South Branch Valley Livestock Auction
CW_LS146
Charleston, WV      Wed May 16, 2018     USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News

South Branch Livestock, Moorefield, WV
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  209          Last week:                    Last year:  
Slaughter cows made up 30 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, other cows 1 percent, and feeders 67 percent.  The feeder supply included 70 percent steers, 25 percent heifers, and 5 percent bulls. Near 76 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

�This report reflects prices of majority of livestock with a USDA grade,
weight, and sex on this sale date. This report does not represent all
animals at the sale on that date.�

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    240-240    240       158.00         158.00
    2    535-540    538    118.00-140.00     129.05
    1   1289-1289  1289       113.00         113.00   Select
    3   1320-1529  1407    110.00-113.50     111.09   Select
   53   1305-1642  1496    115.25-120.50     117.63   Choice
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    220-220    220       119.00         119.00
    3    655-655    655       116.00         116.00
    6    703-738    715     99.00-105.00     102.93

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-250    250       132.50         132.50
    1    345-345    345       135.00         135.00
    5    399-399    399       134.00         134.00
    1    400-400    400       130.00         130.00
    1    580-580    580       110.00         110.00
    1   1235-1235  1235       111.50         111.50   Select
    4   1230-1230  1230       113.75         113.75   Choice
    1   1305-1305  1305       102.00         102.00   Select
    3   1330-1330  1330       113.75         113.75   Choice
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    345-345    345       134.00         134.00   Smoke
    1    380-380    380       127.50         127.50
    2    463-463    463       125.00         125.00
    1    535-535    535        93.00          93.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    380-395    388     92.50-115.00     103.97

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    395-395    395       147.00         147.00
    2    550-560    555    117.00-121.00     118.98
    1    860-860    860        91.00          91.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    340-340    340       132.00         132.00

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1360-1360  1360     44.00-54.00       49.00
    9   1420-1825  1626     42.00-54.00       50.87
    2   1590-1730  1660        55.00          55.00   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   15   1110-1375  1238     42.00-54.00       49.26
    4   1075-1285  1205     54.50-67.00       60.75   High Dressing
    1   1270-1270  1270        40.50          40.50   Low Dressing
    4   1400-1530  1444     46.00-51.00       49.76
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    7    845-1285  1094     41.00-53.00       45.39
    1   1515-1515  1515        42.00          42.00 

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1340-1340  1340        85.00          85.00
    2   1680-2095  1888     70.00-74.00       71.78

Feeder&Slaughter Lambs          
 Head   Wt Range             Price Range
    3   40-60lb              140.00-157.00
   21   60-80lb              181.00-195.00
    3   100-120lb            191.00

Source: WV Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Charleston, WV
        Travis Funkhouser 304.703.4562 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCW_LS146.txt