Weekly Colorado Feeder Cattle Summary (Fri)
GL_LS795 
Greeley, CO    Thu Nov 9, 2017    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News

Colorado Auction Feeder Cattle Summary

   This is a preliminary report as of Thursday, November 9, 2017. Final report 
will be released Monday, November 13, 2017. ***PLEASE NOTE:  All head counts, 
weights and prices subject to change on final report.

Receipts:  15250   Last Week:  14746    Last Year:  14255

   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers under 600 lbs traded 1.00 to sharply 
higher.  Feeder steers over 600 lbs traded 7.00 to sharply higher.  Feeder 
heifers under 450 lbs traded 5.00 to 9.00 higher.  Feeder heifers 450 to 600 lbs 
traded steady to 3.00 lower.  Feeder heifers over 600 lbs traded 3.00 to sharply 
higher.  Trade activity and buyer demand were moderate to good.  The feeder 
supply consisted of approximately 55 percent steers, 8 percent Holstein steers, 
and 36 percent heifers.  Feeder cattle over 600 lbs made up approximately 36 
percent of the supply.

   Combined weighted average report for 5 Colorado auctions this week included: 
Centennial Livestock, Sterling Livestock, La Junta Livestock, Livestock 
Exchange, and Winter Livestock.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 305-340 lbs 215.00-220.00; 350-390 lbs 
192.50-221.00; 400-445 lbs 185.00-213.00, thin fleshed 216.00-219.00; 450-500 
lbs 182.50-202.00, value added 207.00; 500-550 lbs 168.00-195.00; 550-595 lbs 
160.00-177.50, thin fleshed 182.00; 600-650 lbs 155.00-169.50, calves 151.00-
166.00, thin fleshed 173.00; 650-685 lbs 153.25-165.00, value added 169.00; 650-
700 lbs 150.00-161.00 calves; 700-745 lbs 149.00-166.00, calves 148.00-154.50; 
755-785 lbs 148.00-156.00; 752 lbs 140.50 calves; 825 lbs 157.50; 850-885 lbs 
151.00-153.50; 925-950 lbs 146.50; 1031 lbs 146.25.
   Medium and Large 1-2 325 lbs 205.00; 380-400 lbs 200.00-206.00; 400-445 lbs 
191.00-192.50; 450-495 lbs 174.00-190.00; 505-545 lbs 160.00-182.00; 550-600 lbs 
151.00-169.00; 610-640 lbs 154.00-157.00; 600-640 lbs 148.50-152.50 calves; 660-
700 lbs 147.00-154.00, calves 146.00-149.00; 720-735 lbs 143.75-154.00; 755-790 
lbs 140.00-149.50; 830-840 lbs 145.00-146.00; 943 lbs 141.00.                     

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 315-350 lbs 185.00-196.00; 350-395 lbs 
167.00-192.00, thin fleshed 196.00; 400-445 lbs 163.00-177.00, thin fleshed 
182.00-182.50; 450-500 lbs 150.50-174.00; 500-540 lbs 143.00-164.00; 550-600 lbs 
141.00-163.00; 605-635 lbs 140.00-159.00; 605-645 lbs 141.00-151.00 calves; 665-
690 lbs 140.00-154.00; 650-695 lbs 137.50-148.00 calves; 700-725 lbs 138.00-
147.00 calves; 750-800 lbs 142.00-143.00; 855-900 lbs 136.00-140.00; 995 lbs 
134.50; 980-995 lbs 136.00-137.00 replacement.
   Medium and Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 170.00-176.00; 400-450 lbs 155.00-171.00; 
450-500 lbs 140.00-163.50; 500-550 lbs 140.50-161.00; 555-595 lbs 150.00-155.00; 
615-635 lbs 139.00-148.50; 605-640 lbs 139.00-140.50 calves; 682 lbs 136.00 
fleshy; 796 lbs 135.50.                     

                           Feeder Steers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         49   556-590      572    165.00-168.00     166.45                 
         43   600-615      606    150.50-154.00     152.95 Calves          
         16     677        677       150.00         150.00                 

                          Feeder Steers Medium 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         50     731        731       145.50         145.50                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         21   305-340      325    215.00-220.00     218.26                 
         92   354-388      367    192.50-221.00     214.69                 
        203   400-442      425    185.00-213.00     202.09                 
         50   400-408      403    216.00-219.00     217.82 Thin Fleshed    
        645   450-499      478    182.50-202.00     191.36                 
        107   469-497      482    196.00-197.00     196.87 Fancy           
         40   450-473      460    200.00-201.00     200.26 Thin Fleshed    
         14     454        454       207.00         207.00 Value Added     
        501   500-549      522    168.00-195.00     179.50                 
         23     502        502       194.25         194.25 Fancy           
         48     529        529       184.00         184.00 Thin Fleshed    
        850   550-593      571    160.00-177.50     168.86                 
         20     578        578       182.00         182.00 Thin Fleshed    
        217   601-648      623    155.00-169.50     163.60                 
       1127   600-645      622    151.00-166.00     160.35 Calves          
         32     622        622       173.00         173.00 Thin Fleshed    
        158   650-685      670    153.25-165.00     158.23                 
        406   650-697      673    150.00-161.00     156.59 Calves          
         73     682        682       169.00         169.00 Value Added     
        247   700-744      720    149.00-166.00     159.02                 
        185   701-740      719    148.00-154.50     151.96 Calves          
         23   759-785      768    148.00-156.00     151.08                 
         22     752        752       140.50         140.50 Calves          
         41     825        825       157.50         157.50                 
         32   852-882      866    151.00-153.50     152.16                 
         45   928-949      947       146.50         146.50                 
         11    1031       1031       146.25         146.25                 

