Hope Livestock Auction
LR_LS146
Little Rock, AR      Fri Mar 15, 2019     USDA-AR Ag Dept Market News

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 14, 2019

Cattle Receipts:  527        Last week:  673        Last year:  1079

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers 2.00-7.00 lower.  Feeder heifers 1.00-
4.00 lower.  Slaughter cows steady.  Slaughter bulls steady.
   Supply included 360 feeder calves, 75 yearlings, 15 replacement cows, 65
slaughter cows; 12 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 54 percent steers and
bulls; 46 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    305-345    327    185.00-200.00     191.68
    4    355-375    366    185.00-195.00     190.47
   17    400-445    417    175.00-185.00     179.39
   18    450-495    467    160.00-175.00     167.80
    7    500-545    522    160.00-169.00     165.48
    9    555-590    569    150.00-159.00     153.89
    6    610-640    627    141.00-146.00     144.51
    3    655-680    667    140.00-142.00     141.34
    3    715-730    720    130.00-135.00     132.35
    1    760-760    760       130.00         130.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    4    325-345    335    160.00-172.00     167.51
    5    365-395    375    155.00-165.00     158.95
    2    430-430    430    150.00-152.00     151.00
    3    515-530    522    133.00-144.00     138.96

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    310-345    331    160.00-172.00     163.57
    8    355-390    375    155.00-165.00     160.89
   10    400-440    416    153.00-160.00     155.49
   13    450-495    472    150.00-160.00     154.73
   16    500-545    521    140.00-153.00     143.46
   10    550-595    573    135.00-147.00     138.76
    5    610-645    620    129.00-134.00     131.00
    2    650-690    670    127.00-129.00     128.03
    1    730-730    730       122.00         122.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    3    300-330    315    140.00-142.00     140.63
    1    380-380    380       140.00         140.00
    5    410-445    421    135.00-140.00     138.55
    5    470-480    473    130.00-136.00     133.21
    2    530-545    538    125.00-130.00     127.53

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    450-450    450       155.00         155.00
    7    500-545    526    140.00-157.00     149.19
    5    560-595    581    135.00-144.00     139.78
    4    600-630    616    132.00-140.00     137.97
    1    655-655    655       130.00         130.00
    1    700-700    700       122.00         122.00

   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  80.00-95.00
7-10 year old    900-1175   second & third stage  65.00-78.00
3-5 year old     800-1000   open grazing cows     70.00-90.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-6 year old    900-1250    100-200      1150.00-1540.00 per pair

   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1200-1450  55.00-58.00
Boners    80-85%   950-1300  55.00-64.00                   40.00-50.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1100  47.00-55.00 
Light     85-92%   700-950   30.00-40.00                     

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  83.00-90.00      94.00-96.00     67.00-75.00

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