Winter Livestock Wtd Avg
DC_LS750
Dodge City, KS    Wed Mar 20, 2019    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Winter Livestock Auction
Weighted Average Report for 03/20/2019
 
Receipts:  6432  Last Week:  2961    Year Ago:  3086
 
***Close*** Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold mostly 3.00 to 4.00 
higher with instances of 8.00 higher on 600 weights. Feeder heifers 700-900 
lbs sold mostly 3.00 to 4.00 higher, with instances of 7.00 higher on 600 
weights. Due to not enough comparable weights from last week, no accurate 
market trend available for calves, although a higher undertone prevailed. 
Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Bulls sold steady to firm 
using a limited test. Overall, demand very good, quality average to mostly 
attractive. Decent crowd today with active trade. Feeder supply 60 percent 
steers, 40 percent heifers, with 81 percent over 600 lbs. 
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                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17    323-341     336    205.00-226.00     210.94
   22      366       366       211.00         211.00
   44    411-438     415    192.00-192.50     192.43
    8      445       445       206.00         206.00   Thin Fleshed
  242    510-536     527    172.00-185.00     182.73
   31    556-595     569    169.00-177.50     173.73
   40      587       587       155.00         155.00   Fleshy
  101    612-641     625    162.00-171.00     166.26
  179    650-692     674    149.50-162.00     158.13
   18      656       656       141.00         141.00   Calves
    8      652       652       163.00         163.00   Thin Fleshed
  352    700-749     721    144.75-155.00     150.47
  494    753-790     776    138.50-148.50     143.65
  568    801-845     820    135.35-148.75     142.55
  957    850-891     869    132.00-138.10     135.83
  295    900-937     919    132.25-136.00     133.98
   20    975-997     990    127.50-128.00     127.85
   36     1007      1007       128.50         128.50
    4     1120      1120       121.00         121.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      540       540       161.00         161.00   Thin Fleshed
   20      595       595       137.00         137.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      330       330       195.00         195.00
    9    410-431     419    169.00-172.50     170.90
   28      446       446       154.00         154.00   Fleshy
    6      419       419       190.00         190.00   Thin Fleshed
  208    457-492     484    164.00-174.00     166.59
  188    517-548     537    153.50-167.00     159.18
  191    553-595     575    147.00-154.50     151.46
  145    614-643     632    136.00-147.00     144.05
   23      610       610       154.00         154.00   Thin Fleshed
  346    650-698     674    132.00-143.75     140.38
  502    700-747     730    131.00-141.50     135.86
  363    750-792     768    129.85-134.00     132.30
  257    800-840     828    127.60-130.75     129.18
   33    862-881     874    125.50-127.50     125.86
    4      917       917       123.50         123.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11      334       334       175.00         175.00
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Bred Cattle

Second Calf to Solid Mouth Cows

            Bred Cows Medium and Large 1 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     1196      1196       975.00         975.00   3rd Trimester
    6     1276      1276      1160.00        1160.00   3rd Trimester

                  Bred Cows Large 1 Middle-Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1346-1497   1406   1150.00-1160.00   1155.74   3rd Trimester

Short Solid to Broken Mouth Cows

                Bred Cows Medium and Large 1 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     1285      1285       775.00         775.00   2nd Trimester

                      Bred Cows Large 1 Aged
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11   1394-1432   1408      1010.00        1010.00   3rd Trimester
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Slaughter Cattle

Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%
Breaker     75-80%   65.00-66.00                               
Boner       80-85%   56.00-62.00     63.00-64.00      52.00-55.50
Lean        85-90%   45.00-49.00     53.00            37.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 73.00-78.50; High Dressing 81.50;
Low Dressing 57.00-61.00.  
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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