Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, April 9, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 7,132 11 Last Week 7,502 8 Last Year 6,046

Compared to last week, slaughter cows 1.00 to 3.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls 2.00 higher. Feeder steers/bulls 1.00 to 9.00 lower. Feeder heifers
1.00 to 5.00 lower.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 25% over 600 lbs; 42% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   905-1165    1111     49.00-62.50       55.44                
         29  1200-1595    1437     49.00-59.50       55.86                
          5  1230-1510    1340     53.50-64.50       58.71 High Dressing  
         22  1615-1980    1750     50.50-64.00       54.19                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        111   860-1195    1066     46.50-65.00       56.33                
         26   995-1195    1126     53.00-72.50       62.80 High Dressing  
         28   895-1180    1043     44.00-56.50       50.38 Low Dressing   
        141  1200-1770    1370     46.00-68.00       56.85                
         20  1200-1455    1299     57.50-76.00       65.37 High Dressing  
          8  1200-1605    1352     42.00-52.00       48.64 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         10   780-845      817     39.00-54.00       47.85                
          7   790-840      811     35.00-47.50       42.28 Low Dressing   
         80   850-1195    1018     41.00-61.00       48.91                
         21   855-1160     965     30.50-48.00       41.88 Low Dressing   
         30  1200-1685    1327     40.00-61.50       52.11                
          6  1215-1335    1281     40.00-45.50       42.53 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         10  1140-1490    1371     73.50-86.50       79.70                
         17  1045-1465    1271     61.00-83.00       73.68 Low Dressing   
         61  1515-2335    1818     72.00-93.00       82.45                
         11  1520-2165    1876     84.00-102.00      93.48 High Dressing  
         13  1510-2045    1706     65.00-78.00       72.13 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         15   220-235      225    173.00-190.00     185.41                
         19   260-295      283    140.00-191.00     173.16                
         55   300-345      329    150.00-185.00     171.63                
         80   350-398      378    150.00-184.00     166.09                
         81   400-447      425    150.00-175.00     164.07                
          7     444        444       167.50         167.50 Value Added    
        110   450-496      475    142.00-173.00     159.75                
         13   450-496      479    140.00-148.00     143.30 Fleshy         
         12   468-487      483    160.00-167.00     162.05 Value Added    
        114   500-548      522    142.00-170.00     153.60                
          5   515-545      534    156.00-168.00     162.11 Fancy          
         20   507-515      509    157.50-172.00     165.35 Value Added    
         95   550-595      577    135.00-158.00     147.43                
         44   553-596      576    151.00-171.00     159.01 Value Added    
         44   600-645      621    131.00-151.00     142.14                
          7     607        607       137.00         137.00 Fleshy         
         17   620-649      646    140.00-141.00     140.89 Value Added    
         28   650-695      668    120.00-145.00     134.97                
          8     688        688       140.00         140.00 Value Added    
         41   700-741      724    120.00-138.00     128.38                
         67   700-749      724    130.00-140.00     135.92 Value Added    
         21   750-790      767    115.00-130.00     123.46                
          5   805-845      819     99.00-125.00     119.60                
         77   850-856      851    120.00-124.50     123.50 Value Added    
         16     924        924       104.25         104.25                
         36   920-948      927    113.50-119.25     116.80 Value Added    
          9   975-998      983    113.50-115.25     114.66 Value Added    
         52  1005-1033    1006    106.00-115.50     106.38 Value Added    

