Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, March 26, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 9,428 10 Last Week 8,652 6 Last Year 5,056

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

Feeder supply this week consisted of 27% over 600 lbs; 44% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         51  1215-1590    1422     48.00-63.00       54.07                
         15  1600-1900    1689     48.00-63.00       53.10                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        146   840-1195    1086     45.00-68.00       55.45                
          8   995-1180    1108     58.00-69.00       62.92 High Dressing  
         23   880-1198    1030     43.00-56.00       49.79 Low Dressing   
        171  1205-1965    1386     47.50-68.00       56.38                
         15  1200-1665    1425     57.00-81.00       64.85 High Dressing  
         13  1215-1550    1347     44.00-57.00       50.61 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   755-840      817     44.50-53.00       46.79                
         11   770-845      813     34.50-45.00       38.93 Low Dressing   
         98   850-1195    1034     40.00-61.50       48.30                
         43   870-1190    1015     33.00-47.00       41.75 Low Dressing   
         30  1200-1775    1352     42.00-62.50       51.40                
          6  1235-1595    1345     41.50-46.00       43.52 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14  1150-1495    1349     66.00-89.00       78.64                
         16  1105-1495    1298     63.00-78.50       70.96 Low Dressing   
         73  1505-2320    1864     70.50-90.00       80.35                
          5  1510-1855    1731     85.00-93.00       89.91 High Dressing  
         13  1540-2060    1705     66.50-76.00       70.18 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   225-240      234    170.00-195.00     177.11                
         32   255-299      282    170.00-203.00     189.77                
         69   300-348      325    167.00-201.00     184.36                
          5   305-335      318    190.00-206.00     201.02 Fancy          
        113   350-398      375    157.00-197.00     175.64                
        112   400-445      424    157.50-192.00     173.45                
         41   409-442      435    174.00-194.00     179.00 Value Added    
        126   450-495      475    155.00-185.00     170.47                
          8     463        463       179.00         179.00 Value Added    
        111   500-549      522    136.00-182.00     161.83                
         10   500-530      510    158.00-175.00     168.20 Fancy          
         32   505-546      538    147.50-175.50     161.94 Value Added    
        117   550-597      572    131.00-169.00     157.30                
         34   551-590      556    156.50-170.00     161.59 Value Added    
         75   600-645      619    132.00-156.00     147.75                
        133   601-645      619    143.00-159.00     153.53 Value Added    
         85   650-695      664    128.00-152.00     141.76                
          4     681        681       135.00         135.00 Fleshy         
         21   650-669      656    147.50-150.00     149.76 Value Added    
         41   700-748      722    130.00-146.50     137.23                
         17   700-745      717    136.00-140.00     138.56 Value Added    
         35   750-795      768    119.00-136.50     131.19                
         98   750-785      773    131.00-137.50     133.20 Value Added    
         16   800-840      814    117.00-132.50     126.59                
        136   813-842      832    125.00-137.00     132.01 Value Added    
         10   855-885      867    120.00-126.50     124.29                
          6     893        893       118.00         118.00 Value Added    
         10   900-945      930    114.00-118.00     116.41                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   360-395      384    155.00-163.00     160.74                
          4   410-440      418    142.50-157.50     152.02                
          6   450-495      473    114.00-157.00     141.23                
          7   500-525      514    122.00-148.00     139.56                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         16   250-295      279    160.00-188.00     174.69                
         38   305-345      327    130.00-185.00     171.45                
         43   350-396      374    150.00-183.00     166.80                
         28   405-440      427    148.00-175.00     163.17                
         30   450-495      473    147.50-170.00     161.53                
         19   505-540      526    144.00-167.00     158.17                
         24   565-595      586    140.00-154.00     143.80                
          8   615-648      635    134.00-142.50     137.94                
         18   665-695      668    128.75-131.00     128.92                
          5     709        709       132.00         132.00                

