Georgia Cattle Auctions
TV_LS140
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 
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Georgia Cattle Auctions Daily Summary
Georgia Livestock Auctions that were held Thursday Dec 21, 2017

Cattle auctions at Calhoun (188), Greensboro (231) and 
Thomaston (40). Receipts Thursday 459 week ago 653 and 
year ago N/S. Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows 
and bulls steady to 1.00 higher, feeder steers, bulls, 
and heifers mostly steady, steer calves, heifer calves, 
and bull calves steady to 2.00 higher, replacement cows 
steady.

Slaughter cows 20 percent; slaughter bulls 6 percent; 
and feeders 64 percent. In the feeder supply, steers made 
up approximately 10 percent of the run; heifers 20 percent; 
bulls 35 percent and replacement cows 35 percent. Feeders 
over 600 lbs totaled around 10 percent.   

            Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
  1070-1365  1278     60.00-66.00       63.11
  1070-1380  1271     68.00-73.00       70.92 High Dressing
   935-1340  1183     54.00-56.00       55.22 Low Dressing
  1405-1815  1601     60.00-65.00       62.14
  1430-1975  1680     68.00-72.00       69.83 High Dressing
  1400-1870  1625     52.00-57.00       53.33 Low Dressing
  
             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   805-1155  1029     45.00-52.00       48.40
  1000-1165  1072     39.00-44.00       40.67 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1                       
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price             
  1570-1925  1836     75.00-81.00       76.75
  1695-1945  1822     85.00-92.00       88.17 High Dressing

         Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   500-545    526    113.00-122.00      118.64
   
         Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   455-495    468    110.00-120.00      113.21
   500-545    515    105.00-111.00      106.94
   555-575    565    100.00-105.00      102.99
   
          Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   355-380    362    164.00-170.00      167.45
   400-440    425    156.00-158.00      156.97
   455-480    463    146.00-148.00      147.00
   500-545    511    137.00-142.00      139.22
   555-575    565    136.00-140.00      137.33

          Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
 Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   355-380    368    156.00-162.00      158.73
   400-445    411    146.00-152.00      148.97
   455-490    470    138.00-140.00      139.35
   500-545    518    125.00-134.00      131.14
   555-595    570    120.00-127.00      123.57
   600-645    625    111.00-120.00      114.37
   
          Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
 Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   255-280    271    152.50-162.50      157.51
   320-335    327    145.00-150.00      148.29
   355-380    367    140.00-150.00      144.95
   405-445    425    129.00-138.00      134.19
   455-495    471    120.00-128.00      123.13
   660-680    672     94.00-100.00       95.97

       Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Per Head                
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
  990-1070    1030    550.00-850.00     688.83 4-6 Months Bred 
 1200-1240    1220    670.00-850.00     758.52 4-6 Months Bred 

     Cow Calf Pairs  Medium and Large 2-3                 
  Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
 1000-1080    1040    820.00-910.00     863.27                 

Source: USDA-GA Dept of Ag Market News Service, Thomasville, GA
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 229-226-1641
        Johnny Young, Market Reporter.                      
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