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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

1/29/2022

Total Run: 5,462

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 on feeder cattle and good to very good on slaughter cows and bulls. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold 7.00 to 8.00 lower with instances of sharply lower, and steers over 500 lbs sold steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 500 lbs sold uneven from 2.00 lower to 3.00 higher, and heifers over 500 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeder dairy heifers sold mostly steady to 3.00 higher on a light test. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher with instances of 10.00 higher.

Supply included: 56% Feeder Cattle (49% Steers, 47% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 4% Dairy Heifers); 20% Slaughter Cattle (94% Cows, 6% Bulls); 24% Replacement Cattle (4% Stock Cows, 81% Bred Cows, 14% Bred Heifers, 1% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 55%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/17/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 5,462 14,396 6,077 Feeder Cattle: 3,045(55.7%) 12,318(85.6%) 3,567(58.7%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,098(20.1%) 1,030(7.2%) 469(7.7%) Replacement Cattle: 1,319(24.1%) 1,048(7.3%) 2,041(33.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 218 218 221 $765
400-500 192 202 221 $909
500-600 187 194 199 $1,068
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 184 186 188 $652
400-500 173 178 184 $803
500-600 150 155 164 $855
600-700 146 150 157 $972
700-800 140.5 149 147 $1,121

*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 $90 $98 $104

Total Run