BC-USDA-Kingsport Catl Actn

2/19/2015 9:30 AM
By Associated Press

NV—LS140
Nashville, TN Thur Feb 19, 2015 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News
***MARKET NOT REPORTED THIS WEEK DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER***
Athens Cattle Auction, Athens, TN
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Feb 10, 2015
Cattle Receipts: 1049 Last week: 578 Last year: 898
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: 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Steers/bulls: 6.00 to 11.00
higher. Heifers: 5.00 to 12.00 higher.
Slaughter cows 115; Slaughter bulls 9; Total feeder supply 882; Feeder
steers/bulls 495; Feeder heifers 387; Feeder supply over 600 lbs 184;
Replacement/feeder cows 43.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
4 230-245 240 302.00-340.00 323.01
6 280-295 291 305.00-338.00 321.39
6 310-345 331 300.00-327.50 315.94
16 355-395 381 277.00-307.50 295.72
1 365-365 365 315.00 315.00 Fancy
9 400-445 426 268.00-291.00 281.73
4 405-440 419 293.00-302.00 297.42 Fancy
17 450-495 474 248.00-274.00 260.47
3 455-470 463 280.00-284.00 282.16 Fancy
7 466-497 479 275.00-277.50 276.11 Value Added
12 500-545 529 230.00-252.50 242.76
3 510-535 520 256.00-265.00 259.60 Fancy
10 520-520 520 267.50 267.50 Value Added
18 560-595 573 218.00-240.00 233.92
2 555-575 565 241.00-243.00 241.98 Fancy
15 610-640 631 217.00-231.00 220.95
1 610-610 610 236.00 236.00 Fancy
8 650-680 663 204.00-217.50 210.29
31 697-697 697 209.25 209.25 Value Added
5 702-725 711 206.00-213.00 210.15
2 755-770 763 171.00-186.00 178.43
1 860-860 860 178.00 178.00
2 923-923 923 169.00 169.00
Medium and Large 3
7 410-435 419 225.00-239.00 231.01
3 470-490 483 225.00-235.00 228.24
2 520-540 530 216.00-218.00 217.02
Holstein Large 3
8 393-393 393 190.00 190.00
4 450-450 450 150.00 150.00
3 508-508 508 180.00 180.00
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
4 225-245 234 280.00-300.00 289.06
6 255-280 272 255.00-300.00 272.47
1 295-295 295 307.00 307.00 Fancy
12 310-345 323 247.50-284.00 266.15
10 360-395 376 238.00-275.00 255.82
4 360-360 360 290.00 290.00 Value Added
8 405-445 421 240.00-256.00 246.41
1 425-425 425 263.00 263.00 Fancy
10 420-420 420 258.00 258.00 Value Added
16 460-495 482 220.00-241.00 231.06
2 455-460 458 247.50-252.50 250.01 Fancy
21 505-545 528 216.00-230.00 223.20
1 515-515 515 236.00 236.00 Fancy
5 508-508 508 240.00 240.00 Value Added
13 555-598 583 193.00-210.00 205.34
3 567-567 567 228.00 228.00 Value Added
9 600-633 611 175.00-200.00 189.16
1 635-635 635 181.00 181.00 Fleshy
1 625-625 625 207.00 207.00 Fancy
28 645-645 645 194.00 194.00 Value Added
3 655-665 662 182.00-195.00 186.29
4 669-669 669 209.00 209.00 Value Added
12 700-735 707 170.00-190.00 177.11
4 776-776 776 162.50 162.50
2 838-838 838 146.00 146.00
Medium and Large 3
2 315-345 330 230.00-233.00 231.57
5 385-395 393 217.50-229.00 226.09
6 420-430 426 217.50-225.00 220.44
9 455-490 472 206.00-217.50 214.15
3 510-535 518 203.00-211.00 205.75
4 550-585 571 173.00-182.50 179.60
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
17 350-395 382 244.00-288.00 270.90
17 410-445 431 255.00-285.00 270.73
2 405-435 420 295.00-300.00 297.41 Fancy
14 455-495 477 238.00-257.50 245.90
15 515-535 529 220.00-241.00 232.03
12 555-595 581 216.00-231.00 224.11
11 605-640 618 206.00-221.00 216.58
9 655-690 668 170.00-208.00 192.17
7 720-740 736 175.00-192.50 182.16
3 780-795 787 160.00-174.00 168.79
5 874-874 874 142.00 142.00
Medium and Large 3
6 350-385 377 223.00-235.00 227.13
5 435-440 439 220.00-229.00 221.78
6 455-485 475 211.00-224.00 219.20
4 510-540 525 190.00-208.00 198.74
Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
4 1195-1340 1278 97.00-104.00 100.02
1 1350-1350 1350 111.00 111.00 High Dressing
7 1440-1910 1585 94.50-100.00 96.96
2 1505-1600 1553 105.50-110.50 107.92 High Dressing
Boner 80-85% Lean
16 1105-1390 1261 97.00-107.00 102.19
7 1155-1390 1331 110.00-123.00 114.08 High Dressing
3 1110-1275 1173 89.00-91.50 90.11 Low Dressing
14 1405-1725 1514 97.50-107.00 101.05
7 1420-1785 1513 111.00-127.00 115.83 High Dressing
3 1415-1440 1430 89.00-93.00 91.49 Low Dressing
Lean 85-90% Lean
6 945-1105 1028 93.50-98.50 95.88
1 1015-1015 1015 110.00 110.00 High Dressing
3 885-1065 947 83.50-85.00 84.22 Low Dressing
Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 1365-1365 1365 127.00 127.00
1 1480-1480 1480 141.50 141.50 High Dressing
5 1565-2220 1934 123.00-135.50 131.00
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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