Kentucky Weekly Livestock Summary

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Frankfort, KY    Fri May 9, 2014    USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News

Kentucky Weekly Livestock Summary for May 2-8, 2014

Receipts                This Week             Last Week         Last Year
                        22,706                20,498            22,275

Compared to last week: Steer Calves under 600 lbs and Heifers sold 3.00 
to 5.00 higher.  Feeder Steers over 600 lbs 2.00 higher.  Demand very
good for Calves; good to very good for Feeders.  Active trade this week 
on an average to attractive offering.  Auction markets receiving 
spillover support from bullish Cattle on Feed report released at the 
end of April, which led to higher futures.  Futures prices have been 
especially helpful for lightweight calves this week in the Southeast, 
with Fall contracts above $190.  
Slaughter Cows steady to 2.00 higher.  Slaughte Bulls steady.   

Supply:  Slaughter Cows 8 percent; Slaughter Bulls 2 percent; Feeder cattle 89 
percent.  In the feeder supply, Steers made up approximately 39 percent and 
Heifers approximately 38 percent.  Steers and Heifers over 600 lbs totaled 
approximately 36 percent.  Replacement cattle 1 percent.   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         78     735        735       187.35         187.35                 
         17     861        861       168.75         168.75                 
         46     994        994       156.95         156.95                 

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         15   200-245      229    216.00-285.00     260.43                 
         40   250-299      269    220.00-280.00     251.90                          
         78   300-345      327    226.00-266.00     250.06                          
        171   350-399      382    225.00-275.00     247.86                           
        261   400-448      429    215.00-254.00     233.22                 
        340   450-498      471    208.00-243.00     227.23                      
        426   500-549      527    198.00-234.50     216.87                 
         10     505        505       228.00         228.00 Fancy           
         17   505-520      511    211.50-219.25     216.00 Value Added     
        332   550-596      577    176.00-229.00     211.43                 
        216   600-648      628    180.00-212.00     199.63                  
        157   650-697      667    166.50-209.00     189.80                 
        134   700-745      725    169.00-189.50     183.02                 
        448   751-798      774    165.00-190.90     183.06                 
         67     760        760       186.50         186.50 Fancy           
        274   800-840      819    152.00-181.95     176.34                 
        119   809-845      828    173.00-174.10     173.51 Fancy           
        350   850-895      866    156.25-179.00     177.38                 
        113   906-941      930    146.00-169.75     163.94                 
        115   910-917      913    169.25-171.50     170.33 Fancy           
         10     950        950       151.50         151.50                              

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                              
         11   310-345      337    211.00-225.00     217.79                 
         16   350-390      373    202.50-248.00     226.99                 
         21   405-445      430    174.00-219.00     199.58                     
         35   450-495      470    176.00-220.00     204.69                 
         32   505-545      530    175.00-202.00     191.53                 
         37   550-595      573    172.00-205.00     194.70                    
         15   652-697      671    150.00-189.00     170.81                             

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                               
         18   300-345      331    155.00-182.50     173.47                 
         13   360-398      392    135.00-175.00     170.84                 
         49   400-447      436    134.00-186.75     179.96                 
         40   458-498      476    149.00-181.50     176.77                 
         55   505-546      545    122.00-170.00     168.53                 
         27   550-585      562    128.00-160.00     155.79                 
         46   615-645      630    137.50-146.00     144.39                 
        147   700-739      737    130.00-167.00     149.93                 
         52   770-798      772    138.00-144.25     143.75                                               

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         14   200-246      228    240.00-279.00     260.50                 
         32   250-296      281    200.00-275.00     249.70                 
         50   300-345      324    220.00-265.00     243.15                 
        243   350-395      367    213.63-262.50     240.73                 
        358   400-449      431    200.00-250.00     227.05                 
        183   450-498      471    200.00-235.00     219.45                 
        333   500-548      521    185.50-219.00     206.02                 
        213   550-596      575    175.00-214.00     196.12                 
        131   600-648      618    171.00-209.00     186.83                 
         55   650-689      667    169.00-199.00     182.15                 
         50   700-745      719    144.00-177.00     163.32                 
         10   765-795      786    144.00-163.00     152.86                 
         13   800-840      829    134.00-159.00     145.04                             

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                                            
         19   355-395      380    175.00-236.00     211.15                 
         12   400-448      419    200.00-215.00     210.11                 
         56   450-495      473    180.00-218.00     204.57                 
         16   500-547      524    181.00-198.00     188.18                 
         40   550-598      567    169.00-200.00     188.63    
         17   650-695      671    140.00-170.00     162.01                              
                

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         23     608        608       192.50         192.50                 
         72     695        695       179.85         179.85                 
         30     761        761       171.60         171.60                            

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         22   200-245      230    211.00-260.00     233.10                 
         54   250-295      280    200.00-247.50     233.36                 
        101   300-349      330    200.00-247.50     223.84                    
        329   351-397      372    200.00-240.00     222.98                         
        380   400-449      428    180.00-228.00     212.29                       
         14   404-417      413    223.00-229.00     227.32 Value Added     
        502   450-497      468    187.00-222.00     204.16                      
        498   500-549      522    176.50-209.00     192.77                 
        118   506-522      508    196.00-211.50     210.29 Value Added     
        542   550-597      577    140.00-211.00     192.18                 
         25     597        597       199.25         199.25 Fancy           
         70   559-590      570    184.00-209.00     204.57 Value Added     
        202   600-648      626    160.00-193.00     177.19                 
         66     647        647       189.50         189.50 Value Added     
        168   650-697      669    150.00-187.00     177.37                 
         25     678        678       180.25         180.25 Fancy           
         91   700-746      724    150.00-179.00     162.48                 
        213   750-791      773    147.50-176.00     166.03                 
         32     781        781       165.25         165.25 Fancy                         
         11   850-880      858    145.00-160.00     152.08                              

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                                
         17   305-345      334    170.00-214.00     203.13                 
         33   355-397      374    170.00-220.00     198.61                 
         52   400-445      425    175.00-215.00     197.06                 
         94   450-499      475    140.00-204.00     190.31                 
         38   500-546      525    133.00-190.00     175.91                 
         62   550-592      572    153.00-189.00     174.07                                 
         47   650-695      684    142.00-170.00     162.58                 
         13   700-745      721    119.00-162.00     142.58                      
            
   Slaughter Cows:        
       Percent Lean    Weight     Average Dress    High Dress       low Dress
Breaker     75-80    1075-2000    97.00-102.00     104.50-110.00    91.00-94.50
Boner       80-85    1000-1500    94.00-99.50      102.50-108.50    86.00-91.50
Lean        85-90    1000-1300    84.50-90.50       95.50-100.00    76.50-81.00
Light       85-90     700-1000    77.50-82.00       85.50-89.50     67.00-77.00

   Slaughter Bulls:     
Yield Grade    Weights     Average Dress    High Dress       Low Dress 
    1-2       1050-2600    111.00-117.50    120.50-133.00     98.00-104.00

Source:  USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Service, Frankfort, KY
         Alex Tolbert, OIC 502-381-6117
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SV_LS145.txt

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