Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Feb 27, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 229     Two weeks ago: 176     Last year: 471

Compared to the same sale two weeks ago, Slaughter cows 6.00 higher. Bulls not 
well established. Steers and bulls under 500 lbs 14.00 to 20.00 higher, over 500 
lbs 6.00 to 10.00 higher. Heifers under 450 lbs 5.00 to 12.00 higher, over 450 
lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Quality average to fancy. Demand good.

Feeders: 181     Slaughter: 26     Replacements: 22
 
Slaughter cows made up 10 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 13 percent, and feeders 75 percent.  The feeder supply included 
33 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, and 22 percent bulls. Near 24 percent of 
the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Please Note: The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of 
classes and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where 
some sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be 
included in the report. Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise 
noted.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    290-295    293    190.00-212.50     201.15
    4    300-335    315    185.00-200.00     194.99
    4    350-370    358    191.00-197.00     194.76
   10    455-495    470    170.00-181.00     177.51
    3    505-525    513    160.00-172.50     167.42
    5    550-590    565    150.00-162.00     156.30
    5    605-645    630    140.00-150.00     145.33
    2    725-730    728    140.00-141.00     140.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    415-415    415       177.00         177.00
    1    455-455    455       151.00         151.00
    1    580-580    580       138.00         138.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    385-385    385       158.00         158.00
    3    415-435    425    168.00-170.00     169.33
    1    505-505    505       153.00         153.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    215-215    215       177.50         177.50

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    250-260    255    166.00-171.00     169.33
    3    305-325    313    170.00-172.00     170.66
    8    350-390    373    164.00-171.00     166.54
    3    420-445    435    143.00-158.00     150.63
    7    465-490    482    147.00-153.00     149.85
    5    510-545    527    133.00-148.00     143.22
    3    550-575    562    135.00-137.00     135.66
    4    620-635    628    124.00-132.00     128.03
    5    666-666    666       134.00         134.00
    1    705-705    705       125.00         125.00
    1    840-840    840       114.00         114.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    280-280    280       165.00         165.00
    2    300-315    308    142.00-155.00     148.66
    1    405-405    405       130.00         130.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    295-295    295       157.00         157.00
    1    390-390    390       155.00         155.00
    4    405-425    418    140.00-150.00     145.00
    2    470-490    480    140.00-143.00     141.53
    1    595-595    595       130.00         130.00
    2    715-740    728    114.00-122.00     117.93
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    330-330    330       147.00         147.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    430-445    440    171.00-182.00     176.99
    2    450-490    470    162.00-165.00     163.44
   10    550-575    557    146.00-154.50     152.49
    7    600-640    609    135.00-148.00     144.89
    1    655-655    655       146.00         146.00
    2    710-715    713       123.00         123.00
    1    795-795    795       122.00         122.00
    1    815-815    815       120.00         120.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    450-450    450       160.00         160.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    870-870    870       980.00         980.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2   1135-1140  1138   890.00-1070.00     980.20   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1    985-985    985       850.00         850.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    1   1330-1330  1330   999.00-1110.00    1110.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1   1090-1090  1090       840.00         840.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1665-1665  1665        57.00          57.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   13   1005-1370  1216     56.00-63.50       59.60
    2   1070-1300  1185     64.50-67.00       65.63   High Dressing
    1   1380-1380  1380        57.50          57.50   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1155-1155  1155        74.50          74.50   Low Dressing
    1   1875-1875  1875        88.50          88.50
    2   1660-2165  1913        77.50          77.50   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_LS147.txt