.00     571.20   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1160-1235  1198     77.00-78.00       77.52   Low Dressing
    3   1825-1985  1932     80.00-89.00       83.77
    4   1680-2170  1906     91.00-99.00       95.69   High Dressing

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS753.txt