High Plains weekly weighted average direct slaughter cattle sales for the week ending June 9, totaled 90,910 head selling, compared to 85,667 head a week ago and 116,320 head a year ago, according to the USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, Missouri.

The report was based on sales from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Minnesota feedlots.

Steers: Live FOB basis, over 80% Choice, 16,601 head, 1,250 to 1,550 lbs., 110.00 to 117.50, (114.11); 65 to 80% Choice, 12,746 head, 1,250 to 1,500 lbs., 112.00 to 115.00 (113.42); 35 to 65% Choice, 2,155 head, 1,180 to 1,350 lbs., 112.00 to 114.00 (112.97). Dress delivered basis, over 80% Choice, 9,533 head, 797 to 988 lbs., 182.00 to 188.00 (184.24); 65 to 80% Choice, 7,786 head, 728 to 992 lbs., 182.00 to 186.00 (184.22); 35 to 65% Choice, 175 head, 803 to 803 lbs., 183.00 to 183.00 (183.00); 0 to 35% Choice, 81 head, 913 lbs., 183.00. Live delivered basis, over 80% Choice, 822 head, 1,375 to 1,475 lbs., 115.50 to 117.65 (116.36); 65 to 80% Choice, 546 head, 1,385 lbs., 115.00. Dressed FOB basis, over 80% Choice, 1,504 head, 851 to 934 lbs., 182.00 to 184.00 (182.93).

Heifers: Live FOB basis, over 80% Choice, 11,592 head, 1,150 to 1,375 lbs., 111.00 to 115.50 (113.64); 65 to 80% Choice, 6,922 head, 1,130 to 1,350 lbs., 112.00 to 115.00 (113.36); 35 to 65% Choice, 686 head, 1,125 to 1,260 lbs., 111.00 to 114.00 (112.54). Dress delivered basis, over 80% Choice, 2,567 head, 688 to 875 lbs., 181.00 to 186.00 (184.14); 65 to 80% Choice, 1,145 head, 711 to 813 lbs., 183.00 to 186.00 (183.10) Live delivered basis, over 80% Choice, 469 head, 1,250 to 1,300 lbs., 115.00 to 117.50 (115.57).

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