Hardin County Stockyard, Savannah, TN

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Feb 28, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 985     Last week: 1010     Last year: 1044

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows 3.00 to 4.00 higher. Bulls 
5.00 higher. Steers steady to 7.00 higher. Heifers under 400 lbs 5.00 to 15.00 
higher, over 400 lbs mostly steady. Bulls steady to 4.00 lower. Ouality average 
to fancy. Demand good.

Feeders: 910     Slaughter: 41     Replacements: 34
 
Slaughter cows made up 3 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 4 percent, and feeders 91 percent.  The feeder supply included 
58 percent steers, 35 percent heifers, and 7 percent bulls. Near 48 percent of 
the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Offerings included the following load lot:
65 head, 734 lb, Medium and Large 1, Steers, Blacks and Black White face/few 
Charolias cross, $152.75 

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    260-275    268    192.50-210.00     201.00
    6    365-395    379    180.00-192.50     189.18
   18    400-445    419    179.00-192.50     185.71
    6    403-403    403       196.00         196.00   Thin
   35    450-496    470    176.00-184.00     180.69
    6    488-488    488       186.00         186.00   Thin
    7    476-476    476       171.00         171.00   Fleshy
    4    530-545    538    157.50-167.50     164.25
    3    535-545    542    171.00-177.50     173.68   Thin
   29    565-595    589    152.50-167.50     162.77
    3    573-573    573       165.00         165.00   Value Added
    1    570-570    570       172.50         172.50   Thin
   11    605-645    630    146.00-160.00     153.50
   51    625-626    626    160.75-165.00     162.08   Value Added
    1    600-600    600       142.50         142.50   Fleshy
   15    650-695    665    146.00-157.00     150.56
   17    660-692    690    151.50-161.00     152.03   Value Added
    4    705-735    719    142.50-151.00     147.35
   65    734-734    734       152.75         152.75   Value Added
    4    760-760    760       149.50         149.50
   49    779-779    779       145.50         145.50   Value Added
    1    760-760    760       142.50         142.50   Fleshy
    7    860-875    871    126.00-132.50     130.51
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    290-290    290       182.50         182.50
    3    315-335    327    152.50-180.00     169.03
    4    350-385    370    172.50-183.00     176.23
    1    435-435    435       175.00         175.00
    2    505-540    523    142.50-152.50     147.67
    1    555-555    555       157.50         157.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    220-220    220       190.00         190.00
    3    255-275    263    180.00-187.50     183.42
    8    300-345    325    172.50-182.50     176.56
   10    350-395    375    167.50-177.50     173.09
    5    400-445    422    162.50-183.00     175.36
   11    460-493    483    160.00-172.50     169.11
    1    525-525    525       159.00         159.00
    2    560-570    565    137.50-151.00     144.31
    2    625-635    630    137.00-145.00     141.03
    3    650-690    667    132.50-141.00     135.26
    1    775-775    775       122.50         122.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    240-245    243    172.50-180.00     176.29
    3    275-295    285    157.50-172.50     164.05
    2    355-370    363    152.50-162.50     157.40
    2    420-430    425    132.50-167.00     149.95

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    220-220    220       177.50         177.50
    2    250-275    263    175.00-185.00     179.76
    4    330-345    339    167.50-177.50     173.72
   10    350-395    378    152.50-170.00     163.98
    1    355-355    355       185.00         185.00   Fancy
    2    350-355    353       175.00         175.00   Thin
   11    400-440    425    150.00-160.00     156.42
    5    405-445    429    160.00-165.00     162.19   Thin
   16    450-495    476    147.00-159.00     152.03
   48    460-460    460       162.00         162.00   Value Added
    2    455-460    458    162.00-165.00     163.49   Thin
   16    500-535    514    137.50-146.00     141.57
    1    525-525    525       132.50         132.50   Fleshy
   12    570-595    587    132.50-143.00     140.17
    1    560-560    560       147.00         147.00   Fancy
    1    580-580    580       130.00         130.00   Fleshy
   10    605-645    625    129.00-142.00     137.78
   12    624-624    624       139.50         139.50   Value Added
    3    613-613    613       127.50         127.50   Fleshy
   13    660-695    682    125.00-136.00     131.13
    2    700-735    718    127.00-132.50     129.68
    1    730-730    730       122.50         122.50   Fleshy
    4    765-785    775    122.50-128.00     126.39
   50    751-751    751       130.75         130.75   Value Added
    1    845-845    845       117.50         117.50
    1   1080-1080  1080        92.50          92.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    375-375    375       140.00         140.00
    1    495-495    495       142.50         142.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    4    360-385    374    142.50-157.50     150.62
    2    415-445    430    146.00-150.00     147.93
    6    460-495    482    137.50-145.00     140.18
    3    500-540    518    133.00-137.50     135.44
    2    575-595    585    127.50-136.00     131.68
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    290-290    290    142.50-155.00     148.75
    1    305-305    305       147.50         147.50
    1    440-440    440       137.00         137.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    400-445    416    177.00-187.50     180.68
    3    455-490    468    167.00-178.00     171.54
    6    505-540    527    155.00-164.00     160.78
    1    510-510    510       173.00         173.00   Thin
    3    550-585    567    150.00-160.00     153.24
    1    625-625    625       140.00         140.00
    1    665-665    665       150.00         150.00
    1    700-700    700       132.50         132.50
    1    795-795    795       130.00         130.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    555-555    555       152.50         152.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    6    400-445    428    167.50-172.50     170.46
    9    455-490    474    164.00-171.00     166.08
    1    500-500    500       158.00         158.00
    9    600-620    603    127.50-139.00     137.52
    1    695-695    695       130.00         130.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1055-1055  1055       900.00         900.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2    975-975    975       1000.00       1000.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    3   1270-1460  1357   950.00-1025.00     984.71   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    2   1030-1105  1068   950.00-1050.00     998.24   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    1   1225-1225  1225       1075.00       1075.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1    940-940    940       900.00         900.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1385-1385  1385        72.00          72.00   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    6   1020-1360  1166     60.00-65.00       62.47
    4   1105-1380  1195     66.00-72.00       68.78   High Dressing
    4   1120-1160  1136     52.00-58.00       55.71   Low Dressing
    1   1485-1485  1485        63.00          63.00
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    9    810-1275   996     50.00-59.00       55.13

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1495-1495  1495        89.00          89.00
    5   1690-1900  1794     82.00-93.00       87.79
    2   1725-1865  1795     93.00-95.00       94.04   High Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Rob Thomas, Market Reporter 502-782-4139 
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS154.txt