Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Weighted Average Report for Tuesday May 8, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 219     Two weeks ago: 159     Last year: 369

Compared to the same sale two weeks ago, Slaughter cows 2.00 lower. Bulls not 
well established two weeks ago. Feeders not well established. Quality fair to 
good. Demand moderate to weak. 

Southwestern Sales Co. has a sale every Tuesday. However, the Tn. Dept. of 
Agriculture Market News Service only reports the market on the second and fourth 
sale of each month. The next sale will be May 15, 2018. The next reported sale 
will be May 22, 2018.

Feeders: 168     Slaughter: 41     Replacements: 10
   
Slaughter cows made up 14 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 6 percent, 
replacement cows 6 percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The feeder supply included 
23 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 33 percent bulls. Near 13 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
    1    290-290    290       174.00         174.00
    4    350-375    359    165.00-174.00     168.26
    7    500-534    518    154.00-159.00     155.81
    1    595-595    595       140.00         140.00
    1    915-915    915       115.00         115.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    385-385    385       150.00         150.00
    3    410-425    420    135.00-148.00     139.71
    1    540-540    540       140.00         140.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    265-265    265       168.00         168.00
    2    315-345    330    158.00-178.00     167.55
    3    355-385    372    159.00-161.00     159.99
    1    420-420    420       158.00         158.00
    2    555-590    573    128.00-138.00     132.85
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    390-390    390       151.00         151.00
    1    490-490    490       142.00         142.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    370-395    380    145.00-147.00     146.02
   10    405-445    427    133.00-144.00     140.84
    1    425-425    425       130.00         130.00   Fleshy
    5    455-495    474    137.00-139.00     138.37
   10    505-540    514    133.00-138.00     134.88
    2    535-545    540    128.00-129.00     128.50   Fleshy
    2    550-595    573    130.00-134.00     131.92
    2    610-640    625    121.00-126.00     123.56
    1    630-630    630       117.00         117.00   Fleshy
    1    695-695    695       108.00         108.00   Fleshy
    1    760-760    760       106.00         106.00
    1    845-845    845       106.00         106.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    290-290    290       146.00         146.00
    1    355-355    355       145.00         145.00
    1    465-465    465       129.00         129.00
    1    575-575    575       124.00         124.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    305-340    323    140.00-142.00     140.95
    4    460-495    480    130.00-139.00     133.52
    2    505-540    523    129.00-130.00     129.52
    3    562-565    563    120.00-130.00     126.65
    1    810-810    810       100.00         100.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    605-605    605       110.00         110.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    400-445    423    156.00-164.00     159.79
    5    465-485    471    148.00-158.00     151.97
    1    480-480    480       138.00         138.00   Fleshy
    6    500-545    516    139.00-148.00     143.12
    5    550-595    570    132.00-146.00     136.91
    3    600-605    602    130.00-133.00     131.99
    1    715-715    715       117.00         117.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    4    405-435    420    144.00-157.00     149.94
    1    430-430    430       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
    2    460-495    478       144.00         144.00
    2    510-520    515    138.00-141.00     139.51
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    385-385    385       160.00         160.00
    2    430-440    435    139.00-152.00     145.57
    2    475-475    475    142.00-146.00     144.00
    1    530-530    530       134.00         134.00
    1    550-550    550       130.00         130.00
    1    670-670    670       124.00         124.00
    1    770-770    770       110.00         110.00
    1    905-905    905        93.00          93.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1060-1060  1060       890.00         890.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1   1040-1040  1040       760.00         760.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1330-1330  1330        45.00          45.00
    1   1230-1230  1230        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing
    3   1430-1595  1518     48.00-50.50       49.47
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    895-895    895        37.50          37.50   Low Dressing
   12    965-1335  1160     46.50-53.50       50.67
    3   1115-1300  1203     53.50-54.00       53.65   High Dressing
    1   1415-1415  1415        50.00          50.00
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    810-840    825     40.00-42.00       41.02

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1340-1370  1355     72.50-73.00       72.75
    6   1575-1935  1698     71.00-76.00       73.28
    3   1675-1985  1867     77.50-80.00       78.39   High Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Rob Thomas, Market Reporter 502-782-4139 
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS147.txt