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Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions: 8,537 11 Last Week: 9,100 11 Last Year: 
9,450

Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to 
last week: Slaughter cows/bulls steady to 1.00 higher. Feeder steers and
bulls steady to 5.00 higher, mostly 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Heifers steady
to 3.00 higher.

Slaughter Cows 878 head; Bulls 127 head; Total Feeders 7,068 head; Feeder
supply, Steers and bulls 3,822 head; Heifers 3,246; Steers and heifers
over 600 lbs 2,092; Replacement and/or feeder cows 464 head.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         22   965-1195    1115     65.00-78.00       71.27                
         14   970-1195    1125     61.50-71.50       66.13 Low Dressing   
         78  1220-1585    1406     68.00-76.50       72.22                
         17  1230-1550    1359     73.00-82.50       77.82 High Dressing  
         13  1210-1530    1413     63.00-70.00       67.57 Low Dressing   
         23  1610-1930    1711     68.00-77.00       72.86                
          4  1650-1700    1666     75.50-80.50       77.62 High Dressing  
          5  1625-1695    1653     62.00-71.00       67.79 Low Dressing   

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         98   850-1195    1085     67.00-79.00       72.70                
         10  1045-1195    1131     75.00-82.50       77.31 High Dressing  
         29   835-1195    1042     59.50-72.00       65.92 Low Dressing   
        125  1200-1740    1376     67.50-80.00       73.61                
         33  1205-1700    1400     74.50-85.50       79.66 High Dressing  
         27  1205-1645    1370     58.00-72.00       64.76 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         83   855-1190    1046     59.00-72.50       66.77                
         43   850-1185    1006     51.00-63.50       59.06 Low Dressing   
         16  1200-1720    1297     63.00-69.00       66.34                
          8  1250-1530    1376     56.00-63.50       60.55 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14  1020-1485    1315     82.00-96.00       89.06                
         10  1070-1495    1320     68.00-87.00       81.62 Low Dressing   
         58  1500-2375    1846     81.00-98.00       88.87                
          7  1525-1875    1724     89.00-101.50      97.30 High Dressing  
         13  1510-2255    1796     72.00-88.00       82.13 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         17   204-245      228    173.00-220.00     196.67                
         36   250-295      277    160.00-212.50     192.20                
         48   300-345      322    165.00-200.00     177.10                
        112   355-395      377    147.00-185.00     164.99                
         68   400-445      421    141.00-169.00     158.80                
        148   450-499      478    135.00-164.00     147.25                
        154   500-545      528    131.00-153.00     141.60                
         98   550-598      579    126.50-143.50     134.90                
        135   600-646      618    118.50-140.00     130.02                
         16     632        632       139.00         139.00 Value Added    
        149   650-695      671    120.00-136.00     128.19                
         26   669-677      672    135.50-136.00     135.83 Value Added    
         74   700-749      720    115.00-132.50     126.03                
         78   750-795      771    115.00-133.00     125.74                
         21   800-845      827    117.00-128.00     121.77                
         14   853-888      871    116.50-129.00     122.94                
          5    1082       1082       109.50         109.50                

