Kansas Combined Wtd Avg
DC_LS795    
Dodge City, KS   Tue   Dec 26, 2017   USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News

(Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/18/17 through 12/23/17) 
                                                                                                      
Kansas Weighted Average Report for the three feeder cattle auctions (Dodge City, 
Pratt and Salina) totaled 5,978 head including 4,709 head of feeder cattle and 
calves. Weighted average based on 5,702 head or about 82 percent of the total 
feeders. Approximately 80 percent of the feeders 600 lbs and over. Feeder supply 56 
percent steers and 44 percent heifers.                        

Receipts: 5,978        Last Week 7,472       Last Year 5,513             

                      Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          9   381-388      385    208.00-209.00     208.56                 
         37   400-449      424    158.00-192.00     184.85                 
         67   454-495      483    169.00-194.50     182.55                 
         13   458-486      473    197.50-200.00     198.62 Value Added     
         13   506-546      521    184.00-192.50     189.08                 
         38   550-574      563    153.50-180.50     173.50                 
         90   600-631      622    158.50-169.00     162.53                 
         23   600-627      613    147.00-156.00     149.76 Calves          
        137   650-685      666    150.00-160.75     155.19                 
         12   655-695      675    142.00-146.00     144.06 Calves          
        259   710-743      734    148.50-156.00     153.23                 
         15     714        714       142.00         142.00 Calves          
        116   752-798      775    146.25-149.75     147.92                 
         13   757-770      763       144.00         144.00 Calves          
          6     761        761       141.00         141.00 Fleshy          
        190   802-838      810    145.75-155.25     150.78                 
         43   811-820      817    144.50-146.75     145.12 Calves          
        197   887-892      888    143.85-148.00     145.14                 
        136   904-930      907    141.25-143.75     142.51                 
         33     960        960       138.75         138.75                 

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          3     298        298       190.00         190.00                 
          3     341        341       196.00         196.00                 
         22   356-397      379    170.00-194.00     188.09                 
         24   400-446      422    178.50-186.00     181.54                 
          8   463-497      480    166.00-174.00     169.86                 
         27   514-547      528    161.00-179.50     168.33                 
         61   550-590      572    151.00-172.50     167.31                 
        106   618-648      633    145.00-162.50     155.22                 
         86   651-675      660    145.25-153.50     151.05                 
         24   674-691      680    139.00-145.50     143.02 Calves          
         61   712-748      741    140.50-148.50     144.79                 
        112   761-782      773    141.25-147.25     144.14                 
        305   800-831      823    137.00-147.00     143.59                 
        244   850-875      854    135.00-145.00     142.10                 
          7     966        966       134.00         134.00                 
         18    1011       1011       133.75         133.75                 

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         12   300-305      302    174.00-179.00     177.34                 
          5     385        385       164.00         164.00                 
         47   411-448      434    151.00-166.00     160.46                 
         12     433        433       166.00         166.00 Thin Fleshed    
         34   453-484      470    157.00-160.50     157.92                 
         65   507-535      527    148.00-151.00     149.64                 
         53   550-596      564    140.00-153.00     146.82                 
          8     568        568       134.00         134.00 Fleshy          
         63   613-638      620    147.00-155.00     148.44                 
         51   601-643      623    140.00-147.00     143.31 Calves          
         88   652-697      673    140.50-145.00     143.50                 
         20   661-678      668    133.00-137.00     135.78 Calves          
        136   716-741      731    140.25-145.75     143.25                 
         34   725-741      735    138.00-139.50     138.57 Calves          
        246   755-795      768    138.50-141.50     139.92                 
         58     842        842       140.50         140.50                 
          4     830        830       133.50         133.50 Calves          
          8     870        870       137.50         137.50                 
         74     940        940       137.00         137.00                 
         85     991        991       136.75         136.75        
         
 SOURCE: USDA-KS Dept of AG Market News, Dodge City, KS
        Richard Hruska, OIC 620-227-8881
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