NCDA Market Report for Wednesday June 13

At the 3 weekly livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 1655 cattle and 36 goats were sold.  Compared to the previous sales, slaughter cattle were mostly steady to $3.00 higher.  Feeder steers were mixed $7.00 lower to $1.50 higher; heifers were mostly steady to $3.00 higher; and bulls were mixed, $4.00 lower to $5.50 higher.  Demand was moderate to good and buyer activity was moderate.  Offerings of cattle were moderate to light with cattle quality plain to average.  Average dressing slaughter cows brought $52.00-$69.00, with high dressing up to $83.00.  Average dressing slaughter bulls, 1000 lbs. & up, sold from $80.00-$98.00 with high dressing ranging $90.00 to $102.00.  400-500 lbs. M&L 1-2 feeder steers ranged $136.00-$166.00, 500-600 lbs. were $144.00-$159.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder heifers, 400-500 lbs. were $123.00-$150.00, 500-600 lbs. were $124.00-$140.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder bulls, 400-500 lbs. ranged $130.00-$172.50.

 

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 Tuesday in North Carolina is 3,144,000 head compared to 3,055,000 head last Tuesday.

 

N.C. Eggs:  The market is higher on Extra Large and Large, steady on the balance. 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 114.81, Large 108.13, 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 10 cents higher when compared to the previous day.  Prices ranged $3.77-$4.57 at feed mills and $3.88-$4.42 at elevators; new crop $4.04-$4.63. U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were steady to 1 cent higher; prices were $9.74 at the processors and $8.99-$9.26 at the elevators; new crop $8.97-$9.60.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was 9 to 10 cents higher, prices were $4.17-$4.57 at the feed mills and $4.07-$5.24 at the elevators.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $383.50 per ton for 48% protein.

  

Feed Mills: Bladenboro 4.47, —–, 4.52; Candor 4.53, —–, 4.37; Cofield 4.23, 9.51, —-; Laurinburg 4.29, —–, 4.47; Monroe 4.57, —–, —-; Nashville 4.42, —–, —-; Roaring River 4.57, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.42, —–, 4.57; Creswell 4.12, 9.04, 4.17; Statesville 4.27, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.42, —–, 4.57; Pantego #2 3.77, —–, —-.

 

Elevators: Bladenboro 4.17, 9.09, 4.32; Clarkton 4.17, 9.09, 4.32; Clement —-, —–, 4.29; Clinton 4.17, 9.04, 4.37; Creswell 3.93, 8.99, 5.09; Elizabeth City 3.88, 9.26, 5.00; Lagrange 4.17, 8.99, 4.27; Monroe —-, 9.14, 5.24; Mount Olive 4.17, 8.99, 4.27; Norwood 4.23, 9.14, 4.07; Register 4.37, —–, 4.37; Warsaw #2 4.42, —–, 4.57; Wilson —-, 9.04, 4.22.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low-middling one and one sixteenth South East average price is 95.71 cents per pound, the U.S. average is 90.94 cents per pound.