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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

5/21/2022

Total Run: 4,548

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 cattle too thinly traded for an accurate market trend. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 3.00 higher. Due to the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the next available report will be Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Supply included: 43% Feeder Cattle (36% Steers, 32% Heifers, 7% Bulls, 25% Dairy Heifers); 37% Slaughter Cattle (0% Heifers, 88% Cows, 11% Bulls); 20% Replacement Cattle (5% Stock Cows, 26% Bred Cows, 2% Bred Heifers, 65% Cow-Calf Pairs, 2% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 50%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 5/9/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,548 3,122 2,921 Feeder Cattle: 1,944(42.7%) 1,519(48.7%) 1,242(42.5%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,704(37.5%) 1,282(41.1%) 1,099(37.6%) Replacement Cattle: 900(19.8%) 321(10.3%) 580(19.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 195 195 0.0000 $878
500-600 181 187 198 $1,031
600-700 172.5 173 198 $1,121
700-800 156 156 198 $1,170

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 156 159 162 $875
600-700 159 159 162 $1,034
700-800 156 156 162 $1,170

*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 $102 $112

Total Run