Chester Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report
USDA - Wed Jan 23, 7:25PM CST
CO_LS752
Columbia, SC      Tue Jan 22, 2019     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Chester Livestock Exchange, Chester, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Jan 22, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  317          Last week:  269           Last year:  276

Compared to last week all classes of feeder cattle unevenly steady, 
slaughter cows and slaughter bulls 2.00 higher. Moderate offering of 
average to poor quality cattle with active buyer participation.

Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 
percent, replacement cows 1 percent, other cows 4 percent, and feeders 73 
percent.  The feeder supply included 27 percent steers, 36 percent 
heifers, and 37 percent bulls. Near 25 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs. *** 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    370-390    380    140.00-142.50     141.28
    2    405-445    425    140.00-151.00     145.76
    4    460-495    478    138.00-150.00     146.10
    2    565-590    578    130.00-132.00     131.02
    3    625-630    627    126.00-135.00     129.35
    2    655-680    668    120.00-129.00     124.42
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    245-245    245       120.00         120.00
    3    265-295    277    120.00-130.00     126.81
    2    305-310    308    125.00-130.00     127.52
    6    355-395    370    120.00-130.00     125.87
    1    570-570    570       111.00         111.00
    1    605-605    605       103.00         103.00
                             Medium 2
    1    215-215    215       135.00         135.00
    4    255-295    278    132.50-140.00     138.28
    4    310-340    326    130.00-140.00     133.75
    2    400-430    415    132.00-137.00     134.41
    1    615-615    615       120.00         120.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    345-345    345       134.00         134.00
    1    395-395    395       137.00         137.00
    3    405-430    415    133.00-135.00     133.98
    1    530-530    530       134.00         134.00
    5    565-595    581    120.00-125.00     123.20
    1    615-615    615       121.00         121.00
    2    650-650    650    115.00-119.00     117.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    230-230    230       110.00         110.00
    2    290-290    290    114.00-115.00     114.50
    3    355-385    370    115.00-118.00     116.04
    4    400-420    410    102.00-110.00     106.50
    6    460-485    470    100.00-115.00     105.01
    2    465-485    475     93.00-97.00       94.96   Thin
    1    580-580    580        95.00          95.00
    1    645-645    645        95.00          95.00
    1    600-600    600       100.00         100.00   Thin
                             Medium 2
    1    345-345    345       127.50         127.50
    8    350-390    370    120.00-130.00     124.37
    2    420-440    430    125.00-130.00     127.56
    4    470-495    485    120.00-131.00     125.99
    4    505-540    520    105.00-116.00     110.53
    1    715-715    715        96.00          96.00
    1    780-780    780        85.00          85.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    435-435    435       139.00         139.00
    2    450-475    463    130.00-141.00     135.65
    1    505-505    505       135.00         135.00
    1    510-510    510       147.00         147.00   Fancy
    2    550-550    550    129.00-139.00     134.00
    3    600-630    613    120.00-124.00     122.70
    1    650-650    650       120.00         120.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    400-400    400       110.00         110.00
    4    450-475    465    109.00-116.00     113.03
    2    500-520    510    111.00-114.00     112.47
                             Medium 2
    4    400-435    420    115.00-126.00     118.84
    5    450-495    477    120.00-129.00     124.21
    2    505-530    518    112.00-114.00     113.02
    3    560-585    570    113.00-114.00     113.66
    1    555-555    555       102.00         102.00   Thin
    5    610-635    626     93.00-103.00      97.98
    8    665-695    676     83.00-110.00      92.18
    4    705-730    715     84.00-94.00       90.02
    3    760-795    773     87.00-91.00       89.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    475-485    480       103.00         103.00
    2    555-585    570     91.00-95.00       92.95

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1205-1205  1205       630.00         630.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1500-1710  1581     47.00-51.00       48.58
    1   1565-1565  1565        42.00          42.00   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    885-885    885        52.00          52.00
   10   1020-1315  1163     48.00-55.00       50.14
   16    900-1300  1173     30.00-47.00       42.38   Low Dressing
    5   1405-1460  1434     48.00-50.00       49.59

   Hogs: Receipts: [29] Last Week: 39 reported. Sows:  US 1-3 
300-400 lbs 17.00-25.00, 400-450 lbs couple @ 10.00, 450-500 lbs 
several @ 25.00, 500-600 lbs several @ 22.00.
 
Other Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    915-1010   963    586.00-622.00     603.11   Per Head
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    1    770-770    770       323.00         323.00   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    3    735-870    807    294.00-334.00     308.19   Per Head
                            Small 3 Middle Aged
    2    655-755    705       242.00         242.00   Per Head
    1    905-905    905       272.00         272.00   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1430-1435  1433     58.00-65.00       61.49   Low Dressing
    4   1650-2135  1813     70.00-78.00       72.64
    2   1540-1675  1608     65.00-68.00       66.44   Low Dressing

Source: SC Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Columbia, SC
        Robert Eaton 919-707-3218 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCO_LS752.txt