SC Livestock Weekly Review
CO_LS145
Columbia, SC      Fri Aug 18, 2017     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda, Williamston, Chesnee, Chester, Darlington, Laurens, Orangeburg, SC
Report for the Week Ending Friday Aug 18, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  3334          Last week:  3048		last year:  2315

Compared to last week feeder steers and feeder bulls 3.00 to 5.00 lower, feeder 
heifers 3.00 lower, slaughter cows 4.00 lower, slaughter bulls 2.00 lower.

Slaughter cows made up 8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 85 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 36 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 24 percent 
bulls. Near 25 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 for 
this week. This report does not represent all animals at the sales for this 
week. ***

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 265-295 lbs (281) 160.00-179.00 (167.46); 
304-340 lbs (318) 152.00-167.50 (160.32); 350-395 lbs (369) 145.00-160.00 
(151.73); 400-445 lbs (427) 135.00-148.00 (141.15); 450-490 lbs (474) 134.00-
148.00 (140.07); 480-480 lbs value added (480) 147.00 (147.00); 500-549 lbs 
(517) 133.00-145.00 (140.12); 550-595 lbs (570) 130.00-141.00 (135.10); 560-595 
lbs value added (582) 137.00-148.00 (140.84); 600-645 lbs (619) 124.00-136.00 
(131.02); 607-624 lbs value added (610) 131.00-139.00 (137.57); 650-695 lbs 
(672) 120.00-133.00 (127.52); 688-688 lbs value added (688) 137.50 (137.50); 
700-735 lbs (719) 120.00-127.00 (124.16); 750-788 lbs (773) 117.00-124.00 
(120.26); 810-835 lbs (826) 110.00-121.00 (114.15).  Small 1-2 300-345 lbs (321) 
125.00-135.00 (130.01); 355-395 lbs (381) 120.00-130.00 (124.34); 455-490 lbs 
(467) 110.00-115.00 (111.31); 505-545 lbs (527) 110.00-118.00 (112.98).  Medium 
2 255-290 lbs (272) 145.00-157.50 (151.28); 300-345 lbs (322) 136.00-150.00 
(142.25); 350-396 lbs (376) 130.00-145.00 (136.84); 400-445 lbs (426) 120.00-
130.00 (125.85); 450-495 lbs (470) 125.00-134.00 (128.83); 502-536 lbs (516) 
120.00-132.50 (127.01); 550-595 lbs (576) 115.00-128.00 (121.56); 605-640 lbs 
(621) 115.00-123.00 (119.62); 655-680 lbs (667) 111.00-120.00 (115.64); 720-745 
lbs (729) 111.00-117.00 (115.10); 750-795 lbs (764) 100.00-107.00 (102.90).  
Medium and Large 3 358-394 lbs (376) 120.00-130.00 (123.43).  Holstein Large 3 
514-540 lbs (518) 72.00-80.50 (79.02). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 250-295 lbs (278) 135.00-145.00 
(139.12); 300-346 lbs (331) 125.00-137.50 (129.79); 350-395 lbs (369) 125.00-
136.00 (129.11); 400-445 lbs (423) 120.00-132.50 (125.34); 418-418 lbs value 
added (418) 133.50 (133.50); 450-495 lbs (469) 118.00-130.00 (124.41); 500-546 
lbs (517) 120.00-133.00 (125.51); 535-535 lbs value added (535) 127.25 (127.25); 
550-595 lbs (576) 115.00-127.50 (120.06); 590-590 lbs part loads (590) 124.00 
(124.00); 600-645 lbs (619) 112.00-126.00 (120.71); 650-685 lbs (665) 114.00-
123.00 (118.00); 810-840 lbs (824) 102.00-109.00 (105.18).  Small 1-2 405-445 
lbs (427) 100.00-109.00 (102.00); 500-540 lbs (519) 100.00-110.00 (104.89); 560-
595 lbs (583) 100.00-110.00 (106.51).  Medium 2 255-290 lbs (278) 120.00-132.50 
(126.36); 300-345 lbs (319) 115.00-126.00 (120.45); 350-395 lbs (377) 114.00-
123.00 (118.50); 400-448 lbs (428) 112.50-123.00 (117.83); 450-495 lbs (468) 
108.00-117.50 (113.39); 504-545 lbs (522) 108.00-120.00 (114.09); 550-595 lbs 
(574) 107.00-115.00 (111.13); 600-645 lbs (625) 103.00-113.00 (108.18); 650-692 
lbs (675) 105.00-112.00 (107.16); 705-745 lbs (728) 100.00-107.00 (103.57).  
Medium and Large 3 352-380 lbs (364) 107.50-120.00 (113.38); 404-444 lbs (423) 
100.00-107.50 (103.93).  Small 3 266-292 lbs (281) 102.50-112.50 (108.37). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-445 lbs (423) 132.50-145.00 (138.05); 
450-495 lbs (472) 127.00-140.00 (133.15); 500-545 lbs (521) 121.00-133.00 
(125.70); 550-590 lbs (569) 115.00-126.00 (120.13); 600-645 lbs (619) 112.00-
124.00 (115.67); 650-695 lbs (665) 110.00-118.00 (113.71); 700-745 lbs (721) 
101.00-110.00 (106.35); 800-815 lbs (808) 103.00-109.00 (105.50).  Small 1-2 
415-440 lbs (424) 110.00-117.50 (112.84); 450-495 lbs (475) 105.00-115.00 
(110.00); 500-545 lbs (522) 98.00-108.00 (102.59).  Medium 2 405-448 lbs (429) 
120.00-130.00 (124.25); 450-495 lbs (477) 115.00-126.00 (120.98); 500-545 lbs 
(527) 110.00-121.00 (115.24); 550-595 lbs (575) 106.00-118.00 (112.84); 600-645 
lbs (632) 105.00-113.00 (109.25); 650-685 lbs (668) 100.00-109.00 (103.06); 700-
745 lbs (720) 97.00-101.00 (99.21); 820-840 lbs (828) 86.00-96.00 (91.59).  
Medium and Large 3 400-442 lbs (426) 104.00-112.50 (108.81); 510-532 lbs (522) 
100.00-107.50 (101.47). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1100-1195 lbs (1163) 830.00-1525.00 per 
head 4-6 months bred (1041.46).  Medium 2 Young 930-1085 lbs (1000) 800.00-
1150.00 per head 4-6 months bred (925.49). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1445-1845 lbs (1602) 69.00-74.00 
(72.23); 1420-1770 lbs low dressing (1568) 55.00-68.00 (60.67).  Boner 80-85 
percent lean 965-1395 lbs (1217) 69.00-83.00 (72.02); 915-1365 lbs low dressing 
(1174) 54.00-69.00 (61.52); 1400-1570 lbs (1466) 70.00-79.00 (73.20); 1400-1905 
lbs low dressing (1555) 50.00-66.00 (58.28).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 855-1334 
lbs (1025) 69.00-75.00 (70.86); 800-1395 lbs low dressing (1041) 50.00-67.00 
(58.43).

