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Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN: Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Dec 4, 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Cattle Receipts: 298     Last week: 323     Last year: 282

Trends: According to Federal and State Market News Service, compared to 
last week, Slaughter cows steady. Bulls not well established. Feeder 
steers and bulls under 450 lbs steady to 7.00 lower, over 450 lbs steady 
to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 400 lbs steady, over 400 lbs 3.00 to 
8.00 higher. Quality fair to good. Demand moderate.
 
Slaughter cows 26 hd; Bulls 4 hd; Total feeders 262 hd; Feeder supply: 
steers and bulls 152 hd, heifers 110 hd; Feeders over 600 lbs 50 hd; 
Replacement and/or feeder cows 6 hd.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    290-290    290       183.00         183.00
    3    305-345    327    170.00-187.00     178.81
    3    350-380    367    170.00-185.00     176.45
    6    415-445    434    158.00-167.00     163.66
    5    455-495    471    157.00-161.00     158.62
    3    500-525    510    145.00-153.00     149.40
    1    510-510    510       158.00         158.00   Thin
    5    555-590    570    144.00-147.00     145.59
    1    595-595    595       130.00         130.00   Fleshy
    3    610-635    627    134.00-140.00     136.28
    3    660-670    665    125.00-128.00     126.01
    1    780-780    780       120.00         120.00
    2    805-825    815       122.00         122.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    220-225    223    190.00-195.00     192.53
    1    280-280    280       170.00         170.00
    2    305-340    323    160.00-170.00     165.27
    2    355-375    365    150.00-160.00     154.86
    2    515-525    520    112.00-140.00     126.13
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    205-240    223    180.00-197.00     187.83
    2    250-275    263    180.00-185.00     182.38
    2    315-320    318    150.00-177.00     163.61
    2    365-380    373    165.00-168.00     166.47
    1    610-610    610       128.00         128.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    1   1000-1000  1000        81.00          81.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    205-205    205       180.00         180.00
    2    255-265    260    170.00-175.00     172.45
    5    315-345    330    140.00-158.00     146.98
    7    350-390    370    134.00-149.00     142.94
    6    405-440    421    135.00-148.00     141.88
    6    455-485    469    130.00-145.00     136.12
   13    510-545    531    125.00-138.00     130.89
    7    560-590    574    125.00-134.00     128.73
   11    610-620    613    125.00-135.00     132.00
    6    660-690    668    120.00-132.00     128.66
    1    805-805    805       123.00         123.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    340-340    340       135.00         135.00
    3    420-440    430    121.00-130.00     124.60
    3    460-495    478    110.00-120.00     115.59
    1    630-630    630       102.00         102.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    265-265    265       136.00         136.00
    2    355-360    358    130.00-140.00     134.97
    1    475-475    475       128.00         128.00
    4    520-545    535    113.00-124.00     118.53
    1    550-550    550       121.00         121.00
    1    600-600    600       119.00         119.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    440-442    441    159.00-162.00     159.57
    4    475-495    485    145.00-152.00     148.04
    7    505-535    519    138.00-149.00     145.73
    8    550-590    569    138.00-146.00     141.74
    3    610-625    618    130.00-133.00     131.32
    2    670-670    670    125.00-130.00     127.50
    2    715-715    715    117.00-120.00     118.50
    2    900-905    903       110.00         110.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    385-385    385       154.00         154.00
    2    430-445    438    145.00-156.00     150.59
    2    470-490    480    121.00-124.00     122.47
    3    500-545    523    111.00-135.00     125.38
    2    590-590    590    117.00-120.00     118.50
    2    740-740    740    111.00-115.00     113.00
    3    755-765    760    110.00-115.00     112.34
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    530-530    530       138.00         138.00
    2    550-565    558    124.00-128.00     125.97
    1    610-610    610       120.00         120.00
    1    720-720    720       114.00         114.00
    1    750-750    750       115.00         115.00
    1    880-880    880       104.00         104.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1605-1605  1605   999.00-1190.00    1190.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 Aged
    1   1440-1440  1440   999.00-1090.00    1090.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
    1   1450-1450  1450   999.00-1050.00    1050.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2   1120-1175  1148   999.00-1150.00    1125.60   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 Aged
    1   1115-1115  1115       975.00         975.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1105-1385  1274     72.00-76.00       74.36
    1   1300-1300  1300        71.00          71.00   Low Dressing
    1   1700-1700  1700        71.50          71.50
    8   1480-1770  1598     67.00-72.50       69.36   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1   1175-1175  1175        70.00          70.00
    2   1075-1125  1100     65.00-67.50       66.28   Low Dressing
    1   1420-1420  1420        70.50          70.50
    1   1470-1470  1470        77.00          77.00   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1   1000-1000  1000        61.00          61.00
    2    925-1225  1075     62.50-63.50       63.07   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1555-2205  1930     67.00-80.00       74.35   Low Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Dan Schussler 803-737-4621 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS147.txt