Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, February 26, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 10 TN Auctions 8,660 10 Last Week 5,330 8 Last Year 5,723

Compared to last week: Slaughter cows steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Feeder steers/bulls 2.00 to 4.00 higher.
Feeder heifers steady to 4.00 higher.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 34% over 600 lbs; 45% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         38  1205-1595    1392     57.00-66.50       61.70                
          4  1300-1595    1420     61.00-65.00       63.20 High Dressing  
         12  1605-1835    1710     56.00-69.00       63.38                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        105   805-1195    1087     50.00-70.00       61.65                
         21  1015-1195    1105     62.00-75.00       68.67 High Dressing  
         17   910-1180    1087     51.00-60.00       54.17 Low Dressing   
        167  1200-1965    1384     54.00-70.00       63.04                
         57  1205-1935    1425     61.50-81.00       70.15 High Dressing  
         19  1200-1520    1314     48.00-55.00       53.63 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   760-840      809     50.00-55.00       52.60                
         98   850-1195    1042     39.00-65.00       53.82                
         30   865-1150    1009     35.00-56.50       47.04 Low Dressing   
         26  1210-1730    1353     50.00-65.00       56.04                

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         15  1105-1485    1339     70.00-94.00       81.99                
         13  1115-1480    1285     60.00-80.50       71.79 Low Dressing   
         38  1500-2425    1811     73.00-94.00       83.01                
         20  1505-2320    1821     85.00-104.00      94.25 High Dressing  
          9  1510-1815    1610     64.00-80.00       71.41 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   205-245      224    180.00-212.50     200.46                
         21   255-295      278    165.00-212.50     189.82                
         58   300-345      323    170.00-206.00     187.09                
         89   350-398      376    172.00-201.00     184.73                
         19   362-364      364    193.00-199.00     198.37 Value Added    
         77   400-445      426    160.00-200.00     181.84                
         31   419-447      434    179.00-200.00     188.69 Value Added    
         83   450-495      471    160.00-187.50     175.87                
        106   500-545      520    150.00-181.00     167.03                
         35   505-543      521    164.00-183.00     174.89 Value Added    
        133   550-599      577    144.00-170.00     158.23                
          5   560-590      570    165.00-172.00     167.88 Fancy          
         22   558-595      566    159.00-180.00     167.12 Value Added    
        100   600-645      620    135.00-162.00     151.46                
         63   603-643      629    155.00-170.00     162.86 Value Added    
        125   650-695      674    135.00-163.00     150.23                
         50   650-691      672    146.00-156.00     149.52 Value Added    
         72   700-748      728    127.00-150.00     142.08                
         76   703-748      733    139.00-153.50     151.40 Value Added    
         17   750-791      777    128.00-140.00     134.75                
         53   750-788      767    135.00-143.00     139.75 Value Added    
         19   800-840      819    120.00-138.00     132.95                
        135   800-820      811    135.00-142.50     140.34 Value Added    
          5   855-885      869    115.00-136.00     126.22                
         26   868-898      895    127.00-135.00     128.17 Value Added    
          5   913-940      922    119.00-132.00     126.97                
         57   925-936      926    126.00-132.00     131.68 Value Added    
          4   950-990      969    119.00-120.00     119.51                

