Selected regional livestock auctions

Not enough stocker or feeder cattle were marketed last week for an accurate test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.

Published on March 9, 2018 3:59PM

Last changed on March 12, 2018 3:44PM


Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS

(Klamath Falls Livestock Auction)

March 6

Choice Steers: 300-400 lbs 151.00-159.00; 400-500 lbs 120.00-130.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs 111.00-131.00; 700-800 lbs 105.00-111.00; 800-900 lbs NT

Choice Heifers: 300-400 lbs 125.00-130.00; 400-500 lbs 112.00-120.00; 500-600 lbs 115.00-122.00; 600-700 lbs 109.00-118.00; 700-800 lbs 112.00-113.00; 800-900 lbs NT

Top Cow: 73.00

Top Bull: 74.00

Slaughter Bulls, High Yield: 69.00-74.00

Slaughter Cows: High Yield 64.00-73.00; Medium Yield 49.00- 60.00; Low Yield 39.00-48.00

Feeder: NT

Heiferettes: NT

Cow Calf Pairs: NT

Bred Cows: NT

LEBANON

(Lebanon Auction Yard)

March 8

Total Receipts 262

Conventional Butcher Cows:

Top Cow: 75.50

Top 10 Cows: 74.86

Top 50 Cows: 70.04

Top 100 Cows: 63.22

Top Bull: 89.50

Avg. All: 74.43

Organic:

Butcher Cows: NT

Top Cow: 92.50

Top 10 avg.: 88.00

Top 50: 73.43

Top 150: 61.49

Best Steers/Bulls: 300-400 lbs $180.00-$195.00; 400-500 lbs $183.00-183.50; 500-600 lbs NT; 600-700 lbs $150.00-$172.00

Best Heifers: 300-400 lbs $169.00-$180.00; 400-500 lbs $165.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs $144.00-$152.00; 600-700 lbs NT

Bred Cows: Large Frame $1015-$1242.50; Med Frame $800-$925; Small Frame $525-$800

VALE

(Producers Livestock Marketing Association)

March 7

Receipts: 899 Hd

Steers: 300-400 lbs 191.00-209.00 Top 214.00; 400-500 lbs 168.00-186.00 Top 189.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-181.00 Top 182.00; 600-700 lbs 151.00-167.00 168.00; 700-800 lbs 136.00-144.00 Top 148.00; 800-900 lbs $134.00-141.00 Top 143.50; 900-1000 lbs 126.00-135.00 Top 137.00.

Heifers: 300-400 lbs 172.00-181.00 Top 187.00; 400-500 lbs 158.00-171.00 Top 172.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-163.00 Top 165.00; 600-700 lbs 136.00-161.00 Top 162.00; 700-800 lbs 127.00-143.00 Top 144.00; 800-900 lbs $117.00-123.00 Top 129.00; 900-1000 lbs NT.

600 lbs and Under Light Hol Strs: 83.00-97.00

700 lbs and Over Heavy Hol Strs: 74.00-84.00

Stock Cows Young: NT

Pairs: NT

Butcher Cows: 63.00-74.00 Top 76.00

Thin Shelly Cows: 49.00-61.00

Butcher Bulls: 74.00-86.00 Top 94.00

Heiferettes: 81.00-97.00

Washington

TOPPENISH

(Toppenish Livestock Auction)

March 8

Receipts: 1400

Compared to March 1: Not enough stocker or feeder cattle last week for an accurate market test. Trade very active with good demand for all classes. CME positions slipped lower again today as every contract from current through January of 2019 traded over 2.00 lower. Slaughter cows weak to 1.00 lower. Slaughter bulls steady. Trade active with good demand. Slaughter cows 66 percent, slaughter bulls 5 percent, and feeders 29 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 59 percent steers and 41 percent heifers. Near 55 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs. Replacement Cows: Pre-tested for pregnancy, bangs, and age.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1: 500-600 lbs 196.25, Thin Fleshed. Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs 190.00-192.00; 500-600 lbs 180.50; 600-700 lbs 168.50-170.00; 700-800 lbs 151.00. Large 1: 1000-1100 lbs 117.00-117.50. Small and Medium 1-2: 400-500 lbs 167.50.

