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Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Receipts on 12 TN Auctions: 10,074 11 Last Week: 8,300 12 Last Year: 
8,275

Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to
last week: Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 1.00 lower. Steers/bulls
under 500 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 lower, over 500 lbs 1.00 to 4.00 lower.
Heifers steady to 4.00 lower, mostly 2.00 to 4.00 lower on weights
under 600 lbs.

Market showed an overall decline this week on calves with the lighter
offerings the hardest hit. Yearlings are holding up fairly well as they
trend steady to 3.00 lower. Boxed beef prices still not supportive of a
higher fed cattle market as retailers focus on pork and poultry for
holiday menus.  Market receipts increased this week with average
receipts around 850 compared to 7000 last week. Several auction markets
will be closed next week in observance of the holiday. Those producers
wishing to sell livestock need to check their local auction market for
sale schedule.

Slaughter Cows 923 head; Bulls 146 head; Total Feeders 8,483 head;
Feeder supply, Steers and bulls 4,735 head; Heifers 3,748; Steers
and heifers over 600 lbs 2,758; Replacement and/or feeder cows
522 head.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14  1015-1195    1138     65.00-75.50       70.78                
          7  1010-1190    1132     62.00-67.50       64.44 Low Dressing   
         93  1200-1590    1383     64.00-78.00       70.95                
         15  1250-1585    1423     74.00-82.00       77.11 High Dressing  
         27  1210-1530    1338     54.00-70.00       64.98 Low Dressing   
         16  1610-1880    1704     66.00-75.50       70.88                
          6  1605-1880    1706     61.00-68.00       64.88 Low Dressing   

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         93   855-1195    1074     65.50-77.00       71.58                
         15   905-1190    1120     75.00-82.00       79.00 High Dressing  
         35   880-1190    1072     58.00-70.00       64.08 Low Dressing   
        123  1200-1950    1391     65.00-80.00       72.27                
         34  1210-1865    1425     74.50-84.00       78.02 High Dressing  
         32  1200-1730    1403     57.00-69.00       64.19 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   805-830      819     60.00-69.00       64.14                
          5   800-845      824     51.00-59.00       55.83 Low Dressing   
         79   855-1190    1039     60.00-73.00       66.14                
         42   850-1195     988     45.00-65.00       56.73 Low Dressing   
         30  1200-1465    1292     60.00-72.00       64.82                
          9  1235-1485    1336     45.00-62.00       57.07 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         18  1150-1475    1344     80.00-91.50       86.38                
         16  1110-1490    1318     72.00-85.00       78.92 Low Dressing   
         47  1500-2310    1844     83.00-95.50       88.35                
         14  1635-2295    1845     90.00-98.00       93.47 High Dressing  
         19  1505-2200    1811     65.00-84.00       76.97 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   205-245      234    162.50-197.50     186.57                
         28   250-295      271    177.50-205.00     190.91                
         81   305-349      331    138.00-192.50     169.80                
        115   350-398      377    138.00-183.00     159.05                
         94   400-445      425    141.00-170.00     156.76                
         11   405-449      421    154.00-177.50     166.10 Fancy          
        124   450-496      472    132.00-161.00     146.80                
        199   500-549      530    124.00-155.00     138.94                
        185   550-597      575    122.00-150.00     135.85                
        141   600-649      623    120.00-142.50     130.26                
        178   650-695      673    119.00-135.00     128.86                
         20     674        674       135.00         135.00 Value Added    
        113   700-749      725    116.00-133.50     126.01                
         64   750-795      773    115.00-130.00     124.51                
        129   760-775      767    136.25-136.75     136.50 Load           
         29     771        771       134.20         134.20 Value Added    
         45   804-841      824    116.00-132.50     123.80                
         73     831        831    131.00-134.25     132.42 Value Added    
         11   850-880      869    114.00-122.50     118.44                
         15   900-940      915    109.50-120.50     114.95                
         14     943        943       123.50         123.50 Value Added    
          5    1030       1030       105.25         105.25                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   250-295      280    165.00-182.50     170.85                
          9   350-395      373    112.50-152.50     132.91                
          9   400-435      414    112.00-155.00     139.34                
          8   450-485      464    120.00-147.50     136.42                
          8   505-545      517    113.00-135.00     126.49                
          5   555-590      571     87.00-137.00     119.17                

