The Arkansas weekly livestock auction summary indicated receipts of 8,819 head of cattle selling the week ending on Oct. 4, compared to 8,845 head the previous reporting period, according to the USDA-Arkansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Compared to the previous week, feeder steers were mostly $2 to $12 lower, except 500-pound weights were selling $2 higher. The feeder heifers were mostly steady to $6 lower. The slaughter cows were steady. The slaughter bulls were steady. The supply included 89% feeder cattle with 33% steers, 0% were dairy steers, 44% were heifers, 23% were bulls; 7% was slaughter cattle with 81% cows and 19% were bulls; 4% was replacement cattle with 16% stock cows, 72% were bred cows, 0% were bred heifers and 12% were cow-calf pairs. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 26%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 6 head, 265 to 290 lbs., 165.00 to 195.00 (175.02); 27 head, 300 to 345 lbs., 143.00 to 185.00 (158.65); 62 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 125.00 to 176.00 (154.43); 79 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 140.00 to 168.00 (150.80); 1 head, 415 lbs., 166.00 value added; 55 head, 450 to 495 lbs., 125.00 to 168.00 (148.89); 5 head, 453 to 475 lbs., 153.00 to 154.00 (153.41) value added; 95 head, 500 to 545 lbs., 120.00 to 161.00 (142.76); 23 head, 503 to 537 lbs., 147.00 to 158.00 (151.00) value added; 95 head, 550 to 598 lbs., 125.00 to 156.00 (137.02); 41 head, 550 to 597 lbs., 137.00 to 161.00 (144.85) value added; 47 head, 600 to 645 lbs., 115.00 to 153.00 (131.19); 1 head, 605 lbs., 105.00 fleshy; 21 head, 602 to 643 lbs., 120.00 to 136.00 (128.09) unweaned; 16 head, 603 to 638 lbs., 135.00 to 140.00 (137.97) value added; 32 head, 650 to 695 lbs., 118.00 to 140.00 (129.91); 2 head, 670 to 685 lbs., 100.00 to 115.00 (107.42) fleshy; 2 head, 668 lbs., 138.00 value added; 48 head, 700 to 745 lbs., 120.00 to 152.00 (137.74); 15 head, 750 to 795 lbs., 122.00 to 139.00 (132.44); 1 head, 780 lbs., 87.00 fleshy; 2 head, 770 lbs., 132.00 value added; 10 head, 800 to 825 lbs., 105.00 to 130.00 (121.65); 1 head, 810 lbs., 89.00 fleshy; 4 head, 890 lbs., 84.00 fleshy; 1 head, 985 lbs., 84.00 fleshy. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 220 lbs., 140.00; 7 head, 293 lbs., 148.00; 2 head, 370 lbs., 166.00 value added; 22 head, 461 to 493 lbs., 135.00 to 153.00 (143.37); 9 head, 456 lbs., 145.00 thin fleshed; 5 head, 457 lbs., 152.00 value added; 37 head, 502 to 545 lbs., 129.00 to 149.00 (144.16); 6 head, 535 lbs., 161.00 value added; 31 head, 561 to 595 lbs., 130.00 to 141.00 (136.59); 9 head, 602 to 636 lbs., 137.00; 8 head, 603 to 638 lbs., 130.00 to 137.50 (134.62) value added; 5 head, 677 lbs., 142.00; 16 head, 672 to 673 lbs., 138.00 to 142.00 (140.25) value added; 104 head, 715 to 732 lbs., 143.00 to 145.00 (144.80) value added; 82 head, 758 lbs., 140.00 to 148.75 (147.58) value added; 7 head, 839 lbs., 124.00. Medium and large frame 2, 8 head, 294 lbs., 131.50; 18 head, 300 to 345 lbs., 129.00 to 147.50 (137.07); 46 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 119.00 to 160.00 (141.91); 2 head, 360 to 370 