Richmond Livestock Auction
USDA - Sat Jan 19, 7:36AM CST
SV_LS172
Frankfort, KY      Fri. Jan 18, 2018     USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News

BlueGrass Stockyards, Richmond, KY
Weighted Average Report for Friday Jan 18, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 440    Last week: 802   Last year: 594

Compared last week: Feeder steers and heifer calves sold 4.00 to 6.00 lower with 
the exception of 400 pound steers which were in good farmer demand. Yearling 
steers sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower on a light test. Slaughter cows and bulls 2.00 
lower.
 	
0 replacement cattle, 30 slaughter cattle, 410 feeder cattle, 

Slaughter cows made up 12.0 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2.0 
percent, replacement cows 0.0 percent, and feeders 88 percent.  The feeder 
supply included 60 percent bulls and steers, 40 percent heifers, Near 40 percent 
of the run weighed over 600 lbs.   


                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    250-300     282       135.00         135.00
    1    350-400     385       165.00         165.00
    5    400-450     421    143.00-158.00     145.96
    2    400-450     417       167.50         167.50   Fancy
    5    400-450     426    170.00-172.50     170.50   Value Added
    9    450-500     484    138.00-147.00     139.95
    9    500-550     514    128.00-140.00     131.40
    6    500-550     526       136.00         136.00   Value Added
    3    550-600     590       121.00         121.00
   62    600-650     632       152.00         152.00   Value Added
    1    700-750     710       121.00         121.00
    1    750-800     760       120.00         120.00
   62    750-800     756       134.95         134.95   Value Added
Groups of 20hd or more:
62hd 632 lbs 152.00 blk/charx/weaned
62hd 756 lbs 134.95 blk/charx

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    550-600     570       110.00         110.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    250-300     279       115.00         115.00   
    5    300-350     321    105.00-138.00     117.34
    9    350-400     375    110.00-115.00     112.28
    5    350-400     389       122.50         122.50   Value Added
    2    400-450     400       110.00         110.00
   10    450-500     468    105.00-115.00     111.00
   12    450-500     497       130.00         130.00   Fancy
    8    500-550     521    108.00-111.00     109.85
   13    550-600     561     99.00-107.00     105.06
    6    550-600     573       119.00         119.00   Value Added
   10    600-650     611    101.00-115.00     113.62
    8    650-700     664    109.00-114.00     111.45   Value Added
   13    850-900     876       108.50         108.50   Value Added

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    500-550     525        93.50          93.50

                    Feeder Heifers Small 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    350-400     387       105.00         105.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                                                                       
6   6    400-450     432    130.00-160.00     140.18
    4    400-450     425       165.00         165.00   Fancy
    2    450-500     490    125.00-135.00     129.95
    2    500-550     525       118.00         118.00
    7    550-600     580    110.00-129.00     120.71
    1    600-650     610       118.00         118.00
   10    650-700     659    118.00-119.00     118.21
    2    950-1000    962        99.00          99.00
                                 
                   Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80% 
    1    800-1200   1190        43.00          43.00   High Dressing
    1   1200-1600   1545        39.00          39.00   High Dressing
    1   1600-2000   1650        40.00          40.00

                   Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    800-1200   1082        38.00          38.00
    2   1200-1600   1275     39.00-41.00       40.03
    1   1200-1600   1250        43.00          43.00   High Dressing

                    Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1200-1600   1272        35.00          35.00

                    Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1500-3000   1846     60.00-68.00       64.18
 
Cows/Calves: young to aged 1050-1200 lbs. 5 to 6 years old with 200 to 300 pound 
calves: weak test.

Baby calves: not fully tested.

Stock Bulls: 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:  Kentucky Dept Of Ag-USDA Market News Frankort,Ky.
         Travis Gabbard Marketing specialist
         24 Hour Market Report 800-327-6568 Ky.(502-564-6568)
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SV_LS172.txt