Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, December 18, 2017

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 9 TN Auctions 6,112 11 Last Week 8,160 10 Last Year 8,566

Compared to the same sales last week, slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 higher.
Slaughter bulls 7.00 to 10.00 higher. Feeder steers/bulls steady to 8.00
higher. Feeder heifers mostly steady.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 33% over 600 lbs; 40% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         32  1210-1595    1408     42.00-56.00       49.62                
          4  1330-1570    1469     54.00-59.00       56.55 High Dressing  
          4  1310-1555    1406     40.00-42.50       41.10 Low Dressing   
         12  1640-1880    1725     43.50-57.00       48.43                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         64   830-1190    1091     43.00-60.00       50.29                
          8   905-1180    1073     47.50-79.00       59.87 High Dressing  
         16   835-1195    1086     35.00-50.50       43.41 Low Dressing   
        101  1200-1950    1366     42.00-59.00       51.44                
         12  1215-1365    1289     51.00-69.00       59.62 High Dressing  
         14  1215-1780    1374     31.00-47.00       41.68 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   770-835      801     35.00-47.00       41.65                
          5   770-820      790     30.00-43.00       38.52 Low Dressing   
         58   865-1195    1037     30.00-56.50       45.58                
         23   855-1175    1000     27.00-43.50       37.62 Low Dressing   
         25  1200-1600    1311     40.00-55.00       47.40                
          9  1200-1435    1298     30.00-43.50       37.62 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7  1035-1495    1291     66.00-85.00       76.30                
          5  1130-1450    1349     52.00-73.00       59.90 Low Dressing   
         16  1575-2200    1810     65.00-82.00       75.98                
          7  1685-2100    1973     78.00-82.00       79.96 High Dressing  
          6  1595-1870    1726     59.00-73.00       65.55 Low Dressing   

                         Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5  1155-1475    1297     65.00-71.00       68.44                
          7  1210-1485    1329     50.00-62.00       57.74 Low Dressing   
         16  1545-2345    1828     64.00-75.00       68.82                
          4  1795-2320    1949     55.00-62.00       59.29 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   250-295      280    130.00-197.50     163.70                
         44   300-345      327    144.00-190.00     163.80                
          5   317-325      319    170.00-195.00     189.41 Fancy          
         60   350-399      380    150.00-181.00     163.29                
         10     367        367       164.00         164.00 Value Added    
         59   400-445      424    140.00-175.00     156.87                
         76   450-495      472    130.00-163.00     150.11                
          5     453        453       155.50         155.50 Value Added    
         93   500-548      528    134.00-156.00     148.10                
         14   509-535      512    154.00-160.00     159.55 Value Added    
         60   550-597      579    132.00-150.00     142.05                
          4     595        595       125.00         125.00 Brahman X      
         21   550-586      571    144.00-159.00     151.52 Value Added    
         72   600-646      628    127.00-151.00     138.93                
         24   600-647      617    141.00-153.00     147.47 Value Added    
         47   650-695      670    121.00-146.00     135.27                
         21   654-696      682    134.00-142.00     137.14 Value Added    
         54   700-743      721    123.00-143.00     131.38                
         18   700-738      725    135.00-150.00     141.01 Value Added    
         33   758-790      768    122.00-141.00     132.36                
         12   753-795      768    133.50-139.00     137.80 Value Added    
         13   800-845      819    113.00-136.00     123.81                
        136   800-825      813    134.00-145.50     142.99 Value Added    
         22   850-895      886    114.00-135.50     132.99                
          5   900-940      922    112.00-116.00     114.22                
         56     914        914       140.00         140.00 Value Added    

                    Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   503-540      519    120.00-133.00     125.92                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   360-395      378    132.50-162.50     150.67                
          6   420-445      435    120.00-148.00     134.17                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   250-290      274    123.00-160.00     149.26                
         18   305-340      325    132.50-170.00     147.18                
         13   355-395      379    135.00-165.00     151.01                
         24   400-440      427    120.00-155.00     142.35                
         11   460-485      474    129.00-147.00     138.29                
         35   500-548      523    113.00-146.00     134.39                
         14   550-580      562    125.00-136.00     130.47                
          4   700-725      716    111.00-115.00     112.73                
          5     915        915        82.00          82.00                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   268-285      275    150.00-160.00     154.37                
         15   300-345      327    146.00-172.00     158.52                
          5   300-335      315    171.00-180.00     175.25 Fancy          
         20   360-395      378    133.00-170.00     153.66                
         57   400-445      422    125.00-164.00     152.10                
        129   450-495      471    129.00-160.00     149.43                
        136   500-545      526    125.00-154.00     141.28                
          4   500-505      501    151.00-156.00     153.76 Fancy          
         83   550-598      573    124.00-144.00     132.91                
         89   600-649      618    113.00-136.00     125.92                
         69   650-698      670     92.00-130.00     119.65                
         20   700-745      721    110.00-130.00     117.41                
         36   750-795      763     90.00-120.50     106.20                
          8   810-840      823     90.00-107.00     100.63                
          6   860-880      871     85.00-94.00       89.33                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   550-595      574    102.00-112.50     107.35                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         32   415-446      437    117.00-150.00     137.35                
         15   460-498      485    121.00-144.00     133.84                
         14     480        480       115.00         115.00 Brahman X      
         24   500-545      512    119.00-135.00     130.55                
         14   550-590      569    109.00-136.00     119.26                
         10   600-640      619    102.00-122.50     113.64                
          8   660-695      678    100.00-119.00     110.04                
          6   704-710      705    100.00-106.00     104.99                
          4   760-795      784     86.00-110.00      96.38                

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   665-695      688     94.00-100.00      95.45                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   215-225      222    140.00-150.00     146.00                
         14   250-285      270    124.00-145.00     136.84                
         60   305-349      329    125.00-151.00     136.44                
        103   350-399      375    120.00-145.00     135.52                
         89   400-448      425    115.00-143.00     133.03                
          4     434        434       140.00         140.00 Value Added    
        214   450-499      473    113.00-140.00     131.04                
        229   500-545      526    115.00-135.00     126.19                
         19   504-546      523    126.00-135.00     130.30 Value Added    
        139   550-599      573    111.50-130.00     123.98                
         92   600-647      623    108.00-129.00     122.01                
         37   600-638      628    120.00-129.00     125.82 Value Added    
         53   650-695      668    115.00-125.00     118.91                
         19   651-691      668    119.00-132.50     123.45 Value Added    
         25   700-745      726    110.00-122.00     116.64                
         21   750-785      769    105.00-123.00     113.08                
         16   800-835      811    105.50-131.00     110.16                
          6   850-894      887    104.00-108.00     104.64                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   250-290      270    110.00-124.00     116.86                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   305-340      323    120.00-137.50     130.72                
          4   365-390      378    112.50-122.50     119.98                
          4   460-480      475    110.00-117.50     111.82                
          4   510-540      523     99.00-125.00     118.01                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   265-295      279    113.00-140.00     125.97                
         11   300-345      315    115.00-145.00     128.53                
         23   350-395      373    117.00-140.00     127.50                
          6     392        392       119.50         119.50 Brahman X      
         11   400-445      430    112.00-130.00     123.47                
         21   450-495      469    107.00-133.00     119.30                
         17   500-545      524    104.00-121.00     116.13                
         22   553-595      581    110.00-118.00     113.81                
         13   600-645      613    103.00-116.00     110.60                
          6   650-680      664    105.00-112.00     109.34                
         14   705-732      729    100.00-110.00     101.25                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8     594        594       100.00         100.00                

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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