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Saluda County Stockyards Report- Monday, March 19

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC

Report for Monday Mar 19, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  747          Last week:  340            Last year:  597

Compared to last week feeder steers and feeder bulls unevenly steady, feeder

heifers 2.00 lower, slaughter cows mostly steady, slaughter bulls 5.00 higher.

Moderate offering of average quality cattle with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 4 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent,

replacement cows 4 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 90 percent.  The

feeder supply included 39 percent steers, 35 percent heifers, and 26 percent

bulls. Near 15 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.  (Figures in parentheses

are weighted average weights and prices for each category) *** 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 1-2 215-245 lbs (233) 170.00-187.50 (177.06);

255-295 lbs (274) 170.00-185.00 (177.32); 280-295 lbs fancy (284) 190.00-195.00

(192.48); 300-340 lbs (321) 170.00-185.00 (176.61); 305-330 lbs fancy (318)

187.50-190.00 (188.72); 355-395 lbs (376) 170.00-182.50 (174.11); 405-430 lbs

(420) 165.00-167.50 (166.43); 450-490 lbs (470) 152.50-167.50 (163.07); 500-545

lbs (518) 150.00-167.00 (160.89); 610-643 lbs (627) 149.00-153.00 (150.95); 655-

695 lbs (681) 130.00-133.00 (132.28); 738-738 lbs (738) 129.00 (129.00); 865-878

lbs (875) 106.00-108.00 (107.51).  Small 1-2 250-280 lbs (263) 132.50-147.50

(143.50); 320-325 lbs (323) 137.50-140.00 (138.76); 358-395 lbs (378) 137.50-

147.50 (142.93).  Medium 2 203-240 lbs (214) 152.50-162.50 (158.24); 265-290 lbs

(282) 150.00-165.00 (160.32); 300-345 lbs (333) 152.50-167.50 (160.53); 350-395

lbs (373) 150.00-165.00 (160.03); 470-485 lbs (477) 145.00-150.00 (148.34); 505-

540 lbs (523) 136.00-144.00 (139.87); 815-845 lbs (830) 100.00-105.00 (101.67).

Holstein Large 3 340-346 lbs (345) 107.00-112.50 (111.42); 475-490 lbs (488)

85.00-104.00 (100.91).

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 275-295 lbs (285) 160.00-175.00

(167.76); 300-345 lbs (327) 150.00-159.00 (152.35); 350-390 lbs (371) 145.00-

157.50 (148.70); 400-445 lbs (418) 145.00-155.00 (149.35); 450-495 lbs (472)

137.00-143.00 (140.16); 500-535 lbs (522) 137.00-150.00 (140.54); 550-580 lbs

(565) 137.00-141.00 (138.98).  Small 1-2 250-295 lbs (276) 125.00-142.50

(132.59); 420-440 lbs (430) 123.00-127.50 (125.20).  Medium 2 200-240 lbs (222)

140.00-147.50 (144.06); 250-290 lbs (274) 140.00-155.00 (144.25); 320-335 lbs

(330) 142.50-145.00 (144.19); 350-390 lbs (372) 130.00-142.50 (138.72); 400-445

lbs (426) 132.50-142.50 (138.37); 450-475 lbs (460) 127.00-134.00 (130.63); 505-

515 lbs (510) 133.00-136.00 (134.49); 555-595 lbs (581) 123.00-135.00 (129.09);

605-645 lbs (617) 115.00-125.00 (120.79); 655-690 lbs (670) 115.00-120.00

(118.03); 705-715 lbs (708) 100.00-108.00 (103.50); 750-765 lbs (758) 100.00-

105.00 (103.33).

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-445 lbs (421) 160.00-175.00 (166.79);

450-495 lbs (471) 155.00-168.00 (162.85); 500-540 lbs (519) 153.00-160.00

(156.65); 550-590 lbs (568) 149.00-155.00 (152.28); 610-640 lbs (630) 132.50-

143.00 (135.29); 700-735 lbs (720) 110.00-117.00 (112.21).  Small 1-2 450-465

lbs (458) 127.50-130.00 (128.77).  Medium 2 410-445 lbs (433) 143.00-155.00

(149.83); 450-490 lbs (471) 140.00-150.00 (144.56); 500-545 lbs (524) 140.00-

148.00 (143.23); 550-590 lbs (571) 130.00-147.00 (139.86); 620-630 lbs (625)

126.00-127.50 (126.74); 665-680 lbs (673) 115.00-123.00 (119.36); 822-845 lbs

(830) 93.00-98.00 (96.30).

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1055-1110 lbs (1083) 666.00-760.00 per

head 4-6 months bred (711.81).

   Slaughter Cows: Boner 80-85 percent lean 950-1235 lbs (1101) 60.00-68.00

(63.41); 1025-1345 lbs low dressing (1149) 44.00-58.00 (49.58).  Lean 85-90

percent lean 840-990 lbs low dressing (898) 35.00-49.00 (41.55).

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [16] Medium Large 1-2 920-1185 lbs young cows with 85-270

lbs calves 790.00-1060.00 per pair. Small 1-2 800-875 lbs young cows with 215-

250 lbs calves 910.00-930.00 per pair.

   Goats: [35] Last Week: 31 reported.  Slaughter and replacement classes

sold on a per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 20-40 lbs

40.00-57.50, 40-60 lbs 67.50-77.50, 60-80 lbs 85.00-90.00. Yearlings: Sel 1 40-60

lbs several @ 117.50.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 120.00-125.00 one @ 185.00

fancy; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 85.00-100.00. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 135.00-155.00;

Sel 2 70-100 lbs one @ 127.50.

   Hogs: Receipts: [14] Last week: 18 reported. Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200

250 lbs one @ 61.00, 250-300 lbs 38.00-61.00. Sows: US 1-2 500-600 lbs one @

44.00. BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 54.00-62.00.

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1050-1250 lbs low dressing (1130) 65.00-

68.00 (66.33); 1500-1945 lbs (1714) 82.00-93.00 (86.74).

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC

        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS148.txt