Saluda Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
CO_LS753
Columbia, SC      Mon Mar 20, 2017     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Weighted Average 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. *** 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
    2    255-280    268    165.00-170.00     167.62
    6    305-340    324    165.00-180.00     169.65
    9    350-395    360    160.00-170.00     165.10
    5    405-440    430    156.00-168.00     160.50
    4    470-485    479    150.00-161.00     153.77
   12    500-545    520    142.00-156.00     144.90
   10    552-585    563    133.00-144.00     141.26
    9    600-640    609    129.00-143.00     136.18
    4    655-675    660    130.00-138.00     136.02
                             Small 1 - 2
    9    365-395    376    120.00-140.00     134.77
                             Medium 2
    2    250-270    260    155.00-157.50     156.30
    8    310-345    330    155.00-162.50     157.75
   12    355-395    380    142.50-157.50     151.87
    6    430-440    438    138.00-145.00     143.86
    5    465-485    474    144.00-145.00     144.40
    2    505-540    523    135.00-138.00     136.55

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    315-345    325    142.50-150.00     148.38
   15    350-395    375    135.00-150.00     141.78
   15    400-445    418    130.00-144.00     136.12
   35    450-495    477    123.00-133.00     126.05
   17    500-545    525    118.00-126.00     122.90
   14    550-595    575    118.00-124.00     121.23
    5    605-635    617    109.00-115.00     112.99
    2    650-690    670    107.00-109.00     107.97
                             Small 1 - 2
    3    435-445    440    107.50-115.00     112.14
                             Medium 2
    4    255-285    271    135.00-147.50     143.92
    5    325-345    335    122.50-137.50     132.04
    6    355-385    378    120.00-132.50     122.52
   15    400-445    426    121.00-129.00     126.50
    8    450-495    478    110.00-120.00     116.58
    3    525-545    538    110.00-111.00     110.33
    3    610-640    623    100.00-106.00     102.67

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17    400-445    421    150.00-168.00     157.38
    3    400-415    408    170.00-174.00     171.68   Fancy
   21    450-495    469    141.00-160.00     147.77
   25    500-545    522    132.00-145.00     137.98
   18    550-595    568    129.00-139.00     134.44
   17    600-645    615    124.00-131.00     126.57
    6    655-685    669    123.00-127.00     125.18
    7    700-740    718    106.00-115.00     109.70
    2    805-820    813     89.00-107.00      97.92
                             Small 1 - 2
    4    415-445    430    120.00-132.50     128.13
                             Medium 2
    6    405-445    424    135.00-147.00     139.60
    6    450-475    463    125.00-140.00     135.70
    5    505-515    510    121.00-130.00     124.57
    5    565-590    581    120.00-125.00     122.40
    2    600-600    600    114.00-117.00     115.50
    3    675-685    682    112.00-115.00     113.34
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    480-490    485     82.00-85.00       83.48

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1065-1170  1113    700.00-900.00     827.96   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
    2   1055-1070  1063    700.00-850.00     775.53   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1550-1670  1598     68.00-75.00       70.69
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   44   1010-1350  1193     66.00-79.00       72.17
    7   1000-1285  1108     62.00-65.00       63.47   Low Dressing
    5   1400-1600  1468     67.00-79.00       72.75
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    610-750    680     67.00-77.50       71.71
    8    835-1370  1034     66.00-71.00       68.01
    7    805-960    898     56.00-65.00       62.06   Low Dressing
    8   1405-1845  1643     70.00-78.00       73.84

Other Cows                  Small 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    725-745    735    484.00-525.00     504.22   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1275-1475  1376     81.00-102.00      91.25
    2   1255-1480  1368        68.00          68.00   Low Dressing
    4   1715-1815  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_LS753.txt