Pratt Weighted Average
USDA - Thu Nov 08, 5:09PM CST
DC_LS753
Dodge City, KS    Thu Nov 8, 2018    USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Pratt Livestock Auction
Weighted Average Report for 11/08/2018

Receipts:  3476   Last Week:  2023    Year Ago:  3096
 
***Close*** Compared to last week: Feeder steers 800-900 lbs 4.00 
higher, with a higher demand noted for this weight. Quite a few load lots of 
800-900 lbs were offered. Feeder heifers very limited offerings. 650-700 lbs 
were steady to 6.00 higher on a limited test. Steer and heifer calves not 
enough comparable weights for a market test, a lower undertone was noted with 
a light demand for calves. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to slightly lower. 
Bulls sold mostly steady. Overall, demand moderate to good, quality average to 
attractive. Feeder supply was 71 percent steers, 29 percent heifers, with 88 
percent over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      440       440       180.00         180.00
    4      466       466       177.00         177.00
   11      628       628       154.00         154.00   Fleshy
  258    706-728     723    158.75-163.50     162.65
  186    773-792     783    155.00-161.75     157.47
   27      755       755       153.00         153.00   Fleshy
  762    800-820     808    150.50-162.10     158.66
   55      843       843       147.00         147.00   Fleshy
  164    888-896     892    155.75-156.25     156.03
   55      907       907       155.25         155.25

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   23    481-492     485    146.00-163.00     152.74
   11    523-525     524    146.00-152.00     149.28
   19      571       571       144.00         144.00
  144    651-682     675    146.50-153.50     152.09
   73    701-720     702    149.00-150.25     150.16
   26      765       765       144.00         144.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12      527       527       152.00         152.00
  210    552-589     577    143.75-150.50     147.81
  139    630-632     631    149.00-149.50     149.25
  115    665-691     674    145.50-146.50     146.15
  146    837-843     841    140.50-142.50     141.66

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      464       464       143.00         143.00
   29      560       560       145.50         145.50
   50      642       642       143.50         143.50
    7      687       687       143.00         143.00
    8      831       831       135.50         135.50
   22      876       876       130.50         130.50

Slaughter Cattle

Slaughter Cows:  
            %Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%   
Breaker     75-80%   57.50-59.50  
Boner       80-85%   49.00-56.00     56.50-57.50      43.00-48.50
Lean        85-90%   37.00-43.00     42.00-45.00      30.00-35.50

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 68.00-72.50; Low Dressing 64.00-67.50;
High Dressing 74.00-78.00.

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