Tennessee Cattle Auction

Monday, May 7, 2018

Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Receipts on 11 TN Auctions 10,187 11 Last Week 7,299 8 Last Year 5,630

Compared to last week, slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Slaughter bulls
steady. Feeder steers under 400 lbs 2.00 higher, over 400 lbs 1.00 to 3.00
lower. Feeder bulls under 700 lbs 2.00 to 7.00 lower, over 700 lbs 3.00
higher. Feeder heifers under 700 lbs steady to 2.00 lower, over 700 lbs
1.00 to 2.00 higher.

Feeder supply this week consisted of 23% over 600 lbs; 42% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4  1045-1195    1125     49.50-57.00       52.26                
         78  1215-1590    1417     48.00-65.00       53.62                
          5  1475-1550    1507     55.00-67.00       59.84 High Dressing  
          5  1230-1580    1442     45.00-51.50       48.54 Low Dressing   
         35  1600-1935    1711     47.50-59.00       53.35                
          5  1610-1745    1694     58.00-63.00       59.32 High Dressing  

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        149   825-1195    1074     47.00-65.00       55.33                
         11   895-1175    1077     56.00-69.00       59.21 High Dressing  
         26   930-1190    1100     40.00-53.00       47.26 Low Dressing   
        157  1200-1785    1346     47.50-64.00       55.12                
         16  1215-1440    1315     56.00-69.50       64.55 High Dressing  
         15  1215-1535    1312     45.00-53.00       47.32 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   755-840      806     38.50-52.00       45.32                
        114   855-1190    1018     42.00-59.50       49.20                
         19   880-1165     989     36.00-48.50       41.94 Low Dressing   
         36  1200-1680    1348     45.00-61.50       54.40                
          8  1205-1425    1313     41.00-47.50       43.66 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         39  1115-1495    1306     70.00-86.00       78.93                
         15  1115-1455    1258     60.00-75.00       67.49 Low Dressing   
         93  1505-2275    1797     71.00-87.00       79.19                
         18  1525-2245    1789     80.00-94.00       87.92 High Dressing  
          7  1500-1995    1674     60.00-74.50       68.68 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         10   205-240      224    170.00-220.00     204.98                
         33   250-295      277    166.00-212.50     196.09                
         77   300-348      328    158.00-205.00     186.57                
        158   350-398      375    155.00-192.00     181.01                
        104   400-446      423    150.00-185.00     170.84                
        169   450-498      476    148.00-179.00     166.96                
          5   450-468      457    177.00-180.00     178.23 Value Added    
        220   500-548      525    142.00-172.00     161.32                
         15   509-546      531    156.00-178.00     166.99 Value Added    
        165   550-598      576    136.00-160.00     152.36                
          5   565-598      584    137.50-144.00     140.26 Fleshy         
         29   550-598      574    157.00-168.00     162.06 Value Added    
        107   600-645      619    135.00-152.50     144.68                
         77   600-640      610    145.00-155.00     152.90 Value Added    
         86   650-695      677    132.00-147.00     140.52                
         81   655-696      671    144.00-153.00     149.30 Value Added    
         43   700-745      723    120.00-145.00     136.32                
         13   724-729      727    135.00-136.00     135.31 Value Added    
         20   750-790      772    124.00-134.00     129.38                
         27   755-769      764    137.00-139.00     137.66 Value Added    
          6   805-835      822    121.00-131.00     125.66                
          6     847        847       125.00         125.00 Value Added    
          7   850-890      869    119.00-127.00     123.69                
          4   900-925      910    119.00-120.00     119.75                
          7     939        939       120.00         120.00 Value Added    

