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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

5/14/2022

Total Run: 3,122

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 to good. Feeder steers and heifers too thinly traded for an accurate market trend. Average dressing slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower. Average dressing slaughter bulls sold 1.00 lower. The next available report will be Monday, May 23, 2022.

Supply included: 49% Feeder Cattle (39% Steers, 48% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 11% Dairy Heifers); 41% Slaughter Cattle (88% Cows, 8% Bulls, 4% Dairy Heifers); 10% Replacement Cattle (11% Stock Cows, 30% Bred Cows, 5% Bred Heifers, 37% Cow-Calf Pairs, 17% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 43%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/2/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,122 6,545 3,240 Feeder Cattle: 1,519(48.7%) 4,794(73.2%) 1,274(39.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,282(41.1%) 1,375(21.0%) 930(28.7%) Replacement Cattle: 321(10.3%) 376(5.7%) 1,036(32.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 181 184 196 $827
500-600 193.5 194 194 $1,066
600-700 182 185 185 $1,200
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 161 164 163 $739
500-600 156.5 159 165 $875
600-700 153 153 165 $995
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 $94 $101 $112

Total Run