Sweetwater Cattle Auction
NV_LS152
Nashville, TN      Wed Jan 3, 2018     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

East Tennessee Livestock Center, Sweetwater, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Jan 3, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  324          Last week: N/R       Last year: N/R

No calf market was established since this market was not reported last 
week and today?s quality was mostly plain to unattractive. There was 
also limited receipts due to extreme cold weather.

Feeders: 136 Slaughter: 172 Replacements: 16
  
Slaughter cows made up 65 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 8 
percent, and feeders 27 percent.  The feeder supply included 100 percent 
steers. Near 100 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   60    825-825    825       149.50         149.50   Value Added

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1150-1355  1263     45.00-54.00       49.48
    9   1400-1865  1578     50.00-55.00       53.01
    3   1430-1690  1597     56.00-58.50       56.75   High Dressing
                               Boner 80-85% Lean
    1    310-310    310        56.00          56.00
   20    990-1385  1227     50.50-60.50       55.44
   19   1415-1875  1591     55.00-61.00       57.43
                                Lean 85-90% Lean
    4    690-790    755     35.00-45.00       38.83   Low Dressing
   31    805-1395  1176     48.50-59.50       53.00
    1   1300-1300  1300        64.50          64.50   High Dressing
   34    885-1385  1116     35.00-47.00       44.03   Low Dressing
   18   1415-1620  1483     52.50-60.50       55.38
    1   1465-1465  1465        45.50          45.50   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1070-1455  1259     70.00-79.00       73.46
    1   1455-1455  1455        72.00          72.00   Low Dressing
    5   1540-1965  1727     67.50-75.00       72.19
    2   1570-1920  1745     81.50-82.50       82.05   High Dressing
    1   2045-2045  2045        60.00          60.00   Low Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
        Wade Matthew, Market Reporter  502-782-4139 
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