Pratt Weighted Average
DC_LS753
Dodge City, KS    Thu Aug 16, 2018    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Pratt Livestock Auction
Weighted Average Report for 08/16/2018
 
Receipts:  2666    Last Week:  2217    Year Ago:  3240
 
***Close*** Compared to last week: Feeder steers 800 to 900 lbs 
steady to 2.00 higher, 900-1000 lbs steady to firm. Feeder heifers 
700 to 800 lbs were 3.00 to 4.00 higher, 900 to 1000 lbs were 2.00 to
.00 higher. Steer and heifer calves not enough comparable weights for
arket test. Demand moderate to good. Quality average to mostly 
attractive. Slaughter cow offerings 2.00 to 5.00 higher on few 
offerings. Slaughter bulls had a sharp increase on few offerings. 
FEeder supply was 45 percent steers, 55 percent heifers, with 95 
percent over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      360       360       224.00         224.00
   10      428       428       195.00         195.00
    7      498       498       177.00         177.00
    5      601       601       166.50         166.50
   29      723       723       161.50         161.50
  136    821-828     825    147.50-153.50     151.98
  134    858-886     872    145.75-149.50     146.81
   45    912-933     923    141.85-142.00     141.93
   60      919       919       151.00         151.00   Thin Fleshed
  366    952-997     980    135.50-142.75     138.39
  206   1006-1044   1029    133.00-135.25     134.53

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    575-595     581    148.00-151.00     150.12
    8      600       600       148.00         148.00
   59    750-772     757    144.25-149.00     147.85
   21      798       798       139.00         139.00   Thin Fleshed
   18      846       846       136.50         136.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14      388       388       192.00         192.00
   14    452-472     461    160.00-165.00     162.80
   20      538       538       158.00         158.00
   28      597       597       154.00         154.00
  166    710-718     711    147.00-151.00     150.10
  406    770-780     774    147.50-150.25     149.00
  129    810-827     819    140.00-144.00     141.90
  118    871-878     874    138.00-138.35     138.17
   59    909-924     918    129.00-132.75     131.37
   70      968       968       131.00         131.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19    507-538     522    144.00-150.50     147.32
   45    601-610     606    143.00-150.00     144.65
  121    750-789     778    136.85-140.85     138.13
  130    811-832     821    135.00-135.50     135.23
   14      875       875       134.25         134.25
   11      941       941       129.25         129.25

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
 
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