Alabama Auctions Weekly Summary
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 8:53AM CST
MG_LS145
Montgomery, AL    Fri December 07, 2018    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market 
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Alabama Weekly Livestock Summary

   Alabama livestock auctions for the week ending December 08, 2018.

  Total estimated receipts this week 16,000, last week 20,486 and 
15,307 last year. Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls 
sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Replacement cows and pairs sold mostly 
steady. All feeder classes sold mostly 1.00 to 5.00 higher. Trade 
active, with good demand on feeders. 

***Note: Board sales are listed separately and are not calculated
in the percentages.***

             Year to Date 567,887     Year Ago to Date  584,962
                            Percent of Supply
         Ths Wk Lst Wk Lst Yr                      Ths Wk  Lst Wk  Lst Yr
Sltr Cows    5%     6%    7%  *Fdrs over 600 lbs.   24%    20%     19% 
Sltr Bulls   1%     1%    2%   *Fdrs under 600 lbs. 76%    80%     81%
Rep Cows     8%     7%    9% *Fdr steers 24% heifers 42%  Bulls 34%
             **percent of feeders supply over and under 600 lbs**

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1295-1380 lbs (1361) 45.00-
50.00 (46.81); 1025-1385 lbs low dressing (1255) 40.00-45.00 (40.98); 
1400-1495 lbs (1451) 49.00-50.00 (49.39).  Boner 80-85 percent lean 985-
1380 lbs (1171) 49.00-54.00 (51.76); 910-1355 lbs high dressing (1222) 
55.00-58.00 (56.19); 970-1345 lbs low dressing (1111) 43.00-48.00 
(46.08); 1425-1520 lbs (1469) 49.00-53.00 (51.41); 1435-1595 lbs low 
dressing (1516) 41.50-46.00 (43.79).  Lean 85-90 percent lean 845-1290 
lbs (1066) 42.00-45.50 (43.28); 1110-1350 lbs high dressing (1173) 47.00-
49.00 (48.21); 910-1250 lbs low dressing (1083) 37.00-40.00 (38.32). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1225-1455 lbs low dressing (1338) 
64.00-66.00 (65.03); 1500-2130 lbs (1783) 71.00-76.00 (73.03); 1550-2250 
lbs low dressing (1893) 65.00-69.00 (66.78). 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 310-335 lbs (321) 175.00-185.00 
(180.97); 370-395 lbs (383) 167.00-177.00 (170.74); 415-445 lbs (428) 
162.00-170.00 (165.96); 455-480 lbs (466) 155.00-165.00 (159.34); 515-549 
lbs (538) 147.00-157.00 (149.59); 555-585 lbs (570) 140.00-150.00 
(146.35); 605-640 lbs (622) 137.00-143.00 (140.18); 654-685 lbs (669) 
135.00-147.00 (138.83); 690-690 lbs load (690) 140.00 (140.00); 700-730 
lbs (716) 125.00-135.00 (131.53); 720-745 lbs value added (735) 148.00-
150.00 (149.01); 1144-1144 lbs (1144) 107.00 (107.00).  Medium and Large 
2 255-295 lbs (271) 175.00-185.00 (181.27); 305-345 lbs (328) 167.00-
176.00 (170.57); 360-395 lbs (382) 160.00-170.00 (165.13); 400-445 lbs 
(427) 153.00-162.00 (158.59); 455-495 lbs (475) 147.00-155.00 (150.94); 
500-545 lbs (524) 138.00-148.00 (142.23); 555-595 lbs (572) 132.00-140.00 
(136.48); 600-640 lbs (615) 129.00-135.00 (130.52); 620-620 lbs value 
added (620) 153.00 (153.00); 660-680 lbs (673) 124.00-130.00 (128.25); 
660-660 lbs value added (660) 149.00 
(149.00); 710-735 lbs (718) 120.00-126.00 (124.66); 745-745 lbs value 
added (745) 145.50 (145.50).  Medium and Large 3 315-330 lbs (326) 
160.00-165.00 (160.98); 355-395 lbs (381) 152.00-160.00 (157.95); 405-445 
lbs (430) 147.50-155.00 (152.34); 470-485 lbs (474) 140.00-150.00 
(144.92); 605-645 lbs (633) 125.00-132.00 (126.81). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 215-225 lbs (220) 167.50-170.00 
(168.09); 255-275 lbs (268) 150.00-160.00 (155.06); 305-345 lbs (336) 
146.00-153.00 (150.79); 355-395 lbs (364) 142.00-148.00 (144.74); 405-440 
lbs (424) 137.00-145.00 (141.91); 460-495 lbs (467) 132.00-140.00 
(136.88); 505-545 lbs (522) 127.00-135.00 (131.64); 550-595 lbs (579) 
123.00-130.00 (126.98); 600-645 lbs (632) 120.00-125.00 (121.64); 660-685 
lbs (676) 115.00-123.00 (119.66); 705-745 lbs (730) 110.00-113.00 
(110.84); 715-715 lbs load (715) 133.50 (133.50). 710-710 lbs value added 
(710) 122.00 (122.00).  Medium and Large 2 215-245 lbs (229) 157.50-
165.00 (161.43); 255-295 lbs (276) 142.00-150.00 (144.87); 300-340 lbs 
(319) 138.00-145.00 (141.78); 355-395 lbs (377) 132.00-141.00 (135.22); 
400-445 lbs (423) 127.00-135.00 (129.98); 455-495 lbs (475) 121.00-130.00 
(124.29); 500-545 lbs (525) 115.00-124.00 (119.05); 555-595 lbs (575) 
112.00-118.00 (115.29); 605-640 lbs (626) 110.00-113.00 (111.30); 655-685 
lbs (672) 110.00-113.00 (111.77); 705-745 lbs (729) 106.00-113.00 
(109.75); 760-795 lbs (775) 93.00-95.00 (94.02).  Medium and Large 3 220-
240 lbs (230) 140.00-150.00 (145.36); 260-295 lbs (281) 130.00-140.00 
(135.88); 305-345 lbs (327) 124.00-132.00 (128.62); 355-395 lbs (375) 
117.00-127.00 (122.50); 405-445 lbs (423) 114.00-120.00 (118.20); 455-495 
lbs (474) 110.00-117.00 (113.74); 505-545 lbs (524) 107.00-112.00 
(109.92); 555-595 lbs (563) 104.00-110.00 (107.02). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 255-285 lbs (268) 177.00-185.00 
(180.16); 300-345 lbs (317) 170.00-180.00 (174.02); 355-395 lbs (375) 
163.00-173.00 (167.60); 405-445 lbs (425) 157.00-166.00 (161.36); 450-490 
lbs (467) 150.00-160.00 (153.97); 500-545 lbs (523) 140.00-150.00 
(144.07); 550-595 lbs (568) 133.00-143.00 (137.05); 605-645 lbs (620) 
126.00-136.00 (132.40); 650-685 lbs (668) 115.00-125.00 (119.33); 755-795 
lbs (779) 107.00-116.00 (109.67).  Medium and Large 2 210-245 lbs (233) 
170.00-180.00 (175.50); 255-295 lbs (277) 165.00-173.00 (168.52); 300-345 
lbs (326) 158.00-168.00 (162.40); 355-395 lbs (377) 150.00-160.00 
(154.92); 400-445 lbs (425) 145.00-153.00 (148.21); 455-495 lbs (477) 
138.00-148.00 (143.39); 505-545 lbs (521) 131.00-141.00 (136.19); 550-595 
lbs (576) 124.00-134.00 (127.46); 600-645 lbs (625) 117.00-127.00 
(121.19); 655-690 lbs (678) 112.00-120.00 (116.85); 705-745 lbs (732) 
108.00-115.00 (111.65); 760-780 lbs (769) 105.00-110.00 (108.28).  Medium 
and Large 3 210-235 lbs (224) 162.00-172.00 (167.95); 255-295 lbs (279) 
155.00-162.50 (157.76); 300-345 lbs (326) 147.50-155.00 (150.89); 355-395 
lbs (374) 140.00-150.00 (144.98); 405-445 lbs (422) 132.00-142.00 
(136.48); 450-495 lbs (478) 125.00-135.00 (130.57); 505-545 lbs (530) 
118.00-128.00 (123.34); 555-595 lbs (574) 111.00-120.00 (115.79); 605-645 
lbs (628) 105.00-114.00 (109.66); 655-695 lbs (672) 98.00-105.00 
(101.36). 

