Weekly Colorado Feeder Cattle Summary (Fri)
GL_LS795     
Greeley, CO    Fri Apr 13, 2018    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News

Colorado Auction Feeder Cattle Summary

Receipts:  2287    Last Week:  6246    Last Year:  1634

   Compared to last week:   Trade activity and demand moderate to good.  Feeder 
steers under 600 lbs traded mostly 1.00 to 2.00 lower, and steers over 600 lbs 
were mostly 6.00 to 8.00 higher.  Feeder heifers under 550 lbs traded sharply 
lower, 550-700 lbs unevenly steady, and over 700 lbs traded mostly 3.00 to 4.00 
higher.  The feeder supply consisted of approximately 29 percent steers, 66 
percent heifers, and 5 percent bull calves. Feeder cattle over 600 lbs made up 
approximately 56 percent of the supply.  The next available report will be 
Friday, April 20, 2018.

   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 1 400-445 lbs 191.00-199.00; 460-475 lbs 
186.00-193.00; 530-550 lbs 175.00-187.00; 525-540 lbs 192.00, fancy; 560-595 lbs 
160.00-183.00; 550 lbs 194.00, fancy; 620-650 lbs 163.50-168.00; 650-700 lbs 
156.00-163.00; 705-730 lbs 133.00-151.00; 769 lbs 141.75; 800-835 lbs 126.00-
129.50; 850-890 lbs 119.00-128.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 350-385 lbs 189.80; 450-500 lbs 175.52; 525-545 lbs 
169.83; 575-590 lbs 159.31; 605-650 lbs 154.78; 665-675 lbs 148.63. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 400-445 lbs 163.00-166.00; 465-490 lbs 
159.00-162.00; 500-550 lbs 147.00-158.00; 550-595 lbs 146.00-158.00; 600-635 lbs 
138.00-147.00; 655-675 lbs 130.50-138.00; 670-685 lbs 125.50-128.50, fleshy; 
700-735 lbs 125.50-135.00; 723 lbs 122.00, fleshy; 750-785 lbs 120.00-132.00; 
760-775 lbs 130.00-131.25, fancy; 800-820 lbs 115.00-120.00; 817 lbs 127.25, 
fancy; 865-875 lbs 100.00-104.00, fleshy; 908 lbs 110.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 405-435 lbs 159.00-161.00; 455-495 lbs 152.00-157.00; 
503 lbs 144.00; 555-595 lbs 128.50-145.50; 685-695 lbs 128.50-131.00. 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         18   400-441      427    191.00-199.00     197.48                 
         16   462-471      467    186.00-193.00     189.68                 
         22   534-549      539    175.00-187.00     180.95                 
         12   528-538      533       192.00         192.00 Fancy           
         72   563-592      573    160.00-183.00     170.74                 
         15     550        550       194.00         194.00 Fancy           
         17   622-646      640    163.50-168.00     164.68                 
         20   653-699      677    156.00-163.00     157.95                 
         29   706-730      720    133.00-151.00     146.51                 
         33     769        769       141.75         141.75                 
         12   800-835      818    126.00-129.50     127.71                 
         20   853-888      877    119.00-128.00     126.44                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         18   350-382      375    189.00-192.00     189.80                 
         44   451-498      487    170.00-187.00     175.52                 
         10   526-542      537    167.00-171.00     169.83                 
         12   578-589      587    158.00-166.00     159.31                 
         43   605-649      631    151.00-161.00     154.78                 
         37   668-673      670    142.00-153.00     148.63                 

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         11   473-482      477    179.00-180.00     179.54                 
         32   567-586      582    162.00-168.00     166.90                 
         25   684-691      687    132.00-140.00     136.14                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         26   401-445      419    163.00-166.00     164.45                 
         17   469-490      472    159.00-162.00     161.63                 
         67   500-547      522    147.00-158.00     151.89                 
         68   553-595      585    146.00-158.00     149.79                 
        102   600-633      615    138.00-147.00     144.33                 
         32   657-672      668    130.50-138.00     135.82                 
         24   674-681      679    125.50-128.50     127.51 Fleshy          
        124   700-734      712    125.50-135.00     132.90                 
         24     725        725       134.50         134.50 Fancy           
         44     723        723       122.00         122.00 Fleshy          
         98   752-782      779    120.00-132.00     126.86                 
        104   760-775      766    130.00-131.25     130.75 Fancy           
         10   804-818      811    115.00-120.00     117.52                 
         61     817        817       127.25         127.25 Fancy           
         23   867-872      868    100.00-104.00     103.48 Fleshy          
         31     908        908       110.00         110.00                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                   
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         22   405-435      424    159.00-161.00     160.03                 
         56   458-492      477    152.00-157.00     154.88                 
         22     503        503       144.00         144.00                 
         80   559-591      574    128.50-145.50     137.78                 
         43   687-692      689    128.50-131.00     129.95                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         13   422-446      431    141.50-150.00     144.88                 

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Heath Dewey, Market Reporter
         970-353-9750 Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS795.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

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