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USDA-MG: Alabama Auctions Summary

Montgomery, AL - Thu Nov 9, 2017 - USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News


Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Wednesday Nov 8, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  4,433    Last week:  4,883    Last Year:  3,676

   Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady 
to 2.00 lower. All feeder classes sold steady to 3.00 higher. Trade 
active with moderate demand on feeders. Replacement cows and pairs 
sold mostly steady. Slaughter cows made up 6 percent of the offering, 
slaughter bulls 1 percent, Replacement and pairs 16 percent, and 
feeders 77 percent. The feeder supply included 31 percent steers, 
33 percent heifers, and 36 percent bulls. Near 22 percent of the 
run weighed over 600 lbs.

               Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1230-1385  1312     46.00-49.00       47.23
    4   1435-1705  1633     45.00-50.00       46.10

               Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
  112       1265   1265        54.00          54.00 High Dressing
   33    950-1345  1180     47.00-52.00       49.38
    5    975-1315  1226     53.00-56.00       53.80 High Dressing
   13    900-1315  1134     44.00-46.00       45.56 Low Dressing
    5   1465-1600  1546     47.00-50.00       48.43

               Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
   11    850-1305  1026     41.00-45.00       42.94
    4    880-1010   965     35.00-39.00       36.99 Low Dressing

               Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1050-1490  1240     64.00-67.00       65.39 Low Dressing
    8   1515-2305  1739     70.00-75.00       71.71
    3   1520-1705  1590     65.00-69.00       66.75 Low Dressing

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    370-385    374    173.00-180.00      176.37
    7    415-445    427    166.00-174.00      168.85
   23    450-495    477    159.00-166.00      162.08
    6    500-525    515    155.00-159.00      156.51
   13    563-585    570    150.00-153.00      150.93
    6    610-645    628    143.00-150.00      145.62
   24    619-619    619       150.50          150.50  Value Added
    4    665-675    670    137.00-140.00      137.99
    5    710-745    729    135.00-137.00      136.21
   15    713-713    713       141.50          141.50  Value Added
   19    754-754    754       147.50          147.50  Value Added

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
   13    325-340    332    170.00-176.00      171.92
   11    360-395    382    165.00-170.00      167.35
   18    415-445    434    159.00-166.00      161.48
   16    455-495    477    151.00-158.00      153.62
   34    510-545    533    146.00-153.00      148.57
   27    550-595    582    142.00-149.00      145.05
    7    620-640    629    137.00-143.00      140.01
    3    665-685    673    132.00-140.00      136.30

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
    7    360-395    375    154.00-160.00      156.54
    4    410-435    420    149.00-151.00      150.23
    4    455-495    474    144.00-150.00      146.31
    6    515-545    527    140.00-143.00      141.18
    3    560-575    570    136.00-139.00      137.32
    8    610-640    626    127.00-134.00      129.19
    3    655-675    668    125.00-126.00      125.33

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    315-325    320    157.00-160.00      157.81
   12    360-375    368    149.00-158.00      153.94
   11    405-445    420    143.00-149.00      146.56
    7    465-495    476    138.00-146.00      141.95
   10    510-545    523    132.00-137.00      135.40
   15    565-595    585    130.00-134.00      131.79
   14    620-640    628    127.00-133.00      129.35
    4    660-685    674    120.00-126.00      123.53
    3    735-745    742    120.00-122.00      120.66
    9    717-717    717       131.50          131.50  Value Added

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
    5    255-285    276    155.00-160.00      156.80
   13    305-345    319    147.00-157.00      151.80
   17    355-395    377    140.00-148.00      144.64
   25    400-445    426    135.00-142.00      137.70
   41    455-495    478    127.00-136.00      130.54
   37    500-545    523    125.00-130.00      127.67
   10    560-595    576    122.00-127.00      124.19
    9    615-645    627    122.00-125.00      124.00
    7    665-690    679    118.00-120.00      119.72
    5    720-735    729    115.00-120.00      117.38

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    4    280-295    286    147.00-150.00      148.53
    9    315-345    332    138.00-145.00      142.90
    7    355-395    382    127.00-135.00      131.30
    7    405-445    429    127.00-132.00      129.78
   17    450-495    471    118.00-125.00      121.75
    3    610-635    625    115.00-118.00      116.82

               Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    270-290    279    182.00-185.00      183.97
   16    305-345    321    175.00-182.00      177.02
   10    355-395    375    168.00-175.00      171.39
   13    405-440    418    158.00-165.00      160.99
   15    455-470    463    150.00-155.00      153.32
   12    510-540    527    144.00-150.00      145.90
   11    555-585    570    135.00-142.00      137.73
    6    615-645    631    126.00-132.00      129.14
    8    650-695    678    120.00-127.00      123.77
    5    720-745    727    119.00-123.00      120.98
    6    750-785    776    110.00-117.00      115.21

               Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
    3    225-240    230    180.00-185.00      181.74
    6    255-295    273    175.00-180.00      176.42
    9    305-345    338    164.00-170.00      167.92
   20    355-395    376    156.00-164.00      160.56
   31    410-445    432    150.00-156.00      151.69
   24    460-495    476    140.00-148.00      143.61
   31    505-549    526    132.00-141.00      136.32
   21    560-595    576    125.00-131.00      128.46
   12    600-640    624    118.00-126.00      121.93
    4    680-685    683       120.00          120.00

               Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    3    265-285    278    167.50-170.00      168.29
   10    310-345    329    150.00-158.00      152.48
   12    355-390    369    146.00-152.00      149.61
   19    410-445    426    140.00-146.00      140.80
   10    455-485    472    132.00-138.00      134.84
    7    505-530    515    125.00-130.00      126.41
    4    585-595    590    117.00-122.00      120.24
    3    610-610    610    114.00-115.00      114.33

Board Sale: Roanoke Stockyard Roanoke, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 73 head 690 lbs 
153.50; 64 head 780 lbs 149.75; 59 head 850 lbs 154.00;
59 head 850 lbs 152.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large
1-2: 82 head 590 lbs 151.75; 71 head 730 lbs 145.25;
65 head 770 lbs 143.75.  Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink,
10 cent slide up only, and to be delivered November 13, 2017
- January 12, 2018.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   850.00-1025.00                        650.00   
4-6 mos   975.00-1150.00                        685.00-800.00 
7-9 mos   1225.00-1375.00                       895.00  

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   675.00-925.00                         480.00-545.00  
4-6 mos   810.00-1000.00                        625.00-700.00 
7-9 mos   1075.00-1200.00                       800.00

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   450.00-620.00                         300.00-440.00      
4-6 mos   705.00-850.00                         475.00
7-9 mos   -------------                         600.00    

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1525.00                                   ----------------  

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1250.00-1575.00                           875.00-1100.00 

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          1225.00-1425.00                           750.00-925.00 

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 334-223-7488
        Nadia Sigler, Market Reporter.                      
        For more information contact: montgomery.lgmn@ams.usda.gov  
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/MG_144.txt

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