Sweetwater Cattle Auction
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NV_LS152
Nashville, TN      Thu May 9, 2019     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

**Market not reported on May 8, 2019. Below is the previous report.**

East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Apr 24, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  327         Last week: not reported         Last year: 611

Compared to same sale two weeks ago, feeder heifers and bulls measuring 3.00 to 
4.00 higher overall, with no comparisons available for feeder steers due to 
limited comparable receipts.  Slaughter cows gauging 3.00 to 4.00 higher with 
slaughter bulls 5.00 higher. 

**Video lot 1- 2 loads out of 170 mostly black/black white face 95% large and 
medium frame #1 medium flesh vaccinated and dewormed steers weighing est. 830 
lbs. sold for 138.00 per cwt. 

**Video lot 2- 1 load out of 58 mostly black/black white face 95% large and 
medium frame #1 medium to medium plus flesh double-vaccinated and dewormed 
steers weighing est. 840 lbs. sold for 136.50 per cwt. 

**Video lot 3- 1 load out of 76 seventy-five percent black/black white face 95% 
large and medium frame #1 medium flesh double-vaccinated and dewormed heifers 
weighing est. 750 lbs. sold for 125.00 per cwt.

Feeder: 196				Slaughter: 86			Replacement: 45
 
Slaughter cows made up 20 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, 
replacement cows 6 percent, and feeders 71 percent.  The feeder supply included 
8 percent steers, 49 percent heifers, and 43 percent bulls. Near 30 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
    1    275-275    275       169.00         169.00
    1    385-385    385       183.00         183.00
    1    490-490    490       149.00         149.00
    2    580-580    580    147.00-157.00     152.00
    1    610-610    610       139.00         139.00
    1    745-745    745       125.00         125.00
    1    855-855    855       121.00         121.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    555-555    555       135.00         135.00
                             Holstein Large 4
    1    345-345    345        89.00          89.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    220-245    233    150.00-161.00     155.20
    1    205-205    205       177.50         177.50   Fancy
    2    320-335    328    132.00-138.00     134.93
    1    320-320    320       170.00         170.00   Fancy
    5    380-385    381    148.50-150.00     148.80
    3    420-435    428    133.00-143.00     137.72
    4    450-460    458    129.00-143.00     137.22
    2    520-535    528    118.00-130.00     123.91
    1    530-530    530       136.00         136.00   Value Added
   11    550-590    568    121.00-134.00     128.69
    6    605-622    615    120.00-130.00     126.21
    1    620-620    620       116.00         116.00   Fleshy
    4    650-690    673    117.00-124.00     120.96
    2    705-745    725    105.00-110.00     107.57
    1    765-765    765       110.00         110.00
    1    870-870    870        96.00          96.00
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    230-230    230       120.00         120.00
    3    350-390    373    122.00-126.00     124.27
    2    415-415    415    121.00-122.00     121.50
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    405-405    405       116.00         116.00
    4    453-490    465    108.00-117.00     113.96
    2    550-575    563    110.00-112.00     110.98

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    275-295    288    175.00-195.00     188.64
    1    305-305    305       170.00         170.00
    1    310-310    310       196.00         196.00   Fancy
    4    350-385    375    165.00-174.00     170.44
    2    400-410    405    154.00-169.00     161.41
    1    410-410    410       175.00         175.00   Fancy
    2    490-490    490    153.00-163.00     158.00
    9    505-545    526    141.00-156.00     147.07
    2    500-515    508    159.00-160.00     159.49   Fancy
    1    615-615    615       128.00         128.00
    4    660-685    673    114.00-118.00     115.25
    4    710-745    725    108.00-119.00     112.73
    1    780-780    780       104.00         104.00
    3    805-845    823     90.00-102.00      95.57
    1    900-900    900        84.00          84.00
    1    960-960    960        87.00          87.00
                             Small and Medium 1 - 2
    1    520-520    520       129.00         129.00
                             Medium and Large 2 - 3
    1    330-330    330       149.00         149.00
    6    456-480    463    130.00-141.00     135.18
    1    505-505    505       134.00         134.00
    4    688-688    688       107.00         107.00

Bred Cows                  Medium and Large 1 - 2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    700-700    700       650.00         650.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 1 - 2 Middle Aged
    2    950-1150  1050    830.00-860.00     846.43   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1200-1200  1200       910.00         910.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    1   1100-1100  1100       800.00         800.00   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred
                            Medium and Large 2 -3 Middle Aged
    2    900-1100  1000    720.00-725.00     722.75   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
                            Small and Medium 1 - 2 Young
    1    800-800    800       675.00         675.00   Per Head  4-6 Months Bred
    2    700-850    775    650.00-700.00     677.42   Per Head  7-9 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1290-1290  1290        59.50          59.50
    4   1550-1930  1680     52.00-60.50       56.00
    2   1515-1585  1550     61.50-62.50       62.01   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    890-890    890        56.50          56.50
   19    925-1375  1162     50.50-60.00       55.86
    4   1130-1320  1253     64.00-67.00       65.00   High Dressing
    1   1405-1405  1405        55.50          55.50
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    2    865-920    893     37.00-43.00       40.09

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1210-1210  1210        64.50          64.50   Low Dressing
    5   1520-1760  1629     76.00-82.50       78.33

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