The Syracuse Commission Co., Syracuse, KS, reported receipts of 815 head of cattle Sept. 7, compared to 443 head last week and 1,357 head last year, according to the Federal-State USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.

Compared with last week, feeder steers 300 to 600 pounds were not tested; 600 to 750 pounds, steady; and 750 to 900 pounds, not tested. Feeder heifers 300 to 550 pounds were not tested; and 550 to 800 pounds, steady to $3 higher. Slaughter cows were $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter bulls were not tested. Trade was active. Demand was good. Receipts were composed of 81% over 600 pounds, 12% under 600 pounds, 7% cows and 65 head of bulls. The feeder supply included 43% steers and 57% heifers.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 5 head, 558 lbs., 98.00; 600 to 650 lbs., 93.00 to 98.00 (95.45); 600 to 650 lbs., 92.00 to 96.00 (94.06); 700 to 750 lbs., 92.00 to 94.75 (94.48); 13 head, 781 lbs., 89.00; 20 head, 956 lbs., 80.00. Medium and large frame 2, 3 head, 495 lbs., 91.50; 14 head, 591 lbs., 91.00; 7 head, 694 lbs., 87.50. Holsteins, large frame 3, 3 head, 357 lbs., 76.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 450 to 500 lbs., 95.75 to 102.00 (99.53); 550 to 600 lbs., 90.50 to 94.00 (92.32); 600 to 650 lbs., 89.35 to 93.25 (92.19); 650 to 700 lbs., 88.00 to 92.25 (92.03); 700 to 750 lbs., 88.00 to 88.50 (88.15); 14 head, 760 lbs., 84.25. Medium and large frame 1 and 2, 11 head, 521 lbs., 90.50. Medium frame 1, 8 head, 686 lbs., 85.75.

Heiferettes: 55.00 to 75.25 (71.20).

Replacement cows: 1 head, middle aged, bred, 550.00.

Slaughter cows: Breakers and Boners, 80 to 85% lean, 45.00 to 49.00 (46.18). Lean, 85 to 90% lean, 40.00 to 44.75 (42.88); low dressing, 33.00 to 37.00 (34.40).

Slaughter bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, 54.00 to 56.00 (55.00); low dressing, 48.00 to 52.00 (49.30).

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