Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, April 30, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 7,299 11 Last Week 9,102 8 Last Year 5,755

Compared to last week, slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter
bulls 3.00 to 4.00 lower. Feeder steers/bulls steady to 7.00 higher.
Feeder heifers 2.00 to 6.00 higher.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 30% over 600 lbs; 43% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7  1095-1190    1135     52.00-60.00       55.37                
         38  1215-1575    1380     50.00-60.50       55.09                
         27  1600-1915    1735     50.00-60.00       55.74                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        153   825-1195    1073     48.00-66.50       57.47                
         16  1010-1195    1102     54.50-69.00       63.77 High Dressing  
         22   845-1180    1016     47.00-56.50       51.08 Low Dressing   
        150  1200-1865    1373     50.00-65.50       57.59                
         23  1200-1575    1304     56.00-72.00       65.04 High Dressing  
         14  1235-1550    1345     42.00-52.50       49.63 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11   760-845      812     46.50-53.00       49.19                
          8   765-840      804     37.50-45.00       42.07 Low Dressing   
        123   850-1195    1027     42.00-62.50       50.71                
         43   850-1195     975     30.00-48.00       41.44 Low Dressing   
         50  1215-1670    1346     48.00-62.50       53.40                
         11  1250-1390    1323     41.00-48.00       45.15 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         22  1125-1470    1327     71.00-86.00       78.91                
         10  1200-1490    1338     61.00-76.00       70.25 Low Dressing   
         47  1510-2310    1784     72.50-88.00       79.47                
         12  1635-1995    1838     85.00-106.00      91.06 High Dressing  
         10  1640-2225    1871     68.00-75.50       73.36 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   205-245      223    172.00-222.50     199.17                
         21   250-297      282    170.00-212.50     186.18                
         43   300-345      317    165.00-202.00     184.43                
         70   350-395      381    162.50-197.50     179.68                
         77   400-445      425    155.00-187.50     171.75                
        109   450-499      474    156.00-178.00     167.41                
        128   500-546      521    146.00-170.00     159.34                
          4   500-545      526    169.00-175.00     171.66 Fancy          
          8     507        507       172.00         172.00 Value Added    
        106   550-597      573    141.00-165.00     155.14                
         35   554-565      556    161.00-169.50     164.20 Value Added    
        169   600-645      622    135.00-155.00     147.40                
         18   611-631      616    151.00-158.00     156.18 Value Added    
        102   650-695      673    130.00-152.00     141.25                
          7   665-680      671    143.00-147.50     145.55 Value Added    
         67   700-745      724    121.00-147.50     132.15                
         11   705-726      723    138.00-140.75     139.96 Value Added    
         21   750-795      767    123.00-134.00     127.56                
          3     790        790       134.00         134.00 Value Added    
         25   805-845      828    120.00-129.00     124.06                
         60     835        835       137.50         137.50 Value Added    
          8   855-865      863    115.00-121.00     119.50                
          5     922        922       110.50         110.50 Value Added    

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   310-345      327    160.00-175.00     170.89                
          4   350-385      368    170.00-180.00     174.98                
          6   450-495      474    142.50-158.00     151.46                
          5   500-540      522    130.00-150.00     139.93                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   255-265      260    178.00-190.00     183.43                
         17   300-345      325    141.00-182.50     166.01                
         34   350-395      364    147.50-180.00     167.77                
         12   400-445      426    160.00-172.50     166.93                
         13   451-495      472    154.00-165.00     158.29                
         22   505-545      529    135.00-158.00     146.66                
         19   550-595      573    121.00-154.00     141.35                
         15   605-645      623    120.00-140.00     133.42                
         12   660-695      682    121.00-136.00     129.11                
          5   800-845      824    105.00-119.00     110.01                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   275-295      286    160.00-183.00     169.96                
         18   300-345      320    157.50-176.00     167.64                
         46   350-395      374    159.00-182.50     170.70                
          4     376        376       182.00         182.00 Value Added    
        103   400-447      426    150.00-185.00     167.42                
        111   450-495      468    150.00-178.00     163.52                
        129   500-548      524    143.00-164.00     152.87                
         94   550-595      573    136.00-157.00     144.33                
         67   600-649      623    128.00-152.50     138.06                
         49   650-695      670    118.00-140.00     131.54                
         20   700-745      716    110.00-126.00     117.70                
         22   755-795      770    101.00-124.00     115.86                
          4     771        771       109.00         109.00 Fleshy         
         12   800-835      821     90.00-110.00      98.60                
          5   855-885      864    100.00-107.50     103.70                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   300-320      310    135.00-145.00     140.06                
          4   455-480      469    130.00-141.00     136.51                
          4   500-540      528    125.00-127.50     126.49                
                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   515-535      524    130.00-149.00     139.11                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         29   410-445      437    140.00-168.00     160.94                
         23   450-495      473    132.00-163.00     149.18                
         39   501-545      522    132.00-158.00     144.50                
         23   550-595      572    116.00-140.00     133.11                
         12   600-645      623    115.00-133.00     124.02                
          7   670-690      679    110.00-125.00     115.49                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   205-240      224    140.00-190.00     172.15                
         18   250-290      272    140.00-181.00     157.98                
         71   300-345      322    140.00-175.00     159.60                
          4   305-345      321    157.00-178.00     168.16 Fancy          
        115   350-395      376    137.00-170.00     153.83                
        223   400-448      430    133.00-162.50     149.58                
          8   400-448      420    159.00-170.00     163.93 Fancy          
        180   450-497      471    135.00-160.00     145.96                
        241   500-549      523    127.00-151.00     138.44                
         18   505-531      525    144.00-150.00     145.51 Value Added    
        163   550-595      574    119.00-146.00     133.17                
         26   571-575      574    134.00-139.00     137.70 Value Added    
        103   600-646      625    121.00-139.00     129.18                
         30   601-631      612    132.50-136.00     134.25 Value Added    
         69   650-695      671    115.00-132.00     124.46                
          4     671        671       129.50         129.50 Value Added    
         29   700-738      716    113.00-125.00     119.16                
         69     737        737       128.25         128.25 Value Added    
         28   750-795      770    106.00-125.00     117.09                
         16   800-845      820     95.00-115.00     109.87                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   325-340      334    130.00-145.00     138.81                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   550-595      573    107.00-122.50     114.00                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   260-290      274    141.00-157.50     147.99                
         33   305-345      333    125.00-162.50     143.89                
         28   350-395      375    127.00-155.00     140.76                
         54   400-448      431    130.00-150.00     141.97                
         37   450-495      476    123.00-142.50     133.63                
         27   500-545      517    115.00-136.00     128.30                
         20   550-595      574    115.00-138.00     130.19                
          9   605-645      630    111.00-125.00     116.64                
          6   650-695      671    100.00-122.50     113.41                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   400-445      427    128.00-140.00     130.70                
          5     693        693       100.00         100.00                
          5     810        810        88.00          88.00                

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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