Mt. Airy Stockyard Weighted Average Report
RA_LS757
Raleigh, NC                     Wed May 16, 2018     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.***

Mount Airy livestock exchange, Mount Airy, NC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday May 15, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  115           Last week:  106      Last year:  

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were 2.00 lower with bulls 2.00 higher. Feeder 
cattle prices were slightly lower. Moderate demand and market activity.  Light 
offerings with quality of cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 26 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 14 percent, 
replacement cows 3 percent, and feeders 57 percent.  The feeder supply included 31 
percent steers, 43 percent heifers, and 26 percent bulls. Near 22 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    305-340    320    132.00-142.00     136.55
    1    370-370    370       137.00         137.00
    2    400-410    405       137.00         137.00
    1    530-530    530       137.00         137.00
    1    555-555    555       139.00         139.00
                             Medium 2
    1    385-385    385       117.00         117.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    255-255    255        73.00          73.00
    2    337-337    337        62.00          62.00
    1    385-385    385        70.00          70.00
    4    461-461    461        65.00          65.00
                             Holstein Large 4
    1    400-400    400        69.00          69.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    420-440    427    125.00-131.00     127.63
    4    450-485    469    123.00-130.00     127.20
    3    505-535    522    125.00-128.00     126.67
    3    570-595    582    121.00-122.00     121.34
    4    605-640    620    105.00-119.00     110.36
    1    690-690    690       103.00         103.00
    1    770-770    770        89.00          89.00
                             Medium 2
    1    370-370    370       122.00         122.00
    1    420-420    420       117.00         117.00
    1    510-510    510       118.00         118.00
    1    690-690    690        94.00          94.00
                             Medium 3
    1    385-385    385       100.00         100.00
    1    540-540    540       103.00         103.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    465-495    480    132.00-136.00     134.06
    3    500-505    503    128.00-135.00     130.68
    2    555-560    558    121.00-125.00     122.99
    1    645-645    645       113.00         113.00
    1    705-705    705       106.00         106.00
    3    780-790    785     93.00-99.00       96.01
                             Medium 2
    1    495-495    495       120.00         120.00
    1    585-585    585       110.00         110.00
    1    630-630    630       100.00         100.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1160-1160  1160       1000.00    1000.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1    980-980    980       925.00         925.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1405-1645  1504     65.50-69.00       67.40
    1   1620-1620  1620        70.00          70.00   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   10    920-1375  1160     58.00-67.50       63.11
    4   1075-1365  1245     68.50-79.00       70.89   High Dressing
    5    905-1210  1024     50.00-57.50       54.23   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    750-750    750        35.00          35.00   Low Dressing
    1    885-885    885        63.00          63.00   High Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1270-1480  1375     87.50-94.00       90.50
    1   1350-1350  1350        81.00          81.00   Low Dressing
    6   1590-2060  1802     88.50-98.50       92.75
    5   1695-2025  1871    102.00-104.50     103.25   High Dressing

Cows/Calf Pairs: (1) medium 1 and 2 1000 lb middle age cow with 210 lb calves 775.00 
per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/mktnews/RA_LS757.txt