Kansas Direct Feeder Cattle Summary
DC_LS165
Dodge City, KS   Fri   Sep 8, 2017   USDA-KS Dept Ag Mkt News
 
Kansas Direct Feeder Cattle Summary	
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 09/08/2017
 
Receipts:  4425    Last Week:  4188    Year Ago:  1247
 
Compared with last week: not enough steers or heifers in comparable weight class 
for an accurate market test. However a firm to higher undertone noted. Demand 
very good. Sales confirmed on 2142 steers, 2283 heifers and no calves for a 
total of 4425 head compared with 4188 last week and 1247 last year. Volume 
includes 100 percent 600 lbs and over with 12 percent contracted cattle. Feeder 
supply 48 percent steers and 52 percent heifers. Unless otherwise stated prices 
are FOB weighting points with 2-3 percent shrink or equivalent and a 5-10 cent 
slide on calves and a 4-16 cent slide on yearlings from base weights.
   
                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   65      725       725       153.94         153.94   Current FOB   
 1367      775       775    143.42-148.00     145.39   Current FOB   
   70      775       775       157.75         157.75   Current FOB  Thin Fleshed
   55      925       925       137.00         137.00   Current FOB   
  180      800       800       137.25         137.25   Dec     FOB   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   79      640       640       162.75         162.75   Current Del   
  326    750-781     762    142.00-147.00     144.57   Current Del   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  180      730       730       141.72         141.72   Current FOB   
  915    750-775     752    134.40-135.50     134.49   Current FOB   
  400    800-825     808    135.50-137.25     136.67   Current FOB   
   63      875       875       126.00         126.00   Current FOB   
  350      700       700       138.20         138.20   Nov     FOB   
  375      730       730       141.30         141.30   Current Del   

Source: USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS
        Rich Hruska, OIC Phone 620-227-8881
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/DC_LS165.txt
        www.ams.usda.gov/lspmarketnews 
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