Pratt Livestock Feeder Auction, Pratt, KS - Weighted Average

DC_LS753
Dodge City, KS Thu Mar 14, 2019 USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News

Pratt Livestock Auction
Weighted Average Report for 03/14/2019

Receipts: 5153 Last Week: 4167 Year Ago: 5454

***Close*** Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold mostly 1.00 to 3.00
lower, with instances of 7.00 lower on 900 weights. Feeder heifers sold
mostly steady to 5.00 lower, with instances of 6.00 to 7.00 lower on 800
weights. Steer calves 550-600 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher. Heifer calves
500-600 lbs mostly steady to 2.00 higher. Overall, demand good to very good,
quality average to mostly attractive. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to
1.00 lower. Bulls sold steady to 2.00 lower using a limited test. Feeder
supply was 66 percent steers, 34 percent heifers, with 92 percent over 600 lbs.
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Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
3 396 396 197.00 197.00
24 471-486 484 178.00-182.00 178.49
16 508-541 524 168.00-176.00 171.87
92 551-596 566 166.00-179.50 174.78
59 635-645 639 149.00-156.50 154.20
138 650-693 672 146.00-154.00 149.55
326 707-748 727 138.00-152.75 146.07
373 753-793 778 133.25-145.00 141.50
409 804-845 818 131.50-143.00 137.98
672 854-897 875 129.00-136.85 132.96
192 904-943 928 121.00-132.50 127.33
448 950-996 981 120.25-128.00 123.18
330 1001-1042 1019 120.50-125.35 122.93
35 1090 1090 126.00 126.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
4 420 420 175.00 175.00
9 479-492 485 162.00-167.00 164.74
74 511-532 516 152.00-162.50 159.68
131 560-593 571 148.00-154.00 150.88
101 633-642 640 139.00-144.00 142.06
133 653-686 670 135.50-137.50 136.14
127 706-738 718 127.50-133.10 129.63
141 758-785 766 125.75-134.85 133.12
532 815-834 825 120.50-128.50 123.92
138 854-869 866 120.50-123.00 121.26
200 912-940 919 118.50-123.00 119.89
12 1000 1000 116.00 116.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
11 535 535 147.00 147.00
17 770 770 121.50 121.50
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Slaughter Cattle

Slaughter Cows:
%Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Prem White 65-75%
Breaker 75-80% 69.50-71.50
Boner 80-85% 58.50-67.50 68.50-70.00 55.50-58.50
Lean 85-90% 49.00-55.00 45.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 78.25-83.50; High Dressing 86.00-89.00;
Low Dressing 66.00.
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Please Note:
The above 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 an FOB basis, unless
otherwise noted.

Source: USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News Service
Sammy Kreutzer, Market Reporter, 620-227-8881
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarket-news/livestock-poultry-grain
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/DC_LS753.txt