Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, March 5, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 10 TN Auctions 6,990 10 Last Week 8,660 7 Last Year 4,445

Compared to last week: Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls 5.00 to 6.00 higher. Feeder steers/bulls steady to 4.00 lower.
Feeder heifers unevenly steady.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 35% over 600 lbs; 48% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         22  1250-1595    1431     52.00-71.00       62.50                
          9  1635-1860    1723     57.00-68.00       61.69                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        104   840-1195    1081     53.00-72.00       63.18                
         14   940-1195    1100     66.00-80.00       71.41 High Dressing  
         14   835-1160    1033     49.00-58.00       53.70 Low Dressing   
        156  1200-1730    1375     53.00-72.00       63.40                
         23  1205-1745    1378     64.00-75.50       72.18 High Dressing  
         11  1225-1600    1349     45.00-58.50       54.41 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   810-830      820     50.00-59.50       54.29                
          4   760-840      809     41.00-48.50       45.23 Low Dressing   
         72   850-1165    1013     44.00-68.50       53.68                
          9   855-1135     984     41.00-49.50       45.11 Low Dressing   
         17  1200-1385    1266     51.00-67.50       59.34                
          4  1200-1410    1298     36.00-42.00       39.00 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9  1160-1495    1359     83.50-94.00       87.26                
          9  1155-1370    1252     57.00-80.00       74.86 Low Dressing   
         48  1505-2190    1822     77.00-100.00      88.59                
         16  1550-2245    1849     91.00-105.00      98.21 High Dressing  
          5  1610-2165    1817     72.00-79.00       76.73 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         20   260-295      280    175.00-212.50     199.32                
         32   300-340      320    170.00-200.00     183.39                
         83   350-395      379    164.00-204.00     183.13                
          7     377        377       202.00         202.00 Value Added    
         68   400-445      420    164.00-197.00     181.01                
          5   400-415      403    184.00-187.00     184.62 Fancy          
         20   404-439      426    196.00-200.00     198.06 Value Added    
        140   450-498      476    154.00-191.00     176.46                
          7     476        476       171.00         171.00 Fleshy         
         30   458-468      464    173.00-194.00     187.50 Value Added    
         96   500-548      526    145.00-182.00     168.26                
         21   508-535      513    163.00-184.00     177.28 Value Added    
        106   550-599      582    145.00-171.00     158.97                
          4   560-573      568    171.00-174.00     172.51 Fancy          
         46   550-590      559    155.00-176.00     165.35 Value Added    
         94   600-646      630    139.00-166.00     150.19                
         88   613-631      625    153.50-170.00     160.32 Value Added    
         58   650-695      672    136.00-157.00     147.45                
         61   654-692      670    149.00-161.00     152.53 Value Added    
         32   700-740      724    124.00-151.00     140.56                
         97   705-746      736    138.00-152.75     148.53 Value Added    
         13   753-775      760    131.00-149.50     140.67                
         92   760-795      779    138.00-145.50     142.30 Value Added    
         12   820-843      832    116.00-135.00     129.00                
         10   834-848      837    131.50-133.25     132.90 Value Added    
         13   850-875      867    126.00-138.00     131.81                
         18   866-894      874    117.25-140.00     123.72 Value Added    
          5     925        925       125.00         125.00 Value Added    
         25     971        971       123.75         123.75 Value Added    

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   350-385      370    172.50-183.00     176.23                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   255-295      271    170.00-187.50     179.77                
         20   300-345      325    131.00-182.50     156.25                
         17   350-395      371    154.00-177.50     169.17                
         11   400-445      427    152.00-183.00     171.28                
         28   450-493      475    139.00-172.50     162.50                
          9   500-545      521    136.00-160.00     150.66                
         18   555-590      574    129.00-158.00     143.69                
         10   610-640      630    127.00-152.00     140.85                
         10   650-690      674    125.00-143.00     131.66                
          4   775-795      784    113.00-122.50     117.84                
          6     877        877       100.00         100.00                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   215-245      231    177.50-201.00     187.52                
         15   250-295      268    165.00-199.00     184.06                
         26   300-345      318    162.00-191.00     177.07                
          4   310-335      321    190.00-200.00     195.17 Fancy          
         43   350-395      374    160.00-182.00     174.62                
         78   400-449      427    130.00-191.00     170.04                
        122   450-497      468    145.00-182.00     164.78                
          6     459        459       180.00         180.00 Value Added    
        101   500-545      522    140.00-184.00     157.25                
         75   550-595      570    130.00-165.00     148.23                
          4   550-565      558    151.00-161.00     156.07 Fancy          
         12   559-574      568    159.00-161.00     160.18 Value Added    
         51   600-649      620    129.00-153.00     139.28                
         52   650-695      669    117.00-150.00     132.11                
         18   700-745      722    115.00-132.50     124.47                
         24   750-795      770    117.00-130.00     122.24                
          6   810-845      830    106.00-120.00     112.77                
         13   850-895      872     90.00-118.50     111.97                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         27   400-445      430    141.00-172.50     155.68                
         15   453-490      474    143.00-171.00     164.53                
         31   500-547      522    127.00-160.00     145.70                
         11   555-595      575    119.00-143.00     129.13                
         26   600-640      614    120.00-139.00     131.27                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   200-245      222    148.00-185.00     169.71                
         30   250-295      274    141.00-185.00     163.68                
         85   300-345      324    135.00-180.00     157.57                
          4     345        345    179.00-185.00     183.50 Fancy          
          7   300-326      319    182.50-187.00     185.79 Value Added    
        139   350-397      381    135.00-175.00     156.20                
        124   400-445      424    135.00-169.00     153.54                
         11   403-411      409    178.00-182.00     180.92 Fancy          
         48   400-442      429    148.00-177.00     159.82 Value Added    
        180   450-499      468    130.00-162.00     147.22                
         62   455-468      460    160.00-169.00     162.77 Value Added    
        264   500-548      524    130.00-152.00     142.60                
         60   502-535      524    141.00-155.00     146.41 Value Added    
        135   550-596      572    125.00-147.50     135.60                
         39   553-598      580    134.00-146.00     142.18 Value Added    
        107   600-649      623    117.00-142.00     131.80                
        137   602-639      630    137.00-143.00     139.92 Value Added    
         73   650-695      672    115.00-137.00     129.60                
         95   650-690      673    120.00-138.00     132.65 Value Added    
         67   700-745      723    112.00-134.00     127.14                
         34   712-748      738    122.50-134.50     131.89 Value Added    
         33   750-796      768     96.00-128.00     117.99                
        100   751-781      759    120.00-130.75     126.16 Value Added    
          9   810-845      834     99.00-117.50     107.75                
          5   860-895      877    108.00-112.00     109.59                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   335-340      338    130.00-140.00     133.74                
          4   350-375      363    125.00-150.00     137.46                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         13   305-348      329    128.00-148.00     137.44                
         25   350-395      375    130.00-157.50     144.14                
         48   400-445      429    120.00-150.00     141.53                
         37   450-495      473    120.00-149.00     137.30                
         24   500-545      529    110.00-141.00     126.62                
         27   550-595      572    110.00-136.00     129.20                
         12   600-640      620    109.00-130.00     121.99                
          6   700-740      724    107.00-122.00     116.04                

Source: Tennessee Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Nashville, TN
        Jodee Inman, OIC (502)782-4139
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nv_ls145.txt