**Prices quoted represent the majority of feeder cattle sold that day for various weights and grades.  Feeder
cattle showing a high percentage of exotic influence, undesirable color pattern, excessive flesh, and
diminished frame size may experience substantial price discounts not listed in price report.*
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Nashville, TN      Wed Dec 17, 2014     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Knoxville Livestock Center, Knoxville, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 17, 2014

Cattle Receipts: 437      Last week: 692      Last year: 550
 
Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to the same sale one week
ago, prices for Slaughter cows: Steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter bulls: Not well tested. Steers/bulls
under 500 lbs 15.00 to 25.00 lower; over 500 lbs 10.00 to 20.00 lower. Heifers under 500 lbs
15.00 to 25.00 lower; over 500 lbs 10.00 to 20.00 lower.

Slaughter cows 48; Slaughter bulls 5; Total feeder supply 344; Feeder steers/bulls 206; Feeder heifers
138; Feeder supply over 600 lbs 65; Replacement/feeder cows 40.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   2    265-280    273    265.00-270.00     267.57
   5    310-340    326    255.00-270.00     263.99
   6    350-375    360    255.00-272.50     265.00
   5    407-440    418    246.00-262.50     254.57
   9    455-471    465    230.00-255.00     244.19
   6    505-545    524    225.00-235.00     228.68
  12   550-580    564    218.00-235.00     226.15
   9    597-597    597       223.50         223.50   Value Added
   6    617-638    631    217.00-219.00     217.65
   5    656-685    662    200.00-215.00     211.89
   2    735-745    740    185.00-194.00     189.53
   2    777-777    777       190.00         190.00
                            Medium and Large 3
   2    435-435    435    220.00-223.00     221.50
   1    495-495    495       219.00         219.00
   1    540-540    540       210.00         210.00
                            Holstein Large 3
   2    490-490    490       163.00         163.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   3    315-345    330    250.00-255.00     252.46
   5    350-395    370    235.00-252.50     240.22
  10   405-440    426    220.00-250.00     233.10
  10   455-495    470    215.00-232.00     223.91
  10   500-545    534    208.00-221.00     215.15
   5    570-585    574    190.00-212.00     196.97
   8    586-586    586       207.50         207.50   Value Added
   3    620-625    623    178.00-189.00     182.67
   5    650-665    659    170.00-182.50     178.16
   3    663-663    663       193.00         193.00   Value Added
                            Small 1 - 2
   1    420-420    420       186.00         186.00
   1    520-520    520       170.00         170.00
                            Medium and Large 3
   2    380-390    385    210.00-220.00     215.06
   9    450-495    469    190.00-211.00     205.52
   4    505-545    520    187.50-200.00     190.90
   2    570-570    570    180.00-181.00     180.50

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   7    360-390    372    245.00-267.50     252.61
  10   410-446    435    236.00-254.00     240.24
  10   460-495    476    227.50-243.00     232.70
  10   500-540    528    210.00-232.50     218.38
   5    560-585    570    194.00-220.00     206.20
   4    620-630    624    185.00-210.00     196.05
   6    665-690    677    163.00-184.00     173.99
   3    720-722    721    165.00-166.00     165.33
                            Medium and Large 3
   2    385-390    388    218.00-220.00     219.01
   2    415-440    428    215.00-219.00     217.06
   2    470-485    478    213.00-216.00     214.52
   5    500-545    522    190.00-209.00     202.41
   3    560-580    568    173.00-185.00     179.28

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   2   1170-1340  1255    101.00-103.50     102.33
   2   1540-1545  1543    101.00-104.00      88.03   Low Dressing
                              Boner 80-85% Lean
   9    975-1325  1119     98.00-105.50       102.63
   3   1150-1355  1220    109.50-111.00     110.34   High Dressing
   3   1130-1235  1170     88.00-92.00         90.05   Low Dressing
   3   1455-1520  1482    101.50-106.50     104.46
   1   1480-1480  1480        94.00                94.00   Low Dressing
                               Lean 85-90% Lean
   5    885-1090   981     92.50-98.00           95.04
   2    825-895    860     81.00-85.00            83.08   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   1   1675-1675  1675       124.50              124.50
   1   1975-1975  1975       134.00              134.00   High Dressing
   2   1565-1620  1593    114.00-117.50     115.78   Low Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
       615 781 5406 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS1
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