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [23] Medium and Large 1-2 862-1485 lbs Young to 
Middle Age cows with 100-390 lbs calves 1000.00-1375.00 per pair.  
Small 1-2 665-905 lbs Young to Middle Age cows with 155-315 lbs calves 
775.00-1150.00 per pair.

   Goats: [387] Week Ago: 392.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 under 20 lbs 20.00-80.00, 20-40 lbs 45.00-
75.00 and few @ 95.00-125.00, 40-60 lbs 67.50-150.00 and few @ 165.00-
200.00, 60-80 lbs 95.00-165.00; Sel 2 Under 20 lbs 35.00-50.00, 20-40 
lbs 55.00-90.00, 40-60 lbs 100.00-110.00.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 
80-100 lbs 125.00-170.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 70.00-160.00, 
70-100 lbs 127.50-170.00 and one @ 195.00, 100-140 lbs 155.00-200.00; 
Sel 2 50-70 lbs 75.00-120.00, 70-100 lbs 70.00-140.00.  Bucks/Billies: 
Sel 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-170 and few @ 180.00-185.00 Fancy, 100-150 lbs 
140.00-180.00 and one @ 230.00, 150-250 lbs one @ 260.00; Sel 2 70-100 
lbs 80.00-127.50, 100-150 lbs 100.00-140.00.  Pairs/Trios:  Sel 2 50-70 
lbs with Two Kids Under 20 lbs 165.00 per trio.

   Hogs: Receipts: [580] Week Ago: 432.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  
Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 41.00-67.50, 250-300 lbs 50.00-
60.00, 300-350 lbs 40.00-69.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 21.00-58.50, 
400-450 lbs 22.00-54.00, 450-500 lbs several @ 43.00, 500-600 lbs 33.00-
65.00, Over 600 lbs 45.00-60.00.  Boars: 200-300 lbs one @ 27.00, Over 
300 lbs 4.00-9.00.  BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 lbs 25.00-81.00.  Feeder 
Pigs: US 1-3 Under 100 lbs 5.00-80.00.
 

   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1252-1406 lbs (1366) 890.00-980.00 per 
head (939.14).  Small 1-2 Young 660-840 lbs (743) 601.00-743.00 per head 
(684.70). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1020-1495 lbs (1284) 85.00-106.00 (94.99); 
1165-1330 lbs low dressing (1249) 50.00-81.00 (68.65); 1540-2125 lbs (1848) 
85.00-104.00 (94.06); 1890-2390 lbs low dressing (2158) 50.50-82.00 (70.09). 

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