May 21, 2015
Shasta Livestock / Cottonwood, California

Printable USDA Report


             Total feeder cattle receipts:  5941

   Demand good. The supply included 91 percent feeder cattle with the balance 
being cow/calf pairs, bred cows, and bred heifers.  Feeder supply included 77.5 
percent steers and 22.5 percent heifers.  About 86 percent of the feeder supply 
weighed over 600 lbs.  The supply consisted of 96 percent from the Western 
region and 4 percent from the North Central region. All sales FOB with a 1-3 
percent shrink or equivalent and with a 08-18 cent slide on calves from base 
weight. Feeder cattle deliveries were current through October 2015. The next 
sale will be June 11, 2015.

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         Northcentral 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
  240      425       425       350.00         350.00   Sep      
 
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        Western States: Arizona, Nevada, Utah, California
                   Idaho, Washington and Oregon.
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   80      650       650       255.50         255.50   Current  
   50      650       650       251.00         251.00   Current Split Loads
   74      700       700       235.50         235.50   Current  
  391    750-775     762    207.00-214.75     211.05   Current  
  309    800-825     819    201.50-209.50     205.55   Current  
   60      850       850       199.00         199.00   Current  
  175    900-930     911    183.00-194.50     190.14   Current  
   56      950       950       185.00         185.00   Current  
   83      585       585       255.00         255.00   Jun      
  242    600-625     617    249.00-255.50     253.36   Jun      
  410    700-725     716    235.75-240.00     237.17   Jun      
  130      775       775       207.00         207.00   Jun      
  620    775-785     778    229.00-236.85     234.30   Jun     Value Added
  420      825       825    203.50-209.00     206.64   Jun      
  240      850       850    214.50-217.00     215.75   Jun     Value Added
   57      900       900       187.00         187.00   Jun      

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   40      595       595       243.50         243.50   Current Split Loads
   75      650       650       240.00         240.00   Current  
  207    710-725     720    216.00-221.00     219.00   Current  
  134      725       725       224.50         224.50   Jun      
   45      660       660       224.00         224.00   Jul     Split Loads
   45      560       560       240.00         240.00   Sep-Oct Split Loads

                     Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  280      720       720       220.00         220.00   Current  

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   82      600       600       232.00         232.00   Current  
   25      625       625       236.00         236.00   Current Split Loads
   80      650       650       226.00         226.00   Current  
  270    700-710     703    205.50-206.10     205.94   Current  
  127      830       830    190.00-195.00     192.76   Current  
   60      850       850       188.00         188.00   Current  
  168      585       585       246.00         246.00   Jun      
   73      685       685       210.00         210.00   Jun      
   70      700       700       209.00         209.00   Jun      
   57      850       850       182.50         182.50   Jun      
   40      635       635       214.00         214.00   Jul     Split Loads

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   47      525       525       228.50         228.50   Current Split Loads
  150      640       640       217.00         217.00   Current  
   45      540       540       228.00         228.00   Sep-Oct Split Loads

Replacement Cattle:
573 head: Deliveries all current.

Bred Stock: Medium and Large 1: 
   West: Current delivery: Heifers 1025-1035 lbs 2-5 months bred 2500.00-
2800.00, 1025 lbs 1-2 months bred 2375.00; Young 1400 lbs 4 months bred 2800.00; 
Middle Aged 1400 lbs 4 months bred 2300.00.
 
Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1: 
   West: current delivery: Young 1225 lbs with 200 lb calves 3350.00.

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