Ratcliff Livestock Auction
LR_LS149
Little Rock, AR    Thu Dec 6, 2018    USDA-AR Ag Dept Market News		

County Line Sale, Ratcliff, AR
Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Dec 5, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  178        Last week:  489        Last year:  205

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold 2.00-4.00 lower.  Feeder heifers 
sold 5.00-8.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 lower.  
   Supply included 78 feeder calves; 62 feeder yearlings; 2 replacement cows; 34 
slaughter cows and 2 slaughter bulls. The feeder supply included 49 percent 
steers, 39 percent heifers, and 12 percent bulls. Near 44 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lb.

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    300-300    300       155.00         155.00
    2    355-385    370    154.00-164.00     159.20
    1    350-350    350       145.00         145.00   Fleshy
    6    451-480    457    144.00-147.00     144.67
    6    515-542    529    140.00-145.00     141.62
    1    560-560    560       141.00         141.00
   22    602-641    621    135.00-140.00     139.19
    3    650-650    650       140.00         140.00
    6    760-785    764    130.00-137.00     135.80
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    325-325    325       137.00         137.00
    1    380-380    380       140.00         140.00
    1    445-445    445       140.00         140.00
    3    485-495    488    135.00-136.00     135.33
    1    535-535    535       134.00         134.00
    1    565-565    565       135.00         135.00
    1    685-685    685       125.00         125.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    565-565    565        70.00          70.00

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    300-325    311    130.00-138.00     134.50
    3    310-310    310       142.00         142.00   Thin Fleshed
    2    385-390    388    136.00-138.00     137.01
    5    400-435    415    130.00-136.00     132.83
    3    460-495    478    129.00-134.00     131.29
    3    510-535    523    125.00-131.00     127.63
    4    550-585    563    123.00-129.00     125.49
    1    595-595    595       120.00         120.00   Fleshy
   11    603-645    610    123.00-129.00     128.04
    1    660-660    660       121.00         121.00
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    365-365    365       125.00         125.00
    2    470-485    478    120.00-121.00     120.49
    1    505-505    505       120.00         120.00
    1    570-570    570       105.00         105.00
    1    605-605    605       115.00         115.00
                             Medium and Large 3
    1    325-325    325        90.00          90.00
    1    640-640    640        87.00          87.00
    1    670-670    670        90.00          90.00

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1    425-425    425       145.00         145.00
    4    527-535    529    132.00-138.00     133.52
    1    560-560    560       130.00         130.00
    2    610-615    613    130.00-138.00     134.02
    1    620-620    620       125.00         125.00   Fleshy
    1    775-775    775       100.00         100.00   Fleshy
                             Medium and Large 2
    1    525-525    525       120.00         120.00
    2    575-590    583       120.00         120.00
    1    620-620    620       120.00         120.00

   Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for bangs; pregnancy; and age.
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age            Weight    Months Bred           Price
2 year old          875     open                  53.00	
2 year old                  second stage          775.00 per head

   Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1000-1500  36.00          38.00-42.00
Boners    80-85%   950-1400  33.00-36.00    37.00-42.00    25.00-31.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1300  35.00                         21.00-30.00
Light     85-92%   700-950                                 15.00-19.00

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  61.00            65.00	

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