WV Special Graded Feeder Cattle Sale/Buckhannon
CW_LS181
Charleston, WV      Wed Dec 6, 2017     USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News

Buckhannon Livestock Market, Buckhannon, WV
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 6, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  1516          Last week:                    Last year:  
Slaughter cows made up 2 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 0 percent, replacement cows 0 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 97 percent.  The feeder supply included 55 percent steers, 41 percent heifers, and 3 percent bulls. Near 90 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    322-330    328    150.00-162.50     153.70
    2    416-442    429    143.00-161.00     151.73
    1    474-474    474       153.00         153.00
    1    490-490    490       121.00         121.00   RWF
    6    502-541    535    120.00-148.00     143.62
    8    571-594    582    133.00-142.00     137.92
   80    635-635    635       164.50         164.50   Load
  302    680-690    685    145.25-161.50     153.95   Load
   77    740-740    740       148.25         148.25   Load
  136    765-785    775    141.00-143.50     142.27   Load
  124    860-865    862    131.00-140.00     135.30   Load
   60    915-915    915       140.00         140.00   Load
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    330-330    330       125.00         125.00
    1    310-310    310       127.50         127.50   RWF
    5    411-435    425    135.00-137.50     135.97
    1    458-458    458       142.50         142.50
    2    657-657    657       127.00         127.00
    2    748-748    748       120.00         120.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    297-297    297       115.00         115.00
    3    340-340    340       142.00         142.00
    6    376-395    382    135.00-141.00     138.93
    6    435-435    435    135.00-137.00     136.00
    2    404-432    418    125.00-132.00     128.62   Smoke
   33    452-488    486    130.00-145.00     142.70
    1    472-472    472       135.00         135.00   Smoke
    4    463-496    480    110.00-112.50     111.21   RWF
    5    510-541    522    125.00-131.00     128.51
   16    550-596    566    122.00-134.00     129.02
  140    735-745    740    133.50-137.50     135.51   Load
    3    754-789    777    113.00-115.00     113.65
  374    765-785    780    128.75-134.50     130.84   Load
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    443-443    443       115.00         115.00
    3    416-416    416       110.00         110.00   Smoke
    4    489-498    494       120.00         120.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    470-493    489    134.00-143.00     136.95
    8    512-512    512       122.00         122.00
   13    576-596    582    125.00-131.00     126.89
    4    551-554    552    110.00-130.00     124.98   Smoke
   15    664-698    673    105.00-122.00     118.96
    1    716-716    716       105.00         105.00   Smoke

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1136-1136  1136   999.00-1030.00    1030.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 Middle Aged
    1   1148-1148  1148       900.00         900.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 Young
    1    955-955    955       765.00         765.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 Middle Aged
    1   1108-1108  1108       700.00         700.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1   1078-1078  1078       700.00         700.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    2   1232-1260  1246    720.00-750.00     734.83   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1240-1394  1331     35.00-40.00       38.37   Low Dressing
    2   1410-1638  1524     42.50-43.00       42.77
    4   1426-1672  1546     35.00-40.00       37.86   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    5   1082-1322  1212     48.50-55.50       52.46
    5   1010-1352  1208     42.50-45.00       43.66   Low Dressing
    1   1530-1530  1530        48.00          48.00
    3   1438-1624  1546     40.00-45.00       42.78   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    5   1120-1346  1275     44.00-46.00       45.10
    4    896-1300  1147     37.00-40.00       38.89   Low Dressing
    1   1512-1512  1512        44.00          44.00

Other Cows                  Medium and Large 1 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    920-920    920        77.50          77.50  
                            Medium and Large 2 Young
    1    824-824    824        63.00          63.00  

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1120-1448  1277     57.00-75.50       66.06
    2   2024-2134  2079     72.00-73.00       72.51


� This report reflects prices of 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 that date.�

Source: WV Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Charleston, WV
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