The summary for Arkansas livestock auctions fo the week ending March 2 totaled 11,080 head, compared to 9,459 head last week and 13,431 head one year ago, according to the USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows and bulls were uneven, closing steady to $2 lower after opening the week higher. Feeder steers were steady to $2 lower. Feeder heifers were mostly steady. The supply included 5,195 stocker and feeder calves, 3,615 feeder yearlings, 1,120 replacement cows, 1,020 slaughter cows, 130 slaughter bulls and 48% yearling heifer.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, over 850 lbs., 42.00 to 45.00. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, over 850 lbs., 42.00 to 47.00; high dressing, 47.50 to 53.00. Lean, 85 to 90%, over 800 lbs., 37.00 to 45.00; high dressing, 45.50 to 52.00; under 800 lbs., 30.00 to 37.00; low dressing and weak, 24.00 to 30.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 52.00 to 58.00; high dressing, 58.50 to 62.50; low dressing, 43.00 to 51.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 120.00 to 140.00, few, to 145.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 115.00 to 128.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 110.00 to 122.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 105.00 to 117.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 98.00 to 110.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 92.00 to 103.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 87.00 to 97.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 81.00 to 90.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 350 lbs., 105.00 to 120.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 101.00 to 115.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 100.00 to 110.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 95.00 to 105.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 88.00 to 98.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 82.00 to 92.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 78.00 to 87.00. Medium and large frame 3, 300 to 400 lbs., 90.00 to 100.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 85.00 to 95.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 80.00 to 88.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 77.00 to 86.00. Small frame 1 to 2, 350 to 500 lbs., 80.00 to 90.00. Holsteins, large frame 3, 300 to 400 lbs., 83.00 to 93.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 76.00 to 83.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 70.00 to 76.00; 600 to 800 lbs., 68.00 to 75.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 105.00 to 120.00, few, to 127.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 102.00 to 113.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 99.00 to 110.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 94.00 to 105.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 89.00 to 100.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 84.00 to 94.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 80.00 to 89.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 77.00 to 85.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 350 lbs., 93.00 to 105.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 90.00 to 102.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 89.00 to 100.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 80.00 to 90.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 72.00 to 80.00. Medium and large frame 3, 300 to 400 lbs., 85.00 to 95.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 80.00 to 88.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 75.00 to 85.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 72.00 to 80.00. Small frame 1 to 2, 300 to 500 lbs., 75.00 to 85.00.

Feeder cows: Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 2 years old, 650 to 800 lbs., heiferettes, 60.00 to 68.00; 2 to 3 years old, 800 to 1000 lbs., 52.00 to 60.00.

Replacement cows: Medium and few large frame 1 and 2, 2 to 7 years old, 850 to 1200 lbs., third stage bred, 54.00 to 66.00, few, to 68.00, or 600.00 to 720.00 per head; second stage bred, 43.00 to 53.00, or 520.00 to 635.00 per head; short-bred and open, 40.00 to 50.00; aged, bred, 38.00 to 45.00, or 450.00 to 590.00 per head.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and few large frame 1 and 2, 2 to 7 years old, 800 to 1100 lbs., with 100- to 200-lb. calf at side, 650.00 to 800.00 per pair; similar cows, with 200- to 350-lb. calf at side, 800.00 to 950.00 per pair. Small and medium frame 1 and 2, 650 to 850 lbs., aged, with 100- to 200-lb. calf at side, 450.00 to 650.00 per pair.

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