Feeder Holstein Steers: Medium and Large 2-3: 500-600 lbs 159.00. Large 2-3: 300-400 lbs 110.00. Small and Medium 3-4: 400-500 lbs 90.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 300-400 lbs 187.00; 400-500 lbs 180.00; 500-600 lbs 168.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-153.75; 800-900 lbs 131.00. Medium and Large 2-3: 600-700 lbs 129.00. Large 2-3: 1000-1100 lbs 85.50; 1200-1300 lbs 85.00. Small and Medium 2-3: 500-600 lbs 144.00. Small and Medium 4: 800-900 lbs 70.50.

Slaughter Cows:

Boners: 80-85 Pct. Lean; 1300-2000 lbs; Avg Dressing 74.00-79.00; High Dressing 79.75; Low Dressing 69.00-74.00

Lean: 85-90 Pct. Lean; 1300-1800 lbs; Avg Dressing 71.00-77.00; Low Dressing 67.00-71.00

Lean: 90 Pct. Lean; 950-1400 lbs; Avg Dressing 63.00-67.00; Low Dressing 58.00-63.00

Slaughter Bulls:

Yield Grade 1-2: 1600-2300 lbs; Avg Dressing 93.50-98.50; High Dressing 103.50; Low Dressing 86.00-93.50

Bred Heifers (Per Head): Medium and Large 1-2: Few 1183 lbs. 1000.00 3-6 mos.

California

COTTONWOOD

(Shasta Livestock Auction Yard)

March 9

Receipts: 515

Compared to Last Sale: Weigh up cows $2-3 softer this week. Light heifers outnumbered steers by 200 head, so too few steers to test the market.

Slaughter Cows: High Yielding 67.00-73; Med Yielding 56.00-66.00

High Dressing: 74.00-83.00

Heiferettes: 80.00-92.00

Bulls 1&2: 65.00-85.00

Feeder Steers: NT

Feeder Heifers: 400-450 lbs 160.00-172.00; 450-500 lbs 150.00-168.00; 500-550 lbs 145.00-170.00 (1 set of 100 head at 520 lbs $170.00); 550-600 lbs 130.00-150.00; 800-950 lbs 136.00-142.00

TURLOCK

(Turlock Livestock Auction Yard)

March 7

Receipts: 144 Hd

Comments: Weigh cows and bulls 4-5 cents better than a week ago.

Weigh Beef Cows: High Yielding NT; Med Yielding $ 50.00-$64.00; Low Yielding $ 40.00-$49.00

Weigh Dairy Cows: High Yielding $68.00-$80.00; Med Yielding $58.00-$67.00; Low Yielding $35.00-$57.00

Weigh Bulls: High Yielding $78.00-$84.50; Med Yielding $68.00-$77.50; Low Yielding $58.00-$67.00

Idaho

COTTONWOOD

(Cottonwood Livestock Auction)

March 9

Head Sold: 559

Comments: Active market on all classes. Slaughter cows and bulls higher.

Steers: 200-400 lbs 170.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs 170.00-182.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-167.00; 700-800 lbs 138.00-147.00; 800-950 lbs 136.00-142.00

Heifers: 200-400 lbs 150.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 148.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-153.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-137.00; 800-950 lbs 125.00-135.00

Cows: Boning 71.00-81.00; Feeder 68.00-85.00; Breaker 67.00-75.00; Canner-Cutter 60.00-72.00

Heiferettes 85.00-110.00

Bulls: 82.00-99.50

Baby Calves: 150.00-350.00 Hd

Stock Cows: 850.00-1250.00 Hd



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