BC-USDA-Kingsport Catl Actn

9/30/2014 8:45 PM
By Associated Press

NV—LS140
Nashville, TN Tue Sep 30, 2014 USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News
Athens Cattle Auction, Athens, TN
Weighted Average Report for Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Cattle Receipts: 1259 Last week: 1253 Last year: 1100
Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to
the same sale one week ago, prices for Slaughter cows: 1.00 to 3.00
higher. Slaughter bulls: Steady to 1.00 higher. Steers/bulls: Unevenly
steady. Heifers: Steady. Quality plain to average; several attractive.
Slaughter cows 144; Slaughter bulls 24; Total feeder supply 1024; Feeder
steers/bulls 609; Feeder heifers 415; Feeder supply over 600 lbs 188;
Replacement/feeder cows 67.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 205-235 223 330.00-342.00 337.18
9 255-295 278 318.00-350.00 332.48
16 310-345 332 280.00-325.00 301.96
4 315-345 336 327.00-335.00 330.03 Fancy
17 365-395 378 270.00-308.00 290.94
1 360-360 360 320.00 320.00 Fancy
15 405-445 433 240.00-279.00 262.61
5 415-445 433 281.00-290.00 286.39 Fancy
14 465-495 478 240.00-268.00 258.27
13 505-545 527 230.00-241.50 238.62
3 510-545 523 250.00-260.00 254.23 Fancy
2 545-545 545 250.00 250.00 Value Added
12 553-590 565 220.00-242.00 236.32
3 560-585 573 242.00-245.00 243.65 Fancy
18 560-586 574 244.00-256.50 250.14 Value Added
12 600-640 623 203.00-227.00 218.68
1 630-630 630 234.00 234.00 Fancy
19 601-642 622 232.50-244.50 238.85 Value Added
28 658-690 678 206.00-225.00 217.95
8 652-652 652 230.50 230.50 Value Added
7 700-740 719 202.00-215.00 205.34
10 750-799 785 196.00-213.00 204.38
1 825-825 825 194.00 194.00
Medium and Large 3
2 410-430 420 223.00-226.00 224.46
6 465-495 487 215.00-223.00 218.10
8 505-530 522 195.00-211.00 206.71
Holstein Large 3
1 380-380 380 191.00 191.00
2 650-650 650 177.00 177.00
2 810-810 810 168.00 168.00
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
4 255-290 273 260.00-275.00 267.27
1 275-275 275 291.00 291.00 Fancy
14 305-345 335 245.00-275.00 263.44
13 355-395 373 237.00-261.00 246.34
29 405-445 435 227.00-247.00 234.75
19 455-495 478 215.00-236.00 229.57
9 458-488 467 240.00-244.00 241.74 Value Added
33 510-548 533 215.00-230.00 222.65
22 560-597 576 205.00-224.00 215.55
4 578-578 578 231.00 231.00 Value Added
4 625-645 634 210.00-215.00 211.98
3 607-607 607 222.00 222.00 Value Added
10 655-695 671 191.00-206.00 197.24
5 659-659 659 211.00 211.00 Value Added
15 700-745 730 175.00-204.00 193.39
1 765-765 765 185.00 185.00
Medium and Large 3
2 330-340 335 218.00-224.00 221.04
7 365-397 382 210.00-222.50 216.57
5 415-445 431 206.00-217.00 210.44
7 455-490 471 200.00-211.00 202.86
4 530-545 535 190.00-200.00 196.45
Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
14 365-395 386 243.00-281.00 266.04
10 425-445 436 233.00-266.00 248.73
28 453-498 477 227.00-248.00 236.66
15 505-549 529 215.00-235.00 225.73
15 560-585 575 205.00-224.00 219.42
17 605-645 633 198.00-218.00 207.05
7 655-695 670 174.00-204.00 187.33
6 703-745 723 168.00-189.00 177.71
Medium and Large 3
8 410-440 431 193.00-216.00 201.46
4 465-485 475 194.00-213.00 203.70
4 515-535 520 183.00-194.00 191.17
3 555-585 567 171.00-184.00 176.79
Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
9 1170-1385 1290 100.00-110.00 105.60
1 1295-1295 1295 115.50 115.50 High Dressing
1 1245-1245 1245 90.00 90.00 Low Dressing
7 1430-1795 1594 101.00-111.00 107.06
1 2040-2040 2040 105.50 105.50
Boner 80-85% Lean
18 950-1380 1182 104.50-112.50 107.56
11 1015-1330 1228 114.00-120.50 116.96 High Dressing
10 1055-1315 1209 89.00-95.00 92.56 Low Dressing
13 1425-1755 1543 105.00-113.00 108.16
3 1445-1650 1537 115.00-119.00 117.40 High Dressing
5 1415-1495 1459 90.50-95.50 92.81 Low Dressing
Lean 85-90% Lean
11 895-1305 1074 94.00-103.50 99.23
3 985-1165 1063 110.00-115.00 113.27 High Dressing
6 935-980 955 83.50-89.50 86.86 Low Dressing
Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 1355-1480 1420 124.00-134.00 129.95
1 1210-1210 1210 120.00 120.00 Low Dressing
13 1525-2160 1802 126.00-138.00 134.51
3 1810-1910 1868 139.50-143.00 140.80 High Dressing
1 1665-1665 1665 117.00 117.00 Low Dressing
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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