                          Feeder Steers Large 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         23     721        721       145.50         145.50 Calves          

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         11     325        325       205.00         205.00                 
         47   382-398      391    200.00-206.00     201.45                 
         36   400-442      428    191.00-192.50     192.03                 
         76   452-492      478    174.00-190.00     178.66                 
        183   506-544      529    160.00-182.00     170.06                 
        301   550-599      572    151.00-169.00     158.02                 
         12   590-597      594    151.00-155.00     152.66 Full            
         48   610-640      623    154.00-157.00     155.47                 
         76   600-639      624    148.50-152.50     150.59 Calves          
         43   661-698      675    147.00-154.00     148.94                 
         57   694-698      694    146.00-149.00     146.79 Calves          
         28   723-734      728    143.75-154.00     147.09                 
         12     730        730       145.50         145.50 Calves          
         24   756-787      778    140.00-149.50     146.81                 
         15   832-839      836    145.00-146.00     145.54                 
         12     943        943       141.00         141.00                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         12   316-335      324    172.00-172.50     172.22                 
         21     390        390       167.50         167.50                 
         17   409-431      422    164.00-170.00     166.39                 
         10   751-777      759       141.00         141.00                 

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 2                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         18     275        275       169.00         169.00                 
         24     463        463       147.00         147.00                 

                     Feeder Holstein Steers Large 2-3                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         37   310-321      318    156.00-158.00     157.53                 
         10     355        355       152.00         152.00                 
         10     400        400       140.00         140.00                 
         11     650        650       110.00         110.00                 
         67   722-734      726    104.00-107.00     106.41                 
         33   812-829      814    104.50-107.00     104.81                 
         19     882        882       105.00         105.00                 

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         62   239-244      242    145.00-152.00     150.20                 
         49   253-297      279    146.00-153.00     149.86                 
         30   300-343      317    144.00-153.00     147.51                 
         77   362-379      372    142.00-149.00     144.05                 
         80     357        357       151.50         151.50 Fancy           
         63   421-442      427    122.00-131.00     128.09                 
         78   456-479      460    124.00-131.00     124.91                 
         69   552-583      570    105.00-112.00     109.24                 
         44   610-640      621     97.00-107.00     102.46                 
         54   669-673      671     99.00-103.00     100.96                 
         30   721-732      729     96.00-97.00       96.77                 
         14   766-789      781     98.00-100.00      99.30                 
         20     928        928       118.00         118.00 Fancy           

                     Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3-4                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         28   202-203      203    128.00-138.00     132.99                 
         23   328-343      336    129.00-139.00     132.59                 
         61   413-438      434    114.00-119.00     117.75                 
         33   451-461      457    109.00-118.00     116.35                 
         77   567-595      583     96.00-101.00     100.07                 

                      Feeder Holstein Steers Large 4                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         22   482-496      488    100.00-105.00     102.69                 
         18     546        546        91.00          91.00                 

                          Feeder Heifers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         10     583        583       157.00         157.00                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         29   318-346      334    185.00-196.00     189.96                 
        131   352-394      368    167.00-192.00     183.31                 
         31     356        356       196.00         196.00 Thin Fleshed    
        183   401-443      420    163.00-177.00     170.19                 
         86   410-444      436    182.00-182.50     182.10 Thin Fleshed    
        363   450-497      470    150.50-174.00     162.82                 
         42     458        458       170.00         170.00 Thin Fleshed    
        538   500-540      520    143.00-164.00     155.91                 
        960   550-597      571    141.00-163.00     147.89                 
         33     560        560       158.00         158.00 Fancy           
        141   608-635      625    140.00-159.00     149.87                 
        416   608-642      629    141.00-151.00     145.06 Calves          
         43   665-688      670    140.00-154.00     147.21                 
        224   652-691      666    137.50-148.00     143.51 Calves          
         30   700-724      704    138.00-147.00     140.66 Calves          
         18   751-798      767    142.00-143.00     142.35                 
         39   857-896      876    136.00-140.00     138.06                 
         21     995        995       134.50         134.50                 
         19   984-992      987    136.00-137.00     136.63 Replacement     

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         37   350-396      378    170.00-176.00     172.62                 
         74   401-449      437    155.00-171.00     162.30                 
        260   452-498      474    140.00-163.50     150.90                 
        228   500-546      519    140.50-161.00     152.79                 
        123   558-594      584    150.00-155.00     153.50                 
         26   616-635      625    139.00-148.50     143.85                 
         56   605-636      618    139.00-140.50     139.70 Calves          
         25     682        682       136.00         136.00 Fleshy          
         16     796        796       135.50         135.50                 

                          Feeder Heifers Large 2                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         16     369        369       145.00         145.00                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         24     375        375       161.00         161.00                 
         10     443        443       152.00         152.00                 

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Lindsay Brunet, 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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