South Branch Valley Livestock Auction
USDA - Wed Jan 03, 5:57PM CST
CW_LS146
Charleston, WV      Wed Jan 3, 2018     USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News

South Branch Livestock, Moorefield, WV
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Jan 3, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  142          Last week:                    Last year:  
Slaughter cows made up 14 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder supply included 13 percent steers, 85 percent heifers, and 2 percent bulls. Near 92 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1457-1666  1576    123.00-124.75     123.73   Choice
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    435-435    435       116.00         116.00   Exotic
    1    535-535    535       107.00         107.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    470-470    470       100.00         100.00
    2    550-565    558    112.00-120.00     116.05
    2   1051-1075  1063    112.00-112.50     112.25   Select
    1   1147-1147  1147       118.00         118.00   Choice
    4   1198-1198  1198       119.75         119.75   Choice
    1   1238-1238  1238       117.50         117.50   Select
    9   1200-1229  1225    118.00-122.50     121.23   Choice
    5   1250-1253  1251    115.50-115.75     115.70   Select
   17   1275-1294  1285    118.50-124.75     122.32   Choice
   31   1348-1570  1400    118.00-127.50     123.08   Choice

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    588-588    588       116.00         116.00

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1610-1690  1638     53.00-54.00       53.67
    2   1780-1925  1853     45.00-49.00       47.08   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1   1360-1360  1360        36.00          36.00   Low Dressing
    2   1515-1540  1528     52.00-55.00       53.49
    1   1845-1845  1845        39.00          39.00   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1   1185-1185  1185        56.00          56.00
    4   1110-1225  1176     27.00-37.00       31.54   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1850-1850  1850        76.00          76.00
    1   1675-1675  1675        62.00          62.00   Low Dressing

Goats	
 Head			Sel1		Sel2
   18	Bred Nannies	220.00-230.00

�This report reflects prices of majority of livestock with a USDA grade,
weight, and sex on this sale date. This report does not represent all
animals at the sale on that date.�


Source: WV Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Charleston, WV
        Travis Funkhouser 304.703.4562 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsCW_LS146.txt