March 6, 2015
Shasta Livestock Auction / Cottonwood, California

Printable USDA Report


Total receipts:  2041

   Demand moderate to good. The supply included 96 percent feeder cattle with 
the balance replacement cattle.  Feeder supply included 45 percent steers and 55 
percent heifers.  About 90 percent of the feeder supply weighed over 600 lbs.  
The supply consisted of 100 percent from the Western 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 May 2015 on feeder cattle. The next 
Western Video Market sale will be April 8, 2015 in Visalia, California.

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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
   67      690       690       229.50         229.50   Current  
   75      745       745       213.00         213.00   Current  
   70      820       820    196.00-197.00     196.64   Current  
   93    900-920     911    177.50-182.00     180.09   Current  
             81      930       930       177.00         177.00   Current Value Added
  185      725       725       231.00         231.00   Apr      
            205      825       825       210.00         210.00   May     Value Added

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   34      810       810       189.00         189.00   Current  

           Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   72      875       875       199.00         199.00   Current  

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   94      500       500       289.00         289.00   Current  
   77      635       635       242.00         242.00   Current  
   72      675       675       206.50         206.50   Current  
   62    760-775     770    183.00-187.00     184.27   Current  
   73    825-835     827    169.50-174.50     173.46   Current  
       31      850       850       186.00         186.00   Current Fancy
             70      725       725       222.00         222.00   Mar-Apr Value Added
  180      800       800       228.00         228.00   Mar-Apr  
   90      530       530       269.00         269.00   Apr      
            240      775       775       205.00         205.00   May     Value Added

            Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   80      790       790       199.00         199.00   Current 

Replacement Cattle:
90 head: Deliveries Current.

   Bred Stock: Medium and Large 1: 
   West: Current delivery: Heifers 900 lbs 8 months bred $2200. 

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