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Tennessee Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

4/15/2023

Total Run: 6,852

Market Notes

Compared to last week, feeder steers were mostly 4.00-8.00 higher and feeder heifers were mostly 3.00-6.00 higher with very good demand noted for all feeder classes. Buyers are showing the highest interest in long-weaned (45+ days), preconditioned feeder cattle with moderate to thin flesh, ideal for grazing season. Slaughter cows were mostly steady to 3.00 higher, and slaughter bulls mostly steady to 2.00 higher.

Supply included: 75% Feeder Cattle (29% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 46% Heifers, 25% Bulls); 17% Slaughter Cattle (0% Steers, 85% Cows, 15% Bulls); 8% Replacement Cattle (1% Stock Cows, 55% Bred Cows, 14% Bred Heifers, 28% Cow-Calf Pairs, 1% Heifer Pairs, 2% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 23%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/3/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 6,852 6,784 5,965 Feeder Cattle: 5,125(74.8%) 5,523(81.4%) 4,797(80.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,193(17.4%) 848(12.5%) 892(15.0%) Replacement Cattle: 534(7.8%) 413(6.1%) 276(4.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 230 253 300 $633
300-400 220 253 292.5 $885
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 193 211 270 $527
300-400 175 213 244 $745
400-500 170.5 210 235 $944
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 $130 $130 $0
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