lbs., 132.00 to 137.00 (134.53) thin fleshed; 68 head, 400 to 447 lbs., 117.00 to 150.00 (135.62); 6 head, 410 to 422 lbs., 150.00 to 160.00 (154.93) thin fleshed; 78 head, 450 to 498 lbs., 117.00 to 150.00 (135.36); 1 head, 470 lbs., 135.00 thin fleshed; 50 head, 500 to 545 lbs., 105.00 to 148.00 (128.05); 3 head, 513 lbs., 124.00 fleshy; 2 head, 530 to 540 lbs., 130.00 thin fleshed; 51 head, 555 to 595 lbs., 114.00 to 140.00 (126.53); 4 head, 555 to 583 lbs., 112.00 to 116.00 (113.71) fleshy; 29 head, 600 to 649 lbs., 115.00 to 133.00 (124.45); 1 head, 645 lbs., 86.00 full; 22 head, 650 to 690 lbs., 123.00 to 141.00 (130.82); 1 head, 695 lbs., 125.00 thin fleshed; 7 head, 700 to 740 lbs., 109.00 to 129.00 (122.41); 3 head, 770 to 780 lbs., 129.00; 1 head, 820 lbs., 112.00; 1 head, 865 lbs., 110.00; 1 head, 905 lbs., 70.00. Medium and large frame 3, 11 head, 310 to 348 lbs., 90.00 to 130.00 (125.02); 9 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 98.00 to 124.00 (113.12); 1 head, 395 lbs., 110.00 thin fleshed; 10 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 107.00 to 134.00 (118.17); 6 head, 450 to 495 lbs., 104.00 to 119.00 (109.31); 11 head, 505 to 545 lbs., 101.00 to 120.00 (112.37); 1 head, 595 lbs., 100.00. Dairy steers, medium and large frame 3, 3 head, 878 lbs., 51.00; 2 head, 998 lbs., 45.50.

Feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame 1, 19 head, 262 to 285 lbs., 130.00 to 135.00 (134.43); 44 head, 305 to 348 lbs., 110.00 to 150.00 (137.95); 1 head, 335 lbs., 110.00 fleshy; 5 head, 305 lbs., 161.00 thin fleshed; 58 head, 350 to 397 lbs., 120.00 to 158.00 (134.47); 103 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 120.00 to 143.00 (130.80); 3 head, 430 to 445 lbs., 110.00 to 120.00 (113.26) fleshy; 24 head, 435 lbs., 143.00 thin fleshed; 11 head, 410 to 448 lbs., 139.00 to 144.00 (139.99) value added; 140 head, 450 to 498 lbs., 117.00 to 140.00 (131.43); 5 head, 450 to 473 lbs., 120.00 to 127.00 (121.36) fleshy; 6 head, 450 to 493 lbs., 134.00 to 135.00 (134.15) value added; 196 head, 500 to 549 lbs., 114.00 to 134.00 (125.97); 5 head, 500 to 540 lbs., 106.00 to 118.00 (111.97) fleshy; 30 head, 518 to 535 lbs., 127.00 to 142.00 (136.91) value added; 171 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 109.00 to 135.00 (125.93); 8 head, 550 to 580 lbs., 102.00 to 115.00 (109.72) fleshy; 41 head, 561 to 599 lbs., 132.00 to 138.00 (136.11) value added; 50 head, 600 to 645 lbs., 111.00 to 134.00 (120.07); 4 head, 600 to 640 lbs., 97.00 to 117.00 (107.86) fleshy; 7 head, 605 to 635 lbs., 114.00 to 119.00 (117.53) unweaned; 14 head, 620 to 627 lbs., 125.00 to 131.00 (128.87) value added; 41 head, 650 to 695 lbs., 110.00 to 125.00 (118.33); 4 head, 670 lbs., 114.00 fleshy; 1 head, 680 lbs., 145.00 replacement; 3 head, 667 lbs., 120.00 unweaned; 16 head, 660 to 696 lbs., 124.00 to 125.00 (124.94) value added; 14 head, 710 to 745 lbs., 99.00 to 115.00 (111.07); 4 head, 757 to 780 lbs., 115.00 to 117.00 (116.49); 1 head, 760 lbs., 97.00 fleshy; 8 head, 768 lbs., 123.00 value added; 1 head, 835 lbs., 100.00; 1 head, 850 lbs., 101.00 fleshy. