Lexington Livestock Auction (Mon)
LG_LS140
Frankfort, KY    Mon Apr 16, 2018    USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News
 
Lexington Auction
Weighted Average Report for 04/16/2018
 
Receipts:  610    Last Week:  855    Year Ago:  558
 
Compared to last Monday steer calves sold steady on similar quality to 3.00 lower on 
average quality and fleshy lightweight offerings in a light test.  Heifer calves under
500 lbs sold 2.00 lower and over 500 lbs sold 2.00 higher with moderate to good demand. 
Unseasonable cold front with with rain/snow mixed precipitation reduced demand
for lightweight calves today.   Quality was average through good.  Slaughter cows
and slaughter bulls sold 2.00 lower with moderate demand.

22 replacement cattle,  93 slaughter cattle,  495 feeder cattle.  Today's supply
included 43 percent that weighed over 600 lbs. 29 percent steers and 16 percent
bull calves and 35 percent heifers of total recorded supply. 82 slaughter cows with
93 percent going to slaughter. 16 head of slaughter bulls with 100 percent going
to slaughter.                                                                                   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     340       167.00         167.00
    1    350-400     395       170.00         170.00
   10    400-450     421    157.00-165.00     160.64
   10    400-450     444    167.00-171.00     167.78   Value Added
   16    450-500     483    158.00-168.00     165.13
   10    500-550     520    161.00-162.00     161.69
   10    550-600     576    155.00-161.00     156.57
    5    550-600     564       171.00         171.00   Value Added
    7    600-650     633    139.00-145.00     142.87
   22    600-650     631    148.00-153.00     149.44   Value Added
   16    650-700     658    139.00-145.00     142.18
    5    650-700     664       153.00         153.00   Value Added
   11    700-750     719    133.00-142.00     136.97
   20    700-750     707       147.75         147.75   Yearlings
    5    750-800     764    130.00-133.00     130.60
    1    800-850     845       120.00         120.00
    7    850-900     886    116.00-123.00     121.28
Groups of 20 head or more:
20 head 707 lbs 147.75 Blk-Few Chax

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    200-250     235       150.00         150.00
    1    250-300     295       150.00         150.00
    5    450-500     480    143.00-149.00     145.31
    2    550-600     580    142.00-148.00     144.95
    1    650-700     695       127.00         127.00

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    600-650     640       137.00         137.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     250       146.00         146.00
    6    350-400     372    132.00-147.00     139.76
   25    400-450     432    134.00-145.00     139.78
   26    450-500     475    133.00-142.00     136.04
   16    500-550     523    133.00-139.00     135.86
   16    500-550     534    143.50-148.00     144.82   Value Added
   11    550-600     569    133.00-140.00     135.36
    5    550-600     554    141.00-148.00     142.43   Value Added
    6    600-650     621    125.00-130.00     127.52
   14    600-650     618    133.00-139.00     137.50   Value Added
    5    650-700     676       128.00         128.00
   14    650-700     659    131.00-139.00     134.78   Value Added
    3    700-750     713       123.50         123.50
    7    700-750     708       136.00         136.00   Replacement Quality
   13    700-750     746       128.00         128.00   Value Added
    2    750-800     758    117.00-119.00     118.00
    1    750-800     750       124.00         124.00   Value Added
    4    800-850     816       116.50         116.50
    1    850-900     850        99.00          99.00
    1   1050-1100   1055        92.00          92.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     330       128.00         128.00
    3    500-550     503    118.00-126.00     120.70
    7    550-600     573    124.00-127.00     125.99
    3    600-650     625    119.00-123.00     121.72
    2    650-700     680    118.00-123.00     120.48

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    450-500     475       120.00         120.00
    1    600-650     615       120.00         120.00
    2    650-700     668    117.00-121.00     118.95
    1    950-1000    975        90.00          90.00

               Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     290       112.50         112.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    200-250     245       157.00         157.00
    3    250-300     278    161.00-167.00     162.83
    2    300-350     325    154.00-156.00     154.95
    9    350-400     375    161.00-166.00     164.10
    3    350-400     380    168.00-169.00     168.66   Fancy
    4    400-450     431    162.00-167.00     165.71
    7    450-500     471    140.00-160.00     150.63
    8    450-500     481    166.00-172.00     166.71   Fancy
    9    500-550     510    144.00-164.00     152.40
    9    550-600     583    139.00-149.00     144.08
    4    600-650     624    139.00-145.00     142.96
    1    600-650     600       147.00         147.00   Fancy
    5    650-700     679    127.00-135.00     132.23
    2    700-750     725       129.00         129.00
    1    750-800     785       120.00         120.00
    4    800-850     826    112.00-117.00     113.98
    3    850-900     863       103.00         103.00
    2    900-950     900    106.00-111.00     108.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-350     327    150.00-152.00     150.67
    3    350-400     383    146.00-153.00     150.38
    1    450-500     460       144.00         144.00
    2    500-550     525    132.00-139.00     135.40

                      Feeder Bulls Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     440       142.00         142.00
    1    750-800     785       115.00         115.00

                Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     335       115.00         115.00
    1    350-400     380       128.00         128.00
    1    400-450     430       125.00         125.00
    1    500-550     535       121.00         121.00
    1    550-600     585       105.00         105.00

                    Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    800-1200   1145     54.00-56.00       55.10
   14   1200-1600   1472     55.00-58.00       56.35
    7   1200-1600   1504     59.00-62.00       60.03   High Dressing
    3   1200-1600   1433     52.00-53.00       52.65   Low Dressing
    7   1600-2000   1684     54.00-57.00       55.89
    2   1600-2000   1750        60.00          60.00   High Dressing
    1   1600-2000   1720        51.00          51.00   Low Dressing

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1150        57.00          57.00
    1    800-1200   1130        60.00          60.00   High Dressing
    2    800-1200   1158     45.00-53.00       48.96   Low Dressing
    3   1200-1600   1338     56.00-59.00       57.25
   10   1200-1600   1352     59.00-62.00       60.51   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1245        46.00          46.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    800-1200   1102     51.00-57.00       53.96
    7    800-1200   1001     39.00-50.00       45.05   Low Dressing
    2   1200-1600   1270     53.00-56.00       54.44
    1   1200-1600   1220        61.00          61.00   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1285        49.00          49.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1000-1500   1193     72.00-81.00       76.26
    2   1000-1500   1318     85.00-86.00       85.53   High Dressing
    1   1000-1500   1180        66.00          66.00   Low Dressing
    5   1500-3000   1816     76.00-83.00       79.17
    1   1500-3000   1625        85.00          85.00   High Dressing

              Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    700-800     728     80.00-98.00       89.03
    2    800-1200   1080     85.00-90.00       87.35
    2   1200-1600   1320     85.00-93.00       89.09

           Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1160        73.00          73.00
    2   1200-1600   1288     66.00-69.00       67.60

              Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    800-1200    910    975.00-1100.00   1022.16   4-6 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200    948   1000.00-1010.00   1004.85   4-6 Mos Bred
    3   1200-1600   1413    800.00-960.00     869.20   4-6 Mos Bred
    1   1200-1600   1380       925.00         925.00   7-9 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1175       600.00         600.00   1-3 Mos Bred
    1    800-1200    900       825.00         825.00   4-6 Mos Bred
    1   1200-1600   1435       700.00         700.00   4-6 Mos Bred

               Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1200-1600   1335       625.00         625.00   4-6 Mos Bred

              Bred Cows Small and Medium 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    700-800     737       675.00         675.00   7-9 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Small and Medium 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1200-1600   1325    610.00-750.00     682.91   4-6 Mos Bred

Baby Calves: no test.

**This report reflects the majority of cattle sold with a usda grade,
weight and sex.  This report does not reflect all animals sold on the above date.

Source:  USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Bill Holleran, Market Reporter
         Jodee Inman, OIC  502-782-4139
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LG_LS140.txt
 
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