Tennessee Cattle Auction

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary


***This report will not be published again until Monday, January 8th.***


Receipts on 5 TN Auctions 2,113 9 Last Week 6,112 3 Last Year 1,744

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

Feeder supply this week consisted of 25% over 600 lbs; 42% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         16  1205-1585    1376     48.00-56.50       52.89                
          5  1270-1535    1405     53.00-63.00       58.85 High Dressing  
          8  1600-1915    1731     46.50-57.50       51.93                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         55   860-1190    1094     46.00-59.50       53.06                
         12   870-1175    1051     45.00-50.00       47.04 Low Dressing   
        104  1200-1795    1377     46.00-60.00       54.77                
         13  1210-1620    1379     55.00-65.00       61.75 High Dressing  
          6  1240-1355    1303     43.00-52.00       48.56 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   750-840      811     25.00-41.00       35.50 Low Dressing   
         35   870-1190    1029     40.00-55.00       47.55                
         13   910-1160    1038     26.00-45.00       36.97 Low Dressing   
         11  1220-1630    1346     40.00-56.00       46.12                

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11  1085-1460    1330     64.50-81.50       73.12                
         16  1520-2285    1903     64.00-84.50       72.77                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   280-298      290    161.00-180.00     175.56                
         10   315-345      326    162.50-181.00     169.14                
         15   350-395      369    152.00-172.00     163.21                
         14   415-445      427    155.00-167.50     161.92                
          7     440        440    170.00-172.00     171.43 Value Added    
         18   450-495      476    152.00-169.00     158.41                
         24   503-545      525    142.50-161.00     153.16                
         29   550-595      570    135.00-158.00     148.46                
          9   565-577      573    152.00-153.00     152.67 Value Added    
         18   600-648      624    136.50-157.00     148.51                
          7   613-625      618    145.00-149.00     147.43 Value Added    
          9   655-693      677    136.00-154.50     143.77                
          6     668        668       146.00         146.00 Value Added    
         14   700-745      714    120.00-142.50     130.97                
         10   705-728      726    137.00-140.00     139.71 Value Added    
          4   755-780      769    121.00-137.00     128.29                
         26     819        819       140.00         140.00 Value Added    
                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   270-295      288    135.00-170.00     155.80                
         10   305-330      318    138.00-160.00     153.41                
          7   350-385      366    134.00-159.00     145.50                
          4   460-485      475    136.00-145.00     140.98                
          4   505-540      530    127.00-148.00     136.08                
          4   630-645      640    121.00-139.00     132.56                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   305-345      324    163.00-171.00     167.52                
          8   350-393      366    164.00-178.00     170.11                
         16   405-448      424    150.00-165.00     157.73                
         31   450-495      472    145.00-162.50     153.31                
         44   500-538      526    130.00-153.00     141.04                
         26   550-588      567    130.00-148.50     138.65                
         18   605-645      618    115.00-136.00     132.23                
         13   650-695      669    111.00-129.00     121.61                
         11   705-735      721    100.00-120.00     107.36                
          3   750-770      762    101.00-110.00     106.97                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         12   410-448      433    139.00-147.50     141.87                
         12   450-490      463    129.00-147.50     142.80                
          4   515-545      534    120.00-135.00     126.59                
         13   555-597      580    118.00-133.50     123.44                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   260-295      277    137.50-159.00     148.18                
         23   300-345      321    120.00-156.00     144.69                
         33   350-395      379    120.00-153.50     142.71                
         31   400-445      426    132.50-148.00     139.45                
         43   450-495      475    123.50-148.00     134.17                
          9   452-493      474    145.00-149.00     146.27 Value Added    
         52   503-545      525    115.00-144.00     132.35                
          6   507-528      518    139.00-140.00     139.49 Value Added    
         31   550-595      573    120.00-141.00     132.23                
          7   555-558      556    130.00-139.00     135.13 Value Added    
         20   600-640      626    120.00-129.00     124.10                
          9   650-680      669    106.50-125.00     117.76                
          5   700-715      708    112.00-125.00     120.96                
          3   755-785      768    110.00-118.00     113.62                
         24     755        755       134.00         134.00 Value Added    

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   310-335      317    122.00-135.00     129.93                
         18   360-395      380    120.00-135.00     127.66                
         20   400-445      421    113.00-135.00     124.61                
          6   450-483      468    120.00-130.00     124.77                
         25   505-530      520    117.50-130.00     118.98                
          4   550-565      558    100.00-126.00     116.98                

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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