Sweetwater Cattle Auction
NV_LS152
Nashville, TN      Wed Dec 6, 2017     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 6, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  247          Last week: 423      Last year: 573

No trends were established for calves and feeders due to limited 
receipts. However, Slaughter cows were steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter 
bulls were mostly steady.

Feeders: 189 Slaughter: 53 Replacements: 5
  
Slaughter cows made up 22 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 
percent, and feeders 74 percent.  The feeder supply included 29 percent 
steers, 44 percent heifers, and 27 percent bulls. Near 31 percent of the 
run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    305-305    305       147.00         147.00
    4    400-440    416    129.00-144.00     137.99
    3    488-488    488       148.50         148.50   Fancy
    3    520-545    530    128.00-137.00     132.08
    5    553-590    566    124.00-136.00     132.31
    2    605-620    613    128.00-131.00     129.48
    2    670-670    670    124.00-131.00     127.50
    2    715-720    718    113.00-124.00     118.48
    1    815-815    815       113.00         113.00
    1    865-865    865       110.00         110.00
    1   1210-1210  1210        82.00          82.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    270-270    270       135.00         135.00
    1    400-400    400       126.00         126.00
    1    585-585    585       116.00         116.00
    1    615-615    615       119.00         119.00
    1    775-775    775       100.00         100.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    8    310-317    313     92.00-93.50       92.57

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    360-373    369    120.00-131.00     126.36
    4    420-435    426    114.00-118.00     116.23
    7    460-495    481    115.00-122.00     117.70
    9    500-545    520    113.00-120.00     116.65
    9    550-595    568    108.00-118.00     114.13
    5    600-615    606    110.00-115.00     112.20
    3    650-685    663    105.00-111.00     108.61
    1    725-725    725       112.00         112.00
    2    800-825    813     90.00-100.00      94.92
    1    885-885    885        90.00          90.00
    1   1070-1070  1070        74.00          74.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    625-625    625        97.00          97.00
    1    655-655    655        95.00          95.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    490-490    490       109.00         109.00
    3    500-545    523    106.00-110.00     107.97
    3    750-780    768     83.00-93.00       88.66
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    640-640    640        79.00          79.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    320-320    320       143.00         143.00
    5    350-395    371    130.00-139.00     134.78
    4    420-445    430    127.00-131.00     128.75
    2    460-495    478    128.00-140.00     134.22
    3    510-540    528    115.00-133.00     121.47
    4    550-585    565    105.00-115.00     109.55
    3    600-625    610    117.00-119.00     117.66
    3    675-690    682    113.00-116.00     114.33
    1    735-735    735       105.00         105.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    325-325    325       134.00         134.00
    1    355-355    355       118.00         118.00
    2    405-430    418    104.00-117.00     110.69
    2    495-495    495    114.00-117.00     115.50
    3    640-645    642    104.00-111.00     108.65

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1390-1390  1390        45.00          45.00
    1   1730-1730  1730        45.00          45.00
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    2   1270-1385  1328     47.00-53.00       50.13
    4   1405-1810  1648     48.00-53.00       49.88
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   15    875-1325  1135     45.00-56.00       49.21
    2   1140-1205  1173     59.50-60.50       60.01   High Dressing
   10    805-1333  1007     33.50-44.50       38.38   Low Dressing
    3   1405-1500  1447     49.50-53.00       50.87
    1   1555-1555  1555        32.00          32.00   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1125-1285  1205     62.00-67.00       64.33
    1   1080-1080  1080        56.50          56.50   Low Dressing
    3   1630-1840  1727     67.00-74.50       70.54

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