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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/5/2022

Total Run: 8,015

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. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold 10.00 to 15.00 higher on a light test, 500-700 lbs mostly 2.00 to 7.00 higher, 700-800 lbs 3.00 lower and over 800 lbs 8.00 to 14.00 lower on a light test. Feeder heifers under 700 lbs sold mostly 1.00 to 3.00 higher on a thin test, and over 700 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 lower on a thin test. Feeder dairy heifers sold unevenly steady. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, March 14, 2022.

Supply included: 85% Feeder Cattle (44% Steers, 54% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 2% Dairy Heifers); 14% Slaughter Cattle (0% Heifers, 86% Cows, 13% Bulls, 1% Dairy Heifers); 1% Replacement Cattle (81% Stock Cows, 19% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 70%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/21/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 8,015 2,612 10,259 Feeder Cattle: 6,841(85.4%) 2,078(79.6%) 9,259(90.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,088(13.6%) 515(19.7%) 604(5.9%) Replacement Cattle: 86(1.1%) 19(0.7%) 396(3.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 220 228 229 $798
400-500 210 221 228 $995
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 190 190 0.0000 $665
400-500 170 187 198.5 $841
500-600 $--
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 $101 $107 $114

Total Run