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 11 head, 273 lbs., 128.00; 29 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 130.00 to 135.00 (132.31); 7 head, 428 lbs., 124.00 value added; 11 head, 455 lbs., 130.00 value added; 11 head, 508 to 528 lbs., 125.00 to 132.00 (126.31); 4 head, 561 lbs., 127.00 value added; 11 head, 601 to 604 lbs., 120.00 to 132.00 (127.65); 102 head, 612 to 618 lbs., 134.50 to 145.00 (143.75) value added; 20 head, 671 to 684 lbs., 116.00 to 130.00 (125.04); 16 head, 703 to 723 lbs., 119.00 to 125.50 (123.84); 97 head, 729 lbs., 135.00 value added; 10 head, 771 lbs., 122.00. Medium and large frame 2, 27 head, 300 to 345 lbs., 115.00 to 141.00 (127.10); 9 head, 342 to 343 lbs., 140.00 to 150.00 (147.77) thin fleshed; 45 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 109.00 to 136.00 (122.87); 5 head, 395 to 398 lbs., 115.00 to 117.00 (116.60) fleshy; 104 head, 400 to 446 lbs., 105.00 to 132.00 (120.01); 3 head, 402 lbs., 124.50 value added; 106 head, 450 to 495 lbs., 105.00 to 130.00 (118.79); 6 head, 498 lbs., 129.00 thin fleshed; 53 head, 500 to 545 lbs., 102.00 to 125.00 (113.03); 2 head, 510 to 530 lbs., 100.00 to 105.00 (102.45) fleshy; 54 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 100.00 to 126.00 (113.40); 4 head, 595 to 597 lbs., 108.00 to 110.00 (108.50) fleshy; 8 head, 562 lbs., 132.00 thin fleshed; 42 head, 600 to 646 lbs., 90.00 to 123.00 (113.60); 22 head, 650 to 695 lbs., 100.00 to 120.00 (111.03); 14 head, 689 lbs., 125.00 value added; 18 head, 702 to 745 lbs., 100.00 to 117.00 (107.31); 3 head, 750 to 780 lbs., 100.00; 5 head, 805 to 830 lbs., 78.00 to 102.00 (84.50). Medium and large frame 3, 15 head, 272 to 294 lbs., 88.00 to 121.00 (107.35); 21 head, 300 to 340 lbs., 90.00 to 119.00 (109.48); 29 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 95.00 to 116.00 (107.17); 16 head, 405 to 445 lbs., 95.00 to 111.00 (105.72); 15 head, 450 to 495 lbs., 80.00 to 110.00 (102.30); 36 head, 500 to 545 lbs., 90.00 to 107.00 (95.55); 10 head, 552 to 595 lbs., 100.00 to 117.00 (103.68); 2 head, 600 to 625 lbs., 86.00 to 90.00 (87.96).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 1 head, 280 lbs., 157.00; 43 head, 300 to 345 lbs., 141.00 to 184.00 (164.46); 2 head, 310 to 335 lbs., 161.00 to 168.00 (164.36) thin fleshed; 34 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 132.00 to 169.00 (148.36); 20 head, 360 to 398 lbs., 153.00 to 163.00 (159.82) thin fleshed; 95 head, 400 to 445 lbs., 125.00 to 164.00 (145.27); 4 head, 415 to 440 lbs., 150.00 to 153.00 (152.26) thin fleshed; 78 head, 450 to 496 lbs., 120.00 to 168.00 (142.10); 1 head, 495 lbs., 118.00 fleshy; 24 head, 450 to 475 lbs., 147.00 to 160.00 (157.69) thin fleshed; 90 head, 503 to 545 lbs., 110.00 to 151.00 (133.55); 8 head, 510 to 520 lbs., 110.00 to 115.00 (111.25) fleshy; 1 head, 510 lbs., 142.00 thin fleshed; 71 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 110.00 to 138.00 (126.37); 5 head, 570 to 595 lbs., 105.00 to 117.00 (112.61) fleshy; 43 head, 600 to 645 lbs., 110.00 to 130.00 (121.27); 2 head, 600 to 615 lbs., 109.00 to 116.00 (112.46) fleshy; 5 head, 618 to 642 lbs., 120.00 to 124.00 (121.56) unweaned; 20 head, 650 to 695 lbs., 102.00 to 126.00 (118.94); 3 head, 650 to 695 lbs., 103.00 to 106.00 (104.37) fleshy; 1 head, 665 lbs., 109.00 unweaned; 10 head, 708 to 740 lbs., 105.00 to 122.00 (112.75); 5 head, 770 to 785 lbs., 100.00 to 117.00 (107.24); 7 head, 800 to 840 lbs., 92.00 to 115.50 (105.91); 1 head, 1030 lbs., 84.