Selected regional livestock auctions

Stocker steers and heifers less than 700 lbs. steady to $4 higher in a light test. Feeder cattle over 700 lbs. $7-8 lower in a light test.

Cattle prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals per pair or head as indicated.

California

SHASTA

(Shasta Livestock Auction)

Cottonwood, Calif.

March 14

Current week Last week

804 1,101

Compared to March 14: Slaughter cows and bulls $3-4 lower. Feeders and stockers steady to $10 higher on lighter cattle. Off lots and singles $10-30 lower than top offerings.

Slaughter cows: Breakers $90-97, $98-110 high dress; Boning $81-89; Cutters $70-79.

Bulls 1 and 2: $80-99; $100-115 high dress.

Feeder steers: 300-400 lbs. $220-272; 400-450 lbs. $220-262; 450-500 lbs. $227-239.50; 550-600 lbs. $190-205; 600-650 lbs. $197; 650-700 lbs. $178-179; 700-750 lbs. $174-175; 750-800 lbs. $176; 800-900 lbs. $158-167.50.

Feeder heifers: 300-400 lbs. $202-235; 400-450 lbs. $200-217.50; 450-500 lbs. $200-226; 550-600 lbs. $175-181; 650-700 lbs. $178; 700-750 lbs. $157-170.50.

Calvy cows: No test.

Pairs: Too few for market test.

Idaho

CALDWELL

(Treasure Valley Livestock)

March 21

Steers: 200-300 lbs. $212.50; 300-400 lbs. $206.25; 400-500 lbs. $176.50; 500-600 lbs. $158.50; 600-700 lbs. $148.25; 700-800 lbs. $135.25; 800-900 lbs. $138.50; 900-1000 lbs. $134.75; 1000 lbs. and up $113.

Heifers: 200-300 lbs. $225; 300-400 lbs. $174.75; 400-500 lbs. $177; 500-600 lbs. $153; 600-700 lbs. $138.75; 700-800 lbs. $133.50; 800-900 lbs. $122; 900-1000 lbs. $115.50; 1000 lbs. and up $98.75.

Cows (wt.): 700-800 lbs. $45.50; 800-900 lbs. $78.50; 900-1000 lbs. $76.25; 1000-1100 lbs. $87.75; 1100-1200 lbs. $85.25; 1200-1300 lbs. $89; 1300-1400 lbs. $89.50; 1400-1500 lbs. $92; 1500-1600 lbs. $88.25; 1600-1700 lbs. $89; 1700-1800 lbs. $102.75; 1800-1900 lbs. $88; 1900-2000 lbs. $92; 2000 lbs. and up $83.

Bull calves (wt.): 300-400 lbs. $114; 400-500 lbs. $182.50; 500-600 lbs. $166.75; 600-700 lbs. $151.50; 700-800 lbs. $113; 800-900 lbs. $130; 900-1000 lbs. $120; 1100-1200 lbs. $106.25; 1200-1300 lbs. $97.50; 1300-1400 lbs. $110; 1400-1500 lbs. $105.

Bulls (wt.): 1500-1600 lbs. $102.75; 1600-1700 lbs. $98; 1700-1800 lbs. $112.75; 1800-1900 lbs. $107.25; 1900-2000 lbs. $109.50; 2000-2100 lbs. $111.50.

Pairs (hd.): 1000 lbs. and up $1150.

Stock cows (hd.): 800 lbs. and up $1060.

Bull calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $310; 200-300 lbs. $445; 300-400 lbs. $555.

Heifer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $225; 200-300 lbs. $385; 300-400 lbs. $495.

Steer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $125; 200-300 lbs. $415; 300-400 lbs. $485; 400-500 lbs. $425.

TOPPENISH

(Toppenish Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

March 21

This week Last week Last year

1,600 1,600 1,585

Compared to March 14 at the same market: Stocker steers and heifers less than 700 lbs. steady to $4 higher in a light test. Feeder cattle over 700 lbs. $7-8 lower in a light test. Trade slow to moderate with light to moderate. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to $2 lower. Trade active with very good demand. Slaughter cows 62 percent, Slaughter bulls 10 percent, and feeders 28 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 47 percent steers and 53 percent heifers. Near 69 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400 to 500 lbs. $210; 400-500 lbs. $222 thin fleshed; 500-600 lbs. $212; 500-600 lbs. $230 thin fleshed; 600-700 lbs. $185-195; 600-700 lbs. $167 full; 700-800 lbs. $157-165; 800-900 lbs. $152-160; 800-900 lbs. $141 full.

Small and Medium 1-2: 600-700 lbs. $178.

Holstein Steers: Large 2-3: 500-600 lbs. $135; 800-900 lbs. $119; 1000-1100 lbs. $112.50.

Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs. $230.

Small and Medium 4: 800-900 lbs. $100, Brahman X. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs. $206; 400-500 lbs. $187-191; 500-600 lbs. $188-191; 600-700 lbs. $163.50-171; 600-700 lbs. $180-189 thin fleshed; 700-800 lbs. $169; 800-900 lbs. $155.

Large 1-2: 1000-1100 lbs. $111 heiferettes.

Large 2-3: 100-1200 lbs. $109.

Small and Medium 1-2: 300-400 lbs. $190; 500-600 lbs. $171; 600-700 lbs. $160; 600-700 lbs. $143 full.

Slaughter Cows:

Boning 80-85 percent lean 1300-2200 lbs. $90-97; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1200-1800 lbs. $90-96; Lean 90 percent lean 1000-1500 lbs. $75-82; Light 90 percent lean 900-1250 lbs. 61-67.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2300 lbs. $113-124.



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