Alabama Auctions Weekly Summary
MG_LS145
Montgomery, AL    Fri Oct 12, 2018    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News 

   Total estimated receipts this week 14,700, last week 16,088 and 
12,325 last year. Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls sold 
steady to 3.00 lower. Replacement cows and pairs sold mostly steady. 
Feeder Steers and bulls sold 4.00 to 8.00 lower. Feeder Heifers sold 
steady to 2.00 lower. Trade active, with moderate demand on feeders. 

***Note: Board sales are listed separately and are not calculated in 
the percentages.*** 
   
            Year to Date 460,374     Year Ago to Date 473,413
                            Percent of Supply
         Ths Wk Lst Wk Lst Yr                   Ths Wk  Lst Wk  Lst Yr
Sltr Cows    7%     7%    7%   *Fdrs over 600 lbs.   11%    23%   21% 
Sltr Bulls   1%     1%    1%   *Fdrs under 600 lbs.  89%    77%    79%
Rep Cows     7%     8%    6%   *Fdr steers 20% heifers 42%  Bulls  38%
         **percent of feeders supply over and under 600 lbs**

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1115-1390 lbs (1293) 
45.00-47.00 (45.82); 1245-1395 lbs low dressing (1328) 40.00-42.00 
(40.75); 1400-1620 lbs (1542) 45.00-47.00 (46.43); 1500-1540 lbs high 
dressing (1513) 50.00-51.00 (50.66); 1400-1655 lbs low dressing (1517) 
40.00-44.00 (42.52).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 132-845 lbs (370) 
44.00-49.00 (47.81); 945-1390 lbs (1157) 44.00-49.00 (46.09); 1035-
1390 lbs high dressing (1213) 50.00-54.00 (51.62); 1005-1375 lbs low 
dressing (1162) 39.00-43.00 (40.78); 1400-1650 lbs (1497) 44.00-48.00 
(45.97); 1400-1435 lbs high dressing (1414) 50.00-52.00 (50.76); 1415-
1530 lbs low dressing (1473) 42.00-43.00 (42.52).  Lean 85-90 percent 
lean 865-1380 lbs (1072) 39.00-44.00 (41.52); 960-1245 lbs high 
dressing (1033) 45.00-47.00 (45.92); 835-1295 lbs low dressing (995) 
34.00-38.00 (36.40). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1130-1465 lbs (1372) 71.00-74.00 
(72.91); 1285-1490 lbs low dressing (1389) 65.00-70.50 (67.28); 1550-
1965 lbs (1761) 70.00-75.00 (72.80); 1535-2215 lbs high dressing 
(1885) 78.00-80.00 (78.86); 1500-1920 lbs low dressing (1672) 65.00-
68.50 (66.97). 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 310-345 lbs (328) 178.00-188.00 
(183.63); 375-395 lbs (384) 167.00-177.00 (171.45); 410-445 lbs (420) 
160.00-165.00 (161.93); 455-495 lbs (476) 154.00-160.00 (157.14); 505-
545 lbs (520) 148.00-154.00 (150.22); 560-595 lbs (574) 143.00-147.00 
(145.20); 605-645 lbs (621) 136.00-143.00 (140.06); 655-685 lbs (668) 
134.00-136.00 (134.62); 705-737 lbs (728) 132.00-134.00 (133.50); 765-
765 lbs (765) 129.00-132.00 (131.50); 772-772 lbs value added (772) 
134.00 (134.00); 810-830 lbs (820) 124.00-128.00 (126.80).  Medium and 
Large 2 320-340 lbs (328) 165.00-175.00 (169.59); 370-390 lbs (376) 
157.00-165.00 (161.63); 405-445 lbs (425) 152.00-157.00 (155.15); 455-
495 lbs (482) 148.00-152.00 (150.23); 515-545 lbs (521) 142.00-148.00 
(145.91); 555-595 lbs (582) 137.00-142.00 (139.00); 613-645 lbs (623) 
132.00-137.00 (134.49); 655-695 lbs (671) 130.00-132.00 (130.57); 705-
745 lbs (728) 125.00-130.00 (126.15); 755-795 lbs (775) 118.00-125.00 
(122.74).  Medium and Large 3 255-255 lbs (255) 160.00-170.00 
(163.33); 315-345 lbs (330) 155.00-160.00 (157.61); 380-395 lbs (386) 
150.00-155.00 (151.14); 405-440 lbs (418) 145.00-150.00 (146.69); 460-
495 lbs (486) 140.00-145.00 (141.80); 505-545 lbs (531) 132.00-140.00 
(136.80); 565-595 lbs (586) 129.00-133.00 (131.47); 640-645 lbs (642) 
125.00-128.00 (126.01); 660-695 lbs (678) 115.00-125.00 (121.72). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 255-295 lbs (275) 157.00-167.50 
(161.57); 310-345 lbs (331) 148.00-155.00 (150.65); 355-395 lbs (373) 
143.00-148.00 (145.35); 410-445 lbs (425) 138.00-143.00 (140.46); 465-
495 lbs (482) 135.00-138.00 (136.16); 505-540 lbs (527) 130.00-135.00 
(132.63); 555-595 lbs (572) 124.00-130.00 (126.32); 605-645 lbs (629) 
120.00-124.00 (121.40); 610-625 lbs replacement (618) 125.00-128.00 
(126.52); 655-695 lbs (668) 115.00-120.00 (118.39); 655-690 lbs 
replacement (673) 122.00 (122.00); 705-735 lbs (716) 112.00-116.00 
(114.43); 703-703 lbs value added (703) 126.00 (126.00); 765-785 lbs 
(775) 108.00-112.00 (109.97).  Medium and Large 2 255-295 lbs (275) 
145.00-155.00 (149.69); 300-345 lbs (325) 140.00-145.00 (142.22); 355-
395 lbs (376) 135.00-140.00 (137.05); 400-445 lbs (427) 130.00-135.00 
(131.85); 455-495 lbs (473) 127.00-130.00 (128.37); 455-455 lbs value 
added (455) 132.00 (132.00); 505-542 lbs (528) 124.00-127.00 (125.40); 
551-595 lbs (569) 120.00-124.00 (121.56); 605-645 lbs (621) 115.00-
120.00 (117.33); 655-670 lbs (667) 112.00-115.00 (113.81); 715-730 lbs 
(724) 107.00-112.00 (109.13).  Medium and Large 3 210-245 lbs (227) 
140.00-145.00 (142.00); 255-290 lbs (270) 135.00-140.00 (137.38); 310-
345 lbs (327) 130.00-135.00 (132.43); 355-395 lbs (378) 127.00-130.00 
(128.42); 405-445 lbs (422) 124.00-127.00 (125.34); 455-495 lbs (474) 
120.00-124.00 (121.84); 505-540 lbs (522) 117.00-120.00 (119.25); 555-
570 lbs (562) 115.00-117.00 (115.60); 605-640 lbs (623) 110.00-115.00 
(112.71); 660-695 lbs (678) 108.00-110.00 (109.72); 705-730 lbs (714) 
102.00-105.00 (104.23). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 255-295 lbs (279) 180.00-190.00 
(185.48); 315-345 lbs (329) 170.00-180.00 (175.44); 360-395 lbs (377) 
160.00-170.00 (165.56); 405-445 lbs (427) 155.00-160.00 (157.12); 455-
495 lbs (474) 145.00-155.00 (151.04); 505-545 lbs (526) 135.00-145.00 
(140.26); 555-595 lbs (573) 130.00-135.00 (133.55); 610-640 lbs (620) 
123.00-128.00 (124.65); 655-680 lbs (668) 118.00-123.00 (120.89).  
Medium and Large 2 210-235 lbs (223) 185.00-190.00 (186.47); 255-295 
lbs (274) 170.00-180.00 (175.34); 310-345 lbs (326) 160.00-170.00 
(165.19); 355-395 lbs (377) 152.00-160.00 (156.61); 410-445 lbs (431) 
145.00-152.50 (148.66); 455-495 lbs (474) 135.00-145.00 (140.83); 505-
545 lbs (527) 130.00-135.00 (132.63); 555-595 lbs (576) 123.00-130.00 
(126.69); 600-645 lbs (626) 118.00-123.00 (120.76); 660-690 lbs (672) 
115.00-118.00 (115.93); 705-745 lbs (729) 110.00-115.00 (112.47); 760-
790 lbs (780) 107.00-110.00 (108.74).  Medium and Large 3 255-295 lbs 
(279) 157.00-165.00 (162.56); 305-345 lbs (321) 150.00-157.00 
(153.41); 355-395 lbs (373) 142.00-150.00 (147.58); 405-445 lbs (428) 
135.00-142.00 (138.28); 455-495 lbs (479) 128.00-135.00 (131.38); 505-
545 lbs (530) 120.00-128.00 (125.03); 555-595 lbs (582) 117.00-120.00 
(119.08); 605-640 lbs (626) 115.00-117.00 (116.01); 655-680 lbs (672) 
110.00-115.00 (113.37); 710-745 lbs (730) 102.00-109.00 (105.95); 755-
785 lbs (770) 95.00-101.00 (98.06). 

