BC-USDA-Kingsport Catl Actn

4/16/2015 5:30 AM
By Associated Press

NV—LS140
Nashville, TN Wed Apr 15, 2015 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News
Athens Cattle Auction, Athens, TN
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Apr 14, 2015
Cattle Receipts: 1253 Last week: 1024 Last year: 1159
Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to
the same sale one week ago, prices for Slaughter cows: 2.00 to 4.00
higher. Slaughter bulls: 3.00 to 5.00 higher. Steers/bulls: 5.00 to 10.00
lower. Heifers: 4.00 to 7.00 lower.
Slaughter cows 155; Slaughter bulls 43; Total feeder supply 974; Feeder
steers/bulls 541; Feeder heifers 433; Feeder supply over 600 lbs 196;
Replacement/feeder cows 81.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
9 260-295 283 325.00-372.50 347.75
11 280-283 282 353.00-380.00 367.80 Value Added
15 300-345 318 290.00-338.00 318.86
1 310-310 310 360.00 360.00 Thin Fleshed
18 355-395 378 285.00-312.00 301.04
17 389-389 389 320.00 320.00 Value Added
18 400-445 418 281.00-301.00 294.02
23 442-448 447 297.00-308.50 306.03 Value Added
18 455-497 482 260.00-284.00 271.69
3 495-495 495 287.00 287.00 Value Added
4 460-460 460 285.00-295.00 292.50 Thin Fleshed
13 505-545 533 226.00-259.00 245.70
1 510-510 510 270.00 270.00 Fancy
11 503-538 531 262.00-267.00 263.97 Value Added
17 550-593 575 231.00-249.00 238.08
2 560-565 563 254.00-259.00 256.49 Fancy
5 553-580 564 250.00-251.00 250.59 Value Added
9 610-635 619 225.00-238.00 229.09
5 628-628 628 238.00 238.00 Value Added
3 670-685 678 211.00-223.00 218.29
2 658-658 658 240.00 240.00 Value Added
3 710-740 730 208.00-215.00 210.27
6 745-745 745 213.00 213.00 Value Added
Medium and Large 3
4 365-385 380 245.00-255.00 247.40
5 410-445 424 244.00-251.00 246.94
7 460-480 470 240.00-250.00 246.26
4 515-535 530 214.00-221.00 219.30
1 570-570 570 208.00 208.00
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
15 260-295 285 286.00-316.00 303.73
4 259-259 259 309.00 309.00 Value Added
16 305-345 321 278.00-305.00 289.54
1 310-310 310 310.00 310.00 Thin Fleshed
16 365-395 376 251.00-283.00 271.97
24 370-370 370 297.00 297.00 Value Added
6 360-390 365 285.00-295.00 288.42 Thin Fleshed
14 405-445 428 240.00-269.00 252.06
24 431-433 433 264.00-289.00 284.85 Value Added
6 410-435 428 271.00-275.00 271.97 Thin Fleshed
19 455-495 473 233.00-252.00 241.99
12 520-540 533 222.00-238.00 231.35
1 510-510 510 219.00 219.00 Fleshy
9 570-597 583 213.00-228.00 219.11
1 555-555 555 235.00 235.00 Fancy
11 565-591 584 232.50-238.00 233.95 Value Added
9 605-645 619 206.00-215.00 212.42
5 710-740 728 183.00-197.00 192.53
Medium and Large 3
4 360-390 383 243.00-245.00 243.47
10 400-445 426 225.00-239.00 233.94
10 455-469 462 220.00-229.00 224.43
4 505-540 526 205.00-213.00 208.65
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
16 350-395 373 275.00-303.00 289.76
3 373-373 373 307.00 307.00 Thin Fleshed
17 400-445 423 265.00-295.00 283.07
3 448-448 448 289.00 289.00 Thin Fleshed
12 455-495 461 248.00-280.00 259.93
1 495-495 495 293.00 293.00 Thin Fleshed
22 505-545 531 228.00-250.00 236.22
14 555-590 576 217.50-241.00 229.89
1 560-560 560 248.00 248.00 Fancy
12 605-645 627 200.00-225.00 212.60
5 650-690 672 191.00-206.00 198.43
6 715-745 740 183.00-193.00 188.85
5 755-785 775 181.00-191.00 186.36
Medium and Large 3
6 410-445 421 236.00-247.50 245.04
4 465-470 469 222.00-236.00 232.53
4 505-540 523 214.00-220.00 217.10
Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
7 1195-1375 1287 103.00-110.50 107.32
9 1420-1800 1619 102.00-110.00 105.71
1 1480-1480 1480 95.00 95.00 Low Dressing
Boner 80-85% Lean
20 1015-1385 1225 104.50-112.50 108.74
8 1005-1350 1203 116.00-128.00 122.74 High Dressing
3 1100-1335 1188 94.00-97.50 96.10 Low Dressing
16 1440-1895 1582 105.50-113.50 109.67
5 1425-1680 1509 116.00-133.50 123.28 High Dressing
3 1455-1655 1527 95.50-99.00 97.56 Low Dressing
Lean 85-90% Lean
10 900-1155 1023 99.00-106.50 102.69
3 920-1110 1033 112.00-117.50 114.97 High Dressing
3 1025-1115 1060 87.50-93.00 89.44 Low Dressing
Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
11 1185-1460 1333 138.00-146.00 142.00
3 1265-1415 1317 150.00-156.00 152.79 High Dressing
3 1315-1395 1348 130.00-136.00 131.95 Low Dressing
9 1580-2030 1789 141.00-149.00 145.32
9 1500-2120 1763 153.00-167.00 160.27 High Dressing
4 1615-1745 1684 132.00-137.00 134.75 Low Dressing
Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
Jodee Inman, OIC 502-782-4139
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