Stocker steers and heifers $10-15 higher, due in part to larger receipts and good buyer attendance at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Slaughter lambs were steady to sharply higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to $7 higher. Feeder lambs were $3-4 higher in light test.
Even though port operations are back to normal, exporters are still having scheduling problems.
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat guaranteed maximum 10.5 percent protein during February trended 24 to 24.50 cents per bushel lower, from $7.0325-7.50, mostly $7.3125 per bushel.
Asking prices for next week are unchanged on all sizes.
Weather curtailed receipts throughout much of the Southwest and Southeast as snow and ice storms moved across the trading areas.
Compared to last week slaughter lambs were mostly firm, instances $10-20 higher at New Holland, Pa. Slaughter ewes were steady, instances $10-20 higher.
Trade in the Columbia Basin was slow to moderate for domestic markets and near a standstill for export markets.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat guaranteed maximum 10.5 percent protein during February trended 6.50 to 10 cents per bushel higher from $7.2775-7.74
Asking prices for next week are 8 cents lower for Jumbo, Extra Large and Large and 20 cents lower for Medium and Small.