Orangeburg Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report
CO_LS756
Columbia, SC      Wed May 16, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Orangeburg Stockyards, Orangeburg, SC
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  461          Last week:  272           Last year:   271
  
Compared to last week, feeder steer and feeder heifer prices tended to be 
steady to 2.00 higher. Feeder bull prices tended to be mostly steady.   
Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls tended to sell 8.00-10.00 lower.
There was a light offering of high quality calves with active buyer 
participation. There is a low demand for fleshy and early maturing calves 
as well as extremely thin fleshed calves. *** 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. *** 

Slaughter cows made up 17 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 
percent, replacement cows 9 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 70 
percent.  The feeder supply included 41 percent steers, 37 percent 
heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 26 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    325-335    330    150.00-152.50     151.27
    4    481-481    481       147.50         147.50
    9    538-538    538       140.00         140.00
    2    585-595    590    140.00-145.00     142.52
   10    610-630    616    127.50-137.50     132.31
                             Small 1 - 2
    3    260-295    280    122.50-152.50     141.12
    3    310-340    322    122.50-135.00     128.15
    2    380-385    383    125.00-130.00     127.48
    2    460-495    478    122.50-125.00     123.80
                             Medium 2
    2    285-285    285       152.50         152.50
    4    350-375    364    135.00-145.00     137.58
    2    415-435    425       140.00         140.00
    2    465-485    475       142.50         142.50
                             Small 3
    2    400-410    405     58.00-65.00       61.54   Mexican Origin
                             Holstein Large 3
    4    320-335    326     55.00-67.50       62.13
    6    365-380    371     40.00-58.00       51.02
    8    400-430    415     50.00-69.00       59.86

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    215-235    223    135.00-145.00     139.96
    4    310-345    331    140.00-147.00     141.74
    2    350-355    353       150.00         150.00
    3    430-445    438    130.00-137.50     132.54
    2    455-475    465    120.00-125.00     122.55   Fleshy
    5    500-525    508    125.00-132.50     129.63
    9    688-688    688       117.00         117.00
    2    670-680    675    105.00-110.00     107.48   Fleshy
                             Small 1 - 2
    3    250-280    260    120.00-137.50     128.01
    6    360-395    380    110.00-120.00     113.29
    2    405-435    420    110.00-115.00     112.41
    2    420-445    433     70.00-80.00       74.86   Fleshy
                             Medium 2
    3    220-240    230    120.00-127.50     123.41
    2    200-220    210    130.00-135.00     132.62   Thin
    2    260-270    265       150.00         150.00
    4    300-335    320    125.00-135.00     130.76
    3    365-380    375    122.50-132.50     128.31
    2    355-380    368    110.00-120.00     115.17   Thin
    2    430-440    435       127.50         127.50
    2    450-470    460    120.00-127.50     123.67
    3    515-535    527    112.00-122.50     116.50
    5    550-595    573    110.00-117.50     113.49
    2    605-635    620       115.00         115.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    420-445    433    140.00-145.00     142.57
    3    450-490    468    140.00-145.00     143.26
    2    515-515    515    127.50-129.00     128.25   Full
    2    550-550    550    127.50-132.50     130.00
    5    605-645    618    120.00-127.50     125.45
    2    825-830    828     85.00-90.00       87.49
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    515-525    520       120.00         120.00
                             Medium 2
    3    405-430    415    120.00-132.50     127.36
    5    450-490    473    127.00-135.00     130.96
    2    535-540    538    130.00-135.00     132.49
    4    600-645    621    112.50-122.50     116.92
    2    665-690    678     92.50-97.50       94.95
                             Large 3
    2    720-735    728     75.00-85.00       79.95
                             Small 3
    2    400-400    400     61.00-62.50       61.75   Mexican Origin

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head Wt Range Avg Wt   Price Range    Avg Price
  3  955-1100   1004   659.00-788.00   720.37   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
  4 1220-1385   1284   577.00-780.00   678.15   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
  3 1065-1170   1123   628.00-783.00   718.05   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
  3 1225-1415   1340   842.00-934.00   888.40   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
  2 1210-1480   1345   726.00-947.00   847.59   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Young
  2  910-915     913   510.00-521.00   515.52   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
  2 1035-1040   1038   582.00-595.00   588.48   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                 Boner 80-85% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    810-875    843     43.00-52.00       47.67   Low Dressing
    9   1095-1395  1217     54.00-60.00       57.52
   38    910-1340  1089     42.00-54.00       47.31   Low Dressing
    3   1420-1715  1535     46.00-55.00       51.20   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    680-755    718     34.50-40.00       37.11   Low Dressing
    4    920-1210  1009     34.00-45.00       40.75   Low Dressing

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [21] Medium & Large 1-2 910-1365 lbs Young to Middle 
Age cows with 125-355 lbs calves 875.00-1430.00 per. Small 1-2 650-855 
lbs Young to Middle Age cows with 80-280 lbs calves 650.00-950.00 per 
pair. 
   
   Goats: [0] Last Week: 10. 
 
   Hogs: [170] Last Week: 155 Barrows and Gilts: US 1-3 200-250 lbs 
33.00-52.00, 250-300 lbs 31.00-40.00, 300-350 lbs 33.00-39.00. Sows: US 
1-3 300-400 lbs 20.00-30.00, 400-450 lbs 28.00-34.00, 500-600 lbs 33.00-
39.00. Boars: 300 lbs and up a couple @ 5.00. BBQ Shoats: US 1-3 100-200 
lbs 30.00-50.00. Feeder Pigs: US 1-3 30.00-50.00 per head.

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    925-935    930     66.00-67.50       66.75   Low Dressing
    3   1165-1395  1268     74.00-88.00       79.13
    4   1090-1235  1168     53.00-68.00       60.18   Low Dressing
    3   1645-1990  1857     83.00-89.00       85.84

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
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