Lexington, KY - Blue Grass Stockyards

LG_LS140
Frankfort, KY Mon Apr 15, 2019 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News

Bluegrass Stockyard - Lexington, KY
Weighted Average Report for 04/15/2019

Receipts: 810 Last Week: 978 Year Ago: 610

Compared to last Monday feeder steers sold steady on similar quality with
good demand for quality weaned packages. Heifers sold mostly steady with
few middleweights 1.00 higher with good demand. Yearlings lightly tested.
Slaughter cows sold 5.00 to 7.00 higher with good demand. Slaughter
bulls sold steady with moderate demand.

22 replacement cattle, 120 slaughter cattle, 668 feeder cattle.
Today's supply included 27 percent steers, 19 percent bulls and
39 percent heifers, with 12 percent weighing over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 200-250 220 160.00 160.00
1 250-300 255 151.00 151.00
4 300-350 323 158.00-160.00 159.49
10 300-350 308 173.00 173.00 Fancy
4 350-400 375 155.00-170.00 161.33
27 350-400 382 178.00 178.00 Fancy
12 400-450 429 152.50-167.50 160.52
34 400-450 431 168.00-177.00 170.62 Value Added
2 450-500 472 161.00-162.00 161.51
14 450-500 461 167.00-173.00 170.59 Value Added
14 500-550 516 150.00-158.00 152.95
31 500-550 515 162.00-169.50 166.69 Value Added
3 550-600 595 151.00 151.00
6 550-600 556 160.00-170.00 166.35 Value Added
10 600-650 617 139.00-143.00 142.60
10 600-650 610 145.00-152.00 148.81 Value Added
7 650-700 678 146.00-147.00 146.71 Value Added
3 700-750 723 137.00-139.00 138.34
Groups of 20 head or more:
27 head 382 lbs 178.00 Blk-Red Fancy

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 200-250 245 141.00 141.00
1 550-600 595 148.00 148.00

Feeder Steers Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 600-650 645 122.50 122.50

Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 450-500 480 71.00 71.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 200-250 240 145.00 145.00
7 250-300 277 133.00-141.00 135.89
1 250-300 265 144.00 144.00 Fancy
5 300-350 337 129.00-138.00 131.41
15 300-350 306 147.00-149.00 148.73 Fancy
3 300-350 346 154.00 154.00 Value Added
21 350-400 374 131.00-142.00 137.21
47 350-400 383 143.00-154.00 149.67 Value Added
20 400-450 432 130.00-139.00 135.90
26 400-450 437 141.00-151.00 144.09 Value Added
7 450-500 475 134.00-139.00 137.76
17 450-500 471 141.00-146.00 142.99 Value Added
12 500-550 528 129.00-138.00 134.68
29 500-550 517 138.50-144.50 142.72 Value Added
23 550-600 575 125.00-136.00 132.33
4 550-600 590 137.00 137.00 Value Added
7 600-650 621 136.00-139.00 136.88 Value Added
6 650-700 681 122.00-133.00 128.46
2 650-700 650 134.00 134.00 Value Added
2 700-750 720 115.00-123.00 119.11
7 750-800 763 116.00-124.50 121.98
1 800-850 810 99.00 99.00
3 850-900 882 90.00-107.00 101.38
1 950-1000 960 95.00 95.00
Groups of 20 head or more:
27 head 379 lbs 152.50 Blk-Red Fancy

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 300-350 315 129.00 129.00
1 350-400 380 130.00 130.00
2 400-450 428 115.00-129.00 122.04
5 450-500 467 110.00-125.00 120.73
6 500-550 543 125.00-127.00 125.67
2 550-600 587 115.00 115.00
4 650-700 674 100.00 100.00

Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 300-350 315 101.00 101.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 200-250 200 140.00 140.00
7 250-300 289 145.00-154.00 149.77
5 300-350 331 148.00-155.00 151.29
8 350-400 378 141.00-162.50 150.31
8 350-400 378 165.00-169.00 167.49 Fancy
9 400-450 421 148.00-150.00 149.14
10 450-500 472 138.00-153.00 149.54
13 450-500 471 154.00-169.00 164.65 Fancy
8 500-550 519 147.50-155.00 150.45
10 500-550 522 162.00-163.00 162.71 Fancy
10 550-600 568 141.00-150.00 145.27
8 550-600 587 154.00-156.00 154.48 Fancy
1 600-650 630 129.00 129.00
1 600-650 625 139.00 139.00 Fancy
4 800-850 825 100.00-113.00 109.69
2 850-900 880 105.00 105.00

Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 250-300 275 130.00-137.50 134.15
1 300-350 310 143.00 143.00
6 350-400 367 135.00-152.50 146.78
4 400-450 410 151.00 151.00
1 450-500 475 130.00 130.00
4 500-550 530 128.00-131.00 129.49
7 550-600 561 120.00-146.00 140.69
1 650-700 670 127.00 127.00

Feeder Bulls Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 450-500 490 138.00 138.00
1 750-800 750 113.00 113.00

Feeder Bulls Small and Medium 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 300-350 345 117.50 117.50
1 350-400 360 119.00 119.00

Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80%
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 800-1200 1165 55.00 55.00
4 1200-1600 1385 53.00-56.00 54.27
11 1200-1600 1447 58.00-65.00 61.52 High Dressing
1 1600-2000 1785 54.00 54.00
3 1600-2000 1680 60.00-66.00 63.03 High Dressing

Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
8 800-1200 1092 50.00-57.00 52.30
4 800-1200 1138 59.00-60.00 59.50 High Dressing
1 800-1200 990 49.00 49.00 Low Dressing
6 1200-1600 1304 54.00-57.00 55.94
12 1200-1600 1283 58.00-63.00 60.75 High Dressing
2 1200-1600 1232 48.00-49.00 48.51 Low Dressing
1 1600-2000 1720 64.00 64.00 High Dressing

Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 700-800 790 41.00 41.00
5 800-1200 911 44.00-49.00 45.43
7 800-1200 1063 51.00-55.00 53.24 High Dressing
10 800-1200 950 21.00-40.00 33.45 Low Dressing
1 1200-1600 1200 47.00 47.00

Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
9 1000-1500 1277 72.00-81.00 77.92
3 1500-3000 1660 81.00-82.00 81.34
7 1500-3000 1798 83.00-91.00 85.18 High Dressing
2 1500-3000 1560 56.00-64.00 60.00 Low Dressing

Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Young
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 800-1200 892 69.00-78.00 73.59

Stock Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 800-1200 1085 53.00-59.00 56.12

Stock Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Young
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 800-1200 1055 58.00 58.00

Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 1200-1600 1360 750.00 750.00 1-3 Mos Bred
1 1200-1600 1500 775.00 775.00 7-9 Mos Bred

Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 800-1200 830 575.00 575.00 4-6 Mos Bred

Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 1-2 Young
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 800-1200 1075 1200.00 1200.00
2 1200-1600 1300 1125.00-1250.00 1189.18

Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 1-2 Middle-Aged
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
2 1200-1600 1335 825.00-1050.00 947.19

Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Middle-Aged
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
1 1200-1600 1225 800.00 800.00

This report reflects the majority of cattle with a USDA grade, weight
and sex. This report does not reflect all animals sold on the above date.


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