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USDA-CO: South Carolina Livestock Thursday Auctions

Columbia, SC - Tue Feb 6, 2018 - USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News


Low Country Livestock Exchange, Darlington, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Feb 6, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  207        Last week:  299           Last year:  223


Slaughter cows made up 7 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, replacement cows 6 percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 81 
percent.  The feeder supply included 35 percent steers, 42 percent 
heifers, and 22 percent bulls. Near 7 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
    1    205-205    205       180.00         180.00
    2    280-285    283    175.00-180.00     177.48
    3    325-335    330    165.00-172.50     170.00
    1    340-340    340       190.00         190.00   Fancy
    8    355-395    373    152.50-168.00     160.67
    1    360-360    360       180.00         180.00   Fancy
    5    480-490    485    150.00-157.50     151.90
    4    503-510    505    157.00-160.00     157.76
    2    575-590    583    141.00-151.00     145.94
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    475-475    475       130.00         130.00
                             Medium 2
    2    250-275    263    152.50-160.00     156.43
    2    310-320    315    140.00-147.50     143.69
    2    365-395    380    140.00-151.00     145.28
    3    525-535    530    135.00-145.00     141.64
    1    550-550    550       132.50         132.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    250-295    273    137.50-140.00     138.85
    1    335-335    335       130.00         130.00
    2    370-390    380    100.00-130.00     115.39
    1    435-435    435       122.50         122.50

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    360-370    365    145.00-161.00     152.89
    2    400-440    420    140.00-145.00     142.38
   16    455-495    472    130.00-141.00     135.03
   10    505-525    515    127.50-140.00     132.73
    3    565-565    565    130.00-137.50     132.50
    2    605-610    608       125.00         125.00
    1    670-670    670       115.00         115.00
    1    700-700    700       110.00         110.00
    1    880-880    880        95.00          95.00
                             Medium 2
    3    320-345    335    120.00-137.50     131.93
    1    390-390    390       135.00         135.00
    3    415-445    428    120.00-130.00     124.96
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    250-295    273    100.00-102.50     101.15
                             Small 3
    1    215-215    215       110.00         110.00
    1    335-335    335       100.00         100.00
    2    370-390    380       120.00         120.00
    1    415-415    415       100.00         100.00
    1    515-515    515        92.50          92.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    425-445    437    151.00-170.00     159.54
    1    435-435    435       180.00         180.00   Fancy
    3    460-495    473    150.00-164.00     157.48
    3    505-545    528    135.00-144.00     139.56
    3    550-585    562    130.00-142.50     135.97
    1    615-615    615       127.00         127.00
    1    650-650    650       125.00         125.00
    1    840-840    840       105.00         105.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    510-510    510       110.00         110.00
                             Medium 2
    3    405-445    427    137.50-142.50     140.03
    2    450-490    470    140.00-147.50     143.91
    1    515-515    515       122.50         122.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    810-810    810        92.50          92.50

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    880-880    880       825.00         825.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
    1   1010-1010  1010       525.00         525.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Young
    1    790-790    790       475.00         475.00   Per Head  1-3 
Months Bred
    1    685-685    685       500.00         500.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
    2    640-725    683    450.00-500.00     476.56   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    1    790-790    790       450.00         450.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1    640-640    640       425.00         425.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1805-1885  1845     62.00-64.00       62.98
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    2   1130-1185  1158     62.00-66.00       63.95
    1   1490-1490  1490        67.00          67.00
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    4    955-1250  1065     52.00-60.00       55.73
    2    825-1195  1010     33.00-35.00       34.18   Low Dressing

   Cow/Calf Pairs: (2) Medium and Large 1-2 885-960 lbs Young to Middle 
Age Cows with 110-265 lbs calves 725.00-1000.00 per pair.  

   Goats: (99) 94   Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head 
basis and weights are estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 60.00-75.00, 
20-40 lbs 80.00-115.00, 40-60 lbs 120.00-150.00 and few @ 160.00-195.00; 
Sel 2 20-40 lbs 70.00-75.00.  Wethers:  Sla 1 and 2 80-100 lbs couple @ 
180.00, 100-150 lbs 250.00-310.00.  Does/Nannies:  Sel 1 50-70 lbs 
130.00-155.00 and one @ 175.00 Fancy, 70-100 lbs 180.00-195.00 one @ 
230.00 Fancy, 100-140 lbs 200.00-215.00 Fancy; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 145.00-
165.00. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 170.00-190.00, 100-150 lbs 
195.00-250.00 and one @ 275.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs one @ 145.00, 100-150 
lbs one @ 190.00.

   Hogs: (127) Week Ago 108  Barrows and Gilts: US 1-2 200-250 lbs 48.00-
52.00, 250-300 lbs couple @ 46.00, 300-350 lbs 58.00-60.00. Sows: US 1-2 
300-400 lbs one 52.00, 400-450 lbs one @ 56.00, 600 lbs and up one at 
47.00. Boars:  200-300 lbs one @ 15.00, Over 300 lbs one @ 5.00.  BBQ 
Shoats: US 1-2 100-200 lbs 20.00-57.00.  Feeder Pigs: US 1-2 under 100 
lbs 12.50-52.50 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    915-985    950       590.00         590.00   Per Head
                            Medium 2 Young
    1    670-670    670       420.00         420.00   Per Head
                            Small 3 Young
    1    605-605    605       375.00         375.00   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1000-1125  1058     76.00-82.00       78.55
    1   1480-1480  1480        64.00          64.00   Low Dressing

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS144.txt

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