At the 3 livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 2093 cattle and 43 goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended mostly steady to $12.00 lower, feeder steers trended mostly $4.00 to $10.00 higher, and heifers trended mostly $4.00 to $7.00 higher when compared to the previous sales a week ago.
N.C. Eggs: The market is steady on small and medium, higher on the balance. Supplies are moderate for small and medium, light on the balance. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 164.24, Large 158.04, Medium 110.86, and Small 104.00.
Squash: demand fairly good. Market for yellow crookneck is slightly higher, others are about steady. 1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons small Zucchini 8.00-10.00, small Yellow Straight neck 10.00-10.35
Tomatoes: supply fairly light. Demand moderate. 25 lb cartons loose extra large Vine Ripes U.S. Comb or Better 10.95-11.95
Tomatoes, grape type: supply fairly light. Demand is moderate. Flats 12 1-pt containers 7.95-8.95
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 4 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $3.70-$4.38 at feed mills and $3.78-$4.35 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended mostly 8 to 9 cents higher and were $13.07 at processors, and $11.69-$12.79 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat trended 4 cents lower, prices ranged $3.85 to $4.55 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $491.80 per ton for 48% protein.