Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, April 2, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 7,502 11 Last Week 9,428 8 Last Year 5,450

Compared to last week, slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter
bulls steady to 1.00 lower. Feeder steers/bulls 1.00 to 6.00 lower.
Feeder heifers 1.00 to 7.00 lower.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 25% over 600 lbs; 45% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         13  1125-1190    1170     50.00-53.50       50.92                
         48  1205-1590    1408     46.00-58.50       52.51                
          7  1220-1580    1400     54.00-63.00       58.37 High Dressing  
         20  1610-1885    1729     49.00-58.00       53.56                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         74   865-1195    1050     47.00-63.00       53.96                
         12  1030-1185    1109     55.00-67.00       61.04 High Dressing  
         16   890-1195    1094     43.00-50.50       46.37 Low Dressing   
        110  1200-1790    1382     46.50-62.00       54.61                
         11  1215-1510    1352     54.00-64.00       59.75 High Dressing  
         15  1200-1505    1328     43.00-51.50       47.98 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   765-845      811     44.50-52.50       47.87                
          6   765-810      790     36.00-42.00       39.67 Low Dressing   
         81   850-1190    1000     42.00-59.50       47.42                
         28   865-1125     987     35.00-45.50       41.34 Low Dressing   
         21  1200-1605    1341     43.00-61.00       52.39                

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         27  1040-1490    1291     68.50-86.00       77.74                
         17  1080-1470    1267     57.00-75.00       66.27 Low Dressing   
         55  1500-2240    1826     71.00-89.50       80.88                
         15  1500-2060    1782     83.50-98.00       88.40 High Dressing  
         13  1510-2455    1756     50.00-76.50       68.77 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         12   200-240      231    165.00-212.50     184.94                
         21   250-298      280    175.00-200.00     186.34                
         75   300-347      324    160.00-190.00     176.61                
         82   350-395      375    160.00-194.00     171.92                
         59   405-448      431    151.00-183.00     167.15                
         17   405-447      433    169.00-185.00     179.06 Value Added    
         91   450-495      470    151.50-175.00     165.12                
          5   455-490      474    175.00-181.00     177.42 Fancy          
         10   450-475      456    162.00-180.50     178.42 Value Added    
        100   500-545      521    147.00-170.00     159.88                
         46   500-531      528    154.50-173.00     166.99 Value Added    
         97   550-595      573    140.00-165.00     153.78                
         11   552-595      567    150.00-163.00     155.67 Value Added    
         85   600-648      619    133.00-157.50     146.81                
         41   600-636      619    149.00-159.50     153.04 Value Added    
         53   653-695      674    134.00-152.00     143.64                
         26   651-688      664    138.00-151.00     144.98 Value Added    
         42   700-745      722    119.00-140.50     134.27                
          8     713        713    138.50-141.75     140.94 Value Added    
         42   750-795      768    120.00-137.50     128.40                
         33   755-798      790    124.00-136.50     125.94 Value Added    
         20   805-846      834    110.00-126.00     121.00                
         12   803-833      826    122.00-125.00     123.24 Value Added    
          4   855-880      870    108.00-120.00     114.11                
          8   915-940      919    112.50-119.00     117.81                
          5    1019       1019       116.50         116.50                

