At the 3 livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 1694 cattle and 76 goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended steady to $12.00 higher, feeder steers trended steady to $16.00 higher, and heifers trended mixed 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. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 166.99, Large 160.79, Medium 110.86, and Small 99.00.
Squash: demand moderate. Market is about steady. 1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons Zucchini 10.00-11.35, small Yellow Straight neck 12.00-12.35, small Yellow Crookneck 15.00-15.35
Tomatoes: demand moderate. Market is about steady.. 25 lb cartons loose extra large Vine Ripes U.S. Comb or Better 10.95-12.70
Tomatoes, grape type: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Flats 12 1-pt containers 7.95-8.95
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended mostly 5 to 6 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $4.07-$4.41 at feed mills and $3.81-$4.36 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 10 to 47 cents lower and were $13.20 at processors, and $12.12-$13.17 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat trended 5 cents lower, prices ranged $3.87 to $4.50 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $505.40 per ton for 48% protein.