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Dodge City cattle sales report

The Winter Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction, Dodge City, Kan., reported receipts of 3,717 head on Oct. 23, compared to 3,041 head last week and 2,458 head last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kan.

This was the first sale after the government furlough so no true comparison was available. The trade was very active and demand was very good for yearling cattle. The trade and demand was moderate for calves. The feeder supply included 68% steers and 32% heifers. About 82% weighed 600 pounds and over.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 15 head, 304 to 348 lbs., 255.00 to 275.00 (265.26); 10 head, 352 to 377 lbs., 241.00 to 247.00 (244.70); 15 head, 408 to 426 lbs., 203.00 to 241.00 (221.67); 451 to 499 lbs., 199.00 to 209.00 (201.88); 12 head, 540 lbs., 183.00; 13 head, 554 to 574 lbs., 176.00 to 186.00 (181.30); 615 to 643 lbs., 173.00; 619 to 646 lbs., 165.00 to 169.00 (168.04) calves; 8 head, 638 lbs., 164.00 fleshy; 654 to 655 lbs., 170.50 to 173.50 (171.18); 653 to 670 lbs., 160.00 to 168.50 (167.17) calves; 7 head, 668 lbs., 159.00 fleshy; 51 head, 674 lbs., 177.50 thin fleshed; 17 head, 700 to 71 lbs., 165.50 to 170.50 (168.34); 705 to 738 lbs., 154.00 to 163.00 (158.79) calves; 59 head, 719 lbs., 176.60 thin fleshed; 771 to 785 lbs., 169.60 to 169.75 (169.66); 810 to 829 lbs., 162.50 to 165.50 (163.49); 13 head, 803 lbs., 159.25 fleshy; 850 to 880 lbs., 160.00 to 164.35 (162.15); 23 head, 851 lbs., 155.00 fleshy; 904 to 941 lbs., 152.50 to 155.00 (153.86). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 12 head, 413 lbs., 198.00; 5 head, 521 lbs., 187.00; 584 to 597 lbs., 171.00 to 173.00 (172.48); 19 head, 606 to 632 lbs., 155.00 to 161.00 (159.39) calves; 656 to 665 lbs., 153.50 to 155.50 (154.69) calves; 700 to 743 lbs., 150.00 to 156.00 (152.65) calves; 750 to 782 lbs., 162.00 to 167.50 (166.12); 10 head, 767 lbs., 148.00 calves; 32 head, 846 lbs., 160.00; 871 to 896 lbs,. 153.75 to 159.00 (156.56); 29 head, 989 lbs., 147.75. Medium and large frame 2, 11 head, 478 lbs., 156.00; 13 head, 696 lbs., 162.50; 73 head, 738 lbs., 159.60. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 10 head, 500 lbs., 170.00. Large frame 1 to 2, 6 head, 580 lbs., 165.00; 18 head, 797 lbs., 147.00 fleshy. Small and medium frame 3 to 4, 7 head, 517 lbs., 89.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 7 head, 357 to 362 lbs., 200.00 to 207.50 (202.12); 5 head, 404 lbs., 203.00; 8 head, 481 lbs., 182.00; 10 head, 502 lbs., 164.00; 559 to 576 lbs., 163.00 to 169.00 (167.13); 571 to 576 lbs., 153.50 to 159.00 (157.08) fleshy; 16 head, 607 lbs., 167.00; 602 to 630 lbs., 144.00 to 155.00 (149.61) calves; 10 head, 617 lbs., 150.00 fleshy; 664 to 685 lbs., 162.00 to 163.00 (162.83); 652 to 674 lbs., 148.00 to 150.00 (149.59) calves; 722 to 741 lbs., 157.00 to 161.35 (160.34); 9 head, 732 lbs., 149.00 calves; 754 to 755 lbs., 157.10 to 160.00 (157.95); 16 head, 824 to 832 lbs., 148.00 to 150.00 (148.75); 46 head, 844 lbs., 146.25 fleshy. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 375 to 384 lbs., 188.00 to 192.00 (190.69); 19 head, 417 to 421 lbs., 169.00 to 180.00 (177.70); 457 to 493 lbs., 163.00 to 167.00 (166.58); 5 head, 499 lbs., 155.00 fleshy; 518 to 546 lbs., 156.00 to 164.00 (157.53); 16 head, 597 lbs., 147.00 fleshy; 6 head, 696 lbs., 156.00; 21 head, 687 lbs., 141.00 fleshy; 63 head, 793 lbs., 153.10. Medium and large frame 2, 19 head, 406 to 431 lbs., 157.00 to 172.00 (161.55); 31 head, 542 lbs., 149.50; 555 to 593 lbs., 147.00 to 155.00 (148.75); 13 head, 783 lbs., 148.00. Large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 661 lbs., 153.00; 17 head, 712 lbs., 138.50 calves. Medium frame 2, 7 head, 590 lbs., 141.50.

Date: 10/28/2013



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