Hardin Co. Stockyard Graded Sale, Savannah, TN

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 13, 2017

Cattle Receipts: 826     Last week: 724     Last year: 674

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows steady. Bulls 4.00 higher. 
Steers under 450 lbs 5.00 to 15.00 higher, over 450 lbs 3.00 to 6.00 higher. 
Bulls under 600 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 higher, over 600 lbs steady to 2.00 lower. 
Heifers mostly steady. Quality fair to good. Demand moderate.

Offerings included the following load lot:
1 load (56 head) 914 lbs Med and Large 1 steers 140.00 (Value Added)

Feeders: 750     Slaughter: 25     Replacements: 51
 
Slaughter cows made up 3 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 8 percent, and feeders 88 percent.  The feeder supply included 
44 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 18 percent bulls. Near 34 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    240-240    240       170.00         170.00
    3    265-280    275    175.00-197.50     185.18
    7    325-345    337    175.00-190.00     181.80
    4    317-320    318    192.50-195.00     194.37   Fancy
    9    350-395    373    167.50-181.00     177.44
    2    350-390    370    182.50-185.00     183.82   Fancy
    8    400-445    430    162.00-175.00     168.96
    1    440-440    440       181.00         181.00   Fancy
   12    460-495    480    149.00-160.00     152.45
   21    505-540    525    147.00-153.00     148.41
   10    550-596    574    137.00-148.00     143.98
    3    605-635    623    135.00-145.00     139.22
    9    627-627    627       147.00         147.00   Value Added
   11    650-695    680    130.00-144.00     139.70
   14    707-730    716    130.00-143.00     139.67
    3    700-700    700       150.00         150.00   Value Added
    8    760-786    774    132.50-141.00     136.92
    3    810-810    810       136.00         136.00
    5    820-820    820       136.00         136.00   Value Added
    1    850-850    850       132.50         132.50
   56    914-914    914       140.00         140.00   Value Added
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    200-240    220    150.00-162.50     156.82
    5    360-395    378    132.50-162.50     150.67
    1    445-445    445       130.00         130.00
    1    520-520    520       127.50         127.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    3    250-290    275    155.00-160.00     158.24
    4    315-340    324    157.50-170.00     165.04
    5    365-395    381    160.00-165.00     162.14
   13    415-440    427    142.50-155.00     146.34
    2    465-480    473    137.50-147.00     142.33
    8    505-545    540    139.00-146.00     145.18
    1    555-555    555       135.00         135.00
    1    605-605    605       122.50         122.50

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    275-275    275       145.00         145.00
   14    305-349    335    137.50-148.00     143.48
    7    360-390    378    132.50-141.00     135.87
   15    400-445    421    130.00-143.00     138.54
   11    433-433    433       140.00         140.00   Thin
   17    450-495    469    128.00-139.00     133.13
    2    450-465    458    141.00-145.00     142.97   Fancy
   37    500-545    523    125.00-133.00     130.79
    5    504-504    504       135.00         135.00   Value Added
   20    550-595    569    119.00-128.00     125.35
    8    600-640    611    117.50-127.50     122.34
    4    614-614    614       129.00         129.00   Value Added
    1    650-650    650       122.50         122.50
    9    678-691    687    126.00-132.50     128.14   Value Added
    2    700-730    715    115.00-117.50     116.22
    2    755-760    758    115.00-123.00     118.99
    1    835-835    835       131.00         131.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    225-240    233    132.50-137.50     134.92
    3    290-295    292    132.50-140.00     136.69
    6    305-340    323    120.00-137.50     130.72
    4    365-390    378    112.50-122.50     119.98
    1    410-410    410       125.00         125.00
    2    460-480    470    110.00-117.50     113.67
    2    510-530    520       125.00         125.00
    1    640-640    640       106.00         106.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    275-280    278    137.50-140.00     138.74
    1    300-300    300       138.00         138.00
    4    355-390    378    122.50-135.00     127.96
    6    420-445    431    117.50-128.00     123.04
    6    450-495    473    115.00-133.00     122.35
    5    500-535    515    113.00-121.00     117.24
    1    595-595    595       112.50         112.50
    2    630-640    635    107.50-110.00     108.76
    1    705-705    705       108.00         108.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    280-280    280       125.00         125.00
    1    335-335    335       122.50         122.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    360-360    360       170.00         170.00
    2    405-415    410    150.00-157.50     153.80
   12    460-482    475    145.00-153.00     149.95
   21    500-545    521    132.50-146.00     140.94
   10    550-595    570    130.00-141.00     135.12
    6    605-618    614    122.50-127.50     126.25
   19    655-662    662    119.00-128.00     127.24
    1    715-715    715       120.00         120.00
    1    780-780    780       110.00         110.00
    3    815-835    828    105.00-107.00     105.66
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    440-440    440       147.50         147.50
    1    510-510    510       132.50         132.50
    1    600-600    600       122.50         122.50
    1    650-650    650       108.00         108.00
    1    730-730    730       110.00         110.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    430-440    435    143.00-147.50     145.28
    3    475-490    485    137.50-144.00     141.32
    3    505-545    522    120.00-132.50     127.34
    3    600-640    620    117.50-122.50     119.11
    3    660-695    677    115.00-119.00     117.13

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1310-1310  1310       925.00         925.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    2   1150-1195  1173    720.00-910.00     816.82   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1100-1100  1100        46.00          46.00
    1   1485-1485  1485        51.00          51.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    3   1110-1260  1177     44.00-48.00       45.67
    3   1075-1215  1135     35.00-42.00       38.28   Low Dressing
    4   1470-1505  1488     47.00-52.00       50.01
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    4    800-1080   923     35.00-43.00       39.03

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1460-1460  1460        66.00          66.00
    1   1445-1445  1445        55.00          55.00   Low Dressing
    3   1660-1925  1760     72.00-78.00       74.55
    1   2060-2060  2060        78.00          78.00   High Dressing
    1   1770-1770  1770        59.00          59.00   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_LS154.txt