Selected Western livestock auctions

Steady to active market on all classes of livestock with good demand.

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

California

SHASTA

(Shasta Livestock Auction)

Cottonwood, Calif.

May 2

Current week Last week

1,594 865

Compared to April 25: Slaughter cows and bulls $2-5 higher. Few cattle under 500 lbs. Steers under 500 lbs $5 lower. All other stockers and feeders $7-12 higher. Off lots and singles $10-30 below top sets.

Slaughter cows: Breakers $90-100, $101-116 high dress; Boning $81-89; Cutters $70-80.

Bulls 1 and 2: $80-100; $102-118 high dress.

Feeder steers: 300-400 lbs. $225-250; 400-450 lbs. $210-240; 450-500 lbs. $200-225; 500-550 lbs. $200-224; 550-600 lbs. $200-228; 600-650 lbs. $196-217; 650-700 lbs. $191-212; 700-750 lbs. $174-200; 750-800 lbs. $175-196; 800-900 lbs. $169-182.

Feeder heifers: 300-400 lbs. $200-238; 400-450 lbs. $200-227; 500-550 lbs. $190-213.50; 550-600 lbs. $185-209; 600-650 lbs. $165-177; 650-700 lbs. $165-183; 700-750 lbs. $165-183; 750-800 lbs. $150-166; 800-900 lbs. $150-166.50.

Calvy cows: Too few for market test.

Pairs: Few running-age pairs $1860-$1950; older pairs $1460-1475.

Idaho

CALDWELL

(Treasure Valley Livestock)

May 2

Steers: 200-300 lbs. $239; 300-400 lbs. $217.75; 400-500 lbs. $192.75; 500-600 lbs. $162.50; 600-700 lbs. $157; 700-800 lbs. $158; 800-900 lbs. $134.25; 900-1000 lbs. $116.75; 1000 lbs. and up $101.75.

Heifers: 300-400 lbs. $202; 400-500 lbs. $180.50; 500-600 lbs. $193; 600-700 lbs. $161.25; 700-800 lbs. $151; 800-900 lbs. $130.75; 900-1000 lbs. $119.25; 1000 lbs. and up $105.50.

Cows (wt.): 800-900 lbs. $80.25; 900-1000 lbs. $92.25; 1000-1100 lbs. $82.75; 1100-1200 lbs. $89.50; 1200-1300 lbs. $85.25; 1300-1400 lbs. $89.75; 1400-1500 lbs. $94.75; 1500-1600 lbs. $97.50; 1600-1700 lbs. $104; 1800-1900 lbs. $96.50.

Bull calves (wt.): 300-400 lbs. $147.50; 400-500 lbs. $179.75; 500-600 lbs. $155; 600-700 lbs. $94.50; 700-800 lbs. $155; 800-900 lbs. $97.50; 1100-1200 lbs. $100; 1200-1300 lbs. $105.50; 1300-1400 lbs. $109.75; 1400-1500 lbs. $108.

Bulls (wt.): 1500-1600 lbs. $117; 1800-1900 lbs. $127.

Pairs (hd.): 1000 lbs. and up $1535.

Bred heifers (hd.): 800 lbs. and up $825.

Stock cows (hd.): 800 lbs. and up $1200.

Bull calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $295; 200-300 lbs. $240.

Steer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $340; 200-300 lbs. $345; 300-400 lbs. $385.

Washington

TOPPENISH

(Toppenish Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

May 2

This week Last week Last year

1,500 1,500 1,500

Compared to April 25 at the same market: stocker cattle less than 700 lbs. firm to $8 higher, feeder cattle more than 700 lbs. weak. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows $8-11 lower. Slaughter bulls steady. Trade slow to moderate on with moderate to good demand. Slaughter cows 60 percent, Slaughter bulls 10 percent, and feeders 30 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 44 percent steers and 56 percent heifers. Near 76 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs. $216-218; 600-700 lbs. $200-205; 700-800 lbs. $182; 800-900 lbs. $159.

Small and Medium 1-2: 500-600 lbs. $194.

Small and Medium 2-3: 600-700 lbs. $146 full.

Small 4: 600-700 lbs. $134.

Holstein Steers: Large 2-3: 400-500 lbs. $138 full; 500-600 lbs. $141; 700-800 lbs. $131-134.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $191-202; 500-600 lbs. $190-200; 600-700 lbs, 183-191; 700-800 lbs. $156-163; 800-900 lbs. $155-159; 900-1000 lbs. $155.

Large 2-3: 900-1000 lbs. $114-117; 1000-1100 lbs. $106.50; 1100-1200 lbs. $107; 1200-1300 lbs. $109.50.

Small and Medium 1-2: 40-500 lbs. $185; 500-600 lbs. $168 yearlings; 600-700 lbs. $170 full.

Slaughter Cows:

Boning 80-85 percent lean 1400-1900 lbs. $95-103; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1300-1700 lbs. $94-102; Lean 90 percent lean 1000-1300 lbs. $79-87; Light 90 percent lean 1000-1250 lbs. $64-70.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1500-2600 lbs. $122-133.50.

Cow/Calf Pairs (Per Pair): Medium and Large 1-2: Few Young (3-4 yrs. old) 1100-1200 lbs. 100-300 lbs. calves $2050-2150; Few Broken Mouth 1100 lbs. with 100-150 lbs. calves $1375-1525.

Oregon

VALE

(Producers Livestock Market)

April 30

Total receipts: 681 head.

Market comment: Steady to active market on all classes of livestock with good demand.

Steers calves: 300-400 lbs. $193-228; 400-500 lbs. $196-223; 500-600 lbs. $184-224.

Heifer calves: 300-400 lbs. $189-221; 400-500 lbs. $188-205; 500-600 lbs. $198-199.

Yearling steers : 600-700 lbs. $181-199.50; 700-800 lbs. $157-169; 800-900 lbs. $139-154; .900-1000 lbs. $136-149.

Yearling heifers: 600-700 lbs. $160-186; 700-800 lbs. $146-168; 800-900 lbs. $133-147.

Stock cows (B.M.): $1100-1450.

Butcher cows: $89-98.

Thin shelly cows: $62-78.

Butcher bulls: $92-112.

MADRAS

(Central Oregon Livestock Auction)

April 28

Total head: 604.

Steers: 300-400 lbs. $220-235; 400-500 lbs. $212-235; 500-600 lbs. $210-220; 600-700 lbs. $180-205; 700-800 lbs. $170-193; 800-900 lbs. $145-165.

Bulls: High yield. $112; mostly $110; thinner $90.

Pairs: Full-mouth vacc. $1850-2500; broken-mouth vacc. $1400-1750.

Bred cows: Full-mouth vacc. $1300-1450.

Heifers: 300-400 lbs. $185-200; 400-500 lbs. $175-205; 500-600 lbs. $180-198; 600-700 lbs. $165-179; 700-800 lbs. $145-165.

Heiferettes: 1000 lbs. and down $125-145; 1000 lbs. and up $115-125.

Butcher Cows: High yield. $105; fleshy $105; med. flesh $93 thin older $83.



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