Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, October 2, 2017

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 8,877 11 Last Week 10,187 11 Last Year 8,569

Compared to the same sales last week, slaughter cows 3.00 to 8.00 lower.
Slaughter bulls 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Feeder steers/bulls 2.00 to 9.00
lower. Feeder heifers 4.00 to 7.00 lower.  
 
Feeder supply this week consisted of 29% over 600 lbs; 41% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   965-1180    1104     40.00-54.00       47.86                
         63  1215-1575    1416     43.00-57.00       50.27                
         19  1600-1900    1706     42.00-53.00       47.56                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        101   890-1195    1086     47.50-62.00       54.85                
         11  1055-1195    1129     59.00-72.00       65.08 High Dressing  
         20   880-1180    1069     43.00-54.00       49.26 Low Dressing   
        140  1200-1910    1340     46.50-64.00       55.18                
         22  1230-1545    1352     57.00-69.00       62.17 High Dressing  
         30  1220-1700    1378     42.00-54.50       49.97 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   795-845      828     45.00-49.00       47.24                
          4   750-810      785     30.00-45.00       38.64 Low Dressing   
        101   855-1195    1028     40.00-60.50       48.05                
         37   850-1160     975     30.00-46.50       38.59 Low Dressing   
         32  1215-1610    1300     43.00-58.50       49.45                
          4  1270-1465    1343     62.50-67.00       64.37 High Dressing  
         10  1210-1470    1314     39.50-45.50       42.27 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         27  1035-1495    1335     70.00-84.00       75.50                
         21  1010-1475    1308     56.00-78.50       70.05 Low Dressing   
         75  1500-2425    1814     70.00-86.00       78.04                
         12  1560-2090    1736     81.00-90.00       85.71 High Dressing  
         13  1565-2265    1831     63.00-75.00       70.32 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         20   250-295      275    131.00-212.50     167.96                
         31   305-345      327    137.50-192.50     162.94                
         59   350-395      375    136.00-172.00     157.64                
         76   400-448      430    135.00-160.00     151.77                
          4   400-425      411    155.00-165.00     159.53 Fancy          
         81   450-495      473    126.00-161.00     146.28                
          9   486-499      493    154.00-159.00     156.81 Value Added    
        179   500-548      526    132.00-152.00     139.83                
         19   515-549      539    146.00-157.00     155.70 Fancy          
         38   500-528      513    146.50-162.00     153.00 Value Added    
        170   550-595      573    125.00-156.00     139.33                
         22   555-591      586    145.50-153.00     147.17 Value Added    
        117   600-645      621    128.00-146.00     137.97                
         16   604-633      617    145.00-151.00     149.08 Value Added    
        101   650-698      675    120.00-147.00     135.71                
          5     678        678       132.50         132.50 Fancy          
         13   650-677      668    142.00-149.00     147.71 Value Added    
         22   705-745      724    119.50-137.00     126.51                
         25   718-748      734    130.50-146.00     137.14 Value Added    
         35   750-795      769    113.00-141.00     129.99                
          9   800-825      817    117.00-132.50     122.37                
         76   800-840      802    127.00-151.50     149.13 Value Added    
          7   850-885      873    118.00-125.00     119.41                
          6     860        860       135.00         135.00 Value Added    
         13   903-930      906    115.00-129.00     123.44                
         10  1069-1070    1069    102.00-108.00     107.40                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   355-395      375    125.00-142.00     136.10                
          4   500-530      509    119.00-125.00     121.98                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   230-245      236    154.00-170.00     163.04                
          6   255-290      275    140.00-180.00     158.27                
         14   315-345      331    134.00-165.00     144.87                
         24   355-395      378    126.00-160.00     142.39                
         27   400-445      427    126.00-147.00     136.45                
         20   450-490      474    104.00-140.00     130.71                
         18   500-545      524    110.00-135.00     125.07                
         22   555-595      578    114.00-135.00     124.49                
         11   600-645      621    115.00-132.00     125.17                
          8   650-695      669    115.00-120.00     119.03                
          4   710-740      729    100.00-125.00     117.51                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   220-225      223    137.50-147.00     144.09                
          6   270-285      278    147.00-172.00     158.14                
         12   320-345      336    142.50-161.00     153.44                
          4   320-335      330    165.00-170.00     167.21 Fancy          
