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

California

SHASTA

(Shasta Livestock Auction)

Cottonwood, Calif.

April 26

This week Last week

2,007 509

Compared to the previous week, Slaughter cows and bulls $3-4 higher. Most stockers were calves right off cow: Steers $4-$7 lower; Heifers $10 lower. Off lots and singles $7-10 below top offerings.

Slaughter cows: Breakers $71-76, $77-84 high dress; Boning $64-67; Cutters $57-63.

Bulls 1 and 2: $75-89; $90-97 high dress.

Feeder steers: 300-400 lbs. $179-189; 450-500 lbs. $181;

500-550 lbs. $160-177; 550-600 lbs. $160-175; 600-650 lbs. $155-165; 650-700 lbs. $145-152; 700-750 lbs. $135-149.

Feeder heifers: 300-400 lbs. $160-174; 400-450 lbs. $150-165; 450-500 lbs. $144-155; 500-550 lbs. $132-143; 550-600 lbs. $130-141; 600-650 lbs. $130-142; 650-700 lbs. $132-139; 700-750 lbs. $127-135

Calvy Cows: Mostly heifers bred 4-8 months $1175-1260.

Pairs: Three-in-one packages $1850-$2100; full-mouth pairs $1575-1810 Broken-mouth pairs $1185-1425.

Idaho

COTTONWOOD

(Cottonwood Livestock Auction)

April 27

Comments: Active market on all classes. Light test.

Steers: 200-400 lbs. $160-175; 400-500 lbs. $160-170; 500-600 lbs. $145-169; 600-700 lbs. $140-160; 700-800 lbs. $130-142; 800-950 lbs. $125-135.

Heifers: 200-400 lbs. $140-158; 400-500 lbs. $135-155; 500-600 lbs. $130-148; 600-700 lbs. $125-140; 700-800 lbs. $115-$130; 800-950 lbs. $110-126.

Cows: Boning $68-75.50; Feeder $80-94; Breaker $65-73; Canner/Cutter $62-68; Heiferettes $90-110;

Bulls: $82-93.50; Baby calves $125-250 per head; Stock Cows $900-1150 per head; Pairs $1050-1235 per pair.

Oregon

EUGENE

(Eugene Livestock Auction)

April 28

Total receipts: 316.

Compared to the previous week, cows and bulls up $2, feeders steady.

Cows: top dressers $70-77, low dressers $62-70; top 10 cow $73.60.

Top bulls: high dressers $87-92.50.

Feeder bulls: 300-500 lbs. $100-165.50; 500-700 lbs. $100-141; 700-900 lbs. $102.

Choice feeder steers medium to large frame No. 1 and No. 2: 300-400 lbs. $130-171; 400-500 lbs. $150-185; 500-600 lbs. $140-168.50; 600-700 lbs. $125-157; 700-800 lbs. $110-134; 800 lbs. and up $110-135.

Choice feeder heifers medium to large frame No. 1 and No. 2: 300-400 lbs. $120-154; 400-500 lbs. $125-169.75; 500-600 lbs. $125-158.50; 600-700 lbs. $120-130; 700-800 lbs. $108.50.

Bred cows: $735-1075 per head.

Pairs: $900-1250 pair.

Head calves: (up to 250 lbs.) beef $190-310 hd.

Feeder lambs: 50-90 lbs. $145-190; 90-130 lbs. $110-145.

VALE

(Producers Livestock Market)

April 25

Total receipts: 562 head.

Comments: Smaller test and somewhat cheaper market on most classes with still moderate demand.

Steer calves: 300-400 lbs. $171-187, top $189; 400-500 lbs. $165-183, top $186.75; 500-600 lbs. $154-163, top $165.

Heifer calves: 300-400 lbs. $149-171, top $173; 400-500 lbs. $151-161, top $166; 500-600 lbs. $123-144, top $155.

Yearling steers: 600-700 lbs. $143-156, top $162.50; 700-800 lbs. $126-135, top $139; 800-900 lbs. $117-125, top $127.

Yearling heifers: 600-700 lbs. $115-132, top $137; 700-800 lbs. $114-127, top $129.50; 800-900 lbs. $$111-119, top $120; 900-1000 lbs. $86-99, top $104.

Younger heiferettes $84-97; Butcher Cows $74-79, top $83; Thin shelly cows $59-69; Butcher bulls $74-88, top $92.

