Athens Cattle Auction (Wed)
NV_LS140
Nashville, TN      Tue Sep 25, 2018     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Athens Stockyard, Athens, TN
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Sep 25, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  999          Last week: 1379             Last year: 1419

Compared to last week, feeder steers remaining mostly steady, with feeder 
heifers 3.00 to 4.00 lower and feeder bulls 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Slaughter cows 
remaining mostly steady overall with slaughter bulls 1.00 lower.

Feeder: 793				Slaughter: 140			Replacement: 66
 
Slaughter cows made up 15 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 4 percent, and feeders 78 percent.  The feeder supply included 
25 percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 36 percent bulls. Near 32 percent of 
the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Please Note: 
The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes and 
grades of livestock offered for sale.  There may be instances where some sales 
do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the 
report.  Prices are reported on a per cwt. basis, unless otherwise noted.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    310-335    320    155.00-177.50     167.63
    6    355-366    364    150.00-164.00     152.27
    1    395-395    395       171.00         171.00   Fancy
    5    405-440    418    145.00-151.00     147.78
   17    453-495    476    148.00-162.00     156.04
    4    505-535    525    149.00-159.00     155.43
    1    540-540    540       163.00         163.00   Fancy
   25    554-598    568    137.00-147.00     142.42
    2    550-585    568    154.00-157.00     155.45   Fancy
    3    573-573    573       153.00         153.00   Value Added
    3    587-587    587       132.00         132.00   Brahman X
   10    600-645    628    135.00-143.00     139.74
   18    650-695    667    130.00-142.00     138.03
    4    700-725    708    131.00-136.00     133.99
    1    705-705    705       124.00         124.00   Brahman X
    2    760-775    768    134.00-139.00     136.48
    2    805-825    815    119.00-121.00     120.01
    1   1045-1045  1045       110.00         110.00
    1   1050-1050  1050       112.00         112.00
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    360-360    360       140.00         140.00
    1    405-405    405       125.00         125.00
    1    470-470    470       135.00         135.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    370-370    370       145.00         145.00
    2    420-435    428       140.00         140.00
    2    490-490    490    140.00-142.00     141.00
    3    505-535    520    130.00-136.00     132.69
    1    605-605    605       128.00         128.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    250-290    273    152.50-162.50     157.32
    2    305-330    318    150.00-156.00     152.88
    8    355-395    381    134.00-148.00     141.27
   11    400-445    435    131.00-145.00     136.92
    2    415-420    418    147.00-151.00     148.99   Fancy
    3    412-412    412       147.00         147.00   Value Added
   33    455-495    477    130.00-144.00     135.29
    3    450-475    460    148.00-153.00     149.65   Fancy
   30    505-548    523    127.00-141.00     133.47
    2    505-505    505       144.00         144.00   Value Added
    1    530-530    530       120.00         120.00   Full
   24    550-590    568    121.00-135.00     130.67
   28    600-643    618    121.00-133.00     128.50
    5    614-614    614       137.50         137.50   Value Added
    1    605-605    605       115.00         115.00   Brahman X
    9    655-695    670    121.00-129.00     126.34
    2    658-658    658       133.50         133.50   Value Added
    5    700-745    720    119.00-127.00     123.39
    1    765-765    765       124.00         124.00
    1    920-920    920       105.00         105.00
    1   1045-1045  1045        90.00          90.00
    1   1055-1055  1055        94.00          94.00
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    490-490    490       125.00         125.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    295-295    295       132.50         132.50
    1    320-320    320       135.00         135.00
    1    365-365    365       131.00         131.00
    3    400-435    412    115.00-125.00     120.35
    2    470-480    475    121.00-124.00     122.48
    2    505-515    510    121.00-124.00     122.51
    1    750-750    750       110.00         110.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    215-240    228    162.50-185.00     174.37
    1    325-325    325       169.00         169.00
    3    350-385    362    150.00-168.00     156.39
    2    383-383    383       174.00         174.00   Fancy
    7    400-430    414    145.00-160.00     151.41
    1    410-410    410       167.00         167.00   Fancy
    7    455-490    469    143.00-159.00     151.10
    2    470-470    470       165.00         165.00   Fancy
    2    450-450    450       164.00         164.00   Value Added
    2    465-490    478    120.00-130.00     125.13   Brahman X
   33    500-545    519    127.00-141.00     134.35
    3    500-505    502    148.00-149.00     148.66   Fancy
   15    550-595    566    127.00-139.00     131.71
   27    600-645    627    120.00-132.00     127.17
   19    650-695    676    119.00-131.00     126.94
    5    700-745    725    118.00-125.00     121.81
    2    750-770    760    110.00-118.00     113.95
    1    885-885    885        97.00          97.00
    1    920-920    920        86.00          86.00
    1    960-960    960        83.00          83.00
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    310-310    310       130.00         130.00
    3    360-395    377    125.00-135.00     130.15
    2    425-445    435    130.00-138.00     133.91
    4    450-490    469    122.00-135.00     129.37
    1    530-530    530       116.00         116.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    380-395    388    133.00-135.00     134.02
    2    430-445    438    131.00-140.00     135.42
    8    411-411    411       119.00         119.00   Brahman X
    4    450-487    478    131.00-139.00     137.12
    3    520-545    530    115.00-122.00     119.60
    4    550-595    578    118.00-121.00     119.49
    1    895-895    895        87.00          87.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-800    800       870.00         870.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    5    950-1150  1050    825.00-950.00     878.57   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1    900-900    900       890.00         890.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
    1   1200-1200  1200      1100.00        1100.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2    900-1100  1000    850.00-875.00     863.75   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    3   1200-1400  1333  1075.00-1150.00    1101.25   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Aged
    1    900-900    900       600.00         600.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    2   1200-1300  1250    800.00-825.00     812.00   Per Head  1-3 Months Bred
    5   1000-1150  1090    600.00-800.00     696.56   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1300-1300  1300       645.00         645.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Small and Medium 1 - 2 Young
    1    800-800    800       775.00         775.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1155-1395  1243     48.00-50.00       48.91
   11   1425-1875  1629     46.00-54.00       49.73
    1   2045-2045  2045        47.50          47.50
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
   39    970-1390  1237     47.00-56.00       50.95
    8    990-1365  1234     44.50-46.50       45.02   Low Dressing
   17   1420-1590  1496     48.00-55.50       52.10
    3   1400-1600  1475     43.00-46.00       44.25   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   11    950-1315  1127     41.00-48.50       44.81

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1285-1355  1320     76.00-79.50       77.70
    1   1150-1150  1150        70.00          70.00   Low Dressing
   12   1515-1895  1738     74.00-81.50       78.07
    2   1680-1685  1683     85.50-86.50       86.00   High Dressing

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