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Cattle graze on pasture in southwest Kansas. (Journal photo by Kylene Scott.)

Winter Livestock, Dodge City, Kansas, reported receipts of 1,817 head of cattle selling on June 17, compared to 1,658 head on June 10 and 1,268 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kansas.

Compared to the previous week, the feeder steers weighing over 800 pounds were selling $2 to $3 higher. There was no recent price comparison on steers weighing under 800 pounds; however, a higher undertone was noted. The 750- to 800-pound feeder heifers were selling $5 to $6 higher. All other weights of heifers were selling on a sharply higher market on limited numbers. The steer and heifer calves were not well tested. The slaughter cows were selling $1 lower. The slaughter bulls were not well tested. The supply included 89% feeder cattle with 59% steers, 39% were heifers and 2% were bulls; 11% was slaughter cattle with 94% cows and 6% were bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 94%. Because of harvest Winter Livestock will not have a sale on June 24 .

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 53 head, 619 to 632 lbs., 149.00 to 150.00 (149.80); 33 head, 682 to 685 lbs., 136.00 to 137.50 (136.68); 70 head, 738 lbs., 145.50; 113 head, 812 to 833 lbs., 126.00 to 130.50 (128.72); 85 head, 880 to 892 lbs., 123.00 to 129.00 (127.45); 316 head, 920 to 948 lbs., 121.00 to 125.00 (123.44); 103 head, 958 to 979 lbs., 114.50 to 122.60 (118.86). Medium and large frame frame 1 to 2, 6 head, 545 lbs., 141.00; 12 head, 593 lbs., 135.50; 9 head, 628 lbs., 131.50; 36 head, 941 lbs., 114.00. Medium and large frame 2, 9 head, 358 lbs., 141.50. Medium frame 1 to 2, 5 head, 627 lbs., 120.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 15 head, 534 lbs., 134.00; 15 head, 575 to 582 lbs., 130.00 to 140.00 (137.31); 30 head, 626 to 639 lbs., 128.00 to 138.00 (134.62); 53 head, 655 to 691 lbs., 120.50 to 129.50 (125.44); 27 head, 682 lbs., 137.00 replacement; 48 head, 704 to 720 lbs., 121.50 to 126.25 (124.49); 328 head, 767 to 794 lbs., 117.50 to 123.00 (120.57); 19 head, 832 lbs., 115.00; 7 head, 866 lbs., 109.50; 8 head, 1033 lbs., 96.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 6 head, 448 lbs., 124.00; 12 head, 552 lbs., 123.50.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 9 head, 474 lbs., 134.00; 23 head, 635 lbs., 120.00.

Slaughter cattle: Cows, Breaker, 75 to 80%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 41 head, 1046 to 1805 lbs., 65.00 to 70.00 (67.06) average dressing; 2 head, 1150 to 1570 lbs., 60.50 to 62.50 (61.35) low. Boner, Boner, 80 to 85%, 77 head, 878 to 1835 lbs., 59.00 to 68.00 (63.09) average; 3 head, 1100 to 1295 lbs., 53.00 to 56.50 (55.46) low. Lean, 85 to 90%, 21 head, 791 to 1312 lbs., 50.50 to 62.50 (56.79) average; 2 head, 1055 to 1165 lbs., 63.50 to 67.00 (65.34) high; 3 head, 1191 lbs., 42.00 low. Bulls 1 to 2, 7 head, 1620 to 1882 lbs., 89.00 to 92.00 (90.45) average; 1 head, 2050 lbs., 99.50 high; 2 head, 1125 lbs., 75.00 low.

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