NCDA Market Report for Thursday June 28

Cattle:  At the livestock auctions held Tuesday in Mount Airy and Shelby, a total of 589 cattle and 4 goats were sold.  Compared to last week, breaking type slaughter cows were 3.00 higher, while boning type slaughter cows were mostly steady; bulls were mostly steady to 2.00 lower.  Feeder cattle were lower. Demand, market activity, and buyer interest were moderate.  Offerings of cattle were light to moderate.  Cattle quality was plain to average. Average dressing slaughter cows brought $56-$69, with high dressing up to $75.  Average dressing slaughter bulls, 1000 lbs. & up, sold from $80-$94.50, high dressing ranged $96-$100. 400-500 lbs. M&L 1-2 feeder steers were $130-$132, 500-600 lbs. ranged $131-$152.  M&L 1-2 feeder heifers, 400-500 lbs. ranged $109-$124, 500-600 lbs. were $105-$118.  M&L 1-2 feeder bulls, 400-500 lbs. were $107-$119.

 

Broiler-Fryers:  The North Carolina broiler-fryer market was steady and the live supply was adequate to meet the moderate demand.  Average weights were mostly heavy.  The estimated slaughter for Wednesday North Carolina was 3,145,000 head compared to 3,103,000 head last Wednesday.

 

Eggs:  The market was steady on small, higher on the balance.  Supplies were mostly light.  Retail demand was good.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 159.11, Large 146.71, Medium 92.61, and Small 77.00.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low middling one and one sixteenth Southeast average price is 85.96 cents per pound; the U.S. average is 82.19 cents per pound.

 

Grain:  U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was mostly 2 cents higher when compared to last report. Prices ranged $3.52-$4.32 at feed mills and $3.63-$4.17 at elevators; new crop $3.83-$4.38.

U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were mostly 7 to 8 cents lower.  Prices were $8.87 at the processors and ranged $8.12-$8.39 at the elevators; new crop $8.28-$8.73.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mixed, 2 cents higher to 7 cents lower; prices were $3.92-$4.32 at the feed mills and $3.83-$4.44 at the elevators.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $362.80 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills:  Bladenboro 4.22, —–, 4.32; Candor 4.28, —–, 4.13; Cofield 3.98, 8.68, —-; Laurinburg 4.04, —–, 4.32; Monroe 4.31, —–, —-; Nashville 4.12, —–, —-;

Roaring River 4.32, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.17, —–, 4.32; Creswell 3.87, 8.22, 3.92; Statesville 4.11, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.17, —–, 4.32; Pantego #2 —-, —–, —-.

 

Elevators:  Bladenboro 3.92, 8.22, 4.12; Clarkton 3.92, 8.22, 4.12; Clement —-, —–, 4.05; Clinton 3.92, 8.22, 4.12; Creswell 3.68, 8.12, 4.54; Elizabeth City 3.63, 8.40, 4.45; Lagrange 3.92, 8.22, 4.12; Monroe —-, 8.28, 4.40; Mount Olive 3.92, 8.22, 4.12;

Norwood 3.98, 8.28, 3.83; Register 4.12, —–, 4.12; Warsaw #2 4.17, —–, 4.32;

Wilson —-, 8.22, 4.12.

 

Soybean Processors:  Fayetteville 8.87; Selma No Bid.

 

Fruit and Vegetable Prices (Shipping Point F.O.B.)Eastern North Carolina – 2018 Crop

Blueberries: supply fairly light. demand moderate. market about steady. Some shippers are finished for the season, while others experiencing a production gap waiting for rabbiteye varieties.  Wide range in prices. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium to large $15-$21 mostly $15-$18 few including previous commitments higher occasional lower. Cabbage: supply fairly light. demand moderate. market about steady. Most shippers are finished for the season. 50 pound cartons Round Green Type medium $9-$10 LAST REPORT. Peppers, Bell Type: demand good. market higher. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo $16.35-$20 mostly $16.35 few previous commitments lower extra-large $16.35-$20 mostly $16.35 few previous commitments lower fair quality $10.35-$14 mostly $10.35 few previous commitments lower. Elizabeth city district north carolina2018 crop Potatoes: supply light. demand good. market about steady. Some harvest curtailed due to wet fields. Round White U.S. One tote bags approximately 2000 pounds per hundredweight size A $26.50.