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Ft. Smith livestock auction report


The Ft. Smith Livestock, Ft. Smith, Ark., reported receipts of 513 head Feb. 18, compared to 385 head last week and 826 head last year, according to the Arkansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, Ark.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were $2 lower. Slaughter bulls were $4 to $5 higher. Feeder steers and feeder heifers were mostly steady to $6 lower. The supply included 264 feeder calves, 190 feeder yearlings, 24 replacement cows, 27 slaughter cows, 8 slaughter bulls, and 0 replacement bulls. The feeder supply consisted of about 50% English breed and English crosses, 30% Exotic breed and Exotic crosses, 30% Brahma and Brahma crosses, and 0% Holsteins and other dairy breeds. The feeder supply about 55% steers and bulls with 45% heifers. Prices follow with weighted average price in parenthesis.

Slaughter cows: Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 75.00 to 79.50; high dressing, 80.00 to 84.50; low dressing, 70.00 to 74.50. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 73.00 to 77.50; high dressing, 78.00 to 82.50; low dressing, 68.00 to 72.50. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., high dressing, 55.00 to 59.50; low dressing, 60.00 to 64.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 97.00 to 103.00; high dressing, 108.50 to 110.50.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 308 lbs., 190.00; 355 to 356 lbs., 191.00 to 207.00 (194.19); 405 to 440 lbs., 173.00 to 181.00 (174.42); 460 to 492 lbs., 168.00 to 171.00 (169.28); 500 to 546 lbs., 158.00 to 167.00 (164.20); 565 to 598 lbs., 159.00 to 166.00 (161.03); 604 to 625 lbs., 156.00 to 165.00 (160.77); 650 to 681 lbs., 145.00 to 151.00 (145.58); 710 to 745 lbs., 130.00 to 141.00 (136.25); 772 to 789 lbs., 128.50 to 134.50 (131.80). Medium and large frame 2, 325 to 345 lbs., 180.00 to 185.00 (182.43); 400 to 448 lbs., 162.00 to 171.00 (167.05); 467 to 490 lbs., 160.00 to 164.00 (161.49); 505 to 545 lbs., 148.00 to 157.00 (154.90); 550 to 575 lbs., 142.00 to 157.00 (149.35); 600 to 640 lbs., 154.00 to 156.00 (154.79); 680 to 699 lbs., 135.00 to 139.00 (138.02); 710 to 745 lbs., 125.00 to 131.00 (128.97). Holstein, Large frame 3, 528 lbs., 98.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 320 to 340 lbs., 159.00 to 165.00 (161.27); 355 to 395 lbs., 153.00 to 173.00 (165.92); 409 to 440 lbs., 164.00 to 170.00 (168.26); 460 to 499 lbs., 152.00 to 159.00 (155.36); 505 to 525 lbs., 144.00 to 152.00 (147.37); 552 to 587 lbs., 136.00 to 139.00 (137.80); 605 to 640 lbs., 131.00 to 135.00 (133.29); 650 to 650 lbs., 130.50 (130.50); 723 lbs., 130.50; 800 lbs., 118.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 345 lbs., 144.00 to 154.00 (149.58); 350 to 365 lbs., 145.00 to 152.00 (148.21); 400 to 445 lbs., 135.00 to 149.00 (142.50); 450 to 498 lbs., 134.00 to 149.00 (144.10); 500 to 546 lbs., 131.00 to 143.00 (138.97); 555 to 595 lbs., 132.00 to 137.00 (134.50); 713 lbs., 121.00; 838 lbs. 100.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 434 lbs., 170.00; 450 to 498 lbs., 158.00 to 166.00 (162.91); 630 to 640 lbs., 147.00 to 154.00 (150.47); 780 lbs., 125.00. Medium and large frame 2, 368 to 390 lbs., 175.00; 405 to 440 lbs., 150.00 to 158.00 (154.47); 505 to 545 lbs., 130.00 to 144.00 (138.36); 555 to 595 lbs., 125.00 to 130.00 (128.04); 675 to 680 lbs., 130.00 to 135.00 (133.34).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 to 4 years old, 700 to 950 lbs., open cows 100.00 to 105.00; 3 to 7 years old, 800 to 1300 lbs., open cows 80.00 to 94.50; 6 to 7 years old, 850 to 950 lbs., open cows 67.00 to 79.00; 3 to 4 years old, 750 to 1050 lbs., second stage 100.00 to 110.00; 5 to 7 years old, 800 to 1100 lbs., third stage 800.00 to 1095.00/head.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 6 to 7 years old, 900 to 1300 lbs., with 250- to 400-lb. calves 1200.00 to 1760.00/pair.

Date: 2/25/2013



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