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North Arkansas livestock auction report


The North Arkansas Livestock Auction, Green Forest, Ark., reported receipts of 576 head April 24, compared to 967 head last week and 952 head last year, according to the Arkansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Little Rock, Ark.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows and bulls were steady. Feeder steers were steady to $6 lower on a light test in some classes. Feeder heifers were steady to $4 higher. Feeder bulls were mixed, nearly steady. The supply included about 280 feeder calves, 180 feeder yearlings, 30 replacement cows, 74 slaughter cows, and 12 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 31% steers, 49% heifers, and 20% bulls, with nearly 40% of the run weighed over 600 pounds.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1000 to 1500 lbs., 72.00 to 77.00; high dressing, 82.50. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 74.00 to 80.00; high dressing, 81.00 to 83.50; low dressing, 70.00. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 69.00 to 76.50; high dressing, 77.00 to 82.00; low dressing, 61.00 to 65.00. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., 60.00 to 67.00; high dressing, 72.00 to 77.00; low dressing, 50.00 to 54.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 88.00 to 94.00; high dressing, 101.00 to 106.00; low dressing, 80.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 358 to 385 lbs., (365) 165.00 to 178.00 (175.27); 415 lbs., 162.00; 450 to 490 lbs., 150.00 to 159.00 (154.31); 500 to 540 lbs., 150.00 to 154.50 (152.55); 560 to 585 lbs., 147.00 to 150.00 (148.47); 600 to 640 lbs., 140.00 to 147.00 (143.96); 665 to 695 lbs., 137.00 to 137.50 (137.37). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 749 lbs., 134.00; 910 to 937 lbs., 118.00 to 120.00 (118.89). Medium and large frame 2, 330 to 330 lbs., 156.00 to 168.00 (162.00); 385 to 395 lbs., 135.00 to 155.00 (145.13); 410 to 445 lbs., 142.00 to 155.00 (149.18); 475 to 490 lbs., 142.00 to 152.00 (148.02); 515 to 545 lbs., 135.00 to 150.00 (142.79); 555 to 590 lbs., 139.00 to 143.00 (140.63); 602 to 640 lbs., 128.00 to 136.00 (134.06); 772 to 780 lbs., 115.00 to 128.00 (126.13); 905 to 920 lbs., 113.00 to 115.00 (114.01).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 330 to 340 lbs., 160.00 to 163.00 (161.16); 370 to 384 lbs., 154.00 to 161.50 (158.53); 400 to 430 lbs., 150.00 to 159.00 (153.41); 460 to 495 lbs., 140.00 to 145.00 (143.00); 500 to 549 lbs., 134.00 to 148.50 (143.03); 560 to 585 lbs., 132.00 to 138.50 (134.94); 649 lbs., 131.00, Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 608 lbs., 133.50); 725 to 749 lbs., 122.00 to 124.00 (123.17); 823 to 830 lbs., 118.00 (118.00); 1072 lbs., 84.00. Medium and large frame 2, 305 to 320 lbs., 131.00 to 145.00 (139.29); 350 to 395 lbs., 130.00 to 152.00 (143.43); 405 to 445 lbs., 130.00 to 148.00 (139.05); 450 to 495 lbs., 120.00 to 142.00 (133.59); 505 to 545 lbs., 120.00 to 138.00 (131.07); 595 to 598 lbs., 132.00 to 135.00 (134.00); 600 to 640 lbs., 106.00 to 120.00 (114.43); 690 to 695 lbs., 120.00 to 125.00 (122.51); 888 lbs., 98.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 355 to 370 lbs., 157.00 to 172.00 (166.20); 405 to 435 lbs., 147.00 to 162.00 (154.55); 452 to 455 lbs., 151.00 to 159.00 (156.32); 513 to 525 lbs., 146.00 to 155.00 (150.96); 572 to 595 lbs., 131.00 to 145.00 (139.48); 610 to 620 lbs., 128.00 to 132.00 (129.32); 650 to 658 lbs., 132.50 to 134.00 (133.00); 700 to 708 lbs., 123.00 to 126.50 (126.07). Medium and large frame 2, 350 to 395 lbs., 135.00 to 155.00 (145.51); 405 to 430 lbs., 140.00 to 155.00 (148.37); 450 to 485 lbs., 130.00 to 147.00 (134.14); 505 to 528 lbs.,138.00 to 143.00 (140.61); 570 to 598 lbs., 125.00 to 142.00 (130.49); 618 to 640 lbs., 124.00 to 125.00 (124.59); 715 to 720 lbs., 110.00 to 119.00 (114.48).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 1 to 2 years old, 800 to 900 lbs., second and third stage bred, 830.00 to 920.00/head; 2 to 7 years old, 900 to 1300 lbs., second and third stage bred, 1000.00 to 1200.00/head; first stage bred or open, 74.00 to 94.00.

Date: 5/6/2013



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