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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

10/29/2022

Total Run: 11,568

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 4 Colorado auction markets included Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, Sterling Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand mostly moderate to good. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold mostly 7.00-10.00 higher, 500-600 lbs mostly steady to 4.00 higher, 600-700 lbs mostly 3.00-5.00 higher, and over 700 lbs mostly steady to 2.00 higher with instances 8.00-10.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 550 lbs sold mostly 2.00-8.00 higher, and over 550 lbs 2.00-5.00 higher. Feeder dairy heifers mostly steady. Average dressing slaughter cows mostly 1.00-3.00 higher. Slaughter bulls sold mostly steady to 2.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, November 7, 2022.

Supply included: 81% Feeder Cattle (56% Steers, 42% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 2% Dairy Heifers); 19% Slaughter Cattle (0% Steers, 0% Heifers, 94% Cows, 5% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (58% Stock Cows, 42% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 48%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 10/17/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 11,568 12,320 14,199 Feeder Cattle: 9,337(80.7%) 10,481(85.1%) 10,516(74.1%) Slaughter Cattle: 2,167(18.7%) 1,687(13.7%) 1,837(12.9%) Replacement Cattle: 64(0.6%) 152(1.2%) 1,846(13.0%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 202.5 211 227.5 $738
400-500 186 212 242.5 $952
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 176 188 214 $659
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
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 $90 $95 $99

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