Alabama Auctions Summary
MG_LS144
Montgomery, AL    Wed Mar 14, 2018    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News

Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Tuesday March 13, 2018.

Cattle Receipts:   2,593   Last week:   2,879   Last Year:   3,187

   Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady 
to 2.00 lower. All feeder classes sold 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Trade 
moderate with good demand on feeders. Replacement cows and pairs 
sold mostly steady. Slaughter cows made up 7 percent of the offering, 
slaughter bulls 1 percent, replacement cows and pairs 7 percent, and 
feeders 85 percent. The feeder supply included 30 percent steers, 43 
percent heifers, and 27 percent bulls. Near 28 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.

             Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1155-1390  1296     62.00-63.00       62.51
    8   1400-1575  1501     59.00-63.00       60.75
    4   1425-1510  1468     64.00-65.00       64.49 High Dressing
    3   1550-1765  1630     55.00-58.00       56.73 Low Dressing
             
             Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
   25   1025-1375  1171     61.00-65.00       62.97
   16   1020-1385  1212     65.00-69.00       66.52 High Dressing
    6   1135-1325  1235     57.50-59.00       58.25 Low Dressing
   10   1420-1670  1510     61.00-65.00       63.08
             
             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
   15    880-1195  1063     55.00-60.00       57.36
    3    930-1085  1025     61.00-64.00       62.60 High Dressing
   13    810-1035   932     49.00-54.00       50.63 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1015-1260  1178     74.00-77.00       76.14 Low Dressing
    9   1635-1860  1715     85.00-90.00       86.81
    3   1550-1695  1618     79.00-80.00       79.33 Low Dressing

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    305-320    316    191.00-200.00      196.24
   10    365-395    379    182.00-190.00      185.77
    4    405-445    420    177.00-185.00      181.65
   10    460-480    468    168.00-176.00      169.80
    8    520-535    524    164.00-171.00      168.36
    5    555-580    567    155.00-164.00      159.96
    7    605-645    633    143.00-149.00      144.28
   56    621-632    629    151.50-154.25      153.47  Value Added
    7    665-695    671    139.00-142.00      141.27
   21    715-730    725    130.00-140.00      133.29
   53    755-755    755       138.50          138.50
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
   18    365-395    376    172.50-181.00      178.16
    6    420-445    431    169.00-172.00      170.17
    8    455-490    473    164.00-170.00      166.35
   17    505-545    520    156.00-163.00      157.11
   21    565-595    587    149.00-155.00      153.80
    5    620-635    624    145.00-150.00      148.20
   13    830-830    830       127.00          127.00
   10    895-895    895       122.00          122.00

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    310-345    325    164.00-170.00      165.95
   28    355-395    376    156.00-165.00      160.68
   26    405-445    424    150.00-159.00      153.97
   23    455-495    477    145.00-153.00      149.22
   18    452-452    452       166.50          166.50  Value Added
   26    505-535    522    140.00-148.00      143.70
   34    560-595    585    134.00-141.00      140.10
   14    605-635    619    129.00-135.00      131.13
   17    613-613    613       139.50          139.50  Value Added
    3    655-675    663    128.00-132.00      129.98
   12    712-712    712       129.75          129.75  Value Added
   11    785-785    785       127.50          127.50  Value Added
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
    5    260-285    269    165.00-170.00      168.35
   15    300-340    321    158.00-165.00      161.52
   25    355-395    376    150.00-160.00      153.70
   31    400-445    421    143.00-150.00      147.22
   31    455-495    471    137.00-145.00      142.21
   18    505-540    522    130.00-140.00      135.55
    5    565-595    577    126.00-132.50      129.48
    7    610-640    620    125.00-129.00      127.51
    8    660-690    674    120.00-127.50      123.17
    3    710-745    733    117.00-122.50      119.79
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    3    270-280    277    157.00-160.00      158.99
    8    305-345    326    150.00-157.00      153.51
   11    355-395    379    140.00-150.00      144.84
    9    405-445    416    133.00-142.00      139.30
   11    455-495    475    130.00-135.00      133.07
    6    505-545    528    125.00-130.00      127.44

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    305-330    321    190.00-200.00      194.57
    8    350-390    378    180.00-190.00      185.02
   22    405-445    427    175.00-182.00      177.59
   28    455-495    475    167.00-175.00      170.47
   11    505-540    524    160.00-170.00      164.08
   12    550-580    570    150.00-160.00      154.97
    6    600-645    621    140.00-147.00      143.33
    3    655-670    662    136.00-141.00      138.65
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
    4    260-270    263    185.00-190.00      187.97
   10    325-345    336    175.00-185.00      177.36
   12    355-390    368    170.00-175.00      173.23
   26    405-445    422    165.00-172.00      168.38
   27    450-495    476    158.00-166.00      162.78
   20    500-540    522    150.00-158.00      154.65
   11    560-595    575    145.00-153.00      148.34
    6    605-640    622    135.00-142.00      137.95
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    8    305-340    323    165.00-175.00      169.25
    8    410-445    428    160.00-167.00      162.55
   12    450-495    471    152.00-158.00      154.56
    9    505-540    524    145.00-153.00      147.75
    3    620-645    637    125.00-135.00      128.25

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   950.00-1250.00                        825.00                    
4-6 mos   1150.00-1425.00                       875.00-1175.00      
7-9 mos   1250.00-1550.00                       925.00-1225.00      

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   700.00-930.00                         500.00-700.00      
4-6 mos   825.00-1125.00                        675.00-835.00        
7-9 mos   1000.00-1225.00                       735.00-1035.00       

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   510.00-785.00                         320.00-425.00        
4-6 mos   650.00-950.00                         475.00-600.00       
7-9 mos   775.00-1000.00                        535.00-625.00           

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1400.00-1700.00                           1000.00-1250.00         

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1275.00-1550.00                           825.00-1125.00     

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          950.00-1250.00                            700.00-925.00       

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 334-223-7488
        Johnny Young, Market Reporter.                      
        For more information contact: montgomery.lgmn@ams.usda.gov  
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/MG_ls795.txt