Alabama Auctions Weekly Summary
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 8:15AM CDT
MG_LS145
Montgomery, AL    Fri March 15, 2019    USDA-AL Dept of Ag Market 
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Alabama Weekly Livestock Summary

   Alabama livestock auctions for the week ending March 16, 2019.

  Total estimated receipts this week 10,500, last week 7,159 and 
9,464 last year. Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls 
sold steady to 4.00 higher. Replacement cows and pairs sold 
mostly steady. All feeder classes sold, mostly steady. Trade 
active with good demand on feeders. 

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

             Year to Date  94,502     Year Ago to Date   95,844
                            Percent of Supply
         Ths Wk Lst Wk Lst Yr                      Ths Wk  Lst Wk  Lst Yr
Sltr Cows    8%     8%    8%  *Fdrs over 600 lbs.   20%    19%     16% 
Sltr Bulls   2%     2%    2%   *Fdrs under 600 lbs. 80%    81%     84%
Rep Cows    10%    11%   11% *Fdr steers 23% heifers 43%  Bulls 34%
             **percent of feeders supply over and under 600 lbs**

   Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1000-1395 lbs (1264) 57.00-
62.00 (59.36); 1400-1730 lbs (1508) 57.00-62.00 (60.30).  Boner 80-85 
percent lean 905-1365 lbs (1197) 59.00-64.00 (61.26); 1025-1390 lbs high 
dressing (1225) 64.00-68.00 (65.14); 920-1395 lbs low dressing (1093) 
53.00-58.00 (55.60); 1420-1705 lbs (1490) 59.00-63.50 (60.25).  Lean 85-
90 percent lean 805-1295 lbs (1045) 51.00-56.00 (53.04); 920-1295 lbs 
high dressing (1061) 57.00-62.00 (58.41); 810-1145 lbs low dressing (970) 
45.00-50.00 (46.51). 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1385-1485 lbs (1448) 84.00-89.00 
(85.42); 1200-1480 lbs low dressing (1414) 78.00-83.00 (80.63); 1525-2130 
lbs (1732) 84.00-89.00 (85.94); 1565-2170 lbs high dressing (1854) 89.00-
94.00 (91.34); 1510-1855 lbs low dressing (1655) 77.00-83.00 (79.53). 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 265-295 lbs (282) 195.00-200.00 
(198.26); 310-345 lbs (320) 187.50-196.00 (190.52); 355-395 lbs (373) 
180.00-188.00 (185.13); 400-445 lbs (423) 170.00-180.00 (174.36); 465-495 
lbs (480) 160.00-170.00 (164.66); 515-540 lbs (528) 155.00-162.00 
(159.18); 555-595 lbs (578) 150.00-157.00 (154.22); 605-645 lbs (621) 
140.00-150.00 (143.77); 655-695 lbs (675) 130.00-140.00 (135.56); 658-658 
lbs value added (658) 144.00 (144.00); 755-770 lbs (767) 126.00-130.00 
(127.11).  Medium and Large 2 260-295 lbs (277) 187.50-192.00 (189.90); 
305-345 lbs (328) 179.00-187.50 (182.51); 355-395 lbs (374) 172.00-182.00 
(177.97); 405-445 lbs (427) 162.00-171.00 (165.57); 455-495 lbs (476) 
155.00-165.00 (158.60); 505-545 lbs (525) 148.00-158.00 (153.05); 555-595 
lbs (583) 140.00-150.00 (146.39); 605-640 lbs (623) 132.00-142.00 
(137.17); 655-695 lbs (684) 126.00-135.00 (130.30); 700-740 lbs (718) 
122.00-127.00 (124.50); 760-795 lbs (786) 120.00-125.00 (123.22).  Medium 
and Large 3 310-345 lbs (333) 165.00-175.00 (169.72); 355-395 lbs (375) 
160.00-168.00 (162.39); 405-435 lbs (422) 151.00-160.00 (156.46); 460-495 
lbs (477) 144.00-154.00 (149.71); 505-545 lbs (536) 135.00-145.00 
(140.11); 555-595 lbs (573) 128.00-138.00 (132.81); 620-645 lbs (635) 
124.00-130.00 (126.84); 655-695 lbs (678) 117.50-126.00 (123.21). 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 225-245 lbs (235) 168.00-175.00 
(170.88); 254-295 lbs (270) 162.00-171.00 (165.27); 305-342 lbs (325) 
155.00-165.00 (160.51); 355-395 lbs (377) 148.00-158.00 (152.34); 405-445 
lbs (425) 142.00-151.00 (146.54); 450-495 lbs (476) 135.00-145.00 
(140.07); 470-470 lbs value added (470) 146.00 (146.00); 505-545 lbs 
(526) 130.00-138.00 (134.33); 555-595 lbs (579) 124.00-133.00 (129.59); 
605-645 lbs (626) 120.00-127.00 (124.79); 607-629 lbs value added (615) 
128.50-135.00 (131.10); 655-685 lbs (667) 117.00-123.00 (121.10); 705-745 
lbs (726) 115.00-120.00 (117.34); 732-732 lbs value added (732) 119.00 
(119.00).  Medium and Large 2 210-245 lbs (228) 165.00-170.00 (168.02); 
255-295 lbs (276) 155.00-162.00 (158.89); 305-345 lbs (330) 148.00-158.00 
(153.48); 355-395 lbs (373) 142.00-150.00 (145.87); 400-445 lbs (428) 
135.00-145.00 (140.37); 455-495 lbs (478) 128.00-138.00 (133.90); 500-545 
lbs (523) 122.00-131.00 (127.08); 550-595 lbs (576) 120.00-125.00 
(122.47); 600-645 lbs (628) 115.00-122.00 (119.13); 655-695 lbs (677) 
110.00-118.00 (115.35); 705-745 lbs (721) 105.00-113.00 (110.49); 765-790 
lbs (776) 100.00-108.00 (104.87).  Medium and Large 3 255-295 lbs (269) 
145.00-155.00 (150.48); 305-345 lbs (328) 138.00-148.00 (143.59); 355-395 
lbs (377) 132.00-140.00 (137.66); 400-445 lbs (426) 125.00-135.00 
(129.74); 460-495 lbs (481) 120.00-128.00 (123.49); 510-545 lbs (528) 
115.00-123.00 (118.05); 555-585 lbs (574) 110.00-117.00 (114.01); 615-635 
lbs (625) 108.00-112.00 (110.16); 655-685 lbs (663) 105.00-110.00 
(108.38). 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 210-245 lbs (231) 197.50-205.00 
(201.17); 255-295 lbs (285) 190.00-200.00 (193.04); 305-340 lbs (320) 
182.00-192.00 (185.92); 355-395 lbs (371) 172.00-182.00 (176.32); 400-445 
lbs (420) 165.00-172.00 (167.87); 455-495 lbs (477) 155.00-164.00 
(158.34); 505-545 lbs (526) 147.00-157.00 (150.44); 555-595 lbs (578) 
138.00-148.00 (140.85); 600-645 lbs (623) 131.00-141.00 (135.00); 655-695 
lbs (673) 124.00-134.00 (128.04).  Medium and Large 2 205-245 lbs (231) 
187.00-192.50 (189.50); 250-295 lbs (271) 180.00-190.00 (183.37); 305-345 
lbs (333) 172.00-182.00 (175.35); 355-395 lbs (374) 165.00-175.00 
(167.92); 405-445 lbs (423) 158.00-168.00 (161.27); 455-495 lbs (474) 
150.00-160.00 (154.00); 505-545 lbs (520) 142.00-152.00 (145.77); 550-595 
lbs (573) 131.00-141.00 (136.58); 610-645 lbs (626) 124.00-134.00 
(129.58); 655-695 lbs (678) 120.00-127.00 (123.26); 705-740 lbs (727) 
114.00-123.00 (118.35).  Medium and Large 3 305-345 lbs (327) 162.00-
172.00 (165.82); 355-395 lbs (378) 151.00-160.00 (156.84); 400-445 lbs 
(427) 144.00-154.00 (148.81); 455-495 lbs (474) 137.00-147.00 (141.70); 
505-545 lbs (519) 130.00-140.00 (133.53); 555-580 lbs (566) 122.00-132.00 
(128.55); 605-640 lbs (627) 115.00-125.00 (118.37); 670-695 lbs (680) 
110.00-118.00 (113.95); 710-730 lbs (721) 105.00-112.00 (109.22). 

