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USDA-CO: South Carolina Livestock Thursday Auctions

Columbia, SC - Tue Dec 5, 2017 - USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News


Low Country Livestock Exchange, Darlington, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Dec 5, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  325        Last week:  243       Last year:  178

Slaughter cows made up 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, replacement cows 5 percent, other cows 4 percent, and feeders 75 
percent.  The feeder supply included 32 percent steers, 40 percent 
heifers, and 28 percent bulls. Near 22 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs.  ***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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    315-340    328    150.00-155.00     152.40
    4    405-445    431    142.00-146.00     144.03
    5    450-485    470    135.00-147.50     139.92
    6    505-545    525    137.50-143.00     140.13
    1    550-550    550       130.00         130.00
    3    605-620    613    130.00-131.00     130.34
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    305-335    320    115.00-132.50     123.34
    2    365-380    373    112.50-130.00     121.07
                             Medium 2
    4    350-390    370    130.00-140.00     133.82
    3    410-445    422       130.00         130.00
    3    460-490    472    122.00-130.00     126.41
    3    515-525    522    127.50-135.00     132.48
    1    585-585    585       120.00         120.00
                             Large 3
    1    255-255    255        80.00          80.00
    1    445-445    445        80.00          80.00
    1    470-470    470        55.00          55.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    260-260    260       110.00         110.00
    1    250-250    250       115.00         115.00   Brahman X
    1    305-305    305       122.50         122.50   Brahman X
    1    370-370    370       125.00         125.00
    2    350-380    365    107.50-110.00     108.80   Brahman X
    1    495-495    495        52.00          52.00
    1    525-525    525       120.00         120.00
    1    550-550    550        46.00          46.00
    1    650-650    650        47.00          47.00
    2    710-725    718     51.00-55.00       53.02
    1    805-805    805        55.00          55.00
    1    870-870    870        78.00          78.00
                             Medium 3
    1    295-295    295       112.50         112.50
                             Small 3
    1    245-245    245       120.00         120.00
    2    265-285    275    100.00-110.00     105.18
    1    340-340    340       110.00         110.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1    535-535    535        72.50          72.50

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    290-290    290       140.00         140.00
    3    320-345    337       135.00         135.00
    3    360-370    365    136.00-137.50     136.51
    2    405-405    405    135.00-137.50     136.25
    1    470-470    470       122.50         122.50
    7    510-540    524    115.00-129.00     121.64
    5    560-595    574    118.00-124.00     120.76
    3    600-635    612    110.00-120.00     114.90
    1    680-680    680       105.00         105.00
    1    820-820    820       105.00         105.00
    4    905-925    916     62.50-72.50       68.41
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    330-330    330       100.00         100.00
    1    460-460    460       100.00         100.00
    1    545-545    545       105.00         105.00
    1    555-555    555       110.00         110.00
                             Medium 2
    1    270-270    270       136.00         136.00
    1    350-350    350       127.00         127.00
    6    400-445    419    112.50-125.00     118.36
    4    450-475    469    110.00-115.00     112.53
    6    500-535    516    110.00-115.00     112.09
    1    575-575    575       115.00         115.00
    2    640-645    643    100.00-105.00     102.51
    1    715-715    715        82.50          82.50
    1    870-870    870        75.00          75.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    270-280    275    100.00-110.00     104.91
    2    350-360    355    100.00-105.00     102.54
    1    385-385    385       100.00         100.00   Brahman X
    3    415-435    427    110.00-122.50     115.73
    1    455-455    455       115.00         115.00   Brahman X
    1    500-500    500        90.00          90.00
    1    540-540    540       112.50         112.50   Brahman X
    1    575-575    575       110.00         110.00
    1    610-610    610       105.00         105.00   Brahman X
                             Small 3
    1    280-280    280       120.00         120.00
    2    340-345    343    102.50-107.50     105.02
    2    350-385    368    107.50-112.50     110.12
    1    435-435    435       100.00         100.00
    1    605-605    605        51.00          51.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    415-435    423    135.00-145.00     141.31
    4    460-490    475    125.00-131.00     128.36
    4    505-530    518    122.50-131.00     125.84
    4    605-625    616    113.00-117.50     115.38
    2    675-685    680    112.00-114.00     113.01
    2    705-720    713       100.00         100.00
    2    765-775    770     80.00-90.00       85.03
    1    815-815    815        80.00          80.00
    3    860-885    870     80.00-105.00      90.32
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    430-430    430       112.50         112.50
    2    490-490    490     95.00-120.00     107.50
    2    505-505    505    110.00-115.00     112.50
    1    635-635    635        90.00          90.00
    1    770-770    770        71.00          71.00
                             Medium 2
    3    420-445    428    120.00-135.00     128.17
    1    485-485    485       115.00         115.00
    5    550-585    564    112.50-120.00     116.94
    2    720-745    733     90.00-95.00       92.54
                             Large 3
    2    400-440    420     80.00-90.00       84.76
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    400-400    400       110.00         110.00   Brahman X
    1    465-465    465       121.00         121.00
    1    495-495    495       105.00         105.00   Brahman X
    1    545-545    545       115.00         115.00
    1    525-525    525       108.00         108.00   Brahman X
    1    580-580    580       107.50         107.50   Brahman X
    1    640-640    640        95.00          95.00
    1    805-805    805        67.00          67.00
                             Small 3
    1    430-430    430        90.00          90.00

