Pratt Livestock, Inc., Pratt, KS, reported receipts of 8,897 head of cattle May 11, compared to 9,382 head last week and 10,138 head last year according to the Federal-State USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers 300 to 600 pounds were not tested. Feeder steers 600 to 1,000 pounds were $1 to $2 higher. Feeder heifers 600 to 950 pounds were steady, with instances of $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls were steady. Trade was active. Demand was good.

Receipts included 94% 600 pounds and over, 4% 600 pounds and under and 2% cows and bulls. Feeder supply included 57% steers and 43% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 8 head, 373 lbs., 104.00; 13 head, 428 lbs., 107.00; 10 head, 483 lbs., 102.00; 4 head, 569 lbs., 99.50; 600 to 650 lbs., 90.00 to 95.00 (92.45); 5 head, 618 lbs., 98.00; 650 to 700 lbs., 85.00 to 89.50 (88.13); 12 head, 681 lbs., thin, 94.25; 700 to 750 lbs., 84.75 to 89.35 (86.99); 5 head, 714 lbs., 2.50; 750 to 800 lbs., 83.00 to 88.00 (84.87); 800 to 850 lbs., 79.75 to 84.75 (82.50); 15 head, 806 lbs., 85.75; 850 to 900 lbs., 77.00 to 82.00 (79.07); 900 to 950 lbs., 74.50 to 78.25 (76.89); 950 to 1000 lbs., 72.50 to 74.60 (73.77); 1000 to 1050 lbs., 69.85 to 73.10 (71.67); full-fleshy, 7 head, 748 lbs., 62.50; 800 to 850 lbs., 76.00 to 78.35 (77.77); 850 to 900 lbs., 69.00 to 74.50 (73.40); steers and bulls, 5 head, 518 lbs., 92.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 75.00 to 87.00 (84.48). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 650 to 700 lbs., 73.50 to 82.50 (78.73); 700 to 750 lbs., 73.50 to 79.50 (77.03); 750 to 800 lbs., 73.00 to 81.25 (76.49).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 8 head, 398 lbs., 97.00; 6 head, 465 lbs., 95.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 87.50 to 94.00 (89.21); 600 to 650 lbs., 85.00 to 89.50 (87.64); 650 to 700 lbs., 84.00 to 89.00 (87.32); 700 to 750 lbs., 79.00 to 83.75 (81.22); 750 to 800 lbs., 77.00 to 82.00 (79.42); 800 to 850 lbs., 74.35 to 78.75 (77.04); 850 to 900 lbs., 74.00 to 78.75 (75.68); 44 head, 902 lbs., 73.75; full or fleshy, 12 head, 846 lbs., 73.50. Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 6 head, 534 lbs., 78.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 80.00 to 82.75 (81.94); 600 to 650 lbs., 73.50 to 82.50 (78.14); 650 to 700 lbs., 69.00 to 81.00 (78.58); 700 to 750 lbs., 71.50 to 76.50 (73.76). Heiferettes, 50.00 to 70.00 (59.00).

Baby calves: 140.00 to 230.00 (187.50); new borns, 85.00 to 100.00 (88.33).

Slaughter cows: Lean, 80 to 90%, 40.00 to 45.00 (41.14); low dressing, 34.75 to 39.75 (37.70)

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, 50.00 to 54.00 (52.30).

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