Green Forest Livestock Auction
LR_LS120
Little Rock, AR      Wed Oct 18, 2017     USDA-AR Coop Ext Market News Service 

North Arkansas Livestock, GreenForest, AR
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Oct 18, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  846          Last week:  NR                 Last year:  504

Compared to two weeks ago: Feeder steers mostly 4.00-10.00 lower except the
better 400-500lbs near steady. Feeder heifers and bulls mostly 2.00-8.00 lower
instances 10.00-12.00 lower except the better 550-600lbs heifers steady.
Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 lower. Slaughter bulls steady.
  
Supply included about 496 feeder calves, 200 feeder yearlings, 15 replacement
cows, 120 slaughter cows, and 15 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 41
percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 31 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
    3    360-395    382    173.00-185.00     177.72
   15    405-440    421    160.00-181.00     173.28
   15    452-495    462    163.00-174.00     168.45
   35    500-548    523    155.00-166.00     161.10
    6    585-593    590    145.00-153.00     147.64
   15    603-645    608    149.00-150.00     149.93
   13    660-669    668    141.50-147.00     146.58
   21    656-688    661    136.50-143.50     142.46   Calves
   11    746-746    746       144.50         144.50
                             Medium and Large 2
    4    315-340    326    147.50-167.00     154.95
    4    355-395    378    142.00-162.00     152.07
   15    408-440    422    142.00-166.00     153.34
    9    465-495    481    132.00-164.00     149.43
   16    505-540    516    130.00-157.00     145.56
   12    550-592    583    132.00-153.00     135.93
    7    600-640    620    130.00-145.00     137.62
    3    615-640    623    128.00-135.00     132.60   Calves
    5    655-685    665    124.00-138.00     130.73
    4    700-725    713    135.00-139.00     136.96
    2   1080-1080  1080       117.00         117.00
    3   1200-1200  1200       100.00         100.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    310-340    325    144.00-160.00     152.37
    6    355-370    363    136.00-145.00     141.69
    9    415-442    430    135.00-141.00     136.20
   15    454-492    465    129.00-140.00     134.05
   23    500-525    510    127.00-138.00     135.20
    7    555-570    562    127.00-133.00     130.58
    3    580-595    587    114.00-122.00     117.03   Calves
   12    638-638    638       131.50         131.50
    3    665-665    665       130.00         130.00
   25    781-781    781       138.00         138.00
                             Medium and Large 2
   14    310-340    325    125.00-140.00     131.25
   19    360-395    380    120.00-139.00     128.91
   11    415-440    427    125.00-134.00     131.74
   23    450-495    469    117.00-134.00     126.93
    7    505-545    529    114.00-122.00     119.52
    6    555-595    577    113.00-125.50     117.62
    3    600-630    620    110.00-127.00     119.63
    3    670-685    680    116.00-119.00     117.99
    6    715-740    720    115.00-123.00     119.69
    3    770-795    780    110.00-111.00     110.33
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    370-375    373    110.00-115.00     112.48

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    355-390    377    160.00-172.00     164.55
    3    410-445    423    155.00-166.00     162.41
    4    460-460    460    150.00-151.00     150.75
   10    500-545    531    133.00-145.00     138.79
    2    555-580    568    125.00-142.00     133.31
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    323-323    323       170.00         170.00
    9    355-392    374    138.00-161.00     150.76
    5    405-440    421    124.50-150.00     135.09
   14    461-495    467    130.00-139.00     133.38
   21    500-545    520    118.00-134.00     128.27
   12    555-595    572    118.00-130.00     124.58
    7    603-628    614    116.00-129.00     123.62
    5    699-699    699       124.00         124.00
   10    722-722    722       117.00         117.00

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   800.00-1100.00/hd
                            first stage or open     60.00-79.00
 7+ years old               second & third stage    47.00-55.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
7-10 year old   900-1250    100-300     900.00-1075.00 per pair

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500   54.00-56.50   57.00-58.50    48.00-51.00
Boners    80-85%   950-1400   53.00-58.50   59.00-63.50    47.00-52.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300   50.00-56.00   57.00-60.50    40.00-49.00
Light     85-92%   700-950    46.00-52.00       56.50
 
   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100    75.00-81.00    81.50-85.50     62.00-70.00

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