Green Forest Livestock Auction
LR_LS120
Little Rock, AR      Wed Dec 6, 2017     USDA-AR Coop Ext Market News Service 

North Arkansas Livestock, GreenForest, AR
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 6, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  1406          Last week: 1795              Last year:  1829

Compared to last week: Feeder steers and bulls mostly 2.00-5.00 lower instances
8.00-10.00 lower. Feeder heifers 4.00-12.00 lower. Slaughter cows 2.00-3.00
lower. Slaughter bulls 2.00 lower.

Supply included about 900 feeder calves, 262 feeder yearlings, 80 replacement
cows, 145 slaughter cows, and 19 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 39
percent steers, 44 percent heifers, and 17 percent bulls. Near 24 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 note

Feeder Steers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    327-327    327       187.00         187.00
   13    378-385    379    172.00-190.00     183.75
   20    408-438    422    174.00-189.00     178.95
   24    459-489    470    160.00-168.00     163.79
   47    500-542    514    154.50-163.50     159.93
   13    555-571    561    150.00-152.50     150.73
   16    611-630    623    145.00-152.00     149.43
    5    602-640    617    137.00-141.00     138.66   Calves
    5    655-655    655       148.00         148.00
    3    672-672    672       135.00         135.00   Calves
    9    712-712    712       132.00         132.00   Calves
   18    753-793    769    141.00-147.00     144.16
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    9    422-422    422       162.00         162.00
   13    518-549    532    158.00-161.00     159.43
   23    607-607    607       130.00         130.00   Calves
                             Medium and Large 2
    9    300-345    323    155.00-181.00     167.58
   14    350-395    363    160.00-172.00     168.37
   14    400-445    419    154.00-166.00     160.94
    5    437-437    437       140.00         140.00   Brahman X
   19    450-490    473    144.00-162.00     154.49
    8    500-545    523    132.00-154.00     145.75
    5    508-508    508       134.00         134.00   Brahman X
   13    555-595    572    132.00-142.00     138.38
   11    600-647    631    135.00-140.00     136.03
    5    635-635    635       129.00         129.00   Brahman X
   14    624-624    624       120.00         120.00   Calves
    9    654-680    658    128.00-139.00     136.96
    2    750-775    763    130.00-134.00     132.03
                             Holstein Large 3
    2    398-398    398        85.00          85.00
    3    503-503    503        80.00          80.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    300-320    305    145.00-150.00     148.69
   20    355-395    375    135.00-147.00     140.01
   40    400-445    423    135.00-142.50     138.22
   41    462-498    481    134.00-140.00     137.59
   52    503-546    518    130.00-140.00     133.17
   42    551-592    570    130.00-135.00     132.56
   18    600-647    632    131.00-138.00     134.04
    2    618-618    618       131.00         131.00   Calves
    7    663-682    674    130.00-136.00     133.47
    4    705-720    716    127.00-129.00     127.49
    2    802-802    802       131.00         131.00
    6    985-994    993    105.50-111.00     106.41
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    7    428-447    439    134.50-135.00     134.71
                             Medium and Large 2
   13    305-340    333    127.00-140.00     135.43
   23    360-390    368    125.00-138.00     134.43
   35    400-445    423    122.00-140.00     131.73
   23    455-496    478    124.00-137.00     129.72
    8    510-545    526    125.00-130.00     127.85
   21    550-592    569    120.00-131.00     126.73
   11    600-645    624    120.00-129.50     125.72
    4    665-675    670    122.00-127.50     125.61
    4    700-745    715    121.00-127.00     124.06
    3    750-795    773    115.00-127.00     122.99
    4    838-838    838       123.50         123.50
    4    865-885    872    109.00-119.00     113.97
                             Medium and Large 3
    3    325-348    340       125.00         125.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    310-335    330    176.00-182.00     180.41
    9    378-395    383    172.00-183.00     178.07
   13    408-448    426    156.00-178.00     165.25
   13    450-490    468    157.00-167.00     160.38
   13    508-545    522    139.00-159.00     146.85
   45    550-586    566    132.00-144.50     139.62
    3    643-643    643       137.50         137.50
    8    610-645    628    128.00-130.00     128.73   Calves
    3    680-680    680       125.00         125.00   Calves
    4    772-775    773    119.00-120.00     119.75
                             Medium and Large 2
    5    305-340    327    146.00-170.00     162.95
   11    405-449    439    132.00-166.00     150.27
    4    475-495    490    135.00-146.00     142.47
   10    510-545    531    122.00-149.00     137.12
    3    575-595    585    127.00-136.00     130.33
    4    600-625    615    122.00-135.00     127.26
    5    665-685    677    115.00-130.00     123.93

Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
 2-7 year old    900-1250   second & third stage   785.00-935.00/hd
                            first stage or open     58.00-85.00
 7+ years old               second & third stage  43.00-50.00;675.00-810.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-7 year old    900-1250    100-200     900.00-925.00 per pair Few

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500   45.00-47.00   48.00-53.00
Boners    80-85%   950-1400   44.00-48.00   49.00-54.00    38.00-43.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300   42.00-47.00   48.00-53.00    33.00-40.00
Light     85-92%   700-950    39.00-43.00                  30.00-35.00
 
   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100   67.00-74.00     75.00-78.00     65.00-68.00

Source: AR Coop Ext Service - USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
        Sammy Cline, Market Reporter, 501-671-2200
        24 Hour Market Report.501-671-2369
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