Alabama Auctions Summary
MG_LS144
Montgomery, AL    Fri Oct 12, 2018    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News

Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Thursday Oct 11, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  1,967    Last week:  1,988    Last Year:  1,532

   Compared to a week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 4.00
lower. All feeder classes sold 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Trade moderate with 
moderate demand on feeders. Replacement cows and pairs sold mostly 
steady. Slaughter cows made up 3 percent of the offering, slaughter 
bulls 1 percent, replacement and pairs 6 percent, and feeders 90 
percent. The feeder supply included 10 percent steers, 31 percent 
heifers, and 59 percent bulls. Near 32 percent of the run weighed over 
600 lbs.

           Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1125-1255  1167     45.00-47.00       45.61
   13   1015-1380  1231     42.00-44.00       43.00 Low Dressing

           Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
    6    895-1225  1002     40.00-42.00       41.07 Low Dressing

           Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1665-1865  1748     65.00-70.00       67.82 Low Dressing

           Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    715-715    715       140.00          140.00
    2    765-765    765       137.00          137.00
    3    860-860    860       132.00          132.00

           Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
   12    620-645    640    138.00-140.00      139.34
    9    670-695    673    136.00-138.50      138.21

           Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    665-685    676    126.00-130.00      128.52

           Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
    6    380-395    388    132.50-137.50      134.97
    7    420-445    436    129.00-132.50      130.40
   10    470-490    483    126.00-129.00      127.41
   11    530-545    538    124.00-126.00      125.01
    8    560-590    572    122.00-124.00      123.17
    6    610-630    622    120.00-122.00      120.78
    2    710-710    710    114.00-116.00      115.00

           Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    4    310-330    320    130.00-132.50      131.21
    6    365-370    368    127.50-130.00      128.76
   11    410-440    421    120.00-126.00      123.79
    9    470-480    473    118.00-120.00      119.49
   10    525-540    535    116.00-118.00      116.65
    6    575-590    581    114.00-116.00      115.21
    6    630-645    638    110.00-112.50      111.24
    2    710-745    728    105.00-108.00      106.46

           Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    410-435    428    155.00-160.00      156.83
   14    465-490    479    147.50-154.00      152.61
   13    520-540    528    142.50-147.50      145.59
    8    620-640    635    134.00-140.00      135.35
    6    660-690    672    130.00-134.00      131.31
    5    710-740    722    126.00-130.00      128.36

           Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
    6    320-345    341    152.50-157.50      154.55
    3    375-395    388    147.50-152.50      149.11
    5    430-435    434    145.00-147.50      145.62
   19    470-495    482    140.00-145.00      142.24
   30    515-540    525    132.50-140.00      138.19
   10    570-575    574    130.00-132.50      131.15
   24    625-640    635    125.00-130.00      126.64
    5    670-695    681    122.00-125.00      123.60
    5    710-740    726    120.00-122.50      121.10
    4    765-765    765    115.00-120.00      117.50

           Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    7    365-390    380    135.00-142.50      138.49
    9    420-440    434    130.00-135.00      132.00
    5    465-485    475    125.00-130.00      127.45
    3    625-640    635    118.00-120.00      118.66

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   750.00-1000.00                        600.00-700.00            
4-6 mos   1000.00-1300.00                       700.00-785.00        
7-9 mos   1100.00-1225.00                       800.00-915.00                 

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   600.00-850.00                         435.00-600.00         
4-6 mos   800.00-1100.00                        550.00-750.00      
6-9 mos   1000.00-1300.00                       700.00-800.00        

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   400.00-685.00                         240.00-400.00               
4-6 mos   620.00-825.00                         385.00-575.00         
7-9 mos   800.00-875.00                         ---------------           

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1300.00-1500.00                           1000.00-1100.00    

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1075.00-1375.00                           700.00-900.00       

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          900.00-1200.00                            500.00-800.00            

Source: USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News Service, Montgomery, AL
        David Garcia, OIC / Office 334-223-7488
        Russell Thorne, Market Reporter.                      
        For more information contact: montgomery.lgmn@ams.usda.gov  
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/MG_LS144.txt

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