NCDA Market Report for Friday June 1

At the weekly livestock auction held Wednesday at Norwood 549 cattle and no goats were sold. Slaughter cattle were mostly $1.00 to $7.00 higher when compared to the previous sale.  Feeder steers were $4.00 to $6.00 higher; heifers were mostly steady to $9.00 higher; bulls were mixed, $4.00 lower to $4.00 higher.  Buyer demand was moderate with moderate buyer activity.  Offerings were moderate with the quality of the cattle plain to average.  Average dressing slaughter cows brought $55.00 to $67.00, with high dressing up to $80.00.  Average dressing slaughter bulls, 1000 lbs. & up, sold at $85.00 to $95.00, with high dressing up to $113.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder steers, 400-500 lbs. brought $150.00-$160.00 and 500-600 lbs. were $142.00 to $158.00.  400-500 lbs. M&L 1-2 feeder heifers ranged $133.00 to $142.00 and 500-600 lbs. were $129.00 to $141.00.  400-500 M&L feeder bulls ranged $145.00 to $155.00.

 

N.C. Broiler-fryers: The market is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand.  Average weights are heavy.  The estimated slaughter for Thursday in North Carolina is 3,111,000 head compared to 3,110,000 head last Thursday.

 

N.C. Eggs:  The market is steady on all sizes. Supplies are moderate.  Retail demand is moderate.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 110.02, Large 105.98, Medium 92.00, and Small 77.00.

 

Eastern North Carolina

2017 Season

Unavailable due to the absence of the reporter.  This report will be released Friday.

 

2018 Season

Unavailable due to the absence of the reporter.  This report will be released Friday.

 

U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was 1 cent higher when compared to the previous report.  Prices ranged $3.94-$4.74 at feed mills and $4.04-$4.59 at elevators; new crop $4.23-$4.79.  U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were 4 to 5 cents lower; prices were $10.28 at the processors and $9.58-$9.91 at the elevators; new crop $9.49-$10.19.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was 1 cent higher.  Prices ranged $4.29-$4.59 at the feed mills; new crop $4.28-$5.26.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants was $405.30 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills: Bladenboro 4.56, —–, 4.49; Candor 4.69, —–, —-; Cofield 4.39, 10.16, —-; Laurinburg 4.46, —–, 4.44; Monroe 4.74, —–, —-; Nashville 4.52, —–, —-; Roaring River 4.74, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.59, —–, 4.59; Creswell 4.29, 9.63, 4.29; Statesville 4.44, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.59, —–, 4.59; Pantego #2 3.94, —–, —-.

 

Elevators: Bladenboro 4.34, 9.68, —-; Clarkton 4.34, 9.68, —-; Clement —-, —–, —-; Clinton 4.34, 9.63, —-; Creswell 4.10, 9.63, —-; Elizabeth City 4.04, 9.91, —-; Lagrange 4.34, 9.58, —-; Monroe —-, 9.79, —-; Mount Olive 4.34, 9.58, —-; Norwood 4.39, 9.79, —-; Register —-, —–, —-; Warsaw #2 4.59, —–, —-; Wilson 4.34, 9.63, —-.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low-middling one and one sixteenth South East average price is 93.65 cents per pound, the U.S. average is 88.39 cents per pound.