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   360-375      367    135.00-152.00     144.59                
          6   410-445      422    141.00-157.50     148.56                
          8   450-495      476    130.00-150.00     141.03                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   225-245      236    150.00-182.50     162.61                
         12   250-288      274    130.00-177.50     166.82                
         30   305-347      326    140.00-172.00     155.34                
         19   350-395      371    140.00-162.50     152.01                
         13   400-445      422    140.50-161.00     151.48                
         17   450-495      468    132.00-159.00     150.73                
         10   500-535      518    130.00-152.00     145.35                
         10   550-595      572    127.00-145.00     135.22                
          5   613-630      620    125.00-138.00     134.76                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          8   250-295      272    157.50-188.00     175.43                
         17   300-330      318    150.00-178.00     160.37                
          4     320        320       181.00         181.00 Value Added    
         28   350-395      373    145.00-179.00     160.19                
        123   400-449      421    138.00-169.00     156.50                
         11   400-440      412    167.00-177.00     171.96 Fancy          
        114   450-495      469    140.00-169.00     154.84                
          4   460-485      473    159.00-175.00     167.44 Fancy          
          8   462-475      464    161.00-166.00     165.36 Thin Fleshed   
        114   500-545      521    129.00-163.00     148.12                
         94   550-595      570    126.00-157.00     139.83                
         82   600-645      621    122.50-142.00     131.18                
         44   650-690      663    111.00-131.00     124.44                
         15   700-746      729    100.00-117.00     111.96                
         12   750-780      763    100.00-115.00     110.65                
          5   850-885      868     87.00-109.00      98.76                
         17   900-945      926     81.00-110.00      92.86                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   250-290      276    140.00-160.00     151.36                
          6   310-340      325    140.00-151.00     148.37                
          6   350-385      371    135.00-150.00     142.87                
          4   455-485      470    125.00-140.00     133.30                
          5   505-530      515    119.00-129.00     124.14                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   400-440      426    138.00-149.00     145.13                
          4   465-495      484    134.00-143.00     137.95                
          5   555-590      571    130.00-140.00     133.63                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   355-392      383    144.00-164.00     158.66                
         26   400-445      425    132.00-158.00     148.79                
         29   453-498      479    131.00-161.00     147.97                
         38   500-545      524    120.00-145.00     134.56                
         15   550-595      576    120.00-139.00     128.85                
          7   615-640      631    115.00-131.00     120.80                
         18   650-692      682    105.00-118.00     108.72                
          7   700-745      722    104.00-123.00     110.29                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   210-245      229    140.00-170.00     154.95                
         34   250-295      280    139.00-165.00     153.25                
          4   250-285      276    170.00-174.00     171.03 Fancy          
         81   300-345      320    130.00-165.00     148.41                
          9   300-345      317    145.00-172.50     158.47 Fancy          
        152   350-397      375    120.00-165.00     146.32                
          4   360-380      374    147.50-170.00     153.26 Fancy          
        171   400-445      423    124.00-156.00     142.15                
          8   405-444      431    124.00-136.00     127.09 Fleshy         
          6   406-430      410    149.00-160.00     158.08 Value Added    
        287   450-499      472    126.00-155.00     139.17                
          7   450-490      476    127.00-135.00     131.19 Fleshy         
         18   479-490      483    142.00-145.00     143.82 Value Added    
        190   500-549      524    120.00-149.00     133.66                
         10     545        545       137.00         137.00 Value Added    
        138   550-595      570    117.00-139.00     129.41                
          6   550-595      569    117.00-127.50     122.84 Fleshy         
         21   572-590      581    134.00-136.00     135.71 Value Added    
         74   600-645      622    107.00-132.00     120.74                
         11     605        605       135.50         135.50 Thin Fleshed   
         12     621        621       133.00         133.00 Value Added    
         52   650-697      669     99.00-130.00     119.47                
          4   655-690      670    117.50-123.00     120.64 Fleshy         
         10   669-679      673    125.50-126.00     125.80 Value Added    
         25   700-745      720    100.00-121.00     111.35                
         28   701-702      701    122.00-125.00     124.36 Value Added    
         28   750-790      766     99.00-120.50     110.35                
          9   818-838      830    104.00-110.00     109.33                
         11   860-897      889     94.00-105.00      96.73                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   375-395      387    121.00-139.00     133.36                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   205-245      223    135.00-155.00     142.61                
         12   250-295      279    127.00-147.50     138.56                
         23   300-345      326    119.00-150.00     135.58                
         24   350-395      377    120.00-150.00     133.46                
          5   350-379      373    140.00-153.00     142.44 Thin Fleshed   
         39   400-448      432    110.00-143.00     133.94                
         36   450-495      476    120.00-140.00     130.86                
         16   500-545      526    112.00-134.00     125.21                
         21   550-595      566    115.00-136.00     126.60                
          4   650-685      665    112.00-120.00     115.45                

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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