Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Dec 5, 2017

Cattle Receipts: 417     Last week: 495     Last year: 433

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows and bull steady. Steers and 
heifers 1.00 to 8.00 lower. Bulls steady to 10.00 lower. Quality fair to fancy. 
Demand moderate.

Feeders: 352     Slaughter: 35     Replacements: 30
  
Slaughter cows made up 6 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 9 percent, and feeders 83 percent.  The feeder supply included 
24 percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 37 percent bulls. Near 23 percent of 
the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    260-280    269    164.00-172.50     167.18
    9    300-340    323    159.00-175.00     167.34
    6    365-395    379    153.00-168.00     160.37
    5    400-440    415    150.00-163.00     155.52
    7    505-535    514    137.00-149.00     145.57
    9    560-585    574    138.00-148.00     145.91
    1    725-725    725       128.00         128.00
    1    790-790    790       132.00         132.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    360-380    370    149.00-152.00     150.46
    1    455-455    455       138.00         138.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    5    298-298    298       162.00         162.00
    5    300-345    325    144.00-157.00     150.34
    4    350-360    356    140.00-158.00     150.32
    5    400-445    428    137.00-151.00     144.06
    2    455-470    463    140.00-145.00     142.54

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    295-295    295       141.00         141.00
    2    330-345    338       139.00         139.00
    2    350-395    373    137.00-138.00     137.47
    8    400-445    421    130.00-137.00     134.53
   11    450-495    480    128.00-136.00     130.22
   10    500-535    521    127.00-136.00     133.26
   13    550-585    566    128.00-136.00     133.58
    4    600-630    615    125.00-132.00     128.99
    3    675-690    682    124.00-126.00     125.00
    2    700-705    703    121.00-128.00     124.49
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    270-270    270    130.00-139.00     134.50
    3    350-385    372    120.00-135.00     128.80
    2    400-440    420    120.00-125.00     122.62
    1    435-435    435       100.00         100.00   Fleshy
    3    455-475    463    121.00-127.00     124.71
    1    505-505    505       120.00         120.00
    1    555-555    555       120.00         120.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    265-270    268    130.00-140.00     135.05
    9    305-335    323    130.00-138.00     136.58
    5    350-395    374    128.00-137.00     133.28
    6    425-438    436    117.00-130.00     119.11
    1    485-485    485       124.00         124.00
    1    545-545    545       129.00         129.00
    1    575-575    575       127.00         127.00
    7    610-625    612    110.00-124.00     121.96
    3    661-661    661       105.00         105.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    370-370    370       120.00         120.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    400-435    419    152.00-158.00     154.44
    9    455-495    472    138.00-146.00     141.12
    7    505-545    516    135.00-148.00     140.28
   19    550-590    561    127.00-135.00     132.03
    7    615-645    622    125.00-137.00     129.69
    9    655-685    675    120.00-136.00     124.25
    2    707-707    707       127.00         127.00
    2    765-775    770    114.00-124.00     119.03
    1    865-865    865        97.00          97.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    405-425    415    135.00-143.00     138.90
    2    470-485    478    126.00-135.00     130.43
    1    530-530    530       130.00         130.00
    2    600-605    603    120.00-125.00     122.49
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    4    400-445    420    141.00-150.00     145.90
    2    465-495    480    134.00-136.00     134.97
    3    500-535    518    128.00-135.00     132.06
    5    550-575    563    122.00-134.00     128.61
    4    620-645    634    113.00-117.00     116.02
    5    655-690    673     93.00-117.00     107.79
    2    710-735    723    108.00-110.00     108.98
    5    750-785    761     98.00-115.00     104.20
    1    835-835    835        90.00          90.00
    1    960-960    960        82.00          82.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    985-995    990   910.00-1050.00     976.90   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1150-1150  1150        1000.00      1000.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1    950-950    950       590.00         590.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    2   1000-1040  1020    870.00-880.00     875.10   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1440-1600  1500     45.00-46.00       45.48
    1   1700-1700  1700        42.50          42.50   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    4   1150-1380  1271     45.00-46.00       45.64
    1   1300-1300  1300        47.50          47.50   High Dressing
    1   1245-1245  1245        40.00          40.00   Low Dressing
    3   1465-1550  1503     43.00-46.00       44.66
    2   1510-1535  1523     50.50-55.00       52.77   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    3   1010-1160  1090     37.50-43.50       40.56

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1350-1350  1350        60.00          60.00   Low Dressing
    3   1645-1900  1770     63.50-66.00       65.05
    2   1805-2045  1925        68.50          68.50   High Dressing
    2   1750-1950  1850     60.50-64.00       62.34   Low Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Rob Thomas, Market Reporter 502-782-4139 
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS147.txt