Sweetwater Cattle Auction
NV_LS152
Nashville, TN      Wed Feb 14, 2018     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Feb 14, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  298          Last week: 260         Last year: 405

Compared to the same sale one week ago, calf trends were not established
due to light receipts. Slaughter cows: 3.00-4.00 higher; Slaughter
bulls: Steady.

Feeders: 244 Slaughter: 48 Replacements: 6
 
Slaughter cows made up 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 5 
percent, and feeders 84 percent.  The feeder supply included 74 percent 
steers, 17 percent heifers, and 10 percent bulls. Near 73 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
    3    320-345    328    172.00-181.00     176.85
    1    440-440    440       169.00         169.00
    3    450-480    463    162.00-173.00     166.33
    2    500-525    513    143.00-155.00     149.15
    4    509-509    509       164.00         164.00   Value Added
    1    620-620    620       142.00         142.00
    1    665-665    665       144.00         144.00
   60    840-840    840       143.00         143.00   Value Added
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    320-320    320       165.00         165.00
    1    365-365    365       147.00         147.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    420-420    420       125.00         125.00
    2    505-545    525    112.00-113.00     112.52
                             Holstein Large 3
   70    720-720    720       101.25         101.25   Value Added

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    345-345    345       160.00         160.00
    4    360-395    379    117.00-147.00     136.92
    1    485-485    485       138.00         138.00
    4    478-478    478       144.50         144.50   Value Added
    4    510-525    516    135.00-140.00     136.98
    1    570-570    570       124.00         124.00
    2    585-585    585       137.50         137.50   Value Added
    2    610-615    613    121.00-123.00     122.00
    1    700-700    700       122.00         122.00
    2    770-785    778    114.00-117.00     115.49
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    500-500    500       127.00         127.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    2    275-290    283    133.00-138.00     135.43
    2    305-320    313    120.00-141.00     130.75
    1    390-390    390       134.00         134.00
    1    455-455    455       125.00         125.00
    1    565-565    565       111.00         111.00
    1    600-600    600       105.00         105.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    495-495    495       105.00         105.00
    1    500-500    500       106.00         106.00
    1    590-590    590       100.00         100.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    460-460    460       160.00         160.00
    1    520-520    520       139.00         139.00
    2    580-590    585    133.00-144.00     138.45
    3    620-645    628    128.00-139.50     135.57
    3    650-685    673    126.00-137.00     133.12
    1    700-700    700       126.00         126.00
                             Small 1 - 2
    1    775-775    775        91.00          91.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    380-380    380       138.00         138.00
    2    535-545    540    115.00-124.00     119.54
    1    565-565    565       127.00         127.00
    1    630-630    630       124.00         124.00
    1    685-685    685       118.00         118.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    430-430    430       119.00         119.00
    1    730-730    730       100.00         100.00

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1470-1470  1470        62.50          62.50   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1   1360-1360  1360        54.00          54.00   Low Dressing
    2   1490-1520  1505     63.00-67.50       65.23
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
   15    940-1325  1160     52.50-65.50       58.41
    1   1390-1390  1390        75.50          75.50   High Dressing
    7    835-1065   960     38.50-48.00       42.70   Low Dressing
    1   1500-1500  1500        54.50          54.50

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    905-905    905        61.00          61.00   Low Dressing
    1   1235-1235  1235        78.50          78.50
    2   1135-1480  1308     70.00-74.00       71.74   Low Dressing
    6   1530-1810  1698     73.00-85.00       78.59
    1   1730-1730  1730        69.00          69.00   Low Dressing

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