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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

4/30/2022

Total Run: 2,565

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 3 Colorado auction markets included: Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Demand ranged from moderate to good. Feeder steers weighing 500-550 and 600-700 lbs sold firm on a light test. All other weight classes too lightly tested. Feeder heifers 400-600 lbs sold mostly 3.00 to 6.00 lower; 650-750 lbs sold unevenly, from 4.00 lower to 4.00 higher; all other weight classes too lightly tested. Feeder dairy heifers over 900 lbs sold mostly steady to 2.00 lower and average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 4.00 lower. The next available report will be Monday, May 9, 2022.

Supply included: 63% Feeder Cattle (26% Steers, 54% Heifers, 3% Bulls, 17% Dairy Heifers); 33% Slaughter Cattle (91% Cows, 9% Bulls); 4% Replacement Cattle (41% Stock Cows, 17% Bred Cows, 1% Bred Heifers, 38% Cow-Calf Pairs, 4% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 62%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/18/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 2,565 4,197 2,893 Feeder Cattle: 1,613(62.9%) 3,115(74.2%) 1,498(51.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 845(32.9%) 990(23.6%) 853(29.5%) Replacement Cattle: 107(4.2%) 92(2.2%) 542(18.7%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 192 192 0.0000 $864
500-600 186 191 195 $1,053
600-700 181 185 186 $1,205
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 165 172 174 $774
500-600 158 165 167.5 $905
600-700 127.5 158 162 $1,027
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 $104 $112

Total Run