Cherokee County Livestock, Chesnee, SC
USDA - Tue Mar 13, 4:15PM CDT
CO_LS150
Columbia, SC      Tue Mar 13, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Chesnee Livestock Market, Chesnee, SC
Report for Tuesday Mar 13, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  140       Last week: 332      Last year: 128 

No comparisons made this week due to limited comparable sales. There was 
a light offerings of good to average quality cattle with active buyer 
participation.

Slaughter cows made up 5 percent of the offering, replacement cows 7 
percent, other cows 3 percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder supply 
included 26 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 37 percent bulls. 
Near 17 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.  (Figures in parentheses 
are weighted average weights and prices for each category) ***This report 
reflects prices of the majority of cattle with a USDA grade, weight, and 
sex on this sale date. This report does not represent all animals at 
the sale on this date.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 285-290 lbs (288) 175.00-185.00 
(180.04); 300-320 lbs (313) 170.00-175.00 (172.28); 350-395 lbs (367) 
170.00-182.00 (175.75); 415-415 lbs (415) 170.00 (170.00); 455-470 lbs 
(463) 169.00-176.00 (172.56); 500-525 lbs (513) 162.00-165.00 (163.46); 
660-660 lbs (660) 132.00 (132.00).  Small 1-2 225-225 lbs (225) 130.00 
(130.00); 275-275 lbs (275) 130.00 (130.00); 365-370 lbs (368) 131.00-
141.00 (136.03).  Medium 2 290-290 lbs (290) 155.00 (155.00); 300-300 lbs 
(300) 165.00 (165.00); 520-520 lbs (520) 157.00 (157.00).  Medium and 
Large 3 630-630 lbs (630) 110.00 (110.00). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 315-335 lbs (326) 155.00-165.00 
(159.77); 350-385 lbs (372) 147.50-158.00 (153.43); 460-460 lbs (460) 
144.00 (144.00); 595-595 lbs (595) 134.00 (134.00); 625-640 lbs (632) 
125.00-131.00 (127.99).  Small 1-2 225-225 lbs (225) 120.00 (120.00); 
285-285 lbs (285) 120.00 (120.00); 380-380 lbs (380) 115.00 (115.00).  
Medium 2 245-245 lbs (245) 130.00-140.00 (135.00); 335-340 lbs (337) 
130.00-149.00 (139.71); 355-395 lbs (378) 122.50-130.00 (125.89); 405-445 
lbs (421) 130.00-140.00 (134.47); 555-575 lbs (562) 120.00-129.00 
(123.62); 855-855 lbs (855) 93.00 (93.00).  Medium and Large 3 625-645 
lbs thin (635) 90.00-100.00 (96.29); 675-675 lbs thin (675) 100.00 
(100.00). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 425-440 lbs (433) 163.00-170.00 
(166.87); 460-480 lbs (469) 159.00-173.00 (165.40); 505-540 lbs (521) 
150.00-167.00 (156.92); 565-570 lbs (568) 140.00-150.00 (145.02); 620-625 
lbs (623) 135.00-138.00 (136.49); 850-850 lbs (850) 98.00 (98.00).  
Medium 2 465-495 lbs (485) 145.00-154.00 (149.76); 510-515 lbs (513) 
130.00-135.00 (132.51); 705-705 lbs (705) 100.00 (100.00); 890-890 lbs 
(890) 82.00 (82.00); 985-985 lbs (985) 80.00 (80.00).  Medium and Large 3 
435-435 lbs (435) 100.00 (100.00). 

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1365-1365 lbs (1365) 
1250.00 per head 4-6 months bred (1250.00).  Small 1-2 Young 735-880 lbs 
(808) 800.00-950.00 per head 4-6 months bred (881.73). 770-770 lbs (770) 
850.00 per head 7-9 months bred (850.00); 965-965 lbs (965) 1000.00 per 
head 7-9 months bred (1000.00).  Small 1-2 Middle Aged 970-970 lbs (970) 
590.00 per head 4-6 months bred (590.00). 

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1455-1455 lbs (1455) 66.00 
(66.00).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 1300-1395 lbs (1348) 64.00-71.00 
(67.38); 1015-1170 lbs low dressing (1093) 45.00-59.00 (52.50).  Lean 85-
90 percent lean 970-970 lbs low dressing (970) 60.00 (60.00). 

Cow/Calf pairs; [2] Small 1-2 745-815 lbs young to middle age 
cows with 85-105 lbs calves 690.00-950.00 per pair
   
Goats: [28] Last Week: [18] Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a 
per head basis and weights are estimated: Kids: sel 1 under 20 lbs 50.00
55.00, 20-40 lbs 65.00-80.00. Does/Nannies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-
130.00.  Bucks/ Billies: sel 1 100-150 lbs 150.00-205.00. Pairs/Trios:sel 
1 Nannie 100-140 lbs with two kids under 20 lbs 260.00 per pair, nannie 
100-140 lbs with three kids under 20 lbs 235.00 per pair.


Other Cows: Small 1-2 Young 775-875 lbs (817) 560.00-630.00 per head 
(603.98); 960-960 lbs (960) 680.00 per head (680.00). 

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert  Eaton 919-707-3218 
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