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RA_LS752
Raleigh, NC      Tue Mar 12, 2013     USDA-NC Dept of Ag Market News

Harward Brothers Livestock Market, Turnersburg, NC
Weighted Average Report for Monday Mar 11, 2013

Cattle Receipts:  1601      Last week:  1134              Last year:  1763

Slaughter cows were mostly steady to 3.00 higher, bulls mostly steady to 1.00 higher. 
Feeder cattle steers and bulls were mostly steady to 3.00 lower, heifers steady to 3.00 
higher. Slaughter cows made up 14 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 0 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 28 percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 33 percent bulls. Near 21 
percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    220-240    232    170.00-190.00     179.78
   12    250-295    269    157.50-192.50     175.70
   37    300-345    324    150.00-212.50     181.41
   32    350-395    376    150.00-187.00     169.15
   23    400-445    429    148.00-184.00     164.39
   20    450-495    469    140.00-175.00     155.32
   24    500-545    525    132.00-165.00     146.08
   35    550-595    568    131.00-154.00     147.00
   15    605-645    621    130.00-145.00     139.26
    3    650-660    655    127.00-144.00     133.66
    6    700-745    713    115.00-140.00     125.62
                             Small 1 - 2
    4    210-245    220    122.50-150.00     143.44
    5    250-295    277    107.50-150.00     124.27
    4    330-345    336    130.00-150.00     138.23
   11    350-385    369    110.00-150.00     134.42
    8    460-495    477    100.00-140.00     127.25
   10    505-544    534    126.00-133.00     127.14
    7    550-590    576    111.00-129.00     119.79
    3    670-695    687    115.00-125.00     120.33
                             Holstein Large 3
    6    310-345    331    102.00-111.00     105.50
    5    410-421    417    100.00-108.00     106.23
    6    500-536    528     91.00-99.00       97.08
    4    565-590    578     90.00-97.00       93.96

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    250-295    275    140.00-170.00     148.81
   16    300-345    323    145.00-173.00     159.59
   36    350-395    369    142.50-172.00     159.19
   39    400-445    425    133.00-164.00     149.00
   54    450-495    471    125.00-155.00     137.62
   60    500-545    519    125.00-157.00     131.62
   36    550-590    568    122.00-132.00     127.94
   35    600-645    618    115.00-129.00     122.71
   13    650-690    665    114.00-132.00     119.04
    5    700-730    707    109.00-117.00     113.17
    5    750-760    755    106.00-109.00     107.40
                             Small 1 - 2
    4    205-220    213    100.00-127.50     116.03
    4    310-345    326    115.00-140.00     127.90
    7    370-395    377     98.00-140.00     115.19
   11    410-445    430    110.00-135.00     127.05
   12    450-495    474    107.00-130.00     123.44
   10    500-545    521    116.00-132.00     125.83
    8    555-595    577    118.00-128.00     122.26
    8    600-640    616    104.00-116.00     113.25
                             Medium and Large 3
    3    375-375    375     90.00-130.00     113.33
    6    405-445    431    124.00-138.00     128.56
    5    450-490    471    115.00-126.00     121.97
    7    510-540    528    100.00-128.00     118.91
    4    555-570    564    108.00-126.00     119.97
    3    600-630    620    107.00-116.00     112.63
    3    650-685    670    104.00-110.00     106.28
    5    710-745    733     85.00-101.00      95.66

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   57    400-445    423    140.00-188.00     155.51
   53    450-495    477    135.00-167.00     145.61
   47    500-545    521    130.00-155.00     142.52
   32    550-595    567    135.00-151.00     142.07
   40    600-645    622    120.00-141.00     131.25
   19    650-690    668    120.00-130.00     124.20
   13    700-740    717    110.00-126.00     115.58
    3    800-820    810     95.00-104.00      98.30
                             Small 1 - 2
   15    400-445    431    110.00-140.00     127.59
   14    450-495    474    110.00-135.00     126.35
   21    500-545    519    110.00-135.00     125.88
   23    550-595    571    110.00-135.00     126.02
    4    610-625    615    104.00-115.00     110.98
    7    650-690    664     99.00-115.00     107.29
    6    705-745    728     86.00-110.00      99.89
                             Medium and Large 3
    5    450-490    476    115.00-144.00     131.78
    3    555-585    567    135.00-140.00     136.96
    3    655-675    668    110.00-119.00     114.34

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1085-1110  1098    840.00-980.00     909.20   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Small and Medium 1 - 2 Young
    1    735-735    735        79.00          79.00   4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19   1010-1385  1236     78.00-88.50       83.58
    2   1265-1340  1303     90.00-92.50       91.29   High Dressing
    2   1025-1260  1143     70.00-74.00       71.79   Low Dressing
   11   1415-1885  1567     77.50-87.50       84.02
    3   1535-1680  1620     89.00-90.00       89.35   High Dressing
    2   1415-1455  1435     74.00-75.00       74.51   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    7    715-880    824     77.00-82.00       79.37
    1    880-880    880        90.00          90.00   High Dressing
    3    785-885    838     73.00-76.00       74.64   Low Dressing
   55    905-1390  1131     76.00-88.00       83.12
   11    905-1355  1232     89.00-96.00       91.69   High Dressing
    7    955-1300  1165     70.00-75.00       72.40   Low Dressing
   21   1400-1665  1487     77.00-88.50       84.64
   17   1410-1940  1637     89.00-93.00       91.01   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    585-750    668     70.00-75.50       73.09
    6    665-755    707     40.00-65.00       56.31   Low Dressing
    6    835-1185   903     70.00-75.50       72.63
   17    805-1395  1031     45.00-69.00       60.23   Low Dressing

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    955-1025   990     94.00-96.50       95.21  

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1335-1475  1399     92.50-102.00      96.87
    2   1065-1450  1258    103.50-109.50     106.04   High Dressing
    3   1140-1350  1253     85.00-87.50       86.00   Low Dressing
   11   1590-2010  1780     90.00-102.00      98.24
    2   1695-1705  1700    104.00-107.00     105.50   High Dressing
    1   1655-1655  1655        88.00          88.00   Low Dressing

   Cows/Calf Pairs: (3)  Medium and Large 1 and 2 890-995 lbs young to middle age cows 
with 90-145 lbs calves 930.00-975.00 per pair.  Large 2 1175 lbs middle age cows with 270 
lbs calves 1420.00 per pair.

Source: NC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Raleigh, NC
        919-707-3156 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsRA_LS752.txt