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Dodge City livestock auction report


The Winter Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction, Dodge City, Kan., reported receipts of 4,556 head on Feb. 19, compared to 2,305 head last week and 1,813 head last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kan.

Compared with last week, steers weighing 750 to 850 pounds were selling $2 to $5 higher, 850 to 1,000 pounds were firm to $2 higher. Heifers weighing 600 to 800 pounds were selling $2 to $4 higher and those weighing 800 to 900 pounds were weak to $2 lower. Steers weighing 750 pounds or less, also heifers weighing 600 pounds or less were not enough comparable sale last week for a true market test, however, an extremely higher undertone was noted, especially on cattle suited for grazing. The trade was active and demand was good, except for cattle suited for grazing trade was very active. The demand was very good. The feeder supply was 65% steers and 35% heifers, with 86% weighing 600 pounds or more.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 9 head, 356 to 383 lbs., 231.00 to 238.00 (233.99); 7 head, 418 to 435 lbs., 221.00 to 234.00 (230.39); 453 to 480 lbs., 226.00 to 228.00 (227.67); 8 head, 523 to 528 lbs., 200.00 to 212.00 (205.97); 561 to 577 lbs., 192.00 to 199.00 (197.44); 616 to 618 lbs., 196.50 to 197.00 (196.74) thin fleshed; 9 head, 696 lbs., 177.00; 673 to 680 lbs., 187.00 to 190.00 (188.10) thin fleshed; 14 head, 731 lbs., 176.00; 754 to 799 lbs., 165.75 to 169.50 (167.66); 800 to 848 lbs., 165.25 to 169.25 (167.38); 13 head, 846 lbs., 157.50 fleshy; 856 to 894 lbs., 156.85 to 162.35 (159.43); 911 to 944 lbs., 155.25 to 159.60 (156.21); 13 head, 945 lbs., 152.00 fleshy; 95 head, 966 lbs., 154.25; 1001 to 1036 lbs., 148.75 to 151.00 (149.66). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 8 head, 376 lbs., 215.00; 12 head, 477 lbs., 221.00; 712 to 741 lbs., 169.00 to 170.25 (169.76); 762 to 797 lbs., 164.25 to 165.25 (164.86); 815 to 841 lbs., 161.50 to 164.10 (163.25); 30 head, 892 lbs., 155.50; 24 head, 903 lbs., 152.25. Medium and large frame 2, 717 to 726 lbs., 164.25 to 168.50 (165.03); 17 head, 939 lbs., 148.75. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 10 head, 583 lbs., 170.00; 5 head, 641 lbs., 161.00. Large frame 1 to 2, 48 head, 815 lbs., 162.00; 14 head, 868 lbs., 153.00; 7 head, 928 lbs., 154.50.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 381 to 394 lbs., 222.00 to 224.00 (223.11); 472 to 485 lbs., 213.00 to 215.00 (213.94); 13 head, 514 to 527 lbs., 189.00 to 196.00 (192.19); 79 head, 524 lbs., 209.00 thin fleshed; 578 to 597 lbs., 173.50 to 180.00 (176.31); 607 to 642 lbs., 170.00 to 173.00 (172.50); 17 head, 654 to 671 lbs., 163.50 to 167.00 (165.95); 6 head, 659 lbs., 170.50 fancy; 701 to 738 lbs., 162.00 to 166.50 (164.82); 752 to 786 lbs., 158.50 to 160.75 (159.72); 762 to 786 lbs., 162.00 to 163.75 (162.69) fancy; 818 to 841 lbs., 153.25 to 155.60 (154.63); 873 to 877 lbs., 150.75 to 151.00 (150.81); 6 head, 881 lbs., 146.50 full. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 9 head, 403 lbs., 203.00; 461 to 496 lbs., 190.00 to 201.00 (198.52).

709 to 749 lbs., 156.50 to 159.00 (158.09); 56 head, 795 lbs., 155.25; 13 head, 831 lbs., 153.00. Medium and large frame 2, 18 head, 468 lbs., 173.00 to 177.00 (174.78); 27 head, 542 lbs., 178.00; 19 head, 567 lbs., 166.00 fleshy; 8 head, 628 lbs., 148.00. Medium and large frame 2 to 3, 535 to 537 lbs., 159.00 to 168.00 (163.36). Large frame 1 to 2, 14 head, 680 lbs., 155.50; 18 head, 711 to 747 lbs., 156.50 to 157.00 (156.88).

Date: 2/24/2014



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