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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

4/23/2022

Total Run: 4,197

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 3 Colorado auction markets included: Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Feeder steers under 550 lbs too thinly traded to trend. Steers 550-800 lbs sold steady to 3.00 higher, and over 800 lbs steady to 2.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 450 lbs were lightly tested, selling 8.00 lower, 450-600 lbs 1.00 to 3.00 lower, and over 600 lbs 3.00 to 5.00 higher. Feeder dairy heifers over 900 lbs sold mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower on a light test. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold unevenly steady. The next available report will be Monday, May 2, 2022.

Supply included: 74% Feeder Cattle (47% Steers, 43% Heifers, 11% Dairy Heifers); 24% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 2% Replacement Cattle (37% Stock Cows, 21% Bred Cows, 16% Bred Heifers, 26% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 56%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/11/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,197 4,732 4,639 Feeder Cattle: 3,115(74.2%) 2,842(60.1%) 3,032(65.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 990(23.6%) 1,339(28.3%) 903(19.5%) Replacement Cattle: 92(2.2%) 551(11.6%) 704(15.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 208 209 210 $732
400-500 186 193 205 $868
500-600 186 191 199 $1,049
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 190 193 0.0000 $676
400-500 161 173 180 $780
500-600 161 167 174 $917
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 $103 $108 $118

Total Run