Mississippi Weekly Livestock Summary
JK_LS145	
Jackson, MS    Fri December 7, 2018    USDA-MS Dept of Ag Market News
 
SUMMARY OF 14 MISSISSIPPI CATTLE AUCTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING ON Fri Dec 7, 2018
 
Cattle Receipts:    8,446        Last Week:      9,936       Last Year:   7,798


Percent of supply:		This Week     Last Week     Year Ago
Feeders under 600 lbs		69 percent    70  percent     70  percent
Feeders over 600 lbs		11 percent    11  percent     11  percent
Slaughter cows			11 percent    9   percent     10  percent
Replacement cows and Pairs	9  percent    10  percent     9   percent

The feeder supply included 56 percent steers/bulls and 44 percent heifers.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 5.00 lower 
and bulls sold 2.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder steers sold 1.00 to 10.00 
lower and heifers sold 1.00 to 7.00 lower.

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  36.00 -44.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  37.00 -43.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  43.00 -45.00 high yielding
Lean      85-90 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  30.00 -36.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1000-1500 lbs 52.00-65.00; 1500-2000 lbs 65.00-76.00.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-300 lbs 185.00-200.00; 300-400 lbs 156.00-177.00; 
400-500 lbs 140.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-150.00; 
600-700 lbs 117.00-135.00; 700-800 lbs 110.00-124.00.

  Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-300 lbs 140.00-160.00; 300-400 lbs 130.00-150.00; 
400-500 lbs 118.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 110.00-122.00; 
600-700 lbs 100.00-118.00; 700-750 lbs 90.00-100.00; 
750-800 lbs 80.00-90.00.

  Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 4-8 years 850-1500 lbs 
with 100-350 lbs calves 800.00-1300.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years 750-1100 lbs with 100-350 lbs 
calves 550.00-950.00. 

   Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years 
4-8 mos. bred 850-1350 lbs cows 700.00-1400.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 2-8 years 4-8 mos. bred 750-1100 lbs cows 
500.00-1300.00. 

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