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USDA-MG: Alabama Auctions Summary

Montgomery, AL - Thu Dec 7, 2017 - USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News


Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Wednesday December 6, 2017.

Cattle Receipts:  3,598   Last week:  4,596   Last Year:  3,726

   Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows sold 1.00 lower, bulls 
sold steady. Feeder steers and bulls sold 3.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder 
heifers sold 5.00 to 8.00 lower. Demand on feeders moderate. 
Replacement cows and pairs sold steady. Slaughter cows 6 percent, 
bulls 1 percent, replacement cows and pairs 8 percent, and feeders 
85 percent. The feeder supply included 29 percent steers, 42 percent 
heifers, and 29 percent bulls. Near 22 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs.

             Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13   1270-1395  1371     49.00-52.50       49.95
    3   1150-1365  1290     46.00-48.00       47.06 Low Dressing
   10   1435-1630  1549     49.00-54.00       51.64

             Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
   54    980-1395  1158     48.00-53.00       50.59
   14    900-1390  1113     42.00-47.00       44.89 Low Dressing
    3   1440-1485  1455     48.00-51.50       50.31

             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
    4    110-740    268     45.00-49.00       46.23 High Dressing
   10    835-1075   988     38.00-43.00       40.17
    9    840-1005   960     45.00-47.00       46.52 High Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1170-1260  1230     70.00-73.00       71.02
    3   1045-1350  1217     66.00-68.00       66.97 Low Dressing
   11   1565-2085  1720     70.00-75.00       71.97
    3   1755-1795  1775     76.00-78.00       76.99 High Dressing
    5   1535-1785  1690     65.00-69.00       66.51 Low Dressing

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    315-330    323    180.00-190.00      183.47
   14    360-395    387    167.00-175.00      169.93
   17    405-425    411    160.00-167.00      163.94
   10    455-475    459    152.00-160.00      155.96
   23    505-536    518    147.00-152.00      149.75
    9    555-595    576    142.00-147.00      144.23
   27    616-645    622    135.00-143.00      140.54
    7    676-690    682       135.00          135.00
    8    711-740    715    130.00-133.00      132.61
    7    702-702    702       138.00          138.00  Value Added
    3    760-775    770    125.00-135.00      128.29

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
    4    210-215    213    180.00-185.00      183.36
    8    270-295    280    170.00-180.00      174.58
    6    315-340    332    165.00-170.00      168.50
   10    370-395    384    158.00-162.00      159.80
   13    405-440    429    152.00-158.00      154.95
   13    470-475    472    150.00-151.00      150.40
   12    525-545    537    142.00-147.00      143.97
   18    560-589    576    136.00-142.00      139.44
   25    605-620    613    134.00-135.00      134.49

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
    2    255-265    260    164.00-165.00      164.51
    3    315-345    325    157.00-160.00      158.38
    9    365-395    375    148.00-154.00      150.30
    2    405-440    423    147.00-148.00      147.48
    7    465-480    471    140.00-145.00      142.68
    3    515-525    518    134.00-140.00      137.34
    5    615-645    636    129.00-132.00      130.20
    2    710-715    713    120.00-122.00      121.00

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    355-365    359    140.00-144.00      140.62
    8    360-372    365    149.00-150.00      149.62  Value Added
   26    405-425    415    137.00-139.00      137.59
   19    455-490    467    130.00-137.00      131.03
   16    515-537    531    125.00-129.00      126.10
    5    555-595    573    122.00-125.00      122.62
    3    575-575    575       126.00          126.00  Value Added
   22    600-635    620    115.00-122.00      119.09
    5    612-612    612       124.00          124.00  Value Added
    2    690-690    690       120.00          120.00  Value Added
    5    707-707    707       121.00          121.00  Replacement

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
    2    295-295    295    150.00-152.00      151.00
   13    325-345    334    140.00-150.00      142.82
   33    355-395    375    132.00-140.00      135.42
   40    405-435    415    127.00-132.00      129.06
   45    450-495    470    122.00-127.00      124.34
   35    510-545    523    120.00-122.00      120.86
   34    560-595    570    115.00-120.00      116.61
    7    600-635    624    113.00-115.00      114.34
    3    603-603    603       117.00          117.00  Value Added
    8    660-685    673    107.00-112.00      110.21
    3    730-745    735    106.00-108.00      106.68

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
   10    255-280    267    140.00-145.00      142.59
   12    305-340    323    128.00-138.00      132.37
   34    355-395    379    120.00-128.00      125.46
   24    405-445    434    118.00-120.00      119.76
   14    455-495    473    114.00-117.00      114.89
   21    501-545    525    110.00-115.00      112.60
    7    555-580    565    109.00-110.00      109.66
    4    605-615    609    105.00-108.00      106.75
    3    670-670    670    100.00-105.00      101.67

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    310-345    331    170.00-180.00      175.36
   12    355-395    380    164.00-168.00      165.91
   26    405-435    421    150.00-160.00      156.27
   13    455-495    477    147.00-150.00      148.96
    7    500-525    512    140.00-147.00      142.69
   12    555-590    567    130.00-140.00      134.53
    3    660-680    668    120.00-125.00      121.66
    2    775-785    780    119.00-120.00      119.50

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
   10    260-295    276    170.00-180.00      175.64
   13    300-345    328    162.00-170.00      166.19
   12    350-395    366    150.00-160.00      157.33
   28    420-445    433    145.00-150.00      148.02
   33    450-495    469    137.00-145.00      140.38
   23    505-540    515    130.00-136.00      132.51
   15    555-585    568    125.00-130.00      129.01
   14    625-635    628    122.00-125.00      124.24
   17    655-695    676    117.00-120.00      118.57
    5    705-715    710    115.00-117.00      116.01
    3    760-785    768    111.00-115.00      113.64
    3    810-830    817    102.00-110.00      106.36

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    5    255-295    283    160.00-165.00      161.79
   11    305-345    323    150.00-157.50      152.18
    5    355-390    366    145.00-150.00      146.94
   12    410-445    427    135.00-144.00      140.07
   19    455-490    473    130.00-135.00      132.64
   12    515-545    533    125.00-130.00      126.99
    9    575-595    583    120.00-125.00      122.83
    6    615-625    622    112.00-117.00      113.65
    4    755-785    763    100.00-105.00      101.29

Board Sale: Roanoke Stockyard Roanoke, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 127 head 785 lbs 144.25.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 138 head 725 lbs 137.00.
Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 10 cent slide up only,
and to be delivered December 14, 2017.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   830.00-1000.00                        610.00-710.00       
4-6 mos   1075.00-1225.00                       840.00-1000.00    
7-9 mos   1100.00-1350.00                       980.00-1150.00      

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   750.00-990.00                         420.00-650.00         
4-6 mos   790.00-1125.00                        600.00-800.00     
7-9 mos   975.00-1200.00                        800.00-975.00        

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   530.00-750.00                         370.00-450.00      
4-6 mos   700.00-825.00                         400.00-490.00       
7-9 mos   875.00-1175.00                        575.00-725.00        

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1400.00-1600.00                           950.00-1200.00   

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1250.00-1550.00                           875.00-1175.00     

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          1050.00-1350.00                           625.00-750.00      

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 334-223-7488
        Russell Thorne, Market Reporter.                      
        For more information contact: montgomery.lgmn@ams.usda.gov  
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/MG_144.txt

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