Saluda Livestock Auction
CO_LS148
Columbia, SC      Mon Apr 16, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC
Report for Monday Apr 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  338          Last week:  681            Last year:  253

Compared to last week feeder steers and feeder bulls 5.00 higher, feeder heifers 
6.00 higher, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls mostly steady, trend based on 
limited comparable sales due to heavy rains in the area.. Light offering of 
average quality with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 15 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 2 percent, other cows 5 percent, and feeders 78 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 43 percent steers, 37 percent heifers, and 20 percent 
bulls. Near 16 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.  (Figures in parentheses 
are weighted average weights and prices for each category) *** 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 1-2 265-285 lbs (273) 165.00-175.00 (170.52); 
300-345 lbs (328) 160.00-175.00 (166.41); 350-395 lbs (371) 160.00-172.50 
(165.11); 410-435 lbs (420) 160.00-167.50 (163.15); 460-490 lbs (477) 151.00-
164.00 (157.13); 500-513 lbs (508) 153.00-163.00 (156.13); 555-570 lbs (569) 
153.00-154.00 (153.08); 647-647 lbs (647) 140.00 (140.00); 760-760 lbs (760) 
126.00 (126.00); 815-815 lbs value added (815) 118.00 (118.00).  Small 1-2 220-
220 lbs (220) 120.00 (120.00); 320-320 lbs (320) 135.00 (135.00); 395-395 lbs 
(395) 130.00 (130.00).  Medium 2 245-245 lbs (245) 150.00 (150.00); 255-291 lbs 
(274) 147.50-155.00 (152.36); 330-340 lbs (333) 140.00-155.00 (148.25); 355-395 
lbs (378) 140.00-155.00 (149.03); 455-455 lbs (455) 145.00 (145.00); 470-470 lbs 
fleshy (470) 135.00 (135.00); 520-525 lbs (523) 147.00-149.00 (148.00); 535-535 
lbs thin (535) 135.00 (135.00); 665-665 lbs fleshy (665) 100.00 (100.00); 835-
835 lbs (835) 96.00 (96.00).  Medium 3 620-620 lbs jersey (620) 62.50 (62.50).  
Holstein Large 3 280-280 lbs (280) 85.00 (85.00); 440-440 lbs (440) 90.00 
(90.00); 695-695 lbs (695) 68.00 (68.00); 760-760 lbs (760) 80.00 (80.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 285-295 lbs (290) 145.00-147.50 
(146.27); 320-345 lbs (330) 145.00-152.00 (149.05); 350-390 lbs (363) 137.50-
152.00 (145.93); 400-445 lbs (417) 135.00-146.00 (140.38); 460-465 lbs (463) 
137.00-138.00 (137.50); 505-545 lbs (518) 125.00-133.00 (129.82); 530-530 lbs 
full (530) 123.00 (123.00); 555-555 lbs (555) 132.00 (132.00); 620-630 lbs (623) 
118.00-121.00 (119.67); 630-630 lbs full (630) 113.00 (113.00); 650-680 lbs 
(665) 119.00 (119.00); 745-745 lbs (745) 109.00 (109.00); 750-750 lbs (750) 
105.00-111.00 (108.00); 797-797 lbs full (797) 100.00 (100.00); 805-805 lbs 
(805) 109.00 (109.00); 960-960 lbs (960) 91.00 (91.00).  Medium1-2 395-395 lbs 
(395) 120.00 (120.00).  Small 1-2 270-270 lbs (270) 125.00 (125.00); 345-345 lbs 
(345) 120.00 (120.00); 410-410 lbs (410) 115.00 (115.00); 435-435 lbs full (435) 
95.00 (95.00); 495-495 lbs (495) 105.00 (105.00).  Medium 2 200-200 lbs (200) 
142.50 (142.50); 250-280 lbs (265) 138.00-142.50 (140.12); 325-325 lbs (325) 
132.50 (132.50); 365-365 lbs (365) 133.00 (133.00); 405-415 lbs (410) 127.00-
127.50 (127.25); 480-480 lbs (480) 122.00-129.00 (127.25); 525-525 lbs (525) 
115.00-121.00 (118.00); 575-575 lbs (575) 125.00 (125.00); 595-595 lbs fleshy 
(595) 110.00 (110.00), full (595) 110.00 (110.00); 640-640 lbs (640) 104.00 
(104.00); 715-730 lbs (723) 95.00-102.00 (98.46); 750-750 lbs (750) 100.00 
(100.00).  Medium and Large 3 320-320 lbs (320) 105.00 (105.00); 350-350 lbs 
(350) 110.00 (110.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-425 lbs (413) 150.00-165.00 (157.36); 
450-490 lbs (473) 147.00-157.50 (153.04); 500-548 lbs (532) 140.00-155.00 
(143.01); 555-555 lbs (555) 143.00 (143.00); 570-570 lbs full (570) 132.00 
(132.00); 650-680 lbs (659) 125.00-126.00 (125.80); 715-715 lbs (715) 116.00 
(116.00); 760-770 lbs (765) 110.00-113.00 (111.51).  Small 1-2 485-485 lbs (485) 
132.00 (132.00); 525-525 lbs (525) 120.00 (120.00).  Medium 2 420-420 lbs (420) 
135.00-140.00 (137.50); 450-490 lbs (461) 136.00-145.00 (142.24); 450-450 lbs 
thin (450) 122.50 (122.50); 540-540 lbs (540) 120.00 (120.00); 640-640 lbs thin 
(640) 110.00 (110.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1110-1110 lbs (1110) 890.00 per head 4-
6 months bred (890.00).  Medium 2 Young 905-905 lbs (905) 720.00 per head 4-6 
months bred (720.00). 865-865 lbs (865) 730.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(730.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1335-1335 lbs (1335) 58.00 
(58.00); 1500-1505 lbs (1503) 58.00-60.00 (59.00).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 
1100-1390 lbs (1233) 58.00-63.00 (59.83); 1000-1325 lbs low dressing (1163) 
52.00-57.00 (55.11); 1400-1720 lbs (1479) 58.00-65.00 (60.72); 1475-1495 lbs low 
dressing (1485) 57.00 (57.00).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 780-780 lbs low dressing 
(780) 50.00 (50.00); 855-1300 lbs low dressing (1047) 45.00-57.00 (51.13); 1585-
1585 lbs low dressing (1585) 58.00 (58.00).

