Pratt Weighted Average
DC_LS753
Dodge City, KS    Thu Oct 11, 2018    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Pratt Livestock Auction
Weighted Average Report for 10/11/2018
 
Receipts:  881    Last Week:  1871    Year Ago:  2584
 
***Close*** Compared to last week: Due to excessive amounts of rain 
this week, offerings today were limited with a lower demand noted. 
Feeder steers 800-850 lbs were steady to 5.00 lower, with a lower 
undertone noted on all other comparable weights. Feeder heifers too 
few offerings for a market test. Steer and heifer calves not enough 
comparable weights for a market test. Slaughter cows steady to firm. 
Not enough bulls for market test. Demand moderate, quality average. 
Feeder supply was 72 percent steers, 28 percent heifers, with 88 percent 
over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      388       388       192.00         192.00
    6      530       530       165.00         165.00
    6      596       596       157.00         157.00
   17      797       797       153.25         153.25
   55      755       755       159.00         159.00   Thin Fleshed
   89    801-823     814    150.75-155.75     153.76
  161    850-899     874    152.35-156.25     154.44
   51      935       935       149.60         149.60
   13      960       960       140.00         140.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      512       512       157.00         157.00
    8      683       683       149.00         149.00
   10      816       816       148.00         148.00
   11      805       805       143.00         143.00   Fleshy
    6      864       864       147.50         147.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      424       424       151.00         151.00
   43    545-546     545    146.00-150.00     147.40
    8      649       649       146.00         146.00
   15      828       828       141.50         141.50
    9      887       887       140.00         140.00
    8      911       911       137.00         137.00
   17      942       942       129.75         129.75   Fleshy
   34      967       967       129.25         129.25   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      580       580       140.50         140.50
   14    744-748     745    136.00-138.00     136.57
    5      753       753       133.00         133.00
    9     1126      1126       111.00         111.00

Slaughter Cattle

Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%   
Breaker     75-80%   59.50-63.50                      58.00
Boner       80-85%   52.75-55.50     55.50-56.00      49.50-52.00
Lean        85-90%   43.25-47.50     49.00-50.00      39.50-43.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 70.00-74.00;

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