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   380-393      390    150.00-161.00     157.04                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   220-240      234    157.50-202.50     174.78                
         29   250-297      274    177.50-202.50     189.78                
         20   305-346      329    157.50-199.00     187.47                
         51   350-395      372    152.50-189.00     174.77                
        121   400-445      426    145.00-192.00     169.11                
          8   405-440      424    165.00-186.50     181.74 Fancy          
        178   450-498      470    144.00-175.00     163.66                
          6   460-480      471    178.00-181.00     179.67 Fancy          
        162   500-548      522    129.00-171.00     155.33                
        112   550-595      571    125.00-161.00     144.97                
         10   550-560      555    150.00-166.00     157.91 Fancy          
          5     597        597       127.50         127.50 Fleshy         
        116   600-645      618    128.00-153.00     137.95                
         49   650-695      666    115.00-144.00     128.50                
         49   700-749      721    112.00-128.00     122.51                
         18   750-797      775    100.00-126.00     116.49                
          8   800-845      827    100.00-120.00     112.23                
         28   850-892      878    100.00-115.50     109.81                
          4   900-935      913    101.50-108.00     104.03                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   350-395      374    140.00-158.00     151.57                
         10   400-445      423    137.50-165.00     152.88                
          6   500-535      517    110.00-145.00     136.18                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   415-445      430    140.00-165.00     153.94                
          5   455-485      468    142.50-147.50     145.48                
          4   663-695      674    110.00-121.00     116.96                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   330-345      335    145.00-171.00     164.20                
          4   375-395      389    155.00-165.00     160.47                
         44   400-448      426    133.00-168.00     159.12                
         34   450-495      474    139.00-164.00     152.40                
         31   500-545      522    120.00-156.00     141.57                
         37   550-595      582    122.50-149.00     135.64                
         16   605-645      627    118.00-133.00     127.68                
         10   660-695      675    115.00-128.00     123.33                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         12   200-245      223    152.50-177.50     164.26                
         46   255-295      277    130.00-177.50     166.01                
        113   300-349      324    138.00-177.50     159.57                
        212   350-397      378    129.00-175.00     151.79                
          9   380-384      384    156.50-159.00     156.78 Value Added    
        188   400-449      426    127.50-162.00     149.66                
          4   410-430      416    164.00-169.00     165.98 Fancy          
         16   400-445      409    146.50-167.00     152.14 Value Added    
        322   450-495      473    125.00-160.00     144.41                
         82   454-493      468    140.00-165.00     148.77 Value Added    
        321   500-547      523    124.50-155.00     141.13                
         17   503-542      529    135.50-152.00     141.83 Value Added    
        215   550-597      571    119.00-147.00     134.55                
         59   553-556      555    128.00-140.50     135.01 Value Added    
        124   600-647      621    111.00-140.00     128.96                
          7   606-608      607    134.00-135.00     134.43 Value Added    
        103   650-698      669    109.00-135.00     123.21                
         21   655-670      662    121.00-128.00     125.31 Value Added    
         41   700-745      715    107.00-131.00     120.39                
          4     726        726       100.00         100.00 Brahman X      
         81   728-749      736    118.00-124.00     123.27 Value Added    
         18   750-795      767    108.00-120.00     115.81                
          5     762        762       112.00         112.00 Value Added    
         23   810-845      821    100.00-129.00     116.35                
          6     819        819       115.00         115.00 Value Added    
          4   855-875      866    110.00-113.00     111.01                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   250-295      275    130.00-157.50     147.10                
          6   300-345      318    120.00-152.50     137.70                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   455-495      480    132.50-144.00     138.44                
          4   500-545      529    122.00-141.00     127.37                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   208-240      221       150.00         150.00                
         17   250-295      283    140.00-165.00     148.94                
         39   305-346      331    130.00-154.00     145.50                
         34   355-395      376    129.00-155.00     142.63                
         28   400-445      424    131.00-150.00     138.85                
         60   450-495      466    121.00-148.00     137.24                
         30   500-545      524    119.00-142.00     131.46                
         16   550-595      577    120.00-130.00     124.05                
          8   610-640      621    117.00-126.00     122.48                
          6   650-690      662    105.00-119.00     114.42                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   400-435      422    120.00-132.50     126.28                

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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