Meridian Livestock Auction
JK_LS141
Jackson, MS    Tue Sep 19, 2017    USDA - MS Dept of Ag Market News

Meridian, MS - Meridian Stockyard
Feeder and Slaughter Cattle Report for Mon Sep 18, 2017

Receipts     This week    529       Last Week    402

Compared to last week slaughter cows trended Steady. Slaughter bulls trended 
Steady. Feeder steers trended Steady. Feeder heifers trended Steady. Feeder
consisted of 62 percent steers and 38 percent heifers. Receipts weighing under 
600 lbs 71 percent over 600 lbs 11 percent. Total receipts were made up of 
82 percent feeders, 6 percent slaughter cows and 12 percent Pairs/Replacements. 

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.

    Slaughter Cows:
                Weight (lbs)   Pct Lean     Average Dress        High Dress

 Breakers       850-1200       70-80%        53.50 -   60.00     0.00-       0.00
 Boners         850-1200       80-85%        62.50 -   67.50     0.00-       0.00
 Lean           850-1200       85-90%        58.00 -   61.00     0.00-       0.00
 Lean           750-850        85-90%        46.00 -   54.50     0.00-       0.00
 Lean           under750       85-90%        31.00 -   36.50     0.00-       0.00

    SLAUGHTER BULLS:  Yield grade 1-2  1000-1500 lbs 0.00-0.00; 
1500-2000 lbs 90.00-95.50.

    FEEDER STEERS:  Medium & Large 1-2  
200-300 lbs 180.00-190.00; 300-400 lbs 172.00-178.00; 
400-500 lbs 160.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-150.00; 
600-700 lbs 137.00-144.00; 700-800 lbs 128.00-135.00.

  Medium & Small 1-2  300-400 lbs 162.00-169.00;
400-500 lbs 146.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-139.00.

    FEEDER HEIFERS:  Medium & Large 1-2  
200-300 lbs 160.00-167.00; 300-400 lbs 150.00-157.00; 
400-500 lbs 138.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-138.00; 
600-700 lbs 125.00-132.00.

  Medium & Small 1-2  300-400 lbs 140.00-147.00; 
400-500 lbs 127.00-135.00.

    REPLACEMENT & FEEDER COWS:  Medium & Large 1-2 Middle Aged (4-8 yrs) 
885-1240 Lbs 3-8 months bred 825.00-1350.00.

 Source: Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commerce - USDA Market News Service
         Jackson, MS   Michael Lasseter, Market Reporter, (601) 359-1159
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/jk_LS141

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