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Dodge City livestock auction report

Winter Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction, Dodge City, Kan., reported receipts of 5,954 head April 17, compared to 4,333 head last week and 2,752 head last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kan.

Compared with last week, steers at 700 to 850 pounds were $4 to $6 lower, and 850 to 950 pounds were weak to $2 lower. Heifers at 600 to 850 pounds were $3 to $6 lower, and 850 to 950 pounds were $1 to $2 lower. Steers at 700 pounds and under were not enough Medium and large frame 1 for a true market test, although a weak undertone was noted. Heifers at 600 pounds and under, compared with last week’s limited supply, noted a steady undertone. Trade was moderate for calves, slow to moderate for yearlings. Demand was good for calves, light to moderate for yearlings. The feeder supply 49% steers and 51% heifers, with 77% 600 pounds and over.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 706 to 738 lbs., 133.00 to 137.85 (136.61); 760 to 792 lbs., 132.50 to 134.10 (133.36); 822 to 849 lbs., 129.00 to 131.35 (130.04); 855 to 897 lbs., 123.00 to 126.75 (124.91); 128 head, 851 lbs., 129.10 to 129.75 (129.43 thin fleshed; 904 to 928 lbs., 121.75 to 122.75 (122.21); 39 head, 952 lbs., 121.25. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 20 head, 426 lbs., 175.00; 18 head, 457 to 482 lbs., 164.00 to 166.00 (164.64); 10 head, 531 lbs., 153.00; 12 head, 552 lbs., 154.50; 607 to 625 lbs., 145.00 to 153.00 (151.43); 685 to 696 lbs., 131.00 to 137.00 (134.69); 721 to 722 lbs., 132.00 to 132.75 (132.16); 752 to 788 lbs., 125.00 to 130.25 (126.11); 831 to 835 lbs., 124.50 to 128.00 (126.63); 870 to 876 lbs., 119.00 to 122.35 (121.38); 916 to 922 lbs., 115.00 to 118.75 (117.54); 12 head, 975 to 984 lbs., 114.00 to 117.00 (115.49). Medium and large frame 2, 15 head, 415 lbs., 160.50; 7 head, 535 lbs., 139.00; 27 head, 590 lbs., 145.00; 29 head, 731 lbs., 125.00; 166 head, 820 lbs., 120.00. Large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 855 lbs., 117.00. Feeder Holstein steers, Large frame 3, 8 head, 179 lbs., 190.00/head.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 403 to 434 lbs., 162.00 to 168.00 (163.40); 24 head, 412 lbs., 170.00 thin fleshed; 516 to 534 lbs., 155.00 to 161.50 (160.56); 93 head, 517 lbs., 166.00 thin fleshed; 40 head, 557 lbs., 151.00 fleshy; 610 to 637 lbs., 130.50 to 133.00 (131.74); 34 head, 612 lbs., 144.00 thin fleshed; 670 to 696 lbs., 126.75 to 129.00 (127.42); 21 head, 673 lbs., 131.50 thin fleshed; 701 to 749 lbs., 124.50 to 129.00 (126.16); 40 head, 706 lbs., 130.10 thin fleshed; 758 to 799 lbs., 120.60 to 125.25 (122.51); 808 to 837 lbs., 117.35 to 119.00 (117.53); 850 to 887 lbs., 115.50 to 117.75 (116.56); 7 head, 880 lbs., 114.25 fleshy; 46 head, 923 lbs., 113.25 fleshy. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 17 head, 377 lbs., 171.00; 11 head, 431 lbs., 157.50; 466 to 497 lbs., 154.50 to 159.00 (156.45); 9 head, 546 lbs., 151.00; 563 to 587 lbs., 131.25 to 141.00 (138.09); 9 head, 612 lbs., 130.00; 12 head, 670 to 693 lbs., 125.50; 720 to 730 lbs., 123.00. Medium and large frame 2, 10 head, 361 lbs., 156.00; 16 head, 466 to 489 lbs., 142.50; 15 head, 517 lbs., 135.50.

Date: 4/22/2013



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