The summary of livestock auctions in Arkansas for the week ending June 21, showed estimated receipts of 14,005 head, compared to 13,947 head last week and 11,166 head last year, according to the USDA-Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Little Rock, Ark.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold $1 higher, instances were $3 higher on breakers. Slaughter bulls sold $5 higher. Feeders sold mostly weak to $4 lower. Severe draught in 83% of the state. Dry conditions are forcing producers to choose between supplemental feeding and herd disposal. The supply included 7,825 stocker and feeder calves, 2,825 feeder yearlings, 890 replacement cows, and 2,590 slaughter cows, and 175 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply was 43% yearling heifers.

Slaughter cows: Breakers, 75 to 80% lean, 1000 to 1500 lbs., 75.00 to 81.00; high dressing, 81.00 to 91.00; low dressing, 65.00 to 75.00. Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 950 to 1400 lbs., 75.00 to 81.00; high dressing, 81.00 to 91.00; low dressing, 67.00 to 75.00. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 900 to 1300 lbs., 72.00 to 78.00; high dressing, 78.00 to 88.00; low dressing, 62.00 to 72.00. Light, 85 to 92% lean, 700 to 950 lbs., 61.00 to 67.00; low dressing, 51.00 to 61.00.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 1000 to 2100 lbs., 95.00 to 105.00; high dressing, 105.00 to 114.00; low dressing, 85.00 to 95.00.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 345 lbs., 184.00 to 222.50 (202.49); 350 to 398 lbs., 175.00 to 211.00 (189.87); 400 to 448 lbs., 170.00 to 191.00 (179.60); 450 to 495 lbs., 160.00 to 183.00 (172.93); 500 to 548 lbs., 150.00 to 175.00 (163.05); 550 to 599 lbs., 147.00 to 170.00 (157.99); 600 to 648 lbs., 144.00 to 162.00 (153.87); 625 lbs., value added 159.00; 650 to 695 lbs., 142.00 to 157.00 (147.87); 700 to 745 lbs., 136.00 to 148.00 (143.54); 750 to 783 lbs., 124.00 to 141.00 (134.41); 800 to 847 lbs., 125.00 to 136.00 (129.64). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 412 to 449 lbs., 180.00; 451 to 498 lbs., 160.00 to 175.00 (166.07); 500 to 549 lbs., 159.50 to 167.00 (164.61); 558 to 595 lbs., 152.50 to 155.00 (154.56); 609 to 611 lbs., 150.00 to 154.50 (153.41); 652 to 696 lbs., 142.50 to 150.00 (143.94); 747 lbs., 142.50; 769 to 771 lbs., 140.00; 772 lbs., load 145.35; 821 to 831 lbs., 133.00 to 140.00 (137.16); 862 lbs., load 139.10. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 348 lbs., 174.50 to 201.00 (185.80); 350 to 398 lbs., 157.50 to 194.00 (180.81); 400 to 445 lbs., 152.50 to 181.00 (168.45); 450 to 495 lbs., 149.00 to 170.50 (161.10); 500 to 548 lbs., 142.00 to 162.00 (153.88); 550 to 595 lbs., 140.00 to 157.00 (148.47); 600 to 645 lbs., 133.00 to 155.00 (145.00); 650 to 678 lbs., 134.00 to 148.00 (140.66); 800 to 840 lbs., 115.00 to 131.00 (122.67). Holstein, Large frame 3, 455 to 457 lbs., 119.00 to 120.00 (119.75); 522 to 529 lbs., 109.50 to 113.50 (112.06).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 348 lbs., 157.50 to 191.00 (173.96); 350 to 398 lbs., 155.00 to 184.00 (168.62); 400 to 448 lbs., 150.00 to 175.00 (162.45); 450 to 498 lbs., 144.00 to 168.00 (155.13); 500 to 548 lbs., 140.00 to 159.00 (148.91); 550 to 598 lbs., 133.00 to 155.00 (144.26); 573 to 578 lbs., value added 147.50 to 152.00 (150.32); 600 to 648 lbs., 135.00 to 146.00 (139.53); 650 to 695 lbs., 130.00 to 140.00 (135.41); 677 to 680 lbs., value added 137.00 to 141.00 (139.29); 700 to 745 lbs., 123.00 to 136.00 (131.32); 750 to 790 lbs., 120.00 to 131.00 (125.06); 805 to 842 lbs., 110.00 to 127.00 (119.37). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 390 lbs., 170.50; 498 lbs., 155.00; 501 to 541 lbs., 145.00 to 149.00 (146.56); 602 to 634 lbs., 135.00 to 139.50 (136.39); 659 to 674 lbs., 130.00 to 136.00 (133.76); 812 lbs., 125.00. Medium and large frame 2, 300 to 345 lbs., 143.00 to 172.00 (161.17); 350 to 398 lbs., 140.00 to 170.00 (155.00); 400 to 449 lbs., 134.00 to 165.50 (151.18); 450 to 496 lbs., 131.00 to 154.00 (144.27); 500 to 548 lbs., 125.00 to 150.00 (139.92); 550 to 596 lbs., 127.00 to 143.00 (134.36); 600 to 645 lbs., 124.00 to 138.00 (132.03); 650 to 690 lbs., 125.00 to 138.00 (132.32); 750 to 790 lbs., 102.00 to 124.00 (116.34); 801 to 815 lbs., 95.00 to 105.00 (100.93). Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 371 to 391 lbs., 131.00 to 145.00 (141.56).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 346 lbs., 180.00 to 208.00 (195.21); 350 to 398 lbs., 164.00 to 201.50 (180.46); 400 to 447 lbs., 152.50 to 185.00 (169.33); 450 to 498 lbs., 150.00 to 175.00 (161.78); 500 to 548 lbs., 144.00 to 166.00 (153.38); 550 to 595 lbs., 140.00 to 160.00 (149.83); 600 to 645 lbs., 134.00 to 153.00 (145.06); 650 to 695 lbs., 130.00 to 149.00 (137.41); 700 to 745 lbs., 124.00 to 141.00 (133.65); 750 to 795 lbs., 119.00 to 134.50 (126.51). Medium and large frame 2, 305 to 348 lbs., 160.00 to 187.00 (174.01); 350 to 399 lbs., 155.00 to 190.00 (171.63); 400 to 445 lbs., 150.00 to 173.00 (162.81); 450 to 498 lbs., 135.00 to 167.00 (150.66); 500 to 548 lbs., (526) 131.00 to 153.00 (141.95); 550 to 595 lbs., 128.00 to 147.00 (138.75); 600 to 640 lbs., 128.00 to 141.00 (134.22); 650 to 695 lbs., 124.00 to 136.00 (131.20); 751 to 790 lbs., 114.00 to 123.00 (120.79).

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 to 3 years old, 650 to 900 lbs., heiferettes, 95.00 to 105.00; 3 to 7 years old, 850 to 1250 lbs., second and third stage, 85.00 to 95.00, 975.00 to 1075.00/head; first stage/open, 85.00 to 95.00; 8 to 10 years old, second and third stage, 75.00 to 85.00, 800.00 to 900.00/head.

Pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 3 to 7 years old, 800 to 1200 lbs., with 100- to 200-lb. calves, 1050.00 to 1150.00/pair; 200- to 300-lb. calves, 1300.00 to 1400.00/pair, few to 1655.00/pair. Small and medium frame 1 to 3, few 4 to 8 years old, 800 to 1000 lbs., with 100- to 200-lb. calves, untested.

Date: 7/2/2012

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