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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

11/5/2022

Total Run: 14,156

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 5 Colorado auction markets included: Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, Sterling Livestock, Centennial Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand moderate to good. Feeder steers under 400 lbs sold sharply higher on light trades, 400-600 lbs sold 4.00 to 8.00 higher, 600-750 lbs 3.00 to 4.00 higher, and offerings were light on steers weighing over 750 lbs trading mostly 2.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeder heifers under 400 lbs were 6.00 to 10.00 higher on light offerings, 400-750 lbs mostly 3.00 lower, 750-900 lbs mostly 5.00 to 8.00 lower, and trade mixed on heifers over 900 lbs. Feeder dairy heifers over 900 lbs sold unevenly steady on light offerings. Bred cow offerings were mostly in the 1st and 2nd trimester. The next available report will be Monday, November 14, 2022.

Supply included: 75% Feeder Cattle (58% Steers, 40% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 1% Dairy Heifers); 20% Slaughter Cattle (97% Cows, 3% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 6% Replacement Cattle (9% Stock Cows, 90% Bred Cows, 2% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 47%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 10/24/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 14,156 11,568 18,019 Feeder Cattle: 10,596(74.9%) 9,337(80.7%) 14,951(83.0%) Slaughter Cattle: 2,773(19.6%) 2,167(18.7%) 2,054(11.4%) Replacement Cattle: 787(5.6%) 64(0.6%) 1,014(5.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 210 227 245 $794
400-500 214 222 235 $1,001
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 175 193 212.5 $675
400-500 161 184 203 $828
500-600 159 171 196 $939
600-700 151 165 179 $1,075
700-800 152 164 169 $1,228

*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 $71 $91 $102

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