Georgia Cattle Auctions Daily Summary Thursday August 02, 2018

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Cattle auctions at Calhoun (187), Greensboro (180) and Thomaston (22). Receipts Thursday 389, week ago 686, and year ago 644. Compared to one week earlier, slaughter cows 2.00 to 3.00 lower, slaughter bulls lightly tested, feeder steers and steer calves lightly tested, feeder bulls and bull calves steady, feeder heifers and heifer calves mostly steady, replacement cows steady.

Slaughter cows 27 percent; slaughter bulls 3 percent; and feeders 70 percent. In the feeder supply, steers made up approximately 15 percent of the run; heifers 27 percent; bulls 38 percent and replacement cows 20 percent. Feeders over 600 lbs totaled around 7 percent.

Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80%
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1510-1825 1695 54.00-55.00 54.34
1485-1740 1583 45.00-48.00 47.06 Low Dressing
1440-1550 1482 46.00-49.00 47.63 Low Dressing

Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1005-1330 1195 53.00-60.00 56.00
985-1365 1225 50.00-52.00 50.85 Low Dressing
1405-1530 1478 49.00-52.00 50.99 Low Dressing

Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
900-1025 975 48.00-51.00 49.16
860-1120 973 40.00-47.00 44.95 Low Dressing

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
410-410 410 152.00 152.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
455-495 475 132.50-135.00 133.70
520-520 520 138.00 138.00 Value Enhanced

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
455-490 470 124.00-128.00 125.72
500-545 515 120.00-125.00 123.03

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
355-360 357 124.00-126.00 124.67

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
505-545 533 134.00-139.00 137.01
555-595 566 130.00-135.00 132.44
600-645 623 126.00-131.00 128.49

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
310-340 330 160.00-162.00 161.37
455-495 468 132.50-140.00 136.36
555-595 575 120.00-125.00 122.41

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
355-360 357 138.00-146.00 141.33
400-415 410 130.00-138.00 135.40
455-490 475 120.00-128.00 124.77

Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Per Head
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1230-1330 1281 710.00-820.00 761.45 1-3 Months Bred

Source: USDA-GA Dept of Ag Market News Service, Thomasville, GA

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