North Wilkesboro
RA_LS144
Raleigh, NC                       Thu Apr 18, 2019     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

***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.***

Wilkes Livestock Exchange, North Wilkesboro, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Wednesday Apr 17, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  304              Last Week:          Last Year:  300

Compared to last week, slaughter cattle were mostly steady to 4.00 higher.  Feeder 
cattle were 3.00 to 5.00 higher.  Good demand with moderate market activity.  
Moderate offerings with quality of cattle plain to average.

Slaughter cows made up 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder supply included 39 
percent steers, 34 percent heifers, and 27 percent bulls. Near 16 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.  (Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and 
prices for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 240-240 lbs (240) 190.00 (190.00); 295-295 lbs 
(295) 188.00 (188.00); 300-345 lbs (319) 176.00-184.50 (180.27); 355-395 lbs (372) 
170.00-180.00 (173.74); 412-446 lbs (439) 174.00-180.00 (175.27); 450-450 lbs (450) 
166.00 (166.00); 500-540 lbs (533) 163.00-165.00 (163.31); 565-565 lbs (565) 162.00 
(162.00); 600-612 lbs (609) 148.00-157.00 (155.19); 695-695 lbs (695) 146.00 
(146.00); 795-795 lbs (795) 105.00 (105.00); 1775-1775 lbs (1775) 60.00 (60.00).  
Medium 2 245-245 lbs (245) 167.00 (167.00); 260-290 lbs (275) 146.00-150.00 (147.89); 
325-340 lbs (333) 162.00-170.00 (166.73); 365-385 lbs (373) 166.00-169.00 (167.98); 
410-410 lbs (410) 159.00 (159.00); 495-495 lbs (495) 152.00 (152.00); 545-545 lbs 
(545) 146.50 (146.50).  Small 2 260-260 lbs (260) 125.00-135.00 (130.00); 305-330 lbs 
(318) 130.00-135.00 (132.40); 360-395 lbs (378) 120.00-123.00 (121.57); 450-485 lbs 
(468) 118.00-128.00 (123.19).  Medium 3 215-230 lbs (223) 140.00-150.00 (145.17); 
330-345 lbs (335) 154.00-158.00 (155.66); 370-370 lbs (370) 134.00 (134.00).  Small 3 
145-145 lbs (145) 130.00 (130.00); 275-275 lbs (275) 110.00 (110.00); 345-345 lbs 
(345) 112.00-117.50 (114.75); 360-360 lbs (360) 110.00 (110.00); 375-395 lbs thin 
(386) 74.00-94.00 (86.92); 390-390 lbs full (390) 100.00 (100.00).  Holstein Large 3 
300-300 lbs (300) 78.00 (78.00); 410-435 lbs (423) 70.00-76.00 (73.09); 675-675 lbs 
(675) 46.00 (46.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 150-150 lbs (150) 147.00 (147.00); 225-245 
lbs (235) 146.00-156.00 (151.48); 240-240 lbs fancy (240) 162.00 (162.00); 265-275 
lbs (270) 146.00-156.00 (150.91); 260-260 lbs fancy (260) 160.00 (160.00); 300-300 
lbs (300) 154.00-159.00 (156.50); 385-390 lbs (387) 148.00-153.00 (150.32); 410-435 
lbs (423) 139.00-145.00 (141.28); 450-450 lbs (450) 138.00-146.00 (140.67); 507-540 
lbs (522) 123.00-131.00 (126.89); 570-575 lbs (573) 120.00-128.00 (123.98); 645-645 
lbs (645) 109.00 (109.00); 670-670 lbs (670) 96.00 (96.00); 715-715 lbs (715) 92.00 
(92.00); 1025-1025 lbs (1025) 70.00 (70.00).  Medium 2 245-245 lbs (245) 137.50 
(137.50); 255-295 lbs (270) 136.00-140.00 (137.91); 325-340 lbs (332) 138.00-148.00 
(143.37); 390-390 lbs (390) 132.00-135.00 (132.60); 415-430 lbs (423) 130.00-132.00 
