Pocahontas Livestock Auction
LR_LS147
Little Rock, AR    Wed Mar 14, 2018    USDA-AR Coop Ext Service
 
Pocahontas Livestock Auction
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/13/2018
 
Receipts:  644    Last Week:  387    Year Ago:  267

   Compared to last week:  Feeders sold steady to 5.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 
sold 3.00-5.00 lower.  Slaughter bulls sold mostly 3.00 lower.  Fleshy denotes 
unweaned, milk fat calves.  Value Added denotes cattle that have been weaned 60-
150 days and administered two rounds of an IBR vaccine.
   Supply included about 377 feeder calves, 190 yearlings, 28 replacement cows, 
43 slaughter cows and 6 slaughter bulls.  Feeder supply about 45 percent English 
bred and English bred crosses, 50 percent exotic breed and exotic crosses, 5 
percent Brahma and Brahma crosses, 0 percent Holsteins or other dairy breeds. 
Feeder supply about 43 percent steers and bulls with 57 percent heifers. 
 
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.  
  
                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     400       177.00         177.00
    1    500-550     525       172.00         172.00
    1    600-650     605       155.00         155.00
    1    800-850     810       130.00         130.00   Fleshy
    1    850-900     870       126.00         126.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    400-450     400       187.00         187.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    300-350     318    188.00-191.00     189.51
    5    350-400     372    176.00-183.50     180.76
    3    400-450     408    175.00-186.00     179.58
    1    400-450     400       181.00         181.00   Value Added
    2    450-500     485    168.00-173.00     170.55
   17    450-500     499       174.00         174.00   Value Added
    6    500-550     522    158.00-168.00     162.13
    1    500-550     510       162.00         162.00   Value Added
    8    550-600     576    149.00-160.00     153.29
    1    550-600     550       143.00         143.00   Fleshy
   16    550-600     577       162.00         162.00   Value Added
    4    600-650     616    146.00-148.00     147.25
    1    600-650     615       155.50         155.50   Value Added
    2    650-700     660    146.00-148.00     147.01
    1    700-750     735       135.50         135.50
   15    700-750     720       140.00         140.00   Value Added
    1    750-800     765       133.00         133.00
    1    850-900     860       126.00         126.00   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    550-600     583       151.50         151.50   Value Added
    1    700-750     710       136.00         136.00   Value Added
    7    750-800     777       131.00         131.00   Value Added
    3    800-850     845       129.00         129.00   Value Added

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-350     328    165.00-174.00     169.50
    4    350-400     374    161.00-169.00     164.55
    1    400-450     415       160.00         160.00
    4    500-550     518    138.00-150.00     143.59
    3    550-600     570    125.00-138.00     132.89
    1    600-650     620       142.00         142.00
    1    650-700     660       136.00         136.00
    1    750-800     785       129.00         129.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    500-550     538    149.00-152.00     150.50   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    300-350     318    163.00-174.00     169.26
    2    300-350     333       155.00         155.00   Fleshy
    1    350-400     375       158.00         158.00
    1    350-400     395       148.50         148.50   Fleshy
    7    400-450     414    155.00-164.00     159.20
    5    400-450     420    146.00-149.00     147.50   Fleshy
    8    400-450     415    165.00-180.00     168.33   Thin Fleshed
   26    450-500     482    146.00-156.00     151.65
    5    450-500     452    161.00-162.00     161.60   Value Added
    4    500-550     535    138.00-146.00     139.32
    1    500-550     540       129.50         129.50   Fleshy
    1    500-550     515       152.00         152.00   Thin Fleshed
   15    500-550     524    148.00-154.50     152.26   Value Added
    6    550-600     583    135.00-140.00     138.34
    2    550-600     575    128.00-131.50     129.73   Fleshy
   87    550-600     580       146.60         146.60   Yearlings
   11    600-650     608    134.00-141.00     136.53
    5    600-650     620    125.50-129.00     126.79   Fleshy
    2    650-700     670    123.50-126.50     126.01   Fleshy
    1    750-800     755       122.00         122.00   Fleshy
    1    800-850     845       115.00         115.00   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-350     310       170.00         170.00   Value Added
    1    350-400     355       168.00         168.00   Value Added
    1    400-450     410       152.00         152.00
    2    400-450     433       141.50         141.50   Fleshy
    2    400-450     400       164.00         164.00   Value Added
    4    450-500     468       150.00         150.00
    2    500-550     500       148.50         148.50
    5    550-600     573    139.00-141.00     140.19   Value Added
    2    600-650     645       130.50         130.50
   15    600-650     640       136.00         136.00   Value Added
    2    650-700     675       128.50         128.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    300-350     320    142.00-155.00     146.55
    6    350-400     376    134.00-145.00     141.37
    1    350-400     395       162.00         162.00   Value Added
    4    400-450     410    133.00-145.00     138.58
    2    400-450     410       148.00         148.00   Value Added
    8    450-500     476    131.00-141.00     137.01
    1    450-500     480       148.00         148.00   Value Added
    3    500-550     510    129.00-134.00     131.24
    3    550-600     572    123.50-126.00     125.45
    1    600-650     645       133.00         133.00
    1    650-700     680       120.00         120.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    400-450     411       183.50         183.50

