Pratt 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