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Dodge City Winter Livestock, Inc., reported receipts of 1,813 head Feb. 20, compared to 3,402 head last week and 3,974 head last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kan.

Compared with last week's major decline, steers at 600 to 1,000 pounds and heifers at 600 to 900 pounds were steady, receipts curtailed due a threatening major snowstorm. Steers and heifers at 600 pounds and under were not enough for a market test. The feeder supply was 75% steers and 25% heifers, with 95% 600 pounds and over.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 13 head, 518 to 523 lbs., 173.00 to 174.50 (173.92); 12 head, 627 lbs., 155.50; 37 head, 620 lbs., 161.75 fancy; 654 to 690 lbs., 143.25 to 145.25 (144.24); 16 head, 652 to 655 lbs., 152.25 to 152.50 (152.39) thin fleshed; 755 to 774 lbs., 136.00 to 139.10 (137.62); 806 to 844 lbs., 132.50 to 137.00 (134.54); 851 to 892 lbs., 132.10 to 135.60 (133.41); 907 to 918 lbs., 131.50 to 134.10 (132.46); 956 to 960 lbs., 126.75. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 14 head, 619 to 644 lbs., 149.75 to 151.50 (150.86); 5 head, 699 lbs., 140.50; 19 head, 731 to 745 lbs., 137.00 to 138.75 (138.20); 8 head, 839 lbs., 130.50; 853 to 873 lbs., 129.50 to 131.10 (130.13).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 520 lbs., 143.00; 560 to 595 lbs., 139.25 to 140.00 (139.73); 18 head, 627 to 630 lbs., 134.50 to 135.25 (134.83); 8 head, 665 lbs., 135.50 fancy; 707 to 720 lbs., 132.00 to 134.75 (133.61); 15 head, 753 lbs., 130.00; 759 to 791 lbs., 125.50 to 128.50 (126.19) fleshy; 804 to 812 lbs., 125.75 to 126.35 (125.97); 21 head, 854 lbs., 124.60; 7 head, 978 lbs., 119.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 head, 714 lbs., 130.00; 12 head, 805 to 849 lbs., 122.50 to 124.50 (123.53).

Date: 3/4/2013



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