Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Dec 12, 2017

Cattle Receipts: 327     Last week: 417     Last year: Not Reported

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows steady. Bulls not well 
established. Steers and bulls mostly steady. Heifers steady to 2.00 lower.
Quality fair to good. Demand moderate.

Feeders: 244     Slaughter: 34     Replacements: 49
 
Slaughter cows made up 10 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 18 percent, and feeders 71 percent.  The feeder supply included 
30 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 27 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
    1    245-245    245       172.00         172.00
    1    280-280    280       162.50         162.50
    6    300-340    317    161.00-170.00     166.88
    7    350-395    372    151.00-164.00     158.44
    5    400-420    405    152.00-162.00     157.99
    3    455-475    463    142.00-155.00     149.09
    1    510-510    510       147.00         147.00
    3    570-595    582    136.00-140.00     137.98
    3    600-620    613    135.00-142.00     139.72
    2    665-690    678    134.00-137.00     135.53
    2    740-740    740    130.00-131.00     130.50
    1    765-765    765       137.00         137.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    250-290    270    150.00-156.00     153.22
    5    420-445    433    120.00-148.00     135.02
    2    470-485    478    125.00-135.00     130.08
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    225-225    225       146.00         146.00
    2    270-280    275    145.00-152.50     148.68
    2    330-335    333       164.00         164.00
    2    370-375    373    152.50-153.00     152.75
    1    470-470    470       140.00         140.00
    1    505-505    505       132.00         132.00
    1    555-555    555       135.00         135.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    295-295    295       112.50         112.50
    2    420-425    423    105.00-130.00     117.43

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    215-215    215       144.00         144.00
    5    310-325    313    134.00-141.00     139.55
    6    350-390    380    137.00-143.00     140.35
    2    420-445    433    135.00-137.50     136.21
    6    460-490    474    130.00-136.00     133.19
    1    450-450    450       125.00         125.00   Fleshy
   10    510-545    534    125.00-135.00     128.45
    2    550-560    555       125.00         125.00
    2    610-625    618       120.00         120.00
    1    630-630    630       117.00         117.00   Fleshy
    3    755-780    765    107.00-115.00     110.29
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    540-540    540       122.50         122.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    315-315    315       130.00         130.00
    6    350-380    358    125.00-136.00     130.75
    1    430-430    430       130.00         130.00
    2    520-535    528       120.00         120.00
    7    560-595    582    110.00-118.00     115.60
    2    650-680    665       110.00         110.00
   12    732-732    732       100.00         100.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    395-395    395       120.00         120.00
    3    405-423    417    111.00-117.00     115.06
    1    460-460    460       110.00         110.00
    8    594-594    594       100.00         100.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    450-485    465    140.00-151.00     144.91
    3    510-535    525    135.00-144.00     140.29
    5    550-595    567    134.00-144.00     138.50
    4    600-645    614    124.00-136.00     129.71
    1    645-645    645       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
    7    670-695    681    115.00-129.00     122.70
    4    700-745    715    115.00-124.00     121.02
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    435-435    435       125.00         125.00
    1    480-480    480       125.00         125.00
    1    510-510    510       135.00         135.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    415-425    420    142.00-144.00     143.01
   13    503-515    504    130.00-134.00     133.69
    3    575-590    583    131.00-136.00     132.69
    1    760-760    760       110.00         110.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    895-895    895       835.00         835.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1    960-960    960       860.00         860.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1220-1220  1220       920.00         920.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Young
    1    760-760    760       790.00         790.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1    745-745    745       780.00         780.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1    935-935    935       800.00         800.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1    945-945    945       720.00         720.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1   1290-1290  1290       790.00         790.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1555-1555  1555       780.00         780.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Small 1 - 2 Young
    1    805-805    805       750.00         750.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1310-1310  1310        42.50          42.50   Low Dressing
    2   1430-1540  1485     44.50-45.00       44.76
    3   1555-1620  1593     37.00-41.00       38.64   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    2   1060-1175  1118     45.50-49.00       47.16
    4   1050-1235  1133     47.50-51.00       49.17   High Dressing
    9   1010-1395  1261     31.00-41.50       38.16   Low Dressing
    3   1425-1660  1522     45.00-48.50       46.27
    1   1405-1405  1405        42.50          42.50   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    915-1125  1020     30.00-35.00       32.24

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1400-1400  1400        50.00          50.00   Low Dressing
    1   1625-1625  1625        68.00          68.00

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