Carthage Livestock Auction
NV_LS144
Nashville, TN      Sat Dec 16, 2017     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Smith County Commission Co., Carthage, TN
Weighted Average Report for Saturday Dec 16, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  972       Last week: 1060       Last year: 786 

Compared to same sale last week, Slaughter cows 4.00 to 6.00 higher. Bulls 5.00 
higher. Feeder steers and bulls 3.00 to 5.00 higher. Heifers mostly steady.

Feeders 711            Slaughter 68          Replacements 193

Slaughter cows made up 8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, and 
feeders 90 percent.  The feeder supply included 23 percent steers, 50 percent 
heifers, and 27 percent bulls. Near 33 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    311-318    315    151.00-157.00     154.63
   14    399-399    399       164.50         164.50
   18    461-485    465    148.00-155.00     153.78
   25    539-548    541    143.00-149.00     147.78
    4    593-593    593       144.00         144.00
    9    575-584    583    145.50-149.00     148.62   Value Added
   17    638-646    645    133.00-134.50     134.24
   10    650-663    662    133.00-137.00     136.61
    5    684-684    684       137.50         137.50   Value Added
    3    713-713    713       138.00         138.00   Value Added
    4    765-765    765       138.00         138.00
    4    753-753    753       139.00         139.00   Value Added
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    4    310-327    323    133.00-134.00     133.76
    1    485-485    485       130.00         130.00
    1    525-525    525       115.00         115.00
    1    895-895    895       111.00         111.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17    313-323    321       130.00         130.00
   16    387-399    394    129.00-134.00     131.85
   58    453-461    460    125.00-135.75     134.66
   60    528-543    533    121.00-126.00     124.76
    8    525-546    538    126.00-126.50     126.32   Value Added
   29    565-588    584    118.00-124.00     120.26
   16    633-638    635    122.00-124.00     123.25   Value Added
   34    658-673    668    116.00-120.00     117.98
   10    651-651    651       119.00         119.00   Value Added
    4    745-745    745       117.00         117.00
    4    774-774    774       115.50         115.50
    6    909-909    909        95.00          95.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    295-295    295       113.00         113.00
    1    310-310    310       115.00         115.00
    2    390-390    390       121.00         121.00
    7    455-490    460       116.00         116.00
    3    553-553    553       112.00         112.00
    7    600-603    602    110.00-113.00     112.15
    1    820-820    820        95.00          95.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    403-403    403       148.00         148.00
   26    459-472    469    147.00-154.50     152.52
   46    528-535    532    139.00-146.00     143.80
    3    587-587    587       128.00         128.00
   29    608-649    625    123.50-133.50     128.63
   12    679-679    679       122.00         122.00
   10    763-773    769    118.50-120.50     119.71
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
   10    427-440    436       127.00         127.00
    1    520-520    520       120.00         120.00
    4    558-585    572    112.00-115.00     113.54
    2    608-608    608       112.00         112.00
    5    704-704    704       106.00         106.00

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1030-1390  1227     50.50-54.50       52.35
    3   1410-1800  1568     52.00-55.50       53.43
    2   1465-1630  1548     58.00-58.50       58.26   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    830-830    830        50.50          50.50
    1    835-835    835        50.00          50.00   Low Dressing
   11    985-1345  1130     52.00-57.50       54.50
    5    905-1345  1193     57.50-60.00       58.67   High Dressing
    2   1065-1105  1085     49.50-50.50       49.99   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    1    770-770    770        47.00          47.00
    2    770-775    773     40.00-41.50       40.75   Low Dressing
   14    800-1280  1030     44.00-52.00       47.12
    5    855-1275   994     35.00-43.50       39.23   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1285-1450  1390     52.00-65.50       58.05   Low Dressing
    2   1795-1815  1805     73.00-77.50       75.24
    4   1685-2045  1910     78.50-80.50       79.38   High Dressing
    3   1595-1870  1708     59.00-64.50       62.79   Low Dressing

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