Weekly Colorado Feeder Cattle Summary (Fri)
GL_LS795 
Greeley, CO    Fri Apr 12, 2019    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News

Colorado Auction Feeder Cattle Summary

Receipts:  3233    Last Week:  7111    Last Year:  2287

   Compared to last week:   Trade activity and demand moderate to good.  Feeder 
steers under 450 lbs were lightly tested trading 6.00 to 8.00 lower, 450-550 lbs 
2.00 to 7.00 higher and over 550 lbs mostly 2.00 to 4.00 lower.  Feeder heifers 
under 700 lbs traded mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower and over 700 lbs steady to 6.00 
higher.  The feeder supply consisted of approximately 45 percent steers, 53 
percent heifers and 2 percent bulls. Feeder cattle over 600 lbs made up 
approximately 50 percent of the supply.  NOTICE:  This report will soon be 
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   Combined weighted average report for 3 Colorado auctions this week included: 
La Junta Livestock Commission Co., Livestock Exchange and Winter Livestock Inc.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 241 lbs 215.00; 315-330 lbs 214.00-218.00; 
355-385 lbs 207.00-215.00; 400-440 lbs 200.00-212.00; 450-485 lbs 198.00-209.00; 
505-540 lbs 183.00-199.00; 500 lbs 203.50, thin fleshed; 555-585 lbs 165.50-
190.00; 605-645 lbs 157.00-176.25; 650-690 lbs 154.50-168.00; 700-750 lbs 
148.00-159.50; 777 lbs 139.00; 808 lbs 140.50; 828 lbs 139.50, fleshy; 860-890 
lbs 131.50-134.50; 855-875 lbs 128.00-130.00, fleshy; 1049 lbs 119.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 315-320 lbs 203.00-204.00; 350-365 lbs 191.00-195.00; 
400-435 lbs 191.00-198.00; 450-500 lbs 171.00-191.50; 505-525 lbs 171.00-174.50; 
573 lbs 173.00; 605-645 lbs 156.00-160.00; 700-725 lbs 140.00-143.00. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 250 lbs 191.00; 305-325 lbs 171.00-187.00; 
385-395 lbs 168.00-170.00; 414 lbs 167.00; 440 lbs 180.00, thin fleshed; 455-500 
lbs 151.00-172.50; 505-540 lbs 157.00-167.50; 550-595 lbs 151.00-164.50; 600-640 
lbs 146.00-154.00, thin fleshed 157.50; 650-700 lbs 135.00-143.00, fleshy 
129.00, full 134.50; 700-750 lbs 131.00-142.50; 790-795 lbs 132.00-132.50; 810-
830 lbs 126.00-129.00, replacement 133.00; 855-860 lbs 126.50-127.00; 955 lbs 
117.50, fleshy. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 335 lbs 179.00; 365-400 lbs 160.00-178.00; 415-450 lbs 
151.00-169.00; 459 lbs 146.00; 515-545 lbs 145.00-150.00; 597 lbs 149.00; 731 
lbs 130.00; 764 lbs 126.00; 805 lbs 123.00. 

                           Feeder Steers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         32   642-648      646    153.00-165.75     161.00                 

                          Feeder Steers Medium 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          3     585        585       156.00         156.00                 
          2     713        713       130.00         130.00                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         11     241        241       215.00         215.00                 
         14   316-329      325    214.00-218.00     216.89                 
         47   358-381      370    207.00-215.00     211.38                 
         49   400-439      423    200.00-212.00     206.39                 
         72   454-482      466    198.00-209.00     203.83                 
         49   506-538      522    183.00-199.00     195.07                 
         12     500        500       203.50         203.50 Thin Fleshed    
         87   555-584      576    165.50-190.00     178.84                 
         57   605-645      620    157.00-176.25     165.02                 
        119   653-688      663    154.50-168.00     165.07                 
        152   700-746      734    148.00-159.50     153.76                 
         11     777        777       139.00         139.00                 
          3     808        808       140.50         140.50                 
         10     828        828       139.50         139.50 Fleshy          
          9   864-890      878    131.50-134.50     132.81                 
         18   859-871      863    128.00-130.00     129.33 Fleshy          
          9    1049       1049       119.00         119.00                 

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         22   315-317      317    203.00-204.00     203.18                 
         14   350-364      358    191.00-195.00     193.32                 
         52   400-434      406    191.00-198.00     194.55                 
         47   454-497      480    171.00-191.50     178.78                 
         38   508-525      521    171.00-174.50     172.51                 
          7     573        573       173.00         173.00                 
         15   609-645      633    156.00-160.00     157.28                 
         49   700-722      709    140.00-143.00     141.58                 

                          Feeder Steers Medium 2                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         27     334        334       181.00         181.00                 
         29     587        587       145.50         145.50                 

                      Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          3     490        490       187.00         187.00                 
          4     555        555       164.00         164.00                 
          5     686        686       130.00         130.00                 
         14     710        710       130.00         130.00                 

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         19     555        555       142.00         142.00                 

                          Feeder Heifers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          8   521-543      532    152.00-158.00     154.94                 
          8     606        606       151.00         151.00                 

                          Feeder Heifers Medium 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          5     338        338       167.00         167.00                 
          4     690        690       124.00         124.00 Fleshy          
          4     713        713       129.00         129.00                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         14     250        250       191.00         191.00                 
         29   307-323      309    171.00-187.00     172.73                 
         23   388-394      392    168.00-170.00     168.78                 
         21     414        414       167.00         167.00                 
          5     440        440       180.00         180.00 Thin Fleshed    
        126   455-497      481    151.00-172.50     162.89                 
         52   509-540      523    157.00-167.50     162.66                 
        120   551-591      574    151.00-164.50     158.38                 
        174   600-638      611    146.00-154.00     148.56                 
         11     607        607       157.50         157.50 Thin Fleshed    
        150   653-699      687    135.00-143.00     139.23                 
          5     680        680       129.00         129.00 Fleshy          
         65     683        683       134.50         134.50 Full            
        144   700-749      712    131.00-142.50     140.35                 
         10   792-793      792    132.00-132.50     132.30                 
         13   814-826      818    126.00-129.00     128.07                 
         22     819        819       133.00         133.00 Replacement     
         53   857-858      857    126.50-127.00     126.52                 
         12     955        955       117.50         117.50 Fleshy          

                         Feeder Heifers Large 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          5     628        628       149.50         149.50                 
          4     718        718       126.00         126.00                 

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
          4     335        335       179.00         179.00                 
         52   365-396      374    160.00-178.00     164.50                 
         55   417-446      432    151.00-169.00     160.69                 
          7     459        459       146.00         146.00                 
         23   518-543      528    145.00-150.00     147.94                 
         12     597        597       149.00         149.00                 
          5     731        731       130.00         130.00                 
         18     764        764       126.00         126.00                 
         17     805        805       123.00         123.00                 

                          Feeder Heifers Large 2                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         20     801        801       119.25         119.25                 

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Heath Dewey, Market Reporter
         970-353-9750 Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

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