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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

1/15/2022

Total Run: 25,202

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 5 Colorado auction markets included: Sterling Livestock, Centennial Livestock, Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade active on moderate to good demand. The week was filled with Stock Show Specials. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold mostly 10.00 to 17.00 higher, 500-650 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher, and over 650 lbs mostly 1.00 to 2.00 lower with instances of 4.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 450 lbs sold 1.00 to 2.00 higher with instances of 8.00 higher, 450-550 lbs sold uneven, and over 550 lbs uneven at 2.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold unevenly steady from 1.00 lower to 2.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, January 24, 2022.

Supply included: 88% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 43% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 1% Dairy Heifers); 7% Slaughter Cattle (95% Cows, 5% Bulls); 5% Replacement Cattle (2% Stock Cows, 70% Bred Cows, 22% Bred Heifers, 5% Cow-Calf Pairs, 1% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 63%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/3/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 25,202 9,853 26,705 Feeder Cattle: 22,211(88.1%) 8,486(86.1%) 24,654(92.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,744(6.9%) 996(10.1%) 887(3.3%) Replacement Cattle: 1,247(4.9%) 371(3.8%) 1,164(4.4%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 223 234 245 $819
400-500 190 212 243 $953
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 185 196 207.5 $687
400-500 165 182 201 $820
500-600 152 168 185 $923
600-700 122 153 166.75 $997
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 $80 $91 $98

Total Run