Pratt Livestock Auction
DC_LS140
Dodge City, KS   Fri   Aug 18, 2017   USDA-KS Dept Ag Mkt News
 
Pratt Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction, Pratt, KS closed for 8-17-2017 
 
Receipts:  3240    Last Week:  4042    Year Ago:  4669
 
Compared to last week: Feeder steers 700-750 lbs 6.00 higher; 750-900 lbs steady 
to 1.00 higher; 900-1050 lbs 3.00-4.00 higher. Feeder heifers 700-850 lbs steady 
to firm; 850-900 2.00 higher. Not enough steer and heifer calves for a market 
test. Trade active and demand good. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 2.00 
lower. Receipts: 95 percent (3078) 600 lbs and over, 0 percent 600 lbs and under 
and 5 percent (162) slaughter cows and bulls. Feeder supply 57 percent steers, 
43 percent heifers.

   Steers: Medium and Large 1 63 head 661 lbs 157.75; 36 head 722 lbs 152.50; 67 
head 751 lbs 147.25; 800-850 lbs 143.00-147.25 (145.86); 850-900 lbs 141.00-
144.75 (142.88); 900-950 lbsc 139.50-140.75 (140.03); 950-1000 lbs 135.75-138.00 
(137.02); 1000-1050 lbs 133.50-137.00 (135.08).
Medium and Large 1-2 6 head 562 lbs 169.00; 700-750 lbs 141.00-145.50 (142.29); 
800-850 lbs 138.00-139.50 (139.12); 850-900 lbs 134.50-139.10 (137.84); 44 head 
901 lbs 131.25; 38 head 1005 lbs 130.25.
Medium and Large 2 700-750 lbs 130.50-139.50 (133.10).

   Heifers: Medium and Large 1 69 head 706 lbs 141.50; 750-800 lbs 133.25-138.00 
(136.04); Value Added 52 head 763 lbs 141.25. 800-850 lbs 134.00-135.60 
(135.22); 850-900 lbs 132.00-135.25 (134.13); 950-1000 lbs 125.00-127.00 
(126.82); 1000-1050 lbs 124.75-125.10 (124.90).
Medium and Large 1-2 16 head 608 lbs 145.50; 650-700 lbs 135.75-137.00 (135.95); 
700-750 lbs 131.50-137.00 (135.95); 21 head 791 lbs 130.00; 850-900 l bs 126.50-
131.50 (131.00).
Medium and Large 2 5 head 562 lbs 138.50; 8 head 637 lbs 135.00.


Baby Calves (per head): Steers/Bulls 2 head 200-250 lbs 560.00-600.00 (580.85); 
2 head 252 lbs 575.00.

Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean		Avg Dressing	Hi Dressing		Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%
Breaker     75-80%      70.00-74.00
Boner       80-85%      73.00-77.25
Lean        85-90%      72.00-75.00                         62.00-67.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2  90.00-92.00; Low Dressing 81.00-89.00.

Source:  USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS
         Doug Richmeier - Richard Hruska, OIC 620-227-8881
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