Knoxville Livestock Center, Knoxville, TN

Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Oct 18, 2017

Cattle Receipts: 750 Last week: 675 Last year: 688

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers moderately lower with feeder bulls weighing up to 500 lbs. sharply lower and those weighing over 500 lbs. moderately higher; decreased buyer activity was noted.

Slaughter cows and bulls remaining mostly steady overall.

Feeder: 583 Slaughter: 120 Replacement: 47

Slaughter cows made up 17 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 6 percent, and feeders 77 percent. The feeder supply included 24 percent steers, 50 percent heifers, and 26 percent bulls. Near 29 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 — 2

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

4 365-395 386 130.00-135.00 133.10

4 410-440 420 131.00-144.00 137.72

3 470-490 477 128.00-140.00 132.97

1 485-485 485 108.00 108.00 Brahman X

11 525-538 534 123.00-135.00 126.87

10 550-597 576 127.00-139.50 134.52

7 605-640 611 125.00-135.50 133.17

1 620-620 620 100.00 100.00 Brahman X

11 665-694 691 129.00-138.50 137.67

4 702-710 705 123.00-130.00 127.74

3 753-780 771 114.00-116.00 114.65

2 875-880 878 112.00-114.00 113.00

2 910-910 910 110.00 110.00

Small and Medium 1 — 2

1 500-500 500 115.00 115.00

3 625-632 630 110.00-112.00 111.34

Medium and Large 2 — 3

1 365-365 365 120.00 120.00

1 485-485 485 125.00 125.00

6 563-585 567 110.00-111.00 110.83

Holstein Large 3

1 830-830 830 85.00 85.00

1 1145-1145 1145 64.50 64.50

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 — 2

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

3 262-275 266 110.00-122.50 118.20

3 300-345 325 110.00-120.00 113.38

12 350-390 371 112.00-122.00 118.45

15 410-440 424 110.00-122.50 116.09

1 425-425 425 108.00 108.00 Full

26 450-491 478 110.00-121.00 115.09

1 450-450 450 100.00 100.00 Full

18 500-545 511 108.00-119.50 116.05

2 520-530 525 93.00-95.00 94.01 Full

27 557-595 574 103.00-114.00 110.17

2 575-585 580 118.00 118.00 Fancy

15 600-645 618 102.00-113.00 106.11

1 690-690 690 112.50 112.50

3 715-730 723 108.00-118.00 113.30

7 770-795 776 102.00-115.00 106.40

2 810-815 813 99.00-108.00 103.51

Small and Medium 1 — 2

1 490-490 490 102.00 102.00

1 525-525 525 104.00 104.00

1 715-715 715 98.00 98.00

1 825-825 825 95.00 95.00

Medium and Large 2 — 3

1 455-455 455 100.00 100.00

10 505-536 521 100.00-105.00 102.05

4 580-595 591 95.00-99.50 98.40

3 665-690 678 90.00 90.00

1 840-840 840 89.00 89.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1 — 2

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

4 300-340 314 132.50-145.00 139.15

1 320-320 320 153.00 153.00 Fancy

5 370-395 388 129.00-139.00 133.06

9 400-435 414 118.00-125.00 121.10

1 430-430 430 134.00 134.00 Fancy

16 455-493 473 115.00-128.00 121.17

13 507-548 528 113.00-122.00 115.94

4 550-580 569 112.00-120.00 117.30

5 605-640 614 106.00-119.00 108.81

2 650-665 658 117.00-118.00 117.51

3 710-730 720 107.50-110.00 108.51

1 765-765 765 112.50 112.50

1 820-820 820 99.00 99.00

1 920-920 920 72.50 72.50

3 950-955 952 70.00 70.00

Small and Medium 1 — 2

1 485-485 485 102.50 102.50

1 520-520 520 100.00 100.00

1 590-590 590 90.00 90.00

1 790-790 790 87.50 87.50

Medium and Large 2 — 3

1 330-330 330 127.00 127.00

2 435-435 435 101.00-112.00 106.50

1 565-565 565 104.00 104.00

2 655-655 655 104.00-107.50 105.75

3 700-720 708 89.00-95.00 92.14

1 755-755 755 95.00 95.00

Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

6 1180-1390 1293 46.50-49.50 48.15

2 1045-1235 1140 43.00-44.00 43.54 Low Dressing

3 1460-1680 1545 47.00-49.50 48.39

Boner 80-85% Lean

29 970-1345 1167 56.00-66.00 60.32

5 1335-1375 1353 68.00-72.00 69.80 High Dressing

7 985-1385 1234 48.50-54.50 52.81 Low Dressing

8 1420-1750 1520 58.00-66.00 61.95

2 1405-1440 1423 67.50-70.50 68.98 High Dressing

Lean 85-90% Lean

7 910-1065 988 44.00-51.00 47.15

3 825-1085 942 40.00-41.50 40.58 Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1

Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price

2 1330-1380 1355 79.00-85.00 81.94

2 1255-1465 1360 72.00-76.00 74.15 Low Dressing

13 1545-2110 1818 79.00-87.00 83.72

3 1525-1755 1658 88.00-93.00 90.06 High Dressing

6 1575-2190 1939 72.00-77.00 74.22 Low Dressing

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

Jodee Inman, OIC 502-782-4139