Saluda Livestock Auction
CO_LS148
Columbia, SC      Mon Mar 20, 2017     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Report for Monday Mar 20, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  597          Last week:  275            Last year:  576

Compared to last week all classes of feeder cattle were steady, slaughter 
cows 2.00 higher and slaughter bulls 4.00 higher. Trend based on limited 
comparable sales from previous week. Moderate offering of good to average 
quality cattle with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 16 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 
percent, replacement cows 2 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 80 
percent.  The feeder supply included 27 percent steers, 37 percent 
heifers, and 36 percent bulls. Near 16 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 1-2 255-280 lbs (268) 165.00-170.00 
(167.62); 305-340 lbs (324) 165.00-180.00 (169.65); 350-395 lbs (360) 
160.00-170.00 (165.10); 405-440 lbs (430) 156.00-168.00 (160.50); 470-485 
lbs (479) 150.00-161.00 (153.77); 500-545 lbs (520) 142.00-156.00 
(144.90); 552-585 lbs (563) 133.00-144.00 (141.26); 600-640 lbs (609) 
129.00-143.00 (136.18); 655-675 lbs (660) 130.00-138.00 (136.02).  Small 
1-2 365-395 lbs (376) 120.00-140.00 (134.77).  Medium 2 250-270 lbs (260) 
155.00-157.50 (156.30); 310-345 lbs (330) 155.00-162.50 (157.75); 355-395 
lbs (380) 142.50-157.50 (151.87); 430-440 lbs (438) 138.00-145.00 
(143.86); 465-485 lbs (474) 144.00-145.00 (144.40); 505-540 lbs (523) 
135.00-138.00 (136.55).

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 315-345 lbs (325) 142.50-150.00 
(148.38); 350-395 lbs (375) 135.00-150.00 (141.78); 400-445 lbs (418) 
130.00-144.00 (136.12); 450-495 lbs (477) 123.00-133.00 (126.05); 500-545 
lbs (525) 118.00-126.00 (122.90); 550-595 lbs (575) 118.00-124.00 
(121.23); 605-635 lbs (617) 109.00-115.00 (112.99); 650-690 lbs (670) 
107.00-109.00 (107.97).  Small 1-2 435-445 lbs (440) 107.50-115.00 
(112.14).  Medium 2 255-285 lbs (271) 135.00-147.50 (143.92); 325-345 lbs 
(335) 122.50-137.50 (132.04); 355-385 lbs (378) 120.00-132.50 (122.52); 
400-445 lbs (426) 121.00-129.00 (126.50); 450-495 lbs (478) 110.00-120.00 
(116.58); 525-545 lbs (538) 110.00-111.00 (110.33); 610-640 lbs (623) 
100.00-106.00 (102.67). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-445 lbs (421) 150.00-168.00 
(157.38); 400-415 lbs fancy (408) 170.00-174.00 (171.68); 450-495 lbs 
(469) 141.00-160.00 (147.77); 500-545 lbs (522) 132.00-145.00 (137.98); 
550-595 lbs (568) 129.00-139.00 (134.44); 600-645 lbs (615) 124.00-131.00 
(126.57); 655-685 lbs (669) 123.00-127.00 (125.18); 700-740 lbs (718) 
106.00-115.00 (109.70); 805-820 lbs (813) 89.00-107.00 (97.92).  Small 1-
2 415-445 lbs (430) 120.00-132.50 (128.13).  Medium 2 405-445 lbs (424) 
135.00-147.00 (139.60); 450-475 lbs (463) 125.00-140.00 (135.70); 505-515 
lbs (510) 121.00-130.00 (124.57); 565-590 lbs (581) 120.00-125.00 
(122.40); 600-600 lbs (600) 114.00-117.00 (115.50); 675-685 lbs (682) 
112.00-115.00 (113.34). Medium and Large 3 480-490 lbs (485) 82.00-85.00 
(83.48). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1065-1170 lbs (1113) 700.00-
900.00 per head 4-6 months bred (827.96).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 
1055-1070 lbs (1063) 700.00-850.00 per head 7-9 months bred (775.53).

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1550-1670 lbs (1598) 68.00-
75.00 (70.69).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 1010-1350 lbs (1193) 66.00-79.00 
(72.17); 1000-1285 lbs low dressing (1108) 62.00-65.00 (63.47); 1400-1600 
lbs (1468) 67.00-79.00 (72.75).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 610-750 lbs 
(680) 67.00-77.50 (71.71); 835-1370 lbs (1034) 66.00-71.00 (68.01); 805-
960 lbs low dressing (898) 56.00-65.00 (62.06); 1405-1845 lbs (1643) 
70.00-78.00 (73.84). 

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [4] Medium 1-2 990 lbs middle aged cows with 175 lbs 
calves 675.00 per pair. Small 1-2 620-840 lbs young to middle aged cows 
with 180-220 lbs calves 550.00-975.00 per pair.

   Goats: [45] Week Ago: 31.  Slaughter and replacement classes sold on 
a per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1  under 20 lbs 
55.00-67.50, 20-40 lbs 75.00-92.50, 40-60 lbs 112.50-127.50, 60-80 lbs 
one @ 175.00 fancy.  Yearlings: Sel 1 40-60 lbs one @105.00. 
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 102.50-132.50, 70-100 lbs 147.50-162.50, 
100-140 lbs one @ 175.00. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 130.00-157.50, 
100-150 lbs 165.00-182.50, 150-250 lbs one @ 200.00.

   Hogs: Receipts: [32] Week Ago: 25. Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 
200-300 lbs one @ 32.00-50.00, 250-300 lbs 35.00-43.00, 300-350 lbs one @ 
33.00.  Boars: US 1-3 200-300 lbs one @ 7.00, over 300 lbs one @ 2.00. 
BBQ Shoats:  US 1-3 100-200 lbs 22.00-40.00.  Feeder: US 1-3 less than 
100 lbs 5.00-37.00.

   Other Cows: Small 1-2 Young 725-745 lbs (735) 484.00-525.00 per head 
(504.22). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1275-1475 lbs (1376) 81.00-102.00 
(91.25); 1255-1480 lbs low dressing (1368) 68.00 (68.00); 1715-1815 lbs 
(1771) 91.00-104.00 (99.84). 

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS148.txt