Chester Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report
CO_LS752
Columbia, SC      Tue Mar 13, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

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

Cattle Receipts:  109          Last week:  163            Last year:  153

No trend available this week due to limited comparable sales. Light offerings 
due to inclement weather this day, with moderate buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 22 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 73 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 36 percent steers, 42 percent heifers, and 22 percent 
bulls. Near 39 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       185.00         185.00
    1    385-385    385       172.00         172.00
    1    475-475    475       165.00         165.00
    1    575-575    575       146.00         146.00
    2    655-655    655    131.00-134.00     132.50
    3    751-751    751       134.50         134.50
    8    818-818    818       131.50         131.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    390-390    390       131.00         131.00
                             Medium 2
    1    345-345    345       165.00         165.00
    1    380-380    380       159.00         159.00
    1    495-495    495       159.00         159.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    275-275    275       112.50         112.50
    1    315-315    315       117.50         117.50

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    410-430    420    140.00-148.00     144.10
    3    470-485    477    140.00-143.00     141.65
    5    510-535    520    135.00-140.00     137.39
    3    550-585    567    132.00-135.00     133.32
    3    686-686    686       125.00         125.00
    2    737-737    737       113.00         113.00
    1    980-980    980       106.00         106.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    440-440    440       114.00         114.00
                             Medium 2
    2    370-370    370    135.00-144.00     139.50
    1    420-420    420       125.00         125.00
    1    455-455    455       130.00         130.00
    1    515-515    515       133.00         133.00
    1    565-565    565       131.00         131.00
    1    610-610    610       124.00         124.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    415-415    415       156.00         156.00
    1    480-480    480       158.00         158.00
    1    505-505    505       152.00         152.00
    3    575-585    582    141.00-147.00     144.02
    1    615-615    615       140.00         140.00
    2    650-660    655    120.00-137.00     128.44
    1    720-720    720       111.00         111.00
                             Medium 2
    1    465-465    465       146.00         146.00
    1    505-505    505       141.00         141.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    415-415    415       101.00         101.00
    1    670-670    670       105.00         105.00

Bred Cows                  Medium 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1080-1080  1080       560.00         560.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1705-1705  1705        69.00          69.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    8   1005-1355  1231     64.00-75.00       67.75
    5   1000-1280  1139     45.00-61.00       52.49   Low Dressing
    3   1470-1625  1525     69.00-74.00       71.42
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    995-1070  1033     43.00-45.00       44.04   Low Dressing

   Hogs: Receipts: [27] Last week: 35 reported. Sows: US 1-2 400-450 lbs 18.00 
43.50, 450-500 lbs several @ 39.00, 500-600 lbs 41.00-46.00.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1180-1180  1180       968.00         968.00   Per Head
    1   1395-1395  1395   1018.00-1018.00    1018.00   Per Head
                            Medium 2 Young
    1   1065-1065  1065       852.00         852.00   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1890-1890  1890        94.00          94.00

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS752.txt