Mississippi Weekly Livestock Summary
JK_LS145	
Jackson, MS    Fri March 15, 2019    USDA-MS Dept of Ag Market News
 
SUMMARY OF 14 MISSISSIPPI CATTLE AUCTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING ON Fri Mar 15, 2019
 
Cattle Receipts:    5,494        Last Week:      3,842       Last Year:   5,682

Percent of supply:		This Week     Last Week     Year Ago
Feeders under 600 lbs		51 percent    62  percent   66  percent
Feeders over 600 lbs		24 percent    12  percent   10  percent
Slaughter cows			12 percent    14  percent   12  percent
Replacement cows and Pairs	13 percent    12  percent   12  percent

The feeder supply included 55 percent steers/bulls and 45 percent heifers.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows 2.00 to 4.00 higher 
and bulls sold steady to 2.00 higher. Feeder steers and heifers sold steady.

Please Note:
The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes 
and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where some 
sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included 
in the report. Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise noted.
   
   Slaughter Cows:
Breakers  70-80 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  55.00 -63.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  58.00 -64.00
Boning    80-85 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  64.00 -66.00 high yielding
Lean      85-90 percent lean  850-1200 lbs  45.00 -57.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1000-1500 lbs 70.00-88.00; 1500-2000 lbs 80.00-94.00.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-250 lbs 200.00-210.00; 250-300 lbs 185.00-200.00;
300-400 lbs 175.00-190.00 few to 196.00; 
400-500 lbs 165.00-180.00 few to 185.00; 
500-600 lbs 145.00-160.00 few to 170.00; 
600-700 lbs 135.00-150.00 few to 152.00; 
700-750 lbs 125.00-140.00 few to 143.00;
750-800 lbs 116.00-125.00.

  Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2 
200-300 lbs 160.00-172.00;  
300-350 lbs 150.00-165.00; 350-400 lbs 145.00-150.00; 
400-500 lbs 135.00-150.00 few to 152.00; 
500-600 lbs 120.00-140.00 few to 142.00; 
600-700 lbs 118.00-130.00 few to 133.00; 
700-750 lbs 100.00-115.00; 750-800 lbs 90.00-100.00.

  Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 4-8 years 850-1300 lbs 
with 100-350 lbs calves 850.00-1500.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 2-8 years 700-1100 lbs with 100-350 lbs 
calves 800.00-1300.00. 

   Replacement Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years 
2-8 mos. bred 850-1350 lbs cows 700.00-1125.00. 
Small and Medium 1-2 2-8 years 2-8 mos. bred 700-1100 lbs cows 
500.00-1000.00 few to 1550. 

Source:  Mississippi Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Jackson, MS 
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JK_LS145