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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

1/22/2022

Total Run: 14,396

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 4 Colorado auction markets included Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, Centennial Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade moderate to active on moderate to good demand. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold mostly unevenly steady, and steers over 500 lbs sold 2.00 to 8.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 450 lbs sold mostly 6.00 to 9.00 lower, 450-750 lbs steady to 5.00 lower, and heifers over 750 lbs too thinly tested for an accurate market trend. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 3.00 to 5.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, January 31, 2022.

Supply included: 86% Feeder Cattle (57% Steers, 42% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 1% Dairy Heifers); 7% Slaughter Cattle (94% Cows, 6% Bulls); 7% Replacement Cattle (5% Stock Cows, 86% Bred Cows, 9% Bred Heifers, 0% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 60%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/10/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 14,396 25,202 16,098 Feeder Cattle: 12,318(85.6%) 22,211(88.1%) 13,459(83.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,030(7.2%) 1,744(6.9%) 603(3.7%) Replacement Cattle: 1,048(7.3%) 1,247(4.9%) 2,036(12.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 214 215 218 $537
300-400 226 235 240 $824
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 179 185 196 $648
400-500 166 177 184 $796
500-600 152 168 176 $923
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 $81 $93 $99

Total Run