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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/19/2022

Total Run: 6,561

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 were moderate to good. Feeder steers under 650 lbs sold mostly 4.00 to 8.00 lower, and over 650 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 600 lbs sold mostly 6.00 to 8.00 with instances of sharply lower, and heifers over 600 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to 6.00 higher. Dairy feeder heifers over 850 lbs sold mostly steady to 2.00 lower on a light test. Average dressing slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 3.00 higher with average dressing slaughter bulls selling steady. The bulk of feeder cattle offerings this week weighed between 500 and 850 lbs. The next available report will be Monday, March 28, 2022.

Supply included: 77% Feeder Cattle (55% Steers, 41% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 2% Dairy Heifers); 17% Slaughter Cattle (90% Cows, 10% Bulls); 6% Replacement Cattle (16% Stock Cows, 37% Bred Cows, 40% Bred Heifers, 7% Cow-Calf Pairs, 0% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 55%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 3/7/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 6,561 9,493 3,304 Feeder Cattle: 5,037(76.8%) 8,028(84.6%) 2,088(63.2%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,108(16.9%) 858(9.0%) 373(11.3%) Replacement Cattle: 416(6.3%) 607(6.4%) 843(25.5%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 196 217 226 $759
400-500 212 220 227 $989
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 186 186 0.0000 $651
400-500 169 179 184 $805
500-600 154 169 184 $929
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 $95 $106 $113

Total Run