JC Livestock Sales, Inc., Junction City, KS, reported receipts of 956 head Aug. 31, compared to 762 head last week and 650 head last year, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.

Compared to last week, feeder steers 350 to 700 pounds were steady to $2 higher, on a light test; 700 to 950 pounds, steady to $1 lower. Feeder heifers 350 to 750 pounds were steady, on a light test. Slaughter cows were steady to $2 higher. Trade was active. Demand was good. Receipts included 71% 600 pounds and over, 24% 600 pounds and under and 5% slaughter cows and bulls. The feeder supply was 76% steers and 24% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 2 head, 383 lbs., 98.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 99.00 to 103.50 (102.59); 2 head, 485 lbs., 100.00; 4 head, 544 lbs., 91.50; 13 head, fancy 523 lbs., 98.50; 6 head, 644 lbs., 86.50; 700 to 750 lbs., 80.50 to 81.50 (81.36); 750 to 800 lbs., 80.90 to 81.90 (81.49); 800 to 850 lbs., 80.10 to 81.90 (81.43); 850 to 900 lbs., 76.50 to 78.40 (77.44); 900 to 950 lbs., 74.25 to 76.40 (75.82). Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 750 to 800 lbs., 77.75 to 80.60 (79.91); 50 head, 878 lbs., 75.50. Medium and large frame 2, 450 to 500 lbs., 84.75 to 88.50 (86.91); 6 head, 573 lbs., 84.00; 5 head, 738 lbs., 73.00; 15 head, 835 lbs., 75.75.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 350 to 400 lbs., 92.00 to 96.50 (93.47); 500 to 550 lbs., 84.50 to 84.75 (84.61); 20 head, 574 lbs., 85.50; 10 head, 699 lbs., 77.75; 35 head, 714 lbs., 77.40 to 77.60 (77.48). Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 20 head, 636 lbs., 80.40; 17 head, 656 lbs., 75.50. Medium and large frame 2, 500 to 550 lbs., 75.25 to 83.00 (79.10); 600 to 650 lbs., 73.25 to 74.25 (73.59); 650 to 700 lbs., 72.00 to 76.00 (74.31).

Slaughter cows: Breakers and Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 35.25 to 38.50. Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 33.25 to 37.00; low dressing, 27.00 to 33.00.

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