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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

1/28/2023

Total Run: 4,681

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 were moderate to good. The number of feeder cattle marketed this week declined again for the second week in a row as Stock Show Specials wrap up with available offerings at similar levels compared to last year. Trade mixed on feeder steers under 450 lbs compared to last week. Steers 450-750 lbs sold steady to 2.00 lower, and over 750 lbs sold 3.00 lower on a light test. Feeder heifers under 450 lbs were mostly 2.00 higher on a light test, 450-550 lbs 2.00 to 3.00 lower, and over 550 lbs were mostly 1.00 to 3.00 higher. Dairy heifers sold mostly steady. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly 1.00 to 3.00 higher. The next available report will be Monday, February 6, 2023.

Supply included: 67% Feeder Cattle (49% Steers, 43% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 8% Dairy Heifers); 31% Slaughter Cattle (0% Heifers, 96% Cows, 4% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (13% Stock Cows, 62% Bred Cows, 25% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 54%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/16/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,681 10,226 5,462 Feeder Cattle: 3,117(66.6%) 7,587(74.2%) 3,045(55.7%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,429(30.5%) 935(9.1%) 1,098(20.1%) Replacement Cattle: 135(2.9%) 1,704(16.7%) 1,319(24.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 231 247 265 $864
400-500 233 248 254 $1,118
500-600 205 210 218.5 $1,157
600-700 177.5 196 207 $1,275
700-800 170 174 177.25 $1,308

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 195 197 201 $688
400-500 184 191 198 $861
500-600 176 182 190 $999
600-700 166 170 173 $1,106
700-800 167 170 170 $1,274

*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 $95 $110

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