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 6 head, 400 to 427 lbs., 134.00 to 154.00 (144.33); 5 head, 495 lbs., 144.00; 13 head, 504 lbs., 140.00. Medium and large frame 2, 3 head, 275 to 285 lbs., 122.50 to 158.00 (143.55); 18 head, 310 to 345 lbs., 121.00 to 147.00 (132.41); 47 head, 350 to 395 lbs., 110.00 to 150.00 (133.78); 1 head, 390 lbs., 135.00 thin fleshed; 66 head, 400 to 447 lbs., 112.00 to 147.00 (127.66); 92 head, 450 to 495 lbs., 101.00 to 143.00 (127.21); 10 head, 474 lbs., 130.00 unweaned; 74 head, 500 to 549 lbs., 104.00 to 134.00 (123.09); 3 head, 515 to 525 lbs., 100.00 to 120.00 (109.97) fleshy; 54 head, 550 to 595 lbs., 100.00 to 132.00 (118.37); 1 head, 590 lbs., 120.00 thin fleshed; 36 head, 600 to 645 lbs., 101.00 to 122.00 (110.97); 1 head, 605 lbs., 96.00 unweaned; 9 head, 650 to 695 lbs., 100.00 to 123.00 (109.24); 4 head, 665 lbs.,118 .50 thin fleshed; 1 head, 670 lbs., 92.00 unweaned; 1 head, 700 lbs., 106.00; 1 head, 745 lbs., 94.00 fleshy; 4 head, 701 lbs., 116.00 thin fleshed; 3 head, 755 to 775 lbs., 92.00 to 102.00 (98.03); 3 head, 810 to 848 lbs., 92.00 to 96.00 (94.71); 1 head, 880 lbs., 102.00; 1 head, 900 lbs., 85.00. Medium and large frame 3, 9 head, 300 to 345 lbs., 100.00 to 135.00 (116.98); 13 head, 350 to 398 lbs., 97.00 to 121.00 (111.42); 15 head, 400 to 440 lbs., 100.00 to 120.00 (110.34); 1 head, 410 lbs., 121.00 thin fleshed; 7 head, 455 to 495 lbs., 100.00 to 115.00 (104.00); 1 head, 470 lbs., 100.00 thin fleshed; 2 head, 515 to 535 lbs., 100.00 to 110.00 (104.90); 10 head, 560 to 595 lbs., 80.00 to 116.00 (103.05); 1 head, 635 lbs., 95.00; 1 head, 750 lbs., 92.00. Medium and large frame 4, 1 head, 430 lbs., 115.00.

Slaughter cattle:

Cows, Breaker, 75 to 80%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 14 head, 1070 to 1610 lbs., 47.50 to 57.00 (51.51) average dressing; 17 head, 1030 to 1730 lbs., 51.00 to 66.50 (55.76) high; 2 head, 1290 to 1445 lbs., 40.00 to 44.00 (42.11) low. Boner, 80 to 85%, 108 head, 910 to 1695 lbs., 42.00 to 60.00 (48.85) average; 1 head, 800 lbs., 40.00 average light weight; 39 head, 980 to 1450 lbs., 50.00 to 67.00 (56.45) high; 2 head, 830 to 870 lbs., 57.00 to 66.50 (61.64) high light weight; 21 head, 860 to 1085 lbs., 30.00 to 50.00 (38.54) low; 1 head, 720 lbs., 38.00 low light weight; 1 head, 1035 lbs., 23.00 very low. Lean, 85 to 90%, 41 head, 845 to 1340 lbs., 35.00 to 58.00 (44.62) average; 4 head, 725 to 895 lbs., 43.50 to 50.00 (47.43) average light weight; 13 head, 950 to 1475 lbs., 50.00 to 63.00 (56.49) high; 1 head, 890 lbs., 52.00 high light weight; 15 head, 875 to 1140 lbs., 32.00 to 48.00 (39.31) low; 3 head, 745 to 850 lbs., 30.00 to 38.50 (34.57) low light weight. Bulls 1 to 2, 44 head, 980 to 2240 lbs., 60.00 to 80.50 (72.48) average; 10 head, 1615 to 2100 lbs., 75.00 to 84.00 (79.31) high; 13 head, 990 to 1695 lbs., 45.00 to 72.50 (59.48) low.

