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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

3/25/2023

Total Run: 3,286

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 moderate to good. Feeder steers and heifers were too thinly traded for an accurate trend. Dairy feeder heifers sold mostly steady to 2.00 lower. Average dressing slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher, bulls 2.00 lower. The next available report will be Monday, April 3, 2023.

Supply included: 45% Feeder Cattle (40% Steers, 0% Dairy Steers, 45% Heifers, 3% Bulls, 12% Dairy Heifers); 32% Slaughter Cattle (88% Cows, 12% Bulls); 24% Replacement Cattle (2% Stock Cows, 61% Bred Cows, 5% Bred Heifers, 32% Cow-Calf Pairs, 0% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 40%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 3/13/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,286 10,425 2,372 Feeder Cattle: 1,475(44.9%) 9,510(91.2%) 1,303(54.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,036(31.5%) 863(8.3%) 993(41.9%) Replacement Cattle: 775(23.6%) 52(0.5%) 76(3.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 280 288 286 $1,006
400-500 222.5 276 286 $1,243
500-600 231 236 239 $1,299
600-700 216 222 225 $1,445
700-800 183 184 187.5 $1,383

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 202.5 219 212.5 $765
400-500 195 208 212.5 $936
500-600 191 195 203 $1,074
600-700 173 181 187.5 $1,178
700-800 168 174 177.5 $1,305

*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 $99 $107 $118

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