Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Demand good for new crop high testing Alfalfa, light to moderate on other grades in the Columbia Basin.
July wheat futures ended the reporting week on Thursday, May 21, higher as follows compared to May 13 closes: Chicago wheat futures were 7.75 cents higher at $5.22, Kansas City wheat futures were 14.50 cents higher at $5.5775 and Minneapolis wheat futures trended 11.75 cents higher at $5.7825.
Asking prices for next week are 46 cents higher for Jumbo and 58 cents higher on all other sizes.
Yearlings sold fully steady to $3 higher with instances $5 higher as advance continues to be on heavy yearlings over 800 lbs.
Stocker cattle less than 600 lbs. were firm to $10 higher in a light test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Feeder lambs were steady to $15 higher.
Steers were steady to $7 higher on better cattle. Heifers steady to $9 higher on best at the Shasta Livestock Auction in Cottonwood, Calif.
The undertone is sharply higher as buyers attempt to position for future deliveries and avian influenza causes supply issues.