Nashville, TN Tue May 1, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Dickson Regional Livestock, Dickson, TN
Weighted Average Report for Monday Apr 30, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 1517     Last week: 707     Last year: 1013

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Bulls 
steady. Steers under 500 lbs 4.00 to 12.00 higher, over 500 lbs steady. Heifers 
under 400 lbs 5.00 to 7.00 higher, over 400 lbs steady to 2.00 higher. Bulls 
mostly steady. 

Feeders: 1318     Slaughter: 144     Replacements: 55
 
Slaughter cows made up 8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 4 percent, and feeders 87 percent.  The feeder supply included 
39 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 17 percent bulls. Near 26 percent of 
the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Please Note: The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of 
classes and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where 
some sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be 
included in the report. Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise 
noted.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    255-294    287    192.00-212.50     199.52
   21    300-348    330    190.00-205.00     193.66
   45    355-398    377    178.00-191.00     185.66
   40    400-445    420    170.00-185.00     179.89
    2    410-410    410       190.00         190.00   Thin Fleshed
   29    453-495    477    171.00-179.00     173.32
    1    480-480    480       186.00         186.00   Fancy
    1    470-470    470       166.00         166.00   Fleshy
   47    503-540    518    155.00-167.00     162.09
    1    505-505    505       173.00         173.00   Fancy
    8    546-546    546       163.00         163.00   Value Added
    2    508-508    508       168.00         168.00   Thin Fleshed
   43    560-591    579    150.00-158.00     153.33
    6    598-598    598       158.00         158.00   Value Added
    2    598-598    598       144.00         144.00   Fleshy
   21    601-645    618    140.00-150.00     146.73
   23    600-618    606    151.00-154.00     152.91   Value Added
   31    660-689    682    135.00-145.00     141.38
    7    696-696    696       153.00         153.00   Value Added
    8    714-735    719    130.00-139.00     134.38
    9    729-729    729       135.00         135.00   Value Added
    9    755-755    755       139.00         139.00   Value Added
    2    890-890    890       120.00         120.00
    2    908-908    908       120.00         120.00
    7    939-939    939       120.00         120.00   Value Added
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    285-285    285       170.00         170.00
    1    320-320    320       171.00         171.00
    2    398-398    398       177.00         177.00
    1    480-480    480       165.00         165.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    5    270-293    282    175.00-190.00     180.94
   12    300-348    331    170.00-188.00     180.53
   15    385-399    395    170.00-183.00     173.14
    7    472-495    476    156.00-166.00     163.65
    2    515-525    520    152.00-153.00     152.50
    7    620-643    637    130.00-140.00     136.04
    1    710-710    710       128.00         128.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    239-239    239       171.00         171.00
    5    255-283    274    158.00-176.00     165.59
   30    300-349    330    160.00-170.00     163.11
   53    350-398    376    155.00-166.00     161.75
    9    369-369    369       166.00         166.00   Value Added
    1    385-385    385       150.00         150.00   Fleshy
   70    401-448    426    144.00-158.00     151.91
    1    420-420    420       160.00         160.00   Fancy
   10    436-436    436       154.00         154.00   Value Added
   56    455-497    476    139.00-152.00     146.75
   42    500-548    525    131.00-144.00     139.88
    4    516-516    516       149.00         149.00   Value Added
   25    550-595    566    131.00-142.00     135.49
   20    600-630    613    127.00-135.00     133.24
    1    635-635    635       139.00         139.00   Fancy
   28    601-601    601       142.00         142.00   Value Added
    1    640-640    640       122.00         122.00   Fleshy
   10    650-690    665    122.00-127.00     124.27
   38    671-686    675    127.00-135.00     132.65   Value Added
    2    660-660    660       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
    1    725-725    725       115.00         115.00
    7    755-755    755       123.00         123.00
   14    807-819    816    110.00-114.00     113.15
    2    940-940    940       105.00         105.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    465-465    465       134.00         134.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    4    265-295    274       150.00         150.00
    3    347-347    347       160.00         160.00
   17    360-380    370    144.00-155.00     151.85
    9    400-433    425    136.00-145.00     138.88
    6    455-488    478    129.00-135.00     134.05
    4    535-540    538    129.00-131.00     130.00
    5    580-591    589       125.00         125.00
    7    614-614    614       123.00         123.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    365-365    365       184.00         184.00
   41    403-448    423    170.00-184.00     178.09
   30    450-495    472    158.00-175.00     164.53
   39    505-545    529    149.00-162.00     156.50
   23    553-585    562    138.00-151.00     146.30
   12    600-648    630    136.00-141.00     137.97
   10    650-688    676    124.00-137.00     127.76
    6    728-735    730    122.00-128.00     125.00
    2    755-770    763    120.00-124.00     121.98
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    405-405    405       154.00         154.00
    1    605-605    605       122.00         122.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    8    400-442    428    151.00-168.00     160.00
    2    455-495    475    141.00-153.00     146.75
    7    515-532    527    145.00-150.00     147.41
    1    565-565    565       134.00         134.00
    1    605-605    605       132.00         132.00
    1    655-655    655       123.00         123.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    3    423-423    423       156.00         156.00
    1    545-545    545       135.00         135.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    815-815    815       810.00         810.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1    940-940    940       885.00         885.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1    860-860    860       900.00         900.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    1    990-990    990       975.00         975.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    3   1340-1340  1340       975.00         975.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1   1020-1020  1020       750.00         750.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1   1100-1100  1100       850.00         850.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1320-1320  1320       825.00         825.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1290-1385  1340     50.00-53.00       51.86
    8   1420-1700  1531     48.00-53.00       51.73
    2   1475-1490  1483     57.00-58.00       57.50   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    735-735    735        53.00          53.00
   42    900-1395  1156     48.00-56.00       51.55
    9    905-1265  1136     56.00-60.00       57.45   High Dressing
    6    930-1240  1080     44.00-47.00       45.92   Low Dressing
    3   1410-1415  1412     52.00-53.00       52.67
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    790-790    790     43.00-45.00       44.00
   17    882-1245  1011     42.00-48.00       45.21

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1470-1470  1470        74.00          74.00
    2   1140-1310  1225     62.00-66.00       64.14   Low Dressing
    4   1625-2230  1885     71.00-80.00       75.34
    1   2245-2245  2245        84.00          84.00   High Dressing
    1   1755-1755  1755        66.00          66.00   Low Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Rob Thomas, Market Reporter 502-782-4139 
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