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   320-345      334    160.00-175.00     167.66                
          9   355-398      380    148.00-177.00     160.13                
          7   400-445      430    139.00-160.00     149.10                
          7   450-495      472    137.50-165.00     151.78                
          8   550-593      583    139.00-144.00     141.26                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         16   260-295      282    146.00-190.00     175.98                
         36   300-348      329    147.50-188.00     174.41                
         62   350-399      380    148.00-183.00     167.02                
         39   400-445      423    145.00-169.50     163.16                
         26   450-495      475    130.00-166.00     153.12                
         23   508-545      525    129.00-157.00     144.85                
         19   550-590      573    124.50-147.00     135.15                
         20   600-645      631    130.00-140.00     136.56                
          7   810-845      818    110.00-123.00     120.15                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   205-245      226    170.00-188.00     177.94                
         15   255-295      276    155.00-190.00     175.75                
         21   305-345      328    150.00-184.00     166.28                
         48   350-395      371    146.00-184.00     159.21                
        173   400-448      423    139.00-184.00     161.86                
          7   400-430      410    159.00-183.00     167.60 Fancy          
          7     424        424       157.00         157.00 Value Added    
        230   450-495      470    140.00-175.00     156.95                
          7   450-485      470    157.50-173.00     164.33 Fancy          
        245   500-545      522    133.00-162.00     148.20                
        184   550-599      571    125.00-157.00     142.89                
        117   600-649      622    120.00-145.00     133.64                
          5   615-640      625    112.50-120.00     117.00 Fleshy         
         67   650-695      671    117.00-139.00     127.48                
         54   700-745      720    114.00-128.00     120.80                
          6   720-741      738    104.00-109.00     108.19 Fleshy         
         25   750-790      768    106.00-125.50     118.87                
          7   800-840      824    100.00-116.00     111.15                
          5   950-985      963     90.00-106.00     101.33                

                    Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   415-443      434    127.50-138.00     134.56                
          6   450-490      473    122.00-133.00     127.59                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   405-445      425    140.00-154.00     146.13                
         10   450-495      466    132.50-148.00     144.38                
          8   500-545      518    125.00-144.00     136.12                
          7   550-595      575    117.50-136.00     126.52                
          4   605-635      619    120.00-129.00     123.73                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   313-345      324    145.00-160.00     150.59                
         13   360-395      388    130.00-150.00     140.97                
         48   400-448      427    130.00-169.00     157.15                
         57   450-495      476    134.00-158.00     144.56                
         41   500-545      525    127.50-150.00     141.62                
         26   550-595      571    120.00-145.00     135.30                
         17   600-645      620    110.00-136.50     124.90                
         22   655-690      669    105.00-127.00     118.85                
          6   710-735      721    104.00-118.00     111.24                

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   410-430      421    140.00-156.00     148.31                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   200-245      230    143.00-190.00     170.44                
         28   250-295      276    131.00-187.50     158.12                
        114   300-349      326    133.00-180.00     157.20                
        212   350-398      375    134.00-178.00     156.79                
          9     369        369       166.00         166.00 Value Added    
        271   400-448      425    125.00-161.00     146.31                
          4     411        411       135.00         135.00 Brahman X      
         11   415-436      434    154.00-164.00     154.87 Value Added    
        366   450-498      473    125.00-155.00     144.61                
          5   455-490      476    124.00-137.00     129.13 Fleshy         
        346   500-549      524    124.00-149.00     138.62                
          4   510-520      513    139.00-151.00     146.96 Fancy          
          5   515-545      533    115.00-132.50     123.84 Fleshy         
          8   516-538      527    144.00-149.00     146.45 Value Added    
        234   550-598      574    117.00-142.50     132.27                
          5   550-565      557    137.00-141.00     139.20 Fancy          
         10   560-585      571    135.00-138.00     136.77 Value Added    
        136   600-645      618    115.00-136.00     127.09                
         28     601        601       142.00         142.00 Value Added    
        116   650-695      668    110.00-133.50     124.93                
          7   660-680      667    105.00-120.00     117.11 Fleshy         
         44   652-686      673    120.00-135.00     131.30 Value Added    
         33   700-745      724    109.00-127.50     120.16                
         30   750-795      764    110.00-126.00     119.85                
         26   800-845      819    106.00-123.00     113.41                
          4   850-860      858     92.00-115.00     105.97                

                   Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         10   450-486      469    111.00-130.00     122.50                

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   255-295      275    140.00-147.50     144.51                
          4   355-390      379    135.00-157.00     147.23                
          4   415-435      425    102.50-141.00     125.10                
          6   455-490      474    124.00-137.50     130.41                
          4   510-525      518    125.00-134.00     128.80                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         13   250-295      277    130.00-175.00     148.01                
         36   300-348      327    120.00-160.00     144.01                
         67   350-395      376    125.00-156.00     144.88                
         49   400-445      425    120.00-145.00     134.23                
         65   450-495      470    119.00-150.00     137.69                
         24   500-545      528    118.00-135.00     127.80                
         45   550-595      573    115.00-135.00     126.96                
         16   605-645      620    109.00-123.00     119.93                
          8   665-690      678    100.00-123.50     115.00                
         10   705-745      726    100.00-121.00     110.56                

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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