Livestock report

By submitted, 04/28/18 4:52 AM

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 26, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 904    Last week: 1047     Last year: NR

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers 3.00-8.00 higher.  Feeder heifers
unevenly steady. Slaughter cows steady.  Slaughter bulls steady.
   Supply included 571 feeder calves, 165 yearlings, 30 replacement cows, 122
slaughter cows; 16 slaughter bulls. Feeder supply consisted of 42 percent
English and English crosses; 36 percent Exotic and Exotic crosses; 22 percent
Brahman and Brahman crosses.  Feeder supply included 55 percent steers and
bulls; 45 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
   27    300-345    326    195.00-210.00     201.17
   36    350-395    374    185.00-200.00     188.10
   16    400-445    423    170.00-188.00     179.22
    9    450-490    468    170.00-180.00     173.79
   10    500-540    517    159.00-168.00     162.60
    5    550-595    565    155.00-160.00     156.58
    6    600-645    619    145.00-150.00     147.93
    2    650-655    653       143.00         143.00
    1    710-710    710       143.00         143.00
    3    750-790    765    130.00-135.00     132.05
                             Medium and Large 2
    9    300-345    318    150.00-165.00     159.42
    4    375-390    383    150.00-158.00     155.24
   10    405-440    423    140.00-155.00     146.56
    9    450-490    471    140.00-149.00     144.42
    6    505-535    525    135.00-140.00     137.63
    5    570-595    588    125.00-135.00     130.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   29    300-330    312    155.00-173.00     165.62
   35    350-395    370    155.00-171.00     164.59
   14    400-445    422    150.00-160.00     154.47
   14    450-495    473    144.00-155.00     147.50
   21    500-545    519    140.00-153.00     144.31
   15    550-595    572    135.00-144.00     138.17
   13    600-640    623    130.00-137.00     132.29
   11    650-690    667    127.00-135.00     129.25
   11    700-745    729    120.00-130.00     124.47
    5    755-790    769    118.00-121.00     119.59
                             Medium and Large 2
    4    300-335    318    140.00-145.00     142.74
    5    360-380    374    135.00-144.00     138.78
    7    400-435    420    130.00-137.00     133.97
    4    465-495    480    130.00-135.00     131.25
    3    510-540    520    120.00-122.00     120.65

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    455-485    469    155.00-165.00     160.89
    2    520-530    525    150.00-155.00     152.48
    8    550-590    571    137.00-150.00     143.98
    4    615-630    621    135.00-140.00     137.50
    5    650-690    673    130.00-135.00     132.59
    2    705-720    713    123.00-125.00     123.99
    5    750-795    775    120.00-122.00     121.01

   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  80.00-100.00
7-10 year old    900-1175   second & third stage  68.00-80.00
3-5 year old     800-1000   open grazing cows     75.00-90.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-6 year old    900-1250    100-200      1200.00-1450.00 per pair
7-10 year old   900-1175    100-200      850.00-1100.00 per pair

   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1200-1450  52.00-55.00                 
Boners    80-85%   950-1300  54.00-63.00                   43.00-51.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1100  48.00-55.00 
Light     85-92%   700-950   38.00-45.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  78.00-85.00                      69.00-75.00

Source:  UofA Coop Ext Service - USDA Market News, Little Rock, AR
         Jeff Milam, Market Reporter, 501-671-2200
         24 Hour Market Report, 501-671-2369