Farmers and Ranchers Livestock Commission Co., Salina, Kansas, reported 1,828 head of feeder cattle selling on Oct. 3, compared to 2,743 head a week ago, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kansas.

Compared to the previous week, the steers weighing 850 to 1,000 pounds were steady to $8 higher; those 700 to 850 pounds were steady to $3 lower; and 700 pounds and under experienced a lower undertone. The heifer receipts were lower and there were not enough stock for a good market test. The trade and demand was moderate. The supply included 100% feeder cattle with 69% steers, 31% were heifers and 0% were bulls. The feeder cattle supply weighing over 600 pounds was 72%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 29 head, 455 to 464 lbs., 166.00 to 173.00 (172.29); 30 head, 552 to 583 lbs., 155.00 to 159.00 (157.70); 39 head, 557 lbs., 167.56 thin fleshed; 26 head, 609 to 636 lbs., 154.50 to 160.00 (156.83); 36 head, 614 to 615 lbs., 164.00 to 165.50 (164.92) thin fleshed; 17 head, 653 to 668 lbs., 152.00 to 160.00 (157.68); 128 head, 708 to 731 lbs., 149.00 to 152.00 (151.77); 27 head, 764 to 794 lbs., 144.50 to 149.00 (146.03); 72 head, 753 lbs., 154.00 thin fleshed; 35 head, 804 to 830 lbs., 144.00 to 145.00 (144.09); 146 head, 862 to 878 lbs., 143.60 to 146.10 (144.80); 51 head, 905 to 908 lbs., 139.75 to 142.75 (140.92); 114 head, 953 to 957 lbs., 139.75 to 139.85 (139.80). Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 16 head, 464 to 469 lbs., 154.00 to 157.00 (156.07); 30 head, 503 to 531 lbs., 145.00 to 155.00 (150.54); 44 head, 550 to 568 lbs., 149.00 to 153.00 (152.31); 68 head, 611 to 639 lbs., 144.50 to 149.00 (146.57); 45 head, 651 to 690 lbs., 141.00 to 150.00 (144.31); 34 head, 722 to 745 lbs., 138.00 to 147.00 (143.98); 14 head, 765 to 789 lbs., 140.00; 23 head, 823 to 846 lbs., 131.00 to 138.50 (136.30); 11 head, 904 lbs., 129.00. Medium and large frame 2, 24 head, 567 to 576 lbs., 142.00 to 145.00 (144.63); 12 head, 718 to 743 lbs., 125.00 to 134.00 (131.07).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 5 head, 297 lbs., 170.00; 19 head, 407 to 445 lbs., 154.00 to 159.00 (155.70); 15 head, 482 to 497 lbs., 147.00 to 150.00 (147.59); 42 head, 508 to 545 lbs., 141.50 to 146.00 (142.60); 85 head, 568 to 596 lbs., 142.00 to 145.00 (142.72); 40 head, 603 to 633 lbs., 142.00 to 144.00 (143.17); 22 head, 667 to 682 lbs., 138.00 to 143.00 (139.84); 33 head, 718 to 737 lbs., 138.00 to 141.00 (139.98); 7 head, 775 to 779 lbs., 134.00 to 136.00 (134.85); 7 head, 801 lbs., 135.75; 9 head, 824 lbs., 139.50 replacement; 34 head, 853 to 888 lbs., 132.00 to 136.25 (134.57); 24 head, 879 lbs., 139.25 replacement; 13 head, 903 lbs., 131.50; 11 head, 1015 lbs., 124.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 26 head, 463 to 495 lbs., 136.00 to 143.00 (139.42); 10 head, 515 to 530 lbs., 136.00 to 140.00 (137.99); 8 head, 572 lbs., 136.00 to 137.00 (136.63); 8 head, 637 lbs., 140.00; 15 head, 670 to 678 lbs., 128.00 to 133.00 (130.68); 6 head, 713 lbs., 130.00; 7 head, 764 to 797 lbs., 126.00 to 130.00 (127.76); 17 head, 840 to 846 lbs., 123.00 to 127.00 (125.82); 11 head, 935 lbs., 119.50. Medium and large frame 2, 8 head, 816 lbs., 129.50.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 5 head, 1058 lbs., 86.00.

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