Siloam Springs Livestock Auction (Fri)
LR_LS124
Little Rock, AR      Thu Oct 19, 2017     USDA-AR Coop Ext Market News Service 

Benton County Sale Barn, SiloamSprings, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Oct 19, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  1784          Last week:  NR             Last year:  778

Compared to two weeks ago: Feeder steers steady to 9.00 higher mostly 6.00-7.00
higher. Feeder heifers and bulls 1.00-5.00 higher except 550-600lb bulls 8.00
lower. Slaughter cows 2.00-3.00 lower. Slaughter bulls steady to 1.00 lower. 

Supply included about 1140 feeder calves, 300 feeder yearlings, 110 replacement
cows, 202 slaughter cows, and 32 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 36
percent steers, 42 percent heifers, and 23 percent bulls. Near 20 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
    6    341-341    341       202.00         202.00
   16    350-375    364    180.00-194.00     188.40
   33    400-447    422    170.00-189.00     181.11
   52    450-495    464    160.00-177.00     172.76
   34    500-545    522    156.00-170.00     165.31
   35    551-596    568    144.00-160.00     154.86
   11    609-634    625    152.00-155.00     153.94
    4    661-661    661       147.00         147.00
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
   24    523-544    537    154.00-162.00     158.68
    8    641-641    641       148.00         148.00
    8    604-604    604       140.00         140.00   Calves
    8    655-655    655       145.00         145.00   Calves
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    310-330    320    175.00-190.00     182.73
    8    358-395    369    160.00-170.00     165.58
   51    408-445    420    150.00-170.00     162.89
   15    455-493    481    146.00-164.00     157.93
   38    505-545    524    143.00-154.00     147.21
   16    555-595    572    130.00-147.00     142.71
    6    610-645    626    134.00-140.00     138.12
    2    615-615    615       135.00         135.00   Calves
    6    660-683    677    127.00-134.00     132.20
    3    807-807    807       130.00         130.00
                             Holstein Large 3
    3    317-317    317        82.00          82.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    325-346    336    152.00-160.00     155.34
   27    363-381    374    145.00-158.00     152.12
   32    408-449    427    144.00-155.00     149.05
   36    457-495    475    139.00-150.00     145.69
   60    500-547    521    136.00-149.00     142.49
   29    550-595    570    130.00-146.00     136.15
   21    602-642    615    129.00-140.00     134.17
    8    664-668    665    129.00-137.00     132.01
   13    703-723    717    130.00-131.00     130.30
    5    995-995    995        90.00          90.00
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    7    441-441    441       146.00         146.00
   13    463-480    473    140.00-143.00     141.13
    6    544-544    544       146.00         146.00
    7    700-700    700       120.00         120.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    9    315-346    339    130.00-135.00     130.99
   23    350-395    375    125.00-144.00     137.70
   41    400-444    425    125.00-143.00     136.98
   39    450-499    477    125.00-144.00     134.36
   12    510-545    533    119.00-133.00     128.10
   17    555-595    572    117.00-136.00     128.77
   13    600-627    618    120.00-132.00     129.21
    5    665-668    666    120.00-129.00     123.61
    5    700-738    724    110.00-120.00     115.55
    3    750-790    770    110.00-116.00     113.72
    3    818-818    818       106.00         106.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    5    358-395    380    110.00-121.00     114.14
    4    415-425    423    104.00-120.00     109.44
    3    450-485    462    107.00-120.00     115.45

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    390-390    390       168.00         168.00
   24    405-448    425    161.00-175.00     169.34
   19    450-495    477    150.00-169.00     160.47
   22    500-548    531    146.00-160.00     150.54
   14    563-594    583    137.00-147.00     140.82
    3    600-608    605       139.00         139.00
   10    600-645    629    125.00-135.00     131.65   Calves
    8    760-785    779    123.00-126.00     125.01
   10    804-804    804       125.00         125.00
                             Medium and Large 1 - 2
    8    521-521    521       143.00         143.00
                             Medium and Large 2
   12    305-345    315    160.00-180.00     174.11
    3    360-395    373    140.00-161.00     148.05
   10    400-445    420    149.00-165.00     155.25
   20    455-495    476    130.00-150.00     143.50
   14    500-545    527    130.00-145.00     137.98
   14    550-595    575    125.00-137.00     130.58
   24    600-648    626    120.00-136.00     131.03
    2    648-648    648       120.00         120.00   Calves
    7    655-698    668    120.00-130.00     125.65
    2    725-745    735    119.00-120.00     119.49
    9    975-975    975        92.00          92.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    5    430-448    440    119.00-136.00     128.08

Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
 1-2 year old    800-1050   second & third stage  1050.00-1325.00/hd
 2-7 year old    900-1250   second & third stage  885.00-1125.00/hd
                            first stage or open    65.00-94.00
 7+ years old               second & third stage   50.00-62.00;685.00-900.00/hd

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-7 year old    900-1250    100-200      910.00-1335.00 per pair 
                            200-350     1500.00-1825.00 per pair 

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500   52.00-57.00   58.00-65.00    42.00-50.00             
Boners    80-85%   950-1400   54.00-58.00   59.00-66.00    50.00-52.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300   49.00-57.00   57.00-60.00    40.00-49.00
Light     85-92%   700-950    46.00-50.00   52.00-53.00    34.00-41.00
 
   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100   77.00-86.00     88.00-97.00     66.00-76.00

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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