Sweetwater Cattle Auction
NV_LS152
Nashville, TN      Wed May 16, 2018     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  618          Last week: 594         Last year: 236

Compared to the same sale one week ago, all classes of feeder cattle were 
mostly steady. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls were also steady.

Feeders: 334 Slaughter: 201 Replacements: 83
 
Slaughter cows made up 38 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 
percent, and feeders 59 percent.  The feeder supply included 57 percent 
steers, 22 percent heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 57 percent of the 
run weighed over 600 lbs.

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
    2    210-210    210    190.00-196.00     193.00
    1    265-265    265       191.00         191.00
    2    305-345    325    171.00-175.00     173.12
    2    370-375    373    169.00-171.00     170.01
    5    400-435    415    149.00-161.00     153.23
    7    460-463    463    152.50-154.00     152.71
    2    500-540    520    146.00-160.00     153.27
    1    570-570    570       151.00         151.00
    3    610-615    613    129.00-142.00     135.65
    4    660-695    681    125.00-140.00     131.21
    2    710-745    728    126.00-128.00     126.98
    2    760-785    773    117.00-128.00     122.41
    2    815-840    828    117.00-122.00     119.46
    2    865-870    868    116.50-128.00     122.23
    1   1010-1010  1010        99.00          99.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    500-500    500       139.00         139.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    300-300    300       140.00         140.00
    1    420-420    420       132.00         132.00
    1    695-695    695       126.00         126.00
                             Holstein Large 3
  104    965-975    970     82.50-82.75       82.62   Value Added

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    305-320    313    148.00-151.00     149.54
    3    350-365    358    136.00-144.00     139.62
    6    400-445    425    130.00-144.00     138.12
    8    450-480    470    134.50-145.00     138.43
   12    500-541    523    133.00-143.00     136.29
    5    550-585    565    133.00-142.00     137.19
    6    605-645    623    124.00-134.00     129.47
    3    655-680    663    117.00-123.00     119.32
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    520-520    520       116.00         116.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    345-345    345       125.00         125.00
    1    405-405    405       129.00         129.00
    1    485-485    485       123.00         123.00
    1    505-505    505       124.00         124.00
    3    560-565    562    128.00-129.00     128.67
    1    700-700    700        84.00          84.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    585-585    585       116.00         116.00
    1    670-670    670        95.00          95.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    345-345    345       158.00         158.00
    1    375-375    375       163.00         163.00
    4    430-445    439    149.00-154.00     151.23
   11    450-495    472    145.00-158.00     150.33
    8    500-540    513    138.00-148.00     142.34
   11    560-595    577    131.00-142.00     137.56
    4    605-640    630    125.00-136.00     129.91
    3    655-695    677    118.00-130.00     121.87
    1    735-735    735       113.00         113.00
    3    760-780    768    115.00-116.50     115.83
    1    890-890    890       107.50         107.50
    1    905-905    905       105.00         105.00
    1   1080-1080  1080        81.50          81.50
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    460-460    460       116.00         116.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    375-375    375       145.00         145.00
    1    515-515    515       130.00         130.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    395-395    395       130.00         130.00
    1    420-420    420       117.50         117.50

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1150-1380  1241     50.00-55.00       53.31
    5   1600-1775  1690     51.00-55.50       53.68
    2   2020-2100  2060     51.50-55.00       53.22
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    8    940-1395  1288     57.00-59.00       58.32
   41   1400-1835  1592     54.50-60.50       57.25
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   68    960-1395  1230     49.00-59.50       53.90
    1   1205-1205  1205        61.50          61.50   High Dressing
    4    850-1160   998     44.50-47.50       46.15   Low Dressing
   31   1400-1800  1515     51.00-61.00       55.84
    1   1435-1435  1435        64.00          64.00   High Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1160-1450  1255     73.50-78.50       75.45
    4   1765-2360  2086     74.00-81.50       78.63
    1   1770-1770  1770        85.00          85.00   High Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Wade Matthew, Market Reporter  502-782-4139 
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