Mount Airy Auction
RA_LS147
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. (Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and prices 
for each category)

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 305-340 lbs (320) 132.00-142.00 (136.55); 370-
370 lbs (370) 137.00 (137.00); 400-410 lbs (405) 137.00 (137.00); 530-530 lbs (530) 
137.00 (137.00); 555-555 lbs (555) 139.00 (139.00).  Medium 2 385-385 lbs (385) 
117.00 (117.00).  Holstein Large 3 255-255 lbs (255) 73.00 (73.00); 337-337 lbs (337) 
62.00 (62.00); 385-385 lbs (385) 70.00 (70.00); 461-461 lbs (461) 65.00 (65.00).  
Holstein Large 4 400-400 lbs (400) 69.00 (69.00). 

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

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 465-495 lbs (480) 132.00-136.00 (134.06); 500-
505 lbs (503) 128.00-135.00 (130.68); 555-560 lbs (558) 121.00-125.00 (122.99); 645-
645 lbs (645) 113.00 (113.00); 705-705 lbs (705) 106.00 (106.00); 780-790 lbs (785) 
93.00-99.00 (96.01).  Medium 2 495-495 lbs (495) 120.00 (120.00); 585-585 lbs (585) 
110.00 (110.00); 630-630 lbs (630) 100.00 (100.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1160-1160 lbs (1160) 1000.00 per head 1-3 
months bred (1000.00).  Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 980-980 lbs (980) 925.00 per 
head 7-9 months bred (925.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1405-1645 lbs (1504) 65.50-69.00 
(67.40); 1620-1620 lbs high dressing (1620) 70.00 (70.00).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 
920-1375 lbs (1160) 58.00-67.50 (63.11); 1075-1365 lbs high dressing (1245) 68.50-
79.00 (70.89); 905-1210 lbs low dressing (1024) 50.00-57.50 (54.23).  Lean 85-90 
percent lean 750-750 lbs low dressing (750) 35.00 (35.00); 885-885 lbs high dressing 
(885) 63.00 (63.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1270-1480 lbs (1375) 87.50-94.00 (90.50); 1350-
1350 lbs low dressing (1350) 81.00 (81.00); 1590-2060 lbs (1802) 88.50-98.50 (92.75); 
1695-2025 lbs high dressing (1871) 102.00-104.50 (103.25). 

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_LS147.txt