Hope Livestock Auction
LR_LS146
Little Rock, AR      Fri Aug 18, 2017     USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 17, 2017

Cattle Receipts:  865         Last week: 1222            Last year: 870

   Compared to last week: Feeder steers steady to 3.00 lower.  Feeder heifers 
steady. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower.  Slaughter bulls steady to 2.00 
lower.
   Supply included 465 feeder calves; 280 yearlings; 20 replacement cows; 83 
slaughter cows; 17 slaughter bulls. Feeder supply consisted of 39 percent 
English and English crosses; 36 percent Exotic and Exotic crosses; 25 percent 
Brahman and Brahman crosses.  Feeder supply included 63 percent steers and 
bulls; 37 percent heifers.  Prices follow with weighted average price in 
parenthesis.

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
    7    305-345    323    175.00-200.00     186.11
   13    355-395    375    158.00-180.00     164.57
    9    400-445    428    155.00-167.00     161.47
   11    460-490    470    145.00-160.00     149.83
   15    500-535    515    140.00-146.00     143.28
   19    555-595    574    135.00-143.00     139.31
   12    600-635    615    133.00-137.00     134.74
    5    660-695    674    130.00-138.00     133.95
    3    700-710    703    130.00-131.00     130.67
                             Medium and Large 2
    8    300-340    313    140.00-150.00     144.35
    7    365-395    381    130.00-142.00     137.24
   12    400-440    418    130.00-140.00     133.31
    8    450-495    476    130.00-135.00     131.79
    4    505-525    515    120.00-127.00     123.49

Feeder Heifers                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    300-345    312    150.00-165.00     157.26
    7    360-395    372    145.00-155.00     149.71
    9    400-445    424    138.00-145.00     141.00
   13    450-495    474    130.00-140.00     135.05
   10    500-535    516    129.00-137.00     131.99
    4    505-535    518    170.00-190.00     176.89   Replacement
   15    550-595    570    123.00-134.00     128.25
    4    615-640    628    120.00-127.00     124.00
    3    660-675    667    125.00-128.00     126.35
    2    720-740    730    121.00-122.00     121.49
                             Medium and Large 2
    3    305-335    322    130.00-135.00     132.41
    3    355-390    368    130.00-133.00     132.02
    4    405-445    421    120.00-125.00     123.68
    5    450-485    471    120.00-125.00     121.93
    3    500-540    515    115.00-118.00     115.98

Feeder Bulls                Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    450-465    458    135.00-140.00     137.54
   10    505-545    523    125.00-135.00     130.94
    8    555-590    570    124.00-131.00     127.35
    4    600-635    610    120.00-125.00     122.73
    3    700-745    715    115.00-117.00     115.69

   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  90.00-128.00
7-10 year old    900-1175   second & third stage  75.00-95.00
3-5 year old     800-1000   open grazing cows     80.00-95.00

   Cow-Calf Pairs: 
 Medium and Large 1-2:
   Age         Cow Weight   Calf Wt      Price 
2-6 year old   900-1200     100-200      1200.00-1500.00 per pair
7-10 year old  900-1175     100-200      950.00-1150.00 per pair
                            300-400      1300.00-1450.00 per pair

Slaughter Cows:  
          %Lean    Weight    Average Dress  High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers  75-80%  1200-1450  65.00-70.00                 
Boners    80-85%   950-1300  66.00-73.00     75.00         58.00-65.00
Lean      85-90%   900-1100  61.00-68.00 
Light     85-92%   700-950   48.00-57.00 

   Slaughter Bulls: 
            Weight   Average Dress    High Dress       Low Dress
Y.G. 1-2  1000-2100  85.00-90.00                       74.00-82.00

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