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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/4/2023

Total Run: 6,481

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. Steer and heifer calves traded mostly 1.00 to 7.00 higher, with instances of up to 10.00 higher on 500 to 550 pound steer calves. Feeder steers and heifers traded mostly steady to 5.00 higher on comparable sales. Feeder dairy heifers 9001100 pounds sold mostly 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls traded mostly steady to 2.00 lower. Trading activity and demand were moderate to good.

Supply included: 80% Feeder Cattle (47% Steers, 48% Heifers, 2% Bulls, 3% Dairy Heifers); 17% Slaughter Cattle (93% Cows, 7% Bulls); 3% Replacement Cattle (7% Stock Cows, 75% Bred Cows, 15% Bred Heifers, 1% Cow-Calf Pairs, 2% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 63%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 2/20/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 6,481 4,169 8,015 Feeder Cattle: 5,160(79.6%) 2,808(67.4%) 6,841(85.4%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,122(17.3%) 673(16.1%) 1,088(13.6%) Replacement Cattle: 199(3.1%) 688(16.5%) 86(1.1%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 267 277 300 $969
400-500 235 245 255 $1,101
500-600 210 228 241 $1,253
600-700 183 206 233.5 $1,342
700-800 180 187 202 $1,404

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 241 241 0.0000 $603
300-400 217 225 226 $788
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 $106 $111 $115

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