Tennessee Weekly Livestock Summary for the week of Dec 17-22, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Receipts: 3,439        		Last Week: 5,046       		Last Year 2,113 
        
   Compared to last week feeder steers were mostly 2.00-5.00 higher; feeder heifers 
were mostly steady to 4.00 higher. All classes of feeders were in good to very good 
demand. Lighter receipts this week noted largely due to the upcoming holidays. 
Slaughter cows were mostly 2.00-4.00 higher with good demand, while bulls were 
mostly steady to 2.00 higher with moderate to good demand. 

**This week's summary published early due to the holidays** 

  In the feeder supply, steers made up approximately 27 percent and heifers 
approximately 47 percent. Feeder cattle over 600 lbs totaled approximately 25 
percent.


                      Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         27  1290-1590    1442     37.50-50.00       43.85                
         18  1610-1810    1691     42.00-51.00       46.76                

                       Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         48   950-1180    1092     38.00-51.50       44.17                
         12   980-1190    1082     35.00-41.50       37.97 Low Dressing   
         97  1200-1640    1345     37.00-52.50       45.58                
         16  1215-1790    1420     47.00-56.50       52.27 High Dressing  
         21  1215-1570    1357     30.00-41.00       36.96 Low Dressing   

                        Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   750-845      798     24.00-35.00       31.58                
         45   883-1195    1044     30.00-41.00       36.14                
         22   865-1195    1018     20.00-32.00       26.74 Low Dressing   
         20  1205-1505    1301     33.00-44.00       36.34                
          5  1230-1390    1291     29.00-31.00       30.20 Low Dressing   

                          Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         11  1155-1490    1319     60.00-70.00       63.87                
          6  1100-1475    1302     53.00-62.00       56.99 Low Dressing   
         23  1510-2215    1832     63.00-75.00       67.38                
          7  1540-2165    1897     74.00-78.00       75.97 High Dressing  
          6  1540-2070    1710     55.00-60.00       57.97 Low Dressing   

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   268-295      279    160.00-202.50     176.45                
         25   305-348      323    162.50-195.00     175.17                
         39   350-395      377    150.00-185.00     162.51                
         39   400-440      422    140.00-163.00     155.05                
         17   450-495      471    140.00-160.00     147.82                
         34   500-548      523    132.00-158.00     146.67                
          4   512-525      515    144.00-150.00     148.47 Value Added    
         36   555-598      571    133.00-151.00     140.82                
          8   563-585      575    144.00-147.00     145.25 Value Added    
         22   605-648      624    129.00-149.00     135.24                
         10   618-645      629    138.00-144.00     140.57 Value Added    
         20   653-681      669    125.00-139.00     132.13                
          7   722-745      727    121.00-132.00     128.80                
         12   713-745      719    128.00-135.00     132.98 Value Added    
          5     865        865       130.00         130.00 Value Added    
          7     901        901       124.50         124.50 Value Added    

                         Feeder Steers Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   355-390      366    142.50-150.00     145.56                

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   200-235      218    155.00-162.50     159.32                
          5   250-275      258    145.00-175.00     160.02                
          6   300-345      327    141.00-165.00     155.03                
         19   350-395      376    140.00-160.00     146.95                
         14   400-445      428    130.00-146.00     140.68                
          9   450-485      472    130.00-145.00     136.32                
          4   515-540      529    125.00-135.00     130.02                
          7   550-595      567    111.00-131.00     125.00                
          6   605-645      619    103.00-128.00     121.95                

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         14   450-492      471     69.50-70.00       69.74                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   330-348      338    136.00-147.50     141.13                
         11   350-390      376    130.00-153.00     141.41                
         38   400-445      424    125.00-164.50     148.28                
         36   450-495      470    121.00-153.00     139.82                
         49   500-549      523    120.00-142.50     133.56                
         41   550-595      572    105.00-137.50     125.95                
         49   600-645      619    102.00-126.00     116.07                
         20   652-698      672    100.00-122.00     114.21                
         28   700-745      717     99.00-123.00     108.36                
         12   770-790      779     92.50-109.00     100.43                

                          Feeder Bulls Small 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   465-490      480    120.00-137.50     131.07                

                    Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          7   410-435      428    140.00-148.00     144.54                
         12   455-495      479    121.00-145.00     132.92                
         13   505-540      523    102.00-134.00     122.26                
         16   555-595      573    110.00-130.00     117.71                
          9   600-645      621    107.50-120.00     113.02                
          8   660-695      671    100.00-111.00     103.85                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6   200-245      228    122.50-140.00     129.36                
         13   250-295      272    127.50-160.00     136.32                
         35   300-345      327    114.00-165.00     136.64                
         45   350-395      369    108.00-147.50     134.35                
         67   400-448      423    110.00-140.00     129.14                
         64   450-498      474    114.00-132.00     123.93                
          4   450-453      452    128.00-131.00     129.50 Value Added    
         72   500-548      525    102.00-132.00     124.11                
         22   505-548      546    127.00-128.00     127.55 Value Added    
         81   550-595      573    104.00-126.00     119.87                
         14   550-599      591    120.00-130.00     126.94 Value Added    
         60   600-645      622    102.00-131.00     117.69                
         16   610-623      617    120.00-130.00     125.77 Value Added    
         24   650-695      670    105.00-120.00     110.80                
         14   720-743      738    100.00-116.00     113.02                
         22   729-748      740       121.00         121.00 Value Added    
          4   755-785      764    104.00-114.00     108.95                
          4     765        765       116.00         116.00 Value Added    

                         Feeder Heifers Small 1-2                         
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   600-625      606     82.00-102.50      92.48                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          4   265-295      281    110.00-142.50     128.99                
         16   305-345      329    110.00-137.50     125.52                
         23   350-395      374    115.00-137.50     124.22                
         20   400-445      426    114.00-127.50     121.45                
         14   455-495      471    100.00-125.00     116.15                
         22   500-545      520     90.00-122.00     112.05                
         11   550-590      572     95.00-112.50     106.54                
          4     669        669        90.00          90.00                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5   300-345      331    101.00-127.50     117.43                

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