Tennessee Cattle Auction

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 10 TN Auctions 5,330 11 Last Week 6,687 8 Last Year 5,386

Compared to last week: Slaughter cows 2.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls steady to 6.00 higher. Feeder steers/bulls steady to 3.00 higher.
Feeder heifers steady to 1.00 higher.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 43% over 600 lbs; 42% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         25  1200-1580    1416     49.00-67.50       60.19                
          7  1605-1985    1759     52.00-67.00       58.14                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         58   885-1195    1075     50.00-155.50      61.63                
          7  1065-1195    1148     61.00-74.00       68.66 High Dressing  
         13   880-1190    1068     45.00-58.00       52.00 Low Dressing   
         77  1205-1930    1426     52.00-68.00       60.09                
         32  1215-1960    1496     60.00-77.00       68.62 High Dressing  
         10  1210-1530    1335     41.00-59.00       51.40 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         48   855-1195    1035     43.00-64.00       51.01                
         16   893-1110     987     37.00-60.00       43.78 Low Dressing   
         16  1210-1500    1292     45.00-65.50       52.63                

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14  1055-1490    1298     67.50-85.00       77.66                
          8  1065-1480    1238     58.00-74.00       66.49 Low Dressing   
         25  1530-2245    1778     72.00-89.00       81.16                
          6  1585-2010    1805     85.00-96.00       90.88 High Dressing  
          4  1570-1920    1758     62.50-72.00       68.44 Low Dressing   

                         Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8  1510-1920    1709     62.00-91.50       80.75                
          4  1550-1890    1671     72.00-97.00       89.45 High Dressing  

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   270-290      283    182.50-200.00     192.58                
         25   300-347      325    160.00-200.00     185.64                
         34   350-397      381    165.00-195.00     179.36                
         53   400-448      425    164.00-192.50     179.05                
         10   421-427      425    180.00-190.00     183.97 Value Added    
         67   450-498      478    153.00-187.50     171.17                
          7   450-465      455    180.00-195.00     186.36 Fancy          
         10     488        488       181.00         181.00 Value Added    
         59   500-545      520    143.00-174.00     164.84                
         52   506-543      522    164.00-178.00     170.93 Value Added    
         94   550-599      571    140.00-165.00     156.18                
         45   550-599      571    155.00-168.00     162.34 Value Added    
         64   600-645      627    130.00-155.00     147.29                
         51   613-649      627    150.00-160.00     153.27 Value Added    
         53   650-697      673    126.00-154.50     141.97                
         83   653-699      671    144.00-155.00     149.58 Value Added    
         28   700-745      721    130.00-142.00     138.44                
        134   709-741      728    139.50-147.50     145.47 Value Added    
         16   750-795      769    126.00-139.50     134.83                
        117   750-796      765    140.00-147.00     144.23 Value Added    
         10   805-845      827    119.00-133.00     128.95                
        172   800-841      824    133.00-143.00     139.82 Value Added    
          4   857-895      869    115.00-127.50     123.23                
          9   861-864      862       132.00         132.00 Value Added    
          5     935        935       135.00         135.00 Value Added    
          8   955-970      964    127.00-130.00     128.89 Value Added    
          9    1019       1019       127.00         127.00 Value Added    

                    Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   500-535      520    135.00-150.00     140.84                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   450-495      471    140.00-167.00     158.20                
          4   505-545      521    135.00-146.00     140.04                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   205-245      225    157.60-195.00     178.02                
         13   300-345      328    148.00-187.50     166.60                
         15   350-395      371    147.00-185.00     167.60                
          7   420-435      428    150.00-182.50     163.84                
          9   455-488      472    149.00-170.00     158.01                
         11   505-545      523    124.00-157.00     144.21                
         10   550-580      564    118.00-153.00     140.69                
          4   610-625      616    120.00-136.00     127.67                
          6   650-690      673    130.00-133.00     131.65                

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   505-545      520    112.00-130.00     121.18                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   255-295      279    160.00-200.00     175.88                
         21   300-345      317    170.00-199.00     185.13                
         23   350-390      372    170.00-195.00     185.07                
         61   400-445      421    157.50-185.00     173.98                
         70   450-495      471    147.00-177.00     164.97                
         71   500-545      524    139.00-167.00     154.25                
         62   550-595      570    125.00-161.00     147.03                
          4     563        563       158.00         158.00 Value Added    
         34   600-645      623    128.00-160.00     140.89                
         17   650-695      672    125.00-144.00     133.52                
         13   700-745      720    118.00-127.00     124.68                
         10   750-791      777    113.00-119.00     115.21                
          9   808-840      820    100.00-120.00     111.88                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   350-395      369    149.00-161.00     154.44                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   615-620      616    120.00-133.00     128.23                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         18   400-448      423    142.00-170.00     153.10                
         16   450-495      468    130.00-164.00     151.00                
         13   500-545      526    115.00-155.00     138.74                
         13   560-590      575    120.00-157.00     134.42                
         10   605-630      619    120.00-140.00     128.79                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   215-245      239    145.00-185.00     157.39                
         17   260-295      272    145.00-192.50     161.53                
          6     276        276       170.00         170.00 Value Added    
         33   300-345      330    140.00-178.00     159.88                
         77   350-399      381    117.00-167.00     153.78                
         82   400-445      422    138.00-159.00     149.81                
          6     412        412       159.00         159.00 Value Added    
        156   450-499      474    138.00-160.00     147.97                
         19   458-480      471    144.50-157.50     152.83 Value Added    
        165   500-548      525    130.00-151.75     141.42                
         39   520-539      538    145.00-150.00     149.63 Value Added    
        139   550-598      571    124.00-141.00     134.66                
         21   555-585      573    136.00-142.50     138.80 Value Added    
         78   600-648      625    115.00-136.00     127.87                
         45   604-633      620    134.00-144.50     139.25 Value Added    
         61   650-698      676    119.00-134.00     127.39                
         73   652-695      670    127.00-136.00     131.15 Value Added    
         41   700-747      719    115.00-130.00     121.54                
         42   705-738      719    127.50-132.00     129.64 Value Added    
         41   755-793      769    109.00-125.00     119.04                
         48   752-792      765    125.00-131.00     128.68 Value Added    
          7   805-840      820    107.00-121.00     112.52                
         30   805-822      816    121.00-124.00     122.94 Value Added    
         10     891        891       115.00         115.00 Value Added    

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   360-390      372    122.50-152.50     136.34                
          4   500-530      515    110.00-130.00     121.18                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   265-292      283    130.00-177.50     147.43                
          7   305-345      328    120.00-157.50     146.99                
         22   350-390      371    130.00-155.00     143.28                
         29   403-445      426    124.00-146.00     139.19                
         17   450-495      472    125.00-144.00     133.85                
         30   508-545      526    112.00-134.50     127.69                
         14   550-595      574    111.00-132.50     123.69                
          6   600-645      615    105.00-124.00     114.93                
          5   670-685      676    116.50-122.00     118.49                

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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