Orangeburg Livestock Auction
CO_LS152
Columbia, SC      Wed May 16, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Orangeburg Stockyards, Orangeburg, SC
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.  (Figures in parentheses are weighted average weights and prices 
for each category)

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

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

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 420-445 lbs (433) 140.00-145.00 
(142.57); 450-490 lbs (468) 140.00-145.00 (143.26); 515-515 lbs full 
(515) 127.50-129.00 (128.25); 550-550 lbs (550) 127.50-132.50 (130.00); 
605-645 lbs (618) 120.00-127.50 (125.45); 825-830 lbs (828) 85.00-90.00 
(87.49).  Small 1-2 515-525 lbs (520) 120.00 (120.00).  Medium 2 405-430 
lbs (415) 120.00-132.50 (127.36); 450-490 lbs (473) 127.00-135.00 
(130.96); 535-540 lbs (538) 130.00-135.00 (132.49); 600-645 lbs (621) 
112.50-122.50 (116.92); 665-690 lbs (678) 92.50-97.50 (94.95).  Large 3 
720-735 lbs (728) 75.00-85.00 (79.95).  Small 3 400-400 lbs mexican 
origin (400) 61.00-62.50 (61.75). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Young 955-1100 lbs (1004) 659.00-
788.00 per head 4-6 months bred (720.37); 1220-1385 lbs (1284) 577.00-
780.00 per head 4-6 months bred (678.15).  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 
1065-1170 lbs (1123) 628.00-783.00 per head 7-9 months bred (718.05); 
1225-1415 lbs (1340) 842.00-934.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(888.40).1210-1480 lbs (1345) 726.00-947.00 per head 7-9 months bred 
(847.59).  Medium 2 Young 910-915 lbs (913) 510.00-521.00 per head 4-6 
months bred (515.52).1035-1040 lbs (1038) 582.00-595.00 per head 7-9 
months bred (588.48).

   Slaughter Cows: Boner 80-85 percent lean 810-875 lbs low dressing 
(843) 43.00-52.00 (47.67); 1095-1395 lbs (1217) 54.00-60.00 (57.52); 910-
1340 lbs low dressing (1089) 42.00-54.00 (47.31); 1420-1715 lbs low 
dressing (1535) 46.00-55.00 (51.20).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 680-755 lbs 
low dressing (718) 34.50-40.00 (37.11); 920-1210 lbs low dressing (1009) 
34.00-45.00 (40.75). 

   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 1-2 925-935 lbs low dressing (930) 66.00-
67.50 (66.75); 1165-1395 lbs (1268) 74.00-88.00 (79.13); 1090-1235 lbs 
low dressing (1168) 53.00-68.00 (60.18); 1645-1990 lbs (1857) 83.00-89.00 
(85.84). 

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