Market Summary: NC Egg Market Remains Strong

At the 3 livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 1010 cattle and 33 goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended $3.50 to $4.00 higher, feeder steers trended $8.00 higher, and heifers trended $7.00 to $10.50 higher when compared to last week’s sales.

N.C. EGGS: The market is steady on all sizes. Supplies are moderate. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 147.69, Large 149.24, Medium 122.86, and Small 102.00.

No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 3 to 4 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $7.11-$7.90 at feed mills and $7.15-$7.50 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 28 to 30 cents lower and were $14.40 at processors, and $13.86-$14.31 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat had no trend available. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $499.90 per ton for 48% protein. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.