South Carolina Livestock Thursday Auctions
CO_LS144
Columbia, SC      Tue Mar 13, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

LowCountry Livestock Exchange, Darlington, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Mar 13, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  247          Last week: 291                   Last year:  79

Slaughter cows made up 9 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 17 percent,
other cows 6 percent, and feeders 67 percent.  The feeder supply included 30 percent steers, 44 percent heifers,
and 26 percent bulls. Near 14 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
    4    305-335    316    170.00-180.00     176.26
    3    350-370    362    162.50-180.00     170.67
    8    410-410    410       160.00         160.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    340-340    340       145.00         145.00
    4    355-395    375    150.00-156.00     153.48
                             Medium 2
    2    225-245    235    115.00-125.00     120.21
    2    255-270    263    115.00-122.50     118.86
    2    380-395    388    120.00-140.00     129.81
    1    525-525    525       112.00         112.00
    1    575-575    575       136.00         136.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    325-325    325       100.00         100.00
    2    370-385    378     80.00-108.00      94.28
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    540-540    540        71.00          71.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    280-280    280       160.00         160.00
    4    360-380    370    140.00-160.00     149.95
    2    410-440    425    142.50-161.00     151.42
    5    455-485    472    130.00-140.00     133.02
    3    560-590    578    120.00-131.00     124.55
    1    630-630    630       123.00         123.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    230-235    233    137.50-145.00     141.29
    1    425-425    425       130.00         130.00
                             Medium 2
    1    245-245    245       127.50         127.50
    1    265-265    265       127.50         127.50
    2    300-320    310    122.50-125.00     123.79
    2    355-360    358    117.00-120.00     118.51
    7    420-445    436    110.00-130.00     119.30
    1    530-530    530       125.00         125.00
    3    565-580    572    115.00-117.50     116.67
    1    640-640    640       110.00         110.00
    2    660-670    665    112.00-112.50     112.25
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    370-370    370        80.00          80.00
    1    435-435    435        85.00          85.00
    1    560-560    560        82.50          82.50
    2    745-745    745     78.00-99.00       88.50
    1    840-840    840        85.00          85.00
                             Small 3
    1    205-205    205       100.00         100.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    400-440    428    153.00-171.00     166.17
    2    490-495    493    140.00-153.00     146.53
    3    515-540    523    130.00-137.50     133.12
    1    580-580    580       130.00         130.00
    1    610-610    610       131.00         131.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    470-485    478       130.00         130.00
                             Medium 2
    2    430-445    438    117.50-122.50     120.04
    1    460-460    460       115.00         115.00
    2    555-570    563    112.50-115.00     113.77
    1    665-665    665       110.00         110.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    405-435    420     80.00-100.00      90.36
    1    600-600    600        95.00          95.00
    3    705-740    727     94.00-100.00      97.63
    2    765-790    778     60.00-92.50       75.99

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    890-890    890       850.00         850.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1    855-855    855       850.00         850.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    2   1160-1165  1163    925.00-950.00     937.47   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2    930-1060   995    700.00-725.00     711.68   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1    765-765    765       775.00         775.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    2    685-795    740    525.00-550.00     538.43   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                 Boner 80-85% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    940-1310  1112     64.00-67.00       65.18
    4    905-1210  1031     46.00-54.00       51.14   Low Dressing
    3   1635-1690  1655     64.00-67.00       65.68
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2   1070-1100  1085     37.00-40.00       38.48   Low Dressing

  Cow/Calf Pairs: (17) Medium and Large 1-2 930-1090 lbs young to middle age cows with 125-225 lbs calves 
800.00-1125.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 680-805 lbs young to middle age cows with 125-260 lbs calves 600.00-1050.00 per pair.
 
 Goats: (152) Week Ago  104  Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are estimated 
Kids:  Sel 1  Under 20 lbs 40.00-65.00; 20-40 lbs  85.00-125.00; 40-60 lbs  127.50-145.00; 60-80 lbs 160.00-195.00.
Sel 2 20-40 lbs 50.00-80.00; 40-60 lbs 75.00-85.00. Does/Nannies:  Sel 1 50-70 lbs 135.00-145.00. Sel 2 50-70 lbs 
95.00-115.00. Wethers:  Slaughter 1&2 80-100 lbs 185.00-210.00. Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs  145.00-155.00;
100-150.00 lbs 180.00-255.00. Sel 2 70-100 lbs 125.00-140.00. Pairs:  Sel 2  Nannies  50-70 lbs with Kids Under 20 lbs
120.00. Trios: Sel 2 Nannies  50-70 lbs with 2 Kids Under 20 lbs 155.00-252.00.

  Hogs: (56) Week Ago 108  Barrows and Gilts US 1-2 200-250 lbs 54.00-60.00. Sows US 1-2 300-400 lbs 15.00-40.00;
400-450 lbs 45.00-62.00;  450-500 lbs one at 39.00. Boars 200-300 lbs one at 35.00. BBQ Shoats US 1-2  100-200 lbs
12.00-56.00. Feeder Pigs:  US 1-2 under 100 lbs 30.00-52.50 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    945-945    945       538.00         538.00   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    2    660-810    735    640.00-761.00     706.67   Per Head
                            Small 3 Young
    4    625-795    703    311.00-437.00     382.90   Per Head
                            Small 3 Middle Aged
    2    680-760    720    228.00-238.00     232.72   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    890-890    890        62.00          62.00   Low Dressing
    1   1150-1150  1150        91.00          91.00
    1   1500-1500  1500        89.00          89.00

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