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Pratt livestock feeder cattle auction

The Pratt Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction, Pratt, Kan., reported receipts of 1,526 head, Oct. 4, compared to 1,896 head, last week and 1,968 head, last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kan.

Compared to last week's limited test, steers at 300 to 700 pounds, also heifers at 300 to 700 pounds a few Medium and large frame 1, were steady to weak. Steers at 700 to 850 pounds in a limited test noted an extremely higher undertone. Heifers at 700 to 850 pounds were not enough for a market test, but a steady to lower undertone was noted. Slaughter cows and bulls were steady to firm. Trade and demand was moderate to light, bulk of trade mostly cattle with 1 and 2, 2 muscle score. The receipts included 69% 600 pounds and over, 21% 600 pounds and under, 10% slaughter cows and bulls. The feeder supply was 58% steers and 42% heifers.

Steers: Medium and large frame 1, 400 to 450 lbs., 180.00 to 183.00 (180.73); 450 to 500 lbs., 169.00 to 175.00 (170.16); 500 to 550 lbs., 159.00 to 162.85 (161.20); 30 head,, calves 600 to 650 lbs., 144.75 to 147.50 (146.74); 26 head, 716 lbs., 146.00; 8 head, 793 lbs., 146.75; 800 to 850 lbs., 145.60 to 148.85 (147.18). Medium and large frame 1 to 2 500 to 550 lbs., 149.00 to 150.50 (149.81); 10 head, 668 lbs., 140.00; 13 head, 706 lbs., 144.25; 5 head, 843 lbs., 141.50; 58 head, 869 lbs., 139.60; 56 head, 943 lbs., 136.00. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 12 head, 827 lbs., 136.00; 40 head, 880 lbs., 132.25; 15 head, 938 lbs., 127.50. Large frame 1 to 2 , 00 to 850 lbs., 131.00 to 132.00 (131.50); 950 to 1000 lbs., 130.50 to 133.00 (131.62). Large frame 3, Holstein steers, 23 head, 701 lbs., 93.50; 18 head, 858 lbs., 91.00.

Heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 15 head, 402 lbs., 167.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 156.00 to 157.00 (156.92); 18 head, 580 lbs., 148.50; 6 head, Calves 650 lbs., 133.50; 700 to 750 lbs., 134.75 to 137.50 (135.87); 800 to 850 lbs., 130.25 to 132.25 (131.96). Medium and large frame 1 to 2 6 head, 595 lbs., 136.00; 650 to 700 lbs., 132.75 to 134.50 (133.86); 750 to 800 lbs., 130.85 to 133.00 (131.66). Medium and large frame 2, 19 head, 797 lbs., 126.85; 23 head, 813 lbs., 127.25; 850 to 900 lbs., 127.00 to 128.00 (127.59); 5 head, 949 lbs., 125.00. Large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 1009 lbs., 117.50. Large frame 2 to 3, 8 head, 820 lbs., 118.00.

Bred cows: Solid mouth, 2nd trimester, Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 18 head, 1152 lbs., 1340.00 per head.

Baby calves: Per head, steers/bulls, 1 head, 50 lbs., 120.00; 1 head, 260 lbs., 375.00; heifers, 1 head, 105 lbs., 210.00; 1 head, 215 lbs., 335.00, 2 head, 280 to 285 lbs., 310.00 to 440.00 (374.42).

Slaughter cows: Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 76.50 to 81.50. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 72.00 to 77.00; low dressing, 66.50 to 71.50.

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 to 2, 87.50 to 93.50; low dressing, 78.00 to 85.00.

Date: 10/15/2012



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