BC-USDA-Kingsport Catl Actn

8/26/2014 10:00 PM
By Associated Press

NV—LS140
Nashville, TN Wed Aug 27, 2014 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News
Athens Cattle Auction, Athens, TN
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
Cattle Receipts: 1203 Last week: 1169 Last year: 1283
Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to
the same sale one week ago, prices for Slaughter cows: Steady to 2.00
higher. Slaughter bulls: Steady to 1.00 higher. Steers/bulls under 400
lbs 4.00 to 10.00 lower; instances steady; over 400 lbs steady to 5.00
lower. Heifers under 500 lbs 8.00 to 15.00 lower; over 500 lbs steady to
5.00 lower. Quality plain thru attractive; several plain.
Slaughter cows 132; Slaughter bulls 14; Total feeder supply 1013; Feeder
steers/bulls 570; Feeder heifers 443; Feeder supply over 600 lbs 192;
Replacement/feeder cows 44.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
5 225-245 234 300.00-342.50 323.54
7 255-295 284 275.00-320.00 293.51
2 280-295 288 330.00-350.00 339.74 Fancy
13 305-345 323 270.00-305.00 283.34
8 365-395 384 240.00-276.00 257.96
2 365-395 380 288.00-293.00 290.40 Fancy
15 405-445 432 233.00-270.00 246.31
1 430-430 430 285.00 285.00 Fancy
22 455-495 478 222.00-246.00 236.29
4 465-485 473 249.00-255.00 253.01 Fancy
20 505-545 528 211.00-231.00 223.02
2 515-530 523 236.00-244.00 239.94 Fancy
9 520-525 524 237.00-239.00 237.44 Value Added
13 555-595 570 200.00-222.50 214.45
3 560-585 570 232.00-238.00 235.29 Fancy
8 557-583 568 229.00-235.00 231.96 Value Added
13 610-645 630 188.00-216.00 203.02
2 625-645 635 218.00-223.00 220.46 Fancy
9 618-623 621 206.00-219.00 210.31 Value Added
27 658-695 680 181.00-210.00 205.46
3 668-668 668 214.00 214.00 Value Added
3 718-718 718 182.00 182.00
4 704-704 704 207.00 207.00 Value Added
3 750-750 750 190.00 190.00
Medium and Large 3
7 420-440 427 209.00-216.00 211.62
4 488-495 490 202.50-208.00 203.89
2 535-540 538 180.00-189.00 184.48
Holstein Large 3
1 410-410 410 172.00 172.00
2 515-530 523 159.00-161.00 159.99
1 580-580 580 169.00 169.00
2 648-648 648 158.00 158.00
1 650-650 650 158.00 158.00
1 870-870 870 132.00 132.00
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
4 220-245 235 235.00-260.00 252.48
5 260-295 278 230.00-261.00 238.01
15 315-345 328 230.00-252.50 241.68
4 370-385 381 220.00-241.00 227.37
29 408-445 433 210.00-228.00 218.54
1 435-435 435 230.00 230.00 Fancy
38 455-495 473 200.00-222.00 216.47
4 493-493 493 227.50 227.50 Value Added
18 505-545 525 193.00-215.00 206.06
8 505-509 507 220.00 220.00 Value Added
18 550-585 570 195.00-208.00 201.59
19 619-645 635 180.00-201.00 190.34
10 609-615 611 196.00-205.00 201.38 Value Added
18 655-682 663 178.00-193.00 186.20
2 655-655 655 206.00 206.00 Value Added
3 720-740 727 151.00-170.00 163.55
1 795-795 795 171.00 171.00
Medium and Large 3
6 360-393 377 200.00-212.00 205.92
4 410-440 425 190.00-205.00 198.28
6 485-495 493 178.00-190.00 179.97
6 535-545 543 173.00-181.00 179.69
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
11 360-395 378 225.00-255.00 236.15
8 415-445 438 220.00-251.00 231.52
13 460-485 467 213.00-231.00 224.50
16 510-547 532 196.00-216.00 207.35
11 555-595 581 183.00-211.00 196.79
6 610-640 624 175.00-200.00 189.00
2 655-695 675 173.00-181.00 176.88
6 710-745 728 158.00-167.00 162.51
1 785-785 785 161.00 161.00
Medium and Large 3
8 402-415 410 186.00-201.00 192.45
5 465-485 471 177.00-194.00 188.31
5 515-540 524 171.00-182.50 179.42
1 625-625 625 151.00 151.00
Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
6 1070-1355 1214 103.00-111.50 105.73
3 1135-1375 1228 115.00-121.50 118.75 High Dressing
2 1255-1375 1315 92.50-95.00 93.81 Low Dressing
4 1445-1880 1581 104.00-112.50 108.53
1 1570-1570 1570 124.00 124.00 High Dressing
Boner 80-85% Lean
16 1000-1385 1188 101.00-112.00 107.67
5 1145-1355 1242 114.00-123.00 119.27 High Dressing
8 1000-1385 1262 86.50-94.00 89.31 Low Dressing
21 1400-1945 1584 104.00-114.50 109.86
3 1425-1485 1462 115.50-121.00 118.70 High Dressing
2 1520-1745 1633 90.50-93.00 91.84 Low Dressing
Lean 85-90% Lean
7 915-1345 1100 93.00-101.50 96.72
2 960-1195 1078 110.50-112.50 111.61 High Dressing
5 995-1135 1055 78.50-84.50 82.11 Low Dressing
Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 1420-1490 1455 126.50-133.00 129.83
7 1515-2125 1676 124.00-138.00 129.24
3 1595-1955 1822 138.50-150.00 143.61 High Dressing
Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
615 781 5406 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV—LS140.txt


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