Knoxville Livestock Center, Knoxville, TN

Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 15, 2019

Cattle Receipts: 392 Last week: not reported Last year: 404

Compared to same sale two weeks ago, feeder heifers and bulls measuring 3.00 lower overall with no comparisons available for feeder steers due to limited comparable receipts. Slaughter cows gauging 4.00 to 5.00 higher with slaughter bulls 2.00 to 3.00 higher.

Feeder: 298 Slaughter: 63 Replacement:31

Slaughter cows made up 14 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, replacement cows 4 percent, and feeders 79 percent. The feeder supply included 12 percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 47 percent bulls. Near 18 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

1 380-380 380 160.00 160.00

2 425-440 433 158.00-162.00 159.97

1 490-490 490 151.00 151.00

7 510-545 534 143.00-156.00 149.01

4 511-511 511 163.00 163.00 Value Added

2 582-582 582 130.00 130.00

1 680-680 680 132.00 132.00

1 710-710 710 127.00 127.00

1 760-760 760 118.00 118.00

2 822-822 822 116.00 116.00

Medium and Large 2 — 3

1 645-645 645 120.00 120.00

Holstein Large 4

1 450-450 450 70.00 70.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 — 2

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

12 315-340 337 134.50-140.00 135.83

7 352-395 371 128.50-137.00 130.64

5 405-445 424 120.00-131.00 124.67

1 415-415 415 136.00 136.00 Fancy

11 450-495 482 125.00-133.00 129.45

9 500-545 523 118.00-129.00 124.62

10 550-590 566 120.00-127.50 123.37

9 600-635 621 109.00-120.00 114.78

3 690-690 690 108.50 108.50

1 710-710 710 111.00 111.00

Medium and Large 2 — 3

3 360-375 368 110.00-123.00 118.25

1 440-440 440 113.00 113.00

2 485-485 485 112.00-113.00 112.50

3 500-545 518 110.00 110.00

1 570-570 570 112.00 112.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 — 2

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

2 255-265 260 160.00-165.00 162.45

7 306-340 320 165.00-168.00 165.90

12 365-395 374 145.00-162.50 156.52

12 405-440 429 140.00-155.00 149.74

2 410-430 420 158.00-162.50 160.30 Fancy

1 415-415 415 137.50 137.50 Full

20 455-495 481 140.00-153.00 147.55

1 460-460 460 157.00 157.00 Fancy

7 500-535 522 128.00-140.00 133.33

8 560-595 575 120.00-138.00 131.04

10 600-645 629 117.00-127.50 122.28

5 715-741 734 117.00-120.00 118.19

1 755-755 755 117.00 117.00

Medium and Large 2 — 3

1 460-460 460 135.00 135.00

1 515-515 515 124.00 124.00

1 580-580 580 110.00 110.00

Bred Cows Medium and Large 1 — 2 Young

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

1 1040-1040 1040 735.00 735.00 Per Head 1-3 Months Bred

1 1000-1000 1000 775.00 775.00 Per Head 4-6 Months Bred

4 1000-1125 1083 775.00-875.00 819.52 Per Head 7-9 Months Bred

Medium and Large 1 — 2 Middle Aged

1 1145-1145 1145 800.00 800.00 Per Head 7-9 Months Bred

1 1200-1200 1200 800.00 800.00 Per Head 7-9 Months Bred

Medium and Large 1 — 2 Aged

1 1040-1040 1040 650.00 650.00 Per Head 4-6 Months Bred

Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

4 1160-1395 1290 57.50-64.50 61.64

Boner 80-85% Lean

1 860-860 860 63.00 63.00

11 900-1285 1086 58.00-67.00 63.49

10 900-1345 1112 68.50-84.00 75.00 High Dressing

3 965-1195 1085 51.50-53.00 52.20 Low Dressing

1 1630-1630 1630 67.00 67.00

2 1465-1505 1485 71.00-77.00 74.04 High Dressing

Lean 85-90% Lean

2 985-1005 995 58.00-59.00 58.51

All-Natural Slaughter Cows:

Breaker: 2 head 61.00-65.00

Boning: (Average Dressing)7 head 58.00-72.00, (High Dressing)1 head 80.00

Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

2 1365-1390 1378 79.00 79.00

3 1195-1220 1210 70.00-77.00 73.98 Low Dressing

1 1585-1585 1585 88.00 88.00

2 1615-1785 1700 95.00-98.50 96.84 High Dressing

All-Natural Slaughter Bulls:

Yield Grade 1: (Average Dressing)2 head 83.00-84.00

(High Dressing)2 head 99.00-102.00

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN

Kristy Tippins, Market Reporter 502-782-4139