Green Forest Livestock Auction
USDA - Wed Apr 17, 9:49PM CDT
LR_LS120
Little Rock, AR      Wed Apr 17, 2019     USDA-AR Ag Dept Market News

North Arkansas Livestock, GreenForest, AR
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Apr 17, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  746          Last week:  1226           Last year:  1345

Compared to last week: Feeder steers 300-400lbs 8.00-11.00 higher over 400lbs 
steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder heifers and bulls under 450lbs 6.00-11.00 higher 
over 450lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Value Added denotes cattle weaned at least 
45 days with two rounds of shots, dehorned and castrated. Slaughter cows 1.00-
2.00 higher. Slaughter bulls steady to firm. 
 
Supply included about 500 feeder calves, 77 feeder yearlings, 70 replacement cows, 
84 slaughter cows, and 15 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 42 percent 
steers, 40 percent heifers, and 18 percent bulls. Near 13 percent of the run weighed 
over 600 lbs.

Please Note:
The below USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes and 
grades of livestock offered for sale.  There may be instances where some sales 
do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the 
report.  Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise noted.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    250-275    258    209.00-217.00     212.16
    8    303-335    313    210.00-222.00     218.41
   20    350-395    364    198.00-217.00     209.77
   38    400-443    425    190.00-204.00     196.64
    8    485-495    491    180.00-187.00     181.50
   28    500-548    511    168.00-179.00     174.99
    8    555-570    564    163.00-173.50     170.83
   12    605-630    611    149.00-160.00     157.53
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   12    787-787    787       137.00         137.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    3    435-445    440    170.00-180.00     175.04
   20    450-498    470    167.00-178.00     170.38
   10    500-540    517    158.50-166.00     163.05
    9    550-598    561    145.50-159.00     148.70
    2    578-578    578       173.00         173.00   Value Added
    9    620-625    624    141.00-142.00     141.11
    4    655-698    687    141.00-146.00     143.79
    3    702-702    702       145.00         145.00   Value Added
                             Holstein Large 3
    7    556-556    556        65.00          65.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    275-290    286    180.00-185.00     181.69
    5    305-335    322    166.00-185.00     177.27
   24    355-398    386    165.00-182.00     173.76
    4    358-358    358       187.00         187.00   Thin Fleshed
   18    400-445    417    160.00-177.00     171.43
   39    450-495    475    152.00-172.00     160.19
   16    505-535    518    149.00-153.00     152.34
   14    555-585    563    143.00-150.50     145.80
    9    605-616    615    142.00-144.00     142.22
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    5    725-725    725       135.00         135.00   Value Added
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    310-310    310    165.00-169.00     167.00
    4    355-385    366    149.00-160.00     156.37
    7    400-445    417    146.00-160.00     154.37
   21    455-495    477    140.00-154.00     149.89
    6    502-525    509    137.00-147.50     143.63
    7    550-580    563    136.00-144.00     140.30
    2    650-675    663    114.00-129.00     121.64
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    360-395    378    135.00-144.00     139.71

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    302-345    322    200.00-213.00     206.38
    2    350-390    370    190.00-216.00     202.30
   12    400-448    426    182.00-202.00     191.74
    6    455-475    465    169.00-187.00     176.44
   18    500-540    521    163.00-168.00     164.16
   13    551-588    570    155.00-169.00     161.97
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    300-320    310    179.00-199.00     189.32
    4    370-380    375    172.00-182.00     176.49
    5    425-435    431    174.00-178.00     176.20
   14    465-493    484    159.00-172.00     163.55
    6    510-540    523    144.00-160.00     154.94
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    380-385    383    150.00-164.00     156.95

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
 2-7 year old    800-1150   second & third stage  750.00-1000.00/hd  
                            first stage or open    60.00-85.00
 7+ years old               second & third stage  48.00-65.00;750.00-860.00/hd

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-7 year old    800-1150    100-200    875.00-1150.00 per pair
7+ years old                150-300    950.00-1185.00 per pair

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500     52.00         53.00             
Boners    80-85%   950-1400   48.00-53.00    54.00-60.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300   44.00-52.00    53.00-61.00    35.00-42.00
Light     85-92%   700-950    40.00-43.00    49.00-53.00    35.00-37.00
 
   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100   70.00-79.50    80.00-85.50     61.00-69.00

Source: AR Ag Department - USDA Market News, Little Rock, AR
        Sammy Cline, Market Reporter, 501-823-1743
        24 Hour Market Report.501-823-1728
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