Smithfield Auction
RA_LS151
Raleigh, NC                  Fri Jul 12, 2019          USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

***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.***

Powell Livestock Market, Smithfield, NC
Weighted Average Auction Report Thursday Jul 11, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  436        Two weeks ago:  424       Last Year:  648

No trend comparisons available due to last weeks sale closing for Independence Day 
holiday.  Moderate demand, buyer activity and offerings.  Quality of cattle average.

Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 1 percent, and feeders 85 percent.  The feeder supply included 35 
percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 25 percent bulls. Near 22 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 1-2 200-242 lbs (221) 125.00-134.00 (129.07); 252-
298 lbs (283) 125.00-135.00 (129.17); 310-348 lbs (335) 125.00-132.00 (127.71); 354-
398 lbs (375) 124.00-134.00 (130.01); 406-444 lbs (420) 124.00-136.00 (130.40); 450-
490 lbs (477) 130.00-135.00 (132.06); 558-574 lbs (568) 118.00-127.00 (122.96); 606-
631 lbs (625) 114.00-124.00 (119.12); 747-747 lbs (747) 109.00 (109.00); 989-989 lbs 
(989) 94.00 (94.00).  Small 1-2 262-274 lbs (268) 91.00-103.00 (96.87); 384-394 lbs 
(388) 101.00-104.00 (102.35).  Medium 2 274-284 lbs (279) 106.00-114.00 (109.93); 
354-394 lbs (377) 108.00-120.00 (113.72); 408-420 lbs (414) 120.00-121.00 (120.49); 
450-482 lbs (466) 115.00-120.00 (117.41); 500-538 lbs (518) 100.00-110.00 (104.99).

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 200-238 lbs (220) 116.00-124.00 (120.19); 
250-284 lbs (272) 116.00-121.00 (118.30); 370-390 lbs (378) 114.00-121.00 (117.97); 
410-444 lbs (428) 115.00-126.00 (119.07); 454-496 lbs (475) 110.00-122.00 (115.94); 
504-544 lbs (521) 100.00-116.00 (108.16); 550-598 lbs (580) 100.00-115.00 (105.32); 
614-634 lbs (619) 98.00-106.00 (100.05); 652-658 lbs (655) 102.00-106.00 (103.99); 
702-721 lbs (715) 99.00-104.00 (102.36).  Small 1-2 266-288 lbs (277) 70.00-82.00 
(77.30); 314-324 lbs (319) 71.00-87.00 (79.13); 438-438 lbs (438) 80.00 (80.00); 470-
490 lbs (480) 80.00-83.00 (81.53).  Medium 2 176-192 lbs (184) 100.00-106.00 
(102.87); 232-234 lbs (233) 109.00-110.00 (109.50); 286-290 lbs (288) 108.00-109.00 
(108.50); 320-336 lbs (328) 106.00-110.00 (107.95); 352-394 lbs (374) 92.00-111.00 
(102.27); 410-448 lbs (432) 89.00-114.00 (101.87); 456-493 lbs (478) 90.00-106.00 
(94.14); 526-548 lbs (537) 90.00-94.00 (92.01); 558-560 lbs (559) 84.00 (84.00); 806-
822 lbs (814) 72.00-74.00 (73.01).

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 450-494 lbs (472) 120.00-128.00 (125.15); 500-
538 lbs (523) 115.00-121.00 (117.08); 550-596 lbs (570) 110.00-117.00 (113.23); 602-
646 lbs (627) 106.00-110.00 (108.53); 650-676 lbs (666) 100.00-105.00 (102.40); 710-
730 lbs (717) 94.00-103.00 (99.35); 878-878 lbs (878) 80.00-89.00 (84.50). Medium 2 
450-494 lbs (480) 90.00-115.00 (104.00); 508-510 lbs (509) 110.00 (110.00); 560-584 
lbs (573) 90.00-100.00 (95.02); 604-620 lbs (611) 100.00-101.00 (100.34).

   Slaughter Cows: Boner 80-85 percent lean 934-1320 lbs (1134) 57.00-68.00 (61.49); 
1118-1368 lbs high dressing (1227) 69.00-76.00 (71.26).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 754-
766 lbs low dressing (760) 35.00-36.00 (35.50); 890-1134 lbs (969) 44.00-56.00 
(49.84); 818-1092 lbs low dressing (933) 36.00-44.00 (40.69). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1372-1492 lbs (1432) 77.00-88.00 (81.31); 1540-
1976 lbs (1781) 75.50-82.00 (79.04); 1916-1916 lbs high dressing (1916) 100.00 
(100.00); 1564-1588 lbs low dressing (1576) 59.00-65.00 (61.98). 


   Cows/Calf Pairs: (5) Small 1 and 2 634-764 lbs middle age cows with 60-180 lbs 
calves 475.00-625.00 per pair.  Medium 1 and 2 970-1012 lbs middle age cows with 180-
220 lbs calves 625.00-750.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsRA_LS151.txt