The Arkansas weekly livestock auction summary for the week ending Oct. 27 included estimated receipts of 17,775 head, compared to 13,952 head the previous week and 22,235 head one year ago, according to the USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows were steady to $1 higher. Slaughter bulls were about steady. Feeder steers were $1 to $4 higher. Feeder heifers sold firm to $3 higher.

The supply included 10,845 stocker and feeder calves, 4,255 feeder yearlings, 1,200 replacement cows, 1,315 slaughter cows and 160 slaughter bulls. The supply included 43% yearling heifers.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, over 850 lbs., 34.00 to 39.00. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, over 850 lbs., 34.00 to 39.00; high dressing, 39.50 to 43.00. Lean, 85 to 90%, over 800 lbs., 33.00 to 38.00; high dressing, 38.50 to 41.00; under 800 lbs., 27.00 to 32.00; low dressing and weak, 23.00 to 26.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 43.00 to 48.00; high dressing, 48.50 to 53.00; low dressing, 38.00 to 43.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 110.00 to 122.00, few, to 128.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 105.00 to 115.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 100.00 to 110.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 93.00 to 103.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 88.00 to 97.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 84.00 to 93.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 81.00 to 90.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 78.00 to 86.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 350 lbs., 100.00 to 110.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 95.00 to 105.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 90.00 to 100.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 84.00 to 93.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 80.00 to 88.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 76.00 to 84.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 72.00 to 80.00. Medium and large frame 3, 300 to 400 lbs., 85.00 to 94.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 80.00 to 88.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 75.00 to 83.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 71.00 to 78.00. Large frame 3, Holsteins, 300 to 500 lbs., 65.00 to 71.00. Small frame 1 and 2, 300 to 400 lbs., 72.00 to 85.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 68.00 to 75.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 96.00 to 106.00, few, to 110.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 90.00 to 100.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 89.00 to 98.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 81.00 to 90.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 80.00 to 88.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 77.00 to 85.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 76.00 to 84.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 72.00 to 76.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 350 lbs., 89.00 to 98.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 84.00 to 93.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 80.00 to 88.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 72.00 to 80.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 69.00 to 76.00. Medium and large frame 3, 300 to 400 lbs., 78.00 to 86.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 75.00 to 83.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 71.00 to 78.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 65.00 to 72.00. Small frame 1 and 2, 300 to 500 lbs., 72.00 to 80.00.

Feeder cows: Medium and few large 1 and 2, 2 years old, 650 to 800 lbs., heiferettes, 53.00 to 62.00, few, to 76.00; 2 to 3 years old, 800 to 1100 lbs., 46.00 to 54.00.

Replacement cows: Medium and few large frame 1 and 2, 2 to 7 years old, 850 to 1200 lbs., third stage bred, 51.00 to 57.00; second stage bred, 43.00 to 51.00; short bred and open, 42.00 to 50.00; aged, thin, grazing cows, 35.00 to 41.00.

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 300-lb. calf at side, 800.00 to 890.00 per pair. Small and medium frame 1 and 2, 650 to 850 lbs., aged, with 100- to 200-lb. calf at side, 500.00 to 650.00 per pair.

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