Current Market Report April 17, 2014

Weigh Cows

  • Low Yield Cows
  • Medium Yield Cows
  • High Yield Cows
  • 73.00 - 83.00
  • 87.00 - 99.00
  • 100.00 - 111.00

Bred Cows

  • 3 X Bred
  • 6 Red
  • 1 Blk
  • 3 Red 
  • 4 Red
  • $1460.00
  • $1385.00
  • $1300.00
  • $1310.00
  • $1250.00


Steers
  • 6 English X
  • 9 Blk
  • 16 Blk
  • 19 Blk
  • 4 Blk
  • 8 Blk
  • 5 Blk
  • 2 Blk
  • 6 Blk
  • 3 Blk
  • 309
  • 303
  • 381
  • 439
  • 423
  • 456
  • 484
  • 563
  • 518
  • 652
  • $260.00
  • $259.00
  • $250.00
  • $239.00
  • $238.00
  • $226.00
  • $219.00
  • $215.00
  • $215.00
  • $197.00

Steers

  • Pounds
  • 200-300
  • 300-400
  • 400-500
  • 500-600
  • 600-700
  • Avg - High
  • No Test
  • 236.00 - 260.00
  • 212.00 -239.00
  • 195.00 - 215.00
  • 177.00 - 197.00

Auction Summary

We sold 833 head this week. Light calves stronger this week and we had several good calves to offer.  Big calves were steady with last week. Bred cows and pairs were steady with last week. Wiegh cows and bulls were $1 to $3 higher this week. 

~Do to the great increase in our market it is getting higher and higher to sell your cattle. We at WLA want to continue to sell them and keep it affordable for the producer. In doing so we have decided to drop our commission to 2.95%. this will be affective as of April 17th and again we want to thank our buyers and sellers for your continued support it is greatly appreciated.

May 1st is our annual Stocker Feeder Sale as well as our Costumer Appreciation BBQ. Hope to see you here.

Consigned for May 1st: 

                 1 good young jersey nurse cow (just                       came fresh)

                 25 calf roping calves (fresh)

                 600 Stocker cattle already consigned 

Attention: "WOLVES" ARE ON THE AGENDA FOR RELEASE IN COCHISE COUNTY AGAIN! Protect yoursevels and show your support for Senat Bill 1211, by calling your representative commenting at http://www.regulations.gov search for docket No.FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0073. Thank you all for your help in these trying times!

We would like to thank our buyers and consigners for their continued support.

Thank you,
Sonny Shores

Trucking

If you are in need of a truck, the following trucks are available locally.

  • Billy Resor: 520-384-5224
  • Joe Mike: 520-203-4468
  • Tom Hardesty: 520-909-0233
  • Dewitt Cattle Co 520-604-0378
  • Scott Alder; 928-965-1708
  • Gary Ely 520-850-2085

Weigh Bulls

  • Low Yield Bulls
  • Medium Yield Bulls
  • High Yield Bulls
  • 90.00 - 103.00
  • 105.00 - 113.00
  • 115.00 - 122.00

Pairs

  • 3 Red
  • 1 Blk
  • 1 Blk
  • 1 Blk
  • 7 Red
  • $1835.00
  • $1825.00
  • $1750.00
  • $1660.00
  • $1600.00

Heifers

  • 6 English X
  • 4 English X
  • 3 Blk
  • 7 Blk
  • 10 Blk
  • 3 English X
  • 3 Blk
  • 3 Red
  • 2 Brindle 
  • 2 Red
  • 328
  • 321
  • 433
  • 443
  • 451
  • 465
  • 493
  • 495
  • 528
  • 500
  • $235.00
  • $225.00
  • $217.00
  • $214.00
  • $210.00
  • $208.00
  • $197.00
  • $193.00
  • $190.00
  • $198.00

Heifers

  • Pounds
  • 200-300
  • 300-400
  • 400-500
  • 500-600
  • 600-700
  • Avg - High
  • 204.00 - 226.00
  • 205.00 - 235.00
  • 201.00 - 217.00
  • 173.00 - 194.00
  • 159.00 - 180.00

Import/Brand Information

Attn: NEW MEXICO RANCHERS: The protocol New Mexico is able to follow can be expressed as follows:

  • 1. New Mexico Brand inspectors will conduct their routine inspection.
  • 2. Upon inspection, the NM Brand inspector will deliver NM official ID, to be placed on the animals prior to shipping or at the Livestock Auction Facility.
  • 3. The Brand Inspection Certificate will contain official ID numbers listed in group lots.
  • 4. The New Mexico livestock owner will be responsible to contact the Arizona Department of Agriculture State Veterinarian's office (602-542-4293) for the Arizona Entry Permit number. That number will be placed on the inspection certificate.
  • 5. The foregoing applies only to cattle from non- quarantined areas and that have a destination of an Arizona Livestock Auction.
  • * If you need an inspection in Arizona, please call 800-294-0305.

    **We have recently been notified by the AZ Department of Agriculture that the import requirements have changed. All cattle crossing the state line must have a prior import permit (602-542-4293), livestock inspection certificate, If you have any questions, contact the state vet at 602-542-4293.

    Cows to be preg checked must be in the yard by Wednesday @ 5:00pm in order to be checked.

    ADA Inspectors will not accept any un-peeled fresh brands or no brands except calves with their mothers or accompanied by a form 1 inspection.
    As per ADA: We are no longer accepting fresh brands or no brands unless inspected at point of origin. NO EXCEPTIONS!

    As of December 31, 2003, US Secretary of Agriculture announced that effectively immediately USDA will ban all downer cattle from the human food chain. In light of this announcement, effective immediately our market facility will no longer permit non-ambulatory (USDA has defined non-ambulatory as disabled and unable to stand, walk or rise on their own), or bad/cancer eye cattle to be off-loaded at our livestock market nor will they be sold for slaughter.