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 1

Current week Last week

2,513 1,234

Compared to April 24: Butcher cows and bulls steady. Feeder cows strong, up to $133. Feeder market mixed with 550 lbs to 700 lbs strong. Yearling market softer. Off lots and singles $40-75 below top.

Slaughter cows: Breakers $103-112, $113-119 high dress; Boning $95-102; Cutters $81-94.

Bulls 1 and 2: $110-124; $125-137 high dress.

Feeder steers: 400-450 lbs. $180-337.50; 500-550 lbs. $265-310; 550-600 lbs. $230-266; 600-650 lbs. $225-260; 650-700 lbs. $225-251; 700-750 lbs. $200-242; 750-800 lbs. $191-208; 800-900 lbs. $181-203.50.

Feeder heifers: 300-400 lbs. $250-310; 400-450 lbs. $215-245; 450-500 lbs. $215-255; 500-550 lbs. $210-245; 550-600 lbs. $205-237.50; 600-650 lbs. $192-225; 650-700 lbs. $180-204; 700-750 lbs. $180-195; 750-800 lbs. $170-178; 800-900 lbs. $164-173.

Pairs: Full-mouth pairs $2000-3100; Broken-mouth $1725-2500.

Calvy cows: Few running age cows $1800-$2050; Broken-mouth: butcher price to $1725 lbs.

CALDWELL

(Treasure Valley Livestock)

May 1

Steers: 300-400 lbs. $255.25; 400-500 lbs. $243.75; 500-600 lbs. $227.75; 600-700 lbs. $204.75; 700-800 lbs. $178.50; 800-900 lbs. $174.25; 900-1000 lbs. $160.25; 1000 lbs. and up $123.50.

Heifers: 200-300 lbs. $252.50; 300-400 lbs. $242.50; 400-500 lbs. $228.50; 500-600 lbs. $212.25; 600-700 lbs. $192.50; 700-800 lbs. $153.25; 800-900 lbs. $132.50; 900-1000 lbs. $144.50; 1000 lbs. and up $109.

Cows (wt.): 700-800 lbs. $82.50; 800-900 lbs. $85.75; 900-1000 lbs. $91.75; 1000-1100 lbs. $96.25; 1100-1200 lbs. $101.25; 1200-1300 lbs. $88.50; 1300-1400 lbs. $97; 1400-1500 lbs. $64; 1500-1600 lbs. $103.75; 1600-1700 lbs. $102.50; 1700-1800 lbs. $94; 1800-1900 lbs. $96.

Bull calves (wt.): 200-300 lbs. $321.25; 300-400 lbs. $312.50; 400-500 lbs. $200; 500-600 lbs. $212.25; 600-700 lbs. $190; 700-800 lbs. $192.50; 900-1000 lbs. $97.50; 1000-1100 lbs. $112; 1300-1400 lbs. $100; 1400-1500 lbs. $129.

Bulls (wt.): 1500-1600 lbs. $103.75; 1600-1700 lbs. $134; 2100-2200 lbs. $130.

Pairs (hd.): 1000 lbs. and up $1200.

Bred heifers (hd.): 800 lbs. and up $1470.

Stock cows (hd.): 800 lbs. and up $1480.

Bull calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $515; 200-300 lbs. $620; 300-400 lbs. $555.

Heifer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $405; 200-300 lbs. $450; 300-400 lbs. $615.

Steer calves (hd.): 100-200 lbs. $425; 200-300 lbs. $495; 300-400 lbs. $555; 400-500 lbs. $455.

Washington

TOPPENISH

(Toppenish Livestock Auction)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

May 1

This week Last week Last year

1,450 2,020 1,500

Compared to April 24 at the same market: Stocker and feeder cattle weak to $10 lower. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows $4-5 lower. Slaughter bulls firm. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows 67 percent, Slaughter bulls 5 percent, and feeders 28 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 56 percent steers and 44 percent heifers. Near 50 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $268; 500-600 lbs. $260; 600-700 lbs. $239.50-246.50; 700-800 lbs. $190-200. Medium and Large 2-3: 600-700 lbs. $207; 800-900 lbs. $190. Small and Medium 1-2: 500-600 lbs. $240; 500-600 lbs. $222.50, Full; 600-700 lbs. $230.

Feeder Holstein Steers: Large 2-3: 100-200 lbs. $240; 100-200 lbs. $510, Per Head; 200-300 lbs. $240.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs. $240-250; 400-500 lbs. $265, Thin Fleshed; 500-600 lbs. $230; 600-700 lbs. $214-215; 700-800 lbs. $187-191; 700-800 lbs. $175, Full. Medium and Large 2-3: 400-500 lbs. $220, Thin Fleshed; 500-600 lbs. $210; 600-700 lbs. $205. Small and Medium 1-2: 600-700 lbs. $200-207.

Slaughter Cows:

Boning 80-85 percent lean 1300-1900 lbs. $101-107; Boning 80-85 percent lean 1200-1700 lbs. $112-118; Lean 85-90 percent lean 1200-1600 lbs. $100-106; Lean Light 90 percent lean 800-1250 lbs. $90-95.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1000-2600 lbs. $135-145.

Bred Cows (Per Head): Medium and Large 1-2: Mid-Aged 1400 lbs. lbs. 6-9 mos. bred $1950-2100.

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