                    Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   360-375      369    140.00-164.00     154.21                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   305-345      328    130.00-182.50     160.97                
          8   355-395      378    144.00-177.50     159.25                
          9   400-435      412    145.00-172.50     157.68                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         12   255-295      276    154.00-186.00     177.38                
         31   300-345      323    152.00-182.50     170.95                
         35   350-399      378    152.00-182.50     166.65                
         25   400-445      427    155.00-176.00     165.27                
         20   455-495      469    142.50-168.00     159.61                
         24   500-545      522    130.00-165.00     148.81                
         14   550-595      576    131.00-154.00     143.59                
         12   600-647      625    126.00-153.00     140.76                
         16   650-695      675    122.00-145.00     134.34                
          5   705-745      722    120.00-133.00     127.06                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         22   250-295      270    170.00-191.00     180.09                
         32   300-345      326    165.00-197.00     180.30                
          4   305-345      325    187.50-203.00     193.93 Fancy          
          4   328-330      329    191.00-200.00     193.26 Value Added    
         46   350-395      371    165.00-189.00     177.84                
          7   355-380      369    188.00-199.00     193.85 Fancy          
          4   353-397      375    189.00-194.00     191.35 Value Added    
        103   400-445      422    159.00-192.00     177.83                
          9   420-434      432    188.00-194.50     193.80 Fancy          
        123   450-495      470    150.00-185.00     167.29                
         10   450-475      463    171.00-185.00     178.73 Fancy          
         14   450-457      456    171.50-184.00     174.15 Value Added    
        153   500-545      523    140.00-170.00     158.38                
          5   500-530      513    162.50-177.50     169.38 Fancy          
          9     537        537       163.50         163.50 Value Added    
         97   550-595      572    130.00-165.00     150.80                
         66   600-647      623    122.00-152.00     140.57                
         10   616-620      617    143.00-150.00     148.59 Value Added    
         48   650-698      671    123.00-144.00     135.02                
         36   700-745      718    118.00-135.00     128.06                
         22   750-795      768    116.00-134.00     124.01                
          4   800-845      829    116.00-121.00     118.98                
         11   850-890      867    100.00-120.00     113.07                
          4   900-925      914    100.00-118.00     109.33                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   305-345      329    145.00-162.50     154.66                
          4   370-395      386    140.00-150.00     144.01                
          8   405-418      410    130.00-149.00     141.43                
          4   450-465      461    130.00-148.00     141.72                
          4   500-540      516    127.00-138.00     132.61                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   300-330      312    163.00-175.00     166.96                
          6   355-395      375    150.00-165.00     157.78                
         35   400-445      424    149.00-173.00     161.47                
         27   455-495      478    140.50-175.00     158.07                
         37   500-545      522    132.00-155.00     146.68                
         40   550-595      583    120.00-150.00     140.26                
          9   605-645      627    123.00-137.00     130.71                
          5   650-690      676    120.00-132.00     125.81                
          8   718-735      722    108.00-130.00     121.75                

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4     529        529       142.00         142.00                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   215-240      234    140.00-160.00     149.80                
         24   260-295      284    140.00-192.50     164.24                
         75   300-345      325    132.00-172.50     156.13                
          6   310-345      336    162.50-181.00     172.63 Fancy          
        139   350-395      373    140.00-175.00     155.88                
          9   350-375      358    162.50-180.00     170.98 Fancy          
          5   352-380      363    162.00-180.00     169.53 Value Added    
        200   400-445      421    136.00-167.00     151.06                
          9   400-420      411    154.00-178.00     171.60 Fancy          
         22   400-445      425    161.50-170.00     166.36 Value Added    
        223   450-499      471    132.50-157.50     147.46                
          7   455-485      476    157.00-169.00     158.88 Fancy          
         18   460-499      491    151.00-156.00     151.26 Value Added    
        271   500-545      525    130.00-153.00     143.43                
          4   503-525      512    149.00-157.00     153.70 Fancy          
          2   500-540      520    125.00-130.00     127.60 Fleshy         
         41   500-545      523    147.00-152.00     149.88 Value Added    
        174   550-598      575    125.00-144.50     137.24                
        110   553-589      573    137.00-152.00     145.79 Value Added    
        130   600-648      623    121.00-140.50     133.71                
         30   600-643      617    136.00-145.00     139.32 Value Added    
        114   650-698      672    115.00-135.00     128.65                
        126   650-693      665    125.00-143.00     137.78 Value Added    
         60   700-747      726    111.00-133.00     125.07                
         80   708-740      721    126.00-135.50     133.36 Value Added    
         29   750-798      773    110.00-132.00     123.34                
         65   759-769      760    128.00-130.50     130.18 Value Added    
         14   800-830      816    108.00-126.00     119.27                
         19   811-829      816    121.00-121.50     121.37 Value Added    
          8   850-888      879    101.00-120.50     113.10                
         11     851        851       124.00         124.00 Value Added    

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   510-540      530    117.00-120.00     119.28                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   355-390      373    122.50-152.50     136.07                
          5   470-495      484    132.50-144.00     138.18                
         11   500-545      518    115.00-136.00     127.48                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   215-245      227    142.50-162.50     152.31                
          6   250-295      278    135.00-157.50     146.23                
         14   305-345      331    130.00-154.00     144.00                
         36   350-395      376    130.00-155.00     144.43                
         43   400-445      426    131.00-151.00     141.84                
         50   450-490      469    125.00-146.50     139.70                
         59   500-548      528    119.00-140.00     131.54                
         15   550-596      582    121.00-135.00     124.71                
          8   600-645      624    112.50-128.00     122.82                
          4   660-665      661    110.00-125.00     115.02                

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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