Sweetwater Cattle Auction
NV_LS152
Nashville, TN      Thu Nov 22, 2018     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Nov 21, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  131      Last week: not reported       Last year: not reported 

No comparisons available for feeder cattle due to limited comparable receipts, 
however, a lower undertone was noted.  Slaughter cows gauging 3.00 higher with 
slaughter bulls 5.00 higher. 

Feeder: 58				Slaughter: 58			Replacement: 15

Slaughter cows made up 46 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 6 percent, 
replacement cows 7 percent, and feeders 41 percent.  The feeder supply included 
7 percent steers, 50 percent heifers, and 43 percent bulls. Near 46 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                Small and Medium 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    430-430    430       105.00         105.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    510-510    510       108.00         108.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    515-515    515        99.00          99.00
    2    585-590    588    105.00-106.00     105.50
    3    745-745    745        95.00          95.00
    3    830-845    835     81.00-90.00       86.96
    1    940-940    940        77.00          77.00
    2   1108-1108  1108        72.00          72.00
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    345-345    345        81.00          81.00
    1    495-495    495        86.00          86.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    350-350    350       130.00         130.00
    1    415-415    415       113.00         113.00
    2    450-475    463       106.00         106.00
    2    530-535    533    105.00-108.00     106.51
    1    590-590    590       105.00         105.00
    1    645-645    645       104.00         104.00
    3    758-758    758        96.50          96.50
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    345-345    345       115.00         115.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1100-1100  1100       950.00         950.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1   1050-1050  1050       850.00         850.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1300-1300  1300       760.00         760.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Aged
    1   1150-1150  1150       675.00         675.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Small and Medium 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    1    900-900    900       520.00         520.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred

Cow/Calf Pairs: Mid-Aged medium and large frame #1 and 2 cows with calves 
weighing 100-125 lbs. 1040.00 to 1180.00, Aged medium and large frame #1 and 2 
cow with calf weighing 450 lbs. 1175.00. 

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1135-1310  1223     47.00-47.50       47.23
    5   1440-1725  1537     45.00-49.50       47.34
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    850-850    850        43.50          43.50
   12   1030-1395  1167     43.50-50.50       46.79
    2    950-1305  1128     53.00-55.50       54.45   High Dressing
    5   1070-1180  1118     35.00-41.50       37.13   Low Dressing
    2   1425-1555  1490     45.50-47.50       46.46
    1   1515-1515  1515        40.50          40.50   Low Dressing
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    970-1010   990     33.50-37.50       35.54

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1540-1955  1734     68.00-74.00       71.67

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