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Arkansas livestock auction summary


The summary of livestock auctions in Arkansas for the week ending March 15, showed estimated receipts of 8,330 head, compared to 8,077 head last week and 8,592 head last year, according to the USDA-Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Little Rock, Ark.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold nearly steady. Slaughter bulls sold steady. Feeder steers under 450 pounds sold weak to $5 lower, weights over 500 pounds sold steady to $3 higher. Feeder heifers under 450 pounds sold firm to $4 higher, weights over 450 pounds sold steady to $2 lower. Feeder bulls sold firm to $5 higher. The supply included

4,410 stocker and feeder calves, 2,660 feeder yearlings, 435 replacement cows, and 720 slaughter cows, and 105 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply was 42% yearling heifers.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1000 to 1500 lbs., 76.00 to 82.00; high dressing, 82.00 to 89.00; low dressing, 66.00 to 76.00. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 77.00 to 83.00; high dressing, 83.00 to 93.00; low dressing, 67.00 to 77.00. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 73.00 to 79.00; high dressing, 79.00 to 89.00; low dressing, 63.00 to 73.00. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., 65.00 to 71.00; low dressing, 54.00 to 64.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 92.00 to 102.00; high dressing, 102.00 to 117.00; low dressing, 80.00 to 92.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 349 lbs., 180.00 to 220.00 (197.59); 350 to 399 lbs., 175.00 to 200.00 (188.85); 400 to 449 lbs., 165.00 to 198.00 (179.57); 450 to 499 lbs., 156.00 to 185.00 (171.00); 500 to 549 lbs., 153.00 to 177.00 (163.36); 550 to 599 lbs., 149.00 to 170.00 (158.55); 600 to 649 lbs., 137.00 to 167.00 (150.28); 650 to 699 lbs., 133.00 to 155.00 (143.70); 700 to 749 lbs., 131.00 to 142.50 (136.77); 750 to 799 lbs., 126.00 to 140.00 (133.32); 782 lbs., value added 134.50; 800 to 849 lbs., 120.00 to 133.50 (127.22); 905 to 910 lbs., 126.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 300 to 349 lbs., 170.00 to 175.00 (172.04); 400 to 449 lbs., thin 160.00 to 167.50 (163.70); 500 to 549 lbs., 145.00 to 149.00 (146.14); 523 lbs., value added 167.00; 579 lbs., value added 163.50; 600 to 649 lbs., thin 135.00 to 140.00 (137.06); 687 to 687 lbs., value added 143.50 (143.50); 700 to 749 lbs., 127.00 to 133.00 (129.98); 844 to 844 lbs., load 132.75 (132.75); 893 lbs., load 130.25; 906 lbs., 128.00; 940 lbs., load 127.50. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 349 lbs., 165.00 to 205.00 (179.08); 350 to 399 lbs., 147.00 to 186.00 (166.70); 400 to 449 lbs., 145.00 to 181.00 (159.15), thin 170.00 to 176.00 (173.02); 450 to 499 lbs., 141.00 to 174.00 (153.37); 500 to 549 lbs., 135.00 to 167.00 (149.06), thin 150.00 to 155.00 (152.03); 550 to 599 lbs., 132.00 to 160.00 (144.45); 600 to 649 lbs., 125.00 to 159.00 (141.21); 650 to 699 lbs., 120.00 to 143.50 (131.50); 700 to 749 lbs., 121.00 to 127.50 (124.71), thin 123.00 to 133.00 (127.13); 800 to 840 lbs., 117.00 to 126.00 (120.59). Medium and large frame 3, 400 to 449 lbs., 125.00 to 140.00 (132.01).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 349 lbs., 155.00 to 195.00 (167.72); 300 to 345 lbs., thin 157.00 to 177.00 (161.27); 350 to 395 lbs., 154.00 to 189.00 (169.20); 400 to 449 lbs., 145.00 to 172.50 (159.26); 431 lbs., value added 161.00; 450 to 499 lbs., 140.00 to 165.00 (153.59); 500 to 549 lbs., 133.00 to 161.50 (146.43); 550 to 599 lbs., 130.00 to 150.00 (137.80); 550 lbs., value added 152.00; 600 to 649 lbs., 125.00 to 138.50 (131.18); 650 to 699 lbs., 120.00 to 137.00 (127.54); 700 to 749 lbs., 120.00 to 129.00 (126.12); 750 to 795 lbs., 119.00 to 128.50 (124.68); 805 to 848 lbs., 109.00 to 122.00 (117.37); 851 to 885 lbs., 110.00 to 122.00 (112.58). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 400 to 449 lbs., thin 145.00 to 155.00 (149.95); 500 to 549 lbs., thin 134.00 to 149.00 (140.10). Medium and large frame 2, 253 to 290 lbs., 148.00 to 170.00 (159.87); 300 to 349 lbs., 140.00 to 170.00 (155.56), thin 152.00 to 156.00 (153.80); 350 to 399 lbs., 137.00 to 165.00 (152.72); 400 to 449 lbs., 134.50 to 158.50 (144.47), thin 143.00 to 149.00 (146.10); 450 to 499 lbs., 128.00 to 150.50 (137.74); 500 to 549 lbs., 120.00 to 146.00 (133.60), thin 130.00 to 140.00 (134.97); 550 to 599 lbs., 118.00 to 141.00 (129.84); 600 to 649 lbs., 119.00 to 128.00 (122.57), thin 120.00 to 124.00 (121.98); 650 to 699 lbs., 110.00 to 127.00 (118.20); 700 to 749 lbs., 105.00 to 122.50 (114.86). Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 300 to 349 lbs., thin 135.00 to 156.00 (144.97).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 305 to 345 lbs., 193.00 to 205.00 (198.77); 350 to 395 lbs., 170.25 to 201.00 (185.37); 400 to 449 lbs., 155.00 to 185.00 (171.15); 450 to 495 lbs., 153.00 to 179.00 (165.24); 500 to 549 lbs., 139.00 to 173.00 (154.06); 550 to 595 lbs., 134.00 to 160.00 (145.90); 600 to 649 lbs., 128.00 to 150.00 (138.17); 650 to 696 lbs., 122.00 to 145.00 (135.75); 700 to 745 lbs., 122.00 to 132.00 (126.65). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 500 to 549 lbs., 130.00 to 140.00 (135.85); 550 to 599 lbs., 137.00 to 146.00 (141.06); 600 to 649 lbs., 124.00 to 132.00 (127.55). Medium and large frame 2, 320 to 340 lbs., 168.00 to 190.00 (178.65); 350 to 395 lbs., 155.00 to 181.00 (170.64); 400 to 445 lbs., 150.00 to 176.00 (161.80); 450 to 495 lbs., 138.00 to 164.00 (152.49); 500 to 545 lbs., 123.00 to 152.00 (138.87); 550 to 599 lbs., 120.00 to 150.00 (133.75); 600 to 649 lbs., 120.00 to 137.00 (127.28); 650 to 699 lbs., 115.00 to 135.00 (121.23).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 to 3 year old, 650 to 900 lbs., heiferettes, 90.00 to 100.00; 3 to 7 years old, 850 to 1250 lbs., second and third stage, 95.00 to 105.00, 1050.00 to 1150.00/head; first stage/open, 85.00 to 95.00; 8 to 10 years old, second and third stage, 75.00 to 85.00, 850.00 to 950.00/head.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 to 7 years old, 800 to 1200 lbs., with 100- to 200-lb. calves, 1300.00 to 1400.00/pair; 200- to 300-lb. calves, 1550.00 to 1650.00/pair, few to 1775.00/pair.

Date: 3/25/2013



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