Winter Livestock Auction - Dodge City KS

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Dodge City, KS   Wed   Dec 17, 2014   USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News



Winter Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction as of 3:00 PM 



Estimated Receipts:  2000



   Compared with last week: Feeder steers and heifers 10.00-15.00 lower. 

Slaughter cows average dressing steady, low dressing weak to 4.00 lower. 

Slaughter bulls not enough for a market test, a lower undertone noted.



   Steers:  Medium and Large 1 83 head 640 lbs 246.50; 650-700 lbs 231.00-

233.00; 83 head Value Added 650 lbs 252.75; 700-750 lbs 219.50-224.75; 800-850 

lbs 214.00-216.85; 850-900 lbs 213.25-217.25.



   Heifers: Medium and Large 1 22 head 584 lbs 225.00; 65 head 665 lbs 215.50; 

700-750 lbs 214.85-217.00; 72 head 750 lbs 211.35; 800-850 lbs 201.50-203.50; 54 

head 903 lbs 188.00.



Slaughter Cows:

            %Lean      Weight    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing     Lo Dressing

Prem White  65-75%                                        

Breaker     75-80%               116.00                          105.00-108.00       

Boner       80-85%               113.00-119.00                   108.00

Lean        85-90%               113.00-116.00   ind 124.00      100.00-110.00

                                                Very lo dressing 87.00-97.00



Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2 133.00-137.00, lo dressing 124.00-127.50. Yield 

grade 3 lo dressing 118.00-121.00.



Source: USDA-KANSAS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS

        Richard Hruska, OIC 620-227-8881

        http//www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/dc_ls150.txt

        www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarktnewspage



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