JC Livestock Sales, Inc., Junction City, KS, reported receipts of 2,278 head Aug. 19, compared to 2,477 last week and 1,450 last year, according to the USDA Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.

Compared to last week, feeder steers 500 to 700 lbs. were steady to $1 higher, 700 to 800 lbs. were $1 lower, and 800 to 950 lbs. were steady to $1 higher. Feeder heifers 450 to 700 lbs. were steady to $1 higher, 700 to 850 lbs., $1 to $1.50 higher and slaughter cows were steady to $2 higher. Trade was active and demand was good. Receipts included 86% 600 lbs and over, 12% 600 lbs. and under, 1% slaughter cows and bulls. The feeder supply was 60% steers and 40% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 3 head, 397 lbs., 108.00; 5 head, 441 lbs., 114.00; 8 head, 489 lbs., 103.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 99.00 to 109.00 (104.49); 550 to 600 lbs., 96.75 to 102.50 (99.46); 600 to 650 lbs., 95.25 to 102.50 (100.50); 650 to 700 lbs., 88.75 to 96.75 (93.79); 700 to 750 lbs., 90.00 to 94.70 (92.58); 750 to 800 lbs., 84.80 to 88.60 (86.60); 800 to 850 lbs., 84.75 to 87.75 (86.17); 19 head blacks and blackwhiteface, 824 lbs., 89.20; 850 to 900 lbs., 79.80 to 83.00 (81.98); 900 to 950 lbs., 80.60 to 81.80 (81.17); 950 to 1000 lbs., 77.25 to 80.00 (78.92). Medium and large frame1 and 2, 8 head, 601 lbs., 87.50; 650 to 700 lbs., 86.00 to 86.75 (86.35); 45 head, 797 lbs., 83.70; 14 head, 979 lbs., 75.80.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 450 to 500 lbs., 97.00 to 102.00 (99.99); 500 to 550 lbs., 94.00 to 96.50 (95.50); 550 to 600 lbs., 87.50 to 98.75 (92.96); 600 to 650 lbs., 86.70 to 92.50 (88.21); 650 to 700 lbs., 85.50 to 94.00 (89.21); 700 to 750 lbs., 84.85 to 88.00 (87.04); 750 to 800 lbs., 82.80 to 84.40 (83.40); 800 to 850 lbs., 85.20 to 85.70 (85.44). Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 450 to 500 lbs., 91.00 to 94.50 (93.38); 600 to 650 lbs., 85.75 to 86.10 (86.00); 700 to 750 lbs., 79.75 to 80.00 (79.86).

Slaughter cows: 85 to 90% lean, 920 to 1375 lbs., 39.50 to 43.00; high dressing, 44.5 to 44.75.

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