Replacement cattle:

Stock cows, medium and large frame1 to 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, over 2 years old, open, 9 head, 640 to 980 lbs., 70.00 to 97.00 (87.12); 2 to 4 years old, open, 23 head, 610 to 1215 lbs., 59.00 to 84.00 (73.75); 2 to 8 years old, open, 10 head, 790 to 1220 lbs., 50.00 to 70.00 (59.93); 5 to 8 years old, open, 1 head, 1165 lbs., 57.00; over 5 years old, open, 1 head, 1235 lbs., 62.00. Bred cows, medium and large frame 1 to 2, 2 to 4 years old, 1st trimester, 4 head, 900 to 1150 lbs., 57.00 to 85.00 (68.29); 2 to 4 years old, 1st to 2nd trimester, 2 head, 930 to 995 lbs., 70.00 to 85.00 (77.25); 2 to 4 years old, 2nd trimester, 4 head, 940 to 1185 lbs., 85.00 to 93.00 (89.28); 2 to 4 years old, 2nd to 3rd trimester, 1 head, 900 lbs., 63.00; 2 to 4 years old, 3rd trimester, 2 head, 985 to 1010 lbs., 95.00 to 97.00 (96.01); 2 to 8 years old, 1st trimester, 4 head, 935 to 1320 lbs., 49.00 to 67.00 (59.34); 2 to 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 1 head, 1355 lbs., 77.50; 2 to 8 years old, 2nd to 3rd trimester, 11 head, 755 to 1485 1lbs., 52.00 to 79.00 (64.30); 5 to 8 years old, 1st trimester, 2 head, 965 to 1035 lbs., 48.00 to 66.00 (57.32); 5 to 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 7 head, 980 to 1153 lbs., 58.00 to 84.00 (65.61); over 8 years old, 1st trimester, 1 head, 870 lbs., 55.00; over 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 15 head, 990 to 1165 lbs., 50.00 to 62.00 (60.14); over 8 years old, 2nd to 3rd trimester, 1 head, 1085 lbs., 45.00; over 8 years old, 3rd trimester, 14 head, 1095 to 1310 lbs., 52.50 to 70.00 (60.99). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per head/actual weight, 2 to 4 years old, 1st trimester, 4 head, 960 to 1270 lbs., 885.00 to 1055.00 (942.48); 2 to 4 years old, 1st to 2nd trimester, 3 head, 950 lbs., 650.00; 2 to 4 years old, 2nd trimester, 18 head, 905 to 1355 lbs., 525.00 to 1200.00 (968.79); 2 to 4 years old, 2nd to 3rd trimester, 9 head, 900 to 1100 lbs., 600.00 to 995.00 (728.91); 2 to 4 years old, 3rd trimester, 4 head, 810 to 1185 lbs., 1000.00 to 1145.00 (1081.69); 5 to 8 years old, 1st trimester, 6 head, 1050 to 1235 lbs., 650.00 to 875.00 (775.88); 5 to 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 38 head, 960 to 1500 lbs., 550.00 to 1100.00 (909.08); 5 to 8 years old, 2nd to 3rd trimester, 8 head, 1130 to 1200 lbs., 550.00 to 950.00 (768.49); 5 to 8 years old, 3rd trimester, 15 head, 1050 to 1305 lbs., 910.00 to 1085.00 (1013.58); over 8 years old, 2nd trimester, 8 head, 855 to 1260 lbs., 55.00 to 750.00 (624.10); over 8 years old, 2nd to 3rd trimester, 1 head, 900 lbs., 450.00; over 8 years old, 3rd trimester, 10 head, 1075 to 1155 lbs., 690.00 to 800.00 (789.69). Bred heifers, medium and large frame 1 to 2, per head/actual weight, under 2 years old, 2nd trimester, 1 head, 900 lbs., 1050.00.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with under 150 pounds calf, per family/actual weight, 2 to 4 years old, open, 3 head, 700 to 1000 lbs., 850.00 to 1200.00 (1018.27); 5 to 8 years old, open, 7 head, 1000 to 1300 lbs., 725.00 to 1250.00 (961.33); 5 to 8 years old, 1st trimester, 1 head, 1000 lbs., 900.00; over 8 years old, open, 1 head, 1150 lbs., 875.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with 150 to 300 pounds calf, 2 to 4 years old, open, 9 head, 750 to 1200 lbs., 850.00 to 1225.00 (1057.48); 2 to 4 years old, 1st trimester, 1 head, 1000 lbs., 1050.00; 5 to 8 years old, open, 7 head, 900 to 1250 lbs., 650.00 to 1125.00 (847.26); over 8 years old, open, 1 head, 1050 lbs., 1025.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2 with over 300 pounds calf, 5 to 8 years old, open, 1 head, 1100 lbs., 1250.00.

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