Mt. Sterling Livestock Auction
SV_LS161
Frankfort, KY    Wed Mar 20, 2019    USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News
 
Bluegrass Stockyard - Mt. Sterling, KY
Weighted Average Report for 03/20/2019
 
Receipts:  1347    Last Week:  968    Year Ago:  470
 
Compared to last Wednesday feeder steers under 600 lbs sold steady to 
3.00 lower with moderate demand; over 600 lbs sold steady to 3.00 higher
with good demand. Heifers under 600 lbs sold steady to 2.00 lower with 
moderate demand; over 600 lbs sold steady to 2.00 higher with good demand.
Quality was average through good.  Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold
steady with good demand.

50 replacement cattle, 80 slaughter cattle, 1216 feeder cattle.
Today's supply included 36 percent steers, 10 percent bulls and
46 percent heifers, with 22 percent weighing over 600 lbs.             

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    300-350     336    145.00-161.00     148.87
    5    350-400     360    161.00-167.00     163.59
   16    350-400     369    169.00-177.00     173.14   Fancy
   10    400-450     409    149.00-157.00     153.23
   59    400-450     422    160.00-178.00     170.47   Value Added
    7    450-500     478    151.00-159.00     156.26
   77    450-500     477    162.00-171.00     167.61   Value Added
   15    500-550     517    150.00-159.00     155.15
   16    500-550     516    160.00-169.00     162.28   Value Added
   21    550-600     576    153.00-158.00     155.90
    1    550-600     590       146.00         146.00   Fleshy
   56    550-600     566    159.50-165.50     165.28   Value Added
   16    600-650     626    141.00-148.00     142.96
    1    600-650     625       134.00         134.00   Fleshy
   40    600-650     621    155.00-164.50     159.11   Value Added
   29    650-700     671    135.00-140.00     139.83
    5    650-700     674       154.00         154.00   Value Added
    5    700-750     731    127.00-135.00     128.54
   14    700-750     722    134.00-142.50     138.93   Value Added
   16    750-800     752    134.00-135.50     135.12   Value Added
    7    800-850     836    125.00-128.00     127.16
Groups of 20 head or more:
28 head 472 lbs 169.00 Blk-Chax Value-Added
54 head 565 lbs 166.50 Chax-Blk Value-Added
28 head 579 lbs 162.50 Blk-Few Chax Value-Added
28 head 671 lbs 140.00 Chax-Blk

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     280       155.00         155.00
    1    300-350     310       138.00         138.00
    6    350-400     382    130.00-155.00     141.55
    1    400-450     435       140.00         140.00
    1    450-500     490       147.00         147.00
    2    500-550     525    144.00-146.00     144.99
    2    550-600     552    140.00-148.00     144.02
    1    650-700     695       131.00         131.00
    1    700-750     700       125.00         125.00

                     Feeder Steers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     440       146.00         146.00
    1    450-500     455       145.00         145.00
    3    700-750     702    122.00-128.00     125.99
    2    750-800     757       129.50         129.50
    2    800-850     800       125.00         125.00

                Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     400       100.00         100.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-300     290       134.00         134.00
   27    300-350     322    125.00-138.00     133.68
    4    300-350     345    146.00-150.00     148.00   Fancy
   45    350-400     380    125.00-140.00     135.09
   13    350-400     373    144.00-156.00     147.43   Fancy
   53    400-450     423    127.00-145.00     134.36
   12    400-450     421    141.00-150.00     145.82   Value Added
   28    450-500     475    128.00-139.00     133.79
   58    450-500     471    138.00-142.50     140.82   Value Added
   29    500-550     531    131.00-139.00     134.20
   50    500-550     534    136.00-140.00     137.77   Value Added
   54    550-600     566    128.00-138.00     132.03
   19    550-600     573    133.00-134.00     133.74   Value Added
    7    600-650     624    117.00-125.00     121.97
   44    600-650     625    126.00-132.00     130.00   Value Added
    4    650-700     668    121.00-125.00     123.04
   12    650-700     675    124.50-128.00     126.00   Value Added
    2    700-750     725       115.00         115.00
   10    700-750     723       120.50         120.50   Value Added
    1    750-800     770       113.00         113.00
    1    950-1000    970        88.00          88.00
    1   1000-1050   1010        92.00          92.00
Groups of 20 head or more:
31 head 465 lbs 142.50 Blk-Chax Value-Added
40 head 536 lbs 137.75 Blk-Chax Value-Added
21 head 626 lbs 129.00 Blk-Value-Added

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-300     285    110.00-128.00     118.68
    9    300-350     304    119.00-132.00     126.94
   21    350-400     364    116.00-128.00     120.51
    5    400-450     415    122.00-129.00     126.76
    6    450-500     473    124.00-130.00     126.13
   10    500-550     520    115.00-126.00     120.69
    4    550-600     565    118.00-128.00     123.04
    4    600-650     632    101.00-113.00     109.72
    1    650-700     680       110.00         110.00
    1    850-900     860        95.00          95.00
    1    900-950     935        82.00          82.00

