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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

9/10/2022

Total Run: 3,204

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 3 Colorado auction markets included: La Junta Livestock, Sterling Livestock and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand were moderate to good. Feeder cattle too thinly traded from the prior week for an accurate trend, but buyers are indicating that premiums will be paid for long weaned, vaccinated calves. Average dressing slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower, bulls sold 7.00 lower. The next available report will be Monday, September 19, 2022.

Supply included: 70% Feeder Cattle (61% Steers, 29% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 9% Dairy Heifers); 27% Slaughter Cattle (1% Steers, 89% Cows, 9% Bulls, 1% Dairy Heifers); 2% Replacement Cattle (100% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 56%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 8/29/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,204 3,167 3,256 Feeder Cattle: 2,252(70.3%) 2,781(87.8%) 2,598(79.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 874(27.3%) 380(12.0%) 596(18.3%) Replacement Cattle: 78(2.4%) 6(0.2%) 62(1.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 235 241 239 $845
400-500 202 215 239 $969
500-600 181 205 216 $1,130
600-700 181 187 196 $1,216
700-800 163 180 189.5 $1,352

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 211 211 0.0000 $528
300-400 209 216 220 $755
400-500 182 195 207 $878
500-600 172 181 187 $994
600-700 169 175 182.5 $1,138
700-800 161 165 168 $1,236

*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 $100 $105 $111

Total Run