Pocahontas Livestock Auction
LR_LS147
Little Rock, AR    Wed May 16, 2018    UofA Coop Ext Service - USDA Market News
 
Pocahontas Livestock Auction
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/15/2018
 
Receipts:  247    Last Week:  306    Year Ago:  434
  
   Compared to last week:  Feeders sold 4.00-10.00 lower.  Slaughter cows and 
bulls sold steady.  Fleshy denotes unweaned, milk fat calves.
   Supply included about 152 feeder calves, 43 yearlings, 19 replacement cows, 
27 slaughter cows and 6 slaughter bulls.  Feeder supply about 45 percent English 
bred and English bred crosses, 50 percent exotic breed and exotic crosses, 5 
percent Brahma and Brahma crosses, 0 percent Holsteins or other dairy breeds.  
Feeder supply about 61 percent steers and bulls with 39 percent heifers. 
 
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
    1    500-550     500       155.00         155.00   Fleshy
    1    600-650     605       136.00         136.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    600-650     618       141.00         141.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    350-400     390       171.00         171.00
    5    400-450     417    157.50-168.00     163.80
    4    450-500     484    155.00-162.00     158.98
    1    450-500     455       154.00         154.00   Fleshy
    7    500-550     514    142.00-157.00     149.84
    2    600-650     630       140.00         140.00
    1    600-650     645       126.00         126.00   Fleshy
    1    650-700     670       130.00         130.00
    1    700-750     740       117.00         117.00   Fleshy
    1    800-850     825       120.00         120.00
    2    900-950     940    107.00-108.00     107.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    600-650     645       130.50         130.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     325       160.00         160.00
    3    450-500     482    135.00-150.00     143.52
    2    500-550     540    133.00-138.00     135.04
    3    500-550     540    140.00-145.00     142.50   Thin Fleshed
    3    550-600     562    130.00-135.00     133.29  
    2    600-650     612    130.50-138.00     134.27
    2    650-700     670    125.00-128.00     126.49
    1    750-800     775       115.00         115.00
    2    850-900     868    103.50-109.00     106.27

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    350-400     372    135.00-149.00     143.63
    1    450-500     495       101.00         101.00
    3    500-550     535    112.00-120.00     117.33

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    300-350     305       143.00         143.00
    2    350-400     352    140.00-145.00     142.48
    2    400-450     428    135.00-137.00     135.98
    1    400-450     435       132.00         132.00   Fleshy
    9    450-500     470    134.00-140.00     137.32
    2    450-500     460       129.00         129.00   Fleshy
    1    450-500     465       141.00         141.00   Thin Fleshed
    5    500-550     517    134.00-136.00     135.00
    3    550-600     574    124.50-130.00     128.13
    3    600-650     615    123.00-125.50     124.68
    1    600-650     630       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
    2    650-700     663       123.50         123.50
    1    850-900     870       105.00         105.00   
    2    800-850     840     95.00-97.00       96.00   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    650-700     698       112.00         112.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    350-400     378    122.00-135.00     129.93
    4    400-450     433    122.00-131.50     126.37
    1    400-450     410       135.00         135.00   Thin Fleshed
    8    450-500     472    120.00-129.50     125.00
    1    450-500     470       115.50         115.50   Fleshy
    2    500-550     532    120.00-122.50     121.75
    3    550-600     565    117.00-121.50     118.90
    2    600-650     610    116.50-117.00     116.75
    1    650-700     685       110.00         110.00   Fleshy
    1    650-700     685       107.00         107.00   Full

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    350-400     390       160.00         160.00
    2    400-450     440    156.00-158.00     157.00
    1    450-500     480       150.00         150.00
    3    500-550     520    138.00-142.00     139.63
    4    550-600     578    128.00-135.00     130.40
    1    600-650     630       123.50         123.50   Fleshy
    1    700-750     710       120.00         120.00
    1    800-850     810       108.00         108.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    350-400     390       155.00         155.00
    1    400-450     410       142.00         142.00
    1    400-450     440       135.00         135.00   Full
    1    450-500     490       146.00         146.00   Thin Fleshed
    4    500-550     512    125.50-131.00     128.95
    7    550-600     580    123.00-125.50     124.73
    1    700-750     710        94.00          94.00   Full
    2    750-800     778     91.50-94.00       92.75
    1    850-900     880        85.00          85.00   

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    400-450     420       110.00         110.00
    2    650-700     688     83.50-90.00       86.76

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
1-3 Year old     800-1300   first stage           810.00 per head
                            second stage          890.00 per head
                            third stage           840.00-910.00 per head
                            open                  82.00-94.00
3-7 Year old     800-1300   first stage           570.00-810.00 per head 
                            open                  67.00-86.00   
7+ Year old                 second stage          44.00-51.00
                            third stage           500.00-610.00 per head

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
3-7 Year old    800-1200    100-200      1110.00 per pair
7+ Year old     800-1200    200-300      875.00 per pair
 Small and Medium 2-3: 
3-7 Year old    600-1000    100-200      600.00-740.00 per pair
 
   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500  46.50-52.50                   46.00
Boners    80-85%   950-1400  44.00-51.00    53.50-57.00           
Lean      85-90%   800-1200  41.00-48.00    55.00          22.00-37.00

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  66.00-74.00      76.00

Source:  UofA Coop Ext Service - USDA Market News, Little Rock, AR
         Wade Wiedower, Market Reporter, 501-671-2200
         24 Hour Market Report 501-671-2369
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_LS147.txt
 
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