Washington

DAVENPORT

(Stockland Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

May 1

This week Last week Last year

1,095 555 1,095

Compared to April 23 at same market, stocker and feeder cattle $2-4 higher. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows and bulls $3-7 higher, with weighing conditions in buyers favor. Trade active with very good demand. Slaughter cows made up 34 percent of the offering, Slaughter bulls 10 percent, 10 percent replacement cows, and feeders 46 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 67 percent steers and 33 percent heifers. Nearly 69 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $167; 500-600 lbs. $145-150; 500-600 lbs. $157-159 thin fleshed; 600-700 lbs. $144-155; 600-700 lbs. $140 full; 700-800 lbs. $135.50-145.50; 800-900 lbs. $134-136.75. Large 1-2: 900-1000 lbs. $122; 1100-1200 lbs. $116. Small and Medium 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $150.

Feeder Holstein Steers: Large 2-3: 700-800 lbs. $95.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $145.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $153; 500-600 lbs. $137-148; 500-600 lbs. $132-136 full; 600-700 lbs. $138-146; 600-700 lbs. $129-130.50 full; 700-800 lbs. $129-135.50. Medium and Large 2-3: 800-900 lbs. $120. Large 1-2: 1200-1300 lbs. $81.50.

Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80 percent lean 1400-1900 lbs. $72-76; Boning 80-85 percent lean 1200-1500 lbs. $71-76; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1100-1500 lbs. $70-75.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1800-2300 lbs. $90-96.

Bred Cows (Per Head): Medium and Large 1-2: Young (3-5 yrs. old) 1350-1400 lbs. 6-9 mos. bred $1300; 900-1000 lbs. 3-4 mos. bred $1060-1175.

Cow/Calf Pairs (Per Pair): Medium and Large 1-2: Young to Mid-Aged (3-6 yrs. old) 1000-1200 lbs. $1470-1500 with 100-200 lbs. calves, few 1750-1800 lbs. 1735 with 200-250 lbs. calves. Mid-Aged to Aged (7 yrs. or older) 1200-1300 lbs. $1100-1280 with 100-200 lbs. calves.

TOPPENISH

(Toppenish Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

April 27

This week Last week Last year

1,180 2,735 1,030

Compared to April 20 at same market, stocker cattle steady in a light test. Not enough feeder cattle for accurate trends. Trade active with good demand and light buyer attendance. Slaughter cows and bulls $3-6 higher. Trade very active with very good demand. Slaughter cows were approximately 63 percent of the supply; Slaughter bulls 10 percent, 10 replacement cows, and feeder's 17 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 54 percent steers and 46 percent heifers. Near 45 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 600-700 lbs. $147; 700-800 lbs. $149 value added; 800-900 lbs. $132.50. Large 1-2: 1100-1200 lbs. $103.75. Small and Medium 1-2: 500-600 lbs. $141 yearlings. Small and Medium 2-3: 300-400 lbs. $ 168, Yearlings; 400-500 lbs. $128 yearlings.

Feeder Holstein Steers: Large 2-3: 300-400 lbs. $124-124.50; 500-600 lbs. $ 118; 600-700 lbs. $116; 700-800 lbs. $117; 800-900 lbs. $110.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $161; 500-600 lbs. $135.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs. $176; 400-500 lbs. $160; 600-700 lbs. $138-146; 600-700 lbs. $128 full; 700-800 lbs. $142.50. Large 1-2: 1200-1300 lbs. $89. Large 2-3: 700-800 lbs. $109; 1100-1200 lbs. $85.75. Small and Medium 1-2: 500-600 lbs. $135. Small and Medium 2-3: 300-400 lbs. $ 158, Yearlings; 500-600 lbs. $140, Thin Fleshed; 500-600 lbs. $122 yearlings.

Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80 percent lean 1500-2200 lbs. $69-74; Boning 80-85 percent lean 1200-1900 lbs. $68-74; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1100-1600 lbs. $65-71; Light 90 percent lean 850-1100 lbs. $52-60.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2300 lbs. $89-96.

Cow/Calf Pairs (Per Pair): Medium and Large 1-2: Young to Mid-Aged (2-6 yrs. old) 1500-1600 lbs. $1900-2300, few $2500 value added with 100-300 lbs. calves. Mid-Aged to Aged 1000-1200 lbs. $1400-1500 with 100-300 lbs. calves. Aged (12 yrs. or older) 1000-1150 lbs. $950-1000 with 100-300 lbs. calves.

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