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Livestock report

By submitted, 12/29/18 3:45 AM

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Dec 20, 2018

Cattle Receipts: 921   Last week: 767     Last year: 494

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers 3.00-10.00 higher.  Feeder heifers 
steady to 5.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 2.00-4.00 higher.  Slaughter bulls 3.00-
4.00 higher.  Supply included 563 feeder calves, 185 yearlings, 35 replacement 
cows, 118 slaughter cows; 20 slaughter bulls.  Feeder supply included 60 
percent steers and bulls; 40 percent heifers. Near 14 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    300-345    326    180.00-190.00     184.94
   11    350-395    374    170.00-190.00     175.76
   30    400-445    421    160.00-185.00     172.95
   17    450-495    472    155.00-172.00     162.51
   13    500-535    514    145.00-165.00     152.69
    9    550-585    567    138.00-150.00     144.12
    5    600-635    617    133.00-140.00     136.08
    2    660-685    673    130.00-137.00     134.02
                             Medium and Large 2
    8    320-345    331    145.00-160.00     151.27
    7    350-395    371    144.00-150.00     147.07
   10    400-445    422    140.00-147.00     143.10
    4    465-485    474    130.00-140.00     134.23
    6    500-545    518    125.00-135.00     128.96
    1    560-560    560       120.00         120.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    315-335    328    140.00-152.00     145.41
    8    355-395    371    140.00-150.00     143.20
   20    400-445    420    135.00-148.00     139.87
   17    450-485    468    130.00-142.00     137.20
   12    500-545    525    130.00-140.00     135.02
    9    550-595    566    125.00-135.00     130.50
    5    600-625    616    125.00-130.00     127.00
    3    655-690    675    120.00-127.00     122.26
                             Medium and Large 2
    2    300-320    310    130.00-135.00     132.58
   11    350-395    371    125.00-130.00     126.82
    9    415-445    431    120.00-125.00     123.79
    1    455-455    455       120.00         120.00
    4    505-540    528    114.00-120.00     116.73
    2    570-575    573       115.00         115.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    460-490    473    145.00-150.00     148.38
    3    515-535    523    130.00-140.00     133.31
    5    555-585    573    123.00-135.00     127.51
   11    600-645    628    120.00-130.00     123.46
    6    655-690    673    115.00-125.00     119.46
    4    700-730    720    105.00-115.00     110.00
    1    765-765    765       110.00         110.00

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  85.00-115.00
7-10 year old    900-1175   second & third stage  55.00-75.00
3-5 year old     800-1000   open grazing cows     50.00-65.00

  Cow-Calf Pairs:
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Weight     Price
2-6 year old   900-1250     100-200         1150.00

  Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress    High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1200-1450  30.00-35.00
Boners    80-85%   950-1300  37.00-47.00       49.00         27.00-33.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1100  32.00-39.00 
Light     85-92%   700-950   22.00-28.00                     

  Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress       Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  64.00-70.00       72.00           50.00-57.00

Source:  AR Agriculture Department - USDA Market News, Little Rock, AR
         Jeff Milam, Market Reporter, 501-823-1743
         24 Hour Market Report, 501-823-1728