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   200-245      229    136.00-185.00     162.15                
         11   260-295      273    152.50-180.00     169.13                
         20   305-345      329    130.00-177.50     154.62                
         53   350-398      374    115.00-166.00     143.69                
         38   400-445      426    116.00-159.00     138.69                
         34   450-495      470    113.00-149.00     131.29                
         28   500-545      527    111.00-137.50     124.97                
         33   550-599      576    110.00-133.50     123.59                
         22   615-645      630    112.50-127.00     118.43                
         17   650-695      668    110.00-123.00     118.12                
          5   755-795      778    105.00-120.00     110.62                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         42   350-395      368    130.00-162.50     150.37                
        144   400-447      425    126.00-166.00     144.90                
        156   450-495      470    123.00-158.00     141.03                
        237   500-549      524    119.00-148.00     132.42                
        178   550-599      575    112.00-142.00     126.45                
        152   600-648      618    110.00-134.00     122.33                
        127   650-697      674    105.00-128.00     116.63                
         77   700-748      727     98.00-118.00     106.93                
         61   750-795      770     87.00-120.00     105.94                
         18   800-840      818     94.00-119.00     104.82                
          5   865-880      872     85.00-111.00      97.97                
         11   913-930      918     88.25-103.00      90.75                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         16   414-445      428     96.00-150.00     119.80                
         14   455-495      482     90.00-138.00     116.06                
          9   500-545      521     90.00-135.00     114.20                
         10   555-595      575     90.00-131.00     117.38                
          9   615-640      631     95.00-125.00     105.48                
          4   655-680      668    108.00-119.00     114.28                

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         35   400-445      425    110.00-154.00     127.07                
         39   450-495      471    105.00-148.00     123.77                
         71   500-545      524    102.00-136.00     117.81                
         67   550-595      579     86.00-129.00     110.42                
         39   600-648      629     90.00-126.00     111.16                
         25   650-698      675     93.00-113.00     102.69                
          6   700-725      708     98.00-105.50     102.58                
          9   750-795      772     90.00-111.00      98.64                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11   200-248      233    134.00-170.00     154.49                
         20   250-295      276    130.00-170.00     144.60                
         66   300-348      328    129.00-162.50     142.56                
        121   350-399      377    122.00-158.00     140.19                
        166   400-449      425    115.00-156.00     135.53                
        299   450-499      473    114.00-145.00     130.41                
        354   500-548      527    111.00-134.00     125.20                
        310   550-599      576    105.00-131.00     122.43                
        204   600-649      622    110.00-126.00     118.94                
        159   650-695      671    106.00-126.00     117.54                
         57   702-748      725    101.00-122.50     114.17                
        209   700-730      713    129.00-132.00     130.50 Load           
         60   716-748      737    120.00-125.00     122.51 Value Added    
         32   750-798      769     89.00-116.00     109.02                
         12   805-840      819    101.00-111.00     106.07                
         12   865-895      868    101.00-102.00     101.91                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   320-335      331    123.00-140.00     130.76                
         11   355-395      374    102.50-141.00     117.55                
         31   400-445      426     94.00-132.50     112.65                
         27   450-495      476     90.00-128.00     112.50                
         24   500-545      520     90.00-122.50     109.89                
         19   550-590      573     91.00-114.00     107.11                
         14   600-640      617     97.00-116.00     105.58                
          9   655-690      665     91.00-111.00      99.78                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   205-245      231    130.00-167.00     145.96                
         11   250-295      279    111.00-140.00     132.43                
         23   300-345      333    114.00-145.00     127.92                
         38   350-395      374    110.00-142.50     126.45                
         61   400-445      423    108.50-137.50     121.73                
         95   450-496      478    103.00-131.00     116.67                
         57   500-545      524     98.00-125.00     114.12                
         60   550-595      574     94.50-121.00     110.80                
         34   600-645      624    100.00-116.00     108.69                
         28   650-690      668     96.00-115.00     108.05                
         10   700-745      727     90.00-110.00     103.04                
          8   760-795      779     90.00-105.50      98.07

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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