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 22

This week Last week

714 422

Compared to last week, Slaughter cows and bulls steady with high dressers $1-2 higher. Market mostly steady with 650-750 lb. feeders $2-3 higher for lead end. Off lots and singles $7-15 lower than top offerings.

Slaughter cows: Breakers $69-75, $76-83 high dress; Boning $62-68; Cutters $51-61.

Bulls 1 and 2: $63-83, $85-96 high dress.

Feeder steers: 450-500 lbs. $160-182; 500-550 lbs. $145-162; 550-600 lbs. $141-155; 600-650 lbs. $153; 650-700 lbs. $140-147; 700-750 lbs. $128-146; 800-900 lbs. $116-120.25.

Feeder heifers: 400-450 lbs. $130-155; 500-550 lbs. $131-145; 550-600 lbs. $124-145; 600-650 lbs. $120-135; 650-700 lbs. $135; 700-750 lbs. $123-129; 750-800 lbs. $118-120; 800-900 lbs. $110-118.

Calvy Cows: One set of full-mouth, 4-6 month bred black and black whiteface cows $1350.

Pairs: Mostly broken-mouth pairs $1175-1260.

Oregon

EUGENE

(Eugene Livestock Auction)

April 23

Total receipts: 227.

Market conditions: Butcher cows and bulls steady; feeder cattle steady.

Cows: top dressers $78-88, top 10 $76.78; low dressers $70-78.

Top bulls: high dressers $81.25-94.25.

Feeder bulls: 300-500 lbs. $111-141; 500-700 lbs 97-120; 700-900 lbs. $103.50-123.

Choice feeder steers medium to large frame No. 1 and No. 2: 300-400 lbs. $153.50; 400-500 lbs. $130-160; 500-600 lbs. $120-151; 600-700 lbs. $117-141; 700-800 lbs. $ 100-129.25; 800 lbs. and up $116-118.50.

Choice feeder heifers medium to large frame No. 1 and No. 2: 300-400 lbs. $110-146; 400-500 lbs. $110-140; 500-600 lbs. $121-140; 600-700 lbs. $105-119; 700-800 lbs. $108.50-121.25; 800 lbs. and up $88-112.75.

Bred cows: $675-1000 hd. Pairs $825-1100 pr.

Head calves up to 250 lbs.: beef $65-190 hd.

Feeder lambs: 50-90 lbs. $120-172, 90-130 lbs. $115-125.

LEBANON

(Lebanon Auction yard)

April 21

Total receipts: 305.

Slaughter cows 150. Slaughter bulls 7. Top cow $92; Top 10 cows $84.84; Top 50 cows $81.20; Top 100 cows $78.68; avg all cows $74. Top bull $96.75; avg all bulls $89.94.

Beef steers: 300-400 lbs. $151; 400-500 lbs. $160; 500-600 lbs. $161; 600-700 lbs. $150.

Beef heifers: 300-400 lbs. $148; 400-500 lbs. $135; 500-600 lbs. $281; 600-700 lbs. $100; 700-800 lbs. $105.

Feeder bulls: 300-400 lbs. $127.50; 400-500 lbs. $140; 500-600 lbs. $150; 600-700 lbs. $117.

Cow/calf pairs: $570-950.

Lambs: $141-182.

VALE

(Producers Livestock)

April 20

Total receipts: 703 head. Steady and active on all markets.

Steer calves: 300-400 lbs., $152-168, top $170; 400-500 lbs., $147-175, top $177; 500-600 lbs., $139-171, top $172.25; yearling steers: 600-700 lbs., $132-148, top $149; 700-800 lbs., $121-140, top $141; 800-900 lbs., $111-122, top $124; 900-1,000 lbs., $104-118, top $121.

Heifer calves: 300-400 lbs., $141-155, top $156; 400-500 lbs., $137-143, top $157; 500-600 lbs., $124-136, top $138; yearling heifers: 600-700 lbs., $119-134, top $135; 700-800 lbs., $116-130, top $131; 800-900 lbs., $108-118, top $119; 900-1,000 lbs., no test.

600 lbs. and under light Holstein steers $92-107; younger heiferettes $67-74, top $76.50; thin shelly cows $41-59; butcher bulls $69-89, top $100.

Idaho

CALDWELL

(Treasure Valley Livestock)

April 22

Steers: 300-400 lbs. $106; 400-500 lbs. $120; 500-600 lbs. $128.50; 600-700 lbs. $114; 700-800 lbs. $102; 800-900 lbs. $113.50; 900-1000 lbs. $98; 1000 lbs. and up $70.

Heifers: 300-400 lbs. $109.50; 400-500 lbs. $108; 500-600 lbs. $108.50; 600-700 lbs. $102.50; 700-800 lbs. $99; 800-900 lbs. $96; 900-1000 lbs. $92.75; 1000 lbs. and up $87.

