Auction results from around the West.
U.S. trade representative: Some member countries use their status as developing nations to obtain concessions and don’t follow WTO rules.
Slaughter lambs were mostly steady, slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 lower.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during December for ordinary protein trended mixed, 6.50 cents lower to 10.00 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.0650-5.30.
Retail demand is moderate to good with food service movement mostly moderate.
Pacific Northwest milk production continues to follow seasonal patterns without any surprises.
Nice runs of longtime weaned calves along with fewer calves right off the cow reported at most sales in the country this week.
Many Oregon hay producers are sold out for the year.
Livestock auction results from around the West.
Slaughter lambs under 70 lbs were steady to 10.00 higher; heavier weights were steady to 10.00 lower.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during December for ordinary protein trended 4.75 to 15 cents per bushel lower compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.13-5.20.
Demand into retail channels is in a full range of light to good as some are seeing lackluster movement after the holiday and others are building inventories due to upcoming feature activity.
Pacific Northwest milk production is steady and following seasonal patterns.
Steers and heifers traded steady to 5.00 higher as most auctions were filled with spring calves.