Russell Springs Livestock Auction
SV_LS168
Frankfort, KY      Wed April 17, 2019     USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News

Russell Co. Stockyard, Russell Springs, KY
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday April 17, 2019

Cattle Receipts: 777         Last week: 699      Last year: 1108 

Compared to last week: Feeder steer and heifer calves sold 3.00 to 
5.00 higher with good demand. New crop fleshy calves steady. Yearling 
steers and heifers steady. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls 
2.00 to 3.00 higher. 

3 Replacement cattle, 50 slaughter cattle, 724 feeder cattle.

Slaughter cows made up 14.5 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1.5 
percent, replacement cows .8 percent, and feeders 85 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 48 percent steers and bulls, 52 percent heifers. Near 39 
percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     295       190.00         190.00
    7    300-350     309    175.00-196.00     180.81
   16    300-350     317       204.00         204.00   Value Added
   24    350-400     370    190.00-194.00     192.95
   11    400-450     436    162.00-175.00     171.10
   10    400-450     430    179.00-180.00     179.10   Value Added
    4    450-500     475       180.00         180.00   Value Added
    4    500-550     522    161.00-165.00     164.48
   10    500-550     515    166.00-176.50     172.21   Value Added
    6    550-600     569    155.00-167.00     160.08
   33    550-600     556    168.50-171.00     168.85   Value Added
   18    600-650     640    150.00-163.00     152.81   Value Added
    1    650-700     665       148.00         148.00
   30    650-700     670    140.50-153.50     151.94   Value Added
    1    700-750     700       146.00         146.00   Value Added
    2    750-800     795       134.00         134.00
   43    750-800     782    130.50-137.00     136.39   Value Added
    7    850-900     870       127.50         127.50
Groups of 20hd or more:
24hd 550 lbs 169.00 blk/bwf/weaned
27hd 667 lbs 153.50 blk
39hd 781 lbs 137.00 blk

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    650-700     655       139.00         139.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    250-300     279       170.00         170.00   Value Added
    5    350-400     366    145.00-158.00     155.05
    9    350-400     389       155.00         155.00   Value Added
    9    400-450     426    139.00-153.00     146.67
    2    400-450     445       130.00         130.00   Fleshy
   15    400-450     420    152.00-158.00     155.27   Value Added
   13    450-500     472    139.00-143.00     140.91
    2    450-500     485       134.00         134.00   Fleshy
    2    450-500     467       149.00         149.00   Value Added
    1    500-550     520       127.00         127.00
   27    500-550     514    150.00-151.00     150.04   Value Added
    4    550-600     575       136.00         136.00
   20    550-600     570    132.00-136.50     135.38   Value Added
    7    600-650     617    122.00-131.00     125.78
   26    600-650     618    124.00-130.00     129.08   Value Added
    4    650-700     665       122.50         122.50
   39    650-700     677    125.00-130.00     129.25   Value Added
    2    700-750     702       125.00         125.00
    1    750-800     765       114.00         114.00
    3    800-850     825       116.50         116.50
   30    800-850     811    111.50-119.75     118.32   Value Added
Groups of 20hd or more:
25hd 514 lbs 150.00 blk/bwf/weaned
22hd 618 lbs 130.00 blk/charx
32hd 675 lbs 130.00 blk
25hd 804 lbs 119.75 blk/bwf

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     275       130.00         130.00
    4    600-650     616       120.00         120.00

                    Feeder Heifers Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    350-400     380       142.00         142.00
    3    500-550     535       127.00         127.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    250-300     270       188.00         188.00
    3    300-350     320    170.00-185.00     180.07
   15    350-400     372    170.00-192.00     186.60
   15    400-450     432    175.00-180.00     177.38
   17    450-500     471    155.00-170.00     162.96
    6    500-550     513    140.00-157.00     145.25
    5    550-600     568    149.00-158.00     154.05
   11    600-650     616    139.00-147.00     141.51
    5    650-700     668    135.00-140.00     136.97
    4    700-750     707       135.00         135.00
    2    900-950     900       105.00         105.00
    2    950-1000    980       100.00         100.00

                      Feeder Bulls Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    350-400     385    140.00-145.00     142.53

                  Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1200-1600   1267     60.00-62.00       61.04
    2   1200-1600   1452     65.00-68.00       66.60   High Dressing

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    800-1200   1033     52.00-57.00       55.37
    3    800-1200   1072     62.00-65.00       63.03   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1260        53.00          53.00
    3   1200-1600   1337     58.00-64.00       61.76   High Dressing

                    Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    700-800     735        39.00          39.00
    4    800-1200    941     36.00-41.00       37.62
    1    800-1200   1100        48.00          48.00   High Dressing

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1000-1500   1440     82.00-84.00       83.17
    2   1500-3000   1592        80.00          80.00
    3   1500-3000   1900     86.00-91.00       88.08   High Dressing

Bred cows: weak test.

Stock Bulls: no test

Baby Calves:no test. 

Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2: 5 to 6 years old with 150pd calves: 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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