(130.98); 455-485 lbs (475) 120.00-129.00 (124.21); 510-535 lbs (523) 110.00-120.00 
(115.92); 555-560 lbs (558) 101.00-111.00 (105.98); 630-630 lbs (630) 98.00 (98.00).  
Small 2 300-300 lbs (300) 124.00 (124.00); 450-465 lbs (458) 116.00-118.00 (116.98).  
Medium 3 190-190 lbs (190) 122.00 (122.00); 285-285 lbs (285) 122.00 (122.00); 300-
335 lbs (318) 120.00-130.00 (125.28); 410-435 lbs (423) 120.00 (120.00); 505-505 lbs 
(505) 110.00 (110.00).  Small 3 265-265 lbs full (265) 80.00 (80.00); 350-370 lbs 
(360) 108.00 (108.00); 380-380 lbs full (380) 92.00 (92.00); 420-420 lbs thin (420) 
98.00 (98.00); 425-425 lbs full (425) 80.00 (80.00); 480-480 lbs (480) 90.00 (90.00); 
485-485 lbs thin (485) 82.00 (82.00); 495-495 lbs full (495) 90.00 (90.00); 540-545 
lbs (543) 81.00-91.00 (85.98); 625-625 lbs (625) 80.00 (80.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-440 lbs (417) 169.00-176.00 (172.40); 450-
450 lbs (450) 155.00-161.00 (157.00); 500-545 lbs (520) 150.00-154.00 (152.27); 550-
585 lbs (572) 148.00-158.00 (154.61); 610-625 lbs (615) 149.00-158.00 (152.97); 705-
710 lbs (708) 115.00-124.00 (117.12); 750-750 lbs (750) 110.00 (110.00); 800-840 lbs 
(820) 95.00-97.00 (95.98); 990-990 lbs (990) 95.00 (95.00).  Medium 2 400-445 lbs 
(421) 148.00-151.00 (149.00); 450-485 lbs (470) 132.00-140.00 (135.24); 512-540 lbs 
(519) 134.00-140.00 (136.50); 640-645 lbs (643) 132.00-138.00 (135.01); 680-680 lbs 
(680) 113.00 (113.00); 755-755 lbs (755) 97.00 (97.00); 830-830 lbs (830) 71.00 
(71.00).  Small 2 475-495 lbs (487) 120.00-125.00 (122.98); 745-745 lbs (745) 91.00 
(91.00).  Medium 3 400-400 lbs (400) 137.00 (137.00); 555-595 lbs (578) 100.00-104.00 
(101.28); 610-610 lbs (610) 114.00 (114.00).  Small 3 445-445 lbs (445) 116.00 
(116.00); 430-430 lbs full (430) 108.00 (108.00); 455-455 lbs (455) 98.00 (98.00); 
470-470 lbs full (470) 80.00 (80.00); 515-515 lbs full (515) 70.00 (70.00); 555-555 
lbs (555) 94.00 (94.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 980-980 lbs (980) 390.00 per head 4-6 
months bred (390.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1350-1350 lbs (1350) 50.00 (50.00); 
1190-1280 lbs high dressing (1221) 57.00-62.00 (59.22); 1505-1635 lbs (1552) 49.00-
55.50 (52.87); 1435-1605 lbs high dressing (1493) 57.00-61.00 (59.00).  Boner 80-85 
percent lean 880-880 lbs high dressing (880) 58.00 (58.00); 890-890 lbs low dressing 
(890) 39.00 (39.00); 985-1160 lbs (1059) 51.00-55.00 (53.65); 1000-1170 lbs high 
dressing (1083) 59.00-67.00 (63.10); 910-1115 lbs low dressing (963) 23.00-45.00 
(34.97).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 705-705 lbs (705) 50.00-53.00 (51.50); 695-695 lbs 
high dressing (695) 60.00 (60.00); 800-800 lbs (800) 47.00 (47.00); 800-870 lbs low 
dressing (836) 22.00-41.00 (30.76). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1090-1335 lbs (1225) 72.00-80.00 (75.95); 1380-
1380 lbs low dressing (1380) 60.00 (60.00); 1745-1745 lbs (1745) 74.00 (74.00); 1505-
1790 lbs high dressing (1663) 81.00-91.50 (84.24); 1505-1505 lbs low dressing (1505) 
64.00 (64.00). 

   Baby Calves, per head:  Holsteins 115.00.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS144.txt