Selected Western livestock auctions

Good activity and lively market on all classes; good demand for butcher cows and bulls.

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

California

SHASTA

(Shasta Livestock Auction)

Cottonwood, Calif.

June 13

Current week Last week

1,863 1,160

Compared to June 6: Slaughter cows and bulls $2-3 higher. Most stocker and feeder classes $3-12 higher. Off lots and singles $10-30 below top offerings.

Slaughter cows: Breakers $88-94, $95-104 high dress; Boning $80-87; Cutters $70-79.

Bulls 1 and 2: $85-103; $104-118 high dress.

Feeder steers: 450-500 lbs. $220-247.50; 500-550 lbs. $220-257; 550-600 lbs. $210-237; 600-650 lbs. $200-232; 650-700 lbs. $200-229; 700-750 lbs. $185-206; 750-800 lbs. $180-199; 800-900 lbs. $175-188.

Feeder heifers: 450-500 lbs. $200-229; 500-550 lbs. $200-227; 550-600 lbs. $200-226; 600-650 lbs. $185-206; 650-700 lbs. $185-209; 700-750 lbs. $188; 750-800 lbs. $165-181; 800-900 lbs. $155-172.

Calvy cows: Full-mouth cows $1500-2125; broken-mouth and short-bred cows $1100-1300.

Pairs: Few older pairs $1700-2010.

Oregon

VALE

(Producers Livestock Market)

June 11

Total receipts: 517 head.

Market comment: Good activity and lively market on all classes; good demand for butcher cows and bulls.

Steers calves: 400-500 lbs. $218-247; 500-600 lbs. $220-238.

Heifer calves: 300-400 lbs. $198-239; 400-500 lbs. $187-229; 500-600 lbs. $183-219.

Yearling steers : 600-700 lbs. $205-217; 700-800 lbs. $169-191; 800-900 lbs. $167-179; 900-1000 lbs. $153-164.

Yearling heifers: 600-700 lbs. $182-198; 700-800 lbs. $173-181; 900-1000 lbs. $143-155.

Butcher cows: $89-104.

Thin shelly cows: $62-86.

Butcher bulls: $94-129.

Oregon

MADRAS

(Central Oregon Livestock Auction)

June 9

Total head: 177.

Steers: 200-300 lbs. $240-255; 400-500 lbs. $230-245; 500-600 lbs. $220-237; 600-700 lbs. $195-211; 700-800 lbs. $196-207; 800-900 lbs. $169-171.

Bred cows: First calf heifers $1385-1650; broken-mouth vacc. $1090-1385.

Heifers: 400-500 lbs. $191-194; 500-600 lbs. $192-201; 600-700 lbs. $181-196; 700-800 lbs. $156-160.

Heiferettes: 1000 lbs. and down $119-125; 1000 lbs. and up $88-93.

Butcher Cows: High yield. $88; fleshy $90; med. flesh $85; thin older $78.



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