Nashville, TN Wed May 2, 2018 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hardin County Stockyard, Savannah, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 2, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 1095     Last week: 895     Last year: 784

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows steady. Bulls 3.00 lower. 
Steers under 650 lbs 2.00 to 7.00 lower with instances 10.00 to 12.00 lower, over 
650 lbs steady to 3.00 lower. Heifers steady to 5.00 lower with instances 10.00 
lower. Bulls 7.00 to 13.00 lower. Quality fair to good. Demand moderate to weak.

Feeders: 897      	Slaughter: 87     	Replacements: 111
 
Slaughter cows made up 7 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, 
replacement cows 14 percent, and feeders 79 percent.  The feeder supply included
45 percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 16 percent bulls. Near 34 percent of the 
run weighed over 600 lbs.

Offerings included the following load lot:
 
73 hd 669 lb Medium and Large 1-2 4-5 flesh Blk and BWF Steers $149.00

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
    2    235-240    238       202.50         202.50
    6    250-295    265    190.00-205.00     198.42
    1    255-255    255       220.00         220.00   Fancy
    7    300-325    314    185.00-195.00     187.49
   11    350-393    374    170.00-185.00     177.19
    1    385-385    385       157.50         157.50   Fleshy
    5    405-435    416    165.00-171.00     167.45
    8    480-491    490    157.50-170.00     168.47
    1    485-485    485       140.00         140.00   Fleshy
   16    502-548    523    147.50-161.00     156.29
   20    550-592    573    147.00-159.00     149.39
    2    565-575    570       137.50         137.50   Fleshy
   19    608-627    612    137.50-148.00     140.94
    1    640-640    640       154.00         154.00   Fancy
   10    614-614    614       151.00         151.00   Value Added
    1    630-630    630       125.00         125.00   Fleshy
    5    675-690    685    138.00-147.00     142.18
   73    669-669    669       149.00         149.00   Value Added
    7    700-745    720    131.00-144.00     138.84
    1    755-755    755       131.00         131.00
   18    769-769    769       137.00         137.00   Value Added
    6    847-847    847       125.00         125.00   Value Added
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    335-345    340    160.00-165.00     162.46
    4    360-395    369    152.50-165.00     158.90
    5    400-445    426    140.00-160.00     149.14
    4    450-495    470    137.50-152.50     147.31
    6    570-593    589    141.00-142.00     141.16
    1    610-610    610       132.50         132.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    230-230    230       182.50         182.50
    5    260-295    279    165.00-187.50     179.92
    7    310-345    336    170.00-180.00     174.23
   14    350-390    373    157.50-175.00     167.98
    5    405-445    419    147.50-161.00     156.26
    7    450-487    478    150.00-157.50     153.15
    1    530-530    530       142.50         142.50
    2    570-580    575    135.00-143.00     138.97
    1    630-630    630       138.00         138.00
    1    810-810    810       121.00         121.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    335-335    335       162.50         162.50
    1    435-435    435       136.00         136.00
    1    475-475    475       150.00         150.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    215-245    228    170.00-190.00     181.40
    2    265-295    280    180.00-187.50     183.55
    5    325-345    331    157.50-180.00     166.87
   16    350-380    358    150.00-167.50     157.96
   36    400-446    431    137.50-150.00     143.62
    1    415-415    415       150.00         150.00   Fancy
    1    440-440    440       135.00         135.00   Fleshy
   15    450-495    472    135.00-146.00     139.60
    3    465-485    478    125.00-130.00     128.38   Fleshy
   34    505-545    526    130.00-147.50     137.79
    5    515-545    533    115.00-132.50     123.84   Fleshy
   18    550-590    570    129.00-140.00     133.40
   18    605-645    621    121.00-130.00     125.83
    6    650-685    659    119.00-128.00     123.13
    2    660-680    670       117.50         117.50   Fleshy
    6    705-745    728    122.50-127.50     123.49
    1    720-720    720       111.00         111.00   Fleshy
    5    755-785    771    112.50-120.00     117.28
    1    790-790    790       109.00         109.00   Fleshy
    4    800-840    814    112.50-117.50     113.91
    1    850-850    850       115.00         115.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    2    265-285    275       145.00         145.00
    2    390-390    390    147.50-150.00     148.75
    1    385-385    385       135.00         135.00   Fleshy
    2    465-485    475    127.50-137.50     132.39
    1    455-455    455       112.50         112.50   Fleshy
    2    510-510    510       125.00         125.00
    1    500-500    500       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
    2    565-575    570    127.50-129.00     128.26
    1    715-715    715       117.50         117.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    245-245    245       165.00         165.00
    2    265-290    278    157.50-175.00     166.64
    6    305-345    334    142.50-160.00     152.60
   11    350-395    370    137.50-155.00     144.96
    6    405-440    420    125.00-140.00     135.19
    6    450-485    463    125.00-140.00     134.31
    3    500-545    523    122.50-130.00     125.94
    6    550-595    572    117.50-128.00     123.32
    4    610-640    621    117.50-122.50     118.73
    3    680-685    682    112.50-117.50     114.67
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    385-385    385       132.50         132.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    415-420    416    161.00-167.50     164.00
    1    430-430    430       160.00         160.00   Fleshy
    4    460-490    480    147.50-160.00     153.04
    1    490-490    490       137.50         137.50   Fleshy
   14    500-540    516    137.00-149.00     143.40
   22    550-595    566    130.00-145.00     135.72
    1    570-570    570       122.50         122.50   Fleshy
   10    600-645    627    120.00-130.00     126.67
    4    615-635    621    112.50-120.00     116.23   Fleshy
    1    665-665    665       102.50         102.50   Full
    1    715-715    715       119.00         119.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    430-430    430       142.50         142.50
    6    450-470    458    132.50-147.50     143.97
    3    500-510    505    132.50-140.00     136.64
    5    550-585    574    117.50-133.00     125.61
    1    675-675    675       116.00         116.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    5    400-445    424    147.50-159.00     152.67
    9    455-490    475    142.50-157.50     149.15
    2    500-545    523    127.50-135.00     131.41
    3    565-580    572    125.00-132.50     129.84
    1    620-620    620       120.00         120.00
    2    715-730    723    110.00-118.00     113.96

