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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/12/2022

Total Run: 9,493

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 4 Colorado auction markets included: Centennial Livestock, Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand moderate to good. Feeder steers under 550 lbs sold unevenly steady with the exception of 450-500 lbs steers which sold 10.00 higher. Steers 550-650 lbs sold 9.00 to 11.00 higher. Steers over 650 lbs sold mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower on a light test. Feeder heifers under 600 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to 3.00 higher. Heifers weighing 600-750 lbs sold 6.00 to 10.00 lower. Heifers weighing over 750 lbs sold mostly 3.00 lower. Feeder dairy heifers over 800 lbs sold unevenly steady. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold 1.00 to 3.00 lower. The next available report will be Monday, March 21, 2022.

Supply included: 85% Feeder Cattle (34% Steers, 16% Dairy Steers, 39% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 10% Dairy Heifers); 9% Slaughter Cattle (88% Cows, 11% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 6% Replacement Cattle (90% Bred Cows, 6% Bred Heifers, 4% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 47%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/28/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 9,493 8,015 9,886 Feeder Cattle: 8,028(84.6%) 6,841(85.4%) 8,161(82.6%) Slaughter Cattle: 858(9.0%) 1,088(13.6%) 596(6.0%) Replacement Cattle: 607(6.4%) 86(1.1%) 1,129(11.4%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 225 226 234 $789
400-500 216 227 240 $1,024
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 185 190 193 $857
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 $88 $102 $116

Total Run