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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

2/18/2023

Total Run: 5,751

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 moderate on moderate to very good demand. Feeder steers under 500 lbs sold sharply lower on a light test, 500-750 lbs mostly 3.00 to 5.00 higher, and over 750 lbs mixed at 3.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Feeder heifers under 450 lbs sold uneven, and heifers 450-850 lbs mostly steady to 5.00 lower. Feeder dairy heifers 850-1300 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Average dressing slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher.

Supply included: 87% Feeder Cattle (44% Steers, 50% Heifers, 0% Bulls, 6% Dairy Heifers); 13% Slaughter Cattle (94% Cows, 6% Bulls); 1% Replacement Cattle (37% Stock Cows, 41% Bred Heifers, 22% Cow-Calf Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 59%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/6/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 5,751 13,167 6,106 Feeder Cattle: 4,981(86.6%) 10,713(81.4%) 4,840(79.3%) Slaughter Cattle: 730(12.7%) 1,221(9.3%) 801(13.1%) Replacement Cattle: 40(0.7%) 1,233(9.4%) 465(7.6%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 260 260 0.0000 $650
300-400 238 242 248 $846
400-500 219 234 260 $1,052
500-600 $--
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 222.5 223 223 $557
300-400 204 210 224 $735
400-500 180 203 212 $913
500-600 175 190 201 $1,044
600-700 167.5 177 188 $1,152
700-800 163 171 178 $1,283

*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 $101 $122

Total Run