Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, December 11, 2017

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 8,160 11 Last Week 10,527 11 Last Year 8,774

Compared to the same sales last week, slaughter cows 3.00 to 5.00 lower.
Slaughter bulls 5.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder steers/bulls under 400 lbs
5.00 to 9.00 higher, over 400 lbs steady to 6.00 lower. Feeder heifers
2.00 lower.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 29% over 600 lbs; 44% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         46  1255-1590    1430     40.00-51.00       46.60                
          5  1255-1550    1434     50.00-54.00       52.53 High Dressing  
         18  1600-1998    1736     44.00-52.50       46.78                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         56   895-1195    1121     42.00-54.00       48.25                
          9  1075-1195    1137     48.00-65.00       51.65 High Dressing  
          8   985-1170    1092     35.00-45.00       41.96 Low Dressing   
        143  1200-1855    1379     42.00-55.00       49.14                
         25  1255-1590    1391     47.50-60.50       53.63 High Dressing  
         11  1245-1480    1388     40.00-46.50       43.49 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         59   850-1195    1031     32.50-51.50       42.98                
         25   850-1170     995     28.00-44.50       36.04 Low Dressing   
         21  1200-1705    1335     38.00-56.00       47.06                
         12  1200-1555    1318     32.00-39.50       35.62 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5  1125-1470    1321     62.00-69.00       66.11                
         18  1525-2345    1771     65.00-74.50       69.74                

