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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

2/13/2021

Total Run: 7,391

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 500 lbs traded 3.00 to 4.00 lower with instances of sharply lower, 500-650 lbs uneven trading 1.00 lower to 2.00 higher, and over 650 lbs steady to 2.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 550 lbs traded uneven at 3.00 lower to 3.00 higher, 550-750 lbs steady to 4.00 lower with no comparable trades on heifers over 750 lbs. In the slaughter cow supply, average dressing Breakers, Boners and Leans traded 4.00 to 7.00 higher. Average dressing Bulls 6.00 higher. Stock cows traded steady to 5.00 higher. Bred cattle too thinly tested to trend. The next available report will be Monday, February 22, 2021.

Supply included: 72% Feeder Cattle (60% Steers, 39% Heifers, 1% Bulls); 12% Slaughter Cattle (0% Heifers, 90% Cows, 10% Bulls); 16% Replacement Cattle (20% Stock Cows, 57% Bred Cows, 22% Bred Heifers, 1% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 58%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/1/2021 Last Year Total Receipts: 7,391 10,756 5,725 Feeder Cattle: 5,323(72.0%) 9,223(85.7%) 5,558(97.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 876(11.9%) 872(8.1%) 130(2.3%) Replacement Cattle: 1,192(16.1%) 661(6.1%) 37(0.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 201 201 0.0000 $503
300-400 186 192 193 $673
400-500 181 188 196.5 $846
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 156 161 158 $565
400-500 146 157 165.5 $709
500-600 133 144 153.75 $793
600-700 125 134 140.5 $869
700-800 119 127 134 $950

*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 $88 $93 $100

Total Run