         24   350-395      368    144.00-165.00     153.03                
        106   400-448      428    125.00-156.00     142.65                
        141   450-495      475    125.00-151.50     137.15                
         10   450-495      465    139.00-148.00     142.77 Fancy          
        204   500-547      524    118.00-143.00     129.98                
          7   500-535      514    137.00-140.00     138.85 Fancy          
         11     516        516       136.50         136.50 Value Added    
        221   550-599      575    115.00-144.00     127.27                
         10   569-575      571    131.50-133.00     131.95 Value Added    
        141   600-648      621    110.00-133.00     122.75                
        104   650-695      668    107.50-129.00     120.74                
          7   655-657      657    125.50-126.00     125.57 Fancy          
         47   700-745      721     93.00-123.00     114.17                
         29   750-790      766     99.00-120.00     111.06                
         10   800-835      818     80.00-113.00      98.61                
         13   850-895      870     80.00-104.00      93.09                
          6   905-945      929     80.00-109.00      98.44                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   450-475      469    110.00-121.00     116.81                
          4   505-545      531    104.00-114.00     110.36                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   400-435      420    110.00-130.00     122.39                
          4   460-475      468    118.00-132.50     125.86                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         49   400-448      428    115.00-140.00     128.95                
         41   450-495      475    115.00-140.00     125.79                
         32   500-545      524    110.00-136.00     120.78                
         24   550-595      571    105.00-133.00     116.96                
         13   603-645      621    100.00-125.00     111.61                
         26   650-695      669     95.00-120.00     107.68                
         11   705-740      720     89.50-111.00      99.56                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   205-247      234    140.00-162.50     154.05                
         17   250-298      282    120.00-156.00     140.88                
         50   300-348      330    121.00-159.00     140.60                
         97   352-398      380    115.00-153.00     135.24                
          4   350-395      364    147.00-151.00     148.22 Fancy          
        152   400-445      424    118.00-150.00     133.56                
          4     446        446       145.00         145.00 Value Added    
        256   450-496      470    118.00-143.00     129.29                
          4   450-495      468    132.50-142.00     138.12 Fancy          
         21   455-481      470    133.00-148.00     138.85 Value Added    
        366   500-548      527    114.50-140.00     126.91                
          9   523-533      526    132.50-139.00     136.81 Value Added    
        245   550-598      573    115.00-136.00     124.10                
         13   550-592      570    127.00-133.50     131.88 Fancy          
         21   558-583      579    131.50-141.00     132.81 Value Added    
        154   600-645      625    114.00-128.00     121.50                
         21   605-625      612    128.00-130.00     129.46 Value Added    
         89   650-695      669    106.00-130.00     119.66                
          5   650-660      654    122.00-129.00     126.20 Fancy          
          7   675-696      693    115.00-130.00     118.24 Value Added    
         50   700-745      719    104.00-120.00     113.77                
          5   705-745      721    120.50-127.00     124.31 Value Added    
         33   750-795      774    100.00-124.00     114.19                
         18   777-788      783    123.00-125.00     123.99 Value Added    
         10   810-845      835    104.00-113.00     107.38                
          9   855-885      875    106.00-114.00     108.54                
         19     864        864       126.00         126.00 Value Added    

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   408-445      424    110.00-121.00     116.32                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   360-375      368    107.50-129.00     120.33                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   305-345      331    110.00-140.00     124.59                
         16   355-390      373    108.00-132.00     124.11                
         30   405-448      427    107.00-138.00     122.96                
         48   450-498      471    104.00-130.50     121.39                
         38   500-545      524    106.00-124.00     116.61                
         23   550-595      575    103.00-122.00     114.17                
         10   600-645      624    109.00-117.50     114.25                
          4   660-690      678    110.00-118.00     113.53                
          4   710-745      729     82.00-109.00      94.34                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   410-435      420     90.00-120.00     107.17                

Source: Tennessee Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Nashville, TN
        Jodee Inman, OIC (502)782-4139
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nv_ls145.txt

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