Alabama Auctions Summary
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 8:15AM CDT
MG_LS144
Montgomery, AL   Fri March 15, 2019    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market News

Alabama Auctions Daily Summary
Alabama Livestock auctions that were held on Thursday March 14, 2019.

Cattle Receipts:   1,120   Last week:     733   Last Year:   1,453

   Compared to one week ago: Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 
steady. All feeder classes sold unevenly steady. Trade active with 
good demand on feeders. Replacement cows and pairs sold mostly steady. 
Slaughter cows made up 6 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 
percent, replacement cows and pairs 12 percent, and feeders 81 
percent. The feeder supply included 28 percent steers, 38 percent 
heifers, and 34 percent bulls. Near 31 percent of the run weighed 
over 600 lbs.
   
             Slaughter Cows Breaker 70-80% Lean
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1310-1380  1366     52.00-54.00       52.38 Low Dressing
    5   1510-1575  1523     54.00-55.00       54.79 Low Dressing
             
             Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
    7    975-1320  1161     52.00-55.00       52.63
    4   1075-1205  1173     48.00-50.00       49.54 Low Dressing
             
             Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
    5    805-1250  1006     47.00-50.00       48.50
    8    810-1125   976     45.00-46.00       45.10 Low Dressing

             Slaughter Bulls Yield Grade 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1500-1880  1701     74.00-79.00       76.94 Low Dressing

             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    570-570    570       152.50          152.50
   39    610-630    626    149.00-150.00      149.80
             
             Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
    3    310-330    322    177.00-180.00      178.35
    9    360-395    376    162.50-170.00      165.41
    6    425-440    438    160.00-162.50      162.10
   11    620-630    621    142.00-145.00      144.72
   42    710-730    724    130.00-131.00      130.28

             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    315-320    318    152.50-158.00      154.61
    5    370-390    378    145.00-150.00      146.96
   15    415-430    425    137.50-142.00      139.39
    5    470-490    479    132.50-134.00      133.19
    5    520-525    521    128.00-132.00      129.60
   10    570-580    578    125.00-127.50      125.25
    3    575-575    575       130.00          130.00  Value Added
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
    3    210-210    210       160.00          160.00
    6    270-280    275    150.00-155.00      152.92
   25    310-345    343    143.00-147.50      143.25
   16    360-395    382    137.50-145.00      139.25
   10    435-440    438    130.00-135.00      131.76
    6    475-490    478    127.50-135.00      131.40
    5    515-545    532    126.00-130.00      127.71
    4    575-595    581    119.00-122.00      120.26
    6    610-635    623    115.00-120.00      118.13
    3    665-670    668    110.00-115.00      111.66
    3    775-790    783    102.00-105.00      103.17
             
             Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
    5    325-345    335    133.00-140.00      136.53
    5    375-380    379    130.00-132.00      130.60
    5    410-440    426    125.00-128.00      126.56
    3    460-460    460    117.50-120.00      119.17
    3    580-580    580       115.00          115.00
    3    685-690    688    104.00-105.00      104.67
    3    710-710    710    100.00-102.50      100.83

             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    320-340    328    167.50-172.50      169.48
   37    380-395    394    162.50-168.00      164.16
    4    470-485    478    152.00-156.00      154.00
    7    515-545    528    145.00-150.00      147.34
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
   19    270-275    271    171.00-176.00      174.67
    6    310-345    333    160.00-165.00      162.84
   10    370-390    385    154.00-160.00      156.90
    7    410-440    419    145.00-152.50      148.85
    8    475-485    481    140.00-147.50      144.99
    7    505-545    531    134.00-142.00      136.88
    8    555-575    568    130.00-137.00      133.48
    3    610-645    633    121.00-126.00      124.39
    4    680-680    680       120.00          120.00
             
             Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
    3    310-320    313    150.00-152.50      150.85
    3    365-380    372    142.50-147.50      145.02
    4    410-445    428    135.00-140.00      136.80
    3    710-715    713    105.00-110.00      106.66

Open and Bred Replacement Cows
Young to middle aged                             Aged 
          Large 2                               Large 3      
0-3 mos   920.00-1025.00                        550.00-775.00                         
4-6 mos   950.00-1250.00                        625.00-890.00           
7-9 mos   1000.00-1300.00                       750.00-975.00                 

          Medium 2                              Medium 3
0-3 mos   610.00-825.00                         460.00-605.00          
4-6 mos   680.00-950.00                         525.00-760.00           
6-9 mos   875.00-1175.00                        600.00-875.00       
         
          Small 2                               Small 3 
0-3 mos   350.00-650.00                         275.00-425.00               
4-6 mos   450.00-725.00                         320.00-500.00        
7-9 mos   680.00-980.00                         420.00-670.00                

Replacement Pairs
Young to middle aged cows with calves 100-300 lbs   Aged
          Large 2                                   Large 3  
          1475.00-1700.00                           900.00-1200.00         

          Medium 2                                  Medium 3
          1075.00-1375.00                           700.00-975.00           

          Small 2                                   Small 3
          800.00-1100.00                            500.00-750.00            

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