Hardin County Stockyard, Savannah, TN

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 19, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 589     Last week: 787     Last year: 212 

Compared to the same sale last week, Slaughter cows 3.00 higher. Bulls 
2.00 higher. Steers under 500 lbs 5.00 to 9.00 higher, over 500 lbs 
steady to 2.00 higher. Heifers under 500 lbs 4.00 to 10.00 higher, over 
500 lbs steady to 2.00 higher. Bulls 1.00 to 6.00 higher. Quality poor to 
good. Demand moderate to good.

Feeders: 431     Slaughter: 80     Replacements: 78

**Hardin County Stockyard will be closed for the next two weeks due to 
the Christmas and New Year Holidays. The next sale will be Wednesday 
January 9, 2019. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. **

Slaughter cows made up 13 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 4 
percent, replacement cows 23 percent, and feeders 61 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 31 percent steers, 46 percent heifers, and 22 percent 
bulls. Near 19 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
    3    270-290    277    185.00-200.00     191.05
   10    305-330    313    170.00-192.50     175.89
    1    345-345    345       200.00         200.00   Fancy
    3    350-390    368    167.50-185.00     178.00
    7    400-440    415    152.50-162.50     157.39
    3    455-470    462    146.00-160.00     151.96
    1    455-455    455       137.50         137.50   Fleshy
    4    500-515    509    142.50-152.50     144.96
    1    520-520    520       157.50         157.50   Fancy
    4    560-595    574    137.50-142.50     139.34
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    295-295    295       150.00         150.00
    3    355-365    358    142.50-150.00     146.67
    1    430-430    430       140.00         140.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    5    250-275    258    145.00-175.00     160.02
    4    320-345    333    160.00-165.00     161.30
    4    350-395    379    145.00-160.00     152.49
    3    410-425    417    137.50-145.00     141.71
    2    465-470    468    132.50-145.00     138.72
    3    515-540    528    125.00-135.00     129.20
    1    550-550    550       127.50         127.50
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    320-320    320       140.00         140.00
    1    360-360    360       135.00         135.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    303-345    316    140.00-165.00     143.74
    3    350-395    372    137.50-147.50     143.30
    6    405-440    430    123.00-130.00     127.32
    9    450-495    472    120.00-131.00     125.52
    6    500-540    512    117.50-130.00     124.25
    5    557-570    560    115.00-125.00     121.47
   11    600-635    624    107.50-112.50     109.06
    8    655-678    675    105.00-106.00     105.12
    1    785-785    785        97.50          97.50   Fleshy
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    270-270    270       120.00         120.00
    2    325-330    328    117.50-135.00     126.18
    3    360-395    378     85.00-117.50     106.35
    1    505-505    505       102.50         102.50
    1    625-625    625       102.50         102.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    265-285    275    140.00-142.50     141.20
    5    315-345    331    125.00-137.50     131.40
    8    360-380    372    117.50-137.50     124.35
    5    400-440    419    122.50-125.00     123.57
    5    460-480    467    115.00-122.50     119.65
    2    510-545    528    107.50-120.00     113.96
    3    555-580    570    110.00-112.50     110.85
    1    645-645    645        93.00          93.00
    1    720-720    720        92.00          92.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    405-425    415    150.00-155.00     152.48
    1    455-455    455       140.00         140.00
    6    510-540    523    132.50-142.50     137.52
    8    550-595    578    127.50-137.50     133.71
    2    610-615    613    119.00-122.50     120.76
    1    680-680    680       110.00         110.00
    4    700-713    710     99.00-102.50      99.86
    5    770-770    770        92.50          92.50
    1    895-895    895        87.50          87.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    420-420    420       140.00         140.00
    2    465-490    478    127.50-135.00     131.15
    1    590-590    590       122.00         122.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    430-430    430    142.50-145.00     143.75
    2    475-480    478    135.00-145.00     139.97
    1    460-460    460       116.00         116.00   Full
    4    560-595    570    112.50-130.00     121.38
    2    610-645    628    107.50-112.50     109.93
    1    695-695    695       100.00         100.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1005-1105  1055    725.00-775.00     751.18   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1345-1345  1345       975.00         975.00   Per Head  7-9 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Young
    1    895-895    895       725.00         725.00   Per Head  1-3 
Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    1    935-935    935       600.00         600.00   Per Head  1-3 
Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1475-1475  1475        44.00          44.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   21    965-1385  1269     39.00-48.00       44.07
    5   1090-1265  1192     47.00-51.00       48.99   High Dressing
    3   1035-1340  1202     35.00-41.00       38.94   Low Dressing
    3   1425-1495  1463     44.00-45.00       44.68
    2   1405-1540  1473        48.00          48.00   High Dressing
    1   1570-1570  1570        40.00          40.00   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    750-795    773     30.00-35.00       32.43
    6    935-1240  1066     35.00-40.00       37.65

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1490-1490  1490        64.00          64.00
    2   1465-1495  1480     75.00-76.00       75.49   High Dressing
    2   1295-1475  1385     60.00-62.00       61.06   Low Dressing
    6   1790-2045  1901     67.00-72.00       69.44
    2   1540-2165  1853     74.00-76.00       75.17   High Dressing
    1   1540-1540  1540        60.00          60.00   Low Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Rob Thomas, Market Reporter 502-782-4139 
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS154.txt