Weekly Review Arkansas Auctions
USDA - Mon May 20, 3:57AM CDT
LR_LS145
Little Rock, AR   Mon May 20, 2019    USDA-AR Ag Dept Market News

ARKANSAS WEEKLY LIVESTOCK SUMMARY
Week-ending May 17, 2019

   Estimated Receipts:  8,115   Last Sale:  4,110   Year Ago:  8,895

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Supply on  8 Arkansas Auctions:         This week     Last Week    Year ago
   Stocker and feeder calves ------        5360          2905        5650
   Feeder yearlings ---------------        1140           485        1675
   Replacement cows ---------------         705           190         505
   Slaughter cows -----------------         770           455         930
   Slaughter bulls ----------------         140            75         135
   Yearling heifer percentage -----          44            40          36

   Compared to last week:  Feeders steers under 550 lbs sold 1.00-10.00 lower,
over 550 lbs sold mostly 1.00 higher.  Feeder heifers under 600 lbs sold 2.00-
9.00 lower, over 600 lbs sold 1.00-3.00 higher.  Slaughter cows sold steady to
1.00 higher.  Slaughter bulls sold 2.00 lower.

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    274-295    286    187.00-199.00      189.75
   49    300-345    324    165.00-205.00      184.47
   38    350-397    381    154.00-195.00      175.56
  157    400-448    423    146.00-181.00      166.54
  137    450-496    474    147.50-179.00      161.14
  200    500-545    521    136.00-167.00      157.53
  140    550-590    568    133.00-163.00      152.29
   20    560-565    564    155.00-160.00      159.38  Value Added
   10    567-567    567       155.00          155.00  Thin Fleshed
   89    600-639    618    132.00-153.00      147.38
   38    608-615    610    146.00-154.00      153.50  Value Added
   28    619-619    619       146.00          146.00  Calves
   24    650-695    675    129.00-144.00      137.49
   12    660-684    676    137.00-138.50      137.70  Value Added
   15    700-735    716    130.00-144.50      137.20
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   15    353-353    353       184.00          184.00  Value Added
   22    402-437    415    158.00-172.00      167.66
   25    424-424    424       176.00          176.00  Value Added
   84    452-498    482    150.00-167.00      161.69
   61    506-545    532    145.00-167.00      155.93
   80    560-590    576    146.50-153.50      149.66
   19    620-635    625    143.50-149.00      147.23
   23    639-639    639       144.00          144.00  Calves
   31    707-741    728    133.00-134.00      133.22
   26    918-929    927    115.00-115.50      115.40
                             Medium and Large 2
   45    300-345    324    144.00-177.50      164.75
   70    350-396    378    145.00-174.00      160.92
   87    400-448    426    130.00-167.00      155.36
   57    450-495    471    135.00-162.00      149.42
   52    500-545    520    127.00-154.00      143.25
   30    550-595    572    130.00-145.00      138.25
   32    600-645    618    126.00-144.00      138.25
   32    650-695    672    120.00-142.50      136.51

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16    263-295    279    140.00-182.50      158.41
   62    300-348    329    140.00-161.00      150.51
   83    350-398    374    135.00-159.00      147.35
  158    400-445    420    130.00-153.00      144.16
   19    402-415    406    153.00-154.50      154.02  Value Added
  165    450-495    470    126.00-150.00      141.14
   15    450-495    474    120.00-136.00      132.65  Fleshy
  219    500-545    520    126.00-144.00      135.50
   15    500-542    521    142.00-147.00      144.93  Value Added
  158    550-598    574    125.00-139.00      132.67
   21    583-583    583       137.50          137.50  Value Added
   91    600-645    617    120.00-138.00      131.07
   53    600-645    618    130.00-135.00      131.56  Value Added
   45    650-698    670    122.00-135.00      128.38
   18    700-748    721    115.00-125.50      122.89
   11    719-719    719       128.00          128.00  Value Added
   15    878-878    878       104.00          104.00  Value Added
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   42    351-369    363    140.00-155.00      144.03
   47    465-495    489    135.00-142.00      136.81
   15    509-512    510    130.00-135.00      134.00
   13    553-553    553       135.00          135.00
   14    801-801    801       116.00          116.00
                             Medium and Large 2
   12    254-295    271    135.00-157.50      151.55
   36    300-345    320    121.00-160.00      142.50
   86    350-398    379    120.00-150.00      137.37
  104    400-447    426    125.00-145.00      135.21
   90    450-495    474    120.00-142.00      132.16
   61    500-545    518    115.00-135.00      126.84
   41    550-598    575    116.00-133.00      124.74
   20    600-645    621    110.00-129.00      121.25
   14    655-685    674    110.00-126.00      119.48

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21    350-398    383    155.00-180.00      170.05
   36    400-445    423    147.00-177.00      162.92
   81    450-498    477    130.00-165.00      155.49
   65    500-549    518    130.00-160.00      147.04
   67    550-599    578    131.00-148.00      140.59
   28    608-645    631    127.00-138.00      133.71
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   12    373-394    385    152.00-160.00      156.77
                             Medium and Large 2
   32    300-345    323    150.00-174.00      162.10
   35    350-399    376    135.00-162.00      153.22
   48    400-448    422    122.00-161.00      149.50
   37    453-499    480    121.00-153.00      141.38
   25    505-548    529    125.00-147.00      136.74
   24    550-595    575    120.00-138.00      130.51
   33    600-645    623    114.00-133.50      124.22

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs, pregnancy, and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Weight   Months Bred             Price
2-7 year old  850-1250  second & third stage  85.00-95.00  800.00-900.00/hd
                        first stage/open      63.00-73.00
7-10 year old           second & third stage  58.00-68.00  650.00-750.00/hd

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight  Calf Wt      Price 
3-7 year old    800-1200   100-200   975.00-1075.00/pr  few to 1400.00
                           200-300   NA 
7-10 year old              100-200   825.00-925.00/pr

   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress      Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500  51.00-57.00    57.00-64.00          
Boners    80-85%   950-1400  51.00-57.00    57.00-64.00     40.00-51.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300  46.00-52.00    52.00-62.00     35.00-46.00
Light     85-92%   700-950   37.00-43.00    43.00-54.00     28.00-37.00

    Slaughter Bulls:
             Weight      Average Dress   High Dress      Low Dress  
Y.G. 1-2   1000-2100     72.00-82.00     82.00-93.00     65.00-72.00 

Source:   AR Ag Dept - USDA Market News, Little Rock, AR
          Heather Riley (501)823-1743
          www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_LS145.txt

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