Slaughter Cows Up In NC

Cattle:  At the livestock auctions held Monday in Siler City and Turnersburg (Canton was closed due to inclement weather) a total of 1,139 cattle, 13 goats, and 2 sheep were sold.  Compared to last week, slaughter cows were 8.00 to 12.00 higher; while slaughter bulls were 1.00 to 5.00 higher.  Feeder cattle were mostly 4.00 to 5.00 higher.  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 $60-$81, high dressing up to $92.  Average dressing slaughter bulls, 1000 lbs. & up, sold from $86-$101, high dressing ranged $101-$114.  400-500 lbs.

M&L 1-2 feeder steers were $126-$160, 500-600 lbs. ranged $123-$146.  400-500 lbs. M&L 1-2 feeder heifers ranged $117-$135 and 500-600 lbs. were $116-$128.  M&L 1-2 feeder bulls, 400-500 lbs. ranged $120-$161, 500-600 lbs. were $114-$143.50.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low middling one and one sixteenth Southeast average price is 75.90 cents per

pound; the U.S. average is 74.21 cents per pound.

 

Grain:  U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was mostly 1 cent higher when compared to last report.  Prices ranged $4.03-$4.47 at feed mills and $3.79-$4.37 at elevators; new crop $3.89-$4.66. 

U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were mostly 7 cents lower.  Prices were $9.79 at the processors and ranged $9.39-$9.79 at the elevators; new crop $9.39-$10.00.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mostly

1 cent higher; prices were $4.42 at the feed mills and $4.22 at the elevators; new crop $4.19-$4.46.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $355.20 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills:  Bladenboro 4.27, —–, 4.42; Candor 4.32, —–, —-; Cofield 4.12,  9.94, —-; Laurinburg 4.27,  9.44, 4.42; Monroe 4.37, —–, —-; Nashville 4.12, —–, —-;

Roaring River 4.47, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.27, —–, 4.42; Statesville 4.03, —–, —-;

Warsaw 4.27, —–, 4.42; Pantego #2 —-, —–, —-.

 

Elevators:  Bladenboro 3.97,  9.79, 4.22; Clarkton 3.97,  9.79, 4.22; Clement —-, —–, —-; Clinton 3.97,  9.79, 4.22; Creswell 3.79,  9.63, —-; Elizabeth City 3.82,  9.74, —-; Lagrange 3.97,  9.79, 4.22; Monroe —-,  9.69, —-; Mount Olive 3.97,  9.79, 4.22;

Norwood 4.17,  9.39, —-; Register 4.22, —–, —-; Warsaw #2 4.37,  9.42, —-;

Wilson 3.97,  9.79, 4.22.

 

Soybean Processors:  Fayetteville 9.79; Raleigh —–.


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.

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