January 29, 2015
Tehama District Fairgrounds / Red Bluff, California

Printable USDA Report


Total receipts:  5130

    Demand moderate to good. The supply included 65 percent feeder cattle with the balance replacement cattle.  Feeder supply included 61 percent steers and 39 percent heifers.  About 55 percent of the feeder supply weighed over 600 lbs.  The supply consisted of 84 percent from the Western region, 12 percent from the South Central region, and 4 percent from the North Central region. All sales FOB with a 3 percent shrink or equivalent and with a 10-20 cent slide on calves from base weight. Deliveries current through March 2015 on feeder cattle. The next sale will be March 6, 2015.

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         North Central States: Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska

               Montana, North and South Dakota and Iowa.

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               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery

   65      850       850       201.50         201.50   Current 

 

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery

   65      825       825       195.50         195.50   Current 

 

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        Western States: Arizona, Nevada, Utah, California

                   Idaho, Washington and Oregon.

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               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery

   46      525       525       284.00         284.00   Current Split Loads

   86      575       575       262.00         262.00   Current 

  357    600-625     605    256.00-265.00     263.00   Current 

  140    685-695     690    209.00-210.00     209.50   Current 

   82      650       650       244.00         244.00   Current Fancy

  153    710-725     716    212.00-214.50     213.46   Current 

   70      750       750       212.00         212.00   Current 

  180    800-830     818    191.00-195.25     193.73   Current 

   58      850       850       190.00         190.00   Current 

   70      900       900       191.00         191.00   Current 

   95      515       515       299.00         299.00   Feb     

   70      725       725       207.00         207.00   Mar     

   64      750       750       209.00         209.00   Mar     

  125      800       800       198.50         198.50   Mar     

   54      900       900       193.00         193.00   Mar     

 

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery

   88      540       540       279.00         279.00   Current 

  145      640       640       235.00         235.00   Current 

   65      780       780       194.00         194.00   Feb     

 

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery

  105      480       480       274.00         274.00   Current 

  283    525-530     527    259.00-272.00     267.84   Current 

   46      525       525       259.00         259.00   Current Split Loads

  100      515       515       279.00         279.00   Current Value Added

  174    555-575     565    246.00-255.50     250.83   Current 

   80      600       600       242.00         242.00   Current 

   70      660       660       235.00         235.00   Current 

  115      510       510       287.00         287.00   Feb     

   60      825       825       195.00         195.00   Feb-Mar 

   66      735       735       205.50         205.50   Mar     

 

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery

  153    620-625     622    223.00-225.00     224.02   Current 

 

Replacement Cattle:

1900 head: Deliveries Current to April.

 

   Bred Stock: Medium and Large 1:

   North Central: February delivery: Bred Heifers 1100 lbs 1-3 months bred

2300.00.

   South Central: Current delivery: Bred Heifers 900 lbs 3-4 months bred

1975.00-2275.00; April delivery 930 lbs 1-2 months bred 1975.00-2250.00.

   West: Current delivery: Heifers 900-950 lbs 6-8 months bred 2125.00-2650.00;

1175 lbs 6-8 months bred 2550.00-2900.00, mostly 2700.00-2900.00; fancy 1200-

1220 lbs 6-8 months bred 3200.00-3400.00; Young 1250 lbs 5-6 months bred

3250.00; Middle Aged to Aged 1400 lbs 5-6 months bred 2375.00.

 

Replacement Heifers: Medium and Large 1:

   West: Current delivery: 650-850 lbs 1450.00-1650.00, package 2000.00.

 

Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1:

   West: current delivery: Young 1150 lbs with 270 lb calves 3700.00; Middle

Aged 1200-1300 lbs with 200-290 lb calves 3400.00-3425.00.

 

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO

         Heath Dewey 970-353-9750

         Greeley.LGMN@ams.usda.gov

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