Saluda Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
CO_LS753
Columbia, SC      Mon Sep 18, 2017     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Weighted Average Report for Monday Sep 18, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  830          Last week: no sale             Last year:  552

No trend available this week due to no sale last week. Heavy offering of average 
to good quality cattle with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 75 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 20 percent steers, 43 percent heifers, and 37 percent 
bulls. Near 28 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    205-230    218    170.00-185.00     177.93
    4    250-285    275    175.00-192.50     180.18
    2    350-355    353    157.50-165.00     161.28
    9    460-495    474    139.00-149.00     144.47
    9    500-540    520    129.00-135.00     130.90
    4    555-580    565    133.00-142.00     136.55
    7    602-645    618    125.00-131.00     128.14
    5    671-671    671       126.00         126.00
    4    715-743    736    110.00-115.00     113.79
                             Small 1 - 2
    4    380-390    386    118.00-137.00     126.28
                             Medium 2
    2    285-290    288    167.50-170.00     168.74
    9    350-385    374    137.50-147.00     143.80
    4    405-435    425    132.00-135.00     133.01
    2    465-475    470    134.00-140.00     137.03
                             Small 3
    4    200-228    217     70.00-75.00       71.31

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    360-385    370    133.00-148.00     139.58
    5    400-445    422    133.00-144.00     137.18
   14    455-495    472    121.00-127.00     125.28
   31    500-547    520    117.00-130.00     123.72
   10    550-585    560    120.00-125.00     122.79
   12    600-615    607    112.00-126.00     120.27
    6    650-685    663    105.00-113.00     108.81
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    555-580    568       100.00         100.00
    2    575-580    578     89.00-95.00       92.01   Fleshy
    3    620-640    633     92.00-100.00      95.37
    2    660-675    668        95.00          95.00
                             Medium 2
    2    305-340    323    125.00-134.00     129.74
    7    365-395    381    120.00-130.00     124.18
   24    400-445    421    117.00-129.00     124.14
    6    455-495    474    110.00-119.00     115.45
    2    585-590    588    109.00-113.00     110.99
    2    640-645    643    103.00-109.00     105.99
    2    700-702    701    100.00-105.00     102.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    475-490    483     82.50-88.00       85.29
                             Small 3
    8    200-230    212     80.00-95.00       85.59
    3    255-293    280     80.00-85.00       81.52
    2    415-445    430        92.50          92.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    415-420    418    159.00-162.00     160.49
   19    455-495    475    134.00-142.00     136.94
   14    500-545    519    126.00-138.00     130.87
    7    555-585    566    127.00-130.00     128.72
   22    600-645    629    112.00-122.00     115.36
    4    680-695    686    113.00-117.00     114.50
   13    700-737    718    108.00-114.00     110.15
    7    768-795    779    102.00-109.00     107.41
    2    810-825    818     98.00-103.00     100.48
    2    850-890    870        96.00          96.00
    2    910-915    913     89.00-94.00       91.51
                             Medium 2
    5    415-445    430    130.00-145.00     135.17
    8    460-485    475    122.00-131.00     126.87
    7    505-545    517    115.00-124.00     119.58
   17    550-595    574    115.00-124.00     120.70
    2    675-680    678    109.00-110.00     109.50

Bred Cows                  Small 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    830-850    840    420.00-570.00     494.11   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1500-1570  1523     66.00-67.00       66.67
    4   1465-1735  1618     58.00-63.00       61.19   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   18    995-1385  1199     62.00-77.00       67.07
    2    995-1145  1070     80.00-89.00       84.18   High Dressing
   16   1000-1370  1150     48.00-61.00       54.77   Low Dressing
   11   1400-1885  1570     65.00-72.00       67.07
    4   1410-1840  1573     60.00-64.00       63.04   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    7   1040-1395  1257     62.00-66.00       62.87
   20    825-1375  1080     43.00-61.00       55.53   Low Dressing
    2   1505-1515  1510     64.00-66.00       65.00
    4   1490-1945  1640     59.00-62.00       61.32   Low Dressing

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [5] Medium 1-2 900-905 lbs middle aged cows with 
80-200 lbs calves 710.00-800.00 per pair. Small 1-2 665-810 lbs young to middle 
aged cows with 75-275 lbs calves 720.00-970.00 per pair.

   Goats: [58] Week ago: 0 reported.  Slaughter and replacement classes sold 
on a per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 under 20 lbs 25.00 
27.50, 20-40 lbs 30.00-37.50, 40-60 lbs 50.00-55.00, 60-80 lbs one @ 80.00.  
Yearlings: Sel 1 40-60 lbs 105.00-125.00. Wethers:  Sla 1-2 80-100 lbs one @
150.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 80.00-110.00 120.00-127.50 fancy, 70-100 
lbs 147.50-160.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 125.00-155.00,100-150 lbs 
205.00-220.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 115.00-120.00, 100-150 lbs one @ 167.50. 
   
   Hogs: Receipts: [27] Week Ago: 0 reported.  Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 250-300 
lbs one @ 40.00, 300-350 lbs one @ 50.00.  Sows: US 1-3 300-400 lbs 
one @ 40.00, 400-450 lbs one @ 37.00, 450-500 lbs several @ 29.00. BBQ Shoats: 
US 1-3 100-200 lbs 26.00-51.00.  Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 Under 100 lbs several @ 
25.00.

Other Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    915-1010   958    725.00-939.00     834.51   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    5    675-880    743    540.00-766.00     637.10   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1010-1240  1132     75.00-76.00       75.70   Low Dressing

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS753.txt