Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Aug 28, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 280     Two weeks ago: 280     Last year: 245

Compared to the same sale two weeks ago, Slaughter cows and bulls steady. 
Steers 2.00 to 5.00 lower. Heifers under 500 lbs 1.00 to 5.00 lower, over 
500 lbs steady to 8.00 higher. Bulls steady to 2.00 higher. 

Feeders: 243     Slaughter: 32     Replacements: 5
 
Slaughter cows made up 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, replacement cows 3 percent, and feeders 82 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 25 percent steers, 48 percent heifers, and 27 percent 
bulls. Near 16 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
    2    255-265    260    164.00-168.00     166.04
    2    325-325    325    160.00-168.00     164.00
    3    365-385    373    147.00-158.00     152.24
    2    415-435    425    151.00-153.00     151.98
    4    513-545    522    143.00-145.00     143.76
    5    555-578    573    141.00-142.50     142.21
    2    650-650    650    136.00-140.00     138.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    440-440    440       131.00         131.00
    1    515-515    515       128.00         128.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    255-295    275    157.00-158.00     157.54
    1    335-335    335       150.00         150.00
    5    355-390    373    144.00-150.00     146.76
    4    405-430    420    134.00-144.00     138.20
    2    465-470    468    134.00-141.00     137.48
    1    530-530    530       136.00         136.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    270-270    270    140.00-144.00     142.00
    2    315-340    328    142.00-162.00     152.38
    3    375-385    380    138.00-143.00     140.34
    9    415-445    425    130.00-138.00     134.86
    4    455-485    473    130.00-136.00     132.25
   19    505-540    522    130.00-137.00     133.45
    1    595-595    595       132.00         132.00
    5    600-640    624    126.00-136.00     132.64
    1    665-665    665       120.00         120.00
    1    705-705    705       121.00         121.00
    1    825-825    825       110.00         110.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    490-490    490       116.00         116.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    4    300-335    323    130.00-143.00     136.41
    3    355-385    375    130.00-133.00     131.03
    3    425-425    425    128.00-135.00     132.67
    3    450-485    467    121.00-125.00     123.33
    4    500-545    529    117.00-124.00     120.19
    1    570-570    570       120.00         120.00
    2    615-635    625    115.00-120.00     117.54
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    370-370    370       120.00         120.00
    1    415-415    415       120.00         120.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    400-420    410    140.00-145.00     143.29
    8    465-490    479    137.00-144.00     138.46
    4    505-515    509    135.00-143.00     139.24
    3    550-575    560    136.00-140.00     138.35
    2    605-625    615    129.00-131.00     129.98
    1    670-670    670       130.00         130.00
    4    718-725    720    128.00-130.00     129.50
    1    805-805    805       103.00         103.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    580-580    580       118.00         118.00
    1    615-615    615       114.00         114.00
    1    650-650    650       111.00         111.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    430-435    433    135.00-140.00     137.49
    3    450-495    472    130.00-140.00     135.71
    2    515-530    523    130.00-135.00     132.54
    2    560-565    563    128.00-132.00     129.99
    1    630-630    630       122.00         122.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1075-1075  1075       840.00         840.00   Per Head  1-3 
Months Bred
    1   1220-1220  1220       810.00         810.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1595-1705  1657     47.50-54.50       51.67
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   11    930-1390  1213     49.00-53.50       51.36
    2   1180-1205  1193     55.00-56.50       55.76   High Dressing
    1    925-925    925        44.50          44.50   Low Dressing
    1   1675-1675  1675        47.50          47.50
    1   1515-1515  1515        55.00          55.00   High Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    3    985-1160  1080     40.50-46.50       43.94

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1195-1475  1335     68.00-72.00       70.21   Low Dressing
    4   1575-2065  1871     73.00-77.00       74.95

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