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Tennessee Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/11/2023

Total Run: 6,225

Market Notes

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were mostly 6.00-12.00 higher with instances sharply higher. Demand was very good although temperatures cooled off considerably in the latter half of the week. Offerings and livestock movement were moderate and demand was notably stronger than the seasonal upswing that spring typically brings throughout the market. Slaughter cows were mostly 2.00-5.00 higher, and slaughter bulls mostly steady to 5.00 higher with very good demand for slaughter classes.

Supply included: 79% Feeder Cattle (26% Steers, 50% Heifers, 24% Bulls); 16% Slaughter Cattle (86% Cows, 14% Bulls); 5% Replacement Cattle (2% Stock Cows, 56% Bred Cows, 13% Bred Heifers, 27% Cow-Calf Pairs, 1% Heifer Pairs, 1% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 21%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/27/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 6,225 6,457 4,958 Feeder Cattle: 4,930(79.2%) 5,101(79.0%) 3,970(80.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,002(16.1%) 846(13.1%) 636(12.8%) Replacement Cattle: 293(4.7%) 510(7.9%) 352(7.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 227.5 244 270 $611
300-400 230 252 270 $883
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 177.5 214 247.5 $534
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $80 $93 $115
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