Board Sale: Arab, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 132 head 750-800 lbs (762) 138.00-
139.25 (138.62). Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 8 cent slide up 
only, and to be delivered December 06-08, 2018.

Board Sale: Letohatchee, Al
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 390 head 750-800 lbs (775) 135.00-
135.75 (135.63). Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 412 head 700-750  
lbs (730) 131.00-132.10 (131.73). Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 8 
cent slide up only, and to be delivered December 06-10, 2018.

Board Sale: Opp, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 73 head 601 lbs 129.50. Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 79 head 556 lbs 119.00. Cattle sold with 
a 2 percent shrink, 8 cent slide up only, and to be delivered ASAP.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows: Young to Middle Aged: Large 2: 0-3 mos
715.00-925.00; 4-6 mos 925.00-1225.00; 7-9 mos 1150.00-1450.00; Medium 
2 0-3 mos 550.00-800.00; 4-6 mos 700.00-1000.00; 7-9 mos 820.00-1100.00. 
Small 2: 0-3 mos 350.00-650.00; 4-6 mos 460.00-700.00; 7-9 mos 600.00-
900.00. Aged: Large 3: 0-3 mos 570.00-685.00; 4-6 mos 625.00-750.00; 7-9 
mos 730.00-850.00; Medium 3: 0-3 mos 355.00-640.00; 4-6 mos 400.00-
700.00; 7-9 mos 450.00-750.00 Small 3: 0-3 mos 210.00-450.00; 4-6 mos 
350.00-485.00; 7-9 mos 470.00-600.00.

Replacement Pairs: Young to Middle Aged Cows with Calves 100-300 lbs: 
Large 2: 1300.00-1600.00; Medium 2: 975.00-1275.00; Small 2 750.00-
1100.00; Large 3 875.00-1010.00. Medium 3: 640.00-900.00. Small 
3: 450.00-750.00.

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_ls145.txt

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