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    982-1195  1053   950.00-1020.00     993.52   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1345-1345  1345       950.00         950.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    5    935-1001   988   950.00-1150.00    1112.14   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1230-1230  1230      1100.00        1100.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1555-1555  1555       950.00         950.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    2   1180-1185  1183   900.00-1150.00    1024.74   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    7   1232-1415  1278   950.00-1175.00    1019.33   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Young
    1   1260-1260  1260       750.00         750.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    1    895-895    895       820.00         820.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    5   1210-1347  1265    720.00-750.00     732.78   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    6    970-1120  1048    750.00-775.00     754.43   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1    870-870    870       850.00         850.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    2   1015-1195  1105    850.00-860.00     855.41   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    1   1280-1280  1280       825.00         825.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 3 Young
    1    930-930    930       775.00         775.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1380-1380  1380        48.00          48.00
    1   1410-1410  1410        54.00          54.00
    1   1580-1580  1580        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   26    920-1345  1141     48.00-55.00       51.35
    1   1175-1175  1175        56.00          56.00   High Dressing
    6   1130-1215  1163     42.00-45.00       43.52   Low Dressing
    4   1400-1620  1465     50.00-52.00       50.48
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    755-755    755        44.00          44.00
    1    710-710    710        43.00          43.00   Low Dressing
    9    800-1070   969     40.00-48.00       45.36
    1   1070-1070  1070        41.00          41.00   Low Dressing
    1   1435-1435  1435        45.00          45.00

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1140-1140  1140        65.00          65.00   Low Dressing
    7   1550-2130  1856     74.00-79.00       75.87
    1   1740-1740  1740        80.00          80.00   High Dressing

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