NCDA Market Report for Thursday June 14

At the livestock auction held Tuesday at Shelby and Mt. Airy a total of 697 cattle and 7 goats were sold.  When compared to the previous week, slaughter cows were steady to $7.00 lower; bulls were unevenly steady.  Feeder steer were mostly steady to $8.00 higher; heifers were $3.00 to $4.00 higher; bulls were mixed $8.00 lower to $4.00 higher.  Demand and buyer activity were moderate for the moderate offerings.  Quality of cattle was plain to average.  Average dressing slaughter cows brought $56.00 to $75.00 with high dressing up to $77.00. Slaughter bulls, 1,000 pounds and up were $83.00 to $98.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder steers, 400-500 lbs. ranged $139.00 to $162.50; 500-600 lbs. ranged $137.00 to $161.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder heifers, 400-500 lbs. ranged $129.00 to $138.00; 500-600 lbs. ranged $124.00 to $133.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder bulls, 400-500 lbs. ranged $134.00 to $149.00.

 

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 Wednesday in North Carolina is 3,166,000 head compared to 3,130,000 head last Wednesday.

 

N.C. Eggs:  The market higher on Extra Large and Large, steady on the balance. Supplies are mostly moderate. Retail demand is moderate.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 117.17, Large 110.02, Medium 87.00, and Small 77.00.

 

Eastern North Carolina

2018 Season

No reports issued due to the absence of the reporter.

 

U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was 1 cent lower when compared to last report.  Prices ranged $3.76-$4.56 at feed mills and $3.86-$4.41 at elevators: new crop $4.06-$4.62.  U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were 18 cents lower; prices were $9.56 at the processor, $8.81-$9.08 at the elevators; new crop $8.84-$9.44.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was 1 to 27 cents lower. Prices were $4.16-$4.56 at the feed mills, new crop $4.26-$4.97.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $377.70 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills: Bladenboro 4.46, —–, 4.51; Candor 4.51, —–, 4.35; Cofield 4.21, 9.33, —-; Laurinburg 4.28, —–, 4.46; Monroe 4.56, —–, —-; Nashville 4.41, —–, —-; Roaring River 4.56, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.41, —–, 4.56; Creswell 4.11, 8.86, 4.16; Statesville 4.26, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.41, —–, 4.56; Pantego #2 3.76, —–, —-.

 

Elevators: Bladenboro 4.16, 8.91, 4.31; Clarkton 4.16, 8.91, 4.31; Clement —-, —–, 4.36; Clinton 4.16, 8.86, 4.36; Creswell 3.92, 8.81, 4.91; Elizabeth City 3.86, 9.08, 4.82; Lagrange 4.16, 8.81, 4.26; Monroe —-, 8.96, 4.97; Mount Olive 4.16, 8.81, 4.26; Norwood 4.21, 8.96, 4.05; Register 4.36, —–, 4.36; Warsaw #2 4.41, —–, 4.56; Wilson —-, 8.86, 4.21.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low-middling one and one sixteenth South East average price is 94.31 cents per pound, the U.S. average is 89.94 cents per pound.