Market Summary: NC Egg Market Remains Strong

At the 3 livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 1010 cattle and 33 goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended $3.50 to $4.00 higher, feeder steers trended $8.00 higher, and heifers trended $7.00 to $10.50 higher when compared to last week’s sales.

N.C. EGGS: The market is steady on all sizes. Supplies are moderate. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 147.69, Large 149.24, Medium 122.86, and Small 102.00.

No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 3 to 4 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $7.11-$7.90 at feed mills and $7.15-$7.50 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 28 to 30 cents lower and were $14.40 at processors, and $13.86-$14.31 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat had no trend available. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $499.90 per ton for 48% protein.


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