Alabama Auctions Summary
MG_LS144
Montgomery, AL    Thu Oct 12 2017    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News

Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Wednesday Oct 11, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  3,246   Last week:  3,373   Last Year:  3,880

   Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 
steady to 1.00 higher. All feeder classes sold steady to 3.00 
higher. Trade active with good demand on feeders. Replacement cows 
and pairs sold mostly steady. Slaughter cows made up 9 percent of 
the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, replacement and pairs 9 
percent, and feeders 81 percent. The feeder supply included 17 
percent steers, 42 percent heifers, and 41 percent bulls. Near 16 
percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

             Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1225-1395  1328     50.00-52.50       50.50
    7   1400-1700  1535     50.00-52.50       51.37
             
             Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
   35    915-1380  1140     53.00-58.00       54.69
    6   1185-1370  1276     59.00-61.00       59.75 High Dressing
   15   1015-1350  1214     47.00-52.00       49.17 Low Dressing
             
             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
   27    810-1240  1028     47.00-50.00       48.33
    6    865-1120   969     40.00-43.00       40.93 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1245-1490  1338     74.00-78.00       75.86
    3   1095-1455  1275     70.00-74.00       71.48 Low Dressing
    7   1610-1915  1765     75.00-78.00       75.64

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    305-315    308    170.00-172.00      170.51
   11    385-395    390    165.00-170.00      166.46
    9    405-448    431    160.00-165.00      162.27
   14    453-485    464    152.00-160.00      155.60
    6    505-525    517    145.00-150.00      147.82
    9    555-590    570    140.00-145.00      142.23
    6    605-645    623    138.00-140.00      138.83
    4    655-695    679    130.00-134.00      132.52
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
    7    305-340    326    157.00-165.00      161.38
    7    355-395    378    157.00-160.00      159.02
   15    410-440    421    150.00-160.00      156.66
    8    455-495    469    147.00-152.00      149.53
   19    500-540    525    140.00-148.00      142.96
   14    555-595    570    134.00-143.00      137.60
    7    603-645    624    130.00-137.00      132.19
    4    655-695    674    124.00-128.00      126.46
    5    705-745    720    120.00-125.00      122.59
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
    3    255-280    270    158.00-162.00      159.95
    3    320-325    323    155.00-158.00      156.83
    7    355-395    381    144.00-154.00      147.54
    4    410-445    426    138.00-145.00      141.29
    5    455-495    475    137.00-140.00      138.82
   10    515-545    534    130.00-140.00      133.85
    5    555-595    577    122.00-132.00      128.17
    5    605-645    635    118.00-125.00      120.95

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    315-330    322    158.00-167.50      162.20
   11    355-385    371    146.00-152.50      149.14
   44    405-445    423    137.00-145.00      141.18
   23    455-490    471    132.00-138.00      135.35
   13    515-545    530    127.00-135.00      131.44
   14    555-595    576    126.00-129.00      126.93
   15    605-645    632    120.00-127.00      123.98
    6    655-685    671    118.00-122.50      120.68
    6    705-745    728    114.00-119.00      116.23
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
    7    305-345    329    148.00-155.00      150.98
   35    350-395    375    135.00-145.00      140.20
   36    400-445    427    129.00-138.00      132.93
   55    455-495    475    124.00-132.00      128.55
   36    500-545    523    119.00-127.00      123.21
   21    555-595    572    116.00-122.00      120.33
   15    605-645    630    110.00-119.00      115.38
    3    655-675    662    104.00-112.00      108.68
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    4    265-275    271    140.00-142.50      141.76
   13    305-345    327    129.00-135.00      130.53
   13    355-395    376    122.00-130.00      124.39
   19    405-445    422    118.00-125.00      122.11
   16    460-490    470    115.00-121.00      119.13
   26    500-545    531    110.00-118.00      116.56
   10    555-595    582    110.00-113.00      112.46
   10    605-625    620    108.00-113.00      109.28

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    310-340    327    170.00-177.00      173.87
   20    360-395    387    158.00-165.00      160.96
   19    405-445    434    150.00-160.00      153.85
   11    455-485    466    142.00-152.00      145.79
   32    501-545    528    135.00-144.00      140.21
   28    555-595    574    130.00-137.00      133.38
   12    620-640    628    124.00-129.00      126.65
    6    655-695    667    115.00-123.00      119.03
    3    715-745    728    116.00-118.00      116.99
    3    755-765    758    112.00-113.00      112.66
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
   10    305-345    323    160.00-168.00      163.82
   13    350-395    375    150.00-160.00      155.30
   29    400-445    430    142.00-151.00      146.94
   34    455-495    475    135.00-145.00      139.72
   29    505-545    530    128.00-138.00      133.87
   25    555-595    577    124.00-130.00      127.37
   20    605-645    625    115.00-125.00      121.18
    9    655-695    681    112.00-117.00      114.30
    8    715-742    734    109.00-112.00      111.50
    3    760-775    767    105.00-110.00      107.33
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    3    340-340    340    145.00-150.00      148.33
   17    365-395    378    138.00-145.00      141.82
   26    405-445    426    130.00-140.00      135.59
   24    455-495    479    123.00-132.00      127.94
   21    505-545    529    117.00-126.00      122.36
   18    560-595    582    114.00-120.00      118.01
    7    605-630    618    105.00-112.00      110.12
   11    705-745    726    100.00-108.00      103.21

Bluegrass Video Sale, Moulton, Al
Feeder Holstein Steers: Large 3: 133 head 775 lbs 99.00. Cattle sold with a 
3 percent shrink, 8 cent slide up only, and to be delivered October 12, 2017.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   825.00-1075.00                        625.00-800.00     
4-6 mos   1000.00-1300.00                       700.00-925.00
7-9 mos   1250.00-1550.00 up to 1650.00         800.00-975.00   

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   730.00-1025.00                        500.00-675.00  
4-6 mos   950.00-1250.00                        600.00-900.00  
7-9 mos   1100.00-1400.00                       750.00-950.00    

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   500.00-775.00                         450.00-750.00      
4-6 mos   600.00-890.00                         500.00-650.00     
7-9 mos   850.00-1000.00                        600.00-850.00     

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1600.00-1900.00                           1150.00-1350.00

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1400.00-1700.00                           900.00-1200.00     

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          1125.00-1275.00                           625.00-925.00       

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 334-223-7488
        Johnny Young, Market Reporter.                      
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