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NC Market Highlights Jan. 24

At the livestock auction held Friday at Siler City a total of 66 cattle and 11 goats were sold.  Sale too small to report trend due to inclement weather. Moderate demand and buyer activity.  Light offerings with quality of cattle average.  Average dressing slaughter cows brought $55.00. Slaughter bulls, 1,000 pounds and up were $74.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder steers, 400-500 lbs. brought $128.00 to $145.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder heifers ranged $120.00 to $124.00 and 500-600 lbs. were $114.00 to $122.00.  M&L 1-2 feeder bulls, 400-500lbs. ranged $131.00 to $132.00.

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 Monday in North Carolina is 3,096,000 head compared to 2,005,000 head last Monday.

 

The N.C. egg market is steady on Small, higher on the balance.  Supplies are mostly light.  Retail demand is good.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 148.70, Large 146.20, Medium 115.48, and Small 86.00.

 

Eastern North Carolina

2017 Season

No reports will be issued today due to the absence of the reporter.

 

U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was steady to 1 cent lower.  Prices ranged $3.82-$4.40 at feed mills and $3.40-$4.22 at elevators; new crop $3.86-$4.46.  U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were 7 to 12 cents higher; the price at the processor was $9.64-$9.79; prices ranged $9.04-$9.54 at the elevators; new crop $9.57-$9.91.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mostly steady; prices were $3.82-$4.12 at the feed mills and $3.89 at the elevators; new crop $3.92-$4.56.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $368.60 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills: Bladenboro 4.22, —–, 4.02; Candor 4.22, —–, —-; Cofield 3.87, 9.44, —-; Laurinburg 4.17, —–, 3.97; Monroe 4.34, —–, —-; Nashville 4.03, —–, —-; Roaring River 4.40, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.17, —–, 4.12; Creswell 3.82, 9.24, 3.82; Statesville 4.02, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.17, —–, 4.12; Pantego #2 4.07, —–, —-.

 

Elevators: Bladenboro 3.52, 9.29, —-; Clarkton —-, 9.29, —-; Clement 3.74, 9.15, 3.89; Clinton 3.52, 9.24, —-; Creswell 3.40, 9.10, —-; Elizabeth City 3.62, 9.34, —-; Lagrange 3.52, 9.14, —-; Monroe —-, 9.54, —-; Mount Olive 3.52, 9.19, —-; Norwood 3.97, 9.04, —-; Register —-, 9.09, —-; Warsaw #2 4.22, —–, —-; Wilson 3.52, 9.19, —.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low-middling one and one sixteenth South East average price is 83.91 cents per pound, the U.S. average is 80.29 cents per pound.

 

 

 

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