Carthage Livestock Auction
NV_LS144
Nashville, TN      Sat Feb 24, 2018     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Smith County Commission Co., Carthage, TN
Weighted Average Report for Saturday Feb 24, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  961        Last week: 742          Last year: 886

Compared to same sale last week: Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Bulls 1.00 
higher. Steers under 650 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 higher, over 650 lbs steady. Bulls 
5.00 to 9.00 higher. Heifers mostly steady.

Feeder: 647 Slaughter: 127  Replacement: 187
 
Slaughter cows made up 10 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, 
replacement cows 24 percent, and feeders 64 percent.  The feeder supply included 
35 percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 21 percent bulls. Near 34 percent of 
the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    308-308    308       176.00         176.00
   18    387-392    388    179.00-185.00     183.99
    2    440-440    440       174.00         174.00
    2    445-445    445       184.00         184.00   Value Added
    6    454-454    454       179.50         179.50
    5    523-523    523       165.00         165.00
   12    505-543    517    164.00-176.00     173.08   Value Added
    4    553-553    553       157.50         157.50
   11    562-575    564    161.00-166.00     165.07   Value Added
   13    603-645    617    145.00-154.00     150.91
    8    631-631    631       157.50         157.50   Value Added
    4    664-664    664       147.00         147.00
   24    658-691    674    147.00-154.00     148.84   Value Added
    4    718-723    721    135.00-142.00     138.49
    6    707-707    707       145.00         145.00   Value Added
   16    759-780    762    141.00-143.00     142.74   Value Added
    5    802-802    802       139.00         139.00   Value Added
    2    868-868    868       135.00         135.00   Value Added
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    7    313-313    313       179.00         179.00
    5    365-399    392    155.00-156.00     155.81
    7    429-429    429       167.00         167.00
    1    495-495    495       151.00         151.00
    1    505-505    505       130.00         130.00
    1    575-575    575       135.00         135.00
    1    600-600    600       145.00         145.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    330-330    330       151.00         151.00
   14    402-410    403    143.00-145.00     144.85
   32    452-466    463    144.50-152.25     150.59
    7    484-484    484       151.00         151.00   Value Added
   25    544-544    544       146.00         146.00
   15    500-545    529    147.00-151.00     148.72   Value Added
    2    555-555    555       144.50         144.50
   24    580-581    581    139.00-146.00     144.54   Value Added
    3    632-632    632       128.00         128.00
    2    603-603    603       136.00         136.00   Value Added
   17    653-696    666    123.50-127.00     125.92
   10    650-674    669    125.00-128.00     127.42   Value Added
    5    735-735    735       118.00         118.00
   10    708-708    708       131.50         131.50   Value Added
    4    765-793    786    120.00-126.00     124.54
   10    759-769    763    128.00-129.00     128.40   Value Added
    4    888-888    888       112.00         112.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    4    325-337    334    140.00-141.00     140.76
   13    461-462    462    137.50-146.50     143.04
   11    518-544    537    136.00-138.00     137.47

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21    459-460    460    160.00-169.50     167.69
   11    457-457    457       171.50         171.50   Value Added
   19    510-527    526    154.00-159.00     158.74
    9    537-537    537       163.50         163.50   Value Added
   11    580-590    581    146.00-156.50     155.53
    5    647-647    647       143.00         143.00
    7    700-716    711    124.00-126.00     124.56
    5    767-767    767       124.50         124.50
    2    868-868    868       120.00         120.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
   12    513-535    519    140.00-154.00     150.39
    1    595-595    595       125.00         125.00
    1    605-605    605       124.00         124.00

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10   1205-1380  1297     58.50-65.00       62.12
    6   1405-1645  1520     57.50-65.00       61.81
    1   1585-1585  1585        56.00          56.00   Low Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    885-885    885        61.00          61.00
   21    900-1345  1168     61.50-67.50       64.49
    6   1025-1325  1179     67.00-74.00       69.64   High Dressing
    4   1080-1200  1138     54.00-60.00       57.69   Low Dressing
    1   1465-1465  1465        65.00          65.00
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   11    915-1305  1123     58.00-65.00       60.81
   11    825-1105   959     45.00-56.50       51.13   Low Dressing
    1   1635-1635  1635        62.50          62.50

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1105-1305  1205     86.00-90.00       88.17
    5   1130-1465  1278     75.50-80.50       76.77   Low Dressing
    7   1550-2000  1733     83.00-94.00       86.84
    4   1540-1830  1703     95.00-104.00     100.54   High Dressing

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