Mississippi Weekly Livestock Summary
JK_LS145	
Jackson, MS    Fri October 12, 2018    USDA-MS Dept of Ag Market News
 
SUMMARY OF 14 MISSISSIPPI CATTLE AUCTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING ON Fri Oct 12 2018
 
Cattle Receipts:    7,380        Last Week:     8,243       Last Year:   7,001

Percent of supply:		This Week     Last Week     Year Ago
Feeders under 600 lbs		68 percent    67  percent     68  percent
Feeders over 600 lbs		10 percent    10  percent     9   percent
Slaughter cows			11 percent    13  percent     12  percent
Replacement cows and Pairs	11 percent    10  percent     11  percent

The feeder supply included 60 percent steers/bulls and 40 percent heifers.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 4.00 lower 
and bulls sold steady. Feeder steers and heifers sold steady.

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:
Breakers  70-80 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  40.00 -47.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  45.00 -52.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  52.00 -55.00 high yielding
Lean      85-90 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  35.00 -44.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1000-1500 lbs 60.00-74.00; 1500-2000 lbs 70.00-81.00.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-300 lbs 185.00-200.00; 
300-400 lbs 165.00-180.00 few to 200.00; 
400-500 lbs 150.00-160.00 few to 179.00; 
500-600 lbs 130.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-137.00; 
700-800 lbs 120.00-134.00.

  Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-300 lbs 140.00-150.00; 300-400 lbs 134.00-146.00; 
400-500 lbs 125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-135.00;  
600-700 lbs 110.00-125.00 few to 132.00; 
700-800 lbs 106.00-118.00.

  Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years 850-1300 lbs 
with 100-400 lbs calves 1000.00-1500.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years 750-1100 lbs with 100-300 lbs 
calves 700.00-1100.00. 

   Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years 
2-8 mos. bred 850-1350 lbs cows 800.00-1200.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 2-8 years 2-8 mos. bred 700-1100 lbs cows 
500.00-1200.00. 

Source:  Mississippi Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Jackson, MS 
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JK_LS145