                    Feeder Heifers Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     415       127.00         127.00
    2    450-500     482       122.00         122.00
    1    550-600     565       122.00         122.00

               Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    200-250     235     7.50-107.50       56.44
    3    250-300     267    102.50-117.50     109.62
    4    300-350     321    110.00-112.00     110.51
    3    350-400     372    101.00-115.00     108.65
    2    450-500     462    105.00-117.00     110.97

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    200-250     218    140.00-141.00     140.51
    5    250-300     278    140.00-147.50     141.59
    8    300-350     332    145.00-155.00     150.33
   12    350-400     378    143.00-155.00     150.01
    6    350-400     350       166.00         166.00   Fancy
    5    400-450     413    144.00-152.00     148.74
   11    450-500     473    146.00-155.00     150.41
    2    450-500     492       154.00         154.00   Fancy
    8    500-550     510    140.00-154.00     150.08
    2    500-550     515    157.00-158.00     157.49   Fancy
    5    550-600     560    142.00-157.00     150.18
    3    600-650     612    129.00-131.00     130.01
    1    600-650     620       136.00         136.00   Fancy
    2    700-750     730    114.00-116.00     114.99
    1    750-800     765       115.00         115.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-300     258    127.50-135.00     131.36
    2    300-350     322       147.50         147.50
    3    350-400     367    134.00-148.00     139.20
   15    400-450     428    136.00-140.00     137.96
    4    450-500     468    134.00-140.00     137.27
    3    550-600     583    129.00-138.00     132.58
    2    600-650     615    118.00-126.00     122.07
    3    650-700     675    109.00-114.00     112.03
    2    700-750     712    102.00-108.00     105.01
    1   1000-1050   1040        69.00          69.00

                      Feeder Bulls Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    350-400     381    127.00-161.00     138.00
    2    600-650     607       121.00         121.00

                Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    250-300     285    110.00-125.00     119.11
    1    300-350     330       105.00         105.00
    4    350-400     366    111.00-128.00     120.51
    1    400-450     435       115.00         115.00
    1    450-500     480       100.00         100.00
    1    500-550     530       120.00         120.00
    1    550-600     575       120.00         120.00

                   Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1165        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing
    6   1200-1600   1358     53.00-56.50       55.29
    8   1200-1600   1395     58.00-62.00       59.60   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1405        45.00          45.00   Low Dressing
    1   1600-2000   2055        56.00          56.00
    2   1600-2000   1682     60.50-63.00       61.77   High Dressing

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    800-1200   1142     52.00-55.00       53.70
    2    800-1200   1135        58.00          58.00   High Dressing
    2    800-1200   1108     42.00-46.00       44.03   Low Dressing
    9   1200-1600   1284     48.00-57.50       54.69
    4   1200-1600   1392     62.00-68.50       64.57   High Dressing

                    Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    800-1200   1042     48.00-49.00       48.41
    3    800-1200   1092     52.00-56.00       54.29   High Dressing
   11    800-1200    995     31.00-45.00       36.81   Low Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1250        39.00          39.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1000-1500   1265        74.00          74.00
    3   1000-1500   1237     55.00-68.50       60.99   Low Dressing
    3   1500-3000   1957     74.50-82.00       78.10
    4   1500-3000   1741     83.50-88.50       85.57   High Dressing
    2   1500-3000   1722     60.00-66.50       63.35   Low Dressing

              Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200    998     62.50-84.00       71.77

           Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200    965     60.00-64.00       62.10

           Stock Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200    855        56.00          56.00

              Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200   1112    900.00-950.00     924.27   4-6 Mos Bred
    4    800-1200   1018    900.00-1085.00    954.09   7-9 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    700-800     768       675.00         675.00   7-9 Mos Bred
    2    800-1200   1147       750.00         750.00   7-9 Mos Bred

              Bred Cows Small and Medium 2-3 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    700-800     730       525.00         525.00   7-9 Mos Bred
    1    800-1200    690       550.00         550.00   7-9 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Small and Medium 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    700-800     765       450.00         450.00   1-3 Mos Bred

         Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1125       950.00         950.00
    1   1200-1600   1525       985.00         985.00
    1   1600-2000   1750      1000.00        1000.00

         Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1200-1600   1300       750.00         750.00

            Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    800-1200   1100       585.00         585.00

Baby Calves: beef 120.00-205.00; weaned 300.00; dairybred 40.00.

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


Source:  USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Bill Holleran, Market Reporter, 502-782-4139
         24 Hour Market Report 1-800-327-6568
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SV_LS161.txt
 

 
 
 
 
 
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