Lexington Livestock Auction (Tue)
LG_LS141
Frankfort, KY    Tue Mar 19, 2019    USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News
 
Bluegrass Stockyard - Lexington, KY
Weighted Average Report for 03/19/2019
 
Receipts:  1405    Last Week:  1399    Year Ago:  1061
 
Compared to last Tuesday feeder steers sold mostly steady to
2.00 lower on middleweights with good demand.  Feeder heifers
sold mixed with 400-500 lbs 2.00 higher; over 500 lbs 2.00 lower 
with good demand.  Quality was good through attractive. Slaughter
cows sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower with moderate demand and slaughter
bulls sold steady with good demand.

14 replacement cattle, 131 slaughter cattle, 1260 feeder cattle.
Today's feeder supply included 52 percent steers, 07 percent bulls
and 33 percent heifers, with 49 percent weighing over 600 lbs.          

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    250-300     284    175.00-182.00     179.32
    7    300-350     327    170.00-188.00     178.70
    9    300-350     302       200.00         200.00   Fancy
   16    350-400     363       179.00         179.00
    3    400-450     423    153.00-161.00     158.45
   24    400-450     427    161.00-177.50     169.89   Value Added
    3    450-500     493    153.00-159.00     157.01
   30    450-500     464    160.00-175.00     168.46   Value Added
   12    500-550     530    152.00-161.00     155.97
   27    500-550     528    163.00-172.00     170.14   Value Added
   35    550-600     584    151.00-159.00     153.06
    1    550-600     580       146.00         146.00   Fleshy
  109    550-600     557    158.00-174.50     172.52   Value Added
    9    600-650     619    145.00-149.00     147.10   Value Added
   21    650-700     688    139.00-142.00     139.28
  129    650-700     687    145.25-155.40     150.16   Value Added
    1    700-750     745       133.00         133.00
   17    700-750     722    142.50-144.50     143.19   Value Added
   52    750-800     781       137.30         137.30   Fancy
   12    800-850     830       128.00         128.00
    6    800-850     829       133.50         133.50   Fancy
    2    850-900     897       122.00         122.00
  120    850-900     898       129.95         129.95   Fancy
    1   1000-1050   1025       120.00         120.00
Groups of 20 head or more:
84 head 550 lbs 174.50 Blk Value-Added
40 head 685 lbs 155.40 Mostly Blk Value-Added
46 head 699 lbs 145.25 Blk-Chax Value-Added
52 head 781 lbs 137.30 Blk-Fancy
120 head 898 lbs 129.95 Blk-Few Chax Fancy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    350-400     373    145.00-153.00     149.54
    6    400-450     432    145.00-150.00     149.19
    1    500-550     535       145.00         145.00
    1    550-600     550       149.00         149.00
    2    600-650     622       137.00         137.00
    3    850-900     875    116.00-121.00     119.38
    2    900-950     902       117.00         117.00

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1000-1050   1030       105.00         105.00

                Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    450-500     495       125.00         125.00
    1    550-600     565       121.00         121.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    250-300     293       137.00         137.00
    9    300-350     332    127.50-134.00     132.32
    9    300-350     312    142.00-150.00     146.94   Fancy
    2    350-400     372    132.00-138.00     135.14
    4    350-400     380    141.00-151.00     146.71   Fancy
    4    400-450     415    131.00-138.00     134.89
   45    400-450     439    140.00-153.00     149.31   Value Added
   17    450-500     476    132.00-139.00     136.60
   17    450-500     466    140.00-149.00     142.51   Value Added
   31    500-550     534    129.00-136.00     130.84
   24    500-550     521    137.00-140.00     138.07   Value Added
   49    550-600     568    130.00-135.00     133.33
   10    600-650     628    115.00-124.00     120.12
   49    600-650     645    124.50-130.00     125.02   Value Added
    4    650-700     665    115.00-122.00     116.98
   76    650-700     668    128.00-137.00     136.41   Value Added
   12    700-750     734    112.00-117.00     114.98
    2    750-800     770    113.00-115.00     114.03
    9    800-850     810    110.00-112.00     110.23
    4    800-850     815       121.00         121.00   Value Added
    1    850-900     855       111.00         111.00   Value Added
    2    950-1000    957        90.00          90.00
    3   1150-1200   1151        85.00          85.00
Groups of 20 head or more:
42 head 649 lbs 124.50 Mixed Value-Added
71 head 668 lbs 137.00 Blk Value-Added

