Winter Livestock Auction
DC_LS150   *** Correction on Slaughter Cows trend. ***
Dodge City, KS    Wed Jul 11, 2018    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Winter Livestock Auction � Dodge City, KS
Feeder Cattle Report for 07/11/2018
 
Receipts:  2061    Last Week:  1747    Year Ago:  1330
 
*** Close *** Compared to two weeks ago:  Feeder steers under 700 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 higher, 
steers over 800 lbs 1.00-3.00 higher.  Heifers sold mostly 1.00 to 3.00 higher on comparable 
weights.  Not enough steer and heifer calves for a market test.  Trade and demand 
active. Slaughter cows and bulls 2.00 to 4.00 lower. Feeder supply was 46 percent 
steers, 54 percent heifers with 88 percent 600 lbs and over.

   Steers: Medium and Large 1 493 lbs 178.00; Thin Fleshed 520 lbs 191.00; 613-631 
lbs 171.25-173.50; 650 lbs 166.50; 707-728 lbs 156.00-159.00; 757 lbs 143.75; 804-842
lbs 140.00-149.10; 865 lbs 146.75; Fleshy 888 lbs 136.00; 914-941 lbs 125.00-135.25; 
997 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Frame 1-2 510-548 lbs 159.00-167.00; 615-682 lbs 158.00-
166.00; 727-743 lbs 142.00-142.50; 848 lbs 134.50. 

   Heifers: Medium and Large 1 508-516 lbs 158.00-163.00; 611-628 lbs 157.50-158.10; 
663-690 lbs 143.00-151.35; 720-748 lbs 140.50-144.50; Fleshy 729 lbs 136.25; 750-791 lbs 
135.50-141.00; Fleshy 776 lbs 126.50; 824-836 lbs 128.25-133.50; 902-960 lbs 119.50-121.25. 
Medium and Large 1-2 510-515 lbs 147.50-151.00; 647 lbs 141.00; 657-688 lbs 134.50-138.50;
730 lbs 134.50; 785-795 lbs 129.00; Fleshy 847 lbs  120.00. 

   Baby Calves (per head): Steers 4 head 337-375 lbs 675.00.

   Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%
Breaker     75-80%   61.00-66.00     67.00-68.00
Boner       80-85%   60.00-63.50                    54.00
Lean        85-90%   57.50-61.00                    45.00-53.50

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 84.00-85.00; High dressing 91.00-95.00;
Low dressing 76.00-79.00. 

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