Alabama Auctions Summary
MG_LS144
Montgomery, AL   Fri December 07, 2018    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News

Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Thursday December 06, 2018.

Cattle Receipts:   2,003   Last week:   2,814   Last Year:   1,437

  Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 
steady. All feeder classes sold steady to 3.00 lower. Trade moderate 
with moderate demand on feeder cattle. Slaughter cows made up 3 
percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, replacement cows 
and pairs 4 percent, and feeders 92 percent. The feeder supply 
included 24 percent steers, 45 percent heifers, and 31 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   1085-1285  1238     40.00-41.00       40.20
    4   1270-1310  1300     49.00-52.00       49.73 High Dressing
    6   1035-1310  1197     35.00-38.00       35.76 Low Dressing
             
             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    850-1115   987     32.00-34.00       32.41
    5    945-1125  1076     35.00-37.00       36.24 High Dressing
    6    990-1170  1088     28.00-30.00       29.69 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1615-1750  1710     60.00-65.00       61.73 Low Dressing

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   67    690-690    690       140.00          140.00  Load
   27    710-710    710       135.50          135.50
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
    5    320-345    328    160.00-164.00      161.23
    9    365-375    372    151.00-160.00      153.42
    5    405-425    421    142.00-152.00      145.94
    3    460-495    475    130.00-137.00      133.60
    8    520-540    526    125.00-132.00      127.13
   11    565-575    573    122.00-127.00      124.36
    7    605-640    610    120.00-125.00      123.54
    6    670-675    672    118.00-121.00      120.00
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
    5    375-395    381    142.00-147.00      144.03
    4    420-440    429    132.00-141.00      138.20
   11    475-495    479    125.00-129.00      126.63

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    330-345    336    140.00-143.00      141.84
   14    355-390    376    132.00-139.00      134.95
   17    415-445    428    123.00-132.00      128.53
   12    510-540    527    115.00-125.00      120.85
    4    560-595    569    112.00-115.00      112.78
    9    620-625    624    109.00-111.00      110.00
   70    715-715    715       133.50          133.50  Load
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
   18    310-345    332    125.00-135.00      129.86
   30    355-380    374    120.00-128.00      124.56
   21    415-440    429    117.00-123.00      120.92
   16    460-495    476    113.00-120.00      116.10
   34    510-545    521    109.00-115.00      112.66
   13    560-575    569    109.00-112.00      110.45
   11    605-645    618    105.00-112.00      108.80
    8    670-695    678    100.00-108.00      103.75
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    3    330-345    337    120.00-124.00      122.18
    5    370-395    376    115.00-120.00      118.95
    9    410-440    427    110.00-117.50      115.52
   13    460-490    478    107.00-112.50      109.98
    9    510-535    524    100.00-110.00      106.67

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    315-335    324    161.00-167.00      164.16
   15    370-385    378    150.00-159.00      156.12
    5    460-470    462    141.00-144.00      143.39
   11    510-535    525    132.00-138.00      134.86
    6    555-575    569    124.00-130.00      125.30
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
    4    265-290    278    150.00-160.00      154.77
   12    365-395    383    140.00-148.00      143.84
   23    405-445    430    135.00-143.00      139.10
   24    455-490    473    129.00-138.00      133.70
   33    510-545    524    120.00-130.00      125.12
   17    560-595    575    115.00-123.00      119.00
   11    615-640    632    113.00-118.00      115.91
    8    765-780    776    108.00-112.00      110.50
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    4    320-330    325    142.50-145.00      143.73
    9    410-435    421    126.00-131.00      129.05
   20    455-495    476    115.00-125.00      122.22
    6    505-525    516    110.00-118.00      113.63
    3    565-585    572    105.00-110.00      107.69
    4    630-645    639    105.00-108.00      107.01

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   715.00-925.00                         570.00-685.00                   
4-6 mos   925.00-1225.00                        625.00-750.00           
7-9 mos   1150.00-1450.00                       730.00-850.00                 

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   550.00-800.00                         355.00-640.00         
4-6 mos   700.00-1000.00                        400.00-700.00    
6-9 mos   820.00-1100.00                        450.00-750.00        

          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   350.00-650.00                         210.00-450.00               
4-6 mos   460.00-700.00                         350.00-485.00         
7-9 mos   600.00-900.00                         470.00-600.00             

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1300.00-1600.00                           875.00-1010.00      

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          975.00-1275.00                            640.00-900.00     

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          750.00-1100.00                            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_ls795.txt