Cows (wt.): 700-800 lbs. $60; 800-900 lbs. $63.25; 900-1000 lbs. $65.25; 1000-1100 lbs. $67; 1100-1200 lbs. $68; 1200-1300 lbs. $68.50; 1300-1400 lbs. $69; 1400-1500 lbs. $68.50; 1500-1600 lbs. $68; 1600-1700 lbs. $68; 1700-1800 lbs. $71; 1800-1900 lbs. $73.

Bull calves (wt.): 300-400 lbs. $123; 400-500 lbs. $122; 500-600 lbs. $95.75; 600-700 lbs. $110.75; 700-800 lbs. $113; 800-900 lbs. $82.75; 900-1000 lbs. $77.50; 1000-1100 lbs. $81; 1100-1200 lbs. $75.50; 1200-1300 lbs. $77.50; 1300-1400 lbs. $82; 1400-1500 lbs. $85.25.

Bulls (wt.): 1500-1600 lbs. $80; 1600-1700 lbs. $84.50; 1700-1800 lbs. $94.50; 1800-1900 lbs. $93; 1900-2000 lbs. $78; 2000-2100 lbs. $83.75; 2100-2200 lbs. $93.75; 2200-2400 lbs. $86.50.

Pairs (hd.): 1000 lbs. and up $880.

Stock cows: 800 lbs. and up $700.

Bull calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $185; 200-300 lbs. $250.

Heifer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $175; 200-300 lbs. $285.

Steer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $325; 200-300 lbs. $195; 300-400 lbs. $220.

Washington

DAVENPORT

(Stockland Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

April 26

This week Last week Year ago

620 1,200 1,020

Compared to last Monday at same market, not enough stocker or feeder cattle for accurate trends but a lower undertone was noted. Trade slow to moderate with moderate to good demand. Slaughter cows `3-5 lower. Slaughter bulls `4-5 lower. Quality of bulls not as attractive as last week's supply. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows made up 58 percent of the offering; Slaughter bulls 5 percent, 5 percent replacement cows, and feeders 32 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 55 percent steers and 45 percent heifers. Nearly 21 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs. $160; 700-800 lbs. $117.50-120. Small and Medium 1-2 400-500 lbs. $143. Small and Medium 2-3 500-600 lbs. $141-142.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 100-200 lbs. $300 per head; 400-500 lbs. $145; 500-600 lbs. $133.50-138. Small and Medium 1-2 400-500 lbs. $122.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs. $134-139; 500-600 lbs. $129-131. Small and Medium 1-2 300-400 lbs. $136; 500-600 lbs. $124.50. Small and Medium 2-3 500-600 lbs. $122; 600-700 lbs. $106.

Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80 percent lean 1350-1700 lbs. $72-78; Boning 80-85 percent lean 1200-1700 lbs. $74-79; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1100-1500 lbs. $73-78; Lean 90 percent lean 900-1200 lbs. $63-68.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1650-2250 lbs. $98-102.

Cow/Calf Pairs (per head): Medium and Large 1-2 Young (3 yrs old) 900 lbs. $1450 with 100-200 lbs. calves; Aged 950-1150 lbs. $1075-1200 with 100-200 lbs. calves.

Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 2-3 1000-1100 lbs. $69 Aged.

Hogs: 10. Barrows and Gilts: U.S. 3-4 199 lbs. $64.

Sheep: 5. No Prices Reported.

Goats (per head): 30. Kids: Selection 2-3: 30-40 lbs. $42.50; 51 lbs. $55; 63 lbs. $70.

TOPPENISH

(Toppenish Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

April 22

This week Last week Last year

1,940 1,260 1,990

Compared to last week at the same market, stocker and feeder steers steady to firm. Stocker and feeder heifers steady to $3 lower. Trade moderate with moderate demand and good buyer attendance. Slaughter cows steady to $2 higher.

Slaughter bulls steady to firm. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows were approximately 44 percent of the supply, slaughter bulls 10 percent, and feeders 46 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 51 percent steers and 49 percent heifers. Nearly 65 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs. $156-163.50; 500-600 lbs. $153-163; 600-700 lbs. $141-155; 700-800 lbs. $128-145.50; 800-900 lbs. $121-126.60; 900-1000 lbs. $118.50-120. Small and Medium 1-2 300-400 lbs. $148; 500-600 lbs. $148.

Holstein Steers: Large 2-3 800-900 lbs. $102.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs. $150.50; 400-500 lbs. $140-150; 500-600 lbs. $138-141; 600-700 lbs. $130-138; 700-800 lbs. $123-128; 800-900 lbs. $122-123. Small and Medium 1-2 400-500 lbs. $125-137; 500-600 lbs. $130; 600-700 lbs. $119-125. Small and Medium 2-3 500-600 lbs. $120.

Slaughter Cows: Breakers 75-80 percent lean 1600-2100 lbs. $73-78; Boners 80-85 percent lean 1100-2000 lbs. $73-77.50; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1150-1500 lbs. $72-77; Lean 90 percent lean 900-1600 lbs. $62-68.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1500-2450 lbs. $90-95.50.

Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1100-1200 lbs. $80 Heiferettes. Large 2-3 900-1000 lbs. $65 Young.

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