Chester Livestock Auction Wtd Avg Report
CO_LS752
Columbia, SC      Tue Feb 13, 2018     USDA-SC Dept of Ag Market News

Chester Livestock Exchange, Chester, SC
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Feb 13, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  85          Last week:  111               Last year:  319 

No comparisons made this week due to limited comparable sales. Light 
offerings this week due to wet weather in the area with active buyer 
participation.

Slaughter cows made up 17 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 percent, 
replacement cows 5 percent, other cows 4 percent, and feeders 68 percent.  The 
feeder supply included 21 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 40 percent 
bulls. Near 12 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
    1    290-290    290       180.00         180.00
    2    350-355    353    167.50-170.00     168.76
    1    810-810    810       131.00         131.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    235-235    235        82.50          82.50
    1    360-360    360       110.00         110.00
                             Medium 2
    1    295-295    295       165.00         165.00
    1    335-335    335       150.00         150.00
    1    370-370    370       160.00         160.00
    1    690-690    690       116.00         116.00
    1    935-935    935       111.00         111.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    370-395    385    148.00-154.00     151.53
    1    440-440    440       152.00         152.00
    5    455-485    473    147.00-148.00     147.80
    1    565-565    565       142.00         142.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    385-385    385       124.00         124.00
                             Medium 2
    1    435-435    435       140.00         140.00
    1    475-475    475       135.00         135.00
    1    535-535    535       123.00         123.00
    3    560-590    570    117.00-127.00     121.43

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    415-425    420    163.00-165.00     164.33
    4    460-495    473    154.00-157.00     156.21
    4    515-535    525    141.00-149.00     145.01
    1    585-585    585       142.00         142.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    455-455    455        80.00          80.00   Fleshy
    1    725-725    725       104.00         104.00
    1    870-870    870        98.00          98.00
                             Medium 2
    2    520-535    528       132.00         132.00
    3    570-585    580    121.00-126.00     123.99
    1    610-610    610       129.00         129.00

Bred Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1055-1055  1055       700.00         700.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium 2 Middle Aged
    1   1040-1040  1040       650.00         650.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1    725-725    725       510.00         510.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1600-1600  1600        60.00          60.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    5   1110-1280  1183     59.00-72.00       64.48
    3   1125-1330  1227     56.00-57.00       56.67   Low Dressing
    2   1410-1500  1455     61.00-70.00       65.64
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    920-920    920        54.00          54.00
    1   1000-1000  1000        43.00          43.00   Low Dressing

    Hogs: Receipts: [32] Last Week: 22. Sows: US 1-3  300-400 lbs 30.00-54.00, 
450-500 lbs several @ 38.50, 500-600 lbs 45.00-47.50.

Other Cows                  Medium 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1095-1095  1095       591.00         591.00   Per Head
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1    855-855    855       513.00         513.00   Per Head
                            Small 3 Young
    1    885-885    885       354.00         354.00   Per Head

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1055-1235  1145        74.00          74.00
    1   1205-1205  1205        68.00          68.00   Low Dressing
    1   1610-1610  1610        89.00          89.00

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