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Ft. Smith livestock auction report


The Ft. Smith Livestock, Ft. Smith, Ark., reported receipts of 433 head Jan. 28, compared to 437 head last year, according to the Arkansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, Ark.

There are no comparisons to last week due to holiday closing. The supply included 210 feeder calves, 122 feeder yearlings, 44 replacement cows, 45 slaughter cows, 12 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., 74.00 to 78.50; high dressing, 79.00 to 83.00; low dressing, 69.00 to 73.50. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 78.00 to 82.50; high dressing, 83.00 to 87.50; low dressing, 73.00 to 77.50. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 76.00 to 80.50; high dressing, 81.00 to 85.00; low dressing, 71.00 to 75.50. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., 59.00 to 63.50; high dressing, 64.00 to 68.00; low dressing, 54.00 to 58.50.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 92.00 to 95.00; high dressing, 102.50 to 107.50; low dressing, 80.00 to 89.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 400 to 440 lbs., 177.00 to 182.00 (180.08); 465 to 485 lbs., 171.00 to 179.00 (174.73); 500 to 525 lbs., 166.00 to 173.00 (168.98); 550 to 575 lbs., 157.00 to 167.00 (161.54); 600 to 610 lbs., 151.00 to 158.00 (153.75); 655 to 698 lbs., 138.00 to 140.00 (139.87); 715 to 720 lbs., 133.00 to 141.00 (137.01). Medium and large frame 2, 360 to 375 lbs., 170.00 to 175.00 (171.64); 405 to 440 lbs., 170.00 to 172.00 (170.78); 455 to 480 lbs., 155.00 to 167.00 (161.95); 505 to 525 lbs., 164.00 (164.00); 565 to 595 lbs., 150.00 to 156.00 (153.08).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 320 to 340 lbs., 160.00 to 169.00 (167.64); 355 to 393 lbs., 156.00 to 163.00 (159.25); 400 to 440 lbs., 150.00 to 162.00 (155.67); 455 to 485 lbs., 155.00 to 161.00 (157.97); 515 to 545 lbs., 140.00 to 148.00 (142.32); 550 to 580 lbs., 139.00 to 145.00 (142.46); 602 to 610 lbs., 137.00 to 144.00 (143.82); 650 to 660 lbs., 128.00 to 134.00 (131.68). Small and medium frame 1, 330 to 340 lbs., 76.00 to 77.00 (76.51); 398 lbs., 95.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 323 lbs., 140.00 to 153.00 (150.56); 350 to 385 lbs., 139.00 to 153.00 (144.36); 455 to 485 lbs., 130.00 to 142.00 (135.41); 505 to 530 lbs., 130.00 to 134.00 (131.32); 550 to 565 lbs., 120.00 to 135.00 (130.39); 600 to 640 lbs., 125.00 to 135.00 (129.82).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 375 to 390 lbs., 172.00 to 173.00 (172.49); 415 to 435 lbs., 165.00 to 170.00 (166.72); 460 lbs., 150.00 to 153.00 (151.50); 505 to 530 lbs., 155.00 to 161.00 (158.04); 550 to 575 lbs., 145.00 to 146.00 (145.49); 655 to 695 lbs., 135.00. Medium and large frame 2, 310 to 345 lbs., 168.00 to 170.00 (169.02); 355 to 390 lbs., 157.00 to 169.00 (164.17); 405 to 445 lbs., 150.00 to 159.00 (155.26); 455 to 495 lbs., 140.00 to 148.00 (142.97); 525 to 535 lbs., 140.00 to 145.00 (142.52); 655 to 665 lbs., 106.00 to 122.00 (113.96).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 to 4 years old, 650 to 800 lbs., open cows 90.00 to 106.00; 2 to 6 years old, 750 to 1100 lbs., open cows 80.00 to 88.50; 4 to 7 years old, 850 to 1300 lbs., open cows 72.00 to 79.00; 6 to 7 years old, 850 to 1350 lbs., open cows 63.00 to 65.00; 4 to 5 years old, 950 to 1050 lbs., first stage 102.00 to 103.00; 4 to 6 years old, 925 to 1360 lbs., second and third stage 975.00 to 1425.00/head.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 to 7 years old, 900 to 1100 lbs., with 190- to 245-lb. calves, 985.00 to 1150.00/pair.

Date: 2/4/2013



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