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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

8/13/2022

Total Run: 1,653

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 2 Colorado auction markets included: Sterling Livestock and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand were moderate to good. Feeder steers and heifers too thinly traded to trend. 950-1200 lb feeder dairy heifers sold mostly 2.00 to 4.00 higher on a light test. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 1.00 to 2.00 higher with instances of 4.00 to 5.00 higher. Offerings of stock cows, bred cows and cow/calf pairs were light this week. Auction markets are looking to transition out of their summer schedules in early September. The next available report will be Monday, August 22, 2022.

Supply included: 48% Feeder Cattle (37% Steers, 1% Dairy Steers, 42% Heifers, 4% Bulls, 16% Dairy Heifers); 49% Slaughter Cattle (1% Heifers, 95% Cows, 4% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 3% Replacement Cattle (68% Stock Cows, 30% Bred Cows, 3% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 60%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 8/1/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 1,653 2,253 1,540 Feeder Cattle: 798(48.3%) 1,710(75.9%) 1,079(70.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 813(49.2%) 527(23.4%) 461(29.9%) Replacement Cattle: 42(2.5%) 16(0.7%) 0(0.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 281 281 0.0000 $703
300-400 258.5 259 0.0000 $905
400-500 215 215 0.0000 $968
500-600 $--
600-700 194 194 0.0000 $1,261
700-800 182 184 0.0000 $1,376

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 230 232 233 $580
300-400 225 236 242 $827
400-500 194 194 242 $873
500-600 172 175 180 $963
600-700 172.5 173 176.5 $1,125
700-800 171.5 172 176.5 $1,286

*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 $109 $115 $118

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