JC Livestock Sales, Inc., Junction City, KS, reported receipts of 312 head of cattle May 13, compared with 695 head last week and 1,086 head last year, according to the Federal-State USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.

Compared to last week, there were not enough receipts of any class of feeder cattle for market test. Slaughter cows were $2 to $3 lower. The trade was active. Demand was good. Receipts included 9% 600 pounds and over, 43% 600 pounds and under, 16% cow-calf pairs, 9% bred cows and 22% slaughter cows and bulls. Feeder supply included 39% steers and 61% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 2 head, 415 lbs., 110.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 97.75 to 105.25 (100.32); 550 to 600 lbs., 100.00 to 102.00 (100.99); 2 head, 708 lbs., 90.50; bulls, 550 to 600 lbs., 84.50 to 88.50 (86.90); 4 head, 695 lbs., 83.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 4 head, 435 lbs., 93.50; 450 to 500 lbs., 90.75 to 95.00 (93.14); 4 head, 508 lbs., 89.50; 8 head, 558 lbs., 86.75; 3 head, 670 lbs., 81.50; 9 head, 743 lbs., 79.00.

Bred cows: Medium and large frame 1, middle aged, 7 head, 530.00 to 610.00 (568.57); 2nd stage, medium and large frame1, aged, 13 head, 510.00 to 585.00 (531.15); 2nd stage, cow-calf pairs, medium and large frame 1, young, 12 head, 910.00, and 5 head, 1000.00; 2nd stage, medium and large frame 1, middle aged, 12 head, 750.00 to 840.00 (776.67), and 1 head, 975.00; 2nd stage, medium and large frame 1, aged, 10 head, 590.00 to 740.00 (689.00).

Breeding bulls: 3 head, 1055 to 1665 lbs., 1000.00 to 1325.00 (1175.00).

Feeding heiferettes: 6 head, 56.50 to 70.50 (66.75).

Slaughter cows: 85 to 90% lean, 940 to 1385 lbs., 34.50 to 39.00.

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