Lexington Weekly Livestock Summary
LG_LS145      
Lexington, KY    Thur Dec 06, 2018    USDA-KY Dept Ag Market News  

Receipts:  3501   Last Week:  3201   Year Ago:  3548 
**Blue Ribbon replacement heifer sale tonight at 6:30 p.m.
 
   Compared to last week steer and heifer calves sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower
with light demand under a heavy supply.  Fleshy, plain, and off-colored
calves facing discounts.  Yearling steers sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower with light
demand.  Yearling heifers sold 3.00 lower in a limited comparison.  Quality 
was good through attractive.  Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 
3.00 lower with light demand. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 155.00-173.00; 400-
500 lbs 143.00-153.00 value-added 154.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-149.00 
value-added 150.00-164.00 fleshy 133.00-139.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-135.00 
value-added 136.00-148.75 including 50 head(blk) 604 lbs 144.75, 
48 head(blk) 618 lbs 143.00, 45 head(blk) 631 lbs 148.75, 55 head(blk-chax)
633 lbs 139.75 and 50 head(blk) 666 lbs 144.50; 700-800 lbs 130.00-139.75 
value-added 141.00-150.00 including 92 head(blk-chax) 751 lbs 143.75, 
85 head(blk) 752 lbs 145.50 and 134 head(blk-mixed) 772 lbs 144.90 fleshy
125.00-129.00; 800-900 lbs 133.00-145.25 including 57 head(blk-mixed) 816 lbs
145.25, 96 head(mostly blk) 818 lbs 142.20 and 70 head(blk-few mixed) 857 lbs
145.25.  Medium and Large 2-3  200-300 lbs few 131.00; 300-400 lbs few 140.00; 
400-500 lbs 136.00-142.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-139.00; 600-700 lbs 113.00-124.00;
700-800 lbs 108.00-113.00; 800-900 lbs 110.00-120.00.

   Holstein Steers:  Large 3  700-800 lbs small pkg 735 lbs 80.00.
   
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 115.00-123.00 fancy 
124.00-134.00; 400-500 lbs 120.00-129.00 value-added 130.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs
111.00-119.00 value-added 120.00-128.50 including 23 head(blk-mixed) 509 lbs
123.00 and 20 head(blk) 521 lbs 123.50; 600-700 lbs 109.00-119.00 value-added
120.00-128.00; 700-800 lbs 102.00-115.00 value-added 116.00-125.50 including
25 head(blk) 709 lbs 125.50; 800-900 lbs 124 head(blk-chax) 814 lbs 132.00
fleshy 85.00-93.00.  Medium and Large 2-3  200-300 lbs 107.50-114.00; 300-
400 lbs 110.00-114.00; 400-500 lbs few 106.00-119.00; 500-600 lbs 100.00-110.00;
600-700 lbs 94.00-108.00; 700-800 lbs 86.00-101.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  200-300 lbs 150.00; 300-400 lbs 
140.00-150.00 fancy 151.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-145.00 fancy 146.00-
152.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs 116.00-129.50 fleshy 111.00-
115.00; 700-800 lbs 100.00-114.00 fleshy 92.00-99.00.  Medium and Large 2-3
200-300 lbs few 120.00; 300-400 lbs 120.00-139.00; 400-500 lbs 119.00-134.00;
500-600 lbs 117.00-132.00; 600-700 lbs 103.00-115.00.

    Slaughter Cows:
        %Lean    Weight        Avg Dress     Hi dress      Lo Dress
Breakers 70-80   1100-1500 lbs 40.00-44.00   45.00-50.00   35.00-39.00                       
Boners   80-85   1100-1300 lbs 41.00-46.00   47.00-52.00   35.00-40.00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Lean     85-90    950-1200 lbs 35.00-40.00   41.00-46.00   27.00-34.00 

    Slaughter Bulls:  
               Weight      Average Dress   High Dress     Low Dress   
Y.G. 1-2       1300-2100   64.00-71.00     72.00-80.00    57.00-63.00  
       
Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  middle-aged young 1000-1775 lbs 
1-9 months bred 700.00-800.00; young 800.00-1000.00.  Medium 2-3  middle-aged
1035-1290 lbs 585.00-700.00 aged 450.00-530.00.

Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  1230 lbs with 180 lb calf at side
1250.00; 1300 lbs plain aged 570.00.

Stock Bulls:  Blk 1185 lbs 925.00.

Baby Calves: beef 170.00.

**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:  KY Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Frankfort, KY 
             Bill Holleran, Market Reporter, 502-782-4139 
             24 Hour Toll Free Market News Report 1-800-327-6568
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