Mississippi Weekly Livestock Summary
JK_LS145	
Jackson, MS    Fri August 18, 2017    USDA-MS Dept of Ag Market News
 
SUMMARY OF 14 MISSISSIPPI CATTLE AUCTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING ON Fri Aug 18, 2017
 
Cattle Receipts:    7,133        Last Week:       7,346       Last Year:    7,687

Percent of supply:		This Week     Last Week     Year Ago
Feeders under 600 lbs		69 percent    70  percent     62  percent
Feeders over 600 lbs		9  percent    12  percent     12  percent
Slaughter cows			13 percent    10  percent     10  percent
Replacement cows and Pairs	9  percent    8   percent     16  percent

The feeder supply included 59 percent steers/bulls and 41 percent heifers.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower and 
bulls sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeder steers sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower 
and heifers sold 5.00 to 10.00 lower.

Please Note:
The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes 
and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where some 
sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included 
in the report. Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise noted.
   
   Slaughter Cows:
Breakers  70-80 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  62.00 -66.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  64.00 -68.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  68.00 -72.00 high yielding
Lean      85-90 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  52.00 -64.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1000-1500 lbs 74.00-86.00; 1500-2000 lbs 84.00-94.00.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-250 lbs 200.00-210.00; 250-300 lbs 170.00-200.00; 
300-400 lbs 155.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-155.00; 
500-600 lbs 130.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs 128.00-139.00; 
700-800 lbs 117.00-135.00.

  Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-250 lbs 160.00-175.00; 250-300 lbs 145.00-160.00; 
300-400 lbs 135.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 126.00-140.00;  
500-600 lbs 120.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 116.00-128.00; 
700-800 lbs 108.00-122.00. 

  Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years 850-1300 lbs 
with 100-300 lbs calves 1100.00-1350.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years 750-1100 lbs with 150-350 lbs 
calves 850.00-1300.00. 

   Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years 
2-8 mos. bred 850-1350 lbs cows 850.00-1600.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 2-8 years 2-8 mos. bred 750-1100 lbs cows 
700.00-1100.00. 

Source:  Mississippi Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Jackson, MS 
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JK_LS145