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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

2/11/2023

Total Run: 13,167

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for 5 Colorado auction markets included: Centennial Livestock, Winter Livestock, La Junta Livestock, Sterling Livestock, and Livestock Exchange. Trade activity and demand moderate to very good. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold sharply higher while steers over 500 lbs were mostly 3.00 to 4.00 lower with instances of steady to 1.00 higher on 800-900 lb steers. Feeder heifers under 600 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to 8.00 higher while heifers over 600 lbs sold unevenly steady. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold unevenly steady, trading from 2.00 lower to 3.00 higher.

Supply included: 81% Feeder Cattle (44% Steers, 12% Dairy Steers, 36% Heifers, 2% Bulls, 6% Dairy Heifers); 9% Slaughter Cattle (1% Heifers, 94% Cows, 5% Bulls); 9% Replacement Cattle (1% Stock Cows, 82% Bred Cows, 8% Bred Heifers, 9% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 64%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 1/30/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 13,167 9,848 9,705 Feeder Cattle: 10,713(81.4%) 8,837(89.7%) 7,167(73.8%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,221(9.3%) 991(10.1%) 1,162(12.0%) Replacement Cattle: 1,233(9.4%) 20(0.2%) 1,376(14.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 261 280 295 $979
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 210 216 225 $756
400-500 191 203 209 $914
500-600 178 193 202.5 $1,060
600-700 169 177 190 $1,152
700-800 145 172 176 $1,289

*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 $110
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