Board Sale: Arab, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 61 head 825 lbs 148.50.
Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 8 cent slide up only, and
to be delivered October 12-13, 2018.

Board Sale: Bluegrass Video Sale, Valley Stockyard, Moulton, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 70 head 720 lbs 157.00; Feeder
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 82 head 615 lbs 150.00. Cattle sold
with a 2 percent shrink, 8 cent slide up only, and to be delivered
October 11-18, 2018.

Board Sale: Montgomery Stockyard, Montgomery, Al
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 63 head 800 lbs 147.00; 60 
head 840 lbs 145.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 143 
head 700 lbs 149.00. Cattle sold with a 2 to 3 percent shrink, 10 
cent slide up only, and to be delivered October 9-November 5, 2018.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows: Young to Middle Aged: Large 2: 0-3 mos 
700.00-1000.00; 4-6 mos 1000.00-1300.00; 7-9 mos 1125.00-1425.00; 
Medium 2 0-3 mos 670.00-900.00; 4-6 mos 730.00-1000.00; 7-9 mos 
900.00-1100.00. Small 2: 0-3 mos 400.00-675.00; 4-6 mos 550.00-840.00; 
7-9 mos 800.00- 950.00. Aged: Large 3: 0-3 mos 535.00-700.00; 4-6 mos 
650.00-780.00; 7-9 mos 800.00-1100.00; Medium 3: 0-3 mos 435.00-
600.00; 4-6 mos 490.00- 750.00; 7-9 mos 645.00-875.00 Small 3: 0-3 mos 
270.00-435.00; 4-6 mos 385.00-575.00; 7-9 mos 560.00-610.00. 
Replacement Pairs: Young to Middle Aged Cows with Calves 100-300 lbs: 
Large 2: 1250.00-1500.00; Medium 2:1100.00-1400.00; Small 2 900.00- 
1000.00; Large 3 925.00-1100.00. Medium 3: 700.00-1000.00. Small 3: 
500.00-800.00. 

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC
        Russell Thorne, Market Reporter/Office 334-223-7488 
        For more information contact: montgomery.lgmn@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/MG_ls145.txt 

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