Slaughter lambs were steady to $15 lower. Slaughter ewes were mostly steady. Feeder lambs were firm, instances $10 higher.
Trade moderate to active this week with moderate to good demand in the Columbia Basin.
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during July for ordinary protein trended 2.25 to 28 cents per bushel lower compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at $4.9775-5.18.
Asking prices for next week are 18 cents lower for Jumbo, 20 cents lower for Extra Large and Large and 17 cents lower for Medium and Small.
Summer heat moved in this week as we hit the dog days of summer, with extremely hot and humid weather curtailing receipts across much of cattle country.
Stocker and feeder cattle were $4-8 lower in a light test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Slaughter lambs were steady to $3 lower.
All grades of export and domestic Alfalfa and export Timothy steady from the Columbia Basin.
Cash wheat bids for July delivery ended the reporting week on Thursday, July 14, were higher compared to July 7 noon bids for July delivery.
Asking prices for next week are 10 cents lower for Jumbo, 13 cents lower for Extra Large, 11 cents lower for Large and 13 cents lower for Medium and Small.