Pratt Weighted Average
DC_LS753
Dodge City, KS    Thu Dec 6, 2018    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Pratt Livestock Auction
Weighted Average Report for 12/06/2018

Receipts:  3971   Last Week:  4970    Year Ago:  4416

***Close*** Compared to last week: Feeder steers 650-700 lbs steady 
to 2.00 higher, 700-750 lbs 3.00 to 6.00 lower, 750-800 lbs 1.00 to 4.00
lower. Steers 800-900 lbs sold mostly steady with instances of 10 higher,
a higher demand was noted for this weight class. Feeder heifers very few 
offerings. On a limited test, 700-800 lbs sold mostly steady to 1.00 higher.
A heavy supply of weaned and vaccinated calves offered today. Steer calves
550-600 lbs steady to 4.00 lower. Heifer calves 400-450 lbs steady to 5.00 
higher, 550-600 lbs 4.00 to 9.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady
to 1.00 higher. Bulls sold steady on a limited test. Overall, demand good to
very good, quality average to mostly attractive, with a good crowd present. 
Feeder supply was 68 percent steers, 32 percent heifers, with 70 percent over 
600 lbs.
 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      339       339       200.00         200.00
    7      375       375       203.00         203.00
   32    422-433     430    184.00-203.00     189.25
   87    456-487     469    181.00-196.00     186.38
   68    502-542     520    162.00-178.00     167.49
   19      534       534       141.00         141.00   Fleshy
  171    550-599     580    159.25-174.50     169.17
   48    570-589     579    144.00-158.00     149.81   Fleshy
  105    600-647     619    150.50-164.00     155.54
   14      621       621       148.50         148.50   Fleshy
   13      611       611       171.50         171.50   Thin Fleshed
  298    661-694     669    146.00-159.00     155.07
   53    650-671     664    137.50-144.00     139.09   Calves
   19      683       683       147.50         147.50   Fleshy
  254    725-743     739    143.00-149.00     146.95
    8      732       732       139.00         139.00   Calves
  221    753-799     766    144.50-154.50     149.78
  231    825-843     833    142.50-156.25     150.70
   58    871-890     883    143.50-146.50     145.48
  122    908-928     919    147.50-151.75     149.86
   15     1022      1022       132.50         132.50
   14     1110      1110       122.50         122.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   33    561-596     585    140.00-151.00     145.55
    9      645       645       144.50         144.50
   10      651       651       137.00         137.00
   12      675       675       126.00         126.00   Calves
   17      724       724       142.00         142.00
    6      823       823       139.00         139.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   63    359-398     384    149.00-165.00     157.74
   48    420-443     428    159.00-163.00     161.62
   98    477-495     488    150.00-158.00     154.64
   26    476-490     480    141.00-145.00     143.90   Fleshy
  206    500-540     527    154.50-161.00     156.88
   12      549       549       144.00         144.00   Fleshy
   46    555-586     568    152.00-159.00     156.02
   38    570-598     585    143.00-147.00     144.85   Fleshy
  127    600-649     622    137.00-148.00     145.72
   26      670       670       139.00         139.00
   28    655-699     688    133.00-137.00     136.05   Calves
   38    702-729     712    139.00-144.00     140.67
   31    770-799     777    141.50-144.75     143.89
   66    803-809     807    143.50-145.25     144.71
   10      808       808       125.00         125.00   Calves
   49    861-879     872    130.00-140.00     136.91
   24   1030-1041   1038    128.00-129.50     129.13

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      407       407       149.00         149.00
   30      506       506       133.00         133.00
   31    568-570     569    122.00-126.00     123.67   Fleshy
   32    603-631     618    128.00-135.50     132.29
    8      663       663       135.00         135.00
    5      757       757       131.00         131.00
    9     1050      1050       110.00         110.00

 
Slaughter Cattle

Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%   
Breaker     75-80%   63.50  
Boner       80-85%   49.00-55.00      56.75-58.25     46.00-49.00
Lean        85-90%   36.00-43.50      45.00-45.75     31.00-35.50

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 64.00-65.00; Low Dressing 55.00-61.00;

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