Pratt Livestock, Pratt, Kansas, reported receipts of 2,300 head selling on Nov. 12, compared to 1,883 head trading Nov. 5 and 2,670 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kansas.

For this preliminary report, feeder steers weighing 450 to 950 pounds were selling $8 to $12 higher. The feeder heifers weighing 600 to 950 pounds were trading steady. The heifers weighing 400 to 600 pounds were selling $7 to $8 higher. The demand was good. The supply included 100% feeder cattle with 85% steers, 14% was heifers and 1% was bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 82%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 7 head, 366 lbs., 179.00 to 181.00 (180.14); 5 head, 421 lbs., 190.00; 10 head, 457 to 462 lbs., 171.00 to 178.00 (175.18); 77 head, 511 to 546 lbs., 148.00 to 155.00 (152.17); 88 head, 575 to 586 lbs., 142.00 to 150.00 (148.02); 30 head, 609 lbs., 143.00; 52 head, 658 to 677 lbs., 138.00 to 148.00 (139.71); 71 head, 670 lbs., 157.75, fancy; 10 head, 672 lbs., 133.00, fleshy; 4 head, 693 lbs., 128.50, unweaned; 325 head, 716 to 738 lbs., 145.00 to 151.25 (150.46); 139 head, 792 to 799 lbs., 148.00 to 152.25 (151.08); 46 head, 801 to 811 lbs., 143.50 to 148.75 (148.40); 154 head, 810 to 823 lbs., 136.00 to 140.75 (138.42), fleshy; 181 head, 873 to 881 lbs., 143.00 to 148.35 (146.38); 55 head, 869 lbs., 139.85, fleshy; 206 head, 906 to 923 lbs., 133.85 to 143.50 (136.69); 19 head, 996 lbs., 125.50. Medium and large frame 1, 2 head, 272 lbs., 420.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 32 head, 562 to 591 lbs., 118.00 to 130.50 (126.46); 40 head, 680 to 695 lbs., 127.50 to 138.00 (132.96). Large frame 1, 5 head, 1034 lbs., 123.00; 8 head, 1192 lbs., 94.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 6 head, 338 lbs., 154.00; 4 head, 383 lbs., 153.00; 9 head, 411 to 425 lbs., 145.00; 12 head, 453 to 486 lbs., 135.00 to 136.00 (135.60); 61 head, 503 to 547 lbs., 128.00 to 137.25 (132.73); 4 head, 557 lbs., 126.50, unweaned; 24 head, 624 lbs., 140.25; 28 head, 607 lbs., 127.00, fleshy; 10 head, 689 to 697 lbs., 126.00 to 131.00 (129.99); 12 head, 816 to 828 lbs., 120.00 to 121.00 (120.42); 6 head, 856 lbs., 121.00; 47 head, 998 lbs., 103.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 4 head, 578 lbs., 123.00; 7 head, 669 lbs., 127.00. Large frame 1, 29 head, 1015 to 1031 lbs., 104.00 to 108.50 (107.33).

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, 7 head, 505 to 522 lbs., 139.00 to 144.00 (140.46); 3 head, 623 lbs., 111.00; 5 head, 841 lbs., 105.00.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.