January 7, 2015
Shasta Livestock / Cottonwood, California

Printable USDA Report


   6468 total receipts
   6043 feeder steers and heifers
    425 replacement stock

   Demand Moderate. Within the total, 93 percent consisted of feeder cattle 
and the balance was replacement stock.  Feeder supply included 66 percent 
steers and 34 percent heifers.  About 68 percent of the feeder supply 
weighed over 600 lbs.  The feeder supply consisted of 100 percent from the 
Western region.  All sales FOB with a 2-3 percent shrink or equivalent and 
with a 6-20 cent slide on calves from base weight. Feeder cattle deliveries 
were current through February 2016. The next sale will be January 28, 2016.

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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
   90      530       530       197.00         197.00   Current  
             65      510       510       207.00         207.00   Current Split Loads
  427    560-580     574    191.00-193.75     192.28   Current  
             58      575       575       190.00         190.00   Current Split Loads
   82      600       600       178.00         178.00   Current  
  505    650-690     666    169.00-175.00     172.00   Current  
             77      650       650    164.00-165.00     164.29   Current Split Loads
  565    700-740     720    160.00-170.00     165.87   Current  
             91    730-735     733    164.00-167.00     165.18   Current Split Loads
             69      700       700       178.00         178.00   Current Value Added
  478    750-760     753    158.50-160.50     159.66   Current  
            100      760       760       164.50         164.50   Current Value Added
  122    800-825     812    153.50-154.00     153.75   Current  
  120      875       875       150.50         150.50   Current  
  106      910       910       146.50         146.50   Current  

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   89      540       540       191.50         191.50   Current  
             58      535       535       191.00         191.00   Current Split Loads
  160    590-595     592    184.00-185.00     184.50   Current  
  220      620       620       174.00         174.00   Current  
  280    725-740     735    158.00-159.00     158.40   Current  
  126    775-790     782    153.50-154.00     153.75   Current  
   71      790       790       155.00         155.00   Feb      

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  445    520-545     538    168.00-171.00     170.21   Current  
             60    510-525     518    175.00-189.00     181.90   Current Split Loads
  346    560-575     567    162.00-167.00     164.22   Current  
  178    620-635     628    157.00-165.00     160.64   Current  
             20      625       625       154.00         154.00   Current Split Loads
  518    650-690     664    156.00-159.00     157.21   Current  
            114    650-685     659    154.00-157.00     156.18   Current Split Loads
  129    750-760     755    145.00-153.00     149.00   Current  
  178    800-815     810    144.00-146.00     144.67   Current  
   63      750       750       152.50         152.50   Feb      

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
             33      470       470       176.00         176.00   Current Split Loads

Replacement Cattle:
425 head:  Deliveries Current.

Bred Stock: Medium and Large 1:
   North Central: Current Delivery: Heifers 1040 lbs 5-7 months bred 
1850.00, 1050 lbs 8 months bred 2050.00.  
   West: Current Delivery: Heifers 1100-1225 lbs 6-8 months bred 
2050.00-2100.00.  
   Medium and Large 1-2: West: Current Delivery: Heifers 1070 lbs 6-8 months 
bred 1550.00. 

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Randy Hammerstrom 970-353-9750 
         Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/TO_LS180.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg