Tennessee Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary

Monday, August 6, 2018

Receipts: 8,107        Last Week 7,441        Last Year 7,168      

Compared to last week feeder cattle were mostly steady to 4.00 higher with instances 
of 5.00-7.00 higher. Good demand noted for all classes of feeder cattle. Slaughter 
cows were mostly steady to 2.00 lower, while slaughter bulls were mostly steady.      

Feeder supply this week consisted of 32% over 600 lbs; 43% Heifers.

                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5  1060-1195    1137     47.00-58.00       53.38                
         82  1215-1595    1393     45.50-58.50       52.55                
         16  1600-1940    1698     48.00-58.00       53.03                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        123   910-1195    1100     48.00-65.50       55.68                
          8   815-1180    1074     53.00-72.00       59.98 High Dressing  
         16   820-1195    1077     44.00-56.50       51.17 Low Dressing   
        145  1200-1610    1358     47.50-62.50       54.63                
         21  1210-1665    1358     54.00-72.50       59.87 High Dressing  
         15  1205-1425    1307     44.00-54.00       48.11 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          3   785-800      792     40.00-46.00       42.16 Low Dressing   
         87   855-1190    1026     42.00-56.00       49.22                
         28   850-1190     996     31.00-47.00       42.67 Low Dressing   
         18  1205-1600    1370     43.00-55.00       49.91                
         10  1205-1425    1329     38.00-45.50       43.02 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         26  1025-1495    1338     69.00-89.00       77.87                
         11  1000-1480    1267     62.50-78.00       71.73 Low Dressing   
         65  1500-2405    1860     70.00-92.00       80.15                
          8  1575-2255    1836     84.00-94.00       87.76 High Dressing  
          5  1520-1895    1692     64.50-76.00       69.81 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   210-230      220    167.50-212.50     187.18                
         19   260-295      286    162.50-202.00     177.14                
         22   305-340      321    153.00-184.00     170.05                
         54   350-395      379    150.00-184.00     164.96                
         40   400-445      426    147.00-177.50     159.33                
         98   450-497      475    139.00-169.00     158.40                
          8   469-470      469    171.00-177.00     174.75 Value Added    
        157   500-548      523    130.00-164.00     153.78                
        164   550-598      576    130.00-164.00     153.20                
         17   566-595      575    149.00-156.00     153.42 Value Added    
        188   600-648      629    134.00-153.00     144.86                
         23   603-646      639    139.00-159.00     145.14 Value Added    
         85   650-699      673    130.00-150.00     141.60                
         44   658-696      672    137.50-156.00     151.68 Value Added    
        101   700-745      714    124.00-144.00     138.53                
         13   700-718      704    146.00-150.00     146.94 Value Added    
         58   750-797      773    125.00-146.00     137.26                
         10   800-840      818    122.00-132.00     127.28                
          5     802        802       133.00         133.00 Value Added    
          9   850-890      864    119.00-135.00     127.56                
          6    1066       1066       106.00         106.00 Brahman X      

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   230-240      236    150.00-170.00     157.45                
         19   300-345      325    144.00-170.00     154.19                
         25   350-395      371    140.00-158.00     148.97                
          9   400-445      411    132.00-160.00     144.50                
         22   450-495      479    124.00-156.00     143.89                
         29   500-545      517    130.00-149.00     138.96                
         22   550-595      567    125.00-147.00     141.37                
          7   610-640      624    127.00-138.00     131.87                
          5   655-695      674    110.00-133.00     125.98                
          9   700-740      714    111.00-125.00     117.58                

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         50     990        990        87.75          87.75 Value Added    

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11   250-295      275    160.00-200.00     175.21                
          6   300-345      323    152.50-177.50     164.92                
         37   355-395      381    148.00-178.00     163.69                
          7   355-386      373    170.00-173.00     171.78 Fancy          
        105   400-448      427    142.50-170.00     155.46                
        178   450-495      469    130.00-165.00     149.42                
          6   450-490      465    157.00-165.00     160.12 Fancy          
        196   500-549      522    129.00-159.00     143.15                
          8   500-525      510    150.00-155.00     152.76 Fancy          
          6   525-530      528    149.00-150.00     149.50 Value Added    
        159   550-598      573    120.00-146.00     135.59                
         20   554-595      568    135.00-139.50     137.83 Value Added    
        103   600-647      620    118.00-141.00     130.41                
         93   650-695      668    119.00-137.00     128.33                
         38   700-745      718    107.00-128.00     117.60                
         37   750-790      771     97.00-128.00     116.17                
         10   810-830      822     96.00-115.00     109.35                
          9   901-925      912     97.00-111.00     103.11                


                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   330-335      333    140.00-147.50     143.38                
          5   360-395      374    136.00-160.00     146.23                
         46   400-447      431    126.00-147.50     141.09                
         23   450-495      477    124.00-147.00     138.16                
         40   500-545      522    123.00-142.50     133.82                
         14   550-590      569    115.00-132.50     123.28                
         37   600-645      623    111.00-128.00     120.85                
          9   650-695      677    110.00-123.00     118.40                
          5   715-735      721    105.00-118.00     111.80                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         13   250-297      280    144.00-177.50     160.33                
         32   310-345      328    140.00-166.00     153.22                
         81   350-395      378    130.00-163.00     148.47                
        131   400-448      423    129.00-160.00     142.58                
          8   400-425      415    146.00-165.00     157.14 Fancy          
          5     443        443       148.00         148.00 Value Added    
        248   450-498      472    132.00-154.00     142.20                
          6   460-490      481    149.00-157.00     151.56 Fancy          
         10   450-490      464    125.00-135.00     128.94 Fleshy         
        314   500-549      529    118.50-149.00     135.69                
         53   500-525      509    144.00-155.00     150.22 Value Added    
        344   550-598      576    120.50-143.75     134.66                
         10   550-599      584    141.00-141.50     141.36 Value Added    
        191   600-648      623    115.00-145.00     133.11                
          5   620-645      634    110.00-123.00     119.80 Fleshy         
        166   650-695      669    117.50-135.00     127.65                
          6     655        655       141.00         141.00 Thin Fleshed   
         18     650        650       143.50         143.50 Value Added    
         63   700-749      718    114.00-131.00     119.58                
          4     733        733    123.00-123.50     123.25 Value Added    
         22   750-790      761    115.00-127.00     120.00                
         11   800-835      818    105.00-118.00     110.44                
         18   801-840      819    112.50-120.00     116.33 Value Added    
          5   855-885      871    100.00-115.00     107.27                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   260-295      279    132.50-152.50     143.91                
         17   300-345      325    130.00-155.00     141.84                
         20   350-395      379    120.00-150.00     136.32                
         40   400-445      426    120.00-142.00     131.95                
         37   450-495      473    118.00-138.00     130.40                
         37   500-545      524    110.00-134.50     127.70                
         24   550-595      568    118.00-134.50     126.65                
         20   605-645      629    114.00-134.00     121.47                
         18   650-690      670    106.00-123.00     116.38                
          4   715-735      725    110.00-115.00     112.77        


	Source: Tennessee Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Nashville, TN
        Jodee Inman, OIC (502)782-4139
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nv_ls145.txt