Russell Springs Livestock Auction
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Frankfort, KY      Wed. Dec 6, 2017     USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News

Russell County Stockyards, Russell Springs, KY
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday 12/6/2017

Cattle Receipts: 643    Last week: 1061    Last year: 1094

Compared to last week: Feeder steer and heifer calves 2.00 to 4.00 lower with 
light demand. Yearling steers and heifers not fully tested. Slaughter cows and 
bulls 3.00 lower. 

15 replacement cattle, 70 slaughter cattle, 558 feeder cattle.
Slaughter cows made up 9.8 percent of offering, slaughter bulls .5 
percent, replacement cows 1.5 percent and feeders 88.0 percent. The 
feeder supply included 52 percent steers and bulls and 48 percent 
heifers. Near 52.1 percent of run weighed over 600 lbs.                  


                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    250-300     281       155.00         155.00
    6    350-400     370    145.00-153.00     149.17
   10    400-450     435    153.00-158.00     153.99
    6    400-450     436       169.00         169.00   Value Added
    5    450-500     468       152.00         152.00
    4    500-550     515    145.00-155.00     149.95
   38    500-550     537    159.00-159.50     159.37   Value Added
    7    550-600     567    136.00-140.00     137.72
   22    550-600     585    146.00-150.50     149.38   Value Added
    3    600-650     628    137.00-142.00     140.34
   26    600-650     638    144.00-150.00     145.87   Value Added
   49    650-700     671    144.00-149.00     145.24   Value Added
    4    700-750     730       125.00         125.00
    4    700-750     716    140.00-142.00     140.98   Value Added
    6    750-800     755       131.00         131.00   Value Added
    2    850-900     855       122.00         122.00
Groups of 20hd or more:
28hd 539 lbs 159.50 blk/weaned

                     Feeder Steers Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    450-500     490       120.00         120.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    300-350     328    129.00-130.00     129.48
    1    300-350     300       142.00         142.00   Value Added
    2    350-400     397       139.00         139.00
    7    350-400     368    140.00-143.00     141.77   Value Added
    2    400-450     410       130.00         130.00
   14    450-500     477    115.00-127.00     121.83
   12    450-500     465    137.00-140.00     139.24   Value Added
   13    500-550     531    123.00-135.00     127.32
    9    550-600     576    118.00-126.00     120.99
   12    550-600     576    126.00-135.00     131.50   Value Added
   22    600-650     620    128.00-133.00     130.56   Value Added
    4    650-700     678       114.00         114.00
    2    700-750     702       123.00         123.00
    3    750-800     750       110.00         110.00
    5    750-800     790       110.00         110.00   Value Added

                    Feeder Heifers Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    600-650     627       112.00         112.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    400-450     447       154.00         154.00
   10    450-500     465    134.00-145.00     138.52
    2    500-550     540       136.00         136.00
   17    550-600     568    122.00-135.00     129.03
    2    600-650     630    119.00-127.00     122.97
    7    650-700     659    133.00-134.00     133.28
    1    800-850     840       111.00         111.00

                      Feeder Bulls Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    500-550     500       125.00         125.00
    4    550-600     557       117.00         117.00

                  Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1200-1600   1465        46.00          46.00
    4   1200-1600   1512     50.00-51.00       50.49   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1275        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200   1125        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing
    3   1200-1600   1487     49.00-50.00       49.33
    6   1200-1600   1440     50.00-54.00       53.36   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1250        38.00          38.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1100        42.00          42.00
   13    800-1200    920     32.00-42.00       35.19   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1500-3000   1680     72.00-75.00       73.47
    2   1500-3000   1822     76.50-78.00       77.22   High Dressing

Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2 4 to 7 years old bred 3 to 9 months: 900.00-
1100.00 per hd.

Cow/calves: Medium and Large 1-2: 3 to 5 years old with 150 to 250 pound calves: 
1000.00 to 1675.00 per hd.

This report reflects the majority of cattle sold with a USDA grade, 
weight and sex.  This report does not reflect all animals sold on the 
above date.

        
Source:  KY Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Frankfort, KY 
         Travis Gabbard, Market Reporter, 502-782-4139 
         24 Hour Toll Free Market News Report 1-800-327-6568
         
 
                  
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