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USDA-MG: Alabama Auctions Summary

Montgomery, AL - Fri Feb 09, 2018 - USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News


Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Thursday February 08, 2018.

Cattle Receipts:   600   Last week:  1,464   Last Year:   732

   Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 
steady. All feeder classes sold steady to 2.00 higher. Trade active with 
good demand on feeders. Replacement cows and pairs sold mostly steady. 
Slaughter cows made up 8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 
percent, replacement cows and pairs 11 percent, and feeders 80 percent. 
The feeder supply included 28 percent steers, 43 percent heifers, and 29 
percent bulls. Near 10 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

             Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1050-1355  1243     57.00-62.50       59.28
    3    900-1275  1137     47.00-50.00       48.09 Low Dressing
             
             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
    4    880-975    933     51.00-55.00       52.49

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    420-445    432    179.00-185.00      181.75
    6    450-470    462    173.00-182.00      177.34
    3    510-515    513    166.00-167.00      166.67
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
    9    420-430    429    170.00-176.00      175.35
    4    465-485    475    169.00-173.00      170.49
   13    505-540    514    156.00-165.00      159.89
   17    595-595    595       156.00          156.00
    7    670-670    670       143.00          143.00
    5    715-715    715       131.00          131.00
            
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
    4    350-395    375    159.00-167.50      164.20

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    360-385    374    157.00-161.00      159.50
   16    415-440    436    149.00-156.00      155.20
    4    450-475    468    147.00-150.00      148.77
    4    500-530    518    143.00-146.00      144.01
    7    550-575    567    134.00-137.50      135.63
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
   14    300-345    329    155.00-157.50      155.19
   11    380-395    385    150.00-155.00      153.66
    7    415-445    430    145.00-150.00      147.69
    3    460-495    483    140.00-142.50      140.79
   21    505-545    525    130.00-133.00      131.09
    7    565-590    577    125.00-130.00      128.05
    8    660-690    684    118.00-122.50      118.55
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    9    310-330    318    145.00-152.50      149.66
    6    375-390    380    145.00-147.50      145.86
    5    565-585    575    115.00-122.50      119.47

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    300-335    323    191.00-199.00      193.74
    7    410-440    421    170.00-178.00      174.52
    3    460-495    478    160.00-162.50      161.16
    7    525-545    531    150.00-156.00      154.40
    5    560-580    564    147.50-152.50      148.79
    4    650-685    673    120.00-129.00      123.17
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
    4    375-395    383    165.00-175.00      170.00
    4    410-445    424    160.00-170.00      164.91
   18    470-495    487    152.50-157.50      155.11
    7    505-545    529    141.00-150.00      146.75
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    6    385-385    385       158.00          158.00
    4    450-490    473    140.00-145.00      141.87

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   800.00-1100.00                        680.00-900.00    
4-6 mos   1075.00-1150.00                       750.00-925.00    
7-9 mos   1200.00-1450.00                       850.00-1050.00    

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   655.00-905.00                         465.00-650.00   
4-6 mos   800.00-1150.00                        550.00-790.00      
7-9 mos   890.00-1075.00                        625.00-925.00      

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   450.00-750.00                         300.00-500.00        
4-6 mos   550.00-850.00                         400.00-570.00       
7-9 mos   800.00-975.00                         675.00-680.00           

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1375.00-1560.00                           1160.00                 

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1150.00-1450.00                           725.00-775.00       

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          950.00-1250.00                            600.00-850.00                 

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 334-223-7488
        Johnny Young, Market Reporter.                      
        For more information contact: montgomery.lgmn@ams.usda.gov  
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/MG_ls795.txt

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