Green Forest Livestock Auction
LR_LS120
Little Rock, AR      Wed May 16, 2018     UofA Coop Ext Service-USDA Market News

North Arkansas Livestock, GreenForest, AR
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday May 16, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  901          Last week:  1140        Last year:  1719

Compared to last week: Feeders mostly 6.00-12.00 lower with some 600-700lb
heifers steady to 2.00 lower and the better 500-550lb steers 17.00 lower.
Quality and condition of most feeders not as good as last week. Slaughter cows
steady to 1.00 higher. Slaughter bulls 2.00-4.00 higher. 

Supply included about 526 feeder calves, 120 feeder yearlings, 60 replacement
cows including 35 pair, 140 slaughter cows, 5 replacement bulls, and 15
slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 41 percent steers, 43 percent
heifers, and 16 percent bulls. Near 18 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

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
    4    318-340    325    184.00-185.00     184.51
   10    372-395    377       183.00         183.00
   10    410-440    428    171.00-186.00     179.22
   15    450-492    471    169.00-186.00     176.91
   23    500-540    520    152.00-165.00     159.55
   10    550-580    562    147.00-156.50     153.25
    8    605-612    610    140.00-146.00     141.36
   12    603-640    609    140.00-142.00     140.35   Calves
    2    662-662    662       138.00         138.00
    3    652-652    652       139.00         139.00   Calves
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   10    475-475    475       168.50         168.50
    7    510-527    522    150.00-154.00     151.12
    9    557-557    557       152.00         152.00
   15    588-588    588       135.00         135.00   Fleshy
                             Medium and Large 2
    3    360-375    367    170.00-180.00     174.60
    7    400-440    419    160.00-172.00     164.03
   25    450-495    476    148.00-165.00     156.93
   20    500-548    523    136.00-153.00     147.66
    9    560-590    574    140.00-148.00     143.32
    3    612-635    620    137.50-141.00     138.70
    7    660-689    683    124.00-134.00     131.90

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    300-315    305    158.00-160.00     159.31
   15    422-440    432    142.00-150.00     147.28
   20    453-490    465    142.00-153.00     148.20
   28    500-542    520    136.00-148.00     142.01
   26    551-570    557    130.00-136.50     133.86
    2    835-845    840    109.00-120.00     114.47
    9    982-982    982       109.00         109.00
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    5    573-573    573       132.00         132.00
    4    640-640    640       126.00         126.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    6    350-385    368    138.00-148.00     143.50
   27    400-445    421    130.00-145.00     139.08
   13    450-495    464    130.00-142.00     135.84
   17    500-548    525    120.00-138.00     130.12
   14    565-595    579    122.00-130.00     127.79
    8    605-640    621    111.00-130.00     122.03
    8    660-695    681    114.00-130.00     121.44
    3    725-732    730    101.00-114.00     109.69
    2   1002-1002  1002        95.00          95.00
    2   1115-1115  1115        85.00          85.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    552-552    552       112.00         112.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    365-375    370    171.00-180.00     175.01
    5    455-490    468    153.00-162.00     157.16
   11    500-535    518    149.00-155.00     152.65
    7    552-570    563    145.00-154.00     149.38
    5    651-651    651       141.00         141.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    4    370-385    380    163.00-171.00     166.22
    9    410-440    428    145.00-160.00     156.98
   12    470-485    478    138.00-152.00     147.08
    4    525-545    535    134.00-151.00     141.06
   10    560-580    569    138.00-148.00     142.28
    2    622-622    622       122.00         122.00
    2    665-665    665    124.00-131.00     127.50

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
 2-7 year old    900-1250   second & third stage  800.00-1075.00/hd
                            first stage or open    60.00-74.00
7+ years old               second & third stage   700.00-875.00/hd

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight      Calf Wt      Price 
2-5 year old    800-1150       100-250      1250.00-1650.00 per pair 
7+ years old                   100-300       900.00-1125.00 per pair 

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500   52.00-54.00   55.00-62.00               
Boners    80-85%   950-1400   52.00-57.00   58.00-64.50
Lean      85-90%   900-1300   49.00-55.00   56.00-62.00     41.00-47.00                                                Light     85-92%   700-950    47.00-49.00   52.00-54.00     34.00-41.00

    Replacement Bulls: 1-2 year old 1340-1450lbs 87.00-89.00; 1600.00-1850.00/hd
 
   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100   74.00-83.00     85.00-92.50

Source: UofA Coop Ext Service - USDA Market News , Little Rock, AR
        Sammy Cline, Market Reporter, 501-671-2200
        24 Hour Market Report.501-671-2369
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