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [3] Small 1-2 760-885 lbs young cows with 80-355 lbs
calves 880.00-940.00 per pair. 

   Goats: [34] Last Week: 59 reported.  Slaughter and replacement classes 
sold on a per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 20-40 lbs 
one @ 62.50, 40-60 lbs 92.50-5.00. Yearlings: Sel 1 40-60 lbs 110.00-125.00. 
Weathers: Sla 1-2 80-100 lbs one @ 140.00, 100-150 lbs one @ 152.50. 
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 120.00 137.50, 150.00-152.50 fancy. Bucks/Billies: 
Sel 1 70-100 lbs one @ 130.00, 155.00-270.00 fancy, 100-150 lbs one @ 160.00, 
150-250 lbs one @ 230.00.  
 
   Other Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1285-1285 lbs (1285) 745.00 per head 
(745.00).  Medium and Large 3 Young 660-660 lbs (660) 430.00 per head (430.00).  
Medium and Large 3 Middle Aged 1045-1045 lbs (1045) 543.00 per head (543.00).  
Medium 2 Young 855-855 lbs (855) 829.00 per head (829.00); 920-960 lbs (940) 
874.00-929.00 per head (900.91).  Medium 2 Middle Aged 935-990 lbs (963) 626.00-
644.00 per head (635.26).  Small 1-2 Young 730-855 lbs (773) 507.00-610.00 per 
head (557.47); 985-985 lbs (985) 512.00 per head (512.00).  Small 3 Young 620-
620 lbs (620) 397.00 per head (397.00).  Small 3 Middle Aged 900-900 lbs (900) 
369.00 per head (369.00). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1555-1885 lbs (1720) 82.00-86.00 (84.19); 
1590-1590 lbs low dressing (1590) 78.00 (78.00). 

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS148.txt