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-300     285    122.50-125.00     123.77
    4    300-350     322    116.00-125.00     118.34
    2    350-400     387       126.00         126.00
    4    400-450     435    122.00-128.00     124.51
    8    450-500     474    115.00-129.00     123.80
    8    500-550     524    124.00-128.00     125.99
    5    550-600     558    122.00-124.00     123.40
    1    600-650     625       106.00         106.00
    5    650-700     678    105.00-113.00     109.58
    1    700-750     700        90.00          90.00
    1    850-900     895        84.00          84.00

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    500-550     540       124.00         124.00

               Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    300-350     342     97.50-105.00     101.28
    1    350-400     355       112.00         112.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    200-250     205       142.50         142.50
    1    250-300     295       160.00         160.00
    6    300-350     311    150.00-165.00     152.77
    5    350-400     373    168.00-169.00     168.80
    7    400-450     421    150.00-157.00     153.98
    6    450-500     472    142.00-152.00     146.89
    3    450-500     493       167.00         167.00   Fancy
    3    500-550     520    140.00-146.00     141.96
   11    500-550     503       159.00         159.00   Value Added
    3    550-600     572    138.00-149.00     141.99
    2    600-650     612       132.00         132.00
    5    600-650     630    139.00-142.00     139.61   Fancy
    1    650-700     690       136.00         136.00
    2    650-700     687       139.00         139.00   Fancy
    1    700-750     730       127.00         127.00
    1    750-800     785       104.00         104.00
    1    800-850     815       103.00         103.00
    2    950-1000    960     81.00-84.00       82.52
    1   1000-1500   1060        84.00          84.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     275       152.00         152.00
    6    350-400     378    142.00-143.00     142.83
    2    450-500     465    131.00-132.00     131.50
    6    500-550     522    132.00-136.00     134.98
    1    750-800     790       102.00         102.00
    1    950-1000    975        79.00          79.00

                      Feeder Bulls Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1050-1100   1075        78.00          78.00

                Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    300-350     347       120.00         120.00
    1    550-600     575       125.00         125.00
    1    600-650     635       105.00         105.00

                   Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1185        56.00          56.00
    1    800-1200   1145        57.00          57.00   High Dressing
    1    800-1200   1190        42.00          42.00   Low Dressing
    3   1200-1600   1380     53.00-55.00       53.93
    6   1200-1600   1401     57.00-60.00       58.68   High Dressing
    1   1600-2000   1825        58.00          58.00   High Dressing

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    800-1200   1112     48.00-56.00       52.76
    3    800-1200   1167     57.00-60.00       58.64   High Dressing
    2    800-1200   1128     39.00-47.00       42.81   Low Dressing
    6   1200-1600   1358     49.00-56.00       53.66
   15   1200-1600   1313     57.00-62.00       59.23   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1235        46.00          46.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    800-1200   1083     47.00-52.00       49.89
    3    800-1200   1082     54.00-58.00       56.30   High Dressing
    8    800-1200   1031     33.00-45.00       40.47   Low Dressing
    2   1200-1600   1262     48.00-54.00       51.08
    1   1200-1600   1300        32.00          32.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1000-1500   1350     74.00-81.00       78.25
    6   1500-3000   1849     76.00-83.00       79.53
    5   1500-3000   2026     84.00-90.00       86.05   High Dressing

              Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    700-800     765        73.00          73.00
    1    800-1200    950        81.00          81.00

           Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    800-1200    985     61.00-74.00       67.59

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1160       930.00         930.00   4-6 Mos Bred
    1   1200-1600   1445       800.00         800.00   1-3 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1040       730.00         730.00   7-9 Mos Bred
    1   1200-1600   1430       690.00         690.00   7-9 Mos Bred

               Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1200-1600   1210       580.00         580.00   1-3 Mos Bred

               Bred Cows Small and Medium 2-3 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200    990       400.00         400.00   4-6 Mos Bred

         Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1200-1600   1375    725.00-800.00     765.50

Baby Calves: beef 300.00.

This report reflects the majority of cattle 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, 502-782-4139
         24 Hour Market Report 1-800-327-6568
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LG_LS141.txt
 
 
 
 
 
 
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