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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/26/2022

Total Run: 2,372

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 3 Colorado auction markets included: Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand moderate. Receipts light this week with feeder steers selling mostly 6.00 to 11.00 lower on a light test. Trade mixed on feeder heifers with receipts too light for an accurate trend. Dairy feeder heifers sold 1.00 to 4.00 lower on a light test. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold unevenly steady. The next available report will be Monday, April 4, 2022.

Supply included: 55% Feeder Cattle (48% Steers, 45% Heifers, 3% Bulls, 5% Dairy Heifers); 42% Slaughter Cattle (95% Cows, 4% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 3% Replacement Cattle (22% Stock Cows, 17% Bred Cows, 61% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 60%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 3/14/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,372 6,561 1,926 Feeder Cattle: 1,303(54.9%) 5,037(76.8%) 882(45.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 993(41.9%) 1,108(16.9%) 635(33.0%) Replacement Cattle: 76(3.2%) 416(6.3%) 409(21.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 222 226 230 $792
400-500 209 212 230 $955
500-600 188 193 214 $1,063
600-700 164 179 187.5 $1,161
700-800 153.5 154 175 $1,151

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 181 186 190 $651
400-500 171 181 189 $813
500-600 154 162 189 $889
600-700 147 149 150 $969
700-800 139 150 150 $1,123

*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 $ $ $

Total Run