Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, April 16, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 10 TN Auctions 8,918 11 Last Week 7,132 8 Last Year 6,015

Compared to last week, slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder steers/bulls 1.00 to 6.00 higher.
Feeder heifers 3.00 to 6.00 higher.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 22% over 600 lbs; 43% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         70  1200-1585    1409     47.50-58.50       54.54                
         31  1610-1945    1738     51.00-60.00       54.58                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        147   850-1195    1060     48.00-67.00       58.68                
         24   870-1195    1084     58.00-74.00       65.33 High Dressing  
         30   805-1180    1044     40.50-55.50       50.74 Low Dressing   
        182  1200-1860    1398     52.00-67.00       58.57                
         34  1200-1840    1328     58.00-76.00       64.90 High Dressing  
         15  1210-1945    1357     45.00-57.00       51.52 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   780-845      814     45.00-52.50       48.45                
         10   750-845      800     30.00-48.00       39.54 Low Dressing   
         68   855-1185    1021     42.50-59.50       50.95                
         23   870-1140     987     32.00-45.00       41.46 Low Dressing   
         12  1220-1660    1299     42.00-59.00       50.93                
          5  1260-1470    1334     31.50-46.00       39.61 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         21  1060-1470    1362     75.00-90.00       82.32                
         26  1035-1470    1332     59.00-80.00       73.14 Low Dressing   
         70  1500-2345    1796     71.00-94.00       81.26                
         15  1575-2185    1862     86.00-99.00       91.88 High Dressing  
         10  1555-2015    1741     66.00-79.00       72.34 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   218-245      227    185.00-200.00     192.62                
         23   250-295      271    150.00-192.50     176.98                
         74   300-345      324    160.00-204.00     179.62                
        117   350-398      379    159.50-193.00     171.58                
          5   360-390      377    150.00-162.00     158.90 Fleshy         
         74   400-445      426    156.00-182.00     170.37                
          4   400-440      424    182.00-185.00     182.71 Fancy          
        109   450-495      469    146.00-174.00     164.44                
          6   455-495      471    166.00-175.00     170.50 Fancy          
         20   473-492      482    169.00-174.75     171.94 Value Added    
        147   500-549      522    142.50-166.00     156.10                
         21   503-538      517    160.00-174.00     164.96 Value Added    
        139   550-598      572    132.00-161.00     150.24                
         84   551-582      577    150.00-164.00     162.21 Value Added    
         78   600-648      622    128.00-151.00     143.46                
         13   605-628      612    144.50-155.00     151.29 Value Added    
         77   650-696      670    127.00-147.50     137.54                
         80   658-677      676    144.00-149.00     148.88 Value Added    
         48   700-745      721    115.00-140.00     129.95                
         33   700-729      710    136.50-145.00     141.33 Value Added    
         34   750-790      776    117.00-132.50     125.66                
         14   780-797      790    133.50-138.50     135.62 Value Added    
         10   800-845      819    115.00-129.50     120.94                
         12     835        835       135.00         135.00 Value Added    
          5   850-885      871    110.00-117.50     115.83                
         14   900-945      931    107.00-116.00     110.94                

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   350-390      369    142.50-172.50     157.86                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         21   310-345      331    135.00-181.00     153.87                
         18   350-395      378    150.00-170.00     158.18                
         15   405-445      425    151.00-162.50     158.41                
         21   455-495      478    142.00-160.00     150.79                
         21   500-545      525    130.00-152.50     141.15                
         16   550-595      577    131.00-150.00     142.39                
          8   600-647      630    121.00-132.00     126.73                
          5   650-695      664    120.00-130.00     126.16                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   260-295      283    162.50-187.50     173.90                
         55   300-347      326    155.00-181.00     169.14                
         44   350-399      380    160.00-177.00     166.12                
        141   400-448      424    148.00-180.00     162.34                
         13   400-445      421    166.00-179.00     174.63 Fancy          
        207   450-496      473    144.00-172.50     160.03                
          4   450-465      456    165.00-175.00     169.99 Fancy          
        204   500-545      521    138.00-161.00     150.56                
          9   500-505      501    162.00-168.00     164.56 Value Added    
        154   550-598      575    127.00-151.00     143.10                
          4   550-562      559       157.00         157.00 Fancy          
        125   600-647      627    121.00-143.00     134.74                
          4   600-635      616    143.00-147.00     144.77 Fancy          
         49   650-695      668    113.00-140.00     126.97                
         42   700-745      718    100.00-133.00     117.24                
         30   750-785      763    105.00-127.00     116.66                
         11   800-845      819     86.00-115.00     100.48                
          4   855-885      870     83.00-114.00      99.37                
         13   905-918      917     98.00-112.50     111.20                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   360-395      381    145.00-150.00     147.76                
          4   430-440      434    127.00-142.50     134.88                
          5   460-470      463    130.00-142.50     137.80                
          8   510-540      531    130.00-136.00     131.62                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   415-445      435    147.00-157.50     151.14                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         12   362-395      375    135.00-155.00     146.94                
         51   405-449      423    139.00-164.00     155.12                
         42   450-498      477    135.00-153.00     147.29                
         43   500-549      520    127.00-152.00     139.64                
         40   550-595      578    123.00-142.00     131.93                
         16   600-640      619    115.00-129.00     122.86                
          9   650-680      664    102.00-126.00     117.33                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         19   200-245      225    140.00-180.00     156.35                
         41   250-295      276    135.00-167.50     149.81                
        112   300-347      323    137.00-175.00     151.96                
        163   350-399      376    138.00-166.00     151.11                
          6   350-365      360    155.00-176.00     167.97 Fancy          
        212   400-449      424    130.00-163.00     146.28                
        305   450-497      469    128.00-159.00     142.73                
         10   460-490      473    122.50-142.50     130.00 Fleshy         
         14   488-494      490    146.50-148.50     147.78 Value Added    
        318   500-548      526    120.00-146.00     136.44                
          5   505-545      531    115.00-134.00     124.69 Fleshy         
         23   500-533      524    139.00-148.50     144.13 Value Added    
        257   550-599      575    117.00-144.00     132.29                
          6   563-595      574       138.00         138.00 Fancy          
          4   560-585      571    120.00-130.00     126.81 Fleshy         
         13   580-587      585    136.50-144.00     138.79 Value Added    
        135   600-645      622    110.00-134.00     126.14                
          4   600-640      619    120.00-122.50     121.85 Fleshy         
          8   605-618      615    133.00-137.00     133.98 Value Added    
         96   650-698      666    107.50-140.00     123.54                
          4     655        655       131.00         131.00 Value Added    
         50   700-745      723     99.00-126.00     114.98                
          5     745        745       123.50         123.50 Value Added    
         30   750-795      765     97.00-123.00     113.71                
         11   800-840      819     99.00-112.50     105.65                
          8   850-898      871     94.00-110.00     102.64                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   405-445      433    111.00-132.00     119.09                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   360-390      375    127.00-147.50     138.38                
          5   410-440      428    115.00-140.00     126.00                
          4   555-595      578    102.00-124.00     113.07                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9   260-295      279    136.00-156.00     144.44                
         19   300-345      322    130.00-152.50     144.42                
         44   350-398      376    125.50-155.50     143.49                
         67   400-445      431    120.00-148.00     140.29                
         47   450-498      477    120.00-142.00     130.68                
         46   500-543      531    110.00-140.00     131.58                
         31   550-595      571    110.00-133.00     121.92                
         12   600-645      623    110.00-123.00     116.67                
          8   655-685      669    111.00-120.00     116.13                

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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