Alabama Weekly Livestock Summary

Alabama Weekly Livestock Summary

Alabama livestock auctions for the week ending April 21, 2012.
Total estimated receipts this week 10,800, last week 9,551 and 9,997 last year. Compared to last week: Slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Slaughter bulls sold 3.00 higher. Replacement cows and pairs sold steady to 50.00 per head lower. Feeder steers sold steady. Feeder heifers and bulls sold 1.00 to 3.00 higher.
Trade moderate with moderate demand on feeders.

***Note: Board sales are listed separately and are not calculated in the percentages.***

Year to Date 180,928 Year Ago to Date 200,832
Percent of Supply
Ths Wk Lst Wk Lst Yr Ths Wk Lst Wk Lst Yr
Sltr Cows 11% 12% 12% *Fdrs over 600 lbs. 15% 17% 14%
Sltr Bulls 1% 1% 2% *Fdrs under 600 lbs. 85% 83% 86%
Rep Cows 5% 4% 10% *Fdr steers 18% heifers 51% Bulls 31%
**percent of feeders supply over and under 600 lbs**

Slaughter Cows: Breaker 70-80 percent lean 1020-1375 lbs (1205) 86.00-
91.00 (87.44); 1420-1775 lbs (1555) 86.50-91.00 (89.08); 1430-1750 lbs high dressing (1564) 92.00-95.00 (93.64); 1475-1655 lbs low dressing (1543) 81.00-85.50 (83.17). Boner 80-85 percent lean 905-1395 lbs (1169) 87.00-92.00 (89.37); 1005-1350 lbs high dressing (1195) 92.00-97.00 (94.44); 910-1390 lbs low dressing (1134) 82.00-87.00 (84.24); 1410-1710 lbs (1484) 87.00-91.50 (89.47); 1400-1505 lbs high dressing (1425) 92.00-96.50 (94.36). Lean 85-90 percent lean 855-1245 lbs (1024) 78.00-83.00 (80.65); 810-1225 lbs low dressing (968) 73.00-78.00 (75.08).

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1235-1445 lbs (1377) 105.00-110.00 (107.68); 1535-2255 lbs (1825) 105.00-110.00 (107.16); 1545-2285 lbs high dressing (1879) 110.00-114.50 (112.19).

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-325 lbs (316) 215.00-220.00 (216.95); 370-395 lbs (381) 198.00-206.00 (200.51); 405-445 lbs (417) 190.00-198.00 (194.29); 455-470 lbs (461) 182.00-190.00 (185.87); 505-535 lbs (514) 164.00-172.00 (169.99); 585-595 lbs (591) 160.00-165.00 (161.42); 600-640 lbs (625) 153.00-160.00 (156.61). Medium and Large 1-2 663-684 lbs (674) 152.75-155.00 (153.98); 700-700 lbs value added (700) 151.50 (151.50); 843-843 lbs value added (843) 139.75 (139.75). Medium and Large 2 350-395 lbs (372) 191.00-199.00 (195.10); 450-485 lbs (473) 175.00-183.00 (178.07); 505-545 lbs (521) 158.30-165.00 (163.91); 555-595 lbs (570) 155.00-161.00 (159.61); 615-635 lbs (627) 148.00-154.00 (151.48); 760-790 lbs (775) 133.00-138.75 (137.15).

