The combined sales volume in Wyoming, western Nebraska and western North and South Dakota totaled 3,400 head for the week-ending June 10, compared to 2,925 head last week and 4,200 head last year, according to the USDA market News Service, Torrington, WY.

At Wyoming auctions feeder steers and heifers sold steady to $3 higher. In the direct trade this week feeders were not well tested. For direct sales, unless otherwise noted prices are FOB weighing point witha 2 to 3% shrink or equivalent and with a 5 to 10 cent slide on calves and 3 to 6 cent slide on yearlings from base weight and for immediate delivery unless otherwise noted. Steers accounted for approximately 33% and heifers 67% of the total supply. Supply was 85% over 600 pounds, with the direct trade accounting for 1,985 head of the weekly total.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, auctions, 450 to 480 lbs., 98.00 to 109.00; 575 to 595 lbs., 86.00 to 92.50; 620 to 635 lbs., 92.75 to 96.50; 670 to 690 lbs., 85.00 to 90.25; 730 to 775 lbs., 79.00 to 86.00; 875 lbs., 81.00; 900 to 950 lbs., 74.25 to 75.35. Direct, 700 lbs., 91.25 delivered; 850 lbs., 85.00 to 86.00 Sep/Oct.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, auctions: 375 lbs., 103.50; 440 to 450 lbs., 95.00 to 104.00; 535 to 550 lbs., 87.00 to 96.00; 585 to 600 lbs., 85.00 to 88.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 84.50 to 94.00; 725 to 760 lbs., 82.50 to 88.30; 835 to 890 lbs., 76.35 to 79.25; 900 to 925 lbs., 75.50 to 76.30. Direct, 740 lbs., 79.50 to 85.00 delivered; 800 lbs., 82.00 to 83.00 Sep/Oct; 850 lbs., 75.50.

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