Livestock prices from around the region.
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Slaughter lambs under 70 lbs were mostly steady, heavier weights were firm to 15.00 higher.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during August for ordinary protein trended mixed, from eight cents lower to three cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 6.15-6.20.
Asking prices for next week are unchanged for Jumbo, 10 cents higher for Extra Large, 9 cents higher for Large and 11 cents higher for Medium and Small.
Pacific Northwest milk production has passed the peak but remains strong.
Missouri is the epicenter of drought in the Midwest as parts of the state have had very hot and dry weather in recent weeks and months, and some parts have been dry for the last year or longer.
Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay in Oregon.
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Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 38,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 last year.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during August for ordinary protein trended 20 to 32 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 6.12-6.28.
Retail demand is light to moderate with many reporting slumping sales due to excessive heat in Southern California.