There were no weekly livestock auctions held on Wednesday.
N.C. Broiler-fryers: The market is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly desirable. The estimated slaughter for Thursday in North Carolina is 2,911,000 head compared to 2,916,000 head last Thursday.
N.C. Eggs: The market is steady on medium and small, 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 137.50, Large 132.98, Medium 114.08, and Small 112.00.
Peppers, bell type: demand moderate. Market is higher. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo 14.00-16.35 extra large 14.35-16.00 some including prior commitments 12.00 occasional lower fair quality 10.00-12.35 large 12.35-14.00 occasional lower
Blueberries: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12 1-pt cups with lids med-large 14.00 some 15.50 occasional lower
Squash: demand fairly light. Market is about steady. 1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons Zucchini small 6.00-8.35 med 4.00-6.35 Yellow Straight neck small 7.00-8.35 med 5.00-6.35 3/4 bushel cartons Yellow Crookneck small 10.00-12.00 med 4.00-6.00
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 2 to 3 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $4.24-$4.92 at feed mills and $4.25-4.87 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 15 cents lower and were $13.89 at the processors and $12.85-$14.02 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat trended 3 cents lower and ranged $4.35-$4.83 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $527.00 per ton for 48% protein.