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Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary

Archived Report

4/29/2023

Total Run: 4,181

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 too thinly tested to trend, but higher undertones were noted. Average dressing slaughter cows sold mostly steady.

Supply included: 62% Feeder Cattle (42% Steers, 48% Heifers, 1% Bulls, 9% Dairy Heifers); 26% Slaughter Cattle (0% Steers, 0% Heifers, 93% Cows, 7% Bulls, 0% Dairy Heifers); 12% Replacement Cattle (6% Stock Cows, 17% Bred Cows, 61% Cow-Calf Pairs, 17% Heifer Pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 61%.

LIVESTOCK SUMMARY Current Week Last Reported 4/17/2023 Last Year Total Receipts: 4,181 3,251 2,565 Feeder Cattle: 2,606(62.3%) 2,182(67.1%) 1,613(62.9%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,083(25.9%) 926(28.5%) 845(32.9%) Replacement Cattle: 492(11.8%) 143(4.4%) 107(4.2%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 260 260 0.0000 $910
400-500 253 263 269 $1,182
500-600 224 242 269 $1,333
600-700 $--
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 272 272 0.0000 $952
400-500 211 216 219 $970
500-600 208 219 237.5 $1,206
600-700 198 209 216 $1,360
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 $104 $112 $123
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