                    Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   425-435      429    147.00-152.00     148.49                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   215-240      228    162.50-182.00     170.14                
          9   250-290      269    150.00-178.00     166.00                
         10   305-345      332    141.00-174.00     154.59                
         27   350-398      378    140.00-178.00     162.37                
          8   400-440      417    136.00-160.00     151.16                
         17   455-490      471    130.00-164.00     151.44                
         15   500-540      522    136.50-163.00     145.86                
         21   550-595      569    130.00-153.00     142.92                
         18   600-645      625    110.00-145.50     135.34                
         16   650-690      676    120.00-138.00     128.26                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         10   200-245      232    175.00-200.00     186.03                
         15   250-290      278    160.00-191.00     174.72                
          4   250-273      265    194.00-202.00     198.62 Fancy          
         18   310-345      331    157.00-185.00     171.61                
         40   350-395      370    152.50-185.00     168.95                
          4   370-390      385       190.00         190.00 Value Added    
        124   400-445      424    135.00-184.00     163.53                
         10   405-442      423    167.50-186.00     175.32 Value Added    
        133   450-498      473    140.00-175.00     160.09                
          5   450-485      471    176.00-177.00     176.38 Value Added    
        113   500-545      520    130.00-163.00     150.54                
        116   550-595      575    128.00-154.00     138.47                
          5   550-585      561    151.00-162.50     156.04 Fancy          
         84   600-645      614    120.00-145.00     134.91                
         46   650-695      665    116.00-138.00     130.01                
         32   700-748      723    110.00-128.00     116.77                
         13   750-795      773    107.00-117.00     111.48                
         16   800-845      818     96.00-114.00     108.27                
          4   880-890      888     95.00-108.00     103.24                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   300-345      321    132.50-160.00     144.94                
          6   365-375      371    140.00-150.00     145.36                
         13   405-445      423    128.00-150.00     141.56                
         12   450-490      462    130.00-140.00     135.50                
          6   500-545      522    122.00-138.00     130.50                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   507-545      515    130.00-142.00     136.18                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   320-345      337    146.00-160.00     151.83                
         23   400-440      422    137.00-168.00     151.47                
         30   450-497      476    134.00-163.00     147.03                
         25   500-545      523    130.00-151.00     140.56                
         12   550-595      574    121.00-155.00     131.39                
         15   605-645      630    110.00-130.00     119.54                
         10   660-695      682    118.00-129.00     121.60                
          5   720-748      734    106.00-128.00     115.29                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         16   205-248      236    133.00-183.00     161.84                
         26   255-295      272    127.00-175.00     161.51                
         78   300-345      323    131.00-170.00     154.22                
          7   309-347      325    151.00-173.00     162.94 Value Added    
        179   350-399      374    130.00-169.00     150.81                
          4   360-385      371    120.00-145.00     138.69 Fleshy         
        195   400-449      425    130.00-161.00     145.63                
          2   405-415      410    150.00-155.00     152.53 Fancy          
         24   405-449      440    135.00-166.00     147.26 Value Added    
        225   450-499      472    125.00-152.00     138.39                
          7   450-490      465    144.00-155.00     149.66 Fancy          
         19   454-499      470    134.00-160.00     150.76 Value Added    
        212   500-547      523    120.00-145.00     134.95                
          4   505-515      508    137.00-147.00     143.50 Fancy          
          4   515-530      523    125.00-132.00     128.75 Fleshy         
          8   507-529      515    133.50-140.00     136.00 Value Added    
        187   550-598      573    120.00-140.00     129.88                
         35   553-588      565    125.00-142.00     136.14 Value Added    
         84   600-648      621    115.00-132.00     123.00                
         65   602-647      620    124.00-135.50     130.54 Value Added    
         57   650-698      666    111.00-128.00     122.23                
         30   657-687      678    123.00-128.00     125.30 Value Added    
         35   700-745      724    104.00-121.00     116.54                
         38   721-738      724    117.00-128.00     121.76 Value Added    
         33   750-796      776    103.00-121.00     113.79                
          4     776        776       114.00         114.00 Value Added    
         19   800-845      820     95.00-115.00     107.23                
         13   850-893      878     99.00-107.00     104.46                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   410-430      420    120.00-135.00     129.18                
                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   215-245      231    132.50-150.00     143.62                
         12   260-295      277    130.00-152.50     144.01                
         17   320-345      336    125.00-152.00     141.25                
         25   350-395      375    120.00-147.50     137.69                
         42   400-445      428    116.00-140.00     133.24                
         32   450-497      474    112.50-140.00     128.88                
         26   505-545      527    115.00-132.00     123.88                
         23   550-595      572    110.00-129.00     120.60                
         12   600-635      615    109.00-122.50     115.27                
          4   655-680      673    110.00-116.00     112.21                

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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