                         Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9  1155-1465    1337     60.00-89.00       77.64                
          7  1010-1415    1291     55.00-62.00       58.24 Low Dressing   
         19  1525-2365    1852     62.00-73.00       67.35                
          7  1650-2055    1861     68.50-79.50       71.34 High Dressing  
         11  1580-2315    1797     55.00-72.00       61.59 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   260-295      275    164.00-184.00     174.33                
         38   300-345      324    135.00-182.50     165.57                
         85   350-395      378    149.00-176.00     161.65                
          8   360-390      380    166.00-180.00     175.43 Fancy          
         83   400-448      421    123.00-166.00     152.38                
          5   405-445      424    163.00-175.00     166.67 Fancy          
          5     406        406       164.00         164.00 Value Added    
        148   450-495      474    130.00-164.00     150.22                
          4   488-495      490    148.50-156.00     150.40 Fancy          
        118   500-545      525    115.00-157.00     142.51                
         19   510-541      528    137.50-161.00     152.46 Value Added    
        101   550-593      570    124.00-153.00     141.06                
          6   558-570      560    140.00-160.00     156.61 Fancy          
         26   567-590      572    141.00-155.00     149.11 Value Added    
        148   600-649      624    124.00-147.00     138.06                
         32   602-648      631    138.50-151.00     144.01 Value Added    
         88   650-695      669    124.00-146.00     135.17                
         10     669        669       147.00         147.00 Value Added    
         40   700-745      721    113.00-142.00     132.66                
         32   714-738      733    134.00-148.00     145.04 Value Added    
         22   750-790      770    111.00-140.00     129.27                
         14   775-779      778    122.00-143.50     135.08 Value Added    
         31   800-840      815    113.00-135.00     127.54                
         15   827-831      830    122.00-130.00     124.66 Value Added    
         20   850-893      871    110.00-138.00     125.98                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   315-345      330    142.00-165.00     153.56                
         13   355-395      379    127.50-160.00     146.66                
          7   400-440      418    135.00-143.00     139.32                
          4   450-460      456    100.00-147.00     131.18                
          7   513-545      527    115.00-145.00     132.84                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   235-240      238    150.00-170.00     159.15                
          8   255-298      289    135.00-162.00     156.17                
         17   300-345      331    140.00-160.00     150.94                
         28   350-395      374    136.00-158.00     146.06                
         24   400-446      424    126.00-151.00     141.95                
         22   450-495      467    121.00-147.50     137.68                
         23   500-545      528    110.00-139.00     134.16                
         12   555-590      570    116.00-140.00     133.06                
         15   600-640      617    115.00-140.00     126.57                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   250-295      273    148.00-170.00     160.27                
         12   305-345      324    143.00-170.00     155.86                
         20   350-395      370    130.00-170.00     150.34                
         59   400-448      431    127.00-159.00     145.69                
        119   450-495      470    128.00-155.00     144.42                
        180   500-548      530    115.00-148.00     133.66                
          4     523        523       143.00         143.00 Value Added    
        144   550-598      569    105.00-142.00     130.50                
         75   600-645      621    113.00-137.00     125.73                
         86   650-697      671    109.00-136.00     121.95                
         22   660-685      677    120.50-128.00     122.29 Value Added    
         30   700-745      718    100.00-127.00     113.38                
         10   706-733      714    110.00-113.00     112.08 Value Added    
         20   750-795      774     89.00-124.00     107.65                
          8   803-838      824    103.00-115.00     110.61                
         11   865-895      878     80.00-100.00      88.67                
          5   903-935      912     80.00-93.00       88.54                
                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   360-385      370    119.00-140.00     129.93                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   450-495      474    115.00-142.50     131.48                
          4   500-530      511    112.50-130.00     122.00                
          5   550-585      565    110.00-130.00     117.73                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   350-390      367    118.00-150.00     137.25                
         37   400-445      424    104.00-151.00     133.77                
         26   450-495      479    113.00-138.00     127.01                
         30   500-545      522    110.00-140.00     127.79                
         11   550-590      572    115.00-134.00     123.97                
         14   606-645      629     93.00-122.00     109.36                
         16   650-695      670     93.00-117.00     106.15                
          5   710-740      724     90.00-110.00     102.26                
         10   750-785      764     80.00-115.00      95.07                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   200-245      219    140.00-152.50     148.65                
         13   250-295      271    124.00-150.00     138.76                
         66   300-345      326    109.00-154.00     137.98                
        125   350-396      376    110.00-150.00     135.66                
          8   358-380      362    152.50-161.00     154.03 Fancy          
        156   400-448      426    114.00-145.00     133.68                
        297   450-497      472    110.00-145.00     129.91                
          4   450-490      473    131.00-135.00     132.20 Fancy          
         14   477-496      481    127.50-146.00     141.91 Value Added    
        323   500-548      525    110.00-141.00     126.36                
         11   540-549      545    124.50-132.00     127.88 Value Added    
        238   550-598      575    108.00-136.00     123.38                
          9   589-596      592    131.00-135.00     132.79 Value Added    
        150   600-648      623    110.00-134.00     122.78                
         14   610-645      629    122.00-130.00     123.88 Value Added    
         86   650-695      669    105.00-131.00     119.34                
         39   700-745      714    100.00-128.00     115.94                
         39   708-745      719    111.00-123.00     118.01 Value Added    
         29   750-798      772     97.50-129.00     116.67                
         14   800-848      827     90.00-120.00     108.87                
          4   860-885      871     90.00-110.00     103.18                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   270-295      281    122.00-140.00     134.36                
          4   302-345      327    120.00-137.50     129.31                
         11   350-390      369    120.00-140.00     129.89                
         10   400-445      425    100.00-130.00     117.15                
          9   455-490      472    110.00-127.00     121.00                
          9   505-540      520    108.00-129.00     118.51                
          4   555-585      565    110.00-120.00     116.90                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   265-295      280    123.00-150.00     133.19                
         16   300-337      325    120.00-142.00     136.95                
         21   350-395      376    109.50-137.00     128.36                
         51   400-445      424    110.00-130.00     121.74                
         31   455-495      476    100.00-126.00     119.54                
         26   500-545      523    100.00-129.00     116.06                
         15   550-595      574    106.00-127.00     117.03                
         22   600-630      614    100.00-124.00     113.97                
          7   661-690      670    105.00-116.00     109.62                
          8   700-720      706     98.00-121.00     109.19                
          8   750-780      768     83.00-116.00     100.82                

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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