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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

4/16/2022

Total Run: 4,732

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 were moderate to good. Feeder steers too thinly traded on calves weighing under 800 lbs for an accurate trend, but lower undertones noted. Steers over 800 lbs lightly tested trading steady to 3.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 750 lbs too thinly traded for an accurate trend, but lower undertones noted. Heifers over 750 lightly tested trading steady to 3.00 higher. Dairy heifers too thinly traded this week for an accurate trend. Average dressing slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 4.00 lower while the bulls sold 3.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, April, 25, 2022.

Supply included: 60% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 37% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 6% Dairy Heifers); 28% Slaughter Cattle (88% Cows, 9% Bulls, 3% Dairy Heifers); 12% Replacement Cattle (7% Stock Cows, 36% Bred Cows, 7% Bred Heifers, 43% Cow-Calf Pairs, 6% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 79%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/4/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,732 8,848 4,099 Feeder Cattle: 2,842(60.1%) 7,815(88.3%) 1,856(45.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,339(28.3%) 915(10.3%) 880(21.5%) Replacement Cattle: 551(11.6%) 118(1.3%) 1,363(33.3%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 210 210 0.0000 $735
400-500 206 206 0.0000 $927
500-600 178 195 205 $1,072
600-700 157 173 178 $1,127
700-800 164.5 165 166 $1,237

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 186 186 0.0000 $465
300-400 175 175 0.0000 $613
400-500 165 170 180 $763
500-600 164 166 170 $916
600-700 160 163 166 $1,056
700-800 140 143 144 $1,075

*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 $109 $120

Total Run