Pratt Livestock Auction
DC_LS140
Dodge City, KS    Thu Jul 12, 2018    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Pratt Livestock Auction - Pratt, KS
Weighted Average Report for 07/12/2018
 
Receipts:  2462    Last Week:  1404    Year Ago:  1882
 
*** Close ***  Compared to two weeks ago:  Feeder steers over 800 lbs mostly steady 
with instances up to 3.00 higher.  Heifers weighing 800-900 lbs sold 2.00-5.00 
higher.  No trend on all other classes and weights due to limited comparable sales.  
Slaughter cows mostly 3.00-5.00, with instances up to 7.00 lower.  Slaughter bulls 
mostly steady.  Trade moderate for moderate demand.  Feeder supply was 47 percent 
steers, 52 percent heifers with 94 percent over 600 lbs. 

   Steers:  Medium and Large 1  517 lbs 165.00; 674 lbs 162.60; 759-771 lbs 155.50-
155.75; 811 lbs 140.50-148.25; 864-888 lbs 145.00-148.00; 909-945 lbs 136.50-139.50; 
975-983 lbs 128.25-136.25; 1046 lbs 127.60  Medium and Large 1-2  611-614 lbs 154.50-
155.00; 748 lbs 133.50; 760 lbs 142.00; 841 lbs 137.00; 860 lbs 138.00.

   Heifers: Medium Large 1  264 lbs 185.00; 453-456 lbs 151.75-154.00; 542 lbs 
147.50; 630 lbs  143.50; 676 lbs 145.50; 701-716 lbs 137.50-143.50; 753-780 lbs 
136.75-143.50; 807-848 lbs 131.00-135.00; 873 lbs 133.00. Medium and Large 1-2 460-
475 lbs 140.00-149.00; 588 lbs 135.50; 613 lbs 143.50; 679-682 lbs 129.00-130.00; 
709-739 lbs 124.00-135.00; 753 lbs 139.00; 910 lbs 128.00; 963 lbs 122.00.

   Baby Calves (per head):  Heifers 215-290 lbs 240.00-310.00.

   Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%
Breaker     75-80%   54.00-61.00     62.00-64.00    52.00-55.50
Boner       80-85%   56.00-59.50     60.00-65.00    52.50-55.00
Lean        85-90%   52.50-57.50     58.00-59.00    42.00-51.00

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 83.50-86.00; High Dressing 89.00-91.00; Low 
Dressing 63.00-72.00.

Source:  USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS
         Jodie Pitcock, Market Reporter, (620)-227-8881
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