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Ft. Smith livestock auction report


The Ft. Smith Livestock, Ft. Smith, Ark., reported receipts of 525 head Feb. 4, compared to 433 head last week and 481 head last year, according to the Arkansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, Ark.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were $1 higher. Slaughter bulls were steady to $4 higher. Feeder steers and heifers were $1 to $5 higher. The supply included 252 feeder calves, 200 feeder yearlings, 22 replacement cows, 69 slaughter cows, 4 slaughter bulls, and 0 replacement bulls. The feeder supply consisted of about 40% English breed and English crosses, 30% Exotic breed and Exotic crosses, 30% Brahman and Brahman crosses, and 0% Holsteins and other dairy breeds. The feeder supply included about 55% steers and bulls with 45% heifers.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1000 to 1500 lbs., 75.00 to 79.50; high dressing, 80.00 to 84.00; low dressing, 70.00 to 74.50. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 79.00 to 83.50; high dressing, 84.00 to 88.50; low dressing, 74.00 to 78.50. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 77.00 to 81.50; high dressing, 82.00 to 86.50; low dressing, 72.00 to 76.50. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., 60.00 to 64.50; high dressing, 65.00 to 69.50; low dressing, 55.00 to 59.50.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 94.00 to 99.50; high dressing, 101.00 to 106.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 245 lbs., 200.00; 280 to 299 lbs., 206.00 to 225.00 (222.76); 305 to 325 lbs., 194.00 to 205.00 (199.67); 350 to 395 lbs., 190.00 to 195.00 (192.28); 405 to 415 lbs., 189.00 to 192.00 (190.02); 450 to 478 lbs., 177.00 to 185.00 (180.11); 500 to 538 lbs., 168.00 to 176.00 (169.89); 550 to 575 lbs., 162.00 to 169.00 (166.37); 600 to 620 lbs., 154.00 to 161.00 (157.83); 654 to 693 lbs., 140.00 to 150.00 (144.74); 747 lbs., 137.00; 860 to 880 lbs., 125.00 to 126.00 (125.49). Medium and large frame 2, 343 lbs., 180.00; 375 lbs., 180.00 to 185.00 (182.50); 430 to 436 lbs., 174.00 to 182.00 (180.35); 450 to 495 lbs., 162.00 to 176.00 (170.41); 500 to 545 lbs., 152.00 to 166.00 (161.21); 555 to 585 lbs., 145.00 to 157.00 (148.86); 615 to 645 lbs., 147.00 to 153.00 (149.99).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 265 to 291 lbs., 175.00 (175.00); 355 to 398 lbs., 163.00 to 172.00 (169.98); 405 to 445 lbs., 160.00 to 168.00 (164.97); 450 to 470 lbs., 153.00 to 162.00 (156.96); 505 to 518 lbs., 146.00 to 155.00 (150.53); 550 to 585 lbs., 137.00 to 147.00 (143.24); 608 to 640 lbs., 134.00 to 142.00 (139.58); 693 lbs., 135.25; 705 to 747 lbs., 124.00 to 129.50 (127.60); 788 lbs., 130.50; 835 to 841 lbs., 94.00 to 123.50 (119.31). Medium and large frame 2, 325 to 340 lbs., 157.00; 350 to 395 lbs., 150.00 to 160.00 (154.88); 415 to 445 lbs., 157.00 to 159.00 (158.29); 455 to 480 lbs., 140.00 to 153.00 (148.13); 505 to 545 lbs., 135.00 to 145.00 (140.56).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 305 to 330 lbs., 181.00 to 189.00 (187.12); 425 to 445 lbs., 177.00 to 181.00 (178.99); 505 to 540 lbs., 152.00 to 154.00 (153.32); 560 to 570 lbs., 145.00 to 151.00 (148.03); 775 to 785 lbs., 130.00 to 131.00 (130.50). Medium and large frame 2, 305 to 310 lbs., 177.00 to 179.00 (177.99); 360 to 395 lbs., 171.00 to 179.00 (174.13); 410 to 435 lbs., 169.00 to 172.00 (170.18); 655 to 675 lbs., 114.00 to 124.00 (119.08).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 to 7 years old, 900 to 950 lbs., open cows, 91.00 to 97.50; 5 to 7 years old, 750 to 1300 lbs., open cows, 72.00 to 84.50; 4 to 5 years old, 1050 to 1250 lbs., first stage, 85.00 to 94.00; 4 to 5 years old, 1000 to 1150 lbs., second and third stage, 101.00 to 108.00; 7+ years old, 1000 to 1350 lbs., second and third stage, 75.00 to 83.50.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 6 to 7 years old, 650 to 950 lbs., with 100- to 150-lb. calves, 970.00 to 1110.00/pair.

Date: 2/11/2013



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