**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 May 20, 2015     USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News

Knoxville Livestock Center, Knoxville, TN
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 20, 2015

Cattle Receipts: 267     Last week: 412     Last year: 472
 
Trends: According to the Federal-State Market News Service, compared to
the same sale one week ago, prices for Slaughter cows: 5.00 to 6.00
lower. Slaughter bulls: Not well tested. Feeder classes trading mostly
steady on a limited test.

Slaughter cows 38; Slaughter bulls 4; Total feeder supply 210; Feeder
steers/bulls 122; Feeder heifers 88; Feeder supply over 600 lbs 35;
Replacement/feeder cows 15.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   7    315-330    323    295.00-320.00     312.72
   2    420-445    433    265.00-282.50     273.50
   2    475-480    478    240.00-287.00     263.38
   2    525-540    533    241.00-256.00    248.39
   1    520-520    520       269.00             269.00   Fancy
   2    577-577    577       250.00             250.00   Value Added
   3    610-620    613    225.00-240.00    234.95
   1    725-725    725       210.00             210.00
                            Holstein Large 3
   3    535-535    535       190.00            190.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   1    265-265    265       290.00             290.00
   5    310-325    316    260.00-290.00     270.58
  10    365-381    375    254.00-275.00    257.39
   2    420-440    430    244.00-260.00     252.19
  15    458-495    465    236.00-250.00    239.96
   1    475-475    475       203.00              203.00   Fleshy
   9    500-540    518    220.00-236.00     224.24
   1    530-530    530       247.00             247.00   Fancy
   7    565-585    574    215.00-225.00     219.40
   1    590-590    590       240.00             240.00   Fancy
   5    620-640    633    199.00-210.00    207.58
   5    650-687    668    189.00-205.00    196.66
   1    705-705    705       170.00            170.00
   4    763-763    763       191.00             191.00
                            Small 1 - 2
   2    470-490    480    190.00-197.50     193.67
   1    510-510    510       185.00              185.00
                            Medium and Large 3
   2    420-435    428    226.00-227.50     226.76
   1    490-490    490       220.00              220.00
   3    525-540    530    195.00-207.50     203.25
   2    560-560    560    200.00-210.00     205.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1 - 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   3    360-380    367    266.00-280.00     270.84
   7    423-445    430    265.00-280.00     270.75
   8    450-495    479    247.50-274.00     259.89
  12    500-546    530    231.00-248.00     243.72
   7    555-595    569    212.00-245.00     233.42
   1    620-620    620       219.00              219.00
   3    680-685    682    195.00-215.00     203.36
   6    700-745    709    202.50-210.00     205.06
                            Small 1 - 2
   1    505-505    505       195.00             195.00
                            Medium and Large 3
   1    435-435    435       230.00             230.00
   2    505-520    513    207.50-220.00    213.66
   1    580-580    580       202.50             202.50

Slaughter Cows                Breaker 70-80% Lean
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   1   1375-1375  1375       102.50         102.50
   1   1370-1370  1370       116.00         116.00   High Dressing
   1   1435-1435  1435       103.50         103.50
   1   1460-1460  1460       113.50         113.50   High Dressing
   1   1545-1545  1545        96.00          96.00   Low Dressing
                              Boner 80-85% Lean
   9   1030-1365  1191    105.00-112.50     108.57
   2   1200-1380  1290    115.50-117.50     116.57   High Dressing
   4   1075-1350  1231     89.00-97.50        94.34   Low Dressing
   2   1455-1540  1498    107.00-112.50     109.83
   4   1520-1630  1580    117.50-122.50     119.63   High Dressing
                               Lean 85-90% Lean
   2   1020-1135  1078     96.00-100.00      97.89
   2    940-980    960    113.00-118.00        115.45   High Dressing
   1    870-870    870        91.00                   91.00   Low Dressing

Slaughter Bulls                Yield Grade 1
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   1   1305-1305  1305       132.50         132.50
   2   1680-2185  1933       128.50         128.50
   1   2220-2220  2220       145.00         145.00   High Dressing

Source: TN Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Nashville, TN
       Jodee Inman, OIC 502-782-4139
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsNV_LS150.txt

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