Lexington Weekly Livestock Summary
USDA - Thu Oct 12, 9:54AM CDT
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Lexington, KY    Thurs Oct 12, 2017    USDA-KY Dept Ag Market News  

Lexington, KY - Blue Grass Stockyards
Cattle Weekly Summary Report for the week ending 10/10/17

Receipts:  1549   Last Week:  1971   Year Ago:  996

Compared to last week market was mixed with steer calves under 
600 lbs sold 1.00 to 3.00 lower on an average quality offering. 
Heifer calves under 600 lbs sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower on an average 
quality offering. Weaned and yearling steer and heifer packages 
sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher with good demand.  Slaughter cows and 
slaughter bulls sold steady with light demand.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 162.00-173.00 
fancy 174.00-186.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-160.00 value added 161.00-170.00;
500-600 lbs 141.00-154.00 value-added 155.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-
146.00 value-added 147.00-156.00; 700-800 lbs 140.00-145.00 value-added
146.00-152.00; 800-900 lbs 145.00-156.50 including 59 head(mixed) 830 lbs
152.75, 41 head(blk-few mixed) 831 lbs 156.50 and 56 head(blk-few chax)
992 lbs 140.90; 900-100 lbs 137.25-140.60 including 56 head(blk-few chax) 
992 lbs 140.60.  Medium and Large 2-3  300-400 lbs few 147.00; 400-
500 lbs 135.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-140.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-
135.00; 700-800 lbs few 135.00.

Holstein Steers:  Large 3  300-400 lbs few 101.00; 400-500 lbs 
few 91.00; 500-600 lbs few 82.00-100.00; 600-700 lbs few 92.50;
700-800 lbs few 94.00; 800-900 lbs few 81.00.


   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 128.00-135.00 
fancy 136.00-140.00; 400-500 lbs 131.00-137.00 value-added 138.00-142.00;
500-600 lbs 126.00-134.00 value-added 135.00-139.00; 600-700 lbs 122.00-
129.00 value-added 130.00-137.00; 700-800 lbs 115.00-120.00 value-added 
121.00-133.00 replacement quality pkg 775 lbs 136.00; 800-900 lbs 105.00-
114.00 few open 115.00-120.00; 900-1000 lbs few open 112.00-114.00.
Medium and Large 2-3  200-300 lbs 121.00-123.00; 300-400 lbs few 122.00;
400-500 lbs 120.00-130.00; 500-600 lbs 119.00-159.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-
122.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 155.00-165.00 
fancy 166.00-174.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-150.00 fancy 151.00-164.00; 
500-600 lbs 135.00-145.00 fancy 146.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-
126.00 fancy 127.00-135.00; 700-800 lbs 115.00-120.00 fancy 121.00-
130.00.  Medium and Large 2-3  200-300 lbs few 155.00; 300-400 lbs 
few 130.00-153.00; 400-500 lbs 132.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-
134.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-119.00.




    Slaughter Cows:
        %Lean    Weight        Avg Dress     Hi dress      Lo Dress
Breakers 70-80   1100-1500 lbs 51.00-57.00   58.00-61.00   45.00-50.00                          
Boners   80-85   1100-1300 lbs 51.00-57.00   58.00-62.50   43.00-50.00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Lean     85-90    900-1200 lbs 49.00-54.00   55.00-60.00   40.00-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  

               Weight      Average Dress   High Dress   Low Dress   
Y.G. 1-2       1200-2000   75.00-81.00     83.00-91.00  
   
Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  middle-aged 4-9 months bred 
825.00-1000.00 young 1100.00-1400.00; aged 650.00-750.00.

Cow/Calf Pairs: young thin 1255 lbs with 150 lb calf at side 
1375.00; 1355 lb aged with 200 lb calf at side 825.00.
                                                                            
Baby Calves: beef 110.00.


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