JC Livestock Sales, Inc., Junction City, KS, reported receipts of 1,211 head of cattle April 8, compared with 1,491 head last week and 1,723 head last year, according to the Federal-State USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.

Compared to last week, feeder steers 300 to 700 pounds were steady; 700 to 800 pounds, no test; 800 to 950 pounds, $2 higher. Feeder heifers 300 to 600 pounds were $2 to $4 higher; 600 to 700 pounds, steady; 700 to 850 pounds, $2 higher. Slaughter cows were $1 lower. Trade was active. Demand was good. Receipts included 57% 600 pounds and over, 41% 600 pounds and under and 2% slaughter cows. Feeder supply included 51% steers and 49% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 116.00 to 120.50 (119.06); 350 to 400 lbs., 109.50 to 116.00 (110.79); 400 to 450 lbs., 107.00 to 114.00 (109.82); 450 to 500 lbs., 105.50 to 112.00 (108.76); 500 to 550 lbs., 104.00 to 112.00 (107.13); 550 to 600 lbs., 104.00 to 106.00 (104.82); 600 to 650 lbs., 98.00 to 99.00 (98.25); 650 to 700 lbs., 94.00 to 96.25 (95.18); 800 to 850 lbs., 81.50 to 83.10 (82.39); 62 head, 881 lbs., 77.00; 900 to 950 lbs., 76.50 to 79.25 (77.87); steers and bulls, 10 head, 476 lbs., 106.00; full or fleshy, 450 to 500 lbs., 102.00 to 103.00 (102.20). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 650 to 700 lbs., 88.25 to 89.00 (88.52); 7 head, 917 lbs., 71.00. Large frame 2, Holsteins, 5 head, 727 lbs., 63.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 250 to 300 lbs., 113.00 to 113.50 (113.35); 300 to 350 lbs., 106.50 to 117.00 (108.57); 350 to 400 lbs., 104.00 to 112.00 (109.58); 400 to 450 lbs., 101.00 to 112.00 (103.95); 450 to 500 lbs., 99.50 to 104.00 (101.43); 500 to 550 lbs., 95.00 to 101.25 (98.85); 550 to 600 lbs., 93.00 to 96.75 (94.53); 600 to 650 lbs., 84.50 to 90.00 (86.77); 650 to 700 lbs., 80.00 to 85.75 (82.12); 700 to 750 lbs., 76.50 to 83.00 (82.67); 750 to 800 lbs., 74.80 to 78.10 (76.98); 800 to 850 lbs., 77.25 to 78.75 (77.94); replacements, 4 head, 709 lbs., 84.75; 8 head, 753 lbs., 82.75; 20 head, 823 lbs., 82.25. Medium frame 1, 350 to 400 lbs., 101.00.

Feeding heiferettes: 6 head 60.00 to 71.00 (67.17).

Slaughter cows: Lean, 85 to 90%, 1025 to 1280 lbs., 37.75 to 40.20.

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