Bred Cows                  Large 3 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    735-735    735       400.00         400.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 3 Young
    1    865-865    865       425.00         425.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
    1    740-740    740       425.00         425.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Young
    1    905-905    905       450.00         450.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    1    990-990    990       500.00         500.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1   1025-1025  1025       525.00         525.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
                            Small 2 Young
    1    740-740    740       550.00         550.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Small 3 Young
    2    605-690    648    325.00-375.00     351.64   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1430-1590  1510     46.00-50.00       48.11
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    5    930-1380  1225     47.00-53.00       51.08
    1   1460-1460  1460        46.00          46.00   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    3    715-755    737     30.00-40.00       34.25   Low Dressing
   13    960-1300  1107     43.00-56.00       50.36
    7    930-1205  1039     35.00-46.00       40.82   Low Dressing
    1   1420-1420  1420        50.00          50.00

   Cow/Calf Pairs: [4]  Medium and Large 1-2 875-1310 lbs young to middle 
age cows with 145-210 lbs 850.00-950.00 per pair.  Small 3 600-735 lbs 
young to middle age cows with 75-170 lbs calves 400.00-550.00 per pair.

   Goats: (178) Week Ago 94  Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a 
per head basis and weights are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 
37.50-57.50, 20-40 lbs 80.00-110.00 and a couple @ 130.00-140.00 Fancy, 
40-60 lbs 122.50-142.50, 60-80 lbs 150.00-157.50; Sel 2 20-40 lbs one @ 
60.00, 40-60 lbs one @ 117.50.  Wethers: Sla 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 150.00-
180.00, 100-150 lbs one @ 200.00, 150-250 lbs one @ 255.00.  
Does/Nannies:  Sel 1 50-70 lbs 130.00-142.00, 70-100 lbs 145.00-160.00, 
100-140 lbs one @ 175.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 100.00-120.00, 70-100 lbs 
115.00-135.00, 100-140 lbs one @ 122.50.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 
150.00-162.50; 100-150 lbs 165.00-200.00 and one @ 245.00; Sel 2 70-100 
lbs 125.00-140.00.

  Hogs: (175) Week Ago 174  Barrows and Gilts US 1-2 200-250 lbs 45.00-
70.00; 250-300 lbs 37.00-55.00; 300-350 lbs 50.00-59.00.  Sows US 1-2 
300-400 lbs 30.00-50.00, 400-450 lbs 38.00-54.00, 450-500 lbs 47.00-
55.00, 500-600 lbs 50.00-57.00, 600 lbs and up 45.00-53.00. Boars 200-300 
lbs one at 40.00; 300 lbs and up 5.00-25.00.  BBQ Shoats US 1-2 100-200 
lbs 50.00-92.50. Feeder Pigs:  US 1-2 under 100 lbs 10.00-70.00 per head.

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    960-985    973    500.00-650.00     575.96   Per Head
    2   1215-1285  1250    630.00-680.00     654.30   Per Head
                            Small 3 Young
    6    610-865    734    280.00-375.00     317.30   Per Head
                            Small 3 Middle Aged
    1    705-705    705       370.00         370.00   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1005-1030  1018     44.00-59.00       51.41   Low Dressing
    4   1700-2025  1839     51.00-67.00       59.11
    2   1685-1760  1723     56.00-67.00       61.38   Low Dressing

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS144.txt

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