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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

10/23/2021

Total Run: 11,914

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 4 Colorado auction markets included: Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, Sterling Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand moderate to good. Feeder steers under 450 lbs sold uneven, 450-700 lbs steady to 6.00 lower, and over 700 lbs mostly steady to 1.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 550 lbs sold mostly steady to 4.00 higher, 550-650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 lower, and over 550 lbs steady to 5.00 higher. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold 1.00 to 3.00 lower. Middle Aged stock cows sold mostly 1.00 to 3.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, November 1, 2021.

Supply included: 85% Feeder Cattle (57% Steers, 41% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 2% Dairy Heifers); 9% Slaughter Cattle (1% Heifers, 89% Cows, 9% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (57% Stock Cows, 39% Bred Cows, 1% Bred Heifers, 3% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 39%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 10/11/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 11,914 9,696 13,131 Feeder Cattle: 10,107(84.8%) 7,610(78.5%) 10,836(82.5%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,041(8.7%) 1,016(10.5%) 1,446(11.0%) Replacement Cattle: 766(6.4%) 1,070(11.0%) 849(6.5%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 220.5 221 0.0000 $551
300-400 190 200 219 $699
400-500 174 186 198 $839
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 182 185 189 $461
300-400 159 164 173 $573
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $65 $78 $89

Total Run