Southwestern Sales Co., Huntingdon, TN

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 230     Two weeks ago: 559     Last year: 327

Compared to the same sale two weeks ago, Slaughter cows steady. Bulls 
4.00 lower. Steers and bulls mostly steady. Heifers steady to 5.00 lower.

Feeders: 186     Slaughter: 33     Replacements: 11

Southwestern Sales Co. has a sale every Tuesday of the month. However, 
the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Market News Service only reports 
this market on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.
  
Slaughter cows made up 8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 
percent, replacement cows 6 percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 16 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 39 percent 
bulls. Near 28 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    285-285    285       150.00         150.00
    2    315-345    330    150.00-157.50     153.58
    3    390-390    390    145.00-146.00     145.67
    1    405-405    405       145.00         145.00
    1    450-450    450       141.00         141.00
    1    525-525    525       133.00         133.00
    2    550-575    563    132.50-136.00     134.29
    1    600-600    600       133.00         133.00
    1    675-675    675       109.00         109.00   Fleshy
    1    750-750    750       105.00         105.00   Fleshy
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    235-235    235       152.50         152.50
    3    260-290    280    122.50-145.00     132.05
    2    360-385    373    130.00-140.00     134.83
    1    445-445    445        67.50          67.50   Fleshy
    1    600-600    600       120.00         120.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    410-440    425    132.50-140.00     136.38
    1    750-750    750       112.00         112.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    295-295    295       127.50         127.50
    6    300-335    318    120.00-133.00     130.45
    5    350-395    372    129.00-133.00     131.41
    8    405-440    424    122.00-133.00     128.25
    5    450-490    464    118.00-126.00     123.33
    2    455-495    475    102.00-112.50     107.47   Full
   12    500-545    526    122.00-129.00     126.38
   10    555-590    573    117.00-128.00     125.07
    3    610-645    630    115.00-125.00     120.58
    1    640-640    640       116.00         116.00   Fleshy
    3    705-730    722    105.00-115.00     111.30
    1    765-765    765       115.00         115.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    285-285    285       125.00         125.00
    1    435-435    435       118.00         118.00
    2    520-545    533    100.00-110.00     104.88   Fleshy
    1    635-635    635        82.00          82.00   Fleshy
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    490-490    490       106.00         106.00
    2    570-590    580    102.50-113.00     107.84
    1    645-645    645       112.00         112.00
    1    715-715    715       105.00         105.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    400-400    400       109.00         109.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    400-440    422    138.00-155.00     144.33
    1    475-475    475       138.00         138.00
    5    500-530    519    121.00-130.00     127.06
    8    560-595    576    122.00-130.00     126.96
    8    600-640    614    115.00-127.00     121.28
    5    650-695    676    110.00-125.00     115.59
    3    720-745    732    105.00-114.00     108.78
    1    760-760    760       112.00         112.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    415-415    415       125.00         125.00
    1    545-545    545       120.00         120.00
    2    565-590    578    118.00-120.00     119.02
    3    615-640    623     90.00-116.00     104.80
    1    670-670    670       105.00         105.00
    1    745-745    745       107.00         107.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    415-415    415       133.00         133.00
    1    495-495    495       130.00         130.00
    2    500-510    505    119.00-120.00     119.51
    2    555-580    568       125.00         125.00
    1    600-600    600       111.00         111.00
    3    660-690    670    105.00-112.50     108.28
    1    765-765    765       106.00         106.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1465-1465  1465       750.00         750.00   Per Head  4-6 
Months Bred
    2   1305-1375  1340    875.00-890.00     882.30   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1585-1585  1585        33.00          33.00   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    2   1180-1190  1185     39.00-40.50       39.75
    1   1255-1255  1255        45.00          45.00   High Dressing
    6    985-1240  1158     25.00-35.50       33.07   Low Dressing
    1   1520-1520  1520        38.00          38.00   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    3    985-1145  1075     27.00-34.50       30.68
    1   1050-1050  1050        22.00          22.00   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1785-2465  2204     60.00-61.00       60.55

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