Weekly Georgia Auction Cattle Summary
TV_LS145
Thomasville, GA       Fri Dec 22, 2017     USDA-GA Dept of AG Market News

***This report will not be issued for the next two weeks due to the holidays. 
The next report will be issued January 12, 2017.***

Georgia Cattle Auctions Weekly Summary

   Cattle receipts at 20 markets 6,393 compared to 6,662 last week and 
N/S year ago. Compared to last week slaughter cows and slaughter bulls
steady to 2.00 higher, feeder steers mostly steady to 2.00 higher,
feeder bulls and feeder heifers unevenly steady, steer calves steady 
to 1.00 higher, bull calves and heifer calves steady to 2.00 higher,
replacement cows mostly steady to 2.00 higher.

Slaughter cows            18 percent    12 percent    -- percent
Slaughter bulls            3 percent     2 percent     - percent
Feeders over 600 lbs      13 percent    15 percent    -- percent
Feeders under 600 lbs     56 percent    64 percent    -- percent 
Feeder cows               10 percent     7 percent    -- percent
Feeder Steers              9 percent    14 percent     - percent
Feeder Heifers            29 percent    34 percent    -- percent
Feeder Bulls              31 percent    31 percent    -- percent 
 
             Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80                
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price 
    1315-1395  1351     54.00-59.00       57.33
    1165-1355  1283     60.00-64.00       62.65 High Dressing
    1410-1775  1585     53.00-58.00       55.93
    1400-1645  1551     59.00-63.00       60.90 High Dressing

             Slaughter Cows Boners 80-85                        
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
     915-1385  1168     54.00-61.00       57.24
     970-1385  1182     61.00-66.00       63.07 High Dressing
    1070-1375  1215     49.00-53.00       51.70 Low Dressing
    1400-1995  1540     54.00-60.00       56.97
    1435-1830  1604     61.00-67.00       64.24 High Dressing
    1400-1910  1579     48.00-52.00       50.42 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90                         
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
     800-1320  1059     48.00-55.00       51.42
     910-1145  1006     55.00-58.00       56.36 High Dressing
     845-1310  1028     40.00-46.00       43.41 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                           
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1050-1485  1317     75.00-80.00       76.85
    1120-1490  1340     83.00-88.00       85.21 High Dressing   
    1035-1410  1223     68.00-74.00       70.59 Low Dressing
    1500-2055  1709     73.00-80.00       76.16
    1600-1995  1734     83.00-90.00       86.31 High Dressing
    1545-2200  1771     67.00-70.00       68.91 Low Dressing

            Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                      
    400-440    421    164.00-174.00      168.59
    455-485    469    155.00-162.00      158.21
    505-530    515    147.00-157.00      152.67
    550-576    569    141.00-149.00      144.23
    600-645    614    137.00-144.00      140.86
    650-685    666    130.00-140.00      138.62
    
         Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2        
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price   
    355-395    376    157.00-167.00      161.92
    405-440    418    153.00-160.00      157.01
    500-545    523    137.00-147.00      142.07
    555-595    575    130.00-140.00      135.04
    625-635    630    130.00-133.00      132.34

         Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3        
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price   
    400-440    425    140.00-147.00      144.91

        Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1     
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price 
    250-295    276    150.00-156.00      152.17
    300-345    319    145.00-152.00      147.97
    350-390    367    140.00-147.00      143.13
    400-445    419    135.00-143.00      138.15
    450-495    472    132.00-138.00      134.37
    500-547    519    127.00-135.00      130.24
    550-595    573    125.00-130.00      127.15
    605-645    617    122.00-128.00      124.28 
    655-685    666    115.00-122.00      119.23
    720-745    723    111.00-116.00      115.26

        Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2     
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price 
    260-295    285    142.00-150.00      144.53
    310-345    334    137.00-145.00      141.53
    350-395    370    130.00-140.00      134.68
    400-445    429    125.00-132.00      128.47
    450-495    475    120.00-128.00      124.49
    500-545    519    118.00-123.00      120.48
    555-595    574    117.00-121.00      118.64
    600-645    621    114.00-120.00      117.38
    655-690    672    109.00-115.00      112.17
    
        Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3     
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price 
    205-245    232    132.00-137.00      136.01
    260-295    275    129.00-135.00      130.88
    305-345    323    124.00-132.00      127.45
    350-395    374    120.00-125.00      123.45
    400-445    419    117.00-123.00      119.82
    450-495    474    112.00-119.00      114.67
    505-545    525    108.00-115.00      111.26
    555-575    569    105.00-111.00      109.23
   
           Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1        
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price   
    250-295    272    177.00-185.00      181.36
    300-347    339    172.00-180.00      176.30
    355-398    382    165.00-175.00      169.16
    400-445    422    157.00-167.00      161.55
    450-495    473    147.00-157.00      151.68
    500-545    518    137.00-147.00      140.82
    555-595    578    132.00-139.00      136.22
    600-645    625    125.00-135.00      129.22
    650-680    669    122.00-128.00      125.23
    750-765    756    120.00-125.00      123.40
    
           Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2        
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price   
    255-295    279    165.00-175.00      169.55
    300-345    328    157.00-167.00      162.97
    350-395    368    152.00-160.00      157.19
    400-445    423    148.00-155.00      152.60
    450-495    476    135.00-145.00      139.22
    500-545    525    127.00-136.00      131.65
    550-595    570    125.00-130.00      127.38
    600-645    626    115.00-125.00      117.61
    655-695    677    110.00-118.00      113.52
    700-745    720    107.00-113.00      109.35

           Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3         
    Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price    
    250-295    278    152.00-160.00      157.27
    300-345    325    145.00-155.00      149.97
    355-395    374    140.00-147.00      142.82
    400-445    427    130.00-140.00      134.79
    455-495    477    125.00-130.00      128.07
    500-545    520    117.00-125.00      120.81
    550-590    571    110.00-120.00      114.08
    600-645    626    107.00-112.00      110.19

     Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Per Head        
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
   970-1080    1030   1175.00-1225.00   1192.48 4-6 Months Bred 
  1110-1180    1147   1100.00-1250.00   1181.77 4-6 Months Bred 
  1135-1165    1147   1125.00-1400.00   1276.13 7-9 Months Bred 
  1205-1275    1236   1025.00-1325.00   1119.89 4-6 Months Bred 
  1320-1355    1338   1100.00-1400.00   1251.96 7-9 Months Bred 
       
     Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Per Head        
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
   995-1085    1024    690.00-925.00     779.53 1-3 Months Bred 
   900-1090     999    725.00-1010.00    855.60 4-6 Months Bred 
  1015-1090    1035    800.00-1075.00    952.86 7-9 Months Bred 
  1100-1180    1120    650.00-950.00     774.27 4-6 Months Bred 
  1120-1185    1159    875.00-1175.00   1033.54 7-9 Months Bred  
  1210-1260    1235    775.00-825.00     799.49 1-3 Months Bred  
  1215-1260    1237    810.00-1025.00    951.98 4-6 Months Bred   
  1320-1345    1333   1000.00-1025.00   1012.38 7-9 Months Bred    
     
     Cow Calf Pairs  Medium and Large 1-2                
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
  1060-1065    1063   1250.00-1525.00   1362.12 
  1105-1190    1142   1100.00-1400.00   1184.54
  1220-1280    1250   1300.00-1600.00   1466.40
  1400-1460    1421   1200.00-1550.00   1336.98
 
     Cow Calf Pairs  Medium and Large 2-3                 
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
   960-1090    1025    775.00-930.00     857.41
  1100-1165    1126    925.00-1150.00   1034.75
  1205-1295    1247    840.00-1025.00    937.67
  1345-1480    1425   1000.00-1175.00   1123.25
 

Source: USDA-GA Dept of Ag Market News Service, Thomasville, GA
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 229-226-1641
        Johnny Young, Market Reporter.                      
        For more information contact: ThomasvilleGA-LPSMNLS@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/TV_ls145.txt

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