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Arkansas livestock auction summary


The summary of livestock auctions in Arkansas for the week ending April 5, showed estimated receipts of 4,600 head, compared to 4,163 head last week and 8,052 head last year, according to the USDA-Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Little Rock, Ark.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to $1 higher. Slaughter bulls sold steady. Feeders sold firm to $5 higher. The supply included 2,435 stocker and feeder calves, 965 feeder yearlings, 460 replacement cows, and 640 slaughter cows, and 100 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply was 43% yearling heifers.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1000 to 1500 lbs., 76.00 to 82.00; high dressing, 82.00 to 91.50; low dressing, 68.00 to 76.00. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 78.00 to 84.00; high dressing, 84.00 to 94.00; low dressing, 73.00 to 78.00. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 73.00 to 79.00; high dressing, 79.00 to 89.00; low dressing, 62.00 to 72.00. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., 63.00 to 69.00; low dressing, 52.00 to 62.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 90.00 to 100.00; high dressing, 100.00 to 109.50; low dressing, 80.00 to 90.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 250 to 292 lbs., 213.00 to 227.50 (219.72); 300 to 349 lbs., 185.00 to 205.00 (194.02); 350 to 399 lbs., 174.00 to 207.00 (189.85); 400 to 449 lbs., 166.00 to 190.00 (182.15); 450 to 499 lbs., 159.00 to 184.50 (169.66); 500 to 549 lbs., 151.00 to 180.00 (162.63); 550 to 599 lbs., 148.00 to 164.00 (154.66); 600 to 649 lbs., 140.00 to 161.50 (148.35); 650 to 699 lbs., 138.00 to 150.00 (143.84); 700 to 749 lbs., 128.00 to 138.00 (133.16). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 300 to 349 lbs., 179.00 to 185.00 (181.96); 400 to 425 lbs., thin 160.50 to 178.00 (167.43); 500 to 549 lbs., thin 155.00 to 164.00 (159.04); 859 to 859 lbs., 127.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 349 lbs., 170.00 to 187.00 (176.00); 350 to 395 lbs., 160.00 to 182.00 (168.59); 400 to 449 lbs., 149.00 to 176.00 (160.37), thin 155.00 to 162.00 (158.04); 450 to 498 lbs., 142.00 to 167.50 (153.20); 500 to 549 lbs., 140.00 to 160.00 (147.84); 550 to 595 lbs., 133.00 to 147.00 (138.21); 600 to 649 lbs., 132.50 to 146.00 (136.61); 650 to 699 lbs., 127.50 to 140.00 (132.98); 700 to 749 lbs., 125.00 to 136.00 (128.92).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 260 to 295 lbs., 167.00 to 182.00 (173.80); 300 to 349 lbs., 160.00 to 178.00 (169.22); 350 to 399 lbs., 155.00 to 176.00 (165.07); 400 to 449 lbs., 150.00 to 169.00 (159.36); 450 to 499 lbs., 142.50 to 161.00 (150.09); 500 to 549 lbs., 132.50 to 155.00 (142.26); 550 to 599 lbs., 132.00 to 146.00 (137.74); 600 to 649 lbs., 122.00 to 140.00 (130.24); 600 to 621 lbs., fancy 141.00 to 143.25 (143.05); 650 to 699 lbs., 126.00 to 138.00 (132.03); 700 to 748 lbs., 120.00 to 128.50 (123.65). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 300 to 349 lbs., thin 153.00 to 167.00 (159.91); 400 to 449 lbs., thin 149.00 to 156.00 (151.96); 500 to 549 lbs., thin 135.00 to 142.00 (137.60); 600 to 649 lbs., thin 124.00 to 134.00 (125.63); 676 lbs., 133.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 349 lbs., 144.00 to 160.00 (152.93), thin 160.00 to 167.50 (163.49); 350 to 398 lbs., 135.00 to 160.00 (148.82); 400 to 449 lbs., 130.00 to 155.00 (141.77), thin 152.50 to 163.50 (157.10); 450 to 499 lbs., 128.00 to 145.00 (135.30); 500 to 549 lbs., 121.00 to 142.00 (131.90); 550 to 599 lbs., 115.00 to 137.00 (125.06); 600 to 649 lbs., 118.00 to 131.00 (123.10); 650 to 699 lbs., 115.00 to 126.00 (119.31); 700 to 749 lbs., 115.00 to 120.00 (118.31).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 365 to 397 lbs., 175.00 to 187.00 (178.27); 400 to 445 lbs., 157.00 to 182.00 (168.79); 450 to 495 lbs., 150.00 to 173.00 (163.47); 500 to 549 lbs., 147.00 to 170.00 (157.90), thin 160.00 to 170.00 (164.96); 550 to 599 lbs., 140.00 to 162.00 (149.90), thin 150.00 to 160.00 (154.96); 600 to 649 lbs., 134.00 to 149.00 (139.51); 650 to 695 lbs., 125.00 to 142.00 (133.91); 705 to 745 lbs., 126.00 to 137.00 (129.91). Medium and large frame 2, 310 to 345 lbs., 165.00 to 175.00 (169.39); 350 to 398 lbs., 150.00 to 170.00 (161.39); 400 to 449 lbs., 144.00 to 160.00 (153.84); 460 to 495 lbs., 139.00 to 149.00 (144.82); 500 to 549 lbs., 130.00 to 142.50 (138.58); 550 to 599 lbs., 130.00 to 146.00 (137.62); 600 to 649 lbs., 129.00 to 136.00 (132.03); 650 to 699 lbs., 120.00 to 130.00 (125.99).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 to 3 years old, 650 to 900 lbs., heiferettes, 95.00 to 105.00; 3 to 7 years old, 850 to 1250 lbs., second and third stage, 95.00 to 105.00, 950.00 to 1050.00/head; first stage/open, 80.00 to 90.00; 8 to 10 years old, second and third stage, 70.00 to 80.00, 875.00 to 975.00/head.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 to 7 years old, 800 to 1200 lbs., with 100- to 200-lb. calves, 1200.00 to 1300.00/pair, 200- to 300-lb. calves, 1550.00 to 1650.00/pair, few to 1850.00/pair. Small frame 1 and Medium frame 2 , 7+ years old, 750 to 900 lbs., with 100- to 200-lb. calves, 700.00 to 800.00/pair.

Date: 4/15/2013



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