Weekly Colorado Feeder Cattle Summary (Fri)
GL_LS795     
Greeley, CO    Fri Jan 11, 2019    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News

Colorado Auction Feeder Cattle Summary

Receipts:  12,916    Last Week:  N/A    Last Year:  20,778

   Compared to last week:   Trade activity and demand moderate to good.  Many of 
the auction markets hosted their first stock show special this week.  They will 
continue throughout the month.  There are no comparable trades as the last 
auctions covered were in December, but prices on feeders were firm.  The feeder 
supply consisted of approximately 54 percent steers, and 46 percent heifers. 
Feeder cattle over 600 lbs made up approximately 43 percent of the supply.  The 
next available report will be Friday, January 18, 2019.

   Combined weighted average report for 4 Colorado auctions this week included: 
La Junta Livestock Commission Co., Sterling Livestock Commission Co., Centennial 
Livestock Auction, and Winter Livestock Inc.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 300-350 lbs 215.00-225.00; 355-395 lbs 
204.00-218.00; 410-450 lbs 191.00-215.00; 450-500 lbs 182.00-203.00; 450-470 lbs 
195.00-208.00; 500-545 lbs 175.00-195.75; 550-600 lbs 156.00-185.00; 600-650 lbs 
150.00-170.00; 600-645 lbs 146.00-157.00, calves; 650-695 lbs 148.00-165.00, 
calves 143.00-149.00, full 147.50; 700-750 lbs 135.00-156.00; 750-800 lbs 
139.00-152.00; 815-845 lbs 135.50-145.00; 850-890 lbs 131.00-147.00; 950-960 lbs 
124.50-129.50; 1073 lbs 127.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 185.00-191.00; 450-485 lbs 175.00-185.00; 
500-550 lbs 158.00-183.00; 550-600 lbs 155.00-171.50; 605-650 lbs 139.00-148.00; 
650-700 lbs 141.00-147.50; 705-740 lbs 135.00-142.50. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 296 lbs 176.50; 320-335 lbs 177.25-179.00; 
355-395 lbs 161.00-177.50; 400-445 lbs 160.00-177.00; 450-495 lbs 149.00-167.00, 
fancy 169.00; 500-550 lbs 146.00-159.00, fancy 161.00, thin fleshed 160.50; 550-
600 lbs 139.00-153.50; 605-650 lbs 135.00-148.00; 650-700 lbs 131.00-144.00; 
700-750 lbs 130.00-142.00; 750-800 lbs 131.00-139.50; 815-845 lbs 129.50-135.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 325-350 lbs 151.00-164.00; 350-390 lbs 154.00-170.00; 
410-450 lbs 142.00-164.00; 450-500 lbs 139.00-158.00; 500-550 lbs 136.25-149.00; 
550-595 lbs 130.00-143.00; 600-650 lbs 125.50-139.50; 650-690 lbs 125.00-142.00; 
700-735 lbs 124.00-135.00. 

                           Feeder Steers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         11     526        526       177.00         177.00                 
         31   608-639      626    145.00-164.50     153.61                 
         26     695        695       143.50         143.50                 
         25     719        719    147.00-147.50     147.26                 

                          Feeder Steers Medium 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         12   308-339      324    183.00-190.00     186.67                 
         12     428        428       170.00         170.00                 
         35   513-543      528    156.00-160.00     158.00                 
         40   556-593      578    137.00-146.00     140.81                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         48   304-348      330    215.00-225.00     219.16                 
         95   356-391      371    204.00-218.00     213.18                 
        215   413-449      429    191.00-215.00     202.14                 
        329   451-497      473    182.00-203.00     192.84                 
         80   453-467      462    195.00-208.00     202.69 Fancy           
         10     453        453       199.00         199.00 Thin Fleshed    
        673   500-544      527    175.00-195.75     181.82                 
         16     544        544       176.00         176.00 Full            
        959   551-598      570    156.00-185.00     170.96                 
        595   600-648      630    150.00-170.00     159.51                 
         15   603-644      631    146.00-157.00     152.48 Calves          
         18   607-645      620    164.00-166.00     164.69 Thin Fleshed    
        551   650-694      663    148.00-165.00     155.08                 
         66   676-687      684    143.00-149.00     147.41 Calves          
         30     695        695       147.50         147.50 Full            
        530   700-749      721    135.00-156.00     147.00                 
        464   750-799      773    139.00-152.00     145.79                 
        181   815-845      836    135.50-145.00     139.08                 
        268   852-889      869    131.00-147.00     141.83                 
         11   950-960      954    124.50-129.50     126.33                 
         16    1073       1073       127.00         127.00                 

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         43   403-449      434    185.00-191.00     187.44                 
         71   454-483      473    175.00-185.00     181.72                 
        169   501-548      534    158.00-183.00     171.01                 
        190   553-598      578    155.00-171.50     166.40                 
        155   605-646      628    139.00-148.00     146.35                 
        155   650-699      670    141.00-147.50     144.72                 
         59   705-739      730    135.00-142.50     140.59                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         14   455-495      478    161.00-174.00     164.10                 
         11     599        599       146.00         146.00                 

                      Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         36     533        533       162.75         162.75                 

                          Feeder Heifers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         18     422        422       140.00         140.00                 
         19     547        547       143.00         143.00                 
         60   593-595      594    139.00-140.00     139.55                 
         63   655-688      666    137.00-139.00     138.38                 

                          Feeder Heifers Medium 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         63     555        555    140.00-143.00     141.29                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         11     296        296       176.50         176.50                 
         29   322-334      330    177.25-179.00     177.95                 
         95   355-392      370    161.00-177.50     168.78                 
        122   400-443      423    160.00-177.00     164.62                 
         90   407-424      418    167.00-169.50     167.76 Fancy           
        526   453-493      470    149.00-167.00     159.40                 
         42     475        475       169.00         169.00 Fancy           
        755   500-546      525    146.00-159.00     152.95                 
         32     502        502       161.00         161.00 Fancy           
         40     517        517       160.50         160.50 Thin Fleshed    
        733   551-598      573    139.00-153.50     146.10                 
        617   605-648      623    135.00-148.00     142.32                 
        392   650-699      671    131.00-144.00     138.18                 
         22   664-670      668       135.00         135.00 Calves          
        237   701-748      722    130.00-142.00     137.03                 
        167   750-797      772    131.00-139.50     133.54                 
        123   819-841      835    129.50-135.00     130.16                 
   
                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         23   328-346      335    151.00-164.00     156.96                 
         46   350-390      367    154.00-170.00     157.42                 
        172   410-446      432    142.00-164.00     153.50                 
        122   450-496      476    139.00-158.00     149.22                 
        286   503-549      532    136.25-149.00     144.92                 
        161   553-594      570    130.00-143.00     138.09                 
        108   603-649      630    125.50-139.50     136.33                 
         86   650-687      669    125.00-142.00     134.86                 
         31   700-734      723    124.00-135.00     129.99                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         26     398        398       146.00         146.00                 
         14     404        404       135.00         135.00                 
         10   619-629      623    125.00-129.00     127.38                 

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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