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-320 lbs (312) 180.00-187.00 (184.75); 350-395 lbs (378) 168.00-176.50 (172.81); 400-445 lbs (426) 163.00-169.00 (166.44); 455-495 lbs (475) 158.00-165.00 (160.69); 505-545 lbs (530) 152.00-158.00 (155.03); 555-590 lbs (580) 147.00-155.00 (152.97); 605-635 lbs (620) 140.00-147.00 (144.05); 655-685 lbs (672) 135.00-138.00 (137.19); 705-740 lbs (727) 129.00-133.00 (132.53); 712-712 lbs value added (712) 139.10 (139.10). Medium and Large 1-2 583-583 lbs load (583) 149.50 (149.50); 675-675 lbs load (675) 134.60 (134.60).
Medium and Large 2 300-340 lbs (326) 171.00-180.00 (176.27); 355-398 lbs (378) 165.00-175.00 (169.28); 405-445 lbs (428) 157.00-164.00 (159.23); 450-490 lbs (463) 150.00-158.00 (153.19); 505-545 lbs (520) 144.00-153.00 (148.64); 550-590 lbs (566) 137.00-147.00 (143.02); 605-645 lbs (621) 134.00-140.00 (136.11); 655-699 lbs (688) 128.00-134.00 (132.51); 710-743 lbs (734) 117.00-124.00 (121.26); 790-790 lbs (790) 109.00 (109.00).
Medium and Large 3 305-345 lbs (324) 163.00-171.00 (167.34); 355-395 lbs (370) 155.00-163.00 (158.84); 405-445 lbs (423) 148.00-155.00 (151.53);455-495 lbs (473) 140.00-150.00 (144.68); 500-545 lbs (522) 135.00-140.00 (137.78); 550-585 lbs (570) 132.50-137.00 (134.72); 610-640 lbs (626) 126.00-131.00 (129.39).

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 300-345 lbs (320) 200.00-210.00 (204.21); 355-395 lbs (370) 192.00-200.00 (196.26); 405-445 lbs (431) 185.00-193.00 (189.59); 455-495 lbs (472) 179.00-183.00 (180.63); 500-545 lbs (526) 162.00-170.00 (166.17); 555-585 lbs (566) 157.00-163.00 (159.54); 605-645 lbs (619) 151.00-158.00 (154.56); 655-690 lbs (674) 137.00-147.00 (140.77); 720-745 lbs (733) 120.00-127.00 (123.14); 750-790 lbs (763) 108.00-121.00 (114.52). Medium and Large 2 310-345 lbs (327) 190.00-200.00 (194.47); 355-395 lbs (379) 184.50-192.00 (187.19); 400-445 lbs (424) 176.00-185.00 (179.89); 455-497 lbs (478) 165.00-175.00 (170.36); 505-545 lbs (523) 155.00-163.00 (159.54); 555-595 lbs (576) 145.00-155.00 (149.47); 600-625 lbs (612) 140.00-145.00 (142.22); 650-685 lbs (661) 125.00-132.00 (128.07); 750-795 lbs (777) 108.00-117.00 (111.70). Medium and Large 3 325-345 lbs (337) 180.00-190.00 (184.92); 360-390 lbs (376) 173.00-180.00 (175.71); 405-445 lbs (424) 165.00-173.00 (169.00); 455-495 lbs (474) 158.00-165.00 (160.59); 505-545 lbs (524) 147.00-155.00 (151.41); 555-590 lbs (569) 140.00-145.00 (142.71).

Arab, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 65 head 875 lbs 136.00.
Cattle sold with a 2 percent shrink, 4 cent slide up only, and to be delivered April 20-21, 2012.

Linden, AL
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 240 head 800-850 lbs (840) 137.75-140.95 (139.35); 118 head 850-900 lbs (850) 137.00-138.50 (137.75). Cattle sold with a 2-3 percent shrink, 4 cent slide up only, and to be delivered by May 15, 2012.

Open and Bred Replacement Cows: Young to Middle Aged: Large 2: 0-3 mos 1000.00-1100.00; 4-6 mos 1100.00-1250.00; 7-9 mos 1250.00-1300.00. Medium 2: 0-3 mos 800.00-1000.00; 4-6 mos 1000.00-1100.00; 7-9 mos 1100.00- 1250.00. Small 2: 0-3 mos 600.00-800.00; 4-6 mos 800.00-1000.00; 7-9 mos 1000.00-1100.00. Aged: Large 3: 0-3 mos ————; 4-6 mos ———– –; 7-9 mos —————. Medium 3: 0-3 mos 600.00-800.00; 4-6 mos 800.00-1000.00; 7-9 mos 1000.00-1100.00. Small 3: 0-3 mos 450.00-600.00; 4-6 mos 600.00-800.00; 7-9 mos 800.00-1000.00.

Replacement Pairs: Young to Middle Aged Cows with Calves 100-300 lbs:
Large 2: 1500.00-1700.00. Medium 2: 1300.00-1500.00. Small 2: 1100.00- 1300.00. Aged: Large 3: 1200.00-1400.00. Medium 3: 1000.00-1200.00. Small
3: 850.00-1000.00.

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