Hope Livestock Auction
LR_LS146
Little Rock, AR      Fri Oct 13, 2017     USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Oct 12, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  1940         Last week: 1781            Last year: 1335

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers 2.00-5.00 higher. Feeder heifers steady 
to 2.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 2.00 lower.  Slaughter bulls 2.00-3.00 lower.
   Supply included 1113 feeder calves; 505 yearlings; 45 replacement cows; 245 
slaughter cows; 32 slaughter bulls. Feeder supply consisted of 40 percent 
English and English crosses; 36 percent Exotic and Exotic crosses; 24 percent 
Brahman and Brahman crosses.  Feeder supply included 58 percent steers and 
bulls; 42 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
   17    300-345    317    180.00-190.00     186.06
   22    355-395    370    170.00-185.00     175.71
   37    400-445    418    158.00-175.00     164.61
   26    450-490    471    155.00-165.00     159.44
   23    500-545    522    145.00-160.00     150.16
   36    550-595    569    135.00-147.00     140.16
   21    600-640    619    135.00-145.00     139.33
   18    650-690    669    135.00-145.00     136.92
   13    700-745    721    130.00-140.00     134.23
    8    750-785    768    130.00-133.00     131.50
    5    805-845    829    128.00-133.00     130.58
                             Medium and Large 2
    5    305-335    318    145.00-155.00     150.91
   13    350-390    372    140.00-150.00     143.69
   26    400-445    425    130.00-145.00     138.35
   14    450-495    474    125.00-138.00     132.75
   19    500-545    517    120.00-135.00     127.23
    7    555-590    572    120.00-127.00     123.55
    5    600-645    613    118.00-128.00     121.18

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    300-335    313    150.00-158.00     153.44
   25    350-395    376    145.00-152.00     146.61
   20    400-445    421    140.00-150.00     143.90
   26    450-495    468    135.00-145.00     139.81
   39    500-545    520    128.00-138.00     132.13
   28    550-595    570    125.00-135.00     128.44
    7    600-645    626    120.00-127.00     124.71
    2    600-620    610    160.00-165.00     162.54   Replacement
    4    660-685    673    126.00-129.00     127.75
    5    720-745    735    115.00-120.00     117.61
                             Medium and Large 2
    5    310-340    324    130.00-135.00     131.05
   11    350-395    372    125.00-135.00     130.68
   11    400-440    419    120.00-130.00     124.51
   10    455-490    471    120.00-125.00     122.18
    8    500-545    524    114.00-122.00     118.90
    4    550-585    570    114.00-118.00     115.77

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    455-495    480    140.00-150.00     144.59
   22    500-545    525    130.00-142.00     136.89
   17    550-595    572    123.00-130.00     127.56
   14    600-640    615    120.00-127.00     123.99
    6    655-695    678    120.00-125.00     123.48
    3    765-785    773     95.00-105.00     100.03

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
2-6 year old     950-1270   second & third stage  95.00-140.00
7-10 year old    900-1175   second & third stage  70.00-80.00
3-5 year old     800-1000   open grazing cows     80.00-90.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-6 year old    900-1200    100-200      1300.00-1400.00 per pair
7-10 year old   900-1175    100-200      900.00-1150.00 per pair
                            
Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1200-1450  47.00-54.00                 
Boners    80-85%   950-1300  52.00-60.00                   43.00-50.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1100  45.00-52.00 
Light     85-92%   700-950   36.00-43.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  75.00-85.00                      62.00-70.00

Source: AR Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
        Jeff Milam, 501-671-2200 www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsLR_LS146.txt