Siloam Springs Livestock Auction (Fri)
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 10:34PM CST
LR_LS124
Little Rock, AR      Thu Dec 6, 2018     USDA-AR Ag Dept Market News

Benton County Sale Barn, SiloamSprings, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Dec 6, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  1333          Last week:  3942           Last year:  2340

Compared to last week: Feeder steers, heifers, and bulls mostly 3.00-9.00 lower
instances 12.00-15.00 lower. Quality of feeder cattle not as good as last week.
No trend on slaughter cows and bulls because they were not reported past few
weeks.
  
Supply included about 863 feeder calves, 120 feeder yearlings, 110 replacement
cows, 215 slaughter cows, and 25 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 25
percent steers, 40 percent heifers, and 35 percent bulls. Near 21 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
    2    255-260    258    199.00-204.00     201.48
    9    311-315    311    191.00-197.00     196.33
    5    354-360    355       173.00         173.00
    3    405-418    414    168.00-176.00     170.61
    2    453-453    453       160.00         160.00
    2    500-510    505    151.00-156.00     153.48
    9    605-648    628    134.00-140.00     136.18   Calves
    5    693-693    693       133.00         133.00
    7    699-699    699       130.00         130.00   Calves
    3    760-760    760       130.00         130.00
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    6    483-483    483       153.00         153.00
   15    532-532    532       145.00         145.00   Full
    5    726-726    726       130.00         130.00
    4    766-766    766       133.00         133.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    6    300-333    323    153.00-172.00     167.16
   13    360-397    383    160.00-170.00     165.97
    6    402-440    411    149.00-160.00     157.13
   19    450-492    475    144.00-153.00     150.29
    7    500-523    510    140.00-145.00     142.90
   17    550-596    572    130.00-143.00     137.99
   15    621-640    625    124.00-135.00     130.46
   13    603-647    637    120.00-127.00     125.10   Calves
    9    660-690    674    109.00-130.00     125.31
    2    730-735    733    120.00-121.00     120.50
    2    760-785    773    123.00-124.00     123.51
    2    803-803    803       125.00         125.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    2    310-310    310        37.00          37.00   Thin Fleshed

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    325-348    340    135.00-146.00     139.90
   28    353-399    378    139.00-148.00     142.29
    9    405-445    425    137.00-144.00     141.69
   28    465-495    479    130.00-142.00     137.07
   44    500-548    512    125.00-137.00     132.29
   15    550-598    572    120.00-124.00     121.85
   10    630-635    635    110.00-120.00     118.60   Calves
    3    660-660    660       121.00         121.00
    2    878-878    878       118.00         118.00
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   12    417-420    418    140.00-141.00     140.58
   16    503-544    522    115.00-125.00     121.87
                             Medium and Large 2
    3    295-295    295       129.00         129.00
   12    300-345    321    120.00-142.00     128.81
   14    360-395    379    120.00-136.00     128.69
   28    400-448    429    115.00-135.00     130.08
   16    450-495    467    114.00-131.00     120.72
    3    493-493    493       110.00         110.00   Full
   25    500-546    525    110.00-126.00     117.25
   12    550-585    570    109.00-120.00     116.12
    2    565-565    565       100.00         100.00   Fleshy
    5    605-635    621    115.00-120.00     118.38
    3    600-638    625       100.00         100.00   Calves
    5    675-675    675       110.00         110.00
    2    720-740    730    104.00-105.00     104.51
                             Medium and Large 3
    2    390-395    393    100.00-110.00     104.97
    4    403-445    417    100.00-113.00     108.08

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    305-349    335    165.00-191.00     179.67
   20    352-389    377    160.00-173.00     169.63
   24    405-448    428    155.00-176.00     163.92
   22    453-495    465    146.00-159.00     155.89
   31    500-548    518    136.00-149.00     145.14
   17    553-575    559    135.00-142.00     138.68
   11    600-633    607    129.00-135.00     130.46
   11    615-644    639    125.00-130.00     129.12   Calves
    7    650-679    671    121.00-135.00     124.88
    4    813-835    824       110.00         110.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    4    300-333    323    149.00-168.00     159.09
    5    350-385    364    149.00-161.00     153.99
   14    408-440    421    140.00-162.00     150.55
    4    415-415    415       120.00         120.00   Brahman X
    9    450-490    468    125.00-145.00     139.06
   20    505-545    537    125.00-139.00     134.23
    5    510-542    533    100.00-102.00     100.40   Brahman X
   17    550-598    569    120.00-134.00     127.69
    8    559-595    566     90.00-110.00     106.13   Brahman X
   10    600-635    621    110.00-126.00     119.36
    4    670-670    670    114.00-123.00     120.75

   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  735.00-1035.00/hd
 2-3 year old    800-1000   first stage or open   74.00-90.00
 7+ years old    900-1200   second & third stage  34.00-43.00;650.00-825.00/hd

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-7 year old    900-1250    100-250     735.00-1000.00 per pair Few
7+ years old                100-300     525.00-710.00 per pair Few

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500   36.00-37.00                
Boners    80-85%   950-1400   34.00-40.00   40.00-44.00     29.00-33.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300   32.00-38.00   39.00-42.00     22.00-31.00
Light     85-92%   700-950    29.00-32.00                   20.00-27.00
 
   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100   60.00-65.00     67.00-70.00     52.00-60.00

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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