Salina Livestock Auction
DC_LS143
Dodge City, KS    Fri Feb 9, 2018    USDA-KS Dept Market News
 
Farmers & Ranchers Livestock Commission Co., Salina, Kansas   Close for 02/08/18

Receipts:  3229    Last Week:  3345    Year Ago:  3720

   Compared to last week, feeder steers under 500 pounds sold unevenly steady on 
a light test.  Feeder steers 500-650 pounds sold 4.00 to 8.00 higher.  Feeder 
steers 650-800 pounds sold steady to 2.00 higher, and feeder steers over 800 
pounds sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower.  Feeder heifers under 600 pounds sold 1.00 to 
4.00 lower on a light test.  Feeder heifers 600-700 pounds sold steady to 5.00 
higher.  Feeder heifers over 700 pounds sold mostly 1.00 lower with instances of 
up to 5.00 lower.  Trade activity and buyer demand was moderate to good.  
Todays run of cattle consisted heavily of long weaned, pre-conditioned, home 
raised cattle with many coming off of wheat pastures.  The supply was comprised 
of 95 percent feeder cattle with the balance being bred cows.  In the feeder 
supply 55 percent were steers and 45 percent were heifers with 87 percent of the 
supply weighing over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers (Figures in parentheses are weighted average prices.)
   Medium and Large 1: 10 head 361 lbs 205.00; 400-450 lbs 192.00-206.00 
(197.71); 450-500 lbs 193.00-205.50 (202.35); 6 head 537 lbs 194.00; 550-600 lbs 
184.00-198.00 (190.26); 600-650 lbs 173.00-185.00 (176.42); 650-700 lbs 162.25-
176.25 (170.21); 700-750 lbs 143.00-158.50 (153.54); 750-800 lbs 145.00-153.75 
(149.61); 800-850 lbs 137.00-149.50 (142.39); 850-900 lbs 135.60-142.75 
(138.25); 900-950 lbs 130.00-139.75 (136.89); 950-1000 lbs 135.50-136.85 
(136.35) 
   Medium and Large 1-2: 5 head 415 lbs 188.00; 550-600 lbs 177.00-179.00 
(177.76); 600-650 lbs 161.00-166.00 (163.31); 650-700 lbs 146.00-160.00 
(153.47); 700-750 lbs 141.00-148.00 (144.24); 7 head 751 lbs 142.50  
Medium and Large 2 550-600 lbs 156.00-160.00 (158.28)

Feeder Bulls (Figures in parentheses are weighted average prices.)
   Medium and Large 1-2: 6 head 959 lbs 115.00

Feeder Heifers (Figures in parentheses are weighted average prices.)
   Medium and Large 1300-350 lbs 194.00-200.00 (196.92); 400-450 lbs 170.00-
175.00 (173.13); 11 head Thin Fleshed 174.50: 450-500 lbs 165.00-172.00 
(166.51); 500-550 lbs 162.00-168.00 (164.44); 550-600 lbs 154.50-163.00 
(156.85); 600-650 lbs 146.00-158.00 (152.27); 650-700 lbs 139.00-154.00 
(145.26); 700-750 lbs 137.00-145.00 (141.62); 750-800 lbs 132.00-136.00 
(134.17); 800-850 ls 130.00-136.00 (133.97); 850-900 lbs 126.50-128.75 (127.93); 
1000-1050 lbs 122.00-126.50 (123.80); 18 head 1091 lbs 112.00
Medium and Large 1-2 5 head 412 lbs 167.00; 8 head 505 lbs 154.50; 5 head 598 
lbs 136.75; 600-650 lbs 131.00-145.00 (142.79); 650-700 lbs 133.00-138.00 
(137.27); 700-750 lbs 132.00-138.50 (135.61); 6 head 816 lbs 127.00 

Source:  USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS
         Lindsey Brunet Reporter 620-227-8881
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