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   260-298      284    137.50-197.50     162.96                
         23   300-345      327    135.00-170.00     160.73                
         33   350-395      373    118.00-160.00     143.88                
         30   400-445      428    120.00-151.00     132.58                
         45   450-495      470    118.00-140.00     127.41                
         21   500-545      523    115.00-135.00     123.77                
         20   555-598      580    111.50-130.00     121.54                
         27   605-645      621     96.50-126.00     110.55                
         19   650-697      675     97.50-121.00     117.16                
          4   705-745      719    105.00-123.50     112.51                
          5   755-795      766    106.00-115.50     111.32                
          4   870-898      888    106.00-119.00     111.43                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         38   350-397      374    142.00-170.00     155.49                
        107   400-447      425    131.50-170.00     147.63                
        138   450-495      472    121.00-157.00     142.00                
        192   500-548      525    120.00-150.00     130.47                
        172   550-597      574    112.50-137.00     126.16                
         12   555-595      573    105.00-126.00     111.84 Fleshy         
        139   600-648      623    109.00-134.00     121.36                
          4   630-646      642    103.00-110.00     104.72 Fleshy         
        120   650-695      670    100.00-129.00     116.63                
         59   700-745      720     95.00-129.00     109.19                
         40   750-795      767     90.00-111.00     104.58                
         17   800-830      821     94.00-112.00     106.89                
         11   850-880      868     92.00-103.00      98.77                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11   405-445      425    100.00-132.00     111.35                
         15   455-495      480    100.00-140.00     111.99                
         21   505-545      528     94.00-125.00     103.22                
         17   565-595      579     88.00-128.00     105.52                
          7   600-640      615    100.00-126.00     112.22                
          7   700-735      714     80.00-97.00       90.49                

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11   365-395      384    115.00-132.00     121.75                
         40   400-448      431    112.00-150.00     126.49                
         64   452-495      477    109.00-143.00     120.70                
         71   500-545      518    105.00-136.00     117.88                
         50   550-595      578     97.50-129.00     113.22                
         42   605-643      624     90.00-126.00     110.87                
         29   650-695      669     90.00-116.00     106.42                
         10   700-745      726     90.50-119.00     106.01                
          8   755-790      767     94.00-108.00     101.05                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11   205-245      227    135.00-185.00     158.89                
         25   250-295      276    120.00-182.50     150.72                
         74   300-347      327    133.00-164.00     142.94                
        114   350-395      374    121.00-149.00     138.12                
        129   400-449      425    126.00-147.50     136.32                
         11   440-441      441    140.75-145.00     141.14 Value Added    
        242   450-498      472    121.00-140.00     131.62                
         30   457-490      480    133.75-138.75     135.18 Value Added    
        348   500-548      525    115.00-134.00     125.62                
        254   550-599      579    112.00-132.00     121.86                
         13   550-590      559    125.00-136.00     130.68 Fancy          
          8   565-595      583    108.00-116.00     111.63 Fleshy         
         39   553-591      575    123.50-134.00     131.11 Value Added    
        157   600-645      620    106.00-128.00     117.51                
        124   650-695      673    106.00-125.25     116.96                
         82   656-675      659    120.50-133.25     131.56 Value Added    
         44   700-740      720    100.00-127.00     112.62                
        136     735        735    134.00-134.90     134.45 Load           
         33   750-795      770    102.50-119.00     112.94                
         11   805-843      826    101.00-117.00     110.68                
         15   850-893      866    100.00-118.00     108.61                
         11     891        891       106.00         106.00 Value Added    

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   305-340      330    111.00-127.50     118.33                
         10   350-395      373    102.00-135.00     119.97                
         17   400-445      421    105.00-127.50     111.73                
         18   450-495      475     98.00-122.50     107.04                
         40   500-549      526     90.00-113.00     102.06                
         23   555-595      577     97.00-114.00     105.08                
          6   655-690      673     98.00-106.00     102.42                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   210-245      233    127.50-165.00     150.52                
         16   250-295      276    115.00-150.00     127.85                
         19   300-345      325    120.00-140.00     130.85                
         41   350-395      377    114.00-135.00     125.29                
         57   400-445      425    106.00-130.00     119.48                
         76   450-498      479    105.00-129.00     118.18                
         59   500-545      529    101.00-124.00     112.86                
         40   550-595      576     96.00-121.00     108.67                
         33   600-645      619     90.00-117.00     107.76                
         22   650-695      674     97.00-114.00     106.56                
         11   700-745      724    101.50-115.00     108.79

Source: Tennessee Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Nashville, TN 
        Lewis Langell, OIC     (615) 837-5164
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nv_ls145.txt

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