Mississippi Daily Auction Summary
JK_LS140
Jackson, MS    Thu December 7, 2017    USDA-MS Dept of Ag Market News
SUMMARY OF 2 MISSISSIPPI CATTLE AUCTIONS HELD IN LUCEDALE (452) and 
COMO (195) ON Wed Dec 6, 2017

Receipts:         647          Last Week:     1,326        Last Year:     1,026

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaugter cows sold 1.00 to 3.00 lower 
and bulls sold steady. Feeder steers sold steady and 
heifers sold 2.00 to 10.00 lower. 
The supply included 7 percent slaughter cows and 14 percent 
pairs/replacements. The feeder supply included 57 percent steers 
and 43 percent heifers, with an estimated 9 percent of the feeder supply 
weighing 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.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Weight (lbs)  Pct Lean   Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing
Breakers    850-1200      70-80    0.00  -0.00     -----------
Boning      850-1200      80-85    46.00 -49.00    51.00-57.00 
Lean        850-1200      85-90    35.00 -49.00
Lean        750-850       85-90    35.00 -40.00

    SLAUGHTER BULLS:  Yield grade 1-2  1000-1500 lbs 0.00-0.00; 
1500-2000 lbs 71.00-80.00.

    FEEDER STEERS:  Medium & Large 1-2  
200-300 lbs 175.00-198.00; 300-350 lbs 165.00-185.00; 
350-400 lbs 153.00-165.00; 
400-500 lbs 148.00-160.00 few to 167.00; 
500-600 lbs 138.00-158.00; 600-700 lbs 131.00-140.00.

  Medium & Large 3   
200-250 lbs 150.00-165.00; 250-300 lbs 130.00-150.00; 
300-350 lbs 150.00-170.00; 350-400 lbs 140.00-150.00;
400-450 lbs 130.00-150.00; 450-500 lbs 120.00-130.00; 
500-600 lbs 130.00-137.00; 600-700 lbs 122.00-127.00.

    FEEDER HEIFERS:  Medium & Large 1-2  
200-300 lbs 152.00-165.00; 300-350 lbs 150.00-160.00; 
350-400 lbs 130.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-140.00; 
500-600 lbs 116.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 108.00-120.00.

  Medium & Large 3  
200-300 lbs 130.00-140.00; 300-350 lbs 130.00-148.00; 
350-400 lbs 120.00-130.00; 400-500 lbs 120.00-132.00; 
500-600 lbs 110.00-118.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-116.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 4-8 years old, 
850-1300 lbs with 100-300 lbs calves 1200.00-1700.00.
Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years old, 
750-1100 lbs with 200-350 lbs calves 800.00-1100.00.

   Replacements: Medium and Large 1-2 4-8 years old, 
2-8 months bred, 850-1350 lbs, 800.00-1400.00 per head.
Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years old, 5-8 months bred, 
750-1100 lbs, 575.00-875.00 per head.

Source:  USDA-MS Dept of Ag Market News
         Michael Lasseter, 601-359-1159, Jackson, MS
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JK_LS140.txt

         For all livestock market news reports:
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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