April 8, 2015
Holiday Inn / Visalia, California

Printable USDA Report


Western Video Market
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/08/2015

Total receipts:  16,140

   Demand good. The supply included 99 percent feeder cattle with the balance 
being cow/calf pairs, bred cows and bred heifers.  Feeder supply included 66 
percent steers and 34 percent heifers.  About 87 percent of the feeder supply 
weighed over 600 lbs.  The supply consisted of 100 percent from the Western 
region. All sales FOB with a 2-3 percent shrink or equivalent and with a 10-20 
cent slide on calves from base weight. Deliveries current through November 2015 
on feeder cattle. The next sale will be April 30, 2015.


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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
  111      475       475       317.00         317.00   Current  
  260    500-530     518    288.00-290.00     288.74   Current  
             45      510       510       284.00         284.00   Current Split Loads
  339    580-590     586    269.00-274.50     271.36   Current  
       238    615-625     622    258.00-260.00     259.33   Current Calves
             80      625       625       270.00         270.00   Current Value Added
       362    650-700     668    240.00-252.00     245.50   Current Calves
      148      650       650       263.00         263.00   Current Fancy
  268      740       740    227.50-228.00     227.63   Current  
       140      725       725       227.00         227.00   Current Calves
            210      700       700       242.50         242.50   Current Source/Aged
       126      770       770       224.00         224.00   Current Calves
      320      760       760       233.00         233.00   Current Fancy
             39      780       780       220.00         220.00   Current Split Loads
   70      840       840       210.00         210.00   Current  
 1071    850-885     865    196.50-208.50     203.68   Current  
 2718    900-925     921    193.00-195.50     194.19   Current  
 1730      950       950    190.00-192.75     191.85   Current  
  425     1075      1075       160.00         160.00   Current  
  230      820       820       212.00         212.00   Apr-May  
   87      565       565       275.50         275.50   May      
   80      700       700       230.00         230.00   Nov      

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   88      540       540       262.00         262.00   Current  
             15      510       510       261.00         261.00   Current Split Loads
        76      635       635       250.00         250.00   Current Calves
            150    575-590     577    247.50-254.00     253.11   Current Split Loads
   72      640       640       249.00         249.00   Current  
  138      720       720       239.50         239.50   Current  
   65      775       775       210.00         210.00   Current  
  196      890       890    193.00-194.00     193.69   Current  
   55      960       960       176.00         176.00   Apr-May  
   68      690       690       243.00         243.00   May      
           70      680       680       220.00         220.00   May     Brahman X
        62      675       675       237.00         237.00   May     Calves
             50      650       650       239.00         239.00   May     Split Loads
  114      840       840       204.00         204.00   May      
             46      625       625       248.00         248.00   Nov     Split Loads

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  104      445       445       293.00         293.00   Current  
             45      490       490       264.00         264.00   Current Split Loads
             97      485       485       299.00         299.00   Current Value Added
             97      515       515       300.50         300.50   Current Value Added
   70      575       575       247.00         247.00   Current  
   73      610       610       249.00         249.00   Current  
       160    600-625     612    243.00-246.00     244.53   Current Calves
  376    650-675     670    231.00-240.00     234.69   Current  
        72      675       675       230.00         230.00   Current Calves
  329    720-740     731    212.00-214.00     213.19   Current  
             66      700       700       245.00         245.00   Current Value Added
  190      770       770       209.00         209.00   Current  
             65      765       765       245.00         245.00   Current Replacement
             25      760       760       215.00         215.00   Current Split Loads
            185      765       765       245.50         245.50   Current Value Added
 1951    800-845     824    190.50-195.00     192.40   Current  
            184      800       800    214.00-215.00     214.67   Current Replacement
   57      850       850       185.00         185.00   Current  
            104      860       860       239.00         239.00   Current Value Added
             25     1050      1050       166.00         166.00   Current Replacement
  122      825       825       190.00         190.00   Apr-May  
  189      760       760       204.00         204.00   May      

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
             75      510       510       251.00         251.00   Current Split Loads
            130      555       555       234.00         234.00   Current Split Loads
             60      620       620       235.50         235.50   Current Split Loads
  200      785       785       198.00         198.00   Current  
  124      790       790       191.00         191.00   Apr-May  
             25      625       625       224.00         224.00   May     Split Loads
             36      585       585       238.00         238.00   Nov     Split Loads

   Replacement Cattle:  Medium and Large 1-2 Heifers 1160 lbs 1-2 months bred 
3400.00, 1150 lbs 4 months bred 3075.00; Young 1225 lbs 1-2 months bred 2210.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1200 lbs with 150 lb calves 
3500.00; Aged 1200 lbs with 150 lb calves 2225.00.

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Heath Dewey970-353-9750 
         Greeley.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/TO_LS180.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg