Meridian Livestock Auction
JK_LS141
Jackson, MS    Tue Aug 13, 2019    USDA - MS Dept of Ag Market News

Meridian, MS - Meridian Stockyard
Feeder and Slaughter Cattle Report for Mon Aug 12, 2019

Receipts     This week    387       Last Week    451

Compared to last week slaughter cows trended 2.00 to 4.00 Lower. Slaughter 
bulls trended Steady. Feeder steers trended 5.00 to 7.00 Lower. Feeder heifers 
trended 5.00 to 7.00 Lower. Feeder consisted of 52 percent steers and 48 
percent heifers. Receipts weighing under 600 lbs 55 percent over 600 lbs 18 
percent. Total receipts were made up of 73 percent feeders, 15 percent 
slaughter cows and 12 percent Pairs/Replacements. 

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:
                Weight (lbs)   Pct Lean     Average Dress        High Dress

 Breakers       850-1200       70-80%        47.50 -   51.00     0.00-       0.00
 Boners         850-1200       80-85%        54.00 -   58.25     0.00-       0.00
 Lean           850-1200       85-90%        47.00 -   52.00     0.00-       0.00
 Lean           750-850        85-90%        32.00 -   39.00     0.00-       0.00
 Lean           under750       85-90%         0.00 -    0.00     0.00-       0.00

    SLAUGHTER BULLS:  Yield grade 1-2  1000-1500 lbs 0.00-0.00; 
1500-2000 lbs 82.00-84.50.

    FEEDER STEERS:  Medium & Large 1-2  
200-300 lbs 170.00-180.00; 300-400 lbs 150.00-157.00;
600-700 lbs 110.00-117.00 bull calves.
Note: Sold group of black steers avrg. Wt. 530 lbs brght 130.00.

  Medium & Small 1-2
400-500 lbs 128.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-127.00.

    FEEDER HEIFERS:  Medium & Large 1-2  
300-400 lbs 122.00-130.00.

  Medium & Small 1-2  400-500 lbs 110.00-117.00; 
500-600 lbs 102.00-112.00.

    REPLACEMENT & FEEDER COWS:  Medium & Large 1-2 Middle Aged (4-8 yrs) 
960-1230 Lbs 2-7 months bred 700.00-1010.00.

 Source: Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commerce - USDA Market News Service
         Jackson, MS   Michael Lasseter, Market Reporter, (601) 359-1159
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/jk_LS141

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