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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Most Recent Report

2/4/2023

Total Run: 9,848

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 were moderate to good. In the feeder cattle supply, steers under 500 lbs sold mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower, 500-700 lbs sold 3.00 to 6.00 higher and 700-850 lb steers sold 8.00 to 10.00 higher. Heifers under 750 lbs sold 2.00 to 7.00 higher with instances of 11.00 higher. Trade was too limited to trend on heifers over 750 lbs. Feeder Dairy heifers sold unevenly steady. Average dressing slaughter cows sold 4.00 to 9.00 higher, bulls 3.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, February 13, 2023.

Supply included: 90% Feeder Cattle (52% Steers, 44% Heifers, 2% Bulls, 2% Dairy Heifers); 10% Slaughter Cattle (0% Heifers, 95% Cows, 5% Bulls); 0% Replacement Cattle (60% Stock Cows, 20% Bred Cows, 5% Bred Heifers, 15% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 57%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/23/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 9,848 4,681 7,317 Feeder Cattle: 8,837(89.7%) 3,117(66.6%) 6,292(86.0%) Slaughter Cattle: 991(10.1%) 1,429(30.5%) 829(11.3%) Replacement Cattle: 20(0.2%) 135(2.9%) 196(2.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 270 270 0.0000 $675
300-400 244 261 272 $914
400-500 220 236 261 $1,063
500-600 198 215 231 $1,182
600-700 177 196 222.5 $1,276
700-800 177.5 185 196.5 $1,388

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 234 238 0.0000 $595
300-400 201 216 230 $756
400-500 189 197 220 $887
500-600 170 188 203 $1,032
600-700 170 180 189 $1,169
700-800 153 167 175.75 $1,254

*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 $96 $101 $112

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