Russell Springs Livestock Auction
SV_LS168
Frankfort, KY      Wed Dec 6, 2018     USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News

Russell Co. Stockyard, Russell Springs, KY
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 6, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 568          Last week: 611          Last year: 643

Compared to last week: Feeder steers that were fancy or value added sold firm this week.
Calves that were plain or not weaned 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Feeder heifers sold steady to 3.00 
lower. Quality of calf offering this week was very good. Slaughter cows and bulls 2.00 Lower.

5 Replacement cattle, 30 slaughter cattle, 533 feeder cattle.

Slaughter cows made up 2.8 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls .5 percent, 
replacement cows .2 percent, and feeders 96 percent.  The feeder supply 
included 55 percent steers, 44 percent heifers with 35 percent of the run 
weighing over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     305       157.00         157.00
    1    300-350     345       170.00         170.00   Fancy
    2    350-400     377       166.00         166.00   Value Added
    8    450-500     472    151.00-157.00     156.24   Fancy
    2    450-500     482       147.00         147.00   
    1    500-550     535       135.00         135.00
    5    500-550     521       155.00         155.00   Value Added
   15    550-600     560    127.00-141.00     137.45
    6    550-600     580    135.00-140.00     138.38   Value Added
    9    600-650     615    125.00-131.00     128.89
    9    600-650     629    135.00-152.00     140.39   Value Added
   11    650-700     680    126.00-135.00     129.53
    1    650-700     655       140.00         140.00   Fancy
    4    650-700     656    140.00-144.00     142.99   Value Added
    6    700-750     708    120.00-130.00     130.80
   27    700-750     709    133.00-134.00     133.50   Value Added
    1    750-800     770       111.00         111.00
    3    750-800     750       122.50         122.50   
   27    800-850     826    131.00-139.00     138.10   Value Added
   57    850-900     895       133.00         133.00   Value Added
Groups of 20hd or more:
57hd 895 lbs 133.00 mixed
24hd 825 lbs 139.00 mixed

                     Feeder Steers Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    500-550     520       119.00         119.00
    1    700-750     710       110.00         110.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    200-250     217    115.00-120.00     116.54
    2    250-300     290       127.00         127.00
    2    300-350     325    120.00-125.00     122.50
    1    350-400     355       129.00         129.00
    2    350-400     392       134.00         134.00   Value Added
    3    400-450     402    120.00-124.00     120.67
    5    400-450     420       132.00         132.00   Fancy
   20    450-500     466    127.00-128.00     127.66
    9    450-500     481       132.50         132.50   Value Added
   27    500-550     526    116.50-124.50     122.03
    6    500-550     505    127.00-128.50     128.25   Fancy
   13    550-600     572    117.00-123.50     121.57
    8    550-600     560    123.50-125.00     124.44   Value Added
    5    600-650     623    105.00-113.00     110.25
   24    600-650     625    115.00-123.50     121.63   Value Added
   17    650-700     684       124.00         124.00   Fancy
   12    650-700     671    105.00-110.00     107.94   Value Added
    3    700-750     720       115.00         115.00   Value Added
    1    800-850     815       105.00         105.00   Value Added
    1    900-950     925        80.00          80.00

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    450-500     485       119.00         119.00
    3    550-600     565       116.50         116.50

                    Feeder Heifers Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     400       110.00         110.00
    1    500-550     540       110.00         110.00
    1    550-600     555       105.00         105.00
    3    600-650     640       100.50         100.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     295       153.00         153.00
    2    300-350     322       136.00         136.00
    1    350-400     390       140.00         140.00
    3    400-450     431       143.00         143.00
   14    450-500     469    128.00-140.50     135.42
    2    500-550     515       123.00         123.00
    3    500-550     523       137.00         137.00   Fancy
    9    550-600     576    114.00-125.00     120.63
    5    550-600     553       131.00         131.00   Fancy
    8    600-650     621    110.00-120.00     115.23
    3    700-750     743       100.00         100.00

                      Feeder Bulls Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    400-450     405    100.00-105.00     102.50
    2    500-550     505       115.00         115.00
    2    600-650     610       113.00         113.00

                  Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1200-1600   1298     39.00-40.00       39.48
    4   1200-1600   1362     44.00-47.00       45.76   High Dressing
    1   1600-2000   1675        36.50          36.50   Low Dressing

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    800-1200   1075     34.00-38.00       36.03
    3   1200-1600   1312     36.00-39.50       38.26
    1   1200-1600   1540        32.00          32.00   Low Dressing

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1000-1500   1410        67.00          67.00
    2   1500-3000   1645     67.00-69.00       68.08
    1   1500-3000   1555        72.50          72.50   High Dressing

              Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200   1118    725.00-875.00     802.85   4 - 6 Mos Bred
    1   1200-1600   1230       750.00         750.00   1 - 3 Mos Bred

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1200-1600   1290       850.00         850.00   7 - 9 Mos Bred

               Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1   1200-1600   1395       600.00         600.00   7 - 9 Mos Bred

Cow/Calf Pairs: weak test.

***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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