Board Sale: Fort Payne, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 58 head 850 lbs 126.75; 58 head 850 
lbs 124.75; 114 head 875 lbs 123.75. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-
2: 65 head 750 lbs 123.50. Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 8 cent 
slide up only, and to be delivered March 13-23, 2019.

Board Sale: Opp, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 35 head 715 lbs 133.75 (split load).
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 35 head 705 lbs 122.00 (split 
load). Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 8 cent slide up only, and 
to be delivered March 12-13, 2019.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows: Young to Middle Aged: Large 2: 0-3 mos
920.00-1025.00; 4-6 mos 950.00-1250.00; 7-9 mos 1000.00-1300.00; Medium 2 
0-3 mos 610.00-825.00; 4-6 mos 680.00-950.00; 7-9 mos 875.00-1175.00. 
Small 2: 0-3 mos 350.00-650.00; 4-6 mos 450.00-725.00; 7-9 mos 680.00-
980.00. Aged: Large 3: 0-3 mos 550.00-775.00; 4-6 mos 625.00-890.00; 7-9 
mos 750.00-975.00; Medium 3: 0-3 mos 460.00-605.00; 4-6 mos 525.00-
760.00; 7-9 mos 600.00-875.00 Small 3: 0-3 mos 275.00-425.00; 4-6 mos 
320.00-500.00; 7-9 mos 420.00-670.00.

Replacement Pairs: Young to Middle Aged Cows with Calves 100-300 lbs: 
Large 2: 1475.00-1700.00; Medium 2: 1075.00-1375.00; Small 2 800.00-
1100.00; Large 3 900.00-1200.00; Medium 3: 700.00-975.00; Small 3: 
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_ls145.txt

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