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     320       172.00         172.00   Fleshy
    3    350-400     365    174.00-184.00     179.00
    1    350-400     350       165.00         165.00   Fleshy
    3    400-450     428    171.00-183.00     177.00
    2    400-450     442    162.50-164.00     163.25   Fleshy
    1    450-500     490       165.00         165.00
    1    450-500     475       156.00         156.00   Fleshy
    4    500-550     525    159.00-167.00     163.10
    3    550-600     590    150.00-155.00     152.66
    1    600-650     645       134.00         134.00   Fleshy
    1    700-750     720       128.00         128.00
    4    750-800     770    124.50-125.50     124.87
    1    750-800     755       118.00         118.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    400-450     420       168.00         168.00
    2    650-700     658       132.00         132.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-350     322    160.00-170.00     166.29
    1    350-400     395       168.00         168.00
    7    400-450     421    158.00-167.00     163.86
   11    450-500     474    147.00-158.00     154.63
    1    450-500     495       144.50         144.50   Fleshy
    7    500-550     522    144.00-157.00     149.31
    1    500-550     540       135.00         135.00   Fleshy
    2    550-600     565    141.00-150.00     145.58
    6    600-650     618    129.00-139.00     133.18
    1    650-700     670       125.00         125.00
    1    900-950     945       107.00         107.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     340       159.00         159.00
    1    400-450     400       128.00         128.00
    1    600-650     625       125.00         125.00

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
1-3 Year old     800-1300   first stage           720.00 per head
                            second stage          670.00-850.00 per head
                            third stage           920.00 per head 
3-7 Year old     800-1300   first stage           690.00 per head
                            second stage          680.00-1160.00 per head
                            third stage           1080.00 per head
                            open                  50.00
7+ Year old                 first stage           49.00-57.00
                            second stage          48.00-59.00
                            third stage           650.00-830.00 per head

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-7 Year old    800-1150    100-200      880.00 per pair 
                            200-300      1110.00-1170.00 per pair
7+ Year old     800-1100    200-300      1100.00 per pair
 Small and Medium 2-3:
2-7 Year old    600-1000    100-200      780.00 per pair

   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500  52.50-58.50                   49.50
Boners    80-85%   950-1400  48.50-57.00    57.50-60.50    45.00   
Lean      85-90%   800-1200  44.50-50.50    51.50-56.50    32.00-44.00
Light     85-90%   600-800                                 32.00

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  77.50-83.00      84.50           67.50

Source:  AR Coop Ext Service - USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
         Wade Wiedower, Market Reporter, 501-671-2200
         24 Hour Market Report 501-671-2369
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_LS147.txt
 
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